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nominee former governor george allen joins us live for an extended interview. >> and a popular energy drink. many that -- one that many may buy every day. the feds are stepping in to investigate the monster brand and the amount of caffeine. fox 5 news at 7 starts right now. a live look outside. not a bad start to the day. rather chilly but we'rent ising up for a flash back -- we're setting up for a flashback of sorts. this is tuesday, october 23rd, 2012. i'm tony parkins. >> i'm allison see mere. thank you for being with us this morning. >> indeed. tucker is standing by and it's going to be a warm, nice day. hey, tucker in. >> and good morning, everybody. expecting high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s and
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get ready to enjoy a beautiful afternoon and waking up with the dry conditions, rain showers to the north and we mentioned if you're watching north, well, well north and west to hagerstown and into southern pennsylvania, you will encounter a few showers that can you see tracking west to east. for the rest of us, we'll be dry and we'll have more cloud cover than yesterday as the cloud continues to spill into the region here with this frontal system pushing through. 52 at reagan national; dulles, 48 degrees and bwi marshal, 50. the forecast today, partly sunny conditions and warm. the high temperatures, upper 70s to aboutitiy this afternoon. and get out and -- to about 80 this afternoon. get out and enjoy the late summertime. let's see traffic and get the latest from julie wright. good morning, julie. >> all right, tucker. the trip on to 270. the accident activity a few moments ago. they were 124 onmont groomer
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village avenue. the current sky fox joining us again and big delays, though, southbound and approaching and passing 109 and the delays out of germantown, continuing southbound on to 270 and to montgomery village avenue. an hour and 15 minute ride from buckie's town and the traffic falls to the foot and all lanes are open. on the inner loop to the beltway, 3 pivot shoulder and a little -- 355 on the shoulder and little delay on the scene. reports of an incident near the occoquan through southford and dale city and through woodbridge. the beltway to pin and the inbound 14th street bridge. the brake lights trying to make its way past landmark and to springsville and headed to gales road. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. thank you very much, julie. believe it or not, voters sent to the polls two weeks from
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today. for president obama and mitt romney, the last phase in the race for the white house begins this morning. they held their final debate in florida last night. mr. obama was aggressive and lit up twitter with a couple of zippingers while government romney spent a lot of time on the offensive. doug luzader takes a closer look. >> reporter: they sat down at the table last night with the same ultimate goal in mind, and that is, of course, winning come november 6th. they have two different strategies to get there. >> this debate begins as they do, with a handshake. as they headed to their seats, they had different objectives. romney, to preserve his momentum, the president to get some back. when romney questioned cuts to the navy, a critical issue in the battleground state of virginia, the president delivered what his supporters think was the line of the night. >> you mentioned the navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than in 1916. governor, we have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature
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of our military's changeed. >> reporter: we the split screen may have told the story, with the president not stepping down and this time, it was morally a glare. while the focus was on foreign policy with questions like russia, israel and libya, romney made a pivot to the weak economy. >> amermust lead and for that to happen, we have to strengthen our economy here at home. you can't have 23 million people struggling to get a job. >> reporter: and for his part, the president echoed his campaign's new line that romney is not ready for the job. >> i have to tell you that, you know, your strategy previously has been one all over the map and is not designed to keep americans safe or to build on the opportunities that exist in the middle east. >> the president began what i call an apology tour of going to the nations in the middle east and criticizing in america. i think that is weakness. >> reporter: and as far as twitter is concerned, they
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identified four peak moments during the debate last night: syria, where the president gave his horses and bayonets line, when mitt romney accused the president of being on an apology tour and when both of them said nice things about teachers. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >> the attack on the american consulate in libya was expected to be a big topic last night. >> it was the first question asked of the candidates. >> and libya an attack, i think we know now, by terrorist of some kind against our people there, four people dead. >> despite this tragedy, there are tips of thousands of libyans after the evens in benghazi marching and saying america is our friend. >> republicans criticized the obama's response to the september 11th attack and benghazi but it did not dominate last night's debate. and back to battleground states for the president and mr. romney. president obama heads to del ray, florida, and then holds a
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campaign event in dayton, ohio and mitt romney campaigns with paul ryan in henderson, nevada, this afternoon, and in morrisson, colorado, later, at a later. a check of the other top stories. court hearings today for a 12- year-old maryland boy. he's charged with involuntary manslaughter and in the death of his two-year-old foster sister in july. prosecutors claim the boy confessed to the killing. prosecutors asked a judge to not o law it with -- allow it as evidence. a maryland family is blaming monster energy drinks for the death of their teenage daughter. >> now, we're learning that the fda has a report that five other deaths after people consumed the popular beverage. fox 5s melly alnwick has more on this. >> reporter: good morning, tony. the family of anise fornier learned of the other deaths by asking the fda for reports that
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they have about the other deaths and now they're suing monster beverage corporation to try to keep other kids safe. the hagerstown mother said she told her kids to stay away from the energy drinks. her daughter drank two 24-ounce cans of monster within 24 hours. she was in cardiac arrest and later died at the hospital. the aunt report said she died of cardiac arrhythmia due to toxicity. and had a heart valve as well, but the family said that didn't contribute to the death. the attorney said the entire industry has been marketing a dangerous product to kids. >> in the 24-ounce can that anise drank, it said that the can's going to deliver three times the buzz of the regular old energy drink and encourages consumers to drink the whole can. there is a problem with the way energy drinks are marked -- marketed and that is what we hope the fda regulation will put a stop to.
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>> the food and drug administration putsly a limit but energy drinks are not regulated because they're considered dietary supplements. it contains seven times the amount of catcheen in a cola. it's not responsible for a death or a fatality caused by the products, said the monster corporation. the reports of death linked to a consuming monster don't show that the beverage caused death. two senators center have asked the fda to take another look at the effects of energy drinks on children. allison. >> thank you, melanie. a former c ia officer accused of leaking classified information, he had initially pleaded not guilty to charges of leaking the names of two covert cia operatives to journalists. but, he's now -- to plead guilty as part of a plea deal. he recently lost a key pretrial ruling that created a lower legal burden for prosecutors to prove their case.
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eight minutes after 7:00 now. snow, rain, tornados. mother nature pounded parts of california yesterday with all three. >> and another announcement from apple hours away now that -- and what they have in store. >> dave ross is back with this morning's sports breakfast after the break. the break. . >> as we take to you the break, a live look outside. the songs of tony bennett? >> it is. >> beautiful. >> and we're going to get the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie next. ul i moved to new york to work in fashion.
