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donald trump and hillary clinton will clean up in the commonwealth, where some 95 democratic delegates are up for grabs. our bruce leshan is up in leesburg. bruce, tell us, what does the turnout look like? >> reporter: a whole the of -- lot of people turning up now. better than usual. all of the nastiness and mud slings of this campaign seems to have convinced a lot of people to turn out to vote, even if some of them are unhappy with their choices. >> it's a little frustrating at this point. >> this is the first time schoolteacher leah holly has ever voted in a primary. >> get out. get out. out. >> reporter: it's donald trump that is driving her to the polls. she wants to vote against him. >> i'm concerned for our country, if he wins. i'm concerned for him if he wins. >> if trump wins. >> plenty of voters are disgusted with the way the campaign has been going. >> you know what they say about men with small hands
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>> crazy. crazy stuff. >> i can't believe it. >> never saw such things in my life. >> i'm very disappointed. at window point because i think -- one point because i think some of the campaign is just advocating hatred. >> reporter: a cbs poll suggests trump will beat rubio. but those in northern virginia tend to go for the establishment candidates. >> i'm going to go vote and hopefully take some of that support. . >> virginia is clinton country. >> reporter: on the democratic side, the real clear politics poll being average has hillary clinton beating bernie sanders by 21 points. >> you can't just say whatever pops into your head if you want to be the president of the united states of america. >> and she is especially strong with african americans. >> black voters need to go out and vote. >> reporter: but some republicans fear trump is not the st
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hillary clinton in november. >> you think the democrats will win if he's the nominee? >> i hope not. i don't know. >> i don't want him winning. >> i don't want there to be that chance. >> reporter: trump says he is firing up voters and bringing lots of new people into the party. but many in the gop establishment worry that if donald trump is the nominee, people like those moderate republicans or schoolteachers that we talk to will stay home or switch sides in the general election. live? leesburg, bruce leshan, wusa 9. >> thanks. can't wait to see some of that exit polling. the chairman says, quote, the evidence is clear. we're look at a record turnout in the state of virginia. the polls are open until 7:00. so you still have time to get out and vote tonight. polls
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sanders voted in his home state of vermont. that's also where he'll rally supporters tonight. clinton, trump and marco rubio will all hold rallies in florida. the sunshine state holds its primary two weeks from today, on march 15th. throughout the evening. you'll want to check in with our free wusa 9 app. house speaker, ryan told reporters, anyone must reject and racist or individual. ryan was referring to david duke's endorsement. trump said yesterday, he absolutely rejected this. and did not disavow him in a cnn interview because he had a fault earpiece. meeting with republican leaders. since the death of justice antonin scalia.
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but republicans steadfastly refusing to consider any nominee that he selects. >> if the shoe were on the other foot, do any of you think the democrats would be confirming a republican president's nomination in the last year of his term? >> let's just do it. vote up or vote down. stop trying to politicize the supreme court. >> here's what's at stake. the high court split 5-4 between conservatives and liberals. if republicans don't budge, democrats say this is the first time since 1875 that a president supreme court nominee does not receive a senate hearing. it was a sad day at prince william county, as they said goodbye to one of their own. officer ashley guindon was killed in the line of duty. she was remembered today at the hilton memorial chapel in woodbridge.
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peggy fox? >> reporter: there were thousands of police officers here today. national park service fairfax county, prince george's county, tacoma park. and of course, a large showing from prince williams county. looked to me like every federal and local law enforcement organization from the washington region was represented here today. and i even saw officers from other states, delaware, illinois, florida and new hampshire. they all came to say goodbye to a young woman who, like them, put her own life on the line to be a cop. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: it was a massive show of support. >> color guard! present. >> detail. >> arms. >> present arms! >> reporter: law enforcement from around the region, and 10 states east of the mississippi came to honor officer ashley guindon. >> she's a sister-in-law enforcement. over here to support her family. that's what we do here. we follow everyw
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was killed on her first day of work. >> just to see something like this happen on her first day back, doing what she knew she truly loved is horrifically tragic. >> reporter: some 3,000 officers and their families stood at attention. >> emergency traffic only. >> as a prince william county dispatcher gave the final call for the rookie officer. >> calling, 1145. this is the final call for 1145. officer ashley guindon, in the watch, february 27, 2016. may you rest in peace. >> reporter: officer guindon, who earned a bachelor's degree in aeronautical science and served in the marine corps reserve, was shot saturday night, while answering a domestic call. >> being that she's a female officer and just out on f.t.o., kind of hit home for me. >> needed to be here? >> yes, ma'am.
