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>> up next, triple crown dreams dashed. >> what police say happened when a group of teens approached a 9-year-old girl. >> a possible increase in your energy bill and when. >> and the opening ceremonies at this year's special olympics. "11 news saturday morning" starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to "11 news saturday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah weiner in for jennifer franciotti. our top stories in just a moment. first a look outside with john collins. hey, john. >> nice morning this morning. >> yes. >> but not as chilly.
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>> getting into that humidity. >> getting to see the temperatures stepping up a little bit. ultimately the humidity, too. so soon it will feel like summer. immediately the conversation changes. let's take a look at the temperatures we do have out there. at the airport, 63 degrees. yesterday morning, temperatures were down in the mid to upper 50's at the airport. 72% the humidity. 22.95. that's in about the same place as it was yesterday. we still have westerly to northwesterly wind. the toughest wind registered at 7 miles per hour. and it is 72 downtown at the inner harbor. 51% the humidity. clear skies. off to the east, you can see the first light of dawn. we'll talk about the weekend
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coming up. >> i'll have another won't have another shot at racing history as a -- as he has an injury. >> on the eve of one of the greatest races in history, the handlers make a decision to end its career. we continue with jerry sandusky where -- who is where the stunning decision was made. >> he hoped to have a press corn frens tomorrow -- press conference in the winner's circle. but the news was that i'll have another will not run in the belmont. >> it was our decision to retire him. it is a bummer. but again, far from tragic, but
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it is very disappointing. >> i'll have another's official artist made this photo. these people saw sec tear -- saw secretariat. >> this is the toughest race, a mile and a half. the track itself is a long distance for a 3-year-old. >> tomorrow, a much smaller crowd than the anticipated 100,000 will turn out for the belmont stakes. doug o'neil will look on from the grandstand, now just a fan, watching a race on a day he had hoped to see a legend. >> extremely tough for all of us. though it is far from tragic, no one died or anything like that, but it is extremely disappointing, and i feel so
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sorry for the whole team. we have had such amazing run. >> now the chance for affirm to join 10 others as i'll have another turns his attention to a future that will almost certainly include life on the stud farm. though he says he has no immediate or definite plans for his colt. i'll have another returns to california next week. as they went to belmont, they did so not knowing if or when they will ever return to this track with triple crown hopes still intact. jerry sandusky, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the news i'll have another is out of the race sent shock waves throughout the country. we spoke with someone who knows the horse's medical history quite well. >> the news of the possibility
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of a triple crown winner ended. >> never know. it is a tough game. >> especially for this veterinarian who knows the 3-year-old champ pretty well. >> he's a very timed horse. he might turn around and bite you once in a while, but he's great to work on. when we go to examine him, he just stood like a champ. >> the doctor worked on i'll have another two weeks prior to the preakness as part of a routine exam. he said the tendonitis that sidelined the horse is pretty common. >> when this ligment stretches too much, that's when they get the inflamation or the tear like i'll have another experienced. >> he said this was a once in a lifetime experience. >> when we went to examine him, he stood like a champ.
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we note -- the horse had class. >> he came so close to breaking the 34-year-old streak. >> they put their hearts and soul into this horse. it is very sad. >> nadia ramdass. >> charges in the case of an attack and robbery by a group of teens that were from the city states attorneys office. the assault was caught on two surveillance cameras. prosecutors say a after reviewing the evidence, criminal charges are not appropriate. the teens became unruly during a free slurpy promotion. the clerks said they stole bank deposits worth more than $6,000. >> police on the hupt for three teens that attacked a 9-year-old and his friend when they were riding bikes. it hammed in brooklyn park. police say the suspect approached the kids and stole one bike before taking off on
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townsend avenue. >> the president of morgan university where an alleged canible attended is speaking out. and we're getting information about the beating of another man. here's i-team reporter barry sims. k -- >> first let me express my deepest condolances to the families impacted by this unfortunate situation. secondly, on the advice of council counsel, we cannot discuss the specifics of the case. >> david wilson offered sympathy concerning the grew so many murder -- the grusome murder in harford county. they also wanned to assure everyone the campus is safe. >> our priority here at morgan
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is to ensure we uphold the safety of our community. as i indicated, this is what we have been about here. this is what we will continue to be about here. >> alex canua was charged in the giling killing. he was charged with striking another former morgan student with a baseball bat wrapped in chains and bashed wire. >> i thank god every day that i'm alive and that my friends were there i was -- there to save me. >> it was graduation day. he was knocked unconscious. his friends -- he was knocked unconscious. >> they said he hit me with a baseball bat. he was holding a knife over me.
