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[ cheers and applause ] pulled up after two months underground. the first of the trapped miners back aboveground and we have a live look for you at the top of the shaft. the 8th of the miners is on his way back to the surface. we have it timed out to bring it to you live. we have you covered here where a few pieces of pipe are covered into the morning commute. we'll have the details on this after the weather. i have the easy job, if you're joining us like a lot of us who didn't see the first miners coming out last night, it's interesting each and every time. it's very cool.
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52 now and 66 at lunch and clear skies and sunshine. and 63 degrees this evening and a big change tomorrow wind swept and heavy rains tomorrow. and here's sharon with traffic control. and a few accidents are also effecting the morning commute. one is causing delays on the westside of the beltway. we're getting word of that one on the westside approaching security boulevard. and also, an accident in dundalk on north point at battle grove road. as you mentioned, we have two water main breaks. one approaching the beltway and that's closed for repairs and baltimore national pike and edmondson avenue will be the best bet there. second in argonne drive.
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meantime, there's a look at the drive times and the speeds. there's a look at that delay. and that's slow on the outer lupe and there's the northwestside. still running smoothly. and remember, welcome is always on, for traffic information, you can go to don, back to you. i want to take you back live to chile, one man's commute is over. the 8th miner has been pulled from the ground. the man with the light on his hat, he's the 8th miner to come up. it took him 15 minutes to get to the top. we've been watching this all night long for you. and as marty said, it's a little different and always got some emotion involved. not far away from this man a woman and a young girl wait, we're assuming wife and daughter at this point. as he gets out of the gear,
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we'll go to charlie d'agata with the latest for wjz on the process. >> reporter: one by one, miners are trading the chamber for the arms of their families. it's an emotional break through, it captured chile and the world. he was the first to be freed. he hug his 7-year-old son and his wife. the second couldn't contain his excite. he jokingly handed out rocks and he lead cheers. he embraced about everyone he could get his hands on. this man never thought he would die in the mine, he had so many more years to share with his family. >> chile's president says that the faith of the miners moved
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mountains and made the miracle possible. -- and what's happening now, the 8th miner is hugged by his wife. and that's always an emotional scene to see. his daughter taped the capsule and i assume we'll see her next. he was more wobbly on his legs. 's the daughter and everyone who hugs seems to lose the hard hat. and no one's enforcing any osha rule. and we don't know the name of the wife and daughter. and that's an interesting thing to see. >> and you know, that's a really good story! too often, we cover, you know, look, i'm from kentucky, i can remember particularly one new
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year's eve, it was a bad scene in kentucky. a mine caves in and an equal number of men lost. this is a good one. >> yeah, and in west virginia. >> isn't that the truth. >> and again, interesting, you've said it. that could be this year's halloween costume. >> and you seem to have the oaklies -- >> and they're really concerned about their eyes. there's a great scientific community on site. and this is a great study. a thousand journalists are there with their lights on and everyone going live. and i mentioned to don, and y'all, during the last hour, if you're joining us, i hit the social networking sites and you see what -- and so many are
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going to the halloween parties as a chilean miner. and the randy ones will be the jump suits as shorts -- >> and it's a happy story, you wouldn't do it another way around. >> and we have another happy story for you this time around. if you were stuck in the tunnel and south of it. some of the drivers were forced to ditch their car and run. ash school bus caught fire inside the northbound lanes of the southern half of the fort mchenry tunnel. smoke pureed through and things are better this morning. >> good morning, andrea. >> reporter: good morning, don, this could have been a traffic nightmare and right before 5:00 a.m. we got word that all lanes in the tunnel are back open. and for about 12 hours last night, door three was closed.
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you've been here quite a while. like an hour. >> and chaos and terror inside the fort mchenry tunnel. a bus belonging to the company in rosedale catches fire. both the driver and an aide are forced to make a run for it. >> they were met by two civilians. >> and the drivers couldn't see anything as the smoke filled the tube faster than the system pulled it out. six of eight lanes made it out safely. >> the thought of being trapped with the fire was scary. we were talking about the concerns and hoping they were okay. >> again, all tunnels are back open this morning. experts say there was no stuck churl damage in any of the tunnels and all of that repair work was electrical.
