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we have breaking news. the prince george's sex abuse case is getting bigger. we just learned another victim has come forward. this is in a child porn investigation. this brings the number of victims to the total of 17. deonte carraway is accused of performing sex acts on children in a church. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on news4 midday. i'm barbara harrison.
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>> and i'm lynn yang. this is at i-270 at montrose. we're keeping our eyes on patches of ice. >> a patch of ice is believed to be the cause of this crash in chevy chase this morning. choppers were over the scene after it happened. two cars went off the road and into the snow there. one car almost seemed to have hit that tree. no word on any injuries. lauryn, are we going to get enough of a warmup to melt the rest of the ice on that road? >> i do believe so, because temperatures will dtop out in te mid to upper 40s, above that freezing mark. last night we slipped below it, so things refroze on the roadway. i think we'll have icy spots out there once again tonight and into tomorrow morning. we're getting a little sunshine here in northwest washington, a little bit. we need to go closer to virginia
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think we'll get it here eventually. a mix of sun and clouds out there today. temperatures in the 40s right now. 34 seems to be the cold spot, everybody else in the upper 30s. everybody was involved with that freezing mark. clouds are starting to roll back in little by little. as i said, a mix of sun and clouds out there today. cool as we go through the evening, but temperatures will drop, will fall below that freezing mark tonight, but then we warm back up. we've got the 7-day forecast coming up. >> all right, lauryn, thank you. we've seen a pretty wild swing in the temperatures over the last several days. coupled with the snow and freezing rain is creating a big problem across our region. you know what it is. potholes. molette green is live at cc with more. molette? >> blame all the salt and grime we need to use to melt away the i
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check it out, i'm on 44th street leading into georgetown. we went all over d.c. to find potholes. it wasn't hard. check out some of them that we saw on 13th street and the 2500 block there in northwest, and then we found some along 12th street in northwest. drivers, we saw them do their best to avoid them, but you can't always do that, and the consequences could hit you in the wallet. there is a aaa study that shows american drivers are paying big in pothole repair. 3 billion annually. can you imagine? nearly $15 billion spent on fixing your car. the punctured tires, the bent wheels and the more expensive suspension damage that happens to you. now, when i join you at 11:30, we're going to talk to one d.c. driver who talks about how much he spends every year fixing his car from pothole
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and then also we want you to check out our nbc washington app. search potholes and you get a whole bunch of information on how to report them and whether or not you might be eligible to get a reimbursement. back to you. angie dobb back here at the live desk again. we do want to take you to downtown d.c. to see what's happening. that's where the ems trial is happening. dr. juliet saucy stepped down after just eight months on the job. he described it as having a highly toxic culture of accountability. she's going to speak but that's not going to happen until this afternoon. for now they're going over other issues like homeland security and emergency issues. we'll have every key point that
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comes out of it, so you'll want to stay with news4 for more on this developing story. >> angie, thank you. students and parents are rallying in fairfax county for more money for schools. lovette long revealed the $4 million budget proposal. it increases spending by more than 4%, it recommends a 4 cent tax increase for homeowners that would average about $300 a year. they would actually get 3% more funding, but the school superintendent says they need twice as much or language, music and sports programs could get cut. we'll have more on that in about 10 minutes. closing arguments are set to begin in the trial of a man accused of having his uncle killed. prosecutors say mayhew had someone kill his uncle to
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him in that murder trial. this is the second trial in this case. it first ended in a hung jury this past july. right now a former prince george's county school board member charged with stealing is in court. lynette monday is accused of stealing free school lunches for her children. they said she reported no income at all when applying for the free lunch program. monday is accused of stealing $3,000 of lunches over a five-year period. she is now facing theft and fraud charges. you can head to the nbc app for an update on this case. a family wants answers after their terrible loss. >> it's awful, the bizarre chain of events that led to the death
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c.j. beat almost 3,000 canines, snatching the best of title away from almost 200 breeds. he heads back to california for a well earned rest. get this, you still have time to be part of it, the easter egg roll for the obama administration. brittany johnson has the latest. >> time is running out for everybody. the ticket lottery for the easter egg hunt at the white house ends at noon today. the egg roll is march 28th and the scene is let's celebrate which coordinates with michelle obama's let's move health
