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3 if you are looking for a job... today you are in luck. the 10th annual homecoming career fair will start later this morning at the w-n-c ag center. that's where news 13's lauren brigman is live... lauren.... what should people bring with them if they are planning to attend the fair?: today you have the chance to meet potential employers face to face 3 the event is organized by the economic development coalition and asheville area chamber of commerce. in it's tenth year, event organizers say this year's career fair is the largest one yet. more than 100 employers and career placement services will be on site... and more than five-thousand jobs up for grabs. if you are looking for a job, there are career opportunities in a variety of areas including manufacturing, technology, healthcare, and tourism. with a new facility opening in the near future, a-v-l technologies is one employer looking to hire a variety of
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3 23:30;30-23:30;41"we're looking for many different facets in our business, from assembly to planning, to programmers, engineers. so we're just looking for somebody that wants to come and that's looking for a good job and good future."3 10th annual homecoming career fair 11 am - 4 pmdavis event center, on the grounds of wnc ag centercareer seekers: no registration requiredmore info at 3 3 3 3 3 today... a damage assessment team from the state emergency management will be in macon county. they will be touring the damage from the flooding two weeks ago. that assessment will determine if the state will provide any money to help with the recovery. the damage involving homes, roads and bridges is estimated to be more than 700-thousand dollars. 3 all our air conditioning work,
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air handler...all that stuff had to be pulled out. and the mold and mildew..worried about the sub floors-making sure they aren't warping. if money becomes available, county leaders say they'll let those affected know about the application process. 3 3 today classes will resume for some students at a school in buncombe county that was damaged by a mudslide. fourth through eighth graders will return to artspace charter school today. this comes one day after the owner of a swannanoa restaurant donated 40 percent of the day's sales to help the school. people packed in to "native social pub" to support the cause. ((stop)) 3 when we found out what happened with the flood we normally do 20% donation and this time we were like this is such a huge thing for them they give so much to our community that's what the owners of the restaurant are really all about 3 friday's schedule at artspace has not been determined. but, school officials say they should figure that out today. 3 3 a popular asheville brewery
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company will open a larger second operation in biltmore village. they'll open a brewhouse, tap room and other facilities in the old civilian conservation corp buildings that date back nearly a century. burial's owners say the expansion will let them try even more new things. 3 "during that time we were able to perfect the recipes while experimenting. and i think we'll continue to do that. certainly as our brewing capacity expands and we are canning now, and certainly our package products will expand."3 the new brewery will expand burial's capacity 10-fold to 15 thousand barrels a year. the investment will be about 1 point 8 million dollars and will create about 17 new jobs. 3 3 a change to city of asheville job applications could make it easier for convicted felons to get jobs. council is expected to adopt a resolution to remove the question that asks if someone has been convicted of a crime. it is part of something called the "ban the
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reduce unemployment for those trying to get back on their feet after jail time. 3 we believe that box has been used as a screening tool so if we can deley the criminal background in the process of employment maybe you get to meet the individual actually see skills they have what type of qualifications the city will still conduct a criminal background check, but it would happen later in the application process. 3 3 3 3 we have another early bird gets the win giveaway this morning! we are giving away two v-i-p passes and tickets to local country artist's album release show at the orange peel. he is joe lasher junior. go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to enter. we will announce the winner just before seven this morning. and stay with us... joe will peform a song from his new album live later this half hour. 3 3 3 a class-action lawsuit has been file against trader joes. what was coming ushort that has customers angry. 3 and we want to know... if you win saturdays historic
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in 10 words or less what you would tell your boss. 3
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3 a class action lawsuit is filed against trader joe's the lawsuit claims the grocery store's 5 ounce tuna cans only contain 3 ounces of tuna. tests by a u.s. government lab found that nearly every can was underfilled - a violation. a spokesman for trader joe's, which has about 400 stores across the country said the company does not comment on pending litigation. 3 following president obama's proposal to tighten gun rules, gun-maker stocks jumped an average of 7 percent. investors are anticipating a boost in firearm sales as
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tougher rules go into effect. stocks for firearm makers rose an average of 78 percent last year. and several mutual fund companies including fidelity and vanguard have been big winners from the gun stock rally. 3 burger king is the latest fast food giant to enter the battle of dueling dollar menus, upping the ante with a five-item meal for four dollars. the promotion includes a bacon cheeseburger, small fries, small drink and four piece chicken nuggets along with a warm chocolate chip cookie. this latest deal follows mcdonald's mcpick 2 which began monday it's a revamped version of its popular dollar menu as well as wendy's 4 for 4 dollars deal. 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. a winter storm is causing some big problems in california. coming up... where the sunshine state is being hit the hardest. 3
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3 the second in a series of winter storms drenched the san diego area with steady and intermittently heavy showers this week it caused widespread flooding problems and snarled traffic across the area. up to several inches of rain fell across the region, much of it in short bursts. streets, parking lots and garages were temporarily underwater. emergency crews rescued several motorists trapped in submerged vehicles. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three ys.
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3 the time is now 5:xx. a new way to get around in the future? coming up ... what this new device is designed to do.
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3 a chinese firm developed a prototype of a drone that can carry people. it debuted at the computer electronics show this week las vegas. the company says the drone can take a single passenger to a pre-programmed destination. engineers say once the destination is entered, the passenger will only have to push buttons to take off and land. the company has not gotten f-a-a approval for the devices or gone into mass
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3 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3 3 he just premiered his new single "tap a little tail light"... and is getting ready to release a new album. joining us this morning is joe lasher junior.what can we expect on this album?who are some of your influences?
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>>jay: a one-eyed cat is living the dream life in honolulu, hawaii, where he lives alongside his human friend. >>holly: he's been catching waves for the past year. >>ingrid: he was adopted at 3 months old and say hi cans around water came from the recovery process that included frequent bathing after he had surgery to remove his eye. that makes sense. >>holly: oh! >>ingrid: so he's comfortable with the water and he has always been in it. >>jay: look at that. >>holly: he loves it. he climbs up on the surf board. look at that. >>jay: he does.
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>>holly: he obviously has a good home and is well taken care of. >>ingrid: hanging out in honolulu? i think so. 26 degrees in asheville, but overall, yes, chilly, but it will be warmer by the afternoon. coming up in the next half hour, at 6 o'clock, i will talk about our rain and snow chances in the extended forecast. >>holly: residents in michigan city are concerned about their water. why the feds are now getting involved. >>jay: and the former governor of new mexico is getting into the presidential race. the term he is running on. >>lauren: more than 100 local employers are looking to hire. coming up on my live report, i will tell you how you can get in
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special cartt2wat^(@%4 bt@q9op tt2wat^(@%4 "a@q)c4 tt2wat^(@%4 bm@q"h8 tt4wat^(@%4 " dztq l>holly: love a country music artist? joe lasher is here this morning. >>jay: and today for our "early bird gets the win" contest, we are giving away two tickets and passes to his album release show at the orange peel coming up in march. go to to enter. >>ingrid: and coming up in the next half hour, he will perform his new single "contracted little tail light." >>holly: you have got another chance to hear him coming up,
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