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right now extreme cold and a bitter start to the weekend. it feels like single digits. it's getting dangerously frigid. >> team 44 is trabing some of the coldest we have seen all winter. a final good-bye for a mother and her daughter. the field is smaller, but the fight is only getting bigger. the controversy already getting a lot of attention. good morning, everyone. i'm angie goff. >> welcome to news 4 on this saturday. storm team 4 weather alert for a good reason. >> ye
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we had the snow. now we are dealing with all the wind. >> the wind has been increasing in the last couple of hours. can you see my face right now? i guess you can. i thought the wind blew my face off coming in. we have wind gusting 25 to 35 miles per hour. and passing snow squalls that put down a quick coating of snow. it is continuing to stream in off lake erie. right at the beltway where 270 meets. another one here in the gray and white that is streaming down out of frederick, northern montgomery county. and passing light to moderate snow squalls in the panhandle of west virginia. we'll have the passing snow squalls coming on through. the streets in northwest washington, brief dusting overnight. weather headlines for this saturday. wind gusts to 50
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windchills will be near zero throughout much of the day. and turning bitterly cold by this time saturday morning. a look at all that and our next chance for snow in a few minutes. happening today, a prince george's county mom and daughter allegedly gunned down by the little girl's father will be laid to rest. funeral services held at arc of safety christian church. they were shot multiple times last week outside their townhome. police say darren bondswell johnson, chloe's father, has confessed. he was angry over $600 in monthly child support he was ordered to pay. 6:02. now to a developing story. the u.s. is deploying more patriot missiles in
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they prepare to begin talks on deploying a more sophisticated missile defense system in south korea. we are always ready to defend against an attack from the north. >> dominion virginia power says it is responsible for the oil spill that caused the sheen on the potomac river. incident was first spotted last week. all oil samples came from a 13,000 gallon spill at the dominion transformer system in crystal city. it stretched from reagan international airport to the wilson bridge. no word what action if any will be taken against dominion. it is happening today. family and friends will will gather to remember two girls shot to death at an arizona high school. a vigil will be held
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been identified by family hugh. police now say 14 children were abused. a source told news 4, carraway had a is sexual abuse charge when he was a teenager. nothing came up when they ran his background check in 2014. they filed a lawsuit on wednesday and says he expects more victims to come forward.
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better screening for people who work at the building. >> they expressed their extreme shock and deepest sorrow. >> now to decision 2016. it is the smallest field of gop candidates. yet trump and cruz join ben bush, john kasich in south carolina tonight. jim gilmore sus is suspended his long-shot campaign on friday. >> things are getting personal and nasty in south carolina. donald trump revisited an old idea to launch a brand-new attack against senator ted cruz. trump announced on twitter he may sue cruz because he said cruz is not a natural-born citizen and skpbt be president. also accusing him of cheating in
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the negative ads that cruz is spreading against him. >> there is more than a little irony in donald accusing anyone of being nasty giving the amazing torrent of insults, obscenities and vulgarities that come out of his mouth. >> trump with a 17-point lead over cruz in south carolina. coming up tomorrow on "meet the press", chuck todd has it all covered. he will talk to donald trump, marco rubio, and governor john kasich about their debate performances and what's next in the campaign for them. >> former democratic candidate martin o'malley has been jamming out. he found his way after dropping his bid for the white house. the former maryland governor and former presidential candidate will perform
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rock band in baltimore march 13th. this will be the first since he suspended his presidential campaign last week. he sings and plays acoustic guitar. >> drop out and rock out. >> i like that. the incredible story of a survival. this is unbelievable video. a car coming right at this woman on the highway. we have the story behind it. well, it is the kind of cold you can feel the moment you step outside. we have to live through the bitter temperatures and how much more snow you can expect in the week ahead.
