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most areas are pretty much caught up with the rain. we'll get some more this morning. heavier rain falling in the western suburbs. western baltimore county, reisterstown, owings mills, carroll county, we will see that for the next 15 or 20 minutes. heavy rain west of baltimore. off and on showers. the heaviest rain will be this morning. light showers this afternoon. a high near 75. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. first we will see how the rain is affecting the roads. >> good morning. at washingtoneastb boulevard. a water main break closure on the westbound side of liberty road at washington avenue.
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in terms of delays, pretty smooth ride so far this morning. 63 traveling on 95 from the white marsh area. 11 minutes on the west side. 11 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. this is wilkins avenue. checking out ok aside from the fact that the roads are wet. this is 83 at shawan road. so far so good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a final vote is expected from the senate on a proposed budget. >> the vote could come in the second day of oil was expected to be a three-day session. what kind of progress has been made on the budget?
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>> last night the senate gave approval to a spending plan that contains an income tax increase. it affects individuals making more than $100,000. the proposal and shifts the cost of teacher pensions and raises sales tax on little cigars. republicans voiced opposition on the special session. the budget includes more taxes. demonstrators descended on annapolis yesterday. supporters protested the plan to raise taxes. others say the doomsday budget would be devastating to education. >> it is belt-tightening. teachers cannot afford that. and increasing class sizes. >> the budget was passed. don't have a special session.
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to not raise the taxes. it is a balanced budget. it was passed. live with it. >> the senate will come back this morning for a final vote and then the house will take up the measure. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. three people are in custody following a violent weekend. police are investigating eight different crimes. there was a drive-by shooting on east northern parkway and a murder. one of the homicides appears to be linked to another shooting. >> there were two that we believe are related. people are being questioned by detectives. detectives are making progress on the others. >> detectors are reviewing all the statistics to see if they need to step up patrols.
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police arrest a suspect following a stabbing. police responded on east monument street. a man was stabbed several times with a pair of scissors. the victim is in stable condition. >> charges are pending against a driver who hit a crew of inmates doing cleanup work. three inmates were riding on a dump truck when it was hit by a passing car. one person was pinned between the trailer and the truck. the driver of the car, shawnta toney, is in stable condition. police are teaming up with a major utility company to help stop a type of crime -- copper
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theft. look for grounding wires. b.g.e. has come up with a way to trace their mental. >> we're painting our copper wire and greegreen. >> report anyone bring it to their shop, said b.g.e. >> mitt romney becomes the last man standing in the republican race for the white house. tara mergener joins us live with our report. good morning. >> good morning. the obama team is targeting mitt romney's corporate record.
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he is firing right back. a corporate titan who got rich by cutting jobs. >> mitt romney is a job destroyer. >> he is going to run the country the way he runs his business, i would not want him there. >> part of a 25 million-dollar campaign aimed at countering republican claims that mitt romney has the biz's know how to fix the economy. >> when others shied away, stepped in.s team >> it is incredible. when i started with close to 4000 employees and now we have close to 6,000. >> ron paul said he will no longer actively campaign for the
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nomination. obama and mitt romney are in a dead heat. it is clear the election will turn on the economy. >> it doesn't matter what they call mitt romney or what they say about his record. people will give him a good strong look. >> today mitt romney heads to i want to talk about the federal debt. joe biden is an ohio campaigning tomorrow. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you very much. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. the magazine cover controversy continues. >> federal agents joint officials warning drivers about potentially dangerous man. >> this is the beltway and
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greenspring avenue. more on weather and traffic when we come back more on weather and traffic when we come back
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>> welcome back. 5:10. we do have some heavier rain in the western suburbs. heavy rain heading up towards 795. western baltimore county, reisterstown, extending back into carroll county, you guys will have some trouble to start today. showers and thunderstorms likely. the best chance for heavy rain will be this morning. scattered light showers this
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afternoon. a high near 75. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> officials in mississippi and fbi agents are warning drivers about a dangerous person who might be posing as a police officer. on friday morning, a woman was found dead near her car. a man was found dead inside his car three days earlier. it is possible a man posing as law enforcement may be responsible. wildfires continue to grow in the phoenix area. officials say a person started the fire at a house. officials say the fire destroyed two buildings and a trailer. choppers continue to drop water
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on the fire. >> more cover controversy. the cover of a prominent news magazine is drawing lots of attention. president obama declared the president. presidey there was a controversial photo of time magazine lastly. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the same-sex marriage issue be a key factor for you in the presidential race? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 5:2. 65 degrees on tv hill. >> coca-cola looking to find a new mid calorie soda. >> we have a new accident along 195. some closuress
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. it is a little foggy. we have an accident at washington boulevard. towards the airport, these accidents could impact your ride. the right lane look close from washington because of a water main break. a pretty smooth ride on 95 towards the fort mchenry, 61
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miles per hour. traffic looks good on 97 towards 100. this is wilkins avenue. building in volume in the outer loop. no delays to report on the entire beltway. this is 83 and shawan road. problem free at the moment down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. we have delays on the 10, 23 buses. a diversion at edmondson and st. clair. light rail is on schedule with shuttle buses between timonium and hunt valley. metro subway on time service. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we do have some rain to contend
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with. most of the heavy rain is in the western suburbs. over towards the west side of the beltway, 795, that is where most of the heavy stuff is. it will stay there -- excuse me. i'm all right. a little frog this morning. the frog is gone. beer! hey, beer! peanuts! we have an upper level piece of leenergy that will pass by this boring. the best chance for heavy rain will be this morning. this comes up across washington and up towards baltimore. this heavy rain will spread to the east. the rain will probably pick up in intensity.
