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1174 pounds. this year, only had one over 1,000 and it was 1013. when you experiment, sometimes you do good and sometimes you don't do so good. >> reporter: this year, ross did better than good. >> today, i was lucky. i was lu good morning, everyone. straight up 5:00 right now on this monday, october 22nd. taking a live look at the washington monument out there . it will be a chilly start to your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm tony perkins. wisdom has the day off. >> good to see you. >> nice, cool start to your day. you mentioned it will get warmer from here. it will get warmer from about an hour from now. >> i know.
that's close enough. >> already bickering. >> it is monday. you have to understand, tony. radar, nice and quiet. high pressure out to the west will keep us nice and dry. the cold front well out to the west. this next week, here is my belief. this next week will be our nicest week of weather this year. >> wow, that's nice. >> we'll top out near 80 by about wednesday. >> for late october, that's great. >> not bad at all. it is chilly out there this morning. lots of 30s across the region. you want to bring a jacket if you are going to be outdoors the next couple of hours. 42 in pittsburgh. here is your forecast. high temperatures topping out in the low 70s. yesterday, we were in the upper 60s. i think today we'll top out around 72 so a little warmer than yesterday. >> okay. thank you. >> very good. let's turn our attention to julie wright. she will tell us how the early morning commute is going.
>> i just said is that the giggle of one tony perkins. >> believe it or not. >> how did they get you in here this early in the morning. >> they ordered me to come in. it's their right. >> it is good to see you early this morning. on the roads, we're busy already. one car off the road into the woods is what we're told on southbound i-95 approaching 198. we have reports that one car is off the road into the woods. southbound 95 looking great as an alternate. no problems to report coming in out of laurel towards the capital beltway. northbound on the george washington parkway, heads up head north from the key bridge. other side of town, you will find 395 in great shape. you will find that your lanes are open if you are continuing southbound along 270 this morning working your way in from 109.
no incidents continuing out past clarkburg in germantown. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. a couple of weeks from election day now. early voting kicks off in the district of columbia. d.c. voters got a chance to meet almost a dozen candidates running for the d.c. council at a forum in northwest last night. tonight is the last presidential debate, the funnel match-up between president barack obama and governor mitt romney. tonight's debate is all about foreign policy. the candidates will face off over questions about iran, libya and china among others. prep rigs have been under way at lynn university in boca raton, florida. the school has spent $5 million preparing for tonight's debate. our new show starts tonight. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012. we'll have certainly coverage of both local and national races. it begins at 6:30 and runs for two weeks until election day. e
making headlines this morning, wisconsin police say the shooting at a spa is related to a domestic dispute between the gunman and his estranged wife who worked there. 45-year-old radcliffe hotten shot seven people inside the spa killing three including himself. >> we were expecting an armed encounter if we did come across him. when we did eventually get into that locked area, we did determine that he, in fact, was dead. >> his wife was granted a restraining order against him just two weeks ago after he slashed her car tires. this is the second mass shooting in wisconsin this year. back in august, a gunman opened fire at a sikh temple killing six people. montgomery county police are searching for the person responsible for an attempted sexual assault on the capital crescent trail in bethesda.