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half of the size of the regular ipad and to be sold at a cheaper price to compete with the kindle. apple could treat the new ipad as a minor product update, in which which case, it could start after the announcement. apple sold 84 million ipads since the debut in april of 2010. tropical storm sandy is gaping strength in the atlantic and is expected to become a hurricane tomorrow as it approaches jamaica. for now, it's not posing a threat to the u.s. and this is the ta row it's had storms. that is an average and there is another month to go. intense weather in parts of california yesterday. a tornado touched down in sacramento monday causing minor damage. the same system blanketed mountains with snow and drenched fans and players at the deciding seventh game between the giants and cardinals. >> what a mess. >> a big weather system out there. >> the jet stream to the west and we're on the good side of
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that, i guess. our temperatures are mild all week. >> yeah. >> is that nice? >> yeah. >> today beautiful. >> yeah. >> up toitiy this afternoon and that is after a cool start. you have to run out of the door right now and probably a jacket. you have the shorts at work. >> i'm thinking did i turn the hot off when i left. >> yeah. >> and do not want to go back on into the house. >> can you open windows later. >> i know. >> and that is beautiful. 52 in washington. the warmer air to the west and that is cooler to the north and west and 62 in detroit. we have warmer air on the way and should be in for a nice warm-up and we are mentions our highs. eighty degrees, yeah, 80 around here and some more cloudiness than yesterday and this is your satellite radar. the showers are close to us and you might encounter a shower or two. the rest of us will see a mix of sun and clouds during the course of the day and we should
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have nice conditions here and temperatures are normal and cool at night and i think we cool off at night and not like the summer time, cooling into the 50s and 60s and that is glare accuweather forecast, and -- the accuweather forecast, interesting and cool and only 52 degrees and. >> okay. >> that is weird. >> and to seize the day. >> yeah. >> and let's go to julie wright and find out what is happening with the traffic. >> reporter: busy out here on the roads this morning. gan, coming in from 85 and to montgomery village avenue an hour and 10-minute commute right now. and that is an accident cleared to the shoulder and heading to the split. the ride, over the accident and police fire and rescue is
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around the scene. 66 back up here and 18 miles an hour. we have some troubles heading into leesburg. the accident activity eastbound at business 7 and follow the direction there and finally, eastbound 66, heavy and slow. in fair oaks and leaving monasses through citadel. eastbound 50 for the crash and parkway to cloverdale, follow the direction to get by. that is a check of our fox 5 on- time traffic. you thank you, julie. the the redskins made it official with chris collie and the baseball was a blowout game in san francisco. >> and where is dave ross? >> yeah. >> and you heard the since oftony bent? >> yeah. >> and he sang god bless america in one of the two areas. >> i did not know that. >> i implore you, do it again for the world series. >> it was? >> it was a treat. >> i don't know those days, but
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-- . >> 89. >> and he sounds great and to get him out there was spectacular. >> all right. >> he's not 89. >> did you make that up? >> yeah. >> i bought it. [ laughter ] >> and it was in san francisco. i can come out and sing every game, right? >> and st. louis thought they had this wrapped up awhile ago. nope, they had a 3-one lead and the giants make three straight and looks like little league baseball out, there the way the cardinals were kicking it around all over the place. a 2-0 game, goes to 5-0 like that and the route was on and the giants increased the lead and win it 9-0 and win that series this dra-- in dramatic fashion in seven games and game one here against the tigers
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tomorrow night on fox 5. how about the redskins? we lost fred davis for the rest of the year and he was the number one option. and chris cooly enters cc, captain chaos, as he likes to be called, and he's back and if everything goes well injurywise, we're hoping the knee will hold up. the good thing, tony, he knows the offense and that is a new offense, but chris was involved in that all through training camp. he could have saw me and i saw them on the meadow land. that is the good news, he's going to be able to pick this up quickly and we don't know physically what type of shape he's in and we'll find about the football again, pahlsson will be the starting tight-end. and last night was built as a
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show dunbetween cutler and stafford. jay cutler looked okay until he was pile drived here. >> was he hurt? >> this is the interesting thing. the peel drive, and they're going to look at that and had some issues in the past and he went out to -- and did not do anything. at one point, you go, okay, great. what about the rules? >> yeah. >> that you're supposed to at least be tested. the bears went 15-sun, and when he plays l the bears win. and they a real threat, i think, to be a super bowl contender. i picked them in our preseason picks. hi the bears and tucker barnes' baltimore ravens. i don't feel strongly, but the ravens as i might about the
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bears. >> interesting. >> and all right. >> allison, i have a -- you have a question, can it wait? >> yes. >> and -- a part of san francisco. but he lyes there. >> yeah. >> and i don't get that. >> that is a mystery. >> thank you, dave. a piece of mystery from the missile crisis. it was featured in a movie. >> and after first coming to life in a novel and making a successful stop at the box office, "war horse" is hitting the stage in d.c. holly is behind the scenes and we'll head back to the kennedy center in just a bit. [ male annououncer ] if barack obama is re-elected,
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what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow
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from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts that hurt current seniors. five reasons we can't afford four more years of barack obama. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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. back now on fox 5 morning news, the prince georges county council. the bill to allow residents in the greater -- have a greater say in what types of businesses come to the area and would allow them to weigh in at fast
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food restaurant tract or a liquor store. the bill is an attack on free enterprize. it could promote a healthier living environment. and d.c.'s growing transportation needs, the focus of a briefing hosted by the downtown d.c. business improvement district. the non-profit will give updates and the national green lane project. d-dot will talk about the crekent -- recent success of protected bike lanes on 15th street and pennsylvania avenue as well and as developing bike streets and areas. tony. for those of you living in arlington, a heads up. the police department is conducting a scheduled emergency drill. it began an hour ago and will continue until 3 this afternoon. now, there will be several police cars, training equipment that will shoot paintballs and something called a noise splash device. the drill is happening on the 3900 block of 26th street and
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there is nothing urgent going on. it's a drill. the police say residents will have access to their homes. the smithsonian is getting a flight is out worn by the american pilot who flew over cuba in 1962, exposing secret soviet weapons. the family of the navy commander william eckert donated the suit yesterday. he died in 2009. and back in 1962, flow a low- level flight over cuba. the photographs of nuclear missile sites were featured in the movie "thirteen days." >> wow, 7:25 right now on a tuesday morning. one of the hottest races in november is taking place in virginia. we're talking about the battle between tim kaine and george allen. after the break, former governor george allen joins us live to so his case for a senate seat on capitol hill. >> and as we go to the break, he's another live look outside. not a bad start to the day. it's going to be summer like later on today.
