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a first step to repeal and replace. the voting marathon while you were sleeping - and what it means for the affordable care act. plus - a killer in custody. the new developments in the deadly mall stabbing in wheaton. and leave those hats and gloves at home. temeperatures warming up even more today, making it feel like spring! good morning washington. toss to eileen - spring-like' today (60s!) - cooler tomorrow through th
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(snow, sleet, freezing rain) - few showers for mlk day - early look at inauguration: dry; mid 50s today: partly to mostly cloudy. unseasonably mild and breezy. highs: 62-67 winds: sw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. stray shower. lows: 42-50 winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy. more seasonable. highs: 45-50 winds: n 5-15 mph
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breaking news from capitol hill this morning.
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sleeping, lawmakers take the first step towards dismantling the affordable care act. after an overnight marathon, the senate approved a budget measure that would allow a repeal vote to take place with a simple majority. that legislation to repeal obamacare could come to a vote next month. but it's still unclear what will replace the affordable care act. the house is expected to vote on the budget tomorrow. new developments in the deadly stabbing inside the westfield wheaton mall. this morning - montgomery county police say they have a suspect in custody abc seven was first to report the arrest last night at eleven.. suzanne kennedy is live in wheaton with more.. suzanne? breaking overnight -
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apartment. it started in the basement of the three-story building on m street northeast. crews were able to quickly knock down the fire before it spread. no one was hurt. investigators spent the night at the scene trying to
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a hazmat situation forces an evacuation at d-c's ritz carlton hotel. fire officials say around ten last night, people reported a strong odor... after someone apparently sprayed some type of construction chemical in an area with poor ventilation. one person was evaluated by e-m-s. fire crews stayed on scene to air out the building. right now- all lanes are back open on new york avenue, after a deadly 3-car crash. the wreck - leaving one of the cars completely mangled. one person was killed, and another hurt. this happened in northeast near the intersection with florida avenue. no word on what led up to the crash. in the trump transition - three new cabinet confirmation hearings set to begin this morning on capitol hill. first up - defense secretary nominee general james mattis. current law prohibits anyone who has served in the military in the last seven years to have a top leadership position in the pentagon. that means congress must approve his nomniation and also pass a law providing an exception for mattis, who retired three years ago.
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today - represenative michael pompeo. the kansas lawmaker is being considered for c-i-a director. and a third confirmation hearing this morning. the senate housing committe will hear from doctor ben carson - trump's pick for secretary of housing and urban development. the mercury is rising. temperatures feeling like spring today - but winter will make it's return fast. stormwatch seven is tracking snow.. sleet and freezing rain, next. but first, a slippery landing in milwaukee. the high-profile passengers on board the plane, right after the break.
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rex tillerson put exxon's interests before america's.. i'm not here to represent the us government's interest. instead, tillerson sided with putin. with billions in russian oil deals... he opposed us sanctions on russia... ...for war crimes forced to pay hundreds of millions for toxic pollution... ...putting profits ahead of our kid's health. tell your senators to reject rex tillerson.
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just minutes after touching down.. the charter flight carrying the team slid on the runway at milwaukee's mitchell international airport. the plane did stay on the pavement and no one was hurt. icy weather had suspended takeoffs and landings at the airport earlier in the night. the heat are scheduled to play the milwaukee bucks tomorrow. at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. toss to eileen
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- cooler tomorrow through the weekend - wintry mix likely saturday (snow, sleet, freezing rain) - few showers for mlk day - early look at inauguration: dry; mid 50s today: partly to mostly cloudy. unseasonably mild and breezy. highs: 62-67 winds: sw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. stray shower. lows: 42-50 winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy. more seasonable. highs: 45-50 winds: n 5-15 mph a new year - and new prices
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a new year - and new prices
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things that will be cheaper 20-17, and the one must-have item that will cost you more. and the san diego chargers reportedly moving north. the sour message fans are sending to the team, next.