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give yourself a few extra minutes. temperatures will hold steady. we have some thick cloud cover. there might be some thin spots. 66 at the airport. the humidity is 94%. you will feel that this morning. 63 in parkton. rain showers likely. the heaviest rain will be this morning. a muggy day with high temperatures around 75 degrees. the seven-day forecast. by tomorrow, we will hit 80. thursday and friday look beautiful. over the weekend, there's a system that will be off the coast. we have a slight chance for a shower on preakness saturday. high temperature of 76.
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>> we're coming up on memorial day weekend and we should learn more about what to expect for travelers. aaa will announce their first forecast for the year. it seems coca-cola is giving mid calorie sodas a second shot. sprite will be tested for a limited time and will contain half the calories. coca-cola token earlier product off the market after course sales. the ceo of jpmorgan chase explains how it all happen. tracie potts has the latest from washington. >> today jimmy diamond braces
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shareholders for the first time since admitting risky hedging lead to a $2 billion loss. but his job could be whether to split the chair and ceo. elizabeth warren said jimmy should give up his seat on the board of reserve. you do not get to be in a sea of public trust. >> the bank has lost over tall % of its of guy you in just five days. analysts say it will survive. >> it is 11000 of the value of this bank. it does that mean a thing.
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here aren't $15 billion -- they will learn a $15 billion to $20 billion this year. >> we might have had to step in. that is why it will street reform is so important. >> the senate banking committee was looking into whether wall street reform is working. they added jpmorgan chase to their agenda. from washington, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> facebook maybe worth more than it was letting on. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. jpmorgan chase has an annual shareholder meeting. another government agency is investigating the lender.
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this is the office of the comptroller of the currency. there was an embarrassing $2 billion trading loss last week. retail is in focus today. we get a report if shoppers were out in april and economists do expect a modest gain. we'll get reports from home depot and whether americans are doing more home improvement projects. futures this morning indicating a rebound. stocks were down yesterday. greece, ise way was agr still struggling to form a government. facebook's ipo is this week. there will raise the price up to $38. the previous range was $20 to
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$35. half of americans think facebook is just a passing fad. they have 900 million users around the globe. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back t back to you. >> just a passing fad for 900 million users. changes on the way for twitter. >> you have to keep innovating. facebook rolling out summit changes for mobile users involving how you view pictures. twitter also making some changes. >> thank you. see you next hour. >> 5:23. still to come, the countdown to the olympic games continues.
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>> we will hear fromll
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>> athletes around the world continue their trading for the summer games. >> michael phelps, training may have begun too late. they say they hoped an extended training session in colorado will accelerate his form for the olympic trials. he watched ryan lochte take his place as the most dominant swimmers. >> i will do everything i can to try to fight back. hopefully i didn't get too far behind. >> the summer olympics begin in
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july 22 right here and wbal-tv. travel toanetta will mak baltimore. he served as the director of the cia. he will speak at the graduation ceremony at the navy marine corps stadium. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. another incident at the airport, making it the third so far this month. >> it is day two of the special session in annapolis. >> construction officials say they are about halfway finished on the j.f.x. project. how the weather could affect
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future progress. >> we have some heavy rain to contend with this morning. >> that rain creating a few problems. we have one action along 95 and we have one action along 95 and roar! alright, what do lions eat? ♪ [ male announcer ] for our families...
