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virginia back through columbia, south carolina and charleston. now, let's put some temperatures on the map. we're now at 52, so we climated degree over the past hour here at raleigh. there are hears in the 40s. nearby goldsboro is at 51 degrees. shear a look at your forecast. 8:00 a.m. temperature -- here is a look at your forecast. 8:00 a.m., it's perfect. it's perfect for taking lunch outdoors today. keep in mind, record high is 84 degrees, still warm towards the evening drive home. 6:00 temperature 74. maybe you get home and fire up the grill later today. i'll have more on how long the warmer than normal temperatures hang around in the complete storm team forecast. good morning, alyssa.
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let's take a live look at your current drive. outside live still needing the headlights right now, but grab the sunglasses because you will need those for much of your morning drive today. traffic maps not showing major issues right now, but we have the shoulder closure in the fortified construction zone between exits 293 and 301. so it could be a tight squeeze through that area this morning as well during the morning commute. so keep that in mind. have a safe drive in. we'll have more weather and traffic updates coming up in a few minutes money we're following breaking news out of cumberland county. one person's dead after being hit by a pickup truck on rayford road. this happened after 2:00. police say the driver is still at large at this time. if you have any information, you are urged to call fayetteville police department. you can also call
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out of durham where police are investigating a homicide and double shooting. they responded to the corner of mine the wood and dearborn brave. it's where we find emma wright with the latest. emma, what do you know? >> reporter: well, durham police just took down that crime scene tape and cleared the scene about 20 minutes ago. we do know that they've been out here since 10:30 last night. almost seven hours on maplewood drive in durham. it looks like the shooting happened in the residential neighborhood. we saw a lot of police activity when we arrived on the scene at 5:00. again, they just pulled away about 20 minutes ago. we'll show you video of what the scene looks like earlier last night. durham police say two people were shot on maplewood drive. they got the call around 10:30. they say the two people were taken to the hospital where one person died. they say the other person does not have life-threatening injuries. right now, we're still waiting
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if they are looking for any suspects. durham police say they are asking anyone who saw any information to call crimestoppers. i did talk with them about an hour or so ago. they say this is still an active investigation, but they are not releasing any more information just yet. they do hope to release any information about what happened later today. we here at cbs north carolina will follow the story, of course, and will bring you another update coming up on the news at 6:30. i'm emma wright, cbs north carolina. bernie sanders and hillary clinton go head-to-head in the second debate this week. the candidates will face off one day after sanders claimed a surprise victory over clinton in the michigan primary. as craig boswell reports, the donald trump camp continues to claim victim trip over his rivals. >> reporter: cbs news projects bernie sanders pulled off an
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jobs and the economy were the top issues there. at this time polls showed young voters and african-americans have the edge. >> i want to thank the people of michigan who kind of repudiated the polls that had us 20, 25 points down a few days ago. >> reporter: hillary clinton won the state in mississippi. most wanted a candidate with political experience. >> i want to be the president for the struggling and the striving, for people who have the dream and who are looking for a way to achieve that dream. >> reporter: exit polls show republican voters in michigan and mississippi want a change and many wanted a political outsider. >> reporter: cbs news projected donald trump won the gop primaries in mississippi and michigan. >> we have something going that's so good, we should grab each other and unify the party. nobody's going to beat us, okay? >> reporter: ted cruz picked up a win in idaho and says his campaign is gaining momentum. >> we have tremendous is up for
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are fighting to earn delegates. >> reporter: more than 300 goal gates were up for grabs in tonight's races. in washington, craig boswell, cbs north carolina. >> florida senator rubio's campaign is engaged in deep conversations about the future of his presidential campaign. the next big contest for the gop will come march 15 which five states will hold primaries including north carolina and includes the winner take all primaries in ohio in rubio's home state of florida. >> trump spent last night in florida, which votes the same day as north carolina, march 15th. at a rally injupiter florida, he spent. >> those are the people who don't respect it yet.
