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right now on cbs north carolina, a gop headquarters destroyed and the people behind it leave a message. donald trump is taking his war of words to a new level as more e-mails are leaked by hackers. and putting a price hurricane matthew. how many people are still in the dark. it's monday. good to have you filling in. >> thank you so much. i'm amy cutler, filling in for stefan chase. ali warshavski will have the commute but first, kristin will have the forecast. good morning, amy and russ. good morning, everyone. a quiet, warm start to our day, upper 50s to near 60 and we're clear. a live look from raleigh-durham international airport, not too
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conditions and clear conditions on satellite radar so we can expect it's very similar to yesterday except much warmer. flood warnings continue through this morning until 10:30 for edgecombe, wayne, sampson, parts of cumberland county. a lot of road closures ontoing and river flooding continuing in the wake of hurricane matthew so watch for that. temperatures around raleigh, 61 durham. we'll let you know how long the warm weather will stick around. we begin with the latest on a violent attack on a republican headquarters. >> the hillsboro office was burned and vandalized over the weekend and so far no, arrests. lauren haviland has the latest. >> it looks like we have lost lauren and will get to that in a second so let's move to the next story and will try to get back to lauren.
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blame rivals as he doubles down on claims election is rigged against him. >> wikileaks releases another batch of e-mail from hillary clinton's campaigns. >> reporter: offering no evidence, donald trump pin the firebomb attack of the republican party headquarter in hillsboro to hillary clinton and her supporters, tweeting, "animals representing clinton and dems in north carolina just firebombed the office because >> burned the couch and the chair. >> reporter: clinton took to twitter calling the incident horrific and unacceptable. a swastika on the word "nazi republicans, get out of town or else" were spray painted outside the building. the election is being rigged by corrupt media. >> reporter: trump and his surrogates cast doubt on the u.s. election system. rudy giuliani claimed sunday
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inner cities. >> you want to tell me the election in philly and chicago is fair? i would have to be a moron to say that. >> we will accept the results of the election. >> reporter: clinton faces challenges of her own as wikileaks releases more e- mails. >> you can't assume they're all accurate. >> reporter: aides struggle to respond to the lgbt community after she last march for starting a national conversation about aid in the 1980s. activists have criticized ronald reagan for his slow response to the crisis. hena daniel, cbs news. let's get to lauren haviland where a gop headquarters was fire bomber the weekend. what are you seeing this morning? >> reporter: well, police here
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overnight just to monitor the scene. the republican party will be here to prepare for early voting. inside, most is charred. the incident happened between saturday and sunday morning. a flammable material like a no causing major damage. there was graffiti sprayed on building saying "nazi republicans, leave town or else." the feeling is shock few the most part and anger at what the republican party calls an assault on bakes american beliefs. >> safety and security and
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the state. >> officials told the other headquarters to close their offices and told them to be on alert. hillsboro police, fbi, and atf are investigate. people are getting a few extra days to vote because hurricane matthew. cumberland, harnett, johnston counties as well. we have a full list of 36 counties on wncn.com. early voting starts thursday. tim kaine will be in durham and charlotte that day. emergency officials estimate hurricane matthew has caused at least $1.5 billion of damage to more than 100,000
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damage left behind from the storm. more than 33,000 applications for assistance have been filed. more than $12 million has been approved so far. the death toll in north carolina stands at 26. many roads are still closed and 2200 people still do not have electricity. there are several way you can help. you can find information at wncn.com and coming up in a few minutes, we'll talk to a former fema official about how victims are lifting a mandatory evacuation order for people near the wood lake dam after heavy flooding from hurricane matthew. a large hole opened last week and crews have been working to fix it to lower the lake's levels and block that hole. they were able to do so by pumping wanter from the lake. engineers are trying to fix how
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break. outside the aviation parkway, pretty quiet start. we have a bunch of road closes -- road closures, that is -- because of matthew so make sure you give yourself extra time near carter finlay. road closures because of matthew, nc 97 closed we have i-95 south between exit 56 and 13 and travel towards 162 and 401 south and you will need extra time this morning very quiet start to your monday morning commute.
