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to see you. when will it change? >> we are looking at the change right now. we have a moderate rain in the area, most of the area. we will have it settle down as the morning wears on. looking at the live doppler radar. heaviest rain at this point across montgomery county into fairfax and arlington, also the district. but we have some breaks across southern maryland and the delmarva peninsula. area of low pressure will be across the area but it looks like at this point the heavier rains will be to the west of d.c. and will diminish as the hours wear on. high today could be the coolest day since may 11. just around 55 to 60. breezy, raw day but we have warmer weather on the way. we will talk about that in a few minutes but first to traffic. >> despite the weather we are in pretty good shape. no accidents reported on the
interstate. we can see on 270 getting through the hyattstown area running nicely through here. we will go to springfield and show you the traffic on 95 also running well. we have no accidents to report from fredericksburg to the beltway. and we will end with a map. we had earlier trouble on the outbound side of river road at rid ridgefield, a tree down but that is open. inbou inbound george washington parkway a car broken down. park police are with it and they are in a hazardous spot. back to you. >> this morning, redskins fans are celebrating a big win against the eagles. >> this could be one of donovan mcnabb's sweetest wins as he returned to the city of brotherly love. he received that standing ovation in his first game at philadelphia since the eagles traded him. he got this, an many brace from his former teammate michael
vick. mcnabb threw 19 times for 125 yards and one touchdown. that is all the redskins needed to walk away with a victory. the final score 17-12. >> i was overwhelmed a little bit with the standing ovation and the reception that i got. >> it felt good to help him get a victory against a team that basically said you are not good enough, we think we will just trade you in the division. >> with that the redskins are first in their division. we will have more highlights for you and reaction a little later in sports. in the next half hour we will see how fans celebrated the big win. >> our other top story another robbery in college park prompts a campus prime alert. it was sunday morning near a dorm and it is raising more safety concerns after a violent start to the school year. courtney robinson is live with
more. >> campus police are asking students to not the walk by themselves and take extra precautions to make sure they are safe, especially in the early morning hours. it is theest in a series of -- latest in a series of assaults and rob are us that have students on alert. this one was on campus grounds. >> a little scary when you hear it now that it is right where you live. three men knocked down and robbed a 19-year-old student walki walking alone by anne arundel hall. they got his wall hesitate and cell phone. it is similar to five muggings off campus since late august. >> i walk with friends and i guess anybody has to go late we walk together. we don't let anybody go by themselves. >> that is what the university is telling students, even offering police escorts and reminding them throughout campus there are blue light emergency phones and a 911 system.
just dial pound 3333. >> something can happen on the walk from the library to the dorm. >> police are investigating this as are montgomery county police. if you have any information about this, you are asked to call police. reporting live in college park, courtney robinson. abc 7 news. >> three men are now in custody after a dramatic end to an armed robbery in tacoma park. police say the men held up the eastern carryout and took off in a dodge intrend. a chase followed. the driver lost control and flipped the car hitting several other cars. it was right near where the mayor of takoma park lives. three are dead after three separate shootings in d.c. over the weekend. michael most cornish of silver spring was killed yesterday morning. it was on harvard street. the other two were early saturday morning.
angelo jones and jonathan johnson were killed. we are coming up on 5:05 now on this monday. thousands of american tourists heading to europe are packing an extra worry today. a new warning to be extra alert. intelligence reports indicate terrorists may be plotting attacks on public places overseas. emily schmidt has the report. good morning, emily. >> alison, good morning. this is a pretty rare alert and applies to any american who is already in europe or is planning on traveling there. what is more, it goes all the way through the holiday season, not set to expire until the end of january. this alert is issued by the state department over the weekend saying people should take every precaution to be aware of their surroundings. doing continuation like registering with the american embassy, avoiding public demonstrations in europe and staying away from unattended packages. the government adds it is not
intended to stop american travel to europe. what is behind this? officials say there is no new specific threat. instead, they are worried that terrorists who are working with osama bin laden's blessing are planning commando style attacks on tourists or transportation centers in france, britain and germany. u.s. airlines say they are planning on operating as usual. what europe is concerned about is people who may be planning future trips there are going to put that off for a while because of the concerns potentially harming an already fragile economy in europe. back to you. >> emily, thank you. two best friends who give the ultimate sacrifice will be reunited today at arlington national cemetery. navy seal lieutenant brendon loony will be buried next to travis minion.
