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>> coming up on 11 news, clinging to life. the latest on a person shot inside her own church. >> president obama launch whys his re-election campaign. who is there to join him. >> and the kentucky derby. a horse with an unusual name wins big. >> and did you see last night's super moon? "11 news sunday morning" starts now. >> welcome to is not sun. i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. we'll get to our top stories in just a minute. you got to see the super moon last night? i missed it. >> i saw it the night before when it was just trying to get
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at its peak. right now it is closer to the earth, so it looks laverager in the sky. we have video that we'll show you when we come back in the full forecast. right now it is currently in the 60's across the metro area. light mist being reported along with fog. watch out for that if you are heading out earlier this morning. forecast for today, the clouds and drizzle hanging around through most of the morning. temperatures hardly warming up. only getting to the upper 60's to near 70 degrees for the high temperature. stay tuned for the video of the super moon. also the seven-day forecast. >> this morning's top story comes out of howard county. an episcopal priest is being kept on life support after being
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shot by a homeless man. sheldon dutes has more. >> this church was many things in his life. >> st. peter's is still trying to make sense of thursday's deadly shooting. >> we really want to celebrate the life to of two neighboring kind-hearted women who in their death were trying to help someone. >> police say an angry homeless man who had been living in the woods nearby came to a church office, pulled out a gun, and started shooting. one woman was killed immediately and the reverent remains on life support. >> at some point this week, the family will decide when to donate her organs.
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>> after shooting the two women, he shot himself. >> we don't believe these two victims were specifically targeted. we think he may have been frustrated with the church as a whole and these staff members hpped to be there when he came in. >> we have been providing help to the homeless and needy for 150 years and this is the first time this happened. >> police say jones recently became angry because church staff told him not to come around anymore because of his behavior. as this community continues to mourn, they are trying to do so without heavy hearts. >> we are a christian community. our first thought is to give him forgiveness. it is tough to forgive, but ultimately we will. >> there have been no announcements of funeral arrangements yet. reporting from the howard county plud police department, ellicott city, sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> in anne arundel county one person is dead after an accident
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on the beltway. a driver was stopped in a travel lane when a truck slammed into his vehicle. this shut down the eastbound lanes of the highway for five hours. police have not released the name of the victim who was driving a saturn sedan and was parked or stopped in the right lane. the driver of the pick-up was taken to the hospital. >> the aarraignment of suspects into a 13-hour marathon. four men accused of aiding the plot put off entering plea until a later date. they knelt in prayer. family members watched the hearing on closed circuit tv. >> the attorney said with all that mr. mohammed has been through these past years, he's unable to speak to the court.
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if i was not sitting down, i would have fallen through. with what he's been through? if you would have seen what the people who had to jump through 100 stories up, trapped with smoke and flames. >> another hearing set for june 12. military lawyers have been appointed to each man. the case will proceed worn the men cooperate. -- the case will proceed whether or not the men cooperate. >> this morning the political launch in the presidential showdown. president obama kicked off his re-election campaign. brian mooar has the latest from washington. >> in his first official campaign events of this election season, president obama hit the battleground states of ohio and virginia. >> i still believe in you, and i'm asking you to keep believing
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in me. >> he reaches out to the younger voters he needs to win re-election. he had help from first lady michelle obama. >> i'm feeling fired up and ready to go myself. i really am. >> his new campaign slogan, "forward" is a striking contrast to the hope and change he promised four years go. the disappointing economic news released on sunday, underscore the challenges president obama faced when firing up voters this time around. >> this is a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and we have been through too much to turn back now. >> he also gave a preview on the tax to comfort presumptive republican nominee, mitt romney. >> corporations aren't people. people are people. >> romney's campaign fired right back, saying the president is ignoring the past three 1/2 years and voters won't. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> well, the horse's name says it all.
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i'llhaveanother has won the kentucky and is headed to the preakness. down the stretch. pulled away in the final furlong, and won the 138th running of the kentucky. i'llhaveanother went off 15-1. one of the deepest and evenly balanced fields in recent years. >> for those that could not make it to churchill downs, even getting a glimpse of one of the horses that may race at the preakness which just missed getting a slot. still, we're getting a better look at what you can expect from the races at this year's event. >> in the in field we've changed things. you have maroon 5, you have wiss
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kahipa, so it is a great, great day. >> and the horse headliner that just missed the derby is my adonis. he scratched friday to make it into the race. yesterday he came in third, two next behind the winner. >> and don't forget, wbal-tv 11 news is your home for the 137th running of the preakness. we'll carry the triple crown livel on may 19. >> if you like watching the races, they are so much fun. that happened to be the horse we picked as a family to win. you would have thought we had money on that race. the time is 5:08. 6 degrees on tv hill. a maryland family promised help but instead took their money and disappeared. that's i-team. >> you've heard of traditional yoga and hot yoga, but how about
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>> good morning. we're giving you a live picture of the super moon. rather, it is not live. it is what you could have seen if the skies were mostly clear. that's what many areas along the east coast did see as the moon is as close as possible as it can get to the earth right now. that's why it looks larger in the sky. if you looked outside last night before the clouds came in, you may have caught a glimpse of it. clouds will affect temperatures this snd. looking at the temperatures now, it has kept us mild. we have only dropped down to 63
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downtown. 50's west into the mountains. also 50's along the eastern shore. temperatures will have a hard time moving today because of all this damp and dreary weather. we're starting off with fog and clouds. that will be an for the next couple hours. starting to clear out by 9:00 a.m. throughout much of your sunday, a few areas may get a break of sunshine later today. it depends on who gets that sunshine where we're going to go. we're expecting a temperature range from 60's to low 70's. the winds will be out of the east, 5 to 10 miles per hour. that easterly wind has been dunn stuck over the area and kept us in this damp and dreary weather. a few thin clouds over there. no thick clouds in the area. just enough to obscure that super moon and the easter lie blow will push clouds on shower throughout the day.
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this is the next storm system that will move into our way the next week. mostly cloudy skiesment a cloudy night. so continuing that on-shore flow. temperatures dropping into the 50's downtown, 40's in the northwest suburbs. and here's the seven-day forecast. we saw those areas of drizzle this morning. they were up to 70 by the afternoon. dropping into the 50's overnight. a little more sunshine, especially by tomorrow afternoon. then that storm system comes our way with a warm front first, showers and thunderstorms tuesday, cold front on wednesday, and we'll see cooler temperatures at the end of the week, but it should be drying off. >> many of us dream of flying. but a new trend in yoga makes you feel like you actually are. >> resident reporter and yogi
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sarah caldwell tried aerial jogia for the first time. >> aerial dance and yoga is quickly catching on. >> when i was teaching dance, some people would get anxiety when they would take their feet off the ground. >> she adapted the postures. a beautiful blend of yoga and dance, prompting many yogis to convert. i might be one of them. i joined the group made up of all ages and experience. it has only been a few minutes for zach. he said his flexibility and state of mind have already removed.
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>> i even stopped going to my regular yeegia class. -- yoga class. >> it is different in that it is noncompression so that you begin to move. >> as we are breathing, we move slowly. you are getting the same stretcher, but you can actually go deeper into the stretches, because you are using gravity in a different way. >> for many, it is the closest they will come to actually flying. once you've reached a level of comfort, the sky is the limit. >> you need to trust that the fabric is going to support you, and you're going to explore something new and different. >> so you want to make sure that your hands. >> who knows, it could make you approach life from a totally different angle. sarah caldwell, wbal-tv 11 news. >> she looked like she was having loads of fun. she does say training will be offered for certified yoga instructors who want to teach yoga next month. for more on that go to our web
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>> a study finds 10% of teens smoke dope 20 or more times a month. drug use is high among teens but remains relatively unchanged.
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>> quality salad bars in schools aim to increase students exposure to healthy eating. >> if you eat healthy in school you will be able to concentrate. you will be able to focus. you will feel better. you don't get bored, and you are able to bring home grades that are -- >> high! >> officials screened the hbo documentary "the weight of the nation for kids." hbo officials and their partners plan to put salad bars into public city schools by september. >> in howard county, all the proceeds benefit the cancer center. this year they are hoping to top a milestone with donation.
