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coping with asthma isn't controlling it. test your level of control at asthma.com, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma. 6 o'clock on wednesday, october 2nd. a nice start to your morning. i'm jessica kartalija in for don today. wjz has weather and traffic together. sharon we'll get right to you. first to chelsea in for marty. >> thanks. good morning. we have a couple spots with
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patchy fog on the eastern shore, including easton. temperatures in central maryland around 62 degrees. the 50s in western maryland. 54 in cumberland, 58 degrees in hagerstown. this is what you can expect for today, 66 degrees as you step out the door, 86 degrees by midday. plenty of sunshine in the forecast, mostly clear skies by dinner time, 71 degrees. now over to sharon at traffic control. good morning. >> good morning. it looks like i spoke too soon about the lack of problems out there. we have picked up our first one of the morning, 95 southbound just approaching the fort mchenry tunnel. we're not seeing any delays though. we don't have any delays on the beltway either. 55 is your average on the top and west side. no problems on 95 between white marsh and the beltway. 52 between the beltway and the tunnel. that could be because of that accident. no real problems in this particular shot. that's a look at 795 at
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mcdonugh road. no delays officially yet. now wjz has the stories people are talking about this morning. here's jessica. >> thank you. 24 hours after president obama orders a partial government shut down congressional lawmakers remain far apart on deals to fund the federal government. wjz has complete coverage of the shutdown. mike schuh is live at fort mchenry with the latest on thousand of maryland workers furloughed. first susan mcginnis reports for wjz from washington. >> day two of the first government shutdown in 17 years begins and there's no resolution in site. one leader republican said the shutdown alone may not bring democrats and republicans together. >> most budget agreements in the past have always involved debt limit increases. that will be the forcing action. >> last night the house trying
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to propose three bills. >> now they're focusing on trying to cherry pick the parts of government they like. >> as lawmaker debate americans are feeling the impact from closed museums and parks to federal workers forced off the job. joe mcgrain brought his family to the air force museum in dayton, ohio. the plane he flew during world war ii is displayed inside behind the locked gate. >> it was important to see where he sat and what he did. i'm sorry. i simply can't say anymore. >> economists estimate the u.s. economy is losing $300 million each day the government remains closed. in washington, susan mcginnis, wjz eyewitness news. >> our complete coverage continues this morning. wjz is live at fort mchenry, which is closed. mike schuh has details on how to shutdown is hitting people in maryland. good morning, hike. >> reporter: good morning. yesterday they allowed folks who
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work here, about 40 people in for 4 hours. today except for security everyone has been forced to stay home. some of the 300,000 marylanders who have this problem. >> workers sent home. >> your hours stop and your paycheck stops right away. >> services suspended. parks shut down. >> they will not be able to see the fort. >> the reality of the government shutdown is setting in here in maryland. protestors gathered tuesday in perryville to vent. >> this is not how you run a country. they need to be removed themselves and then they will understand how it feels to go without money, a paycheck. >> workers are feeling the impact at the social security administration, nasa, fort mchenry, fort meade. thousands of workers on furlough. >> this weekend's navy air force football game in annapolis is in danger. a major blow for
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more than 40,000 games. >> they're bringing guys from walter reed up just to see the game and take advantage of the big hoopla. >> many area businesses rely on those football fans and no game means no business. >> if the game doesn't happen i'll have a sad saturday. >> reporter: the navy officials will decide whether or not that game will be played. that decision will be made tomorrow. i'm mike schuh reporting live at fort mchenry. back to you. >> we'll have to see what happens. stay with wjz 13 for the latest on the first government closure in 17 years. updates on air and online at cbsbaltimore.com. florida's jacksonville international airport is back open this morning. an airport spokesman said they found one device inside a parking garage and one in a terminal. one as of a destructive nature and had to be remove by a bomb squad.
