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50% of the world's population live in cities so these are the problems to the solution. >> so what else is d.c. doing to combat climate change? reporter janice park live to explain. >> well over the next 50 years d.c. plans to invest more than half a billion dollars in solar wind power and reducing greenhouse gas emissions and environmentalists say that helps fuel their fight every single day. >> hi, would you sign a petition to help with climate change? >> just for this d.c. office it's 20,000 petitions. >> for environment america's jacob morrison, part of the group for the environment there's a lot of rejection. >> hi. can you sign a petition to protect d.c. from climate change? >> but he continues on. energized by both the d.c.'s mayor's and executive trump and to continue to be committed to the paris climate accord to reduce global carbon emissions an agreement the president
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will cost americans millions of jobs by 2025. >> i haven't seen the kind of mass that president trump is spouting. we don't agree with that analysis at all. >> hope each city and state sticks to their guns towards i don't even month what to call it. i barely watch the news because it's so sad and for him to ignore it like that is ridiculous but i'm still going to fight for it. >> there is a couple things he's already doing to reduce greenhouse emissions from city buildings it signed a five year $100 million contract and the part they will aggressively abort projections about a half billion dollars worth along with investments in wind power. >> the top priority decision. >> so while all the work sounds great, one energy official acknowledges most of the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the city and then because of fuel change from colder gas. regardless the plan is to continue on at full force. >> in d.c. for al
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now, i think we're the most beautiful city on earth. >> and when it comes to changes that have been going on for years in the district, d.c. has the most energy buildings of any city in the u.s. which means these buildings emit fewer greenhouse gas emissions than other typical buildings. wusa9. well virginia governor announced today the commonwealth has joined 12 other states in an agreement to move forward with the principles of that paris climate agreement. >> thousands of people on the internet and up and down the river tonight are sharing the story of fergus the dog, the beautiful chesapeake bay retriever. he was swept away in high water over the memorial day weekend. and here is where fergus disappeared in the front royal area. his family in fredrick is convinced he's still alive and they are desperate to bring him home. we are there tonight with what you can do to help. >> reporter: yeah, leslie it looks beautiful right now, but it is
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the surface moving pretty good and that's what it was doing when fergus, the dog was simply swept away. now neighbors say that one of the most important things that you can do right now is share his story and they want to get the word out if someone has them. they're convinced that he is okay someplace out in the woods or that someone has him and doesn't realize how important it is to get him back. big friendly fergus, at a year old not much more than a puppy is eager to jump in your lap is jump in the water. >> basically saw something in the river. >> it was the friday before memorial day. the river had swollen overnight at front royal and it was moving too fast, even for a chesapeake bay retriever. >> he tried to turn to come back to the bank and see he was paddling really hard but once he realized he wasn't going to make it he pointed his nose downstream and swam with
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current. >> his daughter's dog was gone in less than a minute. they searched the banks for hours, 11 year old maggie was inconsolable. >> the horror, panic, screaming his name, fergus! >> across the valley volunteers are looking for fergus. >> this is my dog, if you can see her back there. >> the searchers include lisa jones of full fit tracking who says her dog has fergus's scent. >> we've been following sights ever since right now. i think we're up to about the seventh sighting on him. >> thousands of people have shared his story on social media. his family is nowhere near giving up hope. >> if anybody can help us please, this is my daughter's dog it was a gift to her. this is breaking my heart to watch her go through this. i'd love to get my dog back. >> and that was bruce leshan reporting. canine trackers say dogs n
