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>> i'm 74 and these young ladies are doing what we should have done long time ago. >> reporter: derrick ward, news4. lots of hurricane relief efforts under way right here in our own backyard. this is video from a donation drive today in rockville. dozens of volunteers from all over m over maryland gathering up supplies. they say they are worried about family members they have in puerto rico. >> they are still without power. without water. we don't have any communication. they are really struggling. their patience is running very low. it's very depressing. >> we're seeing a lot of similar scenes across the country. these volunteers will be back at work tomorrow. if you want to donate or help out we posted the details at our nbc washington app. news4 is working for you and today some of our very own participated in a special olympics
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news4 meteorologist lauren ricketts was propelling down 16 stories in bethesda, mad. it's part of the fundraiser called over intelligent. you know she had to love every second of this. dozens participated in an effort to raise thousands of dollars. i think they were able to bring in $2,000. pat collins was there to support the cause and congratulated lauren after she made it down. the money raised will go to support 7,500 special olympics athletes in maryland. our long wait is just about over. snl is coming back. ryan gosling is hosting tonight and jay-z is the musical guest. don't miss it night right after news4 at 11:00. so many of us were wondering where is the real fall weather? well it's here. take a look at these
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64 in frederick. 10 degree difference in thursday mon -- thurmont. we had the wind to contend with. 18 miles per hour in manassas and the district. we saw some gusts at 30 miles per hour earlier this afternoon. so it was a very breezy saturday. the good news is the winds will be calming. as the winds go down or die down the temperatures are dropping as well. temperatures tonight or overnight expected to drop into the mid-40s, mid to low 40s. in the district low of 51 to 53 degrees. some spots could hit upper 50s. we're not under any frost advisories but some of those areas, western valleys could be seeing some minor frost. that's something to watch out for. the other aspect to this is the rainfall. we really haven't gotten any in the past couple of days. right now we're still dry
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don't really see any rain chances as we head through the next couple of days. take a look at your rain outlook from saturday to wednesday that chance for rain is significantly low. so we will be monitoring the situation. sunshine pretty nice, though. tomorrow temperatures are expected to be in the lower 70s but around lunch time 65 degrees. it will be a cool start tomorrow. remember these temperatures overnight are dropping into the 40s and then building up from there. but, again, a lot more sunshine tomorrow than we saw today. we had a good amount of cloud coverage. highs tomorrow around 71 degrees. i think it will be a beautiful day outdoors especially in the afternoon once we start to warm things up. let's spend some time with your storm team 4 ten day outlook. rain chances significantly low. maybe as we head towards the end of the week there's a chance. overall we'll be staying dry. talking temperatures. talking numbers. 71 degrees. tomorrow first dave october. we're expecting a lot of suns.
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that will stick with us through moan. more cloud cover on tuesday with those temperatures in the mid-70s. we're not quite leaving the 80s just yet. we could hit the low 80s on thursday. that would be one of the warmer days of the week and then we'll start to head back to the 70s. overall we are expecting a beautiful evening ahead. >> thank you. redskin nations baby watch is over. curt cousins and his wife welcomed coop near to
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so mark your calendar, september 29th will go down as the unofficial father's day for the redskins. the which was of both quarterback curt cousins and brandon sheriff gave birth on friday. the new jeftd member is cooper he weighed over nine pounds. curt was back on the field for practice after missing friday. becoming a dad for the first time is an experience the redskins qb will cherish. >> everybody is doing well. julie went home last
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far. in guess that's what happens when you go 11 days past your due date. i texted the coaches afterwards and i said that was the top experience of my life so far. i guess that says it all. colt was helpful. he kept me in the loop of what was going on here. i did intend to try to get here for practice. but those at the birth center said it could come in the next half hour, it didn't happen but led us to be it might be. i stayed. colt faced time me into one of the meetings. then today got here early and played catch up and felt practice was productive and got us going in the right direction. >> since 2012 six maryland quarterbacks have torn their acl. last week hillis on that last. so max is getting his start. he missed the memo that the
