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why was he trying to sneak into a high school? that's what blitz want to know this morning -- what police want to know this morning about a man who was hospitalized what was seized from his home. do we really need a press conference now telling us how the ravens' season went? you're going to get one. it is always nice to dome of having the top down when it's this cold outside. i'm linda so live at the baltimore convention center and tall latest and hottest rides on the road under one roof coming up next. >> a tough gig today. >> she sure does and it's certainly not the weather. thank you for joining us, i'm megan pringle alongside charlie crowson. >> thank you for being with us. lynette is going to have a check of the forecast coming up and things could be changing soon on the roads what are we seeing today? >> well, charlie we are dealing with some patchy fog in areas north and west of the city.
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definitely watch out for that. a few accidents, more on them in just a few. but lynette big storm browing right? >> yes. it is brewing. i know. it is going to hit us and i don't know how to do it gently because some people want the know and we're not going to get the snow but then some people don't want the snow and they're happy about that. rain through the day tomorrow. be prepared for that. but today out the door don't need the rain gear. what's going on on maryland's most powerful radar as of now. we are nice and dry and we have all the sweeps on. we put those on and really trying to see if we can get anything out of it. not a whole lot this morning. but time is going to change things. right now, temperatures coming in at 26 degrees in bel air. baltimore 31. frederick at 27 degrees. clarksville at 26 degrees right now. and you can see that the winds are calm but switching directions to the east and they will pick up a little through the afternoon. we can see ijamsville temperature at 27. and last hereford at 27 degrees and these temperatures cold. bundle up as you step out the
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door this morning. as we look at the planner, this is what you can expect throughout the day. the clouds will be on the increase and it will continue to be cold and dealing with mostly cloudy skies with a high temperature by 3:00 coming in at 40 degrees. don't forget that things are going to change and by tomorrow, you will need maybe the winter boots because we will have a wintry mix. more about that coming up but just mainly rain. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well, if you are traveling in carroll county this morning, you will want to be aware of a malfunctionings traffic light on manchester road at main street. you will want to treat the intersection as a four way stop. and in baltimore city, we are dealing with a crash on liberty heights avenue at callaway avenue. for those of you traveling the beltway, here's what it looks like. the northwest corner at old court road traffic is moving right along. eight minute ride on the outer loop if 795 down to 70. the inner loop is nice and clear tall way up to 83. -- all the way up to 83.
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83 hunt valley no delays whatsoever as you make the push from shawan road down to the beltway. nice and clear as you do get on to the jfx. until drive time -- normal drive time of 11 minutes right now southbound from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street. and everything up to speed in the fort mchenry tunnel. just eight minutes to travel northbound from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. she was the longest serving member of the maryland house of delegates and today you can pay your respects to the late delegate hattie harrison. the democrat died last month. she was 84 years old. delegate harrison will lay? state in annapolis at the st. anne's parish church today from noon to 4:00. tomorrow she'll be in state at her home church the united house of prayer for all people to come by. an ak-47. an uz huipiles, those are some of the -- uzi pistol, those are some of the weapons taken from a home in glen burnie. why the guy was trying to get back into his old school. sherrie johnson joins us with
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the details. you have the latest and new information on this. i bet they're wondering what he was trying to do trying to get into the school. >> reporter: there's a lot of suspicious behavior going on and police want do get rid of any potential threat and this morning, 25-year-old justin beaumont is at shepherd pratt for an emergency mental evaluation. police are not sure why he went to north county high school on monday and after the suspicious visit to the school officers went to his home in glen burnie. they found weapons and went into high alert in the wake of the mass shooting in newtown, connecticut. police found several weapons including pistols and one with a laser sight and another pistol with a silencer and magazines full of ammunition. police say beaumont legally bought and owned audiotape the weapon -- all the weapons that found. he attended the high school in 2002 but only for two months. he came back to the high school on monday and was trying to open several doors. he finally followed a school employee inside in a door near
