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message, the women, participants who are going to be modeling the fashions are breast cancer survivors. it sounds like a fabulous evening. we're going to tell you how you can get involved. we're a little over two weeks away from the race for the cure in hunt valley. you'll be able to see that on abc2. we're the big sponsors of that. also comfort food. how to eat it with without putting anything on your waistline. she's not a magician but she's close. and rob wilson will be here, constellation player championship went off about an hour ago. first-round coverage. 10:46. that's the foursome you want to see. i'll tell how is in it. there's a pharmacist shortage in the country but locally notre-dame is opening up a new pharmacy school. we'll learn more about that and how you can get involved. >> you've been at the university of maryland pharmacy school. that place is stuffed with pharmacists. "pets and vets" coming
today. apparently a 900-pound beagle. it's not that big, but it's big. and we can answer your questions today. and here's justin berk. >> i was talking to our nutrition expert coming in today. jamie will be happy to know there's a light beer that is lighter than light. it almost floats. i don't know if you are allowed to taste it on the air. westminster, we've had a clear night. at least a mostly clear night but check out this time lapse, after sunrise, watch the clouds build in over the ridge to the west. looking at a partly sunny to mostly cloudy setup in westminster. 51, feels like 48. a little wind chill there. still looking at mostly sunny skies just to the south in mount airy. it will be mostly sunny, windy at times, 67 as our two-degree guarantee but we'll see more sunshine than we have had over
the last couple of days. 9:02. back to you. >> every morning with start with our top stories. this is a hard one. the death toll is rising in the south pacific following this week's tsunami. the tsunami was caused by an earthquake tuesday morning. it's so far killed 149 people. meantime the military is transporting medical personnel, food, water, medicine, to samoa as well as american spoil. indonesia hit by another earthquake, the second one in 24 hours. rescuers are pulling out victims from the heavy rubble of buildings knocked over in wednesday's powerful quake that killed at least 529 people. officials there now expect that number to rise. to an abc2 news exclusive -- a woman in northeast baltimore is burned after a fire starts in her home overnight. this fire started around 1:00 this morning. here on sheldon avenue. when the fire department got there they found her out front and badly burned. she was immediately taken to
the bay view burn center. we don't know her condition at this hour. one firefighter suffered a minor burn in his ear. fire officials are still trying to figure out how this started. earlier we reported how two teens saved that woman from the fire. now we're learning the story of being heroes may not be the case. we'll continue to follow this story. we'll update you throughout the day on abc2news.com. another story exclusive to abc2 news. a man and woman are in the hospital this morning recovering from an early morning stabbing. the man tried to attack the woman, we were told, but the woman fought back stabbing him in the neck. the incident happened near lafayette and federal streets. the two were taken to the hospital. they are expected to be ok. a couple is behind bars this morning in baltimore county. in connection with the death of this man. their landlord. the body of 74-year-old david weeks was found in his home in rosedale last friday and now the man and woman who had been renting a room from him are accused of killing him. police say weeks planned to
have the couple evicted on friday. michael dimat thai and his girlfriend are charged with first degree murder. the medical examiner didn't have specifics as to whether the duct tape and pillow were cause of his death. mayor sheila dixon may have to be in two places at one time. lawyers want the mayor to go through two separate trials. she faces charges accused of stealing gift cards from needy families. she will go on trial for the charges in november but her attorneys want to delay her other trial where she faces perjury charges. in that indictment the mayor is accused of lying about gifts from her former boyfriend, real estate developer ronald lipscomb. and her attorneys are trying to have those charges thrown out of court. family and friends are still trying to cope with the loss of a teenager who lost her battle with the h1n1 virus. destinee parker, an eighth grader at montebello academy is the second young person in baltimore to die after coming down with the swine flu. she is the ninth person in our state. her death comes a week before
