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for the next couple of days, not much to talk about. >> that is ok. >> beautiful morning. the humidity is not at an extreme level and the rain is to the south of us. is see some in pennsylvania and new jersey. the real showers are in extreme southern maryland and the lower eastern shore. than we didre sun yesterday. we're starting the morning off in great shape. no rain. we will check the traffic with sarah. >> we're glad to report that. in the city we have some fire department activity near orleans. maybe some lane closures with fire equipment in the way. speeds around 67 on the north
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side over towards the harrisburg expressway. around 62 as you travel on the west side towards 70. no delays on 70 in towards the beltway. five minutes on southbound 95 down towards the fort mchenry. eight minutes on southbound 95 towards the harbor tunnel. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 50. checking out fine to and from the annapolis region. traffic on the north side. out of traffic is moving without delay towards the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> some eye opening insights.
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calls for water conservation. >> kim dacey joins us live. there are any breaks in the mains. >> it is potential breaks in the main. the department of public works will start making some adjustments to protect the water supply. the potential break in the line was discovered in southwest baltimore. using high-tech equipment, the dpw has replaced three sections of the main. citizens are being asked to conserve water. >> please refrain from outside watering, car washing, power washing the pool topping until after sunset or during the early morning hours. please do not wash clothes or dishes or do not essentials indoor cleaning using water
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until late in the evening or early morning. it used clothing washings and dishwashers only with full loads. we're asking that you remember the short showers and use less water than filling the tub for bathing. >> there is a chance there could be a temporary interruption of water service. conserving water will help that chance. >> john leopold will stand trial. a judge denied a request to dismiss the case. he is accused of using police to gather information about his political opponents. a jury trial will begin on september 4. >> a report of a sexual assault
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in north baltimore. the victim said she was walking around 2:00 a.m. on july 1 when she was approached at gunpoint by a man who tried to sexually assault her. police have not released any additional details. no troffer the defendants in the attack of a tourist that went viral online. aaron parsons pleaded guilty to robbery charges. he will serve a year in prison. deangelo carter and shayona davis pleaded guilty to assault charges. shatia baldwin will be sentenced in december. >> a man was found shot to death in parkton. this happened on darlington drive. he had been shot multiple times. there is no word on a suspect or
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a motive in the case. >> talk of tax cuts takes top boating as president obama heads to iowa. gop leaders want to see those tax breaks extended to everyone. hallie jackson joins us live with more. we're facing a hard deadline here. >> if both sides do not come to an agreement, everybody's taxes will go up. >> thank you. >> president obama strolled to the east room of the white house. >> it will be good for you, it will be good for the economy. >> the press secretary says the push for tax relief is not intended to distract from the
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weak jobs report. but mitt romney is not letting that go quickly. >> and now to add a higher tax on job creators and on small business is about the worst thing i can imagine to do if you want to create jobs because the gop wants to see the tax cuts extended to everyone. the president is pushing for middle-class tax relief now. >> if congress does not do this, millions of american families including these people behind me could see their taxes go up by $2,200. >> economists worry if there's no agreement, a tax increase could be a blow to the economy. now the fight is on. at least until after the election. >> he will cave and these taxes -- will not see the tax increases he hopes for. >> we will hear more about that
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as the president has out to campaign in iowa. mitt romney is holding a town hall. >> are the democrats united behind president's plan? >> originally some top democrats had wanted the threshold to be $1 million instead of the $250 million. everybody has been coalescing behind the president's plan. >> 70 degrees on tv hill. the possibility of massive internet outages. the impact of the virus. >> going from house to house in a california neighborhood looking for one that was just right. >> this is the beltway at bel air road.
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>> good morning. 5:10. it is nice outside. low humidity and pretty comfortable. 79 downtown. you concede 79 downtown. 68 at the airport. -- you can see 79 downtown. readings or outthe west. mid to upper 80's are expected for the high downtown. the key is the humidity is not as extreme as it has been.
