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intentionally breached. why and what it means for honors nearby. good evening and thank you for joining us. by the end of the week, lake surf in moore county could be dry. state engineers ordered owners of the wood lake dam to intentionally breach it. >> a hole the size of two ambulances formed in the dam after the storm. even before hurricane matthew, there were ongoing safety concerns with this dam. >> reporter: that's right, sharon. we're on the backside of the dam right now. you can't see it because it's on private property, but this lake was created by holding back millions of gallons of water by that dam. it's been a source of worry for
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after hurricane matthew, officials worried about complete failure. at it last inspection in 2013, the dam was classified as high hazard and in poor condition. the state deq have been trying to get the dam's owners to fix it but the firm went bankrupt and the dam was sold the new owners, resetting the clock on enforcement action. >> they had to go through the process again. >> reporter: size in the concrete spillway, which had eroded. >> we were getting to the point of getting that corrected when we had the flood. >> reporter: according to the u.s. army corps of engineers, there are more than 1200 high hazard dams here in north carolina. they say after matthew, we were lucky. >> actually i think it's
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more failures. we had very few actual breaches. >> reporter: of the many dams in the state, deq says 153 of them are rated poor or unsatisfactory and in need of repair. if you want to know where they are, we have the list of all 153 at wncn.com. . waivers could allow schools to forego making up time missed during hurricane matthew. johnston county schools missed more than a week. they are not adding days to the schedule, instead students stay 10 minutes longer every day for the rest of the year. >> instructional time is important. but we have people down east that are rebuilding their lives
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i can understand why some of those days would be waived. >> there's no plan yet for how to make up the time. today the governor viewed the kinston damage days after the flood waters receded. his office is working on a capital fund for housing and small businesses, and opening the rest of damaged roads as well as bridges. >> we have had a teams to help us identify projects as quickly as possible, angst to get these places completed. this can't be done overnight. we could say it was cold this morning, temperatures barely reaching the 30s. but is it here to stay? wes is here now with a look at the forecast. >> just a little teaser, 39 this morning.
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today was another day of below normal temperatures. remember, average high this time of year is 70 and most of us were below that. upper 60s down in the sand hills, upper 50s to mid- to low 60s here in the triangle. it's still going to be chilly overnight and for most of the evening it will be clear as high pressure stays in control. this high starts to move away and that means these cl, will be headed our way. but not a lot of any of that. tonight we'll keep it clear and dry, dropping down to 57 by 7:00. we're in the mid-50s at 8:00, low 50s through 9:00 and 10:00, and upper 40s overnight. more coming up in a few minutes. the naacp says they have received complaints about electronic voting machines from at least five counties
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former cumberland county council member robert matthews says it took four tries for the machine to recognize his choice. the county is now providing stylus type instruments to help. >> using a stylus as opposed to your finger will correct this? no. >> use whatever is available. just see the results. be sure the result is what you want triple check. voters are encouraged to take their time and report any issues to the board of elections. durham county voters are facing four bond referendums totaling $170 million. >> we told you about the $91
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for the main library. derek lewis is live with more on how the money would be used. >> reporter: in addition to the school bond that would go into renovating northern high school behind me, the main library will also get a renovation if that bond is approved. these are pictures of what the new main library would look like, including a new media center, larger meeting rooms for business training, and square feet bigger than the current building. it would take about two years to complete. >> the library renovation is an opportunity for us to really be a library of the future. >> as my children get older, they'll be using the resources the library provides and any
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>> the new library would be in the same location at the main library if this is approved. voting is happening now in early voting as well as in the general election on november 8th. derek lewis, cbs north carolina. the presidential campaigns continue their focus on north carolina today. >> donald trump and former president clinton were in stopped to meet with family and what trump's local supporters say they want to hear more about. >> and a big cut for google fiber. what it means for the future of the superfast internet service in the triangle, next. a story we are working on thursday, a veteran nate anderson. >> the sun had just risen and we were driving into a town,
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pressure plate ied. i'd been seen by a number of physicians who were not qualified to treat or to diagnose traumatic brain injury. >> how many north carolina veterans we found are being i served under president bush and obama. i fought the taliban. i was asked to form a global coalition to counter isil. when someone makes the comment that they know more about the islamic state or isil than do the generals, it implies a complete ignorance of the reality. but i believe secretary clinton really understands the threat
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and i believe she understands how to wield american power to ultimately defeat this threat and to keep us safe. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'm hillary clinton there is no limit to what every student in north carolina can learn and achieve. not when we're 44th in per student funding. we should not ask for more money from you. he gave tax breaks to those at the top while raising taxes 67 ways on the middle class. it's time to polish up our brand hb2 trashed our brand... costing us thousands of jobs. we need a governor with our priorities. it's called "the snake:" a long, skinny congressional district drawn along i-85 to segregate african american voters. "the snake" and others like it were drawn by state legislators as a partisan power grab. and justice bob edmunds?
