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\ e wus her> husband4fs /tw&t2!u4h4hsj there are those who say we cannoat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create thatmerica if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders.
>> we have information just in, take a look at the screen. this traffic camera that chris kindly brought up for us, inabout penn state at morningside. you can see traffic backing up. if you know someone out and about, give them a call, let them northbound about this. there's an accident, we are old, independence and pecan, which is further up from where you are backup. if you have to head out or know anybody in the area, expect delays. we will keep an eye on it and let you know anything if we learn it the next few minutes. you have two more days to cast votes early for the north carolina primary. saturday march 12 is the last day for early voting in north carolina. the primary is tuesday, march 15. the g.o.p. front runner is picking up endorsement from former rival candidate, and
kinder, gentler debate thursday night. >> dr. carson endorsed donald trump during a news conference in florida friday morning. >> it is such an honor to have ben as a friend. he has become a friend. me. thank you. >> carson says he was able to get over the attacks against him because he has gotten to know the other donald trump. >> there are two different troblts, the one on the stage, cerebral. >> perhaps it was the more cerebral trump who showed up at the debate, which focused more personal attacks. >> last night's debate was fun, it was different. there were a lot of good feelings in that room. >> the biggest difference came when trump claimed social
long as we get rid of the flood. >> it is not enough. >> the answer can't be wave a magic wand, and say problem go away. >> this is not a theory. it doesn't mean you have to cut them. >> it remains to be seen if the good feeling in the debate continues as the candidates hit the campaign trail. >> anchor: north carolina and florida, ohio, illinois and missouri will vote next tuesday, and it is winner take all on the republican side, florida is the biggest prize. that's 99. former first lady nancy reagan's funeral this afternoon in simi value, california, she will be laid to rest next to her husband former president ronald reagan. thousands paid respects in person this week. she passed away from congestive heart failure. many say she was one of the most influential first ladies to live in the white house.
president of the united states, but ronald reagan could not have done what he did without her, so i think the public owes her a debt of gratitude. >> her funeral from 2:00 until 4:00 this afternoon, we will be streaming portions of the ceremony live on wbtv.com. more than 100 people had to be rescued in louisiana after the floods left them stranded. some places across the southeast have seen historic flooding. authorities had to use boats and helicopters to get some to safety. drivers in mississippi are having troubles, and 100 people have been -- hundreds of people have been evacuated. three people have died since the rain started falling wednesday. from that flooding, a lot of people clicking online. this taken from louisiana, four teens rescued from the light pole in front of a flooded home. we wanted to make sure the flag got to safety. did you really say four feet of
>> i was going to say, i misspoke the it is more than two feet. more than 24 inches in some places. that was an estimate as of this morning. so they have continued to see flooding rain during the day today. that is why i think in some places they could be looking at least up to three feet, probably over 72 hours. that will move out of the deep south the next few hours. still heavy rain tonight, saturday, and rain showers in our forecast coming up sunday. from our hd tower cam, provided by scott clark, we have thin and high level clouds across the area. temperatures will still climb, nicely into the upper 70's, low 80's this afternoon. so you are getting breaks, some sunshine through the clouds. thicker into the high country. now down into the deep south. there's the
center of the low, so there's the circulation, and that gulf moisture feeding into
this has been a train of moisture the last three days, so parts of louisiana, mississippi, again, already more than 24 inches of rain. and we have more to come. showers and thunderstorms as we head into the afternoon. again, a sprinkle or two here for friday evening, especially foothills and the mountains. then a chance for a few light rain showers early saturday morning, and then heavier rain possible coming up sunday afternoon and evening, with thunderstorms. 74 in charlotte. humidity, 57%. winds are calm, visibility no problem, out to 10 miles. 74 in charlotte, 73 cornelius, 72 mountain island lake, and 76 ballantine. low 60 in boone, 74 charlotte, monroe, 75 lancaster, 74 in rock hill. friday afternoon, mountain forecast, mid 60's, so
cloudy skies and a few showers, and a few sprinkles tonight overnight
across the foothills, morganton, 76 this afternoon. 75 tailersville. 80 in wilkesboro. winds are light out of the southwest 5 to 10. piedmont, 80 statesville, mooresville, charlotte. 80 concord, 77 albemarle. 80 monroe. and there's the rain, louisiana into mississippi. it does move through alabama and georgia saturday. then a few scattered showers. this is 8:00 p.m. saturday night. saturday landmark plans, not a washout, but a sprinkle or two. we will see the chance of heavier rain with showers and afternoon. this is 1:00 p.m. holding into the foothills and mountains. then into the piedmont. late in the day and early monday morning. so rain chances ramp up for sunday. 80%. 40% monday. drying tuesday, wednesday, and thursday. tomorrow afternoon, for saturday mostly cloudy, 72 charlotte, 68
blowing rock. the seven-day forecast, smaller rain chances saturday. ramping up sunday. highs staying there, well above average in the low 70's. then clearing out. monday morning rain shower a possibility. then sunny and warm. sunshine, 79 tuesday, overnight lows in mid 50's wednesday, and back to the upper 70's wednesday afternoon. that's the forecast. over to you. >> thank you. i just got a mini history lesson about. you can get the same lesson in a fun way. how are you? >> i am fine. >> i am glad to learn about your new book, the blue eyed doll, historical fiction. >> for young adult readers. >> based on a real thing that happened some time ago. >> based on united states 1927, when a man by the name of sydney
missionary all of his life in japan, returned to the united states feeling sad he had failed in world peace. he knew there would be no world peace. so he turned the mission over to the children of the country. and i don't know how they did this without the internet. they managed to raise $27,000 blue eyed friendship dolls to send to the children of japan. they went with passports from our state department, and messages of friendship to show children. >> they recipiicated? >> they did. that was not foreseen. 58 beautiful dolls, these were works of art. real hair. amazing looking dolls. the size of kindergarteners. they are big dolls.
country now. the ones that surviveed being stored and abused that way. this is a story about a little girl who wanted to be a part of the program. and the years actually span 20, from 1927 to 1947. >> anchor: what a wonderful way to learn about this history in a fictional way, based on things that happened. parents and teachers are seeing this, where do they find it? >> they can find it on my website, books by deana.com. are sold. you can ask your seller for them. certainly teachers can get them. >> anchor: it is a beautiful cover, i am sure it is a beautiful story. thank you very much.
the forecast is next. >> this just in, good news for people in the sandy porter neighborhood. the water is back on for people who live there. they are thank everyone for patience, saying run the cold water, it might be discolored. everything is getting back to normal. and the accident on independence boulevard in charlotte. this is the d.o.t. camera that shows the backup is still quite a mess. we don't have any details on the
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