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the work in the hours ahead that could cause backups around bridges like this one. give it is to jenkins. >> look at that, it's the story you will be talking about at the office today.it is to jenkins. >> look at that, it's the story you will be talking about at the office today. a prince george's county kid is the hero of the college basketball world after this amazing shot. but first your out the door forecast with chuck bell. 74 yesterday afternoon and windchill now 19 degrees. all your easter bonnets need to be put away, get out your scarf and hats and there aare snowflakes through parts of tretred rick county,
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but snowflakes on some of the car roofs out there. again, share your photo with me. next 24 hours, windchills near 20 degrees this morning with air temperatures in the mid-30s. highs today only in the mid upper to 40s. sunny and breezy, cold all day long. the wind lays down tonight, but that will make tomorrow morning colder still. most places down into the 20s to they're 30 degrees. we'll be dry today and tomorrow. more about the thursday rain chance at 6:21. 95 south at 216, scaggsville road, sounds like we have a crash off to the left side. we're sending chopper there. northbound foxhall near reservoir, northbound lanes shut up to because of that downed tree. one ought bound labor is open, so take macarthur instead. we'll be tweeting about this.boo take macarthur instead. we'll be tweeting about this.
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eninbound at brooks drive, a crash. travel times coming up. in alexandria, fairfax county police now investigating a stabbing, a woman says that she was stabbed as she was walking across richmond highway. she's in the hospital right now. she is expected to survive. but police also telling us they really don't have much to work with when it comes to a description of the suspect. we're in touch with them, we will bring you any further developments as they come along. 6:02 now. and today ddot will begin inspecting bridges around the district for safety issues. the first of the work will begin at 10:00 this morning in wards one, two and three. molette green live with more on the continuing safety issues with bridges in our area. >> reporter: and a big heads up for commuters. closing a single lane in each direction to
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that happens between 10:00 and 3:00. between rush hour, but still a big impact. we're on connecticut avenue, this is the taft bridge of course you see the famous lions there. ddot inspections will look for signs of wear and tear. corrosion. for driver, here's what you can do. stay alert. avoid the area if at all possible in your get along. we've seen the scathing reports that our area bridges are crumbling. they either needs to be fixed or completely replaced and the costs soaring in the tens of millions and of course the numbers continue to go up. local bridges, our local bridges among 70,000 nationwide rated structurally deficient. and on thursday, these inspections will happen again, they will move towards 6 and 8 along the south capitol street. molette green, news
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>> the irs headquarters in downtown will remain crowed after a fire, but it will not affect your tax returns. the irs has told workers to work remotely after transformer tire. the building is now without power after the fire broke out in the basement. the irs says this will not impact tax return processing because that happens at other facilities. all other area offices are open today. today we expect a man who killed his ek wife's new husband will be sentenced. wynn shot cory madison four times last year in ashburn. mad dison had married his ex-wi. and there was a bitter custody battle. denise gave birth to the couple's first child last september and named the baby cory. it is a somber day in virginia as family and friends prepare to say
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fallen state trooper chad dermyer. last night many paid respects at a wake. the father of two was shot and killed last week at the greyhound bus station in richmond. his fellow troopers fired back killing the gunman. a maryland restaurant and lounge has been closed for public safety concerns. prince george's county police say three men were starred at martini's in ft. washington early yesterday more than. phillip harrington from southeast washington now faces assault charges. the three victims were taken to the hospital and are expected to be okay. today voters in wisconsin could change the course of decision 2016. polling places open in about an hour there. right now the polls show democratic senator bernie sanders and gsenator ted cruz slight leads in their reec
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about 15 minutes with what to watch for. and also today, d.c. council plans to take an emergency vote on whether to allow senator bernie sanders on to the democratic primary ballot. local election officials missed a paperwork deadline, filing deadline, last week meaning his name is not on the ballot. if d.c. council reverses that today, it needs approval from mayor bowser. gives it to jenkins. for the championship! >> what a shot. one of the greatest finishes this ncaa championship history. all at the hands of gonzaga college high school grad kris jenkins. the team gets the big win over the tar heels. north carolina's nate britt is from upper marlboro. a tough loss, but he has reason to celebrate, as