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escort guided guindon's hearst and her family away. though only a day on the job. >> reporter: ashley guindon will be bushied in mass -- buried in massachusetts where she was born and she will be laid to rest next to her father. reporting live, peggy fox, wusa 9. >> and the other two police officers who were wounded in the shooting, do remain at a nova fairfax hospital. we're told that jesse henpin and mccowan. but they are both expected to survive. jesse matthew. he's expected to plead guilty tomorrow to the murders of two virginia ledge college students -- virginia college students. morgan heron disappeared during a trip to charlottesville in 2009. and university of virginia college sophomore, hannah graham was abducted.
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matthew was expected to serve in court. already serving a life prison sentence for sexually assaulting a woman in fairfax county. protest is under way tonight in response to the death investigation of a 24-year-old winchester, virginia man. police say he killed himself. but his family doesn't believe it. >> i want all the information about my son. all of it. all of it. >> reporter: the win chester police department asked the virginia state police to investigate. initial findings show the officers did not fire their guns. an autopsy is being conducted. d.c. mayor muriel bowser says she can no longer support a proposed merger of pep co and epsilon. last week, they rejected the merger, saying it was not in the public interest. the company said it would reconsider the merger under new terms. but today, mayor bowser released terms.
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out after a navigation app mistakenly leads israeli soldiers into a palestinian refugee camp. first, the fbi and apple face off in congress over the unlocking of a san bernardino iphone. and we're tracking a whole different air mass it were. in fact, this is a tracker. tomorrow morning, dress for the 30s. going to feel like 38 downtown. we'll see if it gets any warmer than that. and
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apple iphone's encryption battle with the fbi moves to headquarters today. the head of apple and top lawyer. the government wants to force apple to unlock a phone that belongs to syed farook. one of the killers behind the san bernardino terrorist attack. >> this case in san bernardino is not about the fbi, it's not about apple. it's not about congress. it's not about anything other than trying to do a competent investigation. >> weakening encryption would only hurt well meaning users who rely on apple to protect their personal information. >> this hearing comes a day after a judge in new york ruled that the fbi cannot force apple to unlock an iphone used in a totally unrelated drug case. fbi director comey said that forcing apple to unlock that phone would set a preceden
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laden wanted most of his wealth to go the terrorist org -- organization. he claimed to have $29 million. he asked that the money be used on jihad for the sake of allah. ironically, he also wrote that he did not want any of his children to join the taliban. palestinian refugee camp. because of an error on a satellite nav gag map. the -- navigation map. they were attacked. israeli forces mounted a rescue operation. at least one palestinian was killed and more than 10 palestinian soldiers were injured. coming up later on wusa 9. at 6:00, in kirk they trust. at least for a while. burgundy and gold make kirk cousins their franchise quarterback for at least on
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i'm lovin it. so he was fired by cbs for standing up to a pair of robbers. and now he was honored by the police department. >> he is a veteran. and a lot of customers say the store was crazy to cut this young manager loose. >> reporter: perhaps cvs's loss of this go-getter young manager will end up being the police department's gain. >> fight or flight. i chose fight. >> 26-year-old joe maurisy, an afghanistan veteran. fired friday, for violating company policy against taking physical action when robbers enter the store. >> i was just fearful for my employees' safety. i didn't know what was going on. if anyone was hurt. they ran past me. ran to the doors. so i got to him at the
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that's where the main stru struggle happened. i disarmed the one guy from his screw driver completely, while having the other guy, pinned to the door. they were dropping drugs and stuff. >> if i were management i would not fire him. >> reporter: customers figuring the store got it wrong. >> that's the kind of guy you want. he has a red cape on him. >> if he gets hurt. they tonight want to pay him compensation. >> maurisy saying, managing a store isn't probably the best fit. >> the police department, that day, i was saying, i'll probably get fired. are you guys hiring? and they said, we are hiring. isn't. >> the suspects got away without the prescription drugs they had stolen. when maurisy was in the army, -- and a lot of people saying he should have gotten a medal here. >> when do you get involved?
