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cheating. tommy mcfly gives us the lowdown on d.c.'s running of the chihuahuas, the news starts right now. i'm sticking around for that one. good morning and welcome to wusa9. at 6:00 a.m. it's a little wet out there. and it's going to be cooler than yesterday. but -- it's friday. i'm andrea roane. >> and i'm nick giovanni. and the chihuahuas will run at some point during the show. cannot wait for that one. with allyson rae. just what? >> he just lost a light. >> allyson rae our sunshine over here is coming around right? >> not going to see much sunshine today though. hate to be the bearer of bad news. a little dreary to start but a good weekend for sure. we're going to see temperatures climb both saturday into sunday. and a lot more sunshine than what we'll see today. so something to look nor ward to a little wet out there for some. some are just dry and cloudy. let's take a look at doppler
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9000 right through the district some light rain and south of 66 and really just along 95. really light rain. this is not the heavy soaker that we saw yesterday. and everything is quieting down not too much of any thunderstorms. we did hear one rumble of thunder earl already this morning. so that might be that -- earlier this morning. so that might be the case. but things are going to be drier come mid-morning. here's the light showers moving just east of the district headed west to alexandria and arlington and over to tysons corner and silver spring. we will see cloudy skies today and temperatures only into the 60s. coming up we'll have the weekend forecast but first, here's larry miller and good morning. good morning. metro vieders want to let you know everything on schedule this morning. no issues to report. a good start metrobuses on schedule as well. we have an accident however on the southeast southwest freeways affecting the westbound side. this is between the 11th street bridge and m. street southeast. so use caution in that area. a live look right now shows you things are on the beltway. this is new hampshire avenue. no problems there this morning.
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everything relatively quiet. for those of you traveling eastbound on 66 from manassas to the beltway a smooth commute. a live look right now shows you how things are shaping up on i- 66. where things are relatively quiet. next update coming up in ten minutes. i'm nikki burdine live in west baltimore. and the curfew was gist lifted an hour ago and people are already walking around getting their day started. right now we are if front of the cvs that was burned earlier this week. right now you can see on the side of the building is written freddie gray, peace. and down here it says our streets. that is what people are hoping for today in baltimore once again. another day filled with peace and peaceful protests. of course the past couple of days have been peaceful. and that's why these business owners around here are now saying they want that curfew lifted. they say it has hurt their businesses every day that they are closed. and police and commissioner batts however says this weekend that curfew will stay in place at least throughout the entire
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weekend. now today we expect the autopsy report to be released to gray's family and sources tell us it will show gray died of traumatic injuries to his spine and trauma to his head. again more protests are plans today. in fact -- planned today. in fact local pastor bryant tweeted that trayvon martin's parents will be coming up here from florida for a protest planned in front of the jail. what's next for the investigation? i'll explain coming up in our next half hour at 6:30. live in baltimore, i'm nikki burdine, wusa9. sentencing for the movie theater bottle bomber is happening today here in upper marlboro court. it will be happening at 9:30 inside. he is facing between six and 21 years behind bars. he is 21 years old. his name manuel joyner-bell. he pled guilty to six counts of second degree assault, reckless endangerment and conspiracy. you may remember he is the man
