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temperatures in the 60's here but in the teens in denver. that storm system is beginning to push some rain closer to wa. us. we'll have mild temperatures and some rain this afternoon. then some more rain. first we want to check on the traffic. >> we have one problem already. it is in howard county on route 97 near old liberty road. maybe some lane closures in that area. we're in the green on the entire beltway. the j.f.x. checking out ok into town. problem free down to the
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beltway. harbor tunnel, 895 running smoothly. looking good at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic is starting to build ever so slightly. running without delay on all the major roadways. 55 on the b-w parkway as you make your way south. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the road to new orleans is still open for the ravens. the team will fly to denver later today where they will play the broncos on saturday. pete gilbert has more on the mood in the mile high city. >> we have made our way here to denver.
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the town is live up in orange. this tower is lit up in orange. i think i've seen two jerseys so far. it is not like what we see in baltimore. the broncos have won 13 games and they have a home field advantage. peyton manning has never won a playoff game with the temperature was under 40 degrees. i spoke with some ravens fans coming over on the plane. they are getting ready for the festivities. we will have live coverage beginning at 5:00 to get you ready for the ravens and the broncos on tv 11. i'm pete gilbert. we will send it back to you.
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>> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do think is the key to a ravens win in denver tomorrow? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to you can watch our special " ravens report" tonight as the ravens get ready for their playoff game in denver. you can watch ray lewis' inspirational speech to his team. it rears tomorrow on wbal-tv plus. maryland schools of art number- one in the country for the fifth year in a row. they received an overall grade of b-plus. classes begin at 7;17 for high
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school students. that means bus pickup times can begin as early as 5:50 a.m. a group is petitioning to have the earliest pickup time at 7:00 a.m. >> we know health impacts of the sleep deprivation that kids are experiencing are quite serious. >> the school board said it is more of a logistical and financial issue. is scheduled shift could cause a shortage of buses. four people remain in the hospital after being hit by a vehicle in and around the county. this happened after 5:30 on
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thursday in glen burnie. at least two suffered life- threatening injuries. 35 degrees at the airport. the suspect in the colorado movie theater shooting answers to churches today. the president of afghanistan is in washington today. this is 95 now the fort mchenry tunnel.
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>> good morning. 5:08. 44 degrees downtown. we have some clouds outside. there is a weather disturbance west of the mountains. there is another disturbance out in the plains states. the temperature trends will keep us above normal, especially over the weekend. we expect highs to be in the low to mid 60's. we'll talk more about the forecast details in just a few minutes. stick around. >> another case 2.2 in the gun control debate.
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a student opens fire inside a seven california high school. police say they suspect is in custody and is believed to be a student. and injured student has non- life-threatening injuries. an arraignment is scheduled for later this morning in the case of the colorado movie theater shootings. a judge ruled there was probable cause that he was responsible for the shooting that killed 12 people and injured 70 others. james holmes will have to enter a plea. >> president obama will host hamid karzai at the white house today. there was a dinner last night with secretary of state hillary clinton. they will discuss the continuing transition out of afghanistan. >> 5:09.
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with his hat to keep up with the current trends -- we just have to keep up with the current trends. >> job cuts in the travel service business. ready to pay big bucks for chicken wings if you're hosting a super bowl party. >> some closures in effect at route 97 because of an route 97 because of an accident.
