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lot today. heads up around winchester and martinsburg. this is one wave. two waves. then we've got a third wave back here. there's a few more coming through too, so we will see a few more showers. still a good idea to take the umbrella with you. sunset tonight at 7:52. 70 degrees around 7:00. a shower possible around 11:00. they could even impact part of the weekend. when we hit the 80s again in my forecast. to the race for the white house now. a big move in battleground state virginia. governor terry mcauliffe is using his executive power to restoring voting rights to thousands of convicted felons that have served their sentences. tonight, we have team coverage. edward lawrence is focusing on the campaign trail today, but we begin with bureau chief julie carey and the
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important swing state of virginia. julie? >> reporter: well, doreen, with the stroke of his pen, governor terry mcauliffe immediately restored voting and other civil rights to 206,000 ex-felons in the general. now the governor says it's a matter of ending years of injustice, but republicans call it pure political opportunism. >> we will break barriers down. >> reporter: with those records, governor terry mcauliffe used his executive powers to wipe out a civil war era provision in virginia's constitution p. he said it was to keep african-americans from voting. >> it is time to embrace an honest, clean process. we're restoring the rights to these men and women.
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who initially made it easier for nonviolent felons to vote again, but gop leaders accuse mcauliffe trying to build up democratic voter rolls for the election in november. i'm stunned at his willingness to restore the rights of the ho most heinous criminals. >> i'm just thrilled that we had this opportunity and continue to want to work for social justice. this is a giant step. >> reporter: we were with sheila coates this afternoon as she phoned an ex-felon she's been helping to tell her the news. she no longer needs to wait on the paperwork to be approved to vote. >> it was
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everybody should have the chance, a second chance. >> reporter: the governor's action only gives ex-felons a right to vote. it's now up to them to register. news 4. >> we wondered what you think. should convicted felons who have served their punishment be allowed to vote? so far more than 70% of people who responded say yes, they should. maryland voters go to the polls on tuesday along with four other states. bernie sanders is looking ahead. ted cruz has gone back to slamming donald trump's hometown values, and trump himself, well, he may be taking a new tact. edward lawrence continues our team coverage. >> here's what i do. now my wife is constantly saying, darling, be more presidential. >> reporter: heading into the weekend, could we see a kinder, gentler donald trump? his new political advisers hope to strike a balance with h
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>> if people don't understand that, that's why they don't like him. >> reporter: senator ted cruz called donald trump a new york liberal whose campaign is now run by washington insiders. he pointed to the transgender bathroom debate. >> donald trump agreed with hillary clinton and barack obama, and donald trump argued that grown men should be allowed to go into girl's restrooms. >> reporter: while the gop candidates cross the mid atlantic looking for votes, the republican establishment met in virginia. the rnc chairman told voters they cannot let hillary clinton continue the policies of obama. >> it's not going to happen on our watch. it isn't going to happen because we're going to come together. >> reporter: bernie sanders says his voters are mostly under 45 and she's out of touch with the future. >> she has got to begin to think about how she can reach out, what ideas these young people will respond to, and make that
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>> reporter: clinton blasted republicans, saying she will run an election about issues, not n insul insults. hillary clinton is campaigning in pennsylvania today. now five states to go to the polls on tuesday. of course, right here in maryland, but also delaware, pennsylvania, connecticut, and rhode island. reporting live on capitol hill, edward lawrence. british prime minister david cameron sidestepped a reporter's question about donald trump today, but president obama courted controversy in the u.k. he's taking some fire for it. the president wrote an op-ed in a british newspaper urging the united kingdom to stay within the european union. the issue will be to a public vote in june. the local mayor supports the movement to leave the eu. he blasted president obama as hypocritical. >> and speaking honestly, the
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outcome of that decision is a matter of deep interest to the united states because it affects our prospects as well. >> prime minister cameron agrees. earlier today, president obama and the first lady wished queen elizabeth a happy 90th birthday. the queen hosted them for lunch at windsor castle. for a birthday president, the obamas presented the queen with a photo album showing her visits with u.s. leaders over the years. thousands of fans are gathering outside of prince's paisley park estate. the autopsy wrapped up this afternoon, but it could be several weeks before we know how he died. jay gray is live outside the estate. he joins us now. what are you seeing there, jay? >> reporter: yeah, we want to show you firsthand what's happening here right now. we've seen
