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. water gushes on to a busy street, cars detoured. i'm barbara harrison. we learned about a traffic issue that will cause some problems today. unprecedented. kristin wright here. one country makes a big announcement after that deadly plane crash that is still such a mystery. targeted or totally random. a scary confrontation on a man's doorstep with his young child steps away. and record heat today followed by the chance of showers tonight and tomorrow. a big temperature drop. i'll have the latest timing for rain chances and talk more about that temperature drop you can expect on your saturday in my updated forecast. now russia is suspending
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flights to all of egypt. a spokesman for president putin says until egyptian authorities put proper security measures into place this will happen. we wanted to you see this video still released showing search teams on the ground at the search sight. they are examining seats from the plane and the passengers belongings, including this children's book. everyone on board was killed. all 224 people. pieces of the wreckage are being tested for traces of explosive. concern grows that terrorists planted a bomb on board at the airport in sharm el sheikh in egypt. british tourists you see here stuck there trying to get home. egyptian authorities suspended some of the flights that were supposed to be picking them up. several airlines have banned checked luggage on sharm el sheikh flights. back to you. >> thank you. more on a story that we've been following. we just checked on a father shot
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on his doorstep in silver brings. he's still in the hospital. two men knocked on the door to his home on clement place last night. one of those men shot the silver spring man. police say his young son was home at the time but not physically hurt. police are searching for the suspects. developing right now, the search for an explanation after a deadly bus crash overnight. police in little rock, arkansas say six people died and eight others are seriously hurt. it was a foggy and rainy night on the interstate when the bus careened off the road and hit an overpass around 1:00 a.m. 22 people were on board on their way from michigan to texas. right now the victims of the district heights police medevac helicopter crash are being honored with a new permanent memorial. pilot steven bunker, paramedic eric lippy, patient ashley unger were killed when the hospital went down in foggy weather in 2008. the other patient, jordan wells,
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survived the crash. a monument is being headed at walker mill regional park. and the man who landed ed e gyro copper outside the white house will plead guilty we hear. hughes will appear in federal court in the district later this month. he said he landed outside the capitol to bring attention to the influence of big money in politics. let's check our weather now. >> barbara, we're already up to 74 degrees. sunshine returning to the area after cloudy and gloomy start to the morning. the dew point, we typically only show you this in the summer this is about humidity. dew point above 65. we say it's humid outside. it's early november. the dew point of 66. that rarely happens. not only is it warm outside, it's a little muggy as well. tracking cloud cover.
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where you're seeing black, lack of clouds. white, cloud cover. anne arundel, prince george's county seeing some cloud cover i'm keeping a close eye on the radar for these meager showers back here in west virginia. for everybody, it's a dry afternoon. i don't think this rain will materialize at 1:00. if you're heading out for dinner tonight, 5:00, notice the chance of showers moving through the metro area. kristin? at the live desk with a problem you'll want to know about in fairfax county. look here. a water main break buckled part of sunrise valley drive in reston. this is at sunrise technology park. police are tweeting out that you should definitely try to avoid that area for the rest of the day because there will certainly be delays. back to you. thank you, kristin. to the latest in the race for the white house. just about 30 minutes ago, john
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kasich filed his paperwork to run in the new hampshire primary. new jersey governor chris christie is expected to file later today. the two will join martin o'malley, donald trump, marco rubio, carly fiorina and bernie sanders who filed earlier this week. candidates have until november 20th to file. democratic presidential hopefuls, hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley are heading to south carolina for a candidate form tonight. rachel maddow will serve as moderator. the forum will focus on southern specific issues. this the last workday that metro riders will have to deal with a change on the orange and silver lines. starting on monday trains will resume normal service. a fire in september did serious damage to a power substation forcing metro to only allow blue line trains to stop at the stadium armory. metro is close to officially naming paul wederfeld as its new
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general manager. he has a background in transit and aviation. the board expects its new leader to make immediate changes. if the deal goes through, he will be officially introduced in a couple of weeks. metrorail work on all six lines might slow you down this weekend. red trains running every 18 minutes. orange, silver and blue lines running every 20. yellow between huntington and mt. vernon square. metro is working on installing new rails, platforms, escalators and lights across the system. the new transportation bill the house passed last night could help you avoid getting your car towed. the $325 billion infrastructure plan also closes a loophole. for years local governments have been unable to regulate towing companies, allowing them to overcharge and aggressively look for cars to tow. the new plan forbids companies from using spotters, puts a cap on what they can charge and requires business owners to
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pre-approve every tow from their own parking lot. this morning america sees something that none of us has seen in more than seven years. and developing now, an intense search along a busy roadway for a woman who hasn't been seen in almost a week now.
