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tonight as the city considers letting undocumented imimmigrants vote in local elections and celebrating the live of jim van. friends and former coworkers share memories after codtoday's memorial. first tonight our clearest look yet at the devastation in florida caused by hurricane irma, here's the florida keys showing why much of the islands are still ghost towns, nearly half of the state is still without power this hour. utility crews are rushing to get it turned back on but that's causing problems of its own of. elementary school named for a confederate general is on fire in a area heavily impac b
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irma, this is robert e. lee in tampa, it is completely gutted by flames. neighbors reported their power was coming on they heard loud pops before they saw the smoke. we don't know exactly what caused the fire, if was hurricane related or power restoration was incidental, but no one was injured. power crews are making progress, they restored power to 1.7 million customer z today. most south florida school plan to reopen on monday. recovery estimates are getting costly, it's already cost the state $250 million. while the death toll was relatively small in florida it is on the rise, reports of crashes at intersections with no traffic lights and car baun
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aucti -- mon objection side mercedesing. >> it could have a impact on our morning compute. >> yes, as far as wet roadways. it will not be much, just light shower activity. storm team 4 can training the showers, mostly into our southern zones. some showers into northern virginia, you see those right here. we have a pretty good effect off the ocean, right up the east coast, a chance for that storms. here's irma back to the west, it will start to move our way and have a bigger impact on our thursday. i'll break that down for you then break down jose which is moving down to the south in the atlantic, very odd to see that, but it's happened before. where's it going next? the latest track just in. i have that for you in 10 minutes. >> keep going south. right now the city of college park is deciding whether to let people who live in the city but are not u
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local elections. it's something they've been wrestling with for weeks. tonight the city council heard a lot of public comment again. have they decided anything. >> no. one thing is clear there will not be a referendum on this issue in november. the city council will make a decision tonight. >> in order to become a citizen you have to go through a certain process. >> she became a naturalized u.s. citizen about 30 years ago. she votes in leaks in college park maryland. >> the right to vote is a privilege even to citizens. >> she's one of dozens of college park residents who don't want the city council to allow undocumented immigrants to vote in local elections. under the processes al, people would just have to proof residencely. some people want college park residents to make the decision. >> i'm very upset about this. we're not in
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we're in a democracy. we have a right to vote on this. every citizen has a right to a opinion as a fair democratic vote. >> some people support undocumented citizens voting. >> the council is selected and proportioned based on the number of residents in the city. the council is currently representing undocumented immigrants. >> there are over 30 thousands residents in college park. we don't know how many are undocumented. at least 10 other misdemeanor jurisdictions allow green card holders and other non-u.s. citizens to vote if they're full-time residents. >> a true democracy allows the affected community to vote on measures that impact them. >> citizenship is not something you take lightly. >> >> reporter: right now the city council is hearing from both sides of this hot button issue. we will let you know the results, the vote
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becomes available. live in college park. back here at the live desk we have learned eight hours from now hillary clinton will be giving her first live tv interview since losing the presidential election and she'll sit down with mat and savannah on the today's show. she released her memoir today and in her nearly 500 page book she blames a lot of people to losing the presidential run, even herself. she calls trump ill prepared and suggests his election was ill legitimate. check out what reporters were told if the president plans to read it. >> i am not sure, but i would think that he's pretty well versed on what happened, and i think it's pretty clear to all of america. i think it's sad that after hillary clinton ran one
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history and lost and the last chapter of her public life was going to be now defined by propering up book sales with false and reckless attacks. >> things could get awkward between clinton and matt lawyer tomorrow she devoted several p pages of his interviewing the commander in chief above the intrepid. tune in tomorrow morning avenues 4 today. >> we're going to do it. tonight congress passed a resolution condemning the deadly violence in charlottesville last month. it also con demts white supremacists, neo-nazis and other hate groups that organized at the city's emancipation park. the resolution urges president trump to speak out against those groups. it's headed to his desk for signature.
