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we're following two breaking news stories at this hour. i'm barbara harrison with the latest on a student stabbed while walking to school in the district. >> and we have a crew on the way to a fire at joint base left three firefighters injured this morning. and we have politics covered today. i'm pat lawson, donald trump describes the move as weak and desperate. and i'm lauryn ricketts, a beautiful morning out there. but temperatures are going to change as we head into this week. we also have rain chances. everything you need to know when you step out the door coming up. news 4 midday starts now.
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we begin with breaking news right outside wilson high school. news 4's mark segraves is there. >> reporter: we can tell you just after 9:00 this morning a student walked into the doors here near tenleytown suffering from a stab wound. police were called, fire and ambulance have responded. he's now at a local hospital stable. but we can tell you police are now in this neighborhood searching for the suspect. they say the student had parked his car a few blocks away from school and was walking here. they believe the motive was robbery. this is not the first time a student going to wilson high school has been robbed at knife point. the same thing happened just last week to an 11th grade girl who was walking home after school and almost the exact same location. she was also robbed at knife point, but she was not hurt. again, this student a senior here. we're told he's an athlete who was recently accepted to the university of north carolina. again, he is in the hospital.
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he's in stable condition suffering with a knife wound. that's the very latest. we'll keep you updated on this developing story. reporting live from wilson high, mark segraves, news 4. here at the live desk with another developing story, the one pat mentioned. d.c. fire and ems right now responding here to this fire. at joint base anacostia bolling. we're told three firefighters were hurt putting that fire out. they are being treated at the scene. we're working on getting a damage report and also find out how this fire started. news 4's megan fitzgerald on the way to the scene. stay with news 4 for more on this developing story, barbara. thank you, angie. now to montgomery county. a young man is dead and police are trying to figure out why. officers say the 18-year-old died after some kind of fight at center way park overnight. this
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nearby. >> reporter: police have been walking the park over the past few minutes here looking intently at the ground looking for something. now, holy cross germantown hospital called police after a man showed up there last night wounded and dying. a man murdered in gaithersburg where during the day children play. across the playground discarded crime scene tape. this man grew up around here. >> it's definitely concerning because whenever we come i might bring my nephews to play. >> reporter: but police say the victim knew the person or persons who killed him and he came to meet them at the park last night. police are looking at a wooden stake on the ground. >> investigators have told me there's no indication that there's any
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in montgomery village or for the people who use this park when it's open. >> even if they did know each other didn't matter something like that shouldn't be happening in a park. >> reporter: tips can be made anonymo anonymously. there is a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest. and so far at this point police have not identified that 18-year-old man who was killed. back to you. >> thank you. neighbors want answers about a suspicious death in fairfax county. 21-year-old hosung lee was found dead at his town home in cent centerville. police say a family member found him unconscious yesterday afternoon. investigators say he suffered trauma to his upper body. a neighbor tells us the victim is a student at george mason university and lived with his sister and parents. police spent much of the night talking with neighbors and looking for evidence. >> it's still early on in the investigation right now. our detectives are trying to piece together the eventsh
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>> a car has been towed from the scene. fairfax police say if you have any information you should give them a call. just in, the city of cleveland reaches a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of tamir rice. an order that was filed in court says the city will pay $3 million this year and $3 million next year to the family of the 12-year-old. rice's death sparked protest around the country after video showed a white officer shooting tamir as he played with his pellet gun. the officers allege they acted recklessly when they confronted rice in 2014. barbara. starting today in an effort to curb violence, students at two different high schools will be dismissed at different times all because of fights between students at the dunbar and technical educational campus. d.c. public
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have been happening at metro stations when schools let out. now there will be a 20-minute time difference in dismissals which should mean fewer students heading to the metro at the same time. and right now d.c. leaders are breaking ground on a new pro soccer stadium. d.c. united is leaving rfk stadium for the new facility at buzzard point. these are artist renderings of what it will look like once it's all done. the new facility won't be far from nats park. and the project is expected to cost around $300, 000 million. expected to be opened by fall of 2018. we have plenty of sunshine. my goodness, what a gorgeous monday. unfortunately things are going to change just a little bit this week. temperatures out there right now it was a chilly start out there this morning, but now we have come up into the 60s, cull
