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>> how is a looking today? >> it is in the 40's and 50's this morning, but it will be in the 70's this afternoon. today will be a mild day. it will change by the end of the week. let's look at the current conditions. 54 at the airport. southwest wind at 8. increasing clouds. i do think there's a chance for rain this evening with a high temperature neared 70. we will come back and check the forecast for the upcoming weekend. >> good morning. no promised to mention at this hour. that is great news. we're up to speed on the major roadways. looking good in towards the city. on the harrisburg expressway, a 58. 73 on 795.
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up to speed. looking good. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. 80 minutes on 895 between the 95's -- 18 minutes on 895. very light volume for this time of the morning. this is 95 south of the fort mchenry tunnel. no problems at all. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> a strong message involved with occupied baltimore. the city says they want to scale back the size of the protest. jennifer franciotti is live downtown with the latest on the controversy. >> the statement from the mayor's office said they support free speech. they reiterated that mckeldin plaza is not a campground.
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it has been turned into a campground of source complete with a medic. and sleeping quarters, even a security tent. they say this movement is largely to denounce wall street's role in the mortgage meltdown. marie.e with an arrn or where the city wants you to scale back -- you are aware of the city wanted to scale back. >> we have discussed this at our general assembly and we went through every piece of their proposal. some of it we agree with and some of it we had some discussion. we look forward to having a representative from the city come down. we look forward to opening a dialogue. >> you say general assembly and that is when everybody gets together and every decision is
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made by consensus. >> we work with the consensus process. it is important to our structure to keep it that. >> you are hoping someone from the city comes down and goes to through the proposal point by point. >> we're looking forward to opening a good dialogue. >> what is one of your top concerns. >> we want some of the language clear ed up. >> i appreciate you speaking this morning. she has a full-time job and she has a home. you say that is the case for most of the people. >> absolutely, yes. >> thank you for joining us this morning. no word from the city about whether they plan to send out a
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representative to speak with occupy baltimore. it is very quiet right now at the makeshift tent city at mckeldin plaza. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the search continues for six men who broke into a home in dundalk. one resident was attacked. police did not believe this was a random crime. >> the defense will continue to present their case in a murder for hire trial. karla porter invoked her right against self incrimination. if convicted, walter bishop could be sentenced to death. the defense in the trial of ulysses currie continues.
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on the witness stand, his doctors said the senator's mind was fuzzy and he did not focus well. defense lawyers say he worked as a consultant'. >> the cdc is recommending that boys get inoculated against hpv. >> hpv is spread by skin to skin contact. it can be spread. any skin to skin contact can do that. somebody's lifetime, you have anywhere from 40% to 80% to be
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exposed some time during your life. >> medical experts say it is safe and getting vaccinated can save lives. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of the cdc recommendation to vaccinate boys as well as girls against the hpv virus? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. president obama is in denver today and is expected to lay out a plan to ease the burden of student loans. kate amara has more on the story. good morning to you. >> president obama will go around congress with this plan, which the white house says additional cost to
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taxpayers. president obama will reach out to americans struggling with student loans and he will do it by executive order, bypassing congress once again. the administration says millions will be able to consolidate their loans and lower their payments. >> for those in school right now and able to take advantage, they will get that 10% discretionary income cap on their student loan payments. we're talking literally about hundreds and hundreds of dollars every single month. >> the announcement comes during the president's western road trip to raise campaign cash and to promote his jobs plan. >> we cannot wait for an increasingly dysfunctional congress to do its job. >> republicans are responding to the president's new catch phrase. >> this country cannot wait for him to get off the campaign trail. >> john boehner consists republicans have taken action.
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he blames the democratic senate. >> we have 15 bills as part of our plan to create jobs. >> one more thing. there are new figures out today which show the cost of college at an all-time high. the average in-state tuition and fees are up 8.3% from last year. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> as a parent of a college student, i am interested in this. what else can you tell lus? >> the white house says there are two parts to this plan. six million morris will be able to reduce their interest rates. next year graduating students will see their maximum repayment captured from 15% to 10% of
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income. the remaining debt will be forgiven after 20 years instead of 25. >> many students and parents will be interested in this. thank you. >> 49 degrees on tv hill. a bodies left inside the florida home for months. >> a class project that did more than teach students parenting skills. that is
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>> welcome back. 5:11. 57 degrees downtown and turning out to be a nice morning. you'll see some cloud cover out there, but no rate is expected this morning. 54 at the airport. 43 in taneytown. increasing clouds today.