the state is expecting its first shipment of the vaccine. put down the cell phone and drive. the texting ban is in effect starting today. from now on if caught texting while driving you could be fined up to $500. the bans sending messages but doesn't cover reading a text message. also doesn't cover talking on the phone. those are still legal. don't forget to slow down. dozens of speed cameras are now up and running around baltimore city if you're speeding and get caught the law goes into effect today so this is how it works -- for the first month drivers who exceed the speed limit by at least 12 miles per power get a warning. you yet that in the mail. after that you get a ticket. that is about $40. today marks the beginning of breast cancer awareness month. we're starting the month out with a little information on a runway show. >> coming up, these rrchts your typical models, we introduce you to the models that are
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got a wife and kid in baltimore. springsteen opened up at giant stadium. he'll be in your town november 20th. we have a nice temperature in the 60s here. >> thank you. you take art, entertainment, fashion and raising money to fight breast cancer. that is what steps for the cure is all about. designed to raise funds and education, health care needs and others for breast cancer awareness survivors in maryland. 35 breast cancer survivors will strut their stuff on the catwalk. we have a founder here, the plastic surgeon, dr. dr. larrylict lic -- licht stein. and two of the models. how did this come about? >> my wife and i relocated to baltimore three years ago. she had health problems in south florida. we moved here. she wanted to do something to thank me for relocating my practice so she decided to put
together this location and we wanted to thank the community in baltimore. as a plastic surgeon i deal a lot with breast health. it was a very important issue for us so we put together the steps for the cure. we wanted it to be fun, exciting. it's bryant park comes to baltimore. it's breast cancer survivors walking the runway in special outfits made for them. we're celebrating their survival, thinking of women walking the same steps and trying to raise funds for a special organization, the breast cancer research foundation. >> do you know what you're going to be wearing? have you seen it? >> oh, yeah. >> how do you like it? >> it's gorgeous. it's not totally together but it's going to be fantastic. >> it's also got to be incredibly emotional. you two are modeling but are both breast cancer survivors. jeannie, have you thought at all about what this means to participate in something like this? >> oh, it's fantastic.
it's an opportunity to have a great time. usually people are asking me to sweat. i'm on the phone or i'm walking or i'm marching or putting up posters. this is, you know, got a wow factor. like, the red carpet. >> it likes like so much fun. nicole, your story is amazing because, you don't hear this a lot but you were diagnosed at 20? >> yes. >> with stage three. >> yes. >> how -- what was that like? >> i think a lot of people that are younger, my age, don't think it could happen to them. breast cancer is typically known to be post menopausal. it's a wakeup call that it can strike at any age. it's important to listen to your body, to get your annual checkups and be on that even when you're young because it can happen to you. this event is great to be a part of because it does celebrate survivor shi ship but also raises awareness of the disease and who it can happen to.
>> it's a big message. you had no family history, either. >> right. even if you're doing everything right in life you still need to live that active healthy lifestyle. without family history it could still happen to you as well. >> you run into women like this a lot? with the work that you do. it must also be -- they have both said it's an honor to be part of this fashion show but it must also be an honor to have them be part of it. >> it's our pleasure. what we hope to do is create a event that really moves people that attend, not only participate but attend, with the hope that other people will want to be involved. and activism and raising funds and awareness. and we really want to make an impact on our community. >> what are you going to wear? >> i'm wearing a ball gown. a purple, deep purple silk taffeta ball gown. >> you? >> the designers try to make it personal, with your life experiences and what you like to do. i had talked to my designer
katie about how i was into dance. we did theatrical uniforms. she designed the very, like, eccentric outfit. i love the beach, also. it's kind of like a mermaid, like a life. we're doing crazy hair and makeup. it's just really fun. it's a show. i said go for it. be creative. i'm really excited. >> if you want to be creative this is the place to go. and christian soriano, who is local, on project runway, he's hosting the event? >> yes, it's the second year he's joining us. he was here last year. the winner from "project runway" several years ago. a maryland native. we have other professional designers. some have donated outfits. and we concentrated on mica students because we want to bring that generation and make them more aware of philanthropy measures as well. >> before we go, i'm getting wrapped but everyone has to know about this -- steps for
