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we're for the confident that she is not the person responsible. which is charged with murder and assault in the death of her aunt. the weapons in the killing is something many drivers of purchased to prevent thieves from stealing their cars. >> the victim was struck repeatedly with the club usually used to secure automobiles. >> simmons called 911 to report what happened. she told the operator, "my aunt is lying on the floor diana. she said, "i hurt her and i do not know why." the located simmons in the dining room with blood on her hands, face, clothing. it down the locking device and blood was on it. >> the investigation is still quite preliminary. we do not have an indication of motive at this time. again, the suspect was taken into custody.
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i am sure more will develop. >> simmons is being held without bail. she was given a psychiatric assessment today and a bail hearing is set for tomorrow. barry simms, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a verdict tonight in the first of several trials. he is one of six suspects charged with planning and carrying out the death of william reporter. we are live in robinson with the latest tonight. lee said? >> the jury took less than two hours to convict the guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. >> no one thought she was really going to do it. >> he is charged with first- degree murder of ray porter her own this gas station. they say he conspired with the
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victim's wife to have him killed. in closing arguments today, the state told the jury that he facilitated two meetings between bishops and porter and he was a go-between. a series of call in the days leading up to his murder help prove he aided and abetted the two in killing him. >> he never denied that walter bishop and carlos bove to reach other. he said one of them would want to reach the other on occasion. he denied he was doing that with some knowledge that they would actually killed reporter. >> they will file a motion for a new trial. sentencing has not been set yet. he faces life without parole. reporting live wbal-tv 11 years. >> meanwhile, baltimore police continue to search for a pair of suspects in the these deadly shootings.
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the recall to edgewood street about 4:30 sunday morning where they found isaiah white shot in the back. he was taken to an area hospital where he later died. they believe the violence stems from a fight from the night before. police say they are making progress in the investigation. 15 minutes later, police found a man shot in the head. no word on a possible motive or suspects in this case. if you have any information, you are asked to call metro crime -up.pers at866-7-lock0 >> the doctor shot at johns hopkins is continuing to improve. he was shot in the abdomen by a man after briefing him about his mother's medical condition. after issuing dr. cohen, he shot and killed his mother then turned the gun on himself.
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>> economists are saying the recession ended in to thousand nine. president obama got hammered today about the improving economy. this is key to the november elections. we have more from washington. >> i am exhausted of defending you and your administration. obama supporters late into him. >> i voted for a man who said the he will change things in a meaningful way for the middle class. i am one of the people and i am waiting, sir. i do not feel it. >> i really want to know, is the american dream dead for me? >> absolutely not. we are moving in the right direction. >> more proof of that today. economists calculated the recession in june 2009.
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the recovery began 14 months ago. not for billions of us, the president that knowledge. >> the hole was so deep that a lot of people out there are still hurting. >> when a wall street ceo complained -- >> maybe you do not feel like you are backing us with a stick, but we feel like we have been wiped with a stick. >> i think most people on main street feel like they got beat up on. >> he will not ok tax cuts for these. >> 86% of the money going to people making $1 million or more? i do not have the books. >> the president challenged his republican opponents to say how they would cut taxes but not cut programs like social security. from washington, wbal-tv 11
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news. >> top u.s. trade officials visited baltimore to talk about the importance of exporting to the u.s. economy. ron kirk took a tour of baltimore where he discussed the national export initiatives, the program and that creating 2 million jobs nationwide by doubling u.s. exports. ambassador kirk says it is important to take care of our infrastructure. >> businesses that export higher faster, pay higher wages, tend to grow faster. if we can get more businesses involved in exporting not only do we help him recover, but we create jobs that americans are desperately booking 4. >> ambassador kirk met for a roundtable discussion on how trade affects their companies and jobs. >> beautiful late summer weather across the region. we are down to the last couple of days of the official summer
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season. fall begins wednesday evening at 11:00 and 9:00 p.m. you can see the cool temperatures to our north this morning. in the 40's across new england. some of the cool air will be selling in our region tonight. satellite imagery shows mostly clear conditions. temperatures in the seven the's will quickly fall back. many areas tomorrow morning will see lows in the 40's. the sun goes down at 7:07 p.m. coming up, we will see how long the spectacular weather will last. all that coming up in a few. >> this by holding the division rival cincinnati bengals to a few field goals, the powerful defense just could not compensate. >> slow stepping and interception throwing. marvin lewis has his third straight win over his former team yesterday. the voice of the ravens, gerry
