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for you to let you know if your child's school lunch is actually healthy. the grade looked at all 24 systems in maryland. howard county schools received an a plus. carroll and frederick received b pluses. on the lower side, prince georges, montgomery and st. mary's graded c. news 4 today starts now. 5:00 is your time right now. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. >> chuck bell is still off but storm team 4 meteorologist sheena parveen and traffic melissa mollet are holding down the fort here. let's start with sheena and your headlines. >> temperatures are in the 30s, but as we go through tavern, we'll rebound into the 40s. but the good news is, to matter
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have the day off and you're running around or if you're doing any mlk festivities, it will stay dry. 39 degrees in the district by 8:00 a.m. temperature around 37 degrees. and as we get closer to 10:00 a.m., we'll start to climb into the 40s. it will still be chilly, so maybe a warm jacket today. and by noon, low 40s, but still staying dry. closer look at your forecast through the rest of the week, as well, coming up. let's get a check on the roadways this morning. melissa mollet in traffic. >> good morning. metrobus and metrorail, reminder, because of the holiday they're operating on a saturday schedule. outer loop at 295, again, all lanes are now open. inner loop and outer loop everywhere else, rolling along just fine. don't have any problems there. 66 and 95, nothing reported right now. everything is moving at speed. taking a look over to the east, prince georges county to 10, everything looking quite good. a look at 95 and maryland, coming up.
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we are following breaking news in northeast d.c. right now, multiple officers are piecing together an incident not far from the national arboretum. >> justin finch just arrived on the scene now. justin, what's going on? >> eun, aaron, good morning. police are being tight lipped so far about this investigation. however, we are just seen two bodies taken out of this house here in northeast. we want to take you now to some video from moments ago. this is the investigation now under way. the scene here is the 1700 block of wyman place between 17th and 19th streets here northeast. we don't know much about the case so far, but we have seen police going in and out of a two-story house on this block here. and you can expect if you're in this area that traffic will be blocked as this investigation continues this morning. back out live we're watching crews load up those, the dead here. there are two people here who are involved in this case. police have not released the ages or
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surrounding their deaths. back in to you. >> justin, thank you. we want to get to angie gopf at the live desk. >> she's following a deadly shooting in prince georges the county. angie. >> we continue to follow this story as we get video of the scene. we want to take you there. it happened in the 3100 block of good hope avenue in hillcrest heights. when officers arrived, they found a woman who was shot. . she said outside and she died at the scene. they still have not released her name. details very limited at this point. they say that they are offering rewards for information that will help solve this case. we're working on getting more updates right now from police and we're going to let you know if anything new comes in. that's the latest from the live desk. aaron, back to you. >> thank you. it's 5:03. we turn to fairfax county now where a soccer game turned violent on the field and now police are searching for a stabbing suspect who is still out
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argument on the soccer field yesterday. none of the people involved was a student, but one father told us this worries him. >> i wouldn't expect a double stabbing to evolve from a soccer match, a neighborhood soccer match. and a great deal of concern. >> now, police think this was an isolated incident and there's no threat to the community. they believe the suspect may be driving a blue subaru sti. a prince georges county police officer is expected to be okay with after his cruiser was clipped while on the way to a call. police say there were four people in the car which hit the cruiser. it happened last night on marlboro pike in district heights. the officer had his lights and sirens on. the four passengers and the officer went to the hospital with minor injuries. montgomery county police need your help after an 82-year-old woman was hit by
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car. consuelo angelo was hit while crossing reedie drive. she is in the hospital with life threatening injuries. police are looking into whether she was in a crosswalk and whether the driver followed the traffic light. now to this friday's transition of power. we are just four days away from the inauguration of donald trump. at noon on friday, he'll be sworn in as the 45th president of the united states. we have you covered on everything you need to know about how to get around town, not just tri, but really, the entire weekend. president-elect donald trump's trip to washington today is off. he was expected to spend part of the day in the district and according to reports was going to visit the national museum of african-american history and cultu culture. all of this ms coon the heels of trump anticipates feud with civil rights icon and congressman jaw lewis. this started when lewis made strong comments about trump to chuck todd on "meet the press." >> i don't see this presidel
