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>> we've taken off our spring party hats. we've put away the noise makers. spring break is come to go an end. it is still mild. right now at reagan national, it's at 62 under a cloudy sky. light showers coming through the metro area. so many of the streets and roads are still wet. we've got a southeast wind from 10 to 15 miles an hour. the radar is showing some of the rain creeping closer to us. right now it's raining light to moderately across the shenandoah valley, the panhandle of west virginia and into southern and southwestern virginia. that is creeping to the east a little bit and should be coming closer to the metro area by later this morning and during the afternoon. so temperatures right now are mild. this is going to be the last of it. it will stay mild all the way until around noontime in the low 60s right now. 61 to low 60s in montgomery, arlington, fairfax, and prince george's counties. as the day progresses, sunrise 7:05. might have a little light rain
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by 9:00. quickly having that rain turning to moderate, maybe briefly heavy at times by noontime, and during the middle to late part of the afternoon. by sunset, down in the 50s. sunset today at 4:47. a look at your evening planner. that will be in ten minutes. danella has a look at our traffic. good morning. >> good morning. if you're taking the rails, seeing delays along the marc brunswick east lines. first one, train 870, your delay is 33 minutes. train number 890, your delay is 15 minutes. on the roadways, congestion as well. here's a look at 270 at falls road. your delays start right around father hurley, and it's starting to slow down as you make your way towards the spur. no accidents traveling 270 north or southbound. you are in the clear. and on new york avenue, your delays start right around the washington times plant, continues as you make your way towards bladensburg. i'll give you a view at florida avenue because your delays continue as you make your way towards florida avenue. not seeing any accidents, just congestion. now back to you both. >> thank you, danella.
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today the man suspected in the disappearance of a maryland woman in aruba will be released from custody. news 4's learned that some of gary giordano's neighbors are not happy the gaithersburg man could come home by tonight. a montgomery county judge has denied a stay away order filed by two of giordano's neighbors. they claim the 50-year-old had in the past thrown garbage and a dead animal on their front lawns. giordano has been in an aruban jail since august in connection with the disappearance and presumed death of robyn gardner. her body has never been found. aruban prosecutors are fighting his release and plan to appeal the decision later this week. >> no, no. our countries do have a treaty in place for extradition. we'll go on with the investigation. >> giordano is scheduled to be released from jail around 5:00 p.m. this evening. his lawyer says that he wants
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giordano off the island as soon as possible and may even charter a jet to get him home. new from overnight, montgomery county police are investigating a carjacking in wheaton. it happened around 1:00 in the morning at the burger king on veirs mill road. two men stopped at the restaurant to see if it was open. that's when police say two suspects carjacked them. one of the suspects had a gun. the victims are okay. the detectives do not believe this carjacking is related to three other carjacking abductions that took place less than two miles away in the past week. this morning there's a new clue of the carjackings at the westfield wheaton shopping mall. there's surveillance video taken inside the target store. there he is on the right-hand side of your screen. this past wednesday a 77-year-old man was taken outside the target store. a 75-year-old and a 60-year-old man were abducted inside the giant store. in all three cases, police say the robber forced the victim into the passenger seat of the
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car. suspect then drove to area atms to withdraw money and then jumped out near metro stations. a frostburg state university student is due in court next month after a grand jury indicted her on murder charges. 23-year-old shanee liggins from waldorf is scheduled to have her first appearance december 20th. she's accused of stabbing 19-year-old kortneigh mccoy to death at a house near the western maryland campus earlier this month. liggins initially told police someone else stabbed mccoy. this morning republican presidential candidate herman cain is dealing with another controversy. a woman has come forward and says that she had a 13-year affair with the married man. >> it was pretty simple. it wasn't complicated. i was aware that he was married. and i was also aware that i was involved in a very inappropriate situation, relationship. >> in that interview with the
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fox television station in atlanta, ginger white said that cain endeded the affair shortly before he announced his candidacy. she says she did not work for cain. white says he would fly her around the country and put her up in hotels. cain says he knows the woman but denies a sexual affair. >> what's the nature of your relationship with this woman? >> friend and trying to help a friend because not having a job, et cetera, and this sort of thing. that's all there is to the relationship. >> cain says he did tell his wife about the allegation. he says her initial reaction was similar to his. quote, here we go again. fapakistan this morning announced it will boycott an upcoming meeting on the future of afghanistan after a u.s. air strike killed 24 pakistani soldiers over the weekend. nato has apologized for the attack, but pakistan has already retaliated by closing two border
