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is so important and very dear to your heart. >> i've had an opportunity to meet some of the young people who benefit from the services and the support that the covenant house washington precipitations. tonight was an opportunity to show solidarity with homeless youth in d.c. we'll tell you much more about how the night went and how the money that was raised tonight is used by covenant house. >> looking forward to that, aaron and we want to talk about a forecast. we'll have warm weather today and part of saturday and then the bottom the sleeveless jackets. >> you're right. saturday morning soccer games with the kids will be great, no problem. it is after lunch time that things get dicey tomorrow. a perfect reminder, have your nbc washington app ready to go to track the dropping temperatures as they come in here along with a rain chance on sunday afternoon. follow me on facebook under the heading of chuckbell4.
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airport. 34 in gaithersburg. 34 also in beautiful front royal virginia. lots of sunshine today. afternoon temperatures will reach into the upper 60s and low 70s today. we'll detail exactly how low we'll go by sunday morning coming up in a few more minutes. for now, melissa mollet, it is looking good. beltway troubles? >> inner loop before 202, chopper 4 was just over this. you don't have to worry about that too much. inner loop before 202. southbound 270 before have the crash on the shoulder. we are seeing delays but the actual accident shouldn't be blocking any lanes or anything like that. chopper 4 on the way to this. 66 west at the toll road. we're seeing delays inbound as well. traffic getting by westbound 66 at the toll road in the far left or right i should say, lane, only. left lane gets by that deer crash, travel times in ten minutes. >> your time is 6:02.
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>> news4 megan mcgrath is live at the sheriff's office with details on what we could learn today. megan, this is a hard story. >> oh it is a heartbreaking story and there are a lot of unanswered questions but we are expecting to get more information from the sheriff's department later today, perhaps including the names of the people who were killed in this murder-suicide. four people found dead, two of the now, the grim discovery was made yesterday morning at a home in the windsor forest subdivision in stafford county. a 35-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman, a five-year-old girl and an 18 month old girl. the sheriff's department says that this was a domestic situation, that there is no threat to the larger community, that they consider this to be or believe this is a
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something like this could happen where they live. >> shocked. trying to figure out what was going on, it is a quiet neighborhood. this sort of thing doesn't happen. >> and we are expecting to get more information later on today from the sheriff's department. of course, we'll be following this story closely. back to you in the studio. >> thank you. we have an update for you on the fight to retake mosul. one soldier killed forces move into the eastern districts of the city today. they're working on retaking each district of the city from isis one at a time. so far, only a few eastern districts are under their control. bad weather temporarily halted the offensive because planes couldn't support troops from the air. president obama is in germany holding one of his final meetings with foreign heads of state. the leaders of france, spain,
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were there as well. we believe president-elect donald trump's administration is one of the issues they're discusses. president obama says the u.s. still considered the nato alliance a cornerstone of the security. the woman accused of killing a teen outside a metrobus will appear in court once again. the defense will ask the judge to consider setting bail for kyla jones. prosecutors say jones stabbed khalia minor to death last month in the jones is claiming self defense. she says minor threatened her and stole her cell phone. also in court, a 17-year-old facing two murder charges will be arraigned. maurice bellamy is charged with shooting of an off duty secret service officer arthur baldwin junior. bellamy and another man tried to rob the victim last december. bellamy is also charged for allegedly killing 15-year-old davonte washington at the
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indictment yesterday. bellamy was already in police custody. 6:05 now this morning, we're hearing the frightening 911 call a maryland woman made after she was attacked by a bear. karen osborne was walking down her daughter's driveway in fredrick county wednesday night and before she knew it, she had come between a mama bear and her cubs. osborne punched the bear a couple of times and fell into a fetal position and managed to >> my arms are broken, my leg is broken, i think, i'm chewed on the back on my head. >> osborne is still recovering from the attack this morning, she needed 78 stitches and has a broken arm. the department of natural resources tracked down the bear and euthanized her. the cubs were set free. two men have been arrested for their role in a deadly home invasion that we first brought you through chopper 4.
