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right now. this is fox 5 morning news. >> there's a live shot this morning, a beautiful start to the day, chilly, but it's going to be a good one. this is monday, october 22nd. good morning, i'm tony perk conditions. >> and i'm allison seymour. >> a fine week it is going to be as far as our weather goes. we have the latest on that and more. >> good morning, nice start to the day, very cool temperatures throughout, much of the area in the 30s and 40s. we're going to top out near 70 later today. maybe low 70s for afternoon highs. so manager to look forward to. all right here we go, temperatures now, 49 degrees. lots of clear skies overnight, of course a very cool plume of air across the region. cool temperatures. again we'll be slow to rebound, but we're expecting lots of
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sunshine, in fact lots of sunshine for the next several days. quiet weather pattern for the week. satellite radar, nice and quiet, not much to show you, no rain or cloud cover. high pressure we'll keep things nice and still around here for the foreseeable future. we should see a warm-up. today, high temperature about 70 degrees at 5:00 p.m. with very pleasant conditions, cool again tonight and good temperature wise, high near 80 by the middle of the week. all right let's get traffic and the late west julie and find out what's going on. happy monday. very busy monday here on the roads. sky fox schooling in, right now the pace not so bad, all of the lanes are open. that's the left side of your screen. headlights from 210 headed across the bridge leaving 295 back towards route one. this is where we have tie-ups
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to report. the crush involving the overturned vehicle before you commit to richie road, again you'll want to move to the left in order to squeeze by. lanes are building south. traveling inbound down to about 16 miles per hour headed over towards new york avenue. eastbound 66, crash we had had been moved over to the shoulder. i've also got the delays again, live pictures coming inbound, no problems to report. finally wrapping it up, southbound along i-270, south of 109 close again in german town. that's a check on time traffic. stage is set in the sunshine state as president barack obama and governor mitt
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romney prepare for the last presidential debate. with the race tightening, we have a look at what we can expect. >> reporter: this time around, they won't be standing at podiums, they won't be stocks one another on stage, tonight they'll be sitting at the same table, the debate is supposed to be about foreign policy, just about anything could come up. >> without further adieu, welcome president obama and governor romney. >> reporter: it's just a hearsal and these are just stand-ins, the final debate has it all on the line. president obama has been out of sight preparing for -- at camp david. >> figure out which he players are best. >> reporter: the tone could be subdued than that, especially compared to last week's debate, although the president may try to question romney's readiness on the world stage. >> people to want know they
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have a strong, steady hand in the oval office and they don't someone who's reckless. >> reporter: romney may try again to hit the president on the u.s. consulate attack in libya. and with the new report over the weekend about possible talks between the u.s. and iran over its nuclear program, he will likely question the president's support of israel. part of the failure -- >> this president has had is to outline real goals. real view of what the view should be. >> reporter: the race is tightening. >> we've seen romney move tout to the 5 is is-45 average that we're talking about. it's closer to being even. >> reporter: here is the national picture. this is the real clear policies, average of polls in the each of the state. reddish states are romney states. grays are toss-ups.
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now for the first time perhaps, we're seeing mitt romney move ahead in the electoral college count, but still, 131 is toss- ups. in washington, fox news. >> we want to know what you think about the race for the white house. use the hash tag youdecide to tweet your thoughts. we'll be using yoo your tweets for a new show as election day comes closer. we'll focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. starts tonight at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5, tony. allison this morning early voting kicks off in the district of columbia p seven other states are also beginning early voting today. d.c. voters got to meet a dozen candidates last night. there's one early voting center located in each ward. you can vote at any one of them regardless of where in dc you live. measures are in place to make
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sure everyone only votes once. the early voting locations will be open from 8:30 until 7:00 p.m. now through november 3 november 3rd, but they will be closed on sundays. there's a full list of locations on a photograph casting a ballot in hawaii is capturing the hearts of thousands of internet users. >> the photo shows 93-year-old frank teknob lying at in his hospital bed. his daughter is next to him helping fill out his ballot. half a million people saw it with the top rated comment reading true patriotism. funeral services for george mcgovern are now set. the former senator and 1972 presidential nomination passed away saturday morning. he'll be remembered at a funeral on friday in sioux falls, south dakota. private burial will take place
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as a later date here in washington at rock creek cemetery. he was 90 years old. other top stories now, prince george county police hope a new lead will help crack the ross murder case. he was shot and killed in capitol heights back on september 11th. police hit the streets at 6:00 this morning to talk with commuters and pedestrians in the area. officers to want speak to a person that may have been robbed the same day, but didn't report it. police in montgomery county continue to investigate a sexual assault. >> the attack happened on the capitol trail around 7:00 last night. we have live at police heards with the latest, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, certainly disturbing news. the early information from montgomery county police is that this appears to be an attempted sexual assault.
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there's still a lot of details that need to be filled in. the 11-mile capitol yes isn't trail runs from georgetown to silver springs. within the bethesda area, the police say the attack happened. a 21-year-old woman was jogging on the trail around 7:00 in the evening. and stopped for a group of deer to pass, that's when she was struck on the head from behind and blacked out. police captain paul stark tells us what happened next. >> she awoke some time later off the trail. was able to get back on the trail and thankfully, a 40-year- old male jogger was passing by, assisted her to this address where 911 was called and police arrived. >> reporter: again we have no details that the point as to the extent of her injuries or perhaps what she may have been struck with. detectives did interview the young woman yesterday while she
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was at the hospital. they're hoping to get a little bit more information as to exactly what happened to her and perhaps even a suspect description. again that the point we're still waiting for detectives to finish their final report and hopefully get some information out there to the public. tony and allison. >> melanie, thank you. and there is another news alert, this one out of the prince george's county. police are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run that left a 21-year-old man in critical condition. it happened saturday afternoon around 3:15, police say two cars were syneresessing near university boulevard and rigs road. a pedestrian was hit at as he stepped into the road. the first vehicle left the scene, the second crashed, that drivers arrested. 7:09 now on this monday morning, still ahead, judgment day for lance armstrong. will he be scrubbed from the record books. new details on the gunman
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who went on a shooting rampage. he had a history of abuse. plus rg. once again making big plays, yes, look at this, and santana moss, he is sending a message he's not done. however it was not enough to get the win. we have the thoughts on many morning's sports breakfast. that's coming up after the break. and as we take you to the break, live look outside, we don't have a song. >> we don't need new york new york. >> anyway, we're -- >> especially after this weekend. take this off, latest traffic and weather in redskins nation. [ minto ] you know,w, those ads saying mitt romney
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would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it.
