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ambulances are only transporting fewer than half of the eligible patients. today u.s. education secretary john king jr. will call for the return of a more rounded education. king will speak at an art focused school in las vegas. he is expected to tell students and teachers that no child left behind, the main federal education law from 2002, narrowed the curriculum. he says the new every student succeeds act passed will offer students more comprehensive and engaging education. a lot of experts say the subjects should work together. a new study about fast food and just how bad it can be for your health. researchers at george washington university say people who eat a lot of fast food are more exposed to a chemical called phthalates. as much as 40% more than people who to not eat fast food. they're linked to a number of ses
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>> they're not chemically bound into the products, so they can leach, migrate off gas from the products and end up in your food. >> researchers say people who ate fast food with grains or meat had the highest level of faphthalate exposure. good morning, everybody. it's 5:01. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. let's get right to our weather. chuck bell telling us about a cold start to our thursday. >> you bet. frosty and freeze zi cold in some spots. all these liter shaded counties, that is a frost advisory 245 goes until 9:00 a.m. for fairfax and montgomery county and howard county and out toward fauquier and prince william county. darker shading is a freeze warning. so very chilly here early this morning. the way the ne 2
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30s with patchy frost on your way out this morning. by 7:00 this afternoon, into this evening, sunny and on the cool side. still in the upper 50s to near 60 at 7:00 tonight and another chilly start coming up tomorrow morning, not quite as cold as we've been the last few. we'll show you a look at the weekend coming up. for now, it is traffic time. no troubles on a thursday, right is this. no troubles. you said it and now it's true. 270 at old hundred road, everything nice and clear, nice and dry. we deserve this nice stretch of weather after what we've been having. top of the wref of the beltway, main routes also rolling along just fine. same thing in prince george's county. 50 looking good all the way out to the bay bridge and back. 95 here prince william parkway, just fine. 66 headed into town, going to take you 9 minutes just like it should. i'll see you back here
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good morning, everyone. we have good developing news out of houston. we brought you this story about a deputy constable that had been shot multiple times overnight. now we're learning that authorities have somebody in questioning. they say that somebody that hatched the suspect's description showed up at a nearby firehouse, but we have some conflicting reports now. initially we were hearing that the deputy constable had been shot from behind at the least six times. now we're hearing that the shots may have come from as far away as across the street. initially it was reported that his injuries -- that he would survive his injuries, now they're saying they're not sure how serious those injuries are. we'll continue to monitor the situation and bring you more news from the live desk as it develops. back to you. now we turn to decision 2016. it will be a busy day in politics in the presidential race, democrats will face off for a debate ahead of tuesday's primary in new york. >> locally early voting begins in maryland. in the eighth
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people are running for chris van hollen's seat and they're spending big money for your vote. congressman chris van hollen and congresswoman donna edwards are locked in a close battle for barbara made cullky's senate seat. if you plan to take advantage of the early voting in maryland, it starts today and runs through next thursday april 21. the hours are 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. we have a list of the early vote being sites on our nbc washington app. anyone registereded to vote can vote early. the senate race we mentioned between van hollen and edwards is tight. a new poll that came out this week gives chris van hollen a six point edge. he's leading with 44% of likely democratic primary voters. edwards has 38%. van hollen currently holds a seat in appear land's eighth district which includes montgomery, frederick and carroll countys. three candidates are leading the pack. jamie raskin says h
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candidate with the strongest record of legislative experience. kathleen matthews is a well-known former anchor and business woman. and david trone is a businessman who is spending more than $9 million on his campaign. trone's tv ads stress his independence. there are six other democrats also in the race. >> in the fourth district, ten candidates are running for donna edwards' congressional seat. the three frontrunners are anthony brown, glenn ivey, and jocelyn pena-melnyk. it encompasses parts of prince george's county an anne arundel counties. coming up, we'll take a look at the race for president and out democrats are preparing for tonight's crucial debate. breaking news from the hardwood this morning. the associated press says randy wittman will not be back with the wizards. a people familiar with the decision