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>> so the people who are out in the planes right now, they're stuck in the planes and they moved further and further away from the airport out into the fields and into the tarmac. everybody else that was in the airport i guess they evacuated. >> officials haven't said what was found in the packages. a full investigation is now underway. the power is back on following an education explosion at the university of california berkeley. fire erupted from an electrical vault monday night. it happened when crews were trying to restore power. one person was hospitalized. three others suffered minor injuries. officials have confirmed the theft of copper cables led to the power outage and explosion. back here three women are charged with robbing a bank.
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alexis chandler, czekiah fludd and ashley fitz robbed the bank. they implied they had a bomb and took off with cash. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene when officers caught up with them. a federal judge has denied a request to delay maryland's new gun laws. maryland gun control supporters celebrated with a rally. gun control opponents are continuing their battle in court. yesterday a judge denied two motions to delay the law from taking effect. gun advocates are moving forward. >> this is not a ruling on the merits of the arguments. the fat lady hasn't sung, she hasn't even taken the stage yet. >> they're a waste of everybody's time. >> the plaintiff's are suing the governor, the attorney general and state police. they claim the ban violating the second amendment. police in california are still searching for the man who
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punched a female clerk in the face over just 41 cents. it happened at a lake wood chevron. the plan in the blue shirt asked for a cigar and give her a dollar. when she explained he was short she punched her, knocked her glasses off of her face and injured her left eye. police say the guy took off. they're still looking for leads in that case. a shocking road rage attack is caught on tape in new york city. a gang of bikers surround an suv, pull the driver out of the car and then beat him in front of his family. mary bubala has the latest developments in this case. >> a new york city driver was riding in his suv with his wife and 2-year-old daughter when a mob of bikers surrounded him. one slowed down, causing the driver to clip him. the video shot on a biker's helmet camera and posted on the internet shows the suv mowing down a motorcyclist and taking off. police say the driver was only trying to get away after the
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bikers swerved in front of his car and slashed his tires. then a swarm of bikers chased the suv. one of them tried to pull the driver from his range rover but he escaped again. finally the suv came to a stop and the bikers smashed the windows. after the camera was turned off a witness said the bikers dragged the driver out and beat him. he received stitches at the hospital and was released. >> the biker who was run over suffered two are broken legs and is on a ventilator. >> my husband got off his bike to help the guy. whatever he did, he peeled off and paralyzed my husband on the way. >> police commissioner ray kelly said the group involved has caused trouble before. >> last year they came in with over 1,000 cyclists to be somewhat disruptive, wrote on the sidewalk, that sort of thing. >> police said they received about 200 complaints about their wreckless behavior. mary
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bubala, wjz eyewitness news. >> one biker faces several charges, another turned himself in. turning to sports, the ravens have a new player. in a trade with the jaguars the ravens acquired eugene monroe. he's a starting left tackle and expected to help out the team's struggling offensive line. you eugene monroe expected today. see their game sunday on wjz at 1:00. if you live in anne arundel county and bought a mega millions lottery ticket check your numbers. someone, one of you, is $189 million richer this morning after winning last night's jackpot. here's a look at the winning numbers. 7, 10, 30, 37, 53, 1, the multiplier 3. i would imagine somebody checked that ticket before going to bed last night.
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>> that's so exciting. >> what would you do this morning? would you call in, go into work? >> what would you do? >> i don't know. >> i would come in and say here's your two weeks. >> we wouldn't. we would stay here. >> of course. but it's going to be so nice out. >> this is true . we could go out. it's going to be beautiful, plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the mid 80s out there by the afternoon. so another final taste of summer sunshine before things start to turn a little bit cooler. >> awesome. speaking of being out and about, ron matz out and about in one of our favorite places, the rawlings conservatory. good morning. it's the ladies show today. >> again. >> reporter: good morning . i just checked. buck showalter always has a line up card.
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i have one this morning. jessica, chelsea, sharon, mike and me, that's your line up for the eyewitness news morning edition. >> we saved the best for last. >> reporter: i love you. we are at the raw rawlings conservatory, the beautiful palm house. kate, good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: great to see you. >> great to be here. great to be seen. great to see you. >> reporter: we have a big party coming up here saturday night. an anniversary for the palm house here. we're going to tell you all about it when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. temperatures dropped a degree.
