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3 , smithfield. 36 in fayetteville. looking at your day ahead, 37, in the clear. mostly sunny skies. through the late day, temperatures in the mid 60's today. for today, the last morning where we'll see temperatures in the 30's. we're going to warm it up and 70's over the next couple of days. right now we talk traffic, and for that we get amber rupinta. amber: not a whole lot getting morning. we have very light volume still around the viewing area. overnight construction that was linked all should be picked up now that it is 6:00. we do have a little bit of fog coming back. you see the orange just to the east of rocky mount, i-95. as john said, you might see a little patchy fog or two this morning as you head out, so don't let that catch you by surprise. this is just overnight construction, actually ongoing construction. it's 40 both directions between
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the shoulder is closed due to the work zone. here's a peek on the durham freeway and looking very nice, no problems there. barbara: new this morning, one person is dead, two others injured in a work place shooting in sydney, australia. police say they found three brothers suffering gunshot wounds after responding to reports of a shooting at a sign making business this morning. a 43-year-old man died at the scene. two other men were taken to the hospital. witnesses say they heard a loud gunfire. after a six-hour standoff, the man was found dead. we are eight days away from the march 15 primary here in north carolina, and heavy hitters are headed here this week. john: donald trump and hillary clinton are paying stroists our state this week. but today it's hillary clinton's husband bill who's going to be stumping for her. the former president will be speaking at early voting events across the state, encouraging people to get out to the polls before early voting ends saturday. one of those stops is in
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bill clinton will be at the market hall at city market downtown. doors open at 9:15, and the event starts at 10:15. barbara: bernie sanders has picked up more delegates. sanders won the maine caucuses yesterday, getting his eighth win of the 19 contests already held in the nomination process. last night sanders and hillary clinton faced off in a heated debate ahead tomorrow's primary in michigan. clinton accused sanders of turning his back on the auto industry, while sanders said that clinton's friends on wall street destroyed the economy. much more on their debate coming up in our next half-hour. on the republican side, senator marquee roub yo picked up delegates in the puerto rico primary, making it his second win of the 2016 race. during the campaign rally yesterday, rubio rejected the idea that anti-trump republicans should rally around ted cruz. john: happening today, the ncaa march to the polls continues in durham. several march to the polls
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weekend, including in the triangle. today n.c. central university students will gather to make their way to the polls to take part in early voting. the marches yesterday also honored sunday, the infamous confrontation between protesters and police in alabama, which became a key moment in the civil rights movement, leading to passage of a voting rights act. barbara: the american flag is
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fo more than five decades of marriage. that love persisting in life and death. president reagan died in 2004. at his gravesite, this image was taken of mrs. reagan kissing the coffin. now she will be buried next to her beloved husband at the reagan presidential library. funeral details have not been released. john: much more on nancy reagan is online. political figures and beyond sharing their condolences and memories of her. today abc 11's mobile app to read their messages. happening now, raleigh police are looking for two men who tied up a teenage girl in a home invasion over the weekend. barbara: the girl's mother found her in a closet tied to a chair. this frightening incident happened at northeast raleigh on glade astor court. gloria has more on the story. gloria: good morning to you.
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sexual assault, but the girl's mother tells us she found her daughter without her clothes on. the teenager was able to text her for help. these horrifying text messages popped occupant phone of this more, who did not want to be identified. they were from heritage daughter, she read, i'm tied up in the closet, help, rape, robbers, hands tied, have gun. the girl's mother was taking her three younger children to the park yesterday, and she immediately raced back home. >> like people were outside. and i'm like, i don't know what i'm walking into. gloria: they said they saw the back door wide open like it was kicked in and found her daughter in a closet taped to a chair with no clothes. >> it was terrifying. i mean, they took her clothes.
