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a few extra clouds and a small chance for rain i think most of us will stay on the dry side. current temperatures, we're at 60 degrees. we climbed a degree over the last hour. 61 right now in fayetteville. so we'll look at the forecast today. 75 at lunchtime. 84 our afternoon high. the record high today is 86. set back in the 1940s. i'll walk you through the rest of the forecast in a bit. kristin? good morning, everyone. off to a quiet start on the roads outside right now, let's take a live look at what you can expect to bring you on the roads at this early morning hour. this is wade avenue and edwards million road. you can see the headlights there. traffic is moving smoothly in both directions. we have no major problems reported on your area thoroughfares. that's always a good thing, but don't forget to grab the sunglasses before you step out the door.
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concerned, we have the shoulder closed between exit 293 and 301. exit 98a is -- 298a is closed. tip-off for march madness game 12:40 for the first set. cars and vans, it will cost you 20 bucks to park there. we'll have more coming up. back to you guys. 5:02. breaking news to get to. right now, durham police are on the scene of a deadly shootingp. >> officers responded to hardy street around 2:00 this morning. police found a 24-year-old man dead there at the scene. no word on his name or suspect. officers have not filed any charges and are still investigating. we have a crew there. >> we'll have that report coming up in a moment. first, though, we want to get to more breaking news. this time, it will be all about politics. >> that's right.
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race for the white house for democrat hillary clinton rolled out primary victories in four states, florida, ohio, illinois, and right here in north carolina. >> as for the republicans, trump winning big in his round of primaries. he took the top spot in florida, illinois and north carolina. missouri is still too close to call this morning for both the parties. however, john kasich won in his state of ohio where he is the former governor. after a disappointing finish in florida, though, senator rubio ended his campaign last night, throwing his support to senator ted cruz. we'll have a full breakdown of the election coming up in just a bit. north carolina votes resoundingly approved the connect nc bond. >> it is a $2 billion bill that improves the state infrastructure. >> it passed in all counties except for one, pender county on the coast. they voted it down there. this bond has been a hot debate
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opponents say $2 billion is too much. >> the voters have spoken. the state says all of that money will be put to good use. much of the $2 billion will be spent on north carolina's state-funded colleges and universities. the money will also go towards repairing sewer lines and state parks. let's look at the breakdown of what we will see locally in central north carolina. $3 million for jordan lake. $2.8 for the river. also, $1 about the 1 million. >> both republicans and democrats have been encouraging voters to pass this bond for months. coming up, we'll hear what some leaders in the unc system have to say about the money that's much needed in north carolina. >> in fayetteville, a referendum was passed. it will have lots of projects.
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dollars in property taxes per year for a home valued at around $75,000. presidential nominees with respect the only thing decided in north carolina last night. >> it's official, attorney general cooper and pat mccrory will go head-to-head in the race for governor. >> last night, both celebrated party nominations mccrory and cooper looking ahead to speeches following their victory. >> so far, our senior senator has been shirking his constitutional responsibilities. [ applause ] >> by refusing to even consider nominees to the supreme court.
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we're tired of these games in washington. [ applause ] >> that was ross that you hear right there. she is the democratic nominee after last night's primary, facing burr in the fall. back to mccrory, he pulled ahead with 82% of the republican vote last night while cooper snagged 71% among democrats. now back to ross. >> that's right, more in campaign 2016. ross will be going up against richard burr for the senate seat. >> that's her there that we just heard from. she was locked in a four-way race. she took the podium speak north carolina democratic party headquarters soon after it became clear she'd come out on time and in front. she wasted no time going after burr. now, ross represented wake
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house, and she will face burr in the fall election. >> that's right. also in cary now, let's take you there. we were there for a watch party for senator ted cruz. his wife made a few stops in central north carolina as well over the past few weeks. he stopped in raleigh for a taped interview with fox news anchor megan kelly. on the democratic side, a big night for hillary clinton. >> that was a busy night for our news team. i think we'll take a look at video that we've got for you. here it is from the watch party in downtown raleigh. yesterday, she made a surprise stop at a polling site where she met up with voters. >> last night in durham, bernie sanders supporters lined up on blackwell street. 250 people made phone calls an canvassed neighborhoods across the triangle yesterday. >> primary results are still
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donald trump won big yesterday. for the democrats, hillary clinton picked up more victories over bernie sanders. >> don champion has a full breakdown. >> reporter: donald trump continued his winning streak last night with primary victories in north carolina, illinois, and florida. >> we're going to win, win, win, and we're not stopping. >> reporter: trump's win in florida earned him 99 delegates alone. >> while we are on the right on the winning side. >> reporter: no ohio, trump fell to the state's popular governor john kasich. the win gives kasich momentum. >> i want you to know the campaign goes on, and i also want you to know that it's been my intention to make you proud. >> reporter: in missouri, are the race between trump and ted cruz is still too close to call. >> only two campaigns have a plausible panel to the nomination. ours and donald trump's.
