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-- upper 70's this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. there could be a few sprinkles in the mountains. each state dry -- it should stay are around baltimore.mor >> speeds around 60 miles per hour through the parkville region. eastbound 70 is delay-free. around 65 south on 83 down from the cockeysville region. five minutes to go south on on 95 from the split to the fort mchenry. nine minutes on 95 down towards the harbor tunnel tolls. here's a quick, live look at traffic. the west side at security checks
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out ok. we switch over to traffic at york road. the north side in great shape at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the third and final presidential debate is in the books. >> no clear answer about whether either candidate is close to winning the election. >> more engaging than the last debate, the president's strategy seemed to be painting governor romney as a lightweight on foreign affairs. >> your strategy previously has been one that has been all over the map. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> he stayed clear after libya
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after a mistake and he argued sanctions for iran came too late. >> a look around the world than i did not see our influence growing. we cannot kill our way out of this mess. >> he said it is because we have a smaller military and fewer ships. >> mitt romney agree with the president a lot and i was surprised there was a more distinction between them. >> i was hoping he would have said something to encourage me to give me the same feeling i had four years ago. >> still undecided with two weeks to go. >> and now the final push. the president will be in five states over the next two days. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> two candidates also met nate debate last night. dutch ruppersberger faced nancy jacobs in cockeysville last night. immigration and jobs dominated the debate. same-sex marriage also took center stage. >> i prayed about it and did whatever i thought i needed to do. it was a tough decision for me to come not in favor of it because i was worried about discrimination. people of disagree the same sex do not deserve equal protection. it marriage.t marriag >> early voting officially opens
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to any of voter this saturday and runs through thursday, november 1st. the polls will be open from noon until 6:00 p.m. on sundays. marylanders will vote on 7 .everend questions - you can check out our voters died in get reaction to last night's debate. more on our website, >> police are asking for the public's help to identify a man whose body was found in the back river more than a year ago. kim dacey has the details. >> police released the sketch yesterday. they hope somebody can recognize this face to close the
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case. they believe he is from the dundalk area. his body was found under the bridge. police have not been able to identify him. they turn to a forensic artist to reconstruct a facsimile of what he's looked like. they say some details might not be accurate. they are asking for everyone to look at his face to help end of this mystery. >> he was somebody's son. may have been somebody's father, husband, brother. we would like to know who he is switching to notify people who may have been close to him. >> police are asking anyone with information to give them a call at 410-307-2020. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> all of the victims of the row home fire in south baltimore are
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out of the hospital this morning. officials say the fire spread to two and other houses before the firefighters were able to get it under control. one firefighter fell from a ladder. three families have lost their homes. a family is looking for a new place to live after a fire gutted their home in jarrettsville. everyone meted out ok. 0-- everybody made it out ok. >> lance armstrong must concede all this tour de france titles. >> it push to have cheerleading considered a sport. >> this is the baltimore
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national pike. things are moving smoothly with dry roads. this is a lot of food for 4 bucks.
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yeah... think they made a mistake? i don't know - maybe. the fried cheese melt is back for just 4 bucks. 1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night. >> welcome back. 5:09. .pper 40's in the suburbs we'll get into a stretch of warm weather. we have some decent news in the forecast. much cooler outside the city. 51 in catonsville. a mixture of sun and clouds.
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partly cloudy skies. we will start out on the cool side. temperatures in the upper 70's this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> some of new details of a shooting inside a wisconsin spa. three people were shot and three others were wounded. it woman requested a restraining order against her husband. one survivor from the shooting was released from hospital on monday. lance armstrong has been stripped of his tour de france titles. there was a report detailing overwhelming evidence that
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armstrong used performance enhancing drugs. >> cheerleading to be designated as a sport in all states as cheery has become more acrobatic. it would mean mandating physicals and better medical care. recommendations are recommended. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think cheerleading should be designated as a sport? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> two people high. safer. 5:11. 49 degrees at the airport. the preview of apple's upcoming unveiling of a mini product.
