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impediments, but none has been more erroneous than what we have seen from the implementation of obama care. >> the secret service closed down the street as vice president joe biden campaigned for terri mcauliffe. a race he said was also about sending a message. this one, about who was responsible for the government dishownt. >> but, because it's the first major race between the forces and face of the new republican tea party. a tea party whose social is outdone by hostility, science and technology. >> what about the president's drop in approval rating and the problems with obama care. will that hurt you at all? >> what virginiaens are focused on, we have big issues, sequestration. how do we replace those jobs? how do you grow and diversify the economy? >> in northern virginia, peggy fox, wusa9. >> and turn out is expected to
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be light. so all the more reason both sides are pushing to get out their base. open tomorrow from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >> for the first time in 24 years, voters will have a choice in the college park mayor's race. the current mayor is being opposed by robert. he's a middle schoolteacher at george washington university. and mayor fellows house improvements along the route 1 corridor. if elected, he'll work to soften the hostility toward university of maryland students. and other cities in maryland also will hold municipal elections on tuesday and among those, takoma park, which is making voting history. it is the only place in america where it is legal for teens as young as 16 to cast a municipal ballot thanks to city council approval back in may. and scott broom is in the montgomery county maryland suburb with what they expect tomorrow. >> well despite this rather unorthodox expansion of the franchise to vote for high
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school sophomores and juniors. turnout tomorrow is expected to be low in what is a sleeper of a local elections. >> seen early voting in a video posted by the city, alana has become the first 16-year- old in history to vote in a local election, according to takoma park officials. >> we want our government to represent us. >> do you know who the mayor is? >> nope. >> some of her high school peers, not so civil minded. >> i don't pay attention. >> we can vote now? >> yeah, you can vote. >> surprise you that i interviewed young people today and they were unaware you are their mayor? >> that would not surprise me. >> the mayor voted along with the council here to lower the voting age for municipal elections to 16. >> and the thing that won me over was talking about the age at which you start and where you are and when you are 16 and 17, you are much more likely to be living at home with your
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parents in a place that you grew up in that you are familiar with. you are part of the community. you know some of the issues. >> about 90, 16 and 17-year- olds have registered since takoma park lowered the age in may. >> i just generally tend to think that the average 16 and 17-year-old is not interested in community affairs. it's tough enough to get mature adults to pay attention to that stuff. >> takoma park suffers from a serious turnout problem. 20% is considered high and tomorrow with everyone running unopposed, they will be lucky if they get 1,000 of the city's 18,000 residents to come out have and vote with people as young adds 16 being allowed to cast ballots. scott broom, wusa9. >> and takoma park's remarkably liberal rules allow illegal immigrants to vote and offer same-day registration. >> as many as three people are in custody after tense moments
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at central connecticut state university. students reported seeing a man wearing a mask and camouflage pants with a gun walking around campus. school officials did call for a lockdown and told students to stay away from doors and windows. that lockdown has been lifted, but classes have been canceled for the day. >> police are looking for suspects in a deadly stabbing at gas station. it happened near central avenue in capital heights last night. investigators first there was a fight and that have, the two victims got into a car and drove to meadow way. that's where the first victim died. a second man who was stabbed should be okay. so far, police have no motive in this case. is being taken offline daily between 1 and a 5 in the morning for repairs. rush to get the website working better. a congressional committee released administration meeting notes explaning the paper applications end up in the same place for processing. danielle nottingham reports from the white house.
