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better. we're starting out cloudy this morning. the east of the bay, they have a better shot at seeing the cloud cover. we'll be under partly sunny skies and temperatures around 80 degrees. 67 degrees right now with low humidity. that will build because of some of the moisture coming off the atlantic ocean. for a check of the roads, here is sarah. >> great to see you. we have a problem in jarrettsville at furnace road. watch for an accident. the harrisburg expressway is in pretty good shape. there is an overnight accident that is now clear. we have some closures on 97 and the northbound direction near route 32. this was a serious accident. one person was ejected.
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it was a head-on collision. now everything has been cleared. that is the update. oak avenue in annapolis, there is an accident. bay bridge traffic looks pretty good east and westbound. the topside of the beltway is problem free at the moment. 83 at timonium road, southbound traffic down towards the beltway, a nice start all the way down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> one person is recovering after being attacked by a baseball bat. this happened just for 1:00 this morning. a person had been beaten with a baseball bat. emergency crews responded to the scene.
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a person is dead in randallstown. police say at some point a suspect sustained and none known injury. the suspect later died. >> baltimore county police are searching for a killer after finding a man murdered in his own car in overlea. this happened on tuesday night. investigators say he was shot several times in the abdomen. friends describe him as it well- liked individual. >> i have never known him to be in trouble. he worked hard. they're young guys in the young never read -- he was working two jobs. >> police are asking anyone with
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information to give them a call. >> summer break begins the day for baltimore city students. the opening of a new curfew center. jennifer franciotti is live with the details on the center. >> the idea is to get young people off the streets after hours. it will be located on north avenue at the success center. it will start to be open on friday and will run through august 11. it will be open on friday and saturday's, a way to get young people off their streets. last year about 750 juveniles came through the curfew center with an average of about 39. >> we expect parents to enforce a curfew all year long. in the summertime, kids are risk
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and be more vulnerable and it is up to us to work in collaboration. >> it will make it easier for police to round up these young people and put them in the curfew center to get them off the street. kids will have access to some counseling services. jennifer franciotti reporting live. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the new curfew policies will be enough to curb the use of violence downtown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. so many students were being suspended and the board decides on a new policy. they decided to end a zero tolerance. the i-team learn the county had one of the highest suspension rates in the state.
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>> julius henson will spend the next two months in jail. a jury convicted henson last month of conspiring to send robocalls to suppress the african american vote. he was ordered to complete 300 hours of community service. today is flag day, falls right in the middle of the star- spangled sailabration right here in baltimore. >> the first to arrive in the inner harbor is cisne branco. sheldon dutes joined the ship. just gorgeous. the bicentennial is not all about ships and boats.
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ava marie took a ride in the cockpit of the blue angels. what a great time. we'll take a closer look at their experience throughout the morning. >> drivers are being warned about potential delays. major delays could pop up all of the fort mchenry tunnel. the worst traffic could come on the weekend. people should take public transportation. you'll be able to tour all of the tall ships for for ree. you can board the ships starting at 1:00 this afternoon at north locust point. the navy band will be playing at 10:30 this morning.
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check out the flag house on pratt st. at 2:00 this afternoon where three threads will be sewn into the national 9/11 flag. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. 5:07. president obama is making a trip to new york city today. >> john edwards will not have a retrial. what that means for edwards when the cover the nation. >> this is the beltway. more on weather and traffic when more on weather and traffic when we come
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>> the full forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. >> john edwards will not be retried. jurors found him not guilty of one count but failed to reach a verdict on five others. the judge signed the order effectively ending the legal troubles of john edwards. hailstorms in dallas on wednesday night. some of the hail measured the size of golf balls. hundreds of vehicles were damaged. some had to be towed away. part of this marquis was damaged. >> president obama will visit the tallest building in new york city today.
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he will receive a briefing on the building's progress. when finished, it will stand 1,776 feet tall. >> 5:12. 65 degrees on tv hill. if you're a teenager is not able to land a job, it might not be their fault. >> apple wants to take siri on the road. >> a couple of accidents are ready. one in annapolis
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there is an accident along the jarrettsville at furnace road. police are arriving on the scene. the harrisburg expressway is in pretty good shape all the way down to the beltway. fort avenue will close at 6:00 a.m. this morning for sailabration events. it will be busy in the city. there is an accident clearing in an annapolis. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on the j.f.x. and ruxton road. traffic very light into town. 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic moving without delay at the toll plaza.
