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two big stories on metro, if your monday morning commute takes you on the red line or even if it doesn't, safe track shuts down part of the line and sends more riders to the roads and the transit service proposes what it calls a reality check budget. hello. i'm debra alfarone. we start with those cutbacks, fare hikes and longer waits, all part of that the transit system ceo is asking for, but will it fly with the board and with riders? john henry live now from the tenleytown metro station. this could happen as early as next july if the board gives approval. >> reporter: that's correct. metro officials are calling this a reality check budget. they say they could even have to cut 1,000 jobs, but not everyone believes that's the way to go.
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proposal. it's a song and dance that rider toya jones has frankly gotten tired of. does a proposal like that surprise you out of metro? >> no. to hike upper their prices? -- hike up their prices? no. >> reporter: but the general manager said it's all needed with the $290 million budget deficit and to fund key safety improvements. so what could change? we'dwiedefeld envisions fares and one-way bus rides increasing by 10 and 25 cents respectively, a hard pill to swallow for some riders. >> i think we pay enough money to get around transportation. >> reporter: the proposed budget could also mean riders have to wait longer to catch a train. currently trains run every six minutes during peak periods. urge the proposed budget it could turn to every eight. >> the waiting time now is crazy.
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councilman and metro board chair jack evans said he understands the problems metro faces but believes the proposal is too much an inconvenience to riders. >> i continue to stand against any fare increases. i do not want to use capital dollars to balance our operating budget and i don't want to make service cuts. i think the jurisdiction should put up more money to cover these shortfalls. >> reporter: but if prices do go up on metro, some people say they'll adapt. they've grown used to change with the entire system. >> after a expect it and you just work around it. >> but you got to do what you got to do, right? >> reporter: now the budget will be formally presented during a committee meeting later this week. i also reached out to the transit union at metro about those proposed job cuts, but a spokesperson declined comment. with the very latest from tenleytown, john henry, wusa9. >> thank you, john.
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project is -- metro maintenance project is put to the test tomorrow morning from gallaudet and ft. totten for 25 days. there will be shuttles to accommodate riders. you can expect to see more people on the road. you can find more info on the new metro poe policy and everything you need to know -- proposal and everything you need to know to deal with the latest phase of metro's safe track work by downloading our wusa9 violence overnight in capitol heights maryland leaves two people dead, four wounded, the two dead just 14 and 18 years old. prince george's county police say brian davis and todd webb, jr. were both killed when the gunman began shooting before 3 a.m. this morning. detectives arrived near the intersection of pine road and walker mill road to find a of had dozen people suffering from gunshot wounds. >> -- find a half dozen people
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>> walked outside getting ready to walk to my car and i walked to this, so i'm just a little confused. this is a tight knit community. so everybody pretty much knows each other and something like this to happen is just crazy. it's crazy to me. >> tonight four people are in the hospital, one with life threatening injuries. prince george's county police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this also in prince george's county police trying to identify the person killed in the second deadly fire in the county in less than 26 hours. the victim's body was found inside the burning home in landover last night in bollinger. friday night an older man died in a house fire in washington. a multi-car crash in eastern avenue left a woman dead this weekend. 50-year-old kim moore died after a speeding chrysler
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that caused her car to spin, hit an suv, then crash into two other cars. the driver of the chrysler took off, but police later arrested him. 31-year-old timothy johnson of seat pleasant, maryland, is charged with involuntary ambulance. we're last night -- involuntary manslaughter. last night an 8-year-old girl was hit by a car, was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay, but a man came to her aid, officered a heart attack and died. meantime we're told the driver that struck the child did stay on the scene. turning to campaign 2016 with nine days until the election the fbi is moving forward with its investigation of a laptop used by hillary clinton's top aide. investigators want to know if e-
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light on clinton's use of a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state. >> reporter: the fbi is now reading through thousands of e- mails found on a laptop shared by healthcare aide huma abedin and her estranged husband anthony weiner. the fbi originally obtained the laptop during an investigation into weiner allegedly sending explicit messages to a minor. cbs news has learned abedin said she didn't know her e- mails were on the cbs news the effort to find out if any of the e-mails are pertinent to the probably into clinton's private server will likely stretch past election day. donald trump argues this is the biggest political scandal since watergate. >> we never thought we were going to say thank you to anthony weiner. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is focusing on fbi director james comey's decision to publicize the developments just days before the election.
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overblown this all seems and the more concern it has created about director comey's actions. >> reporter: at a florida rally clinton avoided directly discussing the case. >> there's a lot of noise and distraction, but it really comes down to what kind of future we want and who can help us get there as president. >> reporter: clinton's lead in the polls has been shrinking more than a week. a new poll finds the candidates just one point apart >> a reminder for those of you who can't vote in person november 8th, nine early voting locations are open in the district from 8:30 a.m. till 7 p.m. early voting end friday. in maryland designated voting centers are open from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m. until thursday. if you're voting absentee in virginia, your completed application plus be received by tuesday at 5 p.m. -- must be received by tuesday at 5 p.m.
