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super tuesday countdown .sot: should the republican nominee, like someone like donald trump, refused, refused, to criticize the ku klux klanpresidential hopeful marco rubio stumps in southwest virginia-- continuing his war of words with donald trump.is his attacks on the front runner enough to help him win the commonwealth.alsorecovering from the storm.sot: the stuff that we have out there it's just stuff. we're left here on this earth as christianspeople come together to help the appomattox community-- after a deadly tornado rips homes and business apart.anddata breach. cyber crooks hack into the irs system.tonight a warning-- your identity and tax
candidates criss- candidates criss-cross through virginia - for a final push to gain support - as we count down to super tuesday.marco rubio just began speaking at his campaign stop in salem.a crowd of around 23 hundred people are packed into the bast center tonight to see him in person. he's still speaking right now - let's take a live look inside. rubio just wrapped up his speech to a packed auditorium. you can see him greeting people now- and people are already startng to file out. rubio continued his war of wars - with donald trump.this
because he was endorsed by the kkktrump - took to twitter today - saying he does not want the endorsement - from david duke - a former grand wizard of the ku klux klan. during a campaign stop near richmond earlier today---marco rubio... hit back hard.here's what both candidates said-- on the trail earlier today. marco rubio " should the head of the conservative movement, should the republican nominee, like someone like donald trump, refused, refused, to criticize the ku klux klan. he was interviewed on cnn and asked to disavow the ku klux klan and refused to do it." donald trump "i don't know anything about david duke, okay? i don't know anything about what you're even talking about with the white supremacy or white supremacists. so, i don't know. i mean did he endorse me - or what's going on. because you know i know nothing about david duke. i know nothing about white supremacists. and so you're asking me a question that i'm supposed to be talking about people that i know nothing
to twitter - saying taking to twitter - saying he disavows the endorsement from duke. rubio making his final pitch to voters in southwest virginia-- before tuesday's primary-- but according to a roanoke college poll-- he is trailing far behind his republican rivals.the poll interviewed 466 likely republican voters and donald trump leads with 38%, support. rubio only got 13%and ted cruz-- 15%.with so many republican voters-- feeling betrayed by the party-- and wanting a washington outsider-- marco rubio has a fight ahead of him if he wants to win the party's nomination. wfxr's solina lewis is live in salem- solina what are rubio's supports saying about his speech tonight and his ranking in the polls? well you wouldn't know he's behind in the polls by rubios speech tonight he had the gym scoreboard lit up with the number 45 saying he'll be the
the majority of the speech afterwards was aimed at taking shots at trump and sanders and clinton, but a lot of the people here were younger and opinions really ran anywhere from strong rubio supporters to a line of protesters outside holding signs condemning his conservative policies on abortion and climate change.... umm im really interested in the political process im not sure that i'm vioting for rubio necessarily, but i want to see what he has to say because i havent spent that much time listening to him and i want to do it in person so i can really get a feel for him and his ideas i really like politics. i think marco is a great candidate i think hes not too conservative , definetely not too liberal he seems like a cool guy.i would make this sign just in general. supporting the students. and doing a good thing i think. exercising their first amendment rights. thats a powerful thing for college kids.that last woman protesting said she was actually a faculty member at roanoke college and supported her students rights to protest... we;ll continue to keep you covered as the campaign heats
solina lewis wfxr news. thank you solina. the political spotlight will shine at radford university tomorrow. donald trump is set to speak on campus - at noon. it will be a packed house and no more tickets are avilable . there is mixed reaction about republican frontrunner's visit to campus.. blake harris / radford freshman "donald trump i mean, people either love him or hate him. i mean if you look at him, he has a lot of bankruptcy, stuff like that. he's really not what the country needs."no name available"no matter who wins. there will be historical barriers that will be broken with each candidate. so if he does, potentially become president, i feel like, me going to a rally and being part of this experience is a big deal."back packs, bottles and cans will not be bottles and cans will not be allowed inside the dedmon center tomorrow. radford university leaders say- trump's campaign contacted them to rent the venue.they are not an official host - and the school does not
