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photos cannot find a killer. >> can the team recover after losing two key players? tell us what you think. >> what were bought by the time we head home -- will look warm up when you have a home -- will it warm up by the htime yotime u head home? >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. tony is yanking my chain. >> it usually gets warmer in the afternoon. i didn't mean to laugh. it is a little cooler this morning that yesterday.
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47 degrees at the airport. the skies had cleared. i think we will have mostly sunny skies. high temperature expected near 66 degrees. when we come back, we'll check the forecast billowing into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah -- will check the forecast going into the weekend. >> we have an accident near edmondson avenue. we'll take a look at how it is impacting traffic on the west side. route 26 and buffalo road, we have an accident still wrapping up. six the on southbound 95. looking good out of the white marsh area. 12 minutes on the outer loop west side. that will get worse because of the accident at edmondson. 10 minutes to go south on 95
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down towards 32. this is 50 at sandy point. looking good at the moment. no problems on the eastern shore. this is outer loop traffic at baltimore national pike. those delays will be growing. we will keep you posted on what to expect on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> new clues in the case of a murdered researcher gunned down numbeear his home. >> sarah sampson is live with more. what are police saying? >> police are hoping the surveillance pictures will help them find the killer or killers. a surveillance photo released by detectives shows two men sprinting down chesterfield
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avenue just after 10:00 on september 17. according to police, this was the only sign of life on the street as dr. peter marvit lay drying nearby. he was a federal researcher who was shot and killed. the men are considered persons of interest. police are hoping if they can identify them, it will help unravel what happened. >> the two individuals are identified as light-skinned black males, possibly in their late teens. so whether you know their names or just any information them, if -- any information about them, if they look familiar to you, please contact homicide detectives. >> police are considering a theory that marvit was mistaken for a delivery driver, but they won't say if they believe his death was connected to a string of carjackings in the area. anyone with information should call 1-866-7-lockup. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> thank you. police all looking for a group of men who attacked a teenager near patterson park. this happened on sunday. they jumped 819-year-old along east baltimore street. police found him shot multiple times. he died later that evening. another shooting on monday night. police say someone shot a 15- year-old male in the leg. in baltimore county, police are searching for three men involved in a kidnapping and car crash. a man was heading to his car when he was attacked late thursday night. the trio forced to wait into the car and drove off with the victim inside. the vehicle was crashed in
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timonium. anyone with information should contact maryland state police. >> reginald baker and james harrison are charged with assault in the beating of student john mckenna. police initially charged mckenna with attacking horses, but those charges were later dropped. >> i lost sleep over it. it was sickening. to see that kid to get beat to that amount of severity. >> the trial is expected to last a week. >> the ravens had a victory on sunday against the cowboys but it came at a cost. ray lewis and lardarius webb
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will miss the rest of the year with injuries. webb would need surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee. >> i am disappointed for those guys. it doesn't matter how high or someone else feels about it. these are guys that put so much heart and soul into what they do. >> we'll hear whether john harbaugh says we will see the last of ray lewis on the field as a raven. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the ravens can overcome the loss of ray lewis and lardarius webb? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> if you plan on taking part in the election and you're not registered to vote, you are running out of time.
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you can print out the form and mail it in. and now you can register online. >> we have seen over the last month and increase in voter registration. as time goes on, we'll be able to get a number of those who registered online as compared to walk-in. >> each county in the baltimore area has at least one location for early voting. you can cast your ballot at any site in your jurisdiction if you choose early voting. rylandersrs urged mayor lend to support same-sex marriage. >> civil marriage is indeed a
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civil right. this really is not a religious issue. the wording of question 6 gives very specific and extensive religious protections. all persons can honor their own personal convictions without imposing them on anyone else. >> the naacp will launch a radio tour in support of question 6 later this morning and it will continue throughout the month. a key player was on the hot seat at city hall on monday. rep answered questions about licensing and job creation. casino operators say the plant to ophire some 1200 workers. >> 6;08. 47 degrees at the airport -- 6:08. grim news for the family of
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george mcgovern. >> there is a shake-up at the podium of next year's golden globe awards. >> it will be a nice day today. we have some rain in the seven- day forecast. >> tracking a west side accident. heavy delays are forming. heavy delays are forming. we will check a it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year,
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which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message.
