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head out the door. a little ponding on some of the roads. potholes are filling with water. temperatures are heading to the 40s. with the wind as strong as they are, it will feel like the 30s. a chance of snow when i return. larry, over to you. as allyson mentioned a tricky commute with the slick roads. drop the speeds, increase the distance between you and the driver in front of you. no issues on the inn near or outer loop. 295 flowing fleely. off to a great start. to some of the maryland townships south of the beltway, brandywine, you are good to go. 210, 301 free and clear. this is 95 here at dale city. things are flowing freely on the northbound and southbound side. weather and traffic back shortly. back over to you. today in charlottesville a
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guilty plea is expected from jesse matthew. morgan harrington was attend willing virginia tech -- attending virginia tech when she disappeared. university of virginia sophomore hannah graham was abducted and killed in september of 2014. matthew is serving life in prison for sexually assaulting another woman in fairfax county in 2005. today's other big story, campaign 2016. the results from the super tuesday primary, hillary clinton scored a decisive victory in democratic primary, 64-35% over bernie sanders. republicans, donald trump narrowly beat marco rubio 35- 32%. >> reporter: after securing key victories, donald trump is shifting his focus to the general election and his republican party. >> i
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congress. paul ryan, i don't know him well but i'm sure i will get along great with him. if i don't, he will have to pay a big price. >> the strongest campaign to beat donald trump is our campaign. >> trump's super tuesday wins are soaking fear in the republican establishment who question whether his nomination will keep them out of the white house. >> i think we are about to lose to hillary clinton and how could you do that, nominate someone that is crazy. >> marco rubio echoed the south carolina senator. he picked up one win in minnesota. >> i am the only candidate that can unite the party and grow it. if donald trump wins the republican nomination it will split the republican party and the conservative movement. >> democrat hillary clinton widened her lead over bernie
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sanders. >> the stactes in this election -- stakes in this election have never been higher. >> the people when we stand together will be victorious. >> the presidential candidates face the next major test march 15th. mark albert, cbs news, washington. just within the last 30 minutes alaska has been called for ted cruz. voters in five states on march 15th will be heading to the polls next. it's very easy to keep up with campaign 2016 news. download the free wusa app. important updates on your phone 24-7. family, friends and complete strangers remember a woodbridge mother gunned down at her home in woodbridge saturday night. a vigil was held for crystal hamilton. police say her husband ronald killed her te
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domestic abuse. crystal hamilton's sister spe at the vigil. >> crystal had a personality of being caring, supportive, loving and attentive. >> ronald hamilton is accused of murdering police officer ashley guindon. funeral services were held yesterday for her. we may learn more about the evidence against a man accused of killing a young daughter and her mother. police say darren boswell johnson admitted to the murders what happened a month ago today. they were found shot to death in a car parked outside their home. the suspect shot them over child support. he has a preliminary hearing later this morning. new allegations this morning in the child porn case that has rocked prince george county. a teacher has accused of failing to report a sexual abuse complaint made by a 4th
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that school volunteer deonte carraway academy appropriately. the suit claims the teacher accused the student of lying. a local catholic teacher expected to be [no audio] 2014. sentencing 8:30 this morning. a host of new emergency regulations for pub crawls may become permanent in the district. the alcohol beverage control board holds a hearing on adopting the regulations full time. effective since january 2016 the new rules broaden the definition of pup crawls. they must be approved by the abc board and must include a
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they expire in may if not ratified permanently. forbes list of the richest people. you know the names. details coming up. >> a well-known fast food chain is swearing off antibiotics. that is coming up in today's money. >> for your weather wake-up call, today will be a 6 out of 9 kind of day. it will be windy and feel like winter by the time the day is over. we are drying out, though. we will explain on futurecast. what about snow? yeah, it's in the forecast. stay tuned.
