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starting you off with a live look over washington, d.c. this morning. a little bit cereal out there than we've seep in the more recent mornings but definitely pleasant and not too bad out there as you get your day started. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. -- a little bit cooler out there than we've seen in the more recent mornings. >> let's check in with tucker
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barnes. >> highs in the upper 40s and near 50, it should be a beautiful afternoon for you today. an amazing moon setting if you had a chance to see that. yeah, it was incredible. should be nice and dry for your morning commute this morning. 40 at reagan national. most of the area in the 30s at the moment. humidity, 58%. we'll lock in the cooler temperatures for your friday. here you go, plenty of sunshine. should be a beautiful afternoon for you. high temperatures, upper 40s to about 50. more details on the weekend coming up. back to you guys. >> thank you. some of our top stories we are following this morning, police are searching for suspects in a stabbing that left a man in critical condition. this happened near a metrobus stop on east capital street in northeast d.c. witnesses say they found the victim who was a man dressed in women's clothing
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lying on the ground with a stab wound to the head. police are looking for a man who walked into a d.c. elementary school wednesday and sexually assaulted an 11-year- old girl. it happened at ketcham elementary in southeast. investigators say a man apparently walked in off the street and that school officials unknowingly assigned the little girl to escort him around the building. the cancer charity susan g. komen is facing a backlash after cutting grants to planned parenthood. officials dan any political pressure from anti-abortion groups and has been swamped with negative e-mails and facebook postings. donald trump endorses mitt romney. >> thank you so much for your
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help and your endorsement today. thank you, donald. >> reporter: donald trump was courted by all of the republican candidates but with the race now sporting a frontrunner, trump is placing his bets on mitt romney. >> it is my honor, real honor, and privilege to endorse mitt romney. >> reporter: earlier, romney had tea kleined an invitation it a trump-ofted debate. today, he was eager to accept his backing. >> donald trump has shown an extraordinary ability to understand how our economy works, to create jobs for the american people. he has done it here in nevada. he has done it across the country. >> reporter: for his part, trump, who had been critical of romney in the past, now says he is the best candidate to become the republican nominee.
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>> mitt is sharp and he is not going to continue to allowed bad things to come to this country we love. >> we are running with people power versus money power. one candidate who was not as pleased with the endorsement is newt gingrich who gave his a short response when asked about it in of in neve. >> some people have this knack of gathering attention. >> you are talking about donald trump, perhaps. >> the donald is a force of his own. >> would you like to have that force on your side? >> reporter: while it is not clear if tumen's endorsement will translate into votes, having one of the most outspoken business celebrities on his team will at least give mitt romney more star power moving forward. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> trump announced the endorsement at his hotel in las
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vegas ahead of the voting tomorrow in nevada. live look outside right now. happen fry friday, everyone. february3rd. good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news. we'll get an interesting day in the weather because it seems to start out one way and then get better and then it is up in the air after that. >> you never know. i'm sarah simmons. >> all right. now, it's time to check in with tucker barnes. he is running over here buzz he is getting the latest information. >> that is why you get paid the big bucks, you got able to to carry that. sorry, my maps weren't coming up. kids are going to want to bring along jackets this morning. >> you'll need it.
