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six government agencies called in to clean up the to p poto xlashgs. >> a crane collapses, and one person is dead. >> i'm tracking the last of the rain and snow showers winding down. what this means for the rest of today in my updated forecast. >> i'm erika gonzalez with the candidates for president quarterback on the campaign trail after a heated democratic debate. news 4 midday starts right now.
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>> i'm mark seagraves outside of reagan national. this is the area where limousines park before they go over to the airport. this is a wildlife sanctuary here where they have found a petroleum spill here. let's look across the parking lot at some of the people most impacted. those geese there are covered in oil. earlier today experts were here gathering birds and ducks and geese, taking them to be cleaned off. a spokesperson with the department of environment tells us know that the sheen from this spill stretches for eight miles down the potomac river, from below the airport to below alexandria. they ruled out jet fuel as the source of the spill, but they're not sure what the source is or what exactly it is. we talked earlier with the
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potomac river keeper about what he's witnessing here firsthand today. >> dead fish. >> birds are covered in oil. making it serious enough that actually recovering the geese and bringing them to a wildlife protection area. >> we will talk to the coast guard later on today. they have taken over this investigation. theycleaning this up, it is so thin and diluted on the potomac, that it may not respond to dilution techniques. the minute we walked out of our car here and got on site, the smell overwhelmed us. there is a strong odor of whatever the petroleum base is. they know there was a spill at a local utility a week ago but they have not linked that spill to this incident. that's the very latest. we will keep you informed throughout the day, reporting live, mark segraves, news 4.
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i'm adam tuss. in new york, one person is dead and two others injured after a huge crane collapsed. this happened 8:30 this morning. this is causing street closures and delays. the crane hit a few buildings as this came down. you can see just a mangled mess of steel in the area. mayor bill deblasio is there. investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong and make sure everyone else is okay. back to you. >> here's the latest on storm team 4 radar. tracking areas of light rain and snow sinking south through the area. this is impacting anne arundel, prince george's, charles, fairfax and prince william counties. this activity will wind down within the next hour. winds continue to pick up, and the sun continues to make an appearance.
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in fact, later today we could have mostly sunny skies. right now mainly cloudy, temperature around 39. it's going to be a cold day today, especially when you factor in the winds. a high of 43. with breezy conditions for the afternoon and early evening hours, this will make temperatures feel like they're in the 30s. heading out today, definitely bundle up. by 8:00 p.m., the winds not an issue but chilly. >> as you showed us, old man winter is proving he's not done with us yet. this morning's wintry mix put a snarl in the commute across the region. molette green shows us what some had to deal with in the southern part of maryland. >> here in southern maryland, this is where we saw most of the wintry mix, driving around in the storm team 4 4x4. there are slushy spots on the pavement and that car is still covered with some snow. on the side streets, a lot of slush earlier, by now most of
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that is gone. the weather advisory lifted a short while ago. check out the scene we saw on the side of the road along solomon islands road a driver not having a good morning commute, off the side with some damage to the car, having to have it towed away there. so, enough snow throughout the morning rush to cause some accidents and delay school in some areas. calvert county public schools did not open at all. that is the latest from southern maryland, molette green, news 4. back at live desk, i just learned two metro trains came dangerously close to one another on the same track. it happened at the smithsonian station as the system was closing just after midnight on wednesday. a spokesperson confirmed it
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happened when an orange line train missed a signal on the track. the train that ran a red signal was brought by a controlled stop by a controller at the met metrorail. the federal transit administration was notified in the overnight hours, and there's an investigation ongoing. more as we learn it. police in prince george's county are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man. police were called to southern avenue in temple hills this morning. they found a man who had been shot. he later died at the hospital. there is no word on a motive or a suspect in this case. we learned three people are displaced and a dog died in a fire in riverdale this morning. you can see smoke coming out of the house that burned on auburn avenue. the prince george's county fire department says the fire caused $100,000 worth of damage. they're working to figure out how it got started. one person remains in critical condition and three others are injured after a crash in prince george's county. it happened last night on route
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301 near central avenue near bowie. we're working on trying to find out what caused the car and trailer to crash. all lanes have been reopened. some of you are taking part in a vigil today to remember neshante davis and her 2-year-old daughter. the mother and her daughter, chloe, were shot and killed earlier this week. davis worked at brad bury heights elementary school where there's a vigil at 5:30 this evening. police charged the girl's father, daron boswell johnson with murder. according to court documents he confessed to the crime. he's being held without bond. what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests and the campaign contributors when we do that we can, in fact, transform america. >> what we've got do as democrats is to be united to actually solve these problems. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. >> no, i think it's time to end the very artful smear that you
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and your campaign have been carrying out in recent weeks. >> no more holding back. confrontations and accusations in the final democratic debate before the primary. this time their comments took a much more confrontational tone. hillary clinton defend ed claim that she's not a true progressive. >> if you have something to say, say it directly. but you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because of any donation that i ever received. >> both candidates admitted to having similar goals, but tried to differentiate themselves over how they had accomplished them. new numbers out this morning. we'll show you the new nbc news "wall street journal" marist
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here's some of the stories lighting up social media. earth, wind and fire founder maurice white has died. he was 74. ♪ the band sold more than 90 million albums with hits like you just heard. white died wednesday at his home in los angeles. imagine going through the drive through and getting trapped. that's what happened for one guy at a mcdonald's in utah. he leaned from his car to grab some change and the caroled forward trapping him. police had to push the car forward to free the man. he was taken to the hospital. he's expected to be okay.
