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minutes and found the hardest desires to resist were going onto social media sites. they wanted that more than sick relates, alcohol and yes, even sex. but not everyone agrees. >> i think i would take sex over facebook. >> i really don't want to have to sit on a computer all day. >> reporter: people can become addicted to social media because it is free, readily accessible and harder to turn down. down. still out on that. we're still not sure. >> i don't know about that study. study. frdz. good morning. it is wednesday, october 10th, hump day. is it still kind of humid or something out there? i don't know. tucker, i'm looking for some help. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. we bobbi tucker barnes and he
has some answers for sure. >> i do. it is fog and mist and a little light drizzle in a few spots. just like yesterday, the low clouds still hanging tough. but we've got changes today. >> good changes. got the baseball game at 1:00. i think we'll be partly to mostly sunny by early afternoon. >> it will be wonderful. >> should be a nice day for it and warmer than yesterday too. we do have the low clouds and some fog across parts of the area but no measurable rain falling at the moment. i don't think we'll see much today. conditions should be nice and dry later as we trend towards more sunshine and finally get the clouds out of here after a couple of cool and cloudy days. temperature right now, reagan national, 58. it is cool out there. kids will want to bring a jacket to the bus stop this morning. bwi marshall is 56. your forecast highs for today, warmer than yesterday. our high yesterday was 646789 today will be about 70. you can see upper 60s to about 70. once again, with a lot of sunshine and not much cloud
cover by mid- to late afternoon, it should feel a lot better than the last couple of days. >> kind of like where you came from, what today will be like a little bit. >> he brought it with him. mr.sunshine. >> i know. >> mr. golden sun. >> you've got some competition for sunshine over here. >> i bring the sunshinwhen i walk in a room. he has to go 3,000 miles with a a pack it up, put it in the overhead bin, do the search and then he gets to come back in with it. >> no room in the overhead bin for anything, julie. not for $80. >> that's true. the most important thing tucker looks forward to is the search. you will fine the outer loop of the beltway in pretty good shape headed over towards 270. no problems to report on either side of the beltway. you will find other at speed leaving bowie headed in towards the capital beltway. northbound i-95 still an easy go continuing northbound from the prince william parkway
headed across the occoquan. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. our big story this morning, the first nats home playoff game since 1933 and it starts at 1:00 this afternoon and will likely let out at the height of the afternoon rush hour. so if you are riding the rails to and from the game, metro has some advice for you. >> you should try to avoid switching lines near round town so stay away from the metro center, l'enfant plaza and gallery place if you can. you might want to take the new jersey avenue entrance to the navy yard ballpark station because it gets less crowded and make sure you have your smart trip or fare card before you leave for the game to avoid long lines at the vending machines. >> today, game three of the series between the cardinals and nationals. the nats look to rebound from monday's loss way little home cooking here. >> the first post-season game in d.c. in 79 years is definitely a crucial one.
dave ross is live at the park with a preview. dave? >> reporter: for the first time in 79 years, we've got playoff baseball in d.c. we've got a 1:07 first pitch t will be edwin jackson against chris carpenter of the st. louis cardinals. this is a big one. it is the pivotal game three with this series tied up at one game apiece. how did we get there? the nats returned home yesterday and had a nice little light practice in preparation for today's game three. they did what they had to do getting that split in st. louis. those first two games of the series played there. what that means now, it is the best of three game scenario here at nats park with the first team winning three games advancing to the series. >> we've been a good home team. we know we've put ourselves in a good position to come home and just win a series. if we can do that like wave
done a lot of times this year, then we'll be sitting pretty. >> our fan base all year long that been outstanding. they've been into the games as good as any fans i've ever been around. we've got rid of fly fans and it started taking up more space ourselves. the guys really enjoyed playing here. we love the city. we love the ballpark. we love the fans. >> reporter: if the nats can advance to the national league championship series, can you start buying your tickets this morning at 9:00 a.m. two tickets max for each game at nats park can be purchased online. a limited number of standing room only tickets will be made available to buy on the day of each game day at the box office. but wisdom and sarah, this is uncharted territory for your nats. your first ever home game right here at nats park. for the first time in 79 years, we've got playoff baseball here in d.c. this place will be rocking. we'll be here all morning long.