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>> a lot of freezing temperatures. baltimore, 32 now. winchester, 32. hair sopburg, 28 degrees. any other february 3rd, we'd be like this would be a warm-up. but now, this happens to feel cold. should be a beautiful morning. nice bright sunrise at about 7:15 this morning. we'll be in for a great looking day. i think we'll just have a cloud or two. our winds are out of the north and west now so that will lock in the cool for your afternoon. we should be bright and sunny today. the weekend looking a little iffy by late saturday and early sunday. for today, we'll worry about friday at 50 with turn. >> you can go running with julie wright. >> you had to bring that up. >> good morning to you. >> i keep waiting for her to join me. i do. i almost passed out the other day thinking she would come by
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and pick me up. but no, no sarah simmons. on the roads, you will find lanes are open as you work your way northbound along 395 leaving the beltway headed out towards the pentagon. overnight construction has cleared as you work your way through virginia, not only on 359 leaving landmark headed north but on the beltway between an and del and merrifield. light traffic volume there. and you find 66 out to the west nice and quiet coming in from the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. the search if a missing 14- year-old girl and her young baby. shanee cox and her six-month- old daughter were last seen yesterday in the 2200 block of georgian way in wheaton. their picture are on the screen. reen. the baby had on a pink snow suit. family members say shanee may be in need of medical
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attention. d.c. police are investigating a stabbing that left a man in critical condition. witnesses flagged down an officer and led him to the victim who was a man dressed in women's clothing. still no suspect or motive in this case. a school in charles county is sending warnings to parents over a dangerous game that is gaining popularity with kids. three students were rushed to the hospital yesterday for playing something called knockout or passout. several others were seen by school nurse ifs after they held their breath until they passed out. the school also got information about students engaging in a cinnamon challenge, eating a lot of it to get a buzz. charles county public school principals will speak to the students this morning during announcements about the risk. new detail about a student sexually assaulted at a school. we now know the attacker didn't just walk in and tax a student.
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police say the young girl was asked to escort her attacker through the building t happened at ketcham elementary school in southeast. sherry ly is live with the story. >> reporter: good morning, wisdom. we do know school official are telling us the girl is okay. police say they have a vague description of that man who touched the student but he left right afterward and there has been no sign of him. he hasn't been caught. this happened at ketcham elementary school on 15th street southeast around 4:00 on wednesday afternoon. police say the man came to the school and apparently asked to see someone there. the 11-year-old girl was asked to escort him and during that time, police say he inappropriately touched her. parents at the school late yesterday say they have heard about the alleged assault but that no letter was ever sent home telling them about it.
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>> i'm doubly outraged about what i hear about the incident where an adult let a child escort another adult through the school. i can't think of words for that. i'm going to get to the bottom of it. >> reporter: in a statement to fox 5 news, the school system spokesperson says, quote, dcps is treating this matter very seriously. we are working with mpd and recrewing our security measures to ensure we have the best protocols in place to prevent preach of our school building of unauthorized individuals. police say the suspect apparently walked into the school off the street. he left the same way. there is no trace of him. but investigators are checking security cameras in the area to see if it may have caught the suspect. that is the latest here at school board headquarters. thank you. a montgomery county track coach is accused of having sex
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with one of his runners. scott peer is a teacher at jewel yes, sir west middle school. police say he had sex twice with a 16-year-old girl who was on his team last year. the alleged incident happened last april or may. school official say he is currently on administrative leave. prince george's county police have arrested a second suspect in the murder case of community activist lenny harris. yesterday, officers arrested 20- year-old ivan newman of waldorf, maryland. earlier this week, officers took linwood johnson into custody. they are both being charged with murder. police expect more arrests to come as the investigation continues. another big story we are following this morning. supporters are rallying for
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planned parenthood. a major breast cancer charity cut funds to planned parenthood. susan j. komen says it cut the money because planned parenthood does not do breast cancer screenings. reality tv show star donald trump's surprise endorsement and his choice caught some people off guard. donald trump endorses mitt romney in las vegas yesterday. >> mitt is tough. he is smart. he is sharp. he is not going to allow bad things to continue to happen to this country that we all love. so governor romney, go out and get 'em. you can do it. >> thank you. there are some things you just can't imagine happening in your life. this is one of them.
