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what's expected at mike peterson's hearing this morning. more protests in milwaukee following the deadly police shooting of a black man. and brace yourself for blistering heat. elizabeth will tell us how long we will have to wait for the heat to break. thank you for joining us. i'm lena tellett. >> and i'm bill leslie. there will be several motions discussed connection in the mike peterson case. mikaya thurmond has a look at what's in the motions. mikaya? >> reporter: lena and bill, the questions are regarding improper storage of evidence and police bias. mike peterson was convicted in 2003 of killing his wife, kathleen. he was granted a new trial after a judge ruled that an fbi agent lied on the stand.
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and now, his attorneys say there are key issues with evidence in the new case saying that the pictures show evidence bags in shambles with some of the evidence spilling out. peterson's lawyer believes some of it, including the shorts he was wearing the night of the murder could be contaminated and they are contending that police targeted. peterson wrote several scathing articles about the department as well as the dist his lawyer claims investigators were bias against him for years leading up to his arrest. all of these issues will be addressed during the motion hearing scheduled to last up to three days. today's session will start at 10:00 a.m. lena and bill? >> thank you, mikaya. breaking news out of milwaukee, a second night of protests following saturday's deadly police shooting of a plaque man.
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after someone threw a rock through a police car. police had to use an armored car to retrieve an 18-year-old who was shot. 6 businesses were burn. policesay that the man shot by police was holding a gun when he turned to an officer. and flamesser flames tore through an nc state poultry lab at lake wheeler road. wear we--we're working to determine the cause of that fire. and police continue to investigate an incident that sent hundreds returning from the crabtree mall on saturday afternoon. police were called to the mall on the report of gunshots fired but they found no shooter, no
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shell casings. a number of people were hurt as crowds fled the mall. 12 people were taken to the hospital and 9 were treated at the scene. many of the same shoppers who went out of the mall returned yesterday to pick up what they left behind. the investigation is ongoing. mall officials have handed over surveillance video. 19-year-old jonathan roman is charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon. policesay he shot two people in the parking lot of mambo 69's sports bar. one of the victims, diana ibarra luna died. also in raleigh, two teens accused in a deadly shoot manage raleigh are due in court. the 2 are charged with the
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cummings. both suspects are held at the wake county detention center. authorities are looking for a juvenile who is supposed to be custody at the edgecombe youth center. malik is his name and he failed to return from a leave with his family on sunday. if you see him, call police. all right. a scorcher today. it is, heat advisory and looks like temperatures will back off just a bit. parts of the viewing area under the heat advisory and temperatures look like they will cool down quite a bit by the end of the week. soaking in plenty of the sunshine here at solar farms. but you may not want to soak it in headed out later today but it's producing energy there. our heat advisory is in effect across most of the viewing area, and highs in the mid to
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at 105 to 108, and it's one of those days to take it easy. 79 already in durham. 75 in rocky mount and 76 in irwin and fayetteville. the planner this morning, the temperatures are getting closer to 80. 91 at lunchtime and a high of 96 this afternoon. very little chance of moisture today but a better chance later in the week. what's happening on the roads. typically, getting busier at 8:00. we are seeing crashes, but the major routes are in good shape overall at 8:05. a number of accidents here, and we'll have a closer look at some of the those in a moment. i want to update you the crash eastbound at chapel hill. they took one person out of the car there and they have been sitting there in the ambulance
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raleigh police on the scene. and you will notice a tow truck has also arrived and getting this cleared up. eastbound on i-40 away from wade avenue to u.s. one, stay in the center and right lanes until they get that cleared up. elsewhere, looking good in durham. no problems to report on 85. the durham freeway is getting slow in spots between ellis and downtown but not a bad ride heading towards downtown and eastbound, looking pretty good especially through the interchange towards the 54 interchange and beyond and no big delays just yet. a wide view of the triangle, a crash reportedda creedmoor at glenwood, and a crash downtown at hillsboro and tryon at
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donald trump switches his attack from hillary clinton to the media. >> calling us the crooked media, he is, and he will outline his foreign policy. and a historic flooding
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donald trump's giving a major national security speech today and is shifting his focus from hillary clinton. as tracie potts explains, he has turned his attack to what he calls the crooked media. >> reporter: a new wall street journal editorial urges the republican party to dump donald trump if he can't turn things around by labor day. that, and south carolina republican mark sanford is urging trump to release his tax returns. >> even richard nixon released his tax returns. >> reporter: stumping in ohio for national security. >> he will layout his strategy to defeat radical islamic terrorism. >> i am not running against crooked hillary. clinton. i'm running against the crooked
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news outlets as dishonest and running mate mike pence said it's an ongoing discussion. he has argued in favor of free press. meantime, joe biden will be in scranton, pennsylvania today and is expected to tell his working class hometown the key is to focus on jobs and education and trump would tracie potts, nbc news, washington. hillary clinton's democratic rung mate visits north carolina today. vice presidential candidate tim cape will -- kaine will be in asheville and focus on clinton's jobs plan. wildfires are raging out west. coming up, the latest efforts to control the clayton fire in northern california, and a
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viral and the special mess the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. welcome. it's me! the extra crispy colonel. my extra crispy, twenty dollar fill-up feeds a family of four. it's crunchy! juicy! and oh so tasty.