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>> consumers filling out paper applications for insurance coverage were in no better shape than those struggling with the website. according to notes taken during administration meetings about the troubled rollout of a congressional oversight committee released the note showing all applications eventually go through the website and applicants were directed to fill them out to feel like they were making progress. the white house says it was never the intent to have people think the paper process was faster. >> the point was to relieve some of the frustration that americans were understandably experiencing. >> three years ago, the white house got a warning from a trusted outside healthcare consultant that there would be problems with the launch of the affordable care act website. >> david cutler said the people in charge didn't have the expertise to pull it off. >> when you don't have the right people and the right system, something goes wrong. >> some members are congress are urging the white house to
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take down the site until all the bugs have been worked out. some people are able to use it and it will be fixed by the end of the month. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. a new survey shows 55% of participants know enough to understand how it impacts them and that is up 8% in the last month. and overturned fertilizer truck left people sitting in traffic for four hours this morning. that crash happened just before 3:00 on route 29 in warrenton. southbound traffic started creeping along around 6:15 and northbound traffic was frozen until 7:00. that truck driver has been charged with reckless driving. doors closing. metro shutting down one entrance to the metro station for the next five months. the problem is the escalators on the east side need to be replaced. it is part of a $151 million project to replace a total of 128 metro escalators. the entrance will remain open.
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>> tens of thousands of protesters packed the streets in iran's capital for the biggest antiamerican rally in years. cbs's tina clauss reports from london. >> a record number of protesters turned out in tehran this year to take a stand against the u.s. iranians rally at this time every year to mark the 1979 student takeover of the u.s. embassy. they are worried the president is getting too friendly with the u.s. as he negotiates iran's controversial nuclear program. protesters shouted death to america and burn u.s. flags. this woman says i love iran and i won't let any invaders step food in my country. iran resumes talks with the u.s. and five other world powers this week. aimed at ending a nuclear soundoff. international leaders worry tehran is building nuclear weapons, but iran insists it
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wants reactors for energy. rouhani hopes to strike a compromise that could end sanctions that hurt iran's economy. but conservatives in his government say the u.s. and its allies cannot be trusted. tina, cbs news. >> the 1979 takeover triggered a hostage crisis with 52 u.s. diplomats held for 444 days and the ties between iran and the u.s. have been severed ever since. pretty chaotic scene inside an egyptian courtroom today as mohammad morsi had a brief hearing. >> half of the room exploded in cheers. they were chanting, down with the military. and the other half of the room, including some egyptian journalists were shouting, execution, execution. >> that was cbs's clarissa ward who said the whole thing felt like a circus. security forces are on high alert. we don't see the same kind of
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violence creeping up that we saw last summer. >> well, the washington redskins are preparing for the minnesota vikings following yesterday's thrilling overtime victory. the third rushing of the game sealed the victory at fedex field. that followed a brilliant goal line in washington stopped the san diego chargers on three places. play the vikings thursday night in minnesota. >> and tomorrow, the d.c. city council is set to vote on a measure that will ask the redskins to change their name. asking for their support. it reads in part. as a resident of d.c., we encourage you to share what redskins pride means to you, your family and friends. the d.c. city council hear from you directly. call, e-mail, fax your comments to the council members. the council has no authority to force the redskins to change their name. >> an ugly situation brewing
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inside the miami dolphins locker room and it has nothing to do with football. coming up at 5:30, how workplace bullying may have driven two players from the scene. top. >> i have a jacket on now. hopefully a jacket all day. our coldest day so far this fall. we're in the 40s. 45. 43 in leesburg. 45 in manassas. by the way, our average high is 63. we'll come back and let you know if we get to an average high and yellow alert in the future. >> also coming up, a test to determine if your pregnancy is at risk for a deadly complication. >> and right after the break, the obvious answer on what to do with all those extra pumpkins. obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad.