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who planted explosive devices in movie theaters throughout virginia and maryland last year. and including a magic johnson theater in largo. now no one was seriously hurt but the explosives certainly set off panic and caused some minor injuries to movie goers. the state's attorney here in prince george's county says bell took quote pleasure in seeing sheer terror in folks. now coming up at 6:30. more on the deal that he struck with prosecutors. and how that could affect his other cases in maryland. we're live outside the upper marlboro courthouse, delia goncalves, wusa9. the mournings o're top story -- morning's other top story. the opening round of the nfl draft and some surprises and also some head scratchers. >> some would say a safe pick for the redskins looking out for the safety of rg3. mike has a recap of round one. >> they definitely got started with that guys, all 3 # pro
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teams picked players they hoped would become the next superstars and fans participants in the preseason fun. it kicked off the 2015 season in grand style. as chicago hosted the party for the nfl draft. >> the tampa bay buccaneers select jameis winston. >> as expected. florida state quarterback jameis winston was the top pick. chosen by first team the tampa bay buccaneers. heisman trophy winner marcus mariota was the second name called and he was selected by the titans, the draft is more than just naming names, it's a springtime super bowl of fun for the fans. some tried their best at the 40- yard dash. while on the red carpet, doughnut fowler jr. who was chosen third by the jaguars showed off his own fancy footwork and his mom said this is a dream come true. >> we has a family have worked so hard but mostly donte. we're proud of him. >> give us your best reaction when they choose you. >> it was also a public
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relations dream for chicago mayor rahm emanuel. >> 55 million people are going to tune in and view this. see the city of chicago and about $30 million worth of free advertising and we're providing them grant park, itwin win. >> the wins and losses for the players start counting for real in the season kicks off september 10th. and of course as we spoke before, the redskins chose that number 5 an offensive lineman out of iowa. more on that later and rounds two and three will take place today. the remaining rounds will happen next weekend. coming up in about ten minutes a closer look at the guy we just mentioned. 6'5," 320 pounds to protect rg3. guys back to you. >> i can't believe that only one out of the top four picks were actually there at the draft. >> a change from years past. >> seeing a shift there. all right now the quest for the stanley cup. became one of the caps' second round series with the rangers went the distance inside madison square garden. and that is not an
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overstatement. literally decided at the buzzer. >> four seconds left in regulation time ovechkin under pressure, he scores! >> oh, yeah. joel ward the man of the hour. lighting the amp just before the horn sounded. only the third plainer nhl history to score a game-winning goal inside of two seconds left in a playoff game. alex ovechkin had the assist and game two is tomorrow at 12:30 in new york. seven after the hour, still ahead, congress throws up a roadblock to a d.c. law is slated to take effect tomorrow. >> coming up should a boat race have been stopped when a storm approached and before lives were lost? that's now under investigation. >> all right, had the break out the umbrella here on the weather terrace, i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow, i'll give you an update of doppler 9000 after the break but right now a look at improving weather in the forecast, we're going to see breaks in the cloud cover develop as we head into the afternoon and high temperatures will be in the mid 60s for most of us. after the showers clear out.
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golf sportwagen. the sportier utility vehicle. welcome back. it's 6:10. first alert meteorologist erica grow back in the pseudoowe where it's dry but it's not the same on doppler 9000. take a look at the rain that's falling primarily heading towards the beltway and then that little line of showers that have moved south of 66. the heaviest rain right now is well to the south but there are light rain showers in prince george's county along 50, and if your travels include route 301 you will have that rain first thing mo morning. but as the -- this morning. but as the sunrises we'll see the rain start to clear out of here and current temperatures in the low to mid-50s. will only rise in the mid 60s this afternoon and that's painly because of an easterly component to the wind.
