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June 1982

WMAR-TV News (WMAR)

Series II. News Stock Footage Video, 1982-1987


June 1982

Month
Date
Story
Description
June 1 Bill Signing Governor Hughes signs a load of bills including gas credit cards and interest rates.
June 1 Gas Tax States new gas tax goes into effect today.some prices already rising.
June 1 Pascal Candidate Robert Pascal is on the campaign trail attacking the new gas tax.
June 1 Smoke Detectors Local groups donate money to by and hand out smoke detectors to the poor.a mini profile of good the Kiwanisdo.
June 1 Goslee First black woman candidate for judges position on the city bench.
June 1 Adrian Ward Sentenced Mary tells us that former track star gets life plus 60 on rape conviction.
June 1 Bethesda VO from WRC plus our stuff.video of suspect in IBM shootings.
June 1 Pool Safety Kathi tells us about precautions to take to avoid pool accidents.
June 1 Gas Tax VO of gas pumps for story on gas tax going into effect today.
June 1 Gas Credit Cards Joan tells us new law signed by Gov today may cause some gas companies to refuse using credit cards in MD.
June 1 Food Stamps Susan tells us new rules on food stamps have everyone confused.
June 1 Cherry Hill Cleanup Joyce pkg. on new cleanup efforts in Cherry Hill.part of I've got a secret thank you Baltimore efforts of volunteer.
June 2 Escapes Three more break out of pre-release center.
June 2 Prison Reax This is a sideway pkg. talking to prisoners and neighbors about all of these break outs.
June 2 Cop Shooting Man threatens to shoot cops.so they get him first.and kill him.
June 2 Car Search Supreme Court rules cops can search entire cars for probable cause.Maryland officials comment.video of a search.
June 2 2 on the Road Susan saddles up today to show us all how horses are helping handicapped kids with therapy.they go riding.
June 2 Pollack Blum's Jack tells us that the latest furniture store to close in area is Pollack Blum's.
June 2 Marketplace VO of marketplace for story on the project getting $30 million funding.
June 2 Texaco VO to go with story on Texaco not accepting credit cards at most stores.
June 2 Knecht Ave Train Crossing Joan tells us of plans to improve conditions at state's most dangerous railroad crossing.
June 2 Amtrak VO of Wilson Ave homes to update their stories.as well as Amtrak tunnel story.
June 2 Cop Shooting Art tells us that county cop shoots and kills a guy after guy threatened cop.
June 2 Cops Meeting VO of meeting between cops and black leaders.
June 2 Cop Dogs VO of county cop dogs.for story on need for more cops dogs.
June 2 Burro Lyn tells us about new Burro at SPCA.replaces the one that was mutilated in March.
June 2 Scrabble Kathi tells us about new school competition using scrabble to help kids learn.
June 3 Teacher Mike profiles on the teacher's being laid off.
June 3 School Bus Suit VO/SOT.parents of parochial school children sue state for transportation rights.
June 3 Anti vandalism VO of anti vandalism activities eastern high school.
June 3 Pascal/Landfill Pascal puts inmates to work planting Christmas tree on landfill.pkg.
June 3 Harbor Biz Jack tells us that even though business is down.revenue is up because of taxes.
June 3 Shockett's Joan takes us to opening of store.man owns store after working there for 40 plus years.
June 3 Bike Race Routes Scott shows us where bike race will go.
June 3 Nuclear Arms Another anti nuclear race type of story. This time a former salt negotiator calls in inter faith group to help the race.
June 3 Self Serve Gas Balto city planning commission wants to put a stop to more gas and go operations.
June 3 Show Boat Inner Harbor has a new attraction. a show boat that takes folks on water and entertains them.
June 3 Editorial This time we come out is favor of smoke detectors in people's homes.
June 3 Drug Bust Police bust largest drug ring in city history. Nab four and a half pounds pure heroine, furs, jewels and cash.
June 3 Essex Murder An early morning shooting at village of tall trees apartments.one dead, one injured.
