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48 hours - people in that area will possibly see a historic snow storm. and a lot of snow on the roads. the sun continues to shine here locally -- here's a live look from tower cam 10 over downtown norfolk. meteorologist ashley baylor is watching this tricky storm as it moves in our direction. she's here with an updated forecast on what you can expect in the next couple of days. ashley? let's get the latest from meteorologist jeremy wheeler in the super doppler 10 weather center.. this afternoon: mostly sunny. highs: mid to upper-30s. winds: n 10-15 mph. tonight: increasing clouds. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. friday: rain/snow mix developing by late morning/midday..snow farther north and west of the metro. changing to all rain through by the evening. highs: low to mid-40s. winds: ne 5-15 mph. high pressure has control today, so we'll enjoy plenty of sunshine across the region. unfortunately, despite
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breeze will keep highs in the mid to upper-30s. (our average high is 48). tonight, we'll gradually see increasing clouds as our next storm system approaches. as you head out the door tomorrow morning, we will not see any falling precip, but make sure you have warm layers and an umbrella with you, because you'll need it as you're heading home from work/school. by late friday morning, a rain/snow mix will spread across the metro. farther north, along the northern peninsula, middle peninsula, and northern neck, we'll likely see snow to start. as temperatures warm into the low to mid-40s, we'll all see the transition to home. any snow that does stick to the ground will melt once the rain starts, so friday's snow totals are very tricky. be sure to check out our latest blog for a map of potential snow totals. the rain will continue through friday night into saturday morning. at this point, we'll be
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rain for most of your saturday. as this storm starts to pull away saturday evening, the colder air on the back side of this storm will allow for the change-over to snow. expect light snow from saturday night through early sunday morning. we could possibly pick up an additional 1-2" of snow before we put this storm in our rear-view mirror. i know a lot of focus has been on precip amounts, but we are also keeping a close eye on the pm) and sunday (9:14 am, 9:32 pm). winter weather is already causing big problems in parts of the mid atlantic. this is aerial video from the washington, dc metro, this morning. the slick driving conditions caused several accidents in the area which led to long commutes to work
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video, you can see traffic backed up for miles. 03 its so not a game out here, i left to avoid all of this and still cars are abandoned and everything." drivers recorded the chaos after some snow moved into the area. this is video from wednesday night's evening commute. rain, and then freezing temperatures caused a thin sheet of ice on roads. many found themselves stuck in their cars or sliding off the road. as people get ready for the major winter storm. stores are having a hard time keeping things on the shelves. across the entire mid-atlantic - people are buying coats, gloves and boots at clothing stores. and the essentials at grocery stores. (s/mos/no super:59-1:03) "i bought my milk and bread. um... i wanted to get salt but they were all out." even though less snow is expected in hampton roads - people are still preparing for this storm. shoppers in hampton
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and shovels. the manager of ace hardware on town center way says they've sold hundreds of both. salt is also going quickly. cameron jasper c15 02:30:44 - :48 "as fast as we can bring it out of the back, it's going off the floor." some stores are already out of salt - like the ace hardware in newport news, on warwick boulevard. an employee says they'll have more today. people in the western part of the state cleared the shelves at the grocery stores. these pictures come from a kroger store near roanoke. they're expecting at least six inches of snow there over the next couple days. many cities in our area ready, and crews are working on 12 hour shifts. norfolk is making sure its equipment is ready to handle the job. they could pre-treat bridges and overpasses starting today. virginia beach doubled its crews and has three thousand tons of a salt and sand mix ready to go. suffolk also has sand and salt ready. chesapeake has "ice team" crews monitoring the roads for
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works crews are planning for a worst case scenario. dominion virginia power is preparing for heavy snow and high winds across the commonwealth. additional crews are being sent to areas expecting to get the brunt of the storm. the companies three regional storm response centers will be activated, too. if you have to report any power outages - go to wavy dot com - we'll have information you need to report those outages. governor terry mcauliffe declared a state of emergency ahead of this major storm. a state of emergency allows state agencies to help local governments respond to the storm through sunday. vdot has crews on the roads pretreating ahead of the storm. the virginia national guard is authorized to bring up to 5-hundred personnel on state active duty to help assist with the severe winter weather response operations. the guard plans to have people at key locations to rapidly respond if needed. possible missions for the guard includes transportation, downed tree removal and distributing food and
