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maryland's largest casino will open. it is massive. >> wisconsin as governor wards off a recall. more and what that means for the presidential election. >> some firefighters could lose their jobs. >> another cool morning but some summerlike temperatures are around the corner. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am lisa robinson. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> it will be cool start this morning. it will be a nice beach weekend. it will warm up to where it should be this time of year by the time we get to saturday and sunday. take a light jacket with you.
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51 at the airport. that is pretty unusual for the june. we will make it up to about 74. maybe a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday. we have a 30% chance we will see some rain showers pop up. the forecast into the weekend when i come back in just a few minutes. >> good morning. we are tracking a problem at fulton avenue, some fire department activity. all lanes are closed. checking on speech centers. -- a non speed sensors -- checking on speed sensors. as you travel in westminster, route 97, word of some defect of traffic lights. be careful and treated as a stop
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sign. here's a quick live look at traffic. 83 coming down from the maryland line, we're problem free all the way down to the beltway. this is the j.f.x. at ruxton road. southbound traffic moving very well into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> after years of debate, the largest casino in maryland is hours away from opening its doors. >> jennifer franciotti is live at maryland! with a preview-- is live that maryland live! with a preview. >> we will ask the president if we can turn on the machines and see how they operate. that is coming up for you. you can see why this is being billed as the largest casino. it is huge.
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you can get a workout just walking around this place. it will be 330,000 square feet. it is opening today with 3200 slot machines which is the largest opening anywhere for slot machines in an open concealed. the casino will be offering electronic table games including blackjack, roulette, and craps. also six restaurants including a mass of buffet, is a must for any casino. the slots and casinos -- and restaurants will be available. >> will have 3200 machines that will be available. we will have five of the six restaurants operational. we will have live! market buffet, phillips seafood, noodles, bobby flay's burger palace, and in two weeks, the cheesecake factory will open.
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>> i you not be able to see it from here at the end of the open to see a part of the building. but beyond that back wall, rams haead the opening with a stage. we of the traditional video slots over here. here you'll find some of your more one arm bandit types. the highest amount you can bet is $25. there are rooms for $100 bets. for thousand jobs were created by this casino. lots of security jobs. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> i will not be in the high roller room with stan and tony. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation at arundel mills, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino?
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you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> police all looking for a suspect in a shooting in east baltimore. police responded to a call just before 1:00 this morning. the unidentified victim was shot multiple times. police seized nearly one a thousand dollars worth of cash and high-powered weapons. police arrested roger dyer during tuesday's raid on liberty road. police say it was clear this was no small-time operation. >> these and not your average hand guns. we have a tech nine. 45 semi-automatic.
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we have a variety of handguns, bulletproof vests. this is not somebody just selling on the corner. they are engaged in a high level of illegal activity. >> please credit community cooperation and a month-long operation to making this raid a success. new details on the makeshift meth lab broken up by howard county police. police were called after the guests complained of a foul odor coming from one of the rules. five suspects were taken into custody. >> it is our understanding they were in town for work. is their drug of choice and they decided to make some themselves in their hotel room. >> police recovered a handgun and heroin during the bosust. >> ears prove that john leopold
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misused his security detail. employees at properly access the history of carl snowden and thomas redmen. >> the data we of obtained not only proves that the searches were done but proves that they were done on multiple persons and proves that at least one case there were done by somebody who is not even a county police officer and would not seem to have any unlawful access to the database in the first place. >> in spokesperson declined comment. a number of firefighters face disciplinary action following comments posted on facebook. a firefighter was upset about discounts to police officers but not to firefighters. it said, "cool, thanks.
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we appreciate the support." the president of the volunteer company said the of a strict social media policies. >> we're not here to be called heroes. we're here to serve our fellow man. that is why i'm here and i can tell you that most of our members are here for that very reason. >> we're told the chief has suspended the terminations of three firefighters and demoted a fourth. in win scott walker will keep his job. more on what this could mean in november's presidential election. good morning. >> gop supporters are hoping
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that walker's win could help mitt romney. democrats are saying, not so fast. >> voters do want leaders who stand up and make the tough decisions. [cheers] >> as the governor celebrated after the recall challenge, tom barrett hoped all parties -- >> at the end of the day, do what is right for wisconsin families. that is what we want. -- that is our duty. >> the recall after he stripped many state workers of collective bargaining rights captivated voters in wisconsin, who turned out in numbers only seen in presidential elections. political analysts looking for hints of the presidential race. >> walker winning shows republicans will say they still have the momentum. this was not a fluke election.
