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jane doe's parents and figure out what happened to her. jonathan: kevin lewis is joining us live with the latest. kevin, what the we know? kevin: it has detectives suspicious. the photo seen here distributed by the national missing and exploited children. a woman brought the toddler to holy cross hospital in silver spring. the hospital seen from skytrak7. the child had noticeable injuries to the lower body. the woman however claimed to have no idea who the child was or how she got hurt. only telling medical staff that her sister was the child's baby sister. social media posts helped generate tips and they managed to i.d. the three-foot tall, 26-pound girl who remains hospitalized this afternoon. >> the girl was with a woman. the woman went to her
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then watch the child. the sister said she was going to babysit the child couldn't get back in touch with her sister to ask what was occurring and then brought the child to the hospital. kevin: it seems suspicious all around. >> we don't want to commented on the investigation. it's ongoing. i don't have additional details to release. kevin: police say they have located family members but they still aren't certain who the guardian or the guardians of the girl are. for criminal charges, none filed so far. but it's a possibility. live in gaithersburg, kevin lewis, abc7 news. nancy: thank you. new developments. a woman sentenced to 40 years behind bars for luring a teen to his death. vanesa alvarado was convicted in the murder of 18-year-old cristian villagran-morales last june. police say she promised him sex in the woods behind a park in gaithersburg but when he arrived he was stabbed 153 times by a
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members. the victim was not a gang member and prosecutors say he may have been targeted for jokingly flashing a gang sign. >> the motivation for multiple killing is wearing colors or flashing the gang sign. he moved here from new jersey where he lived with his mom. he moved here and he came here for a better life. he was going to be a landscaper and make an extra dollar an hour. >> the tragic tale and we'll have more on the story. coming up at "abc7 news at 5:00". >> well, we should let you know we are on storm watch. it's cloudy all day long. alison: a dreary day today. nancy: doug hill has the latest update. doug: we are watching this all day long. held longer
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longer than the storm prediction thought. we see showers and storms because we are locked locked ine cloudiness all day. on the western fringes there is sun coming across 81. we are getting thunderstorms tracking eastward. ahead of a cold front. track through the area this everything. there is a large line north and west. this is where the severe thunderstorm watch is. we will see showers and a rumble of thunder in the evening hours. 67 at joint base andrews. 69 at washington. culpeper at 79. 81 in luray. 83 in chartsville. they get the sun and the warmer temperatures. for us, not so much. [doug's losingoi
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you will see showers come to an end and maybe fog in the morning. i'll take a drink of water and i'm be fine. or maybe this is a cuffs for getting -- curse for getting the forecast wrong. michelle: i'm michelle marsh. tiger woods was asleep at the wheel when he was arrested. the police woke up the golf legend in jupiter florida. he had slowed, slurred speech but the breath test was clear. he claimed he had reaction to medication after back surgery. he is charged with driving under the influence and is set to appear in court july 5. jonathan: this is horrible throw with the helmet. he misses the target. then they came in and went to blows. we are waiting for the likely suspension over bryce harper. tell us what you think
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wjla.com/votenow. this is q mccray who is tracking the reaction. a lot of folks online. they talk about bryce had every right to go after this guy. q: that is the big question nats fans have on their mind. for starters, they want to know if they will see the favorite player take the field on june 8 against the baltimore orioles. until then there are still eight game left on the west coast road trip. how many could bryce harper miss? they are questioning if he should have charged the mound or not. >> you just threw a 98-mile-per-hour object, a weapon at harper. >> the baseball brawl that is the talk of the sports world. the hottest topic on the d.c. 106.7 the fan. they had plenty to discuss today. the calls kept coming in.
