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>> a good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today, i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us. let's take a look at weather and traffic. >> it's going to be one of those days. it happens in the fall where you need a jacket in the morning then in the afternoon you're back to shorts and t-shirts. >> you make a fashion statement with it in the afternoon. you tie it around the waste. >> stan does. >> tie it around the shoulders. >> like a cape. [laughter] put a big s on the back of it. and there you go. >> ha ha. preppy. >> i'm not saying i don't like it. i do. take a look at the temperature. 51 degrees at b.w.i. and in the 40's in carroll county. it's going to warm up quickly
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today. a high of 80. so after starting out in the 40's, you'll by be in the upper 70's. if you like summer, you'll like sum -- like the weekend. >> let's check your morning commute. not a lot going on out there. nothing in the way of incidents. 49 miles per hour on southbound 95. moving well toward beltway. 44 on the beltway. taping the brakes around the harrisburg expressway. looking good on the west side. south on 83 around shawan road at 46 miles per hour. so volume continues to build there. in glen burnie, 49 miles per hour according to our speed censor. here's a live look outside. we'll show you things are buildinging at old court off the ramp southbound at 795. no delays in this area.
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a live view of the key bridge. both loops on the east side look good. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we begin with breaking news this morning. baltimore city firefighters busy on the scene of a fire in north baltimore. >> it started at 2:30 a.m. jennifer franciotti live on the scene this morning. bring us up to date. >> if you're traveling this way, falls road is shut down at northern parkway because this fire happened on a northern parkway address as you take falls road south toward the city. there's a side road parallel to northern parkway. 2 1/2-story building caught fire. inside six people, four women a grandfather and a 10-year-old boy. one of the victims say this fire started in a second-floor building and a 57-year-old
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grandmother was forced to jump from an atic and suffered injuries to her legs. two other women had to jump from the second floor as flames were shooting out the windows. one victim describes how it happens. >> i was so scared of the jumping asal perfect and it took me a minute and i was on the phone with 911 then i heard the boards starting to crack and crack and crack, so i had to jump. >> be so terrifying. that was christine who also told us one of the factors, her hair was being sinaged by the fire, and she could feel the fire burning her arm. luckily everyone else was able to get out of the house ok. this area of falls road remains shut down for investigation. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a 34-year-old woman is behind bars this morning accused of beating her aunt to death.
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delaina simmons is charged with assault in the beating death of 66-year-old as i seelya mitchell. she dueled report she had attacked her aunt but did not know why. when police arrived they say they found simmons in the dining room with blood on her and mitchell lying in the living room. >> it appears the victim was struck repeatedly with the club device usually used to secure automobile steering wheels. >> simmons is being held without bail. >> the doctor who was injured last week when a gunman opened fire is doing well. dr. kohn is doing well after being shot in the abdomen when paul got upset about what dr. cohen was telling him about the condition of his mother. he shot cohen then his mother
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then himself. >> 23-year-old brent rosinburg was struck by a car while crossing the pacific coast highway in california. he graduated from gillman in 2005. he moved to california two months ago for a job in fine nance. rosinburg stopped in the median of the highway but was hit as he stepped out further into traffic. he played soccer and lacrosse and graduated at wake forest university. >> in project economy, the recession is declared over, saying it ended in june of last year. after the economy stays shaky. it is the longest recession since the great depression. many americans may disagree with the news but they say the unemployment rate has dropped since the recession ended last year. with news president obama spoke to the nation monday in a town hall meeting responsered by
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cnbc. trying to drum up votes. the president acknowledged the economic primary indicator for most americans simply isn't budging. >> i can describe what's happening to the economy overall, but if you're out of work, the only thing you're going to be hearing is -- when do i get a job? >> the big question now is will president obama have the votes after november to keep steering the election? >> take a survey at click on project economy to find it. >> the food and drug administration is looking into whether to approve the genetically-engineered salmon. the fish reached maturity within 17 months rather than 30 months. a panel of experts gathered to
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discuss safety concerns, one being what would happen if the genetically-engineered fish were to escape pens and mix with regular salmon. they say the accurate ability won't be found out for several weeks. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you have any concerns about bringing genetically-engineered fish to your dinner table? to consume! [laughter] email your response to us at >> not to dine with. to eat. >> just to look at, right? all right. the time now 5:37. 52 degrees on tv hill. coming up, a link is found between a metal found in water and your child's i.q. >> and getting a flu shot early may do more than just protect you from the flu in our "medical alert." >> we'll update you on a traffic
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>> welcome back. your time is 40 minutes after 5:00. that's a beautiful picture downtown. 61 degrees at the maryland science center. it's warmer downtown and near the water. in the suburbs. it's chilly. in frederick, 46 at the top of the hour. 42 in york, pennsylvania. 51 at the airport. after our cool start, it's going to warm up nicely. might want to take a jacket to start the day but then temperatures go up to the upper 70's to 80. >> in this morning's "medical alert" a warning between a possible link between water
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found in well water and children's i.q. manganese is found naturally in the ground but a study of kids whose tap water comes from wells, lower i.q.'s were found wherever the manganese was higher. more study is required, it's said. >> if you're thinking about skipping your flu shot this year, you may want to re-consider if you have heart problems. a flu shot taken early may help reduce risk of heart attack and the earlier the shot is given, the greater the prevention is. >> i got mine takeover weekend. >> already? >> yes. >> coming up we'll fill you in on what's going on in the glamorous lives of lindsay lohan and paris hilton. oh, boy.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking in on your morning commute. one closure. if you're traveling in the area of northern parkway on falls road, they are cleaning up after an earlier fire. we'll let you know when that reopens but take role ened avenue or the jfx as your alternate. we're doing well as far as
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speed censors. no problems to report on the north or west side on 95 moving well from howard county 32 to 175 down to 32. let's go ahead and give you a live look at traffic. around da lanie valley, over to a live view coming toward us southbound traffic in through the fort mchenry and moving well despite the facts a little heavier on the inbound side. now the latest for the buses and trains with kurt kroncke. >> good morning sarah. looking good on the mark trains. no delays on the pen camden or brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the 27 bus diverting at falls and northern parkway. the 10 and 30 buses delaying.