candidate. rubio just wrapped up his speech to a packed auditorium. you can see him greeting people now- and people are already startng to file out. we're in a lot of trouble if we keep doing what we're doing now, under barack obama. you are going to be the first generation to ever inherit a country thats worse off than your parents he can provide us the strength especially if we've lost all of our physical belongings. if we have life he can give us even more life to go forward.communities across appomattox are still trying to process that their homes and lives as they once knew it is now gone after being wiped out by a tornado this week. churches in the area are stepping up and helping people work through their grief. their grief.work through helping people stepping up and area are churches in the this week. by a tornado being wiped out now gone after once knew it is lives as they their
coverage on the for complete coverage on the elections, and other stories- including candidate profiles- head to our website- virginia first dot com- and click on the "your local election headquarters" tab. he can provide us the strength especially if we've lost all of our physical belongings. if we have life he can give us even more life to go forward.communiti es across appomattox are still trying to process that their homes and lives as they once
being wiped out by a tornado this week. churches in the area are stepping up and helping people work through their grief. w-f-x-r's charlie cooper paid the evergreen baptist church a visit this morning --where a service was held to help people get through this dark time. 00:01:00-00:05:0000:56:-00:59 1:12-1:17 this past week evergreen baptist church has served as somewhat of a service center allowing volunteers and disaster relief workers to come in and just take a break. the paster says throughout all this he's been trying to restore a sense of normalcy back into the commujity. one the reasons he decided to still hold sunday service.inside of evergreen baptist church --voices and hands lift in worship. the church is one of the only things still standing after a tornado ripped through the community surrounding it.it could have been so much worse and we want to take some time and say lord thank you.their service is a way to help people cope with the tragedy. just coming into the area is going to be traumatic so were going to talk through a little bit of that of how not to hold in those emotions but share them.for people like mike floyd whose family lost everything-- this ministry means the world.the people here are unlike people in most communities-- they come together. the stuff that we have out there it's just stuff. we're left here on this earth as christians to share that love and show that love. we're just overwhelmed with
in so i just want to thank everybody for that. thankful that they have each other to lean on. in evergreen-- charlie cooper, w-f-x-r news. evergreen will have grief counselors available at the church throughout the week for anyone who may want that service. as the appomatox county community tries recover-
can to help.yesterday alone, 820 meals were served by mercy chef and tysons.189 volunteers visited nearly 2 hundred homes, and helped cover 19 roofs with tarps. vdot will do curbside pickup --of yard debris-- for those who live within the storm affected area-- until march 15th.the county will handle garbage pickup. for details on how the trash pickup works- head to our website- virginia first dot com. /pkg-b around the commonwealth- officers in prince william county are mourning one of their own- after she was killed on the job.officials say the rookie officer was just sworn in on friday. tonight- the community held a vigil for the fallen officer. as kristen fisher reports- two
and are still in the hospital tonight. the shooter's been identified as staff sergeant ronald hamilton. 32-years-old. he was assigned to the pentagon. and now -- he's accused of killing a marine veteran who was working her very first shift as a police officer. 28-year-old ashley gwin-den had just been sworn in on friday. the prince william county police deparment posted this picture with the caption... "welcome officers steven kendall & ashley gwin-den who were sworn in today & begin their shifts this weekend. be safe!" less than 24-hours-later... officer gwin-den was dead. "she was not only driven and passionate, but exceedingly intelligent. she struck us that way as we interviewed her, prior to hiring and rehiring her, it's always the type of officer we are seeking, that type of passion and intelligence." officer gwin-den -- and two other officers -- were responding to a call about a domestic disturbance at a home in woodbridge, virginia. that's about 20 miles south of washington, d.c. police say -- when they approached the front door -- the suspect opened fire. all three officers were hit. officer gwin-den died at the hospital. the other two are still there -- recovering. as for the suspect -- staff sergeant hamilton surrernded without further incident. when officers were finally able to search his home... they found his wife -- dead. they also found the couple's 11-year-old son... scared, but not hurt. hamilton's now facing several charges. including -- first degree murder of his wife... and capitol murder of a police officer the suspect is due in court tomorrow morning.