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crossings used by u.s. forces to transport supplies into afghanistan. they've ordered the u.s. to leave an air base used for cia drone missions. u.s. officials say they believe the taliban provoked the fire fight in order to hurt relations with pakistan. this morning european leaders will meet to talk about a bailout package for italy or spain should they need the aid. they're also set to approve emergency loans for greece and ireland. some believe without tax cuthik and bailouts, the european economy could fail and strike a new global financial crisis. more on the sex
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can you share your corn with me? can i have it? no? can i have it? oh, really? >> did you hear it? this video is gaining internet attention because the north american porcupine seems to talk. his name is teddy bear. he's so doggone cute. the staff at a mobile teaching zoo taped teddy bear when they noticed he was being very grumpy. after he got that ear of corn, zookeepers gave tried to take it away, and he told the woman to back off. corn seems to always bring him out of his crabby mood. i want to hear him again. >> you try eating an ear of corn with just one big tooth. it takes a long time. >> i think we all have animalistic characteristics. you try to take anybody's corn away, i think they're going to have issue with that.
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don't touch my corn. that was really cute. >> let's find out about the forecast now. we'll go to tom kierein weather and traffic on the ones. tom? >> good morning. at 6:11 we have rain approaching the metro area coming in from the southwest. right now the rain is falling in the shenandoah valley into west virginia and western maryland, where you see the moving color. right along the blue ridge and a little bit east and southeast of there from rappahannock county down to charlottesville. closer to washington across northern virginia, district of maryland and virginia. temperatures are mild. we're hovering around 60 degrees for most of the region from the mountains to the atlantic beaches. sunrise at 7:05. we'll stay mild through the morning and through midway. we'll have the rain increasing south and through the metro area by later this afternoon. by sunset around 5:00, down in the mid-50s. this evening down to the 40s by midnight. by then the rain should be ending. much colder weather moving in
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after that. we'll look at that and the rest of the week at 6:21. danella, good morning? how's traffic? >> good morning. it's that time of day. on the beltway, new hampshire, you're seeing traffic increase. travel speeds for you. 49 miles per hour. and to get from i-95 to i-270, it will take you roughly about 11 minutes to do so. traveling i-95, you're also hitting the brakes at fairfax county parkway. i-95 in virginia as you travel northbound. your delays start at prince william parkway. you're at about 45 miles per hour in this area. now back to you both. >> all right. thanks very much, danella. >> the time now is 6:13. early on this tuesday morning, [ male announcer ] for andy, tracking his spending with citibank
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mammograms. welcome back. later today dr. conrad murray will learn his sentencing for his role in michael jackson's death. he faces up to four years in prison but could be sentenced to county jail because of prison overcrowding in california. prosecutors also want murray to pay jackson's children more than $100 million in restitution. jackson's family is expected to be in court, but it's not clear whether they will speak. today marks the 30-year anniversary of another high profile hollywood death that recently made headlines again. on this day in 1981, natalie wood drowned off the coast of southern california. police ruled her death an accident, saying she fell off a
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yacht after a night of drinking with her husband robert wagner and her friend, actor christopher walken. then earlier this month homicide detectives in los angeles announced they had reopened the investigation into wood's death based on new investigation. new from overnight, a 1-year-old boy was among eight people shot in oakland, california. police say that rapper kafani was the target, but he was not hit. his van was riddled with bullet holes. he asked people to pray for his little cousin in a mesage to twitter followers. no word on the other injuries. this year the syracuse basketball team will play its first home game after the assistant coach was fired due to sexual abuse allegations. the university fired bernie fine after a third person came forward with sexual abuse allegations. plus an audiotape between fine's wife and one of the accusers was released, talking about the
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alleged abuse. syracuse head coach jim boeheim is expected to speak publicly after tonight's game. he initially supported fine when the allegations were made but then backed the university after a third person came forward. the charity that jerry s sandusky founded is asking supporters to support the pennsylvania coalition against rape. many people in the state college area are urging the second mile to shut down and reorganize under a different name. sandusky is accused of molesting eight boys over a period of 15 years. he says he is innocent. the syracuse case and the child sex abuse scandal at penn state are prompting several states to consider tightening their own laws on reporting child sex abuse. in virginia there are two proposed bills that would make it a requirement for coaches of sports in college teams to report a crime. it already requires people in some professions to report crimes against kids.
