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>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> we're following several big stories this morning, including the investigation in the murder of a 17-year-old girl in prince george's county. >> today marks one year since an earthquake in the d.c. area. we have a look at where the repairs stand on various landmarks. >> more on the boat collisions in maryland that sent seventh to the hospital including a local lawmaker. good morning, washington. it is thursday morning, august 23. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's check the forecast with meteorologist adam caskey. >> fog starting to develop outside this morning. a few hours before sunrise
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primog of element. 71 right now at reagan national. in gaithersburg, 61. 59 in winchester. 61 in frederick. patty morning fog, then sunny. but not very humid. late august warmth. close to 90 degrees on friday and saturday, slight chance of storms on sunday. now to angela foster. >> good morning. hov lanes have been lifted on this thursday morning traveling northbound on 95. no early troubles to report to the beltway. work zones are set up on the inner loop through annandale. you will see the traffic cones passing braddock road to the little river turnpike. in maryland's you should not have any troubles this morning.
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still have a couple overnight work zones that are active. we are moving well with all lanes open at the beltway and 201. the work zone is set up north between new hampshire avenue and university boulevard, not cause any delays. >> . prince george's county police investigating the murder of a 17-year-old girl. officers responded to reports of a shooting after 10:00 last night. that's where they found a 17- year-old girl inside a home, dead of a gunshot wound. police are not releasing any other details. we will continue to follow the investigation. another big story we are following. one year since a magnitude 5.8 quake in the d.c. area. >> the epicenter in louisa county virginia and it caused $75 million in damages. the louisa county high school
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and thomas jefferson elementary school were damaged. students are being housed in local classrooms. school officials will give the media tour of those facilities this morning and provide updates on the rebuilding process. >> we will get an update in a few hours on the progress being made to fix the washington monument, which was damaged. officials had to close the monument until 2014. >> this afternoon we will hear an announcement regarding efforts to restore and other damage landmark. the national cathedral. the media will get a look at the repairs on the central tower. is also looking back at the quake with pictures. we are inviting you to go on line to tell us where you were when the earthquake hit. >> ellicott city train service resumed later this morning after tuesday's derailment csx. has released a statement apologizing for the disruption can am thanking people for their understanding. the train company says its grateful to all the emergency
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crews working with the company in response to the tragedy. police expect to remain closed around the derailment as the cleanup effort continues. funeral amendments have been set for the two young women killed in that derailment. services for elizabeth nass will be held tomorrow. the memorial for rose mayr will take place on saturday, both were 19. >> in pasadena, maryland, delegate don dwyer is recovering after p.m. and eight others were involved in a boat collision. >> investigators trying to figure out how the two boats collided wednesday night if. the youngest victim was just five years old. tom roussey has details. >> nicklaus was in a boating accident, they said. >> she rushed to the scene where the two boats collided. her stepson was one of nine people involved and one of seven people taken to hospital. witnesses say this boat and the the snow were headed in opposite
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directions. >> i was thinking, why is no one slowing down at? the next thing, they are approaching each other. and they collided. >> howard and a friend immediately went to progress you them. >> two children had a blood on their faces and their arms. was scary. >> coast guard and anne arundel fire rescuers came later if. but it was local boaters who rescued all the victims. three taken to the hospital were adults at four were children, including one child being towed in a tube. this was a shocker because boating accidents are rare around here. >> it's pretty safe around here for the most part. clerk maryland state delegate don dwyer was the owner of one of the two boats involved. late last night the spokesperson for him confirmed he was involved in this accident.
