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a defense supporting the quarterback or whatever position they're at. the nfl says the two head coaches involved in the now infamous handshake showdown will not be fined. 49ers coach jim harbaugh was a little too excited during the post-game handshake with lions coach jim schwartz. schwartz took exception. after the game, harbaugh admitted that he may have been a little too revved up. we still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news continues right now. let's take a look outside. it is now october 18th. washington monument to the private your screen. pretty nice start to this tuesday morning. thank you for being with us early this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm he sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. >> i can't believe it is the 18th of october. >> once you turn the corner
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from summer, it just flies by. >> we've got another pretty decent day on tap for today. today is a day of transition and then tomorrow will be certainly as well. currently, we've got cool temperatures across the region in the 50s. some 40s out there. 48 in baltimore. 43 in frederick, maryland. it is 55 here in the district. 50degrees at dulles airport. here is a look at the satellite- radar. skies have been mostly cloudy during the overnight hours. we'll see a fair amount of cloud cover during the morning and then partly sunny skies will develop later on today. out to the west, there is a cold front that will gradually make its way here but not so much today during the day but coming through tonight and tomorrow. today, dry, mild, highs into the upper 60s and low 70s. we'll get some rain developing perhaps during the overnight hours and during the day tomorrow. that is the big day of change. today, one more nice one, we'll squeeze it in. that is the latest on the weather. >> let's check in with julie wright and see if these dry conditions can help make an
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easy commute. >> fingers crossed. right now, good news for you guys as you travel around towards georgia avenue. overnight construction cleared so all of our lanes are open as you work your way from 270 headed around towards the mormon temple. 66 an easy drive right now as you work your way in from manassas. awful your lanes open. checking for a crash on the southbound side of 95 in newington. northbound lanes are open out of dale city and then coming inbound off of new york avenue leaving bladensburg road headed towards the inbound stretch of the third street tunnel, all lanes there are open. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. new this morning, d.c. police investigating a deadly shooting that just happened after 8 clack last night. when officers arrived, they found a man shot in the 1600 block of lincoln road northeast. he later died at a local hospital. so far, police have no motives are suspects. in southeast, a man was shot to death as he ran out of a grocery store.
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investigators say some sort of incident began inside kings food and grocery on mlk, jr. avenue. it was around 8:45 last night. the victim ran from the store but was gunned down. police are still looking for the shooter this morning. a new photo just released of the murdered germantown mother standing with her now missing son. >> montgomery county police are following new leads in the search for 11-year-old william mcquain. let's head to fox 5's stacy cohan live outside police headquarters in rockville with the latest. >> reporter: good morning again. police are going to. exact same locations today that they have been searching in hopes of finding this 11- year-old boy, william mcquain. he and his 51-year-old mother were both last seen on september 30th near their apartment in germantown and that is where jane mcquain's bod way was found last week murdered in the bedroom of her apartment. her 11-year-old boy william was simply gone. so far, montgomery county
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police have searched damascus recreational and little bennett recreational parks looking for any clue to where this little boy had been. the father of one of william's best friends says he suggested that police look in a wooded area near the damascus park where he knows that jane mcquain and her estranged husband had once been. >> we've been down there a few times. they said that might be a place to look. they said is it heavily wooded? i said yeah, it's wooded. they are thinking that is the worst case scenario. hopefully they don't find anything and he is somewhere okay. >> reporter: jane mcquain's estranged husband, curtis lopez, was found in north carolina with her car. he has waived extradition and will be returning for this area for trial. but so far, he has not been cooperating with police. i'm stacy cohan. back to you. also in maryland, a young boy found crying on the ground after falling out of a third story apartment building.