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each is stay dry for most of the day. maybe some rain showers later today with a high temperature near 70. we will come back and check the seven-day forecast. >> the body of a man who passed away months ago is discovered inside a florida home. his blind wife is nowhere to be found out. the medical examiner has not determined a cause of death. police suspect he died of natural causes. a bloodhound has been brought it to try to find the man's missing wife. >> a school parenting less it turns into it lifesaver for one tennessee family. a lifelike baby cries and ended up wicking the family during the time of a fire. the smoke detector in the home failed. the home was destroyed but
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everybody inside was able to get out safely. that is amazing. >> 49 degrees on tv hill. life insurance being used for life insurance being used for college
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. looking pretty good so far. we're looking nice on the major roadways. inner loop on the west side, eight minutes. six minutes on 95 southbound in howard county. eight minutes on 895 northbound
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on the north side. no delays. looking good of the top side outer loop. 58 and 95 in the northeast corner. looking there as well. a live look outside the beltway at the curtis creek drawbridge. both loops are moving with light volume. this is 95 south of the fort mchenry tunnel. looking good north and southbound. no problems at all. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have a few bus delays including the three, 11, 36, and 55 buses operating with delays. a diversion at cathedral and mind. light rail on time. mature subject on schedule. marc trains looking good. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann.
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>> i think it will turn out to be a nice day today. maybe not as much sunshine as yesterday. 54 at the airport. 43 in taneytown. cooler in the northern suburbs. there is some high, thin cloud cover but no precipitation in this cloud deck. you'll probably see some sunshine at the altfilter throus morning. we're watching some rain showers into western pennsylvania right now appeared they are still a good distance away. i think we'll get through most of the day today dry. by the late afternoon, we will see a chance for some rain and rain will be likely tonight and tomorrow. we have high pressure and that will create a south wind. temperatures will be mild. will be up close to 70.
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temperatures will drop baltimore and we will have a chance for rain in the forecast. a chance for rain showers late tonight and into this evening. upper 60's and los 70's. we are way above the mark. -- robert 60's and low 70's. temperatures will drop back into the 40's and 50's tonight. a good chance for rain showers tomorrow with a high temperature of 60. perhaps a bit of a break on friday. showers come back on saturday with a high of only 49. it might be called enough for a few snowflakes. it's a clear up for the ravens day on sunday. call-in looks good with sunshine and a high of 63. -- halloween looks good. >> life insurance for college tuition.
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that is what many insurance companies are pitching to parents sending their children to college. some financial advisers say the cost is too pricey. premiums are seven prison higher than term policy that provides only live coverage. if the loan is not paid in full, insurance company pays a smaller death benefit. if you don't use your car as much, why not rent it out. there is more about the process. >> the new face of car sharing is taking shape in san francisco. car owners can rent out their cars for some extra cash. car owners sign their cars up, sending their own schedule and price, starting as low as $5 per
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hour. renters can access the car after they have made reservations online. >> we thought this to be a great way to get some use out of the cart. >> customers like it because they didn't have to deal with the hassle of owning a car. why isn't it afraid of copycats? >> it takes a year and half for somebody to write the insurance policy. they did not want to try anything new. >> they do face competition. even hertz is offering a model close to zip cars. it has seen some recent success, but not everybody on wall street sees it as a real threat to zip car.
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>> we are seeing this across multiple industries. it is now getting to the car industry. we have not seen it but to the best case and worst-case test yet. >> 1 million jobs in the hands of congress is super committee. president obama is trying to help you with their college loans. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> the parents are worried about his college costs. tuition and fees at public universities are soaring at twice the rate of inflation. president obama will address this today. he plans to have a plan which will reduce loan payments. a key meeting to discuss europe 's debt crisis was canceled.
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ford is out with earnings this morning. they may address issues about the reliability of their vehicles. several vehicles scored below average for reliability. japanese automakers had non and of the top 10 reliability spots. honda and toyota are offered lots of incentives right now if you're thinking about buying a car. are trying to make up sales if the production was hurt by the march earthquake. if the super committee fails, automatic cuts will take place and the u.s. will lose nearly a million jobs and nearly $60 billion tied to wages. northrop grumman plans to use the figures in their lobbying
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campaign to persuade lawmakers to avoid the scenario. i'm jane king. >> facebook is wrapping up its efforts in the nation's capital -- facebook is ramping up. >> they are friending politicians and spending big bucks on lobbying congress. more in the next hour. >> thank you. >> 49 degrees on tv hill. abb is pulled from the debris in turkey --
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>> some good news coming out of
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a turkey this morning. >> at mother, a baby, and a grandmother have all been pulled from the rubble. >> in reckless tale of survival here at one site and a tale of heroism on the part of the rescue workers. a baby girl, her mother, and grandmother all pulled from the rubble. early this morning, the rescue team heard the sound of knocks coming from the mother and they managed to tunnel to her. one man was picked. he was small enough to squeeze in. they gave him the baby and he carried the child out. he described that moment. >> it was an extraordinary feeling for me. i have been doing this job for 12 years and this is the first time i have ever taken a living person out. >> a little girl was born three
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weeks early. she survived tuesday's drop in the rubble and she should still a been inner mother's womb. those three have been transferred to the hospital. the grandmother went to a hospital in a nearby province. the search continues for the father of the baby girl who was also trapped inside the rubble. as the search continues, for their bodies have been taken from this site just as they have in other areas around the affected region. >> seeing that baby gives me chills. >> that was an incredible story. >> 49 degrees on tv hill. a school employee is charged with indecent exposure. >> the occupied baltimore movement is being asked to scale
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back its operation. i am jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> the request from the lawyers of a former uva lacrosse player. >> a nice start on this wednesday morning, but we do have some rain in the forecast. >> we have our first accident of >> we have our first accident of the morning
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>> live, local, late-breaking, 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. >> i think you'll be overall a nice day. the clouds will thicken up and you'll be close to 70 this afternoon. a mild start compared to yesterday. take a light jacket. 54 at the airport.
