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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news at noon in hd. >> picking up the pieces. a day after strong storms street through baltimore, leaving hundreds without homes. good afternoon. i am sarah caldwell. the national weather service is
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still trying to determine if the area was hit by a families are returning to homes to retrieve their belongings after the severe winds destroyed apartments and town homes, 16 buildings and 54 residential units. capt. roy taylor and sky team 11 are above the area. >> what a difference a day makes. yesterday there was nothing but debris. today they still have eight few large trees -- a few large trees to clean up around the area. yesterday we were talking about house roofs being gone, knocked out and crushed. they actually replaced an entire roof and are in the process of replacing a back wall that was knocked down. all in all, they've been aggressively working hard to get people back into the homes as soon as possible. even in the area of baltimore county, for the most part, what
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we have seen from here is that people out there are putting new roofs on, replacing shingles, or sidings and jitneys that had been lost. -- chimneys that have been lost. reporting with sky team 11, i am captain roy taylor. >> dramatic images. thank you. an overnight curfew, and police cleared the way for workers to clean while bge restored service to many of those without power. there were a few non-life- threatening injuries, but fortunately, no deaths. many storm victims remain in temporary shelters. >> the fact that nobody is dead is a miracle. >> here is a list of all the people who will not be coming back over here. i looked and saw what is on the list. hopefully tomorrow, i can get
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back to work. >> city officials said the shelters will remain open as long as there is any. storm victims are expected to get help soon i becoming whole again. mayor stephanie rawlings because announced that a disaster -- mayor stephanie rawlings-blake has announced a disaster relief fund a $10,000 donation has been made by the management company of an apartment complex. if you like to make a donation, it can be sent to the disaster relief fund at -- there is continuing coverage on our website, including the voices of the storm victims and the view from above with sky team 11 and a tour of the ground as inspectors assess the damage. learn more about the other device that can help keep you alert. funded all at --
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find it all >> yesterday we had blustery winds and sunshine. chilly temperatures remain today. we have a disturbance coming in. we see a few clouds around the area. just get your bearings, here is baltimore. one little batch of cloudiness around the eastern shore. just spotty showers and sprinkles. here were the elevation is high enough, that little pink shade in the western half of garrett county. stuff like activity based in with sprinkles and spotty showers. -- snowflake activity mixed in with sprinkles and spotty showers. we will talk about it all in the insta-weather-plus forecast. >> we are following a developing story out of baltimore county, where police are on the scene of a shooting and stand up in
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battle counted of is to get to say it began at 10:30 this morning -- in randallstown. investigators say it began about 9:30 this they found eight woman with a gunshot wound to the face. the woman was rushed to shock trauma and no word on her condition. police have not released information about the relationship between the male suspect and the injured woman, nor what sparked the shooting. we will have more want more information becomes available. baltimore police need your help as they search for a suspect who attacked and robbed a woman in towson last week ended the victim and a friend were walking on the glenmont road early saturday morning when a man hit her several times in the head with a gun and then took her purse. if you have any information, you are asked to call metro crime stoppers. after rejecting a new contract
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weeks ago, baltimore teachers say yes to a landmark proposal. just over 1900 teachers voted for the new contract, while 1045 opposed the three-year agreement, which comes with a 4.5% pay hike any controversial evaluation system. tim tooten has more on the story. >> all day long, schoolteacher's made their way to the polls to vote for a second time on what the unions and school officials called a landmark contract. 6 dubai% of those who voted cast ballots in favor -- 65% of those who voted cast ballots in favor of the contract. >> out teachers of shown how much they love our profession and students and have voted in favor of the contract. >> but the real work is just beginning to hear some terms of the new agreement. city teachers will earn at
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achievement units, or au's, getting credit for in and out- of-school activities. it will also allow the city teachers to advance careers with four to professional models, or more ways to earn extra pay to the us controversial change involves a teacher evaluations, -- the most controversy change includes teacher evaluations. many of those counting on a new contract say they have the most to gain. >> it is good for teachers, helping us move a lot faster even though we don't have our master's degree yet. >> the same could be said for veteran teachers. we're told that it is an expert extra pay in their checks before christmas -- that educators can expect extirpate in their checks before christmas. >> holidays come early for one baltimore viewer of "the ellen
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>> able reversal of sorts as -- a role reversal sorts on capitol hill. nancy pelosi, steny hoyer, and james clyburn " the top three democratic posts. they are now minority positions. republicans elevated john boehner to speaker of the house from house minority leader. it was not sarah palin but her daughter bristol who sparked a rich in a wisconsin man. -- rage in a wisconsin man did he shot his television after watching bristol on "dancing with the star's." he said he was upset that politics had entered into the show and the palin was not a good dancer. police say he then threatened