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as of yesterday, the move had not been announced to the team. washington finished tenth in the eastern conference. 5:06. happening today, we're expecting to hear from the family of an alzheimer's patient who died after he went missing in a park in prince george's county. 80-year-old phipps family says he had wandered off and was found dead nir lay month later. their family and lawyer will make a statement this afternoon. the day after a loud and sometimes combative hearing on capitol hill, metro board members will meet. among the issues, a proposed name change for two metro stations and the general manager's budget proposal. getting more money to improve metro was a big issue at yesterday's hearing. the back and forth became heated when one congressman said metro didn't know how to spend money. >> if you're looking at increasing the operating revenue
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about, you become the most expensive operating system. >> all i'm asking from is you $300 million which is your fair share given the fact that we transport 50% of your workforce every day. >> congressman hark med dose eventually said that he would support more metro funding, but only if the system could make it more reliable and safe. today phase two of the earthquake recent tore rake work kicks off at the national cathedral, it would about $22 million. megan mac grk mcgrath has more repairs and how long they will take. >> reporter: well, it will be quite a job. not an easy repair. it will take over ten years to finish up this work. now, this is the strongest earthquake we felt in our area in well over 100 years. it happened back in 2011, but the national cathedral is still trying to finish up the repairs of
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phase two of the repair work is getting under way it week. and later today, we'll get a look at those broken pinnacles and the replacement pieces that have been robotically carved that will replace them. there is a giant crane that will be here on site at the national cathedral that will take off the broken stones. the stones enormous ranging in size from 400 pounds to 2800 pounds. phase two is going to happen over the next ten years. we'll start seeing some activity beginning on friday morning with that crane starting to bring some of the huge pieces of stone down and putting the replacement parts in place here. so promises to be quite a job. back to you. time to rock the red. the caps are playing in the stanley cup playoffs tonight, facing the philadelphia flyers who took the caps out in the playoffs in 2008. the wilson building downtown and other buildings in d.c. lighting
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so don't forget to wear whatever red you can find to help support the team as they start their playoff run. >> exact our revenge. did go caps. well, from the rink to the hardwood, he didn't just go out, he went out on top. how kobe bryant ended his career while you were sleeping. and it is nice and clear, but you will need your coat. your commuter forecast up at 5:11. and new details in the killing of a prince george's county police officer.
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time to check our forecast. we're starting off pretty cold out there. 46 degrees outside of our studios. chuck bell telling us what else we should get ready for today. good morning, chuck. >> it's another seat heater this morning. i know yours were on, eun. as much as you hate the cold. sunshine temperatures
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mid-30s early this morning. so you'll need them for sure. coming home later this afternoon, it's open sun roof weather, plenty of sunshine, just make sure you take your allergy pill. pollen count is remaining in the high category. travel conditions, nothing to worry about locally or regionally. could have airline delays atlanta, new orleans, ft. worth, seemgts seattle or portland. but we have a nice warming trend coming our way. i'll show you the weekend outlook coming up at 5:21. good thursday morning here starting off on the roads right now. everything looking good on the beltway. you can see right there a little bit of yellow northbound/southbound georgia avenue just at the d.c. line. looks like maybe we have a little construction that is not being reported that may be happening here. 66 and 95 don't have any big worries will. taking a look here 95 from quantico to the beltway, going to take you 18 minutes. i'll see you right b
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10 minutes. weather and traffic always on the 1s. developing news this morning, defense secretary ash carter has announced plans to keep nearly 300 troops in the philippines through the end of the month. this is part of a military buildup experts say is sure to inflame tensions with beijing and for the first time, pentagon says american ships have started conducting joint patrols in the south china sea. back to you. it's 5:14 now. and video taken during the deadly encounter that cost a prince george's county police officer his life was intended to go online. it has county officials worried about a growing trend to use social media to brag about crime. court documents say the ambush was supposed to make michael ford and internet sensation. ford had asked his two brother, now co-defendants, to record his planned suicide and send it to
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speaking to a group young people at a forum on social media dangers, prince george's county state's attorney apg ngela alsobrooks says her office is seeing more and more cases. >> we have these very poor examples of people who do dangerous and destructive things and they become famous for it. so this is a way to become popular. >> officer jacai colson was killed by friendly fire and it was revealed that officer taylor krauss was the one that fired the shot the that killed colson. we're learning about a disturbing crime broadcast live on social media. prosecutors in ohio say a woman periscoped her 17-year-old friend being sexually assaulted. the 18-year-old woman along with a 29-year-old man has been indicted on charges of kid mapping, rape, sexual battery and other crimes. the "today" show will have much more at
