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from johns hopkins security. there are still reviewing protocol that followed during the shooting. in the meantime, they want to make sure there are plans in place at local colleges and universities. the commissioner established plans to meet three times per year with security directors from the local institutions. he wants there to be regular drills for massive evacuations and events like a shooter on campus. >> we want some kind of incident command training whether it be through federal or local government where every organization is speaking the same language. >> the good news is that the colleges and universities have a very solid plans in place. the commissioner thinks they need to do a better job of communicating well to make sure that everyone is on the same page in every situation. reporting live from johns hopkins, cai read it. >> a two-alarm fire for three
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people to jump to their safety of loved falls road in northern parkway. one of the victims said it started in a second floor bedroom. jennifer franciotti has more. >> all the sudden, i felt a big bang and i heard screaming from the hallway. the doorway was just in flames. >> she had little time to get out alive. she was one of six people in the house when it caught fire after 2:00 a.m.. christine and your girlfriend had to break out of a window on the second floor. >> by that time, flames were coming out of the window. i was so scared and it took me a minute. i was on the pawn and 911. i threw my phone and then i heard the boards starting to crack. i had to jump. as i jumped, i was being burned. my whole arm and my hair are
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singed. >> it was scary. i heard metal bending and snapping. >> 10-year-old dylan was terrified. he got out with his mother and grandfather. his grandmother was trapped in the attic and had to jump to say. >> she jumped and landed on the deck. i thought she could walk and get up. i thought my mother would helper. when i was running she said, " help, help, please." she was treated for leg injuries. >> fire investigators are searching for the cause. the red cross is assisting the family. >> there were six beds inside you died in the fire, two dogs, two cats, a chinchilla, and a bird. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> more testimony in the trial for three men accused of killing former councilman ken harris.
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barry simms is live outside the courthouse east with more on today's testimony. >> surveillance video once again took center stage. a special security officer told jurors he could identify the defendant in this case. within one month after the september 2008 murder of former councilman ken harris and the robbery of the new haven lounge, they got a tip about a possible suspect. tuesday, the man -- the man who called in the tip testified. he is an officer who worked for the shopping center who identified the three men on trial saying he frequently dealt with them because of loitering at the shopping center. prosecutors showed a video from a grocery store bank of the three men walking past security cameras. he saw the camera -- said the video online and pointed to the metal in the the middle with a "funny what" saying his legs tend to bend and go. he had seen him walk a lot.
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he identified charles mcganey from a side view. they were shown still photographs taken run the surveillance video. the german was off more than 30 minutes. >> you can change the time on the vcr. you can try to corrected. if you try and do not corrected, then it will not be correct on the picture. i was just curious was why was mr. covington's machine showing the incorrect machine? >> one more note on jermaine murray, they tried to prevent him from testifying. he said he identified college because he walked with his feet pointed out. he did not say that today bidault reporting live from downtown baltimore, barry simms.
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>> baltimore homicide detectives are investigating a shooting in east baltimore. a man and woman were shot on preston street. no word on the conditions, but we are told it is serious enough that they are handling the case. >> in the project economy, state officials say the unemployment rate rose but about 7000 marylanders of losing their job. that takes the unemployment rate from 7.1% to 7.3%. bob ehrlich's campaign says that reaffirms governor o'malley does not know how to create jobs. governor o'malley says he understands the frustration of maryland there's -- marilyn beers. the work force exchange compiled several employment sites into one and allows applicants to
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post their resonates. we have provided a link on to that from >> good news for the housing market tonight. construction on new homes increased beyond what had been forecasted. they say it still might not be enough to stop talk of a double- dip recession. >> the figures for housing starts last month were expected to go month -- go up but not like this. they soared 10.5%. >> we think the bad news is in for housing. not that it will get much better, but we think we have a bottom on housing. >> most of it was in multifamily housing instead of single-family homes. the news was followed on the federal reserve deciding to hold off on any new steps to rejuvenate the economy and help create jobs on the hope that the
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economy may still heal itself. >> ultimately, they set the backdrop positive for growth. we have seen an improvement in the labor market that has been disappointing relative to past recoveries. >> the fed lowered expectations for growth this year and next. they say they are prepared to provide new relief if necessary. >> a lot -- a nice, late summer day. this is the last full day of summer. paul begins tomorrow evening at 11:00 and 9:00 p.m. -- fall begins tomorrow evening at 11:00 and 9:00 p.m. much warmer of to our west which will start to spread in. satellite imagery shows it clear
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around our area. temperatures are clear in most spots. it looks like a very comfortable evening headed our way. 53 in the suburbs. some more hot, humid weather on the way. details of that coming out. >> now to the war in afghanistan. there was a plane crash in the southern province. the taliban claims they shot the chopper down. there were no claims of enemy fire. there are now being cared for. the cause of the crash remains under investigation. >> maryland has become the first date in the nation to require students to learn about the environment as regular studies. there is still a chance students may have to pass an informant of course to graduate. tim tooten joins us from the
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newsroom with more. >> this affects the graduating class of 2015. while the state board has taken a major first step, they're still trying to spell out what it means to become environmentally literate. dozens of the environment are part of the daily teaching schedule at the western school of technology of the environmental silent -- sites. they would like to see more students across maryland become environmentally literate. >> environmental education and literacy is threaded throughout our curriculum. this would not represent the requirement that each system develop a new course. >> the foundation has been a driving force in helping states help students learn more about the environment. by way of this new proposal.