reporting.fisher reporting.this isn't the first tragedy for officer gwin-den's family. her father -- who was in the national guard -- committed suicide after returning from iraq. in franklin county, two men were arrested on drug charges-- after traffic stop. doug martin was pulled over by police friday night and booked on an outstanding warrant, dui and having an open container. this man--darius dunbar of michigan was also in the car. he was arrested on felony drug charges while being processed at the jail--- officers say they found these 30 small packages of cocaine in his pants. dunbar was charged with promoting contraband and trafficking cocaine an update from roanoke tonight- the hotel roanoke and conference center is officially apart of the curio brand- a collection by hilton. it is the first of its kind in virginia and one of only
hotels are carefully selected for their unique style and character. under curio, the hotel roanoke will preserve its 130 year history while still offering upscale services. coming up next- a k-9 partner- shows his officer some love.why the two are going viral tonight. plus-want to own a chicken? coming up in tonight's ag life report- how you can learn about keeping your own small flock. .overnight...clear early this evening...then becoming partly cloudy. not as cool with lows in the mid 40s. southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph..monday...mostly sunny. a slight chance of showers in themorning. highs in the lower 60s. west winds 10 to 15 mph. gustsup to 40 mph in the morning. chance of rain 20 percent..monday night...mostly .monday 20 percent.chance of rain the morning. up to 40 mph in gusts10 to 15 mph. 60s. west winds in the lower morning. highs showers in the chance of sunny. a slight .monday...mostly 35 mph.with gusts up to 10 to 15 mph southwest windsin the mid 40s.
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becoming partlycloudy. not as cool with lows in the mid 40s. southwest winds10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. .monday...mostly sunny. a slight chance of showers in the morning. highs in the lower 60s. west winds 10 to 15 mph. gustsup to 40 mph in the morning. chance of rain 20 percent..monday night...mostly clear. lows in the upper 30s. west windsaround 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable..tuesday...mostly sunny. highs in the mid 60s. light and variable winds...becoming south 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph inthe afternoon..tuesday night...mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance ofshowers. not as cool with lows in the
to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph..wednesday...showers likely. much cooler with highs in the upper40s. temperature falling into the lower 40s in the afternoon.chance of rain 60 percent..wednesday night...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain showers in the evening. much cooler with lows in the upper 20s. chance of rain40 percent. .thursday...partly sunny. highs in the upper 40s. .thursday night and friday...mostly cloudy with a chance of rainand snow. lows in the lower 30s. highs in the mid 40s. chance of
a picture of an arizona police a picture of an arizona police deputy and his k-9 partner is going viral.it shows deputy chase garrett getting a hug from his beloved partner- manson. take a look. deputy garrett says he took the photo a few months ago during a narcotics investigation.manson is a 5- year-old chocolate lab.he is used to find evidence specific to narcotic investigations. deputy garrett says he never imagined the response his photo would get -- but he
so much recognition. "people don't else but i mean its good that the community actually likes police k9s and they care that much about them."the two worked together for the past three years.manson even goes home with deputy garrett after their shift. caring for chickens is no easy task-coming up next-the class that will teach you how to keep a small flock- in
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and get 6 gigs of data for $40 a month plus get $300 back. [ echoing ] just sayin'. dreamed of keeping a small flock of chickens?well- here is your chance.the virginia cooperative extension is hosting a workshop for beginning poultry growers tuesday, march 8th at six p.m. those attending will be taught about nurtition, egg and meat safety, and management. if you are interested in the class, we have details on our website at virginiafirst dot com, just click on the ag life tab. coming up-the race to the white house.how candidates are trying to win your vote- ahead of super tuesday. and-the warm weather today- had dozens outside!coming up- how one group got rid of cabin
victims stabbed were counter- protesters.police say protesters attacked the group with a wooden plank and that fight sparked several others. two k-k-k members were also stomped by the crowd. "the fight, basically, broke out on the street and then the guys from the klan, they jumped in their s-u-v and took off and then three of their klansmen were, kind of, left behind and then the fight escalated down the street." 13 people have been arrested in connection to the fight. an investigation is on-going. the presidential candidates now in the final sprint ahead of super tuesday trying to get last-minute support before voters have their say.caroline shively breaks down the race. :05 - :10 :26 - :32 :55 - :58 :58 - 1:01 clinton says: "we are not taking anything, and we are not taking anyone, for granted." it was no surprise that hillary clinton won the south carolina primary this weekend... the surprise was just how =big= she won... crushing bernie sanders by
nearly every demographic: whites, blacks, seniors, women and men. sanders says: "in politics on a given night, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. tonight we lost." sanders says he expects to do well on super tuesday... but clinton appears to have begun a pivot to the general election, taking a shot at donald trump in her victory speech.clinton says: "despite what you hear we dont need to make america great again, america has never stopped being great!" republican senators marco rubio and ted cruz also hammered trump on the campaign trail saturday.rubio says: "he should sue whoever did that to his face."cruz says: "that's a very good way to get rich, pick the right daddy." trump returned fire this morning, going after rubio.trump says: "i think he's a light weight he couldn't get elected dog catcher if he goes back to florida." trump is well ahead in most of the 15 states and territories that vote this week... but rubio says he could still get the nomination... even without winning a single super tuesday
