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hello i'm russ bowen. >> i'm stefan chase thanks for watching cbs north carolina today at noon. we begin with breaking news. the federal government issued an advisory for all blood banks in the u.s. to test for possible zika contamination. food and drug administration made the announcement today in nation's blood supply from the mosquito borne cyrus the previously the requirement was limited to areas with active zika transmissions such as puerto rico and also two south florida counties. right now dozens of people are scrambling to find a new place to live as crews move in to shut down a goldsboro hotel. all of this comes after an inspection that led to a demand that property management fix a number of safety hazards.
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at the serena inn they were notified earlier this week on tuesday that at noon today right now, the city would be shutting off power and water. and in the past few minutes we've seen some police officers, fire trucks, even the city's chief building inspector arrive. some unmarked units people with badges getting out. over here you are able to see some of the cars that people are loading up. some other last folks to leave. self other people here told us they're mainly concerned for th that a lot of them are here because they have nowhere else to live. they can't ford anything else. people say that some of them will be staying in their cars but some don't have cars. they're hoping for some help trying to find shelter for the night. get them through the weekend. we'll be updating you later this afternoon about what goes down. coming up tonight. reporting live in goldsboro, robert richardson cbs north carolina.
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the temperatures in the 90s. but it could feel even hotter than that. here's storm team meteorologist alyssa corfont and why we need to be so careful. humidity is going to make it feel significantly hotter. right now this is a live picture from prestonwood country club in cary. if you're inside, the outside looks like a beautiful shot. now if you're outside, if you're working, if you're exercising you really need to stay hydrated into the afternoon. so let's talk about the temperatures. we're already quickly at 93 afternoon high. upper 80s in louisburg and clayton. also interupper 0 round rocky mount. # six in henderson. fayetteville, you're registering 94 degrees. and we notice the humidity back yesterday afternoon. it is continuing to have an impact on the forecast. look at this. the heat index is combination of the actual temperature and the humidity outside. it feels more like 100 degrees in raleigh. 100 in south hill.
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sanford. here we go for the rest of today. 95 in raleigh. 92 by 6:00 p.m. and isolated shower can't be ruled out. keep in mind i think the majority other area should be dry. dry after sunset. we'll drop back to 80 by midnight. eventually to 74 as we start our saturday morning. now we are also tracking the chance for a few showers and storms. i'm let you know when those arrive. and we'll have an update on the tropics from meteorologist bill reh cong storm team forecast. don't forget to keep up with any changing weather conditions. you can be sure to download the cbs north carolina weather app to your digital device. it's free. you can find it in the app store, as well as google play. a ix-year-old facing a murder charge dur in wake county courtroom today. police arrested mykevian keyshawn massenburg for shooting that killed sebastian smith in wake forest.
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we're also keeping a death investigation in fayetteville a close watch on that. the bodies of a woman and her daughter were found in a home on aberdeen place and old shaw road. no word on how the woman died, but police do not suspect foul play at this point. police are searching for clues in a disturbing murder investigation in the deep south. the bodies of two catholic nuns were found thursday morning in mississippi. officers showed up for a well c inside police found sisters paula and margaret dead. from apparent stab wounds. their neighbors are heartbroken and scared. >> we never had nothing like this to happen in our neighborhood. we enough had a brutal -- we never made brutal murder come like this. >> investigators don't know if their religious work had anything to do with their death. and one person's in custody in connection with a gruesome
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two men and a woman were shot and killed by someone using a cross bow. all of the victims including a fourth person injured were found in a home in what's being called a quiet neighborhood. police also say explosives found a short time later may also be linked to the case. police are only saying the suspect is 35 years old. powerful after shocks through central italy devastated by the earthquake. 260 people have be off access to the hard hit town of amatrice. >> reporter: rescue dogs are searching the piles of brick and stone that were once buildings in this town. more than two days after an earthquake devastated parts of central italy the race is on to find survivors. >> this trainer says the dogs are brought to areas where they believe there are missing people trapped below the rubble. from above, the scale of the destruction is overwhelming.