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and longer if someone hasn't picked up fergus, and doesn't realize how desperately his family wants him back. he has a chip implanted in his body, there's even more information for you to know and helpful it reunite that family. so it's time for us to pay the piper. we had a beautiful sunny warm weekend. now we've got gray skies and showers across the area. our weather guru topper shutt is out there tracking live doppler on the terrace so is this whole another week-long deal? >> no it's short-lived but it's going to get much worse before it gets better i will say that adamment tonight however will get better as we go through the next couple hours mostly showers now are south of town, down into calvert county, st. mari' county. we'll zoom in a couple sprinkles around town but most everything is down to 10 and 301 into charles county all headed northward into anne arundel county so not much is going to happen tonight. i think if you want to take a walk with th
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it's going to be dry even this evening it looks dry unless you go south of town. now by 10:00 temps in the 60s couple sprinkles possible. i'm going to keep the chance of a sprinkle in but few and far between. taking you into tomorrow morning. we aren't going to issue yellow weather alert not a great day. will be a lot of clouds but notice not much in terms of showers so you'll have a dry commute and we get started at 6:00, 62 in fredrick and mid 60s downtown and by 8:00, yes a lot of clouds but still no sprinkles yet and now we're 64 in leesburg, 65 manassas and by 10:00 most sprinkles across the bay getting into the lunch time hour a couple sprinkles start cropping up so take lunch out tomorrow you might have to worry about a shower. we will come back and talk about how low the temps going to go this week and just how high is it going to go over the weekend. thanks, top turpitude. police detained more people in east london today as they continued to investigate saturday night's deadly rr
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london bridge. three people were in it before they got out and started stabbing people in an area populated with tourists. seven people were killed dozens more hurt. police quick to respond shot and killed the attackers. a vigil for the victims was held police named two of them. the suspects today both claiming libya and moroccan nationality. isis is claiming responsibility for the attack. president trump was quick to use the london attack for political gain while british police were still warning about unsubstantiated reports saturday night. president trump tweeted about the need for his travel ban on citizens from six muslim majority countries. the president is also going after london's mayor who tried to reassure sure his citizens that an increased police presence in the city is a good thing. >> they won't see an increased police presence today over the course of the next few days. no reason to be alarmed. >> president trump mocked the mayor's comment on twitter. the mayor's office
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ill-informed tweet that takes his remarks out of context. the president went further today calling it a pathetic excuse by the mayor of london. a lockdown has been lifted at two county schools after reports of a suspicious call. here is a look at one of the schools park ridge elementary, north staffford high is the other school. everybody is safe but deputies are still investigating that suspicious caller. 14 names were added to the journalists memorial today at the museum. that memorial recognizes men and women who died or were killed while reporting the news. one of them was npr photo journalist david gilke. he and his translator were killed in an attack by the taliban while covering the war in afghanistan. >> many of the journalists went into reporting on the day they were killed knowing the profound dangers that they face. nonetheless, aware of the very real threats, they chose to continue with their profession, because ey
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important to report on what was happening. >> with today's additions the memorial bears the name of 2300 reporters and protographers, broadcasters and news executives from around the world dating back to 1837. we'll check out this mess in prince george's county. a busted valve attached to a fire hydrant sent water shooting out of the ground, not too far from joint base andrews. crews are working to get the water turned off. there are lane closures though so you might want to avoid that area. a big moment for spirit the eaglet. >> video captured the bird leaving her nest for the first time saturday. she returned this morning in good health. spirit is the eaglet of liberty and justice who make their home una tree at the d.c. police training academy in southwest. the bird is expected to stay in the area leaving and returning over the next month. a chevy chase woman is facing charges over
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>> so how much noise is too much noise without getting the police involved? we're going to go high-tech on this story to bring you answers. >> the tweet from the husband of an advisor to president trump that may have kellyanne conway in trouble with her boss. a fairfax farmer takes on the county after vo: delivering cleaner, reliable energy... creating jobs for our veterans... helping those in need save money on their energy bills. it takes 16,000 dominion energy employees doing the job.
