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ravens-steelers had fans right on the edge of their seats. torrey smith caught the winning touchdown. i loved it. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> welcome back. you stood up to watch the whole game. i cannot make it that far. good news. it will be a nice day today. a touch of fog in some neighborhoods. 36 degrees at the airport. lots of sunshine. we will make it up to 62 degrees. we will come back and check the forecast for the rest of the week.
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>> good morning. we're tracking one problem essex. early morning accident that should be cleared shortly. 57 miles per hour on the north side. smoothes over towards the west side, a 57 from top to bottom. 70 in great shape. a smooth ride on 95 in and out of cecil caton. fog warnings are in effect across the hidden bridge this morning. this is 95 at the tydings tomorrow -- the heat in the bridge.idayden the entire beltway running smoothly at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a community in mourning after
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a baltimore native was stabbed to death over the weekend. kim dacey has more. good morning. >> 19-year-old kortneigh mccoy graduated in 2010 from poly high school. she was studying physics. on sunday morning. police were called to a house and found her body lying in the street, stabbed with trauma to her head. she was actively involved in her church in baltimore. she was also a member of frostburg's gospel choir. they paid tribute to work during a memorial service. >> love to small, she loved to dance. -- she loved to smile,. was a peacemaker.
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shanee liggins was charged with first-degree murder. kim dacey , wbal-tv 11 news. >> . >a body ended up near a business park. was discovered on sunday afternoon in hanover. no word on how the man died. >> a suspect in a deadly shooting still at large if this hour. a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds on bel air road saturday night. he later died. police on the lookout for a person responsible for shooting three men. this happened early on sunday morning. the victims were treated for non-life-threatening wounds. familiesew vandyke's
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and friends and supporters welcomed him home. he was dressed in military gear admitted his mother and girlfriend did not know his goal was to support the revolution when you left back in march. >> it might have cost them some sleep, but ravens fans say staying up last night was worth it. it was one of the most dramatic come-from-behind victories in team history and it came at the expense of the pittsburgh steelers. the steelers seemingly had things sewn up. it was a matchup of field goals. joe flacco led the ravens on a drive and hooked up with torrey smith with nine seconds on the clock. the ravens won.
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keith mills will have more. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. does the wind erase any concerns? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> here they go again. eight republican candidates will debate in michigan this week. kate amara is live in washington with more. >> i wasn't quite sure there was anything going on other than 8 ravens win last night. the presidential process keeps on grinding on. controversy has not heard herman cain's chances. >> i have been in washington all
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week and i've attracted a little bit of attention. >> despite sexual harassment allegations, polling shows herman cain has kept his footing at the top of the republican field. >> better informed people will change this country. >> jon huntsman said herman cain it needs to talk about the allegations against him. >> we have some important issues to discuss in this campaign. >> cain is looking forward to getting back to the issues. >> i think the media has blown that out of proportion. there are 1000 stories out on that and that dilutes the real debate. >> the controversy has not heard cain's chances. is running neck and neck with mitt romney. he continues to target president obama. >> he keeps telling people, we
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cannot wait, to which i say, yes, we can. >> the debate was the night is being hosted by cnbc. the debate will focus on jobs, taxes, cut the deficit, and the economy. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> how is the rest of the field looking in the polls? >> the poll shows or perry's momentum has stalled -- rick perry's momentum has stalled. >> kate amara, thank you. >> 5:07. 36 degrees on tv hill. two penn state officials are wrapped up in a sex abuse scandal. >> this is the beltway at old
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>> welcome back. 5:10. 45 degrees downtown. close to freezing in some areas. there's a touch of fog in some areas. that is not a big deal. 28 in frederick. the 36 degrees in jarrettsville. after the chilly start, we will make it up to 62 degrees with lots of sunshine. we'll come back and tell you the next chance for rain. >> two top penn state
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officials are expected to turn themselves in. their charge of failing to report what they knew about allegations against jerry sandusky. he is charged with sexually abusing eight boys. lawyer have all denied the charges. no relation at all with our sports stardirector, gerry sandusky. the trial of dr. conrad murray continues with the jury deliberations. he is charged with involuntary manslaughter. he faces a sentence if convicted including a loss of as medical license. >> people are trying to regain their balance after an earthquake in oklahoma. this was the strongest earthquake the state has ever experienced. two people suffered minor
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injuries. no major damage was reported. the earthquake was northeast of obama city and was felt in wisconsin and texas. >> oklahoma has set a tough year. 36 degrees on tv hill. occupy atlantic is scheduled to sue the city -- occupy atlanta. >> been transferred day has come and gone -- bank transfer day has come and gone. has come and gone.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a nice start on this monday morning. we have an accident in essex. use extra caution. moving well around harford. on to the beltway, west side around 55 miles per hour. let's check one more problem, fog warnings at the tydings memorial bridge and the hated moral bridge. -- hayden memorial bridge. you can see the right lane taken up by construction. that is northbound 95 at the memorial bridge. everything running smoothly in the southbound direction.
