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courthouse with more. >> julia cents and was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute -- julius henson was aound guilty of the strip conspiracy to distribute campaign material without authority. his attorney asked for a retrial. the judge advised he could file the motion for a retrial at sentencing scheduled for june 13. the election date robocalls targeted voters in prince george's and baltimore county, telling them that the race for governor was over. it did not have a campaign authority line, as required by law the prussian petition says they are pleased with the funding of the -- the prosecution says they are pleased with the finding of guilty but are displeased that they did not find guilty on all counts. we will have much more on 11 news at 5:00 and 6:00.
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david collins, wbal-tv 11 as. >> firefighters are fighting flames in baltimore county. authorities say it broke out around 10:30 along just to road and middle river bridge the fire is primarily in the attic. no word on if anyone was hurt. we will have the latest at 5:00 and on was mitt romney a prep school bully? it has become an issue after it a "washington post" report says that he attacked a gay student in high school. >> president obama's fund-raiser at george clooney's house made more than mitt romney raised in an entire month. donations have been pouring in since the president announced his support for same-sex marriage. >> making sure that everybody regardless of sexual orientation is treated fairly.
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>> vice-president biden has apologized for forcing the president's hand by announcing his support base earlier. republicans say they will use this as a key difference between mr. obama and romney, but for now, romney is apologizing after a "washington post" report says he bullied a gay student in high school, pinning him down and cutting his hair. romney says he does not remember. >> i did some stupid things and high-school and i heard anyone, i am very sorry and apologize for it. >> someone who is a bully pakistan is a bully right now. -- polley back and is a bullet right now. >> i don't think it voters to look at something happened 45 years ago. >> that said, mitt romney did not handle it particularly well. >> a new associated press poll found that while 2/3 don't like
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how the president is handling gas prices, 53% approve of his presidency. tracie potts in washington. >> there is another change for the baltimore grand prix. michael andretti will lead a newly formed company to manage the baltimore city labor day event. andretti sports marketing will arrange sponsorships and pr hospitality and ticket sales. they are also responsible for the track and layouts. the deal has built-in protections for the city. >> it is an exceptional deal with a good promoter. >> under the terms of the agreement, the grand prix race will be conducted each year in baltimore for the next five years. it will be presented to the city board of estimates for approval next wednesday. maryland transportation officials say they are shutting
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down the ramp for the outer loop or northbound 895 tomorrow from 5:00 a.m. to noon. that is exit 8. crews will be performing bridge work on the overpasses and lighting repairs on the ramp. >> nice day today. blues guys, the sunshine, pleasant temperatures. what is behind all that? we have to look at the atmosphere. cooler, drier air is slipping in. it is riding high in the midwest. that is allowing more humidity power big thunderstorms down in texas, louisiana, oklahoma. ter weather wete gear with slightly warmer temperatures. >> howard county police passed a
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massive marijuana at-growing operation in -- bust a massive marijuana-growing operation in laurel. they found 3 ordered 41 marijuana plants, 170 pounds of pot worth more than $500,000. a 31-year-old faces several charges, including possession with intent to distribute baltimore city please confirm he worked there as a non-police lab technician at the left in 2005. baltimore county police are looking for two suspects in connection with at least two kidnappings and robberies. the latest happened last saturday. suspects approached a man at pennsylvania avenue and york road and took out a knife and forced the victim to hand over his money. it did not end there. >> at that point, they force them to go to a nearby atm and asked him to take out more money. >> in at the case three months
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ago, the suspects reportedly used a handgun. police only have a vague description of the suspects. a harford county man remains behind bars, accused of shooting three people in edgewood earlier this week. deputies arrested the 28-year- old, charging him with attempted second-degree murder and several other charges. investigators say he shot three men tuesday evening in the 1900 block of edgewater drive. one victim remains at a hospital in critical but stable condition. deputies say the shooting stemmed from a longstanding dispute between him and one of the victims. a young girl is alive after falling from her father's carper the incident was caught on tape. an update to the murder of a tennessee mother and daughter. where police discover the suspect who captured the two younger siblings. a version of it was our is built in colorado.
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closed in. a 12-year-old and her 8-year-old sister are sick and were taken to the hospital to be checked aout. the fbi added him to the 10 most wanted list on wednesday. no word on who else was arrested. 84-year-old girl falls from a car in the middle of a visit -- a 4-year-old girl falls from the car in the middle of a busy intersection in china. it is all caught on tape. at oncoming taxi manage to stop just in time. the panic father is seen leaping out of his car. the daughter called into the back passenger seat and opened the door suddenly. no word on the condition of the young girl. in colorado man is spending a year and tens of thousands of dollars building replica of
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noah's ark, putting his vessel to the test. the 50-foot-long ship weighs close to 11,000 pounds, but seems to have set sail just fine. he says he billed the art to dismiss the theories that noah's ark never existed. still to come, and s -- a step stool is recall. a step forward in the fight against wrinkles. >> we have to look hard to find anything on the radar. at least nearby.
