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firefighters... city leaders hope... will save money in long run.... / / the three year deal... was approved today... / and... includes... increased pay and hours.... the... new agreement will cut back on overtime... and... bump up... firefighters pay... twelve percent over three years... / . firefighters will also have to work... more hours per week. ... / / the mayor says... the deal... will also allow the city... to cut roughly two hundred jobs through attrition. 06:48:34 "the goal is to make sure we reached a compromise to save money. to make sure we racha compromise to save money and preserve jobs." compromise to save money and preserve jobs." next for t mayor... is negotiating new
contract with city police a baby is delivered on the side of highway. and a howard county 9-1-1 dispatcher helped talk the father through the roadside birth. dispatcher meghan blizard has been a dispatcher for about 4 years... .....but early yesterday morning.. she received a call.. like no other. a man had stopped along eastbound route 100 near i-95.. because his wife was giving birth before they could make it to the hospital and he called 9-1-1. (nats up full: "awww, awww, aww... his head is out." (blizard) "i was excited caust it's not soething you get to experiece everyday. i think secretly in back of our heads, anytime we have a maternity, you're like, you kinda want them to thru it with you over the phone to have that experience ." mother , baby and father are all reported to be doing well at anne arundel medical center. the city is giving a major coporation more time to create jobs. that's what the city's board of
estimates approved today for banking giant morgan stanely. the firm agreed to create 15- hundred jobs in exchange for three million dollar loan that would be partially forgiven if the goals were met. turns out they've fallen short... creating 850- jobs thus far. the mayor says today she is pleased with the bank's progress. 0 7:04:10 "you forget, we had to keep morgan stanely, it was a tought competition in 2000 between baltimore and pittsburgh, andyou know how i feel about pittsburgh." the new agreement gives morgan stanley two more years to meet the goal of 1500 jobs. this year's edition of the maryland state fair kicks off on friday and preperations are well underway. photojournalist dave larson went along with an inspector today who explained how he's making sure all the rides on the midway will be fun and safe. you can see
what's new at the 132nd state fair. our "fun at the fair" special will air on the c-w baltimore on friday. it starts at seven p-m. and get all the information on this year's fair on our website. you can see stories we've done... and get links to the fair... concerts... and the schedule for all 11-days by going to foxbaltimore dot com. click on "fun at
residents... to the houston area.../ but ...they'll split... their time... between texas... and space. here... are... nasa's... 8- new astronauts.... / with... the shuttle program retired... no one... really knows... where... space exploration is headed... / but... they'll... begin two year's of training... that includes to the.. international space station.../ which they'll... reach... aboard russian soyuz rockets... / the new
astraoauts... spent... much of the presentation... answering all sorts of questions. 111-126 "really the minimum criteria are that you have a bach degree in a hard science and then 3 years of exp beyond that. 25:50 we don't need to run a mile in less than 6 minutes or anything like that but of course there are strict criteria in terms of overall good health." 51-100 bolden says: "they all know they'll get an opportunity to fly on station. some of them will prob get an opportunity to participate an asteroid mission. they definitely will form the plans that will take us on to mars." 50- percent of the new astronauts are women... for the first time ever. according to a new report... the national security agency has built a network that can access as much as 75 - percent of all u-s web traffic the wall street journal reported that the agency sometimes retains the content of e- mails between united states citizens and filters some domestic phone calls that use internet connections. the nsa has legal authority... working through wireless and other phone companies... to
kidnapped a 16- year-old girl.. after police say he killed her mother and brother, ethan... now wants a d- n-a test to determine if james dimaggio is the father of both children. dimaggio left thousands of dollars from a life insurance to hannah's grandmother. his sister says.. they don't want to contest the policy.. but just want to know if he's the father
of hannah and ethan. "there's been a lot of rumors about whether or not jim might be the father of either or both children. we find it strange that he's left all this money without any explanation." dimaggio was killed in a shootout with federal authorities earlier this month. the... italian ship... that ran aground early last year... will finally be turned... upright, next month. this is... the... costa concordia... . currently laying... in the ocean... / it's ...taken months of preparation... to raise it./.. but removing it... from the sea... competely... isn't expected... until sometime... in 2014.... / 32 people died... when the ship capsized.../. the trial... for the captain... is scheduled to continue next month, as well. toss to tony pagnotti - backyard bbq