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the loading dock. he didn't threaten anyone and didn't have any weapons on him. >> but his manner and demeanor just seemed odd. post-connecticut, we have got to recognize as an agency, as a nation, as a state that our school children -- we have the take these kind of precautionary thorough investigative steps to make sure that we do everything we can to keep them safe. >> reporter: now justin beaumont is charged with trespassing which is a misdemeanor. the evallation that's been recorded could keep him in custody longer than the 90 day sentence that charge would carry. if released he'll have toy apply to get the -- to affly get the weapons returned. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. well coming you would today a look back at the -- up today a look back at the remarkable season for the world champion baltimore ravens. steve bisciotti and john harbaugh are going to hold a press conference at 11:00 this morning at the under armour
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performance center in owings mills. tonight jones takes center stage with jimmy kimmel. he had an amazing super bowl game. joe flacco found jones for a 56- yard touchdown grab. and then he had a 108 kickoff return that tied a super bowl record. jimmy kimmel airs at 11:30 after the news at 11:00. six minutes after 6:00 right now. today some maryland lawmakers will reap the rewards of the super bowl bet we told you about earlier. senators mikulski and cardin will collect their san francisco feast. crabs, napa valley wines, sourdough bread and northern california cheeses, had the 49ers prevailed the maryland delegation would have toasted the california senators with crab cakes, burger cookies and heavy cs beer as well as a can of hair spray. a baltimore could run out of money in ten years if the mayor doesn't make some changes. the city will face a deficit of more than $2 billion by 2013. according to a new study,
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commissioned by the city, the mayor is preparing to launch a series of mayor reforms. -- major reforms. she will detail the plans on monday's state of the speech. the world's largest auto show is here in baltimore for the weekend. we sent out abc2 news linda so for a preview to the convention center. you've shown us hot cars and sensible cars, what do you have for us now? >> reporter: all right, you want the top down? check out this one. isn't it a beauty? yeah it's nice. can't do nit this kind of weather. be -- it in this kind of weather but very soon. it's always nice to dream isn't it? they really have something here for everyone at the car show. i know you have been dieing to see some minivans. i want to tell you that the toyota sienna this year, the rear middle seats actually have foot rests that you can pop up kind of like a recliner seat so your kids can ride around in style with their feet up. watching the entertainment system any kind of movie. i don't know, barney and
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friends. megan you might be interested in that. joining us this morning to tell us more about all the new things they have to offer here at the auto show. peter, thank you so much. >> we really do. we have a lot of stuff for families. we have a thing called camp jeep actually a mountain we've built inside the convention center. you can drive actually ride in a jeep and drive over i think it's a -- 15-degree incline in a jeep. it's really going on the fun for all -- to be fun for all the family, take the kids. really a great thing. >> reporter: the best part about that is it's free. >> it's free. it's inside and you don't have to be cold. we have the ride and drive we talked about before you can actually come and drive the vehicles. we have something just about every day for the kids. we're having terrence cody from the world champion baltimore ravens will be here on friday from 6:00 to 8:00 signing autographs. we have a wwe wrestler coming. siderman will be here -- spiderman will be here again. a robot on sunday. something for the kids. >> reporter: e day a special appearance by someone and sunday is dedicated the
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families. >> sunday is kids' day. can you understand under -- kids under 12 get in free. lots of things going on. >> reporter: another neat thing, you have battery powered cars that people can ride in? >> actually we have an indoor ride and drive where you can actually drive a volt, is nissan leaf, and a ford focus hybrid inside the convention center. so there's a lot of interest in electric vehicles and you can actually drive them. we're also going to be able to explain how you would charge an electric vehicle if you bought one. >> reporter: lots of new things again people can get the tickets at the door? >> or www.autoshowbaltimore.com. >> reporter: and how much are those? >> $10 for adults. seniors are $8. and like i said kids get in free on sunday. >> reporter: awesome. okay. we're looking forward to it. again a little something for everyone. charlie i know you might be interested in this one. riding around with your top down. megan, those minivans pretty impressive. you guys want to come out and check it out. again the auto show opens its doors today at noon. it will be here through sunday.