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pepper, fredericksburg already at the 70 degree mark. we will see temperatures rise to around 80 degrees out there today. i do believe we'll have a few more clouds push in as we continue through the day. but we'll be mild. there's only a very, very slight chance of maybe an isolated shower. and that looks to be south of the area. we're going to stay warm tomorrow as well, but we've got some thunderstorms and even have some rain to deal with on wednesday. we're going to show you that whole seven-day coming up. this could impact especially if you've got any travel plans the rain could definitely impact your week ahead. stay tuned. we'll time it out for you coming up. president obama is about to board air force one coming home to the u.s. after soefeveral da abroad. this morning the president announced another 250 u.s. troops are headed to syria to help fight isis. >> a small number of american special operations forces are already on the ground in syria. and their expertise has been critical as local forces have
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>> u.s. troops will help the local military there. last week we found out 200 more military personnel will be deployed to fight isis in iraq. they're getting closer to normal life in brussels. the subway station where 16 people were killed last month reopened today. however, you can see the major security, lots of soldiers standing guard right now. more than 30 people died when isis bombed the brussels subway and the airport last month. to presidential politics now. ohio governor john kasich and senator ted cruz are officially teaming up against donald trump. the republican hopefuls made the announcement overnight. they'll back off each other in certain primaries in order to let the stronger challenger take on trump one-on-one. trump dismissed the development tweeting it was a desperate attempt to stop him and one that's coming way too late in the race, he said. trump meanwhile holds a big lead am
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going into tomorrow's primary in pennsylvania. take a look at the numbers from the new nbc news/"the wall street journal"/marist poll. 45% for trump compare to 27 for cruz and 24 for kasich. trump loses in a potential matchup against democratic front-runner hillary clinton 54 to 39. that would be sunday's poll has a margin of error of nearly two percentage points. and mark murray, senior political editor for nbc news joins us now with more on tomorrow's primaries and the new team effort against trump. so what do you think about that? explain what it is they have in mind. can they take themselves out of a primary? >> so here are the parameters of the deal. we're either calling alliance or truce between john kasich and ted cruz. they're promising john kasich will not campaign in indiana, allowing ted cruz to be able to go mono y mono with donald trump in that state. and what kasich gets out of it is cruz promised he
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campaign in oregon and new mexico. but this doesn't necessarily mean that they're telling their people to vote for, you know -- that kasich is telling his voters to say, hey, be sure to vote for ted cruz. they're not saying that. >> and they can't take their names off the ballot. >> they can't. and they're trying to do the best they can. but the recognition donald trump is leading, and, barbara, he's leading in indiana right now three consecutive polls donald trump up. and donald trump wins there it's game over. >> let's take a listen at trump's response to being a target. he says that the pair is desperate. anything else he can do to fight what their plan is? >> well, we're going to see him speak on this three times today. he has three campaign events, barbara, across the country. what he's going to end up saying and this will go into his message that this is more proof that the game is rigged. everyone now is colluding to go against him and play into this message that the establishment doesn't want donald trump. this is the same message he's been riding to success so far. >> certainly has been. could this have been backfire for cruz and kasich? >> it could backfire because, again, not all these
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vote for donald trump. and also, barbara, we've already had voters who already voted in indiana. 4% according to one poll 60,000 absentee ballots have already been cast. they've been voting since april 5th. when you add all this stuff up it still might be very difficult for ted cruz to be able to win in indiana. >> now, where are the primaries and which states should we be watching? >> indiana is may 3rd. the states we're going to be watching here and maryland of course this area has a big primary. pennsylvania another big battleground. rhode island, delaware and connecticut. >> well, a lot going on. >> big night tomorrow. >> and of course maryland for all of us around here will be one that we will be closely watching. on the democratic side now, bernie sanders repeated that he is in the race to stay. but she's got an insurmountable lead over him right now. what do you think? >> the math is against sanders. he's going to have to win every remaining contest by about 20 r
