5 things you need to know Friday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Friday, April 4:

5. It's the Washington Nationals' home opener! The Nats organization says its number one goal is to make sure each fan has a memorable experience. We start our broadcasts today at noon against the Braves. Join the conversation with #NatsOn9.

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4. The morning is mostly dry, but with a warm front draped across the area, we could see a few sprinkles or showers. The front lifts northward during the day, allowing for some peeks of sun and a dry home opener for the Nationals.

FORECAST: Yellow Alert today for showers & a t-storm

3. In the desperate search for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, police remain interested in getting clear answers from Relisha's mother and her boyfriend. In the days after Relisha Rudd was last seen alive, Shamika Young and her boyfriend, Antonio Wheeler, posted pictures to Facebook featuring wads of money.

AMBER ALERT: Relisha's mom flaunted wad of cash

2. D.C.'s fire chief says he has no timetable for when a panel of firefighters will issue their ruling on the death of a man right in front of a city fire house. Cecil Mills died of a heart attack after collapsing across the street from Engine 26 on Rhode Island Avenue.

VIDEO: Neighbors question DC Fire about Mills death

1. Economists expect a government report today to show strong job growth last month after adverse weather held down payroll gains most of the winter. Many forecasts anticipate the Labor Department will report the most monthly job gains since November

MORE: Economists forecast sunny jobs report


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