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first hit? >> i think about the first hit, the first touchdown, the first carry. i mean especially when you're not playing, you are thinking so much because you see everything and you're visualizing and internalizing everything. so everything is magnified 10,000 more. i think i probably replayed every single scenario in high head probably a thousand times already. >> can you compare the nerves on your wedding day to the nerves before a game at all? >> i definitely was a lot more nervous getting married. it was exciting. a game is like i've done it before. i've trained. i'm prepared. not saying i'm not prepared for the marriage. it is not something you've never done, you know? and i think it is one of the best choices clearly i've ever made. made.
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. good morning to you. straight up 5:00 wednesday which is hump day, getting ready to take us into the rest of the week and august 1st, a brand-new month. maybe some changes in the weather. we'll have to wait and see. >> we hope for brand-new weather for a brand-new month. >> cooler. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news, a brand-new month, same old tucker. >> yeah, we like to keep that part the same. >> see if the attitude about the weather can get better here. more heat and her humidity in the forecast today and a better chance of showers and thunderstorms than what we had around here yesterday. today, more widespread. >> i heard it yesterday. it didn't even rain at my house you until late but i took a nap yesterday and was woken from a deep sleep by a crash. it was crazy. >> it was a funny storm because there was sunshine and you can could -- the thunder and light anyone wasn't too far away. more of the same today. definitely bring along an umbrella here because i think
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parts of the day will be wet, particularly this afternoon. lets kick it off with a look at our current numbers. reagan national, 74 degrees. ocean city, 76. patuxent naval air station, you are getting some rain showers and just had some thunderstorm activity. 73degrees for you. put the map in motion. watch the showers fall apart and then they get their act back together again across southern maryland. southern maryland, lower eastern shore, getting shower activity. this will impact the beaches in the next couple of hours. you will see some showers here early. then you will probably see some breaks, some sunshine, and rain will redevelop later on this afternoon. 89 the daytime high in washington. 90 in fredericksburg. there will be periods of sunshine and a good chance of scattered showers and storms later today. >> thank you. let's check in with julie wright to get the latest on traffic now. >> good morning once again.
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on the roads right now, you will find that the lanes are open and so far, so good. no big tie-ups to report just yet as you work your way around the capital beltway. you will find the lanes are open northbound 395 leaving duke street headed up towards seminary road. light traffic volume in the hov and the main lines. this happens to be 66 coming inbound out of manassas towards centerville and all lanes open at speed. overnight construction close in at the beltway has cleared. no problems reported there. top stretch of the beltway running smoothly on the inner loop and outer loop traveling between bethesda and college park. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. . we're following some breaking news this morning. a woman's body found in a parking lot. several smashed vehicles and now there is a search for a suspected hit and run driver in northern virginia. >> herndon police tell fox 5 the woman was discovered in a parking lot on center street just after midnight. she was pronounced dead at the scene. a short distance away, they found an unoccupied black
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toyota which and to have hit several parked cars. investigators are now trying to definitively link the toyota to the hit and run. our sherry ly is on the way to the scene and will give us an update shortly. police in montgomery county, maryland are trying to figure out how a woman was shot by an arrow. it happened on moxley road in damascus just after 8:30 last night. police say the arrow hit the woman in the head. they think it may have been shot from a crossbow. she is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. police tell us they believe this was an accident but no word yet on how it all happened. police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in calvert county. they believe 32-year-old frank hayward killed his wife and two- year-old daughter and critically injured his 12-year- old son before setting the house on fire and taking his own life. police are also investigating a possible motive.
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a neighbor says the couple was having marital troubles. police have released this new surveillance video of a suspect in the abduction of cal ripken, jr.'s mother last week. violet ripken was taken from her home a week ago tuesday. she was tied up and driven around before being returned unharmed the next morning. police have also released this composite sketch of the suspect. it if this man looks for him to you, police want to hear from you. -- familiar to you, police want to hear from you. no ban on abortion in the district. there was a fiery debate on capitol hill last night all over win's health. a controversial abortion bill aimed at women who live in the district of columbia was defeated in the house of representatives. it needed a 2/3 majority to pass and would have banned abortions for after 20 weeks and without the say of the district's delegates. >> it will at least demonstrate to the world that there is still a conscience in this place. >> we were winning for the women of the united states of
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america because we were being used and abused as cover for a bill that really targeted roe vs. wade coming as reproductive choice for women all over the country. we were being used because they thought we were the kid on the block that didn't have anybody. >> we will be speaking live with delegate norton coming up in the 8:00 hour of fox 5 morning news. under president obama's health care reform, women will now have access to additional preventative health care benefits at no extra cost. starting today, 47 million nationwide will receive services including breast exams, prenatal care, hpv testing and contraception and domestic violence counseling. coming up, the massive power outage that left more than a half a billion people in
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the dark. we'll tell you for the lights are back on in india yet. >> plus, president obama hits iran with new sanctions. we'll hear the response from iran as we check more headlines. stay with us. we'll be right back. have breakfast with milk and set the stage for a great day. what makes hershey's pure chocolate goodness that brings people together. hershey's makes it a s'more... you make it special. pure hershey's.