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wusa9 app. turning to weather, beautiful today, but a bit cooler for trick-or-treaters tomorrow, melissa? >> but a little more appropriate for this time of year, debra. yesterday, -- rather today, feel like it's already tomorrow already, we lit 80s across the board. -- hit 80s across the board. dulles made it to 84 this afternoon. it was certainly warm. now we've got a cold front that passed through and this workweek. we were tracking a few isolated thunderstorms on live doppler 9000 this evening. those are with the cold front behind this front and cooler, drier air on the way tomorrow. 60s now in the city, some cooler temperatures starting to push in from the north and west about, 60 in hagerstown and martinsburg. tomorrow morning waking up in the 40s to 50s. by lunch time still in the 50s as well.
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later in the workweek coming up in a bit. d.c. police searching now for some apparent halloween bandits. officers were called to a robbery in the 300 block of u street northwest. they say three suspects used force and violence during that robbery. the trio described as a man dressed in a green and yellow turtle costume, a female and a man dressed as a skeleton. anyone with info about this case should cot history an international series game went to overtime. the redskins head back across the pond to scratching their heads about there game which ended in a tie. the redskins had a chance to win the game, but dustin hopkins missed a 34-yard field goal in overtime as they have a 27-27 draw. >> i was like how the heck did
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now we know. we're 4-3-1, but we need to rack up some wins. >> the tie that feels like a loss, again redskins sitting 4- 3-1 in the nfc east. more on that in a few minutes with frank hanrahan. we're just 24 hour away from the spookiest night of the year, but it's also a pricey night. says americans are expected to spend almost 83 bucks a person for halloween. 3billion spent on costumes and 2.5 billion of it spent on candy. speaking of trying to figure out which candy to hand out? this could help. marketing website influencer surveyed more than 40,000 eaters to determine the most popular candy in each state. in washington d.c., guess what, yeah, twix came in first.
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pieces and the no. 1 in maryland, al blonde joy -- almond joy. d.c. police departments are holding events in every district the next couple days. tomorrow the 2nd district is hosting a halloween party and the 5th district invites you to a haunted mays on bladensburg road. the full -- road. you can find the full list of events on the's website. thousands of runners are recuperating tonight after completing the marathon this morning. one man spent the past six years running to remember the servicemen and women that we've lost. >> some adorable bunches of goats getting lots of love. in the hope of giving the
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of the billy goat, we'll tell you what it's all about. >> as we go to break, a look at our halloween pet. that's my dog murray.
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a powerful earthquake rocked central italy. seismologists put the epicenter of that quake about 82 miles northeast of rome. fortunately no serious injuries or deaths were reported. today's quake follows one last we homeless. >> very, very, very strong. >> it's a very sad day for my home country that is struck again by an earthquake this morning. so i could not start if not by expressing my strong feeling to all the italians that experienced early this morning a very strong earthquake again. >> today's quake is believed to
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since 1980. experts say the region should now expect to see several more quakes with a magnitude of at least 4.5. in north carolina a van headed the wrong way on a highway crashes into a church bus. 17 people were hurt. we're told the victims range in age from 1 month to 90 years old. this church bus was heading from martinsville, virginia, to salisburyville, north carolina, when the crash occurred and tonight the woman driving the including driving while impaired as well as careless and reckless driving. at least 22 people are hurt after a car plows into the crowd at a nascar race in martinsville, virginia. police in henry county say the driver of a chevy ssr convertible hit a jeep as it attempted to pass the car. nine people were taken to the hospital for treatment for nonlife threatening injuries. seven were seriously hurt and
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the driver was taken into custody. the police department in fairbanks, alaska, is mourning the loss of one of its own tonight. sergeant alan brandt survived being shot five times. he was released from the hospital several days after the shooting, but then he died during a planned eye surgery. just last monday he spoke to the city council about how lucky he was to have survived that shooting. >> can you believe i walked into this room? can you imagine telling your kids before you go to work that you're going to get shot? that's what our police officers deal with every day. >> the 27-year-old man suspected of shooting sergeant brandt is held without bail on charges of attempted first degree murder and seven other charges. love, honor and respect is what pushed around 25,000
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marathon and it was a grueling one. the heat pumped up to near record highs today and stephanie ramirez has our report from the race. >> reporter: no blisters is what this runner happily shouted on the ground. you could see on some of their faces how hard a run it was this year especially because temperatures hit the upper 70s. at least there was cloud cover, but some did have to take it slow. >> i >> just cramps. >> it's surprising for it to be this warm. >> by midday the sun did pop out. those who ran last year say the race of rainy and cold. >> i haven't been back for 34 years. >> reporter: the past six years he's run a path of i had own. aaron ran more than 6 -- his own. aaron ran more than 6,000 miles across the country to pay his respects to every single