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president. >> you do not consider him a legitimate president. why is that? >> i think the russians participated in helping this man get elected and they helped destroy the candidacy of hillary clinton. >> those comments caused trump to go after lewis on twitter over the weekend. trump knocked conditions in lewis' atlanta district and accused the civil rights leader of being, quote, all talk and no action. it led to several people coming to lewis's defend with the tash hag defend lewis. celebrating now martin luther king jr. and his involvement in the civil rights tod today, there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the mlk memorial.. the memorial foundation says today is also about reflection and reconciliation. in another part of the district, there will be a peace walk and parade to owner dr. king in his legacy. it will
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southeast and end at the rise center. that's also on mlk avenue. nick cannon will lead this year's walk. then at noon, the 11th annual mlk parade will step off from where the parade ends at anacostia park. streets in that area will be closed until 2:00 p.m. another mlk tradition continues in northern virginia today. how one local group hopes to help those in need. sheena parveen says it should be dry for area mlk parades today. a closer look at that and when the rain returns when we check back in with her. and it is the reunion almost two decades in the making. a look at the re-u.n. union between an 18-year-old and the parents she was taken from. and a silver lining after a deadly house fire took the lives
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it's perfect. it's beautiful. there's nothing we would change about it.
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it is now 5:10. we want to get you caught up on the forecast. >> sheena parveen is here now with a look at our forecast. good morning. >> good morning. it is kind of a cold start to the morning. at least it's dry. that is the good news. if you have today off, it will stay dry through wednesday. you will notice the clouds happening around this week. this morning, 32 gris in marcinsburg.
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if you are commuting, if you have to work or if you're running arrants or running around, we're going to stay dry. by 5:00 p.m., we'll still see those dry roads. it is going to be a chilly day today. we start to get into the 50s tomorrow and really for the rest of the week, but there is some rain in the forecast. but this morning, we have a new problem on the roadways with melissa mollet. >> good morning. brand new problem here. westbound 70 at the south mountain rest area. we just got off the phone with police. two left lane res blocked because a truck ran out of gas. not a crash. still, though, two left lanes are blocked there this morning. taking a look at 95 in maryland, from 32 down to the beltway, you're on time especially if you're speeding and going 70 miles per hour as it is saying here at the bottom of my screen. so you're just fine on 5 this
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morning. beltway overall, no problem. and a reminder, on metro bus, metrorail operating a holiday schedule. we're learning more about that devastating fire that killed six siblings in baltimore. two of the children that were saved from the house, a 4-year-old boy and 5-year-old girl have been upgraded from critical condition to good condition. they were saved last thursday by their 8-year-old sister. the children's mother is in the hospital in critical condition. right now, there is concern in the district over where two young girls might be. d.c. police have been searching since 10:30 saturday night to find 10-year-old timiya and miesha. call police if you know anything. family toe toes are precious, but the one you're about to see is truly priceless. it's a selfie snabd
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mobley was reunited with her birth parents. police say she was snatched from a jacksonville, florida, hospital about eight hours after she was born. she was found in south carolina living with her alleged abductor who she believed was her mother. that abductor has since been arrested and will be extradited back to florida to face charges. >> incredible. now to the presidential transition. we are four days away from the inaugust wagz of president-elect trump. >> getting around town can be pretty tough. adam tusk is working for you this morning at freedom plaza with the best ways for you to get where you need to go. >>. >> it's going to be tough. it's another event we deal with here in the d.c. re
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the most important thing you need to know, metro is open from 4:00 in the morning until midnight. there will be 17 straight hours of rush hour service and five metro stations will be closed in total. pentagon, smith, federal triangle, mt. vernon square and archive. so metro will be a little restricted around the national mall. take a look at this map the secret service released about road closures. so don't think you're going to be able to drive down here at all on friday. the memorial bridge will be pedestrian only. so there will be a serious restriction downtown on friday. as far as mark and vie service, they will be on limited service for the inauguration. our airports will be crowded thursday and friday through the weekend as people start to come