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of people coming up and voting. >> the doors at the crown coliseum open up, by the way, tonight at around 4:00. the event gets started at 7:00. you can watch the whole thing live streaming on wncn.com. a dammic presidential candidate joins us now in studio. >> it will be a busy thursday for hillary clinton is trying to solidify her lead over vermont senator bernie sanders. >> i want to be the president for the struggling and striving for people who are looking for a way to achieve that dream. >> if you want to see hillary clinton tomorrow afternoon, you have two chances first in durham at hillside high school.
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afternoon and -- at 1:50 in the afternoon. her second stop is in raleigh. you can get in at 3:45 andp event will start at 5:45 in the evening. after hillary's visit tomorrow, her daughter chelsea will be in our area saturday. senator ted cruz paid a visit right here in raleigh as he continues his campaign to jump ahead of trump. crews spoke at a recorded town hall meeting. cruz told voters he is the only republican candidate who can take down donald trump in the primary. >> you don't want to see hillary clinton as the president which is the inevitable result of donald trump being the nominee. come join us, let us stand together. >> the state democratic party says cruz has working families frightened because the republicans don't have a vision for the state or the country. >> this morning, the fbi is investigating the death of a
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police used a stun gun on him following a high-speed chase. the suspect of smithfield led them on a chase from wilson to johnston county. authorities say he finally lost control of his vehicle by highway 70 and got out and ran toward an officer, disregarding several commands to stop. in state news, thieves used a vehicle to crash into a jewelry store in charlotte. police are looking for the burglar or burglars. there's no word on what was stolen. the fire department reported the crash around 5:30 in the morning. by the time police arrived, the vehicle was gone. kinston city leaders were adding a police or fire department. after an audit, they decided to reorganize into separate police and fire departments with each having its own chief. the city will work out a budget
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time right now is 6:09. the acc tournament is heating up and an all-triangle game is set for today. hear from players on why they like their odds. >> plus, a big addition to fort bragg. we'll explain next. >> it's perfect baseball weather as kids are heading out the door. plenty of sunshine this morning. 55 and the upper 70s later today.
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warmth hangs welcome back to your north carolina news. we're at 52 right now. i'm expecting us to drop to near 51 by 7:00 a.m. and we start to climb quickly back to 55 by 8:00 al this morning. the 60s by 9:00. it is going to be a warm
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we're at 52 again right now, and this is a live picture from our studios here in north raleigh. temperatures elsewhere and 49 in fayetteville, clinton and rayford. 77 at 2:00. a high near 79. i'll let you know how long these conditions last coming up in your complete storm team forecast. stefan? major league baseball is coming to fort bragg. the atlanta braves and miami marlins will be playing a fist of its kind regular season game on post on july 3rd. major league baseball's
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seat ballpark for the for the bragg game. this will be the first sporting venue on an active military
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when the son of a civil rights attorney josh stein learned early about justice, equality and doing what's right. senior deputy attorney general, one of the "most effective" state senators, josh stein fought to make schools safer, cracked down on domestic violence, and stein took on scam artists who prey on seniors. stein: we need an attorney general with the independence to stand up to the special interests and who will always put the people of north carolina first.
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it's 6:15. in this morning's top stories, durham county investigators are looking into a shooting that killed one teen and injured another person. police responded to the call just after 10:30 near the corner of maplewood and dearborn drives. police are now asking anyone with information to contact them or call crimestoppers. republican presidential hopeful donald trump continues on the campaign trail with a stop in fayetteville today. cbs north carolina will be there, of course, and we'll live stream this rally online at wncn.com.
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deployment to iraq, members of the 82nd airborne division are coming home. >> more than 160 paratroopers and their families are scheduled to be reunited on pope army airfield. this is the last group of 82nd airborne division paratroopers to redeploy from iraq and marks the end of a successful deployment. george martin quietly guided the man's twist musical and cultural revolutionaries is dead this morning. martin is 90 years old. his manager says he passed peacefully from his home. celebrities across the world shared their thoughts from martin. ringo starr tweeted god bless george martin. peace and love to judy and his family. meanwhile, another story in south carolina with one of the south's most famous and beloved lowcountry artists. about 1,000 people filled the church in buford, south carolina to say good-bye to
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some of his more famous books include the prince of tides and the waters wide. what a loss. now to the healthwatch this morning, new research finds special baby formulas that claim to protect against allergies aren't effective. a study published in the british medical journal took a look at 37 different trials and found no evidence that the formulas reduced the risk of developing conditions such as milk allergies and eczema. the fda previously approved manufacturers claims that some farm las can reduce the risk of eczema. your water is safe to drink. that's what state health officials are telling hundreds of residents living near coal ash ponds. last spring, dhhs sent letters to nearly 300 people near the ponds.
