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the weather holding up for now but expecting showers tonight which is triggering today's yellow weather alert. good afternoon and thanks for joining us and i'm andrea roane. how will showers affect the evenings commute or two nights washington nationals game? allyson rae joins us with the first alert forecast. >> the weather holding up for noun and gorgeous out and feels like summer. sunshine and great temperatures in southwesterly winds set the stage for storms to develop later on today. and ones that develop have potential to be stronger. hazy sky and up to 81 degrees and winds gusting from the west. a few showers popping up midmorning through early afternoon. we
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active weather for the midsection of the country. under the yellow area which is slight risk for severe weather. it includes baltimore this morning and then expands to ask -- to include washington areas north and west. threat of strong winds and small hail possible. not everyone will see a strong storm and some might stay completely dry but the storms that develop this afternoon and evening have potential. we are tracking hour by hour and a lot of discrepancies in the models but i'll show you two different ones coming up later. 81 degrees now and in the 70s north and west. further south warming up fast in the upper 70s and lower 80s. we will go through this so you can pinpoint your neighborhood
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and i'm staying optimistic for the nationals game. some storms will have good lightning. that's coming up in just a bit. breaking news from northwest washington where a student was stabbed on his way to school. this is the second time a student was attacked in this manner this week and this time it was the 4300 block of 13th street and the student got in a physical altercation outside roosevelt high school. he's okay and no word on an arrest. police looking for a man in his 30s accused of stabbing a student yesterday near wilson high school while the student was walking to school. he was cut in the leg but reached the school where the staff called 911. he should recover and police believe the motive was robbery. we turn to campaign 2016 where marylanders are heading to the polls anit
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today. 95 democratic and 38 republican delegates up for grabs. delia goncalves talk to voters in bethesda. >> reporter: donald trump and hillary clinton expected to get their share of delegates in maryland but the race everyone is talking about his u.s. senate. maryland voters cast paper ballots in today's primary and the line at the library was long and voting steady. >> i'm making my throat hurt by voting today.>> they have the experience, the depth, and the knowledge to get things done. >> reporter: according to polls chris van hollen is ahead of competitor donna edwards of prince georges county. she hopes marylanders will make her the first black woman senator in 18 years. on the national ticket
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>> i decided last minute i'm going with bernie sanders. >> we need to pick someone who can win in november. >> reporter: democrats need a strong candidate to be trump in the general election and she believes what most marylanders do, hillary clinton is the choice. >> i'm really pretty stunned at the rhetoric that's coming out from the other side that is really going to the heart of the values of this country. >> the inequalities here in other states and climate change is a huge issue and gun control. >> reporter: at the library and throughout the state of maryland close tonight at 8:00. in bethesda delia goncalves wusa9. several well known candidates arkham pleading in the eighth district where chris van hollen is running. david trone has spent more than $12 million of his own money and he is in a crowded field that includes former
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news anchor kathleen matthews and jamie raskin. a three-way race and maryland's fourth congressional district between former lieutenant governor anthony brown, state's attorney glenn ivey and state delegate in the democratic primary. they hope to replace donna edwards who is also running for the u.s. senate. voters in maryland cast ballots old-school style on paper. election officials decided not to use the touchscreen machines for early voting on primary day because all candidates could not fit on one screen and many complained being on a second or third screen is a disadvantage. if you make a mistake while voting make sure to tell an election official right away. the polls in maryland will be open until 8:00 tonight and you can look up information about your polling place, candidates and more on your phone if you download our free wusa9 app. and police investigating the crash involving a pedestrian. the southbound lanes of route 3 near capital ra
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investors working to locate the victim's family before releasing a name. so far police have not charged the driver. one person killed in a series of overnight stabbings in the district. officers were called to tyler house apartments in northwest after 1:00 this morning. the victim died a short time later at the hospital. the police called to two other stabbings. they were called to the 2300 block of greenstreet where a man was stabbed and saratoga avenue in northeastward two men were stabbed. all three of those victims taken to the hospital. you heard the saying timing is everything and coming up why that adage hold trues when it comes to getting your flu vaccine.