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since sunrise this morning. police and sheriff's deputies tell me as many as 10,000 have been here over the last two days. many with the same question investigators have right now about the sudden death of the pop star. fans and flowers, balloons and banners, line the fence outside of paisley park. thousands drown heawn here to h prince. >> it's overwhelming. i mean, i'm still numb about the whole thing. >> reporter: as fans around the world deal with their shock and sadness for the first time today, investigators shared details about events. >> staff members had been unable to contact prince yesterday morning and went to check on him. they found him unresponsive and called 911. >> reporter: an autopsy was performed today. the results w
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for several weeks, but we know when paramedics were called to paisley park yesterday it was the second time in less than a week that friends or colleagues found prince unresponsive. the first coming after what was his final concert in atlanta when his private jet on the trip back to minnesota made an emergency landing and he was rushed to an illinois hospital. >> the thing that really bothers me about it is the prince that i know was super healthy, vegan, wasn't an abuser of drugs, wasn't an abuser of alcohol. you know, he lived right. >> reporter: a tribute to that life splashed into his signature purple on bridges and buildings across the country. >> it's just so surreal to think he's gone. >> reporter: leaving behind a legacy that echoes around the world. and more evidence of that lasting legacy. so far today 19 of the top
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performed by prince. and theaters across the country this weekend, saturday, a special screening of "purple rain" for fans. that's the latest live here outside paisley park. chris, back to you. black and whitnee anphoto i back on display at the smithsoni smithsonian. a medical examiner just confirmed a suicide in the death of a fairfax county firefighter. nicole mittendorff had been missing for more than a week. police found a note in mittendorff's car a mile away from where they found her body. residents are back inside their apartment complex in northwest d.c. a woman was stabbed to death and everyone had to be evacuated.
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between georgetown and cathedral heights. >> reporter: chris, police were originally called to this condominium for a call of a suspicious package, but shortly later they found a woman stabbed to death inside a fifth floor unit. >> you don't expect it out here. no. >> at about 6:00 a.m. the building fire alarm went off, and it meant that everyone had to go outside. >> reporter: residents who live in this glover park building waited outside for hours while police responded to a call of a suspicious package, but investigators discovered a woman inside the fifth floor unit who had been stabbed several times. he and his wife woke up to an unusual sound. >> we thought we heard somebody yell or something like
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>> reporter: police arrested 59-year-old charles sykes. he lives on the fifth floor and was dating the victim who was visiting. officials here also say the suspect pulled the fire alarm and called 911, but police spent hours here combing the area for evidence, trying to piece together what happened and why. >> surprising. something i never thought would have happened here. >> reporter: now charles sykes has been charged with second-degree murder. at this point, police have not released the name of the victim. >> all right. thank you. thousands of drivers impacted by this deadly crash on the beltway. new tonight, what we are learning about the victim and the moments right before the wreck. i'm darcy spencer in bethesda. a dozen people have been victimized in home improvement scams in montgomery county since last month. i'll tell you the one thing the victims have in common and
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the beltway is back open tonight. it was shut down for hours this morning after a deadly crash in temple hills. 35-year-old jermaine mcallister was on the shoulder of
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beltway when he swerved into the road in front of a tract tractor-trail tractor-trailer. he died at the scene. they offer to do home repairs and mow the lawn, but in the end they're just ripping people off. darcy spencer live in bethesda. what do all these victims have in common, darcy? >> reporter: well, chris, we can tell you the one thing these victims have in common is their age. they are all senior citizens. police tell us this is why they're being targeted. a dozen people have been ripped off in home improvement scams in montgomery county just since last month. they're preying on senior citizens. 11 of those victims were at least 70 years old. >> it is known that these suspects often target older individuals, especially those individuals with memory problems or physical limitations. >> reporter: police have charged this man in two of the investigations. he allegedly took a
