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montgomery and points north. mild in the shenandoah valley. most locations there hovering right around 60 degrees this morning. and there's washington under that high cloud cover this morning. our headlines for the day, chilly morning. another mild afternoon on the way. then rain likely arriving later tonight after the afternoon commute. all dry here. there are showers showing up, the years in green. light rain. rain tracking closer to us but not until later tonight. the next weather and traffic on the 1s at 5:11. we have a road closure. >> a house fire m. olivet. not hearing too much more about the fire right now. bw parkway here in maryland all looking good and nice and green. a live picture of 95 in
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maryland. rolling right along. same thing. no issues beltway at river road. it's going to look a little different as the morning progresses. pennsylvania avenue, branch, 301, end yann head highway, everything looking quite nice. a wider look at things. no real problems. moving slowly. i'm back in 10 minutes. melissa, thank you. it is 5:01. the morning after election day, looking at a major upset in a race that's too close to call. the upset came in maryland where voters elected larry hogan. in the district, muriel bowser will be your next mayor. and in virginia the senate race is too close to call. they are separated by 12,000 votes. the stunning upset in maryland. you're talking about the victory on facebook and twitter. we're learning more about how
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larry hogan won the state of maryland. just the seventh republican governor or will be since 1776. polls said that he trailed anthony brown by double digits. we caught up with him at his victory party in annapolis where the race was called. the first thing hogan said was wow. >> i know we surpassed every single county and precinct. every county was important. >> a ton of time in prince george's and montgomery county. i think it had a lot of impact. a lot of folks crossed over and voted for us. and i think it had a big part of our whip. >> hogan will hold a news conference on his victory in annapolis later this morning. >> hogan swept a big part of the state. he won all but three counties. they are all in our area where hogan's democratic rival won by a large amount. brown received 60,000 more votes in montgomery county and more
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than 130,000 in prince george's. the baltimore suburbs, which won for republican bob eurlich in the 2000s may have been the deciding factor in this race. compromise could be the theme of his four years in office. political experts told hogan will have to trail chris christie and work hard to appeal to all the elected leaders in a blue leading state. they are expect to go start with jobs and the economy. you can read everything on . the virginia senate congressional district. brat won last night and beat jack trammell with 61% of the vote. he actually won twice if you think about this. he will finish the remainder of
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canter's term and begin in january. don beyer beat micah edmond. moran held the eighth district seat since 1990. 5:04. bowser is d.c.'s new mary taking 55% of the vote beating out catania and schwartz. >> they say, muriel you seem to confident about what you're saying. that's because i listen to you. i heard your aspirations and what you wanted to see for the future of the city. and i pledge tonight we're going to get it done together. >> rejected mayor gray a's plan to change the district's boundaries. her ward 4 seat will have to be filled with a special election now that she has won. a vote makes it legal for a person 21 and older to possess
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two ounces of marijuana for personal use and to grow up to six cannabis plants in their home. the president and congress could still come together to block the law. they will have to pass laws on how it will be sold and regulated. >> how many votes separate warner from gillespie. >> we're watching the threat of rain and the impact it could have on your plans. the changes you will see with your hour-by-hour forecast. a dangerous distraction. how successful texting la
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welcome back. new this morning a new survey suggests most people are still texting and driving despite laws against it. according to at&t, 98% of people who own cells phone and drive regularly, 98% know the the dangers. 75% knit texting while driving. some say they read at a stop sign or stop light. >> i think people think i've got this under control. clearly it shows people are crashing their cars. put it away. out of sight, out of mind.
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chuck bell safely drove the storm team 4 by 4. >> he joins us with your neighborhood forecast. chuck, good morning. pretty warm to start our wednesday, right? >> another mild day. no winter jacket required today at all. temperature here in fairfax this morning is a mild 56%. anomometer just barely starting to move. winds southwest at 2 or 3 miles per hour. a mild started in. temperatures around the rest of the area also mainly in the 50s early this morning. mid to upper 50s depending where you live. we've got 55 degrees. 55 in camp springs. 54 downtown. 46 one of the cool spots. so your hometown forecast pinpointed here at fairfax today. it will be a mild day. plenty of clouds around. we will get a little sunshine. clouds will totally win the day.
