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>> now at 6 clob, serious concerns about safety -- crime inside this local apartment building that police feared there could be more victims. how a maintenance worker targeted a tenant shattering her sense of security. >> he's battling brain cancer but was back before congress to cast a decisive vote, the plea from senator john mccain and the fight over health care. first at 6:00, a truck driver accused of running over two pedestrians in two accidents several years apart. >> the victim survived and their families now want justice. the driver did not answer our questions as he left the courthouse today. we've been following this story from the start. >> the most recent crash happened along busy south dakota avenue in dc, but it doesn't end there. let's go to pat collins
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superior court with new information about the company involved. pat. >> reporter: doreen, fort myer vehicles running over pedestrians. it's got lawyers lining up in court. you see there's a high stakes battle going on. >> what we have found in our investigation is that fort myer the bottom line for them is money. they don't give a damn about pedestrians in this city. >> that's ted williams. >> reporter: he represents the family of james sr. mr. gary was run over and killed by a street sweeper back in june 2015. he was 73 years old. it happened near his house on clay place in northeast. that street sweeper belonged to fort myer a big road construction outfit in our city and a multimillion dollar lawsuit filed in court by williams, he says the safety eq
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broken. >> the horn on the street sweeper was inoperable or the back up camera was inoperable, backed over my client, sucked him up into the street sweeper and he died. >> reporter: another multimillion dollars lawsuit against fort myer, the victim 22-year-old ethan zimmerman, november 2015. zimmerman, a student, struck by a fort myer dump truck as he was crossing florida avenue northeast. he suffered brain damage, broken bones, he's still recovering. charged with hit-and-run in that case, fort myer dump truck driver, ismael alvarez. mr. alvarez, can you explain to me why you left the scene of the accident? >> reporter: two weeks ago alvarez was involved in another serious pedestrian accident. he was behind the wheel of this dump truck when it ran over
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happened on south dakota avenue northeast. her family says she is still in the hospital and that she still can't walk. that case is still under investigation. and today a judge ordered alvarez not to drive any commercial vehicles for at least a month until there's another court hearing in this case. now fort myer says it doesn't comment publicly on cases that are in civil litigation. fort myer said alvarez is not currently a driver for the company. fort myer says it believes in safety first. doreen, back to you. >> more to come on this story. thank you, pat collins reporting. now to a story you'll see only on news 4, a maintenance worker on the run tonight. police believe he used his position to get into several apartments and set up hidden
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one woman got that gut feeling you felt that something just wasn't right and she got the police involved. reporter is in the fair lakes to tell us what they uncovered, david. >> reporter: doreen, you look behind me you see that yellow apartment complex, that's where he lived and worked. a couple of weeks ago he did maintenance on one young woman's apartment unit, after which she got, what you described to be that, that uneasy feeling. she got that feeling that somebody was watching her, that somebody was recording her, that somebody was violating her privacy from her own bathroom. >> is it fair to say that her actions might be protecting other people? >> absolutely. yeah. sure. >> reporter: it started a couple of weeks back inside the julian apartment complex, her power suddenly went out. >> the maintenance guy came to the apartment, was abl
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the power back on and after he left she went into her bathroom and found some sort of device sitting there. she describe it as some type of usb device. >> it looked like this, a usb power adapter. >> reporter: but something didn't seem right to her. search warrant told her to leave it, that it was one of his monitoring devices. goes on to say that he told the woman to shower so as to ensure the water would not affect the electrical system. that didn't seem right, so she got police involved. >> turns out we think it's a motion sensor activated hidden camera. >> reporter: since he lives in the same building, they found more than 90 images, some showing several other possible victims. >> we're trying to find him. we think there's a possibility that he might have left the country. >> police, meantime, praising the woman who trusted her gut and picked up the
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>> reporter: there is a warrant out for the arrest of him, if they can find him. as far as the management company here at tf apartment units, well i did walk into the leasing office and i left my phone number. jim, i haven't yet heard back. >> all right, david, quite an unsettling story there, thanks so much. folks tossed from the water, gravestones knocked over. this is a scene a day after the tornado tore through. the clean up could take months. today, the controller told us the state is ready to help. the damage from that ef 2 tornado is sporadic, one home destroyed while another just across the street remains untouched. coming up tonight at 6:15, derrick ward talks to first responders, how they're helping neighbors, even as their homes remain in danger. now to a dramatic last minute arrival here in
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he arrived one week after sharing news of his cancer diagnosis. he had been recovering from surgery at home in arizona, but he returned to washington to cast a critical vote in the health care battle. [ applause ] >> mr. mccain. mr. mccain. [ applause ] >> the senators' colleagues gave him a standing ovation on his arrival and senator mccain wasted no time with casting his vote with two thumbs up. without him republicans would not have been able to move forward in their battle to repeal obama care. blayne alexander is on capitol hill with a look at what's next, blayne. >> dordoreen, you know, as you w this represents a major turning point in republican's efforts to repeal and replace obama care. their vote, of course, did come down to the wire, now this gives them the freedom to move forward and discuss what obama care repeal might look like.