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take anything, but she said it appears they went to their things, possibly before realizing anyone was home. and police still have not caught the suspects. they are giving us these descriptions looking for two white men in their early to mid 20's. one of them is tall with long curly hair with a gray shirt with a dr pepper logo on it. the other one is just described as being short. now, if you have any information, you are asked to contact the raleigh police department. live in raleigh, gloria rodriguez, abc 11 eyewitness news. barbara: thank you. happening today, the cumberland county teenager indicted for murdering his former girlfriend is due back in court. he's charged with first degree murder in the death of christine. the cumberland county teenager admitted to murdering her with the help of his friend. they dumped the teenage girl's body in the south river back in march of 2014. lock has already pleaded guilty
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accessory charge. john: hundreds of animals rescued from the deplorable conditions now looking for forever homes. barbara: coming up, when dip into the frigid lake michigan. we'll tell you what this is all about. good morning, don. don: good morning. as you head out the door, dry conditions across the region. doppler radar scanning the skies, not seeing any rainfall
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we will see rain don: welcome back. the morning drive in should be easy weatherwise. a little bit of patchy fog, and that sunshine will burn it off quickly. temps in the 30's, where we should be this time of year. by 10:00, we're up to 52 degrees. current numbers from across the region, 32 for you in roxboro and roanoke rapids. 36 in louisburg. 39 in hillsboro. 29 in sanford. 35, bloomington. 32, goldsboro. 36 in fayetteville. looking at your day ahead, mainly clear right now, 37.
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and through the late day, 64 degrees under mostly sunny skies. nice day shaping up today. we've got a better day tomorrow. wait till you see the seven-day. lots of nice days. the complete forecast coming up. john: thank you, don. hundreds of animals seize from the a county shelter are now ready for adoption. the aspca says more than 600 dogs and cats will be able to find new homes later this month. they were taken from the haven friends for life no-kill shelter back in january. the couple who ran it are charged with animal cruelty and possession of a controlled substance. they'll number court again next month. the aspca has scheduled an adoption event for the animals march 18 through 20 at the temporary shelter in sanford. barbara: time for the must-see individual though morning. we begin with this car ramming right into a gun store. this happening in petaluma, california. at least four suspects make their way to the doors, rush inside, and steal a number of
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off in a 1990's honda accord with a white driver's door. just last week, at least 10 robbers broke into a gun store in houston, making off with at of the reason why this event had a record turnout this year. and imagine driving in this. the higher elevations around lake tahoe in california covered in snow, making driving treacherous and slow going. this video shows the conditions on highway 50 as it rounds one of the mountains south of lake tahoe. the good news for those drivers, a snowplow ahead of them was clearing the road. john: that is some good news.
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an emergency at a duke energy nuclear plant. barbara: we'll tell you about
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also coming up, an update john: good monday morning to you. here's what's making headlines this morning. former president bill clinton will make a stop in raleigh today, speaking at an early voting event in city market. the doors open at 9:15 this morning, and the event begins at 10:15. hillary clinton will be in our state later this week, but her campaign hasn't released where she'll campaign. and donald trump will have a campaign stop in fayetteville on wednesday. governor has declared this severe weather preparedness week.
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kit and listen for weather alerts. schools and government buildings statewide will hold tornado drills on wednesday. and raleigh police are looking for two men wanted for a home invasion. the mother of a 17-year-old girl came home to find her tied up in a closet undressed. the girl was able to send her mother messages saying that the robbers had guns. barbara: extra security will be at a eastern north carolina high school today because of a threat made on instagram over the weekend. that threat targeted the high school near kingston. deputies are now investigating who's responsible for the account. john: one unit of a duke power plant in south carolina is shut down as a precaution after a transformer fire. the fire triggered an alert at a nuclear station yesterday. duke energy says the flames damaged a power line, shut down only the precaution they say the fire now under control. no one was hurt, and there were
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former president jimmy carter is winning his battle against cancer. carter announcing sunday that he doesn't need any more cancer treatments. that revelation coming during one of his sunday school lessons in georgia. doctors are going to continue watching his health to make sure the melanoma doesn't return. barbara: an el nino-fueled storm in california has turned deadly. a woman died and a man is in the hospital after they were sacramento. officials say the man ignored a road closure sign and tried to drive through. he was able to escape. she was not. a guy came, had to be called in to find the woman. there's no woman if the man will face any charges. the man credited with inventing email as we know it has passed away. his employer says that ray thomas passed away at the age of 74. he devised direct email messages in 1971 while he was working for technology firm in boston. now, that was a new idea back then, and not many people had access to computers.
