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a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 11:00. >> in the air, that's going to score a run and maybe more. it's looking up and more, it's a
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home run. >> right now, at 11:00, it is decisive game 5 here at nats park. when we win tonight, we'll go onto face the new york giants right after this. good evening. >> i'm doreen. we've grot some game 5 drama going on. the city is buzzing as the nats hope to keep their world series dreams alive. it all comes down to tonight. fans are ready hoping to come up with a win against the reigning champions of baseball. >> it was all the way back in 1933, i wasn't even around then. as it turns out, that 1933 world series was between the snat tors and the new york giants, remember them? now the los angeles giants -- new york giants. i'm sorry. did i say los angeles? los angeles is the dodgers.
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anyway, it's the giants that this team will be playing when they win this game tonight. >> we got to go inside. we've been inside for a while watching some of the game. nats park is packed. it's a sell-out crowd. they sold the standing room only tickets this morning. those were gone very, very quickly. it's a huge and enthusiastic crowd in there tonight. >> they're jumping, they're hot. they're waving those red towels. >> we've been here for a good bit of time. i'll tell you, it was very unexpected to see the offensive explosion from the nationals. that's the one part of this team that really hasn't produced this post-season. but, tonight, they did. and it started early. especially with the top of the order. this was a fun, fun game to w p watch early on. this place would erupt early and often after a jason werth double
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and a bryce harper double to give the nationals the lead. ryan zimmerman making the night even worse. a two-run bomb and the nationals go up 3-0 after just the first inning. same score. bottom 3. harper did not struggle tonight. gets all of this pitch. his first post-season home run and the nationals take a 4-0 lead. harper, the second youngest player to homer in the post-season and the youngest with a triple. and they kwrnt done yet. three batters later, michael morse getting in on the action. 6-0 nationals. right now, the nationals lead 6-3 going into the 7th inning. so fingers crossed they can hold them off and get it done. bup here's the thing. having a 6-3 lead, this is something they haven't experienced before. >> it was awfully exciting. still is a lot of drama. >> oh, yeah, it's an awful lot
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of drama now. this thing is not over until it's over. somebody that won a couple world series. there is no sound on this earth other than a little girl laughing like the crack of a bat at a baseball game. we are sitting here hoping to hear about two or three more of them and then we'll all have us a party here at nats park and all over this met ro poll tan area. >> thanks, guys. like you, the fans were having a bundle up there. storm team 4 chief meteorologist tells us what to expect for the weekend. >> it was a cool night. down there earlier as the wind was still blowing up between 10 and 15 miles an hour. that's going to add a little bit of a windchill here. 52 degrees at the airport. just about everywhere else, under that 50 degrees mark. and some areas already in this 30s. look at frederick maryland.
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37 in winchester. 40 in the big cities, washington, baltimore towards annapolis, closer to the water. still above that 50 degrees mark. the temperatures will continue to go down tonight and this could be the coolest we've been in quite some time this early. talking about freeze warnings, most of northern virginia at fairfax and alexanderia county. many areas here could not only get below freezing, but, jim, as you mentioned, could see temperatures in the upper 20s tonight. a very cold night. i'll show you who sees the coldest weather and what to expect for the rest of the weekend. there's a big change coming maybe the other way. we'll talk about it in a minute. >> as doug mentioned, this will be the coldest night yet. in d.c., it will be the earliest we've seen in almost a decade, folks. the cold air isn't keeping people off the streets tonight.
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shomari. >> reporter: folks are not keeping off the sfreets, especially with this nats game. i talked to people in hotels. they say oh, it's so cold, they go back in, open the suitcases and then come out to have a nice time. it's going to get even colder tonight. that is what is expected. i must point out that a lot of folks tell me they're saying to themselves good-bye summer, hello autumn. some folks are wearing layers to stay warm. now, that cold weather isn't stopping people from waiting in line to buy deserts at this cup cake shop. now, we talked to that couple visiting from connecticut and they tell me the dipping temperatures takes them by surprise. >> tell me how you're feeling? >> cold. i mean, i had -- i've got layers. i had this one done up, this done up, i'm still cold. it's really cold. especially for washington, it's
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not what i would expect. >> i'm pretty cold, too. i've got several layers. i really should have it zipped up and i don't. >> i love the chill of autumn in d.c. it's one of the best places to be this time of year. >> now, i love the chill, also, especially when we're coming off of that sizzling summer. autumn is here. it feels good and i'm sure it's going to expect to get colder over night. live here in georgetown, news 4. >> now a developing story near denver. police say there is a predator in their community. the warning comes after dna tests confirmed that a body found in a park is that of a missing 10-year-old girl who vanished on her way to school. >> investigators gathered friday to announce the worst had happened to 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. >> with a great deal of sorrow
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in my heart, i regret to inform you that the body that was found has been positively identified as jessica ridgeway, the missing girl from westminister. >> the body was disz covered several miles away and nearly a week after jessica disappeared while walking to school. it follows air and ground searches by hundreds of volunteers who came to the aid of grieving family. >> you don't want any parent, any parent, any parent to ever experience in their whole entire life. >> so, now, the search shifts to suspects. >> i want to stress that we recognize that there is a predator at lanrge in our community. >> the kidnapper and killer could be someone jessica or her family knew. and the f.b.i. is putting four dozen agents on the case to help make an arrest.