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>> welcome back. 54 degrees downtown. yesterday we were dealing with some rain. everything is offshore today. i thought we would start in the tropics. this is a new hurricane with sustained winds of 85 miles per hour. it is about 100 miles south of bermuda. it should pass east of the island sometime tomorrow morning. it will stay away from the east coast of the united states, thanks to the front that came through yesterday. we did get a lot of rain yesterday. it is keeping the hurricane off shore. there could be some big waves at
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the delmarva beaches. the rain we had yesterday is pushing to the east and north. which it has some nice weather -- we should have some nice with the bank the next couple days. mostly sunny this afternoon. about 20 degrees cooler than yesterday. 47 degrees at the airport. 48 degrees in rising sun. mostly sunny skies today. cool but nothing unusual for this time of year. we expect to range between 63 and 68. the seven-day forecast -- another nice day tomorrow. temperatures around 70. clouds will thicken up on thursday. the best chance for rain this week will be on friday. it gets cooler over the weekend. a 20% chance for a few sprinkles
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on saturday morning. 70 by monday of next week. >> good morning. we have a west side accident. but see the impact. 60 minutes to go through the of the stretch from 795 down to 95. the accident is backing up traffic near edmonton. 11 minutes from 95 of south side -- 16 minutes to go through the stretch from 795 down towards 95. 23 miles per hour in the outer loop. those delays stretch back to 795. 95 is running well out of the white marsh area. no delays pass the 895 split. everything okay at the harbor tunnel.
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the beltway is where we have the problem. this is the west side near old court road. you can see that is where the delay starts. traffic is backing up in the outer loop from southbound 795. it continues down towards baltimore national pike, just prior to the accident scene at edmondson. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. a happy ending in the search for two hikers who went missing in montana over the weekend. rescuers found jason hiser and neal peckens. they reported missing and friday. both men are fine. george mcgovern has entered hospice care in south dakota. he is best known as the democratic candidate president who lost to richard nixon in
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1972. he served 18 years in the u.s. senate. arlen specter will be laid to rest today in pennsylvania. he was one of the longest serving senators from pennsylvania who was a republican who switched to a democrat. he died from non-hodgkin's lymphoma. >> the salmonella scare that like thousands of jars of peanut butter off the shelves expands to include shell peanuts. the peanuts, and several different packages and sizes. most common package -- there were processed at the plant that sickened 35 people. good news for amazon and apple
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customers. you could get a refund as part of a settlement. amazon.com e-mail people said they could get between 30 cents and $1.32 per book. hristmas creep is annoying some of its fans. >> target once you to experience holiday cheer early. target is the first of the big retailers to unwrap this year's tv holiday ads. some say it is too early. good news for drivers prices at the pump. the prices are easing a bit.
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the price is down 3 cents from last week. the average price in baltimore is $3.67. stocks were rising yesterday on strong data for retail sales. the bloomberg maryland index jumping on gains for under armour. under armour is looking for more retail workers. more men spend more on the internet and are flocking to sites as they capture a growing part of the fashion market. women still lead when it comes to on-line clothing shopping. the market for man is growing any faster pace. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> russell crowe is separate
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from his wife of nine years. they married in 2003. the split follows rumors that she has been having a and a n affair. father confirm the couple has separated. two top comic will take the reins of the ceremony. you can see the globes on january 13. >> 6:19. the ravens will have to man up to replace two key losses on defense.
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>> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the ravens can overcome the loss of ray lewis and lardarius webb? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have an accident in the outer loop at edmondson. 18 minutes to go from 795 down to 95 on the south side. moving well on southbound 95 to 32. speeds at 20 miles per hour approaching that accident scene. a very slow ride on the west side outer loop. 61 miles per hour on southbound 83, down from padonia down to the beltway. speeds on 97. 65 down towards 50. here's a quick, live look at traffic. it is just crawling and that is the pace of the way down the west side. the accident is on the left shoulder at edmonton and causing
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a major backup. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we're off to a quiet start. it is a little cooler than yesterday. 47 at the airport. 48 in jarrettsville. we expect mostly sunny skies this afternoon. high temperatures in the mid to upper 60's. we'll come back and check the seven-day forecast all the way through the weekend. >> good morning. it was the news you thought you might hear all day but were hoping you would not. john harbaugh confirmed that lardarius webb and ray lewis will miss the rest of the season with injuries. webb has become an elite corner. ray lewis has been dominant 47 teen years. one has to wonder if this is the
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end for number 52 on the field in baltimore. >> i admire ray lewis. i think everybody in this room does. we have to see what he will say about that. >> the ravens are now two games up in the afc north. there have been some wild game so far. a wild game in san diego. all san diego in the first half. philip rivers back to throw. he finds is tight end. they would build a 24-0 halftime lead. that lead would not last.
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the broncos would be on the comeback trail. he is hit and fumbles on the play. tony carter takes it back to the house. the chargers still in the lead. philip rivers was picked off three times in the second half. 24-21. manning was on fire in the second half. calling audibles at the line of scrimmage. in the end zone. touchdown, denver. they shocked san diego on the road. what a comeback last night. >> thank you.
