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huh? >> really doesn't matter. >> must be nice. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." and have a w >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. ahead, police whathing for clues into led to a deadly shooting in mount vernon. >> ♪ >> fans across the region remembering the man known as the go."father of go- we will take you to some of the vigils porkchop brown. good morning, washington. it's thursday, may 17. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. we start with traffic and weather every ten minutes. moment, butn a first adam caskey. >> it's going to be a beautiful day, humidity on the downswing. will be comfortable and cooler. it to the 80's
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yesterday. the 70's today, 70's for most of us. currently 55 in cumberland, 69 in the district. degreesdrop a few more mourn.o through the here's a look at the forecast for today. nothing but sunshine. mostly sunny conditions, low humidity, highs in the mid 70's. tomorrow a few degrees warmer, very comfortable, sunshine, 77. looking good into the weekend there's a wild card, an area the coast line that may clouds and possibly a sprinkle on sunday. a little uncertain. of the drydvantage doing a lot of overnight construction. northbound 95 coming out of get tod to garrissonville road, there's a project remaining. it took our colleague 35 minutes
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through there. it is still on the road, coming of stafford. in springfield, construction is complete. were working on southbound beltway and 644 on screen.t side of the nothing remains. so it's much better. more to come in less than 10 minutes. now to news. >> fairfax county police are trying to figure out what led to a deadly shooting. officers got a call at 11:30 last night. car found a man shot in a vernon on san leandro. he was shot in the upper body dead at theounced hospital. police don't have any suspect descriptions. we will continue to follow the investigation and bring you a hour.eport in the 5:00 ♪
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>> fans remembering a d.c. legend. brown passed away yesterday at johns hopkins hospital. the 75-a told musician had multiple organ failure. the 75-year-old musician. >> he played his music and it became their music for four decades. from around the area of the howard to celebrate the icon.f a d.c. they danced and reminisced. everybody had a story. >> its a celebration of his the happiness and joy that he brought to us. >> i love that man. >> these people loved him and he loved them. around a d.c.em mobbed himt his fans last year. about all the attention. i love taking pictures and
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autographs. it used to beat it years ago the that were interested .n me were the police >> and in may it made him a made him ate .uitar when he was in prison a citycrowd were , it.ilwoman, his daughter >> he is something d.c. can replace. >> chuck brown is as big as the redskins. >> they are celebrating a life. this breed is called chuck brown way. >> we are told that his family makinghe process of arrangements. details at ance later date. you can find more on his legacy site, wjla.com.
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we also have a photo gallery. and we'have posted from 2010.h brown >> two people in custody after a chase and a crash in the district. the pursuitar where began, but it ended after the vehicle crashed into several other vehicles on south dakota avenue in northeast. suspects were being saw in armed robberyh an in prince george's county. they may also be wanted for their crimes. >> world leaders will begin arriving in the d.c. area for the g-8 economic summit at camp david this weekend. several will cut down at dulles international today./ biggestworld's withmies will meet obama tomorrow and at the presidential retreat in frederick county. >> now to the edwards trial. closing arguments are expected today. defense rested yesterday calling edwards, his daughter, or his mistress to the stand if. during two days, the defense
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witnesses,ral focusing on the legal question violatedr edwards .ampaign finance laws the jury could get the case tomorrow. >> the foreclosure picture on the mend, especially in d.c. ford is taking on the toyota prius with its own hybrid. linda bell has more. >> ford dealers are taking orders for the hybrid. the base price is under $26,000 than the500 cheaper toyota prius. gives better fuel efficiency as well. expect to see it on the road in the fall. there's a report from bank of america and maryland that says will lead the industry in or refreshednew vehicles. more signs of the housing
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recovery taking hold. foreclosure filings in the u.s. to a five-year low in april. banks are finding alternatives to a home seizures' such as conducting short sales and modifying loans for struggling bourse. in the d.c. area, is among the area to post the biggest annual drop in foreclosure activity. verizon is making users angry over changes to its unlimited data plan. i will have details coming up in the next hour. like the bloomberg headquarters york, linda bell news.ing for abc 7 back to you. >> thank you. 4:37, 65 degrees. >> a word of caution to drivers going through the nation's capital. reaction on plans to double the cameras and red- light cameras in the district. >> and learn what is bringing toress betty white washington today. [ female announcer ] with swiffer dusters,
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>> thursday morning adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. . a nice look our rooftop camera. the beautiful monument is lit up. in the upper left side of the is the crescent moon as it rises over the district. 63 right now in germantown and
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winchester, 66 in morningside, 62 in stafford. national at 69 it. a beautiful day, profitable, the mid 70's.n humidity. ideal conditions today and tomorrow. today will seem a little breezy wind.es with a north tomorrow, more of the same, comfortable. rising into the mid to upper 70's, about 77 in the afternoon. be back in a few minutes a seven-day forecast. 95 northbound in virginia try to fredericksburg up to harbor, roadwork between exit forand the ,arrissonville road construction. springfield they are moving on 95 southbound. traffic, the headed toward us, it's fine. southbound trip
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outer frederick into an 270.nting on now to news. >> the rev. jesse jackson will to graduating seniors bladensburg high school in prince george's county. he will address a class this breakfast event at the school. parent have been invited. expected to discuss the shootingartin well as voteras registration. actress betty white will be universityashington tonight talking about her for animals.love will also sign copies of her books. receive ahe will the national zoo to see research efforts. >> it is 65 degrees. learn how you can earn money for something you probably do, putting on your seat belt >> . what a find in the waters of the potomac. the record catch