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we're dealing with an accident in howard county. route 97 at old liberty, we have some closures in effect. there could be delays as a result. 795 problem free in towards the beltway. 55 at the beltway. 55 from harford over to the harrisburg expressway. 65 on the southbound harrisburg expressway. shawan road shows very light all the way down to the beltway. 50 on the j.f.x. at coldspring. the speech continued down towards 28th street. -- those speeds continue down
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towards 28 street. 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 dave allen. happy friday. >> thank you. the number 5 bus is diverting at druid hill and north avenue. the number 51 bus is diverting at pulaski and windsor. the number 20 bus is running slightly behind schedule. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines on schedule. light rail on time. i am dave allen. here's john collins. >> good morning. it is a mostly cloudy morning this morning. no rain as of yet. there is some rain beginning to close in from the west and the
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south. it looks like the rain chances will be going up by this afternoon. all is not lost. into the weekend, it is a good forecast. kind of a chilly this morning. we're in the midst 30's this morning. was 53.y's high we will see more clouds and a rain chance this afternoon. 37 in annapolis. westminster, 34. 40's in far western maryland. this is the picture. the big rainmaker in the south is the part that will come through first. there is a second part out in the west. it is dividing some cold air from the western plains out into
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the mountains. milder air in the eastern third of the country. it warm front is coming in. that will help to produce some shower activity later this afternoon or this evening. we will be watching the second system out to the west. eather is sittinge out here. it is beginning to dive into the western part of the u.s. that will keep things very cold out in denver. some shower chances by this afternoon. a southeast wind of 5 to 10 miles per hour. the clouds will be thickening up. rain chances moving through the area. not a lot of rain.
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we should be cloudy on saturday. a better chance on sunday for some rain activity. clouds and a lot of drizzle. the weekend looks pretty drive with mild temperatures. near 50 today. in the 60's on sunday. rain chances corporation on monday and tuesday. the temperatures will be going down. >> the road to new orleans is still open to the ravens. the ravens will take on the broncos to mark after noon. jennifer franciotti is live at the house of rock in white marsh at another purple friday party. >> this is the best job in the
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world. it keeps on going. i am here with some beautiful ladies and the handsome bird. this is the first up on your purple caravan. >> we are very excited. >> you have a lot of stops to make today. >> we're going to a couple of the giants, verizon, and m&t bank. >> to date you will be in carroll county. >> we're going to timonium and parkville. >> you guys want to make sure people come out and join you. the information is on our website. you see fans coming out from all areas. >> everybody come out and show
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your support. >> fans are getting into it. what do you want people to wear? >> purple. >> we are on pulaski highway. it is friday. traffic is it that bad. , not and have a good time. there will be prizes and giveaways. go, ravens! >> apple says no to the rumored budget iphone. we told about reports of a cheaper iphone in development.
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and apple executives denied the rumors. he said that will never be the future of apple's products. the more technology advances, the further in moves away from wires. the latest in the world of smartphones and tablets. >> those walking the halls this year did not find the next blockbuster smartphone or tablet. they found some big trends that will make your mobile life a lot easier. searching for the next smartphone sensation did not find it. >> we did not see at the next big thing. there have been some incremental improvements. more apps.
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basically ways to put more software on smartphones. >> software integrated with your car and home. accessories to make your phone more functional. products that give users the best of both worlds. smart phone screens that border on tablet size. decide.ou don't have to i can carry one thing and have both. >> i have one of those convertibles in my hand. this comes out this summer. it is very flexible. you can go from laptop to tablet. have to holddn't
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it that high. chicken wing prices are flying higher as the super bowl gets closer. what this summer the offbeat questions employers are starting to ask? >> american express cutting 5400 jobs. mostly in travel services. consumers are increasingly booking online instead. dismissed temporary workers because of automatic spending cuts that could kick in if there's not an alternative deficit reduction plan by march . more than 16,000 have applied for just 450 jobs.
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and looks like it will cost you more to host a super bowl party this year. chicken wing prices at an all- time high. a higher close for stocks yesterday. it ready to be asked more than where you went to college on a job interview. employers are turning to oddball questions including if you were to get rid of one state, which would the be? pick your favorite songs and perform it. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> perform your favorite song? >> i'm trying to digest the higher chicken wings. >> some baltimore county
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restaurants might have a deal for you. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is the key to a ravens win in denver tomorrow? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> when not participate in baltimore county restaurant week? >> there will be discounted prices until january 27. tasty specials for sampling. >> the towson tavern is
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participating. we have a link on our website. >> 36 degrees at the airport. >> talking transitions. a meeting at the white house to talk about what is next in afghanistan. >> we have some clouds this morning but no rain yet. >> we will talk about your early boarding commute. an accident along route 97 in carroll county. here you go little man.
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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.
