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area. the roanoke county police could not verify the credibility of a threat northside high school. the alleged threat was made sometime and this morning. there was an increased police presence at both the high school and the middle school on the same property this morning in response. the school says canceling classes for the day was unneccesary, because the credibility of the threat was in question, since it came in. (chuck lionberger/roanoke county schools spokesman):"we received some information about some online posts that were going aorund via social media, threatening possible violence here at northside today, so out of an abundance of caution, we've asked the roanoke county police to provide some extra police presnece." many parents were upset the school did not directly notify them of the threat. the school says it did not want to cause a panic. it says absences today will be treated the same as any other school day. search warrants have been sealed in the investigation into blacksburg teenager nicole lovell's death. investigators say the warrants may contain key details of the prosecution's
charged in the case, david eisenhauer and natalie keepers. lovell was found dead in north carolina after going missing last month. montgomery county prosecutors say they will continue to consider whether the evidence could warrant a capital murder charge. crews in blacksburg are working to repair a water main break we're told the break is on airport road. blacksburg public works says water service interruptions are expected in the the 200 to 300 block of airport road for at least another hour. the lights could be coming back on soon for those still without power following this week's winter storm. right now, american electric power is reporting more than 800 people are still without electricity in the roanoke valley. more than 500 are still affected in franklin county. crews from several other states have come to our area to help with restoring
forecastexactly would is can a go for up from here right through tomorrow saturday and sunday will ratcheting a be going up into the sixties for some locations now this morning we had a batch clouds making the way through the mountains even the roanoke valley can see the coverage area beginning to dwindle that dryer air is doing it's thing and evaporating the clouds. so over time most areas should see increasing sunshine is maker way through the afternoon weeding toward nice day but would that sunshine would a warm up into the forties today nearing fifty on friday and then look at saturday and sunday would talking lower sixties everything feeling really nice then now monday and tuesday some rain showers building but even then temperatures in the mid- fifties mid-50s on monday they start to drop off tuesday will really drop off on wednesday we may be talking about a little the snow on more that come up just a little bit one thing again tomorrow morning like this morning temperatures again be dropping down below freezing. mainly in the 20s with the snow melt today flowing across
drain you might see some of that refreeze in refreezing the overnight hours so you have to watch out for black ice tomorrow morning but then temperatures really warm up kimberly we talk about how long the warming trend continues and more than that potential for some wintry weather by midweek of next week kimberly churches are getting together for a gospel sing in botetourt county. four church choirs are gathering at the historic slave dwellings at greenfield preston plantation this afternoon. honor the people who lived, worked, and died there. many residents have been fighting the county's plan to make way for an industrial park. today's event is open to the public, and will include singing and praying. continuing coverage now, the south carolina primary is just two days away, and the republican presidential candidates are hoping to sway votes away from frontrunner donald trump. trump is ahead in the polls. but as craig boswell reports, he's also dealing with criticism from a source that could impact his standing with religious voters. script:) pope francis is sounding off on donald trump. before flying
visit to mexico, the pope responded to a question about trump's pledge to build a wall on the u.s./mexican border. (gfx) "a person who thinks only about building walls ...and not of building bridges," he said, "is not christian." the trump campaign has yet to comment. (gfx) a new cbs news national poll shows donald trump with a two-to-one advantage over ted cruz. natsot the only candidate left out of the top five in the polls is jeb bush. he stopped by a farmer's market in florence, south carolina thursday morning. candidate) president that can adversity, then i ask saturday." nats haley appeared town hall event with marco rubio after endorsing him wednesday. (sot - sen. marco rubio/(r-fl) presidential candidate) "i am as anyone running in this win." (standup bridge:) out pumping up his pleasant, who will be delivering his message to voters one door at a time. (sot - gov. john kasich/(r-oh)
