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excitement reaches a fever pitch, with hours left until the polls open. >> with the race close, president obama and mitt romney kept up a frantic pace tonight. [no audio] >> 10,000 screaming supporters. >> let us make sure everyone we know gets out to vote on tuesday. earlier, introduced by, bruce springsteen. >> hello, ohio. are you fired up? >> president obama held his final day event in columbus. an estimated 15,000 supporters, and a pitch aimed at ohio. >> i am proud we saved the auto industry. i am even prouder we are making better cars. >> the president visited
volunteers and called an ohio voters. >> barack obama. >> four days, republican volunteers have worked with cincinnati, ohio suburbs, to make sure mitt romney supporters to vote. jeremy knows ohio is must-win for romney. >> do you figure, if i do a great job here and now, i can get might guide to the white house backs >> in a small way, yes. >> ohio early voting has been busy, but republican poll watchers could challenge the ballot. >> if you have a very tight race in ohio, he could have a decision that we will not know the results of for about two weeks. >> with no time to worry, president obama went to iowa, mitt romney to new hampshire, campaigning into the night. in a surprise move, the romney
campaign announced he will come back into the ohio and pennsylvania tomorrow for one last push on election day. >> aside from electing a president, maryland voters will also have to decide on seven ballot referendum questions, among them, question 6, which decides whether to uphold a new state law legalizing same-sex marriage. some oppose the ballot question, seeing it as a marriage -- and has a moral issue. >> we have to remove the discrimination in our society. >> churches are protecting from forming any question that violates their faith. maryland would be the first country to approve a marriage at the polls. the question also appears at the ballot in three other states. there is also a question of
expanding gambling in the state. >> if questions 7 bills tomorrow, we will respect the people's voice and go home. we will not invest $800 million. we will not employ those people. we will respectfully it leave the state. >> if it passes, cable games like blackjack and poker would be played in all maryland casinos. the question also lets voters decide on a sixth casino in prince george's county. opponents -- supporters say it would add money to the trust fund for schools. another hot button issue is the dream act, question 4. this allows in the state tuition for illegal immigrants, provided they attended three years in a maryland high school, and their parent or guardian file taxes in the state.
opponents say it will cost millions of dollars a year for the state, and do not think it is fair to people who have worked hard to become legal citizens. >> people across the state are making last-minute preparations for voters. the 227 polling places are ready for voters. in baltimore city, election officials say that voters should expect long lines and prepare in advance to keep the wait times down. officials say there is nothing for registered voters to fear, heading to their voting precincts. >> will have to verify their name, address, and month end date of birth. maryland does not have an idea, -- an ideologue. >> we will have lines. we just encourage voters to read their sample ballot, market, and bring it with them. when they get there, it will not take long in the voting machine. >> for the thousands having to the polls tomorrow, maryland voters will help jews who will
represent the state in congress -- will help to choose who will represent the state in congress. >> here is what you need to know. >> one maryland voters had to their polls, they will cast ballots for president, representatives in washington, and decide several ballot questions. [please stand by] >> he spent millions of his own money on the race. voters in the second congressional district will decide on a race dominated by an incumbent democrat and his main challenger, the state republican senator. in the sixth district, republican roscoe bartlett faces
a serious challenge from democrat john delaney, who has been endorsed by former president bill clinton. andy harris is running for reelection virtually unopposed. his challengers include a libertarian, and a right- intended but supported by the democratic party. that race and others, made more interesting the cycle because the district have been redrawn. the congressional map itself is on the ballot. it is question north five. other key questions are emotionally charged. number four, the dream act. merrill lenders have the choice to vote for or against a new measure that makes some illegal immigrants eligible for in-state college tuition. question north six is on gay marriage, -- question number 6 is on a marriage. with a ballot question number 7, voters will also decide if they
