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up against the stand your ground law. >> it does ask the city to take a second look at their business dealings with florida. a councilman introduced the resolution requesting the city review it's business dealings connected with the state of florida. george zimmerman shot trayvon martin just outside of orlando in march of 2012. he said this is too vague. people can use deadly force to defend themselves. he is not asking florida to abolish that law but to take another look at it. >> the rallies and marches -- when you do it from economic perspective, people take you serious. >> no analysis was done to find
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out how much business baltimore does with the state of florida. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think to baltimore city council should consider a resolution to minimize this is dealings with florida as a result of the george zimmerman not guilty verdict? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. city council members gave i amiminary approval -- missing a word there, producer -- to use a tax break to members voted to give a tax break to help pay for the upscaled mixed-use development between harbor east and fells point. opponents say taxpayer money could be better spent on neighborhoods and schools. we as the developer can only
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do so much. we have $3 million for inclusionary housing. we will do more and more. >> the full council will take a final vote next month. >> karla porter is charged with hiring a hitman to kill her husband. defense attorney said they should consider voluntary manslaughter instead of first- degree murder. they said she suffers from battered spouse syndrome. . they say her actions were just as deadly as the gunman. she faces life in prison without parole if convicted. laura neuman called for an independent review three months ago after allegations of
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wrongdoing under john leopold. some of the recommendations include a revision of how officers are promoted. fred bealefeld led that task force. >> we did not see systemic problems. thatw a distraction predominated the discussion and i think she has gone and long way to fixing that problem. >> the department will work towards and lamenting those recommendations. 77 degrees at the airport. 5:07. >> new jersey residents head to the polls today. what they will vote on when we cover the nation. >> this is the beltway at harford road. [ female announcer ] when you asked us to remove
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>> new jersey residents head to the poll fray special election. twoblicans will choose from candidates. have fourats candidates include cory booker, a mayor. the general election will take place on october 16. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. some of the roads are going to be let out there. there is some construction southbound 895. as far as traffic elsewhere, still looking pretty good. a little bit of a delay on the north side. not a lot in the way of volume yet.
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795 out ofiles on the owings mills area. 70 70an see the roads are wet at 29. at that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the heavy rain is the big headline this morning. we could possibly have some flooding in some areas. heavy rain up and down 83 down to the interchange around the beltway and into the city. we have some pretty good lightning reports as well. some thunder and lightning and heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes. we will make it to 84. showers and thunderstorms likely off and on through the middle of
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the afternoon. we have a touch of autumn in the seven-day forecast. >> 5:12. you might still have some back- to-school shopping to do on your list. times tost and worst do your back-to-school shopping. >> are you paying those credit card bills by the due date? a growing number of people taking a pass on doing any back- ♪
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>> welcome back. 5:15. it is 80 degrees already downtown. we have some showers and thunderstorms to talk about. generally in the 70's. 72 in parkton. 79 in annapolis. we have a flood watch in effect until 3:00 this afternoon for just about everybody west of the chesapeake bay. we are watching a front coming out of ohio. it will be a busy morning as far as the commute goes. heavy rain in western maryland. up-and-down 83. if you're watching us in this area down towards towson into the city, this will be a problem for the next 15 or 20 minutes.
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reports of lightning and heavy rain. it will clear out in 15 or 20 minutes. it starts out in harford county. you guys will get that line of heavy thunderstorms in about 45 minutes or an hour. some of the thunderstorms wi be have the. high temperature between 81 and 86 -- some of the thunderstorms will be haveavy. we have some beautiful weather coming up. 56 on thursday morning. the next chance for rain comes in on sunday. >> good morning. it doesn't look like we're having an impact at the moment. the only problem we are tracking is some construction on southbound 895. that entry is blocked.
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795 downthbound towards the white marsh area. still looking good on 95 near 152. this is right at belair road and we are delay free in both loops. 55 miles per hour heading southbound towards 100. the rain could be an issue this morning. probably a good idea to leave early. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. effort to raise the minimum wage for maryland workers. says raising the minimum wage is one of the most direct ways to help working families succeed and to improve maryland's economy.
