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charged in nicole lovell's death make their first court appearance. how family members of the blacksburg teenager say they want people to remember her. opening arguments might start as early as today, in the trial involving the murder of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin quick. how many potential jurors have been chosen. and, this man wants you to know, he's not dead, after the department of veterans affairs mistakenly declared him deceased. how he's fighting to keep his benefits. good morning, it's just after 5 o'clock on
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haveyour own so many ups and downs that it is the time year be canadians will is a zombie i is also groundhog day groundhog day yeah is an amount of scooby-doo the question if it's around here probably not living that were locked in with the fault the clouds across erie this morning visibility down or quarter-mile or less and a lot of locations soaks just keep data my is you are traveling out and about who got all the details on that once were tracking a strong front bill move toward the region tomorrow that will bring a better chance of rain aside from the fog with mortgages can be cloudy much cooler than yesterday. the highs will go over our our forecast tomorrow does look quite ominous with though showers baby the rumble of thunder two virginia tech students charged in the death of blacksburg teen nicole lovell made their first appearence in court yesterday. david eisenhauer and natalie keepers are both from maryland and are in jail without bond. eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and abduction of lovell. the court appointed chris tuck to represent him. according to arrest warrants, eisenhauer did not use a gun in her death. he told law
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believe the truth will set me free." keepers requested her own attorney, kris olin. she is charged with disposing of a dead body and being an accessory after the fact. lovell's youth pastor says she was a teen leader at auburn baptist church in riner. nicole's family says they want to remember her the way she was. (sot: ruth ann leonard/nicole's great aunt) (va tech murder intv "i don't want them to remember her from all the headlines and all the bad negative things. i would like for them to just see her as we did as such a beautiful, sweet, loving child." lovell went missing wednesday in blacksburg. her body was found in surry county, north carolina. charges being filed is little solace to nicole's friends and classmates at blacksburg middle school. the school system says they spent time talking with students in small groups yesterday to inform them, and answer questions about what happened over the weekend. there is also help for teachers, staff, and parents.
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places for students to go when they need to talk. public information officer, montgomery county schools: "we've got safe spaces in every wing of the building so if a student needs to step out to talk or to grieve or really they're just having a little trouble handling the day they have a place where there's a that they can go and spend some time and get back to class they're able." the school says it services as long as a franklin county woman accused of killing a 3-year-old boy she was caring for has been indicted by a grand jury. hope mcvey perdue is charged with second-degree child abuse. callen mullins died investigators previously said that mullins died from blunt force trauma. her husband told deputies that the boy appeared to have been severely beaten when he found him. perdue is due back in court april 26th. two people had to go to the hospotal after a shooting in danville. police responded to mount vernon avenue just after seven last night and found randolph neal shot. he told officers two men approached him
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money, before one of them shot him several times. a short time later, another person went outside when they heard a loud noise. police say one of the men shot him on virginia avenue. he was treated and released. we now know the names of the two people involved in a deadly train crash in roanoke county. investigators say a work truck was sitting on the crossing at spring hollow a norfolk southern train hit it just before noon. the truck then burst into flames. william lineberry the time, and died at the scene. johnny collins went serious injuries. no one on the train was hurt. ((cold toss to brent)) it'sa drug a lot of rain moving through tomorrow yesterday we have some showers in the record off last night and received dewpoint got some thick fall developing were you see zero or one that's visibility down to a mile or last soaks very thick fog along interstate eighty one
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fall in river faults it is beware that this morning no-fault advisories just yet but just beware they it is out there as you travel out about commute temperatures in the forties right now a royal oak then i can warm-up all that much at all today upper thirties hot springs around fifty degrees right now is we had towards danville force today is groundhog day the question to shadow are no shadow are would meet spring is coming soon it punxsutawney phil does seem to shadow that would means or weeks of winter we will find out the fate later on this morning i contained out is can a be much cooler today that wedge setting up bring in those cool easterly winds not much warm-up today and the were watching this very strong cold front will move through during the day tomorrow bringing rain and even some snow to parts of the m mwest and this thing is a very very potent one suits you can see how the whining up right here were those yellows and reds arc that some heavy rain will move susie to the house whining up right here were those yellows and reds