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we'll talk more about the forecast details coming up in just a few minutes. >> temperatures may finally be falling in many areas around the country but the impact of the heat wave continues. 94 deaths across the country because of the heat wave. nearly one-third of the country's corn crop is in poor or very poor condition. corn is used in everything from cereal to sweeteners and even in gasoline. the so-called doomsday virus is a bust. no increase in the calls to internet providers and the virus did not take hold. a safety net was removed. >> a california neighborhood was on edge after some bears
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move again. this was the second sighting in the last 24 hours. the bear was just as scared as the neighbors. it ran back into some nearby woods. he is out of there. >> 5:12. 70 degrees on tv hill. some popular suv's are being recalled back to the dealership. >> 7-eleven wants to give you a present on their birthday. >> some closures in the city because of fire department activity. we will check o
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have some closures in the city. there's a fire department activity. take north lakewood as your alternate. 61 traveling down towards 70. 57 as you make your way south on 83 to the beltway. 795 and checking out ok. everything running smoothly all the way down towards the fort mchenry tunnel. 895 in great shape towards the harbor tunnel. this is greenspring. the northwest corner of the
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beltway is very light this morning. 83 at northern parkway, southbound traffic is problem free all the way down into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. moving along nicely this morning. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail is on schedule and so was metro subway. we have if you bust diversions. i am kurt kronke. -- we have a few bus diversions. >> we have some high, thin clouds. you can see the moon and the stars. 86 was the high at the airport yesterday. temperatures are still at or above normal. morning lows yesterday were 71 and 75.
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yesterday about a third of an inch at the airport and downtown. some pretty good shower activity elsewhere. all that rain activity is south of us. just noise on the radar. it looks like the trend today, most of the rain activity will be south of us. not very likely we will see rain. pretty much clear sailing all day long. annapolis, 77. edgewood, 73. 70 in westminster. 59 in frostburg. the dew points -- that is one of the keys. dew points in the 60's. oakland, the dew point is 46.
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the highest dew points are down to the south and into virginia. they are still a little bit on the sticky side. there is a front that will be stalled all day long. some rain south of us that it will not be an issue for baltimore. high pressure is moving in. trying to make the atmosphere pretty good for us. a mixture of sun and clouds. 82 to 87 for the high temperature. >> if you're still driving around in an older rodeo, you may want to drive it into the shop. 11,000 suv's are being
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recalled. salt corrosion can cause parts of the rear suspension to rest and break away from the frame. the dealers will treat the suspension. after a long flight, people cannot get out of their seat fast enough. would you pay to be the first one out? according to a survey, 16% said they would be willing to pay to be at the front of the line to get out there flight when the plane lands. three % said they would pay as much as $20. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you be willing to pay to get off your flight before anyone else, and if so, how much would you pay? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to 7-eleven is getting ready for a
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big celebration. they are turning 85 years old. we take a look back at their history and how they are planning to celebrate. >> 7-eleven has always called dallas home. they have evolved into the world's largest convenience store chain with stores in 60 countries. >> every time you come and we want you to feel there's something new and better for you. the name originally reflected the hours they were open. then the store chain started operating 24 hours. you cannot forget the slurpee. the chain is giving away free slurpees. >> bill has to do with what you make at the machine -- it all
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has to do with what you make at the machine. >> you can fill up with your favorite slurpee flavor. >> employees are getting ready for the crowd. >> we have our new flavors of the month and everybody can come tried whenever they want to try. >> not the big gold sulp size. jane king with our bloomberg business report. good morning. >> good morning. lockheed martin is among companies saying state laws may require them to send notifications of potential job cuts. the employment law attorneys
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said giving mass dismissal warnings looks more like a lobbying tactic. under the act, most employers with 100 or more workers are required to give 60 days' notice. lochte would be using more of a scare tactic. futures on the defensive again today. we did end lower yesterday. more worries about europe. under armour continues to innovate. they have developed a schurick which can monitor an athlete's heart rate. the company wants to change how people think about fitness. they are working on a shirt which could help one day air- conditioned your body. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> there is lots and lots of paperwork to read through as you buy a home. is an effort to cut down on what they have to go through. >> and make it easier to understand. you have to have a law degree to read some of the mortgage paperwork. that is going to change. i'll talk more about that. sweet revenge. angry pigs may be the next big thing. >> don't forget your free slurpee today. >> or tomorrow. >> one of those days. see you next hour. >> we better get that straight. 70 degrees on tv hill. tomkat did not have nine lives
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after all. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you be willing to pay extra to get off your flight before anyone else? how much would you be willing to pay? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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catching fire." tomorrow is the day for the free slurpee. wednesday. >> 5:28. how many died during the heat wave? >> water main repairs mean baltimore residents need to conserve water. i have details in a live report. >> b.g.e. does a little monday morning quarterbacking. what they said they could have done better. >> all the rain is to the south >> all the rain is to the south this mor
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody.