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need to be thorough. fairfax county just opened a new ropes course at one of its local parks. apparently there's chickens there too. a local farmer was crying foul, and wanted to open his own ropes course but the county said hu-huh. northern virginia bureau chief peggy fox is showing you what's at stake. >> reporter: henry is the lead steer among the
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it's a 200-acre farm that raises cattle, chickens and pigs. >> by all rights this should have been a subdivision. >> jeff waters runs the farm which his father-in-law started decades ago. >> we're trying to save it so it will be a farm. >> the farm is exempt from property taxes because it's an agri-tourism business. >> we don't need money. we just need to be allowed to make our own money. >> while there is certainly interest around the d.c. area to come to a small town and see the farm animals up close and pet a chicken, that's not going to pay for the farm. that's why they want the ropes course to bring in the bucks, right? >> their forest which has been harvested in the past is the perfect place for a ropes course but the county disagrees. they say a ropes course is not a rural activity and it doesn't meet the definition of an agri- business. waters disagrees. >> in the state of virginia a forest that you harvest is considered exactly the same as a corn crop so acor
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acorn crop is exactly similar to a ropes course and the trees. it's two crops, two human activities that don't have anything directly to do with farming but they allow you to for recreational or educational purposes they allow you to see things associated with a crop. >> he believes the deny all is related to the fact fairfax county just opened its own ropes course. >> you might firmly believe they're afraid of the competition. >> waters can apply for a special permit to run a ropes course but that will cost tens of thousands of dollars and waters says he shouldn't have to pay anything to start it up. peggy fox, wusa 9. >> quite an interesting debate . waters is appealing the fairfax county zoning administrator's decision. the hearing is june 28. in prince george's county that smoking black crater there is where a barn used to be. sky 9 captured the scene earlier today after fire burned that barn to the ground. it was surrounded by a
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trees. we're still waiting to hear more details about how this all happened. you've got a pretty cool picture of the moon and jupiter? >> we do. this was not from the naked eye. you need equipment you know? zoom lenses to get this but this is really a great picture. you're looking at really a close in picture of the moon so pretty fantastic and jupiter just as cool over the weekend. we talked about the evening sky. you could see some of these planets with the naked eye but this is a treat to see it this close and defined. that's pretty cool. david, thank you. keep sending pictures. three degree guarantee. well i think we're okay today. we went for a high of 79, we'll add everything up tonight and see how we did. we're on a little bit of a winning streak. a live look outside, our weather cam, michael & son and it's cloudy but not a lot going on
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74 downtown dew points in the mid 60s so not crazy humid. winds out of the south southeast at about five. here is the radar over the last hour and most of the lion's share of showers we had around lunch time are gone moving across the bay. we have a couple left over showers south and west of fredrick and also south of i66 down threw warrenton, but these are few and far between and a couple showers in upper marlboro but as we go through the evening hours we're looking at the showers diminishing we'll keep a chance of a shower in overnight but just a few and it's going to be comfortable temperature wise, we'll fall into the 50s again in the burbs, 60s downtown. bus stop temps 58-72. i'll keep a shower in there don't think it's a problem. we aren't issuing yellow weather alert tomorrow expecting dry and commute to and from work. more clouds than showers tuesday. a lot of bark, not much bite. but i will say by the time we get to wednesday, winds turn easterly. it's going to get gloomy. and co
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very wet but just kind of gloomy so 80 tomorrow and we drop to 72 wednesday because the easterly flow. 74 thursday, still pretty good day and low 80s friday and upper 80s saturday and right now looks like we'll be around 90 on sunday. next week, looks hot. pretty hot 90s. 10:00 tonight cloudy a couple showers here and there on futurecast. i wouldn't get too hung up on exact location. temps 68 in fredrick, 69 downtown. a lot of clouds by morning but notice dry so 60 now in gaithersburg, that's pretty comfortable. by 9:00 a lot of clouds fewer clouds off to the south in culpeper, fredericksburg and upper 60s by the time we get to lunch time there will be a few showers popping a better chance out toward i81 between cumberland and hagerstown and down toward winchester but notice the winds turn northwesterly temps in the mid 70s and