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move through during the day tomorrow saturday will images cloudy skies but tomorrow this will move through we were from a half an inch to as much is an inch of rain with that possible tomorrow mild day but then he gets much cooler back behind that system so for your tuesday cloudy skies patchy drizzle and fog afternoon highs about where they are right now in the mid to upper 40s in his look ahead at the seventy forecast got weather impact day for tomorrow because of that cloudy and rainy conditions in and we look ahead to the rest of the week cooler seasonable mid- forties expected with sunshine and lows in the twenties right now the we can looking good for a big game of course there's now a potential jury pool in roanoke for the murder case of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin quick. six gang members are accused of the murder two years ago. 87 jurors from the original pool of nearly 120 will be back in court today when it will be narrowed down to 12 jurors and 4 alternates. the case moved to roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial in may. defense attorney fred heblich requested the judge move the case back to charlottesville because of pre-trial
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among other reasons. (fred heblick/defense attorney):"the reasons that were given by the court to make the transfer we felt hadn't exactly, haven't lived up to its billing. the advantages that had been suggested in moving the case to roanoke hadn't really materalized." that request was denied. opening arguments may begin this afternoon. a man has been found guilty of murdering his estranged relative in campbell county. a judge convicted vincent earl spinner yesterday afternoon on counts of first degree murder and robbery. prosecutors say he stabbed his father- in-law, james payne, 25 times. the crime happened at payne's home in evington back in august of 20-12. the commonwealth's attorney said spinner needed money to fund a cocaine habit. when payne refused to help, prosecutors say spinner killed him and took his wallet. payne's son offered a brief statement after today's verdict. keith payne/son: "it's a sad time for both of our families, what has happened here, but this does give us
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closure." spinner faces up to life in prison when he's formally sentenced at a later date. a danville neighborhood's on edge, after reports of a suspicious man in the area. this video is from a person living on north woodberry avenue. sunday night, a man rang his doorbell, then tried turning the doorknob as if trying to get inside. after the homeowner confronted the man, he took off to another house before running off. we've blurred out his face because he has not been charged with a crime. the homeowner said others saw a suspicious person outside their homes. police are looking for the man and are stepping up patrols in the neighborhood. a man in our area is alive and well, but upset after he says he was mistakenly declared dead by the department of veteran affairs. last month, ray berkstresser received a letter in the mail saying he was deceased and his benefits would be cut-off. soon afterwards, his wife received two checks from the department of treasury. when they called the v-a, berkstresser says they told him they would send the information to their office in pennsylvania.
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heard back since and he's worried because he still hasn't received his benefits. they want something done to make sure this doesn't happen to other families. linda berkstresser: "to think that our military men and women are out here serving the country and then their parents or somebody else could get a letter like this.that's what worries me." berkstresser also says he plans to take legal action against the v-a coming up in your i-hometown traffic report, why it could be a while before a lane of interstate 77 is reopened in carroll county. roanoke city's police chief uses new technique to give his final report on the department. and a local high- school basketball team holds a special event to honor our co-workers, alison parker and adam ward. good morning, i'm joe dashiell this week, carilion clinic has some interesting events on tap. a basketball game and fundraiser in honor of morgan harrington. and a open forum on drone safety. we'll have
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wdbj7 mornin'. isread we waken up to patchy dense fault this morning rita see that let's of my about nine o'clock until been the morning commute could be a bit tricky if you spots with visibility down will quarter of a mile or less still some clouds and drizzle today the were tracking a strong cold front the will bring a line of rain make even a rumble of thunder tomorrow as a moves through over over the timi it could be a few more days before i- 77 south is completely re- opened in carroll county. an incident involving several vehicles damaged a bridge yesterday near exit 14, which is for hillsville. crews were able to open one lane there earlier this morning. the right lane will not open until workers can finish fixing the bridge. the detour has been removed. danville drivers should expect delays for electrical work. both lanes of newton street will be closed between craghead street and lynn street.