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all right, what do you do all your pumpkins? across our area, pumpkin chucking competitions. scores of children turned out for this contest on a farm in blue monte, virginia. the pumpkins were on a zip line, tossed from a forklift. check this out. wow. the pumpkin chunking zoo continues through tomorrow. listen to all those kids screaming. all right. researchers say they discovered the world's first test to accurately diagnosis a complication during pregnancy that can be life threatening. >> and reports from london about tonight's health alert. >> when sebastian came into the world two months early, he wasn't breathing. >> the fear of carrying this
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baby to 33. >> came up with a blood test that can diagnosis the complication before it develops. >> we don't have any treatment for pree clams yay. the only cure is the delivery of the baby. dr. lucy chapel says the test measures protein levels and 96% accurate. so, if you have very low levels of this protein, it reflects the fact that your placenta is not growing well and that's the heart of the disease. >> preeclamsia affects affects 8% of women. >> she hopes it will be available to put her and other expecting moms at ease. alfonzo van marsh, cbs news, london. u.s. researchers are conducting a study and hope to have results they can present to the fda next year. researchers published the study today in the american heart
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association journal called circulation. >> and in case you missed it, video right now of yesterday's hybrid solar eclipse. this is video from ewe uganda. they were lucky enough to witness the solar show. it's call add hybrid eclipse because some people saw a partial eclipse and others got to see the moon completely block out the sun. and yay, look who is back here. yay. it's great to be back. well, you can't see my crutches. they are some place special, hidden, but it's so fantastic. our director says he hid them and he's not giving them back. i guess you'll be carrying me to the car. >> with joy. >> can i just say thank you to everybody who e-mailed and tweeted and face booked and i got back and had lovely notes and cards and flowers and a cup cake from somebody who is
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trying to make me not be able to fit in my clothes anymore, jan jeffcoat. it was so sweet and thank you to you guys. i missed you guys a lot. >> are you on schedule? >> i'm on schedule, trying to be a good patient. follow the directions. less is more. >> right. >> okay. >> slow and steady. >> welcome back. >> that's right, the tortis. the coldest day so far this fall. even with the dim sunshine. we didn't hit 50 today. average high is 63. let's start with a live look outside. it's our weather cam. we have high, mid level clouds and it's dry. relative humidity is 36%. look at the dew points in the teens now. this is the time of year, we said this, you want to add moisture back into your home. looking at temperature of 45. winds east, northeast at 6 and easterly component will keep clouds in tonight and through much of tomorrow and actually into wednesday to some extent. you see all the mid and high
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level clouds roll through. not producing any showers, but it will keep temperatures down during the day and i happen and up at night. only 42 in fairfax. again, this is almost 20 degrees below average. 44 in college park. so, a lot of clouds, but not as cold tonight. a little bit of a benefit. still cold at the bus stop. no 20s tomorrow morning, but kids will have 30s. keep that in mind. a bit milder on tuesday. wednesday by far and away the best day of the week. you could play golf, you could do a bike ride, you could do anything on wednesday. for tonight, mostly cloudy, not as cold, 32 to 40. so about 40 downtown. winds east, northeast at 5 to 10. and then by morning, mostly cloudy with a cold start. not as cold as this morning, but 30s and 40s and then by afternoon, we're going to stay mostly cloudy, a bit milder.
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a high temperature 54 to 58 and winds easterly at about 10. so, we'll kind of break it down for you. 40s to start. low to mid 40s to start and these are downtown temperatures. there will be 30s in the suburbs. 53 by 11:00 and 56 with a few breaks in the clouds by 1:00. a light jacket a good idea all day tomorrow. even though we are staying mostly cloudy, take your sunglasses as well. wednesday, best day of the week. 63, partly sunny, more sunshine, and then thursday we have to go yellow alert already because showers and some rain and maybe a thunderstorm on thursday. highs in the low 60s. next seven days, behind that cold front, a little cooler on friday, but a strong end to the week with high school football games scheduled. chris, 55 for a high. weekend pretty nice. either side of 60. terps in town. and then a little bit cooler on monday with temperatures in the mid 50s. but all in all, not a bad seven- day. we are losing sight that our
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average high is 63. >> have we -- did we have the peek of the colors last weekend? >> this weekend, you know, around town and close to town. i would say their peek in the suburbs, they seem to be hanging on the trees longer than years past. i don't know what that means. >> it is glorious. waiting for topper to get him up. >> uh-huh. >> okay. any weekend or any day for that matter. okay. after the break, the unfortunate winner in the tell frustration madness tournament. tell me about that, i miss all that excitement. plus, a real lifesaver. a local teacher is honored for her heroics. those stories and more are just ahead.