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today he didn't plant a flag but ran with a fallen service member's photo attached to him. >> he tagged along for the ride and we had a good conversation. what keeps me going, the project of the people's flag i'm putting down and their spirits. >> around mile 11 they have the pictures of the fallen marines and that just made it a little bit hard to breathe because you're cloaked up of their country. >> i think about the people that can't run today and i feel so very blessed and run and push because i know i have that chance today. >> reporter: stephanie ramirez, wusa9. >> 25 people at the event were taken to the hospital for heat related illnesses. around 25,000 people participated and a woman from
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i can only imagine what it's like. you're getting ready for this race and it's 80 degrees. that's a big difference. >> you think october, 60s, 50s, 40s. if they had just waited one day, a 20-degree drop in high temperatures training tomorrow. how's that? >> perfect. i'll join you. >> temperature-wise today 80s, forecast high today and that 3- degree guarantee 80, actually 80, so it was a bull's eye. howard's off and i skill got a bulls i. i'm going to give myself a pat on the back there. >> temperatures otherwise,
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baltimore made it to 83 tying the record from 1946. his been a while. here's the cold front that will pass through tonight, behind it cool air and eventually by midweek as this area of low pressure shifts off towards the east that leads to a warm-up. that's our trend this week, start cool, climb midweek and things come crashing down next weekend. around 60 tomorrow, cool for trick-or-treaters tomorrow evening week and then fall is back next weekend. not only is fall back, but we'll fall back with our clocks because daylight savings time ends next week. day planner, 40s and 50s to start off, jackets a necessity tomorrow afternoon, but
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october and we aren't dealing with trick or -- hey, it's the last day of october and we aren't dealing with trick-or- treaters being cold and it's 60s by the end of the workweek. there is our fall temperature swing that's in store for us this upcoming week. tomorrow 60 degrees, 64 tuesday and wednesday back in the 70s. that's the weather i like, 70s, bu dealing with winter weather. fallback is next weekend and we will see temperatures in the 60s next weekend as well. >> when would you like to go running tomorrow? if i ask you on tv, you have to stick to it. coming up it is a scene fit for a king. we'll have a peek inside. >> as we go to break, we're
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the king has been dead
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elvis presley fans can now live like the king of rock and roll for a fee. >> three, two, one. >> the 450 room elvis presley guest house at graceland opened tuesday located in the white haven neighborhood of memphis. the property features a 464 seat theater, a pool and five restaurants. residents and local officials are hoping the guest house will hope ta >> when you walk in and anyone who has been an insider, basically people who were friends of elvis and mine, even some of the guys when they walked in, they went oh, my god, this is elvis. >> it's not just the development downtown, it's out in the suburb right down the street from the airport and we are about to build this area up and this is the catalyst to help us get there.
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bucks per night. you've heard of the billy goat curse of the chicago cubs. supposedly the curse was placed on the underdogs about the a tavern owner who used to bring his goat to games and was asked not to. you're looking at what's going on in mclean, virginia, goats at the house of cubs fan jonathan turley. for tonight's crucial game turley rented goats hopefully for them tonight they'll say good-bye to the curse. adorable. after the break they're not coming home losers, but they aren't coming home winners
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to shut down the government just for politics. time for luann bennett: comprehensive immigration reform now. common sense gun safety laws. bennett tells congress: do your job. i'm luann bennett and i approve this message. now wusa9 game on sports
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>> the redskins went all the way to london and all they brought us back was a lousy tie. skins/bengals from wembley stadium end 27-27 tie. across the pond drive on the wrong side of the road and you're in trouble. hopkins, 34-yard field goal no good, missed it wide left. we finish up 27-27, much more coming up on game >> like i said before, emotional game and the majority of our games will come down to these close wire to wire plays. today both teams made just enough to tie. >> all right. redskins quarterback josh norman speaks his blind and was none too pleased with the officiating calling out one in particular after the game. >> you come over here and call -- how many calls he have, anybody know? because i'm pretty sure he had
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it's not making any sense. wizards in memphis looking for win no. 1 tonight, john wall and company but not a great ending up late. lose 112-103, home opener wednesday night versus toronto. >> josh norman not happy at all. what about tomorrow? >> weatherwise nice and cool for halloween and warmer midweek. >> we'll take it. you our wusa9 app. guess what's next. this guy and game on overtime.
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this is game on overtime sponsored by hyundai. >> hip hip cheery-o. >> a tie, really? redskins frustrated and one player in particular none too happy with the officials, josh >> they represent us, so how come -- what's recommended for them? >> we're at the halfway mark of the nfl season. we size up where the redskins are, where they have to get better at to make a push to the playoffs. no ties here. game on overtime starts right now and we will have a winner. >> it is no good. >> if anybody wants to go at him for missing those field


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