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turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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marywe invest in them.umber one in america because [ romney ] i'm mitt romney but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. 7:13 making headlines this monday morning, president obama has reached out toe officials in wisconsin to express
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condolences for the victims of yesterday's shooting in milwaukee. police say radcliff hoped fire killing three women and injuries four others before turning the gun on himself. his wife was an employee but it was not clear if she was among the victims. two weeks ago police say he slashed his wifes tires. she filed for a protection order and a judge granted a four ye restraining order. war in syria continues to spill into neighbors nations. two people died. early this morning, the violence saturday was sparked by a massive car bombing. a jury room was killed on friday in an attack that many blame on syria. and breaking news that has just been announced this morning, cycling govern's body says it will strip lance armstrong of his seven tour de
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france titles. armstrong used performance- enhancing drugs throughout his career. the international cycling union affirms armstrong's lifetime ban from competition. >> wow. >> that is astonishing. >> that's huge. >> really is. >> unfortunate. >> what i don't know is whoever came in second or whatever team came in second, are they elevated to the winners? i don't know what happens there. speaking of ugly, i want to apologize to a few viewers for the friday's forecast which i managed to, if i play golf -- >> but you were not alone. >> no, here's the deal, we had this little thunderstorm complex going. more sunshine than we thought. it rained hard for about 20 minutes. some viewers got wet. >> i'm sure they did let you know. >> i promise i'll get it right there week. >> starting with today. >> make no promises. >> i promisely get this one
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right today. if not, i don't be here tomorrow. 49, cool, temperatures in the 30s for much of the areas. 53 in boston. let's open it up a little bit and the coldest air today, pacific northwest, have to get up into montana, seattle, 40 degrees, great falls 26 at this hour. temperatures, typical for this time of year. i want to mention st. louis 68, wichita, 71. some of the warmer air will move in. we'll be in for a couple beautiful days. fairly quiet, thunderstorms in iowa and missouri. let me mention, strong storm system moving into san francisco, northern california overnight, heavy rain, why do we care about that? there should be a game seven there tonight. there's some possibility that could be relaid if the rain continues. it's supposed to taper off later this afternoon, they're going to get heavy rain out there during the course of the day. 72 today, 78 tomorrow, 80 on
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wednesday, that's an easy forecast to make the accuweather seven day, chance of rain on sunday. >> nice looking though. >> perfect. >> thanks. you know who likes that? joulely wright. >> i told tucker he can stay as long as he keeps giving me temperatures in the 80s, i love. on the roads right now, we're checking out the ride on the inner loop of the roadways. this is where we find the sky fox hovering across the accident. again on the inner loft bellway. we had this blocked, now it apierce most of the activity is con full-timed to the shoulder. the inner loop of the beltway, making your way past the accident scene and continue towards the wilson bridge. again, we have the delays approaching this incident. state troop is on the scene as well. now it looks like all lanes are now open. or do they have the flares? pull that out. flare on the right shoulder, but i got all four maintains here. heading in the direction of
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oxen hill coming south. outer loop, better shape, no problems to report. thank you very much, back inside, let's update the ride elsewhere. expect it to be the slow ride headed south. other side of town, problems along best belt four. now in virginia, eastbound on the georgetown pike for the crash, police, fire, rescue all ant scene. eastbound 66, 17 miles an hour, i've got delays down to about 44 miles an hour headed in towards the capitol beltway. that's a trek of your traffic. time for this morning's sports breakfast, the redskins had the lead with under two minutes to go, but eli manning and the giants were just too much for the skins defense when it counted the most. david ross was at the game and he joins us live from west
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hampton, new jersey, good morning, dave. >> good morning, tony, yeah, it's lovely this time of year here in jersey. what exit? exit five, had some car trouble last night. had to stay in beautiful burlington or west hampton. we have not found jimmy this morning. we also need to look for a better effort from the redskins second dare. it was just a great throw by eli, somebody followed up and said so you meant that you had two guys on victor cruz, yeah, that's what double coverage means. we had two guys on him, and yet eli still made a great throw. these terps on that answer, that final two minutes tony was as exciting a two minutes i've seen being on the sidelines for
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that one. you just knew when rg3 many h the ball, he was going to get it done, and he did, the 30- yarder to santana moss was incredible. and they were shocked in jersey and new york city for that matter. when that happened, and yet eli is one of, and we always joke about it, it is the lead. it's the reason why he's got two super bowl rings to have him come back, was unbelievable. he went into a frenzy, but you've still had the feeling that rg3 was going to get it done. there was still a minute 15 to go until the fourth turnover. santa ma moss fumbling, but tony, the amazing thing about being in that locker room yesterday was some choice words by the redskins. and it was more of not hang your head and oh my goodness, you know, we're not good enough to get it this done, it was frustration like we should have gotten this done. we're as good not better than the defending super bowl champion giants. and i really believe they
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believe in that locker room that these are the type of games they should start winning. so yes, the three and four today, tony, but it's a different three and four than it was a year ago. this is a much better team clearly and the giants for one know that. >> absolutely agree. and, you know, we had some of the turnovers, those things happen in these games. they do happen from time to time, i thought it was a great effort that they had yesterday. couple of problems here and there, they'll get that ship righted and i had red -- read a lot of comments from the giants this morning in their, you know, somewhat in awe of rg3. that's good no know as well. >> yeah, tony, absolutely. there is some respect, rg. was walking off the field, he was the last off the field yesterday and the giants fans that stayed, some of them cheered rg3 when he walked into the tunnel. it was very, very, they didn't know what to do. they're like wow, this guy's really good.
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we appreciate what he did. redskins fans, it is one that got away, but still even with four turnovers and seven penalties, you still had a chance to beat the defending champs in their house. you have to look as glass half full. much more to come from jersey this morning. we'll talk in the 9:00 hour. i'm going to try to get some breakfast. >> thank you very much, good see you this morning, appreciate it. all right the last thing effect -- lasting effects of the struggling economy starting to trickle down to local students. coming up, what's changing in fair kansas fax county at a record setting pace? game changer in forecasting, holly is getting a tour of the new climate and weather prediction center. it's 7:22, it's a monday morning, 48 degrees. anncr: seven-hundred-thousand jobs.
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welcome back, prince george's county agreed to pay
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more than three and a half million dollars to ten people caught up in a wild postgame celebration at the university of maryland in 2010. they were either falsely arrested or injured by police. $2 million will go to john mcken in a, he's the student who was badly beaten by police. one of the officers was acquitted of the assault on friday. another officer wasconvicted of second degree assault. surprising satisfaction coming from fairfax county where the number of homeless students may break a record by the end of the cool year, washington post reporting the number could surpass it soon. at least 400 live without parents or guardians. it's one of the wealthiest counties rather in the united states. arlington national cemetery is set to announce to help people find grave sites. it assists visitors around the historic cemetery.
