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against hillary clinton and the election process. plus, it is a major issue for parents. how leaders plan to tackle reassignment today. >> and we will update the recovery process of hurricane matthew for the impact is certainly still being felt. thanks for joining us. it is 8:00. i am lena tillett. >> and i am renee chou. hillary clinton takes time of the campaign trail to prepare for the last presidential debate. >> donald trump has a stemming from more emails released by the fbi and trump says the process is rigged. >> reporter: donald trump says newly released state department in those show a scandal he calls worse than watergate. >> the fbi documents under secretary of state patrick kennedy made the request as part of a quid pro quo. in other words, a deal.
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>> reporter: in one exchange with the fbi the undersecretary asked to change the label on one of hillary clinton's emails when she was secretary of state. the state department would then reciprocate by allowing the fbi to place more agents in countries where they are presently preparing. the fbi and state department tonight any wrongdoing. >> no quid pro quo. as part of the latest push to sway voters his wife wallon for trump's lewd comments about women. >> he was led on like act on from the host to say dirty and bad stuff. >> meanwhile senator bernie sanders tried to reach out to trump supporters playing off of his rigged election claims. >> the system is rigged in favor of the wealthy and
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clinton on this issue alone. >> reporter: edward lawrence, washington. >> hillary clinton has not commented. she is now scheduled to make an appearance until the debate. both candidates make several stops in north carolina this week. mike pence is scheduled to a rally at casey enterprises and a stop in wilmington. tim kaine will campaign in asheville tomorrow. the three men running for the stock -- the top will face off before the election. governor pat mccrory, roy cooper , and libertarian lon cecil will debate tonight at 7:00. david crabtree and laura leslie will moderate the event. you can see at live on wral and still no suspect following the vandalism of a local gop headquarters. no one was in the office early sunday morning when someone threw a cocktail through the
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on a building. the orange county gop plans to move into a nearby building in the next couple of weeks. local agencies are conducting a joint investigation. wake school board leaders tackle a hot issue. >> student reassignment on the agenda. wral's bill leslie has the preview. >> reporter: today the school board members will get an overview of what came up in public meetings about the proposed reassignment plan. >> reporter: earlier this month. school officials say it was the result of feedback online and in the five meetings of the county. some parents in cary are upset their kids would go to a new school hortons creek elementary. they argued it is arbitrary and it doesn't factor inproximity and many want to stay at the assigned mills park elementary. the reassignment remains in
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some other items on the agenda today is they will consider magnet grants and get an update on student performance and board members likely adopt the budget for the next school year. so a very busy meeting. a quick final note about the student assignment plan has the school system accepting a third and final draft announced next month. renee and lena? >> thanks. there are still around eastern north carolina that need join out and hopefully this warm weather will help with that too >> absolutely. let's take a look at all that pretty center and we are seeing across the area this morning. the sunshine sticks with us not just today but for the next several days with temperatures continue to warm up across the
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going to be enjoying the sunshine at least until friday when we have a front that comes through. taking a look at the skycam out in the eastern wake county temperatures 63 interim -- in durham and 58 it south hill with 61 degrees in fayetteville. in your planner expect temperatures to be much warmer than normal with 78 at lunchtime and 84 the how this afternoon. a front comes through friday drop in significantly but not bringing much rain. we will talk about how much we may see in a few minutes. brian has something delays you may run into this morning. yes. we had an earlier accident and 40 westbound around lake wheeler road interchange. that combine the typical congestion with 47 minutes from 40 22440. -- up to 440.