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berect an autopsy will performed today on the estranged robert kennedy jr. mary kennedy was found yesterday family property in westchester county, new york. law-enforcement officials say by hanginged suicide herself. she was an architect and had to the son of the late senator robert kennedy since 1994. behind four children. a popular detroit pastor and
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gospel singer marvin winans is he was a salted carjacked yesterday at the on detroit's west side. or five young men followed gas station and him while he pumped gas. they took off in his suv after taking an unknown amount of money. the house panel holding a hearing today on a bill that thed ban abortions in after 20 weeks of pregnancy. norton will speak bill at a news conference today. will be joined by a george professor,university about theto talk bill. abortion 21 weeks into her pregnancy. maryland's three-day special session is over. the house approved a would raise income taxes and shift a portion of to two pension costs counties to balance the budget. passed the tuesday andon governor o'malley is expected to
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sign it. >> earn some money by putting on your seat belt. george's county federal credit union and the county polices department are sponsoring the program. take placent will starting at noon on route 301 in bowie on ball park drive. a dollar to drivers in cars where everyone is properly buckled. you will have more reason to while driving through the district >> . officials plan to add 88 more red lights and speed cameras. they will ticket drivers for and blockingswalks the box as well. it is about generating easy revenue, say critics. but some disabled residents welcomed the added cameras. >> i have problems getting across the street. walkway.k the is an excellent idea. >> they are rushing to get home
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to work. >> be added cameras are expected another $25 million year. >> an emotional graduation for a rockvilled cadet in orlando was 6 years old he and his mother were rescued by the coast guard while fleeing .aiti made the opportunity >> . and his mother were rescued ago when they left the in a wooden boats. he said that experience inspired to join the coast guard. fisherman may have caught largest snakehead fish in the potomac river near month.ge earlier this record was 17 and a half pounds. was caught in japan in 2004.
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the fish has teeth and can move out of water. it is blamed for vanishing fishlations of some sp species. >> it's not pretty. it's 65 degrees. >> new jersey governor chris and newark mayor cory are having fun at their own expense. are having fun at their own expense. so, you're all set up.
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>> welcome back. thursday morning. >> let's check traffic and weather every ten minutes, starting with adam caskey. let's start with a time lapse rising over arlington. there is the crescent moon. temperatures, not bad, in the now.right 69 at reagan national, 61 in frederick, 57 in hagerstown, 54 in cumberland. drop a fews will more degrees before sunrise, is at 5:54. mostly sunny today, beautiful, less humid, cooler, comfortable. ideal conditions. 75 for the high temperature. average low temperature in the is 57 for tonight, but 53 tomorrowlose to morning with outlying suburbs down in the 40's.
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a bit of a chill in the air to morning, but it be a beautiful afternoon sunshine, low humidity, and into the '70s and. for weather for the next few days. cloudy on sunday, 83, a card with a coastal pressure system and that could modify our forecast with a sunday.ain on right now it looks dry. we will hold the rain off until monday and tuesday. lisa. >> in maryland it looks pretty decent. , normal. 270 out of clarksburg to get gaithersburg in this , and hacking into rock hill looks good. great inay looks county, also good in prince george's county. on 95 northboundno out of fredericksburg through stafford and into the harbor. the work zone is between
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stafford and garrissonville road. they would be moving of the roadway, but will extend the until around 5:15. it took our colleague in the the traffic center 35 minutes to get through the work zone. ,orthbound out of stanford route 1 is the way to go. back to you. >> thank you. jenny has come a long way from block. >> jennifer lopez is at the top magazine's list . as far as celebrities. winfrey came in second by justin bieber rihanna. last year's top celebrity lady fifth place. >> all that talk about jennifer not being on "american " any more is getting the buzz going again.
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oprah winfrey had been no. 1. new jersey governor chris christie and newark mayor cory mimic the ded to newman rivalry. >> it spoofs christy's vice- and coryial potential booker's saving a neighbor from a fighter. >> stand back. this. i got this. >> go, go. is fixing the tire and helps springsteen replace a missing .uitar >> that is funny. >> i am not a number two guy, i singer. background
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mitt, i know -- excuse me. >> i got this. christie! this was at the new jersey correspondents event. this was chris christie's idea, according to cory booker. >> two zero funny guys. [ female anuncer ] with swiffer dusters, a great clean doesn't have to take longer. i'm done... i'm going to read one of these. i'm going to read one of these! [ female announcer ] unlike sprays and dust rags, swiffer 360 dusters extender gets into hard to reach places so you can get unbelievable dust pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪
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investigating a deadly shooting in mount vernon. officers found the victim shot inside a car. and new details in the oflings of hundreds containing white powder across the u.s. where the fbi thinks the .astermind is located ♪ >> fans morning a local legend. how they will remember the go," chuck of go- brown. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. good morning, washington. on this thursday, may 17. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. happy to be here. we will check in with lisa baden moment, but adam caskey first. it will be a very sunny day, very comfortable, low humidity, temperatures, perfect. open

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