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narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message. she has been missing for more than two years but right now, authorities are conducting an extensive search of the u.s. national arboretum for relisha rudd good afternoon. and thanks for joining us. i'm andrea roane. earlier this morning, police chief th
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crews will search the grounds and the body of water at the arboretum. nikki burdine joins us live from the search in northeast washington with more do. we have reason to believe that there is something there? >> reporter: other than the fact that police got a tip, no other reason. we are at the arboretum at the new york avenue exit. this is as far as the cars can go. it is closed otherwise. the search crew has been here all day and will be here all day tomorrow and no doubt an extensive and difficult search. a team of about 60 people, including divers, canines, and dc police, all here, searching for relisha rudd members of the harbor branch will dive into the body of water on the property as well and although it is not huge, it too take some time. today's search is thanks to a tip. the chief would not go into specifics but says new information coming out, even now, it is not unusual in a missing
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people to provide information that they have had for a long period of time that they just provide initially that they may provide at some later time. >> it is two years since rudd rudd disappeared from dc general, the homeless shelter where she was living with her family. at the time she was eight years old. her alleged abductor, kalil tatum was the janitor at dc general. found dead a month later. and since then crews are found searching throughout the city, the botanical garden and the kennelworth park and a construction site in december. now here, less than a half mile away from the last search location. rudd rudd's family is not here today. officials only. but i spoke to the grandmother of the family and still holding out hope and hoping that crews will bring her grand baby home safe. live in northeast, i'm nikki burdine, wusa 9. >> thank you, and stay inched inch -- informed on the
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breaking news in the washington, d.c. region by downloading our wusa 9 mobile app. the race to clinch the democratic and republican presidential nominations hit a speed bump in wisconsin as front-runners hillary clinton and donald trump both suffered double digit losses. craig boswell is at the white house with more. >> reporter: ted cruz says his victory in wisconsin is a rallying cry for anyone who doesn't want to see donald trump as the next president. >> it is a call from the hard- working men and women of wisconsin, the people of america, we have a choice. a real choice. >> reporter: trump's loss makes it more challenging for him to win the nomination outright before this summer's g.o.p. convention. >> i don't know who is going to get the nomination. but there is going to be a huge fight out there. >> reporter: trump's campaign released a statement last night, saying ted cruz is worse than a puppet. he is a trojan horse, being used by party bosses, attempting to steal the nomination from mr. trump. bernie sanders picked up
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in wisconsin. sanders says the win helps in his run for the white house. >> we have a path toward victory. a path toward the white house. >> sanders picked up roughly 14 more delegates than hillary clinton tuesday but trails here by nearly 700. still flush with campaign cash and has no reason to drop out before the democratic convention. >> he certainly is not embarrassing himself, because he is winning. he has plenty of money. and it would be, i would think -- no one would blame him for just hanging around to see if hillary clinton is going to be indicted. >> reporter: the next big contest is in new york, where clinton has a lead in the polls. craig boswell, the white house. wyoming is the next state to vote for democrats. they caucus on sanders and sanders is the favorite there. after that, it is clinton friendly territory in new york on april 19 and one week later in connecticut, delaware, pennsylvania, maryland, and
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senator sanders will officially be on the ballot in dc's primary. in an emergency vote, city lawmakers voted yesterday, to allow the vermont democrat to challenge hillary clinton during the primary. the local democratic party filed the paperwork for sanders a day late and a voter filed a challenge, and the district's primary is set for june 14. right now, dc police are looking for the gunman who shot three women in southeast overnight. all three are expected to be okay. shots rang out around 11:00 last night on green street. near gailen street southeast. investigators are talking to people in the neighborhood about what they may have witnessed. but so far, there is no information about any suspects. we could soon learn the identity of the man who was thrown from his car and killed in a crash early this morning. investigators say that car drove down a foot path and wound up in a park on 56th street, just south of ead street. authorities are trying to figure out if e