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are getting the sensor readings and something very big slowdowns. once you are in the fortify work zone looking at 25 minutes to make that ride. it is just a miserable morning from garner through south rally. consider using 64 business taking the road at gorman street and on the other side of all of those backups. once you are on the other side we are looking at some delays on 540 westbound out toward leesville road. the durham freeway is busy in both directions also 40 eastbound seeing the typical delays and congestion slowdowns as unc-chapel hill heading toward rtp. an accident on apex leading to pick delays beginning in
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holly springs heading toward us- 1. we still have include update accident on the knightdale bypass with heavy delays and also i westbound onlooker delay is easing up a little bit. the search is on for a suspect in a violent armed robbery. >> the newly released video police hope will help them make an arrest. and the dollar figures are
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wral news on fox 50 is >> with renee chou and minutes left. authorities arrested a merciful man in connection with a hit and run -- morrisville man in connection with a hidden. the civil war faces charges of hit and run. it happened on high house road. police say an suv ran over two cyclists heading in the same his first court appearance is tomorrow. fayetteville police hope surveillance video will help them catch an armed robbery suspect. the dumbest pizza on riley road was targeted thursday. you can see the rapper wearing a halloween mask -- roper wearing a halloween mask. the suspect shot joshua graham in the lake for running off. he is recovering and police
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connected to other crimes in the city. check chandler kania will spend 16 years behind bars. after a night of underage drinking kania drove the wrong way down interstate 85 colliding with the vehicle killing three people. kania expressed remorse for his actions. >> not a day goes by that item is reminded of my awful decisions. i do not like i can still alive. i wish it would have been me that suffer the consequences. i'm the only one who is deserving of this misery. one jury told kania it was a battle when it came to the second-degree murder charges. he said ultimately came down to the letter of the law. civil suits against the family of wral -- kania have been settled. art flames were showing
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the damage covered 80% of the home. firefighters say unattended cooking was because. a direct hit on an islamic state facility. >> the air strike that could help end the hold on a key city in iraq. and she says her son was north carolina used to make education a priority. we all understood the importance of having good schools. millionaires. we rank 44th in spending per student. drop-out rates have gone up for the first time in 8 years. we're 41st in how much we pay our teachers. there is a textbook shortage. and pat mccrory has cut 3,000 teaching assistants from the early grades. he may have given tax cuts to millionaires,
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after 20 years in washington, we're learning lots about richard burr. first, he opposed a bill prohibiting insider trading by members of congress. now we learn burr had over $100,000 in oil and gas stocks while he backed legislation giving tax credits benefitting gas companies. and oil and gas companies donated over half a million dollars to burr's campaigns. no wonder richard burr's wealth has increased over 500% since he's been in congress. that's making washington work for him.
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[ music ] all right. we will give you a pass.
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pretty and we didn't know if we should take that personal. >> look how quickly returned [ laughter ]. >>e is like oh, th a beautiful day. how quickly we are going to see the weather changing. really warm for the next several days and then turning it around in her temperature. we have been so fortunate to have dry conditions but we are still watching the river levels drop. we will look at the news river basin rising up northwest of raleigh coming into the lake level extremely high. i just heard from the folks at the falls lake dam and they are still in conversation with folks downstream to determine when
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so nothing released yet and nothing in the forecast that they will let go but as soon as they make a decision, we will let you know how it may or may not affect folks downstream. in smithfield there was some flooding early on and it subsided a while ago. still some flooding in goldsboro in kinston one of the areas likely to see the floodwaters lingering the longest. we should see the neuse river below flood stages on wednesday. it is currently at 20 feet. on the other hand kinston is still at major flood 24 feet so it is still 3 to 4 feet above major flood. it come -- it should come below on wednesday. it will be a beautiful day and there is our toll tower cam are -- tall tower camera. the
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per-hour really pulling the warmth into north carolina for the dew points going up also. the dew points on the rise and it should feel a little more humid for you this afternoon today and tomorrow as well as thursday before the front comes through. 63 in southern pines and temperatures starting to warm up a little bit now that the sun is out. high pressure continues to bring cooler skies. notice with this front. it is not likely to create much rain moving through our area. so some light, patchy showers f day. behind it we try out noticeably. in the bahamas there is a wave of low pressure developing with a 70% chance of developing into a tropical system. so we are watching it and will show you the computer model forecast for this and all of
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of the southeast and off the coast of the united states except maybe closer to maine. it maybe we do have another named storm in the area in the next couple of days. just wanted to give you a preview of that. 84 degrees is our high today with a treat this evening. the international space station is awaiting the locket watch and we will see -- rocket launch and sky. a nice long view today at five minutes this evening with a nice of you of the space station. on friday we have a 30% chance early in the day and a cooler weekend with 63 on a saturday. 46 on saturday morning and a much cooler weekend and we will see of course sunshine staying closer to normal early next week.
