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willmington bridge. future trend showing the clouds coming in during the course of the afternoon. it's going to be a chilly afternoon, 38 to 41 at the lunchtime hour, on our way to 42 degrees. there is going to be a system. arundel, pg&e, the bay bridge to the south, a spot shower tomorrow afternoon. things are looking dry and benign over the next several days. this is your planner, this is how we look at things in to the 20s through the 9:00 hour. 35 lunchtime, goes to 41 at the 2:00 hour. we will talk about the forecast, show you a big bitter blast of cold air coming your way in the seven-day forecast. not good. you are don't like when it's this cold. we have trouble in baltimore county, a crash in middle river, eastbound lanes of white marsh, at eastern boulevard.
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if you are traveling 95 in the area. this in white marsh, north of 43. everything up to speed. no delays downtown. if you are using the south side, no concerns either, traveling from elk ridge in to the city. the vetch takes you 12 minutes. normal condition on the jfx, 1 minutes, southbound, 695, downtown to east fayette street. new years eve traffic remains calm on the beltway. that's a look at the traffic, over to you. tax hikes and spending cuts are hours away. down to the deadline if congress and the president are going to stop the nation from going over the fiscal cliff. without a deal, taxes are set to go up on about every american. >> reporter: talks continue but this morning, still no deal.
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republicans and democrats nee gobuated all weekend, with the hope of passing legislation that would protect most people from a massive tax hike, set to kick in type at midnight. our top priority is make sure taxes on middle class families don't go up to hurt the economy badly. >> reporter: optimism about a deal over the weekend, when the republican leader in the senate made an offer, that all ended when senate majority leader said he couldn't present a counter proposal, in a hail mary, he phoned for help. >> i placed a call to the vice president to see if he could jump start the negotiations on his side. i'm willing to get this done. i need a dance partner. >> reporter: white house officials say vice president biden is now playing a direct role in the talks. the two partys remain at odds over the automatic across the board cuts to government programs and defense set to go
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in to effect and divide on taxes, the white house wants to raise tax rates on people making more than 250,000 dollars a year, republicans would like to keep the estate tax from going up. >> it will be dire if we can't reach an agreement. >> reporter: if there is no deal the average american family will start with a $3400 tax hike. 9 people are dead, 18 others injured after a tour bus lost control and crashed down an embankment, this photo shows the emergency vehicles responding to the scene, this was yesterday morning, police say the drive hit a patch of ice near peppedzelton and crashed through a guardrail. crews used rope to get the people who were the survivors back up to the interstate. 40 people were on board that charter bus back to canada from las vegas. thousands of first responders gathered to remember a comrade killed in the line of duty while responding to a fire in up state new york.
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police pallbearers carried the body of volunteer firefighter in to a high school in webster, new york. the 43 year old was one of two firefighters gunned down, police say by an ex con who set fire to his house to lure the crews in for a deadly ambush. the funeral for the 19-year-old volunteer firefighter is scheduled for today. new york woman charged with second degree murder as a hate crime for pushing a man in front of a subway train. the surveillance video they released helped find erica. she told officers she pushed a muslim off the train tracks because i hate hindus and muslims ever since 2001 when they put down the twin towers. witnesses to the death say they saw a woman pacing the platform and muttering to herself before she pushed the victim from the top. breaking news this morning for you, a big announcement from the kardashian cam.
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kim kardashian is pregnant. she and ken kanye west have been dating for 8 months. kim is 12 weeks along. she is still legally married to chris humphreys, she file for divorce in at 2011.
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someone called that a sham. hue hefner is getting married. set to marry crystal harris, she called off the wedding last year days before the event. the 26 year old is set to exchange the have yous with hefner at the playboy mansion in beverly hills today. okay. big news there. for the third weekend in a row, the hobet unexpected journey reign as at the box office, peter jackson epic raked in $33 million this weekend to remain number one, coming in at close second at $31 million was western comedy, capped a record setting $10.8 billion year at the movies. big numbers as people returned to the silver screen.
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things are going the get chilly. temperatures will be struggling to get out of the 30s later in the week. 38 lunchtime. 41 around 2:00. by 4:00, our 2-degree guarantee is 43 degrees. we will talk about the seven- day forecast in a little bit. now a check on the roads, loren cook is the gal to do it. hello, we have trouble in baltimore county, a crash in middle river, along the eastbound lanes of route 43, eastern boulevard. if you are traveling on 95, we are dealing with a disabled car along the northbound lanes at the fort mc henry tunnel. here is what 695 looks like, west side in great shape. 8 minute ride on the outer loop, 795, down to 70. new years eve traffic is calm. there are reports of downed wires blocking a lane of
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liberty near washington avenue. a live look, hunt valley, 83, traffic along from shawan to the beltway, it will remain clear as you get onto the jfx and head downtown. more violence at a glen burnie tavern with a history of problems. a man was killed at detricks tavern sunday night. sherrie johnson has more with reaction from neighbors in the area, and these people are not happy about the history of this bar especially with what happened last night. >> neighbors in the area are very concerned about the latest shooting. it's not the first or the second. there have been three fatal shootings at detricks in three years. police are still looking for the suspect in this latest shooting. it happened sunday before 5:30. police say 31-year-old jones was shot outside of the bar and died at a local hospital. the suspect drove off, police say an ak 47 was used in one of the shootings.
