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could reach north carolina later this week. later this week has in 48 hours from now -- as in 48 hours from now we will have impact in our town from tropical storm hermine. the big story today as the hurricane hunters were flying around investigating this system, they found winds strong enough to upgrade it from tropical depression number 9 to winds remain at 45 miles per hour. it is still moving really slow north, northeast. that means it's sitting over some warm gulf of mexico water. it will allow it to pick up in moisture which in turn will turn into rain and it will allow it to get a little better
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hinting at the last 24 hours. when we look at the computer models we look at the cluster and what the trends are. i'll put this in motion the computer models have been trending toward a westerly push. you can seat clusters. there's two of them but the bigger one is right over us. so it made sense at 5:00 when the national hurricane center shifted their forecast track over us. expect it to make landfall first in florin slowly move up while weakening through south and north carolina. that moans we have to talk about more rain and wind, again, later this week. i'll go through both of those situations. the family of 3-year-old leslie ramirez is calling her death a tragic accident. ramirez's mother, grandmoth are
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translator. derrick lewis is at the family's home to walk us through what happened. >> reporter: we are learning more about what happened on monday. leslie ramirez was left inside that van for at least four hours. her mother said it was not on purpose. family members are holding on to what's left of leslie ramirez, the 3-year-old died and it was around 3:00 when the family returned home. a spokesman for the family said it want until the father came home four hours later that anyone noticed leslie was still in the van. >> her last breath was right there. >> reporter: the family did not talk specifically about why leslie was left in the car but said it was not on purpose.
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of guilttor negligence is not without proper knowledge. >> reporter: the 3-year-old who had just started pre-k was full of energy. >> such a shining star. >> reporter: while police continue their vearks the family is making plans to bury leslie which they say will cost between $5,000 to $8,000. i checked with durham police. they have not said whether they will file any charges. as of right investigating this incident. i'm derrick lewis, cbs north carolina. >> as we told you yesterday if that little girl did die as a result of the heat she would be the 28th this year. that's compared to 19 last year. the organization recommends making it a routine to check your back seat every time you get out of your car. put something such as a purse or cell phone back there to
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the front to remind you as well. you can put a reminder on your phone. general motors is rolling out a feature that alert as -- alert as driver if the rear door was open. the cumberland county sheriff's office tells cbs north carolina a body was found behind a home two blocks away from the 6600 block of wake forest drive. that's where anthony macneill shot and killed his daughter's grandfather eugene racine. deputies have not identified the body or said if anything points to it being macneill. two brothers and another
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murder. kenneth shaw is accused of killing derrick mcclain. kenneth shaw and hinton were both wounded in the shooting. nearly 400 people across the state are out of a job. johnson ambulance service is shoulding -- shutting down. it's based in getting enough money to keep this running and bills for services weren't being paid. they're parking their trucks for good at 7:00 tonight. >> we don't know of anything to do about it and so to all my employees, i'm truly sorry. >> amy cutler is digging into who will fill the thousands of
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it turns out durham defense thorn mike nifong will not testify this week. >> that's because a judge decided to throw out darryl howard's conviction. howard left jail for the first time in more than two decades. >> reporter: darryl howard walked out of this courtroom today as a free man afte convicted him. he served 21 years fort murder of a woman and her daughter. dna evidence not available at the first time implicated another man. they said prosecutor mike nifong hid evidence. nifong was the lead prosecutor on howard's case.
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with his grandchildren and wife. >> it took a long time to get to this point. went through a lot of students, a lot of lawyers a lot of different things. thank god i'm here and i'm happy for it. >> reporter: nifong was expected to testify in this case but defense attorneys never ended up calling on him because of the judge's decision. appeals. david hurst. teacher pay continues to be at the center of the race. >> today governor pat mccrory sat down for two separate round tables with teachers. still to come we'll break down the claims on whether teachers really make 50k.
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newspapers say it's time pat mccrory and republicans in raleigh tell the truth about our schools. 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. adelle: at first, i was so happy to teach in north carolina.
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and a lot of us even have to buy school supplies. governor mccrory talks about raising our pay, but he tried to cut education funding to its lowest budget share in over 30 years. like over two thousand other teachers, i'm having to move to another state so i can do what i love and make ends meet. someone needs to fix this. ? ? the ford freedom sales event is on! our biggest event of the year just got better! ? announcing zero for seventy-two across the entire lineup of ford cars, trucks and suvs. plus, tagged vehicles now get a thousand smart bonus. that's freedom from interest... and freedom to choose with ford. america's best selling brand. ? ? now get 0% financing for 72 months across the entire ford lineup,
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in less than a week durham city leaders will discuss certain bearsd. while officials with the nonprofit are not opposed to the historic district they do not want to be a part of it saying it would not allow for the poor or a community center.
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able to create affordable housing and the community needs affordable housing. >> signed petitions will be delivered to the city clerk's office. well, we're less than two weeks away from the fayetteville dogwood festival. today organizers laid out some of the entertainment. chase bryant will house tour, food trucks and last year 80,000 people attended. this year it runs october 27th through the 29th. coming up next, governor pat mccrory holding a round i believe that with teachers. >> and tropical depression number 9 became tropical storm hermine earlier today but the forecast path shifted over us.
