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in dc. we're basically a month at a schedule. we should be much cooler than this. 49 degrees at the airport. a mixture of sun and clouds. we have mostly calm winds. as we head into the afternoon, we're expecting upper 60's. there is a chance of thunderstorms very isolated off to the west. we will look at the radar when we come back. >> good morning. a nice start on this monday morning. 95 north of the beltway, problem free at the moment. it is in little foggy. russell street, we do have some -- we have an accident in the city. we are up to speed on most of the major roadways. this is 895 at the harbor
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tunnel, problem free north and southbound. the rest of the major roadways are cooperating, the j.f.x. included at ruxton road. one accident at russell street in the city. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a road construction worker is recovering after being hit by a car. >> police are searching for the driver who did not stop at the scene. kim dacey has details. >> the victim's friends are questioning whether the driver was drunk and did not realize they hit a person. 35-year-old ricardo jobes was working along interstate 95 south just before caton avenue appeared they say he was observing safety protocol by
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working in the two lanes closed to traffic. a driver veered into the construction zone, hit jobes, and took off. police believed the car has headlight damage. said his lege shattered. >> it is a big guy. i'm sure if the was somebody that was my height or shorter, they would have been run over and would not have made it. >> jobes is listed in fair condition. towns says he loves his construction job and was named employee of the month on friday just hours before the accident. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a boy is recovering after he was hit by a car in west baltimore. the female driver took off after hitting the boy on sunday
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evening. the boy was rushed to hospital possibly suffering a broken leg. the driver is now in custody. she has several outstanding warrants. a man died after injuries he sustained in an accident. police say joshua aversano was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a car on friday evening. he was flown to shock trauma and he died on saturday. police decided he was at fault. there are no charges pending against the driver. >> jury selection it is a scheduled to begin. a brother is accused of killing his brother. the brothers had a history of violent arguments.
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one brother implicated the other in a theft at a mall, prosecutors believe. 75% of students earned a diploma in four years. this was an increase of 4%. new york and tennessee saw the most significant improvements. >> some holiday hoopla led to an least 10 kids in handcuffs -- disorderly conduct to assault. this happen for at st. patrick's day celebrations in the downtown area. when you cannot get kids to eat healthy stuff, which held the trees are the lesser of evils?
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kettle corn and trail mix. kashi snacks are usually good options. no more than 3 grams of fat for every 100 calories. snacks should max out at 2 20 calories per serving. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to with the identity of the afghan shooting suspect release, old friends say they are shocked by the occupations -- accusations. >> those who grew up with them say they cannot imagine him
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hurting anyone. >> before he was a staff sergeant suspected in the massacre of 16 civilians -- >> he was a heckuva guy. >> he was a linebacker for the indians, making the queen city conference team. >>a popular guy. he was one of the better football players, a captain and a heavy lifter in the weight room. perry echoing and funny -- very outgoing and funny. >> he and the teacher were going back-and-forth, the battle of bunker hill and stuff. >> he went to ohio state. combination
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of 9/11 and the industry was failing. >> he last saw bales 11 years ago. did snap, everybody is sick about it. >> a violent weekend for a midwestern town. the circumstances behind the shootings of five teenagers. >> police bear down as protesters gathered to mark a date. this is 95 north of the beltway in the arbutus area. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast,
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:10. 56 degrees at the maryland science center. we have mostly clear skies over the downtown area. fog maybe an issue on the roads. these temperatures are mild. 49 at the airport. normally high temperature is around 54. it will get even warmer into the afternoon. we continue to see a very warm weather bank for the start of spring. spring begins tomorrow. i will have details on the forecast coming up. >> new hotel in a new york city is called the first gay upban
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resort. crews began around $2 a night. it has a prime location, close to times square and the theater district. occupy protesters go to jail for the first time in week. hundreds of demonstrators converged for a march on sunday. police say they had to clear out those who set up tents and they carted away at least a dozen protesters. >> saturday took a violent turn 45 teenagers. gunfire broke out during the festivities downtown. a boy was shot in the chest and a girl was shot in the leg. police expect all five victims to survive.
