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>> glad to be back in baltimore . terrell suggs will get to see those fans later at a super bowl parade. >> it is wonderful. >> a number of furniture shoppers are cashing in on a play. >> tell me about ray lewis. what is his deal? >> half the time i do not know. [laughter] on sunday, he as been doing it for 70 years so on sunday he has something special -- 17 years. >> it was an a lot frenzy for joe. >> good morning.
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>> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> 5:01. the big day for a parade. >> it will be in the 40's today. it will be better than the last couple of days. 31 degrees at the airport. there is some cloud cover. another clipper coming in tonight. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature near 41 degrees. not bad. >> good morning. we have some road closures starting at 10:30 this morning for the ravens parade. commerce street will be closed and will go to pratt street to howard and onto m&t bank stadium.
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throughout the morning rush, those roads should be open. there is parking restrictions along that route. six minutes on 95 southbound between the beltway and 100 in howard county. 7 at 29 and shows light volume -- 70 at 29. not many people out there at this early hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. got a picturedy with the trophy. a wonderful experience. >> a charming return to charm city. the first few hours with the
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lombardi trophy. that trophy will get a super sized bass court today. >> the streets will be jammed packed. sarah sampson is live at m&t bank stadium. >> we know the parade will start at 10:45 this morning. people are probably want to give themselves extra time. the parade begins at city hall and ends at m&t bank stadium. it will go south on commerce street. parking is free for fans at the stadium. city workers spent the day setting up scaffolding yesterday.
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>> i am very excited. when you're watching and night and anticipate the ravens win and all the hard work behind the scene is coming to fruition. we're excited about it. >> the parade starts at city hall at 10:45. people are encouraged to take the bus or light rail. you should expect some delays if you drive. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. we will have live coverage of the super bowl victory parade. we will bring you live coverage from city hall. gerry sandusky is back from new event. to and semcee the
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you can lift the ravens know you love them. you can text your message to this number 88509. standard charges apply. >> a local furniture store is out $600,000 and enjoying the super bowl win .ardiners furnitur returned aes touchdown at the start of the second half. >> we are excited for the ravens and our fans. we gave away about $600,000 worth of furniture. >> you can give the store a call.
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that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. other than the super bowl victory, was your favorite victory of the ravens' 2012 season? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> five firefighters remain in shock trauma after suffering injuries after battling a massive fire. it was in the 600 block of pennsylvania avenue. the second and third floor collapsed trapping the five firefighters. >> we were fortunate that no one lost their lives. they didn't suffer any contusions or abrasions or hopefully no fractured extremities. >> investigators are trying to determine what caused the blaze. >> jury deliberations entered
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the second day for michael johnson. he is accused of murdering phylicia barnes. prosecutors believe johnson was romantically interested in her. there was testimony from a career criminal. 30 degrees, 5:07. in major tradition is about to come to an end. >> and end to a weeklong breakingin el oalabama into an underground bunker. >> we have some activity at the beltway and greenspring.
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>> a standoff in alabama is over this morning and a hostage is safe. agents entered the underground bunker because they were concerned about the man's mental state. authorities say jimmy lee dykes was killed during the rescue. auborn university said the iconic oak trees will likely be removed by the end of april.
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those old trees are unlikely to survive despite their efforts to save them. >> immigration takes center stage in washington today. the house judiciary committee will hold a hearing in which lawmakers will look into potential ways to reform the immigration system. more from washington and a live report in about the minutes -- 15 minutes. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> we have some closures later this morning for the ravens parade. the parade route goes south on commerce street and over on pratt and not to howard stadium. and into the closures begin around 10:30 this
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morning. looking good at 70 and 29. 95 near white marsh looks good southbound, 65 miles per hour. this is 83 at york road with light volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the weather should be nice and quiet today. maybe some leftover snow flurries from the clipper last night. there shouldn't be any problems this morning or this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be warmer than the last couple of days. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> 31 degrees, 5:12.
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morning for the festivities. chestertown. a clipper came through last night and didn't do much. there are some snow flurries in frederick county right now. maybe there might be some passing snow flurries. a variable clouds, a mixture of sun and clouds. there's one more clipper upstream right now that will come through tonight. that could give us some snow flurries tonight. then the pattern is going to change. for today, a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperatures into the 40's.
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the seven-day forecast -- maybe some snow flurries tonight. a coastal storm will develop on friday. that means in excess of rain or snow. looks like a dry weekend behind that storm. 5:17. >> good morning. no problems right now. we have some parade closures happening later this morning. the parade route will be southbound commerce and onto pratt and not to howard street and getting up at the stadium. additional closures in areas surrounding those roads. 55 along the topside of the beltway. this is greenspring avenue.
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things are moving smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> mcdonald's is offering something new. fish mcbites will be available in happy meals. there will be available through march to coincide with lent. the mail comes with fish -- the meal comes with fish and fries. we have a look at new box office releases. >> been with 50 people upside down is scary to do. >> talk about the special effects for "flight."