sot to come from kasich event..... south carolina's polls are set to open in less than 48 hours. craig boswell, cbs news, mt. pleasant, south carolina. president obama will pay an historic visit to cuba, within a matter of weeks. it's been nearly nine decades since a sitting u-s president has visited the island nation. the president's trip has long been expected since he normalized relations with cuba in 20- 14. just tuesday, the countries signed an agreement clearing the way for daily u- s commercial flights to cuba. but a u- s economic embargo in cuba is still in effect. critics are raising concerns that the communist government there still engages in human rights abuses. apple is getting support from google in its phone encryption battle with the fbi. google's c-e-o says apple is right to defy a judge's order to help unlock the iphone used by one of the san bernardino killers. but as jeff pegues reports, apple's attorneys are prepared to fight all the way to the supreme court. the f-b-i is locked out of
betting its global customer base wants unbreakable encryption not a company that hands over their customers' private information. gfx in the u-s magistrate judge ordered apple to disable the i-phone's auto erase feature, which wipes out all of its data, if the wrong passcode is entered 10 times. gfx out apple c-e-o tim cook says they don't have the technology and that developing it would create a "backdoor" to not only that i- phone...but millions of devices. the white house defended the department of justice's request. (josh earnest sot 13:15:41) they're simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device." as the war on terror and the right to privacy collide, c-net's dan ackerman says apple and the f-b-i both have "compelling yet competing interests." ackerman u4701 @19:55:52 "apple is saying even if you promise you are only going to use it once it's going to get used again and again gfx in google c-e-o sundar pichai posted a series of tweets wednesday...
"...we give law enforcement access to data based on valid legal orders..." "but that's wholly different than requiring companies to enable hacking of customer devices & data." gfx out jeff on cam close publicly the company says it doesn't have the technology to do what the fbi wants. but a top industry official tells cbs news that apple could theoretically write the software to comply with the ruling. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. an unusual situation on a highway in canada. check this out. a flatbed truck was carrying a house last night, when its tires suddenly exploded as it was trying to cross some train tracks. eventually, work crews were able to move the truck off the tracks, and put new tires on it. but workers say the house won't be moved until later today, creating major commuter headaches. there's now a chance for you to get up close and personal with president george washington, right here in southwest virginia. the taubman museum of art's new exhibit about george washington shows off who washington really was. the pieces come from virginia tech, the smithsonian, the virginia museum of
this is the first time all of these pieces have been together in one room. amy moorefield/deputy director of exhibitions and collections):"there are a lot of people that worked together to bring this exhibition together, and i'm very indebted to the different museums we worked with, some of them actually took objects from being on view, so their audiences don't have those objects to look at while we benefit." the exhibit opens to the public tonight at the taubman museum with a special guest lecture. you can find more information on our website wdbj-7 dot com. people in one community want to give their kids more space to play. and if you no longer want to say "yes" to the dress, we've got
...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. kids active by giving them more space to play sports. w-d-b-j-7's khiree stewart tells us about a project
hoping to make a difference. "you look at other facilities and you say 'why don't we have that here?'" members of the rockbridge area recreation organization are a step closer to making it happen. executive director john trudgeon says athletes have a limited amount of space to practice,. they're planning to extend their practice fields at the brewbaker field complex on this 2
"there will be a baseball diamond so there will be baseball practices held there and there will be lacrosse practices in the spring time, soccer practices in the fall. probably even some football practices as well." on top of that, he says they'll also construct a chain link fence around the field. the project will cost around 180- thousand dollars. aside from grants, 50-thousand will come from the city of lexington and rockbridge county through their capital improvements plan. they're planning to start a fundraising campaign later this year. "there are more interest in using facilities then there are to use. so, there's been a lot of cooperation." right now, he says they're in the process of getting the city to accept their plan. trudgeon hopes it's a home run the local athletes. "i think this is just a small step in the right direction." "we're strapped and we've been strapped and this is going to be a significant addition to what we already have." khiree stewart, wdbj7 if approved, trudgeon says