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>> he says the man was an acquaintance that acted weird sometimes. >> i was unaware of him being a potential problem. >> joshua was victim number one. two days later there is victim number two. they are related, and we are concerned that morgan failed to act prudently and properly with available information and protect their community. >> barry sims, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and we have been following this case since the beginning. we posted all the reports on our web site at wbaltv.com. just click on news. >> 5:09. 67 degrees on tv hill. >> the mad dash to find the source of an eekeek -- e-coli
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outbreak. a special ceremony. >> first, the live picture outside. >> first, john has your insta-weather plus forecast.
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>> a lot of good mornings in the past week or so. nothing going on locally. there is a front to our north and northeast. it looks like if you look at the trajectory of this rain, it will stay north of us. chances of shower activity slim. to our our north, up in eastern pennsylvania on toward new england, they say the chance to see rain shower activity.
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29.95 the barometer. showing a rising tendency over the past few hours. let's take a look at what happened yesterday. more sunshine, a few clouds. enough sun came through to take the tment up to 85 at the airport. mourning lows yesterday 5 -- mourning lows 52 and 53%. we can see a trend starting here with temperatures. let's look at readings around the bay and around the state. lighter green indicates readings near 70 degrees. when you see a little hint of yellow, that's where it is up near 70. 70 downtown, 63 at the airport. easton 68. aim reading on the boardwalk. 61 parkton. westminster 63. edgewood 66.
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temperatures in the 50's out in far western maryland. frostburg checks in with 53 degrees right now. look at the satellite image. we can see the clouds and rainshower activity lined up along this front up in the great lakes reaching down into new york state. again, we make pick up a few little clouds today. we may see wisps of clouds in pennsylvania. it looks like the precipitation should stay close off to our front. here's what the map should look like. this says friday morning. that's the map that will be during the day. that front to our northeast and north, and kind of stalled, trying to move south. right now it looks like the high pressure that's favoring our weather will stay there. it looks like we'll be in good shape. here's the forecast for today. mostly sunny skies. warmer, 82 to 87 the high. west to northwest winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. take a look at the insta-weather plus forecast.
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we'll see these temperatures climbing. 90 on sunday. 86 on monday. a little cooler, a few more clouds. humid. by tuesday into wednesday, the rain chances go up. >> john, thank you. it was certainly a graduation to remember in more ways than one. because a massive hail storm decided to stop directly over this ceremony in new jersey. wow. it came complete, as you can see, with a huge, dark funnel cloud and lightning that knocked out power to the entire neighborhood. it caused chaos as people ran for cover. >> this definitely tops the list. >> no reports of injuries. >> here in maryland the day four area students have been waiting for, the official start of summer vacation.
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the final buses pulled away. particularly significant for those leaders. some told us it is bitter sweet. >> everyone that heaped me during the school year. >> i'm happy, but i'm sad at the same time. >> why is that? >> i'm going to miss one of my teachers, miss aperosky. >> students will have their final day of classes next week. >> one toddler dead and another sickened by a recent e-coli outbreak. what you need to know. >> it is world oceans day. all kinds of activities planned
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to teach people the value of protecting the world's ocean#f#f
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>> health officials looking into a mistear yassous outbreak that they say is linked to 14 illnesses and one death. the reported -- reports are spread across several states. >> the biggest cluster of the e-coli is in the atlanta area. >> we know this comes from a single source. we don't know where. we have not been able to identify a particular food or environmental exposure. >> today the reported cases grew. a total of 14 in six states. georgia, alabama, louisiana, and tennessee, and california. so far at least three people have been hospitalized. one girl, 21 months old, died in
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new orleans. >> the c.d.c. and local health officials are scrambling to find the source of the outbreak. it has been hard to link the cases in georgia to those outside the state. >> this is obviously substantially above normal. anything over two cases we consider an outbreak and worth a penetrating investigation. >> the most common way to get e-coli is by eating ground beef, unpastuized milk. this is ecoli. the same that sickened more than two dozen people n back in 2010. >> our recommendation is not to be overly alarmed. be aware there is an outbreak out there. >> an outbreak that is so far a mystery. one health officials are racing to solve before it spreads. dave gutierrez, nbc news, atlanta. >> city officials are launching a new campaign to curb teen
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pregnancy and unintended births. baltimore has one of the highest teen birth rates. 1-6 occurs to teen mothers. more than 80% are unplanned. parenthood is the leading cause of school dropout rate among teen girls. it is a greater health concern. babies born to teen mothers are twice as likely to suffer poor outcomes. >> the strategy is to empower teens to understand the options surrounding their reproductive health so they can stay true to the decisions that they are making for themselves. >> mayor blake and planned parenthood are joining forces as part of the "know what you want" campaign. the city has been making progress in curbing the problem. stay with us. we'll have a short break. also a look at events going on around town this weekend.
