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virginia and west virginia. we expect highs in the upper 70's and the low 80's. thunderstorms into the afternoon. more details in the forecast. >> good morning. 16-minute delays on marc trains. we have an accident at middle river road, a vehicle into a pole. 56 miles per hour on 95 at route 24. .olume continues to build fayette street and president city., an accident in the
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the baltimore city council passes the 2014 budget. in the studio to break down the budget. $2.4e budget totals billion. the new taxes will close a $30 million shortfall. it includes new taxes on billboards. there is a property-tax cut of 8 cents but there is a fee to manage storm water runoff. that is part of a new federal mandate. if you own a home worth $150,000, the property-tax cut would save you about $30 a year. the savings will be swallowed up by the new average storm water fee.
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the proper tax is twice as high as surrounding counties. the 2014 budget also calls for city workers would start contributing to their pension funds if they get raises. it was one of the easiest budget bargaining processes in recent memory. >> no cuts to fire or things we or recreation and parks, which we have been talking about in the city. >> the mayor is expected to sign off on the budget without making any changes. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. anpolice are investigating assault in downtown baltimore. the victim was conscious and was taken to the hospital for treatment. jury selection continues and opening statements could start before the day ends in the trial of a police officer. james laboard is charged with manslaughter in the death of
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christopher brown. investigators say there was some kind of struggle after other teenagers ran away and brown became unconscious. an autopsy shows he died of asphyxia. the nationalf security agency will appear on capitol hill. president obama made new comments about the spy program yesterday. livee jackson joins us with more details on the story. good morning. >> hi, stan. the president called the choice between freedom and privacy a false choice and said nsa records are legal and -- nsa methods are legal and transparent. president obama defended secret nsa surveillance.
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>> some people say obama was a raving liberal before. my concern has always been not that we should not do intelligence gathering to prevent terrorism. but are we setting up a system of checks and balances? >> he wants to look at declassifying the parts of a spy program. programs first leaked by edward snowden. someone identified as snowden answered questions online from an undisclosed location sanying the u.s. government will not be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me. truth is coming and it cannot be stopped. >> he is saying putting me in prison or killing me prevents this information from being disclosed. some are calling leaks of the program dangerous. >> some lawmakers labeled snowden as a traitor.
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?hat does snowden really know >> my suspicion is that some things are beyond his reach and what he is offering is his opinion. leaked information was to "the guardian." u.s. officials say that kind of spying is not really a surprise. right now happening in northern ireland -- the g-8. >> what else is the president doing to make more information?? he wants to have an oversight board. that would look at how much information should be gathered from americans. >> the president is wrapping up
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talks. can you wrap up the headlines for us so far? >> president obama sat down with vladimir putin but they did not see eye to eye when they came to handling syria's civil war. they thought a diplomatic solution could be possible. president obama wants to send arms to rebels fighting to take down the regime of assad. britain and france would like to see assad toppled but are hesitant. we expect a joint statement from leaders about the situation in syria. >> the vice president will be talking about gun control today. >> he will talk about the
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further need for gun safety. the administration wants to light a fire under congress about gun control. there were visits last week by family members of sandy hook victims. they were pushing for extended background checks. >> a lot of topics to cover this morning. thank you. say it was carbon monoxide that leaked in a group home on monday morning, but they still have not found the source of the leagu k. there was the report of an unconscious person.
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the carbon monoxide made seven other people sick as well. himself toposed women in a target dressing room this weekend. this is a picture. co-ed withg room is individual stalls with stores. >> i have a child that i take in there. --if you think you recommend howardzes man, call the county anonymous tip line. when12 was a busy year they came to natural disasters. cards?ou rely on credit
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your age might dictate that more than anything else. >> we have a better chance for sprinkles into the afternoon. >> checking on another accident in jessup. we will check on
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. live starting off with a view from skycam. you can see the humidity in the air as well. we are seeing slightly cooler temperatures across the region. overnight.d cover just a few light showers breaking out. they're traveling up parkville and getting near 100. this is all very late in nature. inch.of an things are becoming more unsettled. there is more activity back to our last.