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>> and thank you, andrea. a spokesperson says that a mechanical problem caused the bus to catch fire. >> about a hundred teachers are trying to stop a vote on a new union contract. it will reward them on achievement and some want more time to review the document before voting on it tomorrow. they say it will proceed as scheduled. >> and in sport, the next challenge is a trip to new england to face the patriots and they'll be without the injured safety ed reid. >> you can't worry about what people are saying. we could have a bad day an everyone could say how bad we are, it's what you do all the time that tells you if question -- if we're a good secondary. >> and of course, you can see
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the ravens playing sunday afternoon at 1:00 live here on wjz-13 and before that, a big game this week for the terrapins. they'll take on the tigers in clemson, you can see that saturday afternoon at noon. that's live here on wjz-13. and you know, on football talk, i think that bulldog and i need to suggest to jess. we're buds, that's why i joke with her. we don't know the sex of jessica's baby, they don't want to know, i think that's great. second time, you want to know. and if the baby is a girl, name her raven. how big do you think that will go over? okay, and i thought i would ask a friendly question. and post game show. got mark viviano in the studio.
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and we'll be in the field house. only our audience. can we take a shot of the mining in chile. i mean, they're giving us rotating shots. first miner is up, doing well, saw his shadow, expect six more weeks of summer. everyone's wearing jackets, must be chile. and take a look at the day parts. nothing sacred from satire. going to a high of 62. we'll be at 63 this evening and more rain coming tomorrow. it will be a wind swept and rainy day. that's why the ronster's joining us. and the race is tomorrow. and that's going to be as foul of weather as you would want tomorrow.
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take it away, pal. >> it seems that every year, the weather is always the same. 43 schooners will make the trip down the bay tomorrow. we have a preview of the race when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on. ,,,,,,
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we're wondering about how they're an hour ahead of us, we checked out the vertical line from here to the west coast of chile, it's amazing. >> you're telling me that they're east of us? >> yes, by one hour. >> wait, wait a second! >> you can see, it's daylight there, not here. you had to run to the atlas again. >> i don't have time to do it -- >> you've got to be joking me.
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>> and sharon is consulting her maps and marty's consulting a map. >> and taking a look outside in baltimore. i always assumed -- looking it's dark. >> everyone would assume that. >> that's not chile, that's here. wait, that's baltimore. yeah, that's chile. >> wait a second? >> that's a geographical wakeup. >> >> i'm good on geography. and people are fleeing this conversation. >> and let's take a look at this, 52 degrees and north, north east wind and the drop for at 30.01. er and 61 ocean city. 52 easton and pax river, warmer and 57 on kent island. and the direct at 56 and
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westminster and bel air in the 40s. there's a coastal low getting ready to slam our way. low is out to the west and, well, it will be a wind swept, rainy day tomorrow and the low gets east of the area and drags the colder air in, that's the news. today, sunny and not as warp as yesterday. it's near normal clouds and 47 for the low. and rain heavy at times. 61-degrees is the high and friday, slow clearing and a windy, chilly day and 59 degrees. and hurricane pauline is a category 2. pauline is now, the models are favoring a solution that pauline will move in between south florida and northern cuba more so hugging cuba more than the straights and some models
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are showing the lazy lupe around the yucatan. don, take it away. >> how are things going with traffic control. >> hi, there, good morning, everyone. it's busy and it's that time of the morning. we have an accident on the westside of the beltway and it's causing the delays. it's on the westside approaching security boulevard. a second crash at baa battle grove road and a third blocking solly road. take 648 instead and two water main breaks causing issues. the first blocked and that's approaching the beltway and that's closed for repairs due to the water main break. another water main break in the city, blocking the right lane of argonne drive. and take cold spring lane as the alternate there. and there's the speeds on the beltway. it's getting slow down to 39 miles per hour and 795 and 95.
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we can take a live look down at that and heavy volume there and heavy volume on the northwestside at greenspring and no delays. and that's at the key bridge. this is brought to you by the toyota dealer. buy right the first time, save more in the long run. back to you. first off, chile makes delaware look fat. >> it's at the northern part of the chile, that's the farthest east and then, if you go straight up, you're in nova scotia -- and barbados. >> a lesson we've learned.