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>> the commitment of the task force of investigators in this case will not waiver. and our commitment to resolve to seek justice on behalf of jessica will only grow stronger. >> but until someone is arrested, fear will also grow in the suburbs of denver. >> back home, a woman comes face-to-face with the men who robbed and attacked her husband in d.c.'s eastern mark. three men charged in that brutal beating. today, a judge ruled they should remain behind bars. maslin was found unconscious on the steps of a capital hill home. he remains in the hopt and has lost sight in one eye and some feeling in parts of his body. tonight, the f.b.i. and federal prosecutors have launched a new robe into the finances of jesse jackson, jr. law enforcement sources tell nbc news the investigation involves
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an alleged misuse of funds monitored by congress. but there are no specifics tonight. attorneys met with prosecutors this week in an effort to persuade them not to indict the illinois congressman. jackson has been on medical leave from congress since june. now, a disturbing attack today. someone fired shots into the campaign headquarters for president obama in denver. the bullet shattered a large front window, but no one was hurt. police believe the shot was fired from a vehicle. tontd, both sides are claiming victory in the viesz presidential debate. president obama watched from air force 1. mitt romney was in richmond today. but did the debate swing undecide ds voters? nbc news talked about who they saw as the winner.
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>> the vice president did? >> why? >> i think he came off as being very strong, emotional. >> vice president biden was being kind of immature with a lot of the skiend of snide sniers and everything. >> the next presidential debate, by the way, set for tuesday in hemstead, new york. right now, plans in the works for a million mup et march on the national mall, november 3rd. in that first presidential debate, romney vowed he will cut funding for public broadcasting: that sparked an online out cry and even a commercial from president obama comparing sesame street to wall street. two men came up with this idea for a rally supporting pbs. they hope to have skits and musical performances featuring the muppets. >> a legal fight brewing over new york city's ban on those super-sized drinks. plus, a new punishment for a
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high school bully. and we've got an incredible story tonight of determination. a local high school homecoming
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new york city's super-sized soda ban faces its first legal challenge tonight. a coalition of businesses filed suit tonight. the few regulation would stop
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restauran restaurants, cafeterias and concession stands from selling soda and other high-calorie drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. that rule takes effect in march. a 15-year-old now facing charges in a bullying case captured by a tv news crew. brunswick high school student was doing an interview when three students approached him. one hit him on the head. the teen suspect has charged him wz a juvenile with assault. now to an incredible story tonight. a high school student paralyzed during a family trip to hawaii after months of rehab, he was reunited with classmates during tonight's homecoming game. and what happened next had the crowd in tears. erica gonzalez had the report from the high school. >> the sights and sounds of a packed stadium senior year, homecoming. nick ballinger has asked his
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girlfriend to be his date. but how do you dance with a beautiful girl when you're paralyzed from the chest down. ballinger has to figure that out. one of many firsts who suffered a life threatening injury who suffered from a spinal cord while vacationing with his family in hawaii. >> i thought the water was deeper than it was. i cracked my neck on the bottom of the ocean. >> after weeks of intensive, physical therapy, a breakthrough. >> i love proving doctors wrong. >> ballinger took his first step earlier this week. >> both of my sons play baseball. i think all of that training as an athlete has really groomed him to be resilient. >> he won a state championship title and, tonight, are being honored with rings. in a moment, that was make even the hardest of hearts tender. the teen who spent his last birthday in i.c.u. telling his
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parents he couldn't feel his legs stood up to receive his ring. >> i didn't want to disappoint my teammates, so i got better. >> to learn more, go to in virginia, erica gonzalez, news 4. >> special moment out there tonight. a lot of fans hope to make some special moments. and, in fact, some history at nats park. we can't quite our breath, but we know it's cold out there. >> as a matter of fact, the temperature has dropped from what it was a time ago. you see you can see the 34sh of it. fans in there tonight have their hood days on. they have winter kocoats, they have their gloves, they have their hats. you can be sure it is not guith chilly on the field. this is heating up and it looks like it's all of the six runs we got early. i've got to know, how low does
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it go, bro? >> it's going to get pretty low tonight. it could be the coldest night we've seen this early in almost a decade. aened that says something here. we're going to get below 40 degrees in the district. let's take a look outside and show you how things are right now. the lights still on, the game still going on at this moment. hoping for a win out there this evening. as far as the temperatures go, we've seen a high temperature today that got up around 67 degrees. that was early with a low of 46. coldest night of the season, by far, on the way. that's why we have those warnings and those frost advisories. 52 at the airport rielgt now. that doesn't seem cold, does it? but winds out of the east at 14. any time you add wind, it feels that much cooler. it's a lot cooler, 36 in frederick, 37 in monassis. and the temperatures will continue to fall throughout the evening, even down towards southern maryland coming in
