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would give the city the right to take it away at. yes, that is a child mannequin being hauled up the ladder. it is a point about our running dispute he has had with a couple of neighbors. >> i've put together a sort of commentary protest on what we perceive as uncivilized conduct by our neighbors. >> this is a photo of the original display. >> there was no racial implication or overtone. there was nothing that i could see as pornographic. there were no children. there were no live people involved in this at all. >> but someone took offense. according to a council member's office police got a call to 311
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sang the protest was obscene. his wife came home to find the display gone. >> they disappeared. >> and neighbor told him and us the display was removed by someone in a so-called bucket truck, bearing the city seal. a truck similar to this, according to the description. he has no idea which agency remove it. >> we have had no notification. they have not called. they have not find us. that -- they have not arrested us. they have not -- they literally took property from our house and drove off with a. >> you would like to get his property back. in the meantime, new mannequins are back up, secured by chains. >> we have been in contact with five city agencies.
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none have taken responsibility. the councilwoman says it is their understanding the complaint remains open with no recorded resolution. this suggests the city involvement may have been off the books. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a suspicious death is being investigated tonight in north baltimore. just before 8:30 this morning, police responded to the 3600 block of old york road to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. and parents of a baltimore county teenager are furious after they say their special needs daughter was sexually assaulted during school hours. >> police that in baltimore county did began an investigation into that alleged assault, but then they decided to stop. that, of course, upset the parents. >> it is absolutely wrong. >> that is the reaction of a 15- year-old -- of the father of a
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15-year-old special needs students who they say was assaulted by an older male student. >> it is a safety issue. >> the investigation ended without charges being filed. >> they do not want to handle it. in their words, there's nothing they can do. there is no credible act, they said. and that is it. according to the parents, the alleged act happened shortly after their daughter got off the bus. in portable bathrooms, that is where the girl alleges sex acts occurred. the parents say that it should be considered an assault not only because of her age, but because of her learning disabilities. they say that her daughter consented, but only because she was afraid of what would happen if she did not.
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the girl was examined at a local hospital and police began investigating. they say the new fees department thoroughly investigate all assaults. -- police department thoroughly investigate all assaults. maryland law is specific about criteria that must be met in order for charges to be filed in an assault case. also when juveniles engage in sexual activity, a certain age difference must be present for an act to be a crime. that difference is not present in this case. wednesday, the parents met with the school principal who says she will look into the matter and take appropriate action. the parents tell us they will keep their daughter out of school temporarily until this is all resolve. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a new poll gives the odds of expanded gambling in maryland as much chance as a flip of a coin.
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>> david collins is following all these developments. he joins us live from the newsroom with details. >> the gonzaleses poll finds 45% of those surveyed are in favor of expanded gaming and 45% are opposed. the question is in the hands of 9% of voters who say they are undecided. and casinos are discussing a partnership. >> the question 7 tv ad campaign appears to have confused more than swayed voters. >> it is very confusing. they both have things to say that can be very convincing. >> do you find the ads annoying? >> yes, i do. you hear from one side and on the other, the gentlemen has another side, right? so a lot of people are confused
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about it. thehey're talking about improving schools. the message is modeled, i guess. >> the poll shows that 45% of registered voters favor expanding gambling, while 46% oppose. 9% are undecided. the john -- the johns hopkins professor says they're divided for different reasons. >> for republicans, gambling represents a way to get resources to government without the inconvenience of a tax. for african americans, i think the reasons may be more complex. first, many long to a religious denomination that takes a dim view of gambling. and they are figuring there goes the neighborhood in prince urges county. >> according to the washington
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post, and national -- penn national is seeking a 45% in maryland live. >> if the partnership for to go through, how would it benefit? >> in a couple ways. if he succeeds, he cuts his losses in half. penn national is going to take taft you lost. but he is a developer. he is going to continue to develop. in its operating capital. if he sells half, he has capital. >> the deal would have to be approved by the maryland state lottery agents say -- lottery agency. reporting live from the newsroom, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thanks much, david.
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that same poll shows that at the november election more help today maryland would approve same-sex marriage. 51% of likely voters in maryland are former the same sex mayor's lot. 6% have yet to make up their minds. -- 51% of likely voters in maryland are for the same-sex marriage law. candidates are crisscrossing be critical battleground state of ohio. >> no republican has ever won the presidency without winning the buckeye state. >> new polls show that president obama has expanded his lead over mitt romney in three key swing states, including a higher. ohio's an electoral votes are critical to winning the white house. and both campaigns are targeting the buckeye state this
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week. rallying voters and flooding the airwaves with ads. >> my policies will make things better for them. >> he attacked millions of hard- working people. >> president obama worked hard to fire a young voters of bowling green state university where he slammed mitt romney on china. >> when you see these ads he is running, talking about china, it is like the fox saying "we need a more secure chicken coops." >> talk is cheap. you can be extraordinarily eloquent and describe all the wonderful things you can do. when you cut through the words, you can look at the record. >> a new poll shows the president is leading romney 53% to 43% in a via. >> the president leaves and 10 points in know i a. that is time to ring the alarm
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bells. you already see the end fighting in all i/o. >> the president is also leading in other swing states. the romney camp says its internal polling shows a different picture. the political director says ohio probably will come down to the wire, but he is confident romney will win. in washington, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and one week from tonight, the two candidates square off in another battleground state. colorado. it will be the first of three debates before the election on november 6. >> some students spreading the love to date. >> and the messages they were trying to cover up. >> i am in camden yard. have aks like the o's must win the battle against the blue jays'. all that in sports.
