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September 1982

WMAR-TV News (WMAR)

Series II. News Stock Footage Video, 1982-1987


September 1982

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Date
Story
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Sept 1 MD Food Commission State food commission kicks off annual hunger appeal.collecting food for needy.
Sept 1 Taco Bell Ken accepts check from taco bell for the upcoming MDA telethon.
Sept 1 Hopkins Best Johns Hopkins is listed as one of ten best medical centers in country.
Sept 1 Faith Healers Part three of three part series on faith healing.
Sept 1 Swisher/Schmoke The latest chapter in the controversy of Charles Hopkins and his weekend passes from Clifford T Perkins and whether.
Sept 1 Roads Some owings mills residents are complaining about the hours of construction to the northeast exp.
Sept 1 General Motors GM announces plan to resume renovation of its Broening highway plant.2 year project.some jobs created.pkg
Sept 1 Hughes/Hutchison Gov defends record of trying to preserve Chesapeake Bay.VO/SOT
Sept 1 Anne Arundel Co Executive Race Part 2 Special political segment on race for Anne Arundel county executive.candidates-Hammond, Boileaul (GOP).
Sept 1 Neighborhood An eviction of a business in Baltimore has produced a trail of dumped television sets.
Sept 1 Credit Report News report about how to keep a good credit record.
Sept 1 Andy at large (first day of school) Andy looks at the first day of school in Howard county.
Sept 2 Crew Resigns John crew announces that he is resigning as head of school system.
Sept 2 School Buses School bus contractors turn down cities latest offer.
Sept 2 Howard School Trail Parents at a Howard County school upset that their kids have to walk along a dangerous path instead of taking a bus.
Sept 2 Contact 2 Contact 2 gets city to put up no ball playing sign next to homes.
Sept 2 Editorial Arnine talks about upcoming MDA telethon.
Sept 2 Weather Service National weather service has a new computer that will help it give longer range more accurate forecasts.
Sept 2 Pollution Indictment (Fairchild's Indust.) Fairchild industries is indicted with 86 counts for dumping hazardous waste into the ground at its Hagerstown plant.
Sept 2 Anne Arundel Co Detention Center Co exec Rob Pascal heads experiment to require juveniles to spend weekends at detention center. Pkg.Eng of center in Ann.
Sept 2 Neighborhood Part 2 Part 2 of the abandoned tv mystery.
Sept 2 Calendar Labor day events around neighborhood.
Sept 2 Andy at large (Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts) Andy looks at children tae kwan do school in Howard county.
Sept 3 Debate Preview of democratic gubernatorial debate.with comments from candidates.
Sept 3 Unemployment We look at unemployment in Baltimore and Maryland.contrasting it to national figures.
Sept 3 Rollercoaster Report on some bozo who has ridden every rollercoaster in the country.
Sept 3 Labor Day Labor day traffic update at tunnel.
Sept 7 Shriver Pam Shriver defeats Martina Navratilova in quarterfinals of US Tennis Open.
Sept 7 Schools open Kids in class on first day of schools in Baltimore city and county.
Sept 7 School buses Yellow school buses not all running on first day of school.private contractors want more money.
Sept 7 MTA/Students Students riding MTA buses to school must now pay more money.
Sept 7 Lunches VO of kids eating school lunches.
Sept 7 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a family get replacement for broken baby stroller.
Sept 7 United Way Executives gather to learn ways of fundraising for united way.
Sept 7 Fair Preview Sally Thorner preview the upcoming city fair by looking at parking and all around mess you can expect downtown.
Sept 7 Fair History Jack Bowden takes a look at city fairs in the past.a historic perspective.
Sept 8 Yellow Bus Follow-up City makes new offer to bus contractors. Some say yes others say no.
Sept 8 Building Collapse Building collapses while being renovated, trapping worker for a few minutes.minor injuries.
Sept 8 Two on the Road On the road to Irvine nature center.
Sept 8 Fair management We profile the fair manager and others who are putting this extravaganza together.
Sept 8 Fair Neighborhood Some neighborhoods involved in city fair are upset over some change in rules.
Sept 9 Neighbor Report Neighborhood reacts violently to arrest and subsequent death of suspected drug dealer.Jamaicans there accuse police of.
Sept 9 Pressman SOT with city comptroller Hyman Pressman as he announces his endorsement of incumbent state's attorney William Swisher.