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6:26. 47 degrees at the airport. hillary clinton is taking the blame for the attack in libya. >> we're live at city police headquarters. detectors are looking for the public's help to find a killer. >> the presidential candidates are hours away from their second are hours away from their second debate
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it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> 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. a nicer day today than yesterday but a little cooler? >> it will be smooth sailing this morning. temperatures around 50. we will make it up to 66 on the mostly sunny skies. we'll come back and take it
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forecast all the way through the weekend. >> president obama hopes for a second chance to make a good first debate impression. >> he faces off against mitt romney in their second matchup. hallie jackson has what is at stake in this morning's report. a tonight's debate will be little different from what we have seen so far. candidates will take questions from voters directly. the first lady has already sent in her ballot. >> we are one vote closer to re-electing my husband and moving this country forward for four more years. >> as many as a third of voters could cast ballots before th november 6, time is running out for the presidential candidates to woo supporters. 80 chance to reach millions of people -- a key chance to reach
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millions of people. >> i loved the fact that i think 70 million americans got a chance to see my husband unfiltered. >> mitt romney's working with debate partner rob portman on style. >> in their practice sessions, romney has spent less time practicing what he will say and spent more time focused on how he will say it. >> we know he will have a steady to a good performance. the president is more of a question. >> it is very important for obama that he doesn't sit back and act disengaged. >> democrats hint you'll see the president go after romney. >> both candidates have to walk a fine line, in that connection and showing and that the with the undecided voters that will be on stage tonight. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the attack in libya that killed chris stevens and three other americans. a lack of security, the secretary says when it comes to protecting diplomats overseas, the buck stop wits with her. >> i take responsibility. the president and vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions about security. i believe tragedies like what happened in benghazi should be viewed in a non-political way. everybody should pull together as americans. >> clinton says she doesn't want the incident to become some kind of political blame game.
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>> police hope someone can identify two men. sarah sampson joins us live with more on the story. good morning. >> good morning. detectives released the picture yesterday. it shows two young men in the vit wasere dr. peter marvi gunned down. this surveillance photo shows two men sprinting down chesterfield avenue just aftet 10:00 pm on september 17th. according to police, this was the only sign of life on the street as dr. peter marvit lay dying nearby. >> we're calling them persons of interest right now. they were running from an alley. >> investigators believe the men could help unravel what happened to marvit. he just arrived from choir practice when he was killed. >> the two individuals are
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identified as light-skinned black males, possibly in their late teens. so whether you know their names or any information about them, if they look familiar to you, please contact homicide detectives. >> brandon scott says the murderer is fueling outrage among residents. >> more people had a call to duty since the incident. >> there are community patrols to send a message to marvit's killer or killers. there has been a spike in carjackings. some may be soured on city living. >> things like this do scare people off. it impacts the tax base. it makes that neighbor consider where they are living. it impacts all of this. >> he hopes this picture will encourage someone to identify these men and help fill in the gaps. >> if you know someone who did something wrong, you have to report it, no matter who it is. please, this is someone who took someone's life. please step forward and do the right thing.
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>> police are considering a theory that marvit may have been mistaken for a food delivery driver. he was carrying bags as he stepped out of his car. they won't say if his death is connected to carjackings targeting delivery people in that area. anyone with information should contact police at 1-866-7- lockup. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police in anne arundel county hope a new smartphones app will help open the lines of communication. it is called aacopd speak out. the district hopes the technology developed will encourage students to provide helpful information before tragedies happen. >> we are finding high school kids want to do the right thing. they just don't want to know it.
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they don't want to be known as a snitch. we want them to have an environment where they can do the right thing and keep it quiet. >> students can now be another student resource officer directly. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> one problem in the worst possible spot on the west side near edmondson. we have an accident off to the left shoulder. 26 minutes on the outer loop west side. those speeds from 795 down to 95, slow traffic. moving well on 895 down towards the harbor tunnel toll. 20 miles per hour in the outer loop down the west side. all activity on the left shoulder. checking the harrisburg expressway, up to speak
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traveling down towards the beltway from padonia road. 50 on southbound 95. this is 140. the delays have not stretched backed to reisterstown road. just beyond route 140 is where the backup continues down towards frederick road. we do have delays leading up to this accident. we will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we will do the seven-day forecast. it is cooler than it was yesterday. 47 degrees at the airport. we expect mostly sunny skies. high temperature of mid to upper 60's. sunshine tomorrow and 68. it should be chilly start to the
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weekend. the next couple of days, it should be pretty nice. the heavy rain is now off the coasts. >> thank you. 47 degrees at the airport. these competitors are up the these competitors are up the
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i wouldn't want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, so i shouldn't deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. i support this law because it doesn't force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
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>> time now for pumpkins in the
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news. let's begin with giant pumpkins. this weighs in at nearly 1,300 pounds and could make for a jumbo jack-o'-lantern. the owner says he has been growing them since 1998 and as a news and special chemicals or fertilizers. just hard work and determination. >> the pumpkin whisperer. using pumpkins for transportation in nova scotia. people were race event across in ke in the pumpkin regatta in a variety of colors and styles. this raise money for the children's wish association.