June 3 Unemployed We take a look at the latest unemployment figures in Balto city and surrounding counties.
June 3 Movies Area theatre owners predict this will be one of the best summers in years for movies.
June 7 Missing Teen Arrest Mary tells us about 18 year old arrest for robbery and car theft in connection with disappearance of Jamie Griffin.
June 7 Teachers Protest VO of 500 teachers protesting outside city hall.budget cuts.
June 7 City Council/Budget VO for B-roll on live shot.council gets budget that has spurred teacher protest.
June 7 Landfill Hearing VO/SOT as hearings whether to keep Solley road open begin.
June 7 Peach Bottom Nuke Plant Kathi travels to peach bottom for preview of next week's mock emergency.
June 7 Air Fares Lyn looks at air fares now that summer is upon us.big differences in prices.check them out.
June 7 Andy at Large/Gliding Andy takes to the air.in a glider.
June 7 Peanut King Alleged ring leader or heroin drug ring.Maurice "Peanut" King.turns himself into the cops.
June 7 Food World A report on which food store chain is king of the big bucks in Baltimore..Giant is Giant.
June 7 Minority Bank Talking head about new minority owned bank opening up in Baltimore.
June 8 Student Protest VO of protest by students outside city hall.upset about teacher layoffs.
June 8 Lida Lee Tall Mike pkg.celebration making the saving of Lida Lee Tall.
June 8 Shooting VO of man who shot himself after argument with girlfriend.and chase by police.
June 8 Training School Mary goes on tour of MD training school for boys.bigwigs there also.to see how much money the place should.
June 8 Falcons Lyn updates saga of Scarlett and Ashley.USF&G Falcons.
June 8 Andy at large/Strawberries Andy takes us strawberry-picking.
June 8 Student Protest Group of students march around city hall demanding that their teacher's job be saved.
June 8 School Worker We profile one school social worker who will have to triple his work to make up for all of the School System layoffs.
June 8 Peace Rally Local group announces its plans for huge anti nuclear demonstration at United Nations.
June 8 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a lady get guard rails put in front of her home.to stop cars from crashing into it.
June 9 Minnow Swallow Guys on the shore are swallowing live minnows.worms are eating out of the fish and through folks stomach.
June 9 Artscape Artscape begins with folks preparing their art projects for display.
June 9 Smith retires Uma pkg.state pox superintendent Thomas Smith retires.
June 9 Teachers Joan tells us that county will layoff 47 teachers.
June 9 Guardian Angels VO.angels recruit in front of city hall.
June 9 Landfill Lyn tells us what's next now that only hazardous dump site in state has been ordered closed.
June 9 Fish Market Joan tells us that fish merchants will be without a home for six months after they lose city lease.and before the.
June 9 Retiree Lyn tells us what's next now that only carrier who'll retire.
June 9 Birthday VO of man celebrating 100th birthday at Jewish conv. Center in co.
June 9 Andy at large/Recycling Andy tells us that recycling can be good for environment and poor if you give tennis stuff.
June 10 Test by MIS Department Test by MIS department on expanded news file.
June 10 Peanut Kind Court sketches of Maurice peanut king as he is denied bail in alleged drug ring.
June 10 Griffin Search Divers are called into search for body of Jamie Griffin.still no sign of him.
June 10 Smoke Detector Sales Mike tells us of city's latest plan sell smoke detectors at around cost.to get people to use them.
June 10 Detector Giveaway VO/SOT..St. George cross gives away 100 detectors to parishioners.
June 10 Detector Costs Uma checks out prices of smoke detectors in the area.
June 10 Handicapped Profile Joan profiles handicapped couple getting a new chance in their own home.
June 10 Lottery/NAACP More charges by NAACP that lottery uses unfair hiring practices.
June 10 Curran VO of Joseph Curran.the man who would be Lt Gov.
June 10 Andy at large/T-Ball Andy tells us about T-ball. a way kids can learn to play baseball.without striking out.
