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the vermont center. the "new york times" argues iowa is tail erma for sanders' strength and a failure to win all out could be indicative i have what is ahead. and candidates on both sides of the aisle have bowed out. >> martin o'malley ended his campaign thanking his supporters. >> it was hard to get over that threshold here and i know that those numbers don't reflect all of the hard work that you did. but we have driven this debate. >> republican mike huckabee also ended up his campaign last night. rick santorum is reassessing his chances. >> young votes overwhelmingly supported bernie sanders. hillary clinton won both women and novembnwhite voters. and dominated categories electability and experience. where
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whereas bernie sanders was thought to be more trustworthy. with republicans, more than 66% of voters say they like trump because he tells it like it is, but he thought cruz nearly doubled trump's chances of a win come november. aaron gilchrist is in des moines for you. he will join us live at 5:00 with more in-depth analysis and a firsthand account of what it's like to attend a caucus. 4:31. and talking about the weather, it's not so much about the temperatures this morning. we have issues with visibility. >> sure do. patchy areas of fog could slow things down a little bit. low beams and low speeds are the way to go. four things you need to know about the weather. watch out for the areas of fog. chance for showers rolling in tonight. not the really during the daytime. you can leave the umbrella at home. heavy rain and snow melt will make tomorrow a weather alert day for the psibility of some localized flooding. so tomorrow will be a very busy weather day. on your way out the door this morning for your resolution run
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or walk, temperatures in the chilly 30s this morning, but we're cry even with a patchy fog. highs today upper 40s to near 50. and you'll get a mix of clouds and sunshine today. just enough sunshine punxsutawney phil to see his shadow. >> and he's only correct 35% of the time, so we'll see what he says and then say maybe. all right. northbound georgia avenue at silver spring, a live picture from megan mcgrath. water main break, not impacting traffic too much right now. but we'll keep an eye on it. big loop he ltway, all the routes in and out of town looking good. 66, 95, indian highway, everything rolling along. same thing with 270. 95 south at fairfax county parkway, left side blocked because of an accident.
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i'm molette green at the live dresk. u.s. air strikes destroy a key isis target in afghanistan. military officials say bombs targeted a radio station suspected of spreading the group's extremist messages near the border with pakistan. a spokesman for the u.s. naval mission confirms that two counter terrorism air strikes were in that region. 21 people believed to be members of the islamic state group died in those strikes. a passionate plea from a father wanting to know why his 13-year-old girl was abducted and killed. virginia tech students david eisenhauer and natalie keepers are both charge hd in connection with the death of nicole lovell. her father showed up to the courthouse wanting answers. >> these two individuals took my daughter from this planet and i want to know why. i want all the information i can
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get. >> eisenhauer faces kidnapping and first degree murder charges. arrest warrants show when eisenhauer first talked to investigators, he said i believe the truth can set me free. keepers is charged with helping eisenhauer dispose of the body. the warrants also show no firearms were used. 4:34. people police your help to catch a map who robbed five different stores this d.c. this less than a month. we're getting our first look at the new surveillance video this morning. the video showing the man right there robbing a dunkin donuts store. he hit one business in northeast twice. he also hit three stores on sunday all within minutes of each other. if you have any information, police would like to hear from you. it is 4:34. the d.c. council will take up the issue of whether to maintain a ban on so-called pot clubs. mayor pmuriel bowser also wants people to shut down a business if people are smoking pot
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inside. she's concerned the district has no way to regulate the club. current law bans smoking anywhere outside of private homes. today the council will also vote on a new crime bill. the near act aims to combat the spike in crime. this is a different crime bill than the one the mayor proposed in august. the they're act establishes a program to keep criminals from rio fending with life planning programs. it also requires the police to examine policing practices nationwide. right now, all lanes on university boulevard in silver spring are back open just in time for the morning rush. crews will close two eastbound lanes at 9:00 a.m. to continue repaving the road there. it took hours for repair crews to dig a hole in the road to fix a water main break yesterday morning. the repaving work will continue through friday. so a reston man will appear in court tomorrow after authorities say he attacked a passenger and flight attendants.
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prosecutors say joseph sharkey put a passenger in a headlock and fought with two flight attend taants and tried to exite exit door. the nation's largest police union was attackhacked. the security breach could affect more than 325,000 members across the country. it's believed the attack came from overseas. fop's president posted this message on facebook. >> this data includes contracts, other fop documents, as well as member information. most of the information was available on public websites. however, the member information was not. >> the security breach is under investigation right now. access to the union's website has been shut down. attention if you live in the district, you have until midnight tonight to sign up for
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health insurance under the affordable care act. the deadline was extended because of the blizzard. people who are not exemand go without health coverage for more than three consecutive months will pay a penalty on their tax returns. maryland extended its deadline to friday. right now nothing in sight that should rain out recess today, but tomorrow is a totally different story. chuck bell has details. it's been about a week since we started digging out from blizzard 2016. so when will things like the mail get back on track? and a warning for all you wegman you can't predict the market. but through good times and bad... t. rowe price... ...we've helped our investors stay confident for over 75 years. call us or your advisor. t. rowe price. invest with confidence.