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>> 5:12. 50 degrees on tv hill. do you feel like you're being watched? the new organization trying to make tracking your movements a good thing. >> next up, illinois. i am tracie potts with a preview. oggy bit of a fobb oggy bit of a fobb
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sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are in pretty good shape. it is a little foggy in spots. one accident in the city at russell street. we are tracking some of fire activity that has closures along bel air road. we're at 57 on the west side. moving well on the north side to the parkville region. 83's looking good. this is 95 near white marsh. this shot is a little deceptive. because of the position of the camera, and looks a little foggy. fog is an issue in many spots. this is york road. not too bad. moving well all the way down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning.
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>> good morning. a smooth commute so far on the marc trains. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on time. we have the eight, 35, and 40 buses operating with delays. i am kurt kronke. now back to ava marie. good morning. >> thank you. good morning. there is some fog and it will thicken up as we head toward the morning hours. close to sunrise, that is one the fog is likely to form. off to the west, there are some showers and thunderstorms moving in from west virginia. thunder reported west of oakland. not quite -- frostburg yet -- not quite reaching frostburg
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yet. baltimore is dry for the morning commute. we have a chance for thunderstorms later today. most of the clouds are off to the west. a large batch of showers and thunderstorms. mostly clear skies from baltimore down to ocean city. fog will be thickening up to the next couple of hours. we have high pressure offshore. this is bringing in of moisture from the bocean. very mild conditions. records set to be broken across many parts of the midwest. thunderstorms on moving into the plains with a cold front. 69 in kansas city. 50's into the mid atlantic. 49 at the airport. colder along the eastern shore.
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mostly clear skies. clouds and clear skies this morning. isolated thunderstorms off to the west. we drop down into the 50's with some isolated showers. a great seven-day forecast. spring tomorrow. humidity 70's midweek. -- sneed 70's next week. >> the number of seniors applying for reverse mortgages is on the rise. the average age for somewhat applying for the specialty mortgage is usually around 71. experts say job loss and the higher cost of living are forcing those changes. apple is not strapped for cash. they are expected to make
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another announcement today. they have a cash reserve of nearly $100 billion. some expect apple to issue a dividend. they could also make an acquisition. most likely to offer help when you are online. >> tornadoes struck the south and midwest. the red cross rolled out the new digital information center. >> we are starting to see tweets coming out from indiana and kentucky. >> they were looking to see what people were saying. >> we saw people that were looking for loved ones.
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>> many work hunkered down with the internet, through their mobile devices. that's what gave the red cross -- with a call at digital hugs. >> offer them some tips to keep them safe. >> we can see them online. we offered a hand. here's our digital hug to you. >> the red cross is turning to social media monitoring to offer help even as a disaster is occurring. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a bomb shell may be coming from the u.s. census bureau.
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investors are on edge from a big announcement from apple. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. apple may be ready to share the wealth. the company is holding a conference call this morning. analysts say they will likely announce a dividend for investors. apple is the most valuable company. they have about $100 billion in cash on hand. lockheed martin just in to a contract modification with the u.s. navy to construct two combat ships. the work is being done in wisconsin. futures this morning -- a slight bit positive. a mixed close on friday. the s&p is on the rise for a fifth straight week.
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crude oil is down a bit, $107 a barrel. that is helping to keep prices at the pump high as well. the census is about to release details of people who live through the depression. that will be released next month to the public for the first time ever. scholars expect a records to disclose secrets in a better look at american life. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> americans are thinking outside the box when it comes to things to do this summer. >> we have heard tastings and wine tours in napa. also the baby boomer generation expected to make a big impact on the housing market. >> 'kids, we're going to the
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brewery for vacation." thank you. >> 50 degrees on tv hill. two residents in serious condition after an atv accident. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. which junk food item can you absolutely not give up? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> another win for mitt romney over the weekend. >> illinois has more delegates
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at stake for any state except georgia. tracie potts has more. >> illinois it is the next big prize. president obama's home state. 69 delegates. >> a huge or surprise win. i guarantee we will win this nomination. >> it is an uphill battle for rick santorum. iran has a clear lead in the latest poll, by as much as nine points. mitt romney won the puerto rico 20 delegates on sunday. democrats question whether mitt romney can seal the deal. >> when it looks like mitt romney has momentum, he gets set
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back. >> republicans leaders say it is early in the game. >> it is at halftime. this process will play itself out. we will have a nominee a fairly c, 1 or two months away. >> newt gingrich and ron paul are on the ballot in illinois. this is largely between mitt romney and rick santorum. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 50 degrees on tv hill. coming up, mr. universe 50 years after winning his title. >> 8 road construction worker is a victim of a hit and run. >> another american death overseas. the circumstances surrounding her death and what her parents say she was visiting another country. >> we can see some showers moving into the western part of the state.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. queen anne's county school, 90 minutes late because of fog. there's a little bit of fog. >> we're starting to see some fog in the area and it could slow you down -- on the outer interstates. right now, 46 at the airport with mostly calm wind. we expect a lot of clouds in the sky and maybe a chance for showers, 30%. in garrett county, they are seeing a couple of showers.
