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new barbie doll parents say just goes too far. right now at 4:59, the deadly shooting in northern virginia in a town that hasn't had a murder all year. >> and the death of a dictator. it's a new day in libya as we're learning new information about moammar gadhafi's death and the video that shows him begging for mercy in his final moelts of life. >> i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist on this friday, october 21st. we'll tell you what it feels like outside. a definite chill in the air. >> actually, it's like a november morning. down in the low 40s in many locations so dress accordingly as you head off to work and school on this friday morning. good morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein. right now a chilly 47 at reagan national. only in the low 40s in much of
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montgomery, prince george's, and fairfax counties. arlington county in the mid-40s. maryland in the upper 40s near the bay. manassas down to 41 there. 40s shenandoah valley as well as in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia. a clear sky and generally calm wind. that's allowed these temperatures to really plummet. this cold weather coming in on the heels of that gusty wind we had yesterday. we have just a few clouds in central west virginia and southern shenandoah valley. quite a bit of sunshine. sunrise at 7:23. crescent moon in the southeastern sky. temperatures by 9:00 low 50s. then a few clouds developing this afternoon. we should climb into the low 60s by early to midafternoon. that wind coming in out of the northwest later today. may be gusting up around 20 miles an hour from time to time. if you have plans for this friday evening, you'll wand to watch the evening planner. that will be in ten minutes at 6:11. danella, good morning.
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how's the traffic now? >> good morning. i am seeing the volume increase just a bit. so far no accidents. that's a good thing. so taking the outer loop of the beltway, starting to see some crowding here in montgomery county as you pass colesville road. you're still making a pretty goodspeed right now, 50 miles per hour while you make your commute. now, taking i-66 starting to see some crowding here. this is the view at chain bridge. as you travel east, your delays start in fair oaks and they continue. taking 66 east and west, no accidents on the roadways for you. on the rails, the delay on the marc train is increasing. right now we're up to 20 minutes. this is brunswick east team number 870. so far metro and vre aren't reporting any delays. now back to you both. >> danella, thank you. we are now following a developing story. police in alexandria investigating a deadly shooting. this happened along wythe street late last night. megan mcgrath with details. >> reporter: aaron, this is the first murder of the year in
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alexandria. not a lot of information has been released by police, at least not as of yet. it was around 10:10 last night when a call came into police with a report of shots fired on wythe street here in alexandria. that's when they discovered a 40-year-old man on the scene suffering from gunshot wounds. we're told that that victim died here on the scene. no word on motive in this shooting. no word on suspects or arrests. police are still trying to piece all of that together. again, this is the first murder of the year in alexandria, and the case still wide open. aaron, back to you. >> megan mcgrath. thank you. also new overnight, a deadly stabbing in the district. this happened around 11:00 along eaton road in southeast washington. right now the victim's name is not being released by police. also no word on any arrests having been made. 6:03 now. the death of libyan leader moammar gadhafi begins a new era in that country and for that
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region. after a 42-year dictatorship, rebels captured gadhafi in his hometown of sirte. we're learning this morning his burial has been delayed. news 4's melissa mollet joins us in the news room with more on that. melissa, good morning. >> good morning to you, eun. we just received word in the news room that gadhafi's burial has been delayed until his death can be examined by a court. a third party will look at the paperwork. some video we're about to show you is fairly graphic. it was taken by a bystander after gadhafi's capture. he can be seen bloody and wobbling. they found him in a sewer pipe and moved him to a truck, where he was shot in the head from cross fire. the u.n. human rights office now wants a probe into the circumstances surrounding his killing. a spokesman says this shaky amateur video showing a captured
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gadhafi first alive and then dead are very disturbing. for families who lost loved ones in the pan am 103 explosion over lockerbie, scotland, they believe it's finally an end. >> to bring an end to the man that called for the bombing, that is true justice. >> gadhafi's body is in misrata where it was taken. he will not have a public funeral. news 4's melissa mollet live this morning. a crowd celebrated new libya era. the crowd called it a thank you rally. the group said gadhafi's death gives them a chance at democracy for your country. new overnight, a small part of president obama's jobs bill failed in the senate, suggesting it may be difficult for democrats to pass any part of that legislation. the $35 billion bill that democrats broke away from the president's larger package was
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struck down on a 50-50 vote. the measure would have given states money to support jobs for teachers, police, firefighters, and other public offices. the white house says it would have saved or created 400,000 jobs. republicans, though, opposed it because it included a .5% tax on millionair millionaires. the president will be able to sign new free trade agreements today after what has become rare bipartisan approval from congress. the long awaited agreements with south korea, columbia, and panama were given the go ahead as south korea's president lee myung-bak arrived in washington last week for a state visit. it is the biggest free trade deal since the north american free trade agreement in 1993. this morning investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a farmers market in northeast washington. the flames started at the building along fifth street near florida avenue at 8:45. no one was hurt. officials say some businesses inside the market, including food vendors, may not be able to open today because of smoke damage.