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north carolina governor pat mccrory issued a state of emergency just after 10:30 this morning. mccrory says the goal is to be over- prepared for the storm as it moves into the state. two people in north carolina died overnight due to winter weather. the governor is encouraging people to stay off the roads when the wintry weather starts to fall. crews in north carolina will monitor roads 24/7 to make sure stranded drivers aren't left on the road. our photojournalist got video of this frozen fountain in town center in virginia beach. remember if you see something cool like this take a picture of it and send it to us at report it at wavy dot com. as the storm pushes into the area - this is a download our wavy weather app. it's free for all android and apple users. a hampton man is charged with possessing 20 images of child pornography on a cell phone. police say they arrested
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chapel street earlier this month. court documents say the explicet images are of a 14-year-old girl. the 36-year-old remains in jail. he'll be back in court next month on 20 counts of producing child pornography. with more cold weather coming, we want you to be safe while staying warm in your home. firefighters say about a third of all house fires in the winter come from space heaters. 10 on your side got this video of virginia beach investigators say a space heater with damaged wiring caused the fire. no one got hurt, but crews offered these tips to stay safe. be sure to inspect the heater for cracked or broken plugs or loose connections before you use it. if you see any damage do not use it. also never leave a space heater unattended. turn it off if you leave a room or go to sleep. and be sure to keep them at least three feet away from anything that can
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sanding unit just after midnight in james city county. that's in toano. crews tell us workers were inside when the fire started. the factory shut down overnight as firefighters worked to the get the fire under control. they estimate the fire caused thousands of dollars in damage to machinery. they're still investigating what sparked the fire. happening today, a big deployment in this cold weather. the u-s-n-s patuxent is scheduled to leave naval station norfolk this afternoon. this is video when the patuxent came home over holidays last year. the mainly civilian-crewed ship with about 100 on board, is a fleet oiler that fuels other u-s navy ships when they're out at sea. virginia beach police need your help to find the man they say robbed an oceanfront drug store. it happened yesterday at the walgreens on pacific avenue. officers say the suspect threatened to hurt employees. they say he grabbed drugs and ran towards 25th street. investigators think he may have robbed the same pharmacy around christmas.
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suffolk police are looking two men they say robbed a woman. it happened tuesday afternoon outside the supreme park and shop on east washington street. police say they pulled out a gun and stole her purse. the woman was not hurt. police in yorktown are looking for a person who robbed an uppy's convenience store. just after 8:30 last night - police say two men went into the store with a gun. nobody was hurt. if you have any information - call the crime line. still ahead - disgusting germs - we'll explain how your winter gear - may make you cringe when you hear about the germs hiding inside. plus - fossil find - archaeologists find fossils dating back billions of years! how long they were searching before the fossils showed up. and -- tax scams -- things you need to keep in mind when you file your taxes. and - we'll get a look at
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breaking news just into the newsroom - virginia beach police identified the man they say threatened to bomb j-e-b little creek-fort story. police charged 28 year old khalid mohamed abdalla. the fbi and the military are investigating the threat. yesterday - investigators closed gate 5 to joint expeditionary base little creek-fort story for several hours. a base spokesman confirms someone found a suspicious package at the gate at shore drive and independence boulevard in virginia beach. we now know that person to be abdalla. we're working to find out what was in that package. there are water concerns for people in chesapeake near fentress landing field. tests found high levels of chemicals
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the water. 10 on your side learned the navy is providing bottled water to workers at naval auxiliary landing field fentress as a precaution. the navy says it will test groundwater near the field to see if the issue impacts any neighborhoods nearby that may use well water. now to decision 20-16 news. a local face will join hillary clinton's campaign this weekend. virginia senator tim kaine will join the democratic presidential candidate in iowa. kaine could be a potential vice presidential pick. the richmond times dispatch reports that clinton's campaign says kaine will talk to people in iowa about what's at stake in the election. he will also talk about why clinton is the candidate to take on republicans. winter gear is designed to keep us warm during the coldest months of the year. but doctors warn, they don't always protect us from germs ... which could be putting us at risk of getting sick. 10 on your sides katie
