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water. >> amazing little girl. >> what an amazing girl. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. following several big includingis morning, for a well-known hollywood director. what investigators are saying about the apparent suicide of scott. >> two police officers and a suspect injured after a shooting in oxon hill, maryland. beginning on storm watch. begins today for prince county children. need an umbrella at the bus stop? good morning, washington. it's monday, august 20. i am cynne simpson. i am steve chenevey. . glad to be with you. let's look at the first forecast with adam caskey. >> you should take a compact for the first day of school. not a point of being
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p, like yesterday. it is 69 in the district, 63 in gaithersburg, 62 in winchester, 63 in 73 in lexington park. have clouds with a few here and there. t rain, nuisance showers today. temperatures well below average this time of year. highs near 80 degrees. a few degrees warmer tomorrow, cloudy, if a few isolated storms through wednesday,. now to lisa baden. not muster knockabout. overnight construction has been cleared away. travel times in our favor along interstate 95. anybody heading northbound on fromooks good fredericksburg into dale city, minutes from dale city to the beltway. 95 traffic approaching springfield in this picture. and a pretty good run in prince
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county, along 495, and 270. the american legion bridge tysons and bethesda, no the greenway or the toll roads either. back to you. >> thank you. famed movie director tony scott is dead. jumped to his death sunday afternoon off a los angeles bridge. u.s. coast guard said that a was found inside the director scar. he directed top gun, beverly , and enemy of the state. the director is survived by his wife and older brother fellow scott.r ridley >> a prince george's county forced toicer was shoot a suspect in oxon hill. this started when officers were called to the 5000 block of barnaby lane divide for reports of a suspicious person.
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police found a bloody man high pcp. when they tried to help the man, combative and that's n officer used his taser on a suspect. the prongs from his body. then he threatened to kill the officer. officer then fired his weapon when the man approached him. he was taken to the hospital. the officer has been placed on leave.trative officers received minor injuries. forman allegedly shot a times and stole $60 him in august of 2010 at sherman circle nw as the man was g home from his job better restaurant. the suspect is charged with beony murder and will sentenced today. a man was served 12 years in
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for 1996 murder will orange county court today. was convicted in 2001 of killing a 74-year- named thelma. a judge set aside his conviction in a feb. saying authorities violated his rights by not disclosing the -- that prosecutors with a jailhouse snitch. now he's free on bail. ordered that he charged again or given unconditional freedom. >> i the days of >n over for students in prince george's county. are heading back to school today. zones reactivated. additional cameras could be in october as well. here is information for drivers. words of warning for drivers.e >> these are our children. be schooled to speeding. but nobody wants a $40 ticket in the mail. >> roadways will look much
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t on monday when prince george's county schools will reopen. >> slowdown. >> school's own speed cameras l summer will be reactivated. >> nobody should be zooming in zones. not acceptable. >> there are 56 cameras and 60 more will be set up in october. abouts a great debate these devices. people feel they are revenue generators. are a vitalhey safety tool. they do seem to be effective. police issued nearly from the cameras during the 2011-2012 school year. >> i have gotten tickets. >> this lady knows from experience. that they work. >> the program does has its critics. >> i think it is extreme. >> it brought in more than $5 million through the county last year. believes it's about
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safety.oney and not >> . i respect it but they are going overboard with it. >> they hope it will keep school kids safe. abc 7 news >> . we would like to pass along more about prince george's county public schools. the nation's 25 largest school district. as 125,000 students. 18,000 employees. an annual budget of $1.6 billion. >> the latest in the presidential race. president obama will be at the white house today. will campaign in ohio. on wednesday nevada and the new york. romney and his running mate voters inwill talk to new hampshire. after that, romney flies to orleans for a fundraiser. this is a week after the national convention
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in tampa, florida. rebecca cooper spoke with about hisn paul ryan campaign stops in virginia if and what he hopes to accomplish with his running mate .r " we are trying to give the country a clear choice. that the president's failed and has e joblessness, higher deficits, and put our country. on the country. we are offering solutions. --- the president has put the .ountry on the wrong path >> later this morning, first holdmichelle obama will kids state dinner at the white house. she invited 54 children between of 8 and 12 from all across the country. of the let'spart move initiatives aimed at ing south of obesity. the parents and kids were creating healthy
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menus and today's menu will feature some of those recipes. in business news, american withnes reaches a deal flight attendants. is worth half a billion more.s or let's say good morning to linda bell at bloomberg headquarters. good morning. stock-index futures are little changed. take a look and apple shares, closing neariday, $650 a share. that's on speculation apple has production on as appler version of the buyingm recommends apple while raising $900 ace estimates to share. american airlines has reached a with itsagreement , helpingtendants union prevent more than 2000 furloughs. in pensionschanges .s well as work hours
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it's the only union rejected concessions. dulles and reagan national are will helpthing that through security checks even faster. more in the next hour. live at bloomberg hdquarters york, linda bell for abc 7 back to you. >> thank you. it's monday morning. >> much more still to come. a man fighting for his life after a brutal attack in the eastern market area of the district. [ male announcer ] since 1996 welfare recipients were required to work.
