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alison: broken pipes, freezing classrooms, parents outraged. >> abc 7 news at 11:00 starts now with breaking news. alison: a sad update in the search for a missing man. nancy: the police confirmed they have found the body of daniel dehaven.
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the discovery. anna-lysa gayle has the story. anna-lysa: the police say that somebody went out for a walk when they spotted daniel dehaven 's bonnie in the woods off dorsey road near bwi airport. dehaven was last seen january 2. he suffered from dementia and was nonverbal. the police are investigating a tip he may have been picked up by a driver on route one, and the driver may have dropped him off on the 800 block of annapolis road in anne arundel county. the search expanded since the tip and residents help search for mr. dehaven. he was the brother of a retired montgomery county firefighter. at this time the police do not believe there are any suspicious factors linked to his death.
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in from northwest washington, a shooting leading to a lockdown at george washington university hospital. shots werel said the fired nearby and the victim walked to the emergency room. his injuries are not life-threatening and the police are looking for the shooter tonight. operations at the hospital have returned to normal. alison: angry parents pushing back about school closures lingering from the winter blast. classes are canceled at george washington middle school and abbajay to read because of a burst pipe. nancy: and all the schools dealing with the broken pipes in the face of the freezing air. jay korff was at the meeting where the parents weren't amending answers. what are school leader saying? jay: they have a lot of work cut out for them and they need money to improve infrastructure. wrappedast hour, crews up
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problem at george washington middle school. a short, go, frustrated parents gathered for the pta meeting. crews are working late into the night to repair the water break breakg -- the water pipe that forced the closure of george washington middle school. students also complained about cold classroom conditions. >> they were wearing hats and gloves in the classroom. it is appalling and something should be done. jay: a school person spokesperson said when the temperatures dipped in a few classrooms into the mid-50's, children moved to warmer parts of the building. in the systemols were closed because of heating systems that were not working so well. >> oh, my gosh come it is appalling. jay: parents question the school system's schools are brenton at about the various issues. >> we are doing everything we can to keep the systems up and running. jay:
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to keep up with the aging infrastructure and more funding is needed to modernize buildings. >> frustrating and something we are highly focused on. we are looking every day and how we make things better. on thursday,ntally the school system will ask for $475 million in capital improvements. jay korff, abc 7 news. big swing inweek's temperatures could mean a lot more water main breaks. wssc is expecting a record number. crews have dealt with 406 water line breaks so far. seen160 water main breaks. d.c. water has seen 138 breaks and lakes. nancy:
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will be open tomorrow as normal. the court had to be closed earlier today. but the issue has now been fixed. must-see video of the impact of the cold snap we are finally coming out of. this is video from sky track 7, a frozen water tower in laurel. luckily the temperatures are on the rise in the frozen waterfall should start to fall out. bill: good evening, everyone. was the high, 50 leesburg, 49 manassas. normally i would not show the highs on the day unless it was something special. it has been 17 days, going back before christmas, since we had a day as warm as today. breaking the streak of 15 days below average. 33 right nowin d.c. for the most part that is the only temperature above freezing. everybody goes bel f
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a beautiful sunset, the skies cleared, just a few passing clouds overnight come into the 20's. widespread freezing, but not as much ice in the morning. a warmer forecast in just a few days coming up. nancy: puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands under a sunol me advisory after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake was reported off the coast of honduras -- they are under a tusnami warning. alison: the death toll from extreme flooding and mudslides in california has climbed to 13, and tonight miles of a major freeway were blocked as a result of the storm. lindsey mastis is tracking it from the live desk. they have been through so much lately. lindsey: they have, this is in santa barbara county. the vegetation burned, and then it rained. across of mud
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stretcher to safety. shia been trapped for several hours. >> it actually moved me to the other side of the road. i was terrified. lindsey: some homes were pushed off their foundations and now there are mandatory evacuations. the storm is continuing and tonight there are still people unaccounted for. tonight on your side with a turf war in d.c. -- artificial turf, that is. karen's concerned about the effects of artificial turf in the district -- parents concerned about the effects of artificial turf in the district taking their concerns to city leaders. >> my opinion pretty much is turf is bad. it is unhealthy, not only for the humans but the environment. it is more money and it causes a lot of p
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why we are here. anna-lysa: this third-grader spoke out tuesday night and columbia heights against turf, something the department of general services has been closely examining because of concerns expressed by the community. tests failed2 turf on surface hardness. since then they have been repaired, but the parents want to look at the big picture. rubbery banned crumb fields last year, but many of the field have not been replaced. >> they have not done anything to remove the existing crumb r ubber field. they are considering hardness, and temperature, but not other effects. ana-lysa: the city hired community relations firm that is conducting a public survey that will be used to draft policy on how turfs are handled by the city. >>
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way, this is for the safety of the people who play on the fields and the children who play on the fields at our facilities. anna-lysa: anna-lysa gayle, abc 7 news. alison: 7 on your side has been tracking concerns with synthetic turf fields for years. we told you about montgomery rubber,anning crumb requiring artificial turf fields to use plant-derived materials. the debatecounty continues with parents still concerned about the health implications about using tire rubber on the field. you can find the information by searching crumb rubber on the abc 7 news app. bannon is leaving breitbart after being ousted from the white house. xms afternoon sirius announced they are ending their relation with steve bannon as well.
