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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> just one week ago, the future of dr. joe harrison was undecided. but now the decision has been made in the future of baltimore county schools is unclear. superintendent's jo dr. joe harn
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will not be on the job. >> i do not intend to seek another term. >> he kept his announcement short and to the point. he will be leaving the job when his contract ends next june. >> it was my decision. 12 years is unprecedented for a school system of this size. >> he made board president aware his decision on monday. he would not confirm public reports that the board had already decided not to extend his contract several weeks ago. he announced that the search for his replacement will begin
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immediately. >> i have established a committee to begin an institute -- to begin to institute. -- to institute a search -- i have established a committee to begin to institute a search party. >> i feel very fortunate. i had an opportunity to experience a great kids, a tremendous staff, good support, and it is a good time to move on. >> after remaining silent the first day of the trout, the nigerian man known as the underwear bomber decided to plead -- first day of the trial, the nigerian man known as the indoor bomber decided to plead guilty. he now faces life in prison. the bomb he carried on the airplane ever detonated. but he was badly burned. we will bring you more on this
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story tonight. state police are asked for your help in identifying three people who jorob a store. lerk at gunpoint. there have been unable to track down the suspects. if you have any information, your asked -- you are asked to call crime stoppers. a man tried to break into crazy raise this morning to steal gas. somehow, the getaway car got stuck. police rebel to catch will suspect later. they woman accused of a police attacked in walmart.
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she is being held of $350,000 bond for allegedly poured bleach and pine sol on her former boyfriend. but her father says that jefferson is the real victim in the case, driven to the attack by a long history of harassment. >> he messed with three long time ago. why blame hiher? >> she said that she grabbed the chemicals to defend herself while he attacked her. >> we have had a break in the rain this morning. but it will be moving back in in the next few hours. if you are stepping out, take an umbrella with you. on the left-hand side of your screen, we see rain in the mountains. this is all moving up toward baltimore. the chance of rain will be going up if you're headed to the middle of the afternoon. rainshowers are likely. it will be breezy and cool.
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it could gust up to 25 m.p.h. we will check the forecast for the upcoming weekend in a few minutes. >> city police are also investigating a double shooting. it happened around 11:00 p.m. on tuesday. it happened in southeast baltimore. one victim was shot in the hand and the other in the mouth. both are expected to be ok. city police are looking for a gunman who shot another person in the back early this morning. he was found around 1:15 a.m. he was able to walk into a hospital for treatment. no word on a possible motive. prosecution plans to call maryland transportation secretary to testify. we will have the truck tonight at 6:00 p.m. a warning for americans around the world about a possible terrorist plot after word of an alleged iranian plot to
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assassinate saudi arabia's ambassador to the u.s. >> federal agents have been investigating the platform once. now the justice department is accusing two iranian agents of plotting to kill the seven arabian ambassador here in washington, d.c. >> it reads like the pages of a holy blood script. the impact would have been very real -- of a hollywood script. the impact would have been very real. >> federal authorities outlined their case in a 21-page complaint. a u.s. citizen and a member of the iranian military are charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism. attorney general eric holder says that a special forces unit of the iranian revolutionary guard is behind the scheme. >> this was conceived, sponsored, and directed from iran. it constitutes a flagrant
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violation of u.s. and international law. >> they paid a federal informant who was posing as a member of the mexican drug cartel to carry out the assassination. they planned to bomb the saudi arabian embassy in washington could >> these individuals had no regard for their intended victim, no regard for innocent citizens that might have been hurt or killed in this attempted assassination. >> the plot was meant to be the first of a series of attacks. but they would not go into detail about the other plans. >> big changes coming to an enanear and surprising statistics that americans may be working harder than ever before. and then debate no. 7 -- who
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at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at >> republican hopefuls got out for the seventh time. they debated in new hampshire. >> obviously, it is difficult to
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imagine. >> front runner mitt romney defended his economic plan and the massachusetts health care. >> raising taxes is one of the big problems, something we didn't do in massachusetts. >> he picked himself as the best alternative to president obama. >> he is a present that is well meaning but is over his head when it comes to the economy. >> herman cain is no. 2. he took fire from half a table on his 999 tax plan. >> my top card is 999. [laughter] [applause] -- my top priority is 999. [applause] [laughter] jobs, jobs, jobs. >> it will pass. it is not the price of pizza. it is well developed. the federalhey blamed
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reserve. >> one of the things i have laid out today is a pretty bold plan to put 1.2 million americans working in the energy industry. >> but the clear focus and a target was mitt romney. the next debate is on tuesday in las vegas. >> a very happy celebrity is sending her crew to turn city. who is coming and where can you find her? >> so happy to c.s. -- so happy to see us, i thought we were being invited to dinner or something. >> calling police from the middle of their halloween adding. >> it is a big weekend in baltimore. we can show you what to expect weather wise. it is 63 degrees at the airport.
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stay tuned.
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>> you may want to break out your dancing shoes. ellen degeneres is going to the delmarva and her producers. she is expected to do something mater of one ofmahle her producers. she is expected to do something special. she chose baltimore because it is one of her bigger markets. a good halloween scare when they became lost in a giant corn maze. the couple had to call an emergency crew, complete with k- 9 units, to find them. >> i just called. we are stuck at corn farms. i am really scared.