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off until the explosion of p.c.'s and online services in the late 19 0's. he's also widely credited for making the app sign, you know the one that looks like the a, a part of every email address. what would we do without email these days? john: all right. barbara: wonderful invention, though. today is national cereal day. scombroip here are some fun facts about that popular food. the convention of breakfast was found on the fact that the american diet of the mid 1 hundred's was a poor one packed with protein and booze. at the time, cereal was considered a remedy filled of wonder food for the ailing masses. also back then, it wasn't as tasty as it is today. it was made of dense bran nuggets. the cereal so hard it had to be soaked overnight to make digestion not so taxing, and they say the taste was pretty bland as well. i've got a couple here.
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day. barbara: every day. what are you eating? john: island vanilla, and honey nut cheerios. barbara: seriously, he has his little bowl of cereal and his juice. a little bagel or something. john: yeah. barbara: what are you laughing at? john: what are you laughing at? don: i mean, john is so healthy. right now, my cereal this morning is crunch berries. [laughter] don: i mean, i just -- i'm like, i can have captain crunch, and i can -- barbara: yeah, we were never allowed to have that stuff when we were little, rice crispies. john: don setting the example once again, setting the bad example once again. barbara: shocker. [laughter] don: all right, let's tell you what's going on weatherwise. we'll talk about the next seven days, and today we are above average, so today is the coolest of the next seven. average high for this time of year, 61. we're going to go to 65. after today, the 70's return,
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and then falling back toward the 70 degree range by saturday. live look in raleigh, a little bit of patchy fog there. 37 right now, dew point to 34. that'sly of 89% humidity. south wind at 5 miles per hour. from there, a live look this morning in durham. you see the light out there, beautiful sunrise. southwest wind at 4. fayetteville, nice, sunny sky. looking down there too in cumberland county, 38. winds are calm. numbers from across the region, 32 in roxboro. 36 in chapel hill. 28 in sanford. 36, fayetteville. 31 in wilson. clear across the carolinas right now. other than that, a little bit of patchy fog. high pressure in place, fronting all that moisture up to the north and east. we're not going to see any rainfall today or tomorrow or through the rest of the workweek. just off and on clouds this. afternoon, a couple of clouds working through, and then they go away. by lunchtime tomorrow, sunny skies, not much to show you, a few more clouds drifting through tomorrow night into
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that big dome of high pressure just dominating our weather today, tonight and tomorrow. forecast looks like this for the rest of today in raleigh, you will see temperatures just climbing through the 40's. by lunchtime, 59 degrees, this afternoon, nothing but sunshine, 64 as we go into the afternoon hours. tonight under the clear skies, temperatures across the region fall back into the 40's. this morning, this is the last morning we'll in the 30's. 47 in fayetteville. fort bragg could see some patchy fog going through the overnight tonight. first alert seven-day forecast powered by accuweather. 74 tomorrow. mid 70's on wednesday. thursday, 77. friday, mostly cloudy, 74. saturday, for the st. patrick's day parade, dry in the morning. in the afternoon, it could get wet. we do see showers. remember, sunday, we spring forward. all right, let's head to new york city, check out what's going on.
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good morning, rob. rob: good morning, don. i heard you talking about st. pat ricks day, spring ahead, daylight-saving time. boy, winter is almost over. well, in california, wee got the winter-like weather in the form of sandrain snow. flooding across parts of the bay area there. we're going to have a live report there. this is all sliding down in southern california today. plus, an urgent search underway for the man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old girl in florida. surveillance cameras showing the teen's incredible escape and sprint to safety, the latest on that manhunt. and switching gears, animals are taking over times square. jack hannah joins us this morning with special guests, leopards, a kangaroo, plus one mystery animal. who knows what that's going to be. you'll want to tune in for for. could be a rat, could be a [laughter]
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when jack hannah is on. that's coming up in 45 minutes on "g.m.a." with rob. barbara: that's not a real thing, is it? john: the pizza rat went viral. barbara: oh, ok. amber: speaking of animals, i saw judge zoo taupe i can't" this weekend -- i saw "zootopia" this weekend, and it was so cute. my kids loved it. the storyline was good. barbara: the kardashians, so cute! amber: so cute, hey, mom. yeah, always go back to kardashian. let's show you how things look on the roads on this monday. it is 6:22. we have a little volume building, but overall, we're moving quite well on the roads this morning. that orange that you see to the east of i-95, that's a little fog. you might see a little patchy fog around the area this morning, but we are going to feel like spring this week. so happy about that. just a couple of issues, one of them is construction.
