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you're watching the station that works for you. now. good morning maryland. >> we all remember where we were 11 years ago today what we were doing with we first heard about the horrific attacks on world trade center and pentagon and flight 93. this morning the nation will pause to remember. the lives risked to be saved at the world trade center a ruling to help pay for medical costs. details on this. some say it's welcomed news. classrooms are empty for a second day in a row in chicago. more information on contract negotiations that has teachers saying they are not budging. details on those stories and more happening on this tuesday morning. thanks for joining us.
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and wake up with us i am meg -- waking up with us i am megan prinkel along with lynette charles and lauren cook is monitoring the roads. >> reporter: so far so good. did you watch the game. >> a little bit of it. i was surprised when i woke up when i went to bet it was 17-13 and i did and a great way to wake up. >> reporter: i know. i was shocked by that scoreboard. >> i know. you went late i got to the first quarter when it was 10. >> it was a whipping. >> hopefully the orioles win. >> and we have good weather for them as well. we can see the start of the day is on the cool side. 50 at emmettsburg. and 52 in sykesville. wind are calm but will pick up more variable going throughout the day at about 5 to 10 miles an hour. and maryland's most powerful radar is dry. that's going to continue as we go through time. but here's the check of the hour by hour forecast for you as we will be be nice by lunchtime. you can eat the lunch outdoors and go for a long walk.
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73 and then by 3 p.m. we will be nice and pleasant coming in at 77 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you are in baltimore county and heading out to 759, no concerns. it's nice and clear -- 795, no concerns. it's nice and clear. heading out to the beltway, a live look at the west sideat old court road. traffic is starting to pick up. you are looking at 12-minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. there are no delays heading on that inner loop up towards pikesville. now the beltway will be remain nice and clear from parkville up to towson. 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 up to 8 3. and no concerns out on the jfx heading into the city. it's going to take you 11 minutes no delays from the beltway all the way downtown to fayette street. now over to you. 5:32. 11 years ago today our livewere changed forever and today we will take a moment to honor those who lost their lives on september 11th. abc2 news linda so is live downtown and you can tell us
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about a special memorial happening where you are standing today. what's this all about. >> reporter: we are here at the 9/11 memorial at baltimore's world trade center. when the sun comes up the building will cast a shadow to move across the memorial and hit inscriptions that indicate what happened on september 11th, 11 years ago today. the memorial honors the 69 marylanders who died on september 11th. this is one of the steel columns from the world trade center when it collapsed. there's an exhibit inside that list the names and pictures of all the marylanders who died. starting at 6:44 this morning, when the sun comes up, a shadow will move across the memorial and highlight the specific times when the planes crashed into the world trade center at the pentagon and in shanksville. happens -- this happens once a year on 9/11 to honor those who died from maryland 11 years ago today. live in downtown baltimore,
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linda so, abc2 news. and it took 11 years after the the world trade center fell to recognize workers were he can posed to toxins. first responders and police and fire and emts and volunteers rushed to ground zero after the attacks to try to help find victims. some stayed for months and over the next several years, many of them argue the toxins they inhaled at the world trade center the rubble gave them cancer. based on new evidence, the federal government announced that about 50 new cancers were covered by nearly 3 billion dollars in settlement fund set up for victim compensation. >> the first responders who were there for us, we are now going to be there for them. we are going to compensate them and help provide treatment. >> first responders compensation -- compensation fund went into effect last year but no additional funds will go into it with the cancer announcement unless congress puts in more money.
