tv 11 News Sunday Morning NBC November 13, 2011 5:00am-8:00am EST
>> coming up, two people dead after flames ripped through row houses. >> and a search for an arsonnist. >> and the last game of the season for penn state. >> did rick perry recover after last week's blunder? take you to the debate. "11 news sunday morning" starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. your top stories in just a minute. first a check outside didn't feel too bad when i walked the dog this morning. >> it is going to get colder. we get colder toward sunrise.
we talk about how cold it was on friday. we are starting to bounce back from that. 38 degrees at b.w.i. winds mostly calm. it really depends on where you are right now how it feels. . later today we're expecting temperatures to get in the low to mid 50's. winds out of the south. clouds and sunshine throughout the day. fairly pleasant. we will keep this pleasant weather as we head into the work week. we have changes coming up. we'll talk about that. >> two people dead after flames ripped through several row homes in southwest baltimore. >> that fire started around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. 11 news reporter sheldon dutes has the latest.
>> investigators are still trying to determine br the fire started. it looks like most of the damage was on the third floor. that is where these two people died. payton jopes was around the corner with friends. he recognized the home on fire, and he ran into help. >> we ran into the house. there was so much fire. they are on the third floor. the first flight, the back just came in the steps. >> he ran outside and noticed his friends were still alive. it is an image he will never forget. >> i said jump. he was in the window. the mother was on the side. she's -- i heard her name. she said, help me.
>> we understand there were two people on the third floor that were trying to escape but um unfortunately did not make t it is a male and female and they both suffered heavy smoke inhalation and expired here at the scene. >> neighbors have identified the victim as donna and ernie. some say she was in her 70's and ernie was in his 50's. two people were rushed to the hospital to be treated for minor burns. >> again, it is unknown where the fire started in the home. investigators are working to determine how it sparked. sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are looking for suspects after a series of attempted arsons in northwest baltimore. the first happened saturday morning when someone threw a moltov cocktail inside a home.
fire crews were called to the scene after a similar device broke a window at a home. around 3:30 a third molitov cocktail was thrown into a home on liberty heights avenue. >> we need to work together with neighbors and residents to bring these people to justice. i promise you, we will hold them accountable once we identify them. >> in each case the fires were put out quickly and no one was hurt. >> a man dead after a shooting in west baltimore. it happened around 5:00 last evening in the 1,000 block of pennsylvania avenue. the victim was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. she was rushed to shock trauma where she later died. two men recovering after a double shooting in baltimore. the victims were taken to the hospital. there is no word on their condition.
the search for the gunmen continues. investigators say 30-year-old chauncy green and deneen were rushed down. that led them to a standoff with the suspect. the suspected officers -- the museum had an ak-47. officers shot and killed the suspect. >> we do not believe this was a random act of violence. right now preliminary investigations, we believe the victims may have been known to the suspect. >> one officer suffered what are believed to be life-long threatening injuries. >> the frostburg student stabbed and killed last weekend has been
laid to rest. funeral services were held saturday at the empowerment temple. the poly graduate was -- the other student from frostburg faces first and second-degree murder charges. >> the lions took the field after the firing of joe paterno. >> it was clear early this would be anything but a normal saturday in happy valley. >> the level of excitement is very muted. we feel there is a sense of mourning that everything we knew before has gone. >> the usually raucous game at penn state shift to a focus on the victims. >> we're here for the victims,
what happened, and to show what happened is those three people and not us. >> the players, locked arm in arm, their final home game of the season, their first in 60 years without joe paterno. the game seemed almost after afterthought early. in the end, a last-second comeback falling short. >> i was proud. we got down 17-0, and they didn't quit. they hung tough. they hung in there together. the loss on the field nothing compared to what this community has lost and what's still to come. the emotions of the week spilling over for paterno's son, jay. >> dad, i wish you were here. we love you. >> a love that stretched from the stadium to the home. hundreds gathering there after
the game. >> as the emotions, the anger, and the search for answers continues here at penn state. jay gray, university park, pennsylvania. >> the home of former fobble coach -- former football coach jerry sandusky has been damaged. there is say security crew working on the outside of the house. police say they don't know who caused the damage, but we're told no one was hurt. >> another debate for the g.o.p. presidential candidate. this time, no headline moments for rick perry. 11 news reporter -- >> in a cbs news debate the depopgop -- g.o.p. presidential
candidates gave each other a break. >> we're here today to talk about why every single one of us is better than barack obama. >> if you eliminate the department of defense. >> glad you remembered it. >> i've had some time to think about t. sir. >> me, too. >> this time there were no gaffes. >> it is time for us as a country to say no to foreign aide to countries that don't support the united states. >> i agree. start everything at zero. >> if you elect me as the next president, they will not have a nuclear weapon. >> they politely jousted on pakistan to waterboarding terrorists. >> i don't see it as torture. i see it as an enhanced
ininterrogation technique. >> torture is illegal. we should not torture. waterboarding is torture. >> 90 minutes of debate. no clear winners. this time, no losers either. brian mooar, wbal. >> there is continuing commitment 2012 p keep track of who's leading the pack. you can find it all on the politics page. . >> greg brern steen will be our guest on "sunday questions." you can e-mail your questions to email@example.com. >> the time is 5:11. a new study links asthma to a popular pain reliever. >> how you can get your hands on a flag from the war of 18123.
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depending on where you are. 50 degrees in annapolis. 46 in easton. 49 in ocean city. you head toward baltimore and it is 10 degrees cooler from b.w.i. to the inner harbor, 31 in gatesburg and 30 in frederick. expect temperatures to drop a couple more degrees as we head toward sunrise. we get the coolest temperatures normally at the start of the day. there is hope coming in at the start of the seven-day forecast. first i want to show you the trend of what's happening here. milder air is starting to surge in across the south. you can see 50's up toward chicago. it is chilly along the eastern seaboard. we meppings 30's across the mid-atlantic. this milder air is going to be pushing in. out ahead of the storm system. that is what is going to help the storm system moderate through the next days. you are starting with a mix of sunshine and clouds. that's going to stick with us throughout the day. the wind will be from the south. that comes out ahead of our next
storm system. the storm system still out across the plains. eventually as it heads our way, we'll talk about a better chance for rain. i want to mention the weather happening in the northwest. that's all the way out in seattle where the ravens are playing later today. we have a chance for showers. in fact, that big storm system that affected alaska almost calling it a snow-cain, a mix of hurricane and heavy snow. there is a chance for showers later this afternoon as the ravens will play. temperatures in the upper 40's to low 50's throughout the game. back to our area, we are expecting scattered clouds throughout the night. temperatures cold once again. we are going to drop down into the 40's. let's look at futurecast and see what happens here. a mix of clouds throughout the day tomorrow. we expect maybe a chance for showers late tomorrow night into tuesday morning. as that storm system approaches, we get a better chance for rain, and that's mostly coming in
throughout the day tuesday lasting into tuesday night. this should clear out of our area as we look into the end of the week. the seven-day forecast. we are expecting milder temperatures into the afternoon. we're in the mid 60's tomorrow. chance for showers late in the night. lass a chance for showers on tuesday. once that storm system clears by, we dry out by the end of the week. chilly temperatures do return. >> coming up this morning, we'll show you the cancer zapper. doctors in maryland are using this technique to remove inoperable tumors. how it works. >> and sending professionals back into the classroom to help children succeed.