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we have a winner in our registration madness. president obama received 68% of the vote in his matchup against the very healthcare law that he created. so, in his own bracket, he beat, look at what he beat, traffic, for cost of living, toll roads, local political corruption. >> people are more frustrated with the president than they are with all of those things.
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>> i personally thought area speed cameras would do some damage. they didn't make it past the second round. >> he beat out traffic? i don't know. all right, a teacher's bravery is recognized today in bethesda. alex corbit scrambled to help a rafter who was in trouble. stranded in the rapids with only an oar, he couldn't swim. well corbit and bystanders form a human chain for a human rescue. >> the man that was physically fit went in first and i was in the middle and he pulled his oar and i pulled the man in the middle and pulled him out. and saved him. >> thank goodness she and they were there. montgomery county fire and rescue recognized corbit. her students were warned as all of us should be about the dangers of the potomac river and reminded everybody it is
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illegal to wade or swim in the water. there was a giant birthday bash in china over the weekend. some did sleep through the celebration, as you can see there. 14 giant panda cubs celebrated their 100 days birthday. they grow up a lot faster than people. and some of the cubs weigh 20 times their birth weight at this point in their lives. i think they start as little butter sticks. from adorable pandas to a mischievous pig still out there tonight. this is a scene in iowa that has drivers cracking up. the oinker pops up in the town of coralville and drivers spotted it running through iowa city. >> it does not want to be bacon. still ahead, a deadly shooting and a bomb threat within days. how safe are you inside the terminal? the not so settling answer from a congressional leader.
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plus, why the next cab you take in d.c. could be ticketed and towed right from underneath you. bruce johnson has the story. he'll bring to to us in a bit. >> after the break, how workplace bullying drew a lineman from the locker room and landed another in some big trouble. ózç obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad.
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terry mcauliffe will make an outstanding governor. it's mcauliffe who's more capable of governing effectively under mcauliffe virginia will remain open, tolerant and pragmatic, friendly to business and committed to job growth. mcauliffe has sensible business-friendly policies. he will work to bridge party divides and find common ground to move our state forward. and that's what virginia needs. for us the decision is clear: terry mcauliffe. suspended miami dolphin player denies bullying a
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teammate. jonathan martin left among reports he had been harassed. espn reports he left voice mail and text messages for messages martin. the dolphins suspended the offensive lineman for conduct. the story that has a whole lot of people talking, including kristen berset that joins us with more on this story. kristen. >> thanks so much. the situation goes way beyond any kind of rookie hazing. sunday afternoon, the dolphins released a statement that accusations of bullying was quote, speculation. they had suspended richie indefinitely. the coach addressed the media today. here's part of what he said. >> every decision i've made, everything we've done to this facility has been done with one thing in mind and that is to help our players and our organization reach their full potential. and any type of conduct,
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behavior, that detracts from that objective is not acceptable. it's not tolerated. >> joining me is christine brennan. what a crazy story this is turning out to be. it's very unfortunate story. >> it's terrible. at first, you roll your eyes, a 300 pound man being bullied, but it's very serious and it's significant and thankfully, the dolphins are on top of this. there are a lot of questions about what kind of moral is going on in that locker room and just the trouble. but, i think what a window into the world of nfl football. another, something we never thought about. i mean, of course the jokes and the goofiness. you kind of expect them to rile up their teammates a little bit. but this goes way beyond that. leaving voice mails and text messages and full racial slurs and profane language. saw the twitter picture, made the rookies pay for dinner quite often. but this guy is a member of the