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coaches would be added to that list. the leaders of ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus are paying up for allegedly mistreating animals. they've agreed to settle an animal welfare suit for some $270,000. it's the largest fine ever assessed eed under the animal welfare act. oos department of agriculture claims elephants, tigers, zebras, and other animals were mistreated and improperly housed. the circus disagrees but decided to settle to avoid what it called costly and protracted litigation. bargain shoppers bought so many deals on cyber monday, it set a record. a firm that tracks online shopping says sales jumped 18% from last year. meanwhile sales on mobile devices were up more than 7%. today the obama administration will launch a new campaign to expose the dangers
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of buying counterfeit products. this comes after they seized the domain names of thousands accused of selling counterfeit products. selling counterfeit products is a federal crime. for the first time in four years the capitals will take the ice tonight without bruce boudreau behind the bench. after losing 10 of their last 15 games, the caps decided to go in a different direction and fired boudreau yesterday. he's replaced by washington legend dale hunter, who spent 12 years as a capital and led the team to its only stanley cup finals in 1998. hunter says he's not going to go easy on the struggling caps. >> i'm a players' coach, but also the players will know when i'm mad at them. i'm stern on them. that's the way you have to be to win games. mistakes, everybody makes mistakes out there, but if it continues making mistakes, there's repercussions. >> hunter is one of only four caps players to have their number retired. tonight he will make his nhl
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coaching debut against the st. louis blues at the verizon center at 7:00. >> too bad for bruce boudreau. he had four good years here. >> he did. >> and was very successful. >> he does have a lot of respect from the gm. >> he does. i guess once those you're supposed to lead don't follow you, you're no longer a leader. >> got to make a change. >> and they have. tom is here now to take a look at our forecast. tom? >> good morning. we've had overnight rain in the metro area that's now moved up into pennsylvania. for now, we're rain free in the district and in montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's counties. there is rain creeping closer to the metro area. right now the moving color is all generally light rain. the green is light rain, panhandle of west virginia, shenandoah valley. there are a few pockets of moderate rain coming into culpeper county and about to move into rappahannock. this is slowing moving to the north and east. should be in the metro area by later this morning, 9:00, 10:00. between now and then, we'll stay mild. all the areas from the mountains
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to the beaches are in the low 60s in most locations, and that includes the nearby suburbs as well as the district of columbia and throughout the day today. sunrise 7:05. we'll stay mild this morning. by noontime, get the moderate rain moving in. during the early to middle part of the afternoon, some of the moderate rain may switch over to heavy, briefly passing downpours. by early evening we'll be back down into the 50s. sunset today at 4:47. we'll have it down into the low 50s by 7:00 and the 40s by midnight. by then the rain should end. tomorrow the sun rurps. it will be chilly with a blustery wind. 30s in the morning. afternoon highs just near 50. sunny and cold on thursday and friday. near freezing in the morning. afternoon highs around 50. as we get into the weekend, should get rain on monday. danella, how's traffic? >> seeing a lot of congestion. if you're traveling i-66 at waples mill road around route
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50. your delays continue as you make your way towards route 123. if you're on i-270, your delays start at father hurley, and they continue all the way towards the spur. not seeing any accidents on the roadway, but you are bumper to bumper. give yourself extra time. the roadway is very slick right now. back to you both. >> thank you, danella. ahead, why police ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ our city streets... ♪ skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, protecting people's lives... [ soldier ] move out! [ male announcer ] ...without their even knowing it. that's the value of performance. northrop grumman.