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how coats and gloves could be fully loaded with germs we have our coats, scarves and gloves. but think about how many things you touch with your gloves every day. doctors say if you don't wash them... or wash them enough, you're probably spreading germs and risking making yourself sick... as well as others. schmidt says: "have you ever wiped your runny nose with your glove?" mos says: "sometimes. not all the time though." mos says: "i don't want to get my new gloves dirty." mos says: "not me not me pretty smart." for is.... because doctors say your winter gear... could be loaded with germs. mos says: "i think what's really important is that they don't take off their gloves using their teeth." dr. manny alvarez.... is fox news senior managing health editor. he says our gloves, scarves and coats... have the potential to spread germs. alvarez says: "they're very exposed to virus's and bacteria from ecoli to.... you name it." the solution.... doctors say... is to wash your
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least once a week... and clean your coats as well. alvarez says: "you're contaminating your coat when you cough into it... saliva..... falls onto it." mos says: "i never wash my gloves." mos says: "do you wash.... (answer) every week when i do the laundry." mos says: "now i'm going to think about this all night." sorry, we're just trying to spread some helpful information... instead of spreading germs. around 70 bushfires are burning across southern australia. fire specialists and crews from other parts of australia will arrive in that part of the country by tomorrow to help the local fire service battle the fires. several small towns have been under the threat of an ember attack... but so far no homes have been lost. about 44 of the fires burning in the north and northwest are uncontrolled. the chief fire officer reiterated a call to locals to either evacuate
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their fire safety plans. s/ gavin freeman/ tasmania fire service chief fire officer "if you're not prepared and your home is not prepared, you need to relocate and not be there because if you wait and see it could be too late." as of today, officials in parts of southern australia declared a total fire ban. winter weather is also creating big problems for people in the midwest. this is video from parts of kansas. crews there are cleaning up a snowy mess -- following a winter storm ... street crews in hutchinson -- about 30 minutes north of wichita -- treated the roads due to slick conditions ... after freezing rain and sleet moved through the area yesterday. but, forecasters say the heaviest snowfall occurred in north-central and northeast kansas ... ( weather anim - with track) this afternoon: mostly sunny. highs: mid to upper-30s. winds: n 10-15 mph.
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winds: n 5-10 mph. friday: rain/snow mix developing by late morning/midday..snow farther north and west of the metro. changing to all rain through by the evening. highs: low to mid-40s. winds: ne 5-15 mph. high pressure has control today, so we'll enjoy plenty of sunshine across the region. unfortunately, despite the sun, a northwest breeze will keep highs in the mid to upper-30s. (our average high is 48). tonight, we'll gradually see increasing clouds as our next storm system approaches. as you head out the door tomorrow morning, we will not see any falling precip, but make sure you have warm
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with you, because you'll need it as you're heading home from work/school. by late friday morning, a rain/snow mix will spread across the metro. farther north, along the northern peninsula, middle peninsula, and northern neck, we'll likely see snow to start. as temperatures warm into the low to mid-40s, we'll all see the transition to rain. it'll be raining for your evening commute, so that will make for a slow ride home. any snow that does stick to the ground will melt once the rain starts, so friday's snow totals are very tricky. be sure to check out our latest blog for a map of potential snow totals. the rain will continue through friday night into saturday morning. at this point, we'll be
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rain for most of your saturday. as this storm starts to pull away saturday evening, the colder air on the back side of this storm will allow for the change-over to snow. expect light snow from saturday night through early sunday morning. we could possibly pick up an additional 1-2" of snow before we put this storm in our rear-view mirror. i know a lot of focus has been on precip amounts, but we are also keeping a close eye on the possibility of some minor tidal flooding during high tide saturday (8:30 am, 8:49 pm) and sunday (9:14 am, 9:32
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plus - tax scams - we'll let you know the things
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a team of archaeologists discovered dinosaur fossils during an ongoing research in western india. the fossils went on display yesterday. the archaeologists say the dinosaur fossils found are 16 billion years old. the archaeologists have been researching for the possibility of ancient fossils in that area for the last 25 years. coming up on midday-- winter weather -- our
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we're back at 12:29 on wavy news 10 midday i'm don roberts. thanks for staying with us. here's a live look at tower cam 10...beautiful, blue and "boring" skies
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downtown norfolk. but, the scene will change as we get the latest from meteorologist ashley baylor in the super doppler 10 weather center... this afternoon: mostly sunny. highs: mid to upper-30s. winds: n 10-15 mph. tonight: increasing clouds. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. friday: rain/snow mix developing by late morning/midday..snow farther north and west of the metro. changing to all rain through by the evening. highs: low to mid-40s. winds: ne 5-15 mph. high pressure has control today, so we'll enjoy plenty of sunshine across the region. unfortunately, despite the sun, a northwest breeze will keep highs in the mid to upper-30s. (our average high is 48).
