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the forecast. >> summertime is returning. we barely got into fall and we're back again. it was a warm day yesterday. high temperature close to 90 at the airport yesterday. we will do better today. we will get into the 90's. for some of you, that is not doing better. >> i am done with summer. >> there is a cold front out to the west. you can see the line of thunderstorms back into the great lakes. that is a cool front that will be moving eastward. we could use some rain. that front probably will not bring us rain. it will knock the temperatures back down. i will detail all that coming up in just a bit. but now we want to see if the traffic is moving smoothly. here is kim dacey. >> things looking very nice so far on this purple friday.
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there is one incident to talk about. first i want to show you some live drive times. six minutes on 95 north between the beltway -- between 100 and the beltway. no delays at all to report. this is harford road. you can see there is some fog out there as you head out the door. this is 95 just north of the beltway. we do have the report of a vehicle fire in the white marsh area. it does not appear to be affecting traffic. traffic seems to be moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a multimillion-dollar lawsuit in howard county. a family claims the school board did not step in when the child became a victim of bullying. >> jennifer franciotti is live
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with more on this story. >> the family is suing for three counts of defamation of constitutional rights. they are seeking $1 million to $10 million. a student at the patapsco middle school has been believed. he was pushed and slammed into lockers and other such acts of cruelty. bullying in schools is a growing problem. baltimore county held their annual school conference this week and they touched on the issue. >> we have a positive behavior planning approach to problems such as bullying. look at problems for make three- problem-revention solving approach to. >> a copy of the lawsuit was
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received but they cannot comment on pending litigation. reporting live in the newsroom, jennifer franciotti. >> health care is in full swing across the nation. college students will now be able to stay on their parents' policy. students at towson university applauded the news. there are more hurdles to overcome for parents who are not insured, as well as students who have a lot of expenses. there is more on our website. you can read more and there is a copy of the lawsuit against federal officials. you will find it all at >> police have a man in custody accused of two sexual assaults in the woodlawn area.
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police have found the man responsible. lamont garrison. >> detectives did not have at the time to charge him with these. dna swabs were taken and they were compared to the dna evidence in both of these cases. they were confirmed by our biology unit that he was the one who committed these crimes. >> he is being held without bond. howard county police captured the alleged preppy burglar. he is seen here breaking into a home earlier this month. jeremy hall was arrested yesterday. a tipster saw the story on the news and called police. >> some parents are worked up over the parents of katy perry.
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♪ the singer reworked its famous song for an appareappearance wih elmo. this video was not air on "sesame street." [no authat brings us to our watr cooler question of the day. what do you think of katy perry's controversial appearance on "sesame street?" e-mail your response to >> the bush tax cuts expired december 31. >> kate amara joins us live with more on the story. good morning. happy friday. >> happy friday to you. democrats threw in the towel and will not pick up again until the lame duck session. no vote on tax cuts until after the midterm. democratic leader blamed the delay on uncooperative
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republicans. the issue -- on the minds of voters. >> make the tax cut permanent. >> the gop wants tax cuts extended across the board. it is a key component of the pledge to america. >> massive uncertainty for job creators. the american people are suffering. >> democrats say the agenda is a step in the wrong direction. >> their plan would take us back to the bush years. >> relief is on the way for some. a jobs bill designed to cut taxes and create jobs. >> 500,000 jobs without adding to the deficit. >> it is a $42 billion bill. the president is expected to sign it into law on monday. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> any chance we will see the
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house take any action on the tax cuts? crashed probably not. they have said they're waiting for the senate to act first. it is not known if nancy pelosi will stage a symbolic vote on the tax cuts. there will be no bill to sent to the president before the midterm election. >> kate amara, thank you. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. four people are dead after a shooting in washington state. >> a woman is burned after an explosion. details as we cover the nation. >> this is an 95 north of 195 in ♪
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>> it is coming up on 10 minutes
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past 5:00 a.m. you can see light fog in the area. setting to is the temperature downtown. the fog will burn off. it is not that thick. 71 in annapolis. 64 up and parkton. you can see the range in temperatures. we see temperatures go up into the 90's for highs. the record high today is 94 degrees. we will see how close we come to that. it is all coming up in the forecast. >> thank you. police in washington say four people are dead and at least one person is in critical condition. shots were coming from a home. one woman was seen running from the house wounded. officers found the four dead people inside, including the
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woman they believe is the shooter. the woman running out of the house is believed to have non life-threatening injuries. a woman was burned in a car explosion. she was getting into her car when it exploded. the woman was badly burned and taken to a burn center. the incident is under investigation. >> a wild fire has burned 1,000 acres north of denver. there are no reports of any injuries. the fire is about 90% contained. no word on what sparked those flames. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> it is the harry potter craze. we will look at the new trailer. >> looking very nice for your friday morning commute so far. we will
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> happy purple for roddick. >> purple friday. yay! >> there is a book fair. >> in mount vernon. there are some closures related to that. if you're driving around town this weekend, charles street will be closed between center and madison street. there will be some closures in that whole area in mount vernon. be aware of that if you're hitting around time. we're looking good.