are for or against expanded gaining in maryland. you can find out where to vote by using the pauling locator on the a maryland board of elections website. all are open from 7 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. if you are in line at 8:00 p.m., you will be allowed to vote. quickly posted a link to the polling place locator on wbaltv.com. you can also find transcripts of our virtual, hall -- town hall. had there for all of your collection of states, a sample ballot, and our election 2012 app. extraordinary steps are being taken in new jersey and new york to make sure residents impacted by sandy get to vote tomorrow. both states are allowing residents to cast a provisional ballot at any polling place. sandy killed at least 106
people. power outages stand at 1.3 million homes and businesses. while residents are clearing debris, attention is focused on finding houses for the thousands displaced. >> our house is condemned. but we have each other. >> right now, we are going to rebuild. we are going to reconstruct the homes. we are going to reconstruct the boardwalk. it is our goal to have it ready for summer visitors this coming year. >> more help from maryland is on the ground, as our neighbors continue to suffer. >> 705 crewmembers have traveled to new jersey and pennsylvania to help restore power -- power and gas service. we have more on their efforts. >> the cruise started leaving in groups on saturday. they are expected to be deployed
for at least 10 days. streets, cars, homes, and hundreds of thousands without power. workers traveled from maryland to new jersey and pennsylvania to help with restoration efforts. an overhead crew leader has been on the ground north of philadelphia said saturday. >> if there are massive trees down everywhere. you cannot go down a road at all. the road is blocked. you have to cut the trees clear. it is amazing how much damage there is. >> many customers have been dealing with power outages for eight days. >> it is hard. they cannot use their bathrooms. the water pumps are out. >> 15 additional workers traveled to long beach, new jersey, to help repair natural gas outages due to devastating flooding. it is a labor intense process to
drain gas systems, flush meters, and go into each home who. they are working against the clock, trying to get things restored before another storm moves in, bringing even colder temperatures. justin says he has been moved by customer patience and generosity, even as their lives have been turned upside down. >> they have been out for eight days now. treat them with care, because the have and out for so long. we have not had any of that. the customers appear have an amazing. they are appreciative. [please stand by] >> reporting live downtown.
>> many people along the northeastern coastline are bracing for another blast of stormy weather in the next couple of days. >> we will have the latest on the nor'easter. also ahead -- >> a baltimore man is attacked in the middle of the workday on a busy downtown street. >> plus, ladies night out, the annual event celebrating female ravens fans. >> we can see the next storm already brewing to our south. see where it
no word on what sparked the fire. the red cross is helping three adults displaced by the fire. a woman is dead after she was stabbed in southwest baltimore. the victim, believed to be in her 50's, was found stabbed to death of around 4:00 this afternoon. police have not introduced the identity of the victim, the suspect, or the motive. >> a 32-year-old man is fighting for his life after a brutal attack downtown in broad daylight. police say it appears the beating was unprovoked. kerry cavanaugh has the latest. >> he moved to baltimore with his co front because they love the idea of city living. he is in a medically induced coma after a violent attack near his home. john mason moved to baltimore 10 months ago, and embrace a downtown living. his aunt says the tattoo artist
and his co friend established a laid-back lifestyle -- and his girlfriend established a laid- back lifestyle. >> they would eat dinner together, walk the dog, go to bed. shutteredy attack that routine. four men converged and started beating him. he was rushed to, with skull fractures -- two, with skull fractures. they noticed footprints on his face. >> if he survives, will he need us to take care of him? we do not know? >> police say the attack appears to be unprovoked, but they are running down every possibility. >> we want to see if there might be a dispute in his past the could have led to something. right now, there is just [indiscernible]
we are trying to get a better witness description. >> the family is shocked something like this could happen in the middle of the day, in a busy hotel and business district. >> he was out running errands. he did not do anything to provoke them. what we would like is for the people who did this to him to be caught, so they cannot do it to anyone else. >> police are looking for any and all tips about the black male suspects in this case. the family is keeping a vigil at shock trauma, where he is listed in critical condition. >> the student who was shot at terry hall high school received a visit from the longest serving woman in the history of the u.s.