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team's leadership council. that is the kicker for this story. he is the lineup council. >> he's 30 years old and he's a veteran and he was picked by the players and the coaches. you know, they have now, what, 20 coaches on a team? how is it possible that the line of communication is such that no one, none of these coaches is in touch with the team to know this is going on. why doesn't it bubble to the surface a little quicker? i think there are a lot of questions to be asked. you have to have that communication between the team, between the locker room and the coaching staff. at some level, there has to be a leader. >> it is teams destined for failure when they don't have that leadership. it's curious why nobody stepped up and said anything. christine brennan, we appreciate you coming in. we'll be following this story and keeping you updated. >> be alert if you are in a d.c. cab. wusa9 learned half of the taxis don't have the new dome lights required by the taxi cab
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commission. inspectors are under order to ticket and tow the cab. bruce johnson reports some drivers are forced to park their vehicles. >> so, roughly half of the drivers do not have the new dome lights, is that correct? a show of hands. >> scores of d.c. cab drivers pulled their vehicles off the streets rather than face a ticket and tow from the city's inspectors. >> on friday. >> at issue is the new law that went into effect on friday that requires all cabs to have this new dome light mounted. spot check at union station found all but one cab in compliance, but the scene at one garage in northeast tells another story. drivers say they have been trying to get the new dome lights installed for weeks. >> i came thursday. and they came friday and friday noon and saturday. >> but the garage hasn't been able to meet the demand. here's why, according to the manager. >> the dome light started in
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june 1. what month is this? november. so why they kept sleeping? we had dome lights in july 1. how do you respond? >> total for on all sides and the price for the dome light keeps climbing. >> the price has been jacked up. it has been not -- they have been pushed. >> it's gone from about $180 to $400. >> we called the taxi cab commission, couldn't get an interview, but we did get information. 25 cabs have been ticketed and towed. but get this, an even bigger number, 3800 cabs do have the new dome lights, but that means that roughly half of the cabs out here that have been parked or still on the streets do not have those new lights. >> the cab drivers have
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partnered with a local teamsters who say they will go to court tomorrow to seek an injunction against the city's ticketing and towing, until the garages are able to meet the demand. bruce johnson, wusa9. >> the cabby did call off a march after his staff agreed to a meeting to hear about the driver's grievances. new information about friday's deadly shooting rampage. police say the suspect, paul ciancia acted alone. that friend did not know what he planned to do. cbs senior correspondent, john miller, describes detectives say ciancia smuggled his weapon. >> it's a roller board suitcase on wheels. on top of it is a backpack. he cut a hole in the top of the suitcase and the bottom of the backpack, so the rifle can stand up. he is able to pull the backpack off the top, pull the rifle out
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of the suitcase. >> one tsa agent was killed, two others were wounded. officers shot ciancia four times. he is at a hospital under heavy sedation and armed guards are watching him around the clock. things are getting back to normal at alabama's burmingham shuttle's airport. police found a note containing a bomb threat in the bathroom of the airport yesterday afternoon. 12 flights were either delayed or canceled. investigators gave the all clear a couple hours later. you get two scary incidents. just two days apart and some people are asking how safe are we inside these terminals? the chairman of the house homeland security committee, congressman, mike mccall acknowledges the travelers are vulnerable, especially areas outside security check points. >> it is very difficult to stop these types of attacks. anybody can show up, as we saw in the navy yard, in this case,
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with the semi-automatic, and you know, it's like a shopping mall outside the parameter. it's like an open shopping mall. so, it's very difficult to protect. >> hillary clinton has not announced she can run for president, but she is getting an endorsement. senator charles schumer gave his endorsement. he was the keynote speaker at a prestigious democratic gathering in iowa. >> it's time for a woman to be president. and so, tonight here in iowa, and i won't get this opportunity again. i'm urging hill clinton to run for president. >> sources say 16 democratic women in the senate signed a let encouraging hillary clinton to run for president. and the political action committee raised more than a million dollars. she could end up squaring
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against chris christie. he is still ahead of state senator, barbra in tomorrow's governor's race. christie will be able to carry out his duties while dealing with a possible presidential run. you don't have to wait until thanksgiving to cash in on holiday savings. >> they want your money right now. details ahead. we are back after this. obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad.
