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towards all ages. what are some of the deals to watch out for? >> jewelry and fitness gear will be the deepest discounts of the year. >> all you fashionistas and fitness fanatics, the shopping season was made for you. how about that? beat you to death with it and i wouldn't feel a thing. >> now on "news4 today," breaking news as one. nation's most infamous cult leaders dies. what we're learning about charles manson's final moments. it's the change that could make getting to and from work a lot smoother. the construction that could be a game changer for virginia drivers. first, though, say it ain't snow. where the flakes started coming down in maryland overnight. >> the reality is that at this point in our season, snow is a very real possibility. this is something we need to accept. >> it's a real thing this time
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>> important to remember that they're 2,000 feet up in elevation compared to here. >> thank you. >> a whole other country out there. >> that makes me feel better. >> for now. >> we do want to see snow, here's your picture. >> that's right. i think. >> friendsville? >> that's right. friendsville, maryland. there you see it. snow coming down in martinsville, west virginia yesterday as well. we had that cold air. here's the good thing. the car driving on the road. we like when the roads are treated enough when the snow won't stick and it won't cause problems. the biggest problem are the road conditions. melissa mollet will tell you about that, too. we like to see the cars driving just fine out there. no problems on the roads weat r weatherwise this morning. if you're already traveling for thanksgiving, the heat on, warm jacket, it's 41 degrees in washington. feels like 34 when you factor in the wind. some areas
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20s. 29 dulles, manassas. 27 in leesburg. it feels like 32 in clinton. take a look as we go through lunchtime in the suburbs. only in the mid-40s. going to be a chilly day. we'll look at how it's shaping up heading into thanksgiving straight ahead. let's check the roads on this monday. hey, melissa. >> right now, beltway looking good. an earlier crash on the beltway that was causing problems near university boulevard. taking a look here at 270 from frederick on to the spur, you're on time there. no big worries there along 270. same thing out of town this morning. 270 is looking good if you're headed northbound as well. elsewhere, 66 and 95. no big problems. you can see 95 southbound as you're passing quantico. just a tad slow. and through prince george's county. bo and out of town rolling along nicely. melissa, thank you. it's 5:02. breaking news. charles manson is dead. >> chris lawrence has details from the live desk. chris? >> eun,
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here's what we know. the california department of corrections says manson died of natural causes. the convicted killer declared himself the devil. in 1969, manson said his followers to kill sharon tate and six others in the city of los angeles. he was sentenced to death but that was changed to life in prison when california supreme court temporarily abolished the death penalty. he came up for parole 12 times and was denied each time. back to you. >> baltimore police will lift a lockdown in the neighborhood where detective was shot last week. officer sean suiter died a day after being shot in the head. baltimore police have kept the crime scene roped off since then. suiter was a father of five. a go fund me page set up by a family raised more than $13,000 since yesterday. posted a link to it in the nbc
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washington app. a d.c. fire ems captain says his family is being targeted by criminals during the darkest point in their lives. jonathan street's mother and sister were hurt during a fire. both have been in the hospital since last sunday. street says vandals have broken into their capital heights home several times. it's a distraction he doesn't need as he focuses on his family. >> this is the toughest thing i've ever experienced. i mean, everything can be replaced. but my mother and my sister can't be. >> great. smoke alarms were working in the house. mother was released from an intensive care unit. his sister still in a coma in critical condition. as you can see here, her hospital room is filled with get well messages in northwest d.c. >> this morning, american university is warning students to be aware of what's going on around them. someone was sexually
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on campus on sunday. this happened at 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning on massachusetts avenue. the victim thought the suspect was a car service driver much it's unclear if he was a student at a.u. but d.c. police are investigating the assault. five minutes after the hour now. as the kids head out the door this morning. remind them to be aware of their surroundings. police are warning of a sexual predator who may be hanging out around a middle school. benjamin stoddard in temple hills. justin, what's going on? >> reporter: a real reminder for parents to have a talk about safety as they make their way to and from school as police are looking into two cases of indecent exposure one week apart. a man exposed himself to them in the area of stoddard middle school here in temple hills. both students saying this man wa