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he gets hammered but gets fire department. 7-0 maryland. second quarter now a less painful way to score connects with a dj moore. 27 yard touchdown. terps still up by seven. fourth quarter, game tied. now he brings the funk as in jay funk. maryland 24-17. four minutes left in the game. minnesota threatening. shannon brooks right off the gut. the game is tied at 24. just over a minute left in the game, maryland take it to the ground, huge game for johnson. 130 yards. and this 32 came here for the game winning score, terps take it, final 31-24. navy and tulsa representing the american conference. navy had a difficult time keeping up with the president. chad president. the quarterback ran for 137 yards in the first half. 71 come
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end of the first quarter. navy has a quarterback with some wheels. over 100 yards, three touchdowns on the afternoon. just four minutes left in the first half. he puts the midshipmen on the board. then a second touchdown. score is 14-14 at the half. perry also goes over the century mark. this 27-yard touchdown gives navy the 24-14 lead early in the infuriate quarter. navy scored 31 unanswered, currently midshipmen ahead. the capitals fell last night 3-1 to the carolinas hurricanes making their record just 1-5 this pre-season. the caps normally hot off the ice been ice cold. scored only eight goals this pre-season. one pre-season game left to figure this out. there was an honest evaluation after practice today. >> i'm not looking too much
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the pre-season games. we're not a full team. that's your depth when we play together. a reality check that it's time to get going. >> most embarrassing fact i can say we scored eight goals in six games and you have to look at that and go that's not good enough for this group. we got no production from our top guys. now in saying that, we are going to get production from our top guys. they are too good. they are too professional. they are too talented. >> i'll see you back here right at 11:00. >> yes, sir. all right. and that does it for us. thank you for joining us for "news 4 at 6:00". "nightly news" is coming up next. yeah, i just saved a whole lot of money by swhuh.ing to geico. we should take a closer look at geico... you know, geico insures way more than cars. boats, motorcycles... even rvs! geico insures rvs? what's an rv? uh, the thing we've been stuck on for five years!
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angry and frustrated. that frustration showing through as san juan's mayor blames a slow federal response. >> you are killing us. >> president trump firing back in a door end of tweets. our coverage begins tonight with tamly lighter in. >> reporter: today we saw little heading out. >> i math it's not a lack of trucker situation, it's a lot of the business getting started so they can send their truckers to unload the containers. >> 2 million meals have already been delivered. the supplies heading to 11 regional distribution centers. long lines of people waiting for hours. >> you take what you can get. >> shop aisles lined with empty shelves. no milk, no items, and
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[000:14:58;00] and rice being rationed. gabriel and his mom drove 90 minutes to buy one bag of food. >> we have cereal, bread and some things to make tacos, that's the only thing we request do right now to eat. >> all transactions across the island, cash only. >> many atm's out of service, with some wondering if the economy can bounce back from these desperate times. >> whatever cash was available is what's being used. those with bank accounts will withdraw what they can. >> fema data shows 1/3 of puerto ricans have working cell phones again. water supply to about 60,000 people. the airports receiving 35 flights today. president donald trump taking aim at san
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juan's mayor after her plea. >> i am done being polite, i am done being politically correct, i am mad asle. >> results of recovery efforts will speak much louder than complaints. as for the mayor. >> do you feel the president of the united states is personally attacking you. >> i don't care. he can attack me all he wants. bring it on. i'm here. you know what, if it saves lives because it gets the message in the right place, frankly, my dear, i don't give a damn. >> reporter: on monday, there are 284 pieces of equipment coming in on a barge for fema, small trucks, other equipment to help them get to the remote parts of the island. jose. >> thank you very much. >> breaking news,
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scary moments aboard an air france jet, flying from paris to seriously damaged about two hours into the flight over greenland. a passenger said there was a loud noise, the plane started shaking and losing at toot and then recovered. the crew decided to divert the flight to canada. the cabin crew handled the incident perfectly. >> the white house is putting new controls on government travel. they come after tom price's resignation as health and human services secretary over costly flights as travel by other officials comes under scrutiny. we get more from kelly o'donnell. >> special perks grounded. >> i was disappointed, because i didn't like it, cosmetically or otherwise. >> a president who pledged to drain the swamp is down a cabinet secretary. and his agency chiefs are under new rules tonight. a memo warns, just because something is legal doesn't make it right.