still be oh-for-15 and still be the nominee?"rubio says: "because we're going to pick up a lot of delegates, sure. and, that's not the plan, by the way, but sure. i mean, absolutely we can because we're going to pick up a lot of delegates." that was caroline shivley reporting. starting now, it is all about the delegates. on tuesday, about half of the delegates needed to win the republican nomination are in play... and for democrats, a third. in tonight's local good news report-dogs and their owners shook off the cabin fever and headed outside.the beautiful weather today had lots of people leaving the jackets at home.we stopped by the salem rotary dog park.there- dogs and their owners got a break from the colder temperatures- and headed outside.one owner says- it's a nice change from the winter- when she and her daughter had to stay inside. not too much cause my little one right here, she has asthma
today.and it's not just the dog owners who were happy to be outside- you can see the dogs were having a good time as well! coming up-a massive i-r-s data breech is affecting even more taxpayers.how you can find out if you're affected. plus-the happiest place on earth- just got a little more expensive.coming up-the price
.overnight...clea r early this evening...then becoming partlycloudy. not as cool with lows in the mid 40s. southwest winds10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. .monday...mostly sunny. a slight chance of showers in the morning. highs in the lower 60s. west winds 10 to 15 mph. gustsup to 40 mph in the morning. chance of rain 20 percent..monday night...mostly clear. lows in the upper 30s. west windsaround 10 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable..tuesday...mostly sunny. highs in the mid 60s. light and variable winds...becoming south 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph inthe afternoon..tuesday night...mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance ofshowers. not as cool with lows in the upper 40s. southwest winds10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph..wednesday...showers likely. much cooler with highs in the upper40s. temperature falling into the lower 40s in the afternoon.chance of rain 60 percent..wednesday night...mostly cloudy. a chance of rain showers in the
stolen last year and the i-r-s believes there are more victims than they originally thought.may that 104 thousand people had their tax forms stolen by cyber criminals- now i-r-s officials believe about 720 thousand forms were stolen. the agency will send out emails warning victims next week. they will also be given free credit protection. it will now cost more for disney fans as both walt disney world in florida and disneyland in california will have demand-based prices.three different prices-for value, regular and peak periods- will now be charged depending on the time of year.the company hopes the prices will help spread out visits.peak days-such as most of december, july weekends and spring breaks- will surge to 112
this is the time of year when we turn out attention to march madness and postseason basketball play. coming up, the virginia tech men's team takes a trip to tobacco road for a date with the wake forest demon deacons. highlights of this game are on the way. plus, its senoir day for the women of tech as they look to make history in sweeping the wahoos. this and so much more is coming up on the
virginia tech men's basketball team is playing with some momentum. winners of their last 2 games......the hokies hit the road tonight for a game with wake forest. tech beat the demon deacons last month at the cassell by 2. if virginia tech can get a win over wake....they would clinch a first round bye in the acc tournament. to winston-salem, north carolina. tech going for their 8th conference win. in the 3 previous season the team had a total of 8 conference wins. wake-dinos mitoglou scores this one....the deac up early on tech 8-4tech-j triple....wake lead is onetech bibbs tripletech bibbs
17tech seth allen the hokies clinch a 1st round acc tourney bye with an 81-74 win over wake forest. tech returns home wednesday night at 7 for a game with pittsburgh. to women's action hokies and cavaliers at the casell.....the women of tech having their senior day honoring hannah young, taijah campbell, and dominique powell. tech-sydney cook to taijah campbell tech cook to campbelltech cook triple uva led 27-24 at the half sign fight 2nd half uva mikayla vinson triple uva
steal and score 7-7 for 14 pointstech chinette hicks 19 go on a 16-0 run here tech picks up a season sweep for the first time ever over uva......beating the wahoos 60- 55. after the game, campbell talks about playing in her final home game. 01-0511-15it was something really special. because you kinda think. this is my last time playing on this court. with these girls so you wanna leave everyting you have on the court. i though taijah was phonominal in the game probabaly the best game she has played as a hokie the hokies will play boston college in the acc tournament in greensboro, wednesday night at 6:30. uva plays duke the following day at 2. to atlanta for the folds of honor quiktrip 500, kyle busch won the pole, but starts from the back of the field after failing post-qualifying inspection...================= ================= ================= =================41 laps to go...leader kevin harvick pits under green and gives the lead to jimmie johnson... =================
=================with 3 laps to go...johnson appears headed for victory, until ryan newman blows a tire bringing out just 2nd caution of the day ... ================= ================= ================= ================= overtime...yes, overtime!!!on the restart, johnson leading but kyle busch who had fought his way back gets a great start from 3rd...but johnson is able to hold him off...there is a wreck on the backstretch but johnson had reached the and johnson stays gets the win....***johnson gets cup victory...that the legendary dale earnhardt time******top five***2 dale earnhardt, jr.4 kurt busch5 carl edwards coming up we go back to college basketball court......as two odac titles were on the line in salem. teams from lynchburg were playing for them.
