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i'm charley crowson. meagan is off today and a lot to get to on this tuesday, july 10th. crews checking a water main, linda so is explaining what it could mean for your service and test results released as well. sherrie johnson is live with new goals for the upcoming school year. first a check in with the weather and lynette charles, doing light reading herself. >> maryland's most powerful radar is drying out. we saw showers this morning across harford county. those are gone. we have showers further to the south, st. mary's county, crossing over the bay. we will see that on the eastern shore. southern maryland in on wet weather, due to the fact we have a stationary front.
kátk, more of the same th visibilid÷eyña little bit of patchy fog. we are picking up visibility én reduced along the eastern shore. îfive miles there, 6 salisbury. as we look at winchester, 3 miles of visibility there and 3 culpepper. stepping out the door, be prepared, patchy fog out there. through time, things will improve. i will tell you when we will heat up. now a check of traffic with loren cook. there is a house fire going on now in east baltimore, shuts down north lenwood and fayette. one person has been hospitalized with smoke inhalation. they are expected to be okay. if you are using 95, here is what it looks like in to the city, 395, no delays whatsoever. that's the case if you are traveling southbound, down towards the dc area. as we pull up drive times, no concerns if you are using the jfx in to the city, 11 minutes
southbound from the beltway, downtown to east fayette. the west side, disabled car on the beltway on the outer loop, route 40, a 12 minute ride. 795 towards 95, no concerns traveling the outer loop to 95, up to 83. the stretch will take you 11 minutes. today dpwers will test the water mains that need repairs, linda so is live with how they could effect you. >> reporter: we are in arbutus, there could be a chance you could lose your water service for up to an hour. this as dpw workers work to repair the water main, they will be testing it, its a wa main that needs to be fixed in baltimore city. here are the areas, talking about wilkins to the north, 195, 895, west of cherry hill and carol park on the east.
dpw workers will check problems with the water main, since everyone's water is connected, people in the countys are asked to pay attention to how they use water. >> beginning this week, we will begin testing water systems adjustments, redirecting flows, which would last for 48 hours. this is to ensure that we can provide adequate supply of water for all of our customers when we begin repairs. we are calling on citizens to conserve water. >> reporter: by conserving water, they mean to ask you to use your water weisly, wisely. if you have to do the laundry or run the dishwasher, do that early in the morning or later at night. if you live in the city and lose your water, call 311 to report the problem. if you live in the county, 410-
396-5352. linda so, abc2 news. today we may finds out what is next in the case in the man accused of killing his roommate and eating his organs. kenya of harford faces murder charges in the death of a family friend. he is being indicted on several charges from a separate attack when he was a student at morgan state. kenya beat him with a baseball bat wrapped wrapped in barbed wire. leopold will go on trial on allegations of misconduct. he is accused of using security detail to cover personal matters including waiting for him during sexual encounters. sterns, 23 years old this is a photo, police suspect him in a murder that happened in the end of may, if you have any idea of the are abouts, call
police as quickly as possible. update on the story we have been following for several months. all of the people charged in the st. patrick's day attack in baltimore have pled guilty. parsons , the suspect seen punching the man in this video was sentenced to three years in prison, he will serve one. two other suspects were sentenced to time served and probation and a fourth suspect faces three years in jail. we learn how our students performed on the maryland school assessment test. the results made available at 9:00. sherrie johnson is live with a preview of the results and a look at the goals for the coming school year. >> reporter: good morning, that's right, big day today in education. the state department of education releases the 2012 ms a result. the folks will be looking at the results. it's looking at students progress. information on elementary and middle school students under maryland's new accountability
system. exams are given to third through 8th grade students in reading and math. 360,000 students took the exams in the spring, this data is used to determine whether or not schools meet the no child left behind requirements. we have dr. dallas, a brand new superintendent for public schools. so exiting to have you here this morning. thank you for being was. let's talk about the ms a results. how important is this for the school system? >> it's really important. our goal is to make sure the kids are moving ahead in reading and mathematics. when the state releases the results, we will see how baltimore county is fairing. >> reporter: you are new here. let's talk about our vision or plan. >> baltimore county is a great school system. the two most important goals is making sure we develop our new plan, blue print 2.0, we will
develop in collaboration with the community. the second goal is to make sure communication wise we communicate timely, effectively and efficiently. >> reporter: what do you want parents and students to know? >> i'm assessable but i like to listen. i've spoken to parents and students and faculty and staff to figure out what is the story? what are we doing well, what to we need to improve upon? >> reporter: i'm already impressed. u haven't had many superintendents that have come out with me at 6:00 in the morning. welcome dr. dan. once again, the ms a results come out this morning at 9:00 a.m. 3q
for the first time, we are hearing fromel the kayaker who came face to face with a great white shark off of the coast of cape cod. i was freaked out. it was a quick moment. i had to react. i looked at it. looked down, saw the body there. i didn't see the head. i think that was under the kayak. i paddled. i had plenty of practice time. >> that shack was estimated between 12-14 feet long. the sharks are drawn to cape cod because of an abundance of seals, the natural prey for the sharks. amazing sight over st. cloud, minnesota. time lapsed video of half an hour of the aurora borealis or the northern lights sunday night. they danced in the sky for about half app hour after the
final twilight. let me show you what is going on. dealing with a little bit of humidity out there this morning. as we look at maryland's most powerful radar. we are draing things out a bit -- drying things out a by. a nice thunderstorm around this morning. we could see more popping up throughout the day. we are woking with a stationary front. let me take you outside in to mount airy, we are dealing with clouds and we are going to be dealing with shall be as well. look at the beautiful pat pattern in the sky. it's going to be gorgeous. we have the chance for showers and thunderstorms. don't let it fool you when you are looking outside. it's humid out there. we can see the dew points in the 60s and the upper 60s. we are feeling it and then they
will drop down a little bit as we go throughout the day. all in all, a little bit of moisture in the atmosphere. now, temperatures are warm, coming in at 76 degrees, dc. 70 easton. eastern shore, salisbury 75 degrees. the weather pattern picks up on the front. this is the focus of the showers and thunderstorms. you think of a front, stalled out front, it's not moving. it can move back and forth and do that for today. it might shift to the north and if it does so, we will have a chance for thunderstorms around the area. be prepared for that. i'm going to keep that in. future trend, most of the storms will stay to the south. the temperature for today's, coming in around 86 degrees. that's nice and seasonable. still talking about the house fire. it shuts down north lenwood in baltimore, fayette and
orleans street. if you are traveling in the area, stick with lakewood as your alternate route. as far as the main lines are concerned, if you are bound to the bellway, a disabled car on the west side, route 40. as we look, north of the scene, old court road , the outer loop picking up. a 13 minute rides from 795 towards 95. if we pull up over drive times, no delays on the jfx if you are using that, 11 minutes from the beltway to downtown. no concerns 95. from the beltway to the toll plaza an 8 minute ride. lynette charles has been off for the past week. you took a little light reading with you. >> 50 shades of gray. >> this is a popular and erotic novel and now could become a movie. >> i don't know about that one.