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that ocean influence helping to keep temperatures on the cooler side today. your high temperature in the mid 60s. 65 degrees at 3:00. but at least the sun returns. we'll talk more about the forecast -- beautiful weekend on tap and the first alert seven day. right now it's time again for timesaver traffic. for my friends in southern maryland, you're looking at a quiet commute this morning. no issues on route 4, route 5, route 301 also free and clear. 210 in accokeek also smooth this morning as well. the virginia side of i-95 now. this is at 123 gordon boulevard. where we have an accident that is blocking the left lane this morning. you want to use caution in that area. we think the wet roads may have something to do with that. so once we get more information on that, we'll be sure to pass it -- to pass it along to you. but again the southbound side of i-95 at route 123. we'll have your drive times around the metro coming up after the seven day forecast. over to you. nearly a week after the nepal earthquake, couple of survivors are found in the same town. that story is coming up. >> and he may not be an avenger
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well, this morning kind of sounds like it sums up the workday as a whole on a friday. just got to get through. then -- >> we're going to get -- bust a move on myrtle beach day. >> a jingle so catchy. >> you larry everybody is dancing this morning. start of a friday. >> all right we're looking ahead to the weekend and the weekend looks much better than how we're starting off your friday. just few light hours -- showers and cloudy skies. but today is the coolest day, from here on out a nice start to the weekend. all right take a look. doppler 9000 -- we are on on the michael & son weather cam. cloudy skies and i think by the afternoon we'll see a few breaks in the clouds but not much. it's basically a cloudy day. we're at 55 degrees. lot of 50s out there we're headed to the 60s this afternoon. all right here's doppler 9000. areas south of the district really starting to see that light rain get out of the way. so 66 is pretty wet just about inhour ago. now we're looking at just a few light showers pushing through the district. that one little drop is where
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erica was outside needing the umbrella. not going to last all day by any means. and it gets out of here by about 10:00 or so starting to wind down. few showers through the luray and culpeper but by lunchtime cloudy skies. you see some breaks in the clouds here from frederick down to leesburg and headed to the mid 60s but average highs this time of year return tomorrow. this is 8:00. a few stray showers for areas west but many of us stay dry for the roast of the day and same goes for tomorrow. a few stray showers for areas east of 95. but many of us do stay dry again for your saturday. here's 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. if you're making outdoor plans, saturday looks fine. just a few isolated showers: sunday looks warm and with more sunshine. so a good looking weekend. nice steady warmup. 66 for today and 72 for tomorrow. 77 by sunday. and next week, we're getting into the 80s. it's going to feel absolutely great. good morning larry. good morning allyson. the time right now is 6:16.
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m.a.r.c. train riders a great start this morning. trains on schedule and same goes for vre. so far so good. for those of you on the outer loop of the beltway no -- inner loop of the beltway. no issues this morning from clara barton parkway to kenilworth avenue. 18 minute commute this morning. eastbound 66 to north lee highway at 27 minute commute this morning. northbound i-9 r5 from joplin road up to i-395 a 21 minute cute this morning. for the friends in prince george's county, you are issue free in your neck of the woods. to o. street northeast a 15 minute commute. sky 9 a live look of the split. the i-270 split. you can see no issues there just volume building up on the southbound side. for those of you traveling on the i-395 corridor, making your way to the 14th street bridge, you'll have no problems traveling on that area just make sure you take it easy because of roads are being wet. mike over to you. thank you larry. if you're just waking up the other stories we have for you. the death toll in nepal earthquake is now past 6,000.
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rescue teams pulled several survivors from the rubble yesterday. but as wendy gillette reports there are still many more stories of loss. >> reporter: new video shows the moment when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the city of kathmandu saturday. panelliced people ran into the roads and in the middle of the traffic circle, a monument collapsed. eight miles east of the city, the quake toppled hindu temples. all over the country of nepal, search teams are looking for survivors. but finding few. this mother is hoping her 9- year-old son is still alive. but hours of digging yesterdayed nothing. and the -- yielded nothing. and the semple was called off for the day. on mount everest, injured climbers are still being taken tough mountain. off mountain. 19 people were killed when the quake triggered a massive avalanche. >> at our base camp the guys hid behind the rocks there and that really saved them from the winds that came up. >> reporter: there are moments