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>> you will see this embedded into the curriculum. it is already there. you also see these kids taking the information into the school yard and the communities to learn about the natural world around them. >> it stops short for now of in forcing students to take and pass environmental class's in order to graduate. >> it seems to me we are communicating that there is a new requirement on students. what has been said is that this is a requirement on schools. >> of we're going to leave this up to the schools and the systems to do something that i think is very important, i think we need to make sure that there is equity across the systems. >> in the end, they agreed to go back to the drawing board and
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placed on the graduation issue. >> the second step they hope will spell out what they can expect on what to learn about the environment. we understand there will be locally designed programs. still no word on when or if the state board will require students to pass an environmental course to graduate. live in the 11 news room, tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a new report says the nation is in denial about the impact of alzheimer's disease. >> are you trying to lose a couple of extra pounds? not so fast. the wait may be good for your health. -- the weight may be good for you. >> the father who confronted a school bus full of children for bullying his a disabled daughter. we hear from him. >> the new charm card is your ticket to public transportation.
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i will explain coming up.
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>> general electric has awarded two local health communities to help increase access to quality health care. they awarded them a total of
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$500,000. they recognize the company for their philanthropy. >> in a city with a world renowned institutions and access to the latest medical technology, the key to our health starts with where we live. i am grateful you recognize this and you are supporting efforts to make people healthy with access to quality health care. >> it is a partnership between corporate citizenship and diversity initiatives. >> in tonight's "medical alert," today is alzheimer's day. the u.s. is in massive denial about the impact the disease is having and will have on our aging population. 35 million people around the world having some form of dementia, costs are expected to double in the next two decades. tracy potts has more on what advocates say needs to be done.
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>> do you know what kind of flower this is? >> no. >> if dementia were a country, it would be bigger than switzerland. alzheimer's disease international reports today that dementia will cost $604 billion worldwide this year. >> it will cost us over the next four -- 40 years, $20 trillion without investing another cent in research to change the course of the disease. >> with millions of baby boomers at risk, the u.s. needs a national plan like france, austria, england. today, they bring in 100,000 signatures to capitol hill betting congress to make all timers' a national priority. >> we need more research. we need a plan for alzheimer's to we can see the changes occur in for those who would otherwise suffer from the disease. >> they report nearly 50% of
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them are upper and come most in western europe and north america and living at home with a spouse. tracy pots, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you would like 10 pounds -- you would like to lose 10 pounds or so, but that might not be bad for you. we are not talking about being obese but carrying an extra 10- 15 pounds. it could make your live longer. two recent studies found people with a bmi in the simply overweight range are no more likely to die of heart disease. overweight people in their seven epoxy were less likely to die in the 10 years than those who had a normal way. >> there are a number of diseases where people tend to do better with a little bit higher bmi above "normal." >> again, we are not talking about obesity. there is an indication that a little extra weight can fortify people against some of these
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diseases. if you are a few pounds overweight but you exercise and eat right, you are better off. in a report out today from george washington university estimates the financial cost of being obese is expensive. obese women will spend about $8,000 per year and men will spend 65,000 -- six to $500 per year. and includes mr. work, disability, and insurance as well as the years lost due to premature death. >> your 11 insta-weather + forecast with tom tasselmyer. >> all-around amid -- mid- atlantic, a cool day on this last day of summer. the first time below 50 degrees since june 11th. it had been a while. to the west, look how warm it was compared to hear. while we were in 40's, chicago was at 68. that warmer air to the west of
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us will gradually come in. while there were chilly numbers this morning, and will not hang around too long. we were almost in the upper 30's. temperatures dropped to around 40 degrees. even the eastern shore got a chance to cool off. easton was at 48 degrees. salzburg was a cool 49 degrees. in allegany and garrett county, cooler. a nice turnaround from low 40's to almost 80 degrees. westminster was 75. skies are clear. it would be cool except for the fact that winds are now turning to the south. that southern the breezed should keep temperatures milder than last night. about 60 degrees at the inner harbor. a nice night had a bus as the pressure drops off. as it moves further away, we will get the southern the breeze which will bring in the moisture from the gulf of mexico.
