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film. and she says a lot of the accolades she is hearing about wonder woman, were said about her iconic film "thelma & louise". that was back in 1991. still-- she is hopeful that hollywood will change. it's xx and we're just getting started. texas in turmoil new evacuations in the east, while flood waters new evacuations in the east, while flood waters receed in houston. and as the city dries out, the death toll climbs. good morning washington. - unseasonably cool start to september - showers from harvey tonight through saturday - warmer & drier second half of labor day weekend
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(cat. 3) in the atlantic today: mostly cloudy & unseasonably cool. highs: 67-69 winds: ne 5-15 mph tonight: cloudy and cool with showers. lows: 57-62 winds: e 5-10 mph saturday: cloudy and cool with showers. highs: 62-72 winds: e 5-15 mph
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finally starting to recede in houston but in other areas, the water is still rising.. forcing more residents out of their homes. the death toll from hurricane harvey now stands at 39.. but that number is expct
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now just beginning to go from door-to-door to check on the stranded victims. abc's elizabeth hur has more-- from houston. a long list of local restaurants-
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hurricane relief, by doing what they do best. it was called dc dines out for houston'. 3-dozen restaurants, using
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those in the flood zone. taco bamba owner victor albisu, going a big step further; he and other dc chefs, feeding the displaced at the houston convention center: " "del frisco's grille" and "del frisco's double eagle steak house" will contribute 20 percent of sales between now and sept. 4 to houston area food banks. celebrities and athletes are stepping up for hurricane relief. among them -- houston texans defensive end j-j watt -- who has raised more than 10 million dollars! he started out... simply hoping for 200-thousand dollars! he's just one of a long list of big names -- contributing to the cause. join abc 7 & newschannel 8-- as we team up with the salvation army, to "stand strong for texas". we'll have
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from the salvation army, at the station all day... to take your calls and collect your online donations. phone lines open at the top of the hour, and we will bring you a live update when they do. you can also go to wjla.com and donate online. right now-- a big day for immigration advocates. the white house is expected to announce a decision about the future of the daca program. the program allows undocumented immigrants brought to the u.s. as children, deferred action from deportation and a two-year eligibility for work permits. vice president mike pence says he is confident that president donald trump will make a compassionate decision. there are almost 800-thousand young people with daca status who are at 800-thousand young people with daca status who are at risk for deportation if president trump repeals obama's executive order. a big step forward for president trump's border wall plan..
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has selected four vendors to build prototypes of the wall on the u.s.-mexico border. test-building will take place this fall in san diego. the barriers will be tested to see how readily smugglers could cut through them. there's already enough money to build the prototypes. but mr. trump is struggling to win support from congress to fund the wall. coming up-- a bizarre attack inside a local business. a man walks in with a lit molotav cocktail. we'll tell you what happened next.
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- unseasonably cool start to september - showers from harvey tonight through saturday - warmer & drier second half of labor day weekend - tracking hurricane irma (cat. 3) in the atlantic today: mostly cloudy & unseasonably cool. highs: 67-69 winds: ne 5-15 mph tonight: cloudy and cool with showers. lows: 57-62 winds: e 5-10 mph saturday: cloudy and cool with showers. highs: 62-72 winds: e 5-15 mph
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coming up--
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sheriff-- suddenly resigns. but he may not be out of work long. where he could be going.
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developing now.. a northeast d.c.
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chaining himself to his house.. because of a dispute with the city. george farris is a vietnam veteran. his house at sixth and "h" streets was built in 1862. the home's foundation and the adjacent alley collapsed more than a year-and-a-half ago, and the alley remains blocked. the city wants to fix the alley, and plans to enter the home as part of the project. and it wants him out. he says he's not leaving. the city released a statement. it says, in part, quote: "we understand this process might be disruptive to the homeowner. but it is important that we make sure the property is safe, and restore access to the public alley." a man is being held without bond after allegedly throwing a molotov cocktail inside a liquor store in beltsville, maryland. it happened sunday night. two employees were injured. the suspect,
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edwards, was quickly arrested. his mother told a store manager, her son had recently escaped from a mental health facility. one of the injured employees remains hospitalized, but is one of the injured employees remains hospitalized, but is expected to recover. the manager says earlier on sunday, edwards had been bothering customers at a nearby giant store. he'd also stopped into the liquor store. edwards faces 11 charges, including attempted first and second-degree murder. new this morning. a controversial milwaukee sheriff-- has resigned. sheriff david clarke turned in his letter of resignation, effective at midnight. clarke-- a loyal supporter of president donald trump-- became a national figure as a surrogate for the trump campaign. the former sheriff did not say what he plans to do next-- but politico is reporting that he will take a role within the trump administration. bruce springsteen has yet to start his broadway stint. but it's already so popular-- he's extending his run. tickets for the music legend's
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broadway" went on sale wednesday. they did not last long. they were all sold out by the end of the day. so the show, originally scheduled to close on november 26th, will now run through february third. tickets for the new shows will go on sale september seventh. "the boss" plans to perform five "springsteen on broadway" shows every week. at xx time for weather. toss to eileen - unseasonably cool start to september - showers from harvey tonight through saturday -
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half of labor day weekend - tracking hurricane irma (cat. 3) in the atlantic today: mostly cloudy & unseasonably cool. highs: 67-69 winds: ne 5-15 mph tonight: cloudy and cool with showers. lows: 57-62 winds: e 5-10 mph saturday: cloudy and cool with showers. highs: 62-72 winds: e 5-15 mph
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coming out of texas-- harvey is also bringing stories of bravery and incredible kindness. take a look at this. these bakers were trapped in their houston bakery. so they decided to do what they do best. they stayed and baked bread around the clock. they estimate-- that they used about 44-hundred pounds of flour! eventually they were rescued- and donated all that the bread to hungry flood victims. it's september-- so we're basically in the holiday season. and some toymakers hope a new "star wars" toy is this year's big hit. check it out. they are remote-controlled drones designed to look like "star wars" "x-wings" and "tie fighters". the units even play the john williams score from the films. and if flying star wars drones isn't your thing-- you could take a swing at this. the lego millennium falcon has more than seven-thousand
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the single largest lego set ever. you can place 10 "star wars" mini-figures into the detailed interiors. it hit stores in october but you better bring you piggy bank. it cost a whopping-- 800-dollars!! much more coming up on good morning washington. abc 7 & newschannel 8-- as we team up with the salvation army, to "stand strong for texas". our phone bank lines will open in a few minutes. we will get a live update, at the top of the hour.
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but the living room's pretty blank. we did a lot of research online. we just need to have a designer put it all together. mmm hmm. so, it's really nice when clients come in and have... done some of their own research. what do you think about these chairs and that table? working with a bassett designer was really easy. us being young professionals, we're so busy... there's no way we could've designed it ourselves. no. we love it!
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parts of texas. a ray of hope for parts of texas. some areas starting to dry up -- others still dealing with rising floodwaters. the next steps in the road to recovery. plus we are following breaking news. smoke - reported at a metro station. the impact it could have on your commute this morning. good morning washington. toss to eileen - unseasonably cool start to september - showers from harvey tonight through saturday - warmer & drier second half of labor day weekend

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