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we'll get the latest weather tucker and traffic from jewel when he we return. right now, it's 7:25. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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[ female announcer ] seen this from mitt romney? then take a look at this. [ anderson cooper ] if roe v. wade was overturned, congress passed a federal ban on all abortions, and it came to your desk -- would you sign it? "yes" or "no"? let me say it -- i'd be delighted to sign that bill. [ female announcer ] banning all abortions? i'd be delighted to sign that bill. [ female announcer ] trying to mislead us? that's wrong. but ban all abortions? only...if you vote for him. ♪ . welcome back. we are sharing some of the scenes of fall that you're sending in to us.
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this is in upper marlboro. we say thank you and what a pretty picture. to share your fall pics, e-mail them to >> gorgeous. love it. >> yeah, and. >> it's ideal weather. >> and a birthday. >> whose birthday? >> natasha joseph wilkerson hopes we can find a second to wish her 12-year-old a happy birthday and her son jordan is turning 12 today. >> did you give a present in. >> no, was cruising around in the computer and saw the wish for the day. >> that is nice. >> and we have all done a good deed.
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>> isn't it pretty? >> right. >> and should be another gorgeous one today. the temperatures are in the -- believe it or not, upper 70s and low 80s if you're watching the central portions of virginia. might be in the low 80s today. 52 now in washington. it's a bit cool and not as cool as 24 hours ago and you will want a jacket here early and starting the morning uncool and in leonardtown. 45, monasses and adultes and 35 in culpeper. thirtys north and west and not as cool as 24 hours ago. should be a descent day for us. temperaturewise, a great day and we'll have more cloud cover. yesterday, we had the brilliant blue and did not see any at all. notice the rain showers are moving west to east here and i think we will stay far enough north that most of us won't see any showers at all and watching southern pennsylvania, we have some viewers to the north and
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west and you might encounter? showers. this is tropical storm sandy, max wins 45 miles per hour and that is jamaica there. they have a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch tracking across jamaica and cuba and east of miami here and at least one computer model wants to put that off of the carolina coast line by next week and that is one by 7. beautiful afternoon for you, 60 tonight and this is your accuweather seven-day forecast, and lots of sunshine the next few days and the warm temperatures, too and a cooldown by su on monday and that is weather. you might have to get out of the pool for a last dip in. >> and the piggies, right?
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>> and on the roads, we're going to go to thecur current skyfox and into virginia. the traffic looks like it's rolling fine and is no problems to report and between 95 and six you will find the lanes open and eastbound 50 near 28 and that accident cleared to clover hill. we had a fender bender there and this is a live picture in fairfax county near oxford and running smoothly northbound and -- north and southbound and showing us what else is happening on the road, southbound 270 is a tough go for our friends out of buckie's town and the village, an hour and 20 commute here and delays on eastbound 66 out of monasses. the traffic is slowing, leaving centreville and past fair oaks. all of the lanes are open. leesburg, and one lane is squeezing by the scene of the crash to get through there and traveling in virginia along northbound i-95, this is where we had the accident activity at the occoquan and new squeezing the right shoulder.
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and leaving dale city and going north bound -- northbound and leading to the street. southbound d.c. route 295 and heavy and slow. all right, julie, thank you very much. the u.s. senate race in virginia is one of the closest races in the country. the big question for virginia voters, who will be the old dominion's next senator? republican candidate and former governor george allen is in the studio to talk about the campaign. good morning to you, sir. thank you very much for coming in. >> great to be with you. you're fighting a cold. it's the last two weeks of the campaign and has to be invigorating and draining as well. >> you're running on adrenaline. what encourages susan and me is the enthusiasm we see on the trail. people want to change, really want to change washington and people are responding to our
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positive message, a blue print for america's comeback. >> uh. >> and there is some ways of getting jobs. have reasonable regulations, unleash our resources and all of these ideas to get our country ascending again and virginians recognize whether we have a change in washington, the senate or presidential race and so, anyone who uses electricity ought to be on our side and their ideas will help out lower electricity bills, the same as anyone driving a car and on day one, i'm honored to serve the people of virginia and i will introduce a bill to virginiava and us get items for transporting a. if mitt romney is in the white house, he'll be saying yes to virginia energy from our fields to our coal field and we have someone who doesn't have that same point of
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view. >> let's talk about, since you mentioned mitt romney, if you don't have mitt romney in the white house. do you think you would be able to work with the obama administration in you have been very critical of the democrats, of the obama administration and tim kaine as l. do you think you could sit down and reach across the aisle and work with them? >> i will work with anyone no matter what party, what state to create more job opportunities for virginians and americans. i would hope that if we were a majority, we could stop the e.p.a. from outlawing coal. if outlawed, all of our electricity bills will go up beyond the enormous job losses and the railroads, the coal fields and those related to it and i would hope to convince an obama administration that has been against it to allow us to produce oil and gas off of our coast and that would be, obviously, a lot easier if mitt romney's in the white house because he's taking the same
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position on the issue of obama care, which my opponent said, quote, would be great for democrats. i heard from many seniors, healthcare professionals, small businesses that don't want this regardless of the political pesituation, it's not right for them and they will be -- it will affect our veterans as well. tricare is tied to medicare and that is the situation, i think, what they have to do is to do it by the bill and say that the irs won't enforce these. however, to make america more prosperous, a land of opportunity, i will work with john metlet me ask but, first, congratulate you first, sunday, i believe, picked up the endorsement of the richmond times dispatch. one of your criticisms of tim kaine is that he has workd too closely or too closely aligned with the obama administration policies and even at times dispatched the endorsement, you
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noted that during your time in the senate. you, quote, acted as a reliable vote for president george w. bush for better or worse. what is the difference between your support for president george w. bush and tim kaine's support for president obama? >> it's not the personalities it's the policies. i personally like obama a great deal. i like him and admire him. it's the issues, the agendas tim kaine is supporting that are hurting virginians. this outlaw of coal is harmful to communities in southwest worry -- southwest virginia and railroads and those that use the electricity. the same thing with the keystone pipeline. if we're going to import oil, canada is a great ally. the sequestration bill is jeopardizing over 200,000 jobs in virginia. i could never imagine being for something that could be harmful, so harmful to our