the cure, october 0 10th, starts at 7:00 p.m. for more information, there's an e-mail address at the bottom of the screen as well as a web site. thank you so much for coming in. what a wonderful thing you started. >> thank you for having us. jimmy? >> justin. >> i want to find out, by the way, lady gaga is going to be proud when she sees some of the dresses. 53. we want to hang on to some of the places to the west. kingsville, 51. winds were a little breezy gusting to 12 miles per hour. at 52, the latest number in baltimore, 55 in easton. 50 york. a fairly uniform spread across the metro region with 37, the current reading back towards oakland. a sign of deep fall chill trying to roll in and the core. cool air still sitting across the ohio valley that will spill across our region this afternoon. even though the clouds are thin and trying to break up back towards our west we're still under the influence of this storm that is retreating off
through eastern canada providing us with a deep chill for today. the neck band of clouds and rain rolling through the upper midwest. that is actually a push of warmer temperatures. that will try to get in here for tomorrow. until then we're actually looking for, again, clearing sky. today more sunshine and we've seen -- than we've seen most of the week, the clouds come back in tomorrow morning. maybe an afternoon shower but better chance of showers and storms may fire up on saturday afternoon. with even warmer temperatures and approaching cold front. 67 today. clearing sky. for those of you still dealing with the clouds but remain well below normal and for tonight not as chilly, we're back to about 51. tomorrow, we'll see the reversal with the clear skies in the morning giving way to thickening clouds and maybe an afternoon shower. our high up to around 72. catch us on line at abc2news.com. get our latest, well, weather information, interactive doppler radar and our weather graphics on your computer screen at the bottom of the weather page. 9:16. back to you. "2 your health" -- we're still eating leftovers from sunday's tailgate at the ravens
game. burgers, dogs, ribs. is there a way to have comfort food and still control our waistline at the same time? melissa, our nutrition and wellness expert puts it on the plate for us. let's have a beer. >> all right. i'm ready. when it comes to tailgating obviously we all went beer, right? it's pretty high in calories. if you go for the lite beer you're not always getting the lite option. that means it's lighter than its counter part but not as compared to the other lite beers on the market. when you're looking for lite beer, look for one that is under 75 calories. i brought beck's. if you never tried it it's good. if you don't want the lite beer, what you can do is for every beer you have you have to promise you'll have a bottle of water in between. it will not only cut down on your calories, it will help
keep you hydrated outside. >> this is beck's premiere lite. >> 64 calories, it's good, try it. >> you say chicken instead of the hamburgers and hot dogs. >> yes. we still want good tailgate fair but you have to cut down on the calories a little bit. barbecued chicken. on the side instead of macaroni salad or potato salad or chips go for the corn chips. you can add a little salsa to that as well. >> not a bad deal. garlic mash bodyos. >> this is -- garlic mash potatoes. >> you you know these are going to be on everyone's buffet table heading into the holidays. they can add up to thousands of calories. it's very easy to eat 3,000 to 5,000 calories in a thanksgiving meal. >> how many? >> 3,000 to 5,000 calories in a thanksgiving meal. there are ways to make the side dishes a little more healthy. you can swap out the white flour pasta for wheat pasta.
instead of the full fat cheese you can use a little of -- a little higher flavor cheese like a bleu cheese, something stronger because you don't need as much in there. you can use evap raid milk as well as, instead of the butter. same for mashed potatoes. you can do that and add -- smash up potatoes and add in garlic. add in spices because it will taste as good as if you dumped the whole stick of butter in there. >> hot chocolate? >> yes. my favorite trick for that is to buy dark chocolate chips, melt them in the microwave. put them into your low-fat milk and spin them in. that way you're not using that really high-fat syrup we all buy from the store. then if you don't like dark chocolate chips you can go ahead and get cocoa powder. it's sold at every store in the baking section and that will be a lot lower in calories. >> we end up with dessert. pumkind pie. >> this is pumparfait, it's a -- pumpkin parfait.