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inner loop topside checking in at 11 minutes. five minutes i-95 south between 132. 895 south looking at eight minutes. no delays at all. this is the topside of the beltway. things looking just fine there. there is some fog out there. use your low beams and some caution. hopefully that will dissipate. 95, there is a vehicle fire near white marsh. things look just fine there. it does not appear to be affecting traffic. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> good morning. we are looking pretty good on the trains right now. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines so far. metro subway is on schedule. there is a diversion around the book festival. they are diverting northbound at
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charles and center. the 35 bus is diverting at .ratt street now back to john collins. good morning. >> thank you. look at the radar. a few scattered clouds to our north. the rain is well to our north. a cold front way out to the north and it will bring some relief from the heat but not the rain. this will come through dry. there is some fog in the picture. you do not see it on the satellite combination. there is some patchy fog. in queens and on county, the school system is running on a 90-minute delay this morning. ann is for queens in a c's county. it got warm and humid yesterday.
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89 was the high at the airport. 87 at the inner harbor. director was 98. i said director was 94. the record today is 95. we will be warmer. we are off to a warm start. 72 in annapolis. on the board or, 73. parkton, 64. mid 60's boss in frederick. los 60's in far western maryland this morning. the warm front has not come through yet. this is a warm, humid air mass. it will phillip summers time. the cool front will not come through until saturday morning. we will bake or broil. it will be mostly sunny. hot and humid. forill be in the low 90's the dew point. more humidity in the air than you like to feel.
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southwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. the front will be coming in about 8:00 in the morning west of us. we do see some clouds. any indication of rain is slim. less humid air comes in. we could see some showers off to our south saturday morning. rain off to our southeast on sunday. it looks like we could be dry on sunday. probably just some clotted this with a disturbance off to the south. 95 to today. football day on sunday. monday, tuesday, and was the, the rain chances increase and we do need it. >> there will soon be more space available for wifi signals. the fcc decides to open up on
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used airwaves for wireless broadband networks. they will be called super wifi because of those signals will travel further than today's wifi locations. you cannot look out for the new airwaves to open up in the next year. -- you can look out for the new airwaves to open up in the next year. they will make your patrons feel warmer about the banking experience. they will have a trading day as they build customer loyalty, even as online alternatives grow. >> borrowing money from mom and dad could be more complicated than it you think. jane king joins us live with a look at today's business news in today's bloomberg business report. >> it looks like we will open higher today. we did have a down day
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yesterday. the s&p 500 had its longest drop in the month. we saw an increase in jobless claims yesterday. more lousy jobless data weighed heavily on stocks. we have new home sales. we expect that sales were the third lowest on record last month. we are looking for a sign that home sales may have reached a bottom. orders for durable goods dropped in august. we're talking about refrigerators and toasters. global growth is slowing and companies are tightening their belts. looks like households may also be bringing in their spending. the thirding they're desk quarter sales will be less than they thought. americans and europeans are not buying notebook computers.
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similar warnings from intel and texas instruments. if you are thinking about asking for a friend or relative about a loan, put it in paper. friends and family investing has become more popular. in interest-free loan can lead to tax issues. promissory notes due need to follow state laws. if your friend or family fails to pay you back, it could damage your relationship. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. jane, thank you. we'll see you back here at 6:15 for your next report. the harry potter bandwagon has come rolling back with the release of a full trailer for the release of the final film. it will be released in november. it is sure to be another lucrative part to one of the most successful brands.
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>> it is a great threat. >> the most successful wizard on the planet is back to help out. harry potter returns in november with his seventh film in the series. it is part one of the final installment. >> these are dark times. >> they are also lucrative times. >> people -- i think she started to write more books and when she was talking about writing the books, she did say this is a bizarre road movie. >> you cannot fight this war on your own. joined by start is familiar faces as the final book is split into two films. the final part will be next
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summer. >> i must be the one to kill harry potter. >> the potter franchise is sure to live on. >> contain yourself. >> how old are these actors? 30? >> 45 or so. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. we'll get another look at your commute with traffic and weather together. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of katy perry's controversial appearance on "sesame street?" it only appeared on youtube. the show gang to it from tv because it was too racy for kids. e-mail your response to
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>> slowly and steadily and man crossed a high wire. take a look at this. he walked the tight rope strung between -- this was about four stories above the liberty building. it took him two minutes and he did this without a net. >> if you look macaroni and cheese, we have a story for you. this might be the largest dish
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of macaroni and cheese. businesses are teaming up on this project in new orleans. they are trying to whip up more than 2,000 pounds of macaroni cheese. a ton of macaroni and cheese. it is raising money for several charities. >> they are shoveling it up, to o. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. >> a howard county family says their son was bullied. they have filed a lawsuit against the school district. details are next. >> paying for school lunch and making it healthy. congress is set for a final vote on this historic legislation. teachers and unions are concerned about how it is being paid for. >> a patch or two of fog at the airport. it is going to be hot and humid
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today. details are coming out. >> that fog has led to some warnings >> that fog has led to some warnings four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again
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