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some double that by the time the day is over and looking at more than that to the northeast. the rain moving in the clouds first and then the green and yellows and oranges is the rain coming toward us. live doppler 9000 hd picking up the action to the south and west. culpeper to the southwest, west of orange is where it is more moderate. a few sprinkles in stafford and charles county. grab a jacket. we start in the 40s and 50s although 60 in fredericksburg and not going to move much today. low 60s south with the rain. it is time for traffic. good morning. we want to take you live to the scene where "transformers 3 "is
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filming. it is affecting traffic in the district. taking a wide view of the area overall, the viewing area looking great out early. zoom in and show you the capital beltway. what it looks like outside. drivers are moving a speed from 95 to colesville road oh to georgia avenue. 270 southbound is the next stop. we want to show you that outside no delays to report out of frederick making your way to the spur. and finally taking a look at the travel times, 66 heading eastbound is moving smoothly. only ten minutes to get to the beltway. andrea, back to you. well, it's shaping up to be a messy morning for marc commuters. trains have been cancelled after a ped accident yesterday afternoon. it happened near the rockville station and that's where we find kristin fisher. good morning, kristin. >> good morning. you said it best, it is shaping up to be an ugly morning if you
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are taking the marc train on this line. i want to show you what i'm talking about. we have two train cancellations that are going to affect the morning rush. as of now, they are train 894, which is departing frederick at 7:10 a.m. and then train 880 departing brunswick at 7:80 a.m. the best alternatives will be 8 t 4 departing frederick at 7:20. the train will have extra cars or train 878 departing martinsburg at 6:30 a.m. it normally departs 7:07 but it will hold until 7:40. riders should expect significant overcrowding. other alternatives include 990 route to shady grove or the montgomery county ride on with service to rockville and silver spring. so, what caused all of these cancellations? police say it was an apparent
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suicide yesterday afternoon. a train struck and killed a man who had been standing on the tracks sow of this rockville station. that shut down the brunswick line for several hours during the heart of the evening rush which meant many of the marc crews were not able to have their federally mandated time off duty last night. federal railroad administration rules require all crews passengerring operating passenger trains have time off. hopefully mta says they are expecting all trains will be up and running in time for the evening rush. keep in mind more cancellations could be coming. andrea? >> thank you for that update. the current and presumptive next mayor of the district stood together with one of the most controversial figures in the city. michelle rhee announced she's
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resigning at the end of the month. >> the best way to keep the reforms going is for this reformer to step aside. chairman gray has made his commitment to continuing the progress and reforms clear to me and to my team of dedicated dcps staff who has done so much to turn around our schools. >> reporter: rhee had been expected to step aside since vincent gray defeated her boss, current mayor fenty in last month's democratic primary but some believed she may stay on a while longer. gray introduced henderson has the chancellor. the union for public works employees is increasing a call for greater security after a dpw workers murder on wednesday morning. larry hutchins was shot and killed at the lot in northeast. his mother had to be hospitalized after getting the news of her son's death. they say the gunman fired 12 rounds killing hutchins and wounding another employee as they arrive to start their
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shift. counselors are available for the 300 dpw employees who work at that site. police have arrested a kensington man in the stabbings outside of the thirsty turtle bar in college park. ramos is charged with three counts of attempted murder. four men, including three university of maryland students were stabbed on tuesday, all are recovering. owners of the thirsty turtle have not responded to our request for a reaction to the university of maryland police chief's comments that the bar should be shut down. the search is on for a car jacker who stole a vehicle with a child inside. prince georges county police say the carjacking happened just before 9:30 last night in oxon hill. the vehicle was taken from a shell gas station at branch avenue and naylor road. officers found in the car a short time later along southern avenue with the 4-year-old still inside but okay. the car jacker ran away from the scene. a rash of burglaries in
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fairfax, virginia have families concerned about safety in their traditionally quiet part of the county. there were two more break ins and one attempted home burglary in vienna on tuesday night. authorities believed the recent break ins are linked to the person responsible for numerous burglaries in fairfax and prince william counties. they really you the first line of defense, lock your doors and windows. it is time for another "living $mart" report and jessica doyle has the latest. >> so far so good for earnings. the latest rounds sparked another rally yesterday and more on tap today from the likes of amd and google reports after the bell. alsoen on the economic agenda, new jobless claims and a look at inflation. in trading today, asian markets followed wall street higher the dow is at 11096 after adding 75 and the nasdaq climbed by 23 and the s&p jumped by 8. more
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details about an initial offering of stocks in the world's largest automaker them chairman of general motors says the company stock will debut at a price of 20 to $25 a share. the ipo is planned for next month. gm went private last year and the government became the largest shareholder when it gave 50 billion there's to help in the bankruptcy. they hope to sell the 61% stake over time. a ground-breaking ceremony for what may be the tall els building in the washington area. the 30 feet 390-foot sky scraper will go up. the planned 30 story office tower is finally moving forward but the "washington post" reports the owner hasn't been able to find tenant or get financing. it is paying the 300 million there's cost in cash. >> i bet they'd like to know how to save money if case they have to put up more. >> slaughtly. this is a project that has had
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major issue. it will be interesting to track how it goes up. >> when do we expect it to finish? because if the economy doesn't turn around they may not get any tenants to sign up. >> 8013. how are you saving us money in the next half hour, a tough topic, shopping addiction and we will give you steps how to get a handle on it. >> just in time for the holiday shopping season. thank you, jess. >> their sure. >> they are still celebrating this morning in chile after the 33rd and final miner trapped under ground emerged last night to hugs and cheers. shift foreman insisted the other men be hoisted to safety before him he is the one that rationed food and held the group together. it went faster than expected taking 22 hours to complete. >> we have experienced a night that we will never forget.