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thursday from 7 a-m to 5 p-m. this is a live look at i-81 in christiansburg from a virginia department of transportation camera. very foggy out there. workers are fixing guardrails near the route four-60 exit for another 45 minutes. one northbound lane is closed. roanoke city police chief chris perkins has given his final update on the department. for the first time, perkins used data analysis to show how roanoke's crime rate stacks up against it's major competitors for economic development. roanoke has the lowest, per thousand, violent crime rate than any of those cities in our region. that's despite the fact violent crimes in the city dropped by just one last year to 301 incidents. perkins says even though property crime is down, it's still roanoke's biggest problem. and there are areas where the department can improve. chief perkins: we could do better with drug addiction and drug abuse. our answer has been to lock people up, but what we learned
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giv people as choice and so this stigma of i'm gonna get arrested if i ask for help, we've gotta change that so that's something we could do better. chief perkins recieved a standing ovation after his presention. he retires march 1st. james river high school held a ceremony in honor of our fallen colleagues, alison parker and adam ward. it happened during their game last night against lord botetourt. the coaches laid flowers on two chairs in the center court in memory of our coworkers. they also took donations toward scholarship funds. james river head coach michael goad: "life is precious and it's important to understand, when you give back to the community the community gives back to you and we're just proud of our citizens in botetourt county." the school raised four hundred and thirty-six dollars. to find out how you can donate to the scholarship funds, head over to wdbj7 dot-com. danville is more than six-hundred miles away from
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stopping one man's quest to bring clean water to residents there. and, a fire department in our area is one of the best in the nation! so why does the chief think there's
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be done. (man) this is where it all started. i received a call from our dispatch center. smoke was coming from a manhole, and that's not good. we entered the manhole. we discovered that the cables had been melted by the fire. we jumped in, we got to work, and in a little over eight hours, we had the power back on.
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distribution system supervisor for appalachian power. it's my goal to keep the lights on and everything run smoothly, and no one even notices. (announcer) we may be a power company, but the true power in our communities comes from our people. expecti meteorologist bert watson for leo hers brunner quite the foggy start to this groundhog day we will get rid of the clouds in the form of the fall but we will keep the clouds around through most of the day we got those temperatures running into the forties pretty much holding steady through the morning into the afternoon so not much warm-up at all a few passing showers here there better chances coming up later on tonight and tomorrow his look at your high temperatures for this tuesday with the cloudy skies it were from forty three43 and blacksburg hot springs commune up 41 in the mid-and upper 40s roanoke lynchburg in danville today again when you step out this morning it's not can warm-up
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tonight temperatures only back into the upper thirties the low forties with a chance of those scattered showers there were watching the really strong cold front driven by the strong jetstream that will push this front through during the day tomorrow were looking at the potential for some downpours and even a few thunderstorms with this as it runs into that mild air temperatures tomorrow in the sixties as this thing moves in you can see the line moves in from west the east during the latter part of the morning and then into the afternoon begins virginia and eventually off the coast by the evening as far as rainfall amounts we are looking anywhere from about half an inch to as much is an inch possible with this along with any snow melt to not most areas of got rid of most of the snow but up towards the west virginia mountains till about inch of water left on the ground not to mention some gusty winds possible in the severe risk looks fairly low with this but again relied even a few thunderstorms coming in as the system moves through during the day tomorrow sort of unstable air