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side, hillary clinton trounced bernie sanders picking up big wins including here in florida. now more than ever, clinton is eyeing a fight with the gop front-runner. >> our commander in chief has to be able to defend our country, not embarrass it. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: even though he is still trailing in the delegate count, sanders believes he can win the nomination. >> you do not have to accept the status quo. we can do better! >> reporter: the candidates now turn their attention to states like arizona and utah, which holds primaries next week. don champion, cbs north carolina. >> all right. so from here, they head out west to battle it out. coming up, a major metro system in the u.s. is preparing to shut down.
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we've got the detai carolina. it's wednesday morning, and we're talking about temperatures at 60 degrees. we drop before sunrise to 58 and we'll start to climb slowly at first. here's a live picture from our tower camera here in north raleigh. line. keep in mind, it is early now on this wednesday morning. you can see a faint line of showers working right through central parks of kentucky and down through tennessee. ahead of that, we could see an isolated shower or two after 3:00. most of us, in fact, will stay dry. 60 right now in raleigh. 55 in durham, but upper 40s right now in sanford. we'll be in the upper 50s at 8:00 a.m. 75 at noon and near record breaking this afternoon with a
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still holding onto the 80s around 6:00 p.m. this evening. cooler temperatures are coming up in the complete storm team forecast. stefan? >> time right now is 5:12. after the break, we continue our campaign 2016 coverage. we've got a live report coming from washington, d.c. plus, residents in illinois were greeted by this,
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what conditions looked like top stories, mccrory received 80% of the vote on the republican side and cooper snagged the democratic side. >> hillary clinton and donald trump both won as expected.
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clinton also beat bernie sanders in ohio and illinois. >> and the connect nc bond will go to the state university system. some of the other money will go to improvements for state parks, community colleges and the national guard. 2016 is coming into a crisper focus as the final numbers roll in from the pivotal primaries. >> it was the end of the line for one republican. we're going to go live to national correspondent chance field. the polls predicted the outcomes pretty well. >> reporter: stefan, russ, yes, they did. yesterday morning, we were saying, will they hold up? they sure did. missouri right now at 5:16 is still on the bubble. clinton and trump lead their parties by .2%. the other we know that of course in north carolina, trump and clinton winning handily with double digit leads. john kasich winning his state
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it is his first win of the entire election season. then you get to florida and not so great for rubio at all. the freshman senator lost in a landslide to trump and bowed out. >> while it is not god's plan that i be president in 2016 or maybe ever, and while today my campaign is suspended -- [crowd boos ] >> the fact that i've even come this far is evidence of how special truly is. >> we are moving closer to securing the democratic party nomination and winning this election in november! [ cheers and applause ] >> so on the democratic side, clinton pulled off a clean sweep. all five states if thee holds off. she wanted a definitive win after losing to sanders in michigan. remember that was an upset last week. she wants to get back that mojo and that look of inevitable candidates.
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have got to ask you this. any word on how sanders will handle this as sanders comes through for hillary clinton and whether or not he'll drop out. >> yes, stefan. he keeps saying he's not going to drop out, however, he's not necessarily in the hunt for this anymore. if he keeps raising money from small donors and also has races coming up that are going to be favorable toward him out west and up north, but really his mission seems to be to stay in the race as long as possible to push clinton as far to the left as possible at which point he knows she will likely win this thing. a big night for clinton and trump. >> all right. so yeah, we know it's the end of the line now nor marco rubio, but no end of the line for bernie sanders yet. >> it may go all the way. thanks for being with us, chance. this morning, one of the largest public transportation
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officials announced the closure after an electrical fire. the same thing happened about a year ago. metro gm says they want to make cablesp. >> if we find any additional cables that require this, we'll announce it as soon as possible what additional track outages will be needed and any impacts and service to our customer beyond the next 24 hours. >> there were no reports from any injuries from monday's fire. this is the first time metro rail has ever shut down for something other than weather issues. many voters in illinois were heading to the polls for the primary yesterday. some of them were faced with this, severe weather. in fact, a tornado touched down in a rural area west of peoria. there were reports of damage in several farms and at least 20 counties in central illinois were under a tornado watch. so you know, voters still got out to the polls. here back here in the central north carolina area, alyssa,
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>> yeah, weather was really nice yesterday today could shape up to be the warmest day of the week with temperatures eventually topping out in the low to mid-80s. right now, we're obviously far from the 80s this. this is a live picture in cardinal high school in raleigh. it is a quiet start to our day. clear skies. we'll notice that as soon as the sunrises. that doesn't happen until los to 7:24 this morning. back to our west, a faint line of showers working their way through kentucky back towards central portions of tennessee. this is a cold front that will be arriving in our area late today into the overnight hours. ahead of that, we could see a shower or two, say, after 3:00 this afternoon. regardless, though, temperatures soaring into the 80s. again, shaping up to be the warmest day of our workweek. 51 in roxboro. roanoke rapids right now. raleigh still holding on to 60.
