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ours and they have actually donated $250 million towards early childhood education and it is another reason why we're here. >> quite a commitment. thank you for your time. >> thank you so much. >> plenty ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. fox 5 morning news starts right now. let's take a look at the capitol this morning. it is thursday morning approximating. the date is october 6th, coming offer a nice day yesterday. thank you for being with us nice and early on this thursday morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm maureen umeh. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get a check of the weather which, as steve said, lepts a see if we can continue the trend. >> we will. -- let's see if we can continue the trend. >> we will. i think not quite as warm as yesterday. in the low 70s. let's show you a look at what
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is going on out there right now. we have a couple of clouds out there. you can see cloud cover up to particularly to the north. some clouds streaming through our area. we'll a -- have a few more clouds. it will be another dry start to the day and indeed another dry day. let's go to the graphics. current temperatures around the region, 56-degree in washington. 54 out at dulles airport. ocean city is at 62 degrees. that is nice. baltimore is at 48 degrees. and put it all together, the forecast for today looks like this. lots of sunshine afternoon a few clouds this morning. mild temperatures, today ranging from the upper 60s to low 70s. we think we'll get to 71 in the district. more details coming up in just a little bit. >> all right. let's check in now with miss julie wright. >> i love the theme color we have going on here today with the orange. no accidents to report right now on the beltway.
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you will find you are at speed traveling between springfield and the will sop bridge. if you are traveling in montgomery county, southbound 270 looking good. all lanes are open out of germantown headed southbound towards mva. light traffic volume across the american legion bridge. overnight roadwork cleared from the beltway near 66. overnight construction still in mace here. this is the inner loop of the beltway leaving connecticut avenue around towards georgia. the two right lanes are closed until further notice. inbound new york avenue at bladensburg road, traffic volume very light at this hour. hard hi anybody out there traveling between northeast and northwest. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. the man who changed the way that we listen to music is gone now. apple co-founder and former ceo steve jobs died yesterday. >> he was just 56 years old. he had been battling cancer since 2003. a statement from apple says he died peacefully at home. laura evans looks back at the
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man who changed the face of music, computer and cell phone industries. >> good morning. thank you for coming. we've got some fun stuff today. >> reporter: steve jobs began his career in 1974 designing video game at atari. two years later, he and steve wozniak founded apple, incorporated. in jobs' gar an, they created their first product, the apple 1. next came apple 2-rbg the first to have color graphics and the only competition for microsoft's windows of the personal computer revolution had begun. jobs left apple in the late 1980s after a disagreement in the direction of the company. he would go on to revolutionize the movie business as co- founder of pixar introducing box office megahits like toy story and finding nemo. but his next move would have the biggest impact. steve jobs changed the face of the music computer and cell
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phone industries. in 1994 after a 12-year absence, he returned to apple as ceo with the ipod and itunes, the company flourished. >> just like the copy walk man revolutionized portable music listening 20 years ago, in the digital age, the ipod is doing exactly the same thing. >> reporter: breathing new life into a stagnant industry. next the iphone, a frenzy that left cell phone competitors scrambling. in his trademark black shirt and blue jeans, he created headline events. he was named one of the world's 100 most influential people n 2003 at the height of his career, he was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer. six years later, he took a seven-month leave of absence from running apple to focus on his health. and then earlier this year, another leave of absence, although he remained on board as ceo. despite his illness, jobs
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continued to drive apple's innovation and success. a hands-on creator passionate about the consumer experience. steve jobs was a successful innovator and a marketer who has forever changed the way we interact with media and technology. >> tributes to steve jobs have been pouring in from around the world. at the apple store in georgetown into d.c., people are remembering the apple founder. some even left flowers at the store in georgetown. the occupy wall street protest in new york is spreading. stacy cohan has the details. >> reporter: it is our turn here in washington. freedom plaza will be the site of today's protest. we are expecting folks for arrive here around 7:00 a.m. to begin the occupy d.c. movement. we do have video from the
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occupy new york movement. it has gotten quite contentious between police and protesters. apparently, the protesters got a bit too close to the barricades. there was an exchange. you can see police using the batons. pepper spray was used. it just exemplifies the amount of tension that has been going on in the demonstrations that have now extended almost a month. here in washington, protesters packed a pre-rally rally at busboys and poets yesterday. most of them are from out of state and they claim they have a message for politicians and lobbyists. >> stop corporate welfare. this all has to stop. the top 1% own all the wealth j wages going down, cost of living going higher. it is harder to make ends meet. huge concentrations of wealth in this country that we've never seen before and congress could change change all of these thing ifs they wanted to. they don't work for us anymore.