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back to the picket lines and they say they will strike as long as it takes. close to 40,000 workers in thip states including our area walked off the job yesterday. walkers are in a standoff with verizon over a new contract. retirement benefits are a central issue in he's negotiations. verizon says it had been negotiating with the upsince june and it strike does not bring either side closer to a resolution. now to presidential politics. in decision 2016, all eyes on new york as the candidates prepare for next week's primary there. democrats hillary clinton and senator bernie sanders will face off tonight in a debate in brooklyn. on the republican side, ohio governor john kasich will take part in a town hall on long island. senator ted cruz will also sit down for a town hall with meet the press moderator chuck todd. donald trump will meet with congressional supporters on capitol hill today. also today we expect florida prosecutors to announce whether they plan to pursue charges against donald trump's campaign manager. cory lewandowski turneds
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into jupiter florida police last month. he was accused of grabbing and bruising a reporter. politico is reporting that prosecutors will drop the charges here, that has not been confirmed though by nbc news. if you recorded it on dvr, you will want to watch kobe's final game today. what an awesome way to end an awesome career. kobe bryant scored 60 points to lead the l.a. lakers to a comeback ig win thwin that ende this morning. it was a final game after a 20 year career. and here is how he summed it up. >> i can't believe it's come to an end. you guys will always be in my heart. and i sincerely, sincerely appreciate it. no words can describe how i feel about you guys. >> the last time kobe scored that many points was in 2009. he has the third most points in the nba
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he's spent his entire career with the lakers. and after michael jordan, people weren't sure who was going to be the next one and he was it. the way he played, so exciting to watch. and sometimes caught a little fire order court. >> and in ein other circle, too. but hats off to him for a tremendous career. 37 years old. what is next? got do something else, right? >> and he played for 20 years. doesn't it make you feel lazy? >> i did okay. let's turn to chuck bell now. he's in the "weather center" for us. >> saw a profile on him on hbo's real sports and he now commutes to work via helicopter across los angeles. so the nba 20 years of pro baseball has been good to his pocketbook. outside for us today, we're dealing with a little bit of a schil first thing this morning once again. frogs and freeze advisories are posted north and winter storm of the immediate metro area. that goes until 9:00 a.m. this morning. the freeze warning for northern maryland, eastern west virginia and shenandoah valley and frost
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and western suburbs of montgomery, fairfax, prince william county and loudoun county. so just know it's a little chilly out there. coldest in the sheltered valleys. 30 in frederick, maryland, # 2 martinsburg, 32 manassas. but inside the urban heat islands, it's 43 at reagan national and 41 in annapolis. as you plan to go outside here this morning, take the dog out, go if a run, whatever you will do early on this morning, it's chilly. you'll need your extra layer of warmth first thing. shedable layers if if you're a runner like me, usually warm up after about a mile anyway. it will be a perfect day for a lunch hour run. going out this afternoon, one of the best things you can do in washington, go to the nats gaming. we've won the last three in this home series against the braves. they will go for four in a row. 62 on your way down to the ballpark. by 6:00, 7th inning stretch time, it will be in the upper 50s. and when you leave the
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be back down in to the mid-50s. tomorrow what a great way to finish out the week. number one best thing, it's friday. sunshine and mild. temperatures tomorrow generally in the mid-60s and completely dry. a lot of outdoor festivals and weddings this weekend, saturday mostly sunny, nice and mild. sunday even warmer, highs upper 60s to near 70. no chance for rain anywhere this weekend. i'll let you know if there is any chance in the 7 day coming up. metro the first snag in the ointment. >> first snag of the day here. red line delays both directions here. unscheduled track work between vienna and dupont circle. so that is a little bit of a delay here this morning. also new crash just popped up here, river road at goldsboro, center of the road blocked. we'll take a look at a camera on that one coming up. 270 south as you're approaching buckeystown, just a little slowdown, totally normal for 5:20
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looking pretty good. a couple of slow spots southbound on crain highway. not sure what's going on there. we don't have a report of any problem. just a little bit of a slowdown there. 270 right now, you see the little bit of yellow there coming right off of 70 headed down to the spur. going to take you 28 minutes. we'll check on the problem on river road and be back in ten. there are new details in death of an nfl player that has shocked the country. what we're learning about his final moments. could another air bag recall be on the way for takata? who says tense of mitens of millions of cars could be pulled off the road. and the wife of a local sheriff speaks out, what she has to say hoping tset the record o