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being in donald trump's magnificent hotel and having his endorsement is a delight. i'm honored and pleased to have his endorsement. >> trump's support could backfire on romney as many americans do not identify with the super rich. a recent fox news poll found 27% said trump's endorsement would make them less likely to vote if a candidate. next school year could be starting a bit early for some students here in our area. details of a measure that just passed. plus, more concerns surrounding iran including a newly launched satellite. we are checking more headlines coming up next. ahhh. so soft. time out. sweet. [ female announcer ] with charmin ultra soft, you can get that cushiony feeling you love
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with flu complications. lysol disinfectant spray is approved to kill over 50 germs on surfaces. this includes cold and flu viruses. so we recommend using lysol every day. new this morning, virginia's house of delegates has passed a repeal of the so- called king's dominion law t requires school districts to open after labor day unless they get a special waiver. supporters argue going back to school in august will help students prepare for the
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standardized test. it is up clear what will happen in the state senate which has inia's 132 e repeal before. school districts already have the waiver to open before labor day. iran is also making head line this morning. first with a satellite launch. early this morning, it is raising concerns because it could have military appear indications and also the u.s. defense secretary says israel could launch an attack on iran's illicit nuclear sites within months. leon panetta tells the "washington post" he is concerned that an attack could come as early as this spring. israel's defense minister says military action has to be considered and says world leaders are realizing that air strikes will be needed in sanctions do not stop the nuclear program. >> there is a wide understanding in the world that it is vital to prevent iran from turning nuclear and no option should be taken off the table. >> israel also claims iran is developing a long-range missile capable of reaching the united
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states. first lady michelle obama taking on a popular talk show host. a push-up contest against ellen degeneres. we'll show you who won coming up next. we should be in for plenty of sunshine for your friday. i'll have details on your weather forecast. julie wright is in with a look at your on-time traffic. we've got that coming up after the break. i can't stand these spots.
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welcome back to fox 5 news. we'll kick things off with tucker here. >> should be a nice-looking friday. it will be comfortable in the upper 40s to about 50, maybe 52. >> cool and dry. >> cool and dry. and it's friday. >> you can't beat that. >> any weather combined with a friday make people happy. >> we'll even steak snow on a friday. >> oh, wisdom. >> a blizzard? >> some snow. not a blizzard, some snow. >> let's kick off the forecast with yesterday's high temperatures. still in the comfortable range with the upper 50s for afternoon highs. 57 at bwi marshall. it will be comfortable today. with sunshine and upper 40s and low others, it won't be bad but we won't be looking at upper
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50s for the next several days. here we go. temperature right new at reagan national, we are down to 40 degrees. 40 in quantico. this is one of our coldest mornings this week as these temperatures have fallen to the freezing mark in plenty of spots. frederick, currently, 32 degrees. leonardtown now 34. if you are headed out this morning, it will be noticeably cooler than what you've been feeling with the last several mornings. lots of quiet on the map. we have high pressure. there will be a bit of a breeze out of the north and west during the course of the day. that will usher in the cooler air. highs in the upper 40s, low 50s. maybe a 52 in fredericksburg for an afternoon high. that is about it. plenty of sunshine. a pleasant afternoon. winds out of the north and west at about five to 10 miles per hour. clear and chilly overnight. 35 your overnight low.
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lots of parts of the area will be in the upper 20s and low 30s for your saturday morning. let's get into the weekend forecast. so tomorrow starts off fine. we will cloud up late in the day t look like there will be a period of light rain showers, could be a bit of a mix here north and west of city late saturday night, early sunday morning. you can see with sunday appear highs in the mid-40s, we are not expecting a whole lot in the way of problems. let's do some traffic now with julie wright. i went running yesterday. >> you did? >> yeah. >> did you knock out 10 miles? >> not 10 but i'm tired now and i'm sore. >> what is last time you ran, tucker? >> a week or so ago. >> traffic volume looking pretty good as you work your way out to the 14th street bridge. southbound 270, nice and clear
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as well leaving germantown coming from father hurley boulevard head out past mva. you are still at speed coming across the american legion bridge headed down 66. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. everyone deserve as a little pampering, right? >> i think so. >> coming up next, looking to add a little glow to your skin too. how about the golden touch? >> i'll take the golden touch on my face. stay with us. we'll be right back. k. 
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does he pick up his socks? >> no, he doesn't pick up his socks he's not good. he thinks he is neat but he has people would help him. i'm like it's not you that is neat. it is the people would pick up your socks. those are the neat people. >> the secrets come out.