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temperatures are warm. >> we see evidence of that fog in our cameras. tracking a few problems. southbound dulaney valley, we have a disabled vehicle that is blocking a lane. watch for that and it should be out of there shortly. some of fire activity in the city on bel air road. russell street, you may find some delays and closures because of an accident. we're still up to speed on most of the major roadways. 11 minutes to go to the north stretch. 10 minutes to travel south of 95 towards 32. the topside of the beltway at dulaney valley and no sign of delays on the beltway. client is rather liked this morning. southbound 295, building but no
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official at the late towards the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> an accident least a construction drumm worker at shk trauma this morning. >> they are still searching for the driver responsible. kinglet -- kim dacey has the latest. >> ricardo jobes is listed in fair condition. his friends are questioning whether the driver was drunk. wereruction icrews striping the roads to make the roads safer. police say a driver veered into the construction zone, hit job es, and tick off.
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>> well, he's about 6'6", 260 pounds. big guy. so, i'm sure if it was somebody that was my height or shorter, they'd have probably been run over. they probably wouldn't have made it. >> it happened on 95 south. a sergeant says jobes was observing safety protocol. >> that area was well lit. those lanes were coned off. they had been doing that type of work at night. >> a gold or silver gm sedan hit jobes. instead of focusing on the driver, she is concentrating on getting her fiancee to the altar in june. >> i am hoping he is able to walk down the aisle, at least with a crutch or a cane at this point as his leg is very red. >> despite the accident, jobes
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will want to go back to work in construction. he was named employee of the work on friday, hours before the accident. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 7 people are recovering from the various injuries this morning after a collision between a bus and a car. somehow the bus crashed into a car on sunday morning. everybody involved is expected to be ok. a series atv accident police a man and woman in serious condition. james maticic and debranne martin were found unconscious sunday morning. neither was wearing a helmet after the crash. investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor. >> detectives were called to investigate three separate
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shootings this weekend. a woman shot her boyfriend in the leg. he is expected to recover. another investigation began when the alleged victim wafted to a hospital suffering from gunshot wound. officers were called to cummings 16-year-t and they found a old with a gunshot wound. >> there was a public hearing on sunday evening for the major. he was killed in afghanistan last month. he was just 48 years old. 10:30 will be the open funeral service.
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he will be buried at arlington national cemetery on tuesday. >> a woman was killed in a car crash in morocco. this happened on friday. her mother says her daughter had a great respect for people different cultures. >> she wanted people to know there's so much positive about the middle east. the people there are so friendly and there are so many wonderful things about the culture that she just enjoyed so very much. >> a colleague in the car survived the accident. parents are always looking for a healthy snack options. some prepackage goods are better than others. kettle mix is a good option.
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experts say parents should limit snacks to 200 calories per sserving. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. which junk food item can you absolutely not give up? there are so many. you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to tough choices. 50 degrees on tv hill. we will keep one of your responses to our water cooler question of the day. >> what science is discovered with all about women with autistic children. >> we are tracking a few problems including an accident in the city. in the city. it is a foggy
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:40. 56 degrees downtown. higher up, the skies are clout. in spots.beat danense 46 at the airport. cold along the eastern shore -- 58 in hagerstown. it is warmer in the mountains. expect highs in the upper 60's in baltimore with some fog this morning. we have the threat of isolated thunderstorms, especially after the noon hour. we're expecting warmer conditions in the seven-day
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forecast. stay tuned for details. >> researchers have found a trend between mothers who have autistic children and the wages they bring in. >> mothers of autistic children make less money than mothers of children without developmental disorders. and they work fewer hours. a new trend is sending more teenagers to the emergency room. >> synthetic marijuana use. this becoming more popular among teenagers. doctors say drug abusers can sweat excessively and become aggressive. the effects of synthetic marijuana appeared to last a short time.
