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far, jamie, back to you. all new here this morning: three people are dead after a deadly crash overnight in prince georges county involving an ambulance. the crash happened around midnight on marlboro pike. the suv slams into an ambulance and ripped it in half. the ambulance had to swerve to avoid a head-on collision. the suv then side swiped the ambulance and then hit a brick wall and a utility pole. the crash killed all three men inside the suv. another medic showed up, took two medics injured in the crash to the hospital. democracy 2010 right now: later today the city board of elections will begin counting nearly 2,000 absentee ballots and that could decide the race for baltimore city state's attorney. late last night, the incumbent for pat jessamy says after that
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count takes place, the battle could be far from point. >> reporter: a spokesmen is concerned about the integrity of the results. an attorney has heard reports of polls opening late, voting equipment malfunctioning and other problems. right now gregg bernstein holds a narrow lead over jessamy with about 1300 votes. both are waiting for absentee ballots to be counted. a city election official says there are about 2100 ballots and provisional ballots that still need to be counted. >> this is just not fair to the county, it's not fair to the voters and it's not fair to the process. the last thing we need to do is take the integrity out of the political process, the process of voting, that is, by having
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something like this occur. >> officials will begin counting those absentee ballots at the city board of elections, starting at 10:00 this morning. we're live in downtown baltimore, linda sow, abc2 news. after a nasty expensive campaign, kevin kamenetz is declaring victory for baltimore county executive. joe bartenfelder waited out a slow drip of results overnight. kamenetz says after such a bitter campaign, he's going to reach out to bartenfelder to help heel the division in the party. >> look, there's a, it's the same message i gave to my kids. there's a winner and loser in every ball game and it's not a refraction on either team. someone has to win, someone has to lose, but everyone gave it their strongest effort. at the end of the game you shake hands, say good game, and move
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forward. my hand is out and extended to joe and when we meet-- >> kamenetz will face republican ken holt coming up in the general election in november. an abc2 news exclusive now: what may have seemed like an everyday crime story has far from an everyday twist. police are still searching for a suspect after a liquor story robbery led to gunfire. sherrie johnson joins us here in the studio with this story. >> reporter: witnesses say it all happened so fast. this morning, the soccer coach is being hailed a hero. around 3:00, a security officer fired at two men trying to rob a liquor store at a shopping center. across the street, the mercy high school girls soccer team was practicing for a game. shots rang out, the coaches of the team and a police officer
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tackled one of the robbery suspects. >> we were all getting ready for our game. we heard the first gunshot. we didn't really know what it was. we were all just like "oh it's no big deal." then there were three more. we were looking around not knowing how serious it was. >> got the kids up to the school. and secured the area. >> reporter: the suspects ran away from the scene. one suspect was caught and arrested. police are still searching for the second suspect. four minutes after 5:00 right now: an anne arundel county mother says she's desperate. two years ago her son was murdered. police still have no suspects in this crime, now she's asking for your help. rudolf went to open the curtain when someone knocked on the
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window. he was shot. >> i said i can't leave right now. i said "i need to stay here to make sure he's okay." i promised him that i would never leave him. now i gotta leave. >> the anne arundel county cold case unit is searching for anyone with information in rudolf's murder. if you have information call the number on your screen. one stevenson university student is in stable condition at a university hospital. according to a statement issued by the school, other students who have been exposed have been identified. bacterial meningitis is contagious and could be a potentially deadly infection. let's look at the orioles. when toronto came to town this week, the orioles had yet to beat them once. all year long. last night, the orioles went for a sweep. let's go to the top of the 7th
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inning here. the orioles were up in this one, 3-1. we don't see it. all right, caesar osturis helps lead the way. orioles end upbeating the blue jays, the final score 3-1. orioles won 9 of the last 11 games. one-run jim to secure the victory. >> do you think they'll get people in the stands now that they're winning more? >> winning brings them back. >> buck showalter has turned this team around. i'm going to vote for him right now. >> you heard it here first. we're working for you here at abc2. we want to help get you through this tough job market. we have tips on how to make the best first impression with your resume. drivers in one city get a strange message when they call into their local dmv office. but first, let's get the message
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on your weather. here's justin berk. >> all right, we're taking a look outside, maryland's most powerful doppler radar. as you can see, we are quiet this morning. that may change this afternoon with scattered showers. right now let's go to the mta and check with mark jones. >> reporter: good morning from the mta. out there right now, heavy volume of passengers on the 13, 22 and 19 bus lines and look for the 27, 35 and 36 to be about 30 minutes late. the 10 and 30 taking a diversion at light and pratt. light rail metro subway and mark all look good for travel. from the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. [ male announcer ] it's sunday afternoon.
