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we're transitioning between storm systems. 50 degrees at the airport. we have a friend going through this morning -- we have a front going through this morning. we will see high temperatures in the 50's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. no fog this morning. we have a problem spot eastbound 100 at arundel mills boulevard. that is an injury accident. the rest of the major roadways are checking out ok. six minutes on 95 southbound in howard county. no problems at this early hour.
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we will show you some cameras in our next hit. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. kim dacey. back to you guys. >> students in newtown, connecticut, are returning back to school. danielle leigh has the latest. >> each day long lines bring it thousands of tearful mourners to this little town. they are carrying candles and stuffed animals and letting them at this christmas tree. anything to honor the victims. >> something to help out. >> students go back to class. but not sandy hook. police have locked down the
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school while the investigation continues. the district is preparing a middle school in a neighboring town. >> whenever we can do to have that way, we want to do now. >> today marks another round of the grief as families continue to bury their loved ones. what does anybody say? >> the shooter had visited multiple gun ranges ahead of the massacre. they say he won with his mother, legal owner of the guns. police obtained a broken computer found in his home. >> we will do everything it takes to ensure we uncover every bit of evidence.
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>> so this community comes together and waits for answers. >> the talon comes together like this is amazing. i'm proud to say that i am from here. >> open their loss will not be in vain. the school can be ready for sandy hook residents in about the day. it is not clear when those students will return to class. danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore county school superintendent talked with many administrators are thinking about. >> making sure that we assess every school crisis plan to make als understand their plans. we control that.
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>> sarah sampson is live with more on how officials are responding to school safety questions. school >> is across the country are taking a hard look. howard county is no different. ken ulman announced the county will be forming a joint task force. the group will be looking at the present situation to determine what is being done well and would be done better. the one to identify students that might need help. >> most of these reports on these school shootings are mass shootings over the last several years and have some common traits. one of them is that people say, he was acting pale little odd right before the event. it is getting the public's comfortable with reporting that.
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>> the first meeting is set for later this week. they hope to have a report in the next few weeks. police presence at schools is being stepped up. >> there was an altercation at and east baltimore school. there was an arrest. a female when to deliver a birthday cake but when the school staff for approach her, officials say an altercation took place and the visitor pulled a knife. >> a technician is recovering this morning after an accident killed a good samaritan. john scott was on the shoulder in joppa helping a driver change a tire. that is one another driver lost control and hit scott, who died
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at the scene. >> the investigators are not sure what happened. how did that car hit the disabled vehicle that was parked at a safe distance. >> the mta technician is listed in stable condition. firefighters continue an investigation into a fire at dundalk. this was in the 200 block of ash drive. it took about an hour to get everything under control. the family who lived in the home is now looking for a new place to stay. >> richard engle is free this morning after being kidnapped for five days in syria.
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there were not harmed while in captivity. no groups have claimed responsibility for that kidnapping. 50 degrees at the airport. the gun violence discussion ramps up in d.c. >> the latest round of fiscal negotiations. >> this is the beltway at liberty road. ñ?
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>> good morning.
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5:10. visibility is much better than yesterday. 55 downtown. we have a friend going through this morning. temperatures will drop back into the 40's. 48 in sykesville. a mixture of sun and clouds. i will put a 20% chance for a rain shower. not a big deal. it will be a breezy afternoon with temperatures into the mid 50's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> and covers ben will join the british campaign to discuss gun violence in america. there'll be a news conference on capitol hill later this morning and some survivors of mass shootings.
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we'll have a live report coming up at 5:30. some possible good news. president obama and john boehner met for the third time yesterday and aides say a deal is shaping up. john boehner is excepting some tax increases on the rich. he is expected to bring house republicans on the proposal later today. >> daniel inouye died yesterday. he was the longest serving current senator. harry reid made the announcement on the senate floor yesterday evening. daniel inouye was a medal of honor recipients. >> 5:11. the latest tricks to steal your identity. >> the top pet peeves for the
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holidays. >> mcdonald's asking franchises to stay open on christmas. your photos may soon be used in ads without your permission.
