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jielt's the night before thanksgiving and people are scram blimg. which will it be?
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they're out. >> i'll let you know what you can expectation and take a look at the rhett of the holiday weekend. i'm chris lawrence here at the live desk where we're bringing you some information on a man who was arrested after threatening to blow up an airplane bound to baltimore. here's a live look outside of the union station tonight. traffic in and out of the down some since the holiday rush earlier this evening and a lot of frustrated passengers. >> take a look at this live shot. thanksgiving is less than an hour awaying and most people have already arrive at their destinations. sleep tight because if you like millions of americans you want to get an early jump on the holiday shopping. >> yes. for a lot of people that means
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you could enjoy some of those black friday dealing tonight? >> "news4" ease sharmari stone talking to those who are doing that. >> reporter: come on. it's wednesday. some stores are already argumentative discounts. >> i'm looking at some vs, some shirts. >> although it's early, she's doing shopping at the national harbor. why are you doing shopping today? >> because some say the lines will be outrageous. >> the deals are so tempting. >> i'm excited. i'm ready to spend some money. my husband's money. >> and it's not just people who are out for black friday. there are folks in grocery stores buying those last-minute thanksgiving day minute items.
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safeway in bethesda, turkey, stuffing, cranberries, and, of course, sweet potatoes. why did you wait until the last decision? >> i just made some decisions about what to cook. >> recently? >> yeah. like tonight. >> this little guy always knows what he wants. >> can i have some? can i have it. michelle has a sweet tooth but swhoenlt >> we had a catastrophe this week. unfortunately our oven broke. >> don't worry. some res straubltss are open. mccormick and schmicks. >> ebony king will be a guest tomorrow at her in-laws' house. >> we came all the way from new york. i'm excited. >> reporter: she's not the only one excited. shoppers are excited.
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washington app and find out the store hours. happy thanksgiving, everyone. live from national harbor, i'm sharmari stone, "news4." we just learned that police have arrested a man for threatening to blow up an airplane and were getting reaction from his family in maryland. the southwest airlines flight was supposed to fly from oakland, california, to baltimore, but just before taking off the pilots reported an u came back to the gate. he told fellow passengers he was going to blow up the plane and as it would taxi out to the runway, it would blow up. his father says this is all some kind of misunderstanding. >> no, no, it's not like that.
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>> well, he's going to be in court on monday. an explosive detection team had to sweep, but it was allowed the take off and land in baltimore. here at the live desk, i'm chris lawrence j and in our immediate area "storm team 4" radar, dry right now. mostly cloudy skies. chilly. lows in the 30s and 40s. here's the thing. take a look. as i widen out the notice the rain back in ohio. parts of indiana, kentucky, and tennessee. all of this moisture slowly moving toward us. we'll be moving with scattered showers. if you're heading to a turkey trot tomorrow morning, i would probably bring that light waterproof layer to play it safe. 6:00 a.m. scattered showered. plenty of clouds. fauquier moving into prince william county.
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and anne arundel and prince george's county. here's the thing. at 11:00 a.m. and lunchtime we see it start to diminish. coming up we'll tell you what's going to happen and how chilly it's going to be and what you can expect on black friday. >> thanks. something is casting a cloud over his historic election. nbc news is reti that according to the cook report hillary's popularity vote surged past two million mark but trump's vote was the only one that mattered. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump with a thanksgiving message for the nation. >> it's my prayer on this thanksgiving weekend we begin to heal our divisions and heal.
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diversify his cabinet tapping two women including 44-year-old nikki haley. haley whose parents hailed from india, she was sharply critical of trump in the primaries. >> i will not stop fighting. >> but taking a more marshed tone after president-elect last week. >> i did vote for him and was absolutely thrilled to see him win. >> reporter: while she opposed trump's muslim ban she supported a block on new syrian refugees appearing in her state, something trump also supported. she made eight international trips but lacks foreign policy
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this role because it involves a realm of knowledge she doesn't have directly in her portfolio. >> reporter: it's confirmed she could have trump's hand, giving trump a political edge in a key southern state, a transition official disputing that was a part of the decision. mr. trump's second female pick, a billionaire rb donor who wants the ban school voucher programs. it was praised by people like jeb bush and decried by the nation's largest teachers union. new tonight a sixth child has died after the school bus crash. officials say jonathony walker did not have drugs or alcohol in
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off the route. they're looking at the cameras inside the bus that were badly damaged to see what happened. families of the victims say they'd been hearing complaints about walker but they never expect this. he faces vehicular homicide charges. a very close call for a man. a ryder box truck fell on top of his car crushing it. he thought for sure he was going to do. tog it's a story you'll only see on 4. >> reporter: this family is especially grateful this thanksgiving. this morning as he drove to work from rockville to fairfax, his car was involved in the big chain reaction crash on the beltway. it ended up crush beneelgt the truck. >> did you think you were going to die? >> for shoe, yes.
