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let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig and see if we are going to have enjoyable weather. good morning. we are going back to you. it's going to be hot but rather calm today, different from what is going on at the gulf coast. the gulf coast is seeing downpours due to tropical storm ana which is making its way we have a tropical storm, and a hurricane right off. >> that means there's no complaining about the heat. >> right. that will keep the complaints down. temperatures cooler to the north in harrisburg, but up in new york 77 degrees in pittsburgh 68. a mild start nowhere you are. specifically mild around here. our radar indicating mainly clear skies. that will be the deal enjoying the sky conditions with heat.
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73 starting out on average. 90 degrees at 6:00 p.m. with partly cloudy skies and we will have more updates. i was going to tell you about a hurricane bill which is the one we're watching mostly on the atlantic right now. that is coming up in a few minutes. right now we're turning to lauren cook who is standing by with the traffic edge. lauren. >> reporter: thanks, steve. you want to keep in mind that the light rail is operating on a half an hour delay due to the mechanical problems. better news at we take a look at the beltway at liberty road. cars are -- it's smooth sailing if you're traveling the inner and outer loop lanes. if you're using the jfx to get into the city, you're going to be in the clear, you will be in the green. it will only take you 11 minutes to get from 695 to east fayette street and things will continue to be in good shape as you make your way from the beltway from the jfx to 70, you're looking at a 12-minute trip. once you are on the beltway, from 70, to 295, you're looking
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at a quick 6 minutes. patrice, let's send it back to you. lauren, thank you, 6:01 on baltimore morning news. new violence on the baltimore inner harbor. there's new concerns after two men were shot inside of a restaurant before hundreds of tourists. joel d smith is live from the inner harbor including what the mayor has to say about it. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. violence in the harbor will not be tolerated is what the mayor says. , though we don't know what that means. the two men will recover, the question is will perception recover after what has been a violent year so far. >> we were going to hooters to get some burgers, of course, they shut it all down. >> reporter: saturday night, there's a report of a shooter on the loose. >> we had a moments before the
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shooter stating that there was a male armed with a gun. >> reporter: as police searched for the suspicious man, gunfire erupt and officers scramble to the scene. they don't find the shooter, just what he left behind. >> when they got here, they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. >> reporter: a 17-year-old was shot in the forearm a 20-year-old man in the leg. there's surveillance cameras here so police are hoping to identify the shooter that way. they think he knew the victim. the individuals say what the violence says for the perception of the inner harbor. here is what the mayor said in a press release. we won't tolerate the inner harbor to be a hang out. >> reporter: the shooting comes after what has been an a voijoilent yearviolent year at r harbor. after incidents, officials said that the visitors would be safe at the inner harbor. most we spoke to, said the
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latest incident won't keep him away at all. >> it's a nice place to come to. >> reporter: so when things open up here in a few hours, we will see how folks feel today, especially tourists. once again. police say that the shooter probably did know the victims, they're calling this a targeted act, not a random act of violence. we're live at the inner harbor. i'm joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. a presser who escaped last week is still on the loose. now authorities are offering a $20,000 reward nor mftion. jessup escaped on late tuesday when he was being transported from court to the detention center. champagne was convicted of felony theft. he is now wanted for attempted murder of an officer. michael phelps said he will be in the pool today, inspite of
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his soa sore ankle. in hiss phase book he says he is fine and he is concerned about the two women involved in the wreck. she ran a red light, but phelps was cited for having an expired out of state license. three men in baltimore county are facing criminal charges for allegedly torturing and killing a cat. it all started when kevin able who was pet sitting for friends invited a couple of friends to play cards. they all got drunk and that is when one of them grabbed the small cat and began torturing it. >> another put it in the freezer and the microwaive and on the clothes drier and swung it around the floor by its tail. >> after time, they took the cat and put it in a bag with rocks and tossed it into the river into the water. part of the ordeal was captured
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with a camera on a cell phone. all three could be facing 90 days in jail and $1,000 fine. a kitten that was set on fire is healing and almost ready for adoption. gabrigabrie yell was tortured lt week. she had been hit with rocks and bricks and was set on fire twice. doctors tending to her say she is eating and comfortable and to be ready for adoption within three weeks. police are still investigating that incident. state officials are looking for more ways to trim maryland's budget and they seem to have local governments in the cross hairs. budget officials want to slash $250,000 in aid to local communities. the governor says the cuts would affect, health, police, community colleges and highway user funds for roads. the governor is expected to bring more than $400 million in cuts to the board of public works later this month. still to come, defig gravity, the new workout trends
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that is giving physics a run for its money. it's the heat and a repeat of what we had yesterday. we continue to
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set your eyes on some because tiefl works of art. the inner harbor art festival celebrates art and culture. kathy is live with more on our hometown hot spot. good morning, kathy. >> hi. >> tell me about the event. i see artwork already set up behind you.
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>> this is the first art festival at baltimore and it's at the inner harbor just downtown by water front. we have artists here, bob paul don who is a microphotographer. >> okay. >> he will be showing. there's chloe watson who does textile art. she is going to be making earrings and selling her drawings. and melissa who is going to be selling her harts. she works all over the u.s. in fess tills like this. and jane gillette is over here who is a watercolorist and has done some water colors specifically about baltimore. she has been over to fells point and done some architecture paintings. >> now, kathy, let me ask you, are the majority of these local artists or are we bringing them from all over.
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>> they're coming from all over the u.s. we have at least 20 local artists that will be here. cloe, is an art east that is representing maryland, and the usual artist registry and it's her first festival. >> we have been talking about the sometime violence that happened at the inner harbor over the weekend. any concerns about the festival, have you been at works and talks with the city? >> we just know that the police are taking care of everything down at the harbor here. i live in federal hill and walk here every day. day and night the festival is going to be just fine. we're excited about it. we know that we are going to have security if we need it and it's going to be a great weekend. >> all right. and hopefully it will be and lots of people will come down there and take advantage. it looks like a fun event. thank you so much, kathy. we will check in with you guys in just a little bit. >> all right, thanks, patricia. the art festival is at the
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waterfront. on sunday it's from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for more information, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on morning news. and thank you, patrice. take a look on what is happening on the sky watch hd radar looking like a nice scan this morning. that is the way it should stay. it should be a repeat around here, but we're keeping an eye on things, at the tropic and the gulf coast where we can see the rain moving in there and heavy downpours. that is due to the tropical storm claudette as it moves inland. we were talking about it. closer to home, 90s on the way, with high pressure sitting over the mid-atlantic and we get the southerly flow of air. the high pressure should keep us nice and dry and plenty of sunshine to be had. the temperatures will be climbing with the southerly flow. we will keep an eye on the future scan to see if there's any showers. tomorrow stray shower, perhaps, a 20% chance, probably for the
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most part dry, until wednesday as the next front starts to move in. you can see the model out to west, a chance up a shower. the frontal boundary to the north is going to stall out to the north and stay out of our way. things quiet but as we are talking about claudette, bringing heavy downpours in the guf coast region. we're keeping our eye past this storm, ana is a tropical depression and it continues to weaken as it makes its way through the west across cuba, soon enough within the next couple of days. that should not present us a problem. the waters are heating up into the western side of the atlantic ocean into the caribbean. the concern is hurricane bill. this is a hurricane. category one but it has the potential to strengthen as it moves into the warmer waters. we will continue to watch as it progresses into the caribbean. watch as it turns further toward
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the north. instead of heading to the north it comes up the eastern seaboard. if it does and maintains strength, we will have to keep an eye on it closer to our neck of the woods. it could be affecting our weather bit end of this weekend. we will be watching that into the later weekend. that one bears watching. meanwhile temperatures at 76 degrees in baltimore, 72 at d.67 in salisbury and in oakland, 64 degrees there. temperature will be warming quite a bit into the 90s as we continue to deal with heat. maybe in the eastern shore a little bit of relief is headed that way. 87 degrees, but a little bit of relief, clear skies. 93 degrees for the central part of the state with a lot of clear skies and a southerly flow of 5 to 10 miles an hour. we should see the temperatures stay in the 90s a bit longer. 69 overnight low. a south wind at 5-10 miles per hour looking at the seven-day forecast ahead.
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93 degrees for today and we get to 89 by noon. 93 at 6:00 p.m. with mainly clear skies. the angels in town. it's hard to find angels, sometimes, 88 degrees, especially when you want one. 88 degrees for the high temperature in the first pitch. warm and humid and for tomorrow, 93 degrees for the high. partly cloudy skies. in comes the better chance of the showers and thunderstorms, thursday, wednesday, friday and even saturday, and temperatures back off, a little bit. 85 on thursday, and a drier day on sunday with a high of 84. fox 45 sky watch weather is now at your finger tips. iradar is available at foxbaltimore.com. you can use fox 45 powerful radar to see the incoming storms. interactive tools will let you see when the rain and storms are over your house. now lauren cook is back with another look at the traffic edge. >> reporter: thanks, steve. you want to be aware, the light rail is operating on a half our
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delay. better news as you take a look at the average speeds this morning the northeast corridor is clocking in at 55 miles per hour. 52 miles per hour, 48 miles per hour, if you're traveling the jfx into the city. as for the west side of the beltway, you're looking at 60 miles per hour in randallstown and 63 miles per hour on the south side of 95 in howard county. now we do have a problem in rossville, some power lines have closed 7 at middle river road. you do want to keep that in mind. use route 40 as an alternate route. as we make our way to the northeast corridor, no problems to report as we take a look at 95, whitemarsh, as you can see is flowing freely, no incidents to report at that time. that will continue as they make their way to parkville. and it should be smooth sailing all the way to 83. that's a look at your morning travels, for customized traffic reports, 24-7, log on to our
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website, foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. topping this morning's health check, why workout in a hot sweaty iland pa iland pay ty fee. a jupe i group is taking the woo another level. we are shown how to get a workout for free in the fresh air. >> reporter: real life super heros spinning through the air in style owning the streets. exhilarating. >> yes. >> it's just -- it's just the biggest buzz ever. >> reporter: they're not looking for the bad guys but just looking for a good time and a good workout. >> i'd like to keep my mind blank and focus on something i'd like to achieve and work on getting there.