it's a swap for pumpkin pie. this is in a can from the store. you can add in yogurt or vanilla pudding mix and crumble graham crackers on top. >> it's good? >> really good. >> how many calories are we saving? >> hundreds and hundreds of calories. on this alone you're going to save about 200 calories a dish. for this you'll save about 100. for the pumpkin pie you'll save around 200 or 300 calories. >> all right. >> this beer is just unbelievable. is there anything in it? no, there is something in it. all right. melissa, you're great. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> megan, what do you think of this very lite beer? >> you strike me as a lite beer loving kind of guy. if you're a golf fan, even if you're not you might want to head to timonium this weekend. that is because some of the biggest golf tournaments in the country once again in our backyard. we find out why it's worth going to see the golf greats.
when we come back. but first we want to remind you, if you have a business, charity, any kind of organization and you want to get a free plug on the air, send your mug to cup of joe, 6400 york road, baltimore, maryland, 21212. just provide a little background information so we can let everyone else know about it. it's our "cup of joe" segment. we'll be right back. [clear]
the constellation energy senior players championship comes to our town. the first group went off at 8:00 this morning. the co-host, rob wilson, just got off the course and you're going back out? >> going back out. >> what is the crowd going to be like this weekend? what do you think? >> today should be awesome. going off around 10 something is nick funk, tom pryce and watson. that's the group to watch. that's where the crowd is going to be. i mean, to get three players in one group like that on a single day. >> watson is coming off on the pro tour. and he's in timonium. you got to follow him and fred funk. everyone i know who lives in the town nose knows freddy. >> they want him to win. the most normal down-to-earth
guy you would ever want to meet. >> hi, freddy. >> we saw him yesterday in his pro-am. he's under a little pain with the knee but he'll work through it he said and win this for us. >> these guys are all so fan-friendly, aren't they? >> all of them are. it doesn't matter what level they are or who they are. like, nick price in his day used to be so focused on thepack tour, now -- pga tour but now you can walk up to them and talk to them. >> if you put them rocky points today - >> they are so good. we talked to dave marr who covers the champions tour. we mention the new guys coming in. why don't the guys when they come in, at 50, dominate those who are 60? he says because they can flat out play. and they are in great shape. >> who will give us a good laugh if we go now and stand by
the ropes and watch them play. >> you just mentioned fuzzy zellar. he's a character. and craig statler is comical but all the guys will tell jokes. you name it and follow them, most of them will all tell jokes. fred funk, he's a little dry at times but is still funny, has a good time and tells jokes. >> you'll be out there all afternoon? >> all weekend. it's the last major, fred funk's in the running for the charles schwab cup. we're rooting for him to win and win it all. >> why should everyone come out to timonium and watch this? >> number one, it's baltimore country club. the place is like heaven. it's one of the nicest stops for the champions tour. they think it's the best golf course on the entire tour. plus, you want to see them play. you saw them on tv years ago. you can get up close and watch them. you can talk to them when they are done. >> we're worried about it leaving. >> the economy is tough, you
know? and it's not just about the people supporting it. it's sponsors, big money that has to take care of these events and it's tough. you want major events to stay in your town. we have to keep them in the town and have fun with it. >> you going to play any? >> no, not today. they didn't let me play in the event but i'll be playing here and there. >> keep going. >> thank you. >> rob wilson, baltimore county country club. constellation energy senior players championship. i heard 590 something volunteers from bge are out there helping. if you're looking for a new career, one place you might want to look is a place right in our backyard if you're thinking of going back to school a local college started a new school which could help with the shortage of pharmacists. locally and around the country. we're going to tell you about it when we come back. and also ahead, debuse as one of the biggest new shows on
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welcome back to "good morning maryland" at 9:00. these days there's no doubt about it, there's a shortage of pharmacists nationally and locally. the college of notre-dame in maryland opened up the school of pharmacy. it happened this year and it's to help communities in need. abc2 news sherrie johnson headed out to the college to meet some of the inaugural class. take a look. >> reporter: college of notre-dame of maryland has been around since 1895. it sits on 58 acres providing students with the liberal arts education. but these days there's something new at the school. a school of pharmacy. >> what we want to be able to do is take that knowledge they learn and apply quality care to all the patients that are out there. particularly those patients in the underserved communities. >> reporter: last week college of notre-dame of maryland school of pharmacy welcomed its first class. administrators received nearly 500 applications but only 70
students were admitted to the four-year doctorate program. 29-year-old patrick donahue is looking forward to being a part of something so new. >> stimulating for me because i would be part of a new, something, brand new thing that is going to be good. and i would be the -- leadership is one of the qualities i think is important. it's going to come out of this whole program. and being the first class is, like, you know, kind of being the leader. and its in own way. >> reporter: administrators at college of notre-dame say this new pharmacy school helps meet the needs of the communities. with more and more pharmacists needed on a national and state level local pharmacists are happy to see a new school emerge to welcome even more pharmacists into the profession. >> there's so many things that pharmacists are doing now. we're trying to get more into health care, providing different services, diabetes management, and more. there's the need for more pharmacists to follow the needs of the community.