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temperatures in the ohio valley are pushing the 90 degree mark. 90 degrees at indianapolis. this front coming in has a chance to bring us some scattered storms. we need some rain. we may catch a few scattered showers or thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon and evening. the heat will remain. it will not coalesce soft. we get into thursday and friday and it looks like a hazy, hot, summer weather. tomorrow, partly cloudy and a chance for storms in the late afternoon and evening. more humid with 84-89 for the high. filed against might add -- a fall begins tomorrow night at 11:09 p.m. storms will hit the bay toward midafternoon early evening
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around 86 degrees and more humid. most of the thunderstorms will probably not make it to the coast. the high on wednesday about 85 degrees. in the atlantic, we are finally got through with igor. lisa has formed. and is out in the eastern atlantic. the hurricane center is monitoring this cluster of thunderstorms in the caribbean. this may become tropical storm at the. it is not quite there, but it is showing signs of organizing. the set is one on the board right now. -- lisa is on the board. it may become a minimal hurricane, but it is not in a hurry to go anywhere. if it stays out here in the central to eastern atlantic, it would be no harm to anyone. way east of bermuda and camp verde island. 86 degrees tomorrow as follows arrives with a chance for an evening storm.
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he and humidity building of thursday and friday. a slight risk for a thunderstorm thursday. 89, hazy, hot, and humid. a dry, cool front coming through friday night. we may get a few clouds but no precipitation. it will drop the temperatures back down. 80 on saturday and made 70's 4 sunday. >> still ahead, out by the millions of dollars for dumping pollutants in nearby waters. >> he brought the ball back to baltimore. can he breathed new life into the premier opera house? he can try. we will show you the plan for the lyric. >> the state board of elections is investigating a complaint that a senate candidate did not use a real name for the primary ballot. she included the last name as someone more well known in the order to appeal to voters. the elements 6:00 p.m. >> new rules for commercial drivers who taxed while driving. i am in washington. i will have more on the national distracted driving summit coming
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>> tonight, late breaking news from washington. the associated press reports that larry summers will leave the white house after the november elections. he is currently president of the national economic council and
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served as treasury secretary for the clinton administration. >> i think by now we are learning the dangers of driving distracted. today, the government held a summit in washington, d.c. >> they focused on new laws, enforcement, and personal responsibility. we have tonight's to read the report. >> ashley johnson was 16 when receiving a text was the last thing she did. on may 10th, her car careened across the highway, taxing taking more than just her life. >> she was the only kid i had. >> more than 5000 americans died last year because of distracted writing. today, they are more than statistics. her own ability to walk without a cane was stolen by a young man on his cell phone on her graduation day. >> it was waking up in a
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nightmare that i went from the best day of my life to the worst place you can imagine being. >> 30 states and washington, d.c., currently banne texting while driving. this is evidence it is not enough. >> if you are looking down at your device for our region for four or five seconds, that is the length of a football field in a 4,000 pound on guided missile. >> this is days after a bus driver was caught reading his kindle behind a wheel. the announcement of new rules banning commercial drivers. too late for this family when a driver hit nine cars. there pushing for nationwide laws. >> these people love and adore someone. how would they feel if they lost someone? >> this is a question they hope all divers now passed. there is legislation pending in
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congress pushing for a total nationwide ban. the government is encouraging states to adopt laws or risk losing 25% of highway finding. in the washington with tonight's 3d project report, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we hope we -- will help us and distracted driving. we have a posted previous 3d driving stories and you can check out the data for yourself. it is on >> still ahead, we will recap the day's top stories including a big fine for a greek shipping company that planned guilty for dumping their water in local waters. >> and the mta is now a connected to other transit in the area. the area. 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. 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.
