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es. president obama holds his there decisional year end news conference this afternoon before he visits families of the victims of the san bernardino shootings. three major theme parks are adding security measures ahead of the busy holiday season. opening nationwide today, it's the first star wars film in ten years. we have reaction from the fans who got to see it last night. es. good morning. i'm peggy fox. welcome to wake up washington. >> you made it to friday. we start with a check on weather and traffic. larry miller is here for the commute. first alert meteorologist allyson rae starts it off. good morning. happy friday. the weekend is looking good but very typical of december weather compared to the past weather we've been enjoying, the mild temperatures. not so much today and tomorrow. we're looking at a chilly start but it could be worse. 47 degrees. temperatures will stay very consistent all day long into the 40s feeling into the 30s
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with the strong wind out of the northwest. a couple of leftover stray showers near port royal up through la plata, waldorf possible. everybody else increasing sunshine and we'll stay into the 40s. we'll detail your weekend forecast coming up. we made it to friday. talk about a rough week. gliew were only here-- >> you were only here-- >> i know, i was only here for two days. everything is running on schedule. buses also running on schedule as well. around the beltway, no issues. again free and clear on both the inner and outer loop. sky 9 giving us a look at how things are shaping up on the beltway at colesville road. traffic flowing freely in both directions. you won't have any issues this morning if you're getting ready to head out the door. we'll have a look at your fast five drive cast in about eight minutes or so. following breaking news in northwest where police are investigating a stabbing. it happened a little before 5:00 a.m. on 13 and g streets. >> one man was stabbed in the
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stomach and the arm. police say he was conshus when making -- conscious when taken to the hospital. a head-on collision has left one person dead. it happened late last night at route 202 and old largo roads. a second person is hurt. maryland state police are trying to find the cause of the crash. the names of the victims have not yet been released. we're looking ahead to president obama's year end news conference where national security is most likely going to take center stage. >> delia goncalves is live at the white house with a preview. >> reporter: president obama says we are facing a new type of terror threat which is harder to prevent. >> we are in a new phase of terrorism including lone actors and small groups of terrorists like those in san bernardino. >> reporter: the president says because these groups tend to be smaller and self-initiating, they are harder to detect and therefore harder to prevent.
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but he says our greatest tools to fight terrorism, our strength and resilience as americans. after today's news conference, he will travel to the scene in san bernardino and spend time with the victims' families but not everyone is looking forward to that visit. i'll tell you why coming up in the next half-hour. we're live outside the white house, delia goncalves, wusa9. 6:03 now. it appears lawyers have some more work to do before setting a date for a possible retrial for baltimore police officer william porter. >> a hung jury caused the judge to declare a mistrial. yesterday the prosecution and defense met with the judge behind closed doors. a new trial date was not set during that meeting. university of maryland law professor doug colbert comments. >> officer porter and his lawyer must consider the strength of the evidence against him that was presented at the first trial and it may
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well be it's in officer porter's interest to explore a negotiation and a possible plea or grant of immunity. >> a court spokeswoman says there will be at least one more meeting between the judge and lawyers in the coming is today. a springfield woman at the center of a very tense bare caitd situation in downtown washington is due in court this morning. sophia daulk is charged with assault on a police officer while armed. it took place at 19 and k streets northwest and lasted all night long shutting down traffic in the area, too. it ended with her surrendering to police. today's court hearing set for 9:30 this morning. students in augusta county, virginia are getting a head start on their winter break. administrators canceled classes for there today after uproar over a teacher's assignment. she asked students to draw a muslim statement of faith in arabic. since then the district has been flooded with calls and e- mails. some of them are angry but none reported to be threats.
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with winter break next week, students won't return until january. the force is finally awakened. >> it has. and we're up, too. fans waited in line but what did they think when they finally got a chance to see it? let's bring in nick giovanni working the tag board. >> you ready for some quotes of the day? >> definitely. >> i'm ready. >> we have phenomenal reviews. as you mentioned some people lined up for days to see the force awakens. it pretty much had to deliver. this guy you're about to see rocking the darth vader gear called it an epic experience he'll remember for the rest of his life. he was not alone. >> it was amazing. oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god. >> that was mind blowingly amazing. i laughed. i cried. anscreamed at the screen.
