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and make maryland an even safer place to raise our families.
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election day is approaching. >> and today, new insight of some of the state's most fiercely contested races. >> hello, i'm don scott. and i'm jessica kartalija. nearby here's what people are talking about today. over one week until election day. and early voting is well underway here in maryland. thousands are deciding contention issues and there are new polls giving glimpses into key races. >> reporter: the official election day is over a week away and now, already, voters are heading to the polls. >> it's nice to come out here and not have to worry about your schedule. >> reporter: a poll out this morning shows in anne arundel county, voters are evenly split on whether or not to build the casino next to the mall. and according to the poll, 47% want it and 45% don't and 8%
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are undecided and with the 5% margin of error, the race is a statistical dead heat. >> i happen to believe if question a failed, it's highly unlikely slots will be in anne arundel county. >> reporter: the race for governor has widened. >> and there are many examples of polls saying that one candidate's up and a week later, they don't succeed. >> governor ehrlich refused to believe the results. are you serious? -- well, two days ago, gonzales had five, well, that's a good pollster. i haven't heard that one. >> the sun's polls were conducted by opinion works. and former governor bob
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ehrlich is getting help from a national name. rudy giuliani told the crowd that he would do a better job of leading the recovery and governor o'malley has received the endorsement of michael bloomberg and on a national stage, president obama is on the campaign trail in road island. he's focusing the efforts on states where democrats are in danger of losing jobs. it appears both have time to sway the voters. 1/3 of voters are either undecided or could change their mind by election day. most polls show the republicans winning criminal of the house, not the senate. stay with us for the coverage. for the latest information, go to for more. and baltimore city police department is gathering to remember a police officer
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killed on a day of celebration for him. weijia jiang has more on the funeral of brian stephenson. >> reporter: good afternoon, don and everyone. detective stevenson was killed a few hours before his birthday and you can see a packed parking lot and nearly a thousand people are gathered to celebrate his life. >> reporter: whether they knew him or not, whether they were friends or colleagues. hundreds of members of the police force came together to pay their respects to the veteran. he was killed last weekend and he leaves behind a wife and four children. >> a wonderful person. he always helped other people. it's a tragedy, if you trust in god, he'll turn this into triumph. >> reporter: he's a retired city officer who worked with stephenson, one of the many who
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came to this new church for his funeral. he was killed last weekend over what the investigators describe as a fight. >> it's difficult. you can't escape, you know -- you know, you're leading the place and you can't escape the personal grief of it. so, i'll manage that as best i'm able. >> reporter: bealefeld says it's a day of grieving for the deaths of two others killed in the past month also. bealefeld admits that the police family is hurting. >> they'll keep handling the calls and keep making the city safe. that's what jimmy would have wanted and that's what brian and tommy would have done. they would have gotten back on their feet and they would have done their jobs. >> reporter: and tomorrow, it's a tremendous day for baltimore. the flag from the world trade
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center is coming to commemorate all three and it will be presented at the funeral of the officer of tommy ports wednesday. and for now, we're live in randallstown. >> and stephenson will be laid to rest in arbutus. the police are looking for a lead in the killing in east baltimore. three men were shot. and all three are expected to survive. the police haven't identified the suspect or the motive. more than nine years after her disappearance, the murder trial is underway for chandra levy. her body was found in 2001. an illegal immigrant is charged with her murder. her disappearance made national head lines when she was linked
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to gary condit. he'll testify at the trial. a pleasant start to the week and temperatures are above normal. we should see evidence of the clouds around this noon and what they'll bring. we're live with the coverage and marty bass has more. >> we'll look at this photo and roll it in for you this morning. we came to work at 4:30 and clear skies and clouds moved in and we're really getting ready to see a pretty, well, i think a dramatic warm and humid flow move our way. and as a matter of fact, to the west, i mean, we'll absolutely see, take a look at the first warning weather radar, big league thunderstorms firing up. and now, the rain coming our way, it's going to get here later on this afternoon. it will come [low audio]
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>> we'll have thunderstorms that, well, that might get rather zesty. and from the ocean shower activity, it's moving our way from the south west and however, [low audio] >> we have thunderstorms in the forecast for tonight. we'll look at the watch, warning and advisories and we'll look at how warm this last workweek of october will be. you guys take it away. safety officials will examine a road where several pedestrians have been killed. a 49-year-old woman was struck and killed a week and a half ago in curtis bay. it's the second time in the past month someone was killed and the four lane road has no traffic signal or crosswalk. they'll determine if there's a
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way to improve the safety fair. >> and right now, former employees of the espn center are protesting. they're filing a lawsuit against disney. disney didn't give them enough notice before the shutdown in june, they're saying. it wasn't easy, but the ravens go into the biweek on a high note over the bills of buffalo. ronald reagan is live at wjz-13 with more on the victory and a look at the road ahead. well, high, coming into the game, most expected the ravens to have an easy win, but buffalo had an early lead and then, the ravens get tricky. flacco finds boldin and he takes the lead in the second half. and for the second straight week, 60 minutes wasn't enough to decide in overtime, ray