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a woman living at the complex on schuyler road in silver spring saw the five-year-old outside of a window. witnesses say the boy's family was in the process of moving in and the father had asked the mover to keep an eye on his son so he could pick up his other son from school. the boy is expected to survive. a historic prisoner swap with palestinians now under way in israel this morning. more than 1,000 palestinians are being released, half today and half next month in exchange for one israeli soldier. >> the first of 477 were released overnight. they were being exchanged for a 25-year-old soldier. he was held by hamas militants for over five years. he was just whisked over the border with egypt on his way to israel. president obama pushing his plan to fix the economy. the president is pushing his jobs proposal as he continues his three-day bus tour through north carolina and virginia. president obama says it is time to kick political games to the curb. president now wants his plan broken up into smaller parts so
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congress can approve them one by one. juror gorse it is completely paid for. it asks folks like me who have been incredibly blessed to pay a little bit more, to pay our fair share, folks making a million dollars or more so we can help folks who are struggling to get by. >> now, when the president visits hampton tomorrow, he will be joined by virginia's republican governor bob mcdonnell. that is when president obama speaks to troops and will stress the importance of hiring veterans. when republicans speak tonight, the focus will be on herman cain. his poll numbers have been quickly rising and he is now even with former massachusetts governor mitt romney. polls are open today in prince george's county to find a replacement for leslie johnson who resigned in disgrace after pleading guilty
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to evidence tampering. turnout is expected to be light for today's vote. it is heavily democratic and derek davis who won the primary last month is facing a challenge from a republican business woman. inspectors rappeling down the side of the washington national cathedral will be back at it today looking for more damage from august's earthquake and the hurricane that hit a few day later. the same team who inspected the wash monument in recent weeks. team expects to finish up the job there this week. the cathedral will reopen to the public november 12th for the consecration of the new bishop of washington. we have new details in a horrible case of imprice onment. suspects accused of keeping people chained in a basement. >> the case could be far bigger than we thought. we'll check more headlines coming up next. and in just 15 minutes, your family can enjoy warm fresh from the oven biscuits.
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baby to bed. she originally told police she checked on lisa at 10:30 p.m. she admits she may have blacked out last night. >> you admit you were drunk. how drunk were you? >> just drunk. >> were you slurring your words, were you stumbling? >> i don't think so, no. >> do you remember the period well? >> no. there is nothing wrong with me doing what i want to do after dark. >> reporter: yew when asked if she drank more than five glasses of wine that night, she said probably. kansas city police said they do not have suspects. one of the people accused of chaining mentally disabled adult in a philadelphia basement may have done the same to victims in florida, texas and virginia. police say the woman suspected of leading the scam, linda weston, had documents belonging to 50 people. investigators charge she stole
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social security checks and held them captive like chained animals. a fox 5 follow-up. d.c. council member causing a stir with his expensive lincoln navigator paid for with taxpayer money. >> now, the d. d.c. council has announceed a major change to avoid a repeat. not a bad day on tap for today. we'll tell you about changes that are coming. also, julie wright will be here to tell us what is happening with this morning's rush hour traffic. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be right back.  when you believe in the future, you're always looking ahead... to what's next, to what's possible. confident that tto create a better tomorrow. that's why we're announcing, that with the planned merger with t-mobile, at&t will begin bringing five thousand jobs
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a big fire in texas brought out some big name for a benefit concert. the dixie chicks, george straight and willie nelson among some others. >> they came to raise more than $500,000 to help victims of last month's devastating fire that destroyed some 1500 homes.
