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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> now, abc7 news at noon come on your side. >> we begin with life pictures of london. at 8:00 a.m. local time, and explosion rocked the subway station, and police are trti
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in london this year alone. has detailseth hur on the investigation underway. elizabeth: terror on a london subway train. , right now i just can't believe it. elizabeth: creating chaos and confusion as commuters ran for cover. eyewitnesses reporting some people even trampled trying to get away from an apparent explosion. fireball or fire blast that went up quickly, and as soon as it went up, people left. >> the train was stationary and the door was open. elizabeth: it was just after 8:00 a.m. in london. authorities say this bucket with what looks like wires coming out burst into flames. investigators revealing the improvised explosive device did not explode fully. >>
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can particularly expect to see an enhanced fleet presence. elizabeth: abc news learned that the device was hooked up to a time device. investigators are calling it a terror attack, but they do not believe that this was the work of a suicide bomber. as the search for the suspect or suspect intensifies, it is urging the public to remain vigilant. y: the threatr ma of terrorism we face is severe, but together we will beat them. elizabeth: this morning president trump had this reaction from the white house. president trump: we have to be very smart, very tough. elizabeth: in a series of tweets, president trump called the attacker a loser and implied that the suspects were known to london officials, to which the british prime minister responded it is never helpful for anyone to speculate on an investigation. melanie: we're keeping a close eye on the situation in london.
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as the story continues to develop. follow us at wjla.com and on facebook and on twitter. back in the metro area, catherine hoggle set to face a judge in just over an hour. last night hoggle was indicted for the murders over her two children, jacob and sarah, who disappeared in 2014. they have never been found. brian hughes is live at the court house where hoggle is scheduled to appear in a short time. brian: melanie, catherine hoggle was set to appear this morning in district court right across the street. her attorney was going to argue dropped misdemeanor charges dropped, the things have changed dramatically. she will appear in circuit court after being indicted on murder charges. this comes about three years after her 2 young kids disappeared in 2014. at the time they were only three and two years old. as you mentioned, they have never been found.
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has been the prime suspect, and is reportedly the last person to see them. she has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. she has been in a mental facility, and previous misdemeanor charges were set to expire today. now these new charges will ensure that hoggle will stay in custody. her attorney tells me he never was made aware of these new charges. i spoke to him over the phone this morning. he says, "we will see what happens in court." investigators continue to look for these kids. hoggle has never said where they are, but she has always consistently said that they are safe. more details expected in this case. richard reid is standing by and will be inside the courtroom for hearings set for 1:30 this afternoon. live in rockville, ryan hughes, abc7 news. melanie: developing now completes our pregnant teacher in maryland was killed. this comes as her boy
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produced in her deficits in a jail cell. john gonzalez with more now. john: ever since the gruesome discovery was made in damascus, maryland, this community has been asking 2 key questions -- how is laura wallace killed come and how did her parents have the courage, the strength to stand next to the alleged killer? we note she was shot in the back of the head, and captain darren frank takes us behind the scenes into their strategy. >> really poke holes in his story about what happened. part of that was researching what he told us, and the other part was putting in the private chemist to see what he would say , to see if he would stutter or anything. obviously, when asked what his last conversation was, he had a huge starter. he couldn't answer the question. on monday.knew how was the conversation before the press conference telling them, hey, you want to do the press conference -- what was that like?
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>> we dreaded it a little bit, but we have faith from working with them that they would get on board. the second we mentioned it, they were on board. they wanted to do everything they could to bring laura home. they had their suspicions about tyler. without hesitation, you saw the video. have a lot of admiration for what they did. it is insane that they would hold hands arm in arm, and we are proud of what they did. john: the 32-year-old, who admitted he is in to another woman, is being held without bond, charged with first-degree murder. said,hael mechanically john gonzalez, -- at montgomery county police headquarters, john gonzalez, abc7 news. melanie: president trump has praise for the first responders and crews dealing with the aftermath of hurricane irma. he and first lady melania trump visited florida yesterday. they met with victims and surveyed the damage. mr. trump said that the crews are way ahead of schedule in
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the job that everybody around has done. thank you all, thank you very much, we will see you later. tweeted melania trump this video while flying low over flooded streets, and it said in part, "there is much work to be done, but america is with you, florida." with a irma now gone, does that mean quieter weather ahead? doug hill is here with a first look at the forecast. for: going to be summery the last weekend of summer, and we have isolated shower chances today, tomorrow, and sunday. generally fine for outdoor activities. mostly clear skies, a few fairweather clouds, but mostly to partly sunny. computer models suggest that the timing for a few showers may be later this afternoon. live look at national harbor. it is beautiful. temperatures in the 80's in many spots already. 79 at reagan national airport. winchester at 72. 80 in baltimore.