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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. >> live, local, late breaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news and the hd with stan stovall, donna hamilton, tom tasselmyer. 11 news at 5:00 p.m. in hd continues now. >> new tonight at 530, want to
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catch the bus, train, or light rail? you need the new charm card. it is a new way to get around baltimore and washington, d.c. >> and has been tested for months and it is finally open today. we have more on what that means for your commute. >> the new card will not only make it easier for writers to pay their fares but also connected the mta with other transit agencies in the area. >> it is time baltimore caught up. >> the m.t.a. degrees. they have introduced to the baltimore charm card. riders can use it to get on any public transit in the area, bus, train, or light rail. load the card with money, but come and go. that automatically deduct the fare from your account. >> less cash handling. it expedites the service. the bus is not sitting at the curve as long. you do not have to fumble with cash. >> it went live tuesday morning.
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>> it was a great promotion to do the charm card. they are charming. and is a warm, positive feeling. it is compatible. the two can be used interchangeably with either system allowing writers to move freely between baltimore and washington, d.c. those who have used it in the washington say it works well. >> it moves a lot faster. i have always liked it. i use it in washington, d.c., ala. glad to see it in baltimore. >> some agree that it will make their lives easier. >> that is a really good idea. it should be convenient. i will probably use it. >> you do not have to worry about having money on you. just use the card. it will help you out a lot. you can get on the train easier. >> you can buy the card online,
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at the mta transit store. you can recharge it as often at you like at ticket machines. >> if you decide it is not for you coming cache bears and regular tickets will still be accepted. >> lyric theater in downtown baltimore has been renamed. it will be called the patrician and arthur modell arts center after the couple donated more than $3 million to the lyric stage house expansion project. as you know, there are the former orders of the baltimore ravens. >> the $3.50 million donation will ensure that future generations just like their parents and grandparents before them will be able to enjoy the finest musicians in the world. >> the lyric operations brings the total to $52 million in increased economic activity for baltimore county and maryland. >> here is a leggett other top stories. a greek cargo shipping company
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has been ordered to pay $4 million for deliberately dumping pollutants in the water. the investigation began in january when a crew member passed a note to a customs official. they said waste oil had been dumped overboard through a hose. $750,000 of that penalty will go to the national fish and wildlife fund and will help chesapeake bay. three people are recovering after a triple shooting in the south baltimore. three men were shot around 8:30 p.m. last night. according to investigators, two were shot in the stomach and the other in the pelvis. one victim was treated and released while the other two are still in serious condition. nine coalition service members are dead after the helicopter crashed in a southern province of afghanistan. according to nature, no reports of enemy firing in the area but the taliban is claiming responsibility. the death toll is now at 529
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troops in afghanistan making this the deadliest year so far. >> we have breaking news right now. let's go live to capt. roy taylor in the sky team 11. >> this is the 300 block of philadelphia road in harford county where a truck collided with a poll which collided with a house. we are not sure about injuries. you can see there is a lot of debris from the track as well as the telephone pole. and is on fire. state police have shot down both north and southbound philadelphia road at this location while the deal with this accident. reporting live from sky team 11, i am capt. roy taylor. >> the move today by senate democrats to repeal the military's do not ask do not tell policy which would allow gays to serve openly in the armed forces fell short lot divide republicans. we have the latest from pop -- from capitol hill.
