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>> good morning. happy monday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> how beautiful was yesterday? >> fantastic over the weekend. we got the marathon in with no problems. today is a little different. we have a slight chance for a shower. you can see a few showers popping up on hd doppler, mostly in the mountains. some will make it across to baltimore. we have a chance for some rain, 30%. most of the day will be dry. we will come back and check the forecast for the rest of the week. >> good morning. we have an accident at highland avenue and o'donnell. watch for possible delays. no delays at eastern, 57 on 95 southbound. 55 towards the west side.
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the j.f.x. in pretty good shape into town. here is the speed sensor on 95 through howard county as you make your approach to 32. so far so good at liberty on the west side. this is the key bridge. if very light volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. it is back to work at annapolis as the general assembly gathers for a special session. kim dacey joins us from the newsroom with a look at the new plan. >> the new map they came up with was not well received by either party. the governor plans to introduce a tweaked version. special session will convene this afternoon. on the agenda is redistricting.
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they are being redrawn to reflect changes based on the senses and will determine the state's representation in washington. the map is not getting good feedback from either side. the proposal takes aim at roscoe district, making it more difficult for him to get elected. democrats don't like it either. donna edwards believes it dilutes minority voting power. because dutch ruppersberger is sits on the intelligence committee, his second district is being drawn to include fort meade. if it is adopted, elijah cummings' seat could become one of the strongest african- american district in the country. the first district is largely left in tact.
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maryland republicans consider the proposal gerrymandering. all of the redistricting proposals will get full hearings. the first will start today at 1:00 p.m. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> occupy baltimore protesters gained support from moveon.org. stephanie rawlings-blake responded. >> my hope is we will turn that frustration into action. the things they are concerned about -- taxes and opportunities for young people and jobs -- those are things i'm working on. hopefully we will transform the protest into some partnerships. >> the mayor says so far the protests here have been peaceful. it has not been the case in other cases, like in chicago
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when 175 protesters were arrested over the weekend. police officers confiscated tents. organizers said they refused to leave. >> president obama gets back on the road today kicking off a bus tour through north carolina and virginia. his goal is to get the public behind each piece of his jobs bill. >> plan a did not work some now is on to plan b, a bus tour that begins in north carolina. president obama hits the road to make his case. congress needs to take action on every item in this jobs bill. >> i am urging members of congress to vote on putting hundreds of thousands of teachers back into the
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classroom. fire fighters back on the job. >> in the swing through north carolina and virginia, the president will push for key proposals in the bill. >> let's work together. we will not be for tax increases on small businesses. >> analysts say this road trip is also about retail politics, shoring up support in two battleground states he needs in 2012. >> it is time the president sat down and negotiate and talk with us and see areas of common ground pequot the white house insist the president is focused on the economy. he intends to fight for his jobs plan piece by piece. >> we need jobs now. >> watch for the president to highlight the importance of this plan to rebuild the nation's
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infrastructure. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now to the ravens. the first three quarters, it looks like the ravens didn't return from their bye week. most of the points came courtesy of billy cundiff's foot. joe flacco rushed for 305 yards. the ravens move to a 4-1 record with a win over the texans. >> spoiling a pet just got taken to wait another extreme. dog massages?
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pets do have other anxieties, when their owners leave them alone at home. or what position they will sleep been next. some say it is something extra your pets will adore you for. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is the most extravagant think you have done for your pet? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> who doesn't love a massage? >> they do love it. >> up next, what officials are doing for a missing 10-month- old. >> a disturbing dis
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>> welcome back. 5:09. 66 degrees downtown. a slight chance we could see some sprinkles today. not a big deal. you see some light rain showers in the mountains. they are moving east. that will fall apart by the time they get to baltimore. we have a chance for a rain shower this morning. not a bad afternoon. high temperature, 72. we will come back and check the forecast for the rest of the week. >> three suspects will wake up behind bars, charged with chaining four people inside a basement. people were found shackled inside a basin. they traveled to pennsylvania and were stealing the victims social security checks. the victims rage in age from 29 to 41.
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national guard has joined the search in looking for missing irwin. lisa or her parents say the infant disappeared from our crib earlier this month. there were some startling information coming up on the today show. >> a copy of president obama's inaugural speech will be placed inside a time capsule. it depicts the civil rights leader in emerging from a stone. beautiful. >> 60 degrees on tv hill. i ha pay high of we have offered some shoppers
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will not be able to resist -- a halloween offer some shoppers will not be able to res
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. one problem of note in the city at highland avenue and o'donnell street. watch for an accident there . the south on 95. checking in pretty nicely on the southbound side of 95 down
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towards howard county as you make your approach to 32. 295 in pretty good shape and the rest of the roadways around t airport in good shape. this is liberty. so far so good in the outer loop. this is the east side across the key bridge. not dealing with any problems. you can take this or the tunnels. the tunnels are all clear. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. the morning to you. >> we are on full service on light rail right now. no delays. mattress subway on schedule. we have on the marc trains on time service on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. a few bus diversions including one at cathedral and monument. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> good morning.