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maryland's most powerful doppler radar. five sweeps across the chesapeake, we're dry. nothing to worry about in terms of moisture falling from the sky. we light up the radar fields tonight and into tomorrow, as we have a cold front approaching the area. right now, temperatures ranging
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from 58, ellicot city. hartford. 60 in manchester. clouds have tried to roll in overnight. more cloud cover this morning, a lot less sunshine for today. with a partly to mostly cloudy sky. it'll be warmer as the two degree guaranteed high pushes us to 84 degrees. chance of a shower in the afternoon, moving our way by this evening and overnight. more on that and weekend outlook coming up. let's see what's happening on those roads. here is kim brown. >> reporter: justin, not much happening on the roads. in glen burnie, there's a fire near baltimore annapolis boulevard and mountain road. right now as we look at our drive times, we don't have issues on the beltway, outer loop is all clear between bel air and providence road. 95 southbound looking good between white marsh boulevard and 695.
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no problems between the 83s. here we are on the harrisburg expressway, warren road. traffic is very light. no delays between mount carmel towards 695. jamie, back to you. with the job market the way it is right now, players are looking at hundreds of resumes. >> we have advice for you on how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. another police beating caught on tape. was this necessary use the force? we'll find out. ♪ [ monkey cheeps ] [ male announcer ] a bath becomes even more pleasurable when you know that your water is being heated in an environmentally- conscious way while saving you hundreds of dollars on your water-heating energy bill.
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time now is 5:15. thanks for joining us on this thursday morning. abc2 news is working for you. you never get a second chance to make a first impression. for many job seekers these days, that first impression isn't always face-to-face. it's through e-mail with employers flooded with resumes. it's more crucial than ever for applicants to stand out in a positive way. karen caper has all the details on employers pet peeves. >> reporter: with the unemployment rate near 10%, companies are bombarded with resumes each time they post a
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position. job search site career builder recently surveyed more than 2500 hiring experts about how they review those applications. 38% said they spend less than a minute reviewing a resume. 18%, less than 30 seconds. >> employers are getting hundreds of resumes and are widdling it down to less than 25 they'll go through and make a decision who should come in for the next interview and get the job. >> reporter: numbers like those can leave job hunters looking for ways to stand out from the crowd, but some attempts miss the mark. employers survey sited examples like a candidate who topped a resume with a picture of her cat. another sent a 24-page resume covering achievements of a career spanning five years. the serious advice from humorous anecdotes, don't get too personal and don't be too confident. >> whatever you're doing to sell yourself and to put yourself
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ahead of the competition, you're doing it in a professional way. >> reporter: eight in ten employers surveyed said customizing an application with information specific to a job posting gets their attention first. keep it professional, no cute e-mail addresses and no emote con -- emoticons. . >> "i'll have your job in five years." we hear that all the time. nothing new for us. each wednesday here on good morning maryland we put three video resumes on the air. you've seen them by now, you know what's going on. send us your e-mail to you tape a video pitch and we put it on the air and on our website. send us something, all right? we're taking a look at the tropics right now as we sort
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ourselves out. just kicking some cables out of the way, forgive me. sometimes i get a warning that we're coming back on. hurricane julia has weakened just a little bit overnight. we'll watch this thing in the open waters of the atlantic. yesterday, only the second time in the last hundred years that we had two category four storms at the same time in the atlantic. two major hurricanes still out there. about 135 mile-per-hour winds. still expected to roll in towards bermuda this weekend. going to weaken a little bit. as it spreads out, high surf expected along the eastern seaboard. just in the form of waves, not weather from this system. we're still going our way back towards the caribbean. we have ourselves a look at tropical storm karl. looks very impressive. karl itself, now back over the water from the bay of campeche. winds up to 50 miles per hour. the forecast track for karl and expectation now, it strengthens back to a hurricane when it
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makes landfall on the mainland of mexico. early part of saturday morning. this is similar to what happened with the early season storm alex crossing campeche and actually hit a little further north. problems here across the central and northern uh, caribbean coast or bay, gulf of mexico coastline that is. of mexico. other-wise, we're watching closer to home. we have 64 degrees this morning. we have ourselves a mostly cloudy sky. that kept our temperatures from slipping into the 50s again, little more mild this morning. we'll have less sunshine to deal with. clouds abundant. showers back in ohio. more showers back beyond that and the complex system spreading in our direction will ignite more showers and thunderstorms into the afternoon. you'll see this line fill back in, towards the afternoon and evening hours. as far as we're concerned, we'll bring it back home. forecast model shows scattered showers that pop up later today. main line of rain back into the