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he was taken to the university of maryland shock trauma. he was pretty banged up but did seem to be doing ok overall. tom roussey reporting from pasadena. >> thanks so much. d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton is hosting her annual jobs and opportunities fair today and at the washington convention center. there are workshops and a fashion show from 10:00 until 11:00 this morning. the job fair from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. only open to d.c. residents. you must bring proof of residency. washington d.c. ranks as one of the core technology start-ups. >> hewlett-packard expected to have a rocky trading day. let's say good morning to linda bell at bloomberg headquarters. >> a rocky trading day. hewlett-packard shares indicated to land open lower after
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reporting a loss, $9 billion. consumers have been turning away from pc's. more than 11 dows and workers will leave the company by the end of october. silicon valley neighbor facebook just got the green light from the federal trade commission to apply as a photo schuring website instagram. the national venture capital association ranks your city fourth when it comes to a tech startups, based on how much money was invested in young technology companies last year. washington gave birth to aol and now has living social. americans are getting better at paying off automobile loans. more homeowners are still underwater on mortgages. more on that in the next hour. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell
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reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 4:38 right now one this thursday morning. >> from the >to florida people stocking up ahead of tropical storm isaacs. how the storm could put a damper
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\ >> folks are getting storm supplies ready as they brace for
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what tropical storm isaacs might bring. the storm already forced officials at guantanamo bay to cancel pretrial arguments from 9/11 terror attacks suspects. >> and it poses a threat to the republican national convention in florida next week. andrew spencer has more. >> residents stocked up on emergency supplies on wednesday. the national hurricane center has issued a tropical storm warning for the u.s. virgin islands and puerto rico. in cuba, sirens blared as the u.s. military base at guantanamo bay and went into readiness mode. chief military judge postponed a pretrial hearing for some 9/11 attack suspects. now the hearing will take place in mid october. the five suspects include khalid sheikh mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks. storms in -- stores in south florida are getting ready for an
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influx of customers. in miami, water, ice, and batteries are on standby. thousands of people headed to tampa for the national convention on wednesday, the city says if isaacs crashes the republican convention, safety will come first. >> we are prepared to call it off. human life trump's politics. the rnc recognizes that. >> andrew spencer reporting >> . let's check the forecast. >> how was the weather looking? >> patchy fog developing this morning. some reduced visibilities especially north and west of washington, the typical locations. let's look at the numbers. feels a lot like the past couple days. leesburg, 61. camp springs, 64. 65 in lanham. high of 87 this afternoon. patchy fog will give way to a lot of sunshine for the majority of the day.
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from lunchtime into the afternoon, just a few clouds developing. warm, but not very humid, today and tomorrow. 90 by tomorrow afternoon. what's the latest, angela? >> the commute is off to an excellent start especially out of howard county. interstate 95 and 295 moving well without delay. from virginia on 395 after you get to the beltway, in pretty good shape past the work zone. things are looking pretty good into crystal city. looking pretty good in virginia, 66. an earlier work zone getting out of your way eastbound and westbound at. open and moving without delay. back to you. >> thank you. 4:43, 67 degrees. let the district taking more actions following widespread power outages in june if.
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>> our top stories. prince george's county police investigating the murder of a 17-year-old girl. officers responded to a shooting call round-the-clock last night on chartsey street in kettering when they found a teenager inside the home dead from a gunshot wound. police are not releasing any other details. -- around 10:00. today marks a year since a 5.8
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quake in the d.c. area. the epicenter was in louisa county virginia. school officials over there will give the media a tour of facilities and an update on rebuilding efforts. delegate don dwyer of anne arundel county is recovering after he and eight others were involved in a boat collision in pasadena, maryland. this happened around 8:00 asked last night. investigators trying to determine how the two boats collided. >> sentencing today for man convicted of murdering a father and son during a robbery at their home in june of 2010 at a wholesale market in northeast d.c. taylor shot and killed a man and his son. taylor faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole for several charges including felony murder. the man accused of shooting a security guard kept at the family resource council of downtown d.c. will be arraigned tomorrow. yesterday a grand jury indicted floyd corkins of herndon on