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welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is happy birthday. he is expecting a baby in a few days. >> he looks great for 60. >> we are doing fine. what a nice morning this morning. the moon and stars are out. a few more scattered clouds. the humidity is nice. 68 is the current reading at the airport. humidity, that number is normally high in the early morning hours. the dew point temperature is very comfortable. 29.96 is the barometer. 79 degrees downtown. without the rain in the formula, the traffic is probably doing
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just fine. >> the only problem is in the city. a shutdown near fayette because of fire department activity. north lakewood avenue is your alternate. moving well on the north side over towards the west side. a smooth start at 60 miles per hour down towards edmondson on the west side. 295 around 64 miles per hour down past 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. very light volume down at greenspring. enjoy this ride on the northwest corner of the beltway. no problems at northern parkway. a nice start into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> baltimore city is asking its residents to conserve water. crews will start making repairs
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to the water mains. >> kim dacey joins us live to give us more details. >> these repairs come after an extensive study in march using high-tech equipment that uncovered a new problem. using high-tech equipment like the pipe diver, inspectors found the potential break in southwest baltimore in march. >> due to pro-active work of the department of public works, we have gone ahead of a potential serious matter. >> most of the large water breaks were caused by prestressed pipes. the outer wire on these pipes have failed, causing them to break. today there will be making some adjustments. they will begin replacing 316- foot sections of the 54-inch main to prevent future breaks.
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citizens are asked to conserve water. >> please refrain from outside watering, car washing, power washing, and pool topping until after sunset or during the early morning hours. please do not wash clothes or dishes or do non-essential indoor cleaning using water until late in the evenings or early morning. use clothes washers and dishwashers only with full loads. we're asking that you remember that short showers use less water than filling the tub for bathing. >> the dpw says there's a chance there could be an interruption in our water service. conserving water will reduce the chance. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the recent oppressive heat wave has taken a toll on the state, claiming the lives of nearly two maryland thereders.
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made conditions dangerous. >> people living at home, their interior temperatures in the evening may not have gone down significantly. so they continue to be in the extreme heat even in the night time. there is fluid loss and that becomes a real problem for people. >> all but two of those who died were 65 and older with underlying medical conditions. >> b.g.e. officials are taking stock of their performance. the utility company says there is a lot to be learned from these last two weeks. >> we will be looking at the network and where are the danger
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trees, trees that are perhaps leaning in a bad position or limbs that may come down on airlines. >> prepare for more potentially severe weather during the summer. >> 70 degrees on tv hill. how much exercise the you need to add years to life? >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you be willing to pay to get off your flight before anyone else, and if so, how much would you pay? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> we have some closures in the city because of fire department activity. we will also check on the major
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be happy. be healthy. >> good morning. 5:39. we see the first light of dawn. 79 degrees downtown. nice weather here. major destinations and most of the country is in fine shape. temperatures what you would expect this time of year. even seattle gets sunshine today. atlanta and texas, scattered showers and thunderstorms. hot and humid. that is the weather we had. more about the local forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> a surprising new study reveals health centers often
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the only problem is in the city along linwood avenue because of fire department activity it is close. 95 checks out just fine out of white marsh, 64 miles per hour traveling south. 61 on the west side. on 70, speak to route 65 over
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towards 29. here's a quick live look at traffic. an easy ride on 795 coming down from franklin boulevard. we switch over to 83 at padonia. no sign of delays. building volume as you get closer to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. we have a delay on the brunswick line right now. running 10 to 50 minutes late. light rail and metro subway on time. the 30 bus is diverting and edmondson and swann -- running 10 to 15 minutes late. you can call 410-500-4444 for mta information. that is 410-500-4444. now back to john collins.
