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christiansburg. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and
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wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! our top story this morning ... investigators will continue searching for more evidence today in the case of 13-year old nicole lovell. police discovered her remains saturday after the blacksburg teen had been missing for several days. as we've reported nicole was last seen at her home in blacksburg between midnight and seven a-m wednesday. since then...officers from seven agencies ...including the f- b-i..focused on a one mile radius around nicole's home. in saturday's news conference ...authorities delivered the news no one wanted to hear. they say they found the teen's body in surry county north carolina....near the state's border blacksburg police chief anthony
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remains were discovered around 4 o'clock on saturday afternoon near route 89. 18-year old david eisenhauer, a freshman at virginia tech, is in police custody in connection to nicole's disappearance. eisenhauer is now charged with felony abduction and first degree murder. he is currently being held in the montgomery county jail without bond. wilson says eisenhauer's arrest more clues. chief anthony wilson, blacksburg police: 00:27:19 "this investigation is far from over, as we continue to conduct multiple interviews. we're processing additional evidence related to this crime. the focus of this investigation is to now reconstruct the timeline leading up to nicole's tragic death." police say at this time, eisenhauer has not confessed to the crime. lovell's remains are being transported to the medical examiner in roanoke. news of her death and eisenhaurs arrest sent shockwaves through the community. blacksburg mayor ron rordam is speaking out. in a statement he says quote "as a
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unbearable loss for the lovell i community, on occasion the town and the virginia tech community have suffered this." rordam went on to thank all law enforcement involved in the investigation and extend his condolences to the family of nicole lovell. dozens gather to show support to the family and friends of nicole lovell. "justice for children without voices" held a prayer vigil for the 13-year old. the community initially came together with hopes of lovell returning home safely, but that changed. wsls ten duke carter has the story. about 75 people came here the to lantern ridge neighborhood to offer support for nicole lovell's family pastor mike honaker of river of life church in dublin spoke words of encouragement during
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to make sure the family can get some sense of peace during this tragic time. "to pray for the family and also accept it as a challenge to do more and do whatever we could however we could do it to try to protect and guard our children safely," "now supporters are sending their condolences to the family, in blacksburg dc wsls ten," morning for nicole. rescue crews and loved ones searched each day since the 13- this week. here's a look back at how the investigation first started. police say lovell was last seen around midnight tuesday at her family's apartment. her mother believes she morning. family members say she's in danger because she has to take medication twice a day after having mind...law organizations
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much of this week searching endlessly for the teen. news of her disapperance spread across social media reaching tens of thousands of people. thousands of police officers, the fbi and members of the virginia tech --- corps of cadets combed the area. investigators focused on a one mile radius around nicole's home. on friday...searcher s used a virginia tech drone with infrared technology hoping to find the 13 year old. throughout this week...her family has stood by with hopes that nicole would be found - safe. they say they never expected to see their loved one - go missing a nightmare. you see it all on tv and you think its never going to happen to you and then here where are. going through a position we've seen others go through, its shocking. i never thought we'd be going through this. we love you nicole, we miss you.we want you home once again a virginia tech
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connection to nicole's disappearance. 18 year old david eisenhauer has been charged with abduction. we will continue our coverage on this investigation this evening at six as police continue searching for more clues. you can also check our website wsls.com for updates. straight street ministries says it plans to have more events during the year in efforts to combat the issue of human trafficking. more than 100 people came together to raise awareness about human trafficking. the event happened at straight street ministries in roanoke. it included a short film and a parent - children discussion about the dangers of online predators. straight street wants to educate the public on trafficking and provide shelter for victims. the organization's director says human trafficking is not only a problem for young girls. deanna wallace from homeland security was the guest speaker at the event. new this morning .... a norfolk woman is dead after
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authorities say it happened saturday morning in the 79-hundred block of westcliff drive. police say the victim, 43-year old sonya hunter was found on the ground outside her home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. she was taken to sentara norfolk general hospital where she later died. her son is in police custody and is being charged with second degree murder and the use of a firearm by a felon. the incident remains under investigation. in what's news today .... carroll county hosts its special olympics basketball classic today in hillsville. it's happening at carroll county middle school. tip off is at two this afternoon. more than 400 community members are expected to attend the exciting event. and starting today... lane closures in botetourt county are scheduled on route-11. lanes off of interstate 81 at exit 150 will be closed for a pipe replacement. motorists should watch for
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v-dot says you should also expect delays while traveling through these areas. the lanes will re-open thursday, february fourth. storm team ten meteorologist jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to
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looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! . and we want to remind you of our continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the
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continues as we close out january today. with the help of our 10-cares food drive. wsls ten is teaming up with kroger to help fight hunger. each year, thousands of families in the area depend on food banks to feed their children. on thursday february fourth, you can donate to the ten cares food drive at several locations across the region. those areas include bonsack, cave spring corner, liberty fair mall in martinsville, blacksburg and lynchburg. head to our website at wsls dot-com for more information on how you can help fight hunger. if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend then there's plenty going on ... restaurant week is extended because of last weekend's snow storm. head to downtown roanoke for a selection of
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there are lunchtime deals starting at ten dollars with dinner options for twenty or thirty-five dollars. and you and your family can get in on some circus fun. head to the berglund center in roanoke for the shrine circus. enjoy acrobats flying through the sky, clowns and animals. the last round of shows is today.