loony died last week in a crash and minion was killed in iraq. there is a traffic alert this morning for drivers who take telegraph road. this morning through thursday expect construction between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. the northbound ramp to i-495 south will be closed. so will the left lane north and south on telegraph between huntington and duke. drivers should try to find an alternate route and expect delays. 5:07 now and 51 degrees. still ahead on "good morning, washington," the supreme court is back in session. we will tell you what is on the fall agenda. >> a call to action in memory of a rutgers student bullied into suicide. first, keep your umbrella close. steve rudin will tell us how long the rain will stick around.
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mcrain and arlington. bethesda reporting 49 degrees. showers continuing to move in from the east. we will look for them to begin to break up a little bit over the next several hours or so. there is the darker shading is where we have moderate rain. you can see the breaks around dale city and southern maryland. here is the express forecast. temperatures today only around 55 to 60. winds out of northwest 10 to 15 miles an hour. traffic right after this. >> a couple of incidents have been resolved. southbound george washington parkway the car is off the road to the right in the grass. lanes are open. outbound river road at rpblgfield all lanes are open again. the tree that had fallen overnight has been cleared and the lanes are open there. we will go into maryland and
look at cameras for you. 270 getting that you hyattstown pretty good. no accidents to report here. out to the beltway, we will show how it is west from college park to silver spring. so far we don't have any delays along this stretch of beltway. inner loop from annandale to tyso tysons good. 66 from manassas is off to a quiet start. natasha, alison, back to you. >> it is 5:12. coming up google takes texting to the next level. the latest upgrade to droid. >> what makes the new term of the supreme court so historic? >> hundreds remember the life of a rutgers student who took his live after his personal one was a rutgers student who took his live after his personal one was exposed to the world. more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good!
encount count >> in our top stories, another university of maryland student has been robbed, this time on campus. police say three men knocked the 19-year-old student to the ground and it was in the back of anne arundel hall. police say they stole his wall hesitate and cell phone. -- wallet and cell phone. this is the fifth of a string of robberies. t the state department urges americans to be cautious traveling in europe because of concerns al qaeda and other groups are planning attacks on airports, hotels and other high profile tourist destinations. rut university held a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to tyler clementi, be the 18-year-old freshman who killed himself last week after his roommate and friend allegedly taped him having an intimate encounter with another man. >> looking now at this day ahead, the supreme court will make history on the first day of
the new term. three women will be serving at the same time. elena kagan joins ruth bader ginsberg and sonia sotomayor. they are expected to hear more than 50 different cases. they could issue rules on same-sex marriage, immigration, freedom of speech and healthcare reform. on the eve of the new term some justices went to church. five of them attended the annual red mass at saint matthews cathedral. it offers prayers and guidance to judges, attorneys and other members of the legal profession. it is now official. former white house chief of staff rahm emanuel is preparing to run for mayor of chicago. >> as i prepare to run for mayor i will spend the next few weeks visiting neighborhoods at grocery stores, l stops, bowling alleys and hot dog stands. i will call it the tell it like it is tour. >> that is expected to fin today. he must gather 12,000 signatures
by the end of november to get his name on the ballot. >> with four weeks until the mid term elections democrats and republicans are trading barbs on the economy. democrats say republicans caused the economic crisis and they say it could have been much worse if the g.o.p. succeeded in blocking economic recovery efforts. meantime, republicans are blaming president obama and democratic policies for high unemployment and runaway deficits. >> this is going to be a wave election and tprul on the policies -- referendum election on the unpopular policies during the hass year and a half. >> it is not a referendum of what the president or congress has done. it is an alternative. >> republicans are expected to make big gains while the democrats struggle to hold their troops together. >> today, google goes high tech for texting and windows is one week from a new phone debut. rob nelson has those stories and
more. >> microsoft is a week away from launch being the new windows phone 7. it will be available in the u.s. about a month later featuring x box gaming and have a camera, g.p.s., compass and touch screen. at&t will be the exclusive service provider. typing on an droid or fios could get easier. google has acquired pwhroeupbd type who specializes in figuring out what people mean to type. it adjusts to the typer's perceived keyboard and style. and environmentally friendly cars in are in the spotlight. electric cars and other vehicles with the latest environmental technology crowded displays over the weekend. it had a lamp bore beginy with a system to filter carbon out of the exhaust. >> 5:18 is the time. 50 degrees out there.
