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Apr 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
four years and o'malley staffers whispered he's been representing china. that you have supported - >> i'm sorry. china? >> china. that you've done work at the law firm for china. >> our law firm has clients who obviously do business in china. but other than that i can't imagine -- that's good by the way. >> reporter: nasty already. should be a good race. in annapolis, bruce leshan, "9news now." >> ehrlich says the worst kept secret in annapolis is a huge tax increase is coming next year, unless you elect him. o'malley says he has no plans to raise taxes but hopes the economy improves, however, he's not ruling out the possibility. >>> it looks like a bill giving dc voting rights and congress is heading back to the house floor. "the washington post" reports house majority leader steny hoyer believes the measure will pass. delegate eleanor holmes norton says she's trying to weaken the amendment. that comes in the midst of hands being raised across the city. 100 sculptures are popping up around dc to draw awareness to the lack of a voting voice in congress. the give me a vote campaig
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
in on complaints that some team u.s.a. olympic uniforms are made in china. ♪ [ male announcer ] virtual wallet can help you be that person who's good with money. see what's free to spend. move money with a slide. save with a shake. feel good about your decisions. >>> two weeks from today opening ceremonies will kick off for the 2012 summer games in london. the talk continues to center on some of the uniforms for team u.s.a. specifically the opening ceremony uniforms created by team outfitter, ralph lauren. all of them made in china. that has some members of congress outraged. >> i think the olympic committee should be ashamed of themselves. i think they should be embarrassed. i think they should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them. >> they represent the very best. so excellent, it's all so beautiful and they should be wearing uniforms made in america. >> now the white house isn't joining in the criticism. a spokesman says the uniforms aren't a government decision, making them in the u.s. should be considered for future olympics. >>> so far, the designer
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
? china, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >>> today, they restricted the access. and that diabetes treatment has been linked to a higher risk of a heart attack. now, doctors, they will need to sign a waiver if they want to prescribe it, a waiver showing the patients who have tried just about everything else. regulators did stop short of pulling the drug from the market shortly. but european leaders did make that move today. >>> you can get rid of your unwanted and expired drugs without just tossing them away this weekend. falls church is one of the hoe cal communities that are taking -- one of the churches in the community that are taking back their communi
CBS
Jan 25, 2010 7:00pm EST
national zoo before the panda is off to china. >>> back with the full forecast. keep it right here. >> three brand-new options to get to our area from new york. three bus stations started, and will leave from the union station parking garage. turns out each line was already offering service from other parts of our city. >>> a new study finds our area near the top when it comes to saving money by taking public transit. the american public transportation association looked at the average costs of parking, gas and dollars in several metropolitan areas and found on average people using the bus, train or subway save an average of $770 per month over those who commute via their cars. d.c. ranked 16th on that list with an average monthly savings of $751, which adds up to $9,015 over a year. and traveling between terminals at dulles international airport is about to get a heck of a lot easier. peggy fox introduces us to the arrow train. >> reporter: the new train system at dulles international airport is finally up and running. >> i remember when there was no subway. >> reporter: not metro
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 7:00pm EDT
from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. i've never felt this way before, but it's a scary time to be a woman. mitt romney is just so out of touch. [ female announcer ] mitt romney opposes requiring insurance coverage for contraception. and romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a bill that outlaws all abortion, even in cases of rape and incest. there's so much we need to do. we need to attack our problems -- not a woman's choice. [ obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. >>> the maryland democratic party is challenging the petition drive against the state's redistricting map. it filed a complaint with the state board of elections claiming that the board failed to apply standards in validating the signatures. now this just four days after the state certified there were enough signatures to get that map on the november ballot. a ruling on the challenge is expected before august 20. >>> a council member in princ
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> typically we like to issue commuter alerts about things that make your life more difficult. tonight, one that will make it easier. a new ramp opened today from southbound i-295 to the 11th street bridge in d.c. this new bridge is expected to ease the rush hour traffic coming into town. >>> a 51-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon in new york. doug schneiderman was killed when a pickup truck crossed the center line and hit his car head on. his wife and his 16-year-old daughter, rachel, were also seriously hurt. so far, no charges have been filed. >>> branches of the american civil liberties union want to know about how police are using the automatic license plate readers. they sent requests to state police and individual counties today asking what happens to the data those readers collect. maryland has 320 of those readers in use. it is unclear how many are being used in virginia.