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captioned by the national captioning institute we had a steady rainfall yesterday. high temperature of only 78 degrees yesterday. the temperature will be similar, highs around 80 .egrees most of us in the upper 70's. look at the rainfall from yesterday on. on at lafayette elementary school, 1.7 inches. ijamsville, almost 1.5 inches. germantown, over an inch. ,emperatures now, 59 in inwood clarksburg, 65 la plata. degrees in warrenton. in oxon hill, 55. a few sunny breaks expected today with spotty, light rain.
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pack the umbrella, but i don't think you will need much today? . partly cloudy tomorrow, low to 80's with a few isolated late-day showers. for the weather. >> not much to say. we like it around the beltway. as far as interstate travel. we will give you travel times in r favor on the dulles greenway, the dulles toll road restaurareston and asheville. looks good between centreville and the beltway. 270 from father to the beltway. quiet on 66, 95, and 395. >> it is 65 degrees. a missouri congressman catching heat for comments about the pregnancy occurring after a woman was raped.
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a motorcyclist killed in a has beenupper marlboro as 26-year-old juan pena. residents who live near brown heard a loud crash. couple who were both medics rushed to the scene to help. >> there were bunch of cars around. ,he was holding his spine we were not causing
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more injury. compressions. ambulance gotl an there. police still trying to find what caused the accident. near easterncked s fighting for his life after a mugging. wife tells ross plater there hope.all signs of >> 29-year-old thomas maslin is recovering after a second round of surgery. in an e-mail to abc 7, says seen small have improvement in terms of his responsiveness, his still considered extremely critical. able to squeeze my few times, which has been sign, she says. is after a brutal attack early saturday morning. he was walking home after celebrating a birthday with friends on pennsylvania avenue. left and just before 1:00 a.m. after the was attacked, kit in the head in a across from eastern market. injured, he managed to
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get to row house up the street tried to call for help. no one was home. the collapse of front porch discovered of about 8:30 in the morning. attack is left his neighbors on edge >> . this incident is very upsetting us. it seems like one of our neighbors has been assaulted for no good reason. there's fear. a lot of people are afraid. anger. a lot of should not be happening./ >> the area has seen an increase attacks over last year. they have spotted more police. >> there's a larger police presence, which is a good thing. >> this left a young husband and severely injured. some are asking for even more officers. >> it would increase the sense security and make people out commit a violent crime to think twice.
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>> roz plater reporting from d.c..ast >> a gop congressional trip to in drinking and nudity. in an exclusive interview, yoder lican 7 yod that he jumped into the d in the sea of galilee. he was cited for wrongdoing. >> missouri congressman mica a claims is a tragedy for prevents body can rape.ncy during is was a comment he made on .unday y hase female bod shut that holding down. so maybe that did not work, i think there should be some punishment, but the punishment be on the rapist and child.acking the prexy later said that he
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misspoke but did not elaborate. republican candidate mitt romney and his running mate have already distanced themselves from the man and his comments. a conservative republican g for the u.s. senate incumbent democrat claire mccaskill. >> wikileaks founder julian ofys he's a victim american witch hunt. he spoke outside ecuadoran embassy in london. was surrounded by british police wanting to detain him. bradley manning has spent of detention trial. the legal limit is 120 days. >> british officials say they give julian assange a london.sage out of the he's wanted four questioning on
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ineged sexual misconduct sweden. fears about possible e. coli contamination. love this was shipped to 19 including maryland and virginia. lettuce was shipped. it is a single head romaine lettuce with the best buy date of august 19. no illnesses reported. two people died and 140 others fell ill after eating salmonella-contaminated cantaloupes. a farm in southwestern indiana is being investigated. d.c., maryland, and virginia not on the list of states affected. you bought a cantaloupe and you are not sure where it came , be saved and the roadway. it is 65 degrees on this monday morning. we will look at the weekend x office when we come back. many new movies to choose from.
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it's monday morning, first school in prince george's county. umbrella inmpact backpack. spotty areasa few of light rain off and on throughout the day. temperatures will be like yesterday. 69 gridley ntc, 62 in
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martinsburg, 63 in hagerstown, frederick, 68 in fredericksburg. on our way to the upper 70's and degrees this afternoon. unseasonably cool with a few spotty areas of light rain. 40% chance of seeing that later on today. here is the expressed forecast. 77 by lunchtime with a few sunny breaks. degrees by 5:00 p.m. with a somehowers along with sunny breaks as well. let's go to lisa baden for the commute a. it's all good around the beltway travel lookse decent. and north richmond baltimore and clear towards the airport. 66, 95, 95, and a good run on interstate 70. your cross the potomac river, across the 14th street bridge, nothing happening right now. back to you. >> thank you. america host robin s to the desk this
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taking medical leave. battling a blood and marrow disease called mdma. did spend part of her leave reacti -- relaxing in italy. today she will be showing some photographs from her trip. at the movies, a group of action were number one >> . the expendable 2 opened with $28 million, that's lower than the version in 2010. the one legacy was in second place with $17 million. the bourne legacy ". >> it is 66 degrees on this monday. will not be happy monday. w[ male announcer ceyou paid in to medicare for years. every paycheck. nonow, when you need it obama has cut $71llbillion dolrs from medicare.
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excuse us, while we changen into something more comfortable. cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle. up, said news from hollywood. the director behind will is like gun and crimson tide is dead suicide.arent >> a prince george's county police officer was forced to pcp. a man high on investigators say the suspect before thements officer opened fire. >> drivers have another reason to slow down. starts today for inusands of youngsters prince george's county. means more speed cameras will be rolling this mor


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