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citizen. everybody bases their support on what they get on heresay, but they don't actually have the evidence of what that candidate said to back it up. " patrick stone, coming to hear rubio 00594014 "it's a great opportunity. it's not something that happens that often where a presidential candidate comes to you, you know? " the bast center holds 2300 people and the college is expecting more, so they have overflow rooms set up. we're joined by wdbj7's senior political analyst dr. harry wilson. christian: what is rubio's expectation for virginia and he realistically pull off some wins over trump? dr. harry wilson answers christian: rubio has taken a sharper tone
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do you think that will play with the voters? dr. harry wilson answers christian: what do you expect his message to be tonight? dr. harry wilson answers rubio isn't the only
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on on key states in the super tuesday contests. more than a dozen states will be up for grabs in just two days. g-o-p frontrunner donald trump is confident he'll come out on top after winning three of the first four republican races. senator ted cruz, who has consistently come in second place to trump, disagrees. sen. ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate: "our campaign is the only one in a position to beat donald trump on super tuesday, and if you want to stop this trump train, the only way to do so is to beat him on super tuesday. " with a major victory in south carolina, hillary clinton is hoping to keep up her momentum in the southern states. democratic rival senator bernie sanders is choosing to target texas and minnesota for his campaign strategy. forecastand what a beautiful afternoon i hope you got outside to enjoy it the warm air to spread all across the eastern seaboard eighteen degrees warmer this time today compared to yesterday in
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still in the middle sixties from roanoke to danville were cooling off and the upper fifties and lynchburg and blacksburg still under clear skies we are mild tonight because you're had a cold front and this is a weak system you can see not a lot of moisture associated with that just a few clouds maybe some light rain showers towards indianamichigan. this model system approach our area early tomorrow morning bringing some mountain range charts the area most of us will see increasing sunshine for your day tomorrow and very warm temperatures once again so no worries if you did go outside to get in the lurch was done today or warm weather is on the way your daytime highs tomorrow will top out and the upper fifties and low sixties across the board with the increasing sunshine we also see another day in the sixties on tuesday a latina facing murder charges after police say he killed his wife and opened fire on three police officers in washington, dc. it was the first day back on the job for the officer who was killed.
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scanner 00;00;46;16 "one officer down. i don't know where the suspect is." officer ashley guindon was shot and killed saturday on her first day on patrol with the prince william county police department in virginia. (sot police chief) she clearly had a passion to serve others that went beyond herself. guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic dispute saturday night, about 30 miles outside of washington dc. police arrested 32 year old ronald hamilton, an active duty army staff the pentagon. they say he shot and killed his wife then opened (sot sharon zimplemann/ neighbor) it was very scary. i heard the shots, like 4 to 5 shots back to back. yellow tape roped off the crime scene sunday. residents paid their hospital where officers are recovering (sot betsy) stupid is so sad. guindon, a 6 year marine corp in friday.
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was posted to the department's twitter page welcoming her and another officer. it said be safe. hamilton is scheduled to be in court on monday. brian webb for cbs news. a lynchburg teen who was injured in a high-profile accident last fall has died after being hospitalized for months. ivy adkins died yesterday afternoon. her family reported the news on a social media page that was set up after her accident. adkins and her cousin, natalie matthews, were badly injured in october when the car they were riding in crashed in the lake vista neighborhood of forest. investigators say they were riding with christian riddle, who was driving a stolen car. he's facing criminal charges related to the accident. a grand jury is scheduled to take up his case on tuesday. a danville man has been charged with murder. demetrius farmer was arrested by danville police in connection to a killing in north carolina last month. he's charged with first degree murder and kidnapping. farmer is being held
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danville city jail. a ku klux klan rally turns violent in california. fighting broke out between k-k-k demonstrators and counter-protestors yesterday. police say three people were stabbed during the incident, and about 13 were arrested. authorities aren't sure who started the fight. they're still looking for a man in connection to the assaults. civil rights activist al sharpton plans to lead a rally protesting tonight's oscars ceremony. the academy is facing backlash for the lack of black oscar nominees this year. sharpton says his message isn't just for the academy, but the advertisers that support the show. 'you couldn't break your contracts this year, but we don't want you to sign up anymore to advertise at the academy awards until they have diversified and included the academy and until we get some power in these studios. otherwise we will boycott.'" the rally is organized by the national action network, a civil rights group that sharpton founded.