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through the afternoon we will of sunshine and cloud. cannot rule out an isolated shower. as far as the big picture, satellite and radar, cloudiness and ran off the coast will stay there. the cloudiness will move in of it -- moving of it. think that maybe a couple of showers. futurecast indicates that by 5:00 this afternoon, the math is started by showers. things will settle down tonight and be warm and muggy. the weekend looks pretty good. partly sunny skies, the human, low to mid 80's. best of the humid, low to mid 80's. there is certainly a chance of isolated showers, which should not put a damper on your weekend. we will talk about the next 10 days in the forecast when we join you in the studio in 10 minutes. melanie: happening today, the final preparations for a big weekend for the air force. this weekend marks the 70th anniversary, with a
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out of joint base andrews. sam sweeney is live there with a sneak peek on all the excitement. hi, sam. sam: hey, mel, good afternoon. the excitement is in the air at joint base andrews. this is one of the enormous flames that you will be it -- and honest planes you will be able to go on. you will be able to fly, but you can check it out. they are giving unprecedented access to these airplanes. look all the way down the tarmac here. most of these planes you're able to go on. the ones in the distance are refueling tankers. they refuel planes in midair. and you will see a number of shows in the air. take a look at the video we shot earlier this morning. these are the golden knights. the army golden knights are the elite parachute team that will be performing here. you see the smoke that will come out of them when they jump from 5000 feet. and this is the first
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airplane. you will see how melania trump flies when she travels without the president. finally, you will be able to see the u.s. air force thunderbirds. they are the star attraction here at joint base andrews. they will roar in to the sky, down the runway, and then go from zero to 14,000 feet in just seven seconds. .he sound is deafening they will fly inches apart from one another. it is unbelievable to watch. get this come all of this is free. come out here, it opens tomorrow. you will be parking over at fedex field, beginning at 8:00 in the money, and the shuttle you over here. the gates open at 9:00 and the show starts at 10:00. it is all free. 200,000 people out here, and it will be very sunny. make sure you bring your sunblock. i saming at 20 sanders, sweeney. back to you inside. melanie: i would like to see melania trump's
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thanks so much. north korea launching another missile over japan. the defiant move forcing another emergency meeting for the u.n. if sanctions don't work, what will? an 11-year-old knowing the white house lawn with the support of the president. details on that coming up. let's get a check of the traffic with eric smith. hey, melanie, thank you. heavy right in a few spots this friday. blocked for woodward. should be clearing soon. short delay puts the car rest area. 95 southbound and occoquan near route one, tough right as you narrow things down and head towards route 123. occoquan, right side of your screen, the champ in the spotlight itself.
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on the live after the 270 sprint into bethesda, tough volume here on the right side on the inner loop heading to a work zone, which you partially see here on old georgetown road. the left lane is shut down. you do expect some heavy delays right into bethesda this afternoon. that is all from the traffic center for now.
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melanie: another missile launched from north korea last night, and another one in japan for people there to show put in place. this is the second time north korea fired a missile
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country in a month, despite new u.n. sanctions. there was a quick response from the international community. south korea began military jewels as a show of force, and the un security council will be holding another emergency meeting this afternoon to discuss possible actions. tense scenes overnight on the university of california-berkeley campus. groups of protesters to mr. did outside a speech by conservative commentator ben shapiro. the school spent over half $1 million on security to make sure the speech went off safely. for the most part, demonstrations remained peaceful. still, groups clash, resulting in the arrests of nine people. d.c. police and the national park service are gearing up for a weekend of protests. there is a chance we could get massive crowds along the national mall. one of the groups is the juggalos, or fans of the band insane clown posse. they are protesting the fbi classifying them as again.
