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don: good morning to you. as you head out the door we have got dry conditions and mild temps. running in the 40's. 47 by 7:00 and 50's by 9:00. in the 60's this afternoon. great day shaping up. looking at temperatures 49 roxboro, 50 chapel hill. 46 smithfield. 50 fayetteville and 49 goldsboro. we look at the day ahead temperatures now near 50. by lunchtime mid 60's. should be a good day it take lunch outside if you can. in the afternoon paupbl and 68 degrees. we will talk more about the weather and now we talk traffic with amber rupinta. amber: good monday morning to you. starting nice and quiet. no problems, weather not a factor in the monday morning commute to slow down. this is the road weather index and it is coming back clear. no fog or precipitation.
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within lane closed due to bridge maintenance on 360. that is it. here is how the durham freeway and alston avenue s. nice start. volume light. accident free and we will keep you posted as it gets busier. john: an overnight crash in raleigh closes part of a package road. this was around 2:00 a.m. on north new hope road and daly road. the driver last control and hit a power pole knocking down lines on the road. the car then went in an em embankment and through a fence yard. the northbound lanes were closed several hours while crews made repairs. the cause is under investigation. barbara: one person is taken to the hospital after a fire in raleigh. this was about 8:00 last night on north carver road. four were displaced. one suffered smoke inhalation.
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student being detained in north korea is apologizing for trying to steal a political banner. >> i ask the government of north korea for your forgiveness. please. i made the worst mistake of my life. john: he is in tears as he offers his apology. north korean officials say the university of virginia undergrad asked to make the public apology but it is unclear if he was acting on his own accord or was forced. this is the first time the world hats -- has seen him since his arrest in january. barbara: more than 160 paratroopers for the 82nd airborne will return home after a 19month deployment. we plan to be there and bring you the happy reunion. wake county believe school
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the stats techniques on academic achievement. dropout and student suspension. specifically the forum will focus on how to eliminate deters days between students. it is southeast raleigh high school 6:0. john: the parties are probably still going on in hollywood. the oscars wrapping up after midnight. barbara: this year a lot of focus was on the lack of
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it was barbara:ufd with their names. we will have more on fashion later. john: the all important fashion. 5:35 and 49 degrees. the race for the white house continues to ramp up. barbara: the latest candidates open a campaign ophthalmologist here. eurpbgs what front runners are doing ahead of super tuesday. don: we have a gorgeous day shaping up. lots of sunshine and well above
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up are 40's and i think we should've taken a left at the river. tarzan know where tarzan go! tarzan does not know where tarzan go. hey, excuse me, do you know where the waterfall is? waterfall? no, me tarzan, king of jungle. why don't you want to just ask somebody? if you're a couple, you fight over directions. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. oh ohhhhh it's what you do.
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don: welcome back. taking a look out the weather window this morning, you will see lots of sunshine and mild temperatures running in the 40's 40's. by lunchtime 65 degrees. current numbers from across the region 49 now in roxboro, 50 hellsboro. 49 henderson, 49 rocky mount, 48 joined raleigh and 49 cary. 50 sanford, 51 pinehurst, 50 fayetteville. hope mills 46 and 47 clinton. looking at the day ahead mainly clear and 49 now. lunchtime a few high clouds and mostly sunny. 65. through the late day 67 degrees under mostly sunny skies. lots of shown today and tomorrow but we see rain working in tomorrow night. we will talk about that and seven-day forecast coming up in a bit. >> we are in north carolina and
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north carolina. barbara: the bernie sanders campaign is trying to regain momentum after a defeat to hillary clinton in the south carolina primary. the sanders camp opened in the triangle and off north church. as the campaign trails heats up offices are popping up. clinton has an office in raleigh and saturday an office opened for donald trump in fayetteville.
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closest competitors. barbara: it is 5:41 and 49 degrees. a virginia police officer killed on 400her pierce day on the job. john: how she is remembered and what is effect for the suspected gunman. barbara: a pastor shot in his own church.
