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oming up, it was a violent halloween around parts of the distribute. at least five shootings -- district. at least five shootings including one in georgetown. >> the evidence in the luol lemon trial that may not be allowed to present to the jury. >> and good morning to you, washington. it is tuesday 5:00 now on this november 1. >> we begin with your traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we'll check in with lisa in just a second. first meteorologist adam caskey. >> pretty good. we have some areas of light rain. southeastern prince george's county, upper marlboro. moving south down 301.
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nice little sprinkle this morning and then along calvert county lower calvert county, some light showers. skies will continue to clear out locally this morning. in the 30's east of the metro. 30's out to the west where we have had clear skies. charlestown at 33. still high temperatures today will be in the mid 50's again kind of like yesterday. we will break into a lot of sunshine. total sunshine tomorrow. i love this photo. i want to leave you happy after the weather. this is little ian, 9 1/2 months old. as a gnome last night. >> thanks for pa that. overnight road work moved out of the way. unfortunately, i have two accidents to warn you about on
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66, both eastbound. on on the shoulder. one after the belt way after leesburg pike. be careful heading out. 95 between richmond and baltimore, how about normal travel time? that will work. >> thanks so much lisa. 5:02 now. our top story now, halloween is supposed to be about harmless scarce. >> police say there were several shootings including one on a busy street in georgetown. >> one guy ran across the street and fired off three shots. >> a scary scenario for hundreds of people enjoying halloween celebrations in the heart of georgetown. it all started when two groups of teens started fighting. >> kids jumping on top of cars trying to jump on each other's heads. it was crazy. >> gunfire rang out near the intersection to have 28th and
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michigan street northwest. -- and m street northwest. >> one teenager was taken to the hospital in critical season. >> the crowd kind of dispursed. there was a big group of people and then all of a sudden there was nobody and there was somebody on the ground. it was a bad situation. >> officers spent the rest of what should have been a night of celebration interviewing witnesses. a scary halloween night that has many saying -- >> i'm never going to come back. it is ridiculous. >> now to the latest in the lululemon murder trial. we're learning what happened in the store during jayna murray's final moments alive. >> good morning. it has been days of revealing details in this case.
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and now later today it is expected that we could hear a taped interview with brittany norwood. it is what the jury won't hear that is making news. authorities allege during a check at the store murray caught her co-worker norwood shoplifting. they asked to allow testimony from a third employee who said she spoke to murray on the phone about the shoplifting minutes before her death. mccarthy argued that statement is the motive of the case. however the judge ruled it is classic hearsay and not admissible in court because murray herself can't testify. >> they need to use that, if they don't, what is the motive? >> during testimony, a blood spatter expert said murray was first attacked crouching and then kneeling and then on the floor.
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the prosecution said it was a premeditated murder. >> testimony will resume here later today at the courthouse and it is expected we could here closing arguments in this case later this week. >> thanks so much. prince george's county police are looking into a crash that left two people dead and another critically injured. it happened at the intersection of woodyard and perrywood roads. three vehicles were involved. the intersection was shut down as police investigated the accident. >> well, drivers get ready. drivers in maryland will have to pay a little more to get around. toll hikes take effect today. it costs $4 to get across the chesapeake bay, up from $2.50. you also pay more at the
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baltimore harbor tunnel and the fort mchenry tunnel. the shike expected to raise -- hike is expected to raise $90 million a year. the examiner is reporting the transit agency has projected a 3% drop in rail passengers during the next budget year. rail ridership has dropped every year since the deadly 2009 red line crash. >> it is 5:06 this morning. 43 degrees. >> still ahead on "good morning washington," while republicans and democrats are divided on many shust issues, both -- on many issues both parties are against this flyer. first another check of your tr what's the one best thing about
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>> welcome back, "good morning washington". 5:019 your time. we're going to check the traffic and weather as we do every 10 minutes. >> did you get any sleep after trick or treating? >> not so much. candy overload. wake up at 2:30 a.m..
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not a big deal. power through it for halloween. upper marlboro, brandy wine, not a big deal. further south all the way towards solomon's island. this ends eastward. going come to an end within the next couple of hours. skies will clear. right now we have clear skies off to the west. 34 in martinsburg. 36 in hagerstown. with the cloud cover, 57 at reagan national. the sclice continue to clear. -- the skies will continue to clear. let's go to lisa. >> we just had an accident reporteded southbound at 270. back that up. on 270. they are going to check both directions for you.