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a local food pantry that had to shut down because of high demand will be able to reopen its doors sooner than expected. the action in community through service food pantry in dumfries say they have received so many donations they will be able to open before february 1st. they have the pantry closed through the rest of the month because they simply ran out of food. increased demand and helping local residents from summer flooding depleted their supplies. they supply groceries to about 4,000 families a month. seven minutes after the 6:00 hour. it's been a dig big debate on t topic for a number of years. they take
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phone and cancer is all talk. in the front. rebound, score! alex ovechkin. >> the caps notch another win, this time against the philadelphia flyers. ovechkin scored twice, and goalie tomas vokoun made 40 saves to beat the flyers 5-2. the capitals are now a franchise best 6-0 to start the season.
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their next game is against the detroit red wings tomorrow at the verizon center. >> we got to get you to a hockey game. i want pictures and videos of you. we don't need to shoot the video. >> hockey games are so much more fun when you actually go. >> like the ping and the hitting against the glass, all that kind of stuff. >> we need to get the caps mojo over to the skins. >> true. good point. see if we can make that happen. 11 minutes now after the 6:00 hour. a live look outside. still dark, but you can see the stars out there. it's a pretty sky. >> but it's cold out there. meteorologist tom kierein, weather and traffic on the ones. >> you need to layer up this morning. dress for almost like a winter-like morning. under a clear sky, we're down to just 40 degrees in parts of prince william and fauquier, western fairfax. it's only near 40. closer to washington right around the beltway in arlington, fairfax, montgomery, prince george's county. we're in the mid-40s. upper 40s near washington and right by the bay waters.
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elsewhere, low to mid-40s through most of the region. crescent moon in a southern sky. the orrion meteor showers will be this weekend. after midnight saturday night might be seeing meteors flashing through our skies. right now in the 40s. by 9:00 low 50s. bright and sunny. flew clouds this afternoon, dliming into the low 60s by midafternoon. northwest wind gust to go around 20 miles an hour. sunrise at 7:23. sunset at 6:22. here is the forecast for your friday evening. for your evening planner, we'll be in the 50s under a partly cloudy to mostly clear sky. near 50 by midnight. even chillier saturday morning. a look at the weekend and next week in ten minutes. danella, how's traffic? >> good morning. in montgomery county you have an accident. the fire department is on the scene of new hampshire avenue at piping rock drive. and also congestion right now, watching i-95 at fairfax county
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parkway. you're slow as you make your way towards the springfield interchange. as you continue now, not seeing too much of an issue for you on the 95. 395 both directions still clear. on the rails, that's where i'm seeing the big delay. this one on the marc brunswick east train 870. right now your delay is 25 minutes. metro and vre aren't reporting delays at this time. now back to you both. >> thanks, danella.