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anyone coming to the city for all- things superbowl .... may find themselves working up an appetite ... and san francisco is prepared to feed the fans. vicki liviakis is here with a taste of what the public will be able to get.... at super bowl city. super bowl food reporter track pkg one's things for sure - nobody's going to go hungry at super bowl city. nats this is the line up for food at the fan village.
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taste of the bay to fans visiting superbowl city. from southern comfort kitchen with a san francisco touch. nats to mexican tid- bits from el pipila. nats and the san francisco classic - clam chowder from woodhouse fish company. nats you've got garlic fries. garden greens from graze. and let's not forget the gold and steak. nats and more meat provided by the nats
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not a bad team effort. nats superbowl city, that's right. jonathan kegges joins us with for a look at our forecast. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low
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monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday the hard wood... plus... some high school wrestling tournaments wrapped up last
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school wrestling action going on this weekend.. we'll start with the big orange classic in it's 40th year.. to glenver high
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-in the 106 class.. parry mccluer's jarrod clark hip-tosses grundy's brandon owens.. and pins him in 48 seconds. -to 113.. northside's josiah robinson ducks under trey boyd for 2 points.. later robinson puts boyd in a near- side cradle for 3.. robsinson wins 9-3. -and finally to the 120 weight class.. andy webb from grundy cradles staunton river's david fisher .. for the pin. the uva men;s basketball team has won 3- straight..ranke wrestling action going on this weekend.. we'll start with the big orange classic in it's 40th year.. to the highlander invitational at glenver high school.. -in the 106 class.. parry mccluer's jarrod clark hip-tosses grundy's
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seconds. -to 113.. northside's josiah robinson ducks under trey boyd for 2 points.. later robinson puts boyd in a near- side cradle for 3.. robsinson wins 9-3. -and finally to the 120 weight class.. andy webb from grundy cradles staunton river's david fisher .. for the pin. the uva men;s basketball team has won 3- straight..ranke d 11th in the country they were on the road against #16 louisville. wvu on the road at florida.. there's some pushing and shoving before the game even starts. -but it was the gators who did the talking on the court.. doran finney- smith on the drive and the one-handed jam!
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mountaineers get the steal. the bounce pass.. and finishing it off with the basket. -florida not going away though.. gators break the press and the alley- oop to finney- smith! the gators roll 88- 71 your final. after losing to two ranked teams in back to back games.. the hokies return to acc action tonight at pittsburgh. despite a 24 point loss to duke.. virginia tech has been competitive in every conference game... and hope to continue that trend. tipoff is today at 6:30. that wraps up your morning
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still to come in the second half hour of virginia today .... one former seminary student is being charged after police say he had the intent of having sex with a minor. what authorities are saying about the months-long investigation. did ya know? fresh step extreme lightweight litter isn't just light. it's also the best lightweight for eliminating odors. amazing, right? for superior odor elimination try fresh step extreme...
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the search is over for a blacksburg teen who went missing earlier this week. what police are saying about the 13-year old's death and the suspect they have in custody. plus ... two escaped prisoners are back in police custody. what's next for the maximum security prison where the men escaped from more than one week ago. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas. and i'm jonathan kegges. here's a live look at
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christiansburg. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the
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tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! this morning ... the investigation into 13-year old nicole lovell's death continues. police discovered lovell's remains saturday afternoon around four p-m on route-89 in surry county near the virginia and north carolina border. authorities say 18-year old david eisenahuer is being charged in connection to lovell's abduction and death. eisenhauer is a freshman at virginia tech. he is being held without bond at the montgomery county jail. we will continue our coverage on this investigation this evening at six
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you can also check our website wsls.com for updates. this morning ... an ohio man is facing charges after police say he traveled to have sex with a minor. authorities have arrested old joel wright. according to federal investigators, wright's arrest investigation. reports state the first-year seminary student engaged in frequent email messages, indicating his interest in sexually assaulting children between the ages of one and four. the last two escaped orange county inmates are now back in police custody after more than one week of searching. california authorities captured 37-year old hosseing nayeri and 20-year old jonthan tieu saturday after they were found in a stolen van. a woman called police after seeing a van matching the description of the vehicle that was reportedly stolen by the inmates.