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news around the nation right now. classrooms will be empty again today in chicago as teachers fight for better pay and benefits. the union have 26,000 striking teachers say no progress was made on most of the contentious contracts. they said the school board didn't budge on proposals involving performance evaluations and recall ghts for laid off teachers. apparent say that the -- parents say the number one concern is education for the children. >> our kids need the education. it's bad enough they don't get the education they need under the conditions. we suffer through poverty and through gang violence and everythingand our kids have to be out of school? that's the only safe haven they have right now. >> the walkout is chicago's first teacher strike in 25 years. chicago is the country's third largest school district. 5:35 right now. it was the bear hug that was seen around the country. you probably saw it yourself. president obama got a lift
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literally from a super enthusiastic supporter during the president's weekend. this was the bus tour in florida and he stopped by big apple pizza and pasta restaurant in fort pierce. you see right therech the owner so -- there. the owner so excited he lifted the president a foot off ground. >> i guess i got caught up in the moment. it's a brief moment when i knew he was coming. he opened up the door and he was like where's scott and when i saw him he came right at me and shook my hand and i was just so excited i just gave him a big hug and pkd him up. it was crazy. >> he says despite what people think he didn't discuss the hug with secret service and the president was genuinely surprised. the florida shop owner describes himself as a register republican who voted for obama back in 2008 and plans to do so again this november. maybe you twist the edges apart and lick the frosting or dunk the cookie in a glass of milk. who knows. but everybody certainly has an
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look at this story. using a weather balloon and cheap camera he bought online and advice of friends a british teen captured startling photos of earth. they were shot from the edge of space. you will love this. he set it up so copoint and
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shoot with the camera -- so he could point and shoot with the camera and took a picture every 10 seconds. photography and space are his hobbies and hopes to work for nasa. i say give him a job e bought the camera off ebay a second hand point and shoot and weather balloon. >> the smarts off the charts. get him a job right now. the bus stop forecat. kid will be cool this morning. give them a jacket or a sweater as they step out to the bus to. temperatures around 57. by this afternoon we will warm up nicely. the kid can take the jacket and put it in the backpack and pull out the cool shades making their way home as we look at that temperature coming in right around 77 degrees. it's going to be a nice day on tap for them. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you are headed out to 59 there are no delays from bel air all the way to white marsh. that's in great shape. 695 will be clear from parkvale
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up to towson. the west side will get a little trekkie. traffic is starting to pick up as we check in and look live at park heights avenue. inner loop fine up towards 83 but the outer loop is slowing down. looking at a 13 minute ride from 795 down towards 95. megan over to you. 5:42 right now. he wanted the front tooth out but couldn't get it out by himself. a creative wave the toddler went about getting the tooth out. >> reporter: a final good-bye to art modell. i am live in northwest baltimore with more on the funeral coming up. okay, what'ya havin? i'll have the build your own burger with a... sunny-side up egg, jack cheese, jill. and, uh... make it a double. inspiration can come from anywhere. build your own burgers are now at denny's.
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thanks for joining us this morning. he is the person we can thank for bringing baltimore to bringing the ravens to charm city. and today art modell will be laid to rest. many are expected to show up for the funeral this morning. and sherrie johnson is live this morning with more on the icon and how he is going to be honored in baltimore today. >> reporter: well, megan, it will be a very emotional day as friends, family, players gather to say a final good-bye to art modell. they will gather here a few feet away at the baltimore hebrew congregation where the funeral will be held about
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11:00 this morning. they will pay their final respects. last night, before the ravens first kick off and before the national anthem, everyone took a moment to pay tribute to modell. the stadium fell silent in observance and we saw the loss on ray lewis' face and his eyes tell the story. he saw modell as a father figure. now in honor of modell, the players are wearing a decal on their helmets and untheir jerseys. modell is best remembered for contribution to the national football league. he was the owner of the cleveland browns from 1961 to 1995 and the baltimore ravens from 1996 to 2003. now he helped launch monday night football and was also known for his charitable work. now ray lewis and roger goodell the commissioner of the n-fl will speak. modell is sur voobd by his sons and six grandchildren. that begins at 11 this morning followed by a private luncheon afterwards. the modell family is asking people send a contribution to
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the seed school in lieu of flowers. sherley johnson, abc -- sherrie johnson, abc2 news. five things to know as you head out the doorch president obama and first lady michelle obama will observe a moment of silence on the south lawn of the white house to mark the first plane collision. also today a ceremony will be held in shanksville pennsylvania to ruer the -- remember the victims that died on flight 9 3. vice president joe biden will speak to honor those the bravery of those -- bravery of the passengers on the plane. a moment of silence will be observed three minutes after 10. and at 9:30 this morning, a ceremony brings a wreath laying ceremony to remember victims killed on a plane that hit the pentagon. 125 people died at the pentagon when that attack happened. today half a dozen wounded war veterans will join members of the canton kayak club in remembering september 11th and all those who served the country since. it's called united we paddal