let's get back to the studio for now. >> thank you. new this morning, a former campaign aide to mayor vincent gray who pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators back in may will be sentenced later on today. howard brooks admits he gave under the table payments using fraudulent money orders to then minor candidate in the 2010 mayor's race suleiman brown. brooks could face six months in jail but prosecutors said they are open to allowing probation. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown is now order by a judge to check in with the court in person and not over the phone. he was given an overnight curfew from 11:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. all of this comes after a federal judge lashed out at brown for missing three court- ordered check-ins. a maryland lawmaker will spend three years on probation after pleading guilty to misconduct in office.
delegate tiffany alston was accused of paying a law firm employee $800 in state money of she was also accused of theft and using state funds for her wedding. she will have to perform 300 hours of community service and pay pack the $#00 to the state. -- $800 to the state. lawyers for jerry sandusky say they plan to appeal his sentence. tuesday, a judge sentenced sandusky to a minimum of 30 years in prison. sandusky was convicted earlier this year of sexually abusing 10 children. during tuesday's hearing, some of sandusky's victims testified and described how sandusky's abuse changed their lives. sandusky also addressed the court and again denied any wrongdoing. some of sandusky's victims are suing penn state over how the university responded to the complaints about sandusky. when we come back, we'll talk about a heinous crime. a 14-year-old girl shot for expressing her demand for an
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a massive fire at a commercial building in california. about 150 firefighters responded to this fire. five were treated for minor injuries. the building is a total loss. no word on what time of busiding housed. the state department is expected to present its findings to congress in the investigation of last month's attacks on the u.s. consulate which kid u.s. ambassador chris steve an and three other americans. yesterday, department said it did not believe the attacks were linked to protests over an anti-is a is lambic film made in the u.s. new documents suggest there was an internal disagreement about the amount of security needed at the consulate. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the shooting of a 14-year-old girl in pakistan. the teen activist was shot twice while riding on a bus
that was taking children home from school. the unknown gunman asked for her by name and then shot her in the head and neck. she is still alive but doctors say the next few days are critical. she is known as an advocate for girls' education which the taliban opposes. the u.s. state department strongly condemns the tax calling it barbaric and cowardly. as if we don't already pay enough at the gas pump, how would you like to pay even more to fill up? >> not good news. straight ahead, why some people in our area might be slapped with a new gas tax. first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> all right. it is cool out there. we've got cloud cover and still a little leftover drizzle and fog. it is all on its way out of here. sunshine in the forecast. we'll have details on that and julie wright has a look at the traffic too right after the break. take a away his toys and he'll play with a stick.
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live look outside right now. we've got a big game today. cards and nats at 1:07 p.m. first game in d.c -- i mean the first post-season game in d.c. in decades. >> 79 years? >> yes. >> dave ross is down there this morning. we'll be checking in with him throughout the morning hours. >> and tucker, you flew back just in time for the
excitement. >> yeah, i watched the games. inwatched the nationals all weekend. i watched the orioles. exciting. it has been so long since any of my baseball teams have had even a sniff of post-season, i forgot what it was like to watch playoff baseball. >> this is a great time for you. >> oriole doing well. >> orioles hanging in there and the nationals. they both at least won one game so that is good. >> going to be good weather for it. >> we're starting with some clouds and fog out there but later this morning, we'll see the sun start to break out and eventually some sunshine with some warmer temperatures. yesterday, we were only in the 60s. i didn't realize we get music. >> the sound track of your weather forecast. >> here is your weather forecast. it should get better as the day goes on. it won't be perfectly sunny but upper 60s will become breezy here later this afternoon as we'll have a cold front that will be coming through. up head of it, the wind will be out of the south and shift out of the west a little later
today. not expecting rain for your wednesday so that is good news. should be nice and dry if you are headed out to the park. 57 in washington. it is cool in many spots. 55 in leonardtown. 40s, got a little bit of clearing off to the north and west. that is allowing temperatures to bottom out in places like winchester at 41. slightly warmer day and i promise a lot more sunshine along with dry conditions. we do have a the bit of drizzle in a few spots. most of the drizzle is up into northern new jersey and a little light rain up there towards new york state. here what is is happening. cold front, that will start to march toward our area later today. it should start to clear things out here cloud-wise over the morning hours. as that front moves through later this afternoon, some breezes but it should move through dry. it will just be cooler behind the front later tonight and during the day tomorrow. so about 07 today and then we'll fall back into high temperatures in the low 60s tomorrow. so jacket weather here to stay for the next couple of days. 07 today, early clouds. here comes the afternoon sun.