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50s out the door. mid-60s for highs today. low 60s by early this evening. rain drop chances holding off until after the sun goes down this evening. but the rain drops will impact your day tomorrow. tom is back with that coming up in 10 minutes. it is time for first 4 traffic with melissa mollet >> good morning, chuck. construction has popped up beltway between annapolis and landover, two right lanes blocked. it just came back to us here this morning. prince george's county side of things, looking down south in virginia, hopping on 95, stafford county, looking good. out of up to, no problems there either. 66 a at 29 gainesville moving along. the spur looking about as good as it possibly can. i'll be back at 5:21. weather and traffic on the 1s.
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a live look at 95 in virginia. >> melissa, thank you. new developments following this shocking abduction caught on camera. a crucial new clue that is leading police to our area this morning. . for hundreds of thousands of people expected to descend on the national mall, the work now under way to get ready for the biggest show in town.
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14 after the hour. election day is over. but we are still waiting to find out whether mark warner will stepped his stay in the senate. the race between warner and gillespie is still too close to call this morning. warner leads by less than 1 percentage point. >> he made it sound like he was the winner last night, while gillespie was not so quick to concede. today they will check out votes and certify a winner begins in fairfax county. that's where we find megan
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mcgrath with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: well, good morning. this is a very tight race. 12,000 votes separating democratic incumbent warner and republican ed tkpwgillespie. they will certify the results. it will happen here at the fairfax county government center at 9:00 this morning. mark warner spoke to his supporters last night. he seems confident in victory. he admits it is by a small margin. he said what people need to get is that the voters want an end to partisan politics. they want their elected officials to vote together. >> near has a monopoly on truth, virtue or patriotism. i will work with anyone, democrat, republican, independent, you name it, if we're going to make sure we get our country's problems fixed. >> and republican ed gillespie
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has not conceded. there is still some work that needs to be done. >> obviously a very close race. 0.6% i think was the last count. so we're going to be patient here. and i think we need to be respectful of the voters. >> and so this morning that canvas to certify the results begins here in fairfax county. will there be an actual recount. now, virginia does not have an automatic recount process. so the apparent losing candidate would have to actually request a recount. they can only do that if the difference is 1% or less. now, kind of interesting here. there are three places in virginia with less than a a 1% spread. one of those places is loudoun county. reporting live from fairfax county government center, news 4. back to you in the studio >> the economy top the concerns among most of you according to
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exit polling. 80% of voters were worried the economy was going in the wrong direction. 45% felt the affordable care act was too far reaching. two-thirds said the state's ethics laws need an overhaul after bob mcdonnell's corruption conviction. . first of all, only the apparent losing candidate in this case ed gillespie can ask for a recount. if the difference is less than half a percent, local communities must pay. here is the the sticking point. if it is between half a percent and 1%, gillespie's campaign must pay. so that could affect his decision. if you go back to 2006, george allen did not ask for a recount in an even closer race with jim webb because of these rules. you can download the app to get a push alert. . now to other races in
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virginia. jerry connolly beat suzanne scholte with 11% of the vote. this morning, we're learning new information about a woman abducted off a street in philadelphia. the woman has ties to st. mary's county, maryland. a person of interest using her atm card at a convenience store in aberdeen. katie zachary is live in philadelphia. katie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police still don't know where the 22-year-old nursing aide is. but what they do have is video of her being bducted. and hours after she was taken from a philadelphia street corner, her stolen bank card was used in maryland. . she was last seen on the philadelphia street corner walking home sunday night. here's video of the moment before she was abducted. it shows the suspect approach her. look closely and you see him reach for her hand.
