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happy thanksgiving friends, and thanks so much for joining us, i'm larry miller. okay so we know a lot of you probably just have the turkey in the oven right now. you're probably getting ready to prepare it. or make it all nice and pretty and ready for dinner that will take place in a couple of you ares. right now but we're talk -- of hours, right now but we're talking act black friday. and -- about black friday. and you know what the forecast is going to look like for later on today into tomorrow. miri marshall is here with us this afternoon. >> it is afternoon time. tv because we haven't -- it's because we haven't hard the thanksgiving dinner yet larry. >> they are here? >> so good, i'm glad you got word that they're here. i've been waiting on them. hey good afternoon everyone. thanksgiving is shaping up to be such abysm day. have you stepped outside yet --
have you stepped outside yet? temperatures right at 42 degrees but with the wind out of the west-northwest at just 9 miles per hour, that makes it feel a little bit cooler. it feels more like 37 degrees but the sun not really helping to heat things up very much. this is what your thanksgiving pans out to be. high temperatures 46 to 50 degrees and we'll continue to see that sunshine all day long. and as we look at your day planner, we're up to 45 degrees by 2:00 p.m. and trying to get in some family time by 4:00 it's 48 degrees and then by 6:00 p.m. as some of the stores begin to open. 46 degrees as you get the early start on black friday shopping. you will actually head down to fedex field as a big tailgate going on that just started in the noon hour. redskins on the field tonight bring a heavier jacket. 44 degrees as the game starts. but as the game wraps up, the temperatures will begin to fall out there so 39 degrees as you are heading home from the game. over the next few hours you'll notice we have nt
later on this evening -- even later on this evening no rain delays possible with this particular game. the clear skies all through the evening and we'll continue to see that until we get to the weekend. which is when we are going to have rain chance and i will show you that coming up. all right -- miri thank you and remember you can always get more information about the weather forecast from our wusa9 mobile app. and also our weather app as well. all right, while you were preparing your turkey this morning, volunteers were making sure thousands of home bound locals actually get a warm holiday meal this season. and as mikea turner explains, this is all a part of food and friends mission to help those that need it the most. >> reporter: the packaging area at food and friends, dozens of volunteers spent thanksgiving morning wrapping up turkeys. >> this gives them a chance to host. >> reporter: and side dishes like sweet potatoes and -- potatoes and corn and string beans. >> this might be the last time they get to
you feel like you're really contributing something even if you never meet the people you know you're making a difference. >> i've been doing this for ten years about and i'm actually paying it forward. >> reporter: brenda's mother was a client before she died of lung cancer in 2007. the food and friends provided meals she couldn't fix alone. >> it was so delightful to her because she lived alone. did not have good health and could not cook. so the meals were just a total blessing. >> reporter: this thanksgiving, volunteers will deliver 3500 meals to people fighting life- threatening illnesses like hiv/aids, cancer and diabetes. more than 18,000 pounds of food has been prepared giving clients a chance to host their own dinner for up to six family members or friends. we're with jerry blastenstein, one of more than 700 volunteers today making deliveries and we're about to meet a client. >> hey stella. >> thank you. >> reporter: joseph downer
isn't a man of many words. how you doing today? >> pretty good. >> reporter: good. but when he invited us in his appreciation spoke volumes. >> very good -- >> reporter: donor is living with hiv. >> i wouldn't like nobody to be in my shoes. >> reporter: he's been a client for seven years now and like so many others he's just grateful for the support. reporting from the district, mikea turner, wusa9. >> food and friends has served more than 2,000 clients this year. and for more information on the organization and how you can get involve. you can find that information on our website. wusa9.com. well, it's one of the big stories this afternoon. 17 of the 18 players that were suspended from hd woodson's football team for fighting did not suit up for today's turkey bowl championship. michael quander joining us from northeast d.c. this afternoon with more on this situation. michael? >> reporter: yeah larry, if you look if you live in d.c., if you go to a d.c. public school, you look forward to the game every single year. and you know, the warriors have actually been wig