melanie alnwick is live now at police headquarters with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of people here are familiar with the capital crescent trail. it runs 11 miles from georgetown to silver spring. it is very popular with joggers and bikers. around 7:00 on sunday evening near brookway drive just south of massachusetts avenue in the bethesda area, police say a 21- year-old woman was jogging on the trail and that she stopped for a group of deer to pass. she was struck on the head from behind and blacked out. when she regained consciousness, she realized she had been dragged off the trail. they made her way back to the main part of the trail where police say a fellow jogger, a 40-year-old man, helped her locate police and emergency resources and helped her call 911. montgomery county police are reminding people to be careful. >> this is a time of year where we begin to lose a lot of light quickly each day. so if people are going to be
outside in the nice weather exercising and participating in their normal routine, we are asking them to consider starting earlier and so they can finish closer to home when it begins to get dark. of those cases where police really don't have a lot to go on. this is certainly an incident that is frightening to people who use that trail and live and walk around the area. police at this point are waiting to get more information. we know that last night detectives were talking to the victim at the hospital trying to get more information from her about exactly what happened so they can put together a better suspect description for all of us to go on. back to you guys. talk about a seesaw battle. despite the turnover bug, the redskins came back to take the lead over the giants with a
touchdown pass. >> but eli manning came right back and hit victor crews for a touchdown. skips lose this one. tight end fred davis went down with an achilles injury. the team's leading receiver is out for the year. for the year. >> the guys that stepped up in his spot played extremely well. i thought it was great to see them step up in that situation. but losing fred is huge in my opinion. he is a gamer. he shows up on game day. >> the injury to davis could open the door to captain chaos. there are reports that the skin have reached out to chris cooley now and could sign him as early as today. cooley spent eight soaps with the team before being released in august. -- cooley spent eight seasons with the team before being released in august. >> we'll talk more about the game later on this morning.
a frightening scene at met life stadium following the redskins-giants game. details of what has one fan in the hospital with critical injuries. >> plus, could this emergency landing be a bad omen for the romney campaign? we'll explain what we're talking about when we return. ike leggett: gaming genenerated one hundred and eighty... million dollars for maryland schools. question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes...
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a 50-year anniversary this morning. on this day back in 196 2, president john f. kennedy was pushed to the brink of nuclear war. soviet leader krushchev sent missiles to cuba and aimed them at the united states. >> this government as promised has maintained the closest surveillance of the soviet military build-up on the island of could you be a. >> for >> on the island of cuba.
you don't see an emergency landing like this every day. the pilot landed in a field after realizing he could not make it back to the airport. romney's face along with the slogan america needs romney was printed on the blimp. it had been flying around florida all weekend. it was a scary scene at the stadium after yesterday's giants-redskins game in new jersey after a giants fans falls more than 20 feet from an escalator. the man was airlifted to a
nearby hospital in critical condition. new jersey police are not sure why the man fell but say he landed on a metal platform. some scary moments for passengers on a light rail train all caught on camera. a fight involving punches, kicks and a samurai sword. >> wow! we'll hear from the passenger who shot this video plus we are checking weather and traffic in just a few moments. stay with us. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in spending
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welcome back. 5:15 on this monday. taking a live look at reagan national airport. shouldn't be any issue if you are trying to fly around today. weather at least in this area is going to be nice. nice for several days too, it sounds like, tucker. >> if you get outside in the next hour or so, you might catch a meteor. >> oh, yeah. >> i saw a couple driving in this morning. >> i forgot to look. >> the meteor shower continues and we're passing through some debris. >> maybe i can run outside. >> during the commercial, run outside. so that will continue for a couple more days. let's get to the weather forecast. sarah mentioned it will be beautiful. sunny and mild all week long. warm around here for a day or
two by the middle of the week. we are expecting highs to top out near 80 by wednesday. warmer temperatures on the way. it will be warmer today than it was yesterday. we got into the mid- to upper 60s. today, i think we'll be in the low 70s. we'll all that to look forward to, it is cool out there this morning. 50 in washington. 49 in annapolis. look at all the 30s. we are generally in the 30s north and west of the city. 37 in gaithersburg. frederick too. 37 in manassas. 36 in martinsburg and winchester. the clear skies allowing a lot of cooling. we should see highs back into the 70s. there is your satellite-radar. that is what you call a quiet weather pattern. don't have much to talk about and won't for several days. eventually, the high pressure will anchor itself off to the east and much like a bermuda high in the summertime, give us a southerly flow during the middle of the week. good news is we'll stay sunny