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on me. i don't know how many people you can talk to. >> reporter: mr. burroughs walk away without a crash. his wife believes somebody over him was watching over them. >> we have people close to us that we lost. they knew we needed quinn here with me and i needed him and there were two angels who said it wasn't his day. quinn's sister peter. >> reporter: maryland state police are looking into the cause of the accident. >> the driver had essentially suspended driving charges. >> reporter: thanksgiving starts tonight at the burroughs home. >> i've got all my family here and my parents are coming down. it's going to be a good holiday. >> reporter: mr. burroughs is nursing a sore back but he's
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serious jeurys. at the beltway, chris gordon, "news4." dash camera danger for one police officer. wait till you see what happened after he opened the trunk of a vehicle that he just stopped. an explosion rock as store in grand central station after something in a worker's pants catches fire. >> reporter: i'm jackie bensen
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an e-cigarette skploeted in
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was at work this morning. it happened in the grand central cellar in the grand central terminal. officials say it looked like fireworks. the explosion sent the man running out of the store. he's in stable condition at the hospital where he's being treated for birds. they say the incident had no impact on the service. caught on it starts with a traffic stop. it starts with a stop. man pops out of the trunk with brass knuckles. he was wanted for missing a court appearance. his mother was also arrested. she was the one driving that car. chopper 4 in montgomery county earlier this evening.
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outer loop and a car accident caused a slowdown. vdot is trying to help holiday shopper this year through thanksgiving and new year's day. it will retime signals around major shopping centers in northern virginia to help drivers get in and out faster. engineers are using traffic data collected during last year's holiday shopping season to do just that. they're going the use sensors to monitor conditions and make adjustments in real time to keep congested areas like tysons, virginia gateway, fair oaks mall and others. d.c. police are going above and beyond the call of duty now to help deserving families this thanksgiving. and "news4's" jackie bensen shows us these officers have a special connection for those providing. the story new at 11:00.
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her door to be samuel gaines, the family police officer from youth and family services who's mentoring her 9-year-old son. but the hard-working mother of four little ones was not expecting a full thanksgiving dinner. and enough extras to keep the refrigerator full through the rest of the weekend. officer gains and offer thomas delivering deliverness. it's not a big corporate effort. it comes from the heart. >> i cement an e-mail to co-workers and asked them, hey, can you bring some things in and everyone went shopping. >> they congratulating a woman who just got a full-time job. she's not home but her
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surgery nodded in delight. last year they were able to fill the refrigerators of two families. this year they have enough for six. more than 5,000 d.c. residentses and families got to enjoy thanksgiving today at safeway. a 17th annual feast for sharing this afternoon. >> districts in need for all eight wards were invited to the convention center for a main meal. >> people who don't have a place, they can come here and sit amongst their neighbors and friends sit here and be part of it where they have everything from flu shots to hair cuts and also participate in a clothing drive. >> more than a thousand volunteers participated in the event. >> so much generosity in our community this team of year. amelia, what can we expect for the weather on this big holiday? >> it's not going to be picture
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scattered showers in the forecast mainly during the morning hours and any chance of rain winding down around lunchtime. there's so many turkey trots going on. i would plan for a chance of rain. it's about a 40% to 50% chance of some rain. for friday, maybe a few sprinkles around. ore-wise mostly cloudy skies. as we look to travel weather, it's looking really nice, not pretty quiet on sunday and if you're hear visiting, welcome to the area. currently temperatures are in the 30s and 40s. 46 in washington. annapolis, relatively speaking, kind of balmy, i guess. 47 there. most of our suburbs north and west of town, 47 degrees. that's where we'll find ous at 7:00 a.m. scattered showers for the morning hours. by lunch. time, cloudy and 51 at noon.