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if you've got a business, you didn't build that. somebody else made that happen. my father's hands didn't build this company. my hands didn't build this company. through hard work and a little bit of luck, we built this business. why are you demonizing us for it? it's time we had somebody who believes in us.
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someone who believes that achievement should be rewarded not punished. we need somebody who believes in america. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. i hear you're having a tough day, so i brought you a freshly made sandwich. you made me a sandwich? no, dunkin' did. but i wrote the note. dunkin' bakery sandwiches are freshly made just for you. grab a turkey cheddar bacon sandwich today. america runs on dunkin'.
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. power is restored after a massive outage in india. it was officially the world's biggest blackout. the electricity went out yesterday for about five hours leaving 620 million people in the dark. it was the second huge outage in two days. indian officials say the problem is the nation states take more power than they are legally allowed and it causes a strain on the grid. but not everyone believes that. the man in charge of the power system says his staff is searching for the cause. president obama slaps new sanctions on iran just as congress is set to approve even strict irer sanctions later this week. in a statement, the president says, quote: , quote: the news sanctions or on foreign banks in china and iraq.
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but iran's president insists his country can with stand them and calls the penalties unfair. author gore vidal who broke taboos in the '60s and '70s by writing about homosexual characters has passed way. his nephew says he died last night of come indications from pneumonia. he was a novelist and essayist and playwright and will be remembered as much for his outspokenness and scorn for
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popular culture as for his writing career. it had many people calling police and fox 5 news. >> we are getting a look at the military's experimental aircraft that caused a pretty big stir on the roads. >> we'll have the details on a wet forecast for your wednesday and julie wright has a look at your traffic. that is coming up after the break. 
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. let's just take a look at some lights over washington, d.c. right now. we can do that. we like to be able to do that. at least we can see them out there. it is still humid outside but not too hazy as of yet. tucker, do you really get the haze early in the morning or is it more after the sun comes up? >> you get it right around sun break. as temperatures cool, you start to get the fog and haze developing. >> that what is makes it. some mornings like i can barely see the washington monument. >> there are a group of people making the haze and they're not ready for go. >> then they push it out. >> they make our cameras as well. >> it is a secret society. >> haze makers. right along with the ufo people. i got you. i'm here now.
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>> all right. we are wrapping up the month of july and amazing weather numbers. seven days last month, 100 degrees plus. 22 days with 90 or better. average temperature last month, 84 degrees. you mix in the highs and lows and that was the second warmest on record only eclipse bid july of last year. so the last two julys, last year and this year, two hottest on record and the records go back well into the 1800s. another hot month in july. temperatures won't be quite as hot as they were yesterday although we'll be get close to 90 this affect. i want to mention we're starting the day with rain showers. here we are south and east. get down into southern maryland. across the bay, this is a little thunderstorm activity that has been pushing in towards salisbury and will be approaching the beaches shortly. that is it for early morning
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rain showers. -- we'll be getting close to 90 this afternoon. the warm and humid air mass that was in place still around. we have a cold front off to the north and west. there is enough dry air behind it that it will kind of squeeze out of the atmosphere as it moves on through. pretty good chance we'll see some scattered showers and thunderstorms. some of the rain showers could be heavy downpours during the course of your afternoon. definitely umbrella weather. 73 in washington. temperatures not terrible to start your morning. 68 in gaithersburg. 68 in manassas. 70degrees for you and 77 in annapolis. partly sunny skies just like yesterday. scattered showers and storms return this afternoon. better chance than yesterday you will need some showers. 89 your daytime high, winds out of the south and west at five to 10. early showers and storms with
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part hi cloudy conditions expected overnight. 719 overnight low. -- early showers and storms with partly cloudy conditions. friday won't be great, mid-90s with a lot of sunshine and then a chance for scattered showers and storms this weekend but a little bit cooler with highs around 90 degrees. let's get the latest from julie wright. >> all right. on the roads right now, we've got some problems to report for those continuing northbound along i-95 before you reach 212 here in beltsville. this is the accident activity. some traffic now able to get by. as tucker was wrapping up his weather, we noticessed that the traffic was able to squeeze -- noticed that the traffic was able to squeeze by here. a tractor-trailer is involved in this crash plus two other vehicles. traveling from the capital beltway headed northbound up towards laurel, your better bet would be to stick with 95 or bw parkway and 29 and use that as your workaround. no problems to report for those continuing around the capital beltway on 395. that's a check of your fox 5