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for him we've seen bernie sanders starting to almost have the exit interview in saying, well, here's what my supporters would want if hillary clinton becomes the nominee. but strikingly he's still attacking hillary clinton on the campaign trail. >> and that's something she doesn't want to hear -- or doesn't need. thanks. good to see you again. you can keep rocking the red. the caps are still alive in playoffs. they play the pittsburgh penguins next. right now we're waiting to get the schedule. we'll give you the date and time of the games as soon as we get it. the nats don't play until tomorrow, but they could use a day off after playing the longest game of the season so far this year. not only that the nats won. if you missed a dramatic ninth inning comeback, then the dramatic 15th inning comeback it was simply wow. then the nats hit a walkoff home run against the twins. the phillies come to town tomorrow. a
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game? the ice hockey game. the game that won them -- what am i trying to say, pat? >> you're talking about the caps. >> yes. i was getting them mixed up, but i watched that. that was really quite a game, wasn't it? >> yes. so you're walking the red too. >> i'm walking the red even if i can't remember their names. >> okay. well, $5 million richer the lucky move by the virginia resident. plus, a new concern over the use of a powerful painkiller as
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new developments in an execution style murder in ohio. authorities say the murder of eight family members was well planned out with the victims targeted in their sleep. a widespread manhunt is still underway to find whoever's responsible for the piketon killings. there is concern other family members may be targeted. >> i've specifically told the family that i would be armed. and i would use what extent they have to to protect themselves and their family. >> officials say marijuana growing operations were found in three of the four crime scenes. but it's not known how that played into the murders. three children survived the attacks. protests gatherings and vigils all happening to reme
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freddie gray. he died a year ago last tuesday on this date april 25th last year. the protest and the unrest began in the city. there was a big march yesterday to remember those protests and to honor gray and his family. activists say they also wanted to think about everything that's happened in the past year. >> if it weren't for the uprising, we would have had the same police chief. but because of the uprising things that we've tried to in fact sweep under the rug are in full display and going to have to be addressed. >> today some of those groups are coming together with a rally outside of city hall. there's also an interfaith prayer service scheduled for tonight. did bullying and harassment lead to a young firefighter's suicide? the fairfax county fire department is now investigating after online allegations surfaced after the death of 31-year-old nicole mittendorff. fire chief says the department is looking into this matter. he also says the department will not tolerate any kind of
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mittendorff was found thursday in a remote area of shenandoah national park. well, we've heard a lot about the country's heroin epidemic, but now federal officials are expressing alarm about a growing number of overdoses and deaths from a different opioid drug. nbc's blake mccoy has more on the powerful painkiller called fentanyl. >> he was the jokester. >> reporter: evan was just 19 years old when his parents walked into his room in grand forks, north dakota, and found him lying facedown on his bed. >> i had turned him over, he was already stiff. and his eyes were open. it will be something i'll never get out of my head. >> reporter: evan's parents knew their son had been abusing marijuana and pain pills, but it was something else that killed evan in july of 2014. >> i have never heard of the drug before until they told us w
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came. >> reporter: this is fentanyl, 50 times more powerful than heroin, cheaper to make, deadly and now more in demand. it's become the focus of nationwide alerts from the cdc and dea. intended for a hospital setting to treat pain, increasingly being produced on the black market. just this year the cdc declared ohio to be ground zero for fentanyl overdoses. the problem here in cincinnati's hamilton county is so bad overdose deaths now outnumber car accident deaths and murders combined. last year the county reported 238 fentanyl related deaths, a 153% increase from the year before. newtown, ohio police chief is leading a drug task force to combat the sudden rise. >> often the drug dealers are one step ahead. and we got to try to catch up a little bit. >> reporter: his detectives are finding fentanyl laced in heroin
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once hooked users are seeking it on its own. >> here's the thing about drug dealers that's unfortunate, they're very good at knowing their customer and very good at marketing. >> reporter: in chicago a recent spike in fentanyl overdoses has prompted a health warning. >> it's a time bomb. totally dangerous. patients really are playing with death if they're using it out of the hospital setting. >> reporter: a fact evan's parn parents know all too well. >> it is the very worst thing that a parent can ever go through. you're not supposed to bury your children. >> reporter: blake mccoy, nbc news. turning to the weather, things are certainly warming up out there this morning. here's a look at current temperatures across the area. lauryn will tell us how the rest of the week looks. plus, caught on camera, the earth opening at a busy intersection. we'll be right back.
