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>> coming up, occupy baltimore protesters take a look at the progress they have made. >> jerry sandusky speaks out. >> and herman cain suspends his presidential campaign. why this won't be the last of him. >> and we head to havre de grace for an emotional homecoming. "11 news sunday morning" starts now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> good morning. welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm jennifer franciotti. lisa has the morning off. >> and i'm kerry cavanaugh. first we go to ava marie.
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>> it is not a bad start to the day. it is chilly in the early morning hours. you may see frost on your windshield, but other than that, we will be warming up into the afternoon. it is currently 29 at b.w.i. marshall. we have mostly clear skies. high pressure is in control, and that will give us a great deal of sunshine early on. toward the afternoon, we will see more clouds toward the afternoon. high temperatures even better today. we're talking mid 50's out there with winds light out of the south. that storm system is slowly approaching. we'll talk about the impact in the seven-day forecast. >> occupy baltimore takes a look at what it has accomplished. >> occupy baltimore is a movement to end what supporters call corporate tyranny. >> nearly 100 participants of
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the occupy baltimore movement packed meeting rooms to take part in the first panel discussion saturday evening. participants and supporters discussed the past, prept, and future of the movement. that was also to celebrate the two-month anniversary of the occupation movement in baltimore. >> what we wanted to do was get people together who have been involved and also allies to the movement. >> while many spoke about the progress, they are also concerned about the camp where hundreds of people have set up. >> we have to be open to the possibility that we are going to get swept out of the square. >> a few days ago baltimore city denied their request for a
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permit to remain in the square. the city will remove the protesters tth at a time of its choosing. they are hopeful that when that time comes they will not endure the violent evacuations in other cities. >> i hope they let those people who want to go, go. >> reporting from the inner harbor, nadia rambis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> three people, including a pregnant woman are recovering after a car accident. rescue crews were called to solomons island road. it is unclear how many people were involved in that crash. the 24-year-old pregnant woman was ejected from one vehicle and was flown to shock trauma with critical injuries. a p two others were taken with
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nonlife-threatening injuries. >> police are investigating a hit-and-run accident in towson that sent a pedestrian to the hospital. it happened on the 8800 block of lock raven boulevard. a man was found injured after being hit. the car that left the scene was described as a silver or gray nissan traveling toward the baltimore city line. >> james kelly, the president of baltimore hospital has died. he suffered from prostate cancer. he came to mount st. joseph's in 2001 where he became the second longest serving president. the funeral for him is set for tuesday, december 6, at the cathedral of mary our queen in north baltimore. >> the field of g.o.p.
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candidates has gotten smaller. herman cain is suspending his campaign. he vows that he is not finished on the public stage. >> herman cain's run for the white house is over. >> i am suspending my presidential campaign. >> he was undone by allegations of sexual harassment and a long-term affair, but blames the media and the political establishment. >> false accusations about me continue. they have side-tracked and distracted my ability to present solutions to the american people. >> cain's wife stood behind him, literally. >> i am at peace with my wife. [cheers and applause] and she is at peace with me.
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>> the announcement stunned cain supporters. >> i really thought he would come out fighting, and i'm disappointed that he's not. >> i understand the stress that a family can be put through with all the accusations and every monday wondering what's coming next. >> cain vowed he will push ahead with plan b. >> i am not going to be silenced and i'm not going away. >> if he can't be president cain said he wants to be a voice for the american people. with iowa and new hampshire just weeks away, the other campaigns will have to work feverishly to pick up cain supporters. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> meanwhile presidential candidate ron paul said he will not participate in an upcoming debate moderated by donald trump. the debate is set for iowa. paul describes trump as a reality tv personality and said trump's role as moderator will be a distraction.
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>> every homecoming is emotional, and now they are historic with the dezz 31 deadline to withdraw troops. as deborah weiner tells us, a return to havre de grace, it was an emotional one. >> those last few minutes may be the hardest. >> nervous, exited, filled with joy, and i'm so happy it is over. so happy he's coming home and this deployment is over, and i'm ready for life to get back to normal. >> more than 6,500 members of the national guard returned home so ready for this moment. >>ed! >> national guard deployment returned home early because of
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the december 31 deadline to return troops. >> i want to thank obama for sending the troops home. everybody have a nice day. >> a nice day indeed. >> how are you doing, sir? >> i'm feeling good right now. it is a very good move. a very good move. >> very awesome. >> he can spend time with me now. >> how has the past year been for you? >> long. that's all i have to say about it. long. >> i don't want to be anywhere else. with my family. >> a wish granted in time for christmas. home early, but clearly not a moment too soon. >> deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and we have a programming note to pass on to you. com elijah cummings will be our guest later on 11 news. if you have a question e-mail us at sundayquestions@www.wbaltv.com. >> the time now is 5:08.
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chilly here on tv hill. >> coming up a free ride on a major maryland road is almost over. still ahead. >> and another round of strong winds ravage california. how long they are expected to stick around and what officials fear may happen next. >> first a live look downtown. very, very pretty, but ava has your insta-weather plus forecast next. stay with us, "11 news sunday morning" is just getting started.
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>> california is getting another blast of strong winds after last week's winds knocked out power cross -- across the state. >> nbc's george lewis reports more dry santa ana winds are forecast through tuesday bringing an increased risk of wild fires. >> thousands of people in southern california woke up to chainsaws this morning. one limb landing in rob stafford's back yard. >> it was scary. the winds were how long pretty good, and then when it crashed. >> across the west, the unusually high winds that
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started wednesday night have left a trail of destruction in their wake. trees tumbling into homes, power lines downed, affecting hundreds of customers. >> the question on the minds of a lot of people in these neighborhoods is, when will this mess be cleaned up? that's a hard one to answer, especially because there is more high wind in the forecast. that's the last thing we need around here. one big concern is the risk of brush fires whipped up by the winds. to head off brush problems, crews have been sent into fire prone areas. >> as we head into late sunday night, overnight monday, we will find strong gusty winds into portions of arizona. >> on the california-nevada border, these surfers took advantage of the wind to ride the waves in normally placid lake tahoe. the folks in this alta dena neighborhood bonded them closer together.
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>> everyone is going to help each other out. that's the name of the game. >> in the midst of the destruction, everyone is counting their blessings. >> the roof didn't get touched. we have a tree that could have easily come down on the house. >> as around the clock clean-up continues this weekend. >> george lewis, nbc news, pasadena, california. >> good morning. we'll start you off with a view of the skycam. may run into areas of fog outside the city. the sun will be coming up at 7:10, and it is currently a chilly 25 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. the winds are calm. the temperatures are cold. but without the winds, i don't think you will feel the worst of that cold weather as long as you are bundled up as we head out this morning. jackets are definitely a necessity. it is 39 in annapolis. 32 in college park. 27 in frederick, and 28 degrees out in western maryland, in
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frostburg. in ocean city, it was a cold start to the day. the light winds, again that is a recipe to allow temperatures to drop down. we have sunshine today. temperatures should be bouncing back. although there may be a few steady clouds to start off the day, we won't see the clouds built in toward the later half of the afternoon. the high-pressure system will bring in quiet weather, and a storm system is eventually approaching. storm system making its way into the plains where it has showers up to michigan. back side of this, there has been snow reported, even out toward the midwest. it looks like this will be the case of the upper tier of the nation as a cold system comes in, and this will eventually move our way the next couple days. we put the futurecast in motion so you see how the storm will play out. you get more clouds building in today. really, the real action is building back into areas like ohio and indiana this afternoon.
