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walking here in the evening by myself. and now i have to be on guard. >> reporter: capital park police officers are pooh trolling -- patrolling the trail on horseback, patrol and bicycles. the suspect is in his 20s with dark clothing. >> it's sad. >> reporter: montgomery police are calling it an attempted assault. >> she slowed and stopped for a group of deer that was crossing the trail when she was struck from behind in the head. >> reporter: when she o i -- apoke --aweek, she was in the bushes off of the trail. a man jogging by brought her to a nearby home and called police. >> i do carry a cell phone with me while i run to be safe. if someone gets me from behind, i guess there is no way, nothing can you do. >> it changes your thought process. and now you have to look over your shoulder every night. >> it's one of my favorite,
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first places to walk, to relax, to think. >> reporter: at a time of the year when it's getting darker earlier. >> so, if people are going to be outside in the nice weather exercising and participating in the normal routine, we're asking them to consider starting earlier and so they can finish closer to home when it's dark. >> reporter: apparently, there were no witnesses to the attack and only that vague description of the man. >> thank you. exactly 15 days before election day, and president obama and governor mitt romney are taking on foreign policy in their final presidential debate. fox's craig bosswell is live in boca raton with the latest. craig, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, will b. four hours from now. expect -- well, about four hours from now, president obama and mitt romney will sit at the
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same table in close proximity and point out their differences in foreign policy. the 90-minute event takes place in florida, a must-win state. there are 29 electoral votes here, more than 10% than they will need on election night. >> i want to hear what they have to say. to make my decision based on. that. >> reporter: last week, president obama and mitt romney bitterly disagreed on foreign policy. expect that to reignite tonight, particularly on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, afghanistan, iran's nuclear ambitions and the rise of china, the economy is expected to surpass the u.s. in the next decade. >> he will project standing with the allies like israel, it's not overruling generals and having to politicize the withdrawal schedule -- those types of things that mitt romney and president obama -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: hours before, the obama campaign highlighted the foreign policy successes. >> i think president obama should be resolute and repeatedly as he has before,
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that he is a commander in chief, that he is a president who has restored america's diplomatic reputation and our ties and relationships around the world. >> reporter: there will be six 15-minute segments this evening and no opening statements. back to you. >> craig bosswell, thank you. early voting starts today in d.c. expect to receive a voter guide in the mail some time soon. to vote g to one judiciary square on fourth street in northwest between 8:30 in the morning and 7:00 in the evening starting saturday. you will be able to stop by an early voting location in each ward. recovery in maryland, early voting centers open october 27th through november 1st from 10-8 every day except sunday. on sunday, the hours are noon- 6. virginia doesn't have early voting, but you can vote absent he and person and that has begin. for more information on all of this real easy g to and click on
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web links. a reminder for you tonight. we have a new broadcast debuting tonight called fox 5 news edge. you decide 2012, and it will focus on local and national candidates and issuing during the final -- issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts at 6:30 on fox 5 hosted by brian bolter and will feature political reporter tom fitzgerald and political analyst bob plotkin among others. tweet us your thoughts about the election and we might use them on the show. use the hash tag fox 5 d.c. you decide. yesterday, the redskins went toe you-to-toe with the new york giant -- went toe-to- toe with the new york giants to suffer a loss. they lost more than the game, unfortunately. scott smith is live with more on what it means for one former redskin, scott? >> reporter: the big news is the tight end fred davis is done for the year. a 5- to six-month recovery for
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a ruptured achilles tendon. in his loss and steps, the longtime and beloved redskin chris cooly re-signing today and passed a physical today. the head coach mike shanahan saying he hopes that cooly can hp out this week against the pittsburgh steelers. let's look back at the injury that took place in yesterday's game. the 26-year-old davis tore his left achilles tendon on the first try and collapsed while running his route in the end zone. his loss will be significant. davis was rg3s target with a team high 24 catches. and so chris cooly, who has been sitting on the shelf said he's in shape and is ready to go. the 30-year-old was released back on august 28th. the two-time pro bowler has 428 receptions, which rank fifth all-time on the redskins reception list and this is the head coach on the return of can't chaos. -- captain days captain chaos.
