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25 at the airport. north and west of town, you may scrapes some frost often your windshield. we may be near 60 later today. we will come back and check the seven-day forecast. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. not a bad start. a smooth ride on the north side over towards the harrisburg expressway. speech continued to move well towards the west side. -- speeds continue to move well. no problems to report. 10 minutes to go south on 95 down towards 32. eight minutes south on 895. 11 minutes to travel on the northeast side. we will keep you posted. this is 795 and moving well at
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franklin boulevard. that is southbound traffic down towards the beltway. this is 95 at the fort mchenry. a nice start. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the war in afghanistan claimed the life of a soldier in baltimore. the major recently died while deployed. kim dacey joins us from the newsroom with more details. >> he leaves behind four and adult children. they say he had been deployed in afghanistan for less than a year. the maryland national guard and department of defense have not identified him as one of the american casualties in the country. word of his death has surfaced. so far four americans have been killed and the taliban has claimed responsibility. the major's daughter has fond
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memories of her father. she and a family are grieving at his loss and hoping his legacy lives on. >> he was a strong, courageous, brave, loving man of god. and he loved my mother and loved us and he would have done anything for us. >> the family is from the garden vill area of northeast baltimore. the father taught physical education and dundalk elementary. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the trial begins right mental patient charged in the murder of a fellow patient. el soudani el wahhabi was accused of strangling susan sachs in the hospital back in
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september. experts found el soudani el wahhabi competent enough to stand trial. attack was one of three murders in 13 months. the trial in one of those murders is scheduled for july. >> a shooting was apparently the result of a home robbery. a towson man woke up to find it burglar inside his home. at some point, the suspect shot the homeowner and took off. the victim is expected to make a full recovery. police found a man suffering multiple stab wounds. thomas atkins was found and was stabbed to on kenwood. no word of any suspects. one year of loss with a
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candlelight vigil. one man was riding his bicycle through campus when the was trapped under a vehicle. is a platform to help prevent tragedies in the future. >> this demoralizes the accident and our efforts to the family to change maryland law to make streets safer. we're trying to work with the mva to work into screening older drivers to make sure they are capable of driving safely. >> his parents say he was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident. >> today is the last full day of campaigning before pivotal primaries in michigan and arizona. tara mergener has more on what
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is at stake. >> mitt romney is expected to do well in arizona. in michigan, the outcome is less certain and could change the game. >one day left for hopefuls to sway voters in michigan and arizona. >> we're planning on winning the. >> mitt romney picked up an endorsement from jan brewer, said the former massachusetts governor has the best chance of beating president obama. >> the country is in terrible shape. we need a leader who can make a difference. >> mitt romney has a comfortable lead in arizona. michigan is emerging as a showdown between mitt romney and rick santorum. in and holdingg our own.
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>> newt gingrich trails far behind and is banking on a strong super tuesday performance in georgia and tennessee to revitalize his campaign. >> is the wildest nominating process i've ever seen in modern times. >> meanwhile, ron paul is trying to accumulate delegates so we can make impact at the republican convention in august. between michigan and arizona, a 59 delegates are up for grabs. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can keep track of the candidates on the politics page of our website, it was a silent night at the oscars. sometimes silence is rewarding and golden. best costume, score, and
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director, "the artist" took over awards.ero award the film won best picture. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a silent film should win best picture at the oscars. you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> i like the little dog. >> i like the dog, too. >> 34 degrees on tv hill. the message michelle obama has for the governors of america. >> what happened to one soldier while waiting for a flight. >> this is 95 north of the
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>> welcome back. 37 degrees downtown. it is cold. temperatures managed to drop into the 20's outside the city. 25 at the airport. 23 in frederick. a mixture of sun and clouds. the high temperature expected around 60 degrees. we will come back and check the forecast going into the weekend. >> thank you. the trial into a former rutgers
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university students use of a hidden webcam continues today. there were opening statements and the prosecution called him a bully.ophobic he faces a hate crime charges for using it webcam to spy on his roommate. roommate took his own life. the 2012 governors association winter meeting. the gathering began on friday. business leaders and experts were there. michelle obama and dr. joe biden are expected to address the governors on helping military spouses find employment. >> a marine is waking up richer this morning. in a buddy were killing time in las vegas when the corporal put
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a $100 bill in the slot machine. he hit for $2.8 million. no word on how we plans to spend the money. >> congratulations. 34 degrees on tv hill. more pain at the pump. rising gas prices could help the save some money. >> as silent sweep. if the mets a: the top three if the mets a: the top three honors -- the film that took you know what's exciting, graduation. when i look up into my student's faces, i see pride.