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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect.
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ollowers. ok. i wish adele would do the super bowl. okay. she can't dance. i can't dance, either, but if somebody asked me to sing at the super bowl, i would do it. >> and her songs are danceable. she doesn't have to do it. >> i think she would have been
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>> she's fantastic but i feel where she is coming from. and i get that from the last super bowl. >> yeah. but you see beyonce and you are fully entertained. >> that's a super bowl show. that's what people expect. i think she feels like if she just sings, it won't be >> but with her voice -- >> her voice fantastic. >> it will take over anything. >> exactly. >> let's talk her into it for next year. >> yeah, yeah. bill, you give her a call. talk to her. >> my mission. you call her and i will do weather and you let us know what she is. oh, the going to be a toasty one today. a look at fayetteville, sun out
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a look at the dew point, 74 right now and we are headed in for one of the hottest days of the year. it will feel like 105 to 108. at the end of july, we had several days in a row like this. it's sort of a mini heat wave, and tomorrow, the temperature won't drop a whole lot. and later in the week, we are going to be far from it with temperatures normal, normally 88 for this time of year and highs this afternoon, mid to upper 90s, close to 10 degrees above normal. and it's just rough in the summertime. 79 in roanoake rapids, and 78 in chap i will hill and 77 in smithfield, and 79 in goldsboro, and 76 in fayetteville. the bermuda high pressure has been a fixture for the last 5
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you have sinking air, and it's not conducive to thunderstorms withing. we - - d e veloping. we are on the fringe of it, and thunderstorms developing but nothing happening here right now, and in the afternoon, the mountains of north carolina and up into the northeast. but we have an approaching front. this will shift back out offshore and a cold front will chance for rain starting on thursday and help to cool off the temperatures behind the front, looking a good bit cooler. as we look at the rain chances, we are under the influence of the high pressure system, fairly dry, 20% today and 15 tomorrow and by thursday, a chance of rain. it's coming. it will just be a few more days.
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climbing into the triple digits by lunch time. if you are thinking about running errands or exercise at noon, it will be hot and triple digits through the afternoon, and at 6:00 as people are coming home from work, it will feel like 101. 93 on tuesday and the temperature drops back a bit with very little chance for rain. so it will stay dry. you can see front has been doing for folks to the west, 1-3" along the front that i showed you. that will shift eastward, and i am not promising we'll have 1- 3" by thursday and friday but this front has a history of producing rain, and we will get into that on thursday. our chance of rain up to 50% and our temperatures go down into the upper 80s. so it won't be nearly as hot and a chance of storms
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lena? authoritys in maryland say there are still people missing after last week's explosion and fire at an apartment complex in silver spring, maryland. five bodies were officered in the debris, at least 4 of them were from the 8 people unaccounted for. no report of shots fired at jfk. the airport should be back open have not found any firearms, rounds of ammunition, shell casings or other evidence of gunfire. still danger of more flooding across louisiana today after residents scrambled to get to safety after rivers and creeks burst their banks following days of heavy rain. at least 4 people have died and 18,000 have been rescued. the federal government has declared a major disaster for
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contain a growing wildfire. official says that the clayton fire in lake county has scorched 3000 acres, burning a dozen homes and threatening 150 more. no injuries but this happens -- thousands have been forced to flee. at least 1000 permit -- personnel are fighting from the ground and air. a tornado ripped the fill peep's capitol of manila as that area continues to experience extreme weather. this video was captured from the 39th floor of a building in the city. no casualties reported so far. kurdish fighters in iraq are stepping up attacks around