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good morning. welcome back. three men from connecticut came forward to claim the huge $254 million powerball jackpot. all three are money managers in greenwich, connecticut. one of the wealthiest communities in the country. the men have set up a trust for the money, and this morning there is some speculation that they're not being completely honest.
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there is a report on the internet this morning citing a friend of one of the three men, saying that they are just representing a client who won the money. they set up the trust so the real winner can remain anonymous. well, in "news 4 for your health," a new study says women should begin routine breast cancer screenings earlier than what's recommended. radiologists say mammograms should start at age 40, not 50. in 2009, the u.s. preventative service task force recommended that routine screenings should begin at the age of 50. researchers with the group breast cancer group says the study finds that women between the ages of 40 to 49 have a high rate of developing breast cancer even if they do not have a family history of the illness. right now it's 6:27. the new conspiracy theory being
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ugly. yes, the storm system stretching all the way from canada to the southern states of the u.s. is creeping towards us. by the time it clears out, there's some big changes headed our way. good morning. welcome back to "news 4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm angie goff in for eun yang. this is what the storm system has done elsewhere. take a look at the snowfall. this is memphis, tennessee. they're dealing with power outages, but they're not widespread. it's not just the flakes. the snow is definitely accumulating. right now taking a look behind us, we're not experiencing anything. >> is that it coming our way, tom? >> no. actually, we are yet to feel any of the precipitation in the metro area from this storm. we've had a couple of passing sprinkles overnight, but this picture behind us showing actually a partly cloudy sky now. it's a mild morning. we will see a little bit of sunshine here this morning because we've had some breaks in
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the clouds ahead of the rain, which is not too far away. look at the radar. that area of color just to the west of rappahannock county and culpeper county, and that stretches southwest and west. those pockets of yellow and orange, those are moderate to heavy downpours. out aed ha of that, a little slot of dry air pushing into the metro area. we actually have a partly cloudy sky now. we are about a half hour away from sunrise. temperatures are mild from the mountains to the atlantic beaches. we're right around 60 degrees. sunrise at 7:05. may have a little glimpse of sun. by 9:00, we'll have light rain moving into the metro area. by noontime, moderate to briefly heavy downpours from noon to 3:00 or 4:00. by sunset back down into the 50s with some passing moderate showers moving through. more likely this evening. a look at the evening planner in
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ten minutes. danella, here's a look at our traffic. good morning? >> good morning. right now if you're traveling shady grove road at crabs branch way a serious two vehicle accident there. if you're traveling on i-97 and make your way southbound along route 100, accident luckily is in the shoulder lane. be aware of that as you make your commute. congestion as well traveling 395, you're jammed as you make your way torts 14th street bridge. hov is open on the 14th street bridge. travel speed 48 miles per hour. still jammed outer loop of the beltway at new hampshire avenue, those delays continue as you make your way towards georgia avenue. inner loop in montgomery county, you're in the clear. joe, back to you. >> danella, thanks very much. a woman dubbed the blond bandit and wanted in a series of crimes in northern virginia has struck again, this time in maryland. police in baltimore county say the 26-year-old stephanie schwab accused of an attempted carjacking at a grocery store in
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catonsville on thanksgiving day. investigators say that schwab cut the driver of the car when she called for help, and then schwab ran. on friday police did find the acura that schwab is caccused o stealing two weeks ago. a court appointed psychiatrist says oscar ortega hernandez is able to understand the proceedings against him and to help with his defense, but the prosecution also filed a motion saying more tests may be needed. the 21-year-old is accused of trying to assassinate the president. prosecutors say he fired a semiautomatic rifle at the white house earlier this month. he is due back in court december 12th. right now police are looking for this missing 13-year-old girl from silver spring. erika munoz was last seen at her home in the 1000 block of ruatan street yesterday afternoon. montgomery county police are concerned for her well-being
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because of her age. if it you've seen her, police ask you to call. today the d.c. taxicab commission will vote on a proposal to nearly double the current rates. the current fee is $1.50 per mile. if approved, the rate would go up to $2.75 per mile. the proposal also includes having a credit card machine installed in every cab. also today, a d.c. council committee will hold a public hearing on the new d.c. expired tag legislation happening at 10:30 this morning at the wilson building. the d.c. council is considering giving police more discretion when they tow vehicles with expired tags. the council already passed a law that stopped police from arresting d.c. drivers caught with expired tags. violators will now be fined $100 if they are less than 30 days late or $250 if they've not renewed their registration in more than 30 days. a congressional panel will
