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it's going to be yet another beautiful night down at the ballpark with another 40,000 plus expected fans. the weather is perfect. hopefully the o. s can send the fans home happy. will it stay that way. we will check in with mike to see if he can send us in to the weekend with a biging on smile. >> we are going to deal with a beautiful night for the gail. one storm that bubbled up over harford. another cluster hagerstown. i don't anticipate this moving in to the city limits. there is a line, a prefrontal line of storms moving through ohio. this stats to break up. this brings the chance of weather, isolated tornado by tomorrow. we will break out the details and give you a timeline coming up in labor day. the roar of the crowds
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after jones's home run is ringing in ear's. fans are hunting for ticket. fans back down to camden yards. brian kuebler, one of the biggest baseball fans is live right now and has everyone smiling. >> reporter: everybody is smiling ear to ear. for a good chunk of downtown, as go the o's goes their businesses. this is about the economics of the heart as well. it's long been argued in this charming city of ours, is baltimore is football town, or a baseball town. certainly in the last 15 years, if you made the latter argument it echoed against an empty seating bowl at camden yards. if history is any indication,
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indication -- the pillars of one of major league baseballs' storied franchises revealed themselves in bronze this season, the past seemingly on parallel course with today's player whose like a character in a shake conspiracy tragedy are in the throws of seeking a classic literary redemption. >> the best feeling that i have ever had. the fact that like the o. s are within this close of reaching wild card, winning the pennant, whatever, i've never had a feeling like this, i love this
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so much. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of fans have been locked in what by anymore was abusive relationship for 15 years. now, only in september, are they willing to consider forgiveness. this team is doing what every baseball mind said they would never do. that finally has camden yards rocking like it's 1997. >> if we can return to some of those times it makes a difference were to the tunes of millions of dollars. andy runs the sage policy group, an economic consulting group, this orioles resurgence is not just a feel good story, it's a important economic one. >> it is possible, if you do that, it means a lot of economic impact. several hundred thousand million dollars of economic impact. remember if the orioleses are good, they get on tv more , the
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city gets exposure, national tv and that's very positive as well and it's hard to calculate the marketing impact but it's significant. >> with 81 home games a year for a competitive team, add any sort of playoff run anthe o. s can become the most powerful bang for this city's buck. all that is predicated on this. and the economic of the heart are a far more complicated equation. this crowd on this night just maybe where it starts, where baltimore buys in where they forgive, forget and fall in love all over again. this is september, and just four days before the ravens open their season, baltimore is once again, a baseball town.
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its not always about the bottom line, a competitive team with lift the mood of an entire city. we saw a lot of that last night and the hope is, we will see more of it tonight throughout the weekend, and the rest of the season. brian kuebler, abc2 news. right now, tickets are just disappearing fast. not just the remaining games against the yankees, but for all the remaining home games, constant stream of fans lined up up this afternoon. saturday is already being called a sellout. playoff tickets are available for season ticketholders depending on your plan, you are guaranteed the right to buy a ticket to each post season series, the o's will allow season plan holiers to buy more, in two weeks the tickets will go on sale to the general public. there are plenty of great events and give aways at camden yards, tonight is student
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night. if there are upper reserve seats left, 6 bucks for a sunt with a valid id. there is a lunch bag. first 15,000 fans can grab one of those, sunday donate your used baseball and softball gear. next thursday, those are giving away buckle up t-shirts to fans, 15 and over. we want to see your orioles pride. send us pictures to pics at we have blogs about what the post season has been like as fan. check out the tab under the sports section. what colors did you wear to work after last night's big win? you would expect to see the town painted in orange. stephanie rawlings blake declared today orange friday. it's friday in the fall and
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those are normally reserved for the ravens in the purple. the caravan hit the road today. mothers down in federal hill. it's to get the city pumped up for the big monday night football game. >> it going to be crazy. the fans are up on their feet the entire time and cheering as loud as they can throughout the whole game. i can't wait for the experience and i'm looking forward to monday night. >> the party goes until 11:00, monday night's kickoff is at 7:00 at mt bank stadium the vens will have a tribute. today david model spoke for the first time since his father died. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with now
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players, the head coach, the owner, that i think easily rifles my father receiving the super bowl trophy in 2000. it was one of the most special moments of my life that i will never forget. >> art and pat were involved in the community. they donated millions of dollars to charities including hopkins hospital, krieger and reseed school. tomorrow, you can pay your respects to art and his family, they along with the ravens will host a silent tribute at mt bank stadium. his casket will be placed on the field along with the lombardi trophy he received for reaching super bowl 25. it goes until 1:00. pack in lots b and c and enter through gate a of the stadium. wear your purple. the service will be held tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the hebrew family is asking
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contributions be made to the seed school. map accused of a dead deadly hi and run opted to take a plea deal. which hejoce sterman spoke with the parents of the victim. >> his mom and dad are relieved they won't have to live through a trial and ride the emotions that come with it. a plea deal crapt bring back they boy or come close to healing the hole his loss left in their hearts. for the first time since the hit and run accident, his parents got to see the man who is behind the wheel. >> i was shaking the entire time he was in the courtroom. >> reporter: 30-year-old was in caught for a motions hearing but opted to take a plea deal, agreeing to plead guilty to manslaughter and leaving the
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scene of an accident involving a death. >> death. >> it's a relief to us. >> reporter: members of a family struggling to deal with the huge loss. the 22 year old matthew was killed memorial day weekend. the man that killed him will sef time for taking the boy they loved. an idea that brought fa cheeny to tears. his dad took the season tickets to matthew's grave and created a banner honoring his son's contagious smile, that will hang at mt bank stadium when the ravens play. >> there is a purple sign with go letters that say cheese,
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make sure that -- he is going to be there at every game. >> both of his parents will have to give impact statements at the sentencing, that's not been scheduled. we will hear from his mother and get her reaction tonight on abc2 news at 11:00. 57 years behind bars, that's what a county man faces after armored car robberies. howard and others robbed five of the trucks in howard and montgomery counties over the course of two years. when police arrested howard two years ago he had $2000 worth of 20s rolled up in his groin area and led authorities to a golf course where he bury 10d thousand dollars. her life was cut short. how yeardly love high school alma mater plans to honor her this weekend. [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001.