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well, lesli has tonight's consumer alert. first, derek has a preview of what's coming up at 6:00. >> we are working on a lawsuit filed against a local soccer club about a former coach and secret service agent. and talk about your teachable moment. halloween's old news, but one virginia boy's costume still making headlines tonight. hear why his mom says it's fine that her seven-year-old dressed up like a member of the kuklux clan. plus, find out which local area jurisdiction may be rethinking the bag tax. that's all coming up tonight at 6:00. >> that's good stuff to get to. thanks. in tonight's consumer alert, blackberry says it is scrapping plans to sell the company and not only that, it is getting a billion dollar investment from majority shareholder, fairfax financial. but, blackberry's ceo is going to step down. >> and retailers are wasting
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no time rolling out those holiday shopping deals. they are in their inbox already and it happened four days after halloween. wal-mart usually saves its big sales for black friday, but this year is different. the giant retailer kicked off an online sales event and amazon launched its black friday deal store. still ahead, the political battle being waged on the other side of the country that could impact what we pay for food right here at home. >> the first, don't be so quick to cash in if you are told you won a big jackpot. how scammers are using a popular sweep stakes to try and steal your money. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general,
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and i sponsored this ad for me, family is everything- as attorney general, i'll put politics aside and put families first. mark herring: endorsed by the washington post he'll crack down on sexual predators, go after scam artists who prey on seniors and military families, and protect the rights of women to make their own health care decisisions but senator obenshain has the wrong agenda. he voted to ban birth control pills and outlaw abortion, even for rape and incest victims. he's wrong for virginia.
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my wife dorothy and i are proud to have raised our 5 children in virginia. we hope they choose to stay here and have families of their own.
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i know that's a dream we share with parents and grandparents all across our commonwealth, but that means keeping virginia a place of opportunity... with good jobs and good schools... and it requires us to work together. i'm determined to be a governor who finds common ground with democrats, republicans and independents. that's the virginia way. in tonight's consumer alert, according to consumer advocates like the federal trade commission. millions of you, millions of people fall prey every year to get the letter e-mailed or text to say they found the big jackpot. it happens a lot. one local woman realized she wasn't immuned to the scheme to steal her money. and jessica doyle says if you are not careful, that bogus win will make you a really big
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loser. >> all the time. >> willie stevens loves flipping through the product fliers stuffed inside her sweep stakes envelope. >> my flowers, my map. >> she buys household gadgets, gismos. >> flashlights. >> and the radio. >> and, gifts for her grandchildren. after 20 years entering the contest, the capital heights senior citizen says she received a surprising call from a woman saying she was with publisher's clearinghouse and to contact a mr. michael right away. so she did. >> he was working with dave sauer and he would be here with channel 9 news to present me with my winnings. you're the second place winner and we need $5200 to pay your tax. >> the publisher's clearinghouse. >> willie always dreamed of
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being one of those squealing and elated winners. but she sensed something wasn't right when she was told to wire the money to a west virginia address. so she hung up and then called us. >> you didn't have an appointment, you weren't going to be here. >> willie was the target of a sweep stakes scam that is sweeping thousands of dollars from the pockets of unsuspecting consumers all across the country. in 2012, the federal trade commission received more than 98,000 complaints related to these schemes. the agency estimates one sweep stakes scan took in more than $11 million, mostly from senior citizens. >> reason why they approach you is really twofold. either to get your money or to get your personal identifying information. >> adam says don't take the bait. even the popular sweep stakes publisher's clearinghouse published warnings to warn
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customers about the growing trend. >> this is your asset. this is your portfolio. you need to protect it like you would protect any other investment that you have. >> as for willie stevens, well, she says she now knows what to do when the scammers come calling. >> tell somebody before you go out and give them your money. >> jessica doyle, wusa9. >> perfect advice. now we want to emphasize that publisher's clearinghouse is at not all here. how do you protect yourself from being taken in? says hang up on anybody who calls you and says you must wire money to receive any sweep stakes winnings. contact your local and state attorney general office and file a complaint with the federal trade commission and please never, ever give out your personal information, your credit information, or your bank account information to anyone. helping you plan your day. wusa9's first alert weather.
