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our transformation experts can help a woman and customer navigate. >> reporter: she says the new store has something for everyone. >> the undershirts have been the same for years. we tapered it in, added a little bit of lycra so it doesn't stretch out easy stand makes guys go a belt loop tighter. >> reporter: where does she go from here? >> future plans, world domination. we want to go international. no butt left behind. tyson's coroner is just the start. >> beth parker, fox 5 news. see, we can get you some manx. >> i'll pass on that. >> oh, okay. >> happy monday, everyone. >> november 5th. live look outside at the washington monument to get things started on this week. >> just makes things disappear. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. i don't know how to follow that
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except to change the subject and talk about schools. some school closings in garrett county, maryland. northern high school, northern middle school, hickory environmental education center and grantsville elementary are closed due to water problems. all other schools in garrett county are open on time today. >> let's check in with tucker now to get the latest on our weather. >> good morning. cold start to our day. got some cloud cover moving through. that is holing temperatures up a little bit. we are in the mid-30s. -- that is holding temperatures up a little bit. a cool afternoon. >> okay. cool, not cold. >> yeah, right there. >> windy? >> breezy. >> he's correcting everything you say. >> i'm glad you asked. it is 43 degrees at reagan national. 40 at dulles. 41 at bwi marshall. as you showed you a few minutes ago, much of the area in the
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30s at this hour. we've fallen back into the 30s for the suburbs. looking at your radar, your satellite-radar, no rain to be concerned with. did he we do have cloud cover moving through at the moment. clouds will be with us here for the first part of your day but i think the trend will be to clear things on the by late morning. -- we do have cloud cover. highs later today will only top out near 50 degrees. temperatures remain on the cool side. our average daytime high should still be in the low 60s. compute are indicating we'll only get into the mid- to upper 40s later today. a bit of a breeze out of the north and west at five to 10. so definitely jacket weather here to stay for your monday. >> absolutely. time now to check in with julie wright to see what is happening during the morning commute. >> not a lot goingon right now. you will find that your lanes are open around the capital beltway and you will find that traffic volume is light working in your favor so far. no issues reported right now out here on the roads as you continue to make your way along
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66 head eastbound continuing inbound towards the capital beltway and off of northbound i- 95. a nice, easy ride so far leaving springfield continuing out towards 395. lanes are open, overnight construction clearing as you continue to work your way along the beltway continuing eastbound along 66 headed in towards 495. southbound 270 looks great leaving germantown headed for the lane divide. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. we have more now for drivers out there. beginning today, the fines for speed camera violations will decrease. fines to tickets up to $10 over the limit will go down to $50. for those going more than 15 miles per hour per hour over the limit, they will get a reduced ticket of $100. the fines for anyone going over 25 miles over the limit will be increased to $300. coming up, we'll talk with aaa about reaction to those changes. in the past, they have not been supporters of the speed cameras
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so it will be interesting to see what they have to say. >> all right. to politics now. the presidential campaigns are winding down to the last hours and both candidates continue their frenzied schedules in the battleground states. melanie a.m. wick is -- alnwick is in the newsroom with the final push. >> florida, ohio, iowa, new hampshire and yes, virginia getting multiple visits before the last day of campaigning is through. president obama ended in you're ore a colorado cheered by a crowd of 20,000 people. he made stops in florida telling supporters he will need them after the election. a first for mitt romney as he campaigned in traditionally democratic pennsylvania where polls suggest the state is relatively close. romney held events in iowa, ohio and virginia. the race is a squeaker and political analysts believe we night not have a clear winner
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tuesday night if it comes down to provisional ballots in ohio that, by law, don't get counted right away. right away. >> unless the president ones overwhelmingly in florida and virginia and doesn't need ohio and also wins in wisconsin and iowa and nevada and new hampshire, if if comes down to ohio, we won't have a winner and we won't even have the votes as you said counted until 10 days from election day. >> reporter: the latest poll numbers out show president obama and mitt romney in a dead heat. a new abc news "washington post" poll has both candidates tied at 48%. obama takes the lead by one point in and nbc news "wall street journal" poll getting the support of 48% of likely voters to romney's 47%. today, president obama holds rallies in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. he will wrap up with with the evening rally in des moines. mitt romney will begin his final day of campaigning in central florida.