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van, one prisoner fled while the other attempted to hide inside. meanwhile, sheriff sandra hutchens says there's an increase in security at the jail since the inmates' escape. certainly our focus was getting these individuals back into custody as quickly as possible, but now the focus shifts to continuing to look at where the system failed us... she says there will be more changes to come after the she says there will be more changes to come after the investigation. many celebrities are visiting flint michigan in efforts to see how they can get involved with the flint water crisis. rapper and actor snoop dogg is one of the many celebrities who is taking time to learn more about the city's problems. he says he is a busy man but says he is choosing to take some time out of his day to help the people of flint. snoop dogg says it's all about choices. another star also getting involved with donations in the flint community is jessie smollett ---
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"to see the people and to be with the people and to hear their stories first hand. snoop dogg and jussie say now jussie say now that they have city's problem, they plan on informing their other celebrity friends. local fraternity is working to help people in flint michigan during the water crisis. the gamma alpha chapter of omega psi phi fraternity inc and que house, a community based organization's, water drive is officially underway. the non-profit is collecting cases of bottled water to send to flint michigan. collection times will be tomorrow through friday from 10 am to one pm. the chapter says they feel it's their duty to help those in a time of crisis. fraternity member mike hamlar says they hope to be able to fill a semi- tractor trailer by friday february 26th. they are still looking for a means to transport the water, and monetary donations to the cause. some people are not happy
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the circus in town this weekend. this is the 58th year the shrine circus has come to the roanoke valley. those who attended today's event were greeted by protestors. demonstrators say they are taking a stand and want to raise awareness about what they call - the abuse of circus animals. tammy britt/protestor a lot of people don't realize the treatment they endure to do these tricks for our amusement. i think if they knew maybe they wouldn't go. the group says they are not against circus itself ... meaning high wires ... but oppose the use of animals. political coverage ... no matter your political affiliation, you may be able to agree on how interesting this year has been so far with presidential candidates leading up to tomorrow's iowa cacuses. wsls ten's chief national
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look at what's motivating voters and what has changed with the candidates. so here we are one day before the iowa caucuses. a billionaire tv reality star and a democrat socialist are lead contenders -- unthinkable a year ago. so how did we get to this moment? nats 'those were the days' the open to the 1970's hit show all in the family begins with archie and wife edith singing 'those were the days'... which harkens back to a better time, a perceived simpler time. nats trump speaking quick... republican donald trump has been dubbed the archie bunker billionaire. the reality tv star trump and the fictional tv character archie speak their minds political correctness be darn. the real life trump calling for muslim registries and to build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants. archie likely would have approved. among trump's supporters they say they've had enough of the lawyerly splitting of hairs of the last 8 years.
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tying trump to archie is a complement sots bytes from supporters you found the country is in a foul mood --angry according to one network poll... it extends elevated vermont senator bernie sanders to a top contender- targeting anger towards big banks and wall street. nats bernie sanders conventional wisdom this past wisdom this past year hasn't proven conventional or wise. the brother and son of presidents - jeb bush - has nats gun range santorum former pennsylvania rick santorum who narrowly won the 2012 iowa gop caucuses is in dead last this time. jim question about trump to omalley -- - nats former maryland governor martin o'malley -- who was a potential breakout star a year ago is as well dead last on the democratic side . sot anger byte "they can have their anger' stand up out0 to put it simply something's up in the electorate. archie won't have a vote tomorrow... but he very may well have a voice. nats: end
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then to track out i'm chief national correspondent jim osman in des moines iowa. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders' field office is now open right here in the star city. senator bernie sanders' campaign formally opened its office on franklin road. this is the second office to open in the commonwealth. virginia is one of the 11 super tuesday states voting on march 1, and the campaign wants to gain as many voters here as possible. sot: peter clerkin/virginia campaign director "we are going to be hosting phone banks here, canvases, basically it is a place where volunteers can come get some of the resources that they need. conduct a direct order of contact, a place for them to work out of as well whether it is calling voters are getting materials to go out and canvas door-to-door" so far there are around six- thousand volunteers for the campaign in the commonwealth. the office is looking for more in southwest virginia now to jonathan kegges with a
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the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures even with very good behind that system temperatures head back to the
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looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! . continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. it's been a great week here in southwest virginia ... here's a look back at some of this week's best moments. the alleghany county sheriff's department recognizes more than a dozen people who helped safely capture a double homicide suspect in november. sheriff kevin hall presented deputies, dispatchers, covington city and virginia state police officers with a special