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charges including assault with intent to kill. prosecutors say that he walked into the conservative lobbying group's building last week and shot the guard in the arm. >> funeral arrangements are set for the prince george's county police officer killed in a line of duty this week in a fatal crash. a viewing for officer adrian morris will be held on monday from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. at 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. in beltsville. there will be another viewing on tuesday from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. at woodstream chruch show in mitchelville. the funeral will begin right there in italy afterwards. police have identified the second suspect to lead police on the crest until officer morris. researchers believe this man 23-year-old kevon neal, was the driver of the acura that officer morris and his co-worker was chasing and their crews of crashed on 95. his alleged accomplice was arrested yesterday. lies and charged 24-year-old kenneth mitchell with automobile theft. >> around montgomery county, a
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school board will meet to discuss readiness for opening school. more tha 40the first day of school is monday. all montgomery county middle and high schools will hold a student orientation today as well. >> more of the aftermath of the june 29 derecho storm. d.c. mayor vincent gray will meet today with his new task force to explore burying more power lines in the district. 70% of the power lines are underground in the city. even modest proposals to expand that are expected to cost more than a billion dollars. the meeting will be at 1:00 p.m. in the john wilson building. it's open to the public. dominion virginia power and verizon holding a public hearing tonight to discuss their response to outages during the june derecho. representatives from both companies invite people to attend and to provide feedback on how they can improve service. this will be at the thomas derickson library and falls church deck 7:00 tonight. >> president obama and vice-
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president joe biden are taking a break from the campaign trail today. >> it was a rough day on the road for the president on wednesday and his rival. both of them the target of hecklers. the first incident happened during a rally for president obama in las vegas. the president's focus was on education, but the man was disrupting the event. crowd yelled back "4 more years ." >> i will answer your question in a moment, but if you will let me speak. >> a man tried to interrupt romney's speech during an event in iowa. the crowd began to chant usa usa, to drown out the heckler. the man was escorted out,. he will campaign in mexico today
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while paul ryan visits north carolina. first lady michelle obama visiting families of the victims of the sikh temple shooting in wisconsin today. she will meet privately with the immediate families of six people killed and those seriously injured in the attack earlier this month. later today the first lady will speak at campaign events in milwaukee and indianapolis. 4:51, 67 degrees on this thursday. >> a bittersweet day for
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>> welcome back. time for check of the weather. >> patchy fog developing. it's that time of year where the knights are getting longer and with the that the temperatures are allowed to cool. that results in patchy fog sometimes. we did have a little rain yesterday evening. we are facing a little patchy fog especially northwest of town. currently 71 in the district. 59 in frederick, cumberland, and winchester. culpeper sitting at 64 degrees. the patchy fog will quickly burn off this morning and give way to a lot of bright sunshine for the majority of the day. a few scattered clouds. 87 today for the high temperature. not very humid. berdi close to average temperatures for this time of year. no big change for tomorrow and
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saturday. we will be a little closer to 90. slight chance of a late-day thundershower on sunday and again on tuesday. that's all for the weather. angela. >> starting of pretty nice on this thursday morning. we have a utility work zone on m streak . westbound on m eat once you reach the key bridge, stay to the left to go on outbound. the utility work zone is in your way. be careful and you will have no trouble. -- m street. volume is building in springfield. all lanes are open. around the beltway we have seen a few traffic zones, but they are getting out of the way as you make the trip from annandale around to the american legion bridge. back to you. >> thank you. washington redskins running back clinton portis officially hanging up his uniform for good. he will make the announcement of his retirement this afternoon at
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redskins park. >> he's the second leading rusher in the team's history. withis number 27 on the nfl all- time list. he thanked his teammates, his family the coach and fans and. >> at 8:00 tonight you can show your support for the redskins. a pep rally will take place at the newseum and it will feature a projected image of robert griffin iii. >> prince harry is back in england where he's expected to get a talking to from is grandmother over nude photographs. prexy and his friends invited several women to the vip suite while he was at the mgm grand hotel and casino in las vegas last friday. there was a round of strip pool and everybody lost, apparently.
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look for more on that on good morning america. correctl.l. co>> ll cool j fought off a burglar and his home and the suspects up for a broken jaw. the rapper said that he had to protect his family. it is 67 degrees. highlights from the ballpark.
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