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>> the special olympics of maryland is now underway. after marching in a torch lighting ceremony, athletes packed the towson ceremony for an opening celebration. more than 1400 athletes will compete in this game in events like aquatics, softball, cheerleading.
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>> it was the cheerleading competition at the towson arena today for these special olympics athletes. this is what it is all about. and the crowd loved it. >> i am holding back tears now. they work hard at this. they come to practice. it is kind of sad for me. because it is over in just 2.5 minutes. >> to see them from january until june, their dedication and hard work, they were amazing. they lit up. because of construction, the track and field events this year will be held at coppin state university. >> we have bochy on the soccer field. we have cheerleading going on at the towson center.
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>> for the athletes, there is nothing like competing. >> cheerleading is being part of a team. >> it is the community that gives to our teens and young adults. it is awesome. >> this is the 42nd annual summer olympic games. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and the festivities end tomorrow with award ceremonies and closing seal celebrations. >> very nice for them. >> 5:27. 67 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at our top stories. >> more than a dozen tornados ripped through several communities. a look at the night many won't forget when "11 news saturday morning" continues. stay with us.
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>> welcome back to "11 news saturday morning." thanks so much for joining us. a week ago an onslaught of severe weather swept through our state. it started early in the afternoon and wreaked havoc through the evening. >> this morning the national weather service confirmed more than a dozen tornados touched down in maryland.
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and meteorologist tony pann reports it is a nice few of us will ever forget. >> the wind was not in a single direction. it would rain, rain more, and then it was like a deluge. it was scary. >> the first twister touched down around 2:30 in the afternoon. one mile west of damascus on june 1. several more tornados would spawn and rip through the state that day. in all, 12 tornados touched down in eight maryland different counties. and throughout the entire severe event, 11 news viewers kept sending in their amazing videos. here's a look at one final cloud spotted in mount airy. in anne arundel county, this is the storm that came through the area around b.w.i. in nearby fort meade. dark skies and swirling winds were recurring sights for many residents. most of damage it was from trees crashing into homes.
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>> i felt like it was a helicopter 100 yards above my house. >> it centered around the storm that went through the fall ston area. more than a dozen homes were damaged and downed trees littered yards and streets. the weather did not setting down that night until 9:00 p.m. >> interesting. the longest track was the tornado. it was not a strong one, but it rained from fort meade to b.w.i. the guys in the tower at b.w.i. saw it. >> it must be something to be in the tower. >> with all that class, it didn't come into the -- >> yeah. >> a lot quieter weather since that all occurred.