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right now at 39 degrees. that's why we have these freeze warnings. everybody in the purple, all in that freeze warning. also gaithersburg in month gom ri county. the briegt lu blue here over towards prince george's county and down toward the south round, fredericks burg. that is a frost advisory. you can get frost at about 38 degrees or lower. and that's where we're going to be in that realm. so watch out, bring in the plantds, bring in the pets. you always want to make sure the pets are safe when it gets this cold this early. clearing skies are going to allow things to drop. tomorrow, it's going to be rather cool. but with a return flow torment afternoon, and i do mean afternoon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00. but before noon, we talked about some really cool air.
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temperatures move back to the 70s. same deal on monday as we're still in the 70s. but we could get some strong storms late monday night. tonight's lows, 20s. around 39 in d.c., but could be below freezing in monas irksz s. just know that as you step outside early in the morning. 28 to about 40 degrees. that's going to be in the city as you make your way in the day early tomorrowment question're going to start off quite cold. but, guys, a great fall afternoon. 58-63 degrees. winds will shift to the south and that will bring in 75 degrees on sunday. it will be rather windy with 20-30 mile an hour winds. warm on monday with a good chance of showers and then maybe thunderstorms. most of next week pretty good. all in all, not a bad forecast out there. we just have to get through this cold night. guys, i was at the stadium. i'm down there on nats park.
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the same suit i wore last night and they were up 6-0. i leave. it is now 6-4. >> so there's still time for you to come back. >> i'm getting in the kabl right now. i've got nacho cheese sauce on this thing and i can't wash it. >> we're going to be talking about game, some of the high lights and all of the high lights [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make...
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realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message.
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oh, the nats are still up, but we're starting to bite our nails a little bit. >> it's starting to get a little tense. that 6-0 lead has evaporated quickly. we're in the bottom of the 7th
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inning. it is currently 6-4, but the nationals came out of the box with some thunder. what a start to the game this was. let's take a look at the high lights. they haven't been scoring many runs. tonight, that all changed. jason werth was the hero last night. the second batter of game, bryce harper. wouldn't you know, drills the pitch to deep, off the wall, werth comes in and harper is safe at third with a triple. next up, ryan zimmerman. and the park snt going to contain this one. a 2-run shot. same score, bottom of the three now. next at bat for harper. and how about the kid? his first career home run in the post-season. he is the second youngest player ever with a post-season home
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run. how about staying on fire? right now, the nats are up 6-4 in the bottom of the 7th with ryan zimmerman at the plate. they are oh, so cloesz, so close to maybe locking this up and heading to the national league championship series. they'll be taking on the san francisco giants. another area team didn't fair so well tonight, right? >> yes, tough night, danl, for the os: you can unbuckle your seat belts. s the wild ride has come to an end. take you to yankees stadium. new york up 1-0 when nate gets ahold of one. a game-tieing home run, you think? no, it's foul.
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you can see the ball just go to the right. it's reviewed. and upheld. one pitch later, he would strike out. now to the 8th. the bases loaded for j.j. hardy. charges and gets him at first. missed opportunity for the birds. top nine? well ux matt wieders and the os. and the yankees advance, may they rest in peace, the season for the baltimore oh, rioles, the final. and here's a proud buck after the game. >> and we talked way back in spring training, our first meeting: they bought into each other. they were good taeeammates. we're going to see them again.
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>> and we'll get them next year, danl. so jim and doreen, they're counting on the nats. we're going to send it back to you. >> the os are out but the nats are
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[ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make...
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realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message.
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here at nats park, a sold-out crowd is in there watching game 5. it's a little bit of a dla ma.
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>> getting tense right now. fact of the matter, this is way much more than a baseball game out here right now. this is truly an e vebt. vent. and this whole entire metropolitan area is hanging on this game because it's been since 1933. true admission? i wasn't a baseball fan until now. that's our
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