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>> for senator john mccain, a hero's welcome. back on capitol hill for the first time since his brain cancer diagnosis. >> mr. mccain. >> his vote today crucial for his party to move forward with health care, delivered with a passionate message to his colleagues. >> what have we to lose by trying to work together to find those solutions. we've been depending on -- spinning our wheels on too many important issues because we keep trying to find a way to win without help from across the aisle. >> reporter: after casting his key vote, senator mccain pleading with his long-time colleagues to work together. >> healthcare insurance system is a mess, we all know it. those who support obama care and those who oppose it. something has to be done. >> reporter: today's procedural vote, a turning point that would allow the senate to even begin discussing health care. >> many of us on this side of the aisle waited for years for this opportunity and thought it would never come. >> we know aca is not perfect
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propose is much worse. >> reporter: a rare gallery protest interrupting the senate floor proceedings just as the vote began. >> and the motion is agreed to. >> reporter: the final vote, 50/50 with vice president mike pence breaking the tie in republican's favor, officially opening the health care debate. >> and just earlier this afternoon, the republican-led house voted overwhelmingly to issue a number of sanctions to russia. this, of course, is punishment for interfering in the 2016 elections and for military action in ukraine and syria. also into that vote today, something that will prevent president trump for fixing those sanctions without first getting permission from congress. looi live on capitol hill blaine alexander, news 4. congressional investigators are questioning both jared kushner and paul manafort, a long-time political operative and trump associate. they're
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manafort, who was trump's campaign manager at the time, was there at that june 2016 meeting at the russian lawyer at trump tower. a spokesperson for manafort said he handed over the notes for that meeting and he answered the senate investigator fully. >> they questioned the son-in-law and senior adviser for more than three hours today, unlike yesterday, this meeting was under oath. kushner did all of his talking inside and he did not respond to any questions as he left it. at the live desk at leon harris, doreen, back to you. we have an update on the six african-american teenagers or african teens who disappeared after that robotics competition here in washington. dc police confirmed two of them have been found safe in canada. the other four are still missing. the group is from the east african country of burundi. they vanished a week ago, you can remember, while they were here in dc for a global
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competition. they each have one year visas in the u.s. officials believe those teens planned their disappearance. burundi has long been plagued by violence. dc man rented out his home on air bnb and tried to get some extra cash and said he became a victim of theft instead. they rented out their home on 18th street northwest last week. myer said social media partying and even wearing stuff they stole. >> he took a video of him and his boys wearing some of the shoes that belonged to the roommates here. >> reporter: police report shows a long list of items missing from the house, including jewelry and designer clothing. we reached out to dc police and they tell us no arrests have been made. sounds like something out of a horror movie but it played out in real life for two women in northern virginia. what they discovered after they followed the sound of footsteps coming from the attic. he made history here in
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television. tonight we've learned jim vance will have a place in the halls of the national museum of african-american history and culture. and a break from the heat and humidity once again tomorrow, but storm chances start to increase towards the end of the work week. i'll have
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from chopper 4 you can see the devastation. yards are covered from items from inside of people's homes. when you see it up close, you realize just how long this clean up is probably going to take. >> it's going to take a lot of heavy equipment there, too, and even more phone calls to insurance companies to fix all of this. the damage is concentrated in stevensville. a town in queen ann's county that's just over the bay bridge. derrick ward is there looking into the complications for first responders. >> reporter: the clean up began within hours of the winds calming down. people's lives were turned upside down. that's what happens when a tornado when it's talking 123 miles an hour comes to town. often get into the scene was a challenge. >> every time we try to get somewhere and wire is down we had to make sure we get through safely.