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>> this morning, warmer than it was yesterday morning. maybe i should say a little less chilly. 63 at the airport now. 72% the humidity. 29.95 the barometer. and west wind at about 7 miles per hour. 70 at the inner harbor downtown. barometer at 29.95. we'll warm up this morning and see where we wind up with the insta-weather plus forecast. stick around. >> we are following a developing story. police combing the area of oak grove apartments on the hunt for a prisoner who escaped from the ethics district court. investigators say the unidentified prisoner was in the custody of a private security company when he took off. police say the man has a history of misdemeanors and one felony theft conviction. >> preakness winner "i'll have another" no longer headed for a
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possible triple crown. the trainer saying the colt has the beginnings of tendonitis and he does not want to risk it getting worse. i'll have another could have become the first triple crown winner since 1978. >> the president of morgan state university speaks to barry sims about the student accused of killing a family friend before eating his organs. he offers condolences to those involved in the murder as well as another beating attack that happened involving another student. joshua cesear claims he was attacked by alex kanua with a bat. attorneys say he should face a lawsuit pa based on negligence. >> the increased popularity of bath salts. a new brand of the drug called amped as a lady bug attractor. here's david collins with the
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latest. [screaming] >> the tortured howls of this teen posted on youtube is a consequence of ingesting bath salts, a super charged speed. a summary of bath salts headlines from across the country resemble more science fiction than fact. >> getting high on bath salts. he thought he was being chased by electricity. man high on bath salts kills his goat. >> they say it has become a potpourri of changing chemicals. >> when you think about it, the internet has become our biggest drug dealer. >> this latest batch is being marketed as a lady bug attractor. it does not list the ingredients in it. >> 75 to 8% of his face was missing. >> it is the same drug believed
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to be behind the attack in florida. police call the condition that affects users excited deleer yum. it makes people violent and unpredictable. >> this is insanity. this is craziness. these are people who are becoming psychotic and doing things that we have seen that are absolutely horrendous. >> nationally, bath salt calls to poison centers have sky rocketed. more than 6,000 last year. >> so we do have to get the word out. at the same time we have to wore -- work together with public health, law enforcement, the government to do something to get this off the market quickly. >> david collins, wbal-tv 11 news. >> it was smooth sailing during the month of may for many b.g.e. customers. >> coming up, why customers can soon expect the -- to get a
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little bumpier. >> i'm jennifer franciotti. coming up, a whole host of activities planned this weekend at the national aquarium to hopefully make a difference. >> right now 70 degrees. that's the reading downtown. if you think that's warm, just wait. the insta-weather plus forecast just ahead.ad at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com.
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>> the setting of the coast guard cutter james rankin has been set in motion. sky team 11 was above the beautiful scene. it marks the spot where francis scott key, the author of the star spangled banner was anchored during the war of 1812. you are looking at members of the fort mchenry his tore cal --
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historical society. it will remain in place throughout the summer. >> now your insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> perfect day yesterday on the inner harbor. for all that activity and good weather here, early this morning, nice and quiet. rain showing up on radar to our north. here we are in the baltimore area, chesapeake bay, clear skies. two wispy clouds. it looks like the rain will stay to our north. we go to our ocean city camera. we can see activity down the beach. not where the camera is, but down the beach a way.
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there is a big air show today. right now the temperature at ocean city is 68 degrees. here in town, 62 at the airport. inner harbor checks in with 70. 72% the humidity. the barometer rising. west wind 7 miles per hour. crage 63. -- cambridge 63. westwood 63. 51 in hagerstown. one of the chillier spots at frostburg, 53. there you can see the clouds and rain associated with the clouds lined up on this front coming out of the great lakes anchored in the midwest. these are what we call back door fronts. at least if they come moving down in our direction they come from a northeasterly direction rather than from the west. we will be watching carefully to see if this drifts out. it does not look like it will. it looks like the high pressure that is with us will stay with us and keep this front to the
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north and keep the rain to the north. that's the game plan. we have rain to the south, rain to the north, and rain to the west. here's the forecast for today. mostly sunny skies, warmer than yesterday. a little more humid. 89 -- 86 to 91 the high. west to northwest winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. our insta-weather futurecast shows the rain lined up along that front today. we might get a wisp or two of clouds. that's about it. we go into sunday. there is a weather system coming up in the south. a few more scattered clouds. this model indicates perhaps a sprinkle. i don't think there is a high chance. a light shade of green. the rain chances go up monday for maybe a shower. again it is a slight chance. more definitely a chance by tuesday. that's what we have in the forecast. the rain holding off monday night until tuesday. 90 on sunday. the humidity rising. clouds move in on monday. so temperatures knocked down a little bit by monday night into tuesday and wednesday. we do see a rain chance.
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>> it was world owings day. at the national aquarium this weekend you can learn all about ways to help the environment. jennifer franciotti was there. she has more. >> june 8 is actually world ocean day. all weekend long there will be family-friendly activities. >> it is designed to make people more aware of the aquarium. >> he worked 31 years at the national ma reer reason sanctuary program. his big message is, don't litter because it all ends up in the ocean. >> the plastic builds up on the floor line. some of those countries certainly were doing better than what i've seen. >> this weekend kids will get a chance to meet debbie davey.
