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currently. 3 the main debate with the leading g-o-p candidates starts at 9 tonight. we will have a crew there... with live reports before and after, on- air and online at wlos-dot-com. coming up in our next half hour... i'll tell you which candidate is making a point *not* to be in charleston tonight. 3 3 3 democratic presidential candidates are also getting ready for their debate. it's on sunday in charleston. just ahead of that debate, hillary clinton's campaign is no longer holding back against vermont senator bernie sanders. we have spent the beginning of this campaign -- for months now -- where i've been laying out my policies, where i've been meeting with people, listening to them about what they want the next president to do. and now we're in the sprint, and it is time to draw a contrast.senator sanders wants to dismantle obamacare. wants to dismantle the chip program. dismantle medicare. (sot sanders - msnbc) that is factually incorrect. and i hope the clinton campaign stops saying that right now sanders is leading clinton in iowa polls... 49 percent to 44
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have a crew at sunday's debate... and will provide complete coverage from charleston. 3 3 3 we're following a developing story in jakarta, indonesia... there are reports of several explosions in the center of the city. reuters and a-f-p report at least three people were killed. c-n-n indonesia says a police station appears to have been one of the targets. we are also getting reports of blasts near a shopping center. it is not immediately clear who is behind this. 3 3 3 happening today... the man charged with a triple murder in asheville is expected to be in court. a probable cause hearing is scheduled for pierre griffin the second. he is accused of killing uhon johnson, alexandra king and tatianna diz in november. prosecutors have not said if they will seek the death penalty in the case.. griffin also faces larcey and armed robbery charges. 3 3 3 new information this morning... in the death of an upstate high school basketball player. the spartanburg county coroner's office says 18- year-old nathan moore went to a basketball game monday
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to sleep. then his dad found moore dead in his bed tuesday afternoon. the cause of his death is still not known. moore was a senior at greer high school. 3 3 families affected by a gas leak in henderson county are back in their homes. it happened off howard gap road near fletcher. emergency dispatchers say a neighbor reported the smell of gas around seven last night. firefighters evacuated three homes as a precaution. utility crews repaired the leak. no one was hurt. 3 3 the c-d-c says- north carolina is one of only two states right now... reporting widespread flu activity. that means at least half of our state's regions have seen a spike... even though flu season is getting a late start, health officials say the increase in cases means you need to be prepared. 3 14 33 26"widespread means it's ticking up so when you start seeing that trend going up, if you've not had your vaccine, you know it's one of those things that we highly recommend because it does take
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really peak in your system. " at this time last year, north carolina had 26 flu deaths. so far, we have not had any reported flu-related deaths this season. 3 3 a north carolina environmental official says coal ash clean-up is putting an enormous strain on his staff. tom reeder is the assistant secretary with the department of environmental quality. he says the new law requiring ash clean-ups across the state has pushed staff, quote: "to the absolute breaking point." the remarks are part of a status report on plans to close 32 coal ash basins... including the ones at the duke energy plant in skyland. 3 3 they are less than 10-weeks old... and already training to track criminals and missing persons. deputies with the henderson county sheriff's office say their new bloodhounds are sisters and don't have names yet. they are leaving that up to some local students. wednesday the two k-9s trained for the first time at jackson park. 3 cpl. jeff banks, henderson county sheriff's office: "when they go down to track, the
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eyes so it closes their eyes off to where they're forced to use their nose more and their big ears will scoot along also and it almost makes like a funnel." this photo taken by its handler... has gone viral. a station in texas picked it up and it made national news. 3 3 3 3 a museum in kansas is excited to be getting a spoon. coming up ... the history tied to this simple piece of flatware. 3 all new at six... we are asking what advice you would give to the winner of the powerball jackpot. head over to our our facebook page and let us know ... we will read some of the answers live on air. 3 and news 13 wants to hear from you so we can continue to tell relevant and meaningful stories. go to wlos dot com
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3 it's 5:xx. let's take a look at business headlines. the dow is down 364 points ending at 16-thousand 151. the nasdaq is down 159 ending at 4-thousand 526. 3 3 now let's take a look at today's business headlines across the web.jordan spieth lands big coca-cola endorsement deal /2016/01/13/news/co mpanies/jordan- spieth-golf-coca-cola- endorsement/ ml?iid=hp-grid-domjordan spieth just signed an endorsement with coca-cola.the world's no. 1 golfer is just coming off his 7th pga tour win in hawaii.coca-cola (ko) said the "multi-year partnership" will feature spieth in tv, digital and social media advertising. he'll also promote the company's dasani water brand. the company did not provide a dollar amount for the endorsement's the latest win for spieth, who won the masters last year and the u.s. open championship. he has the top spot in the official world golf ranking.he has a net worth of $30 million, according to motors: from bankruptcy to auto boom /2016/01/13/investing /general-motors-outlook- turnaround/index.htmlgeneral motors ceo marry barra has a lot to crow head of the largest u.s. car maker, she has led a banner year of car sales and generated buzz around gm's new cars. what's
