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rain is likely to start out. you can see some showers and thunderstorms coming out of frederick and they are heading over towards baltimore within the hour. in the western suburbs, you may hear some thunder with this rain. i think it will clear up during the middle of the day. the storms may come back late in the afternoon. high temperature near 80. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. once the rain arrives, we will see what happens on the road. 61 through the parkville region. problem free over towards the west side down towards 70. the major roads are doing well and that includes 97 through the glen burnie area. 95 looks pretty good down
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towards howard county 32. this is baltimore national pike. so far and looks good on the west side. the j.f.x. through the construction zone, no sign of any delays. no sign of any cars as you make your way north and southbound out of the city. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the war of words continues to escalate between president obama and mitt romney. >> they are at odds over the upcoming anniversary of marking the death of osama bin laden. the rhetoric is wrenching ups -- ratcheting up. >> president hit back on charges of excessive celebration on the anniversary.
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this is what is generating all of the controversy. it charges mitt romney would not have ordered the raid to kill osama bin laden. >> even jimmy carter would have given that order. >> president obama took issue with mitt romney's response. >> people should look get everybody's previous statements about whether we should go into pakistan and take out a lot ibig laden. >> not worth spending billions of dollars to try to catch one person. >> 8 romney spokesperson accused using the anniversary as a cheap political ploy. mitt romney is set to appear in new york today. >> rudy guiliani still symbolizes to many americans the
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tough response to september 11. i suppose it is a good thing. >> rudy guiliani just endorsed mitt romney last week. mitt romney said he is proud to have the support of the distinguished leader. >> some of new details about the raid could be unveiled. >> final words of osama bin laden will be revealed later this week. these are from the documents from the raid. he had concerned about the terror organization. >> thank you, nikole killion. >> the indycar series is looking for a new group to take over the baltimore grand prix. the racing series is looking for
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potential promoters back to put on the racing event. they have yet to market the event or sell tickets. a boy is recovering after he was found stabbed multiple times. he flagged down a deputy in edgewood. alleged attack happened on apple ridge court. he said he was jumped by many people. >> a new video calls for the badges of five baltimore city police officers. says the officers went too far. kim dacey has more details for us. >> they were arrested and charged with inciting a riot at the protest. the video shows him arrested
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near johns hopkins university. the march was united for more jobs. police say they blocked traffic. one man says police told him to clear the streets. you can see police as they get on the ground to handcuff him. he said he was not fighting police. police are standing behind action and the officers involved pointing out two senior officers are seen on the video. >> the tape is not all that alarming to me. i saw people around the street and officers arrived trying to get them settled and on to the sidewalk. >> there were about to spray me and i covered my face because i was not arrest -- was not resisting arrest. i was laying there and they were spraying me. >> he says he plans to file and
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assault. a people's assembly is planned to talk about other allegations of police misconduct this summer. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the trial for the man accused of setting up the robocalls is set to to begin today. this is the trial for julius henson. he admitted to offering the robocalls which prosecutors say were intended to keep black voters at home. >> we have been talking for 18 months and we get a chance to talk now. i think the jurors and the judge will find the call was made -- the call was made it was not my decision on the call. >> his lawyers says he intends
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to lawyer this case is as much about politics as anything else. >> the council approved a measure to reduce the property tax by 20 cents by the year 2020. homes assessed at 2 under thousand dollars will receive an annual tax reduction -- miss assessed at $200,000 will receive an annual tax reduction. 58 degrees on tv hill. delta it tries to streamline its business. >> why there is another strike today as the cover the nation. >> this is the beltway at b-w parkway. warm weather and traffic when we come right back.
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>> welcome back. 5:10. 60 degrees downtown. 50's in the suburbs. we have some heavier rain in the suburbs. we see some showers and thunderstorms out of howard county and carroll county heading into baltimore. the heavy stuff is moving across the southern part of carroll county. we have some thunder and lightning moving to the amount area area. keep that in mind. the showers and thunderstorms will come to an end around 7:00 or o'clock and then i think it
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will be dry for lunch. it will be a warm day with a high near 80. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> delta air lines makes an unprecedented purchase in hopes of slashing its single largest expense -- jet fuel. their purchasing a refinery. -- they are purchasing a refinery. will spend $100 million to make some changes for the refinery. occupy wall street protesters are calling for it worldwide strike today. they are calling for a global general strike today against work and school and just about any activity that promotes commerce.
