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d's bedroom could be hiding places for opioids. >> maybe if i could have gotten him the proper health. >> is your cell phone giving you cancer? new information on the controversial connection between your devices and your brain. we come in this afternoon with breaking news from news chopper 4. a car slammed into the back of a school bus inpo mac. you're looking at live pictures at democracy boulevard and seven locks road. children we on board at the time. medics are evaluating the patients and we're learning a few passengers suffered minor injuries. we'll keep you post as we learn more. >> we are monitoring more shake-ups o at the universit maryland. >> after the university decided to part ways with footballoach dj durkin, there are new calls for changes at the board of
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regen regents. >> our reporter is in college park where the students are rallying in support. >> reporter: they were here flight front of thirary but they are now across the field there. they are in supportf jordan mcnair's family. there are now two focuses in the evolving storiful will the president of this university reverse his decision to retire? will the stateyew leadership? yesterday, dj durkin was this comes one day after the university system of marynd's board of regent's chair announced that they supported dj durkin staying on as coach. he was on the field coaching whenordan mcnair collapsed from heat stroke. he died two weeks later. today i spoke with governor larry hogan and his o
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gubernatoriaonent ben jealous about calls for new leadership on the boa of regents. >> what i called for was a complete and thorough investigation, open and public hearing so we can get to the bottom of it. that's what we'll do. nobody knows how the decisioiv was a at. nobody knows any details about the negotiations on the board of regents. >> jim brady, before he chaired board of regents, he chaired the governor's campaign and the governor's transition. the governor has the power to remove under our state constitution or >> the board of regents began a closed door meeting at 2:00 p.m. we are hoping for an update by the end of the business day. in montgomery county, h the
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areing allegations. police now are looking into the allegations that involve members of the football team at damascus high. >> we now know that special victims detectids are invol here. there is a serious allegation. now you have monomery county lice stepping in to oversee an investigation. this is chopper ove the scene of damascus high school. in a letter to parents, learned this afternoon, the school's principal says there are allegations of hazing within the junior varsity according to police, there are reports of multiple asults, cluding allegations of sexual offenses. tonight's jv game has been canceled as rresult. ourort he will be following up on the report throughout the wening. sth us. and out of control car slammed into a woman waiting near a bus stop along a busy ro in maryland today.
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witness say the car lost control. the car jumped the curb, hit the woman and then went orai. >> the car hit the young lady. the young lady flipped and went back up there. and then the current let itas a go it right there. >> they said woman suffered bad injuries to her leg. both drivers involved r didain at the scene to talk to investigators. >> the man charged with killing 11 people inside the tree o life synagogue appeared before a judge today. robert bowers shod no emotion as u.s. marshals escorted him in shaces into the courtroom. bowers pleaded not guilty and requested a jury trias he facing 44 counts including hate crimes in the deadly shooting in pittsburgh. federal prosecutorslan to ask or the death penalty in th case. meanwhile the squirrel hill community is still burying the dead.
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coming up, we'll have more comingup google employees would be leading the sea new york on right here, boston, chicago, even seov. thousands of google employees walked off their jobs. ey're furious at how the company haned sexual assault complaults. they resd in big payouts to leave the country. the ceo and president defended th actions sayinghey have fired nearly 50 people without pay after receiving sex assault allegations. employees demanding reforms cluding changes to the arbitration process and a trans parent sexual harassment policy. >> some big changes are coming. >> temperatures into the 70s. yesterday was gorgeous, today too.n
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73e district. 72, annapolis. gorgeous conditions. and right now we're not dealing th any rainfall. that's good news. we'll see a dry night. at least d a evening for the next couple hours as you make your way out and about. i want to you as we look out to the next couple days.e, temperaturew we'll be going down tomorrow. a good chance of rain moving in. here's what we have now. no rain currently. we are expecting to see some showers overnight and take a look at th big storm makin its way our way from cincinnati, ntal ouis, and a f boundary trying to make its way our way. overnight into early tdorrow hen a bigger chance of some heavy rain late tomorrown afternnto tomorrow night. possibly into your saturday. i'll show you what it all hour by hour. the ters in georgia got surprise of their lives today when they heard a knock on the