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keep in mind, cleveland, the rain starts to push in through the early part of the day -- game, and they could have rain throughout the game. as for baltimore there is a good chance for rain monday into tuesday and the heaviest rain tuesday into wednesday as the actual front finally starts to push its way toward our area. as i mentioned, the cleveland forecast and the refs playing there today. we do have temperatures pretty chilly starting off around 53 for the start. mid 40's toward the end. rain showers are a possibility at any time throughout the game. back into baltimore, we have cloudy skies as we go into the night. not as cold. we drop down to 42 in the city, and 32 out toward the suburbs. forecast like this. a chance for rain monday night. better chance for rain tuesday and wednesday. better chans chance for rain tuesday with a high chance for rain. mid 40's by friday. >> it was definitely a beautiful sight on the waters in downtown baltimore. it was the 24th annual parade of
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boats. boats decked out in bright lights lined up and sailed through the inner harbor last night. the boats were judged and awarded prizes in areas such as best in illuminated. many people were also asked to bring a donation for the toys for tots program. >> it is beautiful, and so unusual, too. >> coming up, an unusual combination of fish and video games. why both are supposedly good for the brain. >> and how the ipad is helping doctors provide quality service to cancer patients. >> plus, send a letter to santa the old fashioned way, coming up.
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>> pfizer has a staten drug that lowers left roll. it -- they receive $11 billion a year. they get them a month's supply. they could be cheaper than the generic option. >> the use of ipads in norway is providing better treatment for patients. ipads are upuploading information about patients to their ipads. they say one of the new challenges for health care is supplying care to patients with fewer workers. >> video games and fish are good for your game according it a new study.
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fm violent behavior was less active in men who played a violent game once a day. just once. fish raises the amount of gray matter which is a sign of a healthy brain. >> 11% of kids do not have the required shots to attend school. 1-20 kinder garteners are skipping vaccines. alaska's opt-out rate% -- is 9%. >> the chicken pox. they say before the vaccine was
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introduced for kids over 1, infants were four times more likely to die from the disease. experts say cases in kids younger than 12 month have declined by 90% since then. >> don't go away. we have much more news coming up next. first a look at events going on around town this weekend. [ woman ] hmm...game day party idea
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if you're serving bread honey, then serve it. grands! dinner ideas made easy. >> trains are popular and at the b & o railroad is giving people more to do for the holiday season. >> gigantic nutcrackers greet you in the historic 1880 round house at the b.n.o. holiday museum. here you can learn the history of trains, visit the new civil war exhibit, and discover why trains and christmas time go hand-in-hand. >> it is a tradition in maryland. train gardens in particular are unique to this area. they started out in fire houses and grew until everyone underneath their tree had a train garden. that tradition has continued. that is one of the things our festival of trains shows.
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>> there is a new train layout every week through the holidays. kids can send a letter to santa the old fashioned way, by train. there are weekend train rides with santa and frosty. >> you can get your picture taken with frosty. >> and moved in for the winter months is the train carrousel. it is not just for kids. you can ride it, too. >> bring in a new unwrapped gift and get your trip to the railroad museum half off. and a first-time exhibit dedicated to late governor william donald schaefer. you can see his personal ornaments, his first toy as a young boy, and his toy train. >> when he was a little boy, his grandfather game gave him a train set. you can tell they why well loved, and well used. these are unique because they date from the 1920's and up through the 1930's. >> and kerry, your son is 3
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right. >> yes. >> they have a whole new section where you can sit and watch them play, too. >> the time now is 33 degrees on tv hill. take a look at our top stories. a stabbing in annapolis. >> and we'll hear from residents displaced after a fire rips through a north baltimore office. >> and a chilly day throughout the mid-atlantic.
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>> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for waking up with us today. >> we'll get to our top stories in just a minute. you can get outside, do some things. >> already starting off in the upper 20's. we're a little below normal, but it will not be as bad into the afternoon. i want to shoy temperatures across the mid-atlantic. we are at the colder spots now. 29 at b.w.i. marshall.
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32 in ocean city. 37 in new jersey. 46 in new york city scomprks 39 up into the eastern part of pennsylvania up toward areas like scanton. we're one of the colder spots right now. as you go into the afternoon, we'll warm into the mid 50's. we'll see sunshine earlier on, then afternoon clouds, and if won't be too bad today. we have changes in the seven-day. we'll detail that when we come back. >> taking a look at our top stories. a double stabbing on the 100 block of dock street. 22-year-old daniel harvermale of sandy spring and 38-year-old person from mount airy. both stable -- both in critical condition at the hospital. police do not have a suspect in custody. >> it was a welcome home in
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havre de grace. this is the first deployment for the unit but several members had been deployed in the past with other units. >> this is what it is all about. my son was just 2 years old, and that was 2 years ago. >> the unit, which has more than 165 members was based in havre de grace. >> today is the last day for a toll-free ride on maryland's interconnector. beginning tomorrow they will have to pay. the i.c.c. is maryland's price toll facility. the rate rises during peak hours and lowers during off-peak hours. the last mile is expected to be completed in 2014. >> some residents in north baltimore are picking up the pieces this morning after a three-alarm fire ripped through
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their apartment. we're told 58 units went up in flames leaving nearly 100 residents, many elderly, homeless. nadia randolph has more. >> in baltimore city, firefighters rushed to the scene. residents, many elderly, ran out of their apartment in a panic to find safety. >> i have bad knees and i had to come down those steps there one-by-one. >> police came down just before 11:00 friday night. once they arrived, they were met with heavy flames shooting from the four-story apartment building. >> and our fire alarm was going off. then i looked outside and i saw all these fire engines. i said to my wife, we better get out of here. >> frank has lived in these apartments 11 years and never saw a scene quite as surreal at his home. >> i said it looks like the baltimore city fire department is here. >> other residents took only the
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clothes on their back. >> i grabbed my pants, didn't even have my shirt on, didn't put shoes on, and rushed out. >> firefighters were able to knock out the flames, not before two large condos on the upper floors were burned out, leaving nearly 100 people to relocate. >> and the red cross is telling us those displaced from the fire are staying either with family or friends and in the meantime the cause of that fire remains under investigation. >> coming up, a big development in the sex abuse scandal at penn state. we'll hear from disgraced football coach jerry sandusky who in a lengthy interview talks about his contact with young boys. >> i'm rob roblin, looking for names for a new park. that story coming up. >> and a pleasant wrap-up for the weekend. but the workweek could get a little rocky. we'll teel
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>> good morning. we'll start you off with a live view from the skycam. 41 at the inner harbor. you can see it is still dark. we have city lights twinkling. mostly clear skies. the sun will be coming up at 7:10 this morning. right now the winds are mostly calm. so although the temperatures are all pretty chilly, i don't think it will feel as bad because you don't have the windchill in place. take a look at these temperatures across the states. 27 currently in frederick. as we step outside this morning, jackets are definitely a necessity, and you may have to scrape frost off your
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windshield. sunshine and a few high clouds passing by. high pressure system has brought us quiet weather yesterday. it still is the case as we go into the second half of your weekend. heavy rain falling in northern texas all the way up to the northern tier of michigan. snow fall in wisconsin and the u.p. of michigan. that's because cold air is coming in. fortunately as it heads our way, it will be a rain event. we're not talking snow just yet. can see how the storm will develop -- you can see how the storm will develop. we will see more clouds overnight as that storm continues to make its way toward our area.
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here's the forecast for the ravens this afternoon. they are at cleveland browns stadium. strong winds out of the south ahead of that storm. rain showers are a possibility, especially into the later half of the game. forecast across the state today, we stay dry in the mountains. 55 along the eastern shore. 54 for the highs here in baltimore. tonight not as cold. we are dropping to 42 in the city. i think when you stay above the freezing mark, tonight in baltimore we will have more clouds that help keep the temperatures a little warmer. the forecast shows the storm comes in monday night through tuesday. we could have pain rain left over wednesday, and on thursday most of the rain passes to the south. the high with a big change in
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temperatures. 45 by next freeway. >> do you ever wonder where they got the names for parks in our area and who gets to pick those names? rob roblin has the story. >> as the westminster area grows, so does the need for more parks. they plan to turn this area into a park. >> this property became available about a year and a half ago. >> usually the county will pick a new name. this year they are doing something different. if you have an idea for a name contact carroll county parks &
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recreation. >> we have always named parks ourselves. and i guess that seems a little selfish, when you think about it. this raises awareness about the fact that the park is happening, and also gets some input. we want some good creative nakse names suggested by the public. >> area residents think it is a good idea. >> it is a place to feel free and exercise and enjoy time as a family together. >> i think it is great and wonderful. it is always nice for the kids to have an area for the kids to play and moms to have an outlet for the kids' energy. >> the park should be finished in a year and a half. >> any names so far? >> we are trying to keep a tight lid on it. >> you're not going to tell me the names?
