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is it a parental responsibility for an invasion of privacy to keep tabs on your kids texting habits? tell us what you think. >> it is february but it does not feel like it. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> so comfortable out there this morning. >> you notice a big difference when you step out this morning. up to 58 this afternoon. 37 degrees at the airport. upper 40's in the city. a south wind at 3 miles per hour. just like yesterday, the clouds could thicken up this afternoon. we have a chance for a light rain shower or sprinkle.
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most of that will be in the mountains. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> good morning. the only thing we're watching for is this accident northbound route 4 in the lothian area. a medivac landed on the scene. watch for closures on northbound route 4. 62 on 97 through the glen burnie area. 54 traveling past 795. looks good on 70 in towards the beltway. eight minutes on southbound 95 to the harbor tunnel tolls. 10 minutes to get you southbound 95 from the beltway down towards 32. this is 295 at 175. southbound traffic looks to be building over towards 32. this is 70.
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we're seeing more volume in the eastbound direction. those delays will be in place shortly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. stan and mindy, back to you. >> the search is on for a pair of suspects who shot a customer. >> jennifer franciotti is live at police headquarters with more on the story. good morning. >> after 9:30, police got a call about an armed robbery and ait happened at the royal farms in the 5200 block on harford road. police found a 46-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. >> what we know -- at least two robbers, one armed with a gun, came into the store and robbed the store of money and cigarettes. at some point, not quite sure
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when, but the gun was turned on our victim. alternately, he was shot. >> then they fled the scene. when asked if they have a description of the suspects, black males. one was wearing a hoodie and one had a handgun, possibly a revolver. they are asking anyone with information to please come forward. no word on the condition of the victim. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> in just a few hours, the jury will begin deliberating in the trial of george huguely. he is accused of killing yeardley love. lowell melser or is awaiting the verdict and he will have live reports later on 11 news. crashes killing five people on maryland roads. most recent was at route 32 and
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29 in howard county. police say it will move from colombia lost control of her car and struck a guardrail. she is listed in critical condition. >> police are investigating what caused a deadly three-car collision. police say melvin bettis crossed the turn lane and crashed into a vehicle being driven by andre murphy. her car crashed into a third vehicle. both died at the scene. the woman in the third car was not injured. a car carrying three siblings crossed into oncoming traffic on monday night in harford county. david bauguess died at the scene of the crash just before wheel
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road on 543. three teenagers were injured when their car crashed into a school bus in howard county. it's happened tuesday afternoon in ellicott city. they made a left turn into the bus. one is in critical condition and one is in stable condition. >> police are looking for a suspect in the sexual assault of a girl. we have a composite sketch of the man. .e don't have that sketch you should call metro crime stoppers 1-866-7-lockup if you have any information. voters have another chance to size up the republican presidential candidates when they meet face-to-face tonight.
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kate amara has a preview. >> another debate and the landscape has shifted since the last one. on the stage in arizona tonight, the four gop candidates square off for the first time in nearly a month. it is their last debate before super tuesday and the michigan and arizona primaries next week. >> the stakes are high because of the close contests coming up in arizona and michigan. >> ahead of tonight's showdown, mitt romney continued to taet president obama. >> this president has a view that somehow that a government guiding our lives can do a better job than free people and free enterprises. >> once considered an easy victory, mitt romney has found himself in a tough fight in his native state of michigan. >> i don't think rick santorum's track record is that of a fiscal conservative. >> new polls show rick santorum is quickly gaining ground in michigan and arizona. he has rallied the gop base with a message of anti-abortion and blue-collar appeal. >> going in there, not being one
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of the crowd. not being part of the establishment. shaking things up and making a difference. that is the record i have. >> santorum is expected to take heat from all sides at tonight's debate. >> is this dude serious? >> ron paul started his charge over the air. newt gingrich is also battling for conservative support. >> what liberals don't get is that you cannot put a gun rack in a volt. debate is the 20th in the gop presidential nomination. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:07. 47 degrees on tv hill. i. key is making it easier for you to put together their furniture -- ikdea. >> this incredible crash. >> a new tool to protect your children when it comes to their cell phone is.