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d i can't wait to watch it again tomorrow. >> tell us how you really feel. the sentiments were echoed on twitter as we run through some of the tweets on tag board. this one saying it was great. i cried. that's always a sign of a good time. dillon said "star wars: the force awakens" made my decade. forget the day, the week, the year. yeah, decade. of course this one saying j.j. abrams killed it. he deserves a lot of credit considering the expectations and pressure he was facing. you read all that hear all that all signs point to the seventh installment of star wars certainly hitting the mark. >> sounds like a lot of fun. i actually want to see it. >> where is the problem. mount vernon is offering up a special christmas celebration, including fireworks and holiday music. the event runs from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. today and tomorrow. families can visit with reenactors and learn 1th
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century dance moves -- 18th century dance moves. tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children. it's free for children 5 and under. major theme parks are stepping up security this holiday season. >> you may be surprised some of the things disney theme parks are banning as a result of all this. allyson, take it away. >> it's a little chilly out here but i know in december it could be colder. so it's all right. we're looking at temperatures staying into the 40s all day long if not dropping just a bit from where they are now. we're starting off cloudy and the sun will come out but the winds pick up at the same time. your weekend is even colder. we'll get to the details coming up. >> we're at top speeds right now around the capital beltway and we are off to a great start for your weekend. this is a live look right now at the beltway just north of the american legion bridge. again no issues either on the inner or outer loop around the whole 63-mile stretch. stay with us. we're going to have a look at your traffic conditions around the metro coming
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es. the rain is out of here except for a few last little sprinkles through southern maryland and the northern neck and also through southern delmar advancement the rest of us are going to see cloudy skies to start. a little more sunshine by the afternoon. let's take a look at your current temperatures. lovettsville 42 degrees. columbia 45. bowie you're at 46. as you head out for lunch today, bundle up. that temperature is deceiving. it's 50 degrees but it will feel into the 30s today. we'll get to the weekend forecast coming up. larry? we call it the fast five getting a look at some of the five top roadways and interstates around the the
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metro right now. fair conditions on 95 on the maryland-virginia side. i-270 the bw parkway, i-66 as well as 50. we only say conditions are fair because volume is starting to build up but again no reported accidents on any of these interstates. so certainly so far so good. let's give you a live look right now and show you how things are shaping up outside. this is a live look at i-66 here at scotch street. again, no issues as you travel eastbound making your way into rosslyn. we'll have your drive times around the metro coming up after the seven-day forecast. the man arrested in connection with the san bernardino shootings is going to learn if he makes bail. >> the senate gets ready to discuss the ash carter e-mail controversy. >> today may be
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es. outdoor recess for the kids today you think or is it going to be that cold where it's not an option. >> oh, yeah, they'll let them out. get your coats. what are you, wimps? let's go. >> wear a coat and they'll be fine. the weather is great. we'll see increasing sunshine today. the weekend is a really good
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weekend. it is cold but, hey, guys, back to reality. it's december. >> good point. >> winter is just around the corner and temperatures are not could cold from what they typically are this time ever year. let's take a look how we're starting off. we're clear for areas well off to the north and west. we're going to see cloudy skies stick around for at least a little bit. then during the afternoon we'll see more sunshine but blustery today. wasn't to dress for the 30s even though much of the day we'll stay into the 40s. it's not going to feel that warm. by saturday these strong northwesterly winds are just bringing in more cold air. by saturday it's just even colder but that's our coldest day. then we're going to see temperatures increase nicely. we'll be into the lower 40s on saturday for highs. that's it. sunday winds relax, more pleasant. sunshine across the board. next week we're looking at 50s and then 60s. yeah. leftover rain in southern maryland. everyone else will see increasing sunshine today. these winds are going to make
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it feel pretty cold. here we are at 9:00. increasing sunshine for frederick, leesburg and it gets east of 95 by lunch time and thereafter. winds stay out of the northwest keeping our temperatures very consistent today. upper 40s to near 50 degrees. tonight and tomorrow if traveling through the mountains, you're going to run into dismowrs. high pressure is moving -- snow showers. high pressure is moving on n. things are looking good. by next week pretty mild. 52 for today. 43 tomorrow. that's our coldest day of the week and really the month. by sunday 49 degrees. we'll get back to the 50s for monday and tuesday and 60s by wednesday, thursday. larry, over to you. >> all right,alson. thank you. 6:16 -- all right, allyson. thank you. 6:16 is your time. if you're going to be traveling on any of the bridges, doing really we. no issues on the 11th tree bridge for our friends traveling from areas -- traveling on 295 making your way to the 11th street bridge, you won't have any issues
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there. southbound 270 we're still issue and problem free. from shady grove road to the capital beltway, now an 8- minute commute this morning. the volume is starting to pick up on the eastbound side of i- 66. thankfully still no issues or problems associated with that additional volume. from chain bridge road to north glebe road, you're looking at now a 13-minute commute. northbound on 95 on the virginia side from gordon boulevard making your way toward the capital beltway, that will take you into springfield. you're looking at a 10-minute commute. if you're going to be traveling on the the inner loop of the beltway from central avenue to indian head highway, air looking at now an 11-minute commute. sky 9 giving us a live look at spur. traveling southbound on i-270 looks like you will approach a little bit after slowdown as you approach the capital beltway but once you ge past that, you'll be -- you get past that you'll be good to go with no major issues there this morning. getting a look from our trafficland cam, this is a look at the suitland parkway traveling from suitland making your way into town. you're looking at an issue free commute. we'll send it over to you.