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threat snow thursday friday even into the weekend it cools down considerably will dry out sue with high temperatures in the 40s mostly sunny skies and a clear night with lows in from danville, michigan--- one danville man wants to bring the two communities together. darrell davis started yesterday for those in flint. he is the founder of operation clean water, a website he put together after hearing of the situation in michigan. davis says the idea started during the last snow storm when he was taking water to a few friends. it made him realize how important water is to daily life and brought back memories of the coal ash spill in danville. darrell keith davis, founder, " but i can only imagine because what we went through is not close to what they went through. they don't even have water. davis launched this website this weekend hoping people from around the nation will pitch in. god's pit crew will
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water at the end of february. head to wdbj7 dot com for the link the roanoke city one of the best in the that's what fire reported in his annual public safety the department is only 1 of 6 in the state to recieve a service officer's rating. last year it also received it's highest call volume in the depatment's history, with more than 26- thousand calls. the deparment also has improved on water delivery and community outreach. but the chief says, there's always more they can do. chief hoback: we also want to get out here and do more inspections, last year we had 1900, our goal is to get to 3,000 inspections because the more we're out here in our community, the more we can reduce our fires. chief hoback's goal is to respond to fewer than 50 fires a year. the fire department also wants to hire more firefighters. hoback says the department will have a second recruitment school in august. the uva's men's basketball team is back in the top ten after wins over wake forest and louisville. in sports, how the cavaliers are getting ready for boston
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and if football really isn't your thing, there's something cuter you can watch
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as the month turns to february, many of our local basketball teams are hoping to sharpen their skills, with the regular season starting to head for home. here's zac glover with more in sports. good morning, i'm zac glover with your look at sports. we start out on the high school basketball courts, and the battle for botetourt county. james river hosting lord botetourt last night. the knights hanging tough early. jesse boston with the drive, and the little sky hook. gets that one to go. then boston feeding it down low to garrett dorton. he puts his head down and lays it in off the glass. but lb would start to pull away, and the cavs were running. ryan fralin finishes off the fast break. then it's joe mikalauskas spotting up for three. that's good, as the cavs go onto defeat james river, 62-37. the virginia basketball team is back in the top ten of the national polls, at #9 this week following wins over wake forest and louisville. the cavaliers put on a clinic saturday
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holding rick pitino's team to just 14 first half points. and it looks like tony bennett's team is back on track with boston college set to visit charlottesville wednesday night. tony bennett/virginia head coach: how you prepare in practice, how you keep staying after it, and guys just continuing to battle and keep trying to improve, collectively and individually, that's always the key and you don't know when you're gonna have a breakout performance or when it's gonna turn and be consistently better. hopefully this will be a turning point in terms of consistency and playing closer to forty minutes. the nascar racing season is now less than two weeks away and the sanctioning body is close to a charter agreement with the team owners, and a deal could be announced before the teams head to daytona. such a franchise system would guarantee financial stability and security to the teams. according to multiple reports, the plan calls for 36 charters, or car franchises, that
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a spot in every race. charters can be sold if an owner wanted to get out of the sport, or reduce the number of full-time cars it fields. richard petty/richard petty motorsports owner: over a period of time a franchise deal will build up and if things go bad and you want to get out, if i get old enough and say okay, i don't want to do racing anymore, i'll have something to bank off of. right now, after 65 years, i've got zero if i walk away from it. so this is one of the major, major things. this in turn, will give us a chance to have new owners because they know they can get their money back at the end of the deal. right now someone comes in and knows they are gonna spend twenty or thirty million dollars and know that they're not gonna have nothing when it's over with, it's kind of hard to get people to invest in that. that's your look at sports, have a great day. forget about the super bowl, there's another bowl game happening this sunday! we're talking about kitten bowl three, of course.