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this first report came november 9th around 3:30 in the afternoon. just as school is letting out. of course, students all over this area. the most recent case thursday, november 16th. 7:30 a.m. of course, just as school is beginning, students again are in the area of this school out here. in response, police are announcing they're stepping up patrols in this area, doing whatever it takes to track this guy down. of course, to -- live at temple hills, news 4, justin finch. back to you in the studio. it's 5:06 this morning. we're hearing new allegations of sexual assault, this time against a hip hop mogul. the los angeles times reports that russell simmons allegedly assaulted a teenage model 26 years ago while hollywood director brett ratner watched. she was 17 years
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she said simmons was behaving inappropriately while showing a music video in her apartment. he remembers the weekend with her. but says everything was consensual. alabama's top newspaper, the birmingham news is urging voters to reject roy moore. the editorial comes after multiple women are alleging that moore sexually abused them. one victim says she was just 14 years old at the time. the newspaper's message may be getting across to voters. >> i am a lifelong republican. but i have always voted for the person and i'm just not going to be able to vote for roy moore. >> moore hasn't spoken out about these allegations yet. president trump has also remained quiet. but the president did tweet out against minnesota senator al franken who is also being accused of sexual abuse. today, route 404 will fully reopen with more lanes between route 50 and
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it widened shoulders and eliminated points much entry to the highway to make it safer. governor larry hogan will be at the reopening. state and local leaders will be at the groundbreaking of toll roads on i-66 in virginia outside the beltway. plans to build two express lanes, new park and ride lots and expand the commuter bus service between the beltway and gainesville, virginia. >> redskins fans, time to pick up broken pieces of your tv and buy a new one. we're playing thanksgiving game. after the horrifying loss yesterday, i've run out of words to say how i feel about this, aaron. >> you got to keep hoping, though. somewhere deep down in inside. >> if you missed the 15-point lead, it's the final minute. take
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>> touchdown! >> 'skins lost in overtime. and they lost a key player for the rest of the season. news 4 sports chsherry burr us s more. >> the loss truly painful for the redskins in new orleans. third quarter, redskins lead 17-14. kirk cousins scramble out in front of it. he gets rolled up by it. potential pro bowl season -- a fractured fibula. a 15-point fourth quarter lead for washington to evaporate under drew brees' direction. in the final three minutes. then in overtime, a 28-yard field goal to win. >> got to win the game, man. i don't care what happens or what the case is. you got to find a way to win.
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came out to a hostile environment, won seven in a row. but you don't get anything for close. >> a tough one to take and a tough turn around. a short week fort redskins as they host the new york giants it this thursday. from new orleans, sherree burruss. >> kickoff set for 8:30. >> you watch the game and ruin your day or do you keep hope alive and you watch and you root and eat more dessert? >> that's the thing. you have the dessert to make it better if things don't go your way with the football game. >> chocolate cake. if you are just getting ready to head out the door this morning, you need to bundle up. >> yes indeed. a little bit of a breeze left over. windchills. a cold way to get the day started. plenty of sunshine coming your way. milder weather for tomorrow. the slightest chance for raindrops in the middle
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sheena has the five-day forecast coming right now. let's go over to melissa. >> thanksgiving is just a few days away. we're working for you to help you get ready. up next, we head to a viewer's home for a look at one of the dishes sure to be on her holiday table. ♪ and d.c. takes the center stage at the american music awards who performed by
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i'm chris lawrence at the live desk with more breaking news. this morning, several people are without a home after an electrical fire overnight. take a look. i just retweeted. montgomery county fire officials. they put out these pictures of some of the damage. this home is along republic road in silver spring off glenn haven drive. you can see some of that damage there. officials say the fire started in a basement bedroom. burned pretty rapidly. the saving grace was no one was home at the time. no one hurt in the fire. aaron, back to you. >> chris, thank you. take a look at this, folks. this bt
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circles off the coast of california yesterday afternoon. take a look at that picture. just a quarter of a mile offshore, apparently. >> one person was found on the boat unresponsive. but the coast guard believes there was someone else on board. search for that second person is now under way. we have new video for you this morning out of new york city. a large wind is said to be to blame for this scaffolding collapse yesterday afternoon. the large wooden planks and metal bars all over the street. several people had minor injuries. a wind advisory was in effect at the time of the collapse. that could have been much worse. today marks two months since hurricane maria decimated puerto rico. people are still in dire need of help. on sunday morning, demonstrators marched through d.c. with one message for the people of pouero ri rico, you are not forgotten.