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from now most of the showers confined around i81 corridor and tomorrow night clouds increase as the winds start to go easterly and we get that easterly flow not good for us at all. so 60s across-the-board to start 74 by 11:00 and 76 by 1 with some sun and we'll keep it dry through 1. showers and drizzle wednesday though 72 and then pleasant on thursday, but only 74. then friday very nice. isolated shower possible and nats on 9 saturday warmer, 90 sunday and don't look now, low 90s on monday and the nats still in town. president trump says he wants to privatize the nation's air traffic control system. he says that overhaul would improve customer service by reducing costs and wait times and technology. the faa says it's already updated its computers and other equipment. opponents of the president's plan worry the new system would be dominated by
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interests. dinner conversation might be a little awkward at the conway home. you'll see kellyanne conway anadvisor to president trump. her husband george is a lawyer who just turned down a job with the department of justice. well this morning president trump tweeted something so george sent a reply and it's raising eye brows. the president's tweeted the justice department should have stayed with the original travel ban not the watered down politically correct version they submitted to the supreme court to which george responded these tweets may make some people feel better but they certainly won't help the office of the solicitor general get five votes which is what actually matters. sad. now george conway did send out a tweet after his first one went viral saying he does support president trump and his policies. tonight u.s. officials say a rift between qatar and other gulf arabox states will not affect our military operations. saudi arabia, egypt and the united arab emirate have all br
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qatar. it's accused of lending support to isis and to al qaeda and destabilizing the region. qatar citizens have been told they've got 14 days to leave saudi arabia, bahrain and the uae. those countries are also banning their citizens from entering qatar. there are 10,000 u.s. troops at an air base in qatar. a special assignment unit works to keep you safe. >> criminals are looking for people they can attack by surprise. >> andre norman had a past life filled with crime. now, he is telling you what he looks for in a target. don't be a victim watch mind of a mother on wusa 9 at 11:00 tonight. problems with airbags in a popular suv, and watch what happens when this flying car prototype takes flight. details in tonight's consumer alert. right after the break an elderly man beaten for no reason in an attack that leaves new yorkers dumbfounded.
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he's somebody who says,. i am going to make change. and i wanna make change not for the richest, not for the most powerful, i'm gonna make change to make this economy work better for hardworking families.
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to make sure every virginian gets a fair shot, that leaves no region or race behind. let's prove that donald trump's values are not virginia values. so a 91 year old man is recovering after a cowardly stranger attacked him on the streets of new york city. here is the surveillance camera footage. e
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>> what in the world? >> no one tries to help. >> it's happening in manhattan you'll see that guy step in and the 19-year-old here he is acused of the beating ran away before police were able to bring him into custody. that's news, get that couple bag off the streets. the victim says he's never seen the attacker in his life. >> that is just awful to watch. we're going to go now to consumer news. self-driving cars have been getting a lot of attention and now we're learning toyota is sinking money into a japanese start up company trying to build flying cars. here is the video. that vehicle has eight propellers, its got basketballs on the bottom for a little cushioning, you can see him down there, sky drive, made it a couple feet off the ground before it crashed. the company wants a driver in the vehicle to light the torch at the 2020 olympics in tokyo. the toyota says not so fast. we're working on aerial vehicles too. the u.s. government
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suv's from model year 2012 after complaints the airbag control computers can fail and that can prevent the airbag system from working in a crash. don't want that. the national highway traffic safety administration says its received about 45 complaints about the problem, make that 44, but no injuries have been reported. facebook now wants to be a hostile environment for terrorists. it says its working to aggressively remove extremist content, but the pledge comes after facebook and other social media sights are coming under increased criticism following saturday's attacks in london. they are accused of giving terrorists a platform to spread messages. a baby deer is being nursed back to health after showing up at a new jersey couple's home. the fawn was just crying at the top of its lungs. the couple reached out to wildlife officials since the momma deer didn't come back and the expected time the experts told the couple to bottle feed and shelter the fawn. the deer is going to stay
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wildlife site until it's old enough to be released into the wild. next at 5:30 nobody wants nosey neighbors or noisy neighbors and you better not be the one making the noise. after a complaint in an exclusive d.c. neighborhood we found out how loud you can and can't be. and bill cosby is back in court without his wife, but with a special guest. we're going to bring you inside the courtroom. and congress is targeting alpacas? why lawmakers say the animals are part of a