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they work for the corporations and the wealthy. >> reporter: the demonstration is expected to kick off here around 12:30. they do have a permit for four days of demonstrations. reporting live, i'm stacy cohan. back to you. >> thank you. two assaults on metro passengers in the past couple of weeks. up next, why are police worried about the cases and if they are connected. more reaction to the death of steve jobs across the globe. stay with us. 
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even china mourning the loss of steve jobs. chinese apple fans packed into china's biggest apple store. they said they came to pay tribute to one of the world's most innovative leaders. d.c. police investigating an accident involving one ever their officers. it happened last night around 10:00. an officer driving in an unmarked police cruise are hit a pedestrian. the victim suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive. so far, no word on exactly what caused the accident. prince george's county police also trying to determine
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if the same man is behind two assaults on two metro passengers. they both happened in the early- morning hours near the suitland station within the last two weeks. each time, the suspect dragged a woman across the street to an abandoned building. he sexually assaulted one of them. another broke free and got away. jury deliberation will resume today in the trial of a virginia woman accused of throwing her granddaughter to her death last year. defense attorneys say carmela de la rosa was insane when she threw the two engineered from a sixth floor pedestrian bridge at a tysons corner mall. a real life guitar hero up next. he didn't use his guitar to make music. he used it to fend off an intruder. that is coming up next. also coming up, we've got today's forecast. it will be another great day today. julie wright is here. she will tell us what is happening on the area roads. stay with us.
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this might be the bright spot of our morning now. we have a special request from a viewer on our facebook page and they said welcome back, maureen. can you please share a photo of your darling newborn baby girl and tell us her name. >> gladly. this is my baby who is four months old exactly today. this is zula maria. this is her just on friday. and she is just an absolute peach, a dream and i tell you, i am the luckiest mom in the world. >> she is so pretty. >> thank you. such a good baby. sleeps through the night. she is just a precious little thing. i am so honored to be her mom. thank you, everyone, for your kind words during my pregnancy
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and everything. motherhood is everything it is cracked up to be. >> have you already gone through about three digital cameras. >> this baby gets her picture taken daily. between me and her dad, i don't know who is worse. >> she is adorable. >> is there any particular significance to zula. >> her dad is eritrean so zula means brilliant. i found out it was a girl and i thought you can name her. the first thing that came to his mind is zula. i've turned into that mom. >> beautiful pictures. beautiful day today. it looks like again zula will want to go out for a ride in the stroller and it is a good day for it. let's jump right in. we'll show you what is
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happening. we'll start with yesterday. fantastic. these were the high temperatures yesterday. reagan national, we got up to 74 degrees. we did the same at dulles international and bwi marshall, got up to 76 degrees today. i don't think we'll quite get to those temperatures today but it will still be a very, very nice one. you see the temperatures changing as we show them to you. culpeper now at 52 degrees. in baltimore, it is 50. quantico, 58. in frederick, maryland, 45 degrees at this hour. here as look at the satellite- radar image. not a whole lot to show you on our sentinel sat-rad. we do have a couple of clouds out there. this is not even picking them up. another quiet start to the day. another quiet day for us across the region. mostly sunny skies, another nice afternoon. high today about 71 degrees. that is closer to normal. our normal would be 72 degrees. light winds out of the north
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and east. then for tonight, cool again tonight under clear skies. 51degrees for your overnight low in town. cooler than that in some of the suburbs and the five-day forecast remains pretty. tomorrow, another day into the low 70s. sunny. i think saturday and sunday, we flirt with 80 degrees. 80 on saturday, warm conditions i'm few clouds on zipped, 79. on monday, sunny and 77 degrees -- sunday, 79. let's go to julie wright for the traffic. >> maureen really does have it made. zula sleeping through the night. heck, you and i don't even sleep through the night. we're getting up at 2:00. >> it is very sad. you're right. >> four months old and she's already got us beat. southbound 270 still quiet out of germantown head the for the lane divide. overnight roadwork has cleared if you are traveling between connecticut avenue and georgia