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up hallmark's bite- size football field, which comes complete with scratchy goalposts and plenty of cat toys to keep the action moving. kitten bowl three will air on the hallmark channel at noon this super bowl sunday. we want to know what's cooking in your kitchen for sunday's big game. submit your favorite party recipes on wdbj7 dot-com, under the "must see 7" section. you can also browse other wdbj7 fans' recipes to get ideas. we will share some of our favorites that you submit on wdbj7 sunday morning. the focus of the presidential campaign now shifts to new hampshire, after last night's iowa caucuses. who emerged the big winner, and which two candidates say they're dropping out of the race. the chicago police officer accused of killing a teenager now says he's suing the teen's estate. how that officer says he's suffered from that shooting. and, soon you might have to be 21 to light up in washington state. how lawmakers on
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legal smoking age. the iowa caucuses are over, and mike huckabee and martin o'malley say they're dropping out of the presidential race. marlie hall tells us who ended up with the most votes last night in iowa. the democratic contest in iowa remains unresolved this morning...with hillary clinton and bernie sanders still locked in a draw. both candidates addressed their supporters late last night...as the numbers were still being counted: (sot hillary clinton) i want you to know i will keep standing for you; i will keep fighting for you (sot bernie sanders) we are going to create an economy that works for working families not just for the billionaire class the virtual tie means both candidates will likely leave iowa with roughly the same number of delegates. but pundits say the result doesn't bode well for sanders: (sot cbs n analyst) this was a must-win night for bernie, and a tie is probably not going to cut it. he didn't turn out the quote-
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coalition as he would have hoped. (standup marlie hall cbs news des moines, ia) republican turnout here in iowa shattered records...as voters handed victory to ted cruz over donald trump. (sot ted cruz) tonight is a victory for grassroots (sot donald trump) we finished second, and i want to tell you something i'm just honored. all eyes are now on marco rubio - who pulled away with a third place finish last night, only trailing trump by one percent. (sot steve chaggaris) it's not only going to be cruz and trump going after rubio it's going to be bush and christie. the focus of the 2016 presidential campaign now shifts to new hampshire...which holds the first in the nation primary next week. marlie hall cbs news des moines, iowa. the world health organization has declared the zika virus outbreak a global health emergency. the mosquito-borne virus seems to be the cause of severe birth defects in thousands of babies across latin america
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called microcephaly, which causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads. though the link between the virus and microcephaly has not yet been scientifically proven, there is a strong connection.. (doctor margaret chan/director- general world health organization): the clusters of microcephaly and other neurological complications constitute an extraordinary event and a public health threat to other parts of the world. more than 41- hundred suspected cases have been reported in brazil. there could be as many as 4-million cases in the americas over the next year. it's groundhog day! that means the famous "punxsutawney phil" will make his annual weather prediction. the u-s gets six more weeks of winter if he sees his shadow this morning. but if he doesn't, an early spring should be on the way. the groundhog's predictions aren't exactly reliable -- he's been wrong 15 times since 19-88. last year, he saw his shadow, but temperatures were above average in
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w/stinger)) someyet you i you only fifteen times wrong in the passover unthinking us pretty good a will take a look of the visibility's is morning is very thick fog and no doubt about that is you step out the door just beware you may have the slowdown may leave little bit early we wake up in see that's out your window rona valley all it's of the new river valley even into the interstate seventy seven corba work the bluefield two visibility down to almost zero so that means it stuff to see the carin front of you this morning. temperatures in the mid-40s when you step out upper 30s and a few the mountainous locations and even warmer than that is you step outside of the wedge soaks were not can warm-up all that much at all today with those clouds really like the place what happens with that wedge you get those wins become in from out of the east in a banks up all the clouds against the mountains were getting keep them around today and it may squeeze out some drizzle from time to time here's are low that's out to the west this is what will produce some rain for us tomorrow as it moves to the