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the suspect accused of gunning down an orlando police officer. police have arrested and charged three people with aiding markeith loyd after he allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend. his niece was arrested wednesday on an accessory charge. later that day an ex-girlfriend of loyds was arrested on similar charges. and on tuesday, loyds supervisor at a fried chicken restaurant was also arrested for an accessory charge. the manhunt for loyd has entered it's fourth day and more than 500 tips have come in to assist in the search. all that rain in california is beginning to take a toll.. a home in hollywood hills is in danger of collapsing after a landslide took out part of a patio and its foundation. firefighters say rain-soaked ground gave way causing thousands of pounds of concrete to fall onto the street below. fortunately no one was injured and the homeowner is out of the country. nearly two fe
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week in california. it's the biggest rain event in the state in more than decade. meanwhile in portland... more than a foot of snow is paralyzing the city - even forcing drivers to abandon their cars. thousands are without power and oregon's governor has declared a state of emergency in the city, lasting through saturday. this is one of the biggest snowfalls in portland since 19-40. another nfl team may be on it's way back to los angeles. the san diego charges plan to announce today they are moving to l-a for the 2017 season. the franchise played their inaugural season ther in 1960 before moving to san diego just a year later. chargers chairman dean spanos has yet to send a formal relocation letter to the league or notfify los angeles or san diego public officals of the move. the move would come just one year after the rams moved back to l-a. and apparently not everyone is happy about the chargers planned move. overnight - a few fans gathered at the team's headquarters and one person threw eggs at the front door.
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arrived get ready for savings. 20-17 has arrived and with it - some surprise price drops in the store. with it - some surprise price drops in the store. consumer reporter john matarese shows us what to buy now so you don't waste your money 7 is on your side with a consumer alert-
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- spring-like' today (60s!) - cooler tomorrow through the weekend - wintry mix likely saturday (snow, sleet, freezing rain) - few showers for mlk day - early look at inauguration:
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dry; mid 50s today: partly to mostly cloudy. unseasonably mild and breezy. highs: 62-67 winds: sw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. stray shower. lows: 42-50 winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy. more seasonable. highs: 45-50 winds: n 5-15 mph
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but just like the storm impacting the west coast right now - we will once again see snow and freezing rain in just a matter of days. good morning washington i'm larry smith. and i'm jummy olbanji. and i'm jummy olbanji. autria godfrey is off today. toss to eileen - spring-like' today (60s!) - cooler tomorrow through the weekend
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(snow, sleet, freezing rain) - few showers for mlk day - early look at inauguration: dry; mid 50s today: partly to mostly cloudy. unseasonably mild and breezy. highs: 62-67 winds: sw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. stray shower. lows: 42-50 winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy. more seasonable. nds: n 5-15 mph
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new developments in the deadly stabbing inside the westfield wheaton mall. this morning - montgomery county police say they have a suspect in custody abc seven was first to report the arrest last night at eleven.. suzanne kennedy is live in wheaton with more.. suzanne? this morning a howard county
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a 16-year-old was gunned down inside her own bedroom new years day. for the first time since her death, a vigil was held outside of howard high school for charlotte zaremba. 15-year-old sean crizer walked into her room and opened fire before turning the gun on himself. crizer who was also a student at howard high died days later. classmates are still trying to come to grips with charlottes death. investigators say evidence linked crizer to two burglaries in the neighborhood, prior to charlotte's death. she was laid to rest on saturday. a motive in the shooting is stil uknown. today marks two years since smoke filled a yellow line metro train at the l'enfant metro station. one woman was killed and dozens more were sickened. earlier this week, metro asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit related to the incident.