CBS
Jun 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. to china, where government advisers came up with the notion that happier pigs need happier pork. they have created something now known as china's first pig village. 600 pigs now live in pigville. that's the real name. they have toys to play with. they can even roam the woods every day from 8:00 to 5:00 and not only do officials swear that these happier pigs are healthier. pig village is making cash. it's a tourist attraction. so, how are all those tenants doing? they are delicious. >> that's a good idea. makes sense. >>> we want to hear what you think. send your e-mails to mcginty's mail bag. the address, mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. >>> in the mail bag tonight, some nice appreciative feedback on that coverage friday about the severe weather alert day. this is ron. i applaud topper and the wusa9 weather team under the weather circumstances. their coverage is comforting. particularly since my wife is coming from the rockville courthouse at 5:00. i'll stay tuned as i usually do. thank you for that, ron. meantime, laura in poolsville not quite so happy with my l
CBS
Jul 16, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to do. to china where they broke the record for human mattress domino. check it out. yeah, pretty cool? no, not really. this is the second time the record has been broken this year. the first was 850 human mattress dominoes, but this thing in china, they had 1001 volunteers all willing to fall over for a cause. took 11 minutes for them all to go down. by the way, the event was sponsored by a mattress company. >> shocking. >> yes. >> shocking. >> we want to hear what you think. send your e-mails to mcginty's mail bag. the address, mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. 9news now is sponsored in part by nissan. >>> in the mail bag tonight, we got a bit of a backup as i was away last week. we have to get to this one from craig in king george, virginia. came in wednesday on pepco's problems, which is all anybody was talking about. craig says those who would fix the problem by moving the lines under ground are being foolish. buried lines must be highly insulated. insulation breaks down relatively quickly. overheadlines, contractors, animals, mother nature conspire against bur
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 7:00pm EDT
firing shots inside the store. in stone ridge surae chinn, 9 news now. >>> russia and china today rejected a u.n. resolution that was designed to bring an end to the civil war in syria. that plan included nonmilitary sanctions against president bashar al assad's government if his troops aren't withdrawn in 10 days, but the long time syrian allies oppose the measure because they think it could eventually allow the use of force. >>> still ahead george zimmerman opens up on national television. what do his comments mean when it comes to his upcoming trial? >> plus it once stood as a symbol of everything great and now some say joe paterno's statue is tainted and needs to come down, more on the debate right after the break. >>> some exciting new programming coming to sunday morning this fall. wusa9 will launch an exciting new talk show with bloomberg government. the show will air sunday mornings as part of the acclaimed power block on wusa9. bloomberg's chief washington correspondent peter cook will be the post. that comes your way sunday this fall on wusa9. >>> should it stay or shoul
CBS
Oct 22, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> it is the type you would see with a brittle bone like a piece of china that had a stress fracture and completed. >> reporter: this surgeon started to see this rare type of femur fracture in more and more patients with one connection. they had all been taking fosamax and bone nova. when taken more than five years the drugs could trigger clean breaks in the thigh bone or femur with no fall or trauma beforehand. >> the first case was an an active antique dealer and she was carrying groceries this to the house and felt both legs snap and broke both thighs through the middle. >> many feel telltale leg or groin pain. she never linked it to the fosamax her gynecologist prescribed. >> i have a titanium rod and four screws. that's how the put the femur back together. >> so why did that happen? experts say the drugs slow down the cell turnover in your bones and while that can keep women from losing bone mass, in some cases it can make bones more brittle and likely to snap. >>> aid groups rushing supplies to haiti in the face of a glowing cholera epidemic. 150 people have died in the outbrea
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >>> a green alert that could keep green in your pockets. virginia plans to hold the fourth annual sales tax holiday on energy efficient products next month and that means if you buy appliances certified by the energy star or water sense program you won't have to pay any sales tax. the holiday applies to items worth $2,500 or less and the holiday runs october 8th to october 18th. >>> if two of the nation's largest discount carriers are joining forces. southwest airlines is buying airtran. the cost $1.4 billion. that will give southwest a larger hold of the market by expanding its service in to 37 stu cities including atlanta. >> it has the potential to add more than 20% to our annual revenues or $2 billion a year. >> reporter: southwest is expected to take over airtran's slots at reagan national offering at least 11 flights in and out of the airport. of course none of that may happen for months because the deal has to be approved by the regulator and stockholders. >>> work to extend metro to dulle
CBS
Aug 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to show you the medal count. the u.s. has 37 medals overall. china, japan, germany and russia round out the top five. the medals are the only sought after -- or should i say they are not the only sought after item in london. more than 100 years fans, athletes and events workers have bartered, traded and collected olympic pins. bigad shaban takes a look at that tradition. >> reporter: of olympics some fans -- every olympics some fans come not just for the games, but for these pins. 73-year-old al falco has 35,000 of the shiny collectibles. >> pins are a mean as to an end. >> reporter: falco has trade -- means to an end. >> reporter: falco has traded at 12 olympic games and has learned to be picky. rejects 10 times more pins than he accepts. 8-year-old alex hampton walked away empty handed. what did it make you feel? >> a bit disappointed. >> reporter: pins and collectors come from around the world and falco knows how to make a deal. he refuses to buy or sell pins like most die hard collectors. the only thing he's spent is time, 10 hours a day during the games. >> trading pins is like
CBS
Mar 8, 2010 7:00pm EST
addition to that area they are looking along the red line in china town and union station in particular. police are asking anyone who has information to call 888-911- tips. that would be the police number if you see these two people or if you have any information. derek, we're live outside of stanton elementary school. brittany morehouse, 9 news now. >> we will update you on the story as we know more and perhaps on 9 news now at 11:00. >>> an update on the death of a jogger running near the mall this weekend. right here in dc. police have identified the woman who ran in to the path of a tractor-trailer as 51-year- old debra anne shibel was hit at the intersection of 14th and constitution. the driver of the truck has been in contact with police and we are told no charges are pending. >>> tonight in the only local news at 7:00, stepping back while dc and maryland seem to be expanding rights for homosexuals. virginia maybe going in the other direction. >>> something in the air. a handful of businesses close after a half dozen people fall ill and the wait is over. parents start to get some