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so untrue. so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down." the obama white house called the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election? going to show you some amazing video taken by a security camera in eastern china. check this out. a giant six-foot deep sinkhole just opens up in the middle of the road. police saw a problem and they closed that spot off before the sinkhole actually happened -- opened literally. people are running into the streets, traffic all jammed, it
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terrifying scene. >> look at that. well, a man from northern virginia will be $5 million richer in just a few hours. that's because he scratched a $5 million lottery ticket. the virginia lottery will give him his prize this afternoon. at this point all we know about the winner is that it's a man from vienna. >> and maybe he's watching. [ laughter ] >> i'd probably keep that a secret too. then you have people calling you and e-mailing you and texting you. >> congratulations. >> absolutely. >> we're all lucky with the weather today. >> indeed. it's gorgeous outside right now. it wasn't too bad of a weekend. yeah, we had some rain on saturday morning that hung around way too late into the day, but we did get some clearing. and it turned out to be not a bad weekend whatsoever. now, this week completely opposite from what we dealt with last week. we are going to have some rain chances. we are heating up and cooling things down. yeah, it's going to be a warm one out there today. keep your fingers crossed right now saturday looks dry. looks like we can keep that going.
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to be dry because i want saturday to be dry. a lot of things going on as we get into this next month. current temperatures out there. you can see those temperatures already nearing 70 degrees. in some spots they are in the shenandoah valley, culpepper, i do believe we'll have a little more cloud cover filling in during the afternoon, but we're going to remain dry. and then by the time we get into tomorrow things change. yeah, we have chances of rain not only tomorrow, small chance on wednesday, better chance on thursday and then some more on friday. as i said we're keeping saturday dry at this moment. let's go ahead and time it out for you. we're going to have a frontal system come through. there's a very slight chance of isolated shower this afternoon. again, highly isolated. a few sprinkles, that's about all you're going to get. then as we continue into your tuesday we'll start with sunshine. we don't want too much because that's only going to up our instability for showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon as that frontal system edges closer to us. what's going to happen that frontal system is going to hang
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so we got to keep unsettled weather unfortunately for wednesday. so showers and thunderstorms tomorrow, and then cloudy and rain showers through the day on wednesday. and then another system comes through on thursday. but again, we're keeping those showers around pretty much all this week. we're going to show you the seven-day coming up how we fair when we get into the end of the weekend that's coming up in a few minutes. thank you, lauryn. i know you've noticed gas is getting more expensive. right now the national average for a gallon of regular is $2.18. that's up 8 cents in the last couple of weeks. gas here in the washington region has increased three cents since a week ago to $2.13 a gallon. that's regular. these are still the lowest prices in years though, which nbc's chris clackum says is taking people places. >> reporter: just in time for the summer 2016 vacation season comes word that more americans are going to get away this summer one way or the other. >> orbitz data tells us that 75% of americans say th
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traveling this summer, which is up 7% from summer 2015. >> reporter: and the vast majority of those, four out of five, plan to stay stateside, because it can be so expensive elsewhere, especially europe. >> between memorial day, labor day, tends to be the high season for europe especially if you're going to a lot of these popular cities like london, paris, rome. >> reporter: but snbz's kelly grant wrote this summer's european drivers are more likely to book to portugal, poland or somewhere in scandinavia. >> just some other areas where, you know, you might not have been on your typical summer hit list. >> reporter: vacationing domestically and orbitz survey found chicago, vegas and l.a. the top three destinations this summer. and while flying may be cheaper, the cost of staying goes up. >> hotel rates are up 17% from summer 2015. >> reporter: cheaper still might be gas prices, which aaa predicts will be the lowest
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summers. chris clackum, nbc news. unanswered questions. coming up, the investigation into the death of prince as fans continue to remember his music and his life. i'm in the middle of the race. i'm not going to stop now. >> the virginia movie premiere that may inspire you to put on your running shoes.