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on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. . >> thank you. starting today, d.c.'s drunk driving laws get a little bit tougher. the new guidelines call for stiffer sentences for first- time offenders, repeat offenders and drivers who have especially high blood alcohol levels. there are harsher sentences for drunk drivers in a commercial vehicle. maximum sentence for first-time offenders, 180 days in jail. the minimum sentence will now be 10 days if your blood alcohol level is .20 or higher or if you are a repeat fender. the higher your blood alcohol level, the longer you stay in jail. new changes coming there. at navy finally took the wraps off what many people have dubbed the beltway ufo. the experimental air cast god
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the name after it was spotted last month and people began tweeting that it was a ufo. >> that picture can solve the mystery for years and years of talk about ufos. we have a sneak peek at what the future of the u.s. military plane might hook like. >> tom fitzgerald has the story for us. >> reporter: this is what the few thank you looks like. the navy calls it the x-47b but that is not what folks who saw it rolling down i-270 in june called it when they called 911. >> i thank you. ufo, i mean i don't really know. >> reporter: the navy put it out never guessing that people would publicize pictures. >> reporter: for the first time, the navy is pulling the wraps off the x-47b which is built by northrop grumman.
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>> this is one of those that is a demonstration program and it really excites the interest and the imagination of a lot of folks. >> reporter: the plane is flown completely by its computer but, if it loses contact with air traffic controller, it flies back to its base just like a homing pigeon. calling it a drone is a bit of an understatement. the stealth aircraft will take off and land on aircraft carriers which no drone has ever done. it carries a 4,500 pound payload but so far are, the navy won't say what kind of payload. >> this is what you will see at any naval or marine corps base in the next decade. >> reporter: while it does have the one thing ew technology and it does not have is the ability to outrun financial difficulties. >> each and every one. us are taxpayers.
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it is not somebody else's money. it is our resource together. >> reporter: on sunday, the estimated $800 millionaire craft made its first 35-minute flight. navy officials say they want to prove the x-47b is invest, -- is investment, not just an expensive experiment. >> still surprised they had it on a flatbed truck on the beltway. >> wasn't very well planned out. >> all right. coming up, a fox 5 follow-up a stolen piece of property more valuable than its price tag rushed to its rightful owner. juvenile diabetes bicycle found 92 miles from home and it is bringing great joy to a 7-year- old. i'm beth parker. the whole story coming up.
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f0 i got the chance to start my own business.
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i know what it's like to hire people and to make ends meet. from those experiences, i had the chance of running the olympics. the games were in real trouble. there'd been way too much spending. and in massachusetts i found a budget that was badly out of balance. our legislature was 85% democrat.
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and every one of the four years i was governor, we balanced the budget. i want to use those experiences to help americans have a better future. we believe in our future. we believe in ourselves. we believe the greatest days of america are ahead. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. a 7-year-old maryland by with special needs is back on his bike that. bike had apparently been missing for about a month. >> it was a really sad story for him. police tracked it down thanks in part to a story our beth parker d here is beth with the follow-up. >> reporter: with bells ringing and high fives all around, 7- year-old ethan paugh is back on his bike. >> reporter: this is ethan's first ride in over a month. he has a genetic disorder called prader-willi syndrome. he gains weight easily and his
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muscles have not developed enough to ride a regular bike. this one was hand made for him but on june 30th, someone stole it near his house in hagerstown. >> mad. >> people were giving us leads saying i saw it here and i saw it there. it seemed like we were just chasing our tails. >> reporter: until fox 5 picked up the story. >> they were able to do something in just a few hours that we haven't been able to do in 30 days. >> reporter: a viewer saw fox 5's story on our sister station in baltimore. he had already seen the bike on craigslist. >> when i saw it, i said to my wife, look at this. >> it was chased to someone some dundalk. >> i was very shocked it did turn up to be stolen. >> reporter: police say they have a person of interest. brake rob removed, the seat broken. >> it probably bothers me more
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than it does him, the missing parts. but i'm he happy he is happy again. >> he is going to be it again. there goes the 9:30 bedtime. >> reporter: his firsthand mother hopes more people will understand his illness. >> he can be a little more accepted and they won't think oh, he is just an over eater. >> it is a remarkable story of how somebody saw it, identified it, and returned it to him. >> the news stations were just right on top of it from start to finish. >> reporter: now that he has it back, the family says they are going to keep the bike locked up. ethan says he is never going to let his bicycle get away again. in hagerstown, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> glad he has it back. >> good for him. we're following breaking news this morning. up next, the search for the driver involved in a deadly hit and run. >> we'll get a live update from the scene coming up. stay with us.