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welcome back. time for weather and traffic on the 9s. we are drying out as expected. last lingering showers through leonard town through readville and drying out already through laplata in charms country. the winds pick up and the temperatures fall. west virginia a little snow from the westerly wind. temperatures at 8:00 already over 10 degrees colder than they are right now. through the rest of the afternoon, sunshine, mid-40s. with the wind it will feel like the 30s. tomorrow, we start off with sunshine, cold, not as breezy tomorrow. clouds return at 6:00. snow showers approaching. not a big deal. maybe an inch of wet snow on top of eleved
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areas far north and west. spotty elsewhere throughout the day on friday as well. talking about warmer temperatures for next week. we are going up and down on the seven-day forecast. larry, over to you. >> allyson, thank you. your fast 5 we are doing well on the beltway, 95, 66, 50 and 295. everything flowing freely. good news there. i want to take you to the maps and show you how things are shaping up. this is prince george county, oxen hills, upper marlboro you are doing well with no issues on route 5, route 4, 210 as well as 301. inner, outer loop of the beltway quiet as you make the trek over the wilson bridge. weather and traffic back shortly. over to you. let's take a check of your money at 440. we hope this is a good omen. asian markets closed higher. >> we will get more signs from the federal reserve this afternoon with the release of
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the beige book and economic foundings. dow sky rocked to the plus side finishing 16,865. opponents of the pepco epsilon merger may be protesting. late yesterday the mayor no longer supports the merger. last week the district public service commission rejected the plan but said it would reconsider the merger under any terms. the mayor says the new terms proposed by the psc would not protect residents from rate increases. >> interesting change. one of the things casual foodies do in california, go to in and out burger and grab a burger. they will stop using beef raised with antibiotics. they did not elaborate on the timeline. governor brown signed
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implement the strictest stran cards in the nation for antibiotic use in livestock. now it's time to meet the world's richest people. forbes released the 2016 billionaire list and features many familiar names. bill gates maintains the top spot as the world's richest person for the 17th time. the spanish clothing retailer known for the zara fashion empire is second. and warren buffett claims third. not in the top 5, facebook ceo mark zuckerberg is the biggest gainer. he moves up 10 spots from last year. he is the sixth richest person with a net worth estimated at $44.6 billion. >> he sounds comfortable. >> nice stay at home dad. still to come, after spending
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scott kelly returns
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anything can happen unless you look at the polls one thing can happen. this is the road to the white house. >> smiling, laughing. i would like to punch him in the face, i tell you. >> now, we actually taped this before the polls closed tonight. i still don't know yet who won or who cares but on the democratic side, while hillary
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tonight, bernie sanders promised to stay in the race for all 50 states or 51 if you count the state of denial. >> he has as good a chance as john kasich, bernie sanders. one candidate that did not win any super tuesday states, ben carson. >> he says he is not getting out of the presidential race. the retired neurosurgeon spoke to supporters in baltimore hours after releasing a statement where he decried the lack of civility and criticized both major parties. >> they have weaved such a complex web it will be very, very difficult to untangle it. but i'm not ready -- >> why is he blew? >> dr. carson said it's better to back an imperfect republican candidate than to have a progressive end up in the white
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came in a close second to trump in vermont but did not farewell across the south including virginia where he made a stop in fairfax county for a super tuesday rally. kasich predicts the campaign will receive a big boost when he wins his home state primary march 15th. taking a look at super tuesday commentary on twitter. lisa huff writes: robin says super tuesday results go up, i get more and mortar rye identified for the few your of america. >> this morning nasa astronaut scott kelly is waking up on earth for the first time in a year. >> he is excited to take a shower is what he said. he landed in a
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11:26 p.m. the astronauts prepared to blast off more than seven hours before they landed but not before they said good-bye to their fellow astronauts on the space station. >> we are grateful to this crew. good luck, guys. we will see you soon on the ground. >> once they were on the ground the astronauts had to be carried to lesson the shock of feeling gravity. scott was in space 340 days -- 520 days, much like 340 but only different. [ laughter ] to put it in perspective, he orbit the earth more than 5,000 times in a year. >> he gave us beautiful pictures from outer space. >> he has a great disposition, too when he talks about his time up there. several people were hurt wh
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town in birmingham, alabama. >> no one was seriously hurt. one of those with major damage is former fire battalion chief who said he barely had enough time to get his wife into the safest part of the home. >> as soon as i got her in, the door closed shut and got on top of her and i heard my roof leave or be drawn away. >> reporter: the damage is even worse in michaela, alabama. four people were taken in for treatment and 30 homes damaged. drivers in buffalo might have to stop bragging about how good they are driving in winter conditions because a little bit of ice caused a lot of problems there last night. police had to shut down an overpass after a pile up with ten vehicles. other bridges and ramps were closed after th