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captured by isis in 2014. airstrikes destroyed a car bomb. the u.s. backed kurdish forces aiming to clear more villages in operations that will increase pressure on isis. the bring back our girls campaign has identified 10 abducted girls in a new video posted by boko haram. it's not clear when the video was made but boko haram said abducted in 2014. 218 remain missing. boko haram video contains images of girls that supposedly were killed in airstrikes but the claims have not been verified. volkswagen has approval to fix 460,000 cars that are
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owners will be informed individually and given appointments. in all, 11 million cars were sold with the software world wide. vw working to fix the same issue on larger vehicles. the faa, the federal aviation administration will announce a switch to dim -- digital communication. they use analog radios now. with a push of a button, controllers will be able to send routine instructions directly to the flight path. one of the most expensive cars on the road was involved in a spectacular crash that split the vehicle in half. take a look. >> it just, boom, blew like
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in the middle of chicago. witnessessay that another vehicle turned in the path sending the supercar into a light pole, an off-duty sheriffs deputy led efforts to get the driver out just moments before it exploded. a car hit a restaurant in southern pines. the driver slammed into the wall at the cracker no one was seriously hurt but the restaurant was evacuated. the driver accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. controversial flyers blanket one neighborhood in our viewing area. >> and now, residents share concerns saying that those flyers promote hate. the case of a deadly head- on collision prepares to go back before the judge.
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the time is 8:26. i'm lena tillett. the crabtree mall re-opened this weekend after people fled with reports of gun shots on saturday. police have found no evidence of shots fired. the mike peterson case will
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in 2011, he was granted a new trial in the death of his wife after a judge rule that does an fbi agent lied on the stand. elizabeth? it will feel like 105 to 109. let's take a look at what's going on right now. lots of sunshine as we look at apex. 76 in fayetteville and 79 at the airport already. our temperatures climb into the mid to upper 90 afternoon, and again with all the humidity, it will feel like 105 to 109 and cooler for tuesday and wednesday and upper 80s by thursday when we have the next chance of a thunderstorm. brian? 8:27, elizabeth, as we look at the live commute map. a number of minor crashes, but no big problems on major routes with one exception.
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vehicle, not just the vehicle itself that is there, but the delays are coming in this morning. and an earlier crash at mlk at rock quarry road and an earlier accident, hillsboro at boylan d street. next on fox 50, why this is a great week for raleigh
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neighbors in a wake county community are expressing concerns about controversial flyers. >> residents found the flyers from the kkk in baggies placed around their neighborhood in garner. one area is located near turner farms with the confederate white knights hotline number. we have received calls from concerned residents. >> we thought it was playing pranks around the neighborhood. >> but then i looked over there, and i looked over there, and i looked over there, and i was like, hey, this is the entire neighborhood, not only us. >> definitely wanted. >> definitely, too close to home. >> johnston county communitycation said it has gotten phone calls about the unwanted flyers in the area. the last of four suspects
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will number court today. 20-year-old emonie wilds and three other men are facing charges of a man who was shot and killed in a parking lot on hardee street. police did not have a motive but believe that the victim was targeted. chandler kania is accused of cigging 3 people in a crash on i-85 in orange ago. there is a motion hearing in the case tomorrow. earlier this month we learned that his defense is fighting to make sure jurors don't hear part of the state's key evidence claiming that kania's blood was improperly drawn and his cell phone was illegally seized. they want to limit the autopsy pictures that jurors are allowed to see saying some might be inflammatory.