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>> i stand here on two legs as a proud gay marine. >> one of the first u.s. warriors badly hurt in the iraq war. >> someone who served in the battle along with the marines who knew i was gay. it did not matter. >> he got a medical discharge. since do not ask do not tell came into effect, 13,000 men and women have been kicked out of the military. >> it is long past time to repeal this policy which is on just, an american, an extremely hurtful to the effectiveness -- which is unjust, unamerican, and extremely hurtful. >> we will be ignoring the views of the troops in the casting aside the professional military advice given by each of the four service chiefs. >> in fact, just before president obama awarded a medal of honor today, the marine he
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has chosen to keep in charge of the court said, "do not let gays serve openly yet." >> i am not sure when the response would be. >> in other shock came from susan collins. >> now is not the time to play politics simply because an election is looming in a few weeks. >> this is not over. democrats are vowing to fight on. they say a majority of senators in the polls indicate most americans want to repeal the law. wbal-tv 11 news from capitol hill. >> wyclef jean is having second thoughts for running of the president of haiti. >> these bleachers' give weight sending spectators tumbling on top of one another.
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an update on the victims. >> ivan like to apologize to the families of the kids who were not involved and the kids who were involved. >> this father is apologizing for his school bus tirade. when recover the nation, he explains
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two slices provide at least sixteen grams of whole grains and an excellent source of calcium. roman meal bread: great taste and nutrition since nineteen-twelve. >> can you imagine? 100 people hurt when the bleachers collapsed. -- the firement were not asked to inspect them for safety. government is investigating. wyclef jean is withdrawing his bid to run for president of haiti. jean had appealed the ruling that he did not have haitian residency. >> she admits she lied about being attacked with acid. she claimed just weeks ago that a stranger to acid on her face.
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new reports show that she went to a park and bathroom and applied drain cleaner to her own face. she told detectives she wanted to kill herself. in sympathy for her like a local businesses raised more than $25,000 for her. the parents say her money will be returned. >> i do not think anyone is really mad. it was more sad. why would someone really do that to themselves? >> prosecutors say she uses some of the money to buy her parent'' dinner, a train ticket, and go on a shopping spree. she now faces felony theft charges. >> a florida father who stormed onto a school bus to defend his disabled daughter after being bullied has apologized. james jones says he knows he was out of line for boarding the bus from using profane language, and
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had become so upset that she did not want to get on bus after being harassed about having some rouble calls it. -- cerebral palsy. >> my daughter was breaking my heart standing there crying. maxey bases two this -- misdemeanor charges. >> still ahead, gm is recalling another set of vehicles. >> more concern over online privacy. the latest on the debt tracking companies and why every click to make it could come back to haunt you. >> the hottest toys on the market are already making headlines. we will give you an inside look coming up in tonight's "consumer alert." >> ball gets underway officially tomorrow evening but it will still feel like summer. recoverable right now. 75 degrees in baltimore.
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relative humidity at 43% and
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>> good afternoon. here is what we are working on for 11 news at 6:00 p.m. by the victor in the last week's senate runoff is being accused of dirty politics. we check in on a ground-breaking baltimore city school. that is coming up in tonight's "education alert." "education alert." 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. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> your 11 insta-weather closed forecast with tom tasselmyer. >> if you were out and about this morning, you probably had to wear a cover-up or jacket. it was in the 40's in the most
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of the area. 47 officially at bwi marshall. at the inner harbor, you can see the impact there. the nearby water helps to keep the location much warmer. at 12 degrees warmer than the official reading at bwi marshall where it was 47 degrees. the record low is 10 degrees cooler than that. 27 degrees in 1962 and the record high was 96 degrees. it was an indication of how dry the air is. with lots of sunshine and dry air, there is a big temperature turnaround. still in the 70's around the beltway. pasadena is that 75. chester town is at a very nice 74 degrees. western maryland is starting to warm up. that number is way out of white, probably eight of the thermometer. warmer air is coming in from the
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west in the mntains are just as warm as we are. is a good sign we will heat up tomorrow. but mostly clear skies tonight, a lice -- a nice southerly breeze will keep it down. the wind will be the key tomorrow. and will bring in more humidity. the wins will be coming about the gulf coast region. it will feel like summer time even though tomorrow evening is the official start of fall. this front will also be inching in. you can see those bright clouds on the front. some of those thunderstorms may develop tomorrow afternoon. the friend then dissipates in the heat and humidity returns into thursday and friday. a couple of days of the feeling like summer trying to continue. 84-89 degrees tomorrow with a 30% chance of a thunderstorm. winds will be testing out of the south at about 20 knots in the afternoon on the day. there is a small craft advisory.
