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an icy wake up. freezing rain leaving behind slick roads this morning. seven is on your side.. tracking the drive - and school delays. breaking overnight - a high stakes discussion. north and south korea meeting for talks, while you were asleep. the agreemment - and what it means for the olympics.
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thriller in atlanta - georgia and alabama battling it out to the final throw but it was the crimson tide that rolled to victory. the quarterback swap - missed fieldgoald - and unbelievable touchdown that sealed the deal. good morning washington im autria godfrey. and im larry smith - a lot of school delays this mornin because of those icy roads. we've got the full list scrolling at the bottom of your screen. toss to eileen watch for ice & patchy fog early this morning - first day above 40 since christmas - warming late week; 60 by friday - much needed rain thursday through saturday morning - back to the cold by sunday
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sunny. seasonable. highs: 43-49 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly to mostly cloudy. cold. lows: 22-26 winds: n 5 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 42-47 winds: se 5 mph new this morning. alabama -- crowned
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alabama -- crowned the kings of college football -- again! the crimson tide pulled off an epic comeback to beat georgia in the national title game in atlanta. and this game was a tale of two halfs. georgia dominated the first half - leaving alabama scoreless. they led at half time 13 to nothing. but in the second half alabama head coach nick saban benched his starting quarterback for a true freshman who did not play in a meaningful game all season long. but he led the crimson tide's epic comeback throwing three touchdowns including the game winner in overtime. alabama erases a 13-nothing deficit to win their 5th national championship in 9 seasons. the final score: 26 to 23. for head coach nick saban it's his sixth national title tying legendary alabama coach bear bryant
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for the most national titles in the poll era. vegas has already made alabama the favorite to repeat next season. outside the staidum - a few dozen protesters taking a knee... and speaking out against president trump, who attended the game. inside.. loud cheers and some boos as the president took the field for the national anthem. the president has criticized professional football players who kneel during the anthem to protest racial
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breaking overnight - the first high stakes meeting between north and south korea in two years. and out of that discussion - a major decision about the upcoming winter olympic games. north korea agreeing this morning to send a delegation to the games, including officials, athletes, cheerleaders, and journalists. the two nations are discussing ways to cooperate in the olympics and improve their long-strained ties. right now - at least seven people are out of their homes after a car came crashing through the wall of their apartment building! this is on clarendon road in bethesda. the woman who lives in the unit was inside at the time and says she was just feet away when the car hit. amazingly she was not hurt.. and the driver sustained only non life-threatening injuries. but damage to the building is so extensive.. it's been deemed unsafe to live in. caught on camera - bowie high school flooded! cell phone video shows water pouring down from the ceiling. school officials tell us this was from a burst pipe... likely because of the cold weather. no classrooms were affected -- and maintenance crews
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immediately cleaning it up and fixing the problem. some parents are outraged, after learning.. a former teacher's aide at their children's school is facing child porn charges. sean kelly worked as a part-time lunch aide at cloverly elementary school in montgomery county. he's now charged with possession and distribution of child porn. after superintendent jack smith walked out of a budget meeting early last night, parents were furious. superintendent smith says he had to leave because of a family matter. school board members say they could not attend the meeting, because of the weather. school officials issued a letter friday. they say they do not believe any of the porn images recovered feature any montgomery county students. now to the latest in our i-team investigation... "faking the grade." we now know that grade-fixing scandal at a d-c high school will cost taxpayers nearly 400-thousand dollars.
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grade-fixing at ballou high school is expected by this friday. the budgeted cost for the audit of ballou -- set at 390-thousand dollars. the superintendent's office will review policies following that audit. breaking overnight: california on alert thousands evacuated as a storm slams the state right now. the new thre at out west, coming up. plus - a mail mix-up. nine pounds of pot delivered to a d-c home... but whoops, a wrong address! fidd out what happened next..