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scenes like this awaited them. it didn't look like anyone could have survived, man inside when this house was inside, made it out. first responders had to find him. >> he was parked behind the car. >> reporter: everyone made it out of this house, too, inspite the wizard of oz experience after having the home lifted. it was surreal to the homeowner and first responders. >> i've been able to go out and talk to some of the residents and everybody is traumatized but everybody is happy and blessed that there were no fatalities. >> the rain was coming so hard and the wind was blowing very hard. my son was freaking out because the tree, you could hear the tree hitting the roof. >> reporter: ironically she said the tree came down as the roof was lifting up and kept it in place. hope, nonetheless. >> it was one of those things where it seems like it's always going to happen somewhere else, but it did happen here. this is a very resilient community. they can recover very kl
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us. we'll get back on our feet quickly. >> >> reporter: in stevenville, derrick ward, news 4. ♪ ♪ tributes to our late friend and colleague jim vance are coming to us from journalists across the country whether they worked with him or just asked him for advice. vance made an impression. today we heard from two members of the "today show." >> sending all my prayers and hearts at everybody at channel 4 and whole washington area who got to have jim vance in their lives. i knew jim when i was a freelance reporter at channel 4. to me he was a picture of grace and goodness and class and dig thi -- dignity on that news desk. we also have to say he was one of the coolest people we ever knew. >> my first -- i was a rookie tv weather man working at wtgg and will and scott took me to dr
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and besides being the ultimate professional and being such great journalist, he was such a terrific man. he really looked at you and talked to you as an equal and i'll never forget that i actually came away thinking, maybe i might actually be able to do something in this business because of somebody like jim vance thinks i do a good job, then maybe i'm okay, just still hard to believe that he's gone because he was the consummate professional and consummate gentleman and he's really -- they don't make people like jim vance any more. >> no, they don't, at all. al roeker, thank you. more success stories. well, as we have known in the past couple of days, vance would not have been comfortable with all of this attention, but he would appreciate all the love. >> nbc news justice correspondent pete williams has joined vance and me on the set during some of the biggest
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you've known vance for years, what are your thoughts? >> you know, before i came to nbc i worked in the house and senate and i worked in the defense department and i was a viewer of jim vance, first of all, for many many years before i came to nbc, could walk the same hallways with him, which was a pretty big thrill. as you all know, when you have a story to report and you come on to talk about it, the questions that the anchors asked you, anchor people, can be very important. and they can lead you astray if they're not right on point and jim's questions were always aimed at the heart of the matter. it was always a pleasure to be with him partly because he asked the right questions and partly because he asked interesting questions that kind of made you think a little bit and draw you out and make you more fully explore the story. so i learned a lot just watching him over the years and then it was quite a thrill to sit next to him as i sit next to you right now. >> you know, you mention that and we were
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yesterday, highest on his list of anybody coming into this building, starting out was curiosity. and he kept that all the way through. and you probably heard that in all of his questions. he had this instinctive curiosity about everything. >> i also have a very important point in life. as you all know, organized -- he was not. >> and he was going to take a foreign trip and it suddenly realized didn't have a passport. he came to me -- pass and i helped him and i got a fruit basket. >> you bet, my pleasure. >> the nationals are back in town and they're honoring jim vance tonight. there will be a moment of silence at the ball field at 6:52 just before the nats game against the brewers begins and we'll bring it to you live. as you know, vance was a big dc sports fan and he had a chance to throw out the ceremonial firstit
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2013, how cool is that. we can't get enough of this picture that captured how excited he was about that moment. >> fans were excited down there. >> you've heard of micro kmchip for dogs, but what about people. tonight a company in wisconsin has never been done before and some say it could be the wave of the future. >> he said i'm very proud of you and everything you've done. he said i want you to take care of your mom for me and he said i love you very much. >> her father died last year. but tomorrow at this chipotle in buoy, she's going to give him the bigst birthday gift she ge
