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stakes are high. when the big races is for baltimore county executive. the winner among the candidates, bartenfelder, and others. >> in the last hour, they have been blowing up balloons, getting table's ready here at the pipes bill elkton would have celebrated many 8 victory. -- at the pikesville hilton where he has celebrated many a victory. bartenfelder is backed by police and fire. kamenetz prids himself on a well-run operation. he comepares this to good football.
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>> you do not just go in there and say, hey, i can do this." you have to have the qualifications. >> farm joe voted earlier today. he was appearing casual and comfortable on this critical day. >> i feel i am the right person for the job. it is time for them to cast their vote and aside. i have confidence that they will make the right decision. the voters in baltimore county are intelligent. >> this speaks to the geographic diversity of the county. two democrats with very different styles. >> here is the bottom line. one of them will not be out in an intersection tomorrow. both are hoping it is the other guy, both hoping to make it through november.
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live, devereaux wiener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> another highly contested race is city state's attorney. jessamy ispatricia o against the bernstein. david has the latest for us. >> we discovered a clever ploy, some jessamy volunteers are urging supporters to support bernstein. there is another bernstein on the ticket and he is not running for city state's attorney. gregg bernstein and his wife of voted on primary day. incumbent city state attorney pat jessamy revisited in early voting. this may be the most expensive race. the debt -- each has spent more than $150,000. bernstein out-raised jessamy 3-
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1. she long-term campaign $100,000. most believe jessamy is in the political life of her life. four years ago, her opponent did very little campaigning but had 20% of the vote. at that time, political observers chalk that up to a protest vote. jessamy calls the 2010 race the most divisive, but not the toughest. she charges that bernstein has completely distorted her record. >> these are all misrepresentations about a record that is built on that occasion, service, honesty, fairness, and justice. >> jessamy needs strong voter turnout especially from her base of supporters. outside of polling places, some of her volunteers are urging them to vote for bernstein. a low voter turnout could help bernstein who launched an aggressive campaign tagging bird -- tagging jessamy as part of the status quo.
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>> i think it begins with leadership. i think when you have a state attorney that is not in the courtroom for 15 years, it creates a disconnect between what she thinks is happening on the ground and what is really happening. >> experts say voter turnout is a key to victory in the race for city state's attorney. lisa robinson had the latest numbers coming up. david collins, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tonight could provide some clues about the big race. the rematch in november between o'malley and bob ehrlich. neither of them had primary competition, but that does not mean there are not political tea leaves to read. jayne miller is live in our newsroom. >> some of those tvs concerned the tea party which bob ehrlich
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will be keeping an eye on. martin o'malley has to worry about an anti-vote within his own party, something we have seen before. >> the governor who voted early last week can take it easy this election day. he faced no real primary competition. he does have to worry that the ghost of election past. remember 2002? kathleen kennedy-townsend won her primary but had to endure the sting of more than 100,000 democrats who went to the polls and voted instead for a little long retired grocer store clerk. we know what happened next. townshend lost to ehrlich. her defeat made possible by democrats who crossed party lines. o'malley had -- and now has a little known competition. republican bob ehrlich has a better known challenger banks to
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-- thanks to sarah palin. she endorsed brian murphy. it may reveal the strength of the tea party in maryland. keep an eye on the state senate races such as the 46 the district which includes federal health and canton. bill ferguson has mounted a stiff challenge to a longtime incumbent. the 43rd district of the northeast side of town, joan carter car -- joan carter, which is trying to hold off. back to the issue of turnout. primary generally do not have a lot of voters. you are live? >> i have to tell you that this turnout picture is not a pretty
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one. turnout is a light across the state. in baltimore city cut 10.5%. and the baltimore county, 10%. polls opened at 7:00 a.m. in baltimore city, turnout was light. by 9:00 a.m., 6000 people had voted. election judges were disappointed. >> this is a lot less. normally by now we would have at least somewhere in the area of 160 voters. right now we only have 100. speaks to what the day will look like. more than 50,000 voters had been to the poll. varmus died jones called this unbelievable -- armistad jones called this unbelievable. >> a lot of people seem to be not happy with the status quo.
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you know? my thing is that you just need to vote. it does not matter to me who you know -- who you need to vote for biggest exercise your right. >> the morning started out very slow in baltimore county. after lunch time, more people came. >> we are moving to about 30% in this precinct. >> statewide turnout is a historic low. the state board of elections says the 2006 turnout was 20%. in 1998, turnout looked like this -- 28.6%. why so few people voting? everybody has a theory. >> it is the primary. everyone knows it is o'malley and ehrlich. why bother voting? >> people are complacent, too. that is sad. >> elections officials expect a
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surge of the voters when people are getting off work. polls are open until 8:00 p.m. if you are in line at 8:00 p.m., you can still vote. reporting live, lisa robinson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> phillips said on our facebook page that it was easy. one said her voting place was empty. don says she voted last week during early voting and it went fine. do not complain if you do not vote. fred hassan facebook and the us your comments. -- friend us on facebook. >> do you think campaign voters should be allowed to solicit votes outside of campaign polling centers? text of the word yes or no to 88509. here is a look at early voting. a 81% of bus -- of those
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detectives said they would rather they're not be -- there not be campaigning outside of polling places. it results on our website, >> be sure to stay with us. lots more news straight ahead on 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> the ravens linebacker ray lewis said the -- set the tone for the new season. >> a beautiful late summer weather on the way. and little bit of rain in the insta-weather + seven-day forecast. details straight ahead. sunshine in mid to upper-70's in baltimore. in northwest breeze at 6 miles>e
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arrested two people in a deadly stabbing. they found jerimiah at demario in hampstead last night. he had been stabbed into the chest and was taken to the hospital where he later died. they arrested 22-year-old lederer and glover. the test -- more testimony today in the trial of city councilman ken harris. they watched the surveillance of the robbery and heard from the new haven lounge where harris was killed. covington said he heard a single shot as he was forced back inside. he told the jurors he did not know harris had been shot and killed until police arrived on the scene. >> this man walked into the bank of america on the 600 block in the pikesville. he handed the teller a note demanding money. the suspect fled on foot.