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st. al ban's drive. other than that, we do have that overnight construction that actually is probably going to be staying there for some time, because it's a shoulder closure here. 40 both directions. exit 293 between, excuse me, u.s. 64 and then exit 301, which is i-440e. the shoulder is closed both directions due to that construction zone, 40 basically through the 440e area. 40 at rock quarry. light volume, sun coming up, and dry conditions this morning. john, barbara? john: 6:23. bad news for mac fans this morning.
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tecfidera, and take another look at relapsing ms. barbara: welcome back at :26, 37 degrees. john: for the first time, apple users are being targeted bihacers using software known as ransom ware. barbara: here's this morning's tech news. >> a new warning for mac users. >> for the first time the apple computers are being targeted bihacers with ran sonware. it encrypts your files and asks to you pay ransom. john: a representative for apple says the company has already taken steps to protect customers. finder is testing out a new feature for those who love to play match maker. >> the new share button allows users to text their friends with a profile of someone they think they might like. and if their friend agrees, all they need to do is simply swipe yes. and panasonic has unveiled the
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induction oven. >> the device defines indouks grill, bake, toast, and reheat food. the company says the new oven can cook raw chicken and venl talibans in 20 minutes. if only i could figure out how to even cook. >> sounds like a bachelor. those are your tech bytes. have a great day. barbara: now 6:27, 37 degrees. north korea threatens the u.s. again. john: coming up, breaking news,
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do. >> the only station with three newsrooms. abc 11 eyewitness news continues. barbara: new this morning, fire forcing evacuations in morrisville, what investigators are saying about this overnight blaze. plus a teen tied up during a home invasion, police now searching for suspects. barbara: and road to the white house running right through north carolina. the big names making stops in our area this week. good morning, carolina. welcome on this monday, march 7. it is 37 degrees right now at 6:30. john: thank you for joining us. time for weather and traffic together on this monday morning. meteorologist don schwenneker talking about spring-like temperatures. don: good morning to you. as you head out the door, we're starting to feel like spring today. tomorrow, it's here. let's show you the numbers. right now, 30's. by 10:00, 50's. by lunchtime, 60's with lots of
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current numbers from across the region, 28 in sanford. 32 for you in roxboro. 36 in chapel hill. 32, smithfield. 36, fayetteville. 32 in goldsboro. and clear. by lunchtime, partly to mostly sunny skies, 59 degrees. through the late day, 65 degrees under mostly sunny skies. lots of sunshine today, and sun really warming things up over the next couple of days. just a moment. we'll talk weather and traffic together this morning, for that we go to amber rupinta. amber: good monday morning to you. this morning we are seeing a little bit of volume building, a couple of minor issues. major interstates still in pretty decent shape. you can see the triangle, those are the issues. the orange to the east of rocky mount and i-95, that's a little bit of fog coming back. but what is missing this morning, precipitation. we aren't seeing any rain falling, so homely you'll have a nice, easy monday. into holly springs, there's an
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secondary roadway in holly springs. this one also in raleigh at green lawn drive, but your main interstates like this, 540 and u.s. 70, look at that, nice sunrise coming up we're looking pretty nice. 40 westbound, just another spot where they're doing a little brake tapping at this hour. john, we'll check your drive times in just a few. john: new this morning, fire forcing people out of their homes in wake county. eyewitness video showing heavy smoke pouring from a town home in morrisville. the fire started just after 11:00 in a section of town homes behind the market on morrisville carpenter road. one home was destroyed, five others had to be evacuated. no one was hurt. the home where the fire started was unoccupied. the cause of the fire is now barbara: a crime alert in raleigh this morning. police are looking for two men who tied up a teenager during a home invasion. police say they responded to a call for help just before 3:30 sunday afternoon at this home on glade astor court.