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270 at falls road. metro rail reporting normal service. no problems on the belt way close to the wilson bridge. virginia travel, no complications besides the belt way now. we had a crash that was moved on the the shoulder. back to the news desk. >> thank you, lisa. time now 5:11. about 43 degrees outside. >> now competition for amazon's fire tablet. what barnes and nobleny great pioneers before me, guided only by a dream. i'm embarking on a journey of epic proportion. i will travel, from sea to shining sea, through amber waves of grain, and i won't stop until i've helped every driver in america save hundreds on car insurance. well i'm out of the parking lot. that's a good start.
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>> here are our top stories at 5:13. it was a violent halloween in d.c.. police say at least five people were wounded in a series of
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shootings across the city. a man is in critical condition after being shot during halloween festivities in georgetown. testimony continues in the brittany norwood murder trial. a co-worker says jayna murray accused norwood of shoplifting. the judge says it is hearsay evidence. it got more expensive to use brings in maryland. tolls wednesday up. -- went up. just as the 2012 campaign kicks into full gear president obama getting a clean bill of health. the white house released the results of his second physical. the doctor said he is in excellent health and now tobacco-free. he is said to be physically active and at a healthy weight.
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an email containing a montage of distorted democratic leaders including president obama, you can see there with a bullet hole in his head. the flyer urges the supporters who attended the halloween parade to help vanquish the zombies. democrats and republicans condemned the ad. >> that is terrible. that is the president of the united states and that is so disrespectful and not even necessary. receiver people should have more respect for the leader of this country. >> bob mcdonald said the ad was offensive. within hours, the chair of the republican committee apologized and we're told the ads will not be used anymore. her man cain is calling the -- herman cain is calling the accusations of sexual harassment
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a witch-hunt. he addressed the issue during an appearance here in d.c. yesterday. >> while at the restaurant association, i was accused of sexual harassment. falsely accused, i might add. it was after a thorough investigation that it had no basis. >> the national restaurant association says it will not comment. >> secretary of state hillary clinton has canceled an overseas trip because of her mother's illness. clinton is seen with her mother if this video yorksdorthi -- video. dort any rodham. the nature of her mother's illness was not disclosed. >> council is going to consider
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an emergency resolution. a council member plans to introduce the measure today. it is intended as a response to a bill introduced yesterday in the house. it would require a background check for mayor appointees in the distribute. a weekend nor'easter has left millions of people in the dark and forced hundreds of schools to close. trick or treating is being delayed. the storm is being blamed for at least 21 deaths now. time for your traffic and weather. >> we can still do it. >> it is a safety shout there. also the unwritten rule, turning off or on your lights so you
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know what houses to to go to. they could not do that. i love showing the halloween photos. >> precious. >> this is claudia and friends. or chaos. >> nothing but 1 and 2-year-olds. trying to coral them like that is like herding cats. a great picture there. phoebe and emma freeman of gaithersburg. pretty girls definitely. here is a look at our satellite radar. notice cloud line along east of i-95 and a few sprinkles left over. we have a few isolated showers
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in calvert county. with the cloud cover it is a little bit warmer. 57 at reagan national. baltimore, 46. off to the west, about 10 degrees cooler. 36 in hagerstown. culpeper checking in at 37. we have some morning clouds. they are going to clear on out. for the most part, it is going to be a very sunny day. the total sunshine tomorrow, a cool start today. 30's. rising into the upper 50's, close to 60. we'll be near 60 for the next several days. a lot of sunshine into thursday. a slight chance of showers. right now, the weekend looks pretty good. a lot of sunshine on saturday. a little bit of cloud cover on sunday. that's your forecast. lisa, what about the commute? >> the commute looks ok, as far as traffic.