CBS
Dec 17, 2009 7:00pm EST
that does not include china and other developing countries. >>> in tonight's shopping alert, there's always that holiday gift that you must buy at the last minute. they suggest these expensive but useful items that will leave a lasting impression. pick up in that blue tooth headset for $20. and to keep that new laptop running smoothly with a $5 computer cleaning kit. or create a customized calendar for family and friends for just $13. for more holiday gift deals, go to our website on wusa9.com. click on living smart. >>> holiday parties in full swing. who doesn't want to dazzle the fellow guests by licking your vest? the dermatologist says that there is still time for some quick picks to help you look younger, fresher, and well rested. even if you really aren't. anita brikman shows us how. >> i wasn't expecting it to be that easy. >> reporter: they came to see them in search of a more useful appearance as she headed into the holiday season. the new head-to-head competitor with botox to take effect faster. this smooths her forward from this to this. and she had laser affected areas ri
CBS
Dec 27, 2011 7:00pm EST
struggling. >> americans feel good, so they go out and buy more stuff from china. >> more spending. economic expert has an explanation for that. folks are spending faster than their income is rising. >> we are very stagnant and that is very troubling. >> he says the economy has to grow 3% in order for the jobless rate to come down. the job percent is at 2% growth. families are feeling cautiously optimistic. >> my husband got a job finally. it's been a good christmas for us. >> it took a year and a half for her husband to find a job. five months for janice to find hers in the nursing industry. >> these are some of the luckier families who have pulled through the great recession. >> washington has been taking a bigger slice of a shrinking pie. if you aren't on wall street, living in georgetown or in the silicon valley, the world is a much darker place. >> just ask gordon from central illinois, y the toy drive was bleak. >> jobs are tough and a lot of people need help for food during the holidays. >> take away. >> america has not forgotten how to grow. americans haven't lost faith in
CBS
Dec 23, 2009 7:00pm EST
climate in china, right? >> yes, loving that. >> next three days. 35 tomorrow. it will be dry for all of procrasinators, last minute shoppers myself included. clouds come in late. then on christmas morning freezing rain. it could change to rain. well, it will change to rain very, very slowly during the day from south to north centrally. then it goes to rain at night. flooding. melting. added rainfall into saturday morning. temps saturday in the mid-40s. tonight partly cloudy. lows 14-24. lows tonight cooler than last night. we had a few clouds come in. there was a wide range of temperatures. i think tonight they will be more consistent. 15 in great falls. 19 in tye son. 24 in old town. but plenty of teens to the east too. 17 upper marlboro. 17 in bowie. temps in the 20s in some spots already. 29 in chantilly. tonight will be the coldest night across the board since our snowfall. tomorrow morning partly cloud cold. teens and 20s. by afternoon increasing cloudiness. cold. but dry. high temps around 35. things will turn northeasterly at 10. cold air at the surface. warm air a lot. ag
CBS
Aug 24, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. these drivers in china stuck in traffic for nine days. trucks started to slow down to a snail's pace. apparently there was construction. well then cars behind them started to break down and the delay, local villagers made cash selling food and fuel to all the folks stuck in the backup. >>> dc counselor chair defeated adrian fenty in the latest poll. 18 votes for gray. 108 voted for mayor fenty. this is the 7th straw poll win for gray and that leads into the september primary. meantime, organizers are expecting 300,000 people on their way to dc this weekend for a rally at the lincoln memorial. members of the tea party movement are coming in to hear commentator glenn beck and former alaskan governor, sarah palin. tonight it's a local blogger's take on the city that is capturing headlines. a guy for out of towners, including which metro lines to take and which to stay away from and what parts of our area are considered safe. it was picked up by a blogger in maine and then the national immediate y got ahold of it. >> i'm trying to give the advice i would give my mother if she was co
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
china saying we have maintained a relationship with the exiled tibetan government and we celebrate the dalai lama's birthday each year. at the national mall, delia gonclaves, 9news now. >> and that ceremony at the verizon center will cost you about $45 per day. it wraps up next week. the dalai lama will hold a free event saturday morning out on the west lawn of the u.s. capitol. >>> well, i'll drink to that bill. a place for making laws and making a few drinks. ohio statehouse first full service bar opens next month and lawmakers can buy beer, wine and liquor there. it will be open to the public sometime. it will also host special events and what are described as private happy hours. >>> vending machines in the breakroom not just for the drinks and snacks any more. facebook is filling them up with computer accessories and in one of their offices facebook has vending machines filled with keyboards, screen wipes. officials say these sorts of machines are cost effective. they help the company keep better track of supplies. pleas just have to swipe their badges to get whatever items they n
CBS
Jan 10, 2011 7:00pm EST
, strong and in some way they are dropping it like it's hot. in china, two bulldozers have their vehicles partying like it's their birthday. they weigh about two tons. so balancing it, not easy. the drivers say it took half a year practice to make it work this way. you want to learn how to do it? the drivers say too bad. they are not sharing their secrets. it's just too dangerous but it sure does look kind of cool. >>> we want to hear from you think. send your e-mails to -- >>> 9newsnow will be right back. introducing a breath of fresh air. new covergirl natureluxe silk foundation. flawless coverage... with a light as air feel. we took out a heavy synthetic, and put in a light touch of cucumber. out with heaviness and up with a flawless finish. even the $180 makeup can't beat it for a lightweight feel. discover new natureluxe silk foundation. goodbye heaviness. hello easy breezy beautiful... covergirl. and try new natureluxe gloss balm. >>> in the mailbag tonight, that awful shooting out in arizona, six people dead, including a child, a 14-year- old wounded. the most notable, gabrielle gi
CBS
Jan 18, 2012 7:00pm EST