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nothing significant delay-wise. a nice start at the harbor tunnel. 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. moving along nicely so far. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines operating on schedule. shuttle buses operating between timonium and hunt valley because of construction. no delays on metro. the 54 bus is operating with delays. i'm kurt kronke. now back to lowell melser. >> thank you. there is some cloud cover. low off the atlantic ocean that is bringing this high cloud cover. this will lift throughout the day and we will have partly cloudy conditions.
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70 right now downtown. 67 at the airport. ocean city, 66 degrees. oakland, 48 degrees. they will warm up to the low 70's later today. it should be a good day. morning clouds will be giving away to partly cloudy skies. 75 to 80 degrees. this is the system in the atlantic and it is throwing out this cloud cover. a little bit of moisture in the upper levels because of the northeasterly wind. portions east of the bay will see cloudy conditions longer today. i think we will be pretty good today. this will move out of here later today. high pressure city over pennsylvania right now. that will be with us over the next five to seven days, which will give us great weather.
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the temperatures will get higher and the humidity will build. it is june in baltimore. partly cloudy and pleasant tonight. 59 to 65 degrees. be advised if you're heading out on the bay. the wind is pretty heavy. looks pretty good if you're heading down to the ocean, hon. friday and saturday look pretty good. saturday is especially nice and building into sunday. this one is pretty easy. no rain in the forecast through wednesday. you concede the temperatures steadily build. this to be 90 to 91 degrees -- this could be 90 to 91 degrees. could bes siri feature
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coming to a car near you. apple says they're working with several automakers including toyota and honda. fewer than three in 10 american teenagers will have a job this year. older workers and college graduates are working the lower- skilled jobs. teenage employment may never return to pre-recession levels. online shopping can be a great way to get a great deal. not all internet merchants are created equal. some tips to avoid the fakes. >> americans love deals on designer items and skimcammers
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know it. do some homework before you buy. >> checkout a merchant ahead of time. go online and put their name in a search engine and see what other people that have dealt with them have said. >> look for security features that are hard to reproduce. avoid counterfeits on the company websites. be aware of prices that are too good to be true. credit cards can offer better protection than a debit card. if you do get duped, do not try to resell the merchandise. >> you to get prosecuted. >> demand your money back and
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loop in your local protection agency. >> maryland ranks highest in the country for student loan debt. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning. >> good morning. foreclosure filings in the u.s. from the decline. this as lenders dispose of more properties and it is many because of the short sales. the bank basically eats the difference. microsoft is in discussions to acquire a company called yammer. they operate a social networks for businesses. worth al could be r more than a billion dollars.
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investors taking a closer look at the weekly jobless claims. we'll get that in a couple of hours and also inflation numbers. futures are very quiet this morning. generral will be reading the opening bell on wall street -- a general. retail sales were slowing in may. student loan boris in maryland have the highest amounts in the nation. the outstanding was just over $37,000. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. you mean their parents have the debt. >> a new government report shows
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it is getting more expensive to have kids. >> these numbers do not include college. it is getting more expensive. the cost to raise a child has gone up about 3.5%. the numbers are astounding. why americans are turning away from buying organic food at the grocery. >> thank you. >> that is no surprise to it is more expensive. 5:23. ships and vessels were not the only attractions. >>
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[cheers] >> the parachutists help on the bravery of baltimore. part of the commemoration of the war of 1812. the jump from 12,005 frederick feet reaching speeds up to 180 miles per hour. >> visitors can bore all the
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boats -- visitors can board all the boats. >> ava marie will have more on sailabration and she will be joined by al roker. >> you can watch her flight with the blue angels on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. she says she's still feeling -- >> gerry sandusky and i were part of a musical tribute last night. it was very well done and i want to say kudos from the orchestra members and thank you for inviting us. >> 5:27. >> a facelift is in store for interpret marshall airport. >> a new curfew center is
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opening tomorrow. >> a tale of two visions. president obama and mitt romney president obama and mitt romney both in
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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. today as flag day. there is a nice breeze in the studio. >> i created it with my breeze machine. >> not to close to the hair. >> does it work? and the rockets' red glare.