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of brightness in nepal. this 4-month-old baby boy is doing well. he was pulled from the rubble 22 hours after the quake. and yesterday, two people were found alive. 15-year-old term baa llama was eating -- pemba lama was eating oreos just hours after he was rescued. >> i don't know where she had the power from. how she survived and she was able to speak and shout after more than 130 hours. >> reporter: a couple of miracles in the devastation. wendy gillette, for cbs news. >> now nepal's government has announced it will give $1,400@families to have -- to the families of those who have members killed in the earthquake. a tragedy during a sailboat regatta sparked aquation guard investigation now the question is whether the race off the coast of alabama should have been canceled after warnings about severe weather on the way. five people were killed when that storm hit last saturday. one boater is still missing 100 boats were on mobile bay during
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that race. d.c. police are looking for clues in an overnight murder. officers were called to harvard street northwest just before 1:00 this morning. they found a man who had been shot in the head there and he died at the hospital a short time later. detectives spent most of the night at the murder scene. no word yet on possible suspect os ever a motive so far. witnesses are now recalling the horrifying stories about the day a gunman opened fire inside that colorado movie theater. james holmes is charged with 12 counts of murder and 70 counts of attempted murder. yesterday joshua nolan walked up to the witness stand with a cane and he used that cane to demonstrate what happened the day of the massacre. >> my cane is the weapon. he was pointing down to the ground. looking for other people. >> holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. he could be getting the death penalty if he's convicted. well, rather than go for a flashy pick the redskins used their number five pick in the nfl draft to shore up the
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offensive line and keep rg3 on his feet instead of the backside. washington selected iowa offensive lineman brandon scherff. 6'5." about 320 pounds. it's believed the redskins will put him at a right tackle. although he could be playing guard as well. scherff won the trophy for most outstanding interior lineman. in his senior son with the hawk -- season with the hawkeyes and redskins nation wasted no time in getting to social media. let's take a look. this is per the redskins' fan. welcome to redskins nation. hail to the redskins, let's make some moves. welcome b scherff. redskins need a beast like you up front. that's obviously to protect the quarterback. i think the skins made a good pick says greg. protecting the qb should be number one priority. then there's the other part. as much as i like brandon scherff. leonard williams was available at number five. that was a main pick everybody said most talented out of usc. he went to the jets, and said williams is easily the best
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player in the draft says hailey germane. washington would be pretty stupid not to draft him. ouch. not upset who you got. they're upset they didn't trade down to get hematobias. redskins' organization continues elsing itselfling and run like -- elsing itself and run like -- embarrassing himself and run like a third rate franchise. we will see. that was an instagram by redskins' design. so guys, open season again. anytime the redskins make a pick, good or bad, there's plenty of people weighing in. >> he was the outland -- >> oh, yeah. >> he won it. the best interior lineman. but jon gruden said it best last night. they need the dogs as you put -- hogs as you put it. >> protect the guy. >> the guy who came in number two went to the saints to protect drew brees, they're saying the same thing. >> at the end of day, the
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reaction of the tip of the cap to, our resident gm andrea saying that's the move they needed to make, scot mccloughan listening. >> if it's a quarterback league protect the quarterback. >> thank you mike. a georgia judge makes a rare courtroom admission that he went too far with the sentence. >> hear what he had the say to atlanta educators convicted of -- to say to atlanta educators convicted of racketeering. >> i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. just light rain falling here on the weather terrace, most of the heavy rain is south of the beltway. take a look at the forecast for today. we're going to continue to see that cloud cover breaking up as we head into the afternoon. much cooler today than yesterday. high temperatures in the mid 60s. but at least the sunshine comes back and we'll see more of that as we head
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♪ most weekends only last a couple of days. some last a lifetime. hampton. we go together. always get the lowest price, only when you book direct at in case you missed it here's something you do not hear every day. a judge? atlanta took back the sentence reducing for three former educators. >> jericka duncan reports for us. >> reporter: a few weeks ago, a very angry judge jerry baxter showed no mercy for the three defendants. >> they have made their bed and they're going to have to lie in it. and it starts today. >> reporter: today, it was clear the harsh sentence had weighed heavily on him.
