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stop somebody on the field. just saying. >> nasty today. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. t now. . >> happy friday. take a live look outside. you can see it is a little thick out there in the air t can be a little thick in the air i think come next week with rain in our area. -- it can be a little thick in the air i think come next week with rain in our area. hurricane sandy could take aim on the east coast in a major way. >> hurricane caused heavy flooding in hate aend cuba and slammed bahamas over night. -- in haiti and cuba and slammed the bahamas overnight. a lot going on there. >> let's get to tucker barnes and get the latest on the weather, what is going on now and also sandy. you start with whatever you want. it is up to you. >> thank you.
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let's go become to sandy real quick. still a hurricane. category one hurricane. maximum winds 80 miles per hour moving off to the northwest at 13. so remains intact. you can see the satellite signature not as impressive as it was 24 hours ago when it was emerging off the coast of cuba but this is still a very strong storm and as it pushes to the north and west, it is forecast to interact with what we call a little short wave, some much colder air and as it does so, that will reenergize as it gets up into the mid-atlantic. that is why we're concerned. time frame for us as the storm gets closer will be the second half of sunday, monday and tuesday. we'll be just fine today. we'll have no issues tomorrow. this will be the second half of sunday, monday and tuesday when things will start to fall apart. that will be gusty wind around here, likely locally very heavy rain as well. let's do some local forecasting as well. we're doing fine this morning.
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63 at reagan national. our highs today will be about 70. we've got morning fog and there might be a little drizzle or a lone some shower in a spot or two during the day today as this fog will be slow to burn off. i think much of your day will just be kind of cloudy. and again, good news for your friday and saturday, relatively quiet. nice and quiet. we are not expecting a lot in the way of issues here for the start of your weekend. highs today, we'll go 71 here in washington and 69 in leonardtown a6 # # winning number in manassas and some -- and 69 the winning number in manassas. >> here is julie wright with the traffic. >> the lanes are open, the pace is good to go and you will find issue free the trip across the american legion bridge as you work your way from mont gomery county headed out to fair fact
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eastbound on 66. no trouble spots leaving fair oaks headed towards 123. traffic speed moving as well on the beltway as well between annandale and merrifield. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. raffic. . hurricane sandy making her way to the east coast. expected to hit within the next few days. the storm could pack a powerful punch with high wind and heavy rain. >> sherry ly is live in alexandria with the late off the how people are getting ready for the storm. >> good morning. >> reporter: one of the biggest concerns with hurricane sandy is that storm surge and here in alexandria, that always means that all eyes are on the potomac here behind me. this could threaten to flood this low-lying area. up and down the east coast, people are preparing to take a hit from hurricane sandy. it has already ripped through the caribbean. it is expected to bring a rare
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mix of hurricane and winter storm. although the murk is projected to make landfall along the new york-new jersey shore on tuesday, the d.c. area will feel the effects in the coming days with the possibility of hurricane force wind and heavy surf already being felt along parts of the u.s. as sandy barrels her way towards the region. >> we are looking for tropical storm-force winds along the coast beginning tonight and dangerous surf conditions over the next couple of days. we can't emphasize enough to keep people out of the water. the wind will be very strong. you will have lots of people affected. just a big mess for an awful lot of people. >> reporter: now, as sandy churns off the coast and heads up to the d.c. region, people are bracing for whatever she may bring and, of course, the big concern, power outages. power companies are making preparations for hundreds of thousands of potential outages
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in the area. in maryland, pge and pepco have crews on stand-by already. bge plans to bring in at least 500 contractors from out of state to help restore power and pepco already has 400 contractors ready to go and another 150 of its own crews. dominion and virginia power also tells us they have crews that they are preparing should this storm hit this area hard. so they are prepared. here in alexandria, we haven't seen them begin to sandbag just yet but you can expect to see more of that in the coming days as this storm makes its way here. that is the latest here in alexandria. back to you. >> thank you. and be sure to stay with us stay with us on fox 5 morning news as we continue to track hurricane sandy. you can follow the storm's path on my fox where you will find enhanced satellite pictures, interactive
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models and a live chat and more as well. well. . police in leesburg say they are looking into a suspicious death they learned about overnight woman in her early 20s was up for inside her apartment around 1:00 this morning. police say they were contacted by relatives of the woman who had not been able to make contact with her for a few days. the unclear how the woman died. however, investigators say there is no threat to the public. also making headlines, in prince george's county a prick county jury finds a former fbi agent guilty on all -- a prince george's county jury find a former fbi agent guilty on call counts. he was found guilty for crashing into lawrence garner's vehicle and killing him and seriously injuring his best
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friend. and a legendary swim coach is under arrest accused of sexually abusing one of his students decades ago. a now 43-year-old woman came forward and said rick curl sexually abused her when she was 13. curl was released on bond. he faces a preliminary hearing on a felony charge in november. president obama is back at the white house after a blistering two days hitting several battleground states. he is staying in town attending a democratic committee meeting at the national headquarter in the district and taping a few interviews, one for mtv. mitt romney is in iowa today for what his campaign is calling a major speech on the economy this afternoon in ames. the president also made history yesterday. he cast his vote in chicago becoming the first sitting president to do so before election day. after he cast his ballot, he joked that he can't say who he voted for. i think we know that.
