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our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3 3 3 today... the murder trial of a transylvania county man moves forward in court... with the defense set to begin presenting its case. news 13's lauren brigman is live from the county courthouse, in brevard. lauren, witnesses are expected to be called to the stand today? witnesses that will speak to what they say are issues richard o'shields battled... including a stroke, p-t-s-d and alcohol. o'shields is charged with gunning down toby mathis in 20-11. 3 prosecutors say o'shields killed mathis to avenge his son's death. on friday, the jury heard from a few
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including the county's medical examiner at the time of the killing. and a detective with the transylvania county sheriff's department who testified that lead fragments were found at the scene. last week, surveillance video of the shooting was also presented during trial. authorities say o'shields shot mathis five times at the rosman dollar general store. mathis was charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of o'shields' son just months prior. the trial is now in it's third day. live in brevard, lauren brigman news 13 3 3 3 happening today... a major economic development announcement in henderson county. governor pat mccrory will be on hand for the announcement at 4:30 this afternoon at the historic henderson county courthouse. last month, county commissioners approved a nearly 7 million dollar incentives package to bring in "g-f linamar", a car parts plant, to mills river. the company would invest 217 million dollars and create 350 nenejobs. 3 also today, we could learn more about duke energy's plans
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plant to natural gas. staff with the state utilities commission will present their findings of duke's application to utility commissioners in raleigh. duke's application requested to build a third back up unit, along with two natural gas units. as we reported last week, the utilities commission staff recommended rejecting the third unit. the utilities commission is expected to make a decision by march first. 3 3 the u-s supreme court is back in session today, for the first time since the sudden death of justice antonin scalia. oral arguments get underway around 10 this morning. chief justice john roberts is expected to mention scalia's passing from the bench. scalia died last week while visiting a remote ranch in texas. he was 79 years old. president obama has vowed to pick a supreme court nominee to fill the vacancy. republicans argue naming a successor should be a job for the next president. 3 3 we're just one day away from another battle in the race for the white house. tomorrow, the republicans will caucus in nevada. now the democrats are in south carolina courting
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vote. kenneth moton reports from washington. 3 3 we just won nevada it's the democrats turn in the deep south while the republicans are now out west in nevada for tomorrow's caucuses.sot donald trump16:35:35 we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! this morning, donald trump is still riding high after his big weekend win in south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates, winning evangelical voters.sot trump "you know, i didn't know i was going to win by that much. and we won by a lot./// that was sort of record-setting stuff." the gop pack is down to 5 contenders...jeb bush out. the two cuban-american freshman senators left to battle it out to become the trump alternative.sot ted cruz 17:48:26 donald trump has demonstrated that he has a relatively high floor of support but he's also got i think a ceiling. nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina. she's already focused on the super tuesday states like texas where she rallied over the weekend.sot clinton"some
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never doubted each other" it was also another big rally for bernie sanders in greenville, south carolina. he got some celebrity help from actor danny glover. sanders working to court the black vote...which lead d an awkward, luke warm reception at this predominantly african american church.(kenneth standup close) tomorrow night, sanders and clinton will hit the stage for a democratic town hall at the university of south carolina. the republicans are spending today rallying in nevada where the latest poll has trump leading by 26 points. kenneth moton, 3 3 3 the u-s coast guard rescues three people from rough waters in washington state over the weekend. and it is all caught on camera. you can see the coast guard air crew lifting two women and one man to safety. stations in washington report the two women were surfing, when the rough waters took them away. the man jumped in to help them, but was also swept away. officals say conditions were
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speeds were up that day, and the water temperature was 51 degrees. all three are reportedly in good condition. 3 unrest in india leaves millions in that nation's capital with little to no water. demonstrators, who want their "caste" to get more guaranteed jobs, shut down a key water system. troops in india have been called in with orders to shoot on sight. at least 10 people have been killed in the protests. 3 cleanup efforts continue florida, nearly a week after tornadoes ripped through the small community. as colossal tree limbs are moved and roads are cleared out, now what's left for many century residents is to start over. most of the areas hit by the tornadoes are poor and the damage was not extensive enough to declare a federal disaster. residents will not be receiving federal aid. 3 3 3 news 13 investigates your personal information being up for sale. it can happen for for as little as pennies on the dollar. our investigation exposes one state agency that is selling details about you that could affect your wallet.
