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building 8701. there is no indication that a criminal act of o occurred. there -- act occurred. no device recovered in the location of the blast scene, no indication of unauthorized access to the meter room prior to the explosion. >> reporter: we visited the meter room in one of the surviving buildings here. the gas meters for 15 different units. the gas line comes in, the meters, the lines going out, the apartment complexes responsibility. sources of ignition are everywhere, electric boxes, a water heater, switches of all kinds. complicated investigation to get to the bottom of who is to blame for all of this. one lucky survivor came forward with a lawyer to say he lays it at the feet of apartment building owners kay
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management. that survivor told us stories we heard before from other residents, there were complaints about gas over and over and ignored. when i come back at 6:00, you will hear his dramatic story. reporting live in silver spring, scott broom, wusa9. in a written statement, washington gas is saying only it will continue to support the ntsb investigation, kay apartment management has ignored all attempts by wusa9 to have questions answered. we got breaking news involving a possible hepatitis a outbreak. the virginia department of health is investigating a cluster oh of hepatitis a cases that appear to be linked to smoothies from tropical smoothie cafes. the cases are likely linked to frozen strawberries imported from egypt. anyone who had a smoothie from a cafe in virginia within the last 50 days could be at
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6th, 7th or 8th, consider a vaccine or immune gob goblin. 9 babies were transferred after a bacteria was found. >> reporter: doctors at prince georges hospital say the three babies evacuated from the nicu were exposed to a deadly bacteria but not infected and recovering. >> the three that are at children are doing well and not
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sick from sued pseudomonas infection. it was in the water supply at the prince georges hospital center nicu. >> the fact they have not developed a infection is a positive sign they will probably not develop a pseudomonas infection. >> reporter: doctors at the hospital center insist all propertier precautions were taken while caring for the babies but cannot explain how they were exposed. the water likely came from pipes that led to the nicu, they started a hyper chlorination process and installed bacteria catching filters and checking out adult pates that might have -- patients that might have developed pseudomonas. >> you are typical to have some adult patients with pseudomonas infections at any given time. >> reporter: they will try to figure out whether any
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patients can be linked to hospital water. 116 babies have been cared for at the nicu this year, 7 died. the hospital is going back and investigating if pseudomonas may have played a role in those infants deaths. the nicu unit at prince georges hospital center remains closed and there is continually no timetable as to when they plan to re-open. >> because of that, that means all babies that need nicu care at prince georges are being sent to other hospitals. a youth pastor is behind bars tonight accused of having inappropriate contact with a 16 year old girl. this happened at the life church on balls ford in manassas, that's where 25 year old jordan baird sent inappropriate text messages and touched the teenager multiple times last year. baird is held on $10,000 bond. police are looking for the gunman behind a shooting in ed
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it broke out after midnight in an apartment complex on kings mill court. police say they found christopher williams dead from two gunshot wounds, two people were wounded but injuries are not considered life threatening. investigators say they are involved in criminal activity. police are trying to figure out what their involvement was this the shooting. national park service says the washington monument will remain closed for the next 10 days. >> the staff and elevator technicians will evaluate the elevator. no visitors were in there. they will install a elevator control system in the near future. a few storms this weekend with hot and humid weather. topper shutt in the weather center. sounds like it's going to be toasty for the red skins game. it's going to be dry. jets in town for the preseason. temperatures during the game 84 starting