rainy monday morning. just like it was last monday, right. >> we have a trend here, steve. >> we managed to squeeze out a pretty nice week. yesterday we had sunshine and the rain held off for the most part. as we look at this hour leesburg 49 degrees. district at 50 and woodbridge at 49. temperatures are going to be very slow to warm this morning, not going to warm a lot by this afternoon. look at the live doppler radar, showers over most of the area. the area in the darker green across fairfax county, reston looking at moderate rain. the district a little patchy drizzle in upper northwest d.c. around bethesda a ma-- a small y
spot and plenty of moisture will move in. then well look for showers to give up a little bit later this afternoon. satellite and radar as we expand a bit, area of low pressure, we are in between two areas of low pressure. one continues to spin across eastern ohio, western pennsylvania and another one just off the coast. the clouds will remain in the forecast today. it will keep temperatures from warming up a lot. 55 to 60 for afternoon highs. high pressure mid portion of the country will eventually move into the area but we have to wait until wednesday. that is when the skies will clear out and temperatures will warm very nicely. for today we could get another half inch to an inch of rain. it will be a very steady rain, not looking for flooding like last thursday. so, everything will move out eventually. 55 to 0eu for a -- 60 for a daytime high.
winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 miles an hour. tonight cloudy and cool. a few showers confined mainly to the west of d.c. 45 to 50 degrees. pretty much the same situation tomorrow though we will add a few peeks of sunshine. potomac high land, hsishenandoa valley 55 to 60. middle to upper 70's for the upcoming weekend. now let's check the rush hour commute. >> despite the conditions, wet pavement and rain we are in pretty good shape. no big accidents. this is springfield 95 northbound. dale city to springfield good. 395 the rest of the trip pretty good. now to the beltway in maryland. got from college park to silver spring. no delays at wilson bridge. traffic is looking good on 270. hyattstown no delays. a couple of incidents earlier have been cleared. you heard about the tree on rpblgfield in bethesda, that is cleared and broken down car on the george washington parkway
after 123 well off in the grass. all lanes are open. back to you. >> 5:21 is the time. >> next up, the skins came down to the final play and donovan mcnabb was free to celebrate a successful return to philadelphia. hear from the redskins quarterback coming up. >> you know he has to be so happy this morning. later today on oprah amazing animal stories. that is 4:00 on abc today. i thought it was crazy feeding in the fall.
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>> the build-up for the sunday game was about donovan mcnabb's return to philadelphia but could he return and conquer? he received a nice ovation from the crowd last night but when it came time to play mcnabb was just a subplot as was the eagles michael vick who went out injured. the real story was the emergence of the skins running game rushing for 169 yards and won 17-12. still the day belonged to mcnabb. >> what did you think of the reception? >> i was very happy. thank you to the philly fans. 11 great years. >> you have to find a way to win and you always want to do that and he was able to do that and he handled himself like a pro throughout the week.
he is a class individual. >> fans were happy. so the crowd showed a lot of class as well but it is mcnabb who comes home happy. we will have fan reaction in our next half hour. the undefeated chicago bier paid a visit to the meadowlands to meet the new york giants and giants defense gave them the warm reception of a pit bull recording 10 sacks and won 17-3. the skins, eagles and giants are all 2-2 and the idle cowboys are 1-2. >> a bases loaded walk in the 14th inning gave nationals a 2-1 win over the mets on a wild final day of the regular season. the nats improved but were still last in the n.l. east. the giants and braves won the playoff births and the rays won the division over the yankees. >> a good movie weekend coming
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thanks for joining us. >> we will have more on the story throughout the morning but we begin with your traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we are on storm watch, steve? >> a little storm compared to what we had last thursday when there was a big, big storm. none theless, the roads are wet and it will be slick so be careful. this is one of the cooler mornings in some time. 49 in leesburg, damascus 48 and 50 in the district. radar shows bands of shower activity across most of the area. southern maryland a little break this hour. the district looking at moderate rain. toward dulles international airport they are lacking at steady -- looking at steady rain. breaks around manassas and quantico. we will see them off and on but if you are under the showers could could find heavy downpours.
