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o'malley just announced his goals late last week for a special session to begin this thursday.saying he wants lawmakers to expand gambling to "live" table games... like black-jack and poker. poker."casino special interests and maryland legislators are trying to pull a fast one.""we get a tax hike while casino owners get a bailo" bailout."this commercial... sponsored by the taxpayers protection alliance... urges maryland lawmakers to stay home during this second special session...to expand gambling.and while some lawmakers are boycotting... others say they want to be there to read the fine print. reilly) "taxpayers have currently bonded and are paying for those machines? how does that interact in the future, there are a lot of unanswered questions." questions."the bill... also calls for building another casino... at the national harbor... in prince george's county. the governor says it'll bring in 100- million-dollars in revenue... and thousands of jobs. lawmakers must act by august 20th though... to have the
issue of expanded gambling placed on the ballot this fall. we're told lawmakers will also debate legislation surrounding that recent court decision on the liability from pit bulls. i'm megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. police need your help, this morning... finding the person who fatally stabbed another man in northwest baltimore last month. it happened back on july 23rd... just before 5 o'clock in the evening.the victim was talking to three men near a 7- eleven store on reisterstown road and west belvedere avenue when he was stabbed in the chest by one of the suspects. the victim then walked into the street where he was hit by a car. he was found by police and taken to a nearby hospital. the victim died earlier this month. anyone with information should call police. prince george's county police arrest 18- year- old melvyn watson junior and dikembe david-brandon after police say the men fired several gunshots into a crowd of people sunday morning.it happened while policeewere attempting to break apart a group of 2-
hundred people at the mcdonald's on baltimore avenue near berwyn park road in college park.both have been charded with possession of a handgun and reckless enganderment. the man who abducted cal ripken's mother is still on the loose....but hopefully not for long.áamerica's most wantedá has joined in the fight to find the suspect. a profile picture of the suspect is now on a-m-w's website. cal ripken has also purchased billboards with a sketch of the kidnapper's face that tower over highways across maryland. ipken spoke publicly about the incident and said the moment he found out his mother had been kidnapped...he got in his car...drove around and looked for her. "it was the worst feeling you could imagine it was about nine o'clock at night my sister called me that a woman was tied up in the back seat of the car and um they wanted
to know if we knew where mom was." we've posted cal's entire appeal for justice on our website fox baltimore dot com. to hear his entire interview, just head to our website and click on the raw news section. the son of philadelphia eagles head coach andy reiddhas died. died.garrett reid was found dead sunday in his room at the eagles training camp at lehigh universityteam officials say he was a guest of his father and was assisting eagles staff at the training camp.police say there are no signs of suspicious activity and are investigating why the 29 year old died. a roman catholic priest leads parishioners on a 100-mile walk from hancock, maryland to baltimore... to protest the president's health care plan. protesters departed from saint peter's catholic church last sunday... and ended at the baltimore basilica. protesters say they disagree with the obama administration policy... requiring health insurance plans to cover contraception. religious
leaders say no one should be forced to violate any of their religious beliefs. "for all americans to express our faith or people of no faith that they don't deserve government under health care packages that include sterilization or contraception's so we're marching for everybody." everybody."walkers called the march a "pilgrimage of religious freedom." at the same time the unemployment rate is ticking up to 8.3 percent... one profession continues to need tens of thousands of new employees. why isn't there more interest? interest? joel d. smith is live in dundalk to show us himself why truck driving might be the job of the future. good morning joel d. 3
3 why use a knife... when you can use playing cards? cards?that's exactly what one man from china asks.he hopes his unique skill... will land him in the guiness book of world records.the 48-year-old has been training for 10 years... slicing things like watermelon and cucumbers... by throwing cards at them.his current best performance is to cut a row of 12 cucumbers in 47-point-2 seconds. his goal?... to cut 18 cucumbers in 60 seconds.
into cheers as the s-u-v sized spacecraft made it through the "seven minutes of terror"and now images from the martian planet come in as the rover travels over the martian terrain. president barack obama says nasa's successful mission to put a robotic rover on mars is an "unprecedented feat of technology." ((2-shot toss to weather))
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-- when she tried to enlist in the national guard and was rejected -- told she was too fat. "i'm totally happy they didn't let in at 220 pounds. i think i probably woulddhave died out there." according to a report releasing later this month from a group called "mission readiness", 25% of all potential recruits are turned away -- because of their weight. (nats) the problem is potentially so serious commanders of all ranks who spearheaded the study describe it as a potential threat to national security. "the statistic that blows me away on that is 1 in 4 americans is too obese, young americans is too obese to join the military." rear admiral jamie barnett and more than a hundred retired generals and admirals warned of the problem two years ago. in a new, follow-up report, "still too fat to fight" -- they contend the military is working harder than ever to find eligible recruits. "more and more we're seeing that those folks showing up at the recruiting centers are not
really fit to come into the military." hundreds of recruits wind up discharged early-- because of weight- related issues. "recruits who have not done as well, who have been over-weight, don't do as well in boot camp and are more likely to not complete their first term of enlistment." the cost? some 60- million dollars a year invested and lost in recruits, and finding replacements. military leaders say the problem is reversible. they're now targeting school lunch programs and vending machines -- pointing to the success of new york city schools in regulating unhealthy food and lowering average student weight. as for mercedes lipscomb -- she reapplied to the national guard after dropping nearly eighty pounds. "if you're sent into a combat zone you want to be in shape. you want to be able to maneuver, you want to be able to protect yourself and protect your fellow soldiers. if you're overweight, how are you going to run? how are you going to get away?" the study hopes to target young
generations so when the time comes -- they'll be combat ready. the nation's leaders, hoping to stem the child obesity crisis -- so it doesn't become what they believe could be a "national security crisis." deborah feyerick, cnn, new york. -----end-----cnn.script----- the orioles and rays don't score any runs after 9 innings.. innings...the unlikely hero in st. petersburg... next in sports. ((break 3)) what do you think of this one? really? what's this? this is a rose i made from a turnip. let's try together. perfect. two worlds that fit in one kitchen. come in today and save up to 20% on a kitchen from ikea.
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