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private wells. we still have more tests to do. >> they say they still don't trust the water. those are just numbers they have by now. >> duke says it is not responsible for the contaminants but have been using bottled water since then. nc state and duke are set for a triangle showdown at the nation's capital tote as the acc tournament heats up. we hit three three pointers late to hold off the demon deacons. >> you know the last couple of times that we play, and i think we are here to close it out this time. >> reporter: hopefully you can take time off of work.
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the game in person, be sure to download the cbs north carolina news app and push notificatioio for score updates and the local, regional and national news. get those brackets ready, alyssa. >> 2:00 is perfect. i'll be home with my bag of popcorn. this is a live picture at the airport. as you can clearly city. not a cloud in site. we'll continue to see the clear skies. let's talk about temperatures before you get ready to head out the door. you are going to take that light jacket. 52 in raleigh. 51 in henderson. 50 in roxboro. south hill, you are one of the cooler spots. we have sanford at 44, clayton at 46 as well. as you are planning your wednesday 8:00 a.m., please spend it outdoors if you can. 73 is our temperature there. that's about a degree or so
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well above where we should be. here's our satellite radar composite. i want to show you the big picture and see what we're dealing with. high pressure in control of our weather. that's what brought us the gorgeous weather yesterday. we'll continue to usher in the pleasant conditions. as we head into today and tomorrow. just a few showers possible as we head towards friday. that rain right now back to our west across northern portions of louisiana and southern portions of arkansas. i'll show you the putcast. clear skies through lunchtime and clear skies through the evening drive home. we'll continue to be clear overnight tonight. keep in mind there will be the chance for a little bit of fog by daybreak tomorrow and that could slow you down. you want to make sure you are tuning in tomorrow morning for the latest conditions on that. as far as the forecast for today, we have the 80s around the sand hills.
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78 in durham, 79 in raleigh and cary. clear skies and again fog tonight. 56 our low. heading into the coming days, plenty of sunshine again, tomorrow 80. our high on thursday. chance for a shower or two mainly friday afternoon. this will not be a washout. for the most part, slightly better chance for rain. sunday we'll be looking at cloudier conditions. look at that the 70s are here through early next week monday and tuesday. chance for a few showers as well. it is 6:22 right now on your wednesday morning. let's check on your forecast. let's send it over to kristin with a look at the roads. how's it going? >> good morning, everyone. off to a quiet start out on the roads. let's take a live look outside on your drive right now at western boulevard and i hitch 440. no major problems to tell you about on the roads this morning. grab the sunglasses before you step out the door because you are definitely going to need
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let's look at that traffic map right now. we have no major issues at 540 or 440. that is between exit 293 and also exit 301. use caution if you are traveling in that area this morning. your eastbound loops on i-540 to u.s. 64. we'll take you about 17 minutes from 440 to i-40 to capital boulevard. more weather and traffic coming up in a few minutes. it's now 6:23 in the morning. >> you are looking for a
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bare bones hotel for a cheaper price? jill wagner joins us live with the details. hey, jill, good morning. >> good morning, russ. hilton's getting into the hostile business. it's got plan -- the hostel business. it's got plans to have just a bed, no chairs, no frills. >> and if test flights are successful, paying tourists can make successful flights as early as 2018. i don't know, i'm good on solid ground. there's a new way to turn a bad breakup into something good. how is that exactly? >> reporter: all right. well, you could put your bad break-up on display. the museum of broken relationships will be opening its doors in los angeles this spring.