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say? q: the biggest question, should nats great bryce harper, arguably the best player in the majors have charged the mound? fans are split. >> he should have. >> do i think he did wrong by charging the mound in yes. q: but everyone agrees that giants reliever hunter strickland instigated the whole thing. >> a clownish, foolish behavior. three years ago, bryce harper hit two home runs off of him in a playoff series that san francisco won en route to winning the world series. three years later he is still worried about it. >> strickland hit harper with the first pitch. both will be suspended. as far as the callers are concerned the loss is greater for the nationals. >> i need bryce more than strickland. q: it usually takes mlb two or three days to come to a determination on a suspension. we'll keep you posted. that's the latest from nats pa
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jonathan: thank you. i'm sure we will talk about it in the days tom co. "7 on your side" health alert now. overcharged in the e.r. alison: a new study finds patients paying too much for life saving procedures. some groups have it worse than others. nancy: "7 on your side" senior investigative reporter lisa fletcher joining us now. this is alarming information. >> it is. we talk about overpaying and that is the understatement of the day. we are talking about 3460% more than what medicare pays for services ranging from stitches to a c.t. scan. uninsured are and minorities are getting the worst of it. they looked at the medical doctors at 30 o hospitals across the u.s. and compared how much they billed to how much medicare would allow and the difference comes out of the patient's pocket often. they found the e.r. marked up prices 13 times what medicare would pay for a total of
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billion versus $898 million allowed by medicare. examples that the study found the wound closures getting stitches marked up 11 times. interpreting c.t. scan marked up 27 times. charge to read e.k.g. could be 20 times the original amount. the researchers say this is a healthcare system problem that requires state and the federal legislation to protect patients. maryland has maryland waiver that means the prices are the same rated no matter what hospital you go to. researchers say that is a good start to increase transparency and have better protection for patients. nancy: thank you. a shakeup at the white house. communications director is out. this is coming at a time of the mounting questions concerning
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explaining things tonight. lana: sean spicer took to the podium to talk about the allegation that jared kushner suggested setting up a private communication. >> you are supposing facts that are not concern. lana: sean spicer took issue the shared frustration he said he and the president had with the media and then spending a third of the briefing recapping the trip, spicer ended the briefing. >> thank you very much. lana: president trump has been downplaying the substance of the russia investigation. republican senator john mccain says russian president vladimir putin poses a bigger threat to the united states than even isis. >> it's the russians who are try, who tried to destroy the fundamental of democracy
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lana: trump's personal attorney cohen is not cooperating at this point. he said the request was poorly phrased, overly broad and not capable of being answered. the senate intelligence committee that requested the documents has been granted subpoena power. alison: ariana grande will return to manchester this weekend. in fact on sunday she will play a benefit concert for the victims of the bombing that took place outside of her concert last week. those who were at the manchester show will get to attend for free. last night hundreds attended a vigil in memory of the 2200 killed. performing this weekend is justin bieber, coldplay and
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nancy: a former bus driver going on trial accused of trying to join isis. he surrendered last year and the prosecutors say he was willing to volunteer as a suicide bomber at one point. the defense attorneys claim the giant wanted to come back home. even if it meant facing criminal charges. jonathan: next at 4:00, while you will be returning home to netflix. never give up. a springfield man making it to the top. nancy: video of the prison that was made famous in the movies and the investigation to what caused this inferno. alison: put down your home. a health alert you need to hear about if you do a lot of texting. who doesn't? doctors see increase on a specific health problem. that is just ahead.