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>> no, not one of them. >> even if i keep asking. >> we invite you to come back in march when we make the announcement. >> rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> westminster is my hood. i'll have to come up with a name, too. >> how about the rob roblin park. >> there should be a park named after rob. i agree. >> coming up, why the federal government is now fining virginia tech four years after the shootings there. >> and what does coach jerry sandusky have to say about penn state? this is something you will not want to miss. >> here is a look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
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>> a shooting at virginia tech has left 33 people dead, and now the police are fining the campus for not alerting the police quickly enough. they say virginia state violated a law on timely warnings. virginia tech said they acted appropriately and will appeal their case before an administrative judge on wednesday. >> this morning we're getting a closer look at the man behind the alleges -- allegations of sexual impropriety at penn state.
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jerry sandusky. >> this week jerry sandusky is speaking out. >> i didn't do those things. >> the embattled assistant coach facing charges of sexual abuse. he sat down with "new york times" reporter joe becker. >> he's clearly trying to get his story out there. >> a part of that story, sandusky's story about what he did. he said the athletic director, facing perjuryy charges in the case, approached him with concerns, but it never went farther. . >> i don't know that he didn't know. i know he never said anything to me. >> he is -- talks about being upset he's been fired after this whole thing.
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>> another regret, how he answered this thing -- question. >> are you sexually attracted to under-aged boys. >> am i sexually attracted to under-aged boys? sexually attracted? i'm sitting here saying -- i enjoy spending time with young people. i enjoy spending time with people. >> but since the charges and the controversy, these days sandusky spends most of his time with his dog beau. jay gray, state college, pennsylvania. >> i'm pete gilbert. coming up in sports, joe flacco talks about the evolution of his team. he said it is a young teem. and he said don't worry about the fact they haven't won on the
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road. >> i'm kim dacey.
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>> happy game day to everybody. hope you enjoyed your mini bye week. time to get back to work for the ravens on the road. they have won 6 in a row overall, and joe flacco has enjoyed himself rather immensely. he's 6-0 in his career against cleveland browns. the run defense is a bit suspect. expect them to be on the ground
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a little more, especially trying to figure out how to get this within against this team on the road. joe flacco talked about that this week. >> people want to say we have had nothing down season. we are 8-3. there is nobody getter than us in the afc right now. so to say we have had nothing down season, i don't think is correct. we haven't played bl well against some teams that people would expect us to beat. we have worked on being more consistent. i said all along, we will get better and better as the year goes on, and that's what we're working toward. >> go ahead and beat cleveland today. you won't have to worry about going on the road. we will break down exactly what happened. we'll see you then. >> it is a decades old tradition that the american transit administration says every year
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about this time -- >> yes, they turn one of their buses into a holiday wonderland. it's one u fun to see. >> ho, ho, ho. merry christmas, everybody. >> santa is moonlighting behind the annual holiday bus. from now until december 22nd, they will offer candy canes in addition to a decktive at -- decorative atmosphere. >> it put a smile on my face to see the elves. >> did it pick me up? it picked me up. i was looking for rudy up there. >> i like it. it is something that i have never seen before. i like it. >> and one of the best surprises
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for these lucky patrons, a ride on the holiday bus is free. >> it is a small thank you. just the thought of a free ride on a bus, to hop on a bus, see santa claus and then be told you don't have to pay a fare that day, it is a joy. >> it is going to make my day probably the rest of the week, the rest of the month. i think it was a great idea. >> the bus runs monday through friday from 7:0 to 4:30, but it is up to santa which route he takes each day. >> i guess it was santa's decision. >> i didn't know he could drive a bus along with everything else. >> ds 35 degrees here on -- it is 35 degrees here on tv hill. >> occupy baltimore take a look at their movement. >> herman cain suspends his run
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for the white house. >> with santa driving a bus, does that mean rudolph is out of a job? >> we'll have a look at the forecast when we come back. >> chilly temperatures coming up. stay tuned.
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>> we at wbal-tv 11 news have a campaign to provide toys and clothing for our most disadvantaged children. in addition to the life and ornaments on dozens of beautiful area trees and corporate offices, there are 6,000 angels bearing the names of local children and families. last year, angel tree gift donations provided 24,000 gifts. you can brighten the season for a less fortunate family by selecting an angel of your choice from a tree, purchase the item listed on the angel, and return the unwrapped gift to the mall or site where the angel was selected. the salvation army will ensure that your gift reaches the intended child by christmas. if you are pressed for time you can make a monetary donation at the site or call 1-800-sal-army. for more details, go to
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>> good morpg. welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm kerry cavanaugh. first let's look outside with ava. it is not bad for december. >> it is not. i know we expect that in the morning hours. to have dry weather for the weekend and get out shopping and put out christmas decorations, we could use this dry weather now. that's what we have now for part two. we expect temperatures to be cold to start. it is 30 right now at b.w.i. marshall. we have mostly calm winds and a few clouds in the sky. with more sunshine into the afternoon, we expect it to warm up into the mid 50's. the big recipe here is we have southerly winds from the south which will help usher in warmer weather.
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the winds coming out ahead of our next storm system. when we come back, we'll detail the forecast. >> thousands of people are participating in the. >> nearly 100 participants occupy the movement at the st. john's methodist church in baltimore to take part in the organization's first panel discussion saturday evening. it is the two-month anniversary of the occupy baltimore movement. >> to commemorate that movement,
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we want to recognize people who have been allies to the movement. >> but there is also concern about the longevity of its camp located in the inner harbor. a site where hundreds of occupy baltimore protesters have set up. >> we always have to be open to the possibility that we are going to get swept out of the square. >> a few days ago, baltimore city officials denied protester 's request. the city will remove the protesters at a time of its choosing. >> if it happens, it happens. >> occupy participants are confident when that time comes, the city will not endure the violent evacuations which occurred in other major cities. >> i think they will be given decent notice, and to let those museum that want to go, go. >> occupy baltimore hopes to have more panel discussions throughout the city in the future. reporting from the inner harbor, nadia randolph, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> three people including a pregnant woman are recovering after a car accident saturday afternoon. it is unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash in edgewater. a 24-year-old pregnant woman was ejected from one of the vehicles. she was flown to shock trauma with serious injuries. two others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries as well. >> a hit-and-run accident in towson that sent a pedestrian to the hospital. it happened in the 8700 block of lockraven boulevard. a 28-year-old man was found injury at the ramada inn after being hit. last seen traveling southwound toward the baltimore line. >> james kelly, the president of mount st. joseph's has died. church officials say he died at
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his residence. he suffered from prostate cancer. he came to mount st. joseph's where he became the second longest serving president. he was 64 years old. his funeral was set for tuesday december 6 at 10:30 at the cathedral of mary our queen on north charles street in baltimore. squa are >> hovepafter -- >> herman cain is suspending his campaign. brian mooar has the story in our "commitment 2012" report. >> herman cain's run for the white house is over. >> i am suspending my presidential campaign. gentlemen was undone by allegations of sexual harassment and a long-term affair, but
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blames the media. >> false accusations about me continue. they have side-tracked and distracted my ability to present solutions to the american people. >> cain's wife stood behind him literally. >> i am at peace with my wife and she is at peace with me. [cheers and applause] >> the announcement stunned cain supporters. >> i really thought he was going to come out fighting. i'm disappointed that he's not. >> i understand the stress a family could go through with all the accusations and every monday wondering what's coming next. >> but cain vowed he will push ahead with plan b. >> i am not going to be silenced, and i'm not going away. >> if he can't be president, cain said he wants to be a voice for the american people. with iowa and new hampshire just
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weeks away, the others will have to work feverishly to pick up cain supporters. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> presidential candidate ron paul said he will not participate in an upcat coming debate moderated by donald trump. paul describes trump as a reality tv personality and said trump's role as moderator will be a distraction from the issues. >> every homecoming from war is memorable. yesterday a national guard troop returned to havre de grace, and it was a welcome met with hugs and gratitude. >> when you have been waiting for months for your loved ones to come home, it seems like those last few minutes may just be the hardest. >> nervous, excited. just filled with joy and just so happy it is over.