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breaking news right now from the white house. in less than an hour, president obama will make an announcement. he will be joined by vice president biden, secretary of state, john kerry as well. we just learned about this a couple minutes ago. we expect him to formally reject the xl keystone pipeline. we will monitor that for you. new today, a sign of strength in the u.s. economy. employers added 270,000 jobs in october.
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the most since december. the unemployment rate also hit a brand-new seven-year low, sitting at 5%. this morning's job report shows the biggest job gains in construction, healthcare, and retail. a great debate this morning over a huge tract of land in one community and the arrival if a denture were to be put under a microscope, we can see all the bacteria that still exists.
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polident's unique micro clean formula works in just 3 minutes, killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture every day. already mild out there. temperatures in the low 70s. it's not even noon yet. here's what you can expect as we head into the afternoon and evening hours. warming to about 77 to 79 degrees. we'll hover around that hot temperature for this time of year from 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 p.m. after that, temperatures will dip. sunset around 5:00. that's when temperatures start
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to fall off. still in the mid 70s at 5:00. getting home from work, 6:00, 7:00, temperatures in the 70s. great night for walking the dog. there is a chance for an isolated shower out there. weather impacts for tomorrow, maybe some wet roads early. exerci exercise caution. it will be damp in spots. more on the rain chance for tomorrow in ten minutes. today a decision to redevelop reston national golf course will be challenged in fairfax county court. neighbors want the 166 acre site to be an open space. but the board of zoning may have eased the path to redeveloping the site. home and business owners near the golf course stand to lose scenic views. neighbor's say they're worried construction could take years and they're worried about property val goos. it's almost that time of year. you can almost hear the jingle bells. the tree that will be the center of attention at rockefeller center has arrived in new york city. the ten-ton tree was brought in from gardener, new york. the tree will be raised and put
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in place today. you can see the huge crane there in the video. then come the decorations. the tree will be lit with more than 45,000 l.e.d. lights. the tree lighting ceremony takes place on december 2nd. >> i pride myself on christmas tree lighting. but that's way out of my league. >> get up there and put all those lights up. >> no, thank you. >> they've been doing it a lot of years now. >> that's true. something to look forward to for countless sick children in our area. the high-tech facility that has some of hollywood's biggest stars in washington this morning. news4 midday is back in a moment.
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a developing story. if you are using vw parkway in prince george's county, give yourself extra time. park police are shutting down roads near route 197 and powder mill road as they continue to search for a missing woman. this goes into its sixth day today. lisa wyche went missing on saturday on her way home from visiting her sister. the last person to talk to lisa wyche was a park police officer as she made her way back to capital heights. he was the last person to have seen her. she was heading southbound on the parkway when she had car trouble. the park police approached wyche
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in her car because she said she didn't need help. >> just sad. we need to find her, bring her back home as soon as possible. >> wyche's car was still on the shoulder of the parkway on sunday morning, but no one has seen her. her family says she suffered kidney failure two years ago and has missed dialysis this week. they're concerned as she doesn't have her medication with her. we're working to get an update on four children critically hurt in a crash last night it happened on new hampshire avenue. three adults were also hurt. the children are between the ages of 4 and 10. one of the cars drove off the road and hit a tree. today family and friends will gather to remember a college student from alexandria shot in virginia. a funeral for joseph bode will be held in suitland later this morning. he was shot saturday in norfolk near old dominion university. there's no word on a motive or suspect in the shooting.