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that's really something. well, all right. >> daylight here, still nighttime here. and ronster joins us. we're on the -- well, down at the corner of broadway. >> well, i was able to find fells point, that's amazing for me. >> the schooners will be making the race tomorrow. and here's paul. good morning. -- at 5:00, the boating will line up and they'll parade through and beautiful site, full sails up and boats from
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main to florida will be out. beautiful, beautiful. bring your kids and pick out boats. we'll have a live feed and go to and track the boats going down the bay. >> good to see you, paul. >> and captain yan miles and the others, good morning, everyone. and the pride of baltimore two, you came in yesterday. >> yeah, we've been away all sum aeroand we needed to celebrate. >> great lakes, a lot of festivals associated with the preserve the great lakes and many cities, all there -- and now, we're back. >> your family helped get this
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started? >> yes, my father started it in 1990 and it's grown a tremendous amount of vessels and all around the world. we've had schooners from all over the countries. this year, the captain's grandson. >> who are you? >> al roper and we'll have the education program and school children down here and learning about the bay and serving the bay. >> i'm john from the myth thick wailer. i want everyone to spread out. and this is captain jonathan ka,ac. >> and this is from the united states merchant marines academy and we're thrilled to be here. >> we're thrilled to have you here. >> thank you.
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> >> the great race, it's tomorrow and the parade of sails tonight. come on down to fells point, it's something to see. >> grab him for a second. >> and weather is going to play into this. we basically have a nor'easter tomorrow. >> and the weather tomorrow, it could be like a nor'easter. it will be wet and we'll have a cold front and it will be windy grandchild. >> and get ready to roll! >> yes, we have to go, the race goes. >> the race goes. the race goes irregardless. >> we, we know that. but, you know? man. >> the conditions aren't so bad accept for the rain. sometimes, we don't have wind and we'll have wind.
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once it's cold, it won't be as violent and that can be problematic. when we have an initial gust, it can be hard on the boats, but off we go. >> good luck. >> god speed. >> one of the best weathermen, john miles. i used to spend time on the pride. they have weather on the pride. >> and especially pride two. >> yeah. >> let's move ahead. maryland is going to celebrate halloween and we would like you to send your halloween related photos to click on the top of the link and look for the photos here and as part of a slide show at eaeaeaeaeaeaks to send. eaeaeaeaeaeaks to send. i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college.
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inherits a billion-dollar surplus, low unemployment. o'malley signs the biggest tax hike in maryland history.
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raids chesapeake bay fund to cover spending. gives raises to top aides. business climate ranks 45th worst in the nation. now 200,000 jobs lost. o'malley covers up jobs report that proved maryland's economy stalled. if re-elected, o'malley will raise taxes again. whether he does, is up to you. there's now a raffle fundraiser to meet bill clinton. >> and now, yet to come, more of the heart stopping rescues up next, we'll go back to
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chile, 25 miners are waiting to be plucked from their underground dung on-- dungeon. and people run from their cars from the fort mchenry tunnel. it was closed overnight, how will it effect if morning commute, we'll have a live report just ahead. in. if you're about to head out, we'll show you pictures and the speed sensors of the delays. >> is she's mother to two nfl quarter backs and the wife of a legend. she's a steel magnolia, by the way. >> she hates class enough not to say the name. we had fun with olivia. stay tuned. the morning edition continues of this.
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[ cheers and applause ] the reaction to prayers being answered in chile. eight miners have been rescued. we'll take you to a live look at the san jose mine right now. we're waiting for another rescue and the capsule just went back down the rescue tube and it's heading to pick up someone else. here, it's a glorious day start. look at the sunrise about to come. and as we say, this is a grand and glorious day start. we'll look at the forecast for the day. it will be sunny, enjoy it and tomorrow, it will be wet. 66 at lunch and going to a high of 68 degrees. we're in the low 50s now, don. not as grand and glorious. we have a delay on the wall streetside of the beltway.
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we can take a live look at liberty road. everything's running slow on the souther lupe with 40 miles per hour. it's all because of this accident on the westside, that's approaching security boulevard and we have an accident in dundalk at battle grove road and pasadena blocking sully road and take 648 and marley neck road. and this is the west of the city, westbound, frederick road. and baltimore national pike, that's the best bet there and another water make break in the city. and watch for lane closiers there. here's a look at the drive times and the speeds on the beltway. and you took a look at, that's slow at 41 miles per hour and 95. there's a life look at 95. that's at whitemarsh boulevard. that's getting busier as well. and you can possibly have to tap your brakes there.