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rick dates has been released from house arrest. the judge allowed the change as gates awaits trial. he was indicted on federal charges of money laundering and falsifying records. paul manafort was arrested at the same time remains on house arrest. alison: tomorrow back to work for the virginia and maryland general assembly. in virginia, going control, paid family leave, equal pay, and passing a budget. democratic governor ralph northam will be sworn in, but republican still hold a one-seat majority. in maryland, lawmakers will try to override governor hogan's veto of paid sick leave and look at expanding marijuana licenses. and for both states, a big focus on transportation. count onapp that many to keep their pets safe, but turns out that app called wag may have put pad owners at risk.
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the security glitch. tim: the popular app wag conne cts dog walkers with the dogs, but this week the company is accused of accidentally making it possible for customers to be connected with thieves. the report shows that wag inadvertently exposed customer addresses and lockbox codes online. brian has used the app for his dog. >> disappointed to hear the about the data breach, but not overly surprised. tim: abc 7 reached out to the company to find out how many customers were affected but have not heard back. >> it happens so often with everything these days. tim: wag told the wall street journal it was a technical glitch that was fixed hours later and they have no reason to believe anybody's information was misused. >> it is hard to do anything in today's age without putting your information somewhere. tim: tim barber, abc 7 news.
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is the state department closer to finding out what caused the mysterious illness for diplomats in cuba? alison: and details from the capitol hill hearing today and a brazen burglar with a taste for an unusual break-in.
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a $15 billion deal to purchase scripps which owns the food network and hgtv. this is a shock for many. >> it is really sad come a little weird. are they actually leaving? oh, wow. >> it's disappointing. i wanted to work in their in college. i watched this building go up. alison: discovery moved to silver spring in 2003. athin a year or so, only small operation will remain in maryland and sterling, virginia. nancy: steve scalise is getting ready for another surgery after suffering serious injuries in the shooting last june. tomorrow's surgery is a routine continue and he will to handle his leadership duties as he recovers. developments as the
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korea's kim jong-un for a summit. presented as from the nations met for the first time in several years. north korea agreed to send athletes to the upcoming games. a south korean official said that president trump deserves credit for his tough talk. it is a smart move that north korea will come to south korea. statement,a joint the nations agreed to hold military talks. say that north korea is just a few tests away from perfecting a missile that could reach the u.s. nancy: there has been little progress trying to identify harmed democrats in cuba. the details during a senate hearing about the unexplained incidents. the state department is considering every angle, including the possibility somebody intentionally infected people with a virus.
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everything from hearing loss to memory issues. cuban officials have denied involvement. alison: a judge postponed a trial for a former "bachelor" contestant for leaving the scene of a fatal crash. he faces felony charges for rear ending a man in a tractor on arural iowa road. to judge denied the request throw it out, and he is heading to trial in spring. d.c. police are looking for a burglar with a taste for barbacoa? chipotle broke into a capital one arena and $860 of meat area these are pictures from early new year's day. -- he ate $60 of meat. he cooked the pan and sat down and ate the whole thing and washed it down with apple juice. alison: and tonight he is still on the loose. bill: hmm. nancy: no
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came with that. bill: i don't know how you get out of there without guacamole. early this morning i walked outside, almost felt like spring in the year, which is silly because it was still in the 30's. we also had fog this morning. this photo was sent via twitter, from andrew, the monument through the clouds. if you have any pictures, i would love to see them. let me know how you enjoyed the day today. live right now, the temperatures into the 20's. although wehilly, are not into the single digits or subzero like we were over the weekend. for the most part that is the only temperature above freezing. pittsburgh 27, 30 richmond. it is a cold night, but any ice
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driveways and walkways -- we were talking about this last night -- that melted today with highs in the 50's. and a lot of the water evaporated, very dry day in terms of the air content. tomorrow, walking around should be less perilous. maybe a little ice, but certainly less snow, especially in southern maryland. you will get some melting and re-freeze, but otherwise it is quiet. asew clouds on the increase we go through the day tomorrow, but the rain should stay far out of the area, well to the west, central ohio. for us, like today, it will be mild, cool, but for this time of year we are kind of in that place where we get the coldest temperatures, but no problems. 22 to 29, partly cloudy. it will be cold, but different from the days we
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a high temperature about 3:00 in the afternoon mid 40's. the abc seven day, 55 degrees thursday. a weather system coming in late thursday. friday is the greatest chance of showers, the temperatures in the mid-60's before they drop down saturday. the shower chances mainly early. after that, there is another getic plunge where highs down to about freezing, but they will likely bounce back midweek. nancy: bill, thank you. an incredible new tool to fight against breast cancer.
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nancy: 7 on your side with health matters and a breakthrough breast cancer treatment that was
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patrick ewing making his return to madison square garden, giving his former rival chris mullin a hug. erickson puts back the rebound. the game was tied at the break. less than a minute to go in the rises,ied at 64-64, fires, drains the three. georgetown wins by three. virginia hosting syracuse. was on fire, hitting shots from all angles. guy drained five three-pointers. virginia cruises to the win. and for a sports power couple, packers quarterback aaron rodgers
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alison: breaking news -- a win dor daca recipients. a u.s. judge blocked president trump's decision to end that program, which protects young immigrants from deportation. have much more on this tomorrow on "good morning washington." bill: a very mild forecast relative to where we have been. 60's friday. any residual snow, especially east of the chesapeake, it will be long gone. another cold snap potentially sunday and monday. alison: we should have a barbecue or something. bill: i will allow it. bring it on in. nancy: thank you for joining us. jimmy kimmel live is next. alison: have a great night.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- gary oldman. from "somebody feed phil", phil rosenthal. and music from huncho jack featuring takeoff. and now, and furthermore, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much. very nice. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for coming. [ cheers and applause ] thanks for watching.


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