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organize the demonstration. they're preventing necessary supplies from reaching the isla island. over half of the u.s. territory is still without power, the puerto rican governor says. 16 after the hour right now. you think of thanksgiving and you think about family and friends and, of course, all the food. >> can't wait. can you believe it's thursday? during the next couple of days, we're working for you by finding delicious local family thanksgiving recipes. aaron and i went to rockville to whip up a broccoli and rice casserole. >> my great aunt mimi created this. this is something that my mom makes every thanksgiving. >> i ask you, what does this recipe mean to you and what emotions does it elicit? >> just the smell and everything, as soon as you start frying the onions up, it's holidays. you think of home and family and everything like that. anyway, you s
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sticks of margarine. >> two sticks of butter. >> everything is bad for you is perfect for thanksgiving. >> exactly. >> here are the onions. after they brown a little bit, you add the velveeta cheese. after that melts, you pretty much throw in everything else. chopped broccoli, two cans of cream of mushroom soup and then you put two cups of milk. after that, you stir it in. half of the 14-ounce box of minute rice. just teaspoon of salt and mix it up. >> pretty foolproof, which is why it's good to share, too. >> i think she called me a fool. >> that looks great. after that, you dump it in the casserole dish. cook it for 50 minutes at 350. take that out of the oven. there's your finished product. >> very nice. >> hope it's good. >> very
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cheesy. >> right? >> that is good. and i'm not a casserole guy. so this is good. >> really was. i mean, i dropped a little bit in my hand. i licked it right off. >> you put butter and cheese in any dish, yum, yum. fry me some crickets. i'm going to eat it. >> that's true. butter and cheese. there you go. add whatever. >> thanks for sharing your great grandmother mimi's recipe with us. >> you didn't see her dog, mo was with her. he was dressed up for us. english bulldog. we can post a picture. food for families campaign. speaking of the holidays and giving back. >> thanksgiving baskets in our community. this morning, we're going to take you inside the boys and girls club in northeast d.c. where volunteers are organizing the donations. also this morning, our pat
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live from f street outside the capital one arena where she's posted every year to help make thanksgiving happier. you can drop off canned goods, cash donations all day long and you can donate online as well to the nbc washington app. >> it's an all-day team effort. you can do it through the holidays. make sure you join us. >> 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >> you know, she's a trooper. >> she is. >> it's going to be cold outside. >> she doesn't like the cold weath weather. >> probably stand in the doorway. >> gets a little portable heater to make a fire. >> now to make a fire on the street. maybe that's illegal. >> i think it might be. >> fire department shows up. eun told me do it. it was the best way to keep warm. >> it's better than nothing. feels like the 20s and 30s out there. it is
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you want the warm jacket, the gloves, the scarf the hat. it's breezy. making it feel cold. >> as we go through this week. that is the -- i'll show you that and thanksgiving looks to be cold and dry. i have that forecast for you too. it feels like 34 in the district. feels like 29 dulles and manassas. 30 is what it feels like in gaithersburg. 32 clinton. that breeze is making a difference. it's not a very strong breeze. winds are staends anywhere from 10 to 15 miles per hour. here's a look locally at the northeast. our local weather, we are nice and dry. lake-effect snow showers moving into much of new york and also parts of pennsylvania if you're headed that way this morning. >> if we go through the day today, we stay dry. a wider look at your tuesday, things look pretty good until early wednesday morning. especially near boston or maybe travel delays.
