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"definately there's a lot of different candidates. i think if you want your voice heard and you don't want a certain candidate to become the nominee then you have to get out and vote." 6:215:03 eddie dennis "i figured if i didn't get it in now it wouldn't happen today .. and it's important we get it done." 8:29 3 we'll be here 3 all night monitoring what's happening and what's monitoring all night we'll be here we'll be here all night monitoring what's happening and will be bringing you live
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3 now we turn to asheville... where a bernie sanders gathering is being held... to watch tonight's returns. news 13's aaron adelson is there live... aaron? he's got lots of support here. these folks will be here watching the primary coverage, and they've spent the day trying to get others supporting bernie. 3 3 bernie sanders supporters came together at "the block off biltmore" to canvas the neighborhood. representatives from sanders's national campaign helped organize the event. volunteers took two shifts knocking on doors and handing out information about their candidate. the south carolina primary is about two weeks out from north carolina's election day. this marks a last minute push for voter turnout... and gives the community a chance to be involved. 3 53:24 "bernie's campaign and his grass root movement is all about trying to re-engage people in the political system. that our democracy works best when everyone is involved and when we stand together on things that are really important, there's
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accomplish. bernie 3 supporters say they chose to work with "the block off biltmore" for a good reason. the building was once home to the ymi cultural center... which according to the north carolina naacp... is the oldest african american cutlural center in the world. 3 tonight in asheville, there's another bernie event. new mountain hosts a fundraiser starting at 8. live in asheville, aaron adelson, news13. 3 3 polls for the south carolina democratic primary close in less than an hour. we'll have live updates throughout the evening... both here on wlos and on my40. then live team- coverage at 10:00 and 11:00. up to the minute results will also be posted on wlos.com... as well as our facebook and twitter pages. 3 3 the candidates for the gop nomination for president continued hitting the campaign trail today. donald trump joined forces with former rival chris christie... following the new jersey governor's endorsement yesterday. marco rubio campaigned in alabama... while senator ted cruz spoke in governor's endorsement of trump
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marco rubio campaigned. 3 3 a nice start to the weekend across the mountains. it's warming-up, but for how much longer??? karen wynne joins us with our sky-watch forecast. ad lib weather tease 3
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3 happening 3 now... your chance to learn everything about the craft beer industry... and do a little tasting, as well. news 13's justin hinton is live "the venue" in downtown little bit of tasting as well. justin hinton is live at the asheville beer expo. >> justin: it's also a fundraiser. really the first event of its kind here that pulls together people from all aspects of the crafts beer industry. this is the second of two sessions happening now.
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breweries with tasting. there's also crafts beer vendors, distributors. all aspects of the industry. they're all here to provide insight on how the industry works. >> bernie's campaign and his grassroots movement is all about trying to reengage people in the political system. but our democracy works best when everyone is involved and when we stand together on things that are really important, there's nothing we can't accomplish. >> justin: now of course that wasn't from this actual event. but really that's something she was saying to bring everybody together to learn about the event. all this is taking place downstairs. now upstairs, there's also education panels where people can hear from the beer leaders in the community. again, this goes until 8 o'clock tonight. you can purchase tickets at the
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it does cost $20. justin hinton, news 13. >> frank: bulldog pride out in full force today for their homecoming today. the homecoming court, floats, and of course rocky, the living mascot all made their way across campus. it's an annual celebration that unites the past and present. >> it allows us to celebrate basketball because we have the two teams, the men and women in the hunt for the championship. >> frank: festivities continue tonight. homecoming close out celebration. luke will have highlights of both the games later on in sports. the final countdown to the
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a super fan who came from around the world to be outside on hollywood's biggest night. one of the most beautiful
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a 3 it's the movie industry's biggest weekend... the 88th annual "academy awards". the coveted "oscars" will be handed-out sunday night. entertainment reporter kidd o'sheaea on the red carpet for us tonight... with a look at
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3 (**take vo**)some will watch the oscars this weekend for the entertainment.(**take sot**)"i think i'll watch it to see what chris rock is gonna say."(**take vo**)others for the excitment like carmen who came all the way from spain.(**take sot**)"i wanted to come to california and la but it has to be on the oscars week and event kidd: so what do you think of beautiful hollywood? carmen: it's awesome."(**take vo**)and brooklyn will watch because she has a goal to one day be at the oscars.(**take sot**) "kidd: so you want to be an actress, writer, director? what do you want to do? brooklyn: act."(**take vo**) she may be on her way- when we talked with her, she'd just finished a photo shoot.(**take sot**)"kidd: what was it for? brooklyn: forever 21 kidd: oh my goodness that's kind of a big deal brooklyn: not just photo shoot. >> what was it for? >> forever 21. >> that's a big deal. >> kinda. >> yeah, it is a big deal. let's do the interview right now. let's pretend you already won the oscar, okay? so i can say i got the first interview with you.
