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>> also, this morning, the heat is on, and it's only going to get worse. we're already sitting in the 70s this morning and the mercury could hit 100 in the near future. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. it is what a lot of you are talking about this morning. the weather and the official nomination of donald trump. >> let's show you some of the headlines some people will find on their door steps this morning. you take a look at the "new york post." the headline showing a picture of trump pointing headlines reading, i am your voice. trump speaks for forgotten america. we want to show you a cover of the "new york daily news" a picture of a train derailment and the title full steam ahead. it's official. gop all aboard trump crazy train. first things first because it is a storm team 4 weather alert
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standing by and megan mcgrath is also going to talk about what we can expect with this heat wave. chuck, how is it feeling out there right now? >> it's warmer and more humid than yesterday. if you are going to get out and enjoy the day, the next hour or two will be the best part of it. temperatures in the 60s and low 70s but you'll notice the humidity has started to creep back in. as far as any cooling rain chances, we'll have one or two chances for a stray shower or thunderstorm very late in the day today, but dangerously hot and humid over the week. i took a look back to see how this summer stacks up against our all-time hottest summer, the summer of 2010. by this date, in the summer of 2010, we already had 39 days 90 or higher. so far this year, only 18 days. so we're 21 days behind in the 90-degree day count. total number that year of 67. we're going to have at least 8 or ten in a row starting da
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holding up on a friday morning? >> well, it's not off to a great start if you are through the remington area. we've got 29 northbound up near 28, catlet road blocked with accident activity. a couple of trucks involved. plan ahead if you are moving between culpeper and remington this morning. independence avenue, traffic lights malfunctioning. and all travel lanes are available. getting there, nothing wrong on 95, bw parkway, 270. off to a good start so far. we're following the latest on a heat wave hitting our region right now. you can expect to feel the extreme temperatures starting today. temperatures will soar into the 90s and might reach 100 this weekend. news 4 megan mcgrath is live at the palisades fire station with more on how
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weather. megan. >> reporter: right now things are pretty comfortable. in fact, i saw someone walking his dog a little while ago and that's a great way to do it. if you got to go out, exercise, walk the dog, now is the time to do it. in a matter of hours we're expecting that extreme heat to kick in. it's going to begin today, go into the weekend and into monday and this is dangerous heat. folks are going to need to take some precautions here. in d.c., fire houses are going to be adding extra ambulances. they are going to have five extra ambulances out there to accommodate what they expect to be a spike in emergency-related calls to the heat. people who find themselves in trouble because of exposure to the heat, and all across the dmv, people are being asked to be -- to take some precautions. for example, limit your outdoor activity. wear light colored, loose clothing. stay hydrated. that's very important. make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids if you are outside. also, check on y
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neighbors. they can particularly be vulnerable in extreme heat situations. if you have some elderly neighbors, just give them a call. drop over, make sure they are doing okay. now, experts say it's important to prepare and to use common sense. >> prehydrate. drink plenty of fluids before and during. 1 or 2 liters per hour if you are outside. >> and in the district, spray parks are going to be open longer than normal. they will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. another way for people to cool off. they are also going to be cooling centers across the region for folks who don't have air conditioning, and also in all of this, don't forget your pets. don't leave them outside and certainly don't leave them in a car. that's a very dangerous situation. our plan will put america first. [ cheers and applause ]
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for the american people! this is the legacy of hillary clinton. death, destruction, terrorism, and weakness. her bad instincts and her bad judgment. i am your voice. usa! usa! usa! >> usa! >> this morning, donald trump topped the ballot for the republican party in november. >> i humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the united states! >> you just heard the new york billionaire formally accepting the party nomination. his address is getting wide praise for his supporters in the
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it was really independent voters he was after. last night he called on the people who backed bernie sanders in the primary. >> but his supporters will join our movement because we will fix his biggest single issue. trade deals that strip our country of its jobs and strip us of our wealth as a country. >> trump also talked about security issues, specifically terrorism and violence against police. four things to know about trump's address to the convention last night. >> it was his most watch speech since he rose to the top of the gop ticket. also, it was one of the longest. lasting an hour and 15 minutes. our political analysts say it was mostly accurate with a few exceptions. they say ivanka trump made a successful pitch to women voters as she set up her father. after the speech, the trump campaign twee
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donald trump and his running mate, mike pence. we get a local take on the rnc. here's what they noticed last night. >> it's a new day for republicans now that they officially have their nominee. one of things that jump out to me is during his speech, when the crowd starting chanting lock her up, lock her up about hillary clinton, donald trump didn't take the bait. he said let's defeat her in november. ivanka trump, in a convention where everybody shouted, she lowered her voice. she smiled and she told a positive story about how much she loved her dad. >> we were here -- both of us were at the various local delegations. district of columbia, in it votes overwhelmly democratic, don't count it. in maryland, larry hogan, the republican governor of the state didn't come, several other people didn't come. those republicans are disspirited about that. virginia is the battleground.