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thousands of people came from all over central texas to see the show. >> pretty big show. pretty big weather day? >> no, temperatures like what we've seen, in the 60s, low 70s. tomorrow is when we really have changes. we'll have rain and then we'll get cooler temperatures in here for a few days. >> let's enjoy today then. >> yep, enjoy today. we'll start with the temperatures we saw yesterday. reagan national didn't quite get to where we thought it would. 69degrees was the high at reagan national airport as opposed to what we thought it would do in the low 70s. the other airports did get there. dulles, 71 degrees for your high. bwi marshall was at 72 degrees for the high yesterday. our current temperatures around the region, we are off to a cool start, 56-degree -- 56 degrees here in d.c. 54 in
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manassas. you do have some 40s out there. win chester, 48. frederick, maryland, 45 degrees. and in came brim, it is 5 # degrees at this hour. let's take a look at the sentinel satellite-radar. there are the clouds that we have in over us this morning. -- and in cambridge, it is 58 degrees at this hour. another frontal boundary out to the west. that is pushing eastward. that is i acold front. as it does, that energy will get caught up and move through our region. that front will help align that with our reink on. we'll get rain showers here i think starting very early tomorrow morning. so i'm going to say during the overnight hours v that front will help align that with our region -- that front will help align that with our region this. will draw from a low pressure system down across the gulf of mexico. we'll get pretty good rain tomorrow. today, partly sunny skies. one more mild afternoon. we'll look if a high of about 72 degrees. for tonight, some clouds will build in during the nighttime and overnight hours.
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showers develop overnight probably after midnight. probably after 3:00 a.m. actually. overnight low, 60 degrees. for tomorrow, your five-day forecast, we have rain showers through the day tomorrow. 62308 your high. then the cooler air works its way in here. breezy thursday, 60 degrees for your high. as we head into the weekend, we can only manage to get up to about 60 degrees as well. that is a look at what is happen with the weather. we have julie wright standing by with an update on traffic. troubles early now in virginia. if you guys are traveling northbound 395, this is where we have the accident activity that is tying up the ramp from northbound 359 to exit here at edsall road. this ramp is currently closed from northbound 359 to exit over towards edsall. we are told this accident has been in place for about an hour. plan your trip accordingly. the main lines remain open. southbound in good shape leaving father hurley boulevard
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past mvr have no incidents to report. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. civil rights activist and princeton university professor cornell west is out of jail this morning. prosecutors agreed not to charge west after he was arrested sunday at the supreme court and spent the night in jail. west was among 19 protesters taken into custody after police told them to leave. the group october 2011 stop the machine organized the demonstration to protest corporate influence in politics. the maryland state senate and house both meeting in special session to discuss the governor's proposed redistricting plan. the senate gave its preliminary approval and it is expected to take a final vote today. democratic congresswoman donna edwards is aopposed to the plan for move montgomery county from the north district and put more minority voters in the sixth district of republican congressman roscoe bart late. >> ma may be satisfactory for certain political or other considerations but it may not satisfy the interests of the people would live in those counties and communities. >> what we have put forward is
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a map that is as balanced and as fair as we could make it. >> once the senate votes, then the house will consider the redistricting plan and that could happen as soon as today. changes are coming to d.c.'s city hall. remember council chairman kwame brown's lincoln navigator paid for with taxpayer money. now, the city council is respecting some changes. matt ask land has more. >> reporter: boy, how times have changed. earlier this year, chairman kwame brown was driving that expensive suv. then, after the uproar, he started using his own mail truck. and now he gets behind the wheel of a hybrid. he may be just starting a trend. >> what is the percentage of hybrid vehicles that we have now? >> it is fairly low. i would say less than 1%. >> reporter: several council members gathered to listen to the progress made in reforming
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the district's fleet. the department of public works director says fuel efficiency is in a top priority. >> we'll eliminate mid-sized vehicle from the fleet. we're only going to go to compact vehicles. >> reporter: council members heard about the progress being made to make sure vehicles in the athlete are being shared. >> nobody should get a vehicle assigned to him or her exclusively unless there is a rationale has to be that we are all sharing these cars. >> reporter: councilmember tommy wells says more should be done. sure, vehicle are noded to perform government duties but wells believe the vehicle fleet should be greatly reduced. >> i think we should reduce except for public safety where we deal with the police and fire that our goal should be car-free. >> reporter: the district could really be saving some big bucks when it comes to using the smaller vehicles. here is the reason why. currently, it costs about $20,000 to $25,000 to put fuel
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in each vehicle each year, on average. >> thank you. a new business in southeast washington delivering a real treat to its customers. that is coming up next. the cupcake craze crosses the river. i'm maureen umeh. i'll show you how one new business is hoping to change a community one sweet treat at a time. 