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mow men does, donate them to us. the exhibits are anonymous and feature everything from old bras to mix tapes. russ? >> a lot of head scratching on that one. does that include broken harts as well? do we have those? probably. >> that would be the best part, if you could. >> exactly. jill, thanks so much. >> a lot of depressing people there. >> absolutely. let's put a smile back on our face. >> i love that story. still coming up in our last half hour, we'll have the details that you need to know if you are planning to go to donald trump's big rally in fayetteville today. >> plus, what does the forecast hold for us today? alyssa corfont will let us know
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stay with us. good morning, everyone. thanks for getting up with us, and thanks for watching north carolina news at 6:30. i'm russ bowen. >> good morning, i'm stefan chase. great to have you along. investigators are looking into a deadly shooting in durham electric overnight. also, we have what you need to know about donald trump's visit to fayetteville today. i think this will be a good day. >> it's going to be a beautiful forecast, russ. we're seeing the clear skies right now as we check in with the satellite radar composite. these clear skies are here to stay today and tomorrow. we don't see things really start to change until, say, friday afternoon. in the meantime, 53 right now in durham. 50 in roxboro. 46 in south hill. across the sand hills, we have more of the 40s.
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milder but not the case this morning. you are at 49. goldsboro is also at 49. here's your forecast for today. mild temperatures 55 at 8:00 a.m. we're looking at noon today, 73, and then a high of 79. the record high for today is around 84 degrees. so we're getting closer to that mark. records could be in jeopardy over the next few afternoons. i'll have the details on that coming up. right now, i'll send it over to kristin with a check on traffic. good morning, everyone. off to a quiet start to our day. roads looking good at this hour. outside currently what you can expect on corn wallace road. the durham freeway is moving fine as you can see in the skies getting brighter. grab the sunglasses before you step out the door. our traffic maps showing no major incidents 540, 440 all looking okay. keep in mind, we have the shoulder closure in the fortified construction zone
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it could be a tight squeeze there as we see the congestion squeezing in this morning. if you are heading in southbound from u.s. 1 to 540 downtown. it will take you about 17 minutes and normal congestion there. you are looking at a 16-minute drive. more weather and traffic coming up in a few minutes. breaking overnight a mikist was killed after colliding with a pickup truck a little after 10:00 near airport boulevard. highway patrol says the victim is a man in his 40s. investigators suspect speed was a factor. lanes were closed overnight during the investigation but they reopen now. getting right to the breaking news right now. out of durham where police are investigating a homicide and double shooting. around 10:30 last night, police responded to the corner of maplewood and dearborn drives just north of i-85. also, where we find cbs north carolina's emma wright with the latest on what happened. emma? >> reporter: police took down
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cleared the scene about an hour ago. we'll give you a look at where this shooting happened in a residential neighborhood for a while. police had about half of maplewood drive blocked off while they investigate. we're going to show you a look at what this crime scene looked like earlier this morning. we're told that two people were shot around 10:30 last night. durham police say that blown were taken to the hospital. they say that one person died at the hospital. the other person has nonlife- threatening injuries. so far, durham police haven't released the names of the victims or names of any suspects. they also haven't said if there is a motive in the case. police say this is still under investigation and they hope to release more information about what happened here later today. we here at cbs north carolina will continue to follow this story and bring you more updates as we get them. i'm emma wright, cbs north carolina. >> emma, thank you.
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his campaign to fayetteville today. lauren haviland joins us with more. >> reporter: donald trump was the first to set up headquarters in our state and will hold a rally at 7:00 at the crown coliseum. most recently, trump won the gop primaries in mississippi and michigan with north carolina's primary less than a week away. trump holds the lead in polling in the tar heel state. >> we have something going that's so good. unify the party. nobody's going to beat us, okay? >> reporter: so if you are planning on going to tonight's rally, don't plan on bringing weapons, laser pointers, signage, outside food or recording devices. also, active duty military could face disciplinary action if they attend campaign events in uniform. if you want to see it, check out the live stream on our web site, wncn.com.
