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>> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great wednesday. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead a renewed search for answers in to the unsolved murders of two teenagers in prince george's county. an event this evening to raise awareness. a sad day for students at a local high school. they prepared to remember one of their own found dead inside a home with other relatives in herndon. police are trying to determine what led to the tragedy. good morning, washington. it's wednesday september 26. i'm brad bell. let's get to jacqui jeras. >> good morning. we have wet. weather to wet light rain showers moving across
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the metro. -- we have wet weather to start. it's pushing to the east, nothing heavy. we are seeing showers off and on throughout the day. the large majority of the day will end up being dry. much warmer as well. look at the temperatures. in the '60s. yesterday morning we were in the 50's. the express forecast, mostly cloudy, some isolated showers 78 degrees by noon. 82 by 5:00. let's check on traffic with angela. >> good morning. you mentioned the light rain. it's a good thing the overnight construction zones are pretty much out of the way around the beltway in maryland threw montgomery and prince george's counties. a couple active work zones in virginia still. very light so far.
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you will find work zone still active on northbound 95 between falmouth and frederick's. -- frederick. and on the beltway in virginia in both directions near route 7. those ramps should open momentarily. now let's go back to news. >> one man is dead and another wounded in a shooting in southeast washington. it happened before midnight in the 5000 block of h street. we don't know what led to the shooting or if police have a suspect. investigators and community members will come together tonight to search for answers in two unsolved murders in prince george's county. police will hand out flyers seeking information about amber stanley's murder during a community walk in kettering. the 17-year-old high-school student was shot and killed in
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her bedroom on august 22. her killer is still almost. prince george's county police will hold a community meeting tonight to brief president on where things stand in the search for another teenager's killer. marckel ross was shot and killed on september 11 as he walked to central high school in capitol heights. investigators are searching for suspects. tonight's meeting is at 7:00 at central high school. d.c. public service commission set to vote this afternoon on pepco's proposed rate hike. members of an advocacy group last night rallied outside the headquarters in downtown washington. pepco workers are expected to vote today on the union contract. if the deal is not reached, they could go on strike. this would be the first strike by them since 1985. the main sticking point is a changed to their health and welfare plans. a meeting today in d.c. on a
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plan to put power lines underground to reduce future storm related power outages. the mayor's task force is holding the meeting at room g9 of the wilson building. it's open to the public and will begin at 2:00 p.m. we are following a developing story in herndon. a candlelight vigil will be held tonight for a family of four found dead inside their home. it's not clear what led to it. two parents and two school-age children. police were responding to a welfare check yesterday when they found the bodies in the house on point rider lane. neighbors are shocked. >> it's really sad. i don't even know how to explain it. >> there are no answers in herndon. late tuesday night investigators continued to gather evidence inside the home. earlier in the day, police found an entire family, two parents
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and two sons dead inside the house. the older brother attended westfield high school and his younger brother went to middle school. the parents or often seen sitting in chairs on the front porch and there were known in the community as the neighborhood greeterws. -- greeters. >> i always would wave to him. >> police say the public is not in danger, which typically means the person responsible is no longer live. >> it is so shocking especially the children. they had their whole lives. it's tragic. >> if there was turmoil within the home, those outside the family were not aware. >> there were always nice. nobody in the neighborhood ever saw them fighting or are doing or anything like that.
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>> authorities have not released a motive or the identities of the victim's. from looking at social media westfield high school students are talking about wearing black to school on wednesday. jay korff reporting. breaking news from afghanistan. jummy olabanji has details. >> nato confirms two service members were killed this morning during an insurgent attacks in afghanistan. the two troops were members of the international military coalition. we of not received any details about them. nato says they were attacked by militants in the eastern section of afghanistan. nato has not released the nationalities of the two soldiers killed. 285 nato service members have been killed in that country this year. back to you. >> thank you. the race for the white house
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later today both candidates will campaign in the battleground state of ohio. recent polls show president obama holds a lead over romney in the tri-state. both are scheduled to campaign tomorrow in virginia. the president will be in virginia beach while romney will hold a rally in springfield. in business news, bank of america is dealing with foreclosed homes, and more americans are feeling secure. more from linda bell. >> stock-index futures indicating open. little changed. 43% of americans see themselves as better off now compared with 33% when president obama took office in 2009. what is interesting is asixbank of
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america is being sued by the national fair housing alliance. they claim the bank disregarded repossessed homes in minority neighborhoods and have yet to make any improvement addressing the problem. foreclosed homes continue to accumulate trash have broken windows, and lack elements to avoid fires. bank of america says it stands by its property maintenance and marketing practices. 170 million people plan to celebrate halloween this year and are willing to spend big bucks on it. more on that in the next hour. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. halloween is just around the corner. it is 65 degrees. madonna is no stranger to
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controversy, but her latest incident, what she says abo
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>> we will get an update today on where things stand in repairing the earthquake damage at the washington monument. there will be a news conference this morning. the monument has been closed since a magnitude 5.8 quake in
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august of 2011 caused significant damage. it is time for a check on the weather would jacqui jeras. >> we are going to have a much different day than yesterday. in fact, the sunny weather is over. the clouds are here. we have some showers to show you at this hour. most of them outside the beltway. let's show you a few of them. over towards bethesda and silver spring. this is very light rain generally. we will see rain on and off the next couple days. mild temperatures, 68 at reagan national 63 at dulles. look at our expense forecast. 82 degrees at 5:00 for your drive home. most of the day will be dry. occasional showers. have the umbrella handy. we will give you the seven-day forecast in a moment. now to traffic.