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. a new suicide bombing this week. 35 people are dead and 07 injured in northern afghanistan in what is described as the deadliest attack in months i'm bomber targeted a mosque at the start of a muslim holiday. a doctor on the scene says bodies are everywhere. we are learning that the taliban taking responsibility for yesterday's insider attack that killed two american soldiers. the nationwide meningitis outbreak continues to grow. the cdc says another person died in indiana bringing the death toll to 24 now. south carolina is reporting its first probable case while virginia, michigan and new jersey also have some new cases. overall, 328 people in 18 states have now been infected.
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the outbreak was caused by injects of tainted steroid medication. two teenaged brothers in new jersey accused of murdering a young girl are due in court later today. a judge will decide whether justice tip and dante robinson should remain in jail or be released to their parents. the two are accused of killing 12-year-old anna pasquale. a warning for residents. keep a close eye on your car. we are not talking about grand theft auto here but cars set on fire. >> nearly a dozen all in the same day. we'll get the latest on the police investigation and of course our big story, hurricane sandy. tucker is tracking the storm and julie checks our friday morning commute. stay with us. we'll be right back.
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. welcome back to the fox 5 morning news. that is a live look outside right now at the wilson bridge. it is 5:15 in the morning. speaking of time, it is almost time for the marine corps marathon. it is on this sunday. there are events today and tomorrow leading up toit. over 100,000 people will visit the health and fitness expo at the d.c. armory today. tomorrow, there is a 5k run from the national mall. the big race is set for sunday morning. >> i'll be out there later on at the finish line. we are going to have a preview. we'll talk to the director of the race and they have some new
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stuff involving social media and that kind of thing. you want to stay tuned for that. >> that is great. >> are you going to be switching into your running gear? >> no, i'm not going to fake it. the race isn't until sunday. >> we were hoping to get a preview. >> you don't want to see that. after yesterday's workout, i can barely walk from yesterday. >> yes. i'm so impressed anybody can run a full marathon. >> it is pretty impressive. >> you guys are both runners. >> i ran a half marathon many people might remember. >> at two and a half, i'm like oh, my diamondback. >> that was plenty. i can never imagine doing that all over again. let's talk about right here right now first because that is the most immediate concern. we'll be fine this morning. we've got some fog out there. you can see that on our satellite-radar picture and just like yesterday, we had the low clouds for the first part of the day. i think we'll do that again today. if you look real carefully, you see the milky gray that spread
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across eastern pennsylvania and much of maryland and virginia here. that is that fog that i mentioned and we've got an easterly flow here. our wind are out of the east pushing across the ocean. that is why we have this little maritime layer and it will keep temperatures realtively cool. that is a cold front out in indiana. that will be player in our forecast as we get into the weekend. we are concerned about hurricane sandy. maximum winds 58 miles per hour with sandy here as it pushes off to the north and west at about 13 right now t remains a very formidable hurricane, very powerful. they've got tropical storm warning and watches extending up into the carolinas now. this will continue to track often for the north and north and west over the next couple of days. i think our weather will start to break down during the day on sunday. we'll probably start to get some rain showers in here and then the main event as it were would likely occur during the day on monday and tuesday. just look at the latest guidance. it looks a little more ominous
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for us. i want to emphasize that this track could change. it has changed several times in the past southeasterly days so nothing is set in stone here. but. -- it has changed several times in the past several days so nothing is set in stone here. saturday at 5:00, notice the storm still to our south. that is the cold front that. cold air, when it interacts with this tropical air will energy the system right where we don't want it to. watch the motion here. we are sunday morning at 11:00. starting to get the bands of rain. notice the eye, the center of circulation still well to our south. and as i mentioned, the latest guidance is trying to put the center right up to the bay of delaware here early monday into tuesday and that would be very problem at being for us. that would mean lots and lots of heavy rain and gusty wind around here. it could still be a category one hurricane or at least the