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host an extensive review. dover based mortuary. it comes after claims surfaced this month that cremated bodies were dumped in a virginia landfill. the air force ordered an independent investigation, but now according to "the washington post" the house oversight committee on government reform will conduct its own probe. it's looking at mismanagement and misconduct at the base in delaware. the man convicted of assassinating senator robert kennedy back in 1968 is filing a new appeal. according to "the washington post," attorneys for sirhan sirhan argue a bullet was switched before his trial to match his gun and that he was programmed through hypnosis to fire shots as a diversion for the real killer. lawyers also say that 13 shots were fired that night, 5 more than sirhan could have fired himself. sirhan now 67 years old, was denied parole in march and claims no memory of shooting rfk. occupy protesters at two d.c. camps are receiving
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warnings this morning that many say could be the first signs of an eviction. according to "the washington examiner," the national park service has issued a warning saying protesters are attracting rats, urinating in public, and using illegal drugs. the park service says there are no plans right now to force demonstrators from either mcpherson square for freedom plaza. compared to other occupy camps, d.c. protesters have enjoyed a friendly relationship with city officials and police. it's 6:36 right now early on this tuesday. ahead, a deadly shooting brings a call for
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follow. good morning. welcome back. 20 minutes from now at 7:00. the "today" show is coming up. let's say fgood morning to matt lauer. >> joe, good morning to you. nice to see you. coming up on a tuesday on "today," parts of the deep south being hit with a rare november
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snow as a strong storm system slowly moves up to the north. we'll have details on that. also ahead, herman cain denying a georgia woman's claim she had a 13-year affair with the gop presidential hopeful. will this latest allegation derail cain's campaign for good? we'll have the latest on that. and the ex-fiance of missing florida mom michelle parker has been named the primary suspect in that case. michelle's sister speaks out about that new development in a live interview. and should allowing your child to become owe bbese be considered a form of abuse? today dr. nancy will tackle that hot topic and a lot of others as we get started on a tuesday morning right here on "today." joe, back to you. >> matt, we'll be watching. thanks very much. have a great day. >> we'll see you soon. >> let's check in with tom kierein, who says cooler weather is on the way. yes and wetter weather as well. it is raining about 30 miles southwest of washington right
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now. it's advancing slowly to the northeast. should be into the metro area by around 9:00 this morning. right now temperatures are mild from the mountains to the atlantic beaches. it's right around 60 degrees this morning. it will turn chilly by later this afternoon as the clouds close in and we'll get that rain getting moderate to heavy at times by the middle of the day. by late afternoon we'll be down into the mid-50s. more showers likely tonight, tapering off, though, into the 40s by midnight and ending by midnight. a look at the big change on the way for tomorrow and into the weekend in ten minutes. danella, how's traffic? >> we had some good news. had an earlier accident shady grove road at cliff branch way. that's cleared now. but another accident at muncaster road and redland road. on i-95 north in virginia past the rest area, an accident blocking the right side of the roadway. police are on the scene f you're traveling 270, you're jammed at father hurley. those jams continue all the way
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jogger. good morning and welcome back. today the man suspected of the disappearance of a maryland woman in aruba will be released from jail. news 4 has learned that some of gary giordano's neighbors are not happy the gaithersburg man could be home tonight. a stay away order has been filed by two of giordano's neighbors. they claim the man has in the past thrown garbage and a dead animal on their front lawns. giordano has been in jail since august in connection with the disappearance and presumed death
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of robyn gardner. her body has never been found. prosecutors are fighting his release and plan to appeal the decision later this week. >> our countries do have a treaty in place for extradition. we'll go on with the investigation and determine the truth about it. >> giordano is scheduled to be released from jail around 5:00 this evening. his attorney says he wants giordano off the island as soon as possible and may charter a jet to get him home >> a murder in dupont circle could mean security changes for restaurants across the district. a fight that started in heritage indian restaurant on saturday evening spilled out onto the street and ended with one dead and five others hurt. d.c. council member jack evans says he is considering legislation for restaurants that also serve as nightclubs to require off-duty police officers to patrol outside. they're reviewing surveillance cameras as they look to make an
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arrest. a grand jury indicted a frostburg university student on murder charges. 23-year-old shanee liggins is set to have a court hearing on december 20th. she is accused of stabbing kortneigh mccoy to death at a house party earlier this month. liggins initially told police that someone else stabbed mccoy. this morning police in frederick are warning joggers to keep their eye out for a man who assaulted another runner. a man was jogging along the 1600 block of northea east street la night. the man grabbed her in her private area and ran off. presidential candidate herman cain faces more accusations. a woman has come forward and said she had a 13-year affair with the married man. >> it was pretty simple. it wasn't complicated. i was aware that he was married.
