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and they live tweeted everything he said while he was saying this. q mccray has been on top of the story since it started. q: the meeting at the "new york times" had with the president-elect donald trump lasted 75 minutes. the staff tweeted 100 times. they discussed trump's controversial supporters as well, like the alt-right movement and the neo n weekend. when asked if he thought he was energizing the group, trump replied, "i don't want to energize the groups and i disavow the group. it's not a group i want to energize. if they are energize i want to look into it and find out why." when leaders were called up. >> right now they in love with me. four weeks ago they weren't in love with me.
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agree with trump's campaign. the president-elect now on the way to florida where he plans to spend the holiday. from the "live desk," q mccray. back to you upstairs. >> more sign of unrest. you see the papers right there? this is outside the trump hotel. hotel staffers and the street sweepers at the jefferson hotel pick up the scraps of paper with the expletive and then t the hotel declined to comment. michelle: developing story in chattanooga where five children were killed and two dozen hurt when a school bus crashed to a power pole and then a tree. the ntsb begun a mechanical inspection of the bus. and police have charged johnthony walker with vehicular mom side.
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then a mailbox. then the bus flipped over. michelle: the driver walker was involved in a minor crash two months ago. the ntsb says it wants to talk to walker but won't comment further. well, a reporter from our sister station in chattanooga asked the ntsb if seat belts would have made a difference. ntsb chairman christopher hart said it is something they are looking into. we sent our i-team over putting seat belts on school buses. as investigator lisa fletcher found, 25 queers -- 25 years of research may not support it as the best solution. lisa: every day, 25 million kids in america ride on school buses and parent trust they will be safe. >> coming from a generation when they didn't have seat belts, i without a doubt think we should all use seat belts. lisa: the head of the national transportation safety board
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school buses have three-point restraint system just like the ones in the car. nhtsa estimates it would cost $7300 to $10,000 to retrofit each of the buses on the roads. totaling billions of dollars. in study like this one from the seat belt pilot project, researchers determined safety belts were not cost-effective. the data showed three times the number of children were injured or killed in than on the bus. if these costs were incurred concluded more lives could be saved by investing in enhanced safety measures in loading and unloading zones. in fact, in data compiled since 1991 from nhtsa and the national safety council six children a year are killed on passengers as school buses.
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regardless, it is time to make bus safety consistent with standards in personal vehicles. >> getting kids to buckle up on the bus. it has a lot of benefits. keeps them seated, behavior and everything else. but it's really about safety. everyone has grown up with seat belts and the standards on school buses date to the 1970's. times change and we need to update standards for buses. lisa: right now it's a state by state decision. belts on school buses. and all buses under 10,000 pounds require belts by federal mandate. last year, the maryland state senator proposed a seat belt law but it didn't make it out of committee. his chief of staff said when the members look at the price and the cost ratio it was rejected and they told him there is no money for that. lisa fletcher, abc7 news. jonathan: thanks.
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the company that operated operae school bus involved in a deadly crash. remember this last month when the crash? it went slamming in the side of an m.t.a. bus killing six people aboard the m.t.a. bus and the school bus driver. he was killed. but no students were on board the bus at the time and the cause of the crash remains under investigation. michelle: we have been talking about it. today is the start of the exodus as million of drivers hit the roads and the airport for the holidays. stephen tschida is in seeing on the roads. a lot of taillights out there. atmosphere red lights. it's almost christmasy. this is slow going. view behind us. a different vantage point, different light. slow going but around the beltway as we va verse it today.
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but the trouble spots and it's slow going. you have the regular commuters and the folks out of town for the holiday. jonathan: subpoenaed is likely the biggest rush for folks trying to get home. expect the lines and this is a good idea to call ahead. michelle: those traveling through th the changes there. the d.e. connector is now open to concourse concourse "d" and concourse e. jonathan: still ahead for us at 6:00, an addiction specialist answer to those who fear making a life saving drug easier to get. will lead to a spike in heroin overdoses. we will explain that one.
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so-called alt right group including the nazi salute. jonathan: you want to see this. a man fighting off an attack by a man with a knife using a trash can. doug: if you are traveling tomorrow i have the weather you need to know about. even if you are staying home, too.
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jonathan: incredible video from northwest washington. take a close look. a guy in a blue jacket grabs the lid off of trash can because the owe guy has a knife. you see the security guards? one is running for the door. the other guy doing nothing holding a radio. a big help he is. then the guy puts on the hood and high tells it out of there. a call from you. michelle: twitter suspended the account of a former reality tv star after she posted this photo from a restaurant in friendship heights. she and the others attended a white nationals conference apt the reagan building. the video obtained by the atlantic shows the attendees giving the naz san antonio salute and braising donald
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rent space to everyone. >> three years ago the national park service granted k.k.k. a permit to rally at gettysburg. constitution profects their right to aessential -- protects their right to assemble. jonathan: wilson is going to lead the public school system. he is currently in charge of the oakland public schools in california. muriel bowser picked him because he is bold, open and transparent. coming up next for us -- >> we will tell you what i it's easier to access the drug used to treat an overdose. plus you will hear from addiction specialist. >> the storm watch 7 chief meteorologist doug hill has
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when we may see rain. jonathan: now a look at what the "good morning washington" team working on for tomorrow morning. >> tomorrow we zero in on the hot day gifts. >> plus the deep holiday discount coupons. too good to be true? why you should look at the fine printed. >> 6:00 a.m. it's good morning good morning's happy holiday >> plus, stay with us for traffic and weather every ten
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michelle: a frightening situation in northeast washington after a woman's clothing and her wig caught fire. she was found in the trinidad neighborhood and the injuries are critical. jonathan: police in fairfax county are looking for a guy they believe set a woman on fire saturday morning.
