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the curfew has been lifted in baltimore. the national guard is pulling out. hello i'm debra alfarone. >> i'm bruce leshan. thousands of nationals are out of their way of baltimore this evening. the governor ordered them back to their basis today. the baltimore mayor lifted that curfew. >> and he's in baltimore where a rally just ended in front of city hall. how are people reacting to these two developments? >> reporter: well deborah, among the people we talked to, there was universal relief of the process of people being able to process this themselves and with no small amount of help, what it might look like.
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at baltimore city hall today, demonstrators gathered to pray u to celebrate, and to begin planning their city's future. >> i think it's a matter of moving forward from where we are. where and how far we had gotten so far. learning from our mistakes. trying to find a way to come together as a community. >> reporter: earlier outside the church service across town, they announced that in confrontation with the mayor, the 10:00 p.m. curfew would be lifted. >> it's been a real rough week. let's get people back to work and back to school to get them coming back to the city. >> reporter: they welcomed the end of the curfew and the national guard presence in their city. >> this will be off their shoulders, trust that they could handle themselves and that is initially what happened earlier in the week, just a reaction. >> reporter: and it was smaller than those in recent days and more diverse. one protest leader would push a stroller ahead of the group of
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mergers. >> for a lot of people it is ongoing for many years and for someone like me. my eyes were just open in the last few weeks. this is the beginning of the journey for me. for others it will be a continuation. >> reporter: and tonight it will be clear that the journey will continue, even if the rest of the country moves on. reporting live in baltimore, wusa9. >> thank you, garrett. getting several national guard troops and their equipment could take several days. called for a day of prayer and peace across the state. maryland houses the worships, answering the call on sunday. attending mass at the church in west baltimore. they called on the worshipers to work towards taking on the problem that would contribute to poverty and despair in their community. >> and that they compel us to reach across the community and
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through the conversation that seeks to address the problem for housing or education. unemployment, drug violence, incarceration. and to have a conversation and effective action in hope of the better days. >> they had been here in washington. saying that he was not just a person, but a symbol of the challenges that face the young people in baltimore every day. in east baltimore, they plan to rebuild their senior citizen as it was burned down during last week's unrest. >> this morning they held their first service since that happened. our john henry was there. so john, how does that congregation react to the huge loss? >> reporter: right now they are looking ahead as we have talked to many church members. this is obviously a setback this fire, shedding some light
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on the other problems playing the city of maryland. in the face of adversity, still has hope. the reverend tried to take up the church. just across the street. this was suppose to be a $16 million senior center. they plan to open them this winter. but during the recent unrest in baltimore, someone lit it aflames. >> someone was upset and they took their behavior out on the facility. >> reporter: they disappointed some church members. >> this is a way of vetting.
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they take all the resources away from the kids. >> reporter: but help may be on the way. >> we want to also put the orders on in to get 1% of the general fund. >> all of us are committed to the principle of first of all listening to our young people. >> reporter: in the meantime this church will keep an optimistic eye to not only rebuild their senior center, but the rest of the community around. now we expect to learn more details on how they plan to rebuild this senior center tomorrow during a press conference. get this, church members received donations from around the world to rebuild the senior citizen. today's announcement of the
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curfew would be lifted ahead of the schedule. coming with a welcoming surprise to many in baltimore that are ready to move beyond the unrest of the past week. >> they're at their inner harbor where many people are happy to begin a new week. one woman told me this is the first time that she has felt comfortable coming to the inner harbor. despite the feeling that you still see right behind me, a familiar site over -- sight over the past few days. that the city is moving forward, but cautiously. and gripping baltimore over the past week. >> i mean that it was really sad. >> reporter: are real. still very raw. >> scared because i might think they would come over my way. >> reporter: the likes of which many here have never seen. >> they never had a curfew like that since high school.
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for many a new sense of hope. their 10:00 p.m. curfew lifted. with it a heavyweight. and now we just feel great because we do love the city. it's a beautiful city. >> reporter: it's not to say the troubled times were completely passed. though fewer than earlier this week. where they would take the road to healing. >> and now we get to come out here. >> reporter: now today the mall reopened for the very first time since they hit it on monday. but it will be reopening with the modified hours instead of staying open until 9:00 p.m. during the week. closing at 6:00. a sign of progress for the city, but still moving forward
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with those cautious steps. back to you. >> thanks a lot. they are prompting the conversations on some of the districts for the communities. we'll take you to their ward 8. i'm meteorologist howard bernstein. beautiful weather today with the highs. check them out. ranging from 79 to 84. a little cooler on the bay. even warmer to start the week. we'll be back in a few minutes with your seven-day forecast.