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>> number one, he feels like he's working out and he has. that gives him a chance to work out more than he would and not expecting to play at all and, as i said before, i trust chris. when he says he's ready to g he's ready to go. we'll expect him to in in and contribute. >> he had opportunities to play elsewhere and he wanted to return if it meant playing the redkins again. -- redskins again. back to you, laura. >> and happy to see him back. scott smith, thank you very much tonight. a 42-year-old man was critically injured as he was leaving the giants-skins game yesterday. it happened in new jersey after the game. the authorities don't know what caused him to fall over the side of the escalator and land on a metal stage below. he went to the hospital in critical condition. new details on the man accused of throwing a molotov
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coke attempt he was in the custody of the u.s. marshal's office. the court will have to determine if he's confident to stand trial, after the own attorneys requested the rules. he's accused of dropping four molotov cocktails in the skyway on thursday. the mall was evacuated and no one was hurt. and in california, police are searching for a man who threw a molotov cocktail at another man sitting outside of a market. the police released surveillance video from outside of the strip mole on to pacific coast highway. can you see the flames erupt and is they say a man in his 20s threw it at the victim and causing him to catch fire. he was sent to the hospital with burns on his lower body, in serious and stable condition tonight. the police say there is no indication they knew each other and seemed to be a random act of violence. a medical examiner in wisconsin said the suspected gunman's wife is month the victims in the spa shooting. he slashed his estranged wife's
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tire when is she was at the spa earlier. she was granted a restraining order against him at the time. police say he killed three people yesterday, wounded four others before killing himself inside the spa. >> did a surge of that building expecting to encounter the suspect, and we were expecting an armed encounter if we did come across him. >> police say hotin had a history of domestic abuse and was arrested a few weeks earlier. the trial of a former fbi agent accused of killing a teenager while driving drunk got underway this afternoon in prince georges county. authorities say johnson was drunk and speeding when he crashed his car and seriously hurting his best friend. it happened in february of last year in brandywine and maureen umeh has the latest. >> reporter: the victim's family said this is the day
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they were waiting for in their fight for justice. >> all we can do is try to hold on. jack will always be here. >> reporter: more than a year and a half after losing her grandson, she said the pain is still fresh. j.r.'s father said all they want is justice. >> i would like to so her pay for it. >> reporter: monday afternoon, 12 of the men accused of killing -- the trial of the man accused of killing j.r. got underway. the former fbi agent was offduty and driving drunk in his personal car in february of 2011. when he broadsided another car. the car which was driven by the 18-year-old pulled out of a friend's driveway. gardener was killed and his passenger critically injured. johnson nearly hit a police officer's cruiser. the garner family wonders why
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that officer didn't pull johnson over and they're hoping the trial will give them the answers they have been looking for and some level of closure. >> hopefully this drunk driving has to stop. if you take making an example out of a law enforcement official to get the ball rolling, so be it. >> this past week has been rough. we have to take it any time. put it in god's hands. that is all we can do. >> at the time of the crash, johnson had just moved to the area to work on eric holder's security detail. the trail is expected to last about three days. will? >> all right, maureen, thank you. coming up here on fox 5 news at 5, the express lanes on the beltway are about to open. it's been awhile so this is going to be fun. they have a new online tool to
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help you navigate. the details are just ahead. halloween is a week away. coming up, do-it-yourself costumes and ask to track the older trick or treaters and great alternatives to candy. gary. >> and thank you, laura. the temperatures in the 70s, loads of sunshine. the question is, will it stay this good all week long? a first look at the forecast is coming up.  president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system.
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. some good news. the cost of filling up is going down. the survey said the average price for a gallon of regular dropped to 8 1/2 cents the past few weeks to $3.75. tulsa, oklahoma, had the lowest average price at $3.26 a gallon. san francisco had the highest at $4.51. here in our area, drivers in d.c. on average are paying about $3.81. in maryland, it's $3.64 and in virginia, $3.51. the express lanes in virginia will open soon and there is now a video to help you understand how to use them right. the lanes on the beltway mean new traffic signals, ramps, and traffic patterns. the video is designed to help you navigate safely. if you plan to help you with the express lanes, you will need an ez pass.
