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we'll talk about more rain next. for days no one knew who she was, found murdered along with a man and it took several days to learn she was even a brutal. >> it took till this weekend to identify jessica because of her head wounds. according to her family. >> they couldn't identify her through seeing her, it had to be done through tattoos and fingerprints. it was hairstyling which brought erto the fatal encounter. >> she loved doing hair. >> that's the only connection with the fella murdered? >> yes. >> they have worked this case no one stop and now jessica's family said they're anxious for an arrest. >> there are sick people out
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them and that the system does what has to be done to make them pay for what they've done, they took two lives. >> tonight, the family of jessica and matt jones are connected by grief and grief for lives lost and potential unfulfilled. >> they said they're making headway but they could use more public input. county town. they discovered his body behind the community center and he was from durham. they picked up two men on friday, and abram is charged with murder and the other man was charged are helping after the crime.
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he was shot in the back, a raleigh police officer shot him two weeks ago and now the update. how did they conduct the investigation? >> they arranged for an independent pathologist and the initial investigation shows a shot to the back and the final autopsy report will not be available for another 6 weeks. the independent pathologist report showed a shot from the back to the front in the shoulder area in addition to other shots. a preliminary report said he was shot in the chest and right shoulder and left forearm. they said the shooting happened when they tried to arrest him on a warrant and he pulled a gun during the struggle. his family attorney said their
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what authorities released so far. >> we ask anyone with information regarding the homicide to please come forward and to cooperate with our family and their investigators. >> i reached one of the family's attorneys by phone but she can't show us the report at this time. raleigh police had no comment and within the past half hour the da asked for the medical examiner to expedite the case but it will be a month and a half until it's available. the district attorney said the office requested that the family and their attorneys provide any information they uncover. in campaign 2016, donald trump visits hickory and a
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>> you know how many people have been hurt? i think like basically none other than i guess maybe somebody got hit once or something. >> there's no violence. >> he wases responding various acts of protests at his rallies. trump's statement comes on the heels of the statement on cbs's "face the nation" where he doesn't condone violence and believes that john mcgraw got carried away. >> i understand, he had a certain finger up in the air and this man became angry and you know what? i don't condone violence, but this kid shouldn't have had the finger up in the air.
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>> in another televised interview, he admitted to having his people look into helping him with legal fees. >> the incidents involving trump supporter mcgraw and jones. they're looking into whether trump's conduct or if they rose to to the level of inciting a riot and whether actions like this one changes minds about the candidates. >> the primary will also decide who is going to be on the ballot for november and a look at that race and it's a big one. >> to get to the governor's mansion is important to the republicans and the democrats, it begins with tomorrow's primary and then we're about to find out just how important it is. >> if polls are any indication,
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attorney general will face off against pat mccrory to be the next governor. after the primary, we'll know if that matchup is the reality. >> most people are considering it to be one of the tightest in the country. >> as of now, cooper hand-- and both parties really see the importance of the governor's mansion and they want to retain it because they have an agenda and they want to get it through the general and the democrats want to break the hold of the republicans. >> it's an expansive race and each much hold the primary and mccrory faces two challengers and cooper faces ken spalding
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see which connect with them on the issues most important to them. >> the education piece that we get the amount of resources for all schools in the triangle area. >> someone that sees through all of the politics that surround these issues and zero in on how to get the most money, that's somebody i'll vote for. >> the polls are open tomorrow morning and stay up through 7:30 at night. a $2 million statewide bond, your vote decides whether your taxpayer monies help issues across the county, we'll brake that down for you. >> the heroin deaths have skyrocketed from 500%.