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right now at 11:31, police in montgomery county are trying to figure out how a young man died. >> police tell us at least three people were involved in some kind of fight in centreway park overnight. one 18-year-old later died. police say there's no threat to the public. and president obama is on air force one now on his way back to the united states. he just spent several days in the middle east, and then of course in europe. today he announced plans to deploy 250 u.s. troops to syria. right now there is a ground breaking ceremony underway for a brand new pro soccer stadium. d.c. united is leaving rfk stadium for the new facility at buzzard point. the project is expected to cost about $300 million. the 20,000 seat stadium is expected to open by the fall of 2018. this morning there are still a lot of unanswered questions about the death of prince, the
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music icon's body has been cremated. but his final resting place has not been made public at this point. and today even those who are close to prince are searching for answers. here's nbc's joe fryer. >> reporter: private during his life, prince's death is now shrouded in mystery. the autopsy complete, but toxicology tests still pending as questions swirl around what the results will reveal. it will likely take weeks before the medical examiner issues a report on how the superstar died. >> prince lived a very healthy life, a vegan, he certainly had no addictions that we are worried about. >> reporter: close friend spoke with prince just five days before his death. >> well, he said he was doing perfect. we now understand that he was not in the best of health, however perhaps he's in a perfect place now. >> reporter: over the weekend close friends and relatives held a private service at paisley park celebrating the legend's life. musician and prince's one-time
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quiet somber affair with prince's music playing at a low volume. >> you know, you grabbed who you could to hug and cry. we were in disbelief as to, you know, is this real. >> reporter: sheila e says that prince's family would like to have a public celebration of his life featuring band mates and people he's performed with over the years. it's still unclear exactly when that might happen. in the three days following prince's death neilson says more than half a million prince albums were sold along with 2.3 million songs. joe fryer, nbc news, chanhassen, minnesota. protests underway in north carolina over the state's controversial bathroom law. the current law requires transgender people to use the bathroom that matches the gender on their birth certificate. many lgbt groups claim the law is discriminatory. lawmakers will debate making changes in raleigh tonight. well, the white houay
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from the 9/11 investigation. they're known as the 28 pages. and they could detail saudi connections to the 9/11 attackers. the pages are kept in a secure room in the basement of the capitol and are not included in the official 9/11 commission report. the documents may detail what, if any kind of assistance saudi arabia gave to the attackers while they were in the u.s. before 9/11. riding the rails this morning proved a little difficult for a lot of commuters as unscheduled track work and possible bomb threat resulted in metro trains single tracking. this comes on the heels of more federal investigations into the troubled system. our news partners at wtop report that the federal transit administration is taking a look into a fire that happened on saturday in a tunnel near friendship heights. metro says an electrical arcing insulator is likely to blame. as for this morning's problem nothing suspicious h
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tell you about this morning. crf frozen food voluntarily recalling more than a dozen type of vegetable products because of a possible listeria contamination. the recall includes organic brands such as organic by nature and schwan's. by now you probably know those colorful detergent pods can be dangerous if children get ahold of them, but despite the warnings calls to poison control centers going up with these. researchers found an increase in nearly 20% in reports of children putting these brightly colored packets into their mouths. a study out this morning in pediatrics show those incidents had serious and even deadly consequences. >> they put them in their mouth. and as soon as they pop that container, it squirts into the back of their throat and the game is over. >> another new development out this morning, we're learning laundry detergent pods are notably more dangerous than