Sept 9 Older Moms Second part of a 3-part series from news on the dangers of women getting pregnant later in life.
Sept 9 Andy at large Andy travels to Atlantic City to preview the Miss America Pageant.
Sept 9 Shooting Follow-up We follow-up story of suspected drug dealer who died while in police custody.
Sept 9 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps newlyweds get their furniture repaired and replaced.
Sept 9 Editorial Editorial on get out the vote next week.
Sept 9 Fair Rides We check on the rides and their safety at this year's city fair.
Sept 9 Fair Consumers We check on what you can expect at this year's fair.
Sept 10 Fair Opens Baltimore City fair opens.final preps and opening ceremonies.
Sept 10 Fair Overview An overview of what is available at fair.
Sept 10 Loyola Student We meet a handicapped student who has been mainstreaming through schools since junior high.
Sept 10 ND Tower College of Notre Dame dedicates renovated tower.
Sept 10 Contact 2 Contact 2 recaps some old stories with mailbag.
Sept 10 Two on the Road Two on the road shows us a silver chaser and what he does.
Sept 10 Copter Cam Aerials of the 13th annual Baltimore city fair.
Sept 11 Night Fair Day 2 of the fair.our nightly report. Kathy Bond does this one. Nice pix.
Sept 11 Cowboy Chic The trend toward cowboy fashions.boots and hats etc. Now seems to be fading in most places except Texas.
Sept 12 Stadium Lyn and Keith Fox put together a montage of events at the home opener for the Colts vs. the Patriots.
Sept 12 Fair Closing Closing Night at the fair. Kathi is there with a wrap of how it all went. Good night pix.
Sept 12 Fireworks Pretty pix of the gala fireworks at the close of the fair.
Sept 12 Parade I'm proud to be an American parade attracts huge crowds.some 30,000 in attendance.
Sept 12 Defenders Defenders day festivities at Ft. McHenry.V/O
Sept 12 Baby Sentimental piece on the Gerber family and their little girl who has to daily fight to survive.
Sept 13 Double Murder Two Baltimore families get into wild knife fight.two wind up dead.
Sept 13 Tormollen Plea Wife of state trooper pleads for information leading to criminals who shot her husband.
Sept 13 Election Preview Preview of this year's primary election.
Sept 13 Acne Cure A sure fire acne cure is now available buy prescription.
Sept 13 Movie Review Jeffrey Lyons reviews fast times at Ridgemont high.another edition of bad movie.
Sept 14 Election Day Voters at the election booths this morning.
Sept 14 Candidates Vote Candidates for governor at voting booths.
Sept 14 Follow Voter We follow one person who is taken to polls as part of get out the vote effort.
Sept 14 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a lady get replacement for bad paint on her walls.
Sept 14 Little Italy A look at primary election day in little Italy.it's a party.
Sept 15 Jamaican Arrests Police sweep through Pimlico neighborhood finding drugs and guns.arresting 29 people.
Sept 15 Sarbanes/Schaefer Mayor Schaefer endorses Paul Sarbanes for upcoming general election.
Sept 15 Two on the Road Susan talks with man who is organizer of local theater group.
Sept 15 Beyond the Mind's Eye Part one of series on computer graphics and how they work.
Sept 15 Jamaican Arrests Lyn does a set wrap on the raid by police that led to the arrest of some 30 Park Heights residents in that already.
Sept 15 Election Follow-up Day after wrap of highlights from yesterday's primary.big day's primary.big winners and losers.
Sept 15 Hecht's Hecht co. opens its Towson branch.part of the new look to the Towson Plaza. Economic disarray not a factor in consumer.
Sept 15 Rodgers Forge Neighborhood report focuses on efforts of Rodgers Forge residents to have a left turn signal installed at York $ Stephen.
Sept 15 BSO Preview Day before opening festivities at the Joseph Meyerhoff home for the Baltimore symphony orchestra.
Sept 15 Andy at large Day after the primary retrospect on the graceful losers.
Sept 16 Pascal Prison Pascal starts general election campaign by blasting the way governor Hughes is handling state's prison system.
Sept 16 Hogan NC Hogan unveils new tv ad campaign.
Sept 16 Contact 2 Make sure you know what you are doing when you buy gas for less when paying cash.
Sept 16 United Way United way kicks off annual drive with a breakfast.