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but does it go too far? our series moonlighting with ava continues. >> an accident on northbound route 4 in lothian and will route 4 in lothian and will
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>> you can see it will be a beautiful sunrise in just a few minutes with a few high, thin scattered clouds. i think you'll like the temperatures in the seven-day forecast. first we say good morning to ava marie. is. she is at ra sushi. she is learning how to become a sushi chef. >> try saying that all morning long. that is the challenge. i am at ra sushi. it is all about how looks. sushi -- a japanese food made
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at of rice and fish. >> a lot of it is a presentation. you have to make it look good. >> first challenge was the simplest form of sushi. first step, hold the sushi. but into a ball -- shape it into a ball. a little lopsided. i wish showing how it is supposed to be done at real speed. main tain the freshness. -- maintain the freshness. i was starting to get the hang of things. this was the california roll. we spread the rice on to the seaweed.
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then we flipped it over and added the fillings. then came the tricky part, rolling the sushi. the role was corners with ginger and wasabi. it was time to be critiqued. if this came back, would be turned away/ >> absolutely. be some more crab next inside -- maybe some more crab mix in side. >> i would say i passed the taste test. >> i can vouch for how good it tasted. there are classes here at ra s ushi. >> ninja weather.
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you have to think about a different dimension. you have to think about how looks. >> it takes a lot of work. >> colophon, becoming a sushi chef -- how fun. 42 in catonsville. 37 degrees parkton. significant and warmer than yesterday. these are not rain-producing clouds. the precipitation is off to our north, in pennsylvania. there's a slight chance we could see some rain showers pop-up. otherwise, a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperatures between 55 and 60. the record is 74.
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that is an old record. partly cloudy tonight. temperatures drop back into the 30's and 40's. we will see it low pressure develop off to the west tomorrow. 8 warm front is approaching from the south. it could be 50 tomorrow and it could be 70 if the front goes north of us. we will say 60 tomorrow. 40% chance for a couple of showers. a strong cold front goes by on friday. a high of 64. temperatures dropped into the 40's over the weekend. there could be some snow flurries on saturday. 6:15. >> good morning. let's update you in lothian.
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northbound route 4 is closed over towards bayfront road. looking good past 32. no problems on 95. on the north or west side, we continue to run smoothly. the volume is starting to pick up. we will see some delays around a security. we start with 95 at the beltway northeast. traffic is picking up in the area of the beltway down towards the 895 split but nothing major in terms of delays. this is security. out of the traffic is building. those delays starting to fall into place. --outer loop traffic is building. >> the anti-american demonstrations continue in afghanistan this morning.
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hundreds gathered outside camp phoenix throwing burning tires and stones. religious books were pulled from the shells of the library at backstrom air base because they contained inscriptions' or messages. the u.s. has apologized for the way the material was disposed of. in court for a bond hearing. he was arrested for allegedly attempted to detonate a bomb in an attack on the u.s. capitol building. he was found with explosives and a gun. he could face life in prison if convicted. an 11-car pileup is being blamed on a sandstorm. the storm created zero
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visibility. >> an airline puts the brakes on plans to fly from bwi to havana , cuba, because of poor ticket sales. a new tool that lets parents keep tabs on their children's self loans is raising privacy concerns. it sends a copy of your child's pictures and text to you. others see this as an invasion of privacy. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think tracking a child's cell phone activity is an invasion of privacy, or a right for parents? you can share your response at
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wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. ikea is making it easier to build their furniture. americans are on vacations they do not want to take. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. more than 4% traveling adults spend the majority of their vacation budget and what they call obligation trips. that is when you go away for a reunion or holiday gathering. i'm would love to make more leisure trips. the hotel industry is back on track. a majority of people expect their businesses to be more profitable this year compared to last. 27% say they plan to create new jobs. we'll go over existing home
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sales data. we will see if we can cross above the 13,000 level for the dow. was concern about sky high oil prices. the bloomberg maryland index falling on losses for under armour. ikea is going high tech with videos on its official you to decide. there is a video showing workers putting a bed together in just 10 stops. new videos are planned weekly -- in just 10 steps. i am jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> that should help. >> i have trouble with that. >> we will get up to date with problems on the roads that could impact your morning commute. >> the terps get a win.