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today's weather was the weather we've been waiting many days for. >> and the good news is we'll have this weather again tomorrow and we'll likely be waiting many more days until we have it again. take a look at your weather headlines. it was refreshing out there today. we had high temperatures in the 70s and low 80s across the area. it's pretty much what we'll be seeing again tomorrow for your wednesday. later in the work week on thursday and friday, some thunderstorms are possible, a better chance that you're dealing with some thunderstorms on friday, but also because we could see some around later in the day on thursday. however, that's going to set us up for a pretty nice weekend over all, mainly dry, temperatures actually pretty
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guess, to where we were today. so i'm going to take back my first statement, after the weekend, then we'll be waiting for more comfortable days. currently, temperatures are in the 70s and 80s. 77 out in leesburg. just a spectacular evening and a gorgeous start tomorrow morning on your wednesday. 7:00 a.m. we're at 70 degrees. we'll have partly to mostly cloudy skies and early afternoon hours definitely in the upper 70s, high tomorrow of 83. pretty much exactly what we saw today, not too humid and tomorrow like looking great, 80 degrees at 7:00 p.m. nationals game tonight will be perfect winter weather and tomorrow night will be the same forecast. take a look at the humidity levels, maybe a little bit humid feeling out there tomorrow on your wednesday, still closer to comfortable than impressive by far. thursday and friday we start to feel a little bit on the muggy side. but then for the weekend, humidity levels really come down, low humidity in the fore b
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as sunday. so this is perfect weather to eat outdoors tonight, tomorrow night, thursday, though, with thunderstorms in the forecast, maybe consider eating outdoors but definitely have a plan b, backup plan to be able to move indoors or quickly change those plans. with all the rain we've had lately. they're coming in moderate, thankfully everything else, trees, grasses an weeds are coming in low. take a look at your ten day forecast. wednesday, again, tomorrow, comfortable, once again. 83 for a high. thursday humid, 90 for a high on thursday, there's the 30% chance for late day thunderstorms on thursday, a bit of a better chance for thunderstorms on friday, any storms thursday or friday could be on the strong to severe side with really heavy rain that's slow moving leader to flash flooding. but then, doreen, 77 saturday, 84 sunday and low humidity both days. >> and nice timing for the weekend. >> perfect timing. >> sounds great, thank you amelia. >> a surprise house guest, still
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facing charges tonight. police say the teen shot dustin corey a week ago today at the intersection in prince georges county. that's where we find megan fitzgerald live for us with these new developments on this story. megan. >> reporter: doreen, i just spoke with dustin's father, he says just yesterday they came home from burrying their son. they were grieving with other family members and they got a call from the prince georges police department letting them know they made an arrest of three suspects that police believe murdered his son. >> we're just -- we're devastated. i don't wish this kind of pain on anybody. >> michael corey says there's nothing that will take away the pain of losing his youngest son. he says 17-year-old dustin had big dreams and so much potential. >> he had lots of hopes of finishing his last year in high school. he wanted to go to college. >> but his life ended last tuesday. police say he was here for an
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shot and killed inside his car, but investigators wouldn't provide more details. a week later, 18-year-old johnson, 18-year-old meddleton, and 17-year-old darius johnson are now charged with dustin's mother. >> i feel sorry for them. i feel sorry for their families who have to go endure a lot of pain like we did. >> reporter: michael says, he will never stop grieving the loss of his son, but he's hopeful that the arrest sends a message that murder suspects in the county will be brought to justice. >> i'll work night and day to resolve my son's murder so it doesn't go in vein. >> reporter: these three suspects are facing a long list of charges. they're being held tonight without bond. back to you. >> megan, thanks so much. imagine how completely creepy it would be if someone broke into your home and camped out in your attic. that's what happened friday