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bring in a plastic bag and exchange it for this eco friendly. get aquarium cards. she's the three my flippered sea durtl. experience over 40 animal mounted. >> a lot of people think this little guy. you know what, this long daily is actually only used for flipping himself over. >> they don't bide bite and they are harmless. >> these guys actually have 10 eyes. we want to be careful not to touch the main eyes there. you can go like that. >> there will also be live event statement. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> b.g.e. customers could see rate increases by the end of the year. they plan to submit a public service commission to raise gas. the figures are not available, however. earlier this year, exalon, the parent company of b.g.e. merged
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with constellation. as part of the deal, customers saw a one-time, $100 rebait. >> the race for the white house got shaken up. the private sector is doing fine. spoken by president obama. in a news conference, he called on the economy. he got hammered by mitt romney p steve handelsman has the story. >> president obama took credit for creating 4.8 million private sector jobs. >> the private sector is doing fine. >> republicans say, are you kidding? >> did you see the job numbers that came out last week? the private sector is not doing fine. construction jobs way down. the public sector was worse.
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>> the president's point was to blame congress for rejecting his range to help states and cities higher. >> if congress had passed it in full, we would be on track to have a million more americans working this year. keep in mind the private sector has been hiring. >> mitt romney was in iowa. >> he said the private sector was doing fine. is he really that out of touch? these quents comments he's making suggest someone who does not understand what's happening in the country he has been elected to lead. >> the economy is not doing fine. the economy needs to be strengthened. that's why i had a press conference. >> i'm steve handelsman, wbal-tv 11 news. >> still ahead, something expecting new moms need to know. a possible state-wide ban on
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baby bumpers. >> why the safety of the product is questionable. that coming up. >> good morning. i'm greg toland. ravens news
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>> good morning. i'm greg toland. it is early june. as of last night, the orioles were tied for first in the al east. a milestone of sorts. the last time the birds were in first this late was 2005. the phillies came to the yard. 459,000 fans there. the largest since opening day. shane victorino with a double. scored six runs in that evening. the birds come back. robert andino in the bottom of
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the inning to the double too left field. mark reynolds breaking high and in. that cut it to a 7-3 game. victorino was a one-man show in the fourth. victorino unloads a two-run shot. knocks it. victorino drives him five to make it close. the o's move 9-6. jason arrietta falls to 2-8. i >> i can get big league hitters out. no question about that. i can do it at a high level. just not able to put it together for a complete start now in a stretch of four or five outings. it is very frustrating. >> in miami, plenty of fish on this night. the marlins hosting the rays. b.j. upton, the bait hit. the braves take a 1-0 lead. in the fourth inning, rimes at the plate.
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the grounder. omar gets to it. the throw is wide. braves never look back. winning 5-1. giving them sole possession of first place in the east. >> suggs' leg may be hurting but his wallet won't be. they say suggs will get all of his $4.9 salary no matter how he tours. he says it happens while running in a conditioning drill. witnesses say he hurt it playing basketball. they say he has a new name "scratch the castle." the ravens have one of the best facilities in the league. two of baltimore's best coming together as one. >> it is the naming rights of the facility in long shot. more importantly, it is the things in the commitment that were demonstrated to the city and rebuilding from the fields downtown and what we can do to help our city. you know making that commitment to make sure this isn't just a story about a name on a
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building. if it was that, forget about it. >> under armour always giving back. hope you have a great weekend. >> 5:55. 67 degrees on tv hill. here's a look ahead to our next hour. >> are crib bumpers safe. a stance on the controversial topic. what they want done. >> kentucky derby and preakness winner i'll have another scratched from the belmont with an injury. what now lies ahead. >> rain off to our northeast. we'll see how close it gets. the insta-weather plus forecast just ahead.
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>> the word "hon" entered the english language as a shortened version of the word "honey." the annual hon fest takes place this weekend in hampton. it celebrates everything baltimore. from beehive hair-dos to bright blue eye shadow. it is a celebration of our history, but most of all, it is fun. spread across 46th street, affectionately called the avenue, there is music, food,
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arts and fun. this year there will be hundreds of hons gathered and more pink flamingos than you can count. whether listening to music or lounging in the hon glamor lounge, hon fest has something for everything. the old-style neighborhood street festival where people can visit the shops and experience the colorful resonance. it is truly a destination for all to enjoy. for more information log on to wbaltv.com.
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>> hello, and welcome to "11 news saturday morning." i'm deborah weiner in for jennifer franciotti. >> and i'm deborah weiner. oup

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