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car slammed into a power pole knocking lines down. that car then went through a fence and into someone's back yard. two suspects arrested in a shooting on capital boulevard friday are due in court today. two people were wounded in what police call a robbery. carlos white and tie kwan tally are charged with robbery and one of the victims was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. big night at the oscars. leonardo dicaprio finally got his statue after multiple nominations over the years. spotlight won best picture and brie larson best actress. john: an army staff sergeant was arrested for the murder of a virginia police officer. ronald hamilton is accused of shooting ashley guindon and another person. this as they answered a call at his home saturday night. hundreds mourners remembered
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she was killed during her first day on the job. john: a small community in kansas remembers the victims of the shooting rampage at a lawn equipment factory. hundreds passed the gym to mourn them. four were killed including the more than a dozen others were hurt. police say the shooter cedric ford was upset about a restraining order from a former day. barbara: the suspect in the shooting of a pastor is expected it court. reverend william schooler was gunned down in his church sunday. the suspect is his younger brother who was arrested. facing murder. officials say the younger schooler has a history of violence. police say five ku klux klan members arrested following a brawl in anaheim have been released because evidence shows
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police say the clash erupted after they arrived at a park for a rally and it was started by a larger group of correspondent protesters. they stabbed three of the counterprotesters with a knives and a flag but police say they had a right to defend themselves. john: a missing nash county mom and girls are safe. heather lanfair and her girls sofia and riley are fine. they disappeared around 3:00 saturday. deputies believe they were heading to wal-mart in wilson. barbara: erin andrews is expected to take the stand today as her civil trial against a nashville hotel enters the second week. she and 50 other names are on the list for the defense. more than 40 had not testified the first four days. andrews is suggest nashville marriott and others for $75 million. she said their negligence let her stalker find her and film
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john: it appears peyton manning is closer to deciding whether he will retire. the broncos quarterback has reportedly been mulling the position since capturing his second super bowl title in a win over the carolina panthers. if he plans to play next season he must undergo a team fiscal by friday. barbara: if he did he would go out on a high note but i guess that is hard to let go. john: a lot of athletes can't seem to let it go. one more season. don: he was having trouble throwing the deep ball and that used to be a staple for him. i wouldn't be surprised if he retires. jie heard he can't feel his finger tips. don: the reason he was having a hard time throwing the deep ball reportedly he lost the touch because of feeling so he would heave it. still looks pretty good. barbara: you we're believe it.
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up feeling like springtime. we get cooler the tphebgsnext several days. we will go from the 40's at 8:00 this morning to lunchtime 65 degrees and hover near 70 throughout the afternoon under mostly sunny skies and thin high clouds. live look into joined raleigh and temperature right now 49. do you want is 33. 54% humidity. southwest wind 13. numbers from across the region live look in fayetteville under clear sky you are down to 51 in the all-american city. south wind three. 49 now in roxboro and 46 louisburg and roanoke rapids. 49 wilson. 50 chapel hill, 52 sanford and 50 fayetteville and 47 in clinton. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies and we will stay clear throughout the morning. there is a frontal boundary out west. all the rain will stay north. it is rain. there is no snow in the upstate new york area or pennsylvania.
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could drop a few clouds crosses. we won't see rain today. lunchtime first alert predictor forecast model clear, dry, not much to show you. 6:00. dry. as we go through tomorrow we will see clouds building in on tuesday an tomorrow night into wednesday we will see showers pass through. i think by wednesday morning. by wednesday afternoon we clear and more sunshine moves in. this weak front drops that you today and doesn't do much. no moisture to work through. tonight in tomorrow we see the next low from the west. ahead of it we will stay warmer. near 70. cooler air wednesday in thursday. today in raleigh mostly sunny, mild. by 9:0050's. by lunchtime mid 60's. good day it take lunch outside if you can. 678 at 2:00 phaufrpbl. that is above average. chapel hill going to 67 today. 68 wonderful, 70 smithfield feel 70 pinehurst, 71 fayetteville.
