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saturday and a pretty good weekend. let's look at the numbers. 39 in leesburg. arlington at 38. in st. mary's county it is freezing. there are scattered clouds today with a lot of sunshine, as in the lotus mid 50's. adrenal below average. west wind at 5-10. a lot of sunshine this weekend, cloudy sunday. highs in the 50s. a little cooler on sunday. now to the traffic with lisa baden. >> in virginia they moved the construction of the beltway. everything is open at canal road. at the key bridge, the construction is complete, but there's a fatal crash on the baltimore washington parkway south bound. you are able to get on. southbound traffic is diverted
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at 108. now to pamela brown with the latest on that. >> bw parkway southbound between 197 and 198. the southbound lanes should be reopened by the morning rush. drivers are advised to take 95 south or other tool and south until the southbound lanes of bw parkway. at 1:00 this morning a man was driving southbound when his car broke down as he was trying to move it to the sud of the road another car hit his car ended the drivers. he was dead on arrival.
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no other injuries to report. the driver of that car was dead on a libel. that is the latest. back to you. >> thank you. it is 5:02. our other top stories on this friday, attack on campus in college park. >> in happened at a parking garage. students are speaking allen against the latest act of violence. we will have more on that in a live report later. excuse maker. 00 me. a fire and the northwest d.c. apartment building has left four people. to be people flames broke khaled after 10:00 last night in the 100 block of kennedy street. if people were rescued by firefighters from the window. if the people suffered smoke inhalation and a firefighter
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suffered an ankle injury. learning about a body that was found in the box along, let earlier this week. a 36-year-old named vasquez was accosted and his body was dumped along interstate 70 in frederick. police are looking for marvin palencia. the two recently where fighting of rainn wilson. a developing story this morning. security pat-downs at airports. some airports are considering ditching tsa agents completely. the tsa administrator says ongoing intelligence about threats prompted the need for more thorough screening. >> if your question is whether
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you understand the sensitivity of people, i do. whether i'm going to change the policy, no. >> a congressman sent letters encouraging exports to replace tsa screeners with security guards, but that is causing controversy. board is looking at the escalators. one board member suggested replacing the escalators. the general manager says the transit agency does not have the money and will focus on a day- to-day maintenance. the board was told 40 escalators have had a breaks replaced recently. president obama is always aware from landing in lisbon, portugal, the first, on a two- european visit. siebel attend back-to-back trade summits. those meetings will focus on
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global security on the heels of the lisbon terrorist threats. a showdown on extending the bush tax cuts. democrats say that the series of votes after thanksgiving will be held on extending tax cuts for middle-class. there will let tax cuts for of the expired. republicans want to extend all the tax cuts. they are set to expire december 31. there is more fear and anger this morning after another student was attacked on campus at the parking garage. john gonsalez has the latest on the search for a suspect and reaction from outraged people. >> usually it is off campus when incidents happened. >> students are getting used the hearing about crimes of school grounds, but this has many alarmed. >> crime on campus is usually pretty local.
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>> a student was attacked in the parking garages just after parking. students feel this is something they should not have to worry a ballot. >> we pay tuition and we should get security. >> the man fallen to the students down the stairwell near the exit of a busy bus and just steps from an emergency it can't steps from an emergency call box. she was able to fight off the attacker. she called police minutes later. the man took off by foot. >> they are wondering if anyone saw anything from their lenders, dhe bank on my door --banger on. >> does not security in the stairwells. >> you would never expect something like that to happen.