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military readiness and jobs of virginians. even secretary defense panetta said it would be devastating and rather than saying we should raise taxes, raising taxes, people are hurting and this is not a time to raise taxes with this weak economy. the solution is to stop the defense cuts, make priorities and the senate hasn't passed a budget in 3 1/2 years. >> you talked a lot about, not just you, but a lot of others talk about the sequestration which would, i think everyone agrees, would have dramatic effects across the country and devastating affects in virginia, particularly with the defense cuts and you talk about you can't imagine supporting it. it was, it was a bipartisan coalition of people who supported it. the purpose was to force some agreements and some decisions to be made regarding congress. do you think they're going to
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allow sequestration to happen? and how do you suppose stopping that from happening and protecting virginia? >> first of all, they sloughed off responsibility to another commission, which failed and where are we in $1.4 trillion deeper in debt, our credit rating is downgraded and we have the devastating cuts. my opponent tim kaine said it's the right thing to do. i think it's the height of your responsibility. the hie house, by the way, in may, passed the measure to avert the cuts. making them where it's not perfect but it's a start. the senate's done absolutely nothing and that is why needs to be done. can you take the house version and add revenue in and can you close loopholes. let's get tax reform so the tax code is much more simple, fair is come competitive, where we can find a basis of bipartisan agreement and utilize the american energy resources. if we do so, and not just in
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virginia but to alaska. the federal government can get $1 trillion in revenues without raising taxes. there are ways of averting this and setting priorities rather than sloughing it off on commissions. it's the democrats, and i don't want a partisanship, they're the ones who said let's have the $500 billion, half of the cuts coming from the paramount responsibility andd federal government, the national defense. not only is it wrong, it's dangerous to use it, the 200,000 men and women who have jobs in virginia as a political bargaining trip to raise taxes to create small business. >> tim kaine supported the budget control act, i believe, and the setup of the southwest rage. do you honestly believe that he supports losing 200,000 jobs in virginia? >> we're had several debates and in one of the recent debates, he said it was the right thing to do. now he's saying, also out of the democrats in washington,
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are saying the only way to avert it is by raising taxes on job creating small business owners. raising taxes is not away of creating more jobs. in fact, it would be job losses from it and the big difference revenues. what, i think there needs to be reasonable cuts and restraints on spending. tim's point on raising revenue news is raising taxes. there is another way and that is where with a vibrant economy that is healthy and growing and business is prospering and individuals working as opposed to getting unemployment benefits and that is a big difference and that is why energy is the solution for much of it and let's work together to reform the tax code to, rather than having the worst in the world on taxes, let's be better-than-average and my proposal that i put forward would help create over 500,000 jobs a year and the government
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would get over $23 billion more in revenues and we would have more investment in america. >> all right, governor, we'll come back and talk about taxes and injury. we have to take a break here. can you is stay with us and we'll come back and talk with governor george allen. we'll be right back. 741time. a: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. 7:41. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away. imillion dollars for maryland one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes...
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. welcome back at 744time, we're talking with the former governor george allen of virginia, the republican senate candidate in virginia. sir, we're talking about taxes. i mentioned that the richmond times dispatch endorsed you and the "washington post" did not. they endorsed tim kaine. >> not a surprise. >> in their endorsement of cane, they said, quote, you have signed a pledge to never raise taxes, thereby allowing ideology to trump bipartisan compromise. how do you respond to that? >> i respond to them on the side of the taxpayers. they working really hard and families and business owners. if they want to go to
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washington and work for tax increases, i am not your person. we reduced taxes and cut them back $600 million. i would have liked to have cut them more, but that is all we could get. and we have the taxes off of social security, removed the discriminatory tax against federal and military retirees and with all of that, over 300,000 net new jobs were created during my four years. tim, on the other hand, tried to raise taxes and by $4 billion, people earning as little as $17,000 a year. over 100,000 jobs were lost when he was governor, so, the way you grow the economy, you mentioned supporting various policies in the past. i am glade supported the tax cuts that we passed in 2001- 2003. over 7 million jobs were created and we remarks verted the recession that was -- we reverted the recession that was coming after 2011. this is the tax code, and where
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i think we can come together and get a solution. there are democrats and republicans advocate a flatter more similar tax on our country. some are advocating higher than 20%, some lower. i think we can get around and if the number is 22.17, let's get it done. whatever helps to create the most jobs and reducing the taxes will make our country more competitive for investment investment and jobs, raising taxes will harm working families. >> i think, you know, we understand the need for taxes. nobody likes high taxes, but do you see any scenario under which you would raise taxes? sometimes are tough. are there any scenarios where you can see yourself raising taxes? >> this is where i see the comprehensive tax reform. on corporations, businesses is 35%. john deere, for example, pays an effective rate of 33%.
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some corporations pay zero. if the taxes say 20%, john deere's taxes will be lower but those paying zero will have more higher taxes. end up with a competitive and simplified approach. >> a minute left. >> tim kaine, what do you like about him? is there anything you admire about tell cape? >> we're actually friends. we get along. we do a debate and have different points of view. he was a cheerful person in in that respect, when he's advocating for his partisan views which, are different than mine. >> folks want to know something personal about the candidates. do you have an ipod? >> i have an ipad and a blackberry. >> do you listen to music? what is your favorite music? >> country music. >> country music. favorite artist? >> i would have to go with johnny cash. >> the classic? >> yeah. oh, yeah. i like the real country music. johnny cash, merle haggard,
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loretta lynn error error. i like allen jackson. >> more current. >> yeah. more current. >> governor, thank you for coming in this morning and spending a good chunk of time with us. we know you're fighting a cold so we appreciate it twice as much. thank you for coming in. >> see you on the trail ahead. >> yes. governor allen. allen's challenger tim kaine will join us live for an extended chat next tuesday. allison. >> and thank you. >> still ahead, a tale of a horse and a young man bonded by war. that story is playing out at the kennedy center. good morning, holly. good morning. we're getting a special sneak peek this morning, allison. war horse is in town and opens tonight at the kennedy center. this morning, the actors are spending time. coming up, firsthand why you and your families need to come out and see the show all live next. stay with us on fox 5 news. ml security is justst a number.