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71 goldsboro. south hill 63. 67 roanoke rapids. 64 roxboro and 67 wake forest. tonight the temperatures across the area back into the 40's for overnight lows. 43 raleigh. 42 durham. 30's roxboro. first alert seven-day forecast powered by accuweather showing temperatures staying near 70 tomorrow and lots of sunshine and clouds build in. showers tomorrow night into wednesday morning. maybe a rumble thunder. not in a risk for severe weather. wednesday partly sunny and 60. thursday sunshine, 53. friday could see showers and friday evening dry out in time for the weekend. today and tomorrow well above average. barbara: not complaining about that. john: thank you. amber: happy monday by the way and might not be complaining about the weather but it is monday. are moving a little slowly hopefully this will brighten your day. it is nice and quiet on the
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we have a couple of cameras at 5:51 fplt 5:51. 40 and aviation parkway got for a flight. no problems getting there. you can see it is nice and dry. good news in as we head into this workweek or school week or vacation week. murchison road into fort bragg and are move being along without problems. on the mapping system road weather index is nice and dry. no issues, no fog. just minor accident here on new hope at daly into north raleigh and then durham freeway northbound fine seven minutes 40 to 15 fplt. 540 westbound clear capital to u.s. 70 four minutes. john: 5:52 and raleigh getting the red carpet treatment. barbara: the oscar party that brought a touch of hollywood to
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>> after trying brookside chocolate, people talk about it online. love at first taste. i would liquefy it and bathe in it. curse you, brookside! your nefarious plans have succeeded. nefarious? are we still talking about chocolate? brookside.
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>> why this oscar? you know, it is the 88th academy awards. which means this whole in block nominee thing has happened at least 71 other times. reporter: there's a lot more to the oscars than winner. barbara: chris rock getting positive reviews for the dealing with the lack diversity feel the moment with the most buzz led gaga's emotional performance. barbara: she performed the oscar
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to you" surrounded by survivors of sexual assault. it was given a standing ovation. john: you didn't have to travel to hollywood to get the experience. you could dress,and wac the red carpet in raleigh. that red carpet led to a party here for the second year in a row rolled out the red catholic and invited folks to watch the glitz and glamour in a very, very big fashion that only happens -- rather, that is only i-max theatre can deliver. it doubled as more watched on the biggest screen in north carolina. >> i love the oscars. i watch them every year with my mom so it is a big deal with me. we are happy to show it on the biggest screen around. john: money raised will go to the program.
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folks are saying on social media about the oscars. amber: a lot of people sending out thoughts. when you are searching #oscars to find out what everyone is talking about it is dominated about i leonardo dicaprio. i clicked on a few. he won as you have been hearing and this is one finally no one deserves it more. so many are talking about lady go georgia's performance as you -- lady gaga and she sang a song about sexual assault victims. a lot of people said that gave them goes bumps. i have chills from the performance. that is this tweet. then this is fashion. this makes both of the hit. this is heidi klum and they are asking people to vote because it had so many different viewpoints. a lot of colored on many of the ladies and you can see a lot of vibrant color there. and look at michael strahan.
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not everybody in a black and white tux. he had this blue color and white and gray from ryan seacrest. we were also wonder inging were a lot of people talking about chris rock. people are talking about his performance but if you search #oscars you won't find out a lot about him but if you search hash tag oscars so white you will find some of his jokes. barbara: 5:57 and 49 degrees. a fayetteville crash in favorite
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john: with 20 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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john: three people linked to a shooting in raleigh expected in court today. why one of them has been charged. barbara: cold case murder that could heaoscars, a look at the big winners and on the red carpet. good morning, carolina, welcome on monday february 29. leap day and 6:00. 49 degrees, i'm john clark. barbara: i'm barbara gibbs. we will have more on the big stories but first it is time for weather and traffic. if you like yesterday, that is good. don: you will love today. the only problem today is folks have to go to work. but we have a great day shaping up. if you are one of those folks that has to work outside you have a good day. temperatures will jump today. 40's now and we will be in the 50's by 8:00.

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