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detergents. girl, you need some sunsh e sunshine. you know what you should do -- >> a triathlon. >> yeah. >> that's a scene from the new movie "tri" showing tomorrow night at the northern virginia film and music festival. the film's producer and director are with us this morning here in our studio. welcome ted adams and jay jamson. jay, tell us about this movie. >> okay. so the film "tri" is about a woman who is notorious for never finishing anything. and she gets inspired by one of her patients who's a cancer patient to sign up for her first triathlon. so the film follows her journey as she joins a triathlon team, meets the community that surrounds the world of triathlon and pushes herself to try to achieve things she's never achieved before. >> sounds interesting. i understand, ted, you are a two-time ironman finisher and professional triathlonco
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>> is there the point of the movie to inspire to challenge people to do things that they normally wouldn't even think about trying? >> that's exactly right. it's one of the things people know i've done ironman races, but when people are doing triathlons i hope they don't automatically leap to ironman. they start small and build up from there. it's not just triathlons, it's everything. we talk about clean up your garage, whatever it is. any challenge you set for yourself, achieve that goal. >> and, jay, you feature the nation's triathlon here in the movie. why that race? >> yes. that race was important because, one, it's one of the largest triathlons in the united states. and i believe in the world as well. >> uh-huh. >> and it was important to us that the film is very northern virginia centric, very virginia centric, and we wanted something that was iconic. we were able to get shots in this film that no oth
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other film. and that's something that we thought like having that be the culmination, that be the climax of the film was going to be something very powerful. >> and you both have ties to virginia. >> right. >> so you do a lot of filming there. >> yeah. i'm from northern virginia and jay is from richmond, but it's the first race i did as far as being an olympic distance triathlon, plus it's linked to leukemia and lymphoma society and cancer awareness is a big part of our film. one of the things i'll never forget in my first nation triathlon race i saw a woman walking around with a t-shirt said if you think this is tough, try chemotherapy. and in my mind that's really what triggered getting this movie started. going beyond what your current situation is. >> sure. yeah. jay, you had a pretty small budget. was that your biggest challenge? one of your biggest challenges? >> it was a small budget for films by and large and particularly for a film that was this ambitious. but we had a phenomenal crew.
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we had people that came in and made the film look like it was a much bigger budget than what we were working with. so that was something that i'm very happy with and proud with the way things turned out. >> it sounds like it was just a marvelous opportunity as well. >> absolutely. it was really a fantastic project to be happening in virginia. >> ted, what do you want people to take away from "tri"? >> when they finish looking at this movie, especially people looking to do their first triathlon and talk to their families about this is what i'm getting involved with, to hand them the movie or take them to the movie, this is what i'm going to be doing for the next 16 weeks or 18 weeks. we'll grasp what they're going to be getting into. and let people know they can go beyond where they are right now. you know, not just get themselves through some of it but inspire others to take a leap and do something they've never done before. >> all right. ted adams, jay jameison, the movie is "tri," congratulatio
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>> best of luck to you both. >> thank you so much. >> barbara. i like the challenge clean up your garage and get it done. we're watching for rain more than once a week this week. lauryn is back with what you can expect. and this is not just a few minutes of exercise from space. the record breaking run this astronaut is celebrating. .tay with us
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i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue. so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down." the obama white house called the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election?