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if you see a large police and emergency vehicle presence at reagan international this weekend, it's just a drill. part of the c terminal will be closed off to police can hold training exercises. flights from saturday night to sunday afternoon will leave and arrive as scheduled. look at a possible tornado how it ripped off parts of a roof in ft. worth, texas. we are getting a closer look at some of that severe weather this morning. there's been no word of injuries, but you can see the damage was pretty significant. still a number of tornado watches and some warnings that will go on through the evening. 16 million folks are on alert for the severe storms later tonight. tomorrow we're looking at plenty of clouds and cooler temperatures. here is 7:00 a.m. on future weather. future weather is very dry. at 7:00 a.m., there's the chance of a light shower for everybody. that chance is there through the morning hours at about 40% to
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50% notice what happens as we move into the afternoon hours. 1:00 p.m., the area is dry but still cloudy. as we work our way towards the late afternoon and evening hours, tracking showers around southern maryland and the northern neck. d.c. metro area, cloudy. but south of there, the chance of light rain there throughout the day. i think in the d.c. metro area, areas north and west we will be more focused on cooling temperatures. i'll have more on that cooling temperature drop in the next ten minutes. we're streaming right now, midday, on facebook. there is my live stream. i will step over to this side so you can see. it will be a behind-the-scenes look. you can see the green screen, the weather center. lauryn ricketts is heading over to t.o.p. to do weather hits. there catch her on twitter. this is live right now. i think the delay is about 30
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seconds. we'll talk about cooler temperatures tomorrow as they fall throughout the day that hour by hour forecast in ten minutes. >> all right. thank you. health officials scrambling to identify the source of that e. coli outbreak at chipotle restaurant restaurants. 40 people in oregon and washington have become sick, but no one has died. new standardized test results showing more local students may not be ready for college. less than half of montgomery county high schoolers and a third of prince george's county students may not be college ready. those results come from maryland's new standardized tests in algebra and english based on common core standards. the "washington post" reports wide gaps in achievement by race, ethnicity and special education. across maryland nearly 40% of students reached the college readiness marker for english 10 compared to 31% for algebra one.
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just when you thought you heard all the twists of the story of the illinois officer who staged his own suicide, troubling details about his murky past are surfacing. personal records for the lieutenant show complaints from fellow officers including inappropriate sexual behior and intimidating an emergency dispatcher with guns. investigators say he tried to order a hit on a village administrator who caught him embezzling funds from a police charity. >> it's a scary thought that an officer sworn to uphold the law would attempt to do something like that to an administrator. >> the lieutenant shot himself two months ago but made it look like he died in it the line of duty. his wife and sons are now under investigation for what they may have known about the embezzlement. a marathon moment goes viral and now there's a man behind the photo. you can watch news 4 while you're on the go. open the nbc washington app, tap
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i'm eun yang, we're following the stories you're clicking on this morning. look at this map from the washington business journal. it highlights what areas in our region are being the hardest hit by foreclosures. generally this area is below the national average, but the areas in dark red, like parts of alexandria, charles and calvert counties are still at high risk. the nation's foreclosure rate is just about 1%. these areas in dark red stand at nearly 3%. nasa just spotted something at the super massive black hole marcarrian 335. a massive pulse of light flowed out of the hole. what happened? scientists say the black hole's corona launched away from the
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black hole but this is the first time they've seen a flair of light. they say the flair will help them understand how super massive black holes power some of the brightest objects in the universe. that's a job for nasa. incredible. we first brought you this story yesterday. this is a sweet story. a couple fell in love at gym, agreed to tie the knot at the new york city marathon last weekend. one problem, no one took an official photo of the proposal. yesterday we reached out to see if social media could track down the mystery photographer who may have taken that perfect snap. it worked. the photographer came forward. he said he had friends running in the race and just happened to have his camera snapping when the proposal was made. so sweet. glad they'll have that picture for the
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we're talking about the potential for record high temperatures today. the record to beat in washington
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is 78 degrees. that was set all the way back in 1948, we're forecasting a high temperature here of 79. we're looking at a mix of clouds and sun. it's humid out there. heading out tonight, you could be dealing with showers. download the nbc washington app and get the radar there on your smartphone to check that out. on saturday, 67. notice this arrow here. we're looking at temperatures falling throughout the day. 67 around 1:00, 2:00 a.m. 6:00 a.m. when we wake up, areas of rain. temperatures in the low 60s. by noon, in the low 60s. temperatures continue to fall. by 6:00, a cool 56 degrees. maybe some late day sunshine. sunday, a nice fall day. high temperature of 58 degrees. monday looking nice. high of 58. chance of showers on tuesday. looking dry and mid 60s for veterans day. >> thanks. massive storm clouds rolled over sydney, australia today and provided some amazing pictures.