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cleveland, detriot new york and atlanta. a virginia student with threatening her school through social media, using emojis knife. used on mobile devices and sometimes take the place of words. the washington post reports the middle school student posted the message on december. it also included the words "killing" and "meet me in the library tuesday." in a search warrant, acknowledges she messages under another student's name. she's charged with threatening the school and computer harassment. president obama has launched take your child to the lab week. it's a version of take your child to work day that focuses on america's science laboratories instead of corporate workplaces. the president hopes to encourage young people, especially girls and minorities, to pursue stem careers. over 50 national labs are opening their doors this week to almost 5-thousand students from elementary to high school. the u-s coast guard reports that 16
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carnival cruise workers in the gulf of mexico. the rescue happened yesterday afternoon. pittsburgh steelers linebacker james harrison posted pictures of the scene on instagram the coast guard says migrants are taken to the next port of call, where immigration officers will be waiting for them. earlier this month a disney cruise ship picked up 12 reported migrants. speaking of disney, starting today, disneyland and walt disney world will charge demand- based prices. that means the resorts will charge three different prices for park tickets depending on the time of year. the calendar will be divided into value, regular and peak season. a value pass, monday through thursday when school is in, will drop to 95 dollars. on peak days and summer weekends the price will shoot up to over a 100 dollars a day. disney says the "surge pricing" will hopefully help spread out visitation to the parks. new york senator chuck schumer is looking to set new rules on the size of airline seats. he's calling for the federal aviation administration to set
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guideline. he says the proposal is in response to small seats that quote "force passengers to sit on planes like sardines." the senator says the average distance between rows of seats has dropped from 35 inches in the 70s to about 16 inches today. so far the f-a-a has not responded to the measure. we are your hometown news leader, wdbj-7. how one organization is helping a vulnerable group lead a more independent life. and a church in our area celebrates some major
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developmental disabilities lead fulfilling lives. katie's place is a non-profit that teaches life skills to adults with these disabilities. from preparing meals and learning how to use every day appliances to enjoying each others' company, katie's place strives to make life normal. the organization relys heavily on donations and volunteers. right now, northern roanoke baptist church is where
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guys will have a permanent home in the city! parents say katie's place has been a tremendous help. lisa crowder/parent "it gives them a place. it gives them a place in the community, it helps them to integrate out into the community and they make friends, they have a life, just like you and i do." we'll hear more about katie's place tonight at 11. lynn haven baptist church in vinton is celebrating a major renovation that has been in the making for five years. the church held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier today. take a look at what the educational wing used to look like. now, the church has revamped it to include a new kitchen, games, and a place for youth to worship. leaders say they hope the renovation has an impact on church members but also the vinton community. jason roth/ student minister:"for this space what we hope is that, it's not just a space for the church to have their activities but rather it's a place that becomes a hub of activity for the community and that the lives that come through here will be impacted in such a
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leaders of this community." the church is planning to renovate a children's wing and add a new welcome center as well. tomorrow is leap day and the warmth continues however the beginning of meteorologist lindsey anderson has more. the highs, lows and precipitation at the regional airports. we are back with the forecast after this
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(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise,
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and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. breakpeople outside enjoying the beautiful day on the greenway video from roanoke county at the greenway
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people wearing short sleeve shirts and tank tops can't be weather like that for the end of february good evening everyone a meteorologist with the anderson temperatures are still mild if you're heading out for linkedin or sixty four degrees right now and roanoke winter dew point in the upper twenties relative humidity at twenty seven percent along with a southerly breeze and that southerly breeze will
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fifties found towardsoff early dinner 64 right now roanoke which are deployed in the upper 20s. relative humidity at 27% along with the southerly breeze and that southerly breeze will stay with us for tonight upper 50s southwards in the river valley and mountain empire. we are 56 and was perfectly fine martinsville and 59 and lynchburg ferry comfortable as april to seven o'clock hour. but back to the west of us a cold front is slowly approaching a weak one at that. not a lot of moisture associate with it to some light rain showers towards illinois, indiana and michigan. but this high-pressure system is still going to impact our weather tonight and even into early tomorrow. tonight your local be in the lower to middle 40s across the board dropping 41 and blacksburg 42 and danville and 40 in lexington clouds gradually move in and we could see some breezy conditions across higher elevations over mountains and that the main headline mild conditions comfortable temperatures for you to begin the work week i'm running morning high pressure moves to the east cold front moves and then we could see a few rain showers across the mountain communities along the western slopes there can watch what happens at this cold front moves across the blue ridge if a diminishes of interest much drier air wanted between fees and ran out of this maybe just some cloud cover but increasing sunshine is expected for the rest of the afternoon and no homework temperatures back up into the sixties her next level systems doesn't arrive until tuesday night and wednesday'll see that coming up here for passports for tomorrow lower sixties will do 60s will do a road of valley and southern china dog valley middle 60s were essential virginia upper sixties and outside very similar to the weather we had today along with increasing sunshine sixty eight is high. offset for the new river valley on average lehigh writes sixty degrees thirty percent chance for a few rain showers in the morning i do expect mostly right fact in