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he will be in fairfax, virginia this afternoon for a rally at george mason university and he will fin you be up in new hampshire where he secured the republican nomination. >> busy last-minute traveling for those candidates. thank you. nearly a week after sandy pummeled much of the northeast, residents in some of the hardest hit areas are batting cold weather and a new threat from mother nature. fox's rick leventhal is in hoboken, new jersey with more. >> reporter: with difficult recovery efforts continuing in much of the northeast, dropping temperatures now raising new concerns. six days after sandy, many resident still have no power. new york governor andrew cuomo says homes without heat are, quote, uninhabitable. >> we'll have tens of thousands of people who need housing solutions right away. >> reporter: right now, forecasters say a nor'easter could hit the region by wednesday. a fuel shortage is expected to continue for days in northern new jersey. many drivers still waiting in long lines to fill their tanks.
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>> this was the closest to the house so i figure, once you're on line, i guess you just hate to get off. you might as well stay put. >> reporter: the defense department now distributing free gas at some locations in new york. but new jersey governor chris christie says that won't happen in his state. >> fema came to me sanded a they wanted me to give away free gas. i told them. no they said we'll take your gas back if you don't give it away for free and i said good, take it back. i was not going to set up the kind of mayhem. >> reporter: governor christie still urging people to vote. >> polling places that are not destroyed but don't have power, you still go to your polling places. you will have trucks set up there. you will all vote old school. >> reporter: everyone of new jersey's 21 countries has been included in the major disaster declaration. rick leventhal, fox news. the final journey for a
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landmark u.s. defense vessel, that is coming up next. >> plus, a milestone for a man with a mind controlled prosthetic leg. we are checking more headlines coming up. [ 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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it is the end of the line for the world appear first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. thousands cheered as the u.s.s. enterprise pulled into its port in norfolk, virginia for the last time on sunday. thenter price has participated in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis in 1962. the first mind controlled bionic leg debuted at the willis tower. zach used the leg to climb 103 floors to the top of the building and he did it in less than an hour. money raised from the event goes to the rehabilitation institute of chicago. that is pretty impressive. i think of two flights of stairs, i would be out of breath. >> this is a lot of stairs. >> good for him. "washington post" out with some endorsements of several big questions on the ballot in
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maryland. >> up next, we will tell you if it appears the paper is for or against the expanded gambling. let's talk to tucker barnes. >> i'm for some warmer weather. we'll see if we have it on the seven-day forecast. temperatures in the 30s and low 40s. i'll have your workweek weather and we'll take a look at election day weather coming up as well right after the break.  [ 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 shington 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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look at that. what a beautiful shot as we take a live look out over washington, d.c. back towards wisconsin avenue there and it looks like it is kind of cloudy from what i can see. it looks like it is kind of lit up to the left though. i don't know -- it is just a really nice shot. >> look like a portrait i have in my house. >> really? >> you have fancy portraits. >> no, it looks like the city on the portrait. >> it will be sunny and cool today. we have clouds out there right now. that is what you are seeing reflecting the light,. >> oft some cloud cover -- we've got some cloud cover out there. yesterday, it was cool. people going to the redskins game, it was definitely cool out there. let's get to it. take a look at the current numbers. there is a freeze warning just to the north and west of the city so several counties here
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jst north and west under a freeze warning. i'm not sure we're going to get there. we'll get close. but with the cloud cover holding these temperatures up just a little bit north and west, 37 in gaithersburg. we're 39 in manassas. 40 at dulles. 37 in frederick. still plenty chilly and certainly chilly for this time of year. 37 in leonardtown. and 44 in annapolis. very cool start to your day. our highs will top out close to 50 degrees. maybe low 50s for a few of us. a little bit of cloud cover across the northeast and we're getting a little upper level disturbance. that will give us clouds early but i think the clouds will break up quickly and it should be a mostly sunny but cool afternoon. focusing out to the west, this little piece of energy right here out towards st. louis is going to dive down into the -- down towards the gulf of mexico and re-emerge as a coastal nor'easter by about wednesday. we'll be fine until then but i think by late tomorrow, tomorrow night, we'll start to