us make our own choices. besides if it's not burger king, does anybody think the china dynasty or pizza palace are serving up health food at your address? my address is mate bag at wusa9.com and don't -- mailbag at wusa9.com and don't forget your name and city. i'll be right back here at 11:00 with lesli foster. log on any time to www.wusa9.com. we'll see you later. bye bye. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ >>> now, "entertainment tonight," the most watched entertainment newsmagazine in the world. >>> the modern-day "titanic." dramatic new details. >> the search for survivors. the captain under house arrest. >>> plus, was celine dion's "titanic" theme song playing as
CBS
Apr 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
enriched uranium. the u.s. and the china amounts that they are working to put the pressure on iran to -- iran to end that program. >> controlling all nuclear materials to produce a bomb is in the interest of every one of us gathered around the table and everyone around the world. >> president obama met one-on- one with several of those leaders at the summit today. >>> back outside, the local small businesses are just trying to hold on until this summit is done as bruce johnson tells us, the street closings and they are keeping the customers away. >> it might be the largest gatherings for them in recent memories. this group of the senior chinese american and the northern american didn't want to miss it. gathering outside the park hotel on the upper northwest to welcome the chinese leaders. >> we don't want to expand it, the nuclear weapon. we don't want any country to use that with them. >> they had mixed feelings of the nuclear street blocking age. business owners at the park in the hotels looked good. but right next door at 24th northwest, across from the park, is murphy's restaurant
CBS
Aug 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the medal count. right now the united states has a 10-medal count over china. russia is rounding out the top five. >>> well, there are now some efforts to add a new olympic sport. yoga and pole dancing. no, we are not joking. but some are questioning why other sports are a part of the game. peggy fox will take us to the local studio with some reflections. >> bend your knees, roll your hips open. >> if you look at the notion that they might become an olympic sport, then consider this that it might be more physically challenging than some sports already in the olympics. >> like table tennis or race walking. >> if they really got into it and there is form and stuff. so i think that it will be really cool. i mean, i'll try it out. >> reporter: and some question why rhythmic gymnastics are olympic sports. >> how about shooting? >> i don't know about shooting. i'm not a big fan of guns. but you know, they could be my bodyguard any time. but is it a sport worthy of formal competition at the highest level? >> is dancing an olympic sport? i don't think that it will be, but it is more of an ar
CBS
Apr 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
countries and suddenly realize that china and south korea and all of europe all have better infrastructure than we do and we think that businesses are going to come here and invest? >> late today the number 2 republican in the house and senate, eric cantor and john kyle were named to a panel tasked with finding a bipartisan answer. >>> governor martin o'malley is remembering schaefer as a person impatient with government slowness but who always had time for his constituents. arrangements. monday his body will lie at the state house in annapolis. that afternoon his body will be driven through the neighborhood and landmarks of baltimore and that evening arriving at baltimore city hall where he will lie in repose until tuesday night buried on the 27th in baltimore county. >>> coming up on your local news at 7:00 p.m., a super sized hiring event at the world's biggest chain. why mcdonald's is looking to fill thousands of positions. >>> and, charlie sheen is supposed to be performing tonight in northwest but he is running late. i'm lindsey mastis. coming up it is sheen watch. >>>
CBS
Jul 25, 2012 7:00pm EDT
stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> in the mail bag tonight, more comments regarding the atrocity in aurora, colorado. but now, some of you are zeroing in on the movie showing where it all happened. she hears people that -- one of the dozens people massacres. first of all, school is out. the child was with her family under the circumstances, her age is not the issue. this little girl lost her life, her mom is now shot and paralyzed. this woman is dealing with so much, she doesn't need to be scolded. i hear you, but i don't think it was the time frame that was the problem so much as the nature of the r rated dark knight movie. little kids just don't need to see that in any time of day. and devon says perhaps the rest of us aught to think twice as well. i would say we should return to the x rating for violent movies because of the film industry and television. i believe we have become anest sized to violence. m
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
continue to protect israelis and china's leaders say they're optimistic that a second obama term will give boat countries time to improve their -- both countries time to improve their relationship. >>> most investors are concerned nothing has really changed. >> reaction not so positive on wall street, the dow dropping more than 300 points finishing below 13,000 for the first time since august. >>> much closer to home the celebration already well underway for supporters of maryland's same sex marriage referendum. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow in takoma park, home of sarah morgan and kayo gamber who have been together more than 20 years and raised a talented 19- year-old daughter. >> it's just been a long, long time coming. >> reporter: despite all that they say they've never felt more like a couple than they do today. one day after maryland voters became the first in the country's history to approve a same sex marriage referendum. >> it feels like you are legitimate and you are here. you're not an embarrassment. i'm so proud of this date and i'm so proud this happened, especially since
CBS
Aug 29, 2011 7:00pm EDT
, the ladies will not be impressed. there are exceptions to china, where something known as the annual beer festival and they have a beer drinking contest. check it out. it is considered one of the highlights of the festival. there are three categories. fast drinking, individual drinking, and one minute fast drinking. and for the third year in a row, a 31-year-old local man took the crown. he downed 30-liters of beer in 60 seconds. you can do better? he did win a brand-new car and that my friends, that might impress the ladies. >>> we want to hear what you think. send your e-mails to mcginty's mail bag. the address, mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. ♪ i'm a speck of dust alone in the wire jungle. some dust rags say i'm unreachable, [ grunting ] but that's how i like it. unattached, free, indep... i've changed my mind. ♪ i believe in miracles [ female announcer ] swiffer attracts dust. new and improved swiffer dusters with dust lock adhesive picks up two times more dust than a dry dust rag and locks it away. you're very adventurous! [ female announcer ] swiffer
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Jul 27, 2009 7:00pm EDT