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keith mills will have highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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today my journey continues across the golden state, where everyone has been unbelievably nice. mornin'. i guess i'm helping them save hundreds on car insurance. it probably also doesn't hurt
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that i'm a world-famous advertising icon. cheers! i mean, who wouldn't want a piece of that? geico. ah... fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent oh dear... or more on car insurance. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your
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morning commute. we have a pretty smooth ride and most of the roadways. northbound route 4 remains closed in southern anne arundel county. some closures will cause some delays northbound on route 4. we do have a detour set up. look like a nice start on the north side. 57 on average heading towards the harrisburg expressway. starting to develop some of volume related delays. steve on eastbound 70 -- 60 on eastbound 70. captain roy is up above 95 at 395. we are in great shape so far. pretty light volume as we approach 6:30. everything looking good. no delays on 395 into town. this is security boulevard in
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towards the beltway and you can see those delays from security down towards 70. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. tony has a check on your forecast. >> good morning. a few scattered clouds to start the day. 37 at the airport. 39 degrees in westminster. a mixture of sun and clouds. we have a chance for a rain shower this afternoon, a 30%. nice and mild with high temperatures between 55 and 60. the weekend is coming up in just a few minutes. here is the man, keith mills. >> good morning. mark turgeon challenge his team to finish the season strong and to do what they can to make the post-season. he watched his team and to that challenge. they beat miami last night with the honor number 15, johnny rhodes. outstanding player with his
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family and gary williams was there. terrell stoglin hitting the three. that lead and then as quickly. three.its the terps down five. sean mosley hits the clutch of .hrethree rip itjames padgett redoun down. maryland win. orioles pitchers and catchers get ready for the exhibition opener on march 5. pitching coach has his work cut out for him to turn around a struggling rotation that was
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highly regarded heading into last year but the police struggled as the season went on. brian matusz, among the pitchers looking to rebound from a poor 2011 season. no one has penciled in as a starter just yet as we move ahead to spring training. college lacrosse last night. john hopkins and delaware. for their second win. lee coppersmith, one of five goals. but delaware would score the next four. 7-6 johns hopkins and a new ball game. hopkins wins. dunbar was the boy's city basketball chairmanship. the girls will play tonight. >> thank you.
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>> 44 degrees on tv hill. a compromise in a controversial bill over the transgendered rights. >> a man is shot inside day royal farms and city police are looking for two suspects. >> we have a new accident in the city. we will check for problems on northbound route 4 in anne arundel county. >> moonlighting with ava continues today. continues today. you can learn how to
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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. spree like temperatures. -- springlike temperatures. >> temperatures are warmer than yesterday. this afternoon, the clouds will thicken up and there's a slight chance we could see some
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sprinkles ago by. 58 degrees this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> a robbery turns violent and the victim is a customer. >> the search continues for the person that shot him. jennifer franciotti has the latest. good morning. >> good morning. police are asking anyone with information to please come forward. they say just after 9:30 last night, police received a call for a shooting and robbery at a royal farms in the 5200 block of harford road. they found a 46-year-old man with at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. two suspects entered the store with a handgun, robbed the store of money and cigarettes, and then at some point, turned the gun on the victim. >> the two suspects then ran out of the store and up the street back behind us. detectives are investigating this matter. we're hoping that somebody
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outside of the store may have saw something, may have known one of the suspects. if you know somebody, you know somebody. and if they do, please give us a call. >> no word on the condition of the victim. police credit one of the witnesses for talking with the victim until medics arrived. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the debate and same-sex marriage could begin today on the floor of the state senate. house version was approved on tuesday without changing any part of it. that will keep it from going back to the house. a final vote could come by the end of the week. able allow victims of domestic violence to get unemployment benefits. use the benefits are denied to
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people who leave their job. people should not be in a position to decide between their own safety and a paycheck. >> the cost to the unemployment trust fund compared to the benefit of saved lives, i think you reached the same conclusion. >> the measure would come out of the unemployment insurance trust fund. 33 other states have passed similar legislation. >> a compromise has been reached in a bill against discrimination against transgender citizens. amended the bill to exclude addressing the use of public restrooms. that issue was a primary area of concern for the bill's opponents. the decision as to who will fill the vacant seat of the council
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member daryl jones. the chamber has voted 104 times on this. each time the vote remains split between michael wagner and peter smith. there was a racial slur made by council members during last week's voting session. this affects more than 80,000 residents without representation. >> i think citizens deserve a final vote. there is there a resist the county council should be deadlocked on this. >> the council is expected to vote again on march 5. yesterday ava marie got a glimpse of circus life. >> new job does keeper of the cutting edge of japanese cuisine. spent time moonlighting as a sushi chef.