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so how does it feel to win an oscar? >> awesome. >> reporter: whatever the reason is for watching, it's sure to be a night you won't forget. >> frank: we will continue our preview coverage beginning tomorrow morning on news 13 this weekend from 6 until 8. we'll have a film critic live in the studio breaking down his picks. then the oscars begin at 8:30 tomorrow night right here on wlos 13. guilty to crimes in the u- s.... if he gets one thing in return. next on news 13 at 6:00... what sleep has to do with his demand. 3 with a variety of fresh-made seafood meals starting at just $4.99, no one does seafood like d's! try our new home-style flounder meal or double dozen shrimp. or our grilled menu, featuring new tuscan tilapia. each with two sides and hush puppies. for full meals starting at $4.99,
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with a variety of fresh-made seafood meals starting at just $4.99, no one does seafood like d's! try our new home-style flounder meal or double dozen shrimp. or our grilled menu, featuring new tuscan tilapia. each with two sides and hush puppies. for full meals starting at $4.99, it's gotta be d's. 3 mexican druglord joaquin guzman... known as el chapo... says he's ready to wave extradition... and plead guilty to crimes in the u-s. but there's a hitch. that story tops tonight's "newsreel."
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admit guilt for crimes commited here in the u.s. under one condition. upon extradition from mexico, guzman wants to be transferred to a medium-security prison in the u-s... and serve his time there. "el chapo's" escaped twice from maximum security facilities in mexico. his attorney says the guards at his mexican lock-up won't let him sleep... waking him up regularly, to confirm he hasn't fled. he says that't' causing his client to suffer migraine headaches. 3 two deadly attacks by suicide- bombers in afghanistan today. one happened near the afghan defense ministry in kabul... killing 12 people. there was another suicide-blast near the pakistani border earlier in the day... that claimed at least 11 lives. 40 others were wounded in the second attack. reports indicate the taliban's claiming responsibility. 3 family members and first- responders gathered in new york city friday... to mark the anniversary of the first terrorist attack on the world trade center. a truck bomb exploded in a parking garage
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february 26th, 1993. the blast killed six people... and injured more than a thousand others. yesterday's service took place at the national september 11th memorial-and- museum. six people were convicted for their roles in the truck bombing. 3 there's a major comeback underway for the migratory monarch butterfly population. experts say their number's increased by 255-percent over last year. the count is done every december... at the wintering grounds in the mountains west of mexico city. conservationists are optimistic... but say monarchs are still at risk. illegal logging that strips protective forest canopy... continues to be a problem in mexico. but the u-s is now working to reintroduce milkweed... a plant critical to the migration. 3
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now your news 13 skywatch weather. >> karen: warm today, even warmer tomorrow. look at what is coming our way. this bubble of nice warm air over the central u.s. we can see current temperatures right now in places like oklahoma city and dallas around 70 degrees. this nice mild air is going to move in for the second half of the weekend. right now, not too shabby at 50. our humidity, a low 23%. meanwhile, in greenville, 54 degrees. light winds. overall, though, just feeling very, very good. a couple of future cast models to show you. this is the first one. you get the bigger picture. a ridge of high pressure kept us
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by 6:00 a.m., we're going to be dry and very cold. we're not going to have any cloud cover overnight. temperatures cooling off. starting off sunday morning well below freezing. the sun comes out and we rapidly warm up. highs in the 60s. by 6:00 p.m., it is shaping up to be a very pleasant night. we're not really going to see the effects until monday morning. but monday, bright and early, we do see some light rain moving in with this very weak front. so that monday morning commute, it could be messy. very quickly that front moves out. high pressure moves back in. monday in to tuesday is going to be dry. however, we have a second system that is out in the central u.s. by midnight on tuesday, that one is on the move. and that one could bring us some showers, even some storms and much cooler conditions. hour by hour future cast.