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for hillary clinton as well. two stops in our area in less than two hours. the visit comes after a victory last night in mississippi and a loss in michigan. clinton is trying to slide phi her lead over bernie sanders. bill clinton was campaigning for his wife on monday and tried to explain why her vision was different for republicans. >> she does not agree with the other party when they say they want to make america great. this country never stopped being great. [ applause ] >> but we do need to make america whole again so we can all rise together. >> after hillary's visit tomorrow, her daughter chelsea will be in our area on saturday. if you want to see hillary clinton tomorrow afternoon, you have two chances. first time is in durham. that's at hillside high school. the doors open at 1:30. the second stop in durham, you
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afternoon. that event starts at 5:45. presidential candidates turn their sights on south carolina. hundreds of republicans came together last night to talk about what happens next. the wade county gop held its convention last night. supporters of the four remaining presidential candidates were there. supporters of the nontrump candidates question whether they'll back trump if he does. >> i'd do anything to get him elected. he is the man that will take apart the government. he will make america great again. >> i am concerned, absolutely. i just don't think he's qualified to be president of the united states and commander in chief of the armed forces. >> trump and cruz are making stops in our area this week. kasich and rubio don't have anything on schedule in north carolina. at least not at this point. your time now is 6:37. what would you do if you stumbled on $1,000? >> coming up, we'll tell you
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did in california or pennsylvania. >> $1,000? wow. let's go ahead and talk about your temperatures as you get ready to head through the doors this morning. 54 in lewisburg. i'll break down the forecast and find out how warm we'll get at devry university's college of business, we're looking for the go-getters. so if you want to learn what's been business-world tested today, and make an impact tomorrow, you're our kind of different. devry university's college of business.
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just get outside. >> i saw people tweeting me. they say it's hard to work when it's beautiful like this. i agree. know that it will be beautiful before and after work. when we start to see the
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this morning. 60 by 9:00 a.m. keep in mind, 60 is close to where we should be for afternoon highs. just take a minute to look at your screen right now. an absolutely gorgeous sunrise is taking place. 6:39 on this wednesday morning. not a cloud in sight. this is a live picture from our studios here in north raleigh. let's get to some of the temperatures. 46 in clayton. also 48 in goldsboro. you are at 51 right now. lewisburg also in the low 50s around henderson and durham. you are actually at 53. as you are planning your day today, 55 at 8:00 a.m. 73 at lunchtime. high of 79. the record high is around 84. i think that will survive the day, but tomorrow could be near record breaking for some of you. 80 our high tomorrow. still i'll have a look at the
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right now, back to you, russ. a man with good luck thinking he hit the jackpot stumbled on $15,000. he was only richer for about an hour. instead of keeping it he turned the money over to police. police are stunned and have no idea who the cash belongs to. officers say in a day and age where they spend more time locking suspects up for robbing and stealing from people, bob is a rare kind of guy. raleigh has a multi- million dollar plan for land purchased by the state last year. how they plan to pay for it and when the plan might be
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coming up after the break. the son of a civil rights attorney josh stein learned early about justice, equality and doing what's right. senior deputy attorney general, one of the "most effective" state senators,
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cracked down on domestic violence, and stein took on scam artists who prey on seniors. stein: we need an attorney general with the independence to stand up to the special interests and who will always put the people of north carolina first. josh stein for attorney general. we are following breaking news in cumberland county.
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north carolina one person is dead after being hit by a pickup truck on rayford road. police say the driver is still at large at this time. if you have any information, please call the fayetteville police department. you can also call crimestoppers. an amber alert has been activated for a missing north carolina teenager. police say 15-year-old dixie mae bailey may have been abducted. she has brown hair and blue eyes. she's about 5' 4'', 114 pounds last seen monday in a park in brevard in transylvania county. police think she could be headed to atlanta, georgia. if you know anything at all or see her, call 911 or star hp on your cell phone. attorney general roy cooper is calling out governor mccrory staying the state is it not investing enough in our schools. they are working toward free community college. cooper, who is a democrat is looking to unseat governor mccrory in the race for
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cooper says he wants teacher pay increased and more investments in pre-k. yesterday the governor told supporters to be cautious of mows promises. >> everything they offer you is as if it costs nothing. ladies and gentlemen, hold onto your wallet. >> it's said the government has gone backward reducing funding to our mean colleges and universities. >> cooper said he wants to make changes to the tax system to benefit schools. he says corporations and the wealthy are strongly favored. laura hartman teaches social studies at wake forest high school, but students say she's battling a blood infection for most of the school year and has spent a lot of time in treatment. more time there than in the classroom. now the community is stepping up to help pay their medical bills.