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removed from facebook. but you know things like that, they just go viral and you're so tempted to click on it, but can don't take the bait. mr. wh >> when it's too good to be true, it usually is. we want to check in with chuck bell at 4:41. how should the kids be dressing for school? light winds on contend with. >> yeah, a little bit of a breeze and a chill in the air. it is a february morning after all. medium weight jackets required. areas of fog. temperatures mostly in the mid-30s this morning. climbing to near 50 by later on this afternoon and a mix of clouds and sunshine. so what to put on the kids this morning? we're recommending a medium hat, medium coat. we'll start talking more about tomorrow's significant change in the weather. chances for heavy rain and flooding. tomorrow will be a weather alert day. more about all that, how much rain and how warm it will be coming up in ten minutes.
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for now first alert 4 traffic with potholepalooza in progress. >> and we'll talk more about that throughout the morning with derrick ward. right now 95 south at backlick road, a tiny bit slow. an accident there. you can get around it. 270 south down to the spur, 26 minutes right now p. nice and on time there. remember, listen to wtop 103.5 when you're in your car. this morning top of the beltway, looking pretty good and again we'll take a look at that water main break, another one in silver spring, coming up. for the second time in just days, silver spring is dealing with another water main break. megan mcgrath just arrived on the scene and will let us know whether it will impact your drive to work. starring at himself. the movie pope francis is expected to appear in in a first for the papacy.
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welcome back at 4:45. game changing results from the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton squeaked out a win less than hours ago against bernie sanders. clinton's campaign says there is no way for sanders to pull ahead this the delegate count. and martin o'malley dropped out. on the republican side, ted cruz took the win. donald trump and marco rubio followed closely enough. it is a three man race going into new hampshire next week. aaron gilchrist reports live from des moines in about 15 minutes. and you may be dodging piles of snow as well as potholes how in the district. trash pickup and mail deliveries are starting to get back to normal. letter carriers are working through the backlog. megan mcgrath now with us. >> reporter: well, good morning. you can see behind me here the
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latest water main break that wssc is dealing with. we are on bonifant street. this broke overnight just prior to the intersection at georgia avenue. so it's closed at that intersection. fortunately the water is not gurgling from the ground, we don't have an impact to rush shower, but certainly some repair work is going to have to happen here at the top of this street here. now, this is the time of the year for water main breaks. fluctuations in temperatures. when the temperatures swing from cold to warm and back again, that just is not good for water main. it causes them to break, increases the risk of situations like this. this very area on sunday, we had another water main break. and now another problem this morning. university boulevard on sunday, a water main break there.
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that caused big problems during yesterday's rush hour. fortunately in that situation, all the rains will be open for are your hour, although they are going to close some of the lanes at 9:00 a.m. to do some repaving work in that area. but 'tis the season. so we'll keep an eye on it. back to you. thanks, megan. and this just in, we're hearing from loudoun county schools, they are on a two hour delay. new details this morning in what went wrong with maryland's response to the baltimore riots. the new report says inexperience and confusion played a huge part. the maryland emergency management agency issued that report. it says employees at the operations center received so little information from officials that they relied on television coverage for information. the report also says national emergency response guidelines were ignored. college of william and mary says a student with the zika
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virus poses no risk to other students. it's virginia's second confirmed case of zika. >> we are aware of this, we are monitoring it. that our conversations with our own health and wellness team as well as the cdc show that there is no health risk here on campus or in the community. >> the world health organization has named the mosquito-born virus an international public health emergency. the virus could cause birth defects, but the link has not been proven. 4:48. a d.c. fire lieutenant is on paid administrative leave after he was charged for having child porn. prosecutors say earl walker received child pornography at his pennsylvania home. they say this happened between 10 20 11 and 2012. walker served the city for more than two deck asd. if convicted, key go to prison for up to 30 years. a charles count i grandmother is fighting for mental health reform in maryland.
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a 3-year-old was found dead on a play ground last may. police say his mother pushed him on a swing there for nearly two days. investigators say he died of hypothermia and dehydration. the child's grandmother is urging maryland state lawmakers to pass a law to make it easier for parents or close relatives to take supervisory control over adults that suffer from mental illness. 4:49 now. virginia's new congressional map will be used for the 2016 elections. the u.s. supreme court has denied a request from the state's congressional republicans to block it. kms are praising the decision. the new map hooves more than 1 million voters into different districts. in march republicans will also ask the high court to reverse a decision that says lawmakers illegally packed too many black voters in to the third congressional district. vincent gray's campaign committee could face some fines. the finance office has released and audit of his 2010 campaign.
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they found that the committee was not in substantial compliance and failed to report thousands of dollar it is this money received and spent. this is separate from the federal investigation over a gray shadow campaign. gray was never charged in that case. pope francis is taking on a new role. movie star. he's pretty much already a rock star. he will make his acting debut in the movie "beyond the sun" filming in italy this year. the eye ri the movie is designed to teach children about jesus and his message. pope francis asked them to make the movie and he plans to play himself. how about that. the question is, is he going to show up for the red carpet in a pope rlimo. >> probably in the fiat. let's check in now with chuck bell.