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but the real recognition goes to kevin wolfe and his father .. who spotted the suspects and called 9-1-1. big brothers big sisters of southwest virginia celebrates its national mentoring month. earlier this week, ... our very own general manager garry kelly took part and was a big for the day. matthew got a behind the scenes tour of the newsroom and studio... and even got to test out the green screen and got a look inside our satelittle truck. hunger continues to be an issue across the commonwealth... and right here in southwest virginia. each year - thousands of families in our area rely on food banks to feed their children. to help prevent another family from going hungry, wsls 10 is once again teaming up with feeding america southwest virginia and kroger for the 10 cares food drive. feeding america stocks the shelves of more than 100 partner organizations throughout our region. wsls 10's rachel lucas went to the salem food pantry to see how big
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volunteer organizations have on our community. the lines are long.... and the number of those in need are plenty... 0:07:13;03 "times are hard." single mother brandy alley is one of the 53 hundred families that wait in line for a weeks worth of food to feed their children. 00:07:18:09 "without their services it would be really difficult for us to make it." trying to better her situation, she's working on a college degree...but she's had a hard time finding work in the meantime...mone y is tight, not only trying to provide for an 8-year-old...but also trying to stay healthy for her new baby. 07:38:00 13-18 "i just found out i'm expecting again so trying to take care of myself and an eight year old alone is really difficult." brandy's bag will include food for her, her 8-year- old...and even the baby when the time comes. the shelves are stocked with diapers and baby food. executive director more than thirty five percent of those the pantry serves are children. brandy is just one of the more
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here at the salem food pantry 00:12:36:17 1:01-1:17 "maybe they lost their job, they needed to get their car fixed and didn't have money for food. there is a lot of things that could get happen. you could get sick. just normal, everyday people who just fall on hard times." serving more than 450 families a month....executi ve director jenny mccormick says they can't do it alone. they rely on feeding america to help those families like brandy and her children. 13:55:24 "we want to make sure that every food order is complete. because of feeding america we can go and get food from them and that allows us to stretch our budget so we can make sure that everybody has enough." and no parent will ever have to return home to their children empty handed. in salem rachel lucas wsls10 our drive is this thursday february 4-th from 6 a-m to 7 p-m we'll be at the kroger in
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lynchburg... martinsville and blacksburg colleting food. still to come ... if you need some help convincing the star city... we may can help. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce takes us inside the pages of the issue can help in all
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the warmth continues as we close
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with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good
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behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! if you are interested in a few best kept secrets around southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for an inside look at the valley life magazine and what it has to offer. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce joins wsls 10 for an inside look at
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wsls 10 for an inside look at the valley life magazine. wsls 10 for an inside look at southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for an inside look at the valley life magazine and what it has to offer. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce joins wsls 10 for an inside look at
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southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for an inside look at the valley life magazine and what it has to offer. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce joins wsls 10 for an inside look at the valley life magazine. southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. the investigation into 13-year old nicole lovell's death continues. police discovered lovell's remains saturday afternoon around four p-m on route-89 in surry county near the virginia and north carolina boarder. 18-year old virginia tech freshman david eisenahuer is being charged in connection to lovell's abduction and death. he is being held without bond at the montgomery county jail. we will continue our coverage on
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as police continue searching for more clues. s. straight street ministries says it plans to have more events during the year in efforts to combat human trafficking. more than 100 people came together to raise awareness about human trafficking. the event happened at straight street ministries in roanoke. the organization's director says human trafficking is not only a problem for young girls. the gamma alpha chapter of omega psi phi fraternity inc and que house, a community based organization's, water drive is officially underway. the non-profit is collecting cases of bottled water to send to flint michigan. collection times will be tomorrow through friday from 10 am to one pm. fraternity member mike hamlar says they hope to be able to fill a semi- tractor trailer by friday february 26th. wsls ten is teaming up with feeding southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger. on thursday february fourth, you can donate to the ten cares food drive at several locations
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those areas include bonsack, cave spring corner, liberty fair mall in martinsville, blacksburg and lynchburg. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm just a few minutes with more news, traffic and
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"to pray for the family and also accept it as a challenge to do more and do whatever we could however we could do it to try to protect and guard our children safely," this morning on virginia today ... the search is over for 13-year old nicole lovell. how the community is coming together to remember her life. plus ... the man charged in connection with lovell's death and disappearance. what's next for authorities in the murder investigation. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas. and i'm jonathan kegges. here's a live look at interstate-81 in