the odac tournament wrapped up today with both the men's and womens's championship... lynchburg college looking to pull off the double title wins...it was a hill city showdown in the men's final with randolph facing lynchburg...1. the hornets came out of the gates quick... zack burnett with the steal... he walks the tight rope and stays in bounds before laying it in to go up 7-0...2. randolph would respond with some great passing... ryan fields scores in the paint... the wildcats trailed by 6 at
filled with drama... jason eddie drains the 3 to put randolph up 5 with just over a minute left...4. lynchburg now down 2 with 4 seconds left... burnett calmly knocks down 2 free throws and this game is headed to overtime...5. in ot... randolph down 2 and running out of time... the wildcats with a good look at 3 for the win at the buzzer... but it doesn't fall... the hornets win the hill city battle over the wildcats in overtime 62-60. lynchburg claims their first odac title since 1979. :00-06:11-:17hillary scott: "this has been a crazy year. these guys stayed together, hung together and found a way to get it done. we knew this was going to be a tough game. we were fortunate enough to get this at the end."lyndon white: "this is just a huge step for us. we fought hard. like one of my teammates said, we worked for this. we weren't given this, we worked for this."lynchburg will find out who and when they play in the ncaa tournament tomorrow afternoon... the lynchburg women trying to make it a sweep of the titles for the hornets, facing
a battle... charmaine hairston gets the friendly roll on the 3... she had 8... the horetns take the lead 31-28...2. the quakers kept fighting... the pass to a cutting heaven walters for the basket... that trims the lead to 1, 40-39... 3. lynchburg would respond in a big way... the deep 3 from olivia defrancesco is pure... caps an 8-0 run... hornets up 48-39 in the 4th...4. defrancesco puts the nail in the coffin with this triple to beat the shot clock... 60-51 at that point... lynchburg wins their first ever odac title... beating guilford 62-55. this is an emotional win for the team... :00-:06: 14-:20abby pyzik smith: "it's huge. we've had a theme this year of "conquer". and last year it was one. and we conquered this. this is what we wanted to do. we wanted to make history and do something special. as an alum it's even more special to do that. caroline naumann: "honestly, we knew what we had to do. and we made every move to make that possible. and we're here now and i can't describe how great this
their ncaa tournament path will look like tomorrow afternoon... its ferrell's follies time....we go back to the salem civic center between games yesterday. this is the salem's parks and recreation 9 and 10 year olds hooping it up. spurs and hornets. the star of this one was the spurs bailey stratton. stratton scores the first bucket for the spurs....with the game on the line...she hits what would be the game winners as the spurs get the win over the hornets. let's hear from miss stratton. 01-05i look for where the defense was and i went to where the defense wasnt. how much fun is it to play at this level it is very fun. my teammates are very good sports and they are very funny and i like them way to go bailey...thanks for taking part in this week's ferrell's
as determined by a short race across the parking lot. (mumbles): yeah, yeah. and now, uh, what is your car powered by, uh, fat little boy? hydrogen-powered fuel cells. ah, hydrogen-- yeah, yes, wonderful. my car is powered by the wind! oh, how it blows. mine is potato-powered. i keep tell you i'm not a potato. be quiet, hash browns! dad, i'm so excited! i think-- hey, please don't stand so close. in the world of solar power, shadows are the arch-enemy. i think i might win. i believe in you and that's a given. but i don't know. that kid's car has flames painted on the side of it. why would he do it if it wasn't fast? children, start your engines! they're not engines! that's the whole point of this thing! yeah... just go. (crowd cheering) that never works.