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>> it's 40 degrees. >> still ended, the beginning of the encounter. >> 0, nil. final journey it's the big screen. >> during deliberations in the chandra levy taze in its third day. >> what to expect
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welcome back. 10 minutes after 5 on this friday morning. a techcrunch traffic and weather. -- it's time. >> the scattered clouds the deck is beginning to fall apart. we expect mostly sunny skies. temperatures dropped a little bit. 36 in gaithersburg and frederick. 38 at reagan national. 43 yet culpeper. 34 at dulles airport on this friday dominca. mostly sunny today, highs in the
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mid 50's around the beltway, low 50's everywhere else. cooler than normal for this time of year. a lot of sense in this weekend, partly cloudy on sunday. highs in the low 50's on sunday. let's look at the road is with lisa baden. looks good in virginia. no problems out of frederick. the greenway and the dulles toll road are quiet. there was a fatal crash last night on the bw parkway. pamela brown said it was a pedestrian that was followed of the disabled vehicle struck by another car. live pictures of the documentation process. southbound between 198 and 197 will be closed until further notice. back to you. >> thank you. 5:11. >> coming up, the myspace- facebook masekela, how they are
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americans together -- matt to cchup. >> we could be one step closer to knowing the fate of the man accused of killing chandra levy, three o
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when my husband got sick and couldn't work anymore, it was up to me to support our family. karri danner went back to school, to become a nurse. my education made all the difference but now some in washington want regulations restricting access to career colleges and universities, denying opportunity to millions of people like karri, letting government decide who can go to college. it's my education, and my job,. don't let washington get in the way.
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welcome back. we begin with breaking news. a deadly accident has shut down the southbound baltimore and washington parkway near route 198 in laurel. a man was trying to push his broken-down car off the highway when he fell. and he was struck by another vehicle. the man has not been identified, but he was pronounced dead.
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the search is underway for mental detect a student at university of maryland parking garage. the students had just parked the car when the suspects grand turk. the got away with herself on and student i.d. of the opel lesa and found the bodies of three people missing. a 13-year-old girl was found home. the man charged with the kidnapping led investigators to the body. we are still waiting for a verdict in the chandra levy in the trial this morning. the jury goes back to work today for a third day of deliberations. courtney robinson is live outside superior court with the latest. >> good morning. it is hard to know exactly what is going on during these deliberations. very little to nothing from the jurors or from the court,
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rather, on all of this. we are watching. just which way it are the jurors going to determine the fate of? that is only something the nine women and three men deliberating nkow. -- know. there's a jailhouse confessions --m emaar guandique's ingmar guandique's former cellmates. the results for instance evidence linking guandique to the american. -- to the murder. she likely died of a slow death from dehydration. they will have to see if there's enough evidence to convict.
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they've been at this two days. they will begin the div deliberations action 9:30. -- at 9:30. political prisoner tightening on a suspect in the prince william county corruption scandal. a petition drive is under way to prevent leslie johnson from taking a seat on the prince george's county council. another council member elect named franklin is urging her not to take the seat. jonathan anteros and county executive jack johnson were arrested last week on corruption charges. new york congressman charles michael faces possible censure or for violating ethics rules. the committee recommends that the fullness century ago a veteran democrat. he was found guilty of failing to pay taxes and using official resources to raise money for college center.
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more people are texting. that's according to a new survey by aaa and the company that's building the high occupancy toll lanes on. it's up 47%. 72% of the people say the adenosine news stories about the dangers. 52% feel the need to respond to a text messages or phone calls. a social network match-up. rob nelson has the story and more. >> my face and facebook and get family. space and facebook members will be able to get a stream of entertainment content based on
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their interests. there's a application the lives you see the stars, planets, and more in the past and the future. sky map. >> you can only go back in time 100 years ago into the future 100 years. that aside, it is a lot of fun. it will appeal to amateur astronomers. >> you can point into the sky. --s of the application it is a free applications. i'm rob nelson. i need to know the weather forecast. >> [unintelligible] [talking at once]
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>> they say that it's better when it's colder, because iwamura clothing. because you wear more clothing. >> it is 36 in bristow. sunrise just a few minutes before 7:00. tetris will adopt a degree or two. it's 37 degrees in burke. 38 in montgomery village. brandywine at the freezing point. yesterday was 59, for the high temperature at reagan national. cooler in outlying areas. the average high is 56. if today's record is 77. that was set in 1928. it does not look like we will get anywhere near that for the foreseeable future.
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there's a son of cold air by thanksgiving and towards the weekend after thanksgiving. the columns headed to the north west, are falling apart as they push to the southeast. -- the clouds from are falling apart. mostly sunny today, low to mid 50's. tomorrow morning will be colds, and near freezing. the weekend is fantastic. mostly sunny this weekend, near 60. low 50's on sunday. 64 degrees by tuesday. good stuff in virginia. quiet traffic roundabout way. no problems from southern maryland. this looks good in northeast and south east d.c. there's no disruptions from the virginia railway express. a live picture of traffic on.