warmer conditions expected. winds out of west at about 10. a few clouds and cool overnight. notice the winds out of the north and west at 10 to 15. the cooler air will be moving in. friday, saturday, sunday, temperatures moderating. right now, the weekend looks great. look at saturday and sunday. early next week, temperatures may trend above normal. okay. that is a look at weather. let's he do some traffic and get the latest from julie. >> so far, so good out here on the roads. you will find that traffic volume is working in your favor traveling northbound along i-59 this morning. no trouble spots leave the prince william parkway. you will find coming inbound on the suit suitland parkway, it looks pretty good committing to south capital street and the douglass bridge. we do have an incident tying up the lane. the police are on the scene. no problems reported at the wilson bridge. traffic flowing freely between
oxon hill and alexandria. southbound 270 in good happen -- in good shape headed out towards the split. gas prices are already high and some local drivers may be asked to pay even more. take a look at the recent changes. the prices went up four cent a balance long in d.c. yesterday. they are more than -- a gallon in d.c. yesterday and they are more than 40 cents a gallon higher than last year. >> montgomery county is in dire need of transportation funding. the county council met with business leaders on tuesday and one of the hot topics, a possible county-wide gas tax. willmar -- lauren demarco has the story us for. >> reporter: gas prices on the move again steadily increasing for the last seven weeks. it is unlikely maryland legislators would agree to an increase on the state's gas tax society president of the montgomery county council wants to take the matter into his own hand.
>> if the state does not have the political will to do this, then i'm he saying local governments like montgomery county have to be able to move forward on their own. >> reporter: roger berliner wants the state to give county lawmaker the authority to raise das gas taxes. the county would retain 100% of the revenue with funding going toward road improvement projects and public transportation like the purple line and the corridor cities transit way arab proposed bus line between shade yes grove and clarksburg. >> many communities don't have the big transit needs we have. we have needs to major funding. >> reporter: joan fiddler says she is concerned we are hundreder's plan to set a dangerous precedent. >> don't we in montgomery county pay taxes that benefit the people in garrett county and allegheny county and prince george's county and so forth? for every dollar we send to annapolis, we get 18 cents back. are we now going to say in addition to that, we are going
to tax the citizens of montgomery county for transportation? no, i don't think so. >> reporter: the state already has a 23.5 cents per gallon gas tax included in the price we see at the pump. so how much of an increase would we be talking about? >> most people, when they were talking about a 747-8wide gas tax, we are talking about between five cents and 10 cents. >> reporter: a action among drivers we spoke with was mixed. >> i would certainly support it if it would help improve the transportation. >> i think to just keep raising rates right now when so many people are struggling to get by is not always the answer. we can't keep taxing people. >> reporter: in montgomery county, lauren demarco, fox 5 news. coming up a dip in the fool with some rather interesting company. -- a dip in the pool with some rather interesting company. kids and tigers in the same pool. >> we'll tell you where where
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private school in florida offering people chances to swim with tigers. >> critics say it can be dangerous but zoo officials say that people are protected. we have more in this report. >> reporter: toppity tiger cub is making quite a splash at dade city's wild things a private zoo, rescue and rehab center where lions room, you can interact with monkeys like backer here or swim with this six week old siberian cub. but critics wonder just like alligator attackss that came under fire for their kids' swim parties with gators last month, are big cats and kids in pool an appropriate pair something. >> with any animal, there is always a risk. it is not like we're going to throw you in the pool and say here is the tiger. you are in there with one of the trainers in the water with you. >> reporter: president and head train errandy stern says tigers are natural swimmers with webbing between their toes. there are no laws regulating
swimming with tigers. >> they are very strong but they are also very well trained. that is why a lot of other places don't let you interact because they don't have the staff and the knowledge to do t. >> reporter: to his knowledge, he has the only place in the u.s. you can do this. >> the tigers by state law like tony here can only be with the public until they are 40 ands. >> and that is with a leash. state law says it is okay for big cats 25-pound or less to be handled with only a trainer's restraint but a trainer must be present and all wildlife should be exhibited in a manner that is safe for the public. swimming with tony is not cheap. you sign a general release and for $200 you can frolic for 30 minutes in the water or on the lawn and help out with bottle feeding. >> he is only at eight pounds right now but in the end, he will wiped up just like his dad, well over 1 how pounds.