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>> when the judge goes home and he keeps thinking over and over that something's wrong, something is usually wrong. anyway, i want to modify the sentence. we the jury find the defendant guilty. >> reporter: earlier this month, a total of 11 former atlanta educators were convicted of racketeering for conspiring to inflate scores on standardized tests. in some cases, prosecutors say educators changed wrong answers to correct ones. the original seven year prison sentences came after the three refused to admit guilt. other who is did avoided jail time but waived the right to appeal the conviction. 59-year-old sharon davis williams told me she wants to avoid even the three year reduced sentence and hasn't given up hope she may work in the atlanta public school system again. >> i plan the fight to thened. the appeal process is not over. >> reporter: judge baxter ended
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his role with exasperation. >> you know, i'm ready to move on. so anyway. adios. >> well, the prosecution says it's satisfied with the new sentence. attorneys for the defendants say the appeal process could take at least a couple of years. it's the ongoing fight of religious freedom versus reproductive rights, the house pushed through legislation that revoke a d.c. law that prohibits discrimination against those who have abortions. white house has threatened to veto. meanwhile the house says no to a plan to let va doctors give their parented a voice about medical marijuana. the measure failed by just three votes. supporters had pushed to lift the rule blocking va doctors from discussing the pros and cons of medical marijuana. opponents argued there's little evidence of its benefits.
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good morning and welcome to wusa9. it is 6:29. taking a look at the city skyline. it's a little cooler when you step outdoors you'll feel it this morning. i'm andrea roane. >> and i'm nick giovanni. here with the cool kids. allyson rae and erica grow -- erica grow. larry miller you know the news team. we're going to start with allyson rae. >> wet start for some but things are pushing further and further south. that's good news for the morning commute. just some light rain moving through the district in fact in parts of the beltway. a look starting off on doppler 9000. this is just a little light rain. all the heavy stuff last night is since gone. we have a couple of pockets of heavier stuff moving through the northern neck but the general trend here is moving out of the way. today will be the coolest day of the next seven. we're going to see a steady warm ample right through the next week. so pushing off to the south and west here we go through the district and areas off to the
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east here. as we cheverly and down through alexandria. this will continue to push off to the west and we're going to see light rain just take over with cloudy skies. by mid-morning, so you're not going to need the umbrella all day especially for areas off to the north. no problems. 62 degrees by lunchtime. only topping out into the mid 60s today. it is cool but your weekend is looking great. we'll see temperatures steadily increase and those details coming up but first here's larry miller. allyson thank you. your time right now 6:30 on the dot. on a friday morning. metro riders everything running on schedule this morning. buses on schedule as well. so we're off to a great start: down to virginia right now, the southbound side o at 123 where we have an accident blocking the left lane. camera close by shows you the delays in the area. you can see that is the accident right there. traffic is being able to squeeze by but you want to use caution in that area. mainly because the roads are wet. and we have actually seen a few fender-benders here and there. also want to take you right now into the district where we have another issue. this affecting the westbound side of the southeast southwest
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freeway. between the 11th street bridge and m street southeast. the left lane blocked in this area causing at least at this point a two mile delay. so we're asking drivers that anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes to the drive time if this is the normal route that you would normally take to get to school and/or work this morning painly because of the delays. the next update coming up in about ten minutes. i'm nikki burdine live in baltimore where our top story. i want to show you the scene this morning here in west baltimore. this is the scene and it has been all week of a lot of protests a lot of activity and earlier this week. that violence. now it is peaceful. last night, it was peaceful and everyone here is cautiously optimistic that we will have another peaceful day here. of course the past few days have been relatively incident- free. which is why many businesses are asking stilettoeders now to -- city leaders now to lift that mandatory curfew that's been in place every day. they say it's hurting their because, for the latestest in
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the freddie gray case. the session is now officially in the hands of the state's attorney. the next step is determined if charges will be filed against the officers involved. there's no timetable available right now for the and when that will happen. today we expect autopsy results to be released the gray's family. sources tell us the results will show gray died of traumatic injuries to the spine and trauma to the back of his head. now if that is released today to the family and if that's made public, police and everyone here is cashly optimistic that everyone here will be peaceful once again. that the protests that will no doubt happen today will be incident-free. we are told the protests happening today at 3:00 in front. and other marches will be hering here -- happening here and throughout the weekend. that's the latest from baltimore, i'm nikki burdine, wusa9. police are looking for the person who punched the man at the top of the metro escalator. police say the suspect is this man, is the-year-old elijah --
