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>> are we in freight weekend cooldown? the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has the weather for us. >> you asked if we're in for a cooldown? we have to have a warmup first. >> is that to rule? >> it is the logical sequence of things. science 101. you saw the fog on the screen. queen anne county, 90-minute delay. pre-k has been canceled.
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look at the humidity. no wonder we have the fog. the air is saturated. the barometer is high. of wind.t east puff -- we have an east puff of wind. >> the fog is affecting the traffic. we have a cow in the road. this is in carroll county. something to watch out for their. -- there. there is to report of an accident there as well. otherwise, we're looking pretty good of the major roadways. nine minutes between the beltway to the for mechanic toll plaza. 895 looking at seven minutes there. this is a live look outside old court road. it's foggy out there so user low
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bream's. traffic moving by at the key bridge. we do have some fog warnings on the. bridges. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back over to you. >> thank you. howard county family takes on the school system clement they did not do enough to protect their child from being bullied. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> this family is suing for three counts of -- they are seeking anywhere from $1 million to $10 million in damages. they claim a student back in patapsco middle school was bullied. he was stabbed and struck with pencils and drumsticks and was pushed into lockers. the bullying in schools is becoming a growing problem around the country. baltimore county held their
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annual saved school council and touched on the issue and how it affects schools and policies. >> we have a positive behavior planning approach to problems such as bullying. what the problems from a three tiered response and a problem- solving approach. >> spokesperson said the just received a copy of the lawsuit and so they are not commenting pending legislation. now back to you. >> thank you. a settlement has been reached in a civil suit stemming from a deadly crash on the chesapeake bay bridge back in 2008. john short was killed when is a tractor-trailer went into the bay after swerving to avoid a car. police say baldwin head out all in her system but not enough to file criminal charges against him. he will receive the maximum payout through her insurance.
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>> a search for a suspect in woodlawn has ended in an arrest. lamont garrison is charged with the attack. the first took place back in june. >> the detectives interviewed him but did not have enough to charge him with these. dna swabs taken an were compared to dna evidence in both of these cases. they were confirmed by our biology unit that he was in fact the one who committed those crimes. >> piercings is being held without bond. detectives are looking into other crimes that may have involved garrison. police have nabbed the man nicknamed the preppy burglar. jeremy hall was arrested after somebody recognized him from surveillance footage and call the police tip line. >> it was the police that was put on trial but the defense
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counsel yesterday in the murder child for three men accused of murdering ken harris. detective donald diehl wrapped up his testimony. he explained how we ruled out suspects, leading to the charges of mcganey, gary collins, and jerome williams with the robbery and murder of harris. >> the clock is ticking. the bush tax cuts expire december 31. kate amara joins us live with more on that. no surprise there. >> there was a chance they could have acted on it, but senate democrats decided to say they will not pick up the talf until the lame-duck session. no vote on tax cuts until after the midterm. democratic leader blamed the delay on uncooperative republicans. the issue is on the minds of
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voters. >> make the tax cut permanent. >> the gop wants tax cuts extended across the board. it is a key component of the pledge to america. >> massive uncertainty for job creators. the american people are suffering. >> democrats say the agenda is a step in the wrong direction. >> their plan would take us back to the bush years. >> relief is on the way for some. a jobs bill designed to cut taxes and create jobs. >> 500,000 jobs without adding to the deficit. >> it is a $42 billion bill. the president is expected to sign it into law on monday. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> what happens if lawmakers
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don't act on the tax cuts by december 31? >> if they did not send a bill to the president, the tax rate increase for everybody next year. taxes will also called on eatates, ains, on the sta and on dividends. >> she is a pop singer, but in an appearance on "sesame street " was deemed too hot for children's tv. ♪ katy perry is known for skimpy outfits as for her music. she taped an appearance in a low cut top and short skirt as she sang and danced with al elmo. producers have pulled the episode st. is not a program for
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children. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of katy perry's controversial appearance on "sesame street?" or the "sesame street" episode that will never air? e-mail your response to >> i guess it is on youtube. 71 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> despite the recession, it has been a good year for the nation's wealthiest people. how does it feel, mindy? >> i would not know. >> we will recap who is at the top of the list when we come back. >> one of the youngest to crack that list is making a splash with a generous donation to a troubled school system. >> we have some fog out there this morning. no clouds and no rain. our forecast is coming up. >> things are picking up on the
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roadways o out there. several more incidents to report.
