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i didn't tell the truth- to myself or anyone else. my husband has drinks with friends after work. he has a couple of drinks at home with dinner and a few more while we watch tv. pretty soon he's shouting at me and blaming me for all of his problems. i just can't take it anymore. a counselor recommended al-anon family groups. she said al-anon members have had experiences just like mine, and they would explain how al-anon is helping them. i didn't want to go to al-anon, but i'm sure glad i did. is someone's drinking breaking your heart? you might be surprised at what you can learn in an al-anon family group, from people just like you. call 1-888-4al-anon,
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3 viewer dawn patterson sent us this picture of snow in maggie valley at soco falls. cold weather conditions are putting multiple schools on a delay this morning. 3 3 including avery county... madison, mitchell and yancy county schools. a full list can be seen at the bottom of your screen. and of course you can check our website wlos dot com for the latest on school delays and closings. good morning. here is a look at region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and 3 upstate. 3 3 3 3 breaking news this morning out of asheville... where
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responding to a house fire on north bear creek road. news 13's lauren brigman just arrived on the scene. lauren... you spoke to the homeowners just a few minutes ago?
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3 3 3 happening tomorrow.... a bond hearing is scheduled tomorrow for a mother in the upstate accused of killing her newborn child. 23-year-old joanie holcombe is charged with murder, and the unauthorized removal of a dead body. deputies discovered the newborn in a wooded area near cherokee circle in anderson. they say holcombe confessed to the child's killing and burial. 3 3 3 it's a developing story involving a former k-k-k leader... convicted of killing a 16-year-old girl in monore more than 20 years ago. the
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reviewing russell hinson's case... to see if he is eligible for parole. he was convicted of killing felicia houston with a crossbow in a racially motivated attack in 1992. it's not clear when the parole commission will announce a decision. 3 3 the search continues for a man who has been missing for weeks from madison county. 37-year-old johnny cook was last seen the day after thanksgiving, at the weaverville walmart. his parents say he often stayed with his girlfriend for weeks at a time, so they did not report his disappearance immediately. if you know where cook is or have seen him in the last month, please call the madison county sheriff's office. 3 3 happening tomorrow... the city of asheville may devote a day to native americans in place of columbus day. the resolution is on the asheville city council agenda for tomorrow. councilman gordon smith is proposing a resolution to establish "indigenous peoples' day." it recognizes the heritage and contributions of native americans here in the mountains. smith says, to many people, columbus day is synonymous with oppression.
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opportunity for everyone in native american citizens and the heritage that they brought county and western north carolina long before we got here."3 nine cities across the country already observe indigenous peoples' day. 3 3 state officials are cracking down on north carolina employers who do not carry proper insurance. the news and observer in raleigh reports the state industrial commission collected 1 million dollars in civil fines from uninsured companies in the last year. state law requires any employer with three or more employees to provide workers' cocoensation insurance at no cost to the 3 3 3 happening today... jury selection begins for the trial of a second baltimore officer charged in the death of freddie gray. officer caesar goodson junior drove the van that carried gray from the site of his arrest last april to the police station. gray was critically injured and unresponsive after the ride... and died days later. goodson is charged with second-degree
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selection is expected to take two days. 3 3 officers in portland, oregon, shot and killed a man they say was "wielding a chainsaw" over the weekend. a man reportedly threatened law enforcement with a chainsaw before they opened fire. his name is not being released at this time. all of the officers involved are on administrative leave while the incident is investigated. 3 3 hundreds of people join french leaders for a weekend ceremony in paris, honoring victims killed by terrorists this past year. 130 people died in coordinated attacks on november 13th. 17 others were murdered at the offices of "charlie hebdo", and a supermarket. the french president unveiled a plaque and a tree was decorated with lights in remembrance. 3 3 australian firefighters are battling a huge blaze that has engulfed the small town of yarloop in western australia. 95 buildings have been destroyed so far, and emergencies have been declared in nearby towns. local media said as much as one-third of the town had been destroyed,
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dating back to the late 1800s. 3 3 how low will gasoline prices go this year? motor club triple-a puts the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas at one dollar-96. folks in asheville can see prices anywhere from 1-98 to 1-77. u-s-a today dot com reports in some states, a gallon of regular has dropped to a dollar-42! tumbling oil prices combined with strong refinery capacity could push the price of gas to a dollar a gallon in some areas. that has not happened since 19-99. 3 3 3 coming up... 3 three brothers are scultping for a cause. what they hope to do with funds from this giant octopus.
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3 a family in minnesota has a giant octopus in their front yard. the 18-foot monster of the deep was completed by three brothers. they make a new snow sculpture in new brighton every winter, to raise money for charity. it was a giant sea turtle last year, and a snow shark two-years-ago. it took them 500-hours to build this latest aquatic-themed creation. their goal is to raise 10-thousand- dollars, to bring clean drinking water to haiti. 3 3 3 new at six... a motel fire destroys 16- rooms. what firefighters believed caused
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my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis made a simple trip to the grocery store anything but simple. so finally, i had an important conversation with my dermatologist about humira. he explained that humira works inside my body to target and help block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to my symptoms. in clinical trials, most adults saw 75% skin clearance.
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humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. before treatment, get tested for tb. tell your doctor if you've been to areas where certain fungal infections are common, and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have flu-like symptoms or sores. don't start humira if you have an n fection. ask your dermatologist about humira.
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on sunday... after a battle with cancer. if you would like to share your thoughts on his death... go to our facebook page. we'll share some of your comments later this morning. 3 3 3 3 in this morning's five in this 3 morning's five at five.... we are taking a look back at the top david bowie songs. coming in at number five... "young americans" this song featured memorable saxophone playing and a samba-like beat. it offered up a new direction for bowie. number four on the list... "heroes" one of his most inspirational songs. bowie performed the song at the 2001's concert for new york city in front of the men and women who risked their lives during 9-11. coming in at number three.. "moonage daydream" this tune serves as a musical introduction to his "ziggy stardust" character.
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lyrics deal with re-invention. the tune also features beautiful piano playing. number one on the list... "space oddity" bowie was only 22 years old when this was released. the song was revolutionary for its time, musically and lyrically. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 the panthers will face a familiar foe in the playoffs next weekend. luke shows us why carolina's experience earlier this season... should help them prepare. 3
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3 it is 5:xx ... new yorkers strip to their underwear in winter, and in public, along with trouser-less crowds in about 60 cities. yesterday's annual no pants subway ride began in new york back in 20-02. it is coordinated by "improve everywhere", a global flash mob. participants were assigned personal numbers and told to show up at central gathering spots. they then boarded subways, tearing their pants off on the tracks. entire new york families took part, including babies bared to their diapers. riders also appeared in atlanta, chicago,
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3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3
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3 continuing to follow that breaking news out of asheville. at this hour firefighters are
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