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fog is an issue. this is dulaney valley. no promise over towards the west side. let's check the buses and trains. for that would check with kurt kronke. >> moving along nicely this morning. on time service on the marc trains. light rail on schedule. metro subway also on time. the three and 11 buses diverting southbound at cathedral and monument. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we're off to a fairly quiet start. there is some fog out there. there could be some slippery spots. high pressure is in control in the east coast. a friend off to the northwest near chicago is producing some rain. that will be our next chance for rain -- a front off the nout ner
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chicago. it is near st. louis and south of chicago. we have a few high, thin clouds. patchy fog in some neighborhoods. we will see plenty of sunshine today. if you have some fog in your neighborhoods, there could be some slippery spots. 28 in frederick. 44 degrees in annapolis. one quick tropical update. the tropical season goes to the end of november. this storm is swirling of the southeast hi coast. this could become a tropical storm. it will probably stay offshore. rather interesting. mostly sunny skies today. we will make it up to 62 this afternoon. tonight, mostly cheer. back into the 30's.
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4:59 for the sunset. a nice state's mark, 64. the average height is 59. -- a nice day tomorrow. the average high is 59. breezy and cooler on thursday. it should warm up on sunday. it looks like a dry weekend at this point. >> each thanksgiving holiday means more business for amtrak. they are adding extra trains to a number of routes. the day before thanksgiving is expected to be the busiest travel day. passengers are encouraged to buy tickets early. it could be awhile before we know how many americans
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participated but saturday was bank transfer day to protest rising bank fees. some say switching is doable but it can be tricky. >> credit unions already had a banner month in october. >> 650,000 customers, more than they gained the entire prior year. >> millions are still expected to switch because they expect the banks to find other fees to raise. but financial experts say move cautiously. >> you need to make sure that you do it correctly. >> it is doable. >> open your new account with a small deposit. just enough to avoid fees for a low balance.
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balkanize -- organize your direct payments that come out of the old account. >> don't go to your old bank with a paper bag. that is not a safe way to move your money. do it electronically. leave >> some money in your old account until confirmation to the switch over to the new one. >> the smaller institutions are eager for your business and they are making good deals. >> get written confirmation that the old account is closed. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a protester was taken from an atlanta parked. 19 demonstrators were taken to jail the day before. a federal lawsuit has been filed against atlanta.
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a new poll finds less than half of americans have a favorable impression of the movement. that is better than the tea party's 29%. >> job cuts as fannie mae. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> saturday kicked off bank transfer day. thousands of americans did move their money into credit unions instead of banks. the average joe targeting big banks. more than 75% of credit unions offer free checking. the impact may not be clear for a while. more concerned about europe today. we are watching greece's efforts to form a new government.
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stock futures more than 100 points lower to start things off on the dow. a slight drop in the nation's unemployment rate. job cuts over at fannie mae. they eliminated 2% of their work force. they're coping with losses from failed mortgages. t-shirts, coffee mugs showing occupy locations and slogans are now being offered on different sides. there have been a bunch of applications from enterprising merchandisers is seeking exclusive rights to phrases like "we are the 99%." i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> fast-food chains have been trying to go healthier. now they're trying to make the kids more charitable.