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- first day above 40 since christmas - warming late week; 60 by friday - much needed rain thursday through saturday morning - back to the cold by sunday today: partly to mostly sunny. seasonable. highs: 43-49 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly to mostly cloudy. cold. lows: 22-26 winds: n 5 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 42-47 winds: se 5 mph julie toss to break
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now - a state of emergency in parts of california. thousands of people, already impacted by those recent wildfires in southern california -- now forced out of their homes again. rain is bearing down on the west coast... and putting the area at risk of mudslides and flash floods. about 70 thousand people are under evacuation orders... with another 23-thousand at risk. help is on the way for those frigid baltimore city schools.. less than a week after we learned dozens of city schools had no heat ... governor larry hogan is allocating two-and-a-half million dollars in emergency funding to fix the heat. at one point, 60 buildings were closed at the same time. governor hogan is not happy th
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baltimore's mayor says some of the school buildings are just too old. she's working on a plan to decide which school buildings shoud be closed permanently. take a look at this. d-c police shared these images -of nine pounds of pot... mailed to the wrong address. police say the man who got the drugs - called them immediately. then when someone asked him about the pot... he set up a meeting to "retrieve it." that meeting - was actually with police... who quickly made an arrest. a store popular with elementary and middle school girls is now recalling dozens of different types of cosmetics..... because of an asbestos scare. consumer reporter john matarese
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confusion.. so you don't waste your money stafford county schools now closed watch for ice & patchy fog early this morning now closed now closed
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toss to wx watch for ice & patchy fog early this morning - first day above 40 since christmas - warming late week; 60 by friday - much needed rain thursday through saturday morning - back to the cold by sunday today: partly to mostly sunny. seasonable. highs: 43-49 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly to mostly cloudy. cold. lows: 22-26
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julie wright has your workarounds. but first - a stormwatch seven winter weather alert. icy roads making for a dangerous drive and now closing schools. breaking right now - stafford county is closed today... and just in prince george's county is on a 2-hour delay. we have a full list scrolling on the bottom of your screen. let's get right to eileen whelan.. watch for ice & patchy fog early this morning - first day above 40 since christmas - warming late week; 60 by friday - much needed rain thursday through saturday morning - back to the cold by sunday today: partly to mostly sunny. seasonable. highs: 43-49 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly to mostly cloudy. cold. lows: 22-26 winds: n 5 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 42-47
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winds: se 5 mph breaking overnight the first high stake meeting between
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korea in two years. adrianna hopkins is following this at the live desk. one of the firs
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the two focused on the upcoming winter olympics. north korea agreed to send their athletes, officials and cheerleaders the north's top delegate called it a new year's gift to the korean people. but the nuclear issue is not resolved. when the denuclearization was brought up by south korean delegates -- the north did not acknowledge it. today the two sides are expected to discuss the possibility of resuming family reunification visits and of course economic and military issues. new this morning - the alabama crimson tide are national champions after a roller-coaster of a game. overnight - the party was out in full force - take a look - students on alabama's campus going wild! the game was dominated early by georgia - until alabama's back-up quarterback - a freshman - shocked everyone! it was a night no football fan will soon forget. abc's kendis gibson has more. now to an honor for a local football team.. today wise high school in upper t
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coming up - is oprah winfrey getting ready to take on
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her speech at the golden globes is getting democrats riled up... and new this morning - ivanka trump weighs in plus - parents outraged.. and school board members are nowhere to be found the heated meeting in montgomery county. eileen live tease
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- first day above 40 since christmas - warming late week; 60 by friday - much needed rain thursday through saturday morning - back to the cold by sunday today: partly to mostly sunny. seasonable.
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winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly to mostly cloudy. cold. lows: 22-26 winds: n 5 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 42-47 winds: se 5 mph
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news on the g-w parkway. julie has been talking about it all morning - a water main break impacting the ramp to reagan airport.. let's get right to our ryan hughes live at the scene.