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i am so happy he's coming home. i'm happy this deployment is over, and i'm just ready for life to get back to normal. >> more than 165 members of the national guard's 1729 field support maintenance company returned home so ready for this moment. >> 1729, dismissed! >> this national guard unit deployed back in february and returned home early because of the december 31 deadline to withdraw all u.s. troops. >> i want to thank obama for sending all these troops home. i'm glad every one of them came home safe and sound, and everyone have a nice day. >> a nice day indeed. >> how are you doing, sir? >> file i'm feeling good right now. i'm in a very good mood. >> it is awesome. >> why is it awesome? >> because he can spend time with me now. >> how has the past year been for you now. >> long. that's all i have to say about
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it, long. >> i don't want to be anywhere else but with my kids. >> a wish granted in time for christmas. home early, but clearly not a moment too soon. >> deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> i'm so happy with all those families. congressman elijah cummings will be our guest today. if you have a question for him you can e-mail questions to sundayquestions@www.wbaltv.com. >> the time now is 6:06. it is 33 degrees here on tv hill. >> outraged, a woman stricken with cancer speaks out. what she had to say coming up. >> i'm rob roblin. how are you christmas trees looking this year? that story coming up. >> first a live look outside. ava has your insta-weather plus forecast after the break. don't go away. the droid razr by motorola.
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>> it is a beautiful sight on the water as the 24th annual parade of boats floated by. the boats were judged and awarded prizes in areas such as best illuminated. the boats were also asked to
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bring toys for the toys for tots program. >> good morning. starting you off with a live view from the skycam. the sun will not be up for another hour. 42 at the inner harbor. winds calm. we don't have the windchill. if you have a jacket ready, it shouldn't feel too bad. let's look at temperatures across the state. it is cold in ocean city. 34 and 32 in georgetown. we have 40 degrees in annapolis and 32 in college park. it is in the 30's as we head into the western tier of maryland. these temperatures are slowly going to bounce back. we still have that high pressure system in control that's bringing sunshine across the state. once the sun comes up, we see a few high passing clouds. other than that, it looks like
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clouds will be passing in as we head into the afternoon. that's coming in out ahead of our next storm system, one of which you can see is bringing rain from texas all the way up into wisconsin on the back side of this. there was snow in the midwest. it looks like a lot of that is startling to taper down. it looks like cold air will come in behind the storm system. for us, we'll see a warm-up, and then we have that chance for rain once the storm does start to pass by us. now cleveland is going to be in the midst of this today. that storm system already affecting them. we have rain showers likely throughout the day. rain showers a possibility as the ravens play. it looks like the game starts at 4:05. rainy weather could be a problem. we'll also have strong winds out of the south. 10 to 20 miles per hour. kick-off temperature around 53. dropping into the mid 40's toward the end. you can see cleveland is in the midst of that rain through the day and afternoon as well. as for baltimore, we stay mostly dry today. a few increasing clouds. we have a better chance for rain
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late monday into tuesday as that storm system really starts to head our way. the forecast today, expect temperatures around 54 in baltimore. 58 for southern maryland. sunshine to start on off. we'll see the clouds into the afternoon. winds light from the south today, but they will be mostly calm overnight, but not quite as cold. seven-day forecast, mostly calm into tuesday. warm up with 60 on tuesday, then a significant drop-off by the end of the week. temperatures only in the 40's. >> we have all been talking about it. it is hard to believe that it is already december, december 4 today. you probably noticed all the christmas tree lots springing up around the area. prices haven't changed much from last year. >> thanksgiving is over. it is that time of year to start looking for your christmas tree.
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>> if you sell christmas trees, how is the price going to affect you? >> this past weekend was outstanding. it has been the best weekend we have had in years. >> they are a little cheaper, but one of the main things is ability to decorate. >> they say larger trees are selling. they are buying the big trees. like the eight-foot and more. and the 12 footers. >> over at seder hill tree lot, mike shannon says -- >> if anything, they are going
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with the cheaper ones. then not the ones this year. that's about it. >> everyone will tell you that the prices for the most part are about the same as they were last year. all the wet weather this fall should make for some healthy christmas trees. >> it is a great year for trees with rain. >> rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> check out the baby on the tree. >> share your holiday locals. >> coming up, the top-selling tax software has a new live feature. it will hopefully draw customers and see you in consumer alert. >> doctors advise her to cancer
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her trip. a local won woman's fight with the airline company after they refused to refund her ticket based on the fact she has cancer. >> jerry sandusky speaks out for the first time on penn state and his feelings toward former coach joe paterno.
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>> in "consumer alert" a new feature with turbo tax. the service can answer questions for free and runs through april. 24 million people filed taxes using that software this year. >> job cuts still hurting the majority of those laid off. it looks like a jort of the
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christmas tradition. for that we go to deborah kostroun and the "weekend bloomberg business report." >> overall it was a good week for the economy. the unemployment rate dropped to a two-year low. we also got a slough of economic reports in a mega-rally. we saw some nice gains with major averages. >> well, the economic recovery may be tugging along, but the majority of americans laid off by the recession are still feeling the impact. a new report by rutgers university shows 93% of those layed off, including those already rehired are still trying to recover. fortunately 26% of those trying to bounce back say they have been wrecked or devastated by the recession. >> meantime, big news broke in the wireless industry and it could shake things up. they were once mortal enemies, but now verizon will change the way we buy internet and pay tv services. the deal with time-warner
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comcast will allow cable companies to offer wireless services to their customers using verizon's network. analysts say this is a game-changer for the industry. >> you already order your gifts online, how about your christmas tree? in these tech zahavi times fewer people are chopping down christmas trees and offering to buy them online as target, costco, and k-mart will deliver them to your door. 1/3 of people still choose to cut down their own tree. i'm deborah kostroun with the "bloomberg on the weekend business report." >> speedos latest line of swimsuits. the athletes are working to develop suits that are still comfortable while making athletes more comfortable. the company developed goggles and swim caps to provide the swimmers with a seamless feel when they mit the water.
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>> we obviously have to feel comfortable. i mean, i know you can say with all of us, that we're comfortable. we think we can swim fast, and it is going to help us. >> swim wear is not just available for olympians. the company says it is now available online for purchase. please don't go away, we have much more news coming up. first a look at events going on around town this weekend.
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>> a woman diagnosed with cancer learned a change in plans could cost her a few thousand thrars. >> a 53-year-old survived aggressive breast cancer in 2008 and appeared to be cancer free. >> i went to my oncologist and he said i hope you are planning for retirement. you are doing well. >> she celebrated the news by booking her dream vacation, a trip with her husband and three family members. four months before she was scheduled to go, stomach pains led to a terrible revelation. >> i had what i thought was a gastrointestinal illness. and it turned out to be cancer back, incurable. i found out about that on my
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53rd birthday. >> there was a problem. she had spent over $4,000 on nonrefundable plane tickets. >> we usually get travel insurance. this time we didn't. i think we were so hopeful and excited we just thought this time we will not need it. >> she spent a month trying to convince u.s. airways to return the fare. they offered a voucher to use another time. an option she considered outrageous for a terminally ill cancer patient. she expressed her frustration to friends and spread the story over facebook. tuesday night the airline changed their course and offered mccain her money back. >> it made me angry. one thing a cancer patient doesn't need is stress brought on by cancer, especially when it is unnecessary. i mean, if they had done the right thing at the beginning, i wouldn't have had to experience this stress.