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damage assessments are ongoing more than a week after hurricane matthew came to the state. governor mccrory said with many areas still underwater it will be a while before we know the true impact matthew had. so far damages was estimated to be $1.5 billion. the cumberland county plans to meet tomorrow to get updates on the recovery efforts following hurricane matthew. the county's environmental health division will begin testing drinking water to make sure it is safe for residents. also they announced there is only one emergency shelter open now at westover recreation center in fayetteville. the north carolina national guard continues to pump water out of princeville. six pumps have redirected 40,000,000 gallons of water into the tar river. yesterday officials moved the
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the good news is major roads should be cleared soon. the large vehicles can begin assessing the damage. the storm is affecting schools for the second straight week. edgecombe is closed with an optional teacher workday. wayne county schools are closed and you can find the full list scrolling at the bottom of your screen and on russia has announced russian and syrian work planes are halting airstrikes aleppo. the suspension is intended to prepare for the opening of humanitarian corridors for the rebels to leave aleppo. they will reserve a humanitarian pause on thursday to allow civilians safe passage out of the city. the u.s. defense department released video showing a strike on an isis facility where ied's
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there helping them try to push the islamic state out of muscle. they are making progress. model is the last stronghold in iraq. the parties in yemen have agreed to a 72 hour cease-fire. they supported the yemen president. the cease-fire will allow the delivery of humanitarian aid. matteo renzi today. they plan to talk about a number of issues including climate change and global security. in the evening the president and michelle will host a state dinner and this is a look at the lavish table set up. >> reporter: the man convicted of shooting at george zimmerman was sentenced to 20 years in
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murder and shooting into a vehicle. he shot at zimmerman last year during a road rage incident. zimmerman was cut by class from a shattered window. zimmerman spoke saying he thanked god for sparing his life that day. hundreds came out for the visual for trinity gay the 15- year-old girl killed in kentucky over the weekend. the crowd gathered at her high school for trinity spend time following in footsteps. when the people at the vigil were purple and pink. total war -- wore purple and pink. police say she was caught in the crossfire between two cars. the man accused of opening fire inside a colorado springs planned parenthood will appear in court. robert deer will appear for a
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contacting reporters. deer remains in the treatment since been ruled incompetent in may. he is accused of opening fire last november killing three people and injuring nine others. the organizers of a popular haunted house in ohio are making changes use of creepy clown sightings. the general manager said the actors who dress up as more low-key this year. they will not be allowed to choose customers as they would in years past. they are expecting record sales. >> even with those changes i don't think i wouldn't dare to go in. the gubernatorial campaign is hitting up as they prepare for the final debate. >> coming up, we will take a look at where they stand before facing of tonight. people living in a number
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after days of flooding. how they are also trying to save memories.
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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 and once more say, "come check out north carolina." costing us thousands of jobs.