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light rail or metro subway fair, called the charm card. more information is located at mta.charm now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we're off to a quiet start on this tuesday morning. but it is chilly. the temperatures in the upper 40's and lower 50's in the suburbs. 49 in park on the. you get -- in parkton. 61 downtown. 62 in annapolis. take a light jacket to start the day, but this afternoon you won't need it. clear skies on the satellite right now. it will help to warm things up quickly. showers and thunderstorms coming across the upper midwest. there's a cold front that will approach us during the day tomorrow. we won't have to worry about
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any precipitation today. it's going to a -- to be a nice one. we'll wind up with pleasant conditions this afternoon. between 77-82 today after the sun starts. should be a beautiful sunrise. mostly clear and pleasant tonight. temperatures dropping back into the 50's. sunset at five minutes after 7:00. during the day tomorrow the front will be approaching late in the afternoon. it will turn the surface winds to the south west so we'll get a big push of warm air pushing the temperatures into the milled 80's tomorrow afternoon. way above average. the average high temperature right now is 77. the front will then sink south of us on thursday but not far enough for us to get into the cool air on the other side of the front. so for the next three or four days it will feel like summer even though autumn begins
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tomorrow. the equinox is at 11:09 tomorrow but it will feel like summer. scattered thunderstorms are possible thursday and friday as the front goes back and forth. the highs will be in the midding 80's until the end of the week. rain could linger saturday morning then the rest of the weekend looks fine with temperatures back in the 70's then rain early next week. so if you're a summer weather fan, you like that forecast. back to the news desk. >> tony, thank you. there's a warrant out this morning for lindsay lohan after she failed a drug test. she confirmed on twitter she failed a court ordered drug screening. the bench warrant says she will remain free until her court meeting but could go back to
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jail. meanwhile paris hilton pleaded guilty to pessing cocaine. the 29-year-old social lite gave her plea to two misdemeanor charges stemming from her arrest last month. under agreement she'll serve one-year probation and avoid a felony charge. she pleaded guilty to drug possession and obstructing an officer. >> there's still much more ahead on wbal news today. here's a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
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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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>> the food and drug administration is considering whether or not to approve what would be the first genetically-modified fish for consumption. the company has developed salmon that grows twice as fast as regular salmon making it reach maturity in -- one safety concern would be what would happen if the genetically-engineered salmon escaped their pen and mated with regular salmon.
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that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> would you have any concerns about bringing genetically-engineered fish to your dinner table? >> well, josh writes i would not have a problem with it. with all the moffingses we are doing with food now, would this be any different? not accepting this, we're only pushing ourselves back. keep emailing us your responses to we'll read more the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website. >> here's what's next on 11 news today. >> fall starts this week meaning we're getting ever-closer to christmas. >> if you're planning to tune into the premiere of "the office," stay tuned for account outsource." >> and we'll give you an update in the govern's race at 6:33. >> and i'm tony pann. autumn does indeed start later this week. but i have summer in your forecast. sarah? >> still moving well on the
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major roadways. but we do have a closure if you take falls road. details coming up.
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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.
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>> three people are forced to jump from the roof of a house engulfed in flames. i'm jennifer franciotti. we're following breaking news, next. >> lady gaga known for being outrageous on stage but all business when dealing with the united states senate. 40u she is trying to sway a key vote today. >> with nicknames like super salmon and super fish, it's raising eyebrows but do you have concerns about bringing home genetically-engineered
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fish from the grocery store? >> and after pleasant days we have one request from our weather department. more, please? we're being kind about it, too. the insta-weather plus forecast as 11 news continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> good tuesday morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us for 11 news today. meteorologist tony pann joins us for the weather. it's chilly. >> when the air is dry you get big swings in temperatures from the morning to the afternoon. this is one of those days where you start out in the 40's then get up to the 80's so a light jacket to start off the day but then during the day, not. appropriate for autumn. the weath


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