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welcome back. it is wednesday, august 1st as we take a live look outside right now. things starting to move. people getting ready to head to work. i was out and about yesterday in that heat. it was a tough walk for me. i walked to the car, went to get some food, went inside the
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restaurant, went back to the car and went home and walked back into the house. >> that was a rough day for you. >> now, all i can say is moving like mick jagger. >> moves like jagger. >> you do. you got moves like jagger. >> do the weather. >> let's take a look -- i do need some coffee, a big cup. there you go. showers, thunderstorms. let's see if we've got some thunderstorm activity. we've got a couple of flashes there just south of salisbury. showers and thunderstorms to the south and east this morning. it will be a warm and humid day, highs near 90. partly cloudy conditions and a pretty goodness that we'll see showers and thunderstorms redevelop this afternoon. i think they will be more widespread than even yesterday. parts of the area getting some showers and rain early this morning. temperature right now, 74 degrees at reagan national. humidity, 79%. win out of the west at six miles per hour. here is your forecast for
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today. warm conditions, showers and thunderstorms developing, particularly this afternoon with high temperatures in the upper 80s to about 90. it will be nice and humid out there as well. that is a good way to usher in the first day of the month. >> of course. why would we change anything when it's sill summer. let's check in with julie wright to get the latest on traffic. >> good morning, you guys. trouble along i-95 in maryland. accident activity involving at least two vehicle. northbound i-95 as you work your way up towards 212 in maryland. some traffic is able to slowly squeeze by to the left at the scene but coming from the capital beltway, this is what you are waking up to this morning headed up towards bwi and towards baltimore. traffic is able to get by on the service road and using the left lane only. northbound along i-95 as you try to make your way up towards 212 in beltsville. you want to stick with i-59 or
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even the baltimore-washington parkway as -- with i-95 or even the baltimore-washington parkway as you head out this morning. eastbound 7 in virginia approaching the capital beltway, watch out, we've got that blocked off because of wires down across the highway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. we continue to follow that breaking news out of herndon, virginia this morning where police are investigating a deadly hit and run. >> police say the victim's body was found in a parking lot on cent are street. that is where sherry ly is live with the latest for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning. that woman's body was found in the parking lot of a condominium here. police say the vehicle that may have hit her was found just a few blocks away abandoned. this happened just after midnight in the 600 block of cent are street in herndon. police got a call after someone found a woman's body laying in the middle of the parking lot. she had been struck by a
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vehicle. rescue units were also on scene and pronounced the woman dead. she has not been identified at this point. police say the vehicle and the driver of that vehicle that hit her took off. then, a few blocks away at center street near locust, police found a damaged black toyota. police now say they believe it may have been involved in this deadly hit and run. no one was inside that toyota. police say the toyota hit several parked cars along center street causing significant damage. the driver was nowhere to be found. police are now trying to track down the vehicle's owner. investigators are working both crime scenes gathering evidence about what happened. you can see police still out here on the scene. this again is where the woman was actually hit. the vehicle they believe may have hit her was found just a few blocks down center street here. this is obviously still very early in this investigation and we will have more for you
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throughout the morning. that is the late here in herndon. back to you. starting today, 47 million women nationwide will have new preventative health care benefits. under the affordable care act, women will receive services including breast exams, prenatal care, hpv testing, contraception and domestic violence counseling at no extra cost. up on capitol hill last night, a bill that would have banned late-term abortions after 20 week of pregnancy in the district has failed but only because it was voted on using special rules requiring a 2/3 majority vote to pass. seventeen democrats joined republicans but it was nottive to send it on to a senate. ate mass show of support in the form of chicken sandwiches. thousands are expected to head
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to chick-fil-a today as mike huckaby declared it chick-fil-a appreciation day. all it follows recent remarks by the company's ceo about his belief in the biblical definition of madalyn murray o'hair. on friday, gay rights activists are planning a kiss-in at chick- fil-as across the country. the fast-food restaurant has recently come under fire from the president of that company who said the company does not support gay marriage based on its religious principles. >> i love chicken. no. i think if we start having governments issue permits or issue zoning changes or withholding those because of someone's political or religious beliefs, we are going down a very, very bad road. so i have been disturbed and whether it is an issue on the right or left, i think people
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have an ability to start a business and grow a business regardless of their political beliefs. >> in new york, mayor michael bloomberg has said he would not support a ban against chick-fil- a. he says he believes in the cup's right to sell products regardless of its owner's bee leaves. coming up, fighting is escalating in syria and this could be a turning point. up next, the latest on the critical battle for aleppo as we check more headlines. >> first, a check of the markets. investors are a bit cautious waiting to see if the federal reserve takes any action today to rep boost the economy. today in asia, markets are mixed. japan's nikkei lost about 53 points. is now 5:37 and we are back in a moment. if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own.