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thousands of dollars in debt. investigators discovered that terry thompson and his wife owed at least $68,000 in unpaid taxed. he released wolves, tigers, monkeys and other exotic animals before killing himself. he was released from prison after serving a year for an unregistered gun charge. a new study shows there's no link between cell phones and cancer. it followed 300,000 people for a decade. it says heavy cell phone users have the same rate of cancer as those who don't. an advocacy group called mobile-wise said the study wasn't long enough to consider the long term use of cell phones since brain tumors can take years to develop. we can now hear congresswoman gabrielle giffords speak for the first time since
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she was shot. she's taking part in a memoir that chronicles the life of her and her husband astronaut mark kelly. giffords will read the final chapter, "gabby a story of courage and hope." that book comes out november 15th. the navy says it kicked out 64 sailors based in san diego who were involved in a drug ring. military officials said most used a synthetic drug called spice and even sold it. the drug has similar effects to marijuana. the navy is investigating if sailors possibly used the drugs while on the uss carl vinson carrier while it carried out the burial of osama bin laden at sea. you're looking at a statewide drill just hours before a quake hit in california. a 4.0 quake shook the san francisco bay area yesterday afternoon. a second came at 8:15 last night. geologists believe a major quake will hit the region in the next 30 years. the jury in the conrad murray trial could start deliberating as early as next
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week. the defense needs to cross-examine the prosecution's last witness today. a medical expert testified there was no way michael jackson gave himself the powerful anesthetic propofol the day he died, saying the singer was too drugged up. dr. murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter. the defense is scheduled to call 15 witnesses within a four-day span. lindsay lohan was turned away from community service at the county morgue after showing up 40 minutes late. her probation was revoked earlier this week. the judge has scheduled a hearing for november 2nd to decide whether lohan will face any additional punishment. she could get as much as a year and a half behind bars. today live horse racing is making its return to prince george's county. rosecroft raceway officially sg t bankruptcy. pennd,3ke nati been offering
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live simulcasting for the past two months. penn national gaming bought the raceway for $11 million. there's speculation the company will make a push to get a license for slot machines and table games. that would need approval for maryland lawmakers and residents. racing starts tonight at 6:45. looks like more nba games may be on the chopping block. labor talks broke down with no new meetings set. things ended on a sour note yesterday, though. players union officials say owners came in with an ultimatum that revenue be split 50-50. something the players are not willing to do. games including those on christmas day would be the next to be cancelled. the 2011 world series is all tied up after another thrilling game in st. louis. >> and now the next. furcal hits it in the air to right. here is nelson cruz, and a comeback win for the texas rangers. >> cardinals were up 1-0 going
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into the ninth inning. texas claude their way back and ended up winning the game 2-1. the series now moves to texas for the next three games. game three is saturday night. a distraction with the student that has the official's uniform on. >> in a bizarre moment in last night's game between arizona and ucla, right before halftime, a fan ran out onto the field dressed as a referee. during the confusion, the two teams actually got into a brawl with players from both sides getting ejected. as for the fan, he was quickly escorted out of the stadium. wow. all eyes will be on the quarterbacks this week eend as e redskins take on the carolina panthers. >> john beck is making his first start since 2007, and the skins are facing one of the best
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rookie quarterbacks in years. >> but the redskins "d" says they are ready for cam newton. >> he's made a whole lot of plays. part of the biggest problem he faces isn't so much scrambling. it's just his ability to keep the play alive. little guys like me and other guys in the secondary when that guy's coming at you, he's 6'5" with some change, 250 pounds. that's a different beast than bringing down a michael vick type guy, smaller guy. we've got to get as many guys around him as possible. >> the redskins are also facing injuries in their secondary and on the offensive line. they take on the carolina panthers in carolina. i'll be watching the game. go skins. are you watching the game? >> i will be watching it. i'll be hear watching it probably. 6:21 is our time right now. that's important. people need to know that clearly. tom kierein has some information we do actually need to know. talking about that cool weather out there, tom. i'm watching the sky, and it's clear this morning.
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a crescent moon in the southern sky, a gorgeous start to the day with the autumn constellations and the black sky right now. 47 in washington. it's in montgomery, prince george's, and arlington county. fairfax into prince william. loudoun and fauquier, only near 40. low to mid-40s, shenandoah valley, out of the mountains as well. shenandoah valley in the 40s as is northern neck and eastern shore. weather observers reporting. cleared out. now this morning off to a beautiful start. sunrise this morning will be at 7:23. we'll have a clear start to the day. clouds building this afternoon. highs reaching the low 60s. a northwesterly breeze around 20 miles an hour. by dawn, near 40 saturday morning. a chilly day saturday with highs only in the 50s to around 60. a cool day sunday as well and partly cloudy. a bit milder as we get back to work and school monday. maybe some rain by wednesday and thursday next week. danella, how's traffic now? >> good morning. we have breaking news.