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this house here on 22nd street in arlington. they heard noises upstairs and called police. police found a man in the attic, along with his personal belongings betting one of the tenants spoke to news 4 but did not want to be identified. >> i heard footsteps above me and i checked in with my landlord because sometimes people -- he's used the storage above in the past. of course it's creepy to hear someone's in your house. >> reporter: anthony jones was arrested and charged with unlawful entry. no one knows how long he allegedly had been living there. new developments on a story we brought you last week that had a lot of folks fired up. tonight the coast guard said boaters and fisherman can continue to use the river near president trump's golf course. for safety reasons, a two-mile section of water has been off limits when the president visits
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the property. the coast guard says, people using the river just need to stay on the maryland side when the president's there. one second he appeared to be fine, the next he was doubled over in pain and his daughter was rushing him to the hospital. now that daughter is fighting to raise money to bring awareness to the condition that killed her father. prince georges county bureau chief tracee wilkins has the story. >> he was very strong and, you know, i called him a gentle giant. >> my dad was my best friend and partner in crime. >> reporter: john clark was unexpectedly taken from his wife and daughter a few days after last christmas. >> when did you realize that something was wrong with your dad? >> when i heard him slurring his words and getting really dizzy and can't even walk. >> reporter: melissa clark was home alone with her father when she called 911. he was rushed to the medical center with extraordinary stomach pain. few hours later who was perfectly healthy just days before said good-bye to his daughter. >> he said i want you
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care of your mom for me and he said i love you very much. it was probably a minute or two later he went right into cardiac arrest. >> reporter: he went from making phone calls and walking around the house to dying. >> at that point we didn't know what he had passed of. and that's when they shared with us it was sepsis. >> reporter: it's a life threatening condition that injure tissues and/or gans. it comes from the body response to infection and can sometimes go undetected. it can start as something as small as a cut or as big as cancer. >> reporter: that's what started melis melissa, now a sophomore in college on her quest. >> i knew my dad's birthday coming up. this will be the perfect birthday gift to raise awareness and raise money. >> tomorrow melissa will be raising money for sepsis awareness at two chipotle's. she's keeping her promise and taking care of her mom. but she's still taking care o
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>> i owe it to him for all that he's done for me. >> reporter: for more information on sepsis and on this fund-raiser and how you can help, log on to nbc washington and search "sepsis." in buoy, i'm tracee wilkins, news 4. >> here are four things to know about sepsis. it's the body's over action -- it begins when the body stops fights and begins to turn on itself. researchers are learning to why this happened. change in body temperature, rapid heart rate, confusion and extreme pain. there's not a single test that can determine if you have sepsis. diagnosis is made after a doctor evaluates your symptoms and gets results of other tests. a ground breaking new study about america's favorite pass time and the danger it poses to athletes who play the game. >> fantasy is one step closer to reality, the high-tech approach one company is taking to make things more convenient for workers and why it's raisi
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safety. and here is a live shot from one of our tower cameras, beautiful this everybodying and keeping it completely dry, but there are storms in the forecast for your work week, i'll have
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new today, some of the strongest evidence ever linking the game of football to traumatic brain damage. researchers at boston university studied the brains of former football players who have died. they found evidence of severe brain damage called cte in the vast majority. it can only be diagnosed after death. the brains and st study were donated after families were strongly suspected that the athlete had brain damage. >> how all of this had, in fact, exposure. the nfl responded to the new research reading in part, the medical and scientific communities will benefit from is
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will continue to work with a wide-range of experts to improve the health of current and former nfl athletes. >> ever get to work and realize you left your access badge at home. this happens to me all the time. but it's not going to be problem for workers in wisconsin any longer. they're now being offered an implantable device. it's the first company in the to offer the micro chip to employees. the device is implanted between your thumb and four finger. it allow ls employees to unlock doors buy food in the break room and log into their computers. >> once they showed me the technology, i actually asked them what do i have to do to get that implanted in me before i leave here? >> well, i like the idea. i definitely see there are benefits to it. i still haven't seen a lot of research on long-term health effects, there's still a foreign object going into your body. >> i'm with you. the chip will also store health insurance and other da
