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41 degrees outside now. cooler in asheville. 40 degrees and hendersonville -- in hendersonville. visibility, not a big deal this morning. there is some fog hanging around . if you're traveling on 385, give yourself some extra time to get to where you are going so you're not rushing. 56 by 4:00. it will be a nice day. in asheville, 49 degrees. partly cloudy skies today. some clouds build tonight. here is the system we are watching. this gets our attention this time of the year, no matter what. some snow showers will start early tomorrow morning. the snow starts to spread by 6:00 on sunday morning.
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this continues for a few hours, but quickly moved out. if you blink, you will miss it. by 10:00, warmer conditions. what does fault will melt by lunchtime, and we will see temperatures around 40 degrees. don't expect a whole lot. maybe a dusting to a quarter of an inch. more on the forecast coming up. myra: thank you. new this morning, police say a driver was killed late last night after hitting a tree. the crash happened just before 11:00 on u.s. 276, near furman university. police say the driver of a 2003 honda pilot suv, and was traveling east went they went off the left side of the road, crossed over the median and two westbound lanes of traffic and then crashed into a tree. the driver died at the scene. we will continue to bring you updates both on air and onlien as more information comes in. and, in spartanburg county now we're taking a look at i-85 near
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department of transportation. traffic was moving smoothly, but it was a different story yesterday. the highway patrol tells us that a truck overturned carrying paint. turning to commitment 2016 news now. republican presidential candidate ted cruz was in the upstate, rallying at north greenville university. the stop is part of his "cruzing to victory" swing through south carolina. there were about 1500 people there, who listened to the texas senator talk about preserving religious freedom, and also the right to bear arms. he got the biggest applause when he talked about career politicians. ted cruz: they get in bed with a lobbyists and special interests and grow and grow w vernment and we need to take power out of washington and back to we the people. that is what this campaign is all about. myra: cruz urged his supporters to get more involved in his
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makiki sure neighbors get out and vote. he left for stops in fort mill and myrtle beach. meanwhile, south carolina native and former presidential candidate lindsey graham is throwing his support behind jeb bush. graham made the announcement yesterday. he said it all comes down to national security, saying he believes jeb bush has the best plan to fight isis. the pair is now focused on doing well during the south carolina primary. here are the latest numbers from the latest nbc-wall street journal poll -- bush is tied with chris christie in 5th place, trump continues to lead, with cruz, rubio and carson trailing behind. the democrats will debate in charleston tomorrow night. you can watch it here on wyff 4. it airs at 9:00. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley are expected there. nbc's lester holt and andrea mitchell will moderate. again, that is at 9:00 this
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and some important dates to take notice. the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 20th, followed by the democratic primary the following saturday, the 27th. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. and in north carolina both primaries are on tuesday, march 15th. governor nikki haley has released her budget for this year. it is $7 billion worth. currently, the state has more than one billion dollars in reserve funds. you may wonder, how much of that will go to statewide flood relief and road repair. governor haley: quit talking about it, let's put the money in there, let's start fixing the roads by priority and let's see the improvements that have happened. the billion dollars that we gave to roads two or three years ago without raising taxes is just now going into effect. so you're just now seeing those orange cones. the 1,000 year flood did have a cost to it. that was expected but as i said we were gonna try to cover it as much as we could so we didn't have to go to the feds. myra: governor haley says the two things she's most proud of are cutting her debt in half
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doubling the reserve funds. south carolina attorney general alan wilson says the state will gain back more than $337,000 from food stamp fraud. the attorney general says 99 people in south carolina pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud in 2015. he says the money recovered is the result of a year-long operation, looking into the use and abuse of "supplemental nutrition assistance program," otherwise known as snap. fraudulent use of benefits is considered a felony. it is used to buy a prepared food items to feed their families. a local group is gearing up to celebrate the legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. with the federal holiday. the "rainbow push coalition of greenville" announced several of events.