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so the whole family can be happy for the win. their mom said it's a win/win for me. and it is a safe bet that the villanova students have not stopped the party yet. the entire kacampus erupted at e watch party right after the buzzer beater. look at the crowd erupt. students and fans poured into the streets cheering. and i'm sure they're still up right now. >> probably. talking about a history-making game, check out some of the headlines this morning. filly inquirer chose this picture of the win on the court right after the game. philly daily news has the wildcats holding up the trophy, confetti still pouring down. and thrill-a-nova. pretty cool. new york daily news with this headline, holy shot. >>
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>> villanova's phil booth also from baltimore. just a huge, huge, huge win for them. >> and that's the kind of game you want for a championship, right? what you can didn't see is right before the buzzer beater, north carolina sank a three-pointer to tie up the game. >> and everybody thought this would be -- >> overtime. >> didn't happen. >> love it. set backs to sell you about for people across parts of virginia hit hard by the tofr tornadoes back in february. why fema won't be offering assistance. and chopper 4 over a new problem on 95. what to avoid, where you might hit a slowdown. feeling a little bleary eyed after a lack of sleep? we'll show you the impact that a
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federal help will not be coming to virginia to clean up after the tornadoes. governor mcauliffe's request for federal assistance has been denied by fema. four people died in virginia. fema says the damage from the tornadoes was not beyond what the common wealth can pay for. virginia state coordinator says his office will submit an appeal to that decision. it's time to turn our attention to the cold forecast. meteorologist tom kierein out on our weather deck. >> and it's feeling like the middle of february here. the birds have been chirping, but they're angry birds. do birds curse? i think they're cursing the cold. you can hear the wind blowing through here. the winds have been gusting around 30 miles per hour. windchills right around 20 degrees. you'll need your warmest gear this morning. we'll have dry pavement, but a lite
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snow much farther north and west of the metro area. we'll stay in the low to mid-30s through mid-morning. and then sunshine through the afternoon, winds will diminish. temperatures just climbing in to the upper 40s. melissa now with an update on the roads. chopper 4 over 95 south, 216 scaggsville. a tiny slow around the bend as you have the crash off to the left side. foxhall near reservoir headed into town, only one southbound lane open because of a downed tree. travel time, 270 no major problem. top of the beltway looking pretty good for this time of day. 66 inbound is okay and 95 north tiny slow quantico to the beltway. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car this morning. new developments surrounding the deadly accident involving an amtrak train. what we're
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speed the train was traveling. and i'm going through new poll numbers out. how you deal about our country right now, whether you think you are falling behind financially. what they're sayi ng
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new poll numbers that track the mood of you, the american voter. take a look at what the survey found. 57% more than half of voters saying they strongly agree or somewhat agree that america has lost its identity. the same number, 57%, also saying that they are falling further behind economically. financially, they're lose. those feeling the strongest, 78%. and trump overwin
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ignores the rules. there is a margin of error of plus and minus 2.6%. we also have a new nbc news survey monkey poll in that has new numbers about trump and cruz and the race ahead of today's primary in wisconsin. we'll bring that to you shortly. ntsb says the amtrack train that derailed outside philly was going four miles an hour below the speed limit. it hit a backhoe while go 106 miles an hour. the backhoe operator and track supervisor were killed on sunday. the train's engineer put on the brakes five seconds before that crash. no one on board was killed, but more than 30 passengers were hurt. the ntsb plans to interview workers to find out why the construction equipment was left on the tracks. five people are dead after a helicopter crash in ten see. the faa says the sight seeing chopper went town yesterday afternoon and was destroyed by a