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>> tomorrow, local airports are looking fine. we have a shower chance wednesday. through most of the day, it looks good for travel. again, weatherwise, we can kek with your airport. cold on thanksgiving. freezing numbers. take a look at your travel on a monday with melissa. >> taking a look right now at a couple things happening. that is very good for anybody perhaps leaving. later this morning, looking at one thing. gw parkway after reagan national, the right lane blocked, a disabled vehicle that just happened. they're on the scene trying to get it out of the way. kind of a sad -- inner loop and outer loop, everything is rolling along. 95 okay. in sterling, pacific boulevard. relocation drive. looking okay as you travel
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aaron? >> melissa, thank you. president trump tweets up a storm about one of the ucla basketball players he helped free from china. why he says he should have left them in jail. if you saw diana ross trending on twitter, there is good reason. the honor for the legendary singer and what everybody is talking about after the awards. tune in later today for the ellen degeneres show. she welcomes gart no matter how the markets change... she welcomes gart at t. rowe price... our disciplined approach remains. global markets may be uncertain... but you can feel confident in our investment experience around the world. call us or your advisor... t. rowe price. invest with confidence.
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t. rowe price. invest with confidence. one of the biggest nights in music will be popping up in your social media feeds this morning. it was truly a ross family affair. >> tracy ellis ross, one of the hosts and her mother diana ross one the lifetime achievement award. >> ain't no mountain high enough ♪ >> diana ross' grandchildren joined her on stage. then the e
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>> look how glamorous. >> also trending this morning, lady gaga performed live from her concert in d.c. >> ♪ >> the performance live at the capital one arena. she brought in via satellite for the country to see. also among the stars, newly elected danica roem. next to demi lovato. >> she's focused. >> she looks mad. >> it was a call to end bullying and roem tweeted she's be at the school board meeting this morning. after a big night last night, she's going back to work. crying foul, the ucla controversy is not over. why president trump now says he should have left the basketball players stranded ovas
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campus learning news about sexual assault and they're put on alert. outside this morning, a noticeable northwest breeze. temperatures may be in the 30s. but the windchills are in the 20s. check the forecast and tofhe
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charles manson, the infamous cult leader declared himself the devil has died. >> the ucla players ungrateful. why he now says he should have left them in jail in china, the president says. an excruciating loss and it's not even thanksgiving yet. can you put the fork in the redskins season? can you? >> not ready for that. >> i'm still mad, though. >> 5:30 the time right now. good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. i'm eun yang. thanks for joining us on this monday morning. getting you ready for the holiday weekend so soon. >> coming up right now. we begin with your weather and traffic of course. meteorologist chuck bell on the storm team 4
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>> outside, the wind continues to blow in that 10 to 15 miles per hour. below freezing. otherwise, what do you need to know about the forecast. plenty of sunshine coming your way after a cold start. looks like it's going to be breezy again tomorrow. that will be a southwest wind. if nothing else, it helps warm things up. there's the feels-like factor. what to wear today, your warm coat on. warm sunshine all day long today. afternoon highs, mid to upper 40s. right around 50 degrees here in downtown washington later on today. melissa mollet, how is are things in your department sh. >> this is 95 northbound between dai
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parkway. crash on the left side this morning. here's a live picture. you can see the express lanes moving nicely. but the regular main lanes very slow here this morning. so no doubt. going to cause some delays. this just disappeared. parkway after reagan national had a lane that is now out of the way. as you widen out, beltway looking quite good. guys? >> melissa, thank you. it's 5:32. here's a look at your top stories. cult leader and killer charles manson is dead. in 1969, manson sent his followers to kill pregnant actress sharon tate and six others. california department of corrections says manson died sunday night of natural causes. he was 83 years old. a man has been exposing himself. children walked to and from benjamin stoddard middle school in temple hill. they're stepping up patrols. justin finch will have more on the warning and a l
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6:00 a.m. today is the start of a major construction project that will impact the commute for years. state and local leelders will be at the groundbreaking of the i-66 toll roads outside the beltway. new park and ride lots and to expand commuter bus service from the beltway to gainesville. redskins fans, we have a chance to see one win this week. the 'skins blew a 15-point lead yesterday and lost to the saints in overtime. it was a complete collapse. >> they need to pick themselves up, move ahead. if we can't beat the giants, i don't want to say anything. we have to beat the giants. we have to beat the giants. have to. >> 5:33 right now. there's actually a warning now for american university students. >> chris lawrence is in the newsroom with more information about a recent sexual assault. what happened?