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>> it's called free running. jumping, sliding, slipping, using the city's concrete junkle as their gym. you thought you could never be like spider-man, well, you can. check out kelly climb this poll. these guys are judged on technical, difficulty, execution, creativity and fluidity. it's pretty amazing, wow. kelly come back down. i was up for a lesson. i was a bit nervous. >> being scared, obviously if you're not scared you're not human. >> reporter: a simple jump. >> yeah? >> yeah. >> reporter: and a ground roll. no, that was easy, but i know i'm not quite up to that standard just yet. >> accidents do happen, they do happen to the professionals, they happen to beginners. >> reporter: the professionals are heading to london to compete. >> it's 27 athletes competing, 16 different nations. we have countries as far as
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australia, mexico, brazil, america. >> reporter: the free runners say they see like 21st century adventurers. >> the problem with free running is the freedom it gives you. it lets your mind keep on the horizon. you can go anywhere you'd like. >> the way it pushes you. it pushes you to do stuff that you wish you would normally do outside of your comfort zone. >> reporter: safety is really important. you have to start slow and stay low. all you really need is a pair of trainers and an open mind and then the world is your playground. the free runner, london. that's how steve fertig works out. he is in good shape. still ahead, she is a pop star living a double life. ♪ ♪ there's always. >> we have the sneak peek at the hanna montana movie coming up in the low down.
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several them drove and it was a good 10, 15 hours. >> reporter: they're already seeing some the largest crowds in the tournament's history. >> particularly during a tough economic. families want to spend time together and they want to participate in events that are family affordable entertainment and that is what this is. >> reporter: the tournament is estimated to generate $3.5 million for the local economy. from local vendors from inside the stadium. >> we have men us menus for thew restaurant. >> reporter: to the dozens of hotels and restaurants outside. >> we share the restaurant, so we have already seen an increase in their business wit which in n increases our business. it's a win situation for the whole county and the city. >> reporter: even if it's not a win on the field. >> we're playing hard. the tournament will wrap up this saturday when the international winner will compete against the u.s. winner.
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all in one place -- now that's progressive. call or click today. welcome back to fox 45 morning news. 6:30 is the time. i'm patrice harris. let's get to meteorologist steve fertig who has a look at our forecast for today and then some storms and bigger things in the works. >> maybe, by the end of the weekend, we're keeping our eye on bill. do you know bill. >> i don't think i want to know bill. >> you don't want to get to know him too well. hurricane bill is out in the atlantic. it's one of the three named storms in at tropics that proses
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the biggest threat to our weather by the end of the week. >> there's bill, claudette and who else? >> ana. >> and will you meet them all in just a bit. right now we will tell you what to expect as far as the headlines for today. it will be a hot start to the week as temperatures climb into the 90s. sunny with more humidity building tomorrow. we will keep an eye on the tropics and as you can see that is claudette, a tropical storm bringing heavy downpours and strong winds there. it will strengthen in and become a tropical depression. the high pressure brings us a lot of sunshine and temperatures that will climb with the southerly flow. 77 degrees with the temperature for and baltimore and d.c. and 69 in wilmington, delaware. you can see generally around 70. you should get up to 93 degrees for the high, very much like yesterday when he got to the same temperature, a hot one with the southwest wind at 5-10 miles per hour. we will be talking about the tropic, we're keeping our eye on bill.
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bill a nasty fellow. here is lauren cook with the traffic edge. >> reporter: you want be to to aware that the light rail is traveling with a half hour delay. taking a live look at liberty road. you can see for yourself, traffic is flowing freely, so no problems to report in that area. if you're traveling the southbound lanes 795, from westminister pike, to 695, you're looking at a 9 minute clip. that will continue as you hop on to the beltway and the outer loop lanes from liberty all the way down to wilkens, wore looking at 8 minutes. and you will remain in the green as you travel through the fort mchenry tunnel, with only a 4-minute drive. patrice, let's send it back to you. lauren, thank you. 6:32 on fox 45 morning news. an inner harbor shooting has city officials once again focusing on crime at the city's premier tourist attraction.
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two men were shot inside of the pavilion and the shooter is still at large. joel d smith is live with an update. good morning, joel. >> reporter: become, patrice when the shops open in a half an hour, shop owners will be curious if the tourists will follow. officials are trying to make the people around here feel okay about coming in hereafter the shooting. police say they were working on the tip and already looking for a potential shooter when shots were fired and two men are hit. a 17-year-old was shot in the forearm, a 20-year-old in the leg. both are expected to recover and police say the shooter probable flee knew the victim. police are hoping the surveillance video inside of the pavilion, will help them pinpoint the shooter. >> moments before the shooting, we had an individual approach the officers by the ampe amphitr
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and say that there was a shooter who was armed. >> reporter: mayor sheila dixon said that we won't tolerate or the inner harbor to be a hang out for shootings. >> reporter: there was a spike back in may and seemingly a large number of random acts of violence per traited by youth in this area, that stepped up patrols. we will see if anything changes after the latest violence. i'm joel d smith. we want to know what you think. do you feel safe at the inner harbor? it's our question of the day. you can send us a tweet at fox baltimore. we're going to take your calls coming up in our 7:00 hour. a prisoner who escaped from howard county last week is still on the loose and now authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for
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information. 20-year-old dev von champagne of jessup escaped while being transported from court to the detention center. champagne was convicted of felony theft. he is now wanted for attempted murder of an officer. michael phelps says he will be back in the pool today inspite of his sore ankle from last week's car accident. on his official face book page, phelps says he is fine and he is concerned for the two women involved in the crash. police determined that thursday's night accident was caused by the driver of the other car. she ran a red light but phelps was cited for having an expired out of state license. state officials are looking for ways to trim maryland's budget and they seem to have local government in their cross hairs. government officials want to slash $250 million in aid to local communities. the governor says that the cuts would affect, healther health,
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community colleges. and the governor is expect to bring more than $400 million in cuts to the board of public works later this month. federal health officialser were look for a public input this weekend, when they met to talk about the upcoming flu season and how to distribute the h1n1 vaccine. the center for disease control will use that when they meet with national policy members next month. one of the first questions is whether to distribute the vaccine to everyone right away or just to certain people. the vaccine should be available in october. pregnant women, infants and at risk groups will most likely be at risk to get the job. i think we're doing a great job at betting ready. i -- getting ready we will be ready. >> the maryland school of medicine is taking part in the nationwide trials of the vaccine. tropical storm claudette is bearing down on the florida panhandle. the storm has maximum sustained
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winds near 50 miles per hour. areas along the panhandle, central and southern alabama and southwestern georgia could get between 3 to 6 inches of rain but no significant flooding is expected. behind claudette is tropical storm bill, which is now a hurricane over the atlantic. baseball is in full swing in aberdeen. the 10th annual cal ripken world series kicked back bringing young players from all over the world to baltimore. in first couple of days, organizers say they are seeing some the largest crowds in the tournament's history. the games are expected to generate a 3-$5 million toward the local economy. >> we share the parking lot with and so we have seen an increase in their business which in turn increases our business. so yeah, it's a win/win situation for the whole county and the whole city. >> the tournament will wrap up this saturday when international winner will compete against the
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6:39 on fox 45 morning news. meteorologist steve fertig has details for us about tropical storms and hurricanes that we need to know about. >> good morning, patrice. a lot brewing in the tropics but first we will start out here, and point out that it will be a calm day in our part of the country as you look at the hd scan on the radar. today should be a nice day if you liked that. we're keeping our eye on claudette and we will be talking more about her in just a moment. around here, 76 degrees, and mainly cloudy skies right now, but we should see mainly clear skies by the time we get into the next few hours. calm winds and 75% relative humidity. 31.98 and falling on the barometer. 72, very mild throughout the state that is in d.c., 67 in
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salisbury. cooler, 72 in hagerstown and only 64 in oakland. the dew point in the 60s, again the humidity is with us for another day. 66 is our dew point temperature in baltimore. that is definitely humid enough, although it looks like it gets more humid as it gets a southerly flow. the high pressure is going to keep us nice and dry today, but it will bring in a southerly flow of warm air. and tropical storm, claudette, should become a tropical depression by the time we get into later today and tomorrow, that should be weakening as it moves into the state. we also keep an eye on ana. this is a tropical depression, which weakens as it makes its way on cuba. we are keeping the eye on claudette which 40-mile-an-hour winds. it could gust as high as 60 miles per hour, as it makes its way ashore. as it does, it will weaken 106 millibars is the pressure. you can see that the gusts have been up to. it will continue to move toward
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the north toward the tennessee valley area and bring more air inland. it will disand brin dissipate, g tropical depression. as i say, we're keeping an eye on more activity ana and bill, which we will get into more details. 87 degrees in the eastern shore. south wind at 5-10 miles per hour. the star in part of the state, look for temperatures to climb to 93 for the high, mainly clear skies, and further points west expect temperatures to hit 90 degrees for the high with mainly clear skies southwest wind at 5-10 miles per hour. for tonight 69 degrees and partly cloudy skies, sowin soutd at 5-10 miles per hour. today look for the temperatures to climb to 89 at the noon hour and get up to the high of 93 at 4:00 p.m. 90 degrees at six p.m. if you happen to be heading to camden yards for the game tonight, last night for the angels being in town and
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88 degrees for a first pitch temperature. very warm and humid night, too. mainly clear skies, south wind at 5-10 miles per hour. no problem getting that one in. 93 degrees for high tomorrow and 90 degrees on wednesday with a chance of thunderstorms and 89 on tuesday. friday 87, saturday 85, all chances of thunderstorms in the afternoon or evening and then 84, partly cloudy on sunday unless we start to feel the influence of hurricane bill, which i'm going to tell you about, like i said about a half hour from now. fox 45 sky watch weather is available at your finger tips. you can use fox 45 powerful doppler raid or to track incoming storms. the inner active tools will let you see when rain and storms will be over your house. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. now with a look at what is happening on the roadways. lauren cook is back with the traffic edge. >> reporter: thanks, steve. while the light rail continues to operate on a half our delay due to mechanical problems. do keep that in mind as you make your morning commute. we're in good shape as we take a look at the average speeds, it's
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64 in the northeast corridor of 95, 64 on 83 and baltimore county. speeds will reduce as we make our way to the jfx. we're looking at 53 miles per hour. that will pick up as we make our way to the south of howard county. we do have a road closure in the rockville area, 7 at middle river road, will be blocked due to power lines. you will want to stick with route 40 as your alternate route. as we make our way to northeast corridor, of whitemarsh, traffic is flowing freely and no incidents to report. that good news will continue as we make our way to the tunnels. all is clear at the fort mack henry and the harbor tunnel, allow yourself 6 minutes to make your way to the tubes. wilkens avenue, and as you make the push up to the top side at liberty road, taking a live look
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there, let's see if we can get the shot, no problems to report. it's going to be shooting sailing if you're traveling the inner and outer loop lanes. we do have an accident that has just come in ric reisterstown. as we take a look that accident is reported on hanover road at butler road. you will want to keep that in mind as you take a look at the morning commute. lauren, thank you. if you have something happening in your community, we want you to share it with baltimore. up load video, or written stories to neighborhood news. go to foxbaltimore.com/your take. you can also send photos and videos directly from your cell phone through pics ♪
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new this morning, police are searching for the gunman involved in a double shooting at the inner harbor.