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struck wednesday. but crews admit the odds of finding survivors is diminishing by the hour. after shocks are slowing the effort. more than 1000 of them have shaken the already unstable ruins. and are threatening to close roads into amatrice. >> this home puts the devastation of this earthquake into perspective. when the quake hit at 3:00 in the morning, the home collapsed on top of itself. inside asleep at the time a family of three. neighbors here say they didn't make it out alive. for many, the search for loved ones ends here. at a small airport in the regional capital. a steady stream of cars carries grieving relatives in and out of the hang are where dozens of bodies await identification. the first funerals are being held today. students at river oaks middle school will be well-
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school. students will be dressed because of a wonderful fundraiser. orientation for students parents was held today in raleigh. they received free uniforms. the fraternal order of police fund raised all summer long to get the uniforms for 60 students. six through 8 graders took home two shirts, pants and new sneakers. >> it's a community. we all live up the same community. k law enforcement we have always tried to be there for the people we serve. >> river oaks middle is an who need additional support in and out of classroom. >> so good to see. we are days away from the parkway. to help celebrate down leaders gathered for a ribbon cutting. it's been closed since february at the railroad crossing by 21 marshal parkway. crews worked to move railroad tracks onto a bridge. two outside lanes are expected to open sunday night. get ready for the friday
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weekly pep rail takes us to south john bston high school as the trojans host the wildcats. todd gibson and storm team meteorologist wes hohenstein will join us live from the pep rally. todd will also preview the match as the game of the we'll. be sure to spread the word on social media the hashtag is wncn blitz. coming up next the critical need for mind north carolina. made a child who's alive today thanks to donors. more on can also take part in saving lives and this. >> everybody drops to their knees in unison and it gets very loud. >> a north carolina man's trip to the midwest takes a scary turn when he and some friends
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donald trump facing new criticism - he appeared to mock a reporter with a disability. "you gotta see this guy. 'uhhhh i don't know what i said, i don't remember.' he's going like 'i don't remember'." "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. i don't want to sound too much like a chauvinist." "you have to be wealthy in order to be great. i'm sorry to say it." "he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured."
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cooper: governor mccrory wants you to believe there's a carolina comeback. but raise your hand if your taxes have gone up while those at the top are the ones getting the tax break. and raise your hand if you're working more for less. i'm roy cooper, and that's not a comeback. that's moving backwards. raise your hand if you agree that those at the top should pay their fair share. raise your hand if you agree that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree that a comeback should include everyone.
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case of software that can remottly be taken over and take over an iphone 6. >> the hack is the first known case of software that can take over the iphone 6. it's capable of turning on the phone's cam ral and microphone the stoop and record calls and track movement. you may want to update your iphone. in orange county police continue their investigation into a deadly crash in chapel hill. investigators say one person was killed, after two cars collided head on. the other driver was treated at the scene for minor injuries. at least eight policemen are dead and 45 injured after a powerful explosion near the syrian border. the blast rocked a police check point early this morning. the attack comes two days after turkey expanded its fight against isis. we are hearing more from the university of vermont since announcing the women's back
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later this year. as we first reported thursday, uvm's athletic department maryland the decision because of house bill 2. the stay law has been called discriminatory because it restricts those who identify as transgender from using public bathrooms based on their gender identity. >> our student athletes are a sensitive group. they understand our values. they chose to come to university of vermont for a reason. and so i think they understood. >> and you may recall game from charlotte to new orleans because of hb 2. the 2017 game moved from charlotte because of the bathroom law. cbs north carolina is proud to be hosting a blood drive next week. we speck to a local fame who says their son is alive because of donations. take a look. this is 6-month-old camden born with a life threatening blood disorder called hlh. he's needed blood and platelets ever since he was born.