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>> there is a picture of the fog out there this morning. 70 degrees downtown. queen anne county is running on a 90-minute delayed because of flawed there. no previous case this morning because of the fog. the fog will burn off with the sunshine this morning. there is plenty of moisture. it is all humidity. it is not rain. rain is well to the north of us. this line of showers over lake michigan is with a cold front
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that will come in tomorrow morning about this time or so. by then it will be pretty much rain-free. temperatures, 72 downtown. white marsh, 69. columbia, 67 degrees. chestertown, 68. 69 in rock hall. this is the satellite picture. a warm front is moving in. it will turn hot and this afternoon. the cool front will move in tomorrow morning. this warm air will provide mostly sunny skies that hot and humid conditions, especially for this time of year. it is officially a fall. a southwest wind about 10 to 15 miles per hour. we have matthew. matthew is down in the caribbean moving towards central america. it looks like kathy will spend some time down there.
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it also looks like matthew or some other storm developing in the caribbean make it close to us or across florida or somewhere around the eastern seaboard by next weekend. here is the forecast. lisa is way out in the atlantic ocean. sunday, monday, but into tuesday, matthew would change from a tropical storm to just a depression over the yucatan peninsula. there is a lot of rain down there. we will hear stories about flooding. matthew or some other storm by next weekend may provide some rent for us. our forecast does not go out that far. it only goes out seven days. 92 today and humid. 84 tomorrow. we will not the temperatures down 10 degrees and take the humidity down. tomorrow looks like a nice day. sunday looks ok but we pick up
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some clouds. we have a higher chance of rain on monday and tuesday and wednesday. we have a slow warming trend. low 80's by wednesday and thursday. >> overall, we are not looking too bad on those roads. there is an accident in baltimore. an accident in towson. in carroll county, there is an accident on francis scott key highway. there is a report of a cow in the road, so watch out for that. otherwise we are looking ok. this is the northwest corner of the beltway at old court road. there is that fog out there that john was talking about. this is the beltway at the key bridge. there are some fog warnings on the bridges around the area as well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> for the first time in five
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years, a woman has been put to death by the u.s. at justice system. teresa lewis died by lethal injection in virginia. she was on death row for arranging the murders of her husband and a stepson to collect and insurance payout. she was the first woman executed in virginia in nearly a century. four people are dead after a shooting inside a home in seattle, washington. investigators heard gunshots inside the home when they arrived on the scene. the woman suspected of being the shooter was found dead. what is not clear it is why the shots were fired to begin with. schools in new jersey may have lost out on the race to the top, but the have an important friend on facebook. $100 million will be pledged to
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the newark school system. calling for aid and overhauling the school system. the donation will be announced later today on "the oprah winfrey show," which you can see here today at 4:00 p.m. >> if you're like many, your morning routine might cost you more. starbucks is claiming to raise their prices. they have been observing the price of rising coffee prices. now they said they have to pass on those increases to their customers. no word on what these are or how much the jolt at the cash register will be. automakers like bmw, mercedes, and alexis have increased this year, especially in the u.s. and china.
