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3 a baby's first snowfall is an exciting time. this adorbale shot was sent to us from lei- lani andersona. the viewer pictures are still piling in. and we would love to see yours, you can post them on our wlos facebook page. or send them to pics at wlos dot com. 3 3 good morning... it's tuesday, january 26th. i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look good morning. 3 here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7- day forecast for both the mountains and upstate.
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3 the city of asheville gives an update on the snow cleanup progress. news 13's lauren brigman joins us live from downtown. lauren, city crews are now turning their attention to neighborhood streets? right... because we had so much snow, they have been mostly focused on main routes, especially those used by emergency responders. now they are getting to those streets in your community. the city's street services division continues to work 24-hour shifts to clear the roads.
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3 3 they ask you to call them if you see large patches of ice or snow that need treatment by the city. those numbers are 828-259-5852 or 828-251-1122. to help with snow removal, free parking was allowed inside the downtown parking garages... and today normal operations will resume for those. if you leave a parking deck anytime after ten this morning you will have to pay. starting at 8am those using the parking decks will have to pull a ticket. 3 parking enforcement and meter collection will also resume downtown, where it is safe. coming up at 5:30, i'll have information about the art bus schedule. live in downtown asheville, lauren brigman news 13. 3
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it could start costing you some serious cash. the city gives property owners 48 hours to clear sidewalks. then can start fining people 100 dollars a day, up to 5- thousand dollars if they are not cleared. when news 13 showed up at "preferred properties" on woodfin street, they immediately got out their shovels. 3 17:58 "it was like the last thing on my list today, my list was, i had to get my clients back up and taken care of, before i thought about oh god, the sidewalk" a couple of businesses told us they did not know about the ordinance. it went into effect in 20-10. and if you are a renter., check your lease because tenants can also be held responsible for clearing 3 3 many businesses closed because of the snow... and that's having a financial impact on some workers. plato's closet opened in west asheville after being closed friday, saturday, and part of sunday. that is a substantial hit for hourly employees who cannot make up the lost wages with vacation days. some people turn to eblen charities
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and rent. 3 (murdock)"a lot of people think one day's not bad, two day's not that bad, but any time they miss could mean no groceries. it could mean no heating in their home. " terry sawyer of asheville came to eblen for help with his rent. the roofer says he slipped on ice saturday, and cannot work for six weeks. 3 3 3 happening today... a pair of murder suspects in henderson county is expected to be in court. shawn hollifield and savannah walker are accused of killing deque taylor in december. probable cause hearings are scheduled for both of them today. taylor was found dead along ninth avenue in hendersonville. according to search warrants, taylor's cousin told police a drug deal was involved. two others are also charged in the case. 3 3 a proposed apartment project in south asheville... that's raised concerns with the public, is now being delayed. developer rusty pulliam confirms that he is asking city council to postpopo a vote on the project. that vote was scheduled for today, pulliam is asking that it be
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250-unit complex would be built on the site of the old plasti-form site. pulliam also says he's willing to delay the project for two years to ease residents concerns about traffic. 3 3 now to the latest on campaign 2016, and the race for the number one spot. the campaigns are striking hard, trying to capture those final votes and win in the first contest for the presidency. lana zak has the latest from washington. 3 3 the countdown to the iowa caucuses is now being measured in hours...cruz sot "171 hours, that's all we have till the iowa caucuses. ted cruz, seeing his poll numbers slip in recent dayay urged voters to turn out.cruz sot "it's now or never. we can't get it wrong again."but wrong, is what donald trump is saying about cruz, telling supporters the texan should run for prime minister of canada instead trump sot "my new battle is with a gentleman named ted
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truth. (the canadian!) the canadian, the man from canada. [laughter] //and speaking of truth...nats "bernie! bernie! bernie!"on the democratic side, bernie sanders saying what politicians usually don't--sot bernie sanders "we will raise taxes. yes, we will," explaining during a town hall in iowa last night how he would fund a sisile-payer health plan--"we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for businesses."hillary clinton also campaigning on health care in iowa...when i worked on health care back in '93 and '94, //, i was trying to get us to universal health care coverage.trying to hold on to her 6-point lead in the hawkeye state. 3 3
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ownersf 3 the owners of the sunken cargo ship "el faro" have reached a settlement with ten of the crew's families. court documents say tote maritime will pay each of the 10 families 500-thousand-dollars to settle pending lawsuits. el faro sank in october of last year, after getting caught in a category four hurricane near the bahamas. all 33 crew members on board died. legal claims for the remaining 23 families of lost crew members are still pending. 3 3 shocking cell phone video is surfacing from texas, after road rage sparked a violent confrontation in austin. witnesses say prior to the fight, the men made rude and obscene gestures to each other from their cars. when the light turned red the men got out of their cars. the two drivers fighting were already gone before police arrived at the scene. officers are investigating the incident as an aggravated assault. 3 3 take a look at this... a suspect attacks a prosecutor in the courtroom right after he is found guilty. the