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at the peace center. the celebration wraps up on monday with a blbld drive and computer donation drive. chris: take a look at snowfall expectations. not a whole lot. maybe a dusting.
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myra: the search continues for 12 military personnel who went missing after two marine helicopters crashed in hawaii. the u.s. coast guard is leading a massive search with the help
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the helicopters that crashed were with a marine heavy helicopter squadron from marine corps base hawaii. this crash comes less than a year after a new hybrid airplane helicopter crashed and killed two marines during a training exercise last may. it wasn't a mechanical problem after all. a navigation error is being blamed for putting american sailors into iranian waters. defense secretary ash carter says it's unclear if the crew made the mistake or if , navigational equipment is to blame. iranian forces detained the ten americans when their boats crossed into iranian territory in the persian gulf on tuesday. they were released the next morning and are back with their fleet. chipotle will close down all of its restaurants next month. the retaurant will only close the chain for a day february , 8th. they say it's for staff meetings about food safety. the company has been in the hotseat this past year, since it was tied to a series of outbreaks including e. coli
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, now to neighbor versus neighbor. a playhouse in the middle of the legal dispute. a mom being sued for the noise her kids generate. this story is out of plano texas just north of dallas. the neighbor says that the noise her kids make is upsetting, and is ruining her quality of life. >> i can't imagine the sound of kids playing at any stage of my life and thinking that i needed to sue someone over it. myra: the neighbors argue that because the children are homeschooled, the noise never stops. counts is also suing her neighbors for the loud music
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. chris: after a cold, rainy friday, we will see a nice saturday. not picking up on any rain in the upstate. we do have scattered drizzle across the mountains. a mix of flurries across the tennessee border. a nice day on the way. look at the peace center skycam, you can see a little bit of sun coming up.
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and the little bit. it is warmer than where we normally start off for a january morning. it is 42 degrees. some fog in the southern part of greenville county. other than that, smooth sailing if you're traveling this morning. as you look at temperatures,: must the mountains. 30 degrees in asheville. 29, hendersonville. 46, anderson. over the next few hours, expect a quick warm-up. but get the forecast today, partly cloudy skies. 47, greenville. 56 by 4:00. we will warm up to the mid-40's today. 54 by 1:00. 55 by 4:00.. anderson, a nice day with temperatures warming up into the mid to upper 50's. we should typically be in the lower 50's. it is warmer than that today. near 60 degrees from greenwood
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we are watching the lower pressure system in the gulf. this gets our attention this time of the year for sure. look as it moves and overnight. bc clouds building and then a chance for snow showers. it starts in the mountains, and then spreads to areas like andersonville and henderson. it will be mixed in across the state with a little bit of drizzle, some light rain showers. not getting any accumulation. for the mountains, maybe a dusting. as we get to lunchtime, sunshine breaks out. whatever default on the ground, accumulating on the grassy services, it will be -- grassy services, it will be gone by lunchtime. as far as acumen is concerned,
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hendersonville. a quarter of an inch for asheville. maybe a for we are looking at the model the time of the year, and all the models agree, there will be no upstate. possible. assuming something does fall, there is an 80% chance it will just be flurries. a 50% chance -- 15% chance for a dusting. the models showing there will be half an inch across the area. as far as your chance is concerned, they are distributed out a little more. all that we are concerned about right now is the cold air moving out. look at this. -19 back towards the midwest. cold air settles and by the mid-part of the work week. it is frigid. high temperatures in the 30's. it continues to be a very cold pattern.
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light rain and flurries across the upstate tomorrow. snow showers across the mountains. it turns very cold, a high of only 27 in asheville on monday. it stays cool through the work week. the next system moves in on friday and saturday. right now, it looks to be mainly a rain event. myra: thank you. in charlotte, don't say "please the no-nonsense nurturing technique means teachers really don't say please. >> before, i would tell students to come in the classroom and do now, i say, when i say go, i what you to walk in the classroom, you are going to sit down in your seat, and complete your warm up, and you have five minutes to do that. myra: not all parents are on some actually complained about
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we found that over 250 schools across the country have adopted the policy. a golden retriever was reunited with their human. people have spotted the pooch. he now showed up on some game cameras. saturday night, he was finally caught andnd returned to his owners. murphy has been readjusting to life back at home. still ahead, how this golden retriever found his way home. a couple traveled several miles to get married in joplin, missouri.