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>> the strategy for the war on drugs is taking a different approach. it is moving to a public health issue. the new drug control policy. drug addiction is a disease of the brain that can be treated and prevented. >> 5:12. 58 degrees on tv hill. >> it is important to keep all your personal affirmation safe and sound when going on vacation. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. will update you on any problems
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is getting wet on some of the area roads. up to speed on the north side. 61 traveling to the parkville region. 65 as you make your approach to 70. things are starting to get a little sluggish. on eastbound 70, speeds around 61 over towards 29. this is the west side. you can see the roads are wet and we will be looking at a back up pretty soon as the volume picks up. the harrisburg expressway in pretty good shape. watch for that rain to impact
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your raiide this morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have a few delays on the marc trains. trains are ontrapenn time. the three, 51, and 91 buses operating with the leas. now back to tony pann -- operating with delays. >> we have some rain to contend with. give yourself a few extra minutes. pretty heavy rain coming across carroll county. that will pass through over the next 15 to 20 minutes. moderate rain on the western side of the beltway and stretching up 83 into baltimore
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county appeared not a lot happening on the eastern suburbs. this is all moving from the west to the east. everybody will get some rain to start the day. this is the first batch of rain that will come through today. here is the first batch we are experiencing. rain should taper off later this morning. in other line of thunderstorms from st. louis will visit us late in the afternoon or this evening. we will get another batch of rain. the weather should be ok in the middle of the day. we'll get some sunshine. that will make the temperatures jump. we are nearer 60. 59 at the airport. we'll be close to 80 this afternoon. maybe the low 80's. 76 to 81 for the temperature
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range. showers and thunderstorms this morning. we will see another batch of rain come through late today. showers are possible tomorrow. most areas will be dry on wednesday. low 80's on thursday and friday. scattered thunderstorms on friday. temperatures will jump back closer to average on saturday and sunday. >> domestic air fares reached the highest levels on record with no sign of dissent. u.s. air force jumped more than 8% in 2011. there have been three air fare hikes already this year for the largest airlines.
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many are forced to rent. this might be a good time to buy. a lot of people are planning their vacations. a few simple steps can protect your personal identification from identity thieves. >> when you take off on vacation, identity thieves take off. some items are best left at home. >> make sure you're taking a limited number of documents with you. >> limit the number of credit and debit cards you take on your trip. keep one of beach at the hotel safe.
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have your bank keep tabs on transactions. >> text or e-mail notification of transactions occurring above a certain size. >> let york financial institutions know when you get home -- let your financial institutions know when you get home. >> look at your statements on- line to make sure everything adds up. >> good advice. >> more business travelers are feeling the pinch. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> more job cuts over at bank of america. this time, 2000 jobs.
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what is keep is that these units target the highest-paid employees. eliminating 30,000 workers over the next three years. the days of milking expense accounts are long gone. corporation for america is cracking down. more business travelers are shelling out their own money for extras like wifi. futures are a little bit higher today. a report on manufacturing and on auto sales will be coming out today. spain's economy dipped back into a recession. prices easing a bit for gas. one reason is crude oil supplies
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are back on the rise. supplies climbed to the highest levels in more than 21 years. we will see when report from the energy department is released tomorrow. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> another retailer is thinking cheap chip. this time it is nontarget -- cheap chic. >> it is super model heidi klum. i will tell you what that is all about. and you may not have to take off your clothes in the fitting room. >> see you next hour, hour. jane. >> 58 degrees on tv hill.
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one of the hottest teams in baseball. >> the orioles are one game out of first place to start the month of may. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze...
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the birds are one game out of first place in the a.l. east and still ahead of new york and boston. the orioles are six thgames above .500. >> people want to celebrate and spend some money. we want to be there for them when they feel that way. >> some people do not stick with them. we have always stouck with them. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the orioles can continue their strong performance throughout the rest of the season? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. keith mills will of highlights in sports. >> we just jinxed them.