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game time, 10:30, 11:00. partly cloudy, warm, that's good. no storms, winds southeast at 10. the beaches, that maybe the place to be again. summer is dwindling here. beautiful saturday, mid-80s. mid-80s sunday. storms sunday with the front. by in land, most will occur -- in large, most will occur sunday night. north, same forecast, mid-80s saturday, mid-80s sunday. most of the storms sunday night. gorgeous in the wake of the front on monday. back in the low 80s. notice big change at the shore, too, lower humidity. 7:30 tonight, 87 downtown on future cast. 82 gaithersburg and 84 fairfax. by 10:00, 80 downtown. we are 74 in fairfax. 77 in fredericksburg. by the end of the game we will be in the 70s. we will talk about where the showers will
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a guilty plea and sentencing for a man that killed a baby if prince georges county. bryant was high on k2 when she shook his girlfriend's 6-month- old daughter. it happened in january. bryant was with the child while her mom was this the shower. the state's attorney for prince georges county says bryant shouldn't have been responsible for watching the child. >> all pains must do a better job of protecting children. we are their best and only defense. >> the baby died after 3 days in the hospital. bryant will spend the next 12 years in prison. bizarre robbery last night ending with the victim swimming across the potomac river. it happened on the gw parkway. the man was robbed of his wallet and cell phone and the bad guy ordered him this to the river and told him to sw
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dc. when he got to the other side he alerted police. no arrests in this case. a shake up in donald trump's campaign staff. his chairman, manafort, resigned. prosecutors are trying to determine whether he accepted illegal cash payments and secretly routed millions to u.s. lobbyists. trump issued a statement thanking manafort for his service and calling him a true professional. mike pence talked to families that lost homes and helped happened out supplies in baton rouge. >> it's a great place. i had a great history with louisiana. they need a lot of help. what has happened is incredible. nobody understands how bad it is. i'm here to help. >> hilary clinton said she called louisiana governor john bell edward today but suggested she would
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state to avoid distracting from the flood relief effort. on facebook, she is urging supporters to donate. after being criticized for being on vacation, president obama will examine the damage on tuesday. we are just getting started on wusa9 at 5:00, neighbors say a construction project is keeping them up at night. a test drive? it didn't go as planned for a woman taking it out for a spin in arlington. top ser back with the best times to be outside this weekend. we are live with fans at fed ex field as the burgundy and field gets ready for tonight's preseason game.
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weekend is here. we want to know about the 3- degree guarantee. i went with the same number today. 92 once again today for our 3- degree guarantee. temperatures hovering around 90 now. let's talk about bragging rights. put this on facebook and tweeted this out. not good bragging rights but such as it is. let's talk about the recorded average high temperature in dc atlanta and miami so far in august. look who is ahead. 92.9 dc. 90.3 miami. average in atlanta 92.1. that's impressive. you think of atlanta and miami as much hotter. i didn't add new orleans, we are hotter than new orleans. we had 16 days in the 90s. that's the same for
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cities. we have had 3 days, 100 or higher in dc. no 100-degree day in atlanta. this is a very, very microclimate, it's still neat to check out the numbers. live look outside, live michael and son weather cam. 90 now. look at the dew point, low 60s. that's great actually. humidity 38%. winds north, northwest at 7. warm but dry at fedex. temperature 78- 84. high temperatures 90 again saturday and sunday. best chance of storms sunday afternoon. a very nice weekend. tomorrow is great. you are going to go if the mountains, hike west of -- in the mountains, hike west, storms. metro in the evening. possible yellow weather alert because of the thunderstorms, got a message in to facebook, having a party in manassas