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names of those on board. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the crash. sheriff's office in loudoun county says the stab of a pastor may be domestic related. according to the sheriff's office, david janny was stabbed at his home in percentville yesterday. the times mirror is reporting the map be beingn accused is in custody.church reports that he is in stable condition. all these hearts that are broken, help me father, touch us right now, lord. >> dozens of people gathered at a park in leesburg to remember christina fisher, the mother of three shot and killed on saturday in her home. her daughter was in the house and called 911. fisher was alledgedly killed by derrick lewis, ex-boyfriend and father of her two sons. court records show fisher obtained two protective orders to keep lewis away from her and her children. the message fro
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if you know someone in a violent relationship, step in and help. >> when the people around that love them, it's okay to step in sometimes in that. >> there were also prayers for lewis' two sons now left without a mother and a father who could go to prison for life if convicted. thois morning the threat of zika virus is growing to fiji. and in news 4 your health this morning, doctors believe they can track ib so mansomnia your brain. people suffering from it show abnormalities in sleep areas. they use a special mri to scan the people and many of the insomnia patients had impaired activity in brain regions
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to sleep and cognitive function. they also showed abnormalities in the that will husband which regulates the body's biological clock. >> got it.husband which regulates the body's biological clock. >> got it. walmart is apologizing for a t-shirt they made of terp oigs fans that showed massachusetts. see for yourself. take a look. close but a different m state. >> maryland is this big. massachusetts is this big. and you know what maryland looks like. very unique shape. >> there is no kind of sort of about it. completely wrong. wall hamart said we're so embarrassed, we may never stick our head out of our shell again. >> at least they made it funny. someone needs to brush up on geography. >> chuck bell is in the "weather center." and 34 degrees now. >> you don't sound
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>> not at all. we were 74 yesterday and most areas some 40 to 50 degrees colder than yesterday afternoon p. a little moon trying to climb in the eastern skies. still clouds down to the south and east and across the sv shenandoah valley. winds gusting between 20 and 30 miles per hour. so the windchill map which we thought we could have put away for the season, we've dusted it back off. current windchill, 19 degrees in washington. 22 in manassas. 21 in culpeper. layer up on your way out the door this morning. there are the snowflakes now, light snow from martinsburg and winchester, fauquier county, not sticking to the roads because it was so mild yesterday, but again, had at least one picture sent to me on high twitter fe , feet, @chuckbell4. morning
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20s and teens now. plenty of sunshine today, but it will stay blustery and cold all day. hourly temperatures, if you're going out for a jog or walk this morning, bundle up. winter is back. even by noontime, temperatures barely into the low 40s. highs today mid to maybe upper 40s at best. that may be a little optimistic. we'll be dry to today once the little morning snowflakes are done and sunny tomorrow. next best chance for rain is opening day on thursday for the nats home opener. here is future weather timing it out for you. p 5:00 a.m. on thursday, light rain showers from i-95 westward. heaviest rain likely late morning to about lunchtime and then taper back to just showers. but i do think that the nationals home opener first pitch at 4:05, there may be a delay and as chilly as it will be, they may want to just call it off and play it again a little later. there is a quick peek at the "7-day forecast." no warm weather anywhere this
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the mildest day comes with raindrops and more freezing cold temperatures for the weekend. taking a look top of the beltway, chopper 4 showing outer loop there taillights at new hampshire avenue. you can see pretty typical delays there on the top of the beltway. northbound foxhall near reservoir, downed tree causing problems. one southbound lane open. take macarthur instead. it will get pretty yucky headed in to town there this morning. big look at the beltway, no problems. 4 at to ydowerhouse road, a disd car. 301, a crash on the shoulder. as far as travel times, no major problems. 6:24. another traffic alert for you. starting next week, shrieve mill road will be closed. it will be closed for about six weeks to replace the gravel r
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time if you're in that area. follow the detour signs. we're learning how the purple line will be paid for. maryland transportation officials are planning to use revenue from the marc system to pay for it. and that is what those officials said in a state senate hearing yesterday. light rail line will correct new carol top and bethesda when it's built. transportation officials say the state transportation trust fund can help pay for marg oc maintenance. unusual sight for paenbeens the emergency slide is deployed while it's parked at the gate. and no sign of spring for people in the northeast. the snow they are dealing with as they try to get to work this morning. >> reporter: and i'm kristin wright in woodbridge where it is cold, cold, cold. coming up, we talk to people who reallhave no choice but to y