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equist lent at landfall. there could be some 70-mile an hour wind gust as long the shore by early monday. 7 1-rbg early clouds and fog today. -- 71, early clouds and fog today. let me mention the cool temperature with the rain and wind and highs only in the upper 40s to about 50 monday and tuesday. this could be some very heavy rain. lots of question marks. things could change here that. track could change. but definitely want to keep in mind here we could be dealing with a pretty good storm by monday and tuesday. let's do some traffic and say happy friday to julie. >> all right. sound like you got your work cut out for you. right now around the highways, you will fine lanes are open, no problems reported to and from the wilson bridge. overnight construction has cleared for those continuing on the beltway between annandale and springfield. we do have roadwork in operation so the construction will tie up both north and southbound 286 at rugby road. that is scheduled until about
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6:00 this morning. so make note of that. no problems reported right know northbound on i-95. had accident activity southbound in lorton. all of that should now be cleared to the shoulder. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. . >> thank you. police in prince george's county are on the hunt for a possible serial arsonist. >> bob barnard has the reaction from the victims who are contused and angry that there maw be a firebug on the loose. >> reporter: the string of arsons began early wednesday morning and continued for almost 24 hours. one by one, the arsonist torched cars in kettering and upper marine layer pro. - - upper marlboro. we spoke with two victims.
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one said when he hooked outside his car was on fire. donell elliot says he caught the culprits in the act. >> we hard my car alarm go off. my son turned the light on in the house. they scattered but they piled paper in the seat to attempt to i guess set it on fire but they scattered once the lights came on in the house. i think they don't realize what they're doing. they are putting people out of their convenience and i'm sure there are people that only have one car and they have no way to get to work now. >> reporter: if you live in or near upper marlboro or kettering, police are suggesting you leave your scout door lights on at night especially where you park your car. investigators are hoping somebody knows about this firebug and gives them a call. the tip line is there on your screen. screen. you don't have to give your
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name. that was bob barnard reporting. coming up, a hotel sporting an interesting look but for a god cause. >> are you headed to a haunted house this halloween? why do we love to scare ourselves to death. with a roomful of strangers, it makes it even worse. this may be some answers to that question. stay with us.
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we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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. look at that. the idea is to get to you look twice. two miles worth of bras have been strung together and they cover the front of hotel donaldson in fargo, north dakota. here is the story. it is all an attempt to promote breast cancer awareness. the owner hopes it will make people stop and take a moment to think about the severity of the disease. the hotel also hosted a fundraiser for the american cancer society. i imagine that would get you to look twice. >> some of us will be head tog haunted house for halloween. >> did you know that sharing fear can abby healthy experience? i didn't know that. all right. we have a report on the benefits of of our halloween rituals.
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>> reporter: in health work, 'tis the season to scare and be scared. the question is why do we do it to ourselves? let's get become to halloween 2010. for me, memories are still raw. >> my heart is racing. i'm starting to sweat because i am at one of the biggest haunted houses in the country. admittedly i'm in the a haunted house person and frankly i don't understand why so many are. waiting in long lines, forking over a big chunk of pocket change. following strangers in the darkness in complete fear for what? >> fear connects us to other people. >> reporter: human nature expert paul zach is the author of the moral molecule, a book that examines what makes us good or evil. he tells me the terror brings us closer to one another. >> it is interesting when we have scary person ways loved one, with a family member, a strange are, we chatting together and bonding to them.
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>> reporter: it is estimated that americans spend between $300 and $500 million a year visiting haunted houses. i just came out a side door and i'm sweating. my heart is racing. >> reporter: those are the physical effects of fear but what happens to your brain when you go through a traumatic event. if you are with other people like in a crowded haunted house, ironically, there is a release of oxytocin. >> it releases that bus plus adrenaline and stress hormones. soldiers in battle have very strong connections. >> reporter: zach has been working with cedar point to study while families connect so well on roller coasterred and the theory is the same as with haunted houses. at the end the day, you say together, we survived.