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avenue. you might call him a guitar hero. a manassas man was confront the by an intruder in his home over the weekend. >> he picked up his guitar and used it to beat back that intruder. john henrehan has the story. >> reporter: just after 1:00, sean mcsorlie was are returning to his home in manassas of escorting departing friend to their car. he encountered a man standing on busy grant avenue near the front of his house. >> the gray is hollering and screaming and yelling, drunk, falling over himself he is just in the middle of of the street and he tries to literally styte his truck. then he comes over here and starts pushing me, trying to fight me. i go inside and i sit down to call the police. >> reporter: at this point, sean thought this unpleasant incident might be over. but it wasn't. according to mcsorlie and police, the man walked around the back of sean's home, ascended the stairs and came in the back door. mcsorlie grabbed his guitar and used it to beat the man back
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out of the house. where was the guitar being stored. >> right behind my chair, like right next to it. >> reporter: the 29-year-old tow truck driver said at first he used the guitar to push the man backward. >> hit him a few times with it. >> reporter: did he get it? >> no. >> he wanted to stay. >> he still kept coming. he kept coming until he got knocked out. >> reporter: with the guitar? >> yeah. >> reporter: so at that point, where was he? >> right there. when he got knocked out, he was right there. >> reporter: manassas city police arrived and ultimately arrested 32-year-old john mark mayhue of palmyra, virginia. he has been charged with unlawful entry and public intoxication. >> during the evaluation at the hospital, mr. mayhue became agitated that he had been arrested and spat on one of the officers in the emergency room of the hospital. >> reporter: he has also been charged with assault on a law enforcement officer.
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he has been released on bond. the old guitar did not survive the fracas. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >> as somebody who plays a little bit, i hope somebody gets him a new guitar t hurts to see that broken although i'm glad it did the job. a few futuristic movie opening up, called real steel. >> hugh jackman talks with kevin mccarthy about how he prepared for his role. stay with us. q you disgust me. prove it. enough's enough.
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s. hugh john mark karr man stars in real steel opening this weekend. he plays a former boxer who gets his comeback chance in a sport now dominated by robots. >> kevin mccarthy talked with hugh jackman about how he prepared for this role and training tips he got from a world class advisor. >> i always found myself so emotionally invested in your characters. when i'm watching you on camera, i don't see hugh jackman, i see the characters that you are playing. >> that is my goal so thank you. >> i see you in interviews and i sit down and i hear this also trailian ask accident. you perfectly nail the american ask accident. >> i have jess plat who has been with me on every movie who is just rally tough on me about it. i work hard at it. i'm pretty good at it but i feel like i'm an aussie here in america. i have got to nail this.
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he told my a little trick. heard johnny depp do an interview that he has a sentence he will say that contains every vowel or consonant change for the new accent and he will say it before a take. >> can you do the american accent. >> how many times do you ask sam's daughter whether his daughter's learning disorder was caused by a generallettic abnormality. sometimes i can just say that in my head and that is like a trigger. >> i love the fact that your character, he doesn't believe in himself with wh we first meet him. as the son comes back into his life, he gets his faith back and realizes this is what he should be doing. was there ever a moment in your career when you first started off asking where you lost faith in yourself and somebody came into your life and said believe in yourself, you can do this? >> i remember when i first started acting, i was going fine journalist.
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i was kind of not sure about getting a job so i went to do acting classes. i had always loved acting but there was no doubt i was the dunce of the class. you could feel it like when you're struggling, there is a smell about you. no one wants to go near you. every i time i did something, teachers would roll their eyes and i'd never forget that feeling. there was no one in particular. probably it was myself just finally going i don't care what they think. i'm going to go with my gut instinct and that was a turning point for me. >> there has to be a particular moment where your father would step in and be blown away by what you are doing. talk about the moment you told your dad that you were going to be trained by sugar ray leonard. >> you are spot on. i told dad about that, my dad was a boxing champion in the 50s so he had given up but
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sugar ray was a decade or two later. my dad kind of -- didn't like tyson so much. he liked the artistry and grace and flare. and that was the moment that he thought my son is actually doing okay. >> good stuff. >> sugar ray leonard coached jackman and he joins kevin for an interview tomorrow. you don't want to miss that. of this a arm wrestling match we heard they have. >> i heard this might have to go best of three. kevin also live in our studio tomorrow in the 6:00 hour reviewing this weekend's release. a look back at legacy of steve jobs. stacy is following another big story. >> reporter: we've all seep the video of what is happening in occupy new york. now, those demonstrations and protests that have gone on for weeks and led to many arrests are coming here to washington, d.c. i'll tell you all about it coming up. 