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2001 fort taurus like the one on the strewn, vpw1915 plates. the 61-year-old woman is in a hospital after police say reeder set her on fire in an argument. michelle: five students had to be removed from class today after taking drugs in class. the students took xanax or something similar and then they got sick. none of the students had a prescription for the anti-ain the ambulances as a precaution. the fifth went home with parents. jonathan: virginia trying to make it easier to save lives when it comes to overdosing. so the order that reverses an overdecember would be available at the pharmacies without a prescription. cheryl conner spoke about the difference it could make. >> the needle you need in an emergency. >> i know a lot of people who have overdosed.
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is key. >> nicole is a pharmacist at preston's pharmacy in arlington and supports a virginia by the virginia governor terry mcauliffe and the health commissioner to make naloxone. that is the drug used to reverse an overdose to everyone. >> i would rather dispense clean needles. >> the order is like a prescription for the general pu people. >> you have to have a live person to inject them. >> some do not believe the criticism that making naloxone available will slow down treatment. >> similar to have a machine available i wouldn't imagine that it hurts the cardiologist practices. cheryl: by the end of the year, the number of the opioid overdoses in virginia is
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>> i very then site before -- i have never seen it before. >> the state says naloxone may cost $120. the insurance coverage will vary. >> it's going to limit people. doug: overnight the winds are clear. it won't be a wind chill but it's planty cold. through the day we will warm up.
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46 at lunchtime. a few clouds in the afternoon. 52 degrees. very nice days. winds are not a factor at all. let's take our time and work coast to coast. if you are headed out west, rain in the pacific northwest. that is the thing. a few areas of mountain snow in oregon. idaho to western montana and more snow is possible. that is going to move east. still on the cool side. the only storm we have is one moving across lake michigan isolated thunderstorms and the area of showers along. there could be sleet in the higher mountains of tennessee. on the east coast it's dry. maybe showers that are scattered across the florida pennsylvania. nothing adverse for driving or flying. locally the clouds are increasing through day. becoming overcast by tomorrow evening. then a timing game that is waiting on the front and the showers to arrive.
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the afternoon. i don't know if the skies will brighten. it is a possibility south of town. turkey trot in alexandria. many turkey trots around the area. forecast is about the same. generally cloudy. there could be isolated showers possible during the morning until we hit midday. we should see a brightening of the skies. don't know how much sun we get. a little bit we hope and it should be a dry afternoon and the evening. friday it should be cloudy. another chance of showers with the cold front. and monday and tuesday of next week it looks like partly
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tuesday and wednesday next week as we watch a storm system passing to the north of the area. that is the latest. back to you. jonathan: let's talk about the sports. we hope on thursday we are chewing up turkey and the redskins will chew up the cowboys. e. the players hope -- erin: the players hope so. this should make thursday's rematch with dallas more interesting. we will go inside the locker
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erin: kirk cousins and redskins are not the same team that lost to the cowboys in week two. they started with more turnovers than touchdowns but they have improved since then which makes in dallas more excited. earlier today we asked the starting running back robert kelly what he thinks of the redskins-cowboys rivalry. we weren't expecting the rookie to say this. >> it's a big rivalry, for 40 years or more. what do you know about it? >> i know nobody here like the dallas cowgirls. >> oh, the cowgirls?
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erin: i can't listen to it enough. the cowboys know about it. the redskins almost had them beat until cousins threw a costly pick and the cowboys won by four and they haven't lost since. nine in a row. if you're keeping track. we asked cousins what the redskins learned since the meeting. >> we left a few plays out there. dallas did a great job. they are well coached and they have a talented defense. they have shown since are. we have to be ready. >> capitals were joined by call ripkin jr. he met with head coach barry trotz before speaking to the team. then the caps gave him an honorary great 8 jersey. the georgetown hoyas are back in action tonight. they took on 168th ranked
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how did i not get that assignment? hoyas upset oregon last night. pryor let the g-men with 26. the tip for tonight is at 8:00. bruce arena named the u.s. head coach of the national soccer team. jonathan: skins should have beaten dallas the fist time they played. erin: that was a close one. hopefully they get it done. doug: let's look at the forecast through the next few days. increasing cloudiness to thanksgiving day is the scattered showers through midday. 53 for high. more showers in friday night. tonight at 11:00, steve rudin is in. he will have the latest on what is happening with the timing of the showers and the black friday shopping. michelle: all right. thank you. "world news tonight" with david muir is coming up next. jonathan: thank you for watching this evening. see you tonight at 11:00.
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tonight, breaking news. after the deadly storm, the new and major system set to hit tonight. chicago, detroit, several cities in the bulls eye. then, moving east, affecting millions traveling this thanksgiving. also breaking, what we have just learned about the driver in that deadly school bus crash. the children who survived revealing to us w that bus moments before the crash. the police officer ambushed. now, the arrest, and the new moment today. what the suspect says when asked, did he kill the officer? you'll hear it. president-elect donald trump's about-face. >> lock her up! lock her up! >> after chants of "lock her up," what he's now saying about hillary clinton tonight. and mr. trump on those nazi salutes. the group celebrating his win. breaking news.


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