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the san diego zoo has some new residents. take a look. six cheetah cubs. they gave birth to the cubs back in december. the zoo keeper says the litter is average for cheetahs and they took the zoo total
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i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of gun violence. and like many of you, my family lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings. let's show the nra we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message. it looked like she slipped on the ice, but i didn't see any ice, it was wet. she actually went off of all fours onto her right side and end he had up over by a wall. >> a family in the district wants answers after its dog was electrocuted outside an apartment building in northwest. it happened on van ness street on monday night while the owner was walking the
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courtyard area. other residents said their dogs had shied away from the area for months. they had been best friends since she adopted him eight years ago. her son tried to help the dog but got shocked himself. >> once i went down there, i was shocked myself. i was electrocuted the whole time grabbing her. >> that courtyard area is now closed off. equity residential says the incident was tied to a very unusual electrical issue. there was no exposed wire, but a licensed electrician identified a wire inside the concrete that was the issue. now let's check our forecast. let's go to meteorologist lauryn ricketts. hey, lauryn. >> the forecast looking good. looking quiet for once. thank goodness because we need a bit of a break. the coldest day we have in the next seven days will be on thursda
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we'll be in the 60s by saturday. low 60s, but we'll take what we can get. no 60s out there today. temperatures will be in the upper 40s for a daytime high today, so we'll get there. it's going to be pretty quiet and cool, again, with some clouds. but we have those warming temperatures. i'll show you that on the 7-day in just a few minutes. >> all right, lauryn. a live look at the roads. [mother] yeah but this 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.
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be extra alert on the roads today. the snow is off the roads but the potholes are growing. you're looking at a spot on the beltway where one pothole blamed for seven flat tires yesterday. it has apparently been temporarily fixed. a lot of you are sharing a story from our website. we did all the homework on the extra days your kid has to go to class because of snow days. >> fairfax county has used all of 8 days so far. they have more days built in so don't have to make up any, at least not yet. >> d.c. schools have used about -- how many days? >> two days. >> two days and had one built in, so they're extending the calendar as are montgomery county schools which is six. prince george's county schools have used seven school days, giving them one
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one is a teacher development day and they're making their decision late in the winter. >> we have other districts in the area on line for you. you can check by downloading the nbc washington app. are we going to get more snow this year? >> i don't want any more snow. but maybe as early as next week. i know, i really don't want it, either. but i remember during school visits, kids always ask me, what are we going to have some snow days? this was a couple months ago. i said, wait until february. late january, early february, that's what we're seeing. we're seeing temperatures rise into the 40s as those kids get off the bus this afternoon. it will be nice and quiet if they want to go out and play for a little bit. it's going to be cool this afternoon if you want to get out and exercise. i do believe there will be icy spots once again tonight into tomorrow morning. we're going to have clear skies and temperatures dipping into the 20s during the overnight, so you can see those skies clearing
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a few more clouds built back in by friday, but we'll have plenty of sunshine for your thursday. again, we'll be quiet. we won't see any wet weather tomorrow, friday, saturday. perhaps on sunday we could see some sprinkles but that's about it. i did not put it in my forecast yet. what i have put in my forecast is that temperature right there. 61 degrees on saturday. very mild. it's going to be a little breezy thursday, friday and saturday, but again, not too bad. thursday being the coolest day that we have. maybe sprinkles sunday. it would just be light if we saw everything, and then we're definitely watching tuesday and wednesday for possible rain and snow. guys? >> i'm erika gonzalez where the fight for the school budget continues. this was the scene here lat night at a rally with student performances and efforts to stop cuts of school spending leaving things like music and sports in jeopardy. the superintendent
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2017 proposal, and though it's higher than last year's, when it comes to school funding it is still less than half of what they are seeking. public hearings on the proposed budget are set for april. in fairfax, i'm erika gonzalez. back to you. developing today in fairfax county, the school board will consider changing a high school's name. over the past several months, many people have requested the board change the name of jeb stewart high school. stewart was a general in the confederate army. there was a change order on a petition last year calling for support to have the school's name changed. it got more than 34,000 signatures. the confederate-affiliated name came under fire after the charleston church shooting last year. right now harper county sheriff's deputies are saying goodbye to one of their own who was killed in the line of duty. patrick daly was killed in a shooting last