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5:07. a paralyzed man uses roe bicycle hand to shake hands with the president but it's what this machine can do what we have never seen before. a well known bear may have been killed. and outside the bus stop may need a jacket but you could need the flip-flops. near 60, then 80 today. we'll let you know how long the warm weather will last when [music] >> dr. stanley: we can understand and realize, it's through the gospel that you and i can be absolutely assured at what paul said when he said, "absent from the body, present with the lord." we don't have to fear death. it's through the gospel that our
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could feel the firm grip as if it were his own hand. > [ indistinct ] >> reporter: copeland is paralyzed from the chest down after a car accident in 2004 injured his spinal cord. >> picking up cups, regaining the ability to do things can really change someone's life. >> reporter: things change at the university of pittsburgh. last year, four tiny race of elect copeland's brain two in the motor cortex and two where feeling in the hand is processed. this is the first time it's been planted in the brain to generate these sensation. this doctor is part of the research team. >> when we deliver tiny pulses of electricity, we can stimulate neurons and from the perspective of the neurons, they don't care whether they're active because your hand is
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device. >> reporter: in this experiment reported in "science translationals me," it send electrodes to the brain. copeland feels pressure and can distinguish between individual fingers. >> index. >> reporter: he can feel four or five distinct sensations. >> pressure, one that's kind of tingly. the first couple times, y know, it's really cool. >> reporter: he's also been working with researchers to hone his ability to move the robotic arm just by thinking. he said that's kind of cool, too. >> does everybody fully grasp was going on here? >> reporter: president obama was clearly impressed and up while exchanging a fist bump, both men could feel the sense of history. >> cool story.
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hurricane victims. coming up, how to get help from fema. and the panthers rally from behind but come up short against the saints. it's what happened after the game that has people talking about (vo) combine the right things. and something amazing happens. that's our inspiration for fancy feast medleys. wild salmon primavera. tastes amazing. in gravy and pate.
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and in this morning's top story, the daughter of tyson gay has died after a shooting in lexington, kentucky. a group of men in two cars opened fire on e lot. day's daughter trinity was near the scene and shot in the neck. a 21-year-old was arrested, but police are looking for more suspects. residents in new jersey in an area known as black bear country are upset after a well- known bear was killed by hunters. peddles the bear walked on his hind leggings because of injured paws in the front. he was killed by a bow and
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this was the first legal bow and arrow hunt in new jersey in more than four decades. another is planned in december. water is receding in north carolina but for thousands of residents, the nightmare of hurricane matthew has just he gun. >> a major disaster declaration has been declared, meaning fema will help residents impacted by flooding. joining us is the former deputy director of the fema individual right off the bat, how do they assess damage? >> good morning. damage is assessed through individual inspection at each individual homesite so that will occur after somebody registered for assistance and after the home has been made accessible, either almost a breeze cleared or waters receded and fema officials can
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what relief programs do and don't cover? >> certainly. individual assistance programs are designed to address a myriad of different challenges that can be experienced by any individual or household and can address rental assistance if you're temporarily displaced and have to stay somewhere else while your home is being made livable and can address the repair assistance itself. in some replacement and permanent construction fema can bring into play to address homes more severely damaged or totally destroyed and programs that are available to help with medical, rental, final expenses, loss of personal property. >> we're talking about housing for victims. what happens after they have
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what's the transition like? >> the transition in most cases is a smooth one in regards to being able to keep that temporary form of assistance until the repairs are made on a property. if, for some reason -- let's just say the contractor is doing work on somebody's home or apartment, you know, unable to complete repairs in a timely fashion, fema can extend the rental assistance payments in some causes where it will take a long period of time, fema will put together direct housing programs when you start hearing about things like mobile homes or sweep repair teams or more drastic measures that can be taken in areas where there aren't a lot of rental resources available. >> is this money they have to pay back? >> there are portions of this
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somebody is directed to apply for a loan. the rest of the grant assistance through the individual and household program and the state other needs assistance program are just that,s. it's not money that's paid pack. >> thank you very much. >> go ahead. >> that's okay. we're running out of time. that's great information. thousands are wondering what happens next so we appreciate your being with us and may have you again nex >> great. we really are drying out. >> we have been drying for several days, since matthew came through more than a week ago. that was the last time we had measurable rainfall. we'll stay dry through most of the week ahead so giving everyone a chance to clean up and kind of assess some of the damage in matthew's wake. our satellite radar all clear so we have no wet weather to worry about.