June 11 Steel National story.government says some foreign countries illegally dumped steel in US.
June 11 Steel Reaction Beth steel workers reaction to today's government ruling about illegal dumping of foreign steel in US.
June 11 Blue Chip Jobs Kathi tells us about Wang becoming involved in blue chip-in program.
June 11 Heroin Mary tells us that city is trying to stop drug traffic.by tracking down on pushers.
June 11 Cross Burning VO of house where cross was burned on door.
June 11 Fire Truck Accident VO of fire truck ax downtown.
June 11 Hughes/Curran VO of governor announcing choice as running mate.Baltimore city state Senator Joe Curran.
June 11 Curran Profile Joan profiles Baltimore city state Senator Joe Curran.Gov Hughes' running mate.
June 11 Artscape Footage of the event.
June 11 Earl Weaver VO of Orioles' manager signing his book.
June 11 Special Olympics VO of special Olympics at Towson State.
June 11 Gov/Curran The governor finally makes it official and names Curran as his running mate for the upcoming gubernatorial election.
June 11 Fire truck Accident A fire truck has to avoid parked car while taking a turn.loses control and smashed into five other cars.
June 11 Fight Sales We take a look at the big business in Baltimore surrounding homes/cooney fight.
June 11 Contact 2 Contact two helps a lady recover value of package that US mail lost.
June 11 Editorial This time Arnie talks about the badness of cutting back on garbage collections.
June 14 Vacant Focuses Joan looks at new city council proposal to allow vacant houses owned by city to be made low-cost housing.
June 14 Housing Baltimore housing picture break according US league of savings assn.
June 14 Landfill/Monument St. Two universities will study health affects of monument st landfill.
June 14 Jamie Griffin Dogs now involved in search for missing teen.
June 14 Car Body V/O.car found in body.
June 14 Balto Co Body VO/SOT body found behind shed in county.
June 14 Terrorism/Medicine Doctors from all over the world meet in Baltimore to discuss medical treatment of terrorism victims.
June 14 Andy at large/Cruises Andy shows us how to cruise cheaply.
June 14 Flag Day Flag day ceremonies at Fort McHenry pkg.
June 15 Indict Set Up Indictment comes down charging one up with construction of justice.backgrounder on investigation and list of charges.
June 15 Police Indictment Dennis Hill comments on today's indictment that came down.
June 15 Customs House Baltimore's customs house will be shut down by budget cuts.city could lose millions of dollars.
June 15 Contact 2 Contact 2 rides the rails to help a person who is having trouble with his model toy trains.
June 15 Teachers Talks SOT/VO as teachers go into bargaining sessions with city.trying to save jobs.
June 15 Customs House VO of customs house.it's going to close.victim of budget cuts.
June 15 Beth Steel Workers Uma tells us about problems that crop up when unemployment in lengthy.
June 15 Accident VO of accident in Balto Co.
June 15 Cement Company Joan tells us about new cement company opening at sparrows point.should create new jobs.
June 15 Mcguirk SOT with Mcguirk.almost for sure Bogley will be Lt Gov candidate.
June 15 Passport to Success New program will take kids around the city to learn.and possibly around the world.
June 15 Andy at large/Bird Andy profiles Oriole Bird.
June 16 Sampson Captured The third escapee from Easter Sunday breakout is captured in Baltimore.
June 16 Mall Mondawmin mall is evacuated for a while because coffee shop catches fire.
June 16 Russian Lady The story of a Baltimore woman and her fight to get her husband out of the Soviet Union.
June 16 Sykesville Profile The Sykesville town council declares itself a nuclear free zone.
June 16 Lyons Jeffrey Lyons reviews grease two.
June 17 Reagan Reagan addresses U.N. on nukes.
June 17 Reagan Reagan addresses U.N. on nuke VO-SOT.
June 17 School Tests City students do well in California tests VO-SOT.
June 17 Tall Ships Tall ships sail into Philly to celebrate town's 300th birthday. VO
June 17 School Tests Pkg.Tobie voice.city school test scores way up.
