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scattered showers. adding to the start of october, wrapping up september on sunday. dr. were rolling in with some showers arriving late, rain likely tuesday and wednesday with highs in the 70's. >> the investigation into a stolen painting has traced it back to the baltimore museum of art. >> the crime was back in 1951 and the evidence says it belongs back in charm city. >> new at 5:30, why so many students at one local high school are taking college level courses. >> i'm rob roblin. >> i'm rob roblin. the importance of
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>> new evidence tonight that this painting belongs to the baltimore museum of art. late this afternoon, police released the details that they uncovered a theft report from the museum that matches the description of the painting that recently turned up in a west
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virginia free-market. they said there was no evidence of forced entry and the painting was valued at $2,500 back in 1951. this bolsters the belief that it was at one point in the custody of the museum of art. a woman bought the piece launching an investigation into where exactly that painting belongs. >> here is something i have never heard of, but the emerging trend of alcohol enemas is happening on college campuses. doctors say it is very dangerous. there is an incident with a student up almost died. this story is not for the squeamish. >> tampons soaked in vodka. beer bongs or plastic tubing put
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in the rectum or vagina. all this, not aware of just how dangerous this has become. there was a party at the pi kappa alpha of fraternity house. >> is much more likely to be fatal. >> and causes irritation at the least. there is a much higher incidence of death and three alcohol poisoning. >> these dangerous matheson's leave them clueless about what is going on inside their body. >> remains in your system.
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>> they can eventually stop breathing. he was in critical condition. when the graduate is now back in school. he says the reports have been wrong. he's doing his own investigation to find out exactly what did happen at the pike house. >> weird. dangerous. a study from the u.k.'s and just talking to a therapist over the phone can be just as effective as face-to-face counseling. they analyzed data from 39,000 patients for more severe mental illnesses to benefited more in person. costs were more than one-third lower and more accessible to those with work conflict or physical disabilities. >> one local school has seen a 73% jump in the number of
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students taking advanced placement causes. tim tooten decided to figure on how they were raising the bar. >> how about them o's? we talk to fans and cal ripken about this unbelievable game. >> this performance is a joint effort between students in maryland and students in china. i explain coming up.
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you're watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5 with stan stovall, donna hamilton, tom tasselmyer, and sky team 11 covering breaking news relive. at 5s in tv 11 news continues now. >> fans are pouring in to camden yards kicking off what we hope will be a very fun until the weekend. this is the final homestand for the orioles as they had to stamp of for the final three games of this season. >> there one game back of the yankees in the american league east. george lettis is talking to fans and the iron man himself. >> happy orange friday to you. 90 minutes before the game and
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already the anticipation is building here. fans are making their way in. they have been waiting 15 years for a meaningful final homestand. this series against the red sox has huge implications. fans have traveled from near and far this season by the name. . this is a big deal. ripken has his take on this improbable run. >> i have given up a few more runs than they scored. it's a really good tribute to buck showalter and of the specialty players. they all come together as a team. this chemistry of the team has is very tight. >> we drove all the way up from raleigh for this. we have been talking about four weeks. it's very cool. >> every game is huge. >> i'm always nervous. he will tell ya. it's crazy.
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>> it's a wonderful. we have waited long enough. >> , ripken has some of the orioles and his ravens box was light in the set by talking to guys like adam jones an art show walter, he can tell this is a very excited and a confident team. before the game tonight, mayor stephanie rawlings blake will present jones with the key to the city for his average to kids through out the season. a huge beginning to a big finish. the game is not sold out yet, but they expect a big a whopper of crown for tonight's game. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> fans all over the byrd land sporting orange this weekend. we can put the you cheer them on.