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door and there was oprah winfrey urging them to get out and vote. >> surprise! the queen talk almost never makes political endorsements but she ydid. to out campaigning for the woman who could become the country's first black female governor. >> y get to vote and you get to vote! >>he cat stacey abrams for a town hall. shis locked in a razor tight race in georgia. oprah called they are change maker and urged every one to not ke their votes for granted. >> the right to vote ishe like crown we all get to wear. ma used to say, baby, your crown has been paid for so put it on your head and wear it. vice president mike pence went after oprah today while he was out campaigning for brian .ke the vice president suggested that sxoep other celebrities
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won't sway voters and called them out of touch that voters' values. some think that pence o is out touch with their values. >> we'll find out on tuesday. until en, expect to see a lot of star power on the campaign trail. blane? >> a lot of star power indeed. we're seeing two appearances by oprah today. we saw will ferrell knocking on oors and that's one state alone. somebody we're seeing lot of, president trump. that's really unusual. previously, presidents would stay out of the fray saying these are local races with local issues. >> reporter: oprah winfrey jumping in a tigrace, campaigning for stacy abrams. if elected, would be the first african-american female
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governor. >> you are on t precipice, on the very precipice of an historical election. >>eporter: also in the peach state, vice president pence. >> i would tike remind stacey and oprah, i'm kind of a big deal too. >> reporter: tight races in texas, arizona, missouri, bringing out big names. today, formerice president joe biden in north dakota calling heidi heitkamp keep her senate seat. the biggest, president trump stoking fears of unsecured borders. >> a vote for democrats is a vote toui l ate america's borders. >> tweeting this video, blaming democrats for allowing into t country an undocumented immigrant wild two police officers. >> with nearly a dozen rallies planned before election day, the
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president placing himself fnt andcenter. >> democrats want to talk about health care. we've seen talk about immigration and the econom it istrump, trump, trump, trump, and the president wants that it way. >> the 2018 mid-terms set to make history, set to be the most expensive mid-terms ever. and voter turnout isxpected to break some records this year. we've seen more thanil 24on early ballots cast and the election is on tuesday. back to you. >> and congratulations on the new bling,blayne. >> thanks. >> way to go. locally voters will have only two candidates. they'll to have weigh in on several important balt initiatives. >> and maryland vote letters decide on how state gambling revenue is used. a yes vote the t require all revenue go to k-12 public schools. the second is onoter registration. a yes vote would give qualified
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voters the ability t register day.he polls on election right now you have to register before election day. in virginia, voters will decide whether to give a tax break to people who have made improvements to their thoems prevent flood damage. the second question removed all restrictions in a law tha gives surviving military spouses a property tax exemption buying a new home. the nbc washington app is your one stop app. go there and click the politics app. > bigger isn't always better. but it could be for teens. driv next, we're working for syou. parere picking out a car for their teen drivers. the grinchotaiting for the holidays. the thief caught in the act. and this is national man mang dinner day. we put doug kammerer to the .
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test >> what do you say? >> pretty good. >> i'll take it. >> pretty good rating. an illegal assist from his wife an illegal assist from his wife liere i eve thi've heard stories from peoplacross virginiaening. that have moved me to take action on veterans unemploymenti the opioid epi and pediatric healthcare. but we can't make progress when we're divided, when our leaders pit us against each other for political gain. in the senate, i'll always list to you and focus on solving problems that matter to virginia and to america. i'm tim kaine, and i appre this message. i'm jennifer wexton, and i approve this message. seen barbara comstock's fake ad? jennifer wexton backed a deal i'leading to massive tolls and i approve ton 66.ssage. seen barbara comstock's fake ad?
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nonsense. jennifer wexton fought the tolls on 66. and let's call this plan what it is, the way that it's been rolled out. r it's highwbery. there's also healthcare robbery. barbara comstock voted to sabotageo the healthcare market, hiking premis up to 64%. barbara trumpstock -- everything that's wrong in washington. i'm abigail spanberger, and i approve this message.te . but instead, he voted to increase it by $1.9 trillion. why? brat went washington, taking hundreds of thousands from big drug companies, ll street banks, and other corporate special interests and voting to give his bicorporate donors big tax breaks, making the next generation pay. dave brat went washington, and all we got was the bill. z2x54z z16fz
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y2x54y y16fy ar he turned ound the naacp. businessman. ben jealous. "marylander of the year". he's helped grow twenty companiesnd and a thousa jobs. ben's vision: medicare for all. a plan to lower prescription drug costs and fully fund our schools the sun says jealousraas "the stature and gvitas" to lead maryland. we can do much better on jobs, on education, on healthcare.