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some >> were shaped like a noose -- some were shaped like canoes. >> 6:41. still ahead, will check the top stories. -- we will check the top stories. >> it will be a nice day today. it will be a beautiful sunrise. look at the color on the look at the color on the
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. the ravens walked off the field on sunday with a victory, it
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came as a devastating cost. linebacker ray lewis and cornerback lardarius webb will miss the rest of the season with injuries. webb will require surgery. testimony continues in the trough officers accused of beating a college student. reginald baker and james harrison are charged with assault in the beating of john mckenna. police initially said mckenna attacked police after a terps basketball win over duke, but those charges were dropped. a group of men jumped a 19-year- old on east baltimore street.
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police found him shot multiple times and he died later that evening. >> keeping your bones healthy is important for young and old and vitamin d plays a crucial role. the get the right amount -- how do you get the right amount? lisa robinson explains. >> it can be hard to do in the winter months. >> vitamin d and helps maintain bone structure and strength. you should know your levels. a simple blood test will tell you. >> some unprotected some tiun te
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helps your vitamin d levels. >> do not go overboard. >> anywhere from 800 international units to 1000 international unit for most people. >> you can find vitamin d in milk and some juices. >> yogurt's but you need to check the labels -- some yogurts but you need to check the labels. >> lisa robinson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have an earlier accident off to the left shoulder. traffic is crawlg past reisterstown road down towards fettered. this is impacting traffic on
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southbound 795. speeds on average 22 miles per hour on to the west side appeared 34 on southbound 95. on the north side, 38 miles per hour near harford road. building around the area. the biggest delays on the west side. this is frederick road. the accident is off to the left side. this is 295. southbound traffic is picking up in volume down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we start in the tropics. we have a new hurricane in the atlantic. sustained winds 80 miles per hour. not unusual to have a hurricane in the middle of october.
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the hurricane season goes to the end of november. it will pass by bermuda some time tomorrow morning. if you have travel plans to bermuda, your flights have already been canceled or delays. this storm will stay off the east coast of the united states. it will sweep away from the coast. most of the rain is off the coast line and we will enjoy some sunshine today. a few thin clouds in the western suburbs. mostly sunny going into the afternoon. yesterday we were in the 60's at this time. right now is 47 at the airport. the forecast for today, mostly sunny skies. high temperatures in the mid to upper 60's. sunrise at 7:18.
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it will be choppy if you take the boat out. next high tide at fort mchenry at 7:22 this morning. another nice day tomorrow with high temperatures in the 70's. we could see some rain late in the day on thursday. a chilly start to the weekend but mostly dry. high-temperature 60 on saturday -- high temperature of 60 on saturday. >> sarah sampson has this live with a picture of two persons of interest. >> that is right. police are hoping the surveillance pictures will help
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them find the killer or killers. a surveillance photo released by detectives shows two men sprinting down chesterfield avenue just after 10:00 on september 17. according to police, this was the only sign of life on the street as dr. peter marvit lay drying nearby. he was a federal researcher who was shot and killed. the men are considered persons of interest. police are hoping if they can identify them, it will help unravel what happened. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> do police have many theories as to why he was targeted? >> they think maybe he was mistaken as a food delivery person. nothing was stolen from him. this is still a mystery. >> thank you. >> here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next
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on the "today" show. >> good morning. we'll have much more on tonight's high-stakes presidential debate. ryan seacrest will have an exclusive interview with first lady michelle obama. prostitution scandal that has rocked a small town in maine. would you pay more to get a prime reservation at your favorite restaurant? a big challenge for bobby flay. he will try to teach me how to cook when we get started on a tuesday morning right here on "today." >> we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day. aplçlçéd.ñ.ñhrókññoo[
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think the ravens can overcome the loss of ray lewis and lardarius webb?
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>> we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> you have to come out of retirement. >> put him in, coach. >> oh, heavens. >> we have a delays on the west side. the accident is in the left shoulder. this is what happens on the west side. 12 miles per hour beginning at reisterstown road. impacting your ride on southbound 795. traffic at a crawl. route 27 is closed between ridge road and rolling ridge road because of an accident in westminster. delays on the north side. the accident is off to the left shoulder. right now very heavy delays at
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reisterstown road. 295 southbound, normal volume. >> the rain is gone. lots of sunshine today. high temperature of 66 degrees. around 70 tomorrow. a nice couple of days coming up. borrow yourld bar you knees. that is a it. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i wouldn't want someone denying my rights
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based upon their religious views, so i shouldn't deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. i support this law because it doesn't force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. oh, please don't call me "pumpkin." no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha ha! you've never tasted pumpkin like this. try new pumpkin white chocolate or pumpkin mocha coffees and lattes today.

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