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southbound there's a fatal crash between 198 sandlin 97. there's still equipment on the scene. -- between 198 and 197. use 95 instead of the baltimore washington barretto it. back to you. >> thank you. 5:22. 41 degrees. >> the young maryland terrapins basketball team has another difficult test. find alex if they managed to beat their opponents. >> today on "oprah," her favorite things, in the farewell season, today at 4:00 on abc 7.
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>> the maryland terrapins took their record on the road. they grew up a little. they gave pittsburgh all they could handle. let's go to madison square garden. picking up in the first half. chris and runs past everybody. the terrapins led. tucker had 17 to lead the terrapins. there's williams cleaning up. the terrapins were down six. the player of the game was this freshman with 10 rebounds. 79-70 was the final. georgetown had an easy time
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yesterday beating carolina in the charleston classic. jason clark scored 22 points. another scored 14 in the second half. 0 -- they beat a coastal carolina. >> the news continues at 5:00 verti30. >> wizards and witches takeover of a product of washington. we were there as "harry potter" fans lined up for the midnight show. >> more people complaining that they don't like the look or feel of new airline security measures. what they are doing about it, coming up. >> adam caskey and belfort
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live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, breaking news, a deadly crash along the baltimore washington parkway bring in the morning rush to a crawl. we will have live team coverage. good morning, washington. >> glad your joining us on this friday morning, november 19. i am alison starling. >> i am greta kreuz. we start with adam caskey and the check on the forecast. >> not amended. a high-pressure moving in. it is a little chilly. -- not a bad day. at frederick it is 36.
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34 degrees at dulles airport, 38 at reagan national. a lot of sunshine today, some scattered clouds, like temperatures in the low to mid 50's. low 50's in outlying areas. it's going to be a chilly morning tomorrow, near and a little above freezing. a mild afternoon tomorrow afternoon with sunny skies. partly cloudy skies by sunday. a very agreeable weekend for an outdoor plans or any plans. now to breaking traffic. the breaking news is the baltimore washington parkway, fatal crash investigation. southbound traffic is forced to exit at 198. you are able to access the parkway from 197. route 1 or 95 are better
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options. for details on the accident, let's go to pamela brown on the scene. >> we are on the bw parkway southbound between 197 and 198. southbound has been closed since 1:00 this morning. there was a two-car collision reported. lanes are about to be reopened. we are about to get more details. what is the latest? >> the crash reconstruction has been here, so lanes should reopen in a few minutes. at 1:00 this morning because of multiple vehicle crash. one person was outside his vehicle when he was struck by another vehicle. that person is dead. >> why was the driver error, the vehicle? what was the driver outside
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the vehicle? >> the vehicle may have been disabled. we are trying to determine the facts. >> there is a tour bus in the median. >> it swerved apparently to avoid the crash scene. >> the driver of the car was dead on arrival. any other details? >> that is all we have. it is early in the investigation. >> thank you. if the accident reconstruction team is on the scene. there are about to wrap things up on the bw parkway southbound, good news for commuters. back to you. >> thank you. 32. 5: a man montag the university of maryland student on the college park campus. >> a v'rreal student was
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assaulted wednesday night at inside the parking garage. the man followed her down the stairwell, grant her and "to grabbed her and put what felt like a gun in iraq. >> a former boxer named thompson was arrested yesterday on a wire fraud charges. he's accused of taking a half million dollars from his nonprofit organization. that's a program in northeast d.c. for aris youth. he used the money for vacations and gambling. an off-duty federal officers accused of killing a pet dog goes on trial today. keith shepherd faces misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty and firing a gun near howe says. he shot and killed a siberian husky in august adult park. he said it was in self-defense
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in order to protect his wife and daughter. looking at is david, president obama is about to arrive in portugal for a two-day visit. he will attend meetings with nato allies on the afghan war and global security threats and he will talk about trade with the european union. millions of people could soon see unemployment benefits run out. the house failed to pass a bill to extend jobless benefits for another three months. that bill was brought to the floor on fast-track rules that require a two-thirds vote. republicans opposed the measure because they could not attach spending cuts. the tsa is standing by newcomer more intrusive security checks at airports. >> this controversy comes as americans are preparing for disethe busy holiday travel sea. emily schmidt has the latest. >> good morning.