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onlookers stopped to look at storm clouds over beaches in the city's eastern suburbs. heavy rains and thunderstorms drenched the city and surrounding areas. officials said there were no reports of any major damage. you want to hear this. there's a new way this midday to get inspiration from the peoples pope. the vatican is releasing a new cd today that is all pope francis. it's called "wake up." it has everything from the pope's speeches, to pop, to rock, to gregorian chant. the message behind the music is familiar to pope francis, faith, family and care of the needy. what president obama said about the controversial name of washington's football team. and a dubious reputation. a new list of the absolute worst highways in the country. you don't have go far to find out ones
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breaking news from the white house. sometime before the end of the hour, president obama will make a major announcement. we expect him to formally reject the xl pipeline. there's a search going on for two suspects who shot a man in silver springs. montgomery county police say
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they knocked on the door of a home on clement place. they shot the man who answered the door and they got away. his young son was inside but was not physically hurt. a water main break on sunrise valley drive in fairfax county is causing major problems. part of the road collapsed there. fairfax county police are tweeting to avoid that area for the rest of the day. new pictures to show you now of a person of interest in an assault on a bus driver. metro transit police want to know if you recognize him. the assault happened this morning before 8:00 on north capital and key in the district. we talked with police and they told us the driver asked the man on the bus to pay. he got upset, spit on the driver and hit him several times. if you know who this man is, tell metro transit police. back to you. right now a heartbreaking
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end to a cross-country trip. a charter bus crash overnight killed six people. >> several other people were also hurt. the latest developments from little rock, arkansas and victoria price. >> reporter: the scene is cleared now, but the investigation continues into what exactly caused this charter bus to crash on interstate 40 earlier this morning. what we know so far from arkansas state police is that around 1:00 this morning a charter bus traveling from michigan to texas westbound on interstate 40 managed to go off the roadway, colliding with the pillar of an overpass. the bus continued to travel for a quarter mile before eventually coming to a stop. six confirmed killed from this accident. another eight taken to local area hospitals. another eight taken to a nearby hotel, thanks to the response from the red cross. as of right now we're told that most of those hospitalized have been released. it's just a matter of learning more from arkansas police as to what caused that bus to go off
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the roadway earlier. we expect to learn more today. for now, in north little rock, i'm victoria price. i felt like it was not fair. they are obvious i will showing that the guys -- it's more fault on the guys than girls. >> football and sexting, they are part of a scandal rocking a high school in coloradoment hundreds of students may have been involved in this. the administrators at the cannon city high school say students were collecting and sharing nude photos like trading cards. some say they made it a competition to see who could collect the most. more than half of the football team has been implicated forcing coaches to forfeit the last game of the season tomorrow. but students and parents say the school is unfairly targeting team. >> it's not just the football team. it's a huge problem everywhere. if we don't get our kids educated the proper way and let them knows there consequences for their actions, you know --
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>> attorneys will review cases individually before charging students with sex crimes. the mormon church is doubling down on its stance against same-sex marriage. now children of same-sex couples could feel the impact. those children will now not be allowed to receive baptism. that order in direct response to the summer's u.s. supreme court decision. it also says children of same-sex couples may not become missionaries. if you're heading out tonight. temperatures still mild. in the 60s and 70s if you're going out early. you want to have the small umbrella handy. can't rule out light showers. mild. don't need the jacket. long sleeves will be fine. just whatever you want to wear. car wash forecast, i would go on sunday with the chance of