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driver or passenger. right now they are not sure if someone else was in the suv when it crashed. irs headquarters in dc will stay closed for the rest of this week. a fire in the basement damaged the air handling system. workers are expected to log hours remotely. something that was not damaged in the fire, tax return, kept in another building, so the irs is asking everyone to keep on filing their tax returns. it is a near perfect day for a walk. howard bernstein is live from the storm tracker 9 for the national heart association national walking day in springfield. hi, howard. >> but we put it inside. because we don't know when we plan events like this, is it going to be rainy or nice. it looks like today is good. it is tomorrow i have concerns about. let's show you what is happening on the satellite and the radar. you can certainly see all of the activity off to the west. and the blue is snow moving toward ontario, but the
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unfortunately, it looks like it is going to be here for part of the day on thursday. and we know we've got the nats home opener, the commute tomorrow, and a yellow weather alert day. but right now, we have warmed up nicely. as temperatures are responding with high pressure off to our east. that is going to pull away. the winds more to the south. and warm us up from the frigid morning record-breaking lows down in the low to mid-20s. we've got temperatures which are now responding very, very nicely. almost 50 here in town. we are looking at the afternoon, a good deal of sunshine. it is going to be windy. gusting 25 to 30 miles an hour at times. with highs in the upper 50s potentially to near the 60- degree mark. and as andrea said, where it is national walking day, and springfield town center, this is vince she ehy of the town stores and are you a big supporter of the heart association. and why is it to important with you and your company? >> we looked at all of our employees and heart disease is such a huge issue for them, heart disease runs in my family, and it is th
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one killer in the united states. so we thought it was critical to get involved. it is great to be out here. it is the springfield town center on national walking day and to kick this off, and in 30 minutes of walking a day, it makes all of the difference. whether it is our employees, my family, or everybody out in the audience. >> this guy is an avid runner. what are you five, six miles every other day, i hear? >> i do. i didn't know you were going to bring it up. >> it is another example, if you're not a runner, you could be a walker but any activity certainly is good to help you stay healthy and combat heart disease. we will come back in a few minutes and we will have the full seven-day forecast. and it looks like it could be even colder this weekend. ang dra. sorry to tell you that, we will have the forecast for you. >> whacky weather, howard. thank you. and despite the cooler temperatures, we are headed into the season for sneezing and watery eyes. coming up, hear from a local expert on how to lessen the effects associated with spring allergies. >> but first, see what happens when a heavy equipment operator gets stranded
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huge wildfire and they begin yvette: i was running for my life. he was flicking matches on me... my ex-husband's intentions were to murder me. glenn: i made sure yvette's abuser went away for good, and put in place tougher sentences, because domestic violence can never be tolerated. yvette: mr. ivey showed compassion. i felt like i could trust him. narrator: glenn ivey. as state's attorney, a proven leader. in congress, he'll combat domestic violence, and protect president obama's legacy. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i
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talk about a close call for a hev equipment operator and a tv news crew covering wildfires in northern oklahoma. the operator drove off the road to get around the news vehicle and became stuck and the flames quickly engulfed the road grader and went into the waiting news vehicle and the driver sped off in reverse. luckily no one was hurt but the grader went up almost immediately. the blaze has consumed more than 28,000-acres so far. growing concern over the health of thousands of refugees, children stranded in greece. internatl
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becoming sick from malnutrition. however many of their parents are afraid to seek help, out of fear of being deported. the european union has begun enforcing new guidelines to stem the flow of refugees. those who have arrived on or after march 20 will be sent back to turkey unless they qualify for asylum. howard is live from the springfield town center. he is going to have your first alert forecast. coming up. >> really, it is a nice day to be outside. a little breezy, and if you suffer from allergens, no relief here today, once again the tree pollen is high. and the grass and the mold spores are low. we have a yellow weather alert tomorrow and i am already looking ahead to the weekend. the forecast after the br
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t gun violence. but jamie raskin is the only democrat for congress who led the fight for tougher gun laws. only raskin took on the nra to ban military-style assault weapons. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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in today's family health, it is an inconvenience for local residents this time of the year, spring allergies. here to talk more about the seasonal sniffles is dr. richard rosenthal, an allergy specialist, dr. rosenthal, thanks for joining us and a lot of the newsroom colleagues, we are sniffling and watery eyes and what is triggers the problems? >> this time of the year. it is the trees. trees pollinate in february, march and april. right now, oak, mostly oak pollen. >> doctor, we thought it would be a little easier, because of the weather, it has remained cold but it seems like it is making things worse. >> well, actually it is really the sunlight that makes the difference. the trees don't care if it is hot or hold but the amount of moisture and the hours of sunlight. so the oak, the popple, the maple trees. they don't care about that. >> seasonal allergies and what ou