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kim dacey has that story. >> aaron dean is diagnosed with hodgkin's lymphoma. she said she would not get her treatment anywhere else. >> i am not a number. i'm a nail, and they all know me. i like to think that i'm part of the family here, and that's one of the best things in the world to be known as a name or to have your name known instead of them looking at the chart every time. >> she'll be at the finish line heading out medals at the maryland half marathon on sunday. all of the proceeds will go directly to the cancer center. >> we see more than 3,000 people from all over the state of maryland, and the research that goes on here that's supported by the maryland half marathon, has really been break through treatments for breast couriers and a large group of other diseases. >> this year, anyone that donates at least 50 -- $50 will
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get a stuffed animal of dozer the dog. >> he's a golden-doodle that broke free and ran the last eight miles of the race. >> the last eight miles of the race, you will get a split time for running doser's dash. >> michael green balm's -- michael greenbaum's mom is a 2 year survivor. in the last years they have raised $750,000. this year they are hoping to add to that total and top $1 million. aaron is hoping to some day be able to help them. >> one day i hope to be able to say, i'm a survivor and i ran the race. >> in baltimore, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> if you love what you do, why stop? that's the case for a 90-year-old woman. after the break we'll show you she's in a class all of her own.
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first here's a look at events going on around town this weekend.
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>> this next story tells us you are never to old to do what you love. life-long learners and the 90-year-old dynamo who is their leader.
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>> there is something new at notre dame. it is called the renaissance institute. on campus for more than the last 50 years, it is a refuge for more than 300 life-long learners. >> it is learning for the love of learning. >> to that i want to add a surprise. >> if you love music, 90-year-old instructor aaron brown is your person. she's been here from the beginning. >> anybody we teach anyone ablor that wants to. and i have taught at least 31 courses. >> today she's at the helm of the renaissance chorus. a group made up of -- >> sopranos, altos.
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>> should calls her 90-year-old teacher inspirational. >> she is music itself. she loves it so, she loves all of us, and we love her. >> she's remarkable. she's very enthusiastic about everything she does. >> helen brown is also humble. she claims it is the music that's ininvigorating. >> my daughter says, don't ever give it up. keach going mom. so i keep going. >> in baltimore, kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:28. 60 degrees on tv hill. >> i'll have another one. i'llhaveanotherone won big yesterday. a preview of what you can expect from this year's preakness next. >> we'll show you the video of what it looked like.
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details after the break.
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great. so, you're all set up. what's going on? installing cable. you know this is an ikea, right? yes, but look at this sofa! it's so comfortable. we don't want to leave. have you been living here? can i have dinner at michael's house? they're having meatballs. don't be back too late. you know it gets dark when they shut off the lights. okay. i can stay. you know, you can just buy the sofas and take them home, today. for a limited time, get up to 15% back on select seating. ikea, the life improvement store. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thank you for joining us. >> before she does that, she is going to tell us about the super
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moon. >> you said you saw that. that's lucky of you. so many areas were clouded over, that i don't think people got a glimpse of it. here is the super moon last night. this is video from florida around 8:00 p.m. the moon is as close as possible. the fact it happened together means it is about 30% higher in the sky. >> the brightest moon we never got to see in person. >> that's right. we're still seeing a lot of clouds. mist in the area. as we head into the forecast today, we're expecting it to move to near 70 degrees. a few breaks in sunshine. up and downs in the temperature. stay tuned for details in just a
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few minutes. >> i'llhaveanother won the kentucky derby. sheldon dutes has more. >> they were excited for today's local stake. they got a glimpse at one of the horses. >> my ado notis will try to get into -- my adonis will try to get into the preakness. he's racing today and hopes to have enough graded earnings to race in the preakness. >> with just two weeks away, excitement is already building, even among the spectators. >> mainly for the horses. i love seeing the horses run. it is exciting trying to figure out which will win.
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>> believe it or not, these ladies already know which hats they will wear on may 19. >> probably the purple laminated inone. >> mine is definitely pink. >> it is going -- >> the horses are a big draw. there is also entertainment on deck. >> in the in field we have maroon 5, we have the darkness, you have olympic volley ball going on out there. it is' great, great day. >> sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and of course, wbal-tv 11 news is your home for the 137th running for the freak preakness -- for the preakness stakes. we'll have live team coverage before and after the big race here on wbal-tv 11 news. >> for the second year in a row, macy's teamed up for the tickle pink health care and fashion show at macy's at the white marsh mall where women got
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health community, fitness tips, and some zume bank dancing in. -- zumba dancing in. they say the show is important. >> breast cancer is a killer of women. the stats out there are very, very challenging. >> tickets to black-eyed susan day. one of the oldest races in maryland. >> keep showing that dress and i'm going to have to buy it. >> learning by awareness. how an anne arundel county high school is wanting to teach students about the fears of distracted driving. >> areas of drizzle. we'll talk about when it could finally clear out in the insta-weather plus forecast. >> coming up at 11:30 a.m. on 11 tv hill. tim tooten travels abroad to visit ancient sites in turkey
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great. so, you're all set up. what's going on? installing cable. you know this is an ikea, right?
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yes, but look at this sofa! it's so comfortable. we don't want to leave. have you been living here? can i have dinner at michael's house? they're having meatballs. don't be back too late. you know it gets dark when they shut off the lights. okay. i can stay. you know, you can just buy the sofas and take them home, today. for a limited time, get up to 15% back on select seating. ikea, the life improvement store. >> good morning. we'll start you off with a look at the temperatures right now. currently 61 degrees at b.w.i. a few 60's ad you head out to the waste. a lot of areas waking up to clouds, fog, and even drizzle. at least until 9:00 a.m. in the
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metro area, it could be drizzly through june. we'll start to see that end as we head through the morning, but it will stay mostly cloudy as we head throughout the day. that should help temperatures bump up to 10 degrees. it depends on where you are today where the temperatures are going to go. southern pennsylvania stays cooler as they are stuck in the clouds longer today. mid 60's along the eastern shore. stuck in the cloud cover much of the day. they start to break it apart as they head through the afternoon the houns in the upper 60's, and they have a clans to see a couple showers by the afternoon. a slight chance, 20% at this point. looking at the current weather pattern, we see clouds in the sky. other than that, radar is not picking up on that drizzle. it is too low to the ground to see it.
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not expecting any substantial showers. area of low pressure down to our south moving off the coast. keeping pace with a stationary front back into the plains. this is the next storm system we'll keep our eye on. this is heading our way tuesday into wednesday and it will bring better rain chances. down into the 50's downtown. winds light out of the southeast overnight. by afternoon, we should see more sunshine. mid 70's on tuesday as that next storm system approaches, and that means a better chance for showers and thunderstorms, especially later tuesday into wednesday. by wednesday we're up to 76. temperatures drop down to the 60's by the end of the week. we should drop down into next saturday. >> starting this summer, you whether be able to ride the bus to fort mchenry for free. the charm city circulateer is --
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circulator is extending its line. it is aimed at making it easier for residents to take part in the war of 1812 celebrations. it gives anyone living in the southern peninsula a chance to get into the city. it is also expected to ease traffic concerns that may stop popping pickup once festivities begin. >> in this morning's 3-d project report, an anne arundel reporter is hoping a real life story of survival will make a difference. >> my right leg. it is gorgeous, isn't it? its miscellaneous lar. but now it is paralyzed. >> tyler knows more than most about making bad decisions in a car. that's why he was brought into
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high school. the 24-year-old was 14 when he took the brunt of a 75 mile per hour crash. he had ridden unbuckled on a ride home. >> he put his chest out, was doing about 80, and i took the entire brunt of it. he slid into a telephone pole. >> he was in a coma six weeks, and now he talks about the real quepses of unsafe choices. his message is clear. >> wear your seat belt, respect your life, and respect your friends life. respect your families and loved ones. that is what it is all about. >> experts say teens are at risk during summer months, which is considered the deadliest time for young drivers. >> we keep doing these events. we do them throughout may. the more they hear the message, the better, because kids tend to have a short memory. >> accidents on mountain roads. i hope this hits home for our school. >> the accidents are horrific.
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we're losing life. down to drinking and driving, teching, speed. i hope they recognize the dangers of drinking not just for those behind the wheel but also being safe passengers in a car. >> most people listen to their parents and ignore them, but having someone younger, someone almost their age, who had a horrible life experience, i think it will take more away from the experience. >> in the last 10 years 10 people students have died from chesapeake high school. three this year alone. this morning there were two separate accidents on their way to school. both students are expected to be ok. they really have trying to do something to make a difference for that school. >> good for them. >> up next, the i-team searches for answers. >> after people offered a family help and then took their money and disappeared.