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...and the men? all the king's men are here too sir. it doesn't look good. ♪ >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is national chocolate chip day. who brought in the chocolate chips? >> we get the word a day late. >> i think it would be ok if mindy baked chocolate chip cookies and brought them in. >> we had some heavy rain this
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morning. some may cause traffic problems. is that coral? it is orange and red. thank you very much. that is heavy rain up and down 795, the western part of baltimore county. elsewhere, the rain is light. that heavier stuff is moving east. off and on showers and thunderstorms. the best chance for heavier rain will be this morning. a high of 75. it will be a muggy day. the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> we have rain and that creates some problems. this is northbound 95 approaching 195, we have an accident. another accident on 95 has been cleared. westbound liberty road, a right
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lane closure with water main break repairs. looking pretty good on the major roadways. give yourself a few extra minutes. 65 on the harrisburg expressway coming down towards middle talent road. the j.f.x. at 41st street, southbound traffic looking good down towards the construction zone. this is 70 at 29, checking out fine. no delays at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it is day two of the general assembly's three day session. >> kim dacey is live this morning with the latest. >> the proposed budget includes tax increases. those are rallying descended on
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annapolis yesterday holding a separate rallies outside the statehouse. supporters of the so-called doomsday budget pact lawyers mall in annapolis protesting the special session and they plan to raise taxes. >> the budget was passed. still have a special session. it is a balanced budget. it was passed. live with it. >> the senate gave approval to a new spending plan that shifts the cost of teacher pensions to local jurisdictions. it contains an income-tax rate increase. the increase affects individuals making more than $100,000 a year. it is a better alternative according to those who say a doomsday budget would be devastating to state services
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and education. >> teachers cannot afford that. anyou're a teacher, it means increase in class sizes. >> priorities were marched to offices. republican lawmakers have come out against higher taxes and a special session which reportedly cost taxpayers $25,000 a year. the senate will come back this morning for a final vote and then the house will take up the measure. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> teachers and students were supporting their believed the city is uneven in education funding. the what the state legislator it to fully fund education and for the bottle tax proposal to be passed. some educators say the city is at a crossroads right now. >> it is time to stand up for
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schools. it is time to stand up for schools. it is peacetime to stand up for members. >> participants called on the mayor to increase your funding for after-school programs. a convicted murderer is expected to stand trial. a woman pleaded guilty to murdering a dentist. checksill and and listed her cause it to kill the doctor for $1,000. he was later found store rtortured and stabbed to death.
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>> officials were forced to shut down concourses a and b at the airport. the areas were opened about 30 minutes later. this is the third incident this month. a man was arrested for bringing a loaded handgun and confiscated a stun gun the next day. there could be longer delays for commuters who travel on the j.f.x. work is halfway completed on the project. workers are trying to prevent further problems. >> another week, another magazine cover story up controversy. you might remember the cover of a woman breast-feeding her son.
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now this week the latest issue of "newsweek." the cover declares obama as the first gay president. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the same-sex marriage issue be a key factor for you in the presidential race? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. 5:37. 65 degrees on tv hill. if you're a sleepwalker, step the show you're not alone. >> the might be a simple solution to do with the pain. >> word of a accident on the
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west side of the beltway. the delays are falling into the delays are falling into place
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let's...uh, skip the chitchat and get down to business here. now listen, i need all of you thinking of ways to improve our bottom line. so let's just sit here awhile and toss around some ideas. this isn't a conference call, hickle -- i'm actually in the room.
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hunt valley and cockeysville. the best chance for heavy rain will be early this morning. i think we will have light showers this afternoon. a high near 75. we will check the seven-day forecast going all late into the weekend. >> if the thought of the giant -- makes you cringe, you might not want to watch the video. >> not looking at the needle is the point of the study. people received shocks. those who saw the needle video reported more pain. looking away from the shot might make it feel less painful. i thought everybody knew that. looking into sleep walking.