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they are trying to get geared up for november. >> that's right. we'll be looking ahead for that and we'll be wishing our team luck in philadelphia next week covering the dnc. back to you guys. as the republican national convention wraps up, swarms of delegates and journalists are heading to the democratic national convention that begins on monday. i'll be joined by jewelry carey in philadelphia next week. that's being held at the wells fargo center in south philly. get new information today on the speakers and what the stage will look like. the home of the 76ers and flyers. >> we know that president obama and michelle obama will be joining her. >> this afternoon, clinton will travel to orlando for a set of round table talks. a little later on, she will host a rally at the florida state fairgrounds in
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senator tim kaine is said to be on clinton's short list of running mates. questions kept circling back to his possible spot on the democratic ticket. >> it's kind of surreal. i'm glad i sort of went through it eight years ago because i understand the rhythm of the thing. but being mentioned has no connection with, you know, anything. >> we've learned that senator kaine will join terry mcauliffe, eleanor holmes norton and former governor o'malley the convention next week. our coverage from the convention is far from over. we'll talk more about clinton's choices for a possible running mate and we'll break down donald trump's speech last night and take a closer look at some of the facts and news 4 derrick ward will have more on what people in this area had to say about the speech. we want to let you know it's a storme
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day. that is because we could see temperatures hit 100 and the heat index even higher. a closer look at that when we check back in with storm team meteorologist chuck bell. >> it could be the beginning of a startling trend here in the u.s. what we're learning about another possible zika case unrelated to travel. >> we're inside the i can invent maker studio where kidin elemes nt man: hey baby, how are you? woman: i have a surprise for you. man: you have a surprise for me? narrator: at dominion, 1 in 5 new hires is a veteran. and when they're away, they miss out on a lot. but they won't miss out on financial support. because we cover any difference between their military pay
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coming up on news 4. they are calling for 100 degree temperatures this week. i'm mark segraves and i'm telling you how d.c. fire is getting you ready to keep you safe. a storm team weather alert day as we're into a very dangerous situation weather
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wise. >> chuck had to take his jacket off already. >> i took it off to be outside ten minutes ago. it's pretty stuffy out there. outside, this morning, skies are hazy and humidity-filled. temperatures in the 60s and 70s now. this is the most comfortable it's going to feel all day. we'll be nearly 90 degrees by noon and high temperatures today in the mid to upper 90s. be heat smart. drink your water. lightweight, light colored, loose-fitting clothe th. make sure you have your water bottle with you as well. we're in virginia, moving on 29 and 15 fog northbound up into remington, in the area -- moving between culpeper and wearing ton, you've got an issue, 29 diverted at 28. serious accident. truck involved. plan ahead. 95 going northbound, really kind of a friday pace.
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north of woodbridge headed into springfield, volume relatively speaking light. top part of the beltway, route 16, without any kind of delay. traffic moving very well. back to you. a story that we are following here at the live desk. a small plane with more than two dozen people on board has gone missing in india. we understand that that small aircraft took off from the southern city and was supposed to make it to a final destination three hours later and authorities in the area have not seen or heard from anybody on board that flight. now we've got this massive search by the air force, navy and coast guard in that area. a small aircraft in india with more than two dozen people on board has gone missing. back to you. my sole and
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country, to go to work for you! >> donald trump making his pledge to the american people at the republican national convention. lasting about an hour and 15 minutes. his speech was one of the longest acceptance speeches in american history. only bill clinton came close. his acceptance speech for the democratic presidential nomination in 1996 lasted an hour and five minutes. you've been looking at some of the social media on this. what are people talking about? >> one of the big hash tags was trending donald trump #trump is with you. one woman tweeted, lol on the #trump is with you. #is not with me.