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>> he has gone through this journey in footing this disease and he needed that support of blood products and platelets to be able to fight and keep going. >> thanks to the blood and platelet donations camden's expected to go home early next week. now, the rock and roll up your sleeve blood drive kicks off on tuesday august 30 from 1 0:00- 7:00. the fun's all happening at crabtree valley . for fayetteville police chief medlock. just a day after announcing plans to retire he was presented with the highest civilian award for public service, mccrory surprised the chief with the long leaf pine saying medlock has made a big difference in a short period in fayetteville. >> this means mr. to me than you'll ever know and it's not -- more to me than you'll ever know. and it's not something that i've earned it's something that
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>> the order of the long leaf pine a long standing tradition unnorth carolina since taking office nearly four years ago medlock has improved community policing and led the department to become one of the first in the state to equip officers with body cameras. orange county libraries have become the place to help bridge the digital divide. libraries like the main branch have what's called a hot spot device that connects users to the world you. can check out detective vice for three weeks f the library staff says the idea let people borrow hot spots, came after they realized people in rural communities have trouble with internet access. >> streaming, there was in lags. having multiple devices hooked up to it there was no problem at all. it didn't seem to lose signal periodically because there w was too much traffic on it at one time. >> you can connect up to 20 devices to the hot spots. the we'll family can use it. there is a waiting list,
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lash drug manufacturer mylan says it will not lower the price of the epipen. >> the medicine could save the life of someone suffering from an allergic attack. it will expand a fine of financial assistance program to some patients. the standard two pack cost $100 in 2008. today around $600. >> there are four or five hangs that the product touches and companies that it goes through beer it ever gets to that patient at the counter. all prescription pharmacies filled last year. well, north carolina man got way more than ebargained for this week during a business trip to the midwest. turns out he and two others got caught in a tornado outbreak wednesday in one other hardest hit areas, kokomo, indiana. they were inside of a starbucks when a powerful tornado touched down and flattened the place. there's some of the damage left behind. employees alerted everyone that bad weather was coming their
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shelter immediately inside of the restrooms. moments later the twister did hit. fortunately, cook and his partners were all okay. >> we heard some alarms go off on the phones. there go the spotter trucks. kind of oh, no, here it comes. there was a loud bang. we got down and that was it. rain coming through the light fixture hole. >> despite getting through that or deal he says he was pretty shaken up by everything. as you can imagine, you guys. >> oh, yeah, i'll tell you what, it was nice when it lasted here the cool weather but we >> yeah, the national wets service just issuing a heat advisory. so that heat advisory in effect until 7:00 p.m. where heat index values could be over 105 for several hours this afternoon. remember it's the heat index were we combine the temperature outside and the humidity. that's the temperature your body recognizes. that's what you need to be prepared for as you're dearthing ready to head outdoors. 93 right now at the airport.
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start our day. pretty or as we head throughout the lunch hour. pretty quiet. not any stormy weather out there. but we certainly want to be on the lookout. we can't rule out a stray shower later this afternoon. so let's get straight to the temperatures. 88 in henderson. 90 in louisburg. 90 in south hill. 90 in roxboro. 92 in siler city and we're at 91 right now in raeford. here's your forecast for the remainder of today. very hot, we're humid. 95 our afternoon high. can't rule out that we'll drop off into the mid- 80s. still going to be a little warm and muggy side at 9:00. if you are heading out for high school football games this evening you won't need the sweatshirt. area of high pressure off to the east today. that's been the dominant feature in the forecast all week long. now as that slides we start to tap into a more southerly breeze. combine that with a cold front that's why we're hot and humid today.
