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at home. over the last 24 hours, the big story is there is no story. nothing has changed. tropical depression number 8 is 66 miles off the coast of north carolina. 66-miles from hatteras. 39-mile-an-hour is a tropical storm and it's been for 24 hours. the big story with the movement is it has started moving again. it's now moving, north, northeast. there is some minor circulation but it remains poorly organized.
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tropical depression as it moves parallel to the outer banks. as it moves to the northeast, it will become a tropical storm by late in the day tomorrow as it speeds off. as we mentioned, the tropical depression is now a little more than 60 miles off the coast of hatteras. that is where we find our own kristin ketchell covering the storm from the coast. >> reporter: hatteras island in the outer banks. this is one of the places along the outer banks that has been prepping for tropical depression number 8. the winds and the waves have been ping up significantly all day today as the storm inches closer to shore. lifeguards have placed no swimming signs and red flags on some of the beaches and others are being monitored by water rescue.
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close watch on people on the beach because it will be high rip currents and rip tides. >> reporter: so rip currents and high surfs continue to be the big thing. emergency management is still keeping an eye on nc12 which has a tendency to flood or wash we'll have more tonight and tomorrow as well. i'm storm team meteorologist kristin ketchell. back in our area durham police is investigating after a 3-year-old girl was found dead in an apartment parking lot. the father came home and found his girl there at 11:00 last night. derrick lewis speaking with the
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derrick? >> reporter: it maybe an emotional day for the father and moampleght paradics just lefthis scene with to relatives they said she is in shock handshaken un. behind me is a memorial for the families to come and pray here. it was a scary scene with the father trying to save his daughter. the calls 7:00. the voices have been altered to protect their identity. >> left her in the car. >> left her in the car? >> yeah. screaming and trying to break the window of the car. >> reporter: that call came in after witnesses said a father came home monday evening trying to save his daughter who was
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alive. it was too late already. >> reporter: neighbors were watching as the father did everything he could. >> he hit the window. the door popped open. he didn't even break the window. >> reporter: while leslie's mother is too distraught to talk, the father has a few words to remember her by. >> special. so beautiful. death for leslie ramirez. police will perform an -- they say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. >> while neighbors tell cbs north carolina they believe the child died as a result of being left in a van on a hot day, an autopsy is pending. if ramirez did die, she would
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that's compared to 19 last year. >> former durham prosecutor michael nifong has yet to testify in the trial of a mother and her daughter. none of howard's dna was on the victims but one of the victims had the dna of another man, jermeck jones. jones was called to testify today but questions, taking thetiveth amendment. nifong is exspected to testify either tomorrow more thursday. various agents and k9 units searched for narcotics. deputies say the sweep was requested by good year. 60 employees were fired in 2010 after a raid there. were no drugs found today. good year is the largest
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learn more tonight about the officers and the suspect involved in a deadly shooting yesterday. >> we have more insight. now we're learning more about the man killed. steve sbraccia is digging into his past. he joins us from the scene where part of the area is still taped off. >> reporter: well, sean, a memorial is starting to grow. police took the pe investigators spent the day probing, looking for evidence. radio traffic, as you indicated, that was the spot where the young man died and we have learned that he is no stranger to the criminal justice system. >> got an officer injured. he's hit in the leg. got the suspect covered. still with his hand on a gun. >> reporter: but as a convicted
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a gun. he was speeding to elude arrest. the felony conviction made this illegal for him to carry a weapon. between 2013 and this month records indicate that terry was arrested eight times including in january of this year. back on july 26th, just one month before the confrontation on donald ross drive he was arrested and charged with assault on arrest records as his address. >> hoping to be able to talk to a family member or someone who knew him. no one was home. as for the two officers involved in the shooting, they are not going to be on the streets any time soon. reporting live, i'm steve sbraccia, cbs north carolina.
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across the country including one in raleigh. >> it comes after receiving several anonymous threats. still to come, what we know about the threats and how it is impacting nc state university. >> plus, there's a new feature coming to the nc state fair a bird's-eye view of the midway. as we head to break, here's a live look at the
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y23aoy yi0y newspapers say it's time pat mccrory and republicans in raleigh tell the truth about our schools. instead of putting our children first, billions in tax breaks that could have lifted north carolina's schools have been diverted into tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations. and what are we left with? the ratio of teachers to students is worse. funds for textbooks and supplies are scarce. teaching assistants have been depleted. pat mccrory: stop taking north carolina backwards. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. bob kidder, owner, new england shirt company: this over sixty people here making shirts labled made in america. but donald trump's brand of shirts come from china, his suits from mexico, his coats from india. trump's products have been made in twelve other countries because he says there's no place in america that he can make them. well there is.
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dramatic surveillance video shows a man heading into a gas station and beaming victim of an armed robbery. it happened last friday at 2:00 in the morning at the kangaroo gas station they stole the truck but the truck has been recovered. a new feature at nc state fair a chair lift. it will give you a fun look. it will carry you from one end of the fair to the other. we're just 44 days until the start of the fair. coming up next, north carolina's gubernatorial race on pace to become the most
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remains about 60 miles off our coastline but it's a lot farther away from that where
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sfx: "gulp" what are you doing? sfx: "burp" i'm having a small snack. gross. don't live with ants. get raid ant & roach spray. raid??? raid kills bugs dead. sc johnson six agricultural buildings including one here in north carolina was closed because of a threat. >> reporter: this is an alert that went out today about 1:00.