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several military members will demonstrate the application at a news conference starting just after 3:00 this afternoon. and it is 7:26 now on this monday morning. coming up, round three of the presidential debates here. to be the's topics will center around foreign policy. some of the issues expected to deliver the most heated exchanges. and as we take you to the break, a live look outside, there you go. we're going to get the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie. first i thought it was stop, but it's just our traffic around here. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] if barack obama is re-elected,
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well we're only midway through the redskins season, but we're already looking ahead to next summer's training camp. the city of richmond will today announce that the redskins camp will be held on vacant land between the science museum or behind the science museum of virginia. that's according to the richmond times dispatch. team signed an agreement to hold training camp in richmond for eight years beginning in 2013. the new site will reportedly have two full sized fields, spectator area. better get to it. this is next summer. just vacant land right now? >> yeah. >> okay.
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>> not going to worry about that at the moment. >> half a season to worry about. >> maybe they'll stay closer to home. it's a win-win. >> all right. >> yeah. >> you've got to be able to go to it. >> right. >> yeah. all right let's do weather forecasting and it's going to be not only a nice day today, but a gorgeous week. this entire week, sunny with mild conditions expected and eventually high temperatures by wednesday will top around near 80 degrees. >> unbelievable. >> it's not indian summer yet because we haven't had a frost. >> not here in washington, we've had frost off to the north and west, not here in washington yet. i'll have to look up technically if it's indian summer. it's far enough. temperatures in the 30s off to the north and west. and it's chilly, 37 degrees, 39 this morning in frederick, 37 in coalpepper. chilly start to the day walk see the cool temperatures. yesterday the highs, today, low
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few degrees warmer than yesterday. again a lot of sunshine expected with lighter winds than yesterday, yesterday beautiful day, today should be nice as well. satellite radar, not much in the way of rain showers to show you. it is really just straddled across the mid-atlantic here. that's going to push across today and bright sunshine. it will anchor itself east later this evening and during date tomorrow, winds will shift out of the south and west later tonight. that's going to allow unseasonably low air tomorrow. tomorrow, upper 70s and eventually near 80 around here for the day on wednesday with lots of sunshine each day. something to look forward to. 72 today, sunshine, beautiful afternoon, winds north and west at about 5:00 and cool tonight, not too cool, winds will shifting out of the south and west. here we go tomorrow, 78 degrees, that's about ten degrees above normal near 80 on
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wednesday. thursday, friday, saturday, sunshine going with pleasant temperatures. we will cool it down by the end of next weekend. really, next rain is about seven days away. let's get the latest traffic from julie. >> i think with temperatures in the 80s, its been about four weeks on vacation, maybe it's time for know go back. >> you're overdo, julie. >> i know, my refrigerator's empty, mom. we're going to find the inner loop of the beltway is wide open. as you continue to pass this accident, the crash involving the overturned vehicle on the shoulder. traffic slows south of 214 headed out towards that scene. we have delays now westbound four, cleanup activity here. now coming eastbound from the west, that's where we have the crash, georgetown pike, eastbound 66, tied, 17 miles an hour. traffic still about 44 miles an hour heading inbound.
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traveling northbound on 395, open, traffic slows again approaching the inbound 14th 14th street bridge. delays leaving boulevard out of german town. that's a check of the fox 5 on time traffic. foreign policy will be in the spotlight at tonight's final presidential debate. governor mitt romney is expected to hit hard on the obama administration's response to the attack last month in libya pa that left four americans dead. president obama's giving a few hints about how he'll address that topic. joining us now to discuss why foreign policy is such a hot button issue this election year is clifford may, he is the president of the nonpartisan foundation which focuses on national security and foreign policy issues. thanks for being with us on the show today. this is something you know a lot about, did can you just tell us about your work and
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reporting to then secretary rice as far as -- >> oh sure. foundation of defense of democracy set up just after the 9/11 attacks focusing on national security. my background, most is in journalism. i was a foreign correspondent, i did report to secretary rice on a committee she had on democracy, i was part of the baker-hamilton commission on iraq if you may recall. those are not full-time jobs, my full-time job is running a think tank. >> why do you think it's so important for these two men to discuss foreign policy tonight and for all of us to watch? >> there are two things that really should concern voters, i think one is the state of the economy, what's happened during the past four years, what's going to happen over the next four years, consequential what's going on in terms of foreign policy and national security. united states was attacked on 9/11, i would argue that there is a global conflict underway by al qaeda, but not just by al
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qaeda, iran has considered itself to be at war with us for more than 30 years. as you may have seen last week here in washington, d.c., the iran-born american pled guilty. he was part of a bomb plot that was going to blow up a restaurant in georgetown, killing the ambassador and whoever was dining that night. admitting his guilt on that, said he was working with the most elite division of the iranian military. this is, probably didn't get a lot of coverage, but i think it should. we have real threats in the world and we need to have a concept and a strategy to deal with them. i think that's going to be the most important thing we hear tonight is how both candidates are going to deal with the threats over the next four years. >> with the libya situation, what should the response be from the president, we of courssece saw tary clinton come out and say i take the blaming, but, you know, where does the book stop and how important is this going to be?
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>> the book always stops where the president, i think that's just a rule we should all follow and i hope president obama thinks differently on that. was this a bun bow, it was, obviously, you had requests for more security and a reason to bieve you would need additional security on the anniversary of 9/11 in a country where you had al qaeda affiliates active and there was no secret. here's a larger issue here that i think governor romney did not manage to get out at the last event, that is what didn't we know? what doesn't this administration understand about what's going on in the world. i would argue that the president has bee too adamant say that al qaeda is defeated or at least bravely diminished -- >> what does tell us about al qaeda? >> it tells us that al qaeda has changed, morphed, but it's not dead, it's not over. al qaeda is alive and doing at love damage. al qaeda is up to 140 attacks a week in iraq right now. al qaeda has boots in the ground on syria right now. al qaeda was able to not only kill an ambassador in libya,
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but also affiliates, someone in yemen, and the al qaeda flag was raised over our embassy in kiro and we had attacks in dozens -- kiro row, and we had attacks in dozens of other places last week. treasury department designated an al qaeda optive working freely inside iran channeling money and channeling terrorist fighters around the world. so you have this odd rivalry and collaboration. this is a bigger picture, i don't think most people really understand it, and i think it is a place where romney can make some points if he can express this clearly. i don't know how clearly he understands it. >> what is your analysis of each candidate's stance on foreign policy. is this realistic? something that's achievable because it seems to me that the president will be on the defensive with the things that we've talk abouted. how can, how or does he need to be on the offensive? where are we now as far as
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these two candidates? >> romney doesn't have record in foreign policy. he was a govern he has to show he knows enough about foreign policy. so far we had a pretty good speech by him, again, he has no record to defend, that's our weakness and that's a strength. as for president obama, he's had four years, i think there's a lot he needs to try to defend in his record. i would also argue that he needs to show that going forward he has a better understanding. again the narrative he has attempted to establish, i've killed osama bin laden, there are al qaeda is dead and the tide of war is receding. i don't think that's a truthful narrative. wars are not tied, it doesn't come in and out, your enemy can have a say. if the taliban reestablishing its dominance in afghanistan, if al qaeda continues in iran as well to exert influence and kill people in iraq, if we see what's happening in syria get worse and it's bad now, you're seeing people saying it's
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spilling over into lebanon. it's not spilling over, assad is exploiting the violence. we need to hear what strategy they have for dealing with it over the next four years. >> it will be must-see television when these two men talk about it. clifford may is the president for a foundation of defense of democracy. thanks for spending time with us this morning. tony over to you. >> thank you both. it's 7:40s now. still to come, dc is rolling out the red carpet. why some of the funniest people in show biz will be in town tonight. and coming up in the 9:00 hour, hot topic on maryland's november ballot. question seven, voters appear to be split on whether or not to spread it. we're going to hear arguments from two delegates who are on opposite sides of this issue. that's coming up at 9:15. [ obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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♪ well adel gave birth to her first child over the weekend. the 24-year-old british singing sensation welcomed a baby boy
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with boyfriend simon. still no word on a name. adel cleaned up of course this year at grammy awards taking home six trophies. >> 24 years old. >> i know. >> goodness, that's an old soul right there. >> it is. >> okay. big night for ellen degeneres, the talk show host will receive the kennedy center's mark twain prize for american humor tonight. it is used to honor those who bring positive change. because he makes us laugh so much, will peril. >> very good. >> tony, questions whether he should been to. >> will farrell, i wasn't sure. making people laugh, i wasn't sure right there. >> he's got that curly head of air. >> all right. good. i'm happy about it. >> i'm happy, i'm fine with all of of it.
