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glitch that created a backlog for one of the state's largest healthcare providers. >> cooler and less humidity. elizabeth will tell us how long this pleasant weather will last. thanks for joining us i am lena tillett. >> and i am bill leslie. him and accused of killing two good samaritans is expected to enter a plea deal today. >> marshall doran is already serving two life sentences. wral's explain. >> reporter: bill and lena, doran is charged with two felony accounts. this case is one of two he was involved with over a span of 10 months. investigators say when doran try to avoid a truck that spun out in december 2014 he actually hit two men on the
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doran is accused of killing bethanni williams of winston- salem who had tried to help a stranded driver. prosecutors say doran never stop when he hit them. later that same year, doran set fire to several beach condos. earlier this month the 24-year- old avoided a possible death penalty by pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree mayor turner -- mortar murder and arson. they say he had been drinking. of course we will be in the courtroom this morning when he is expected to plead guilty and we will bring you the latest in our afternoon newscast. >> julia sims, thank you. durham police are looking for those involved in a shooting that send three voice to the hospital around 11:30 saturday night. police say someone
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211-year-old boys hit. officers say one of them was seriously injured and the others released from the hospital. the neighbor bernard half of the said he did not see where the shots came from. >> i just heard pow pow pow. people were running around. >> police have not released any information about a militant. one of hospital in serious condition. fayetteville police have a shooting suspect in custody. gunshots erupted just before 4:30 pm yesterday afternoon on main street. the gunshot victims was threatening to drive his suv into the home. the names of the suspect and the victim had not been released. the rent was was in critical condition. investigators want anyone to
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call. a raleigh man accused of animal cruelty is due in court today. khai daugherty faces cruelty to animal. the bond is $3000. fayetteville police are searching for a rapist who attacked a woman at the apartment complex at the plantation apartments near santa fe drive on saturday morning. the attacker pued ground. the victim could only get a description to police. blue cross blue shield of north carolina is catching up on claims after a technical glitch last week. the issue has affected the ability to process claims properly. teams worked to catch up on the backlog while also working to fix the glitch. pinch current doll -- the insurance company is working
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[ music ] the 2016 summer olympics is now in the history books. but the u.s. has so much to be product. team usa leads with 171 -- 121 >> i would say we did pretty well. >> i think so. what are we going to do at night now? we have been spending our evenings [ laughter ] >> i guess i will get a little bit more sleep. >> i feel bad because all of the sudden it is over and i didn't watch as much as i was intending to.
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only a few places in the area with clouds at the moment. it is really making it look pretty this morning. our temperatures are feeling good with me in the 60 and 64. 67 in holly springs and 63 and roxboro with 73 in clinton. our temperatures will start to warm back up. feeling nicer than yesterday. 86 is the high this afternoon. a nice change in our temperature and in our dew point . tomorrow morning it will feel refreshing as you step out the door. we do have more heat in the forecast. i will show you up in the seven- day forecast.
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on this. you can see raleigh police are on the scene. luckily, they had been able to get this moved out of the way. this is the westbound lane. you can see you have a number of vehicles pulled over to the side. we are estimating it will take 20 or 30 more minutes. you may want to consider an alternate route. the other is through southern wake county. we are seeing delays on 401 northbound and were also seen delays on 55 westbound. something to keep in mind. overall we are seeing a number of accidents. most of them are friendlier -- fairly minor. one of which we
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near old poole road for the delays are backed up all the way 2440. another place is over on 70 with our sensors showing green. bill and lena? >> thank you very much. changing course on a major issue to get more votes. >> the controversial issue donald trump may change his position on. plus, the rule change that could help increased travel and
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i'm roy cooper, and you deserve the truth about the crime lab. when i became attorney general, we discovered a backlog of more than 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations. but what governor mccrory isn't telling you we also solved over 2,000 crimes and put killers and rapists in prison from cold cases. we fixed the problems at the crime lab,
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[ music ] donald trump's campaign may be shifting positions on immigration. that comes as hillary clinton continues to label trump as insulting. edward lawrence reports from washington. >> reporter: after meeting with newly formed hispanic advisors, donald trump may be reconsidering his stance on supporting illegal immigrants. >> we need a fair way of dealing with what is estimated to be 11 million illegal immigrants in this country. >> reporter: kellyanne conway went on to say his position is to be determined as he looks at policies to help hispanic businesses grow. >> i believe donald trump's up
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clinton's. >> reporter: hillary clinton questions whether trump really regrets any of his comments in an online ad. her foundation one longer take donations should she become president. >> the steps being taken are unprecedented. we are happy that that planning is taking place. >> reporter: this is a highly contentious race. edward lawrence, washington. hillary clinton's running mate tim kaine will make an appeal today at the union in los angeles. kaine's father owned a welding shop in misery and served on the national pension board for 20 years. tens of thousands of people gathered in charlotte for the city's pride parade. >> awesome and happy.