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full of emotion. full of joy. >> reporter: the last of the rescuers to go down to the miners came up a couple of hours later. manuel gonzalez bowed to the underground camera before becoming the last person to ride up in the safety capsule. chilean authorities promised the miners will get at least six months of followup care to readjust successfully. the first laity is helping her -- the first lady is helping her husband's party. that story is coming up. and experts offer advice how to jump start a weight loss program. it is 9 after the hour. 57 degrees. you are watching 9 news now.
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victims and witnesses talked about the ft. hood shooting. the hearing is to determine whether hassan will stand trial. prosecutors have not said whether they will seek the death penalty. crews are working to repair the electrical system inside of the fort mchenry tunnel in baltimore. they were damaged on tuesday when a school bus caught fire, forcing most of the tunnels to shut down. the electrical repair should take a few days to complete. mrs. obama campaigned for senate candidate. it is one of her first campaign stops as democrats send her across the country to help party candidates. a doctor accused of moving some of his abortion patients across state lines in to maryland is punished. that story is coming up. and the competitors in today's great chesapeake bay scooter race will be battling
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rain and wind. here's howard. >> so there the rest of us. the rain coming out of west virginia and in to parts of virginia already. we will look at it on live doppler 9000 hd and look ahead to the weekend when 9 news now this morning morning early birds. unisom. good night. good morning.
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the sooners took their place yesterday. proceeds will go to bay education programs. good morning. thank you for watching 9 news now. howard is here and you have no excuse. you should not leave the house without the raincoat, hat or the umbrella. >> or the welllies. >> it will rain. some totals will exceed an inch by the time we get to 5:00. so moderate rains and even seen thunder and lightning south of 64 across western virginia. we could have a little bit of that. looking at the day at a glance, here's what's coming. some rain by 9:00. i think the rain will start to move in to the metro between 7:00 and 8:00 a few light showers knocking on the doorstep but steadier stuff in the next two to three hours. phi clock, starting to see the rains wind down west to east. 59 degrees.
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let's go to live doppler 9000 hd and show you where things stand right now. to the west and southwest you see the light green in those are light to moderate rain showers out there. not seeing anything terribly heavy yet. go south and west here. culpeper the light rain there. and to the southwest, northwest of orange, we have heftier showers even going back to the mountains there. stafford, fredericksburg, spotsylvania, you have some of that light shower action, as well. it is drifting to the north and east and a lone renegade shower in to accokeek along 210 in northwestern charles county. that will sneak in to charlestownty in a while. that's what we are looking at right now. temperature-wise as you head out you may need an insulated rain jacket up north where we have mid-40s in frederick, hagerstown 48. on the bay 60. 62 southern maryland. slightly warmer here. about the lower 50sin the shenandoah valley. leesburg 52 and with the light rain culpeper at 57. pick big picture one piece of
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energy back here. another guy coming from the tennessee valley. together they will combine to cause problems. big nor'easter will form and that will head and hit new england more than here. here we go with the rains. low pressure northern west virginia, southern ohio. it is going to jump to the coast later on. as we go through this morning here's the rains and maybe hundreder in the warm sector. south of the warm front. through midday to the early afternoon. some moderate rains with us and then all of that really hits the northeast. we will get in to some brisk northwesterly winds later today and tonight. even tomorrow, here we are at 5:00 tomorrow, can't rule out spotty showers in the afternoon as reinforcing shot of cooler air moves in. when all is said and done, an inch of rain is not out of the question. so, looking at the extended forecast, rain today, 60. windy with a shower 64. saturday 64 degrees and beyond that looks much better. by sunday the winds are dying down. we're 70 for the redskins game.