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. the winner of five, five tony awards makes its way here. war horse is the heartwarming story of a boy and his beloved horse torn a part by world war i. >> the show is not only visually striking with puppets and acting. >> big puppets. >> yeah. >> and hey, come find me, jimmy! >> you will find plenty of music to move you. hole morris has more from the kennedy center. >> oh, holly. >> holly. >> reporter: good morning. you're right. five tony's. a puppet so big it takes three actors to run it. when you're tacking about war horse, it's running in new york, london, toronto. the national touring company started this past june and just rode into town last night here and opens at the kennedy center and it's with great pleasure i get to introduce to you john
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and megan both in the show. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> and thank you for the early call this morning. >> and not a problem. >> i understand you're the song man and when we talk about the show in general, was thinking of something it's similar to but it's really a one-of-a- kind. >> i think so, too. it's a musical naireration part? >> it's not a musical but it is a musical. >> right. >> and talk about the story in general and people are mesmerized when they see the show on stage. >> absolutely. the horses are so captivating and people really let their imaginations take over, which is fantastic. you get to see like people say he's breathing, his rib cage is moving and you really, the act, the puppeteers disappear after awhile and you see the horses which, is fantastic. >> and let's talk about the story and, really, the your honoree that people go through when they watch the show. >> uh. >> it starts off in devon, like
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a western like country, england place and people are -- it's like our country folk, you know. >> uh-huh. >> and they're not used to -- what am i say something. >> and yew saying it's hard to describe in words the show. >> it is. >> which which is true. >> yeah. >> and it is a though atical experience and started out as a book and became this play and the movie and there are a lot of people that have just seen the movie. high is it different seeing it on stage versus the theater? >> i think the beauty of having the puppets is jelly, the main horse, has much more of a voice and it's not just shocks of a beautiful horse. joey has a personality and we have four different teams of
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puppeteers that work the horses and each has a different personality, so every night, it's a different show. every night it's a different story and you never know what joey's going to do. like a real horse. and that is a living, breathing thing, which is fantastic. >> another thing that can change, the musical narrative and when you play it, it has one dynamic. as a woman, a different dynamic. >> very different. there are six women in the company. and in the acting company. it's a very male-heavy show. when a woman goes on, when i go on as a song person, it adds like a maternal september to it. the only women in this show, the only women who are actors in this show are mothers, like -- . >> right. >> the two main women are mothers. >> can you you play something for us? >> yeah, sure. [ singing ] hot for days
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against all of the songs that you can sing. that some day you will love and the next day you will lose, and winter will turn in to spring. and the snow follows the wrinkle. >> it runs through november 11th. we have a link to their show. make sure to enjoy this show for the family. in the next hour, we'll have our own moment. the three actors that play joey the horse will show us firsthand how they will bring the horse to life. we have more after the break.  [ obama ] i'm barack o obama, and i approve this message.
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previously mitt has been all over the map. >> america must lead. for that to happen we have to strengthen the economy at home. >> straight ahead at 8:00 the final round. who came out on top in the last debate. and what will it mean with just 14 days left until voters hit
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the polls. >> plus, do popular energy drinks have deadly side effects. i'm melanie alnwick in the newsroom with a story coming up. >> later putting down the pad and paper. one of the most famous newspaper reporters calls it quits. i'm tony perkins. >> i'm allison seymour. man is help famous. >> good tease. tucker barnes is here to tell us about the weather conditions. >> weather was teasing us yesterday. low 70s. we will be full blown late summer feel with highs in the 70s and low 80s. >> excited. i have running around to do. >> put the windows down, open the windows at the house after turning on the heat the last couple of nights. let's get a look at the satellite and radar. the big change from yesterday, warmer temperatures. but also a bit in the way of additional cloud cover. we have rain showe off to the north. if you are a viewer to the
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north and west, up to hagerstown in southern pennsylvania you will encounter the showers working across central portions of pennsylvania. for the rest of us, we are on the southern end of this. cloud cover from time to time but we should remain dry for tuesday. warm by this afternoon with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. 55 in town. 47 at dulles. bwi marshall 50 degrees. forecast high about 10 to 12 above normal. highs in the upper 70s to 80 andnice and dry. partly sunny officially and warm. more details on the forecast and our weather and tropical storm sandy in a couple of minutes. a lot of slow traffic wrapped around the capital beltway. you will find delays on the gw
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parkway heading south. a 24 minute ride and that is with all lanes open. earlier incident at the key bridge has cleared. northbound 295 has been a sour spot this morning. leaving the capital beltway almost a 20 minute commute. the stalled car that was contributing to the delay has cleared. eastbound 66 to 234 are a crash off the roadway to the shoulder. lanes are open but heavy and slow leaving manassas to centerville. in the district here we he go. nice and slow kenilworth approaching earn. traffic is heavy and slow continuing to pennsylvania avenue. well, with just two weeks until election day, the race for president is in the final phase. today president obama takes his closing argument on the road to ohio. it's a crucial battleground state, of course. mitt romney will begin his
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blitz in nevada. last night the two candidates held their third and final debate at lynn university. this time the focus was on foreign policy. both candidates ultimately have the same goal on november 6th, we saw two different strategies to get there. one of the most notable moments came when the two sparred over the size of the military. >> our navy is smaller than at any time since 1917. the navy said they needed 313 ships to carry out the mission. we are at 285. we are heading through the low 200s if we go through a sequestration. that is unacceptable to me. >> i think governor romney hasn't spent enough time looking at how the military works. you mentioned the navy. we have fewer ships than 1916. well, governor, we have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military has changed. >> aircraft carriers where
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planes land. >> overnight polling shows president obama won that debate according to the people you talk to which could give his campaign much needed mow hen men tom -- momentum. governor romney switched it to the economy a couple of times. we will take a closer look in about 15 minutes. there is growing concern about energy drink products. a maryland family is blaming monster energy drinks for the death of their teenage daughter. the fda is looking into at least five deaths that may have been tied to the product in recent years. melanie alnwick is in the newsroom with this story. >> reporter: every since energy understanding drinks hit the market, they have been popular with young adults. it's a $6 million industry and there is concern that the unregulated amounts of caffeine are dangerous to teens. a maryland family says monster energy drink contributed to their daughter's death and they
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are suing to keep others safe. her 14-year-old daughter, anise drank two cans, 24-ounce cans in 24 hours last december. suddenly she was in cardiac arrest. >> she was gasping for air. she was making awful noises and she had no pulse but her heart was beating. god her on the floor and her heart stopped and i started cpr. >> she wants to make sure that energy drinks are regulated by the fda like soda is regulated by the fda and no dose pills are regulated by the fda and we believe energy drinks need better warnings. >> the autopsy report says anise died from caffeine
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toxicity. the food and drug administration limits the amount of caffeine in soft drinks but energy drinks are not regulated because they are considered dietary supplements. the family's attorney says it discovered the other deaths through a freedom of information act filed through the fda. monster issued a statement saying it's not responsible for the death and that it's unaware of any fatality caused by its products. the fda says the reports of death in its database linked to consuming monster does not show that the beverage caused the deaths. >> thank you. police in prince george's county are looking for a suspect in the attempted sexual assault of a 6-year-old boy. it happened yesterday evening along the 3500 block of pearl drive in suitland. the victim's family says a lawn care worker lured the child to a remote area and attacked him. a woman walking by heard the boy scream and brought him to
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safety. new this morning a head's up for anyone in arlington. police will conduct a scheduled emergency drill along the 3900 block of 26th police will be us makers, training devices that use paint balls and a large police presence. residents will have access to their homes. the drill began about two hours ago until 3:00 p.m. also new this morning, apple's big announcement could be a small one. in a few hours the tech giant will unlike -- likely unveil its latest product, a smaller version of the ipad. analysts predict it will be about half the size of the regular tablet. apple has sold 84 million ipads since the debut in april of 10eu6789. an american astronaut blasted off with two russian
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cosmonauts about an hour ago. american astronaut kevin ford and two others are now on their way to the international space station. despite their busy workload, the three say they are ready for the six month mission. it will take them two days to get to the space station. >> can you imagine blasting off knowing you will be in space for six months. >> what does that do to your system? >> a special person that can do that. >> coming up, setting the stage for the fall classic. dave ross has a look at game 7 between the san francisco giants and the st. louis cardinals. >> plus, a closer look at the final debate and what it means for the final two weeks of the presidential campaign. 