row if you look right over here you can see the crowd still here packing the stands. a lot of people who are here rooting for the warriors. worried because of good number of their players are not allowed to play in the game today. now i want you all to take a look at this video. let me break it down for you. fight broke out on the field at a football game between the players and woodson and eastern high schools about two weeks ago. now that was against the rules so the school district reviewed the video and identified the students involved and at the time, 18 players from woodson and seven players from eastern were suspended for one game. after an appeals process, one of those woodson players had their suspension overturned. and they are allowed to play in the game today. now eastern is done for the season. so their players will have to sit out the first game next year. now this has been very controversial, many parents we talked to have been very upset thinking this is very unfair but other parents say you know this is necessary and something that needed to be done. now i can tell you that the stands are still fi
having a good time still. i know the warriors, the team here, wood zonks hoping to beat -- woodson, hoping to be in today's game. the score right now. woodson 0. ballou 13 with just one second left in the third quarter. we're going throat you know what happens and a story lit -- to let you know what happens and a story later on wusa9.com. for now reporting live, michael quander, wusa9. this afternoon one person is dead after a tractor-trailer and car collided this morning in fairfax county. investigators tell us that the car ran off the road and struck the trailer on the inner loop of the beltway near van dorn street. the driver of the car passed away at the scene. two right lanes remain closed as police complete their investigation. we now know that the baltimore police detective sean suiter was shot with his own service weapon. the question this afternoon is who pulled the trigger? the d.c. native was shot last week on the west side of the city. suiter's murder happened on the day before he was supposed
a case against a fellow officer. however investigators tell us that there's no evidence that that case had anything to do with his death. in d.c., a funeral home with a shady past could be in court soon. the district's attorney general issued a restraining order against the austin roysters funeral home in northwest washington. it's being accused of operating without proper licenses and charging grieving families for services it didn't provide. meantime in montgomery county police are looking for someone shooting up buses and businesses with a bb gun. they've been happening mostly in the germantown area. police report at least 20 shootings since late september. if caught police plan to charge the person with property damage and right now there's a $10,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest. the most serious black friday shoppers are already heading to the malls, that is unless they're already camping out in front of a store like this guy right here. who wants to be the first to scoop up the big sa
best buy near dallas, texas. best buy is just one of a dozen stores that's going to be opening later today. so which stores going to be open here locally? so as we just mentioned best buy will also open here in our area. starting at 5:00 and will close at 1:00 on friday morning. jcpenney's opens even earlier within the next two hours and macy's and toys "r" us also open at 5:00 and target and wal- mart will open at 6:00. all of these stores will also be open tomorrow for black friday. u.s. troops stationed overseas are getting a taste of home with their traditional thanksgiving dinner at military bases around the world. fin lewis has the story. >> reporter: just 60 miles from the north korean border, u.s. troops enjoyed the most american of meals. thanksgiving dinner gave them a rare chance to relax in a region under constant nuclear threat. >> i have family back at home. i have a wife and two beautiful daughters, but i'm here now and making the best of it while i can. >> reporter: with more than 28,000 u.s. troops
south korea, kitchens had to be run with military precision. >> we stayed up late last night cooking about 60 turkeys. and we serve probably over 1,000 soldiers and families. so far. >> reporter: in a video conference, president trump spoke with military members overseas. >> i know i speak on behalf of all americans when i say that we totally support you. in fact, we love you. we really do. >> reporter: more than 200,000 u.s. servicemen and women are deployed across the world right now. from qatar. >> i just wanted to wish all my friends and family back in birmingham, alabama a very happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: to japan. >> i would like to wish all the marines and sailors across the world a happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: to puerto rico. >> happy thanksgiving! >> reporter: and when you're far from friends and family, a little home style comfort food can make a world of difference. fin lewis, cbs news. >> and we certainly hope that all of them make a safe return
100,000 pounds of turkey to u.s. troops based around the world. an estimated 3.5 million people lined the streets of the big apple for the country's largest thanksgiving day parade. there was also plenty of security along the parade route as well. the added police presence falls on the heels of the new york terrorist attack that happened last october. that left eight people dead. the 91st parade went off without any issues. well, if you watched a cooking show you know that presentation is everything. coming up, see why one mom is playing with her food to help her picky eater at home and why maybe you should consider it too.