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and participants will paddle from fells point to the inner harbor. bob woodward appearing on good morning america talking about his new book "called the price of politics." it's released today. the book deals with president obama and his handling of the economy. well, if you over the inner harbor you might want to head oaf to the -- head over to the hard rock cafe. the event runs from 6 until 11 tonight and features live muse particular and standup comedians and there's an event for fun activities for kids. all proceeds benefit the fisher house which is an organization supporting mi tally families in need -- military families in need. the orioles had yesterday off and following a loss with the yankees now hopefully they are back in shape and ready to go. they will be back on the field tonight. that game a two-game series and that's happening with tampa bay. and to celebrate, the 20 year
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anniversary of camden yard, there are tickets available and that is for the 1992 prices. some seats are being sold for 4 or $8. not a bad deal. and this is a series that's important for the o's. as they make a bid for the playoffs for the first time since 1997. right now, they are one game back from the first place yankees in the al east. tampa bay behind the o's just two games back from the yankees. game time by the way starts 7:05 tonight. all right. well for some kid just pulling out your tooth is just not enough. just like the little boy you are about to meet. he had a loose tooth and remote control monster truck and dental floss. this is what you do. you channel your inner mcgwire and get the tooth out -- mcgibeer. -- macgyver. he first loose tooth first day of first grade and no word this
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morning on hop money the tooth fairy will give him. -- on how much money the tooth fairy will give him. that's hard to watch. >> it was. >> i know. way to go because it did the trick. >> it did. he is a cutie pie. i like that. >> he wasn't in pain and the tooth fairy will visit him. thumbs up for him. let's talk about what he going -- what's going on this morning. 56 degrees in germantown. these temperatures are below average. columbia at 52. 46 in ijamsville and that's going to be temperatures going up as we go into the afternoon but below average. i am going with 77 degrees for today. and we should be around 80 but the satellite and radar along the eastern seaboard not picking up on anything in terms of rain not even a lot of clouds this morning. and the reason why is we have high pressure that's in control of our weather. it's going to continue to be so as we go through the next several days. so you know you got to get out there and cut the grass and do some planting and paint the
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house. that sounds like a good plan. today, temperatures 77 and mostly sunny and nice once again as we go through the evening. continued clear and it will be cool. 52 degrees is what i am going with and 81 degrees warmer by tomorrow, and more seasonable. and then here is a check of the 7-day forecast as we have wonderful weather for the o's games with showers moving in as we head into sunday. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook record good morning. great forecast for the orioles game. best of luck to them. if you are heading to interstate 70. no delays you are taking a live look west of the beltway and it's going to be in great shape from howard county over to baltimore county. and as far as the beltway is concerned, traffic is starting to pick up. particularly on the west side. you looking live at wilkins avenue. the outer loop is the trickiest part. looking at a 13-minute ride from 795 down towards 95 and inner loop is clear up through pikesville. and if you are traveling the outer loop from parkwell up towards towson you will be in
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the clear. 11 minutes from 95 all the way up to 83. and if you are using the jfx into the city, nothing to get in are way from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. that stretch altogether will teak you 11 minutes as well. megan over to you. a suspected burglar caught napping after breaking into one's store. so we will tell you what wore him out and caused him to take a long nap. the video you've got to see straight ahead. and as we head to break, it's almost 6:00 this morning. this is a live picture of the september 11th memorial down at the inner harbor in downtown baltimore. more on what's going on there today when we come back. what does fall smell like? head north, to someplace pristine like acadia national park. there is nothing like the parks this time of year.
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thanks for joining us this morning. a sleep-- asleep on the job. video captured a burglary suspect taking a that. tried to break into the tar heel barbeque restaurant e picked up a shovel and tried and tried and the door wouldn't budge. so next he tried a butcher knife that didn't work. he tries two shovels this one went on for 30 minutes but all that effort comes with a price. >> you can look at him and tell he was pretty tired. >> it's unbelievable and to lay down and sleep.
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>> of course he was tired that took a lot of work and slept for a few hours and he walked away empty handed. if deputies find him, he is still going to be put in handcuffs. they are look to charge him with attempted burglary. at least they have the video to help them. stay with us, an nfl player getting additional time in the spotlight not for football kills. -- skills. a letter that was written by a viking and what he said about one maryland lawmaker that has him doing a lot of explaining this morning. also ahead this morning, if you have a student in college, we have tips just ahead for you on how to get them on the right path financially and avoid credit card debt. details straight ahead. >> and we have more sunshine on tap for today. i will tell you when the next chance for wet weather moves in coming up. >> reporter: well, traffic is just starting to pick up here on 695 at frederick road. i am tracking the delays and we will let you know what 95 and 83 looks like coming up on good morning maryland. the new color changing candle from air wick,
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