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right now at 7:00, a student stabbed while walking to school. police believe they have a motive but no suspect. >> a meteorite mix up and a crash-landing in bowie. >> it's sunny now but showers are on the way, just the start of a wet week for all of us in the washington area. i'm jan jeffcoat. >> and i'm bruce johnson. and chief meteorologist topper shutt is tracking what this means for those heading to the polls. for the most part, it's good news. no excuse not to get out there. 69 at 8:00 and dry. and if you are worried about a
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polls at 2:00, and 84 at 2:00. but maybe a shower at 4:00 and most of them north of town and the maryland and p.a border. 7:00 in the morning, temperatures in the 60s, not as cold or chilly, temperatures in the mid-70s at 10:00, and still dry and showers will primarily be north of the maryland-p.a. border. you can download our wusa weather app for free. police are searching for whoever stabbed a wilson high school student. he was stabbed in the leg about two blocks from
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-- school. he was able to reach the school, and police believe that the motive was robbery. the attacker looked to be in his 30s. the student will be okay, and police want to hear from any witnesses. anxious after a brutal assault in montgomery village left a teen dead. oscar benitez is the suspect. police say that the blooding assault happened after 10:00 last night in the parking lot of the centerway park. they are investigating whether this was gang related. >> it's frightening. i come here a few times a week to walk and i realize this happened at night but it could happen any time. >> it worries us. this is normally a safe neighborhood. >> another gang-related murder took plla
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from the same place, and this investigation is far from over. fire investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at joint base anacostia-bolling force familiar -- forcing families out of their homes. no one was hurt. the bowie fire department is apologizing for a tweet sent out after a brush fire. it said a suspected meteorite was to blame. it wasn't. scott broom has the not-so-out of this world story. >> reporter: yes, the circumstances are weird but not a meteorite. >> it looks real because a lot of branches were down. >> reporter: they knew to come after the tweet saying that a possible meteorite, a picture of a rock without any evid
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of a strike. but it went viral facebook and media reported the tweet and it got to the head of one of the largest assemblies of meteorites in the world. he went ballistic saying that after a flaming entry into the atmosphere, meteorites slow down and cool off as they fall. in short, it's all but impossible for a meteorite to start a forest fire. today, investigators were on the scene, suspecting arson, looking for fingerprints on food wrapters er -- wrappers left behind and who dug a hole in the woods and why. scott broom, wusa 9. >> while the meteorite didn't cause that fire, there was a meteor shower last
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president obama announced 250 additional personnel will lead to syria to support the lead commandos there battling isis. battling isis has been a common thread on every stop of his tour of europe. and a $6 million law enforcement in the settlement over the death of tamir rice who was shot and killed while playing with a pellet gun in 2014. the video shows the patrolman firing as the boy held the gun. the grand jury decided there was not any evidence to bring criminal charges in the case. presidential hopeful john kasich held a rally this afternoon just hours after he and rival candidate, ted cruz, a announced an unusual alliance to take down frontrunner donald trump to stop trump from getting the delegates
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settlement the nomination. kasich will back off in oregon and new mexico, and cruz's campaign will focus on indiana to pave the way for an open convention. >> i think it's very important. right now the way things work, hillary clinton will be president and we'll lose the supreme court and the senate and iep the only one that can win in the fall. >> voters hearsay that they support the alliance but trump called it an active desperation. as of yesterday, he was 400 delegates shy of the nomination and 118 are up for grabs tomorrow in five states, including maryland. and he's on the ballot for the other big race tomorrow, richard douglas and he joins us live to answer your questions
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next. >> and d.c. united players get their hands dirt -- dirty. the steps taken to
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the nra and its campaign cash are what stands between us and gun reform. "searing tragedy struck in a place parents felt their children were safe" chris van hollen met with nra lobbyists to craft a loophole that would let the nra skirt a new campaign finance law and block gun control. but democrat dondwna eards said "no" to the nra loophole and stood up to the gun lobby. and she would ban assault weapons. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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maryland's primary is tomorrow. in addition to the presidential race, voters will cast ballots for an open senate seat. >> we are asking the candidates leading in the polls to discuss the issues important to you, and tonight, republican richard douglas joins us who works as a lawyer for the u.s. senate committee and served in the united states navy including a tour of duty in iraq and lived in prince george's county. thank you for joining us. >>thank you. i appreciate the legislation. >> thank you for coming in. what is the first piece of legislation you would introduce if you win? >> i would want to e
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-- evaluate the way the republican party elects our leadership. i think we need to take another look at how to do that. each party writes their own rules, and i think it's time to have a look at it. i think new blood is a good thing and it's not a bad thing to change people out every 5 to 6 years. we do it with the committee chairman and ranking members, 6 years tops. >> what do you support for president? >> my candidate didn't run, tom cotton, an iraq, an afghanistan veteran and he understands the iranian government for what it really is, but he is not running. will support the nominee. we are in the middle of a fami
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support the nominee. >> what do you think about the alliance of kasich and cruz that was released today somewhat did you think about that? >> this is the big leagues. this is big boy rules and people knock heads together and do hard things because it's an important job, and whatever happens, we'll end up with a very good candidate and we'll win in november and based on i have been seeing, we'll see a lot of cross-over votes from the democratic party that will vote republican. >> let's talk about region will issues, metro funding. where do you stand on this? >> i have been a metro rider since i came to washington in 1982. i think it's a terrific system and has problems and we need to fix it and make sure it runs well. it can be done. >> and you have the resources and talking about we, us, the state, and d.c. they should be paying more? should there be a fixed