between acetomeniphen and asthma. some researchers believe the drug may increase inflamation in the airways many -- in people predisposed to asthma. >> researchers said people -- say people they studied who cut back on sodium had cholesterol levels creep up by 2% possibly putting them at a higher risk for heart disease. some experts say the study itself is too small to come to any real conclusion. >> you might call it the cancer zapper. it is treatment they use right ner in baltimore, and it is giving doctors and patients hope. >> judith has an appreciation
for life. in 1969, she was having symptoms of acid reflux. >> i was 49 and thinking i've never had this before. ok. i started taking some prylosec. it wasn't getting better. >> she said a few weeks after that she was vomitting and losing weight. >> four weeks later i was sitting in a doctor's office, and he said nine times out of 10 when i see this, it is cancer. >> this is how joyce looked a little over two years ago. that's a kidney, that's a kidney. that's all normal. the rest of these inumrable spots. >> all these white spots are tumors. >> fred maceline said it began
in her pan korea yass and me -- pancreas and metasticized to her liver. y thought hi two months to live. >> she had an amazing response. >> all she was left with after a year pf chemotherapy was one, albeit large tumor in her liver. >> that's what the doctor called -- >> it doesn't use heat or cold. >> prior to thrks you seethe either froze a tumor or burn aid tumor. this zaps a tumor. >> it leaves in tact things like nerves, blood vessels, bile ducts. >> and dr. maceline uses a
minimally invasive program. >> i do this without making a major hole. and you can see, as i page up and down that these needles are positioned at precise intervals throughout her liver in and around the tumor. >> it has been a year now since joyce had i.r.e. i think this is just a scar. this is now all dead tissue. >> dr. maceline said i.r.e. can be used to owe blate tumors everywhere except the central nervous system and not in the brain or spinal cord yet. >> not anywhere else within reason. i've treated legs, heads, chest, liver throughout the abdomen, kidney. patients that are not surgical candidates, not radiation candidates. now we're opening up
opportunities for them for treatment that weren't there before. >> and he thinks maybe within a decade i.r.e. will change how cancer is treated. >> what we're doing today is better than what we did 10 years ago, but it is a far cry from what we want. this may be the kind of technology that really helps us get there. >> i'm taking my ball and going home. >> 2 1/2 years has passed since joyce's diagnosis, and while she will require more treatment, she alive. after thinking she had only a few months alive. >> i'm lucky, fortunate. yeah. i wear those every day. and i'm a worrier, too, and a survivor. >> i.r.e. is also referred to as nano. there will soon be a trial for treating pancreatic cancer, and that, he says, could be a game chairer.
fort mchenry. rob roblin has those details. >> they have been selling flags for 77 years. now they are selling a very special flag. it is a replica of the flag that flew over fort mchenry in the war of 1812. 15 stars and 15 stripes. you can have one of these flags yourself. >> we are trying to demonstrate what was flown. the "star spangled banner" was written during this. >> to the republic, for which it stands, one nation under god. >> today in havre de grace, a sale of these slags -- flags. >> may 3, 1813, was a beautiful
day like today weather-wise, but that's the day havre de grace got destroyed, and it took 20 years for them to recover. i'm waiting for the queen to repatriate some of the money to us that we deserve from that. we were a key event in the war of 1812. >> also today, some members of the cecil county her to my knowledge group. >> the british thought they should attack the northern bay to draw the americans up here away from fort mchenry, which they really wanted to attack, and of course, did. a lot of the flags up here were just diversion ri. >> it inspired francis scott key to write the national anthem. >> we posted a link with information on our web site. it would be fun to have.
>> it would be. >> 5:28. what's the temperature on tv hill? >> 29. >> an iconic landmark that reopened after an earthquake. >> 20-foot swells caught on camera. you'll hear their story next. >> as lisa mentioned, it is 39 degrees now at tv hill, and a little colder as you head toward the western suburbs. mostly dry weather. we'll talk about that when the insta-weather plus forecast comes up.
>> welcome back to 11 news sunday morning. thanks for joining us. >> lotes take another look outside with ava. i have to admit we were talking about being at sea. >> that 20-foot swell story. >> fortunately today we're talking about a quiet day. winds will be coming out of the south. after the chilly windy day we had on friday, we're expecting highs around 63 in washington,
d.c. 66 for southern maryland. western mountains getting up near 60 this afternoon. clouds increasing tonight. we'll tell you why when we come back in the insta-weather plus forecast. >> officials in italy now begin the task of resurrecting the country from an economic crisis. this is former italian prime minister sylvo berlusconi stepped down. his resignation was met with cheers from thousands of protesters. mario monte is expected to take over to manage the crippling economy. wilson ramos was back with his family this morning. then authorities say five people were arrested after commandos swept into the mountain hideout friday. the 24-year-old said he's
thankful to be alive and he said he didn't know if he would survive the or deal. ramos was abducted outside his mother's home near valencia. >> officials were forced to close a building following the quake. saturday's reopening also marked the first female episcopal bishop. >> a house exploded in western ohio saturday. crews were working on a water line when a back hoe ruptured a gaspipe. the explosion left a gaping hole next door as well. investigators are still sifting through the rebel. three men from orlando are waking up in their warm beds this morning after a harrowing experience in the gulf of mexico. what started out as a fishing trip turned into a race for survival after they got stranded in the gulf of mexico friday. they were finally rescued by the
coast guard and returned home. we have that story. >> bundled up and waiting it out on 20-foot swells in the gulf. stuck at sea with his brother edward and their friend mike after their engine blew. >> it was miserable. >> nothing you can do, just try to ride it out. >> after a few hours of being tossed about like a toy, the waters were calm. things quickly changed. >> they must have been gusting 40 miles per hour. you can hear them just how long. >> rough seas, strong wind. i tell you what, this boat was rocking. the life vests went on, and these three men went into survival mode. >> we had a flare gun. he couldn't see us. we had a spotlight. we shined it at every boat i saw. >> hold on. it's no big deal. we had plenty of food and
provisions. >> back home a sigh of relief for the mother of the two boaters after hearing of their rescue. >> i want to thank everybody after all their prayers and concern. i had a thousand phone calls with all my friends, so really wonderful. >> and that was lisa vickers reporting. the coast guard said the men were lucky. the coast guard was just about to call off the search and head back when they spotted them waving frantically. >> maryland congressman elijah cummings joined hundreds for the pilgrimage for jobs in justice marblings. the group walked along the proposed mark in hopes jobs generated by the project will go to the city's unemployed. they also pushed for federal funding to train new employees. >> you must make sure when they come into our communities, that as many jobs as possible go to the unemployed. we have so many people that were unemployed.
they have to be trained. i any this coalition has taken the steps necessary to get some of that money to go into the training of these folks. >> organizers say members of more than two nos dozen congregations in social justice organizations participated in yesterday's three-mile walk. >> much more news ahead. a look at this week's new releases on dvd's. >> dry weather today. that changes as we head into the seven-day forecast. [ female announcer ] at verizonfios.com, you can choose your channel package. ♪ you can choose your own internet speeds. ♪ you can even choose to chat with a live person.