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things have changed today. we have a weak front that is approaching from the west. along that boundary we have seen some cloud cover developing and some sprinkles here and there. this is nothing of any consequence. you probably can get by without your umbrella. most of that activity will fall apart by the time it reaches baltimore. we will see some sunshine sneaking through the clouds. even along the front, it is pretty thin. we have a small chance for a rain shower this morning. it will turn out to be a decent day. quite a range of temperatures around the area. 63 in annapolis. into the 50's near the boundary. 54 in taneytown. we have some cooler air moving
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in. i think we will get into the 70's this afternoon. a slight chance for a shower this morning. high temperature around 72 with a wind at 15. tonight, partly cloudy skies. " but nothing unusual. 40's in the cooler suburbs. -- nothing unusual. a warm front from the south tomorrow. a slight chance for a rain shower tomorrow. the best chance for rain will be on wednesday from the plains states. the chance for rain will increase into the middle of the week. 30% chance for a shower tomorrow. a good chance for rain on wednesday. then it gets chilly by the end of the week. upper 50's on thursday and friday. overnight lows will be dipping
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perhaps.30 pops perha's we could see our first frost of the year. >> it is not a trick. you can get free shipping this halloween. there are some rules. it applies to standard shipping and could take five to seven business days for delivery. some retailers require minimum purchasing. what you need to know before making your selection during open enrollment. >> open enrollment is underway. millions of americans are reviewing and selecting their health benefits. consumers might be pleasantly surprised by what they are not entitled to free of charge.
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>> valuable preventative services for free. it is paid 100% by insurance, no matter what kind of plan you have. >> which includes colonoscop ies, mammograms for women, even cholesterol checks. >> just understand the basic details of your plan. if you don't understand your plan, make them explain it to you. >> look for wellness programs that reward employees for making healthy choices. that can help decide how much pretax money to put into health savings accounts. >> never those things are that you can anticipate for, you can calculate those. >> know your policy.
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>> you do not want to be figuring that stuff out when you are on a stretcher in the emergency room. >> chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> it is a big day for walmart. jane king joins us live with the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> say goodbye to build shock for your cell phone bill. -- bill shock. you'll get free alerts when you're running out of minutes. it is and verizon are under new rules. the new guidelines will be announced today and they're expected to be in place when the next -- in the next year or year and a half. friday, we were led by the tech
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companies, google and apple. a big gain for the s&p. 10% down payment is required for the layaway plan. expect some good deals on toys at walmart this season. prices for 15 various stories are as much as 9% higher at targets and 13% higher at kmart. washing hands is important. a survey found nearly 70% of office workers have noticed their colleagues do not wash their hands after using the restroom. younger employees are more likely than boomers to have good bathroom hygiene habits. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> mcdonald's is no for trying new things to bring in more
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customers. -- mcdonald's is known. >> mctelevision. have already jumped into the coffee business. now tell was in. mcdonald's television is coming -- now television, coming up in the next hour. >> thank you. see you later. >> 60 degrees on tv hill. "sesame street" gets hacked. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is the most extravagant thing you have done for your pet? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> kids who tried to watch sesame street"over the weekend found something else. it had porn. pbs shut it down. >> a wedding in cincinnati included some occupied protests appeared to have been sleeping in the park for several nights. the couple wanted to include them. they, too, wanted to fight corporate greed. >> we thought this was a fund backdrop. -- a fun backdrop. >> if fight was not dealing with all this, i might have been down there. >> the couple even got their wedding photos taken amongst the protesters.