congress. the 17-year-old continues his recovery after he was shot in the back on the first day of classes. the maryland senior senator who presented, daniel who with a gift from first lady michelle obama and the u.s. and a baseball cap. >> an event tailor-made for female ribbons fans. -- ravens fans. 5000 led the ravens fans packed the stadium for purple evening. that always sold out event featured food, drinks, an exclusive access, giveaways, and special appearances by ribbons players. the annual event was originally scheduled for last month, but was postponed because of the possibility of an orioles home playoff game. >> your forecast, with tom tasselmyer. >> across the region, it was chilly. if you look at high
temperatures, numbers are 10 to 15 degrees below normal for this time of year. 20's for afternoon highs, up in the adirondacks. it was almost winter, across much of the east. in baltimore, the high was only 48 degrees. the average is 61. we were 13 and below normal. that is the current temperature. it is getting cold outside. in the skies will stay clear, with dry conditions and light winds, so the temperature will continue to fall. freese warnings, for central and northern maryland and northern virginia, as well as parts of the eastern shore. it is freezing in easton, with 20's widespread across the western maryland mountains, where there is still snow on the ground. 35 downtown, thanks to the blast of cold with high-pressure,
which should keep it dry through the day tomorrow. tomorrow night, low pressure in arkansas will turn down into the gulf, and then, along the eastern seaboard. it is taking the long route, down to florida and along the carolina coast. expect it to be just to our east on wednesday. the question is, how close to the coast will it be? it could run out to sea and miss us altogether. that is still a possibility on wednesday. it looks like most of the strongest impact will be around ocean city. no problems with election day. temperatures will be chilly. on the bay, the wind will start out like, and gradually increase. in the afternoon hours, one to 2 foot waves. the storm on the cost will be further away. you get some sunshine on wednesday before some flurries in the afternoon and evening, but only a 20% chance.
closer to the coast, closer to the storm, and precipitation chances go up to 60%. there could be what's know as well. gusts to 55 mph, right on the beach, with the storm moving off the coast on wednesday. you will see the storm coming of the killer -- the carolina outer banks tomorrow night, throwing the moisture back into the cold air, where it could mix into snow in the afternoon and evening, before it heads for new england on thursday. on that track, the potential for gusty winds. a high wind watch is in effect for the eastern shore on wednesday. the wins will be 30 mph, eastern shore to the coast, with higher wind gusts of sure. the potential for a couple of inches of rain. a 3 inch rainfall possible, and 5 inches around the eastern shore. if it works in perfectly, some rain could mix with snow. the potential is there.
the ground is warm, so most would melt on contact. it depends where the storm whines up on wednesday. the storm gets out thursday morning. then, a warming trend. [please stand by] >> is it my imagination, or did jimmy's death seem more interested than -- guest seem more interested than jay's? [ female announcer ] safeway presents
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have a 21-3 record when he touches the ball. he had 27 touches, the most this season. that set a tone for playing more physical football. it gave us a glimpse of what to look for as the personality of the team shapes in the second half of the season. at the end of the day, john like a physical team, so look for a ravens offense that moves quickly between plays, runs the ball more often, and is more physical. it takes more than finesse to win, once november arrives in the afc north. >> we want to be a physical football team. we have to stop the run. we have to rush to pass or two. we have to be able to throw the ball as well. it is going to take a different things in different games to win. i hope we build in the capability to be an up-tempo
offense. that is something that joe has done a great job of driving and our guys have been responding to. even when we were huddling, it was a faster tempo then you see in the past. >> great news for colts' head coach. a day after an emotional speech to his team, following a win, his doctor announced the coach continues to win his fight with leukemia. he called his condition in complete remission. he still has to undergo chemotherapy, but hopes to return to the sidelines in time for the final regular-season game this season. in their first of season in 15 years that followed a trip to the playoffs, the orioles get a glimpse of the cause of winning. other teams want to hire your talent. he interviewed in boston for the pitching coach position. red sox manager john farrell appears set on hiring peterson
as pitching coach. he has drawn praise from all levels of the orioles' organization, since joining the organization in january. no time off for injury of a football player, he but today's news seems particularly painful. he suffered a torn a c.l. in saturday's loss. the leading tackler on the team, he will not only missed the final three games of his college career, he will always -- he will also miss the chance to audition for a scout in the off- season. he will focus on rehabilitating. most eighth graders who enjoy golf never get to see the masters. it remains the toughest ticket in sports. but this one will have a tee time. over the weekend, the chinese teenager became the youngest player ever to qualify for the masters, when the 14-year-old won the pacific and amateur championship.
fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds,
he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message. maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
>> is should be a great day to vote tomorrow. >> no excuses. lots of sun tomorrow. breezy and cool, after a cold morning. who will stay chile wednesday. the ground is pretty warm. snow is likely nothing on contact. the storm could stay for an of offshore to leave us alone. it is a chance. after this, a little pattern is shipped. 60's comes in for the weekend. >> that is just a little above normal. we are getting used to be called now. >> a little. >> if you are reading correctly, i am saying you will have school on friday. >> that is all for tonight. >> thank you for joining us.
i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. [ cheers and applause ] from nbc's "parentho