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>> it's going to be cool for the next hour too. now the sun's out, we're in for a nice warm-up. highs in the low 70s, few degrees warmer than yesterday. >> i like it it. >> you're going to love the next couple of days, 49 in washington, 37 gathersburg. it's a little bit milder out to the west, chicago 51, that's indicating camps in the 50s with the green there. those will slip in later tonight. the trend will be to warm up the atmosphere in he next couple days. eventually topping out with temperatures near 80 by wednesday. so something to look forward to. quiet weather pattern, high pressure's going to keep things on the sunny side here for the next several days, and in fact, i don't think our next chance arrives until next weekend. we have several quiet days on top here as we're going to be featuring some, you know, great october weather here. there's your accuweather seven
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day, you can say sunshine for the better part of the next seven days, there you go, high temperatures near 80 degrees. >> all right. >> thanks tucker. >> thank you much. let's go to julie wright now and find out what's happening with the traffic, hey. >> hey you guys, been very bussedly morning, accident activity as you approach ricky road. that activity out of the roadway, but unfortunately leaving you had a back-up. 295 northbound, separate stretches of back hups leaving and continuing up to the research lab. inbound on route four, you're slowing from branch avenue. crash on the inner loop of the belly approaching richie road, still there with a big back-up. coming inbound from the west side of town, crashes on the georgetown road, 66 still on the brakes use go towards fair oaks, only 22. not much better, about 26 miles an hour headed in towards the
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capitol. northbound on 395, continuing out towards the 14th street bridge. southbound 270, still a slow go all the way out to the split. that's a check of the fox 5 on- time traffic. >> all right, thank you. it's something a whole lot of us don't want to think about, especially miss julie wright, we're talking about snow. but it is almost that time of the year. >> don't say it. how much can we expect this winter? well, holly, do you know? >> well, if anybody would know, these people would know. let me tell you because we are life this morning at noah's new weather and climate prediction facility at the university of maryland. it is one impressive place. we're talking about 76 and a half million dollars facility, 268,000 square feet, over 800 employees, but i know, you want to know when it's going to snow and how much. we're going to go tour the facility and see if we can get an answer next. fox 5 morning news, stay with us. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going.
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time for our facebook fan of the day, we say -- >> hello. >> to randy rhinehart. that's what we really think everybody should do. >> absolutely. >> change it a couple hours before you go to bed anyway. >> for your chance to be tomorrow's fan of the day, log on to the facebook page, leave a comment under randy's really pretty picture. >> beautiful. >> yes, she is. they are the experts responsible for giving our nation the forecast from hurricanes to blizzards to severe storms, and now, 800 members of the national oceanic anded a most fearic administration have a new base of weather. >> holly, good morning. >> reporter: i think it's fair to say to say for the first time, i'm coming to you live from the center of the universe.
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these are the people that are doing the forecast for the entire nation. and let's face, weather is one story that affects everybody, so everybody wants to know what they have to say here, and the person partly responsible were or in big part responsible for this facility being here is dr. lewis, he's the director of noah's weather center and climate prediction. this has been a long time coming. >> yeah, we've been working on this for over 13 years. we started 1999, and the whole idea behind this was to get us relocated, it's a research institute which we have now with the university of maryland, and we're very close to the flight center. so we work with those folks on a satellite simulation and other activities -- >> reporter: i wasn't far off when i said we're at the center of the universe. >> yes, we produce the nation's forecast and weather and climate. short-term climate predictions, and we also have, you know, an ocean prediction center here.
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so we deal with the open ocean, both the pacific and the atlantic. so this is really why where we provide all the guidance for all the forecasters around the country, both within the weather service, media, private sector, and then we use it to tell their products and move forward. >> so we're on the fourth floor of this facility. people at home are looking and going okay, this looks like a big floor of computers, but everything means something and doing its own tucks. >> yes, so what we have in this area is where we do our 0 to seven day where's forecast, we also have a winter weather desk. we support those activities in alaska as well. >> reporter: how often do they have to work together? is it important for them to be together? >> yes. what they do here is collaborate it with local forecast offices around the country. we work with the senior duty meteorologists on this floor.
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we work with the ocean prediction center in providing analysis and forecast in those areas between the continental u.s. and also the ocean areas that surrod the u.s. >> reporter: now i know you're the director of this wonderful facility, but i understand that you are also the guy to talk to when it comes to snow. >> okay. >> reporter: is that true? >> well, i have coauthored a book with paul koets in northeast snowstorms and spent a fair amount of time doing research. >> reporter: just in case people forgot, we have video to remind them. not sure we want to be reminded of that. let's talk about okay, that storm, how far in advance did you know that was coming? >> that was well predicted seven days in advance. it was a very consistent forecast so people took action, states took action, the retail industry took action, the airline industry took action because we had a very consistent forecast from from day-to-day leading up to that
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storm. not all storms that are easy to predict -- >> reporter: you said that was well predicted. what's like the average a. time -- >> we took events out to the three to five day range fairly routinely. but there are storms that take you up to the last minute. the blaze in regard new york city in the same year, december, 2010 was a much tougher storm to predict. it wasn't until about 36 hours in advance that we really nailed. >> reporter: enough about the past, let's talk about the future. we have this wave ring that's causing problems. so what's it mean for this year? >> well, el nino, if it does develop will have a strong influence on the south and eastern parts of the country. we're really waiting to see what happens with that. another -- >> reporter: when we will we know that? >> within the next four or five weeks. we have to pay attention to that. the other aspect is the north atlantic on revelation which
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doesn't get as much press, it develops in southeast canada. we only have predictability for about two to three weeks. we have to see how the patterns come together. we can't predict if there's going to be individual storms on a particular date. we just can say whether there'll be a likelihood of big storms along the east coast or not. >> reporter: make one prediction because this is really important. we're probably at some point going to have snow and you know, at the station they like to send us reporters out in the snow, don't you think it would be good if i was here in this facility when the big snow hits so then i would have all the latest information. >> you are welcomed to join us because this really does light up prior to the big storm events, and then also during the events as well. >> reporter: so i'm reporting to you now live from noah's weather and climateprediction center and this is where i will also be when the snow hits this year. snow experts say i need to be here, don't you agree? >> we'll welcome you back.