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i was also aware that i was involved in a very inappropriate situation, relationship. >> in that interview with the fox television station in atlanta, ginger white says that cain ended their affair shortly before he announced his candidacy for president. she says she did not work for cain. she says they met in the late 1990s in louisville, kentucky, where he was speaking as the head of the national restaurant association. white says he would fly her around the country, put her up in hotels, and give her gifts. cain admits he knows the woman but denies any affair. >> tell us about the nature of your relationship with this woman. >> friend and trying to help a friend because not having a job, et cetera, and this sort of thing. that's all there is to the relationship. >> cain says he told his wife about the allegation. he says her initial reaction was similar to his, and that is, quote, here we go again. three women have accused cain of sexually harassing them.
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he also denies those allegations. >> it starts with one person making a decision that things need to change, and they're going to help change them. that person finds another person who shares their values. they go out and find a few more. before long, neighborhoods come together. communities organize. a movement built. >> that is a first look at the first commercial of the president's re-election campaign. today president barack obama is rolling out his first television ad. in it, the president asks voters to sign up and join the movement. right now dozens of people are camped out not to protest or to shop, they're lined up for a chance to get into affordable housing in the district. news 4's megan mcgrath is live in northwest with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, joe. it's a sign of these tough economic times. just take a look at this line here. it stretches all the way down the block. that's the end of the line here. but if you look, it wraps around the front of hubbard place, goes all the way to the front door. i would say that we have well
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over 100 people here standing in line. folks have been here all night. they've been toughing out the rain, all to try and get a spot on the waiting list to get affordable housing here. they have a number of different units. apparently, efficiencies, one, and two-bedroom units. they're taking applications today and tomorrow only. they're going to open their doors at 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. that's when they're going to accept the applications. it's basically a first come, first serve situation. and all of the folks here in line, they're really hopeful they're going to be able to get on that list. looking at the length of this line, it's just unclear how many people there are, how many slots they can fill. back to you, joe. >> a lot of people in dire straits. thanks very much. megan mcgrath reporting live. despite concerns about the economy, online shopping sky rocketed on cyber monday. cnbc's jackie deangelis has that story. a lot of people spending a ton of money out there, jackie. good morning. >> that's exactly right. good morning to you. shoppers actually today may
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be icing down their mouse clicking fingers as cyber monday proved to be more popular than ever. now, web traffic was up 43% last year while ibm commerce reporting sales rose 18%. electronics once again the most wanted items. ebay saying its cyber monday special, a white apple ipad 2 priced at $449, it sold out in less than two hours. meanwhile, is angry birds for everyone? smart apps for cell phones and tablets, they're going to get age based ratings just like video games. the ratings officially announced today announced by the same panel that first started rating games in 1994. that was the esrb. they include familiar symbols like "e" for everyone and "t" for teen but also carry descriptors about whether an app shares personal data. >> now let's a get look at forecast from tom. tom, by the looks behind us, we're clouding up in the washington area. >> just a few minutes ago it was