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new at 5:30 a noise complaint is dividing a chevy chase neighborhood after a memorial day weekend party. a woman who lives in the barnabie woods area off 31st street in northwest says she was detained and she wasn't given enough time to turn down her music and also her neighbors and police singled her out because she's african american. >> the woman filed a complaint with the d.c. office of police complaints according to our editorial partners at the washington post but the situation has us asking how much is too much when it comes to noise in your neighborhood. >> wusa 9 shows us how you can tell. >> reporter: what exactly are decibels? >> the measure of the noise level and i know that it is linear, but i can't translate any particular decibels level into what i hear. >> for a woman living on this chevy chase re
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the long weekend landed her in trouble with police. >> it's a little extreme. >> ignorance is no defense that the law got out our handy decibels reader. >> in d.c. it's the law that noise can't exceed 55 decibels between 10 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. just to give you an idea, that's about the same as starting a car engine. >> it's not hard to push over 55 decibels on the same street during the day, some house work exceeded that noise limit. even rain under an umbrella came close. >> how important these kind of laws because it establishes and measurements that people can't do whatever they want. >> basically anything louder than this is against the law. not a very fun law for a weekend. >> our fraternity house in state college, pennsylvania, we would get if we were over 120 decibels.
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off street on this camera. opinions were split. worn person told us the noise from the party wasn't so bad and another told us it was extreme and woke up their sleeping child. decibels readers might help us follow the letter of the law but being neighborly that's still subjective. in northwest d.c., wusa 9. now we did of course reach out to the homeowner about her arrest and she told us she was just too emotionally shaken by the incident. she says she's also afraid of the potential backlash and her ability to stay in the neighborhood. developing today, a disgruntled employee is blamed for deadly workplace violence in orlando florida. police say that gunman shot and killed five co-workers before taking his own life. it happened in an industrial area this morning about seven miles from downtown. the gunman was fired back in april. the shooting happened a week before the nation marks one year since the pulse nightclub massacre in orlando. 49 people were killed and >>zens of others were injured.
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bill cosby of using his power and fame to sexually assault women. the 79 year old commedian arrived for the first day of his trial with keisha knight- pulliam at his side. cosby is on drill for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constand in 2004. many women have made similar accusations. >> the legal theory is that bill cosby gave her three blue pills that left her incapacitated and because of that there's no way she could have consented to the sexual acts that follows. >> now his lawyers says cosby only gave him benadryl to help her sleep. the 79 year old commedian also contends the sex was consensual. the trial is expected to last about two weeks. commedian bill bar is apologizing for using a racial slur on his show on hbo. it happened during a live interview of senator bill sass. he used the n word after sass invited him to his home state
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of nebraska. >> he was working the field. >> working the field? >> [laughter] >> senate,. >> honestly it's so devastating to hear folks use the language in such a flippant way. >> bar has a long history of making controversial statements and his show politically incorrect was cancelled after comments he made following the 9/11 attacks. police have arrested 14 people in a series of pro and anti-trump rallies in portland, smoke and per cushion grenades were used to control protesters. the rallies took place in the wake of a deadly attack on board a portland train. 35 year old square may christian shouted anti-muslim hate speech and then stabbed and killed two bystanders who tried to stop him. still ahead is peyton manning consider a job in politics? lot of conversation after his recent golf outing wi
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after game two of the nba finals a fight right by lebron james. >> i saw that but not lebron. top? interesting. so let's talk about the evening planner most of the showers on their way out so we're looking at temps 73 at 6:00 down to 69 with just clouds at 10:00. we'll come back talk about how low the temps go this week and if we are going to have to issue a yellow weather alert one day this week as well. ralph northam: being a pediatrician has taught me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam, and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban
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i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia. for millions who suffer from schizophrenia a side effect of their medication... is something called "akathisia." it's time we took notice.