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on muncaster mill road. paramedics tried to save michael lone's life. montgomery county police arrested muhammad surleaf with murder. tamar was also arrested. i a secret service officer is expected to survive after getting h he was hit near 17th street and new york avenue. the driver is from upper marlboro snd is charged with driving without a license. his name has not been released but you can look at the damage there on the windshield. at last check, the officer was listed in serious condition. several headlines we're following as president-elect donald trump's transition is in effect. he selected michael flynn as his national security advisor. flynn still has not accepted
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former republican nominee mitt romney this week. they traded insults during the campaign but nbc news says they will talk about romney as a potential pick for secretary of state. prince george's county public school leaders are urging parents to talk to their kids about staying in the classroom. the district caught wind of plans for a mass walk out to protest the presidential election. it says those absences will not be excused. the school district intent of the walk out. it is a matter of student safety. sleeping on the streets, that is a reality for hundreds of youth in our area. prominent d.c. folks, celebrities, did the same thing. >> including our own aaron gill -- gilchrist who joins us live. you get to go home, go to the
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these kids. >> so many of us tried to raise money for covenant house of washington to make sure this organization is able to do what it does to help young people who need the help. identify want to turn now to the executive director of covenant house washington, we appreciate you coming out this morning, what are your thoughts? how do you feel the night went? >> you know, we're excited about how the night went and i appreciate you actually sleeping out with us. we had 112 sleepers out here all night sense of what it feels like for a young person who doesn't have a choice. this was a fundraiser for us, our annual fundraiser being done in 27 cities across the country and canada tonight really raising funds in this regard. we're pleased with the night but we still need additional funds because it is a costly venture to actually support our most vulnerable young people. >> i was going to say, what is the end game for you? you have kids, young people who come to you and they need all
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most who walk in our doors, we have over 1,000 each year come with nothing more than the shirt on the backs. we start with the basics, food, we serve 62,000 meals last year to young people who were hungry. we connect them to education, we actually connect them to jobs in their process. we sent 21 young people to college this year, housing is the major first piece of this. we give housing to 100 young people and their children every night in >> thank you. we appreciate you and i'm glad i was able to be a part of this. we'll be working together for years to come. i can tell you that for sure. i think this is a great cause and at the bottom of the hour, i'll have more on my reflections from this night, sleeping out on the street. >> all right, aaron, we're looking forward to it. good work out there. thank you. >> i'm molette green at the live desk. we're watching big news out of
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earth this morning. they spent a month a board that country's space station. the longest mission to outer space, china telling us this morning, both of these astronauts are in good health. china is building up the space program and considering a mission to the moon. back to you. thank you. new details about the fire that engulfed a popular food truck and sent several workers to the >> a police officer caught on camera punching a woman. why did he do it? the day is starting off feeling like winter but it could feel like spring later today. gl when her birth mother picked us, it felt like finding out like i was pregnant. >> i can't handle this. >> have you met the newest member of melissa's family and now you'll hear what it took to
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he gets a lot of compliments. he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, ?thank you for serving our country? and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the military community by the end of 2017.
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6:14 on a friday morning, getting ready to get outside and enjoy the weather today. nothing to worry about. sunny and mild. great weather for high school football. tomorrow afternoon, after 2:00 or 3:00, the wind picks up and the rain moves in. your saturday night will be windy, wet, and cold and sunday will be the middle of winter than what we've become accustomed to. football tonight, temperatures will be in 50's for the games tonight. great weather there. the redskins and packers on sunday afternoon, doug and i will be out at gate h collecting donations for food for families. bring us nice, canned goods to donate to the cause. layer up. temperatures will be in the 30s by the time the game is coming to an end. and travel weather, tuesday and wednesday, no big storms coming our way. you should be able to get out of
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minutes. melissa mollet has trouble on 66. >> westbound 66 at the toll road chopper 4 over the scene now. the crash has cleared out of the way. but we have delays westbound, a little bit of a slow down inbound as well. southbound 270 before 85, that crash has just disappeared. take a look now at travel times. 270 south germantown to the spur is okay. 66 and 95 looking okay as well. listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you this morning, we know more about the food truck fire on the gw campus this week. investigators think human error is to blame. this all happened on wednesday. d.c. fire investigators tell us one of the workers tried to refuel the truck's generator while the truck was running and that sparked a huge fire. three employees of the house of falafel were hurt, two critically. we're told the truck was up to date on all of the inspections.