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uber and lift, a lot of people have been asking about that. there is that surge pricing that goes into effect when there's high demand so you can expect that. lyft is telling people to get a ride outside the downtown zone. on friday, it will be challenging to get down here. there can be crowds. we don't have an temestimate fo how many people could show up. give yourself plenty of time. >> adam, thank you for that. 5:15. today, a dr. martin luther king jr. holiday tradition continues in northern virginia. the group volunteer fairfax will welcome families to pitch in at its eighth annual give together event. people will get a chance to work on a series of projects for deserving phenomenon profits. these projects help parents show kids the value of volunteering. >> a lot of them are
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be able to do a lot of they he projects at the scale we're doing it without the support of volunteer fairfax and the volunteers that we bring together. >> it gets under way today at the juis community center. volunteer registration is closed now. state's attorney angela alsobrooks will host an expungement fair today. the goal here is to help citizens who may have criminal history get their lives back on track while determining if charges on their record are eligible for expungement. the event gets under way at 10:00 a.m. in hillcrest heights. just in now, a bombing in nigeria. >> angie goff has breaking news at the live desk. >> emergency crews are helping the wounded and five are dead after the explosion at a university in the northeastern part of the country. witnesses saying there were two
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the first ripped through a mosque where professors were praying. they are feared to be among the dead. the second explosion at a gate into the university. boem ka haram being blamed for this attack. eun. >> angie, thank you. this weekend's ice storm is now being blamed for six deaths. 13 states across the country's mid section have seen winter weather alerts in nebraska member. a jack knifed tractor-trailer led to that fiery crash. up to an inch of ice has coated parts of oklahoma, bringing down trees and knocking out power to thousands. weather didn't stop fans from tail gating last night in kansas city. what do you think of the weather today? >> harsh. >> this is arrowhead, man. we will be out here if it was like negative 10. we don't care. >> wow. that is tough. hardware stores have seen a run on salt and
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nearly 16 medical americans fielded icy weather. drivers in caps cans are trying to avoid scenes like this one. a semi lost control miss ago highway patroller by inches. no one was hurt. leave space between cars on the road and slow down. we turn to sheena parveen to talk about our forecast. we're going to be this the 50s this week. >> very nice. >> big smiles on our faces. you know because we don't have to deal with the winter weather. that is always fantastic news. it really lessens the amount of headaches that we get around here when the temperatures warm up and they're above freezing right now, at least in the district. 39 degrees, light wind today. mostly cloudy. it's going to be dry but cloudy today. so if you're heading out for any mlk events or if you have the day off and you're going to be out, expect dry but chilly conditions this
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the 50s will be here tomorrow. fitness forecast for today, the you are taking a quick jock, 37 degrees, you'll probably want a warm jacket. it will be chilly. locally, we have some rain just to the south of fredericksburg. fairley light. not a big deal. by tomorrow, this will be system is going to get closer. we see our rain chances increase, but temperatures in the 50s. showers just to our west. then we go into tomorrow morning, spotty showers around and even into the afternoon, you'll want your umbrella. through the evening, we could be seeing scattered showers around. so the rain chances do go up after today. for today, though, mostly cloudy, 44 fwres. we will be staying dry, so that's good news. tomorrow, we'll so that 60% chance of showers scattered through the day. by wednesday, we could have some showers in the morning, but look at the 50s coming back. thursday, 56 degrees, mostly sunny. by friday, inaugurn,
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degrees and we are looking at the chance for late rain. so rain mostly after noon on tri. we'll be watching that closely as a lot of people will be in town for the inauguration. we'll check that out as we go through the rest of the week, as well. closer look at your forecast coming up. let's get a check of the roadways this monday morning with melissa. >> brand new problem here. suitland park way at nailer road. just getting information that we have a crash. we'll get updates for you and tweet it, as well, from first 4 traffic this morning. > still have this problem westbound i-70 after south mountain rest area. left lanes are blocked. it's a truck that ran out of the gas, not an actual crash. taking a look at 95 northbound quantityco to the beltway, you can see we're on time just after quantico southbound have a little slowdown, but no actual reason for that. we'll keep our eye on that one, as well. top of the beltway, into town and out of town, to worries.