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welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is a playoff purple friday. >> there is some rain in the forecast. we have been above average all this week on temperatures. we will get even warmer before this is finished. we have some scattered clouds around the area. there are some sprinkles down in virginia. some activity is moving into west virginia. temperature chances will be going up around here, not in denver. traffic this morning. >> we have one problem in carroll county. along route 97 near old liberty.
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closures remain in effect. you may find some delays. no delays on 795 at franklin boulevard. everything running smoothly southbound towards the beltway. 55 on the west side of the beltway. the speech continued towards the harrisburg expressway. 63 on 83. moving very well. a buildup of volume closer to the beltway. the j.f.x. down towards northern parkway. 55 miles per hour down to the tunnel. the rest of the major roads south of the city in great shape. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the ravens get back on the
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road to new orleans when they board a plane and had out west to denver. >> jennifer franciotti is live at the house of rock in white marsh. the party is going. >> they are doing the sound check. we have charles. he has not been to bed. tells what you have going on in this morning. >> we have the bacon and beer. >> free breakfast for people who come out. i have enough energy for all six of you. the purple caravan is going all over the place today. we get to have a lot of playoff games.
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>> we are going out all over town. we have stops at giants and m&t bank. >> you are doing prizes and giveaways. >> we have a signed ray lewis print. we will be going around town all day. we are getting everybody ready for the game. >> have you been feeling the energy? >> we are getting ready for it. >> i want to lead everybody with a cheer. >> let's go, ravens! let's go, ravens! let's go, ravens! >> marching away on the road to ignore lynns. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11
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news -- marching away on the road to new orleans. >> you can watch our ravens special tonight on tv 11 as the ravens prepare for their matchup with the broncos. the special airs tonight at 7:30 and we airs tomorrow on our digital channel -- and re-airs tomorrow on our digital channel. >> a showdown in annapolis over the cost of adopting out of a smart meter. they should keep better track of who is without power. consumers are concerned smart meters cause health problems and compromise privacy. glen glass introduced a bill
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making that option permanent and free. >> if someone doesn't want a smart meter attached to their house, they can refuse it at no cost to them. >> the company would need to charge a fee for those wishing to keep their old meters. for more, you can visit our website, don dwyer is reassigned to another committee. he says he understands why the change is necessary. he faces voting ugly incident charges for an accident that left several people injured -- a boating accident.
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>> president obama will welcome hamid karzai to the white house. the meeting is expected to focus on the next phase of the afghan war. hallie jackson has the latest. good morning. theoday's visit between president's is the first since president obama was reelected. the u.s. is looking ahead to its transition out of afghanistan and figuring out what its role would be. hamid karzai hopes to work out the foundation of a security agreement. that agreement is not expected to be fully fleshed out until november of this year. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> teh flu is at epidemic levels in some parts of the
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country. >> the current strain is becoming a bigger problem and where you can find the closest flu shot. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is the key to a ravens win in denver tomorrow? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> the friday morning t commute is not completely pr
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>> 5:39 on this friday morning. we have some scattered clouds.
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44 degrees and dry. there is a disturbance out to the west. that will start pushing some rain in our direction. scattered clouds are moving overhead. i have circled the baltimore metro area. in west virginia, they are getting some showers. a few sprinkles in virginia. rain chances increase this afternoon and this evening. the complete forecast is coming up. >> maryland emergency rooms are dealing with a huge surge of flu patients this year. >> maryland is one of 41 states with widespread flu outbreaks. the flu strain is becoming a big
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problem. >> last year the flu season started earlier and it seems to be affected more people than last year. >> there is still time to get your flu shot and we can help you find the closest one. all on our website, >> 5:41. 36 degrees at the airport. movies get the star treatment in hollywood. one movie hits theaters nationwide today. >> we could see some showers today. today.