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sandusky, joins us live with a recap. >> do we have to go over this again? ravens fans came into this season expecting big things from the offense. nobody expected this. two games in, the ravens have overturned six times. they did a lot right, but joe flacco had only 43 yards passing in the first half. he had this interception that led to the cincinnati bengals' first field goal. a 3-0 cincinnati. second interception is here. they held the bengals to know points after leon hall put the ball on the ravens side of the field. the third interception of the game gave the cincinnati. the ball on the 11-yard line. i do not care how good your defenses, you will get points at the 11-yard line. the four intersections only lead to 6 points because of a great defensive effort by the ravens. when you lose by five points,
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giving of 620 means -- that means you beat yourself. 50-10 loss against cincinnati. -- 15-10 loss. >> you do not like going out there and turning the ball over and responsible for losing the game. we are one-one. we have 14 games left. we feel like we have a pretty darn -- pretty darn good team. we just need to go out and play. >> joe flacco has shown the ability to bounce back from tough days. in week 13, flacco threw three interceptions against the packers and only for one interception the rest of the regular-season. john harbaugh weighs in with his thoughts later. >> we would like to hear from you after yesterday's game. are you concerned about the ravens -- a little, a lot, not at all? you can go to our website,, and weigh in. >> one chapter is over in the gulf oil spill disaster.
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>> the well is dead, but the story is not over. reticulate to the possible long- term effects from the worst environmental disaster in american history. >> donating blood could save the life of some of these people with sickle cell disease. i have details on that coming up. >> and harford county community is trying to cope with the tragic loss of a promising athlete at boston high school on friday. tonight, we learn more about what happened at this intersection. that is now at 5:30 p.m.
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>> a new multimillion-dollar development is under way. residents and city officials helped to drop the $85 million plan. the first phase will provide 72 rental units and 50 homes were sell. housing officials expect this to be completed by next year. in baltimore health clinic that serve the community for the past four decades is expanding. the people's community health center was founded by a group in 1970 as a free clinic. while in is no longer free, it still continues its mission for health care for all you needed. >> we provide care to patients who ivor do not have health
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insurance or are so underinsured that they cannot get the kind of care they deserve. the satisfaction i get is being able to provide the care that patients would not be able to get. >> they are now celebrating people's week. you can read more about their schedule of events on our website, >> in tonight's "medical alert," in between eight buyers and childhood obesity. if -- it affects stem cells turning them into fat. and in the study of over 100 children, reach your service -- creatures we -- researchers found 36%. the weighted average of 35 pounds or more than the obese children without the infection. of the city brings on all kinds of problems, but one thing is
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not connected to his memory problems. "n tonight's "women's dr., those who are overweight are more likely to have memory problems. >> the study shows that women who gain weight in the hips have worst memory than those you gain weight in the belly. we do not know why. researchers are looking at that. maintaining a healthy weight is not only important for the higher -- for the heart of the brain. >> mercy medical center adds that no matter what you weigh, exercise really is crucial. researchers found women of all weights had better members than those who did not. 70,000-80,000 african-americans in the united states suffer from sickle cell anemia. patients require frequent blood transfusions which is why the red cross has started a program to encourage more african
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americans to donate blood to help. we have the story. >> sammy is your average 11 year-old. there's one thing that separates her from her peers. she was diagnosed with sickle cell disease. >> it is difficult as a mother to know that anything could happen. >> sickle cell disease distorts the share of blood cells and causes a multitude of problems. sam had a stroke at age 8. >> i think i have had one before. it flares up. it hurts really bad. >> the only treatment is a blood transfusion. she gets them every four weeks. they are acutely aware 14 need of donated blood. they are glad the red cross has started this program to encourage african-americans to give the force of cosell patients. almost all those affected are
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african-american. >> is critically important the blood be the closest match possible. like anything else, your hair color, eye color, blood is a genetic factor. we're most likely to find a close match among people within the same ethnic group. >> blood donated specifically for sickle cell patients will be marked. all it takes is a regular blood donation in any facility or a blood drive. this family and others depend on it and are asking for your help. >> donate as much as you can. if you cannot donate, find someone who can in your place. >> it is hard. every day i'd like a band of the get her, she deserves a fighting chance. just to know that there is a possibility she will not have blood is devastating. >> kim bassey.