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preview of our special report. >> we talked to our da and our u.s. senators and they said our heroin problem has to be addressed now before it continues to spin out of control. >> it's an enormous problem. >> is it readily available? >> absolutely. >> not a place you can focus on and say it's not. >> old, young, it's everybody. >> the only person who can say person. >> heroin makes you numb to everything, it just really, like wipes away everything. >> he started using at age 14. >> i didn't think i was an addict. i knew i did things extreme, but i didn't think it was too bad. >> if you think it's not in
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>> what are local law enforcement agencies seeing? >> there's not a law enforcement professional in the state of north carolina that i've talked to, from chiefs to sheriffs that's not concerned about heroin. >> what's being done about it, and that's coming up. >> if you want us to check out something, e-mail us at wncn.com. >> there are north carolina schools participating in march
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technology from north carolina's furniture and textile industries decimated by decades of disastrous trade deals. over 361,000 manufacturing jobs lost. only one candidate for president has opposed every disastrous deal -- bernie sanders. while his opponent has flip-flopped on trade deals,
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and stood with american workers. he'll take on wall street and their trade deals because he doesn't take their money. for jobs. for us. bernie. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. more local news, a combination of not paying
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too close is being blamed for the pileup on sunday, on i-40. in all, we're talking 134 vehicles damaged and 25 people hurt. there were accidents on both sides of the interstate. >> he'll recap some of the high latest of 2015 such as the expansion of elevators and pfizer. he'll talk about what is in store for 2016 and the speech is on the city's youtube page. rapper is coming here to fayetteville to sign bottles of his vodka, the penguin at 5:00 and you must be 21-years-old. and you'll only be able as to see him if you buy a bottle of the vodka.
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5.6% and it was 5.7th time last year, 5.7% last year. >> hundreds of dolphins in and out of the water and what experts are saying about this amazing sight. >> this captured a large group of dolphins jumping near dana that frequent the coast. squid. >> this doesn't appear like they're spooked and it's not a >> it looks like they're speeding as fast as they can, but speed is relative when you're a dolphin and a person, to us it looks like they're
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them cruising at their dolphin speed. >> not clear why they decided to group together, but price believes it may be part of social interaction, common during daytime hours. >> it's very unique, but they can be anywhere in groups of animals from 30-300. it might be due to feeding or social activity. >> there are several videos on youtube and this was captured off dana point but scenes like san diego. >> they're altogether, and you get lucky and it's a real special treat to see. an update, 13-year-old albert jefferies, he had a
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just spoke with his mom and sadly he's had a setback, he has a breathing tube and is on dialysis. his old heart did so much damage his new heart is having trouble communicating with his kidneys. i'll update on our facebook and twitter page and how can donate and how can be a donor. go to our website wncn.com. >> when it comes maintaining our health, we want to it be able to choose the best doctors and get the best care. what to consider when choosing the right physician. >> whether you're looking to get a routine physical or a specialist, searching through a list of doctors can be daunting
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comes to narrowing, ask for referrals and most people feel comfortable that comes highly recommended and here's this, think about logistics, and consider the distance and maybe a doctor that uses an online portal and visit the doctor, nothing beats a face-to-face and set up a consultation, your physician should be someone you with. >> well today is pi day, not pie but pi, when you multiply the diameter of a circle by 3.14, so you see the connection? most people are celebrating the
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delicious and less confusing but most pinned pie on pinterest is this one. it has bacon and i guess you dinner. >> this is a real deal, the united states house of representatives passed a resolution, it's a day, pi day. and it was a warm day, today is the last monday of winter. spring starts this weekend and it was 80 degrees, 75 right now and as we look from north raleigh down to the downtown skyline, you can see it here on the right, notice all of the clouds are big and puffy. that heat has prompted storms and
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you had some nickel-sized hail and a bit of rain now, and ground clutter, and smithfield, that's real rain along i-95 and wake forest, that's fizzling out. so now, nothing cooking but stuff cooking on thermometer. but cooler because of the frontal boundary along the virginia border. temperatures literally are all over the place and we're not done with rain just yet. as we go hour-by-hour, by 8:00, dropped to 73 and small chance of a couple of showers, basically what i showed you, we up it through 10:00 and midnight and 2:00 a.m., showers
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times and as we get to tuesday, we dry out and we'll start the day with fog and temperatures in the up 50s, there's that boundary and we're close by it and we've got instability in the atmosphere, then some cooler temperatures. but these are the showers up in the mountains now that roll through here later tonight. let's talk about that, first we'll pick up the map at 9:00 and the rain is back and then rolling through here and a broken line through 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00 and by 3:00 a.m., those move out and then by your morning commute things are dry, but for the rest of tonight, a good portion of the area is in a slight risk, that's our second level on the 5-level scale, tornadoes not in the conversation, that's always a concern, not tonight, large hail and damaging wind is what
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again tomorrow with more sunshine and the last tuesday of winter, we'll feel like summer, temperatures get close to 80 degrees and your forecast takes us to 82 on wednesday, and then on thursday, st. patrick's day, we cooldown with the small chains of rain and then showers to both saturday and sunday this weekend and a 20% chance saturday and 40 percent chance sunday and look at our temperatures, low 60s normal this time of year and in fact we've got temperatures in the 50s next monday flirting with the 30s. just in time for spring to start, it gets cold again. >> just a reminder. >> still march.