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meanwhile there continues to be questions about what led to his death. for the first time smith's wife is giving her account of last weekend's deadly shooting through the family attorney, raquel says she and her husband narrowly avoided slamming into cardell hayes' hummer in new orleans. she said shortly after that, the hummer slammed in to their mercedes. police say an argument between smith and hayes quickly escalated and hayes opened fire. >> he was shot in the back eight times. his wife was shot in the leg twice. >> a passenger in hayes' vehicle claims that it was smith who was preparing to shoot and hayes acted in self defense. police say there was a loaded gun in smith's car, but the family attorney says that gun never left the glove compartment. hector al vera is
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after assaulting a woman. police were called to the ritz-carlton hotel and when they arrived, they found a woman with bruises and was taken to the hospital. olvera and the braves are in washington for a series against the nationals. u.s. regulators say a cat take may have to recall more cars unless it can prove they are safe. there are 85 million unrecalled air bag inflaters. p this is the first time this number has been released. takata now has until 2019 to prove the air bags are safe to avoid another massive recall. at least 11 people have died worldwide and more than 100 people have been injured in incidents linked to those faulty inflaters. and the search is on for the man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in greenbelt. what she was doing at the time of the attack that might have you looking over your shoulder. and
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asking for $15 an hour. and looking at the current temperatures, it is freezing in 12 in some aces, butpl
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now at 5:30, for the second day in a row, some of you could see frost this morning. maybe mother nature needs to look
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it's the middle of april. only 30 degrees in a lot of spots this morning, but is a warm-up on the way? i think things are looking pretty good. >> thank you. oh, you meant the forecast. >> good morning. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. 5:30 is our time right now. chuck bell standing by with four things to know about this weather. >> you're a very handsome man, aaron. >> why, thank you. >> and i like your tie. now that's enough about you. >> never enough. >> fair enough. another frosty cold start this morning, just showed you the temperatures. low to mid-30s in some of the sheltered valleys, so a cold start. perfect weather for baseball this afternoon. perfect weather for hockey this evening if you're going to the caps playoff game. those individual forecasts are coming up in a little bit and more important than anything else, the week end still looks great. here is the way the day is breaking down for you. frosty cold this morning, temperatures near 36. sun is up at 6:32 this morning. by noontime, full sunshine and
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breeze out of the northeast, afternoon highs today i will still a smidgeon below average. but thehe the warming trend is just around the corner. >> i'll take it. northbound georgia avenue at colesville road, a crash blocking the right side of the roadway. outbound river road at goldboro, still have the crash in the intersection, a little hard to see, but the car involved in the middle of the roadway. they just got that out of the way. so hopefully that is cleared here soon. red line delays in both directions because unscheduled track work. 66 and 95 no problems. 95 north getting tip eypically . we'll have travel times for you in ten minutes. happening today, d.c. officially joining these cities in the fight for 15. mayor muriel bowser said to proposal legislation to
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in the district. molette green is live with more on what we can expect to hear about the measure this morning. >> reporter: good morning. low wage workers have d.c.'s mayor on their side in their fight for better pay in the city. who are they? among them home health care worker, child care worker, even airport worker, although the city's airport is located in virginia. they are demanding a minimum wage as you said of at least $15 an hour. and the right to be able to form a union. and all of this is going to kickoff at 10:00 this morning at the wilson building with the mayor leading the call. ear big cities have followed suit, even locally montgomery county leaders just days ago took up some legislation to try to gradually get there to $15 minimum wage. and the workers are confident about making change happen here, too, with similar cam takens going on across the country and
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that is the latest live here from outside the wilson building, news 4. it is now 5:33. police in greenbelt are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at knifepoint monday night around 10:00 near beltway plaza. the victim says the man talked with her inside the mall and then followed her when she left. he then pulled her into a wooded area and took out a knife. neighbors say they're on edge after the attack. >> it's scary. i don't leave out of the house especially with my kids unless i have somebody else with me. >> if you saw anything, police in greenbelt want to hear from you. this morning we're hearing from the company that manages a fairfax county apartment complex where a man sexually assaulted a 77-year-old woman. eagle point development says it is devastated and is fully cooperating with police to catch attacker. the attack happened last week at forest glen at sully station in centreville. residents complained to news 4