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we have a three-week-old baby with as . >> a couple with two small children called 911 after getting lost in a cahners form a corn field meaze. >> they went up there. they were actually going to the people. >> i do not hear anything yet. >> ok. go ahead and scream out. say hello, k9. >> hello, k9! >> about a minute or a minute and a half to find them. we walked them back out again. >> you can see how easy it is to get lost in the maze. there are miles and miles of trails with lots of crazy twists and turns. we're told that once you come in, it takes the average person 45 minutes to one hour to find their way out. >> they were so happy to see us. they were very, very nice, very
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appreciative. >> it is easy to follow the 7 acres of trails, but not from the ground. >> who else really to call to come and rescue year? >> other families wandering through the maze said they, too, can understand how you can get lost. but if it was too easy, it would not be much fun. >> it is kind of crazy that someone would get lost. it is a maze. you're supposed to get lost and have fun and make your way out again. >> new studies show a common spice made prevent colon cancer. ginger root was tested on: formation, which is usually an indication of colon cancer. they had a significant reduction on colon inflammation. exposure to pollutants can have
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a lot of negative effects. but it could increase a person's risk of developing heart problems. swedish researchers looked at 1000 adults and found those with the highest level of toxins in their blood also had the most part in their heart arteries. scientists say that people remain exposed to these pollutants when they eat meat. >> we had a nice break from the rain this morning. but that is about to change. the showers are beginning to build up to the west and south. we get pretty heavy rain through hagerstown. this is a baltimore over here. nothing going on in the city or around the city of the present time occurred but this is all drifting out to the north and northeast. so the chance will be going up. the next drink could be within the next hour to an hour-and-a- half. -- the next shower could be within the next hour to an hour- and-a-half. precipitation coming up through
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the central part of virginia. if you time it out, it will take several hours to get through. but sometime this evening, that rain will begin to taper off and we will get some breaks in the overcast overnight tonight. in the short term, things of the kind of chili. i thought we would get some breaks in that overcast this morning. that helped to create some thunder shower activity. but the cloud effect is pretty solid as you can see. that combined with the east will make it very difficult for the temperatures to move this afternoon. -- with the east wind will make it very difficult for the temperatures to move this afternoon. east wind at 17 m.p.h. and gusting to 28 m.p.h. so watch out for that. some of the other temperatures around the area -- 65 to chester town, mid-60's on the eastern shore, and then it cools off into the mid-50's to the low-
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60's. take an umbrella with you and probably a light jacket. rain showers are likely. it will be breezy and cool. that is their forecasts. a breezy winds up to 25 miles per hour. the high temperature will be 64 to 69 degrees. i do not recommend it, but if you take a boat out today, be very careful. wave heights will be around 3 feet. small craft a advisory is in effect. a water temperatures are in the 60's. rightxt high tide will bee before 8:00 p.m. this evening sochaux hours a day and it will taper off later this -- so showers today and it will taper off later this evening. it will cool off over the weekend. it will be a windy day on saturday for the running festival. but i think it will be dry. if you're going to the ravens game on sunday, it will be good
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with sunshine and 58 degrees. >> you are always here in the office. if you feel like you have been spending more time in the office clearly, you are probably record and new study found that more than surrendered companies in north america and canada have about two-thirds of their employees working longer hours. that is compared to the hours that all employees work before the recession hit. about half of those companies expect the trend of longer hours to last for another three years or more. apple lovers are gearing up for what could be a record-setting launch of the newest iphone. but while they wait, the company is releasing the new operating system, which could prove more exciting and beneficial for consumers. >> even if you are not rushing out to buy the new iphone 4s on friday, the devices you already
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own could be getting an upgrade. that is because apple is releasing its newios 5 operate -- its new ios 5 operating system. >> i think there will be things that iphone users have been clamoring for. >> there is a new feature in which apple is playing a bit of ketchup. the wireless sink of music and photos with your apples gadget. >> that is the way android works. they looked at apple people like, oh, really? you have to plug things into that? that is so passe. >> it allows for content back up and software update. also, ios 5 will allow users to share text, pictures, and video with other rubble devices for free. >> you will be -- with other couple devices for free. >> you will be able to edit ride
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on your device. -- with other apple devices for free. you will be able to edit right on your device. for the most part, i think it is a pretty exciting update. i'm an ios user and i am pretty pumped about it. >> up next, your maryland lottery midday pick-3 and pick- four numbers. let's look at how wall street is performing at this hour.
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>> now it is time for your maryland lottery midday pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> let's have your pick 3 numbers. for starters, we have three. in the middle, it is a two. your final number for your pick 3 game is an 8. pick 3 will be 3, 2, and eight. do you want ravens season tickets for 2012? enter your extra yards for the drawing on october 13.
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burnie north is ready to go. -- britney north is ready to go. for your pick 4, we have a 9, followed by a 2. the last number for your pick 4 game it is a 4. your final number is an aide. your pick 4 numbers are 9, 2, 4, and eight. >> how was the forecast? >> the rain will come back this afternoon, but it will get better over the weekend. showers will be let the this afternoon. it will be breezy and kind of chilly. we will make it back into the 70's on thursday and friday. windy conditions for runners --
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is that good? >> only if it is a tail wind. thank you for joining as . >> be sure to join us tonight.
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