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the event totally more than 200,000. people marched with flags and posters as others lined the streets. this is the first pride festival since the passage of house bill 2 which requires individuals to use the bathroom of the sex listed on their birth certificate rather than the one with which they identify. record-breaking flooding hits another southern state. >> coming up, we will tell you where they are when the president will toward flood damaged areas this week. >> and why the yellowstone
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show back in the day. >> it was. and i don't think it was intended. all of the sudden everybody loved it and they are having a reunion on september 16. [ laughter ] in los angeles. [ laughter ] >> that is all i know about the >> there is not that much more to know about them, really. are tall towercam issuing nothing but sunshine. expect mostly sunny skies today and a nice drop in our dew point. a little preview of fall getting into some very hot temperatures for the weekend. 70 is the correct temperature right now.
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and it is down to 52. the low as number is the more mike it feels. temperatures themselves are not dropped a whole lot. you will notice the big drop tomorrow morning as this cooler air really settles in. you will wake up to low to mid 60s tomorrow morning. 74 in goldsboro and 76 in fayetteville with 60s near the pretty big temperature change. even though it is not a huge drop down south, it is 10 degrees is cooler in south hill. these dew points dropped nicely to the low to mid 60s right now . the lower this number, the less muggy it feels. we will probably see that
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high pressure will help to keep things dry with the cold front shifting eastward and the high pushing the cooler air into our area. not so quiet in the tropics with fiona. it is a tropical storm late last week and it has been downgraded. these two leaves are worth watching. this has come off the coast of africa with the nation hurricane center calling it a 90% chance of development. that one they can put a model will bring it closer to some of the islands in the caribbean off of the coast of florida. this one has a 90% chance of development. it looks like it may wander off into the atlantic. all about is worth watching
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it will feel really nice checking out tomorrow with the nice flow of 62 tomorrow morning. are -- our normal low is not close to the record but at least we see them dropping down below normal. it stays dry into the weekend with temperatures creeping up saturday and sunday with highs into the 90s. 87 is normal with 60 for the coolest high temperature for that date. we will see plenty cool air coming approach in september. bill? president obama is back in the white house after vacation at martha's vineyard. he will head back on the road tomorrow heading toward louisiana.
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shelters. state leaders say it damaged 40,000 homes. officials are setting up a temporary bus system to help people in the baton rouge area. there's also flooding elsewhere with a series of storms bringing flash flooding to parts of texas over the weekend. heavy rain pounded the austin area. several people had to be rescued . a flash flood warning is in effect for areas south of austin. a cleanup underway in texas after a train derailment in roanoke, texas. it sent some cars into a creek. union pacific said 26 total cars were derailed.
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police in suburban cleveland are considering charges against a 74-year-old woman who drove into a crowd at an outdoor dance. they say she accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake. eight people were injured. federal officials are looking into a shooting in connecticut were 13 people were shot. the others had non-life- threatening injuries profit which is against the law in bridgeport. so the organizers may face charges. no suspects have been arrested. the wisconsin attorney general will investigate the violent protests. civil smith was shot and killed and smith was holding a handgun when he turned for the officer.
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leaving several businesses burned and damaged. check the suicide bomber who attacked a turkish wedding over the weekend was on islamic state soldier as an s 12 years old. at least 51 people were killed one attacker detonated his explosives at an outdoor wedding party. the group maintains an army of child soldiers which it calls cubs of the caliphate. they have a history of using kids as weapons syria. grant to france continues over the weekend with fighter jets and the heavy weapon storage. a dozen long range missiles were used to destroy the warehouse. france has stepped up real operations against isis.
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on the bastille day track attack. islamic state claimed responsibility for the attack. afghan forces are working to dry out the taliban. afghan troopers launched a new operation yesterday after recapturing the district. the telegram is branching out from his traditional stronghold in the southeast of the country to the once peaceful north. they want to force the coalition out of afghanistan and it is now easier and cheaper to fly between the u.s. in mexico. the countries agreed in december to open the aviation markets. until today, a small number of airlines are limited to one route. airlines can now play any wrote as often as they want and set prices. there is also flys been offered later this year.