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okay. the super bowl is on sunday. super bowl 50. jimmy fallon decided to use puppies to try and predict who the winner of the super bowl will be. nine puppies, two bowls of kibble revealed that the winner will be, drum roll, the denver broncos. too cut
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one of japan's most active volcanos erupted today creating a spectacular scene. the fiery blast sent lava rolling down its slopes. smoke and ash arose more than a mile in the air, and rocks spewing out of the crater were expected to fall within a mile of the volcano. there have been no reports of injuries. tracking breezy conditions
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as we head into the afternoon hours. even windy at times. current wind speeds 15 to 25 miles per hour. so what that means, you're driving around, heading out and about, the thermometer in your car saying 39, but feeling more like 28. this is what it will feel like as we head into the afternoon hours. in the upper 20s and low 30s at 1:00 p.m., stopping future weather here at 4:00 p.m. still feeling cold. temperatures in the low to mid 30s. that's about 10 degrees below where we would be this time of year. heading out this evening, the winds will diminish, 7:00, feeling about 32 in washington, 29 in gaithersburg. >> we have mixed news on the economic front today. as the labor department releases jobs numbers from january. the disappointing news, only 151,000 new jobs were added last month. fewer than expected. the good news, the unemployment rate dropped to 4.9% after three straight months at 5%.
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it's the left it's been since 2008. on the bright spot, employers raised pay last month, average weekly earnings 12 cents an hour. the countdown is on for super bowl 50. how the fans and teams are getting ready on this super friday. you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates
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seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already.
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all eyes are on the ecuadorian embassy in london where julian assange could walk
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out today. he's been holed up there for years while avoiding accusations of rain in sweden. tonight a united nations panel said his capitime there is agai the law. >> i consider the outcome of this case to be vindication. the united nations working group is the world expert body in understanding the law of when someone is to be detained or not detained. >> government leaders in england and sweden already rejected the united nations finding. several judges said they should abide by what the organization says. we'll be watching. >> thank you, adam. >> the kickoff to the super bowl is 55 hours and 14 minutes away now. some of you are counting actually. others are crossing their
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fingers in the hopes of getting a ticket, but that won't be easy. nbc's jay gray is live in san francisco where the excitement is building. hi, jay. >> good morning, barbara. the sun coming up on what's going to be a beautiful day here in the bay area which is known, of course, for its culture, unique character, and also for cooking up a pretty good party. >> everybody welcome to san francisco, the host of super bowl 50. >> it's literally the golden ticket. as we get closer to tikickoff a tough ticket to go. for dennis and judy, life long bronco fans, super sunday will be personal. >> our anniversary is on february 7th. >> and they will celebrate inside levi stadium.