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♪ ...and all your charms... ♪ whenever i want you, all i have to do is... ♪ [ female announcer ] introducing xfinity streampix. stream your favorite movies and full seasons of shows instantly on any screen. find out more online. >> a maryland company promised to help them save their homes. instead after the business took their money, they disappeared. this morning, i-team reporter barry sims searches for answers. >> james volente keeps a document he thought would help him keep his home. >> just hoiling is it? >> now they think it is just worthless paper. the health he sought from american company called american home relief foundation never arrived, and the attorney he thought would represent him,
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didn't. >> i was looking for them to help me out because i'm having problems. i can't deal with it no more. it is too stressful. >> he says once they got the paper out, he got the run-around. >> that was basically any snack. believe me, i thought i was -- my mother, my mom, i'm in trouble. >> so were other home owners. dozens contacted the better business bureau complaining about american home relief foundation. the customers are as far away as the states of washington and new zealand. this man, in danger of losing his home, games he played $119 for a home remodification. >> the head person of the whole group. >> volente said he was never able to reach attorney michael a. perry. we were able to reach him by leaving a note at his rockville home. perry later called and agreed to reach us at his catonsville office.
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>> people would get mad because they see my name and there is no one else to go to. >> perry, who is an attorney owned one-third of the business. >> you had no idea that the people who were working for american home relief were telling home owners that you would be their attorney? >> i had no idea. >> his name appears not only on the contracts but also in the scripts used by sales people the company called modification specialists. >> you are a private attorney-based preparation firm. >> james collins, and another former employee, frank chester said they became worried when they discovered the company was charging up-front fees in states where it was illegal. >> if you are doing something illegal, they will come down and put us all in jail. >> they used my good name to sign up other people that are losing their house, and i'm not going to stand for it. >> he says perry was in the office several times a month,
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and he says home owners were told perry was their attorney. perry sazz he didn't find out about it until home owners started contacting him. >> what did you do at that point? >> what i did was, i came in and started to look at the materials and asked what was going on. that's when i found out that they were portraying like i was a part of their their business or they were a part of my law practice, which was never the case. >> perry said he closed american home relief foundation in january of last year. two years later, his law firm was in the same business. hundreds of these signs popped up along maryland roadway. that's when the state of maryland started taking notice. >> the signs themselves were misleading offering 2% loan modifications, guaranteed success rate. >> he was writing a loan modification -- he was running a loan modification operation. >> the state issued a cease and desift order in march and fined perry and associates nearly a half million dollars because the
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business was unlicensed and was charging illegal up-front fees. perry is challenging the state findings. he believes this law firm is exempt and that the law requires a license with credit repair, not loan modification. >> not one maryland resident has complained about what we have done. this is strictly about whether a license is required. >> as for american home relief foundation, in november, new hampshire issued a cease and desift order. although the business had already closed. the charges operating with unlicensed fees. he wants his money back but does not think that will happen. for the 11 news i-team, i'm barry sims. >> and attorney michael a. perry has taken this case to circuit court in baltimore. he's asking for a judicial review of the state of maryland's findings. >> coming up, we'll take you to
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vegas where floyd merryweather, jr. finally found himself in a real fight. >> complete with a bloody nose and an opponent, my gell coco and he's never going to quit. >> an incredible start to the season for the orioles. it was not close on saturday,
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>> good morning.store. the play of the baltimore orioles. 18-9 on the season. the answer is, we don't know yet. i will say, it is an awful lot of fun watching them get to this point. hey, they had a winning september, a winning april and may is off to a banner start.
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absolute blast. making it 4-0 orioles. mark reynolds, two on, two outs. homer friday and saturday. coming out of his slumber. what a pick-up. improves to 4 on 1. robert andino with two outs. what a throw. goes for the sweep of the sox later today. we take a look at -- a struggle. i'll have another. gets some love now. look at him. the last 200 yards to go ahead
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and win by a full length. to win the kentucky derby. what an incredible effort trained by doug o'neil, rid-in by derby rookie mario gutierrez. i'llhaveanother the only horse with a chance to win the triple crown. ovechkin in the point. tied at two and a third. mike green on the power play. you can't stop what you can't see. into the net is goes. washington evens the series. game five monday at madison square garten. that's a look at sports. i'm pete gill bishop noll -- i'm pete gilbert. we'll see you back here tonight at 6:00. >> their much anticipated bout. the super welterweight bout on the line.
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the fans got their moneys worth. jobs being traded back and forth. in the end, able to walk away the victor. winning another bout for his collection and remaining undefeated in 43 professional fights. $32 million from this one fight. >> wow. maybe i'll jump in the ring. >> you can take him. >> who would you want to fight? >> i'm a lover, not a fighter. >> 60 drose on tv hill. here's a look ahead to our next hour of "11 news sunday morning." >> the gift of life through her death. sheldon dutes in he will dot could the city with that story. >> president obama's re-election campaign. >> and whether or not you saw the super moon last night,
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that's the moon causing higher tideses out there. the effects of the weather when we come back in just a few minutes. >> maryland's court of appeals issue aid controversial ruling making owners of pit bulls liable for damages caused when someone is attacked by their dog. the state's highest court determined these animals are inherently dangerous as a breed, so no further proof is necessary to claim negligence. our news team has uncovered
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dozens of stories involving pit bull attacks and extensively reported on a case where a 10-year-old towson boy was almost killed and his friend seriously injured by a pit bull. records show the resident did nothing to help the boys. while the broad ruling has some animal advocacy groups disturbed, there is no question the court wants to make sure negligent owners are held accountable. some pit bull owners are outraged and say the new law is unfair and discriminatory against the breed. supporters site the number of injuries and severe injuries victims have received when attacked by pit bulls, more than any other breed. this broad net may catch responsible pet owners in a broad net, we must protect the safety of us all. go to wbaltv.com and click on editoral for more information.
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>> good morning. welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm frap fran. >> and i'm lisa robinson. our top stories in just a moment. first a look outside with meteorologist ava marie. >> you may have seen clouds moving in yesterday, and that did block the view from the super moon. the fact the moon is full right now, but it is also closer to earth than it will be the entire year. that's what it looked down in tampa. >> all the clouds in the sky. >> it is not going to be as great of a show.
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>> drizzle as you head out doors. airport is reporting a bit of mist right now. that onshore flow continues through the morning. areas of fog and drizzle through 9:00 a.m. later today, maybe a few breaks of sunshine. temperatures get up near 70 degrees for the afternoon high temperature. we expect a bit of a warm-up with when we go into the seven-day. details in a few minutes. >> our top story comes out of -- is a story where an episcopal priest was shot and she is not expected to survive. sheldon dutes has more.
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>> st. peter's is still trying to make sense of thursday's deadly shooting. >> we want to celebrate two women who in their death were trying to help someone. >> police say an angry homeless woman came into a church office, pulled out a gun and started shooting. brenda brewington was pronounced dead at the scene. priest marguerite remanipulates on life support. after shooting the two women, douglas jones toog his own life. >> we don't believe these two women were specifically targeted. we think he may have been targeted by the church as a whole and these staff members
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were there. >> we have been providing help to the needy for 50 years. this is the first time this has happened. >> people say he became angry because church staff told him not to come around anymore because of his behavior. they are continuing to mourn but trying not to to so with heavy hearts. >> we are a scrigs community. it is tough to forgive, but ultimately we will. >> the bishop sutton will be here in ellicott city. no announcements of funeral aarrangements yet. sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> in anne arundel county one person dead after an accident on the beltway. police say a driver was stopped in a travel lane when a truck slammed into his vehicle. it happened in glen burnie before 3:00 and shut down the eastbound lane to the highway for five hours. police did not release the name of the victim. the driver of the pick-up was
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also taken to the hospital. >> frequent disruptions turned the arraignment of defendants. khalid sheik mohammed. some 9/11 victims watched the hearing on closed circuit tv. >> the attorney, mr. nevin says, "with all that mr. mohammed has been through these past eight years, he's unable to speak to the court." if i wasn't sitting down, i would have fallen down. "with what he's been through." if you would have seen what the people who had to jump from 100 stories up when they were trapped by smoke and flames. >> another hearing set for june 12. military lawyers have been appointed to each man. the judge says the case will proceed whether or not the men
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cooperate. >> this morning the official lines in a political showdown. tracking all the way to november. president obama kicked off his re-election campaign rallies and a pair of battleground states. brian mooar has the latest from washington. >> president obama hit the campaign trail. >> i still believe in you, and i'm asking you to still believe in me. >> he had help from first lady michelle obama. >> i'm feeling fired up and ready to go myself. i really am. >> his new campaign slogan, "forward" is a striking contrast to the hope and change he promised four years ago. the disappointing economic numbers released on friday
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underscore the challenge president obama faces when firing up voters this time around. >> this is a marke-or-break moment for the middle class, and we've been through too much to turn back now. >> he also gave a preview on the tax to come on the presumptive nominee. >> corporations aren't people, people are people. >> romney fired back. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the horse's name says it all. i'llhaveanother is heading to the preakness stakes after winning the kentucky deshia. mario gutierrez pulled away in the final furlong of the 138th running of the kentucky derby. i'llhaveanother is the santa anita derby winner went off at 15-1 in one of the deepest and evenly balanced fields in recent
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years. >> come on, javi refment! >> racing fans were enthused for the stakes, getting a glimpse of the preakness which missed getting a slot by one slot. we are getting a better look of what to expect. >> in the in field we have changed things, we have olympic volley ball going on out there. so it is a great, great day. >> yesterday, at pimlico, he came in third. two necks behind the winner. >> the 137th running of the preakness stakes.