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freeou can score a slice at domino's. slice at domino's.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the major roads are shaping up nicely. problem free at the 895 split. 895 looks good at the harbor
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tunnel. 63 on the west side. on the harrisburg expressway, 67 at padonia. the j.f.x. looks good into town. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is the west side at security. outer loop traffic is starting to build. this is the north side at york road. traffic is building just a bit. no officials delays and no incidents. 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. >> good morning. we have a few bus delays. the 64 bus is diverting because of construction. the 10 and 23 bus diverting at route 40 and rolling road. light rail is on schedule. more trains are looking good
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with no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. it is a little bit of a cold start for us. it will be a nice day. 49 in jarrettsville. look off to the west and we can see some warmer temperatures. 76 in kansas city. 85 in dallas. that warm air will be shifting to the east. the leading edge is coming through right now. we could see some rain up in pennsylvania and back into new york state. i think most of this will stay north of us. if possible sprinkle back into the mountains. around baltimore, we should have a mixture of sun and clouds. we will make it into the upper
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70's this afternoon. a quick update on the tropics. this is a tropical storm sandy. sustained winds of 45 miles per hour. it is way down in the caribbean. the computer models taken up the east coast next to the delmarva beaches. this is a storm we have to watch. today, nice weather. a mixture of sun and clouds. a 20% chance for a sprinkle. high temperature near 80 degrees. we drop back into the 50's tonight. the seven-day forecast -- up to 80 tomorrow. then it will drop off. the wind was shift to the east on thursday and friday. it depends what happens with
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that storm on sunday and monday. we will see if it is close enough for some rain. temperatures back into the 50's. >> nissan is recalling nearly 14,000 of its ultima sedans. bolts may fall off, increasing their risk of a crash. owners will begin to be notified next monday. domino's stores will be giving away slices of pizza from noon until 2:00 p.m. pan pizzas are thicker than regular pieczzas.
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the markets for smaller size tablets is getting more crowded. >> we have something great to announce today. >> steve jobs said there was never a need to downsize the ipad. but with competitors in sales attractions, apple is expected to respond later today with the ipad mini. >> they need to extend their line. >> the screen is expected to be 7 inches to 8 inches. many observers expect a base price around $249, a bit higher than rival devices.
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>> i would think it would start at the low end. >> the mandate could cannibalize some cells of the larger ipad - the mini could cannibalize. >> it's a tweener device. i think there'll be people picking the ipad mini over the touch. >> the new offering services ray latero the tablet for this week. >> monster and beverage is running out of energy. there are some other things apple may show off this afternoon. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning.
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>> just listen to the report on the ipad mini. apple showed off the iphone 5 month ago. apple pulling out all the stops. the company may show what updates to its imac desktop and possible a new deskbook pro. microsoft introducing its surface tablet and googled may show off a new tablet. a lower start on wall street. we're waiting for results from facebook and netflix. yesterday we were higher just barely.
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the energy drinks have been sighted in at least five deaths in the past year. emergency room visits involving energy drinks have soared, many involving patients 18 to 25 years old. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> fed ex. gear up for the holidays. >> they are looking to hire 25,000 workers. this is all about online shopping. also a check on the baltimore housing market. >> thank you. >> 5:22. the deadline for a tax credit is approaching. how we can help.
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>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think cheerleading should be designated as a sport? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> the national weather service confirmed a tornado touched down in jarrettsville last friday. one home in the area it sustained some minor damage. baltimore city residents have by the end of the year to apply for the homestead tax credit. >> the homestead tax credit establishes a cap on how much
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property tax can increase from year to year in the state. accusations of fraud -- residents who do not apply it will miss out on the credit for ever. more information on how to apply for the credit on our website, >> 49 degrees at the airport. >> it is a year old mystery and police need your help to solve it. >> it was the final presidential debate. who came out on top with just 14 days to go until the election? >> we have some rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we're scanning the area roads for problems.