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for their first super bowl ever. for those who don't have a seat yet, time and ticket supply is running short. >> this is a very expensive ticket. >> reporter: $5,000 or more and climbing. that's also a supply and demand issue. there's less supply that we're seeing now in the secondary market. the prices are higher. >> reporter: if you're paying the price, you'll want to make sure it's the real deal. >> the nfl has done a phenomenal job on building a ticket that has a great deal of security features. >> reporter: some you can't see, others that are obvious. >> a hologram here. you don't need a light to see that. then there's the heat sensitive ink. >> reporter: on a ticket to a memory that will last a lifetime. $5,000, again, the going price for a ticket right now. brokers say that will go up as we go closer to kickoff. for comparison, this is the 50th anniversary of the super bowl. super bowl i, the ticket price
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face value was $10. that's the latest live here in san francisco. >> incredible. >> back to you. >> we're hearing about security. how will fans deal with all that? >> yeah. they're going to have some tience here. when you talk to a lot of the fans that have been here for the last couple of days, they'll tell you that they like the presence of this security. you can see an officer on most every corner, many with semiautomatic weapons. the dogs are here as well. bomb squads, s.w.a.t. teams are geared up and redy to go if necessary. we should stress, there's no viable threat right now. no threat at all according to officials here. 60 agencies in all a part of this, all being coordinated by the fbi. again, no threat. things going very well. they expect that to continue through the weekend. >> all right, jay. looks like a beautiful day in san francisco. news 4 sports reporter carol
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maloney is in santa clara for the game. you can watch her live reports at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 today. you can follow her on twitter for a look behind the scenes before the game. barbara, as we look to the weekend forecast, weather having a pretty low impact on your weekend. blustery and cold today, but the wind not an issue saturday or sunday. if you're planning on hitting the slopes, tomorrow or sunday the weather looking good. maybe going for a hike, we'll still be dealing with damp, soggy ground out there. heading out and about, a warm coat and you will be fine. you won't even need the warmest winter coat. here is the big game forecast, if you're planning on having people over, going to somebody's house, firing up the grill and bringing that food indoors a high on sunday 52. 2:00, temperature around 50. nice weather for this time of year. we'll keep it dry the entire day saturday and sunday. 6:00 temperatures in the mid 40s, still mid 40s around 10:00 p.m. i'll have a look at the next
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seven days in ten minutes. >> thank you very much. maryland's largest school district now has a new leader. that is dr. jack smith who is unanimously voted in as superintendent of montgomery county public schools last night. his contract doesn't start until july officially, so he says he's ready to spend the next five months learning about the school district. another step towards a pretty bigr8i budget increase fairfax county schools next year. the school board has voted 9-3 to approve the superintendent's $2.6 billion budget. it includes raises for all employees and a plan to lower class sizes in elementary schools. the county board of supervisors still has to be convinced that the nearly 5% increase in spending is needed after years of cuts. after the break, a look at how much protection the vaccine for whooping cough is actually giving you and your children.
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don't forget, you can catch news 4 midday from anywhere. all you need is your smartphone or tablet. just open the nbc washington app, hit watch live tv
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there's new research out this morning about the whooping cough vaccine. a new study says the booster dose only gives a short window of protection. it's recommended at 11 or 12 years old. researchers say the vaccine is only effect bif for aboutive fo. a special tribute to rosa parks in richmond today. this area bus company has reserved the first see the on every bus in honor of parks and black history month. back in 1955, parks refused to give up her see the on an alabama bus next to a white passenger sparking the montgomery bus boycott.
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quite a hero. >> she was. after the break, we'll introduce you to a local chef competing to be the top chef. >> that's right. and more on our neighborhood,i feel like it's got a lot of what we were kinda talking about. the kitchen is light and bright,new. we should definitely go see it. [agent] hi...welcome i'm maggie.melanie.maggie. so nice to meet you. [mother] this is brendan. [agent] hey brendan. living room. [dad] hey. [mother] hey sweetie. [dad] sorry about that. what about this? this looks good. [brendan] no. [mother] isn't it so great?i think we found it.
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[announcer]redfin pays its agents based on your happiness... that's real estate, redefined. spike lee has a movie about the king of pop, it's called "from motown to off the wall." the 2012 film about michael jackson made its debut at the film festival this year. two local chefs are battling it out on restaurant wars. and eun yang finds out the strategies for cooking under pressure. >> do not underestimate marjorie
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meek bradley. >> it's to my advantage when people assume you are nobody to reckon with. >> reporter: after a quiet start on "top chef" she has zone she's ready for a fight. the executive chef at ripple has made it to the halfway point of season 13. not only is she winning challenges, she's consistently earning praise from the judges. >> when you think about too much of the gimmicks and the games of it, you forget that people are sitting there eating your food. every time i felt sicomething, was like would i want to sit down and eat a full plate of that. the mantra, don't get set home. she's putting her best fidish forward one dish at a time. >> it's taking a risk and showing that you deserve to be there but not taking such a big
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risk that you fall flat on your face. >> next up for meek bradley, restaurant wars, in which competing teams have to open a restaurant in one day. she says it's one of the toughest job she's done. >> it's so fast. you don't have time to make a mistake or any about anything. you get up at god knows what time in the morning, go, go, go. go to bed, don't sleep, get up the next morning. it was very much this intense, like, oh, my god, here we go. >> marjorie meek bradley says she can take the heat. after all, she wanted to go on top chef for the competition, challenge and experience, not for tv stardom. every this camera-shy chef knows that is the price of admission. >> chefs are competitive by nature. kitchens are loud, hot, fast. if you're going put us altogether and make us cook competitively, there's going to be drama. >> eun yang, news 4 washington. >> whenever i watch them chop things, it makes me so nervous.