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partly cloudy skies. i do think it will stay at dry for most of the day. into the late afternoon hours, we'll see some rain and showers will be likely tonight. dry during the day. >> they are expecting a foot of snow in denver. >> then there was a degrees on monday. they'll get 10 or 12 inches of snow. >> we have a little bit before snow. >> we are ok. >> we have our first accident in the morning in the randallstown area. possible lane closures in that area. 95 for in howard county southbound, 59 miles per hour near 32. the same story -- we're up to speed in the northeast corner.
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eight minutes between the beltway on the south side down to the fort mchenry. delaysot looking at any in just yet. that is some great news. this is the beltway on the east side. we are looking good there as well. both loops are moving problem free. this is 95 south of the fort mchenry atoll. things are moving find north and southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back over to you. >> a man falls a not criminally responsible motion after being accused of attacking staff members at a hospital. felix monroe was a patient when it beat a nurse with a plastic picture. he then allegedly attacked other employees -- with a plastic pitcher.
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also, a hearing is expected concerning the murder case of yeardley love. lawyer is will see access to our medical experts. a man is accused of murdering her. love died from head trauma. the trial is scheduled to begin in february. >> a man is recovering after being shot in the face. police were called to the scene on east spring street before 8:30 tuesday night. the victim was shot in the chin. a family is looking for answers following the murder of sherry montgomery-cantey. she was found beaten to death inside her home on east 41st street monday evening.
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police and relatives are struggling to understand why she was killed. >> it appears there were some items disturbed in the home but not telling us what the exact motive may be. >> everyone in this block, wherever she adds, she is -- she helps everybody. she doesn't mind stepping in to help people. she does not deserve this at all. >> anyone with information is asked to please call police. >> a custodian would not be reporting to work after being charged with indecent exposure. officers arrested jason beatty in pasadena. the suspect told police he was urinating. the school was closed that day and there were no children present at the time of the incident. >> city hall is getting closer
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to its boiling point when it comes to the occupied baltimore protest. jennifer franciotti is live downtown without the protesters are responding. good morning. >> protesters set up camp about and sinceks ago then it has grown. they have food services, a security station and even a single porta-potty. the plaza resembles a campground with dozens of protesters. the movement is about denouncing wall street's role in the mortgage meltdown. >> since housing is not a human right in the richest nation in the world, one of the points of being here is to make this a home that we can all be in all the time. >> but city officials are fed up
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with the tent city that is taken over. the mayor's office issued a statement that says city government is committed to protecting the free speech rights of baltimore's citizens and that is why any citizen is free to peacefully demonstrate at mckeldin plaza with guidelines. mckeldin plaza is not a campground and overnight camping is prohibited. would provide protesters with tent shelters during the day. >> it will get colder with winter coming. how will prevent people from getting sick or frostbite. >> protesters balk at the idea of clearing up the idea to make a look pretty. >> the 40,000 row homes are more of a danger and eyesore. >> i work full time. i have a master's degree.
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people here have been laid off from their jobs and are frustrated. >> we're back live in mckeldin plaza where folks are starting to wake up inside the tents. talk with the active this that said they hold nightly meetings each night and they say there is no one clear leader and everything is done by consensus. everybody takes a vote. they're hoping that somebody from the city will meet with them to discuss the issues. >> maryland drivers could soon be paying more if the governor except a new recommendation that includes a 5 cent increase in the gas tax each year for three years. there would be no more free bus passes and bus fares will also increase. the hikes would raise $800
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million in new transportation revenue. baltimore expands its recycling process. this will begin november 4. material is used to mark with the number 6. the recycle materials will be used to make new products such frames.re >> how your child's language developed could be affected by your peers. >> be aware of the upcoming u season.uy >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of the cdc recommendation to vaccinate boys
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as well as girls against the hpv virus? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we have one crash in randallstown. we will have a live look
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>> welcome back. 5:41. it's pretty quiet morning on this wednesday. relatively mild start compared to yesterday. it will be a nice day today. maybe not as much sunshine. cooler north and west of the city. 44 in york, pennsylvania. increasing clouds today. into the late afternoon hours, there will be a chance for a few rain showers. most of the day will be dry with
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a high near 70. >> your preschoolers language may be influenced by his her classmates. more than three under children were -- their language skills were tied to how well their peers performed. researchers say their findings raise concern about some preschool programs were children with similar abilities are grouped together. >> as the flu season creeps closer, during this are looking it's uncommon places. 71% of gas pump handles or highly contaminated with germs. also found on a 41% of atm buttons.