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that is health works. alth work . >> i guess there is something to that. i find that i like to watch scary movies but i'm all the one that is sitting there like this when i look between my fingers in there is something bad. >> i just let somebody else experience that. they can tell me about it. movies and all. >> our big story this morning and likely for the next several days, hurricane sandy. coming up next, a massive hurricane pounding at bahamas and could be headed towards our direction, possibly as a superstorm, rain, wind and maybe even some snow mixed in there as well. >> don't say snow. >> for some areas. >> we're tracking sandy. this is a live look at the storm on our radar. stay with us. we'll be right back.
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so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. hurricane sandy sandy . welcome back. a foggy start to your friday as we take a live look at the win. we'll see how that is affecting traffic coming up in a little bit -- we'll take a live look at the woodrow wilson bridge. hurricane sandy caused a lot of damage in cuba. there are tropical storm conditions in southeast florida this morning. >> the east coast is getting ready for what forecasters have dubbed frankenstorm. hurricane sandy is perilling
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her -- barreling her way towards the east coast. our area utility companies are also preparing for sandy. both pepco and bg & e are planning for hundreds of thousands of potential outages. that is not good. workers are now on stand-by. pepco says they have 400 contractors ready plus an additional 150 holiday crews and bg & e says they have 500 contractors. so already getting ready for the power outages. >> yeah. one of the big issues will be that the wind field will expand as the storm gets closer. i'm afraid the damage will be widespread. remember with the derecho, it was fairly localized t could be here up to new york city, out to the west y you said in this area, at this point, you didn't think we would get hurricane force wind? >> i don't think it is likely we'll get hurricane force wind here in the immediate metro area but we could get close.
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we could get 50, 60-mile per hour winds. it could be a sustained period of winds so -- >> that can do damage. >> any of you around for isabelle, it caused lots and lots of damage. the potential is there. again, there is a lot of talk about the storm, a lot of possible scenarios and don't panic yet because it is not set in stone. >> don't go buy five million things of bread is what you're saying? >> well, i don't give advice on bread shopping. >> or toilet paper shopping. >> please don't buy it yet. i haven't been there. >> don't go get it until sarah has hers. that is the important thing igot some extra at my house. >> the important thing is you get the right kind. >> oh, my goodness. >> here is the radar picture. that is the latest with hurricane sandy. a category one hurricane. maximum winds 80 miles per hour pushing off to the north and west at 13.
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and let me just emphasize again, it will get in combination here with a lot of cold air, a cold front, we'll call day short wave that is approaching from the west. that is why it is getting this nickname of the frankenstorm. it will become a hybrid storm as it approaches the eastern seaboard. we are fine today, fine tomorrow. this would be starting sunday affect we'll start to get some rain and monday and tuesday would be the main event with sandy. there is your satellite-radar. we've got fog locally to start your day. hoping the fog will burn off by early afternoon and we'll get a little sunshine in here with highs about 70 degrees. so we're just fine again for your friday. might be a the drizzle or shower in spots for the first part of your day. 71 here in washington. >> and be sure, of course, to stay with us all morning long on fox 5 morning news where we will continue to track hurricane sandy. can you follow the storm's path on my fox the web site features enhanced satellite images, interactive models a live chat and more.