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a little bit breezy in some locations. winds are going to be coming down. little arrows here on this map are pretty small. as we go through early morning, we again are going to need those coats, those sweaters. it is going to start off chilly. but then during the afternoon, we're warm, we're in the 60s. we begin to get a little bit breezy as we go on in to the evening. rain moving through my monday at 6:00 a.m. especially in our mountain counties. waynesville, franklin, you highs tomorrow, asheville 64. marion 66. and 70 degrees in pickens. the next seven days, we see a little bit of everything on this seven day forecast. and that includes a chance of thunderstorms on tuesday. tuesday could be kind of a rough afternoon to get through.
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could see a bit of a rain-snow mix friday on in to saturday. even the upstate right now looking like you could see a little bit of wintery weather as we head towards the following weekend. but that's still a few days off. >> frank: it's the final game in the regular season for the bulldogs.
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steve: today is your lucky day. woman: (surprised) oh, my goodness mark: you've just won - a thousand dollars! woman: that's amazing! that's amazing! (shrieks) woman: ok, nice job. mark, way better than yesterday. maria, that delivery felt a little forced. and steve, steve: yeah? woman: i am still missing that raw emotion. woman: pretty awesome for a tuesday, but tomorrow is hump day,
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lucky for life. win a thousand dollars a day, every day, for life. >> luke: unc asheville's men's basketball team entered the weekend in a give the bull dogs a share of the big south regular season
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freshman dylan smith having a great season. sam hughes gets the offensive rebound. big crowd at kimball arena today. freshman dwayne sutton takes the lead. that's perfect. dogs lead. spin cycle on the defender and finishes off the glass with a scoop shot. right now asheville is trailing coastal carolina with about seven minutes left in the ball game. meanwhile, the asheville women's basketball team combined total of conference wins that they earned over the past three seasons. today the bulldogs hoping to get another one against campbell at
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pick it up in the third quarter. bulldogs are down by two points. nice up and under move through the bucket. asheville leads. jada brayboy finds shatori major. three of them right there. it would not be enough as unc asheville women fall to campbell. that means the dogs and flames are now tied for first place in the conference standing. the western carolina men's team is getting hot at the right time of the season. another win today would give the cats a win cavs were ready to play in this socon showdown.
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devon makes a nice pass to torian. rhett harrelson dives from a long distance. cats up by two. then mike brown who scores 19 points as well finds justin browning for the layup down low. western carolina beating furman 73-62. cats end the regular season with four straight victories. high school basketball playoffs have reached the sectional championship round today. we have a handful of mountain teams hoping to keep their season alive with victories. reynolds hosts freedom tonight at 7. avery county takes on mount airy. hayesville takes on lincoln charter. on the girls side, erwin trailing central davidson. cherokee and south davidson also in progress. in just about five minutes, the unc tar heels will play a big game on the road at number
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these are not only two of the best teams in the acc, but also two of the best teams in the country. we'll have highlights tonight on news 13 at 11. >> frank: okay. we got another good day coming up. >> karen: yeah, we do. we're warming back up in to the 60s. enjoy that sunshine. then we have showers and storms much cooler later in the week. >> frank: polls close at 7 o'clock in south carolina.
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we hope you stay with welcome to "world news tonight." the showdown in the south. south carolina up for grabs as democrats cast their votes. hillary clinton looking for a big win over bernie sanders, while her husband goes on offensive against a heckler. >> if you'll shut up and listen to my answer, i'll answer you. >> so, what set him off? a new republican tag team hits the trail. chris christie and donald trump together. the frenemies now doubling down on marco rubio. >> rubio stole from the republican party.
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and tonight, the new comeback line. >> we can't nominate a con artist to become the head of the party. the factory worker coming face-to-face with the gunman, a man he thought was his friend. what that shooter told him right before he opened fire. the new concerns about e-cigarettes tonight. they are exploding in pockets, setting cars on fire, and causing serious injury. one woman talking about her frightening ordeal. and, risky business. chris rock getting ready to rock the oscars, hosting in the middle of a controversy. promising a "blackout" is on the way. good evening. thank you for joining us on this saturday. i'm cecilia vega. we begin tonight with that showdown in south carolina. democrats at this hour still voting there. hillary clinton going big in the palmetto state, while bernie sanders has struggled to introduce himself there. preliminary exit polls coming in, take a look.

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