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he was shot and killed last week as he approached a man inside a panera restaurant. general lawton was also killed. his funeral is set for the weekend. survivors of the terror attacks in paris are saying this concert was a difference maker. the band eagles of death metal performed last night. their performance ended when many were shot and killed in the concert hall where the band was playing. one of the survivors of the attacks said he was glad to see a new performance. >> it was a good thing to finish the story and just say, okay. >> as you can see, there was a lot of security outside the concert hall which would especially perform for the survivors. at one point the band's lead singer jumped off the stage to hug one of them. developing this morning,
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judge's order that would require it to help the fbi unlock the iphone used by accused terrorist farouk. farouk and his wife killed 14 people in a mass shooting in december. the fbi needs the phone's information to put together the pieces of what happened after the shooting. apple says millions of iphones could be put at risk if it develops software to hack into that one phone. and following the mass shooting in san bernardino and the paris terror attacks there, there has been a backlash against the muslim community. montgomery county officials want to build peace here at home. tonight the muslim community center in silver spring will serve as a site for a meeting about hate violence. it was organized by the office of human rights. that meeting is scheduled for 77 7:00 this evening. taking a peek, it's going t
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as you gather all your documents to file your taxes, you're probably eligible for a tax break you didn't know about. >> people have the idea that tax breaks are limited to vet rich hedge fund managers, but over the years, congress has passed and enacted dozens of tax breaks. >> here's one for parents with children in college. it's called the american opportunity credit. you may qualify for up to a $2500 tax credit for each student, unlike a deduction which reduces the amount that's taxed, the credit immediately reduces the tax. you can find information on the credit at our washington app. just search tax breaks. coming up in the next hour, i'll share another tax break often overlooked. back to you. today there are new noise rules you have to follow if you
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big gatherings. noise ordinance will start at 8:00 a.m., and if your pet is loud from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., you will be find. you also cannot operate heavy equipment like lawn mothers between 6:00 and 7:00 a.m. >> it's the noise when your door opens. >> if your neighbor complains, you could be in trouble. we'll update you with the story that people are talking about a
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welcome back,
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not too bad of a view out there. we're looking pretty good. we have a mix of sun, a mix of cloud cover, but we don't have any sun. we don't have any rain. it's looking pretty good for us right now. as you can see, the clouds are clearing out of the area. we'll have a few from time to time, but that's the way it's going to be today. no more big rain chances. i do have about a 10% chance on sunday. maybe a few sprinkles, that's it. then late monday night, we could see a few rain showers as we transition into tuesday, another system that could possibly affect us late monday night into tuesday and into wednesday starting off as rain and changing into snow as we get colder air moving in. a long, long way away from that, but i wanted to give you a heads up. not looking at any rain chances until then. what does sports reporter karen maloney say? she says the redskins are still talking a long-term contract. karen said
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credible source in ashburn, that's not the case. the team could also give him the franchise tag which would mean about a $20 million salary next season. i'm molette green in northwest d.c. potholes all over the dmv. one, two, three of them right here on this street alone. when i join you
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here at the live desk, we have new video out of res tton, virginia. the fire and rescue saved a big dog from a lake. this is on lake thorough on pine drive. the crew found angel struggling to get out of ice she fell into. you can hear the dog. after suiting up, they rescued the 60-pound pup in 10 minutes. angel was evaluated and we are happy to report she has no injuries and she has been reunited with her owners. bravo to the fairfax fire and rescue. we want to turn to lauryn ricketts with everything is above freezing and it's causing scary conditions, as we just saw. >> i do believe we could have icy spots out there again because temperatures are going to fall below that freezing mark and mostly in the 20s. i think it will
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overnight tonight compared to this morning. we do have calm weather. we have that going for us, calm weather, finally. the coldest day of this week, the next 7 days, is going to be tomorrow. we'll be in the upper 30s. nothing we can't handle, especially because we have the weekend to look forward where we'll be in the upper 60s for the weekend. some areas in the 30s, some in the 40s. 43 in washington, 46 in fredricksburg, 43 in culpeper. temperatures will rise into the mid-40s today. tomorrow it will be a little cooler. the reason? we've got a dry frontal system sweeping through by 7:00 tomorrow morning. we'll have cool sunshine as high pressure builds behind that front, but temperatures only in the mid to upper 30s. a beautiful day and it will feel a touch cooler. mid to upper 40 today with a mix of sun and clouds. all sunshine for tomorrow. then we're back in the 40s for friday. we've got that