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heartbreaker when we check in witthe sports junkies. and later how a quick- thinking pedestrian, oh, dodged what could have been a brush with death? he dodge it? it's all caught on a dash board camera. nice. nice work there. okay. we'll bringing all that to you in just a moment. good morning, i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison see mower. happy you're -- seymour, happy you're with us this morning. >> glad he got it. >> wow. >> he was standing in the middle of the street though, you have to wonder what was going on there. >> we'll have details. >> some detail. we promise. meanwhile cool conditions to start the day. temperatures right now in the 30s and 40s. although we've now reached 50 in reagan national. after a cool start, very, very pleasant afternoon. in fact beautiful with high temperatures expected to be in
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the low 70s and lots of sunshine for the next several days. not only today, but the next couple of days. looking at the sat lied radar, well there's nothing to talk about there. that's quiet. clear skies to start the morning and lots of sunshine for today. we should be dry for the monday, in fact dry for the next several days. i'll show you the weather in a few minutes. back in the low 70s with very pleasant conditions. on time traffic brought by toyota, visit >> latest crash reported near georgia avenue. around towards the mormon temple this is where we're checking for the accident reported on the left side of the highway. we have slow traffic that remains on the inner loop approaching 214. cleanup tonights from the earlier stint. eastbound 66, delays towards the nf, that's with all the lanes open. inner loop of the beltway, slowing from springfield with a city minute ride.
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again all of the links are open. leaving the beltway continues towards the 14á9 street bridge. you're on the brake coming from l 0 headed out towards 29. all the way out to the split, only about a 43 minute commute. better than the last couple of days, southbound along 270. lanes are open, no problems to report as you travel across the bridges. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. the stage is set, quite literally for the third and final presidential debate. and with a little more than 12 hours to go now, both president obama and mitt romney will spend date in florida for some last minute cramming. the final round will have a different stage, different focus, and a different moderator and the stakes could not be higher. the latest poll show the president and governor mitt romney lost in a dead heat with just 15 days left until election day. at tonight's forum, foreign policy will take the center stage and the candidates will be see thed next to each other.
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moderateor bob sheafer will focus on libya and iran. >> people to want know they have a strong, steady hand in the oval office and they don't want someone who's reckless and consistently wrong on foreign policy issues as governor romney has. >> part of the failure this president has had is the failure to outline broad goals. real goals, real jew of what america's role should be. ingly minder, tune in tonight for the debut of our new election special, fox 5 news edge, you decide 2012. it will focus on both local and national candidates and issues during the last two weeks of these campaigns. on another election note, voters can cast ballots in early voting. early voting locations are open until november 3rd. each ward has one early voting center, and voters can cast ballots at any of them regardless of where you live in the district.
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you can find a full list of locations on new this morning, prince georgia's county police are looking for new leads in the murder of ross. the 18-year-old was shot and killed walking to school last month. investigators will spend the morning talking to commuters and pedestrians along central avenue in capitol heights. officers say they are looking for someone who may have been robbed the same day as the murder, but never reported it. meanwhile police in montgomery county continue to investigate what apierce to be an attempted sexual assault on the trail in bethesda. >> this happened around 7:00 last night while the 21-year- old victim was jogging. melanie is live at police headquarters now with the latest, melanie. >> reporter: well the 11-mile capitol yes isn't trails runs from georgetown to silver spring, it's very popular with bikers and joggers, especially on weekends. now it was in the bethesda area
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just a near brookway drive south of massachusetts avenue where police say this attack happened. a 21-year-old woman was jogging on the trail around dusk and stopped far group of deer to pass. she was struck on the head from behind and blacked out when she regained consciousness, she realized she had been dragged off of the trail and into a wooded area. she managed to make her way back to the main trail where a fellow jogger, police describe as a 40-year-old man helped her to a home on brookway drive where they called 911. montgomery continue police are reminding people to be careful this time of year. >> this is a time where we begin to lose a lot of light quickly each day. so if people are going to be outside in the nice weather, exercising and participating in their normal routine, we're asking them to consider starting earlier and so they can finish closer to home when it begins to get rk. >> reporter: again we don't have a lot of information that
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the point in terms of, you know, who the suspect is, perhaps how this woman was either tracked down or whether he was watching and looking for someone to come back. i say he, we don't know for a fact it was a male. police were at the hospital last night interviewing the victim, and we do hope to get more information about exactly what happened and perhaps a description of the suspect when detectives finish up their report and file that later today. allison and tony. police in wisconsin say yesterday's deadly shooting may have stmed from a domestic dispute. radcliff opened fire at the suburban day spa killing three women and injuring four others. police haven't said if his wife was among the victims. late last week a judge graduated his wife a four year restraining order after he reportedly slashed her car's tires, tony. in new jersey, the man who fell from a escalator after yesterday's game is still in
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critical condition. it happened at the 80,000 fans were leaving ate re in a. police say the 42-year-old man fell more than 20 feet and landed on a metal stage. there's still no word on what caused him to fall. the fate of the redskins, not looking great this morning. >> the burgundy and gold lost a heart-breaker to the giants and they lost the man leading the team in receiving. it was seesaw battle, robert griffin the third hit moss on a beautiful 30-yard touchdown pass with about a minute and a half to go. but the giants wasted little time on the next play from scrimmage, eli manning teamed up with a victor cruz on a 77- yard touchdown. the skins lose 27-23. tight end fred davis went down with an achilles injury here he is now gone for the season. chris coolly could be signed today as his replacement. still ahead at today,
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diplomats work in the line of fire. >> we'll sit down with the author of a new book for a look at the changing roll of america's other army. first though, a look back at life and the legacy of a liberal icon. it is nine minutes after the hour now and we will be right back. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative babasi. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together
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george mcgovern passed away over the weekend. >> the former south dakota senator is most famous for trying to beat president richard nixon, but he lost the 1972 presidential election in a landslide. former senator died yesterday at the age of 90. a public veal viewing is planned for thursday and a funeral is set for friday. it is 8:12 right now, time to get another check on the forecast and -- >> and we have the photo of the day. tucker barns has all of this.