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sth this is one of those stories that might make you tear up. a little with boy received a special surprise gift. it was wrapped up like a present, as well. >> what is that? >> papa! >> oh, that is the boy's father coming home from a long deployment in the military. this is in ft. bragg where the dad is stationed. his 5-year-old son was told there was a present for him on the front porch and, oh. there is -- i can't imagine a greater gift. and i'm telling you, the military reunions are the ones that get me the most. so much on both ends. they sacrifice so much, the troopgs and the families at home. there are some new suggestions out this morning on ways to improve your overall health. and big changes can be on the way to metro when it comes to two local
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their proposing that could have a sweeping impact. some might see it as a joke, but not this local school
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5:25 right now. bishop eddie long is dead after a battle with cancer. he died sunday morning. the 63-year-old was the pastor at new birth missionary baptist church in georgia. the church has more than 25,000 members. when long first became pastor there in 1987, it had 300 members. long was accused of coercion and sexual assault by four male condegree gant necessary 2010. civil lawsuits ins those cases were settled. in news 4 your health rye now, it is not too late to begin living a healthingier lifestyle in 2017. researchers say a low fat diet, aerobic exercise and not smoking have the
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they say say getting enough sleep is a key factor in improving your overall health. experts say even small changes can lead to greater health overtime. hospitals a krcross the couy are now respond to go different people who have dangerous and sometimes deadly blood clots. many hospitals are now deploying pulmonary embolism response teams. it allows physicians to collaborate with each other in an effort to save lives and reduce long-term problems. the blockage causes upstream from the lock acknowledge and that blockage and the increased pressure upstream causes changes to the physiology that doesn't go away. >> these teams members often use ultrasound guided catheters to deliver a drug that will clear the clots. risk factors can include being immobile, traveling long distances or having surgery.
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weather on this moortin luther king jr. day, ahead at 5:30, meteorologist sheena parveen is back with four things to know about your forecast. plus, celebrating the life of dr. martin luther king today. how road closures could impact the roads from your home. and
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it's perfect. it's beautiful. there's nothing we would change about it.
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right now at
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marking our martin luther king jr. day, but the rain will return this week. we have your storm team 4 forecast. plus, major changes coming to metro. who is head to go capitol hill to make sure your ride to work stays safe. and fired 230r tweeting, a local school district dismisses its social media editor for her snow day tweets. good morning, everyone. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. chuck bell is out for a few more days. >> many people are staying home today. >> and if you are doing anything for martin luther king jr. day, if you are out there for festivities and events, it's going to be dry. rain returns as we go into tomorrow. so remember that as you do head back to work if you have today off.
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some showers around. otherwise, spring-like temperatures returning in the forecast this week. and we have showers for inauguration day on friday. here is your forecast for mlk jr. day. by 7:00 a.m., temperatures around 37 degrees. noon, mostly cloudy, but dry. 7:00 p.m., mostly cloudy and we'll drop into the low 40s. so kind of a chilly day today. we're off to a cool start with temperatures mostly in the forty. we have a new crash out there on this monday morning. >> brand new problem here. this is 95 northbound. not seeing a slow down just yet. it was just reported. suitland parkway at nailer road, still have that accident hanging around. we have a problem inner.loop at the toll lane in the right two lanes this morning. not seeing much on of a slowdown there.