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you know, i have done something worthwhile. when i earned my doctorate through university of phoenix, that pride, that was on my face. i am jocelyn taylor, i am committed to making a difference in peoples lives and i am a phoenix.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now the rows are cooperating. no incidents. speeds around 62 in the outer loop north side in the parkville region. 64 on the west side. so far so good on eastbound 70. on southbound 83, 53 miles per hour. this is 95 and mountain road. we're problem free at the moment. pretty light volume around the area. this is greenspring in the northwest corner of the beltway. traffic is very light towards the j.f.x. problem free on the j.f.x. into town.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. moving along nicely so far this morning. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the 52 bus is operating with delays. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. there is some frost this morning. you may have to scrape out of the windshields. 25 at the airport. 23 in frederick. 29 in jarrettsville. we're watching a system move across the great lakes. this is a clipper storm. there's not moisture associated with this thing. a little bit of snow. when a passer-by north of us, it will not do a whole lot. maybe some clouds will move then -- when it passes by north
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of us. we will wind up near 60 today. not bad. a mixture of sun and clouds. overnight tonight, clear to partly cloudy skies. temperatures will drop back into the 30's. let's look at the futurecast. we start the time frame. to marcia be a quiet day. it will be a little cooler -- tomorrow should be a quiet day. the clouds will thicken up tomorrow night. a more significant storm will start to move in on wednesday. you can see showers approaching western maryland. a good chance for some rain on wednesday. the wind will be coming at of the east. it will be much cooler. i doubt we'll get out of the 40's on wednesday. this is a sign that spring is around the tempecorner.
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there could be some wet snow on thursday. back up to 60 again on saturday it with some springlike thunderstorms and back into the 40's again on sunday. >> the pain at the pond continues as gas prices continue their -- the pain at the pump continues and gas prices. $3.69 is the average for regular. prices have already topped the $5 a gallon mark in los angeles. if you up size to the gas crunch. sticker prices should fall if you're in the market for a bigger car.
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wait for prices to hit $5 or $6 a gallon to get the best deal. let's hope they do not go to $6 a gallon. hotels try to encourage travel. travel insurance can be a great investment. one man feels his policy did not protect him when his trip was canceled. >> he could not wait to go on as african safari. he and his partner were to fly out on january 26, but mother nature had other ideas. their flight was canceled. they purchased flight insurance. >> i would be reimbursed if they lion bit me.
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>> it was to replace it on the cover of the brochure. >> why that attorney think the brochure is misleading. what you need to know. >> bad news for union workers. jane king has the bloomberg business report. hi, jane. >> the national association for business economics hasn't upbeat forecasts on hiring. payroll will rise by 107,000 per month and that was higher than the november totals. three straight months of faster job growth. some restaurants plan to create 50,000 positions. darden is the parent company
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of red lobster. the s&p managing to rise above their highs of 2008. this is a nine-month high for oil. stock futures are lower this morning. germany holding a vote on greece's bailout proposal. the association of professional flight attendants and the transport workers union. the plan would increase costs. looking to free pensions for their pilots unions. talks with all the unions will result later this week. >> there is a lot of buzz over the ipad 3.
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i'm still trying to figure out the ipad 2. say theyblocggers are ready for shipment and they're on their way here. we're getting more clues from best buy. where you can get free pancakes tomorrow. >> that is what i want to know about, free pancakes. thank you . >> thank you. >> 34 degrees on tv hill. nation in turmoil. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a silent film should win best picture at the oscars? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to okay, that looks great.
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quickbooks, guaranteed easy or your money back. learn more at >> hollywood's biggest night was a big sweep for "the artist." >> that wasn't the only when aren't. we have a look at the highlights. >> and the oscar goes to "the artist." >> "the artist" won best picture and best actor for jean dujardin. >> merci! >> he is the first frenchman to win an acting oscar. "the artist" took the top prize.
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best supporting actor christopher plummer is the oldest actor to win an o scar. >> or have you been all my life -- where have you been all my life? >> meryl streep won. >> when they called my name i have this feeling i could hear half of america going, oh, no! >> best supporting actress went to octavia spencer. >> i'm wrapping up. >> another highlight was billy crystal. >> nothing to take the sting liked presenting millionaires with golden statues. >> you have to love billy crystal.