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chopper live over new hampshire avenue and the intersection of piping rock drive. here we have an accident that has shut down the intersection completely. you can see that we have fire on the scene as well as ambulance. this is new hampshire avenue at piping rock drive. i'm going to keep watching you this for you and let you know when you get your lanes back. this accident looks very serious. now, taking the outer loop of the beltway, you're still very slow at university boulevard. in fact, travel times for you. right now you're traveling at 39 miles per hour. and traveling i-95 in virginia, still seeing some delays as you make your way from the fairfax county parkway and head towards 395, but in both directions no accidents to report. now back to you both. >> thank you, when you believe in the future, you're always looking ahead... to what's next, to what's possible. confident that taking action now, is the way to create a better tomorrow. that's why we're announcing, that with the planned merger
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nicolas sarkozy's new baby daughter. mattel's newest barbie is raising a few eyebrows. some parents are turning up their noses at pink hair, rocker fashion, and tattoo designs. some say this barbie could be a bad influence on kids. this designer barbie is part of a special collection. already sold out. the new shipment will be sent out in november. the doll is going for $50.
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apparently, a lot of people have said that this doll is for adult collectors, not necessarily for children. >> honestly now, i think barbie is more for adults than for kids. 1959 as the first barbie doll. people grow up and collect them. >> a lot of detractors say that barbie shows an unrealistic image of what little girls should look like. there are lots of fans and people who don't like barbie necessarily. now she's got tattoos. >> there we go. the first lady of france has announced the name of their new baby. >> french president nichololas sarkozy and his wife carla bruni sarkozy chose the name giulia. sarkozy was in germany attending a european debt crisis meeting. he says mother and daughter are doing very well. if you're the president of france, you get a pass for missing the birth. >> no. you know what, with skype and
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overnight that president obama is calling unacceptable? it is a new day in libya as we are learning new information about moammar gadhafi's death. plus the new investigation being launched into how he was killed. good morning and thanks for joining us for "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist in for joe krebs on this friday, october 21st, last day of the week, as we take a live look outside and approach 6:31. a chilly 47 degrees outside our studios. tom kierein says a lot of folks in that chilly space right now. yeah, we're 45 minutes from sunrise. quite a chill in the air this friday morning. we're down in the low 40s throughout much of the region. closer to the beltway, it's mid-40s in montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's counties. upper 40s in washington and right near the bay. near 50 degrees. elsewhere, 40s all around the region. the clouds we had overnight pretty much have cleared out.
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just a few lingering clouds this morning. we'll have lots of sunshine. there is the dawn sky over washington, sunrise at 7:23. by 9:00 we should be bright and sunny and in the low 50s during the afternoon. clouds in and out with temperatures climbing into the low 60s. a bit of a northwesterly breeze too. that will be gusting perhaps to around 20 miles an hour later this afternoon. a look at your friday evening planner. that will be in ten minutes. here's a look at the friday commute. danella? >> good morning. breaking news happening in montgomery county. still watching the accident that's occurred here on new hampshire avenue at the intersection of piping rock. now, i'm watching this, and it looks like police are now allowing cars to pass in both directions on new hampshire avenue. the accident has taken place in the center of the intersection. now, if you just want to avoid new hampshire avenue all together, you can take lay hill road to get out of this area because i am seeing delays in both direction on new hampshire avenue. also seeing delays on i-66 heading east at waples mill.
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your delays actually start at route 50. they continue as you make your way east inside of the beltway. not seeing any accidents on i-66 in either direction. still very slow i-95 at fairfax county parkway as you make your way towards the beltway and continue on to 395. again, in this area, not seeing any accidents, just congestion at this time. now back to you both. >> danella, thanks. 6:32 now. we are following a developing story. police in alexandria are investigating a deadly shooting. we're told a 40-year-old man was shot along wythe street late last night. the victim was taken to the hospital, where he died. his name has not been releaseded. so far no arrests have been made. new from overnight, a deadly stabbing in d.c. this happened around 11:00 along eaton road in southeast washington. the victim's name is not being released at this time. no arrests have been made in this case. new this morning, an investigation into exactly how moammar gadhafi was killed. it was almost 24 hours ago when we started getting news that rebels had captured the libyan leader. news 4's melissa mollet is in