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frequently left propped open. the management company says it will reinforce the need to trillion beingcontrol access to building. a little boy who was hit by a car while riding will his bike has died. police say that the 10-year-old james maple died on tuesday because of severe head trauma. he was wearing a helmet and was in the crosswalk when a car slammed into him on mcdaniel road. his mother and two friends were with him. police are twriing to find out if the driver wases can tracted. rose ditoro's body was found in manassas retention pond last month. prince william county police just released the connection here. that pond is not far from the manassas hotel where she was last seen. her family says she had bipolar disorder and police do not think her death is suspicious. happening today, gun violence is back in the spotlight on capitol hill. senate democrats are expected to call on congress today for an advancement in what
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legislation. we're expecting to hear from them at 10:00 this morning. gun control advocate andy parker is not going to face any charges. he is the father of reporter alison parker, she was shot and killed during a live on air report near smith mountain lake last year. several months ago go, andy parker posted a facebook message to virginia state senator bill stanley who supports pro gun rights legislation. parker said he would beat up the senator. he later apologized. yesterday a special prosecutor said it would be inappropriate to file any charges. the wife of the anne arundel county sheriff tells wtop that her husband did not hit her. sheriff ron bateman was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife on sunday. elsie bateman's attorney released a written statement and says her husband asked her to leave the house. that's when she says she got into a heated argument. she says her husband did not punch or hit or kick her. sheriff bait than has publicly said the same thing. however, a probable cause
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told police on the scene she was thrown against a wall and hit in the left side of her face. she does not plan to pursue criminal charges. if you experience a crime in the district, you can now call a 24 hour help line. the wtop reports that it comes on the heels of a proposed cuts to victims services. city council member kenyan mcduffy is calling out mayor bowser's proposed budget cuts to those same services. he says services like this hotline are needed. if you do need help that mum to call is 844-4-help-dc. merrick garland will meet with a group bipartisan senators today. in all he will meet with 14 senators this week as they consider his confirmation for the high court. president obama nominated garland after antonin scalia's death in february. today you can check out a historic presidential ride.
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will hold its second annual cars at the capitol event. today you can see the 1909 steam car. chuck bell has his eye on this. it will be on did display starting at 120:at 10 k and it not have all the bells and whisz he wills you might imagine. >> this is a steam car. and it was used back then by the president and it wasn't tripped out. this was the standard issue white model m steam car, 40 horsepower steam car. >> they even said tricked out in 1909? next week president reagan's 1962 jeep cj 6 will be on display. chuck mentioned that came before the cj 7. >> we'll see if president reagan did anything to that, if they pinch pinch oig his ride.
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a what happens when two 6-year-olds got behind will the wheel. florida and we're off to another cold start, but chuck says it will. >>ly be a great day to get outside. a closer look at that.
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but that didn't stop two boys from taking this pickup truck for a little joy ride. this is in kansas. they crashed into five other vehicle and two mail poxes abbo. they just went three blocks. one boy was taken to the hospital, just minor cuts, the other was not hurt. happening today, prince george's county officials are making a big effort to keep your kids safe. the child care safety awareness campaign kicks off today at watkins regional park. the campaign is a way to educate and inform parents about what to look for when allowing someone to care for their children. 5:41 your time. weather and traffic on the 1s. we'll get you ready to step outside. >> chuck bell here now with more on what we can expect in the day ahead. pretty cold right now. >> you bet. clear sky and light win has allowed temperatures to really tumble overnight, mostly back down in to the 30s. so more than just a little bit cold out there. 38 at the bus stops, sun up about 6:30.
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the mid-50s, an outdoor recess day today. full sunshine when you come home, as well. temperatures up near about 63. so you will need jacket for the early morning step out the door. jeans and sunglasses for later on. the cold won't last too long. we'll be near 80 on monday. your whole 7 day coming up. rae, anymore troubles on metro? >> we still have the trouble on metro and also brand new problem on the beltway, outer loop between rockville pike and old georgetown road. not seeing any slowdowns. red line single tracking between van ness and dupont. delays have turned in to single tracking. 66 inbound, 95 northbound just fine. 270 south looks good. and so does the top of the beltway. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. i'm seeing something on 66 that might be a problem. we'll talk about that in a few minutes. new details this morning in the death of
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a date. a look at the charges her accused killer now faces. we're also getting a closer look at just how long it takes for private ambulances to arrive since they started responding to calls in d.c. and the numbers may surprise you. and move over mathnd scienc ae.