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>> good news you're back, it wasn't the same without you. >> okay, i'm back. >> we did not do a good job. >> not that i was a help. time now forthe photo of the day, today we say hello to a.j. everybody. >> hey a.j. >> cute as can be. all right, a.j.'s great grandfather -- >> okay. >> guy just turned one last month. and as we is can tell this picture is from his first outing at the pumpkin patch. >> wonderful. >> and how great, great grandpa. >> isn't that cool? >> wonderful thing. >> i don't think i got a chance to meet them? >> i did. >> my great grandparents. >> i did, it's amazing. yeah, it's great. >> i bet you did, tony. you were a teenager at the time. >> all right. >> you set yourself up. >> a.j. is adorable. >> i love his hat. >> me too. >> so send us a picture, go to
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the website and click on mornings. let's do temperatures, cool across the region, 50 in washington, but lots of 30s and low 40s off to the north and west. places like wind chester 37 right now. it is chilly here locally. as we open up a little bit, notice the orange, little warmer just out to the west, st. louis 68, and witch stay 70 this morning. some of the warmer air is going to work in here over the next couple days and eventually our high temperatures are going to be near 80 degrees by wednesday. get ready for a nice warm-up. looking at the satellite radar. nice and quiet across the mid- atlantic, in fact the eastern sea board here right down towards atlanta and jacksonville, great conditions. san francisco is getting heavy rain at this hour and the forecast is for a lot of clouds and on again off again showers later on this afternoon and tonight, you know tonight, game seven of course of the national league championship series there, so we'll see if that
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game gets off without any issues. we do have rain today. there's your accuweather seven day, 78 tomorrow, 80 on wednesday, notice how dry it is all week with temperatures well above normal here as we get into the end of the week. nice-looking forecast. julie wright as has the traffic. all right now on the highway we are quite busy in virginia with new accidents to report. let's go ahead and map out a couple problems here for those traveling inbound at spring hill road, this is where we have the latest crash. we're also checking if you were traveling northbound, springfield up towards route 5020 -- 50, 20 minute commute. accident activity reported here. southbound 270 on the break headed out towards the split. almost a 40 minute commute, better the than the last couple of days. this is eastbound heavy continuing towards the beltway westbound. crash here involves the overturned vehicle.
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guy overturned on its side. traffic is squeeze bz by on the right. coming towards fair oaks, this is direction you're traveling on the the right side able to squeeze by. >> julie, thank you very much. the diplomatic core is different than its predecessors, today's diplomats must also possess a completely new set of skills. last month -- as last month's attack in libya approved, it's not without danger. the rapidly changing world is the subject of a new book america's other army. joining now is the author, veteran journalist nicholas crowley. good morning, thanks for coming in. good have you here. this book is particularly timing, particularly timely i should say, with what happened in libya not long ago, just several weeks ago with the death of four of our diplomats there. i assume from what i've read of this book that you were not
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surprised that something like this could occur. >> actually, i was because the security measures that have been implemented since 9/11 are very, very struck and very high up security alert. so i was surprised an american mission even though it was an embassy, but a consulate would come under an attack like that. i think the secretary of state was surprised as well. >> you talk a lot about the dangers that these diplomats now face, and how it's really kind of a new world order for them. can you explain that a little further? >> american diplomats today, risk their roys just by going to work every day because these embassies, these places they live can be attacked as we've seen several times since september 11th. but more than that, their restrictions not only on accessing diplomatic missions for outside people, but also restrictions on where american diplomats can go outside of the capitol of the countries
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they're in. they have to ask for specific permission to sometimes go outside a capitol of a country that is not very safe, and sometimes they even aren't permitted, they're not given the permissions and phileppines, south of the phileppines, long time terrorist activity gloss, they're not alled to go. >> they have to ask permission from who? >> the security office of the embassy. >> that a lot of times, that's depend let's talk about the example in libya although the book is not about libya, i want to point that out. in this example where it appears that the folks at the consulate did request extra security, and this was something that was denied to them for whatever reason by the state department. is that an ongoing problem as you see it? and are you surprised that a request for security would be met with an answer of no? >> the request for security was actually for the embassy in tripoli, not for the consulate in benghazi.
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>> sorry. >> he state department is saying that these cutbacks in a way have been due to cutting the budget for diplomatic security in the last couple years. i know that secretary christianen has been trying to achieve this very delicate balance between security and diplomacy. you can do it if you're sitting behind walls, you have to go out and she's been talking about people to people diplomacy, not only with government, but with people. you cannot do that if you have to stay bind those walls. >> you talk about the fact that our diplomatic core is using 20 20th century solutions i think to deal with 21st century problems. can you explain what you mean by that for me? >> actually, i think the american foreign service has moved on to the 21st century, i think it's other country's that
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operate in what's called traditional diplomacy ich is pretty much government to government. but in the american foreign service, since 9/11, particularly since the iraq war, they have now been asked to do many more things which is what i call, the challenge, the identity of american diplomats. i call is a crisis because small since the iraq war, they're asked to do more and more with the resources they have meaning now, in addition to managing foreign relations, maintaining relationships, building relationships. they have to go out and teach other countries how to governor themselves effectively. they have to go out and teach country thousands build view -- infrastructure or build hospitals and schools to pave roads. and create counterterrorism programs. so this good governments imperative that has come in since never something new that no other foreign service in the world is doing. >> do you see, we're out of time, i want to ask quickly, do
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you see improvements in the way we're going about our business in other parts of the world? >> i do, but i still don't believe that the u.s. foreign service is fully equipped to handle all the challenges of the 21st century. they're very complex and the resources have not been sufficient though the human resources in the financial resources and there is no question that they are very talented people in the american foreign service is when you have such a diverse pool of people coming in toutings foreign service, and the training is not sufficient yet, although it's better than it was ten years ago, you need to see that as a way u -- figure out a way to train these people and you will hear in the foreign service, most people will tell you they can do better. >> nicholas is the author of the new book america's other army. timely topic, we thank you for coming in. we do appreciate it. allison back to you. thank you very much, it's a
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all right look that the, pedestrian proved he is one tough dude. >> i can't look at it again. >> he's okay. he jumps up. man, a driver in russia ignores police orders to stop and speeds down a busy road. watch as he hits someone, luckily the young man jumped at the right and bounces off the windshield. he then lands on his feet, and then apparently just walks away. unharmed. relatively unharmed, i mean that's got to be -- >> traumatic to the body? >> i want to ask the producer, how do we know he's unharmed? did we know for a fact? published report say he's unharmed in russia. >> i didn't hear anything. i guess chris was just talking to you. >> there you go. that's good. all right. >> quick-thinking. gas prices are falling.