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get some clouds. it will be the big turn here and then up the coast. wednesday, it looks like a wet and windy day across the region, particularly washington points east, could be some gusty winds. unfortunately, right where we don't want it. we'll get hit hard with gusty winds wednesday into thursday. the other piece of this is we have to watch exactly the track of the storm. because if it tracks just far enough out to the west, we could have some precipitation issues. in other words, we could see some frozen stuff out to the west. here is your futurecast. there we are this afternoon. should be a nice afternoon for it. most of tomorrow looks fine but by tomorrow night, at the start to get the clouds. here comes your storm up the coast by wednesday afternoon and wednesday night. that will bring us a period of chilly rain wednesday afternoon and early thursday. 51 today. winds north and west five to 10. early clouds give way to lots of sun. average daytime high should be in the 60s. 35 tonight. another very cold one overnight
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with the wind here out of the north at five to 10. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. mostly sunny tomorrow. late day clouds. wednesday and thursday, that is your nor'easter. again, could end as a period of wet snow for parts of the area. friday, saturday and sunday, temperatures start a gradual warm-up in the 60s around here by zipped. let's do traffic and say good morning to julie wright. >> all right. on the roads, so far, so good. you will find your lanes here are open. no problems reported along 66 coming inbound this morning leaving fair oaks headed inbound towards industry ena light traffic volume on 359 continuing across the inbound 14th street bridge and working your way to the southeast- southwest freeway. all alanes are open right now for those continuing their trip in montgomery county. working your way around the capital beltway passing colesville road headed for 270. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. the "washington post" today is out with its endorsement of
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several major questions on the ballot in maryland. the post endorses question 4, the dream act. on question 5, whether to approve the new congressional redistricting map in maryland, the post recommends against it. the post editorial board supports question six to allow same-sex marriage. on the big issue. expanded gambling including a casino at national harbor, the post says marylanders should vote for question 7 saying the state can't afford to pass up the projected revenue. the effort to expand gambling in maryland has resulted in a massive tv campaign with dueling ads. question seven on the ballot could lead to casino gambling at national harbor but it now face as a last-minute legal challenge. we have a report.
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>> reporter: voters are dizzy trying to sort it all out. should they say yes nor to the controversial referendum. >> i'm going to say yes to question seven. >> we said no to question seven. >> reporter: question seven asks maryland voter ifs they want one more casino in the state, if they want casinos to able to operate table games and if they want more slots terminals, all with the primary goal of raising extra revenue for education. >> ultimately, when you get down to, it it is all about jobs. it is about respect to prince george's county. >> we are both educators. we've learned in the past the money doesn't make it to the classroom and any money that does come in almost feels like blood money to me and a tax on the poor. >> reporter: the truth, post says school spending won't increase and maryland's top financial official agrees. >> i'm opposed to question seven because i can very clearly tell the people of maryland there is no new education money coming from this casino. >> reporter: the cost of saying
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yes or no is extremely expensive, an estimate nearly $80 million altogether, way more than the nearly $20 million spent by governor martin o'malley and bob ehrlich in the 2010 gubernatorial race. >> when i think about my public school's budget, that really irks me to hear me that $80 million is spent on marketing and advertising. >> reporter: to complicate matter, former county councilmember filed a lawsuit friday challenging the constitutionality of question seven. he claim the majority of all registered voters would have to approve the measure, not just the majority of those who turn out to vote. maryland delegate michael mcdermott has filed a complaint with the state prosecutor. he alleges that the councilman is going to be paid moppy by gaming interests in west virginia for drumming up opposition to question seven in his voting district. the season started out
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promising for the washington redskins but they've hit a major dip in the road. >> we'll hear from the coach coming up next. up next.