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we're off to a chilly start. 50 degrees in annapolis. 45 in easton. the outer suburbs from baltimore dropping down to 37 in college park and 30 degrees now in frederick. we're expecting temperatures to get a couple degrees colder as we head toward sunrise. that's when we normally have the low temperatures for the day. the sunshine helps to warm things back up. here is a good trend as we head into the next couple days. it is chilly along the east coast. we have mild air from the south. this is with a new apromping storm system. this will eventually bring back the milder air to our area. even today we're looking for high temperatures, pretty comfortable, in the mid 60's. we are starting off the day with a few clouds in the area. winds out of the south. that's because that storm system is slowly approaching from the west is producing showers across the dakotas. that will be our next chance for rain. i want to take you out to the west where a new storm system is moving in to washington and oregon. normally we wouldn't focus too much on this, but this happens
to be where the ravens will be playing. they are in seattle at century field at 4:05 p.m. and we are expecting a chance for showers as that storm system moves n a chance for snow in the mountains. just a rain end. temperatures in the low 50's for the start of the game and dropping into the 40's toward the end. so we will be much milder here in baltimore compared to where the ravens will be playing. overall, it is fairly pleasant throughout the day. through the night, mostly cloudy. not as cold. that keeps temperatures from dropping down too much. we are expecting it to get down into the low 40's. even knot downtown area they stay to 50 at most. that is the coldest they get. a lot of clouds in the sky. mild day. warmer as we get into the mid to upper 60's. here's the futurecast there may
be showers monday night. the forecast calls for dry weather today. high of 63. mid 60's tomorrow. schans of rain at night. better chance for rain tuesday, and then behind the system, the temperatures will drop off. only in the low 50's thursday and friday. >> thank you, ava, very much. appreciate that. our struggling economy has more people shopping at economy shops and thrift stores these days. >> stores like good will are going high-tech with your donations. bob hanson has more. >> the snap of a digital camera and a silver teapot is ready for the world. inside a san diego ware house, goodwill industries runs its own online auction site. everything here comesing from everyday charitable donations.
what i'm surrounded by is less than 1% of the donations. >> shopgoodwill.com. >> the idea is to get more money for their donations than they would in the store. on the shelves, you find a gibson guitar. a classic try sickle. these are items that will sell for more over the internet. sometimes for much more. take this painting. >> you would have thought this sold for how much? >> $20? >> it sold for how much? >> $almost 700. >> any idea why? >> no. >> a year ago we had 19 employees and now we're up to 31. >> the online crew started in two small rooms. growth needs more jobs. the main goal of goodwill.
>> they sell for two or three times the value if not more than we would receive at retail. >> now, this place is not ebay. it is small potatos. that works to your advantage. fewer people looking, fewer people bidding, better deals for you. >> it is not quite as saturated. everybody knows about it, even though we are trying to get the word out. >> so the hodge-podge of goodwill could include a coo-koo clock. >> now dealing with the world. >> it has been an adventure every day. >> and most auctions last seven days. many of the books, d.v.d.'s and video games are sold on amazon and ebay. new way to shop. >> business is booming at morgan state university.
scores in the process. you need to look at morgan. >> and morgan state has also noticed more students are coming to school and staying longer. right now the student retention rate is at a 4.5% increase from last year. >> 50 of the state's top science professors are heading back to school as in high school. it is part of helping students succeed in subjects as science, engineering, technology, and math. tim tooten has more. >> from the classroom to the laboratory, s.t.e.m., which stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is considered a key to success for maryland students. a new program called specialist in the classroom is designed to help teachers set aside textbooks and use experts to help motivate students to learn. >> our goal is together with
business and education to make academic work more meaningful and relevant for sfents -- for students. >> it started as a pilot program. >> governor martin o'malley. [applause] >> governor o'malley said he welcomes the support of some of the state's top business and educational leaders. >> you are providing a powerful illustration of how as a state we tend to the quality of our relationships, including our relationship to the next generation. >> a generation business leaders say for now lacks the skills to take on high-tech jobs. >> we have made great progress in terms of integrating technology into maryland schools, but we clearly have a long way to go. >> others couldn't agree more. >> we need to have individuals that are exiting high school, that are ready for our workforce. that are ready for college in the stem areas.
we need individuals with stem skills. we need broad thinkers. >> there is hope this latest program will turn out a new pool of highly trained workers. tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> stay with us. there is much more news ahead. >> including a look at this week's hot d.v.d. releases. >> coming up in sports, we'll check in on what was effectively maryland's bowl game against hopkins going for a perfect
game. they brought out their pride uniforms, complete with shoes and all. notre dame breaking out. notre dame remains the only team on the field. letting it go. beautiful pitch and catch. 19 yards. 17-0 average. in the second quarter, maryland gets on the board. o'brien would later leave with an injury. mckorea wins this foot race not only in the end zone. appreciative of that. a 17-7 game. before the half, on fourth and goal, from the half yard line, notre dame imposed its will. terrible transition for maryland. the irish win it. 45-21. they are 7-0 on the field. the -- they are enjoying what they see. the show put on by one terence west. last couple games he has flat
out blown up. 69-yard touchdown run giving towson a 42-21 lead. the route is on. in the third quarter, to ensure it continues, is one derrick joseph. the seam up the middle. raises outside and he is not to be caught. the point counds counts. 93 yard touchdown. 49-21. towson in front. we'll go back to terence west. from 2 yards up. fourth touchdown of the day. 265 touchdowns running. career high. towson a winner. 8-2 on the year. they won the c.a.a. with a win over rhode island or a maine loss. >> congratulations to johns hopkins. the blue jays complete a perfect season on monday. hopkins 10-0 for the first time in school history. morgan state had a tough time wrapping up its home schedule losing to miac champion norfolk state. later today, the maryland men's
basketball team. we'll check on that for you coming up at 6:00. have a great day. >> if you've been to the mall lately, you may have noticed christmas decorations going up. >> after halloween, what are you going to do. one big d.v.d. set came out. >> harry potter, the boy who lived comes to die. >> the boy who lived comes to d.v.d. the final saga escalates into an all-out war between good and evil. the box set of all eight films in the harry potter franchise. >> somehow we switch bodies. >> jason reynolds and -- "the change-up."
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photographed waking up? >> absolutely not. i think i want the "band of brothers" gift set and definitely the "harry potter" gift set. >> jerry and gerry they have the same name but no relation. gerry sandusky goes one on one with donna hamilton. >> and making your travel experience better. a $100 million make-over coming up. >> and the i-team discovers what the state isn't telling you when it comes to paying violations. >> high pressure in comprol a-- in control across the area. looking forward to that. the insta-weather plus forecast coming up.
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>> as we head into the game, a mix of clouds. dover up to 64. we're expecting a storm system. when will the rain arrive? we'll talk about that when the insta-weather plus forecast comes back. >> two people dead after flames ripped through several row homes in southwest baltimore. >> that deadly fire started around 3:30 yesterday afternoon in the 400 block of south fulton. sheldon dutes has the latest from city fire head quarters. >> it looks like most of the damage was on the third floor. that's where neighbors cried out for help. >> as flames ripped through the
row homes, two people were begging for help from the third floor. when he got to the 400 block he recognized the home on fire and ran in to help. >> it was so much fire. we got to the first flight. the back just came in the steps. >> he said help me out. jump. the mother was on the side. i heard her name. she called me. she said, help me. >> we understand there were two people on the third floor trying to escape. unfortunately they did not make it. it is a male and female. they both suffered apparently heavy smoke inhalation and expired here at the scene. >> neighbors have identified the victims as donna and her son ernie. some say she was in her 70's and
ernie was in his mid 50's. hours after the flames were put out, firefighters remained on the scene monitoring potential hot spots. it is unknown where the fire started in the home. reporting in downtown baltimore, city fire head quarters, sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police looking for suspects after a series of athemented arsons involving molotov cocktails in baltimore. the first happened saturday morning when someone threw a bomb inside home then another home through a window. around 3:30 a third molotov cocktail was thrown into a home on liberty heights, baltimore. >> we need to work together with neighbors and residents to bring these people to justice.
>> in each case, the fires were put out quickly, and no one was hurt. police believe these incidents are connected to a rash of incidents. >> a similar -- a shooting in northwest baltimore. authorities say the victim was found with a gun shot wound to the chest. no word on a suspect or possible motive this morning. >> two men recovering after a double shooting in east baltimore. investigators say shots fired 7:30 in the 2200 block of aiken street. no word on their conditions. the search for the gunmen continues. >> the names of the two people killed outside arundel hills malls. officers were able to identify a vehicle of interest. this led them to a standoff with a suspect.