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we'll carry live team coverage of the preakness stakes here on wbal-tv 11 news. >> that boy going like this, do you think he was really cheering on a horse? >> i don't know. >> one or the other. great news for b.g.e. customers. culling up, how much can you expect to save on your bill. >> if you are ready to push yourself to lose weight, you might want to try boot camp. i'm kerry cavanaugh. we'll try it coming up. >> looking hard. first you will look at a live picture outside. you can't see much at all. ava has your insta-weather plus forecast after this break. forecast after this break. don't go away.
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only at the sleep number store, where queen mattresses start at just $699. >> good morning. let's start you off with a live view from the ocean city boardwalk. you can see it is hazy out there. they have a lot of clouds locked in. they are even getting a bit of drizzle.
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right now in the 60's in baltimore. 60 degrees at b.w.i. 62 downtown at the inner harbor. even the airport in baltimore reporting a little rain. east winds right now 6 miles per hour. it is the on-shore flow causing the dreary pattern to start the day. the on-shore flow causing problems along the coast. it is pushing the waves on shore. we have a coastal advisory in effect about clock a.m. there could be minor coastal flooding along the coastline. this is being helped out by the full moon, the super moon we have been talking about. it is the brightest moon we will see for 20 dwelf. it is the closest the moon has gotten for this year, and we expect it to cause an effect on the tides out there. the next high tide coming in at 7:14. that's the biggest concern for coastal flooding along with high tide for the moon and the typical high tide we see. no major concerns if you plan to be out on the bay today. not the sunnyest of days. a lot of clouds stuck in around
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out there. southeast winds 5 to 7 knots. waves a foot or less. the forecast for today, a lot of clouds throughout your sunday, especially earlier on. a lot of drizzle reported. a lot of fog as well. keep that in mind if you head out this morning. you could have areas of low visibility. maybe a few breaks of sunshine. it is the areas that get a little sunshine actually warm up. while it is only in the 60's in the suburbs especially up to our north. here's a look at the forecast across the state. 70 around central maryland. mid to low 60's along the eastern shore. as they stay in the cloud cover a lot longer into the day. that keeps cloud cover down. same case in the mountains. in the mountains, partly sunny today, then by the afternoon, a slight chance for a couple showers. current weather pattern showing clouds across the area. the radar can't quite pick up on the drizzle. it is too low to the ground. there is wet weather you have to watch out for. other than that, no major storm
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system just yet. a major storm system off the clas. this one is going to head our way into the next couple days increasing rain chances. mostly cloudy tonight, quiet, ask cool. 50's downtown. 40's in the suburbs with winds light out of the southeast. seven-day forecast showing thoo will be a little more sunny. 72 for the high temperature. 75 on tuesday. that's when that next storm system comes in. showers and thunderstorms possible. same case on wednesday. storm system passes by us. thursday we start to clear out. 60's by friday. the sunshine finally returns. >> travel and leisure magazine polls the best and worst airports in the country. b.w.i. airport next. >> we're testing on a fitness program. i'm kerry cavanaugh. i'll show you. >> and they are supposed to save you money. could b.g.e.'s smart meter
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technology also make you sick? our i-team investigates.
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>> good news for b.g.e. customers in a consumer alert. thanks to a competitive bidding process, residents might see bills decrease' little. customers will save an estimated $54 a year coming on the heels of a one-time credit this month following the merger at exalon. b.g.e. says it is a result of a merger. >> as the school year winds down and the search for summer jobs heats up, there is a new program that could help teens secure summer employment and get a job in the future. they want to give kids experience in green jobs which will become more and more sought after as companies across the nation bime more environmentlyy. it launched in ellicott city.
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community leaders tell us the benefits of the campaign include the benefits to the chesapeake bay. >> i am helping my mom and other people. anything we can do will help a lot. >> the announcement included groundbreaking on the first rain deparden. it will be created as part of the program. >> as you make summer programs, there is a new airport telling you which to avoid and which are the best. it turns out b.w.i. is one of the best. travelers say new york laguardia airport should be avoided at all costs. it is raveraged. the best spot to fly apparently is minneapolis. time for a look back and a look ahead at the week on wall
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street. >> deborah kostroun has the weekend's "bloomberg business report." >> people quit looking for jobs. labor department data shod not as many jobs were added as economists were expecting. >> a sharp weekly decline for all the major averages. >> this week congress returns to capitol hill after a one-week recess. when it comes to reducing our nation's debt, some americans aren't waiting for congress. bloomberg data shows donations to u.s. treasury specifically for debt reduction have risen sharply in recent months. the amount collected is only a fraction of the nation's roughly $16 trillion in debt, enough to cover the government bills for 30 seconds.
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>> and some customers getting discounts on iphones. customers got the 16 gigabyte iphone for $114 down from $188 while others got the 8-gig for $ 134. some say they got it from an at&t pricing sheet. walmart said the problem was corrected. but maybe you were one of those lucky customers. that's a look at the stock exschay with the bloomberg on the business report from wbal-tv 11 news. >> and with summer right around the corner, are you looking to drop serious pounds fast? kerry cavanaugh shows us how she got rid of her baby weight. first a look at events going on around town today.
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>> whether you are looking to drop serious weight or you want to tone up, there is a fitness trend taking off in baltimore. as kerry cavanaugh can attest to, the boot camp style workout has staying power. >> and go. what you got, ladies? >> i don't think going to boot camp is appealing to most of us, but losing weight is. i found out after having my baby and facing the prospect of losing 40 pounds.
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>> if you are looking for a workout, try fit body boot camp in timonium. i was intrigued by the science. >> combining stunt training, cardio, core into one workout, you get a met policyic conditioning workout, you will burn a lot of fat in a short amount of time. >> each workout is broken up into 36 exercises you do for one-minute each. that sounds simple until you realize how slowly time passes when you are pushing a 100-pound shred. the workout is different every day. i come a few times a week, which is enough to keep my metabolism firing all week according to jeff. >> the after-burn effects increases metabolism all day even when are you not working out. that's how you get the results from that. >> the variety of the workout prevents you from plateauing. laura proved.
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she weighed 200 pounds when she first reported to boot camp four years ago. >> i was like trapped. i didn't know what to do to lose the weight because i had been overweight my entire life. >> it was difficult for me to get motivated because i didn't know what to do. >> lauraia said she knew a desk job was setting her up for health problems, but there was always a reason to avoid the tread mill at the gym. she thought the group atmosphere who help her. >> i like the camaraderie of the people here. it is more motivating for me to come here and workout with my friends for an hour than to go to the gym by myself for an hour. >> it paid off. she lost 100 pounds in two years. she celebrated by running a 10-k. >> my goal is to have an athletic figure. that's something that has to be maintained. i can't get there and stop. >> i burned off the baby weight i gained during my pregnancy and
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by charlotte's first birthday i increased my muscle mass and cut my body fat. still, i admit, it is a struggle to make it through some 60-second sets. laura calls it the beauty of boot camp. you can come for years and never master it, because you can always add more weight or work harder to challenge yourself. >> i don't think it is possible to really master it, because they keep chagecage everything. >> and no matter how long they have been coming, there is a rush of relief when you hear these words. >> 5, 4, 3, and quit. >> kerry cavanaugh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there are a number of boot camps that meet outdoors. if you want to give boot camp a try, find out how you can get jeff sherman's d.v.d. for free by visiting wbaltv.com. >> b.g.e. has started replacing
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more than 1 million electric and gas meters with so-called smart meters. >> some are worried about the technology and worry it could make you sick. i-team explains why next. >> and we're starting off the day with a bit of drizzle out there. we'll tell you how long it will last when we come back in the insta-weather plus forecast.