for the next several days. if you like warmer temperatures, this is a kind of time of year you look forward to. 72 today. that is nice. sunshine, a mild afternoon for you. winds out of the north and west at about five. we'll be cool tonight, 55 with clear skies, cool conditions and light wind. the southerly wind will allow the warmer temperatures in here the next couple of days. lots of sunshine tomorrow. 78degrees. near 80 on wednesday. look at that. just beautiful through the end of the week. next chance of rain looks like it arrives on sunday. let's do some traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> all right. on the roads, you will find southbound i-95 before you reach 198, this is where we had the accident activity involving at least two vehicles. one is off the road into the woods. be careful here. northbound along route 5 at allentown road, that is where i'm dealing with a car fire. right now, you want to stay to
the left in order to get by. there was overnight roadwork tying up northbound gw park wyatt spout run. southbound 270 looks pretty much good to go so far. no problems leaving 109 continuing out toward the truck scales. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. a trip on the arizona light rail turned violent over the weekend. but the weapon used was anything but typical. a man pulled a samurai sword out in the middle of a car full of passengers and what all caught on camera too. we have a report. >> reporter: when a fight broke out on the light rail, the last thing passengers expected was this. this. >> like who care usc a sword? >> juan vargas took the video just inches from the sword -- like who carries a sword? >> as soon as the guy pulled out the sword, everybody was like whoa, it was like okay,
okay. don't do nothing to get him mad or don't upset him. >> reporter: we talked to dana abbott about the unusual weapon. >> if i made a cut like that, that would take off any extremity in the way with ease. >> reporter: this type of sword can be found for about $150. >> when the guy pulled the sword out, no one really stood back. they came on him, didn't they? he must have been a friend or a pallor someone that they knew that wouldn't go crazy swinging it. >> reporter: vargas believes this was the real deal. he is glad no one was hurt and he kept recording. >> i cannot believe how big it has gotten now. >> police say they are investigating but so far, they have no suspects. >> imhe with the other guy.
it seems odd that no one jumped back and all that kind of thing. >> just odd to have the sword in the first place. coming up, an entire community coming together to help a family struck by tragedy. >> up next, one neighborhood's first ever fall safety festival. we'll have more on that coming up after the break. [ mitt romno work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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police will turn to the community in hopes of finding 18-year-old marckel ross' killer. the high school senior was killed while walking to school back in september. today, fifers will talk to commuters on old central avenue in capitol heights. they believe someone was robbed on the same morning market was murder -- marckel was murdered and they want to speak that person. -- today, police officers will talk to commuters on sold central avenue in capitol heights. heights. -- on old central avenue in capitol heights. rasio chavez is charged with five counts in connection
with her child care. the minneapolis sauced of throwing a fire bomb into the food court of an arlington mall is due in court this morning. prosecutors say 29-year-old leon trail is charged with committing arson for allegedly throwing the molotov cocktail. he was arrested last week and faces up to 20 years in convicted. here in the district, a group pulls together to help a happy struck by tragedy. they organized the fall safety festival in honor of tc maslin. lauren demarco was there and spoke had his wife. >> reporter: d.c. councilman tommy wells hosting the first ward six fall safety festival. fun and games, information booths a beer garden and bake
sale with proceeds benefiting the maslin family.. tc maslin was left for dead after being taxed. >> unfair doesn't even begin to describe t. >> reporter: maslin's wife abby says their lives have been forever changed. >> we are going to lose all the things we've worked so hard for for years and years. it is devastating. it is completely devastating. it is hard to reemergency your future when we thought at this time right now we would be looking forward to having another baby and moving on with our lives. and now we're kind of at this very different point where the future is completely uncertain. >> reporter: the daily struggle is heart breaking but she says they won't have made it this far without support. in the hours immediately following the attack, friend and neighbors jumped into action. vanessa ford set up the first web site to take donation. it snowballed from there culminating with this event. >> i have just been blown away. we all thought the attention and support for this would have
diminished by now. it just kind of continues to grow. >> reporter: doctors are hopeful tc will be released from the hospital next movement it is not known when or if he will fully recover but abby is keeping faith. >> he is talking. he is able to walk assist wade cape and a wheelchair and he is making progress. -- assisted with a cane and a wheelchair and he is making progress. >> reporter: it is clear, going forward, they will continue to fear the love and support from this community. more will be needed to support long-term recovery for maslin. three suspects are charged with assault in the case. 17-year-old sonny could they and 21-year-old tommy wrap. were ordered held without bond earlier this movement 1-year- old michael moore waived his
right for a preliminary hearing. -- earlier this month. 18-year-old michael moore waived his right to a preliminary hearing. ahead, we'll tell you how much you can expect to pay for gas as you head out this morning. >> next, all our top stories plus another look at weather and traffic. stay with us. stay with us.