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>> i did, yeah. i tell you what, we did not make 50 today. that's cold for early november. 49 was the high. average high is 63. despite a fair amount of sunshine to start. let's take a look at the last three hours. we'll put this into motion. see the clouds roll back in. they are high and mid level clouds. and really we are looking at high, mid level clouds for the next couple of days. not going to produce any rain or in this case, snow, but they will be pesky through wednesday. you can see getting dark here much earlier. that extra hour felt nice over the weekend. all right, now we'll take a live look outside our live michael and son weather cam and looking at temperatures really chilly. i mean, 45. relative humidity only 36%. so, the air is extremely dry. winds out of the east, northeast at 6. but the clouds kept temperatures down in the afternoon. we'll keep temperatures up a little bit tonight. satellite picture, radar
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combined. a lot of clouds streaming in from the ohio valley. that coupled with our easterly flow. keep these high and mid level clouds in place. there's no green blobs underneath. they aren't producing showers or rain. they will be pesky as we go through tomorrow and also into wednesday. in terms of that storm system, we will have to worry about that until late in the week. temperatures, well, it's 36 already in white oak. 42 in bethesda. 42 also in fairfax. 43 in oldtown. 44 in college park and 43 in waldorf. even annapolis is 45. so, a lot of clouds tonight, but not as cold. a silver lining there. still cold at the bus stop tomorrow. no 20s, but still 30s. a bit milder on tuesday and wednesday hands down, best day of the week. we're back in the 60s with more sunshine. for tonight, mostly cloudy, not as cold. 32 to 40. winds thankfully calm, east to northeast at 5 to 10. we're in the 40s to start tomorrow. unless you're in the suburbs. these are downtown
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temperatures. 53 by 11:00. a little bit of sunshine and 56 by 1:00. next three days, milder on wednesday. a little more sun. 63. and then on thursday, wet and mild. 62. we have a yellow alert for thursday. cold front comes through. it could affect both rush hours with thunderstorms. in the wake of that front, back to 55 on friday. crisp and the weekend looks okay. around 60. terps in town saturday. ravens in town on sunday. and then a little bit cooler next monday. temperatures fall into the mid 50s. only on 9:00 tonight, as lawmakers scrutinize who gets security clearance and who doesn't, we have an unusual story about a drunk driver stopped multiple times in a judicial system that stopped him from spending a single night in jail. wait new you see where he works. a recent ruling in montgomery county in a courtroom that raised some eyebrows. >> police dash board camera video reveals a suspected drunk
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driver weaving across lanes on i-270. we sped up the video to give you a better perspective. despite flashing police lights and a blaring siren, it takes the driver more than a minute to pull over. >> stop right now, right shoulder. >> the driver failed the field sobriety test. and repeatedly denied he had been drinking. >> wait until you see the rest of the story tonight at 11:00, you might be surprised to see who was behind that and the punishment handed down by a local judge. >> could be interesting. last week, new york, this week d.c. tonight at 6:00, a look at one council member's push to raise the age limit to light up. >> a local youth soccer league under fire accused of doing nothing while a coach abuses young boys.