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denzel washington -- washington is captain of the flight. >> it was weird. i wanted to get into decent shape. >> kevin james talking about " here comes the boom." he takes up case fighting for money. he might get a date with the school nurse in the process. matthew fox is dressed to kill. he placed a psychopath -- he plays a psychopath. >> ♪ life is a cabaret oh, chum ♪
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>> this won eight academy awards. it tells the story of burlesque performers under the rise of the nazi party. raphael seth, wbal-tv 11 news. >> bad news for drivers this morning. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. gas prices on the way up. $352 per gallon. rising crude oil prices is the big reason for the jump. turbo engines might not be all they are charged up today. the ford fusion is slower and less efficient than standard
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four-cylinder engines. good luck if you're trying to buy a home. almost a third of homes are going into contract in less than two weeks. potential suitors -- sellers sit it out and wait. europe's debt crisis is getting some attention amid corruption allegations. facebook working on an app that will find friends even when it is not open on somebody's hand said. that could help facebook sell ads. could also anchor some people concerned about internet privacy. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report.
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> not sure i want everybody to know where i'm going. i probably could use the app anyway. it will be a nice day for the parade. 31 at the airport. during the day today, a mixture of sun and clouds. 35 in chicago with light snow. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. we have some parade route closures starting at 10:30 this morning. commerce street south to pratt then on to power street. closures and areas around that
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around 10:30. looking good on 70 at 29. three minutes on 395 northbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> 5:23. 31 degrees. >> mounting momentum to reform the immigration system. how the president will address that later today. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. other than the super bowl victory, what was your favorite part of the ravens' 2012 season? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> receiving mounting momentum on the topic of immigration reform. >> a hearing will address the immigration system. hallie jackson has the latest. >> good morning. the discussion is moving beyond the border to the borders of texas. that is for the homeland security will be traveling. >> now is the time. >> the president is doing the same at the white house today. members of congress are meeting, too. >> we need a serious fix. >> janet napolitano will visit a
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passel, texas. -- el paso, texas. it is predicted to outpace the white population. >> this is the first time the white population has not been the largest group in california. >> the president and the group of senators have unveiled proposals which were derided as amnesty. >> we have tried this before. we gave amnesty to the 3 million people. >> better border security. that is something the president's proposal does not do. >> i believe we're at the moment where comprehensive reform is within our grasp.
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>> the president is also talking with business leaders today. >> hallie jackson, thank you. 5:27. more celebration from the super bowl champions. >> the baltimore ravens are back in town. in town.
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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. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. tuesday, february 5. >> today is national pancake
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day. you can hit a free short stack at ihop. when not grab some free pancakes for breakfast? >> some pretty nice weather for the parade. >> we will sneak into the low 40's this afternoon. we have cloud cover hanging around. there could be in leftover flurry from the clipper. a mixture of sun and clouds. a high near 41. it will stay quiet on wednesday and thursday. a storm will move up by the coast on friday. high temperatures near 39. no problems for today.
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>> kim is talking about parade closures. >> if you're not going to the parade, you probably want to avoid the downtown area. closures on commerce street and onto pratt street and howard street. those rose and some small roadways will be closed around 10:30. looking good on the major roadways. 65 on 95 at white marsh. things moving find on 83 at york road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> oh, my good ness.
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me.ll have to get more on this is one for the lifetime. >> that was george lettis. he had that once-in-a-lifetime experience on monday evening. >> he looked pretty happy. >> he was surprised it only weighed about 7 pounds. >> no wonder george could lift it. >> oh! >> a team official brought that out to reporters so they could look at it. >> fans can get their own glimpse of the trophy. sarah sampson is live at the stadium. >> good morning.
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the ravens returned about 5:00 p.m. yesterday as world champions. there was a police escort around the beltway and back to owings mills. most of the players slapped on home.aywrneride ride they were passing around the trophy. >> everybody got a picture of the trophy. we brought the trophy out. a wonderful experience. glorious day. glorious day for the ravens. >> we are starting to see some fans arrive here. they are expecting a large crowd.
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sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> all the festivities today are free. every turn of the parade can be seen right here on tv 11 as we bring you the celebration live from city hall all the way to the stadium. live coverage begins at 10:30 this morning. >> championship gear is available. everything with a super bowl champion logo including t- shirts and mugs. >> they need to celebrate. we have to keep going. >> there are 49ers fans, redskins fans, giants fans. >> more suitable gear -- more
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super bowl gear is expected to spill into stores. more information on our website. >> a forum on gun violence at the university of maryland on monday. they discussed practical solutions to keeping illegal guns off the streets. new laws to go after those who buy guns. >> mandatory minimum sentences for the illegal possession of a handgun, will try to pass in annapolis. >> maryland does not have legislation to deal with threats of mass violence.