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live picture right now of reagan national on this monday, october 22nd. it is 5:30 out there. a nice, cool, crisp start to your morning. it will warm up later on, right? >> back in the low 70s. a beautiful week not only today but the next several days featuring sunshine, cool nights and a nice warming trend starting with the forecast later today. yesterday, we were in the 60s. today, low 70s. >> it was gorgeous this weekend. >> the leaves are turning. it is just perfect this time of year. >> it is cool out there. definitely kids going to the bus stop. you will be taking the dog out for a walk early this year. temperature have fallen back into the 30s and 40s for most of the area. we'll probably lose another degree or two here over the next hour. sun doesn't get up now until close to 7:30. nice quiet radar picture. ignore all the green you see.
believe it or not, that is not rain. nothing but clear skies out there. we are getting moisture close to the ground and that is what the radar is picking up. bright sunshine through outthe day and a beautiful afternoon with highs topping out about 70 degrees by 5:00 p.m. enjoy today. i think you'll love the seven- day forecast. we'll have it in just a minute. >> thank you. let's find out what is happening on the roads. for that, we go to julie wright. >> we are kind of busy right now. we have our hands fall with delays southbound on 270 now starting to build as you continue out towards 109. no incidents to report. if you are continuing southbound along i-95 approaching 198, that is where we had the accident activity. watch out for fire and rescue units responding here. northbound 5 approaching allentown road, the scene of the car fire, you want to stay to the left to get by. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. a shooting in the district
appears to be a case of domestic violence taken to the extreme. this happened around 1:30 this morning in the 1700 block of 27th street southeast. police say a man went to his girlfriend's house and confronted a man and shot that man in the face. the victim is in critical condition. police say the gunman who killed three people and injured four was involved in a domestic incident at a spa two weeks ago. he slashed the tires on his estranged wife's car. she worked at the spa. a restraining order was issued against them following that incident. he opened fire yesterday morning australialy killing himself as well. in montgomery county, police are investigating an assault on the capital crescent trail in bethesda. police say a 21-year-old woman was jogging around 7:00 last night when she was hit from behind and knocked unconscious.
police say the incident seems to be an attempted sexual assault. prince george's county police say speed racing is the cause of a serious crash. police are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run in adelphi that left the 21- year-old man in critical condition. this happened saturday afternoon around 3:15. police say two cars were seen racing near university boulevard and riggs road. this is the second crash linked to speed racing in prince george's county in just two days. friday night, a passenger in a car kaz willed. eight metrobus passengers were injured. prince george's county has agreed to pay more than $3.5 million to 10 people who were either falsely arrested or injured by police during a wild post-game celebration at the university of maryland. lawyers say $2 million. settlement will go to john mckenna. he was the student badly beaten
by police as the crowd celebrated a maryland basketball win over duke in march of 2010. one of the officers was aquitted of the assault on friday. another was convicted of second degree assault. election day is two weeks from tomorrow and starting today, voters in d.c. can start casting ballots in early voting. some got a chance to meet the candidates at a forum in northwest last night. it is the final presidential debate tonight between president barack obama and governor mitt romney and it is all about foreign policy. the candidates will face off over questions about iran, libya and china. prep rigs have been under way at lynn university in boca raton, florida. -- preparations have been under way at lynn university in boca raton, florida. make sure to tune in tonight for the debut of our election special, fox 5 news edge you decide 2012.
