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the hospital after a fire destroyed their home. >> president obama and mitt romney spar over the economy. we will tell you who voters think can do a better job fixing it. >> a church shooting in howard county and has now claimed its second victim. >> dry weather will not last for long. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we are starting out dry. >> we have a slight chance for a sprinkle. the best chance for rain will be on tuesday and wednesday. nothing going on. 54 at the airport. you might want to take a light
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jacket. most of today will be in the 60's. wichita about -- we should top out around seven degrees. a mixture of sun and clouds. a 20% chance for a shower. we will come back and check the forecast going into a mother's day weekend. >> good morning. not bad. we are tracking fire activity on park heights road. same situation at patapsco avenue, fire activity. up to speed on the west side traveling from 795 to 70. 11 minutes on the west side outer loop. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 down towards 32. this is 795 at franklin boulevard. southbound traffic is building. no delays down towards the
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beltway. 50 at sandy point, a nice start as you travel across the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police find a woman's body in a car near arundel mills mall. she is in their early 20's and was found behind the satellite building. it is not clear how long she had been there. a man is behind bars after a run in with police in salisbury. two vehicles were attempting to stop an suv. the officers opened fire. a man was treated for gunshot wounds and is charged with attempted second-degree murder and reckless endangerment. detectives investigating a pair
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of deadly shootings. officers arrived around 2:30 on sunday afternoon to find the victim shot in the head. he did not survive. another shooting in west baltimore. an adult victim had been shot several times on eutaw place around 2:45 this morning. >> three children were rescued from a burning home early on sunday morning. this happened in west baltimore. kim dacey is live. what can you tell us about the injuries? >> the children are 11, 12, 15. two were in serious condition at last check. two are on ventilators because of the smoke they inhaled. it started around 2:30 at the
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home in west baltimore. firefighters found the three children in a closet. the children were somewhat responsive and were rushed to the hospital. the older sister, tyreka dodd, was not at home at the time but is calling her older brother a hero. >> he just laid down on the ground and got on the top of them. he was the big hero. >> investigators are still working to determine what started the fire and where the parents were. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a second person has died following a shooting in ellicott city. reverend mary-marguerite kohn was a rector and was shot along with another woman by homeless man on thursday. the man could have been upset after being turned away because
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of his erratic behavior. kohn was kept alive silver organs could be donated -- was kept alive so were organs could be donated. >> she was a giving person. she was just barely alive when she was discovered and was kept alive on life support. unfortunately, she had a brain function when she got to the hospital. >> funeral services will be held for both women later this week. >> president obama at mitt romney spar over the economy. millions are still out of work and the election could hinge on who voters think has a better plan to fix the economy. >> good morning. at this point, most national polls show mitt romney and the
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president running neck and neck. it may be the economy that tips the scale in november. the latest jobless numbers have given president obama -- >> we're making progress. >> and mitt romney plenty to talk about. >> president obama is out of ideas and out of excuses. >> the unemployment rate is still hovering above 8% and 340,000 americans are giving up the search for work. mitt romney turned up the heat. >> that is a terrible number. >> job-creation numbers fall for the third straight month. >> not just about how we're doing today by how we will be doing tomorrow... >> vice president joe biden fired back. >> what is he proposing? he is proposing going back to the failed policies of the last administration on steroids. >> president obama on saturday officially launched his campaign, asking crowds to look ahead. >> we have to move forward to
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the future we imagined in 2008. >> the economy is a key campaign issue. >> the latest gallup swing state poll shows more voters think mitt romney would do a better job handling the economy over the next four years than president obama. >> this is a time when america wants to create jobs and get people working again. >> talk about the economy continues with mitt romney in ohio. the president does the same tomorrow in new york. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:07. 56 degrees on tv hill. relief at the pump. >> murder mystery at churchill downs. a body was discovered inside a barn. >> has been a police officer. now a doctor?
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>> we are live and getting ready for the women's housing coalition big fund-raiser on monday. >> a new problem in dundalk. some road closures. some problems elsewhere because some problems elsewhere because of fire department
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>> good morning. 59 degrees. there are a few clouds in the skies. we could see more sunshine today. we're talking about the women's coalition -- women's housing coalition fundraising happening on monday here at nick's fish house. it is located on the patapsco river. you're a board member with the housing coalition. this began as a grass-roots effort to provide housing for women that are homeless. how big of a need is it in baltimore? >> there is a lot of homelessness in baltimore. people think of homeless people as only men and there are a lot of women and children out there. we have a variety of houses that women and children stay in.
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we help them with getting jobs and with health care so they can become full members of society and get back to work and get on with their lives. >> this fund-raiser is a way to celebrate and to raise those funds for the much needed housing for women in the community. >> we need as many people as possible to come out to nick's fish house. this will be so much fun. we will have prizes and auctions and the food will be fabulous. you have seen felicia cooks some already. >> we will be previewing some of the auction items. housing.org.s this sounds like fun. steel drums.
