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felt right at all. i miss him dearly and i do not know where he is. i do not know who has him. i want him to come home. >> she is considering a lawyer and claims there was an agreement to return armani. the group said if that was the case they would have offered a contract of care which would be temporary not the transfer of ownership agreement they showed us today. it is not clear if the law would allow for armani to be returned to her in maryland. we will keep you posted on this. >> thank you. that is it for abc 7 news at 5:00 p.m. abc 7 news at 6:00 p.m. starts right now. abc 7 news at 6:00 p.m. on your side. in the air thanks to a cold front that gave us some rain over the last two days. >> now we're looking for some
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change in temperature. >> plummeting temperatures and gusty winds, it is changing. all the warm air is behind us so we're down to 48. temperature has been dropping slowly down to 46 in ashburn. pretty good rain accounts -- rain amounts. temperatures are going down. a few patches of rain. this is the trailing edge. the scan shows it is producing coast. and down the east all of that will move out and as it moves out, temperatures will fall to become breezy and by morning, temperatures range between 20 and 36, 34 for the low inside the beltway in the metro area. we have some snowflakes and our forecast. >> thank you. breaking news tonight. i hit and run in d.c.
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i driver hit a pedestrian and kept going. this happened an hour and a half ago near stanton road in southeast. the victim was found a couple of blocks away. no word on his or her condition. police are looking for a nissan ultima. if you have been procrastinating it is not too late. the white house announced you'll have an extra day to sign up for health care insurance in time to have it start with the new year. it seems the white house tried to keep this extension quiet. reluctant towere confirm people were being given another 24 hours to sign up. by noon they announced the extension citing a record number of people and rolling and the desire to give everyone enough time to get coverage. it is a pitch the white house has been pushing. use off your holiday time to sign up or convince others it is
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time. christmaslast minute shopping you get one more day. after warning that midnight december 23 was the deadline to get coverage starting january 1. my -- by midday the white house announced they would extend the deadline to midnight christmas eve. while the president enjoyed some down time with his family in president's staff was dizzy signing him up for his own plan using the d.c. exchange for coverage. white house staffer made him pick the bronze plan. lower monthly premiums but higher deductibles than the silver or gold plan. as long as he is commander-in- chief they receive their health care through the military and the always on call white house position. one of the perks of being president. the president last week said he hoped to use the time to focus
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on improvements to his signature program. >> the end of the air is a good time to reflect and see what you can do better next year. >> a poll showed that support has dropped to its lowest level but it is the law. while the deadline for tomorrow for anyone wanting coverage 31 ising january 1, march the deadline to be covered or face a tax penalty. >> gay marriages in utah will go on. this afternoon a federal judge denied the state's request to halt same-sex unions until the appeals process in court plays out. on friday that same judge overturned the ban on gay marriage ruling it is unconstitutional. couplest -- same-sex started lining up for marriage licenses. >> a developing story. police are searching for 13- year-old girl who disappeared in the district. she was last seen around 8:00 p.m. last night in northeast.
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she is five feet five inches tall and weighs 100 25 pounds. her hair is in black braids with blond streaks and she has a scar under her right eye. anyone with information about her should call d.c. police. theolice and the fbi saying same man has robbed three banks in alexandria in the last week and a half. the most recent happened this the bb&t on -- at branch. d.c. police are searching for the thieves who hit a radioshack in the middle of the night. ased -- they pulled up security gate. police have not said what they got away with. find out ifying to this burglary could be linked to another one that happened less than a mile away. thieves struck a t-mobile shop on washington place northeast.
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they broke and at 3:00 a.m. as in the radioshack burglary. >> coming up at six, steve martin steps into some controversy. the racial joke that now has him apologizing. >> a senator air his grievances. why ran paul is complaining about everything from d.c. parking rules to the food on capitol hill. happy that ireally called you guys. you guys are what you say. 7 on your side. >> a local mother with a severely disabled child reaches out. see her emoti
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christmas presents you are running out of time. this is your last chance to put them in the mail so they could arrive by christmas. we have the last-minute rush. >> getting it from here to there. season now. everybody is pushed. or break day.ake >> this is the holiday package
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deadline. >> when it comes here to the post office and you see long lines. day you canhe last .ail before christmas >> competitors are scrambling to meet the deadline. growing volume fuel by the internet. more is being done online than ever before so that traffic increases. >> the postal service handling 435 million pieces. 300 packages a second delivered by ups. said she is lucky. she is only making a return. backed upare getting because so many people are are online this year. >> the deadline that not even santa wants to mess. -- miss. it should not be stressful
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because it is christmas. comedian steve martin is apologizing for tweet that some are calling racist. he asked his followers to submit grammar questions and one person tweeted to him -- he deleted the tweet calling it highly inappropriate. nd paul is getting into the spirit of festivus. he started by tweeting -- --er he wrote
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whatever that is. he complained that his staff has made fun of his turtlenecks. heist createewel where a thief got away with more than $50,000 from a local homeowner. chance of seeing snowflakes this christmas. >> some big nfl news to tell you about. face -- welcome a familiar face back. his emotional
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♪ checki target off my list, ♪ ♪ last minute deals on toys and gifts. ♪ ♪ that's my holiday, ♪ that's my kind of holiday. ♪ wrap it up, pop, l lock and op, ♪ ♪ buyin' presents that i forgot. ♪ ♪ that's my holiday.