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have a crash eastbound at 100.
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it is the arundel mills boulevard on ramp and the right lane is blocked. watch for possible delays in developing. 64 on 795 heading south towards the beltway. 60 on the harrisburg expressway. 50 on the j.f.x. heading south towards the city. this is the northwest corner at greenspring avenue. very light volume for this time of the morning. 95 moving just fine at white marsh. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now for a check of the buses and the trains, we go to kurt kronke. >> we have a few bus delays. the five, 54, and 58 buses are operating with delays. the 70's using arundel mills
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boulevard through the holiday season. on time service on the the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we're off to a quiet start. the visibility is better than yesterday. we have a friend going through. temperatures in the 50's on the eastern part. into the 40's on the western part. we have the 50's here and 30's and 40's behind the front. it will turn out to be a mild afternoon. we have a piece of energy to go through. there are some light showers back into west virginia and kentucky and tennessee.
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i will put a slight chance for a shower in the forecast today. most of you will not see any rain at all. generally, the temperatures will cool off over the next few days. we will be in the 50's. it will change over the weekend. and arctic air mass will settle ain. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperatures this afternoon in the mid 50's. it will be a breezy day as well. nice day tomorrow. 52 on wednesday. clouds of thick and up on thursday. a strong cold front goes through
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friday morning. that will not the temperatures into the 30's over the weekend -- that will knock the temperatures into the 30's over the weekend. >> 200 law enforcement officers on a better trained to keep your identity safe. the seminar will update officials on the latest devices including phone apps. if you fly southwest airlines, make sure you catch that flight. customers who do not cancel a ticket will pay a fee. southwest has not given an exact date for the change or how much the fee will be. there some things that get on
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your nerves this time of year. chris clackum explains. >> the crowds of christmas top the 2012 list of the most dreaded aspects of the holiday season. >> crowds and long lines. it drives people crazy. >> he analyze the survey of some 1100 americans and what they dread the most about this time of year. coming in second place was wary about weight gain. >> people over indulge this time of year. desserts, pastries, and cookies. >> frustration in shopping center parking lots where aggressive drivers can test your
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patience. the survey also uncovered dread over running up debt. >> they are trying to be very responsible with their shopping dollars. >> many people travel over the holiday. avoid frustration and leave early. 60% say they dread getting gift cards. they would prefer to receive the cash instead. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. which aspects if any of the holiday season can turn you into a grinch? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> no coffee in the canteen.
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instagram might be the source of instant controversy. another big change about being open on christmas day. jane king has the bloomberg business report. workers may have to celebrate a next christmas because they may be working on december 25. there were open on thanksgiving. employees don't get paid overtime for working on holidays. the average is now $3.25 a gallon for gas. starting next month, instagram has the go-ahead from facebook to use members' names and photos along with marketing messages.
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this applies to users as young a 1s 13. a judge is refusing to order samsung to stop selling some models even though they illegally used apple technology. a higher close on wall street yesterday. president obama may renew a ban on assault weapons after last week's deadly school shooting in connecticut. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:22. the ravens are on a three-game losing streak. >> up next, the art of flacco- ing.
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>> we all know the ravens are in the playoffs. we hope the team can take what we are about to show you in stride. >> joe flacco threw an interception that was returned to a touchdown. this was terrible to watch. the camera found him laying on the field in despair. this is called flacco-ing. that is how i feel. [laughter] he can even get up. we love joe flacco.
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>> my goodness. i think joe has a sense of humor. oh, my goodness. 5:25. 50 degrees at the airport. >> using concern to take control. reigniting gun debate in d.c. >> what howard county schools are doing in response to the sandy hook shooting. >> we will let you know what to expect for the rest of the day. >> we have more information onc1
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. [laughter] >> i'm thinking that joe probably watches us in the morning. [laughter] >> like crashing through. >> that would be go. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> i feel like that sometimes when i blow a forecast. >> he is going to bounce back. >> let's talk about the weather.