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truck that ran out of gas. metrobus, metrorail operating on a saturday schedule because of the holiday. right now, at 5:32, four things to know this morning. two people are dead after an early morning incident in northeast washington. d.c. police are on the scene and justin finch is there with a live route at 5:45. police say a person was stabbed after a soccer game in south lakes high school.. the people involved were not students. president-elect donald trump has a plan to replace the affordable care act. it will include, quote, insurance for everybody. tracie potts will have details in just a few minutes. with just four days to go until the inauguration, we are working to get you ready for all the road closures. coming up, adam tussas
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what will be closed. the other big story this morning, today is martin luther king jr. day. >> there are changes on the roads and the rails. good morning. >> good morning to you. schools and offices are closed today, so we are glad you're joining us early this morning. here are some things to keep in mind as we go forward. metro is open, but trains are running on a saturday schedule. metro parking is free and you get to pay off peak fares all day long. that is good news if you want to get to the wreath laying ceremony at the mlk memorial. this is set to begin at 9:00 this morning. moving on, that is just one of the many marches and you can whats and ceremonies that you can attend today. the 11th annual mlk parade begins at the rise center and that starts at noon. we are going to have more on that para a
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events are going to impact traffic around the area coming up. you can always get more information by downloading our nbc washington app. back to you. today's events come after this special tribute the to honor the life and legacy of tr king, the our world his dream program happened at the church of st. clement last night. it was the 45th annual event last night. it included a keynote address from the director of the civil war museum. you can hear a performance by the women aups ecuminical choir. now for a look ahead, organizers posted a new video on their facebook page encouraging people from all backgrounds to attend the march. >> everyone is welcome to march, no matter your age, gender, identity and how you chose to vote. >> the demonstrators say they opposhe
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election and wanted to support immigrants, minorities and people of different fatal. hundreds of thousands are expected at the rallies. search women's march closure. within weeks, two local members of congress plan to have legislation ready that could drastically change how metro is run. virginia congresswoman barbara comstock says big changes are needed. there are two bills being drafted. potential changes include banning elected officials from metro's board and findsing new ways to fund the transit agency. one sweet has cost a fredry county employee her job. >> that tweet was targeted at a student. she ran the school direct's twitter account. and krerl this month whether when one student asked if the schools would be
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misspelled tomorrow. nash says she understands why she was let two. >> i saw this string of sweets and she apoll fwiezed to the students saying i wasn't trying to embarrass you. that is stuff. >> tough position. it is the end of an era for the greatest show on earth. what caused them to end its rung and how you can see the circus one last time. more on the supreme court case that could impact the washington redskins. first, new individual heo of the aftermath of some dangerous ice storms. the damage they've caused and the impact storms are still
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we are just getting this deadly video in. in caps cans, power lines down there, more than a thousand outages in that state and there are problems in at least 13 states. sheena parveen is tracking the problems for us this morning. >> this morning, some areas around freezing, but for the most part, we'll get back into the 40s this afternoon. i think you'll want a warm jacket this arch. as we go into the afternoon hours, we will get back into the 40s. but temperatures right no
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district. take a look at our temperature trend as we go through the morning staying in the 30s. but by lunchtime, we'll be back around the low 40s. so overall, a chilly day. this morning, wear a warm coat. gloves maybe this morning. a warm hat. but you don't need the umbrella. however, tomorrow we have rain returning in the forecast. we'll take a look at that is your mlk junior festivities coming up. now we're starting to see the action there. they've had had a change the camera angle and zooled in a little bit. do have this crash, looks like it's on the a little of the roadway perhaps impacting that left lane of traffic here this morning. sult nd parkway at nailer road, still have that accident. and the two right lanes. taking a look at travel times, the top of the beltway looking good.
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right now on news 4 today, health care for everyone. the president-elect promises to keep america insured. now the question is, how will he do it? >> but his plans to repeal obamacare sparking nationwide rallies. protesters take to the streets just days before he takes office.
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for today's holiday when it with returns in your storm team 4 forecast. and farewell to the greatest show on either. the big top will soon become a thing of the past. when the circus will make its last stop in our area. 15 before the hour and we are following breaking news in the district. two people have been found dead not far from national arboretum. d.c. police have been investigating for several hours now. >> justin firch joins us live now with more on the investigation. since we last saw you, police have removed both of those bodies, broken down the crime tape and cleared the block where this took place. now the investigation will deepen as they try to sort out why those two were found dead in this house with the upstairs light still on. this is the investigation as we found it here on the 1700 block of
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19th streets northeast. just a few blocks below the ash read yumm. we know at some point overnight, those people were found dead inside this home. responding and we did see police coming and going throughout our time here before they left just a short time ago. looking live again, the upstairs lights still on. they have not yet said who the people are who are found dead or the circumstances rounding their deaths. we will be on this case and bring you much more as we get it. live in northeast, justin finch, news 4 back in to you. also breaking now, dozens of people dead in kyrgyzstan. >> they were killed when a plane crashed into their village. angie goff has the story live from the news desk. and we have a statement from boeing, the maker of the plane as 2 search for survivors conditions at this hour.