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nice weather to start next week. 5:17. here's angie. >> we want to begin inside of dc. a live look at transformers 3. it is continuing to film out there. so for the next hour or so they are going to have fourth street between pennsylvania and independence and third and constitution blocked off. so take note. we want to take you now to our wide picture of the area across the viewing region. everything is clean and green. we will zoom in to 66 and move it outside and show you that commute is still moving at speed from manassas to inside the beltway. back out to our maps again, next we move to 95 northbound. it looks like as we make our way down to the fredericksburg area we are still looking, as we move it outside, at a one hour drive up to the mixing bowl. that's usual for this time. coming up we will have a look at 267 the dulles toll road.
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that's at 5:25. over to you. a new jersey doctor has had his license suspended after he had patients travel to maryland for late-term abortions. new jersey's attorney general says dr. steven brigham started late-term abortions with medication in that state, which doesn't allow the late-term procedure, but then he finished them a day later, 60 miles away in oakton, maryland where the law is more permissive. the board that suspended his license yesterday called his actions manipulative and deceptive. brigham plans to appeal. a dc-based nutritionist is on a campaign called just ten. dr. rose says losing ten pounds can be the catalyst of feeling, looking and living better. she's promoting the program along with dr. oz. dr. rose says most americans could start with portion control. >> if you want to be a member of the lean plate club, not the clean plate club.
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>> reporter: dr. ro encourages low calorie snacks and eating protein with every meal to slow the absorption of simple carbohydrates. those can spike your blood sugar and cause weight gain. and drink a glass of water when you think you are hungry to make sure you weren't just thirsty. caps coach bruce boudreau knows how to much ovechkin's buttons. and after a stint in jail, a white lie won't make news will it? well, what has arenas done now? here's a look at who's sell britting a birthday today --
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good morning. even a superstar can need a pick kick in the pants and
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boudreau let him know by slamming the door in his face. and it was the nudge he needed. he had the overtime win on monday and this against the islanders. second period, off the turnover. ovechkin circles in and the twisted wrister. fourth of the year fay lex. ties the game at one. the caps have been feisty this year. seven fights in the first four games. king taking on trevor. the caps will not be pushed around this year. they were a little last year. tied at one. the blast and deflects off of backrum and there's your game. here's thou the coach got alex going. >> nasa what my gad taught me. -- that's what my dad taught me. when things aren't going in right you simply fie the put. >> that's hockey. the number one pick in the
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draft will be a taxi squad player for the scorpions which means can he can only play on wednesdays and saturdays. if washington is going to reembrace arenas he will have to reestablish trust with the wizards fan base and the path to accomplishing that does not involve lying to the city. thousands bought tickets to see him on tuesday night in what would have been the first game at reason have been center since the suspension last year but gilbert skipped the game citing a knee injury to reveal later he was lying lane was no injury. here's what gilbert had to say after the hoax was revealed. >> i screwed up again. i want to say sorry. i wasn't really thinking that this is going to be another media outburst. i is like everything i do now, someone at this time for at the trying to blow it out of proportion. >> i one really thinking. he should have just stopped
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there. that's a look at sports. have a great thursday, everybody. as the weather is turning cooler guess what is happening to your heating bill. and as preparation if the the election intensifies more are campaigning today. it is 5:26. what else is in the way of commuters? >> nothing andrea on 267 eastbound. our realtime sensors show that drivers are moving at speed from the greenway to the beltway. coming up a check on the maryland roadways. we'll be right - ( music playing ) - we know technology can make you more connected. but now it can make you more connected to your doctor through e-mail. test results from home. check records. change appointments. now doctors, nurses, techs, pharmacists are all digitally connected to each other.