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61 degrees at bwi. 50s in western maryland. some reports of patchy fog because of calm winds there in easton around 63 degrees. 57 elkton. locally seeing temperatures around 61 degrees for northern portions of the state. 64 dc, 62 annapolis, 64 degrees in kent island. here's a look at the winds. these calm spots we can see patchy fog through the morning commute. that will diminish as is sunrises around 7:00. big area of high pressure is controlling our weather forecast until about friday. then we will bring more cloud cover into the forecast. a cool front is going to set up towards our north. it could spark a shower north of the mason dixon line. i think we will stay dry as far as our forecast is concerned. high pressure will continue to stay in control. then a system out in the midwest will be on our
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doorstep. that system is going to be potent causing snow in nebraska on the backside, even potential tornados in iowa. of course, we're not going to see weather like that, except for maybe some rain into monday. tropical storm jerry has winds around 40 miles per hour. the models still taking it out into the atlantic and away from the mainland there. bay temperature around 70 degrees. winds out of the west approximately 5 to 10 knots. for today 86 degrees, mostly sunny. very warm as we head into the over night. 57 degrees, partly cloudy to mostly clear in some spots. 84 tomorrow, warm with a mix of sun and clouds. here's a look at the next five days. plenty of sunshine in the forecast. a few more clouds on friday, 86. 86 saturday, 82 on sunday. rainfall works its way into the forecast, 78 degrees by monday cooling down a bit. >> thanks. now over to sharon
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at traffic control. >> good morning. we have a little bit more information on that accident on 95. 95 southbound approaching the fort mchenry tunnel, the left lane is blocked there. minor delays. no delays on the beltway still. your average speed is down to 50 on 95 between the beltway and the tunnel. about a 6 minute drive time there. there's a live look at that area. 95 at o'donnel street not looking bad in that particular shot. 795 getting busier. no delays to be found there yet yet. -- there yet. this trofk rather is brought traffic report is brought to you by your maryland toyota dealer. go to buyatoyota.com. now to ron. ron, how is it going? >> reporter: it's going great. i'm going to give you a quick statistic for you day to remember.
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christmas exactly 12 weeks from today. think about that. >> what? >> i can't believe that. >> we need to start shopping. but it feels like sum mer. >> reporter: yes, it does. >> that's crazy. >> next thing we know you will be out there with poinsettias. >> reporter: we're in the palm house this morning. they have a big celebration on saturday night. 125th anniversary of the palm house. kate blum is the conservatory supervisor. we have big doings saturday, right? >> very big doings. we are sold out. we have a wonderful group of people. it's been overwhelming, the out pouring of response to our 125th anniversary. >> reporter: the rawlings conservatory is here because of all the folks out here. you run on donations right?