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but it means we've got to believe in each other. ben jealous. governor. we're kee an eye on the white house where president trump is getting ready to delir remarks on immigration. >> the migrant caravan headed to the border, a centralssue heading into election day. the president is pledging to send as much as15,000 troops to the border prevent the migrants from entering the u.s.g buy a car for your teenager. the insurance institute for highway safety has just released its list of the best choices for your new driver. >> and susan hogan is working for with you the details that can help keep your team safe behindhe wheel. >> each year the iihs releases
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its picks for the safest cars for teens. a new crashest shows why you may want to offer a larger vehicle. yeah. that's the reason. the iihs conducted two front tests to show what happens to small cars when they collide with larger vehicles. they stay results reinforce what they've been recommending all along for years pfrlt a harsher vehicle is often a safer choice than a smaller newone. so this year's choices under $20,000 and 62 good choices under $10,0. all models on both lists are mid-size cars or larger. researchers not only skipped recommending small cars but those with high horse power as well. like those cars. they say young drivers may t really bepted on test the limits of the engine. and for the list, go to the nbc washington app andar search
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for teens. a crime onon eves minds, package theft. but at least one thief is behind bars after he was caught on me . you can see him walking out to the front door. he scopes out the house and then he takes the package. 25-year-old brian dav you see there on camera. he was arrested this week and he's facing one count o theft now. thanksgiving will be here before wknow it. d the national museum of african-american history and culture has something for you. catered thanksgiving dinner. on the menu, smoked turkey, collard greens, stfing, for
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the dessert, sweet potato pie and pecan pie. the cafe the menu together. we've got details on how to app.r in the nbc washington just search thanksgiving dinner. and we determined, is it pecan or pecan? >> depends on where you're from. our guy in the kitchen. it is national man make dinner day so doug gave it his best shot. his dish was chicken marsale >> want to mention we put the recipe on our bsite. just search for salnellagotcha,. his kids gave it a get rating. he chose the recipe himself. and he didn't even gloat more than three, four, five times
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during the meal and throws the rules on man makes dinner day. he did bend the rules because he asked his wife holly to go get upne to go in the dish. she was notsed to be participating at all. >> we got t ingredients. she put them in the cuoard so i couldn't find them. honey, can you help he? that's not allowed? >> she's supposed to stay on ae couc point. >> and you weren't serving the wine early in the morning. >> no. it's marsala. you have to putin a little in there and get it going. >> all right. making sure. you know it's a plus if the kids will stay and eat. i'm okay.
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>> we're lookingul at a beaut day. it has been a great day. 73 degrees. the current temperatur look at the cloud cover. we have a lot of clouds. winds out of the south at 17 miles an we've winds gusting to 25 and 30. we have clear skies as far as the rain is concerned even thgh we have the cloud cover. the clouds and rain, way to the west. this system here, looking at this area of rain. an area to the south will give us the cold front. i'm not talking about rain all day. clouds at 6:00.
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no rain. watch what happens as we mov through by the evening hours. there's some shower acti nty. i' expecting anything too heavy but something to know about if'r y going to the d.c. united game. it's a homeme it looks great for the start of the game but quo seeome showers around 10:00 or 11:00. e ponchogood idea to t just in case. tomorrow morning, 8:00 a.m., notice, it doesn't have a lot here. i wouldn't be we'll get n
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guty in court today. he faces 44ounts including hate crimes in saturday's deadly shooting in pitturgh. he is kusds of killing 11 people in the tree of life synagogue. federal prosecutors plan to ask for the death penaltyn this case. we can show you live pictures. president trump connuing to hammer the immigration issue days before the election. he is giving remarks on immigration from the white house, pdging to increase troop levels at the border to stop migrants from illegally entering the the president it clear. he wants people to enter the country but he wantsdo them t so legally. the migrant caravan is still weeks away from arriving at the prborder. winfrey makes a rare endorsement. stumping for gubernatorial candidate stacey abrams in georgia today. >> and you get a votend y get a vote!
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>> oprah called abrams a change maker. if elected she would be the first african-american governor. polls show a very choice race. vice president mike pence hits the campaign trail for her opponent. pence said hollywood campaigners won't sway your vo every year the catalogue posts trustworthy charities around oregion. >> it can take years to earn their way on to that list. some of the newest organizations that made that list took to the stage in downtown d.c. and tommy mcfly was there as it came to life. >> five organizations have it as their mission and they're hoping to see changes made ithe community. this is awesome. >> i tagged along with performers of the young rapper.