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payment for work he never did. and he's accused of making this hole in a piece of wood on the roof of a 79-year-old bethesda woman's home, then allegedly telling her a tree limb had damaged her roof. david hills is her son-in-law. >> to me, it looks like they bashed it in with a hammer or a hatchet and then stuck a tree limb through it and took a picture with their cell phone. that's what they used to convince her she needed repairs right away. >> reporter: he told her he was doing work in the area when she noticed the tree limb. >> they didn't have any business cards. they didn't even have a ladder. they borrowed her ladder to get on the roof. they put an old shingle on so in rain would run under that shingle and leak into the
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>> reporter: remember don't feel pressured to hire a repairman who comes to your door offering a quick fix. >> these scammers are hoping to intimidate you, rushing you into making a decision. you have to step back and remember it is not necessary to make a decision at that very moment. >> reporter: that 79-year-old woman quickly realized that she had been taken. she put a stop payment on her check, but it was too late. that check had already been cashed at a check cashing store. now that business is telling her she's got to pay up. doreen, back to you. >> you can't be too careful. the virginia man charged in the death of a toddler will be staying in jail. fields appeared in court today. he left a 2-year-old girl in the backseat of a car for seven hours. they say he didn't realize the toddler was in the car until he went to pick up the little girl's mother at pentagon city. fields is charged with neglect and involuntary manslaughter. new at 6:00, thousands of people will be
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tomorrow to take part in the first ever national cannabis festival. there's going to be food, music, and of course everything you need to know about pot, but as mark segraves tells us, no actual weed, right, mark? >> reporter: well, chris, you won't be able to buy any. the stage is set for the national cannabis festival. if you're coming down here to smoke pot, buy pot, or get marijuana seeds, you better think again. >> you cannot consume cannabis at the national cannabis festival. >> reporter: that's actually one of the reasons they're having the festival, to highlight the debate over marijuana laws in d.c. and around the country. >> this is an advocacy event. there are a lot of social justice issues that are important around cannabis. >> reporter: there will be lots for people who do smoke pot to
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paraphernalia. there are lots of bands performing. there'll be plenty of food as well. >> this is a unique event. we're using this opportunity to marry some important policy issues around cannabis with art and music and a great celebration. >> reporter: so the event starts tomorrow at noon here on the campus of rfk stadium right next to lot 6. parking here is 20 bucks or you can take metro to the state armory site or you can take the streetcar all the way down "h" street. >> mark, rfk's federal land. i thought federal law prohibits people even possessing marijuana. >> reporter: chris, you're absolutely right. a lot of land inside d.c. is
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park, the national mall, and yes, rfk stadium and all the land that surrounds it. we asked u.s. park police and the government about the disconnect because they're allowing people to bring marijuana here because of what d.c. law is. in the beginning there was some confusion from the agencies. then they figured it out. d.c. police will have jurisdiction over this land because the district leases this land from the feds. you'll be able to have it, just not smoke it. the excitement is building. can you feel it? less than an hour away now from game five between the capitals and the flyers. >> the caps would love to close this out at home. jason pugh is at verizon center. what do you think? are they going to bring it tonight? >> reporter: i think they will bring it tonight. i think they close the door on
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all season long they haven't panicked when they get behind, but i think if they were to jump out to an early lead, they'd really put the pressure on philadelphia. this game will be a critical one. closeout games always difficult. it is great to have your best player leading the way in closeout games. that's exactly what captain alex ovechkin plans to do in game five. the caps are 35-5-2 when ov scores. ovechkin still believes this caps team doesn't have much to worry about in this series. >> we're in control of our destiny at this moment, so we have to play hard, play simple, and play smart. don't give them many chances in the beginning. we have to dictate how we have to play. not them. >> reporter: the capitals, they were stymied
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goaltender. they have to get to him early to have a chance tonight and close out this series here at the verizon center. that's going to do it for me. send it back to you guys in studio. >> big night. we hope this is the one. a walk to remember. tonight the community effort that's under way after two teens were killed at the same metro station just weeks apart. and a public display for prince fans even as we learn new details about a death.