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let's talk about the biggest movie at the box office over the weekend. it's trending and it's wonder woman. >> so not only did it make more than a hundred million dollars but it became the biggest blockbuster ever directed by a woman. >> so last year female directors only accounted for 7% of a 250 top grossing movies in the north america. so who was in the audience for wonder woman? 52% female, 48% male. so peyton manning
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he doesn't have any interest in running for public office, but that doesn't mean he can't rubble bows with politicians, several reports said the former nfl quarterback was out playing golf with president trump yesterday. manning and senator bob corker of tennessee were at trump national before stopping by the white house afterwards. check this out former head coach rex ryan and his twin brother rob ryan were in a bar fight in nashville over the weekend. the two were in town and fighting each other or fighting other oppele? >> they all look-- >> other people. >> they were in town for game throw of the stanley cup finals. it involved pushing and shoving but they were at a bar so i'm sure that had something to do it. >> another fight that almost put down lebron james. last night after game two nba finals so the cavs players are leaving, jr smith is pushing lebron away, look at the right of your screen. the guy with the blue
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starts throwing them, to make sure that lebron got out of there because well, he's lebron and he surprised you. >> get involved with stuff like that. so if you still have giraffe fever after the whole giraffe cam thing that never ended head out to the virginia zoo because a baby giraffe was born yesterday. no name yet for the giraffe but she is one of four giraffes at the zoo. they are native to tanzania and southern kenya. they can reach up to 18 feet tall. there's a new national museum opening and it's all for dr. seuss fans. >> the museum is located in springfield, massachusetts and it's dedicated to the beloved children's author. it features interactive exhibits and art work that we haven't seen publicly and how is childhood in the city shaped his work. so still ahead, how alpacas and uncle sam think about that one for a second. why lawmakers are targeting livestock
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check out this video. the international space station welcomed its first returning vehicle in six years. a spacex dragon made a repeat delivery after a 41 hour orbit. this is the first time since 2011 a reused spacecraft has arrived to the iss. it's all part of spacex's goal of reintroducing reuse ability in space light. at least 10 students who were admitted to harvard this year will no longer be allowed to attend the university. this is because of some offences online messages. the students are accused of posting images and comments in a private facebook group mocking sexual assault, the holocaust and minorities. harvard tells admitted students that offers can be withdrawn for behavior that brings into question their honesty maturity or moral character. the white house and congress are working on an overhaul for the u.s. tax code and lawmakers are paying close attention to some of the tax write-offs a
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u.s. treasury more than $1 trillion. and one of those write-offs, livestock. tony decopo takes us to a tax reform battle in the barn yard. >> reporter: alpacais a herd of 56 animals. using their fur to stock her yarn shop. >> everything here is from your animals? >> yes. >> back in the early 2000s she was a private it consultant with 200-acres of farmland and a hefty tax bill. >> were you looking for a tax break or to own alpacas? >> it was a combination of both. i wanted to do something useful with my property but yes in the beginning i was like this is a great opportunity. >> she bought 13 alpacas, and took the entire 50,000 sales plus price from her income taxes and instantly dropped her state property taxes from 18,000 a year to
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>> a year. >> because you put them on the property? >> yes. >> i could tell you for a fact when i got into it i think there were people that simply got into it for that. >> a cousin of llamas, and native to peru they arrived in america in the 1980s under the current tax code they are considered livestock like sheep or cattle. that makes her purchase price and maintenance tax deductible. >> some tax breaks are simply a drain on the treasury and i would put this in that category. >> arizona senator jeff flake calls it the alpaca tax lease in a new report tax rackets, loopholes to lower tax liability. he argues that the government should stop supporting what he considers exotic pets. >> i'm not trying to tell them no, but i am saying that we have to right-size our tax code. >> so your view the alpaca industry is not a legitimate successful industry? >> well it's not like livestock. there's no legitimate market. >> we are a ve