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>> keep in mind donating blood is easy and does not take very long. if you would like to find a blood donation site near you or for more information, you can visit our web site,, under medical alert. >> your 11 insta-weather + forecast with tom tasselmyer. >> it has been about 100 days or so since the temperature dropped below 50 degrees. it may happen since the first time in early june tonight and tomorrow morning. there is a possibility of some temperatures moving down to the 40's in some of the color areas around baltimore. there was a chill this morning to the north and west. almost freezing in michigan. 53 degrees as close as pittsburgh this morning. 64 degrees at bwi marshall. skies are clear. the high-pressure is moving over us. the temperatures will cool off drastically.
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the air is dry for much of the afternoon. the relative humidity has been below 20%. the atmosphere is driving the that is what allows the temperature to fall quickly. even though we are seeing mid to upper 70's now, we could easily get a 30-degree temperature drop. closer to home, edgewood 77, centerville 75 come at easton 75. it is comfortable all across the region. it will get chilly click tonight. you might actually need a sweater or sweatshirt. a light breeze around 5 miles per hour or less. 46 in the valley. closer to 56 at the inner harbor in the downtown baltimore. i am thinking of the official weather station at bwi marshall, we may end of at 49 degrees which of the first time we are below 50 cents early june. you can see the rest of igor
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moving of -- up. this high pressure will produce another good looking day tomorrow. we may start to see some showers moving in to our west wednesday afternoon. once they turned to the south, we will get some warmer, more humid air in. that could trigger a storm. some storms may be able to pop up. pleasant tomorrow with the self winds at 10 miles per hour. the last official day of summer tomorrow. fall begins wednesday evening. the waves out on the day are about 1 foot. in the western maryland, probably in the 30's. around the bay, comfortable temperatures, bright sunny skies come and sunny skies. on the lower eastern shore, a beautiful tuesday with lots of
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sunshine. hurricane igor is moving of the atlantic and has been pounding the coast with some dangerous rip currents. there is bermuda. late last night, the center of the storm, that is moving of to the north. things are beginning to quiet down a little bit. the hurricane center will monitor some of these strong tropical waves. it looks like we will get a break for just a day or two sunny and 79 tomorrow. 20% chance of a storm tomorrow. as soon as the storm gets here, -- as fog gets here, summer temperatures return. there is a possibility for a thunderstorm which will cool off a little bit next weekend. >> crazy weather. in a report is showing some scary statistics on what has been happening behind the wheel. >> distracted writing has been proven to claim lives. they think the numbers may be
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worse than we thought. it details coming up in our project 3d report. >> governor o'malley's new ad uses political semantics. we look to this for a guide.
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>> tonight, in your report about the number of distracted driving crashes. distracted driving related crashes claimed nearly 5500 lies and led to nearly form a 50,000 injuries in 2009. the structure related fatalities represented 16% of all traffic fatalities from the same in 2008. they believe the epidemic of distracted driving crashes is likely higher than now because some police reports to not document but the destruction was a factor. >> it is just as bad as a drunk driver out there. the 10 seconds or five seconds you are looking down to text is not worth your life. >> and ray lahood gives more details tomorrow at the second national distracted driving summit in washington, d.c. >> to have posted the latest stats on our website where you
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can also sign the pledge to and extracted writing. it starts in your own vehicle, what on to our website -- log on to our web site, >> the first week with the deepwater horizon personally -- permanently sealed begins. the fight against the oil continues. we have a closer look from the marlins. >> the work continues. >> it will be a long, long battle. >> there is evidence where the oil continues to wash in. >> we cancelled and i am down 94% year-to-date.
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it is pretty bad. >> it is even worse for restaurants like this. the restaurant is now closing their doors. >> all of these bills are due by the end of the month. the abc board needs a new license. i have to do that. there is just not enough money, you know? >> this is a struggle that businesses all along the gulf coast continue to deal with even though the well is now closed forever. reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can feel the pain going on in the gulf with all of the people down there. still ahead, we will recap the day's top stories including why economists say the recession ended a while ago. >> would you like you genetically altered salmon grilled or broiled? we take a closer look at the
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pros and cons of new at 5:30 p.m. >> immemorial growing were in harford county teen was struck and killed on friday. why his death should be a lesson for all teenagers. that is that is 5:30 p.m.