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looking at the day ahead the trial of a former fbi agent accused of killing a teenager in a car crash resumes in prince george's county.
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authorities say adrian johnson was drunk and speeding when he broadsided lawrence gardner's car in february of 2011. also today the d.c. council holds a hearing on a bill that would allow self driving cars on the streets of the nation's capital. three states passed similar bills. several auto manufacturers and google are developing the technology that could be available within a decade. finally, the marine corps honors its most decorated veterans. today workers will install a statue of lewis fuller outside the marine corps near quantico. he is the only marine to be awarded five navy crosses. tucker barnes is here with an update on the weather. >> i got a sneak peek at this photo, too.
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>> are you cheating? >> i did. it's good. >> time for first photo of the day. >> handsome fellow. >> take the key off. we have to see the whole outfit. he is so cute. >> he is stylish. this is -- good morning to 8 1/2-month-old connor west graham. >> standing up at 8 1/2 months. >> those are some styling pants. >> he looks like an old soul, like he upped stands a lot. >> i love it. guys, he's standing up like that at 8 1/2 months. >> he has help. >> look how straight he is standing. >> got his slacks on. >> usually walking and standing like that at a-year-old. >> in some cases older. >> even older. >> his family says he has a personality that will warm your heart and we can see why.
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>> sure can. i love the outfit. >> our 8:00 producer chris smith is a stylish young man. i bet that is how he dressed at a -- as a baby. i can see him rocking that outfit. >> to send us your picture, go to my fox d.c. 55 in washington. up to the north pittsburgh 670. 62 detroit and it's slightly warmer air off to the west that is moving in on a southwest wind. yesterday we got in the low 70s. monday turned into a great day. i think it will be warmer today. why the warm conditions? the jet stream. we have been talking about the big storms out to the west. with a big dip in the jet streams, they have cool air for the week and we are on the warm side of things. temperatures will be well above normal not only today but for
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the remainder of the week. the temperatures will be in the 70s every day. today will be the warmest with highs approaching 80. there is the accuweather seven day. 7 this afternoon. partly sunny conditions expected. nice tomorrow, thursday, friday, you get the idea. big changes for the end of the weekend. cold front. maybe the remnants of sandy. we have to watch that. highs on monday 54 degrees. that is weather. let's get traffic with julie wright. >> got to pull out the scarf and mittens now. >> not today. >> on monday. 54 degrees. >> that is a week away, julie. >> i have to prepare for these things, tucker. on the roads, prepare for a sl ride. southbound gw parkway, 24 minute ride. earlier problem at the key bridge has cleared. delays on the outer loop north on the beltway leaving route 4 to the bw parkway a 24 minute
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commute. 295 before the bridge has cleared. kenilworth avenue is slow past the dc line. inbound new york avenue is congested through the traffic lights northeast to northwest. inbound on 66 at 234 south in manassas, accident off to the shoulder. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. the time for debating is over. now back to campaign trail. did any of the matchups change voters minds? joining us is dr. chris arterton. let's talk about the three
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debates that we just sat through. i was joking with you for about 10 1/2 hours of our life the last two weeks or so. what did you think about the debates just putting it in historical perspective. >> trial -- historically debates don't often change people's minds. but i think the first debate clearly had a major impact on the race. the obama campaign spent the entire summer sort of chase testing mr. romney as being out of touch and then during the first debate he showed himself to be personable and articulate. i think that take away a lot of the attacks that obama had pushed toward him. beyond that, i think the debates have been won, if that's the word, which i don't think, by mr. obama but i think the real question is were they
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able to accomplish what they wanted. last night they were speaking to very narrow segments of the undecided voters and trying to appeal to them. >> doctor, what picks up steam what gets the attention of the people watching and even the people there. when they had the exchange about the size of the military, i think you heard a little laughter. i'm not sure what you heard in the audience but what do you think gets the attention of people to maybe dare i say sway a voter to one side or the other. >> i think unfortunately what gets the attention of the media and folks who spend their time watching this are the zingers, the one-liners where they really put people down. i think the voters on the other hand are trying to seek real knowledge and debates are not true debates in one person identifying what they want then
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a reason discussion of that. they are more like joint press conferences where each is staying to his talking points trying to communicate a message to those last few undecided voters. for example, last night we saw a lot about women both obama talking about women in the middle east and they need to improve their lives and then both candidates talking about the economy here trying to link that to foreign policy. but basically trying to appeal to women which appears to be the most critical voters that will really determine the election. >> we could pick out little things in debates going way back. actually, let's go way back. let's talk about the nixon, president nixon with the 5:00 shadow of the sweaty appearance. are people watching for body language or appearance as much as they are listening or does
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that not really matter? >> i think in the age of television -- you mentioned the first televised debate, appearances are important. in that particular case, much like today, last night, we had a person who was well known having served as vice president for eight years and a challenger completely unknown. so, in terms of kind of the pecking order, the prestige that people gave nixon versus kennedy, kennedy's appearance put him on an equal footing with the vice president. that did have a major impact. >> not to interrupt you but we saw in the first debate a lot was made of the president looking down and vice president joe biden sort of with that smile on his face when he went up against paul ryan. so, you know, you do sort of notice it and perhaps it's because of that format as you
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call it the joint press conference. >> yeah. i think that is certainly true. i thought in that first debate you did a lot of head shots and you would switch between romney and obama and romney is physically bigger. his head is bigger than obama, particularly with the haircut and obama's close cut hair. when you shifted from one quickly to the other, the president came off as looking less vigorous, if you will, than romney did. but i think that was one of the reasons why obama went on the attack in the second and third debate was that he could not sit back and let romney capture the attention. >> it's been a pleasure talking to you. fascinating. >> i enjoyed it. >> we will be right back. thanks again. president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve...