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showers tonight and tomorrow during the morning. next week, mainly dry conditions. coming up in ten minutes, the friday night lights forecast and maryland's homecoming this weekend. i'll have the forecast if you're heading to the game. >> thanks. addidas is getting praise from president obama for its new program to help high schools nationwide to drop native american mascots and rebrand. the president met tribal leaders yesterday. >> i don't know if addidas made the same offer to a certain nfl team here in washington. but they might want to think about that as well. >> the redskins responded to the program by calling it hypocrisy because addidas makes gear for other teams with native american mascots. >> thrilllist lists i-66 as the
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worst highway in america. the website compared crashes, contegestion and more and ranke it on a total horribleness index. i-66 is backed up an average of 7 hours and 15 minutes each day. in 60 seconds, the hard work underway this morning to make sure your holiday gift will arrive on time. plus it's storm team 4 friday. all hour long, you can see behind the scenes on facebook live. head to her facebook page to see what's happening. join the conversation.
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the u.s. postal service is getting ready for a busy holiday mail season. usps expects to handle 15.5 billion pieces of mail, cards and packages between thanksgiving and new years. they're hiring 30,000 seasonal
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workers to get that work done. the busiest day will be december 21st. that's when they expect the mail to be dropped off, more than 30 million packages that day. they'll also be delivering day on the four sundays leading up to christmas. staying in the hospital for treatment can be scary and unpleasant. now kids can have a little fun during their stay, even if they are not able to leave their hospital rooms. the ryan seacrest foundation has teamed up with the children's national health systems to open a media studio inside the hospital. kids can host live circuit television and radio programs that are then broadcast throughout the hospital. some of the programs will be educational, others entertainment driven. kids too sick to come to the studio can use a special phone to dial into the studio and participate. >> the patients can come down, can come down whenever they want. it's open all the time. for those who can't, they can watch the tv programs in their room by their bed and we put a
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direct phone line in every room by every bed so they can call into the studio and talk to the stars. no one can miss out. >> i sit in dialysis for three hours not doing anything. it might make it fun to actually be on tv. >> that is cool. robin thicke was one of the special guests on hand. big changes are coming for our weather in time for the weekend and a dream come true for a movie fan who may not be here for this year's most
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welcome back. here's our friday night lights football forecast. mild tonight. temperatures won't drop tonight, but tomorrow they will. 71 at 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m., upper 60s at that
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point. you may want to pack the poncho just in case because we can't rule out a shower this evening. the chance at 30% 40%. college football tomorrow, wvu game at noon, maryland homecoming as they take on wisconsin. temperatures around 60 degrees. penn state away at northwestern. a new study says nearly half of u.s. moms gained too much weight during press gnancy, whi can lead to obesity and other problems for baby. about a third of women gained the recommended amount of weight. check with your doctor to find out what that is. a dying wish granted thanks to social media. take a minute to meet daniel fleetwood. he has seen the new star wars movie with direct permission from director j.j. abrams. here is how it happened. the 32-year-old has terminal cancer. he and his wife realized he may
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not be around to see the force awakens when it opens in theaters. he started a facebook campaign that eventually made it to the director. any minute now, a major announcement is expected from the white house about the controversial plan for the xl keystone pipeline. we'll take y many people clean their dentures with toothpaste or plain water. and even though their dentures look clean, in reality they're not. if a denture were to be put under a microscope,
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we can see all the bacteria that still exists on the denture, and that bacteria multiplies very rapidly. that's why dentists recommend cleaning with polident everyday. polident's unique micro clean formula works in just 3 minutes, killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture every day.