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when the victim tries to get around him, he lunges and grabs her. another camera shows them struggling down the block. she is forced inside the car and driven off. the victim's bank card was used in aberdeen, maryland. a source close to the investigation saided the man who used it took out cash. sometimes later in the same shopping center a man appears inside a gas station convenience store. he purposefully walks to the back to the store, grabs a bottle of water and leaves all in under a minute. they dusted for fingerprints inside that store. >> she was raised in california, maryland. they wonder if her abductor is a former boyfriend. philadelphia police are not commenting on that. reporting live in philadelphia. katie zachary. back to you. 5:19 this morning. investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that killed a mother and her
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7-year-old daughter. mary and emily were trapped in their home in arlington. the husband was able to save their older 11-year-old daughter but he could not go back in to save the rest of the family. the home had no working smoke detectors. this morning police are looking for a man who escaped from a d.c. psychiatric ward. clayton walked out of the back door of a psychiatric facility off wisconsin avenue in northwest on monday. clayton was in a room where staff are not allowed. clayton is accused of attacking a police officer >> a judge will decide whether a woman charged with vandalizing the national cathedral should be committed. she is not competent to stand trial. a judge said she will probably not make an improvement any time soon. police arrested her in july 2013 for damaging two chapels with a can of green paint. she is being held in a
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psychiatric hospital pending a judge's decision. you might want to plan now for next week's traffic next week. a star-studded concert is planned to honor our veterans. rihanna, carrie underwood, bruce springsteen some of the acts expected there. it is expected to draw a quarter of a million people to the mall. to find out which metro line will be shut down go to and search "concert for valor." they will have security set up. >> it's going to be a big event. very crowded. let's check the the forecast at 5:21. weather and traffic on the 1s. what's going on, tom? >> the weather for the concert for valor is looking good next tuesday on the extended range. and the close range is showing some rain getting closer to us this morning. as we take a look at the bus stop this morning, school buses back on the road after
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yesterday. and temperatures will be in the mid-50s through 7:00, 8:00. a little sunshine through high cloudiness. still rather cool by 8:00 to 9:00, though. should be upper 50s to around 60 degrees. again, some sun through high clouds with a very light wind. the cloud cover is going to be changing. by noon time, a lot of clouds over the metro area. sky cast showing thickening clouds. darker by 3:00 p.m. by 6:00 p.m., we'll have that nearly full moon rising in the east. showers moving in after that by 11:00. likely some rain falling in the metro falling from the west. right now storm team 4 radar all clear. we have showers way off to our west from kentucky to west virginia. this is tracking east/northeast getting closer to the metro area. after that, we will get the showers occasionally likely
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during the day on thursday with shies reaching the low to mid-60s. might get a half an inch from that system. maybe a little bit of thunder on thursday afternoon. on friday, it should be getting sunny again. but a blustery wind in the morning. quite a chilly start with a gusty wind. it should settle in the afternoon if highs reach the upper 50s. much cooler for saturday and sunday. saturday morning near freezing. near 50 degrees. partly sunny. near 60 on monday. then tuesday looking good for that concert. 60 in the afternoon. by evening, back down in the 50s with a partly cloudy sky. next weather and traffic on the 1s at 5:31. looking at hometown highs and road conditions with melissa. good morning. 66 east at the beltway. it is off to the shoulder. not causing any real problems. just a warning. we have police out there on the
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scene. you might see that if you head out any time soon. you can see into and out of town, looking quite good. no major problems right now. a sprinkling of conduction here and there. that should be out of the way in just a little bit. beltway at colesville, moving along. beltway at landover 202. 95 in virginia at dale city is rolling along as well. heading out of town, no problems there. 270 northbound, southbound moving along. i'm back at 5:31 with a live look at 270. rice's suspension hearing is today. a video surfaced showing him punching his fiancee in an elevator. nfl commissioner roger goodell and rice are expected to testify.
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rice is seeking rein statement and has filed a wrongful termination. it's not clear where adrian peterson will be allowed to play football this year after reaching a plea deal in his child abuse case. he was indicted for disciplining his young son with a switch. yesterday he pled no contest to a lesser assault. two years probation, 80 hours of community service, parenting classes, public service announcement and $4,000 fine. two different studies might disspell what you think about violence in media. they prove the violence you see in movies has no impact on violence in real life. a study found no overall correlation in homicide rates in
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the same years. . well with, the way you get your beer in one local county is changing after a news 4 i team exposed concerns about theft. it makes big money generating $34 million in profit. sources inside the department of liquor control tell the news 4 i team say some county deliverymen have been selling it under the table and pocketing the cash. they found no one with the county is keeping track of employees who might be breaking the law. >> is this acceptable what we have found, or is this cause for concern and you're going to have -- >> no. absolutely cause for concern. i'm glad you brought it out. >> coming up don't at news 4 at 6:00, i how the theft might be going down. talks to insiders say it's been going on for years. voters shaking up on capitol