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you are not doing the live chat, are you? >> no, i'm the interactive model. >> oh, no. police go to julie wright quickly. >> i'm kidding. >> you can see tucker now with the fan and his hair being blown back. windy! storms coming. storm coming. >> the interactive model. >> wow. >> all right. on the roads, you will find your lanes are open. no problems reported if you are traveling the beltway inner loop between annandale and merrifield. here we go on kenilworth avenue headed south from eastern continuing out towards pennsylvania avenue. all of the lane here are open. traffic volume nice and y on 295 coming inbound past first sterling to the 11th street bridge towards south capital street. northbound on i-95, the hov lanes and the main line, your lanes are open still at speed continuing out towards the springfield interchange. we had reports of accident activity. all of that activity has cleared. northbound i-59 in good shape so far leaving staffer ford and
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continuing up towards the beltway. we do have the roadway in mace right now. -- loafing stafford and continuing up towards the beltway. that should be cleared shortly before 6:00. -- leaving stafford and continuing up toward the beltway. we do have the construction in mace right now. we are hoeing you a live picture from a scene right now at the field of leesburg on edwards ferry road. police tell us they were called by the woman's relatives shortly before 1:00. the family had been unable to contact her for a few days. investigators are not saying how the woman died but do say this is no threat to the public. also new, a tragedy accused of -- for one family, a nanny
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accused of killing two children. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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is. a terrifying scene out at a lucky new york apartment complex where police say a nanny stabbed the two children she was watching before she tried to kill herself. the children were found by their own mother in the tub
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with multiple stab wounds. the nanny had self-inflicted stab wounds to her throat. she is now in critical condition. the investigate is continuing. a judge in massachusetts has granted a request from the boston globe to unseal testimony mitt romney gave in a bitter divorce case more than 0 years ago. the case concerned staples founder tom simberg and his new ex-wife. she supported the globe's request. >> i do not think it is fair for her to continue to be gagged and not to be able to speak about this. voters are a right to know everything about governor romney, everything and then they need to analyze what was said under oath. >> the transcripts were not immediately released. lawyers say they are still reviewing them. the new era from microsoft. the tech company is releasing a revamped windows 8 operating system today. the new versings unlike any windows system you have ever
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used before. it works much like the touch screen smart phones or lets that are currently out on the market. brian bolter has more. >> i think if you are really used to the way things work, this may confuse you. i mayen rage you at first. it will be interesting to see how a lot of people react when they buy a new home computer, they boot into windows 8 and they're lost. i think other people will like day whole lot because on a touch screen device, it apparently is easier to flip around from one app to another. >> windows 8 retails at about $40. so everybody else buy it and let me know what you think. >> let us both know what you think. activists on both side of the gay marriage debate fight for the same cause. why both groups are backing a suspended gallaudet university official looking to be reinstate. an updated forecast from tucker weather. continuing to watch hurricane sandy and where it is.
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julie has a check on the roadways this morning. stay with us. we'll be right back. rachel and sam have a house. now they want a home. a home where everything feels like it's designed just for them. where the styles they love fit into the wallet they have. big or small they want furniture that makes life better. that's why they visit us. we're more than a home improvement store. we're ikea, the life improvement store.
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hook at the calm before the storm. it is now coming up on 5:45. it is so quiet out there right now. >> four cars on the road. five. >> there will be nobody on the
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road come monday and tuesday. we hope not. we are watching hurricane sandy and seeing what is happening with her. >> we have a couple of days. no need to panic because we've got today, tomorrow and even honestly much of sunday, things will be fine. this will be generally a monday- tuesday time period where the worst of the storm would hit. it will be heavy rain. and the potential for some sustained gusty winds around here close to the beaches. so i mean definitely something to focus on here early next week but again, we don't need to panic this morning. >> okay. because things can change. >> things can and they will change. they've changed several times here in the past 48 hours and they will likely change again as we get a little closer to the storm. we are starting to get a better incumbency sense of where it may be headed and how strong it might be when it gets here.
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>> we'll keep our finger is crossed. -- we are starting to get a better sense of where it may be headed and how strong it might be when it gets here. >> 59 in frederick. we do have the fog with the maritime layers that has reappeared overnight. some early fog. might albright the dries. could be a shower in spots. much of your day should be dry and again, partly sunny by afternoon. you key the milky white there. that is the actual fog that has developed overnight t has been pushing in off the ocean. a little bit of an easterly breeze here for the morning hours. out to the west, this is a cold front. that will an player. that will start to arrive late tomorrow and bring us a couple of showers for your day on saturday and then that cooler air and that drier air will interact with what is left of sandy and likely cause some issues around here as i mentioned end of sunday into
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monday and tuesday. this is your tropical satellite. still a hurricane. hurricane sandy, maximum wind 08 miles per hour pushing off to the northwest. the wind field has been expanding over the last several hours. that is not a great sign because i mentioned earlier the damage with our derecho for instance in june, remember the thunderstorm complex we had come blue. that was fairly localized. this one will be a big event. it will be likely tomorrow pact several big cities, not just washington but likely philadelphia and new york as well. here is your latest tracker here. again, category one hurricane. 968millibars. watch the movement. suddenly, it gets pulledded in -- pulled in by the cold front i showed you. the latest guidance points day little further so the south and closer to washington. look how close that is to the bay of delaware. if this track were to verify, this would be a very serious storm for us by the day on
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monday. this would be tuesday just to our north. it would just have to kind of rain itself out. there would be nothing to push it out. we would just sit here and spin for a good 12 to 24 hours that. would cause lots and lots of issues around here during the day on tuesday and tuesday night. 71 touched early clouds and fog, afternoon sun. winds out of the east at five. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. next couple of days, things start it take a step down. the time frame would be monday, tuesday, still lots of question marks as sarah mentioned. things can and will change with the eventual track of that storm but you can guarantee you this. it will be a lot cooler with that cool are air working n l ook -- air working in. king in. let's get the latest from julie. i'm not paying attention. what is going on out there.