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today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
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>> live, local, late breaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 is a 5:30 p.m. with stan stovall, donna hamilton, tom tasselmyer. at 11 news at 5:00 p.m. in hd continues now. >> new tonight at 5:30 p.m., it was a somber school day back after learning one of their classmates would not be returning. the freshman at the school was struck by a car last friday night. >> they say he was playing a dangerous game that turned deadly. >> is a tough day for this i school community, the first day back since one of their classmates was killed while trying to cross the highway in the bel-air. the grief counselors were on hand as students and teachers
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are in shock over the death. state police say friday night, the 14-year-old aspiring football player was hit by a car as he tried to cross route 24 in bellaire. a memorial there is growing. >> i felt like my little brother was killed. >> he used to be his coach. >> he liked to brag about how he was doing, his tackles, how good he wasn't running. he loved the opportunity to get better. what kids do that? >> traffic had a green light. he got about halfway across. he walked in front of a car and stopped. he tried to keep going but was hit by a northbound car. dillon says his brother was with him the night he tried to cross the road. >> they try to jump the gun and
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cross. if a car's seat -- if a car sees me, they will stop. that is what you think. in this case, it did not happen. >> he hopes this loss serves as a life-saving lesson. state police are still investigating. the driver who had him has not been charged. in harford county, wbal-tv 11 news. >> state police show alcohol or speed were not a factor. >> congressmen elijah cummings showed a special -- a special visit about overcoming dyslexia. the school helps kids through by year-old until eighth grade about overcoming dyslexia. he shared his own experiences helping the students -- helping students overcome their struggles. >> i will be who i want to be. i want to be a lawyer.
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i will be. i want you to take this piece of paper everywhere you go. >> the odyssey school has 165 students. graduates same the tools help them continue their education in the mainstream schools. >> here are some other top stories. gov. martin o'malley has run the support of mayor michael bloomberg. for a fourth straight month, the rasmussen poll shows o'malley keeping his job against bob ehrlich. the poll remained close. o'malley is earning half of the vote while bob ehrlich as 47% and the difference is within the 4% margin of error. despite a depressed housing market and an unemployment rate near 10%, economists say the recession has been over since june 2009. the recession that began
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december 2007 lasted less than two years making it the longest downturn since world war ii. baltimore city police have charged a woman with the deadly beating of her aunt after she beat her several times with a state -- a steering wheel locking device. she was charged with the murder of 66-year-old cecilia mitchell. a motive in the beating is unknown at this time. >> genetically modified salmon. you could soon be seeing that on many as if federal regulators decide if it is safe to eat. two days of hearings are trying to determine just that. modified salmon could lead to allergies and decimate the wild salmon population. we have the details. >> the u.s. demand for salmon is the strongest ever because the cardiovascular and neurological benefits have been proven.
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now, a massachusetts company says they can genetically engineer salmon to grow faster by injecting it with a hormone. >> we do not believe this solves all of the world's problems in a few security, but we believe this is an example and an example of the technology that can address the problems and can do so sustainably. >> their genetically engineered salmon reaches maturity in 16-18 months rather than the normal 30 months. as opposed importing sec -- salmon from around the world, this dish can be raised domestically. >> we can have a sustainable source of high quality seafood protein closer to the population and in essence fresh fish closer to the cities where they are consumed. >> allowing human consumption of "frankenfish" is of posed by
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those who think what will be next. >> nextel will be engineered paid or chicken. >> if approved, it will be the first genetically modified animal permitted by the fda. the raft of a two-day hearing on monday and they have concluded no harm can come from consuming this fish. wbal-tv 11 news. >> wow. i am open to the idea, but i am just not sure. >> it just makes me hungry. >> hurricane igor makes its way to the car dealer tourist island. we leggett its damaging effect. >> the star quarterback of a high-school football team in texas collapsed on the field and later died. what paramedics believe led to his untimely death. >> my life begins the day and go to pick him up, the day the three of us can be reunited with their families.