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the u.s. supreme court refusing to restore north carolina voter i.d. laws. a court struck down parts of the law last month saying it is bias. dueling mechanics -- messages today on teacher pay. pay raises given to teacher are a key part of the governor's
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and roy cooper. >> reporter: sharon, a lot of this is a debate about statistics, of whether teachers make an average salary of $50,000. >> teachers are making more than they were in the past, at least the past five years and that's positive news. >> our communities deserve better. our students deserve better. >> we need we need to be committed. >> everyone has to agree that progress has been made. >> reporter: caroline daily teaches english. she was one of the teachers who spoke privately with governor mccrory at a round table on teacher pay. >> do we have or progress to
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out. >> reporter: but in raleigh jeremy tucker spoke at an event that endorsed roy cooper. we checked with the state department of public instruction. the most recent figures were from last school year and teachers made an average of $47,000. that and this year's teacher's pay won't be determined until december. >> i'm not saying every teacher makes that. believe me, we've had accountants look at this and it's accurate. >> an election year ploy to say you're investing in public education and couldn't be further from the truth.
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is the turnover operate and both sides have been at odds about that as well. live in raleigh, beau minnick. and traffic is expected to be impacted for eight hours in northwest raleigh tomorrow. >> that's because of thursday night football. we have more on what we can all expect. >> reporter: the university expects more than 57,000 people to fill this stadium for tomorrow's me william and mary. there's a few dozen tickets still available that. crowd is already -- since the game is on a weekday, fans will have to deal with commuters and work traffic. they're using message boards. highway patrol said people who aren't coming to the game should really avoid this area
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pass dot expects the 440 beltline, blue ridge and trinity to be particularly bad. troopers in other -- and other area officers will direct traffic. so slow down for them and others on food. >> we will have a lot of pedestrians crossing the roadway. we want you to be aware. the last thing we want is any type of injuries as a result suggests that people get here as early as possible. you can start tailgating without worrying about traffic. reporting live at scarter finley, robert richardson. looks like right now florida is bracing for the
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>> hermine will have an impact. we will still cool down. we have changes over the next couple of days. sharon we've got rain. today the last day of august was another day in the 90s. no surprise there. 23 at or above 90. a cooldown northwest of goldsboro, along highway 70. that's about it, though. most everyone else is dry and still very warm as temperatures we have a shower right south of durham. other than that we are dry and most of us should stay that way. as we go hour by hour we'll drop down to 82 at 8. 78 at 10. you're out the door 71. still warm and muggy but there are significant changes coming. let's start with the big news of the afternoon. that was tropical depression
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4345-mile-an-hour -- 45 45- mile-per-hour winds with tropical storm hermine. we look at the satellite and you can see there is an unorganized swirl out there. so there is a circulation, but boy is this a slow mover. it will give it some time to get its act together. so we showed you earlier the forecast track. this is big for us. this will have a bigger impact on our weather in the coming days. the track shifted west and i would say significantly. expected to strengthen to a strong tropical storm. then move over georgia throughout the day on friday and pick up speed while it's weakening. that will be an interesting part of the forecast.
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eastern north carolina late friday through early saturday. so let's get closer on the path. the entire area in the cone of uncertainty and a weakening depression or area of low pressure could be crossing into virginia on saturday at 2:00. however, i want to put the center line in there. then i want to show you where the line was earlier today. that's a pretty significant shift to the west. that doesn't happen a lot. this means we'll have changes first, i will start with wind. i will pick up the wind model friday night late. you can see the winds moving in late friday night through the early morning hours of saturday. so we could have gusty, possibly damaging winds. if that's the center of the storm, there's nothing going on. it's lop side, disorganized. that could work out good for
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on the cold front and the tropical storm. the wet weather, along with the cold front and some cooler weather gets here on friday and things start time prove saturday. so the second half of saturday, sunday, monday looks good for the weekend forecast. tomorrow still hot. scattered showers late in the day and your seven-day forecast, we've got three significant changes in the next three days from 90 degree and then level off. big changes with hermine impacting us. this is something that's going to change, so you have to stay with meet next several days. >> thank you. as we look toward the weekend football is on everyone's mind. jeff jones is here for that.
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quarterback with first 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. you know donald trump says he'll make america great again while adelle: at first, i was so happy to teach in north carolina. but we've fallen to 41st in teacher pay, 44th in per-student spending, and a lot of us even have to buy school supplies. governor mccrory talks about raising our pay, but he tried to cut education funding to its lowest budget share in over 30 years. like over two thousand other teachers, i'm having to move to another state
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z23aoz zi0z 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.
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will they or won't they, the potential of ecu joining the big 12. this morning the big 12 informed ecu they are no longer being considered for the conference's expansion pl schools looking to fill the spot. he said this is obviously not the decision they were looking for but ecu did put forth their best effort. that means the pirates will remain in the american conference. >> with the off season, who will start as quarterback at nc state, i don't know.
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jones? well, that's a question i can't answer. he's a former walk on who is the 19-year-old starting quarterback at duke. this kid has a ton of potential like first round nfl draft potential. even though help hasn't played in a single college football game, he knows he's up for the challenge. >> a good plan in place this week. i think all the guys excited. everybody's ready. it's football. it's a game we all love to play. that's why we're here doing what we love to do. >> i think duke fans would enjoy a blowout win. that's what they got last season. the rematch takes place this saturday at 6. in the nfl the panthers signed steve vip brown
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brown today. he had eight interceptions with the giants. garner and middle creek. guys, we were out at garner's practice and we'll hear from their head coach tonight at 11. a lot of teams are moving games from friday to thursday. wes, i'm blaming you for that. >> friday could be wet and you know how much this hams changed we'll keep an eye on this
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>> o'donnell: trump crosses the border. mending fences-- >> and i happen to have a tremendous feeling for mexican-americans. >> o'donnell: and building walls. >> as for who pays for the wall, we didn't discuss it. >> o'donnell: also tonight emergency in florida as tropical storm hermine batters the state. a u.s. navy landing goes terribly wrong. we'll show you what happened next. and the college football play of the week, making a young boy's day. >> reporter: you looked up and there he was? >> yeah. >> reporter: and what did he say? >> he said, "what's up, dude in?

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