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mountains of central pennsylvania, clipping western maryland and towards the ohio river valley. early tomorrow morning, we could have sprinkles, wet roads to wake up with. scattered showers possible leftover in the afternoon with leftover moisture, but we will clear it out and we'll have ourselves a really nice weekend. we'll just get through this little stretch here. today though, skies mostly cloudy. mostly dry. warm day, 84. late day showers possible, not a guarantee. as we check it out tonight. better chance of showers, maybe a thunderstorm and staying mild, low of 67 degrees. back to 79 tomorrow, variable clouds, stray shower and a look at the extended forecast. maybe i'll get a better warning when the cameras go on. a warning for the traffic department, we're going to kim brown. >> thanks for the heads up justin, really appreciate it. so far so good as you make your way out the door this morning. no major problems on the roads, however we do have fire activity in glen burnie near the intersection of baltimore,
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annapolis boulevard and mountain road. you could see fire equipment out there. looking at 195, seeing more traffic headed southbound. no real problems as you approach the capital beltway. northbound looking good approaching the beltway past 395, up towards the fort mchenry tunnel. as we look at our drive times, all in the green so far. five-minute trip. 95 corridor as you make your way southbound from the beltway approaching the fort mchenry toll plaza. 5:21 right now. we are counting down the days until maryland's race for the cure. so this year, komen is going to do it easier than years past. it's set for sunday, october 3rd in hunt valley. abc2 news is going to be live other air to broadcast the whole event. we want you to join us, if you can't join us, you can always watch us or "tivo" the whole event. it starts at 7:00, and the broadcast runs until 9:00 a.m. if you want to register for the race, we made it easy for you.
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go to click on the lifestyle tab, when you get to that page, scroll down and click on think pink. it is september 16th, if you're celebrating a birthday today, happy birthday. like this lovely lady. michelle thompson. happens to be the sister of our producer ingrid. celebrating a birthday today. if you're having a birthday, we want to know about it. send us a quick e-mail right now, we'll put the birthday greetings on the air. here's your real estate agent, megan pringle. [laughter] >> are you in the market for a new home? we have one you can buy but it'll set you back like $28 million. it was once listed at $32 million so it's a bargain. it was featured in bloomberg's business list of 2010 most expensive new homes.
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here are the stats. three stories, seven bedrooms, 12 bathrooms. why do we need 12 bathrooms? located on the water in mercer state. a 40 foot pool, spa, amphitheater along the dock and boat house, of course. >> walkway? it's gorgeous, yeah. >> i could live in the boat house. >> you hear about this? it's one of the more ghoulish independence day celebrations you'll see. the day of the dead is a call back to september 15th of 1810. independence for spain officially began. check this out: forget jumbo jets, this thing is ginormous. it's a russian cargo plane designed to transport heavy machinery such as cranes, lifts, it touched down in harrisburg yesterday. it is the second largest
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airplane in the world. and it's more than five times heavier than a typical passenger plane. >> wow. >> that's a biggun. she and her husband are known for crashing a white house dinner party. >> michaele salahi talks about the personal challenges she's facing in her new book. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period,
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particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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good morning to you. you're going to wake up with more cloudiness, a lot less sunshine and warmer temperatures. mid-60s right now. we'll be going to 84 today.
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in terms of bringing an umbrella, i wouldn't sweat it. an isolated shower popping up, but a better chance will be late in the day. tomorrow itself, there could be a leftover afternoon shower. cooler at 79. near 80 on saturday with sun, lows in the 50s. nice sunday at 83. we'll try to hang in the low to mid-80s through the middle of next week. if you can hang tight, we're going to new york. time for this morning's tech bytes. >> reporter: in today's tech bytes, microsoft unveils the test version of internet explorer 9. the new web browser has far fewer buttons, icons and tool bars. you can download it for free attributeatat
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beuauty of the research technology is advancing to the point where our phones could act as mind readers, predicting what we might do next and offer suggestions. your phone may recommend restaurants when you visit a new city based on the types of foods you normally like to eat. those are your tech bytes, i'm vinita nair.


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