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we were talking about this earlier this week. since then, the passenger complaints have become louder and there have been more of them. even the tsa is trying to explain its actions. if passengers across the country say that in the balance of security versus privacy, they feel things are tipping the wrong way. full body scanners are in 60 airports. full body pat-downs are in every airport. this is a of the measures are necessary because of threats. republican congressman wants airports to fire the tsa and hire private security contractors. the california district attorney has warned tsa orders that he will prosecute anyone in april really touching passengers during pat-downs. it could be a misdemeanor, even over your clothing.
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the tsa has posted information on its website because of the rumors. they say it's important to keep everybody on the same page, as does lacklustre the thanksgiving holiday. back to you. >> thank you. 40 degrees. 5:36. >> still ahead, the movie has arrived. dozens of people weren't out at midnight last night to get a first showing. >> we will have the latest from the chandra levy murder case in a live report. >> first, and a good check on traffic and weather eve
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♪ when i saw all the jobs disappearing, i knew i needed to find a better way to support my daughter. at age forty, greg flowers went back to school. i got a job as a computer applications engineer. but now some in washington want regulations restricting access to career colleges and universities, denying opportunity to millions of people like greg, letting government decide who can go to college. it's my education, my job, it should be my choice. don't let washington get in the way.
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we are at the martin luther king memorial project. on this american samoa it architect with the project. we just want to we-- >> good morning, washington. >> good morning, washington. 5:39 on this friday morning. it's chilly outside. >> adam caskey. do you have your turkey? >> not yet. we need to get on top of that.
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it's 36 in oakton, 33 in brandywine, 36 in quantico. there's a light wind outside. west wind at 5-10. mostly sunny with a few scattered cloud its, high temperatures in the low to mid 50's. a couple degrees below average. tonight will be cold, or around freezing tonight and early saturday. very agreeable this weekend with sunshine. you will be able to rake the leaves. added cloud cover on sunday with highs in the low 50's. nov-like. high-pressure overhead for this weekend. now to lisa baden. baltimore or washington parkway southbound had a crash at 1:00 this morning.
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they are moving everyone away from the scene. southbound between 198 and 197 is getting ready to open, all lanes, a few minutes. in good shape in the american legion bridge. no problems on the dulles greenway or the toll road. 95 is clear in virginia. headlights are northbound out of springfield. plenty of volume. back to you. >> thank you. 5:41, 40 degrees. >> coming up, raising tempers and raising ratings, the bristol palin backlash will not go away. >> could we soon have a verdict in and the chandra levy murder trial? >> there is a search for
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>> tonight at 5 o'clock, why are so many people going to other churches. there is a melting pot church that goes across races and generations. tonight at 5:00. early friday morning. southbound baltimore and washington parkway is closed between 198 and 197 because of a deadly accident. a man was trying to push his broken-down car off the highway when he fell and was then hit by another vehicle. the man was pronounced dead at the scene. the tsa is facing a growing backlash. the policy. a florida congressman is calling on exports to hire a private security contractor instead of the tsa.