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>> and let's go to ava marie with the weather. >> the full moon always causes the tides to be bigger. only a minor change, actually. we have clouds in the sky. r drizzley. b.w.i. reporting a bit of mist. east wind at 7 miles per hour. high humidity will keep the fog around. we expect the fog to break up after 9:00 a.m. we are mostly cloudy throughout your day. a few peeks of sunshine as temperatures struggle to get into the upper 60's. we'll talk about changes in the seven-day when we come back in a few minutes. >> well, you may know b. g.i. e. is about to replace all gas and residential meters with smart meters. >> it would allow you to better manage your meter reading. as mindy basara found, some customers feel this new technology could be bad for your health. >> this is a smart meter. how mart is it?
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it basically reads itself and then sends energy usage back to b.g.e. the utility counts the benefits to customers. >> you will go on to your computer. you will be able to see in your real-time, 24 hour delay, roughly, your energy usage. >> between twally saving customers money. not everyone is looking forward to smart technology. >> i'm a little nervous about it. i'm worried about the health benefits. >> she says she suffers from electromagnetic sensitive. she believes radio freak sizz make her sick. >> i was so sensitive i could not touch things with electricity without feeling pain. i couldn't watch tv because of the radiation from the screen was making me dizzy. >> she said headaches, fatigue, even ear aches forced her to take a leave of absence from work. >> this doctor has been studying
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electromagnetic sensitivity. she says up to a third of the population have mild to moderate symptoms. >> there are sources of this radiation. smart meters are one additional source. a lot of items in our home. we leave near cell phone antennas. they emit this radio frequency. what seems to happen, once the smart meters go in people seem to be fine and then a few become quite ill. >> she is so concerned, she questions wifi in schools and she feels not enough studies have been done on the effects of radio frequency radiation. >> this dushes me greatly because we are exposed to so much of this radiation and the levels are going higher and higher. it is almost as though the government has its head in the sand and doesn't know what the outcome will be. >> it is correct to say there have not been studies. there have been an avalanche of studies. >> this doctor works closely with the edison electric institute a utility corporation.
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scientists that have done those studies basically concluded, yeah, there may be a psychological component that if someone knows there is a radio wave signal there they feel symptoms and so forth, which may be very real to them, however those studies have shown that phenomenon isn't based on the actual presence or absence of the radio waves. >> he says it is all about where the raid yation falls on electromagazine kneltic spectrum. on the high end, x-rays and gamma raise, the type of radiation that can brek apart molecules. on the low end, tvs and smartphones. >> they really are not damaging. >> they have labeled this group 2-b a carcinogen. there are a lot of chemicals on that list, and also common place items like coffee, pickled vegetables, even talcum powder. the concern over the health effects has made its way to
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annapolis. representative glenn will give people the opportunity to opt out. aside from health issues, he's concerned about privacy. the bill did not make it to committee. it is now up to the commission to decide if opt out should be an option. >> should customers be able to opt out? >> we don't have an opinion on that. >> he says in california they are allowed to opt out, but they have to pay for it. a one-time fee of $75 and an additional $12 a month. she says she would like the opportunity to opt out. she now has her electrosensitivity under control and is seeing an alternative health practitioner and is feeling better and is back to work and does not welcome the idea of more radio waves in her home. for the 11 news i-team, i'm mindy basara. >> the public service commission's hearing on the opt-out option is scheduled for may 22.
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it will take two years to get all million plus b.g.e. customers switched over. to find out more, check out the link on our web site, wbaltv.com, and click on i-team. >> she calls herself a coordinator of chaos. meet the lady behind the preakness in-field staff. >> and we're seeing a little mist and fog out there. how long will this last? will we see any sunshine for the second day of your weekend? details in a few minutes. >> coming up often 11 tv hill, tim tooten travels abroad to visit ancient sites in greece and turkey. and a closer look into the lives of children in uganda. >> and later arkse park opens at the inner harbor. all this and more on this all this and more on this edition of 11 tv hill o
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>> good morning. we start you off with a look outdoors. it is currently 60 degrees at b.w.i. and 62 at the inner harbor. we need windshield wipers on those cameras right now. we expect high tide to be a concern as well. along the western shore in anne arundel county, as we have the full moon, the super moon, which is the biggest moon we'll see in 2012, along with the normal high tide. that's pairing up to bring higher water levels along the coast. that should be ending by 8:00 a.m. this morning after the high tide takes effect. so 7:16 is the next high tide. then we'll have another high tide later this afternoon at 7:36. that won't be nearly as high as the moon is no longer definitely
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affecting it as it did overnight. southeast winds 5 to 7 knotted today. if you plan to be out on the bay, no major concerns, it is just going to be a bit of a gray day. especially earlier on. that's where you could have a concern with low visibility because of fog. fog and drizzle are of a concern. temperatures should be held down a bit with all the cloud cover in the on-shore flow. upper 60's to low 70's. it depends on where you are today how 0 low it is going to get. if clouds stay in full force, that's when we're stuck in the 50's. upper 60's into southern maryland. mid 60's along the eastern shorement they stay cooler because they are locked into clouds earlier on. ocean city expecting fog and drizzle through much of the morning as well. the mountains will be partly sunny. they get a little more sunshine today. could be a slight chance for a
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shower. a look at the forecast. mostly cloudy skies. quiet and cool. temperatures down in the 50's downtown. 40's in the suburbs with light winds out of the southeast. current weather pattern showing those clouds across the state. no substantial precipitation, only that drizzle that's going to be ending in the next few hours. then we're waiting for our next storm system. this one in the plains. it is going to be pushing east and it will increase our rain chances as we head into the next week. seven-day forecast, a little more sunshine tomorrow. 72 for the high temperatures. 75 on tuesday. next storm system comes in, showers and thunderstorms more likely by tuesday afternoon. we can even see more lasting on wends. we dry out thursday and friday. temperatures drop down. >> with the kentucky derby over, we now have the preakness in two weeks. it is an all-day party which draws 10's of thousands of people. there is just one party planner, and who else would she spill her secrets to but 11 news reporter rob roblin? >> for many peoe, there is
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nothing like the preakness in field, and the person that makes the preakness in field party happen is kimber goodwin. >> my unofficial title, i call myself the coordinator of chaos. >> she's the infield press manager, the person who makes things happen in the in field on preakness day, and that work has already begun. >> can you get the keys to the green room so we can get in to get everything set up for the band? >> there is all kinds of entertainment. music starts at 8:30 in the morning, and we switch from stage-to-stainl, so there is never a downtime moment. sk >> this will feature acts like mr. green genes.
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the darkness. ♪ little big town ♪ wiz kha lifment fa ♪ >> and maroon 5. ♪ and she will be loved >> all the national headliners play for 90 minutes. >> it promises to be great entertainment. >> pretty much everything down to stocking the toilet pame in the green room.
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so who said it is not glamorous, right? >> rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and remember, wbal-tv 11 news is your home for the running of the preakness stakes live from pimlico on may 19. plus live team coverage before and after the big race here on wbal-tv 11 news. >> stressing about the weather, right? hopefully a good, sunny day. >> an extra $12 million finds its way into the anne arundel county school system. we'll find it in "education alert." >> more offered in harford county. >> first a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. when it comes to gardening, we're, well, inexperienced.
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>> in this morning's "education alert" anne arundel schools have extra funds to spend. they will add that amount to the school's budget next year. it comes a week after the state school board determined that the district had been under-funded. school officials say the money will be put to good use. >> certainly we could use more teaching positions. whether that ends up on the list or not we will see through conversations with the county. >> county executive john leopold says that he believes the school system will use the $12 million to pay for raises. school officials deny that claim. >> well, some much needed academic help is on the way for
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harford county students whose parents are serving in the military. it is a three-year grant to enroll kids in advanced placement. tim tooten has that story. >> a growing number of high school students signing up for advancement or a.p. courses. they are the ones that count toward college credit. harford county is convinced the u.s. department of defense, the white house to invest in local a.p. programs. >> kids will receive advanced training. they will have opportunities for study groups, for tutor being, for after school, for saturday assistance, advanced placement exams. >> so far aberdeen and havre de grace are the only two high schools in line. >> what we like is it reaches in and touches military kids. it tries to give them a leg up in working in the industries of the future which will be
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dependent on math and science. >> and that's why there is a push to get students who may have not put a.p. courses at the top of their list. >> i want my dad to be -- i don't want my dad to be in afghanistan and be stressed that, hey i need more money about a.p. classes. >> it is a good opportunity. i know it will come in handy when i am applying for colleges, interviewing for jobs. having this is a kickoff for my future. >> boeing is splitting the bill for the program but won't see how much it is investing. >> the biggest resource we have, the most important resource we have is our people. so we spend a lot of time scompevert on high schools growing the future just like we do with colleges. >> so far a.p. scores have gone up at least 45% in schools across the country already enrolled in the program. tim tooten, wbal-tv. >> and please don't go away. we have much more news coming up next, including highlights from las vegas on the boxing fight
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between may weather and cotto. >> hi, i'm pete gill quert bert. we'll check in on the orioles. incredible start to the stune. not close saturday. that was fine with them. that was fine with them. story ahead.