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>> mitt romney campaigning in texas said, "i believe that in november, voters across the country would demonstrate that they want the same in washington, d.c." obama's campaign manager saying that demonstrates a steep pathway for mitt romney to recover in the state. >> that was hallie jackson live in washington. if you're not looking up yesterday, you miss an historic events. venus was passing between the earth and the sun. there were reviewing parties like this one at johns hopkins university. the next one will not be around for another 105 years. >> i plan on being around.
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>> i will be in a chair, too. >> 6:09. an investor on facebook finds a way to improve the site. >> jury selection continues in the trial of jerry sandusky. >> q. what to break up the hiking boots this weekend -- may want to break out the hiking boots this weekend. will explain why -- we will explain why. >> we will update you onpd
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>> welcome back. 6:14. 59 degrees at the maryland science center. it is even cooler in the northern suburbs. the coastal areas of anne arundel, and baltimore counties, the high tides will come and maybe one or two feet above average. there could be some minor trouble if you're watching us on the coast. 51 degrees at the airport. 53 in rising sun. maybe a light jacket indoors
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today. a system is passing by through the central part of virginia. some showers could catch up to us in some neighborhoods. we have a 30% chance for some showers but most of the one not see any rain. we had a beautiful sunrise earlier this morning. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance of 48 rain shower. high temperatures between 71 and 76. the seven-day forecast going into the weekend. 77 tomorrow with a slight chance for a shower. it should be a good beach weekend. 80 degrees on friday. 84 on saturday. mid to upper 80's on sunday, perhaps up to 90 on monday. 6:15. >> if you problems we are tracking. we start in this city along fulton avenue.
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the risk of fire department activity. 53 on the west side outer loop. looking good on the north side, a 56 over towards the harrisburg expressway. 57 on southbound 95 at the fort mchenry. route 97 in westminster, traffic lights on flash. here's a quick live look at traffic. 83 a padonia road, southbound traffic is building just a bit. no delays to report on the j.f.x.. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. jury selection will continue today in the sex abuse trial of jerry sandusky. so for nine jurors have been seated. both sides thought it might take weeks to seat a jury.
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a hearing will be held at fort meade in the court-martial of bradley manning. he released sensitive documents to wikileaks. he is is expected of leaking video of an attack that included civilians. a hostage crisis is brought under control. as many as 60 inmates led an uprising. this began at tuesday night. a guard was helping a nurse pass out medication when inmates attacked the guard. the guard was rescued after 100 police officers stormed the room. >> and airbag problems leads to a recall involving nearly 73,000
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kia cars. nsor can fail detect if a child is sitting in the passenger seat. i you looking for something to do this weekend? america's national parks are waving all fees this weekend. free admission all day long. it is national get outdoors people to getage outside and enjoy nature. facebook shares continued to plunge. an early investor sees room for improvement on the site. you can share your response on
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red box on the cheap. now cheap-quality coffee from kiosks. the company will rollout machines that will grind and brew coffee starting at a dollar a cup. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:20. the orioles and red sox and head into extra innings. keith mills will have highlights. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation at arundel mills, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. #f#f#f#f#f#ff
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's see what is going on. a few things to get to. there is an accident coming into us on route 3. at-street in the city, a new crash being reported. watch for continued closures because of fire department activity. so far so good on the north and
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west side. building on the west side outer loop past liberty. watch for traffic lights on flash. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is the key bridge. looking good at the moment. no problems as we switched to the tydings memorial bridge. you can see construction southbound in place taking up the right lane. everything looking good northbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> that was a cool shot. nice. it is a nice start. 51 at the airport. 50 in westminster. the forecast for today -- a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for eight rain shower. high temperature, 74 degrees. we have a nice warmup in the seven-day forecast. here is the man with the good news this morning. here is keith mills. >> good news for the orioles.
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it may not have been exactly try it up -- draw it up. the orioles beat the red sox. it was adam jones once again who got it started. third inning, that scores endy chavez. 1-0. the start of a wild night. adam jones runs it down. this is the red sox their first lead of the night. it was a crazy last couple of innings. steve pearce just picked up this weekend. adam scores. jim johnson 17 for 17 in save situations until last night. jarrod saltalamacchia ties the
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game. the orioles take the lead in the 10th. this is what ronny paulino dies. 8-6, the orioles beat the red sox. the celtics are headed back to boston with a chance to eliminate the miami heat. chris bosh back. miami was out quick. the heat up 13. the celtics keep on coming. inside for the dunk. 42-40 miami. a wild fourth quarter. now it goes then -- some how it goes in. watch rondo tip it out.