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>> they met this last november, and said it was love at first sight. >> we met on the harmony -- e -harmony. i was signing in to close my account, when i saw her information. >> william is a truck driver, and he drove two days. they decided to get married in this caboose builds by jane. she recently converted the caboose into a wedding chapel. they found online. >> we came from opposite sides of the united states to be in the middle. >> they both have a love for trains.
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>> they also love their dog, dallas, and that is just his first name. i wanted his initials dispelled, "dog." between us if we are talking or kissing. >> he is part of the family. >> the to say they will never forget this caboose anytime soon. myra: how sweet. time for your timeline. on this 16th day in january, on this day in 1920, alcoholic beverages became illegal in the united states. the 18th amendment of the u.s. constitution took effect, starting what was known as "prohibition." the volstead act prohibited the manufacture, purchase, transportation, import, export and sale of alcoholic beverages,
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ricardo: derrick henry make it official. he will leave early for the nfl. a rematch between the panthers and the seahawkwk this time on the east coast. just like in last year's game, in seattle, all eyes on these two quarterbacks. cam newton is likely the m.v.p. he will rely on that experience
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>> i have been lucky -- but, my record is not what i wanted to be. for us, we are excited for the opportunity that we do have. we have been feeling extremely confident in each and every game we have played, and this game is$% not different. >> it is a good matchup. like i said, this team and the carolina panthers, they play extremely well. we are talking about a team that can do it all. we can too. we have to be ready to go and see what happens on sunday. ricardo: a win would put them in the championship game for the first time since 2005. we will have complete coverage from charlotte. dabo swinney was coach of the year by two more organizations. that is now 11 coach of the year
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the defensive coordinator also landed towards. the winning streak can get to five this weekend for the clemson tigers basketball team. to do it, it will take another whin. the team has not won five straight games since the 19 a -- 19 nice 6-19 a seven -- 1996 -1997 season. the guys are excited to welcome eighth-ranked miami today. >> i think the guys a little more confident, a little more comfortable. we are running better offense, trusting each other, and scoring more. now our guys' confidence is high. ricardo: miami has won eight of its last nine games.
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afternoon. at halftime, the tigers back from the national championship. the community will have a chance to honor the record-setting 2015 team. the gamecocks finally showed they are human this week. south carolina loss for the first time this weekend. what a start. they have a chance to get back in the win column today when missouri comes to town. south carolina is ranked as high as 15. the ball goes in the air this afternoon at 1:00. that looks like an ncaa tournament team to me. just a few more wins gets them closer to lock in that --
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>> you are watching live, local, breaking news with myra ruiz and weat this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. myra: south carolina native, lindsey graham, now back in jeb bush. we would tell you what this endorsement means for the presidential hopeful. good running.
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chris: good to be here. we have a couple of concerns in the mountains. it rained so much yesterday, there is some run off. temperatures have been below freezing. there is some black eyes. "if you are traveling in that area. temperatures otherwise will be warming up into the 50's today. check out the skycam network from the piece center -- peace center. a lot of runners about to take off. it is currently 42 degrees. we should be in the 20's and 30's. with the run this morning, the 5k, it will not be too bad. temperatures will quickly warm to 50 degrees by 10:00. it is chilly in national with the black ice. 34, franklin. you have some 50's in georgia. a wide array of temperatures across the area.