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a bill to raise the state's minimum wage failed in annapolis. one social media site says there are certain days not to take on the shopping list. you will want to steer clear of the isles on august 18, august 25, and september 2. when do you shop? get there early. the best time is in the morning. >> duly noted. a plan to get you a seat at restaurants. a new feature will be unveiled this week. you will be able to book a reservation. the booking service will be available to on facebook oz mobile site. facebook will see how it works
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before moving to desktop platforms. a change at chipotle that some customers might not like. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good good. morning. the delinquency fell last month. the average credit card debt $4965.to do you plan on doing any back- to-school shopping? if you want beef that has been treated by antibiotics, do not go to chipotle mexican grill anymore. they are changing their standards. there is a beef supply shortage. they will not use beef that
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promotes weight gain. closext close -- a mixed for stocks yesterday. apple is getting ready to release a thinner version of the ipad and are expected to come out with a new ipad mini with a higher resolution screen. apple struggles to retain its position in the increasingly crowded smart phone market. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> good morning. we have some heavy rain to start the day in some neighborhoods. give yourself a few extra minutes. off and on showers and thunderstorms. high temperature between 81 and 86 and it is going to be muggy. there will be a touch of auburn
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in the seven-day forecast. --there will be a touch of autumn in the seven-day forecast. heightsan see at park the north side of the beltway is getting rain. no delays as a result. and asked her early start can help you so you don't have to rush when you get on the roads. a little tough to see as you can see it york road. this is the north side, 11 minutes from harford road over towards the 83's. i-70 checking in at 62 miles per hour moving eastbound towards 29. we will keep you posted on any problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. 5:22. the secretary of state going
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to latin america. some of our allies are still concerned. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the baltimore city council should consider a resolution to minimize business dealings with florida as a result of the george zimmerman not-guilty verdict? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. ♪
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♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit hungry ♪ ♪ and there's nothing good for me around ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit tired ♪ ♪ of craving something that i can't have ♪ ♪ turn around barbara ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ ♪ ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ 90-calorie fiber one lemon bar. >> secrets by her graham fallot is following john kerry to latin america. >> key allies are concerned even
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as president obama requests a special commission to review u.s. by policy. >> hallie jackson is live with the very latest. >> some leaders are demanding more information after reports that brazil is the number one target when it comes to an essay monitoring -- nsa monitoring. john kerry's preemptive editorial attempted to ease tensions about u.s. spy tactics. >> we have been open and honest and we are going to keep sharing as much as we can. defended surveillance techniques as legal and downplayed talk about divisions between the u.s. and its closest allies in the region. >> it goes beyond a top line.
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it is rooted in law. >> i want to make clear that america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> president obama began his vacation and the white house released this memo to examine how information is collected and how to restore public trust in the program. >> it is not enough for me as president to have confidence in these programs. the american people need to have confidence in them as well. >> a review group will share their findings and a full report is due out by the end of the year. another key topic will be on the agenda tomorrow. >> john kerry says the recent controversy over israeli
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settlements should not throw talks off track. israel approved about 1000 new settlements that the u.s. believe are illegitimate. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 77 degrees at the
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm mindy basara. >> i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> a trial is set to begin for a man accused of first-degree arson after the april fire in columbia. is setspital technician
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to plead guilty. he will plead guilty in new hampshire in exchange for 30 to 40 years in prison. >> the new teachers in the howard county public school system will begin their orientation today. class mondayrn to the 26th. [laughter] >> there you go. >> 5:31. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. let's begin with tony. it was muggy when i came in this morning. >> we have some lightning as well. this will be with us for the majority of the day. the heaviest rain is going
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through baltimore county and moving into harford county. rain will be ending shortly. harford county, that heavy rain is heading towards you guys over the next 15 or 20 minutes. showers and thunderstorms will be with us off and on all day today. some of the rain could be heavy. we are looking forward to some outstanding weather with sunshine and high temperatures at 79, 80 and overnight lows in the 50's. >> good golfing weather. >> it is always good golfing weather. >> basically just leave early if you can. right now we are not seeing any problems. 49 miles per hour on the harrisburg expressway.
