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ton of work. the results now has people looking for ways to avoid big traffic. to get from connecticut to wisconsin, not an easy way to get there. there is an alley now that connects it. that is a major problem with so much traffic. that is what has residents living closeby troubled by this. alley. d.c. bureau chief sam ford joins us live. hop bad of a problem are we talking about. behind you is traffic. that is the normal situation. but the sam: yes. there is more traffic here, jonathan. because of the beach drive construction. yesterday, according to the pom, the ally behind the buildings here, she was almost hit by a speeding commuter. commuters are all over the place because the lines are longer. there goes a car in the alley now. they think they can save a few
drive, the cars have to go somewhere. many if not most are at the park. >> my neighbor and i were talking last night. we literally had to jump out of the way when the car came zooming through. >> with the traffic on the street, many people here have gone to the alley as a haven to watchdogs and let the kids play. >> this is impacting everybody. >> they don't like it but they get it. >> wouldn't you be frustrated if your normal commute is 20 minutes and now it's 50 or more?
get there, too. >> she realizes alleys are public. >> i don't blame them. but i'm worry someone will get hit. >> the head of the business improvement association said they would like to see the city spend more of the traffic control workers in the neighborhood to perhaps improve the traffic flow. perhaps fewer people will take to alleys. reporting live, i'm sam ford, abc7 news. maureen: thank d.c. councilman board chair jack evans said the district would double the contribution. metro is facing $300 million budget shortfall. the general manager proposed fare increases reduce layoff
>> tomorrow's commute is different than today and the weather. storm watch 7 chief meteorologist joins us with changes in the air. doug? >> chillier and breeze zer after setting record high of 83. there are a couple south of the mason the bus stop time was mostly sunny skies. breezy and 57 at recess. 60 with the full sunshine gusty breezes. election day forecast coming up. jonathan: days to go until the
profile surrogates to help. first up, president obama campaigned for hillary clinton in florida. president obama: make no mistake, florida. all the progress we made goes out the window if we don't win this election. >> donald trump's wife melania delivered her first speech since the republican national convention. >> this is not an ordinary campaign. this is a movement. jonathan: she spoke in philadelphia where hillary clinton plans to hold election eve rally with her husband, daughter chelsea and the president and the first lady. maureen: time running out for early voting in maryland. today skytrak7 saw a steady stream of the voters going into the county community recreation center in silver spring. early voters have until 8:00 p.m. to cast their bolt unless
election day. with the election fave days away, abc7 is talking to voters in the area. today that mission took off brad bell and votetrack 2016 to an early voting location in georgetown, maryland. brad joins us live there to tell us what he is seeing and hearing. brad? brad: skytrak7 in the sky and votetrak 2016 on the ground. look at the early voting center. we have been keeping an eye on the lines. this is 40 minutes or so. we have also given people an opportunity to sound off. we set up the wjla.com/votenow so people are heard unedited. this is some of what we heard. >> hillary clinton is a crook. it's all over the media. all over the internet.
cnn will not cover it. they are suppressing it because she is under their payroll. thank you. >> i voted for hillary clinton because my friend gave me the motivation to go out and vote because they feel like trump ain't the best candidate for the election and whatnot. i don't feel like hillary is either but i feel like she is better than trump. i had to vote for hillary. >> we keep this country in our brad: one thing everybody we spoke to had in common they care about the election. they are picking up the votetrak 2016 buttons as survivor nears. early voting ends in under two hours now. it should be noted this is also the last opportunity to register to vote. right now until early voting stops you can come in, register and cast your ballot. but like i said, time is running out.