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>> ice is the great equalizer l. >> you don't need a lot of it. >> you can be in buffalo, anywhere. >> good morning, guys. wet roads and the winds. it will be so windy. >> i thought it would be much colder this morning. >> it's coming. >> you will see it on the map. you can see the cold air waiting to come on in. with the wind out of the northwest 20, even up to 30 miles per hour. bracket no audio [. only into the 30s in the afternoon hours. it's mild out there heading out the door right now. into the 40s and 50s. that's pretty comfortable. it won't be this afternoon. winds are going to take a big tumble. 10 agrees in a bit. weather headlines, windy with
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long. we reached the high temperature after the midnight hour. 30s this afternoon. it's mild. we are tracking light snow and rain for thursday night and through the day on friday. not a big deal here. we will look at a wet snow. now, next week, how about some springtime weather. look at this. 26 in pits. 19 detroit. 16 for chicago. this will rush in here with the strong northwesterly winds. ski resorts get snow today with the pearl wind. dry today t. the winds keep -- dry today. the winds hole out of the northwest -- howl out of the northwest. 45 for today. that's going to be during the afternoon. 44 tomorrow. by friday only 43. now, look at these temperatures soar. next week upper
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>> thank you. marc train riders everything is on schedule. heading out the door eastbound i-66 volume kicking up on the eastbound side into fairfax. we are doing well just watch out for the wet roads. inbound on 50, working into fenwick, a 17 minute commute. northbound on 95 clear primarily fredricksburg and stafford, up to 395 a 14 minute commute. back to the desk. there are three days left in the 20 k in two days sweet stakes. we have $3,000 to give way to lucky viewers. it's easy to do. get your hand on cash money in our 6:00 show today, tomorrow and friday we are giving away a thousand dollars. in the 6:00 a.m. show we give you
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the day. be the 9th caller to come in with the correct word. watch and win your share of $20,000. a legal fight means things are looking different for visitors to yosemite national park. the park changed concession providers yesterday but the outgoing provider trademarked the names of its stores, lodges and camping grounds without the knowledge of the park service. now the park service is fighting to have the trademarks of the delaware north names nullly identified. >> the history of these properties goes back way over 100 years and these names belong in the -- to the american people. >> delaware north trademarked the name yosemite national park. for now the new shirts and hats in stores at the park only say yosemite. because of the ongoing legal fight they had to change the names to keep the stores, lodges and
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they hope this is only temporary. reach into your millionaire pockets and i want you to buy some of my daughter's girl scout cookies. look at my babies up there. are you going to deny my princesses some cookies. all right, tina fey. >> we all sell girl scout cookies for our kids at work, right? remember that at the oscars. there was speculation whether or not that was a joke. >> the ceo of girl scouts released a statement thanking the oscars for giving the girls a once in a lifetime chance to be a part of history. bringing the girl scouts into the bright spotlight. later this morning, we will learn more about
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biggest springtime tourist events in d.c. >> organizers of the national cherry blossom festival are holding a meeting at the museum. they will announce the details. it runs from march 20th to april 17th and we will get an estimate of the peak blooming time of the trees. students in canada get to see unusual species. >> that includes the red panda. his name is phoenix. the nearby vet college released this video of phoenix getting a complete check up including a blood test, ultrasound and eye exam'. the video will be used to teach other veterinary students. >> the trump train keeps ongoing. according to google, some want off. >> why the makeup of america's population may change a bit if the billionaire moves into the white house.
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>> disturbing details. new charges in the child porn scandal that rocked prince george county. >> and win after win for trump. we are following the early morning super tuesday results. >> >> for some candidates it's a winning wednesday. i'm andrea roane. >> for others goose eggs. we start with a check of weather and traffic. >> larry miller has you covered on the roads and rails. about face in weather. falling back to winter, here is first alert meteorologist allyson rae. >> a short trip to winter. you will love the seven-day forecast. today we are going to return to winter quickly. the showers are pushing out. a few lingering showers for delmarva. we are okay. we are mild into the 40s and 50s. not for long. you can see the cold air just lining up. we have a strong northwesterly wind that will bring this
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air in in a hurry. 41 for martinsburg. we will drop to the 40s much of the day with a lot of sunshine. the winds will do it. we will have wind gusts as high as 40 miles per hour during the morning hours. now, with temperatures in the 40s, sunshine and breezy conditions with winds as high as 20, 25 sustained winds, it will feel into the 30s for much of the afternoon. we will talk about the chance for snow coming up in a bit. larry, over to you. >> allyson, thanks. around the beltway, we are doing well, off to a quiet start with no issues on the inner or outer loop. 395 and 295 doing well. so far so good. inbound on 50 no issues making it into town. southbound on the g.w. parkway free and clear of problems. in the maryland counties south of the beltway, good morning. no issues in brandy win, 210, 301 free and clear. a live look at


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