June 17 Census Joan pkg.new census figures show Baltimore city has many single parent homes.which leads to poverty.
June 17 A&P Concessions VO A&P workers approve contract concessions.
June 17 Black Journalists VO/SOT at beginning of black journalists' convention in Baltimore.
June 17 Afro Newspaper Deloris pkg.profiles Baltimore's black newspaper.the afro.
June 17 Stray Dogs Follow-up Ed follows up from talking to.trying to solve stray dog problem in Fells Point.
June 17 Tall Ships in Philly Pkg.Andy sails into Philly on board Pride of Balto.help celebrate Philly's 300th birthday.
June 17 Ward's Interest VO.ward's to raise interest rates.
June 17 Annie Premiere.Ronald McDonald House VO of Ronald McDonald House inside Uma remote on Annie premiere.money goes to this house.
June 17 Tracey Trial A man convicted of killing Balto city cop is sentenced to 45 years in prison.people upset it is not life.
June 17 Vacant Houses City wants to sell vacant houses to people for just 200 dollars if they agree to fix them up.
June 17 Governor Reaction Governor Hughes comments on fact that his current Lt Gov is running on oppositions ticket for re-election.
June 17 Annie Hype The movie Annie opens tonight.us to sidebar on all of the Annie merchandising going on.multi million dollar business.
June 17 Contact 2 A minor bank error results in a rubber paycheck.contact two comes to t he rescue setting things straight.
June 17 Editorial WMAR tv comes out in favor of local efforts to find summer jobs for kids by private business.
June 18 Toxic Waste State says it might take all summer and $100,000 to clean up a hazardous waste site in Cecil county.
June 18 Water Levels Balto reservoirs are filled to the brim.quite a change from a few months ago when city thought it would be hit with.
June 18 Voting Rights Senate passes extension of the voting rights act.we get reaction from Rev. Jesse Jackson.
June 18 Gas Prices Gas supplies in Balto hit 1979 levels.not a return to gas lines..just higher prices again.
June 18 Local Steel Local react to steel workers meeting on deciding to give steelmakers wage concessions.
June 18 Hardee's Jobs Hundreds of people lines up for jobs at Hardee's in Baltimore county. Security blvd.
June 18 Chesapeake Restaurant VO.Chesapeake restaurant lined up for jobs at bankruptcy.
June 18 Gas Prices VO.gas prices in Maryland skyrocket.
June 18 Toxic Waste VO/search for toxic chemicals in Cecil county quarry.
June 18 Hawkins Point Mary pkg.Hawkins PT residents meet with state.which wants to dump hazardous waste in the area.
June 18 Stray Dogs Follow-up Ed follows his talking two meeting.trying to stop stray dogs in Fells Point.
June 18 Jesse Jackson Pkg.Jesse Jackson talks to black newspaper convention at convention center.
June 18 Andy at large Pkg.Andy goes to his daughter's graduation.
June 19 Polish Day Polish festival in Balto.people use it to mark sixth month anniversary of marital law in Poland.
June 19 Peace Jobs Marchers in the city plan to get federal funds to help the citys jobless.
June 19 Smoke Detectors A man is tired of so many folks dying in fires so he is giving smoke detectors to the elderly.for free.
June 19 Gunman Man enters Washington Monument with antique gun.threatens others with it and threatens suicide.he is talked.
June 19 Zoo Walk Fundraiser in Baltimore zoo as folks dress up and have party there at night.
June 20 Test of News File System This is a test of the news file system.
June 20 Conaway Sign Pkg.conaway in controversy again.this time for using sign to promo his insurance firm.has "delegate" on it.
June 20 Polish Fundraiser VO/SOT.fundraiser for Polish refugees in Baltimore.
June 21 Drug Bust Pkg.25 million dollar drug bust in city.
June 21 Jail VO/SOT.Maryland jails are more and more overcrowded.
June 21 Arson Meeting Set pkg.state crackdown on arson.