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assaulted on campus. police are warning students and really anyone who lives nearby to be aware of what's going on around them. this happened early sunday morning on massachusetts avenue. campus police tell us the attacker drove the victim to campus in a hired car. investigators didn't say whether it was a cab or someone hired through a ride sharing app. it's not clear if the victim is a student at a.u. d.c. police are investigating what happened. eun? thank you. >> the drama surrounding ucla's basketball team is now spreading to washington. you remember that we told you last week that three student athletes were rescued for shoplifting in china. >> the president is regretting his decision to help with their release. he tweeted that i should have left them in jail. lavar ball was in -- the president called the father very ungrateful after ball down played the president's role in his son's release. all three players thanked the president during a
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conference you might remember. suspended indefinitely from the team. today the first trial gets under way for demonstrators charged with rioting. we brought you what they were unfolding. trial begins for six of the 200 -- they're each charged with six felonies for inciting or urging to riot and destruction of property. >> d.c. mayor muriel bowser wants to make sure everyone has a roof over their head this holiday season. later this morning, she will launch home for the holidays. it's a citywide effort to place homeless residents into permanent housing. the campaign is expected to run through january 15th. lady gaga brought her world tour to d.c. last night. a winchester, virginia fami
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loved one. melissa da bass -- bought 26 tickets to the concert and she wanted to thank her friends and medical team who helped her with her cancer battle. sadly, she passed away in september. her family used a few of the tickets and raffled off the rest to raise money for a trust in her name. >> we wanted to make a big impact and a big footprint for future patients to be able to get help. >> the raffle raised more than $50,000 for the melissa ann debass trust. unexpected arrival, chaos on the road. what happened to drivers trying to dodge an incoming plane. how. the roy moore controversy takes a new turn. how the sex assault accusations are affecting the final days of
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one of the most recognizable names in racing is
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>> he drove in his last race in homestead, florida yesterday. during his career, earnhardt jr. won the daytona 500 twice. he is the son of famous racing star dale earnhardt senior who died during a race. >> he will be a commentator. he has been a star in the sport for years since his father died especially. >> both of the earnhardts putting a name to the sport, making it recognizable and beloved for race car fans. dramatic video out of florida after two dashcamers captured a plane crashing on a street in florida. coming toward the police car. the plane came in low and fast after the pilot said he was having engine trouble. a closer look now for you. the plane clipped a tree, spun out of control and crashed. this is out of tampa. nobody on the ground was hurt. bupi
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okay, too. the crash, of course, is under investigation now. >> the pilot had a lot of experience or something. caught in the flames. a mother and teacher fighting for her life. how local students are showing their support and why a family calling her a hero. this car slammed into that car. oh, my gosh >> bumper cars. a wild look at the weather and what we can expect around here. the good news, we're not expecting weather like that for your thanksgiving travel. as you're heading out the door, you want to bundle up. temperatures feel like the 20s and 30s out there with a little bit of a breeze we have. coming up, we'll talk about traveling up to thanksgiving day and what you can expect. melissa. prince william parkway, still have this crash.