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>> thank you, larry. just about 6:1. here's what's making news now. a bail hearing is scheduled for monday for the man who bought the assault rifles used in this month's massacre in intrngdz, cal -- san bernardino, california. enrique marquez is charged with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists for allegedly conspiring with syed farook to plot other attacks. the attacks, though, never happened. a senate panel is set to conduct a review of defense secretary ash carter's e-mails to ensure no sensitive information was compromised. this decision comes after it with us revealed that carter used a personal e-mail account during his first month on the job. he admitted to doing so and says it was a mistake. boweberg dual -- bowe bergdahl will face charges of desertion and misbehavior. he disappeared in afghanistan and was held by the taliban for five years. his story is featured in the second season of the pope
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regard podcast -- popular podcast serial. the just department is looking for victims of alleged police misconduct in chicago. it's part of a civil rights investigation against the city's police department. the department announced the investigation last week following the release of video showing a chicago police officer shooting and killing 17- year-old laquon mcdonald. a pharmaceutical company executive is free on $5 million bond this morning. martin shkreli has pleaded not guilty to securities fraud charges in new york. the charges do not include his actions at a company of farm suit cals where he's -- pharmaceuticals where he's accused of price gouging a major aids drug. seaworld and universal orlando say visitors now have to pass through metal detectors to enter the parks. visitors at disney theme parks will be randomly selected for screenings. the move is getting mixed reaction from theme park guests. >> it's sad. it's sad that things have to
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happen that go on this world anymore. >> i do think it will be safer because, i mean, you never know people's intentions. >> disney is also discontinuing the sale of toy guns. and anyone 14 years or older will no longer be allowed to wear costumes into the parks so security screening will be easier. nasa is feeling the force this after spotting a lightsaber in the universe. the space agency has released a photo of what star wars fans might think is a double bladed lightsaber. but scientists say it's actually a newborn star which is shooting out twin jets of super heated gas. and this star is in our neighborhood, the milky way galaxy. >> it's so beautiful. they almost look fake. >> totally. >> just gorgeous. 6:20. one department store is going to help you finish your last- minute holiday shopping. >> if you're looking for the perfect tech gift, we'll show you the camera that could be the wave of the future. >> and if you are doing last-
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es. 6:23. virginia governor terry mcauliffe has released his $109 billion budget over two years. the spending plan includes a billion dollar increase -- that is, it include as billion dollars in education spending. small tax cuts and a 2% raise for state employees. the democratic governor is also renewing his effort to approve an expansion of medicare, very controversial in virginia, something the g.o.p. has rejected repeatedly. have you procrastinated on your holiday shopping? well kohl's is hoping to help you out. the department store will be open 24 hours seven days a week till 6:00 p.m. christmas eve. that's 170 hours straight. they kicked off a marathon yesterday at 7:00 a.m. >> if i had seen this thing we're about to tell you about, i would have put it on my wish
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list. speaking of holiday shopping electronic gadgets are on the wish list of many americans, millions in fact. one cool tech gift, a 360- degree camera. cameras like this are usually for professionals only. now companies are bringing it to a cheap and alternative for consumers. >> now we're recording. and this is capturing virtually everything in sight. >> absolutely everything, including my hand, our feet, everything that's going on around us is currently being captured. >> so cool. videos from these cameras, too, can be uploaded and viewed online on your smartphone and the price for the 360 views, about $350. that's not bad. >> pretty cool. the house has been empty for many years, but soon some of your favorite people will walk through the doors and we'll take a look at the "full house" promo. >> she may be the youngest star wars fan ever. we'll show you a picture that's
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trending now and it's absolutely adorable. >> we're looking at temperatures into the 40s today. 50 degrees at best but look at what is behind us. first of all if you're traveling you're going to need extra layers the farther north and west you go but that cold air is headed our way. i'll explain the weekend forecast coming up. >> more traffic and luckily no problems which is certainly some good news for your friday morning commute. here's a live look right now from sky 9 that shows how things are shaping up. for those of you traveling southbound on i-270 heading towards the spur, no major issues but again volume will slow you down just a bit. looks like it's also having an impact on other major interstates around the metro.