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him in the groin while he was trying to arrest her. what followed was captured on cell phone video. >> you cannot arrest me. >> hey, you can't hit a girl like that. >> this happened wednesday night in flagstaff. police say the officer went to the woman's home because she received an eviction notice. the woman says she never touched the officer. she has been arrested assaulting an officer and resisting an arrest. the officer is on leave pending an investigation. you may have to wait longer than planned for the tax refund. those who claim the earned income tax credit or additional child tax credit won't get their return until after february 15th. the irs says the move is to prevent refund fraud. >> someone is happy.
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world. this is loki loving the snow in colorado. this is not his first snow fall. he is sure acting like it is. we know people who act like this when the snow comes down. >> cue chuck bell. >> i don't usually go around with my tongue out but i'm excited to see snow for sure much we'll have snow flakes in the w night. that will be the first chance for snow. the mention of witnessing changes coming in the weather. get your nbc washington app downloaded and ready to go. follow me on facebook or twitter. i'll keep you ahead of the big changes as they come in over the weekend. friday morning starts out typically chilly in the 30s in the sub yeshs to 40 degrees downtown. leesburg, 73, la plata,
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tomorrow is when things get dicey. no problem in the morning. the soccer games tomorrow morning, nothing to worry about. 67 degrees at noon tomorrow but by 4:00 in the afternoon, passing showers and by 8:00, temperatures in the 30s and 40s with a wind which could be exceeding 40 miles an hour at times. here is the rain on future weather. by 4:00, rain in the shenandoah valley. the blast of wind and rain comes through the heart of d.c. metro sunday will be wind whipped and cold and 40s at best staying breezy and chilly into monday and tuesday as well. melissa mollet is dealing with delays. >> dealing with delays. take a look here right now. chopper 4 over 66 and the beltway here this morning. you can see looking okay right here. 66 westbound near dulles toll road. still quite slow. 66 and 95 here as you're taking a look at the map.
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pretty normal this morning. gw parkway northbound before 123, left lane gets by there. bottom of the beltway, prince george's county into town, out of town, everything rolling along just fine. see you a few. >> thanks melissa. tomorrow is national adoption day across the country and there will be hundreds of ceremonies as children become part of their forever homes. >> and we know and love melissa so much here but she is going to share her personal story, a very special one about recen adopting her beautiful little girl whom we've all fallen in love with, that barrett may, love her to death and love you, too. >> thank you, thank you, too. all right, so, after years of losses and fertility treatments our family started thinking about adopting. here i go. we wanted another child. a sibling for our son and we were open to any race, a boy or a girl was fine, an older child or a foster care, a child in foster care or infant.