i just drank tons of water a proall the time, it was never enough. my dentist suggested biotene. my mouth felt more lubricated. i use the biotene rinse and then i use the spray. biotene did make a difference. [heartbeat] welcome back. well, the little ones be at your thanksgiving day table today? and which foods would be likely make a face at when they see it in front of their plates? well, parents know it can certainly be nearly impossible to get little children
new foods. now one california mom is sharing her creative solution and encouraging other parents to play with their food. chris martinez explains. >> i could do this all day. >> reporter: she sees every meal as a chance to create something new. >> i pull all my stuff out and i just start playing with food. >> reporter: kim is the mom of a very picky eater and getting her daughter sam to try different foods was a constant struggle. >> i didn't know what to do anymore. and this was my desperate attempt to try something different and new. >> reporter: so kim unleashed her imagination. >> it's looking down. >> reporter: transforming sam's meals into whimsical works of art. >> my first dish was a tree that i did. it was just rice with caramelized pork meat. >> reporter: it worked. sam started trying her new meals leading kim to design more clever culinary concepts. like this chicken made of rice. and
but her biggest fan is still her little girl. >> she makes all kinds of these reactions that is just so priceless and it -- gives me another boost of energy to continue. >> reporter: kim's plate art isn't always homemade food. it's often takeout even leftovers. >> use it and cut it. >> reporter: she's now teaching parents online how to recreate her work. >> it doesn't have to be perfect. >> reporter: hoping it will inspire other finicky eaters to try something new. >> double scoop ice cream. >> reporter: chris martinez, cbs news, anaheim, california. >> certainly creative indeed. all right, well if you need a place to go to for dinner, galazz io's restaurant in la plata, maryland is giving away free meals. reservations are required however. the restaurant is making 25 turkeys and all the fixings. the meals are served until 6:00 this evening. a warning from the usda. the popular pop up timers may not give you an accurate read. the gauges only check the internal temperature and one area. but you really
three spots with the food thermometer. the thickest part of the breast, the innermost part of the wing and the innermost part of the thigh just to be sure that your bird is coming out to at least 165 degrees in all parts. meantime our friends at mashable.com decided to rank some of the most popular thanksgiving day side dishes. it seems that canned cranberry sauce came in at number one. the reasoning? well, they say it's a tart surprise in the middle of all the other food that you're eating. it tastes great with turkey. and stuffing. as they say. you may not remember exactly what it feels like to ride your first bike but you likely remember that feeling of pure freedom that comes along for the ride. sadly, there are kids who are deprived of that milestone. thankfully, there's also a man making it his mission to make sure that they don't miss out. boyd hue pert introduces us to jack the bike guy.
wheels and spokes. and freedom. >> keep pedaling. >> reporter: freedom forged by a callous and a dream. garage minded. sparked, spangled champion. of those in need of freedom. >> she was pointing out i want a bike. you know. i want to ride a bike. if you don't touch the pedals. >> reporter: those feet, those feet belonging -- >> busy girl. >> reporter: to 3-year-old carly mcdermott. >> this we go. >> reporter: -- there we go. >> reporter: need a hand. because a princess bike still isn't small enough. >> exactly. yeah. >> reporter: for bobby jo and adam's princess. >> the short name is -- who's on there? >> reporter: carly has a form of dwarfism. lila has cerebral palsy. >> i guess i'm -- >> reporter: maddy and her sister sydney have heart transplants. all among
because of jack carlson. >> they said it wasn't possible and here he is picking up all these different parts and putting it together in this like puzzle. >> there's always a way. >> i cried because i didn't know if i'd ever see my kid ride a bike. >> freedom. yeah total freedom. >> because they don't have enough skill yet but i want to ride my -- bike to the park. to visit a really close park here. >> reporter: lay la's freedom. >> more than a bike. >> reporter: that's what carly's parents want for their daughter too. and what's driving jack in the autumn of a 40 year bike business career. >> it was almost getting me to the point where i wanted to get out of it. and you know i just -- just tired of the same old thing. then this came along and kind of restarted the spark. >> reporter: jack's cell phone one of his bikes, and a video of a mom and daughter he's watched 100 times. >> are you going to go fast? >> reporter: freedom. [ screaming ]
