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caldwell. president obama will sign legislation preventing income taxes from going up on most of the country, allowing 2 million jobs -- jobless americans to continue collecting unemployment. tracy potts has a breakdown on what congress agreed upon and what is still on the table. >> the house stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow for morning hour debate. >> finally avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> at some point in the visit at some point you strike a balance. >> 2 and 56 democrats and republicans signed a bill that keep the alternative minimum tax from hitting working families, avoid the big cut in medicare payments to prevent tax hikes for 98% of americans. tax rates will go up for couples making over $450,000. democrats caved in on that. republicans want to raise the .state tax hold over 5 million
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>> tax relief has been achieved. now is the time from the president to work with congress to address over spending. >> and the debt ceiling. before leaving for hawaii early this morning, president obama urged congress to raise it. >> we cannot not pay bills that have already been incurred. if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay the bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy will be catastrophic. >> no word yet on when the president will sign the new bill. technically it was a day late, but the markets reopened this morning. from washington, i am tracy potts. >> reaching a deal on the fiscal cliff has not -- lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pressing outrage after it the house adjourned without a vote on a bill providing aid to victims of superstorm sandy. representatives from both
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parties are calling ending the term without a vote inexcusable. >> absolutely inexcusable, indefensible. >> some lawmakers are suggesting the decision to forgo the vote was made because the affected areas are in blue states. >> we started this morning with a little bit of cloud cover. we have mostly sunny skies now. the wind shifting to the north, and it will be chilly the next couple of days. 35 at the airport. the temperature will not move much this afternoon, maybe up to 38 or 39. low to mid 30's in the northern suburbs. with the breeze kicking up, it will be in the upper 20's. colder tomorrow morning. temperatures starting out in the middle 20's. when we come back in a few minutes, we will check the
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seven-day forecast. >> we will check back with you then. two people are being treated at bayview burn center after a boiler exploded after -- at a middle school in annapolis. fire crews in anne arundel county and annapolis city found the two victims, two middle-aged men, who suffered burns but there injuries are not life- threatening. 33 minutes earlier, anne arundel county fire fighters were called to a trailer park. one person died in a trailer fire, but they're still working to determine the victim pasay tennessee. in cecil county, investigating officers are -- deputies say they were called to a home in elkton around midnight on new year's morning presidents have
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been watching fireworks when a girl took a bullet to the head and collapsed. she is in critical condition at a delaware hospital. we will have more on this story tonight on "11 news at 5:00." multiple investigations centered around crime in baltimore county. police were called to a hotel party three separate times after midnight. jennifer franciotti reports the security hired for the party were outnumbered. >> the crown plaza hotel was the brainchild of several local party promoters. -- the crown plaza hotel party was the brainchild of several local party promoters. >> they did a good job putting it together. >> partygoers describe a good job put together in the hotel atrium, packed with 1000 people. >> a lot of different promoters get together for the party. we are still here. >> but not everyone rang in 2013
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peacefully. police responded to a 911 call about a flight around 1:43 in the morning. less than 10 minutes later, paramedics were called about a drug overdose. an hour later, a man was stabbed. police are not sure if the incidents were connected or if there was another party elsewhere in the hotel. some did not notice the repeated police presence. >> it could be anything on any night. just because the police were there does not mean it was for the party. >> police say the hotel had its own security in place, however -- >> there were security guards at the location, but there were too many for them. there -- we were called in, there were no arrests for disorderly conduct. >> jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the family is starting 2013
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with a teenager killed in a car crash. it happened in aberdeen. investigators a 17-year-old boston lost control of the vehicle and collided head-on -- austin lost control of the vehicle and collided head-on with another vehicle. a maryland state trooper narrowly escaped serious injury in a new year's crash. we are told the trooper was engaged in a traffic stop on the inner loop of the beltway around 3:30 tuesday morning. when he returned to his car, police say he was arrested by a driver who fell asleep at the wheel. the trooper was treated at shock trauma for non-life threatening injuries. coming up, tax debates sweeping the globe. which president is calling for a 75% tax on millionaires, and why the idea has been ruled unconstitutional. sandy hook students prepare to head back to class. i do interior decorating
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>> covering the nation, the students of sandy hook elementary head back to school tomorrow, but they will not be in the same building. after 19 days, the school is still an active police
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investigation. tomorrow, the students will attend a school in monroe. parents say it will be hard to send their little ones back to class but believe it will help instill a sense of normalcy. >> back to that sense of figuring out what to do, what it will look like, is important. everybody is waiting for that to happen. >> in an attempt to make the transition smoother, the monroe classroom has been set up to look identical to the one in sandy hook. the governor of pennsylvania is suing the n.c.a.a. in the fallout of the jerry sandusky scandal. the money for a fine is supposed to be used to go to child abuse programs across the country. he is holding a press conference about the loss of this afternoon. still to come, 2013 will be an expensive year. which products will cost you more. you can watch the ravens take
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on indiana this sunday -- indianapolis this sunday. how you can get a pair of playoff tickets for free. >> a quiet, chilly afternoon. we will let you know if the weather will stick around this weekend.
