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- rain develops by 8 or 9am (some sleet at onset, mainly sw & nw) - chilly, raw, rainy day - coldest air of the season friday and saturday - wind chills range from the teens to low 30s today: cloudy and cold. rain, heaviest during the afternoon and evening. highs: 38-45 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. lingering shower early. lows: 33-43 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: early morning clouds followed by sunshine. seasonable highs.
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happening today..
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for the opening of the mgm national harbor. we are getting a sneak peek inside the billion dollar entertainment complex and later on this moring we will get an exclusive first look inside the national harbor traffic control center. sam sweeny joins us live. check out our
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dot com. and stick with abc7 news all week for reports on what you can expect from security in that area before it all opens thursday night. happening today. d-c mayor muriel bowser is expected to meet with president-elect donald trump in new york city. the two have not always seen eye to eye.. suzanne kennedy joins us with the detials on today's meeting. this is a meeting that comes at the request of mayor bowser. the mayor saying she asked for the meeting to discuss how the two could work together to continue washington dc's growth. mayor bowser
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president elect during the campaign. she, like other deocratic elected officials turned down an invitation to the grand opening of trump's hotel on pennsylvania avenue. trump has been critical of the district labeling it an inner city where walking down the street can be unsafe. today's meeting hopes to bridge the divide. the two will meet today at 11am in new york city. coverage with dc bureau chief sam ford coming up on abc7 news at noon. developing right now.. the death toll in that oakland ware house fire stands at 36 and counting. recovery crews continue to work around the clock combing through the rubble in search for more victims. federal investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the massive blaze. firefighters say they believe the fire started on the first floor in the back of the warehouse. the conditions inside--incredbily bad, one of the
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door left those inside with vertually no way out. last night the community mourned the victims with a candlelight vigil. breaking overnight. violence in prince georges county. two shootings just minutes apart from eachother--one of them turned deadly. john gonzalez is live more on the investigation. john? the bizarre
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northwest d.c. has nearby business owners worried. a north carolina man was arrested sunday, after walking into the restaurant with an assault rifle, and firing a shot. he intended to investigate a conspiracy theory claiming hillary clinton had ties to a sex trafficking operation there. the suspect, edgar welch, is being held without bond. no one was injured when the shot was fired. last night, interim police chief peter newsham met with concerned business owners on the same block of connecticut avenue. the police department is increasing patrols there. it's 5 xx and still to come on good morning washington.. an ourpouring of
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scott.. the former officer accused in her son's death now a free man.. so what comes next?? subway riders in los angeles will see extra security today.. the terror threat that has authorities taking no chances this
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he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the military community by the end of 2017. i'm very proud of him.
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- rain develops by 8 or 9am (some sleet at onset, mainly sw & nw) - chilly, raw, rainy day - coldest air of the season friday and saturday - wind chills range from the teens to low 30s today: cloudy and cold. rain, heaviest during the afternoon and evening. highs: 38-45 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. lingering shower early. lows: 33-43 morning clouds followed by sunshine. seasonable highs. highs: 49-54
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good morning washington.. what makes you warm and fuzzy during the holidays?? coming up..we take a peek at the light that shines bright inside one local community. and be sure to to tune in at 5:50 this
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installment in the star wars saga! be the 7th caller and the tickets
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two people injured, one person arrested after a shooting during an annual christmas parade. police in sanford say the initial gunshots erupted just before 8 last night sending
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two teenagers were shot, one is listed in serious condition..the other has non-life threatening injuries. witnesses say they heard as many as 7 gunshots. the parade was cut short because of the incident. one suspect who took off on foot was taken into custody. for now, the former charleston south carolina officer caught on camera shooting an unarmed black man is a free man. a judge declared a mistrial in the murder case of michael slager. members of the come to a unanimous decision. slager is accused of killing walter scott following a traffic stop in april of 2015. attorneys for scott's family say slager dodged justice by a hair this time, but he wont doge it again. scott's mother says at the end..god will be the ultimate judge. jurors could have picked between manslaughter and jurors could have picked
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either. slager also faces a federal trial, which is scheduled for next year. this morning, security will be beefed up at los angeles area metro stations after the fbi was informed of a potential terrorist attack planned for today. the threat stems from an anoynmous call made on a public safety line. federal authorities say the caller was very specific, saying the universal city station in los angeles was the target. authorities say they are taking no chances. mayor eric garcetti urged commuters to carry on with their normal security at every commuter rail stop in the region. here in our area, wmata has launched underground wireless service on the blue... silver and orange lines. right now it's only active from potomac avenue... to stadium armory. it's the first section of tunnels with any service at all. all four major cell carrier are part of the initiative that's been years in the making. there's a wall of light in alexandria's del ray neighborhood that's intended to be more than a decoration.