>> reporter: you can swim with a four-foot gator here too. man versus gator. it is just ally. her mouth is taped up and you can join her in the pool. >> we don't take her other places. we use our swimming asilt here. >> i don't know about the alligator, the cat perhaps. he is young still. >> i'm agoing own joy life without all extra challenges of jumping into the water with alligators and tigers. i'm going to avoid. >> it make things interesting. >> let's talk about baseball because we've still got plenty ahead. the nats are playing today. it is history in the making. >> dave ross is out at nat park for us this morning. >> good morning. yeah, it's big day today down here at the old ballpark. all is quiet right now at 5:30 in the morning but later on today, these base pads will be rocking and the fans will be here to see it. playoff history with the first
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few spots. a little fog as well. -- maybe just a little drizzle? >> just in time for baseball. have you seen in detroit like over the weekend? >> what was it? >> heavy coats on. >> they got not snow there? >> just very chilly up there. like in the low 40s during the game on saturday or sunday. let's get right to it and take a look at our is the light pick for you. here we go. this particular satellite- radar, not picking up the cloud cover across the region. very low clouds and some fog in a few spots. that will dissipate here during the morning hours. so once the sun gets up here and the cold front out to the west out in ohio is going to start to approach the area, our wind will pick up and you will see more and more sunshine during the course of the day. the cold front that comes through later this afternoon will pick up the winds and it will be a little breezy at times. then we've got cl are air that will sort of be reinforced
later tonight. a bit of a warm-up near 70 today and our highs will be back in the low 60s them. we should be dry both days. 57 right now in town. lots of 40s. check out pittsburgh, 46. 43 in beckly. 45 in columbus. cooler temperatures on the way later tonight. but for today, plenty of afternoon sunshine with high temperatures getting very close to 70. we'll go officially with nice. >> it is nice. although it will feel a little chilly for baseball. >> : certainly, you sit in the shade and you get a bit of a breeze, it will feel a little chilly out there. >> will it be too cold to take the kids outside and let them do their homework outsnide. >> no, i think you should go for it. >> we'll get it in today. >> we'll do the homework while we're jogging. >> there you are. >> aren't you a task master. listen to you. >> i'm glad i don't live at wisdom's house. >> every day, i'm starting to agree with you there. >> as a kid, i am not going
outside doing my homework. i'm going to ride my bike, throw my ball. >> then you got to take a break. when you get tired, you do your homework. >> julie didn't do a whole lot of homework. >> that is the career in broadcasting. obviously the only math i know begins with 270, 66, 95 or 395. here we are coming southbound. we are betting phone calls and streets about an accident northbound on 5. that is tying up your commute at gallant green. traveling northbound i-95, no trouble spots to report leaving the prince william parkway. volume heavy and slow across the occoquan but the lanes are
open. 95 starting to back up through the stafford interchanges. inbound suitland parkway after suit lapped road for the crash, move to the right to get by. he that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. new this morning, the state department is expected to present its findings to congress in the investigation into last month's attacks on the u.s. consulate which killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. yesterday, the department said it did not believe the attacks were linked to the protest over an anti-islamic film made in the u.s. new documents suggest there was an internal disagreement about the amount of security needed at the consulate. a former campaign aide to d.c. mayor vincent gray who needed guilty to lying to federal investigators is set to be sentenced today. howard brooks admits he gave under the table payments using fraudulent money orders to suleiman brown. brooks could face six months in jail but prosecutors said they are open to allowing probation.
prosecutors will not seek the death penalty in a montgomery county murder case. that decision was revealed during a pretrial hearing for curtis lopez. he is accused of killing his estranged wife last year and beating her 11-year-old son with a baseball bat. the boy's body was later found in the woods. during the hearing, lopez' lawyers tried to get evidence from a medical expert suppressed but the judge says he will allow the testimony. opponents of a controversial advertisement now up at several metro stations are asking for equal time. the ad says in any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. some people see the message as an attack on islam. the council on american islamic relates is considering a count are ad campaign. metro says the group can do it if space nearby becomes available and if they pay for
it. playoff baseball is finally back in the nation's capital. today is game three of the series between the cardinals and nationals. >> the first poet-season game d.c. in 7 # years. it is a crucial one. dave ross live at the park with the preview for us. >> good morning. >> reporter: this is as crucial as it gets. -- the first post-season game in d.c. in 79 years. >> reporter: if you are coming out here make sure your ticket says nlds home game one. yes, this is the third game of the series but it is the first home game. there are a limited number of standing room only tickets starting at the box office and that box office will open at 9:00 a.m. get on down here. stand in line. those tickets are only $30. yesterday, the nat return home from st. louis and had a nice light workout right here at nat
park. they did their job over in the lou winning one game. that means the last three games if necessary will be played here at nats park. they have to win two out of three to move onto the nlcs but first things first and that first game today is going to feature edwin jackson. yes, the right-hander getting the start today. it is his first start of the post-season. he hasn't pitched since the last game in the regular season when he picked up his 10th win. he knows st. louis well because he used to play for them. the last time he played them and pitched against them fox the nat, not so much. he knows his post-series experience will help him and his teammates have got his back and they are ready to fire back. >> he has pitched a ton in the post-season and i think throughout the whole regular season, our starting staff is relatively young still and for him to be able to kind of talk to them and give them advice day in and day out on how to be ready every fifth day has really helped them through route the regular season.
