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ucation while serving in congress. but in the toughest of times, martin o'malley has made record investments in public schools, new school construction, and o'malley froze college tuition four years in a row. with martin o'malley, our children always come first. and i'm investigating what makes aruba so happy. oh my word, that's fantastic. ♪ row your boat gently down the stream... ♪ i'll tell you what; it's not aloe vera the main export. it's happiness. i haven't even got bait on the end of mine. i don't care; it's just nice sitting here. you're getting it. you're getting it.
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the jury in the ken harris case reached a verdict. wjz-13 is live outside. mike hellgren has more and the three men charged. >> reporter: well, good afternoon. the deliberations lasted more than a week and the jury was dead looked before this morning. and the jury found jerome williams guilty and charles mcgainny guilty on all counts, however, the defendant, gary colins was found not guilty of the murder, he was found guilty
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of several assault and handgun charges related to the robbery at the lounge. ken harris was killed in september of 2008 when he went to borrow a corkscrew and there was a robbery in progress. prosecutors relied on the dna evidence. and they have surveillance video that put the defendants at the scene and in the end, two guilty verdicts and one not guilty and harris' widow and the owner of the haven expressed confidence that justice would be served all along. harris is a father of two and he served on the baltimore city council before running for city council president. we saw patricia jessamy on the case. and we're gathering the
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reaction from the verdict. guilty for two and not guilty of the murder for another. and guilty of several other charges. reporting live at courthouse east. i'm mike hellgren. thanks and the reaction and more after math of the verdicts coming up at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. as one murder trial winds down, one is coming up. kai -- kai jackson has more. >> >> reporter: her husband is charged with her murder. he was arrested last year and he's the prime suspect in his wife's disappearance. and she was on her way to a concert in washington, d.c. and she vanished without a trace. and they were always suspicious
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of him because he never cooperated with the police investigation. and the police don't have a motive for the murder. and we're learning many more about the biggest drug bust in the baltimore history. there are several under arrest after the police raided a marijuana growing operation. the three in custody are all related and the police officers found 300 pounds of processed marijuana. 95,000 jobs have vanished. that's according to a new report and as alexis christoforous reports for wjz- 13, that report could have a big effect on the upcoming elections. >> reporter: 95,000 jobs disappeared last month and the jobless rate is stuck at # .6%. >> what kind of positions do you have. >> reporter: she's looking for
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work and she never expected to be here. >> i did all of the right thick, i -- things, i have a degree and here i am. >> reporter: her last job was four years ago and since then, work is harder to find. >> more desperation. more depression. regrettably, almost seeing people being disspoon didn't. >> reporter: and both sides know that the economy is important. and an even boarder measure is the underemployment rate. that imclouds part time workers and those who have given up working. that rate jumped to 17% and that's an increase of 600,000 workers. >> here on wjz, unemployment is a giant concern. when people aren't, wog, they're not spending.
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job hunters are holding tight to their cash. for now, she's living with her mother and scouting job fairs for leads. >> something's out there, it hasn't found me yet, it's out there. >> and nearly 15 million out of work americans are hoping that job will find them, too. and the issue of jobs is center stage here in maryland. president barack obama is in maryland talking about decreasing the unemployment numbers. and the job's report isn't having effects on wall street. in fact, the markets are up and the dow is up and back up to the 11,000 mark. and the s&p and nasdaq are posting gains as of now. and there could be troubles -- a poll finds that the tea
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party is leading to the right. en and several are planning on voting republican. 30% of the americans polled believe that the tea party holds mainstream views. o'malley and ehrlich will debate the issues monday. denise coke -- denise koch is the moderator. there's time for us to hear from you. well, remember the rainy, gray days earlier in the week, we're paid back and it's nice in the area and these are ships out in the inner harbor. and wjz-13 has -- the ravens
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play the broncos and we have the coverage -- and tim is in the first warning weather center. well, the first thing, marty doesn't have his jacket on. we're in the first full week of october and the temperatures are nice and enjoyable. look at the temperatures across the state. the coolest spot in oakland and 69 in pax river and ocean city and 71 at baltimore and 74 in washington and the d.c. suburbs around the mediate area and everyone's on the 70-degree range and the winds are light. lighter than yesterday. we were in the double digits yesterday. things are calming down nicely. this is going to translate into all of the activities into the weekend. and for more, here's marty bass. good afternoon, everyone, let's get to it.
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queue the music. 1:00 sunday, the russell street coliseum. time to herd the horses and ride the ponies. the ravens play the denver broncos. mostly sunny and 72 degrees is the high temperature on sunday at 1:00 game thyme. and you can see that here at wjz-13. your raven's station and the nice weather continues into next week. we'll have the details coming up shortly. and i know you said it, but i'll reenforce it. that means a great time for football. and if you're not going, you'll want to drag your tv out. and the action starts sunday at 1:00. and still to come on wjz- 13's eyewitness news at noon. almost complete, the rescue
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chaff in chile is almost through. and what caused the airport officials to evacuate that plane in florida. we'll tell you. and stick around, the complete forecast is still coming up. ,,,,,, [ female announcer ] after months of martin o'malley telling us
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"maryland is moving forward"... ...and moving maryland forward. [ female announcer ] ...this jobs report tells the truth... maryland's economy stalled. [ male announcer ] "we face an uphill struggle in trying to regain the jobs lost." [ female announcer ] o'malley attempts a cover-up, falsifying the jobs report to help his campaign. [ male announcer ] "whatever we can do to make it disappear, we need to do it. that's coming straight from the top..." [ female announcer ] martin o'malley. first he makes stuff up. when caught, he covers stuff up. we need a governor who tells the truth.