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the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and
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wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to investigators will continue searching for more evidence today in the case of 13-year old police discovered her remains saturday after the for several days. as we've reported nicole was last seen at her home in blacksburg between midnight and seven a-m wednesday. since then...officers from seven agencies ...including the f- b-i..focused on a one mile radius around nicole's home. in saturday's news conference ...authorities delivered the news no one wanted to hear. they say they found the teen's body in surry county north carolina....near the state's blacksburg police chief anthony wilson says those o'clock on saturday afternoon near route 89. 18-year old david eisenhauer, a freshman at virginia tech, is in police custody in connection to
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eisenhauer is now charged with felony abduction and first degree murder. he is currently being held in the montgomery county jail without bond. wilson says eisenhauer's arrest has led them to several more clues. chief anthony wilson, blacksburg police: 00:27:19 "this investigation is far from over, as we continue to conduct multiple interviews. we're processing additional evidence related to this crime. the focus of this investigation is to now reconstruct the timeline leading up to nicole's tragic death." police say at this time, eisenhauer has not confessed to the crime. lovell's remains are being transported to the medical examiner in roanoke. news of her death and eisenhaurs arrest sent shockwaves through the community. blacksburg mayor ron rordam is speaking out. in a statement he says quote "as a parent, i know this is an unbearable loss for the lovell family. and as the mayor, while i know that blacksburg is a safe community, on occasion the town and the virginia tech
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inexplicable tragedies such as this." rordam went on to thank all law enforcement involved in the investigation and extend his condolences to the family of nicole lovell. dozens gather to show support to the family and friends of nicole lovell. "justice for children without voices" held a prayer vigil for the 13-year old. the community initially came together with hopes of lovell returning home safely, but that changed. wsls ten duke carter has the story. about 75 people came here the to lantern ridge neighborhood to offer support for nicole lovell's family pastor mike honaker of river of life church in dublin spoke words of encouragement during tonights vigil. especially now that the goal is to make sure the family can get some sense of peace during this tragic time. "to pray for the family and also accept it as a challenge to do more and do whatever we could however we could do it to
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children safely," "now supporters are sending their condolences to the family, in blacksburg dc wsls ten," the search is now over this morning for nicole. rescue crews and loved ones searched each day since the 13- year old went missing earlier this week. here's a look back at how the investigation first started. police say lovell was last seen around midnight tuesday at her family's apartment. her mother believes she disappeared wednesday morning. family members say she's in danger because she has to take medication twice a day after having a liver transplant. with that in mind...law enforcement agencies along with organizations like help save the next girl spent much of this week searching endlessly for the teen. news of her disapperance spread across social media reaching tens of thousands of people.
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the fbi and members of the virginia tech --- corps of cadets combed the area. investigators focused on a one mile radius around nicole's home. on friday...searcher s used a virginia tech drone with infrared technology hoping to find the 13 year old. throughout this week...her family has stood by with hopes that nicole would be found - safe. they say they never expected to see their loved one - go missing a nightmare. you see it all on tv and you think its never going to happen to you and then here where are. going through a position we've seen others go through, its shocking. i never thought we'd be going through this. we love you nicole, we miss you.we want you home once again a virginia tech student has been arrested in connection to nicole's disappearance. 18 year old david eisenhauer has been charged with abduction. we will continue our coverage on this investigation this evening at six as police continue searching for more clues. you can also check our website
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straight street ministries says it plans to have more events during the year in efforts to combat the issue of human trafficking. more than 100 people came together to raise awareness about human trafficking. the event happened at straight street ministries in roanoke. it included a short film and a parent - children discussion about the dangers of online predators. straight street wants to educate the public on trafficking and provide shelter for victims. the organization's director says human trafficking is not only a problem for young girls. deanna wallace from homeland security was the guest speaker at the event. a norfolk woman is dead after being shot by her son. authorities say it happened 79-hundred block of westcliff drive. police say the victim, 43-year old sonya hunter was found on the ground outside her home wounds. she was taken to sentara norfolk general hospital where she later
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her son is in police custody and is being charged with second degree murder and the use of a firearm by a felon. the incident remains under investigation. in what's news today .... carroll county hosts its special olympics basketball classic today in hillsville. it's happening at carroll county middle school. tip off is at two this afternoon. more than 400 community members are expected to attend the exciting event. and starting today... lane closures in botetourt county are route-11. lanes off of interstate 81 at pipe replacement. motorists should watch for signs and changing patterns. v-dot says you should also expect delays while traveling through these areas. the lanes will re-open thursday, february fourth. storm team ten meteorologist jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. the warmth continues as we close out january today.
