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red line being shut down to single tracking. now we're tom the service has been restored. -- we are told the service of been restored. that is once again the problem, and it was a very trying morning for many folks, especially at stations like this one where we are live, gallery place, chinatown. crowding busyople sidewalks. buses were requested to get people around the closure and around the mass, but these buses arrive few and far between. smoke reported just after 7:30 this morning between farragut north and metro center. commuters left stranded for over an hour, many deciding to walk two other stations. >> there is nobody out here from metro telling us what to do. we are just standing here.
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where the buses? we have been waiting 45 minutes. where are the buses? this stretch of the bread line here in downtown d.c. reopened at around 9:00 this morning but then closed again for about half an hour so the repairs can be made. metro, the emergency response team working with d.c. fire investigators to find the source of the problem. they have found it, they have made repairs, and we are told thiservice is restored afternoon. reporting live, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. lindsey: john, thank you. don't forget -- you can get text alerts as we continue to monitor the development with metro. make sure to sign up on /texts. workers at dulles and reagan national airport walked off the job. the protesters are calling violations of federal labor laws by the
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ryan hughes is live at reagan national with what they are upset about. ryan? ryan: lindsey, good afternoon. these workers are protesting and walking off the job one week after getting a significant a race. today is not about the money -- it is about respect. you can hear the chants. they have been going at this for little over an hour. hundreds of contracted service workers are protesting what they say are federal labor violations against their employer. the union is accusing the company of interrogating, harassing workers. vp of the union says this has been going on for two years, and some workers were even fired. now they are sending a big message by striking. we did something good last week, which was to change -- take a step in
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don't have job security, we need union representation. back live, this is only a 24-hour strike. anyomers should not notice difference in operation. there's another rally this afternoon. live at reagan national airport, ryan hughes, abc 7 news. you.ey: ryan, thank turning to the weather, sunshine peeking through. chief meteorologist doug hill is here with how hot it is going to get. doug: it will get into summertime levels in many areas. some areas west of washington, warmer metro areas east on the cloudy side you're not bad at all. plenty of sunshine, but kind of a thin cloud cover. 77, 75 ate wise, noon,
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66 in annapolis. it will be a warm afternoon. low to mid 80's for high temperatures across the region. satellite and radar shows a cold front to the west. that will move in later on this evening. look for clouds to increase tonight and sometime after midnight, maybe a few passing showers or rumble of thunder. we will check the weekend and the next 12 days for you and about 10 minutes, lindsey. lindsey: thank you. scotland yard say police in london have arrested a nearith knives parliament. he is being detained under britain's terrorism act. after fourmonths people, including a police officer, were killed in the same area. this is parliament's last day in session before the country for the election. more breakinne
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in delaware, the suspect accused of killing a state trooper is dead. sam sweeney has been following the story all morning. he is a happy live desk with the latest. sam: that state trooper was stephen ballard. he graduated from bowie and that she grew up in buoy and graduated from bowie high school . eller phillies had been in a tense standoff with the man -- delaware police had been in a with the man. on that long, the suspect had fired random shots at police. at point, officers also detonated explosives around at home. the barricade situation started after the suspect shot trooper ballard in a wawa parking lot. trooper ballard was approaching a suspicious car. the suspect exited the car, opened
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killing trooper ballard for no apparent reason. a press conference will be at 1:30 this afternoon where we asked that to learn much more about the situation. from the live desk, sam sweeney, abc 7 news. lindsey: today's date 98 of the trump presidency, and this afternoon, the president will sign an executive order, creating an accountability office of the me department of veterans affairs. kenneth moton has more. search: today, the continues for specifics in president trump's tax plan. pres. trump: a great plan to put people back to work. a spokesperson making the rounds today come on "gma," touting reforms. >> people are tired of waiting much complexity, and this is also about making business taxes
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american jobs. kenneth: the proposal will cut tax rates for individuals and simple fight attack scope, reducing the number of tax brackets from seven to three. trump's plan will also get rid of estate taxes and double the standard deduction. for married couples, that means the first $24,000 earned will be tax-free. george: can you guarantee no one in the middle class will pay more? >> that is our objective. george: is it a guarantee? >> i cannot make guarantees until this is done in on the president's desk. kenneth: the democrats claiming working families will be hit hard while the wealthy, like the president, benefit. forhis is a wish list billionaires, trickle-down all over again. kenneth: we do not know how the president will benefit since he has not released his tax returns. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. lindsey: new information on