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>> we are owned and operated by the city of baltimore. all the perks, the extras basically come from donations. the city is a little bit hard pressed these days like every institution. it's really kind of scary. the out pouring has been amazing. >> reporter: this of course is one of the oldest glass enclosed conservatories in the u.s., right? >> it's the second oldest that's still being used in the country. it's the oldest in baltimore. baltimore had five at one time. now we just have this one single structure that we celebrate. >> reporter: it is a jewel for the city of baltimore. we are in the palm house this morning. you have a lot of stuff here i like to say. >> we're standing under a coconut tree. >> reporter: i hope one doesn't
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pop up on my head this morning. >> we try to keep them up. bananas, all kinds of wonderful plants in this beautiful place. it's great. the party is going to be a huge celebration. we have an enormous group of dedicated volunteers from the garden clubs all chipping in and coming together and joining hands and making this happen. >> reporter: always great to see you. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: con graj gratulations for all -- congratulations for all you do for the conservatory and the city of baltimore. you're great. >> thank you. >> reporter: my pleasure . jessica, chelsea, this bud is for you. >> thanks, ron. >> thank you. >> reporter: have a great day. take care. >> see you later. coming up on wjz . >> he has a super bowl ring and ravens fans hearts. now he's expecting a baby. i'm christie illeto with more on how torrey
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star raven torrey smith and his wife chanel get creative to tell the world they're pregnant. more than 27,000 people have liked it on instagram. christie illeto has the story. >> the announcement went viral. torrey smith and his wife
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chanel, a schoolteacher announced on line they're expecting. >> i saw it on facebook this morning because i'm facebook friends with him. it was cute. >> the pair seen scarfing down pasta and the we're on a sheet of paper with the pasta jar that says prego. >> i feel like he'll be a great father. >> at a play 60 event tuesday ravens players chimed in on their teammates big news. >> i was at the radio station when he did it. >> you were? >> yeah. all the women were excited. >> i was surprised. >> it was kra crazy. >> this isn't the first time the pair have taken to social media. earlier this year they made a rap video to get chanel's students ready for the test. they maryland in june. >> the best thing you did in the off season? >> i guess i would get in trouble if i didn't say getting maryland. >> torrey has talked about how
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he's prepared for fatherhood, raising his younger siblings. >> i tell people, i know about being a parent except for having my own kid. >> that time is now with his own baby raven on the way. >> that was christie illeto. joe flacco just game a became a father for the second time. next up on wjz. >> the government shut down heads into a second day. susan mcginnis in washington, coming up, the lawmakers point fingers. i'm mike schuh live at the closed fort mchenry. 300,000 marylanders are waking up without a paycheck. how that's effecting everyone next. good morning. the hard rock cafe in baltimore celebrating a grand reopening with a popular musical group and some other big celebrities. i'm kai jackson. i'll have that story come ing up. sharon gibala here with wjz traffic control. coming up, we'll give you the latest on
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your drive times and speeds, plus that accident on 95. right now over to chelsea. thanks. we're going to be heating up today. temperatures in the low and mid 80s. plenty of sunshine. we will talk more coming up in your exclusive first warning weather forecast. if you can see def leopard live, tonight is your chance. they are here on coffee with. stay tuned, the morning edition continues right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. it's 6:30 on october 2nd. things seem to be moving a little bit on spaghetti junction. jessica kartalija in for don today. let's head over to chelsea. good morning. temperatures are mild out there. sitting around 61 degrees at bwi marshall. we were at 62. we dropped one degree. still some 50s out there in western
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maryland. pax river at 60 degrees, ocean city at 64. it's going to be a beautiful day out there on the beach today. here's what you can expect, plenty of sunshine, high pressure at its peak today. temperatures will be on the rise into the mid 80s before it's all said and done. 71 degrees by dinner time with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies. >> thank you. . now over to sharon at traffic control. good morning, again. >> good morning. a mostly clear morning commute thus far. one issue out there. that's going to be that accident 95 southbound just approaching the tunnel. we still have a left lane closure there. speeds on the beltway still up to par. 50 though on 95 between the baltimore and the -- between the beltway and the tunnel. there's a look at 95 at o'donnel street. everything running smoothly in this area. that's a look at the west side of the beltway, also running at full speed. now wjz has the
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stories people are talking about this morning. we're entering day two of the first government shutdown in 17 years. right now experts say congressional lawmakers are far apart on a deal to restart the federal government. wjz has complete coverage. mike schuh is live at the closed fort mchenry. first susan mcginnis reports for wjz from washington. >> day 2 of the first government shutdown in 17 years begins and there's no resolution in site. one leading republican said the shutdown alone may not bring democrats and republicans together. >> most budget agreements in the past have always involved debt limit increases. that will be the forcing action to bring the two parties together. >> last night the house tried proposing three bills to fund three parts of the government. >> now they are focusing on trying to cherry pick some of the few parts of the government that they like. >> as lawmakers debate americans across the country are feeling the impact of the shut
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down from closed museums and parks to federal workers forced off the job. >> joe mcgrain bought his family to the air force museum in dayton, ohio. the plane he flew during world war ii is displayed inside behind a locked gate. >> that was very, very important to see where he sat, what he did. i'm sorry. i simply can't say anymore . >> economists estimate the u.s. economy is losing $300 million each day the government remains closed. in washington, susan mcginnis, wjz eyewitness news. >> complete coverage continues this morning. wjz is live at fort mchenry. mike schuh has more on all the maryland workers who won't be going into work again today. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. the 40 people who work here are among the 300,000 maryland waking up without a paycheck. >> workers sent home. >> your hours stop and your paycheck stops right away. >> services suspended.