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ago. we'll show you exactly that number in a few minutes. turning to decision 2016 now, you will find most of the republican presidential candidates hopping between town halls in south carolina today. we are just three days away from the gop primary there. donald trump and ohio governor john kasich will have back-to-back specials on msnbc tonight. meanwhile ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio will show up on cnn's town hall special. will the poll numbers favor the presidential candidates on primary day in south carolina? the most recent nbc surveymonkey poll taken found that 56% of trump voters said he will be their nominee. last week it was 42%. in second place, john kasich with cruz third. clinton dropped a percentage point but remains in the lead ov
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the campaigns of several presidential candidates right now. clinton and bernie sanders will face off in nevada's democratic caucuses. this morning we're told much of the attention is on the republicans who are prepping for a primary. >> i continue to believe that trump will not be present. >> president obama on the republican frontrunner. >> it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. it's hard. >> reporter: trump's response. >> this man has done such a bad job, he set us back so far, and for him to say that actually is a great compliment. >> reporter: from a double digit lead in our latest surveymonkey national poll mirrors what's happening in south carolina. he's got twice as much support as ted cruz, who is battling it out for second with marco rubio. >> this election has to be about making a difference. >> reporter: on the other hand, jeb bush a distant fourth in palmetto state polls. >> i will be a commander in
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>> reporter: he insists that no matter where he finishes, south carolina is not the end of his campaign. >> if you're in fourth place, are you still going to nevada? >> i'll be there. >> john kasich is also hoping for a strong finish in nevada. this week's primary could further narrow what was once a crowded field of 17 republicans now down to six and counting. for the democrats in nevada on saturday, not a lot poof pollin for those caucuses, so whether it's bernie sanders or hillary clinton, it could be anybody's guess. tracie potts, n blackberrybc, w. the battle for replacing justice scalia is heating up. president obama said there is room for the nomination in the supreme court this year. president obama says he plans to move forward with his nomination. the republicans say
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leave the nomination for the next president are reading something in the constitution that just is not there. final plans are under way to remember supreme court justice antonin scalia. his funeral will be held at the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception on friday. scalia's chair was draped in black, a tradition that dates back to the 1900s. he died saturday of natural causes. we're learning more about justice scalia from one of his closest friends. brian garner is a texas law professor who has collaborated on several books with the late supreme court justice. they spent 18 months together writing their first book. their second book took them eight and a half years to write. garner recently traveled with scalia, and just a few weeks ago, he spent time with the justice at his home
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better. we were trying to create speech reading for lawyers. >> the smu professor says justice scalia was one of his closest friends in the world. the justice even officiated at his wedding. you can download the nbc washington app at the app store. a quick look at one of the prettiest views in the district. looking good
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this tax credit applies to working parents. child care is so expensive, so if you pay someone to watch your children, don't miss this tax break. it's a credit that applies to you if you have children younger than 13 and pay for child care. you can qualify for a credit between 20
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allowable expenses. the percentage you claim depends on your income. >> it's fairly broad. just make sure -- this is the kind of thing where recordkeeping is very important in case the irs asks questions, wants to make sure that you're not paying, you know, your husband or something to take care of your kids or something like that. >> they can find more information on the tax credit for child care on our nbc washington app. just search tax breaks. susan has put together lots of ways to save you money on your taxes this year. watch for her full story about that tonight on news4 at 5:00. are you paying too much for your prescription drugs? a third of americans say they're paying more than they did a year ago. now there's a new company that wants to shake up the drug industry and bring the cost of generic drugs down. blink help is the new website for drugs. it was founded by two brothers to basic