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is the-year-old elijah -- 19- year-old elijah jeremiah smith of d.c.. the metro assault happened last friday at the eastern market station. the victim was knocked out and had to be hospitalized. a d.c. man is under arrest accused of raping a nun in prince george's county. police say 27-year-oldwalk randolph broke into the nun's home wednesday night on 16th street in maryland and sexually assaulted her. randolph was later arrested at his home. detectives say he confessed to the crime. sentencing for the man dubbed the bottle bomber happening today inside the upper marlboro courthouse here in three hours. that man will learn his fate. his name, manuel joyner-bell. he is 21 years old and faces up to 21 years behind bars. he pled guilty to planting one liter bottles filled with acid and aluminum foil inside
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several movie theaters in virginia and here in maryland last year. the explosives now caused some minor injuries and major panic amongst movie goers, as part of the plea today in court bell will also plead guilty to the lead counts in montgomery and anne arundel counties. so today at 9:30 here in the courthouse he will plead guilty and will be sentenced to all three cases in maryland. prince george's county and anne arundel county and montgomery county as well. he will then be extradited to virginia to face charges in the commonwealth. we're live outside the upper marlboro courthouse, delia goncalves, wusa9. president obama's trade legislation a top priority his administration is in trouble. the president wants negotiating authority to complete a 12 nation transpacific partnership trade deal. but he's having a different time getting enough support from his own party.
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and the house is dozens of votes short of passing the bill. it would allow the president to send trade deals to congress for quick approval. the house has approved a compromise budget deal that would speed up the repeal of obamacare. at the same time, the measure called for a 7% budget hike for the pentagon. the plan now goes to the senate for a vote next week. the nonbinding resolution is not lost but it does set up another republican effort to repeal the affordable care act. last night you may have seen first lady michelle obama make another stop of the late show. back in the district there's another place she's been known to frequent. the usda farmers market. it kicks off its 20th year in operation today. just off the national mall at independence avenue and 12th street southwest. market runs from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every friday now through october except for july 3rd. we want to congratulate lori from huntingtown, maryland. she is our facebook fan of the day. lori says islands to wusa9 every morning since i moved to the area in 2003.
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today i commute from southern maryland to columbia. wusa9 gives me all the information needed for my commute. weather, traffic and news. lori, for that loyalty you win two tickets to see josh groban in concert this september at dar constitution hall. >> next week's fans each win $100 in amc gift cards. all you have to do is just go to the facebook page and fill out the form. i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. able to ditch the umbrella for the moment but if you live especially in southern maryland, or south of 66, you might want to bring it if you're heading out the door within the next hour. take a look at the forecast as we head into the afternoon. you're going to see a little bit of is that napoleon return and -- of is that nine return and high temperatures -- sunshine return and high temperatures will be cooler than yesterday but still pretty nice in the mid 60s. a nice weekend more on
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northern charles county. but through the day planner you'll see that sunshine returning. and temperatures not as warm as they were yesterday. only in the 60s. we'll be at 63 at 1:00. 65 at 3:00. the winds will be a little bit breezy from time to time as well. but we're going to give way to a beautiful weekend and we'll have more on that coming up when allyson returns with the first alert seven day forecast. right now it's time again for timesaver traffic. larry? for those o you traveling from manassas into town, going eastbound on 66, you'll see volume as you approach centreville and fairfax. but you should be easy going once you get past the points. sky 9 right now showing us the -- outer loop of the beltway near new hampshire avenue. where we're seeing a lot of volume. more so than normal. so for drivers that normally take the route. add about an extra 15 minutes to the commute time so we can get to the destination on time. for those of you in the district no problem in town. beech drive as well as rock creek parkway. free and clear of any issues. andrea and nick over to you. no problems?
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yahoo's ceo as more crash to throw understood -- cash to throw around. >> more money more problems right? plus one u.s. automaker claimed to give its factories a facelift. we're back after this.