June 21 Bay Vo.then SOT on studies showing the bay is deteriorating.
June 21 Pool Times VO kids swimming.
June 21 Summer Camp Pkg.summer camp in the area.
June 21 Andy at large/Orlinsky Andy profiles Wally's brother Zeke who is a self-made man.makes his own paper.
June 22 Jessup Escape Two inmates escape from Patuxent institute.we do live shot with B roll of the search with dogs and choppers.
June 22 Swisher/Schmoke Two candidates FPR states attorney in Baltimore city react to Hinckley verdict and insanity laws.
June 22 Beaten Kid People upset of fight at apartment complex pool in which adults beat up a black child.people trying to ease.
June 22 Orioles Wives Orioles' wives at Hopkins Plaza to preview upcoming auction to help charity.Dawson is three.
June 22 Contact 2 Follow-up on woman who needed guard rail placed along road in front of her house.
June 22 Eggman Bail Review Joan pkg.kid arrested for murdering Eggman has bail review.
June 22 Insanity Law Pkg.Jack looks at effects of insanity law in Maryland.
June 22 Consumer Prices Pkg.consumer prices up significantly.
June 22 Farmers Pkg.Maryland farmers have problems.
June 22 PTO Protest VO/SOT.parents.students protest teachers layoffs.city education budget.
June 22 Andy at large/Muffler Pkg.Andy and noisy muffler.
June 23 Nurse Sickout Nurse at provident hospital stage a sickout to protest hospital policy.shutting down many services.
June 23 City Budget Uma takes a look at new city budget deal worked out before the official city council meeting.
June 23 2 On the Road Susan is on the road in Monkton to visit an art gallery opened by women to highlight the works of Maryland.
June 23 Nurses Sickout VO.provident nurses stage sickout.
June 23 Bay Cruise Pkg.governor cruises Chesapeake Bay.
June 23 Jail Follow-up VO/SOT.escapees still loose.state wants to know why they were left on their own to leave Patuxent.
June 23 Birth Control Pkg.new study shows birth control can prevent cancer in some cases.
June 23 Dolphins Pkg.dolphins are back.but they may not stay because of problems in design of tanks.etc.
June 23 Andy at large/Wind Surfing Pkg.Andy goes wind surfing.
June 24 Tunnel Accident Multi car accident at the Harbor tunnel thruway.one person dies and others are injured.
June 24 Brothers Accident Two brothers are killed when their motorbikes crash head on, on a dark country road.
June 24 Double Murder A mother and her seven year old son are found murdered in their home.
June 24 Contact 2 Today contact 2 helps a local person get his IRS refund check from Uncle Sam.
June 24 Editorial The controversial Hinckley verdict and the uproar over insanity laws is the subject of tonight's editorial.
June 25 Haig Resigns Alexander Haig resigns from office today. WE have bites from Reagan and Haig.
June 25 Interest Rates As of July 1st.interest rate limits go up on loans and credit cards.we take a look at what this means.
June 25 Era React We get local reaction on now's decision to concede defeat on getting the era ratified t his year.
June 25 Oldest Cop New state troopers graduate.and they get some sage advice from a graduate of the first police class in 1921.
June 26 Market Day Baltimore's economy is surviving.city is attracting new businesses.but if one part of city is to survive it.
June 26 Voter Drive A local radio station is sponsoring a major voter registration drive.
June 26 Rodeo The Maryland stampede rodeo rounds itself up at the Timonium fairgrounds.
June 26 Estonia Festival As part of the showcase of nations.the weekend festival this weekend is put on by the folks of Estonia.a country.
June 26 Atlanta Memorial Fund raising effort at Morgan State to erect a memorial for the murdered Atlanta children.here in Baltimore.
June 26 Lacrosse An end to the world lacrosse games.thank you dinner for all who participated.
June 27 Astronauts Mike voices net package.ready for and blast off.
June 27 Crowd VO of crowd watching shuttle launch.
June 27 Storm Mike voices net pkg.storm damage that could have prevented shuttle lift off.