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park. investigators now believe that fire that gutted a building under construction was accidental. firefighters remain on the scene, even today, putting out flareups and hotspots. there is no word on the exact cause. no one was hurt in that fire. coming up on abc 7 news at noon, another airline under fire after a passenger is pulled off a flight. what happened, and the airline's response. >> run, run. oh, my god! lindsey: caught on camera -- a road crewsends a scrambling to safety with moments to spare. how a quick thinking driver helped warn them of the danger. later, bring on round 2 -- another night of playoff pressure as the caps get ready for pittsburgh. before we had to break, let's get a check of traffic with angela foster. angela: on the roads for this
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zones all around the area. the decentvantage of weather, forced her to traveling i-270, northbound will impact your ride heading into frederick. hyattstown, slowing with construction zone cured on our maps, we're not seeing a whole lot of red, but we have a problem on 50 cured a troubling, delays back to 202. our cameras are showing you delays on the capital beltway. we have a work zone on both the inner and outer loop loop of the l word -- the capital beltway, blocking a lane in each direction. interstate 95 not doing too bad, heading into stafford, westbound, northbound at court house road.
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at noon, on your side. >> i need more information, sir. >> i have not done anything. i paid for this ticket. lindsey: another airline incident caught on camera. a man says he was kicked off a delta plane that was preparing for takeoff because he took a bathroom break. he says the milwaukee-bound flight from atlanta was delayed on the tarmac for over an hour. he could not any longer to use the restroom. when multiple employees can look to him, a fellow passenger began to record. eventually, he agreed to leave, and was greeted by fbi agents. >> after our conversation, realized that some of the language that was
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the language associated with my name was not accurate. lindsey: hamilton said delta refunded him part of his ticket costs but left him to find his own way back to milwaukee. meanwhile, united airlines is taking action after this incident when a passenger was violently old off a flight. the airline is making changes to make sure it never happens again. suzanne kennedy has more. lessne: this move comes than three weeks after an incident with a passenger went viral, rocking consumer confidence with the airline. this cell phone video shows 59-year-old dr. david dao being forcibly removed from an aircraft. there are changes made overnight after reviewing the incident and procedures. the airline raised the limit customers will be paid for getting off a seat from $350 to $10,000. the airline will reduce but not eliminate overbooking. it will stop using police to remove passengers from an
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already-seeded customers will not have to give up their seats seatsoluntarily -- in voluntarily, and the airline wilson passengers to another airport to get pastors to their destination. customers were looking forward to their trip, they were not looking forward to flying united. >> i want to put my money behind , how they treat their clients. i work in a customer service industry. you want to support people who treat their customers well. >> having known before, we probably would not have booked with united. suzanne: the airline's ceo understands why passengers arcs upset and police some may be choosing other airlines. he hopes the move will go a long way towards shoring up consumer confidence. at dulles international airport, suzanne kennedy, abc 7 news. lindsey:
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from northern california -- a massive rockslide sends a highway crew scribbling for safety. the footage was caught by a driver on the road. fortunately, no one was hurt. that is a close call. doug: wow. and at nighttime, too. here, nothing excited like that. we have sunshine, warmer temperatures. initially, a very warm touch of summer heading our way. it is underway as we speak. take a look at what is happening around the area, one of our weatherbug cameras in bethesda, 77 degrees. ande is some haze cloudiness, but the sun is shining through, warming is a quickly. during the rest of the afternoon, i think everyone in the viewing area will be under mostly sunny skies. the places are cooler, places with cloudiness hanging on. frederick 66, but 79
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luray. it will be a warm day, plenty of sunshine, heading to the lower to middle 80's this afternoon. tonight, after sunshine -- sunset, clouds roll in. the culprit could deliver a few showers to the area. we will track this eastward to the evening hours. in fact, futurecast gets us through seventh: 30 tonight -- gets us through 7:30 tonight, still around the 80 degree mark with south and southeasterly winds keeping it warm and kind of muggy, too. move tonight, the showers across interstate 81, and we get to midnight, that is when the front and showers will come through. could be a brief downpour, rumble of thunder, but these are pretty aggressive.