Sept 16 Beyond the Minds Eye How computers help doctors look inside the body with special visual effects.
Sept 16 Anticipation Last minute preps for opening night at the Meyerhoff symphony hall.
Sept 16 Backgrounder A little historical perspective on how far the symphony has come over the years. File video from 1975.
Sept 16 BG&E V/O SOT with president of the Afl-Cio on what can be done about the 30% rate hike from BG&E and it's supplier
Sept 16 Volunteers Volunteers at the national aquarium perform a valuable function.
Sept 16 Andy at Large At large in Bamberger's where they use real life mannequins.
Sept 16 Symphony Open Myerhoff hall opens.
Sept 17 Jewish New Year Jewish New Year begins at sundown. See the type of dinner and service they have.
Sept 17 North Avenue Accident Accident injures 4 North Avenue & Warwick.
Sept 17 United Way United Way campaign continues with jazz fest at security square mall.
Sept 17 Orlinsky Reports that Orlinsky has struck a deal to plea guilty.
Sept 17 Bauman Robert Bauman says he is not going to challenge vote count.
Sept 17 Hopkins Porter Hopkins says he has beaten Robert Bauman and looks forward to general election.
Sept 17 School Votes Plan to keep city schools open during elections.
Sept 17 Weaver Day We talk with man who wrote song for than K Earl day.
Sept 17 Arms Race Billboards go up around town calling for nuclear weapons freeze.
Sept 17 Minds Eye Part 3 of series. We see how computers are helping build buildings.
Sept 17 Park Heights The Park Heights saga continues with the formation of 2 groups. The Rupert Campbell Alliance and one led by councilman.
Sept 17 Johnson Vote Kenneth Johnson says there's been a change in the primary vote tally in the supreme bench race.meaning that he won.
Sept 17 Inglewood Set wrap by Ed on what's going on in Inglewood in reference to their traffic problem. Drivers keep cutting through as a.
Sept 17 Fleisher Leon Fleisher is featured in this piece about his comeback at the symphony opening when he played with both hands for the first time.
Sept 17 Andy at Large Andy follows the trail of the t-shirt all the way back to it's beginnings. i.e. before any writing is put on it.
Sept 18 Metro Games Local service agencies take part in the metro games and the money goes to a good cause.
Sept 19 Rail Strike Rail strike halts train service for more than 5000 Marylanders and rail traffic nationwide stops. Local impact.
Sept 19 Earl Day Earl's fans honor him on his special day at this stadium. Good piece.
Sept 19 Olympics Second annual emergency medical services Olympics at UMBC. V/O SOT.
Sept 20 Reagan Mideast President Regan announces US Marines are going back into Beirut.
Sept 20 City football We see what a football strike would do to local economy around the stadium and for the city.
Sept 20 Trash Pickup City cuts back trash pickups to once a week.
Sept 20 Pascal Hughes Candidates for governor meet one on one for their first candidate's forum.
Sept 21 Orlinsky Walter Orlinsky pleads guilty under plea bargain. Must resign. Pay money back. Disbarment.
Sept 21 Edward Mann Trial Judge rules Edward Mann can defend himself. Charged with shooting death of several during shooting spree at IBM building.
Sept 21 Steelworkers Meeting Steelworkers meet across the country watch video screen of meeting in Atlantic City say Reaganomics is to cause for.
Sept 21 Superintendents Meetings Public gets to talk about replacement for Dr. John crew city school superintendent.
Sept 21 Wartime Drill City hospitals holds a disaster drill in case of wartime.doctors protest their involvement in drill.
Sept 21 Port Welcome Port welcome may be bought from state to Baltimore city.used file from April 1981.
Sept 21 Foxfire  
Sept 21 Football Strike Report on what is happening at Colts camp the first day of layer's strike.
Sept 21 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a lady get IRS refund. They were taking her money for husband's child support payments.not legal.
Sept 22 Drug Bust Anne Arundel police go after 38 suspects after 6 month undercover investigation.
Sept 22 Orlinsky Follow-up What is happening at city hall the day after Orlinsky pleads guilty to extortion and as he prepares to resign.
Sept 22 Russell O'Connor Two candidates for state attorney in Baltimore county spout off.
Sept 22 All Savers We look at all savers certificates one year later now that people are about to cash in on them.