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right 60 30% chance for a few rain showers in the morning. i do expect mostly right factor most the rental sake puzzles western slopes in the west virginia mountaintops mountain empire sixty degrees of the high newcastle and fifty two degrees and hot springs their next system will ride late tuesday night and only wednesday a lot of moisture is associated with this as it's pulling in some of the golf moisture it is a formal cold front that means much cooler air will move him back behind it cookies them. heavy rain maybe an isolated thunderstorm but it exits very quickly come wednesday afternoon much cooler air is ushered and back behind it and that's exactly what is mapped out for you here your seven day planner were temperatures are still in the lower to middle 60s monday and tuesday and advocacy if you chance of rain showers on wednesday and thursday and then we are watching a chance for some wintry mix on friday morning but it ran out of the like can be too disruptive as temperatures warm up to the middle 40s and at the divsion-3
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day to be a lynchburg hornet. both the men's and women's teams take-home odac tournament titles this afternoon. highlights and post-game interviews from both
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country can't reach it's potential... unless we all do. together. a stronger country. at sports. we'll get things going tonight with the odac tournament championship games this afternoon. the randolph wildcats overcame plenty of injuries to reach this point against the top seed and regular season champs from lynchburg college. early on, hidden valley product daniel rowe spots up and nails the 3 pointer as part of a 9-oh lynchburg run to open the game. checking-in with randolph, corey brown gets to the rack and gets the shot to go. lynhchburg though, took a 6 point lead into the locker room. ahead to the closing minutes. the wildcats' jason eddie hits the 3 to put randolph up by five with just over a minute to go. lynchburg's zack burnett then goes to the line with 4 seconds left. he ties
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force overtime. in the extra period, the hornets go inside to alex graves for two of his 9 points, but the issue was far from settled. randolph down two with a chance to tie it or win it. but the final shot is no good. lynchburg wins 62- 60, for the school's 2nd odac tourney title and first since 1979. hillary scott was an odac champ as a player at roanoke, and now has won as a coach. hilliary scott, lynchburg men's basketball head coach, "i always hear that coaches say hey, when you win you always sit back and watch your guys celebrate and that's kind of what i did man. that's what we get joy out of. like you said, i've gotten a championship before. i know how that feels so we try to work as a coaching staff to get these guys that feeling. it's nice to really see them celebrate and enjoy their hard work." in the women's championship, it was also lynchburg college in action, up against guilford. the hornets trailing by 7 early, but they kick it up a notch. sammi goldsmith pushes it up to chaney forbush underneath for 2 of
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on the other end, essence abraham from long range for the quakers. then check out lynchburg off the inbounds. they get it to caroline naumann who spins and scores. she led the way with 15, and was named the tournament's mvp. the hornets take control in the third quarter. charmaine hairston with the good look from three. lynchburg wins it 62-55, claiming the school's first ever odac tournament title and automatic ncaa tournament bid. abby pyzik, lynchburg college women's basketball head coach, "we wanted to make history and do something special. as an alum, it's even more special to do that so i think that's why the emotion is behind it even more. bottom line is that the women i coach had sacrificed and committed so much to doing this. it's extremely hard to do it the first time and any coach will tell you that." caroline naumann, odac tournament mvp, "honestly, we were here last year at this exact moment and it was a very different feeling so we took that feeling and we fed it into everything that we did this year. honestly we knew what we had to do and we made every move to make that possible and we're
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can't describe how great this feels." the commonwealth clash hit the hardwood sunday afternoon, with the hokies hosting the cavaliers in women's basketball. virginia with hopes of avenging their loss earlier this year in charlottesville, on senior day for the hokies in blacksburg. taijah campbell one of those seniors. she scores the first six points for tech, on the way to 14 on the day. things back and forth early-on. lauren moses connecting on the mid-range jumper for the hoos. back the other way, sydney cook lets it fly, and connects for three. the cavaliers start to assert themselves soon after. mikayla venson with 2 of her 16. the cavs lead by 8 heading into the 4th quarter, but the hokies would not be denied on senior day. tech wins it, 60-55. sticking with uva, let's get outside for some baseball, as the cavaliers hosted east carolina for a 3-game series this weekend. virginia trying to avoid the sweep against the pirates. bottom first, hoos up 1- nothing when daniel pinero takes that one to deep left.
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made, and matt thaiss slides-home safely, making it a 2-oh uva lead. ahead to the third, ernie clement. that's a fair ball down the third- baseline. adam haseley trots home on the rbi double from clement. uva goes-on to win it 4 to 2. finally, let's hit the track for race number-2 of the 2016 season for nascar sprint cup drivers. they're at the mile- and-a-half in atlanta sunday afternoon. kyle busch won the pole, but starts from the back of the field after failing post- qualifying inspection. let's go ahead to 3 laps to go. jimmie johnson appears headed to victory, until ryan newman blows a tire, bringing-out just the second caution of the day. that means we've got overtime, where jj holds onto the lead. there's a wreck behind them on the back-stretch but johnson had already reached the overtime line and he takes the checkered flag for his 5th victory at atlanta. jj holding the 3 out the window, as he now tied dale earnhardt with 76 career sprint cup wins. dale jr. finishes second, kyle busch in third, then kurt busch and carl
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