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residents in ward 8 might have a better understanding of what's happened in the past week. our stephanie ramirez said the same conditions found in west baltimore could be found east of the anacostia river. >> we deal with situations with situations with police overstepping their bounds every day. >> reporter: i started off in the streets of southeast d.c. sunday about the ward election, but as i asked around it became more apparent baltimore is still the topic of discussion with the people who have not only been through a lot -- >> lost my daughter, lost my son. >> reporter: -- but also tell me they know what it's like to be frustrated with police. >> when i go around my house and we sit in my driveway, the police jump out and harass us
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for no reason. >> i love technology because the phones catch everything. >> reporter: but d.c. is not baltimore and polls show d.c.'s police chief cathy lanier is one of the most popular public figures in the district. so what are the chances what could happen here? those i spoke to answered -- >> i money not. >> the unfortunate part is that they really just damage their own community, make things more difficult in the end, but they got their voices heard at the end of the day. it wasn't necessarily the right way to handle it, but who am i to say? >> reporter: long time ward 8 activist trayvon white. >> it's only a matter of time before it explodes. we're facing some of the same difficulties here east of the river, especially southeast d.c. >> reporter: that's why he said the elections are so important to ward 8 and he could be the next council member. votes are still being counted, but in the meantime white said he and other leaders still have a lot of work to do. >> trying to raise the confidence of the people to start our own solutions and
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raise our own small businesses and having economic growth in ourselves. >> we couldn't reach the fraternal order of police today, but in past interviews the fop president has said the metropolitan police department is one of the most aggressive in the country with good community relations. we'll continue to follow this. this conversation will go on. well, the heat is on.
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the sportier utility vehicle. always watching always tracking, wusa9's first alert weather, d.c.'s most accurate. >> everybody i passed out there, this is the best day of the year. >> it was dry, one of the reasons we got to 84 and i went 81, within the 3-degree guarantee. that dry air heats up quickly and doesn't take as much energy. it was stunning today and is still a beautiful evening. michael and son weather cam,
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beautiful night to be out in a sailboat or be out for a walk. >> is that your boat out there? >> if that was my boat, i'd be on it, okay? beautiful evening. temps are in the 70s, 78 in washington with just a couple clouds and a south wind at 6 miles an hour. most areas are in the 70s, although frederick and easton still 81. 79 leesburg. weather headlines, a very warm start to the week, average highs low 70s. we'll be in the mid-80s tomorrow and tuesday. chance of a couple storms by tuesday and wednesday afternoon. looks like the better chance might be in pennsylvania, but we've got to watch this front. it could sag toward our neck of the woods, cooler but still above average wednesday through friday, closer to 80 if not upper 70s. next weekend, i think we'll be in the mid-80s once again saturday and on mother's day. pretty quiet day across much of the east, showers in new york state and new england, a
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cluster of storms approaching chicago. there's a front underneath our banner. that's what we'll track as we head in toward tuesday afternoon and wednesday. in the short term nothing significant, quiet night, 50s, low 50s away from town, upper 50s to near 60 at reagan national. tomorrow winds more south, southwesterly, a warm direction for us. in the afternoon while we could see a stray shower well to our southwest we'll be fine, just another warm day, low to mid- 80s. tomorrow night partly cloudy, 50s and 60s. might need the acs buzzing late tomorrow, tomorrow night and futurecast by tomorrow afternoon is trying to bring showers of us. tuesday and wednesday may be yellow alert days. our forecast tonight, clear and comfortable, 50s, light south winds. tomorrow we'll be in the 50s and 60s in the morning, near 80 by lunchtime, warming quickly,
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the afternoon 82 to 86, warm, dry day. the three-day forecast has the mid-80s on tuesday with afternoon showers possible, again wednesday, a little bit cooler, 81. not bad heading toward thursday and friday, nats coming back in town and for the most part the weather will be okay and saturday we've got the nats on 9 and mother's day, isolated storm, temperature high 85 degrees. welcome to june and early may. what about the wizards? >> they're making their move, man. d.c. rising. the name says it all. washington levitating sunday and there ain't nothing atlanta can do about it. wizards continue to prove