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of paper slips and battery operated candles. the wall comes with an instruction: think about the light that's inside of you.. and imagine how you can use your special gifts to be the light for yourself and others. the display will be up until we want to take a minute to thank all of you who came out this past weekend to donate to our toys for tots drive at national harbor. it was a big success - and you helped make lots of children's holidays bright! but if you couldn't make it, don't worry - it's not too late. you can drop off a new unwrapped toy here at our studios in arlington - or go
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us! time now for weather - rain develops by 8 or 9am (some sleet at onset, mainly sw & nw) - chilly, raw, rainy day - coldest air of the season friday and saturday - wind chills range from the teens to low 30s today: cloudy and cold. rain, heaviest during the afternoon and evening. highs: 38-45 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly shower early. lows: 33-43 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: early morning clouds followed by sunshine. seasonable highs.
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stormwatch7 as we prepare you for a chilly, raw rainy day some parts of our region could even see some sleet when this weather system arrives in just a few hours. good morning washington i'm larry smith. and i'm autria godfy. with stormwatch7 meterologist eileen whelan. - rain develops by 8 or 9am (some sleet at onset, mainly sw & nw) - chilly, raw, rainy day - coldest air of the season friday and saturday - wind chills range from the teens to low 30s today: cloudy and cold. rain, heaviest during the afternoon and evening. highs: 38-45 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. lingering shower early. lows: 33-43 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: early morning clouds followed by sunshine. seasonable highs. highs: 49-54
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the countdown continues to the grand opening of the mgm national harbor. this morning we will be getting a exclusive first look inside the national harbor traffic command center. sam sweeny is live at the casino this morning with more on what you can expect. check out our
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dot com. and stick with abc7 news all week for reports on what you can expect from traffic and security in that area before it all opens thursday night. rolling stone isn't giving up its fight over a story it published about an alleged rape at the university of virginia. the publication is appealing a recent ruling. suzanne kennedy joins us now with the details. last month jurors awarded the former dean of students named in the article "a rape on campus" 3 million dollars. rolling stone is asking that verdict be overturned based on the fact that the article's author acted with no malice. the alleged victim told the author she was raped by seven men during
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charlottesville police found that no such crime ever took place. it took the magazine five months to take the article off its website. rolling stone also faces a 25 million dollar lawsuit from phi kappa psi the fraternity where the woman in the article claimed her assault took place. that case is scheduled to go to trial late next year. now to the trump transition.. president-elect donald trump is expected to make more cabinet pick he's stepping his search for a secretary of state. former utah governor and ambassador to china, jon huntsman, has been added to the list of possible candiates. meanwhile, trump continues to indicate he might be open to changing his position on climate change. he met yesterday with former vice president and climate change activist al gore, who described the meeting as productive. and there's word that trump's daughter, ivanka,
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they plan to move to this area from new york city. and - donald trump hasn't even moved in yet. but already - someone is thinking about the next election. vice president joe biden - says it isn't ruling out a run in 20-20. he told reporters he's not committing one way or another. an update this morning.. the environmental protection agency identified the source of an oily sheen on the potomac river. the e-p-a says the sheen found last came from the dickerson power plant owned by n-r-g energy. tests identified the substance as lubricating oil. booms remain in place to protect drinking water intakes from the little oil that remains. happening today.. a candlelight vigil will be held at the world war two memorial, to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack at pearl harbor. the names of the 24-hundred-and three americans killed in the attack will be read. the vigil begins at five p.m. another commemoration
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tomorrow afternoon at the world war two memorial. it's 5 and still to come on good morning washington.. say it "aint snow"! parts of the country already turned into winter wonderlands..bef ore winter officially begins! we'll tell you where and if this system will effect us here in the dmv. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. cal sled jump record, fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet, tv and phone for just $79.99 per month online for the first year.