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55 on the north side over towards the 83's. this is what it looks like it yorkoad. the roads are wet on the north side of the beltway. same thing it park heights. six minutes towards the fort mchenry. the rest of the major roadways are up to speed at this hour. we will see how this rain continues to impact the morning rush. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a city councilman wants baltimore to reconsider doing business with the state of florida. a city councilman opposed a resolution last night. it does asked the city to take a
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second look at the business dealings with florida. >> in a move he believes makes baltimore the first major city to pursue an official protest of florida, a resolution will request the city minimized its dealings connected with the sunshine state. george zimmerman shot trayvon martin during a scuffle in 2012. mosby said the application of its standard ground law is too vague. people can use deadly force to defend themselves. >> i am not calling on the state of florida to completely abolish stand your ground. a 17-year-old was unarmed and was walking home and was murdered and no one has the accountability or the ownership of that today. >> the rallies and marches are big. we do a from an economic perspective, it sends a different message.
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>> no analysis was done to find how much business baltimore does with florida. >> it is really critical. andre in a binding contract expertise we get from the florida. i am not saying for the city to pull away from that. >> that was kim dacey reporting. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the baltimore city council should consider a resolution to minimize business dealings with florida as a result of the george zimmerman not-guilty verdict? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> after bringing a boost to the local economy, otakon say they will move the event out of baltimore. they are moving the event to
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dc.hashington, the greater baltimore community says it is time for expansion. >> the sheraton hotel would be torn down. the new arena would be constructed at that intersection. a new hotel of 500 rooms would go on top of that arena. >> the old portion of the convention center would be replaced with an addition doubling its size. they hope to present a concept to the mayor within the next 60 days. >> there was a shooting. someone shot a man on pennsylvania avenue.
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school police were on standby as the students left school. no information on the victim or the investigation. it brought traffic to a standstill for about three hours yesterday. ensued.the backup that people at a dead stop. it took several hours to clean up the load. one person did suffer some minor injuries. >> the sentencing hearing continues for army private bradley manning. thousands are making their case for manning to receive the nobel peace prize. a petition with 100,000 signatures has been received to award the peace prize to the wikileaks informant. the classified leaks helps to
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end the war in iraq. >> the nobel peace prize at this point needs bradley manning more than bradley manning needs the nobel peace prize. there is no question of the firm commitment of bradley manning to human rights and peace. >> manning was convicted of theft and espionage in connection to hundreds of thousands of elite documents. .> 77 degrees at the airport privacy.o want their them argue itng out. you. way siblings can help
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>> using a famous face could help spot all summer's disease. --alzheimer's disease. >> researchers chose the famous people because they are relevant to people aged 65 or younger. found those who scored the worst were the most likely to have early symptoms of dementia. finds the more siblings you have, the less likely you are to get divorced later in life. the biggest benefit was seen in
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families of up to seven kids. having more siblings gives people a chance to learn how to work through problems. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. patiencees you more . we are dealing with rain in many spots. no delays for mta users. not a lot of delays on the roads. this is a live picture of 95 coming out of harford county. some extra time is needed as you travel down from riverside parkway. this is the j.f.x. southbound, 55 miles per hour. it is a quiet ride for now. many of the area roadways are wet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning.
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we have some heavy rain this morning. you can see some moderate rain in the western suburbs. the heaviest stuff is moving into harford county. if you take route one and the morning, you guys will s heavy rain and lightning for the next 15 or 20 minutes. counties innd cecil 20 minutes after that. it is now moving into harford and cecil counties. showers and thunderstorms off and on. a cold front is going through. today will be muggy and wet. seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> a spelling mistake that will make teachers everywhere cringe. >> workers need to review their a's, b
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is wet out there and many spots. keep that in mind. this is where looks like at shawan road. you can see that road is wet and it is like that all the way down to the beltway. this is the beltway on the north side. as you travel south on the j.f.x., 55 miles per hour. on 95 in howard county, 11 minutes from the beltway down towards 32. 60 miles per hour on average. no major problems on the roads around the airport. running smoothly on the b-w parkway and 97. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> not the best morning weather-
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wise. the temperatures are generally in the 70's. you will feel that humidity when you step outside. we have a flood watch in effect for most of you west of the chesapeake bay until 3:00 this afternoon. there is a front coming out of ohio. some of the storms are producing locally heavy amounts of rain. there could be some moderate rain in carroll county and harford county. the heaviest stuff is moving into harford county. if you're watching around lair, and harford county, this stuff is pretty heavy. it will head over towards 95 as well. area, giveel in that yourself some extra time.