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we'll walk you through our day hour by hour and we'll start off in the upper 50s around 8:00 a.m. 75 at noon eventually into the 80s you can see 80 for our afternoon high and just a spotty shower or two through 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 this evening. then we're dry again overnight tonight. here's the way the future forecast looks like for the day ahead. pretty sunshine as we start off date. a few extra clouds in the afternoon at 6:30. our model is keeping us perfectly dry. that could easily be the setup today. i am not impressed with the rain chances by any means. we'll start off with what looks like clear skies and continue with sunshine tomorrow afternoon. 85 in sanford. 86 in fort bragg and fayetteville. along with eastern portions of our area, 83 in wilson and rocky mount. roanoke rapids in the low 80s
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durham, you are looking for a high of 83. lewisburg 83. mainly clear overnight tonight. dry and cool with a low near 52. tomorrow, it starts off march madness in the triangle. games start right after lunchtime right around 12:40. 12:00 temperatures 68. 74 not as warm tomorrow and still holding on to the 70s at 6:00. sunshine will greet us for friday. 67. spring starts over the weekend, but it will be a cooler one. 54 on sunday. that's your latest forecast. let's get a check on traffic now with kristin. how's it going? >> not too bad outside. let's take a live look at your current road conditions, if you are hitting the roads this early morning here. this is i-85 at the durham and orange county line. traffic volumes increasing a bit, but so far, no major issues to tell you about.
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closures closed between exits 293 and 301. we also have the exit ramp at south saunders streets closed. march madness, as we've been talking about, officially begins tomorrow. round 1 kicks off at pnc arena. first matchup at 12:40 and then the second session at 7:20. parking lots open about two and a half hours before each game. it will cost you about 20 bucks to park there. that's a look at your traffic. more weather, traffic, and news updates coming (vo) with thousands of quality pre-owned vehicles... and exceptional customer service, head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales
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it's great when you have four north carolina teams but you've got to root for one and someone's got to lose. a north carolina showdown in rhode island. >> the duke blue devils take on the wilmington nc hawks. david hurst has a look at what's ahead for the two teams. >> reporter: the teams are starting to arrive here in providence and the excitement is building for march madness as uncw and duke tipped off. since they got here, they have been taking it all in. that's the case for uncw. it will be their first tournament appearance for 2006. as for duke, the champions are familiar with the tournament. several players from last
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year. we spoke with the players who played last year and gives a player's perspective of playing in the big dance/. >> everybody's excited who you are facing what school you are with, what your practice schedule is like and getting all of the new nike gear is a lot of fun. experiencing this with my new teammates who weren't here is a lot of fun, seeing their reaction on certain things and the media coverage. >> reporter: uncw and duke begin practice to fluff their way in anticipation of the opening round matchup on thursday. we'll be here all week following it every step of the way. so stay with cbs north carolina for your march madness coverage.
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this was a great evening. they just announced north carolina. >> yeah! [ applause ] >> if we win in november, i know our future will be brighter tomorrow than yesterday! >> a very big night for the leading candidates for president. the latest on the results that are rolling in overnight and still undecided and where the delegate count stands this morning. >> plus locally. >> governor pat mccrory celebrating two wins. a party nomination and victory for the connect nc bond. good morning, everyone. i'm russ bowen. you are watching north carolina news. >> good morning, i'm stefan chase. all of your morning news and a check on traffic. first, the forecast. here's meteorologist alyssa corfont.
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we have a faint line of showers across kentucky and tennessee. she's are developing ahead of a cold front. that cold front moves through our area this evening and into the overnight. i think we can see a few showers made of it after 3:00. there will be a small chance. most of us will be able to stay dry and enjoy this unseasonably cold weather. we have the 40s, 50s and 60s. 60 in raleigh through clinton. 61 in fayetteville and 63 right now in pinehurst. here's a look at your forecast today. we'll start to warm things up quickly. i'll have more on the cooler weekend ahead. right right now a check on traffic. good morning.

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