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that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great friday. a wonderful weekend, everybody. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> all 7 of your tour de france victories, daniel everett take banned substances? >> yes. >> cyclist lance armstrong finally admits he used performance enhancing drugs. x date snow? >> 6 inches. >> whether systems are not always so predictable. most of the d.c. region did not see any snow. parts of southern and west virginia got quite a winter blast. good morning, washington.
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it's friday, january 18. there's no snow outside. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. glad to have you along. let's get to jacqui jeras to talk about the forecast for today. she is incognito. >> what are we looking for? >> for the weather forecast. >> adam caskey is over there. >> exchanges by the hour. look at the two of you hiding. >> these sunglasses will come in handy later today. i have quite a bit of confidence in that, just so you know. kind of a busted on this one. it did what we originally thought it was going if we had stuck with our guns. we're always on edge around here. it's one of those things you have to deal with. let's go ahead and show you the
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satellite and radar picture. you can kind of see the circulation of the area of low pressure on the southern end of that. you can see as it progresses through time it stays down to our south and shoots off to the east. it kept us out of the mix. everybody got faked out this time. it's 38 degrees right now in d.c., 35 at dulles, lots of sunshine on the way for today. temperatures will be cool, a little blustery today. we will get up to 39, but it will feel like the low to mid 30's. a good-looking weekend forecast ahead. let's check on traffic this morning with jamee. >> that was hilarious. thank you. starting off the morning pretty calm with the weather and dry pavement. interstate 95 and 395 off to a
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good start. in stafford and through the beltway, on a positive note, across the 14th street bridge and interrogations capital. route 1 dhs out of manassas park towards centreville and 66, there is a problem with an overnight crash at a utility pole. northbound 28 is stopped at braddock road. southbound five is open. 234 to interstate 66 fairfax county parkway to 66 as well would be an option. >> most of the d.c. region's children did not cease know. >> in virginia we saw some snow that was sticking to a few surfaces. drivers were concerned including henry washington, on his way from baltimore to
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alabama. >> we are going to take our time, if we have to do laydown at a hotel until it gets better that's what we will do. >> virginia state police say that they fielded more than 754 calls for service on thursday. the busiest regions or southwest virginia and the river valley. >> and other big story we are following. lance armstrong admits to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career. gretzky made the admission during an interview with oprah winfrey thursday night on own. the second parterres tonight. tahman bradley has more. >> after years of lying, he finally confessed. >> in all seven of your victories, did you ever take banned substances or substancesdope? >>-- or blood dope?
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>> yes. >> he took responsibility. >> my cocktail was only epo not a lot. and transfusions and testosterone. all the blame falls on me. >> his decade of deception heard many like his former teammate frankie who says he was targeted for threatening to expose lance armstrong. >> ipod e-mails calling me a traitor. >> armstrong position now carries risks. in the second part of the interview, it will be closely watched by lawyers for lying under oath, but it's outlasted the statutes your criminal perjury, although we could face civil lawsuits. >> it is a little late on the confessing but i'm glad you finally is coming out. >> a cancer survivor now stripped of his seven tour de
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france titles commented on why he kept lying. >> the story was so perfect for so long. mythic. >> the u.s. anti-dumping association says his admission was a small step in the right direction. abc news, washington. >> the live strong foundation created by armstrong's released a statement. "we at the foundation are disappointed by the news that lance armstrong misled people during and after his cycling career, including us." earlier this week he apologized to our staff and we accepted his apology and. we look forward to devoting our full energy to our mission of helping people not only fight and survive cancer also prides in life after cancer." >> his confession is the subject of today's katie show. and other cheating scandals that have made headlines, today at
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4:00 on abc 7. >> opening statements set to begin today in the misconduct trial of anne arundel county executive john leopold. prosecutors say that he used members of his police detail to compile files on potential rivals and have security on hand while he had sex with a county employee inside a vehicle. they waived his right to a jury trial, which means the judge will determine whether he's guilty or innocent. he denies any wrongdoing. but the former d.c. police officer has been convicted of killing his mistress and their daughter. richmond phillips is guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in the 2011 death of wynetta wright and 1-year-old jaylin wright. he killed her and then dumped her body in hillcrest heights park. the child was found dead inside a hot car. the woman's family was pleased with the verdict. >> all the lies and deceit, the killing and everything that he did, today's the day it ended.
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>> prosecutors say phillips killed the two to hide the affair. he faces up to life in prison without parole and is scheduled to be sentenced on march 22. >> some shocking allegations by d.c. councilman marion barry. he spoke with u.s. news about his arrest in 1994 crack cocaine possession in a sting operation. he said he believes the fbi tried to murder him by supplying his ex-girlfriend moore with boys and rather than crack cocaine. she was cooperating with the fbi's and was getting drugs from an undercover police officer. the fbi agent to oversaw this thing called the claims observed. >> hotels are looking to make you more comfortable if you are battling the flu. >> and what investors are watching today. linda bell is at bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> happy friday. we are waiting on corporate results from companies like ge and morgan stanley. they both will report results in
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a few hours. stock-index futures are little changed ahead of that. flu is being across the country. the costs of developing a sweeping vaccine may be at least $1 billion according to the university of minnesota. with such a hefty price tag, it is a tough sell for product that brings in little profit the company that makes them. some hotels have been changing their routines to be more accommodating to those who are sick. some hotels are even preparing packages for the guests while others are stocking up on hand sanitizer and boxes of tissues. some hotels are even offering humidifiers and drugstore runs. the housing market is in recovery mode. that means the value of the white house is rising as well.