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our daughter's birth, 12-2:00 p.m. sunday. cutting it close, i think you are going to make it. 10:30 tonight, 80 downtown. 70s in the burbs and dry in the metro area. to the morning, looking at temperatures now 75 downtown, 72 in silver spring and 71 in fairfax. nice start saturday morning. by late morning back in the low to mid-80s. by afternoon, 1:00, near 90 downtown. showers showing up on future cast. all the showers are going to be along i-81, back in to the mountains. i can't rule them out. for the most part, back to the i-81 corridor. 5:00 p.m., near 90. 87 in la plata. more like 90 or 91 downtown. 89 or so the manassas by afternoon. day planner goes like this, mid- 70s to start. 87
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still barely below 90, 89 at 1:00. sunday best chance for showers and storms, we will monitor that, morning is fine, early afternoon is fine. a darn good weekend. just beautiful on monday. sunshine, 84, low humidity. 84 on tuesday. 86 on wednesday. upper 80s on thursday. 91 on friday. maybe isolated storm. nats back in town on wednesday. doesn't get humid until next friday. change is on the way. count down is on for the burgundy and gold preseason game. >> red skins taking on the new york jets. kristen berset catching up with fans. probably skated out from work a little bit early. >> reporter: standing by. guys, thank you so much. couple of hours
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now. fans are slowly trickling in, getting off of work and getting tailgate set up. i found two big red skins fans. dillan and garrett. dillan, who is your favorite player on the red skins? >> cut cousins. >> reporter: why do you like him so much? >> he has been a long way through not being a starting quarterback and i think he deserves to be the good quarterback he is. >> reporter: do you look at his journey and career as something to kind of inspire you? he was a back up but knew he had the skills and talent and kept working at it? >> yeah. >> reporter: garrett, who is your favorite player? >> josh dotson. >> reporter: the new rookie they drafted. why do you like josh so much? >> because she a rookie and he could be really good. like a new start kind of. >> reporter: we like that. we like that. curt cousins, josh dot zonks two ofiv
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what do you think they are going to do this year? >> this is the year. >> reporter: how do you feel? >> the same. >> reporter: young fans are here, everybody else starting to come out in to the parking lot. it's going to be great for preseason game number 2, we will preview the game later in the show. enjoy the game. back to you. keep up with the red skins dotion with our wusa9 app, free wnload for apple and android devices. the washington nationals ryan zimmerman cleared of allegations he used human growth hormones. a pharmacist claimed both zimmerman and ryan howard used hgh. sky 9 over the scene in northern virginia as hundreds of motorcycles are making their way through the area as part of the 9/11 anniversary motorcycle ride. they will be riding th
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dc area all weekend long, 1500 vehicles are taking part. traffic delays are expected. new wanting about the zika virus, the centers for disease control and prevention is warning pregnant women to avoid miami beach. cdc warning pregnant women to avoid wind wood arts district. consumer alert, the mobile carrier wars heat up. at&t announces changes to its data plan. t mobile and sprint offer up changes to their plans, too. t mobile says customers can get unlimited data for 70 bucks a month. an hour later sprint flashed the unlimited plan to $60 a month. those low price data plans for both companies will not have hd quality video streaming,
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year anniversary with deep discounts for you. they are offering 50 deals for hours on line and in the stores, everything from the mac books to tv and appliances. best buy's birth bargain bash, ends one minute before midnight on sunday. twitter users can filter out abusive tweets. networking site says it's created a quality filter to hide threatening posts and spam. that feature was once only available to users with verified accounts. a test drive went wrong this boston. >> all posted foe thoughs showing a new mercedes suv flipped on its side. they slammed in to several cars on the lot. we hear everyone go
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but no serious injuries except to the egos of those involved. getting clicks on facebook, dc woman who picked up $50,000 by just playing the lottery. >> dc lotto posted the pictures she bought the payday doubler in southeast. >> check out this adorable picture, the washington humane society and animal rescue league posted it on facebookm they say they had a puppy explosion and they invite you to stop by this weekend if you are ready to give them a forever home. >> the beagle mania right there. we'll be right back.