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we made it simple g to our website, and click on web links. time now, should be fun. >> >> a installment of lawyer's life. and we highlight the product or service an idea that laura thinks is worth a second look and since the golden gobelins are coming out -- . >> we thought we would highlight them and start with a do-it-yourself costume kit. the costume comes in the box. all of the material is there that you need in the box. it's easy to reid read and there is something for each to do. they were taken at home this week. my kids are 2, 5, and 7 and each felt included in the project. the pieces are large, they're colorful and interesting. this box that we use contain a fairy costume. can't be assembled, wings, a skirt and wand and that took 30
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minutes and again, ectramly easy. we made a cape, two armed bands, a belt and mask. the stickers, unfortunately, falling off on the cape and i will have to throw those. who you seen up, you pay $19.95 a month and can get them for three, or six months a year. >> for $20, you can't take them to the movie. >> yeah. >> and it's a bonding moment, too. >> bonding moment. yeah. >> and they easy to do. >> yeah. >> fun little project. >> and they have come a long way. remember the old days when we were kids, the pillowcase to stick under the shirt? >> that is it, too. the parents are tired of going out and buys the costume. >> right. >> and they're saying let's make one. >> and this is a special experience right there. hands-on fun delivered to your door. >> thank goodness.
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and now that you have the kids in their costumes, perhaps you have an older child who wants to go trick or treating by themselves, well, makes you nervous? there is an app for that, too. we found secure phone, which parents can download to the child's iphone or android and sends a text alert that let's the parents know where the child is. the parents can use the app to send an sos in an emergency. at&t's family app keeps a virtual eye on the child and making sure they safe and on the route you established together and again, secure a phone and at&t family apps. finally, now that we have the kid's dress on the streets, let's fill them with candy, right? i hear about all of the candy they eat. how about a fun, cool alternative that doesn't break the bank. you don't have to be the house
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that gives out the raisins or toothbrushes, right? and how about fun pencils, key chains, marker stamps, glow in the dark insects, squish eyeballs. those are a few ideas -- sticky hands, you have seen those? >> this time of the year, can you buy them in bulk and they won't break the bank, right? >> yes. >> or go to party city. -- city. and there is some around town and buy them in bulk in many stores and online. >> great. >> and if you have an idea, send me an e-mail at laura's likes. there is no apostrophe in lauras, your dad gave out fun things. >> he used to give out coins like nickles and things.
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we never got complaints. >> what a great idea. >> and. >> we should keep this rolling. >> into halloween? >> that is not going happen. >> okay. >> and we can hope, right? and this is not an you up-and- down week. clear skies, real good, the temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s and just gorgeous. there are some clouds and some shower activity to the west of us and this is coming through with clouds overnight tonight and may have some clouds. we will have some clouds around tomorrow. it's not as sin tomorrow. today, we were perfectly sunny and we'll be that way for tomorrow and we'll have some
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more clouds. listen, that is going to be real, real nice. okay. the temperatures out there right now. holding in the lower 70s, still at 5:00, 72 here in town. a little cooler for gaithersburg, baltimore is 70 degrees and annapolis, 72; across the bay, temperatures there basically in the upper 60s. don't look at that and let's go back. how about the temperatures again? we're on that there. look, listen. this week looks nice. just not quite as nice as today, but i still think most everyone is going to love it, will? >> thank you, gary. >> yeah. as we continue, a major blow to the legacy of lance armstrong. boy, this is a story that won't go away. >> yeah. >> the champion cyclist suffering more fallout after accusations of doping. we have all of the details coming your way next. if you have a story idea, call the tipline at 202895- 3,000 or send an -- 202-895- 3,000 or to
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and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. 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.
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and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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. he was once a world champion, famous for overcoming cancer and climbing to the top of his sport. now, lance armstrong is called a cheater. a scathing report released last week by the u.s. antidoping agency forced armstrong to leave the top post of the cancer charity and now, there is more fallout. david lee miller reports. >> reporter: the international cycling union giving lance armstrong a strong blow. >> we will strip him of his seven tour de france titles. lance armstrong has no place in cycling. >> reporter: the announcement comes after a report released last week by the u.s. antidoping agency accusing armstrong and his team of taking part in a massive doping program. allegations pointing to the hundreds of drug on tests in the past. he chose not to fight the u.s. ada, arguing the process is
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biased against him. armstrong lost major sponsor endorsement deals after the report was released. nike, anheuser-busch and radio shack caught ties with him in the aftermath. armstrong, a cancer survivor, skinned down as chairman of his cancer charity in the fallout, hoping to keep the controversy from affecting his foundation. he -- sunday at a fund raising bike ride for live strong in austin, texas, and spoke briefly at the start of the race acknowledging the rough week it's been. >> it's been interesting and at times a difficult two weeks. people ask me a lot, how are you doing? i tell them, i said, i have been better, but i have also been worse. >> reporter: armstrong is in danger of losing the bronze medal. the international union board is expected to discuss that issue and to whether update other race results in light of armstrong's disqualification. david lee miller, fox news.