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$8,000 and did that in just four days. >> she's always been there for me and my family, and my friends. so this was the least i could do to give back to her. i mean, she's such an amazing person. this is the least we could do for her. >> that's how you can tell she's made such a difference in her students' lives. hartman says she's overwhelmed by the generosity of everyone who's helped out. you can find the go fund me link at wncn.com. >> so good to see that indeed. we have new information about a home invasion in an apartment complex at north nc state. we first brought you this last night. the victims tell us all three were in the apartment when five people broke in and stole various things including their phones. no one was hurt. police have not named suspects and do not believe this is related to other break-ins recently reported in north raleigh. we'll take you back now to breaking news we're following this morning out of durham
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the homicide and double shooting. around 10:30 last night, police responded to the corner of maplewood and dearborn drives just north of i-85 and also where we have cbs north carolina's emma wright following the story. she has more. emma? >> reporter: police cleared this scene about an hour ago. they did have most of maplewood drive taped off. know this happened around 10:30 last night. police had been out here for about seven hours. they say when they arrived on the scene around 10:30 last night they found two people that had been shot. both people were taken to the hospital and say one person died about the hospital. the other person has nonlife- threatening injuries. i did talk with durham police earlier this morning. they say this is still an ongoing investigation and haven't released the names of two people that were shot and they haven't said if they have any suspects. they say they hope to release more later today.
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will bring you more updates online and throughout the day as we learn more. i'm emma right, cbs north carolina. >> we'll see you again at noon. >> right now, family and friends are badgering to welcome home loved ones they have not seen in a long time. this morning, 160 paratroopers are coming in to pope airfield returning from a nine-month deployment in iraq. this is video from a similar homecoming last month. today's group is the last of the paratroopers of the 82nd to return, marking what the military is calling a successful deployment. the rare sight happens when the moon is close enough to the earth and the sun is completely eclipsed by the shadow and only the corona is visible. >> we don't want a sun blockout today. we want plenty of sunshine and
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>> yesterday we have it. we'll have it again today and tomorrow for that matter. we're not seeing changes until, say, about friday afternoon. right now, here is a beautiful picture from shaw university in downtown raleigh. not a cloud in sight. the building's glowing in the early morning sunshine. as far as the temperatures are concerned, we're still on the cool side, mild for this time of year as well. 52 in raleigh. 50 in rox borough. down around the sand hills, we see more of the 40s ranging from 46 in rayford and portions of lee county around the sanford area. take that with you. you are not going to need it by lunchtime at the latest. 66 at 10:00 a.m. this morning. just a degree or so above where we were yesterday. clear conditions up towards virginia as well.
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louisiana and arkansas to even see rain right now. that's the rain that could can start to sneak into our forecast by friday. meantime, high pressure controlling the weather bringing in the southerly breeze so unseasonably warm as we head into the afternoon. the feature forecast starting off at 8:00 with not a cloud in sight. that's what we'll see as we head into the evening drive home. the sun doesn't set until 6:16 this evening. if you are home earlier than that, enjoy the fresh air. taking the kids out for a walk. as we head towards tomorrow morning, an extra cloud or two. what i'm watching for is tomorrow morning and patchy fog. we'll see if that fog is going to slow you down. meantime, here's what i'm thinking for today. mostly sunny, feeling like spring, 80 in fayetteville. looking at temperatures ranging from the upper 70s, rocky mount
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southern portions of the 95 corridor. 81 in goldsboro. here in the triangle, 79 in raleigh and cary. chapel hill, you are looking at a temperature right around 77. overnight tonight, we'll fall into the mid-50s with just a cloud or two and fog developing. heading into the rest of the workweek, plenty of sunshine tomorrow, 80 our high. that's near record-breaking highs for our area. friday 76. a chance for a shower or two in the afternoon hours. as we head into the weekend, we'll continue with a chance for a few showers. 70 our high saturday. and the 70s hang around into early next week. just an isolated shower or two as we head towards next monday and tuesday. it is 6:51 right now on this wednesday morning. that's your latest seven-day forecast. let's turn it over to kristin. -- over to kristin. >> reporter: outside, what a beautiful start. outside, here is a live look at your morning commute on i-40 and rock quarry road. there's some good news. traffic moving smoothly through
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so off to a great start to the day there. great start to the day else dids where. right now. just a couple of things to make you aware of in that fortified construction zone here. the shoulder is still closed between exit 293 and 301. could be a tight squeeze once up. things are really not looking too bad. normal traffic volumes as you look at the current commute times to glenwood avenue heading westbound. you are looking at a 16-minute drive from the aclayton by pass to u.s. 1. have a safe drive in. back to you guys. we're getting a slightly clearer picture on what the city of raleigh wants to use this 300 tract of land. development will cost $150 million and it will be a mix of both public and private money.