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in sports, the redskins are riding a three-game losing streak. they fell to the lowly carolina
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pan shares on sunday. cam newton through for 201 yards passing including that one right there. 82yards on that play. robert griffin iii threw for 215 yards but was sacked four times. the redskins fall to 3-6 on the season heading into their bye week. following the game, here is something that is interesting. coach mike shanahan didn't sound too optimistic about the future of the seem even though the season is not over. >> you lose a game like that. now, you are playing to see who obviously is going to be on your football team for years to come and now we get a chance to evaluate player appears see where we're at. we are not out of it statistically but now we find out what type of character we got and how guys keep on fighting through rest of the season. >> wow. that was the coach. >> that is is coach saying that. marchs on washington are not unusual but marches with
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puppets are. although it sounds like something that is all in good fun, it carried a serious message. >> reporter: the marchers want the federal government to continue funding pbs. john henrehan takes us to the million puppet march. >> reporter: there weren't a million puppets on the streets of washington, d.c. but at least a thousand people, many of them with cloth and furry friends, turned out for what they call the million puppet march. the million puppet march was organized as a response to a debate comment made by republican presidential candidate mitt romney who was expressing concern over mounting federal deficits. >> i like pbs. i love big bird. but i'm not going to keep on spending money to borrow money from china to pay for. >> reporter: many of the puppets were caches featured on public television programs aimed at children. >> look at all these nice
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people here to support pbs. we were told there were snacks so which way are the snacks? >> we love the muppets. we love sesame street. it is the only channel i would let my son watch. cutting that is a catastrophe. >> reporter: identify moment, we thought somebody in the crowd might have gotten his presidential elections mixed up. no, noah brought a puppet of the late president richard nixon. >> even nixon was a supporter of the arts and nea and public broadcasting. if even nixon is in support of that, come on. >> the other side might say there are these huge budget deficits, who would you cut? >> you can't cut kids out of the everything regardless of budgets, regardless of defense spend organize whatever it is we got to spend. eng case is most important to everybody. >> the two internet organizers of the million puppet march who had never met did ask members of the crowd to make donations to public broadcasting stations. in washington, john henrehan, fox 5 news. >> what a sight though to see
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them down there. that is so neat. >> all these puppets and everything. >> i saw the count. >> we saw all kind of different puppets down there trying to make a stand. >> stay with us. we'll be right back.  [ earnest ] oout of the blue one day,
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we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse.
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a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just ma me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. welcome back. taking a live look at the beltway right there.