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we're dealing with some cold and blustery conditions out there. youe
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february. here are the windchills we're seeing around the area. feels like the teens or 20s if you're lucky. kristin wright is livein woodbridge with how commuters with dealing with the cold today. >> but we begin with meteorologist chuck bell with four things to know about your weather. does that feel like spring. >> no, it does not. we'll get to kristin wright before she freezes up at the slug line. believe it or not, after 74 degrees yesterday, these are snowflakes on storm team 4 radar. not sticking to the roads because of mild ground temperatures, but snow flakes are flying out toward the shenandoah valley and blue ridge. check it out. this came in from winchester, virginia this morning. snow on the roof of that car out there. so if you get a picture of it, send it me @chuckbell4. we're
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whiplash today as temperatures will barely get up into the mid to upper 40s. walk on the sun any side of the street is the best advice i can give to you help stay warm. another hard freeze tonight and a chance for more freezes this weekend. seven day forecast at 6:51. team coverage now to get you ready to head out the door continues in woodbridge. chr kristin wright is talking with commuters finding ways to stay warm. >> reporter: just keep moving. the windchill this woodbridge right now according to tom kierein, 25 degrees. and the slug line is so strange and confusing because it's april. it is april, guys. but look at these poor people. and it also kind of feeling like t the oscars because the question is not who are you wearing but what are you wearing. take a is
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i have on a dress, blazer, then a coat, of course my wrap. tights and woods. >> one of the routines, just be prepared for all the weather. >> reporter: and i mentioned earlier, i forgot my hat. big mistake. huge mistake. and i do have a hood, but it doesn't quite stay up. no one will give me their hat. i keep asking. so if you remember one thing i say this morning, do not for get t your hat, people. >> all the heat comes out of your head and hands and feet. >> thank you, kristin. let's check on the morning commute now. melissa mollett is tracking a pair of crashes. >> inner loop near ramp to i-95, an accident there. and southbound bw parkway at the beltway, crash on the right side there, as well. northbound foxh
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reservoir. a downed tree and one lane is open. we did have some moisture falling on the roadways. right now 66 looking good, 95 northbound through woodbridge after woodbridge i should say is a little slow there, as well. taking a look prince george's county, 4 at dowerhouse road, inbound disabled vehicle. and 301 north at 5, crash on the shoulder. travel times in ten minutes. it is 6:32. right now boston is digging out after a second snowstorm in just two days. more than 2 million americans faced winter weather advisories yesterday. dylan dreyer joins us li s us u boston. once again snow in your hometown. >> reporter: it is. and i really haven't spent much time up here this winter and now that it's april, i'm back fors snow storm. and since sunday, we
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more than 6 inches of snow here in the boston area. some spots did did pick up a little bit more than that. on average, you get about 2 inches of snow in boston this april. so it's not unusual for it to snow, but then when you factor in the fact that it's 9 degree windchills right now, it's the brutal cold that is making it feel more like february. the roads are a little bit slick this morning because of the flash freeze overnight. and then as we go into tomorrow morning, it looks like that is the morning we'll break record low temperatures. records that were set in the late 1800s. so it's been a long time since it's been this cold in the beginning of april. and so many people, you guys included, more than 95 million people under some sort of freeze warning, freeze advisory or frost warning this morning. and again tomorrow morning. so it's not just us here in boston. all across the northeast, mid-atlantic, great lakes, midwest, we're dealing with cold and we will wrap it up fo
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coming up on "today." >> dylan dreyer live in boston for us. thanks. developing now, d.c. police say they chased two suspects in a stolen car, they took them into custody after the car kr b crashed last night. it started this silver spring but ended in northeast. crews are fixing a traffic light that was hit, but the road is now open. 6:34. metro's general manager will update machinery coumontgomery county leaders about the system's future. yesterday adam tuss talked with jack evans. evans says it will be up to the local and federal governments to help fix the struggling system. two states are raising the minimum wage. california's governor signed a law yesterday mandating a $15 minimum wage by 2022. in new york governor cuomo signed similar legislation. busse
