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homes. >> ps, more testimony in the chandler kania murder trial. we'll look at previously unsealed photos from the crash. since hurricane matthew, there have been 17 confirmed fatalities and more than 2,000 water rescues. >> the national guard is on the a massive hole. despite a mandatory evacuation, several people have opted not to leave, correct? >> reporter: this is the closest we can get because many roads around here are closed off. officials are stressing that if
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. this is one of the devices used to gauge the water levels and information from this combined with computer models indicated to officials the water would princeville levee. even so, others are worried and want to get home to what they left behind. >> they told us mandatory evacuation, we got what we could and left on sunday. >> reporter: today the tar river didn't reach the levels it did after hurricane floyd in 1999, a storm that brings back a loof sad memories.
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go out with what we had on our back. and we came back, everything was just gone. it was devastating. >> reporter: tonight county officials say the river will not overtop this dyke at 37 feet. that is the point where princeville would flood. >> how relieved do you feel at this point? >> very relieved and very hopeful. >> reporter: as the river continues to roll, re evacuees. >> the good thing is we're out. material things can be replaced. we are thankful we were able to get out, not knowing what's going to happen. lives matter. that's what's important right now, just being away. >> reporter: officials say they can't estimate when the evacuations will be lifted but right now it's nothing more
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precautions their. precautions. . >> this is below where it mentioned. the neuse river is expected to reach major flood levels, 34. it's currently at 29, which is where it's expected to crest in the next couple hours, 29.4. that is above where it was in floyd, 28.9. the good is we have another long stretch of ear perfect weather like we have i'll tell you when that gets here, in just a few minutes.
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general cooper will go toe to toe in their only statewide televised debate. still ahead, we'll hear from the experts on what they are expecting from the candidates tonight. >> first our overage of the aftermath of hurricane matthew continues. >> and a reminder to get your high school football highlights on the blitz, friday night at
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governor mccrory on the state crime lab. well, we know roy cooper and we know the problems he discovered when he became attorney general. roy found a backlog of over 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations. but he cleared the backlog. and roy cooper helped us solve over 2,000 crimes and put 165 killers and rapists in prison from cold cases.
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mbarrassment. it was my honor and my privilege to carry house bill 2 through the north carolina senate. and newton stands defiantly behind hb2. my opponent calls this buck's bill. and you know what? i say, bring it on! buck newton is wrong for attorney general. we're better than this. i'm josh stein. i'm running for attorney general to protect our families and strengthen our communities. together. many people have been impacted by flooding and in some areas, volunteer fire departments joined to help. water inside the their building was 7 feet high and today the crew worked to get as much as
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there's guys that work here, this is where we spend our off days, our full-time days. we're here 10, 12 days a month. comi unext, what we can expect to hear from the gubernatorial debate candidates. degrees this morning? not that chilly tomorrow morning but i have another cold
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arsenic, mercury, lead. that's what you got. duke energy endangered the drinking water of 1.6 million people in north carolina. and what did duke energy get? a sweeter deal from pat mccrory. mccrory got thousands in campaign contributions from duke energy executives. and what will you get?
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. today prosecutors in the trial of chandler kania, on trial for first-degree murder. >> reporter: in the fifth day of testimony, a jury for the first time got to see pictures of wrong-way collision that killed three summer. the families othe victims could hardly look at the pictures of the damage as they were shown to the jury. chandler kania was driving his jeep the wrong way on i-95 and collided into a smaller car. he was drunk at the time of the crash and had a case of beer in his jeep. beer cans were all over the place after the crash. four people were in the smaller car.
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survived the crash, killing the other three. >> the three other occupants of the vehicle did not have any chance. >> reporter: a witness testified seeing kania going 85 to 90 miles an hour before the crash. however, his defense attorneys argued the evidence should not be admitted into court because the witness ended up passing away. but the judge overturned that argument and the jury will be allowed to hear that evidence. >> you can find our full coverage including testimony from kania's attorney at wncn.com. the campaign trail is finding its way back to north carolina today. president obama is holding a rally right now in greensboro for hillary clinton. earlier in the day, he held a forum for students. to listen to the full
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michael highland is at the rally tonight and check his tweets @michaelwncn and catch his reports tonight at 11:00. there's a lot of anticipation ahead of tonight's gubernatorial debate. >> it's the second debate between the candidates but it is the only debate that will be televised statewide expects expecting from the candidates tonight? >> reporter: this campaign has been contentious from the start. everybody really is not expecting that it's going to be anything other than that tonight as well. the candidates have faced each other in forums throughout this campaign but only on the same stage for one debate, in charlotte in june.