it is a new show that focuses on both local and national candidates and issues. it starts tonight here at 6: 30 on fox 5. what a finish. between the skins and giants, the skins came back to take the lead on a touchdown pass with less than two minutes to go in the game yesterday. but eli manning came right back and hit contradictor cruz for a 77-yard touchdown. the skins end up losing this one 27-23. that is not the only loss for them. tight end fred davis is out for the season with a torn achilles. the injury to davis could open the door to number 47. there are reports the skips have reached out to chris cooley and could sign him as early as today. cooley spent eight seasons with the team before being released in august. he left as the all-time franchise leader in career receptions with 428. with 428. and coming up, we'll tell you about a devastating loss
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major terror attack and have arrested 11 slayed suspects. they are accused of plotting to kill american and european diplomats and planning attacks on shopping malls. we are learning more about a deadly attack on a family in southern california. police suspect a man living in a back bungalow house shot five family members in the front house on the same property. the father and his four-year- old son died. it is believed the father tried to shield his wife and children from the bullets. the back home was then set on fire. it is believed the charred boddivity gunman was found wearing body armor and clutching a gun. more heart break for the family of arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords after her father passed away this weekend. spencer giffords passed way at home on saturday. his wife said he had been suffering from several health issues and says he was
profoundly affected by his daughter's injuries. up next, arlington national cemetery is about to launch a new app. we'll explain. >> plus, get ready for a picture perfect weather week. julie has a look at your traffic as well when we come back. stay with us. stay with us. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done.
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the weather was perfect sunday. was i supposed to read this right now. >> this is something right before it if you would like to mechanic it. >> there is a live view of 395 at route 27 washington boulevard. >> beautiful. >> the weather was perfect sunday morning for the army 10- miler. >> you don't say. >> it begins and ends at the pentagon. it benefited several organizes that help military veterans and their families. >> look at the weather. so nice for it. >> good running weather. >> were you out there? >> i'm still recovering from my half marathon last march. >> march of this year or -- yeah. >> no, i am still recovering. >> but from what you're saying,
good weather for anyone who has that kind of activity planned for the next several days. >> oh, yeah. we'll only get warmer from here. yesterday, we were in the 60s. today, low 70s. topping out near 80 by tuesday and wednesday. >> it will really feel like a swarm spell. >> not a lot of humidity. >> still cool at night. let's get to it. it is cool this morning. head up you will want a jacket if you head outside as much of the area falling back into the 30s this morning. 39 in leonardtown. 41 in fredericksburg. manassas, 37 degrees. winchester, 36. if you are north and west of the city, your temperatures have fallen back into the 30s this morning. 37 in gaithersburg. annapolis, a little warmer closer to the bay. i mentioned warmer temperatures, lots of sunshine too. high pressure. that is what you call a quiet weather pattern.