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and this is brought to you by toyota. >> thank you, at the top of the news, at the bottom of this hour, the race from the bottom to top in chile. they're continuing to pull miners from the tunnels in chile. taking a live look outside of the mine now. eight have been pulled to safety already. sandra hues has the process for us and how it all works. after being trapped 68 days, they're being lifted one at a time in a rescue cage from their underground prison. each journey from 2000 feet below takes about 20 minutes. it could take 36 hours before they're all rescued. the shift leader is going to be the last man out. keeping their blood pressure
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stable is a big concern. the miners have been taking salt tablets and they'll wear pressure stockings and they'll go to a triage station and see family. some miners are suffering skin and respiratory problems. some are planning celebrations, many families are asking for privacy after their two month other deal. we continue to look live at the top of the mine shaft. the oldest of the trapped miners. >> and to the breaking news from yesterday afternoon. a school bus catches fire in the fort mchenry tunnel yesterday. that's at the southern end of
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the tunnel before the evening rush. it effected it all the way through and wjz-13 and and and stay on the scene. >> good morning, andrea. >> good morning, everyone. >> bore three is where it's back open. and the thick, black smoke forced some drivers to leave the cars and run out. >> we've been here quite a while, like an hour. >> chaos and terror inside the fort mchenry tunnel. a bus belonging to the company catches fire and no children were on board, the driver and an aid were forced to make a run for it. they were slightly overcome with smoke. >> and thick, plaque smoke filled the tube faster than the ventilation could pull it out. and six of the eight lanes were closed and every driver made it
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out safely. >> the thought of being trapped, that's scary. we were talk about the people down there and hoping they were all okay. now, again, all tunnels are back open this morning. experts say there was no damage inside bore three, all of the repair work overnight was electrical. >> there was a mechanical problem that cause it to catch fire. this morning, gay servicemen and women should be able to service openly in the military. effectively, they barred the enforcement of the policy. the justice department is going to ask them to delay the appeal. to sports, a first for the state of texas as the rangers win a baseball play off series for the first time. cliff lee pitched a gem to the rangers and in the 5-1 victory
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over the rays rangers will host the yankees friday night. >> and we're weeks into the nfl season and there's pessimism as to whether or not the players will play next year. there was a meeting yesterday discussing it. for now, we'll enjoy the current season and take it game by game you can see the ravens facing patriots in fox burro sunday afternoon at 1:00 here. and the game followed by the post game shows and mark viviano with highlight and reactions and it's jessica, marty and the bulldog. and a big day of football and football talk here on wjz-13. listen, let's do a little bit of football talk now. >> okay. >> i hope -- now, keeping in mind, we're both union guy. we have been for three decades.
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exactly, correct. >> having said that, i would hope that both sides have looked at the -- have looked at baseball and how their problems gone public have effected the game and brought the current mall laze of attendance coast to coast to the sports. if they're not, they're too stupid for me to deal with. >> they have got to be. well, you would think so. life has to play out. and once again, two guys, a pair of money and sitting up in the stands. if both sides are so short sided -- my optic, should they go on strike, what will happen in these times [low audio] >> then, you know what, on ward and upward to the next distraction.
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i don't hang around people that stupid. well, start looking for a hockey team. >> hey, listen, can we bring in the -- the capsule just reached the bottom of the san juan mine and another guy is going in and they'll bring up the next miner. >> we've been looking at the live shot where it's been daylight for well over an hour. we have the harbor cam up and any of our cameras. we're amazed and starting to see the first light hit the horizon. it's 6:40 1/2 there and 7:40 1/2 there. and someone sent us the sunrise map. we were behind blown that chile is east of us. it's almost directly below
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barbados. with the way it all works out. and the west coast is east of us -- >> and they're getting into their spring. and that's mine blowing. >> and ecuador is west of us. >> so is catonsville. >> and let's take a look at this, this, this, graphic. and we have a storm effecting us tomorrow and the wind swept rains and the sunny, nice day and a high of 68 degrees. >> ? olivia manning joins us on coffee with. normally, when she sits there with archie, she takes the subservient role and she doesn't like dallas. >> you'll pick up on it.
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>> oh, you'll like it. a real steel magnolia joining us on coffee with. >> sharon has traffic control and first warning weather. stay there. adventure runs on dunkin', with our maple cheddar breakfast sandwich. breakfast just got a whole lot sweeter.