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southern maryland, no accidents from prince george's police. quiet along 301 in case you take that between rosaryville road and bowie. 270, a little bit of volume for you. southbound, northbound is where they found a minor wreck. there is a crash after the beltway. the right slain closed. back inside. >> thank you, lisa. 5:20 now. 43 degrees. >> coming up next, an unbelievable ending to monday night football. wait until you see ♪ ♪ [ jerry ] attention shoppers. your groceries are the size of idaho but the interest rate on your checking is small potatoes. earn more at capit one bank. get new high yield free checking. your
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>> he dropped the ball. unbelievable! >> call it monday nightmare
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football for san diego. while running down the clock to set up a game-winning field goal chargers quarterback philip rivers fumbles the snap. kansas city went on to steal the game in overtime 23-20. >> that was a toughy. that was ugly. that was hard to watch. the here is tim brant with the rest of the morning's sports. >> "good morning washington". it is time for the redskins to put sunday's loss behind them. now the players have watched the video. they have today off. they will get to work for next sunday's game against san francisco 49ers. they are still only two games back. although the redskins have a lot of guys hurt there are not any game changers. they will find out a lot of things about themselves. >> that's when we find out too type of people you're in the
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locker room with. i like my coaches and stuff like that. when everything is great, when the bulls start flying, you find out to character of people. we'll see how it goes. >> the caps are on the ice. they host the anytime ducks. the caps have lost -- the anaheim ducks. d.j. king was placed on waverses at his request. that's a look at your morning sports. >> time now 5:24. >> still ahead in our next half-hour. expect a larger than normal crowd at reagan national airport. an honor for the late president ronald reagan. >> a scary halloween night in the district where police are investigating five separate shootings. live on the scene of one of those shootings coming up. >> a few sprinkles on super
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>> there was somebody on the ground. it was a bad situation. >> a violent halloween night around parts of the district. several shootings including one in georgetown that left several people wounded. good morning to you, washington. it is tuesday, november 1. >> we begin with your traffic and weather every 10 minutes. adam caskey is here with a check of your forecast. what do you have? >> lake-effect of rain. it is -- a little bit of rain. light and isolated.
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it is moving out of here quickly coming to an end early this morning. we have a few little sprinkles there. we have the cloud cover along 95. 51 in annapolis. hagerstown 36 along with winchester. the high today will be in the 50's. it will feel a lot like yesterday. the cloud cover is going to clear on out. a chilly start to the day in the 30's with highs climbing closer to 60. we'll take a look at the seven-day and more halloween photos. >> it has been a busy morning. they are clearing overnight construction off the ramp from the outer loop. there is an accident on falls
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road. the ramp on 29 remains closed. they were doing something on 29. columbia and silver spring, we go live to colesville road cherry hill road that, all looks quiet now. we're going to virginia next in the geico traffic center camera. beautiful. >> thank you, lisa. our top story on this tuesday, a night of halloween fun turns violent in georgetown. >> a shooting was one of several that sent people in d.c. scrambling for color. >> good morning. there were five different shootings across the district last night. six people injured. as you mentioned including the one here in georgetown. this is still a very active crime scene this morning. detectives still out here on the scene. what we know that happened
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according to police is that one teenage male was shot just after 10:45 last night. witnesses who were out here describe the scene where hundreds of people were with out here celebrating halloween and then at some point two groups of people started fighting. our witnesses tell us at one point they saw people jumping over cars, running away. that's when they heard three gunshots. when the crowd dispursed there was a young man laying on the street. >> it happened so fast, you could not tell what was going on. the mob kind of dispursed. there was mayhem. it was a big group of people and then all of a sudden there was nobody and there was somebody on the ground. it was just bad. it was a bad situation. >> and police have not arrested anyone in the georgetown shooting case as well as any of the other four shootings that happened across the dribbed. they are asking at this moment that -- district.