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draw thousands. authorities tell abc7 they are already making plans to keep people safe as they exercise first amendment rights, but we have learned of one counterprotest. hockey season is almost here. the team held their first practice on the ice ahead of preseason. training camp kicked off yesterday. the caps face the devils in the preseason opener monday in new jersey. the regular season starts october 5 in ottawa. this warm weather, doesn't feel like hockey weather yet. doug: as soon as we flip from summer to fall, boom, right on schedule. summery weekend is what we have planned. cannot rule out isolated showers. mostly dry. just like late summer, which it is. we will give you a time lapse from the mask is elementary school. just effort -- from damascus element tree school. just after sunrise, a few clouds pass by, but even at this
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absolutely gorgeous into baskets and across the area. a few fairweather clouds, but through the afternoon, humidity and upper air things going on may trigger isolated showers. low 80's across the region this afternoon. think about that as you make plans for the weekend. there could be an isolated shower, but mostly dry and definitely on the summerside. most cloudiness on the higher alterations to the west. some of these you see popping up a little bit. here? y will move probably very few. is -- theit futurecast indicates that. scattering of showers around the area. most of them concentrated over higher elevations. that goes away come and as we get through the day tomorrow, we have conditions like this, not only on king street, but across most of the
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80's, partly sunny skies. it is a pretty nice day. keep that in mind, passing shower. , tropical storm, but expected to be a low-end category one hurricane the next few days. 85 mile per hour sustained winds. that should be monday morning. it should stay parallel the coast. don't expect major threats. is thing to keep in mind most of the effects we expect will be from the waves and the water. dangerous recurrence on the shoreline, big sets of weights, perhaps future version to go along with it. isolated showers through sunday. very warm. still in the 80's for several days. friday afternoon, the eternal equinox, and the first week of autumn looks just as pretty as the last weekend of summer. melanie:
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were yesterday. rolly worms. no bands, fully black. for florida says that means it will be a bad winter. happening tonight on abc7, kicks for the of "20/20" off, with jackson five member tito jackson and his new musical act. tonight will focus on the death of his wife and a man convicted of murdering her, and here with the previous elizabeth vargas. this is an alert -- interesting case. what do tito jackson and his three sons have to say about her death. elizabeth: they have maintained from the start that this death was suspicious and it was a homicide. the jackson family has waged a very big campaign to get the justice they feel they deserve. and they finally did get, because two years after
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mysterious drowning in a pool, the coroner in the case changed his ruling from accidental drowning to homicide, and that is what led to charges of murder, second-degree murder while against the man convicted filed against the man convicted of those charges, and behind prison gates for 20 years. tonight we talked to him exclusively from prison, where he has never wavered in maintaining his innocence, that he is a victim of a campaign to put him there, that the drowning was accidental, and his daughter is out to prove it. tonight we delve into the case, fascinating case of this hollywood royalty family, music industry royalty family, and the tragedy experienced, and their search for justice. and the question of whether or not they happen wron-- have been wronged in that search for justice. melanie: after 20-some years in this case, was there anything new you were able to discover? elizabeth: we do know that his lawyers are going to file a
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questioning why the coroner in ,his case changed his ruling inexplicably. we confront the corner, actually, and asked him why he changed his ruling to homicide 2 years after she drowned in the swimming pool. what made him change his mind? that is something we will hear a lot more about. and his supporters feel that the ruling was changed to homicide under pressure from the jackson family. the jackson family, on the other hand, maintains they knew all along that this was something suspicious. they felt this was a murder. and a find a wrongful death lawsuit and very publicly went out and called for justice to be done, and they feel like justice was done. although it is interesting to note that the three sons, the musical group, are now saying that after 20 years in prison, don maybe should be released on parole. a showing of mercy, actually. me
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indeed, and we will hear more about it tonight. thanks a lot, elizabeth vargas. tune in tonight to the 40 this season premiere of "20/20" right it's time, america. there's work to be done. it's not going to be easy but there's grit inside of you. and if you need extra motivation the grad fund at strayer university can help push you forward. because up to your last year of classes could be on us. that's right. on us. today is the day. strayer university. let's get it, america.