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the news room. a lot more questions coming up this morning. >> very, very true. good morning. gadhafi's burial has been delayed until his body can be examined by the international criminal court. a third party is going to come from outside libya to go through the paperworkment the video we're about to show you is very graphic. the leader can be seen bloody and wobbling. they found him in a sewer pipe and moved into a truck where he was hit by gunfire. some analysts say they don't expect a long term occupation like iraq and afghanistan, but u.s. officials worry anti-aircraft missiles are still unaccounted for in libya, and islamic radicals could capitalize, they say, on the chaos. >> we are going to see special forces. we are going to see intelligence operatives. we are going to see drones, and we're going to be doing it perhaps in 10 or 20 places around the worreld. >> secretary of state hillary probe i tv interview on thursday. the human rights office now
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wants a probe into the circumstances surrounding his killing. a spokesman says the shaky amateur video showing a captured gadhafi first alive then dead is, quote, very disturbing. now, as far as we understand, gadhafi's body is still in misrata where it was taken after his killing in sirte. he will be buried according to islamic tradition and will not have a public funeral. back to you. >> melissa mollet, thank you. coming up in ten minutes, we'll talk to cnbc about what gadhafi's death means for the oil markets and when you'll notice a potential change in gas prices. overnight president obama's jobs bill suffered a big loss for the second time in a month. that $35 billion bill that democrats broke away from the president's larger package was struck down in a 50-50 vote. the measure would have given states money to support jobs for teachers, police, firefighters, and others in public positions. president obama released a statement after the vote that reads in part, "americans deserve an explanation as to why
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they don't deserve those jobs, and every american deserves an explanation as to why republicans refuse to step up to the plate and do what's necessary to create jobs and grow the economy right now." a jury expected to begin deliberations today in the case of a teacher accused of choking students in a silver spring classroom. susan burke testified in her own defense yesterday. she faces second degree assault charges in montgomery county. parents claim burke choked, pinched, and scratched kids at greencastle elementary back in january. burke said students sometimes responded angrily as she tried to discipline them, but she denied choking any of them. 6:36. the "today" show is coming up next at 7:00. let's check in with matt lauer to see what they're working on for "today" this morning. >> eun, good morning to you. coming up here on "today," we have dramatic images of moammar gadhafi's final moments. we have the latest overnight details and talk about what his death means to the united states
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with senator john mccain. also head, our first look at the animals that survived the deadly round-up in ohio. and what was their owner doing with model heidi klum in a video that just surfaced. plus what lindsay lohan is saying after she showed up late for court ordereded community service at the morgue. we'll have those stories and a live concert out on the plaza from one of the biggest bands in the world. an entire half hour of music from coldplay when we get started on a friday morning right here on "today." eun, back to you. >> that is a huge crowd. i love coldplay. i'm so jealous, matt. >> sure to be great out there. the weather looks like it's cooperating beautifully. 6:37 our time right now.
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47 degrees, art starting to make its way over the horizon. tom kierein in the stormcenter with weather and traffic on the ones. everyone wants to know about the weekend. >> a lot of things going on. pumpkin festivals, high school football games, this afternoon and tonight should be great weather for that. there's the aroma of dry leaves in the air and a crisp and chilly start on this friday morning. look at manassas, the airport there reporting 39 degrees. and it's down into the low 40s in much of fairfax, montgomery, and prince george's counties. upper 40s in washington and right by the way. in the 40s all around the region, we have just a few clouds drifting in from the west. we'll have those in and out here from time to time for this morning and into the afternoon. sunrise is not until 7:23. we'll see that sun in and out here this morning with
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temperatures around 50 or so by 9:00. then by noontime upper 50s. then broiefly into the low 60s y midafternoon. a bit of a blustery northerly and northwesterly wind too. this evening the wind should diminish. partly cloudy and down to 50 degrees by midnight. a look at the chill in the air for the weekend as well as where is the peak fall color now? i'll show you my fall foliage map. that will be in ten minutes. danella, how's traffic? >> good morning. we still have breaking news on your roadways. out of montgomery county new hampshire avenue at piping rock drive. in this intersection, we still have police activity. they're trying to clean up the accident here. we're seeing delays if you take new hampshire avenue as you make your way north. traveling north, you've got to stick to the left to get past the accident. as you travel south, you've got to stick to the right. if you want to avoid new hampshire avenue all together -- and i mean all together -- you have the option of taking lay hill road. and then also, if you're traveling gw parkway southbound, we have a deer that has been struck.
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please look out for it. as you travel southbound towards spout run parkway, that's where you're going to see it. and the outer loop of the beltway in montgomery county, very slow at this time. you're looking at university boulevard. your delays start at new hampshire avenue. you're traveling 22 miles away as you make your commute. >> 6:42 is our time. stick around.
