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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accura announcer: now, abc seven news at noon on your side. jummy: and we began with metro proposing some unpopular moves to deal with its budget and safety issues. this morning, the board plans to discuss a plan that would result in higher fares, a longer wait time, and even job loss. our poll question -- would you support higher fares? let us know what you think. meanwhile, john gonzalez is at
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with the latest. john: jummy, there is a budget meeting going on as we speak inside of metro headquarters in northwest d.c. transit officials figuring out how to deal with an operating deficit next year of close to $300 million. if you ask general manager paul whitfield, he will tell you he wants to cut 1000 jobs and raise fares once again. he wants to make more changes to rail service. chairman, jack evans, threw a wrench into the plants, recommending the federal government should take over. about a mile from here, earlier today, we were over at mount lebanon baptist church, where metro's largest union gathered with spiritual leaders to oppose the chairman's idea, and discuss what they call a death spiral budget. paul whitfield's plan includes
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bus routes, and a five cent to $.25 rate increase. >> the riders that ride in the system are part of the community, and the workers that live in the jurisdictions -- that is too responsible -- who is responsible for the system, not the federal government. >> it is ridiculous. you cannot before statehood and the control board at the same time. john: cha board to the control board that took over the d.c. counsel in the early-19 90's. the board is discussing this right now. they will vote on this in march. reporting live, northwest washington, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. jummy: johnny, thank you. we want to get to breaking news out of fairfax county where there has been another incident of shots fired into a home. jeff goldberg is live on the scene in west springfield with
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the scene cleared out. a call came in at about 9:10 this morning about somebody hearing what they thought was a gunshot going into the house with the paneling that you can see to the side here. a big response from fairfax fire and rescue. also the police say they arrived on scene. nobody was inside the home at the time the incident happened. however, police did get information four dogs were the homeowner arrived at this home on holford lane. no threat, all clear -- the homeowner did come out, seeming upset, yelling about neighbors overreacting, gave us a not -so-kind jester about being in the area. police just clearing out, so we can assume, perhaps, the
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the broken glass officers found when the call came in. we will get more answers and bring it to you later. police clearing out. no threat to the public. seems like an all-clear situation here in west spencer. julie, back to you in -- jummy: --jummy, back to you in the studio. jummy: let's talk about the weather. the calendar says fall, but you would not know it. doug: pleasant to enjoy right now, but it will change due to the cold front. rain moving to the northwestern viewing areas. a quick zoom in, to give you a lapse to show you the motion is to the south and east. the heavy-duty stuff is to the north and east, and it will stay there. in futurecast, pockets of brief, moderate, rain, maybe a rumble of thunder. most of it should move out when clearing. the model shows more rain
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developing a wave of low pressure. that should keep additional rain far of the metro area. breezy at times. maybe an isolated rumble of thunder. well into the 70's today. we will slowly cool off tonight and tomorrow. it will feel like november. we will check the weekend for you. jummy: in five days, it will election day, and hillary clinton and donald trump are on the attack, taking shots at each other's character. both candidates are deploying resources around the country, trying to grab every vote that is still available. polls remain tight with clinton holding a slightly. maggie is in northwest washington with the latest. maggie: it is crunch time for both candidates. the campaigns are pulling out all the stops.
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days to go, donald trump celebrating in florida, and hillary clinton counting her chances in arizona. sec. clinton: this state is in play for the first time in years. maggie: both key battleground states that show the race could go either way. the national tracking poll shows clinton of two, 47% to 45%. as the candidates crisscrossed the country, my colleagues are with them every step of the way. carolina with a trump campaign. karen: we landed in north carolina where donald trump has two rallies to he has his work cut out for him. the latest poll has clinton up by three point. maggie: he wants to stay on message, even giving himself some advice on stage. mr. trump: stay on point, donald. stay on point. no side tracks, donald. nice and easy.
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clinton is armed with her heavy-hitters. president obama: we have work to do to finish what we started eight years ago. maggie: four donald trump, is a family affair. >> he will do well here. maggie: in pennsylvania, we will hear from the lonnie a trump in her first speech -- melania trump in her first speech of the campaign. the clinton campaign also has a big night. tim kaine will be in giving a speech entirely in spanish. in northwest, maggie rulli, abc 7 news. jummy: early voting and sit a in maryland, and in a new poll, 67% -- 65% asked agreed with the sentiment the system is rigged against them. sam sweeney has more with what voters are saying at the polls. sam: good afternoon. the clock is ticking. you have until 8:00 to get your vote in for early voting.