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>> you're not paying attention? >> i got my open thing going. >> that is true. let's get to the cameras now. 395 here at duke street. main line open for business. no problems to report as you leave landmark continuing out to the 14th street bridge. top stretch of the beltway is in good shape. so far, so good south of 109 headed out to the scales. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> gallaudet university is getting hit with heavy criticism from both side of the gay marriage debate. this all come after the university suspended its chief diversity officer for signing a petition to put the issue before the voters. it was spearhead by people who want to overturn the current maryland law that will allow same-sex marriage starting in january. on thursday, dozens of activists from both side gathered at the university including those who think the suspension wasn't right. >> miss angela mccaskill has a
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right under the u.s. constitution to sign any petition anywhere in this country and not get punished for it. >> all dr. mccaskill about d. was to exercise her right under the maryland state constitution. she exercised her civic duty and as a consequence, she encountered professional reprisals. we believe that is a major injustice. >> the university says the suspension is with pay and say they are currently talking with mccaskill's lawyers and various student groups about the situation. the detroit tigers trying to get even in the world series but did the giants pitching prove too strong? >> we are headed to the box office to hoe you what is new in theaters this weekend. stay with us. 
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we had a good group of people. good group off employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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in sports, game two of the world series between the giants and tigers. baumgartner switched a gem going seven innings. prince field are tried to score from first but get down. no! he was thrown out at the plate. giants win 2-0 and tax a two games to none lead. game three is in detroit tomorrow night right here on fox 5. >> and the redskins. london fletcher's streak of playing in 231 consecutive
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games is in jeopardy. he has been undergoing testing on his balance. and pierre garcon might need surgery t could end his season but postponing surgery until after the season is also a possibility. >> perhaps he should just get it over with. the sooner, the better, be ready for next year. >> let's talk movies now. several spooky themed movies are hitting the silver screen just in time for halloween. >> also some flicks for the lighthearted too. >> journey through time with tom hanks and halle berry in cloud atlas, an unusual movie that connects stories that span several centuries while exploring the idea that every action impacts others in the future. hang ten with gerard butler as he leaves a family friendly flick based on the true story
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of a veteran surfer who teach as a newby how to hit dangerous waves in chasing maverick. >> make room for several halloween themed movies hitting theaters the weekend before the big day. first, the teen party comedy, fun size about a high school senior who loses her little brother during all the halloween craziness. going for screams instead of laughs, silent hill revelation 3-d. the movie has earth mason unlocking a door into a dark world that boasts the horrors that torment her. paranormal topped the box office last week. it introduced fans to another chapter in the hidden camera, keep your eyes peeled on the whole screen signature scares.
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>> there you go f you want to be scared. >> i'll pass. >> coming up, we know college is a big cost but you could be in for sticker shock as more schools top the $50,000 tuition mark. that is ahead in our business beat. >> that is not good for the old wallet. time now for our facebook fan of the day. today, we say hello to whitney sanderson. a big fan of fox 5 and a big fan of tucker barnes. >> wow, tucker. >> people love tucker. >> now, with some stormy weather possibly bearing down on the east coast, tucker needs all the good vibes we can send him. >> good vibes heading your way. leave a comment under her photo. we are leaving you right now with a look at hurricane sandy. this is a live look at the massive storm on radar as she approaches the east coast. she could hit us in just a few days. we are checking in with tucker and he will let us know where things are tracking and everything you need to know coming up.
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