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we just learned a texas grand jury has indicted as expected cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel on an assault charge after his ex- girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. if convicted the heisman trophy winner and former texas a&m start could spend a year in jail and pay a $4000 fine. the cleveland browns cut him in march and two agents and all endorsers have dropped him. time is running out for 11 coal miners swept away by flood waters in northwest china. more than 50 workers escaped when the water rushed in the mine this morning and two groups of rescuers have been searching for the men but so far have not been found. a russian rocket blast off today carrying the satellite which will be joining its identical twin which
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launched two years ago in orbit around the earth. the launch as part of the copernicus program which aims to create a european satellite network to collect and evaluate environmental data for safety and humanitarian purposes. works by the street artist banks key are up for auction in los angeles. some paintings could fetch as much as $150,000 each. bids for some of the works of, and and paintings from andy warhol and others are also up for sale. the weather looks great now but today is a yellow weather alert day and allyson rae tracking what's coming our way. the forecast is next. >> it's a yellow weather alert day so use your app to track the storms as they develop this afternoon
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a woman is dead and three others hurt following a shooting in prince george's county around 1:30 this morning in the 6500 block of hil mar drive. the woman was pronounced dead at the scene and one of the men shot in critical condition and two others expected to recover. no word on a motive or any arrests. topping today's health alert a study suggests instance with rice products of higher arsenic levels in other babies. researchers tracked the eating habits of hundreds of babies and discover the highest arsenic
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arsenic concentration in the urine of infants eating rice cereal. yรท a committee decides aga an experimental treatment for duchenne muscular dystrophy. they voted the drug was not shown to be effective for treating the debilitating disease. danielle bott -- danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: four years after a devastating diagnosis payton is happy to play outside. he has duchenne muscular dystrophy. >> we looked up on the internet and saw what duchenne muscular dystrophy was and we both broke down. >> reporter: the genetic disorders weakens the muscles of young boys until they can't move or breathe the most and up in a wheelchair by 12 and rarely live has 25. >> it's a bad disease and not good to hear you have it but i have to forget that in know that i am still living
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could live a good life >> reporter: his family joined a record number of families are researchers at an fda meeting monday to push for an approval of a new drug. and clinical trials researchers said it improves a patient's quality of life. >> the proportion of the boys in this trial that are still walking past the age of 14 is remarkable an unusual. took the disease affects one in 3500 boys and currently no treatment for it. patent started taking the drug during the ucla study last year. >> i can run for longer distance and i can kick higher. >> before it was a death sentence and now we have hope this will help him and many of the kids. >> reporter: says she's hopeful it will keep him walking longer. danielle nottingham cbs2's los angeles. >> the fda does not have to follow the advice of the advisory panel but usually does. british researchers find flu vaccines may be more effective in the morning. they
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before noon had more protective antibodies even a month after getting their shot. more than 50 people arrested over the state's controversial bathroom bill in north carolina are expected to be released today. they took to the general assembly in protest over a state law which limits the use of public restrooms to the gender on the person's birth certificate. opponents say it discriminates against transgender people and supporters say it only applies to government buildings and is designed to keep restrooms safe. >> we must act immediately to repeal this harmful legislation now before the pushback national brings real and long- term harm to the state.>>
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little republicans support, the effort to repeal the bill is unlikely. six cuban migrants were helped by a group of good samaritans when they came ashore in miami monday. some witnesses rushed over and brought them water and cell phone so they could call their families to let them know they were okay. >> we walked down and they were coming toward us. they were frail but strong and i had an urge to shake one of their hands and say welcome. >> as a cuban-american it's very emotional for me. some of us were crying as we were helping them. >> the migrants said they have been at sea for 11 days and ran out of food and water. everyone is talking about it at work today so don't be left behind nikki burdine has you covered with what stranding. >> reporter: beyonce selling a lot of lemonade in prince george inspiring a bathroom trend and a vacation with puppies. these are some of the story stranding today.