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see increasing clouds as our next storm system approaches. as you head out the door tomorrow morning, we will not see any falling precip, but make sure you have warm layers and an umbrella with you, because you'll need it as you're heading home from work/school. by late friday morning, a rain/snow mix will spread across the metro. farther north, along the northern peninsula, middle peninsula, and northern neck, we'll likely see snow to start. as temperatures warm into the low to mid-40s, we'll all see the transition to rain. it'll be raining for your evening commute, so that will make for a slow ride home. any snow that does stick to the ground will melt once the rain starts, so friday's snow totals are
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check out our latest blog for a map of potential snow totals. the rain will continue through friday night into saturday morning. at this point, we'll be tracking rain for most of your saturday. as this storm starts to pull away saturday evening, the colder air on the back side of this storm will allow for the change-over to snow. expect light snow from saturday night through early sunday morning. we could possibly pick up an additional 1-2" of snow but we are also keeping a am, 8:49 pm) and sunday (9:14 am, 9:32 pm). as people get ready for the major winter storm. stores are having a hard time keeping supplies on the shelves. across the entire mid-atlantic - people are
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boots at clothing stores. and -the essentials- at grocery stores. (s/mos/no super:59-1:03) "i bought my milk and bread. um... i wanted to get salt but they were all out." even though less snow is expected in hampton roads - people are still preparing for this storm. shoppers in hampton scooped up ice melt and shovels. the manager of ace hardware on town center way says they've sold hundreds of both. salt is also going quickly. cameron jasper c15 02:30:44 - :48 "as fast as we can bring it out of ace hardware in newport news, on warwick boulevard. an employee says they'll have more today. people in the western part of the state cleared the shelves at the grocery stores. these pictures come from a kroger store near roanoke. they're expecting at least six inches of snow there over the next couple days. many cities in our area are preparing for the next storm. in portsmouth, the city
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ready, and crews are working on 12 hour shifts. norfolk is making sure its equipment is ready to handle the job. they could pre-treat bridges and overpasses starting today. virginia beach doubled its crews and has three thousand tons of a salt and sand mix ready to go. suffolk also has sand and salt ready. chesapeake has "ice team" crews monitoring the roads for any slick spots. in williamsburg, public works crews are planning for a worst case scenario. dominion virginia power is preparing for heavy snow and high winds across the commonwealth. additional crews are being sent to areas expecting to get the brunt of the storm. the companies three regional storm response centers will be activated, too. if you have to report any power outages - go to wavy dot com - we'll have information you need to report those outages. governor terry mcauliffe declared a state of emergency ahead of this major storm. a state of emergency allows state agencies to help local governments
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through sunday. vdot has crews on the roads pretreating ahead of the storm. the virginia national guard is authorized to bring up to 5-hundred personnel on state active duty to help assist with the severe winter weather response operations. the guard plans to have people at key locations to rapidly respond if needed. possible missions for the guard includes transportation, downed tree removal and distributing food and water. north carolina governor pat mccrory issued a state of emergency just after 10:30 this morning. mccrory says the goal is to be over- prepared for the storm as it moves into the state. two people in north carolina died overnight due to winter weather. the governor is encouraging people to stay off the roads when the wintry weather starts to fall. "...very cold weather."
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"...very cold weather." crews in north carolina will monitor roads 24/7 to make sure stranded drivers aren't left on the road. our photojournalist got video of this frozen fountain in town center in virginia beach. remember if you see something cool like this take a picture of it and send it to us at report it at wavy dot com. as the storm pushes into the area - this is a perfect time for you to download our wavy weather app. it's free for all android and apple users. breaking news just into the newsroom - virginia beach police identified the man they say threatened to bomb j-e-b little creek-fort story. police charged 28 year old khalid mohamed abdalla. the fbi and the military are investigating the threat. yesterday - investigators closed gate 5 to joint expeditionary base little creek-fort story for several hours. a base spokesman confirms
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suspicious package at the gate at shore drive and independence boulevard in virginia beach. we now know that person to be abdalla. we're working to find out what was in safe while staying warm in your home. firefighters say about a third of all house fires in the winter come from space heaters. 10 on your side got this video of virginia beach crews putting out a fire at a mobile home on ritzcraft drive no one got hurt, but crews offered these tips to stay safe. be sure to inspect the heater for cracked or broken plugs or loose connections before you use it. if you see any damage do not use it. also never leave a space heater unattended. turn it off if you leave a room or go to sleep. and be sure to keep them at least three feet away from anything that can burn. happening today, a big deployment in this cold weather.