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well, this could be a record-breaking money making weekend at the box office. >> and one u.s. automaker is dropping $5 billion on a makeover. mike has those stories and more in your mown. >> we start with little car talk. general motors planning to spend more than $5 billion to improve u.s. factories all over the next three years. the automaker says the investment will create about 650 new jobs. the company announced almost $8 million designed for the three michigan plants along with the facility and equipment upgrades across the country as well. gm says they will announce where the remainder to have billions of dollars are going in the upcoming months. talk about money. yahoo's ceo mayer has a 69% raise to be happy about. now makes a total compensation
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package of $42.1 million. the 39-year-old annual's salary is still $1 million, that's unchanged her stock jumped last year. yahoo says the increase also came from her performance based options chop part of the recruit -- which were part of the recruit package. she was hired away from google back in 2012. the official start of the summer blockbuster season movie wise this could be a record- breaking weekend. >> we want to protect the world. but you don't want it to change. >> strings. >> that was james spader's voice you heard there as the villain in marvel "avengers: age of ultron" ultron." they must overcome personal issues to unite and find a way to destroy the threats. the film could break several box office records this weekend. there's just something about
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superhero movies that bring people all the way out of their house and to the box office guys. >> i imagine we'll be cricketing to that cause here. -- contributing to that cause here. >> my husband saw it and thought it was cool. >> really cool was the word? >> we'll take that review. >> the first movie couple of years ago did hundreds of millions of dollars, ridiculous amounts of money right? >> with quotes like shakespeare in the park, we will be looking forward to that. mike, thank you. now on "cbs this morning." that's what we are about to find out. >> and gayle king and in new york, she has our preview. good morning gayle. >> good to see you nick and andrea. ahead new revelations in the freddie gray case. we'll talk with jon miller about the investigation and the nationwide protests against police. >> plus dr. norula on new concerns about the connection between stress and either teaings. -- heart attacks. and the special effects arttist who turned his 4-year- old into a superhero and a youtube star. john plaque stone visits --
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black stone visits the family to find out the next chapter for action movie kid. that's what they're calling him these days. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. straight up. back to you guys. >> all right we'll be. whatting. >> pretty amazing -- watching. >> pretty amazing effects there. allyson rae, oh. just -- literally i feel like weave got to get -- it's not a day to write home about. >> pretty cold and cooler today but we have -- cloudy and cooler today. >> we're all about air quotes this morning here. >> the weekend looks really good. we're going see a steady warmup and by next week we're going to be in the 8 #s. >> now we're talking. >> left foot, we're starting off cool and cloudy today and a few light showers left over from yesterday but not going to last all day. by any means. here's a look at the michael & son weather camera. you can see the cloudy skies out there. 55 degrees and some breaks in the clouds this afternoon but the general trend is probably the cloudest day of the next three. notice the winds out of the north northeast 16 miles per hour a little breezy at times for sure. all right here's doppler 9000. a few light showers getting out
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of the district. through charles county headed over to just north of quantico through 95. and through southern maryland. northern neck. that's still continuing and this is going to continue for a little while longer, take a look at the futurecast. especially through huer ray and culpeper. by 8:30 still some light showers for areas to the south but notice once you're north of the district it's dry as can be and also notice how the clouds thin out here by mid-morning some areas but cloudy skies will quickly return. by lunchtime a few stray showers. in the evening we're dry and cloudy and breaks of sun here and there but maybe a stray shower for areas to the west. tomorrow looking good. we're back up to the 70s and a few clouds will start your day. and a few stray showers east of 95. but most areas will stay dry for your saturday. and sunday looks even better. upper 70s and we'll see a dry day. 66 today. pretty cool out there. 72 for tomorrow. 77 for sunday. next week there you go. like i said into the 80s. all right good morning larry. what do you have going on? a lot. >> okay. >> yes right now, that narrows