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while suburb ban shops have until 2021 to make the change. washington could be the next to see those kinds of changes. a judge says supporters of a $15 minimum wage can move forward with an effort to put the issue on the november ballot before yesterday's ruling reverses a decision from january. now supporters can get 25,000 signatures from d.c. voters by july, it will be on the ballot in november. >> people living around rfk stadium in d.c. say they want the future of that complex to be something the whole community can use. neighbors made their voices heard in a meeting last night in ward 7, events d.c. is considering several plans including a new home for the redskins, an area for the wizards and caps or a concert hall. maybe neighbors say it needs to happen fast. >> really it's crumbling. it's a crumbling mess. so it just looks like something that is about ready to implode. >> some type of facility where you could inv
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be really great. >> other options include a park, in-door track complex and community pool. the next community meeting will be in three months. i'm meteorologist chuck bell. unbelievable drops in temperatures. we were 74 yesterday afternoon. and windchills are back down into the teens and 20s. and this is not the only cold day we'll face. wait until you see the 7 day forecast coming up. and also ahead, we're working to help you avoid getting stuck in traffic. the road blocks you could encounter in the hours ahead as ddot works to make sure the bridges you use every day are safe. plus finding a different way to get off the flight. what we're learning about the person caught on camera using the plane's emergency slide.
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plane door, inflated the emergency slide and rolled right out of there, but united airlines says she's not working any flights any more. this is the first time we're seeing a a security reporting of what happened there. you can see the slide inflated and a textbook exit. maybe she was doing a demonstration. >> apparently she threw her bags down first and then picked it up and walked away. this was in houston. >> okay. let's go outside. tom kierein is out on the storm team 4 weather deck. i feel like you need a bigger coat. >> these new technology coats work great. i'm staying warm, but you do need to layer up with your warmest gear. check the temperature where you are with the nbc washington app. you can hear the wind blowing if my microphone and the windchills are just around 20 degrees. it will be blustery and cold at the bus stop. and by early afternoon, recess time will be in the low 40s.
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in the upper 40s. so dress with your warmest winter gear. scarf, warm hat, gloves, winter coat on this stupid cold tuesday morning. now melissa, how is the traffic? >> we have a brand new problem here that we're just seeing right now. chopper 4 over the inner loop ramp to 95 north bound here at maryland. so you can see a couple vehicles involved in that accident here right now. also have a problem southbound bw parkway at the beltway with a crash on the right side there. northbound foxhall still shut down northbound lanes are closed, one southbound is open. take macarthur instead. 270 looking okay. top of the beltway a little slow. going to take you 21 minutes. 66 and 95 a little slow, as with as well. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop this your car. key day in the race for the white house as voters in wisconsin head to the polls. the impact today's outcome could have on the campaign of donald trump
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gives it to jenkins. >> what a shot. a prince george's county kid is a hero on the college basketball world. how villanova is celebrating today after some st seals the ho
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ahead that could cause big backups away the bridges you drive across every day. plus we're watching the badger state as wisconsin voters head to the polls. first chuck bell has your outthe door forecast. it was in the 70s yesterday afternoon and it is a cold slap of reality waiting for you outside the front door this morning. windchills down near 20 and tomorrow morning may be colder a check on the cold temperatures coming right up. chopper 4 over this problem inner loop at 95 here in maryland, you can see the crash right there in that little wedge of roadway slowing things down. we'll talk more about this problem and a closure in northwest coming up. your time is 6:45. today we expect ddot to begin inspecting bridges around the district for safety issues. the first work set to begin at 10:00 in wards
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molette green is live with how the morning's cold could affect the planned inspections. >> reporter: eun, good morning. yeah, i reached out to ddot and they're check to go see if the windy conditions willspectors out. part of it includes closing a single lane in each direction between 10:00 and 3:00. we're on connecticut avenue here over rock creek at the taft bridge where only the lions there are warm. now, the ddot inspectors will be looking for signs of wear and tear and corrosion. anything that could signal big trouble. drivers, here's what you can do. you can be very alert during this time. avoid this area if at all possible. we have seen and heard about the reports of our bridges part of the crumbling bridges around the nation that need fixing or complete replacement.