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broke into the back door, tied up her 17-year-old daughter with duct tape. that girl was able to call a friend for help. and police say they don't believe there's a threat to others in this neighborhood. the race for the white house is heating up. north carolina's primary is a week from tomorrow, and some people are already casting their ballots during the early voting period. john: that has the presidential candidates putting more focus on our state. two of those candidates will be making stops in our state this week. anthony wilson is live in downtown raleigh and has more. good morning, anthony. anthony: good morning, john. we're talking about the front-runners for both parties trying to make connections with voters in north carolina. first up, the clinton campaign. we're not talking about hillary clinton not just yet, but -- former president bill clinton number raleigh this morning for the first in a series of early voting events planned across the state. clinton will be at city market speaking on behalf of hillary clinton.
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thursday, but no word yet on when she will appear. we do know that donald trump has a wednesday campaign stop confirmed in fayetteville, where he will speak at a rally inside the crown coliseum. that starts at 7:00. tickets are limited at 7:00 p.m. we're told that entry for that is on a first come, first serve basis with the doors in fayetteville opening at 5:00 p.m. this morning, the appearance by ex-president bill clinton begins at 10:15, but the doors here will open one hour earlier. we're talking about the market hall specifically inside this building. we will show you how it goes here as we bring you updates on twitter here at abc 11 mobile app, abc11.com, and a complete report later in our newscast. live in raleigh, anthony wilson, abc 11 eyewitness news. john: democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders cutting into hillary clinton's
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sanders, the winner of sunday's democratic presidential caucuses in maine, his eighth win in the nomination process. the tight race led to fireworks last night. mr. sanders: excuse me, i'm talking. mrs. clinton: if you're going to talk, tell the whole story, senator sanders. john: two candidates squaring off in flint, michigan, last hillary clinton currently leading in the polls there. barbara: marco rubio won the only republican presidential contest held sunday in puerto rico. he collects all 23 delegates from that u.s. territory. it was his second win of the primary season, but he trails far behind the front-runner, donald trump.
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at half-staff at the u.s. capitol in remembrance of former first lady, nancy reagan. she died at her home in los angeles yesterday. she was 94. president obama and first lady michelle obama say mrs. reagan redefined the first lady's role during her time in the white house. and we have a whole section of our website devoted to former first lady nancy reagan right now on abc11.com. photos of the reagans before and after their time in the white house, more on the lasting legacy she leaves behind, plus reaction to her passing. john: 6:36 and 37 degrees. it's been a week since that raleigh. barbara: coming up, actions members of the community are now taking to start the healing process. john: plus a warm-up is on the way. don: good morning to you, john, good morning to you as you head out the door this morning. we've got dry conditions right now.
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30's. john: welcome back. let's talk bus stop forecast as the kids head out the door this morning. don: they will need jackets going to school. they won't use them coming home. temps get up around 70 today. but clear this morning, maybe a little bit of patchy fog in spots. 32 in roxboro. 36 in raleigh and louisburg. 31 in rocky mount. 38 right now in cary. 29, sanford. 34 as you go out the door. 36, clinton. goldsboro, below freezing down to 31 degrees. a little bit of patchy fog downtown, but otherwise mostly sunny skies. by lunchtime, 59 degrees. sunshine. we'll see high clouds work through this afternoon, temps go to 60's. we'll talk more about the sunshine today and the warmer temperatures coming in. your complete seven-day
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barbara: the warmer temperatures expected are a sign that spring is on the way, and the governor wants to you prepare for another sign of spring -- severe weather. the governor has declared this severe weather prosecutedness week, urging everyone to put together an emergency supply kit and then listen for weather alerts. schools and government buildings statewide will hold tornado drills on wednesday. john: raleigh mayor nancy mcfarland is set to give us an update on where the city stands and a glimpse into the future where she delivers her state of the city address today. the public is invited to attend at 12:30 at the raleigh convention center. eyewitness news is keeping you connected to big stories online. barbara: good morning. amber: good morning to of you. this is an interesting story trending this morning. dyslexia is trending because there's a new website that was created by a man by the name of victor. he is attempting to let people -- to re-create what it's like to live with dyslexia, so it's probably hard to see here on
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this out for you. but basically everything is jumbled, looks like the letters are jumping across the paper. what people are saying is this is a very severe case of it, but nonetheless, it's definitely raising awareness and getting people talking about that on this monday. also, some interesting pictures, a rare bloom is going on right now. and there are some amazing pictures coming out of this area here after they had some rainfall coming in in the last couple of months. there are these amazing flowers that are blooming there. so we'll also send those pictures out. it's actually quite a beautiful scene. and this is a funny headline here. remember when your parents said be nice to your siblings? how about this? one man wins $291 million in the florida lottery, his brother wins seven bucks. he was visiting from pennsylvania. he's actually a judge, a pennsylvania judge, visiting florida, and he bought this ticket. hopefully he'll be sharing that big jackpot with his brother. back to you guys.