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was our perfect little love. >> we got the call on valentine's day. >> what is that. >> your daughter. >> what? >> when her birth mother picked us, it felt like finding out like i was pregnant. we made a book so that her birth mother could know about our family. barrett was born at the end of may and she is the most wonderful thing e my arms for the first time. >> it was all of the normal emotions we had with our son. >> i just adored her. >> when i look into her eyes, i feel like i recognize her, like i've known her for a long time. >> i see my daughter. i don't see my adopted child. >> for us, the adoption had some
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for people to do and i wish more people could do it. >> we already read her these books about adoption. >> they hoped and wished i would come. >> i think adoption would be a very good idea because you get to meet other people, fun, and two, you get to add someone to your family. > everything we went through led us to her because now i'm so, so grateful for it. people have said to us, wow, you saved her and what i say is no, she saved us. and i'll always say that. >> all right, i have so much to say about the process and to cry. at 11:00 a.m., i'm happy to
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we'll have a lot of fun talking about it today. i'll be more composed. i was nervous coming out here. >> it couldn't have happened to a nicer family. we love you and jake and brennan and now it is just the perfect fit, the perfect family. >> i know. >> this is how it was supposed to happen. >> i know our community appreciates you guys being so vulnerable to share this part of our lives and love on your little girl. >> thank you. >> free babysitting! >> i'm sorry! >> coming up, metror safety concerns. the changes some riders could see as early as today. >> when to shop and when to stop. the four things to know in order to score the best deal on your
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if you run over somebody, it's usually because you were driving too fast
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ways be alert. pedestrians don't come with airbags. mcdonald's is changing its
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this is a tough one here. >> how does the saying go? if it ain't broke, don't fix it. >> this is called the sriracha big mac. it is made with a special sriracha sriracha sauce. it is a fresh take on the sandwich. the big mac first rolled out in 1967. are we going to try it? >> i'll split one with you. >> we'll split one. >> there are a lot of we're working for you in the community to help provide food for more than 4,000 families. search food 4 families in the nbc washington app to donate or join us at the redskins game this sunday. join chuck, join doug. storm team4 will be at gate h along with storm ranger 4. say hello and bring a canned or boxed food item. plan to arrive early. there is always lots of traffic for a sunday night game and of course, that game will also be
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warm clothes as well. it will be chilly. >> safety shake up. metro pulls cars off the rails. learn how it could impact your commute. >> holiday strike. wrkers are ready to walk off the job at one of the busiest airports. >> enjoy it while you can. we're about to get slapped with a cold dose of reality. chuck returns with the four things you need to know about
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off the tracks. new safety concerns on metro triggers immediate reaction. ground stop, thanksgiving could hit the skids at a major airport hub. >> a night of sleeping on the streets so homeless youth in d.c. don't have to. i'm aaron gilchrist. a live report is just ahead. it is nice now but not for long. we are going to eventually be bracing for rain and windchills in the 20s. >> okay. but so let's look on the bright side of things, chuck. can we talk about the good news?
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it is going to be a beautiful friday to get outside today and you need to get out there and soak it in. a nice, clear sky this morning, it is on the cold side first thing but it will turn into a fantastic friday. great weather for your afternoon plans, friday night football. no problems. the blast of wind and rain arrives tomorrow afternoon. it will be a shiver filled sunday. redskins game where you're coming out to meet doug and i and give your donation to food for it may stay colder than average all the way to thanksgiving. how about a 35 plus degree jump in temperatures today. up near 70 by later this afternoon. we'll be talking more about outdoor planning activities, high school football and of course, the ten day forecast all between now and 7:00 a.m. stay with us. melissa mollet, good friday morning. >> a new problem here southbound 95. one lane blocked. also hearing about a problem at powder mill road at 220 this morning.