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two men were shot on saturday night inside of the light street ppavilion. a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg, a 17-year-old was shot in the forearm. both victims are expected to survive. officers are asking witnesses to come forward. hundreds of people are abandoning their homes as a wildfire rages rage in northern california. governor schwarzenegger met with firefighters. the fire has scorched 7,000 acres. more than 230 homes and ranches near there are under evacuation orders. the debate over healthcare reform is still going on, but without enough votes to prevent a filibuster, the obama admnistration may be ready to make a key concession to get a health reform bill through congress. republicans have been calling on the admnistration to drop its push for government funded public health insurance. now white house officials say the public option is just one
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component of healthcare reform and that choice and competition are what matters most. nicole collins is live in washington with the latest. good morning, nicole. >> reporter: good morning, patrice, that's right. president obama called the public option critical, but the admnistration is backing away from that now, indicating the president may accept non-profit consumer owned insurance cooperative as an alternative. the healthcare debait in the united states has shifted on fox news sunday a key democratic senate negotiate said the president should drop his push for a government funded or healthcare option because it will never pass in the senate. >> the fact of the matter said, there's not the votes in the united states senate for the public option. there never have been, so to continue to chase that rabbit, think is just a waste of effort. >> reporter: senator kent con regard is one of 6 senate committee efforts working on a
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bipartisan. they're working on creating nonpartisan cooperatives that would crate competition. the government would put up initial funding but would have no official role. a public option is not essential and is waiting to see what senate committee mentions. >> they been focused on a nonfor-profit co-op as opposed to straight government run program. i think what is important is choice and competition. >> reporter: president balk bak obama seemed to ease off its. >> the public option whether we have it or don't have it, is not the entirety of healthcare reform. this is just one sliver of it, one aspect of it. >> reporter: at least one senate republican has called the co-op idea a step in the right direction of the senator richard shelby says obama admnistration
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seems to have read the tea leaves from town hall meetings across the country. heii'm nicole collins. why is there such a controversy for. >> people in favor of it say that a public option will create the necessary competition to keep costs low, and to improve practices, but opponents, say that eventually in the long run it will eliminate competition, that prices or costs will be low on that public plan, and that it will eventually drive private insurers out of business and they're argument being that the private insurers provide better coverage and encourage better services. so in the long run, it's just that battle about competition and whether or not it's going to create it or eliminate, it patrice. >> another one of those contentious battles that have been brewing is over the death
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panels as they have been called. how does the senate financial committee plan to deal that with that one. >> reporter: it's one of 5 committees to produce legislation. the last one we're waiting on and senator conrad said they dropped the end of life counts living provision. that language is gone by the bipartisan bill. it's been too contentious. it's holding things up and they're getting rid of that and that is going to be the end as far as the financial committee is concerned. >> when could we see the end of these discussions. initially the president wanted healthcare reform by the end of august. that deadline was changed. what deadline are we looking at now. >> reporter: president obama says he wants something passed this year. the august deadline went by the way side and he is lightening up his language trying to give a little wiggle room. we're waiting on the senate finance committee to finish
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their version of the legislation. the senator conrad said they are not going to stick with a deadline. this needs to be done right. they are going to pass it when they feel the legislation is finished. >> nicole collins, thank you. coming up in the 7:00 hour, the jets are up on the ravens preseason schedule. has rex ryan's team made a decision on their starting quarterback? we have details on sports. always going to be another mountain ♪ >> next she is a pop star living a double life. we have a nick peek at the hanna montana movie in at low down. 6:53 is the time. you are watching fox 45 morning news, all local all morning.
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inner harbor violence, what the mayor is saying about a weekend shooting. and an injury forces the ravens to make roster changes, who the team is adding. an escaped convict in howard county. what police are doing to locate the man. good morning. it is monday, august 17th, i'm patrice harris. a lot going on at the inner harbor over the weekend, not all of it so good. but this morning, nice and pretty outside at the inner harbor, the way you would like to see it and not with some of the violence and incidents we had over the weekend. we're going to get into more of that in just a minute. good morning, i'm patrice harris. first we need to get into some weather this morning.
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meteorologist steve fertig is here with a look at the forecast for our area and some storms coming through. >> that made me want to raise sails. >> you said raise sails, i thought you said something else. >> the weather is on sale today. take a look and it's another day that is free of cloud cover. we have a lost sunshine, much like yesterday warming up. as you look at sky watch hd radar, it's looking mainly clear. that is the way that things continue to look most the day. as you look at the southerly flow, we are looking at climbing into the 90s for most of the area. chester town and 73 and 72 at westminister. we do have 60s to the west. we should get up to 90 degrees by noon and plenty of sunshine. mostly clear skies and after get to high of 93 at 4:00 in the afternoon and it will be a hot today. we will talk about what is happening in the tropics.
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there's storms out there and one of which in particular may be playing a role in our weather by the end of the week and next week. right now lauren cook is here with candace dold and she has a quick look at the traffic edge. >> reporter: thanks steve. well, the light rail is operating on a 20 minute-delay so a little bit better for those of you using that this morning. taking a live look at 95 at 43, you can see traffic is starting to pick up on the southbound lanes at whitemarsh. you will be in the green if you are traveling from mountain road to 695, you're looking at a 10-minute trip. if you are using the tunnels this morning, you will also be in the clear. it will take you about 5 minutes to get through the fort mchenry tunnel and 6 to get through the harbor tunnel. that's a look at your morning travels. patrice, let's send it back to you. lauren, thank you. 7:02 fox 45 morning news. more violent at baltimore's inner harbor. there's new concerns after two men were shot outside of a
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restaurant and before hundreds of tourists. joel d smith is live at the inner harbor including what the mayor had to say about it. >> reporter: the mayor says that the violence at the inner harbor won't be tolerated. i don't know if that means anything will change in terms of security. the question is now will tourism recover after what has been a violent year so far. >> we're just going over to hoot ersz thooters to get hamburgersd they shut it all down. >> reporter: saturday night, eating and shopping stopped at the inner harbor, because of a shooter on the loose. >> we know that moments before the shooting, we had an individual approach officers by the amphitheater and say that there was a male who was armed. >> reporter: as officers searched for the suspicious man, they scrambled to the scene. they don't find the shooter, just what he left behind. >> when they got here, they
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found two victims suffering in gunshot wounds. >> reporter: a feign-year-old man was shot in the arm and a 20 year-old man in the leg. they think he knew his victims, but officials know what more violence means for the perception of the inner harbor. sheer what mayor sheila dixon said in her release. we won't tolerate the inner harbor being a hang out, intimidate or create neusance of any kind. the shooting comes after what has been a violent year at the inner harbor. police patrols were increased after a double stabbing in april, a huge fight in may, and random attacks a few months ago. after those incidents, officials said that the individuals would be safe at the inner harbor. most we spoke with, said this latest incident won't keep them away. >> it's a nice play to come to. >> reporter: both shooting victims are expected to recover and police say that these two were targeted. this was no act of random
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violence. i'm joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. we want to hear from you. do you feel safe in the inner harbor? that is our question of the day. we will take your calls later. you can also send us a tweet at foxbaltimore.com. officials are looking for ways to trim maryland's budget and they seem to have governments this their cross hairs. they want to slash $1,500 in aid to local community. -- $20 million in aid to local communities. the governor is expected to bring more than $400 million in cuts to the board of public works later this month. michael phelps says he will be back in the pool today inspite of his sore ankle from last week's car accident. on his official face book page phelps says he is fine and he is concerned for the two women involved in the crash. police determined tuesday's night accident was caused by the driver of the other car. she ran a red light, but phelps
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was cited for having an expired out of state license. three men in baltimore county are facing criminal charges for allegedly torturing and killing a cat. police say it all started when kevin able who was pet sitting for friends invited a couple of friends over to play cards. they all got drunk and had a is when one of them grabbed the small cat and began torturing it. >> at one point -- another put her in the freezer and the microwave and put her in the clothes drier. >> after sometime, police say the three men took the cat down to a park, put it in a bag with some rocks and tossed her into the water. part of the ordeal was even captured on camera with a cell phone. the other two men who were arrested are 18-year-old scott mcdowell, and 25-year-old richard rio. all three could face up to 90 days in jail and $1,000 fine. tropical storm claudette is bearing down on the florida
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panhandle near fort walton beach. the storm has maximum sustained winds at phi mills pe by miles . southwestern georgia could get between 3-6 inches of rain. there's no significant flooding expected. behind claudette is tropical storm bill which is now a hurricane over the atlantic. hundreds of people are abandoning their homes as a wildfire rages in northern california. governor around schwarzenegger met with firefighters at the lockheed fire at the santa cruz mountain. he asked everyone to heed mandatory evacuation orders. more than 230 homes and ranches near the area are under evacuation orders. if you had something happening in your community, you can share it with baltimore. up load photos, videos or written stories to neighborhood news. go to foxbaltimore.com/your take. you can also send photos and videos directly from your cell
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phone through pics at foxbaltimore.com. could tropical storms brewing in florida cause trouble if our part of the country? n meteorologist steve fertig will tell us what to expect in the sky watch forecast. and next we will have live preview of the the inner harbor art festival.