eyes in china but now he say he will not leave the apartment without them. he starts to howl like crazy. he thinks perhaps the dog likes the attention on the street he gets when he is deck you had out this way. >> he looks cool. >> he does i think he wants to play the sax phone or figures he is one of the blues brothers. b@b@b@ fa >> in the mail bag on the, i love it when you get all thoughtful and serious. any number of you with interesting insighs to the arrest of henry lewis gates in cambridge, massachusetts last week. we already know what president obama thinks of this, but they say testosterone and adrenaline can make a lousy combination. the officer arrived in mr. gates home with adrenaline pumping because he has been told there is a burglary in process. craig in woodbridge, virginia says -- as always we aappreciate your comments. after all no mcginty's mail bag without you. the address mailbag@wusa9.com. i will be back here tonight at 11:00 along with anita an we are working on reaction to vick's reinstatement and we will have more unusual jobs people are forced to take in
CBS
Dec 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
losing it's pandas at the end of the month. may john and chins has been on the loan from china but that is set to expire in 2010. late today the national zoo announced a new program that will keep them here until the end of january and possibly beyond. >>> witnesses are coming forward in the christmas sweater club controversy that went viral on the web and drew in comments from all over the country. but as peggy fox reports sh getting to the bottom of what really happened has become pretty tough because they have eyewitness accounts that are conflicting. >> reporter: nobody doubts the intention that the boys in the christmas sweater club are innocent. but sides were taken and people are unhappy over what happened or didn't happen. >> the administration have just lost their holiday spirit. >> reporter: the boys say they were handing out or gently tossing candy canes at students arrived at battlefield high school one morning. >> so you didn't give them to anybody who didn't want them. >> no. they were just like candy canes? give me one. >> reporter: and these boys that saw it backed
CBS
Sep 24, 2009 7:00pm EDT
from britain, france, and china. there to discuss the global economic issues. >>> and now, we cannot expect to see more protests for them, from across the country, coming to pittsburgh to help with the crowd control. >>> up next, the breakthrough of the aids vaccine and how to affect the teens back in d.c. we'll be back with the live interview in just two minutes. >>> they have the largest number of aids cases it in our nation. what's more upsetting is the expo slur rates among teens and adults. >>> from the medical center, joining us. let's talk about those numbers. what are we talk about? >> thank you for having me. and those numbers are just staggering. i think that what the public needs to understand is that we are ten times the rate of hiv cases in the district across the nation. >> 10 times? >> yes. >> and we see that when they are nationally out there for them. and for hiv cases. here in the district, we're up to 170 cases per 100,000. now, when we break that down, we talk about increasing 22% case of hiv, since 2006. now, that will stay in the field of the providers. and in a
CBS
Mar 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
energy to china and lobbying against american jobs. >> despite claims that this would somehow -- this pipeline would somehow solve the pain that families are feeling at the pump, the company itself has said it would take years before sang gal drop of oil would flow through that pipeline. >> president obama rejected the proposed pipeline back in january siting, among other things, environmental concerns. republicans have repeatedly bashed him over that one accused him of standing in the way of jobs and greater independence from foreign oil. apparently even this year's solar stores are underwhelming. the largest in five years hit the earth this morning but scientists say we just lucked out. so far no reports of any issues with power grids and gps and other electronics that solar storms can disrupt. delta air lines did reroute seven flights that usually travel over the north poll, but the airline said that was just a precaution. >>> no storms to worry about around hear other than the wind. it was picture perfect, huh, top. >> yeah, 74 for a high today. the record 95. a very nice day. let
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Jun 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
hand, our friend, bruce, not happy with the weird news story on that pig village in china. at the end of that story, i joked that the residents are doing just fine. in fact, they are delicious. bruce says that's not funny. it is ironic that mr. mcginty, a descendent of slaves should laugh about animals raised for food. there is nothing funny about slavery. sadly, the striking parallels between animal slavery and human slavery are completely lost from mr. mcginty, just as racism is an -- so too is speciism for inhumane treatment. well, bruce, my friend, i'm going to argue that you and i have a fundamental disagreement. you see some sort of moral equivalency between the treatment of pigs and my human ancestors. i think frankly and with all due respect, that is ridiculous. i was joking about pigs being delicious and nobody should unnecessarily be cruel to animals. make no mistakes, i see no contradiction in eating meat and at the sim same time, being steadfast to human beings abusing each other. i respect those who have a different opinion. it's a free country. live however you like, but
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Aug 16, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and brought them to this warehouse in long beach. the shoes have made in china stickers and the brand names are different, but they do have red soles which violates the french designer's trademark. >> it goes down to the loss of sales taxes on these things. it's not a victimless crime. >> reporter: loui vittons are popular among the rich and famous. the cavs sex in the city added to their allure -- the cast in sex in the city added to their allure. a pair can cost more than $1,000. custom officials say this many real loui vittons would be worth $18 million. >> these could have gone to smaller retail outlets, maybe plea markets or to unauthorized distributors. >> reporter: these shoes will never be worn. officials plan to destroy the illegal goods. theresa garcia, cbs news, long beach, california. >> custom officials say they'll turn the case over to u.s. immigration and customs enforcement and that agency will decide whether to pursue criminal cases against the five importers in the l.a. area. >> i know, anny, you like some shoes. >> they were kind of wild but very fashion forward. >>
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Feb 13, 2012 7:00pm EST
. apparently, that is not limited to humans romantic love. to shanghai, china. they are celebrating valentine's with a wedding. a wedding of two penguins. sounds crazy, looks crazier. check them out. you'll see them come in this remote control car. two penguins with chinese names i don't know how to pronounce married in a bizarre ceremony. here comes the bride. here comes the whatever. while some may be skeptical, these are apparently really good dancers, and once the keepers points out they are moe monogamous birds. >> we want to hear what you think. send your e-mails to mcginty's mail bag. mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a superhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all.