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a huge 3-pointer. face.ierce in lebron's the belmont stakes is on saturday. gerry sandusky heading up tomorrow. should be a good weekend. >> 6:27. a harsh lesson is being corrected in maryland. >> maryland's largest casino opens today but it is not about the gambling. for some it is about the food. will have an interview with the executive chef of maryland live! straight ahead. >> what is cooking for this weekend's honfest when we continue. when it comes to gardening, we're, well, inexperienced.
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for big beautiful plants that grow up to three times the flowers and vegetables. guaranteed. we were so bad at this before. particularly you. [ laughs ] everyone grows with miracle-gro. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am lisa robinson. another chilly morning. >> this weekend will feel like summer. there is a chill in the air. upper 40's by the pennsylvania line. the abyss and chance for a couple of rain showers. most of the one not see any rain -- there's a chance for a
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couple of rain showers this afternoon pickwick good news for gamblers. we're hours away from the maryland live! casino at arundel mills. >> jennifer franciotti will give us a sneak peek. do you have those nickels i left for you? >> i have them. they can not to run machines for less. they will not open tonight until 7:00 p.m. for a vip party. people love to come to casinos for the food. joining us is the executive chef. good morning. you are in charge of every operation. >> i am responsible for the entire operation. >> what can we expect?
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>> there will be eight spectacular party at 7:00 p.m. for our invited guests. of partner with the phillips company -- we have partnered with the phillips seafood company. >> crab bdip. >> tomorrow is the big day. we will have three restaurants opening tomorrow. palaurger palace.r we have some hispanic food, an american grill. there will be a flavor of maryland. oks. -- i army of cok
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have an army of cooks. >> how about desserts? desserts flanked by salad. rob roblin work his way through your buffet? >> i dare him. >> rob has been dared. >> thank you. controversy over expanding gambling in the state continues. advocates for a sixth gambling site submitted their application. maryland live! is urging the panel to slow things down. >> it sends a terrible message to the lending community inside the state and nationally, that the state of maryland is not a reliable partner for investing.
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>> the of lottery commission says thetwo casinos took in $14.5 million last month. >> the investigation continues into a stabbing in anne arundel county. happened on tuesday morning in halethorpe. this is a look at the scene. the female victim was taken to the hospital. no word on their condition. maryland first responders have a new tool in their arsenal. the governor place to first call to maryland's first system on tuesday. >> the commission that studied the events of 9-eleven identify the number one issue that needed to be corrected. >> first phase is sent along the
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95 corridor and allows three state police to communicate with the airport and the bay bridge. the entire statewide system is expected to be completed by 2016. >> break out the hair spray. this weekend is the baltimore honfest. the celebration will take place in hamden with lots of food and entertainment and baltimore's best time pageant -- best hon pageant. >> every year there's somebody with an endearing quality. >> for more information on this year's honfest, you can find a link on our website, >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> time to take a look at your
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morning commute. here's what is happening. northbound route 3, we have an accident in the gambrills region. of the one at edison highway in the city. some fire department activity shutting down fallston avenue near ramsey street. a little bit of a delay on the bottom of the j.f.x. southbound into town. a slow go on the west side as a volume continues to build at liberty. watch for delays because of defective traffic lights in the westminster traffic region. this is west side building in volume from liberty down towards edmondson. 95 at the tydings memorial bridge. no sign of delays. the right lane is taken out southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. overv to you. >> it is a little cool.
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you might want to take a light jacket. 51 at the airport. we could see a light rain showers pop up this afternoon. high temperature of 74. 77 tomorrow. mid to upper 80's on saturday and sunday. good beach weather if you have plans to go down to the ocean. more about the weekend in just a few minutes. >> thank you. 6:37. 53 degrees on tv hill. what goes up must come down, but not necessarily at the same speed. ♪
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to greenville-spartanburg and charleston. book all of our destinations online only at >> maybe as a child you took part in 83-way race -- in a three-legged race. the get together for their record-breaking feat. codede's legs were color- and a false signals from a person waving a flag. : a race might be a stretch because it was extremely slow going. had to cross the finish line
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together. are they even moving? nobody falling at any point in the attempt. that is like watching paint dry. >> we will bring the conclusion of this race in about six months so stay tuned. it took a wretched daredevils six days to scale 25,000 feet up a summit and took about 90 seconds to get down. tells the world record for the highest base jump ever recorded after jumping from this peak in may a suit. he roared down the mountainside before deploying his parachute. tickets crew three days to give back to the base camp -- it took his crew of three days to get back to the best camp. their egos.