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new developments this
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midday, russian president vladimir putin is suspending all flights from russia to egypt. >> this as investigators search for evidence of terrorist involvement in this weekend's plane crash. tracie potts has the update. >> reporter: this morning, thousands of british passengers are still stranded in sharm el sheikh. the egyptian airport where russia's metro jet took off before it crashed. now president obama says -- >> i think there is a possibility that there was a bomb on board. >> reporter: so far that's based on intelligence, not hard evidence. proof will come from examining the debris, the black boxes and questioning everyone who had access to that flight. >> have to look at catering, look at the servicing, the maintenance guys, the people that load the baggage. all of those folks have access to parts of the airplane that are not typically screened. >> it doesn't require a lot of sophistication to get a bomb on an aircraft. >> reporter: the u.s. has not ruled out mechanical failure but
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is considering stepped up security for international flights landing here. isis has claimed responsibility. >> they are moving heaven and earth to try to attack civilian targets. >> reporter: american lawmakers are concerned if this was terrorism, it could mean the fight against isis is not working. as for all those stranded british passengers, the british government says they are making arrangements to try to get them back, but they may have to leave their bags behind. britain sending their own security experts down to egypt to re-screen those bags before being shipped back to london. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. the three democratic presidential candidates will meet tonight for a much anticipated campaign event in south carolina. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, martin o'malley all will participate in a candidate forum
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moderated by rachel madow. >> what do you call the male spouse of a female president? it's more complicated with him because people still call former presidents mr. president. >> right. >> so i have to really work on this. >> i know what you call it, the first president lady would be a nice thing to call him. >> hillary clinton took her campaign to late night on thursday. she appeared on jimmy kimmel live. she talked about returning to the white house with her husband and former president, bill clinton and poked some fun at the other candidates. the next gop stage will be a little slim. new jersey governor chris christie and mike huckabee have been booted to the undercard debate because of falling poll numbs, not all candidates are ev getting that. george pataki won't appear in either debate. only eight candidates will be on the main stage for the next prime time debate.
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ben carson's new radio ad featuring a rapper is still getting buzz. the republican candidate said his campaign released it in hopes of appealing to younger voters. take a listen. ♪ every one of us must fight for it because we're fighting for our children and the next generation ♪ ♪ if we want to get america back on track, we must vote ben carson matter of fact ♪ >> carson says he probably would have taken a different approach. >> tomorrow, november-like temperatures start to filter into the area. we'll start off with temperatures in the mid 60s, we'll finish the day by the early evening hours with temperatures in the 50s. you want to have the jacket handy tomorrow. as far as yard work is concerned, with a chance of showers in the morning as well as this evening there could be damp ground to deal with tomorrow. might not be the best leaf raking day. sunday, though, looking good to clean up the yard. it will be cool, nice, crisp 58
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degrees for the high on sunday. plenty of sunshine. sunday looking like a really nice autumn day. today more summer-like with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s already across the area. currently 74 in washington. lenapolis at a cool 72. burg at a warm 77 degrees. i'll have another look at the seven-day in ten minutes. a warning for you this weekend. the 10k is sunday, those closures are midnight until 2:00 p.m. on sunday. the eastbound span will be shut down, two-way traffic allowed on the westbound side. if you're take the bridge this weekend, travel before 6:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m., that's your best shot at not getting stuck in much traffic. new details this midday on a story that keeps changing. john yang reports on the suicide of a police officer and the criminal activity that he may have been a part of.