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>> it is unclear why u.s. airways reversed their position. we wish her the best. she certainly has a great outlook on the whole thing and she's doing all she can to fight this. >> a tough situation. it really is. >> the time is 6:24. coming up, a look at our top stories, including news on a double stabbing in annapolis. >> and a free ride object a major maryland road is almost over. toll prices on the interconnector. >> temperatures chilly to start off the day. coming up, i'll tell you why the winds are going to help us warm up into the afternoon. stay tuned. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable
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>> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us today. we'll get to our top stories in just a minute. first a check outside. the sun is coming up. it is gorgeous. >> it is beautiful out. we have had nice weather over the weekend. it is chilly. >> sunshine.
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holiday shopping. good day for that. the sun will be coming up in another 40 minutes. you can start to see it peeking over the horizon now. the winds are mostly calm. they will be trailing out of the south today. that's really the one iningredient we need to warm up even more. we'll get into the mid 50's because the sutherly wind will bring in that warmer air. a few clouds arrive by the afternoon, but earlier on, that changes in the seven-day. we'll detail that when we come back. >> taking a look at our top stories, annapolis police are investigating a double stabbing. if happened early saturday morning. police have identified the victims as 2 -year-old of daniel havermale and another victim. both are in stable but serious condition. a suspect is not in custody. >> a warm welcome home for members of an army national guard troop for maryland.
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the field support manges company deployed to iraq earlier this year. the unit returned home early because of a deadline to withdraw all u.s. troops in iraq bied end of december. it was the first deployment for the unit. several members have been deployed in the past. >> it is a good feeling to be back. it was worth it. this is what it is all about. it's what i deployed the first time i did. my son was just 2 years old. that was just a few years ago. >> the unit which has more than 165 members is based in havre de grace. >> today is the last day for a toll-free ride on the interconnector. tomorrow tolls will have to be paid. the i.c.c. is maryland's first varblee toll facility meaning the rates rise during peak hours and lowers during off-peak hours. the last mile of the 18-mile roadway is expected to be complete in 2018.
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>> former penn state coach jerry sandusky is trying to defend himself in an interview and in print. >> and the latest in california as residents brace for more santa ana winds even as they continue to clean up. >> and when i come back i'll explain why california is seeing so much wind and why it is calm here. here. i'll detail [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable
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>> california is getting another blast of winds. residents are tired of cleaning up and many people have lost power. >> as george lewis reports, more dry santa ana winds. the forecasters predicting more risk of wild fires.
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>> hundreds woke into the sound of train saws this morning. crews brought down near hurricane force winds. one of them landing in rob stafford's back yard. >> it was scary. the winds were howling. then when it crashed. >> the unusually high winds left a trail of destruction in their wake. power lines downed, affecting hundreds of thousands of customers. the question on the minds of a lot of these people is when will these trees be cleaned up? and that's the last thing they need around here. one big concern is the risk of brush fires.
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>> as you head into late sunday night, monday, you will find another gust coming into southern california and nevada even into portions of the southwest. >> these surfers took a chance to ride the waves in normally palacity -- placid lake tahoe. in the midst of the destruction, many are counting their blessings. >> trees could have easily come down on the house. >> as around the clock clean-up continues. george lewis, nbc news.
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>> you can see the sun peeking over the horizon. winds are mostly come. winds are mostly calm. temperatures are chilly. even 39 in annapolis. as you step outside the morning, many temperatures are at or below freezing. we are going to bring sunshine today. with the high pressure system, the winds are mostly light. winds from the south bringing in warmer temperatures. keep keeping an eye on rain
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showers. a big old powerful commed front heads our way. this will be moving in back toward the workweek. very interesting, we talked about the wind damage out in california, high pressure is the cause of that. while high pressure causes calm weather there, it allows the wind to funnel in down through los angeles. as we get the winds funneling in, it speeds up. that is what is causing all that active weather. another round of active weather. cloudy and chilly. that front approaching out of the south 10 or 20 miles per hour. take-off around 53 to the 40's toward the end of the game. those rains will make it feel chilly. throughout the day into the night as well.
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baltimore has a better chance to see rain as the front makes its way over the mountains into the mid-atlantic. the forecast looking to be another beautiful one, especially early on. you'll have sunshine and i few clouds. a few more clouds clouds start to build in by the afternoon. low 50's out in the western mountains. tonight another chilly one. maybe not as cold as it has been the past couple mornings. we dro drop down to 42 in the inner harbor. light winds overnight. now the seven-day forecast, we have changes. rain late monday, rainy weather tuesday and wednesday. maybe showers left over the southern tier of the state tuesday. behind this all, a big drop in the temperature from 50 degrees on tuesday down to 45 on friday. >> thanks, ava. becoming a published author not an easy thing to do. but one perry hall teenager has done it, and before she has a high school diploma. kim dacey introduces her. >> anna has loved creative
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writing as long as she can remember. >> i love imagining these things. when you are a kid, you have this imagination, and for people like me, it never goes away. >> she could come up with creative ideas from a very young age. it was something we knew we needed to feed and give her the room to be as creative as she wants to be. zpw are >> it worked. her book, jack the clown, was published in july. it is loosely based on the ners nursery rhyme jack & jill. jack comes to life and takes mary on an adventure through toyland. >> i sent in an unfinished manuscript for a novel i started writing. i told them i had other children's books that were ready. i showed it to them and they thought it was a good idea, so
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they decided to get it published. >> since then she has done two book signings and watched her book go up on barnes & noble. she has accomplished becoming a published author before graduating high school. >> when i hearthat i thought, that's a big goal. i was afraid, would that really become a reality for her? but she's very courageous and she goes after what she wants. >> anna hopes to publish more books in a jack the clown series and eventually become a novelist. for now she is celebrating this part of her dream. >> i feel it is unreal. it is expected to happen. you think about it and dream about it. you think maybe one day it will happen. >> anna plans to go to college in the fall. she's applying now. she wants to major in, what else, creative writing. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. gentleman that's --
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>> that's one young lady. she should start a series. then she'll spr a life-long career. >> four years after the shooting at virginia tech the federal government is suing the college. >> and jerry sandusky tries to set the record straight in his first-down interview since accusations. >> first eye look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
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>> it has been fourers since the shooting at virginia tech, and now the government is fining the school $55,000 for not alerting the police soon enough after the shooting spree. they say they violated federal law. virginia tech said it will be appealing that case. >> the man at the center of the child sexual assault laws at penn state jerry is not dusky shares his thoughts on the allegations and former head coach joe paterno. >> this weekend jerry sandusky is speaking out. >> i didn't do those things. >> the man with 40 charges of
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sexual abusecat sat down with a reporter. >> he is trying to get his story out there. >> part of his story is what penn state knew about the allegations and what they did. he said tim curlie approached him with concerns but never went further. >> he didn't take my keys. i still have my keys. >> and he says joe paterno never discussed the issue. >> i don't know that he didn't know. he never said nothing anything. >> he talked about being very upset he had been fired as a result of this. >> in his only other interview since the accusations of abuse. >> are you sexually attracted to young boys, under-aged boys? >> am i sexually attracted to under-aged boys? >> yes.
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>> sexually attracted? i'm sitting here saying what in the world is this question. right, i enjoy -- that's what i was trying to say. i enjoy spending time with young people. i enjoy spending time with people. >> since the charges and the controversy these days, jerry sandusky spends most of his time with his dog. >> more news coming up on "11 news sunday morning." >> i'm pete gilbert. coming up in sports, towson's first trip to the fcs playoffs. plus state championships up for grabs at m&t stadium. those stories straight ahead. >> i'm rob roblin. the baltimore ravens help make over a football field in east baltimore. baltimore. that story coming up.