not a lot to feature here this week as we'll be looking at bright sunshine. most of your seven-day forecast couldn't be nicer. high pressure out to the our west and down to the south really dominating our weather. it will push to the east over the next 24 hours and give us that southerly flow. high temperature in the upper 70s topping out on wednesday in the low 80s. low 80s around here with plenty of sunshine. i know it is the end of october but it looks like we could have the makings of our next tropical storm. i think this will be the 18th storm this season. remember, hurricane season continues until the end of november. if that storm develops, that would be tropical storm sandy. 72 is our expected daytime high today. here is your warming trend with lots of sunshine in your accu-
weather seven-day forecast. how about that for a nice seven- day. 78 tomorrow with nice sunshine. 80 on wednesday. upper 70s to end your week. hooks like the next chance of showers won't get in here until about sunday. that is a look at weather. lets ado some traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> we do have a lot happening out here early this morning. we had accident activity southbound 95 approaching 198. that involved one car off the road into the woods now headed into d.c. inbound new york avenue, accident activity here at bladensburg road has traffic squeezing by to the right. it looks like the left turn lanes will be blocked off here inbound along new york avenue. heads up coming in from south dakota avenue. eastbound 66 beginning to build in volume leaving fair oaks headed east towards 123. northbound i-95 now starting to slow leaving 630 courthouse road up towards aquia harbor. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. after eight and a half months, metro says it has
completed an escalator replacement project at the dupont circle station. the transit system opened three new escalators at the station's south entrance sunday. that mace has been closed for a while. a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the entrance. metro has a multi-year plan to improve escalator service and a plan to replace 94 escalators over the next seven years. we have appear alert for drivers. nissan is recalling more than 13,000 altima vehicles because bolts can come loose an increase the risk of a crash. the recall is for model years 2012 and 2013 with cars made between may 10 and july 26th. the recall will begin next week and dealers will tighten the bolt. gas prices continue to fall. some good news. the latest lundberg survey find the latest price of gas has dropped. the lowest is in oklahoma at
$3.26. san francisco is the highest at $4.51 a gallon. aaa says gas prices are 25 cents higher than this time last year. arlington national cemetery is set to announce the launch of its new app, the anc explorer will be able to help people find grave sites. several military members will demonstrate the application beginning at 3:15 this afternoon. anc explorer will be available across common web browsers and smart phones. the roman catholic church has elevated seven new signs. lauren green has the story. >> reporter: the celebration and tried for one of them who is now a saint. >> i thought i would never see this in my lifetime. >> it is our job to share this with the world and let them know about it. >> reporter: she is known as
the lily of the mohawks and now more than three centuries after her death, the bless he had kateri tekakwitha is the first to be cannonnized. >> it means everything not only to us catholics but to all native people. our traditional people who never accepted the faith. >> reporter: she was born along the mohawk river in what is today upstate new york. this arc large cole site -- archeological site of a mohawk village is where she was believed to have grown up. her face was permanently scarred because of small position. she chose chastity instead of an arranged marriage. >> she literally fell in love with jesus.
what that happens, the gospel means everything because when he said in there is a way of life. >> reporter: she is known to spend hours in the woods communitying with god in nature's cathedral. scholars believe her early childhood illness caused her to become weak. >> reporter: upon elevating her to a saint, the catholic church called her a plod el for the evangelism. evangelism. -- a model for the evangelism. a huge treat for music fans. up next, some of the world's most popular singers on stage
what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. four more years of barack obama. how you doing? alright, alright. now this is a party. what is that? go, go, go. mmm. give me some of that sauce.
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world series and can you catch all the action right here on fox 5. the cardinals will send kyle loc he. -- loche to the mound. the giants had matt cain. paranormal activity 4 opened at number one this weekend bringing in more than $30 million. argo took second with more than $16.5 million. rounding out the top five, hotel transylvania, taken 2 and alex cross. fantasyfest, the concert that never because featured several tribute bands on stage at one concert.
the bands played at universal studios in los angeles, california, yesterday. >> gosh. >> kind of cool. >> really kind of tricked us there oh, there is paul mccartney, oh, no. >> i would check it out. >> why not? >> as we head into tonight's final presidential debate, one big question. is the election good arrest bad news for retailers? we'll explain at 6:00 in our business beat. >> first, it is time for our facebook fan of the day. today we say hello to randy rinehart. rand yip says she makes sure she wakes up to fox 5 every day by changing the channel the night before. >> that is a good game plan. >> what was she watching the night before? >> we don't wear as long as she's watching us in the morning. for your chance to be tomorrow's fan. the day, log onto our facebook page and leave a comment under randy's picture. congratulations, randy. have a good monday. maryland schools are number one in america becausese
we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven.
look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.