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in new zealand, two dozen people are missing after a large explosion at the country's largest coal mine. five workers stumbled to the surface after the blast. a buildup of gas may have contributed to the explosion. back to work for the jury in the chandra levy murder trial. after two days of deliberations, there still no verdict. if courtney robinson has been following this and she's like that superior court with the latest. >> good morning. there's still no word from the jury on the fate of ingmar guandique, the man accused of killing chandra levy. all 12 jurors if will be bback at d.c. superior court starting a 9:30 this morning for deliberations. it is impossible to know exactly what's going on inside the rome where they are
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sequestered. we saw the jurors have as they came and went yesterday. they seemed in good spirits talking with one another. it comes down to the prosecution's argument that ingmar guandique told a former cellmate that he killed chandra levy and from the defense that there is no prescribed linking him to the murder. we will be polycom all day watching, waiting for the verdict, if it comes down today. check for the latest on our website, the on-line home of abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. prince william county officials want to know what the federal their retinue about an illegal immigrant charged with a deadly car crash. there's a report that the county wants information on investigations of 23-year-old
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carlos montano, he faces a drunk driving and other charges in connection with the august crash that killed sister denise mozer. we should learn more today about what vincent gray plans for the district's schools. he's giving the breakfast presentation this morning to education and business leaders. the event will take place at the national press club. the auspices of washington is getting ready to become a cardinal. pope benedict will elevate the archbishop and three others during a lavish ceremony tomorrow at vatican city. today the current and future cardinals will meet with the pulte to discuss critical issues facing the church including the sex scandals. it could soon be easier for federal police to get to work. if congress has passed a bill requiring federal agencies to develop policies for telecommuting, which will increase productivity and ease
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congestion on highways. most republicans voted against the bill, saying it would cost too much to implement. time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. we have it all. >> sounds like a nice weekend. >> i'm ready. >> it is straightforward. a lot of sunshine, pressure. if all-like temperature. >> it's good when we don't have rain. >> we have been lucky this month will get one day of soaking rain and the legal about a week or so without rain. we will see what happens in the forecast. these are some of the coldest temperatures on the weather but network this morning. it's 30 in sterling, 31 in accident, 31 in tallon, 32 in vacaville. -- 31 in helen.
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it is 38 in steuben city, virginia. oxon hill, 40. 36 in the district. a chilly start to the debt. the average high temperature is 39 degrees at reagan national airport. the record today is 77. . we will be far . we had scattered clouds, but they are beginning to break up over the region. we expect mostly sunny skies today with high-pressure just to the west. the high eastridge is from canada to the gulf of mexico. it will move east as we go through the weekend. it will deflect active weather up and around our region. we will expect all lot of sunshine and night temperatures. 52 is a high temperature today.
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low 50's in outlying areas. in the metro area and around the beltway, mid 50's. close to average 40 high temperatures today with sunshine. there's a west wind. the weekend will be near 50 tomorrow and sunday. partly cloudy. low 50's on sunday. there could be a few showers wednesday and thursday. baltimore washington barretto it was closed several hours for an accident b between 198 and 197. that has reopened. -- the baltimore washington parkway. looks good in virginia. no problems on the beltway, to answer from the wilson bridge. looks good at american legion. looks good in germantown on 270. breaking news.
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president obama has just landed in portugal for the european summit. he will attend meetings with nato allies on the war in afghanistan and global security threats and trade with the european union. we will continue following his trip through today. the final countdown. dancing with the stars. a conservative blog your says bristol palin could take the trophy this season. other websites say there are conspiracy theories. she apologized for a homophobic comment that her sister posted on facebook, responding to somebody criticizing their families reality show. pristupa fill in go to that she and resistor should not reacted to negative comments about their family. she thanked people who supported her in the dance competition.
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cynne simpson will be there live for the qur'an finals in the competition from los will be there live before the finals. >> her scores are not close to brandy's. >> i don't have that figured alan yet. 5:53, 40 degrees. >> you are watching "good
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part 1 of the harry potter moved its finale is finally in theaters. >> its premiere at midnight. excited fans lined up outside the historic uptown theater in northwest d.c. any of them waited for iras. they had been expectations. >> i expect and also movie. >> i expect to see a terrific movie. >> it should be amazing. >> i read the book, i'm pretty excited. >> a lot of the fans were dressed as their favorite "harry
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potter" characters. coming up in the next hour, arch campbell will break the movie -- rate the movie. are you going to see it? >> i am. lot more still to come. >> unwanted roommates at george washington university. >> lisa baden will help you navigate your friday morning commute with traffic and and this one i've titled "tree." can you tell me what f-stop you had the aperture set to? uh, pretty big. and the shutter speed?
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breaking news, a bizarre crash leaves a driver dead and an early-morning traffic nightmare. >> and an attack on a local campus leaves students outraged. >> metro's escalator problems are even bigger than they saw it. "good morning washington" continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is 6:00. we are all in the same boat together. november 19, friday. i am greta kreuz. >> i am alison starling. i am greta kreuz. >> i am alison starling.


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