begin later this year, and he expects the field to be complete in fall of next year. the boys and girls club in danville will soon have a new gym floor thanks for the danville lions club. that organization along with the danville community foundation announced a large capital improvement grant to repair the gym and the roof. the community foundation says working with donors to be able to help area youth makes it all worth while. debra dodson, the community foundation of the dan river region, executive director , "who are all trying to pull their resources to give back. to help this community get for this generation but for generations and generations." foundation provides scholarships opportunities students yearly . scholarship will be aviable for students going into the health field. for more information go to wdbj7 dot com tooth decay is a growing health issue for kids. studies show it's linked to over a million missed school hours a year in the commonwealth. february is national children's dental
there are things encourage their kids dr. robert academy of really want to amount of fun. there are a lot of products out there that have timers and play music, so you want to make it less of a chore and more of an activity. dr. delarosa also reccomends finding your child a dentist by the time they turn a year old. we've posted a link to find a pediatric dentist, along with some fun tooth brushing tips at wdbj7-dot-com. how many times have you worn a formal or cocktail dress once, and then left it hanging in your closet to gather dust? that's a waste of a perfectly nice dress, not to mention money. this weekend at cinderella's closet, you can sell those items, and help high school girls in our area find affordable dresses they need for homecoming or prom. arielle rosmarino/ marketing director: when you drop the dress off, you're going to pay five dollars per dress, and all of the five dollars goes to northside's after- prom. so, it's going to a great cause. so, if the dress sells, then saturday afternoon, you'll pick up the money. and if the dress doesn't sell, then you'll simply just pick up the dress. here are all the
off dresses for cinderella's closet at proms, pageants and pretty things tomorrow from 2 to 6 p-m and again saturday from 8 to 9 a-m. the sale itself will start at 9 a-m saturday. and it is a cash- only sale. now let's take a look at what's hot on wdbj7-dot-com. defense was just a suggestion last night in lynchburg. the roanoke college-lynchburg college men's basketball game set an ncaa division three record. the two teams combined for 316 points! a deer walked into a virginia a-b-c store in clifton forge recently. the virginia a-b-c posted about it on its facebook page with these pics. the post says the doe headed straight toward the bourbon aisle. the possibility of winter weather next week is getting a lot of attention. we have a video online explaining how you can sign up for wdbj7 push alerts.
forecastlooking out toward interstate five eighty one in roanoke and hershberger road there in the background seeing some nice blue sky across the roanoke valley early this morning have lots a clouds but that dry air building in forty one now roanoke forty 43 around smith mountlake 45 danville chilly louisburg thirty five bluefield thirty one with bill coming in at thirty six had some clouds around this morning that's qaeda dwindling as that dryer air begins to do it's thing will continue with that trend throughout the afternoon severe are seeing clouds you'll start see increasing sunshine flood warnings continue the dan river and south boston roanoke river in randolph minor flooding though latest observation along the roanoke river in randolph twenty two. eight feet a crescent twenty four. one feet it continues to fall should be below flood stage as we head toward this evening dan river south boston your latest
feet you peek at twenty three. one feet your dropping off as well so everyone should see there rivers go back into the banks within the next say twelve to twenty four hours we are finding relatively quiet conditions clearing skies tonight temperatures dropping into the twenties that will eat some black ice tomorrow morning with high-pressure and control so tonight partly cloudy chilly lows in the twenties take easy on the roadways tomorrow morning like this morning you will find those slick spots temperatures on friday fifty of fifty one across the roanoke valley head over toward center virginia bedford lynchburg appomattox near fifty southern virginia low to mid fifties with lots of sunshine newer valley southwest you to will end up mostly sunny maybe a little bit cooler but even there upper forties low to mid fifties can't complain about that this time of year highlands greenbrier thirties and forties feel you my have a few more fairweather clouds but nothing really more than that and then as we head toward saturday and sunday high-pressure and control would again a surge of warm temperatures would talk my highs saturday and sunday in