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d start.other mile sta there will be a friend going through. -- there will be a front going through. it would change big time by the time we get into the weekend. winter will be back . >> we have an accident eastbound at 100 at arundel mills boulevard. two right lanes are blocked and that is causing a bit of a delay. otherwise, we are looking okay on the major roadways. three minutes and 95 northbound. 10 minutes on 895 northbound to the harbor tunnel toll plaza.
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this is the beltway and greenspring avenue. things are moving just fine. no problems to report. not too much volume here at white marsh, where things are looking good at both directions. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a national debate on gun control is beginning to take shape. >> lawmakers are aiming to tackle gun control. >> hallie jackson has the latest. >> complex is right. there is no easy solution to prevent something like sandy hook from happening again. >> we ask all present to rise and to observe a moment of silence. >> and moment of silence on the
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house floor which precedes what may be a focal debate. >> we believe enough is enough. >> senator dianne feinstein will introduce a ban on assault weapons. it was first enacted in 1994 that expired 10 years later. >> politicians are dusting off 20-year-old proposals that did not work. >> a group wonders if tougher laws will help. >> lift the prohibition so that those who want to, those who are able to carry legally in the state, that they can. >> the majority of americans believe the shooting at sandy hook was not just an isolated incident reflects broader problems in society. >> we are not doing enough to protect our citizens. >> no single piece of
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legislation or action will fully address the problem. >> a comprehensive change will need to include a look at mental health care issues, according to the president. >> what is the president doing hook?event another sandy o >> he is asked his members of cabinet for proposals. by president biden was in the meeting yesterday and will be heading the effort from here on out. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> james johnson is the chairman of the partnership to prevent gun violence. he says gun violence is taking a terrible toll all across the country. >> gun violence is a public
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health epidemic, a public health epidemic. it is impacting each and everyone of us. it is time to act. there should be no more excuses. >> chief johnson and kevin cabinets are calling for background checks for all gun purchases. they want to see an end to high- capacity magazines. chief johnson made a plea to the gun owners to make sure their weapons are properly secured. administrators are revisited their policies. >> school officials are taking steps to reinforce their plans. sarah sampson has more. >> the tragedy in connecticut as howard county taking a hard look at its own procedures. their goal is to identify what they are doing well and what
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they can improve. like many parents, she sends her own children off to school thinking about their safety. >> something needs to be done. i don't know. i'm not sure what measures need to take place the >> officials are taking the first that to figure that out. ken ulman announced the creation of a joint task force bringing police and health officials. >> we will look at what we're doing well and what we can do better in the security of buildings and facilities to the broader community issues that we need to approve upon. >> one issue is identifying students who need help them might be a threat to themselves or their classmates. that means helping them recognize warning for signs. >> getting friends and police
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officers to recognize and taking the next that, getting them comfortable to report that. >> measures that are bringing some parents some comfort. >> if it hadn't been that " it. everyone is coming together so quickly. >> the first meeting is set for later this week. the help have a report in the next few weeks. officials are stepping up police presence at schools. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 50 degrees at the airport. how doctors are using speed bumps to diagnose a certain problem. .> we'll have some bad habits maybe eating too much pizza. how those habits could be sure
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make your life. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. which aspects, if any, of the holiday season can turn you into a grinch? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> we have an accident onñ?
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>> welcome back. 5:39. you can see the visibility is up from yesterday. still some cloud cover hanging around. temperatures will dip into the 40's before we get back to the
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50's this afternoon. the temperature will be going down over the next few hours. a mixture of sun and clouds. a 20% chance for a rain shower. it will be breezy with a high near 56 this afternoon. stay with us. >> speed bumps could be helpful to doctors when it comes to the agassiz appendicitis.-- when it comes to diagnosing appendicitis. >> when doctors ask their patients if their pain was worse going over speed bumps, but there turned out to be a strong link. about.something to think
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each day of over indulging can take 30 minutes of your life. >> a half-hour of loss can be room smoking two cigarettes or eating a hamburger. exercising can add two hours to liyour life. so do the math. >> 5:41. the ravens are happy to be in the playoffs. they do not want to end the season on a losing streak. >> the maryland spca needs your help. we'll tell you how you can help. >> is there a chance we could
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. the one problem spot has cleared. there was an accident on eastbound 100. 46 eastbound on 100. nothing too terrible. up to 60 miles per hour on 795. this is the west side of the beltway at baltimore national pike. both loops are moving just fine and without delay. same thing here at mountain road in harford county. it is very north and are viewing
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area. it should be ok traveling south but there could be some lingering fog. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with kurt kronke of the mta. >> we are moving along nicely on the marc trains. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway are on schedule. there are some bus delays this morning. the 10 bus diverting at lombard and schroeder. a diversion at monument and patterson park. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we have some mild temperatures to talk about. first we say good morning to ava marie. she is down at the spca. >> they are trying to fill up this sleigh with presents for pets.
