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nothing else but to bring back another ring back to baltimore where belongs. >> a super sendoff from baltimore. >> to realize we have achieved our goals of being afc champions. it feels so good and we can taste it. >> it is time to finish a business. >> our police department is proud of being the best to handle large crowds. >> the super bowl and mardi gras is happening at the same time. jennifer franciotti explains. >> good morning, i'm sarah caldwell. >> i am stan stovall.
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>> you will notice a difference when you step outside today. there is a little bit of fog in some neighborhoods. humidity is 97%. most of you will have day dry dry day. >> good morning. we have a problem spot to talk about on route 40. there is a bad accident. lane closures are possible. the major roads are checking out ok. 95 north, six minutes. no problems on the major roadways.
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the inner and outer loops are very light in volume. the beltway on the west side, you can see both loops are moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> today marks the first full day of super bowl week. >> the ravens left baltimore with an amazing sendoff yesterday. the excitement of the offense was not diminished. >> sarah sampson has more. we begin with jennifer franciotti in the big easy. good morning. >> new orleans has been a wonderful town. looking forward to all of the fans coming into town.
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we are interested in finding our fans from baltimore. getting ready for the big day. we have mardi gras going on. this could be a record crowds. a new rivalry between the teams. we have seen police on foot patrols and the vehicles. also the mounted units are out in force. they will be there for safety and to make visitors feel welcome. >> if you are coming into new orleans, you can expect police officers on every corner. easy to see. just remember that common sense and common courtesy = common
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safety. >> a good idea to know where you're going. we have found free maps all over the place. the police are physical. they wanted to be here and take advantage of all they have to offer. make sure you have a comfortable shoes. have your smartphone handy. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> you've had a pretty interesting past couple of days. >> the whole time i was called in the water and i was thinking, new orleans is warmer. >> sarah sampson has more from baltimore. >> fans are giddy.
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so many are feeling the energy sweeping over the city. one thing fans cannot get enough of it is ravens gear. here is one you probably have not heard. a bride is getting fitted for a purple wedding dress. she and her fiancee were waiting to get married until the ravens were going back to the super bowl. >> when she said she wanted to wear a purple gown, i said, i have to get involved. i wanted to reach out to her. >> you can find lots of great pictures of fence around baltimore. just go to and click on ravens.
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sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> in addition to our live reports throughout the day, you can watch our ravens countdown show. we are bring you highlights every day at 7:30 right here. >> a suspect remains in serious condition following a shooting. officers tried to stop a suspicious man on monday night. >> the suspect entered a vehicle and put the vehicle into drive. >> we're told at least one officer fired into the vehicle. so far police have not found a gun or any other weapon. >> closing arguments in the trial for john leopold.
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he did not take the defense it is on trial. the judge denied a request. testimony resumes in the murder trial for michael johnson. he is accused of murdering phylicia barnes. deena barnes testified in court yesterday. there's more on our website, >> 38 degrees at 5:07. a big announcement. lots ofoy's scowl america could lift a ban -- the boy scouts of america could lift boy scouts of america could lift a ban
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>> the boy scouts of america is considering lifting a ban on gays. they are considering removing the ban from the national organization's rules. that would leave the decision up to local troops. the senate joins the house in approving relief funding for victims of hurricane sandy. the measure is aimed at helping residents and businesses build
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after the late october storm. >> the president is pushing for immigration reform in las vegas today. the trip comes a day after a group of senators led that a comprehensive deal to reform immigration including a pathway to citizenship. we will have a live report in about 15 minutes. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have an accident on route 40. baltimore national pike is closed near cook's lane. consider an alternate route for the time being. 95 looks good traveling from white marsh. 65 at the exit for white marsh
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boulevard. the topside of the beltway is looking good, 55. this is the west side of the beltway north of security boulevard. >> good morning. there is a little fog outside. 38 at the airport. we should be in the low 50's this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a rain shower. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> 5:12. 38 degrees. >> we have to pay more for this year's super bowl party.
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>> welcome back. 5:15. a little bit of fog in some areas. everything should go smoother today than yesterday. we could see some showers today. we can see some shower activity moving from the mountains to the east. maybe there will be a sprinkle. 38 in catonsville. 35 in jarrettsville.
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we will make it into the 50's. you can see the warm air moving down to the south. 60's tomorrow. watch what happens at the jet stream. watch the cold come back out of canada. will see a high temperatures drop into the 20's and 40's by this weekend. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a rain shower. a much better chance for rain tomorrow. 60's tomorrow. it gets colder into the weekend. maybe some light snow on friday and on sunday. >> good morning.