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. 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. nancy: incredible video out of illinois. look at that. the prison made famous like movies like "the blues brothers" engulfed by flames. it has been closed a couple years and no one was injured. alison: look at that. it's one of the hardest thing on the planet to accomplish, make it to the top of mount everest. this weekend a virginia man
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our jeff goldberg with his words and pictures. >> seven days ago, george had doubts he would ever make it out of this tent alive. >> i thought the tent might blow off with myself inside of it. that is not unheard of. trying to survive. >> it's may 23. the 35-year-old native of springfield who still lives there today was stuck at a base camp below mount ev -- everest with ten other climbers. after years of planning and training the goal of getting to the top seemed out of reach thanks to the winds of up to 60 miles per hour. >> at that point it was obvious. expedition over. it was sad. >> they retreated to a lower base camp but they noticed that the forecast was looking up. on may 26, five of the 11 climbers
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it back up to once again summit everest. >> it's moving out of conscious. >> but he kept moving higher until he and the group made it to the top of the world. >> it's the sacrifice and the risk you have taken it's suddenly worth it. you are at the top of the world. unbelievable. >> in fact, he doesn't think he will fully believe it until he is safely back home in fairfax county. nancy: the suspect accused of killing two people on a oregon train will make a court appearance. jeremy christian is facing multiple charges, including murder and attempted murder. he was shouting racial slurs at two teenage girls on a train before stabbing three men who tried to calm him down. he has yet to be charged with a federal hate crime because f.b.i. experts say it often
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investigation before hate crime charges can be filed. alison: jury selection is underway for the trial of the police officer charged with killing castille in minnesota. last july officer shot castill nearby a traffic stop. you will remember that his girlfriend live streamed it on facebook. the case received national attention. making a jury selection a challenge. new dash cam video is expected to be released in the coming days. the officer who shot and killed 12-year-old tamir rice in cleveland in 2014 was fired today. but not for the shooting. he was fired for lying on his job application. the officer driving the cruiser is suspended for driving that car too close to rice. cleveland paid the rice family $6 million to set the lawsuit. jonathan: this is video of the severe damage done in north carolina. that is horrible. 14 people w
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storms blew through the area last night. trees were ripped out of the ground. power lines down. dozens of homes damaged. they need a calm night. we just had clouds. alison: it's still dreary out there. doug: that is why we don't have major concerns in our area. we have the cool off the atlantic. so in the forecast you will see showers and a rumble of thunder. the scene in national harbor is the same at 10:00 this morning. that is the story through the evening. there is more fog later tonight but there are showers and the thunderstorms on doppler.
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we were protected by the clouds. farther west to woodstock to chartsville in the 8 o's. they are having the storms. we will keep eyes on the showers and the storms. so maybe in another hour or so, places like warrenton or fauquier will get heavy downpours but we'll track it. no immediate threat. larger look can show clearly the cold front across west virginia. this is a nice outcome tomorrow. after they clear behind the front you will have the fog. it will turn partly sunny. climbing to 80. another cold front that will give us a better chance of numerous showers and storms tomorrow. on thursday, i don't know what we will do with ourselves. no rain in the forecast thursday. partly to mostly sunny skies and highs near 80. a nice warmup coming. early tomorrow morning the fog is stuck in the of 0's. then the
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scattered downpours are possible. thursday and most of friday looks nice as well. it's 6 a at the bus stop at the morning for the pickup time. maybe area of fog. thunderstorms a few in the afternoon. check out seven. 80, 82 for the first of june. start look like a slight chance of the showers and the storms late in the day. there are more showers and the storms coming our way through the end of the weekend. next week the temperatures settle down with the sunshine in the 70's. jonathan: glad to hear your voice better. doug: i ate a few peanuts and didn't drink anything. jonathan: i did it with sunflower seeds. alison: i did it with popcorn. nancy: we all snack between the shows.
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prepare to be amazed. the best spellers converging at the national harbor for the national spelling bee. we will take you inside for the first rounds. >> it's a good day to be a stockholder for amazon. the retail giant soaring high today. just how high and the "7 on your side" consumer report. that's coming up.