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things seem to be moving along pretty well. we'll check in with julie to get the rest of your traffic update. we have some school closings to update you on. some school closings in garrett county specifically in maryland. northern middle school, northern high school, mickery environmental education center grantsville are closed. they got socked with that snow. >> it's been a rough week out there. real cold out there. here locally, we are chilly too. temperature overnight falling back into the 30s. inre in town t will be a decent monday. we should be nice and dry. no western with any rain today. but these temperatures are going to stay on the cool eyed for the next several days. there is your satellite-radar. a little cloud cover to start your day. a lot of cloud cover for much of the region. the clouds will break up and we
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should be in for a mostly sunny afternoon. cool temperature expected across the region. currently, it is 43 in washington. but lots of 30s off to the west and there are some cold temperatures. remember, there are still about a million people to the north that don't have power. 40 this morning in new york so it is chilly up there. 33 in detroit. temperatures just off to the north and west well below freezing and we'll be dealing with this later tonight into tuesday morning. 50 your daytime high. cool temperatures but we should be dry with more sun building in later this afternoon. >> sun is good. we like the sun. >> thank you. time now to say hello to julie wright. >> hey, you guys. right now on the roads you will find lanes are open. overnight roadwork in place tying up your commute as you work your way westbound around 495 near new hampshire avenue has cleared. no problems reported right now here at colesville road
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continuing westbound over towards 270. lanes are open in you are traveling eastbound 66, an easy drive headed towards vienna. beltway looks good in each direction. traffic running smoothly crossing over the potomac headed for the southeast- southwest freeway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. all right. the presidential candidates have one last full day of campaigning. >> the latest poll numbers out show president obama and mitt romney in a dead heat. a new abc news "washington post" poll has both candidates tied at 48%. and nbc news "wall street journal" poll of likely voters has the president leading by one point. >> real close there. there is time for one last push. president obama is making stops in wisconsin, ohio and iowa today. the president's final event is in des moines. then he will go home to chicago. >> mitt romney is schedule to be in florida, ohio, new hampshire and virginia today. his final event will be in new hampshire before heading home to massachusetts. during this last push, both
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candidates have been talking about bipartisanship while stressing their differences. >> it is a choice between two different visions for america, between a return to the top- down policies that crashed our economy and an economy that is built from the middle out and the bottom up. >> you think obamacare create jobs? >> no! >> did his war on coal and oil as gas create jobs? >> no. >> governor romney's rally in the commonwealth will be held at george mason university patriot center. the district's new board of ethics and government accountability is expected to open its doors to the public today. last mark the board was given afull list of logistics that needed to be completed in a short am of time. the newly appointed director of the boar will also begin today after leaving hi job with the attorney general's office.
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good news no drivers in d.c. some speed camera tickets will now cost less. mayor convince the gray says fines for traveling between 11 and 15 mimes per hour over the speed limit will decrease from $125 to $100. fines for traveling between one and 10 miles per hour over the limb the will reduce to $50. coming up in our 9:00 hour, we'll talk to aaa about these changes. they have not been supporters of these speed cameras in the past. today, residents on long beach, new york will be allowed back to their homes to check out the damage and grab their belongings. fema says it has approved more than $150 million in aid for those affected by the superstorm. new york officials warn communitiers ever an influx of people using the city's transit system today and more challenges ahead this week. generators will be brought into
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polling centers for tomorrow's elect as well as more bad weather on the way. michael bloomberg says crews are still working around the clock to bring the power back and clean up the mess. -- new york officials warn commuters of an influx of people using the city's transit system today and more challenges ahead this week. clean-up from sandy will give the construction industry some help, which analyst says could mean an economic boost in the early part of next year. storm damage is estimated at about $50 million for lost property, businesses and additional costs. now, there could also be an increase in manufacturing but that won't be seen until insurance companies pay all their claims. coming up, tragedy at a disoo. a little boy is mauled to death. up next, we'll get the latest on that story. >> a frightening find inside one storage unit. details of what greeted one couple. we are checking more headlines
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coming up next. -- coming up, tragedy at a zoo. a little boy is mauled to death. completely abolish student loans for college. no wonder bill clinton and the washington post both endorse john delaney for his deep understanding of job creation. he'll be "an unusually effective congressman." delaney: it's not about politics. it's about doing what's right to help the middle class. i'm john delaney, and i approve this message.
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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. d.c. police are looking for a gunman who killed a 22-year- old man in southeast overnight. officers passed out flyers with photos of andre jack on it. he was the victim shot in 3900 block of individual road.