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♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on yr wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >> a thief with expensive taste is on the loose in prince william county. a burglar stole more than $50,000 worth of jewelry. on saturday the thief broke into a home on grand avenue. the thief got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. >> helping to make it a merry christmas for local children. marion barry began handing out presents. the giveaway continues until 8:00 p.m. heart of the marines
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toys for tots program. is on your side for a single mother with a severely disabled son in nd of a christmas miracle. ande has spina bifida excellency -- epilepsy. deal she made left her with an anti-wallet and a vehicle with no engine. >> every day is a struggle. >> he cannot walk. he cannot talk. he is why for our care. -- 24-hour care. i have to feed him, i have to bathe him. >> her husband died of a heart attack. she has to stay home with her son and make sure the social security check stretches. on a dodgeal during go. she found an online deal and mailed the engine to florida parts company to rebuild and
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paid them 28 -- $2800 for a rebuilt motor. >> it turned out to be bad. with knocking,s leaks, internal noises. ) the time we started the engine. >> they ship the bad engine back at the florida company would sell her a good engine and she paid again. >> you need to pay to fix it. they wanted $2000. >> they have the original engine and the one they sold her and she is with the truck was no engine just stuck in the water. >> they have my $2850 and now i have nothing. >> she called seven on your side and we found the company that wanted to grant her christmas wish. is sending her a
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remanufactured engine for free. >> thank you so much for helping me. engine's ship the motor today. will be installed for free. ews.hat is good n what would you say if i said there was a chance of seeing some flurries outside your window tomorrow? let's start off with a picture by joanne naisano. we will be into a few days of sunshine.
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scattered showers across the bay and a couple of showers here and there. the heavy-duty rain has moved off the coast and there is a lot of rain up and down the east coast that follows along the path of this cold front. so it shall be until the front gets further out to sea. 64 and 52 the high and low. 64 was this warning. tomorrow will be below average so it will feel colder with the wind. statistically this is where we are is time of year. and seven are the extremes one way and the other. still in the 50's in the metro area. made-40's north and west and the temperatures are heading one way, down. you can see that reflected in the current temperatures upstream. in chicago.nd above winnipeg, manitoba, 15 below zero. that is fahrenheit, not centigrade.
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we are not getting the worst of it. we are not getting a bitter blast, it will be seasonally cold. impressive with these 24-hour temperature changes, 25 degrees colder in charleston than it was yesterday. 24 in chicago. that much colder and the district down 14 degrees colder. we will see the cold air moveout. thenine in the morning but this upper air disturbance may give us a few flurries or snow showers in spots tomorrow afternoon. that will pass out of the way and allowing high pressure to build in. we will see some sunshine but colder temperatures and a lot of sunshine into thursday. by thursday this high moves offshore. instead of being 35 christmas day it will be a jump up to about 45. some nice changes coming our way. here is the timeline coming up to about 40 and then turning colder. afternoon snow flurries or snow showers, about 35. we are at the lower 40's.
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i warming trend throughout saturday and sunday with temperatures approaching 50 degrees. >> and now the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local toyota dealers. town.k in memory of him is when he got in a war with medicine -- madison square garden. coach who wonap the presidents trophy for the most wins in the season returns to verizon tonight. he is the head coach of the anaheim ducks. it is his first time back since he was let go in 2011. nearlyhed the caps for four point five seasons and he practically grew his career as a big star. a special homecoming.
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>> the whole city was great as , the way theys treated me and my family and the players. [inaudible] tony romo will miss the rest of the season due to a back injury according to espn. felt soreness in his back prior to yesterday's game and it apparently worsened. speaking of yesterday's game, the injury did not seem to hamper his abilities. and td's26 yards, another to demarco murray and he threw an interception. they continued to spiral downward but only one game left. mike shanahan survived black monday and finishing off the remainder of his contract. take a listen. >> i love these guys created
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that been working extremely hard to put this thing together. we have had a couple of bumps which we all now. with the salary cap. i am looking forward to building this football team but like i said, it is a situation where i will sit down with them and go from there. he will no longer being [inaudible] lhe one time superbown champ wide to give fans something to remember. >> the reception i got today and peopleout the week, bought me lunch. was glad toi
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announce that this would be my last season. >> we should be a little jealous of the george mason basketball team. they are in hawaii. from oregonwn state. organ wins this one. -- oregon wins this one. playing florida state in the bcs national championships. >> doug ha last three days we have
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had warm temperatures, about 60. cold rain. and now we might have a little bit of snow. >> maybe a few flurries. to aing skies leaving sunny morning. a disturbance could bring some gusty winds and flurries, maybe some snow showers. highs 38-42. then christmas day, sunny and
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cold. 33-37. like the christmas lights in there? >> pretty. >> temperatures turning a bit mild as we head through the weekend. a cold christmas and maybe some flurries trade we will talk about it at 11:00 p.m. news is next. >>
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