>> reporter: and now at the strous gate and bike shop where jack earns his living. >> 14 inches right here, beat the floor. >> reporter: it's about to be carly's turn. >> only one like it. let's see how she likes it. >> what is that? >> bike. >> that's your bike honey. put year feet apart. good girl. look at that. >> reporter: wheels up. on carly's first taste of freedom. >> makes me happy she can be like other kids. keep turning. good job carly. >> reporter: freedom stored for 100 summer days ahead. >> this way. >> reporter: in a garage. >> you like your bike? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: freedom born. in one too. >> every kid should be able to ride a bike. it's just a freedom thing. >> bye mom. you can't stop me. >> every kid should be able to ride a bike. >> they should. >> what a blessing for the gentleman and that little girl just so cute there. >> i
thinking about getting my son a little tricycle for christmas. little red one. >> probably be going to the grocery store for you to get your -- . >> good. >> hey boyd. ride that bike to the corner. i don't know. >> so we're all geared up for black friday. >> we are. >> it's going to be kicking off shortly. how are we looking? >> bring your jack fete you're going to -- jacket if you're going to stands outside. waiting for the lines. it is still 39-degrees in gaithersburg at this hour. we are in the 40s everyone where else. 42 -- everywhere else. 42 degrees in washington, d.c. but with winds at 9 miles per hour, it's certainly feeling little bit cooler and it feels more like 37 degrees in washington. so as you're doing house hopping and got all the invites you want to bring that jacket to keep you comfortable as you head outside. this is what we'll see today for the rest of our thanksgiving. high temperatures 46 to 50 degrees. mostly sunny. and certainly very chilly. this is how it breaks down by the hour. by 2:00 p.m. up to 45. 48 dre
black friday starts at about 6:00 p.m. you'll see those temperatures at 46 degrees when people head out to start shopping later on this evening. bowl of you are -- but some of you are probably getting ready to go tailgate for the redskins' game later on tonight. as you head out 44 degrees as if game starts. and -- the game starts and then later on tonight the temperatures will have begun to drop. down to 39 as the game is wrapping up. high pressure is in place and that is what's giving us this beautiful weather today with plenty of sunshine. but my friends, as in life, that doesn't last forever. neither does our sunshine. we've got rain chances starting saturday. this is futurecast at 2:30 p.m. light duty stuff. spotty showers you can go in one location and it's completely dry. you can go somewhere else and then there are some light showers. it's in and it's out very quickly. by 8:30 p.m. we just have a faint trace of a shower south of washington aside from that it is over. then the cooler air moves in by sunday. so saturday bottom line, showers after 2:00 p.m. light and
expected. on the seven day forecast, you'll notice a roller coaster ride of temperatures. 55 degrees tomorrow with sunshine. and then 59 degrees saturday with the shower. 49 degrees sunday. like ten degrees cooler from one day and very chilly out and breezy. can then by tuesday -- and then by tuesday we're back to 62 degrees. there's more news and another check of your weather coming up. black friday used to bring out the worst in me. i was up all hours. i couldn't sleep.
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the tickets for the game tonight start at about $7. which is less than a movie ticket and a foot long from subway. right now the capitol christmas free is on its way to d.c. but it's making a few pit stops along the way. a crowd of people showed up to get a look at the tree yesterday in missouri. before crews packed it up and got back on the road. it will arrive at joint base andrews in prince george's county on sunday. and will be taken to the west lawn of the capitol on monday. one final look at the forecast when we come back.
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>> jill: oh, there you are! happy thanksgiving, darling. >> billy: it doesn't smell like thanksgiving. >> jill: well, of course it does. fall is in the air. can't you smell the scent of pine and falling leaves? >> billy: i'm talking about the smell of turkey. you said hurry because the food is almost done. >> jill: well, surely to god you didn't expect that i would be cooking? >> billy: no, no, i know better than that, but i expected catered turkey at least. you lied to me? >> jill: no, no, no. you assumed. the food is getting ready down at crimson lights, where you and i will be feeding the homeless. >> billy: [ chuckles ] okay. all right. what's going on? >> jill: what do you mean, what's going on? >> billy: well, i'm not buying this sudden humanitarian impulse from you. >> jill: billy, i thought it would be nice if you and i gave back to the community, okay, something altruistic. it's not like the first time we've done this. >> billy: what's going on?