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-- photos of andre jackson on it. pittsburgh zoo remains closed indefinitely this morning after a two-year-old boy was mauled to death there. the boy fell about 14 feet off a deck into a den where there were 11 african painted dogs on sunday. witnesses immediately told staff members who called police but the animals mauled the boy. the zoo says it is not clear when he died from the fall or the attack. zoo keeps are managed to get 10 of the dogs away from the child. one dog had to be shot. imagine in, opening the door to your storage unity and finding a giant snake that was what happened to one couple in washington state. it turned out to be a 15-foot boa con descrictor caught between furniture and old mattresses and nobody seemed to know how it got there. >> we kind of thought it was someone's playing a prank on us
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but i touched it and it feels like it is a live critter. >> i stepped back and looked at it and screamed and said it my husband, that's real and i ran screaming and screaming. >> i would have done the same thick. the couple called animal control. they ended up calling in back- up when they got a look at the size of that thing. that is disgusting. >> the guy actually touched it. >> i would just shut the gate and take off running. >> just let the snake keep the mattresses. >> i don't want any of that. >> let's talk about this. when we come bark we'll discuss this. long gas lines in new jersey and new york as people try to recover from sandy. in in some cases, the gas ration is isn't going as plan giant food there is an even numbered car in there and not one thing is being said to them. >> are you going to turn them away? >> i with -- i cannot turn them away. they got to get gas. >> we'll get the latest on that gas shortage. >> we are checking that morning
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commute and the gas shortage. get ready to more cold temperatures and a storm on the way. 
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welcome back. taking a live look at the u.s.
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capitol dome. good, chilly start to the day. i shouldn't say good. some people would say it's horrible start. >> not raining or anything. we'll check in with tucker in a second. >> welcome to game central station. >> a new need animation movie is wreaking havoc at the box office. wreck-it ralph won the top place at the box office. box o now doubt you've heard about president obama and mitt romney. there are also green, libertarian and several other presidential candidates on the ballot tomorrow but did you know hello kitty is running for
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president too. her campaign has popped up its headquarters in d.c. we'll check in with her beginning in the next hour. >> i saw a woman wearing like a hello kitty for president shirt, a woman, not -- yeah. it is like the big thing right now. >> it is still a cartoon character, right? >> whatever direction you want. >> yeah. what about taken two, the movie. >> what are the chances that you are going to get taken again? >> liam neeson is prepared. >> we were forecasting cold but it is just quite cool out there. we are not hitting the freezing mark. we have a freeze warning just north and west of town. i don't think we'll be get because we have cloud cover moving in over night. 40 in quantico and in fredericksburg. the temperature are chilly but
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not quite the freezing mark yet. 34 in culpeper. 36 in winchester. 37 in hagerstown. southern maryland, 37 in leonardtown as well. let's talk weather. we have a little cloud cover to start your day. there we go. right across the mid-atlantic. it should be a decent afternoon. i think we'll be mostly sunny here. it ill with be cool. our flow still out of the north and west. still a bit of a breeze here north and west during your day with high temperatures only about 50. pretty good storm system now taking shape out to the west. this is going to do one of those where it dips down into the northern gulf and then does the big curve up the coast by wednesday and this will become a coastal nor'easter. you've probably been hearing about it the last couple of days. it will wring heavy rain and wind to places that really don't want it -- it will bring heavy rain and wind to places
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that really don't want it. a little rain out in the pacific northwest. it will be chilly with winter weather up in wisconsin. the big news maker, at least weather-wise, will be this nor'easter that is taking shape. that will bring locally heavy rain to parts of the southing through florida tomorrow. that will be the big weather maker. we should be in for sunshine and some cool temperatures for your election day tomorrow. 51 today. a.m. clouds, plenty of afternoon sun. still cool, winds north and west at five to 10. tonight, 35rbgs clear skies and cold conditions. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. plenty of sunshine tomorrow. highs near 50. wednesday and thursday, there is your nor'easter. got to watch the track. it is going to bring us wind and rain. -- tonight, 35, clear skies and cold conditions. let's do some traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> on the roads, we'll say good morning to the crew in sky fox hovering above the american legion bridge. we do have reports of accident
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activity on the inner loop as you travel from tyson's continuing up towards the american legion bridge. so heads up there as you work your way up towards the scene t likes for the most part, the activity will be confined to the right shoulder. and then expect some delays as you approach the scene due to the flashing lights. outer loop of the beltway not so busy leaving 207 and conning out towards the dulles toll road. you will find on the inside, we do have problems to report. we'll take youen side to show you what is happening here. 359 across the inbound 14th street bridge with no problems to report here. lanes are open on the top stretch. beltway working your way past colesville road. we do have problems to report on the metro's orange line. the blue orange line single tracking right now between eastern market and stadium armory due to a train malfunction we had earlier this morning. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. trying to drive around new york and new jersey continues a challenge because of the continued gas shortage due to hurricane sandy.