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çñ got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving. we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru. we showed you the cars and now we will show you the stars from transformers 3. he is really good. welcome back. i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. angie goff is here. she will have the traffic for
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you in just a moment. howard is here with the forecast. it's a rainy one coming up. >> you could be the next transformentor. >> call me. i'm ready. weather wise, you better be ready for the rain moving in the next hour or two. we have a little bit of it to the south and west. by mid-morning it will be coming down. temperatures starting off in the 40s and 50s although down south in the 60s an along the bay in annapolis. but a chilly morning. as we look at the radar the past few hours you will see the rains have been moving closer even to hack seek we have a lone shower but hardier rains move in later on. the future cast at 7 a.m. some rain from manassas west of faulkier county. hefty stuff there. moving to the metro. by 9:30 coming down at a good clip and coming down for much of the day clearing late. highs around 60.
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>> the films impacts our roads until 6:30 this morning. pennsylvania and independence will be shut down as well as third and constitution due to that set. and the ongoing filming. moving to the maps, an overview of the area. looks like 95 and the bw parkway, nice clean and green out of baltimore to the beltway. we take it back out wide and zoom in to route 4, route 5 and 301 in portions county. all of -- prince georges county. all of the roads are incident free. we will take it outside and show you the wilson bridge and what's going on down here. a live look at conditions. it appears the lanes are moving at speed. everyone is looking at a wide- open spaces here from 95 up to 66. coming up at 5 listen 37, we are going -- 5:37, we will have a realtime look at the gw parkway. andrea, back to you. >> thank you. a messy morning for marc commuters it has nothing to do
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women pending rain. trains have been cancelled after a pedestrian accident yesterday afternoon. it happened near the rockville station. that's where we find kristin fisher. kristin i good morning. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. we now have three marc trains that have been cancelled for this morning, and there could be more cancellations coming. this is the situation if you use the marc train you are going to want to check their website, mt a's website before you head out to begin your commute this morning. i want to tell you why this happened first and foremost. this all started yesterday afternoon. unfortunately, police say, there was a -- this was an apparent will suicide and a train literally struck a person who was standing on the tracks south of where i am now at the rockville station. that shut down the brunswick line for several hours during the heart of the evening rush, which meant that many of the marc crews were not able to have their federally mandated time off duty last night.
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the federal railroad administration rules require that all crews operating passenger trains have eight hours of off duty every night in between trips. so now marc does have some stand by crews but not enough to staff at normal levels this morning. that's why these three trains have been cancelled and they are train 870, which was suppose supposed to depart the brunswick station this morning. the train has been cancelled. also train 894, departing frederick at 7:10 a.m. and 880 departing brunswick at 7 houston 40 a.m. the best alternatives are 894 departing frederick at 7:20. the train will have extra cars or there's 878 departing martinsburg at 6:30. it normally departs at 7:07 but today it will hold until 7:40 this morning. now, mta says riders need to expect and plan for significant overcrowding this morning.
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they are going to try to have additional cars on some trains, but for the most part all of the cancelled trains, people that ride those trains will be condensed to ones that are already running. if you ride marc trains on this line, you want to plan to be possibly standing for some time. you may not get a seat? still more lines could be cancelled. we will keep you updated on that. thank you, kristin. nine years after the 9/11 attacks forced washingtonians, a new reminder. an al-qaeda publication is recommending shooting up washington restaurants at lunchtime. with the hopes of killing federal worker and getting national attention but people with spoke with say they refuse to live in fear. >> it's just something to get people upset and, you know, riled up and i'm not worried. i'm not going to change my day- to-day routine because of that. >> reporter: however, officials
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warn this most recent threat should not be taken lightly. last night metropolitan police chief lanier responded saying while we have no information that an attack of this nature is being planned we continue to work with our local and federal partners to share information and to train, exercise and prepare for attacks such as the type of attack identified in this al-qaeda publication. dc's board of election an ethics wants to be sure everything goes smoothly on election day. the agency started to test the voting machines voters will use november 2nd. the goal to to ensure that the equipment is in good working order and properly recording your votes. you'll recall a test turned up problems serious enough to put it on hold for now. today the candidates vying for virginia's 18th district face off. the tysons regional chamber of commerce is hosting a debate between gerry connolly and republican challenger keith