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northbound lanes, inner loop and outer loop of the beltway, okay right now but still have the problem causing slow downs. inner loop near 50. we'll take a look at that there in just a couple of minutes here this morning. travel times overall, looking pretty good. eun? >> thank you, melissa. we're following a developing story out of stafford county. investigators are looking for answers after a murder-suicide in the windsor forest community. this happened yesterday but we victims this morning. a man, woman, five-year-old and 18 month old are all dead. trump protests, prince george's county schools want the students to stay in class but hundreds could defy the calls for calm today. >> transition shake up. president-elect donald trump has offered retired lieutenant general michael flynn the chance to be his national security advisor and mitt romney is floated as a possible pick of
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foreign trip. next system, lima, peru. psychology ast will be at montgomery elementary schools. >> after a teacher was arrested on new sex abuse charges, john vigna was a teacher at cloverly elementary school. more students have now come forward. vigna taught at 2000 to 2016. he is still in jail this morning. a warning for those in fairfax county. department released a list of the 11 most dangerous roads in the county for pedestrians. here is a few of them. the areas have seen the most deadly or serious injury accidents involving pedestrians in the past five years. most of the crashes seem to happen in november and other winter months when there is less daylight. head to the nbc washington app
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news right now that could impact your thanksgiving holiday travel plans. employees at o'hare international airport have voted to go on strike. so far, 500 union workers committed to strike. the workers who plan to strike include baggage handlers, cabinet cleaners, janitors and wheelchair attendants. they're asking for $15 an hour wage. the strike would slow down but not shut down airport operations. back here at home. metro is dealing with anr issue this morning. the transit system is pulling all of the 4,000 series rail cars off the track immediately. >> news4 justin finch is live at the branch avenue metro station with more on why the cars have to go now. justin? >> reporter: erika, eun, good morning, this is all about safety, they say. metro says the 4,000 series was on track to come offline in a few years but after finding safety concerns, that is now
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here of the cars beginning to come offline yesterday all because of a concern that train operators could get wrong speed command. paul wiedefeld called for pulling the 4,000 series an abundance of series. the 4,000 series accounts for 82 cars. among the smallest in metro's fleet and one benefit, taking out the series could mean fewer train break downs back outhe crowded commutes. back in to you. >> thank you. and a big welcome to you to the news4 today team. >> that's right. you'll be seeing more of justin in the mornings. welcome to the team. sleeping out for a good cause. more than 100 local executives and celebrities waking up on the street. >> our aaron gilchrist was among them last night. he joins us live from covenant house washington. sleep out, good morning, aaron,
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>> reporter: a little tired. spending the night out on the street. you don't get to do a whole lot of sleeping and everyone has cleared out at this point, everyone has gone home. too many young people in this city don't get to say, that they're going home. covenant house estimates there are 650 homeless youth in washington d.c. and so that is it why when you look at the video. that is why we slept out in solidarity with those young people and to support covenant house in raising money to provide services, to provide housing, food, other services as well for youth who come to covenant house. we had redskins tight end vernian davis sleep out with us last night as well. here is what he had to say about why this was important for him. >> you come out here and sleep outside in a situation where it is cold and you don't know what to expect. it means a lot.
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>> he is absolutely right about that. there was a point at 2:30 this morning when it got so cold sleeping out here on a piece of card board and i wanted to get up and go inside. there are a lot of people all over the country who don't have that option and so that is why we were here and try to support covenant house. this is personal for me. some asked how they can donate as well. i put the information on my facebook page and we'll get the link up in the app as well this morning. >> thanks so much. the first major snow storm is about to hit millions. where some could see up to two feet. >> plan ahead and save now. the one that you should be shopping for right now to get the best holiday deals. a lot of unanswered questions and a tragic murder-suicide in stafford county. we are expecting more
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good morning, everybody, 6:40 now on a friday morning. grab the medium jacket. it is in the 30s in the suburbs, you will need sunglasses and short sleeves later on. today's high near 70 degrees. the bottom falls out. time out the change in temperatures and when the rain will stop your saturday afternoon activities. melissa mollet is tracking loop, inner loop, you're a little slow as you're passing 395 and inner loop also passed 50 slow because of the the issue there on the shoulder slowing things down. 270 south is okay. top of the beltway looking very typical. 95 over to 270 will take you 21 minutes instead of 12. 66 inbund. no worries. 95 northbound quantico to the beltway. that is slow. you're 15 minutes behind there. listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you
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the search for the secretary of state job could include one of donald trump's toughest critics. >> attacked by a bear. the calls for help by a woman dragged down in her driveway. >> i can't move.
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a murder-suicide. a mother, father, a 5-year-old and a baby. rivals reunion.