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scheduled to leave naval station norfolk this afternoon. this is video when the patuxent came home over holidays last year. the mainly civilian-crewed ship with about 100 on board, is a fleet oiler that the mainly civilian-crewed ship with about 100 on board, is a fleet oiler that fuels other u-s navy ships when they're out at sea. virginia beach police need your help to find the man they say robbed an oceanfront drug store. it happened yesterday at the walgreens on pacific avenue. officers say the suspect threatened to hurt employees. they say he grabbed drugs and ran towards 25th street. investigators think he may have robbed the same pharmacy around christmas. no one was hurt. suffolk police are looking two men they say robbed a woman. it happened tuesday afternoon outside the supreme park and shop on east washington street. police say they pulled out a gun and stole her purse. the woman was not hurt. police in yorktown are looking for a person who robbed an uppy's convenience store. just after 8:30 last night - police say two men went into the store with a gun. nobody
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if you have any information - call the crime line. just in time for tax season, the inspector general for the i-r-s is warning taxpayers of a new - and costly - tax scam. eamon javers has the story. s/ tim camus, u.s. treasury deputy i.g.:24-:36 s/ eamon javers, reporting:49-:59 (nat sot: irs psa) "the irs is calling me? is warning americans of an age old tax scam that's taking more and more new victims to the cleaners. in the scam, criminals call american taxpayers, pretending to be irs agents, and demand phony back taxes. often the criminals threaten to call the police if the taxpayer hangs up the phone. (sot: tim camus, u.s. treasury deputy i.g.) "it makes me angry because i irs as a means to scare people into paying them money." the inspector general for the irs says as many as 5,000 victims have paid as much as $26 and a half million dollars to the
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located inside the united states or around the world. (reporter stand up: eamon javers) "the scam began by targeting new immigrants to the united states, and threatening deportation, among other penalties. but now it has mutated, and scammers are targeting taxpayers in every demographic group" (sot: tim camus, u.s. treasury deputy i.g.) "early in the scam the callers had some sort of information about you, they may have four digits of your social security number, now they're just randomly making blanket calls. and they've also shifted now to also calling cell phones. so that's even a new development in the scam." that's why the agency has released five new videos call you out of the blue and threaten to arrest you. and the government has one piece of advice for anyone getting such a call: (sot: tim camus, you can't be tricked into giving personal information if you hang up the phone. and yoyo certainly can't be tricked into paying them money, harassed, or intimidated into paying them something if you simply just hang up the phone." (reporter stand up: eamon javers) "but what if the
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hang up on them. eamon javers in washington" still ahead on midday- fatal fire - a devastating fire kills a young child. where fire investigators say the fire may have started. plus - mock caucus - we'll take you to one state who's getting a head start on decision 2016. plus - we're on your side
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super doppler 10 forecast my constipation and belly pain have my stomach feeling all knotted up. i've tried laxatives... but my symptoms keep returning. my constipation feels like a pile of bricks... that keeps coming back. linzess can help. once-daily linzess treats adults with ibs with constipation or chronic constipation. linzess is thought to help calm pain-sensing nerves and accelerate bowel movements. linzess helps you proactively manage your symptoms. do not give linzess to children under 6 and it should not be given to children 6 to 17. it may harm them. don't take linzess if you have a bowel blockage. get immediate help if you develop unusual or severe stomach pain especially with bloody or black stools. the most common side effect is diarrhea, sometimes severe. if it's severe, stop taking linzess and call your doctor right away. other side effects include, gas, stomach-area pain and swelling.