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voting well underway. there has been a steady crowd for much of the day. that is the story, really, across the state. more than 300 thousand people have participated in early-voting this year, compared to 2012. we should mention in 2012 we were dealing with superstorm sandy, and election officials say three times as many democrats have come out so far, versus republicans. we have the u.s. senate re, the baltimore city council, and then, of course, the presidential race. we reached out to voters here in forest bill to hear what brought them out for early voting. >> it was wonderful. this is so much easier than waiting for the regular voting day, and i wanted to make sure my vote is counted. >> i usually vote on election day, but this time i was not sure i would be able to make it. >> i did not want to fight the crowds, even though there is a
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do what you got to do. sam: remember, the polls closed tonight at 8:00 p.m. if you do not make it before then, you have to come out on election day. for those living in the sea, early voting ends tomorrow. jummy: new information on the war on terror -- today we have learned two u.s. service members have been killed in afghanistan. nato says the soldiers came undefi mission with afghan forces. the u.s. military has not released the names of the service members or what unit they serve in. meanwhile, iraqi troops have entered most of for the first time since 2013, slowly moving to the city, trying to clear out islamic militants that have had control of most of for two years . this comes as a leader of isis issued a rare message urging fighters to keep up the flight
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happening today, the father who's three euros son brought a loaded gun into school will appear in court. he dropped his son off at school with a security guard. the guard checked the boys back, looking for his id, but instead found the gun. the attorney said the boy stand -- stayed with his grandmother and another adult the night before. coming up on abc 7 news at noon going strong in chicago. the cubs are world series champions. a look back at what some are calling the greatest game in baseball history. also coming up, a bus out of control, smashing into a house, but the wild scene was not the fault of the driver. we will show you what happened. later, why the possibility of gondolas over the potomac river has moved one step closer to becoming a reality. janie?
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each direction to it we have the left lane blocked. be careful. stay to the right side. as we pull out, mostly in the green. slowing, third street tunnel. we are still in the 30's. not bad shape. if you are traveling along the back -- capital beltway, this is where you will be pace-wise. 50's and 60's. this is near bradley boulevard. as we look at 270, that stretch toward germantown -- 55 miles per hour is the average. you get an idea here near falls
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announcer: you are watching abc 7 news at noon on your side. joe buck: this is going to be a tough play. bryant -- the cubs win the world series! jummy: and there it is. and now we want to take you live. this is happening right now outside of wrigley field there in chicago. you can still see plenty of people out there continuing to celebrate what was an historic win for the cubs last night. those rejoicing today. their team has won the world series for the first time since 1908. you can see the marquee reads "world series champions." they are returning home after a game-seven win filled with drama and plenty of late-night her relics. ryan burrow is in chicago. ryan: the world series champions arrived in wrigley field this morning, after flying home from cleveland. joe: the cubs win the world
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in the making. chicago cubs defying the odds, beating the cleveland indians in game seven of the world series. >> i cried -- i cry like a little kid. it had not been done in a century. to be a part of this, it is a blessing. >> chicago, i love you. i love you. thanks for the love and we are world series champions, baby, yeah! ryan: it was torturous. on geraldo chapman, but the indians rallied. joe: at the wall -- it is gone! ryan: including a game-tying two -run hit. the cubs regrouped. after a 700 minute rain delay, they pushed two runs across in
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valuable player, been sold this. the indians would not give up. they fell short when michael martinez grounded out to chris bryant, to end the longest championship drought in baseball history. chicago is erupting overnight. thousands of fans celebrating, soaking up the win that has been in the making for over a century. jummy: and even the most famous for the cubs. president obama sent out a tweet saying -- "that is change even this south-sider could believe in. want to come to the white house before i leave?" i'm sure the team would say well. -- say yes. probably the most beloved members of the cubs was harry
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then he would have sent -- said finally. then he would have gone to wrigleyville, had a budweiser, or about 12 of them. jummy: dozens of fans lost their emotion after the game, and one man lost his pants. oh, goodness. for some reason one guy thought it would be a good idea to celebrate and pull down his pants. you see him in his underpants. doug: i am guessing his jummy: i am sure it was not anything he had to drink, or anything like that. doug: chicago deserves a celebration let that. it has been a long time. jummy: when the nationals win the world series, please, everyone, keep your pants on. doug: good point. we are enjoying warm weather for another day. it will change tomorrow. today's transition day -- a cold front comes in, we get some rain.