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those are pretty cool -- there he goes. >> still ahead, a look at this morning's top stories. take a flying jump. >> let's leave it right there. >> we will talk about a few problems, coming up. >> you guys are not here when i do that. things are a local this morning. live shot from ocean city, the boardwalk. we will show you the seven forecast in just a few minutes. 51 a
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. police all looking for a suspect in the shooting in east baltimore. authorities responded to a call just before 1:00 this morning. the unidentified victim was shot multiple times. a drug raid in northwest baltimore. nearly $1,000 worth of cash and some high-powered weapons. roger dyer was arrested during
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the raid. police say it was clear this was no small-time operation. they credit a month-long operation to making this raid a success. the aclu is proof that john leopold ms. use his security detail to collect information for a so-called enemies lists. state employees' access be criminal history of carl snowden and thomas redmen. 11 news reached out to the officers for reaction to the findings but a spokesperson declined to comment. >> scott walker is still wisconsin's governor this morning after a recall vote left him fighting for his job. tracie potts explains how wisconsin may shed light on who the voters may
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choose in november. scott >> walker becomes the first governor in history to survive a recall. >> tonight we tell people all across the globe that voters are really do want leaders who stand up and make the tough decisions. >> it was a smack in the face to tom barrett, who has now lost to walker twice. >> at the end of the day, we can do what is right for wisconsin families. >> mitt romney call this a rejection of liberal ideas. president obama led the exit polls by seven points. >> it will tell us whether wisconsin is a rebound for republicans. >> president obama will do a
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better job of helping the middle-class. or it should extend the bush tax cuts and it would be issued next year. >> the real issue is whether the price the republican house will put on the extension is the permanent extension of the tax cuts, which think is an error. >> 2/3 of wisconsin's voters said their personal finances are better than they were a year ago. from washington, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a couple of accidents on the north side. one near the j.f.x. and another near bel air road. was for delays. but the net delays around-street and edison highway.
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we have an accident. there is a fire department activity. a problem on northbound route 3, watch for an accident in gambrills. this is security. outer loop traffic is very slow from 75 down towards edmondson. this is 95 out of the white marsh region. southbound traffic looking pretty good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. a quiet start weather-wise. a couple of things to mention. a coastal flood advisory for anne arundel and harford counties. you guys may see the water come in a foot or two above average during high tide. it will not be big problem. temperature-wise, low 50's. 51 at the airport and an
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parkton. 53 in rising sun. there's a system passing south of us through the central part of virginia. most of that will stay south of us. we have some high, thin cloud cover in our area. we have a 30% chance for a rain shower this afternoon. the answer is kind of a unstable. most of you will not see any rain. otherwise, a mixture of sun and clouds. the average high is 81. if you take the boat out, wave heights a foot or less. here's the set up as we move into the weekend. the jet stream will shift back up to the north. the warm air in the midwest will get a chance to visit baltimore. temperatures were climbing into
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the mid to upper 80's. today and tomorrow, unseasonably cool. 50's on thursday morning. a slight chance for a rain shower. we will turn up the heat saturday and sunday. mid to upper 80's and maybe close to 90 of monday of next week. >> last time now for a last look at one of our big stories. the grand opening of the biggest casino in the state of maryland. jennifer franciotti joins us live from arundel mills with a preview of maryland live! >> it is beautiful. we're hanging out at the blackjack table. >> i'm extremely excited. welcome to maryland live!
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>> just about everything is up and running today. >> the grand opening to the public will be at 10:00 p.m. i think the public will be as excited as i am as they see what a top class facility this is. >> the role be an armed -- there will be an arm will be dealing the cards. have a real dice -- we have a real pldice. >> this is an operating casino. >> they are will cards and dice -- they are real cards and dice. 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. on weekdays. >> you can come in right from the mall.
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>> lot of similarities between those customers. >> tell us about face two. >> ram's head. >> stan, we need to get you down. >> i would like to break in a one-arm. >> just take pennies. >> coming up, some of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic togetherfi
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>> time to get to your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation at arundel mills, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino? >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, >> all right. >> kind of busy out there. have an accident on southbound 95 at 395. possible crashed near the j.f.x.
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northbound route 3, be careful of an accident clearing. a quick live look at traffic. inner loop and bel air road, causing some delays. you can see the impact is having. >> it will warm up by the time to get to the weekend. we're in the 50's this weekend. a slight chance for rain shower. mid to upper 80's of this weekend with humidity. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.
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