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deepest condollans of those who perished and says it has a technical team on stand by to help with this investigation. the footage that we've seen is so dramatic. the turkish lines cargo jet crashed into a village killing 37 people and most of those homes. most of the people killed were on the ground in their homes. the plane was headed from is tan bell when it went down. turnish airlines posting its condolented, as well. to the victims who lost their lives in this tragic accident. an 82-year-old woman is fighting for her life after she was hit by a car. conswale la angelo was hit by a car while crossing reedie dryer. ce
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crash to give them a call. four people and a police officer are recovering after a driver clipped the prince georges county police cruiser while it had its lights and sirens on. the officer was respond to go call lost night on moral borrow pike in district heights when it was hit. there were four people in the car that hit the officer. all of them went to the hospital with minor injuries. the officer's injuries were also minor. there is a new push for congress to follow in the footsteps of the nfl on increasing diversity on capitol hill. the news 4 i team's scott mcfarland explains why the numbers or the lack thereof are prompting this effort. in november, the i team shows you how nearly every u.s. employer is required by congress to report on their hiring of women and minorities. but when we asked nearly 30 local u.s. senators and u.s. representatives to report on diversity within their own staff, only 7 did so. we found congress
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laws it mandates. now a caucus is proposing a bill to have a chief diversity officer. >> if you mandate some of the applicants, the interviews that you conduct, the applicants have to be people of color. even the if they don't get the jobs, it allows women and people of color to get into the pipelines. >> there are new figures that may show us how well congressional staff reflect the people they serve. that's coming up tonight on news 4 at 6:00. for now, scott mcfarland. dozens of rallies were held across the country this weekend to fight the repeal of the affordable care act. this is video from a rally at buoy state
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ta rally featured stories of people who benefit from the health coverage of the aca. former presidential candidate bernie sanders attended an b affordable care act rally in michigan. he urged republicans to reach across the aisle to come up with a better health care law to keep millions of americans insured. >> what we are saying to the republicans, if you want to improve the affordable care act, let's work together. but if you think you're simply goinging to throw millions off of health insurance, you got another guess coming. in an interview with kate snow, senator tanders criticized the president-elect for his lack of detail about how he plans to replace the affordable care act. and while democrats are going out to defend the
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affordable care act, the plan to replace it is almost already. >> it will include, quote, insurance for everybody. tracie potts is live on capitol hill now. did the president-elect give any details about the plan? >> no, he didn't. and while he's trying to get tom price, one of the architects of the republican replacement here as his health and human services seblth threatens to have a lot of weigh in on this. we don't have a plan, we don't have details, we don't know how he would balance insurance for everybody is everybody is not in the system without that mandate. and that has been the issue for republicans. also of ideas, but nothing here on capitol hill that we know of and no details of the plan that the president-elect wants to send to capitol hill, that he wants to get done quickly. this is something that republicans acknowledge could take weeks, months, maybe longer, but he wants to get it done pretty quickly. >> and we know donald trump was supposed to visit
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today. that trip was canceled. what do we know about that? >> we don't know why. we got word late yesterday evening that he was not coming here on martin luther king's holiday. there had been word that he was going to visit the new african-american museum. but it looks like that is not going to happen. the context of it is amid the dispute with civil rights icon john lewis over his comments about lewis need to go pay attention to his district and lewis calling him -- saying he's not a legitimate president. >> tracie, thank you. this feud between donald trump and congressman lewis continues to grow after the comments trump made about -- about the president-elect on "meet the press." more on that coming up at 6:00. now we are turning our attention to sheena parveen with a look at our forecast. what is going on today? >> it's kind of cold this morning. we're in the 30s.