June 27 Sandtown Condos Kathi pkg.new low income housing opens in city.
June 27 Farmers Market Opening day of summer farmer's market downtown.
June 27 Pascal/Republicans VO/SOT.republican club.Pascal assesses chances of winning governor's race.
June 27 Mitchell Open House VO.Mitchell holds open house for 7th congressional district.
June 27 McDonald's Walkathon VO/SOT McDonald's employees walk 14 miles to site of new Ronald McDonald house.
June 27 Challenger Net pkg.looking at new space shuttle.
June 27 Storm VO of storm that rolled in this evening.
June 27 Glider Accident Mike voiced pkg.Washington reporter dies while taping glider segment for WDVM Saturday magazine.
June 27 Pascal/Haig SOT/VO Pascal blasts administration for letting Haig resign over Mid East.
June 27 Shuttle Phone Kathi pkg.now you can call and listen to shuttle.
June 28 Prison Report JJ pkg.state taskforce critical of security at MD Pen.in wake of Easter Sunday escapes.
June 28 Murder VO.body pulled from stream in county Pelham Woods area.apparently murder.
June 28 Goddard Shuttle Uma pkg.stress takes toll on workers at Goddard during space shuttle flight.
June 28 Sarbanes Joan set pkg.Sarbanes announces re-election plans.
June 28 Ronald McDonald Delores pkg.opening of Ronald McDonald house in Baltimore.
June 28 Andy at large/WCBM Andy looks at Balto's first all news talk radio station.
June 29 SPRY Joan pkg.controversy surrounding Harford county councilman who admitted to tax evasion charges.should he resign.
June 29 Drunk Driving Lyn pkg.new crackdown on drunk driving.aimed at citizen participation.
June 29 Moats Follow-up Hanrahan set piece.follow up Rebecca Moats.little girl killed after being hit by a car in Harford county.
June 29 Accident VO/SOT truck/car accident.one person in serious condition.
June 29 Gas Credit Cards Reactions SOT inside Mike live.reacting to court injunction stopping law on gas credit cards.
June 29 Elderly Housing Deloris pkg.new senior citizens housing project opens up in Baltimore.
June 29 Andy at large/summer camp Andy pkg.kids flying off to summer camp from BWI to Vermont.
June 29 Texaco Lawsuit A court order temporarily blocks new law banning oil company credit cards.
June 29 Hawkins Point Gov. Hughes and Cong. Mikulski are at odds over whether to expand the Hawkins Point waste dump.
June 29 Education Meeting Educators from across the country are meeting in Baltimore to talk about budget cuts in education and what to do about..
June 29 Handicapped New Supreme Court ruling limits the rights of handicapped students.Maryland and Educators fear it is setback for students.
June 29 Maritime Learning how to pilot ships at the maritime institute of technology.
June 29 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a student get scholastic award after a four year wait.
June 30 New York Air JJ pkg.inside remote New York air leaving BWI.
June 30 Poultry Plant VO...City's only poultry processing plant.Dover.closes because of economy.
June 30 International Development VO/SOT.big international conference coming to Baltimore.U.N. Secretary General among the guests.
June 30 Sexual Abuse Pkg.how to prevent sexual attacks on kids in wake of two separate incidents overnight.
June 30 Sickle Cell Test Pkg.new test for sickle cell anemia in unborn children.
June 30 Orangutan VO.new orangutan arrives in crate in Baltimore.video is crate.
June 30 Andy at large/Hughes Andy follows gov. as he files for re-election.
June 30 Teacher Recalls Money is being found to recall some of the city teachers who were recently laid off.
June 30 Drinking Wrap The states new drinking age will be phased in beginning tonight at midnight.Mike does live wrap around of what the..
June 30 ERA/DC The era deadline hits a midnight as the amendment falls.but era forces rally in DC with a new battle cry and pledge.
June 30 Two on the Road Tonight Susan runs across an auto body shop that is owned and operated by a 21 year old and his brothers.a thriving.