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across the country. alison: the stage is set for the youngest and the brightest minds at the 90th scripps national spelling bee. jonathan: are you good spellers? nancy: b-e-e. i can spell that. jonathan: brian van de graaff caught up with the competitors as they make the final preparations at national harbor. brianne: 290 -- brian: 290 people kate out for the first round. there are two preliminary rounds tomorrow and then the finals happen this week. this is my friend. he is from south carolina. is this your first time? i was listening and it was tough. >> well, i just came prepared. i was determined. i hope for the best. brian: how do you practice? >> big thank you to my parents. they helped me so much. they teach me a lot of the words and they go through a lot of materials they provide to us. through the website. >> good luck. one of the
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the finals will happen later this week. you can catch them live on our sister, partner station espn. that is the latest from gaylord national. back to you. alison: thank you. "7 on your side" health alert. this may sound familiar to you. but there is a rise in health issues from texting too much. nancy: the growth and the cases of the tendonitis in the thumbs is being blamed on texting. get this. it has a name. "smartphone thumb." jonathan: that is bad! painful, too. mayo clinic researchers studying it for seven years and they found the abnormal motion affects the bones and could lead to more cases of earth rides in the thumb -- arthritis in the thumb. stop texting. they advise not overtexting and using other fingers or use the voice text on the smart phone. there is all kind of complications. it's not just this. other people have complained about the eye issues, too. the vision is earlier. they can't see distances. they c
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alison: neck issues, too, looking down all the time. nancy: technology. alison: you could have a conversation with someone. jonathan: wait a minute! revolutionary. nancy: texting is more fun. jonathan: in a moment we will open up the phone lines for the "7 on your side" phone bank. nancy: the topic is strokes. how to prevent them, how they are diagnosed and what you need to know to keep your family healthy. alison: that is right. kimberly suiters is in the phone bank. kimberly: it's american stroke month. the doctors and the nurses from med star washington hospital center joined us. they volunteered the time to answer your questions. questions like what is a strike? and signs and symptoms of a stroke. the latest treatments for the stroke. and how you can prevent a stroke. the number to call if you have any kind of stroke-related question, 703-236-9220. we will all be here until 6:30 tonight. back to you in the studio. jonathan: all right. thanks very much. still ahead for us at 4:00 -- >> safety walk in
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neighborhood that has seen a hail of bullets in the past few days. i'm stephen tschida. i will tell you what it's all about in a moment. alison: new at 5:00 tonight, taking a bite out of a dog park. why arlington county wants to cut one in half. that is when i join you at 5:00. see you then.
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announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 4:00", on your side. michelle: developing now. a northwest neighborhood rocked by violence. eight people shot over the weekend and more gunfire since then. and neighbors want answers. you can understand why. so much violence in a short window of time. >> we have video to show you of the shootings. there were three incidents in the past week. a block from where we are standing. last week there was a shooting. a couple of people injured. over the weekend, saturday morning. eight people shot. one fatally. then just last night or yesterday a rain of the bullets. no one injured in that situation. here is what one resident had to say about the violence plaguing
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>> i have been here for 30-plus years. i have survived the crack epidemic and we'll survive this too. >> we have good solid neighbors here in this neighborhood. >> several people with whom we spoke with the gun violence in d.c. and this particular neighborhood is par for the course. that is a direct quote. some of the residents here say that even though it is common place it's unacceptable. they are determined to bring the gun violence to an ent before anyone else is injured. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc7 news. jonathan: new information after a house fire in a barricade situation in prince george's county. a stranger breaking into a home, stealing a gun and he sets the place on fire. as ryan hughes reports we are finding out more about the man in custody. ryan: the neighbors called poce
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saying that they saw a man stealing items from the home. they were able to provide a good description. this is wayne gardiner taken in custody this morning. police say that gardiner broke in the home at random and he did not know the homeowner and he stole the shotgun and he set the back bedroom on fire. the owner was not home at the time. they saw gardiner run out in the woods armed with a shotgun. they feared that gardiner would come back and the neighbors were told to shelter-in-place as the officers set up a perimeter around the home and in the woods. >> along the track. we had the k9 assistance and we found mr. gardner in the wood line and we made apprehensions. he is unharm and he has an extensionive criminal record. >> the shotgun was recovered. they say he is responsible for other crimes in the