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candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. melanie: an 11-year-old boy got to live out his dream when he mowed the lawn of the white house. the typical a dollar fee just to get the opportunity, and they got bigger for the falls church native. president trump came out to meet him and thanked him for doing such a good job. the white house let him mowed the lawn after he wrote them a letter, saying he would bring extra gas and batteries if he were allowed. well done. the grass pr
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mode after all the rain we have had this week, doug. doug: absolutely, and even though there is a shower in the weekend forecast this afternoon and maybe saturday and sunday, temperatures in the low 80's, very appropriate for the last weekend of summer. stay with us, because the now hour-long version of abc7 he's our pediatrician, dr. ralph northam. born and raised in rural virginia went to vmi. trained at johns hopkins. an army doctor who treated soldiers seriously wounded in the gulf war. eighteen years as volunteer medical director of a children's hospice. as lt. governor, he's fighting to expand healthcare in virginia. he'll get it done as governor. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, and we need to provide access to affordable healthcare for all virginians,
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>> you are watching abc7 news at noon, on your side. a manhunt is underway in london after a bomb exploded on a train, injuring 22 people. this happened this morning at the height of rush hour. as elizabeth hur reports, this is being investigated as a terror attack. elizabeth: cover on a london subway train. -- terror on a london subway train. >> i just can't believe it. elizabeth: creating chaos and confusion as commuters ran for cover
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eyewitnesses reporting some people even trampled trying to get away from an apparent explosion. >> like a fireball were a fire blast, it went up quickly, and as soon as it went out, people left. >> the train was stationary and the door was open. elizabeth: it was just after 8:00 a.m. in london. authorities say this bucket with what looks like wires coming out burst into flames. investigators revealing that the improvised explosive device did not explode fully. >> i would emphasize that london can expect to see an enhanced police presence. elizabeth: abc news also learning the device was hooked up to a timing device, so investigators are calling this a terror attack, but they do not believe it is the work of a suicide bomber. with the search for the suspect or suspects intensifying, reddish prime minister theresa may is urging the public -- british prime minister theresa may is urging the publico
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the threatter may: is severe, but by working together, we will defeat them. elizabeth: this morning, president trump had this reaction from the white house. president trump: we have to be very smart, very tough. elizabeth: can a series of tweets, president trump called the attacker a loser and even wereed that the suspects known to london officials, to which the british prime minister responded that it is never helpful for anyone to speculate in an ongoing investigation. melanie: we are keeping a close eye on the situation in london. be sure to stay with us online and on air as the story continues to develop. follow us at wjla.com and on facebook and twitter. another missile launch from north korea, and another one in in japan for the people there to shelter in place.
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korea has fired a missile over that country in just a month, and that is despite new u.n. sanctions. there was a quick response from the international community. south korea began military drills as a show of force, and the un security council will be holding another emergency meeting today to discuss possible actions. new developments in the catherine hoggle case. she is set to face a judge in 30 minutes in rockville. she was indicted for the murder of her two children. jacob and sarah disappeared in 2014. they have never been found. hoggle was a prime suspect but was repeatedly ruled incompetent to stand trial. misdemeanor charges against her were set to expire today, but the new charges mean she will remain in custody. abc7 is at the courthouse, and we will bring you updates on air and online at wjla.com. developing now, please revealing how a pregnant teacher in maryland was killed -- police revealing
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in maryland was killed. this as her boyfriend accused in her death sits in a jail cell. john gonzalez with more. john: ever since the gruesome discovery was made at the farm in damascus maryland, the community has been asking 2 key questions -- how was laura wallen killed, and how did her parents have the courage, the strength, to stand next to the alleged killer? >> we note -- we know she was shot in the back of the head, and captain darren frank takes us behind the scenes of the strategy. his -- part ofn that was putting him in front of the cameras to see what he was a come to see if he would stutter at anything, and went asked what the last conversation was, he had a huge stutter. he couldn't answer the question. onn: the wallens knew monday. how was the conversation telling them we want you to do the press
