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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> good afternoon, everyone. hurricane sandy is gaining strength as it barrels toward the east coast, but could it affect our whether this weekend? john collins has a weather alert. >> there are couple of things coming into play as sandy move to the north. all the forecasts agree that will happen. there is some disagreement in the models as to how precisely thing will track, where thing will be positioned by sunday,
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monday, tuesday. unquestionably, a powerful storm. here is some satellite imagery from this past morning. moving into the bahamas now with 105 miles per hour wind. moving in a northerly direction. switching over to a national river view. we are beginning to see some rain bands come in from sandy. the northwestern edge of the storm. but also in minnesota, the western great lakes, iowa into nebraska, a combination of rain and snow. that is a cold front. it looks like sandy and that cold front will come together over the mid-atlantic or the middle east -- mideast, and that will cause a larger storm. it could be a nor'easter or some kind of hybrid. we will talk about that, coming up with the forecast. >> city police are investigating a homicide in south baltimore.
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the victim is an active duty member of the military. john collins is live outside of city police headquarters with new information. >> baltimore city police are asking for the public's help to catch the killer of u.s. servicemen. they have identified him as 24 year-old alonso gladen. he had been on leave just one day from the navy. he was based in norfolk, virginia. last night as he and the relative to exit their vehicle, police say they were visiting family, two men approached, firing shots. the relative that he was with was unharmed. please do not have a motive and have not identified any suspects and is asking anyone with information to call city police. crime stoppers is also offering a reward. >> meantime, city police are
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also investigating another light that homicide, this one in east baltimore. officers found the victim, identified as james utley. he was transported to hopkins suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his head and torso. he died a short time later. police have no suspect in the case. if you have information on either of these cases, contact detectives. the roland park minty on edge today following two armed robberies minutes apart. now police are looking for three men. the first robbery occurred at par run 2:00 a.m. on wednesday when a woman was approached by three male suspects while she was getting out of her car. they then forced her back into the car and made her drive to and 80 in to retrieve money. they've released unharmed but about 10 minutes later, they targeted another 19-year-old riding a bike. >> they struck the victim with
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their car, the victim fell off a bicycle. they whent up to him to make sure that he was ok, forced him into the vehicle, asked him if he did not -- if he had an atm card, took some other personal property from him. >> the suspects also released that be it -- that individual unharmed. police are now also looking for a four-door dodge stratus in relation to the activities. and then the morning crash in this morning's commute. the driver of the chevy and how was speeding on the 7500 block near route 1. the chevy apparently struck the side of a tractor trailer. we are told the driver and two passengers died in the crash. the driver of the tractor- trailer was unharmed. route 1 has been closed as the investigation continues. the trial is expected to begin
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in one hour for the mother and brother of an anne arundel county team killed and the wrong way crash. that accident happened in january, killing brianna franco, but the walker, and zachary davis, as well as terry wayne davis. the mother of brianna supplied a call to the teenagers hour before the crash. both drivers, walker and davis, were under the influence at the time of the accident. coming up tonight, and all new investigation. a baltimore county woman diagnosed with breast cancer discovers she cannot collect unemployment while undergoing treatment. >> the burden is substantial. a middle river woman gets ill, loses her job, and then discovers she is not eligible for the unemployment benefits she battled for. >> christine white worked as a nurse and got fired after nine
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years on the job. she fought for on the planet benefits and one. but there was another issue that kept her from collecting. she had breast cancer. >> you cannot pay your bills, you have no potential support, you have astronomical medical bills, co-payments, medications feed and now she is fighting for her life and home, and the battle has made her fight against breast cancer that much more difficult. thousands of families are in similar situations. >> we are in a crisis with cancer families in the state of maryland. >> coming up, why christine and other patient cannot collect unemployment or even disability. how'd it has left her facing financial devastation and how she is teaming up with other lawmakers to help others in maryland. >> coming up, hurricane sandy barrels towards the east coast after making some big waves in cuba today.
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thus, the teenager accused of killing a 10-year-old colorado girl it appears in court today. we will tell you
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>> to give us an inside scoop on the juiciest upcoming episode. plus, voter fraud in a neighboring state. why a board of elections contractor may have tried to keep voters from the polls. >> in the noon hour we have clowned but not much else going on. plenty going on in the bahamas and the upper midwest. we will talk about the forecast in a moment. at ocean city, 64, quiet and cloudy. cloudy.