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we sheer our animals once a year. we turn that into marketable products and clothing and things for end-users. >> but his executive director of the alpaca owner's association. while he admits that alpaca fiber is not yet mainstream, he says alpaca farmers deserve the same support as other small business owners. >> i don't talk to a lot of our owners that say i got into this because i needed a tax break. >> rose says herbal pack a business doesn't need any tax help. still, she hopes senator flake reconsiders for the sake of other alpaca owners. >> so i think they're pets? no. do i love them all? yes, but they aren't in my basement. they aren't in my living room. they are in a barn. they're livestock. >> with a from it problem. now to our daily psycho segment. this guy here pretty focused because yeah that's a tornado d
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he's mowing his lawn, just chilling. >> is that what you were trying to replicate that with three hours of yard work? >> his wife spotted the twister and the guy didn't seek shelter because he says he was watching and knew the tornado was much farther away than it looked in the photo but where are you where you turn your back and you'll see them every day? wouldn't you stare at it the whole time? >> i admire his folks and i've done crazy things cutting the grass but not with a tornado at my back. >> he's like just another tornado. i guess it happened a lot in the farmland area. >> and alberta canada. so listen we are right back where we started last week a little rainy, cloudy and then had to endure the entire week like that and i just want to make sure we aren't going to repeat that. >> no. we have a couple days to go through but then we'll have a pretty good reward so not a gloomy week. the gloomy day is wednesday, i'll tell you that right now. live look outside, michael
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son weather cam. little gloomy but it's not raining in most spots it's 74 winds still south southeast at five, they will become northwesterly later on tonight. so here is the radar to widen this out over the last hour a couple sprinkles hagerstown to winchester nothing heavy, and notice shades of green, not looking at thunderstorms little batch of showers pushing through fairfax county and into the d.c. area rolling along 66 eastbound. we'll zoom in a little more and little bit of sprinkles around fairfax and silver spring and rockville, either side of the river but again nothing heavy did not warrant a yellow weather alert a little bit of light showers and bailey crosses crossroads everything pushing off to the north and east but showers are on their way out. that said i'll keep a chance of a shower in tonight. bus stop temperature wise 58 to 72. but keep an isolated shower but most of the showers are in the afternoon and few and far between so not a horrible day tomorrow. just more clouds than showers kind of more bark than
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it were. but wednesday, little different story. cooler, and well just a bit gloomy on wednesday as winds turn easterly we get the maritime air and clouds and just not much in terms of the rainfall but just gets gloomy so 80 tomorrow which is about average. then we drop to 72 wednesday and we stay at 74 thursday, back to 81 to finish the week and then upper 80s on saturday headed for probably 90 on sunday. 10:00 tonight, a lot of clouds a couple showers possible again i'll keep an isolated shower and 70 downtown 65 in gaithersburg 64 in manassas. by morning a lot of clouds but notice not many showers, 59 damascus, 60 in gaithersburg to start so pretty comfortable. by mid morning mid to upper 60s maybe a shower west of cumberland but again few and far between. kind of just nuisance clouds a little bit of sun from time to time 76 by the time we get to the lunch time hour and by 6:00 p.m., mix of sun and clouds
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60s downtown even 77 in fredericksburg and by the time we get to tomorrow night now we see the winds shifting and becoming easterly and the clouds will filter in and take us over by wednesday morning. so day planner goes like this 60 to start, 69 by 9:00, little bit of sun 73 by 11:00 76 by 1 and we'll keep it dry through 1. wednesday just showers and drizzle 72, kind of great looking day and pleasant thursday still cool though only 74 on thursday. next seven days, friday an isolated shower, nats back in town thursday, makeup game all weekend, isolated showers and boom here comes heat 90 sunday and low 90s as we get into next week. so tonight the nationals kickoff the first game in a three-game set in
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will be, however without the services of jason worth, he's on the 10 day disabled list with a foot injury. and even though we aren't half way to the season yet, people are wondering is bryce harper ? ing to stay or go well frank has the latest on one of the most talked about players in major league baseball right now. >> is bryce harper going to be here in d.c. in 2019? of course he's a free agent after next season and there was a report over the weekend that harper doesn't have his eye on the yankees like many suspect but rather on the chicago cubs. well respected baseball writer said in a radio interview in chicago that he's hearing that bryce wants to play for the cubs when a deal is done in d.c. say it ain't so, bryce. that's your inside pitch. >> for the top into b a players in this year's draft worked out with the washington wizards today frank mason iii spent time with the team, the consensus national player of the