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they are asking that anyone with information come forward. police have no suspects this morning. >> thanks for that update. the howard university community will gather tonight to remember a murdered student. a memorial service will be held at howard chapel. the 24-year-old was shot to death outside a mount rainier apartment building. police have made an arrest but don't know what led to this shooting. >> there is a different kind of debate stemming from a flyer created by the loudoun county republican committee. it depicted president obama with a bullet hole in his head with part of his skull removed. we explain how this flyer is angering republicans and democrats. >> this email has sparked controversy in the commonwealth and was intended to stir up support for the republicans in
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loudoun county. >> not proud to be a resident now of loudoun county looking at that. >> it depicts president obama with part of his skull removed and a bullet hole in his head, damage created by the loudoun county republican committee they say in the spirit of halloween. >> they should have a little more respect for the leader of this country. >> it came as part of a montage of democratic leaders including nancy pelosi with her eye bulging out of its socket. it urges those attending the parade to vanquish the zombies. those who turned out to the parade expressed disgust. >> that is the president of the united states. that is so disrespectful and not even necessary. there are chairman to have loudoun republicans later issued an apology. some have interpreted the image as intending to portray the president as a victim of a
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violent crime. he said nothing could be further from the truth and we deeply and sincerely apologize. now leading state republicans as well as democrats and governor bob mcdonnell and gerry connolly blasted the email. >> thanks so much, ben. today in the lululemon murder trial, jurors will see brittany norwood's video taped interrogation. the judge would not allow one of their co-workers to testify. apparently will ever the murder, murray talked to another employee on the phone and said she had accused norwood of shoplifting. the judge said it was classic hearsay. a statue of ronald reagan will be unveiled at reagan national airport. it will commemorate what would
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have been his 100th year. it was created by sculptor chris fagin. >> still ahead here on "good morning washington," today we could learn if dr. conrad murray will take the stand at his involuntary manslaughter trial. and it was a crazy ordeal for a husband and wife in hawaii. how they were arrested and their daughter taken away from them all because of a sandwich. >> but first another check on your traffic and weather eve
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>> good morning, washington. i think everyone is coming off of a sugar high. >> time for a check of your traffic and weather. >> adam, you had a sugar high. what was your candy high? >> reeses peanut butter cups. when we made s'mores, i ditched the regular chabt and used a reeses peanut butter cup.
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you can see light sprinkles. pushing south and moving on out of here this morning. cloud cover east of 95 to start our day. for the most part, very sunny. 47 in the district. 2347 gaithersburg. martinsburg, 34. cull perer, 37. a lot of sunshine. scattered clouds. highs in the upper 50's. low 60's by thursday. a lot of sunshine over the next couple of days. friday morning, a slight chance of an isolated shower. here is the cutest thomas the train out there. thanks for sending that in. this is a great one. madeline. what a costume! love that shot. thanks for sending that in. >> awesome costumes. thank you so much. we look good on the greenway,
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the toll road. quiet. route 7 out of sterling to tysons, 66. good taurt marshall and vienna. -- toward marshal and vienna. we'll take you to a minor crash northbound at falls road. the local lanes, no delay. >> when things are minor. let's keep it moving. the time now, 5:39. 34 degrees. >> a big splashy tv wedding. the honey moon is over for kim k and kris humphries. they are not the only hollywood couple to have a short marriage. did it affect her brother's performance on [ boy's voice ] hi,
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>> coming up tonight at 5, the earthquake that rattled our region was months ago. its effects just becoming apparent for many of us. the danger that could be lurking in your home. our report, "quake crack" tonight at 5:00 78 >> investigators are searching for suspects in several halloween shootings. a man was critically injured in a shooting in georgetown. there are five other shootings. most of the victims have nonlife threatening injuries. a statue of former president reagan is being unveiled near terminal a at reagan national airport. there could be some delays due to the unveiling. tolls at the chesapeake bay bridge and other facilities went up early this morning. official stays hikes for needed
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to pay for much needed repairs. >> releasing surveillance tape and documents that shed new light on an 11-year-old probe of a russian espionage ring. it led to the biggest spy swap since the cold war. the ring was shut down in june last year. the tapes are released in response to the freedom of information act request made by the associated press. meantime no one was seriously hurt when a plane carrying the owner of nascar's top team ran off the runway at an airport in key west. rick kendrick and his wife had minor injuries. >> dr. conrad murray is expected to let the judge know today whether he will testify in his own defense. he is accused of giving michael
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jackson the drug prope follow. -- propofol. meanwhile cassy anthony's recent video did he have deposition for a civil lawsuit will not be made pup. the judge said it could put her safety at risk. she was released in july after a jury acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee. listen to this one. a hawaiian family said a store overreacted by having them arrested for stealing sandwiches. nicole and her husband and daughter went shopping. she started feeling dizzy and picked up some sandwiches. she said she forgot to pay for them when they checked out. the couple was arrested and
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their daughter was taken away by child protective services. >> it was like a nightmare. i couldn't believe that it was happening. this was taken way overboard. >> since then child protective services has returned their daughter. the family says they plan to fight the charges. >> president obama is taking steps to help reduce prescription drug shortages. yesterday he issued an executive order to send out early warnings about shortages and to alert people to them. he said it is threatening the lives of cancer patients and other people with serious illnesses. a new poll out shows that americans really like first lady michelle obama. 63% of voters approve of her. 85% of democrats.