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brian shrader is monitoring the delays on i-40. >> you are looking at 43 minutes to the beltline split and then it looks like a 25 minute ride congestion and also earlier crash on 40 westbound around lake wheeler road that is leading to pick backups through garner and south raleigh -- big backups through garner
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road. it is not too far from o'neill road with an accident early reported with injuries. at this point you need to try to avoid the area. we have been working on details about the crash. must take you to our live commute map with another accident crossing a crash between 55 and the team 10 interchange. slow traffic with nc a federal appeals court wants to hear from the state of north carolina by today on early voting. some voters are asking the court to expand in person voting in counties they say are not complying with the ruling that were start a longer early voting period. much like we've seen the last several days of the sunshine. we start off in raleigh and you
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state fairgrounds. it is possible we will have an entire run of the state fair with no rain. that is good news for those trying to recover from flooding. if you have to come by our booth you can donate to flood victims. it is 51 in fayetteville and high temperatures in the mid
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>> welcome back. the three men rent for north carolina's highest office face off tonight. >> wral is hosting the debate featuring the three candidates for governor. wral's mikaya thurmond joins us now with a preview. >> we are less than one month out from the election and that means there is a lot at stake. this is the last time the candidates will face each other in the debate stage. governor pat mccrory, roy cooper, and each other as 7 pm. governor mccrory is seeking a second term and cooper and lon cecil are his challengers. a poll shows cooper holding a narrow lead over governor mccrory. cooper has a 48% lead over the incumbent. wral news will host the debate and david crabtree with laura leslie serving as moderators.
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it will also air at 11 pm on fox 50. a man is facing a murder charge in a case from last fall. u.s. marshals arrested tyrone hall in august. he is now charged with murder. deputies say he shot and killed joshua gutierrez in his home in hope mills last november. is second person was taken to the hospital and treated. a former currently in prison is requesting a new trial. by the reagan was convicted in 2004. danielle reagan survived. his mistress linda lee pulled the trigger. he also said she had an inappropriate relationship with the former police chief. he also claims the crime scene was not tested for fingerprints or dna with faulty testing by the state crime lab.
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a hearing. a raleigh daycare is an investigation. the director of apple tree daycare says a worker was caught on surveillance abusing a 1-year-old child. according to the director the mother of the child said the daycare did not do enough. the teacher was allowed back in the classafter the video was discovered and other parents were never notified. >> had i not seen the tape, i that women take my baby and she threw him into a bookcase. >> we received a statement from apple tree daycare addressing the fact parents were not notified and the teacher was allowed to return to a class. they set the employee involved was never left alone with the children. and notifying the parents is a difficult task.
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lost in the flooding in wayne county. gilbert mcneil's home had several inches of water inside. the house was passed down from his mother who died several years ago. mcneil is determined to rebuild and kbhome in the family. >> take all of our money and get together is what we are going to do. >> the home also flooded in 1999. mcneil says the flooding >> so many people are rebuilding or just beginning to figure out how to get their lives back together. >> the good thing right now is we are not badly more rain. >> it is going to feel well above normal. i would like to say summerlike but it will be late summer. here is our apex skycam.
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very mild. 61 in cary and 61 in erwin and 62 in goldsboro. temperatures warm up quickly with all of the sunshine with upper 70s at lunchtime and low to mid 80s this afternoon. if you are heading out the door for your morning run you will notice a little more muggy this morning and definitely feeling that. expect to see clear skies and mild conditions with to mid 60s. then some dramatic changes for the weekend after a front comes through on friday. we will talk about rain coming up in just a few minutes. the raleigh city council has a work session this morning in which they will see a survey about prospects for new housing. property owners in the neighborhood are pushing for backyard cottages for accessory dwelling unit to rent out.
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to take a vote today and are likely to discuss drafting a change. fayetteville is still moving toward bringing a minor league baseball team to the city. the group will meet at city hall today to discuss the park stadium and received a status report. one of the new sites of the fair this year's clothing with the all new shawls for a cause will benefit local cancer treatment and facilities. state commissioner stevesaid he is happy people will be able to use these beautiful scarves and blankets the artists made. and the night view of the state fair always incredible.
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the colors against the night sky are mesmerizing. >> i look forward to that. millions of americans have a virus that can lead to cancer but prevention is possible. dr. allen mask tells us when parents should consider getting their children vaccinated.