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par, pas shut down. parks shut down. the reality of the government shutdown is setting in in maryland. >> this is not how you run a country. that's what they're in there for. they need to be removed and then they will understand how it feels to go without money. >> workers are feeling the impact at the social security administration, nasa, fort mchenry, fort meade, even the naval academy. thousands of maryland federal workers now on furlough. this weekend's navy air force football game in annapolis is also in danger. a major blow for more than 40,000 fans who purchased tickets for the game. >> they're bringing guys from walter reed up just to see the game and take advantage of the big hoopla. >> businesses rely on those football fans. no game means no business. >> if the game doesn't happen i'm going to have a pretty sad saturday.
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>> reporter: naval officials say they will let everybody know by tomorrow whether or not they're going to host that game. reporting live at the now-closed fort mchenry, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. jessica, back to you. >> thank you. stay with wjz for the latest on the first government closure in 17 years. we'll bring you updates on air and online at cbsbaltimore.com. as congress battles over a budget the president's health care program opened for business yesterday. within hours millions of people logged on to the government website for obamacare. as wyatt andrews reports for wjz, before long the system went down. >> as millions of people flooded the system the government website for obamacare, healthcare.gov, broke. >> it went from apply now to this, please wait. then for a time the system went down. please try again later it said. this is the website used by 34 states. several states running
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their own exchanges had delays. in washington state the website closed down. administration officials said the federal site was overwhelmed by 2.8 million visitors. >> white house senior advisor david semus said the problems drew a all out response from technicians at the department of health and human services. >> we expected a slow ramp up. it was an over whel whelming response that exceeded what we've seen in medicare. tomorrow is going to be better. >> despite the delays the white house go argued the high numbers were a sign of intense interest in obamacare. california alone saw 1.7 million hits on its website in the first hour. connecticut reported 130,000 hits, maryland 87,000. >> what the administration is not reporting is how many people actually enrolled on tuesday. some of that is because
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officials won't know until people science a contract with an insurance company and make a down payment. these problems stopped people from signing up. >> maryland's online health benefit exchange suffered a similar problem. more than 65,000 people visited the website over by tuesday. repairs are set to begin inside the building where a gunman killed 12 people at the washington navy yard. there's extensive damage where aaron alexis opened fire. a colorado-based firm is being paid $6 million to assess the damage and come up with a new design. there were tense moments at jacksonville's international airport in florida. authorities shut down the facility for several hours because of two suspicious packages. the report for wjz. >> the bomb squad rushed to
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jacksonville international airport after reports of two suspicious packages. police quickly evacuated the terminal. >> all the guards starting coming down an going like this, get back. at that moment everybody is like what's going on. >> other passengers were stranded on planes, stuck on the tarmac. police located a package in the terminal and a second in the parking garage. only one of them opposed a threat. >> it was a device that certainly had some destructive nature to the degree it needed to be taken off site to be rendered safe. >> the airport was closed for 5 hours before reopening late last night. the fbi is helping with the investigation. >> some arriving flights were diverted because of the scare. a spokesperson said there's no immediate plans to change or heighten security today. roman novelist nora roberts is once again giving back to mcdaniel college. her
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foundation is gives a $100,000 grant to the third for the third time in three years. it supports the nora roberts contemporary fiction library. she has written more than 200 novels. there's new life at the inner harbor. the hard rock cafe is back open. kai jackson was there for the grand reopening. >> it's a smashing success at the reopening of the hard rock cafe in downtown baltimore. the restaurant known for rock and roll, food and fame reopened after a multimillion dollar renovation. it includes new decor and a new stage. >> i think from their perspective they want to have a great facility along the harbor and be come temperature -- competitive. >> phillips seafood had their own renovation in 2011.