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>> pressure on the team. there you go. 5:27. 58 degrees on tv hill. >> maryland lawmakers will vote on a special session. >> the decision question. one year after the death of osama bin laden, lots of questions about president obama and whether he should have made that call. >> police are defending their actions after a new youtube video services. >> we have some rain to contend with this morning. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> we will let you know if any problems have h
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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. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is the beginning of may and the rain is coming down. >> it will be around for the next hour or so. keep that in mind. we have a shot and you can see the rain coming down in the city. the heaviest stuff is west of the city. if you see the bright orange and red, that is where the heaviest rain is. owings mills and reisterstown is getting in pretty good. it will take an hour to get through. everybody will see some rain this morning. i think a break will come in
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around lunchtime. another batch of showers and storms could come through late in the afternoon and evening. high temperature near 80 appeared we're treading of the warm temperatures for a level rain. >> that rain means leave early if you can. we will update you on problems. not tracking any incidents. 61 on the north side over towards towson. so far up to speed on the harrisburg expressway. 63, down towards mount carmel. everything's looking good on the j.f.x. into town. the roads are wet in many spots. you can see evidence of that. traffic is still light. this is traffic on the bwi parkway. starting to pick up at 175 as
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you travel down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> today is the one-year anniversary of the capture and killing of osama bin laden. >> bill clinton is defending the decision in a web video. >> the yen is states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden. >> nbc got a look at the top- secret room. >> it was a so much a high five moment as looking around and feeling together as almost one body, that ok, it is over. >> and it worked. a tough call.
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>> he would of been looking to it 1-term presidency at best. >> at the time mitt romney called the decision ill-timed and ill considered. >> even jimmy carter would have given that order. >> president obama challenging mitt romney to explain. >> if others have said one thing and now suggest we do something else, i would let them explain. >> even today -- >> these targeted strikes are indeed just. >> the u.s. one year after osama bin laden's death still on the hunt for al qaeda. this is a perfect example of strong leadership under pressure. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> some community activists are backing allegations of police misconduct. they say a video shows police went too far. the man they arrested is calling it police brutality. kim dacey has the details. >> this youtube video shows police taking action. there was a march for more jobs. police say they blocked traffic. >> when you have a large crowd, it is easy for a situation to get out of control. you take them into police custody and get them out of their for their safety. >> the man in dreadlocks says police told him to clear the streets. >> i guess i didn't get to the sidewalk fast enough. there were a lot of people. i was on my way to the sidewalk
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and i got attacked. >> the camera angle doesn't allow you to see beyond his threat. they continued to mace and beat him. >> they were about to spray me and i covered my face. they kept on spraying me. >> anthony guglielmi stands behind the action taken. >> the tape is not all that alarming to me. i saw people around the streets, and officers arrived trying to get them settled and on to the sidewalk. >> threatt and three others were arrested. he plans to file complaints about the officers. >> that was kim dacey reporting. group is backing thomas threatt. a new decision about the owners
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of pit bulls has local shelter and preparing for the downfall. 95% of dogs received by barcs are pit bills. people buy refused to adopt them because of the ruling -- people may refuse to adopt them because of the ruling. the ruling puts liabilities on property managers who allow building.ulls in their >> mike miller offered a new proposal for the budget last week which is slightly different than the one agreed on a the last day of the regular session.
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the governor wants the sides to agree on a new plan. jack young introduced a new resolution calling for a special session. >> this would hurt baltimore in a big way. the talk about laying off police officers. >> it would give local jurisdictions time to meet their budget deadlines. 5:37. we are going to talk sleep this morning. >> if you think getting too much sleep could lead to wait problems -- >>
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>> welcome back. 60 degrees downtown. we have some showers and thunderstorms rolling to the area. you'll probably see some lightning around baltimore to start the day. let's look at hd doppler. the heaviest rain is not east of baltimore. we have some heavy thunderstorms and some moderate rain stretching up into baltimore county. these showers and thunderstorms will continue to march to the east. it is not raining at the eastern shore and yet but it will be in about 30 minutes. scattered showers and thunderstorms to start the day. they should taper off around 8:00 or 9:00, and they may come back late this afternoon or this evening. it warm day, 80.
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seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> we know how important it is to get a good night's werest. >> a new study links excess of daytime sleepiness to hyperactivity and anxiety. researchers were surprised that most children got plenty of sleep at night and did not have any sleep disorder. getting too much sleep does not make you fat. >> this is surprising. sleeping more than nine hours a night -- those who slept less than seven hours a night had a higher average body mass index than those who slept more than nine hours. brought to by the makers of mattresses of america.