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fimian. the debate runs from 11:15 to 1:00 this afternoon at the sheraton premier hotel on leesburg pike. now to maryland's governor's race, where martin o'malley and bob ehrlich will debate for the second time this week. you can watch it live here at noon on wusa 9. derek mcginty will serve as a panelist. send your questions if the candidates to facebook or derek's mail bag at time for another "living $mart" report. jessica doyle is back and you have been looking at predictions for heating bills. >> yes and they are not good. looks like we will have to spend more to stay toasty this year. fuel prices rise and colder weather in the northeast increases demand. the agency predicts the average cost to heat a home will raise to $986. heating oil bills could rise to
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2100. natural gas bills rise 6% to average $778 and propane bills could rise 8% to average $2,000 this winter. yahoo's financial woes may be turning the company in to a takeover target for the second time in less than three years them "wall street journal" reports that aol and several firms are exploring a joint bid for yahoo. aol and yahoo are declining comment. time for the money saver. today we are tackling shopping addictions. experts say write down everything you buy and if you are really addicted this is sure to be an eye opener. take control of the situation and only pay with cash, check and cut up the credit cards except for emergencies, keep one for that. and steer clear of unnecessary temptations avoiding shopping areas and malls and if you really need something, bring a friend along to keep you on your list. of course turning to a
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professional sometimes helps as well. >> absolutely. good advice. thank you. investigators say they busted an enormous medicare scam. and an encouraging report about the miners above ground for the first time in two months. here's angie with an update on traffic. it is smooth sailing from though beltway past 123 to the 14th street bridge. we zero in on virginia roads. stay with us. [ son ] my parents have always lived in the states. until two years ago, when my dad transferred to istanbul. they settled in quickly. found their local deli. a few shortcuts. and a neighborhood hangout. but there's one thing they miss.
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in the news now, health officials in chile say the 33 miners are in remarkably good shape after spending two months trapped a half mile underground. the final minerring the shift supervisor who insisted on coming up last was pulled to the surface last night. one miner has pneumonia and several need surgery. dozens of people have been arrested in a medicare saddam.
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they allegedly stole the identities of doctors and patients and set up phantom clinic and bank accounts. most of the defendants were captured during raids in new york city and los angeles. tonight, president obama will hold a live one hour town hall meeting with young voters. the event at the bet studios in northeast washington comes as a new poll finds 44% of college students approved the job the president is doing. that's down from the 60% he gave him high marks in may. the statistics don't tell the whole story when it comes to the redskins defense. details coming up. and the chesapeake bay bridge is among the tops in the world when it comes to fear. it's 5:41. here's howard. >> nothing to fear but fear itself. some rain knocking on the doorsteps. not raining yet in northwest. looking at live doppler 9000 hd on the way to break you will see down 95 in to southern portion county, brandywine a couple of showers. we will talk about the rain and
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the weekend when we
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looking at news where you live, fall means falling leaves. in the town of leesburg, virginia, has announced it is scheduled to clean up the leaves. crews will begin bulk leaf collection beginning october 25th. you can find the full schedule on click on the leesburg spot on our home page. and for more stories where you live go to find your community in the where you live section and keep up with what is happening in your neighborhood. do you have a story or news tip? contact us. and be part of the a team. do you find yourself holding your breath crossing your fingers? i close my eye and say a little prayer when you cross the bay bridge? apparently many people do because travel and leisure magazine rated the bay bridge one of the world's scariest. the bridge made the list
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because of frequent storms that limit visibility and some other bridges include a rope and cable bridge in pakistan and the seven mile bridge in the florida keys. do you agree with that travel and leisure listing. >> i think the huey long bridge is much scarier. the bridge from calvert in to southern maryland gets me more anxious than the bay bridge. >> i am on the inside not the outside because i always envision myself going -- >> you will be fine. we will have some rain and wind. and the leaves are falling. that's a problem potentially if they are not picked up with the wet roads. could add slickness to the conditions. show you what we expect the rest of the day. rain at 9:00 and noon and over to the bay it might be 7:00, but temperatures upper 50s to
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near 60. winds turn to the north and the west. looking at the radar over the past several hours. you see how the rain moved in from west virginia in to western maryland. it is really coming in now in to parts of west virginia, as well. we switch to live doppler 9000 hd. you can see what is happening. the rain is closer to washington. i-81 you have rain. win chest and front royal to the west of strasburg, as well. clinton to brandywine a little shower. and then better coverage here for better or worse better coverage at the potomac from lorton to woodbridge down to quantico. even at the charles county now. heavier showers are showing up culpeper and points west. boy it is really coming down here. it is moving northeast. amissville, sperryville ballston will get some of this in the next 15 to 20 minutes and richmond will get thunder in the next two hours because of the action south of 64 is showing that. it's a cool morning out there.