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when was time to go to the reception, the demonstrators continued on with their assembly. >> 60 degrees on tv hill. police received leaves on the whereabouts of 11-year-old william mcquain. >> redistricting is that the top of the less of a a special session today. i'm kim dacey with more. >> the racing world is mourning the death of one of the best. more on the death that killed dan wheldon. >> we do have some rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we're keeping tabs on two accidents in this city. another one in the essex area
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this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. are we going to have another gorgeous day like yesterday? >> we had a gorgeous weekend. we have some cloud cover and some sprinkles. nothing of any consequence. it will not slow down the drive time. look on the left-hand side of your screen. you can see some sprinkles in the mountains. that is heading east. most of that will fall apart. a slight chance for a rain shower this morning. most of the day will be dry with a high temperature around 72. much better chance for rain in the middle of the week. we could see our first frost of the season. >> we have two incidents in the city. we start with the map at north
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avenue. we have an accident. we are tracking another what near highland avenue and zero down the street. that has been there for a while. williams and southeastern in essex, we're tracking another accident. several problems to watch for. you can see not dealing with anything major in terms of delays. and i start on 95 coming and the north east. on the west side, attracting about 55 miles per hour up in the area of 795. so far so good on 795 down towards the beltway. the j.f.x. running smoothly at this hour. this is 95 south at 32. we're moving smoothly down towards the capital beltway. this is the east side of the beltway. so far cooperating. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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back to you. >> a maryland special session convenes in maryland. a new tradition plan. kim dacey is live in the newsroom with a look at that plan. >> the new map was not well received by either party. the governor plans to introduce a new version by the start of the session this afternoon. a special session of the maryland general assembly will convene this afternoon. on the agenda -- redistricting maps. they are being redrawn to reflect population shifts and changes based on the 2010 census, and will determine the state's representation in washington for the next decade. the map proposed by the governor's redistricting committee isn't getting good feedback from either side. the proposal takes aim at republican roscoe bartlett's sixth district, making it more difficult for him to get re- elected by taking a chunk out of frederick county and replacing it with a portion of the democratic-leaning montgomery county. but democrats don't like it,
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either. representative donna edwards believes it dilutes minority voting power by splitting black, asian, and hispanic communities in montgomery county into three districts. because congressman dutch ruppersberger sits on the house intelligence committee, his second district is being drawn to include both aberdeen proving ground and fort meade. if the new map is adopted, congressman elijah cummings' seat could become one of the strongest african-american districts in the country. but the first district, occupied by republican andy harris, is largely left intact. overall, maryland republicans consider the proposal gerrymandering, and several republican senators and delegates have come up with their own maps. state house leaders say all of the redistricting proposals will get full hearings. the first will start today at 1:00 in the afternoon. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a change to the entrance of ocean city's inlet.
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the landmark tower will be replaced. the structure was swept away when the storm came ashore in august and has not been found. there are reports the tower will be replaced by a new model. many boaters relied on that foghorn. gary giordano will seek release from custody. an attorney will argue that authorities do not have enough evidence to hold giordano. his traveling companion went missing. he said she drowned when they were snorkeling. ardner's for robin gordo body turned up noempty. >> three people were injured in dundalk. police say a drive-by shooting
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happened on sunday. some sort of altercation was taking place when somebody drove up and opened fire on the crowd. three people were hit. >> very upsetting. very upsetting. >> that is the danger of it. kids are playing. that is a drive-by shooting. the bolt has no name on it -- the bullet has no name on it. >> police say someone shot a victim in the stomach on homestead street yesterday evening. no word on the victims identity or condition. >> it woman's body ended up inside a dumpster. as was found near north charles street on sunday. no word on a cause of death. it's being called suspicious. >> the search for a teenage boy
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missing in baltimore canyon. ryan jackson was last seen in lansdowne. authorities say police were called to the same location saturday night to investigate a suspicious condition. they have not said what connection if any to the missing teenager. an amber alert remains in effect for william mcquain. police were searching for his body. his mother was found beaten and stabbed to death inside her home. her estranged husband is jailed, charged with her murder. >> a popular driver has died. the loss of dan wheldon is reminding drivers and fans just how dangerous this board can be. >> just minutes after the start
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of the race, the 15-car crash left fire, smoke, and pieces of metal scattered across the tracks. during lap 12 in las vegas, two cars bumped, setting off a chain reaction. two cars went airborne. smashed intos car the wall. he was a racing veteran. he won the indy 500 twice. >> a great friend. a great teammate. issed.will be mes >> is fellow racers stood solemnly trackside -- his fellow
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racers. later come all driving a five- lap s halute. >> that video is so shocking. >> 5:37. 60 degrees on tv hill. did you remember the helmet while sledding? >> the link between a child's optimism.ght and autism.azi >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is the most extravagant thing you have done for your pet? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> will update watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> will update
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>> welcome back. 5:40. we have partly cloudy skies. we don't expect any trouble for the morning commute. we can see some rain in the mountains. these showers are moving east. they will fall apart by the time they get to baltimore. we have a slight chance for a shower or sprinkle. a mix of sunshine and clouds this afternoon. i high temperature neared 72. we will come back and check the forecast for the rest of the week and into the weekend -- a high temperature near 72. >> low birth weight babies may
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face an increased risk for autism. the fault more than 800 babies born weighing no more than 4.4 pounds. there were 05 times more likely to be diagnosed with autism. researchers will look whether complications related to premature births cause an increased risk for the disorder. >> winter's flooding injuries among children are on the rise. e.r. data was analyzed and found children hospitalized had trauma.heada >> put the helmet on. star >> where it now -- start
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wearing it now. >> a big win for the ravens. >> we're getting ready for the barcs oktoberfest. >> this is traffic on 50 east. it looks like some emergency responders are there. responders are there.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. tracking a problem and eastbound 50. we have two lanes closed. police are responding. a busy scene and delays are forming in the eastbound direction. , an accident.