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can a had up towards a great lakes but it's can a push are cold front through the region tomorrow that's can a be our best chance of rain over the next couple days so tomorrow clout or today rather cloudy skies that patchy drizzle expected anywhere from forty seven a rona to that fifty degrees in danville jump outside of the clouds were will see little bit more sunshine in marion about fifty five degrees 55 and the and tonight expecting cloudy skies with though showers lows in the forties so stein out the front tomorrow when you wake up in the morning about this time i were rita see the clouds and occasional showers but here comes that line of rain as a moves in from the west probably run between seven and about nine o'clock for the new river valley about nine o'clock almost noon for the rona valley interstate eighty one koror and then it jumps to the east as the afternoon goes on came the rule out some thunderstorms with this gusty winds a higher elevations but overall it's is can a be a mainly up potential for some heavier rain not worried about any flooding most of our our snow has melted degrees and risen
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that not expecting anything widespread as far as learning ghost will dry out for the rest of the we can cool down sue going from the sixties 60s tomorrow to the 40s by the chicago police officer accused of killing quintonio legrier plans to sue the teen's estate. back in december, officer robert rialmo responded to a domestic disturbance involving legrier, and fatally shot both him and neighbor bettie jones. rialmo now plans to sue because of the emotional distress and trauma he suffered from the shooting. his attorney said the incident has affected rialmo greatly. in response, the attorney for neighbor bettie jones is making sure information about the case stays public. (larry rogers, jr. / jones family attorney): we've tried to reiterate at every hearing, that we will resist and object to the entry of any protective order, over what we think is the public's information. he's in the process of gathering materials such as videos from the area during the shooting and text messages between officer
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night. chiptole is planning deep discounts for super bowl weekend to win back customers. this comes after an e. coli outbreak made dozens of customers sick in several states. shares of chipotle stock spiked almost five percent on news the outbreak appears to be over. the cause is still unknown. next monday chiptole will briefly close all of its restaurants to talk to employees about tightening food safety measures. jill witter/lumber liquidators representative: "we are moving forward we got lots of wood to sell and we are hoping our customers will come back." lumber liquidators says it's working to move forward after being sentenced for illegally trafficking lumber into the u.s. it's one of the retailers of wood flooring in america, just outside of lumber liquidators will pay more than 13-million dollars in fines and restitution. this past october, the company pleaded guilty to felony and misdemeanor charges of getting some of its wood from forests that are home to the endangered siberian tiger. officials in washington state want to raise the
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this time there's a movement to do it. heard testimony that raising the age would reduce tobacco related deaths and prevent kids from getting addicted to nicotine. (bob ferguson, general) "there was a poll, it doesn't party you belong to, what part of the state you live in about 65 percent of washingtonians want this to pass." butt with secretary of health) "and the reason why we are doing this bill is because 90 percent of adults who give minors tobacco are under the age of 21." this would also make electronic cigarettes illegal, which vaping advocates objected to. they claim vaping gives 18 to 21 year olds addicted to tobacco an effective way to move away from nicotine. at this time, hawaii is the only state that has raised the legal smoking age limit to 21. the national transportation safety board is pushing to lower the legal blood alcohol level. it's asking states to lower their legal limit from point zero-eight to point zero-five. leaders say it's a way to reduce alcohol-related road accidents. in the last 15-years, one-third of all
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while punxsatawney phil watches for his shadow, we're watching the roads for you. your i-hometown traffic report just ahead. six years have passed since the death of morgan harrington. but many who were touched by her life, are still working hard to honor her memory. coming up after the break, we'll preview a fun event, that's having a positive impact in the community. (scal): good day, m'lady! i am sir-can-a-lot, here to save you from another breakfast bore. wake up those eggs with glorious spam!