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insurance companies. >> if you have good insurance, bad insurance or no insurance at all, you should check the blink site before going to the pharmacy. >> how does it work? blink shuts out the insurance company and goes straight to the drug maker. you can click the drug you need to pay on line and take it to your pharmacy. the site has about 15,000 generic drugs and works with about 15,000 pharmacies nationwide, saving you time and money. the fbi is working to keep you safe from the zika virus here at home. it's encouraging anyone who acquired the zika virus or traveled to other countries not to donate blood for at least a month. this also goes for your partner who may have traveled to those areas. experts say similar viruses have been known to be transmitted in blood. our storm team 4 radar looking pretty quiet right now, as you can see. but the back and forth temperatures are absolutely destroyingur
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well, the nice day out there today. we have some sun, we have some clouds, really depending on where you are. you can see the cloud cover try to make it over the mountains and into our area, but no rain, no snow, so it's looking good for us, at least for today. let's go ahead with future weather. we're going to stop it at 1:15 on your thursday. i do want to mention by tomorrow morning, since temperatures are going to dip below that freezing mark, there could be a few icy spots out there tomorrow morning. i know we had a few issues this morning. so once again, just be cautious of that. some black ice possible tomorrow morning. but then full sunshine tomorrow. temperatures, though, a little cooler than today. we're only going to top out in the mid to upper 30s for tomorrow. then it looks good for the remainder of your thursday. a few more clouds on friday m. similar to today, a mix of sun ancl
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ant a bad way to end the work week. sun and cloud mix, all sunshine tomorrow. upper 30s because a dry front will pass through the area. on saturday it will feel a little cooler, but by saturday we're not going to notice because temperatures will be in the low 60s. definitely mild out there. maybe a sprinkle on sunday. about a 10% shot at that. then a little rain, possibly a little bit of snow by the time we get to tuesday or wednesday of next week. we have your top stories
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a look at your top stories this midday. another child has come forward as a victim in a child porn case in prince george's county. the total number of victims is now 17. school aide deonte carraway is already behind bars. if he gets his way, the school superintendent will issue his $4 million budget proposal. he said it won't be enough, even with the tax hike. emergency officials are in what could be a high stakes hearing in the district right now. get the latest throughout the day on the nbc washington app. if you are heading onto the roads today, there is a good chance you will probably encounter some potholes. big problem right now. >> we
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along the beltway that crews filled in after it apparently caused seven flat tires yesterday alone. >> let's check in with molette green who is live in northwest washington to talk about the expense of these potholes. expensive for drivers and crews, molette. >> absolutely. we're here in northwest washington where we saw one, two, three, and the makings of another pothole. to fix the pothole, $32 each, but to fix the damage to your car, much higher. that dreaded sound when your tire hits a pothole. >> i'm a very careful driver. >> the one out there is probably one of the worst. >> no way of knowing that for sure, but it's right in front of his house, and every time david rosenthal gets in his car, he knows it could cost him again and again. 3 billion annually in pothole damage for american drivers. that's what a aaa
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creating a gaping hole in your wallet, with drivers spending 15 billion in vehicle repairs over the past five years for tire punctures, bent wheels, and even more expensive suspension damage. >> yes, we drive our cars for the taxes. we pay a lot of money every week. >> this tells you the impact of potholes not only on our budget but our psyche. >> reporter: and look, d.c. is not alone. they're all over the dmv. to report a pothole and to find out if you're eligible for a reimbursement, search inside our nbc washington app. check out potholes inside our nbc washington app. i'm molette green, live in northwest. lauryn ricketts, the weather is responsible for these things. >> i know, you're right. i've hit a couple potholes as we've gone
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every time i come to the station i'm hitting potholes. i know the weather is always responsible for it. unfortunately, i think we're going to have more around there, because temperatures are coming up, they're coming down and then coming way up. today mid to upper 40s out there. we get some sunshine. you can see from our live shot we have some sunshine out there, mix of sun and clouds out there today. it's going to be quiet and cool by this evening. if the kids want to go outside and play for a little bit, nothing to worry about. nothing falling from the sky. temperatures are above freezing everywhere, so they don't have to worry about icy patches to slip on. but tomorrow morning, i believe we can once again have icy patches as temperatures fall below that freezing mark. i have it right at 30 degrees, so alpine parkway, you know you'll be in the 20s. if you want to go out and exercise besides dodging what's left of the snow out there, you're looking pretty good. overnight tonight and tomorrow morning, some isolated icy spots. tomorrow a lle