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>> this has to do with a launch of a new kids' meal. burger king has a new cardboard crown. >> thank you, jane. we will see you at 6:15 for your next report. >> 36 degrees on tv hill. a soldier surprised his daughter on the football field. >> almost as much as i loved the ravens beating the steelers. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. does last night's win against the steelers erase your concerns about the season's earlier losses? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> the surprise of a lifetime in
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taxes. >> a sergeant had been deployed to iraq and when he returned, he wanted to surprise his daughter -- the surprise of a lifetime in texas. >> i love it. >> i'm very proud to be back in happy to be back. >> i was surprised and happy. >> lots of a grown man in football coaches and all them start complaining about allergies. it touched everybody in the stadium. >> a beautiful girl. she is looking forward to following in her father's footsteps. 5:26. 36 degrees on tv hill. another sentencing in the murder of the johns hopkins researcher. >> a frostburg state university student is stabs' over the
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weekend. i have the latest on the investigation. >> new toll hikes are in place. there is something the state is not telling you. >> it will be a nice day today. we have some rain in the seven- day forecast. >> we have fog in and out of cecil county. cecil county. some construction on a bridge
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and we are 100% open for business. i'm glad we got that settled. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. a pleasant day ahead to celebrate the ravens' victory. >> when a game last night. we are around the freezing point in some areas. 36 at the airport. in the northern suburbs, if you
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have fog at your house, there could be some slippery spots. it will be a nice day. 62 degrees and sunshine. i have more good news in the seven-day forecast. >> that is near perfect for this time of year. >> good on the roads. we have some fog in and out of cecil county appeared that could impact your ride. good news to report on the accident in essex. that is gone. 51 miles per hour on the harrisburg expressway at shawan road. fog warnings in effect on the bridge in cecil caton. we have construction on the tydings memorial bridge. good news on the beltway. this is the tydings memorial bridge. northbound traffic is not affected by the construction.
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this is traffic on the west side. filling up. faulk to be an issue. we will keep you posted. -- fog could be an issue. >> the woman admitted to being involved in the murder of stephen pitcairn will learn her faith today. she will be sentenced. her boyfriend has already been sentenced to life plus 20 years for the crime. no verdict in the construction -- corruption trial of ulysses currie. >> a frostburg state university student is dead and another student is charged with her murder. kim dacey joins us live with more details on the story. good morning.
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>> police say the victim is 19- year-old kortneigh mccoy. she is a 2010 graduate of poly high school. 19-year-old kortneigh mccoy was studying physics at frostburg state university. on sunday morning, police were called to an off-campus house and found her body. sources say she was killed trying to break up a fight. >> we don't know about anything like this happening. >> she spent summers interning at her church in baltimore. >> some money times you can find yourself on the other end of evil trying to do good. we are encouraged that she is in a better place. >> she was a member of the gospel choir and was supposed to sing with them this weekend. instead, they paid tribute to
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her at a memorial service. >> she loved singing. >> she loved to smile. she loved to dance. kortneigh was a peacemaker. >> police have charged shanee liggins with first and second- degree murder in her death. 11 news spoke with her mother who said what she sent her daughter off to college, she never expected her to become a victim of such a heinous crime. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> call heights in maryland -- toll rates in maryland are now in effect. jayne miller has more. >> this is a story of what is written in state law.
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the state accuses people of paying a toll. man wondered if he could go to court. what he did not know was that state law appears to be on this side. the promise is the violation notices make some mention at all of the option to go to court. why did the authorities not follow the statute? >> we implemented a process of notice of toll due that we believe to be more user- friendly. >> there's nothing from about telling me that if i do not pay this, i am subject to more administrative fees and they will suspend my registration. i will not be able to drive. >> jayne miller will join us live at 7:00 a.m. with more on this issue.
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martin o'malley is defending a plan to increase the state gas tax. maryland would have the highest gas tax in the nation. there is a proposal to increase vehicle registration fees. >> we have a progressive income tax in maryland. we lowered income-tax on lower income families when we did that. we have the 32nd lowest sales tax in the nation. it is all about protecting air quality of life and making together the investments that only weekend make any modern economy to create jobs and expand opportunity. >> the governor supports president obama's jobs bill. >> on sunday, ben cardin launched his reelection campaign. >> the most important thing is to create more jobs. i'm there to work to make sure
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we don't move backwards, that we do not give up on our responsibilities and do not lose the progress we have made on human rights, civil rights, environmental issues. >> he also says he wants to continue to help foster economic security for a hard working marylanders. >> a link between sleep and heart troubles. >> what doctors recommend you do to avoid it. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. does last night's win against the steelers erase your concerns about the season's earlier losses? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> the roads are not bad. there is some fog in ce
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>> welcome back. 5:39. this is a quiet start. 45 degrees downtown. much colder in the suburbs. into a frederick county, in the 20's. a touch of fog in some areas. if you have fog a your house, there could be a few slippery spots. it will be nice. sunshine this afternoon. 62 degrees. we will come back and check the seven-day forecast into the weekend. for now, to the news desk. >> problems was sleeping and could lead to issues with your heart.