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never had problems like i have now, until i moved to this washington, d.c. area. do symptoms go away if you move from one area of the country to the other or increase? >> well, people, generally, take their allergies with them, for example, people used to move to arizona to get away from their allergies, and that worked for a while, until they had all of these trees planted in arizona, and now they take the allergies with them. they have to go to alaska with a short pollen season. >> so doctor, what is the releave? is it shots only the answer? or do any of the over-the- counter meds work? >> well, they do. in fact there is more over-the- counter meds available now than ever before. a lot of prescription products are now over-the-counter. so for example, there are at least three nonsedating antihistamines available over- the-counter. and two, possibly three, nasal steroids that are anti- inflammatory available over-the- counter. so that could be your first stop. >> and is there a difference, the symptoms seem the same, between the common cold and an allergy, and how do we know which one we have? >> sometimes it is hard to
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things, run, stuffy nose, postnasal drip, cough, eye symptoms, and that is a function of the nose as a functional organ but the same time of the year every year, that is a good indication it is an allergy. >> dr. rosenthal, thanks for joining us. many nutritionists don't recommend eating out a lot, a new study shows some meals may not be as high in calories as you think and a majority of children's meals at leading restaurants are meeting calorie guidelines according to new research from tufts university. however many kid's menu items are still high in fat and too high in sodium. well, looks like scientists have found the magical food that helps you lose weight. and get this. you don't have to work out or go on any fad diet. you just have to eat beans. according to the canadian researchers, bean, chick pea, lentils, they all break down slowly, making you feel full longer. in a six
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ate three quarters of a cup of beans a day, lost an average of nearly one pound. it may not sound like a lot, but they lost that weight without making any other changes to their lives. so eat up. he took a bullet in his mouth protecting his family. and now, one dog in wichita, kansas, is being hailed a hero. two guys broke into leslie and renee zapata's home and the two small children and the babysitter were there during the break-in and so was the family's pit bull mix sarge who went on the attack to protect the children as soon as the bad guys got into the house. >> they turned around to leave, and he chased them. and he must have bit somebody, about like i was saying, two shots were fired and when the police were, you know, looking all around the house, they found one casing, but they couldn't find the other because the bullet was still in his mouth. >> wow. >> as you heard, the children were not hurt. but that bullet is still lodged in sarge's mouth. and doctors plan to remove it later today. you can get an upda
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mobile app. she joined the marines on 400 separate missions, and on her watch, not one of them died. now, a german shepherd named luka has received britain's highest military honor for valor, the first marine dog to win the award. luka's career as an explosive sniffing dog ended in 2012 when she lost a leg to a hidden bomb. a marine stayed at her side during emergency surgery and recovery. gunnery sergeant chris willingham adopted her when she left active service and says she helped him make it back to his family and they're happy to take care of her. a new baby roaming around the san diego zoo. a southern white rhino, born sunday. the male calf has not been named yet and zoo keepers say this is the first baby born to this mother named holly and it comes after the zoo implemented some diet changes, in hopes of increasing the rhino's fertility. >> years
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diet to reduce the phyto estrogens we were feeting them and a year later we saw some interesting things in the herd in terms of the reproductive behavior and one is holly's pregnancy which we had not seen with her for 10 years. >> the calf is valuable genetically, the first one born to this mother. the zoo will share its success story with other zoos housing white rhinos, in hopes of increasing the population. you are watching dramatic video just released of a tornado that destroyed homes and took lives one year ago in fairdale illinois. clem shultz was recording video of the storm getting closer and closer to his home, and by the time he realized just how close it was, in an instant, the tornado ripped his house apart. his wife died in the storm. shultz recently released this video to the public. and is sharing it with meteorologists and students for research purposes. all in an