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the national savage now 3.75 according to the survey. triple a says the regular is 3.81, it's 3.64 in maryland and gallon averages 3.51 is in virginia. more good news, this time for metro riders, after more than eight months of work, the escalators are back open. the three renovated staircases reopened over the weekend, and metro officials celebrated. it should be a move staircase. >> yeah. >> we saw it they celebrated with a ribbon cutting. metro plans to replace # 4 other escalators over the next seven years. >> the moving staircases are now -- all right. still ahead in the next half hour. it's the end of the line for lance sneak some ways. plus chris coolly's comeback, we're going to check
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♪ making headlines here at home and around the world, mayor vincent grey will present the mayors medal of honor to lee owe johnson today. he is the security guard who was wounded in a shooting at the family research counsel building in northwest back in august. despite being shot in the arm, johnson was able to help take down and restrain the shooter. more clashes reported overnight in the capitol of lebanon as the war in syria continues to spill into neighboring countries. it's quiet now, but two people died early this morning. the violence overnight and on saturday was sparked by a massive car bombing in bay rue dberiut.
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finally while the washington region enjoys a warm- up, # 0 degrees, washington state is dealing with all this. wintery weather moving in dumping five inches sleet and snow. >> yeah, they had a couple storms the last few days. i talked to relative that lives in oregon yesterday, and he said it was 44 and raining. >> nasty. what was the name of that town? senator started with a snow. i don't know thousand pronounce it. >> never been that there. >> if you have snow in your headline -- >> that's usual lay giveaway. >> where do you have that? >> i'll show you later. okay. all right, locally hey, while they're looking at their notes, temperatures ar expected -- did you find it? >> i don't want her to have things i don't have. >> you got it. >> yeah. >> have you guys worked this
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out? sunny and mild this week around here if you're not headed there. we're expecting temperatures in the low 70s later today. warmer than yesterday. should be a very nice afternoon for you after a cool start, it is still cool. 50 in washington, 39, that's it in gathersburg. hanging tough to the west and north, 37 in marksburg, very chilly temperatures here. area wide, it's not just to the west, leonardtown 41 degrees. slow to warm-up, but we should be enjoying highs later today. low 70s which side five degrees warmer than yesterday. trend over the next coue days will be to warm things up. upper 70s, maybe low 80s around here by wednesday. all right, there's satellite radar, very quiet weather pattern setting up across the mid-atlantic here for the next several days, high pressure's going to stroll on across the area, keep things nice and dry. if you love sunshine and temperatures on the warm side, i think you're going to love this forecast. check it out, and i mean,
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that's what you call a nice- looking forecast. next seven days, generally sunny with a exception of next sunday when we could get showers around here and again a nice warming trend here over the next couple database, 72 today. okay let's look at weather, allison, tony back to you at the desk. >> all right. checking stories from around the region. number of homeless students in fairfax county could soon break a record. the washington post is reporting that the number could reach more than 2500. 400 are living without a parent or guardian. the post statements this year's -- estimates this year's total will be ten times than a year ago. even though it's one of the richest counties in the country. prince george's county reached a settlement with ten people hurt or falsely arrested during a postgame celebration at the university of maryland. this comes on the heels of the trial against two officer accused of assault. friday night, the jury
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acquitted reginald baker. the county will pay about two 2- 2 million dollars to jack mcken in a. that was the young men beaten by riot police. you see that happening delight after the march 2010 basketball game. the other nine plaintiffs will split another million and a half. new york giants got their first look at robert griffin the third sunday and the rookie quarterback lived up to expectations. >> yeah, but in the end, turnovers and spotty secondary caused the records the first win in the division. for more from, for more on this heartbreak and update on the possible return of tight end chris cooley, we turn to the ports junk yes, sir live from their studio, good morning gentlemen. >> morning. >> let me ask you a question, i, you know, obviously there are things to be concerned about, the secondary, suspect, i'm sorry that fred davis is gone, but, i came away from
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this game not really depressed. you know -- >> part of that -- >> you're accepting losing, tony? >> i'm not accepting losing. >> tony, do you have victor cruz in one of your fantasy leagues. >> no, no. >> i think that might be it. >> i was encouraged by the that's right i did see. and rg3 was amazing. >> yeah, he's spectacular, and you know, what you're sight light at the end of the tunnel. you can tell that this team is going to be something to be reckoned with if we get these defensive issues sported sorted out. i think also what tony is dealing with, it's so much disappointment in this town that when you almost come to expect these losses. i mean what happened was so devastating, what happened to the terps on saturday was so crushing, this is almost heals in comparison. >> we've sthene happen with the secondary every week of the season. every receiver is posting a career mildstone. tight ends are going crazy against the secondary.
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so it wasn't really unexpected to see victor cruz rip off a 77- yarder. rg3 exceeded expectations. look, they've been searching for a franchise quarterback, they've had guys like jason campbell in here who you've been hopeful would be the guys. you know you have the guy in rg3 who should be the leader of this team. >> now let's talk about fred davis, another big injury to the redskins, i don't know why we incur so many injuries. he's gone. what are you hearing about chris cooley? have they reached tout him? >> i'm hearing to pluck him out of his art gallery in leavesburg. i would just be concerned that he's just not in tiptop shape which is to be expected. you know, he's not going to be in nfl shape, i think logan will be your starter, but good in the locker room, shanahan likes him, he knows the offense. he's like an additional coach out there. i'm not sure how effective he's going to be in the first three
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or four weeks. >> one thing to consider, fred davis was the leading receiver on this team, yet he was only averaging about three catches for game. maybe the be as devastate agz you might think. how much was he actually doing? >> it's a run first team, 120 yards, robert griffin is on pace to rush for nearly a thousand yards in season. another 89 yesterday. the loss hurts, but not devastating. >> the other interesting thing regarding the receiving, obviously moss had the fumble at the that end really ended things for us. he is still a force to be reck witness stand in this new role it seems to me. >> absolutely. i think a lot again, it goes back to rg3. his ability to create plays, triple option, the play action, just leaves guys wide open, even aging receiverring are finding a role in this offense. while you're losing davis and pierre, you plug guys in and still be productive.
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and it's always because of rg3. >> with rg3, there's too many looks for defenses, that bubble screen as we seen for years and we would scream, why don't they throw him the screen, they're working this here because there's so many defenses. >> even with the four turnovers and the permit by davis that null fied the touchdown, they were still at midfield with 40 seconds to play. >> driving. >> driving. we've talked about, we still think they would have school board touchdown an won the game if moss doesn't fumble. >> i agree, i agree, my concern when they got touchdown towards the end, oh, it happened o do too soon. still we're right in it until the end. all right gentlemen, thank you very much. good to talk to you once again as always. hopefully we will see you again soon. >> thanks tony blood pressure sports junkies. always good have them on, allison. >> thanks, tony. san francisco giants did it again, forcing a game seven in the national league championship series. the giants beat the cards, 6-1
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last night. marco had the big hit driving in two runs with the double in the second inning. matt cain will start for the giants tonight and first pitch is at 8:00 p.m. you can catch all the action here on fox 5, the winner moves on to face the tigers in the world series. his fall from grace is complete. cycling governing body announced this morning it will strip lance armstrong of his seven titles. and reaffirm his lifetime ban from competition. the international cycling union's decision comes on the heels of a damming report by a u.s. antidoping agency, the u.s. antidoping agency that found armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career. still ahead at 8:00, why not every eye in dc will be tuned in to tonight's debate? plus don't cry a river, but justin timberlake is officially off the market everybody. details on his top secret wedding ahead. dding ahead. president obobama: i'm barack obama and i approve...
