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chant should be four more weeks. >> we have said change real change takes time it can't happen if you are someone who writes off half the nation before you took office. >> reporter: we have seen what a difference a debate can make in the race. it's one reason there is great interest in the only vice presidential debate tomorrow night. in washington, emily schmidt. we often hear about bullying but this time it's caught on camera. take a look at this. you can see a teen a 15-year- old student from frederick brunswick high school made a story public when he was being interviewed by a local tv station. cameras started to roll and that's when preston was chased down. >> a student came up to me and pushed me out of the way and said what are you recording. the student was chasing me and all their friend were chasing me and then i ran and got some help. >> goat help because he fought
back last week and was suspended for three days for fighting. now his mom is use her power through social media and started a facebook page called stop bullies support preston. she wants to create support groups for victims and a place where parents can learn how to handle bullies and your kids. time to find out how we can handle the weather and i know it's been a little chilly out there but it felt like fall. >> exactly. felt like fall. today we will do a little turn even though we were below average. today we will be more seasonable and get more sunshine in here as well. we have to start off with the foggy conditions this morning. and also a little bit patchy drizzle in some spots but this is that bus stop forecast for you. as we will be 56 going throughout the day this afternoon coming in right around 70. and here's the yankees stadium forecast for you as we will be 62. it's going to be breezy for that game this evening. and the wind in the southwest at 15 to 20 miles an hour go o's. we have to bring it home. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook.
>> reporter: good morning. i will second that. go orioles. heading out, 83, nice and clear and we are dealing with fog but no significant delays heading into the city. 95 also going to be in great shape as we look downtown at the fort mchenry tunnel. nice and clear harbor tunnel going to be delay free and pulling up drive times, no delays right now on the beltway from parkville to towson and the west side going to be clear just 11 minutes on outer loop from 795 down towards 95. megan over to you. coming up on good morning maryland at 5, they almost got away with it. without a -- about a thousand dollars worth of groceries but we will show you video you have to see and why police believe that would be crook ran off leaving three cart load of groceries behind.
involved in politics. that's why the makers of sesame street want the obama campaign to pull an ad that features the loveable character. good morning maryland at 5 starts right now. >> you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> a young boys accused of planting bombs at churches. details of what they learned and how they learned to make them and what we know about it. we have the latest on the investigation ahead. plus dozens of grave sites vandalized. a brooklyn park cemetery trying to help families with loved ones buried there. >> reporter: outside city hall how to show off your orioles pride. >> charley live outside the city hall talking about a big pep rally. obviously the o's of are in new
york and that's the them a of the show. i am megan pringle alongside lynette charles and lauren cook. quiet on the roads. >> reporter: but we are dealing with quite a bit of fog the worst in the eastern shore and baltimore. >> we will see hopefully it will stay quiet for you. but with the fog and the roads are wet from the showers that we received overnight. now just a little drizzle, fog and misting out there. things will improve. i know. >> it's a little bit of everything. >> going into the afternoon things will improve. let's show you what's going on because we are looking at mainly dry times on maryland's most powerful radar. and, that will be the story for today. we have a front that's going to try to work its way in here. but, with that, we are going to mainly be dry. aid weak front behind it that's when we will see cooler air moving in. but for this morning, aberdeen's temperatures at 54. so around bellair and harford county we have a little patchy fog across the area this morning. this is what it looks like for the planner for today. we have temperatures around
9:00 coming in around 59 degrees and heading into lunchtime, the temperature will be around 67 degrees. we will see decreasing clouds as we go throughout the day. so improvement is to come. just hang on. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. as you mentioned we are dealing with the patchy fog so you will want to be extra careful. turn on the low beams and slow down this morning. if you are using interstate 70 there are no problems to report from columbia pike all the way over to the beltway. and here's a live look at the beltway here in pikesville at green spring avenue everything is moving along. no delays to travel the outer loop from 795 down towards 95 and it's going to take you that typical 11 minutes. as we pull up other drive times, the rest of the beltway no problems from parkville up to towson and using 95 in white marsh no delays from route 43 down to 695. that stretch will take you four minutes. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic megan over to you. >> we have time to catch our
breath and get some much needed sleep last night. now, it's back to business for the orioles in the american league divisional series. the first pitch is more than 12 hours away. we have time but the city is getting pumped and getting fans ready. charley crowson is live down at city hall. with the latest on how they plan to roll out the orange carpet a little later today. >> reporter: do you say 12 hours? >> yes, i did. longer than that? >> reporter: yeah who's counting, though. 12 hours but who's counting. the city getting ready for the game 3 in new york. you will see a lot of the city turning orange. we have the leg mason building on orange and sports legends by camden yards orange. and lit up nice and orange. streetlights outside city hall is is orange. all get ragedy for the continual divisional series between baltimore and new york on the road in the big apple. but this morning at 10:30, there will be a city wide pep rally outside city hall.