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i'm bruce leshan, the story coming up. >> but first, increasing the chances for younger patients to get pregnant after being treated for cancer. after a mad scramble, alex daly returns the ball. number two comes from kathleen high school. quarterback, bobbles and snaps. picks up the ball. starts to run, but decides to pass it to harrison. juggling catch and runs down the sideline for a 73-yard touchdown. number three featured academy in little rock, arkansas. tyler playing defense with his big hit on the runningback to stop sullivan hills on 3rd and goal. number four comes from bishop
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high school. quarterback rolls right, comes back left, and finds kyle open in the far corner of the end zone. number five is from manteca high school in california. runningback, alex laurel takes the rock on the handoff. he breaks left, hurdles the defender and out runs the rest for the touchdown. you can vote for your favorite national play of the obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad.
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in tonight's health alert, nearly 70,000 young americans between the ages of 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer each year. of course, early detection is key to saving lives, but the side effects of the cancer treatments can lead to a unique concern for patients under 40. and fertility. andrea roane takes us to the cancer treatment centers of america where doctors say an early discussion with your cancer team is key to maximizing fertility options. >> air force captain, candace adams was 29 when she was diagnosed with one of the more aggressive forms of breast cancer, triple negative. >> finding out i was triple negative was worse than finding out i had breast cancer. >> in fact, 11,000 women under age 30 prime childbearing age are diagnosed every year with breast cancer. candace underwent chemotherapy first, plus surgery and radiation. treatments that can all negatively affect fertility. >> i want to have a family and show other younger women you
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can still be a mom. >> and she can, says dr. nicole of the cancer treatment centers of america. as important as early detection is to curing cancer, dr. longo says early discussion between the patient and their cancer team is key to fertility preservation. it's the medical provider's job to think ahead. >> it starts with you and also with us. if you have that conversation, we know your concerns and can help identify early on whether or not you're a candidate and get you to the right place at the right time. >> getting you to the right place, the specialization is -- this concerns women and men because the treatment involved to prevent a cancer recurrence are not just for gynecology cancers, but all cancers. >> and if you are unable to sustain a pregnancy for nine months because of surgery or chemotherapy has changed your
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hormone levels, there's also an option for third party reproduction. >> we believe in support before, during, and after to make sure that patient is fully supported and aware of the opportunities they can have. >> andrea roane, wusa9. >> an update to candace adams story. on september 23, she did find out her cancer returned to her brain and body. last week, she did complete her last radiation treatment and chemo will follow. her spirits are good and she is still looking forward to one day being a mommy. soccer club suit averted and a final push for richmond. >> a whole lot going on tonight. let's get you up to date with a look at your world in 90 seconds. >> there has been a verdict in the case of the man charged with killing former redskins
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star, sean taylor. a miami jury found eric rivera, jr., guilty of second-degree murder in the 2007 killing. >> at issue is a new law that went into effect on friday that requires all cabs to have this new dome light mounted. 3800 cabs do have the new dome light. that means that roughly half of the cabs out here that have been parked or still on the streets do not have those new lights. >> a spokesperson read a statement from the family that the man accused of going on a shooting rampage inside los angeles international airport. >> we will continue to love him and care for him. we will support him during the difficult times ahead. >> completely reopened since the shooting. >> 19-year-old, asher was conscious and talking to firefighters for almost two days, the nyu student was trapped between a parking garage and apartment building. firefighters had to breakthrough a cinder block wall to reach him.
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>> consumers filling out paper applications for insurance coverage were in no better shape than those struggling with the website. according to those taken during administration meetings about the troubled rollout of >> let's get on with the shaving. >> shane victorino creating a buzz to shave those playoff beards for charity. >> as part of this event, event,gilette is donating $100,000. >> a local soccer league under fire accused of ignoring child sexual abuse by a coach and a former secret service agent. jake fisher of warrenton sued the soccer club today alleging he was sexually abused by his coach starting when he was just 13. and the man is still coaching elsewhere. but bruce leshan says the accuser is also facing big trouble of his own. >> jake fisher, a star of youth soccer and behind hi


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