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a thunderstorm is likely on deer creek tomorrow. as 77 degrees on the day. temperatures in the may 80's. lower eastern shore, the best chance for dry weather will continue around ocean city. as you get toward southbury and closer in the coastal areas, you could pick up a thunderstorm. most of the area will stay dry. the national weather center is watching this area. this may become a tropical storm and could become matthew. right now, there is a tropical storm lease on the board. it is forecasted to become a minimal hurricane. it will probably drift toward the central part of the atlantic but is not forecasted to get any significant land fall. it feels like summer. 86 with a chance for a thunderstorm. almost 90 degrees on thursday and a low 90's on friday. cooler weather arriving in time for the weekend and then we are
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back into the 70's on sunday. >> this next story may seem kind of creepy. you may not realize that your personal information is being collected online from your age come and come, to how many kids you have. who is doing all the profiling? >> he would never know just by looking at: that he recently moved to the bay area from montana. you would not know it, but there is a company, one he has never heard of, that does. >> i am from great falls, montana. >> the same company also knows his hobby is fly-fishing and he has been thinking about buying some jewelry. >> have you bought jewelry? >> yes. >> they also note this guy two old -- two tables over likes
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motorcycles. >> in the market for video games? >> xbox games. >> this is just one company among many that are involved in looking at what you look at online. this allows you to see what is collected. it is auctioned off to internet advertisers looking to better target their ads. if you have to be looking and jewelry one day and an advertisement except a day later, it is likely not a coincidence. >> it is we do have my information out there about what i am looking at on the computer. how did they get it? according to a recent investigation, just by visiting the 50 most popular web sites, more than 3000 pieces of third- party tracking technology are
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down loaded onto a user's computer. some of it is simple. >> it is unusual to find something that does not have this kind of information. >> i think most people have no clue this is happening. when you show them evidence of the information being collected about them, that it is quite horrifying to realize that someone you have never heard of knows all of this stuff about you. >> the data collection industry is quick to point out this is tied to an identifying number and not to a name. >> another general motors recall tonight. they are recalling more than 0,000 cadillac cts and ctsv's
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that needed to have their glove boxes replaced. notices will go out in the mail next month. google is already predicting the must have to weigh for all children. this is proving to be most popular with google internet search. for younger kids, singing to ways like mattel sing and jig. google was among the earliest to -- the last year's craze. but that is your "consumer alert." >> we are so past that. >> did a state senate candidate use a name other than her own to win the primary election last week? >> that is a question the state board of election is asking. a live report coming up 6:00 p.m. >> and who does not love a show
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>> nbc has found a very successful formula with a series of workplace comedies, so why stop? >> another show is added to the collection with "outsourced." we have a preview. >> that is as clear as i can make it. >> workplace committees in small towns, big cities, now one -- >> wii outsourced to the entire
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call center to india. >> is on the other side of the planet. he plays the new guy overseeing the call center. >> to have that quintessential american optimism, you know? i will take the bull by the horns and run with it. >> it means navigating a cultural learning curve. >> i think it is a very fresh perspective on the indian culture and american culture. but it is about how similar they are. >> the show at the title does potentially carry negative vibes. nbc executives are confident. laughter will when now. >> call me crazy, but i think the first thing about a comedy is that it should be funny.
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"out sourced" is a laugh out loud funny. >> they hope viewers will expect that. >> he does not expect to connect with these people on a personal level, but i think he is surprised by the connections he makes >> ♪ don't you wish you girlfriend was hot like me? ♪ [laughter] >> it is based on a theatrical film from a few years ago. one of the executive producers directed a dozen episodes of "the office." >> the movie version is really funny. here's a look in your prime time lineup today on wbal-tv 11. "the biggest loser " kicks off tonight. "parenthood" is my fave.
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>> a witness tells jurors how he identified a suspect accused in an armed robbery and murder of a baltimore city councilman. i am very semmes with the story. >> i of lot -- i might at hopkins. discussing security at local colleges and universities. >> i am tim tooten. i follow up on the first public boarding school. the story straight ahead. >> alive, local, late breaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00 p.m. in hd. >> with a candidate by any other name catch as many votes? that is the question. the state board of elections is now investigating a complaint alleging a baltimore county state senate candidate illegally used a fake name to win last week's primary. she is running in the seventh district as a democrat. district as a democrat. david collins is looking


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