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lewis ripped the ball away from nelson. that leads to a billy condif field goal. the ravens won it and the question today -- after the close win sunday, how do you feel about heading into the biweek at 5 and 2. well, i'm confident. a win is a win and it doesn't matter how we get there. >> it's a good opportunity for them to rebound and come back strong. >> i'm feeling good and confident. we'll have a great rest of the half of the season. >> now, we'll get rest and we can recooperate. it couldn't have come at a better time and it will give us the momentum to set up for the play offs. we need a jesus meeting for the team. and i'm sure a lot of people are saying that today. the ravens remain behind and
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the steelers had a one point victory against the dolphins yesterday. that's why they call it the nfl. back to you. and thank you, ron. the ravens will have sunday to rest up before they welcome the dolphins to town sunday after next. >> and that game was a little bit close for comfort. >> yeah, a lot too close. >> and still to come on wjz-13 eyewitness news at noon. wild weather and a tornado touches down in texas and leafs a trail of destruction in its wake. >> why google's mapping project may have gone into too much detail. and let's look outside this noon. marty will be back with the first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a tornado rips through a town in north texas and it's all caught on tape. the twister damaged the roof of a home and overturned cars. a baseball field was also destroyed. four were also hurt during the weather and several homes were
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damaged. for the first time, google is admitting the street view project downloaded passwords and e-mails from people. and google says they collected the data by accident and regulators are still investigating. still ahead on wjz-13 eyewitness news at noon, take a live look outside and please stay tuned. marty will be back with first weather warning forecast. and first, we'll look at today's midday stocks. ,,,,
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[ ehrlich ] four years ago unemployment in maryland was under four percent. today, it's nearly double. and nearly a quarter of a million marylanders are looking for work. in addition, we face a national health care plan that will hurt small business and cost us jobs. so we have to ask, are you better off today than you were four years ago? we're heading in the wrong direction. we need strong leadership. say no to things we can't afford. fix our health care plan. and refuse to raise taxes. martin o'malley can't do it. i will.
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this is going to confirm what you see there. there's a breeze and it's tumbling up from the south, south west. first warning doppler, it's going to show us moisture out to the west. and particularly, that stuff around own oak, that's moving our way. we'll have more late afternoon showers, however, having said that, let's look at the graphic. i mean, there's definitely going to be a band of thunderstorms out to our west on the otherside of the mountains with this warm and humid flow coming our way. we'll look at the watch, warning and advisory graphic. indeed, if we look at the water
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mark, we see the advisories to the south and west. for now, we're not looking at anything coming into the area of a zesty nature, but there are thunderstorms in nature coming in. the weather is here and the showers are moving our way from the south and west and 73% humidity, it's humid and 70 degrees now. what is this, the 25th? yeah, on the 25th of october. the barometer is this high. 67 elkton and 69 ocean city and 70, baltimore, d.c. and easton and 70 degrees in columbia and rock hall. and the upper 60s westminster and bel air. and oh, it's disco day in the weather center. how did you like that strobe? well, this is the moisture
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we're talking about. again, it will be mainly containing the energy to the left. we'll see showers coming our way. mostly cloudy and 76 is the high and there's the chance for high later on. and tonight, that's the low and 18 below normal. maybe a few thunderstorms and tomorrow, a beautiful day. after the morning fog, humid, a foggy morning and 75 degrees. we'll look at the rest of the five day. believe it or not. it will get hotter. that wasn't your specific halloween graphic? >> no, that was from the 70s party from the weekend. and health workers in haiti rush to contain a serious medical threat in the country. and remember, wjz is always on. here are the stories on the website.
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the death toll from the cholera out break in haiti is rising. it's killed more than 200. it's the worst medical emergency since the earthquake.
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and the officials are trying to prevent it from spreading to the capital. and many teens are unlukely to admit they use drugs even when they know they're about to take a drug test. researchers tested 400 teens after first asking them about the drug use. the team found that teens were more likely to test for cocaine than they were to report its use. you'll want to check back in tonight for a shocking shark attack story. a teen is killed while surfing with his friend. the interview with the man and how he tried to save his friend's life. and the latest move to the government for medium and heavy duty truck owners. join us for more at 4:00 after dr. phil. and stay with us, the five- day forecast is next.
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,,,,,, imagine denying a pregnant woman the choice of health care providers. only one senator voted with big insurance over pregnant women:
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andy harris. protecting our bay? harris was the only one to vote against cleaning up toxic waste sites. he always sides with the polluters, one of the worst environmental records in the senate. and harris was the only one to vote against extending education for special needs kids. no wonder his republican colleagues think he's too extreme. we can't afford his extreme ideas. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message [low audio] that looks good to me. and remember cbs's prime time line up and tonight, it's
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hawaii five owe and follow -- "hawaii five-o." >> and thank you for watching today. >> i'm don scott. >> and i'm marty bass and catch more at see you form. -- -- tomorrow. ,,,,,,,,,,
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