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>> towson football team turned around. this year they have won a total of nine games. they earned a berth into the playoffs. in fact, a buy in the -- bye hosting a playoff game.
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they have a good team. tied at 17. third quarter, now tied at 34. grant anders in the red zone. q.b. draw. up 31-24. same score. why not? works. tied at 31. back and fourth p tigers, next drive. anders after a pump fake. 3738-31 towson. arguably the best qub in all of fcs. tied at 38. tigers backed up. in his own end zone. lee high won the fwame 40-38.
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fwreat season comes to an end. >> m&t stadium. talking with dunbar first. title game against perryville. breaking free and in. two-point conversion good. third quarter panthers. bowling his way down to the 12. down to the one yard line. fourth and goal. sherod was the keeper. had nowhere to go. too big up front. dunbar would roll from there. look at the three-a final last night. hill looking for a third state championship in five years.
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>> tied the game at seven. river hill took over from there. great leap and grab. 43 yards. same quarter. there goes wells. 65 yards. untouched. 21-7. river hill. didn't even think about a rally. >> 43-6. that's a look at sports. i'm pete gilbert. we'll see you with the ravens and the browns tonight. see you then. >> it was a rec football field where a lot of the ravens learned to love football. >> and the team future stars can
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now play. rob roblin takes us there. >> thanks to the baltimore ravens, livings classrooms, and the city of baltimore, there is a newly rep vated football field here in east baltimore. >> the newly renovated city springs will be a beautiful place to play for these youngsters. >> perfect. i like it. >> it will be bigger for me. wide receiver. touch passes from the quarterback right here. >> it is very nice because of the amount of schools that can have a football field. >> with grants from the baltimore ravens, the city, and living classrooms, the kids in east baltimore will have a full-sized regulation football field to play on. >> this is going to be a tremendous tool to help for educational attainment and the social emotional development of young people. >> i think the community really appreciatited it. this is a great, great day.
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even though it is raining, sunshine in all of our hearts for what they are doing for our kids. >> this is a wonderful thing for baltimore city. >> the opening ceremonies were moved inside. once it started raining this morning, along with ravens players, there were also some baltimore colts ravens here. >> i think the community comes and supports us. we owe it to them to come and support them as well. >> as kids i was able to come outside and play. anything i can do to support that, i will. >> the whole idea is to give these youngsters a place to play football and a start on a productive and meaningful life. >> saying, hey, you can be doing the same thing i'm doing one day. hang in there, and learn to love
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one another. >> rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> time now is 6:53. 32 degrees on tv hill. here's a look ahead to our next hour of "11 news sunday morning." >> high-end pepper for flood blood flow? at 7:17 we look at alternative recommend disfor treatments. >> don't let the holidays get you worked up. how to minimize stress at 7:39. >> plus more news, weather, and sports when "11 news sunday morning" continues.
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>> good morning. welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm fran frafpblet lisa has the weekend off. >> and i'm kerry cavanaugh. it is a nice weekend to get your tree, isn't it? >> it is a nice weekend. put up your holiday decorations. we have mostly fair weather. that's something we can look forward to this time of year. 32 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. the sun is starting to come up over the horizon. it will rise about 10:00 in morning. mostly calm winds. but those will swing out of the south throughout the day, and those southerly winds with highs throughout the mid 60's. sunshine earlier on and clouds into the afternoon. those clouds, because we have a storm system on the way. we'll time that out when we come back in the seven-day forecast. >> our big story this morning,
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occupy baltimore is look at what it has accomplished and where it needs to go. >> a movement to end what supporters call corporate tyranny. >> nearly 100 participants packed the meeting room at st. john's methodist church to take part in the first panel discussion saturday evening. >> participants and supporters discuss the past, present, and future of the movement. the night was also to celebrate the two-month anniversary of the occupation movement in baltimore. to sort of commemorate that anniversary, what we wamented to do was to get people together, those folks that have been directly involved in on the ground organizing, but also people who have been allies to the movement. >> while many spoke about the progress the movement has made in baltimore, there are also concerns about the longevity of
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its camps, a site where hundreds of baltimore -- organize baltimore protesters have been set up. >> we have to be open to the possibility we will be swept ute of the square. protesters were denied to -- >> occupy baltimore protesters were not receive a permit. they are confident they will not endure the violent evacuations that occurred in other cities. >> i think they should be given decent notice and let those people who want to go, go. >> occupy baltimore hopes to have more panel discussions at the city. nadia from randolph, wbal-tv 11 news. >> rescue crews were called to solomons island road in edgewater.
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it is unclear how many vehicles were involved in the crash. a 24-year-old pregnant woman was ejected from her car and flown to shock tramia. a 52-year-old woman and 45-year-old man were taken to anne arundel medical center with non-life-threatening injuries. >> a hit-and-run sent a pedestrian to the hospital on lockraven boulevard last night. a 20-year-old man was found injured near the ramada inn after being hit. the car is described as a silver or gray nissan last seen traveling southbound on lockraven toward the baltimore city line. >> president of baltimore hospital has died. he suffered from prostate cancer. he came to mount st. joseph's in 2001 from kentucky. brother james kelly was 64 years
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old. his funeral is set for cathedral of mary our queen in north baltimore at 10:00 30. >> the field of presidential candidates got smaller. herman cain announced he is suspending his campaign with a report that he carried on a 13-year affair. he's out, but vowing he's not finished on the public stage. brian mooar has that story in our "commitment 2012" report. >> herman cain is suspendsing his run for the white house. he blames the media and the political establishment. >> false accusations about me continue. they have sidetracked and distracted myable to prept solutions to the american people.
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>> cain's wife stood behind him literally. >> i am at peace with my wife, and she is at peace with me. [cheers and applause] >> the announcement stunned cain supporters. y really thought he would come out fighting, and i'm disappointed that he's not. >> i understand the stress that a family can go through with all of the accusations and every monday wondering what's coming next. >> but cain vowed he will push ahead with plan b. >> i am not going to be silenced, and i'm not going away. >> if he can't be present, cain said he wants to be a voice in the campaign. other campaigns will have to work feverishly to pick up cain supporters. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> republican presidential candidate ron paul said he will not participate in an upcoming
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debate moderated by donald trump. paul describes trump as a reality tv personality and says trump's role as moderator will be a distraction. >> every homecoming is emotional and now this is historic with the december 30 deadline to withdraw troops. yesterday a troop returned to havre de grace. >> when you have been waiting for months for your loved ones to come home, it seems those last few minutes may be the hardest. >> nerve yurks excited. just filled with joy and just so happy it is over. i'm so happy they are coming home. i'm happy this deployment is over, and i'm just ready for life to get back to normal. >> more than 165 members of the national guard's 1729 field support maintenance company returned home so ready for this
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moment. >> 1729, dismissed! [cheers and applause] >> this national guard unit returned home early because of the december 31 deadline to withdraw all u.s. troops. >> i want to thank obama for sending these troops home. i'm glad every one of them came home safe and sound. everyone have a nice day. >> a nice day indeed. >> how are you feeling sir? >> feeling good right now. it is a very good move. >> it is awesome. >> why? >> because daddy can spend time with me now. >> how has the past year been for you? >> long. that's all i have to say about it, long. >> a wish granted in time for christmas. home early, but clearly not a moment too soon. deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and we have a programming note to pass along. congressman elijah cummings will
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be our "q & a" guest. if you have a question, you can e-mail us to sundayquestions@www.wbaltv.com. >> the time right fow is 7:06. 32 degrees on tv hill. stress very common during the holiday season. coming up, how you can minimize all that stress. >> first, a good vie of the holidays. coming up, somebody who knows where to find them and what will be the hottest thing on your child's christmas list. >> first you are looking at a live picture from skycam. ava is up next with
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>> good morning. starting you off with a live view from the skycam. you can see the sun coming up. 31 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. 41 at the inner harbor, and winds mostly calm. it is a chilly start to the day. we have seen temperatures across the state mostly at freezing or below it. at least with the calm winds, we don't have the windchill to factor in as well. we do have mostly clear skies across the state. just a few clouds along the eastern shore. a few high clouds may push in throughout the day. other than that, we are expecting mostly dry weather. we have a high pressure system
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building in as we go into the afternoon. it looks like eventually we will be seeing a storm system move in as well. high pressure system moving in from the west. eventually a storm system moving in as well. you can see that storm system as we have the rain showers all the way from texas pushing into western ohio into lower michigan as well. behind this system we'll see much colder air. >> even at the ravens place, they start the game at 4:05. temperatures dropping into the 40's for the temperatures toward the latest har of the game. across the mid-atlantic, mainly in atlanta, expecting highs in
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the 50's. 54 for the highs. sunshine across the area earlier on. l the storm slowly heads our way. holiday shopping. new showers. we have the mayors annual parade happening in ham den. temperature in the 50's. a few more clouds coming into the sky. up to 60 by tuesday and down to the 40's by the end of the week. with that storm, a better chance for rain. late monday into tuesday maybe rain showers. wednesday as well. thursday most of the rain stays to our south. behind that we dry out, but again, chilly by the end of next
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week. >> the boat parade in baltimore. boats teched out -- decked out with lights also brought doe nages for toys for tots. >> can your kitchen cabinet reduce joint pain? therapy for those with ailments. >> and from creepy crawlers to a break through puzzle. >> plus how to get through your to-do list without having a meltdown. stay with us.