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but it appears to be working in some places. >> reporter: how long have you been in line? >> just about 10 minutes. this is one of the shortest ones i have aseen. >> today, not bad. maybe about a half hour. another day, it was 3 1/2 hours. >> reporter: there is pain at the pump and then there is this. >> the '70s all over again. >> gas lines miles long. motorists annoyed. >> i can't find any gas station. >> everybody is frustrated. i can understand their frustration. unfortunately, i think we were not prepared for this. >> reporter: eddy owns the on the run exxon on route 17 north in ram schism last few days have been as tough on his customers as it has been on him. >> i mean i will be more than happy to have the gas but i have to have the fuel to be able to dispense it. >> reporter: but in the last two days, he has received two pieces of good news. the governor has implemented a
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gas rationing system that appears to be easing wait times and tensions. >> alternate odd and even will help because it cuts 50% of the traffic. that helps a lot. >> the best way to do it. >> effect is getting crazy. the lines were down the highway and stuff. >> reporter: and governor christie has signed an executive order allowing stations to look outside of their brand supplier to gas for the next 10 days. so exxon mobil shops can buy from sunoco and bice versa. >> as the governor mentioned, as power gets turned back on, gasoline will become more available and the line should get short. there is no shortage ever fuel per se. what has happened is the delivery system was interrupted and we really had to rebuild it from scratch over the last few days. >> reporter: an arduous task, one the federal government is also attempting to help with setting up a toll-free hotline to get fuel and generators to gas stations and communities in need.
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>> all right. very interesting what happened on sunday with the redskins game. >> yeah. >> and we'll hear from rg iii as well as coach mike shanahan and those depressing comments when we come back. stay with us.  we had a good d 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, 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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i'm mitt romney, so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. the redskins are riding a flee-game losing streak. they fell to the carolina panthers sunday despite being decked out in the 1937
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throwback uniforms. cam knew ton through for 201. robert griffin iii through for 215 yards but was sacked four times. the redskins fall to 3-6 on the season heading into the bye week. rg iii had x-rays on his sore ribs. they came back negative. following the game, here is who rg iii and coach shanahan had to say. >> obviously, very disappointed. a must-win game is to give you a chance for a playoff spot at the midway point when you are 3- 5. when you lose a game like that, now you're playing to see who obviously is going to be on your football team for years to come and now we got a chance to evaluate players and see where we're at. obviously, we are not out of it statistically but now we find out what type of character we got and how guys keep on fighting through the rest of the season. >> you want to come out of a game like this way victory. we didn't get that.
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it is very upsetting. but at the end of the day, we got a bye week, we got to come back ready to go. we are not going to feel sorry for ourselves. we'll come back ready to go. >> just can't get it together. >> no, no. just can't get it together. you just summed it up. >> coming up, the big question ahead for investor. how the elections could impact the financial markets and why it may not be as big of a factor as you may think. >> breaking news. a maul earthquake in the new jersey storm zone. >> we say hello to paul jackson and angela griffith. paul nominated angela saying she can't start her mornings without fox 5. if we were on 24 hours aday, she would be watching. >> nice. >> we need a little bit of a break. maybe 22 hours a day. >> for your chance to be tomorrow's fan of the day, log
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