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it's to keep pace with baltimore's growing harbor area. >> tonight at the hard rock cafe in baltimore we have a real special performance by imagine dragons. >> the hard rock is all about rock and roll. it's been there from the beginning. >> the grand opening had a dual purpose. it was a chance to donate to a good cause. >> we're thrilled to be here at the hard rock cafe to benefit casey cares. >> the casey cares foundation helps critically ill children and their families. they got a check from the rock hard. ravens and orioles players attended. ed >> what do you think of? >> great food. >> it was close d november 2012 through april 2013 for the renovations. >> the hard rock has 139 restaurants in 51 countries. if you live in anne arundel county and bought a mega millions lottery ticket check those numbers. someone is $189 million wealthier this morning
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after winning last night's jackpot. 7, 10, 30, 37, 53, 1 and 3. certainly winning the lottery on this weather. >> oh, we are. another taste of summer and probably one of our last ones until make next spring. take a look, we are looking at temperatures right now sitting in the 60s. then as we head into the afternoon we'll see highs in the mid 80s. plenty of sunshine for us. >> beautiful. coming up on cough ffee with, joe elliot and rick savage of def leppard. they perform their greatest hits. sharon has more on the morning com mom? did nana ever give you cheerios when you were a little kid? yeah, she did. were cheerios the same back then? cheerios has pretty much been the same forever.
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good morning. temperatures sitting in the 60s here in central maryland. right around 61 degrees at bwi marshall. still have some 50s out there in western maryland. cooler in
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oakland, 53 and 54 degrees in cumberland. we will all be warming up and quickly at that. by afternoon temperatures in the low to mid 60s in kent island. patchy fog not out of the question in places like easton and the dc area. winds will be coming out of the west and southwest today. that's going to be filtering in warmer air we will eventually heat up to the mid 80s. an area of clear dry air is controlling our forecast. it will do so into friday then things will start to change. we have a cool front located to our north. by friday this will supply extra cloud cover and maybe a sprinkle or two along the mason dixon line. most of us high and dry with high pressure in control. we will be watching a system towards the midwest that's going to be our doorstep into the weekend. we won't see any rainfall from this system until monday with a
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potential coastal storm developing. bay temperature around 70 degrees. here's what you can expect for today. highs around 86 degrees, mostly sunny. warm into the over night, temperatures and 57, partly cloudy. another another warm one, 84 degrees, mix of sun ads and clouds. now to sharon at traffic control. >> good morning. we can show you a live look at that accident on 95 southbound. it's just before the tunnel. it looks like it's probably pretty close to being cleared. it was blocking the left lane. speeds on the beltway still looking good. speeds averaging on 95, 50. just a minor delay there. there's a look at the west side of the beltway, still running at full speed at exit 17. this traffic report is brought to you by your maryland toyota dealer. do you dream of all the places
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you'd like to go? toyota is ready to take you there. now is a great time to find a great deal on a toyota at buyatoyota.com. this morning's coffee with is with joe elliot and rick savage. the satellite interview is furnished by mcm and aeg live. here's marty. >> ladies and gentlemen , rock legends not house. good evening. how are you? >> good evening. >> nice to be here. >> it's great to have you on this show. i think this concept you guys are doing, two concerts where you did hysteria and now we've made it into a theater presentation is brilliant. i remember the first time i saw a theater concert. it would have been the grateful dead from radio city music hall. i thought what an idea. i can just go to the theater, watch a concert. then that kind of disappeared. now it's starting to come back. when you were approached to do this how
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quickly did you say yes? >> pretty quickly. >> i think about 3 seconds. >> yeah. >> it was filmed over two nights. we were there for 11 nights. we played 11 shows. we really got settle ed -- settled in. we were 3 week s s in the same bed, 11 gigs. a perfect opportunity for us to pour all that extra energy you get from not having to travel into turning this into a major movie event if you like. we filmed the fourth and fifth shows. it was pieced together mostly from the fifth show, i believe. with a great director and an opportunity to make it more than just a blue ray dvd release but to give everybody the best seat in the house, go to a cinema and watch this thing