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>>the inner harbor's waterfront will be lined with art this weekend. it's all part of the inner harbor art festival. kathy byrd is live from the inner harbor this morning from our hometown hot spot. good morning, kathy. >> hi, how are you? >> i'm fine, this seems like it's a fun event. let me ask you first, and get it out of the way. are you concerned about safety? we have been talking about an
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incident over the past weekend. any concerns for you guys? >> i don't think that is an issue for us this weekend. i live in federal hill and walk through the harbor every day. there will be security and lots of great people, a lot of energy and the artists. there's over 120 artists who will be here. some of them are here today. most of them -- they're from all over the u.s. and these artists that are here today are prosecute region and baltimore. >> very nice. >> maryland art place is not presenting the festival. we're actually supporting it. the cordish company brought this to the harbor for the first time this year. >> we're looking at a young lady right now. what is it that she is doing? >> she is knitting. her name is chloe watson. she is in the maryland artist registry. we invited her to be representing our center at the
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festival. this is melissa from hats by melissa, melissa lids, oh my goodness. i'm not a festival person. she is fabulous. she has been doing this for 17 years all across the u.s. >> so different kinds of artwork, not just painting and sculptures. you're touching on everything. what is this? >> this is jane gillette, and she is a painter based in alexandria. she has been doing festivals in the region across the u.s. for 19 years. >> very nice. >> she has done some studies of baltimore walking around fells point and she has architectural landscape over there. >> kathy, thank you very much. we're going to check with you in again but it looks like a lot of fun. >> yes, this is larry stevens. >> we will have to see more of his artwork when we come back to you. the art festival is saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00, and sunday from 10:00 a.m.
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to 5:00. for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on morning news. not a lot of color needed our hd radar, it's a live scan can and it looks good. if you liked yesterday, we have more of the same coming today as the temperatures warm up. we are talking about the tropics and most immediately, that is tropical storm claudette making its way onshore on the panhandle of florida and points west, maybe affecting alabama and even mississippi some. as we talk about the stronger winds there in just a little bit. for now, here is what we got around here, we got the southerly flow around high pressure that is bringing us very pretty day with lots of sunshine, but temperatures really warming up in the 90s. jet stream stays well to the north, contributing to the warm air moving in. we're watching the chance of a shower popping up, maybe tomorrow, but only a 20% of that happening, as the frontal boundary begins to stall out to the north. the shower chances are there but
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it's holding off until wednesday or thursday for the thunderstorms that may accompany the showers as the front begins to push through. of course, the more immediate concern is what we're talking about earlier, down toward the coast -- the gulf coast, we're seeing that tropical storm claudette is making its way in, but we're keeping our eye on two other systems. first of all tropical depression, ana is here toward the antilles and it's moving toward cuba. it's got 30 miles an hour winds gusting to 36. it's well off the coast of the united states, far from florida, but it's going to weaken and make its way across cuba before it makes its way through the gulf. in the meantime, we're keeping our eye on the bigger concern and that is bill. just a hurricane category 1 right now, but hurricane bill will strengthen as it moves into the western atlantic. as it does, it could be making the move to the north and moving in our general direction. watch as it gets into the
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wednesday, thursday, timeframe. by the end of the week making its way to where we are. it wouldn't move into the cooler war tewater so it will weaken. it has potential. here is what we're watching, temperatures that will climb quite a bit. temperatures in the 70s heading toward 90 or so forth today. eastern shore getting to the 70 degrees for the high. central part of the state climbing to 93 degrees. here are the 90s and back to the west the 90s right at about 90-degree for the temperature. tonight we will watch temperatures drop to 69 degrees. it will be a humid night. we get to 93 tomorrow but we could have a 20% chance of wednesday as and thursday. partly cloudy on sunday. we want to tell you about something else. you can go to our website at foxbaltimore.com. we have iradar right now. you can use fox 45 powerful
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doppler raid or to track incoming storms. interactive tools will let you see when rain or thunderstorms will be over your house. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on i radar. now lauren cook has the traffic edge. >> reporter: thanks, steve. the light rail is operating on a 20 minute-delay. you want to keep that in mind as you make your morning commute. not looking too bad at the corridor of 95. speeds are clocking at 61 miles per hour on 83 at baltimore county they will reduce significantly as you make your way toward the jfx headed toward the city. you're looking at 54 miles per hour. now we do have a few incidents working, an accident just reported in inner loop lanes at quarantine road on the beltway so you do want to watch out for that. we're still dealing with problems in the rossville area, 7 is still closed there at middle river road all due to the fallen power lines. you do want to use route 40 as
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an alternate route. as you make your way to the northeast corridor of 95, you want to expect congestion on the southbound lanes as you make your way into the city. as we take a live look at 95 at 43, there in whitemarsh, you can see traffic is moving pretty good, but again, watch out for the delays in the southbound lanes that are starting to form. now as we make our way over to the tunnels all is clear, but the fort mchenry and the harbor tunnel. allow yourself 6 minutes to get you thrt tubes. as you make the push up, getting to a look at the look at liberty road, no problems to report. as can you see cars are moving light and easy at this time. no problems to report. you want to watch for an accident at reisterstown that is going to be at hanover pike at butler road. that's a look at the morning travels. for customized traffic reports 24-7, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you patrice. lauren, thank you. coming up this hour, cal
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new this morning, police are searching for the gunman involved in a double shooting at the inner harbor. two men were shot on saturday night inside of the light street pavilion. a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg, -- a 17-year-old man was shot in the forearm. both victims are expected to survive. officers are asking witnesses to come barred. forward. a prisoner who escaped last week is still on the loose. jessup escaped on late tuesday while being transportedded from court to the detention center. change paichampagne was convictf felony theft, authorities are offering a $25,000 reward for information. michael phelps will be back in the pool today inspite of a sore ankle from last week's accident. on he his face book page phelps
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says he is fine, and he is concerned about the two women in the other car. phelps was cited for having an expired out of state license. a government health insurance plan is on the chopping block. you can read that story and more on today's washington times. >> reporter: here is the latest news from washington today. it's been one of president obama's key talking points in the healthcare reform plan. on sunday it looked as if the admnistration looked to take the public option off the bargaining table. a government run insurance program was not a necessary part of the legislation. instead she said they would accept non-profit health insurance coop tiffs as another way to create competition for the private insurers. the move has won prey prase from
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conservative republicans but could alienate democrats who continue to push for a government option. a marine one flight above yellow stone and a perfectly timed show from the old faithful and security whitewater raft was a part of the program as they tried to protect the privacy of their daughters and ignored the media. the veterans 4th war annual convention at phoenix, arizona talking about the wars in afganistan and iraq and thanking them for their contribution. and could a new nose mean a new job? well as many executives across the country brush up on their resumes and brush to keep themselves marketable in the digital age. many are running to the nearest plastic surgeon hoping that a
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youthful appearance will help them compete with their younger colleagues. the surgeries aren't cheap, but one executive thinks of it as an investment and in a tough economy it gives him hope. that is the latest news. the washington times i'm julie bedane, back to you. read those stories and more by logging on to foxbaltimore.com and clicking on washington times. later this morning, another case of animal abuse, why police say it's the worst case they have seen. the cost of visiting the inner harbor could be going up. why one trip could cost you
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od morning. >>why is this being considered. >> the argument that was made by the parking authority is that people were parking on streets because it's cheaper and not using the parking garages. if it's only a dollar an hour, it's very little incentive to park inside the garages. mention was made of budget woes, although that is what people think. >> there's a big difference on what you can pay on the parking garages. >> it's up to $5 for the initial and up to $16. however, you're only supposed to park for one hour, so it does not always workout. >> who is doing that and making sure that you only. >> that was the fact that city
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councilman made about opposing it. it's a problem with enforcement. some people park in the parking garage is wrong, you need to enforce it and make sure that people don't exceed the 1 our limit. >> that seems that it would cost more money to try to enforce it. >> i think the city has the way to do it. >> that doesn't solve the problem that the parking authority. you park there for an you hour, you will give up looking for spaces and park in the garage. >> why some the city care, because the city owns 7 parking garages. >> that's why the city cares. >> i don't know. i'm putting the facts out but you can't draw a conclusion. >> when why we might see an actual -- why $3 in some areas. >> they're getting approval of rates of up to $3. initially it was the $2 to see how that goes over. once the board of estimates takes this up, we don't know
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when. it has been approved by the public parking board. we could see it in the next couple of weeks. >> do you think that will have an impact on people and tourists? >> people, who said if you want to go down for an hour or two, it provides a cheaper alternative rather than paying $10. >> if you can find parking on the street. >> i think that there's a feeling that might be a mistake. >> stephen, thank you very much. to read more about this story go to foxbaltimore.com and click on investigative voice inside still ahead rai cal cal ñ-
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welcome back to fox 45 morning news. severn 30:00 is the time. 30:00 -- 7:30 is the time. we will check in with meteorologist steve fertig because he has people he wants to tell us about. >> you got to tell us about annie, bill claudette. you got company. >> company that we want to go home. they will be out in the atlantic. we are talking about the tropics becoming more active suddenly. 73 degrees the temperature around here and it's quiet around home. it's dob a dait's a day that fee yesterday. should get up to 93 degrees for the noon hour with mostly sunny skies and 90 degrees and clear at 6:00 p.m. we will be keeping an eye on
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what is happening in the tropics because we could be having shower chances as it gets closer toward the end of the week with regard to bill most specifically. i will tell you in more details what that means specifically. right now let's turn it over to lauren cook and see what she has on the traffic edge. >> reporter: the light rail is traveling at 20 minute-delay. the west side of the beltway, you can see photographic is flowing freely, no -- traffic is flowing freely, no incidents to report. if you are traveling on the southbound lanes of 795 you will be in the green as you take a look. westminister pike, you are looking at a quick 5-minute drive. from greenspring toward the jfx you will be looking at a 3-minute commute. heading from downtown to 695, toward east fayette street, you're looking at an 11-minute
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drive. be aware that traffic is starting to build at that time. that's a look at the morning travels. patrice, let's send it back to you. lauren, thank you. 7:32 on fox 45 morning news. an inner harbor shooting has city officials once again focusing on crime at the city's premier tourist attraction. two men were shot on saturday night inside of the light street pavilion, the shooter is still on the large. joel d shight is liv smith is ls morning with an update. >> reporter: good morning, patrice the shooter is still at large, no description there, although there's security cameras inside. police are hoping that might help. the victims, 17-year-old and the 20-year-old are okay. they were targeted and they're not calling this a random act of violence. kathy byrd has an event coming up soon. when you know that is coming up and something like this appears over the weekend. does that make you think what people are thinking about coming to the inner harbor? >> i personally live at federal
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hill and i walk through the harbor every day and in the evening, late at night i feel very safe here. i feel that in the environment that i walk through, people are feeling good about being down here. i think the festival is a chance for people to enjoy the harbor even more. it's going to be colorful. all of the artists are going to be here. it's during the daytime. it's going to be fabulous. >> reporter: you live down here so you have a reference point, but for people who come here once in a while. there's violence and people got shot. do you have to do anything different to make them feel confident about coming here. >> i think police will be here, security will be here. it's a normal commitment for the inner harbor to take care of the people that are down here. i think they will be very attentive to the big crowd, which i hope we will have this weekend. >> reporter: tell us about the event, again. >> it's the first ever inner harbor festival. we are supporting them, we're
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located just the street. >> reporter: it's this weekend, right? >> yes, it is, 22nd, and 23rd. >> reporter: okay. >> we're looking forward to seeing all of the people down here. >> reporter: very good. she is confident about being down here. we talked to the people after this happened. they're saying thi they're okayh it. this was disturbing for folks who did not want to move around like they wanted to at the inner harbor. >> we want to hear from you. do you feel safe at the inner harbor? it's our question of the day. our phone lines are open right now at (410)481-4545. you can also send us a tweet at fox baltimore. one man is dead, another is in the hospital this morning after a stabbing in college park. it happened in the 8900 block of rhode island avenue around 4:00 this morning. the names of the victims are not being released. so far no one has been arrested in connection with the case.