>> you going to have a review. >> the book is woo. 50 shades of gray from mommy porn to musical. the musical won't make you flub 50 shades. it's relatively clean. the makers of the 2.5 minute musical are brothers. >> the idea came up when i saw, i was in the subway and saw all women reading from teenage girls to grandmothers. . >> reporter: a gay character makes his entrance. there have been other tributes to the lady porn phenomenon, turning the words of the books
in tolyics. toly -- lyrics. jimmy fa lone featurerred 50 shades of gray karaoke. >> i'm going to add sound effects if that's okay. apologize. what has been whipped up are sales, the wall street journal reports, the 50 shades trilogy sold almost 20 million copys in the us in five months and took the dragon tatoo books three years to accomplish that. while couples say the book has done wonders for their love life, the musical has it both ways.
thatch written their mini musical but have they read the book? >> i didn't read the whole book. >> you read a little bit. >> passages. >> some of it is awful. >> no shades of gray in that book review. big brawl at a little league game, caught on camera. coming up, what caused this match up that ended on a sour note from the state of georgia. a fight takes a dangerous turn, like a liberty game in itself. the shoe comes off and the guns come out. what happened next and how the drama ended when good morning maryland continues. we set our goals higher than anyone.
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if you are planning to tie the knot, one of the biggest expenses can be a bride gown. dresss will be given out for free to military families. cheryl conner has the story. >> reporter: before here comes the bride, there goes the money. the wedding gown is often one of the biggest expenses, rachel moore has been dreaming of this day since age 3. according to her mom's album, so she is going to get it right. >> the dress is beautiful. i feel beautiful. i think it's really going the make somebody look really beautiful on their wedding day. >> reporter: moore picked up her own dress from tlc in frederick , the price tag $1200. this one she slipped on is free. not for her, but for the military women who will stand on the same platform on tuesday. >> these men and women deserve all of the credit and all the
help that we as free people can give them. >> reporter: the owner is working with a nonprofit group, brides across america, to give out the dresses. >> i had a girl call and ask me if there was sales tax. no, there is no sales tax on zero. >> reporter: her family story helped her understand the meaning of sacrifice, her son- in-law is a active duty field surgeon in afghanistan. >> he and my daughter have been trying to have a child. she is now pregnant. she is five months pregnant. >> reporter: warfield will give away 100 dresses she says $95,000 in retail inventory. designer names at no cost. the only transaction is a military id, and proof of a current deployment within the past five years -- or a current deployment within the past five
years. taking the ruffles out of the planning and keeping them on the ground. for good morning maryland, cheryl conner, abc2 news. >> 40 people registered for today, that's going to leave 50 spaces for brides to show up. the deal is good for military spouses or active duty women. they will open at 10:00 this morning, they will stay open until every future bride is fitted. that's a great story. wonderful job by cheryl conner. loren loren joins us for caption this. i would ask if you read any good books, you would say no. >> no. i think lynette charles has. >> caption this. >> i love today's picture. sent in by a viewer, kevin scott. this golden retriever found a great way to keep cool. we posted the picture on facebook. michael wrote in rough day at
work. who says i have to stick my head out the window and pant. lori said i told you to make a right, men won't take directions from anyone. please keep your comments coming. we have been loving them. if you have a caption this photo idea, email it to us. this gives new meaning to political pride. this is a debate in jordan. a live debate, we came in to the video as one oh point was throwing his shoe at his other opponent, because he was accused of corruption. throwing shoes is a huge sign of disrespect and defiance. then the opponent took it further and pulled a gun on the opponent. the moderator didn't know this was going on.
the station ended the show. no shots were fired. watch. watch. shoe goes off. duck. here comes the gun. this is unbelievable video. no one was hurt. again, shoe was returned, gun was holstered and i guess everything went on as normal. look at this. punches thrown and tempers flared. this was state side at a courthouse in florida. what happened also what happened to an officer trying to break things up. he was fired for rescuing a drowning man, how this lifeguard is now being honored for his actions. you are waking up to what is new, now and next when good morning maryland continues in a moment. [ male announcer ] it would mean one billion dollars for maryland
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