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>> good morning. generally clear skies. a few thin clouds. said the rain shower activity is to the south. even down there it is scattered. we have lower humidity. some fairly comfortable weather. 78 degrees in annapolis. cambridge, 72. 75 on the boardwalk. edgewood -- parkton is down to six the day. 63 in oakland. frostburg, a 59 degrees. here's the start for the day. to the south.ateion because of the movement and more humidity, less stability, that is where most of the shower activity is expected. the farther north you go, the more you come under the
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influence of the high pressure area. the high pressure means relatively dry air. all the tropical air has been pushed to the south and will be down there for a few days. by the weekend, it will start creeping farther north. today, a mixture of sun and clouds. isolated chance for an shower to our south today. a one-foot chop on the bay. look at the temperatures on the water. 83, 82, 83 at baltimore harbor. the futurecast. the farther south you go, the higher the chance for rain. maybe some isolated showers in the mountains.
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a little area to the north tonight may produce some isolated showers. that happened last night around york. tomorrow, the could be some showers or thunderstorm in the mountains. that does not look like a big issue. by the end of the week, we pick up the rain chance in the seven- day forecast. basically the humidity stays low. highs in the 80's. lows in the 60's. generally dry weather until we get to friday. >> it has been 30 years since the teenagers came to age in " american pie." >> now it is time for their reunion. >> old friends get together for a slice of pie in "american
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reunion." others have grown up and gotten married. that doesn't stop old insecurities from revealing themselves at the most inopportune time. he meets his father. this is based on a true story. he is not seen his father until he shows up at the homeless shelter where his son is working. he tries to repair the damage by writing about it. let the winning spirit wash over you in "chariots of fire." a scottish missionary ran to please god.
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>> i want to take this out of here. >> christian bale is trapped in a war zone. he finds refuge in a church occupied by innocent school girls and painted ladies. he finds himself acting as a protector. that is the video view. >> hmm. the music from "chariots of fire" gives you chills. 5:49. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> we will check on the home run derby and the latest on nick markakis. the story straight ahead. ." >> here is a look at last
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked --
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would you be willing to pay to get off your flight before anyone else, and if so, how much would you pay? >> keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> all-star week festivities under way last night in kansas city. as we look at the home run derby. it has grown into quite an evening and quite the spectacle was put on. adam jones not taking part in the competition. he was eating some ribs. robinson cano picked the team for the american league. his father was pitching to him. he hit zero home runs. he was the former home run derby
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champ. he picked guys that hit a lot of home runs. guys like mark trumbo. he admitted to the semifinals. cecil fielder becomes the first to win it in two leagues. he hit 12 in the finals against jose bautista. nick markakis hit a home run derby in his rehab assignment in bowie. he said that's he is done with rehabbed. was recalled for the roster and will be ready to go on friday when the orioles kickoff the second half of their season against the detroit tigers. that will be a boost in the lineup. this is a very welcome addition
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to that lineup. the orioles didn't score a run in the last two games. adam jones and matt wieters representing the orioles in the all-star game. >> thank you. an executive loses his battle for using security detail. find out when he will stand trial. >> a best view of the nation's capital will be out of leased for much longer. >> is it a five-star hotel or a gwith a good pr agent? >> so glad we're not dealing with rain this morning because the major roads are shaping up just fine.
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>> the department of public works is asking city residents to conserve water. >> to extend the tax cuts or
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not? that is the question but the answer isn't so simple. >> the anne arundel county executive loses a legal battle. when he will be headed to court. >> finally a break from the scorching temperatures. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> it is gorgeous outside right now. >> this is the hottest part of the summer where the average high is around 87, 88 degrees or so. maybe we have peaked early with the extreme stuff. we will be very comfortable here.


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