22-year-old james coleman who confronted officers with an ak 47 and a shug around 10:00 -- shotgun 10:00 in the morning. that's when officers shot and killed the suspect. >> we do not believe this is a random act of violence. it is in the early stay stages of investigation, but we believe the victims may have been known to the suspect involved in this. >> one officer suffered what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. >> a poly graduate murder ert. last week, shawny liggs faces first and second-degree murder charges.
>> penn state took the field for the first time since the firing of joe paterno. the latest. >> the usually raucous pregame at penn state shift today a show of respect for the the victims of the alleged sexual assaults on campus. >> we're here for the victims and to show this isn't us. what happened is a select few people, and not us. >> a show of unity that continued inside the stadium. the traditional dash to the field replaced by a walk. the players locked arm in arm. their final home game of the season. their first in 60 years without joe paterno. a moment of silence in the
stands and a passionate prayer with both teams kneeling before kickoff. the game seemed almost a defensive standoff. >> i was proud. we got down 17-0. they didn't quit. they hung tough. they hung in there together. >> the loss on the field nothing compared to what this community lost and what's to come. >> joe paterno's son. >> depad, i wish you were here. we love you. >> hundreds gathering at his home after the game. >> as the emotions, the anger, and the search for answers continues here at penn state. jay gray, nbc news, university park, pennsylvania. >> the home of jerry sandusky has been vandalized.
the damage to the window was parent and a white covering blocked it. there was a security crew working on the outside of the house f police say they don't know what or who caused the damage. we're told no one was hurt. >> another debate for the g.o.p. presidential candidates. this time no headline moments. 11 news reporter brian mooar has this year's commitment 2012 update. >> g.o.p. presidential candidates gave each other a break. >> this is president obama's greatest failing. >> we're here talking about why every single one of us is better than barack obama. >> if you eliminate the department of energy. >> glad you remembered it. >> i've had some time to think about it, sir. >> me, too.
>> this time there were no gaps. >> it is time for us to say no to countries that don't support the united states of america. >> what he said makes sense. >> mit romney said -- >> if you elect me as a next president, they will not have a nuclear program. >> and they discussed all topics to waterboarding. >> i don't see it as torture. i see it as an enhanced interrogation technique. >> under barack obama he is allowing the aclu to run the c.i.a. >> torture is illegal. >> we should not torture. waterboarding is it torture. >> no clear win -- winners and no clear losers. >> and there is continuing commitment 20012 coverage on our
web site. you can cover candidates in the race for the white house. you can also find the politics page on www.wbaltv.com. >> a programming note. baltimore city states fornse attorney greg bernstein will be our guest later this morning on 11 news. if you have a question, e-mail your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> 6:10. 39 degrees on tv hill. stay with us. much more news ahead. >> if you have an i-phone, listen up. your information could be at risk. a researcher explains how the new operating system can be hacked. >> and an influx of officials in the bay. that's in this morning's consumer alert. >> but first, it is a nice morning. the live look outside. ava has your insta-weather plus forecast next.
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as we look out across the the sky. the sun will be behind some clubs. showers across south dakota into iowa as well. eventually a better chance for wet weather. normally we wouldn't focus on this weather pattern. the ravens are at century field. we are expecting clouds and showers throughout the game. it looks like it will be a little cooler. 51 for the kickoff temperature. dropping into the 40's toward the end. look at those winds. southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour.
much calmer weather as we head back into baltimore. chilly as we start off the day. 30 degrees in frederick. once we get toward the water, milder temperatures. 49 in annapolis. 45 in easton. as we head into the afternoon, expect temperatures to get into the low to mid 60's. clouds, sunshine, and overall looking fairly pleasant. winds coming in out of the south. it is producing a couple clouds across southern maryland. the highs near 66 this afternoon. let's look at futurecast. better chance as tuesday evolves. 60% chance of rain as we head into tuesday. fairly cloudy temperature.
mid 60 he's. they drop off into the end of next week. sunshine returns wednesday into thursday. >> coming up this morning, backlash against one of our reporters in the wake of the penn state scandal. >> 11 sports director gerry sandusky sets the record straight. >> and why drivers with toll road violations are not bei
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>> in 2006 we should have been finding oysters here. >> there was some good news. officials say while they found a high number of dead oysters in the upper bay, overall mortality was actually low. >> just in time to plan your thanksgiving manu, you might want to skip on pecans. they are now $3 a pound and demand is soaring. extreme drought damaged crops in louisiana. add to that, china is a big buyer right now. used cheafly during the chinese new year. experts predict the average retail price for a pound of pecans will soon be 11 dollars. ed u.s. department of agricultural.
the federal program to promote the national christmas tree association. the announcement the naming -- a white house official said this is not a christmas tree from the obama administration but a industry self-imposing fees. >> well, google ending support for its g-mail app for black berry devices. what does that mean for g-mail blackberry users? those who have already loaded the app will be able to use it.
>> if you have an iphone you may need to worry about hackers. this is not good news for people who have iphones. it is also not the end of the world. the afact was only a proof of concept. a security researcher says he has been able to attack the devices and do it with innocuousl -- >> 1-4 iphones sold is an apple iphone. that makes the device a rich target for hackers. a security researcher posted this video to youtube saying how this app can download another app. >> you can imagine downloading angry birds. >> the news comes as a shock to many.
>> oh, my god, that's unbelievable. >> the app was submitted to and approved by apple's istore. consumers say that's why this is surprising. >> it is an arduous process to get an app produced. you would think something like this couldn't get produced. >> the app is gone now. in the video, it shows how dangerous it could be to someone with malicious intent. >> of course the iphone is not unique thrfment have been successful hacks to google's android marketing system. >> it doesn't surprise me, no. does it scare me? no. >> new software comes out. i may wait for other people to
sandusky. he said his family's good name has been implicated in the scandal. >> it began saturday with the arrest of gerry sandusky. >> former assistant coach jerry sandusky. >> disturbing allegations focusing on defensive coordinator jerry sandusky. >> when did you first hear about this? where were you? >> saturday afternoon i was going to the ravens charter flight, and as i was checking in, one of the security personnel for the ravens asked me, hey, are you related to the sandusky with the assault charges. i didn't know what he was talking about, but i'm sure if i had a relative in trouble, i'm
sure i would know about it. >> so people were treating you in an odd fashion. >> people were uncomfortable. northeast didn't know -- >> no relation, no affiliation, a high degree of discomfort. >> this weekend when you first found out about it. what were the emotions you were going for. in a negative nags. >> what hit me first the hardest was i was watching the news in pittsburgh where it is an enormous story for obvious reasons, and the news cast was using the same name as me with horrific allegations. i got done watching that, and i was shook-up. this is awful. not just for me, but if these stories are true, then horriffic crimes have taken place, and this guy would be a pred
industry monster. i was at the -- at the pregame i was introduced to dick ebersal, when i stuck out my hand to shake his hand he visibly flinched. i think he thought i was goofing around. >> what did you do? >> i said no relation. >> he was kind of oh. >> on a whole different level, because your father was a coach, you were an athlete, your son. the relationship between a coach and young athletes is a very special trust relationship. and for someone who is in that world, you must feel like that has been breached in an awful way. >> violated. because there is an all-or-nothing aspect to sports. sports is zero sum.
are you either winning or losing. you are doing the right thing or the wrong thing. you are getting the job done, you are not getting the job done. sports has no room for a shade of gray. you have a heinous act for a group and culture that adult males are supposed to be leaders, guides, teachers, mentors, and protectors for young men in sports, period. there is that mentality of us against the world. with what took place at penn state clearly they had point wrong definition of "us" and what and who they should be protecting. >> we have posted more of donna's interview with gerry on our web site. also weighing in p. jayne miller and pete gilbert, what they refer to as shame, ourge, and honor. 6:29. 39 degrees on tv hill. >> if you have ever received a
toll violation, listen up, the i-team is investigating what may not be printed on your ticket. plus, how a fishing trip becomes a struggle to survive. and three florida men are caught on camera. >> we are expecting a few clouds across the country today. temperatures much milder. we'll talk about how long that mild weather will last coming up in the insta-weather plus forecast. many verizon 4g lte.