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we have a crash that has shut down baltimore national pike at the city-county line. watch for that and possible lane closures. 53 on 795. 60 on the harrisburg expressway. the inner and outer loops are moving just fine at harford road. says greenspring avenue -- this is greenspring avenue. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. buy a newlooking to jersey, pay attention. on tips to avoid buying a counterfeit. make sure the website name is
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not misspelled in the address bar. watch out for height discounted items. how are you getting ready for the super bowl? some cost-cutting tips. >> according to a survey, americans will spend nearly $12.3 billion on the super bowl. an average of about $68 per person. one party staple will take a bite out of your budget. >> chicken wings. 15%-20%.l be up about 50 >> beer prices have increased
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slightly over the past few years. more than 7.5 million households are expected to buy a new tv before the big game. >> you will find pretty good prices for those tv's. demand is up. >> lean january sales and stores clearing shelves for new models. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is the one think you have to have at your super bowl party? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to i cannot live without my wings. >> complaining about your boss
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on facebook could cost you your job. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. do not bank on getting a fast return even if you file your taxes early. things could be slowed down by a weak this year. the irs begins excepting 2012 returns tomorrow. you may be overqualified for your job. 40% of college grads are in jobs they are overqualified for. you can avoid a new surcharge at walmart, target, and macy's. small retailers are more likely to do it.
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a today meeting on the economy and interest rates. stocks yesterday were almost flat ahead of the meeting. be careful of what you say on facebook. a ruling is in question because of legal questions on the board. there were appointed when the senate was not technically in recess. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. there is some fog outside. we start in the upper 30's to around 40. about a 30% chance for a rain shower. most of you will have a dry day. a southeast wind at 10 knots on
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the bay. we will check the seven day forecast in just a few minutes. >> that closure on route 40 is still in a fact because of an accident. consider an alternate route for the time being. up to speed on the west side of the beltway, 55. the inner and outer loops are picking up in volume just a tad . same store at harford road with light volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 5:22. 38 degrees at the airport. >> rallying for reform. president obama will lend his voice to the immigration debate today.
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>> we have elected president obama and we will wait to see what he is going to do. >> the president will unveil his plan for a comprehensive immigration reform. clear back ont this. >> his plan is expected to mirror the broad strokes of a group of senators, it will probably be more progressive. >> this is a big fat amnesty bill. it is all about manipulating voters. >> a path to citizenship. >> we believe this will be the year congress gets it done. >> we need to make a definite
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decision about helping the millions of people who are undocumented in this country. >> the debate could heat up as early as this spring. charles schumer hopes to have a legislative draft by march. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. more live coverage from the big easy is still ahead. >> the baltimore ravens are here at the team hotel. we will have a live report. >> ravens spirit is sweeping through baltimore. >> the weather is going to be pretty quiet today. >> we have a closure on route 40 >> we have a closure on route 40
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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. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am sarah caldwell. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> three suspects are arrested in a weekend homicide. there was a dispute with erica banks. her father faces murder charges. >> a delegate has passed away. harrison was 84 years old.
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>> swain fills the seat of tiffany alston. he served in the house from 1999-2003. >> 5:31. >> we will do the seven-day forecast. big changes coming up. it is a roller-coaster ride. 38 rainout at the airport. -- 38 right now at the airport. we will make it up to 53 today. a good chance for thunderstorms late tomorrow. overnight lows in the teens by the end of the week. a chance for flurries on friday
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and on super bowl sunday. >> traffic is much better than yesterday. we don't have precipitation. we have a crash on route 40 near cook's lane. consider edmondson avenue to get around that. this is 95 and looking good in both directions, 65at 100. looking good at the top side of the beltway on the inner and outer loops. same story at greenspring avenue. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> there are only two teams left. whoever wins this game -- it is
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one of the most all to the feelings i have ever felt. >> the ravens will spend their first full day in new orleans today. the ravens are in new orleans to be the last ones on the field when the confetti falls. >> we have live coverage of the super bowl. >> jennifer franciotti is in new orleans to follow all the frenzy. >> i am doing great. we got here yesterday afternoon. there were members from the state of maryland on the plane. there were some family members from the baltimore ravens. ife was on the w
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plane. today will be media day. the 49ers will be first, then the ravens. media day will take place at the superdome. more than 1300 federal agents will be at the superdome. i will let that train go by. is it a lot of noise to complete with. it is very easy to get around in the bbig easy. i'm sure the ravens love hearing the train go off. once you get to the superdome, there is a 300 foot buffer
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around the stadium. a lot needs to come into the stadium to prepare for the super bowl. there are massive deliveries. police are doing fingerprinting of anybody in the vehicle. this is to make sure no one is bring in anything that does not belong there. >> bring in people that should not be in. any hazard. >> fans will not be able to get within the rigid feet of the super dome without a valid ticket on game day. >> they will need a valid ticket for media day. that will be fun to find out what fans are thinking of the frenzy. everyone from the local stations like ourselves to the loggbloggs
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and folks from espn. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. sarah sampson is live at m&t bank stadium. >> things are a little bit quieter. fans in baltimore are very excited. fans are giddy. so many are feeling the energy sweeping over the city. it is hard not to get caught up in it. >> we have friends they go to the games. >> just about everywhere you look -- >> whoo! >> fence are talking about the ravens and buying up ravens gear. >> you have to back the team and back the city.