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and overall, ivanka trump's performance is getting a lot of praise for her introduction to her father last night. one man tweeted this. very impressive. ivanka trump was fantastic. trump gets big points for raising kids like he has says a lot about him. with the rnc over, the focus turns to hillary clinton and the democrats. virginia senator tim kaine is said to be on clinton's short list of potential running mates. some of the other names on that short list, including al gri culture secretary tom vilsack, tom perez, senator elizabeth warren and david culver had a chance to ask senator kaine about that speculation. >> right here in northern virginia a lot of political buzz these days, especially on the democratic side of things. we walk you in right now now to a round table discussion being hosted by virginia senator tim kaine. his name coming up multiple times as a potential vp pick. you are going to notice, though,
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a lot more media attention in places like this, wherever the senator is going. >> i'm in a little momentary bubble of attention, but, you know, it will be normal again. >> you anticipate that? >> well, we'll see what happens. >> one of the other things that look a little different should senator kaine get the vp nomination. security. he certainly wouldn't be this accessible if we were to be the potential next vice president of the united states. in sterling, virginia, i'm david culver, news 4. again, i'll be in philadelphia next week to covering the democratic national convention. prince george's county police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in accokeek, maryland. northbound, farmington road is closed for this investigation. only one motorcycle was involved in the crash last night. the man riding the bike died at the scene. we'll bring you updates as we get them. we're working on what caused a car to go into this
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in rockville. the car went into a japanese restaurant on randolph last night. no one was hurt. and in news 4 your health, your region will have some money to prepare and attack the zika virus. the centers for disease control is awarding $60 million nationwide. maryland will receive $1.4 million of that money. $250,000 will go to d.c. the money will be available starting in august. six million of that money will go to florida for that zika prevention. it comes as the state is investigating its second possible zika case not related to travel. julia bagg from our sister station in miami is live now with the latest. julia, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. doctors really want to know how these two patients got sick and did it happen from mosquito bites because that would mean that mosquitos in the u.s. are now infected with the zika virus. up to now, all of the
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cases in the continental u.s. and hawaii, all of them have been travel acquired. that means someone went somewhere else, perhaps brfle, got sick there, came back to the u.s. they may have developed symptoms later. but they didn't contract the virus here. doctors already known that the virus -- mosquitos capable of transmitting the zika virus are in south florida but up to now they have been not been transmitting zika. that is why [ no audio ] >> we just lost julia bagg. let's turn to chuck bell now. we've been keeping an eye on this forecast and trying to get people ready. warning people about the potential -- not potential. it's going to be broiling hot. >> no doubt about it and sometimes it's all about a frame of mind. so aaron and euy, i've got something near and i want you to remember this image as you go through the weekend. every
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miserably hot outside. remember these pictures. this was six months ago today. the beginning of the blizzard of 2016! that's right, everybody. six months ago today was friday the 22nd. that's the day the snow started and it didn't stop until we got to sunday the 24th and as we all know, 29 inches of snow at dulles, 29 inches of snow at bwi and 18 inches of snow at national airport. that's the image you need to keep in your mind as you get outside and start complaining about how warm it is. whether we'll have a moderate impact on your days, temperatures mid to upper 90s, code orange air quality. poor air quality today for health sensitive groups. people with cardiac or asthma-related issues. rain chances are somewhere between slim and none, especially south of the city toward southern maryland. right now it's 75 degrees with a light south wind here.
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afternoon, heat indexes, upper 90s to near 100 degrees. 8:00, saturday morning, feeling like it's in the mid to upper 80s. saturday afternoon heat indexes, right around 100 to 105 degrees. so it is really going to be sweltering tomorrow for heat index. same story again on sunday. little rain chances today. if you are going to get a shower today, your chances are a slight bit higher as you get closer to the pennsylvania border and coming up in a few more minutes, i'll give you four things you need to know about the forecast. jack taylor, think blizzard. >> i'm trying to remember it. i saw the footage and i went, i remember it. i remember it. try to get yourself through this, unfortunately had a serious crash involving a couple of trucks. 29 northbound up near catlet road. you are going to be diverted on 28. you can't continue north on 29 up toward 15 into warrington. very serious crash. 28 south is being diverted in that stretch also. independence to downtown 15th
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street, traffic lights flashing red in all directions. potentially could cause a delay. for now, volume is light. it is a disorder with no treatment or cure, but there is hope. how you can make a difference for a local girl and other kids suffering from the disease this weekend. and where's the beef? fresh beef anyway. why fast food restaurants are worried about changing their ingredients. going back to school is just around the corner! no! where you can get your kids
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summertime for a lot of kids means camp and one camp in particular in our area is catering to deaf and hard of hearing students. >> we're learning about a camp at gallaudet university that's focusing on science and math. >> anyone can at camp invention. >> it's giving me support so
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inventive ideas. >> reporter: this camp is one of the two in the area where the deaf and hard of hearing put their science and skills in the area. >> exactly, breaking myths like that is important. people that say the deaf community aren't able to do things. things and they might be close minded on things like that. it's not true. we can do anything. we can play sports. we can be scientists. we're able to take off and do wonderful things just like anybody else can. creativity can lead to big ideas and possibly solutions to real world problems. >>. >> we're here to lead that into this education about the importance of invention and innovation. >> when the campers leave, they will take away their very own solar powered cricket,
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cricket bot so their ideas can keep flowing about problem-solving, real word issues, they will get this so they can write down every big idea they get. >> molette green reporting for news 4. if you do not have the washington app today, today might be a good day to download it. >> we could see temperatures hit 100 degrees or higher this weekend. a closer look at that and the four things to know about your forecast. >> it's the morning after donald trump's big speech at the rnc convention. what's the talk? we'll let you know coming up on news 4.