frontal boundaries can a move through early next week now bring a few rain showers along that front a low-pressure centers been a develop and is that low develops does a hub the coastline if it stays close to the coast it's can a keep that warm air locked in place a looks like a plain old rain event of it stays a little farther to the east that's can a drag down some colder temperatures and maybe transition the rain over to snow still several days out we can refine this track over the next several days see what's can a take place but just be aware the potential is there on wednesday that we could see some wintry weather until then though feel like spring near 50 on friday that again sunday low sixties a few more clouds drifting plain old rain monday and tuesday showery type but temperatures go from the sixties over the weekend to the upper thirties and low forties on wednesday that's we could see that rain transition over to snow but again still that's the last day of the seven-day planner so i could change from now until then just be aware jamie yuccas has a
and more in today's hometown health. new evidence suggests the zika virus can cross through a pregnant woman's placenta and potentially infect the fetus. research in "the lancet infectious diseases" detected the virus in the amniotic fluid of two women whose babies developed the birth defect microcephaly. research from 12 medical centers across the u-s shows testerone treatment =does= improve sexual function for men over 65. the study published in the new england journal of medicine shows the therapy also improves mood and physical ability. babies are likely to be miserable when their teeth are coming in, but it shouldn't actually make them sick. a study in pediatrics finds that along with irritability, a slight rise in body temperature is a common teething. but anything over 100-point-4 degrees is true fever and could be a sign of an illness treatment. those are some medical cbs news, new york it tastes great, but
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(woman) when we first moved in, the house wasn't very livable. it had holes in the ceilings. it was very cold. they saved our house. (announcer) we may be a power company, but the true power in our communities comes from our people. you start shaking that container of parmesan on your pasta tonight. as michelle miller shows us, the parmesan cheese sold in stores might contain more than you thought. (vo) whether sprinkled on pasta... shaved on salads... or anything... americans' appetite for cheese has been decades. the by cheeselovers isn't real cheese...and its costing them (sot neal schuman / ceo arthur schuman inc cheeses) americans are probably consuming close to a hundred million pounds annually." neal schuman says cellulose, which is made from wood pulp, is a big culprit. while 2 to 4% is acceptable within the industry... bloomberg business found considerably more in 2 brands it tested.
grated parmesan cheese, made by jewel-osco, was actually 8.8% cellulose... while wal- mart's great value 100% grated parmesan cheese came in at 7.8%. (gfx out) (sot lydia mulvaney/bloomberg commodities reporter) you're getting ripped off. it's not what you bargained for. wal-mart would not comment for this story, but jewel-osco told cbs it "...has pulled the essential everyday parmesan cheese from our stores as we continue to investigate the matter." (on cam tag: michelle miller/cbs news/fairfield, nj) to help consumers figure out which products are made of real cheese versus those that are loaded with fillers, schuman's has introduced this "true cheese" seal. they will be putting it on their products and are working to get others to adopt the seal as well. michelle miller, cbs news, fairfield, new jersey it's an unsual place for farming. we'll tell you more about this strange
the nasdaq was down 18 points. it's something you don't see every day, a slow-speed police chase, involving heavy machinery! a man in florida is facing multiple charges after this apparent joyride in a back-hoe. police say it started when the man dumped boulders on the roadway near a brdge. then, they say he drove up and down the bridge for an hour and a half, damaging the road and sides of the bridge. police eventually caught up to him and arrested him.
>> abby: so, you're positive? 'cause it's not like the lab doesn't make mistakes. i mean, look at what happened with my mom, unless that was all an act. >> stitch: ashley called and said she had another test run and the results were negative. >> abby: negative negative? >> stitch: as negative as you can get. yeah. so, yes. the lab messed up with her results, but -- >> abby: but not with mine? >> stitch: you're having a baby -- our baby. >> abby: [ laughs ] >> stitch: how do you feel? >> abby: oh, my gosh. i-i feel like i'm gonna throw up, but in the best possible
>> stitch: is it not obvious? >> abby: i mean, we just got married like two seconds ago, and we had the shortest honeymoon ever. i can understand if you're not ready. >> stitch: this is the best surprise i've ever gotten. >> abby: [ laughs ] me too. i-i can't wait to tell everyone. [ sighs ] everyone. >> stitch: what? >> abby: "everyone" means max. how are we gonna break the news to your son? >> victor: in a few weeks, it's gonna be noah's birthday. i want him home by then, okay? >> adam: yeah. yeah, we got to be patient with that, you know? i know it's not your strong suit, or mine, but, uh... >> victor: but nothing. natalie's about to finish the pass key, and she knows the clock is ticking. so i want noah home. and that'll allow us then to throw out luca and the santoris,