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>> just wachter days until the ravens make their first appearance in this year's post -- just four days until the ravens make their first appearance in this year's postseason. fans spent the day painting
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lobo's throughout the city. that includes two gold logos, one in the city and one in baltimore county. what do you have to do to win? you have to find one of the hidden gold logos, take a picture of yourself with it, and upload it on the ravens website. kickoff this sunday will be 1:00 p.m. in this afternoon's consumer alert, we have seen the prices for just about everything go up for months. with the new year comes new price hikes. experts expect 2013 to be more expensive than last year. what we can expect to pay more for in the new year. >> here is hoping you make more money. here is a list of things that will cost you more. we picked five and we will start at the grocery store. dick breitbart has been in the business for 50 years and has
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not seen -- dick has been in the business for 50 years. >> this is been the perfect storm the last three years. >> meat, poultry, milk all going up. >> wheat crop was down, bread is made out of wheat. we've seen our animals, corn. >> poultry and meat and dairy prices will go up 4%. no rain, less grain, means at the very least -- usda says close to 3%. >> everything affects everything. >> dr. kelly runs the secretary -- runs the center for global economic research. >> you have a global demand. the basic amount of resources that the world can provide. that pushes commodity prices up. >> speaking collegiate lee, the cost of college is going up. >> we have also seen diminished public support of public institutions, also forcing costs
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to go up. >> the college board advocacy center says in-state tuition rose almost 5%. shipping costs will rise above ups and fedex, 4.5% to 5%, hiking up 6% by some estimations. >> we have some breaking news. the ravens brought test team has just learned that the ribbons linebacker ray lewis has announced he will retire -- that the ravens linebacker ray lewis has announced he will retire. "this will be my last ride." we have a crew at the press conference and will have reaction tonight on 11 news at 5 and 6. >> now your insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist tony pann. >> i guess we had better win the
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super bowl. just keep going. weather-wise, we close out the old year with an active december. remember we had all those storms coming through with the rain and snow? in december it will be just as quiet for the first couple of days of january. i do not see the big storm -- the big snowstorms for the next 10 days. the last time we had over 2 inches of snow officially at bwi, was all the way back on february 22, 2011. last time we had over 6 inches of snow was january 26 of 2011. it has been a long time since we had a direct hit from a snowstorm in maryland. we came close yesterday with a storm passing just south of us with plenty of moisture and cold air to the north. we lucked out in missing on both of those. all the moisture mist to the south, so we wound up with some quiet whether with clouds. the clouds have broken up and we have plenty of sunshine this afternoon. you will see maybe just a few
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high thin clouds out there. you can see how the temperatures drop off in pennsylvania. it is in the 20's. it will not get much warmer this afternoon. basically a couple degrees from where we are now. 35 at the airport, only 29 in westminster. like i said, the weather will stay pretty quiet going into the weekend. a couple of rebels in the jet stream that may produce cloud cover, but that's about it. one of those little waves coming through thursday. into the weekend, another wave coming through sunday. that could produce a couple of sprinkles or snow flurries. there is not a lot to talk about, whether wise. for these -- for the forecast, chilly and breezy. the win against -- the wind gusts are up in the 20's. clear and colder tonight. temperatures dropping back into the 20's.
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30's in the city. seven-day forecast, fit for the weekend. that is it, maybe sprinkles on sunday. sunday is the ravens game. it does not appear it will affect the game. all the way through tuesday and wednesday of next week, no big snowstorms on the horizon. >> thanks, tony. as we deal with new tax laws in the u.s., other countries are having their own debate. in france, the president is calling for a tax on millionaires. michelle has the tells us we cover the world. >> france may be a birthplace of labels and luxury. chanel, champagne. >> you have a president who said i do not like the which -- the rich. >> nicolas sarkozy, nicknamed
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president bling bling, easing the nation's debt and deficit by taxing the rich. according to polls, most citizens agree with him. entrepreneurs have gone wild, saying this will further kill any innovative spirit here. wealthy people going out to france -- out to switzerland. >> it is kind of like this go? and because bit by bit the french are losing confidence. >> the 75% tax would affect a few thousand people but was shot down because it targets individuals instead of household income. the government says it will find a way to enacted in some form while other taxes also rise. around europe, you keep running into american tax exile. people who have given up their citizenship to avoid taxes, and that number has been rising.
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do you know where in the world has the highest income tax rates. the island of aruba. and sweden, around 50% and set -- 57%. >> today begins three days of mourning on the ivory coast for the 61 people crushed to guess -- crushed to death in a stampede. witnesses said people tried -- police tried to control crowds around the stadium, posting a new year's fireworks display, but the situation got out of hand as many people panicked. 200 people were also at injured in the stampede. coming up next, your maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. another check of the insta- weather plus forecast with tony. first, and look at wall street this hour. this hour.
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>> we continue to follow the breaking news that ray lewis has announced his retirement. what that means for the ravens and the fans. a pizza delivery driver a salted. and sounds -- a salted. and shots rang out on new year's not uncovered -- uncommon. but one bullet may have struck a young girl in the head. that is all coming up tonight on "11 news at 5:00."
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now your maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers. >> happy new year. it is time to play your pick 3 numbers. here we go. for starters we have a 2, followed by a 0. final number for the pick 3 game is -- that is a six as printed on the ball, making your pick 3 numbers 206. first, play ravens cash fantasy $25,000 weekly drawings. now drawing your pick 4 numbers. here we go. that is a2. the next number is a 6 as printed on the ball. followed by -- that is another6. recapping pick 4 numbers, 2660.
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let yourself play. >> tony pann is back to bring us up-to-date on the forecast, which looks called for the next two days. >> -- which looks pretty calm for the next two days. that, somepeople like people do not. sunday, sprinkles or flurries, but that's about it. up to 30's to low 40. overnight lows will be in the 20's. we start the new year with nothing to talk about with the weather. >> you would not by chance be ready for snowplay >> no, i never do that. >> thanks for joining us for "11 news at noon."
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