we will have temperatures at 55 to 60. this is probably the coolest day since may 11. it has been a hot summer so a welcome change for a day or so. it will warm up by the weekend. let's update the commute. >> in maryland we have a couple of accidents. northbound 95 near route 212 and a -- an accident and a secondary crash near the interchange of route 216. southbound you should find the lanes open in both instances. b.w. parkway pretty good shape. no wrecks to report on the beltway north of town. on 270 we have a crash on the southbound side near the interchange of route 109. it is reported on the left shoulder by one of our callers just out of camera rank. not causing much in the way of delay. 66, 95, 395 virginia good. back to you. >> thousands of tourists heading
to europe are packing an extra worry. a new government warning to be extra alert. reports indicate terrorists may be plotting attacks on public places overseas. emily schmidt has details on the state department travel alert. >> the government alert to u.s. citizens living or touring europe is rare. it says u.s. citizens should be aware of their surroundings. the state department adds it is not intended to stop american travel to europe. >> you can still go and be safe but be smart. >> they advise register with the embassy, avoid public demonstrations, stay away from unattended packages. officials say there is no new specific threat. instead, it comes from concerns that terrorists working with osama bin laden's blessing are manning attacks on tourists and centers in france, britain and
germany. twice in two weeks french officials evacuated the eiffel tower for false alarms. >> i have a lot of relatives there and i'm not going to be deterred by the warping. >> u.s. airlines say they will continue to operate as usual but europe is concerned future travelers will put off plans because of the alert. >> we turn to the other top story now. another student attacked in college park. >> this one was early sunday morning and this time it happened on school grounds. courtney robinson is live in college park. >> had is the sixth -- this is the sixth similar incident of assault and robbery. they are with large groups approaching a student walking alone in a very early hour. most recent was sunday morning on campus just behind anne arundel hall. the student was walking alone.
he is 19 years old. officers say three men approached him, knocked him to the ground and stole his wallet and cell phone. police obviously investigating all of these and asking for your help. you are asked to call police and they are urging students not to walk alone and reminding them of the blue light emergency phones they have throughout campus. back to you. >> this morning, three men are in custody after a crash that followed a police chase in takoma park. they held up the eastern carryout and took off in a dodge. as police chased the driver lost control. it was near the hole of the takoma park mayor. there were three separate deadly shootings in the district. michael moss cornish was killed yesterday morning on harvard street in northwest.
two men were also shot and kid early saturday morning. angelo jones of northwest d.c. and jonathan johnson of southeast d.c. looking at the day ahead, a navy seal killed in action will be buried today at arlington cemetery. he died last week when a marine helicopter crashed in afghanistan. he will be laid to rest next his best friend and roommate from the naval academy. the supreme court will make history on the first day of the new term. for the first time they female justices will be serving at the same time. elena kagan joins sonia sotomayor and ruth bader ginsberg. they are expected to hear more than 50 cases and they could issue rulings on same-sex marriage, immigration, freedom of speech and healthcare reform. crews are paving part of the intercounty connector and people who live nearby on shady grove
road and i-370 are dealing with noise. it will end at 7:00 this morning. it will resume again for the next three days from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. this section of the i.c.c. that links 370 to georgia avenue should open late this year or early next year. >> 5:36 the time on this monday. still ahead on "good morning, washington," a story book ending for donovan mcnabb and the redskins fans. >> plus, a bad month for metro as fares went up and ridership plummeted. >> first, our storm watch coverage continues with another check of traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we have a rainy monday morning every 10 minutes. we have a rainy monday morning ahead of us. more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good!
>> we are at audi headquarters. it is proud to be a global partner of best buddies and sponsor of the eunice kennedy shriver challenge. from everyone here, "good morning, washington". >> welcome back, everybody. 5:39 the time. 50 degrees and it is a rainy monday morning. get out the umbrella. steve, what else can you tell us? >> you leave it for a -- you need it for a good part of the morning. it is a chilly start to the day.