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>> get the snow, loki! welcome back. it is 6:45. now to this developing story in stafford county where four people were killed in a murder-suicide. >> and the youngest of them is just 18 months old. news4's megan mcgrath is live at the sheriff's office with details on what we could learn today. megan? >> well, we are expecting to get some more information from the sheriff's department this
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why did this happen? it is a heartbreaking story, a domestic related murder-suicide. four people were killed, including two young children. now, the grim discovery was made yesterday morning at a home in the windsor forest subdivision here in stafford county. four bodies found inside that house. a 35-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman, a five-year-old girl and an 18 month old girl. the sheriff's department says that t situation, that there is no threat to the larger community. they believe it to be a murder-suicide. we spoke to one neighbor. he didn't want to show his face on camera but he says everyone in the community is just stunned. >> something that you don't expect anywhere, let alone a place like this. >> reporter: and we are expecting an update, some more information from investigators
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is a story we'll continue to follow closely. back to you in the studio. >> megan, thank you. frightening 911 calls releaseafter a maryland woman was attacked by a bear and survived. karen osborne was walking down her daughter's driveway wednesday night and before she had known it, she had gotten between a mama bear and her cubs. she punched the bear and fell into a fetal position. she was able to call broken i think. >> osborne is recovering from that attack this morning. she needed almost 80 stitches and a broken arm. she asked the operator to tell her husband she loved him. the department of natural resources tracked down the bear, euthanized her. the cubs were set free. today, prince george's county public school leaders are urging parents to talk to their kids about staying in the
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montgomery county this week. the prince george's county police caught wind of plans for a walk out to protest the presidential election in prince george's county. the absences will not be excused. the school district says it is simply a matter of student safety. some major news coming out of trump tower. the president-elect made one big choice and could be considering a former gop presidential nominee for secretary of state, mitt romney is meeting with the pres days. this is being called a, quote, healing meeting because you probably remember romney called trump a phoney and fraud months ago. nbc news reports that this meeting will include a discussion about the secretary of state position. the other news from trump tower, trump selected retired lieutenant again michael flynn as his national advisor. this is video of flynn inside
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allied the news. it does not require confirmation from the senate. later today we'll get an update on the lawsuit against donald trump over the now defunct trump university. he is sued for fraud. the university was not an accredited school. the trial is scheduled to begin november 28th but trump's lawyers are delays it until after the inauguration. trump denies the claims against him. happening right his next stop, peru. his fair well tour of europe brings him from germany to lima next. the president is preparing to board air force one in germ ny. he just went inside moments ago. look at these pictures from the scene there. quite a formal ceremony on the tarmac. we told you when we came on the air this morning about him, his meeting in berlin, speaking with
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and the next u.s. president, of course, peru is the last stop on his final foreign trip of his term. erika? >> all right, thank you. developing now, no turkey on the table yet, but snow already falling in parts of the u.s. this is video from salt lake city utah. 7 million people across the country are under winter weather advisories and joining us live, now, is meteorologist mike seidel from the weather channel. i we're not even late noway and i'm seeing the flurries around you. beautiful scene. >> it is and you know it is not all that unusual to get the first snow storm up here in mid to late november but what has been unusual is how warm it has been for most of the country including back east in washington. there has been no snow until now.