through an easy walk-through practice today, completing preparations for thuirsday night's pre-season matchup with the carolina panthers.. but the real action in owings mills was going on off the field... late this afternoon, ozzie newsome traded receiver david reed to the indianapolis colts in exchange for running back delone carter.. the ravens fifth round pick in the 2010 draft, reed showed signs of brilliance, like when he was named special teams player of the week in 2010, but
he's also battled injuries throught his timehere..in fact, last season, he caught only 5 passes for 66 yards...carter is a bowling ball.5-9 232 pounds .and should be used as a short yardage guy and on special teams. as the days start to dwindle, the orioles are stuggling...and at the worst possible time.. with just 37 games left to play, they are heading in the wrong direction in the standings last night's loss to tampa bay was their 6th in the last 8 games...and their second straight to the rays, who have been getting crucial road victories to inch their way up the standings.. the orioles, on the other hand, are inching their way down.. by three-tenths of a percentage point, the rays have taken over first place in the al east from the red sox...the orioles have fallen 5 and a half back in the division and also in the wild card race.. and what's worse, they're only a game ahead of the yankees for 4th place.. the birds hope wei-yin chen can turn it around tonight.. we'll see.. ravens, orioles- jays..and towson tiger football.. coming up
pennsylvania man... wins the funeral of his dreams... / thanks to the help... of a minor league baseball team. the ironpigs held a contest... asking people to describe the perfect funeral in less than 2- hundred words. perfect funeral in less than 2- hundred words. steve paul.... who was recently diagnosed with lou gehrig's disease... won the contest. he described his perfect funeral as a close-knit affair with relatives and friends... laughing and telling stories about the past. 1:20 s. paul says: "hopefully i won't have to use this gift for a number of years. but i know, whenever it happens, it will be too soon for me." the team says this contest with a ten thousand dollar prize is meant to help celebrate life... not glamorize death. that's all for
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everybody's here trying to win theyself a lot of cash and the possibility--and we do give them away on this show-- driving out of here in a brand-new car. let's go. give me tommy, give me serena. guys, here we go. top 7 answers are on the board. name something you might have to jiggle to get it working. tommy. >> a key. steve: a key. pass or play? >> we'd like to play. steve: they're gonna play. >> all right. steve: christine, are you married? >> i am. i'm a newlywed, actually, of a year, so-- steve: really? is your husband here? >> he is. my wonderful husband is here. steve: is he right there? >> there he is. i love you. steve: yeah, i know you do. watch yourself, partner. well, that's good.
hey, congratulations. all right, christine, name something you might have to jiggle to get it working. >> how about a toilet seat? a toilet handle. steve: the toilet. >> great job. steve: hi, kim. how you doing? >> good. how are you doing? steve: what do you do? >> i'm a registered nurse. i work for home healthcare at wellstar health system. i'm also a happily married mother of 4, and i still want to have more kids. steve: do you? >> yes. steve: wow. >> yeah. i mean, i know they're spread out, but i don't know. i just love babies. i work with babies, too, so i'm just, like, a baby person, i guess. steve: you know, to each his own. i think it's great. if you love motherhood that much, go ahead and do it. you're obviously a good mother. >> she is. steve: let's go. name something you might have to jiggle to get it working. >> a faucet handle. steve: faucet. katie? >> yes. steve: hi, katie. what do you do, darling?
>> well, most importantly, i'm a wife and a mother of a little baby boy, 16 months old, and i'm an elementary school teacher. steve: oh, yeah. what grade? >> second grade. steve: wow. ooh. >> i love second graders. steve: why? >> i just think--they're still at that age where they're lovable, but they actually want to be in your classroom and learn, so-- steve: oh, ok. >> yes. steve: you ready to play? >> i am ready. steve: name something you might have to jiggle to get it working. >> what about a doorknob? jiggle a doorknob. steve: a doorknob. colleen. >> yes. hi, steve. steve: how are you? what do you do? >> i'm great. i am actually also a registered nurse like my sister kim. i work in-- i've worked in the icu for almost 2 years now, so it's pretty high stress. steve: what hospital? >> kennestone hospital marietta. steve: ok. good. all right, you ready to go? >> i'm ready. steve: you got to be careful now. you got 2 strikes. the brown family can steal. name something you might have to jiggle to get it working. >> how about a flashlight? steve: a flashlight.