for him to have that experience and get out there and in a pivotal game in the series will be great for us. >> he has pitched some big games for us. he has pitched big games in the past for other teams and to have some post-season experience helps and he is not going to be in a of the situation. so we're expecting him to pitch well. we'll play well and hope any we move on. >> reporter: now, everybody getting in the nats sweepstakes and the spirit it was t this comes to us from georgetown cupcakes. go nats. these will be gone shortly. when you come down here later on today, don't expect to find any georgetown cupcakes remaining. you can get these online at georgetown cupcakes or go to one of their stores. they are available on game day only. we are pretty pump up that today is game day because we have nats cupcakes right here. >> wisdom already online trying to order some. >> i already knew dave ross
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a man arrested at l.a. international airport for bringing a stockpile of weapons will be in court for a detention hearing on friday. police say he had a smoke grenade, gas mask, leg iron and weapons in his luggage and he was dressed in a trench coat, bulletproof vest and fire resistant pants. he is a u.s. citizen from boston and it had just started living and working in japan so. the death of a virginia newspaper reporter has officially been ruled a murder actually medical examiner says sarah greenhalgh was shot in the neck back in july. so far, there have been no arrests in her death. greenhalgh worked for winchester star. a captser pay shouldn't taking what she calls an end of life vacation says she was
humiliated in an airport security line. she is terminally ill and she was on her way to hawaii with her family when she says she received a full patdown in the middle of the seattle airport. she was asked to lift her shirt so agents could see her feeting tubes. she ask fayed a private screening room but says she was turned down. the tsa is investigating this one. just a private room. >> seems simple enough. >> i know. grocery shopping is high tech. need to pick autopsy you few things on the way home from work? >> how about hitting the virtual grocery store aisle at a metro station. >> interesting. >> at a metro station? >> yeah. see what you could pick up there. some pointy, some charmin? >> i need some coca-cola maybe. -- some bounty, some charmin? >> i need some coca-cola maybe.
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priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. welcome back. >> good morning, tucker. >> having a little fun here. >> we have low clouds and fog across the area. we have sunshine back in the forecast. and warmer temperatures too. >> excellent. >> some good information you brought back. >> wait until you see the seven- day. this is a nice time of year typically.
i know the last couple of days haven't been great. >> no, they haven't but we got through them. >> the trend will be better and better although a little on the cool side. reagan national at 57. temperatures will rebound to the upper 60s to about 07 today with more sunshine so it will feel noticeably warmer. -- to about 70 today with more sunshine so it will feel noticeably warmer. they had some snow out to the west in portions of west virginia on sunday and monday. hard to believe. satellite-radar, here we go. cloud cover and you see the right white there. that is the low cloud cover. what is going to this frontal system will approach later today and as it does so, it won't bring us any rain showers but our winds are going to pick up out of the south up ahead of the front. that will allow the cloud cover to finally start to break up.