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>> this morning yet another bizarre twist of a story of lieutenant charles j.glinowicz. >> it's very unsettling. >> investigators say he may have wanted to rub out town administrator marin. he contacted someone he knew by facebook messenger, close to entertaining a meeting with a mutual acquaintance. >> the third party told us he had contacted her to reach out to the high-level ranking motorcycle gang member for a hit. >> the gang member denied any involvement and investigators consider the matter closed. they say he feared marin was going to expose his seven-year looting of the youth explorer program he ran. on august 31st he texted she has now demanded a complete inventory of explorer central and a financial report. the next morning he e-mailed her
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promising to provide information by 1:00 p.m. instead, at 8:09 a.m., fellow officers found him dead in what investigators say was a carefully staged suicide. >> send everybody you possibly can. officer is down. >> now new details from his personnel file obtained thursday night, listing numerous complaints fellow officers made against him including inappropriate sexual behavior, using a squad car for a family vacation, letting members of the explorer's youth program operate department vehicles. as the investigation deepens into a case that some say has turned a hero cop into a village villain. that youth program that he ran, the explorers, looks like it will not be a victim to all this. two other officers have now stepped up to keep it going. john yang, nbc news, fox lake,
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illinois. >> breaking news from the white house. any minute now president obama will be making an announcement there. he'll be joined by vice president biden and secretary of state john kerry. we expect him to formerly reject
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earlier this week, a richard petty hauler was involved in an accident in louisiana. the motorsports hauler carrying two nascar sprint cup cars caught on fire. now we're learning of a second trailer hauling cars to the sprint series caught on fire on its way to the texas speedway. nascar fans this week have seen action on and off the track. you can catch the race at texas on nbc 4 on sunday starting at 2:00. listen up, a taste of northern virginia starts on monday. a lot of you are sharing this story on the nbc facebook page. britney johnson is here with the
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scoop. >> you won't even have to think twice about what you want to eat for dinner next week, restaurant week begins on monday and lasts all week long. 50 of the best restaurants featured in northern virginia's magazine special will be featured. dins are18 to $35. there are lunch specials as well. i posted the details on our facebook page. bon appetit. >> thanks. looking to head to the west coast? a 180 square foot shack in palo alto, california can be yours for just under $2 million. you heard me right. 180 square foot shack. even the neighbors in the neighborhood are shocked at this price tag. the shack sits on nearly 7,000 square foot lot. the listing states it's a great spot to build a dream home. little house for a lot of money.
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>> you know what they say, location, location, location. >> any minute now president obama will make an announcement. >> he'll be joined by vice president biden and secretary of state john kerry. we expect him to formerly reject
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you can now call her -- serena williams, that s the super hero the tennis champ was caught on surveillance video chasing down a man she says stole her phone. the video shows williams and a friend at dinner. williams says the man that walked by her table picked up her cell phone and walked out the door. she then chased him down to get it back. when she returned to the restaurant, the patrons stood up and gave her a standing ovation. roker-a-thon continues. are you available to help the gang? >> let's make some mai-thais.
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>> al roker is trying to hit all 50 states in a week. this year's roker-a-thon benefits feeding america. record high temperatures likely today. the record to beat, 78 degrees set back in 1948. forecasting a high today of 79. dry this afternoon, if you're heading out this evening, especially later in the evening, grab that small umbrella. light showers are possible. also have on the nbc washington app, you can check the radar in the palm of your hand. saturday, showers in the morning hours. otherwise temperatures in the mid 60s during the morning hours and 50s by the afternoon. >> we've been waiting for the president to make his announcement about the keystone pipeline. we expect him to reject that we'll watch that and the results of what he says will be on our facebook page and also on our
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>> announcer: today on the meredith vieira sho. why beyonce's sister solange is stepping up defending her son. and baby number twochlt and giada delaurentiis reveals her favorite. >> and all starts right now on "meredith." ♪ [applause] >> meredith: hi, everyone. we have a great show today. i feel at home. i am from rhode island and there is a large

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