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it might only be in the 70s right now but it is going to get hot, hot, hot. >> it is only going to get worse as the mercury continues to rise. let's check in with chuck bell on this weather alert day. good morning, chuck. >> you should have our nbc washington app ready to go in addition to being able to get
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radar, you can search it and find out where the cooling stations are and how to beat the hot weather tips there as well. warmer and noticeably more humid than it was yesterday. soaring toward the 90s today and into the 100s. as far as rain chance, it is somewhere between slim and none. poor air quality. most of afternoon, temperatures will be in the mid to upper 90s. here's future weather. slim and none, only little chances for rain today will be up near the pennsylvania border. beach forecast at 10:00. we're talking 29 northbound as you head into the recommendington area near 28. we had a serious crash. a couple truck involved. northbound traffic. southbound is blocked at the scene. we'll give you a live look on springfield, 39
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getting little bit crowded. this is southbound. outer loop of the beltway, top side moving from 95 to georgia avenue, starting to fill in. back to you. all right. thank you. 6:33 now. the republican national convention ended with presidential nominee delivering a speech he hoped would unify the party and sway undecided voters. did it work? news 4 derrick ward is live now talking with voters. >> reporter: there's been some spirited debate shall we say back and forth the counter, amid the boots here talk is a lot of themes. donald trump touched on a few themes. one of them was painting a pretty bleak picture of the united states. promising to be a law and order man from day one. a big part of the speech is immigration. the wall is still a big part of wh
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elected and for a lot of people here that resonated. the whole issue of immigration and what that means for the next generation. >> this guy wants to make sure his country is still here for him in the end and i like that. >> what do you want to hear from the other side? are you waiting to hear from them? >> i had my mind made up but i will listen. i will listen. you got to be open minded. i think both sides have some good ideas. >> and of course there is another turn to go in this political season. we've got the democratic convention and the campaign gets into full swing. a lot of interesting stuff coming up. if nothing else, this political season is indeed dynamic. d.c. mayor muriel bowser is reacting to donald trump speech.
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in a statement, mayor bowsers tells us we know we can do better, each and every day our residents and police officers work together to drive down crime. she went on to say that americans deserve a president that will make herself part of the solution. it is a new 4 weather alert day. the d.c. fire department is gearing up for weather related emergencies. >> reporter: 100 degree temperatures in the forecast for the next few days. d.c. fire isn't taking any chances. chief gaines tells us he putting five additional medic units on the roads this weekend and he's got another message for residents. he says don't mess with the fire hydrants. >> the good old days as we used to see where everybody had the hydrants open. but the reality is that there's a cost to that when you are running all that water and affects d.c. water. what we want to make sure is that when we get there, that we don't actually have to turn a
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on. >> dean says the added medic units on the streets are not only for the pb's protection, but it's also for the firefighters who will be making more and more calls as the temperature continues to increase. the baton rouge community will pause to say good-bye to one of its police officers. matthew gerald was one of three officers shot and killed in an ambush attack on sunday. he was a former marine and his first year on the police force. he lives behind a wife and two children. officials say they expect a large turnout from other law enforcement agencies. this morning, the unarmed black man who was helping an autism patient when he was shot by police is back home. charles kinsey was released from the hospital. that's according to his attorney. monday in north miami, an officer shot him, a behavioral therapist, when he was trying to help an autistic man who had wandered off from a group
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video shows kinsey lying on his back with his hands up in the air. the police union says the officer did not mean to shoot kinsey. he intended to shoot the patient. >> the movement of the white individual looked like he was getting ready to discharge a firearm into mr. kinsey. >> the client asked why did you shoot me? the officer said my client i don't know. >> florida state investigators and the state attorneys office are looking into the shooting. a fairfax based nonprofit has change its name. our daily bread will now be known as britepaths. the new name expresses its work in the county. the nonprofit has been operating for more than 30 years. parents, you have under a month to get your kids vaccinated for school. there are free i am knew my