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that cold front doesn't slide through tomorrow but it approaches us. the heat is still around because we're out ahead of the front. there will be a slightly better chance for afternoon storms. so let's work on the timing of that stormy activity. today we're going to stay on the dry side. mix of sun and clouds this afternoon. overnight tonight we'll be dry. we'll start off our saturday on the dry side but i mentioned that slightly better chance for a few showers and storms in the afternoon. look what happens after say, showers start to pop up tomorrow. very scattered in nature. something's, the tropics things have been heating up there. for mr. on what could be pa 10 she'll be a hurricane i'm going to bring in bill reh. bill, what's the latest. we'll show you the tropical satellite. first of all, gaston is not going to affect even bermuda. it's forecasted to curve to the
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pressure area were we have two areas the hurricane center is watching. this one might get some rain to the coast of unfortunately to louisiana but doesn't have much chance of developing. this one we've been tracking. low pressure move through you can see the day two through -- one through two it's just a 20% chance of forming. but the later days are up to about a 50-60% chance. so as you mentioned this could be the future hermine. so if it be close except maybe south florida through the weekend. so for us, we're not too concerned over the weekend. even for into next week if it develops more of a gulf storm it doesn't look like it has a chance to come up the atlantic coast. we'll keep an eye on that the tropics definitely getting a little more active. that's some good thus that it won't be impacting us or really anyone in united states for the weekend. 95 our high today.
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97 in fayetteville. majority of us staying dry. heat advisory in effect until 7:00 p.m. clouds overnight tonight. warm, muggy, only talking about a low of 74 degrees. so not much in the way of relief there. we still make it to 93 tomorrow about a 30% shot for afternoon storms. 20% chance for rain towards sunday. 90 there. back to school on monday. morning temperature 71. so that's as kids are getting on the bu are coming home right around 90 on monday. a as we hod into the rest of next work week. >> 91 tuesday and wednesday. keep in mind, normal for this time of year is actually close to 87 degrees.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. there's a race going on right now. the world's clean energy super power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us.
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we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. scientists are testing a bold new weep ibn the fight
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mosquitoes to help prevent the disease from spreading. >> reporter: mosquito control teams in this california neighborhood are trying a new tactic to battle the bugs that carry the zika virus. >> the mosquito is a vector of very serious diseases. historically yellow fever and now more recently zika virus. >> reporter: scientists are releasing huned scientifically altered male mosquitoes to mate with females which can carry the zika virus. the altered males carry a bacteria which prevents the females from reproducing. feet mails art only ones who bite people and spread disease. >> so the eggs are not viable. they won't hatch. >> reporter: a lab in kentucky injected the male mosquitoes with bacteria and shipped them to california. >> are these all the same
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the mosquito population will plummet. >> maybe you start to see disease transmission in a certain area and you can go to that area with the mosquitoes and release them. >> reporter: researches say so far the project's results are promising with tens of thousands more altered mosquitoes left to deploy. time to take a quick look at the traffic right now. we're taking live look at traffic along i-440 and lake boone trail. as you can tell area. keep it here on cbs north ?? worried about your cable internet price skyrocketing? don't wait for that to happen. switch today to high speed internet from at&t...
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it's not every day you get to relive this t.i wish we could especially if you have a really biz schedule like the president. >> president barack obama got a chance rather to do it all from the oval office thanks to virtual reality. the white house instagramed this photo of the president
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summer trip to yosemite. >> just kind of wandering around. >> that's what happens when you get to be the president of the united states you get tory live your vacation. >> along with all the other tough things you get to do. >> let's talk about the forecast one more time. heat advisory in effect until 7:00 p.m. this evening including raleigh and fayetteville. that 95 corridor heat index values as check on your neighbors. pets it's not safe to leave them out in the heat. 95 will be the actual high. most of us staying dry. tomorrow that rain chance climbs a bit still not a washout. scattered showers and storms in the afternoon. 93. small chance for a shower or storm. and into monday. black to school time. 90 our high monday.
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check on your neighbors, too, i'm roy cooper, and you deserve the truth about the crime lab. when i became attorney general, we discovered a backlog of more than 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations. is that we cleared the backlog. we also solved over 2,000 crimes and put killers and rapists in prison from cold cases. we fixed the problems at the crime lab,
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>> "justice judge maybelline" in everything we do in life is important. >> i don't have a hearing problem. this ear works good. this one works good. >> i'm not responsible for that ticket and i'm not going to pay for it. >> i make that decision. >> she's honest. this is "justice judge maybelline." brian johnson is suing charles williams in the amount of $10,000. he says he entrusted the defendant with transporting his aunt and he lost her along the way. >> all parties are sworn in. >> you may be seated.


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