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it down. m.a.r.c. everything on schedule and vre on schedule as well. from georgia avenue to kenilworth avenue you're looking at a georgetown pike excuse me to kenilworth avenue. 20 minutes. eastbound 66 from sudley road to lee highway. a 30 minute commute this morning. northbound i-95 from courthouse road up to i-395 a 31 minute commute. no issues on i-395 by the way. and westbound on 50 from mlk highway to kendall street northeast a 13 minute commute. right now a live look right now and show you how things are happying up. this is on the outer loop of the beltway between georgia avenue and colesville road. the left lane is blocked as a result of the accident. montgomery county fire just showed is up and it looks like a truck now leaving but it's causing slowdowns on the outer loop or that will be traveling on the outer loop of the beltway. add anywhere from 20 to 25 minutes to your drive time as a result of this situation. want to take you right now to i-
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270 and show you things there. no issues as you go towards the beltway from frederick. and on the virginia side, right now, want the let you know i- 395 going up to the 14th street bridge, no issues this morning. andrea nick over to you. in pam low in, they have the running of the bulls. >> in d.c. we've got the running of will the chihuahuas, tommy mcfly in the 94.7 fresh f.m. with the moment we have all been waiting for the for the last 50 minutes here. tommy? >> good morning. yeah, they are fast and they are quick. so the chihuahuas the running of the chihuahuas happens the sunday and it's at the southwest waterfront put on by on tap magazine. because dog lovers love their best friends and also left field competition, it's the fourth annual over 94 different chihuahuas running in different heats and the best part is all of the race fees are going to go to help out the royal dog rescue right here in the region. now --
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if you don't have a chihuahua, don't worry about it. because they've also got pet costume contests, pet trick contests, and all kinds of great stuff for the pup in your life. 1:00 to 4:00 this sunday on the southwest waterfront with on tap magazine. in the 94.7 fresh f.m. studios, i'm tommy mcfly, wusa9. all right tommy. >> sounds like a chihuahua. okay. thanks tommy. it is 6:51. a key northwest street will be shut down for the weekend. >> and the redskins use their first pick to help protect the quarterback. we're back after this.
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i'm nikki burdine live in baltimore. it's been two weeks since the death of freddie gray and now the streets of baltimore are still in unrest. today though, everyone here is hoping for another day of peaceful protests. we know several protests are planned for today. one specifically outside the jail but we're standing outside right now. the cvs and now a peaceful protest which is what everyone a homing for today. that's the latest in baltimore, i'm nikki burdine, delia? i'm delia goncalves live outside the courthouse here in upper marlboro.
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the movie theater bottle bomber will head to court here in just a bit. later this morning. he will learn his fate. his name is manuel joyner-bell. only 21 years old and now faces up to 21 years behind bars after pleading guilty to planting explosive devices inside several movie theaters in maryland and in virginia. last year. his sentencing is scheduled for 9:30 here at the courthouse. mike? thank you delia. there's a new sheriff in town. with their first round pick in the 2015 nfl draft the redskins picked up lineman to make rg3 stay on his feet next year. washington selected brandon scherff from iowa. 6'5." 320 pounds. jay gruden says he'll likely be right tackle and could be guard as well. on the resume he won the trophy for the most outstanding interior lineman of the season. his senior season with the hawkeyes. the warning late evening commuters if you use military
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road tonight at 7:00 ddot is going to completely shut down military road where it goes under the 16th street bridge. and it will stay closed all weekend until monday 5:00 a.m. closure is part of a project to replace that bridge and of course make the improvements to military road. allyson? here's the seven day forecast. all right. not too bad of a weekend at all. we have to get through the morning a few lingering showers for areas to the south. cloudy skies but we'll see some breaks in the clouds throughout the day and 66 degrees our coolest day of next three. we see a steady warmup a few showers possible on saturday but most of us had been dry and nice and warm with some sunshine by sunday. larry? all clear on the 95 side in maryland. bw parkway and also 50 westbound. there was some issues -- i'm sorry there were some issues on the westbound side with debris on road. that's all cleared up now. eastbound you'll have no issues there at all. a live look from sky 9. this is the outer loop of the beltway near georgia avenue. looks like volume is starting to build up as you make your way to school and/or work this
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