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he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the military community by the end of 2017. i'm very proud of him. my cookie exchange is super competitive. mine too! everything for the holidays.
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of winter.. but winter weather is already blanketing some parts of the u-s.. places like wisconsin, washington state, north dakota,chicago..a lready getting their fair share of snow. but its a much different look here in the dmv.. - rain develops by 8 or 9am (some sleet at nw) - chilly, raw, rainy day - coldest air of the season friday and saturday - wind chills range from the teens to low 30s today: cloudy and cold. rain, heaviest during the afternoon and evening. highs: 38-45 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. lingering shower early. lows: 33-43 winds: ne 5 mph wednesday: early morning clouds followed by sunshine. seasonable highs.
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three more bodies recovered from that warehouse fire in oakland.. coming up..the chilling text messages sent from victims to their families..right before the fire claimed their
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continues for more victims of that deadly ware house fire in
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death toll stands at 36.. and officials believe they may have located the section of the building where the fire started. lauren lyster has the very latest from
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d-c mayor muriel bowser is expected to meet with president-elect donald trump in new york city. the two have not always seen eye to eye..
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detials on today's meeting. this is a meeting that comes at the request of mayor bowser. the mayor saying she asked for the meeting to discuss how the two could work together to continue washington dc's growth. mayor bowser was an outspoken critic of the president elect during the campaign. she, like other deocratic elected officials turned down an invitation to the grand opening of trump's hotel on pennsylvania avenue. trump has been critical of the district labeling it an inner city where walking down the street can be unsafe. today's meeting the divide. the two will meet today at 11am in new york city. new york city. the latest chapter in the
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next weekend. "rogue one: a star wars story" is set in the years leading up to "episode four". but you may not have to wait another ten days to see it. we are giving away tickets for an early screening to rogue one. call right now. the number is 703-528-7334. the screening will be held next wednesday at the silver spring regal majestic. again, the number to call is 703-528-7334 good luck! remember the furby? cabbage patch kids? this year's impossible to find toy is hatchimal. (vo anim) but consumer reorter john matarese shows why some families who got one are already complaining about them....so you don't waste your money. the capitals
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but it would take overtime to beat the buffalo sabres. with the game all knotted up a 2 goals a piece in overtime.. caps on the move looking to end it here and it's marcus johansson with the game winner! his second goal of the night.. caps win 3 to 2.. and our very own julie wright was there to experience it all! she was given the opportunity to serve as the stadium
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it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - rain develops by 8 or
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- chilly, raw, rainy day - coldest air of the season friday and saturday - wind chills range from the teens to low 30s today: cloudy and cold. rain, heaviest during the afternoon and evening. highs: 38-45 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. lingering shower early. lows: 33-43 winds: ne 5 mph by sunshine. seasonable highs. highs: 49-54 winds: nw 5-10 mph kidd o'shea in the now.. jimmy kimmel is the new oscar host. he will preside
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to award shows though.. having twice emceed the emmy awards and hosting espn's espy awards. the 89th academy awards will be broadcast on abc february 26th. jimmy replaces chris rock as host of the oscars...and yesterday chris announced he is heading back on the road to do standup. he announced the total blackout tour'... the tour will begin on feb 14. march 5 - richmond, va @ alt center what do we think of ashton kutcher and mila kunis new baby boy's name?.
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larry: plus a major meeting at trump tower, just hours away. what the d.c. mayor wants to ask the president-elect. autria: and the stormwatch seven weather alert this mind. rain, possibly sleep, just hours away. the midday mass that could affect your ride home. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] larry: hard to for us, but not so much. which is why eileen and i got in early this morning, 2 a.m., and started looking at all this guidance. for the afternoon and evening rush, looks like a weather alert day for you folks out there. take a big umbrella today. lunchtime, it's going to be coming down.

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