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little girls vanished on their way to the wheaten mall, their parents get justice. sheila and cath ring lyons killer was sentenced to 48 years in prison. >> it's been a long time. we we're tired and we want to go home. >> the murder has -- cold case detectives are credited with hire relentless pursuit of the case which they called operation worthy cause. >> today a despicable human building, wel ch h -- >> he still maintains he did not sexually abuse or murder the girls, that others have involved. there's no evidence to pursue charges against anyone else. it's the video that got every talking and grossed
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metrobus driver. since this happened, news 4 learned of another assault on a driver and more threats of repeat of this kind of attack. live with the story all new tonight. >>. >> reporter: jim, you'd think that shocking story about someone throwing urine on a a metrobus driver would make passengers treat drivers nicer? not the case. >> eve had a number of cases where folks are threatening to throw urine on the operators. >> reporter: the union that represents metro train operators say bad behavior like this shocking caught on camera dousing of urine on a driver has not decreased. a man was arrested for kidnapping a driver. it was headed up 6th street toward china town, when he got
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on the back door without tag the fare. when the driver told him he had to pay, he yelled i'm not paying, i'm from langley park. his behavior escalated and when the driver pulled over, he then placed his back against the plastic driver's shield and set you're not going anywhere. the driver was eventually released. but bad passenger behavior has become epidemic and drastic changes are needed. >> the frequency of the incidents is what's drawn attention to the union. we've had these incidents happen for years. this is nothing new. but the nature of the incidents is what's draw the attention and concern of the union. >> reporter: metro says that crime within the system is down, but acknowledges assaults on operators going up. live in north west. complaints about airport no
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over our region over the pass few years, the maryland's governor wants to few the faa. he wrote a letter to his attorney general to start a -- to stop new air paths. the faa changed the routes back in 2014 to maximize safety and fuel efficiencies. folks who live under the new routes said noise has increased dramatically. a memorial service for a d.c. party might have been mistaken as a -- a final fair yell to jim vanc. >> he is the same guy who could get up from the anchor desk during a news cast, walk over to where rob ryan was doing his live weather
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♪ until i see my save orface-to-face. oh, jim vance loved music this performed by howard university gospel choir, part of the beautiful attribute for our friend at the wng
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it was a grand send off from local poll tigs, more than 2,000 people showed up to this private service. it showed how much people loved and admired jim vance and wanted the chance to say a final goodbye. the sights and sounds of this memorable occasion. >> reporter: from the soaring and themselves inside to the bassry sounds of a new orleans band that ened p tributes, there few were weren't moved by the attribute to jim vance that was held today. his daughter said it was perfect. >> he would have loved it. >> reporter: among those gathered are
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>> he was part of i family, he was in my living room, great guy, great human being. >> i know jim vance by watching him every night. >> reporter: there were fellow journalists who had worked for compete ir television stations across town. >> telling the truth and being honest, that's his legacy for me as a journalist and friend. >> we had such respect for each other. i used to say to him i have a better voice, but he said afterbut you're short. >> reporter: how can you compete with someone like jim vance. he's beyond competition. there were many community and navl leaders who called him a friend. >> he was a prince who never lost the common touch. >> reporter: there were old and new coworkers from channel 4. >> we had more fun. to think that we got paid to do what we did. >> i thought it was a profoundly moving attribute
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remarkable person. >> i also credit jim vance this. he gave me lots of -- he gave me lots of love advice. >> it worked out for you. >> it worked out for me. i appreciate him taking his advice. >> the absolutely confidence of the guy. we all looked up to him. we all did. >> as vance would say, damn. what a life. what a celebration. and, you know, the joy i think is just -- that he brought to everybody is out there and just filled -- filled the space. damn. what a life. >> reporter: and it couldn't be a perfect attribute without the sound of revving marly engines, the sound that sounded jim vance taking leave of all those who have loved him for so many years. just amazing. one of his cousins came up to me and sai t