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crack the three american hiker once held in an iranian prison once held in an iranian prison speaks
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>> as outdistances has was mourning the loss of their high- school quarterback -- a southeast texas high-school is mourning the loss of their high- school quarterback. he walked to the sideline and collapsed. the team had a seizure. the cause of death has not yet been determined. the mother and coach both appeared this morning on "the today show." >> he was in excellent condition. he never showed any sign of a health problem. this was out of the blue. and shocked everyone. >> in tribute, the high school has cancelled this week's football game. >> in michigan prosecutor has announced new charges against these serial stamberg. he has been charged with murder in four cases of assault following a series of stabbings in the flint, mich., area as well as an ohio. if found guilty come a deal --
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he faces life in prison with no chance of parole. >> american hiker free from an iranian prison is calling for the release of her fiance and a friend. she spoke publicly in new york city yesterday following her release last tuesday. they spent more than one year in the iranian prison. the three were arrested in 2009 while hiking in accused of spying. >> this is not the time to celebrate. my disappointment in not sharing this with them is crushing. i stand before you today only one-third free. >> she says the trio was hiking in iraq can never meant to cross into irna. -- iran. >> holiday time it means trouble plans. if you are going to travel by air, expected to pay a new fee. there are ways to avoid it and
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we tell you how. >> if something is too good to be true, and most likely is. there is a new warning for the word "free." >> googled 662 a whole new level. the new feature that helps to monitor the logs into your e- mail. >> ill bet on the chilly side tonight perhaps dropping into the 40's. check out the cool, late summer forecast. right now, 77 at the inner tax on everything you buy?
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that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> good afternoon. here is a look at what we are working on for 11 news at 6:00 p.m. in baltimore woman charged in the beating death of her aunt. hear what she told dispatchers when we call it -- when she called 911. the first six defendants in the case for the murder for hire is over.
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>> hurricane igor released its rafah in bermuda last night. they dodged a bullet. and much weaker version hit the island causing minimal damage compared to the category four storm and was. jim can tories in bermuda with the latest. >> the kind of damage we are seeing is really not that bad. all of these trees are standing. there are branches that have been ripped down, but the trees of fare very well. you can see over here, a lot of pine needles which is not surprising.
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we did not have the gusting wind here. planters are set out at this restaurant. this is one that has produced power losses across the island. they will be up and running. >> your 11 insta-weather + forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> a rough assignment. bowing to bermuda and looking at the palm trees. >> we have a bermuda-like weather here today. beautiful, sunny skies with temperatures in the upper 70's on this, one of the last days of the official summer season. fall begins 11:09 p.m. wednesday evening. do not expect to get rid of the
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summerlike weather any time soon. this will heat up through the middle of the week. upper seven epoxy is normal for this type of year. the morning low was 64 degrees this morning at the airport. >> maybe before midnight we will cool before the low and reset that number before the day is over. 75 in chestertown. we had south into southern maryland. temperatures are in the mid to upper 70's. cooler in the western maryland right now. satellite imagery indicating clear skies from mature new york, for baltimore, to the virginia, north carolina border. winds will be less than 5 miles per hour leading temperatures cooler into the 40's in the outlying suburbs. bwi marshall has not been below 50 degrees since june 11th. nav the first time in 100 days or so that we go below the 50
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degree mark. warmer, more humid air coming this way and eventually some of that will come back our direction, but not until wednesday or thursday. another gorgeous day tomorrow. a few thunderstorms showing up off to the west of us. wednesday afternoon, there may be some hit or miss scattered storms with hazy, hot humid weather. tomorrow, very comfortable. light southerly winds with lots of sunshine. 77 degrees in the afternoon. sunrise at 6:53 a.m. on the day tomorrow, a gentle day on the chesapeake. fort mchenry is at sunrise -- we rebound nicely. sunshine and a westerly breeze will get them into the 70's. over to annapolis and down into southern maryland, sunny and 79 on tuesday.
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there are some dangerous rip currents because of hurricane igor well off the coast. the surf and rip currents are kind of dangerous. and land, it is dangerous. -- in a land, it is gorgeous. this was moving just to the northwest of the island did continues to make its way toward the cooler waters of the north atlantic said the weakening trend should continue. the national hurricane center will keep a close eye to see if any more storms pop up in the next week or so. sunny and 79 after a chilly 49 degree morning. isolated thunderstorms possibly wednesday evening, but we will heat up to around 90 degrees for the first official days of fall. they both cool off a bit over the weekend. >> thank you, tom. >> a new fee for the holiday and by avoiding the word free could save you a lot of money. we have the tes in tonight's "consumer alert."