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i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. his past attacks have been called deceptive, his new attack, false. harris voted for deregulation increasing our electric bills by 72% it's not surprising, harris always sides with the big guys. he opposes cracking down on wall street and supports tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. harris even opposed making big insurance cover cancer screenings. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us.
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christmas could be days away for 33 miners trapped in chile, once the drill breaks through, it could take ten days to get all of the miners. it was said that it wouldn't be finished until december. and it's good news for environmental experts. the danube is absorbing the slung with little harm. this comes as the initial estimates are advised about the spill. 150 to 180 million-gallons of the stuff washed over the towns when a dam broke into the plant on monday.
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they also say no one can live in the towns ever again. and back in the u.s., there was a problem aboard a passenger plane there florida. a right engine of the allegiant plane broke, but everyone was fine. a man said he was postponing his heart surgery for an unusual reason. i say, wait, i want to see the football game and i said, yes, and he looked at me and he. [ indiscernible ] >> the plan needs a new pacemaker and he has a back up plan of sorts. he's going to watch the game down the street. and still ahead on eyewitness news at noon -- stick around, your complete first warning weather forecast 2 1/2 minutes
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so who is "making stuff up"? the news media say it's bob ehrlich... with attacks that have been called "false" and "misleading." made up attacks bob ehrlich knows aren't true. but here's what's not made up. bob ehrlich's $3 billion in taxes and fees. the $2.5 million he got paid working at a lobbying firm. or the fact ehrlich worked for the casinos
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to put slots at arundel mills mall. now, bob...that's all true. all right, this is conrad. he's a chihuahua and 2 years
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old and he's bounced from shelter to shelter. may have been a case where the owners had to move, and couldn't take him along. either way, it's a -- >> he's a heart stealer. >> he has a beautiful nonchihuahua like -- well, it's a mix, well, he's not your normal -- well, i used to work at target chihuahua. and he's 2 and he's at the maryland spca. and of course, the yellow scarf, compliments of mr. basement. what a beautiful, beautiful chihuahua. >> well, i think he'll just lay there. >> yeah, i'm not disagreeing with that. he's made to follow the grateful dead, he's layed back. well, all right, thank you guys.
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this is a weekend where anything you want to do outside, your dogs, children, your family, anything you want to do, the weather will cooperate and the average this day, the normal high is 70 degrees and we're still going up and we're going up to around 80 and we have 39% humidity and a west wind at -- and 69 in pax river and ocean city and we have 71 at bwi and d.c.. and we're looking at a nice pattern with temperatures coming from the south west and well above the normal temperatures. we'll be going above the 70- degree average. and cooler air well to the north and the high pressure in control staying throughout the weekend. not until the beginning of next week, we're talking about tuesday before we see the next chance of showers.
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and mild ire shifting to warmer air and we'll be more spring like than fall like and the high pressure brings us the dry air and the overnight low staying mild around 50 degrees and sunset at 6:38 and we have a west wind on the bay and the forecasted high goes up to around 70, well, 75 to 79 degrees and 47 degrees tonight and we'll have the five-day forecast and the raven's forecast again. all right, still to come on wjz-13 eyewitness news at noon. don't sweat it. perspiring comes easier to some,
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in today's health watch report. arthritis is on the rise. 22% of all adults in the country suffer from the painful joint condition. the cdc says it's because of the aging of the population and high rates of obesity are also involved. and it turns out, there's truth to the saying, men sweat and women glow. researchers studied people as they exercised and found that women have to work harder than men in order to start sweating. and the researchers point out that women should take extra
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care in hot conditions. and a reminder, the great prostate cancer challenge continues sunday from 8:30 to 2:30. that's in northwest baltimore. for more information, call the number on the screen and go to the community calendar. that's part of wjz's community commitment. check in to the news tonight. we'll tell you what's killing the honey bees. and this is solving the riddle about to all we eat. and what you weigh could effect how much you earn. we'll explain. flash that's at 4:00, after dr. phil and stay with us, the five day forecast is coming up. ,,,, eaks to send jobs over seas.
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,,,, i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college. so i worked for a $2,500 tax credit to help pay for college. fought to get pell grants expanded and insisted that college loans go directly to kids instead of through banks. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message. because it's not about the next election, it's about the next generation. right? yeah!!!
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welcome back, would you like this. >> well, here it is. >> press it to the right. >> are we changing the channel, we'll be watching 11. >> take a look at the five-day forecast. gorgeous, too. wednesday, now, 72 and we have so much going on. the hot rods cruise and the inboat and the sailboat show and the ravens are playing and a bunch of things are happening and the weather will be great.
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i can't say indian summer, we haven't had a frost yet. don't forget tonight's lineup. it's "blue bloods." followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. thank you for watching. i'm don scott for jessica kartalija. >> and i'm tim tom. ,,,,,,,,,,,
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