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but how did we end up here? his mom thought he had the flu and that he was covered by the meningococcal meningitis vaccine he had received. until 2014 there were no vaccines for meningitis b in the u.s. now there are. while uncommon, meningitis b can lead to death within 24 hours. trumenba is a vaccine for 10 through 25 year olds to help prevent group b meningococcal disease. trumenba should not be given if
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on after a previous dose. most common side effects were injection-site pain, fatigue... headache, muscle pain, and chills. ask your doctor or pharmacist about all the risks and benefits of trumenba and tell them if you've received any other meningitis b vaccines. meningitis b can be spread by typical sharing like... a drink... a spoon... a kiss. it all started here... it might have been prevented with trumenba. ask your doctor or pharmacist about trumenba. a driver struck and killed a person trying to cross the street. >> it took the live of a man at m-street and new hampshire avenue. debra alfaro is live at the two in two days, debra. >> reporter: absolutely, i was reporting about that one
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that's what people are sayingment unlike yesterday's accident, this driver took off, police say they are looking for the driver that struck and killed 29 year old david nar narvaious of arlington. >> reporter: the driver of this bright blue sedan hit and killed a man on new hampshire avenue and took off. >> it's more of the same of disrespect for humanity. we see it everyday. >> reporter: the video is all they got. the driver was driving southbound on new hampshire avenue, as 29 year old david was crossing it. like lie in the crosswalk when -- likely, in the crosswalk when he was killed. the driver continued and made a left on l-street. >> tough be conscious when you are walking. >> reporter: we don't know in the driver ran the laight
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was crossing against it. people passing through the intersection say, this is senseless. >> although it's shocking and you think someone would be paying attention, they are not. >> reporter: this is the second fatal pedestrian crash in two days. 44 year old restaurateur was struck and killed near his place chaplains in the shaw neighborhood thursday morning. the driver stayed on scene unlike the one that struck nar va ou.s. >> reporter: they are looking for the driver, we came from lucky bar and the people that know the victim, they are too shaken up to talk. they said let them be alone to let them grieve. if you anything about the driver, dc police would like for you to give them a call. debra alfarone, wusa9.
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police are ilstl investigating thursday morning's crash. no charges have been filed. a noisy battle in one dc neighborhood. a construction project that's keeping residents from getting a good night's sleep. super lice are crawling their way to making kids miserable across the country. how to get rid after them and avoid them.
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latest on the bad boy missed a venture in rio de janeiro. ryan lochte offered a tipped apology. two of his teammates are back in the u.s. and revealing shame. coaches are warning of punishment yet to come. bruce la shan is live at the home of conger. is jack there or not? >> reporter: i'm sorry, leslie, i feel like i let you down, we don't know for absolute certain. it looks like jack conger has gone back to school at the university of texas. we do know for certain that there is now a clever hash tag for all of this, it's lock mess, lochte's mess. olympic swimmers and party boys jack konger d
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touching down in miami. at his rockville home, conger's dad was not saying much more. >> reporter: conger and benz said they were so drunk on vodka and champagne, they didn't know where they were or what time it was. they wanted to keep quiet about the gas station vandalism and payoff, but watched as olympic star ryan lochte fabricated a story on the today show. lochte is saying on instagram, i want to apologize for my behavior last weekend for not being more careful and candid in how i
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by news time there were 16,000 comments, the vast majority critical. one wrote he keeps lying, his teammates said he was not being honest. in jack's hometown, a lot of people felt the same way. >> ryan lochte, i don't know about this man. >> reporter: krauss is from brazil. >> peeing on the street, would he do that in a gas station here? no. i'm an american citizen. i love this country. i wouldn't do this here. i wouldn't do it in brazil. >> reporter: we also talked to people who said look, it is the olympics, people get together from all over the world to celebrate and if a few competitors make a mistake, blowing out steam after the competition is over, it's the spirit of the games to forgive and move on. live in rock hill, bruce la shanks wusa9.