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we know little about the suspect. neighboring businesses are sick of the constant drug activity. >> some customers, scared to come in. >> i would like to see the place close down. >> the owner went before the arundel county liquor board last year. he is operating with restriction. it's possible the liquor board will look at the most recent incidents and determine if changes should be made to the license. a un attended candle led to a fire in a child's bedroom. investigators say a 4 year old saw the fire start and told his grandmother because his parents weren't home. no one was injured. the fire caused $100,000 worth of damage too the house. hilary clinton will spend the new year in a hospital. her spokesperson says the doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow up exam.
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they are planning to keep the secretary of state hospitalized for monitoring her. clinton suffered a concussion after fainting while recovering from a stomach virus. new report to be release suicide highly critical of the handling of the attack in libya. four americans including ambassador chris stevens were killed september 11. susan collins says the investigation found the state department failed to take adequate steps to reduce the vulnerable to the terrorist attack. the report parents a picture of a vulnerable outpost in libya's seconds largest city. oak ridge boys serenaded george hw bush over the phone. he has been hospitalized for a month after conditions including bronchitis and fever, moved out of icu after he got the phone call serenaded by
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the country music group. ceo of the long island power authority is officially stepping down from his job today. came after sharp criticism that lip pa up with doing enough to restore power.
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top leaders in the house and senate side of the ag committees agreed to a 1 year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in october. that heads off a possible doubling of gas prices next
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month. the house could vote on the bill soon, house leaders have not yet agreed to put the bill on the floor. we knew we were in the playoffs, we know when and against whom. ravens taking on the colts this sundays here at mt bank stadium. ravens rested starters in preparation and racked up a loss, 23-17. ravens have clinched the northern division title but heading in to playoffs, losers of four of the last five games. today is the last day of the year and what better way to celebrate the new year than with a big display. all the preps done now inn curtis bay. get clear view, federal hill, fells point and canton, shooting off special fireworks this year, orange and white. commemorating the tribute to the orioles, sponsoring part of the display.
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the science center celebrating the new year at the other 12:00. hosting the 5th annual midnight noon celebration. the ball drops at high noon, the party continues until 2:00 in the afternoon. midnight noon activities are free with a paid admission to the mailed science center. hagerstown teenager who died this year in a single car crash will be honored as part of a float tomorrow. hoover died in march and the 17- year-old's family donated organs, the float will feature er a picture of hoover made out of plant materials. his parents will be going to california to decorate the float. his organs saved three lives. marylanders in summer set affected by sandy will be eligible to receive food stamps under an aid program announced sunday, president barack obama designated the county as a disaster area, eligible for
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assistance, providing one month of benefits to survivors. storm victims can apply from january 7th through the 13th at the department of social services and disaster recovery center in chrisfield. time for a check of the folk with mike masco. get us out the door, tell us it's not going to be that cold. it's pretty cold out. good shot for you, though, this is beautiful. chesapeake beach, looks deceiving, it's 30 degrees now, a bit of a wind westerly directions making it feel like it's in to the 20s. manchester, on the board at 25 degrees. there are a few clouds across the region, i think clouds will rule the forecast dug the during the course of the afternoon. it's down in to texas, it's going produce snow in to indianapolis, if your travels take you towards the west of the mississippi river, this is a storm brewing, that storm system will stay down towards the south.
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20s in to around 30 in the city, eastern third of the nation. hopping up towards the canadian border. look how cold the air is. this is dense cold air that will be pushing through the lakes and through the ohio valley, will be many baltimore in to the midweek of this week, towards the tail end of this week. things will get colder in comparison to where we are. here are the clouds through 2:00 this afternoon. we will stop the time stamp at midnight. notice we are pretty dry. cloudy with temperatures in to the 30s. as we go in to tomorrow, there is the system towards texas, that rolls towards the south. maybe it's a spot shower over arundel county, easton, along the bay bridge, we will fine tune that in to this evening. most of the action will be down to the south. future trend in to wednesday, things looking good. we will cool down. it's 43 in town today. upper 30s rs news, weather, and sports and west of the beltway -- north and west of the beltway. midnight 35.
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thursday 34 degrees. look at the overnight les in the to the teens to 21 degrees. next weekend, 30s, going to 41 degrees. good morning. we have a crash in baltimore county, middle river along the eastbound lanes of route 43, eastern boulevard. if you are using 95, all lanes are clear. no problems traveling from white marsh to downtown baltimore. the stretch will take you 16 minutes. everything will remain nice and clear on the beltway. live look in parkville, harford road. traffic moving along, no problems getting up to towson, new year's eve traffic nice and calm on the northwest corner of the beltway. no problems traveling down to route 40.
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paul mccartney said all you need is love. after 70 years, they are saying the same thing. tied the knot in 1942. fife children and a numb of grand children later, lela remembers the night when mr. right popped the big question. >> he came running down the street, i had gone to the movie and went to the post office to see if this was a letter from him. by the time i got halfway to the post office he had caught up with me. he says let's get married tonight. i says we cap get marid tonight. he says, yes we can. no we can't yes you can. >> yes you can. the couple will continue loving each oh forever. they have a numb of children, five children and a number of grandchildren as well. a great story to end the newee. loren, your reaction was? >> awe, so cute.
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easy commute so far. we have traffic restrictions. >> shutdown at 11:00 tonight. we have some type. >> you will be fast asleep. go to abc2news.com. >> grab the coats. >> freezing outside. the story about the cox family, the anniversary is available at facebook on the facebook page, head over there and wib them a great new year and congratulate them on 70 years of being together. thank you for joining us.
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