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i don't know about you, but i haven't been to the car wash yet. i'm waiting for this rain, doug, to wash all the nasty pollen off my car. >> i know. we talked about this yesterday. it may not be enough to do that. i think we're all hoping to wash our car. mother nature might help to wash our cars and wash the pollen off. first off, rocking the red tonight. rocking the beard here too trying to raise money to help the capitals and wounded veterans. go to my facebook page for the rock the beard beardathon. it is called the capitals
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it's cloudy. here's reston town center. i love that shot. just for the fact that it can show sugar loaf mountain. not a lot of rain currently. 73 degrees. winds out of the south at 12 miles per hour. the nationals game starting just after 7:00. they'll get that game in no problem. could there be a shower? yeah, but it's going to be a nice night. we need the rain. we've talked about this. close to an inch below average just for this month alone. over 3 inches since last month, so we really do need to see some rain. right now we're not seeing a lot. we have seen 0.75 of an inch. a few showers back to the west. a few thunderstorms back towards morgan county, west virginia. let's zoom in on that area in prince george's
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it's all on the light side. it will continue to be as we move on through the night tonight. here's some of the heaviest rain over towards hancock. this is going to be coming out of winchester up toward i-81. morgan county moving towards western washington county. we'll see a couple more showers this evening as our frontal boundary does move through. it looks like a lot of rain, but just doesn't have a lot of energy with it. around 11:00 tonight, a few scattered showers. take the umbrella with you if you are going out to dinner tonight. tomorrow morning, also a good idea to take the umbrella. let's say the kids have a run or a game tomorrow that you're going to be attending. take the umbrella just in case. i'm not anticipating a lot of rain, but there may be a quick shower or two that come on through. behind that, we get nice. tomorrow afternoon we're seeing plenty of sunshine. high temperatures tomorrow into
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73 for d.c. 74 down towards culpepper. sunday is looking fantastic. a high of 72 degrees. 85 on monday. here comes the heat. 85 on monday. 86 on tuesday. tuesday a chance for showers and storms as well. better chance of some thunderstorms there. that would help to wash that pollen away. sounds good. thank you, doug. gone too soon. what we're learning about the days leading up to prince's death as people here and around the world pay tribute to a legendary musician. a picture of prince for obvious reasons and then the book that people are signing. it is just that important to some folks. we'll have more on local remembrances of prince. i'm tracee wilkins. a gun purchased out of state
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tonight, the tributes continue to roll in outside prince's estate in minneapolis. fans are leaving flowers, balloons, and notes along the fence at paisley park. it could be weeks though before we know exactly how prince died. >> the autopsy is done, but the
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medical examiner says it could take weeks. staff members went to his home to check on him when they couldn't get a hold of prince. suicide is not suspected. authorities won't say whether police found any prescription drugs in his home and wouldn't even discuss a report that prince suffered a drug overdose less than a week before he died. >> well, one thing we do know. president obama was a big fan of prince. he performed at a private party at the white house back in june of last year. the obamas invited 500 people and paid for the party themselves. >> prince because he put out great music and he was a great performer. creative and original and full of energy. >> the smithsonian national portrait gallery is recognizing prince's life and accomplishment.
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there is a black and white tphoo on display. >> reporter: folks have been coming in to see this one photograph. as i said, it was part of a past exhibit, but now in light of prince's death it takes on a special significance. it's near the entrance to the gallery. it's one of the first portraits you see as you turn a corner, but there are those who would have thougsought it out today de its placement. >> i'm going to really miss him. >> the spot is reserved just for that, for moments when we have someone to recognize. hopefully we have that person in our collection. >> reporter: the black and white portrait explains moody shadows. the photographer
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almost scowling expression on his face. this isn't the debut for this photo. it was taken in 1993. >> this photograph is from our exhibition "american cool." we installed it in 2014. >> reporter: jouother icons lin these walls, but on this day this is the work that people wanted to remember. >> total transformative. for me, it was the college years. he was the best. >> reporter: as if they were at a funeral, they left messages to share their sentiment with others. >> we'll always remember this moment just like when we heard he passed. >> reporter: now the photograph and the book of condolences are due to be here until the end of may. after that, they may end up sending that book to prince's family. he does have a surviving younger sister. they may just keep it for their records, but that photo will be forever popular. we're live
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portrait gallery. tonight, lester holt anchors a special edition of dateline nbc. it'll look back on prince's life from his biggest successes to his final days. "prince, life and death of an icon" airs at 10:00 right here on news 4. and i'm still tracking a few showers out there. most of us on the dry side tonight. that's going to be the way the things are over the next couple of hours right on through the next couple of days too. overnight temperatures down into the upper 50s, but still pretty nice tomorrow. a chance for some early morning rain. we're going to talk about that in ten minutes. i'll take you hour by hour tomorrow. we'll talk about tomorrow's forecast. then we'll take you through the entire seven-day. prince george's county's leaders say many guns from outside the state are being used to commit crimes in the county leading to a rise in shootings. tracee wilkins