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>> lochte's former coach tells cbs, u.s.a. swimming takes this seriously. some of the swimmers are likely to face suspension. alexandria a search is underway. someone abandoned a dog in a crate. it was covered in urine and fee sees and had to be euthanized. there is a $1000 reward in the case. a follow up to the allegations of abuse at the hands of -- why don't you take this one? >> this is a follow up to the allegations of abuse at the hands of head start teachers in prince georges county. ed burrows told wusa9 the board found out about the allegations by watching the news. the board chairman, dr. ubank
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he says it's categorically false to imply or state there were attempts by the administration or board members to mislead the entire body. we will keep reading the next story. frustrated people living in a apartment complex have had enough. a demolition company is working on a building across the street, throughout the night in to this morning and hillary lane joins us live. >> you get home after a long day out of work and school and you want to relax and have a good night's sleep. people telling us they cannot do that. they have been kept up demolition at all hours of the day. the company doing is work isn't doing anything wrong and has the permits to continue for the next month. sl's been a frustrating and
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and her children in northeast dc. this is what she hears all day and all night long. >> i don't get time to rest to go to work. when the night comes, the noise comes from the construction. >> reporter: the burr corporation has been contracted to demolish the building that stands on this lot, across from the apartment complex. >> it's been hard to sleep. >> reporter: we spoke to the department of consumer and regulatory affairs. typically permits in dc are issued for work, monday through saturday. between the hours of 7:00 a.m., to 7:00 p.m. this site was granted this after hours permit, giving workers permission to do this from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. beginning this week for one month. >> it is hard for me. >> understanding the city is trying to make
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place to live, a better place to be. at some point it has to be at a minimal cost to is citizens currently living here. >> reporter: dc ra tells me a grant after hour permit -- tells me it grants after hour permits for reasons, it's safer to do at night when there are less people on the road and walking on the street. the company does have the opportunity to renew the permit for 30 days at a time. >> if they receive enough noise complaints, they can revoke the after hours permit. at this point it doesn't have plans to do so. a southern maryland man died in a battle while fighting isis. william savage was a volunteer fighting for the kurdish people protections unit. the 27 year ol
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between the u.s. forces and islamic state in syria. his father tells voa after an email exchange, he wouldn't see him again. firefighters in california are slowly gaining ground on the huge wild fire burning east of los angeles. the blaze, well it's about 22% contained. that comes too late for many who fled homes and have nothing left. flames destroyed a beloved restaurant built in 1952, that is shrimply devastating for -- simply devastating for the old and newcomers. >> what did this place mean to you? >> it was my home. i was here more than my own home. >> firefighters say though they think they have a good handle. a shift in the winds can change things in an instant. a health alert making our skin crawl in time for the
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super lice, not just regular lice, super lice have spread to 48 states including maryland and virginia, turns out that regular old head lice have grown resistant to over the counter medications. a woman that removes the bugs for a living, great job that is, says one of the easiest ways to spread it is selfis. >> i know all you teenagers are going to hate me, head to head contact is a huge thank thing. >> don't share hats and combs. let's talk about getting rid of the creepy crawlies. if you use over the counter shampoo, follow the treatment correctly. try a product with a ditch insecticide if that doesn't work.
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100 year old woman lights up the beer pong table. >> how this man used wal-mart as a motivation to drop more than 300 pounds. is the pokimon go phenomenon on the way out? i don't know. never got on board. hard for me to say. a football game in town tonight. dry and gorgeous, toasty. temperatures 84 to 78 as the jets come to town. we will talk about the weekend and which days are safe for your
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fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios.
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trending tonight. a man lost 300 pounds, what we are going to call the wal-mart diet. >> a story a lot of you have been sharing with your friends. 31 year old pat rocco started changing his life three years ago, doctors told him, his health was in serious danger. these are pictures from facebook, he tipped the scales at 600 pounds back then. here is what he did. every time he was hungry he walked a mile to wal-mart and bought healthy food, three
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lost so much weight he had to have skin removed. pat, you are looking great. >> yeah. wal-mart diet. not what it sounded like either. believe over -- you are about to see a 100 year old woman who is a force on the beer pong table. >> look at her. trevor posted the video of his grandma, sinking that shot on her 100th birthday. he writes my grandma just turned 100 still crushing beer pong. >> i wonder if he makes her drink when he sinks a shot. >> you can't make a 100 year old do anything they don't want to do. has the pokeman go craze died down? >> the game has lost 22% of its players. the sila
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popularity on flaws in the game, bugs and cheat apps that let players know where the pokeyman are. they will ban users that show clear signs of cheating. to the next story, how about one that matters, football is back at fedex field. red skins hosting the jets tonight. a live report on the way. how do you feel about a pool with no lifeguards. why swimmers might be on their own in parts of our ar
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fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in.