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a devastating fire. the race to save a life. the local teacher hailed a hero. now she needs the prayers of her student. >> a model claims russell simmons assaulted her. >> ready, set, serve. there's one way to take the stress out of making the meal. a new twist in the roy moore scandal as the candidate continues to fight for votes. seeing more backlash from sexual abuse allegations. >> this time from one of the biggest newspapers in the state. tracie potts is on capitol hill this morning with more. tracie, what is the message going out to voters. the message going out to voters is that this is not a washington decision. despite the fact that we're hearing more people in the capitol,la
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coming to washington, they realize it's not their choice. alabama voters, according to the latest fox poll are split on whether they believe the allegations. a quarter saying they're not sure. still, it looks like now the numbers are slipping. behind his opponent, his democratic opponent, doug jones is back by about -- which is a significant number wanting -- saying they're undecided about whether or not they're going to vote. the vote coming up in just over three weeks. tracie, you mentioned the other candidate in this. doug jones. how is this all around roy moore affecting the other candidate running for that senate seat. >> the same poll seems to show that he's picking up support among women, including one in five republican women who now say they'll vote for the democrats. >> tracie potts live on capitol hill for us. tracie, thank you. >
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allegations of sexual assault again. this time against a hip hop mogul. the los angeles times reports that russell simmons allegedly assaulted a teenage model while brett ratner watched. the model was 17 years old at the time. she says that simmons started behaving inappropriately while showing her a music video at his apartment. simmons says he remembers that weekend with her but insists that everything was completely consensual. a grandfather in one of tv's favorite families has died. earl -- he played russell huxtable on the cosby show. he died friday in new jersey. he was 91 years old. he was a north carolina native. he made his broadway debut as a teenager in 1943. perhaps he became best known for his role as bill cosby's father on the cosby show. remember him? >> yeah. d.c. firems
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he's been targeted by criminals during the darkest point in their lives. >> chris has more on this. >> jonathan street's mother and sister were hurt in that fire in capitol heights. they've been in the hospital since last sunday. since then, vandals have broken into their home several times. it's a distraction he certainly doesn't need as he's trying to focus on his family. >> this was the toughest thing i've experienced. everything can be replaced. my mother, my sister can't do. >> the smoke alarms were working. his mom was released from an intensive care unit. burned over 70% of her body. she's a teacher. hospital room filled with get well messages from
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elementary in d.c. >> it's 5:49. it was a big weekend for an iconic church. church of glen arden celebrated 100th anniversary. it's one of the largest with more than 11,000 members. giving back to the community is an important part of its mission. we have been life changers for people, not only inside our church but also on the outside of the wall and around the world. >> also, we know the church is expanding to a bigger building in upper marlboro. >> a new scam is affecting homeowners. the suspects pretend to be from economy blinds and shutters. they pay a deposit for services but they've been closed since 2016. call police if you think you've been a victim of this
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oh! >> you know what, i don't think that's rainwater right there. strong winds kicked up waves on to a washington state ferry yesterday afternoon. the impact caused two cars to crash into each other. this video shot by another passenger. one car is pushed back ten feet. no injuries reported there, though. >> nerve racking, right? can you imagine being on that ferry. bad winds. over 70 mira long puget sound and lake washington. a lot of people use that to commute. commuter ferries there. big problems for them. over the weekend, parts of the great lakes had the howling winds. crazy windy weather and finally, we'll be settling down. >> things are calming down, chuck? >> they will settle down. it's going to be a quiet week nationwide weatherwise. it's perfect for everybody doing turkey traveling or trotting across the country. mostly clear skies in washington
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temperature. that northwest wind is significant, having just been outside of the storm team 4 weather deck. this feels-like factor is for real. 34 in washington. windchills are below freezing across the western and northern suburbs. 30 the current windchill? hagerstown and martinsburg. 31 in fredericksburg. even 30 degrees the windchill in prince george's county this morning. a cold start. here's the planner then. mostly temperatures in the 30s. again, windchills in the 20s this morning. the wind will not be as much of a factor later on. upper 40s to 50 degrees this afternoon for highs. there was a little snow across parts of far western maryland late yesterday. it never made it this far east. the next little chance for rain comes up late tomorrow and tomorrow night. future weather, skies turning from partly to mostly cloudy.