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so come on out. linda so, abc2 news. >> wait a minute. wait a minute, wait a minute. why does charlie get the convertible and i'm in the minivan? >> i can't put a baby seat in that convertible. >> sure you can. >> i have a wife. who would say you can't put a baby seat in that convertible. >> she sure would. i want to know why you get the cool ride and i get the -- >> it'd mess up my hair. >> of course and we wouldn't want to mess with that. "good morning maryland" continues to roll on. stay with us this morning. just ahead we're going to talk about leaders and troop member having to wait. >> it looks like the boy scouts may not make a decision anytime soon about their homosexual policies. they're going to wait for a number of months. >> all right listen, we all know that fatty foods, smoking and obesity will hurt your heart. but doctors want to know about other hidden dangers that are out there they're going to pass along this information to you. >> and it's not scientific, but it is interesting. can a new survey answer questions of what it is men and
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women actually want? lynette your thoughts. >> don't go there. exactly. well it's dry nagoyas but a storm will be here by -- dry nagoyas but a storm will be here for -- now guys but a storm will be here by tomorrow. >> everything is up to speed here. i'll let you know what traffic welcomes like on 83 -- looks like on 83 and 695 coming up on "good morning maryland." >> 11 mince after 6:00 right now. you are looking at a live picture of times square. looks glorious. now today's techbytes. >> reporter: in today's techbytes, another itunes milestone. the apple digital store hit 25 billion downloads this week. that customer is getting an itunes gift card equal to about 10,000 songs. the real estate website zillow is expanding into home remodeling. the "wall street journal's" katie boehret tells you how much it might cost you to do the same. >> they evaluate all sorts of different things like the labor involved and the materials down
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to the type of appliance that was used. marble countertops for example. and they also incorporate a regional adjustment for the area that you live in. >> reporter: it is free but only available for the ipad. and plans to cut saturday mail delivery could be good for netflix. one fewer delivery day means lower mailing costs. making the company slightly more profitable. and those are your techbytes, i'm diana perez.
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so you're looking for a special valentine? >> listen to this. thanks to match.com we could be a step closer to figuring out what men and women really want when it comes to true love. >> i don't believe it. abc's linsey davis has the
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results of the new unscientific online survey. take a look. >> i'm going to be the one guy on earth who knows what women want. >> reporter: you might not have to be a mind reader like mel gibson in the movie "what women want" to know what singles want in an ideal mate. a brand new survey appears to show just what men and women find attractive in the opposite sex. attributes that surprise many of the singles we found. are there certain body parts you'd be attracted to? >> i mean i have to say eyes. >> probably the eyes. >> reporter: in the online and admittedly unscientific survey. eyes didn't even score on the top ten things men or women judge the opposite sex on most. would it surprise you to know that the number one thing that men said attract them to women and women said attract them to men is teeth? >> that's interesting. >> reporter: whoopi goldberg is not so picky.
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>> i just want you to have some teeth. [ laughter ] >> reporter: when we talked to some red blooded iron pumping singles, several did suggest teeth are something they notice. >> i say the smile definitely. >> probably their smile. >> reporter: speaking of the mouth, it's not your smile but what comes out of it that ranks second on the list of desirable essentials. >> the second thing is grammar. >> oh. i love grammar. >> reporter: so would it turn you off if somebody was saying ain't or double negatives? >> i find it to be horrifying. >> reporter: both agree teeth and grammar are the two most important attributes, women say after that they judge men on clothes followed by hair. while men prioritize hair right before clothes. the top must have for 63% of men? someone they can trust. while 84% of women say someone who treats them with respect. linsey davis, abc news, new york.
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>> are you better believe we want to know what you think about this. we asked you on the facebook page weigh in. some of you already commenting and i know you did. i did. >> i did too. >> what did you say? i haven't read it yet. >> i'm not going to do it right now. >> what lynette wants. >> i want someone who will just put up with me, god bless my wife. >> i'm going to talk about the weather right now because i feel a little uncomfortable. cold temperatures today and the rain is in the forecast as we go into tomorrow guys. we have a big storm coming and there's a blizzard across new england but we don't have to worry about the blizzard. a lot of people want the blizzard and they want to see some snow and new england is going to be the one that's going to be getting in on the two feet possible. but temperatures this morning, we are in the 20s. we look at 28 degrees now in reisterstown and ballston. what's going on over in monrovia. more of the same there. annapolis at 29. 26 in easton. more of the same in goldsboro and mardela springs this morning. have the warm clothing on because you will need et this morning and even as we go into
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the afternoon. satellite and radar, so this is what's going on. we do have clouds that will continue to increase throughout the day. then we have the storms brewing. now you heard me say storms. i put an s. on it. it's plural. because we have one to the north and one to the south. rain back around chicago now and a mixture there. snow across michigan and down south we're just seeing plain rain. well, what's going to happen these storms will phase together. an area of low pressure will develop tonight along the carolina coast and start to make its way up towards the north and east. with that, we will just get in on the rainy side of this system. but snow is forecasted from new jersey, you're going to see it in new york. but the blizzard conditions will be in new england. so they are really going to get the dent in the bulk of things. as we check out the high per local forecast for today. abc2's most accurate. 37 degrees the high temperature around westminster today and 41 at the inner harbor and 39 in pasadena. through the next few days saturday things start to taper