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>> kennedy international is recalling more than a million and a half folding stepstools. they received reports of incidents where the schools cracked and broke, causing back and leg injuries. customers should contact the manufacturer for a full refund. when it comes to saving for retirement, many americans just are not doing it. only 49% of americans are contributing to a 401k or an irate plan. the largest age group not sitting as between 18 and 34. financial planners say that it is critical that young people start putting money away early. you could soon see some changes in gas stations in your area.
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we're not talking about the prices. the epa and winehouse are giving the ok for stations to bit special pumps to capture gasoline vapors while you are refueling. that means no more rubber boot at the end of the nozzle. most cars now are equipped with onboard systems to capture the vapors. it could save $6 billion over the next five years. >> now your insta-weather-plus forecast with john collins. >> sunshine is very nice. the closest rain to us is in new england this goes back into the last evening. the big storms that catch your eye on the really big storms coming out of texas and into louisiana. shower activity along the longer front.
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up in maine, they are getting a shower activity. we are dry and height here. average temperatures this month, a 65.4 degrees. fiat might 6 degrees above normal. -- 5.6 degrees above normal. precipitation is continuing the dry tribe. -- dry trend. half an inch of rain, not much. we could use some more rain. not really in the books for the next couple of days, with this nice with a bang. pollen count is up from yesterday. to order 12 is the pollen count. -- 212 is the pollen count. temperatures are rising right now. we are about where we were yesterday for high temperatures. 67 in edgewood. westminster, 63.
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stadiums -- really nice day today. high-pressure overawes. nice and dry weather. out to the west, these look kind of threatening. the clipper in the weekend, that is the big question now. this could take awhile. we are on the slightly cooler side of the height. under the influence of a departing a storm system. chilly temperatures along with a bit of precipitation. as this moves further away and a high pressure gets centered over this tomorrow, it moves east out over the ocean on sunday. you can see the effect of high pressure over head. the yellow shades cover the
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warmer air is coming in. chilly temperatures in the pacific northwest. our forecast, sunny skies, cool breeze. 69 to 74. small craft advisory on the day. insta-weather futurecast -- we have to keep moving and go through saturday. good shape on saturday afternoon. sunday, we start picking up clouds. mother's day, showers, a little sprinkles. higher chance for rain will be sunday night into monday. we may be able to salvage mother's day with our mothers to forecast -- mother's day forecast it will be generally a good one, with increasing clouds and maybe a shower played in the day on sunday, mother's
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day, probably in the evening. temperatures in next week will be in the 70's. highest rain chance on monday and tuesday. >> in the "medical alert," a major step in that fight against hiv. this daily pill as for healthy people who are at high risk of tracking people with hiv. it clears the way for a lot more growth for -- a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes aids. the final decision is expected by june 15. another reason for heating your alarm clock in the morning. if researchers studied the phenomenon similar to jet
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lag. people get social a jet lag when they wake up at one time during the week and sleep in over the weekend. it is a good predictor of body weight. try to maintain a regular sleep schedule. there is a new weapon in the fight against wrinkles, and it is lurking in your own body, interestingly. it could help you look younger. >> she may be 59 but she does not want to look into. she has to give a little of herself. >> a little anesthetic behind her ear. >> she? the tiny skin someone just 1/10 of an inch big -- she collects a tiny skin sample just 1/10 of an inch thick. distensible is shipped off to a specialized labs, which will
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grow the cells that produce college and buried it will take about three months to produce millions more, bennett and they will be shipped back and put into her face. >> it replaces this did we lose as we age. >> the risk of lines and electric reactions are eliminated -- iumps at fallujah corrections are eliminated. >> -- allergic reactions are eliminated. >> they roe v. wade they grow, not anything that -- is that purpose they gr -- they grow the way they grow. >> it is and investment, costing $4,000. it includes growing them in the lab and putting them in your face.
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chris hopes that the extra cost will pay off. >> i want to age gracefully, and anything i can do that is more natural fits my philosophy better. >> the howard county autism society is teaming up with the county police department to better serve families with autistic children. the partnership's autism database allows parents to volunteer specific information about their autistic children, like favor putting spots and agitation -- favorite hiding spots and agitation. for more information, visit our website, coming up next, your maryland lottery numbers.
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have a great weekend.
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