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comes to house bill 2. of course roy cooper is calling for the law's repeal, saying it's discriminatory. the governor is talking about the law protecting women and children in bathrooms and shower facilities. that will be a key topic of tonight's debate as well. for cooper? >> he'll bring out all the numbers we've talked about e impact of hb 2, businesses not tournaments leaving. >> and we'll see how both candidates address the situation with hurricane matthew. of course as you heard, the governor is expected to talk about the security aspect of house bill 2. so that debate gets underway tonight at 7:00. watch it live on cbs north
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updates as well. now in the weather center, and the flood and hurricane will be a big topic of the gubernatorial debate. it's actually the aftermath that we're looking forward to as the rain and flooding subsides. >> we have had three days of near perfect weather. i know a lot of us can enjoy it, some of us not. but we hava lot more perfect days coming. that's great news. it was 43 degrees this morning. in the 90s. now we're right in the back of the closet to find the long sleeve shirts. this will be our coldest morning the rest of this week. tomorrow we're up to 47, 50 thursday morning and 52 friday morning. still cool enough to probably leave the windows open at night. as we wait for some of the weather sensors to comeback online after the hurricane, most of us are inthe 60s
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nights continue to sneak up on us earlier and earlier. by 8:00 tonight, that sun will be down, 56 degrees and 53 by 10:00. you can see tomorrow morning, out the door with 47 degrees. big picture, couple things here. high pressure is generally in control of the eastern half of the country. sunny skiefrom carolina all the way to missouri nd to the gulf coast. there's also a cold front and that is our cold front. it not with any rain. the current map and tomorrow's map are almost identical. so high pressure continues to be in control. the only difference, bumping temperatures up a little bit. we'll bump them up a little more on thursday. the cold front comes through late thursday, early friday. as you can see, no rain with it. there is a reinforcement of cooler air that you will feel friday, saturday and sunday, as
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more on the seveday forecast with no rain and sunny skies. also no extreme weather, no extreme rain or cold or heat, just kind of just right. and we like that in october. there is one thing we are watching in the tropics. nicole is a hurricane again. if you look at it, it looks impressive with 80-mile-an-hour winds. but the track keeps this moving to the north and northeast, not bermuda. fortunately or unfortunately i am not scheduled to go there any time soon. so back here in north carolina, 72 inraleigh tomorrow, 71 in durham, 74 in fayetteville. that's a couple degrees warmer than where we were today. thursday the first day of the north carolina state fair, we'll get up to 76. there's the cold front dropping us back to 68 on friday.
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day forecast is 78. couple weeks ago i was saying the warmest day was like 90- something. not this time. we have a week's worth of 60s and 70s, state fair wether and chilly temperatures in the morning. i had to throw on long slees the last few mornings. >> i had long sleeves and a jacket. >> we'll be complaining about too cold before lon everybody is still talking about the panthers. not used to that cold this morning. and at this morning's panthers conference, the coach said quote, you are what your record says you are. and for carolina, that ain't good. we'll break down exactly what lost the game for the panthers last night. plus it was a man attacked me in a parking gara. tried to stab me with an 8-inch kn but i carry a pistol. i fight back.
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if she chooses. hillary clinton disagrees with that. don't let politicians take away your right to own a gun. donald trump supports my right to own a gun. how tall are you? how do we measure greatness in america? the height of our skyscrapers? the size of our bank accounts? it's measured by what we do for our children. the values we pass on. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families and it will be my mission to build a country where our children can rise as high as their dreams and hard work take them. that means good schools for every child in every zip code. college that leads to opportunities... not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job
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, but we can solve them the same way families do. working together. respecting one another. and never giving up. i want our success to be measured by theirs. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. governor mccrory is attacking roy cooper on the state crime lab. well, we know roy cooper and we know the problems he discovered when he became attorney general. roy found a backlog of over 5,000 dna test kits but he cleared the backlog. and roy cooper helped us solve over 2,000 crimes and put 165 killers and rapists in prison from cold cases. governor mccrory should stop playing politics with crime. narrator: look up the facts on richard burr. the insurance industry gave richard burr's campaigns one-point-one million dollars. that's public record.
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to be disappointed. >> we didn't count to loss. we turned the ball over and didn't protect the ball, and didn't make any plays. >> that's probably part of the disappointment i have. there was a lot of good things that can be taken, things that we can build ongoing forward. we are 1-4. you are what your record says >> in college hoops, unc media day. and the coach says he had one message for the team. >> let's use this as fuel to work harder in the off season, fuel to motivate. use this as fuel to put in that extra time, to know that we were that close. but we didn't get what we
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november 11th. but february 9th is when they will play duke for the first time. last week during duke's media day, i told you they might have the most confident roster. they sounded like they were ready to go back to the championship game and win it all. >> confident and talented. >> so we just got college football weather in, and we are already talking college basketball. i don't like the college basketball weather because of
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buck newton's law legalizing discrimination. a national embarrassment. it was my honor and my privilege to carry house bill 2 through the north carolina senate. and newton stands defiantly behind hb2. my opponent calls this buck's bill. and you know what? i say, bring it on! buck newton is wrong for attorney general. we're better than this. i'm josh stein.
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together. captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: trump says the shackles are off. and so are the gloves. he blasts disloyal republicans and declares he's now free to campaign his own way. also tonight, a national backlash over trump's vulgar comments about women-- what do we do next to make sure this doesn't happen to another generation? >> pelley: north carolina under water. some residents wait days to be rescued. >> when you step off the porch it's up to your neck. i walked in water up to my neck. >> pelley: and boston boston says gone to big papi, as a

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