>> reporter: with the right education these students are well on their way to becoming top-notch pharmacists. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> the college of notre-dame school of pharmacy will be fully accredited in 2013 after the first class of graduates. and dr. valerie hogue from the school of pharmacy is here to tell us about it. thank you so much for coming in. >> thank you. >> it must be exciting. how's it going? >> it's going very well. we're fulfilling a pioneering tradition of a college of notre-dame of maryland. the college of notre-dame is really a college of firsts. it was the first school of pharmacy at a women's college in the united states. so we are on the cutting edge of providing not only good quality health care for our state but also for the nation. we're very excited about the inaugural class of 70 students. >> i thought it was interesting, you mentioned it was the first for women. this is actually a great field for women, what i've read but
why is that? >> it's a wonderful field for women. i can say that, having been a pharmacist for over 20 years now, providing not only education to patients but to students. the field actually, we're graduating at least 65% of our graduates nationwide are women. the field offers many, many areas in whiff women -- which women can work, not oath full time but part time and balance their family life. you find farms siforts in the community, pharmacists in communities, hmos, federal agencies, there are so many avenues. it gives women plenty of opportunities. >> it's great. you hear this is a hot field right now. it's also a field where there are no -- people are having trouble finding pharmacists. is that why it's a hot field? or are people just becoming more interested in it? ? i think it's a little of both. there's definitely a need. both statewide and nationally.
it's anticipated by some estimates that over 150,000 new pharmacists will be needed by 2020. and there still are, both within the state and nationally, many place that's can't fill their open pharmacist positions. they are having some difficulty with that. we at the college of notre-dame in maryland are trying to ease that burden a little bit. >> are you getting applications? >> we've gotten many applications since we started the new class. our name is now out there, thanks to folks at abc2. we are actually getting a lot of applications at this point. it's a lot different from last year when we had first started. >> good. what if somebody sees this and thinks, it's something i could be interested in? how would you advise them to go about, maybe pursuing a career in pharmacy or at least looking into it? >> a lot of the things you need to do is basically what you
would do in any -- pursuing any professional career but for pharmacy we would also encourage you to get to know what a pharmacist does. do some research about the profession. invest some time in understanding the kinds of things that we do. we are the medication experts. and we not only ensure delivery of medications but ensure appropriate medication use. having students to learn more about what they are about to enter is very important. also, you've got to look at the course work. at least 72 hours of course work, semester course work is needed. in order to apply. and that includes some of the basic sciences and some of the general education requirements. but if anyone is ever interested in knowing what they need to know for our school they can certainly look on our web site at www.ndm.edu. >>
the number is on the web site. congratulations with all of that. thank you so much for coming in. >> thank you for having me. have you ever had the feeling of deja vu? have you ever had the feeling of deja vu? most people have. but have you seen your future? coming up next, we're going to sit down with one of the stars of the new abc hit show "flash forward" and try to figure out how everybody in the world blacked out at the same time and then had this vision of the future. 9:37. we have a vision of sparrows point high school, 54 degrees. 4 is what it feels like 54 is what it feels like. 54, 54. let's look outside now from harbor cam. blue sky dominates baltimore, chilly breeze, clouds lingering to the north and west. we'll talk about warmer temperatures on the way after today. we'll be right back. excuse me, mary?