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>> now consider our hair. >> if you like to order one -- the weather looks pretty good. we have some high cloud cover in the area. it should be a great day. 67 at the airport. inner harbor, at 70 degrees. i think today we will top out around 80 degrees. everything east of the city towards the bay of clout probably until about noon. we should be pretty good to the city and to the west and it will be a great weekend. >> that will work out well. we are tracking a couple of problems. jarrettsville, furnace road, watch for possible closures
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because of an accident. at 6:00, fort avenue will close near the fort mchenry because of 295 sailabration -- because of sailabration events. not a lot in the way of delays on the north or west side of the beltway. 11 minutes to get used to the stretch on the north side. 10 minutes on southbound 95 down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. the j.f.x. a ruxton road, so far moving very well into town. the fort mchenry, southbound traffic, no delays in through the tunnel. a nice start at the harbor tunnel. key bridge traffic checks out just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> who would do a better job of handling the economy, president
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obama or mitt romney? >> tara mergener is live with this report. good morning. >> hello. president obama and mitt romney are gearing up for these duel economic speeches minutes apart in the crucial swing state of ohio. the president's first major economic speech will happen at a community college in cleveland where he is expected to defend his handling of the economy and telling voters he feels their pain and for them to stick with him for another term. mitt romney will make a campaign stop in cincinnati. he will tell a divided public how he would leave the economy, including his prairies for the first 100 days in office. the speeches fall a month of bad economic news including a spike
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in the unemployment rate. the economy remains the top --- >> the election may come down to the american people's comparative evaluation, who is more out of touch? that is not a comfortable position for either of these candidates. >> the president is not expected to outline any new economic policies during his speech today. >> tara mergener, thank you. >> as we head into summer, the mayor took the opportunity to announce the opening of a new curfew center. jennifer franciotti is live with what the mayor hopes the center will accomplish. >> she is hoping it will keep young people off the streets or else they'll end up in these curfew center is after hours. >> this is not about us trying
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to tell you what to do. >> the mayor flanked by police and officials opened the city's curfew center which is located at the success academy of north avenue. she said the center will be opened until august 11 on fridays and saturdays from 12:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. this is a way to get young people off the street and hold their parents accountable. >> we expect parents to enforce the curfew all year long. but in the summertime, kids are at risk of being more vulnerable and it is important for us to work in collaboration. >> last year police say about 750 juvenile skim through the curfew center. john skinner said the center helps get kids off the street. >> no doubt that the number of kids that are out on the street at nighttime decreases dramatically. >> kids and their parents love access to counseling.
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the mayor hopes the center a combination with increased patrols downtown will keep all parties safe. >> everybody on the harbor at deployment and the downtown deployment knows that on top of making sure the environment is safe and everybody is obey the law, we also are enforcing the curfew. >> that a curfew center is open tomorrow. for more information, log onto our website, wbaltv.com. back to you. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the city's new summer curfew policies will be enough to curb the recent surge in youth violence downtown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> some renovations are on the way for the airport totally $100 million. they include widening car course -- concourse c and moving
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walkways and new shops and restaurants. the renovations are not expected to impact passengers and should be complete by next summer. >> 5:37. a new drug might make it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep. >> new changes to football practices might give parents some peace of mind. >> we have a new crash in harford county. we will check on some other we will check on some other accidents we're
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>> welcome back to 11 news today.
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5:39. 64 degrees up here on tv hill. downtown, closer to 70. it will be a fantastic day. a little cloudy east of the bay. that will keep temperatures down east of the bay. west of the bay around upper 70's around here. that will be influenced by the cloud cover. id 70's.ty, ms. 70 the weather gets better as the days go on. more coming up. >> a new type of sleep drug is helping patients fall asleep
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faster and stay asleep longer. >> the drug will help people suffering from insomnia who have not responded to other treatments. pop warner is making changes hoping to reduce devastating head injuries to young players. >> limiting contact drills and tackling drills were players start for more than 3 yards apart. the chairman hopes these changes will cut the number of hits to young players' heads in half. >> 5:41. the orioles take care of business against the pirates. >> ava marie live at the inner harbor as we continue coverage of sailabration. al roker will be joining me in just a few minutes.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. no delays that we're tracking at the moment. we have some problems spots at which started harford county.