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the taxpayers buck will now stop with john kelly. all travel shall require prior approval from the white house chief of staff. several trump administration officials under scrutiny after taking private and military planes instead of flying much cheaper commercial airlines. the fallout even from republicans is estimationing. >> this is know time for public servants to be jet setting around the country living a high lifestyle. >> reporter: ousted health and human services chief tom price hit rough air, when the travel for his issue, he wrote, the recent events have created a distraction. interior secretary ryan zenke defended three charter trips as preapproved and within the rules. >> we often travel in areas and under circumstances that we don't have other flight options. >> veteran's affairs
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america, baseball is a pastime. for juan catalan, it's a lifesaver. >> row right now. >> his story which sounds more like the plot of a legal drama, is featured in a new netflix documentary called "longshot." it begins in 2003 when he was arrested for murdering a 16-year-old girl. >> i think i was speechless for 5 minutes. >> reporter: a witness claimed he was at the scene of the shooting. but he was at the l.a. dodgers game. he just had to prove it. >> i got this story i wasn't approving. >> they discovered a tv show was filming at the stadium that night. hbo's "curb your enthusiasm." starring larry david. >> i'm sitting amount way up there. >> so melnick combed through all of the raw footage, hoping to spot his client among the thousands in attendance. >> we're watching tape
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after tape after tape. finally he showed up on tape number 5. >> what did you think? >> i chair, and i pointed at the screen, i said, that's him, that's him roll that back. >> that video helped make him a free man. >> had you ever watched "curb your enthusiasm" before this game? >> never, i had never heard that name before. >> i'm guessing you're a pretty big fan now? >> oh, yeah. >> he's also a fan of his attorney. >> we have a pretty special bond. he's a good man with a good soul. >> reporter: it's a powerful story a filmmaker just had to tell. >> what i love most about it is, it's not really one thing, and what attracted me to the story was how all of these things kind of work together. >> a baseball game, a tv show and a perfectly timed moment all coming together to change one man's life. joe fryar, nbc news, [phone ring] hello. hi, it's anne from edward jones. i'm glad i caught you.
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before taking the stage at the miss black america pageant. this time last year, she couldn't walk. >> i felt defeed like i was never going to walk again. >> reporter: she was at the pulse nightclub last year. >> the shooter's in our bathroom stall now, so we're scared. we're holding on to our last breath and he says, hey, you. he shoots somebody on the ground. shoots another person. and then shoots the person that's directly behind me. >> then he shot patience twice. a bullet shattered the femur bone of her right leg. one of her friends was among the 49 killed. a stranger who shielded patience with his body, also lost his life. patience still struggled mentally and emotionally. >> i didn't feel like i deserved to live. >> reporter: after surgery, 7 months of rehab, and with a metal rod in her leg. patience is now standing strong. >> you're about to walk the red carpet for the first time
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without your crutches. what goes through your mind when you think about where you are today and where you were this time last >> did you think you would walk again in. >> no. >> and look at you now. >> and look at me now, in my heels. ♪ i'm stronger i'm wiser ♪ >> she's hoping to raise awareness and money to start a nonprofit to help survivors of gun violence. >> patience carter is a role model. she's a living example of the intig knitties that people have suffered as a result of hatred. >> at the end of the night, patience was awarded two trophies. >> let's look at it this way, even oprah win friday didn't win the first time. >> that's right, that's right. >> but she won her life back, and gave a piece of her heart to others. >> i'm just happy that
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i'm even alive to experience this. i'm just grateful. >> morgan ratford nbc news, philadelphia. i'm jose dia thank you for the privilege of your time, and good night. i'm a law, and i have clients, and i am proud to do what i do on behalf of my clients. narrator: the clients john adams and his team are so proud to work for? banks accused of money laundering. big corporations accused of defrauding taxpayers. and mortgage lenders accused of unfairly foreclosing on homes. now he wants to be attorney general. john adams: the best attorney general the
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