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little bit. temperatures are dropping. >> it's going to be cold tomorrow morning. freezing west of the city. in the city at 36 it's going to be cold. 259 by the afternoon. things are looking up. 259 by the afternoon. things are looking up. we'll after filling out their hogan iquestionaire, aight. hogan was awarded an a- from the nra.
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but now he refuses to release his responses. the nra oppos comprehensive background checks. they want to weaken maryland's gun safety laws. even support letting suspects on the fbi terror watch list buy guns. on gun safety and terror, the nra is wng. hogan gets an a- from the nra. on protecting maryland, we just can't trust him.
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>> we're going to start on the campaign trail where president obama this was weekend. we look at why the stakes are nigh congress. >> president obama making rare and final campaign stops in connecticut and philadelphia midterm days before
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elections. >> because two days from,000 you get to choose your future. former secretary of state hillary clinten on the trail in new hampshire and chris christie trying to get out the vote. the stakes are high for democrats, just the loss of six seats hands the gnat to republicans with president obama facing a full republican controlled congress for the next of his term. the approval ratings are not helping. they are now at 44% and the newest polls reveal the majority of americans think he's not a ood manager and not a strong leader. >> we've got early vote naubs are up in the most competitive states. >> republicans counter. >> the problem they have is their message isn't working. >> on election day the voters
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decide. >> on election day and evening count on abc7 for complete coverage. look for live reports throughout the evening and up to the minute results on our social media platforms. >> the explosion was huge. the damage less than expected. tonight we still don't know why rocket failed during liftoff tuesday night. controlers used the self-destruct button to keep the frocket hitting a populated area after it failed. they are investigate k. early attention is focused on he refurbished soviet made engines built in the 1960's. >> it wasing food and supplies to the space station.
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science experiments from students all across the country lost in the explosion were projects from students at d.c. stays. >> i turned to her to say congratulations you are going to space and that's when we saw the bright flash and knew that something wasn't right. >> they planned to test the anlt to grow plants in mike crow gravetifment plants could be a food source and improve air quality during space flight. >> after years of early openings for black friday shoppers, see how some companies are reversing course and one neighborhood has a problem. we'll explain. >> near or below freezing temperatures will greet you tomorrow morning. how long will the cold weather last? i've
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>> stuse election day and maryland voters will pick a new governor. anthony brown is leading slightly. and in virginia democratic senator retains a lead over ed giless pi. we'll have the results as they come in on tuesday. >> d.c. election officials expect more people to vote this
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week than they did in the primary. only 27% of voters cast ballots back fl-in april. they predict 47% will turn out on tuesday. >> demolition of the glenn arden apartments enters its second week. the 49 building complex is about a mile from fedex field. six or seven of the buildings will be torn down each week. after years of crime and code violation, it is time for a change. >> it's wonderful. i couldn't be happier. it's finally here. >> plans for the 27 acre property include new homes, a retail area and green space. the county intoneds pick a developer in february and thopes start construction in 2016. >> after three deck demadse
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journalism, greta is looking toward a future away from the camera. relive some of her faferit memories next. -- favorite memories
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the mess in washington - made worse with dan bongi. a tea party supporter endorsed by sarah palin. bongino will take away social security's guaranteed benefit and fight against equal pay for equal work legislation. the post callsls bongino "polarizing"
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and "highly partisan." no wonder the post endorses john delaney "one of the most impressive n new lawmakers." family man, entrepreneur, and independent problem solver - for jobs, to protect veterans and equal pay for women. i'm john delaney and i approve this message. >> greta retired after more than 30 years in journalism. most were spent here at abc7.
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>> greta closes out a broadcast career that spanned more than 30 years. >> getting back to the people you work with, the people you serve, the people in the community. i'm going to miss that. >> as greta says 26 priceless years have been spent here in washington telling the news on wjla sharing her joyce and tears with viewers. >> in 1989 when i was eight months pregnant my husband died and i remember the out pouring of love and support from viewers and they knitted me blankets. >> she started at the anchor here at channel 7 and was joined a few years later bydale and later by yours truly. >> we get up every morning and there would be the grim news but there was always the chance to
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make people smile about something. i think people need that. >> in the late 1990's she returned to her first love, reporting. and her assignments took her around the world to tackle the biggest stories and connect with "newsmakers". >> the stories change, the news change, but the people, they don't change. and bound through the years and the story she's covered is her belief in the good she sees in all of us. woven in this career is the story of her life. and now her battle with lung cancer, the battle with all of her challenges of life she tack wls strength and grace. >> my strength comes from god and that has helped me get through everything. >> always philosophical and funny.