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foliage contest we have been running at abc 7 run by the weather team. we will pick a team -- winner. tomorrow, it will be announced. the this entry -- this is beautiful. from frederick, downtown, baker park, spectacular color and resolution. the cow call the pond is -- look how calm the pond is, the lake is. you still have time -- send it to us at we will announce the winner tomorrow and send out some mementos from your friends here on the stormwatch 7 team. 80 in frederick brick. 79 in andrews. 73 at reagan national. everyone else much normal -- much more normal. the rain is moving through northern suburbs. the cold front will push the south and east.
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if the timing works out, we will have two bands coming through -- the first one before the rush-hour, the second before the talent, and eventually clearing out -- tail and, and eventually clearing out. tomorrow, breezy, sunny, chile, after near-80 today. we will probably only get to 60 at best. will tomorrow -- good at the bus stop. breezy through the day. 57 at recess. 60 of dismis election day looks great. the five and sunshine. showers possibly on wednesday. a little reminder here about the clock -- saturday evening, before you go to bed, turned the clock's back one hour, as we fall back to eastern standard time. the sunset changes by one hour between saturday and sunday. jummy: not too bad. like i said yesterday, i will enjoy the extra hour to soak it
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jummy: well, this is some wild, must i can see video out of texas. it shows a bus smashing into a home after being t-boned by a truck smashing into a stop sign. the drama does not end. another camera captures to people in the truck leaving the scene. the driver remained behind. police are investigating. ok. coming up on abc 7 news at noon --how does a gondola over the potomac sound? we will tell you what a new potomac sound? we will tell you what a new study says about the hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me."
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donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. vo: here's the last thing washington needs. amie hoeber. a reckless tea party partisan. hoeber will defund planned parenthood, threatening cancer screening. said she'd invade iraq again if given the chance, and hoeber has fought for a global increase of chemical weapons. a family man and entrepreneur, he built two respected maryland business, creating thousands of jobs. in congress, he puts working for us ahead of partisan politics. john: i'm john delaney
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jummy: -- >> vote track 2016 is in maryland, focusing on upper montgomery county, specifically the germantown area. today is the last day for early voting in the state of maryland. the polls are open until 8:00 p.m. tonight, and already we are hearing about lines at polling locations across the state. already, turnout has been very high. another thing we at in montgomery county is the significant latino vote -- the issues that matter to latino voters, and, in fact, their concerns there may be attempts to intimidate them at the polls. we will be talking about that this afternoon. we will be live at the germantown rec center at 4:00 p.m.,, at 6:00 p.m. if you want to stop by and say hello, we would love to see you. in montgomery county, brad bell reporting.
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over the potomac river could become a reality -- a proposal says the building of a gondola is feasible. it would cost between 80 and $90 million and take two years to build. the proposal and visuals and four-minute ride with cabins coming every 60 seconds. each would hold eight to 12 people. a public meeting will be held at the georgetown theater tonight at 8:00 at -- in northwest washington. for moms, this evening, a panel of medical experts is here to ask -- answer any questions you have about childbirth. expert advice -- tune in to abc 7 news starting at 4:00 p.m. to find out how you can participate and called in a -- on our 7 on
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getting credit on social media for calling the world series two years ago, producing the cubs and the indians would play in the world series in 2016, and also said there would be a game seven that would go into extra innings. the lifting the tweet got wrong is that the world would end before the game was decided. doug: close to it. showers with a cold front.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of r wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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>> welcome to hometown heroes week. for us, this week is all about paying tribute to some very special people who've done some truly amazing things. you can't put a price on the things these people have done, but a million dollars isn't a bad place to start. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] ? ? welcome, everybody. it's hometown heroes week on "who wants to be a millionaire." i love this week. today's hometown hero received global attention as the pediatrician who was the whistleblower who exposed the flint, michigan water crisis. today we are celebrating her efforts by giving her a shot at $1 million. from flint, michigan, please welcome dr. mona hanna-attisha.


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