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>> tend to focus on sleep. 58 degrees on tv hill. the orioles have to fight off the yankees. keith mills will have highlights. >> guess who was here? .e's holding a spatula >> tough to play tennis with a spatula. april showers are bringing more showers to start may.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. ande dealing with some rain it could tie you up. it is a bit slick traveling down
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towards baltimore national pike. the north side continues to move well over towards the west side. at the harbor tunnel, speeds around 53 miles per hour. this is 50 at sandy point and no sign of delays into the toll plaza. everything running smoothly to and from the bay bridge. we have the right lane take a nap with construction in the southbound direction coming down from cecil county. everything running smoothly through that area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we have on the light rail at 15 to 20 minute delays and metro subway on schedule. the brunswick line 890 with a dilemma. the three, 51, and 91 buses operating with the lacdelays.
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now back to tony pann. >> thank you. first let's say good morning to ava marie. this morning she is playing tennis. what a tremendous athlete. >> we are live at greenspring record club. you guys have an open house coming up. the open house, people come learn about what is going on this summer here at greenspring racquet club. >> you can come out and bring the kids and have a free pancake breakfast. you can learn about the summer camps. kids can come out to try for the tennis team. we have some participants that
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participated last year. the teams will compete and they sectiono states and satchel telals. this is grace. she is a teammate on the a team. andrew was on the team as well. >> how was it? >> it was really fun. >> how long have you been playing? >> two years. >> do you think being on the team has made a difference? >> a very good experience. >> you have met a lot of kids. >> they have to go to school. we have a graphic about the open
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house and the pancake breakfast. >> we do have the foundation. we will have camp scholarships available. for the advance students, we will have some outdoor courts. >> the pancake breakfast is happening this weekend. he will be there. we're seeing some showers and thunderstorms. i heard some thunder in lutherville. i hope this microphone is grounded. >> i doubt you are the highest object in the area. i think you'll be okay. hang on to him. thank you, ava. what a great program.
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great thing for kids. keeps them in shape. here is the rain on the doppler radar. this will take a couple of hours to get through. then it will get a little break. nothing going on in ohio and indiana. we will get a break during the middle of the day. another batch coming out of st. louis will arrive late in the afternoon or during the evening hours. the middle of the day is the best time to do something outside. the first batch will go through. the clout to break up and i think we will see sunshine. -- the clouds do break up.
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the eastern shore counties, the rain has not hit you yet. it will shortly. a mixture of sun and clouds. chance for showers and some thunderstorms early this morning and then again late in the day. high temperature close to 80 degrees. a little bit cooler tomorrow. a slight chance for a rain shower on wednesday. we turn up the heat on thursday and friday. high temperatures in the 80's on both days. the weekend temperatures get back closer to average, and low 70's on saturday and sunday. >> 58 degrees on tv hill. the orioles take on the yankees. keith mills will have highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> good morning, everybody.
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the orioles have played four games against the yankees so far. they have lost two in extra innings. last night they lost 2-1. the orioles unable to get the big hit against the yankees. they took a 1-0 lead. adam jones scores. bottom of the second. big play. mark teixeira. buck showalter did not like the call. that cost the orioles a run. eric chavez did not miss that one. two-run home run. j.j. hardy in the ninth.
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nick markakis. derek jeter starts the double play. they have to figure out a way to beat the yankees. the caps play the new york rangers. game two of their playoff series. the caps can not ready to play. great effort from jason chimera. it goes through his legs. 2-0 washington. the rangers tie it. caps on the power play. alex ovechkin with the game- winner. the series is even. game 3 tomorrow night.
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lebron james. carmell o had 30. it was not enough. miami wins and leads the series 2-0. >> the orioles are playing great ball. >> beat the yankees. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the orioles can continue their strong performance throughout the rest of the season? you can send your responses. the producer walks around with his boston red sox. we have an answer. >> you blew off sandra. >> thank you. that is where i was going.
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>> you have to wait until after the all-star break until you make any reference to the orioles making the playoffs. in fenway fun up be park. >> tony is a cubs fan. he is still waiting. thank you, keith. >> a new web site. what people can do on the new website. >> people lined the streets -- they used a tank. more coming
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