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the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! . and we want to remind you of our continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will
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today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first our 10-cares food drive. wsls
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feeding southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger. each year, thousands of families in the area depend on food banks to feed their children. on thursday february fourth, you can donate to the ten cares food drive at several locations across the region. those areas include bonsack, cave spring corner, liberty fair mall in martinsville, blacksburg and lynchburg. head to our website at wsls dot-com for more information on how you can help fight hunger. if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend then there's plenty going on ... restaurant week is extended because of last weekend's snow storm. head to downtown roanoke for a selection of different tastes. there are lunchtime deals starting at ten dollars with dinner options for twenty or thirty-five dollars. and you and your family can get in on some circus fun. head to the berglund center in roanoke for the shrine circus. enjoy acrobats flying through the sky, clowns and animals. the last round of shows is
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here's a live look at roanoke for our skycam. now to a wsls ten consumer watch ... anyone coming to the city for all- things superbowl .... may find themselves working up an appetite ... and san francisco is prepared to feed the fans. vicki liviakis is here with a taste of what the public will be able to get.... at super bowl city. super bowl food reporter track pkg one's things for sure - nobody's going to go hungry at super bowl city. nats this is the line up for food at the fan village. bay area chefs - bringing a taste of the bay to fans visiting superbowl city. from southern comfort kitchen with a san francisco touch. nats to mexican tid- bits from el pipila. nats
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clam chowder from woodhouse fish company. nats you've got garlic fries. garden greens from graze. and let's not forget the gold rush burger from bourbon and steak. nats and more meat provided by the whole beast. nats washed down by sonoma wines. not a bad team effort. nats superbowl city, that's right. one's things for sure - nobody's going to go hungry at super bowl city. nats this is the line up for food at the fan village. bay area chefs - bringing a taste
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from southern comfort kitchen with a san francisco touch. nats to mexican tid- bits from el nats joins us with for a look at our forecast. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the
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the "wedge" sets in on tuesday upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good plus... some high school wrestling tournaments wrapped up last night.. that and more.. is next
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good morning.. there were lots of area high school wrestling action going on this weekend.. we'll start with the big orange classic in it's 40th year.. to the highlander invitational at glenver high school.. -in the 106 class.. parry mccluer's jarrod clark hip-tosses grundy's brandon owens.. and pins him in 48 wrestling action going on this weekend.. we'll start with the big orange classic in it's 40th year.. to the highlander invitational at glenver high school.. -in the 106 class.. parry mccluer's jarrod clark hip-tosses grundy's brandon owens.. and pins him in 48 seconds. -to 113.. northside's josiah robinson ducks under trey
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robinson puts boyd in a near- side cradle for 3.. robsinson wins 9-3. -and finally to the 120 weight class.. andy webb from grundy cradles staunton river's david fisher .. for the pin. the uva men;s basketball team has won 3- straight..ranke d 11th in the country they were on the road against #16 louisville. wvu on the road at florida.. there's some pushing and shoving before the game even starts. -but it was the gators who did the talking on the court.. doran finney- smith on the drive
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-we'll see a glimpse of "press virginia" here.. the mountaineers get the steal. the bounce pass.. and finishing it off with the basket. -florida not going away though.. gators break the press and the alley- oop to finney- smith! the gators roll 88- 71 your final. after losing to two ranked teams in back to back games.. the hokies return to acc action tonight at pittsburgh. despite a 24 point loss to duke.. virginia tech has been competitive in every conference game... and hope to continue that trend. tipoff is today at 6:30. that wraps up your morning
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still to come in the second half hour of virginia today .... one former seminary student is being charged after police say with a minor. what authorities are saying about
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the search is over for a blacksburg teen who went missing earlier this week. what police are saying about the 13-year old's death and the suspect they have in custody. plus ... two escaped prisoners are back in police custody. what's next for the maximum security prison where the men
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good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas. and i'm jonathan kegges. here's a live look at interstate 5-81 in roanoke. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s.
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tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and this morning ... the investigation into 13-year old nicole lovell's death continues. police discovered lovell's remains saturday afternoon around four p-m on route-89 in surry county near the virginia and north carolina border. authorities say 18-year old david eisenahuer is being charged in connection to lovell's abduction and death. eisenhauer is a freshman at virginia tech. he is being held without bond at the montgomery county jail. we will continue our coverage on this investigation this evening at six as police continue searching for more clues. you can also check our website wsls.com for updates. turning to national headlines this morning ... an ohio man is facing charges after police say he traveled to california with the intent to have sex with a minor.