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am mew knowization clinics. we have a link to the times and locations in our nbc washington app. tonight there will be a fund-raiser for sick kids like her in rockville. there's a fund-raiser. >> directly toward the nih and nia national institutes on aging for a promising pharmaceutical study to help our children in treatment. >> tonight's fund-raiser will be at the woodmont country club in rockville. the goal is to raise $200,000 to help fund their own study in a treatment. take a look at these temperatures right now. this morning. a lot of you starting your day off in the 70s. chuck bell says we could see 100 by the time monday rolls around. he's working on that
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today and the next couple of days are all weather alerts. you need to be smart and take your heat precautions, stay properly hydrated and avoid stren would you say activities during the peak of the daytime heating. going to the baseball game tonight, first pitch is 7:05. it's going to be a blazing hot start to the game. there's a slim chance for a shower but not much. the heat will be around all week. saturday's high at the beaches will be 95 degrees. a look at our exclusive ten-day forecast coming up in ten minutes. >> the sore spot this morning with a serious crash involving a couple of trucks at northbound 29 at catlet road. southbound is also blocked at 29. you will find yourself under police direction to get through. downtown, independence avenue at 15th street, lights flashing red in al
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friday pace right now so it's not incredibly slow. the rnc is in the books now but the final -- and the final preps are on in philly. >> the city of brotherly love gets ready to host the dnc,
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to 90 degrees in washington. today will be day two. there's a long stretch for dangerously hot weather for today. it could be touching 100 degrees over the next three days with heat indexes near 105 degrees s we'll have our extended forecast here in a few minutes. a victory for the american people! her bad instincts and her bad judgment, this is the legacy of hillary clinton. i am your voice. usa! usa! usa! >> usa! a lot of excitement on the convention floor. >> this morning, donald trump topped the ballot for the republican party in november.
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>> i humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the united states! >> you just heard the new york billionaire formally accepting the party nomination. his address is getting wide praise for his supporters in the republican party. it was really independent voters he was after. last night he called on the people who backed bernie sanders in the primary. >> what do we have to show for it? our roads and bridges are falling apart. our airports are third world condition, and 43 million americans are on food stamps. four thing to know about trump's address to the qeng last night. >> it was his most watched speech since he rose to the top of the gop, was also one of the longest lasting an hour and 15 mis.
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was mostly accurate with a few exceptions. they say ivanka trump made a successful pitch to women voters as she set up her father. after the speech, there was a tweet of trump and his running mate, pence. >> it's a new day for republicans now that they officially have their nominee. one of the things that jumped out to me is during a speech when the crowd starting lock her up, lock her up about hillary clinton, donald trump didn't take the bait. he said let's defeat her in november. ivanka trump, in a convention where everybody shouted, she lowered her voice. she smiled and she told a positive story about how much
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she loved her dad. >> we were here -- both of us were at the various local delegations. district of columbia, in maryland, larry hogan, the republican governor of the state didn't come, several other people didn't come. those republicans are disspirited about that. virginia is the battleground. you saw some of them aren't supporting trump very much but they are trying to get geared up for november. >> that's right. we'll be looking ahead for that and we'll be wishing our team luck in philadelphia next week covering the dnc. back to you guys. and here at home, reaction to trump's speech is split. news 4 spoke with voters who watched trump's speech. a group that included current and former republican staffers gathered at the dubliner on capitol hill on what was billed an irish wake for the republican party. members of the arlington church young republicans and arlington republican party watched together. republicans from both groups say it's important that voters participate this fall.