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>> it was difficult. sushi is a typical type of food. it is an art form. i'm here at ra sushi. you offer classes for people to do this. >> we offer the classes on the second sunday of every month. sushi 101 is really basic. we bring you up and we do one of our specialty roles, a jazzed up california roll. it is more advanced. sushi 102 is a little more intense. you learn how to roll more creative roles. more advanced rules and you learn about the history of
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sushi. >> so you have to graduate sushi 102. how can people get involved. >> follows on facebook, that is a good way to find out when the classes are going to be. on twitter, we are at ra sushi. you can give the restaurants a call. fill out a credit card authorization spot to hold your spot. >> it was such a fun experience. we will show you what goes into making sushi. it is a complicated process but not one that cannot be learned. we're seeing temperatures into the upper 50's this afternoon. we have a slight chance for showers. we do expect temperatures to be into the 60's. a powerful cold front moves in
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on friday. it seems like spring has arrived early. we will show more video of sushi making. >> that is awesome. that is really an art form. you can bring that in and we will eat it. there is an accident in the city at 35th street and the alameda. we'll keep you posted on that one. looking good on the j.f.x. in howard county, word of a new accident at 100. another spot where you may see some delays, northbound on route 4 in lothian remains closed. the tours are setup for you. -- the stores are setup for you. you can see plenty of activity as a result.
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it is in a residential area. heavy police response to it. that is the 35th street and the alameda. we'll keep you posted on that. this is traffic harford road. we're seeing a buildup in of volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. 44 degrees on tv hill. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. do you think tracking a child's cell phone activity is an invasion of privacy, or a right for parents? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> we have some fun with funs. expectations were high for competitors hoping not to crack under pressure of an unusual challenge in california. northrop grumman workers were given the task to design a splat-proof egg drop in a tower. were based on the accuracy of their plans. some landed over easy.
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other lending seem to scrambles. were slightly shell shocked. pretty and exciting. >> a pair of teenagers realistic lifelong dream of setting a burrito into space. they spent three months researching the project. the attached a camera and the iphone to track the journey for ballon.al balloourrito there it is. the contraption flew for 10 hours. they get an a for that. >> there yo ugo. 6:40.
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44 degrees on tv hill. still ahead, your answers to our water cooler question of the day. some >> police activity around liberty. details are coming up. >> if it up high enough, it would be a frozen burrito. it is way too geeky. here's a look outside. a few scattered clouds on the horizon. a beautiful sunrise. temperatures in the 30's and 40's.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:45. in a few hours, the jury will
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begin deliberating in the trial against george huguely. he is accused of killing yeardley love. two weeks of testimony in charlottesville. lowell melser will have live reports later on 11 news. new deal for the baltimore grand prix races for today. a final contract is expected to be presented today. the finances for the race will be kept private. city could choose to release the financial information to the public. a new tool is racism privacy concerns. it records every text and every picture sent from a child fallen and sends a copy of it to you. it lets you know if the app
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has been hampered with. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think tracking a child's cell phone activity is an invasion of privacy, or a right for parents? >> that might be the deterrent they need. education is the key. >> hepatitis b and c affects many people around the world.