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fresh market grocery store will have a new owner. apollo bought the chain for more than 1.3 million dollars. it's a specialty grocery store and has 190 stores in the country. no word if they'll make changes
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whether you're traveling for business or vacation, getting a good night sleep isn't always easy and hotels across the country created programs with sleep amenities ranging from aromatherapy and bedtime books for kids and blackout blinds. big shift from what you're used to seeing. >> they were giving chocolates and leaving things that were the worst thing before bed. >> if you don't get one with the amenities. don't eat chocolate before you go to bed. right now the annual tech event, south by southwest is taking place and adding cool inventions and they're being
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a projector that animates images across any surface and it's not clear when it hits the market but it could one day soon. >> kids go up to tvs and they start touching them and they're going to look at books that way. >> when you find a coin and you pick it up, do you check the date? >> imagine going for a walk and finding an object from 2,000 years ago?
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man, why the search has here is the reason, a good reason why you should enjoy the scenery, a hiker found a rare
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only the second of its kind and it bears the image of augustus. >> for the past several days, you've been hearing about arrests when you hear about donald trump rallies. does that affect who you vote for? your news is next at 5:30. >> north carolina news starts now. hohenstein. >> fuquay and vereena and-rain and some nickel-sized hail and we've got showers and downpours along i-95 and slowing down
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northeast of chapel hill. not a whole lot going on in central north carolina but showers and storms up in the mountains will be here later tonight. and what is in store for the rest of the week coming up. polls are open and recent changes mean you need to be prepared and bring information with you. we're here with what you need to know ahead of super tuesday. >> cameron village is one of hundreds that will open starting at 6:30 tomorrow morning, to get inside you will have to have a government issued id with a picture on it. a license, passport or military id, if you forgot, you'll still be able to vote, how it works,
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and it will be counted once your identity is verified. several are making a push to get the vote out in our region, again, we open at 6:and you must be registered in order to vote, if you have questions, or how to vote, go to wncn.com. and one of the most important things, the race for the white house, north carolina is one of five states that is going to the polls tomorrow. >> for donald trump, march madness is about winning enough delegates to make his nomination a slam dunk. >> it's a love-fest and movement. >> with the support of chris christie he continues to brush off critics. >> on tuesday, voters in
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and missouri and illinois will make their voices heard. >> and senator marco rubio, winning his home state may be the only way to stay in the race. but donald trump has a 2:1 lead, 46%, to 22%. >> we're going to do what needs to be done. >> in ohio, john kasich is betting big on his backyard to keep his campaign alive. >> if someone can't get the total number of delegates, we have many to go. >> and mitt romney said he needs a strong win to make it a 3-man race, donald trump and ted cruz. >> republican race is grabbing the headlines, and hillary clinton looks to widen her lead when it comes to delegates, but bernie sanders may win in
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one of the big talkers has been unrest and violence at some of the rallies. do these incidents have an impact on who voters choose? >> as they make their last minute pitches in yet another round of super tuesday speeches. >> you have to go out and vote. >> it isn't just the stakes that are high. >> so are tensions, violence has been documented at a number of donald trump events but it boiled over this weekend as fights forced him to cancel a rally in chicago and secret service prevented a protester getting near trump the next day.
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ready to throw a tomato, knock them out. >> he told supporters to beat you up the people in the crowd. >> he's inciting violence. >> he said his campaign is not to blame. >> there's no violence. >> a poll found that in fact incidents like what happened in chicago, may be helping his numbers. twice has many primary voters made it more likely they'd support him and no matter who is at fault, it's a dangerous precedent. >> people say i can disrupt and cause this drama. in terms of the republican establishment, paul ryan and he typically avoids comments, he told a wisconsin radio station, he found this all very
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to be responsible for the environment at their rallies. >> a volunteer firefighter went missing on sunday and cbs reports on the efforts by crews hit hard about this. >> they resume their search out here, approaching this as a research and recovery, they use sonar and a they also use ad drone. focus on the area where the firefighter was fishing and swimming with two other people when he disappeared into the river. when something like this affects them, they have to pull together. >> we appreciate the thoughts and prayers and with the families and it's one of these things, we have a job to do and
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>> 50 people helped with today's search. a man who spent 19 years in prison then was exonerated was found dead. darryl hunt was found dead, unclear what happened to him, he was wrongly convicted in 1984, and since his release, he had been a public advocate for the wrongly convicted. those closest to him are missing a friend. >> he led his life in a way that honors the community and that honored god. >> he was convicted of a murder but the dna evidence led them to another man. a deadly accident on i-40, raleigh police is a vehicle was traveling east, and then left
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get back on, his vehicle slid on the grassy shoulder and hit a tree, he was the only person in the vehicle. well, as you know, it's not just duke and carolina going for it, the biggest story are the unc seahawks, and we take you down the coast as students and if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages,
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goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. she says their names. trayvon martin shot to death. dontre hamilton unarmed. sandra bland... did nothing wrong. and makes their mothers' fight for justice her own. she speaks for a city poisoned by indifference. we need action now. and stands with the president against those who would undo his achievements. just like she's always...stood with us. hillary clinton.