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he could face 50 years in prison. commanders of the 82nd airborne say that the man killed in a fatal motorcycle accident is one of their soldiers. specialist jesus rios' commanding office said that he was a valuable member of the team. he lost control of his motorcycle on saturday morning on the mlk freeway. he died from the hospital. classes begin today at north carolina central. last week, more than 1500 students moved into residence halls. north carolina central experienced a 19% increase in app occasions for the academic year. and nc state students moved in on friday and they start class on wednesday. unc-chapel hill's first year
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tuesday, the 23rd. the man who moved a nation with his graduation speech develope viral this spring at harvard came back home to inspire another group of grads. donovan livingston spoke at fayetteville university. he has a personal connection there. his father is an alum. and part of his encouraging minutessation talks about a letter he wr years ago. >> i wrote a letter to myself here in my freshman year in colleague. it was a letter to me. i wrote about how being the first black president. now i have to go back to the drawing board. >> donovan is now at unc
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letter to myself. >> i wish i had years ago to see where my mind was then. >> exactly and see, did i do it? did i not? what am i doing wrong? >> it gives you a pathway to visualize what you would like to do. >> it doesn't mean we can't do it now. >> hopefully, there is future left. [laughter] that's right. attack the kids to soccer, yeah. let's take a look at what's happening. if you are doing anything outside, you will want to do it early. we have a heat advisory in place this afternoon. the wilson skycam, nice and bright this morning, and the temperatures are creeping closer to 80. 79 in garner and apex and still 75 in rocky mount and 74 in wake forest but a toasty one.
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thunderstorms but most of us stay dry. the isolated storms could bring brief heavy rain and gusty winds. highs in the mid to upper 90s with the heat index at 105 to 108. today is likely to be the hottest day of the week. as we get closer to september, the temperatures will be cooling off. the normal high this time of year is 88. we should see that by the end of the week. that will be a nice change. that is you always wanted to try, listen up. you can check them out starting this weekend. downtown raleigh restaurant week kicks off today and runs through august 21. 45 restaurants are participating and many offering lunch specials, and if you want to take advantage of the dispowpts, it's a great idea to make reservations. we have a list of the participating restaurants and
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this week, we get a little this week, we get a little memphis in raleigh. >> they memphis in raleigh. cooper: governor mccrory wants you to believe there's a carolina comeback. but raise your hand if your taxes have gone up while those at the top are the ones getting the tax break. i'm roy cooper, and that's not a comeback. that's moving backwards. raise your hand if you agree that those at the top should pay their fair share. raise your hand if you agree that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree
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it's a story set in the 1950s where rock and roll was born, radio stations and nightclubs and recording studios of memphis, tennessee. that is a clip from the broadway production. memphis is coming to the raleigh little theater, their opening musical for the season, and joining us this morning is one of the stars of the production. and memphis a story about love, music, and racism in >> so you do have a group of people that are in this street, the street where memphis, the black people of memphis came to just relax and get away. so you have felicia farrell and her big brother. they're having a great time in this -- in the bellows of the street. and we have huey who comes in
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so it's a development of how he falls in love with the music and falls in love with felicia. >> talk about preparations for the play. did you have to do research? >> definitely. for myself, there was a lot of youtube and looking at the -- how 1950s was for the street and african-americans and them looking to see how the black music got -- was put into the shared with the world. so there is a story about that and actually, it was based on a deejay that was in memphis that was doing that. he was bringing black music to the white industry and sharing it with the world. >> wow. so i understand you will sing a song called "love will stand when all else fails." love the title. tell us about your performance before we hear it.
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all of our hearts. we believe that this show is very relevant to the times. we, as a people, need to understand that love stands when everything else falls and love stands. that's what we need to hope for and believe in. >> wonderful. take it away.
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thank you so much. that was absolutely beautiful. [applause] oh, my gosh. what a treat. i think you have a reas see "memphis" now. that was beautiful. it opens this friday at the raleigh little theater. thank you so much for joining us this morning. and bless you. that was a beautiful song. >> thank you. thank you. >> bill? >> yeah. that's the way i want all of our mornings to start. right? thank you so much, aya wallace. what a great voice. and a big weekend at the
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let's roar today. >> for monday. for the week. get fired up for the week. >> the heat will be roaring. sorry. that's bad. >> it worked. that is our big story weather wise. this is going to be the hottest day of the week, fortunately. south hill, blue sky and the temperatures up around the
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at rdu. 79 and a southwest wind at 7 miles per hour and the dew point at 74. so it kind of hits you in the face as soon as you walk out the door. 76 in fayetteville and 78 in irwin and 79 in goldsboro, and sometimes, you know, virginia is cooler than anywhere else. but not today. 78 in southern pines and irwin and south hill. here is a heat advisory in effect for almost everybody. south and mecklenburg, not in the heat advisory. i will say, though, everybody in the viewing area, even if you are not in the heat advisory, you should go ahead and act like it because it will still feel like 100 to 105 and even else, 105 to 108, 109 and highs in the mid-90s to 100. so it will be a tough day. look at this this is very interesting in terms of what's coming.