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>> greta threeves air waves but not our hearts and mind. for her this is not an ending but the start of something new and exciting. >> this is my time and it's right. so i have no regrets at all. it's been a great run. >> greta was telling me one of her favorite moments was meeting pope john fall second and being surprised she was in her presence. and the words that came out of her mouth was golly you have a big job. >> just an amazing woman. i feel so lucky to be able to work alongside her. >> very good. >> let's talk about the weather. >> let's get to the cold temperatures. it's 47 at reagan national. we have a light breeze. it is nowhere as gusty as it was
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earlier. where i understand down to 10, 5 miles an hour max. 41 in baltimore. winds still out of the northwest t not as gusty as it was earlier. we had winds earlier between 25 and 35 miles an hour. air temperatures are in the 40's but low tchts will be falling below these wind chill temperatures. in fact upper 20's in the suburbs to middle 30's downtown. that is why a freeze warning is in effect for counties west of i-95. all these counties shaded in blue will likely drop below freezing tonight. if you haven't done, so bring in the potted plants because tonight we will tend growing season, especially west of town. >> parents getting the kids out the door tomorrow, make sure they are bundled one the hat,
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gloves, scarf, the heavy jacket because the temperatures will be cold, even in the city where we'll be above freezing, it's still going to be cold. by recess time about 55 degrees and tomorrow afternoon we'll top out around 59. it will be cool but we won't have the wind. and the temperature trend will be on the up and up. in the mid section of the country the milder air will be pushing east. tomorrow 59 and by tuesday 66 degrees. so as you are geth out to the polls on tuesday, we'll start off in the 40's. temperatures a little cool but not as cold as tomorrow morning and climbing into the 60's. 68 midweek. rain moves in thursday, 62. one good thing about us falling back, some of our computer models come in earlier, friday
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even though there is a chance for rain, some of that pushes that out of here. it may be rainy on thursday and next weekend so far, so good. maybe a few showers pushing in sunday. but temperatures will be in the 50's. >> coming up residents of one neighborhood are angry about new construction. but the size of this shome only art of why they are
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>> d.c.'s real estate market is starting a new trend with popup houses. one popup in northwest has neighbors upset for a different reason. >> the work site is idle once again after neighbors of this three condo popup complained yet again. the structure is now taller than the which i am 234i on the home next door. >> there could be carbon monoxide coming back into my home. >> because of this new building? >> yes. >> we called the builder. the stop work order said he pail to make her chimney 23 feet tall so it clears his building. >> i have this ugly tall building next to me, why would i want an ugly tall which i am noy accommodate him? >> on the other side a furious
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78-year-old. >> i didn't know they could do that here in d.c.. >> just home from the hospital. >> what's the need me paying this kind of money for this house and there is a crack right there? >> she ander are grandson complained the builder rushed the project and did not fill the holes. >> we've caught eight mice because they didn't fill the holes. >> he's talking about picketing. >> nobody is listening. >> alexandria is no longer ticketing people who put for sale signs on cars parked on city streets for now. it comes amid a lawsuit accusing the city of violating frequent speech rights. deputy city attorney says is the ordinance is designed to keep people from blocking traffic to
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check out a car. >> many people don't have off street parking of their own so on street parking becomes a hot issue. we want to be sensitive to that and give community time to tell us how they feel about this ordinance. >> it's not going to change our strategy. i'm going forward until the law is no longer on the books. >> policy review before he filed the lawsuit. the no for sale sign ordinance dates back to 1963. >> now a 7 on your side consumer alert. the trade commission is suing at&t for slowing down internet speeds. it's called throttling. they failed to tell customers it would reduce data speeds if they went over a certain amount in a billing cycle. a lawyer for at&t calls the allegations baseless. >> cost coe will not compete for sales this thanksgiving.
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instead the warehouse retailer is giving employees the day off. the company says that employees deserve to spend the holliday with their families. nordstrom and game stop will be closed although game stop plans to open at midnight on friday. closed although game stop plans to open at midnight on friday. technica
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after filling out their hogan iquestionaire, aight. hogan was awarded an a- from the nra. but now he refuses to release his responses. the nra opposes comprehensive background checks. they want to weaken maryland's gun safety laws. even support letting suspects on the fbi terror watch list buy guns. on gun safety and terror, the nra is wrorong. hogan gets an a- from the nra. on protecting maryland, we just can't trust him.


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