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tragic news out of ohio.... a child is dead after an early morning fire at an apartment complex in columbus.. fire officials say a second child is in critical condition. the childrens' mother and an 11- month-old baby were treated at the scene, but they are expected to be okay. the mother had to be taken to the hospital because she was in shock. fire investigators believe the fire started in their basement apartment. firefighters also rescued three people trapped on a third story balcony. afghanistan's acting defense minister visits victims of a suicide attack. yesterday, the country's biggest media organization was targeted by the attacks. speaking after visiting the wounded in kabul's emergency hospital, the minister called on afghanistan's regional partners to unite in fighting "extremism and terrorism". s/ mohammed masoom stanekzai/ afghan acting are doing that here in afghanistan,
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other places, they are doing it in the middle east, they are doing it in pakistan. so, i think now it is up to the leaders of all these countries to unite, to adopt a unified policy to tackle the problem of the extremism and terrorism in this violence." at least seven people are dead and 25 others hurt in wednesday's attack on a bus owned by moby group. the bus was taking employees home from the company's office in central kabul. german police continued to raid shops and bars in cologne last night in search for suspected criminals. a spokesman for police says police searched four locations in the humboldt-gremberg district wednesday night, the spokesman adds police did not rule out any connection with the new year's eve violence. they were no immediate reports about arrests being made... but policemen could be seen escorting at least one man in handcuffs. china's stock market continues its downward spiral. shanghai shares dropped
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again thursday. that's down about nineteen percent since the start of the year. a business expert in beijing says the government emergency measures caused a panic effect, and that should not be happening. the measures included curbs on stock sales by major shareholders and a botched "circuit breaker" mechanism. the move was intended to prevent big share price swings-- but traders said it added to the turmoil. covering decision 20-16 this midday. the democratic caucus in nevada is one month away ... and the party is getting a head start ... making sure voters know how the process works. the sun city anthem democrats club held a mock caucus last night. state senator aaron ford-- leading the charge ... in an effort to prepare voters. david hatton / president, sun city anthem democrats club (take sot) hatton says: "back in 2008, it was we are going to be trained and ready for the crowds that show up." the democratic caucus is on february 20th and the
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23rd. we're on your side with lifesaving information and a team effort to end domestic violence in hampton roads. anita blanton's special report tonight looks into what's being done. every 9 seconds in the us, a woman is assaulted or beaten by someone she thought she knew. and then there are those whose stories can only be told by police or the loved ones they leave behind. we've often aired their shock or tearful pleas. she just wanted to make sure her kids had a better life than she did. 1:01 we're talking about what's being done in hampton roads to save lives and who's calling on men to be a part of the change. other men can hear it from men that this is not acceptable 24:27 (weather anim - with track) this afternoon: mostly sunny. highs: mid to upper-30s. winds: n 10-15 mph. tonight: increasing clouds. lows: upper-20s. winds: n 5-10 mph. friday: rain/snow mix developing by late morning/midday..snow farther north and west
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to all rain through by the evening. highs: low to mid-40s. winds: ne 5-15 mph. high pressure has control today, so we'll enjoy plenty of sunshine across the region. unfortunately, despite the sun, a northwest breeze will keep highs in the mid to upper-30s. (our average high is 48). tonight, we'll gradually see increasing clouds as our next storm system approaches. as you head out the door tomorrow morning, we will not see any falling precip, but make sure you have warm layers and an umbrella with you, because you'll need it as you're heading home from work/school. by late friday morning, a rain/snow mix will spread across the metro. farther north, along the northern peninsula, middle peninsula, and northern neck, we'll likely see snow to start. as temperatures warm into the low to mid-40s, we'll all see the transition to rain. it'll be raining for your evening commute, so that will make for a slow ride
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very tricky. be sure to check out our latest blog for a map of potential snow totals. the rain will continue through friday night into saturday morning. at this point, we'll be tracking rain for most of your saturday. as this storm starts to pull away saturday evening, the colder air on the back side of this storm will allow for the change-over to snow. expect light snow from saturday night through early sunday morning. we could possibly pick up an additional 1-2" of snow before we put this storm in our rear-view mirror. i know a lot of focus has been on precip amounts, but we are also keeping a close eye on the pm) and sunday (9:14 am, 9:32
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up next on midday -
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show you northern lights here's a unique view of the northern lights taken
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astronauts scott kelly and tim peake shared their view of the aurora borealis from the international space station. the natural light display happens when a burst of the sun's gas and magnetic field causes a solar wind-- which is the stream of energy specks from the sun. that stream hits the earth's atmosphere... and there you go!-- lights! that stream hits the earth's atmosphere... and there you go!-- lights! you can see the polar lights from the ground... but it's a very different view than what the astronauts witnessed. peake called their view of the aurora "magical." finally, here on midday-- a show of beauty in the heart of winter could be seen today on the olt river in southern romania. a flock of swans made a stop there on their way south to a more mild place for winter. you can see the swans on the river - even though beautiful - stops like
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some swans. such was almost the case for three swans, who were rescued
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