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>> caribbean sound. that is a great organization. the fund raiser going for a good cause. thank you. 55 in columbia. 54 in parkton. you might want to take a light jacket. it is a little on the cold side. there is nothing going on. just a few clouds but no precipitation. the wind direction will be key today. it will bring some moisture off of the atlantic to bank it up against the mountains. kind of like what happened yesterday. you can see some breaks in the overcast. variable clouds which means there will be a sunshine mixed in. 20% chance for rain shower.
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most of you will not see any rain today. the chance for rain increases tomorrow and wednesday. big rain around chicago. that will drift in our direction. variable clouds with a 20% chance for a rain shower today. high temperature between 67 and 72 degrees. wave heights near a foot if you take the boat out today. the chance for rain and goes up on tuesday and wednesday. scattered showers and thunderstorms. high temperature in the mid 70's. then it gets chilly by the end of the week. high temperatures drop into the 60's on thursday and friday. on sunday, a 30% chance for a few scattered showers or thunderstorms. 6:14. >> good morning.
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a new problem -- a water main break in dundalk and there are closures at center place. take dundalk road as your alternate. it is expected to be closed for some time this morning. you may find some lanes closed at patapsco avenue because of fire department activity. watch for zero fire activity at park heights road -- watch for fire activity at park heights road. this is 795. southbound traffic is starting to build at franklin boulevard. traffic starts to build near the beltway. not looking any delays at the toll plaza. a nice start east and westbound on the span of the bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> sounds like a plot from a tv
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crime show. police investigating the murder on the grounds of the kentucky derby. a body was found in a barn. victim is a worker at the track, 48 years old. a fire in san francisco. it began around 10:00 a.m. in the mission district. the number of people this place could grow as people return to the building from the weekend. nobody was injured. overseas financial markets are tumbling. francois hollande defeated nicolas sarkozy in sunday's election. firstde is france's socialist president in years.
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the leaders in greece have called for changes in terms of the bailout. one party wants to overturn the deal. >> it is back to work for congress as they focus on a college loans. interest rates are set to double on july 1. the democratic plan would keep rates where they are. republicans want to vote on their own bill which would freeze the current rates for one-year. you cannot believe everything you read on the internet. the same holds true for the face of it. one of every four lies about something on facebook. sometimes it is about privacy.
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people posted things that are false to protect their identities. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. without giving away all of your secrets, what would you consider lying about on your facebook page? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. travers may see prices at the pump -- drivers macy prices at the pump ease even more. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> michelle obama has been pushing her anti obesity let's move campaign. she wants to open 1000 stores that sell fresh fruit and vegetables. many grocers are opening up in wealthier areas. the director says that is
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because these types of stores are not profitable to open up. domino's is expected to announce plans to start offering a pizza made with gluten-free crust. this is a $6 billion market for people who cannot digest food made with wheat or rye. stocks were tanking after a disappointing april jobs report. the bloomberg maryland index falling on losses for a former under armour. the average price in baltimore is now $3.71 a gallon for regular. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> the super heroes save the
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weekend at the box office. "the avengers" earned $203 million, the biggest opening ever passing the harry potter finale. george lindsey passed away. he carried his character over to a spinoff series. he spent 20 years on "hee-haw." he passed away after a brief illness at the age of 83. the term big man on campus took on a new meaning this weekend. movie star and entertainer shaquille o'neal received a
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ph.d. he said this is the fulfillment of a promise he made to his parents years ago. >> i owe my mother and father this. they tell me everything, about people, about life, about being humble. is why i further my education. >> next on his plate is law school. >> good for him. 56 degrees on tv hill. >> the orioles break a tradition of frustration at fenway park. keith mills will join us in the studio. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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try dunkin's new black cocoa creme iced coffee and call star-star-d-d for a text to capture your alien today. the galaxy runs on dunkin'. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. an accident if you travel in joppa along southbound not to erode and 95. busy area. watch for lane closures. a closure in dundalk because of a water main break. take dundalk road as your alternate. some lane closures at patapsco avenue. there is a fire activity. still at delays, we're 61 on the north side. this is 83 at york road. southbound traffic looks great.
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heavier but no delays down towards the beltway. 295 checking out ok. southbound traffic down to 32, not tracking any delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. so far so good as far as the morning commute. 54 at the airport. you might want to take a light jacket. variable clouds or a mixture of sun and clouds. a 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperature around 70. we will check the seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. here is keith mills with good news. >> great news again. the orioles swept the red sox for the first time in the years. the first time in fenway park in almost 20 years. five wins and one lost.