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more on that coming up in the next hour. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. >> 4:40, 36 degrees on this friday morning. first lady michelle obama is showing off a new hairdo on the
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captioned by the national captioning institute >> welcome back. 4:42. glad you took off your sunglasses and your hat. >> i will need them later. we've got a few snowflakes out there right now it, just a little energy and wraparound on the backside. there you see on live super doppler along 270 towards gaithersburg and montgomery county, a couple snowflakes, but nothing significant. we are done with this system. it is pulling out and skies are clearing out. we will cool down. 35 degrees at dulles a 36 in gaithersburg 34 in frederick culpeper is at 37 degrees.
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we will slowly warming throughout the day with a northwest wind. it will feel colder than the 30 that you see on the thermometer. high temperature around 39 today. 40's for the weekend. a cold blast of arctic air is on the way. more details on that coming up in a little bit. first let's a check on traffic and weather jamee. it's friday. >> we are happy about that. a relatively quiet start. 270 in gaithersburg doing ok as far as traffic. no problems. we are wide open southbound towards the capital beltway. number one 28 in virginia there was an earlier crash before 66. everything has been moved to the shoulder, so the lanes are open. inbound suitland parkway, an accident just reported before silver hill road, before branch avenue.
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we will keep an eye on that. back to you. >> thank you. first lady michelle obama has a new hairdo just in time for the inauguration. she showed off a new sense of bangs in a photograph posted to our official twitter accounts. thursday marked her 49th birthday. a first lady celebrated with president obama and their friends at cafe milano in georgetown. i like the bangs. crack's a new hairdo. >> it 37 degrees. cracks coming up, new details on the montana taianti
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>> maryland governor martin o'malley said to outline his proposals for curbing gun violence in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. he will unveil his plan during a news conference in annapolis this morning. he is expected to call for an assault weapons ban, tougher licensing requirements, and a limit on the size of ammunition magazines. it also says its plan will address mental health as well as school safety. >> investigators need your help to find a man suspected of attacking and robbing an elderly woman in silver spring. take a look at the picture on your screen. police say the man seen in this surveillance photographs
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approach to the woman as she left the safeway grocery store on out glen drive, a threat to the ground, and stole cash. and he ran away. the woman suffered minor injuries. investigators are searching for the people behind another bizarre robbery in gaithersburg. two men walked into a restaurant on south frederick avenue pan sprayed the manager and customer with a fire extinguisher. the robbers took the cash register and ran off. investigators have not said if it's connected to a two symbol robberies in gaithersburg last weekend. >> and details on the order dame football star monte day oh, claims he was duped to fall in love with a woman who never existed. >> a star of a hip mtv show called catfish is being investigated now. >> it is a bizarre hoax that is getting more and more complicated.
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we watched as the star linebacker, seen on the golf cart in florida, faced the loss of his girlfriend that he lost on line to leukemia. >> just days after my grandmother passed away and you take the love of my life. >> it turns out the girlfriend was a fabrication and the story was a lie, reportedly perpetrated by an acquaintance of the football player. he insists he had nothing. to do. the athletes says "to realize that i was the victim of what was someone's sick joke is painful and humiliating." >> we looked up the mortuaries and funeral homes in california and no one by that name had been buried. >> why would somebody go to such great lengths do it hoax him ? craig mundie does have support
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in his corner. >> this was a very sophisticated hoax. >> i do believe he was duped into this a relationship. >> his hometown still supports him. >> we love manti. >> now, the man behind "catfish" wants to help, reaching out te'o. officials at notre dame say they launched their own investigation when they found out about this a month ago. but it's not clear why the school and te'o it so long to reveal the truth publicly. >> a term called "te'owing" has now hit the media on the internet people posing with fake girlfriends. creditors were that tiger woods is trying to convince his ex- wife to marry him again.
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they divorced in 2010 after he cheated on her several times. according to the national enquirer, he is so desperate to win her back, he has offered a $200 million prenup. she is said to be considering the proposal but only if it includes a $350 million anti- cheating costs. elin won a $110 million settlement when they divorced. >> it's 37 degrees on this friday morning, 4:5
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>> good morning, washington. i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. it's friday and i am thankful. it was a swing and miss with the big winter thunderstorm that cannot shake out for us. there were higher elevation amounts of about 5 inches in roanoke. charlottesville had about a trace to 2 inches, but it was nothing for us. the system stayed far south. a couple of snow flurries on the backside of its early this morning on super doppler in gaithersburg around frederick. you might still little bit of back this morning. it will be short-lived. 38 degrees is our temperature
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35 at dulles, 34 hagerstown, 37 in quantico. we will have sunshine finally the first appearance of the week. it will be breezy and cold, high between 35 and 40 degrees. we will be warming up quickly this weekend into the upper 40's with sunshine. if you clouds on sunday and then a big blast of arctic air. you will feel this on monday. maybe a snow showers on monday and and temperatures in the low 30's on tuesday and wednesday. that's the latest on a forecast. let's see how traffic is moving on this friday morning with jamee. >> the beltway is moving just fine from maryland and virginia, no problems on 95 khyber, b-w parkway checking out fine as well as 270. northbound 28 coming out of manassas park into centreville overnight crash on or about 28 before new braddock road.
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fairfax police say everything is out of the travel lanes, but the cars on the shoulder. the utility pole that the car struck is still on top of the car. that will attract a little attention. in down suitland parkway there's an accident reported before branch avenue. back to you. >> thank you. the cdc will release the latest information today about the flu outbreak. a vaccination clinic will be held today in montgomery county. crackdown o'clock a.m. until noon on the second-floor the germantown health center on middlebrook road in germantown today, for free. another clinic will be held today at inova alexandria hospital on seminary road in alexandria. it will be held in the hec auditorium. cam ward formation of these or other clinics, log on to our website,
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4:57 is the time, 37 degrees on this friday morning. >> still ahead, which famous actor is set to play the late penn
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