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-- lexus. the car buyers seem to of waited until the worst of the recession was over to buy what they wanted. if you are interested in getting in the tablet computer, you may soon be getting more bang for your block. -- buck. jane king has more. >> hewlett-packard is shaking up the tablet market. they're giving their tablet package for free pre comes with their e-station which serves as a printer, scanner. it looks like a bargain compared to others. the battery has to be recharged every four hours. the apple ipad has a 10-hour battery life. blockbuster is falling for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and trying to reorganize to
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better compete with netflix and breadbox. -- red box. they are looking to reduced leasing costs. blockbuster may close up to 1300 location. stocks continued to fall yesterday. there was an increase in weekly jobless claims. bloomberg maryland index is now on a three-day winning streak. choice is flexing some muscle. comfort, quality, and become a lodge and choice opened 31 new properties in 20 states and three countries during august. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> i would imagine being the countries richest citizen will be getting kind of old fort bill
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gates. for the 17th year, he is on the top of the 400 richest people's list. he has given away a considerable portion of his own fortune. he is worth $4 billion. -- he now stands at $54 billion. warren buffett comes in second. larry ellison has $27 billion. eddie fisher has passed away. he sang "count your blessings." he divorced debbie reynolds so he could mary elizabeth taylor. he is survived by four children. he died of complications from hip surgery. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. >> the orioles have been out of the pennant race for a long
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have picked up an accident on route 40 at rogers avenue. police are just getting on the scene. there is the report of an accident in towson and another in baltimore. in carroll county, there is a cow in the road, so watch out for that. there is to report francis scott key highway. this is the northwest corner of the beltway at old court road.
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you can see the fog out there. traffic is moving ok. this is the key bridge on the east side. there are some fog warnings on the bridges in the area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now over to john. >> thought is an issue. -- fog is in issue. queen anne county and kent county schools are delayed 90 minutes because of the fog. temperatures are route 7 with fog this morning. it will be hot and of the schubert side -- temperatures are in the 70's. we will have more on the forecast coming up in just a minute. >> good morning, everybody. the countdown continues to
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sunday's home opener for the ravens. they play the cleveland browns. nothing in the nfl cannot turn a game around quicker than turnovers. joe flacco and the offense leads the league in turnovers. 3 against the jets. four interceptions against the bengals, including this one from pac-man jones. it has to change. >> you turn the ball over seven times, that is seven opportunities that are gone. you can not score. it is my job to put this in a position where we're not turning it over. we cannot turn the football over, especially when you look out there and see help our defense is playing. our guys know that. they know this. >> the ravens have agreed on a contract with top draft pick sergio kindle.
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he is expected to sign it today. the orioles open a series in toronto. the rays finish up against the yankees. price gets the best of cc sabathia. upton with the shot. curtis granderson cannot get it. temple winds and they win the season series against the yankees. they are half a game back. it is a big deal when the yankees lose. >> thank you. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. much more to come in the next half-hour of 11 news today. >> the issue of school bullying it takes center stage in howard county as the lawsuit is filed. >>details are next.
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>> we have several accidents on the road. it is turning out to be a busy friday canoed. >> temperatures and humidity are on the rise. be prepared. be prepared.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. john collins has a quick look at the forecast on this friday. >> a touch of fog out there this morning.
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90-minute delay at queen anne's and kent counties. no pre-k for queen anne's. watch the fog this morning. there could be some dense patches out there. it will burn out and then it will get hot and humid. >> thank you. a howard county family has filed a lawsuit against the school board pick what they say the otect theired to presvent child from police. >> the howard county school board is not talking about the lawsuit. the family is suing for two counts of gross negligence. there are serious allegations, according to the suit which was filed tuesday. a sixth grade student at
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patapsco middle school was bullied by a group of students beginning in 2007. he suffered violence, including being stabbed by pencils and drumsticks, being pushed into lockers and other such acts. the issue of bullying has gone a lot of attention in schools around the country. baltimore cabbages help their annual safe school conference and touched on the issue of how it affects their school and policies. >> we have a positive planning approach to problems such as bullying. we look from a problem solving approach. >> the point is to take care of the problem before it escalates. >> the student would be more impacted enemy developed an actual diagnosable disorders such as an exciting disorder or dramatic stress disorder. >> the faculty did not step in
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to stop the bleeding and that the boy suffered dramatic posed stress disorder and needed to be placed inside a different school. a spokesperson said they just received a copy and they cannot comment on the litigation. >> police have a suspect in custody in connection with a double shooting earlier this week. brooks is now accused of shooting a man and woman in front of a cemetery monday night. the male victim is in critical condition after being shot several times in the chest. the woman was shot twice in the leg. police are trying to get to the bottom of a murder that took place in the middle of a day. this was on north broadway. the victim was taken to the hospital but did not survive. anyone with information on this case is asked to call police.