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chris davis was the winning pitcher. the orioles win in 17 innings. he pitched in college in texas. it looked like the game was going to end here. watch the relay. he is tagged out to keep the game alive. what drama. left fielder was brought in to pitch. first time since 1925, two position players brought in to pitch in the same again. chris davis strikes out adrian gonzales thing gets a double play to end it. davis gets the win.
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>> it was a long day. talk about team wins. i think everybody many contributions. . >> the orioles back home against texas. they are in first place. loyola, 14-1. they are the number 1 seed. johns hopkins two.mbertw more than a buzz. general excitement about the orioles. >> they deserve it. >> there back tonight against texas.
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>> 56 degrees on tv hill. what is expected today in the julius henson trial? >> a house fire 3 cents children to the hospital -- sends three children to the hospital. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking an accident in joppa along mountain road. we will check on th
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how long until the rain comes? >> i think the best chance for rain will be on tuesday and wednesday. we have a slight chance for a sprinkle today. we have cloud cover. it should be dry. take a light jacket. variable clouds with a slight chance for a sprinkle. we'll check the seven-day forecast going into mother's day
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weekend. >> fire investigators are working to determine what started a fire in west baltimore. >> three children were rescued and taken to the hospital. kim dacey joins us live with an update on how the children are doing. >> the children are 11, 12, and 15. at last check, one was expected to be released today. two were in serious condition at last check. two are on ventilators because of the smoke they inhaled. >> we just lost everything. >> a fire may have destroyed tyreka dodd's home, but she's grateful that her children are safe. --that her brothers and sisters were rescued. >> he just laid down on the ground and got on top of them. he was the big hero. >> i saw smoke coming out of the house. i was hauling their names. -- i
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was hollering their names. i saw them. somebody said, "help us." i didn't know who it was because you couldn't see. >> firefighters found the children in a closet. the children were somewhat responsive. >> they were brought outside and handed over to paramedics, who attempted resuscitation efforts on the scene. >> the children were rushed to the hospital. tyreka is hopeful about their recovery. >> they will recover. >> investigators are still working to determine what started the fire. they are trying to figure out where their parents were at the time. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there has been a deadly crash on the jarrettsville pike. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. no word as to what caused the crash. three people died on friday in a
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crash near dulaney valley road. >> julius henson is expected to return to the witness stand today in his own defense. he told jurors on friday he was hired to turn of the african american vote. he tried to suppress the vote by turning out a call telling voters in baltimore city that they didn't need to vote. police are asking for help locating a man who is missing. he suffers from dementia. he walked away from a nursing home on liberty road. he is a white male that is 5 feet 6 inches tall and was last seen wearing a pair black tennis shoes. contact baltimore county police if you have seen him. >> a local company said they
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were cheated by a man hired to do some work. >> the contractor was hired to install floors, and the owner paid half of the cost up front. >> i gave him $2,500. that was back in march of last year. i have not heard from him since. >> the contractor was not licensed even though he had a mhic number. >> the problem is that license was not assigned to him or his company. >> we found that contractor. mr. tyrell? tonight, what that contract had to say when we caught up with him plus what you need to do before hiring a contractor. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have an accident in joppa on southbound mountain road at 95.
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you may find some delays. 95 looks good from 152 down to the beltway. we have some closures in dundalk around center place because of a water main break. coldspring at the j.f.x., word of some fire activity. park heights road, fire activity. this is 83 at york road. southbound traffic is running smoothly. no delays down to the beltway. the j.f.x. looks good to the construction zone. this is 95 at 152. no sign of the accident or delays. week will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie joins us live from nick's fish house. i love that place. >> our malice or watering -- our
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are watering. is a sampling of some of the things that will be there. >> we will have steel bands. will be a caribbean theme -- this will be a caribbean theme. we have tons of a silent auction items including a condominium at the beach, baseball tickets, and tickets to almost anything, restaurant gift certificates. people need to come out. $80 a person which is unbelievable for the amount of food that the chef will be making for us and that includes drinks. >> that money is used to help woman's housing collision. womenshousing.org for
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tickets. >> i temperature around 70 today. maybe a sprinkle. mid 70's as a move into tomorrow and wednesday with a better chance for rain. we're looking for the sunshine to come back out. my mouth is watering. >> that looks really yummy. thank you. 55 degrees on tv hill. a new waters park that is part fly fishing. you do not want to miss this -- a new water sport. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. without giving away all of your secrets, what would you consider lying about on your facebook page? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook -- try to be honest
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>> there is a new sport called fly boarding. it propels you above the water with a jet ski, or if you prefer, through the water. the fly aboard was invented by an inventor.