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79 million americans are infected with hpv with 40 millions new infections every single year. it can lead to several different cancers. there is a vaccine to prevent but most people who should get
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preteen children. >> reporter: you get your kids vaccinated against a number of diseases. but what about human papilloma virus. >> it is the only vaccine we has that prevents cancer. >> it is the most common sexually transmitted infection. it can cause words -- warts several cancers. >> reporter: studies show the fda approved faxing can be 100% effective if those getting it are low body weight of some of the cancers remains high. that has medical experts concerned. >> there is very few side affects. if parents can get on board and start vaccinating children it can probably be eradicated. >> reporter: it comes with a series of three injections and
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bee to the virus. >> parents question why they are giving it to their 11-year- old the concerns about it encouraging sexual promiscuity are unfounded. >> reporter: dr. allen mask, wral health team . >> doctors say it is best to get the vaccine as a preteen but it can be given up to the age of 26. production last at least 8 to 10 years and is being monitored. wikileaks is blaming ecuador for cutting off powder julian assange's energy access. it comes after wikileaks released thousands of emails from hillary clinton's chairman. assange has been held up for more than four years. he has skipped bail to keep xtr netflix is trying to strike
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and subscription prices. there are no plans to raise prices anytime soon but the company is planning to to spend $6 billion next year that is up from $5 billion this year. only walt disney and nbc are spending more. netflix has 87 million worldwide customers marking its slowing growth in subscriptions. netflix's stock surged 20%. is falling but united airlines is still beating wall street expectations. the chicago company has a profit of $3.11 per share and posted a revenue of $9.9 billion in the period. it comes on the heels of a busy travel season. united shares closed down $.17
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a suit against microscopic is heading to court. the judge said three women presented a possible case microsoft had the effect of treating female and male engineers differently. microsoft said it was not artrary and has denied the allegations of discrimination. dorothy's ruby read scriptures toe slippers have >> the new campaign to put the sparkle back into the's iconic shoes. two years after a terrible explosion one company sum it up
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narichard burr has nty yemade millions... , increasing his wealth over five hundred percent. no wonder richard burr was one of just three insider trading by congress. then there's medicare. richard burr wrote a plan to privatize medicare and got one point one million dollars from the insurance industry. you...would pay more for medicare. richard burr. twenty years in washington... serving himself. dscc is responsible for the content
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[ music ] ? treat her like a lady ? >> we have fog this morning. >> look at that in wilmington. wow. i think that is the coast right there. but you cannot see much of anything else. they have still been doing with flooding arouto cause there is still so much water coming from cape fear. there is still high water. >> exactly. we will start there i can today containing to head up these water levels as soon as we are still seeing flooding. heading over to the polemical
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improvement in tarboro any flooding should really start to improve quickly in the next couple of days but it will take a little bit more time in greenville and the river level is at 24.8 and it should be below flood stage by tomorrow morning. water backed up behind the levee in princeville but it could run through and it will start to run through some of this as the river level drops. in the meantime the national guard has been pumping water out. in greenville the river level is at 20.6. major flood stage at 19 just above major flood stage completely below by thursday. some improvement certainly happen tar river. what a beautiful day it is over at the rally national airport -- raleigh national airport
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muggier air with dew points now into the 60s making it feel slightly mike. it will not feel like august but much more humidity today. 59 in henderson and 55 in sanford with 61 in fayetteville. we will see some big changes by the end of the week and these temperatures records dew points way up in rain but a cooler air mass with temperatures falling friday. 63 saturday with a drop between thursday and saturday of 20 degrees and also a mu back to our west the warm air hanging out for the next few
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74 in st. louis right now warm weather to the west. we will continue to see the warm air again for the next few days with the cold front crossing the mississippi valley. today 84 degrees and a nice day at the state fair and then this evening looking low in the northwest sky as the altitude will arise plenty well for you to see a nice international long six minute pass today. last night some of you got to see the terrace rocket launch. there are some neat pictures on twitter. on friday it is a football friday with a 30% chance of rain over by friday evening so 7:00 63 and then we run headlong