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i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios.
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swim at your own risk. >> first time in decades, fairfax is allowing hotels, condo complexs, and a gym to get rid of their lifeguards. as northern virginia bureau chief, peggy fox, reports, critics worry the trend will continue and lead to a higher rate of drowning. >> reporter: there is no lifeguard on duty at the sheridan in tyson's corner , the change happened in may. it's one of 15 properties that the fairfax county health department has allowed to operate
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the lifeguards at this condominium pool say they rescue someone every week. >> we jump and save lives. >> reporter: how old? >> 9. >> reporter: june 11th, a lifeguard from poland was on duty when a 38 year old man almost drowned. he was floating on his back and fell asleep and sunk to the bottom and started choking. he pulled him out. >> reporter: what if you weren't here? >> i think the guy would die. i'm sure about this. >> lifeguards in virginia and maryland saved thousand of lives her year. >> reporter: code requires lifeguarded at all pools, owners may apply for a variance to operate without lifeguards. a dozen hotels, condominium complexes and a gym have been granted variances by the fairfax county environmental al
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happening with our previous director. >> reporter: safety and regulations director for sunset pools, which trains and supplies lifeguards says it's a dangerous trend. >> we have one of the highest standards of living in the country. we worked hard for the standards. our public health and safety is more important as california and missouri and arizona. that's not how we run it here. >> reporter: i reached to the director, peter sheehan and asked why he granted the variances and why the public was not asked for input before happened. he said he -- beforehand. he said he couldn't talk to reporters. >> a spokesperson says he carefully considers all variance requests based on what the public health impact could be. students from howard university volunteered throughout dc, the university's fourth annual
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we caught up with students as they registered before heading out this morning, organizers say this day of service helps incoming freshmen truly understand the legacy in the community. >> it's a great way for our students to come in and serve and realize that although they have this great opportunity at howard university, they must always give back to those who helped them get to where they are. >> more than 1300 students worked at dozens of sites throughout the dc area. we are looking at a beautiful evening, temperatures are still warm, the dew points have fallen, which is making things comfortel. now 90s dew points in the low 60s. that's fantastic. winds out of the knot, northwest at 7. humidity 38%. you are want to drive this point home. watch the numberses focus on 90 national. 90 manassas. we will or
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nothing changes. manassas goes down a gee because the air is dry, very, very comfortable. still warm, though for the game at fedex, 78- 84 during the game. high temperatures tomorrow and saturday, 90 both days. it's not bad for summer. last day of the montgomery county fair tomorrow and the weather will cooperate. twins born at the fair, check out my facebook page or twitter at tenacious topper. yellow weather alert sunday because of the storms. all of a sudden won't be a washout. you can get a lot of stuff done between the morning and in the afternoon. 10:00, 80 downtown. 70 in the burbs. 74 fairfax. 77 fredericksburg and 77 in hagerstown at 10:00 tonight and 74 cumberland. if you have outdoor plans, perfect. tomorrow morning, some 60s ac
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north and west of town, 7 downtown, 72 in buoy and silver spring. 70 fredericksburg. coming back at 6:15 and show you how many nites we had with temperatures down in the 60s. not many. you might be surprised. by 10:00 a.m., back in the low to mid-80s with sunshine. by 1:00, we are about 90 again. showers showing up on future cast, most west, winchester, lore ray and in the mountains. may have a shower in the afternoon. by tomorrow evening, nice again, upper 80s to mid-80s with sunshine. outdoor cook outs safe tomorrow night. low 80s in the suburbs and to the west toasty, 78 cumberland and 79 in romney. it will be dry. on the day planner, looks like this, 70s to start. 81 by