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we can take a look outside
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at this -- at the wilson bridge. cupcake stores have become popular in lots of neighborhoods and for the first time, one is opening in can cost i can't. >> it is part of a renaissance taking place in the southeast community. maureen umeh has the story. >> reporter: it is hard to miss the purple rowhouse on busy minnesota avenue in southeast. >> good morning. how can i help you today. >> reporter: and even harder to resist the sweet treats baking up inside olivia's cupcakes. bob and cindy bullock opened the business about a month ago. >> my wife and i, we both grew up in anacostia. we saw the ups and the downs. >> i thought why not? why can't we have the same quality and class of business in our ward 8 that the other washingtonians are offered and are privileged with. >> reporter: so the couple
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along with their two college- aged daughters, christina olivia who the business is named after and alexis royale decided to bring the cupcake craze to anacostia. the cupcakes are cindy's open recipe. she starts baking at 2:00 every morning turning out 14 flavors every day. and at $2 a treat, it has been a welcome hit. but that is not all. >> this here is our princess party palate. here is where they doling manis and pedis. >> reporter: and tea rooms for parties. bullocks hire takers from the community to help with the event. they say it is another way of giving back. >> i feel we are deserving in
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this community as any other community to have the finest. >> reporter: while it may just be cupcakes and a princess themed party space, many say it is helping to change the face of the southeast community, a community coming into its own one sweet treat at a time. >> it has been a long time overdue and we're here to stay. >> in anacostia, maureen umeh, fox 5 news. >> they look good, don't they? >> they do. wish them luck. drinking and driving again the law, of course, and a huge no-no. you know what else is a bad idea when you've had too much to drink? asking your nine-year-old dot to get behind the wheel for -- daughter to get behind the wheel for you. yes. up next, stacy is following a story. >> the search continues for the missing 11-year-old germantown boy. i'll give you an update coming up. ♪
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taking a live look over washington, d.c. this morning. look pretty nice out there if you can handle a little chill. not too bad. maybe a light jacket as you head out this morning but it will warm up and be another nice one. >> sounds like it. >> another mild day, temperature near where they should be, even a couple of degrees higher in all likelihood. not bad at all. you will enjoy it. let's take a look at sentinel satellite-radar. not much happening. we do have some clouds
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there. there is the green that you see there is just some junk, nothing significant around the area. no precipitation or anything like that. we'll get rain showers in here probably about 4 hours from now and then tomorrow will be awet day but today, a dry one and another mild one. current temperatures at the area airports. it is a cool start to the day. 56 at reagan national. 51 at dulles and 50 degrees at bwi marshall. the forecast for today after some clouds this morning, skies will become partly sunny. another mild day, high about 72 degrees. not bad at all. enjoy it. it gets cooler after today. >> thank you. let's check in with julie and get a look at traffic. >> all right, you guys. so far, so good if you are traveling north of town between college park and bethesda. we have problems now, northbound 395 as you work your way up to edsall road. the ramp there is currently closed according to v-d.o.t. they tell me it is the result of a police chase blocking that ramp northbound on 395.