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tax revenue by attracting visitors. >> we have talked about this for over ten years. so for me, you know, seeing the agreement sign and all of a sudden starting to talk about what's next is really exciting. >> baldwin says it will take two years to come one a master planned, though. she says the transportation will not be complete for another 20 to 60 years. practice tornado drills are scheduled today. several other schools are participating across the state all for severe weather awareness this week. the drills take place at 9:30 this morning. it will show kids and adults what to do when a tornado forms close by. >> knees into chest, back up against the wall. >> students in chapel hill are also learning about severe weather. we were there as had he held the tornado drill and during the tornado watch. not only do the kids learn about what to do at school, they also make plans to are
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>> we all get our pets and we all head into the laundry room, which is the safest room in our house. >> all right. she's got her plan together. the school's principal tells cbs north carolina that many other students are safer during severe weather at school than they would be out there on the road and in someplaces in their own home. so it's important to do that and have a plan and once they learn it at school, hopefully they bring it home to mom and dad. >> so great to see that the school system is teaching the kids how to be safe. we'll be back in a bit with some news to know before you go. >> first, shear a quick check in on -- first, here is a quick check in on what the cbs morning crew is working on for 7:00. >> we'll talk about bernie sanders' big upset and whether marco rubio can make it to the florida primary. the latest developments in the
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and it was a supposed revolutionized medicine. taking a new look at what the company failed to deliver. and we'll look back on the incredible career of beatles producer george martin. we know that song.
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morn here ace quick look at news to know before you head out the door this morning. durham county investigators are looking into a shooting that killed one teen and injured another person. police responded to the call just after 10:30 last night near the corner and dearborn drives. police are asking anyone with information to contact them or call crimestoppers. >> what do you want to bet that this afternoon interior parts of restaurants will be empty and everybody will be eating outside. >> outside of the sidewalk and patios, that's where i'd be. >> for sure. >> look at this, we're already seeing a beautiful start to our day. the sun is up and it's 51 degrees.
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lots of sun glare out there. 53 in durham. 44 in sanford. you still want that light jacket this morning. heading into the afternoon, high of 79. our record for today not far from that, 84 this afternoon. we are seeing traffic picking up on i-40 at the clayton bypass. it's congested there but as well. >> still a gorgeous shot.
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we'll see you back captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, march 9th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." bernie sanders pulls off a huge upset over hillary clinton in michigan. and donald trump calls for the republicans to unite after his three victories. breaking news. a building explodes in seattle injuring several firefighters.
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and saying good-bye to the fifth beatle, legendary producer george martin. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. a huge voter turnout and i'm talking about a huge voter turnout. >> bernie sanders pulls off a major upset in michigan. >> we have our differences. but those differences pale in comparison to what is happening on the republican side. >> only one person did well tonight, donald trump. i will tell you. listen. donald says a different entertaining thing every day. >> buckle up your seat belts. it's a wild ride. >> a huge explosion in seattle. >> the building was leveled. several firefighters have been injured. severe weather in parts of texas and arkansas, oklahoma. power lines were knocked down roofs off buildings. >> a shooter of a pastor in

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