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if you've got a business, you didn't build that. somebody else made that happen. my father's hands didn't build this company.
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my hands didn't build this company. through hard work and a little bit of luck, why are you demonizing us for it? it's time we had somebody who believes in us. someone who believes that achievement should be rewarded not punished. we need somebody who believes in america. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. in syria, fierce fighting continues this morning. rebels are still holding most parts of the biggest city of aleppo. the rebels attacked and took over a key police station but the situation is going from bad to worse and aleppo is cut off from food and fuel supplies. the pentagon chief just arrived in israel overnight and topping leon panetta's agenda
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is the situation in syria and iran. he is denying reports that he is briefing leaders. secretary. state hillary clinton has begun an 11-day, seven-nation trip through africa. ms.clinton is in senegal today. on the trip, secretary clinton will also visit the world's newest country, south sudan, as well as ghana to attend the state funeral of that country's president who died up expectedly last week. what will the feds do to revive this slow economy? later on today, the federal reserve wraps up its two day meeting and pressure is building on ben bernanke to announce some kind of stimulus. many exists say they do not expect any more stimulus until
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september. >> another reason to turn that frown upside down. up next, what researchers are now saying about the benefits of smiling. >> we can see that. plus, we are checking your forecast and your morning commute from two people would love to smile, tucker barnes and julie wright. they are coming up next. ing up homicide of young people in america has an i impact on all f us. ing up how can we save these young people's lives? as a police chief i have an opportunity to affect what happens in a major city. i learned early on if you want to make a difference you have to have the right education. university of phoenix opened the door. my name is james craig, i'm committed to making a difference and i am a phoenix.
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news. we'll talk about weather and traffic in just a moment. president obama has granted a request for federal assistance after last month's huge storm in the district. mayor vincent gray requested the aid to help pay for extra security and shelter measures after the june storm. hundreds of people in the district lost power and downed trees blocked roads. plus city shelters had to be opened because of the extreme heat. it was a rough time this summer as far as the weather is concerned. >> no extreme heat today though, right? >> no, upper 80s to about 90. kind of your typical summertime fare around here for the first day of august. it won't be be a terribly comfortable day with a lot of humidity. >> that is good. i got all my walking in yesterday. >> when you walk to the car.