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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 stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> it will be in the upper 70's this afternoon. maybe eat tomorrow. enjoy the stretch of warm weather. things will change by the time we get to the weekend. we will make it up to 78 this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. out in the mountains, there could be a few sprinkles. that should miss us here in baltimore. >> the roads look great at the moment. so far so good in terms of
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incidents. a quiet ride around the area. 64 on 95 coming down from white marsh. both tunnels moving well. 67 on southbound 795. 59 south on the b-w parkway. south on 97, 68 miles per hour. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update on the west side at security boulevard. building volume towards 70. volume picks up there. not quite as bad on york road in the outer loop. closer to the west side, that is when volume starts to build. a nice start this morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the presidential candidates
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are neck and neck. >> foreign policy was the focus but issues at home took center stage bequest tracey mitchell is live with our report. good morning. >> good morning. most polls show the president dominated this debate. attacking the governor was not on the agenda. a handshake and a tap on the arm touched off the final debate. the focus was foreign policy. >> i know you have not been in a position to execute foreign policy. every time you've offered an opinion, you have been wrong. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> president obama and governor romney also disagreed on the size and the budget of the military. >> our navy is smaller. they said they need 313 ships. >> we also have fewer horses and
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bayonets because the nature of our military has changed. we have aircraft carriers. >> china can be our partner. that doesn't mean they can steal our jobs. >> governor romney is right. you are familiar with jobs being shipped overseas because you have invested in companies that ship jobs overseas. we can start rebuilding america. that is what my plan does. bringing manufacturing back to our shores. >> the president's path means 20 million people out of work. i will get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. >> now it is a sprint to the focus line. the goal is to lock down votes in those states up for grabs. >> what is on the agenda for the candidates today?
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>> there's no enjoyment of the campaign trail. they are not taking any time off. the president will be campaigning in florida and then heading to ohio. >> teresa mitchell, good to see you -- tracey mitchell, good to see you. you can download r smartphone app. >> it is a mystery and police major help to solve it. a body was found floating last september. kim dacey joins us live with more details. good morning. >> police just released this sketch yesterday hoping somebody can identify his face. there's a renewed effort to put a name to a body found floating
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in back river more than a year ago. he was between 40 and 60 years old. they believe he was from the dundalk area. >> we have not been able to identify him through dna or an autopsy. >> now there's a new face on an old mystery. the hope is these sketches will lead to an identity. it would miss found a body under the beltway bridge and said it was in there earlier in the day. detectives believe the body had been in the water for some time. >> it appears it moved at some point. we don't know what the circumstances were. we do not believe there was foul play. we're not seeing any signs of that. >> the sketch might not be perfectly accurate. police are urging people to focus on his face. >> he was someone's son. he may have been someone's
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father, husband, brother. and we'd very much like to know who he is so that we can notify people who may have been close to him. >> police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 410-307-2020. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the baltimore city council has confirmed the city's new police commissioner, anthony batts. the confirmation comes days after he outlined his plans combat city crime. he becomes the 37 police commissioner in baltimore, replacing fred bealefeld. >> 49 degrees at the airport. a new reason to eat beans. >> organic or conventional? which type of fruits and vegetables are better for your kids.
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>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think cheerleading should be designated as a sport? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> it has been quiet so far. we'll update you on any new problems coming in. >> live, local, late-breaking. you're watching wbal-tv 11 news today with stan stovall and mindy basara, double-team insta-weather plus with tony pann and ava marie, and sarah caldwell with traffic pulse 11. wbal-tv 11 news today continues in a moment. in a moment.
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>> welcome back. 5:38. in the 40's in the suburbs. it will be a nice afternoon. as look at some of the numbers. outside the city, it is in the 40's. 52 degrees in rock hall. a mixture of sun and clouds. partly cloudy skies. about a 20% chance for a sprinkle. high temperature of 78 degrees. the average high is 65. when we come back, we'll take the forecast all the way through the weekend. >> the american academy of pediatric ways and on the traditionalsus the treatme food groups. >> pesticide groups are lower in
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organic food. doctors say the differences are not enough to recommend organic. as long as your kids are eating fruits and vegetables, that is what is important. eating a certain type of food can keep your heart healthy. legumes canore the bo improve glycine the control. they help to lower blood pressure. >> 5:40. 49 degrees at the airport. raven's head into their bye week. >> ava marie live at the maryland zoo and we will be feeding some treatment to the
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animals. >> you might want to break out the shorts
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. light volume around the area. 64 in howard county down towards 32. on the beltway, at the west side checking in at 54 just past 70. 64 down towards the beltway on 795. 62 on southbound 95 coming at of the northeast. take it live view of traffic near ruxton road. the j.f.x. moving well into town. this is the b-w parkway.