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34 degrees on tv hill. husband and father from baltimore is killed overseas. >> a firefighter is injured. >> it is dry in chilly this morning. we have some rain in the seven- day forecast. >> we have an accident i
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>> 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. we're starting out in little chilly. >> we will make it up close to 60. this is a sign of spring.
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61 day and 40 the next. today is a perfect example. we'll start 25 degrees right now at the airport. later this afternoon, will make it to around 60 degrees. a few clouds may movement later today appeared today will be a nice day. rain coming up to the middle of the week. >> you can smile with the commute. one problem in westminster. along liberty road at maryland's 32, we do have an accident. speed sensors on the west side, 56 past 795. the speech continued down towards edmondson. 61 to the parkville region. 61 on southbound 97 to the glen burnie area. this is 95 at 152, mountain road
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exit. looking good. this is greenspring. inner loop traffic is still light towards the j.f.x. at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> and crofton families looking for a new place to live after a fire. fire officials responded to knightsbridge turn after calls about the blaze just after 8:00 a.m. on sunday. it took 55 firefighters more than an hour to put out the flames. >> the fire was fueled with wind. that was a minor consolation. no report of injuries at this time. the red cross will be assisting the occupants. >> no reports of any injuries. the houses on either side did
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suffered heat damage. for under thousand dollars damage -- $400,000. a firefighter was injured. they aren't critical but stable condition. and suffered burns. -- one suffered burns. >> he was worried about and wanted to make sure he was ok. the second thing was, my family. >> another is waiting for test results. he is alert and communicating through write-ing. >> a baltimore family is grieving their loss of it
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husband and father killed in afghanistan. >> robert marchanti died recently while deployed overseas. kim dacey has more on the story. >> details surrounding his death are unclear. robert marchanti is survived by his wife and four children. >> if all the debts in baltimore would be like him, i think the world would be better placed. >> she is wholly gone too fond memories of her father. -- she is holding on too fond memories. word of his death has surfaced after a weekend of deadly protests. so forequarter americans have been killed and the taliban has claimed responsibility. lia did not comment on the specifics of her father's death but it acknowledged that the recently passed away.
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>> the way that he looked at my mom. we went out and he was always hold iran and telling her how much he loved her. he spent time with all bus. >> they continued to grieve. she hopes his legacy lives on. >> he was a strong, courageous, brave, loving man of god. he just loved the word. lords. and he loved my mom and he loved us and he would have done anything for
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police kept spectators away from the compound but nbc news was able to get close enough to catch a bulldozer at work. in london had been hiding in the compound for about six years -- osama bin laden had been hiding. >> it was as silent night at the oscars. "the artist" took home
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top honors for best picture. you can find a complete list on our website, that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a silent film should win best picture at the oscars? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> 5:36. 34 degrees on tv hill. there could be a way to overcome infertility in women. >> bad breath could be good for one of your body parts. >> 1 accident in westminster.
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>> welcome back. 37 degrees downtown. it will turn out to be a very nice this after noon. temperatures into the 20's in the suburbs. much colder away from the city. 22 in york, pennsylvania. a mixture of sun and clouds. the high temperature this afternoon near 60. not too bad. we have some rain in the seven- day forecast. we'll show you that in just a few minutes. >> new stem cell research could help women overcome infertility and perhaps even prolong their reproductive years. >> experts isolated stem cells and use them to produce normal egg cells in the labs. trans planning them into in fertile
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females produced healthy offspring. i disbelieve the same is possible in humans -- i scientists believe the same as possible in humans. >> the test mark the first time liver cells have been produced in such high numbers with such high quality. this is much safer than the traditional method using blood from slaughtered cattle. >> 34 degrees on tv hill. >> was it the slaughtered cattle part? >> maybe the nba all-star game was your choice last night. keith mills has highlights from orlando. orlando. >> that cold is will lurking
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning.