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a drizzle drop or sprinkle. by wednesday, things dry out again. a relatively nice day. here's the tomorrow planner. will be breezy again. tomorrow's wind from the southwest. temperatures near 60. cooler on wednesday. chilly weather on thursday. i know you're more of an online shopper, but those braving the elements. sounds good, thank you. prince william parkway, still the crash slowing things down. the main lanes as well. right here, between dale city and prince william parkway on the left side. hopefully that gets better as they move that on to the shoulder. inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, no problems inner loop or outer loop. 270 southbound, you can see the volume out of urbana down through and into the germantown area this morning. normal volume, nothing actually
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top of the beltway, inner loop and outer loop looking okay right now. taking a look in virginia, 66 inbound. fairfax county parkway to the beltway, and 95 north, quantico to the beltway, you're fine as well. take a look at something really cool, really fun. i was honored to be part of this, this weekend. this is a big deal every year. i emceed the nurses gala at the bethesda north marriott. it honors nurses and all they do. i spoke about my connection to shady grove, having lived in montgomery county. our baby was born there in july. they raised $300,000 for the hospital system here this weekend. and those three lovely people honored for their contribution os to medicine. it was a wonderful night and fun to share my connection with the hospital over the years. been there once or twice. we know how much work nurses do behind the scenes.
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deserve. wonderful to see the nurses being recognized there, melissa. >> thanks, guys. it's 5:54. if you're panicking over your thanksgiving feast, bob evans wants to help. it's filling pre made, reheat and serve thanksgiving farmhouse feasts. >> it serves about eight people and you have until wednesday to order. as you can see, the feast includes the fixings. 109 bucks will get you that spread. >> that's a lot of what -- i've been doing the shopping, i am doing the shopping for thanksgiving with the list my mother gave me. i'm in the app getting stuff. it's adding up, boy. >> it adds up. >> all this week on "news4 today," we're sharing your family thanksgiving recipes. >> eun and i are going to take a a crack at this broccoli rice casserole. >> it wasn't that hard. this recipe is pretty
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>> butter is the key. >> our annual food for families campaign in full swing right now. we're trying to provide thanksgiving food baskets for families in our community. in a couple of minutes at 6:00 a.m., we'll take you inside the boys and girlts club in northeast d.c. where volunteers are organizing the donations. also going to check in with pat lawson muse who is accepting your donations right at the kal capital one arena. you can drop off canned goods. you can donate online too on the nbc washington app. good morning, i'm landon dowdy at cnbc headquarters. a flying car may be closer than you think. elon musk said the super car may be -- musk said it's possible. it's really a question of safety.
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available in 2020 for $250,000. from zero to 60 in 1.9 seconds. i'm landon dowdy. >> thank you, landon. if you purchased a sleep number 360 smart bed with a foot warmer, listen up. the foot warmer is being recalled because of a burn hazard. nearly 12,000 sold exclusively with this bed, sleep number received six reports if it overheats causing some people to be burned. you can get a free replacement. make sure you disable the foot warmer before your new one arrives. britain's queen elizabeth and her husband prince philip are celebrating their wedding anniversary. >> the platinum anniversary. the royal couple was mayor i have had at westminster abbey when elizabeth was 21 years old and
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officer. >> the queen has been married longer than any british royal and the longest reigning monarch. >> maybe that's why she's been reigning so long. because of this long marriage. >> happy wife, happy life. >> diana ross proving that she still puts the d in diva. she's amazing. how the 73-year-old grandmother stole the show at the american music awards and how a local politician had her moment on the red carpet. >> reporter: students in prince george's county say a man exposed himself to them as they made their way to school. i'm justin finch and we have the clues police are working with and what students say.
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special p sam ward at the american music awards. problems on the commute. melissa, what's happening? >> we have a problem on metro. let's take a look at this. this is breaking news in first 4 traffic. the problem is blue and yellow lines. we have service suspended here between pentagon city and l'enfant plaza. it's going to cause a problem. they have requested buses to help with this. at this point, yellow and blue line service suspended. prince william parkway, our problem on the roads here. main lanes very, very slow because of that problem. eastbound 66 after 28, center line blocked. new hampshire avenue, the inner loop of the beltway, we'l

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