voting centers across the state of maryland. in german town, brad bell, abc7 news. maureen: thank you. votetrak 2016 has just two stops left before election day. tomorrow it's in college park, maryland. join the conversation. use #votetrak2016. jonathan: still ahead for us at 6:00. the election is making some people sick. are you one of those? we talk to a psychologist about the surge in anxiety. they have given us a name. and how you can fight back against this stress. maureen: plus, a win for the history books. how the local chicago cubs fans are celebrating with a unique link to the team star cross history. jonathan: first, we have new information on the deadly bus crash in baltimore. why one of the drivers should not have had been allowed to
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should not have been driving. glenn chappell was driving with a suspended commercial driver's license. the medical exam certificate expired to put him in the violation of if tall law. chappell and five other people died in tuesday's crash. jonathan: well, there is a park police officer recovering tonight after shooting himself in the foot. while he was trying to fight off a raccoon. he shot himself. on horse stable road in northwest washington. a witness actually videotaped the officer being medevaced from the scene. called the police about the raccoon about a raccoon being ravaged. shot from the gun. he is expected to recover. maureen: the number of local
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call 703-236-9220. the phone lines will stay open until 6:30. >> babies don't have instruction books. back to the race for the white house. is it's election stress. this is an election unlike any other. the first fe vying for the white house. >> there is so much hate. >> this is proving difficult for those susceptible to anxiety. >> more people are anxious about the election. >> psychologist practiced in d.c. for three decades and
elections. >> they are having dreams of trauma and anxiety about the loss of control, the progress made with the personal rights and the civil rights. >> if you find yourself waking one a knot in your stomach or you are more ink, than usual -- anxious than usual there are things you can do. >> they have personal co the systems to protect our rights. >> gretchen mccoy says it troubles her because it's not typical of the greatest country on earth. >> we are all about blasting sunshine and this is putting darkness in our everyday lives. that is not how we live. >> one thing is clear, election stress is not limited to one party but truly bipartisan.
maureen: the words millions of americans waited a lifetime to hear. the chicago cubs are world series champions! [cheering] this was the scene at the bars in chicago last night as the team got the historic win. today it continues in the billy goat tavern in northwest washington. it is owned by the family that put a hex on the cubs in >> i was relieved when the curse was over. >> the celebration continues tomorrow in chicago with a parade and a rally. they are expected to shut down the city. there will be the small parades and rallies. >> there are wrigley field. people are still partying. there is no game today!
good for them. if we won here we'd do the same thing. people would call in sick to work and party all day. jonathan: well, there's that. maureen: not you. you would be here. doug: of course i'd be here. working a double shift at that. look at the conditions. saw wrigley field. sunny and pleasant. the cold front is through. after hitting a record high 83 is the record high for washington at reagan national. breaking old record of 80 that was set in 13974. no record set at b.w.i. thurgood or the washington dulles. both places had the temperatures that were two degrees below the existing record. the deal with the rain, we are tracking it in the afternoon on the doppler radar. there are patches of rain ahead of the cold front north and west of elks, west virginia. we are tracking the rain.
if this works out there is rain south of the viewing area but the clearing skies should develop overnight and there will be a different pattern tomorrow. it will be more customary for early november. fall like temperatures. this is a day planner as you plan your day outside tomorrow. plenty the winds will be out of the north. heading through the next seven days, take a look at what we have for you. 60 tomorrow with sunshine. saturday and sunday mostly sunny both days with the system temperatures. clear and chilly at night. perfect early november outdoor weather. monday the same. 62. we will get to tuesday,
mid-60's, plen the of sunshine. there could be clouds but no rain. system weather for thursday and wednesday as well. and another reminder to turn back the clocks saturday going from eastern daylight savings time to eastern standard time. the sunsets at 6:03 saturday night. it will set at 5:302 sunday evening. this is the range of temperatures. chilly early and warming up throughout the day on election day. maureen: thank you, doug. jonathan: what a way to end a drought. go to extra innings, rain delay and amazing baseball. erin: it had it all. amazing game. the caps back in town. we let go to that and why barry trotz says it's a trap game. as jonathan said, the drought
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were when the cubs won to 2016 world series. last night game seven had it all and a game we will never forget. the cubs shattered their 108-year drought in epic fashion with an 8-7, 10 inning victory over the indians. >> this is for the people of chicago and cubs fans everywhere. >> rivalry is amazing. every speech tol >> absolutely! [cheering ] >> we are a big family, man. not everyone will get along all the time but when it matters most we rally together and get the job done. erin: i love that. back at home the capitals look for the fourth straight win tonight as they host the jets at the verizon center. the caps won three consecutive games and are home after a
even washington was successful on the road, barry trotz says it doesn't mean you can relax now you're home. >> we talked about it. you go on a road trip and you have success and you are trying to get home. you think it will be easy now. it isn't. >> it will be a hard-checking game. tough west coast team. erin: at georgetown, the basketball team held the media day. hoyas are selected to pick fourth in the big east poll. georgetown hopes to rebound from the finish last season. robert burton went one-on-one with j.t. free. go to the website to see the interview. tonight, it will be russell westbrook versus kevin durant. tip off at 10:30. that is worth staying up late for. maureen: give us the latest.
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