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southbound traffic is building south of 175. 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. >> moving along nicely on the trains. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines light rail and metro subway on schedule. the 35 bus is operating with the delay appeared the 10 and 23 bus diverting at rolling road and route 40. now back to tony pann. >> we have some beautiful weather to talk about. ava marie is down at the zoo this morning. zoo booo!. everybody likes to say zoo booo! >> where live at the maryland
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zoo this morning -- we are live at the maryland zoo. you have a papier-mache pumpkin. >> this may be a treat for the lions are the chamimps. .hey haven't decided if it is for the lions, it will be smothered with lorard. >> this is nontoxic paint. >> we have a huge committee that bill to these wonderful and creative things for zoo booo! weekend. there are real life pumpkins for elephants who duly pumpkin smash. -- who do a pumpkin smash.
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we have the whole festival zoo booo!. in one part of the zoo or kids can trick-or-treating. people can go down and watched the animals do their fun stuff and come back and get a full taste of the zoo. >> admission is free to the event as long as the purchase admission to the zoo. >> and free trick-or-treating. there is plenty for the kids. >> it is a safe environment for the kids. >> we have been doing this for 29 years and it is the safest place to trick-or-treating. >> what other analysts will people see? >> the goats like to knock
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pumpkins' over. our otters and polar bears will get treats. we make sure all the animals have something fun to do. one animal is from the central africa -- with hind legs that are striped like a zebra and take longer neck that looks like a giraffe. >> a mishmash of animals. i would come just to see that. >> >> all you need to do it is purchased admission. doesn't that sound delicious? lard-covered pumpkin?
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>> those are good. especially if you sprinkle some snickers on top of that. thank you, ava, discussing zoo booo! at the zoo. it is fun to say. a cold start to this morning. it will warm up fast. temperatures in the upper 70's this afternoon. you can see the warm temperatures in the midwest. 76 degrees in kansas city. sometimes you get some rain to show up with a transition in air masses. i will put a 20% chance for a sprinkle, especially for those watching the pennsylvania line
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or up of the mountains. we'll talk more about the forecast in a second. we have the 18th named storm of the season. this is a tropical storm sandy near panama. it will move north across cuba and some models take it up the east coast late this weekend or early next week. we will keep an eye on tit. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature between 75 and 80 degrees this afternoon. a slight chance for a sprinkle in the mountains. 80 tomorrow. the average high temperature is 65. the wind will shift to the east on thursday and friday. 73 on thursday. sunday and monday, if the storm comes close enough to us, we'll
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get some rain and some cold air on the backside. >> now we know how you keep your athletic figure. >> lard. breakfast of champions. >> 5:50. et.all classic is sai >> pete gilbert has highlights coming up in sports. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think cheerleading should be designated as a sport? i think maybe she was a former cheerleader.
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>> keep sending us those responses. >> good morning. john harbaugh met with the media on monday sharing some insight into what went wrong with the ravens against the texans. improvements must come. there could be some changes on the offensive line and maybe a return to running the ball. as for the roster, it should remain intact. >> we have everything we need. we have all the players and the scheme we need. we to give the players the chance to play the best on the road against good teams and that home. >> the ravens will practice on
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tuesday and then enjoyed a five day break. game 7 last night in the nlcs. the giants looking to win a six straight eliminate game. matt cain with the rbi single. the floodgates open in the bottom of the third inning. hunter pence comes through with the bases loaded. three runs score. the giants' opening up a can. 5-0. hunter pence did that with a broken bat. here is the rain coming down.
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we will see that again. the giants won 9-0 and will face the detroit tigers. the bears won last night. >> give tony some lard. >> some residents are speaking out about why they opposed a surge in addition to a bowling alley. if you're looking for a way to speed up the process when it comes to mowing your lawn, it might want to talk to these guys. lawnmower racing. >> we have some rain in the seven-day forecast.
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>> we will let you know if we're up to speed on the major roadways. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi.
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...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message.
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>> it was the final presidential debate. who came out on top? >> police are hoping a new sketch can help identify a body found more than a year ago. >> but the indian summer continue -- let the indian summer continue. summer continue.


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