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leaders want to crack down. >> reporter: even with maryland's tougher gun laws, prince george's county has seen an increase in homicides and nonfatal shaoot, some high profile. the gun used in that shooting was first purchased in 2009 in georgia. then it was illegally obtained and passed around the gunman's family. it was then in the hands of michael ford. >> one of the things we suffer from is our surrounding neighbors don't have the same type of restrictions that we have. >> reporter: he is calling for other states to adopt gun licensing laws like the one maryland enacted in 2013. >> in domestic violence and some of the homicides that are committed, they are committed with guns that were
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brought illegally into the state of maryland. >> reporter: 44% of guns used in maryland crime come from out of state. >> there are three times as many guns that come into the state and end up in the hands of criminals as guns that leave our state and are used in crimes outside our borders. >> reporter: according to the attorney general, since maryland has required licenses and fingerprinting, they have seen a 75% decrease in the illegal sales of guns that were bought legally in this state. i'm tracee wilkins, news 4. the family of kevin swain, the firefighter who was injured last week in prince george's county, has requested a charity fund to be created in his honor. instead of donations for medical bills, a page has been set up to collect money for three causes close to his heart. an update on the page says swain has been up and walking and even rolled outside to get some fresh air today. we have a link to
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some scary moments in seat pleasant overnight when a family got trapped in the basement of a home after it caught fire. the flames blocked the stairs and the metal bars covered the windows. >> i see their hands out the window. automatically, i knew there was bars on there and they wasn't able to get out through the upstairs because the upstairs is on fire and there is no basement door. so immediately i went and got my truck and chain and pulled the bars off the window. >> at that point, three seat pleasant police officers arrived and helped pull a man, a woman, and a baby out ofhe
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there is no word on how that fire started. the school board is going to appeal a court ruling that allows a transgender teenager to use the boys bathroom in virginia. a federal appeals court ruled that gloucester county school board violated federal education law when it refused to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matched their identity. he was born a girl, but identifies as male. the ruling applies to four other states in the same judicial circuit, which means north carolina's new controversial bathroom law can't be enforced in public schools and universities. zplrgel this earth day is a special one for students at an alexandria area school. the burgundy farm community school is celebrating its 75th
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anniversary. today's event brought back a lot of memories. he was actually a student there on the very first earth day back in 1970. there's going to be a big change to picking up trash for folks living in prince george's county. you may have noticed fliers on your door announcing that change. the county is moving to once a week pick up instead of twice a week. starting in may, the county will start distributing new trash cans. there just wasn't enough trash to justify a second collection. prince george's county leads the state in recycling. that's part of the reason there's no longer a need for these two pick up days. they line the streets and serve as living legacies. how these notable trees are honoring local residents while also improving the value o
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try zyrtec®. muddle no more®. with the deaths of two 15-year-olds still fresh on their minds, the deanwood community is gathering tonight to call for change. a group marched from a nearby church to the station. people taking part in the walk say the only way to solve the problem is to pull together. >> you know, as a community, we can only do it together. it's not so much the police and parents. we
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young people. and we're models for them, so that's what's most important. >> police have stepped up their presence at the deanwood metro station since those deaths. this is earth day. this week arlington county continues a nearly 30-year tradition recognizing 23 notable trees. david culver went to find out what makes these trees so notable and how they can add thousands of dollars to your property value. >> reporter: this tree is under a little more stress than that tree over there. meet arborist robert blakely. for 30 years, his passion and obsession trees. >> i'm not good with names, but if you tell me the name and i can associate the property, i can tell you almost every tree on that property. >> i've lived here for 40 years and this is my arlington. >> reporter: beverley has three willow oaks on her
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property. >> they're almost mystical in ways. >> reporter: she doesn't take all the credit. >> a master gardener encouraged me to do that. >> reporter: linda stevens was her neighbor. she passed away in 2012 teaching on all things green and motivating beverley to have in arlington county recognize her oak as notable which became official this week. >> trees are beautiful in my mind at least. >> reporter: it is about recognizing the owners or caretakers as much as the trees. >> with proper care, you can have a notable tree someday too. >> reporter: not only do that bring this beauty and help with the environment, but some of these trees also add big bucks to the property value. >> i did an evaluation a week ago where one single tree and it wasn't nearly as grand as any of these trees, it was worth over $50,000. >> $50,000.