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well, we want to warn you you may find this next video uncomfortable to watch. a woman is recovering this morning after being hit by a car on a highway in
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take a closer look here. she was involved in a minor accident on monday and was getting out of the car to talk to the other driver when that happened, another car just came and slammed into her right there. a man who had pulled over to help the woman caught the whole thing on camera. she was taken to the hospital and she is expected to be okay. that's amazing. >> incredible video there. right now, over a dozen more bodies pulled out of the rubble of a collapsed building in southern taiwan. the death toll now 113. officials say that will will likely rise because 41 people are still missing and believed to be trapped their the rubble of collapsed buildings. there are three opportunities to help stuff the bus and feed those in need. buses will be located at giant supermarkets in an on detail and shopper's forrest. donations accepted from 9:30 to
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4:30 today. they are helping to restock the shelves at food pantries, which are running low. a glimpse into the history of prince william county. the last remaining all african-american school is opening to the public to mark black history month. it operated from 1885 to 1926 and served grades one through six. >> everything we have inside the school is all reproduction you can touch it, experience it. so you can come and sit down at the secondhand desks or the secondhand benches and really see what it is like to use materials that these children would have learned if they came here to the school. >> you can check it out for yourself. the lucasville school house. it's open today from 11:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. >> i love the
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they don't use those anymore. >> no, they don't. smartboards now. it is a hat, gloves, scarf and thick winter coat morning out there. some of the most brutal weather we have seen all winter long. a teen ad you can't predict the market. but through good times and bad... ...at t. rowe price... ...we've helped our investors stay confident for over 75 years. call us or your advisor. t. rowe price. invest with confidence.
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tried to stab him thursday night. and the suspect admitted it was part of a gang initiation. he was walking through quincy park near arlington central library when he was approached by another teen who had a knife. the victim was able to fight back. some residents say they're surprised it happened in the park. >> i wouldn't be surprised at all. it is kind of secluded. a lot of traffic going on. >> it is near a baseball field. it is the same field used by washington lee high school. we have new information in that horrific machete attack in ohio. something found in the registration in turn triggered an fbi alert. police have not said what that information is
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terrorism task force to get involved. the suspect pulled out a machete and went on a rampage. police killed the man five blocks from the scene. they still don't know why he did it. >> 6:16 is your time on this saturday morning. tom kierein, you have been inside at least 20 minutes now. are you feeling your face yet? i think i can feel my face. >> i ran inside. i broke out for the first time this season the earmuffs. they're as big as your face. >> you need the face mask. >> and mittens. you can't text with mittens. what will be the worst of it? >> the winds. the strongest winds will be between 8:00 through noon
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to around 50 miles per hour. those winds picking up more evaporating off lake erie producing snow squall. this is a video i shot this morning. this was in the parking lot at home depot off shady grove road at 4:30 this morning. >> this changes from one place to another. >> it was howling. it put down a quick half inch on all the untreated pavement and all of 270 was completely covered in this snow. and it was really coming down hard. storm team 4 radar is is showing a few more of these scattered snow squalls. you can see the long streamers off lake erie, coming all the way into washington county, panhandle of west virginia. right from haar per's ferry, southern
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near whiteout there. just scattered flurry. patches of gray moving into southeast washington, central prince george's county. they put down a quick dusting. temperatures right now are sold. down to 20 degrees in montgomery. most of the region in the teens to 20s. mid-20s around chesapeake bay. look at our windchill. windchill prince george's county 4 degrees. reagan national, 7. that's what it feels like with the
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this wind advisory is in effect all of these in northern virginia, the district, and most of maryland for gusts to around 50 miles per hour. so frostbite will be a real risk. head, hands, feet at risk. loose fitting layers and wool and fleece warmest. just stay inside and watch nbc 4. look at that flag at union station. it is really whipping there. a few flurries. low to mid-20s. strong winds will diminish by 6:00 p.m. down into the teens. by dawn, near 10 degrees. a valentine's day. i wish i had a warmer forecast for you. low to mid 20s. increasing clouds. accumulating monday. change to go sleet. all r
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morning. some rain. tuesday afternoon, maybe near 50 degrees after the rain ends. it gets chillier a after that. a few flurries wednesday morning. so a lot going on here the next several days, guys. it's winter. >> that's right. that's for sure. it was probably the most expensive nap of his life. why a passenger ended up paying big time while taking an uber ride >> some of the most common materials that kids play on. the new action being taken as the safety of
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red line every 6 to 20 minutes. blue line, every 20 minutes. silver line, an alert there. trains running 10 minutes. yellow line, 10 between huntington and airport. green line buses replace trains between gallery place and navy yard. as far as the roads go, cupid's undie run from 1:00 to 3:00. this is all west of the white house. i street, h street, pennsylvania avenue, g street between 17th is and 19th.