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beyonce's new album lemonade will do very well and no surprise. she released a new album over the weekend on a streaming service she's part owner and it's the only place you can stream it online but it is for sale on itunes and amazon. it's expected to go gold. hollywood park returning to live with kelly and michael after abruptly taking off last week. she was upset after learning michael strahan hand was leaving to go to good morning america just minutes before it went public. and when president obama visited prince george it was past his bedtime so the prince greeted the commander-in-chief wearing a robe and it started a fashion frenzy and the ropes sold out within seven minutes of it going public. it's a reunion 50 years in the making. five decades ago these marines took a picture
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beach. at the time they were in their teens or 20s and haven't seen each other since vietnam until saturday when they re-created the picture. if you're looking for a summer vacation that includes puppies listen up. in turks and caicos you can hang out with rescue puppies and take them on the beach. and organization keep strays off the streets and when travelers visit they can pick up puppy and receive a kit with food and other necessities. it helps socialize the dog and get them acclimated to people for a better chance of adoption. and if you fall in love with one of the dogs you can take them home. that's what stranding today. back to you. see the stories under w usia mobile app and it's free to download. today is a yellow weather alert day. now here is wusa9's first alert weather. >> a yellow weather alert day and also on night where the nationals are in town playing
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through the door can get one of these plush window clings of teddy roosevelt. they want you to post pictures of where you put teddy using #cling teddy kling and it's a one-time opportunity to participate in the presidential race during a game. you may have an opportunity to run with the president which is the best part of the game. >> that's always fun and we saw these opening game. >> is coming home with me. the first 20,000 through the door and that's all the gates which doesn't seem fair. that's the way it is. will teddy get rained on? >> there is a chance
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storm will skip right over nationals park so we will watch this closely. if you have your wusa9 app we will give you a look throughout the afternoon and evening so a good tool later today. warm and humid now and very breezy. a milky sky that inhibits the storm from getting stronger. late day showers and storms in a few light showers already but heavier stuff and thunderstorms not until later after 3:00. after 5:00 for metro spots. starting earlier north and west. after today we will see temperatures drop and rain chances in the forecast almost every day. may be saturday could be dry. that doesn't mean it will rain every day at your house but the chances will be there and temperatures take a dive. mid-80s today and breast of the week below average.
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sunny and warm with a thin layer of high clouds and 81 degrees and very gusty. westerly wind keeping severe weather possibility lower than southwesterly wind would have done. 81 washington. cloud cover and early drizzle starting into the 70s north and west. very light and culpepper and into warrington. i want to show you two futurecast. the first one is local and overdoes everything a little bit. we already seeing heavier showers on this computer model. at 2:30 the same trend is we warm up and dry out in the afternoon that still breezy. 5:30 looking at showers approaching frederick and by 8:00 seeing a lot of heavy rain especially south. this is the time we could see hail. now
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under does it a little bit but a lot of similarities. drying up by 2:30 and a few stray showers. 5:00 we see a line built south of the mason-dixon line and by 7:30 it skips over. still potential for strong storms to potential south of interstate 60. severe weather risk for metro and south, i won't rule it out for areas south of dc. rain chances lingering wednesday and thursday. 9:30 wednesday stray showers and then evening showers areas to the south. high today 84 and topper will be here to bring you an up to date look at at the storms at 5:00 and 6:00. 62 thursday and more showers and watching for potential of yellow weather alert wednesday or thursday. good-looking day on saturday. we will be right back.
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but jamie raskin is the only abdemocrat for congress who led the fight for tougher gun laws. only raskin took on the nra to ban military-style assault weapons. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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tonight on wusa9 news at 5:00 a day care owner charged with murder in the death of an infant. were tracking the races in the maryland primary day and remember the 107-year-old who danced with the obamas? she has a new reason to smile today. that's at 5:00. today yellow weather alert and make sure you o
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84 degrees. warmest day left over and thunderstorms later on today. the first 20,000 through the gates at national park that a plush teddy. that's it for wusa9 news and we will be back at 5:00. have a great day and go nats!
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>> ian: [ grunts ] ah, be careful there, victor. >> victor: [ grunts ] >> ian: you don't want to split that wound -- open it. >> victor: go away, will you? >> ian: even victor newman bleeds, you know. oh, you rascal. you're trying to pop those stitches so you can get back to the delectable dr. gates and her tender care. [ chuckles ] of course, it's not an affair of the heart -- not when you have the beautiful nikki waiting for you on the outside. you know, victor, i was hoping that you'd join me as a comrade in arms, but methinks you're angling for an exit strategy of your own, huh? >> victor: we wandering spirits could work together -- is that it? >> ian: you've seen the light, huh? wise man.

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