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>> it was not the usual way to send a message of love. towson used paint-filled sponges to stamp out messages of hate. this is months after the students expressed concern over racial tension on campus. >> we are helping people take out frustration by throwing paint on that. is a visual stamping out update.
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>> last spring, graffiti turned up on campus sidewalks about western civilization. the student responsible for it is trying to organize a white student union. >> 2000 employees were left without a job when spirits. steel mill shutdown -- shut down. tonight they are getting a helping hand. the food bank gave out food over two days to members of the steelworkers' union. >> it is good to have something at the house for my family and all. >> save the expense on food products that can go into a gas tank to go search for a job. >> last month, a judge approved the $72 million purchase by a
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company that specializes in liquidations. the company will be offered up in january if a buyer does not come forward by then. >> now your insta-weather plus forecast. >> showers in our area at today. just some spotty little sprinkles and brief showers to the rest of the day. as the radar depiction shows, the rain has started -- state to the north and west. the front generating all this activity is only going to be your sometime late tomorrow. until then, we will not see a lot of change in our weather pattern. the monthly total just under 2 inches. for the year, we are nearly 7 inches below normal in total precipitation. warm for early fall. 82 today.
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the record high as 95 degrees. another warm and muggy night. the front is off to the north and west. southwest winds ahead of that front will keep temperatures warm. upper 70's on the eastern shore. 80 in baltimore. not all that fall like in western maryland. it will stay monday tonight. temperatures of 62 to 67. sunset at 6:56. this thing is in no hurry to reach baltimore. it will be another 24 hours for it to slide on through. tomorrow will be similar to today. friday into the weekend, we will get on the cooler side of it, but it will still be near us. the rain chances continue to the
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weekend. tomorrow evening, potential for a shower. that fraud will just beginning south of us tomorrow evening. -- that front will just be getting some of the bus tomorrow evening. not a washout. just scattered rain in the area. finally the fraud move to the south and east and saturday. but the storm in the upper levels of the atmosphere will be lingering. even though we get son of the weekend, there will be the continuing threat of an afternoon shower. another muddy day with the son up at 6:59. -- the sun up at 6:59. western maryland, two days of unsettled weather. high temperatures that the 80- degree mark. it will cool off a little bit on friday. the beaches will sneak in a more decent the.
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then the front gets down to the coast on friday. insta-weather plus on friday. temperatures in the low 80's. noticeably cooler on the weekend be fine -- we can. highs in the low 70's. >> this is 11 sports. >> we are at camden yards where the orioles route up against the blue jays'. 17 san need regular season. 4 on the road. york.'s are trailing new the manager said a " what pressure? we are playing with house money here." that is the attitude. deion sanders stepped into the batting cage today.
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deion says he is like everybody else -- impressed with how the orioles a played. at amgen says he is not worried any there is anybody at the -- adam johnson as he is not worried and neither is anybody at the clubhouse. >> this is what you play the game for. there is no point to play if you know -- if you're not playing. i like -- we are trying to get better. we are getting better. we just have to maintain that. >> the orioles are two games back on american league east. the wild-card standings -- the o's have home field advantage. l.a. angels are just two games back. the season ends next week with three games at tampa.
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it appears after a national outcry the nfl and regular referees are close to a deal that could but the regular referee's back on the field as soon as this coming weekend. talks continue today. reports indicate the two sides are close to a deal and that would have the regular referee is back on the field sunday. that will not help the ravens tomorrow. it will not help the new england patriots coach who was fined for "and acceptable physical contact with the referee" following sunday night's game against the ravens. the ravens take on the browns' tomorrow night. the ravens are very intense on keeping -- very intent on keeping the grounds without a win this season. the ravens remember when they had a rookie quarterback, but they did with the ball.
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they handed off to the running back a lot. they expect the grounds to do the same tomorrow. >> me, i am focusing on trenton. he is a good running back. i do not to take anything away from the quarterback. that you know, like we always say. you start running. ont is what we're focusing keeping >> for the game, china's right here on tv 114 ravens countdown -- china's right here on tv 11 for ravens countdown. we will also be on wbal radio and 98 rock. let's see if they cannot keep the adrenaline going for the fans in the stadium. the forecast is straight ahead.
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>> here's a look that what we're working on for lebanon's tonight. -- 11 news tonight. we will have reaction from tonight's student forum at towson university. close canny -- can the o's
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the series with toronto? anncr: more anti-maryland ads. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs.
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spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home. with a limited expansion of gaming that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed.
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>> here is your seven-day forecast. another warm and muggy day tomorrow with a chance for shower. afternoon showers will continue to buck up in some locations. highs and lows 70's. nice all weather next week. >> we do need the rain. >> we do. >> nbc news is up next.
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