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>> 33 degrees on tv hill. in this morning's medical alert it is important that you explore a lot of different remedies when you have something that aails you. joining us this morning is a doctor here with natural remedies for different problems. what are we looking at here? everything from joint pain to the common cold? >> that is absolutely right. i have a selection here. these are from maddy. the two cough products are all natural and made with buck wheat honey and a selection of items available.
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pepper helps you increase circulation so you can bring that immune system to the area it needs to be addressed. >> is this a bill form? >> you can put it on your food. it may be something you would take as a beverage. >> how do they taste? >> they taste delicious. >> it doesn't taste that pep ri. >> ayian would be the -- ceyanne would be the last iningredient but it would be an important part of the recommend ti. >> i use it in cold and flu season. >> what it does, it helps you be
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alert for the various things around the block. >> we found out that doctors are getting wise to holistic approaches. >> i think the answer to that question is 40% of the american public is now using compliment ri and alternative medicine. as doctors and nurses see this coming in, they are using it, they are finding it effective and actually now beginning recommend it to their patients which is a wonderful thing for someone like me to see in the community of medical doctors. a -- a -- we have a holisfic
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pharmacy. we have acupuncture to massage therapy. we have something called neurofeedback coming in. we have a large studio which offers yoga and a variety of all natural. it is a wonderful thing. >> if anyone would like to see these products, would they find them online? >> matty's has their own web site. it is available online as well as anying from rite aid to wall greens to your local grocery stores. the community center has our own holistic pharmacy. >> thank you for being here. >> when we come back, the toys your kids want under the christmas tree this year. we have your list. first a look at events going on around town this weekend.
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>> every year there is a must-have dall. this year it is the leap pad explorer from leap frog. it is available on stores like walmart and get there early the
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day it arrives. a check on amazon shows several sellers who plan to sell it for twice the original retail price. we're joined by chris burns. >> there are other sellers out there. be patient. >> there are good alternatives. >> i know the magazines always show the hottest toys. >> we looked at more than 14 hookup hundred new toys. we're going to start here. this is called the hex bug larvae. they really are almost alive. people cannot stop watching them and playing with them. one of these is 14,99. it is hours of fun. you probably know the zhu-zhu
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pet. this is called zhufari. we have an elephant, a giraffe. really fun. the nice thing in this is nothing in the line is over $1999. really great delectibles. -- collectibles. they run around. >> now, this is the first tech logical puzzle. it is a traditional jigsaw puzzle that you make in glue. then it has a paper thing that pops out. i'll turn it around so i oh, you can see the demention on that. you glue it down p great family activity. three different levels. 14.99 and up. the zoo farry guide went off the table.
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most people make puzzles and display them. it is there is spider man. this is a collectible carbon. it has the 3-d car. it also has a stacked battle. you put these cars on top of one another, and you get a little animation in there. it is $6.99 and up. >> this is the basic starter. >> three different cards to start with. it gets more complex as they get better. >> we an arangutangment and a zeebra. what if we wanted to make a zeranutang? we can create different things.
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at the same time they are learning about different things. the legs and where it goes. >> that's a twist on potato head. >> it is a twist on potato head. they are cute looking. classic puzzle. you have the best line for this. you called this a labirynth in a sphere. this is a complex one. i have the easy one here. essentially what you have to do is get it to go around the track and not fall off the track as you go along. i did very well that time. >> did you actually do it? >> i never completed it. and the other thing is, it takes a long time. the kids are really quiet when they are doing it. >> if you are -- >> how much do these l cost? >> 19.99 to $24.99. so they are very reasonable. >> this is -- the red light.
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things flip over. >> it goes fast. >> this is about $39.99. we have seen a lot of these things on sale. >> it will definitely work. it has a different control, too, in case the light isn't working. >> when is this about to go -- what age is this good for? >> this is really 8 and up. we played with a lot of older guys that can teach us to do a lot of stunts. >> time to play mag.com. we have over 14 hundred hookup new videos up there, and they are going to sell out, even though they are getting more stock. >> chris fein, thank you.
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>> stay with us. we have much more news ahead. stay with us you are watching "11 news sunday morning."
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>> i'll call you back. we'll check outside with ava. it is shaking out pretty nice.
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>> chilly now. our temperatures have been offering near the freezing mark. currently below the freezing mark. we normally get our coldest temperatures, but winds are calm. that's going to add up to a beautiful forecast today. temperatures warm up into the mid 50's. that helps to warm things up. holiday shopping. that will change in the seven-day. we'll detail that when we come back. >> david gregory joins us now with a preview. >> good morning, jennifer. >> herman cain announcing he is out of the case. what does this mean for
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supporters? >> we have new polling, and we factored his suspending his campaign. we see how his support gets redistributed. it is hard to say if there is an immediate beneficiary. i think gingrich has been a beneficiary thus far. ron paul has improved as well. when it comes to an endorsement, herman cain and newt gingrich go back to the 1990's. they have been close in the course of the campaign. herman cain. >> this announcement comes when the president's support is down. he has not had a favorable approval rating.
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>> i don't think they are going to -- the marketplace. the recovery is going in the right direction. they can build on this. >> and what is coming up on your show today? >> we'll debate the 2012 campaign with david axelrod, the chairman of the republican committee. our political roundtable will break down this herman cain story, how he came to dropping out of the race. >> a lockup between romney and gingrich for the fight for the right of the republican party. >> things are getting
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interesting. thank you so much. don't forget to watch. you can watch "meet the press" later this morning at 10:00 following 11 news at 9:00 a.m. >> this morning we're getting a closer look at the man at the center of child sexual assault case and his views on coach paterno. >> gary sandusky is speaking out. >> i didn't do those things. >> the embattled penn state official facing 40 charges of sexual abuse sat down with reporters. >> he's trying to get his story out there. part of his story is what officials knew about the allegations and what they did.
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he says joe paterno approached him with concerns but never went further. >> i still -- >> sandusky says legend ri coach joe paterno never discussed the issue. >> i don't know that he didn't know. i know that he never said anything to me. >> he was very loyal still to coach paterno and very upset and talks about being very upset but being fired as a result of this whole thing. >> another regret, how he answered this from nbc's bob c oofment stas. >> how sexually attracted to under-aged boys? >> am i sexually attracted to under-aged boys? i enjoy spending time with young people. i enjoy spending time with people. >> but since the charges and the controversy these days, jerry
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sandusky spends most of his time with his dog. jay gray, nbc news, state college, pennsylvania. >> still ahead on 11 news, animal rescue is joining us with a pet looking for a good home. >> along with the joys of the holiday season inevitably comes an extreme amount of stress for some. next tips to help you relax and enjoy the holidays. >> a storm system is slowly approaching the area. it may be dry today, but that will change in the seven-day.