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Nov 1, 2011 7:00pm EDT
complex. today, kristin fisher caught up with china campbell on what she says is the biggest day of her young life. >> october 27, 2:00 p.m., a kitchen fire was spreading through the apartment complex. 12-year-old china campbell saw the smoke and heard her neighbors screaming for help. >> i was shocked, scared. i didn't know what to do. that's when i realized i was supposed to call 911. >> prince georges county 911. >> on apartment 2718, there's a fire. someone is stuck. >> china was one of the calmest, most deliberate 911 callers i have heard in a long time. to be able to give the information, the detailed information she gave about what was on fire, where the fire was, where trapped documents were. how many of them, what their ages were, it was unique. >> the fire chief now credits china with helping save the lives of these three people that were trapped on that third floor balcony. today, he presented her with the fire chief's award in front of her entire 7th grade class at drew freeman middle school. >> i'm thrilled. words can't explain what i feel right now. i'm so proud of her. >>
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Jan 19, 2011 7:00pm EST
story is coming up. >>> plus, china's first state dinner in more than a decade about to start after a full day of meetings between president obama and china's president hu jintao. that's coming up next. . >>> well, in just about 25 minutes or so president obama will be hosting a state dinner for the chinese president hu jintao. first event for a chinese leader in 13 years. they met despite differences on a number of issues. among those trade problems between the two countries. the united states wants china to open its market to more american goods and stop undervaluing its currency. >> i did express to president hu there has to be a level playing field for american companies competing in china. the trade has to be fair. >> china's history of human rights violations is another touchy issue between the two nations and outside today's meetings human rights groups gathered to protest the coalitions urging president obama to make human rights a central part of this summit. >>> less than two weeks after being shot arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords could be out of the hospital on fr
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Jul 28, 2009 7:00pm EDT
quarantined in china. hearparent who parent who has n seen her in almost two weeks. if we don't act, medical bills will wipe out their savings. if we don't act, she'll be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. and he won't get the chemotherapy he needs. if we don't act, health care costs will rise 70%. and he'll have to cut benefits for his employees. but we can act. the president and congress have a plan to lower your costs and stop denials for pre-existing conditions. it's time to act. >>> welcome back. the professor, the policeman and the president. they are about to share a brew with the commander-in-chief. this is what i call a summit meeting. >> the details are out about the happy hour. it will be thursday night, 6:00. it will be on the back patio of the white house on a picnic table, weather permitting. the biggest question is what kind of beer the men will share. it's come out obama is a bud man, crowley likes red stripe. >> how long will they be together? >> probably about a half hour. long enough to get a few photos. >> last night, brett haber told us about h
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Sep 1, 2011 7:00pm EDT
that information until kickoff on september 11th. >>> could china be poised to make a surprise strike against america? it sounds kind of odd. but one attorney who is a nationally recognized author and columnist says he's got proof the answer is "yes." we will talk to him about it a little later tonight. >>> first help for our homeless children and it comes just in time for the start of school. >>> it's something people do all the time and a man in the midwest likely never imagined he would end up going to jail for it. 41-year-old michael alexson is facing what amounts to life in prison for recording police officers on his cell phone camera. out in robinson, illinois, he's looking at 75 years. that's the same sentence a rapist might get in that state. alexson recorded the cops while they were at his mother's home investigating his unregistered vehicles and now alexson is charged with eavesdropping and wiretapping. the state's attorney's office offered to plead him out on probation but he insisted on a jury trial. good luck with that gamble, but what's the big deal here? police o
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Sep 2, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. ♪ >>> in the mail bag tonight, reaction to gordon chang that china may be planning a surprise attack on this country. so we have spies in china and china has spies here. what's new? both sides have planned for attacks on each other. as you noted, is china prepared to blow up one of its biggest trading partners? plus regaining the debt they hold? does chang have a book in the works? actually he has written a couple books. one called the coming collapse of china, still i too am skeptical. and finally, this on the aftermath of irene. when one viewer thanked dominion power for restoring lights, i said that's his job. glenn says that's not right. when a viewer thanks your team for a job well done during this same hurricane, you thanked them. i work for dominion for 25 years. i worked a lot of storm trouble and worked with many different employees. they all give 110%. these men and women put their destruction at their homes on the back burner until everyone's power is back on. so it would not hurt you to thank them. you know what, glenn, that is a fair point. while it is a power company's
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Jan 20, 2011 7:00pm EST