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right now at 5:xx - right now at 5:xx - school board members absent -
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parents outraged! this - after a teacher's aide at clovery elementary is charged with child porn. seven on your side -- first broke this story friday night -- as we told you about the arrest of sean kelley. last night a meeting was held at the school.. but parents aren't getting the answers they want. suzanne kennedy has is live in silver spring with more. new video this morning -- of the
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child. and this story has a very happy ending. ardianna hopkins is here with details. this all started last wednesday, when a 10-year-old boy was reported missing in prince william county. you'll remember just how cold it was. fairfax county put it's chopper in the sky to help search. it is able to sense the heat of bodies, making it easy to spot someone. they focused on a playground. they spotted that bright white image -- clearly a person. with prince william officers on the ground, they found the boy and reunited him with his family just two hours after he disappeared. new developments in the russia investigation - abc news confirming this morning that special counsel robert mueller will likely request an interview with president trump. sources say muller's team could interview trump within weeks on some limited portions of questions. but now.. trump's lawyers are exploring options short of a formal interview such as providing writte
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questionnaire. happening today.. virginia governor-elect ralph northam will outline his legislative priorities, ahead of the new session which begins tomorrow. northam will work with a dramatically reshaped legislature after a democratic wave in november shook up the balance of power in the house to just a one-vote edge for republicans. northam's speech is set for 9:45 this morning in richmond. he takes office on saturday. and with those big changes in richmond - tomorrow's legislative session opening will be one to watch. lawmakers will consider hundreds of bills during the 60-session.. but up first - a new budget. the proposal from outgoing governor terry mcauliffe includes spending for medicaid expansion and regional tax increases to pay for virginia's share of metro funding. updates on metro and on i-66 tolls will top the agenda when virginia's joint commission on transportation accountability meets today. the commission will receive a progress report from the transporation secretary on tolling on i-66 inside the beltway. metro's general manager will
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update the commission on issues the transit agency is facing. new developments, following a local murder attributed to the m-s-13 gang.. the mastermind in the killing of a 15-year-old gaithersburg girl pleaded guilty yesterday to first-degree murder. damaras reyes-rivas was tortured before she was stabbed to death last january at lake accotink park in springfield. 18-year-old venus iraheta faces up to life in prison when she's sentenced in may. authorities say iraheta stabbed the 15-year-old just after vowing to see her in hell. iraheta is one of 10 accused ms-13 members charged in the case. a social media threat against a school in virginia-- puts officials in eight states on high alert. the threat was posted on snapchat over the weekend, threatening a school with the initials "m-h-s." that caused a
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from new york to wisconsin. it actually targeted "monticello" high school in charlottesville. but police say it was a hoax. charges are now pending against the teen who posted it. an update out of greenbelt this morning. last night - the city council approved a measure to lower the voting age from 18 to 16 for city elections. the change takes effect february 27th. greenbelt joins the nearby cities of hyattsville and takoma park in lowering the voting age to 16. another honor for three local blind eagle scouts.. we've reported on the accomplishments of leo, steven, and nick cantos. they recently became the first blind triplets "ever" to become eagle scouts. tonight, the mclean mortgage corporation will present them with scholarships.. under the "scholarships for eagles" program. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. a check on weather.
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fog early this morning - first day above 40 since christmas - warming late week; 60 by friday - much needed rain thursday through saturday morning - back to the cold by sunday today: partly to mostly sunny. seasonable. highs: 43-49 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly to mostly cloudy. cold. lows: 22-26 winds: n 5 mph wednesday: mostly cloudy. seasonable. highs: 42-47 winds: se 5 mph
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5:xx - and adrianna is here with a look at what's trending.. here with a look at what's trending.. alabama came out on top overnight in the
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alabama came out on top overnight in the national title game. but the trophy wasn't the only hardware handed out last night. check this out. moments after the game-- alabama senior bradley bozeman decides he's ready to put a ring on it. bozeman drops to one knee and proposes to his girlfriend. we can't hear her answer, but she said yes. oprah winfrey's speech at the golden globes is gaining so much momentum -- that some are even calling it -- presidential! two close friends say she is actively thinking about running in 20-20 -- with her inner circle encouraging it. and this morning - there's support from both sides of
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globes pushed to end sexual assaul ivanka trump posted this message on twitter saying in part, "let's all come together, women and men and say hash tag time's up! the.best.story. a texas middle school was hosting a breakfast with dads' event -- needed 50 volunteers. the leader of a local mentorship group was concerned not every student would have a "dad" and put out the call for more dads. 600 men volunteered to be stand ins. we're seeing pictures now of that event that happened last month. a success. coming up - this cold weather causing school johnny libe tease
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>> now, good morning washington, on your side. adrianna: this morning, flirting with a re-freeze. this, a blanket of fog to go with it. a dangerous morning on the close -- a dangerous morning on the roads. this is a live look outside. look at the fog. as we say good morning to you, we have school delays and closures to pass along. stafford county schools are closed and there are a lot of delays. all of this is scrolling on the bottom of the screen. larry: eileen

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