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hill. way it was a historic night for the republican party. and the issues that have voters pushing for change in leadership. making sure maryland has money for transportation. the change approved for voters and what it means for construction projects in the state. a cool start to your morning. take a look at storm team 4 radar. the changes you will see in the day ahead and high temperatures in your neighborhood with with in your neighborhood with with weather
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it is now 5:30. those of you in maryland waking up with a new governor. larry hogan becomes the second republican maryland governor in 40 years. muriel bowser won handly in d.c. if you live in virginia, there are questions about who your second senator will be. the race between warner and gillespie too close to call. separated by 12,000 votes. much more on those stories throughout the morning. first, good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. welcome back on this wednesday, november 5th. we take a live look outside for you. a little bit warmer than it was this time yesterday morning. and the day will shape up similarly to what we saw
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yesterday too. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. >> good morning. yesterday people voted for more mild weather. it will be with us today. manassas, 50 degrees in prince william county. hometown forecast there by early afternoon. sunsets are an hour earlier. should be in the mid-60s by 2:00 p.m. with a lot of cloudiness. jermantown, northern montgomery, 52 degrees. there by early afternoon, cooler. in the low 60s. a cloud cover thickening a bit. right now hyattsville, 54 degrees. high clouds coming in. by afternoon, 2:00 will be the warmer temperature. should be into the mid-60s by then. a lot of cloudiness around. weather and traffic at 5:41. a look at the hour-by-hour
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warming on the way. melissa, what's going on with the roads? >> new construction on silver springs. a rough morning as far as construction goes. northbound new hampshire between powder mill and belton. it just popped up. it will probably be be there the next a little bit. the crash is off to the shoulder. not causing too much trouble. police on the scene. wide look at things into and out of town, inner and outer loop, no problems. 270 at old hundred moving along. 66 east moving well as well. a live picture of 95 in virginia coming up. congressional leaders will head to the white house friday after republicans swept congress.
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nbc's tracie potts is live on capitol hill with reaction to the vote and a look at where republicans want to take the country. >> eun, good morning. they want to focus on energy and tax reform. but first they have to get the solid results of the vote last night. first of all, the republicans are now in control. they have 44-52 for republicans. two independents and a couple of races still undecided on the house side. it looks like republicans have solidified what was already the majority there. officially 242 is projecting they will end up with 250. now, the new leader senate is likely to be mitch mcconnell, the kentucky senator who won his race down there last night. he said it's time for the country to go in a new direction. democrats did hold on to some seats.
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mary landrew trying to hold on to her seat. the vote counting still going on. eun? >> tracie potts, live on capitol hill. tracie, thank you. most voters leaving polling places say they don't have much trust in the government. nbc exit polls show the overall mood of americans is bleak. only 44% approve of president obama. less than half. more than three-quarters say they disapprove of the job congress is doing. 31% say they believe the the nation is headed in the right direction versus 65% who say the country is going on the wrong track >> now to the 10th district where barbara comstock becomes the first woman in history to represent that district. she beat foust with 57% of the vote.
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she took a swing after being announced by her daughter. >> i'm finally going to get a real job. >> couple stomaching replace frank wolf who is retiring at the end of the year. she thanked wolf and said she will serve in his great tradition >> marylanders decided to change the way they spend transportation money. it puts limits on the state transportation trust fund. they have to declare an emergency to use it for anything other than fixing highways and paying bonds. for the first time, d.c. elected the first democrat attorney general. can't recall racine previously spent a time as a lawyer.
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that measure lost 51% to 49%. that means baker is now in his final term as executive. he was one of the biggest proponents of the term limit increase. $500,000 rebranding campaign. the experience, expand, explore is designed to invite people to the county to check out the top tourist attractions. you should see ad and billboards soon. larry! larry! >> the race that people will be talking about today. we're digging deeper in the race for governor and the challenges he will face when he takes office. a line of showers pushes
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their way toward us. the conditions you'll be dealing with and whether you'll see rain in your hour-by-hour forecast. trying to ease your commute. what we are learning about the construction along one of the busiest commuter routes and when you can expect the work at shell, we believe the world needs a broader mix of energies, which is why we are supplying natural gas, to generate cleaner electricity, that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and why with our partner in brazil, we are producing a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane to fuel cars. let's broaden the world's energy mix, let's go.