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be tossing in more? >> yes, yes, and yes. i think the state should make a contribution because people rely on it in the washington area and i don't think it's unreasonable to ask for a federal contribution and quite frankly, there are areas with the transportation infrastructure and the delegation has done a poor job in bringing the resources to the state. why do we have to go two lanes between rockville and frederick and when you are ranking on the budget committee or in charge of the senate appropriations committee you need to do things that maryland needs done. >> you think the fed needs to put in more monday sme. >> i think the feds should provide a reasonable amount of support and we have to look around at the other jurisdictions that use the system and we how we decide it up. >> are you happy with how
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funds have been spent so far? >> i think there is always room for improvement, and when you go down there, the everything -- escalator is not working and there is a fire on the train and people should be held accountable but by the tame token, -- same token, this is an expensive system and we have to have the right people and good resources. >> let me ask you this. during the debate, you are quoted as saying you have a daughter who is lesbian yet you are opposed to the maryland legalization of same-sex marriage. >> i think i said it's settled. i may not agree with the outcome but the issue is settled, and my family is my family. i love them no matter what but the imutasble truths in my mind is because it's imutable, and i
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wasn't thrilled with the outcome but it was done the right way. >> and you understand are a navy veteran and i have to thank you for the service. >> it's a privilege. >> service in the middle east. and isis, are we any closer to winning that battle? >> well, this is more than an academic question for me. people if my unit -- in my unit were lost in iraq. but they don't send 49-year-old lieutenant commanders in combat but dithe best i could to -- i did the best i could. and i am reluctant to criticize a policy unless i know exactly what is going on. but this is the type of situation where you need a senator who has the experience,
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armed forces and national security who asks the right questions. are they equipped? do they know what they need? their timing issues and so on, and unfortunately in the u.s. senate, we don't have that experience. it's not there. >> all right. thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> and good luck to you. you can download our wusa 9news app. polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00. topper, how does the weather look for tomorrow? very nice, a couple of showers possible in the afternoon and that is a silver lining because it will knock the pollen down and that's off the charts. high for grass and mold, and if you just wait for the trees to leaf out, you'll be okay in a
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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." the obama white house called 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?
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trending big on twitter, the federal appeals court overturned a lower court's ruling saying that patriot's quarterback tom brady must sit on the bench with a fewer game suspension but brady and the player's association can appeal this all the way to the supreme court. d.c. uniwi
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a home to calls it own, the brand new home. the mayor and members of the team held a demolition event for the new soccer stadium at buzzard's point. it will create nearly 900 jobs for d.c. residents. construction is suspected to wrap up -- expected to wrap up in two years. a really nice evening outside. i mean, here's a live look outside from the michael and son weather cam. the winds are south southeast at 7 and will pick up from the southwest and become breezy tonight but dry and milder, really very nice. bus stop temperatures, nice, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and yes, a yellow weather alert for tomorrow. not everyo
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or a storm. the farther north, the better chance you have. by 10:00 tonight, beautiful, clear skies, upper 60s, low 70s, and in the morning, upper 60s in the burbs. and 60s in cumberland. you'll need sunglasses to start, no doubt about that. a few clouds mid morning. 72 in sterling and we're back with temperatures in the low 80s across the board, and showers and storms pop up with the d.c. split. presented ricks burg -- fredericksburg south to maryland. the disturbance will roll through in the border, independence and jersey. 11:00, a couple of sprinkles in la
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and 67 in manassas. there are your winds, southwest at 10 to 15 and that's a warm wind. day planner, 60s to start and 72 by mid morning and dry through 1:00 but wednesday and thursday, contemplating more yellow weather alerts. showersand drizzle, 66, a dandy of a day. showers on thursday and cooler at 64. next 7 days, showers through monday, and nats in town. tomorrow's game will be fine. wednesday's game and thursday's game will be played but bundle up if you are headed to nats' park. the burgundy and gold introduced their
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moments after news broke that josh norman was a free agent, it took 10 minutes for the burgundy and gold to get his attention. he is considered one of the best corners in the league and we can expect exciting matchups. frank hanrahan has more. >> reporter: when word broke that josh norman was signing on as cornerback for the redskins, it was thought that he gets to go against his nemesis, o'dell beckham, junior. >> you got jokes, you really do. but, no. it's going to be fun. best on best. see me. i see you. nothing more and nothing less. just play it cool and go to the next. if you don't, cool. let's go to the next one. at the end of the day, four quarters, you will see who'
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standing. >> when they put him in situations, you go man up on some of the best, and odell beckham junior and dez bryant, josh norman will be asked a lot to man up. >> reporter: there is no love lost between the two and they will play each other twice in the 2016 season. get your popcorn ready. i'm frank hanrahan. back to you. >>thank you, and that should be fun. bryce harper went exploring on a day off. check out this selfie, an unexpecting harper fan. normally, it's the other way around. you want to say, turn around. turn around. he is right behind you and he was repping the reds
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harper. >> that's right, and the kid will see it online and go, what the heck? how do i miss that? >> have a great night and you're
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