Sept 22 Two on the Road Two on the road looks at the time honored tradition of screen painting.painting pictures on window screens.
Sept 22 Haslup Follow-up UMA follows up story of young girl electrocuted by tv set. Family is suing company.girl is now blind and paralyzed.
Sept 22 Railroad Strike Railroad strike is over. Holfed takes a look at local angle.
Sept 22 Cheap Gas Gas station sells gas at 50 cents a gallon but only if use silver coins which are valued at 2.50 each.
Sept 22 Dundalk Bridge Dundalk bridge closed for 3 months due to repairs.
Sept 22 Paddle for People P.J. Cricketts give percentage on each drink to benefit fuel fund. Mike Holfeld bartending.
Sept 22 Ho Jo Hotels Ground is broken for the new Howard Johnson's hotel to be built downtown. Fist of many new hotels being built in the area.
Sept 22 Preservation Baltimore is getting in on the national trend of reclaiming old buildings. Makes them eligible for tax credit and national.
Sept 22 Rail Strike Reagan signs legislation ordering striking locomotive engineers back to work. We talk to someone about the issue.
Sept 22 Bureau Bank New resource bank acts as clearinghouse for all Baltimore city residents. Ed set wrap.
Sept 22 Long Distance Alternatives to using MA bell for long distance calls available in the Baltimore area; MCI, Sprint, ITT, Western Union.
Sept 22 Andy at Large The man behind the voice.a profile of Larry Lewman.
Sept 23 Prison Protest Prison guards stage sick out to protest staffing problem.
Sept 23 Bus Accident Another MTA bus meets head. Another within a dump truck.
Sept 23 Variety Gold Variety club sponsors gold tournament for charity.
Sept 23 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps lady get reimbursed for bed from Medicare.
Sept 23 Editorial Editorial on case of Walter Orlinsky.
Sept 23 Mother's Exchange Business where mother's swap and sell second hand baby stuff for other baby stuff.
Sept 23 Bentley 2nd cong. District race heats up as challenge Helen Bentley lashes out at the incumbent at a news conference.
Sept 23 IRS Conference IRS confiscates thousands of dollars worth of silver from Joseph Martin of Burtonsville to pay the taxes he owes them.
Sept 23 Love House Kathi updates how sales for the "love house" are faring. The drawing in November.
Sept 23 At Large Howard county has first woman sheriff in state. Fourth in country. Andy is there.
Sept 24 Baltimore Fever We talk to fans and find out why pennant fever hasn't hit big here.
Sept 24 Drug Busy City makes large drug bust getting drugs cash guns and suspects.
Sept 24 Milwaukee Race Pennant fever is big in Milwaukee as the fans look for a championship.
Sept 24 Contact 2 Contact 2 wraps up a series of reports on mailbag.
Sept 24 Two on the Road Two on the road goes to Penn. in order to look at a new winery.
Sept 24 Drug Bust Another major drug ring is raided by the narcotics special task force of the Baltimore city police department. 50 lbs of.
Sept 24 GM Tour 1982 models unloaded at wholesale weekend sale at Broening highway plant.
Sept 24 Business Awards Annual Pate awards given out down at the convention center. V/O.
Sept 24 Gas Prices Generic V/O stuff of gas pumps.
Sept 24 Team Profile Live remote with side roll package from Milwaukee with John Saunders as we get ready for the first game of the 3-game.
Sept 24 Remington Follow up from the neighborhood bureau on the traffic problems in Remington.
Sept 24 Port Bougainville V/O of ambassador ship up from the Florida Keys.
Sept 24 Lexington Market They lay the time capsule in the wall at the Lexington Market. It will not be unearthed for 100 years.
Sept 25 Paddle Second annual paddle for people at the inner harbor. Sally and Mike are there and they do a package together on the event.
Sept 26 Bush Bush comes to Annapolis for the fundraiser for Marjorie Hold. Lots of republicans turn out for it also.
Sept 26 Liddy J. Gordon Liddy comes to Towson State to talk to students about the dream world they live in. V/O SOT.
Sept 26 Conowingo Gas line rupture for the third time in Conowingo. Cecil county has nearly 300 evacuated from campsites.
Sept 26 Priests At the cathedral of Mary our queen some 20 priests are conferred Monsignor honors. V/O SOT. Nice pix.
Sept 27 Sex Education Two city schools are part of new sex education program that includes medical exams and free contraceptives.