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we continue to follow a developing story and the reported ousting of wizards coach randy wittman oig. his departure has not yet been confirmed, but we're working to do just that. we'll bring you an update coming up at 6:00. stepping out the door this morning, there is quite the chill. some locations just below the freezing mark. low 40s inside the beltway. coming right up, i'll give and you complete check of the "7-day forecast" which includes temperatures back near 80. 66 inbound before 2
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this centreville, a crash blocking the right lane. and then outer loop between rockville pike and old georgetown road, looks like that one has just recleared. d.c. is still running low on ambulances even with the new private service. it could take 30 minutes for an ambulance to get you to the hospital. in the first few weeks of this private ambulance service in d.c., we've learned they were mostly on time. but the fire chief says it's a work in progress. >> there will be hiccups. we are looking to correct them and a about mr is looking to correct those. but patient care is not one of the hiccups. >> the chief also says right now the private ambulances are transporting fewer than half of the eligible patients. 5:47. today canada will announce its new assisted suicide law. the law is expected to exclude noncanadians which means americans will not be able to travel to canada. the law will also can clud hose with mental illness or psy
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some states here in the u.s. a woman who survived the mass shooting in kalamazoo will speak out today for the first time. she was one of two people who survived the shooting in michigan in february. police say carruthers shielded four children including one of her own as bullets flew. she was shot four times. six people were killed in that shooting. the paris concert venue known for tragedy is revamping its image after the november terror attacks. renovations are under way it the bataclan. it will get a fresh look without too many major changes. the concert hole was targeted by gunman who killed 89 people during a rock concert. bataclan has several concerts planned for the end of the year. terror the attacks outside the u.s. may have americans skipping overseas vacations. a new travel zoo survey shows that 80% of americans with summer travels booked already will be staying within the 50 states. safety was listed as
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their destination. we're just four months until rio 2016. the international olympics committee says brazil's political and economic crisis will not affect preparations for the games this august. the political turmoil is under close observation. the nation's president could be removed over a $3 billion corruption scandal. the ise says games will not be scarreded by the impeachment proceedings or the country's deepest recession in decades. happening today, prince george's county officials are putting safety on front. biking and pedestrian accidents are on the rise apparently and we're seeing are more and more deadly incidents. today the department of public works transportation will join the prince george's county police department, talking to neighbors and doing enforcement activities. a new effort to give everyone transportation who needs it, ddot offering big
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low income residents can pay just $5 to become a member for year. items usually $85 a year. the program also include as free bicycle helmet and cycling class. i could use a refresher course. riders can use the bikes for an hour instead of the normal half hour. lots of talk this morning about the delegate count in the race for the white house. hillary clinton has a significant lead over bernie sanders heading in to tonight's debate. and tuesday's new york plim area. on the republican side, it's a closer race with donald trump leading ted cruz by just over 200 delegates. let's bring in tracie potts now live on capitol hill. tracie, why are republicans already focusing on pennsylvania's primary before new york has headed to the polls? >> reporter: because if you look at the polls in new york, donald trump is so far ahead, more than 30 points, that they're looking to see what is the next move in this chess game. and for many, it's pennsylvania. they have 54 unbound delegates who could vote for anyone when they go to the
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pittsburgh and ted cruz in erie talking very much about trade and jobs and the impact on people there in pennsylvania trying to pick up some of those unbound votes. >> if we turn and look at the democrats now, hillary clinton leading bernie sanders in the polls heading into the debate tonight. what does sanders need to do to convince voters to change their minds? >> reporter: of course this is a closed primary, so you have registered democrats and not the independents who have largely supported bernie sanders. his game plan and in fact hers, too, seems to have been to go hyper local so to speak, very local visiting a lot of communities in brooklyn, in the bronx, talking about issues like gun violence and others that are very specific to those areas. not just in new york city, but even outside in buffalo, talking about jobs and trade, something that is also a big issue there as it was in