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high temperatures between 81 and 86 today. the high temperatures will be probably drop off as we head into the afternoon. the front is going to go by this evening. he will feel really nice. temperatures in the upper 50's and the low 60's when you wake up tomorrow. 56 is the morning low on thursday. we could be close to setting a record low temperature. >> tony is so excited about that. school districts get ready to welcome students back to class. mistakeworkers made a you have to see to believe. we see their spelling error. ok. we do not have the story.
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>> we were waiting with bated breath. we will move on. a golfer from minnesota did something.most golfers only dream about . >> this game can drive you mad. he has been playing for 58 years. >> it is in a long time. >> on friday night, he got into one. >> i think he just turned around. "it fell!" >> and then it happened on the next hole. >> i could not believe it.
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i thought i saw everything. but never two in a row. unbelievable. >> it could not have happened to a nicer guy. two holes. now it is hard to wipe that smile off his face. they do not put odds on something like that happening. >> it has never happened to me. but he is good. >> i was ready to pass out. >> now he has a new nickname, eddie two-hole. >> i would not want to play him for money. >> good for him. >> jealous, aren't you? let's get back to that story about a spelling mistake in california. >> lessons are just days away.
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but a block away, the letters are gold. but there were is far from award-winning. >> i was just thankful it wasn't spelled with a k. >> they heard about the blunder yesterday. paint had not the dried before people started snapping shots. >> all the neighbors were out trying to see what it was. >> i do not know how they can mess that up. i guess it teaching them a lesson. short-the laughs were lived. they were stenciling a new c. they do not want to talk to me about the flip-flop.
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accidents happen. and they do. remember this? they omitted an a. an as bad asd c is a public school ad. only the l is missing. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. i am not laughing. last week i put it a graphic o s's.howers with tw we are picking up some heavy rain in harford county. it will have an effect on the morning commute. let's focus on these thunderstorms. they are moving into harford county and heading over towards
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95. 77 at the airport. the rain will be with us off and on all day today. we have some nice weather in the seven-day forecast. >> now i am checking your graphics. let's check your morning commute. mta is running smoothly. every now and then we are seeing lightning in this county. the storms are passing through that area at the moment. traffic is building over towards the 83's. no problems at the moment. moving well on the west side at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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number of times darren o'day has given up a run. it happened last night. the orioles lose. adam eaton hit a game winning home run. home run derby last night. matt wieters in the sixth inning off of wade miley. number 16 for matt. 4-2 orioles. the diamondbacks take the lead. chris davis ties it in the eighth inning. number 43 for chris. 5-5. 6 in the ninth inning. first pitch to adam eaton. eaton times it perfectly. wins.rizona game two tonight.
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the more things change, the more things stay the same. you can apply that to the ravens. number 80 is brandon stokely, back with the team that kicked off his career. he spent four years in indianapolis. dwight clark could start practicing today. he catches everything if it is near him. not sure how much they will play on thursday. the giants fan who threw the banana peel apologized to adam jones. break. after the
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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm stan stovall. >> i'm mindy basara. >> there is a new alert in harford county. >> a tornado warning has been issued for harford county for the next half an hour. anywhere in central harford shading, see that pink that is the possibility of a tornado. ated is a radar-indic tornado. let's take it over to whetheeatr 2. that is the circle we are talking about around the bel air region. inside that circle up towards route one, there is a possibility of a weak tornado.
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you should head down to the basement if you can. this storm is moving to the northeast at a pretty good clip. anywhere from belair up towards the cecil county line between 30, you should hold off your plans and head down to the basement if you can. a tornado warning in effect for harford county for the next 30 or 45 minutes. there was route one on the top of your screen near hickory. the bel air region, you guys might be clearing out. websterun over towards over the next 20 minutes. the storm is moving to the north at about 25 miles per hour. 136, you route 543, guys are in that region as well.
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if you're closer to 24, i think you will be ok. the storm is pulling away to the northeast. i will put a circle right about in there. just to the east of town three and to the southwest of belair, that is the most possible regent we could see a tornado. i will expand the view so you can get a wider view. cecil county, this is 95. you can see the storm is moving to the northeast. cecil county has about 30 minutes before the storm moves through your area. ofwhere in the eastern part harford county, be heading down to the basement right now if you can. i will keep an eye on this.

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