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running for office. we as republicans have a responsibility to say this is not acceptable, this is not our party. >> if you don't vote, you can't complain. >> they feel turn-out will be high in november because of the unpredictable nature of this election so far. as the republican national convention wraps up, warms of delegates head to philadelphia. we expect to get new information today on everything from speaker to what the stage will look like at that convention. home of the 76ers and flyers is being transformed. we know that senator bernie sanders and first lady michelle obama will address delegates on opening night which has the theme united together. hillary clinton could announce her running mate today. she has two campaign events in florida. you are looking at the video from a rally in vegas earlier this week. this afternoon, clinton will travel to orlando for a set of round table talks and she will host a rally at
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fairgrounds. virginia senator tim kaine is said to be on her short lift list. questions kept circling back to his possible spot on the democratic ticket. >> it's kind of surreal. i'm glad i sort of went through it eight years ago because i understand the rhythm of the thing. but being mentioned has no connection with, you know, anything. >> we've learned that senator kaine will join terry mcauliffe, eleanor holmes norton and former governor o'malley the convention next week. here's at look at some of the other people on clinton's short list for vice president. that includes tom vilsack, tom perez, senator elizabeth warren, housing and you aurban developm secretary, castro, and corey booker. for
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for their child and every child who dreams for their future, i say these words to you tonight. i am with you. i will fight for you. and i will win for you. [ cheers and applause ] they are taking a closer look at what their nominee had to say. how do conventiongoers feel about trump's speech? >> reporter: well, it played very well here, but how is it going to play outside especially with people who did not come as you just noticed. maryland's governor, governor hogan and other republicans who were part of this and other independents who were watching on tv, that's going to be the real test here. he set himself up as the law and order candidate, talking about crime and immigration and terror in the context of getting something done to change all of that. i alone can fix this is what trump said
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bernie sanders on twitter commented on that, saying is this guy running for president or dictator? it was the most retweeted moment of this convention. as for donald trump, he stuck to the script and he set himself up as being a little more president shan -- presidential than we've seen at some of his rallies. back to you. >> it is a storm team 4 weather alert day today. code red. >> code red today. code orange for air wallet. code red in the weather office to help give you the heads up that weather will be very impactful on your plans as you try to get outside and do what you need to get done on a friday or particularly on a weekend. it's kind of a hazy, gunky sky out there through july 22nd, today's day. we've had 18 days 90 or higher. that's nowhere near the record. the record hottest summer was summer of 2010. by this
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90 days. every day will be 90 degrees or higher for the next ten days in a row. right now we're in the 60s and low 70s. afternoon heat indexes today and that's the real story for today and the weekend is going to feel like nearly 100 degrees for today. by early tomorrow morning, this is 9:00 a.m., tomorrow morning, heat indexes already in the 90s by then and heat indexes 100 to 105 tomorrow afternoon and again coming up on sunday and monday. so no real relief. sunday and humid for your morning run. temperatures in the 90s for the baseball game. there's a weak weather front that's going to make it here. that wave of energy could bring a slight chance for shower today and tomorrow. better chances north of the city. here's a quick peek at the ten-day forecast that goes from hot, hotter, hottest, and back to
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route 28, northbound lanes are blocked. you are under police direction through the remington area, just be aware. on the baltimore parkway, it sound like an accident. hopefully this can be contained over to the shoulder. we're makering sure you are prepared for the blast of heat headed your way. you will wanted to find ways to cool off today when the temperatures soar into the 90s. these extreme dangerous could be dangerous if you are not ready. >> reporter: this can be very dangerous this kind of weather that we're expecting to happen later on this afternoon and into the weekend. right now, it's actually pretty comfortable in the 70s. terrific time to jog or walk the dog because it is going to be changing. temperatures near 100 over the week with the heat index, 105. that's what it's going to feel
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we're expecting to see an increase in the number of heat-related emergency calls and people need to take precautions. stay hydrated. back to you. >> thanks, megan. here are 4 things to know before you head out the door this morning. officials in florida are investigating what might be the second indicates of zika not related to travel. they also say the two cases in the state don't appear to involve sexual contact with an infected person but they will continue to investigate. donald trump is officially the republican party's nominee for president. he accepted the nomination last night in one of the longest acceptance speeches in the history of american politics. this morning, we'll get a sneak peek at what the democratic national convention will look like. the convention kicks off on monday. i'll be in philadelphia to start bringing you coverage this sunday night at 11:00. >> temperatures are expected to spike today through the weekend, reaching up to possibly 100 degrees or more. cooling centers and spray parks will have extended hours in d.c. also more ambulances will be on the streets in the city to res
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that's right. you can use our app to not only follow the forecast and have an interactive radar. you start to see clouds build but also you can use our app in order to find cooling stations and spray parks and neighborhood pools, anything you need to do to stay cool. it's going to be hot from the blue ridge to the bay to the beaches. >> stay indoors like aaron. >> that works for me. every time. >> that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for starting your day with us. >> auto the "today" show is next. enjoy your day and your weekend. >> make it a great friday, everybody.
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