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>> funeral arrangements are now set for the tenant brendan looney, was killed on tuesday. funeral services will be held next thursday at the st. john the baptist catholic church in silver spring >> some residents may noticed a problem with their water supply. crews will prepare a named beginning saturday night. people living near patapsco state park could experience -- the repairs could take about 12 hours. water service should be returned by sunday afternoon. >> some members of congress want a crack down on a gold sellers. chris clackum explains. >> those gold selling tv ads and
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the companies behind them are under attack in congress. >> the television gold industry is an industry and led by one particular company that's has built up an industry on fear, lies, and ripoffs. >> some in congress want gold sellers regulated so that what happened to this new jersey doctor won't happen again. he did not know the market the day he bought $143,000 in gold coins last december until six months later. >> might have value, it took about $60,000 in profit and left me holding the bag, at $83,000. >> gold sellers often clocked gold coins over bouillon. there are markups of 30% or 4% or more.
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-- 30% or 40%. >> this would create an insurmountable burden and likely would mislead consumers. >> critics say sellers selling gold are essentially offering investment advice, which is illegal except for licensed investment advisors. chris clackum, nbc news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. it is picking up on the roads out there. re is an accident in towson. we have another accident reported in baltimore at fleet street and at route 40 and rogers avenue. francis scott key highway, there is the report of an accident. there is a cow in the row on
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routes 97, so i might be wandering around their. this is the northwest corner at old court road. it is a foggy out there. use the low beams and some extra caution. things are moving fine north and southbound there. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now john has a check on the forecast. >> behind me you cannot watch that. i have some updates on school delays. caroline county schools, a two- hour delay. dunstan day school opening at 10:00 a.m. this morning -- dungunston days " opening at 10:00 a.m. this morning. no morning pretty hk act queen anne's. the record is an 95. it is on the humid side with plenty of sunshine. i will have more on the forecast
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details coming up. >> thank you. 70 degrees on tv hill. they say a man's home is his castle. we'll show you a way to make that old adage a really. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of katy perry's controversial appearance on "sesame street"? e-mail your response to
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>> if you think that mentions are not big enough, we have a deal for you. you can have your own castle. cannot rent a room in your own
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palace. -- you can rent a room in your own palace. about 40 people live on the grounds. the nicer rooms rent for more than $4,000 a month. maybe those tenants used a special atm for their withdrawal. this atm spits out gold bars to its customers. the machine was unveiled in a luxury hotel in spain. it is used bars of gold as well as gold coins. the cheapest: it is a little over $50. the 10-gram bart will cost you more than that. >> a british woman proves you were never too old to try something new. she wanted to make her 90th birthday special. she received some instructions
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and strapped on her gear. she went up in the year. she was strapped to it expert jumper and they came back to earth safe and sound. i loved those stories. >> i'm dying to try that. >> may be for your 90th birthday next year. >> oh, my goodness. one for mindy. we have about 18 minutes to go. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we will take a live view at the morning headlines. >> the california in the road in carroll county is gone. -- the cow in the road in carroll county is gone. >> we will wind up hot end of the cuban side this afternoon. also we have some fog out there. -- we will be hot and on the humid side this afternoon.