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not have gps, so it won't track workers when they aren't at the office or maybe hiding at the work space. about 50 employees have volunteered for the program. so far, so what do you think? well according to our flash survey tonight, most of you would not be on that volunteered list and overwhelming zwromajor say they don't want a micro chip embedded in their skin no matter who it's from. >> you won't have to worry about carrying your id card around. >> that's where we've gotten. >> no possible way for me. wow. still ahead, more tributes to our colleague, jim vance, as players and fans prepare to honor him at nats park tonight. >> it was his last interview and a story vance was so excited to tell, the visionary behind the national museum
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culture shares his memor
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remembering our colleague jim vance, we realize we're aren't the only one that held him in such high regard. >> we've heard from people all over the country, not just our region, who knew him or knew of his work. now we learn vance will have a spot in smithsonian's national muse museum of african-american
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>> jim had a chance to visit the museum not too long when he interviewed director, having seen so much of it through the eyes of those of us who had reported on its beginnings from the ground breaking all the way through its opening last year. jim was thrilled to see it with his own eyes. we're glad his trip included a tv camera that captured prosperity, his excitement and his many questions as he got to see history unfold before his eyes. >> when jim vance, behind a camera, recorded the last interview of his career as a journalist, no one knew it would be the last after 45 years on the job. but lonnie bunch, a young student studying history at howard university, some 30 years ago, knew the first time he saw this journalist in front of a camera, but he was making history. >> jim vance was my generation. there was a sense that he was somebody who was cool, who understood the importance of hard work, but who was committed to making
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black washington, but washington better. what jim vance really did is he symbolized possibility. he symbolized that it was really important that america was changing and his presence was a symbol of that change. >> and what would he want to display in the museum to tell the story of jim vance. >> one of the things that's real clear to me, is that first of all, jim vance did his homework, so it would be really nice to have, maybe, some of the pads that he wrote his questions on, you know the ones that he used to interview me, i think it would be important to help people understand how he did the work he did. and then i think, because this is television, we really want his images of vance in action. >> here at the museum of african-american history and culture, the visitor numbers have far exceeded expectations, with upwards of 8,000 visitors a day since it opened in september. many visitors will one day come to learn
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was. >> you want people to be able to see how he moved, how he thought, how he engaged the camera, how he engaged the public and how he left. so in many ways the key would be, what would allow us to understand who jim vance was, what kind of person he was, what he believed in, and how did his commitment to his craft how he had a commitment to making his city better there's no doubt he loved his craft and he loved his city. >> history will record how a city of income, background, race and politics, would come to invest so much trust in this journalist. >> people trusted jim vance and they trusted him in a way that they knew that he would be true, that he would be candid, that he would be professional, but that more importantly, he would be human. he alw
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was a guy on the corner that you could talk to. >> and he was. i think jim vance would never have thought his name would be one day in a smithsonian museum here in washington. he saw himself as a seeker of truth and his job was to tell it like it was. and he did that and we all trusted him and so did so many of you who watched him for those 45 year that is he was here at nbc 4. >> we know excited he was to have his picture on the wall at the chili bowl. i think this would just take his breath away. >> i think maybe his -- some kind of mistake or something, that's right. thank you, barbara. >> thank you. serving her 14th term in congress, her work on behalf of dc residents earned her a place on the mural at ben's chili bowl. her image is right beside jim vance. last night she read a tribute to vance on the house floor. sh