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there is no routine screening for the disease. a local doctor said that needs to change. >> wallace harding had no idea he had contracted hepatitis c until a nurse mistakenly tested him for it. >> i came back in the office. my doctor looked at me. "hepatitis c." i was like, no way. i went to denial on it. i did not believe it at first. i didn't want to believe it. >> the doctor says testing for the disease should be routine, like a cholesterol test. >> i think everybody should be tested. this is a simple blood test which can either rule in or rule out hepatitis b or c. >> a disease that could lead to liver cancer or liver failure and used to be considered incurable, but now can be stopped in its tracks. tonight at 5:00, why a doctor believes everyone should be screened for the viruses and more on what is being called the cure for hepatitis c. donna hamilton, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now we have captain roy and sky team 11 flying over liberty heights. there is some police activity. we'll give you a live view at this intersection. traffic is getting by partially. it is blocked in one direction. watch for those closures. we will keep you posted. this is security. we are looking at delays on the west side outer loop that stretch from approaching security down towards edmondson. outer loop traffic is a volume related delays. let's look at a map. the brief history at the alameda, watch for this accident. another problem at the fort mchenry tunnel, a disabled vehicle. in howard county, we are
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tracking and accident at 100. good news on northbound route 4 in lothian, the accident is clear. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. i think you'll like the forecast. but first we will continue our series moonlighting with ava. today she is at ra sushi where they turned her loose in the kitchen. >> they even let me hold the sushi knife. we're live at ra sushi. a great place to learn how to make sushi. it is not just making the food but making it look good as well. wrist and art form -- there is an art form. i'm here with the general manager.
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>> presentation is a big part of sushi. >> that is what makes it so exciting. i like sushi. i was not afraid of the raw fish. >> we have lots of different types of rolls. cooked.me are the sushi we get is perfectly safe. there is of the stuff you can get. some rolls that are completely cooked through. >> you have a happy hour. we're previewing my time as a sushi chef. >> thank you. recommend you try the eel. i know it sounds creepy.
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it is highly recommended by me. 39 in westminster. partly cloudy skies to start the day today. no rain or snow to contend with . you can see the clouds moving in from the west. no precipitation in this cloud deck just yet. is an energy floating around in the atmosphere. we could see a shower pop up this afternoon. kind of like what happened yesterday. there were a few sprinkles. that may happen again today. a mixture of sun and clouds. a slight chance for a rain shower. temperatures will be mild between 55 and 60 degrees. a good 10 degrees above average for this time of year. pretty good for the end of february. partly cloudy tonight for a
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chance for some rain showers. we will see a strong area of low pressure developed off to the west. it depends on where this front sets up. that will make a huge difference with the temperatures. if it goes north, which could be around 70. huge variability with the temperatures tomorrow. we will say near 60 in baltimore. 40% chance for a rain shower. a cold front will go through on friday. high temperature will still be in the 60's. then it will drop off dramatically. we could see some snow flurries on saturday after being in the 60's on friday. >>6:53. 44 degrees on tv hill.
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>> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic before you head out to start your day.
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is is 95 at the fort mchenry -- this is 95 at the fort mchenry. mckenzie delays on the westbound and southbound 83 around mount carmel. >> never too early to play golf. another couple weeks, maybe. 58 today. you have golf temperatures. we have a chance for rain shower today, 20%. we could see some thunderstorms. winter will be back over the weekend. >>if you're looking for more weather and traffic together, be sure to join us this morning for 11 news at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. >> there you'll find more local news as well as up-to-date traffic and weather information. you can find it on comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. >> thanks for joining us for 11 it feels totally differentor 11 from regular toothpaste.
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