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es. it's 6:30. you made it to friday. welcome. i'm mike hydeck. i'm peggy fox. we start with a check on weather and traffic. larry miller is covering your commute. first alert meteorologist allyson rae is here with cooler temperatures. we are cooling down a bit. temperatures are going to hang out in the 40s all day today with a little more sunshine through the afternoon. we might get up to near 50
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degrees but we reached 52 earlier today just after midnight. 44 for chevy chase. 46 for college park. and temperatures are going to stay very consistent throughout the afternoon. winds are going to be noticeable making if feel -- it feel colder than it actually is. the northwesterly winds are bringing colder air for tomorrow. i'll explain coming up. metro riders, everything is running on schedule, trains and buses so good news there. around the beltway, we're still problem free. had an earlier issue on the northbound side of 95 on the virginia side at the prince william parkway. the incident is blocking the shoulder. not much in the way of gray delays. if -- of delays. if anything it's the volume. volume starting to pick up as you approach the 11th street bridge. also affecting folks traveling southbound on the bw parkway. sky 9 is giving us a look at
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how things are shaping up -- i think it's still on its way to i-66. for now over to you. we have more details now about some breaking news out of upper marlboro. >> the names of two people involved in this head-on collision have now been released. a 20-year-old upper marlboro man was killed in the crash. a second man of bowie was taken to the hospital. the crash happened last night on route 202 and old largo road. maryland state police are investigating the cause of this now. president obama will hold his traditional year end news conference this afternoon. >> that's right. delia goncalves is live at the white house with a preview. delia? >> reporter: after today's news conference, the president will head to san bernardino to visit with the families, the victims' families of the massacre there but some say too little too late. >> i think you have seen the reactions when 9/11 happened when president bush went out and the reaction of president
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obama after our incident here. >> reporter: the supervisor says his dissatisfaction with obama's visit it not about partisan politics. he believes the president should have visited both victims' families and survivors immediately aft the massacre. >> this -- after the massacre. >> this is almost an afterthought. he's flying out for vacation two weeks after the event. >> reporter: the. will head to hawaii for the holidays and return here to washington, d.c. and the white house january 4. that news conference is scheduled for 1:50, 10 of 2:00 this afternoon and you can watch it live right here on wusa9. we're live at the white house, delia goncalves, wusa9es. bicyclists from around our area will be gathering outside the gated arlington national cemetery this morning in a procession. they are riding there to honor a fellow sick list killed in bethesda. he was killed in august while
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riding his bike on massachusetts avenue near glen echo. a young man who hit him faced a $1500 fine. the family is on a mission to highlight bicycle safety and the need for cars to share the road. two volunteer firefighters are charged with assault this morning after allegedly attacking two female career firefighters. prince george's county fire department sources say the fight started after landover hills and west lanham hill companies responded to the fire on 75th street. they got there at the same time. the conflict continued to escalate and the two volunteer firefighters allegedly blocked the doorway and threw a punch. chief mark bashoor says he is shocked. >> couldn't believe t. we're all here for the the same -- believe it. we're all here for the same thing. when we arrive. people expect us to be on our game all of the time. >> all four firefighters involved in this case are now on leave. take a good look at this picture. if you recognize this teenager, you should call prince george's
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county police. dennis bath test take has -- patista has gone missing from the langley park region. he was wearing black pants and a jacket according to police. back in the live corner we're following the top trending topic in d.c. this morning. mother teresa one step closer to becoming a saint. the associated press reported pope francis has signed off on a miracle needed to make mother teresa a saint. she's in line to receive the catholic church's highest honor just two decades after she passed away. here's what people are saying about this on twitter. one wrote, served humanity throughout her life. that seems enough to recognize mother teresa as a saint. another quoted from mother teresa herself. never worry about the numbers. help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you. no date has been established for the canonization but according to the ap it will