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it is also blocking the right through lane as you head northbound from the beltway. tea lays stacking up early northbound 395 trying to get past edsall road. southbound 270, lanes are open out ofself appeartown headed for the lane divide. no incidents to report headed out towards the split. outer loop of the beltway in good shape 95 college park headed around towards georgia avenue. if you are traveling on the west side of town, you will fine on the inner loop of the beltway out of annandale headed up towards 66. 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. new this morning, an accident between a computer bus an a car claims the life of a young man from prince george's county. the crash happened on mattawoman beantown road in waldorf. investigators say the bus pulled out from front of the
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car driven by carlin biles of forth washington. this is a new photo of william mcquain and his mother jane who was found murdered inside their germantown home. new evidence has led investigators to several wooded area as they search for the 11- year-old. stacey cohan has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. montgomery county police have been searching several parks in the montgomery county area. they say it is a viable lead. it is not just a hunch that is leading them to the specific locations as they try to find a trace of this missing 11-year- old boy. now, he and his mother jane mcquain were last seen sneer their germantown apartment september 30th over two weeks ago and jane mcquain, his mother was found -- [no audio ] curtis lopes has been arrested. he has not cooperating with
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police. the father of one of will item's best friends says william's disappearance is devastating. >> it breaks my heart. my son kind of tore up about it too. they grew up together for the last five or six years. >> reporter: curtis lopez has waived extradition which means he will be heading from north carolina back here to maryland where investigators will get another crack at him. but so far, he has not revealed anything about the 11-year-old boy who is missing who is not, by the way, his son. a young child is overing after falling out of a third story apartment building. a woman living at the complex on schuyler road in silver spring found the 5-year-old crying outside her window. the boy's family was in the process of moving in and the father had asked his mover to keep an eye on his son while he picked up his other son from school. the boy is expected it survive.
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in israel, a captured osamaers now home after more than five years in captivity. he was just accompanied by israeli military officials to a base where he is getting medical tests and is talking to his family. many there oppose the release of more than 1,000 palestinians, some of them were serving life sentences for killing israelis. president obama on the road. the mission of his bus tour to put the pressure on congress to pass the jobs bill. craig boswell has the latest for us this morning. president obama kicks off his three-day bus tour with a stop in asheville be north carolina. >> we're going to give members of congress another chance. >> reporter: the president is again pushing his $447 billion jobs plan while slamming lawmakers for standing in the way of the measure he says will boost a sluggish economy and help lower the 9.1% unemployment rate. >> they said no to put be teachers and construction workers back on the job. they said no to rebuilding our
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roads and our bridges and our airports. >> reporter: the entire measure failed to pass the senate last week. now, mr. obama wants lawmakers to pass every element of the plan bit by bit including a $35 billion proposal to help prevent layoffs of police and firefighters an $50 billion on you? spending in infrastructure. republicans say there are portions of the plan they like but much of it they heard before and they oppose the new taxes. >> this is the type of money and these are the pipes of programs that the president advocated in the stimulus program. i think the country understand washington doesn't create jobs. >> reporter: while the trip is about the jobs plan, it is also about the importance of north carolina and virginia, two traditionally republican states that obama won in 2008 and will need to win again in 2012. president obama's bus pulls into vicious late tuesday, the same day the republican presidential candidates debate once again being this time in nevada. in washington, craig boswell, fox news. >> thank you. a parenting lesson in what
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not to do. up next, here is a clue. it involves a 9-year-old behind the wheel of a van and her dad gave her the keys. we'll have that story coming up next. it was not a good day on wall street. the dow down nearly 250 points and that spread to asia as well. dow and nasdaq both down on concerns about europe's debt crisis after a german official said it might not be resolved soon. in asia, the nikkei fell 138 points in japan.  [ speaking french ] [ speaking french ] movie buffs! this film is tres bien, but the interest rate on your checking account is le pew. interest on your checking? earn more with new high yield free checking at capital one bank. your interest rate will be five times the national average. five times the interest! and free atms at any bank. show's over folks. make your way to capital one bank. what's in your wallet?
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a nine-year-old busted behind the wheel and she didn't understand why she was being stopped by police. >> her father made her the designated driver after having one too many drinks. >> nine years old. nine. she's driving. i'm drunk. >> that is the voice of ian wimer bragging that his 9-year- old had driven him because he was drunk. the girl's driving is captured on a surveillance camera. the a customer sees the girl behind the wheel and calls 911.