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thunderstorms in parts of west virginia. some indications that some produced some hail. there is some instability in the atmosphere today. we have a friend coming in from the north. there is another front that stretches back into the plains. that is focusing all the moisture into the mid atlantic. that is what will be moving our way throughout the day and eventually clearing out by tomorrow. upper 60's and gaithersburg. we will have humidity in place as we go through the afternoon. there could be some showers at any point today. that is especially likely after
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noon. there could be some thunder as well. watch out for some stronger wind. shower leftover on wednesday. sunshine by the end of the week. of summerhe first day on friday. >> let's check your morning commute. here is what is happening in jessup. .e have a vehicle into a fence in middle river, a car into a pole. on 95 traveling runningund at route 24, smoothly.
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we are starting to see the west side delays at baltimore national pike. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. 6:17. a controversial voter requirement is struck down. supreme court justices ruled against that mandate. the 2012 year was one of the cost was years on record for natural disasters. was super storm sandy and a number of wildfires, $110 billion in damages last year. about $65 billion in losses.
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will begin talks about restarting direct mail service between the u.s. and cuba. themhave not gone between since 1963. the talks do not change the administration's policy on cuba . infantseath of five leave regulators to stop the sale of a popular baby recliner. there have been numerous reports involving the nap nanny products. the company that makes the recliner ended further legal procedures. more young americans are doing away with their credit cards.
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8% of youngly adults did not have a credit card in their wallet. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. regardless of your age, when financial times get tough, are you more or less likely to use a credit card? you can share your response on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to statesw findings about with low obesity rates. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning, jane. >> good morning. a clear sign that ben bernanke door.s eye on the exit his current term does expire in
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january. is economic expansion putting americans in the mood for a bigger weddings. as for trading, we have futures flat this morning. yesterday we did go out and hire. about statesings with low obesity findings. massachusetts at the top of this healthy list. dc was third. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's.
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seeing a lot of clouds in place. right now we're under a general risk for thunderstorms. the higher risk is back in ohio and illinois. any thunderstorms uld get andy with isolated flooding we cannot rule out small hail. this is a minor concern. you'll want to have your umbrella. >> good morning. we have a two new accidents. one on the of loop west side just past 795. an accident in a odenton.o
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watch for an accident at middle river. a crash in havre de grace. still looking pretty good every 24. delays starting to shot at baltimore national pike on the west side. just past accident the exit on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 6:22. if you want to watch the ravens practice, get out your calendar. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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the orioles and the tigers. they will play their second game of the series tonight. >> jake arrieta did not have a good start. bottom of the fourth inning. this was a home run to miguel cabrera. orioles would get a run back
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in the top of the second inning. .hris davis with a home run kept the o's batsillo at bay. the orioles lose. see the four chances to ravens practice this summer. the first chance is in annapolis. then at m&t bank stadium. those practices are free but bucks. is 10 another chance at stevenson university. a fourth practice at the under armour performance center. finals setf the nba
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for tonight. lead.urs have a 3-2 of the stanley 3 cup finals sought a close call before the puck ever dropped. the bruins added another goal on their way to aid when and now lead the series two games to one. you can see the next game right here on tv 11. birthday.keith mills' >> happy birthday. i hope he is catching up on some sleep. >> 6:27.
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>> a property tax cut is coming to the city of baltimore thanks to the 2014 budget. >> more security leaks.
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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. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. look at this morning's top stories. a scheme to exploit immigrants. workers were smuggled in from pakistan and stole their wages and force them to live in their homes. >> the maryland state house will be close to the public today. there.ow is being filmed >> sally ride became the first
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woman in space 30 years ago today. she remains the youngest woman in space. >> 6;31. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. let's begin with ava. >> we could see thunderstorms by this afternoon. we are mostly cloudy at the airport. humidity at 90%. 8:00 a sprinkle through some of the storms could have heavy downpours. high temperature in the low 80's later this afternoon. >> thank you. not the best morning commute.