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and said the power grab was all about race. for supreme court, we deserve better than bob edmunds. another big honor for sass institute, named the second best workplace in the world by great place to work. google was named number one. it's the they have been in the top two. and google is cutting back on its fiber program, laying off staff and canceling the rollout in ten cities. >> the fiber's expansion will continue in cities where it is already available, including several cities in the triangle. the project was considered ambitious when it was launched
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shifting toward wireless technology. a new grocery store on wake forest road just inside 440 will be next to a trader joe's. the company already committed to sites in chapel hill. former president clinton meeting with families in the state impacted by flooding. how they're dealing with the destructioco for operation basketball, we'll have more on that coming up. the nation's biggest stars and best coaches are all in one place today and we're here with them. the update, straight ahead. and we have clouds, rain and a cold front all heading our way after another perfect day today. when the rain arrives, coming
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we count on them to show up for us. now buck newton wants to be our top law-enforcement officer, but he failed to show up in the state senate. buck missed nearly one out of five votes,
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his business was dissolved. there's too much at stake to make buck newton attorney general. this buck stops here.
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. we have an area of-that's brought us great weather. we have clouds and rain and a cold front moving in to take its place. as the high moves away, few clouds by tomorrow morning. those clouds will be with us throughout the day tomorrow. even though it's warmer, we'll have cloudy skies and have dry weather throughout the day. late tomorrow night we could have a couple showers sneaking in up by the virginia border. this cold front is a cold front only by name and the fact that i drew a blue line on the map. there's not a lot of rain with it. friday morning early on we could have a few showers,
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but falls apart and dissipates as it does. so we'll be left with temperatures that aren't any cooler on friday but we'll be left with the return of sunny skies, something that will last through the weekend. it's a cold front but the only thing we'll see are a couple showers and most of that is when you're asleep thursday night and friday morning. most of the day tomorrow is dry. we are partly cloudy and have temperatures in the 70s. we'll hold in the 7 friday and saturday. saturday we warm into the upper 70s, and saturday for the first time since matthew dumped 5 to 15 inches of rain on our area will host a football game. boston college is in town for homecoming and the game kicks off at 12:30. by sunday we're up to 80
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cooling us back into the 70s. still good trick-or-treating weather for monday night, only one chance of rain on that seven-day forecast and it's a small chance late thursday into early friday. if you didn't realize it, the college basketball season fast approaching. it's operation basketball in charlotte, acc coaches and today.
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. one team is rankerred number one in the nation and the other triangle team an conversation. >> reporter: all the triangle schools are feeling good about the season, starting with a team trying to live up to the
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been there. we have had that pressure on us for a number of years now. the younger guys haven't been through that but they have us to kind of lean on. >> reporter: dennis smith jr. is a future top nba draft pick with pressure of his own. >> i've been playing basketball a very g i've won games that were my fault. i don't feel pressure. i just want to go out an compete refrigerator the most pressure might be on the team that came up seconds short of a championship. >> we got to the national championship and the fans are expecting a lot from us. everyone has their expectations. as long as we're doing what we're doing and listening to coach and getting better as a
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>> under pressure or not, each of these teams will start exhibition play in about a week and a half. tune in at 11:00 for the sports cast. jeff jones, cbs north carolina. >> duke is already without one of its star recruits today and we learned to jason tatum suffered a left sprain during practice on tuesday. he's out for up he won't play in the exhibition gapes but should be ready for the regular season. did you stay up for the world series last night? game one, cubs and series. pushing history, kluber striking out a world series record of 8 batters in just three innings. two home runs later, game one
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bumped up to 7:08 because they are expecting rain. >> 40s and windy. could feel like the 30s there. there's a look at downtown cleveland. i called it jacob field and they renamed stadium. that old habit dies hard.
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after 30 years in law enforcement, i've seen a lot. and i can tell you, josh stein will be an attorney general we can count on. anyone that tells you different doesn't know what they're talking about. josh is endorsed by law enforcement because he has a record of making us safer. protecting children from sexual predators. and expanding the dna database to put rapists behind bars.
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>> pelley: monopoly: campaign 2016 edition. trump puts a hotel on pennsylvania avenue. >> this building is an historical landmark, a true american original. >> pelley: while clinton eyes a house three blocks away. >> we cannot stop for a minute. >> pelley: also tonight, on the trail of russian hackers, he was a target. >> do you believe they were state sponsored? >> absolutely sure. >> pelley: flying high. a commercial airline pilot is busted in the cockpit. >> that's very unnerving. >> pelley: a tiny bug is raising the price of breakfast and threatening to put citrus growers out of business. and an unusual 12-step program.

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