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tonight at 5 still, president obama and mitt romney gearing up for the third and final debate. we'll look closer at what each has to do tonight to win over the undecided voters. and some women's health groups are teaming up to educate congress on health and reproductive issues. their unique plan to help lawmakers better understand the female body as we continue. stay close.  as governor, i cut five bibillion dollars in spendg
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and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty...ther question sen will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven.
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what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. four more years of barack obama. my name is julian bond.
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i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should share in the right to marry. i believe people of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. . welcome back. the third and final presidential debate is tonight. the latest real clear politics average of polls conducted in the last 10 days shows the race is still a dead heat. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin is with us. with the race, we should all be prepared for another feisty debate tonight? >> yes. this is the final debate. they'll want to make a final
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impression and amongst the small percentage, 5%, they will try to alter their point of view. >> let's talk about the polling numbers, there is every indication it's a dead heat. among women voters, president obama doesn't have the same support as in 2008, does he? >> he doesn't but has an 8% margin. if women were not allowed to vote, that would be horrible for barack obama, he wouldn't be in this race. having the gender gap and having women be supportive of him is very helpful overall. >> why do you explain the difference in numbers? it's about 10% from right now to 2008? >> it was about 18% difference. i think any incumbent has a tapering off of maybe the enthusiasm factor and that probably accounts for. >> depending on who you spoke, mark, the debates are important and some say not so much.
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romney's performances in the last two debates have helped him out here. >> absolutely. i mean he was really out of the race. they were talking about possible landslide. if you look at the battleground states, the 12 states now it's been reduced to 9, he would -- some states double digits and now made it an even competitive race and there is a gallop poll saying he could win the popular vote and we don't know what happens with the electoral college, who wins the presidency. with debates being seen in front of 16 million people has made a difference. president obama tried to define him and now he's on the same stage, and the debates have made him competitive to. >> and -- competitive. >> sorry to erupt you, mitt romney's going to more than likely pound the obama administration over the attack. i imagine he has to be careful not to overreach.
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after all, this was a tragedy, we lost our first american ambassador since 1979. >> at the last debate, he didn't score points and he wants to say the government is incompetent and i think he will also bring up the use of the word optimal where the mother of a deceased son said my son was very optimal and he's dead. that was a striking remark, and when the word optimal was mentioned, the president made, i think, a very unfortunate mistake and a poor choice of words by not renouncing the use of the word. >> the word that wind around the world. a -- the word that went around the world. the last time we will see them to on stage before the votes.
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thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> mark will join us again in an hour for our new show calls 52, called fox 5 news edge you decide 2012, focusing on local and national candidates and issues during the final couple of weeks during the campaign and starts at 6:30 here on fox 5. use the hash tag fox 5 d.c. laura? there is a movement underway to close educate congress on women's health and reproductive issues. several women's organizations are sending a book to every member of congress. the group said there are basic issues that congress doesn't seem to understand and joining us now is cindy pearson, the executive director of the national women's health network. thank you for being with us tonight. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: members -- . >> members say many politicians don't understand reproductive issues. what do they not understand? >> we have seen glaring examples in this election
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cycle. candidates have falsely implied a woman can't get pregnant after being raped, state legislator have confused the day of the last period with the day of concession. we're seeing examples where people seem to have missed their basic sex ed junior biology class in high school, and we feel it's important for the policymakers to be brought up to speed and this is the perfect one. >> you talked about the legitimate rape and having to shut down the whole thing. was it that comment in particular that prompted this campaign? you mentioned the other ones and is there a troubling trend? >> congress has been the first of support and information and research funding for women's health questions. in fact, many of the things that congress insty gated 20
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years ago have come to fruition. we hope they have it on the bookshelf, that is the go-do tobook to check the facts to get back to more informed debates where that is clear and what is the difference between medical facts. >> and i is to -- i have to ask you quickly, could this be perceived in your face? >> i hope not. i hope that they, like us, seek information and want knowledge and respect that and that is one of the strings of of our system in the united states. i hope they so that as a gift and support. >> sandwich power. >> that's right. >> i read it as a young girl, my mommy gave it to me. >> exactly. >> and thank you very much for being with us, cindy pearson. >> you're welcome. many parents go out of their way to give their kids organic food. the results of a new study just
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ahead. ahead. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis.
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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 and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. .
