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recognize members of the woman's suffrage movement. the $5 bill will have president lincoln and historical events that took place at the lincoln memorial. showing marion anderson and eleanor roosevelt. >> pretty cool, you know? >> not everyone is a fan. some comments are racist or sexist. others want tradition. lana cooper wrote on her facebook page. faces you should be limited to. >> the kind of response i got. think big. says currency isn't just exchanged here. >> only thing is you're going to see harriet tubman here first. that's because the new york times says the new bill won't be debuted until 2020. we're not going to see them until the next decade. >> harriet tubman. born into slavery in dorchester county, maryland. and she once said, i freed a
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wish i cov freed a thousand more. turning to the latest from the presidential campaign trail. after his big victory last night in new york. donald trump is setting his sights on maryland. >> that's right. they have already gathered in berlin on the eastern shore. while trump and hillary clinton padded their delegate lead in new york's primary last night. the candidates who lost big in the empire state will lose -- -- craig boswell has more on where the campaigns go from here. >> reporter: donald trump says he will get the presidential nominee. he is just 393 -- -- 93 away. >> there's 71 delegates that are going to be elected here. >> reporter: peninsula pense is one of five states voting next tuesday, with 172 delegates at st
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senator said the balt won't be -- battle won't be won until july. >> the delegates are going to try to analyze who can win in the fall and who can be present? and since i'm the only one that consistently beats hillary in every single poll. and they lose in virtually every single poll, i think we'll have a good future here. >> for the democrats seeking the white house, it adds up to more than 260 delegates. >> hillary clinton is holding two events in pennsylvania wednesday. a new monmouth university poll shows her with a lead in the state. ♪ [ music ] with her big win in new york tuesday, she needs about 30% of the remaining delegates to lock up the democratic nomination. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. >> looking good for the front runners. trump and clinton will expand their leads. make sure you download
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you'll get our app. find bioinformation on the candidates. and we'll let you know what changes you can be excited about. some anne arundel county leaders are asking the sheriff to step down after 911 calls were released of an alleged domestic violence incident between he and his wife. ron bateman's wife elsie called 911 sunday night. investigators say she threw him into the wall and he -- he threw her into the wall and hit her in the side of the face and mouth. days later, though, he said he never assaulted his wife, and she recanted her story. this is part of the 911 call. >> what's going on? >> the sheriff is drunk. and he's punching me in the eye. >> now, the county executive and other top republicans are saying it's in the best interest of our citizens that sheriff bateman resign. he said he will not resign. and in fact, l
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re-election. the search has intensified. for the missing fairfax county firefighter, whose car was found banded last week. nicole miltendorf's last contact with her family was by text one week ago. >> reporter: searchers are now wrapping up their efforts for the day. lingering questions remain. did anyone actually see nicole mittendorf in this park? and how has she seemed to disappear without a trace? >> reporter: searchers are navigating challenging terrain. covering as much ground as they can, before daylight turns to dusk. >> nicole's case, we know she was a very fit person. she was a marathoner. >> then there's multiple places you can go. >> reporter: nicole mittendorf's fitness has broadened the search. it began on the eastern boundary of the park, where her car was discovered. >> we had searchers out there, rappelling and looking from that standpoint. yes, it is
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>> reporter: the rugged white oak canyon, has a 2500-foot vertical drop. six waterfalls. countless trails and wildlife. >> you can get lost very, very quickly, i guess. terrible, actually. it's awful that somebody is missing. the reasons -- i hope nothing bad has happened. >> i would think you have to really know what you're doing. because -- and unless she came with a lot of supplies, i don't know what is happening. it's scary. >> reporter: state police from across virginia have joined the search. along with nicole's colleagues from fairfax fire and rescue. many of the searchers specialize in grid searches and are methodically scouring an area, six miles long and roughly six miles wide. >> more than 100 searchers combed this park for clues today. from 15 different organizations. they searched from the air, using heat sensors and from the