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look at saudi other top stories. baltimore is on a sports high following last night's ravens win against the cleveland browns. this is the first time since last season that the regular referees were on call. the ravens came in as a 13. favorite but it and of being a close game. they get the ninth straight win over cleveland and the third of the season. a task force will be reviewing the speed and a red light cameras two weeks after the city reported they brought in $19.20 million. the purpose is to ensure the effectiveness of the cameras and the impact on public safety corporate -- on public safety. there will be safety experts, school board representatives, and a.a.a. on the board. two more deadly shootings to
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report. in both cases, female victims. the latest before 9:00 last night on south agusta avenue where a 19-year-old was found inside a car and suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. another woman was shot and killed nearby on seamon. they believe she picked up the customer as part of a sedan service. no word in either case for a suspect or possible motive. >> the number of students taking advanced placement class's has tripled at north county high school in three years. what they doing to raise the bar? tim tooten is live in the newsroom with more. >> it's an amazing story. >> its some old fashioned the motivation. the number of students taking
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advanced placement increased by 73%. nowhat you're going to do is take a look at the question and with the people sitting next to you -- >> students to pass this course in the end of class exam get college credit. more and more of them are starting their freshman year. >> i know is a challenge. they make sure you do not feel overwhelmed. >> my mom encouraged me to take creative writing because it will help me in expressing myself. >> there has been some advance placement fever with a number in rowling and passing the high level courses. >> teachers and administrators
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kids.e iadvertise them to >> taking 4 a.p. classes. >> it's more work, but it's worth it. it really gets you ready for your future. >> i encourage them to push and take risks. if you never try, you'll never know. we encouraged them to take more class's. not just passing the test but also pushing toward the goal. >> the north county principle is not surprised more were accepting the challenge. >> u.s. still a belief in students and they have to believe they can be challenging courses and that there's an expectation for them to get
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assistance when they need help and there are interventions in place so they just do not fall. >> professors are showing up on campus this year to teach college level courses. another milestone met for one baltimore school celebrating 100 years of tradition. to commemorate its centennial, more than 1100 students, faculty, and staff got together for a school photo. in translated into 34 tall letters. here's to 100 more years. pretty impressive. live in the 11 news room, tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a plane heading to mount everest in clear weather heads to a deadly crash. >> why they think a bird may be
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to blame. >> in the new expanded gambling wall in the question no one seems to be able to it -- escape. escape.
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>> witnesses in minneapolis says the man and who had shot and killed these people had been fired from his job. we know the shooter has been identified as andrew. the search in his home turned up packaging for 10,000 rounds of ammunition. a dangerous ride to school for a group of middle school is in kentucky. the school was overturned after a car ran into oncoming traffic. 47 students on board, many of them taken to the hospital to be checked out. luckily, everyone is expected to be ok. they say what roads may have
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contributed to the accident. >> overseas, investigators are blaming a bird strike for a deadly plane crash in nepal. all 19 people aboard were killed as and when down in katmandu. the plane carrying british and chinese passengers was headed to mount everest when it struck a vulture shortly after takeoff. roads do not service the area. the aviation safety network says this is the seventh fatal crash since august 2010. >> breaking news near the baltimore-howard county line where an accident is slowing down the evening commute. what's going on? >> just north of 895 between a tractor-trailer ran two other vehicles. with all the emergency gear on
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scene, the two lanes of northcom 95 are shut down and traffic is backing up rapidly. it is also backing itself down 95 all the way to the beltway. reporting live in sky team 11, and capt. roy taylor. >> an important warning from the fda. >> the vast majority of the internet pharmacy is are fraudulent. >> there likely selling counterfeit drugs that can harm you. what to look out for in consumer alert. >> is special honor for some students. that story's coming up. "showers and storms on the hd doppler. what parts of maryland can expect a rain over the weekend? in baltimore, 75 at
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>> and other advertising fact check from david collins taking a look at the claims that revenues are over indication. can it be guaranteed? a task force looking into the speeding in red light cameras generating over $19 million. what city hall is hoping to find out. out. number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean one hundred ninety nine million a year... for schools...gaming revenue that would have...
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gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. mount vernon with food, wine, music, and the 17th annual baltimore books festival. more than 130 authors will be on hand offering book reading,
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signing. but there is a book swap city can bring in your old booking and traded in for something you have not read in part for promoting literacy. there are a number of road closures in effect. most -- most of st. paul and st. charles. for a list of the closures, had to our web site, >> the winning school in the first competition will have a fun day at for discovery. >> the first competition was for pre-k and can regarding koses. rob roblin has the story. >> for the students here at isi elementary, they are big winners. they are the most improved in attendance. >> who is excited to come to school every day? that's fantastic. >> attendance is a big problem in baltimore city schools.
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getting kids to come to school and on time has become a real challenge. >> even in the early years, we began to see the signs of what becomes an epidemic later. roughly 25% of the kids in baltimore last year were chronically absent during the year. >> at west side, they were able to do something about by increasing attendance numbers. >> we're talking about going from 87% to 95%. how did we do it? it was the teachers calling parents in the morning, taking accountability, making sure they were in school. making sure there was no excuse to stay home. we provide uniforms. i pick up children that do not have transportation. we did not make excuses. we want kids here every day to learn. >> we won!
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>> these kids here won a trip to port discovery. now the hope is to rise attendance across the school district. >> its own important that we start early. it so important that they understand the meaning of being in school every single day. >> rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> most people know rod daniels next to me and they know his furry friend bandit. we love him here. some pets are not so lucky. in sending a message about anti- animal abuse, this is the show your soft side campaign. seeing animals treated with the love, care that they deserve. in number of famous people are taking pictures with their pants and they will put this picture up on billboards and on their facebook page. that is the cutest picture ever.