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across maryland governor holand declared statewide zika awareness week. carried through mosquito bites and can cause serious birth defects. the virus has been traced to a specific kind of mosquito. and local mosquitos are not currently infected with the zika. there are marathon runners and then there are astronauts who run a marathon. british astronaut tim peake ran the london marathon
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international space station. he used his ipad, the entire run only took him just over three hours and 18 minutes. pretty cool. really. great day to get outside and run and do something out there, huh? >> absolutely. before the rain comes. and hopefully that rain will get rid of more of that pollen as well. >> everybody's suffering. >> i know. and they were all suffering last week because we were so dry last week. quite the opposite this week as we're going to have some more rain showers. not today though. today is going to be dry. thank goodness because it's a monday. we don't need rain on a monday. all right. temperatures out there right now 64 in washington. you can already see it's in the low 70s, mid 70s in fredericksburg. we're warming up. we're on our way to right around 80 degrees today especially with all that sunshine we're getting out there. plenty of sunshine as we continue into the day. i do believe maybe a few more clouds by this afternoon. but for the most part we're going to be dry. i think i have an isolated chance of a shower mainly south this afternoon. and it's going to be highly isolated. but by tomorrow we up that nc
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60%. we down it a little bit on wednesday. back up on thursday. and we also have some small rain chances on friday, keeping saturday dry for right now. but tuesday afternoon and then thursday look like the main days to get some rain around here. and as i said look at this, here's 7:30 on monday this afternoon, this evening maybe a few isolated showers. don't be surprised to see a few sprinkles, otherwise partly cloudy overnight. a lot warmer overnight compared to last night and early this morning. we're going to be in the 60s during the overnight. more rain coming our way tomorrow. this is all ahead of a frontal system. could have some strong to maybe severe thunderstorms. that will last through tomorrow night. and then that frontal system will stall out over the area. so we're going to keep unsettled weather on wednesday before it's more rain chances come on thursday and actually into friday. so if you are headed out especially by tomorrow morning increasing clouds, we'll also have chance for thunderstorms and rain by tomorrow afternoon. and then again just a slight chance on wednesday as well as friday. we'll have more rain chances on thursday. look how we
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the 60s once we head into wednesday, guys. all right. amazon and youtube let you do it, now netflix could be thinking about letting you download movies and shows. that way you'd be able to watch them even if you're not connected to the internet. right now you can only stream shows on netflix when asked about possible downloads netflix's ceo said, quote, it's something we should keep an open mind about. >> meanwhile the apple watch celebrated its first anniversary on sunday while apple has never released sales numbers it's estimated the company sells twice as many watches as the iphone in its debut year about 12 million and average price of $500 that makes the apple watch a $6 billion business. that's three times the annual revenue of fitbit. meanwhi meanwhile, sales of prince's music have skyrocketed since the artist's death on thursday. there were 2.3 million song sales in the past three days including nearly 1 million just on thurs
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maxx life in store and online. find brands you love at prices that work as hard as you do. have you ever visit eed queenstown, maryland, with a past dating to 1707 it's worth a trip just to check out the history that lies there. and a goodim
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for the annual maryland house and pilgrimage. joining me to talk about the open house tours that have been going on since 1930 are kathy smith, executive director and kelly glass who owns one of the homes on the tour. welcome to both of you. >> thank you. >> it was great looking at some of the pictures. this has been going on for almost 80 years? >> that is correct. 79. >> 79. kathy, how many different maryland communities are involved in the tour? >> well, this year we have five different counties that are going to be involved in the tour. and each county usually has about 7 to 8 sites. and that can be a home or a garden or both. >> it has to be pretty popular that it's lasted 79 years. how easy has it been to get families to open their homes to let visitors come through? >> well, i will tell you it's getting harder and harder. usually it's people we know and they trust, and it's the same people that come back year after year. and so, you know,