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year parade in chinatown runs from 1:30 to 5:00 as far as the closures go. h street from 6:00 to 9:00. see you monday morning for news 4 today. thanks, melissa. i can't believe they're still doing that undie run. >> brave souls. a local man says he got into uber the other night for a one-mile trip. >> so when he woke up he was shocked at how long the actual journey was. news 4's mark sea graves has the story you will see only on news 4. >> i felt kind of like violated to be honest. not to be dramatic but it was like -- i was asleep for two hours. >> he summoned an uber car at 2:00 in the morning on 7th street nest e in the shaw neighborhood. he was headed home, about a mile away. he admits he didn't enter his
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he told the driver his address and then he fell asleep. >> i was asleep. granted, my fault. but i was asleep two hours. >> according to his receipt he picked him up, brief into bethesda, around the beltway, prince george's county, back into the district. 2:06, 71 miles, and $171 later he was home. >> honestly, it makes me feel uneasy. because it's like what were you doing? you could have been taking pictures of me, had other people in the car, stopping other places. i literally don't know what you were doing. that makes me feel a little uncomfortable. >> an official with uber declined to specifically address this incident in a written statement saying, uber expects riders and drivers alike to have a shared standard for respect, account account and common
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all his money. as for whether he fell asleep or passed out because he had been drinki drinking. >> everybody is going to see this and say you were drunk. >> no. i was the designated friend. >> a spokesperson did not talk about what they do if the passenger falls a sheep. new studies are being launched. three federal agencies, including the epa, announced a new research plan that will look at the chemicals in the rubber on field
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>> why not pause, use alternatives until this gets figured out. our chiropractor are certainly worth it. 6:27. it's cold out. the wind isn't making it feel any better. grab the coat. it will be an extremely cold weekend. how cold it feels in your neighborhood and more snow headed your way. >> how much of the east coast is feeling the freeze and warning neighbors to take extra precautions with this freezing weather. >> a d.c. family holding out hope. a woman has not
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6:30 is your time. funeral services for a prince gorgeous county mom and her daughter. she and her2-year-old daughter killed outside their fort washington home. chloe's father confessed to the murders. a teenager says he was attacked with a knife as part of a gang initiation. this was near arlington central
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teenager who had a knife. the victim was able to fight back. the gop candidates square off again tonight. the smaller group of contenders will debate in greenville, south carolina. former virginia governor the latest to suspend his campaign this week behind car lee fiorina and chris christie. >> the windchills making it feel even colder out there setting up some of the most brutal weather we have seen all winter. >> we are getting you ready so you can dress warmly and plan ahead all weekend along on this bitter cold start morning. we welcome you back to news 4 today. that arctic air has charged its way into our area. what are you thinking, tom? >> later this morning we'll get even stronger winds. overnight winds gusting to 30
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per hour. that is ushering in colder air from the north pole all the way down to our part of the nation. this morning it's picking up moisture off lake erie and producing some scattered snow squalls this morning. the areas you see moving on the storm team 4 radar in white. northern montgomery, right along frederick county line, washington county. very heavy snow stretches to the west of hagerstown, coming into montgomery county right now from darns town to gaithersburg. snowing hard along route 28, sugarloaf. they are getting it heavy now. that one snow squall should make it into washington the next half hour or so. packs river, 37-mile-per-hour wind gusts. temperatures right now generally around 20
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windchills down to single digits to near 0. a look at our snow chances and when they finally die down in a few minutes. the coldest air of the season is hitting the northeast. the mayor is urging people to take extreme precautions to stay warm. windchills pairly making the teens. the bitter cold will will hold on for at least a few days. temperatures will start to rise monday. >> as the temperatures continue to drop, nbc 4 working for you to help the homeless in our community. go to the nbc washington app for information if you see someone you think needs help. you will see links to organizations working to end homelessness. and groups looking for volunteers and donatio.