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i love it. >> this was really targeted towards teenagers. that was the reason we wanted these tough, manley guys to show their soft side. it also galvanized the rest of the community. >> he is the best dog ever. this is the anti-animal abuse commission and you can find out more details on the campaign by logging on to too cute. >> your 11 insta-weather + forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> radar sweep around camden yards is looking good for this evening. it will stay dry for most of the game. an outside chance of a little shower north, but so far the showers have been south of annapolis in southern maryland down towards the sea. we have been watching some
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stronger storms coming across the potomac in there is some lightning down their associated with the storms of the track out of virginia and to the extreme southern part of summerlin -- of maryland. decent news for baseball in maryland. officially at bwi marshall, a few of those showers lingered after midnight in picked up zero. 06 inches. -- 0.06 inches. we are still 7 inches below normal on precipitation totals. overall, today, the high temperature 79. the normal is 74. the record is 91. this was a really mild night for this time of year. 78 downtown. 76 in elkton. western maryland getting cool
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and a sign of some cooler, drier air headed our way for the weekend. lows tonight 52-60 and showered chances well to the south of baltimore. northwest wind at about 5 miles an hour. this front is just crawling to the south of us now. it was slowly pushing into the area last night and is just now getting south of baltimore. it will continue the slow movement to the southeast tonight and tomorrow allowing them to clear out a little over the weekend but an area of low pressure coming in for the second half of the weekend. tomorrow looks like the best day for outdoor activities. the sun will not be bad. it will be comfortable as far as temperatures go, but showers may start to develop toward sunset or even beyond. a couple of showers or light sprinkle may come in from the mountains. sunshine lurking to the south and it could bring some more wet weather monday night.
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temperatures will be cooler, 69- 74 with north went 6-12 miles per hour. the average range will be there. temperature staying comfortable through the weekend. showers may be popping up again nday evening or monday night. the best chance for rain coming in on tuesday with an area of low pressure tracking from the south. >> we have a warning to consumers about fake online pharmacies. an fda survey says 25% to make online purchases have also made prescription purchases. few online pharmacies are reputable and means that -- state and regulator laws. only by online if the website requires a valid doctor's prescription, based in the u.s., and is licensed by the patient state board of pharmacy.
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they may be sending subpar medications. >> you may be getting a counterfeit product that is substandard and does not have all of the active ingredients you need. you may get a product that is expired. you may be getting a product that is contaminated. >> will cost you more in the long run. they have several web sites to check out online pharmacies. you can find the link on our website, six out of 10 consumers are unhappy with their financial institutions. the list of the top banks can be found in the latest issue of money magazine. it came out on top because of its basic suit -- student and senior checking accounts. the number two spot, td bank. it offers great rewards if you
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keep a certain minimum in your account. huntington, forces dozens -- citizen's and m & we can be very impatient when it comes to our electronics. we want access and we want it now. each of them grab a share of the pipeline and the band with. the demand is constantly growing. in an effort to keep up, businesses are working to increase internet bandwidth. >> new conflicting gambling ads are out today. that means the 11 news team is on the case. david collins takes a look at the claim that a big portion will definitely be going to education. >> and college students from china are in college park for a joint performance. i will take a behind-the-scenes
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coming out.
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>> a unique collaboration producing a one of a kind performance. >> kim dacey has teh details. >> performers in this unique production of "a midsummer night's dream" , from two different continents. some of them are in college
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students from beijing. >> we bonded right away. >> she helped coordinate the collaboration. they have been rehearsing since the beginning of september. it has been a learning experience for all of them. >> they perform in a more natural way. >> this style is definitely a lot more difficult than i had imagined. it's a very intricate. every movement counts in chinese opera. you have to watch your whole body. >> the learning extends far beyond the stage. they have gotten to experience american culture and they have forged a bond beyond being performers. >> we did not have any problems
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in basic communication, but more important is that we communicate hart to hart. now we're not only like a team but a family. >> they will all had to beijing for a series of perfornces there. it will get to experience life in china. >> we're looking forward to taking our american friends to china and show them the hot spots in beijing and the great food we have in china just like they have taken us to many places in this area. i believe this is a good beginning and we are definitely going to bring this in the future. >> tickets are still available for performances on saturday and sunday. for a lank, visit our web site, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that's it for us at 5:00. >> here is what is coming up now
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at 6:00. >> we determine whether kline's from one of the new advertisements is true. the results are street had. >> the move -- the mayor of baltimore is taking a closer look at the red light and speed cameras. i have a live report. >> are companies keeping track of what your kids do online? i'm hallie jackson live in washington with what they're doing to keep your kids safe. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> this is 11 news at 6. >> the big story at 6 -- a new bunch of gambling ads are finding their way into the air waves and they're making a claims. >> some say a big portion of the gaming revenue will definitely go to education. david collins


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