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already rewarding shareholders with higher dividends. investors agreed. gm's stock popped up 2.6% wednesday morning to $31 a share, up a lot from the stock's lowest point in 2012 when it fell under $'s a remarkable turnaround for a company that just two years ago was battling a pr nightmare over deaths related to a flawed ignition switch and one of the deadliest auto recalls in history. it's hard to believe that gm was in bankruptcy just seven years ago and needed a government bailout to stay alive.gopro to cut 7% of workforce; shares plunge 25% /2016/01/13/investing /gopro-layoffs-weak- sales/index.htmlthe action camera company said it would cut 7% of its workforce, or roughly 100 employees. (the company said it had more than 1,500 workers at the end of 2015.)shares fell nearly 25% after hours.gopro also lowered its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2015 and the full year, saying fourth-quarter sales of its cameras were weaker than expected.gopro (gpro, tech30) has had a tumultuous run: the company's stock surged after a blockbuster ipo in 2014 but has been freefalling in recent months. shares have plunged 19% so far this year -- and 73% in the last six months. 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. it's not sugar... but a kansas museum is not complaining. why a spoon full of history is now being kept there
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3 it may look look like a simple spoon. but to a midwestern museum, it's a priceless piece of history. the kansas museum of history says the sterling silver spoon belonged to the wife of isaac mccoy and dates back nearly two centuries. mccoy was the first person to survey land that would become the state of kansas. he is also one of the territory's earliest settlers. the spoon will take its place by a watch that was also owned by isaac mccoy. 3 3 3
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with no obligation.3 the driver of an 18-wheeler led police on an hour-long chase across four counties before surrendering peacefully. it started near garland, texas by the time the truck came to a complete stop on the interstate in greenville, more than two dozen squad cars were trailing it. police used an armored vehicle to disable the stolen truck and shot what appeared to be tear gas into
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driver opened the door and was dragged to the ground by officers. 3 3 a north carolina father is heartbroken - after losing his three-year old son. the little boy - nicknamed 'cash' - accidentally shot himself with a misplaced gun. amy lipman spoke with the child's father. 3 "he loved life. he loved people, he was a lot of help for anything. he liked to work. he said 'i love to work.'"work he did.. on making customers smile at brother's mini mart in lumberton. (adia peguise, munal's babysitter) "i met cash this summer when the store first opened and he ran up to me and jumped into my arms and wouldn't let me go and i fell in love with him," adia peguise tucked cash into bed in a room next to the store because he wasn't feeling well.(adia peguise, munal's babysitter) "he had an ear ache. i gave him some medicine and i was mad because he wouldn't eat his chicken noodle soup."that was the last time she saw him.(adia peguise, munal's babysitter) "they called for me the next morning. his father called
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asking for me and by the time i called him back he was gone," his father, the store's owner, abdelaziz said cash spent sunday morning sitting on a stool next to him behind the counter. then, he started chatting with a customer just a few feet away from his son. (manal abdelaziz, father) "i was talking to him, business and different things and all we heard was something happening and i looked and, oh my god, my son is on the floor."abdelaziz immediately called 911. (manal abdelaziz, father) "help come but it was too late. it was very quick. they pronounced him dead. my baby." peguise said the gun belongs to her who would keep it at the store for security purposes. however, it wasn't where it usually is. (manal abdelaziz, father) "always keep the gun away from here. hide it under a t-shirt, put it in a higher place. at that time it wasn't there. it was in the wrong place."abdelaziz
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accidents happen. it's just devastating to accept that when it's your own son. (manal abdelaziz, father) "he was growing up so fast. he was 3 years old probably in the body of a 30 year old person. he is... my god..." 3 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 tomorrow... the "blue dragons" will be playing at the grey eagle in asheville and it's all to benefit the "leaf community arts". james fisher is with the blue dragons is also on "leaf's" board of directors. cortina caldwell is leaf's communications director.
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you will actually be 3 celebrating a big birthday tomorrow, too! do you have any recorded music/cds?where can you get that music? 3
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>>jay: 5:57 exactly.
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>>holly: it put the city salt trucks to work. dot said they had trucks out presalting>holly: ice and snow are causing problems for drivers, how they are taking extra precautions. >>jay: a fire breaks out an an apartment complex. the heights firefighters had to face to rescue residents. >>holly: the stage is set for the republican debate. the candidates are showing up and who you will hear from
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>> now, in high definition, from the western north carolina's news leader, this is news 13 this morning. >>holly: at least three whippers will share the historic $1.6 billion powerball jackpot. >>jay: this is out of california where one of the winning tickets were sold. winner are also reported in tennessee and florida. >>holly: while there were no
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two tickets sold in the state
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