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87 by 11:00. 89 by 1:00. a very nice day. next 3 days, low 90s again on sunday. better chance for storms in the afternoon and night. cold front makes a difference this time. beautiful on monday. 84, look at the lows monday night. that's a downtown low in the 60s. we could be upper 50s to low 60s in the burbs. nats back back in town wednesday 86. 88 thus, 90 fridayment -- thursday, 90 friday. not humid until we get to the end of next week. week two of nfl preseason is upon us, redskins host the new york jets at fedex field. >> that's where we find kristen berset and frank hanrahan. >> reporter: yeah, you can see some of the fans are piling in the gates. they just opened. everybody is excited the football is back in
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this is preseason game number two, starters will play. curt cousins, game two. what do we need to see from him? don't think that much. he was five or five against atlanta, good sweat, for curt, a guy is going to make $20 million. no pressure on him like a year ago, remember a year ago at this time, rg3 was still the quarterback. this is curt cousin's job, don't get hurt, we should be okay. >> reporter: you said you had this thought come over you. >> reporter: this guy is getting paid a lot of money. a one-year deal. stay healthy. 3000% raise, not bad for curt cousins. >> reporter: the run game was slow last week. coming up we will talk more about tonight's game. kristen berset, back to you.
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coming up new at 6:00, hours after donald trump leaves flood ravaged louisiana, president obama makes a sudden change in travel plans. ahead, explosion inplained. investigators -- explosion explained. details of a special double organ transplant that could cure some diabetics.
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disease affecting thousands of people in our area. diabetes, and as andrea mccarren explains, some are diabetes free. >> reporter: doctors at med star are give, some diabetic patients a lease on life and a cure, it's possible thanks to the generous gift of life from organ donors. mario is excited about life and her new teaching assignment in louden county public schools. >> the first year i will ever have to go in to school not being a diabetic. >> reporter: now 46, just out of college when she was diagnosed with a life threatening form of type 1, brittle diabetes. >> i have had a out of the blue heel fracture, cataract surgery, 20 different laser surgeries because of
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rett. >> reporter: in 2012 started dialysis with horrible side effects. a year later received a kidney transplant from a living donor, a friend she knew in college. no more dialysis but still had diabetes. >> due to the suppression patients receive following the transplant, the diabetes worsens. >> reporter: to cure her, she needed a new pancreas, her prayers for answered. >> before we took down the drapes, she was cured of her diabetes. her glucoses were normal and been that way ever since. >> that was the best thing, giving my doctors the insulin, give it to somebody else that can use it. i don't need it anymore. seia. it was best feeling. >> reporter: this procedure is
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not for all type 1 diabetics, specifically those with cardiac disease, a history of stroke or are too frail. type 2 diabetics maybe edge eligible for the surgery as long as they don't have severe insulin resistance. >> many of the cases the kidney and pancreas are transplanted at the same time. the waiting list is 3 months opposed to five or six years for just a kidney alone. donald trump's right hand man steps down. what is a prince georges county doing to prevent more infants from exposure to a deadly bacteria. victims identified. we know the names of those killed when a silver spring apartment complex blew up. we start with a big day on the campaign trail
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trump dominating the headlines with a campaign shake up and a tone on the stump. i'm adam longo. >> i'm lesli foster. strung announced he was accept -- trump announced he was accepting the resignation of his campaign manager. >> a lot of fireworks on the republican side of this race. hilary clinton had no public campaign events today. left the door open for donald trump to potentially dominate the news cycle today. he did that in a variety of ways. louisianaians offered a warm welcome to donald trump as he and mike pence distributed supplies around baton rouge and meeting with affected families, creating a photo on moment and using it to show contrast to hilary clinton and president president on vacation with his family.


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