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anchor desk at a time of tremendous racial economic and political upheaval in the district. >> jim vance took the dare and told our ever daring changing story straight. he made us see ourselves from a city with too much crime to today's dc crime in a big surplus, only a combination of consummate professionalism and during after fir mablt could recover so much quick moving news without ever missing a beat. jim vance brilliantly told our story throughout our first era of it. these years also encapsulated his service and now drawing his legacy with the own history. >> and another big vance tonight. this time by the washington
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tonight, joins us now as the team finally returns home and we are counting down to that tribute, sherry. >> yeah, they haven't been home in a while, but we will bring you back out and with the sore moan yal first pitch. they haven't been back to that park in 16 days. as you said it. a big night for all the team to be honoring jim vance will take you back for the tribute back to the park before it starts. for tonight's game, an update who left sunday's game after two innings with stiffness in his arm. we're learning he was checked out by a doctor who says strasburg is doing just fine. no mri says dusty. >> i spoke to him today and asked him how he's feeling and say he's feeling good. and,
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when you get out of a history, then everybody gets a little uni larmed. he's not alarmed. he didn't look alarmed. he actually experienced, maybe using -- maybe he was at peace, actually. >> tonight the first home game since july 9th, meaning first home game for new relievers ryan and sean do little. do little joining the nats, means he's coming home in a way. do little played his college ball at the university of virginia and one season with that so long ago i was playing first base. hit gs behind him. i got a ton of good pitches to
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hit. >> i'm 20 and now i'm 30, a lot of things have changed. >> so many different things, all right, well, the world top are competing in budapest, like katie ladecky continues to stand out. already won two gold medals entering today and one more makes her the most decorated -- we'll take you back with tribute to jim vance. [ applause ] . >> news anchor jim vance, passed at the age of 75. our thoughts are in
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please join us now in a moment of silence. thank you. [ applause ]
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please remain standing as we honor our country with the star spangled banner. the own -- >> very touched there at the nationals park as they're honoring jim vance with a moment of silence, kind of gives you goose bumps seeing this -- that picture of him when he threw his ceremonial first pitch. >> how proud he would have been. you mentioned earlier, he practiced for that pitch. >> yeah, i remember that. he did. and he threw it well. >> he did, indeed. right over it. >> he would have loved that. we'll be right back.
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ahead for us tonight dramatic fashion, republicans taking out the vote to take the health care debate. clock ticking as anxious americans await the out come. president trump awaits the podium a look at what the president's end game might be and why some police officers worry their patrolled vehicles are making them sick. nbc nightly news after news 4. amelia is back with another check on the weather. it must be a treat to get to share some good news, right? >> right. an an easy forecast for tomorrow. another beautiful day. temperatures right now in the 70s and 80s. 80 degrees in the district. i want to show you this is the current temperatur
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the dew point temperatures. this is how we talk about the moisture, humidity out there. we'll start to tell you it's feeling a little bit humid. 70 it's the dc gross above 75. it's like tropical out there. dew point temperatures right now in the low 60s, upper 50s are just spectacular and unusual by far for this time of year and you can expect some temperatures tomorrow. here is a look at your exercise outlook. 70 if you're getting there temperature around 80 degrees. 75 degrees with the sun set time at 8:25. guys it's hot and mu mid -- hot and humid mid on thursday. and then a nice weekend. >> amelia, thank you. and we thank you for having us in tonight. nightly news is headed your -- heading your way next. >> we'll leave you now with another look at the tribute to jim vance at nats' park. ♪ snend ♪ ♪
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tonight, mccain's message. stirring moments on the senate floor, a rousing ovation, a critical vote in the health care fight, and an ailing senator delivering powerful words. on thin ice, president trump blasts his own attorney general again, steaming over jeff sessions' recusal from the russia investigion. will sessions quit? will he be fired and how does this standoff end? poisonous police cars? dozens of officers say they were sickened. some passing out behind the wheel. the feds investigating amid questions about safety. hard hits. stunning findings in over 100 deceased nfl players, all but one showed evidence of degenerative brain disease. how the nfl is responding. inspiring america

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