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to upper 30s, a little bit of a breeze, but full sunshine. we're going to talk about the weekend ahead. much warmer temperatures, maybe 30 degrees or so warmer than this. coming up. >> thanks, lauryn. in less than an hour, the people responsible for transportation in the region are going to be talking about changing your commute. on the agenda, transportation plans that could affect you over the next three decades. here's what the national capital region transportation planning board is discussing today. one, bus only lanes on 16th street in d.c. two, an extension of vre manassas line, and three, express lanes on i-395. those are only a few of the projects. starting tonight you'll be able to weigh in on all of them on line. also today you'll be able to say what you think about an issue giving a lot of drivers headaches in virginia. many of you are getting stuck in that traffic at the southern end of the i-95 express lanes near stafford. vdot says it can fix that congestion prm
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the lanes south past garrisonville road. they are holding a meeting about that plan today. if you want to weigh in, head for the ahs middle school in stafford tonight. police want to keep people behind bars. this video by police last month shows a robbery on h street at a cell phone store. two men pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. mccloud was one of 13 robbery suspects arrested in a single week. now he's out on bond and so are at least three other suspects. the mayor's office wants to prevent that from happening again. >> the mayor knows and the numbers back this up that when there is a gap in our system, when someone repeatedly gets convicted and rearrested for a violent defense, we need to tighten the accountability around that individual. she has legislation
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>> reporter: bowser's legislation would keep repeat violent offenders in jail while they wait for trial. the council is expected to vote on the proposal next month. here's something you don't see very often, pope francis getting angry. he was touching people in a crowd in mexico yesterday when he was pulled down, nearly falling on people. he scolded the person who pulled him saying, don't be selfish, don't be selfish. the pope's security team helped to pull him up. he was not hurt. pope francis will wrap up his trip to mexico with a mass in juarez this afternoon. more than a million people are expected to be there. as jay gray reports, tens of thousands of people in the u.s. will be sharing the experience from right across the border in el paso. >> the pope will tour juarez, mexico after a five-day
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needed. his message to hundreds of thousands who spilled into the streets, fields and arenas to listen have been focused on compassion for immigrants and a challenge to eliminate the economic conditions, crime and corruption forcing many across the border. but most agree, changing things here will take some time. >> i hear a lot. [ speaking spanish ] >> if the pope goes, things are going to change. i keep reminding them, the pope is not god and he's not going to change things immediately. but over time. >> reporter: francis is expected to echo his message of faith, hope and family to mormons and tens of thousands who will gather here in sun bowl stadium, connected by their faith and a two-way video feed in a place where many can't go home for a pontiff's historic
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>> this is the closest to seeing mexico which i haven't seen in 20 years. it's very emotional being here. >> we expect to see people start to fill this stadium long before the mass this afternoon. they'll join in prayer and song celebrating the papal visit. i'm jay gray, nbc news. the results are in. find out who won the latest kathleen matthews: too many nights, i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of gun violence. and like many of you, my family lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings.
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we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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it's hard to believe but our meteorologist is saying we might get another chance this week to be even more creative for the pat collins snow stick challenge. i'm sick of t though. >> but we do have a winner. this time our judges went through your most patriotic snow pictures in honor of the snow on president's day. the winner, the howard family from alexandria! congratulations to them. they b
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teddy roosevelt. >> did you see aaron and mark and susan be judges? it was very, very serious. we received a lot of amazing entries and we want to thank you for sharing your great pictures, and can't wait for next time. maybe next winter when i say can't wait. as we said, we're tracking the chance for snow for next week, so be sure to follow @pa follow @patssnowstick. okay, lauryn, tell me it's going away. >> it's not going away, so maybe other families will have the chance to win the infamous pat's snow stick. we've got calm weather, so let's concentrate on that right now. calm weather, finally, for at least the next several days. cold temperatures will be tomorrow in the mid to upper 30s. then we get to saturday and we're in the
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let's concentrate on that number. mid to upper 40s for daytime hide toes, a mix of sun and clouds out there. we'll be somewhere in the upper 40s today. it will be on the breezy side, so it will feel like upper 20s and lower 30s tomorrow. then we head to friday, we're back in the 40s. a warm front comes back tonight and saturday, and that's what's responsible for that 16-degree temperature on friday. up to 50s by sunday. it's eventually going to transfer to snow on tuesday and wednesday. that does it for news4 midday. thanks so much for joining us. we're back on this afternoon
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