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a prisoner who escaped from howard county last week is still on the loose. now authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information. 20-year-old devon champagne of jess cujessup escaped late tuesy while being transported from court to the detention center. champagne was convicted of felony theft. now he is wanted for attempted murder of an officer. tropical storm claudette makes lan fall o landfall on tha coast. it's the first storm to make landfall this season, but it's probably not going to be the last. forecasters fear a large storm brewing in the atlantic could come on the u.s. tropical storm claudette is not a monster but winds are reaching 50 miles per hour. residents spent the better part of sunday getting ready.
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>> all you can do prepare yourself for the worst. >> pens pensacola as a general rule is pretty savvy when it comes to storm. >> reporter: claudette won't cause widespread damage but it's not a storm to take lightly. >> the best advice is to stay inside. this is a tropical storm, there's no risk for someone to be injured by a tropical storm. >> reporter: ana and bill, should be weakening but then there's bill, a different story because it's gaining strength. that storm is headed west and could strike the east coast and could do so as a massive category iii hurricane. florida could be fair but when it comes to hurricanes, floridians rarely take chances. >> i hope this is situation that we hope never comes to you. we are prepared for hurricanes. >> we have generators, bags, tops, batteries, flash lights. baseball is in full swing in
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aberdeen. the 10th annual cal ripken world serry kicked off this weekend at the ripken academy bringing ball players from all over the world to baltimore. in the first couple of days organizers are seeing some the largest crowds in the tournament's history. the games are expected to generate an estimated 3 to $5 million for the local economy. >> we share the parking lot with the holiday inn. we have already seen an increase in their business which in turn increases our business. it's a win/win situation for the whole county and the city. >> the tournament will wrap up when the international winner will compete against the u.s. winner. add applicatioadmission is freee games. the highlights in sports. ana, bill or claudette, which one plays a role
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7:40 on this monday. let's take a look at what you can expect, welcome back to fox 45 morning news. we have clear skies for the most part. it will be a nice day and hot, too. we may have to deal with the heat. that is something you may not like, then you may not like this forecast. nothing showing up on the sky watch hd raid are.
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it is when you we pan on out and show you the gulf coast when we're taking the brunt of tropical storm claudette. for us getting closer to home, a different story. mostly cloudy skies right now, but we expect clear skies coming your way later this morning and for the rest of the day. no winds out there right now. 71% relative humidity, and the barometer 31.18 and falling. it's a humid day today. the temperature in baltimore and d.c. at 68. salisbury cooler at 68. it's nice toward the ocean city area in general. 73 degrees in hagerstown, 73 degrees in oakland. look for the temperatures to climb toward 90 when we have the dew point in the 60s like you do here. baltimore 66 and it will be hot and humid as we climb to the 90. going to get the 90s because of the high pressure that is sits overrous. it's going to bring a more southerly flow of air, the frontal boundary will come our way. as it does it will stall to the
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north. it may bring a chance for showers during the day. a better chances finally pushes through as we get to wednesday and thursday and even friday as well. we are watching as tropical storm claudette weakens moving on land and eventually dissipate. in the meantime we're seeing a good chance of heavy downpour there and strong winds as well. take a look at the claudette forecast and you will see that we got 35-mile per hour winds right now gusting up to 40. here it is, of course, making its way onshore. it's going to move toward the tennessee valley area and as it does it will weaken as i mentioned as well. bring heavy downpours in the area and strong winds as it does north. for us 75 degrees for high. a south win the 5 miles per hour. the central part of the state will get to 93 here with a lot of sunshine and a few clouds. southwest winds at 5-10 miles per hour. back to the west we go, look for a high 90 degrees and mainly clear skies. tonight, 69 degrees way south wind at 5-10. as we move through the day today, should get up to
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98 degrees by noon. 90 degrees at 6 pp after getting to the high of 93 at 4:00 p.m. if happen to be going to the game by the way, last night for the angels in town. 89 degrees for the first pitch temperature. 93 tomorrow except a better chance of a thunderstorm and thursday, wednesday and friday, too. 89 on thursday and 87, and 85 on friday, saturday, and partly cloudy and sunny, partly cloudy and 84 for your sunday. now fox 45 sky watch weather is at your finger tips. you can use fox 45 powerful doppler radar to track incoming storms. incoming tools will let you see when the rain and thunderstorms will be over your house. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. candace dold has the day off and stepping in is lauren cooke with the traffic edge. >> reporter: thanks, steve. we're still dealing with problems in the light rail. expect 20 minute-delays so far as crews work to fix mechanical problems. you will want to keep that if
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mind as you make your way into the city this morning. we're dealing with a problem at rossville. some fallen power lines are really causing some problems in this area. 7 admitle river road remains closed. you will want to stick with route 40 as an alternate route. as you make your way up toward the northeast corridor, you will want to watch for volume starting to build on the southbound lanes much as we take a live look. it looks pretty good here, but again, you want to be aware of some congestion as you approach the 695 split. now as we make our way into the city, we do have a problem to report, an accident on patterson park avenue at eastern avenue that you do want to watch out for. as we make our way to the tunnels, better news, all is clear at the for the mchenry and the harbor tunnel, allow yourself six minutes to get the tubes. that's a look at the morning travels. for customized traffic reports for, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. lauren, thank you. coming up next, there's new concerns about the safety of the
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inner harbor after two men were shot outside of a business restaurant over the weekend. we want to hear from you. do you feel safe at the inner harbor? it's our question of the day. we're taking your phone calls now at (410)481-4545. you with also send us
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police are investigating a double shooting at the inner harbor. two men were shot saturday night inside of the light street pavilion, both victims are expected to survive. this shooting comes after what has already been a violent year at the inner harbor. police patrols were increased after a double stabbing in april and a huge fight in may. we want to hear from you. do you feel safe at the inner harbor? that's our question of the day. we're taking your phone calls
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now at (410)481-4545. you can also send us a tweet at fox baltimore. our first caller is darrell in baltimore, good morning, darrell? >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm great. so darrell, what do you think? do you feel safe. >> yes, i do. >> not any concerns when you hear about incidents like what happened over the weekend? >> well, well, my thing is, if, if you got christ in your life, you can always feel safe. >> all right. >> with the holy ghost. i'm safe because wherever i go i'm safe. >> darrell, thank you for your call this morning. let's go to deborah in baltimore this morning. deborah. >> good morning. >> do you feel safe at the inner harbor. >> no, ma'am, right now nowhere in baltimore city and that's terrible. >> even if you talk about an increased police presence. usually, you don't hear about
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things happening at the inner harbor. >> no, they're not doing enough. they're going to do their crime and i don't think they're going to be able to stop them. they're young and younger. they're going to hurt us. >> all right, deborah, thank you for your call. let's go to donovan. good morning, donovan? >> yes. >> hi, good morning. >> good morning. >> what do you think about the question of the day. do you go to the inner harbor a lot and if so do you feel safe when you are there? >> yes, i do. you can have all of the police patrols, there's enough police downtown. the police station is right there. i mean i work downtown. i mean it happens every once in a while. i do feel safe there. >> let me take a look at the twitter page and see what people are saying. no won der witno wonder with ale that it finally spilled to the inner harbor.