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otherwise, a nice start to the day. we will be warming up quickly. 55 degrees by 1:00. in asheville, a cooler day. we are tracking the chance for a little bit of winter weather tonight.it will not be a big deal. anytime a go flow -- gulf flow heads are way in wintertime, it gets our attention. for hendersonville, asheville, north down. the upstate could have a little bit of drizzle, light rain mixed in with some snowflakes. not expecting any iq relation in the upstate. if you're heading to charlotte for the big tethers game tomorrow, you may run into some flurries, but nothing that impacts the game.
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-- wroteroad temperatures above freezing. myra: thank you. new this morning, police say a driver was killed late last night after hitting a tree. the crash happened just before 11:00 on u.s. 276, near furman university. investigators say the driver of a 2003 honda pilot suv, and was traveling east went they went off the left side of the road, crossed over the median and two westbound lanes of traffic and then crashed into a tree. the driver died at the scene. and, in spartanburg county now we're taking a look at i-85 near mile marker 82 courtesy of the department of transportation. the scene was a bit different yesterday, for most of the day, after a truck, carrying paint, overturned. you can stay tuned to wyff news for on-air and online for the latest information concerning traffic. turning to commitment 2016 news now. republican presidential candidate ted cruz was in the
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greenville university. this is all part of his "cruzing to victory" swing through south carolina. there were about 1500 people there, who listened to the texas senator talk about preserving religious freedom, and also the right to bear arms. he got the biggest applause when he talked about career politicians. ted cruz: they get in bed with lobbyists and special interests and grow and grow government and we need totoake power out of washington and back to we the people. that is what this campaign is all about. myra: cruz urged his supporters to get more involved in his campaign here in south carolina, and to make sure neighbors get out and vote. he will appear today in fort mill and myrtle beach. and former presidential candidate lindsey graham is throwing his support behind jeb bush. he made the announcement yesterday. he said it all comes down to national security, saying he believes jeb bush has the best plan to fight isis. the pair is now focused on doing well during the south carolina
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here are the latest numbers from the latest nbc-wall street journal poll -- bush is tied with chris christie in 5th place, trump continues to lead, with cruz, rubio and carson trailing behind. the democrats will debate in charleston on sunday. you can watch it here on wyff 4. it airs at 9:00. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley are expected to be there. it will be hosted, or moderated, by nbc's lester holt and andrea mitchell. again, that is at 9:00 this sunday, right here on wyff 4. and some important dates to take -- to remember. the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 20th, followed by the democratic primary the following saturday, the 27th. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. and in north carolina both primaries are on tuesday, march 15th. governor nikki haley has released her budget for this
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it is $7 billion worth. the state has more than one billion dollars in reserve funds. you may wonder, how much of that will go to statewide flood relief and road repair. governor haley: quit talking about it, let's put the money in there, let's start fixing the roads by priority and let's see the improvements that have happened. the billion dollars that we gave to roads two or three years ago without raising taxes is just now going into effect. so you're just now seeing those orange cones. the 1,000 year flood did have a cost to it. that was expected but as i said we were gonna try to cover it as much as we could so we didn't have to go to the feds. myra: governor haley says the two things she's most proud of are cutting her debt in half over the last five years, and doubling the reserve funds. the state will get about $337,000 after an investigation into food stamp fraud. the attorney general says 99 people in south carolina pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud in 2015. he says the money recovered is
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operation, looking into the use and abuse of "supplemental nutrition assistance program," otherwise known as snap. fraudulent use of benefits is considered a felony. about 855,000 south carolinians rely on stepnap in order to feed their families. happening today, the greenenlle run will take place downtown. they will head south, and then north to main street. some roads will be closed this morning for the 5k.. be aware as you head out and about. also happening this weekend, the south carolina international auto show is back. you can cad today and tomorrow in greenville. it rains -- runs from 10:00 to
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kids 13 and up cost eight dollars. military, seniors, and children under eight, five dollars. the hendersonville community theater will soon present "ordinary day," our guest will preview this extraordinary musical. chris: take a look at our anderson skycam. clear skies out there. no more cold rain for a while.