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news this thursday, october 6, 2011. taking a live look at the washington monument where inspecks are now complete. still not open to the public but inspections complete had on
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the washington -- there on the washington monument. tony perkins joining us now. >> cool and crisp across the region this morning. today will be another nice mild day. we'll tart with the satellite- radar. i'm showing this to you out of habit. there is not really anything to see on it. thins are quiet, calm and they will remain that way for today and for the foreseeable future. really, the only change to the forecast for the next few days aside from some variations in the temperature will be some days a couple of clouds will come through? days, we'll have no cloud cover. 5 # at reagan national. 53 at dulles and bwi marshall is at 5 50á degrees. forecast for today, plain and simple. lots of sunshine, mild seasonable temperatures. you forget this is really where we should be for this time of year. we've been so cool and rainy and dreary. but we'll get to about 70, 71 degrees and our average high for this time of year is 72
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degrees. so we are getting back to normal. enjoy the day. >> thank you. let's check some with julie with a look at traffic. >> good morning to you, steve. >> good morning, everyone. so far, so good. we are off to a quiet start with no incidents to report. nice, easy commute headed eastbound towards 123. all of your lands are open. lanes are open on 395 as you travel north of duke street in both the express lanes and the main line headed out to the 14th street bridge. downtown, we do have reports of a water main break tying things up between 19th and 20th street on south dakota avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. talking more now about the death of steve jobs yesterday. the iconic cofounder of apple computers, father of the ipod, the father of the ipad. >> he lost a long battle with pancreatic cancer last night. he was just 56 years old. people have been leaving
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flowers and cards in remembrance of the ceo of apple at the apple store in georgetown. jennifer davis has more. >> reporter: good morning. from ground-breaking gadgets to pioneering all sorts of things with the perm computer, the app store, itunes, steve jobs was behind that when it comes to innovations in technology. president obama issued a statement saying steve jobs was an innovator whether it comes to technology and he says the world has lost a visionary. >> he was a map of great perfection. he had a vision for apple and he put apple on the map. >> i think from a technology standpoint, a business stan point and a personal standpoint, we have lost a visionary. >> it has affected how people live their lives. >> reporter: news of the passing of steve jobs has folks across the nation and around the world mourning his loss. >> it is not too much to say he
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literally changed our world. >> he is the only one computer executive who can command a fan base stretching across the world among all strata of society. >> reporter: some say his creative genius was ahead of his time. >> he has revolutionized the communication world. >> he saw the future. he knew what we wanted before we ever had any idea. >> reporter: whatever is next for am is now left in the happened of jobs' hand picked successor, tim cook. >> it is hard to imagine somebody else coming along any time soon who will be as successful as steve jobs was. >> reporter: president obama says perhaps one of the greatest tributes to jobs' success is the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he created. back to you. >> thank you. you can head to for a time line of steve jobs'
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milestones with apple and we want to hear from you. leave a comment or an apple memory on the my fox d.c. face book page. the demonstrations against wall street greed that began in new york city is spreading all over the country. they are demanding higher taxes on banks, corporations and the richest americans. a similar scene expected today in washington and all over the nation. fox 5's stacy cohan is live at freedom plaza with the details. >> reporter: good morning. we are a city well accustomed to protests. they happen here all the time, sometimes very large protests and now we'll see how we can handle the occupy washington movement. it is an offshoot of what began in new york city with the occupy wall street movement. the protests there did get bit violent recently with protesters coming too close, pushing against a police barricade. there is video about police having to use their batons and
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deploying pepper spray on these protesters. the word has spread largely through social media. there is no one clear leader of all of these protest movements. there was a pre-rally rally here in washington yesterday at busboys and poets. the message we are told is that they are moving from wall street to k street and part of their complaint is that corporate cash has too much influence on political decisions. >> this is no one-day protest. we are digging in. we will be there ongoing just like the wall street occupation is ongoing. we'll be building our own shanty towns and painting them. 24/7 until something changes and there is something in the air that has not happened before in this country where there is just a momentum happening. >> we'll see what happens. it is supposed to kick off today at freedom plaza. they do have a permit for four days of protesting. i'm stacy cohan. back to you.