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i could never go that quickly. meek bradley's new restaurant, smoked and stacked, is expected to open this week. >> next week, eun yang sits down with another chef who is ready to open his restaurant in the shaw district of the neighborhood. new information on the zika vi
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>> i'm megan mcgrath in temple hills where police are looking for the gunman who fatally shot a man in the courtyard of the south point apartments. >> we heard boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: margaret carroll heard the gunshots but she thought better of looking out the window. >> sometimes it ain't good to look out the windows, the bullets don't have no names. >> reporter: it was around 12:30 when the shots rang out in the courtyard outside the south point apartments on southern avenue. when police arrived, they found a man on the ground, he later died at the hospital. police have not released much information, but they have said they don't believe this is a random act of violence. there was some sort of a connection between the shooter and the victim. so the search is on for the killer. there are surveillance cameras at the apartment complex, but it's unclear if they captured anything that could help police close this case. it's been a violent couple of days in prince george's county. four people including a toddler have been murdered so far this
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week. in temple hills, megan mcgrath, news 4. we've got new numbers in decision 2016 this morning. an nbc news "wall street journal" marist poll shows donald trump with more than a 10-point lead over the competition. marco rubio comes in second with 17% of the new hampshire voters. ted cruz and john kasich follow with 15% and 10% respectively. >> and now to the democrats, bernie sanders has a 20-point lead over hillary clinton among new hampshire voters. and there is new intensity between the candidates after last night's democratic debate. tracie potts shares the highlights. >> enough is enough. if you have something to say, say it directly. >> reporter: hillary clinton pushing back on the idea that she can't be tough on wall street because she has taken so much money from them. >> you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because
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of any donations that i ever received. >> what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests. i am very proud to be the only candidate up here who does not have a super pac who is not raising huge sums of money. >> reporter: they debated paying for campaigns and paying for free college and free healthcare. >> i do not accept the belief that the united states of america can't do that. >> the numbers just don't add up from what senator sanders has been proposing. >> reporter: on foreign policy, they disagreed on how quickly to normalize relations with iran. you don't rush in, open the doors and say let's make a deal. >> those are exactly the people you have to talk to and negotiate with. >> reporter: united in principle but but drawing distinctions on how to get things done. the next debate for the democrats is thursday in wisconsin. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. the zika virus is now in the
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district. d.c.'s department of health is confirming three cases, all of them involve people who contr t contracted zika while traveling abroad. one of the three patients was pregnant at the time. the virus is primarily spread through mosquito bites and is linked to severe birth defects. d.c.'s department of health is reminding residents that they are not at risk saying it is important for residents to remember that there is no immediate threat to their health and wellbeing if they have not traveled to the known affected areas. new information from scientists in brazil. the presence of active zika virus was discovered in urine and saliva samples, despite the outbreak in brazil, they say there are no plans to cancel the summer olympic games. today marks six months until the games in rio.
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health officials are investigating whether there is a link between zika infections and pregnant women and a rare birth defect. temperatures right now are in the upper 30s. they'll climb into the lower 40s. it will be breezy to windy this afternoon. it will feel like temperatures are cooler. currently at 39 in washington, 36 in win chechester with cloud continuing to thin. that will be the trend as we continue into the afternoon hours. dry this weekend, tracking a storm system monday into tuesday. i'll have more on that system coming up in about ten minutes. some schools in the area are having to catch up after the big blizzard. the prince george's county board of education approved the revision of their 2015/2016 calendar. friday, february 12th, will now be a regular school day. the day was scheduled as a professional development day for teachers. the county needs to catch up for six canceled school days because of snow.