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the best way to avoid illness this winter is to wash your hands and use plenty of sanitizer. >> germs are anywhere. 5:42. 49 degrees on tv hill. fought from
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. one problem spot in randallstown. with a crash at liberty. watch for possible lane closures. -- we have a crash at liberty. 66 miles per hour in the area of 795. 60 miles per hour and 95 in the northeast corner in towards the city. no delays just yet. this is the east side of the
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beltway. you can see very light volume this morning. both loops are wide open. this is 95 south of the fort mchenry tunnel. southbound traffic is looking good. northbound, not looking too bad. 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. good morning. >> good morning. we're moving along nicely with no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the 15 and 47 buses are operated with delays. the three and 11 buses are diverting because of construction. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we have some big changes in the seven-day forecast. first will sycamore into ava marie. she decided to go shopping again this morning. what is going on? >> i'm playing dress up.
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is all for rut -- this is all house ofs closet, the ruth. you're the director of social enterprises. tell us about this event. >> a great sales event at ruth's closet at valley village .hopping center, say started an open in january of last year. >> you have incredible clothing. real fur coats they're discounted. coat.aring this make comink >> is known it would go about $600. the sale starts thursday evening at 5:00 p.m. and runs to the
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weekend. this is not just furs. also some fabulous accessories, all of which has been donated. >> starts tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. and runs to the 30th. as things are left over, will still have these available at 8 ruth's closet -- at a ruth's closet. >> just beautiful items. have bracelets -- they have bracelets and beautiful gloves. check out these great items. a storm system is off to the west and moving through ohio in heading through western pennsylvania. these showers will be heading
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our way. back to tony in the weather center. this is a girl's dream. >> the women are paying attention to the weather section. "what time was that?" a great opportunity to get some deals and to help out a great cause. thank you. weather-wise, it will be a nice one today. not as much sunshine as today. 54 at the airport right now. 46 in parkton. you'll still need a light jacket to start today. the temperatures will get close to 70. you may start with a jacket than lose it later on. there is no precipitation in this cloud deck. the further we go into the afternoon, the clouds will get thicker and some rain will catch
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up to us late this afternoon and into this evening. you'll see the rain on hd doppler moving into western pennsylvania right now. it is still a good distance away from us. some of that rain will move and by this evening and that rain will be likely overnight tonight and during the day tomorrow. we have high pressure off the southeast coast. the surface wind will turn from the southwest. the temperature will be mild. the average high temperature is 64 and will make it close to 70. a good chance for some rain with cooler temperatures on tap for thursday. a mixture of sun and clouds. a chance for rain late in the day. upper 60's and low 70's. rain showers likely to die. upper 40's and low 50's to fight -- rain showers likely tonight.
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rain showers likely to mark with a high near 60. another storm comes in on saturday with some rain showers and among the cold enough on saturday for a few snowflakes to mix in. it will clear on sunday for the ravens game. halloween looks ok on monday with a few clouds and a high near 63. >> thank you. 49 degrees on tv hill. up next, we'll take 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.
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>> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think of the cdc recommendation to vaccinate boys as well as girls against the hpv virus? >> keep sending as the responses. 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.
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john harbaugh reduce the ravens offensive meltdown to a single word -- execution. the inability to move the ball by the offense was too much to believe. score.ce players note some weeks one side of the ball has to lift the of the side. this has become -- this could become a problem if it becomes a habit. >> i don't like to lose. we did not play pervert on either side of the ball -- we did not play a perfect on this side of the ball. we let one get away from us. whatever happens, it is our own
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fault. we don't get the first round bye, that is our own fault. >> i have all lot of respect for terrell suggs. he's a leader on our football team. our players listen to terrell suggs and the things he says are right. that is what we're trying to do. i think we're all on the same page. >> when terrell suggs speaks, people listen. no in a full team looked at terrell owens on tuesday. wanted to show it seems he had fully recovered from surgery. he is 37 years old and that is considered old freight wide receiver and he is terrible
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owens -- and that is considered old for a wide receiver. >> coke cans go right white. >> a strong message against bullying. a push for change. >> an elementary school in detroit has a job the men's club -- a gentleman's club. >> we have some rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we have one accident in randallstown and we'll give you a live look outside, coming up.
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