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the way, you can leave it in the comments section of our facebook page. the 14-year-old ohio student accused of shooting two fellow classmates will remain behind bars. shots rang out in midtown, ohio, monday. the alleged gunman sat stoicically, as the charges were read against him. he faces two counts of attempted murder. the victims are expected to survive. prosecutors move the case to adult court. alleges two roman catholic bishops helped cover up this abuse of hundreds of children for more than 40 years. the 147-page report is critical of the late bishop james hogan. and his successor, joseph adammic. none can be prosecuted. because some, the statute of limitations has run out, or the priest has died, or the victim
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requiring parents about sexual material and also provide an alternative if the parent doesn't want their kid reading that book. this is after a parent read a descriptive rape scene. no word on whether the governor will approve the bill. we have seen hills before. but these gun-shaped stilettos got a woman stopped. the woman was flying out of bwi, when investigators found the plastic pumps and bracelets, lined with realistic, faux bullets. that looks like the perfect thing to put in your carry-on bags. agents told her she could check it. but she was running late for her flight and decided to leave them with the tsa. >> they collect some weird stuff. i mean, you know -- >> speaking of weird. it's great out there today. >> i resemble that re
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coat. get a big coat. >> yeah. don't get used to this. it was beautiful. and it was a nice start to meteorological spring. but march is a battle. between spring and winter. winter is going to win the rest of the week. liveac the -- live look at michael and son weather cam. winds gusting up to 20, 25 miles per hour. and they will actually become even stronger overnight. looking at winds, gusting to 30 miles per hour overnight. okay. so windy tonight, with showers late. perhaps, the rumble of thunder. bus stop temps in the 40s. but don't be deceived. with the winds, address for the 30s. okay? windy, breezy and colder tomorrow. light rain or snow thursday into friday. i wish i was more excited about this. quite frankly, i was more excited yesterday than today. it could be the last hurrah for you snow lovers. 10:00. showers back to the west. temperatures still mid- to upper 50s. and that will be the high tomorrow.
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and temps will tank during the day. i stop this for you at midnight. and you can see, everything pretty much from leesburg to andrews and bowie. even some yellows and oranges. you could hear the rumble of thunder. but this stuff just blasts through. boom. by 6:00 a.m., it's across the bay, out in the atlantic ocean. that's pretty quick. 45 at 6:00 a.m. downtown. 42 in gaithersburg. and 43 in sterling. notice, temps don't do much. by 9:00, they fall a little bit. turlly, 41 -- actually, 41 in leesburg. and by 1:00, mid-40s, maybe 45 downtown. and 45 in dum frees -- dumfries and dale city. 40s across the board. and only 45. as we get into thursday. rain and snow possible thursday night. 9:00. temperatures in the 40s. and rain or snow showers friday. 43. we'll monitor friday for a yellow weather alert today. next seven days, chilly but nice on saturday, near 50. boom, back in the low 60s
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salary last year. but they left the little door open. because the nonexclusive part allows another team to come after him, as long as a fork over two first-round draft picks. just now have to wait to see if the two sides agree to a long- term merger. big-10 season champs. now they turn their focus to the conference tournament. the terps are ranked fifth in the country, but will yet again be the number 1 seed heading into this championship. coach brenda frese says that and those weapons are what set her team apart. >> we can score. you know, we can put up some points. i mean, you look at our last game against minnesota. we put up 110 points in a 40- minute game. we can shoot the drive, go inside. just a lot of different weapons for us. >> finally tonight, you know the saying, it ain't over until it's over. one high school am
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became painfully true. check this out. the team in blue, takes the lead with this basket. all right? so they've a one-point lead. on the inbound, the ball is stolen. and the player throws it in the air, thinking the game is over. the team, out to the middle of the court, celebrating. because the clock hit zero. however, the rest reviewed the tape and determined there was less than a second remaining. check out this fty pass up and in. that's how the team wins the game. >> and they got scarred for life. >> feel so bad for those kids. >> he's a cheerleader. >> but that's the way not to quit. >> we'll see if they can come to any kind of terms, though. >> but that's where his
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>> pelley: can trump be caught? >> super tuesday is the single best opportunity. >> pelley: he's already looking ahead to another opponent. >> hillary clinton does not have the strength or the stamina to become president, i'll telling you. >> pelley: also tonight, the president argues his case for a supreme court nomination, and gets his answer. >> this vacancy will not be filled this year. >> pelley: erin andrews testifies in her multi-million-dollar stalk case. and there's another sanders. meet bernie's bro. >> reporter: he's been called cool. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.

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