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on a 66 degrees sunday and a cool start sunday morning down to 42 with temperatures into the upper 30s in some near the virginia line. brian is here to talk more about the big delays. we are still seeing some unusually significant slowdowns through garner on 40 westbound. we are still looking at 20 minutes up to the 440 interchange down from minutes. also easily through south raleigh taking 20 minutes right now and beyond that with the backup traffic slowly toward the airport we will start to see those drive times easing up a little bit. it will be busy through south and west raleigh to the airport. as we take a look at the live commute map you can see the accident under investigation
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northeast side of raleigh. also we have earlier accident trying to get cleared the apex beginning around 1010 road if you can pickup us-1 you will be in good shape heading toward raleigh. it does slow of 20 interchange but the good news on the eastern side of raleigh the earlier crash looking good in that area with another accident on the left side of your screen on the stbound side of the knightda we are seeing some heavy delays as you come in thismorning beginning in advance continuing toward 440. it will also slow this morning between the bypass interchange allowing extra time for the
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the north carolina general election is november 8 with one of our state senate seats on the ballot we asked the candidates to let you know where they stand. democrat deborah ross us for the federal government should do to tackle issues surrounding illegal immigration. i would like your vote to be d the next senator. our current immigration system is broken. we need to immigration reform that is fair and practical. this is important for the national security and economy. i will support commonsense reforms to secure our border and include a tough but fair path to citizenship i would have voted for the bipartisan immigration reform. the proposal or support from groups like the north carolina
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commerce. the failure to >> to cket carrying supplies is on its way to the inational this raleigh. the cargo ship will make it delivery sunday giving three it was the first unmanned rocket flight since an explosion two years ago destroyed the launchpad. it underwent a $15 million restoration. a new exhibit is the flight deck in corpus christi texas. this fighter jet was painted pink. it is not just any.
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be on display until the end of the month and then restored to its original finish pick these sony and is launching a campaign to save dorothy's slippers. the museum is raising $300,000 to repair the slippers. they also want to create a new display case for them. the 18-year-old daughter 80- year-old -- 80-year-old shoes have gone dim. they are offering donor rewards ranging from t-shirts and behind the scenes tours. in 2015 the museum raised money to preserve neil armstrong's spaceship. it is the first time a drone impacted a major league game. trevor baller started game three and he didn't last long. that is because last week he got
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trying to fix a drone. the umpire declared he couldn't continue after just one inning. they got a win giving them a commanding three-game lead in the series we will check on your top stories, weather, and traffic
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i am renee chou. >> and i am lena tillett. backups on i-40 are the big story. >> we are still looking at some
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morning commute. with 14 minutes through garner and a lover from 440 out to wade avenue. things are looking okay from wade until 540. we also have an accident on the left lane blocked on us-1 northbound with big delays beginning around the nc-540 interchange. some good news on the east side accident around 4:40 starting to clear with heavy delays coming back. we are looking at dry conditions around here with plenty of sunshine and a look at our rdu skycam. the trend continues through thursday taking a look at what is going on across our area and temperatures warm up nicely.
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we expect temperatures to climb up to 83 thursday and much cooler over the weekend. epipen has been in the news because of the prices. for one couple the potentially life-saving medicine nearly didn't work. so they decided to do something. today at noon how it could help protect the aisle medicine from extreme temperatures. >> the next update is in 25 minutes and the next newscast on wral at noon.
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when i saw the attacks on roy cooper about the crime lab, i had to come forward. those ads are not true. i'm a survivor of sexual assault. it was mr. cooper who supported me when we went to the state legislature to get more funding for rape kits. and even after he fixed the problems in the crime lab, he's been there for me time after time ever since.
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