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his wife with the gun. authorities in new york state amassed suspect ran into -- said that a masked suspect ran into a day's inn and demanded money to it they don't have much to go on, because he was wearing a cast. dr. kimn is here -- dr. kim is here to answer your pet questions. >> we have a little weather disturbance across our area. a storm may cause problems next week. >> general motors continues to
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>> in this afternoon's "consumer alert," general motors goes public today, trading foon the new york stock exchange for the first time in 18 months. kate amara has more on what this means for u.s. taxpayers and consumers. >> american taxpayers will recover billions of dollars in what is gearing up to be one of the biggest ipo's history. if you are an american taxpayer, you own a stake in general motors. today, general motors starts paying you back. gm common nearly wiped out when the economy crashed, then yelled out by the obama administration to the tune of $50 billion, is finally ready to get out from under government control when it begins selling stock to the public today. at $33 a share, the ipo is expected to raise more than $20 billion, about $13 billion going to the u.s. treasury, which has held a 61% stake in automakers
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since last july's federal bus to plan. in a statement, president obama says that the ipo "marks a major milestone in the turnaround of not just an iconic company, but the entire auto industry, continuing the government's disciplined commitment to equity investment while protecting the american taxpayer baucus even a successful ipo means less than half -- while protecting the american taxpayer." even a successful ipo means that less than half of the money invested will be recouped. >> now your 11 insta-weather- plus forecast with john collins. >> a quick check of our hd doppler radar. a couple of sprinkles over the lower eastern shore road and ocean city. clouds anne dicker in western maryland. we have a couple of -- clouds are thicker in western maryland. we had some indications of a mix
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and coupled snowflakes out there. most of this will be hung up in the mountains. let's take a look at temperatures right now. most readings around the bay are in the mid-fifties. roughly at where we're going to be for temperatures today. colder with the cloudier moisture to the west of loss. they are not going to see much rise in temperatures today either. heavy clouds with the weather disturbance. most of these clouds and light precipitation a seceded with them will be hung up on the mountains. -- and the light precipitation associated with them will be hung up in the mountains. we could have a sprinkle any clout or two and they have seen a little of that over the eastern shore. part of this is down in tennessee and kentucky. there is some chilly air behind this.
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it really will not get super cold until the storm out now over the west coast in the canadian coast comes in. here is the warm upper atmosphere storm coming through now. it was responsible for the strong storms tonight. this is in the process of moving on. and then the jets team will pick up as the next storm generates. out to the west, this big storm is spinning around. this is the weather before thanksgiving next week. a mixture of clouds and sun today, possibly a sprinkle or shower. 31 to 38, overnight low tonight. start tos will corporate temperatures of 47 to 52 degrees. -- the skies will start to clear. temperatures at 47 to 52 degrees. by the middle of next week, we
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began to see rain chances and colder temperatures. >> dr. kim hammond is here to answer the pet questions. >> i am here with frank. beautiful golden retriever puppy. >> i love frank. very cute. let's get to questions. >> there are so many things that you don't have to be concerned with when you put your veteran. once a year. let's leave it that way. -- when you go to your vet once a year. let's leave it that way. make sure that they have a good physical and that the teeth and heart is good. unlikely. but i would look at that bone
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cancer rather quickly and aggressively right now. if you've had seen a specialist, see a specialist. -- if you have not seen a specialist, see a specialist. a lot of times that if you help these animals, the live almost a lifetime. you know, unless your and what is the goose that lays the golden egg -- there is a lot problems with the laying eggs. there are all mortal answers -- there are hormonal answers. whatever is in the environment -- it could be me, you, a piece of furniture -- remove the nest. >> how do you figure that out? >> go to the vet and figure that
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out. ird vets. byr go see one. we are going to watch frank as he grows up. >> if you have a question for the doctor -- maryland and your lottery numbers, and a chilling new procedure. a preview of a special "medical boller."
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second chance contest details at the maryland lottery -- let yourself play. >> it is just a sprinkle chance today, maybe a quick shower. otherwise, ok weather. tomorrow, temperatures get out your 6 the prize. a lot of sunshine. -- temperatures get up near 64 i st. a lot of sunshine. temperatures will take a tumble around thanksgiving. on settled weather into the thanksgiving weekend. the weather service is expected to issue a word on whether the bad weather was a tornado. >> thank you for joining us for 11 news at noon. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at, and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter.
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