mayor stephanie rawlings blake sent the message out around 4 calling orioles fans to come out and bring the same spirit and voice they took with them to game 2 monday night when they hit decibel readings of 120 decibels like a rock concert inside camden yards and shook the rafters as the o's won 3-2 in game 2. then up to new york for game 3 tonight. first pitch after 7:30. new yorkers know it's a divisional series going on. some say hey, it's like regular season but those from baltimore, heading that way, by either way by 95 or train or plane however, it's orange invasion they are looking forward to and they will bring the orioles spirit with them. >> we play for the post season. this is all i've known. we have been in the post season for 15, 16 years minus the one year. so this is just still regular season for us. >> they are going to kill them, the yankees. they will get them. they are not worried. come buy your tickets and
watch. it's all right. -- the more the better. >> i hate the whole team. the only thing i miss is the old stadium but nothing. i hate the yankees the end. >> reporter: all right. that may be sentiment sheared by orioles fans but that's a new yorker talking about it. game three set for 7:30 first pitch around 7:37 same time for game 4 tomorrow night and friday if necessary, game 5 will be a first pitch around 5:00 and megan coming up at 5:30, this is the return to yankee stadium for the orioles first time since 1996. back then, it was the old yankees stadium and jamie costello will give us a look at what the city of new york has done changing that ball park into something all patrons in the area can use. for now back to the studio with you.>> remember abc2 news is working for. you it's your place to be for orioles news. head to the website and find game 2 reaction from players and post pictures and look at the o's gear that's out there.
you are showing off your o's pride pride and sharing it on the website. it's abc2news.com/orioles. in other news, it's 5:05 and members of a hagerstown church say they are on edge after 13 bottle bombs were found in the parking lot. linda so is here with details. do they know who did this. >> reporter: police tai say it was two 11 -- police say it was two 11-year-old boys many they have to undergo counseling and investigators don't believe the church was targeted or they meant to do harm to the church but they think innet videos on how to make bottle bombs played a role. the fire marshal says kids don't know the devices are illegal and dangerous. 13 bottle bombs were found in the parking lot of a mormon church saturday. 10 exploded. no one was hurt but church members say they feel as though they are being targeted. >> we have had vandalism and we have had some windows broken out at three of our buildings. >> reporter: and in the past
few weeks two mormon churches in west virginia and one in hagerstown were vandalized. some feel it may have do do with mitt romney and his mormon faith. mark the place where your loved one is buried and it's gone. now 75 bronze urns stolen at cedar hill cemetery in brooklyn park. they cost the families up to about $700 a piece. however the bronze in them only worth about $1.60. the thieves that's what they took off with. the theft was discovered by the grounds crew there when they were cutting the grass. >> this isn't just an item that are scrapped these are people's memories and important to people and meaningful to families. >> the cemetery is offering to preplace the bronze urns with ones made out of sync it has little val -- zinc but it holds
up in bad weather. part of the college application for your child filling out the forms writing an essay and they are asked to answer questions about their race. today, that could all change. ther eye is -- the issue is going before the supreme court. abigail fisher says she was not admitted to the university of texas because she is white and claims it violates the constitution. the university says using race as a factor in admissions is the only way to keep campuses diverse. you get to decide on how much the children of illegal immigrants pay when they attend college in november. today that controversial dream act is getting support from religious leaders around the state. epest coy pal -- episcopal bishops are among those who will be at morgan state university urging the passage of question 4. the dream act allows children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at college as long as they graduated from a state high school and their families
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>> yes. >> i will give you a gift for the weather. tomorrow, lots of sunshine in the forecast. today, as your day goes on, clouds will decrease. but we are starting out with patchy fog and a little drizzle. but we are watching these showers moving from the west to the east courtesy of a cold front moving through as we head through the rest of today. now, as this begins to work over the mountains this will fizzle out a bit. this is going to be a dry cold front for the most part that works through. not going to rule out a stray shower that passes as we go throughout the day. but all in all we should see sunshine. and as we go through time. temperatures this morning with the cloud cover out there, we are above average. we are not dealing with the chilly cold weather that we were dealing with two days ago. we are at 55 degrees in annapolis. frederick coming in at 53. hereford 53. chesttown is -- chuftertown is at -- chestertown is at 56. and feds railsburg at 56. you can put the heavy coat in the back of the closet but not too far away.