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>> thank you. another bank up creasing fees. details of who will start charming customers to use their checking account. first, a check of the marketss shows wall street choses up again yesterday. the dow gained 131. the nasdaq picked up more than 55 points. the nikkei is up over 135 points. we're back right after this. r
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jury tblisi rigs will resume today in the trial of a virginia woman accused of throwing her granddaughter to her death last year. defense attorneys say carmela de la rosa was insane when she threw the 2-year-old from a pedestrian walkway. -- jury deliberations will resume today in the trial of a virginia woman. a d.c. police officer hit a pedestrian last night around 10:00 on the 2100 block of wisconsin avenue northwest. the victim suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive. we are still waiting on word on exactly what caused the accident. first bank of america now city bank slapping new fees on customers for its city bank checking accounts. basic checking customers will be charged $10 a month if they
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don't keep a balance of $1,500. mid high pressure level customers will have to pay $20 if they don't keep $15,000 in the account. banks like city and bask of america are raising the fees in response to the newest government regulations. jail inmates planting trees to help the environment. up next, the plant it green program is now yielding some positive results. >> details next plus we're checking weather and traffic. time now 5:41. stay with us. we'll be right back. ur
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>> ever time everyone hears the song, we start doing this. always practicing as a kid. misspent youth. okay. weather-wise though, wonderful day. >> great day. >> great day, great weekend to head out to a haunted house because, as you run out screaming, you will run out into very nice weather. >> that is one way of looking at it. >> take a look at what is going on out there. we're off to a school start this morning and this weather that we're having, it is going to last for six or seven days. that is going to be nice. we deserve it, folks. what is happening right now? let me show you. we are at 55-degree here in washington. some cool spots out there. but 58 in quantico, 55 in leonardtown. here is a look at the sentinel satellite-radar and not much to show you. nothing in the way of precipitation nor do we expect for see any precipitation and
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at this point now, even new england has cleared out. they have a few clouds but no precipitation. they are going to get in on the mild weather as well. all right. here is what we're dealing with for the foreseeable future. high pressure dominates. you want sunshine? we'll have plenty of sunshine for the next several days. not much in the way of cloud cover. it is so big. the weekend looks good. saturday, 80 degrees for your high. sunday, 79 degrees. lots of sunshine. get outdoors and do some stuff. here is your forecast for washington for today. sunny, another nice afternoon, 71 degrees for your high. not bad at all. that is chose to normal. 72 is normal. 51degrees for your overnight low in town. enjoy the day, folks. now, we'll find out if you will enjoy the drive to work. here is julie wright with the answer to that question.
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>> thanks to our good friends mike and tony over at park police, i would say it just depends on where you're traveling in from. bw parkway is what we're talking about. the crash reported northbound before you reach 198 and the crew in sky fox joining us early with live pictures from the scene. as you work your way northbound from the beltway headed up in towards laurel, the accident activity before you reach the exit for 198 squeezing the right side of the road there. some traffic is able to get by. we have police on the scene and have some backups now as you make your way northbound from 197 headed up towards 198. this is northbound on the baltimore-washington parkway headed up towards bwi. you guys may want to bail out early, pick up 95 and use that as your alternate ride. checking for the crash, that once reported along 50 near 197 in bowie. heads up because they are looking both east and westbound for the accident activity reported here. no problems to report as you continue inbound on 50 leaving riverdale headed into northeast. outer loop of the beltway slows leaving 95 headed over towards
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university boulevard. lanes are open out here on the west at 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. a pet project for inmates is yielding promising results. the inmates from the patuxent institution planted and cared for hundreds of trees as part of the county's plant it green program. now, 490 of those trees are mature enough to be replanted in howard county parks and other sites around county. the program has planted more than 45,000 trees in the last four years. redskins tight end chris cooley still making headlines, finding himself in the middle of some drama with the cowboys. he explains the comment he made about quarterback tony romo. stay with us. d 