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take place in september to coincide with the anniversary of her death. d.c. mayor muriel bowser will attend a graduation of 12 d.c. fire and ems cadets. it's part of her commitment to public safety. metro is going to help you ring in the new year safely. >> the metro board has now approved a proposal for free rides new year's eve. commuters can ride for free a all six metrorail lines and bus routes from midnight till 3:00 a.m. on new year's day. >> i like that. we have loved featuring your ugly sweaters this week. >> coming up we'll announce the winner of wusa9's ugly sweater contest. don't miss that. allyson? >> we are chilly here into the 40s. but we have a strong northwesterly wind and behind us through cumberland and pitburg and ohio, it's even colder. that means we're going to get colder come tomorrow. i'm explain all the details coming up right here on wake up
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washington. >> volume slowing some of our commuters down around the beltway and just a few areas here and there. traveling from suitland making your way into town, you won't have any issues. here's a live look to show you how things are shaping up at the suitland parkway. around the beptway we're doing really well with no major issues on -- beltway we're doing really well with no major issues on the mmm... nothing like johnsonville breakfast sausage. delicious and packaged with nothing to hide. no secrets. just like our family. well there is one. folks, i'm not your grandma. just a handsome kind hearted drifter who wandrered in years ago and stayed for all the yummy sausage. nap time. i got her. seriously? i feel like i just woke up. ha ha ha! fully cooked johnsonville breakfast sausage. we don't make sausage. we make family. and sausage.
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welcome back. it's chilly out there compared to the the mild temperatures we've been enjoying all december long. here is a reality check. we're back to the the 40s right now. when you fact -- to the 40s right now. when you factor in the wind, feels like the 30s. 43 for wheat oak. 46 college park. winter weather -- white oak.
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46 college park. winter weather fans a nice weekend. overnight we're going to dip downing to the 20s for the suburbs. here's a sneak peek at your weekend forecast. lots of sunshine. some good shopping weather. you don't have to lug around the umbrella. you will have to lug around the jacket, though. more comfortable by sunday. if you like the mild december, stay tuned. i have your seven-day forecast coming up that looks ahead to christmas eve day. larry miller, over to youes. thank you. right now we're talking about the fast five. fair conditions right now on 95 both on the maryland and virginia side. i-270, the bw parkway as well as i-66 and 50 issue and problem free, but the volume is what's slowing down commuters as folks are starting to inch their way into d.c. this morning. i want to give you a live look from sky 9 to show you how things are shaping up on i-66 as you travel inbound from areas like centreville and manassas making your way into
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fairfax. again, you will see that volume as you get closer toward the capital beltway there. let's change the picture right now and take you to i-395. looks like sky 9 is changing up the shot there for a moment. traveling northbound from areas like edsall road and duke street towards the 14th street bridge, again, you will see that volume as you get closer to town but again you're still accident and issue free which is certainly some good news there for you this morning. for our friends in prince george's county, primarily in suitland traveling from suitland making your way into town, all lanes are traffic are open. so we're doing well along that corridor. inbound on 50 we're doing well. again from areas like lotsfords vista traveling towards the capital -- lottsford vista traveling towards the capital beltway, no issues. volume is the factor as you get toward the capital beltway. we'll have your drive times coming up after the seven-day forecast. we'll send it over to you. time for a look at pet pics. check it out. we have lovely animals and who
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is that? >> jacqueline cortez says this is fantasy pants -- fancy pants. >> we know that one. >> that's my dog brownie, a chow-shepherd mix. she's wearing her christmas scarf. >> she looks great. >> thank you. coming up some scary moments on the court when lebron james plows into the audience injuring a famous golfer's wife. >> a little scary there. vdot announcing plans to make the highways safer in virginia. comi
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es. time to sow what our partners at cbs this morning are covering. >> gayle king joins us live. good morning. >> chilling plots targeting a community college and drivers at rush hour. we'll look at the charges just filed against a former neighbor of the san bernardino attackers. plus, the reaction from the muslim-american community to donald trump. republican strategist frank luntz is here with his new
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focus group and a conversation with apple ceo tim cook and one more thing with charlie. special holiday treat with a special reading of "twas the night before christmas." the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00 straight up. peggy and mike, back to you guys in studio. bet you can't wait. >> can't wait to see it. thanks so much, gayle. a satire about -- it's a film about the united states. i don't shoot a single frame of film in the united states. it's shot in other countries to show the things that we could have. >> is there anything we have that they want? >> yes. they come into an amer ican supermarket and see 157 varieties of breakfast cereal, that blows their mind. >> are you ever attempted to break out into song on "dexter" or turn an episode into music? >> some of the creative powers of be thought it would be a good point but i never thought