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15 start with marc train 505, to 20 minute delays. southbound 295 at 100, watch for an accident. at 175. bit of a delay just loop west side, getting word of an accident. this is 40 where it meets the beltway. 175, have an accident in odenton. addle river, still tracking vehicle into a pole. 155 in havre de grace, another accident. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. fee on theorm water highlight of the new $2.4
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billion budget. >> the budget was passed last night. kim dacey with this morning's big story. good morning. this budgets say will close a $30 million shortfall. it is part of a plan to fix a structural deficit. ant year homeowners will pay average of $60 per year to manage storm water runoff. the new fee is called an unfair enforcement of a federal mandate. >> it should come with money. >> the new fee is part of the 2014 budget, a $2.4 billion formula which includes new taxes on billboards. the budget includes a property
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tax cut of 8 cents. $100 of or every assessed value. if you own a home worth $150,000, the property tax cut would save about $30 a year. the property tax is twice as high on average as surrounding counties. >> the secret is to get more people to move into the city. base.d to broaden the tax we have to have more people pay. a third of our property-tax owners do not pay property tax. it puts the burden on everyone else. jurisdiction of faces that problem. >> city workers will start contributing to their pension fund if they get raises. it was members of say one of the smoothest bargaining process in recent history. >> no cuts to fire or things we have been talking about in the city. >> a bill banning restaurants
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from using styrofoam was put on hold. from was a major push back the restaurant industry. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a double shooting happened late last night in west baltimore. sufferingre found gunshot wounds. there was another shooting, on grogan avenue. that was the same block where police were investigating another shooting on a monday evening. >> a sexual assault case will continue forward. michael miller sent the case to article 32 proceedings. the assault took place in annapolis last year after a night of heavy drinking.
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she learned that three friends claimed to have had sex with her while she was blacked out. it is not clear how many football players would be named in the case. president obama face some awkward questions. tracie potts has the latest from washington. >> former cia employee edward snowden claims the u.s. may have help britain spike on its predecessor in 2009. he denies he was a spike for china in claims there is more to come. >> he looks like somebody that wants to hurt the united states. >> even his father is asking snowden to stop the leaks.
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questions expected to president obama about it. the white house is going on the offensive, reassuring the americans their rights are not being violated. that theiry know phone calls are not listened in on, their e-mails are not being read by some big brother somewhere. the nationalf security agency is back on capitol hill today. the white house says they still don't know where edward snowden is. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:37. not all of us drink our coffee black.
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fans - hose girls got i'm not sure what that says. >> you can bring your favorite flavor to your morning cup of coffee. .hich cookie made the cut regardless of your age, when financial times get tough, are you more or less likely to use a credit card? you can share your response on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. about for yourk tuesday morning commute. 15 to 20 minute, delays. this is prior to reisterstown road on the west side of the beltway. there is an accident on the shoulder. this is a live picture at 175 show say little too late in the southbound direction. accident in middle river road, an accident
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location. . lot to talk about that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. .> it is mostly dry a lot of clouds in place. 77 downtown. 68 in parkton. basically everybody getting into the low 80's. maybe some thunderstorms into the day. the coverage will become more widespread as we go into the afternoon. some of the showers could be a heavy. >> thank you. you see a lot of unusual items at the grocery store. deer meat/ ar.t is a de
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once he was inside he could not get back out. several shoppers help to corral it. it was taken to some nearby woods. >> take a close look at the aisles.creamer .ou might see some of these such of your favorite flavors to your daily routine. these new flavors are set to stay in stores for just one year. >> which like a coffee in your milk? 6:43. look at thisd, a morning's top stories.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. 15 to 20 minutes delays. checking the outer loop of the
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beltway at reisterstown road. traffic is up to speak at the moment. accident off to the right shoulder. .5 is filling up quickly 295. moving better than we have an accident in jessup. middle river road, watch for a vehicle into a pole. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> right now we're mostly dry. there are a lot of clouds in place. that are some indications sprinkles are breaking out. we are seeing widespread showers across virginia and