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>> this is taking your google account to a new level. they may ask you to enter a 6 digit code after your password. it is said to a mobile device connected to the account notifying the user that someone is knocking in. is currently only four companies, government agencies, or schools. you can choose to end the new security feature within the next few months. if you plan to fly for the upcoming holiday season, you better brace yourselves. there will be plenty of peak travel days between thanksgiving and new year's. higher air fares will continue to the increased cost of flying. there is a new add-on a fee for peak days of travel. look for the airline peak travel charge and avoid booking on those days. they suggest line on the holiday if at all possible. -- flying on the holiday. >> thanksgiving day is one of the slightest traffic days of
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the whole year. christmas day, too. >> early october is the latest year were likely to find a bargain fares. >> who does not love of free stuff? while many gimmicks on the internet plan to give you three things, those deals can cost you a lot more than you bargained for. bob hampton explains why avoiding that four-letter word may be in your best interest. >> the computer world works two ways. it opens up our eyes to the world, but it can also open up our personal information to criminals. >> they always try to target the most people. >> when people in front of the commute -- computers are concerned about their bank accounts, the word "free," is a flat. >> 3 is dangerous. when people go out fishing, you look for the shiniest thing to go into the water. free is that shiny thing being
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from at the computer user. >> today, promises of free reign tons, free music, free movies, free books, free screen savers are often a front for dangerous software that will in fact your computer in minutes. >> that is the beginning of something that may cost them quite a bit of time and money. >> for years, scam artists have been using get rich -- get rich quick schemes. now, it is all about high tech. >> when people are stressed or desperate, that is when they are most likely to be taken advantage of. >> these deals also can be attached to a facebook message or a tweet. the bottom line -- free comes at a price. it could be your personal information or hidden software. >> what you think is free may end up costing it quite a bit of time of -- time and money.
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>> be aware of just what exactly you are saying. letting people know you are going out of town and in addition to listing your address could send an offer to would-be burglars. posting your birth dates and your mother's nagin name could also pose a security risk. limit the types of posts and limit your security posts to see -- to who can see who is on your -- who can see your information. >> the battle of these verses taxes is taking top billing in the political race for governor. >> coming up in at 6:00 p.m., a fact check on the governor's latest political ad. >> tonight, one of the fall season's most highly anticipated season's most highly anticipated shows will they bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family...
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and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
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es tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea.
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we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> the networks are releasing more new shares this week than they have in years. the much anticipated fall season gets under way tonight. >> one show that has got a lot of hype is "the events." we have a preview. >> a wanted to bring in here and freeze this moment in time. >> under normal circumstances, an island getaway may qualify as an event. >> a guy just proposes and has a beautiful life. >> normal circumstances do not apply on a show called "the event."
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>> everything was in the wrong direction. they play a couple sucked into a global conspiracy. >> they're both involved in something much bigger than they ever could have thought. >> the goings on have them running and if that were not enough, -- >> it is so much fun to play this character he gets to do great things. >> she is playing the not so average down. >> my character is extremely enigmatic. you do not really know her. is she a good or bad? >> that is up to the president. >> when you are about to see -- >> it is a political thriller. it is ao -- there is a lot of
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mystery going on. >> enough to pull an average guy on a collision course with the president. >> wbal-tv 11 news. >> that looks really good. here is a look at tonight's's prime-time lineup. at 8:00 p.m., the season premiere of "the event" and "chase." >> that is all for us at 5:00 p.m. >> there are two three-letter words that mean different things. in maryland politics, they may be interchangeable. the details are straight ahead. >> a baltimore woman called 911 and reported an attack on her aunt. >> now she is charged with murder. details coming up. >> live, local, late breaking.
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this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00 p.m. in hd. >> good evening. our big story, gov. martin o'malley it's an endorsement from the mayor of new york city, mayor bloomberg. >> the governor is filling the tv airwaves with a new campaign ads claiming he raised $3 billion in taxes and fees while governor. we are joined live from the newsroom with a fact check on those claims. >> the wording of these ads is a clever. call it "political semantics." in one of the ads, the o'malley campaign in gauges in political semantics. >> there is a big difference between fees and taxes. >> that is true when you look in the dictionary. paying taxes is not a choice. indianapolis where budgets are partially balanced through fund transfers, taxes and fees can become interchangeable. become interchangeable.


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