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>> good morning. we've seen a beautiful start to the day. temperatures mostly at or below freezing across the mid-atlantic
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now. ahead of this, we see milder air move in for the next couple days. you can see that storm make its way into western ohio just west of cleveland right now. the ravens are already in town. they will be playing later this afternoon. a few sprinkles ahead of this moving into western pennsylvania. most of these falling apart. it looks like this rain is still well off to our west. let's look at what's happening here. what we expect across the area, as i mentioned, twaze chilly start. currently 39 in annapolis. 30 in easton. 30 in ocean city. 34 in hancock. the temperatures are chilly. you may have to scrape off frovet frost from your windchim. grab a jacket. we have light winds in place with the high pressure system. because of the height winds, it doesn't feel bad. that's when we factor in the windchill. that's when it feels colder. high pressure looking beautiful. typical for the month of
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december. that storm system off to the west. it will eventually increase our chance for rain and bring a drop down in the temperatures. cold air is coming in straight from canada and settling in across the northern plains. i meaveed mentioned cleveland. the ravens in town for cleveland brown stadium. rain showers a possibility throughout the game. we will have strong winds approaching at 10 to 20 miles per hour. that will make it feel much coled colder. temperatures dropping into the 40's. back to our area, if you are out watching the game, it looks like we'll have dry weather as we head to your destination. 55 in the eastern shore. 58 for ocean city. sunshine earlier on and a few clouds as we go through the afternoon. winds stay light throughout the day. quiet in the evening hour. tonight just a few more clouds
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starting to build in. not as cold, into the mid 30's without the region. that forecast shows we have colder air on the way. after the storm passes by, we drop into the 40's next friday and saturday. with a chance for rain, we have a chance for rain into monday night. more rain on wednesday, and even the tail end of this, we could see rain on wednesday. the big trend, it gets wetter into the early part of the week. by the end of the week, we talk about the colder air, we're expecting it to drop down to 45 by friday and 31 degrees as we look into next saturday. expect chilly nights as well by the end of the week. >> a new poll takes a look at what most people dislike about the holiday season, and not surprisingly, huge crowds top
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the list, long lines. consumer reports say most people complain about those holiday hassles. also on the list are gaining weight, going into debt. the others that make the list are having to be nice. that's pretty sad. and seasonal tig. it is pretty sad when common courtesy is on the list of complaints. we have a psychology professor here today. we know you work for prince george's community -- college. >> we do. for college students, at holiday time, it is the added stress of exams. but i think for everybody, we run into stress because we have unrealistic expectations of what's going to happen. we see on tv like martha stewart or h.c. tv or any channels where they are doing decorating shows and everything happens in 45 minutes. for the rest of us, we can't do that. >> we see one person but they
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actually have a team. >> they do have a team. they have spent time planning it out. for most ofs, we don't have that. one thing for us, we need to scale down. we do what we like to dofment we go back to our family history. my family used to sing christmas carlse every night. we each got to pick one. after the third year you knew what each of us were going to pick. the simple stuff, which also helps with the money stress. people tend to over-spend. one thing psychologists spend is that early in the year, july or august, set a holiday budget for what you can spend, and don't spend more than that. you actually take it in cash to the store, and then you really can't spend more than that. >> and so we have some tips on how to keep the stress under control.
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the first one you suggested, learn how to say "no." >> i think we get asked to do so many parties, and you have to say no. particularly if you have younger children. they get over stimulated by all the peel, the noise, and all the extra stuff that's not normally there. they get off their routines. keeping a routine is critical to keeping things on an even keel. sometimes you have to say no. you can do it in a nice way. you don't say i don't want to come to your party. you say, i have a prior commitment. that commitment could be to yourself to go take a bubble bath or have a cup of tea. now, the third, i think is donate your time to charity. >> we find bringing kids to soup kitchens because we see people
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are in much more serious stress because they don't have a place to live which helps keep things in perspective. >> and that leads into your last piece of advice, and that is things that make you happy. >> i recommend you put that on the refrigerator. everybody has to go to the pridge refrigerator to get something to eat out of it, so it is it is hard to miss it. sometimes we till tell people to put those lists on their bathroom mirror. but there are days when people are not spending much time looking in their bathroom mirrors. you are brushing your teeth but not looking in the mirror. the refrigerator, everyone has to go into. if you do it in big muff print and letters, you can say, this is what i like. this is what makes me happy. this is why we are doing whatever we do during the holidays. >> why you are stressing yourself out. >> ok. >> thank you for being here.
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>> stay with us. animal rescue joins us with a pet looking for a good home. >> first a look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
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>> welcome back. joining us now from the spca, a pet looking for a good home. >> this is harper. she is beautiful. she is very laid back. she has two brothers, dickenens and hemingway. she needs to be in a quiet home
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with another young cat. possibly one of her brothers or if you already have a young cat at home, she will need that. >> why is that? >> she is more secure to have another cat to play with. it helps to draw her out a little bill bit, to interact and everything. >> what a pretty coloring. >> she's beautiful. she's a calico. all calicos are female. >> i didn't know that. >> tri-color cats are female. she's drd tri-color with white actually not being a color. >> you can take pictures of your cat with santa? >> yes, santa will be at the petsmarts this weekend. he will be there 11:00 to 4:00 and he will also have animals up
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for adoption and dogs and other cats. >> so you can get -- >> actually, any pet smart. >> you see harper. >> and you can always help out animal rescue by giving them a call. 717-993-23232. www.animalrescueinc.org. >> thank you. the time now 7:48. 32 degrees on tv hill. >> wait until you see the size of the lemons we'll be using. plus ava will be back with another look at forecast. stay with us. you're watching "11 news sunday morning."
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>> welcome back to "sunday brunch". joining us is chef pascali from restaurante italy.
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bravo! are >> it is -- we are pleased to have him, because with his prens presencence in baltimore, we brought these busme lemons from the market of italy. we end up having a beautiful -- a couple nights ago. it continues this evening. we have a full-course meal. tomatoes. it cooks with lemons, and also we have lemone and chocolate cake. he is going to cook the lemons and the dish.
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he will start cooking. >> this is part of a four-course meal you have for $49. >> yes. >> so how do you do this? >> he's going to make the butter first. and then he's going to dip these into the flour, seasonned flour. because not being fed any kind of grain or wheat products, the natural flavor of the veal is very, very important. >> they were guests from baltimore in italy going to his restaurant. >> that's right. >> now i think that he's more popular than mig anybody else that i know in baltimore. they are all coming and looking for him. no one asks for me anymore. i'm fine with that. we can cook together, and we can
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enjoy being around each other. >> it is a very thin cut. >> this is the best way to pound the veal. we will cook it a little in here and flambay it. a little salt, no pepper, capers and squeeze these beautiful lemons, and that's what comes to this conclusion. >> that is gorgeous. tell me about these lemons. >> they are -- ashes of the volcano eand on the land of campania and act as a fertilizer for the earth and that helps to have growing this kind of lemons . only growing in a 10-mile radius. this is unbelievable.
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they use them to make lemon cake and in our cooking and also in other dishes. with lemon sauce which would be a fantastic dish to have in a later segment. >> if you would like a copy of this recipe lock on to www.wbaltv.com or send a self-addressed envelope to 3800 hooper avenue, baltimore, maryland 21211. i want to mention our chef from italy does not speak english, but he can cook. >> there are many sweets. >> our forecast is suite sweet as well. >> a quick check of the weather,
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mainly at freezing. not below it. mid 50's by the afternoon. great to get out and do some shopping, anything you want to do outside really. >> and we'll see you again at 9:45. >> i can't wait. >> the nbc "today show" is next. >> we'll sigh back here for a live up-- see you back here for a live update at 8:25. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
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