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itwe get the patchy dense fog this morning visibility a quarter of a mile or last were unified that fog sticking around through by midmorning the clouds linger even some patchy drizzle notice the temperatures don't go up all that much at all today only the mid- and upper forties and the difference from yesterday's warmth we
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bring some rain along with the the.com that out in the first alert construction could slow you down this morning in montgomery county. alleghany spring road is blocked in both directions from roanoke road to flick drive for 20 more minutes. it could be a few more days before i- 77 south is completely re- opened in carroll county. an incident involving several vehicles damaged a bridge yesterday near exit 14, which is for hillsville. crews were able to open one lane there earlier this morning. the right lane will not open until fixing the bridge. the detour has been removed. this is a live look at i-77 in bland county from a virginia department of transportation camera. the northbound left lane is closed through the east river mountain tunnel for another 20 six years after death her memory lives on. doctors and medical students at the school of medicine will come together for a special fundraiser in her honor. wdbj7's joe dashiell is here this
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more about docs for morgan. kimberly, when we wrote the doctors and medical students are coming together, we probably should have said they're squaring off. you see, docs for morgan is a basketball game. and while it's a fiun event, it's also serious business for the teams that are playing. here to tell us more is dr. tracey criss. 1. tracey, this has become a big deal for the docs and students hasn't it? 2. we're going to roll some video of last year's game. most of the action's on the court, but it's more than a basketball
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3. why do you think this event is important to the community? thank you dr. tracey criss docs for morgan is this thursday night at 7, at patrick henry high school. admission is free, but donations will be accepted at the door. and there will be silent auction as well. so it sounds like a fun night kimberly, to honor the memory of morgan harrington, and raise some money for the scholarship fund at the medical school. i believe that both jean jadhon and travis wells are
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travis is going to play. a florida citizen took matters into her own hands when she saw a police car speeding. what she did to bring awareness to the situation. two experienced broadway performers are spending some time in lynchburg. how they're encouraging aspiring
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virginia. forecastafter yesterday showers that fog settled in quickly this is what look like from floyd yesterday evening it's a son begin to settle in the clearing enough that happen overnight good the rain yesterday and skies cleared out little bit the temperatures dropped drop to the 40s reached the dewpoint work by next that fog across erie it can a stick with this a good portion of the morning and in the clouds will linger to be jump outside of that wedge it actually warms up
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sunshine there were watson this cold front that's can a move through here during the day tomorrow a does look that impressive with the rain just yet the kids out started pick up some of the golf moisture now it's it's tapping into that's a just expect that rain you were stuck in the wedge you range that were stuck in the wedge can see that with is easterly winds the other cooler goes all the way down in the mountains of north carolina and tennessee so were finding that cool conditions today highs only in the forties you jump outside of that atlanta today at 70 if you want a really warm weather had down to a miami were it's be on the flipside of this cold front coming up by the middle part of the week it's is temperatures begin to drop and especially late in the week so cloudy skies today expecting apache drizzle high temperatures running in the low to mid forties looking ahead to the and tomorrow timeframe that rain moves in by about late morning continues moving east their the afternoon it could be heavy at times gusty winds and the higher elevations and in a clears adding here just-in-time for thursday
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temperatures will arrive in you can see wet there that will psych and the seventy forecast with that weather impact day for tomorrow warm sixty two degrees and we cool off into the forties back behind that and will stay pretty consistent through the weekend that's about where we should be for this time a florida woman became a sort of citizen police officer on friday. claudia castillo noticed a police car that was going so fast, it shook her car and frightened her. so she decided to take matters into her chase the officer down, recording the whole incident on her the officer finally pulled over thinking emergency, until she started questioning him. (claudia castillo) "you were leaving me behind, miles an hour, and i what's the emergency?" know how fast i was tell you i'm on the way to work. i don't believe i was speeding ." the video later showed the officer the miami dade police are currently matter.
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to the officer, but police say she won't be ticketed for it. the truck driver who was charged in the crash that killed hurt comedian tracy morgan and killed another man appeared in court yesterday. kevin roper pled not guilty to aggraved manslaughter. the incident happened in 20-14 when he allegedly drove his walmart truck into a limousine van in new jersey. roper's attorney wants the charges dismissed -- and he claims the charges should be dropped due to pre-trial publicity. a federal investigation revealed that roper was speeding and had been working 13-hours straight at the time. the late david bowie left about half his money -- 100- million dollars -- to his family. the new york times reports that he left 2-million to his personal assistant. 1-million went to his son's one-time nanny. and the rest went to his wife, son, and daughter. his will was filed in 2004 under his birth name - david robert jones. bowie passed after a battle with cancer on january 10th at the age of 69.