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juste watched a van pull out of the citgo gas station and a 7- year-old girl was driving it and her dad is drunk and he is in the passenger. >> the owner of the gas station was disturbed when he saw the video. >> i was very upset about it. i wasn't happy with the fact that someone would allow their daughter to be driving them around when they're under the influence. >> reporter: after theling girl left the gas station, a 911 call was placed and police were in pursuit. >> he saw the 9-year-old girl sitting on the booster seat operating the vehicle and asked her how old she was. she asked heim why he was pulling her over, that she was driving pretty good. >> wimer faces money abuse charges and being a habitual offender. this was not the first time that the 9-year-old was behind
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the wheel. >> she explained that he did let her operate the vehicle and on this night that he was drinking whiskey and that he decided to go for a ride after drinking. >> the child is now in her mother's custody. when you go out, go out in style, right? >> certainly how one man chose to quit his job. you will want to stay tuned to see how he did it. that is coming up next. >> we'll get to your tuesday forecast. we are starting the day out with a little chill in the air. tony is back and we'll check in with julie wright for traffic. it is all coming up next. when you believe in the future, you're always looking ahead...
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welcome back. it is 5:45 right now. taking a live look over oxon hill. can you take a look at the traffic out there. not too bad right now. i know it is probably difficult and you probably don't want to get up and go to work today. maybe you can live vicariously through one man. he decided to quit his job. i may not want to do it the way he did. >> i'm here to tell you i'm quitting. >> so he quit his job. he enlisted some help from his band mates to make his memorable exit if from a providence hotel and it looks
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like he enjoyed his time quitting. no details on the reason for the resignation or the former boss' post-concert reaction. he got it all on video. >> that is great. >> very interesting. maybe he is going on the road with the band or something. look at him. he's just there like see ya! waving good-bye. that is an interesting way to quit your job. >> i love it. >> he looks happier already, doesn't he? >> look at that rock star. >> if we ever see a marching band come through the studio, we know one of us is on the way out. >> that is a good way to do it. >> good job, joey. well done. >> we've got another mild day on tap which is not bad at all. we'll see our highs today in the upper 60s and low 70s. we'll take that. current temperatures, 56 degrees right now in the
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nation's capital. 57degrees down in quantico. fredericksburg is at 55 degrees. there are some 40s out there, 45 in frederick, maryland. 48 in winchester, virginia. all right. want to show you the september nell satellite-radar so i can show you what is happening right now. we do have some clouds in across the region this morning. we'll see another day where skies will be partly sunny. not a bad day at all. some rainfall up to the north. out to the west, this is a cold front that will be coming through here eventually and it will be bringing that precipitation with it, not today but overnight tonight into the day tomorrow is when we can expect to get rainfall in here and then behind that cold front, much cooler air. let's take a look at the futurecast and show you how thins should develop during the course of the next 24 to 36 hours. there is some tropical moisture town to the south. that will be drawn up the coast. there is your frontal boundary. that will be pushing eastward. by late this evening, you are getting rain showers along the coast of the carolinas.