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with voters or the strategy i should say seems to be to connect with voters and communities, but the same strategy clinton is using. we'll see what happens after the debate tonight and of course the primary next week. >> tracie potts on the hill. thank you. let's check our forecast now with storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. check chuck, i know we'll have warmer weather very soon. >> the trend line is your friend line the next couple of days. each day should be just a little warmer than the one before. still have an awfully cold start out there early this morning. what to expect for your day today, a nearly calm wind, near mirror like finish out on the potomac this morning. sun not up for about another 40 minutes, and until then, it will stay awfully cold. but pure sunshine today, three or four degrees today an yesterday. but it does come with the frost and freeze threat early this morning. frost advisories just east of the blue ridge up a
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i-95 corridor. it does include fairfax county, but it does not include arlington, the district or prince george's county. most concern is in the sheltered valleys. so then here is the way your day will break out. 3 33 now at dulles. by 7:00 a.m., 36. 40s and 50s not long after that. it will be a beauty of a day to be outside. cooler than average, but milder than yesterday. about 63 for your high later on this afternoon. if you're headed out to the caps game tonight, 7:00 at the verizon center, on your way done town, it will be sunny and a little cool, temperatures near 60. and after you've cheered the caps on to victory, have your coat ready. i guess if you're going to a hockey game, you know it will be chilly, so having your coat won't be that much of an issue. should be a good night for hockey in downtown washington. for tomorrow, it's friday, that's the best thing i can tell you about it. nice and sunny, another chilly start in the morning, probably not as much of aos
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of mornings. and then warming trend is on the way before 63 today, 65 tomorrow. all sunshine all the time and highs upper 60s to near 70. by far the warmest day of the next seven will be monday when question get up w. get up to 79. southbound bw parkway at 32, the right lane is blocked there. you can see we're starting on get a little slow. 66 inbound before 29, crash again there blocking the right lane. that is still hanging around. that could start building quickly here. northbound georgia at colesville, left lane blocked each way. inbound river at goldboro, that crash still hanging around. and remember this one, red line single tracking between van ness and dupont circle because of unscheduled track repairs. first it was just a delay, now we are single tracking there, so we will see some pretty
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they get it out of the way. weather and traffic always on the 1s. it's 5:5. a man accused of murdering and it is membering a woman in seattle is now facing first-degree murder charges. john charlton will remain in jail as police try to figure out exactly how ingrid lynn died. friends and family gathered on tuesday to remember the nurse and mother of three. lynn was reported missing on saturday. later that day, some of her remains were found in a recycling bin. police say the couple met online and that been dating for about a month. it is 5:55. today u.s. education secretary john king jr. will call for the return of a more rounded education. king will speak at an art focused school in las vegas today. he's expected to tell students and teachers that no child left behind, the main federal education law from 2002, narrowed the curriculum. he says the new every student succeeds act pass this had december will offer student as more comprehensive and engaging
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about fast food and how bad it can be for your health. researchers at george washington university say people who eat a lot of fast food are are more exposed to a chemical called phthalates, to as much as 40% more of the chemical than people who don't eat the fast food. researchers say phthalates have been linked to a number of serious health problems. >> they're not chemical he cannily bound into the product, so they can leach migrate off gas.he cannily bound into the product, so they can leach migrate off gas. end up in the food, in the air, this your house ducts, so they can enter your body. >> researchers said people who ate fast foods with grains or meat had the highest level of phthalate exposure. some talk about a new device, it would tell police if you were texting when you crash your car. it's called the text a lizer. new york is talking about passing a bill allowing these in cars. people would only be allowed to
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if the bill passes. good morning. i'm landon dowdy. sling tv launching a new multistream version of its service that includes channels from 21st accepts schursencentu. the new version would will not offer any disney channels including espn. with your morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. a big story for nfl fans, it's almost an nfl holiday. it's schedule day today. we'll learn the whole upcoming regular season lineup, of course that includes the redskins who won the nfc east last year. we know the skins will be playing the bengals on october 30 in london. a developing story in texas, where a sheriff's deputy is ambushed and shot several times. we're learning more about the deputy's condition and the person accused of shooting him.
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the final repair work set to begin at the d.c. came tee dral of cathedral. and the wizards are in the market for a new head coach after randy witness mtman is fi. but first, chuck bell as your out the door forecast. welcome to thursday. it will be another blue sky day here in the washington area. it's cold again this morning. temperatures in the 30 m

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