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take a good look at this video. d.c. police are looking for these two guys in connection with a murder on board a metro bus. that's surveillance video showing the men right around the time 22-year-old demetrius thompson was shot and killed. it happened around midnight thursday near the intersection of alabama and 23rd streets southeast. police have not released any possible suspects or motives in the shooting. if you have any information on thompson's murder, you're asked to please contact d.c. police. you might want to rethink your travel plans this weekend as d.c. metro crews will make repairs on 4 of 5 lines. the rhode island avenue and brookland stations will be closed starting at 10:00 tonight. the blue line will share one track between stadium army and addison road. the green line will share one track between ft. totten and prince george's plaza. and the yellow line will only run between huntington and mt. vernon square, stopping five stations early. all the lines should be back to
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normal on monday for your morning commute. and now a news 4 exclusive. a fairfax county dry cleaners closed up shop with all the clothes inside. for days customers have been stopping by action cleaners on annandale road in falls church trying to get back their clothes. there was a note on the door with a phone number, but the voicemail was full. now the note is gone. the department of consumer affairs is currently investigating three complaints from customers who can't get their clothes back. >> i just was so shocked to come here and find it completely empty. i bring the dry cleaning here for my husband every two weeks. so there's two weeks worth of suits and shirts that they have. >> the shonning centpping cented for demolition. the shopping center's landlords have actually told us they heard the owners opened another dry cleaning business. they don't know where it is, though. this morning investigators trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a farmers market in northeast washington.
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the flames started at the building along fifth street in florida avenue around 9:45. nobody got hurt. officials say some businesses inside that market, including food vendors, may not be able to open today because of smoke damage. the highly anticipated steve jobs biography will hit store book shelves monday. the book will shed new light on the late apple co-founder. author walter isaacson reveals that jobs offered to design political ads for obama's 2012 campaign despite being highly critical of the administration's policies. he told obama you're, quote, headed toward a one-term presidency and advised him to have a more business friendly administration. it also describes why jobs delayed getting surgery for his cancer for nearly nine months. he tried a vegan diet, acupunctu acupuncture, and herbal remedies before undergoing surgery in 2004. with the death of moammar
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gadhafi in libya, a lot of people are now wondering what this might mean for the oil markets. cnbc's bertha coombs is live with answers to that question. bertha, good morning. >> good morning. last winter when we started seeing this wave of revolution in the middle east, we saw oil prices shoot up. not really responding right now with the death of gadhafi. most experts agree that his death curbs a bit of uncertainty in libya. we certainly don't know what's going to happen with the government, and it's going to take time to bring production back to the 1.5 million barrels a day they were producing before the uprising. but long term it could be good news for oil supply. a new ap poll meantime says a majority of americans are still gloomy over the economy. it's not really news to you most likely. slightly more optimistic than they were over the summer. 70% of people believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, and 4 in 10 believe unemployment is actually going to go higher in the year to
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come. if you're worried and want to sock away more money for retirement, you may be able to contribute more money to your 401(k) plan. next year the irs is boosting the pretax contribution allowed to $17,000. the increase is a move to keep up with inflations. however, employers are not required to boost that match. and, of course, you need more money in your pocket in order to save it. it's kind of tough if you don't have enough to save in the first place. >> that's true. bertha, thank you. >> see you. if you haven't heard, the world is supposed to end today. well, that's according to evangelical broadcaster harold kamping. you'll remember he revised his prediction earlier this year. he originally said may 21st was going to be the end of the world. after that didn't happen, he said he miscalculated by five months. kamping disappeared from the public eye.
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he suffered a stroke this summer, and his daily radio program open forum was cancelled. >> tune in tomorrow, and we'll let you know whether he was right or not. >> i have a feeling we'll still be here. fans either love them or hate them, and now you can own one. >> aaron, more excitement, please. the university of maryland football jerseys have created so much buzz, and they could soon be hanging in your closet. the terps pride uniforms received national attention when they debuted at the terps' home opener this fall. some called them the ugliest in college football. starting in november, they will be sold at sporting goods stores across maryland. right now they are available for preorder online at the jerseys cost you about $60. aaron said, if i wear it on the air, he'll buy me one. >> i'll buy you one if you can wear it on tv and a helmet to go with it. >> wait. don't mess up my hair.