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sampson, and part of cumberland county. we have road closures in a lot of areas some river flooding, high water problems, but they're starting to come down so good news this morning. it's 60 in raleigh, 61 is our current temperature in durham, a warm start to the morn, 54 rocky mount, 61 fayetteville. temperatures will continue to climb to about 80 is sunny skies all day, temperatures running almost 10 degrees above average for this time of year so it's going to be a pretty warm one thanks to high pressure that fan filling in last week and will stay put through the beginning of this week so today, tomorrow, wednesday, and thursday, highs to the east. that will push warm air out of the south so mostly sunny with 80s. our next cold front arrives into friday and saturday.
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the end of the upcoming weekend, sunny skies and return of much cooler temperatures so we have temperatures climbing to near 80 degrees, warmer for tomorrow and wednesday and 82 for your tuesday, 84 your high temperature wednesday, looking at a high-80 on thursday, back into the 70s, then 60s for your weekend be >> 5:21 now. 2016 turning into a season many panthers fans ld to forget. cam newton's awkward postgame news conference. and some north carolina students are heading back to school following hurricane matthew. we will have more on the cleanup after the storm when john, we're giving you a raise. that's fantastic! but i'm gonna pass. are you ok? honey, you got another present. no thank you, dad.
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where does north carolina go from here? i'm roy cooper, and after years of our state moving backward, these would be my priorities as governor. first, instead of social issues, i'll focus on our schools
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d jobs overseas and grow our economy here. and we need to reform our tax system so those at the top aren't getting tax breaks at your expense. we can start building a better north carolina. the panthers suffered yet another devastating loss tough-fought game as they patted the saints. >> jeff jones has highlight and reactions from players in the sports wrap. >> reporter: good morning. yesterday we learned tough toughs against the panthers. it's going to be tough to make the playoff and their best player hates to talk to the media following loss. just wait a second and i'll show you.
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pack following a concussion but this was about the other quarterback. drew pres had two touchdowns including this bomb to cook. they were down 21-0 and when they tried to respond, oh, no. that's bad thing. sterling moore doesn't play for the panthers. cam looks for the player again. this is nice, connecting and the panthers the second half, any time you see guys dancing, that's a good sign. stewart scored twice in the third quarter alone. this 1 yard touchdown run looked like it would tie the game but the extra point was missed. they needed a score and two point conversion. cam gives them the touchdown -- watch this. right there in the corner, the two-point conversion so it looks like it's talking to overtime but drew pres leads
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winning field goal. panthers lose 14-38. after game, cam newton seems like he was in no head mood to talk. >> just got to be better. next question. just got to find ways to win the game. next question. >> reporter: just know i will they will try to get to their winning way when they play arizona at home october 30. that's all the time this morning for sports but be sure to tune in this evening when we look at the rough start to the season and break down local college football teams. all that and more continue at 6:00 and 11:00. >> cam is getting closer to marshawn lynch's one-word answers just to avoid that nfl penalty for not talking to the media.
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will pray for them after that game. >> i guess so. 5:27. coming up in our next half hour. police here in hillsboro say a molotov cocktail was thrown through the windows at the gop headquarters in orange county. i'm lauren haviland and coming up on cbs north carolina, the latest on the investigation. before you head out the door, we have your forecast outside. it's looking mighty good and we need it, especially for eastern most counties and this week and try out as people this week and try out as people look at what damage they have discover card. i'm not a customer, but i'm calling about that credit scorecard.(to dog. sure! it's free for everyone. oh! well that's nice! and checking your score won't hurt your credit. oh! (to dog)i'm so proud of you. well thank you. get your free credit scorecard at discover.com.
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good morning. thank you for watching us. it's 5:30. i'm russ bowen. thank you for joining us. >> thanks! i'm amy cutler, in for stefan chase. let's check in with kristin for a look at the forecast. good morning. >> it's a monday. can't you tell? a decent start outside, sat light radar all clear so no wet weather to worry about once again and it's warm but we have these flood warnings th wayne county, sampson, and parts of cumberland county until 10:30 a.m. a lot of road closures and river flooding in spots. temperatures are warmer than yesterday, 60 raleigh, 61 durham and fayetteville, 55 pinehurst, 56 in siler city. a big area of high pressure will keep things mostly sunny and temperatures will be warmer than we were yesterday.

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