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in the out of the picture quickly. back to another warm and sunny day tomorrow. the apple blossom festival kicks off in winchester tomorrow. warm and humid, upper 80's, afternoon thunderstorms saturday and a bit cooler, clouds, mid-70's in winchester on sunday. our extended outlook now, warm, warm, warmer the next few days, cooler on sunday with easterly wind, warmer again with increasing chances of showers and thunderstorms on monday, and then tuesday and wednesday, just about perfect weather for early may, and then we get into the end of the week, and changes. it looks like a pretty large pattern change that will drop temperatures only to the upper 50's to around 60 by the end of next week and next weekend. we will keep an eye on that. maybe it will change, maybe it won't. lindsey: the next round of nhl playoffs kicks off tonight at the capitals center. the penguins knocked out the caps in the same round last year. the games start at 7:30.
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from round two of the playoffs. an electric night in the verizon center. the wiz regaining the lead in their series against the hawks. they beat atlanta 103-99, putting them up in the series 3-2. tipoff is set for 7:30 tomorrow night. if you go to any playoff games, we want to see your pictures you can upload them on -- . the eagles need names, and you can decide what they are you can vote at here are the names you can choose from -- breath and traveler commander's and persevere a, clever raccoon and friend to all, and then casper and jasper. you can vote all day today and tomorrow. we will announce the winning names tomorrow morning -- monday
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washington." still ahead on abc 7 news at noon, crazy about exercise? a new report is highlighting
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lindsey: 7 on your side 7 is on your side in health matters -- working out and whether you can become addicted to it. researchers say exercise addiction is real and it can be dangerous. justin palmer has the details. reporter: catherine sure iver always enjoyed exercising until she felt like she could not live without it. >> and became something that was very obsessive and it dominated my thoughts all the time. reporter: she had an exercise
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>> at my worst come i would go to the gym or do something typical about three times a day. reporter: the disorder outlined in a new report by the "british medical journal." >> exercise addiction is a compulsive relationship with exercise that has negative consequences. specialistsdiction think it triggers endorphins in the brain. this is not be healthy exercise are committed by doctors. when people do this, they have injury, skip out on family, their workout goals have gone too far. >> i have to bring this many calories. reporter: catherine was even exercised injured, back at the gym after diagnosed with two stress fractures and a back injury. exercise warm exercise addiction can occur when and without food issues. >> it has nothing to do with achieving a goal. it was just an endless cycle of obsession. reporter: she had always
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self esteem issues, and working out took away those feelings. >> the number one psychological propellant beyond all additional behavior is shame. reporter: she sought therapy, and today, the 28-year-old is able to exercise without it becoming an obsessive habit. >> what is different now is i revolve my life around my life, not around exercise. lindsey: and as we head to break, here is a live look outside. warm today with more heat
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lindsey: starbucks plans to open what is believed to be its largest location ever in chicago. the starbucks reserve roaster he is expected to open in 2019. it will feature rare, smallbatch coffee from around the world as well as fresh baking on-site. starbucks opened its first non-seattle location in the windy city nearly 30 years ago. four-story starbucks. who would have guessed? if you want some are weathering we get a taste of it. we will hit 85 with plenty of sunshine, isolated shower, a rumble of thunder tonight with a cold front.tomorrow, warm and dry , 85. lindsey: thank you for joining us this midday. be sure to watch abc 7 news at 4:00. have a great day.
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