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little bit yesterday about chris cooley making national headlines for the comments he made on 106.7 the fan. he said he enjoyed watching tony romo and the cowboys choke against the lions. now, aafter greating praised and taking some heat, chris is clarifying his take on tony romo. >> i would expect players of the cowboys to want us to lose. i clearly expect cowboys fans to want us to play poorly. from my twitter feed, i know the absolute amount that they despise me so it headaches makes the game fun. ments the entertainment business. it make you root for your team and care about your players more. >> safe to say the next meeting between the two teams in week 11 will be rather interesting. joining us now, the sports junkies from 106.7 the fan. good morning. >> hello. >> you will be talking with chris. why is this even a big deal? i don't understand it. it seems to me every playering
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thinking this. he just happened to say it. >> we're excite because chris cooley will join us in studio tomorrow starting at 7:30 and be here throughout the show after that. that is pretty cool of him to take his time to do that during the bye week. i don't have a problem with him yapping about tony romo. it is a division rivalry. the teams do not like each other. they haven't for a long time and he is just voicing what everybody has seen over the past few weeks. tony romo in pressure situations, this season he is personal lyric not coming up big. >> he has given away two games and if you know krause kris or you heard him talk as most people in d.c. have, he just goofs around. he is lighthearted, good dude. he is funny. he likes to mess with everybody. i guarantee you romo is not taking this serious. no one else should. >> i like t i like that, as a fan, you want to hear the plays are get after each other. i think you want to hear them come out and say t i don't have a problem with it and i'm not quite sure why people do. >> i like it more than the hightower yapping about going to the super bowl or rex
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talking about winning the nfc east. this i think, like jason said, a little more playful and that is just what chris cooley's personality is. we've seen that as long as he's been here. >> i'm willing to bet that tony romo will choke again before the redskins make it to the super bowl. >> air probably right. >> that is a good bet. let's talk a little bit too about the college game right now. maryland, all the focus has been on the uniforms this year. every wednesday, it is a show to reveal the uniforms. do we still care about the uniforms or do we need to focus on the team? >> i think the uniforms are getting downplayed. i don't see as much hype about. it the first oneful games, i can understand it. but now, you have to look at the fact that they got drummed by temple at home. they struggled with towson in the first half though they pulled away in the second half. now, the focus has to be on the fact that they are facing some tough teams. they have to take on georgia tech, florida state, clemson. the focus is on the product on the field instead of what those
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guys are wearing. >> new coaches in transition especially with teams without a lot of talent, clearly denny o'brien is in the doghouse, has not played well stemming back from the west virginia game a few weeks ago. everyone should be focusing on this schedule because now it is really difficult. georgia tech is the real deal. clemson is the real deal and florida state is the real deal. if this team wants to try to make a bowl, and it doesn't look good now, they better start worrying about what is going on on the field. >> you had craig loughlin on yesterday. i think matt hendricks will be on the show today. what is the feeling for the caps? >> i'm optimistic. i'm always optimistic. i have abeen a caps fan for probably close to 30 years at this point. i like the additions in the off season. i like picking up joel ward. i like troy braugher, acquiring him.
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i love the off season additions. it is just a matter of can they get deep in the playoffs. the regular season doesn't matter. 100-plus point seasons don't matter anymore. it is what you do in the playoffs. >> like craig laughlin told us yesterday, if this team gets off tie poor start, guys could lose their jobs early. they may make a change with coach boudreau. who knows? the regular season doesn't matter. this team should be judged on what they do in the the post- season and the last few have been a disaster. >> if you don't mind me jumping in, you men'sed joe ward. he is one of these guys who shiebed in the playoffs last year and it will be interesting to see if the plays are think now in the beginning of the october, if the folk is is what is going to happen in april and not what is going to happen in the meantime. >> i'm pretty sure ward had seven goals in 12 play offgames. i'm looking forward to the 1500-
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mile trip to play a division won't in the winnipeg jets. >> one more note before we go. tiger woods will be playing once again. he hasn't played in a while. he is now out of the top 50 in the world. would you still put money on tiger vague good performance or is he pretty much washed up at this point. >> i think he is shot at least for this season. i would not put any of my hard- earned money, steve, on tiger woods. >> this is a fall series event. it doesn't matter for the fedex cup obviously. it counts for the world ranking points. he is not washed up. he will play tournaments. i am till intrigued. >> i am as well. thank you -- i am still intrigued. >> i am as well. >> the world remembers apple cofounder steve jobs. how is apple responding to his death? that is coming up. there is the 14th street bridge. live pictures right now. we're back at 6:00. 
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