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it affect as wide variety of usda officers. this is where the animal and and services is -- and plant services. it impacts 80 employees in raleigh. that office primarily does plant and food science research. the agricultural services do primarily officials aren't saying much about the nature of the threats only that they were serious enough to warrant closing. >> the department of agricultural is working closely with the homeland security to secure their offices and personnel. >> reporter: nc state said the emails also went to several
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to see if usda makes the call to reopen these offices tomorrow. we'll have more at wncn.com and the news at 11. north carolina's governor's race is one of the most contested in the country and right now it is the most expensive. political reporter beau minnick is live in raleigh with a look at the numbers. >> reporter: it's no secret both parties really want to win their candidate in the state capital. now education has become a key focus. >> i became governor and gave teachers the largest pay raise in the country. >> governor mccrory talks about raising our pay but he tried top cut education funding to its lowest in over 30 years. >> reporter: you're bound to seat ads on tv. governor mccrory rorp and roy
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teacher's pay and education funding. >> it was always going to be a competitive race. >> we knew that this gubernatorial race would be the target across the nation. >> reporter: and the numbers back that up. the weslayan median project shows the north carolina governor's race by far has seen the most spent on ads, $7.7 million. the next closest is indiana which has seen $4.9 mi both sides want to get their attention across on education. >> the citizens of north carolina, they don't like what's happening and this administration. >> reporter: francis delou ca. >> just from the perspective of what has happened over the past
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-- >> the people with children mr. make a choice on how their children are. are their children being educated. are the schools run efficiently. >> they want a governor who will invest in public education and make it a number one priority. >> reporter: the debate on education continues tomorrow. there will be an event discussing the status of >> new posters had the state democratic party accusing governor mccrory using tax paper funds for paying for the campaign. governor mccrory's office said there was no outside cost call going appropriate saying president obama and governors around the country have photos displaying official activities. in the weather world right
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we have a lot to look forward to. >> the tropics is what we've led the newscast with but minimal impacts. we've got a cold front. we've got a cool holiday weekend. so we've got a lot not involving the tropics. tonight we're trying to cool down. today was our 22 day in the 90s and today is the 30th day. the showers you see along the coast should stay those are from tropical depression number 8, which is a little more than 60 miles off our coastline tonight. i'll get to the details. let's look at the temperatures. tomorrow will be one of the last days on the seven-day that we have 90s. so kiss them good-bye after tomorrow. low 90s as you head out. then we'll drop down to 83 by 8:00. that small chance of rain is mainly for sampson county,
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door headed to school with temperatures around 70 degrees. let's spend some time on the tropics. one of the most important things that we get during the tropical system when there's a system threatening the united states, the men and women for the airforce who are flying their hurricane hunter aircraft actively investigating the storm. op fly. they want to get through that high wall, taking as much data in as they can. this one coming from tampa and macdill. first with tropical depression number 8. no changes with the wind speed. 35 miles an hour is what it remains. therefore it remain as trod --
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it has made that right turn. so the forecast track will keep it as a weak tropical depression into early tomorrow morning. then it will speed away. meanwhile, down in the gulf of mexico still a 35-mile-an-hour that has started to make a turn to the north but there's been a nudge to the west in the track of this system. so as it becomes a tropical storm in the next 48 hours it will make landfall close to florida sometime on thursday and speed up the east coast sometime friday either being just off sor right next to the south and north carolina coastline. the closer if gets, the more chance we might have some rain along our coastline.
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there goes tropical depression number 8. we'll stay dry throughout the day tomorrow. as we get into thursday, moisture from tropical depression number 9 could invade our coastline as we remain dry thursday morning. as we get into thursday night here comes the cold front, scattered showers with that. the front comes through and we've got 80s as we head into the holiday weekend. so today, tomorrow and thursday, temperatures around 90. thursday comes with a better chance of rain late in e through. that drops our temperatures into the midand low 80s saturday, sunday and monday with overnight lows in the 60s. so that's all i need to know. >> positively chilly, right. >> here for labor day weekends. how about jeff jones with sport oars oar sadly last week we gave duke football fans some of the worst news possible.
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the very first time since the announcement. announcement. plus, the panthers had i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. announcement. plus, the panthers had 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. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs.
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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. but what governor mccrory isn't telling you is that we cleared the backlog. we also solved over 2,000 crimes and put killers and rapists in prison from cold cases.
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the past few days have been filled with good news and bad news for duke fans. the good, they're excited that the football season is back. the bad, they'll have to take the field without their ar duke starting quarterback thomas reinjured his left achilles last week and will be forced to miss the entire 2016 season. the blue devils will turn to a 19-year-old named daniel jones to lead this year's team. >> i'm excited for daniel jones although we're all heartbroken for tom massments thomas, as i've said all along, is an
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certainly me. i've learned a lot from him in his short time here. i can tell you that. >> it's clear they'll miss him but on the field they should be just fine. last season the blue devils beat north carolina central 55- 0 but don't expect the eagles to be intimidated by the big dogs from the acc. >> if anything we're more basically like a home game. they will give us a chance to get out there. they don't shy away from the limelight. >> reporter: that game kicks off saturday at 6:00. today is not the day you want to get a phone call from the boss. that's because today is cut day. they are required to cut their rosters down from 90 players to
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cots, robinson and laron byrd. the team will make the final cut down to 53 players this saturday september 3rd. the hurricanes locked up their guy. ron francis received a contract through the 2019 season. they know francis is a member of the hockey hall of fame and has been
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newspapers say it's time pat mccrory and republicans in raleigh tell the truth about our schools. instead of putting our children first,
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orations. and what are we left with? the ratio of teachers to students is worse. funds for textbooks and supplies are scarce. teaching assistants have been depleted.
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