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>> yes, it's just an isolated incident. one person still feels safe down there. >> we have another one that says, what about feeling safe in other parts of the city? why does it have to happen in the harbor for the city to get serious about it? a lot of different opinions about what is going on at the inner harbor. thank you for calling in and sending your tweets. if you didn't get a chance to express your opinion this morning, you can always leave your comments on our we question of the day by going to our website at foxbaltimore.com. coming up next a couple of new quarter backs are on the practice field this weekend. why the team is making changes to the roster. and the orioles played at
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>>good morning, everybody. i'm kristen burrset. here is a first look at sports. as the ravens head into the final first week of training camp, there's suddenly drama at quarterback. specifically the number three quarterback where injuries have forced them to make personnel moves. it was first taught to be a broken collar bone. beck says he will be back, but the ravens can't wait so they brought back a rookie and yesterday rind veteran cleo lem ooms who immediately hit the field. >> whenever my number is called, i'm ready to play. i'm comfortable with working with coach camp with him from the san diego days and my miami days. i have experience in his system. i'm comfortable and confident that i can go out and get the be jo done. >> meanwhile the ravens are encouraged by their performance
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thursday night in the preseason opener against the redskins. they won 23-0. of course, preseason means nothing, we all know that. it's still nice to get things going with a win. >> we really do practice like we play. when we get out there, we're not shocked. we're back in practice and we're comfortable, calm, collected and we're readty play football. we reacted pretty well today. we felt good as an offensive unit and defensive unit. we went out there and played. we keep getting ready and by the time we keep playing. >> look at the film and with all seems to work on it. that's the thing about football, it's there's always to things to work on. it's always a process. it's never a finished product. >> we are going to be a very deadly team to go against each week offensively. >> preseason or not, the real lives, we're going against the
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best. we got out there and moved the ball pretty good and it's a good feeling when you get out there to know that you're there to move the ball. we figured the more points to score. a baseball and it was a hot, long, miserable sunday at camden yards against the mighty angels. the orioles put up a valiant fight. and ba battled all day. in all of that heat, unfortunately the story does not have a happy ending. it was another rough start for jeromy guthrie. erik buy har ike hart. here comes the throw from nick markakis. but rivera is called and saved by the umpire. dave trembly comes out to argue. and. angels lead it 3-0 at the first. bottom of the first, brian
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roberts is leading off, but i bar robs lee bar of a base off lead. bottom three, b rob rips a bar for the 2-run center. the 10th and the birds cut the lead in half at 4-0. luke scott gets ahold of one, stray away, center field, solo home run for scott. his team leading 20th of the year and the birds down 6-3. bottom of the year. march kay simarkakis runs one. the 14th of the year and the game is tied at 6. top of the 7th, angels have a 7-6 lead. bases loaded for mike napoli who has one to the deep center. he brings it back, robbing him of a grand slam. and angels up 8-6.
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of course it could have been a lot worse. >> bottom of the 9th, o's down 87 after roberts led off with a double. jones give ones a ride to deep left. rivera back at the wall and he makes the watch on the warning track, but roberts tacks up and scores. the game tied at 8 and they're headed to extra innings. >> top of the 13th, bases loaded for tory hunter. he browns the middle. bobby a brace and scores the go ahead run and the angels tack on the 8 more runs in the inning to beat the this is more than my easy button.
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next on fox 45 morning news. >> there again, it's a safe place to be. it looked like an isolated incident. two people shot right outside of a restaurant at the inner harbor. why visitors say they will keep going downtown. the way i see it, it's going to strike murder. >> another case of animal abuse. why police are saying it's the worst case they've ever seen. >> and he is back with a whole new flavor, we talk to flavor flay coming up. good morning. you are taking a look down at the inner harbor, very pretty way to get your way started taking a look down there. it's monday, august 17th,
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time to get up and get ready for work again. hopefully you had a great weekend to enjoy. i'm patrice harris. let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig to see if we will enjoy the workweek weather. it's hot this weekend, but it was a good weekend, i had a good weekend, did you enjoy yours. >> i did. that was a very pretty picture. >> it was? we have the best video gravers or what? >> we do. >> it's looking pretty today, and snb should be a nice day i. if you look the hot temperatures, it's going to get into the low 90s. for some of you, that's not so nice. it's going to stay hot for a little while. toward the end of the week, we will get more of a chance of a thunderstorms as we go. right now looking at hd radar, 89 degrees for the noon hour at 6:00 p.m. around 90 degrees after hitting high today of 93 as you just said. the biggest concern is the tropics and more specifically
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hurricane bill which we're going to introduce you up close and personal in just a few minutes. we will get a close look and we will tell you exactly how that may being affecting us. right now what is happening on the roadways, lauren cook has the traffic edge. lauren rough. >> reporter: thanks, steve. the light rail is operating on 20 minute-delay. you may want to keep that in mind as you make the commute. seeing a wide look at liberty road, you can see it's going to be a nice and easy ride on the we have side of the beltway. if you are using the beltway to get into the city, you will hit some traffic unfortunately. you're looking at 11 minutes to get from 695 all the way downtown toward east fayette street. unfortunately will be still be in the yellow as you hop on beltway at the inner loop lanes. that will pick back up as you make your way from the beltway from 70 to 95. you're looking at 6 minutes. that's a look at the morning travels, patrice, back to you.
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thank you, lauren. 8:03 at fox 45 news. an inner harbor meeting has officials focusing on crime at the premier protection. two men were shot at the light pavilion and the shooter is still at large. joel d smith is live with an you date. good morning joel. >> reporter: many g, patrice, the shops are said to open up here soon and no doubt the shop owners wondering if the tourists will follow. city officials are concentrating on the visitors trying to make them confident enough to come back. they were not allowed in to the light street pavilion on saturday night after the shooting. police were working on a tip and looking for a potential shooter when two men were shot. a 17-year-old was shot in the arm and the 20-year-old was shot in the leg. they are saying that the shooter probably knew the victims. maybe a witness will stand up
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like somebody tried to on saturday night. >> we know moments before the shooting, we had individuals approach officers by the amphitheater and said that a male was armed with a gun. >> reporter: mayor sheila dixon issued a statement about the shooting. it says quote, we will not tolerate the inner harbor being a hang out for those who break the law intimidate or create a nuisance or any kind. many of you remember the increased police patrol after the double stabbing back in april and a miewj fight i huge y and random acts of violence police describe from the youth all summer long. >> reporter: there's tourists and there's not a huge police presence here. that may change if police feel they need to have a huge presence down here. i'm joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. one man is dead and another in the hospital after a stabbing at rhode island avenue around
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4:00 this morning. the names of the victims aren't being released. so far no one has been arrested in connection with the case. a prisoner who escaped from howard county last week is still on the loose. now authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information. 20-year-old devon champagne of jessup escaped on late thursday after being transported from court to the how wart county -- how warhoward county detention . he was convicted of felony theft, now he is wanted for an attempted murder of an officer. tropical storm claudette has weaken to a depression. when it made landfall the storm had maximum sustained winds near 50 miles per hour. areas along the panhandle, central and southern alabama and southwestern georgia could get between 3-6 inches of rain but
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no significant flooding is expected. behind claudette hurricane bill which is now over the atlantic. baseball is in full swing in aberdeen. the 10th annual cal ripken world series kicked off this weekend at the ripken academy bringing ball players from all over the world to baltimore. in the first couple of days organizers are seeing the largest crowds in the tournament's mistory. games are expected to generate an expected 3 to $5 million for the local economy. >> we share the parking lot with the holiday inn, so we have seen an i crease in their business which in turn increases our business. it's a win/win situation for the whole county and the city. >> the tournament wraps up this saturday when the international winner there compete against the u.s. winner. adadmission is free to all of te games. still ahead, celebrate the art, we will have a live preview of the inner harbor arts festive coming up next at our hometown
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hot spot. good morning, kathy. >> hi, patrice, how are you. >> i'm great. so people can come down and see the art for free but it's also available for sale. people can buy it? >> absolutely. it's an art festival that is focused on regional, national artists that are here to show and sell their art. you can meet all of them this weekend. one of them is phillips. you can see his palette is very powerful. he has a very diverse painting body of works that are paintings physically. >> behind him is jane gillette. she is the watercolorist. she paints flowers from her own garden and has come down to fells point, looked around and done architectural landscape in fells point. that is going to be pretty cool. melissa with lids by melissa is a hat maker that has been
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traveling around the state selling her hats for years. and maryland art place is supporting this event that is put on by cordish, it's the first ever ar inner harbor art festival. >> let me ask you, kathy, what made you decide to have this? >> and bob is over here. he does macro photography. it might look big, but it's taking a very close up of a very object for him, nature, and cars, classic cars. >> kathy, can you hear me? >> all right. i think kathy may have lost us, but the inner harbor art festival is happening this weekend. you want to make sure you can check it out. a lot of different artwork as you saw right there. it's happening on at the water waterfront. it's on saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00. for more information log on it -
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to foxbaltimore.com and click on morning news. no colors to paint, empty of any excessive greens that could indicate showers. a lot you have sunshine and heat as we get into the 90s. we will put things into motion and zoom on out. we are tal talktioning talking m claudette. right now 90s out there. that is what we're expecting with the high pressure in the aid atlantic. the gree jet stream well to the north. a 20% chance of a shower moving as the frontal boundary stalls to the north. eventually it will push through and we will see a better chance of showers coming our way by thursday, wednesday and friday. tomorrow, it's an outside chance
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for the western counties. we're keeping an eye on the tropics. we're talking about tropical storm claudette which is making its way onshore on the gulf coast area. our attention turns further toward the west and we take a look at the tropical depression ana with 35-mile-an-hour winds. this will be moving to the west at about, well, about 25 miles an hour. maybe it's going to weaken as it moves across cuba and should move into the gulf coast. could strengthen a little bit as it moves into the warmer waters. for the most part moving all the land is going to weaken this considerably. our biggest concern around here is hurricane bill. we have been talking about that. hurricane bill is a category one right now. this could strengthen to category iii strength by the next couple of days as this moves into the east or the western part of the atlantic and as it does, the winds could pick up and it will strengthen as it moves into the warmer waters in the western side of the atlantic. look at how it turns to the
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north. that's why we're keeping an eye on it closely. it looks like it's headed for the eastern seaboard. it could weaken to the north but for the most part the waters are warming up. we will have to see as we get toward th the end of the weekend and toward the end of the next weekend if it will be affecting our weather. we will be keeping a close watch on that. 74 degrees in baltimore. 71 in salisbury out of 60s, 73 in hagerstown, and 68 only in oakland. we will see the temperatures climb into the 90s once more. the eastern shore will be cooler, a little relief with 80 degrees for the high. west, 90s there, just about 90 degrees with the southwest wind at 5 miles per hour but mainly clear skies there as well. tonight we drop to kin degrees for the over -- 69 degrees for the overnight low. humidity returns and 93 degrees for the high tomorrow with that
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outside chance of a stray shower just a 20% chance. a better chance of a thunderstorm and 89 on thursday. 87 as the temperatures begin to back off on friday. thunderstorms possible on friday evening, and 84 on sunday with partly cloudy skies. you can track hurricane bill with sky watch hurricane tacker. can use fox 45 powerful doppler to track incoming storms. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on hurricane tacker. now for what is happening on the roadways, lauren cook is here with the traffic edge. >> reporter: thanks, steve. the light rail system is operating on a 20 minute-delay, do keep that in mind as you make your morning commute. we do have several accidents reported at this time, but the good news is they're not affecting our average speeds. taking a look at the northeast corridor of 95, you're look at 55 miles per hour, 60 miles per hour on 83 in baltimore county, speeds will decline as we make our way into the city using the
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jfx at 48 miles per hour. for the left side of the beltway, we're looking at a slow 30 miles per hour but that picks up as we make our way to the southern portion at howard county at 56 miles per hour. we start with trouble at jessup, double trouble, an accident reported on the southbound lanes of 95 at route 32. and another one just a little farther down at 95 in the southbound lanes at route 175. now as we take a live look at 95 at route 32, we can see, not bad in this area right now, so it's not causing too much of a disruption. now if you do find that it is causing a disruption, you do want to stick with route 1 as an alternate route. as we make our way to the northeast corridor of 95, no problems to report. you do however, want to watch out for a little bit of congestion in the southbound lanes. as we take a live look at 95 in whitemarsh, you're going to see, not looking too bad. cars moving at a nice pace at
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this time. you do want to watch out for an accident, however in overly there on bel air road as we make our way over to the overly area. on bel air road on the northbound lanes at kentwood avenue, you want to watch out for that. that's a look at the morning travels, for customized traffic reports 24-7, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. lauren, thank you. back to school is just days away. we have tips on getting rid of the first day school jitters. he has had a taste of succ
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thanks so much for having me. what does this one do? [ ship horn blowing ] get out. very good, sir. [ jazz band playing "anchors aweigh" ] [ ship horn blows ] the orioles are honoring the men and women who serve our country. veterans and their guests will be able to buy $5 tickets for one of the games that coming up.