america's fastest and most reliable 4g network in over 160 cities. verizon. built so you can rule the air. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." temperatures are starting to moderate again. that's good news as we fill out the rest of the weekend on our hands. we are going to see a few clouds today. we can see those passing over the state right now. that's going to continue to be the trend. also we are expecting dry weather. right now clouds are out at the airport, calm winds. they will be turning out throughout the day. it is 36 right now at b.w.i. thurgood marshall. we will get into the 50's throughout the lunch hour.
a mix of sunshine and clouds throughout the day. not too bad. hopefully you get a chance to get outdoors and enjoy it, because it will be fairly pleasant. in the seven-day, another cooldown. we'll talk about that. >> officials in italy will begin the task of resurrecting the country from an economic crisis. this is former italian prime minister sylvo berlusconi stepped down officially after congress passed a package of economic reforms. his regular nage was met with tears and thousands of protesters. mario monte is expect today take over to manage italy's crippling economy. ramos back with his family. venezuelan authorities say five people were arrested after commandos swept into the mountain hide-out friday. the 24-year-old said he's thankful to be alive, and admits
he didn't think he would survive the two-day ordeal. he was abdubblingted from his mother's home in valencia. >> the washington national cathedral is reopened. officials were forced to close the building after the earthquake damage. the cathedral's frame damaged. saturday's reopening marked the first female episcopal bishop. >> six people recovering from injuries and another unaccounted for after a house exploded in western ohio. crews were working when the backhoe ruptured a gaspipe. the explosion left a gaping hole in the home next door. investigators are sifting through the rubble. three men from orlando florida are waking up in their own beds after a harrowing experience in the gulf of mexico. it turn neighborhood a race for survival after they got stranded in the gulf wednesday. they were finally rescued and
returned to their families. >> bundled up and waiting for help as they rode it out on 20-foot swells in the gulf. this video taken by charlie lyons stuck at sea after their engine blew. >> pretty miserable. nothing ever you can do. just try to ride it out. >> just a few hours before being tossed about by a toy. things quickly changed. >> they must have been gusting 40 miles per hour. just how long. >> rough seas and strong wind. this boat was rocking. the life vest went on and these three men went into survival mode. >> we had a flare gun. he fired it at the helicopter. we shined it at every boat i saw. >> just got to hold on. not a big deal.
we had plenty of food and provisions. >> a sigh of relief for the two boaters after hearing of their rescue. >> i want to thank everybody for their prayers and concerns. i had a thousand phone calls with friends and family. it was wonderful. >> and that was talisa vickers reporting. >> the coast guard said the men were lucky. the searchers were about to call off the search when they saw them waving. >> jobs generated by the project would be with the city's unemployed. >> many -- that as many jobs as possible go to the unemployed. they have to be trained.
i think it is taking the steps necessary to get some of that money going into the training of these folks. >> organizers say members of two dozen congregations took part in saturday's 30-mile walk. stay with us. still much more news ahead. >> including big changes that are coming to the airport. we'll tell you what you can expect coming up. >> and change is also expected in the seven-day forecast. at least today, looking mild. the insta-weather plus forecast the insta-weather plus forecast when we return.
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>> good morning. the sun is coming up in 30 minutes. a high-pressure system moving off to the east. eventually a storm system will move in. winds coming in out of the south. more clouds across the area. relatively calm conditions. a mix of sunshine and clouds as we go throughout the day. a storm system will eventually head in from the plains. pursuesing showers across minnesota and into iowa as well. this will be pushing east. eventually you will break down that area of high pressure. we are looking at a storm system moving into the pacific northwest normally we don't focus on the whether that far to the west, but it will be moving our way. the ravens will be in seatl
today. expecting kickoff temperatures at 41. it may not be too bad, but chilly in seattle with all the rain breezy as well. winds 10 to 20. chilly for everyone who has -- who is at the game. 49 in annapolis. milder in ocean city. in the afternoon, low to mid 60's. 5 to 10 miles per hour. 60 in the western mountains. 62 in ocean city. more clouds throughout the day tomorrow. maybe a chance for showers. a storm system heads in. you have to plan a day for the wettest weather.
tuesday afternoon. seven-day forecast calling for rain showers monday night into tuesday. temperatures stay mild and chilly. >> traveling in and out of b.w.i., thurgood marshall. airport officials say they will be planning to make travel through the airport a better experience. the new project is expect today cost $100 million. it will take two to three years to complete. >> major changes at b.w.i. some will be seen immediately. the reason, two reasons. first growth and then the merge of of southwest and air tehran airlines. -- air tran airlines.
>> we have to react to the marketplace. that's why we're pushing this. working with the airlines to make this happen. >> something travelers will notice off the bat, next tuesday is part of the air tran-southwest merger, air tran will move from concourse d to a and b the t.s.a. have set up an overflow security checkpoint. also those leaving via parking and hotel shuttles, there will be designated pick-up areas. in a couple years, that's when the real changes will take place, which include linking together concourses a, b, and c making it possible to access all concourses. a security checkpoint will be
placed. moving delta concourses. >> it didn't surprise me. i don't know that they really need to. >> some passengers had different opinions. >> it is a great location, washington and baltimore. it seems like more and more traffic is coming through here. >> the $100 million project will be funded by airport revenue. it should be completed by the summer of 2013. >> i am glad they are expanding on the airport. >> coming in and going out. >> if you would like a closer look at some of the artist renderings of the future facility here, or on your next trip to w b.w.i. -- at b.w.i.
>> higher toll rates are now in effect in maryland. there is no secret about that. what happens when you get a ticket? >> the state calls its policy user friendly. our i-team asked a question, what about state law. here's lead investigative reporter jayne miller. >> the dispute with the e-z pass toll system. >> it was $1,200. they waived all but $900, which i was still flabbergasted. >> if only he could take his case to court. it is the option available when you get a traffic ticket. he wrote a letter to the agency that handles the toll system. >> what i said was i really don't want to get a lawyer for
this. any other method? no, no other way. >> state law appears to be on his side. the article that governs toll violations states, the person receiving the violation says, one, pay the toll to the maryland transportation agency or two elect to stand trial. the problem, the violation notices mbta uses makes no mention at all of the option to go to court. >> why did the authority not follow this method p >> we believe this to be more user friendly. >> you think -- >> we're not issuing a civil benefit. >> the agency insists it is in the right because it doesn't call its notices civil citations, never mind the intent
of state law. >> the state can't simply send you a bill and say pay it or else. >> it would seem as if these are the types of notices that are sent out and it doesn't advise the driver of all of their rights under the law that they are collecting this improperly. >> a struck motorist can appeal, but only to the agency itself. >> fail to pay with the agency aside may result in the suspension of a vehicle notification. >> did you notify the alleged violator that they have recourse outside the system. >> not to a court system. there is nothing threbbede friendly about telling me, if i don't pay this, i am subject to further administrative fees and
they will suspend my registration and i won't be able to drive. >> we learned mdta is going to tweak its practice and soon start telling the worst violators they can go to court. but for everyone else who gets a violation, there is no plan to include what's written in state law. >> we weren't trying to duck the law. we were trying to implement a user friendly system that was less onerous than a civil citation. >> if that's their idea of friendly, i think we have to work on the diplomatic skills a little bit. >> the state issues more than a million toll violation notices last year alone. >> ultimately it will take a major action, probably against the state, to collect a lot of tolls that were collected in violation of the statutes. >> he wishes he had known what's in the language of the law. >> i think any judge would understand my situation.
i explained how this happened to me. >> with no recourse, he has to pay the bill. unless the agency decides to suspend his registration and impose more fees. for the 11 news i-team, i'm jayne miller. >> and more news coming up on "11 news sunday morning." >> coming up in sports, we'll check whon what was effectively maryland's bowl game last night. going for the perfect regular season. sfor >> through the state-filled work of agencies such as catholic charities and the generosity of god's people, the catholic church is able to meet the needs of our older sisters and brothers by providing such assistance as housing and other support services to seniors in need. the catholic church believes in the dignity of every person. our doors and our hearts are always open.