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>> harford county school superintendent announces he will step down. he made the announcement on monday saying he will step down when his contract runs out in july. the board is set to begin its search for a new superintendent. the posted speed limit will be raised from 55 to 66 on the icc. they are confident the increased speed limit is safe. the new speed limit will be affected by the end of march. >> 5:37. the possible dangers of taking the possible dangers of taking too many calcium supplements
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>> men who take high amounts of calcium supplements are at an increased risk. >> large doses of calcium supplements. men had a higher risk of total cardiovascular death. there was no such risk with women. you could lower your risk for dementia. >> when the participants became eligible for medicare, they
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tracked the risk for dementia. those physically fit work less dementia. have to men >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> we have a problem southbound on 295 with possible lane closures. the parade will take, street down to pratt and over to howard and into the city. additional closures around the streets. parking restrictions as well. looking good east and westbound. harrisburg expressway, same story. everything is looking fine. that is the latest on traffic
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pulse 11. >> we have a cloud cover this morning. there could be a snow flurry. temperatures in the upper 20's and low 30's. a mixture of sun and clouds. the wind will pick up out of the northwest. seven-day forecast interstate little bit. >> 5:42. joe flacco had a busy monday. >> you can catch joe downtown for the victory parade. >> i'm alive at city hall where the parade will begin.
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>> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. there is word of an accident on security boulevard. that is in front of the social security administration. another crash southbound at 295 blocking the right lane. parade closures downtown. commerce street over to pratt street and on to howard street. 64 on 70 in towards the beltway. very light volume. same story on the harrisburg expressway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. some cloud cover left behind. we don't expect any trouble this morning.
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29 in parkton. the clipper did not produce much snow. a possibility of a snow flurries this morning. a mixture of sun and clouds. there will be one more clipper storm we're watching. this could produce some snow flurries tonight. a mixture of sun and clouds. chilly but not bad for this time of year. northwest wind at 10 to 15 miles per hour. dry weather wednesday and thursday. we will watch a coastal storm on friday. looks like a mix of rain or
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snow. it should be dry on saturday and sunday. ava marie will talk about the big parade. >> always exciting. we are getting ready for the victory parade. i am live that city hall. i'm here with tracy. what a big day for the city. it is going to be crowded. >> the event starts here with a kickoff. the parade will start from here. it will go from commerce to pratt street to howard streets. >> it begins at city hall. then from commerce to pratt to howard.
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parking will be difficult. >> think about public transportation, mta, light rail. you may not get out of a gr arage quickly. just be patient. >> 12:30 is the ceremony at the stadium. >> there will be lots of options. we anticipate a lot of the workers will be out here. then folks along the route and the stadium. >> very good to know. it is free to go to the stadium. we expect temperatures into the mid 30's.
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by noon, upper 40's. dress in layers. we have mostly dry weather. great weather for this big parade. ava marie, wbal-tv 11 news. >> an nfl playbook is much easier than people make it out to be. >> is it really? >> that was joe flacco with purple socks on. they were talking about how many plays joe could write down from memory. joe had a valuable monday. >> he flew to orlando to go to
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disney world. then it was up to new york for a taping with david letterman. he was asked about being a raven for life. >> i think it is possible. it comes down to how long you want to play by the end of the year career. if it comes down to that, i have to make a decision. >> you are nowhere near that point. >> then it was back to baltimore. >> a lot of people want to see him. you can see joe at the victory parade. we will have live coverage of the celebration. time to get to your answers to
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our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, other than the super bowl victory, what was your favorite memory of the ravens' 2012 season? that was my favorite, too. >> keep sending us your responses. >> keith mills has the latest from the super bowl champions. >> traffic and weather. >> we have an accident on southbound 295. the right lane of southbound 295 is blocked at 195. there are no delays leading up to that accident on 295. southbound 295 at 195. another crash at security
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boulevard. 83, we have another crash. parade closures in effect. , st. down to pratt street down merceiur streets.-- com e street. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we had a clipper storm go through last night. 33 in annapolis. we should be able to sneak into the low 40's this afternoon. typical february weather for baltimore. a mixture of sun and clouds.
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>> good morning. the ravens are back home. the parade is today. they passed around the lombardi trophy on the airplane. we had a chance to hold it and get a picture with tit. a very nice gesture. the ravens beat the 49ers. joe flacco was the mvp. this is jacoby jones. there was a three game skid in the schedule which put the playoffs in jeopardy. >> i remember a team break after the denver game.
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"we can accomplish everything we need to accomplish." that is what they did. our guys never blinked. that is something we can draw on in the future. >> john harbaugh is 9-4 in the playoffs. joe flacco is back home. was on "letterman" last night. joe receive day stingray corvette. now the fun part begins. contract negotiations with ozzie newsome. they were close before the super bowl run. >> what do you think the
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contract will look like? >> $60 million a year -- $15 million. >> thank you. >> thank you. more coverage is coming up. tell me you love me.
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