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sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now when problem in westminster. liberty road at maryland a 32, watch for police activity in response to that accident. speeds around 56 on the west side. 63 towards the north side. 63 on 97 south in glen burnie. volume continues to build. 295 moving well at 175. we will start to see some delays heading down towards 32. this is 70 at 29. a delay for a ride in howard county on 70. 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. good morning. >> if you bust delays. the 10, 61, and 64 buses operating with delays. on the rails, no delays on light
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rail or metro subway. mark trays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines are operating on time. -- mark trains. >> it will be a mild afternoon today. still kind of cold this morning. 25 at the airport. 26 in parkton. you probably have to scrape some frost off your windshield. we're watching a system, crossed the great lakes. you can see the swirl in the clouds. that will stay north of us. there is some snow near the canadian border. all of that will stay north of us. as it comes through, we will see a few clouds this afternoon. the wind will shift to the south. that will help push the temperatures up. we'll be close to 60 this afternoon. 56 to 61 with sunshine this morning and a few clouds moving
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in this afternoon. chilly but not as cold as last night. things will change as we head through the middle of the week. tomorrow will be a quiet day. a little bit colder. the temperature will be around 50. as we head into wednesday, you can see the clouds starts to thicken up. then we're watching another assistant move in from the west. this will be was a good chance for some rain into the late morning and afternoon hos. it should be a rather chilly day. i do not think it will be cold enough to snow. 60 today. 50 tomorrow. 45 on wednesday. 40's on thursday. a mix of light rain and snow on the morning of thursday. 52 on friday. near 60 again on saturday with
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some thunderstorms. then it will drop back into the 40's. a typical sign of spring. >> it seems that everything you buy these days comes with a survey attached. >> your command to buy a burger and fries -- you only came in to buy a burger and fries. >> we want to make sure we're listening to what is on their minds. >> every 25 seconds, somebody locks on and takes the survey. -- but logs on. >> than an hour, the restaurant manager and the franchise owner will all have an alert in their e-mail system if there was a
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problem during their visit. >> there one of thousands of businesses who say they want your opinion. an invitation to take a survey. do they get annoying after a while? >> there could be a point to which people say, no more. >> it is kilobit irritating unless somebody gets 20% off. >> we have had a market research for years -- it is a little bit irritating. >> there is survey overload. it is difficult to get information from consumers. >> after you answer the questions, you're asked for more personal information. >> the tendency for companies is that they think the data
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collection is good. >> you could be in the running for prizes or discounts. >> whatever you decide to do, marketing experts say the answers could change your future shopping experience. >> there should be moments when they provide good feedback to marketers. >> jack in the box is still getting 50 to 60 responses every month for every restaurant. shoppers still have a lot to say. >> i would say more gripes than positive, but we get a good balance. >> 34 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at one of your answers to our water cooler
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a big sweep for "the artist." >> we have looked at the hollywood highlights from the red carpet. >> and the oscar goes to "the artist." >> "the artist"swept the top three honors went best picture, best director, and best actor for jean dujardin. >> merci! i love you. >> he is the first frenchman ever to win an acting oscar. "the artist took the top prize. christopher plummer is the oldest actor to win an oscar. >> and the oscar goes to -- >> meryl streep added a third
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oscar. beat out viola davis from "the help." >> i had this feeling i could hear half of america going, oh, no. >> best supporting actress went to octavia spencer. >> i'm freaking out. >> another highlight was billy crystal. >> watching millionaires present each other with golden statues. >> i like to say that. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think a silent film should win best picture at the oscars? our facebook page, roberts says
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-- keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> to know what that means -- do you know what that means? pay joe flacco the money. the all-star game in orlando. kobe bryant, delayed, and lebron james -- duane wade. absolutely no defense. 36 for lebron james. the star was kevin durant. mvp.arns the and the
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he had 36. the west or the east. tournament played at the home of the mustangs last night. stevenson university. st. joe in the white. he slams it down. he's just a junior. rodney elliott -- that is his son. cameron williams leads the comeback. williams was the tournament mvp. st. joseph's takes home the trophy. williams and long name to the ball tournament team. orioles play their first
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exhibition game of spring from todayne week against the pirates. jake arrieta coming off of elbow surgery. he says he is ready to go. >> 2 1/2 months after surgery i was able to start my normal throwing progression without any type of setback or surgery and the spring has been going well. i'm trying to build the pitch count up and getting ready for opening day. >> daytona 500 is rescheduled. jake. said he threw a couple of quality pens. >> i think he is cute.
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>> "he's cute." >> coming up, taking home the glory. why the win is making such a statement. >> who won best actor? >> jean dujardin. >> look at the creative designs and the artists behind them. >> we have some rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we are tracking an accident in carroll county. we will check for delays. everything looking good at the moment. hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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