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and he remind me that was one of vance's favorite phrases. he would have loved today. >> he would have had so much fun. >> we talked about how much we learned about our friend today. >> nine years old to 19, his college buddies singing their heads off. >> watch it, it's online. check it out. >> meanwhile our weather is something to watch. >> he'll have showers out there. i'm not too worried about them. you may need to give the umbrella to the kids as they make their way to school. tomorrow a normal day. a if you clouds across the area. by the end of the day i think sunshine and mild temperatures. we're tracking temperatures on the radar, not now in most of the areas, most of us are dry. current temperature sitting at 71. a nice mild night. calm winds. the rest of the area in the0s
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we'll be on the mild side due to the fact we have the clouds making the way across the area. i mentioned showers. hard to pick out. you can see them through loudoun county. zoom on in, i 66 seeing showers. if you live in middle berg and you mute me for a second, okay, turn me back on, now you pay hear a sprinkle. that's about it. i doubt you hear that. that's all we're going to see out there. but there are showers dawn to our south and we have the flow coming off the ocean, up the chesapeake, up the potomac, that's what i think will give us a chance for showers by early tomorrow morning. the storm itself, irma, what's left of it, is way back to the west. it will remander our way and by thursday it will be over top of us and giving us a chance of shower, storms. once again, not a wash out, not a big deal ata. as we move through the night, 2:00 a.m., couple showers, by
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around the metro region, over toward the -- not just the beltway, but the chesapeake, traveling annapolis, toward the chesapeake bay bridge, that may be one of the wettest areas. not everybody gets it. you won't ned the umbrella all day. by noon, it's all out of here. by 3x he break out into sunshine. how's it going to impacta and the kids? 68, couple showers, my son he's a patrol, he might have a umbrella, but by noon, putting it away, 80 degrees by 3:00 p.m. how about jose? where's it going? it's going in a area that most storms don't go. usually they're going this way. this one is retro grading back to the east. it may be a loopy loop here. a little bit of a loop and back out to sea. this is not going to be a big deal. right now winds of 75 m a
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more of a tropical storm and that's about it. some increased surf around the beaches. not a big deal. out to sea, bye-bye jose. maybe a chance of storms, rumble of thunder. look at the phenomenal weather friday, saturday, sunday, through next week. that's some of the warmest stretch of weather we're going to have in quite some time. september has been fairly cool. looking pretty good next week. >> thank you dug. coming up, the
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born and raised incian, dr. rrural virginia went to vmi. trained at johns hopkins. an army doctor who treated soldiers seriously wounded in the gulf war. eighteen years as volunteer medical director of a children's hospice. as lt. governor, he's fighting to expand healthcare in virginia. he'll get it done as governor. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, and we need to provide access to affordable healthcare for all virginians, not take it away.
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this is the xfinity sports desk. >> sheetout. that does not -- shutout, that doesn't happen. >> dusty baker was saying maybe it's a celebration they had on sunday. >> overdid it. >> a off day they had yesterday. not the way they wanted to many could out for this. the gnash nals said this team a playing for the best record in baseball and trying to lock uphome field advantage. atlanta not getting up tonight. gonzalez felt a little under the weather before the game. freeman smashes this ball this center, three run. not better in the
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on second takes it down the line in left. the run comes in to score yezly. not the best start of the season for gonzalez. allowing five runs on seven hits. he struck out 8, but the braves scored 8. they came to crash the party tonight. >> they don't care. they didn't come here in celebrate with us. they came in to do their job. they were swinging the bat. they were patient when they needed to be. you got to give credit to the lineup. they did a great job. it was one of those games you take for what it was, sweep it under the rug, get ready for tomorrow. >> fans in tore auon the oe, ti beck many trying to resolve the tie. deep to center, out of here, solo shot for beck many.
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bu blue jays tie the game at 2. right up the middle, adam jones there to play, he's coming up throwing, but the game winning run slides in safe. blue jays walk off win owes 3-2. the o's have lost six straight games. the minnesota guard couldn't miss tonight shooting 11 of 17 leading the way for the links. everything just going minnesota's way including this one. final seconds of the third quarter clock winding down, montgomery puts up a stiff curry style. links roll the mystics. game two on thursday in minnesota. it was not a great sports night around here. but there are happy things going
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the cleveland indians taking the detroit tigers, the indians the hottest team on the planet blanket tying the american league record with their 20th straight win. the cleveland indians. >> we have to go to cleaned for good sports.
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tonight a moving attribute to cancer survivors, more than 20,000 bags containing candle is called lights of ho, each bagpe
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- jennifer lawrence. pedro pascal.


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