looking at the surface, high pressure is to the south. this scoots off to the east and cold front slices through. behind that another area of high pressure and that's the one bringing us plenty of sunshine and also some cooler temperatures behind that cold front as we head into tomorrow. so, as we go through today, we see future trend not picking up on a whole lot. i am pretty much in agreement with this but i am not going to rule out a stray shower. we will have another front that moves in here by friday. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you mentioned, we are dealing with patchy fog across the reg ofnlt it's going to be pretty bad in baltimore. so expect reduced visibility. definitely a morning to turn on the low beams. traveling in east baltimore repairs to the massive sink hole shut down east monument street between wolf and patterson park avenue. you will want to use or liens street instet. if you are using -- orleans
street instead. 395, everything is moving along. no delays through the fort mchenry tunnel and the harbor tunnel is nice and clear. in parkville at harford -- actually towson at dulaney valley roads no problems up to 83 or traveling towards 95. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you mealingan. -- megan. when you tell your kids it's time to go to the doctor they ask if they will get a shot. now you can tell them not to worry. vaccinations are the best defense against the influenza virus but luckily now there are other options to avoid the shot altogether. >> we do now have a nasal mist spray that can be used and that form is routinely recommended or can be given to any child two years of age and older who was otherwise healthy. >> flu mist is made with live influenza viruses but they are weakened and they won't actually give your child the
fluch the only one side effect your child may experience is a runny nose. politics aside if you admire sarah palin's if a seek this may inspire you. the former vice presidential candidate working on a new fitness book. it's about being healthy and self-disciplineed while enjoying comfort foods. however, it's causing controversy because here's a recent picture of her. we want to show it to you. she is looking pretty thin and some are concerned she much weight. no word this morning about when you can pick up a copy of the book but she says she and her family are working on it. more confusion over the attack that killed four americans. just ahead this morning, why the state department is backing off initial claims that an anti- muslim video sparked the violence in libya. and a man wearing a bulletproof vest carrying smoke grenades busted at the airport. what else he was carrying inside his luggage that had him in cuffs.
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they said they never said it was a protest that got out of control and that they didn't link the attack to an antiislam video. this statement is at odds with the administration and initial descriptions of the attack. today at a house committee holding a hearing on it, the diplomatic security in libya will discuss the topic. we will keep you post on what they say. you get searched at airport for careying a pocketknife. imagine what happens for a man with a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants. they searched his luggage and they found a smoke grenade, a hatchet, body bags and a biohazard suit. they are not sure what harris was will be aing -- planning to do wallet items but it was enough to land the boston resident in police custody. he became and you likely star of the debate but big bird is not happy with being hauled into politics. the makers of the sesame street
character are asking the obama campaign to pull the latest ad. a teacher compared her romney ryan t-shirt to the kkk. the support a teen is getting after being allowed to return to school. and temperatures -- >> and temperatures are above average at 55 in baltimore. 56 in easton. i will tell you if the above average temperatures stick around and for how long. that's coming up. >> reporter: well, there are no delays on 95 here in white marsh. i will let you know how traffic is shaping up. ah.
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thanks for joining us. big bird wants to stay out of politics. the owners of sesame street asked the president's obama campaign to stop airing an ad in which big bird appears. it mocks republican mitt romney for using him as a a symbol of unnecessary government spending. at last week's presidential debate romney said he would stop the funding for pbs an though he loved big bird. sesame street creators say they want the muppets left out of
the campaign completely. from the center of controversy to being surrounded by support. a teen ridiculed by her teacher for expressing her political belief went back to school for the first time since last month. she is 16-year-old sam and she says she was humiliated for wearing a romney ryan t-shirt. she claims her gee op at this teem are demanded she take it off saying it would be -- geometry teacher and demand she take it off saying it would be like a kkk skirt. >> we are behind here in the teacher says her words were misinterpreted. the girl doesn't want the teacher fired and hopes to mack amends. they were seen loading up carts with groceries and seems they had no intention of paying for it. we will tell you what made the would be thieves leave the store in a hurry. plus a cancer spare says the tsa embarrassed her in front of hundreds of pass injuries
saying it was the worst travel experience she had. >> reporter: good morning. topping america's money, the government wants its money back. it is suing wells fargo fordefrauding a program of hundreds of millions. wells fargo denies the accusations. wal-mart workers are stepping up the pressure on the giant retailer. they staged protest at dozens of stores and plan a protest today during the company's annual meeting with financial analysts. a top color for cars and trucks is white. 22% of the vehicle built for the 2012 model year were white silver was seactd 20% with -- was second at 20% with black behind followed by gray and red. the top offer from neiman marcushis and hers watches and a another is a trip to see how the watches were made.
you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> they are meant to protect you in a car crash and there's concern your air bag may be fake. how to learn if you're in a car and it's the one you were using is doing its job. the outbreak is growing. how many cases of meningitis are now being reported. >> reporter: let's roll out the orange carpet a pep rally scheduled for today at city hall details coming up in a live report. >> those stories are straight ahead on this wednesday. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. we will get to charley in a bit telling you how the city is planning to celebrate the o's. but in the meantime, you need to know whether or not you need a coat as you head out the door