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i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. welcome back. national geographic magazine has a collection of over 11 million photos. many are stunning. >> now a couple hundreds are going up for auction. who could forget this picture. they include 240 people of
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wildlife, landscapes, expeditions from the late 1800 z to the present and portraits. they are expected to get about $3 million when christie's auction house puts them on the block in december. they did a follow-up for her today. call it another sign of the times. apparently even clark kent sees the writing on the wall when it comes to the newspaper industry. in new issue of d.c. comics, he quits his job at the daily planet. at least he didn't get fired. the corn incarnation has been apparently taking heat at the higher ups for not turning in front page stories. little do he they know he could punch them through the wall. kent will instead turn to the internet finding fame as a blogger. the new issue hits newsstands tomorrow. >> i kind of love it. >> that version of clark kent not hiding his superman
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and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility,
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grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. making headlines, a body found in new jersey appears to be that of a missing 12-year- old girl. autumn pasquale was reported missing saturday night. that set off a large search over the last two days. the body was discovered in a recycling container last night. an autopsy to confirm the identity of the girl will be performed today. metro proposed a new bus route that they hope will keep
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their drivers and passengers safe. the w 6 and w 8 bus routes are dangerous after rocks have been thrown at the buses. they happened on jasper road and elvin road. metro is considering stopping bus service to the areas. that means passengers would pick up a bus about a half mile down the road. and check this out, a storm from the gulf of alaska has stalled over northern california dumping as much as two feet of snow in the sierra nevada mountains and spawned a tornado near sacramento and brought heavy rain to fran. i saw some of that in it game last night. >> yeah. >> everything. >> yeah. here at home, we are still enjoying fall and the spectacular sites that the season has to offer. >> this is a picture sent in by yvonne from her office in charles town, west virginia.
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thank you for watching. she says a friend noticed it looked like a dr. suess character. i tend to agree. if you have a great picture to share, e-mail it to us at my weather photo at >> i went for a run yesterday. it was gorgeous. >> great time of year. >> i love warm weather but i dare say fall might be the most exciting season going into it. >> nice transition. >> yvonne sent that to my e- mail. send us your pictures if you have them. we will put them up. we are spectacular leaf wise. 55 annapolis. temperatures are cool but we are not cold. yesterday we were cold. we are doing better today. a few clouds rolling through at
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the moment. we have showers off to the north and west. you can see it in pennsylvania. it's tracking west to east. i don't think we will see a lot -- i can almost guarantee we won't see rain around here, fingers crossed. up to the north and west, hagerstown, pennsylvania you will likely encounter showers. the rest of us, some clouds will roll in, so a partly cloudy day. but we should be warm. will be has shifted out of the south an west and will allow the warm temperatures in today. this is tropical storm sandy. maximum wind 45 miles per hour. it's getting its act together lifting to the north. there is jammed under a tropical storm warning -- jay make kay is under a tropical storm storm warning then cuba is next. day 5 the cone of uncertainty
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is uncertain. there is the accuweather seven- day forecast, a big cool down by the end of the weekend. allison, over to you. eating organic sounds like it should be better for children but the nation's leading pediatrician group says there is no proof the pesticide food offers any nutritional benefits. the group warns the higher price may make parents buy less of them. d.c. could have a ban on sugary drinks similar to the one passed in new york city. council members mary cheye, michael brown and vincent orange are in favor of restricting the sizes of sugary drinks. others say they would be open to take a look at the idea. the new york ban will limit the
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sale to 16 ounces at restaurants and concession stands beginning in march. well, allison, we are learning more about the deadly meningitis outbreak caused by tainted steroid shots. medical facilities and hospitals across the country are contacting patients that received other medicines made by the same compounding pharmacy. we turn to dr. jo live in tampa. good morning. it seems like this has dropped below the radar during the last week. what is the latest here and across the country? >> well, good morning, tony. the numbers are growing. there is 297 nationwide with 23 deaths. in your area, 17 cases in maryland with one death and 41 in virginia with two deaths. now, these deal with that first lot of drugs. those individuals almost all have been contacted, according
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to the dc -- cdc. last count more than 97% that were contacted. when the people are contacted they are evaluated. i know in the state of florida, some of the people notified were found to be infected. so they didn't present. they had to be notified to find out that they had the infection or the symptoms of the infection. so, they are saying that the symptoms can be so subtle that people don't know they have it. that is concerning. almost all have been contacted. the second round of drugs include drugs injected into the joint, eye or back. another drug injected into hearts. now, two patients, one was a heart transplant patient and a woman that got the different steroid inject when her back both developed fungal infections. at this point in time the fda is not saying that it was directedly linked to the nec drugs but they are asking all the medical centers to contact those individuals. at this point in time i was unable to get a count how many
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had been contacted. that contact may come in an e- mail, letter, phone call. one of the cernes that i called said that they are personally calling each and every patient just to make sure that they are okay. >> tell us about this particular meningitis. not all meningitis from what i understand is deadly. why is this one so deadly. >> well, you know, you have to remember that fungal meningitis is relatively rare. it affects people that have come pro mizeed immune systems. this drug that was contaminated with the fungus was directed -- injected into the final cord. so, our immune testimony didn't have the opportunity in some of these individuals to fight it in essence. especially here we heard of an age rage of people as young as 27, 28 being infected up to 87. so, it can happen to anyone
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because of the mode of transmission and the way it was injected. >> i want to switch gears quickly. all of us dealt with the stomach rumbling. i deal with it every morning on the set. people associate that with pregnancy. obviously i don't. you say everybody gets them? >> yes, they do. i mean, we all have those cravings. they are not coming from our stomach or digestive track but our brain. something within the brain triggers us to say i want that food. one of the big examples is popcorn in a movie theater or turkey dinner on thanksgiving. we associate pleasant things with the foods that we eat. we may want them or crave them. there is also the thought that perhaps we may be compromising for something else. like if we are down, we may need higher ser ton inlevels so we reach for the carbs, those carbs that help us increase the
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serotonin in the brain. there are dopamine receptors that are energized. there is a drug they are testing to decrease cravings. >> dr. jo, thank you, we appreciate it. >> thank you. still ahead, celebration in the streets of san francisco. dave ross joins us with highlights of game 7 of the national league championship series. series. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis.