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police from all over the area created a line from north baltimore to annapolis, came to remember tailor, he died last week, he was recovering from injuries he received in a car crash in february. for 17 years he worked on the streets of baltimore city. >> it's absolutely true that you can say baltimore is a safer city because of his work. i think he is a testament and example of what it takes to have a dedicated long career.
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17 years doing the difficult assignments , the example of commitment. >> officer tailor leaves behind the wife and two small children, 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old daughter. this is the first loss for the city police department this year. this sunday, noter dam prep will dedicate the turf field built in honor of yeardly love. she was standout athlete playing field hockey and lacrosse. the ceremony begins at 5:00. tonight last year more than 50 million americans didn't have money to put food on the table. children in 4 million households suffered from food insecurity in 2011. families could not provide them with adequate nutritious food. women living alone, african american households and near poor were affected the most. holiday shopping season is
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just around the conner. the battle for the best tablet is heating up. john matarese looks at the kindle fire hd and stacks it up against the ipad so you don't waste your money. >> the tablet wars are on. amazon has kicked off the holiday shopping season with the new kindle fire hd. critics are asking is it enough to light a fire and seriously challenge the ipad? amazon ceo rolled out kindsels including :,basic model called the paper white and kindel fire hd designed to be a serious ipad challenger. you have a choice of a 7-inch fire hd at $199 or an 8.9-inch version for $299. that's almost the same size as an ipad. featuring hi-def video plus, a front facing camera, for video
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chatting. amazon hopes the fire hd will take a bite out of ipad sales because it's half the price. the critics say if apple releases an ipad mini in the coming days at 250 dls, all bets are off, and the low price advantage maybe short lived. humid afternoon and warm, take a look from the robert e coleman elementary. mixture of sunshine and clouds. baltimore county, city in to the 80s. look at chesapeake beach, boats and a chop with the southerly wind developing this afternoon. a brilliant sky overhead. here is the shot, little after 6:00, looking beautiful there, reporting 86 degrees, southeast
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wind at about 6. the story is the dew points running chose to 70 degrees. it's muggy. 86 in town. 90 frederick. dew point values upper 60s to around 72, the humid feel will continue through the overnight. indices, talking heat indices in to the 90s to close to 100 degrees. few clouds out there, see a few of the storms bubbling up. another storm over frederick county, that's going to pass off towards the south. hour by hour, keeping us dry through the night. 74 around 11:00. starting saturday at 70, in to the 80s by tomorrow afternoon. storms will start to kick in a little after the lunchtime hour of our western communities in to the city. right now, one storm towards the east of hagerstown, 70 corridor. a lone shower over union bridge, south of tawny town. we are starting to see storms developing, one over youngs town. we are watching this storm
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system towards the west, vigorous storms, tornado warnings earlier over southern illinois. this comes at us by tomorrow afternoon. a cold front, interacting with the humidity on top of us, that's what is going to trigger showers and storms tomorrow afternoon. the difference between regular thunderstorms and these storms, these could pack the punch. high winds, hail and lightning and isolated tornado. this is extreme northern maryland. we will see if this gets expanded. everyone is fair game for a storm in to tomorrow. we will start out tomorrow at 70. in to the 80s tomorrow with the humidity. here comes the line of powerful storms starting frederick, around 5:00, 6:00, moving in to baltimore city, through the course of the evening and shifting over the eastern shore in to tomorrow night. look at temperatures in the wake. 70s, low humidity. it's going to feel good as we head towards the tail end of the weekend. 66 for the overnight.
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partly cloudy, muggy, tomorrow afternoon, same deal, muggy with sunshine. 86 around the lunchtime how. the strong storms will develop again k coming in from the west, over central maryland, after 2:00 k the evening house, from city points towards the south and to the east. clears out by sunday 76. 78 monday. low humidity, blend of sunshine and clouds. nice as we head in to much of next week. we will be in to the 70s to around 80 imprese. should be around 80. today 88 degrees. i think the storms will arrive right when the first pitch is. >> maybe the yankees will still lose anyway. hope any they be able to get the dragon boat races in at the inner harbor before the
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coming up, all new at 11:00, how about them o's. can the orioles pull off a win against the evil empire , the yankees. how the game is now a tradition for folks. who is stealing financial support from the presidential candidates this election season. you might be surprised thousand break down shakes out. join us at 11:00, and a big look at the weather as well. >> a brand new model to give us an idea what is going to go down for saturday. we are anticipating big storms. few storms south of tawny town. as we wide p out the shot, it's a line of nasty storms that are going the move in. we will talk abouthat during the 11edition of abc 2 news. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel...
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