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no word on what caused a house fire that killed two people, it happened early sunday morning, someone driving by saw flames and called for help, the victims were found upstairs and their identities haven't been released. >> beware of tractors. back in 2014 there were 150 accidents involving farm equipment involving roads. >> a new home for two lion cubs. and they're now at grandfather mountain and the animals are skinny and were less than 6 months old when discovered. officials in the ivory
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15 civilians were among the victims. 33 others were wounded and al- qaeda's north african affiliate claimed responsibility. this is the third time militants have targeted hotels in west africa. vladamir putin has ordered the withdrawalful most russian military from syria, his country's intervention had achieved their goal. he didn't elaborate but they quoted him as saying he hopes the move will help peace talks and he coordinated with bashar al-assad. he helped bashar al-assad recapture territory from rebels. >> the man identified as
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a checkpoint in the northern part of the country. they can't confirm the detention however kurdish tv showed id and bankcards and identified the 27-year-old seen here, including a virginia driver's license, u.s. intelligence believes about a dozen american citizens are syria. a south carolina trooper pleaded guilty in the shooting of an unarmed driver following a traffic stop in 2014, he faces up to 20 years in prison. the victim was shot and survived. police in maryland are in shock after a murder of a colleague outside washington, d.c., investigators say the officer died in the ambush attack outside police headquarters.
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condolences are pouring in. >> the county police draped it in black in honor of the 28- year-old gunned down in what was an unprovoked attack. >> he engaged them in a gunfight and they responded heroic live. >> they added flowers to to a makeshift memorial. >> i got up when i heard the helicopter and came outside and i saw the policeman and everybody was in a fran i frantic state. evidence shows the gunman intended to die in the shootout. >> they were distraught after learning the officer died from his wounds.
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tremendous personality, he made everybody smile and wanted to be everything to everybody. >> another horrific act of evil and this is an act of cowardice. >> there could have been more injuries. >> luckily they were closed on s sunday. >> craig boswell, cbs news. trying to figure out what caused the amtrak derailment, 30 passengers hurt when the train heading from l.a. to chicago jumped the tracks in kansas, that wreckage was caught on cell phone and the people on board said it turned drastic quickly. >> i heard them calling for help and everyone was on both sides i have the train, looking for family members.
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and they'll be there for several days. water is finally receding in northern louisiana, forecasts say it will be a week before they can go back in to see the damage. a 6-mile section of highway 71 is still flooded and good news, the bayou didn't pop the levee. kellogg's launching a criminal investigation showing a man urinating on their assembly line. >> the company said it involves a memphis factory. >> any products affected are past the expiration date. >> there's an upset, on sunday, while they were airing the selection show, twitter was announcing the brackets. they're trying to identifying
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ncaa released this statement, it goes to great lengths to have it revealed early. we take this matter seriously, today is all about the guessing game involving the brackets and you can download one on wncn, and in the first round, duke is taking on wilmington, the first time since 1982 they'll play each other and david hurst reports, seahawks fans are ready. >> as students return there was excitement here as they get the chance to go play in the ncaa tournament and go up against the national champions. the hopes of an upset. students and fans are excite today knock off duke and put unc-w on the map.