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route 24, we have an accident. 95 looks pretty good at of harford county. another problem in at jarrettsville at furnace road. harrisburg expressway checks out ok. fort avenue will close at 6:00 this morning because of sailabration events. word of an accident on the south side of the city. for the south in annapolis, oak avenue, watch for an accident. here's a quick live look at traffic. 95 every 24 from harford county. volume is picking up southbound. no delays in the white marsh area. 50 at 97 through the annapolis -- is looking good east and west down. no delays to report at the bay bridge. 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. >> we're on schedule on the
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rails with no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail is on schedule. metro subway is on time. the 51 and 54 buses are operating with delays. mta bus and more tragic teams updates are available by phone weekday mornings and afternoons at to 410-500-4444. that is 410-500-4444. i am kurt kronke. >> thank you. a couple of ships came into the harbor yesterday. ava marie continues our sailabration coverage at the inner harbor. you have a special guest with you from york city and i'm very jealous. roker as we enjoykal
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the sailabration. i have the cisne branco behind me. you came in yesterday afternoon to baltimore. >> i remember -- i worked it was the, d.c., and none of this was here -- i worked in washington, d.c. to have something like this, the sailabration, anniversary of the war of 1812, fort mchenry, it is pretty exciting. >> what makes it so important to baltimore? >> baltimore in its earliest days, this harbor, this port, this is an important part of this country. that is why the war of 1812 is so important. this is an important, strategic area.
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culturally, economically, socially. this is the heart and soul of baltimore and there are 46 ships from all these countries coming in. >> what is your favorite thing to do in baltimore? >> we had crabs last night. i had the fabulous crabcakes. i love this area. i grew up in washington and i lived in it maryland and watched stan stovall. he is one of this country's treasures when it comes to local television news. i'm so thrilled that he's still working because he is an important -- he is as important as this harbor. >> tell all the check is in the mail. >> the check is in the mail.
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>> any time, my friend. >> will start wake up with -- we will start wake up with al on the weather channel. people will not see some like this again in their lifetime. >> we will continue the coverage on the sailabration. ulling some g's. >> it was awesome. it was totally worth it. we have some cloudy skies. >> thank you, ava. all that fun at the inner harbor. stan is beaming right now. >> that cosby a pretty penny --
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that cost me a pretty penny. >> i got your facebook and tweets about my tie. this is the reason why. we'll get rid of that. i can see the weather on your shirt. we have the red tie. seven degrees at the inner harbor. things are shaping up and warming up a little bit. low 50's out west. morning clouds from the northeasterly wind. 75 to 80 degrees. high cloud cover right now because of a system in the atlantic ocean that is being stubborn. it is below is of moisture many of the eastern portions of the viewing area on the eastern
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shore. this high pressure will move out later today and will be under high pressure for the next several days. not a cloud in the sky as the days go on and the temperatures will continue to rise. unfortunate, there will be some humidity. partly cloudy and pleasant tonight. 59 to 65 degrees. the wind is pretty strong on the bay. there is a small craft advisory. and looks pretty good for folks down at the ocean. it will be cloudy much of the morning. 72 degrees today. 74 on saturday and the mostly sunny skies. no rain in the forecast. you can see the temperatures
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continue to build. by thursday, we have 89 but i could be more like 91 or 92. >> al roker is a great guy. 5:52. a mystery of what the ravens offensive line will look like next season. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> good morning. the orioles this year have been doing well. they do have one big
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disappointment -- jake arrieta. he added earache just shy of -- had an era just shy of 10. what opportunities last bite against the pirates. he had nine strikeouts. he was off to a good start. orioles up 4-0. wilson betemit, home run. the orioles are up 5-0. chris davis at the plate. a broken bat bomb to rightfielder that is some serious power. the orioles the want to win as they beat the pirates and go for the sweep tonight. we go to san francisco.
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baseball immortality for matt cain. ground ball to third place. a perfect game for matt cain. he strikes out 14. a perfect game. the second pitcher this season. to the ravens minicamp. joe flacco on his game. he will not be at practice today. joe flacco's wife went into labor yesterday. tyrod taylor filled in the yesterday. the offensive line needs some work. they brought and bobby williams
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-- they brought in at bobby williams. we will see if bob williams can make the team and become the starting left guard. >> coming up in the next hour, anyone who has kids know they are not cheap. how much does it cost to raise children now? >> the sailabration may have started a we have a kickoff event that did not involve water. >> could this be the future of scientific research? studying human robotic interactions.
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>> city officials hoping a new curfew center will help cut out on youth violence. >> a

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