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she shares her organization. >> we changed the culture of our community through music. and we do it through art, poetry, all forms of art. >> how does an organization like this, how do you do wt you do? >> nothing really gets to you like music does music touches everybody. music and art. that's the wayybody loves music? >> you said that it breaks the cycle. >> this is the cle. someone who goes through something like this. a program lying this that teaches you better ideas, better choices to make instead of the
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negative ones put in front of you. and then they share this knowledge with the youth under them. i thinhe that's how cycle breaks. bw we all connect together. >> sheught so much energy. she helps young people out so much. and the cat nothing philanthropy is out now. you know a lot about this organization. >> i've been on the advisory board for years and i love thata yo to check out this publication. if you want to get theiggest benefit for your bet, the catalogue for philanthropy. check it out. >> and they do all the homework for you. we are barreling toward that special time of the year. the holidays. >> and starbucks is giving people what theyay they want in their festive cups.
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tradition. >> and we're keeping a clo eye on this system. are you heading out this weekend to check out the fall color? i'll tell what you i'll tell what you y kaine: weliberty and justiceto a flag not for some, but for all. i want a virginia that works for all, with economic opportunity and a chance for a good life. i'll work with anyone to build that virginia. we can't let our leaders divide us i'm tim kaine, becaanprove this messageans.i because if we ask our kids to say these words... teacher and children: nation under god, indivisible... ...we have to be willing to live by them. teacher and children: ...and justice for a.
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to execute a search warrant when wor an arrest warrant, we'd line up and we'd put our hand on the shoulder of the person in front of us you always knew who had your back. with all the money in politics, it's hard to say who has our backs. i worked in federal law enforcement
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and at cia serving the american people, not special interests. i'm abigail spanberger. serving the american people, i won't take money from corporate pacs because in congress, i'lllways have your back, and that's why i approve this message. i waso i'm used tor, getting to work early. now i have a general practice, with a lot of patients who are counting on . many of them worry about president trump taking away protections for pre-existing conditions. and women are frightened theyo d lose reproductive health care. it's why i'm glad i have a friend named ben. ben is a national leader who's protecting obamaca fr. he's my friend ben. pe i hoe's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin and i approved this message. e therare cpatrick morrisey ifiled a lawsuitaw to tak protections for people with pre-existing conditions. i voted to protect them. morrisey got rich a washington lobbyist for opioid companies. my work as your senator took a billion opioid pills
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off the street. morrisey is simply a "yes" man for the drug companies and the political bosses. i'm considered the most independent senator in washington. i'm joe manchin, and i approve this message. you'll get a discount if you use theo cups buy drinks after 2:00 in the afternoon. fall a is beautiful swleens a leafy landscape that has been green f months is suddenly splashed with yellow, orange and red. >> and i whythat? how does that whole process happen? elia draperoins us to explain.
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>> before we get to the explanation, have to show you some beautiful video of the leaf changing colors. you can reds. you can see a lot of leaf drop the color, kinds of dull. we're seeing some nice color. it is not necessari super vibrant. why do the leaves change color? why are some years better than others? the green color is always in the leaves. this is dominant color wese this is chlorophyll. it turns sunlight into food for the tree. as the days get shorter and the temperatures cool, that green starts to fade. then the yellows and the oranges are revealed. so the colors a always in the leaves. how about tread eylors? re produced and you need the right weather. for ideal fall foliage, you want sunny crisp afternoons. and coolights that don't get below freezing so weather can
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definitely help or hurt. we had too much rainnd too much warmth for early october. that's why we'recoeeing the dull rs out there. this past week i've seen some better colgh th this is weekend to check it out. this is latest foliage report comiin. everybody now seeing moderate color. and back toward the mountains, seeing some high color there. we have winds in the forecast and we have rain. i posted all of this on my facebook and twitter pages. >> the trees ot my str turned in just the last week. >> a lot of them have. >> my favorite part of fall. >> coming up next, students getting into fights. >>all-out brawls. the video is being posted online. the demand from parents and why police can't seem to get kids under control. is your cell phone giving
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you cancer? new infor the washington post endorses jennifer wexton for congress... saying barbara comstock's "promise has turned to dust." she's trump's "unquestioning foot soldier." jennifer wexton is the nv"clear and coincing" choice. she's trump's "unquestioning foot soldier." "smart, serious and substantive" ... "ms. wexton would be a breath of fresh air" in congress. i'm jennifer wexton and i approved this message because i've worked across party lines get things done. that's how we can fix congress and make it work for us again. conventional thinkingn't s. welcome to change. just because it's never been done,n' domean we can't do it. just because it hasn't been seen,es t mean we can't envision it. we are uncommon to the core.we
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re upmc. i believi've heard storiesnt afrom people across virgiening. that have moved me to take action on veterans unemploymentp thid epidemic, and pediatric healthcare. buwhwe can't make progress we're divided, when our leaders pit us against each other for political gain. in the senate, i'll always listen to you and focus on solving problems thattoatter to virginia anmerica. i'm tim kaine, and i approve this message.