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immunity in civil cases - and says the response of dc fire and ems is to blame for the death of carol glover. happening today... baltimore's spending panel is set to review reforms to the police department. the department came under fire after the in-custody death of freddie gray two years ago. now- a set of reforms are being finalzed. we expect to get more information about them later today from attorney general loretta lynch. fighting e-z pass fees. how seven on your side saved drivers thousands of dollars, still ahead. but first - a look at what's coming up tonight on abc seven. - spring-like' today (60s!) - cooler tomorrow through
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the weekend - wintry mix likely saturday (snow, sleet, freezing rain) - few showers for mlk day - early look at inauguration: dry; mid 50s today: partly to mostly cloudy. unseasonably mild and breezy. highs: 62-67 winds: sw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. stray shower. lo:
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mph friday: mostly cloudy. more seasonable. highs: 45-50 winds: n 5-15 mph
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the great eight, hitting one thousand. coming up - how alex ovechkin made history on the ice.. john live tease q live tease
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repeal the affordable care act. q mccray is live with more what happened while many of you were sleeping. also on capitol hill -
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tillseron breaking with some of donald trump's policy positions. under heat from lawmakers - the former exxon-mobile ceo said he supports the trans-pacific partnership' and said the u-s should play a role in combatting climate change. but tillerson's differences with the president-elect didn't stop there. tillerson went on to call russia a "danger", but refused to call
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criminal". today - three new cabinet nominees are in the hot seat. retired general james mattis.. trump's pick for defense secretary.. goes before the senate armed services committe at 9:30 this morning. at ten - representative michael pompeo will be considered for c-i-a director. and at the same time, doctor ben carson will be considered for secretary of housing and urban development. happening today - the man accused of a deadly two-day shooting spree across the maryland suburbs is due in court. a judge will determine whether there is probable cause to move forward in the case against eulaio tordil. prosecutors say he killed his wife gladys in the high point high school parking lot in beltsville last may. the next day, he allegedly shot three people at montgomery mall, killing one. he then allegedly killed another woman at an aspen hill shopping center before being arrested there. a seven on your side i-team investigation may lead to changes in the amount a
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tolls. a-b-c 7 began looking into the issue after drivers reported fines in excess of 100-thousand dollars. in many cases, these drivers were unaware of growing fines because they didn't realize their e-z pass information was out of date. drivers are charged 50 dollars if a video toll is not paid within 45-days... and penalties continue to grow until the bill is paid. seven on your side asked the state to take a second look at the fines of the drivers who contacted a-b-c 7. each had their penalties significantly reduced. a bill likely to be considered by the general assembly would drop the 50-dollar fine to 50-cents. coming up at six - a deputy and a suspect, exchanging fire. the dramatic shootout caught on camera. plus - tension on the court after last night's wizards-celtics game.
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guard the two team locker rooms. and you could be going to monster jam! watch good morning washington to win free tickets, coming up at six! in just eight days - the obamas will be moving out of the white house and into this new home in d-c's kalorama neighborhood. but get this - now you have the chance to live just doors down from the first family. john gonzalez is live in northwest washington.. john? history made last night in front of a sell-out crowd at
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capitals star alex ovechkin scoring his franchise record
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against those pesky pittsburgh penguins. here it is opening seconds of the game.. ovechkin gets the pass from nick backstrom..and scores the goal..career point 1-thousand.. just 35 seconds into the game. he becomes the 84th player in nhl history to reach the milestone and the second fastest to do it in just 880 games. ovi scored one more before than game was done. caps win 5 to 2. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - spring-like' today (60s!) - cooler tomorrow through the weekend
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(snow, sleet, freezing rain) - few showers for mlk day - early look at inauguration: dry; mid 50s today: partly to mostly cloudy. unseasonably mild and breezy. highs: 62-67 winds: sw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mostly cloudy. stray shower. lows: 42-50 winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph friday: mostly cloudy. more seasonable. highs: 45-50 winds: n 5-15 mph kidd o'shea in the now..
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american music and want to miss "taking the stage" african american music and stories that changed america i sat down with the exectutive producers the legendary quincy jones and tv producer don mischer a deadly attack inside a maryland mall - and now police believe they
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inside a maryland mall - and now police believe they a maryland mall.. suzanne? a maryland mall.. suzanne?
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announcer: now, "good morning washington," on your side. we begin with the breaking news alert. larry: the u.s. senate taking the first major step toward repealing obamacare. the vote coming in while you were asleep, and how it signals the beginning of the end of the afford of a carrot. -- of the affordable care act. autria: plus, -- jummy: plus, two people dead and one arrested. larry: and veronica johnson is excited, although she is checking a big change right around the corner in the weather. kind of enjoy it. veronica: open it back up for next wednesday. here is what happens. we have 60's today and next wednesday. in

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