reception turned chillier on capitol hill today. china's records on human rights and what they see as the unfair trade policies pressed the president on day 3 of his visit. >> i would hope the dialogue on all of these subjects will continue. >> reporter: during a joint press conference president obama said he too would challenge president hu on human rights. >> i have been very candid with president hu about these issues. >> reporter: after some prodding from reporters president hu admitted a lot still needs to be done in china on human rights. >> the main focus of president hu's visit is improving trust and trade between this country and china and they are pledging cooperation. china sound off on deals that will generate $45 billion in u.s. exports. virginia's governor bob mcdonnell promising to privatize state liquor stores. delegate, a democrat from arlington, filed legislation this afternoon. that move comes just one day after two republicans sponsored a similar bill in the senate where house democrats claim republicans were hoping the plan would just die. that way the blame would
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May 23, 2012 7:00pm EDT
china-based website that appears to be doing a pooling business in fake ids. >> they have eye color maroon. >> the ids feature holograms, encrypted personal information and a level of sophistication so high that they're able to pass through scanners used by bars and liquor stores to prevent minors from buying booze. >> the person's name, date of birth, that information is encrypted on the strip. so when you scan the driver's license, it will come up with valid information on the front where in the old days they didn't have the ability to do that. >> unsuspecting teenages are may be buying more than access to alcohol. they're being targeted for identity theft. >> id chief is selling their information and kids are now finding out that they have thousands and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of debt. >> according to law enforcement, the chinese scam artists are heading to students' facebook payments to cull additional information to further their scheme. >> it's not like you can file a police report for your bad fake id. >> remarkably the site warns buyers to beware of fake id sc
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May 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to great falls after school. >> reporter: and of his mom and dad in 1974 immigrants from china and now -- >> this is really every immigrant parent's dream is to have their son working in the white house. so for me it is really the epitome of the american dream. my only regret is my father passed away and didn't have a chance to see that. >> he says one of the best parts of his job is being part of an official delegation in china at his parent's homeland. he called that an incredible through. >>> hollywood and the rest of us mourning the loss of gary coleman. he is known as his role as arnold jackson in the sit come different strokes. he slipped at his utah home. he fell into a coma yesterday. his life support was turned off this afternoon. he died with his family and friends at his side. for more information on the life and career of gary coleman click on metro links at wusa9.com. >>> our friends over at the national zoo are mourning a loss tonight. they had to put down and aging tiger. he was almost 20 years old. in fact, that's well past the average life of a tiger. good news tho
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Jan 18, 2011 7:00pm EST
house said the president would be firm in pressing china on its human rights record. >> we will continue to have difficult conversations, but necessary conversations that had to be had with china and we'll do that again tomorrow. >> the president's visit will have a different feel than the last time he was here back in 2006. tomorrow night's state dinner will mark the first such event in china's honor in some 13 years. >>> house lawmakers return to the capitol after taking a week off to mourn the victims of the tucson shooting. and republicans are wasting no time in beginning their fight to overturn the law they call obama care. the debate began this afternoon in the house and most think it will pass there as the g.o.p. is now in control. but it is all but certain to fail in the senate where democrats still hold their majority. >> with this law we have taken the power from the insurance companies. we give it back to patients and to doctors. >> i think if we can force a vote, we can get a majority in the senate and because they will be interested in their re- election and the american pub
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Jul 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
marijuana. and trapped in china. 22 high school students are in lockdown over the h1n1. >>> getting an update from 2 high school students from our area who are quarantined in china. maureen key is one of the handful with a confirmed case of h1n1 and she's in the hospital. >> they've been treated really well. they are receiving american foods, they have a tv. >> i said, oh, god, you know, i want to make sure they are health and welfare is taken care of. alan chung says he expects the group to be free to continue their tour in a few days and offers to extend their visit in china to make up for the last time. >>> the parenting skills of a person accused of murdering her four daughters was the focus of testimony in her trial today. witnesses testified that banita jacks would let her three and 4-year-old girls smoke marijuana and would withhold food as punishment. brittany, 16 years old, weighed 46 pounds at her autopsy, 5-year-old asia weighed 18 pounds when her body was found in the home on 6th street. the three youngest girls had marks on their necks consistent with the strangulation by
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Feb 4, 2010 7:00pm EST
important resident blew out of town just ahead of the big storm. the nonstop flight to china took off just before noon and bruce leshan was there when the crowd was screaming its final good-byes. >> he is a brilliant little bear. >> we can only hope he is immuned to airsickness. he was champing apples before takeoff and before he left the zoo. he even brought along a separate container filled with 55-pounds of bamboo and his favorite pears. >> did he have to pay extra for extra baggage? >> the panda team was loaded on a van at the zoo, rolled out to the airport in a motorcade they dubbed giant panda of the united states. and then surrounded by media as he arrived at the fedex terminal. >> very proud of him, he's taken this all in stride. >> he has been preparing for this trip since he was born. flashbulbs flashing as he went from butter stick to adorable one-year-old to birthday cake munching adolescent. the chinese have been advertising for a translator for his cousin from atlanta, who is on the plane, too. but ty won't need that. >> with ty, we always rely more heavily on the hand s