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23-year old joel wright. according to federal investigators, wright's arrest comes after a months long investigation. reports state the first-year seminary student engaged in frequent email messages, indicating his interest in sexually assaulting children between the ages of one and four. the last two escaped orange county inmates are now back in police custody after more than one week of searching. california authorities captured 37-year old hosseing nayeri and 20-year old jonthan tieu saturday after they were found in a stolen van. a woman called police after seeing a van matching the description of the vehicle that was reportedly stolen by the inmates. when police approached the van, one prisoner fled while the other attempted to hide inside. meanwhile, sheriff sandra hutchens says there's an increase in security at the jail since the inmates' escape. certainly our focus was getting these individuals back into custody as quickly as
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shifts to continuing to look at where the system failed us... she says there will be more changes to come after the investigation. many celebrities are visiting flint michigan in efforts to see how they can get involved with the flint water crisis. rapper and actor snoop dogg is one of the many celebrities who is taking time to learn more about the city's problems. he says he is a busy man but says he is choosing to take some time out of his day to help the people of flint. snoop dogg says it's all about choices. another star also getting involved with donations in the smollett --- star of the hit show "empire." "to see the people and to be with the people and to hear their stories first hand. snoop dogg and jussie say now that they have more information about the city's problem, they
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celebrity friends. back here in the star city, a local fraternity is working to help people in flint michigan during the water crisis. the gamma alpha chapter of omega psi phi fraternity inc and que house, a community based organization's, water drive is officially underway. the non-profit is collecting cases of bottled water to send to flint michigan. collection times will be tomorrow through friday from 10 am to one pm. the chapter says they feel it's their duty to help those in a time of crisis. fraternity member mike hamlar says they hope to be able to fill a semi- tractor trailer by friday february 26th. they are still looking for a means to transport the water, and monetary donations to the cause. some people are not happy about the circus in town this weekend. this is the 58th year the shrine circus has come to the roanoke valley. those who attended today's event were greeted by protestors. demonstrators say they are taking a stand and want to raise awareness about what they call -
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a lot of people don't realize the treatment they endure to do these tricks for our amusement. i think if they knew maybe they wouldn't go. the group says they are not against circus itself ... meaning the acts such as juggling and high wires ... but oppose the use of animals. turning now to wsls ten political coverage ... no matter your political affiliation, you may be able to agree on how interesting this year has been so far with presidential candidates leading up to tomorrow's iowa cacus. wsls ten's chief national correspondent jim osman gives a look at what's motivating voters and what has changed with the candidates. so here we are one day before the iowa caucuses. a billionaire tv reality star and a democrat socialist are lead contenders -- unthinkable a year ago. so how did we get to this moment? nats
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all in the family begins with archie and wife edith singing 'those were the days'... which harkens back to a better time, a perceived simpler time. nats trump speaking quick... republican donald trump has been dubbed the archie tv star character archie speak their minds political correctness be darn. the real life trump calling for muslim registries and to build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants. archie likely would have approved. among trump's supporters they say they've had enough of the lawyerly splitting of hairs of the last 8 years. for them tying trump to archie is a complement sots bytes from supporters you found the country is in a foul mood --angry according to one network poll... it extends to the democrats who have
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senator bernie sanders to a top contender- targeting anger towards big banks and wall street. nats bernie sanders conventional wisdom this past year hasn't proven conventional or wise. the brother and son of presidents - jeb bush - has floundered. nats gun range santorum former pennsylvania rick santorum who narrowly won the 2012 iowa gop caucuses is in dead last this time. jim question about trump to omalley -- - nats former maryland governor martin o'malley -- who was a potential breakout star a year ago is as well dead last anger byte "they can have their anger' stand up out0 to put it simply something's up in the electorate. archie won't ve a te tomorrow... but hery may wella a voice. ts: end 'those werehdsen to track out i'm chief national correspondent jim osman in des moines iowa.democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders' field in the star city. senator bernie sanders' campaign franklin road. this is the second office to open in the commonwealth. virginia is one of the 11 super
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1, and the campaign wants to gain as many voters here as possible. sot: peter clerkin/virginia campaign director "we are going to be hosting phone banks here, canvases, basically it is a place where volunteers can come get some of the resources that they need. conduct a direct order of contact, a place for them to work out of as well whether it is calling voters are getting materials to go out and canvas door-to-door" so far there are around six- thousand volunteers for the campaign in the commonwealth. the office is looking for more in southwest virginia now to jonathan kegges with a look at our forecast. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today: mostly sunny and warm
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clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good rain chances crossing the area. behind that system temperatures head back to the 40s. a blast of arctic air looms for the end of the first week of february. enjoy the warmth while we have it! . continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of
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will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with 40s. southwest virginia ... here's a best moments. the alleghany county sheriff's department recognizes more than a dozen people who helped safely capture a double homicide suspect in november. sheriff kevin hall presented deputies, dispatchers, covington city and virginia state police officers with a special award. but the real recognition goes to kevin wolfe and his father .. who spotted the suspects and called 9-1-1. big brothers big sisters of southwest virginia celebrates its national mentoring month. earlier this week, ... our very own general manager garry kelly took part and was a big for the day. matthew got a behind the scenes tour of the newsroom and
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the green screen and got a look inside our satelittle truck. hunger continues to be an issue across the commonwealth... and right here in southwest virginia. each year - thousands of families in our area rely on food banks to feed their children. to help prevent another family from going hungry, wsls 10 is once again teaming up with feeding america southwest virginia and kroger for the 10 cares food drive. feeding america stocks the shelves of more than 100 partner organizations throughout our region. wsls 10's rachel lucas went to the salem food pantry to see how big of an impact these volunteer organizations have on our community. the lines are long.... and the number of those in need are plenty... 0:07:13;03 "times are hard." single mother brandy alley is one of the 53 hundred families that wait in line for a weeks worth of food to feed their children. 00:07:18:09 "without their services it would be really difficult for us to make it."