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caution you as well, temperatures in the 5 -- low 50sin rockville. 40s to the north. at bwi we have 48 degrees. crofton is 55. 58 alexandria and fairfax one of the warmer spots at 59 degrees. winds are east northeast at six and they will pick up from the most in a big way once the developing storm passes. low pressure to the west now. this will be moving to the east. when it cranks later on the winds tonight and tomorrow could gust over 30 miles an hour. by 8:00, rain is moving in. through midday, moderate rain, most areas. although the shenandoah is shutting down even to the lunch hour. by 5:00 you will notice eastern areas with the rain and western areas are clearing out. the extended forecast, temperatures the next few days on the cool side. 60s with the rain. 64 with the women tomorrow. could be a shower on friday afternoon and saturday, windy, sunny and 64. heading in to sunday, check it
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out. we have 70 degrees for the skins game. a cool night and should be good for that. and nice weather monday through wednesday. >> the filming continues for transformers 3. that's where we begin inside the district. 4th between pennsylvania and independence a shut down and third and constitution is impacted. it welcome like this until 6:30. you are looking at the intersection of pennsylvania and independence. taking it to the map. overall the traffic is looking good. flying the gw parkway, no problems to report to the 18th street bridge. okay. let's keep things moving and take you outside. 395, everyone is at speed from the beltway over to the pentagon back to our maps, we will move you in to 95 heading northbound. zooming in there. looks like if you are heading out from fredericksburg past dumfries we will move it outside and show you there are no incidents or accidents to report toward the beltway. we are starting to see a little volume pick up between the prince william parkway and 123.
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might be a good idea to get a head start on your commute right now. at 6:01. we will look at roads inside the district. for now, back to you. the redskins play the colts this weekend and they take the nfl's lowest-ranked defensive against everything quarterback peyton manning but despite the skins dismal mall ranking washington is 3-2 and tied for first place in the nfc east. as dave owens reports, sometimes the numbers don't tell the whole story. >> reporter: no defense in football has given up more yardage, myles austin and the cowboys scorched them. the packers seem to run hide and week after week the redskins defense limits the damage. >> bend us but don't break us. bend but don't break. we get in the red zone and go back to execute the way we know how. >> it is a test of will and pride. guys want to be part and contribute. >> reporter: the skins may be last in yards yielded but probably first when it comes to
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injuring big name players. phillies mike vick was knocked out with injured ribs and rogers suffered a concussion in the game on sunday. it. >> was a physical game that we play. like london he has to get anything moving. >> we are a team that flies around to the ball. that's who has the ball so that's who we will hit the most. >> reporter: alexander says it is no coincidence this is happening on shanahan's watch, adding this coach and his staff has emphasized to the guys to be detail oriented on every snap in last year we let things get away from us. >> reporter: not this year and if there is one player exemplifying that it russell. he is home flourishing. >> i moved back to my natural position and it fits me well. >> reporter: at redskins park, dave owens, 9 news now.
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a well-known gossip blogger says he's done bullying celebrities. that story is coming up in entertainment news. and a new film explores what happens after we die. here's jessica. bed bugs, stink bugs, what's worse than an infestation, how about getting ripped off by an e termination scam. i will tell you how to avoid them coming up.
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event galleries. that's a quick look at the local buzz in entertainment. clint eastwood cast matt damon in his last movie. that was a real life story of nelson man dell da and south africa's rugby team now they have teamed up again for here after which opens a week from tomorrow. as alexis christoforous shows us the film looks at the mystery of death. >> reporter: i don't even do this anymore. >> reporter: matt damon plays george, a psychic who can see people's souls, but his visions haunt him. so he tries to walk away from the lucrative psychic world with little success. while the movie explores the here after, the director isn't sure it exists. >> i don't know. i haven't the foggiest idea but i wouldn't be presumptuous enough to know, but i think people speculate on it. >> reporter: damon likes the idea of life after death.
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>> i hope the light doesn't just go off but we'll see. you know. we'll all see. >> reporter: in the film, grief stricken people hound the retired psychic george in hopes of reconnecting with their loved ones. after this role, damon isn't so sure he wants to see in the future. >> only thing i want to know from somebody would be to kind of avoid some horrible tragedy. that i would love to get some forewarning on but in terms of how it is all going to work out, i am enjoying the ride. >> reporter: although the film focuses on what happens when we die, eastwood says there's much more to the story. >> i think it is about living, but it's about loss during a lifetime. it's about loss of relationships. >> reporter: at 80, eastwood is tackling new territory with this reflexion life and death. alexis


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