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homelessness. happening today, a vigil for a federal worker who disappeared seven years ago. pamela butler was last seen going into her home on fourth street but no one ever saw her leave. no one has ever been charged either. family and friends will gather for a prayer vigil at 4:00. the show runs until tomorrow. president obama introduced a new executive order for businesses selling guns. businesses have to obtain a license and carry out background checks on the buyers. this morning police are still looking for three pacificed men who stormed into a barbershop. they shot and injured a toddler sleeping on his father's lap, waiting to get his air cut. they were rushed to the hospital and are expected
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the shooting was not a random act. they took off in a white suv. bundle up in lots of layers. hundreds of volunteers will head to arlington national cemetery. organizers hope to remove 200,000 wreaths today. the event was scheduled for last month. it was postponed pause of, yeah, that blizzard manipulate so it kicks off this morning at 8:30. there are growing safety concerns after recent attacks on metro. take a look at video of one of those attacks. a were man on his way to work was assaulted by a group of teenagers. metro is now considering several ideas to make you feel safe, including changing the lighting. it includes more officers at key stations and encouraging those
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an international health concern. what is being done to help the zika virus. the pontiff spending a five-day tour of you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already.
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u.s. health officials say it is now looking more likely that the zee is qaa virus can be transmitted by having sex. it may move to parts of the body where drugs cannot affect it. zika only lives in a person's blood stream for a week to 10 days. researchers detected it in men's semen nearly two months after the infection. it can implant itself in parts of the body that are shielded from the immune system. it may be harder to fight
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and could extend how long to be passed on. the international olympic committee has changed its policy to adapt to social and legal attitudes towards transgender people. it says athletes should be allowed to compete without having to undergo sex reassignment surgery. athletes who transitioned from male to female were required to have reassignment surgery and hormone therapy for two years before being able to compete. they said they are recommendations not rules or regulations. ♪ >> you can hear the m a ariachi
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the vatican says the trip will focus on violence and immigration issues. security has been ramped up for his visit. it is a bundle up day and a storm team 4 weather alert day. we're watching how cold it's getting and the signs you need to watch out for to stay safe in what are some bitter temperatures. >> keeping your valentine's gift fresh n
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the "today" show up next on nbc 4. let's see what they have coming up erica hill and craig melvin. >> i like what you did there with the red. that's very nice. that's cute. nothing says valentine's day like red. >> are you wearing your red tomorrow? >> i feel i have to. >> we're going to work on that for you guys tomorrow. coming up on this saturday morning on "today", as you guys know, this is a day where it's probably good to stay inside. starting in the midwest, affecting 65 million people across the country. dylan has everything we need to know, including when it may leave. the surf is up. four stories high, in fact. some of the surfers crushing these giant waves out west. four women
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to mars some day soon. part of the newest group of newly minted astronauts. we get to spend the day with them in aspen. a hilarious conversation with ben stiller and owen wilson as zoolander 2 hits this weekend. >> how do you know if you're really in love? that's when we get started on a saturday morning here on "today". >> can you just pluck a flower or something. >> the flowers we keep alive. >> he's a sensitive one, guys. maryland senate president is calling for civil isity after many democrats began getting vicious hate mail. the democrats override a veto
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he told governor larry hogan to stop having his supporters single out the senators. they lost their jobs but are now being rein stated. there are calls for the mount st. mary's president. a change of heart at a faculty meeting just yesterday. they were fired monday after new man's plan to weed out underperforming freshman. he was quoted in the student newspaper saying struggling students were bunnies who needed to be drowned. he was tenured and told a higher education publication that he does not intend to return unless newman steps down. many of you are talking about a bill that would ban smoking in cars with children. the legislation now moves to the senate where a vote is expected next week. under the
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smoking with children under the age of 8 in the car. police would not be able to pull you over just for smoking, though. they could give you a ticket if you have been stopped for something else like speeding. you may soon be able to take a commercial flight to cuba. officials say the u.s. and cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic. it will be the first time in five decades. the agreement will allow usair lines to bid on routes for dozens of flights per day. you can only take a charter flight to cuba. no word when the flights will actually start. whale bones may have been found in the luggage of a passenger who flew into national airport from iceland. the bones were found on sunday. the importation of some bones is restricted. customs officials kept the bones to determine their origin. if the bones