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>> luckily they didn't have to go too far thanks to the fourth installment of the paranormal activity franchise. >> i can't talk. >> scary. >> oh. >> the horror movie naked a little more than $30 million. i don't like that. i don't like that either. raked in a little more than $30 million to top the box office. but that's a big drop from the first two which brought in more than 40 million each. ben's hostage drama took runner up spot. the weekend's other new release, alex cross with tyler perry debuted at number five. not every eye and ear in dc will be focused on the debate, that's because the stars will be out on the red carpet at the kennedy center to honor ellen degeneres. he's the recipient of the mark twain prize for american humor. it honors comedians who bring a
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positive change. bill cosby, steve hearth,en, tina faye, and will farrell. on hand to honor her actors jane lynch, john, sean hayes, and kristen along with jimmy kimmel. the singer behind sexyback is officially off of the market. still bringing sexy back though, justin timberlake married jessica biel in italy on friday. distales -- details are still scarce, but jessica was spotted wearing a ring. they said i do in front of friends. congratulations. testimony set to again in a britany spears defamation suit. the star's former manager filed a lawsuit against britany and her parents. he, sam, is seekiions of dollars. he claims that britany's mother lied about his drugging and isolating the pop star during her melt down a few years ago.
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britany will not be called to testify. two americans were named saints by the pope, one is a 19 19th century nun who worked with a leep city patients in hawaii. and the other is the first native american to be elevated to sainthood. she is known as the lily of the moehawks, she objected her culture in an arranged marriage and instead to convert to catholicism. her face was permanently scared at smallpox at age four, within minutes of her death at age 24, witnesses said her face healed and became clear and smooth. it is 8:45 right now, it's a monday morning, and coming up next, lessons learned from the june. >> we go to holly for that, hey holly. >> reporter: good morning, the greatest weather minds happen to be in our own backyard. it's noah's new prediction
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you, you know the brain power in our own weather center is mighty. and i don't mean any disto want tucker -- disrespect to tucker, but they might be one notch here. it really is the nerve center in terms of forecasting throughout our nation. so we're getting our own tour this morning of the wonderful new facility. we're going to check in with kent prior who is a meteorologist. >> thank you for come >> what do you think new digs? >> this is an outstanding facility, its been great to do research and collaborate with my fellow colleagues here in the weather prediction field. so it's very exciting >> reporter: is there a lot of interchange? >> yes, and this building has much it -- made it much easier to facilitate collaboration of meteorologist in different organizations in this building >> reporter: that has made it easier for you to do your job?
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is it easier to predict? >> yes, as well, i am a researcher, this is an example of one of the products that has developed for forecasters to be used in operational forecast setting. i have basically taken data from two different bands in the geostationary satellite imagery instrument which is an instrument and a data source that weather forecasters, not only here at the weather and prediction center, weather prediction center, but also at national weather service officers throughout the united states. and i've developed a product that highlights not only the most intense thunderstorm activity, that is occurring, but i've also identified attributes of the surrounding environment that favors severe winds. >> reporter: now, i'm sorry to interrupt you, i wanted to make sure that people are understanding because as you're
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developing future tools to help make forecasting better, obviously we have to learn from the past, right, so thunderstorms is your thing. >> correct, yes. >> reporter: we have video we all remember the june 30th, massive power outages and everyone was surprised from that. so what did you take from that storm then to learn to help develop new stuff? >> reporter: >> what i did first and foremost was investigate what was so special about the environment that partilar evening of june 29 june 29th, that resulted in such tremendously severe winds. and in fact, hurricane-force in some places. when i applied this product, i found that the environment, which i will point out here in the image, about right about the time or about an hour before the storm moved into the area, we had a large vees
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advisory of very dry air in the atmosphere aloft. >> this is one mind. one brain working here. they have 825 of these working here. i'm sire to cut you off, i have another brilliant person i have to get to. i want to bring in dr. steve fine who is the director of noah air resources laboratory, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> reporter: okay your area of expertise is -- >> i direct laboratory that works on understanding and predicting where harmful things in the atmosphere go. common things like ozone, code red, code orange. we develop the tools, the state and local forecasters use to make those predictions more accurate. >> reporter: thn you also monitor things like the volcano in iceland map do we learn in terms of that in the future? >> what we can do is learn how that ash cloud moved and use that improve our models so next time something like that happens, it can be even more
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accurate to inform aviation as to where it's safe to operate. >> reporter: when we're talking about moving into the future because, you know, this is a $76.5 million facility. i heard people this really is an investment in our future. how much is this center really propelling forward and making us better at predicting the unpredictable. that's what weather is. >> that's right, and it will make a huge difference for us as a research laboratory, we're already benefiting from being next to our operation gnat neighbors in the weather service and satellite service. and also next to maryland to strengthen our experts. >> reporter: we have this new wonderful facility, people that are at the top of their field in terms of forecasting the weather. percentage wise, how much can we predict the weather? how much is mother nature in control? >> it varies by topics. temperature, we do a great job. things like precipitation, that's harder, but we have gotten much better over the years.
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hurricanes, significant improvements over the past ten or 15 years in some things. in almost all areas, much better than we used to ten or 15 years ago. but room for improvement. >> reporter: that improvement will probably happen with a place like this. >> that's right. >> reporter: thank you so much. we have a link to noah. coming up in our next hour, you heard him mention university of maryland, what an amazing facility and resource for them here. we're going to talk about that and we're going to talk with the architect because this happens to be a green building. we're talking about some of its special green featuring, back to you in the studio. >> it looks huge, thank you very much. still ahead in the next hour. the questions. >> two local state delegates far closer look at the pros and cons of bringing a casino to the prince george's county. dave oz. standed in the garden state, another redskins loss. he's going to join us live far look back at nfc heartbreaker. time right now is 8:55 and you're watching fox 5 morning news.  [ minto ] you knonow, those ads saying mitt romney
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this is fox 5 morning news. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> i'm allison seymour. president obama and mitt romney hope to gain an edge tonight on foreign policy. live preview from fox business network is ahead. maryland voters decide the fate of a casino in prince georgia's county. we're sitng down with two delegates who have different views on question seven. and later, the redskins lose their lead and dave ross loses his ride. he's going to join us live from new jersey this morning with a look at yesterday's loss and what's going on with him and is chris cooley going to make a comeback? plus a lot of action tonight as the giants force a game seven with the cardinals, all that and more ahead this hour. let's head downstairs now though a


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