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now wusa9 game on sports with dave owens brought to you by xfinity. >> six weeks ago fickle d.c. hoop fans were ready to ship randy wittman off the ship,
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walk the plank swabby. the wizards were struggling in dst of a 3-9 stretch in february, arrr, but wittman is proving to be a wizard when it comes to playoff road games, pun intended there. round two eastern semis in atlanta. hawks were supposed to be the tired team, but al horford starting fast. hawks led by 11 after one. atlanta jacked up 38 three- point shots. that one went down, but they shot themselves out of rhythm a lot in this game. late 3rd wall to drew gooden, dr. drew, what's the recipe? yeah, right there, washington's bench players plus nine compared to atlanta. 4th quarter bradley beal parmesan was good. he had 28 but injured his ankle. back to the bench otto porter, ottomatic, 10 points, 11
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rebounds. washington taking advantage of the rest to win 104-98. >> that's only one. that doesn't mean nothing. we want to come out and compete. we know this is a resilient team. i had one careless turnover. they'll come back more aggressive tuesday. that's only one win. >> wall banged his wrist but came right back. as for bradley beal's ankle, he returned after landing on al horford's foot, but he'll need every hour of rehab before tuesday's game two. wizards have won four straight road playoff games. that's an nba record. to the nats taking on the mets. that's a beautiful shot right there. doug fister only needed 89 pitches and most of them looked just like this, baby, good wine and good cheese. shutout baseball for him today. all the runs in the 1st. ryan zimmerman's broken bat bloop doing the trick here.
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nats win 1-0, same score as last night, first time in franchise history the nats /expos have won back to back 1- 0 games. >> we understand that we got to play well to win. our pitching was fantastic the last two days. the first game in we scored a lot of runs. doesn't matter how we get it done as long as we get it done. it was nice to play against a first place club and play well and win. look who is back in town, the caps working out at kettler preparing for tomorrow night's game three. washington 3-1 on home ice during the playoffs, but the rangers undefeated when skating on the road and the best team in the league during regular season. expect them to bring it tomorrow night. >> we know that they'll come out strong tomorrow and we got to make sure that we do our best to sort of meet their push and cause them to step back on
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their heels. >> they are going to bring some energy and we got to do the same. finally mayweather, pacquiao, you spent 100 bucks on this thing, you probably feel a little bit violated by now, the two putting on a hugging expo last night, but mayweather true to form, a defensive fighter and you can't hit what you can't catch. pacman told reporters he thought he was leading the fight which is why he didn't press mayweather. overhyped, boring, bizarre, all of the above. >> i'm very happy because they showed the fight even though i cannot use a lot my right hand, but the fight is still good. >> i can quit boxing today and i'm a-okay. but like i said, i'm blessed and manny is blessed and he's one hell of a fighter.
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>> howard asking when the rematch is. with so little hitting last night they could fight today. >> wouldn't watch the rematch if it was free. it's a good day to be you. >> yeah. beautiful evening, tomorrow mid- 80s and we could get a thunderstorm or two by tuesday afternoon. >> good day to be howard? >> thanks for watching. we'll see you back he lets say this is your tv and these are the channels you pay for with cable but these are the types of channels you actually want to watch what if you could pay for what you want, and not for what you don't so you could get kids channels sports... or entertainment mix and match, or get them all. now fios brings you a totally new way to customize your tv starting at $74.99 -- including internet and phone. cable just gives you channels. fios gives you choice.
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captioning funded by cbs and ford >> pelley: the first boy to die was wrapped in the grief of israel. in june, the night his mother sat up worrying, 16-year-old naftali fraenkel and two friends were kidnapped, and later, shot by palestinian terrorists. the next day, israeli terrorists kidnapped a palestinian boy, same age. mohammad abu khdeir was burned alive. within days, it was war. ( explosions ) and not in 50 years were so many children about to die in the holy land. >> safer: this is inside the washington monument the moment an earthquake struck washington, d.c., in 2011.

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