we will wake up with some cloud cover but i think by midday, kind of partly sunny and then mostly sunny afternoon. this front will kind of reinforce the cooler air later tonight. our temperatures will fall back. but up ahead of it, highs should be about 70 degrees. that front approaching later today. we do stay dry. breezes will be with us. if you're going out to the game later, you might want a jacket. it will feel a little cooler with the breezes. our next day of high pressure moves in tomorrow and cools us down with highs expected to be back in the low 60s. winds out of west here at about 10. a bit breezy out there later today. breezy tonight as the cool air starts to move back in. let me mention some 30s off to the north and west later tonight and early tomorrow. so it will be another very cool overnight. there is your accu-weather seven-day forecast and there is a nice trend. we have possible baseball today, tomorrow, friday and weather couldn't be better for it with a nice warming trend as
we get into friday. highs near 307 again friday and right now the weekend looks good too. that is a look at weather. let's do some traffic. get the latest from julie. see if people are headed out to the park. >> i have aseep pictures on twitter of people already getting in line to buy the standing room only tickets that go on sale at 9:00 this morning. >> wow! >> i know, this is serious, folks. good luck to the nats today. for those traveling around town, you want to take metro. you really don't want to commit to the drive downtown. not so much headed to the game but getting home. game expected to end during our rush hour commute. you don't want to be stuck out there on the beltway. if you do drive, plan on having dinner downtown and enjoy hopefully what will be a nat win. lanes are open around the top stretch of the beltway. we do have a tree down tying i'm portion of military road at beach drive in northwest. now, authorities tell me they are check for the crash northbound i-95 approaching 32. we do have an update coming inbound suitland parkway after suitland road. crash here is tying up the left
side of the road. northbound 5 at gallant green, i have a crash this. already dedays starting to stack up there. lands are open, no problems reported out of germantown headed out to the lane divide. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. in the race for the white house, president obama is taking a break from the campaign trail today from meetings in washington. meantime, republican nominee mitt romney will continue a push in the battleground state of ohio. romney was there yesterday as was president obama. no candidate in the past 11 elections has won the presidency without winning ohio. now, new polls show the race is tightening there. a cnn survey shows the president ahead of romney by four points. another poll has romney up by one. first lady michelle obama gave her husband a helping hand yesterday by rallying supporters in the battleground state of virginia speaking at the loudoun county fairgrounds. the first lady spoke of her husband's accomplishments while in office including his push for women's equality and
improving the economy. also urging people to register to vote. the deadline for that is monday. grocery shopping high tech. coming up next being need to pick autopsy i few things on the way home from work? how about hitting the virtual grocery store aisle at a metro station. we'll have details coming up next. i wonder what all you can buy. >> i don't know. i'll reserve my thoughts until after j some essentials. look at that. >> i guess so, toilet paper, huggies. when i was younger and... financially stable. we were poor. the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. clerk. way up. insurance... and i make great money. seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. to accountants... and construction workers. place to work with good pay... question seven.
welcome back to fox 5 morning news. take me you out to the to the ball game today. cards and nats, history in the making. the post high pressure season is back in the nation's capital. we've got dave ross down there doing live reports all morning long. exciting time here in washington, d.c. for baseball fans and sports fans alike. the nats success means a new clothing line for one of their players. gio gonzalez has a new line of shirts. >> now that we are in the post- season, i think this is a great time to bring them out especially for the fans that are huge fans of not only the washington nationals but a fan of mine. >> one drr from every t-shirt will go to the gio gonzalez foundation to support children and families who need medical care. hitting the grossery store on the way home from work just took on a whole new meaning. d.c. is the latest city to get
billboards that allow to you start shopping on the spot. >> laura evans shows us where you will find them and how it all works. >> reporter: walk through metro on the way to work and you realize you're low on milk. need to do laundry but you don't have the soap. you could be passing a virtual grocery island that milk or soap could be at your doorstep by the time you get home. >> thanksgiving that will make my life easier, it is something i would try general -- anything that will make my hive easier, it is -- my life easier, it is something i would try. >> reporter: a new twist on shopping ads pea pod tries to target the super busy commuter who spends about an hour in transit or waiting for transportation. >> we thought it would at least get people thinking about it
and they would download the app and realize they can shop anywhere, not just in the train station. they could shop on the soccer field wherever they are. >> reporter: once you download the pea pod mobile ad, you scan the bar code on the adened it adds the prod uct to the cart. the items are staples in many household, cereal and milk, pasta and cleaning supplies. once you are on the app you can choose from 11,000 national products. all of the nutritional information right at your funger tips. >> you see you are your running total all the time so from a budget perspective you know how much you want to spend. you get over that amount, you just start taking stuff out of your cart. >> i had a smart phone, i would do that. >> if the food came out of my phone, i would do it. >> reporter: the billboards are up in several metro stayings but pea pod says they will soon be up the at every major transportation railway in the d.c. area. in the newsroom, laura evans, fox 5 news. >> get your soda before you
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