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them to a certain extent at least and yeah it doesn't feel right. tonight at 11, our news 13 investigation will expose which state department it is... how much they are making off the process... and whether you can stop them from handing over your personal data. 3 3 3 3 3 "that's a huge task. our kids are counting on us." a growing population of kids are being coached by people who are not qualified. coming up... the ugly truth behind sports done
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3 sinclair broadcasting launches a unique partnership with "youth sports of the americas." the goal is to help your family build a strong foundation for a lifetime of fitness and health. we'll bring you leaders in sports research and treatment every monday, to guide you on everything from training and nutrition to injuries and rehab. here's cynthia gould
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3 pkg script:(nats-- basketball game) done right... sports can pay off in huge dividends building teamwork, character, and maybe a few college scholarships along the way. done wrong..(10:49) we see injuries going up, burnout, it's unsustainable psychologically, the demands too much for kids. michael bergerona& co-chaired the international olympic committee consensus, on youth athletic development. youth sports of the americas was an outgrowth of that work, with bergeron and renowned orthopaedic surgeon dr. larry lemak founding the organization.. they are tackling the tough issues with a core group of internationally recognized leaders... all advocates for sports working to change the dialogue.. (20:06) what we have is a very vulnerable population the youth being managed and coached by people
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really qualified (21:22) our responsibility with youth sports of americas is not to just educate parents, but educate coaches, governing bodies y.s.a. will provde information and a platform to implement the i.o.c. consensus... guidelines to make sports healthier and more sustainable.. with a balanced, holisitc approach. another goal is to make athletics more inclusive.. too many kids are dropping out or burning out with the emphais on playing one sport..(26:08) let's not try to make super stars at 11,12 think about what could happen later on. y.s.a. also hopes to change the culture of youth sportsa& making it less media and adult centered. (21:50) we haha to impact and address every stakeholder involved. that's a huge task. our kids are counting on us. (nats) for your winning ways i'm cynthia gould. 3 you can find more information about all the
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winning ways on our website wlos dot com. just click on the newslink tab. 3 3 celebrating the "happiest place on earth." last night, a-b-c aired a two-hour special as part of the 60th anniversary celebration of "disneyland." the theme park officially opened on july 17th, 1955. the disneyland resort will continue the celebration through labor day this year by extending three after-dark shows, parades and fireworks. 3 3 3 in honor of the celebration, we want to know, who is your favorite disney character and why? just go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to let us know. we'll share some of your comments later this morning. 3 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. we have an update on a dog that gave birth, then needed emergency surgery. how she is doing now, and how much our community has raised to help out. 3 all new at six, a natural
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homes in rubble. what one man
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hi dad. uh huh. yeah...sorry about that. think about it there must be higher love down in the heart what do you think? and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us, we think you're going to like these numbers. bring me a higher love i could rise above
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morning... on a siberian husky that needed emergency surgery in asheville. the asheville humane society posted on facebook that "claire" pulled through the surgery on her lung... and that she is breathing well on her own. her now week old puppies are in foster care. an online fundraiser has raised nearly 3- thousand dollars to help cover the cost of claire's surgery. 3 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 the "great american race" comes down to a close finish. luke tells us who made a huge move on the final lap, to claim the checkered flag at
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3 the daytona 500 is one of those events that can change a nascar driver's life forever. if you can win the great american race, you put your name along side some of the all-time great drivers in history. sunday provided that opportunity for the best racers in nascar. 20 year-old chase elliott, the youngest driver to ever start the daytona 500 from the pole position, did not have his best day on the track. on lap 19, elliott gets loose coming out of turn four, and slides across the pavement. his car digs into the grass and bangs up the front end of his car. fast forward to 31 laps to go, dale earnhardt jr, loses controle coming out of turn four, and slams his car into the inside wall of the track. he was okay, but his day was over, and the dale jr fans can't believe it! so we come down to the final lap of the race. matt kenseth in the lead, but denny hamlin makes
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inside, and jumps out into the lead with martin truex jr. we come to the finish line, and it's the closes finish in the history of the daytona 500. denny hamlin beats out martin truex jr by a couple of inches to win the great american race. it's the first daytona 500 victory for denny hamlin, and joe gibbs racing. here's the top seven drivers, and the points each driver earned for their finish today. for denny hamlin, winning the daytona 500 is a milestone in his career. it's such a huge team victory. joe gibbs racing. he sat over here a 3 week ago, and told me all these sidebar races are getting old. let's go win the real one. so, to win it for the boss after 23 years, it's just, there is no better feeling than what i have right now. this is the tenth time
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500, and the tenth time was the charm. have a great start to your day. i'm luke 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- 3 3 3 coming up... dancing for clean water. the event that proves your moves, could help
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3 it is 5:xx ...hundreds of zumba fans turned out for a fund-raiser in flint, michigan. they danced to the beat, collected bottled water, and water filters. all to help people affected by the city's
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the zumbathon raised money for the pediatric public health initiative... a joint effort by michigan state university and hurley children's hospital to reduce the impact of lead in the city of flint. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 "driving through medians, finally when we came to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away." new details after an uber driver allgedly goes on a shooting spree in michigan. hear from the man who was in the car with the accused gunman just moments
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3 we have an early bird gets the win giveaway this monday morning! we are giving away a 50 minute facial at "hand and stone massage and facial spa" in asheville. go to facebook we will announce the winner just before seven this morning. 3 3 good morning... it's monday, february 22nd. i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer. good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3
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3 the democratic candidates are starting to make their way to south carolina ahead of saturday's primary. thousands of people packed in the bon secours wellness arena in greenville to see bernie sanders on sunday. he spent an hour talking about everything from equal pay and the criminal justice system... to campaign finance reform and student debt. his main message was that every day people will benefit from a sanders presidency. 3 24:43-53to paraphrase abraham lincoln, this is a campaign of the people, by the people and for the people the presidential hopeful also brought along special guest danny glover who introduced him. 3 3 hillary clinton is already looking ahead after her win in the democratic primary in nevada on saturday. she flew to houston after the victory and held a rally at texas southern university. clinton told thousands of supporters it was a great night for her presidential campaign. but she


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