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the first lady revealing some intimate details about president obama to tv host ellen degeneres and then look. ellen challenged her to a push- up contest and mrs. obama won. the first lady was on a two-day trip to the los angeles area. i think she made her point. i think she beat her by like five push-ups. >> she could have kept going. >> she did. she told ellen that. there is a facial that a lot of celebrities are rumored to be getting right now before hitting the red carpet. >> folks in the arizona valley can get the same golden treatment. we've report. >> reporter: we are right in the middle afterwards soap and when the a-listers are walking the red carpet, do you ever wonder how they get such perfect glowing skin. this is one of the most sought- out new treatments, the 24karat gold facial. we've heard this nicole kidman
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is a big fan of the treatment. jada apinkett smith is a big fan too. >> reporter: it starts off with the microdermabrasion and then the mick full of tons of tiny parliaments of 24karat gold is applied. you will see your skin getting firmer, little lines and wringels fading down. >> reporter: the spa here just started offering the facial a couple of weeks ago and clients like it because of the immediate results. >> we have a lot of clients who come in before weddings or special events, high reunions. any kind of party that you want to just look your extra best. >> reporter: there is no pain, poking or prodding. just a relaxing treatment that should make a big difference. f >> i wonder how much your face is worth after that. i imagine there is some gold left behind. >> you can take it off and take it to the store maybe.
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who knows? >> maybe. the washington nationals have added another arm to the starting rotation. plus, big news for peyton manning. will he ever play football again? time for our super bowl predictions. giants or patriots? dave ross and i go off the wall. coming up next. [ female announcer ] with swiffer wetjet, cleaning better, doesn't have to take longer. i'm done. i'm gonna... drink this... on the porch! ♪ give me just a little more time ♪ [ female announcer ] mops can be a hassle, but swiffer wetjet's spray cleaner and absorbent pads can clean better in half the time, so you don't miss a thing. hi mary!
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>> great deal. let's talk sports now. washington nats have agreed to a contract with ed win jackson. the deal is worth between $9 million and $12 million. jackson posted a 12-9 record last season for the why white sox and world series champion st. louis cardinals. and peyton manning cleared to take hits again. the four-time league mvp got the okay from his doctors late last night. the colts say it is nothing new because out quarterback was cleared to practice last december. he missed the entire twoich season after undergoing his third neck surgery. and we are now just two days away from the super bowl. it is the super rematch. the new york joints versus the new england patriots. >> now, earlier this week, i schooled dave ross so here is this week's off the wall. off the wall, dave ross,
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wisdom martin. wisdom being we have finally arrived at the big one. >> about time. >> this is the super bowl. we've been talking football all year. what do you think? four years ago, they had the same game, the giants and patriots. it was appear upset of epic proportions. the patriots were going for a perfect undefeted season. spoiled by the g-men. it won be the same type of upset. do you like the giants' chances in. >> i do like the giants chances. eli man ising a good quarterback. >> he is elite. >> the defense the giants have is phenomenal and for as much criticism as tom coffman takes year after year, he is a legitimate coach. >> he is a marine too, by the way. >> this is a good thing. >> instills that in his players. they will run through a wall for this guy. >> i'm talking the juvenile diabetes should be able to pull this off. i think the patriots are a
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little soft. >> thing that is their achilles heel. we know bill belichick is a defensive genius. >> one of the reasons they have the three super bowl rings is because they got cheating. everybody wants to sweep that under the rug. >> what do you let that go. >> when we win another super bowl and they haven't been cheating. >> you think they're cheating this year. >> not yet. they haven't been caught. they haven't won a super bowl since they got caught cheating. those are the facts. they were undefeated. they went up against the giants last time. and they were supposedly not cheating and they lost. they haven't won a super bowl. they weren't cheating. the other super bowls they won, three points each one of them with the cheating. enough said. >> i don't know that i can say the only reason they won the super bowl is they were cheating. >> not the only reason. >> i do agree that the giants
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can rush forward without the blitz. i think their complement of receiver is better than at patriots complement of tight ends. eli, you can't spell elite without eli. hetom brady f he wins and he beats your boy tom brady, put him right on the mount rushmore of quarterbacks because brady is going to the hall of fame. >> he is. >> if eli beats him and beats him twice, where does he go? >> he is going into the hall of fame. he is going ahead of his brother because he'll have two. >> i absolutely agree. we're both taking the giants which means bet the house on the patriots. we'll see you next week. eek.

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