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>> at shenandoah national park. andrea mccarren. wusa 9. >> a vigil is being held tonight where she works. there is additional information about the missing fairfax county firefighter, nicole mittendorf. she was scheduled to report in but she called in sick. friday, she was reported missing. her mini cooper was found near the shenandoah park over the weekend. >> this in itself is a tough situation for these men and women here at this station, to have one of their own and the unknown of where that shipmate is -- shift mate is. >> friends and neighbors tell wusa 9, that nicole was separated from her husband, steve steve mittendorf, a virginia state trooper, but the two may have been trying to reconcile. the family is trying to review the facebook page, so they can look at cell phone files that she downloaded shortly be
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she disappeared. full honors today for firefighter ol -- john olmschneider. they entered a home of a man they thought was unconscious. instead, he opened fire, thinking someone was breaking in. >> actually had a good one, two doors, my last shift. and you start happening, yeah, who knows what is there? >> and we can't forget that 19- year-old volunteer firefighter, kevin swain was wounded in this incident. he is still recovering tonight. the man who shot them is not charged. the tragic shooting remains under having. shed light on a similar incident in montgomery county, a while back. last november, firefighters on assignment, noticed what appeared to be smoke coming from
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when no one answered the door, they forced their way in to try to help. sources say the firefighters were met by the homeowner who was holding a gun. turns out, that's all that happened. no shots fired. nobody injured. the fire department's president says those firefighters were following protocol. still ahead on wusa 9news. an unwelcomed reception. president obama in the middle east. as tensions grow with saudi leaders. plus, the flint, michigan water crisis. people have been charged with criminal conduct. details coming up. all right. temperatures tomorrow maybe a degree or two warmer remember nice thursday ahead. 73 downtown. maybe 74 in gaithersburg and silver spring and fairfax. and maybe even 76 down in fredericksburg. we'll come back for friday rather. we'll explain what that means to the evenin
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i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue. so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down."
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the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election? three people are facing criminal charges in connection with the flint, michigan water crisis. they are accused of evidence tampering and other felonies and misdemeanors. in nearly 18 months, tap water contaminated the flow. michigan talked about the handling of the crisis today. he did speak about the ongoing criminal investigation. i've consistently said that a handful of bur bureaucrats have created a terrible situation from flint in the beginnin
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correct, this would take it to a whole new level. >> the problem arose when emergency managers decided to use water from the flint river to save money. but the water was not treated. and led to fixtures that contaminated the water supply. hundreds of somali immigrants are feared dead in the latest tragedy in the med mediterranean sea. reportedly happened when the ship went down. news comes on the first anniversary of the worst disaster in 2015. a year ago, up to 800 immigrants drowned in the waters. a chilly reception for president obama when he touch offend in riyadh. the visit comes amid time of growing uncertainty. with u.s. and saudi relations. the president is expected to have a greater cooperation. military backing. the saudi royals are deeply skeptical. they are still up
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maryland. all of them in prince george's county. if approved, the acialg customer's -- average customer's bill would go up 15 over a weekend. federal highway safety. said that 329 people die every year, many of them police officers and just innocent bystanders. a virginia beach company thinks it has a high-tech solution to cut down on those deaths. a laser-guided gps dart. and allowing police to arrest the suspect after that suspect slows down and actually gotten out of the car. we've had no loss of life. we've had no -- no injuries. >> the devices cost as much as $5,000. they say that is cheap, compared to the cost
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new hail damage in texas. opens up like a big balloon. creates a layer of air as a cushion against a deadly blow. >> if i didn't have it, then i know i'm rolling the dice and taking chances and may have to call the insurance agents the next morning. >> starting price for the hail protector is about $300. also an app that alerts owners when it is approaching. so they know when to blow it up. >> pretty good idea. >> it's one of those ideas, like, i should have made that. >> you saw the car. it was just totaled. >> i wonder if insurance companies would actually pay for that. >> probably not. probably not. >> okay. [ laughter ]