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guard and he's predicted to be one of the top 30 players taking in the draft. remember that for a second. one of the top 30 players. mason grew up outside richmond and his good friends former ku teammate of the wizards. >> it's a good opportunity to work out for the wizards, watch them a lot growing up and actually be out here working out and going to decide whether they want to pick him or not, it's a really cool experience. it would mean everything not just to me but to my family, my son, back home not too many people make it from out of the area and i think it would be a dream come true. >> next mason will work out for the brooklyn mets washington is in need of another guard to back up john wall and bradley biehl, and remember i said top 30 the wizards have the 52nd pick in the draft. >> oh, okay. well it was nice to see it while we could. >> at least he got to work out here and hang out with the
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guys. >> exactly. coming up new at 6:00, how will a county councilmember with ties to a hate group cast his vote on an anti-hate resolution in maryland. but up next the inspirational story of one man's fight to live healthy and his new mission to help others. and we want to hear your story ideas. something on your mind? something just not sitting too well? send an e-mail to us newstips@wusa 9.com. we're going to get it figured out for you or at least try to. e-mail us.
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inspiration, healthy living, and never giving up. a young arizona man has lost more than 150 pounds and he's hoping to help other people do the same thing. matt mara with the story. >> reporter: shawn canon is on a mission, walking his way to a healthier life, one step at a time. >> i'm happy where i'm at now. >> but that wasn't always the case, just two years ago, shawn whose 23, weighed 327 pounds, he was a skinny boy growing up, and then when he was 13, he was diagnosed with hypothyroidism, a condition with a thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone which can drastically slow the metabolism. >> i kept gaining and kept gaining until i was about 18 and then that's where it topped out. >> doctors couldn't figure out how to fix his thyroid. they tried synthetic replacement but the medicine didn't work. shawn kept gaining weight and doctors were at a loss. >> they wanted to stick cameras and everything up my nose and break my face and tell me ey
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if there's a tumor in there. >> at the same time shawn's cousin also obese died from a heart attack and shawn was scared for his life. >> i got to a point where i was just like i'm done with this. i'm not i can't keep going. >> so shawn started to get going. he began walking and cut sugar out of his diet, plus his doctors switched him to a natural thyroid medicine. >> i was walking more and the weight just started coming off, just rapidly like crazy fast. i couldn't really process it like in the beginning i was like wow i'm losing weight. >> a lot of weight. its been a year and a half since shawn started walking and he's lost 160 pounds. he's almost half the man he used to be and his old clothes prove it. >> i am so proud of him. he brings me to tears sometimes just to know what he's accomplished. >> shawn's mother karen has been by her son's side for every step of his weight loss journey. she can't believe he w
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into obsticle course races and she's thrilled shawn's sharing his story on facebook and inspiring others to be healthy. >> it all comes down to i think willpower, finding it within yourself and just not giving up. >> shawn certainly didn't and now his mission is to make sure others don't give up as well. >> well you can find out more about shawn's incredible journey on his facebook page shawn's weight loss progress or follow him on twitter at shawn's weight loss. right now at 6:00 we're monitoring an emotional issue unfolding, as a resolution that county council has on its agenda. scott broom is live in an all a less and scott you're monitoring this situation. tell us more. >> reporter: that is correct. a small group of people ar
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the killing of lieutenant richard collins of the university of maryland allegedly by a county man with white supremecist ties has really up the ante here because one of the county councilmembers who will be casting a vote tonight on this resolution has hate group ties of his own. >> that councilmember is michael peruka, who as a former member of the confederal succession it's hate group league of the south once stood on a stage and led a rendition of dixie and its now a county councilmember. >> at this moment, the situation is pretty intense. >> so for civil rights leaders a resolution renouncing hate, he will vote on takes on outsized meaning. he at first resisted sponsoring the resolution saying it could exploit this tragedy for

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