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♪ good morning, usher! hey! did you know bees communicate through dance? me too... we're practically twins! your trip down a busy stretch of road in the district could soon be easier. crews are burying 1900 feet of fiberoptic cable on
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massachusetts avenue. much of the asphalt laying has to happen during the day causing quite the traffic mess. i've seen it. it is too cold to lay it at night. crews could finish the project by the end of the week. a group of environmentalists is threatening to sue over the planned purple line unless changes are made. the group wants the county to develop a plan to protect three endangered shrimp like temperatures that could be harmed. part of the group filed a federal lawsuit in august. the purple line would run 16 miles between bethesda and new carrollton in prince george's county. a nice warmup right here for the beginning of november. i like this weather for sure. >> storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell out in fairfax county with your neighborhood forecast. hey, chuck. >> hey, good morning once again aaron and eun. nothing more than a sport coat
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required out here. temperature, 56 degrees in fairfax right now. 53 down the road in chantilly. 55 in falls church. what we are watching for is a little chance for showers. showers rolling into western northern maryland. 53, dulles. 50 manassas, bowie. 46 in college park. your forecast for fairfax and our surrounding neighborhoods pinpointed right down to where you live today. cloudy skies. a little sunshine here early this morning. but clouds are totally going to win as we go through later on this afternoon. rain chances really start to ramp up after the sun goes down. could get a few showers on i-81 mid to late afternoon. most of the metro rain chances well after the sun goes down. big chilly changes in the seven-day forecast in 10 minutes. for now first 4 traffic with melissa mollet. >> looking good out of virginia
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north toward the beltway. clear headed south. no major problems anywhere right now. a little bit of a slowdown 66 east bound at the beltway because of the earlier crash. on time 270 southbound outer loop to 270 as well. 66 east looking good. 95 northbound on time as well at 26 minutes. i'm back in 10 minutes with more of 66. missing the deadline. new restrictions in maryland that will keep a number of children out of the classroom today. digging deeper into the surprising win for larry hogan. the counties that help the republican carry the governor's race. 5:41. stay with us. we'll be
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15 before the hour. election upset in maryland. republican larry hogan's victory for governor could be the biggest upset in the country. this morning we're learning how he won. when the election began polls said hogan trailed by double digits. even when he won the first word he said was wow. here's what he told chris lawrence when he was asked if he was surprised. >> well, we were. we have experts tell us there was a road to victory but you couldn't get over 50.1. we surpassed every single county and precinct. we delivered what thought we needed to do. every county was important. >> hogan will hold a news conference on this victory later this morning in annapolis. anthony brown was an early favorite in his race. he held his watch party at the university of maryland. >> today we fell short of our campaign goal. but it does not and cannot
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diminish the work that each and every one of you have done in our communities and throughout our state. so thank you. . brown is the outgoing lieutenant governor. much of the campaign concern tying to o'malley. hogan relying on the same spot as euhlich did. he lost baltimore city. they were a major area which has him winning in 2002. you can see hogan lost in our direct area in prince george's and tkpwopmontgomery county. those two counties are the state's biggest. hogan could face challenges ahead. he will have to work hard to appeal to all the democratic voters in a blue leading state. compromise may have to be a big theme. you can read everything on
5:48 am to the seventh congressional district, the the district that used to belong to eric canter. he was upset by dave brat in the primaries. he beat jack trammell. brat won twice. he will finish the remainder of captainer's term and begin a new two-year term in january. in the 8th district now. don beyer defeated micah edmond. moran held the 8th district seat since 1990. hundreds of students could be barred from class in prince george's county because they didn't get their vaccinations. news 4 angie goff joins us from green belt with more. angie. good morning, eun. the situation for up to 400 students here at prince george's county, including many who attend green belt middle school.
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they failed to do this. they failed to turn in in. a vaccination fom. it shows they got their shots for the mumps, measles, whooping cough. parents, take notice. your child is within this group. know that from today on. your child will get five excused absences. after that truancy proceedings could ultimately end with court action against you. in a statement cool districts have said they have made extraordinary efforts to reach every student. but now parents need to be the ones to do their part. the count looked like 155 kindergartners. still not in compliance. the school district even before the school year started, they held a lot of outreach and free clinics. school has been out. classes have been out the last couple of days because of
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parent/teacher conferences and the election. perhaps more students got this done. and the numbers will be higher than expected. eun? >> angie goff. thank you, angie. also today, montgomery county school leaders will meet to discuss a reported sex assault on campus. under the advice from police and other school leaders, the principal says she waited until now to tell the community to protect the privacy of the student involved. the meeting will happen at 7:30 in the school's media center. csx is moving forward in the district. they gave final approval to double the size of the tunnel between 2nd and 11th street in southeast. some people living in the neighborhood are not happy with this decision. i saw this protest last night. they were outside the transportation headquarters in southeast. they say they will ask d.c. council to hold off on issuing
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permits for the project. >> it seems like they are being ignored time and time again. >> it's like we're david and goliath. they are very intent on doing this. >> "washington post" reports d.c. department of transportation already gave permission to take over the roads near that tunnel. a lucky new yorker won a whole heck of a lot of money. mega millions jackpot up to $321 million. a single ticket matched all six numbers. the cash option is estimated to be about $194 million. this is the eighth largest jackpot in mega millions history. >> congrats. >> completely missed it. no clue there was a big jackpot. >> we were all thinking about the elections. love this weather, tom. >> you won't need the umbrella until this evening.