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let's start with the 3- degree guarantee. feel pretty good. lower. 84 yesterday. we went 70 today. howt how did we do -- how did we do? we'll let you know tonight at 11:00. live look. it is 70 right now. look at the humidity. only 18%. and that is a very are very dry air mass for us. really for any time of year. but especially in this. because of that, clear skies, and low humidity, calm winds, it will be chilly tonight. temps in the 40s preferred. bus stop temperatures, 42 to 60. it will warm up quickly. very nice tomorrow. just a few afternoon clouds. and then yeah, we had to do it. yellow weather alert on friday. for showers. since it's quiet tomorrow. we're doing the yellow weather alert. go to the app store and search wusa 9 and download the app. you can ge
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the radar. okay. tonight, no worries. clear skies. 59 at 10:00. 56 in gaithersburg. and 56 in manassas. but them temps fall pretty quickly after midnight. mid-40s in la plata, fredericksburg, 47 in silver spring. 48 in bowie. this is now by 6:00 in the morning. and there will be just a few high and mid-level clouds out on the shenandoah valley. by 9:00, we're in the 50s. and even by 1:00, we're either side at 70. look at the southerly wind. warm flow. we're looking at just a few high clouds coming in. by evening. downtown. despite the clouds. 75 in manassas. 74 in hagerstown. couple of showers possible, primarily west of the divide. most showers will get in here friday afternoon. not too much to worry about, even thursday night. let's take future cast, al
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way into friday at 5:00. this is basically a yellow weather alert. i think we'll be fine going in friday morning. showers, each a few thunderstorms will be popping up as we get into friday even willing -- evening. and there will be showers in the area. so we will keep you posted. tonight, clear and chilly. 42 to 52. winds out of the south/southwest at 10. not much in terms of winds tonight. and a pretty chilly night in the burbs. temps respond quickly. 57. by 9:00, sunshine. 65 by 11:00. and almost 70 by 1:00 p.m. now, friday, yellow weather alert. showers, perhaps a thunderstorm. not enough in the -- not much in the morning. most will be in the afternoon and evening. and that includes friday night late activities. but good news. beautiful on saturday. stays beautiful over the weekend. low 70s. nats are in town for the
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maybe a shower monday night. and then showers possible tuesday. 74. a little better day on wednesday. sunshine and near 70. nats in town. thursday next week as well. >> all right. caps finish them off. come home, rest up. >> the way that monday's game turns. you would be interested in the pressure. and hopefully it will be a little bit of a nicer -- not-so- ugly game. but it will be fun nonetheless. it's almost time. caps have a chance to sweep their first round series against philadelphia. and much of that, of course, depends on their net finder. but how do they feel after
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sto -- . after allowing. steve mason is out. michael noticebert gets the -- noygets the job. now the two face off in a pivotal game. good news is that he is good to go for tonight. suffered a scare yesterday. he and a teammate collided. he left early but said it, he -- said today, he didn't want to make it worse. now, his focus is solely on game 4. >> everyone knows, no matter where it's at, until it's over, it's anyone's game. if focus on the game at hand
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and not wor -- worry being the score. and the standings. where the series is at. or even the score during the game. >> the capitals have a chance to sweep the flyers tonight. they say this is going to be the hardest game to get. time to check in with frank hanrahan, who will be talking about optimistic fans all afternoon. >> that's right, chris. i give a nod, a tip of the cap to those capitals fans to brave this perhaps final game of the season, philadelphia as the caps go for their first series sweep in franchise history. fans very passionate. uglie incident, throwing ice. and philadelphia getting a penalty on the fans. how rare do we see that. with the philadelphia flyers. caps feel this is going to be awfully tough to get out of
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albeit, they won 6-1. and in fact, a true story. i had an interview. had several philadelphia fans come up to me, kristen and say, you better that put that away. or not so nice things will happen to you. kristen, let's see if good things happen to captain tonight and not to me. >> all right. please be careful out there, frank. pleasing careful. >> i will. >> phillies fans not so happy. >> i want to know exactly what they said. >> nice night, right? >> nice tonight. tomorrow, we're in good shape. 73. worry about showers. could impact the game. >> that's the news at 6:00. >> we'll be back with your only local news at
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>> pelley: flint's water contamination is now a criminal case. three officials are charged with felonies. >> they had a duty to protect the health of families and citizens of flint. they failed. >> pelley: also tonight, the front-runners look forward to the finish line. >> we don't have much of a race anymore. >> and victory is in sight. >> pelley: uncle sam says you have some change coming as women's history gains currency. and the tiny island that is out to save the world. they're not just tilting at windmills. >> definite king of the world moment. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.


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