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dave brat said he'd vote to reduce the deficit. i'm abigail spanberger, and i approve this message. but instead, he voted to increase it by $1.9 trillion. why? brat went washington, taking hundreds of thousands from big drug companies, wall street banks, and other corporate special interests and voting to gido his big corporate rs big tax breaks, making the next generation pay. dave brat went washingto and all we got was the bill.
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q there's a dedicated youtube page that posts face on like this one. cory smith has the latest details. >> heart .breaki painful to watch. >> reporter: that's the image being portrayed to the world. the school board mber edward says this is a breaking point. >> we need our students t feel safe when they come into the cools. >> it took place off campus so it is a police matter. but click on utube, you can see them.
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good luck getting anyone to come forward and identify the students involved. two weeks after this violent else, p nce george's police tell us no one has come forward and parents need toalk to their kids about speaking with up. the one person who was too fearful to go on camera says they are fearful about classmates. for him, an alum hielf, that has to challenge or something tragic could happen. >> we needur studentseing bullied or threatened in any type of way to come forward a s know tool system will protect you. >> reporter: tonight in a statement on news4, since that incident, crossland high school has changed dismissal procedures. additional security assistants weredded and we are patrolling off campus where the majority of incidents seam to occur. >> police say unless students come forward, they say tir
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hands a tied. even though this is happening off campus, they believe theol sc district can do more. you don't have to worry about your cell phone giving you cancer. th's the new takeaway out of the new toxicology program. they found while radiation levels similar to those innier phone may be linked to cancer in male rats, there is no link to huls. in the study, rats were exposed throughout their bods and people only get localized posure to cell phones. that's a big relief. have you seen this? talk about becoming your role model. >> who can forget this?li le parker completely in awe of the painting of michelle obama. >> when halloween came around, there was no question that who parker wanted to be. check this out. his is when we wanted to you se the 3-year-old from d.c. ,r of course, as a.mieschellesi up ob you can see parker posing just like the real portrait,ven
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wearing the same dress. her mother tells news4, the drs was a gift from a design here had seen the viral photo many march andak offered to parker her very own obama gown. >> and what's a former first lady without her secret service detail? that's her little sister ava dressed up as security, walking in front of her. that's parker there. her little sister dressed up as security, went out in front of her asut they went trick or treating last nicht. le obama tweeted about it last night saying littl parker nailed her look. you can find out what parker is up to noefl the nbc washington app. >> they may sell a lot of those costumes next year. >> a good idea. turning to the weather, what's on tap for tonight? >> tonight, it's bn beautiful. a great night for d.c. united. looking good although we are tracking some showers that could
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impact the latter portion of the game. 73 in d.c. look to the west. pittsburgh, 54, ohio, columbus, 54. that's the system trying toork our way. no rain currently. exempt for wayut near west virginia but that shows you we do have some rain trying to make its way across theregion. for the folks headed to the game, it starts at 8:00. nice at 6:00. beautiful, 67 degrees by 8:00 is that then a chance of showers during the sond lf. so that's something to watch out for as we are leaving the field. not expecting a lot. but through 6:00, nothing, but by 10:00,e you notme shower activity. most of this will be on the light side. we get a little break around noon, 1:00.
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and then another storm system moves up. some ofhat rain will be heavy at times. especially east of i-95. we can see a few other things. >> the a time startsund 4:00, 5:00 p.m. we'll keep it around 4:00, 5:00. maybe an isolated, weak tornado but i think the biggest threat will be some heavy rain. a moderate threat for that. also strong,s. gusty wi we're really not worried about hail at all tomorrow. for friday, yeah, grab your umbrla heading out the door but i think the small umbrella will be just fine. tomorroweon't a washout. we're looking at plenty of dry time throughout the day. the best chance ofw rain tomor will be during the evening hours and with the ening rus on
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friday, you'll want to keep that on mind. saturday morning, maybe some showers holding on. some wet roads out eyere. e looking likely for friday evening and then is that wet roads saturday morning. as you plan out your weekend, you'll be dealing with mud in spots and moderate to high cover. yardwork, raking leaves, it wilt be damp there saturday. you might want to do that on sunday. and then the redskins game, coat, maybe gloves. a big cooldown through t weekend. breezey and warm conditions, nightally tomorrow could be even some rumbles of thunder. maybe some lightning on saturday. cooler on sunday. temperatures in the 50s. o on monday. 73 tuesday.