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hefty thunderstorms across less across west-- virginia. all this instability will be moving our way. we have a two different cold fronts. there is one coming across the great lakes. more energy into the atmosphere. the impulses help enhance the rain. .0 degrees at the airport upper 60's in gaithersburg. mostly cloudy skies on your tuesday. scattered showers and any time. high temperatures held down
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to 84. of the clouds, 79 may see more you substantial showers. they will be scattered and then widespread as we get into the afternoon. this fall taper off into tonight. 79 tomorrow. we keep warring things up into the rest of the weekend. >> thank you. 6:48. the baltimore city council passes the 2014 budget. there is a property tax cut for city residents. kim dacey has more details. >> good morning. the budget totals $2.4 billion. the new taxes will close a $30
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million shortfall. it includes new taxes on billboards. there is a property-tax cut of 8 cents, but there is a fee to manage storm water runoff. that is part of a new federal mandate. the 2014 budget calls for city workers to start contributing to their pension funds if they get raises. the mayor is expected to sign off on the budget without making any changes. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there was a fire this morning. this was on the 200 block of chestnut hill road. fire. was hurt in the
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opening statements could start today in the trial of a former baltimore county police officer. james laboard is charged with manslaughter in the death of christopher brown. investigators say they got into some kind of struggle. brown became unconscious. >> good morning. sa leaker -- how did he get access to so much information? canheating on your sleep shorten your life span. sayhat brad pitt had to
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last night about angelina's recovery. miss usa will be joining us. that and much more ahead as we get started on a tuesday morning. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> we have some mass transit delays. if you take light rail from penn station, 30 minute delays. has been cancelled. 95.ave some delays on a lot of the bailout of lime as folks tried to avoid 295. we have an accident in jessup. watch for a crash at moreover
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road. -- at mill river road. at middle river road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. things are unsettled today. a slight riskt, for severe weather in ohio and illinois. some of the storms today could be stronger, especially if we get some breaks in the cloud cover. the potential for small hail. this is a minimal threat. another look at the forecast
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, regardless of your age, when financial times get tough, are you more or less likely to use a credit card?
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>> we want to thank everybody for sending in their responses. >> here are some stories you'll find at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. the dangers of selling your old stuff online. >> down the ocean meets up with pipe.alf- those stories and the latest traffic and weather updates. >> problems with the light rail this morning. >> light rail from penn station running 30 minutes behind schedule. this is 95 in howard county at
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100. there is a lot of balop volume with an accident southbound -- there is a lot of the bailout volume with an accident southbound 295 at 100. normal delays on the west side. with thea little foggy high humidity. we will have scattered showers. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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good morning. more secrets, edward snowden vowed to release even more classified information as the head of the nsa faces a new round of tough questions on capitol hill today. happening right now, you're looking live at a field near detroit where authorities are lookinfor the remains of jimmy hoffa 38 years after he disappeared. why he is convinced he is there. >> if i had $1 million i'd bet $1 million. >> we will be at the scene. and take two, after flubbing the interview portion of the miss usa pageant. >> how we are continuing to try to strive to -- miss utah is here for a second chance at the question that made her an internet
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sensation today. tuesday june 18th, 2013. from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. good morning and welcome in on a tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> at least she has a sense of humor. i'm matt lauer with al roker and natalie morales and the obama administration continues to react to these leaks from edward snowden. they're promising to release more details about the nsa programs and the terror plots they thwarted and that's coming today. >> we will talk to the committee chairman mike rogers in just a moment. >> but first right to andrea mitchell, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. democrats and republicans want the head of


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