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the current calendar has four bad weather makeup days built in. sad news from north carolina. a popular x games athlete is dead. dave mura was a bmx rider. >> dave was an iconic figure in greenville and around the world. a tremendous athlete. he was integral in putting greenville on the map when it came to extreme sports. >> police believe mura committed suicide. he is survived by his wife and two children. drone danger. coming up, the world famous building damage that a drone did to one of
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in news 4 your health, reaction is pouring in on a recent warning by the cdc.
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about half of all u.s. pregnancies are unplanned and even if planned most women do not know they're pregnant until they are four to six weeks in the pregnancy. this means a woman might be drinking and exposing her developing baby to alcohol without knowing it. the statement is not new, and that is what has some women upset calling the statement pietpat patronizing and ce ining and co a man could be facing criminal charges this morning for flying a drone into the empire state building. the drone crashed into the 40th floor and fell five stories. police and fbi responded. they say they don't believe the crash was intentional. according to a police officer, the man started tweeting about the incident. he was flying it around the area and just lost control of the drone. the northeast getting a
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major winter storm today. >> we'll have new pictures for you and a look at o
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our snow around here just minor compared to the northeast this is enter state 84 in connecticut near bolton. part of the state could see nine inches before the day is done. amelia, we won't get any, are we? >> no. any of the rain and snow showers this morning are pulling out of the area, winding down. we only saw snow stick to grassy areas in parts of southern maryland. we'll keep it quiet here into the weekend. breezy into the day. cold out there today. more clouds around on saturday than sunday. we're keeping a close eye on monday and tuesday. especially monday night and throughout the day on tuesday. as the storm system likely impacts the area. a lot of uncertainty, though, with this system. what it looks like as rain will
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move in during the day on monday. snow will start to mix in overnight, and we'll have rain and snow showers or maybe all snow showers at times on tuesday. and, of course, this afternoon we'll update this forecast. tonight we uncover a lemon law loophole that could end up costing you thousands of dollars, especially if you have a used car. many of you are calling us after buying a used car that broke down days or weeks after driving it off the lot. most states have a lemon law designed to protect you. when it comes to used cars, we discovered a big difference in how the law protects those who buy new and those who buy used. we'll hear from a maryland teen who unfortunately found out the hard way. we have all of this coming up for you on news 4 starting at 5:00. after the break, pope francis traveling in an effort to repair neighborhood,i feel like
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it's got a lot of what we were kinda talking about. the kitchen is light and bright,new. we should definitely go see it. [agent] hi...welcome i'm maggie.melanie.maggie. so nice to meet you. [mother] this is brendan. [agent] hey brendan. living room. [dad] hey. [mother] hey sweetie. [dad] sorry about that. what about this? this looks good. [brendan] no. [mother] isn't it so great?i think we found it.
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this morning we're learning disturbing new details in the murder of a 13-year-old girl. a pair of virginia tech students carefully planned the crime. the teen overcame serious medical issues in only to be murdered in sense ale lesensele.
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>> reporter: the killing of 13-year-old nicole lovell was a carefully carried out plan by these two, david eisenhower and keepers. eisenhower and keepers came up with the idea to take lovell to a remote area and cut her throat. eisenhauer picked up lovell at her home where she was waiting after climbing out her bedroom window. all three drove to a remote area where nicole was killed. according to police, with nicole's body in eisenhauer's lexus sedan, the pair went to a sexual mart to buy cleaning products to clean up their crime before driving to north carolina.