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42% of republicans. who knew that poll was going on? >> a lot of good pictures coming in m >> they are on our website as well. the contest ended yesterday. i've got some more for you. here is the dinosports family. >> they seem very familiar. >> they do look familiar, don't they? that triceratops, good looking guy. characters from teddy's favorite book. dino hockey, soccer and baseball. >> this is riley marriott of waldorf. this is a great homemade
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costume. i just love this one. little 9 1/2 month old ian the garden gnome. those are great. a few light sprinkles mainly in lower calvert county and across the bay. a few light sprinkles coming to an end and should wrap up about 7:00 or 7:30 this morning. west of that line, clear skies. much cool every, by about 10 degrees. 47 at reagan national. 52 at lexington park. 51 at annapolis. the west where you have the clearing skies we're in the 30's. east of the metro area, east of 9 5, that's where we have temperatures in the 40's.
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tomorrow, total sunshine. highs back up near 60. lower 60's and sunny on thursday. friday morning slight chance of a few showers here there. by the weekend, looking pretty good. a lot of sunshine. highs for the most part right around 60. a reminder put the clocks back an hour before you go to bed saturday night and change the batteries in the smoke detectivors and carbon monoobjectionite detectivors. -- >> the deer running around. we're going to show you -- change the cameras. gaithersburg, cool. in virginia, 66 and 9 5, not -- 9 a, not too bad.
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metro rail on normal service systemwide. >> thanks so much, lisa. 5:50 now. that snowstorm over the weekend cost billions in damage. macy's and target are outlining their black friday plans already. here is linda bell. >> good morning. i don't know if you both are shoppers that map out your plans on black friday. here are some of the details from target. the retailer says it is opening stores earlier than ever. midnight on friday november 25. it will also have extended store hours for those that are early birds starting black friday throughout the holiday soon. macy's has the same strategy in mind. they will open most of their stores for the first time at midnight for black friday shoppers. this recent freak snowstorm that hit us over the weekend packed a
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financial punch. it caused damage worth between $1 billion and $3 billion. costs will be mostly for businesses that lost power. hurricane irene still stands as the most expensive storm of the year. that's business news. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thanks so much. appreciate it. ok. something to take note of next halloween. a new survey finds that halloween could be the best time to find love. the online dating network says 51% of women said they would be attracted to someone in a funny costume and about 40% of men and women said halloween would be a good time for a first date. well well, well.
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guys liking sexy costumes. this just in. >> that might explain all of those sexy costumes out there in those frigid temperatures. >> 5:52.
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>> on "dancing with the stars" last night rob kardashian did not let news of his sister's divorce hurt him on the dance
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floor. >> no, he performed pretty good. he performed a sharp tango. kardashian had the second best score of the night behind ricki lake. some of the other couples worried about whether they will make it through to next week. >> we worked really, really hard and worked really well as a team. i'm so proud of us. >> it was really fun. great music. came up with a cool concept. it was fun. starting on wednesday morning i'm going to bust mu my butt and come back next week to put me at the top of the leader board because that's where i want to be. >> only five couples will make it on to next week. you can see who gets the boot during the results show tonight at 8:00 here on abc 7. ok. took us a while to compile this story. we're pretty sure you heard by now kim car dash jan divorcing
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-- kardashian is divorcing her husband, kris humphries. >> some other celebrity marins lasted an americanity. -- marriages lasted an eternity. jason alexander and britney spears. they lasted 24 hours. >> we have a lot more to come in the next hour of "good morning washington". coming up here on the show, the latest on the fallout. allegations that herman cain sexually harassed female employees. how he is offering conflicting responses on this issue. lisa baden will help navigate this tuesday morning commute.
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straight ahead at 6:00, a halloween tradition in georgetown has ended in gunfire. we have a live report. >> herman cain controversy. the republican front-runner is still under fire for the of sexual harassment allegations. >> the merit to no one said
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blast is now over. 72 days after the wedding. why the end may only be the beginning. "good morning washington" continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> rise and shine. approaching 6:00 a.m. on this tuesday, november 1. i am cynne simpson. >> i am natasha barrett. already november. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden in a moment. first, adam caskey. should kim k. return the ring? >> i don't want to say. how long did it last? 72 days. whatever. here's a look at live super doppler 7 radar. a few light showers mainly over the bay and on the eastern shore and into the ocean. this is wrapping up pretty quickly and moving out of here along with associated clouds.
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