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>> walk to the restaurant, walk back in the house. i'm good. i'm taking the day off. >> you went all out yesterday. >> you went to the gym. a whole back story there. >> let's get to the radar. some shower activity to the south and east this morning here. southern maryland pushing across the bay. this is becoming a lower eastern shore rain event here. and some thunderstorm activity down near chincoteague pushing up near ocean city here. you can see rain showers back towards oxford, salisbury, cambridge, getting some rain at this hour and maybe a few light sprinkles or showers as close as prince george's county and parts of southern anne arundel county, calvert county as well. i don't think much of that any longer touching the ground. let's get rid of this band of rain. we'll probably get a bit of a break but with the daytime heating, we'll watch the showers and thunderstorms
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reorganize themself later this afternoon. what is happening. warm and humid air mass in place. a cold front which really is not a strong one, cooler temperatures not behind it, but slightly drier air, trying to work in. that cold front will kind of squeeze out the atmosphere a little later today. a better chance today to see widespread so showers and thunderstorms than even yesterday when we did get pop- up activity late in the afternoon and during the evening. temperatures not bad. 73 in washington. 70 in leonardtown. we have some overnight rain showers. temperatures not bad. upper 80s to about 90 later today. there is the morning rain shower activity picking up on the activity pushing across the lower eastern shore. at about 9:00 a.m., we are looking mostly cloudy here. at 5:00, rain showers starting to redevelop out to the west. could be some thunderstorms too. that will move on through
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before we get clearing overnight. tomorrow looks great. lots of sunshine tomorrow. less humidity but temperatures will be in the low 90s tomorrow. it will be rather hot by tomorrow afternoon. partly sunny skies today. scattered showers and storms return. 89 your daytime high. partly cloudy overnight. 71 the overnight low. the five-day forecast, 92 tomorrow, less humidity t should maybe feel better tomorrow. friday, 94. friday looks hot. saturday and sunday, a few scattered showers. >> and julie wright is up next. >> accident activity i-95 as you work up towards 212. that accident has cleared so all lanes are open. traveling westbound 495 from new hampshire avenue headed into this long-term work zone set up here at just, that is where i have the accident
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activity. some traffic is able to squeeze by to the left and that far right lane getting by. delays on the outer loop are starting to slow as you make your way around from new hampshire avenue. the right side getting by. outer loop of the beltway leaving college park headed in towards silver spring. let me show you what is happening on the other side of town. eastbound along 66, no problems to report right now. volume increasing out of manassas as you work your way in towards centerville. no problems to report on 359 leaving the beltway continuing over towards your exit making your way up to the capital beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. well, the next time you are feeling stressed out, just smile. in a recent study, more than 100 just of kansas students performed anxiety inducing costs under three conditions, not smiling, being instructed
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to smile and being forced to smile by holding chop sticks in their mouth. researchers found those who smiled during the task had less stress. they say forcing a smile during an unpleasant task may make it a bit easier to take. now, i understand what my wife is doing when he get on her nerves and like -- >> if you are so mad and writing angry e-mail, that is not making it any better. >> it is supposed to. >> michael phelps makes history and he is getting some huge attention. up next, his twitter exchange with president obama. >> plus, the redskins drawing some big name fans. we'll hear from a singer, a rapper and a hip top star to hear what he thinks about the burgundy and gold. [ mom ] dear chex cereal,
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got an update from london. michael phelps now stands alone as the greatest olympian ever. the u.s. won gold in the 4x200- meter relay. he has 19 medals and he could win three more. the u.s. and china are currently tied for first place in the overall medal count with 23 each. phelps' historic medal haul
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is getting pretty big attention. president obama tweeted a few hours ago: hours ago: phelps tweeted back. back here at emhorry county the major league trade dead -- back here at home, the major league trade deadline has come and gone. the orioles in the bronx against the yankees. in the second inning while our producer calvin johnson fell asleep, and they were behind 5-
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0, they made a tremendous comeback. chris davis with a shot to deep left center field. that gave baltimore the lead for good and baltimore went on to score 11 unanswered runs and they dominated the yankees 11- 5. >> that is quite a comeback. the redskins have some of the nfl's best die-hard fans. with the addition of rg iii, those fans are full of optimism j that includes one celebrity fan who played a visit to redskins park. i sat down with our own lindsay murphy. murphy. -- he sat down with our own lindsay murphy. >> when i say rg iii, what comes to your mind. >> speed. >> if you are out there, what position would you play? >> running back j who is your favorite redskin in. >> it was portis.
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d.hall. >> what was your first job. >> hot dog shop or bagel shop. >> favorite artist to collaborate with. >> rick ross. rick ross. >> most proud moment so far if your career. >> b. c. award probably or having the number two album in the country when may last album debuted. >> your first car. >> the '89 camry. >> your favorite car. >> mr. snyder's maboc. >> how many games will the redskins win this year? >> a lot. >> how many will you go to. >> as many as i can. if i can could go to all of
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them, i would. >> that is my boy wale. boy wal all right. we've got plenty more ahead this morning. but first, we have our facebook fan of the day. today, we say hello to janet disavage. we'll just call her janet for right now. she says she earned the title of being our biggest fan for be two decades and she can't start her day without watching. >> thank you. we appreciate it. stay with us. we'll be right back. [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller.
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