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keepers said she was excited to be part of something secretive and special. at the hearing keepers testified she had mental health issues including suicidal thoughts. she said a semicolon tattoo behind her ear represented a promise not to do anything suicidal again. she told the judge if i do get bail, parents will start looking for psychiatrists near my house. keepers bail request was denied. loving, smiling all the time. >> reporter: on thursday, the small community of blacksburg, virginia said good-bye to a little girl who survived a rare liver tumor, overcame lymphoma, fought off a serious respiratory infection and battled bullying by classmates. >> she fought so hard to get to this point in her life. and then you have people like that, just take her innocence from her. it's just heartbreaking. >> it is day three in the court for the convicted murderer who
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was spotlighted in the popular serial podcast. adnan syed was convicted in the strangling death of his girlfriend more than a decade ago. today the focus is on the cell tower data that defense attorneys contend was misleading. a baltimore judge will decide if the case should be retried. i'm melissa mollet with your first 4 traffic and a look at metro for the weekend. talking about schedules. on the red line, trains running every 9 to 20 minutes. green line, every 24 minutes. other lines, yellow line, an alert here. they will only run between mount vernon square and huntington. silver line trains running every ten minutes between wiehle reston. blue and orange lines, buses will replace trains. i'll see you monday morning for news 4 today. until monday morning, the weather having a low impact on
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whatever your outdoor plans may be. most of us dry. some lingering very light snow showers in parts of northern anne arundel county and up around the baltimore area. these will continue to fizzle within the next 30 minutes or so. the sunshine out. looking pretty nice out there. but note that with the winds it will feel about 10 degrees cooler. right now 39. feeling about 29. it will be breezy through the early morning hours. winds diminish around 7:00, 8:00 p.m. at that point, a chilly 37. if you're planning on going out, have the warmer jacket. it will be dry with temperatures in the 30s. erika? >> a first ever meeting next week in cuba. pope francis and the leader of the russian orthodox church are set to sign a joint declaration. it's the first time leaders of the catholic and russian orthodox churches have met since the 11th century. splits over recruiting followers and the authority of the pope sparked the divide. common interests over the persecution of christians are
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bringing the two churches together. the apple watch can be used for a lot of things. after the break, a task you may have never imagined using
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today marks six months until the summer owe olympics in rio. it's the first game to be held in south america, more than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries will compete in the games, golf and rugby will return this year. golf for the first time since 1912. rugby since 1924. of course you can catch all the action on nbc. we spotted this next story on tesla owners can now summon their cars using an apple watch. pretty cool, right? tesla's summons feature will tell the car to unpark itself out of the garage and arrive at your doorstep. you can do it all from your
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watch. it's not officially supported by tesla. to use the gadget you have to download a third party app called remote. incredible. check this one out. an asteroid as long as a basketball court will come pretty close to the earth next month. nasa says the asteroid, which is 100 feet in diameter will zoom past our planet on march 5th it could come as close as 11,000 miles. don't panic, there is no danger. the asteroid was first spotted in october of 2013. back to you. you may have noticed he was wearing a red tie and a lot of people are
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the american heart association has declared today national wear red day. it's an effort to promote awareness for women's heart health. erika edwards has more now. >> reporter: women are so good at running businesses and
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running households, that sometimes they negligent to do the things they need to do to keep their own bodies running. that's why the american heart association is targeting women in its effort to raise awareness about heart disease. >> women often put themselves last. and when we look at the statistics that heart disease is the number one killer of all women, women need to put themselves first. >> reporter: research has shown women are far more likely to call for help when they believe someone else is having a heart attack than themselves. eventually a study from the cleveland clinic found women are considerably more likely than men to let obligations to work, family and friends disrupt their exercise routine. in addition to family history, smoking, and diabetes a woman's risk for heart disease increases with high blood pressure during pregnancy, gestational diabetes and depression. >> we also know that women suffer from depression twofold as often as men. and it increases her risk of
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heart disease as much as 50%. >> reporter: signs of a heart attack in women can be subtle and don't always involve chest pains. other symptoms include shortness of breath, pain in the jaw and back, fatigue and nausea. a woman's intuition is powerful. if you ever feel something is just off and not right, don't hesitate to call 911. erika edwards, nbc news. we will look at our forecast now. >> i know, some folks saw a few snow flurries, but then it's all gone. it's just cold now, right? >> yes. for that we are very thankful. right now it's all about the winds for the rest of today. temperatures now 41 degrees. it feels like 31. it will stay breezy to windy until about 7:00, 8:00 p.m. tonight. we'll continue to see the clouds thin for the afternoon hours. you'll need the sunglasses and warm jacket as you head out this afternoon. here's what it will feel like through the afternoon and evening hours when you factor in the winds. feeling like temperatures only in the low to mid 30s.
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a high temperature today of 43 degrees. quiet weather for the weekend. the winds not an issue. we'll have more clouds on saturday than sunday, and sunday temperatures will also be warmer. i think if i had to pick a day this weekend, sunday looking to be a little bit nicer. monday on into tuesday, we're watching a storm system, a high on monday of 44. what it looks like right now is rain moving into the area later on monday. snow starts to mix in in spots overnight. and then we'll track rain and snow showers on tuesday. we could be tracking, though, all snow showers on tuesday. and that could lead to some accumulations. there's a lot of uncertainty with this storm system. of course we'll have the latest on new 4 at 4:00. a dry wednesday, maybe a few flurries, but cold and 34 on thursday. >> thanks. that's it for news 4 midday. thank you very much for joining us. we are back on the air this afternoon first at 4:00. >> you can get your news any time, weather updates, too with the nbc washington app.
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