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dark red colors, mid to upper 90s from our viewing area to the south. and then just to the west of the mississippi valley notice this strip. chicago's high, 80. dallas' high, 83. you look at dallas' temperature and think they'll be in the upper 90s, something like that. so there is cooler air just behind the front that is about to cross the mississippi valley. we will get into this at the end of the week. it's nice to see what's country sometimes. here is a look at the upper winds and temperatures, the contour in the dark red where we are in the mid to upper 90s, and we stay there into the day tomorrow, and even wednesday. after that, by thursday and into the weekend, we start to see the area of the dark red sinking and heading southward and don't see it coming back. we are talking upper 80s to
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like that, and none of the intense heat but it continues to shrink all through next week. this is all the way out to the end of august. and we don't see that intense heat returning. now, we have the computer models, and things can change, and that gives us hope that this is the last hoorah. this is the front that will cool things down later in the week. ahead of it, we could have an isolated shower if you see one pop up, expect brief heavy rain and strong winds tomorrow. 96 today and the heat index at 105 at 4:00 p.m. thursday, 88 for the high temperature and a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms and the weather pattern will stay
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bill? >> thank you, elizabeth. "suicide squad" was able to hold off the competition at the box office. it's expected to be number 1 for the second week in a row with $44 million. the animated flick "sausage party" debuts at number 2. the redue of the r-rated film has nearly doubled the billion of many $000,000. grief. what's next? and "pete's dragon" is in the third spot. a new flavor of one of america's favorite cream cookie, and it's not getting good reviews. it tastes like gummy treats you can find on the candy aisles. some people are buying them and
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at marked-up prices. >> it doesn't sound great. >> slightly different flavor, swedish fish. okay. this is from pennsylvania as we begin sightseeing. take a look at what happened. a pair of bulls crashed into a family's basement. after knocking down a fence and a mailbox and the real problems started when they left mud and manure all over the place. yuck. the homeowner called 911 and the family said all the time they lived in that home they never saw anything like that. they have a moas their hands. >> why would they do that?
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shouldn't they be running free somewhere? >> maybe it was hot and they were looking for someone cool. >> maybe they need better parents. >> that's right, somebody. [laughter] this is from -- this is security video at an airport when a man with a monkey went through the tsa security screening. the tsa agents loved him but then on the frontier airlines flight from columbus to las vegas, everyone on the plane was surprised popped out. the flight attendants were upset. the man who owns the monkey said it's an emotional support animal but couldn't pull up paperwork on the internet so police met him in vegas. he was able to pull up the paperwork but he said he will now carry a printed version. >> where do you get a monkey
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need one. maybe a little emotional support. yeah. so there you go. that's all i have. oh, yeah. there was a rosy the riveter -- . [laughter] that's not all i have.
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se some basil. oh, sure thing, sweetie. life is eating out of a flower pot. wait where's the? right. it's being a food paparazzi. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet. as it should. and a takeout romantic. dessert! happy anniversary. life is mucho, and grande. life is eating, laughing, loving
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8:56. i'm bill leslie. >> and i'm lena tillet. hillary clinton's democratic running mate tim
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today. his wife will join him today and tomorrow when he visits fay veal. e tte -- fayetteville. we are taking a look at the wilson cam with sunshine all across the area. 79 in goldsboro and 78 in southern pines and 75 in rocky mount and wilson. the high temperature jumps into 90s this afternoon. and we have a heat advisory. the temperatures drop back tuesday and wednesday and upper 80s on thursday with the next best chance of storms. brian? elizabeth, a number of crashes still on the maps but many have cleared up.
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fairway, we are looking good right now. and look out for heavy traffic on 40 westbound at page road backing things up from airport and 540 westbound delays. bill? a man received a facebook message saying that he hit the lottery, but it turned out to be a costly mistake. at noon, the warning from a social media giant and federal trade commission that could save you thousands of dollars. that's the news for now. the next u because of the olympics, the next newscast on fox 50 to thrive in an ever-changing environment, companies must adapt. but one thing should remain constant - a financial relationship with someone that understands and cares about your business. pnc corporate and institutional banking offers strategies tailored to your company's needs. know that our dedicated teams of local experts offer insight to help you achieve your business objectives. see how working with pnc
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