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same day. crazy different amounts. that's pretty funny. john: thanksgiving is going to be fun. barbara: a dire warning from north korea made it to the u.s. john: coming up, what the u.s. is doing that has north korea's
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action. barbara: back now following breaking news out of north north korea warning it will make a preemptive and offensive nuclear strike in response to joint u.s.-south korea military morning.
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a "invasion rehearsal," and now threatening strikes on washington, d.c., and seoul. this year's war games will be the largest ever staged involving 300,000 south korean military personnel and 17,000 from the united states. there is also considerable debate about whether north korea is even capable of the kind of strikes it threatens. many experts say its arsenal may consist only of nuclear bombs. there will be much more on this gomgomgom. barbara: police say a truck detonated in two shiite holy cities. the blast killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 100. most of the dead are civilians. john: today marks one week since a shooting that divided a community in raleigh. akiel denkins was shot and killed by a raleigh police officer who was serving a felony warrant. police say denkins had a gun. the incident is under
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one week later, members of the southeast raleigh community time to heal. on sunday, more than 50 members of the christ the king church staged a prayer walk through denkins' neighborhood. they ended their walk near the streetside memorial set up for the 24-year-old. the group says the city has been broken and it's time to fix it. >> we feel like the city needs to be healed as a whole, and that the community needs to be healed as a whole, that we can't think in terms of us-them, that these are our neighbors and our families. >> it's one thing to say you're thinking about people and to say you're praying for people, but there's nothing like seeing it is action. john: parishioners prayed for improved relations and an end to the high crime rate in this southeast neighborhood. barbara: a small town in massachusetts saying goodbye to her first day on the job. ashley guindon was shot and killed responding to a domestic violence call in northern virginia last weekend. she was sworn in as a police
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she died. her body was flown to her childhood home in massachusetts. the funeral is planned for today. john: former wrestler hulk hogan is tying a new opponent outside of the ring, taking on the news and gossip website gawker in court. opening statements today start in the hogan trial against the website for publishing part of a sex tape in 2012. hogan filed a $100 million lawsuit against gawker for invasion of privacy. gawker's defense maintains since hogan is a public figure that the tape is considered "news worthy." ultimately it will be up to a jury to decide. barbara: actress lena dunham is scheduled to undergo surgery for a ruptured ovarian cyst. the "girls" star has been open about struggling with endometriosis. last month she took to her facebook page to update her fans on her battle with the reproductive disorder. much more on dunham and the condition she shares with millions of women is coming up on "good morning america," beginning at 7:00. john: all right, let's turn to
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now, as we count down to spring. don: i know, and it's going to feel like spring time this week am we've got a spring-like forecast, and the good news is the forecast is missing spring-time thunderstorms. we like a forecast like that. let's show you what's going on with the temperatures. today we go above average. our average high is 61. we'll go to 65 today, and then the 70's return tuesday, wednesday, thursday, even on into friday. taking a live look this morning into downtown raleigh, our camera has fog over there. 37 right now. dew point running at 34. that is 89% humidity. hour. live look this morning, looking into downtown fayetteville. boy, look at all that sunshine on the picture there. we've got temperatures running in the 30's across the area. 39 degrees right now, winds are calm at this hour. numbers from across the region this morning, 32 in roxboro.