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>> good morning. the question we keep getting, is this for real? i'm talking about the play of the baltimore orioles. 18-9 so far on the season. the answer is, we don't know yet. i will say, it is an awful lot of fun watching them get to this pt. hey, they had a winning september. a winning april and may is off to a banner start. making it 4-0 orioles. two runs aboard, two outs. look out. he had a homer friday and saturday. only two home runs of the season. coming out of his slumber. jason hammel, what a pick-up. he was dominant. even a little defensive help as well. yeah, robert with two outs. what a throw. orioles got the win by a final
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of -2. go for a sweep later today. the kentucky derby. grand motion trained animal kingdom. take a look then at a -- a struggle. i'llhaveanother. he got no love from the prerace. look at him. flowing by in the last 200 yards to win i by a full length. what an incredible effort. written by derby. a chance to win the triple groun. ovechkin uncovered in the point. tied at 2 1/3. you can't stop what you can't
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see. rangers win it 3-2. game five monday at madison square garden. that's a look at sports. i'm pete gilbert. >> although floyd mayweather walked out of the ring bloodied, he remains unbeaten. he went toe-to htoe with cotto. a full fight with jabs being traded back and forth. in the end, mayweather walked away the victor winning another belt. he remains undefeated in 43 professional fights. he reportedly pocketted $32 million from this one fight alone. that's enough to retire on. >> i don't think he's retiring. >> i don't think so either. >> here's a look ahead. >> it targets all races but it accounts for 32% of all deaths
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among black people. learn about the warning signs of a stroke and the risk factors facing african-americans. >> plus, the search continues at 7:24 to find your mom the perfect mother's day gift. >> and bullying doesn't just happen to kids. at 7:39, expert advice on how kids can deal with those types of situations. >> plus, we have news, weather, and sports when "11 news sunday morning" continues. stay with us.
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>> a new ruling has some people upset about a court order changing the laws regarding pit bulls. previously the owner would have to prove the owner smue knew the dog was dangerous to be found liable. there is no question the court wants to make sure negligent owners are held accountable. some pit bull owners are outraged and say the new law is unfair and discriminatory
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against the breed. supporters cite the number of instances and severe injuries victims have received when attacked by pit bulls more than any other breed. while this broad net may catch responsible owners and wonderful family pets, you can not argue the idea of responsible pet owners to the safety of us all. for more information, go to wbaltv.com and click on editorial.
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>> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson.
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>> and i'm jennifer franciotti. we'll get to our top stories in just a minute. first we'll check outside with ava marie. it is going to be a different day today. >> it is. we woke up with sunshine, and then clouds rolled in. a bit of a misty and foggy start to the day. 59 the current temperature at b.w. i. in fact, the airport it reporting a bit of rain. it is the on-shore flow that's keeping us with cloud cover. expect it to be in the 60's throughout much of the day. changes coming up in the seven-day including a warm-up. stay tuned.
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>> an episcopal church is being kept on life support in howard county after being shot by a homeless man. sheldon dutes has more. >> state police are trying to make sense of thursday's deadly shooting. they are determined to be positive when they are here in church. >> we want to celebrate the church of an amazing kind-hearted women -- two amazing women who in their death were trying to help someone. >> police say an angry homeless man who had been living in the woords nearby, came into a church office, pulled out a gun and started shooting. brenda brewington was shot dead at the scene and reverend marguerite remains in critical in shock trauma. >> she's on life support, and at some point this week, the family will decide when to donate her organs. >> after shooting the two women, police say the gunmen, douglas
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franklin jones took his own life. he was found in the woods near the church. >> we don't believe these two victims were specifically targeted. we think he may have been frustrated with the church as a whole and these two staff members happened to be there when he came in with the gun. >> we have been providing health and comfort for the homeless and needy for 160 years. this is the first time anything like this has happened. >> place say he became angry because church staff told him not to come around because of his behavior. while they mourn, ter attempting to do so without heavy hearts. >> we are a christian community. it is tough to forgive, but ultimately we will. >> bishop sutton will be at this morning's church service here in ellicott city. there have been no announcements of fuel ran arrangements yet. sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> in anne arundel county, one person is dead after an accident on the beltway.
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police say a driver was stopped in the travel lane when a truck slammed into his vehicle. it happened in glen burnie before 3:00 on saturday morning. it shut down the eastbound planes of the city for five hours. police did not release the name of the victim who was driving a sedian. the driver of the pick-up truck was taken to the hospital. >> frequent disruptions by the client defendant turned the arraignment of defendants into a 13-hour marathon. guantanamo bay. caleed sheik mohammed and four men accused of helping in the plot knelt in play often ignoring the judge. family members watched the hearing on closed-circuit tv. >> the attorney, mr. nevin says, "with all that mr. mohammed has been through these past years, he's unable to speak to the court." and if i wasn't sitting down i would have fallen down. "with what he's been through."
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if you should have seen what people who had to jump from 100 stories up, trapped by smoke and flames. >> although the hearing is set for june 12, military lawyers had been appointed to each man. the judge said the case will proceed whether or not the men cooperate. >> this morning, the official launch in the showdown tracking all the way to november, president obama kicked off his re-election campaign saturday with rallies in a pair of battleground states. brian mooar has the latest from washington. >> in his first official campaign results, president obama hit the battleground states in ohio and virginia. >> i still believe in you. and i am asking you to keep believing in me. >> he reached out to the younger voters he needs to win re-election, and he had some help from first lady michelle obama.
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>> i'm feeling pretty fired up and ready to go myself. i really am. >> his new campaign slogan "forward" is a striking contrast to the hope and change he promised four years ago. the disappointing economic numbers released on friday underscored the challenge president obama faces in firing up voters this time around. >> this was a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and we've been through too much to turn back now. >> he also gave a preview of attacks to come on the presumptive nominee, mitt romney. >> corporations aren't people. people are people. >> but romney's campaign fired right back saying the president is ignoring the past 3 1/2 years and voters won't. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and the horse's name says it all. i'll have another one.
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>> he won the kentucky derby. with jockey mario deputerezz, he pulled away in the final stretch winning the derby. >> i'll have another, the santa anita derby winner went off in 15-1 in one of the deep and most evenly balanced field in recent histories. >> come on, javier! >> for those that couldn't make it to churchill downs, pimlico is the next best thing. just missed getting a spot in the derby. one spot. still, with baltimore's big day in just two weeks, we're getting a better look at what we can expect besides the races. >> in the in field we have changed thing. we have maroon 5, you have the
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darkness, little big mouth. olympic volley ball going on out there. it is a great, great day. >> the horse headliner that just missed the derby is my adonis. yesterday he came in third, two necks behind the winner. >> and wbal is your home for the second leg of the triple crown live from pimlico may 19. plus live team coverage before and after the big race here on 11. >> that little kid is really rooting him on or something else is going on. >> today is laughter day. you should laugh a lot today. 59 degrees on tv hill. don't wait for the last minute to get a mother's day gift. still ahead, gift ideas for you. >> just one of the warning signs of a stroke. what you should know about the risk factors in eye medical alert." >> first you're taking a live -- well, sort of a picture of outside.
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it is a murky one at that. ava up with your insta-weather plus forecast. please stay with us.
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>> good morning. 11 news continues with a live view from the tower cam. downtown looks pretty dreary out there. all those rain drops on the camera. need the windshield wipers right now. 61 downtown at the inner harbor. humidity up to 96%. winds coming in on shore. that on-shore flow is keeping the weather dreary. starting off in the 50's and 60's. 50's along the eastern shore. as you head west of baltimore, actually in the low 60's. including frederick at 63. hagerstown case for them. current weather pattern showing a lot of clouds out there. that on-shore flow continues to push the clouds on-shore to the east coast. an area of low pressure is helping to increase that.
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area of low pressure down into the carolinas. we get the counter clock-wise spin and that's why we have clouds coming in out of the east of the wen eventually high pressure will sneak into the area and dries up tomorrow. we have a new storm system that comes our way tuesday into wednesday. here's a look at the showers. producing showers and thunderstorms from nebraska up into wisconsin. once this cold front heads our way, it could do much the same for our forecast. as for today, it is the drizzle that are you dealing with early on. fog and drizzle at least for 9:00 and 10:00. after that point, the fog should start to clear out, but the fog will stick around for the majority of your sunday. if it sticks around, not too much of it. temperatures in the 60's, low 70's this afternoon. forecast across the rest of the state. upper 60's. the mountains may see a couple light rain showers later this afternoon.