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if you know who this man is coming you are urged to call baltimore county police or match or a crackat stop urs866-7-lock- up. dramatic pictures. this is a car on fire near interstate 95. this was sure the before 2:00 p.m. the fight -- the driver was involved in a hit and run but later crashed. that is when the car caught fire. the driver was arrested on the scene. fortunately no one was injured. you can send as breaking news on our website,, and click on ulocal. >> your insta-weather + forecast with tom tasselmyer. >> afternoon highs near the 80 degree mark and a very comfortable evening for the baltimore area. 75 degrees. on to the eastern shore, not
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much change. very nice conditions vary -- all the way down to the coast. they have called back a couple of degrees now. on the cooler side of things in allegheny county. 68 degrees. we have seen some scattered high clouds at times. the high-pressure generally in the control which will produce high winds. near the pennsylvania border, we can see some temperatures in the low 50's by morning. closer to the low 60's @ inner harbor. we have seen some cold front dropping out of canada and trying to push toward our region. the most recent showers at the canadian border have been running out of steam and moisture. we have a couple of scattered clouds associated with that. that is what we're seeing today. the front went through our region almost unnoticed and then scattered cloud cover.
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high pressure coming in behind it should deliver another beautiful day tomorrow. this front may be of little stronger and more organized as it comes in thursday evening which is the next best chance for rain. tomorrow will be a beauty. highs from 77-82 and a west breeze at 6-12 miles per hour. sunrise is at 6:48 a.m. and will go down at 7:15 p.m. on the day tomorrow, western wins a wider than today with waves around 1 foot. now advisories for the water tomorrow. water temperatures around 75 degrees. a beautiful day out in the western maryland mountains. near the bay, sunshine in abundance with temperatures right around 80 degrees. brands will be lighter out of the west mark. lower eastern shore, of warmer with mostly sunny skies.
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ocean city and surrounding areas should have beautiful. tomorrow. hurricane eagar has been a car packed storm. -- hurricane igor has been a power-packed store. the eye of the storm is well- defined and continues to produce with estimates of 145 miles per hour at the center. 155 miles per hour and above this category five. it might even get a little rubber deceiving. further to the north, you can see the clouds moving from west to east. it will encounter this wester the share which will start to weaken the story a little bit. this will generally move in the direction of bermuda. and little further east, julia has become a hurricane. it is now a category one. the big what is hurricane igor. a category four storm about 180 miles from hamilton, bermuda.
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it does look like we will see this storm weakening but moving in the general direction of bermuda. this bread, is the possibility. you can see a wide range of possible tax, but the center line is the most likely. that will take it pretty close to bermuda with still category three status with 115 mile per hour winds. with any luck, it will weaken a little further and not have a direct hit. something to watch over the next few days as hurricane igor heads toward bermuda. high pressure producing sunshine tomorrow and 80 degrees. in the 50's in the morning. a chance for scattered showers thursday night. clearing out on friday, a beautiful weekend. sunshine saturday and sunday with highs around 80 degrees. >> 11 sports with gerry sandusky. >> we keep from the ravens training facility where it is a quick turnaround. coaches are beginning
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preparation for next sunday's road trip to cincinnati. they go into week two with a 1-0 record and the assurance they still have a great defense. we will look back on last that's game against the jets. it started shaky, to say the very least. flacco held the ball too long. this led to the fondle -- fumble. is the disaster for the defense, but the jets were held to a field goal. a 3-0 lead off of the turnover. flacco putting together a scoring drive. his first ravens reception, a 27-yard gain. this was following a death penalty which would extend into the red zone. the ravens first touchdown of the season. but despite three first half turnovers, the ravens went into the locker room with a 7-6 lead in front of the jets. in the second half, they traded field goals, but the game was
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about the defense. there were 1-eleven for third- down conversions. brave the with blue of the backfield on this third down as they stopped the damien thomason -- the stopped ladanian tomlinson. this kept keller on his heels. the jets' final offensive play kalikow had a chance to extend the hopes for a first down. instead, he runs out of bounds when yard shy. the lingering effects from the reign of louis hits leave the ravens 1-0 with a 10-9 win in the meadowlands. >> the offense made some plays. we made some plays. the bottom line, the game has to be played.
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anytime you challenge a warrior, they will always respond. >> the john harbaugh show will be on wbal + tonight at 10:00 p.m. today on comcast, ordered 60 on verizon -- 460 on fios.
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>> here is what we are working on for 11 news at 11:00 p.m. at the polls close in two hours. we are watching the democratic race in the baltimore canyon. can at jessamy hall law against greg bernstein? in live coverage of those races and all of the late breaking and all of the late breaking electionea
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.
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like a beautiful day with a nice breeze. >> picture-perfect. >> another great day tomorrow. a totally different story out in the atlantic. these hurricanes are far from land areas right now. they can get as nasty as they want as long as they stay out to sea. hurricane igor is moving towards bermuda. a lot of people, they tend to weaken as the storms are moving north. igor will be in the vicinity of bermuda late saturday and 2 sunday. it will probably still be a major storm with one of the 15 mile per hour winds. it will be a close call. anyone with an interest in the bermuda saturday and sunday will be keeping a close eye on that. a completely different story around here with nice weather on wednesday. clearing up on friday and wonderful weather for saturday and sunday. >> thank you for joining us. captioned by the national captioning institute
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everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.


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