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>> 5:41. 50 degrees on tv hill. >> a company used to work with nascar is making its debut on the silver screen. you can see some fog still lingering. more weather and traffic when we come back.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a disabled vehicle to report southbound on dulaney valley road. be extra careful. some lanes closed at bel air road because of fire activity in the city.
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an accident clearing at russell street. fog is an issue this morning. you may need a few extra minutes. five minutes to go south from the split to the fort mchenry. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. this is the bay bridge. it is a little foggy going into the toll plaza. be careful as you travel through the fog, especially on the eastern shore. this is 70 at 29. traffic moving without delay. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get to kurt kronke for a look of the buses and the trains. >> moving along nicely so far appeared the 35 and 40 buses operating with delays. a diversion at edmondson and
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swann. light rail and metro subway on time. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i'm kurt kronke. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. we have mostly clear skies overnight along the eastern shore. that is helping to increase the fog this morning. we have the clouds pushing in from the west. you can see showers moving through garrett county. this will continue to head east. mostly falling apart by the time it gets to hagerstown. we have a threat later today for a thunderstorm. an area of high pressure is responsible. right now this high pressure system is sitting offshore in place and it is bring that moisture in from the ocean. that is helping to spark this activity. you can see showers from west
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virginia into pennsylvania. this will be pushing eastward. very mild conditions from the east into the midwest. almost 30 degrees above normal in places like chicago and minneapolis. they have been setting a bunch of records. the cold front is pushing into the plains. that is the dividing line of the cold and warm air. 30's and 40's are the blue shadings. 69 in kansas city. a little colder along the east coast. we are still well above normal. we should be starting off in the 30's. above normal into the afternoon. 68 in baltimore. 72 in the mountains.
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mostly afternoon showers for baltimore. the eastern shore looking for plenty of sun after the fog disappears. isolated showers are possible tonight. still above normal. this is the trend. tomorrow is the first day of spring, 72. more of a may day. isolated thunderstorms by tomorrow afternoon. >> what do we have going here? >> should i take offense to that? >> it is all about the box. " -- whatred gamnger games
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does it have to do with nascar/ >> everything is made from scratch. this gets molded and pounded into a seat. they are the seats many of the nascar drivers use. that was their claim to fame until now. this is the first time they are seeing their handiwork in "the hunger games." >> we're excited about it. >> it is the story about kids forced to fight to their death. >> they said they were working ger games."dre
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they decided what they needed. heavy industrial. >> the unfinished version of the chair was perfect. they ordered a dozen. >> we made it easier for them to fit the actors. >> i cannot wait to see the movie. i will be watching with popcorn and a soda. >> 5:50. 50 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast,
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i could use all the help i can get. like nutella, a delicious hazelnut spread that's perfect on multigrain toast, even whole-wheat waffles, for a breakfast that my kids love and i feel good about serving. and nutella is made with simple, quality ingredients, like hazelnuts, skim milk, and a hint of cocoa. it's quick, easy and something everyone can agree on. ♪ nutella. breakfast never tasted this good.
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>> i love to pick things up and put things down. mr. yeutter force just celebrated his 100th birthday -- mr. universe. he became a champion bodybuilder.
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said the secret to a long life is to be happy and stress for a. he celebrated with this children, grandchildren, and grandchildren. we have a school delay. >> 90 minutes for kent county schools. >> this morning we asked -- which junk food item can you absolutely not give up? >> keep sending in those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> a nice effort for the birds
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in sarasota in front of a record crowd against the yankees. baltimore played some good baseball. let's check out. they like the first inning. adam jones got the pitch he liked and this goes to center. birds take a lead. matt wieters. there's his first home run of the spring. 4-0 baltimore. he threw out three runners last night. the birds have a good night. 6-3, the birds over the yankees. the championship game for the baltimore blast. they need to get a win.
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blast up at the break. that was a rocket shot. tied at 10. this game goes to overtime. he cannot stop what you cannot say. the wave win. they beat the blast for the title. the maryland women. a bit of a grudge match. that is a look get sports. >> seasons change but not in the way you might think. one of the hottest states gets slammed with a snowstorm. >> bridging the gap. the flow of traffic is changing.
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why those changes might surprise you. >> oprah is revaluing the change her network is making. >> we can see showers move into garrett county. >> the fog may impact your ride. some early morning problems including one on 795.
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>> new details in the case against an army soldier. details are coming up. >> an accident plans a >> an accident plans a construction


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