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nationwide in trouble. now, on thursday, this is going to happen again. the inspectors will go out to ready with as six and eight along south capitol street. theet la that's the latest for now. and today the man who pled no contest to killing his ex-wife's new husband will be sentenced. wynn shot cory. madison was pregnant with the couple's first child at the time of the murder. she named the baby cory. denise madison called her late husband a hero for steering wynn's attention away from their children during the attack. and crowds will gather in hampton, virginia to honor a fallen state trooper. flags will be flying at half-staff across the state for the funeral of trooper chad ter mi dermyer. last night colleagues and friends paid respects at a visitation service. he was
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encounter with a gunman at the richmond greyhound bus station. here at the live desk, new numbers ahead of today's wisconsin race from our fbs news survey monkey weekly election tracking poll. but first on the national level, looks like donald trump's rough week is having an impact. his national lead dipping three points down to 45% from last week. ted cruz is second at 28%. and kasich at 18%. now, this is by the way the closest trump and cruz's race has been since mid-february. focusing on wisconsin, trump still leading 45% to 41%. hillary clinton still leading on a national level, but in wisconsin, bernie sanders is beating clinton in this poll by more than 20 points. that's the latest from the live desk. back to you. we're talking about decision 2016, and we could witness
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hillary clinton and donald trump. the wisconsin primaries start in just a little bit. mark murray is here with us this morning with more on what we can expect or shouldn't expect from today's voting. appreciate you getting up with us. >> good morning. >> what do you see happening today? >> the smart money is that bernie sanders and ted cruz will be able to win in wisconsin. the polling is consistently showing that. the biggest question is how big are the margins going to be. and in the race where it really comes town to delegates and delegate mass, that matters most importantly. ted cruz a great night would be to get all of the 42 delegates in wisconsin. there are some provisions that allow winner take all. that would really start to narrow donald trump's lead. bernie sanders needs to beat hillary clinton not by two or four points, but by ten, 15, 20 points. really start nicking in to her delegate lead. >> and what won't we see? >> i think the biggest thing is today is significant because of where
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by itself, smack dab right after easter. the next big battle grounds go to the northeast. so if you are ted cruz or bernie sanders, you need to win big because the next round of races in new york state, northeast on april 19 and april 26 are set up very well for both hillary clinton and donald trump. >> this late in the process and it's not a done deal yet by any stretch. >> it's not a done deal. and of course we've seen this in 2008 and also 2012 when mitt romney had a hard time putting away rick santorum. so much of this comes down to geography and demographics and just depends where you go. >> mark murray, appreciate it. today the d.c. council plans to take an emergency vote on whether to allow senator bernie sanders on to the democrat being primary ballot before the democratic party missed a inappear work filing deadline meaning currently his name is not on the ballot. if d.c. council reverses that, you will get a breaking news alert on your nbc washington app.
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approval from mayor muriel bowser. and our coverage of decision 2016 is far from over. be sure to stay with us to hear what chuck todd is watching for in wisconsin today. three seconds at mid court. gives it to jenkins for the championship! >> storybook ending from villanova over north carolina all thanks to kris jenkins. josh hart landed 12 points to help the wild the cats get the win. >> just wanted to tackle him. it's amazing. i'm at a loss of words. >> just like the rest of us. one of the greatest finishes really in ncaa championship history. north carolina's nate britt is from upper marlboro. he may not have been on the winning teams but his brother was, so the celebration stays in the fy.