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"flashforward." if you have not, you'll hear about it in school. at the office. we have one of the stars joining us now out in beautiful california, john cho. how are you? >> good, good morning. or evening. >> guide me through this. we're living our lives and all of a sudden we black out. everybody accept, so we thought everybody blacked out at once, right? >> yes. what happens is, everybody, the premise of the show is that everyone on earth blacks out for two minutes and 17 seconds. and, as you can imagine it cause as lot of mayhem, planes are in the air, people in the operating table, cars crash. during that blackout everyone experiences a vision of their future that takes place on april 29, 2010. and joseph fiennes and i play fbi agents who are trying to piece the story together.
>> so then you come to. i guess you're, like, waiting for a deja vu moment? >> yeah. i mean, we're trying to recall what we saw in our flashforwards, in order to -- and using that to the advantage, using those clues to try and piece together why it happened. >> i know everybody's going to compare your show with "lost." do we have the right to do that? or are we two separate entities? >> sure. well, we're not that show. though that's a very flattering comparison. there's a lot of fans of "lost" on our set. there's actually a couple of cast members from "lost" on our set. i think we're different in that our focus is less on the mythology part of it and more on the angle of what do do you when you see a piece of your future? how do you react? how does it affect your
personal life? >> man, when you saw this script and plot what did you think at first when you read through it? >> i was like, whatever. >> really? just like that? >> i can do better. that was an extraordinary piece of writing. i called my agent and said let's make this happen. give me a meeting. >> john, do you see this catching fire on the internet? you know the blogs starting to pop up, everyone trying to figure out what you're going to see on that someday in april. do you think that's going to catch fire? >> i hope so. and, i'm told that there's the, the www is buzz with activity. i personally try to stay away from it because i'm extremely delicate and don't want to get insulted. >> i hear you. you play an fbi agent and you're just about ready to break up a terrorist plot before you blacked out? >> yes, sir. we were actually --
literally chasing a suspect in the middle of a high-speed chase when it happened. >> it's a great show. "flashforward." i wish you you nothing but success. >> i appreciate that. >> we'll be very sensitive to your feelings on our web site, ok? >> i am so sensitive. jamie. >> all right. "flashforward." have a good april. >> all right. >> "flashforward" here on abc2. you can see the new hit show "flashforward" right here on abc2 -- i just said that. tonight at 8:00. it's followed by "grey's anatomy" at 9:00 and the season premiere of "private practice" coming up at 10:00. megan? >> do you want jamie's job because you can have it? this is beau, the giant of beagles. he's a big guy. we'll introduce you to him. he wants you to know if you have a question about your pets, dr. fioramonti is here to answer it, right? >> yes. call now. why is my cat doing that? what's up with my dog?