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>> the inaugural campaign for university of new mexico will not go to a bowl game. getting a chance to play on national television, a game seen here on wbal-tv, a game seen across the country. we brought up pride uniforms, notre dame breaking out the new helmet. that is ready for prime time. beautiful catch. 17-0 irish.
o'brien on the way would later read. appreciative of that. a 17-7 game. just before the half on fourth and goal. rushing. the irish win it 24-21. towson trying to keep ahold of first place in the caa. playing host to new hampshire. the show put on by terence west. last couple of games he had flat out blowed up. the route is on to ensure that he continues is one derek joseph. we get the seam up the middle. races outside. he is not to be caught. 93 yard touchdown.
49-21, towson in front. we go back to terence west. from two yards out, pounding his way in. 265 yards rushing. that's a career high. towson the career winner. 8-2 on the year. win the caa next week. the win over rhode island or a maine loss. >> hey, glages to johns hopkins. the blue jays create a perfect season on sunday. hopkins 10-0. the first time in school history. morgan state had a tough time wrapping up its home schedule. norfolk state 47-14. the new era with mark turgeon begins. we'll check on that coming up at 6:00. have a great day. >> here's a look ahead to our next hour of "11 news sunday morning." >> and just in time for the holidays, simple steps you can take to reduce stress.
airport. -- 34 degrees at the airport. we are expecting to jump up to 51 at 9:00 a.m. clouds and sun throughout the day. temperatures are looking very pleasant. the winds because they are coming out of the south are ushering in that warmer weather. >> thanks ava. >> the deadly fire started 3:30 in the 400 block of south fulton avenue. sheldon dutes has the latest from city fire head quarters. >> investigators are still trying to figure out where the fire started in the home. it looks like most of the damage was concentrated in the third floor. that's where experts say the victims -- that's where witnesses say the victims cried for help. >> neighbors said the two thims victims -- neighbors said the
victims were hanging out of the third floor. when this man got to the area, he ran in to help. >> we got to the first flight. the back game in. >> he ran outside and noticed his friends were still alive. it is an image he will never forget. >> he said help me out. >> the mother was on the side. >> she called me. she said help me. >> we understand there were two people on the third floor trying to escape that unfortunately did not make it. it is a male and a female. they both suffered apparently heavy smoak -- smoke inhalation and expired at the scene. >> some say the woman was in her 07's and ernie was in his 50's.
hours after the flames why put out, firefighters remained on the scene monitoring any potential hot spots. >> investigators are working to determine how it sparked. >> reporting in downtown baltimore, sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are looking for suspects after a series of attempted arsons involving molotov cocktails. the first happened just before 1:30 saturday morning when someone threw a homemade bomb inside a home. moments later fire crews were called to the 3500 block after a similar device broke a home there. then a third molotov cocktail was thrown into a building on liberty heights. >> we need to work with neighbors and residents to bring these people to justice.
i promise you, we will hold these people accountable once we identify thi them. >> in each case the fires were put out quickly and no one was hurt. police believe these are connected to a rash of snar interests -- similar incidents in september. >> a man was shot and rushed to shock trauma. no word on a sussspect or possible motive. meanwhile, two men recovering after a double shooting. shots fired saturday night. victims were taken to the hospital. no word on their conditions. the search for the gunmen continues. >> we now know the names of the two people killed outside of arundel mills mall. 30-year-old chansey green and deneen gunn were gunned down
in the parking lot. the suspect confronted officers with an ak-47. that's when officers shot and killed the suspect. >> we do not believe this was a random act of violence. right now the preliminary investigation is in the early stages, but we believe the victims may have been known to the suspect involved in this. >> one officer suffered what was believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. investigators say coleman had extensive injury. funeral services were held for courtney mccoy at the empowerment temple. she was murdered during an off-campus party last week. shawny liggs faces first and second-degree murder charges. >> the lions waking up with
their last game of the season behind them. it was emotional as the team took the field for the first time since the allegations of sexual abuse and the firing of joe paterno. >> the latest from jay gray. >> this was anything but a normal saturday in happy valley. >> the level of excitement is muted. everything we knew before is gone. >> the usually raucous pregame was recognition of the victims. >> we want to show it was three people and not us. >> the players locked arm in arm, their final home game of the season. 60 --
a moment of sclens silence in the stands with both teams kneeling. the game seemed almost after afterthought. in the end, the lions falling short. >> they got down 17-0. they didn't quit. they hung tough. >> the loss on the field nothing compared to what this community lost and what's still to come. the emotions of the week spilling over for paterno's son, jay. >> dad, i wish you were here. we love you. >> a love that stretched from the stadium to his home. >> hundreds gathering there after the game. >> as the emotion, the anger, and the search for answers continues here at penn state. jay gray, university park, pennsylvania. >> the home of former penn state football coach jerry sandusky has been vandal idsed.
-- vandalized. a security company and crew working outside the house. police say they don't know what caused the damage or who caused the damage and we're told no one was hurt. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. coming up, how to control stress instead of letting stress control you. tips from an expert in "medical alert." >> an energy-efficient home could help you save a lot of money. an expert from home depot is showing you how to make the switch. >> first a live picture from outside. ava is up next with your insta-weather plus forecast.
>> good morning. starting off fairly pleasant out there. or at least it looks pleasant. we have a few clouds in the sky. the sun is coming up. it is chilly as you get out of the downtown area. 45 at the inner harbor. the winds are mostly calm. i think that's what is going to add up to not too bad of a start to the day. when you have the winds out there, that makes things chilly. as a mentioned, sunshine across the area. clouds off toward the west. a few clouds to the south as well. this is what is keeping us dry
today. we have the winds coming in clockwise around that, to start and pull them in around the south. for the next couple days, tracking a storm system slowly approaching from the west. producing showers in south dakota. a high-pressure system in control across the east will hold off the rain for just a little bit. rain coming in across the pacific nelft. why do we care about that? the ravens are in seattle this afternoon. they are playing at century field. they are expecting clouds for the game. winds are strong out of the southwest. 10 to 20 miles per hour. that is going to add to how cool it feels. look at milder air pushing across the south moving into the ohio valley as well.
this will eventually be moving our way. this is why we'll see temperatures continue to climb as we head into its week. right now, it is chilly out toward the suburbs. 39 in westminster. 36 in parkton. mainly in the 40's as we head out toward the bay. high temperatures expected to get into the 60's. anywhere from 60 in the western mountains. clouds and sunshine as we take you throughout the day. mostly cloudy into the night but not as cold. we only drop down into the low 40's and mid 40's across the area tonight. seven-day forecast shows things are mild. mostly into tuesday. tuesday could turn out to be a fairly wet day. then we dry out wed wed. what that means, temperatures will be dropping down. low 50's thursday and friday. >> joining me now is dr. lisa nelson. are you an audiologist, and you are here to talk about the link discovered between alzheimer's and hearing loss sms -- loss.