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the day off as you might imagine. university just sent out an alert saying all classes are canceled today, the entire campus erupted in just outside philadelphia and the party hasn't stopped just yet. this is what it looked like inside the pavilion at the school's watch party right after take buzzer beater. and then of course this is what happens afterwards. students poured into the streets cheering. >> and check out some headlines. philly inquirer chose this picture of the win. philly daily news says wildcats hoisting up the frrophy. and new york daily news getting a little creative with the headline on the buzzer beade ee beater. i won't say it in case. three local player. an amazing showing. photo finish. great game. >> exactly what you want. any team that can beat oklahoma should clearly be the national champion. amang
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is this transz formation in the weather. 70s yesterday, and you're walk out the door this morning with windchills in the teens and 20s. there will be plenty of sunshine today, best recommendation, stay on the sunny side of the road, it will make a big difference. it will be blustery and cold all afternoon, so the weather will have big impacts. layer up or postpone any outdoor activities. this evening the wind will lay down, but it will stay cold. tomorrow some improvement, temperatures back in the 50s. freeze warnings again to tonight into tomorrow morning. and the freeze warnings go all the way down in to parts of north and south carolina. and we are indeed tracking light snow showers here from martinsburg to winchester, warrington, culpeper. not sticking to the roads, but it is for real. there is a shot from earlier this morning out near winchester, virginia. thank you so much for sending that in. it was indeed a little coating out there on the cars. windchills right now 19 the current winll
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national. air temperatures are just at or above the freezing mark in many spots. upper 20s across parts of montgomery county. planning out your day, only up into the 40s today with plenty of sunshine. here is the sun and our mostly clear sky out there early this morning. winter weather no real winter weather advisories, but another cold start early tomorrow morning. and another bras of cold air arrives later this week. so there is your seven day. 40s today, 50s tomorrow. 60s on thursday. but with rain, that is opening day for the national. they may have to delay or postpone. and another shot of cold air, freezing temperatures likely both saturday and sunday morning. melissa mollett, it is seat heater weather. >> we'll check in with melissa for a second. it sure doesn't feel like spring as chuck says. we are already seeing commute ers bundled up. >> kristin wright is live at the slug line in woodbridge talking to people trying to
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>> reporter: yes, lots of big winter coats, but i actually just saw a woman in a skirt. the only skirt i've seen today. everyone is dressed for it, though. because 35 degrees here in woodbridge this morning, windchill at 25. and winds, it's windy, gusting at 30 miles per hour. listen to people we talked to just a little while ago. they're cold. >> this is my favorite. >> and is it working? >> it's working. >> what do you think about this? it's april 5th. >> and i don't like it. >> reporter: suede shoes, corduroys but i forgot my had. my bad. back to you. taking a look at chopper, chopper over the top of the beltway, this is the inner loop as you get on to 95, it being looks like some of the vehicles may have just cleared o
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way. still a little slow over to 95 northbound here. 29 south at scaggsville, crash on the left side. south boucbound bw parkway, cra the left side. 234 northbound at minnieville road, a crash in the right lane. inbound 66 a tad slow northbound through wood bridge also. 4 at dowerhouse, disabled car. 270 overall looking pretty good. 6:56. here are four things to know before you head out. you will run into lane closures on connecticut avenue in northwest d.c. at 10:00 a.m., ddot crews will begin inspecting the bridge. ntsb says the amtrak train that dekarailed outside philadelphia was going four miles an hour below the speed limit. the train hit a backhoe on the
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the funeral for chad dermyer set to get you said wunderstand 11:00. he was killed at the richmond greyhound bus station. wisconsin primaries happening today, recent polls put bernie sanders and ted cruz in the lead. look for results on our nbc washington app. "7-day forecast," filled with cold weather around here. unusually cold by april standards. highs only in the 40s today. and a chance for three more freezes in the next seven mornings. >> that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for waking up with us. ho "today" s wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks.
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emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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good morning. game changer? >> the entire country is looking to wisconsin. >> if we do well here, folks, it's over. >> all eyes on today's crucial vote in wisconsin. >> we win here, we win in new york state, we're on our way to the white house. >> polls tighteningp in the final days. what will winning or losing there mean for the future of the race? spring of our discontent. 100 million americans waking up to another day to have bone-chilling cold. in some places, 10 to 20 degrees below normal. while snow and wind create havoc on the roads, and there's no warmup in sight. buh-bye. a united airlines flight

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