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you would have to reset the rhythm of your body day and night in that sequence if you were a miner. that's an interesting angle. 63% humid and a north east breeze at 10. western maryland in the low to mid-40s. er and 56 d.c. and 61 ocean city and 50 in easton and 58 in pax river and naval air. and now, 52 columbia and baltimore and rock hall. 53 degrees annapolis and kent island and 56 in the district. there's a low to the west and it's coming at us, it will be a soaking rain. almost, you can almost say
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nor'easter like because of the low. once it gets north east, it will shovel a cold front into the area. 68 today and not that warm and pleasant. and 47 and clouds tonight. tomorrow, wind swept rains and heavy at times. and we're moving on into friday, it will be a raw day friday. and saturday, sunday, 63 and we have a category two hurricane, that's paula. the solution for paula is favoring a move to the north and then directly to the east. look at the spaghetti models. right now, there's a leave it's hugging the north coast of cuba. >> and a lot more commuters are gathering on the get up and go. >> we have problems you'll have to get through as well including accident on the westside on the outer lupe.
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watch for that one. and second accident in dundalk, this is blocking lanes as well. it's blocking all lanes between battle grove and saint monica drive. take north point instead. another in pasadena blockingsolly road. and 648 is the best bet. and a water main break, that's blocking the lane there and you'll want to take baltimore national pike there and one more break that could effect the traffic on argonne drive and 95, southbound, slow approaching the bellway down to 895 and that's down to 25 miles per hour and the average speed the 42 miles per hour. and there's the average speeds on the beltway. 46 miles per hour there and 40 miles per hour on the westside. and there's a look at liberty road.
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and there's a look at 95 at west marsh. and this is brought to you by toyota. toyota, moving forward. and on the way to coffee with, we'll show you, a #th miner -- a 9th miner is on his way up. the cable is pulling the man up. it just started and he should be coming up in 15 to 20 minutes and the fact that the wheel is turning clockwise meaning they're making another run up the shaft. >> there you go. >> we're with olivia manning and this is furnished by february breeze -- fabreeze. >> welcome back. how are you doing? good morning, how are you? >> we've had you with us, and you've been with archie. thank you for leaving him at home. >> he sent me out on my own.
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i'm by myself today. well, we know how it goes with the wife of a superstar, you run the show any way. >> that's right. and before we get into what we'll be talking about, you are, the first family of new orleans. we read in a story today about the post superbowel baby boom and how they're calling the babies, new dat. and oh, my goodness, that doesn't surprise me. this place is crazy after the super bowl saints are having close games and people will complaining, but they're having a great season. >> and you're a long way from the paper bags on your heads again. >> that was not fun. >> yeah. >> and newdat. my boys wanted to do that.
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they wanted to put the bags on their heads. >> did they really ask that? >> was this last year? >> excuse me? >> did they really ask that? >> yes, they didn't know the significance of it and how bad our season really was, they were just little and they thought it was fun. it was like a halloween costume -- >> and let me ask you this -- did they go to archie and say, hey, did, we want to put bags over our heads. >> well, one time a reporter asking cooper his favorite quarter back and he said roger -- >> well, you can't choose between brother and father. not a bad one to have as your favorite. >> well, things weren't so great with the saints at the time.
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>> thank you. >> and tell archie he married up. i will, i'll tell him that. we'll talk to you later, bye bye. >> and there's the website. >> you know, it's interesting, i'm looking at superbowelxliv. what is it -- exlived. a game in north texas. >> yeah. >> and we'll take a break and come back. first warning weather and wjz- 13 tv traffic control after this. bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust.
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we have absolutely got a big soaker coming our way tomorrow. we'll get wind swept rain. enjoy the crystal clear morning and now, over to sharon gibala with traffic control. hi, sharon. hi, i'm not looking forward to the commute. we have enough going ton today. we have an accident on the outer lupe at security boulevard. and another accident in dundalk blocking all lanes of north point. watch for that and another one in pasadena. and water plain breaks blocking westbound frederick and another one on argonne between alameda and lock raven and 95, approaching the beltway. and we can take a live look outside at the beltway at wilkens avenue and there's 95, well, 795. this is brought to you by the cochran firm. call for more information and
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