i didn't know there was a connection? >> the recent research is indicating that the increase in hearing loss increases chances for alzheimer's. >> why is that? >> studies are indicating because you are using all your cogtive energy to interpret the words you no longer have time left to put it to memory. so the patient who is have the alzheimer's and hearing loss, if the hearing loss isn't treated, it becomes more difficult to handle. >> so a patient struggling with alzheimer's might let mild hearing loss go for a bit. you are saying don't do that? >> the rate of hearing loss, any 10 decibels of decrease in
hearing increases your chance of alzheimer's by 20%. >> so what should someone do if they may be dealing with a diagnosis of alzheimer's and they start to realize their hearing is going. should they seek treatment immediately? >> definitely. especially if the disease is going to decrease our ability to remember things. if they are learning how to do something and we make a habit of hearing devices as part of our daily routine, that will stay with them. being able to communicate effectively helps with any kind of health issue. >> there are a number of devices out there people can get to boost them needly with their shearing. a lot of people don't want anyone to see them with a hearing aid. what can we do for folks like that? >> today's technology is so discreet and cosmetic, really, it is more obvious that you are saying how? what? as opposed to the device being
in your ear. one caution i would say is that over-the-counter devices are becoming -- with internet sales and things like that, it is dangerous. if you under amplify, you're not system plating the system properly. if you over-amplify, you are destroying it. >> so what seems like a quick, cheaper solution isn't doing you any good? >> be aware. >> thank you for joining us with that information. i appreciate it. very nice to meet you. >> still ahead, plenty of news this morning. if you are feeling stressed with the holidays coming up, we have tips that could help you. expert tips on how to stay calm just ahead. >> and a few quick changes in your house could help save a lot of money. we'll tell you how straight ahead. >> and the book that's become a holiday saver for the entire family. the author of the "elf on the shelf" joins us with this new
>> we have a psychologist this morning to help us learn how to reduce stress. why are we a mess? >> one of the major factors in our lives has to do with stress. it is because of the economy. it is because of the way we are living. if we're not working, we're stressed out we're not working. we put ourselves in a position where stress is no longer our friend. back in the day when we were cave men and women, stress helped spur us with this fight or flight response. now that we have it so much, it causes us to have all sorts of medical issues, including hyper tension, heart problems, and obesity. >> let's go through some of the
things you think we need to do. >> positive mental attitude. whatever you sees a negative, turn it into a positive. >> for example, on my way here this morning, the cab driver got lost, i was running late. i sadse you know what? i'm getting to see all the beautiful spots of baltimore and i know that once i got here everything would be ok, as it is. so thank you. >> when that happens to me, i say let me out of this cab. i'm not paying for the ride to nowhere. >> you're an action reporter, so i know about you. >> time management. >> we don't manage our time enough and we wait for the last minute to do things. i tell people put a list together, put a plan together. use your cell phone, use the calendar. this way you get a lot of that junction that is in your head that you people you have to take care of, you get it on phone. >> and exercise is such a key. >> i love exercise. not only does it keep you fit, but we're talking about endoor finances.
and those -- but we're talking about endorphins. if you feel better, you are going to be less stressed. >> proper sleep? >> getting proper sleep means you are better rested during the day to reduce stress and we're seeing that a lot of athletes now are using bracelets and shoes that apull energy from the earth. resonating frequency, we all have it. one of the products that people are using now is something called the philistine watch. this is the watch right here. what it does, it has two freak wednesdayies beneficial to life and -- frequencies. a lot of people who have used this watch say they are more focused, less stressed, and are getting a better quality of sleep. this was one of oprah's favorite things in 2003, 2005, 2010. if you know oprah is wearing it and using it, it has to work.
i have one, too, and it works great for me. >> and you say jump rope, drink tea? >> lavender is part of aroma therapy. and of course, melatonin. that helps us feeling better. as far as any supplements, make sure, whatever you do, speak with your physician first. >> so wonderful to have you here. >> it is my pleasure. >> we can see you on the "today show" but viewers can reach you through a web site? >> they can reach me at philipstein.com where i give health tips. >> i feel less stressed already. >> i like being with you. >> don't go awafmente coming up, a how to make your home more efficient. first a look at events going on around town this weekend.
you can save approximately $130 for the life of the bulb. eventually you will replace all of them because the old light bulbs will be going away. the other thing we can save money on is stopping air gaps. the cold air into the house, you can seal it with installation or the -- >> you had three different kinds . they couldn't be easier to use. anything to keep the cold from coming in would save you money down the road. >> programmable thermostats. >> until fall, the savings are
tremendous. a seven-day programmable one. you can lower your heat when you are not home, raise it before you come home. changing your filter is also very important. you should inspect is every month. if not, replace it every three months. approximate mate savings $280. >> this is a good time of year to do a lot of what you are talking about. >> spring, summer you should always be checking it out. >> installation. this is a water heater blanket. >> yes, very simple to install. it will save you 20% on your water heating. if you feel the outside jacket is warm, you need to insulate it to retain the heat inside the tank. also, energy savings there. >> you have a larger one.
75 capacity or something like that. we do have larger ones. >> and installation, anywhere you can actually insulate your home. >> at icks -- atticks specifically. you need to put another layer of installation. >> the tax breaks for windows and doors? >> the tax breaks will run out at the end of this year so we need to find out what you actually need such as h-vac, water heater installation or installation installed in your home. contact the home services for helping you do that and helping you with your tax credit. >> save your receipt for tax purposes. >> absolutely. >> sam, thank you for joining us. the time now is 7:28. 39 degrees on tv hill. we have much more news coming up. stay with us. you're watching "11 news sunday morning."
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as you step outside, you are dealing with relatively good conditions. clouds to the west will be moving through the sky throughout the day. sunshine and clouds. chilly right now at b.w.i. frederick at 28. we are expecting those temperatures to warm up into the afternoon. 58 by 12:00 p.m. 63 at 3:00 p.m. mostly dry conditions. for the sunday forecast a chance for rain. we'll talk about that coming up. >> time for a look at what's coming up on "meet the press" and david gregory has a previe. >> the scandal at penn state has many asking how this could happen. are institutions becoming so big and com placent? you are taub tackling that on the -- you are tackling that on the show today. >> we are. we have the state attorney general who launched the investigation back in 2009. he also played an instrumental
role in getting the university president fiferede as well as joe paterno. not only is he center in the investigation, but also it does get to larger questions about just what was going on there and how did that happen in some institutions where you could fail your most basic moral test? i think that is what is fueling a lot of the outrage throughout the country. he is really in the middle of a national conversation which will kn continue this morning. >> so many people are saying how could this happen considering what we went through with the scandal with the catholic church. didn't we learn something? >> apparently not. the sad reality is that not enough was learned from the catholic church. this is not a religious institution. it sort of touches everybody in a way, if you think about it. not only the abuse of children but sports and university officials. all those things coming together
. >> her man -- herman cain? >> he has some erosion of support. a lot of the supporters for the moment do not think this is a disqualifying factor for cain in the race. his rivals have not turned against him and made this a bigger issue. we'll talk to michelle bachmann this morning and see if she has something to say about it. so far he has been able to furnish this on the media a little bit. whom use would like to see outside the race. it is still keeping him in the race. >> david, thank you so much. can't wait to see the show. have a good day.