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by tomorrow morning, rain across our region. some of the heaviest rain well off to the east, maybe eastern maryland will get some of that. this could shift somewhat so we'll wait and see t look like tomorrow will an fairly rainy day and windy as well in the latter part of the day into thursday. for today, partly sunny skies. one pore mild afternoon. 72degrees for your high today. that is above normal. then for tonight, the clouds move in. showers develop overnight and by that, we mean after midnight, probably after 3:00 a.m., 60-degree for your overnight low in town. many of you in the 50s overnight. five-day forecast, tomorrow, we've got the rain showers, high only about 68 degrees. becomes rather breezy later in the day. then quite breezy for thursday and check out your highs, thursday, friday and saturday, it will be dry but highs only around 60 degrees. it will be much, much cooler. now, we've got julie wright standing by with the latest on
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traffic. >> let's get right to it. we are talking 359 this morning as you work your way northbound from the beltway headed up ll r v-d.o.t. tells me it was a high-speed pursuit that ended here. the ramp to exit at edsall road is what is closed. main line remains open out towards duke street. it is just the exit ramp closed off of northbound 395. other side of town not so bad. picking up a few more customers as you work your way west of university boulevard. again, awful your lanes here are open. we'll continue now with our maps and we'll show you the commute coming southbound along 270. not so busy, at least not yet. between 62 to 58 miles per hour as you travel southbound this morning and again, no other incidents have been reported. meanwhile, if you are travel into northeast washington working your way inbound along new york avenue and passing south dakota avenue, bladensburg road and west virginia, montana between 45 to
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35 miles per hour as you continue northeast to northwest. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. time now for today's my fox half off deal. it will help you get to the airport. ments a discount on car service to either dulles or bwi from global sedan. $5 # can buy a one-way trip to dulles while $65 buys a one-way trip to bwi. find out more, just head to our web site, myfoxdc.com and look for my fox half off on the right side of the home page. --$58 can buy a one-with a trip to dulles. we'll check in with the sports junkies next. ext. 
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it is nicola bell. this is a photo of her and her best friend at their 20 year class reunion. hope you had fun at your reunion. if you want to be tomorrow's fan of the day, findous facebook, no space between fox and the number five. just post a comment under nicola's photo. joining us now the sports junkies from 106.7 the fan. you all recovered from your little sleepover? >> no. >> yeah. >> i think i'm better. >> all of us but yais son. >> i slept for about 12 hours yesterday. >> that is impressive. >> had to. >> a lot to catch up on. speaking of catching up, let's talk about the game on sunday. the question now is not what we think is the best option for
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quarterback but what coach chan shan thinks. where is he going to go? >> i don't think he has any other option other than turning to john beck for crime. i don't think you can trot out rex grossman after that performance. he has nine picks and two fumbles through five games. you can't have that going forward. your offense has to have last faith in rex grossman. has to go with beck. >> just listening to him yesterday, it sounds like he has faith in rex grossman. question is where is rex's head. if you turn ho him and he has no confidence, it won't be a good situation. santana moss spoke out yesterday and said he believes in rex and thinks rex should be the starter. >> not sure where he is going to go. i think we all assume it will probably be beck but we'll find out tomorrow. i think that, at some point down the road, he will go back to grossman and it will be for the same reason. that is why this team is limb knit -- is limited in what
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they can do. we all knew, besides jp, we all new this was going to happen. >> think i don't you can ever reach coach shanahan. but if he makes this move, it shows this has been something in the work for several weeks. maybe something since maybe the dallas game where he lost confidence in rex. if he trots him out there, i think it shows he is on a very short leash. i wouldn't be surprised if you saw beck in relief duty here. you are talking about a quarterback ranked 32nd in the league. how much longer can you continue to trot him out there and have the fans still have that faith j exactly. and they are deal with the same thing in minnesota with donovan mcnabb trying to decide if he will start the game this week and he is the only other person that may be worse than rex grossman. jason, you brought up the point that i was trying to make earlier which is the fact if you go with john beck, and you make that commitment, what
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happens when he falters. do you go back to rex grossman or do you let him finish it out. >> that is the situation mike shanahan put himself in and bruce allen. beck will have some moments where he can move the offense. i just think he will falter. it will be a situation where he will be benched based on performance and you will go back to rex. you have. to. >> this is what happens with you have journey man quarterbacks. both guys stink. they don't play 16 straight games. they just don't. >> they don't have any other options. david girard is not an option. he is having back surgery. he is off the board. the trading deadline is today in the nfl. the do the redskins try to get carson palmer away from the cincinnati bengals? the redskins don't have any other options other than turning to grossman if beck stumbles. >> if anybody will pay to get
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