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lives from future storms. here, too, some new and amazing pictures of an active volcano in central mexico. the volcano registered several explosions today and sent hot billowing ash flowing for miles. experts confirmed that a large lava dome formed in january and it had been destroyed by recent explosions. and so far, no evacuations in that area have been ordered. let's go back to howard bern stein. he is live from the storm tracker 9 for the national heart association's national walking day, that's in springfield. hi, howard. >> yes, we actually brought the storm tracker inside the mall this morning. you can see that we were not sure a couple of weeks ago how the weather would be, and a lot of folks came and signed up and kicked off the walking, and it will be until 2:00, at the springfield town center. the one thing being in the mall, it is not nearly as wi
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son weather camera, a nice sunny afternoon across the region. our day planner showing that we have temperatures which are going to be rising into the upper 50s, a couple of spots, might even crack into that 60- degree range here. although the winds at times are going to gust 25, maybe 30 miles an hour. it was a cold start this morning. and as lows got down into the low to mid-20s in a few spots. we stayed just above the 30- degree mark here in town. and records in baltimore. and i believe a record tie in areas like dulles there. right now though, you see we have warmed up nicely. 40s and a few low 50s on the map. a good afternoon there. let's show you what is happening at reagan national officially with the sunshine. we have a temperature, and the winds, too, the temperature 49. and look at the winds gusting already to 23 miles an hour. and with some nice dry air, a little bit of a fire danger today. so if you are one who does some burning outside, really got to be careful. d
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across the great lakes, the blue is snow the green down the mississippi valley and that is rain. we will zoom in on that because that is causing all sorts of problems up across the midwest. that is what is going to cause our problems starting tomorrow morning. so tomorrow, it is going to be a yellow weather alert day. for the rest of the afternoon, i expect our nice sunny skies to give way to some higher clouds, and if it all works out, a real nice sunset. let's show you the future cast there for later today. and tomorrow. with the clouds increasing, as we go throughout the afternoon, and tonight. and winds also increasing, sought/southwesterly, 20, 30 miles an hour. tomorrow morning, the morning rush, looks like a wet one. give yourself extra time. the yeblg weather alert. the line of showers push through with a little bit of a break midday and the heaviest rain in the morning and we have the concern of some showers spotty in the afternoon. with the nats home opener at 4:05, a game you can see right here on wusa 9, you will watch that carefully, and then another colder shot of air will be moving in
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saturday. so let's show you the three-day forecast. with the temperatures, which are going to be on the mild side today. and cooling off tomorrow. we will be in the upper 50s today. and cooling off tomorrow late though. first we get to 64. and then we will cool off tomorrow night. mid-50s friday. and get ready on saturday. saturday, it looks like we are going to have snow showers around. and possibly even seeing some folks getting a minor accumulation to start the day on saturday. back in the mid-40s, and then we will see temperatures recover with springtime returning. next week. unbelievable. up and down coming our way. stick around, we have more wusa 9 news at noon right after this.
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time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups, and gun control advocates" for his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in congress and key ally of president obama, protecting planned parenthood and social security... chris van hollen is the only candidate who fought the wall street banks and the nra...and won. that's why he's endorsed by the post as the "talented successor" to senator mikulski who will "deliver results." i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message.
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wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first.
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dc, while trying to stay on the right side of the law. >> a young man from prince george's county, a gonzaga alum, nailed this history- making shot for villanova. we will hear from the ncaa hero chris jenkins family and a 9-
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he was flicking matches on me... for my life. my ex-husband's intentions were to murder me. glenn: i made sure yvette's abuser went away for good, and put in place tougher sentences, because domestic violence can never be tolerated. yvette: mr. ivey showed compassion. i felt like i could trust him. narrator: glenn ivey. as state's attorney, a proven leader. in congress, he'll combat domestic violence, and protect president obama's legacy. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message, because i'm on your side.
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>> hilary: neil is barring me from the board on his foundation. how dare he reject me? >> devon: hilary. >> hilary: i am more than qualified. and then we made that huge donation at the fundraiser. how could he keep me off this board? >> devon: the reason is -- >> hilary: no, you know what? even though he says he doesn't hold a grudge, clearly he does. >> devon: that's not what it is. >> hilary: what? did he tell you something? >> devon: it's what i told him. i asked him to turn you down.

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