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in tonight's health alert, a new studdie from the american academy of pediatrics about the merits of feeding children organic food. some serve to avoid pesticides in certain bacteria. the researchers analyzed organic produce, dairy products and meat and found there is no added nutritional value to eating organic opposed to eating conventional foods and there is no research showing harm to pesticides used to grow the food. a disturbing new studdie about high school football players and concussions. the researchers suvade more than 100 student athletes. ten% were diagnosed with a concussion. a third said they had concussion-like symptoms like headaches, dizziness, loss of balance and blurred vision. of those who suffered symptoms, more than half said they didn't tell anyone about it for fear of being taken off of the field. >> reporter: traveler -- . travelers could have a pulmonary embolism. researchers studied more than
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500 patients over a five-year period. what they found was that nearly half of those with a pulmonary and primary complaint was fainting and they were on the flight recently. in a more serious form of the condition and recognizing risk factors is essential to prevent them. redskins fans upset with joe gibbs. what he did over the weekend that has so many people angry. >> and gary's back with the forecast. i hope you haven't put the summer clothes away just idea -- just yet. you night need them. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility,
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grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together
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to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. 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. . say it ain't so, joe. many redskins fans are in shock after learning the former coach joe gibbs gave a pep talk to all teams for the dallas cowboys yesterday. the cowboys owner asked gibbs
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to pump up the team before they played the carolina panthers yesterday. going into the game, they had a losing record and another loss may have set back their play- off hopes. gibbs' speech may have done the trick. the cowboys beat the panthers, 19-40. rookie quarterback rg3 put up another breath taking performance and in the end, he was upstate staged by eli manning. scott smith is live from redskins park with the big play. hey, scott. >> reporter: yeah, will. we'll start with this. get out the old number 47 jerseys. the red-eye scrips re-signed fan favorite chris cooly and is expected to rejoin the team on the practice field and he's doing a lot of cardioand stays in shape and joins the team in yesterday's game and that is an injury that takes five to six
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months together and is expected to have some tomorrow. to the giants two minutes to go, watch rg3 improvise and finds paulson, the other tight end. the big first down, game to 19 and keep hoping for a comeback alive and going over the top to moss. a 30-yard td strike and take the lead, 23-20 and moss with three catches on the game and two plays later, eli manning. and not even the double coverage. with that 77-yard touchdown. the game-winning play is an agonizing 27-23 loss and this is the head coach. >> takes all of the things in defense and having 260 yards
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passing, you have 340, got to play the game. we're tough on ourselves and it's unfortunate. we did a lot of things in that game and a lot of play and people will talk about that for a long time and rightfully so. we'll get that worked out and i don't go through who did what on what play, especially when it's a play like that. >> an opportunity to correct the issues against the steelers, a game where chris coolly is expected to play and we'll hear from him at 6. >> look forward to it, scott. thank you. and i am looking forward to seeing him back on the field. >> a good guy. >> yeah. >> working on the national kidney foundation charity. he's involved in that. >> yeah. >> a good guy on and off of the field. hope can you make him win. >> yeah. >> and. >> we have a winning forecast. >> yeah. >> and -- . >> gorgeous. >> it's really nice and i wish i could say we're talking
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complete perfection. the latter part in october and any time you have a bonus, don't get me wrong, it's going to be a nice week, and temperatures looking like this. 72 in up to and holding. gaithersburg is sitting at 66 and real, real pleasant out there and in terms of the evening forecast and technically it's not a lot to talk about. no problems and the temperatures in the upper 60s at 7:00 and dropping into the lower 60s by 9 clerk -- 9:00, and i think in the upper suburbs, in the 50s. chilly once the sun goes into the later evening hours and here we are, a few clouds by 6:00. and -- by 11:00, pardon me. with a temperature of 70 degrees. this is the setup and this is looks like it's above normal
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temperatures all week long for the workweek and there is a few question marks into the weekend. and thanks to newly developed tropical storms to the south of us. believe it or not, tropical storms could affect our weekend forecast. on tuesday, 78 degrees and a few clouds tomorrow. the temperatures around 80 and some places will be up to ate degrees and especially south- southwest and we duplicate it for wednesday and the temperature might be warmer than the 70s and this is the set up right now. no clouds out there, perfectly clear skies and the relative humidity is real low and otherwise it's comfortable temperatures and to the west of us, can you see the clouds and showers into indiana now and
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eventually into ohio. they will work in our direction overnight tonight and we'll see some of this tomorrow, i think, so more cloudiness is coming up tomorrow than today. i want to you look at the clouds here tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. and we'll be dry but we'll have clouds out there and that is not going to be completely cloudy. relative to the day, a few more clouds out there and by 7:00, i think we have a few clouds and the rain is to the north of us. from time to time, this is suggesting a real light shower passing through maryland tomorrow, and nothing we need to worry about. tonight, 55 degrees and clouds by sunrise out there. the clouds and sun tomorrow, the temperatures up into the upper 70s and a few even lower 80s and this is your accuweather seven-day forecast. real, real good and this is three 78s in a row. did die that? >> we get into friday.