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and maybe some limited sunshine tomorrow afternoon. 7:00 p.m. in the evening it's cool, it's dry. 49 degrees if you're heading out to get some shopping done. i would probably bring the warmer jacket. i want to show you future weather. now, starting you off at noon, notice how most of us are dry. the white indicating mostly cloudy skies, maybe some sunshine back around areas like warrenton and we are still dry with plenty of clouds across the area. your thanksgiving outlook, a shower is possible. if you're deep-frying the turkey, you could be dealing with a few passing showers. football by the afternoon if you want to get out with family, most of us are going to be completely dry at that point. if you're driving, i know my parents and in-laws are coming in. roads are not going to be an issue. a high on friday of 57 degrees.
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some limited sunshine around at times and maybe a few sprinkles as well. as we look to saturday, here's the thing. we have a lot of sunshine moving back into the area especially for the afternoon, but it's going to be breezy and feeling chilly with a high of 53. sunday looking nice. sunny skies, highs in the low 50s, you'll still want to bundle up. 54 on monday. mostly sunny skies. we really need the rain. and it looks like we'll tuesday on into wednesday kind of looking like a soggy wednesday. we haven't said that in a very long time, but, again, for the long holiday weekend, a few scattered showers around. >> mostly pretty good. >> your in-laws won't blame you for rain. >> no, no. just maybe a dry turkey. how about some hockey before
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healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine.
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a good way tot >> i thought we'd talk about missing teeth before thanksgiving. we'll start with a little bit of hockey. holidays have traditions. sports have traditions. they intersect with the capitals, you see, on thanksgiving've. for the 39th time the capitals played on a wednesday before the big meal and with the st. louis blues in town, yeah, the caps looking to avoid the blues and get a win in the congested
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time he faced the blues. gather around, kids. this is called foreshadowing. how do you like me now. the caps take a 1-0 lead. the caps on the movie. evgeni 'cause nets some of, they're going to keep the possession here and john carlson back to ovie. no, he's not missing that one. caps, 2-0. there's mor 3-1 lead. he beats everyone down the ice. that's a hat trick. 16th of his career. here come the hat because of the hat trick. only scoring two goals in the previous seven games. >> you know, we controlled the puck, move our feet, and get the result. >> it was fun to watch when he made the shot.
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tomorrow? >> i'm going to eat and sleep. >> nothing says the holidays like sleep and video games. georgetown. hoyas. watch this. they call that posterizing. cowboys up by 15 at the half. second half, oklahoma state just pouring it on. the three and cowboys roll over georgetown. their worst start since 1971. all right. the category. redskins who have won the nfc offensive player of the week award at least three times in their career. cousins, this week's recipient for his impressive work against
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against the cowboys are about to continue. and josh norman may be new to it all, but he gets it. >> i was born, my grandfather and all that back in the days. geez, like the history of that is so olden and you want to live in that moment because your children's children are going to talk about the game. do you remember such and such and now in 2016 he took it bk threw an x on it. >> dream it, believe it, achieve it. if it happens tomorrow afternoon, where did you hear it? >> foreshadowing. >> right here. >> let's hope he's part of a great tradition. >> yes.
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students served an early thanksgiving meal for the homeless in columbia today. they gathered at thrive d.c. in church. they not only volunteered but made personal connections with the people they served. they're helping students become the next generation of community builders. >> that's a giant pot of mac and cheese. it looks kind of good. >> i am starving for tomorrow. >> what's the weather going to be for all the overeating we're anticipating. >> scattered showers in the morning hours.
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black friday. after that, saturday and sunday, the weather having a pretty low impact on your holiday. >> happy thanksgiving. >> eat well, happy thanksgiving. go redskins. >> we think i ? think of your fellow man. ? ? lend him a helping hand. ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ? take a good look around... ? ? ...and if you're lookin' down, ? ? put a little love in your heart. ? ?put a little love in your heart.? ? in your heart. ?
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