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6:51. tom? today off to a chilly start this morning. temperatures much colder than they have been the last several mornings. there's the sky over the potomac river. here's where we have the peak color. that area of brilliant orange over west virginia and western maryland now at peak color. we have gorgeous color showing up there. we've got closer to washington. we're getting into moderate color. look at this photo sent in by one of our viewers in the highlands of west virginia. what a gorgeous picture from john roddy. tomorrow, the battle of the bands at cardozo high school. one marching band from as far away as the bahamas. it's a fund-raiser to get them new uniforms. temperatures right now are down
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into the low and mid-40s throughout much of the region. 47 at reagan national. it's dipped down into the upper 30s in prince william county, parts of arlington, fairfax. we've had the overnight clouds clear out a bit. we have more beginning to move in from the west. we'll have them ain and out, partly sunny morning. sup rise at 7:23. we climb into the low 60s. northwesterly wind around 5 to 15 to 20 miles an hour. tonight winds diminish. in the 50s through midevening. a chilly day tomorrow, up near 60 during the afternoon. great for all the high school and college games tomorrow. on sunday into the low 60s after a chilly start and partly cloudy. a bit milder on monday as we get into next week. up near 70 tuesday maybe. wednesday, thursday, rain is possible. now, danella, how's the commute? if you're taking gw parkway southbound, be careful. still hearing reports of a deer struck in your roadway. this is as you make your way to
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spout run parkway on gw parkway. still seeing a lot of congestion in our area. i'm watching i-95. crowding around fairfax county parkway continues as you head towards the springfield interchange. as you continue on to 395, starting to see some crowding on duke street right here. hey, those hov lanes pretty clear at this time. that may be a better option for you. traveling 395 all the way to the 14th street bridge, no accidents to report. now back to you both. >> thank you, danella. 6:54 now. this morning police in alexandria investigating a deadly shooting that happened along wythe street last night. megan mcgrath live with the latest details. megan? >> reporter: aaron, alexandria hadn't had a homicide all year. that shooting may change that statistic. right around 10:10 last night, police received a call for shots fired in the 1200 block of wythe street here in alexandria. when they arrived on the scene, they found a 40-year-old man suffering from fatal gunshot wounds. no word on exactly what led up to the shooting.
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no word on suspects or arrests. they have not released the victim's name. this investigation still ongoing. anyone with information, you're asked to call alexandria police. aaron, back to you. >> megan, thank you. 6:54 now. here are some of the morning's top stories. a libyan official says the burial of moammar gadhafi has been delayed until an international criminal court can examine the circumstances of his death. the former libyan leader was killed yesterday. officials say, when gadhafi is buried, it will be according to islamic tradition. the senate rejected a portion of president obama's jobs bill. the $35 billion piece of the president's larger package failed in a 50-50 vote. it would have given states money to support teachers, police, and firefighters. >> president obama will sign new free trade agreements with south korea, colombia, and panama today. the agreements received approval from congress last week. it is the biggest free trade deal since the north american free trade agreement in 1993. and the world series is all
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tied up. the texas rangers rallied to take game two of the best of seven series, defeating the cardinals 2-1. the series moves to texas for the next three games. game three is on saturday night. >> out the door forecast with tom. busy weekend. >> a lot of things going on, pumpkin festivals and outdoor recreation. looks like great ought aum weather coming up. a chilly start. temperatures in the low to mid-40s throughout much of the region. later today, low 60s and partly cloudy. chilly start to saturday and sunday mornings too. both mornings near 40. afternoon highs both days only around 60. partly cloudy, dry weather. great weather for all your outdoor fun and recreation and work, if you have to do that. people will be raking leaves too. on monday we get back to work and school with milder weather, even milder on tuesday. looks like rain possible wednesday, thursday next week. danella, how's the friday commute now? >> outer loop of the beltway at new hampshire avenue in maryland, very slow. your delays continue as you make your way towards the mormon temple. right now traveling at 24 miles
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per hour. i can tell you that commute is going to be stop and go. eun, looking at all this traffic makes me feel ready for a friday dance break. i can't control myself. >> i forgot about it. what do you have, danella? do you have a move or something? >> i do have a move. i have moves like jagger. >> of course we want your move. let's get danella's move. >> i'm going to do this. i want to take it old school. ♪ friday dance break friday dance break friday dance break ♪ i feel so much better. >> love it. you guys are awesome. >> that is it for
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