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off. we might end the system with a few snow flurries across the area but this is what we can expect through time. windy conditions return as we head into tuesday and don't forget on twitter and on facebook and for the latest updates on the storm coming in tomorrow. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. good morning lynette. well if you are traveling in carroll county this morning, you do want to be aware of a malfunctioning traffic light on manchester road at main street. treat the intersection as a four way stop. and good news for those of you traveling in baltimore. a crash has just been cleared from liberty heights avenue at callaway avenue. here's what95 looks like downtown at 395. we aren't dealing with any delays right now through the fort mchenry tunnel just eight minutes traveling northbound from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. a look at 695, here's what it looks like in parkville. no delays whatsoever as you make the push up to towson. just 11 minutes right now on the outer loop from 95 up to 83 and the inner loop nice and clear down to 95. no problems to report on the
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west side of the beltway. that's also going to be clear. just 11 minutes on the outer loop from 795 down to 95. that's a look at your morning commute. megan and charlie, over to you. 6:19 right now. high blood pressure, cholesterol we all know that can be real hard on the heart. >> there are now other factors out there that you might not be aware of. >> stress by itself may not be bad for you. it's how you handle the stress. does it make you angry? does it make you be unable to relax? does it just do bad things to you? that's really where we get concerned. >> dr. david prince says pollution can have negative effects on your heart health. >> also pay attention to your siblings' heart health too. if you have a brother or sister who has been diagnosed with heart disease at an early page. pay attention. if you want to deal? just show off the concealed weapons permit and let them know you're packing. >> not really the discount that you would expect from a yogurt shop. why one business owner is
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offering it. >> hello kitty. monopoly has a new game piece with the new arrival one piece had the go. we're going to tell you which classic piece from the hasbro game is forever gone. this is dylan right here, this is dylan, and this is his big brother hayden. dylan's only five, but he's already been through two surgeries for brain tumors. and he just went through his second round of chemo. and this is their mother, dawn, who runs this loving and happy home. she too struggled with tumors. but that doesn't slow her down. her love of family comes first. their dad, phil, works two jobs, repairing copiers, and on weekends delivering newspapers. but the bills keep piling up,
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and the heating bill gets pushed off. when you learn about their difficulties, it just breaks your heart. when we asked the biggest oil companies to help families in need, only citgo, the people of venezuela, and president hugo chavez responded. thanks to them, citizens energy is able to deliver millions of gallons of fuel to families just like the berios. i'm joe kennedy. if you need help staying warm, call me at 1-877-joe-4-oil. because no one should be left out in the cold!
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we have some pretty cool pictures for you this morning. they're from wisconsin. the giant works of art were created from cylinder shaped locks of snow nine feet tall. they worked for three days creating their masterpieces with four of them taking home hot prizes, the winner was the creator of the dancing flame. >> that's amazing. it is now time for caption this where viewers send in pictures. today's picture was submitted by gina jordan with the dog squirt. all decked out in the ravens' gear. comments on facebook. janice wrote in saying i've been ravennized. michael brown his caption was see what happens when you let
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the dogs out? jeff dressler, where's my super bowl gear? and bonnie wrote in saying what am i going to watch? all winter. so thanks again to gina jordan for sending in a great picture and i need some caption this pictures to use next week. e-mail yours to pix@wmar.com. and also post it on my abc2 facebook page. a classic board game is going under a change. monopoly is adding a new token and taking away the old one. it's swapping the iron out for a cat. the company used an online contest to choose the new token. it wanted a token that was more representative of current players and now the board has to be shared with a dog and a cat. >> you have contempt for the kitty? >> i like it. >> cats are okay. >> the iron though was a classic. all right, coming up today on "katie" actress kerry washington takes about the --
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talks about the new show "scandal." >> you had to put the kibosh on the rumor that you were being too flirty with the president. i think it might have been the other way around. >> i think it might be that people are caught up in the tv show. it sounds like my television show. doesn't sound like real life. >> having a hard time separating reality. >> i should take it as a comet accomplishment and i was like no -- compliment and i was like no. >> you can catch the show today at 4:00 right here on abc2. a lot of people talking about that show "scandal." >> we just got a comment from the weather center. lynette loves it. all right, stay with us this morning, a pretty strange accident to tell you about has police scratching their heads. >> the person wasn't hurt but how did this possibly happen? we've got some answers. we'll share with you when "good morning maryland" continues.
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