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,> we dreaded it a little bit but i tell you, the second we mentioned it, they were on board . they wanted to do everything they could to bring laura home. they had their suspicions about tyler. -- we have aation lot of admiration for what they did. insane that they would hold hands arm in arm. we are very proud of what they did. 32-year-old, who admitted he is engaged to another woman, is being held without bond, charged with first-degree murder. at one, county police headquarters, john gonzales -- at montgomery county please headquarters, john gonzalez, abc7 news. melanie: all right, panda lovers, sorry to disappoint you, but mae shon is not pregnantg. her hormone levels were up and behavior was changing, but it was
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she is 19 years old and has already given birth to three cubs. the zoo closed down the pan has to give her privacy, but it will be reopened tomorrow. no little panda cubs this year amid dark. little panda cubs this year, doug. doug: not now, but there will be more. cannot rule out an isolated shower this evening. most of the area dry. satellite and radar confirms that. a couple showers on the western shore. not much. enjoy the weather. had into the weekend will be similar. 77 and partly cloudy. great night in the ballpark. between the dodgers and the , a combined 90 wins
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or something crazy. partly sunny, warm, low to mid 80's. not a rain out. very nice final weekend of summer. we will talk more about the next 10 days and an update on the tropics in a few minutes. melanie: coming up on abc7 news tonoon, facebook's new way get rid of some not so wanted friends on your timeline. >> it all happens once every few years. joint base andrews air show. it is this weekend. take a look at all of the plans yo
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>> you are watching abc7 news at noon, on your side. melanie:
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8 are available soon. there will be the most advanced iphones on the market until six weeks from now, when the iphone x is revealed on november 3. that phone will have facial recognition technology and it comes with an even higher price tag. facebook users, you may want to listen up to this. the company has come up with a new way to keep over sharing friends from your newsfeed temporarily without hitting the "unfriend" button. facebook is testing out a snooze feature that contemporary block a person or page. for a week or even an entire month. big weekend for the air force. this weekend marks the 70's anniversary with a big airshow out of joint base andrews. since when has a sneak pk
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up in the air today and you can feel the excitement at joint base errors -- joint base andrews. people are packing the tarmac. take a look at some of the planes you will be able to go on if you come out today. transport jet. anything from an or plan, helicopter, home the can go in this. you can go in this this weekend. b1 bomber. and you continue on down the tarmac here and you will see some of the fuel tankers. this airplane will allow other planes to refuel midair. take a look at some of the video from earlier today. you can see that these are the golden knights and they want jump out. they are part of the para-jumping team. you see in this video that yo
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melania trump's claimed that she travels without the president. it is a heavily modified boeing 737. you will be able to look right into it. finally, you will see the stars of the show, the west air force thunderbirds. i wass video from when lucky enough to do it two years ago. the pilot straight into the air and go from zero to 14,000 feet in seven seconds. the noise is deafening. if you are interest in coming out, the gates open tomorrow at 9:00. hit the park at fedex field and then be shuttled over. all of this is free. reporting at the flight line at joint base andrews, i am sam sweeney. melanie: so much to see and do. to give you a taste of what it is like, julie wright got the chance to jump in one yesterday ahead of the big show. here are some of the sights and sounds from her right.
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-- >> now your right foot is going to go on that, and you will stand up and stand on the cushion with your left foot. the left foot goes in. julie: hey, guys, this is it. i'm officially tom cruise. i think i'm wearing his flight suit. we were about the same height, so i think i found one that hits. usually, it is me -- no, seriously, it is me! it is julie. you will see them this weekend out of the andrews air force show. i cannot wait for you guys to see what it is like to be inside of this airplane. it is just open cockpit, the wind, my pilot. it will be so much fun. take a look at what you will see. i will give you a little
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coming up this weekend. it.nie: she made she looked like she was having a good time. doug: weather will be fine. some showers, that the worst come in my delay for a few minutes. it will refine she will be fine. ,idday this friday, alexandria virginia, home of the belle haven country club. delightful
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tomorrow and sunday, slight chances of isolated showers. other than that, get out and partly sunny skies around the area. 80 in warrenton. 78 degrees in fredericksburg. 70 at patuxent river. 77 in gaithersburg. 78 degrees in college park. the numbers will rise a little more for the afternoon. most of this will stay there. east of the mountains, we are seeing a flow of southerly southwesterly winds. i think in this general area, we will see the possibility of a few showers developing this afternoon. better chances will be over the higher terrain. our forecast for the hour through the afternoon will be partly sunny, warm and muggy weather, highs in the lower 80's, with the slight chance of showers to the afternoon. weekend looks terrific as well. sunshine, with a slight shower chance. 84 for the high tomorrow. 82 on sunday. average high at 80 degrees.