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another at o'donnell street. traveling in bel air, route 136, another accident location. checking speed sensors. up to speed on the major roadways. we start i-95 southbound and 32. southbound traffic heading towards the capital beltway. so far so good in howard county. this is the proper spot on 50 at the severn bridge. you can get by if the state to the right. we'll keep you posted. -- if the state to the right. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> light rail is full service and on time. mattress subway on schedule east and west directions. march rains come out on time
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service. the 20 to bust the verdict at university and 33rd. a diversion at cathedral and monument. -- the 22 bus is diverting at university and 33rd. >> we say good morning to ava marie. she will help lead the pack ready for halloween -- she will help you get your pet ready. barcs.e outside of this is all for a good cause. debbie brought muppet back. tell us about the big event. >> it is on saturday from 11 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. lots of different vendors and it will be a lot of fun.
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>> the purpose is to help the animals. >> he came in as a stray dog. he is available for adoption. >> he needs a good home and some good love. i'm here with tracy and you have another special needs animal. >> this is delilah. only has three legs. she is in foster right now. she will be ready to be adopted in about six weeks. >> you will have lots of animals available for adoption. >> you can meet some cats that are up for adoption. >> you have a costume contest. people can come and meet the animals. you have your strut your mutt
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walk. it is very much. we will be speaking with you all animals and maybe give you some ideas fear animals at home. we see some showers off to the west. some of that could filter and for the morning commute. mainly just sprinkles. we go back to tony and we will check the forecast for saturday's event period, but here is so cute -- muppet is so cute. >> i think the cat was sick of being on tv. "get this thing off my head." thank you, ava. a big event coming up at barcs. do good work helping cats and dogs getting new homes.
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we will see some sprinkles and some cloud cover this morning. not a big deal. be mindful there could be some sprinkles over the next few hours. you can see the light rain over western maryland. the showers are falling apart and i think that trend will continue. most of you will not see any rain to start the rain this morning. there are some thin spots in the overcast. once this front gets through, we will get more sunshine this afternoon. overall, this will turn out to be a nice day once we get to 2:00 p.m.. it turns much cooler in the northwest cooler on the other side of the front. 55 in emmitsburg. cooler up near the pennsylvania
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line. a mixture of sun and clouds. we have a chance for a shower this morning, 20%. high temperature of 72 this afternoon. tonight, partly cloudy skies. " but nothing unusual. temperatures drop back into the 40's and 50's. tomorrow, that front will come back at us as a warm front. with a slight chance for a shower tuesday afternoon. the best chance for rain will be on wednesday. i think we'll get a good supper -- soaker on wednesday. we could see our first frost thursday night or friday night. in the short term, a smile. 72 at today. a chance for a shower tomorrow. best chance of rain by far will be on wednesday. sunshine on thursday and friday. overnight lows on thursday
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night may dip into the 30's. that's when we'll get our first frost of the season. >> 60 degrees on tv hill. up next, a look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you had them.
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>> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what
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is the most extravagant thing you have done for your pet? >> that is very nice. >> nice. >> we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> good morning. the ravens won their fourth game of the year and the earned it. they scored the last 16 points to raise their record to 4-1. they honored pat modell before the game and they jumped out to a 7-0 lead. the longo captaiped drive. matt schaub to jones.
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ray rice, watch him switch hands. he found brings him down. ray, 160 yards rushing. ray rice said it was a satisfying win. >> it was great to watch ricky williams gave touchdown. that guy is here for a reason. i wanted to see him get his motor going. are going to need ricky williams -- we are going to need ricky williams. >> the texas rangers against the st. louis cardinals in the world series. the cardinals beat milwaukee last night. cardinals wasted little time.
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this is one of three cardinals home runs. doesn't have as many as albert pujols. 12-6, cardinals win. the world series opens up on wednesday in st. louis. i was impressed with houston. a very talented defense. the ravens needed some time to knock them out. >> coming up, a savage attack inside a new york city mcdonald's. a look to the footage is coming up. >> than a dozen city schools are expected to be closed. >> a performance on the wings of a plane. why are these women dressed as cats? >> they can hang on better? they have nine lives?
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>> it is pretty quiet right now. we have some rain to talk about in the seven-day forecast. >> we have problems of the severn river bridge. woman: working in public relations is not for the faint of heart.
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>> the maryland general assembly will convene for a special and a session. at the top of the list -- reduredistricting. >> i am kate amara in washington. >> a massage for your mutt? how far will you pamper your pet? pet?

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