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we have an animal that is hoping to get adopted. tell us about lily. >> she is an australian shepherd mix and she came from a shelter in west virginia. >> she is such a lovely dog. she would make a great family pet. >> she is a love bug. >> lilly says, "take me home for the holidays." you are collecting presence for pets in the shelter. towheee grateful for any and treat the nation for dogs as well as cats.
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some of the toys seemed to enjoy. we have the unbasted rawhides. the kongs are great. it up with ilt up wit different treats. >> that is a great toy for a dog. any of the balls with the bells inside. toys.ll as 20 >> they are collecting toys for the pact to keep them happy and healthy. lilly is hoping to be adopted.
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they will be open for most of the holiday. we'll go back to tony. can that can be a little overwhelming -- catnip can be a little overwhelming. >> you can drop off a toy and take a pet home with you. va.nk you, a what a cute dog. 48 at the airport. 47 in jarrettsville. we have a front that is going through this morning. that will jump into the mid 50's this afternoon. the air mass is having a tough time coming across the mountains. we have a friend coming through this morning without any precipitation.
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it should be a dry morning commute. a piece of energy will sweep across from the mountains. a slight chance for a rain shower. the rest of the week will be quiet until we get to thursday night and friday morning. that would change the weather as we head into the weekend. some arctic air will spill into the mid atlantic region. you will see that reflected in our seven-day forecast. a mixture of sun and clouds. breezy and mild with high temperatures in the mid 50's. a slight chance for a rain shower. clear to partly cloudy skies tonight. we will drop back into the low 30's. the seven-day forecast -- and nice day coming up tomorrow
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with sunshine and 52. we may see some rain in the afternoon with a high temperature near 50. the front will go through friday morning. highs in the 30's over the weekend and could be some snow showers or flurries as well. >> 5:50. a number of fans are growing tired of joe flacco's offensive performance. >> we have the highlights of the jets' game coming up in sports. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, which aspects, if any, of the holiday season can turn you into a grinch?
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[laughter] >> i agree. >> good morning. there is nothing good about this past sunday for the baltimore ravens. that is the general nfl sentiment of 18 in during a three game losing streak. the ravens are in the playoffs and one win away from winning north crown. is joe flacco pressing? >> i hope we are doing everything we can do to get better.
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or the line is, i don't know it . i am for pressing. >> the team needs to get healthy and they need to get better. the ravens are really banged up. jameel mcclain, his season is over. the ravens hoped to get ray lewis back this way. look around the nfl, especially new york. mark sanchez. the jets needed a win yesterday. monday night football. mark sanchez was about as bad as he could be. that was one of four picks from
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sanchez on the day. he will find the end zone. 14-10. both teams played poor. 19-yard punt. you guessed it -- fumble for sanchez. the jets lose to the titans in an ugly one. that puts things in perspective. >> thank you. "fiscal cliff." will we be done with that sooner than later? >> rick perry wants to keep a
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tragedy from happening in texas schools by army teachers. >> baby turtles are let wild in bolivia. >> watch where you are stepping. we have some winter in the seven-day forecast. >> we have a crash in northern baltimore county.
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>> one step towards healing today. how this committee is coping as students return to class. >> what schools in howard county are doing in response to the san shooting. shooting.


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