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Dec 4, 2009 7:00pm EST
will be going home to china for the first time. >>> i'm bruce leshan at the national zoo. tai shan is leaving home. the beloved cub has reached what amounts to the teen years for pandas and it is time for him to go out in search of a chinese bride. actually a lot of chinese brides. the chinese governments limb back to add though this gene pool. there are 268 pandas in captivity and 1600 in the wild. >> maybe he will go back to china and have some babies. >> all: yea! >> reporter: wouldn't that be cool. >> all: yea! >> reporter: papa slept through the announce but mama snuggled briefly with her cub. they are on loan, too but the hope is china will let them stay awhile and maybe give us another cub. >>> i'm armando trull in prince georges county where a bond hearing was held for the two suspects accused of carjacking senator bob corker's daughter on wednesday night this the district. julia corker identified 25-year- old 25year -old steven austin and 22-year-old dewalden couldn't nors as the man who stole her -- beat her and stole herta hoe. they are held on 75,000 there's bond for posse
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Apr 20, 2011 7:00pm EDT
? >> plus, how london is cashing in. >> i picked out fabulous william and kate china. >> is kirstie a control freak. >> who's hooking up. it looks like it's getting serious. >> behind the scenes "dancing" secrets. which star mad an epic meltdown.
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Apr 1, 2010 7:00pm EDT
the whale with a serious moves on the canvas. to china where this sea beast loves to get his picaso on at the pow lore ocean world. now they handed him a brush a while back and about a week, he was turning out masterpieces. as you can see, he holds the brush in his mouth and moves his head around. look, he doesn't have any hands. you go whale dude. take one of those pictures home. souvenir. >>> we want to hear what you think. send your e-mails to mcginty's mail bag. the address, mailbag@wusa9.com. 9news now will be right back. 3q i have big news for everybody with frequent heartburn. let me show you. there's a new 24-hour heartburn formula that's different. it's called zegerid otc. only zegerid otc has both prescription strength-medicine and a special ingredient to allow its powerful medicine to be quickly absorbed. zegerid otc controls and suppresses acid all day and all night. there's a brilliant new idea in heartburn relief. new zegerid otc. discover the difference. >>> beautiful end to a beautiful day. in the mail bag tonight, the continuing debate. is any significant portion of th
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Aug 5, 2009 7:00pm EDT
china hen they were captured. >>> stephen colbert called her a junkie on national television, just a bit of satire making fun of fairfax county schools. appearing on comedy central, he reported fresia jackson and exaggerates what happened to her last march. she was caught taking a birth control pill at school, and she received a ten-day suspension from school, and was actually recommended for expulsion. it is the same mandatory punishment a drug dealer would have gotten if caught in the school. >> prescription drugs run the gambit. it could be a class 1 amphetamine. it could be oxycontin, or it could be something that suppresses coughs. our teachers and our staff can't be required to look at every pill and say oh, i know that pill is. >> the fact that on her record we're now applying to colleges, she will have possession of a controlled substance while on school property. and that will not be removed. >> exactly. >> she was allowed back in school after three and a half weeks from being banned from all fairfax county school property. >>> now for a follow-up on baltimore's mayoral dram
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May 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of china. one day after he accepted a deal that reunited him with his family, the activist now says he feared for his life. they about came to be surprised. he never mentioned that he wanted to come to the country. >> and he talked with his wife. twice. and then made that decision on his own. to come out of the embassy. >> the secretary of state is already in beijing for the high- level trade talks. chen wants to leave the country with clinton on saturday. they are not sure whether or not they will reopen those negotiations with the chinese government. >>> it's been a pretty warm day out there for everybody. topper is live outside on the terrace. top, the nats are playing tonight, so any rain in that forecast? >> no, we're in good shape, at least downtown and inside the beltway. but like yesterday, derek, we have a couple big thunderstorms to the north and west. let me show you doppler radar. we have a severe thunderstorm warning in berkeley, west virginia until 7:45. these are sort of the same area where the storms were in yesterday. it's a pretty big storm, actually a pretty small
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Jul 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
stimulus money go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> in the mail bag tonight, more from the aurora atrocity and yesterday's comments regarding the one 6-year-old victim and whether or not she should have been at that dark knight rising show in the first place. now, we all need to shut up about it. it is no one's business that this poor lady took her child to see the dark knight. it is each child's decision on how they raise their children. i'm sure that the negative opinions will be really helping this family deal with the death over this poor child, not. my grandmother used to say if you have nothing nice to say to keep your big trap shut. and then this, the proo posed innovation of the proposed unions. yesterday, they told you that they wanted to spend about $7 billion to fix up the old girl. they are simply taken on by this. it must be great to work on the group, paying for and dreaming up plans for you to lose ev
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