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>> reporter: for robert, it is not too much the monetary green, but the living green that motivates him. >> these are living legacies approxima. they're going to be here for future generations to enjoy. >> trees. i love the license plate. >> what a great story. if we start now, we can be really rich in 50, 60 years. >> plant two trees. that's $100,000. >> the weekend looms ahead. get working. you can. a lot of people really wanting to garden. i'm getting so many questions. hey, can i plant my flowers this weekend? normally the rule is to wait until after mother's day, but i think you're good now. we do not have any cold air in the forecast. >> doug, that's a dangerous move. >> okay. we're not quite good just yet. >> i don't want you to be responsible for that. >> if you're in the d.c. metro area and especially points down to the south,
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frederick and hagerstown, wait until mother's day. >> maybe mother's day weekend it should be okay. >> reporter: we'll see a couple of showers. we're not going to see a whole lot, but we will see a couple. 70 in rockville. 70 degrees over towards annapolis. notice what's happening on the radar. we're looking at these showers come through and then look how they just kind of fall apart. still seeing some shower activity down toward waldorf and more down toward the fredericksburg area. i think the nats game, which is starting in a couple of minutes, is just fine. we do have a thunderstorm up towards the hagerstown area. the storm itself, it will move through tomorrow, so we still have a
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shower early tomorrow morning. 72 on sunday. 85 on monday. 86 on tuesday. 67 on wednesday. even next week we are above average or at least close to it. that's why i'm thinking you can go ahead and plant whatever you need to because we're going to be on the mild side. unless you're in doreen's area, don't plant anything. >> doug, since i was a little girl around here, a mother and a grandmother both gardens, that is the rule. wait until mother's day. >> then i abide by you. >> he caved. >> thanks, doug. we have some bittersweet news to share about one of our colleagues. pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski has decided to retire. he's been on the front lines of four wars. he was in the pentagon when the september 11th hijackers
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this coverage that day was so important to all of us. he has broken countless stories, including the first detailed account of the navy s.e.a.l. operation that killed bin laden. >> i worked at the pentagon for five years. our booth was right next to mik. he is a pro's pro. there wasn't a person in that building who didn't love him and respect him. it's going to be a loss. coming up in sports, the caps, they're hoping to
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jason, what you just missed was doug running in here to grab his phone with his son kent and dressed in an ovechkin jersey. they're heading down there, right? >> they are heading down there. we tried to get them to pose on the set, but they were in too much of a hurry to get down to join you. >> i don't blame doug trying to
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hopefully the capitals do him a favor and put on a great performance and close out this series against the flyers. if the caps play their best game, there is no way philadelphia can compete with this team. all season long they have been tremendous. they have not dropped back-to-back games. they only did drop back-to-back games three times this entire season. they'll look to regroup after falling in game four. this team completely understands how much of a momentum swing if they dropped this game tonight. even though the flyers are on eighth seed, it's not every closing out an opponent. >> if you're killing an animal and he's almost dying,he's going to fight tooth and nail to get that last air in him. he's going to fight right to the death. i think you get a guy
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season to end. they want to prolong their season. it is tough when you have that person like that. >> the team that is behind usually feels they can take more risks and get more little cheap shots. you have to battle through that stuff mentally. as far as their game goes, i mean, i think we're prepared in every aspect for what they're going to bring. >> they have shown all year they have great resolve. they showed it last game. from our standpoint, we have to make sure that our resolve matches their resolve and see if we can come up with a victory. >> reporter: all right. we'll see you at the caps. going to indeed come out with a victory tonight here in game five against the flyers. one of their top defenseman, he is out for a second straight game in this series. we're going to move on and talk about some football for a moment. busy day for the nfl and the redskins. one of the best quarterbacks came on the open market. josh
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class treatment as he made his way to redskins park earlier this afternoon. norman, he brought his mother with him to ashburn along with a pretty big entourage. the skins hoping the free agent corner doesn't leave virginia without signing on the dotted line. the fifth year corner is considered one of the best in the game. four interceptions last year for carolin carolina, but consistently he shut down every receiver that played against him. the panthers rescinded the franchise tag just two days ago. one guy who definitely wants norman to sign with the skins, he currently wears his number 24. he tweeted today, i hope we sign josh norman so we can throw some cash for this number 24 that i know he's going to want. i hope we do hear some news that the
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josh nor nman. >> through in some cash and throw in that f i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message.
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the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue. so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down." the obama white house called the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election?
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breaking news tonight. cause of death, an autopsy now complete on music legend prince, as questions swirl over why he died so suddenly at 57. fans around the world mourn the loss of an icon. family massacre. tonight a massive manhunt for the person or people responsible for killing eight family members exution style. controversial visit. the obamas dine with the royals and meet prince george. but their trip sparking anger in a battle over britain's future. money for retirement from reverse mortgages. why experts who once warned about them are now saying they're a much safer bet. miracle survivor. she nearly died in a mass shooting, but walked out of the hospital two months later. tonight our exclusive interview with her. "nightly news" begins right now.

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