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the temperature of 74 degrees. you know on mondays, we talk about the weekend. >> yeah. >> and this weekend doesn't look too good and it's not clear to be perfectly nice. what is going happen? we have a newly formed tropical storm, an indicator of being sandy from down there and another tropical depression, number 19 that formed out in the atlantic. >> oh, boy. >> and -- . >> a lot of variables. >> for the halloween costumes. >> and maybe a cape. did you see this, a grand pro like none you have ever witnessed. from revving up the engines on power lawn mowers, that's right. in great britain over the weekend and there were three categories over two days. each race meant a set point for the drivers to face the challenge of slippery conditions in the mud and this is an annual event, i think the racers are hoping for drier conditions next year. more drama for lindsay
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lohan and harvey levin joins us live from l.a. and we hear her father is going to court to get a conservatorship for his daughter? what do you know about this? >> i know a lot. he wants to -- we broke the story this morning that he intends to go to court in a week to do that. he doesn't want to be the conservator, he said, people will suspect too much, but she needs -- and we broke another story over the weekend, laura, that this intervention he tried staging on friday to try to take her to betty ford, it was not michael lohan on this mission. turns out her entire management team, including her lawyers and that includes her criminal defense lawyer, her manager -- they were all on board and they seem to think she has a serious substance abuse problem, which she denies. >> and where is her mother with this? >> well, her mother is saying that lindsay's dad is crazy,
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he's awful and this and that. the fact is what changes a lot of it is it's not just michael, it's now her manager, her entertainment lawyer, and her criminal defense lawyer, all of whom e-mailed michael lohan saying we're on board. >> okay. all right, and he's got power behind him to get this done for his daughter. all right, let's move on to christina aguilera who has been offered millions to be the face of a dating website? what kind of site this, really? >> it was not messenger, okay? >> it's big beautiful women's dating website. >> big beautiful women. >> and it's $3 million. >> oh. this is interesting. the people on the website are larger than christina aguilera, for sure and a lot of people are saying this is unfair. yeah, she's gaped weight, but
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it's nothing -- she's normal. i think, by the way, she looks great on "the voice." >> she ask does. she's not happy about it. pardon me? >> i said she does. she looks great. i agree with you. >> well, she didn't take too well to the offer. they're rejecting it out of hand. there will be no christina aguilera this website. >> all right, $3 million not enough to get her to go. >> thank you as all. and a programming note about tmz on tv, it's going to move to 7:00 p.m. this week due to our new election shows and that is here on fox 5. and let's go to brian bolter who is standing by with what is coming up next. >> now on the news edge, a pregnant woman murdered in new york in a -- and a gruesome link to the d.c. sniper. what police found at the crime scene. and under attack, objects hurled at metro buses and drivers.
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seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. . we've all heard and know how cpr can save lives. >> it's not just people who can be brought back to life. even exotic animals. last month, a female taper -- tapir went into denver at the zoo. it's a cross between a pig and anteater. when the calf was born, vets noticed something was wrong and sprang into action. one vet perform performed mouth- to-snout reus isitation. >> it's one of those things that you know has to happen and you figure out how to get it there. kind of the mommy instinct takes over. >> this is the first tap ir born at the denver zoo.
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the male calf and the mother are doing l. the vet's named it dumati, the indonesian word for becoming. >> how great. >> yeah. >> and good thing the vet was standing by there. >> yeah. >> we like the happy ending at 5:00. thank you for joining us. >> the news edge at 6 starts now. tonight on the news edge, metro buses in danger. a string of rock-throwing attacks put a driver in the hospital and that is happening in southeast d.c. and the transit agency wants to change the route to keep the buses and drivers safe. sherri ly is live with more. >> reporter: well, brian, this is a dangerous situation. you have a bus full of passengers being pelted by rocks. so far, police have not been able to stop it. this is not the first time metro has had to reroute buses because of an attack


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