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she's working on a college degree...but she's had a hard time finding work in the meantime...mone y is tight, not only trying to provide for an 8-year-old...but also trying to stay healthy for her new baby. 07:38:00 13-18 "i just found out i'm expecting again so trying to take care of myself and an eight year old alone is really difficult." brandy's bag will include food for her, her 8-year- old...and even the baby when the time comes. the shelves are stocked with diapers and baby food. executive director more than thirty five percent of those the pantry serves are children. brandy is just one of the more than 14 thousand stories workers here at the salem food pantry encounter each year. 00:12:36:17 1:01-1:17 "maybe they lost their job, maybe their car broke down and they needed to get their car fixed and didn't have money for food. there is a lot of things that could get happen. you could get sick. just normal, everyday people who just fall on hard times."
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a month....executi ve director jenny mccormick says they can't do it alone. they rely on feeding america to help those families like brandy and her children. 13:55:24 "we want to make sure that every food order is complete. because of feeding america we can go and get food from them and that allows us to stretch our budget so we can make sure that everybody has enough." and no parent will ever have to return home to their children empty handed. in salem rachel lucas wsls10 our drive is this thursday february 4-th from 6 a-m to 7 p-m we'll be at the kroger in bonsack... cave spring... lynchburg... martinsville and blacksburg colleting food. still to come ... if you need some help convincing your children to move back to the star city... we may can help. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce takes us inside the pages of the valley life magazine. how this issue can help in all areas from education to health
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the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the 60 degree threshold. today:
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tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the the "wedge" sets in on to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday
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if you are interested in a few best kept secrets around southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for an inside look at the valley life magazine and what it has to offer. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce joins wsls 10 for an inside look at the valley life magazine. southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for an inside look at the valley life
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pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce joins wsls 10 for an inside look at the valley life magazine. wsls 10 for an inside look at the valley life magazine. stay with us ... 5 things you southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for life magazine and what it has to
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pennie henderson from the southwest virginia or need help convincing your children to move back ... this magazine may help. pennie henderson joins our very own jenna zibton for an inside look at the valley life magazine and what it has to offer. pennie henderson from the chamber of commerce joins wsls 10 for an inside look at the valley life magazine.
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here's a live look from the roanoke- blacksburg regional airport sky cam. you need to know" before you head out the door this morning. the investigation into 13-year old nicole lovell's death continues. police discovered lovell's remains saturday afternoon around four p-m on route-89 in surry county near the virginia and north carolina boarder. 18-year old virginia tech freshman david eisenahuer is being charged in connection to lovell's abduction and death. he is being held without bond at the montgomery county jail. we will continue our coverage on this investigation this evening at six as police continue searching for more clues. s. straight street ministries says it plans to have more events during the year in efforts to combat human trafficking. more than 100 people came about happened at roanoke.
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human trafficking is not only a problem for young girls. the gamma alpha chapter of omega psi phi fraternity inc and que house, a community based organization's, water drive is officially underway. the non-profit is collecting cases of bottled water to send to flint michigan. collection times will be tomorrow through friday from 10 am to one pm. fraternity member mike hamlar says they hope to be able to fill a semi- tractor trailer by friday february 26th. wsls ten is teaming up with feeding southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger. on thursday february fourth, you can donate to the ten cares food drive at several locations across the region. those areas include bonsack, cave spring corner, liberty fair mall in martinsville, blacksburg and lynchburg. the warmth continues as we close out january today. with the help of sunshine for the first half of our sunday temperatures will flirt with the
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today: mostly sunny and warm with highs around 60. tonight: increasing clouds with lows in the low 40s. monday: chance for afternoon showers. warm with highs in the low to mid 60s. the "wedge" sets in on tuesday taking temperatures back to the upper 40s and lower 50s, but temperatures around 60 return on wednesday even with very good virginia today.
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good morning. down to the wire. just one day now to go until the iowa caucuses. the candidates making their final pitches in the hawkeye state as a new poll shows donald trump surging past ted cruz and hillary clinton holding on to a sanders. we're live in iowa. back behind bars. a day after an escaped inmate turns himself in, his two accomplices are caught in a dramatic takedown, ending a week-long manhunt in california. >> it was clear to us that these people were armed and dangerous. >> this morning, the big tip that led to their capture. the award goes to diversity. a huge night at the screen actors guild awards, the wins
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