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quiet and cool out there. downtown. 40's into the suburbs. next storm system by tuesday. overnight tuesday into wednesday. for now, that's our best chance of rain. a little more tomorrow. by tuesday, more clouds. another chance for rain. temperatures into mid 70's next week. we drop into the 60's next friday but with more sunshine. >> a week left to get your mom a gift for mother's day. a few ideas for you coming up. >> and it is the third cause of death for african-americans. what you need to know about the warning signs for stroke. >> you probably talked to your kids about it, but what do you do if you are being bullied?
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the author of a book on how adults can deal with bullying
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>> in this morning's "medical alert" strokes are on the rise among younger people. those not traditionally considered at high risk for the condition. the details. [siren] >> i remember getting into the ambulance. then i remember stuff fading. >> that day last september changed 34-year-old jesse's life. >> i could ven -- kind of remember my right arm going numb. >> he was having a stroke. >> jesse's case, while still rare accident is part of a growing frend trend. >> probably close to the last two years we have seen almost double the number of stroke victims under the age of 50. >> stroke in young people is relevant -- relatively rare for
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younger people. >> that's a reason why jesse is sharing his story, writing a message that stroke can affect younger people. the sooner treat, the better the prognosis. >> as time progresses, brain issue dies. time is brain. if you can get there within the first six hours, something can be considered. >> that's why every minute counts. >> we have a small window of opportunity for treating stroke in those -- in any stroke patient. but it is particular in those young patients. >> the quick treatment and follow-up care has allowed jesse to regain his memory and mobility. now he is thankful he's here. >> i feel like i got a second chance to live. >> and that was erika reporting. joining us now is nuregejift --
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anurologist shariff. >> we dwrushly talk about five main warning signs. one of them is newmanness or weakness in the face, armor leg, jushly on one side of the body, trouble speaking, trouble concentrating, or trouble understanding is another one. also severe headache is another one we talk about. >> like a headache that comes -- >> a headache thank comes out of nowhere. >> it feels like your head is splitting apart. >> yes. loss of vision in one eye or one side of the face. the last one is difficulty walking or problems with balance. >> is one of the probbeds that sometimes people don't understand to think right away oh, i could be having a stroke? whether you are going through that, i imagine it could be scary? >> we tell people to call 911 as soon as you experience signs or symptoms of a stroke. so there is a certain window of time when you can actually get treatment for the stroke. getting to the hospital as soon as possible is important.
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>> what is the window of time? >> it depends on the type of treatment that's available. we tell people to get there as soon as possible. within the first 4 1/2 hours, you give interveneous forms of the drug p.t.a., the clot buster. the first six to 12 hours, you can get it through the arteries. >> asap. >> there are certain risk factors for stroke that you cannot do anything about. >> those are age, things like family history. i think that you can't do anything about. >> and obviously your age. >> and your age, of course. >> and what are some of the things that you can change to help prevent a stroke? >> so smoking is one of the main things. if you are smoking you should stop. high blood pressure, which may be referred to as hyper tension. if you get your blood pressure checked, make sure it is under control. high cholesterol, obesity or being overweight are things you can do something about.
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>> and thinking about some of those things you can't change, it is important to know your family history. >> right, right. absolutely. it is important to know if you have family history of heart disease or stroke, high blood pressure. all those things are important for your stroke risk. >> and if you have a family member who has had a stroke, i think it probably would depend also if their factors would have contributed to the stroke as well. maybe they are overweight. >> right. >> that doesn't necessarily mean you are at risk for a stroke. >> that's right. it is a combination of different fact ords that determines your risk. >> you have an event coming up. >> it is our annual stroke prevention health fair and a jazz brunch. it is going to be in fells point on may 19 starting at 10:00. we're going to have food and music and stroke screenings so you can learn your individual risk for stroke. >> what do you do for the stroke screening? >> we check your blood pressure, check your heart rate and see if you have an abnormal heart rhythm, including the one us
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can't do anything about, your age, and the ones you can do something about, and educate you on those. >> sort of a less intimidating environment than going to a doctor's office. you can eat, have fun, and find out if you are at risk. dr. shariff thank you very much for coming. >> if you are on the hunt for the perfect gift for mother's day, we have a few good ideas coming up. first a look at events going on around town.
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>> you can celebrate mom this year and show her some love with this gift that our representative from shopping depfment uru has for us. >> what does guru stand for? >> gifts. i found a loin of ways you can indulge mom. let's start with these fragrance scents. you get all different samples in here. you can read one that comes in each box. a full-sized bottle of perfume. 3 this one you get a -- moving on to cosmetics. this will keep on bubbling. let me show you how it works.
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you switch this around your bathtub like this. you can lay it out to dry between uses. you can put it in your bathtub. it takeds a second. we have all great ways to pasm per mom as well. great for anyone on the go. a week carry-all bag. comes in line lime and tanning reason. -- comes in lime and tangerine. comes with one charm of your choice. this is the cherished mom one where you get a special mom
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charm. you can add on to these bracelets. if you go in and mention the guru, you can get free engraving on any engraveable charm. >> so that's for everybody. >> slow cookers making a big comeback. there are time savers, they are convenient. what we see now is more innovative recipes. this is from william sonoma. the artichoke risotto caught my eye. which i thought was amazing. lots of fun stuff in there. >> why did i not know william sonoma was at the toup center? >> you should go. these are all from crate and barrel. you can use this in a sunny spot or protected area. great way to showcase your favorite plants. these are earth in a bag. you can see everything you need to get started. >> you can leave it in a bag.
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>> started in the bag. or replant it. one of the chief planters here. >> i have lots. >> if you want to get more information, our web site www.towson town center guru .congressman. -- guru.com. stay with us. you're watching "11 news sunday morning." when it comes to gardening, we're, well, inexperienced.
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you're going down! it's all over! no! it's not over yet! sofas that can take anything life throws at them. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thank you for joining us. >> we were talking about how the clouds obscured our view. from tampa and orlando, what they saw of the super moon at its peek overnight. it is a super moon. unfortunately, we had a lot of clouds. it is still coming down from the full moon.
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current temperature, an on-shore flow. a couple peeks of sunshine in the afternoon. we have warmer weather on the way in the seven-day. >> david gregory joins us live with a look at "meet the press." president obama kicking off his re-election campaign with a new slogan "forward." how does he think this will work with voters? >> he hopes wells -- well. he wants to be seen as the candidate pushing the economy level forward in a way that will be lasting and endureable.
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he wants to be seen as that a bridge to something better and at the same time say governor romney will try things the republicans have tried before that does not work. >> and he continues to try to reach out to the young voters, it seems. yesterday he was speaking to younger voters, trying to secure their vote. one of his messages talks to the middle class. at what point was he going to have to start talking to older americans. saying the government can't do everything. there is a lot of coded information there. saying he wants to protect americans is that reaches senior voters.