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>> everyone is excited and all for it and we're feeling school spirit now. >> they're on the bid to the tournament after winning the conference tournament. it's their first since 2006. >> it's crazy to be back here and now we're there. >> and employees at copper penny anticipate a large divided crowd. >> it will be difficult for some fans, they're going to be torn. >> students and fans say they look their chances against the duke team prone to early round loses. losses. ready to see it. >> they won't be able to make the 12 hour trip, many say
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>> i'll watch from class, don't tell my professor. >> unc-w and duke have only played one other time in 1982, during coach k's second seen and they're hoping for a different outcome. david has the tax task and you'll see his reports on thursday. we didn't show his legs, he had a swim trunks on. >> the fact they haven't played since 1982, very interesting. >> good matchup and reminds me of last year, in-state rivals in kansas, the big upset and they never played each other and anything can happen, that's why it's march madness. >> our weather is mad because
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>> today's high is 80 degrees and the forecast is going to be the last 5 days of winter, winter, 80 today and 79 tomorrow and 82, flirting with records on wednesday and then we have a cooldown, as we head to the upcoming weekend. our average high this time of year is 63, and earlier, we had a few thunderstorms and we're watching one pop up right in front of us, we're in durham and you can see here's 58 and there's 40 and this thunderstorm popping up right on top of you, no lightning with it, but that will change and heavy downpours, watch out in northern durham. that's it right now in our area, we're keeping an eye on these up in the mountains, that's what is going to head here later and you can see this yellow outlined box, that's in western south carolina, that's a thunderstorm warning, that
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tonight and look what they got in fuquay, obviously they had pea to dime-sized hail. these warm days in march are great but this is extreme weather for this time of year and that could produce extreme storms. and as we look at temperatures, all over the place. from 50s up in southern virginia to 70 here in the triangle. we'll fall to the 70s tonight and showers and storms, from the mountains will be here overnight and then we'll be dry with upper 50s tomorrow morning as well as fog, make sure you check in with alyssa to help steer you out the door. i know it caused problems this morning, there's that boundary up to the north, our
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place and we've got an area of low pressure for the west that helps inspires these and that is coming here later tonight. let's walk you through hour-by- hour, we're still mostly dry at 9:00 p.m. except for a stray shower and then it is back to the west, the maps go into motion and it's a broken line and by 10:00 and 11:00 and 12:00 and we could see heavy downpours and by 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. these showers exit and you have a dry morning commute. with the storm, we have a slight risk of severe weather, that's our second category out of the 5 on the severe weather list and tonight we're not anticipating tornadoes, that's always a concern, you don't have to worry about it, but
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damaging winds are all possible and that's tonight. we're back to dry weather tomorrow, 79 degrees above normal this time of year and then 82 wednesday and thursday we cool back down and thursday is st. patrick's day and a holiday around here because basketball is in town, and notice it will be a bit cooler. but still way above normal, that's your st. patrick's day, and friday, we cooldown and 67, and compared to where we've been this weekend, it looks cold, low 60s during the day and 40s at night and spring beginnings sunday. our 3-degree guarantee, we made
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back with a sweet story. one man will see europe as a human backpack. he couldn't be more grateful. russ joins us with how they're doing that. >> it's an extraordinary act, these guys have done it, kevin chandler was born with muscular dystrophy. so in 2013, a group of friends put them on their back and explored the sewers of greensboro. they cared him on a specially made backpack and now if they
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take him on a tour of europe. >> we need our burdens to be held up and carried by each other. that requires sacrifices. >> what a great lesson. they hope to explore france and england and ireland. i hope he gets there. wishing him well. >> well stay with us, news at 6:00 is next. heroin epidemic spreading and we investigate and talk to users and lawmakers and how state cabinet ... linda coleman, our next lt. governor. i'm linda coleman, and i'm running for lt. governor because it's time to fight back, so our children don't have to do it all over again. i've fought to improve schools all my life.
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north carolina news at 6:00 starts now. a nationwide epidemic and why heroin is spreading around north carolina. >> your decision on a $2 billion bond. >> and march madness arrives and we have team coverage. >> thanks for joining us, showers and storms on the radar tonight and a look at what's going on with wes hohenstein. >> march and we hit 80 degrees and extreme temperatures help to go produce another severe thunderstorm warning, this time
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county and north of durham and also in the southwest part of granville county. earlier it produced small hail and this one can do the same thing in addition to heavy rain so you could have ponding and this is going to continue for the next 30-45 minutes as it drips there along i-85 and areas just north, other than that, not much going on but these storms up in the mountains, expected to be here later tonight, could still carry severe weather. we remain under a slight risk here in central north carolina. the second of 5 categories and our biggest complete remains large hail. keel keep on eye on that and what's coming later, i'll have

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