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remains under investigation. in clinton, ryan hughes, abc7 news. michelle: an important warning in montgomery county. drain-o bombs found in georgetown. they are the devices that use common cleaning material to create explosion. the devices weren't detonated but we want you to take a good look at the picture. if you see anything that looks like this, don't touch it. call police right away. jonathan: thank you. we are on storm watch. we had a cloudy day. fog in the morning. if the folks driving around for the rush hour. a day you don't want to get out of bed. doug: it's depressing. this is the end of may, almost june now. the cloud cover. the low clouds and drizzle and winds off the ocean saved us from a severe weather out break. we have a few to show you. all right. here is the deal. thunderstorms across the i-81 corridor through the valley. we will see the
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lightning across luray, south of front royal and ahead of the system. part of the suburbs will get the recommend nants of this. whether or not they hang together i doubt. they will encounter a cool, cloudy and a damp air mass. that should cause them to turn into the rain showers and rain themselves out. the cloud cover hasn't budged much. the area is locked in. to the west we broke in the sunshine with the warmer temperatures. that is why the showers and the storms develop there. overnight, mostly cloudy. area of fog. 58 to 64. the winds are light. still out of the southeast. looking ahead for the next few days. tomorrow, after the morning fog we will see sunshine and we will hit 8 o. there is a chance we'll see more numerous thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon with another cold front. thursday looks gorgeous. sunshine. 80. friday, most of the day is fine. 82 with sunshine. late in the day the showers and the thunderstorms are in the forecast. steve rudin will be along 15 minutes and take a fresh look at the weekend and the next ten drays coming up.
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state capitol. the protesters filling the building and the lawmakers nearly turning violent on the house floor. sam sweeney explains why. >> this afternoon, texas house scuffle. lawmakers at the state capitol monday in a heated face to face hurling death threats. >> there was a threat made from the representative rinaldi to put a bullet in one of my colleague's head. >> democrats in a shoving match with republicans. the reason? massive protest in the building sparked by the tough new anti-sanctuary cities law in texas. tensions escalated when the g.o.p. representative matt rinaldi told a group of hispanic representatives he called i.c.e. on demonstrators. >> that is just racist behavior on the texas house floor. >> they were saying stuff to me. i was saying stuff to them. both designed to incite each other. all sides were
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>> the sanction wares city bill signed -- sanctuary city bill signed into law by governor about. a strong supporter of president trump. police can ask immigration status of anyone they stop. the law which has protesters in texas promising legal action at the center of the debate over trump's controversial immigration policies. part of the president's executive order threatening to take dollars away from the sanctuaries cities temporarily blocked in april by a federal court. >> one of the protesters had a sign saying, "i'm illegal and here to stay." sam sweeney, abc7 news. jonathan: "7 on your side" with consumer news. skyrocketing stock for amazon. if you have been holding on to the stock for a long time, you are in luck. the retail giant hit a high of $1,000 a share.
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just today. michelle: here i am just waiting for it to drop. with the price of homes going up a lot of people turn to zillo for estimate. it's come under fire that says it's off by $40,000. the zillo prize will be offered to whoever can help the company improve the algorithm to more accurately reflect home values. michelle: a lot of people -- nancy: a lot of people use it house hunting. it may be your plan for the rest of the week or the rest of the night if you are feeling extra ambitious. th s
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cards" is out for streaming on netflix. 13 episodes waiting to binge watch. it's received more than 33 emmy nominations. it was also the first online television series to receive major emmy nominations. cancel your plans now. michelle: i'm still on season 2. jonathan: it is really good. season two started with a bang. still ahead at 4:00. robert dinero with colorful words for the class of 2017. why he says they are graduating to a tragic comedy. michelle: mass avre traction at seaworld open for business. but reviews are mixed. nancy: take you live to the newsroom where we are holding a "7 on your side" phone bank. may is american stroke month. so we have a panel of cardiologists and nurses on hand to take you are you questions about how to prevented strokes. call anytime until 6:30.