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you've ever seen? >> it's close. he's not the record but he's close. he's 60 some pounds. his name is beau, he's about 3 years old, looking for a home at the maryland spca. it's a beautiful picture. he loves women. he's a little shy of guys. it took me a few minutes for him to warm up to me but we were able to do that in the studio before we came in. >> he's a sweetheart. >> he is. just sitting there, wanting some love. give the spca a call if you are interested. >> ualire calling the -- while you're calling the spca, we had some people call with you questions. alison from odenton, are you on the phone? >> hi. >> i have a jack russell with a bad allergy problem. >> i think we're having trouble hearing you. she's got a jack russell. bad allergy problems. want to know if there's anything at home that will fix the allergies? >> there's not a lot of home remedies you can do. there are a few things though. the most important thing that you can do at home to help keep
your dog from scratching and having irritated skin too much, do some shampoos. you can pick up a nice oatmeal shampoo at the pet store. if you use it one once a week, lather up the dog, rinse him off, lather him up again, let it soak for about 10 minutes. rinse it off. it will help coat that skin a little and help take some of the itch out. you can also be careful with your foods because a lot of animals have food allergies. use a proper food. and stay on one food. don't vary food a lot because that will help increase allergy problems. but if your dog is having a lot of allergy problems you really need to see your veterinarian, get them on some antihistamines. unfortunately, most of the over the counter human antihistamines don't work well in animals so you need a veterinary antihistamine. you go get them on that dosage and keep them on it most of the summer and fall you'll have less allergies. >> julie, are you on the phone? >> yes. >> you have a k-9 dog?
>> a 9-year-old male k-9, excellent dog but has anxiety issues when people come around me. doesn't want people close to me. it's a problem. >> how long has he been retired for? >> i've had him since he was 10 months old. >> ok. it's important to remember if he's got some anxiousness and anxiety you need to work with him slowly, in incremental steps to try to get him to get over it. when i first met bo this morning, bo was a little leary of men. the women could say hi, he didn't care. as soon as a male came up he tended to back away. there we go. i think he's already got a home. what we did with bo, we took some food because he's food-oriented. i fed him a little. instead of feeding him i would pretend to feed him and then give him lots of love. with your animal, find out his comfort level. take him up to the park somewhere with some doggy
treats and have people come up to him and give him candy or give him a zogy treat on a regular basis so he can get a lot of people used to coming up and say hi to him. if you work with that and get into a basic dog training program a lot of times you can work through some of the anxiety problems you but it's a very longterm problem. call your veterinarian, he may also give you other pointers. >> thank you so much for calling in. don't forget about bo. >> that's right. he's here. if you don't take him we'll get him a home at the spca. >> i want him. i don't know. he's so handsome and keeping a close eye on justice. you missed -- justin. you missed it. >> he has that leariness we have to work with him on slowly. >> he's a big sweety. justin? not you. >> he's watching me. he's getting ready. 52 baltimore. slow climb on the thermometer today. still 42 pittsburgh. in this blue shading, that's 30s. the clouds still trying to hang
onem little less push in the mid levels of the atmosphere sliding clouds through. we should dry out through today. still the cool northwesterly breeze, source of the chilly air. the source of the cool air across the great lakes. latest temperature in green bay, they were down to freezing but warms up on the other side. they are already approaching 60 in st. louis. the core of the cool air sliding through ohio, passing over us today. though modifies with the sunshine in the afternoon but that's the wrn why temperatures -- reason why temperatures are probably going to be as cool as they were yesterday. as soon as we push the warmer air in it comes with cloud cover. taupe, increasing clouds -- tomorrow, increase clouds, some rain. a better chance of that though in the afternoon. a cold front approaches through saturday afternoon. the morning will line up showers in the mountains but for us, if we do get our temperatures to push into the upper 70s we have a shot of getting thunderstorms around here. it's upper 60s for today despite the sunshine. we're looking a the 65 in
westminster. partly cloudy this morning, more sun in the afternoon. click, click, see you later, bo nice to know you. 66 degrees, good luck to him. as we're checking out this afternoon. good day to go out for a doggy walk. sunshine and lighter breeze, still up there at 10 miles per hour in easton, just 70. low 50s for tonight. again, we're expecting 72 tomorrow with a small chance of an afternoon shower. 77 on saturday with a thunderstorm in the afternoon. knocking it back to the lower 70s as we dry out sunday and monday. catch us on line at abc2news.com. and check out the latest weather conditions on our weather page. 9:53. back to you. >> he kissed you on the lips? >> i love that. >> from bo to dough. here we go. she writes in about her church's autumn fest. chesaco united methodist church, saturday from 8:00 to 2:00. 901 chesaco avenue in rosedale. for more information, 391-1564.
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