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week. >> liking that. >> 39 in the district. we have in some areas at freezing this morning, but everyone will be rebounding back into the 30s for the most part. culpepper coming in at 38 this morning. if you have today off, if you are going to any mlk jr. festivities today, starting out this morning, about 37 degrees by 7:00 a.m. by noon, mostly cloudy in the low 40s. by o'clock p.m., back into the low 40s. we will be staying try, but you will notice the clouds around. rain mostly down to the south of fredericksburg. today we stay dry. our next weather system is off to our west. that will give us a shower chance for tomorrow. here is future weather. this afternoon, 6:00 p.m. shower off to our west. cloudy skies. early tomorrow morning, scattered showers around by lunchtime. could see them lingering through the
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today, 44 for a high temperature. mostly cloudy. after today, we climb into the 60s. so it's going to be mild after today. there you see wednesday, early showers. 57 for a high. sunny on thursday, 56. that will be a nice day. and friday for the inauguration, we have afternoon showers moving back if in. let's get a check on your roadways this monday morning with melissa. 95 north here at skagsville road, chopper 4 over the scene. you can see now on the left shoulder. that is a good thing out of the way of those main lanes near 216 northbound at 95. nailer road, inner loop, we're okay. debris in the two right lanes. fiske has cleared. there was a truck that ran out of gas. they got that out of the way for us this morning. 66 is just fine. 95 is just
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quantityco area. no report of any problem, but we'll keep an eye on that one, as well. it is 5:55. this week, the supreme court will take up a case that could have an impact on the washington redskins trademark dispute. it is over the name of an asian american band. the band's name is a term that could be seen as offensive to asian americans. the dispute over washington's name is on hold pending the outcome of that case. now is your chance to catch the greatest show on earth one last time. next week, tickets will go on sale for the final show of the ringling brothers and barn barmun and bailey circus here in our area. the 146-year-old show is shutting down because of ticket sales. animal activists are claiming victory, but some fans say they're sad to see the circus go. nick wolenda says not all is over.
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continue on. i believe ringling maybe just didn't make the right adjustments to keep it alive. >> tickets will go on sale friday, 24th. those shows are scheduled for late march and early april. we all know grandparents are generous, but a new report puts a price tag on that agagenerosi. grandparents spend an average of $2,300 a year on their grandkids. that includes toys, outings, school supplies and college savings. the average grandparent spends 48 hours a week helping out with child care and running errands for their young grandchildren. love grandparents. my grandparents raised me. the costs could be higher in our area which was just ranked the 20th most expensive area in the world in which to live. the list comes from numbio. and is
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living. the most expensive place to live is hamilton, bermuda. in the u.s., san francisco, anchorage, alaska, followed by d.c. >> we all know housing prices are high. cost of living, you know? >> it's pretty up there. there is a city in india that is lowest on the list. >> we'll of the it on facebook and you can check out the whole list. developing right now, a children's soccer field is now a crime scene. ahead at 6:00, the search for two people who stabbed during an afternoon game. and 18-year-old ago stolen, a look at their touching reup. getting around for this friday's inauguration, it's never easy to do
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[000:57:53;00] there are times when it's nice that things go up. and it's sometimes even better when things go down. novec, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, provides wholesale power to its customers at cost. any changes in that cost are passed along through an annual power cost adjustment on bills. the average home's power bill from novec will again go down in 2017 by nearly $11 a month. making down a very good direction for power bills. there are times when it's nice that things go up.
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and it's sometimes even better right now on news 4 today at 6:00 a.m., storm team 4 track ago dry start on this martin luther king jr. day. but it won't be like this all week long. we'll fill you in. i don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president. >> the interview that sparked a war of words.
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we'll filou president-elect's controversial reaction to his critics. and we are just days away from president donald trump. how his team is preparing and how the plans will impact your workweek. good morning, everyone. it is 6:00 a.m. and i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. sheena parveen is looking at the forecast and melissa is leighing the roads. >> hopefully they're watching right now and if you are heading out, it's a cold start this morning. we are in the 30s, but later on this afternoon, mostly cloudy. we'll be getting into the 40s. the good news is, it will be a dry day if you are doing any of the mlk jr. events out there or if you have the day off and you're running around. by l o'clock a.m. swb around 37 degrees. 10:00 a.m., chilly, 40 degrees. we'll only be in the 40s this afternoon. lunchtime, low 40s, but you will


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