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>> good morning. the good news is there's very light volume and not a lot of accidents to report. we are getting a little rainfall in some areas. the roads are slippery at 495 north of the american legion bridge. traffic flow moving well and all lanes are open. no early delays to report. most of the work zones have been picked up in maryland and in virginia. in virginia, northbound 95, all lanes are now open from a trip to springfield. a live look a springfield southbound, getting by in one right lane between 17 and route 3. back to you. >> thank you. a career fair today for veterans and military spouses at marine corps base quantico in the chapel and x building 3019. -- chapel annex building. 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
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it is 65 degrees. an alert for owners of the iphone 5. warning issued by the d.c. police chief less than a week after its release. the debate continues over the controversial play
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>> d.c. police will begin their breath alcohol testing this friday. it was suspended in 2010 after equipment caused hundreds of convictions called into question. the department has new equipment now and tougher penalties are in effect for people caught driving drunk. prince george's county police are looking for two men who robbed three liquor stores in recent weeks. it began september 4 when they hit david's liquor in landover.
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then another place on september 23. then another in riverdale yesterday. an employee says the robbers were violencet. >> it took us to the back and said the quiet is. one of them said give me the number to the safe. we did not know anything. they said they would shoot us in the head. >> no one has been hurt. d.c. police chief cathy lanier is issuing an alert to owners of the iphone. this follows a spike in robberies related to apple electronics in new york city. she's urging local owners of popular apple products to be aware of their surroundings when walking around. now to the controversial call during monday night football. a former president and other
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lawmakers are weighing in on the debate. in that play, the replacement rectories awarded the seattle seahawks with a touchdown even though it appears the green bay packers intercepted the ball. the nfl released a statement yesterday agreeing that the ruling on the field was wrong and that the seattle receiver should of been charged with pass interference, however the and the nfl upheld the seahawks' win. bill clinton says he disagrees with the decision. >> i did not think it was a touchdown. i thought the pass was intercepted. the defender aground before there was a joint possession. >> give me a break. it is time to get the real rookeries. >>-- real refs. >> the referees have been locked out since june.
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they still have issues involving salaries and the nfl desire to reduce their pension plan. singer madonna is in hot water over a statement she made about president obama while performing monday night at the verizon center. madonna incorrectly said the president was muslim while urging the crowd to reelect hi m. he r political grant took us back in time, not to the 1980's when she debuted on the world stage -- her political rant. she wanted to talk about profits, including abraham lincoln. from that she moved on to mlk and martin luther king, saying they killed him. >> is so amazing an incredible that we have an african-american in the white house.
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>> here is where the story changes. >> we have a black muslim in the white house, for better or worse. >> i think it is sad. i'm not surprised it came out of her mouth. it can get very tricky and offend a lot of people. >> she said that at a concert? it shows a lack of knowledge and a lack of concern for what you are going to say to a whole group of people. >> she was kidding right? i think it was funny if she was kidding. >> she may be kidding, but we will never know. we reached out to her publicist but never heard from her. abc 7 news. >> 4:51, 65 degrees.
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>> good morning, washington. i meteorologist jacqui jeras. the weather is so much different from 24 hours ago. let's look at live super doppler. we have some sprinkles out there. zooming in across montgomery county, a beer shower to the north of bethesda and another in silver spring. otherwise, light rain in fairfax. those sprinkles are starting to die down as well. there was light rain reported at
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dulles airport. it feels good, 63 at dulles, 68 at reagan national, 65 in winchester -- 55. it will shape up to be a one day. high temperatures around 83 degrees. we will see mostly cloudy skies throughout the day with a few showers. i want to connect with you. find me on social media. you can follow me on twitter or facebook. angela foster. >> we have not found any incidents or anything that will slow you down around the beltway, other than clear conditions. that's in virginia as well as maryland. 270 in maryland, coming from frederick, southbound lanes are picking up a little volume, would still moving quite well into germantown and making your
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way past shady grove road and lane divide, looks pretty good all the way to the beltway. on the beltway in virginia, near 66 we have picked up all the traffic cones and confirmed all lanes are open on the inner loop and outer loop as you make your way around to the springfield interchange. back to you. >> thank you. the daughter of the late whitney houston is getting her own reality tv show. bobbi kristina brown's new show will debut october 24 on the lifetime network and will feature he grandmotherr cissy houstonheher aunt and guardian pat houston, and her boyfriend. there's a new bachelor from dallas and he's confident he will find his soul mate when "the bachelor returns in january for its 17th season. we have had the first
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elimination on "dancing with the stars." pamela anderson and drool saew lechet were in the bottom. >> pamela. >> the judges gave anderson the lowest score out of the all stars on monday night. the fans did not come through to steeper dancing another week. of celebrities will return to the dance floor monday. night on abc monday we continue to celebrate this week of the premiers on abc. we are giving away gift baskets filled with $200 worth of prizes including show dvd's. you have until 6:00 a.m. to go to our facebook page to sign up. we will announce a winner each day this week during our 6:00 a.m. hour. it is 65 degrees. a story that will perk you up. we will take a look at the top
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