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>> more american adults say they have some problems with the disorder. 8 million u.s. adults experience sleepwalking. one in three say they have been caught sleepwalking at least once in their lifetime. over the use -- use of over-the- counter sleep aids increase the likelihood of sleep walking in some adults. >> i go right to the refrigerator. >> there you go. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. the orioles start a series with the yankees. keith mills will tell us if they can hold onto it lead. >> todd says there's a chance for showers in the area.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. getting kind of busy. we have some wet roads and some axes. 7 miles per hour down towards the accident scene just past 795 and blocking the right lane. it is causes some delays on 795 in the southbound direction heading down from owings mills. there is a water main break repair. northbound 95 approaching 195, the right lane blocked with an accident. there's a crash on the northwest corner of the beltway. this is creating a backup. this is one of volume comes into play. wet.ows are whiads are
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this is southbound traffic at franklin boulevard. delays start to develop closer to the owings mills. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> starting to see a few more delays on the buses. 5 and 22 buses diverting at edmondson and sinclair. shuttle buses in place between timonium and hunt valley. there's a delay on the brunswick line. camden and penn trains on time. >> good morning. we have some heavy rain this morning in some neighborhoods. first we got to ava marie who has confirmed we have some heavy rain in some neighborhoods. you wore in baltimore county. >> the rain is an
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understatement. we have found a covering. we are under a tent. this is the side of the make a wish triathlon this weekend. you are the regional director. kids helping kids is the theme of the triathlon. running and biking -- >> biking, running, and swimming. our big event is sunday. we have about 150 kids. it is kids helping kids. i think everybody has a sense of what the make a wish foundation does. these kids are fundraising in noted to be able to grant to
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those wishes to the local children. they are doing something good. >> that is the special thing about this event. the entire community is coming together. they are having fun. we have been fundraising for quite awhile. they are inviting their family and friends to fund raise on their behalf. they have their personal web pages. >> we are encouraging the community to get involved. they have been trading for some time. if you would like to help, you can still help these children and you can donate to the cause and come out and support them on sunday. >> you can find more information on the website this sunday at 9:00 a.m.
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you can come out and support these kids. we will be talking to some of these kids this morning about the big race on sunday. we will go back to tony. e will stay under this tend t morning long. >> a wonderful organization, the make a wish foundation. watch out for some lightning. some lightning in our lightning detection system. we will see. >> back to you. >> do not stick the microphone outside the tent. ava was in the cockeysville. this is the big splotch of rain moving through. north of towson and through baltimore county, this is where the heavy rain will be for the
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next 30 or 45 minutes. it is moving east. it will probably move into a harford county next. the beginning of the drive time will be pretty wet. you can see some thunderstorms coming up out of virginia. this is have the rain moving into maryland. this will bring us a chance for heavy rain. as soon as this passes, things will settle down this afternoon. i don't know if we will get a lot of sunshine, but the rain should not be as heavy or steady. 66 at the airport. outside.uggy 65 in rising sun. off and non rain showers. maybe some thunderstorms this morning. high temperature around 75.
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ggy day.be a mud watch out for lightning if you take the boat out today. we will keep a 30% chance for a thunderstorm tomorrow. much better than today. beautiful weather on thursday and friday. a system stalled off the east coast this weekend. we have a 30% chance for rain on preakness saturday. >> thank you. 65 degrees on tv hill. we continue our look ahead to preakness. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. ♪
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>> good morning. the orioles grabs the lead and could not hold it. the yankees come back to win game 1 of the series 8-5 in a game that was played in steady rain. curtis granderson drills this
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baby onto eutaw street. 61st home run onto eutaw street. the orioles answer. second round pick in the 2008 draft. he doubles for his first major- league hit. this course robert andino -- this scores robert andino. j.j. hardy off of ivan nova, a home run number 9. 5-3 orioles lead. this is mark teixeira. he drills it. the final game of the series is tonight, weather permitting. the lakers played oklahoma city in game 1 of their series. kevin durant play for the pg
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county jaguars. right now he has to be one of the two or three best players in the planet. he is unbelievable. 25 for kevin to iran. he and the thunder were rolling -- for kevin durant. he got elbowed. oklahoma city rolls. philadelphia over boston. the preakness is set for saturday. bodemeister will definitely run, setting up a rematch with all have another. hansen finished ninth at the kentucky derby. the traders said the turnaround is too quick from the derby.
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10 or 11-horse field. scratch that back. kevin plank from under armour inll have a chorse ui therace. statementnt obama's on same-sex marriage has become a campaign issue. >> a coveted trait when it comes to flying. >> this the price of gas make you look for new ways to get to work -- does the price of gas?
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