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jonathan: take a look at this. this isn't the uber you want to grab. if you did, bummer. a car falling in the sinkhole. the drivers and the passengers weren't hurt. how do you miss a gaping hole in the road? i digress. the road was shut down for repairs. a big water main break is what caused this. wh
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michelle: one star, bring the rate down. nancy: from that to seaworld. seaworld san diego newest attraction orca encounter is opening to mixed reviews. michelle: it launched replacing what was once the biggest draw. in the new attractions the tricks are not the focus and the trainers no longer ride or swim with them. it follows two death of the orca trainers, one at seaworld orlando and the negative publicity from the documentary "blackfish." nancy: actor robert de niro making controversial remarks speaking to the graduating class at brown university. sharing words of encouragement he told the class of 2017 how he currently sees the united states. >> are you sure you want to do this? do you have any idea what has happened to our world in the four years you've been here? in movie terms when you started sch
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an inspiring uplifting drama. you are graduating to a tragic [bleep] comedy. if you do leave, work for the change. work to stop the insanity. nancy: the day before the commencement ceremony robert de niro called the current political climate nightmarish, you know, when they have to bleep out your commencement address it's getting hairy. michelle: a different take. jonathan: that is a different take. [laughter] inspire kids. there you go. michelle: world is your oyster. go for it. jonathan: bitter. there will soon be a new cell phone on the market. nancy: it comes from the man who developed the android operating system that powers 2 billion phones worldwide. michelle: it is called the essential. it sounds like you need it. one of andy ruben phone. what sets its apart the magnetic connectors make it stand out. they can accommodate several accessories including a 360-degree camera. it's also made from
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while most smart phones are aluminum. the phone will cost $700. the titanium is what makes it drop proof. so if you are one of those who are prone the dropping the phone -- jonathan: the glass has titanium? michelle: ceramic and titanium and if you drop it several times it will survive unlike smartphones out there now. nancy: coming up for us at 4:00, a health alert about the breast conditioner is and the vaccine that could possibly prevent it. jonathan: the battle over the sick leave in maryland. the governor's veto sparking promises to battle back. both sides. we hear f vo: delivering cleaner, reliable energy...
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jonathan: "7 on your side" with health matters. research group is working on a breakthrough on the fight against breast cancer. the group is developing a vaccine to target the brca gene. that gives women 8 of% chance of getting breast cancer and raising the risk of ovarian cancer. michelle: they want to prevent it from ever happening. >> this is prevention. you are not curing anything. you
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disease. >> we know there are some cells that are going down the path of becoming cancers early on and we want to eliminate those from everyone who has a mutation. michelle: these are just trials but they are hoping to have it available over the next ten years. michelle: olivia newton john putting her tour on hold after breast cancer. she is going to be treated with radiation therapy and is confident she will be back later in the year. jonathan: we are following a brilliant battle over the business in maryland. last year the governor vetoed a bill over sick leave saying it would hurt small businesses. michelle: now today there are promises to fight back and revive the issue. tom roussey is live with the developments. tom? tom: folks opposing the governor rallied here in kensington. this is a town with a lot of small businesses.
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we are talking about here. this is video of the rally just down connecticut avenue from here at a synagogue. basically the folks there called on the general assembly in the state of maryland to override a veto last week by governor hogan of a paid sick leave bill. basically hogan and the general assembly want five days of the paid sick leave but they differ on the bill. it would have provided paid sick leave for employees at any business with 15 or more employees. hogan supporting doing that if the business has 50 or more employees at a single location. they don't see eye to eye. >> the reality when you look at the governor's bill it does nothing but give sick leave to people who already have it. people working at businesses with 50 and more employees.