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endangered species they will be returned. a teenager under arrest after a hack attack on cia director john brennan. he is british and 16 years old. police in the united kingdom arrested him tuesday on various computer crime charges. he bluffed his way into his personal aol e-mail account hrafplt fall and posted some of the e-mails online. he is accused of getting a look at some account information from homeland security secretary johnson is. >> is a judge hands down a 17-year sentence. according to the u.s. attorneys office, he is now 18 participated in the severe beating of a "washington post" deliveryman. days later he attacked a food delivery man he called to his home. he was found guilty on 15 charges in november. it is the busiest time of year for
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concern about the roses and other flower arrangements. >> i headed to ana florist to see how one local florist is keeping your valentine's day delivery fresh not frozen. >> inside this vienna florist, love live messages typed up and nestled among flowers. cupid apes helpers on overtime here. >> three to four times our normal staff. >> it is like the super bowl. chaos is what i like to call it. all to brighten someone else's day. for all that goes into the arrangements, each
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no two quite the same. there is a science to he keeping them fresh. especially with this weekend's bitter cold. these sent to a news 4 colleague. arrived shriveled. >> they do freeze. if you don't want to be out in a bathing suit, they don't want to be out either. >> the local staff at karen's work to go prevent that. not only wrapping them in plastic coates but also keeping them in climate-controlled holdings until they are ready to ship out. even then, they will avoid leaving them alone on a porch. >> we try to find the recipient at home. if we don't, we will find a neighbor. we will arrange a delivery time with them. >> we want to make sure she doesn't take any trips when we go over the bumps.
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>> when all else fails, just send chocolate. we will be fine. so today we are talking about the wind. that is the big story. >> we are getting the first light of day. this was right off shady grove road. it is snowing right now about that same rate. washington county all the way to the beltway. there's one long stream, a snow squall, putting down a ck
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surfaces. storm team 4 tower camera. looking off to the west. right in to northwest washington. temperatures right now are down to the teens to just near 20 degrees nearby suburbs and right in washington. low to mid-20s. most locations in the teens. look at maryland. that's not the windchill. that's the temperature. it is one above zero now in oakland, maryland. it feels like one above swraoer is row in martinsburg, haguers towns. seven degrees at the observation and right around the bay too. wind advisory until 6:00 p.m.
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gusts to 50 possible, downed power lines and a few tree limbs coming down. a risk of frostbite as well. head, hands, feet most at risk. take warm breaks. just stay inside. it settles town. winds 15 to 20 miles per hour by 6:00 p.m. by 10:00, going calm. valentine's day, mid 20s. we could pick up two owe three inches change to go sleet, then rain monday. 50 degrees tuesday afternoon. that a
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weekend. maybe a few flurries wednesday morning. dry after that toward the end of the coming week. let's the way it looks guys. >> thanks. 6:53. 4 things for you to know. start with funeral services planned for this morning for a palestinians george's county mom and her daughter, la shonn take davis and daughter chloe killed outside their fort washington home. a teenager was attacked with a knife as part of a gang initiation. he was walking near the arlington central library when he was approached by another teen with a knife. the victim was able to fight back. dominian virginia power said it was to plame for the oil sheen on the coast last week. all oil samples came from a 13,000 gallon spill at the transformer station in crystal city. no word yet what if any the epa will take against dominion.
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candidates will square off again tonight. the smaller group will debate in greenville, south carolina. jim gilmore suspended his campaign on friday. why some runners are actually taking off layers today
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i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of gun violence. and like many of you, my family lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings. let's show the nra we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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today most of you will be bundled up. others, not so much. hundreds will take part in the undie run today. runners take part in a brief one mile run in downtown d.c. there is not going to be anything brief about that. the annual event raises money for the children's tumor foundation. >> it's a great cause, but, boy, that is so cold. >> to be young again. >> young and frozen. >> exactly. so that's going to do it for news 4 today. back in 25 minutes with another local news update. >> and back at 9:00 with a full hour of your
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good morning. life threatening cold. polar vortex delivering bone-chilling temperatures from minnesota to the northeast. record setting cold pushing the mercury to near zero in the big apple. warnings everywhere to stay inside. >> you should take this weather very, very seriously. >> how long will it last? dylan is tracking it all. southern discomfort. the republican candidates gearing up for another debate tonight. the field getting smaller as the stakes grow larger. will donald trump follow through on his suit to sue ted cruz? can marco rubio comeback? can

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