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@another system moves through with a good chance of showers. maybe plain old rain. we cannot seem to bak this pattern of oain around weekends. the man charged with killing 11 people around the tree of life synagogue was in court today. >> he showed no emotions as he was taken in in shackles. fir a look at what's coming up for 5:00. >> we continue tok l at the football investigation hazing. what could happen next? we'll have the latest details. the concerns of you and your family on the roa because som ford explorer owners say carbon monoxide fumes still leaking into their suvs despite the free fix from the manufacturer.
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>> this is frightening. susan hogan has been investigating for more than a year now. tonight at 5:00, what the auto maker and safety officials a telling her and you about these new we are moments away from news4 at 5:00. see you then. i was a navy doctor,
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so i'm used to getting to work early. now i have a general practice, with a lot of patients whare counting on me. many of them worry about president trump taking away protections for pre-existing conditions. and women are frightened they could lose reproductive health care. it's why i'm glad i have a friend named ben. ben is a national leaderec who's prng obamacare from president trump. he's my friend ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben rdin and i approved this message. i'm jennifer wexton, and i approve this message. seen bare ra comstock's f? jennifer wexton backed a deal leading to massive tolls on 66. nonsense. jennifer wexton fought the tolls on 66.
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and let's call this plan what it is, the way that is been rolled out. it's highway robbery. there's also healthcare robbery. barbara comstock voted to sabotage the healthcare market, hiking premiums up to 64%. barbara trumpstock -- to sabotage the healthcare market, everything that's wrong in washington. in maryland, democrats are on the front lines. with so much at stake, ben jealous is the bold leader maryland needs. his plans will g our schools back to number one and protect our healthcare. ma land's teachers, nurs and presi. ben jealous has the "courage to move families forward." let us stand up for our kids let us and up for families let us stand up for our state ben jealous, democrat for governor
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today squirrel hill urmmunity in pittsburgh continues to the dead. >> and they continue as the suspect appears before the judge. >> he pleaded n the judge.fore >> showing no emotion and only answering yes to a judge's questions, robert bower pleaded ilty. bowers' public defenders entered the plea on his behalf. he did acknowledge that he could be put to death if federal
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prosecutors seek the death penalty and a jury could bes vihim. earlier this week they said they will recommend it. >> we have a team of prosecutors yorking to ensure it is done. >> t accuse him of hate crimes and murder. he used his guns going room to room shooting people gathered for the sabbath. outside of court, pittsburgh is still a city in mourning after three burials wednday, there were three more victims unions thursday. husband and wife bernice and simon. wherecut short in a place they sought peace and love. nbc news. developing now on news4 at 5:00. hate is aimed at a local high school. the action already taken as police investigate the allegations involving members of
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a junior varsity football team. safety concerns on the road. we're seeing a significant number of folks saying i'm still having a problem. you.usan hogan working for her investigation into new reports of carbon monoxide. >> my son wouldn't have lost his life. the show of support foraln university of maryland football player. >> right now we're monitoring more shake-ups at the university of maryland in the wake of that scandal. >> students are rallyingjo an mcnair died from heat stroke this summer. they are unhappy. the initial defense ilnews4's tn college park this afternoon where the rally has just ended.
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tracee? >> reporter: there are a lot of people calling that decision to keep coach durkin on, tone deaf. right now, they are meetinghi closed doors. this as there are two major questions looming. will theector of the chair of that board be replaced and will president loh decide to stay on a lead this university? today the university of maryland students rally in support of classmate jordan mcnair. this as t they join growing call for new leadership for the state board that oversees the university. he should beashame of his decision. he failed the citizens of the state andmportantimportantly, he failed student body >> on tuesday, the board chair james brady announced the unwaivering support for dj to remain as head football coach.
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he was on the fieldoaching when the player collapsed during eat summer practice from zproek died two weeks later. yesterday, the umd president shocked many after saying that he will soon beretiring. he went against the wishes of the board who oversees him. the foundation that raises money for the university of marntand a letter to the regent saying could it jeopardize millions in fundingnd they wrote, saying we believe dr.


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