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>> you advanced a way so that we wouldn't hurt the economy, crush small businesses or kill jobs. >> there is unlikely to be a resolution to this. both houses passed this with a veto proof majority. in the senate, those who want to override him can't lose a single person. reporting live, i'm tom roussey. jonathan: thank you. may is stroke awareness month in america. nancy: many of us have questions on how to prevent them. michelle: kimberly suiters is in the "7 on your side" phone bank. kimberly: we have doctors and nurses from the med star hospital center answering your questions. one of the connections i had is the connection between stroke, brain and heart. >> thank
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>> they are very connected. we know at it triial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke more than the general population. kimberly: so heart health is brain health? >> exactly. keeping a good relationship with the primary doctor and the blood pressure that have to do with the hearted. >> we'll let her get back to the phone ises. they are ringing off the -- back to the phone issues. they are ringing off the hook. call 703-236-9220. jonathan: time to check in with larry for what is coming up at 5:00. larry: the judge on the purple line said he would issue the final order but find out what could change the case. you know some chocolate can be good for your heart but now there is new benefit that could have you grabbing
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a man driving a delorean hit 88 miles per hour. find out if there were flames. nancy: chocolate sounds good. steve: location, location, location. depending where you are. if you are south and west of d.c. we have had more sunshine and thunderstorms. but around the d.m.v. it's cloudy and fog. not the greatest days. we have had the sun. look at the temperatures. chartsville at 83 -- charlottesville is 83. warming up there. showers and the thunderstorms are out there with the stronger winds and the heavier downpours. there are no problems with the wet roadways. there are showers and the thunderstorms beginning to pop.
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cloud cover it will fall apart. so not looking for anything rough around the immediate metro. the future cast moving through the 7:00 hour. this is updated. wildly scattered showers and rumble of thunder. once it moves out of here we will see quieter conditions arrive later tonight and patchy fog. the clouds tomorrow morning are back again. so don't worry about the sunglasses early on. thunderstorm and few thunderstorms late in the day. the day planner for wednesday. the middle of the week. 80 for the high. there is lower 80's on friday. d.c. united play on saturday around 85 degrees. sunday is not a washout. but it is not that pretty. the temperatures in the middle 70's. then we dry out next
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the temperatures rebounding to the middle to the upper 70's. michelle: thank you, steve. up next, you are bound to be impressed with the prestigious scholarship for a local student. the rigorous competition and how a stafford high student came out on top in the "spotlight on e
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school senior become the only student to receive competitive four-year school scholarship. she has become a thomas jefferson scholar. >> the pictures here. kellye: the presentation is one of the final projects senior -- this senior will do. kellye: with leadership positions in the national honor society, debate and golf team, 4. o, he has accomplished that goal. >> every year he is one of the top students in the class. model student. dependable, on time. >> the 18-year-old hopes to do the same at the university of virginia. he will attend the school with the assistance of the $150,000 jefferson scholarship.
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gig. >> the selection process was rigorous. 2,000 students were nominated reduced to 12 o who spent four days competing. >> good to see a classmate that received that after working so hard. >> i see it as a steppingstone . >> he dreams of returning to capitol hill as a member of congress. but until then he will take comfort in the title of jefferson scholar. in stafford, kellye lynn, abc7 news. larry: right now at 5:00, sentencing day for a teenager that set a trap. and "7 on your side" reveals the outrageous markup for the simplest emergencies. >> bryce paying a hefty price. the fans
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suspension. announcer: now "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. >> right now side is on the storm watch with a chance of storms this evening. chief meteorologist doug hill is in the stormwatch7 weather center. so is it on the decrease? doug: there are some we are tracking. this could get on the nasty side. this was pushed north. we were in clouds most of the day. but sunshine for the window. this is too late to fire anything up. the showers and the storms, a cluster that will move east. we will keep an eye on it in case there are earmarks of anything severe. it's a garden variety thunderstorm. possibilities early this everything and clearing with the fog by morning. warmup coming your way in a few minutes. larry: thank
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>> stay connected 24 hours a day from wjla.com. or the facebook or twitter feed or downloading the stormwatch7 app. alison: breaking news from chantilly. a woman was grazed by a bullet at the shopping center. she will be okay but they don't know how she was shot. they are looking for suspects in this. we have a crew on the way to the scene. we will get you information when it comes in the newsroom. larry: new developments in a murder of a teenager who flashed a gang sign as a joke and ended up stabbed 153 times. kevin lewis is live outside the police headquarters in gaithersburg. with the latest. kevin? kevin: this conveyed the brutality of the ms-13 syndicate. a girl was sentenced for her role in the senseless killing last summer. >> the viciousness speaks

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