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almost clear over washington, but we're quickly seeing the clouds closing in. good morning. we do have rain only about 30 miles away from washington. right now it's cloudy at reagan national and 62. we have a southeasterly breeze around 10 to 15 miles an hour. the radar showing a huge storm. it's affecting the weather from atlanta all the way to toronto and from washington to st. louis. it's snowing in western tennessee, northeastern arkansas, southeastern missouri, southern illinois, just an amazing storm. closer to us, it's in the form of rain, this area of green and yellow. this rain has moved into fauquier county and points west, shenandoah into the mountains and points south to charlottesville. it's slowly creeping closer to us. should be in the district of columbia in two, three hours. temperatures are mild. even where they're getting the rain, it's near 60 degrees. 60 in the mountains all the way through the atlantic beaches. we'll stay mild through the morning hours. how much rain will we get? it does appear most of the area will get a half inch to about an
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inch or so. some of these areas in blue could get over an inch and a half. that would be areas to the north and south and west of us. this area, southern central shenandoah valley around to charlottesville, this is the zone getting the most rain. we'll have a cloudy period next couple of days, next couple of hours. in the next couple of days, a big change. we'll have moderate rain by this afternoon. overnight tonight, it will taper off and end. it will be chilly this evening down into the 40s by midnight. the sun returns tomorrow and chilly on wednesday. highs only near 50 with a blustery wind. sunny but cold weather for thursday, friday, and saturday. morning lows near freezing. sunny sunday, maybe rain on monday. danella, how's traffic? this accident i-95 in virginia at the rest area. it's taking the right lane away from you. you can see, as you make your way towards 395, you're going to see volume as you make your way onto 395. crossing over the 14th street
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bridge, here's a look right now. there's a two vehicle accident further up as you make your way across the bridge. your delays start at edsall. here's a look at 270. still very slow at father hurley as you make your way towards the spur. it's a slow trip. no accidents to report at this time on i-270. joe, back to you. >> danella, thanks very much. new from overnight, montgomery county police are investigating a fourth carjacking in less than a week in wheaton. the latest occurred around 1:00 this morning at a burger king on veirs mill road. two men stopped at the restaurant to see whether it was open. that's when, police say, two other men carjacked them. one of the suspects had a gun. the victims are okay. detectives, do not believe this morning's carjacking is related to the three other car jacksi jackings we've been reporting on. at the wheaton westfield shopping center, police have released surveillance video from
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inside the target store. a 77-year-old man was taken from outside that target store and a 70-year-old and 65-year-old man were abducted outside the giant store n all three cases, police say the suspect forced the man into the passenger seat. the suspect drove to area atms to withdraw money and then jumped out at nearby metro stations. it's one thing to see dogs and cats and squirrels run the neighborhood. imagine your surprise when loudoun county homeowners spotted zebras roaming their streets. that's exactly what happened yesterday in leesburg near route 15. one woman snapped some pictures of the rather exotic animals in her front yard. investigators say the animals escaped from the leesburg animal park petting zoo nearby. sheriff's deputies drove through the neighborhood to try to protect the zebras from the vehicles. animal control did use a tranquilizer to safely capture them. diane murphy posted the pictures on facebook and joked about how the picture makes up for a safari trip she missed out on.
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>> i have a friend in africa stationed there now, and i kind of playfully said, look, i don't have to go to africa. i have zebras in my own yard. >> why smepend the money in thi is the second time the animals have escaped from the petting zoo. last april an african cat got out and actually got hit by a car. that's awful. >> is i'm glad no one was hurt, and they were able to use the tranquilizer. >> how do you give a zebra a tranquil tranquilizer? get a glass of water and call him over? >> no. they're so beautiful, these animals, aren't they? >> we're going to get a look at the out the door forecast. we're not. we don't have time. we're heading
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good morning. another allegation, another denial. republican presidential hopeful herman cain refuting a woman's claim that the two engaged in a 13-year-long extramarital affair. he says it's just a friendship so what really happened and what does it all mean for the former front runner. let it know.


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