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>> we have some clouds in our area. it is limited to the mid- atlantic region. otherwise, a fairly quiet around us. rain in florida from sandy, and then we have the storm to the northwest of us, the combination of snow in minnesota, nebraska, iowa, wisconsin. both parts of that will emerge over our area. that will make things confusing. outside, the clouds are holding the temperatures down. mostly in the mid 60's. the sun is beginning to break through the clouds. the cloud deck is pretty good over us. the sun is out in garrett county. the breaks in the clouds in the eastern shore, those of you who see some sunshine today are likely to make it to 72. where the clouds are the
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thickest, that is holding the temperatures down. what is bringing in the moisture is this easterly breeze that is above us, coming off of a ridge of high pressure coming in from canada and new england. the larger picture, again, we have hurricane sandy, 105 miles per hour winds to our south, and then to the northwest, a cold front. high pressure is keeping them apart. eventually, the upper atmospheric activity supporting this storm to the west sweeps into the mountains and mid- atlantic region at the same time sandy is tracking north. so we have the combination by the end of the weekend that may not turn out to be such a great deal. you can see the contrast of how cool it is behind that front. barely above freezing in parts of wisconsin and minnesota. some of very cold air coming in
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behind that which will further complicate the situation. a close picture of sandy now moving into the bahamas. 105 miles per hour winds. the expected traffic is expected to be north. 70 for a high today. we brought that down all of it because of all the clouds. those of you getting lots of sunshine, you may be getting past 70. definitely cooler than yesterday. that mix of sun and clouds will persist. taking a look at the long-range forecast, this is one computer model. we are ok for the next couple of days. by saturday, we start to see zandi come up from the south and then the storm coming in from the west. the cold air will eventually filter in. this goes until saturday evening, and then sunday
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morning, we begin to see the snow in the great lakes, sandy getting closer, heavier rain bands coming in to the chesapeake bay. we have been watching a lot of these computer models. the dominance solution -- and there are more models out there than what we see here -- is this pink line from the del mar and area up to law island. that seems to be the consensus of were the models want to bring the storm. seven-day forecast. 70 tomorrow. by saturday night into sunday, monday, we have to allow for some chances of rain. by tuesday, temperatures come way down as the cold air finally gets in here. >> thank you. we are joined now by deborah norville. thank you for being with us. >> how are you today? >> great. great to talk to you as always.
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one of the most highly rated syndicated shows. in the middle of your 25th season now. unbelievable. what is it like to be a part of? >> it is really cool. the show has managed to stay on the air because it has been spared of about evolving. the kinds of stories that people were interested in 20 years ago, people will back at them now. we are always coming up with some new things. you work on a daily television, we throw things up there and people do not like it. but we tend to get it right more than get it wrong. >> tonight's show highlights a group of people who are suffering through a terrible disease known as fop. >> yes, that is short for a disease in which people's
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muscles, their joints, their attendance begin to calcify. it is as if their body turns into a type of stone. we brought three people with this disease together to talk about how they deal with their challenges and what could have, frankly, been a really weird story has become a really is to original story. you hear their stories, and despite their challenges, as one woman said, she said i find joy in my life everyday. it is a lesson for all of us. >> it sounds incredibly inspirational. viewers are in store for incredible tale of survival tomorrow as well. one man the vehicle gets stuck and he is moments away from death. >> that is right. david was driving on the mountainous road when he went over and landed into a ravine. the other car had landed there
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two weeks before. the guy in there was dead and he survived for one week eating dogs and drinking water and managed to get out alive and his family rescued him -- eatingbugs and managed drinking water and managed to get out alive and his family rescued him. >> thank you for being with us. the state board of elections is try to determine why an important page went missing from some absentee ballots. the board confirmed more than a dozen absentee ballots from prince george's and montgomery county are missing the second page. that paid include a referendum questions 4 through 7, including questions on same-sex marriage, gambling, redistricting maps, and the dream act. if you are missing the second page of your ballot, call this
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number to request and complete a new one. meantime, va. it is launching an in-depth probe into voter fraud in the state. the state board of elections has voted unanimously to expand it expand a criminal inquiry into allegations that a contractor hired by republican state party for about eight completed registration forms. the contractor faces 13 criminal counts. there is now the discussion that a federal investigation of the open up in the company that employs the suspect. coming up, your maryland lottery midday pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. first, dr. patrick allen is here to answer your pet questions. here is a look at how wall street is performing this hour.
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incredible opportunity for baltimore. jim smith: question seven will bring table games like... blackjack and poker to baltimore. stephanie rawlings-blake: you're talking about 500 new jobs. ken ulman: and increased tourism will mean more business... for maryland's small businesses. jim smith: and instead of marylanders spending... five hundred and fifty million in other states... ken ulman: question seven will keep that money right here.
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stephanie rawlings-blake: more jobs, millions for schools. jim smith: i'm voting for question seven. ken ulman: i'm voting for question seven. stephanie rawlings-blake: and i'm voting for question seven.
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>> dr. patrick allen from falls road animal hospital is here to answer your pet questions. can you believe these two? this is nugget and teddy. >> getting in the halloween spirit today. but i think little red riding
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hood has the upper hand here. >> here is the first question. >> the pumpkin part of things, certainly, we give pumpkin's $2 for medical reasons. that is fine. candy, in general, any kind of candy, certainly can cause gi issues. a good idea to avoid it altogether. >> next question -- >> apparently, she is upset that she is not a chihuahua. there are a lot of animal that was just tried to shake up their costume. you can try to get them used to
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certain things, putting on some old jackets to see if they get used to it. >> some of them just do not like costumes. these two are doing pretty well. thank you so much, dr. patrick allen. if you have a question and you want it answered, he mailed it to us or visit our website. now, time for your maryland lottery midday pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> good afternoon. your pick 3 numbers are. 0. 9. 2. your pick 3 numbers, 0, 9, 2. in a minute, the pick 4. you can win cash and great
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ravens prices all season long. your pick 4 numbers are -- 6. 2. 7. your final number is 6. pick 4, 6, 2, 7, 6. the maryland lottery. let yourself play. >> john has one last look at the forecast. >> the next couple of days will be all right, cool, only in the 70's. by sunday and monday, that hybrid storm, whatever could come in -- and it looks like there is the potential for it to the powerful. we will have to keep out for the remnants of sandy, as well as the cold front coming in. >> this is quite a storm, and
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really hard to forecast. >> that is right. we are not firm yet on how close were intense this will be, but it could be quite the nor'easter. as they say, stay tuned. >> thank you. >> thank you.
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i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore.


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