Sept 27 Smoke Detectors City firefighters are going door to door to make sure everyone has a smoke detector.enforcing new law.
Sept 27 Gino Follow-up Police raise reward and have sketch of suspect in shooting.
Sept 27 Long Lines Hundreds of people standing in line for tickets to last home stand of season against Milwaukee.
Sept 27 NCPAC NCPAC launches new Campaign against Paul Sarbanes.claiming he is losing labor support.
Sept 27 Flu Shots City gives out free flu shots to anyone older than 18.
Sept 27 Mail Fraud Part one of a series of reports on mail fraud.con artists.
Sept 28 Prison Break Eight people wounded as three inmates try to escape state pen.
Sept 28 Nuclear Drill State officials play lets pretend at state nuke plant.what if there were a nuke accident.
Sept 28 Armco Steel New expansion at steel plant could mean more jobs for area.
Sept 28 Ticket lines We talk to fans standing on line for hours waiting for tickets to Orioles last home series.
Sept 28 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a lady get her diamond ring fixed.
Sept 28 Mail Fraud Part 2 of news series on mail fraud.
Sept 29 Pen Guards Follow-up Follow-up to attempted prison break that ended with eights people shot.
Sept 29 Steelworkers Steelworkers in Baltimore are getting together food for laid off folks.
Sept 29 Subway Status Update on Baltimore's subway cars. We watch them being tested on the tracks.
Sept 29 Two on the Road Susan talks to man behind the music he fixes instruments and helps kids learn how to play them.
Sept 29 Mail Fraud Final part of short series on mail fraud by news.
Sept 29 Pascal Joan meets up with Pascal at BWI and he comments on overcrowding in the prisons in light of yesterday's attempted breakout.
Sept 29 Prison React Deloris goes out to the streets and talks to the neighborhood surrounding the state pen and gets their reactions to the attempted.
Sept 29 Chemical Spill Students evacuated from chemistry class at old Mill High in AA county when an unidentified chemical is poured down the.
Sept 29 Gilman Kids V/O SOT with kids at the Gilman school getting ready to ask questions in the Hogan-Sarbanes debate in October.
Sept 29 McMillen Profile of Tom McMillen. Basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks who may be pursuing a political career from his A.A.
Sept 29 Rats Ed Hanrahan seeks out the "rat patrol" to see if funding cutbacks in the city's rodent control program will affect number of.
Sept 29 At large Andy talks about the "get your buns into shape" fad.
Sept 30 Campbell Autopsy Official autopsy report shows Rupert Campbell was not beaten to death but died from accidental causes.
Sept 30 City Grants City gets one and one half million bucks from Washington for housing work.
Sept 30 Contact 2 Contact 2 helps a couple change the name of their baby.
Sept 30 Editorial We do an editorial on Earl Weaver's last season.
Sept 30 Bay Report After 6 years of studies the EPA issues it's report saying the Chesapeake Bay is not dead but that it needs big.
Sept 30 Pascal GOP gubernatorial candidate Pascal proposes a cabinet level state department on aging. New conference.V/O SOT.
Sept 30 Russell Darrell Russell criticizes incumbent republican Sandra O'Connor's track record on juvenile justice. County state's attorney.
Sept 30 Cable TV Thieves are getting a hold of cable tv converters and installing them in people's homes. V/O SOT on police efforts to.
Sept 30 Reeves State's medical examiner concludes death of Rupert Campbell was accidental. This is the V/O SOT reaction from Reeves.
Sept 30 Essex Ax V/O of fatal accident at Philadelphia & Joppa roads where woman and her van smash into police cruiser and then a tree.
Sept 30 Beltway Great pix of accident during rush hour traffic on the beltway eastbound between exits 22 and 23.
Sept 30 Fire House Dedication ceremony of fire station 50 on Broening highway at Danvill Avenue. Schaefer is there so are we.
Sept 30 Hecht's The downtown Hecht's co. store on Howard street reopens after a massive revitalization effort. V/O SOT.
Sept 30 Loyola Loyola college is negotiating to buy the Wynnewood Towers apartment complex for student housing.
Sept 30 Auction IRS auctions off thousands of dollars of silver confiscated from a former silver fencing operation head.
Sept 30 At large Andy shows us how we go from the tree to the glass in the form of apple cider.