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as interested in the history behind each home. so we've been successful. >> kelly, you have a house -- you live in washington. but you and your husband bought a home in queenstown, and it's called bolling lane. >> yes. >> tell us about it while we look at pictures. >> we decided we needed a place just for family gatherings. and i grew up on the water and really wanted a place where our kids could have the same kind of experience. i'm a history buff, so having the history of the house is really interesting to me. >> the house actually was attacked at one time during the one of the wars, right? >> yes, it was used as headquarters for the local militia in the war in 1812. they came across the lawn, surprised the militia and everybody left and the british completely ransacked the house. >> it looks pretty well taken care of. have you added on to the house? >> we haven't, but a lot
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throughout the years. so there was another -- so one of the owners added a whole extra wing. then a few years later it was more added on. at some point i think in the mid 1800s it was a ferry house hotel, so the ferry passengers would stay in the home then. >> do you stay there when the guests come for the tour? >> we're going to be this time because they're doing the historic reenactment of a lot of the local militia there. so i think my kids are going to absolutely love to watch that. >> they're going to be in costume. >> full costume. i think we've been told they're going to have some tents on the lawn. lots of other stuff. so i think the kids -- everyone will really enjoy it. >> now, kathy, it's not just the houses on the tour. there are some just gardens. can you tell us about that? >> correct. like i said sometimes it's just a garden, sometimes it's a garden and a house. the gardens are extraordinary. something you absolutely want to see. the tickets you can get tickets on our website which is
11:52 am tickets are $30 prior to the tour or they're $35 the day of the tour. >> now, these pictures i know were taken a few weeks ago before all the flowers and trees were out. but it's going to be a beautiful weekend, isn't it? >> we're hopeful. always helps when it's nice and not raining. >> how do people get the tickets, quickly? >> go to our website. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> it sounds like it's going to be a lot of fun and it goes through the end of may every saturday, right? >> there's one weekend where it's saturday and sunday, but every saturday, yes, up until the end of may. >> well, thank you, kathy and kelly, for joining us. >> thank you. >> i think we ought to go nchtsz sounds beautiful. thank you both. need a transje-- meet a transge athlete breaking barriers. it
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essage. just into the live desk, breaking news in the world of sports. getting word that an appeals court rules that patriots quarterback tom brady must serve the four-game suspension in connection with the so-called defla deflategate. this according to court documents released. brady's case was vacated by u.s. district judge back in september. the nfl had suspended brady for four games -- for four regular season games following accusations he knew about footballs being deflated
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once again, tom brady's four-game suspension over the so-called deflategate has been reinstated. back to you. a swimmer from virginia is the first transgender man to compete on an ncaa division 1 team in any sport. and today you'll get to meet him on "ellen." skylar bailor is his name. he talks about the highlights and some of the tougher parts about being born a woman and now swimming with the guys. >> i'm not awful. i keep up with my teammates and i keep up with people around me, but i'm not winning anything like i used to and that's definitely humbling. but it's kind of helped me develop something i was working on before which is loving swimming just for swimming. >> now a freshman at harvard he says one of the strangest parts of his career on the team so far the standing on the diving block for the very first time on the men's team. you can watch much more of this young man's story on "ellen" at 3:00 this afternoon on nbc 4. not only a good athlete, apparently very smart guy. >> very smart.
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up out there right now, guys. looking good as we continue into the day. we may see a few clouds build in this afternoon. but all in all not too bad. temperatures just about that 70 degree mark. you can already see charlesville and stanton warmed to near 80. everybody's topping out around 80 one side or the other as we continue throughout the day. little increase in the cloud cover as we go into the afternoon. but we'll remain dry and isolated shower south of the region possible. but better chances of showers tomorrow afternoon. i'd say any time after about lunchtime tomorrow we'll start to see shower activity. you can see temperatures in the mid 80s for tomorrow. it's going to be a little humid outside. wednesday we're looking good, but look how that temperature drops about a 20-degree swing by wednesday. another chance of some showers on wednesday as that frontal system stalls out over the area. otherwise by thursday we'll have another system move in that will bring us another chance of showers and thunderstorms. clear right now for saturday before more rain chances on sunday. today looks like the best
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