>> another day for the g.o.p. candidates but this time not headlines about rick perry or questions about herman cain. this day's commitment 2012 update. >> in cbs meeting -- >> this is president obama's failing. >> rick perry poked fun at his disastrous memory lapse from thursday's debate. >> if you eliminate the department of energy. >> glad you remembered it. >> i've had some time to think about it, sir. >> me, too. >> this time there were no gaffes. >> this is time to say no aid to countries that don't support the
united states of america. >> you start everything at zero. >> mit romney said he would take force at iran's nuclear program. >> if i am elected president, they will not have a nuclear program. >> questions from afghanistan to pakistan to waterboarding. >> i would return to that policy. i don't see it as torture. i see it as an enhanced interrogation technique. >> under barack obama, he is allowing the aclu to run the c.i.a. >> torture is illegal by our laws, it is illegal by international laws. >> we should not torture. waterboarding is torture. >> 0 minutes -- 90 minutes of debate. no winners and no losers. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a programming note, baltimore city states attorney greg bernstein will be our guest. if you have a question send it to email@example.com.
a runny knows. >> you can see the sunshine out toward the west. a few clouds to the south as well. we have a high-pressure system in control. this is moving off shore and so we're getting the clockwise flow around it. it meaps winds are coming from the south today. that will help temperatures continue to warm on up. that warm air pushing in from the midwest where a storm system is cutting across the plains. temperatures are warming up even in chicago or behind it. very chilly air in the northwest and right along the front we have showers to minnesota and pack into south dakota. this is going to be our next weather maker. it is going to take a little time to get here. we have a storm system moving into the pacific northwest where the ravens are today. they are taking on the seahawks. i should say taking down the seahawks this after. 4:05 at century link field. rain showers chilly with binds
out of the southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. hopefully weather won't be too big of a factor for that rain. all that cold air, i mention the warm air across the valley. 66 in chicago while much of the mid-atlantic starting off in the 30's and 40's. we see temperatures bounce back as we head into the afternoon. 28 degrees in frederick. across the area, expect clouds and sunshine. 63 in baltimore. 66 for southern maryland and 66 for ocean city. dropping into the 40's. not as cold. milder weather, expecting it to warm up. and let's go into the seven-day, which disappeared. the seven-day forecast, 66 on monday, 66 on tuesday. rain monday night into tuesday. cool down at the end of the week.
why we have a treat for you. it is called "the elf on the shelf." it is about a magical elf that helps santa keep track of those who are foughty and those who are nice. so exciting. that summed it up a little bit. this is a family tradition of yours that you have turned into a wonderful tradition for millions of people. >> well, thank you. yes it is. i had an elf as a child. i always wanted to know how santa knew if i was being naughty or nice. the answer was he sends a scout elf to the house to watch and observe and every night he goes back to the north pole to give santa the report, and in the morning he's hiding in a new place. so he has to get up and see where he is. >> and children love to do that. this is the holiday addition. i'm going to hold this up for you. when you get your elf, he comes like this from the north pole. >> he gets his magic when he goes to a child. >> and they give him a name. >> so then every day, he usually
comes out around thanksgiving. >> right. >> every day the elf will be in a different location. >> yes. >> and the elf tries to find the elf -- >> not a good idea to touch the elf, because christmas magic is fragile, and so are the elfs. if he lost his magic, he wouldn't be able to tell santa how good you are being. >> you have a wonderful story, too, about how to get this published. >> we got rejection letters from everybody we could think of down to no one likes rhyming books. >> we just said, no, we think this is something people would like and need and we're going to give it our all. one daughter maxed out her credit cards, one daughter sold her house and she and her husband moved in with us and we cashed in our 401-k and we all went into it together. >> it is amazing. you actually co-authored this
book with one of your twin daughters and it was your other twin daughter who you formed this publishing company together to get this story out. >> yes. >> you started off in 18 stores. >> yes. >> and now? >> i'm not sure how many there are now. >> i read it. over 10,000. >> before we talk about where you are going to be today, people are will have a chance to meet you and get your book signed, let's talk a little about having a tradition you are able to share with people. >> i wanted to be sure i left for my grand children. i am thrilled they have this legacy, and i am thrilled they will pass it on to their children. >> people will pack away this book every year with their christmas decorations and it will get passed on from generation to generation. >> that's right.
mine also comes to see me. every thanksgiving he appears. >> where can people find you today? >> today i'll be at banner hal mark in he will goth could the city -- in banner halmark in ellicott city. >> i'm sure you always have a long line and probably like me the moms are giddy over meeting you. >> i can't wait to bring this home. i have a daughter dying to get her own elf. we'll have to let you know what we name her. >> yes. >> great fun to meet you. the name of the book is the "elf on the shelf" by a mother and daughter team. definitely something you don't want to miss. 12:00 in ellicott city and then greetings and readings in hunt valley. you won't want to miss it. >> next the humane society
>> welcome back. joining us now from the baltimore humane society is jenswanson. thank you for being here. who is this? >> this is helga. she's 7 1/2 years old. >> she is well behaved. where does she come from? >> she was a farm guard dog and the wife of the farmer said she didn't want the dog anymore, so she was sent to live in a truck.
she was brought to us in august, and she was timied when she first came to us. we couldn't get near her. >> what kind of home do you think she should be in? >> she needs to be an only dog and probably no kids because she has had a bad history. >> she was a guard dog. so that meaps she will help protect your family. >> pit bulls are historically bad guard dogs because they love people. they are very bad guard dogs. >> they bark until a person comes in the house and then -- >> exactly. >> she seems sweet. >> our 2012 alumni calendar features the photography of mary smith. these are dogs that came to us in our forever home. there is a message from joe
flacco as well. you can e-mail bemorehumane.org. >> and every month you have a way to brighten up the month. for more information call 410-833-8848 or e-mail them or go to www.bemorehumane.org. thank you for being here. >> thank you, guys. the time now is 7:49. 39 degrees on tv hill. coming up we're in the kitchen for "sunday brunch".
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>> and we're just minutes away from nbc's sunday today show. joining us is lester holt live from new york. >> good morning. standing today over 100,000 people filled the stadium to watch penn state's home game since the shocking sex abuse allegations and the latest in the growing investigation. >> also making a move, newt gingrich takes center stage in
the g.o.p. debate talking tough on foreign policy as his campaign starts to feel some traction. >> plus a royal gathering. william and kate hold an emotional service for fallen soldiers as the queen decides to rent out the royal palace during the olympic games. >> and baby rambo. the latest internet sensation. a 7-month-old boy who poses in iconic movie images. we're not sure if he has an agent yet. those stories and more when we see you a bit later on "today." >> it is time for "sunday brunch." executive chef, owner of copper kitchen. absolutely. >> there is no reason why anybody should buy cranberry jam
for thanksgiving. this is a simple recipe. they are beautiful. indigenous and good to help prevent stomach ulcers, urinary tract infecks. believe it or not, they are good for dental health. minus all the shue sugar. super high in antioxidants. >> the doctor is in the house. >> i'm not a doctor, i just play one on tv. >> cut it up, wash it. make sure you wash it. >> so a whole lemon and a whole orange.
>> yes. >> this is so simple. it is amazing. >> still have some pieces. >> not ream fine. a cup of sugar. you can use orange juice. i'm using a passion fruit juice. passion fruit is floral and citrusy. orange juice works just as well. or water. try to add as much flavor as you can. >> no. you can add brandy or gramonoir.
that would be fantastic. there is so simple. you can make it a month ahead. store it in these jars. a great gift for thanksgiving. you can have it be a side. you can order online at copper kasich -- copper kitchen. kiff kinds of pies. it comes in floral pans. we're making acornbread oyster dressing. >> and you throw flour in your face, pretend you cooked it all. >> absolutely. >> log on to www.wbaltv.com and click on "food" for this recipe or send a self-addressed
envelope to 3800 hooper avenue, baltimore, maryland 21211. >> sweet potato bisquits. we sell many of these during the holidays. a little honey butter. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, my gosh, what a holiday side dish. >> you are not going to believe it, but on my cooking spree yesterday, i made cranberry stock. tomorrow we see more clouds and a better chance for rain tomorrow night. then rainy tuesday. >> all right. 9:00 you are making? >> lamb chops. >> have a great day.