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>> that is if those sleep problems are classified as insomnia. a new study says people with chronic insomnia may have as much as a 45% higher risk for heart attack. >> we think that lack of sleep leads to lack of energy and that in turn leads to lack of exercise, may be a weight gain, and that leads to high cholesterol and maybe diabetes. >> the only sleep issue that i know that will affect heart disease is sleep apnea. the other ones can be associated with heart disease. >> doctors suggest making the bedroom only for sleep and established a daily wake time. if you focus too much on the clock -- >> maybe if you take all that
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tape of your face when you're trying to sleep. >> or don't step watching football all night. 36 degrees on tv hill. ravens fans will be and a high this morning. >> keith mills will join us with how the ravens beat the steelers. >> this is 95 at the tydings bridge.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have some fog in areas. fog warnings in effect to and from cecil county. that to be an issue. some construction northbound 95
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at the tydings memorial bridge in the right lane. moving well on the north side, 57. problem free on the j.f.x. into town. west side around 54. so far so good down to the fort mchenry. eight minutes on southbound 895 down to the harbor tunnel. 10 minutes on southbound 95 to 32. this is 95 in the white marsh area. southbound traffic still moving smoothly. reduced speeds and visibility because of the fog. this is 95 at 175. north and southbound traffic running without delay. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> we have it brunswick line delays on the marc trains.
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it is running 20 minutes late. candid and penn trains are run schedule -- camden and penn trains on schedule. a diversion at cathedral and monument. the mta is pleased to announce a new feature that enables you to purchase cash value from the internet for your charm card. visit for more details. now back to tony pann. >> pretty quiet but there are patches of fog. the temperature is close to 32 degrees in some area. there could be some slippery spots. high pressure is in control on the east coast. there is a front across the midwest and is producing some showers around st. louis. this is our next chance for
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rain. it will not move and until wednesday night or thursday. the skies are clear. we will see sunshine today. we will make it into the low 60's said. 32 in parkton. some freezing fog reporting in frederick. the temperature in the 40's by the water. the tropics are still alive. the hurricane center is watching a storm system. this could become a tropical storm or perhaps a sub tropical storm. i think it will stay off the coast. we could see another tropical system off the map. i temperature, 62 today. that is not bad for this time of
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year. mostly clear tonight. temperatures drop back into the 30's. look at the sunset, 4:59. even warmer tomorrow. clouds of thick and not on wednesday -- clouds of thick and up on wednesday. back into the 60's on sunday. >> 5:47. 36 degrees on tv hill. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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>> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- does last night's win against the steelers erase your concerns about the season's earlier losses?
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wow, predicting a super bowl run. keeps setting as those responses -- keep sending us those responses. >> the blood pressure -- to ohigh high. the step to watch -- you stayed up to watch. >> i'm not going to jinx the season. >> we're waiting for keith. >> did you notice at the end of the game? you saw the terrible towels. don't just love that? i can do sports. >> go-ahead.
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>> let's run some highlights. start first in 10. ravens were down 20-16. this is early on in the game. second play of the game. a holding penalty. they get a field goal. the ravens and steelers pretty much traded field goals for the first three quarters. that is the interception by terrell suggs. the defenses came up big. that was going into the last three minutes of the ball game, just off the fingertips of torrey smith. that did not stop joe flacco.
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right back to torrey smith. there is the terrible towel. that is what they should be using the terrible towel for. keith mills is coming into the studio. this is a great come-from-behind victory for the ravens. >> i will start watching in the fourth quarter. >> i almost gave up on the team when pittsburgh scored. but it was great. we needed this kind of win, especially against the pittsburgh steelers. >> they pulled it off. >> keith mills has more. >> no question. congratulation to everybody
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watching the game that jumped off their couch when joe flacco threw that pass and we won a game. congratulations to you. we're the ravens nation. >> that is not all john said. pay tribute to theodore roosevelt. >> it is the man who is in the arena. his face is covered with blood, sweat, and dust. that is what i say to all those people. >> wow. that was impressive. >> roosevelt made his speech using those words in 1910. >> joe flacco did not have to say much. >> jim is now 7-2 with san francisco -- 7-1.
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>> thank you. boy accused of raping a girl during a party had to court this morning. >> a fells point hotspot closed its store for the last time. the end of an era. >> fine line these tire rope walkers are trying to break. >> we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> kind of foggy in spots. reduced visibility and some problem spots.
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>> a frostburg student is murdered and a fellow student charged in her death. i'm kim dacey live with the latest. >> has the herman cain controversy hurt his standing in the polls? i have no numbers at of the next presidential debate. >> if you thought the win against the steelers fell could the first time, this was amazing. >> there is a chill in the air this morning. forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. happy monday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining hi


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