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39 degrees as we look up into roxboro. 34 in oxford. 31 in goldsboro. 36 in clinton. clear across the carolinas. we're not seeing any rainfall around here, as we've got a big dome of high pressure that's forcing all the moisture up to the north, and that's going to keep us dry today, tomorrow, into the end of the week. first alert predictor forecast model, a few high clouds today, then tonight some patchy fog. as we go toward lunchtime tomorrow, skies clear and we'll see 70's tomorrow. here's the big, dominant high. if this were to set up in june or july, this could give us 90-plus degree stretch of days. this time of year, it's cooler. it's going to set up this wall, and you can see this wall that's going to be back here. it's going to funnel all the moisture up to the north and east. we'll miss the showers, and we'll see the clear skies around here hanging around. and gorgeous weather really through the mid week. through the rest of today, mostly sunny skies this morning. typical temperatures running near 60. into the afternoon, we will see
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working through, but more sunshine and temps in the mid 60's. across the region, your high temperatures today, 65 in garner and holly springs. 64 in chapel hill. 67 in smithfield. 65 in sanford. 66 in lillington. fayetteville, i think you'll see a bank thermometer say 70 degreesed to. 62 in henderson. 64 in wake forest. 66 in wilson. tonight, just across the area back into the 40's for overnight lows. 41 in roxboro. 47 in fayetteville. your first alert seven-day forecast powered by accuweather showing temperatures tomorrow back into the 70's. tuesday, 74. wednesday, mid 70's. thursday, more clouds, 77. could get near 80 in the sandhills. friday, 74. saturday, the st. patrick's day parade, rain in the afternoon. sunday, we fall back on sunday, and temperatures on sunday back
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big weather from today. this is last saturday morning, looking out the windshield of his car at sunrise. luckily he said he scraped that off. john: yeah, yeah. don: kind of an abstract picture, very cool, and won't see very many frosty mornings the rest of this winter. barbara: don't we wait until at least april 15 to plant? don: oh, yeah, we wait. i want to say it was mother's day for some of us. barbara: because you know people are going to want get out. don: we are not done with freezing temps yesterday. amber: it was nice. and today that continues with a nice weather and dry weather this morning, so we are happy about that. not starting off with any precipitation. a little bit of fog we're seeing with our cameras this morning, and a little bit of brake tapping here, usual area, 40 westbound, the bypass. we're very familiar with that at this hour for johnston county folks. births five to six minutes through that delay there.
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is making its way up over fayetteville, heading into fort bragg. we are accident-free through cumberland county. this early hour. there is an accident into watch for that. and then you can see the orange to the east of i-95, rocky mount. that's some of the thicker fog that's being picked up this morning with our road weather, weather index, and i want to pack it up just a little bit, because there was something secondary roadway there. but i'll bring it to you. 40 at rock quarry, looking good here, no problems, no delays through that stretch. everything moving on time. and we're also moving fine here, 440. john, barbara? barbara: thank you. 6:53, 37 degrees. coming up on ibets, a look at -- coming up on eyewitness news, a look at some of the big news.
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>> now the morning rush from abc 11 eyewitness news. barbara: that is all the news, weather and traffic you need before you head out the door. john: some of the morning's big stories -- an overnight fire forced evacuations in wake county, and the big announcement we're expecting
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but first, -- from peyton manning. but first, the fire. five units were forced to evacuate overnight when a fire broke out in one of the units. no one was hurt. the cause of the fire is under investigation. barbara: raleigh police are looking for two suspects who broke into a home and tied up a 17-year-old girl inside. this happened yesterday afternoon. the teen was able to call for help. police say they do not believe there's a threat to anyone else in the neighborhood. john: former president bill clinton will be in raleigh to promote his wife hillary clinton's presidential bid. he'll be at market hall downtown starting at 10:15. hillary clinton is expected to visit our state on thursday. barbara: peyton manning making a big announcement, expected to announce he's walking away from football after a long, illustrious career. he goes out on top after beating the panthers in super bowl 50. don: out the door this morning, you've got clear skies. you'll need the jacket this morning, not coming home. temperatures in the 30's now. by 9:00, 40's. lunchtime, 60's. barbara: all right, "good morning america" is next. john: for the rest of the
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