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myra: the stories of several people are interwoven and set to music at an upcoming production taking place at the hendersonville community theatre. let's welcome daniel and isaac both with leading roles offstage in "ordinary days pure coworker you tell us about this musical?
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this is the southeastern premier of the show. in one in new york -- wonit won a new york city festival in 2009. we are so excited to bring this to our area. myra: what is this about? >> this is a story about four ordinary people who go through their very ordinary -- i guess you could say, boring life, maybe. they find out through building relationships and meeting people how to look at an ordinary day and make the most of it. myra: there are some really moving scenes. you may want to bring the tissues. >> you might. you will laugh hysterically, and then we will pull the rug out the need you.
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>> it is. there is one song that is now the human test. if you do not cry, you better be -- myra: i better go. for people who might think it sounds like "runt," because it is in new york, it is completely different. it is modern. >> it is. it is set in 2009. it is not about the rent wars anymore. it is brady old manhattan. myra: they fuse a little bit of september 11 in there. >> they do. one of the characters lost her husband in 9/11. myra: what kind of work went into putting this together for the hendersonville theatre? it is a new thing this year. >> it is. it is trying to open itself up to the community. they want to make sure that people know it is open for all the community. >> we have a fantastic, all
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this is an entire musical that is just music. myra: it is a great way to start it off on an uplifting know. even though you may cry, it is hopeful. >> it is very hopeful. anybody that sees it may learn a little bit about what beauty is. myra: some lessons to learn. >> very perfect for this time of year. really awesome for people to see it and take it to heart. myra: second chances and all that. could you please remind everybody when the show takes place? >> we start this friday, the 22nd, and run through friday night. two shows on saturday, a matinee, an evening show. it runs two weekends. myra: good ticket prices. >> friday the 29th is date night, buy one get one free tickets.
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time of year when centerstage warms up with the crowds. they do this by putting on a our guest will give us a
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. chris: after a cold, raw day like we had yesterday, it makes saturday even does better when it is sunny outside. not a drop of rain. some flurries across the tennessee border. you can see liberty bridge. there will be a lot of runners taking to downtown shortly. it will be nice outside. 42 degrees with some sunshine. considering it is january, temperatures could eat much colder. this is not bad for the runners. we do have a little bit of fog over towards northeast georgia not a big deal. the traffic down to simpsonville -- a little bit of thought. give yourself some extra time to
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there is a little bit of black ice due to run off from yesterday's rain. you can see, greenville will warm up quickly today. in the mountains, temperatures quickly rising above freezing, canceling out the threat for black ice by around 9:00 or 10:00 this morning. we will see temperatures warming into the mid-40's. in spartanburg, partly cloudy skies. starting off cool, warming up to the mid-50's. a very nice day in anderson. we will see lots of sunshine. temperatures near 60 degrees today. typically, this time of year, we should he in the lower 50's. as the wind travels down the mountains, it compresses and warms. nearly 60 degrees the further
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we are tracking a slight chance of winter weather tonight, even in the upstate, it is possible to see a few snowflakes. the snow showers for the mountains, thanks to the school flow -- gulf flow. we will see clouds built by midnight tonight. as we head into the overnight hours, first thing tomorrow morning, snow spreads into areas like andersonville, hendersonville, back towards rutherfordton. as it moves into the later morning hours, but it :00, snow showers continuing for hendersonville. a few wet snowflakes mixed in. south of i-85, it will be rain showers, mixed in with the flurry or two. but does fall in the mountains will quickly melt by lunchtime.