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now most of the major roadways are fairing pretty well. one problem in carroll county at old liberty on 97. watch for closures. 795 in the owings mills area, 60 miles per hour. franklin boulevard is starting to build. those delays will be falling into place traveling southbound. looking at a smoothes start on the west side of the beltway. 65 on the harrisburg expressway at mount carmel. more volume at shawan road. southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry, seven minutes from the
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895 split to the toll plaza. 97 down to the glen burnie area. 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 david allen of the mta. >> the number 5 bus diverting at druid hill and north avenue. the 51 bus diverting at pulaski and windsor for construction. marc trains the penn, camden, and brunswick lines on schedule. light rail and metro subway on time. now here's john collins. >> good morning. it is a nice morning. we have the threat of rain down to the west and south. most of the rain is in west virginia. this is moving up towards pennsylvania. we will be watching this
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activity to the south. the rain activity is skewed to the afternoon. bring an umbrella. let's take a look at some of the temperatures. generally above freezing in almost all cases. parkton is close at 32. 37 in parkville. 36 in rock hall. 33 degrees in jarrettsville. a couple of readings down near freezing. the sprinkles down in virginia. the more significant rains are out to the west. we have an area of high pressure that has been keeping us dry. this disturbance is heading towards the great lakes. that warmer air is trying to
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push into the colder air. most of the rain will be at the great lakes. temperatures are prominent right now. in the teens for highs for the game on saturday. rain shower chances kick in by afternoon and evening. southeast winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. not a very strong wind on the bay. bay water temperatures are generally in the 40's. the clouds are beginning to thicken up. we will have more of an easterly wind going into the weekend. that should hold some clouds in
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the area. close to 60 this time of year is not bad and sunday we will probably be in the 60's. the weekend looks generally dry. another disturbance by monday. the rain chances will be increasing on monday. temperatures close to 50 today. near 60 on saturday. sunday minimal rain chances. i think most of sunday will be fine. increased rain chances on monday and tuesday. 30's for highs by next week. >> the oscar nominations were announced on thursday. the golden globes are on sunday.
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>> one film opens wide this weekend along with a spooky spoof. raphael seth has the box office preview. >> i am looking to put a squatted togethd together. maybe five or six guys. >> josh brolin is looking for a few good men in "gangster squad." he wants to eliminate sean penn. "gangster squad" is rated r. >> we are investigating paranormal activity. >> "a haunted house."
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things started going bond in the night. he calls any ghostbuster. -- he calls in a ghostbuster. "a haunted house" is rated r. "zero dark thirty." closing in on osama bin laden. "zero dark thirty" is rated r. >> something for everybody. make sure you put that purple on today. >> the ravens take on the broncos tomorrow. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. [ mom ] dear chex cereal,
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>> good morning. it is another purple friday around town. players are hoping that it will
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not be their last one this year. the ravens are 10 point underdogs. slowing down peyton manning will have a lot to do with beating the broncos. the ravens defense did a solid job back in week 15 against peyton manning. it will be a chess match against his old rival. >> these people understand the game very well. he understands what things he wants to see. that is what a chess match comes in. you give him what he wants and he beats you. >> that sounds so simple. peyton manning 2-0 in playoffs
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against ray lewis. ray lewis and the ravens defense will be ready. >> he made a huge difference for that team on saturday as did some of the other guys. ed reed is always great. fact number 52 is in there is our focus. >> gerry sandusky will host a special playoff addition of "ravens report." i saw some of that yesterday. it is outstanding. ray is miced up. >> i can wait to hear it. >> do we have to bleep alot of stuff? >> we'll get your response to
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our water cooler question. this morning we asked, what do you think is the key to a ravens win in denver tomorrow? [laughter] t is all. >> you cannot turn the ball over. neutralize the pass rush. >> score every time. >> keep peyton manning off the field by controlling the football. >> a baltimore landmark is challenging a new mortgage rules. >> we have mentioned driverless cars before. audi is trying to turn your car
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into your own personal valet. >> if you could get your car to pick up your food for you. this is hilarious. it is very funny. >> we see rain is getting closer. >> all you need is a court to lift your arms for you when you exercise. we have an accident in carroll county.
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>> doors are opening any second in white marsh where fans are getting ready to celebrate purple friday with the ravens purple caravan. purple friday begins today. purple friday begins today.


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