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it is important to back the city. the whole city is going crazy. people were so excited. they were buying everything. i can keep enough of the stealth. >> wedding dresses? >> that is a great look. >> she waited to marry her fiance until the ravens made it back to the super bowl. she was offered the perfect dress. >> it was one of the first ones that that's the showed me. it actually fit. it was amazing. >> i just love the whole story. they can honeymoon at the super
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bowl. it is a fairy tale life together. >> a fairy tale ravens style. it doesn't get much better. there is more on our website, sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the "today" show will be teaming up for a ravens rally on friday. ava will teach her what it takes to become a true ravens fan and that includes the squirrel dance. we hope you join us on friday morning. you might make it onto the " show.
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5:38. gatorade is the choice for most athletes. >> a certain flavor will have a new formula.
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>> eating a brightly colored fruits and vegetables could lower your risk of getting als. >> it attacks the nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord. people who ate more carotenoids
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s.d a reduced risk of al a controversial food additive is being removed from certain flavors of the gatorade sports drinks. >> there have been complaints about a bvo. studies suggest a chemical can build inside tissues and cause behavioral problems. bvo will be replaced with another type of additive and the new formula will be available in the next few months. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. looking pretty nice overall. route 40 remains closed at the city county line. edmondson avenue is a good way
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to get around that. 54 on 95 south towards the fort mchenry tunnel. southbound traffic is picking up just a tad. things look good at the harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. upper 30's with a little bit of fog. we will make it up to 53 this afternoon. a chance for thunderstorms in chicago, 58. snow in denver. we will do the seven day when we come back. >> 5:43. mindy started her day early yesterday.
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>> she took a nap yesterday. we'll show you the reason. >> i am live in dundalk. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪
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>> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have a problem on the roadways. route 40 remains closed at the city-county line. traveling southbound on 95, we're in the green as you approach the white marsh boulevard. no problems there. no problems at all on southbound
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traffic. this is the northwest corner of the beltway. both loops are moving well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> you can see a little bit of fog. it will not cause any traffic problems. about a 30% chance you'll see a passing rain shower. the temperatures upper 40's to around 40. 36 in chestertown -- the tappers, upper 30's to around 40. into the 50's today and into the 60's tomorrow. we will track the jet stream. you can see the warm air on the east coast.
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watch the arctic air. 30's by's and low friday. high temperatures today between 50-55. we will make it into the 60's tomorrow. then he gets cold over the weekend. there could be some snow showers on friday and on super bowl sunday. ava marie is going to give us the trouble forecast. good morning. nice hat. >> very exciting time to be in baltimore. i am live in dundalk. there is so much ravens stuff. buba is a perfect model.
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this is one of your newest shirts. last ride. this one just came in this morning. >> that is beautiful. face.lly captures ray's these are some of the hot new items. this will be a top seller. >> we have been doing a bunch of ray shirts. >> we are modeling some of the egirlie ravens stuff. down in new orleans, 70's this afternoon and tomorrow. there is a chance for thunderstorms.
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you cannot complain about that. i am live in dundalk disporting. >>-- i am live in dundalk this morning. >> mindy found some of the best eats. >> she learned about the history of new orleans food. that is when she tried on a costume. then it was time to tasting the food at mother's restaurant. >> perfect. it is not overwhelming. this is gumbo. a thumbs upke
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on the gumbo. then she had some sweets including beignets. then you need a good nap. >> you can follow the new orleans travels on our website, you confine our complete broadcast team of the super bowl. >> 5:51. our super bowl week covered picks up with keith mills with sports. >> we have a problem spot on the area roadways. route 40 remains closed. >> things are pretty quiet this morning. high temperatures into the low 50's this afternoon with a slight chance for a rain
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>> good morning. we are live in new orleans, downtown new orleans. all quiet now. that will change later today. it is media day. that means the circus is in town as we count down to the super bowl. a super bowl sendoff to remember at the inner harbor. a spectacular day despite the poor weather. thousands of ravens fans at the inner harbor despite the cold of the rain and drizzle. fans were taking video of the
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players. joe flacco has been sensational in the playoffs. a lot of fans may felt cam cameron held joe back. >> last year we felt we had a good chance of making it to the super bowl. is what the super bowl team looks like. you don't know what the super bowl team looks like because you haven't been there. almost doesn't count. >> that was terrell suggs, one of 49 ravens players participating in their first super bowl. only four ravens have played in the super bowl.
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colin kaepernick has not played in the game. he took over for alex smith and has played well. he has a lot of weapons. kaepernick has been getting a lot of attention but he said this is not a one-man team. >> i think people have put too much focus on me. we have other weapons on this team and a great offensive line. there are a lot of other parts of this team to make it easy on me to go out there. >> media today comes up today. that is all for may. stick around.
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