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>> groundhog day and i think pupgs taup that function dawn a punxsutawney ph should be able to see his shadow. this is a relatively low impact day. a chance for rain but probably not until after 9:00 tonight p. all of the rain chances over the next four or five days are focused on tomorrow. heavy rain possible tomorrow, could get as much of an inch or more. that could be a real problem because it will also be extremely warm. flirting with record high temperatures tomorrow. will really cause issues with snow melt. so today is the day to get your storm drains cleaned out and make sure water can run away from your house. because tomorrow heavy rain and snow melt may combine for flooding issues. so testimoomorrow will be a wea alert day. for this morning, we're dry. we have some fog out there this morning. 27 this frederick, maryland, but
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most everybody else well above the freezing mark. nothing on radar just yet. where is the rain coming from? this big storm here which is bringing snow to iowa and northern parts of illinois, but the track on this storm keeps it well to our north. that keeps us on the south side of it. that's the warm side. and as a result, this will be a rain event, not a snow event for us. so planning out your day today, fog this morning. clearing out by later on this morning into early this afternoon. not a bad looking day today. temperatures in the upper 40s to near 50. and again, dry all through the daylight hours tonight. clouds roll in after about midnight and here comes the rain threat for tomorrow. likely to be raining for the morning rush p heaviest rain tomorrow likely to be between 9:00 in the more than and 3:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon. a half an inch to an inch or more. first peek at the "7-day forecast," 51 today, 63 coming up tomorrow. so concerned about the snow melt
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and rain combining forces to cause some water issues tomorrow. and then we dry out into next week end. right now again where megan is here this morning, we still have an issue and probably going to be there through the morning commute. because they're not planning to really start work as megan said for a couple more hours. bonnie fant street at georgia avenue. but not impacting any traffic in a great way right now. we'll keep an eye on that. 95 south at backlick road, still have that krar kicrash kind of away. beltway at branch avenue, everything looking just fine there. don't have any major problems. when we take a look at this will big map, you can see everything actually looking quite good. nice and groeen for us here thi morning. 95 down to the beltway, you are on time at 10 minutes. nothing in the way. see you back here in ten. cosby in court. what is expected to happen in
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i'm aaron gilchrist live in des moines. we now have a winner this both the democratic and republican caucuses. so why are almost all the candidates gone already? i'll touch on that and several other points about the iowa caucuses in just a few minutes.
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and something else we're keeping a close eye on this morning. all that green and blue to the west, our chuck bell will let us know how it could have a major impact. a mother is pleading for help to find the person who stabbed her son to death at bar code west. he was out celebrating ahead of starting a new job. >> we hahave to find these peop. >> bar code is shut up to until friday. a second person stabbed is recovering. virginia transportation secretary wants to put limits on where the state can put new tolls without the general assembly's approval. the measure from aubrey lane would stop the executive branch from imposing tolls without lawmakers' approval except in certain cases. the general assembly would not
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have any say in tolls on roads. the panel didn't take any action yesterday. the measure won't impact the tolling plan for 66 in northern virginia. today the network for public education is ranking your state's school. and the grades may surprise you. virginia and d.c. got ds. maryland and west virginia got cs. other it's based on testing, teaching, resistance to privatization, school finance, how taxpayer money is used and your child's chance for success. we will hear more about these test scores later today at the national press club. more students in virginia could be heading back to school before labor day this summer. the republican controlled house voted to approve a measure yesterday that would allow local boards to set their open calendars. now, this could mean starting class before the september ol day. the bill now moves to the senate. bill cosby will be back in court taoday to face criminal charges trying to get his case
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dismissed. a woman says cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her there 12 years ago. a prosecutor agreed to give cosby immunity in exchange for his deposition. >> it doesn't get any better than having the district attorney at the time say i made this deal and it should be honored. that's as powerful as it gets. >> in the deposition, cosby admitted to obtaining pills to give to women he wanted to have sex with. more than 50 women have accused kotz cosby of sexual misconduct. he denies those claims. good morning. i'm eun yang along with angie goff. >> and good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist live in des moines. itas been a long night here as we watched the caucus race very, very late into the night and we finally do have some numbers. more on that in just a moment. >> we will check right back in
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with you shortly, but first we want to send things over to chuck bell. it looks like flooding could be a problem eventually. >> yeah, tomorrow is going to be a very interesting weather day around here. very warm. in the 60s tomorrow with heavy rain. so that will cause big snow melt issues. so tomorrow will be a weather alert day temperatu. today you clear out the storm rains and get ready for the heavy rain. tomorrows this morning in the 30s to near 40. a little fog around early this morning. thickest in the shenandoah valley. later on, we'll get just enough sunshine, won't have any fog issues. but as of now, only a half heil advi mile visibility in frederick, maryland. so temperatures in the 30s with fog around. cloudy and dry. rain moves in first thing tomorrow. so right now overall looking pretty good actually. 66 and 95, no major issues


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