48 degrees ashburn and annapolis 51. we have some breaks in the rain at this hour but it will continue to fall for a good part of the morning then we will look support things to settle down this afternoon. we have moderate rains in northern montgomery county, a few breaks in central frederick county but to winchester, front royal, warrenton and culpeper is where the heaviest activity is. no watches, warnings or advisories. that is good. nothing compared to last thursday. 55 to 60 degrees the projected highs, the coolest day since may 11. tonight cloudy and cool. showers will continue. 45 to 50 degrees. tomorrow looking a little bit better. peeks of sunshine. showers mainly in the west. let's update the rush hour commute now. >> traveling on 95 in maryland we have two separate accidents.
one northbound near 212 on the right shoulder and another 95 north near 216. no lane information on that. in virginia we have a crash along the northbound side of i-95 -- make that southbound near potomac mills reported in the road along the left side but northbound with the lanes open. sluggish woodbridge across the occoquan and up to newington. 395 picking up at landmark. no accidents to report so far on 66 from manassas. 2730 southbound just before route 109 an accident on the left shoulder looks like i see flashing lights at the top of the camera but very little delay. >> we have 50 degrees outside and the time is now 5:41. >> coming up in the morning chat movie audiences liked the social network. how much it hauled in at the weekend box office. >> more money problems for metro today. why the agency lost millions over the summer.
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>> checking the top stories at 5:45, americans traveling to europe are urged to extra vigilant. the state department issued a travel alert because of concerns al qaeda and other groups are plan attacks on high profile tourist areas. it doesn't say that people should avoid tourist sites. it just says to be aware of their surroundings. the university of maryland campus is on alert after another student was mugged. police say that student was robbed early sunday morning near anne arundel hall. there have been five similar attacks off campus since late august. former white house chief of staff rahm ememorandum is running for mayor of chicago. he said that yesterday on his
new website. he joins a crowded field of candidates hogue to succeed longtime mayor richard daly. >> the redskin' win puts them atop the n.f.c. east and for some fans it pushed support for the quarterback over the top. brianne carter has what the die hard fans are saying this morning. good morning. >> good morning to you. die hard fans are cheering this morning after the game. a lot of them saying during the game donovan mcnabb really had something to prove and it ended up being a story book ending for him. for donovan mcnabb, the trip back to the city of brotherly love was one filled with pressure and scrutiny. >> he had something to prove like this is what you are missing. >> fans watched to see what the new quarterback could do dependence the eagles. -- against the eagles. he was off to a great start with an early lead over the team he
led for 11 years. >> i'm loving it and glad that donovan is making a big comeback. >> though it was a dramatic game with the win coming down to the wire with a sweet ending for the redskins leader and fans. >> it is emotional you watch them play. you have to watch every second. >> every second indeed. it was a dramatic game. as donovan mcnabb returned to the city of brotherly love he received a standing ovation. while some redskins said it was a nice welcome they said hey, he is a redskins brother now. back to you. >> it is 5:4 and checking news around the region now, d.c.'s wealthiest residents could see their taxes go up. the examiner reports councilmembers have introduced bills to raise tax rates for people in the highest income brackets. previous attempts to raise taxes have failed. both bills could face problems in the council's finance and
revenue committee. maryland congressman elijah cummings wants the state to stop foreclosures temporarily. other reports indicate lenders may have rushed the foreclosure process. he want as 60-day moratorium. near the governor or the attorney general have publicly responded to the request. fewer commuters are riding the metro. in july metro because ridership was down more than one million riders compared to the same month last year. re rail ridership was down also. they blame high unemployment rates. 5:48 right now, a little chilly outside. early 50's. >> early 50's? >> low 50's. obviously i should do weather. >> it is chilly out there. >> chilly and rainy.