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it's called the welcome home program. it's a partnership between the orioles and the va, maryland healthcare system, returning veterans office. the manager for that office joins us this morning with more. >> good morning. >> it sounds like this is going to be a lot of fun for veterans and their families. explain what is happening. >> in is our 3rd annual welcome home event. we are honoring veterans who served in iraq and afganistan. we have 3500 veterans and their families coming down to the stadium. we want to encourage all of the residents in maryland to come out and enjoy the day on the 30th of august. >> what choose this way to honor them. >> every day we are honoring veterans through serving them and honoring their service. this is a public way for us to express our gratitude and also for what the families had to
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endure while they were deployed. >> is there anything special happening while at the game for the vets? >> there's going to be things that are going to be going. we will be giving out information about the healthcare services and benefits that they're eligible for. we're doing a bull pin party for the veterans that we have eninvited to come. we are encouraging all of the veterans to come down and show their id card and purchase a $5 ticket from the orioles. >> i'm sure it's going to be a lot of fun and had is one big day of celebration, but you do a lot for the veterans in general on a daily basis. when they're coming back from combat, what are the biggest needs and how do you all meet those? >> the biggest needs that we see in this population is musculo skeletal needs.
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we focus a lot on those particular disorders. we have a team of individuals that are assembled to work with our returning veterans to help them with the community integration. >> and work with the families as well, because i imagine it would be difficult for the families to adjust with the people that are coming back and adjusting? >> we will do couple's counseling and to help how to deal with the children. they have grown quite a bit while the service member was away. >> the game is which day? >> that is the 30th of august the 1:35 game between the orioles and the indian. >> you will be able to spot the veterans because they will be wearing a hat. >> all of the veterans will be wearing this hat. if you see them, thank them for their service and hard work and dedication. i would like to give you this hat. >> i will gladly wear that. >> all right. >> for more information on the welcome home program, you can log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on morning news. still ahead, back to school is just days away.
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it is almost time to bring out the backpacks and sharpen up the pencils. the words back to school can sometimes cause a lost anxiety for kids. we have a few pointers for parents on how to calm the back to school jitters. dr. kenneth from mount washington pediatric hospital joins us it morning. i can't believe we're talking about this, but next week kids are going back to school. >> most of the schools around here start in two weeks. >> aside from i would rather be sleeping and playing ply summer away, what are some the jitters that kids have about going back to school? >> when i explain to parents about going back to school, i
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try to make them think, i gave two months off and you would go back to work. there would be new anxiety, you have a new boss, a whole new set of rules and the co-worker who you didn't like very much, might be sitting next to you and your best friend you might only see at lunchtime. the demands are getting higher and there's a lot of free time. there's a lot of expectations that go into it. >> that's a great way to put that. >> so how do parents then prepare their children for that? >> there's really two main things parents need to do at this stage as they are preparing their children to go back to school. one more thing i can't stress enough, parents need to be positive models for their children as they are going back to school. whatever their concerns, the model is school going to do great. if the parent is taking the lead and right now from the beginning saving i'm going to be a source of support for you. the child is going to respond
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toe that. the second thing is setting up effective routines as soon as possible. right now let's establish the bedtimes to we're not fighting about them on sunday night starts. let's get the morning routine. we're not leaving any books at home. we're getting things done on the same schedule on a regular basis. we're setting up the multiple after school activities that children do. >> there's normal jitters about going back to school, but when you do you know that the concern and the anxiety that children are feeling is more than i just got to get into a new routine. >> if they're linger and getting stomach aches and separation anxiety. we're seeing a negative attitude that won't go away. we should be really be concerned about why does this child not like school so much. if a child loves school, such a negative attitude may be such as there's a problem with the work itself or the general anxiety.
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>> kids, you got to back to school and get the school supplies and get new clothes. is that the way to get kids ited about going back? >> absolutely. although there's anxiety, most kids are happy to go back. school supply lists are fun, how often do you get your parents to buy you what is on the list for you. that positive attitude, i'm here to help you this year. we're not emphasizing getting straight a's, we're emphasizing that you're going to do the best job you can do and we're going be proud of you. >> you can't vied it so you might as well do -- avoid it so you might as well do the best you can with it. in still to come, it's by toe o--beauty on a budget. we have home remedies from things that you can do th
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welcome back to fox 45 morning morning news. 8:29 is the time. i'm patrice harris. let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig and get an update on tropical storms and hot weather around here. a tropical depression, a tropical storm and a hurricane that we will get you filled in a little bit. right now we're looking at a warm start and a dry start as well. today is a dry start in the baltimore vicinity and surrounding areas. we will see temperatures climb toward 90 degrees. in the eastern shore cooler there in the mid-to u mid-to ups but generally speaking on the 90s and as you get to the central points west. not much to speak of in terms of anything with rain to where we are. 70 degrees and temperatures in the 70s starting out, getting up to 89 by noon. 90 degrees at 6:00 p.m. a high temperature of almost 93 degrees. we will be into the hot one.
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humidity will play a role but a bigger role as we move through the week, and of course, hurricane bill, what is he up to? we will take a look next or in a few minutes, i should say. right now we will send it lauren cook who is in for candace dold with the traffic edge. >> reporter: as we take a live look here at the northeast corridor of 95 at whitemarsh, you can see some delays on the southbound lanes. you do want to watch out for that as you head into the city. now if you're traveling from mountain road to 695, you're looking at a 10-minute drive. if you are cruising through the fort mchenry tunnel, you're looking at a quick 5-minute trip. if you are using the jfx to get downtown from 695 to east fayette street. you want to be aware of a little congestion building. it will take you 11 minutes. that's a look at the morning travels, patrice, let's send it back to you. here are the stories we're following this morning.
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state officials are looking for more ways to trim maryland's budget and they seem to have local governments in their cross hairs. budget officials want to slash $250 million in aid to local communities. the governor says the cuts will affect, health, police, community colleges and highway user funds for roads. the governor is expected to bring more than $400 million in cuts to the board of public works later this month. >> reporter: i'm joel d smith at the inner harbor where over the weekend inside the light street pavilion there was violence. this time a man -- two men were shot, a 17-year-old in the arm and the 20-year-old in the leg. both are expected to recover. but the perception will the inner harbor recover. patrols were increased by police. mayor sheila dixon says that violence at the inner harbor will not be tolerated. we don't know if that means more changes to come.
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michael phelps says he will be back in the pool today inspite of a sore ankle from last week's accident. in his official face book page, phelps says he is fine and is concerned about the two women involved in the crash. police determined that the accident was caused by the driver the other car. she ran a red light but fel phes was cited for having an expired out of state license. your favorite flavor is back. rapper and reality star is hosting a new show called knight tails. deon enterprises is making the show's creator deon taylor available to talk to us. good morning to the both of you. >> flav, trying to find a woman on the last show wasn't scary enough for you? >> honestly to tell you the truth, if you watched my last
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show and if you watched my reunion finale, everybody knows that i have a 2 1/2-year-old son named karma. what i did on the episode on my reunion finale i brought his mother out. i proposed marriage to her. i didn't get married yet, but it's going to go down. it's going to go down. >> i believe you. >> but you just want to say, the best gift that you can give a child is to have both of his parents in his life. i just chose to keep my family together. >> absolutely and i love that. i think that is awesome. so this right here, what you're doing now is scarier than what you attempted before. tell me about it? >> let me tell you about the new show. the new show that we got coming up is called knight tales, you know what i'm saying. it's up there in the version of the tales of the crypt.