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supermodel is ending her fashion career later this month. cindy crawford 20th, and she plans to retire at that time. she tells rhapsody magazine that she can't keep reinventing herself. modeling for more than 30 years, and she needs to do, she crawford became famous in the 90s. she's married and has two children -- and one of them is already beginning a modeling career of her own. aspiring performers area are getting a chance to learn from a pair of broadway terrence mann and charlotte d'amboise are spending several days in they're teaching a master class and auditioning young professionals for summer programs in north carolina and new york. they're also visiting several lynchburg- area schools. the virginia theater association arranged for them to meet with students at jefferson forest and e-c glass high schools yesterday. perry payne millner/virginia theater association executive director: "theater skills will take you forward in any career. confidence on your feet. confidence in front of people. it's a
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skills to have." mann and d'amboise are married. they've spent decades on the stage, performing in broadway versions of chicago, les miserables, and cats. a pregnant woman's high blood pressure could affect babies in the womb. that and more on your hometown health report after the break. plus, video games are becoming a family event. what one study found about why parents play video
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now on wdbj7 mornin', today in history. on this date in 18- 76, the national league of baseball is founded. the first groundhog day is in 18-87. in 19-43, the germans surrender at stalingrad. in 19-62, the first u.s. air force plane crashes in south vietnam. and actor philip seymour hoffman dies at age 46 in
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in today's hometown health: a pregnant woman's high blood pressure could impact her baby's health. chris martinez explains that and how radiation after surgery could help women survive. women who have high blood pressure late in pregnancy are significantly more likely to give birth to underweight or stillborn babies. the study is in the american heart association's journal, "hypertension."
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women who experienced the biggest rise in their blood pressure were more than twice as likely to deliver a small baby. young adults who get easily stressed are at greater risk of developing high blood pressure later in life. researchers in sweden also found men who had a low tolerance for stress and were overweight were three times more likely to develop high blood pressure. and a new study finds radiation after surgery improves survival for women with ductal carcinoma in situ. researchers in boston looked at thousands of women who had the non- invasive form of breast cancer. they found women who had a higher chance of recurrence, based on their age and tumor size, lowered their risk of dying by nearly 70 percent if they had radiation in addition to surgery. women with a low chance of recurrence did not see a benefit to radiation. that's a look at some of the day's top health stories. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. video games are not
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parents are joining in on the fun as well. a recent survey showed parents like to easily control what their kids are seeing. it's easier for them to monitor video games rather than games on a computer or smart phone. consulting firm magid interviewed 3000 parents, finding that 92 percent of those whose kids play video games play alongside their parents. (mike vorhaus/president, magid advisors) "so this is not just a core device for hard core gamers. this is a family device. we like to think of it as the next new kitchen table in the family." the survey also found that parents say the games allow for family time. 6-year-old kaitlyn plays video games with her dad on saturday mornings. her parents encourage her to play educational games, so she's learning and having fun. here's a look at what has people talking on facebook this morning. the votes are in, and it looks like ted cruz has won the republican caucus in iowa. he got 28 percent of the vote, with donald trump coming in a close second. meanwhile the democratic race is a virtual tie between bernie sanders and hillary clinton.
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two buses for the denver broncos were in a chain- reaction accident in california yesterday. the buses were heading back to the team hotel after the team's first practice at stanford stadium when it happened. no one was hurt. -------- and, a woman in the u-k is demanding a lifetime supply of kit kat bars. she bought a pack of eight bars at the store, only to discover that none of them had the wafer filling inside. she claims the absence caused her emotional distress. a woman is facing charges after the death of a three- year-old boy in franklin county. when hope perdue will be back in court. plus, a potential jury pool has been selected in the case of a murdered reserve police captian. when opening
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