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out. the panther game tomorrow looks nice as well. as far as acute relation is concerned, maybe a dusting. all of the models showing no acute relation for the upstate. the mountains may see a bit more. considering if something does fall from the sky, there is an 80% chance that it will just be flurries in the upstate, and a 5% chance it will be half an inch. for the mountains, slightly more snowfall. showing about three quarters of an inch. we will watch that trend. your snowfall totals look like a 30% chance of a dusting and a 20% chance of half an inch or so. watching next week's pattern fairy closely. most of the moisture well to the south of us. had it been different, we would
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next thursday, and all rain event from memphis to nashville. it may be able to tap into enough energy that the cold air wraps around. we will have to watch this. there is the freezing my north of us. right now, it looks like mainly a rain event. the moisture moves out and the temperatures cool for the upstate. a chance for light rain and flurries for the upstate tomorrow. it will be cold and turning colder by tomorrow afternoon and evening. a high of only 40 for the upstate on monday. 39 on tuesday. we warm up slightly as we head into the endf the work week. the rain and snow possibly moves in friday, snow being possible for the mountains next friday night and saturday morning. it will be a cold week. myra: it sounds chilly. warming up to rock music is just one way to spend the beginning
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heading to center stage is the way to do it. you are here with "heart and soul." this is something that people look forward to every year. you put on a different rock show every year. this year, what is the theme? >> this year, we have a mix of amazing music from the beatles to otis redding, and everybody could ever think of -- stevie wonder. music that will make you want to get up out of your seat and think it. -- sing its. >> you will have a good time, let's just say this. myra: tell us more about what people can expect. wow! do you recognize that scene? >> we have a mix of jackson five routines. we have had a lot of fun
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routines, along with -- what are some of your favorite songs? >> the jackson five medley is one of my favorites. i also like, "can't get next to you." that is a good one. not to be too terribly biased, but one of my favorites that i get to sing is, "i can't make you love me." that is a really tender moment in the show. there is a lot of energy. myra: that is great. it looks like people will be up and dancing. do you want to demonstrate something this morning? >> we have a lot of hip movement and pointing fingers.
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what is the best way to do -- how do you convey that from the stage? >> you dazzle them with your eyes. myra: it is like to take -- a ti ck when i do it. there's so much talent in our area. it is a chance to showcase all of that because they have different people every year. it is always the rock show. are you excited to find out what the songs will be? how do you learn? >> honestly, you know the songs. we have a wide range of ages in the cast. for some of us, we are still learning -- myra: you weren't born yet when the fonts came out. >> when they all come together
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it is a great femyra: can you remind everyone when it takes place? >> january 21 through february 14. fallon signed a weekend -- valentine's day weekend, it is special with a discount, and you can sample champagne.
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chris: watching for the potential for some black guys in the north caroli runoff from yesterday's rain. temperatures cooled overnight. overnight tonight, expect temperatures to cool to around freezing.
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tomorrow, as moisture moves our way. a 30% chance of light rain and flurries next in -- mixed in. by lunchtime, temperatures warm up to near 40 degrees. the sun will come out. whatever did fall in the mountains will quickly melt, then it gets very cold. a high of 27 for monday. a high of 39 on tuesday. more moisture comes in friday and saturday. we will have to watch that closely, but right now it looks like mainly of rain event. myra: good soup eating weather. hot chocolate sipping. always great to see you. chris: good to be here. myra: thank you for watching wyff news 4 today. the news continues tonight with chris -- you will take a nap, right?
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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content an[captioning made possible by wyff-tv] >> this is a wyff 4 editorial. john: this weekend, the country is observing the holiday that recognizes the life and legacy of martin luther king junwhen the king holiday was established nationally, and in communities across the country, it was designed as a reminder that dr. king's dream lives on. all across the country, people are speaking of dr. king's continuing challenge to us all. they are holding of writing of events this weekend to honor his legacy. from prayer breakfast, the college fairs, to community service, lives are being impacted this weekend. that is the great thing about this holiday. it stands for a concept that
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as he did, stand up for your believes. in your own way, find a way to leave a positive influence in the lives of those around you. we believe we should all pauses we can to reflect on what dr. king stood for, and except his challenge for our generation.
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good morning. breaking overnight. terror attack. islamic militants tied to al qaeda storm a hotel. hostages held for hours. at least 23 people killed, 126 others just rescued.
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