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you can control the movement. he is bringing the product to the united states. he describes it like a dolphin riding a roller-coaster. >> a special baby shower. there was an open house for the baby orphaned animals. they hoped to raise funds and awareness for the adorable baby animals. >> 6:41. 55 degrees on tv hill. still ahead, a look the top stories. >> we have an incident in joppa, a first delay of the morning. >> we have a better chance for rain in the forecast. we will show you the seven-day forecast in just a minute. low clouds around baltimore. 54 at the airport.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. please find a woman's body in a car near arundel mills mall -- police find a woman's body. it is not clear how long the woman had been there. police found no evidence of foul play. a deadly shooting in northwest baltimore. sundayrs arrived on afternoon. he did not survive.
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the rev. mary-marguerite kohn was shot along with another church worker by homeless man. the men could have been upset about being turned right for is erratic behavior. kohn was kept alive so or organs could be donated. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. volume is building. we're starting to see some of those delays. we have a problem in dundalk. all lanes are closed because of a water main break. take dundalk road as your alternate. fire department activity. 27 miles per hour on the west side outer loop. an update on the j.f.x. at 41st
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street. southbound traffic is starting to build down towards the construction zone. harrisburg expressway in great shape. mountain road in the joppa region, we do have a northbound accident. it is off to the right shoulder. it does not appear to be having a major impact. ava marie is joining us live this morning from nick's fish house and talking about a great fundraiser. >> this is a caribbean theme so we are pleaating some food. this is benefiting the woman's housing coalition. this is the executive chef. this looks amazing. what is inspiring you? >> the caribbean theme. have some fresh cilantro and
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fresh roasted corn. this is one of the items we will be serving. mpi sauce.scanty sauc cilantro and slaught shrimp over the rice. >> i love all the colors. tell us about the oysters. >> these are delaware bay voices with an herb butter sauce. fresh parsley and thyme. grilled over an open flame. >> i have a mouth full of shrimp. what other kind of items will be on the menu?
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>> we will have a carving station for a rack of lamb. we have to net and shrimp cocktail, tortellini. this >> sounds like such a fun time. this benefits the woman's housing coalitionat nick's fish house. you can get your tickets at womenshousing.org. celebrating this organization that helps to provide housing and services for formerly homeless women. we will go back to tony in the weather center. they have cooked up some oysters. >> those are not raw. >> i'm glad they are cooked. >> in my book, you cannot go wrong with a garlic and butter
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sauce. you can put that on any thing. i put that on my secereal. be brave. it is great. thank you. 54 degrees at the airport. 55 in randallstown. 53 in rising sun. it is a little on the chilly side. it is cloudy but not much of a breeze. the wind will pick up out of the east today. the clouds will stick around. we will call it variably cloudy. a significant amount of the day you will see clouds. we could see a light rain shower. there is a front stalled north of us. you can see a few sprinkles in pennsylvania. some of that may drift down to baltimore. the best chance for rain will
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be with this system in the midwest. this will arrive on tuesday and wednesday. for this monday, variable clouds with a 20 is a chance for a rain shower. upper 60's and los 70's -- with a 20% chance for a rain shower. wave heights a foot or less if you take the boat out. scattered showers and thunderstorms on tuesday and wednesday. it will be a little warmer. then it gets chilly by the end of the week. high temperatures drop off into the 60's on friday. the overnight low temperatures drop back into the 40's. a 30% chance for some scattered thunderstorms on sunday. >> three children are recovering after being rescued from a sunny morning fire.
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kim dacey joins us live with more on that story. >> the children are 11, 12, 15. at last check, two were in serious condition at last check. a family member says two are on ventilators because of the smoke they inhaled. it started around 2:30 at the home in west baltimore. firefighters found the three children in a closet. officials say the children were somewhat responsive and were rushed to the hospital. investigators are still trying to determine what started the fire. >> where were the children's parents at the time? >> that is one thing the investigators were trying to figure out, where the parents were. >> thank you. >> here is matt lauer with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show.
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>> good morning. the woman at the center of the secret service scandal speaks out. this morning what she says happened that night and why she is happy a number of agents have lost their jobs. a woman cast in a lottery ticket she found in the trash -- a eight lotteryin ticket that she found in a trash. cohen opens up about his new movie, "the dictator." >> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> time to get to your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- without giving away all of your secrets, what would you consider lying about on your facebook page? [laughter] >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. i will go on mike facebook rant
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-- will go on my facebook rant. >> i'll still keep doing it. let's talk some weather. temperatures will make it close to 70 this afternoon. should i go first? sorry, guys. 7 degrees this afternoon. a better chance for rain tomorrow. mid 70's on tuesday and wednesday. i will do it over again. >> it is a little busy. we have an accident on edgewood road. be careful. looking pretty good. i cannot advance my map. we'll use our imagination. this is 83 and we're developing some delays down to the construction zone. there is a left lane closed
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southbound. this is security. some west side delays starting to fall into place. >> if you're looking for more weather and traffic together, be sure to join us this morning for 11 news at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. >> there you'll find more local news as well as up-to-date traffic and weather information. tony will have lots of weather. you can find it on comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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