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driving, though, should have dry pavement throughout most of the day today. for the morning, you'll need the heater on in the car. maybe even the heated seats. it will be in the low 50s. still quite a bit of chill in the air. dry roads. clouds thickening and lowering a bit. temperatures should be in the mid-60s by middle afternoon. quite a chill in the a air. just in the upper 40s northern montgomery. northern prince george's county, near 50. southern prince george's in the mid-50s. mid 50s in washington, alexandria, falls church. loudoun, fairfax, prince william, fauquier, stafford and spotsylvania. not showing any rain here. here's rain out in west virginia, southern pennsylvania. most of this will pass well north of the metro area. but in southern west virginia into kentucky that's the line that will likely be be getting
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closer to us but not until evening. might get a few sprinkles around late morning and noon time in the panhandle, northern bred rick county, maryland. after that, by 6:00 or 7:00 p.m. in the shenandoah valley. by 8:00, 9:00 p.m. we'll see the rain northern virginia coming closer to the area. after that likely rain coming through after midnight tonight and during the day on thursday. before then, upper 60s during the afternoon. beautiful day coming up. just high clouds. then light shower activity later tonight. occasional showers on thursday with highs in the mid-60s. might get a little thunder on thursday afternoon. then breezy and cooler on friday. a much chillier weekend coming up. big change. sunday, mid-50s. milder monday and tuesday and some sunshine back. we have breaking news on the roads this morning. a new crash here, melissa. two new accidents on 66.
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first between nutley street and beltway. this is the third crash now on 66 this morning. and 66 eastbound at sully road, truck versus deer. we are seeing backups as you approach sully road. about five miles right now. it is slow. we are trying to get chopper over this to show you what's going on. 95 at pohick moving along nicely. no problems there. everythinnice and green. and rolling along. wider look at things, a little slow here top of the beltway. outer loop at colesville. and jermantown working just fine. m.olivet between 9th and corcoran. more on that coming up. thanks, melissa. it is 5:54. in the day ahead, firefighters and paramedics from prince george's county will go door to door to check your smoke alarm. if it's not happening or you don't have one, they will install a new one with fresh
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batteries. having a working smoke alarm increases your chances of surviving a house fire by 50%. also today, learn more about a new school boundary proposal in prince come county schools. the system is building a 12th high school. they will present a revised boundary plan for you to discuss on bristow in manassas. >> g.m. wants to make sure you get your car to n to get faulty ignition switches fixed so much so they are willing to buy you dinner. morgan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. general motors is offering $25 as an incentive to replace faulty ignition switches. they are good at one of seven retailers including bass pro shops and apple bees.
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meanwhile, disney says more than 3 million frozen princess dresses have been sold, renewing the blockbuster power movie that is a year old. 2.6 million kids dressed up as a frozen character for halloween. aaron, back to you. morgan brennan at cnbc, thanks. more election results for you this morning. in west virginia, shelly moore cap tow becomes the first elected to the senate. she replaces long-time democrat jay rockefeller who is retiring after three decades in the senate. voters in spotsylvania gave the county the authority to borrow $241 million for a host of public safety, school and
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transportation projects. of of that will be used for improvement near thornburg and upgrade courtland high school. for the first time people voted against borrowing money, including for the judicial center. there were a few -- a good number of you who called the news 4 i team reporting problems. the first issue was the sroef r voter id law. some say that shouldn't have happened. provisional ballots were issued to people without acceptable id. and vote flipping. where people tried to vote for one person on the touch screen and it kept switching the vote. >> u.s. senator mark warner holds a small lead over ed gillespie in his fight to keep his seat. the race does not have a clear winner yet.
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