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as we get to the future of next week, things will be back down where they should be statistically. this is the update on tropical storm jose. hurricane center expected to become a hurricane. process, the winds and waves persistently out of the east and northeast will cause issues along the beaches. high winds or highways, potentially life-threatening rip currents for several days along the mid-atlantic beaches. our extended outlook calls for the slight isolated shower chances through the weekend. otherwise, just fine. plenty of sunshine, staying warm next week. we roll into friday for the beginning of autumn, and the weather will be fine as well. i think the pattern will hold right through next weekend. melanie: i like the sounds of that. much more ahead on abc7 news at noon. but for some here's a preview of what is tonight at 4:00. >> good afternoon, everyone. health alert at 4:00 about a novel way to exercise your body and
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melanie: back with news from the entertainment world. we have a new details on singer selena gomez's kidney transplant and her close friend who stepped in system -- who stepped in. deborah roberts has more. gomez discussing her help struggles publiy,
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photos, saying "i needed to get a kidney transplant because of lupus,"cas -- my offering heartfelt thanks to her friend in the post, saying "she offer the ultimate sacrifice by giving her kidney to me. i'm so blessed, i love you so much." stars.et as young >> oh, right, he thinks the system works. deborah: they connected during a charity visit at children's hospital. overnight, she offered these thoughts -- "i am at beyond grateful that god would trust me with something that not only saves lives, but changes might in the process." >> donation is an important part of the transplant plus us -- process in the united states. deborah:
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more than 13,000 kidney transplants were performed, nearly half of them come from living donors, like this shares to pity in charles county, maryland. --onen a my best friends of my best friends. it had to be done. deborah: who two weeks ago gave one of his kidneys to a fellow deputy. to doidn't ask him it, but he was the first one to go up in the first one they found was a match. deborah: happily, the 2 are on the mend, feeling better each day and grateful. >> that is what we do, help people. .erve the community taking care of my best friend. >> there is no way to actually repay it. going to be a lifelong journey. melanie: we have got still much more ahead on abc7 news at noon, and it is shaping up to be a beautiful day here in the dmv. how will things look for your weekend ahead. back in a minute,
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doug, i still have to pinch myself saying i work alongside you as part of the storm watch weather team. being a weather nerd, i have always looked up to you. it has been an honor and privilege to work with you. you have given me so much advice, you have taught me so much, not only at forecasting, but how to be an effective co
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it has been such a pleasure working with you, getting to know you, and i'm so excited for you as you embark on this next chapter of your life. i wish you all of the best, and please stay in touch. , i can say i would not be where i am today were it not for your help and assistance and guidance throughout the last 20-some years we often working together. i hope you can relax and enjoy storms from a distance and inasionally check your texts case i have a little bit more questions and need for some advice. honestly, best of luck to you and marianne. love you guys, miss you so much. so excited for this next chapter. sit back, relax, you deserve it, my friend. melanie: lots of tributes pouring in all this week, doug. i'm so happy i'm part of your final day with you. how are you feeling? doug: i'm doing -- a little emotional. i knew this day was coming. it was part of the plan
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while, time to step aside and go in a new direction. but it is a little emotionally up and down today. melanie: the whole week has been. doug: but it is just the reality. can't get in the garage anymore. it is going to be fine, but a little emotional. melanie: people want to know, any retirement plans? doug: first couple weeks, not much of anything. chilling. wife and i will take measure of each other. we will be fine. i've known this for a long time, i just didn't know when i would start doing it, but i will be working a lot more in my church, chesapeake church, being involved in a pretty significant project off the bat for end hunger calvert. ia lot of work to be done for them. you will still hear me on the radio, but we definitely melanie -- melanie:
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lot going on. what are some of the highlights when you reflect on your long career in washington? doug: blizzards and this and that. the blizzard of 1996 probably the biggest snowstorm. the big thing i take away from 33 years in washington is just the number of people i've gotten to know and the young people in this business i have taken under my wing. it just means a lot to see them flourishing in the business, doing well. melanie: you have been a mentor for many good we -- we will press you one more time. doug: this afternoon, maybe an isolated shower. otherwise, partly sunny and muggy. weekend, muggy, sunny, 80's. that is a wrap. melanie: paul the best to you. keep in touch. don't be a stranger. much success
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announcer: let's get fired up. things are about to get crazy delicious. and we want to know, what "chew" cooking? carla's got a mouthwatering meal inspired by a new friend. >> are you kidding me? >> announcer: we're making an easy breakfast with the incredible "gma" co-anchors. and michael's revealing his pro-tips to shopping the farmers market. and it all starts right now, on "the chew." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> hey everybody, and welcome to "the chew." thank you. do you smell that, america?

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