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>> i used to like that show. >> it has the style of the twilight zone. you know the tales of the crypt. my character is i'm the time keep either, i'm the crypt keeper but i call myself the timekeeper. you know what i'm saying? >> i know what he is saying. >> everybody knows on the twilight zone in the 2000. >> diondeon tell me about an exe of the episodes we're talking about? >> fav next tlav, next to you. >> the episode consists of everybody from gary b bicy, and the list is incredible. he is exactly right, there's throw backs to the twilight zone, not gory horror, they're more like sci-fi and they're fun and funny at the same time. >> i was going to say, i think
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i'm going to laugh through the series. >> they are really funny. he is the host and he flies in. every episode there's a bet. it's a flavor fav is the timekeeper a the end of the show he will tell everybody good night. it's a great show and it's a great time to have a show like this. i think in baltimore it's coming on wb america which is on direct t.v. and the dish. if you have direct t.v. it's 107. if it's too late for you guys to watch it, you should just tivo it, so in the morning when you have your coffee, you can have this with your coffee. >> that's what i'm going to do. >> i can't take it anymore. gentlemen, great talking to you. >> great having you all. >> all right. >> thank you. >> check your local listings to find out when you
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radar technology used by the air force and nasa is now being used for wind farms. this to help prevent fatal collisions between birds and clean generating turbines. taking action against climate change and protecting wildlife. the radar system is a kind of air traffic control system and relatively cheap to install and maintain. the system detects migrating birds up to four miles away, analyzing weather conditions and calculates whether the birds will fly dangerously close to the rotating blades. if so the turbines are programmed to shutdown. some conservists are skeptical. they say wind farms should
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noting built on migratory routes. these radar systems are another important step toward reducing bird collision while boosting clean wind production. i'm jill cortis reporting. to learn more about brighter living, go to foxbaltimore.com. now let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig and see if the workweek weather is going to be as hot as it was this weekend. hi, steve. >> yeah, bright weather and brighter living around here with a lot of hot weather. the my, dry scan, it should be a pretty day with all of the sunshine. if you don't like the heat, you may stay out -- not in the kitchen but may want to go into the kitchen. take a look as we put things into motion. it's going to be a day filled with hot temperatures throughout the map. what we're looking at the gulf coast area is tropical storm claudette. this is shg that is going to -- this is something that is going to bring a lot of heavy rain and
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bring winds gusting up to 20 miles per hour. the steadier winds at 40, that is not our concern. 90s because of the southerly flow. high pressure is offshore in the mid-atlantic and it's going to bring plenty of sunshine. with the southerly flow, the humidity is going to begin to climb again. we will see the temperatures feeling close to 100 when we factor in the humidity. future scan model when we see and they shower chances, the frontal bo boundary will stay draped to the north and stalling out there not making its way through until we make it through wednesday, thursday and thunderstorms then. right now things are on the quiet side around here. not so with the tropical storm claudette making its way now. our biggest concern is back to the west, it's not ana, but let's tell you about ana first as we make the progression in an easterly direction. 30 pile an hour winds for ana and gusting up to 40. what will happen is it will move
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over cuba and by the time it gets there, it's going to weaken in strength as it moves over land. it may pick up a little bit of strength in the warmer waters in the gulf. generally speaking moving over land for that period of time should help to dissipate the strength quite a bit. as far as what is happening further points east, though, is this what the concern is, hurricane bill. it's looking more threatening certainly. as it moves in our general direction, what you're going to watch as we watch the path is it's going to take the tilt to the north. it could be heading in our general direction. if it affects us, it could be affecting us by end of the weekend to the next workweek. we're talking sunday, monday, and tuesday as we continue to see the track out to sea. right now this indicatio projecs indicating that we want to keep an eye on this one today. looking a whole lot better. if we can bring it up for you, first of all temperatures in the
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70s, starting out at 78 degrees. temperatures generally mild but we will get into the 90s. in the eastern shore getting cooler getting up to 78 degrees. that would be the place a little more relief as far as comfort levels, temperatures still warm there, hot as we get toward the central part of the state with the humidity climbing especially later in the day. lots of sunshine but temperatures in 90 degrees for the western part of maryland. tonight 69 degrees for the overnight low. a south wind at 5-10. moving through the day today, look for temperatures to climb at 89 by noon. getting to the 90-degree by 4:00 p.m. and if you're headed to camden yard for the last angel's day today, the last of the series against the orioles. 80 degrees for the last pitch of the temperatures, rest of the week, 93 degrees for the stray shower and thunderstorm tomorrow, just a 20% chance. 90 better chance of thunderstorms on wednesday and even thursday and friday and the latter part of the day, 89 for
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thursday, and 87 for friday. and 84, a drier day for sunday, unless bill is at our doorstep. that could change things obviously quite drastically. you can track hurricane bill or any hurricane for that matter with hurrican doppler tacker. you can track incoming storms or in this case, hurricanes, you can he go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. here is lauren cooke for candace dold with the traffic edge. >> reporter: you a as we takea look at the average speeds you will notice they drop significantly. the northeast corridor at whitemarsh, you're looking at 43 miles per hour. that will pick up at 59 miles per hour and it will be a slow go on the jfx headed toward the city at 35 miles per hour and 35 miles per hour as well on the
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west side there in randallstown at beltway. as we make the push toward 95 in the southern portion there in howard county, you're looking at 55 miles per hour. we do have trouble in baltimore county, an accident is reported on rossville boulevard at pulaski 6 highway. the road is going to be closed, it has been shutdown all morning as crews work to clean up fallen power lines. you do want to keep that in mind. you can always use route 40 as an alternate route. as we take a look at the northeast corridor, on southbound 95, they are starting to converge at this moment. as we take a look at 43 at whitemarsh, you can see cars are cruising along just fine but watch out for delays as you make the push toward 695. as you make our way toward the tunnels, all is clear at the fort mac mchenry and the harbor
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tunnel. it takes 6 minutes to get through the tubes. we do have an accident at the fayette street. that's a look at the morning travels, for customized traffic reports report 24-7, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. don't let the economy put a guys remember,
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good morning, everyone. aye kristen burrset, here is the first look at sports. as the ravens go to first week of training camp. there's drama specifically with the number three quarterback. john beck suffered a shoulder injury against the redskins. it was first thought to be a broken collar bone but now it's being called a strained ligment. yesterday, they signed veteran cleo lemons who immediately hit the practice field. >> i'm here to be another quarterback for the position. whenever my number is called, i will be ready to call. i'm comfortable working with coach camp. i'm familiar with him from our
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san diego days and my miami days. you know, i have experience in his system, and i'm comfortable and confident knowing that i can go out and get the job done. >> meanwhile the ravens are encouraged by their performance on tuesday night in their preseason opener against the redskins. they looked tough as they won 23-0. preseason means mog nothing. we all know that. but it's still nice to get going with a win. >> we're back in the practice. we're comfortable, calm, collected and we're ready to play foo football. i think we reacted pretty well. we did pretty well as an on tive unit and defensive unit. >> it's a start. look at the film and it all seems to work on it. that's the thing about football. is it always takes a workout. it's always a process. it's never a finished product. >> once we get the process
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rolling like it was last year toward the end of the season and i know we will. we are going to be a deadly team to go against each other weak offensive. >> preseason or not. it's real live, we're going against the best. when we got out there, we moved the ball pretty good and it's a good feeling when you get out there to know that you're there to move the ball. >> baseball and it was a long, hot miserable sunday at cal den yards against -- camden yards against the mighty angels. in all of that heat and unfortunately the story does not have a happy ending. it was another rough start for jeromy guthrie, already 2-0. juan rivera is going to try to score. here comes the throw from nick markakis. but rivera is safe by the home umpire. dave tremendous le trembly comee
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but you be the judge. rivera tags the back corner of the plate. angels lead it 3-0 in the first. brian rogers is leading up but i bar gets ryan by a half step. i bar robs lee bar of a half. and b rob rips a shot to deep right center, that reaches the seats for the 2-run home run his 10th and the bids cut the lead in half at 4-2. bottom 4th, luke scott gets ahold of one, stray away center field. his team leading 20th of the year and the birds down 6-3. bottom 5th, o's down 6-0, markakis launches one to deep right field. that 1 comes down to the right court. the 14th on the year and the game is tied at 5th.
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bases load for mike napoli who ties one at deep right center. he leads up, brings it back, robbing him avenu of a grand sl. the angels 8-6 and it could have been a lot worse. bottom of the 9th, o's down 8-7 after the they, -- they give one a right to deep left. rivera back at the wall and he makes the catch at morning track, but roberts backs up. the game tied at 8 and they're head extra innings. top of the 13th, bases loaded for tory hunter. he bounces the single back up the middle, bobby a brace a score half run and the angels tacks 8 more runs in the inning to beat
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welwelcome back to fox 45 morning news. >> all right. so my god sons are here in town today. we're about to go do the inner harbor thing. it's going to be hot. >> yes, it is. you are looking at me like it's my fault. >> i'm looking to you, please make it less hot. >> i can't do that, either. >> that will slow me down, it won't slow them down. >> we don't want to start at 93. 93 again tomorrow, a stray shower, maybe tomorrow afternoon, but we mostly hold off on until monday tuesday, and wednesday and friday. temperatures will be cooling down. even though we're showing mostly cloudy skies on sunday, and 84 which would be a nice day,
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there's a chance that bill might be making an arrival. i'm talking about hurricane bill which is well out to the atlantic which is to the west and headed in our general atlantic. >> i will take the heat because i saw the rain the rest of the week. we will have a good time. >> we will take a look at the realities and responsibilities of royalty. steve knows this, but the rest of us can figure it out. watch the new movie princess protection program with your family tonight. disney gave us copies of the dvd to give away. just be the 4th or 5th caller at (410)481-4545. i never referred to royalty me before. >> you are royalty. everyone have a great day. we will see you back here tomorrow. >> bye.
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