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they will later on tonight. look at the pictures here through hours north of minneapolis, st. paul. snow sticking to the roadways. windshields around 40 and we're expecting a foot or more of wind driven snow as it piles up here in the north country of minnesota and and all the warm weather gets blown out of town. some of the cold air is headed back your way and i know chuck bell will have the chillier details back in washington to ly the snow will stay in this part of the world for now. erika? >> let's keep it there. mike seidel from the weather channel. thank you very much. that is too much reality for me. you know what i mean? >> you don't have to go all the way to minnesota to see the snow. it will be snowing in the mountains of west virginia. the oklahoma, west virginia game, this will be my first shocking taste of winter in awhile. if you'll be up there for the game, it will be way, super cold. do what i do when you need to be out of town and tracking the
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i'll be keeping ahead of the weather and the changings as will doug and everyone else. stay weather ready as big changes come our way for the weekend. clear skies, a beautiful friday morning. back down into the chilly 30s in the suburbs, 28 manassas, 28 warrenton. afternoon temperatures, upper 60s and low 70s. pure sunshine today. great weather for the high school football games tonight. not even cold for high school football tonight. 50s. there is the front that is bringing you the snow. mike is up there in grand rapids minnesota, northern minnesota. that is the cold front that arrives here during the day tomorrow. likely to reach the i-95 corridor mid to late afternoon. here it is on future weather. rain showers moving into the shenandoah valley as early as 2:00 or 3:00. rain coming into the city here between about 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 tomorrow evening. racing out of here it will be a quick shot of rain followed by
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mid-60s. this is 1:00 tomorrow afternoon. mid-60s. by 7:00, 8:00, tomorrow night. falling into the 40s to to the 30s by 11:00 p.m. and by then, windchills will be below freezing saturday night. windy and cold, all day sunday, come see doug and i at gate h at fedex field sunday afternoon before the big redskins packers game on sunday night football night in america. if the weather thing ever fails, you can voice some things over. chopper 4 at 95 south. had a deer struck right now. it is a little slow. no major problems here. inner loop after 50. crash on both shoulders on p the inner loop seeing delays on the inner and outer loop. rest of the loop looking good. maybe lighter volume. i'm always scared to say that. 66 is okay. taking a look now at prince george's county have the normal
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pennsylvania avenue actually looking okay. 270 here, west montgomery avenue in rockville, northbound, southbound, no problems and on 70 eastbound after 40, do have some lanes blocked because of a new problem there. guys? >> thank you. it is 6:54. the holiday season is just around the corner. >> and that means so is the busy shopping season. consumer reporter susan hogan joins us with an answer to a burning question a lot of you have this time of the year. >> reporter: when is the best time to buy certain gi lot. while black friday is a good time to get great deals there, are some items that you can snag at other times of the year that will save you even more. so here is some insight from shopping experts electronics, buy them sooner rather than later. the longer you wait, the higher the demand will be and demand drives up prices. when it comes to jewelry, the best time to buy is usually during the months with no gift giving holidays. the jewelry stores lock in their
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wait until december. toys are usually cheaper at christmas time due to annual sales and deals. if you have a specific toy in mind, be careful not to wait too long because it might actually get snatched up. when it comes to online shopping, watch for free shipping detail deals and online promotions those usually come between thanksgiving and christmas. >> thanks. it is 6:55. here are 4 things to know before you head out the door. a 17r- charges in d.c. will be arraigned. maurice bellamy is charged with the deadly shooting of an off duty secret service officer. >> president-elect donald trump is meeting with mitt romney this weekend. they attacked each other during the campaign. romney is being considered for secretary of state. >> we could learn the names of the four people killed in a murder-suicide in stafford county. the sheriff's office says the bodies of a 35-year-old man,
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the windsor forest subdivision. >> president obama is headed to peru. >> let's check back in with aaron gilchrist, he is wrapping up his sleep out experience at covenant washington to stand in solidarity with youth homelessness. good morning. big props to you for this project. you did it and it was personal for you. >> this is something that i definitely wanted to be a part it wasn't about pretending to be homeless. this really was a night where we were trying to stand in solidarity, as you said, with young people, and to have a little bit more of an understanding of what they have to go through if they're dealing with homelessness. covenant house works to alleviate that. they work on educating young people without high school degreeses or geds. they have no access to food or clothes and had to deal with physical or sexual abuse in some cases and they try to tackle all
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i asked how they can still donate, the information is on my facebook page and the nbc washington app. we'll send it back to you guys. >> all right, thanks for joining us today. we'll see you in 25 minutes. "the today show" is next. >> that's right. have a wonderful weekend. we'll be looking for you or looking forward to seeing you this weekend for food 4 families. bring your canned goods. say hello to chuck and doug and we'll see you at the game.
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good morning. breaking overnight, donald trump asked retired general michael flynn to be his national security advisor as the trump campaign may be a major hatch threat. former governor massachusetts mitt romney one of his harshest critics on the short list for secretary of state, the two set to meet this weekend. snow blanketing the midwest, accidents piling up. parts of the northeast raing for more than 15 inches.


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