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it really made sense. >> did you come close? >> no, but, you know, another couple seasons and we might. ♪ those brains right out of your head ♪ >> it's a really gory show. >> i haven't seen it but people talk about it that watch it. >>it's impactful. big holiday coming up this weekend, the last weekend to get your shopping done. >> not a white christmas. >> we are going to see a pretty warm christmas as it looks right now. last-minute shoppers you get to be into the christmas spirit with some pretty chilly temperatures but nothing too outrageous from what we would typically see in december. winter weather fans enjoy this weekend because it's going to get mild again next week. take a look how we're starting off on your michael & son camera. we are chilly. our average lows for this time of year about 32 years. we're actually pretty well above average. however this afternoon temperatures are going to be similar to where they are right
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now. we're not going to see the temperatures budge by much. it's just going to be pretty chilly out there. we'll only be about 3 degrees above average by the afternoon. so that's how the temperatures are going to stay for today. winds out of the north, northwest. we can blame that for the temperatures staying pretty consistent and breezy today. as we stay into the 40s, it will feel into the upper 30s for much of the afternoon. so that's how you want to dress. here are some leftover -- here is in leftover rain from yesterday. it's bringing light sprinkles through charles county and headed to nanjemoy, la plata and colonial beach. later on that's going to go away. this is only for the next hour or so. increasing sunshine today. here we are at 9:30, one or two last little sprinkles near fredricksburg. here comes the sunshine. winds staying out of the northwest and temperatures staying into the 40s. so it's going to be pretty chilly today, especially with the wind factored in. sunny and into the 40s. it will feel pretty good and pretty good for december standards. that's what's coming on sunday. if you're traveling tonight or through saturday, we're going to see snow showers through the
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mountains. everybody else sunshine for saturday and sunday in full force. just a few clouds this morning. we'll see some sunshine for this afternoon. tomorrow it's still going to be rather breezy with highs only into the lower 40s. yeah, it's going to feel into the 30s on saturday. sunday 49 degrees. that's going to abperfect day to get the last-minute -- to be a perfect day to get the last- minute shopping done. here come mild temperatures for wednesday and thursday, thursday christmas eve day, 55 degrees with some showers. larry miller, over to you. >> i'm already starting to hum and i even got -- what are those called again, the -- stockings. holiday fail. traveling southbound on i-270 no major issues. again as we saw from sky 9, maybe 15 minutes ago, the bulk of the volume is going to be as you approach the spur. but again no accidents.
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from germantown road to the capital beltway a 14-minute commute. no issues eastbound from sully road to fairfax drive, an 18- minute commute for you this morning. northbound on 95 on the virginia side, again at the prince william parkway we still have the shoulder blocked as a result of an earlier accident but it's not causing much in the way of delays. be mindful if you're going to be heading in that direction. starting further north around lorton road to the capital beltway, you're looking at a 6- minute commute. traveling on the inner loop of the beltway from landover road to national harbor boulevard, you're looking at a 14-minute commute. sky 9 is making its way to an accident on the bw parkway on the southbound side so we'll give you a look at that shortly. in the meantime let's take some of our other cameras and show you how things are shaping up along the beltway. doing really well on the inner and outer loop. the outer loop starting to have increasing volume. this is just north of the american legion bridge. but other than the volume, nothing is really going to slow you down. from a look at our trafficland cam for our friends in wheat
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tong, good morning to you. here -- wheaton, good morning you to. traveling on georgia avenue making your way into town, no issues there. >> a lump of coal in his christmas sock. >> don't be jealous. >> don't be jealous, i know. i know you want one. we've had a blast all week looking at your ugly sweater pictures. >> oh, my. before we announce the winner, tommy mcfly is in the -- okay, i can say it 94.7 fresh fm studios with history of hideous sweaters. you have a in one on. we've seen this one before. >> i have a grievance with you people. ugly sweater day, i seem to be the only person in an ugly sweater. >> come on. you can't see us apparently. >> no, i can't. you have them on now? >> we're wearing ugly sweaters. >> good. i'm looking at allyson and everyone and no one has their sweater on but i'm glad you're in. here we go. it's pretty exciting. the history of ugly sweaters is interesting.