>> a dreary day and i hate to say that on monday. but a bit breezy and we look for conditions to slowly improve and they will improve big time by wednesday, not this afternoon but wednesday. we have a while to go. these are the temperatures. 50 at the airport this hour. 48 in leesburg and front royal 49. stevens city 49. live doppler shows heavier rain in the shenandoah valley. this will be the situation a good part of the day. heavier rain to the west of us. showers are beginning to break up. not for representation downpours but the district, arlington, fairfax, national harbor, oxon hill, moderate rains but nothing compared to last thursday we we had many, many inches of rain. at it hour this is what is going on with the satellite and radar. an area of low pressure is off
the coast will continue to spin. it won't move very fast and we have another area of low pressure west of us over eastern ohio and western pennsylvania. it will eventually scoot out of here. it will take another day or so. breaks in the clouds come tomorrow with showers mainly to the west of d.c. a cool, cool afternoon for today. coolest air we have seen in the area since may 11. right now 55 to 60 degrees the highs today. periods of rain changing to showers and winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 miles an hour. a few showers for overnight. cloudy and cool. 45 to 50. tomorrow a bit warmer. we will shift the showers off to the west across the shenandoah valley. 60 to 65 degrees. warmer air on the way. we have to wait until thursday and friday. back into the 70's. the weekend looking nice. now let's check the rush hour. >> we are looking at 270
southbound and hyattstown. you can see some flashing lights where the accident is. it looks like very little traffic is getting by. out of frederick and upper montgomery county plan for extra tile getting past this accident near the i want change of 109. we will show you we have two accidents on 95 in maryland. northbound near 216 right shoulder. another one reported near 216 fp. the first one was near 212. in virginia 95 northbound sl sluggi sluggish woodbridge up to springfield. southbound near potomac mills an accident will be block being the left side against the rush hour. so if you are going south be careful and give yourself a little extra space and watch for the crews working on that. back to you. >> the story about the founders of facebook attracted so many friends that it was number one at the box office. did you see it? >> not yet but i hear great
things. >> it made $23 million, got rave reviews and stirred up oscar buzz. second place was the family film legends of the guardians. nearly $11 million. they say the actor who plays mark zuckerberg is phenomenal and does a great job. >> and justin timberlake is in there so all the ladies want to see him. >> on facebook this week a lot of comments. >> of course. that is the first place you have to go. you have to put the status update. this weekend there was a new saturday night live and they had fun with rahm emanuel. his brash style. take a look. >> in my job have i at times used ugly strong arm methods to get support? guilty as charged. but remember, there is a big difference arguing a point
passionately and committing actual physical violence. and that is a difference i completely lost sight of. >> so the opening of this past weekend's show featured a recreation of friday's announcement that pete rouse will succeed him whether he reconsidered taking the job. emanuel left the post to run for mayor of chicago. >> good stuff. you have to love that. hopefully this is the last time we see this red dress. you know what i'm talking about? >> it won't be. >> the dress she wore when they crashed a state dinner. it has been auctioned off. it i is something that got $7,0. it was bought by the co-owner of the salon where she had the hair done before state dinner. the money won't pay their bills. 85% of it goes to charities for haiti and multiple sclerosis. so there is some good in that.
>> very good. we are all on our best behavior there. >> we may get sued if we say anything. >> on that it is 5:53. anything. >> on that it is 5:53. you are watching "go four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer
funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. i always feed in the fall. but, it's the best time. feed your lawn in the fall. the fall feeding makes all the difference in the world. what the fall feeding does is build the roots.. that's when the roots sorta want nutrition. i give my lawn scotts winterguard. it's like a root building machine. it builds your lawn from the roots up.
next year you get this! the stronger the roots, the stronger the lawn. all year long. the best time to feed is when it will do the most good. there's no substitute for the fall feeding, trust me. it is the best thing you can do for your lawn. i use scotts winterguard. >> students at walker jones elementary in northwest d.c. are learning about healthy eating. the school is two blocks from the capitol and it has a half acre of farmland with a vegetable garden. so the students are learning
about nutrition and they are getting to see where all of their food comes from. >> one of my main goals is get better food in the schools. tastier food. >> remember the first day we tasted herbs? >> having students in the garden picking the food. >> this is basil. >> tasting it. they are more likely to try it. >> how great for those kids. the students there have nicknamed themselves the super hero farmers. >> they srus need a cape now. >> so few kids are able to see a farm first hand if you grow up in the city. >> there is not much. this is a great experience and making us very hungry here for fresh basil. >> 5:57. we have 50 degrees out there and a rainy monday. still ahead in the next hour, an historic refund. 7 is on your side with the verizon payout.
♪ walk like an angel [ laughs ] ♪ talk like an angel ♪ but i got wise [ grunting ] ♪ you're the devil in disguise [ male announcer ] we put it through over 5,000 quality tests... so it'll stand up to just about anything. the nissan altima. innovation that lasts. innovation for all. ♪ >> straight ahead this half hour, hail to the redskins. donovan mcnabb takes a trip to his old stomping grounds and takes home a win. we wilav