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there is blue sky in the top third of the screen. the lower part of the screen is the fog deck. is from the tower. the top of the fog deck is about 800 feet or so. kind of an interesting picture. anyway, we'll check this later on and give you the forecast
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>> welcome back. in the headlines, a $100,000 settlement has been reached in a civil suit. john short was killed when his tractor trailer went into the bay after swerving to avoid a car. police say baldwin head out
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pulte if your system. police in howard county say they have nabs the man dubbed the preppy burglar. jeremy hall was arrested in his home yesterday into somebody recognized him through this surveillance footage we broadcast a couple of days ago. he is clearly being held at howard county central booking. she is the center of "hot and cold," but an appearance on "sesame street" has been deemed too hot for kids' tv. the producers deemed her apparel too risque, so rare appearance on the show has been pulled. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think of katy perry's controversial appearance on "sesame street"?
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>> >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. those incidents in carroll county are all clear. we do have an accident at bel air road and the report of an accident in towson. moving to baltimore, fleet street, there is an accident
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there, and also at route 40 and rogers avenue. this is the topside of the beltway and harford road. outer loop traffic, you can see some brake lights. switching over to the southwest side at 295, things of moving just fine. use the low beams and some extra caution because of the fog. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> there is some fog out there as we have been mentioning. all of the rain is off tour north and out to our west. this rain around great lakes in jakarta, that is part of a cold front. we could use some rain. we need to get rid of the summertime. temperatures so far this summer. we have broken the record in september. five days of 90 or better in september.
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we have 58 days of 90 or hotter. the old record was 54. to date will be number 59. not even an inch of rainfall. that leaves us over two inches short for the month and the year. we could use some rain. it is not in the immediate forecast. annapolis, 71. on the boardwalk, 70. 69, edgewood. 67 in westminster. in the 60's in far western maryland. we see more of the red and a little bit on the humid side. here is the warm front move again. but tonight, early on saturday, this cool front will be coming in. behind it, cool temperatures, less humidity. the degrees will be stepping down as we go through the weekend.
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90 to 95 this weekend. humidity levels will be up, but not as high as in july. southwest winds of about 5 to 15 miles per hour. the sun said its earlier and .arlier each evening pyrrhi a cool front approaching from the west. it indicates some cloudiness. there might be a sprinkle. it doesn't look like much. it is not very impressive. the front goes through essentially dry. we will see more moisture to the south on sunday. there will be a disturbance down there. during the day on sunday, we will probably pick up some clouds and maybe some rain showers. that will start to get close to us by sunday night. 92 today and humid.
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84 tomorrow and less humid. still plenty of sunshine. increasing clouds on the sunday. by dark, we could pick up a shower sunday night. near 80 on wednesday. rain chances will be higher on monday, tuesday, and wednesday. the week tryout by the end of the week. >> thank you. a lawsuit filed against the howard county school system. jennifer franciotti joins us live in our studio with more on that. >> it has to do with an alleged bullying. the family is suing for three counts of deprivation of constitutional rights. they are seeking anywhere from $1 million to $10 million. the building began in 2007. he suffered violence -- the bullying began in 2007. he suffered being pushed into his locker. a spokesperson said they just
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received a copy of the lawsuit and the not commenting on pending litigation. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> waiting for superman follow. monday show fired up a lot of people. the facebook c.e.o. is ready to make a groundbreaking and often. find out what you can do today at 4:00 p.m. on "oprah." here's matt lauer with a look at what's coming up next on the "today" show. >> a powerful storm system in wisconsin and minnesota. the freed american hiker will open up about her ordeal in an iranian prison. we brought you her incredible story on thursday. the pregnant woman whose body was cut in half in a risky surgery. on monday, i will be live at the white house for an exclusive
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>> school delays. >> caroline county schools, two hours late. queen anne's and kent counties, 90 minute delay because of the fog. the forecast is a hot one today.
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>> flock is causing some problems on the roads. there is an accident on bel air road -- fog is causing some problems on the roads. there is an accident in baltimore on fleet street. this is the topside of the beltway at harford road. traffic is backing down from providence down to harford. you'll see some delays that are probably fog-related. food for everyone at the greek festival. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at, and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter.
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