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people jumping out of their seats -- including the judge. as deputies tackled the suspect, the prosecutor tried to jump in for some payback. michael cox had just been found guilty of criminal sexual contact for fondling a girl. 3 i was able to get a hold of the defendant and use the least amount of force possible to go ahead and detain him to get him under control now cox could be in more trouble. they say that the quick thinking of deputy smith defused what could have been a much worse situation. 3 3 3 3 the asheville art museum is about to get a lot bigger. coming up... the party with a purpose. 3
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3 happening today... you can
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public schools by going out to eat. it is the first "food for thought: dine out for education." 28 restaurants will donate at least 10 percent of their proceeds to the "henderson county education foundation." to see a complete list of restaurants, go to wlos dot com. 3 3 the asheville art museum is preparing to start its expansion and renovation project. the museum had a party to kick-off the project. work starts this month on a new glass entrance from pack square. there will also be three times the gallery space. the museum has raised 18- million dollars for the project. they will continue to fundraise during construction. 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. coming up in this morning's five at five... a look at the best snowmen the internet has to offer. 3 all new at six. how a doctor is not letting snow get in the
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in this line of work only the freshest ingredients make the cut it's important to me to know every dish i serve is the best it can be. especially for this food critic. publix bakery scratch made bread we bake it in store every day with pride so you can serve it with some
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[ scanner beeping ] sir, could you step aside? "sir"? come on. you know who i am. progressive insurance? uh, i save people an average of over $500 when they switch? did you pack your own bags? oh! right -- the name your price tool. it shows people policy options to help fit their budget. [ scanner warbling ] crazy that a big shot like me would pack his own bags, right? [ chuckles ] so, do i have the right to remain handsome? [ chuckles ] wait. uh-oh. 3 in this morning's five at five.... a list of the top five snowmen on the internet. coming in at number five... hitchhiking snowmen. this could prove to be a driving distraction. number four on the list... jabba the snowman. sure to be a big hit this
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thinker. add some class to your lawn with a snowman version of roron's 'the thinker.' coming in at number two... a snowman for 'halo' lovers. this video game inspired snowman will do a great job defending your lawn. number one on the list.. go big or go home. you need a lot of man power to pull this one off.. and some patience for it to melt. 3 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3
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3 duke takes on miami in florida. stan shows us if the devils could notch another a-c-c win after saturday's
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3 3 good morning good morning everyone in weather problems tonight for duke--they are playing at miami.devils hope a win over nc state will stop their slide, they had lost 3 straight but still ranked, but can they get by the 15th ranked hurricanes on the road.alex rodriguez in the house, cheering on the canes, and a lot to cheer about.this play killed duke, the lob..inside mcclellan.---------------but brandon ingram comes back, goes through the defense and
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newton drops it off to kamari murphy--it was jam city tonight for the canes.------- duke tries to answer from outside..matt jones in the corner for 3!! duke down 4 at the half.---------------2nd half.grayson allen all the way, nice layup, two of his 17 cuts it to two.----------but after that all miami..same play, lob it to mcclelland and he just slammed it home..21 for him.. duke just doesn't have the bodies especially inside, and fall, 2 and 11 against ranked acc teams in their last 13--both wins against duke.prep hoops, not any out there tonight. many games postponed tonight are tba's--smoky mountain at franklin set for tuesday mountain heritage and their top ten girls team at owen tuesday, but haven't heard yet for most of the schedule for tomoow since schools in most areas are out is a schedule time change.. tuesdaynight's christ school - aca (@ aca) basketball game
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7:30 pm.we could have a lot more make ups during weekdays and hopefully it won't cost us conference tournaments next month. its panthers and broncos in super bowl 50 february 7th in santa clara california, panthers anywhere from a 3 and a half to 5 and a half point favorite.carolina only real concern, the status of all-star linebacker thomas davis, he broke his forearm in the nfc title win over arizona., he had surgery today and says there is no doubt he will be ready to play in the super bowl.the panthers as a group are a wide open loose bunch and coach ron rivera wants them to stay like that for the super bowl"i think it's important that our guys understand what we're capable of. i think most important than anything else, i think it's also important that they understand, they gotta continue to keep their personality...keep who they are...that to me is important. it's funny you start talking to people about how to do things the next couple weeks and people start to say 'well, you know we should think about doing this, think about doing that." no wait a minute guys, let's stick to what we've done. that's what's got us to
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sports this morning. i'm stan pamfilis. have a great tuesday. 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 a new study is asking the tough questions... how many of your facebook friends actually like you? the
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probably have more facebook friends than you can keep up with. a new study from the royal society of open science shows that on average - only four of those facebook friends are considered part of your support clique. those are people who would be by your side during times of crisis. the study also says the average person could count just about 13 people as close friends. the university of oxford concluded that although social networks help you keep up with your acquaintances - they don't necessarily expand your number of close friendships. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your
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up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 3 3 3 you never expect them to wander off and somthing like that happen. a north carolina child... killed by a pit bull. what his brother used... to try and keep the dog away.
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