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on an enormous screen with enormous sound is nothing we could say no to. >> did you just do the shows and they came to you and said this is the final product? how much were you involved in the final product yourself? >> well, the director and guys kept us in the loop. they were sending us snip its just to show us where they were going and if there was anything we didn't like. pretty much the whole process we were kept involved with. we are the type of people that go, you know what, this is what you're meant to do so we do have a lot of trust in people that we are working with. at same time, there was a courtesy there that we were just basically checking in on how it was going. so it was pretty much a two-way thing all the way. >> i think it's really neat
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that you're revisiting hysteria. for those of us who have the original, it's a great chance to hear it again. it's a whole new audience that will go, wow, def leppard, who are these guys. i think that is what makes music last. talk about that. >> yeah. that's a good point. you know, music has change d. the industry has imploded. it doesn't know what it's doing. consequently we're fortunate to be outside looking in at this mess really. we just take care of ourselves now. to be able to revisit this album that's 25 years old, put it in front of a mixture of fans that have been there from day one and they are bringing their kids along. they are coming along willingly believe it or not. it's the on
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way to go. with the industry not knowing what it's doing you have to take your own career into your own hands and decide where you want to go. given the opportunity to do a residency, which is becoming kind of cool now, not the territory of elvis or wayne newton game in vegas, it's mottly crew, guns and roses and cheap trick, rod stewart. they are tied to an incredibly successful past, as we are to a point. to bring that past into the present in a whole new package, we've never played in 35 years an entire album from start to finish in sequence. that was an event for us. to expand on that and to do it 11 nights and in cinemas now and then on dvd later on next month this is an amazing part of our journey that we never really
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thought would get this far. even at this stage, it's probably the biggest and best thing we've ever done. that is so exciting for us. >> guys our satellite time has run short which is unfortunate. it's been great having you on the show. great visiting with you now in 2013. thanks for all of the tremendous entertain. and all of the hard work you've given the def leppard fans. you're pros and deserve all the praise you get. >> thank you very much. >> very kind. thank you. >> preert it. -- appreciate it. >> we'll see you man. october 2nd and october 8th at 8:00. that will save you a trip to vegas. what's going to be more fun, driving down the street or going to vegas? you took to think about that one. think about that one. we're,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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now updated weather and traffic together. let's go to chelsea first. temperatures today are going to be on the rise. into the mid 80s. mostly sunny skies. here's what you can expect for the next five days. 80s across the board until we get to monday. then a bit of a cool down. if a coastal storm develops we will get rain with that. monday around 78 degrees. over to you. >> thank you . now to sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> good morning. if you are just about to head out we do still have that accident on 95 southbound. it's just approaching the tunnel. it's blocking the left lane. it is causing some is minor delays. you can see the police cars right there. meantime, if you are headed out on 95 your average speed between the
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beltway and the tunnel is 40 miles per hour. 95 southbound approaching 32 we have a new accident minor delays on the beltway. 40 and 43 with -- are your top and west side averages. this traffic report is brought to you by mummies of the world. exhibition opening september 28th. tickets at maryland center. if you live in anne arundel county and you bought a mega millions lottery ticket check those numbers. someone is $189 million richer this morning after winning last night's jackpot. the winning numbers 7, 10, 30, 37, 53, 1, the multiplier is 3. the winner choose a cash option worth $130 million. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. news station. come [ male announcer ],,,, if paula ebert had her way, she would help her child.
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