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it also includes a lot of debt, parents that could not afford to send them to college. he's trying to reach middle class schools. >> i know you are going to have vice president joe biden on your show talking about the not just the campaign but what all of this means. >> it is a rare exclusive view. how they view the economy, how they view mitt romney, and he's out spoken on all these topics. >> this has been tough for the obama administration in terms of human rights issues. what do you think about this now? how does this make the obama administration look? >> it is always for an administration to make sure how hard to push china on a human rights issue as owe mowsed to pursuing their own agenda, whether it is trade talks or other aspects of a delicate
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relationship. this is one they want to put to bed. they were trying to arrange for the fellowship for chen quangchen. we will see where it goes. it could come off the rails based on whether he had a change of heart based on what he wants to do. this is very much an hour-to-hour situation. >> thank you for joining us this morning. don't forget to watch "meet the press" following 11 news at 9:00 a.m. we have a programming note for you. harford county executive david craig will be our guest this morning. e-mail questions to sundayquestions@wbaltv.com. >> although floyd mayweather walked out of the ring at the mgm grand bloodied, he is still untouched in the loss column. mayweather went 12 rounds with miguel you cotto in their
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much-anticipated bout. the super welterweight bout on -- belt on the line. jabs being traded back and forth. in the end, may weather was able to walk away the victor, winning another belt for his collection and remaining undefeated in 43 professional fights. may weather reportedly took home $32 million from this fight. >> i never wanted a job where i was going to be hit in the head. >> for $32 million you might. >> i might change my mind. still ahead, animal rescue with a pet looking for a good home. >> we have all had to deal with a difficult person or two in our lives whafment to do when you have had enough? the author of this book joins us with some advice next. >> the radar may look clear over the area. coming up, i'll tell you why you may want a rain jacket as
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>> good morning. we're starting you off with a live view from the skycam. you can see all the rain drops on the camera right now from a bit of the mist we had over the morning hours. 59 the current temperature at b.w.i. marshall. the humid humidity up to 896%. it is the on-shore flow that continues to bring us all the cloud cover and a bit of a drizzle as you start out this morning. looking at the satellite picture, you can see the clouds pushing into western maryland through pen not as well. this will be the trend throughout much of your sunday. we will have a hard time breaking free from clouds and seeing any sun today. unlike yesterday where it started off sunny, today will be a mostly cloudy day. we have an area of low pressure down near the carolinas right off the coast. this counter clock wise flow is
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helping to bring that on-shore flow into the mid-atlantic. high pressure will eventually try to mike its way down into the region, but until then we're dealing with on-shore flow keeping us dreary. here's the next storm we're tracking. this will affect us the next couple days. right now bringing us showers and thunderstorms from nebraska up to wisconsin and it will march east tuesday into wednesday. that's when we have the better rain chances. as for the forecast today, light rain. if you encounter rain this morning, it is the fog and drizzle. that should start to clear out of baltimore by 10:00 a.m. we will see mostly cloudy skies into the afternoon. just a few peeks of sunshine expected later today, so our temperatures are cool. only in the upper 60's to low 70's. some areas in the state stay locked in cloud cover. even the eastern shore, they are only in the mid to low 60's. they could see the fog and
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drizzle until noon. maybe a partly sunny skies out there. even they have a chance to see a shower later today. i would be concerned with the fog out there. light southeast winds at 5 to 7 noths. we passed our first high tide at 7:16. that caused minor coastal flooding along the coast of anne arundel county. next high tide 7 f 36 m forecast, mostly cloudy skies. in the 50's downtown. 40's in the suburbs. we'll still see clouds tomorrow. it should clear out to more sunshine. 72 the high temperature. mid 70's tuesday and wednesday. next storm system comes in. a better chance tuesday into wednesday. we will be slightly cooler as the sunshine returns. >> kids aren't the only ones that deal with bullies.
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they come in all shapes and sizes. the author of a book "i didn't sign up for this." seven strategies for dealing with difficulty in difficult times. you know what, >> i wrote this book not just because of bullies. pullies are one type of difficulty. the reason bullies are frustrating for us is because their need for control is so strong that they try to dominate everyone and everything. internally they feel a lack of control. this is the place they operate and move from. we have to look at some strategies for being able to deal with that strong need for control. >> let's look at these things. one of the things, you have to beat the bully at his own game. >> one simple thing you can start to do is get beyond
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defensiveness. so the bullies oftentimes, want you to be in a very defensive position. so when i say "get beyond defensiveness" somebody says why didn't you do that? if you said something like well, what if i did? in other words, you are not constantly defending yourself, so from that position you are not always trying to fight the bully. most people fight the bully or become very passive with the bully and those are losing propositions. >> you say get to disengagement. >> yes, the bully wants you to engage so he can over-power you. in many cases i tell my clients who i coach, don't respond to the e-mail. once you do that, now you are back and forth with the bully. don't respond to them at their game. the other thing you want to do, if you are in an organization, get help. that may be legal help. you might want to go to the h.r. department. that's important. you also, if you need to, you want to depet -- get out of a
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situation. don't find yourself engaged with a bully. get out. leave if you need to. there is no reason why you need to stay in it. and the other thing, one more thing you can do, is there a place two fingers below your belly button. if you focus right there, just think about that place. that will actually strengthen your inner resolve. we have all had times when we were strong, and we have had times when we were weak. want to be strong in the face of the bully so the bully does not look to victimize you. he or she will go somewhere else. we also want to look at the expectations we have around these things. people can find that they expect the bully to be different than they are. letting go of expectations, really important. if people want to know how they can let go of expectations, they go to my web site. >> what about, you know, mean
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kids, they grow up to be mean adults? >> they can, yes. but the idea is, how you are is how you teach the bully to be with you. so you have to be strong, and really in your body and in your being so the bully does not look to tear you apart. you have to think of bull liz like animals. they look for that weakness in the prey. they look for a place of vullnerability. you have to be strong. you find that inner strength and then the bully will go somewhere else. >> they really will. >> sandra crow.com. >> the book is "i didn't sign up for this. seven strategies for dealing with difficulty in difficult times." and the web site is sandracrow.com. >> coming up, 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 animal rescue. a pet looking for a good home. this dog is so sweet. he's been quiet and calm all morning. >> that's his general major. he's a laid back, easy-going job. his name is pety. he's about two years old. >> what kind of dog is he? >> well, we've been trying to figure it out. we think he's dalmation, beagle. he has spots on his ears, and just his temperament. he has a laid-back temperament. he does play in the morning. rides wonderful in the car.
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very well behaved. we take him to more in-door vets. he's a great little guy. >> what kind of home do you think would be good. >> i think a home with a young family would be good for him. he likes to run and play outside. i think it is an overall good pet. >> help me understand the process of adopting a pet? >> we're open mondays, wednesdays, and friday 1:00 to 3:00. you come up, fill out an application rks show them around. we see something like we put a hold on that dog for them. it takes, what? five to seven days to process the application. >> oh, good. >> today pety will be at the pet smart in belair. >> that might get him a chance to meet him in person and see if that's a dog they want to take home. how could you not. look at that face? >> if you want to help animal rescue 717-993-3232.
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go to www.animalrescueinc. we hope pety finds a home soon. thank you for being here. back to you guys. >> i think someone will snatch him up fast. 7:48. 9 degrees on tv hill. coming up we're in the 11 news kitchen for "sunday brunch." >> stay with us. [ female announcer ] with xfinity, you can always expect more. like more on demand shows and movies than ever. and more ways to discover them too. plus more speed from america's fastest internet provider.
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>> we are minutes away from nbc's sunday "today" show. lester holt joins us with a preview of what's coming up. good morning, lester. >> good morning. coming up, a terror trial. caleed sheik mohammed. live in guantanamo bay cuba with the latest on those proceedings. then a movie executive in los angeles vanishes without a trace. now police and his family are pleading for the public's help. we'll tell you about the circumstances in that case. plus a giant sinkhole forces a family in florida to flea their home. others at risk. that family joins us live.
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and we're going to hear from a childs -- more coming up when jenna and i see you later on "today." >> it is time "sunday brunch." that is the prettyest cutting board we've ever seen. >> we're going to start off with a wlill bit of butter, melted butter in a pap. throw in some julianed onions. we're going to put these on high for an hour.
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you can >> do you make your own fresh? >> we do serve -- assuming traditionally tends to be a potato filling. >> this is a way to take something that's a convenience type item and dress it up and make it your own. >> exactly. >> you can find these at any grocery store in your frosen section. you know pop them in water. throw them in a pan. with -- you can go to the farmer's market and get lovely aasparagus, herbs.
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this a great way to use the ingredients at your farmer's market. this is chicken applesauceage. >> you were on "top chef" too? >> i was. >> tell us how it looks? >> 14235 in the harbor east area just outside of the inner harbor before you get to fells point. >> really great stuff. and you also have your own wine here. i was looking at this.
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so they use different blends to make red and white, which are obviously house wines. >> if you would like a copy of this recess by go online to wbaltv.com or send a self-addressed nfl -- envelope to 3800 hooper avenue, baltimore, maryland 21211. >> your sausages are heated up, give it a toss, and serve it up. >> 73 the update. you spend most of the day in the 50's. cloudy throughout the day. rain chances as we head into mid week. i perfectly place myself closer
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to the food. >> the "today show" next. >> that's right. a live update for you at 8:25. back with more news and weather. have a great day. >> maryland's court of appeals issue aid controversial ruling making owners of pit bulls liable if someone is attacked by their dog. the state's highest court determined these animals are dangerous as a breed so no further proof is necessary to claim negligence.
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our news team has reported ds dozens of stories involving pit bull attacks and extensively reported on a case involving this missed decision. a 10-year-old towson boy was almost killed and his friend injured by a pit bull in 2010. neighbors show the dog owner did nothing to help the victims. >> there is no question the court wants to make sure negligent owners are held accountable. some pit bull owners are outraged and say the new law is unfair and discriminatory against the breed. supporters cite the number of incidences and severe injuries when attacked by pit bulls more than any other breed. while this broad net may catch responsible owners and wonderful family pets, you can not argue the idea of responsible pet ownership for the safety of us all. for more information, go to wbaltv.com and click on
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