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look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again.
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well, it seven games but the world series is finally set. >> we like that. we like seven games. the giants host the detroit tigers. i don't know why i'm reading this. dave is here. he has the sports. >> when you get a game 7 it's drama. every pitch you are on the edge of your seat. not so much last night. this thing was over before it began. i kept thinking this could have been in d.c. it could have been red towels we were waving. torture but that's what i do. big play of the day. i don't know where he thought
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the ball was going. and here comes the kung-fu panda. all three runs come around to score. 5-0 game which becomes a 9-0 game. the route was on. i guess as a nats fan do you feel better seeing the cardinals lose. >> i do. >> i wanted it to be more. >> bigger than that. >> i didn't get as much satisfaction as i thought i would seeing them lose. giants and detroit, game one tomorrow night. justin verlander going for the tigers. allison you had a chris cooley related question. a girlfriend into football had fred davis on her fantasy team. he is out. she is like should i pick up chris cooley if he's available. >> i had fred catches on my fantasy team as well. i would not rush out in the free agent market and pick up
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chris cooley. logan paulson might be a better option as far as statistics go for the redskins. i expect him to get the start. chris cooley is back. he said this on his facebook page about 30 minutes ago. dam, i have to go to work today. work hard, play hard. >> welcome back chris. >> that's the way he rolls as the kids say. but he is back. we would expect him to practice and possibly see time sunday as well. i don't know how big of a fantasy impact he will make right away. i think eventually you will see him work himself back in as long as the knee holds up and be productive. >> he is living a fantasy life, isn't he? >> i feel bad about fred davis. he is great. that is a big loss. i had a feeling somehow cooley would come back. >> that's why he stuck around.
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>> rg3, final thoughts, i hope fans realize how good this kid has been. this is a fourth down play. one of the better plays you will see. keep this alive and find logan paulson for the first down. that lead them down on the drive that they went ahead with on the santana moss touchdown. but he does everything. i don't want to say by himself but i will say this. he and alfred morris are the two big changes from the offense from a year ago and this offense is light-years ahead of where it was a year ago. it's all about as i like to call them the ferrari. >> what he did to complete the pass as he is going to the ground, unbelievable. >> i sat there in the meadowlands like this. he does things every week that make you drop your jaw.
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>> he got a clap from the giants fans as he walked off the field. coming up, from the big screen to the stage at the kennedy center. >> holly is live with a look at war horse. >> you will be impressed. this is amazing. war horse rides in tonight at the kennedy center. the star of the show, the horse so big it takes three actors to pull it off. pull it off. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware.
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welcome back. you were off thursday and friday. i mentioned in passing it was for a good reason. >> did you say that? >> i did. >> thank you, tony. here is the deal. i often talk about my university and alma mater,
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hampton university in virginia. the scripts howard school of journalism celebrated the 10- year anniversary. part of the day's events included a hall of fame induction ceremony. well, i'm honored to say that i was one of the inductees, spencer christian is one of the inductees. so, here is what it takes. there is me. that is my cheesy picture by the plaque. it is for graduates and faculty that earned high distinction in the field of journalism and communication. i was humbled in that moment. you don't realize how you will feel when something you love so much, in this case your school, gives you that kind of honor. so, thanks to my alma mater, i love everybody very much there, president harvey and dean brett fully in the picture and the whole group that put me in that position. thank you so much. >> my girlfriend was let's get out of here before they realize
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you aren't the one -- [ laughter ] >> congratulations. >> it was something else indeed. >> you done good. >> it ain't over, i don't think. >> no. that's just the first of many. if you saw the movie, you know you are in for a treat. did you see war horse. >> i couldn't deal with it. it was like lassie on steroids. war horse brings together a host of talented actors and creative productions from the hand spring pup pit company from south africa. holly has more from the kennedy center. >> reporter: good morning. war horse actually started out as a novel. it was written by michael moore pergo. then it was a play then a movie. the interesting thing is michael was a part of all three of those. that's why this has been so award winning at every level, five tony's when you talk about
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the play. six academy award nominations when you talk about the movie. the star in all of those is the horse itself. bringing it to life on stage is no small feat. that's why it takes three or six feet i should say to bring to life. joey, let me introduce you to the people that bring joey to life. good morning to all three of you. >> good morning. >> first of all, what is your training to be a horse? >> well, when we first got together, we were just the horses for about the first two weeks. for those two weeks we did a lot of research in the audio and watched a lot of video. we visited a couple of stables in new york to watch horse behavior and stuff like that. >> are you actors, dancers, puppeteers? what are you? >> there is a good mix of actors and dancers and a few puppet tears as well anyone
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that starts with war horse is i will equipped. they taught us everything from the ground up. i think it's the power of teamwork. >> i'm glad you brought that up. communication has to be the key. how do you make three become one and how do you communicate on stage to make sure that it's working the way it should. >> breath is the key things. they are adamant about the puppets breathing, struggling to life to be a life form. breathing is the key to that. the heart position which brian plays, the heart and lungs of the show. so, he basically creates the breathing by doing that small plea i didn't which allows joey to rise and fall. >> we are all breathing together right now. >> i didn't know it. you guys are in sync. you are being funny when you
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say it's subtle but for tomb people to believe the horse is real it is in those subtle movements, the twitch of the ear. >> we call it micro movement. when you see a tiny thing like the twitch of an ear or a leg stomping up and back down, the reaction is somebody in the audience nudging the person next to them, did you see that, it's scared. >> the horse is a character as much as everyone else. >> those little movements tell the story so clearly and they seem like such little things but they fill out the picture. >> let's talk about the horse sounds. how does one learn to winnie? >> it takes time. we listen to audio when we first started the first two weeks and it's so far away from where we are now. three months from now we will
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be much more sharp. it's an ongoing thing. >> can i hear your winnie. >> sure. >> all three of us. >> yeah [horse noise]. >> that is impressive. >> i heard this role is so demanding that there is more than the three of you. there are other sets of three that play joey. >> we rotate out. >> that says a lot. so, there is the heart, head and hind. who does the sound of the hind. let's not go there. if you could say one thing to get people to come to the show, what would you say? >> it's a they at try came event for truly all ages. you will have an amazing time. if you like theater and you like history, just having a great emotional experience. >> and local boys done good.
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yeah. thank you so much. take me to break. winnie me out. we have a link to the kennedy center. runs through november the 11th. get your tickets now. in the next hour -- let me hear it -- you will see the whole horse in action and we will interact with him as well. m as i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes.
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