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it comes back to chevy chase in christmas vacation and dr. hex table. the internet -- huxtable. the internet credits -- [indiscernible] it started 2011 right here in montgomery county. the group save the children has done a lot of great work to help out kids in disaster situations and at risk situations all year long launched the ugly sweater day movement. you can see their video from back in 2011 when they asked everyone to wear an ugly sweater, start a conversation about it and donate 25 bucks if you can to help save the children. here we are today wearing ugly sweaters, giving away gift cards. it's all good. >> look at all those ugly sweaters. i think we need to kick it up a notch. those were serious sweaters. >> i think you need a hat with that one. it's very cute. >> we're going to up our game and make sure everybody is involved next year. this was a lot of fun.
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thank youes. as he was saying national ugly christmas sweer day is today. -- sweater day is today. we've been asking you to send in pictures to win a $100 gift card. >> here are our three finalists all pretty clever. take a look at the duo on the right there. aren't they cute? i like that. which one do you like? >> they're like matching reindeer and christmas trees. >> drum roll, please. >> and for us the clear winner was #uglysweaterson9 goes to shannon walters. congratulations. >> that's the ugliest we could find. is that a chicken? it's a chicken. you see that? >> fantastic. >> the black chicken with eggs i think. trending now, the house is full again. >> it is. we're talking about the highly anticipated reboot of the show "full house." nement next has release -- netflix has released a teaser.
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it debuts on net flex but the -- netflix but the twins will not be there. take a look at this adorable picture. mark zuckerberg posted this pith of his baby daughter max. the caption "the force is strong with this one." indeed it does. max appears to be dressed as a jedi with a lightsaber. very cute. >> i like that. also trending this morning, take a look at this video. during the thunder versus cavaliers game lebron james leaps for the ball and slams into the courtside seat. >> and he lappedzs directly on golfer jason day's wife -- lands directly on golfer jason day's wife. she had to be carried out on a stretcher. he sent out a tweet ellie day, i hope you're doing okay. my poll skies. the court side -- apologies. the court side seats may have to be rethought because you can't stop the momentum of
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somebody so big. here on the eve of the next democratic primary debate, bernie sanders' campaign was just dealt a big blow by the democratic national committee. according to our news partners at "the washington post," they are now accusing sanders' camp of improperly accessing some of hillary clinton's private campaign data. his manager blame add software vendor hired by the dnc for a glitch that allowed access. a staffer has been fired over the incident. nevertheless the party has shot off his access to a crucial list of likely democratic voters for the time being. her d.c. shows are ten months away but your california -- you're california dreaming if you think there are any seats left on ticketmaster for adele. tickets for her north american tour went on sale yesterday at 10:00 a.m. sold out within minutes in most cities. adele will play the verizon center october 10 and 11. the star wars force is taking over the nation. millions of fans flooded the theaters across the country last night for the showings of
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episode 7, "the force awakens ." it's already broken records internationally and is set to do the same here. >> so far the reviews are great. >> my husband saw it and woke me up and said, can i tell you how amazing it was. he loved it. we're going to stay into the 40s for much of the day. we did reach 52 earlier today. we might reach it there if we get enough sunshine but it's chilly regardless. we stay pretty consistent with the temperatures. colder tomorrow and into the upper 40s. pretty pleasant on sunday. good december weather for the next three days. larry? >> allyson rae, shame on you for not letting that man tell you about the movie. >> you should have said let me record your interview and i'll use it. >> two lanes blocked on the southbound side of the parkway between 195 and 100 so just be mindful for those of you that are going to be traveling out in that area. sky 9 should be making its way there. i don't think it's there yet.
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still enroute. let's give you a look from our trafficland camera over the wilson bridge. no issues there for you this morning. >> thanks, guys, for letting me join you all this week. it's my 20th anniversary here today at channel 9 and thanks to my live stream viewers on facebook. so cool. >> cbs this morning is coming up next. they'll tell us about a milestone in the bernie sanders campaign. it just hit heading into the democratic debate this weekend. >> and why today may be the best day to shop for holiday gifts. >> we'll be back in 25 minutes with ♪ catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue with dunkin' donuts' holiday- cookie-flavored coffees. from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., enjoy any medium latte or macchiato for $1.99.
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