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today. biologist are trying to prevent the spread of a parasite that has killed tens of thousands of fish. no fish have been reported inside the park where the service will celebrate its 100th anniversary this week. 183 miles of the yellowstone river are closed, which means there is a ban on all fishing and other activities. park rangers anniversary with a community by craig the washington dc. on august on august 15 on august 15, 1916 the president woodrow wilson created the national park service. the national museum will host celebrations and a passable to take place in the constitution gardens saturday. the summer travel season is winding down. but there are still some time to find last
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>> plus 1 transfer sergeant bowe bergdahl are expected to argue today in a hearing ahead
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the time is now 8:26. i am lena tillett first mikaya on the roads. >> we are seeing a few trouble spots on our live commute map. emma stone wake county we are seeing some of the biggest troubled areas. we are seeing issues all over. this is a look at 440 at six forks road. this is the result of an accident with quite a few
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also keeping an eye on how far this accident is causing a problem all of the way to 264. blue cross blue shield of north carolina says it is catching up on a backlog of claims after a glitch. the issue affected the ability to process claims properly. a spokesman says teams work to catch up while working to fix the problem. good samaritans will be in court today. marshall doran is expected to enter a plea in the case he is already serving two sentences for setting fire to several condos killing two woman there. it is looking pretty this morning and it is cooler and less muggy than yesterday. just a little bit of cloud cover. today will be mostly sunny and
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and 76 in gatesville. that cooler air filtering in. we will end up with the high of 86 today and 88 tuesday and wednesday. >> looks good. a man accused in a crash that killed three people gets ready to face a judge today. next on fox 50 the charges he is facing. cooper: governor mccrory wants you to believe there's a carolina comeback. but raise your hand if your taxes have gone up while those at the top
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i'm roy cooper, and that's not a comeback. that's moving backwards. raise your hand if you agree that those at the top should pay their fair share. raise your hand if you agree that tax breaks should be going to the middle class. and raise your hand if you agree that a comeback should include everyone. focused on people and community for 60 years, we promise a relentless pursuit of
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>> good morning everybody. a man accused in the crash that killed three people over the weekend has his first court appearance today. >> police say he was driving when he crashed on highwoods boulevard. wral's julia sims's at the justice center with more on the terrible crash. >> reporter: good morning, bill and lena. police say jaciel espino-montes 's car was packed with seven people. he is charged with his cousins. and the skaters say the 22-year- old espino-montes was driving along the highway boulevard sunday morning when he swerved and hit a light pole and hit a tree. 21-year-old elsa velasquez 18- year-old tomas rivera and 22- year-old paul batista died. 's parents told us they are
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that exact moment when they realized their son didn't make it. >> he is saying that when he walked in it was fine. my son is going to refine. nothing is wrong with my son. as soon as he saw the man with a bible, he had a bad feeling. >> reporter: espino-montes is charged with three counts of aggravated felony along with driving while impaired. he is being held bond and is expected in court today. we will keep you updated throughout the afternoon newscasts. >> julia sims, thank you very much. police are searching for a driver crashed on i-40 running from the scene an overturned and hammond road in wake county. you can see the mess here with westbound lanes slow-moving. there is no reports of anyone
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hearing today at fort bragg in the case of bowe bergdahl. an attorney for bergdahl suggest indifference from senator john mccain would cost bergdahl a fair trial. bergdahl is accused of leaving his post in afghanistan in 2009. he was taken captive by the taliban and held for five years. today is the of the fall semester at east carolina university and university will officially welcomes new chancellor. cecil staton become the chancellor on july 1. staton previously served as the interim president in georgia and vice chancellor of extended education for the tour university system. ecu alumni will welcome doctor
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the triangle settled in. at unc- chapel hill more than 4200 students are new undergraduates. chancellor careful greeted new students yesterday afternoon. there was also a new student convocation at carmichael arena. nc state welcome back its students with between food and live entertainment. students were invited to join in for the fun. the kids are back and moved in. students are back. i should call them kids, right. let's take a look at our raleigh skycam. looking across the river at centennial campus.
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monday and everybody is back to business, but it should feel really nice to get out in the morning and the something. 67 in henderson and 73 in wellington and smithfield. this morning expect temperatures close to 70 noticing a nice drop in the community. still a little muggy southeast but that will change the day. we also have an active tropics and we will look at that coming up in a few minutes. into treatment is showing promise of helping people at risk for broken bones. >> the new osteoporosis drug that could keep you strong and
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it is a disease that causes bones to weaken and can lead to fractures. a new drug may be about to change the way osteoporosis is treated in a colorado doctor is leading the way. maya rodriguez has more. >> reporter: 10 million americans suffer from osteoporosis. many women like sue johnson. >> it it lowers your bone density. so you are more apt to fractures something if you fall. >> reporter: a new drug shows a promising chance for change. when injected daily, it reduces the number of fractures in osteolysis -- osteoporosis patients. >> uses for two years and then maintain it for one of the other
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trial involved 2600 women with the results published in the journal of the american medical association. >> we lose a lot of the microstructure of the bone that is called truck quality. >> reporter: stem lighting sales to create new -- deleting cells two great new bone. >> >> reporter: for sue johnson is a treatment she would want to try. >> i'm very excited about it. >> if you want to be mentally fit in your 40s, get a good job in your 20s. researchers looked at the data on more than 6000 people. those were unhappy with their employment formal worried and have more depression by the time
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report emotional problems. a $50,000 you run -- u.n. solar project is bring light to parts of the world. the energy kit includes solar panels and lights. the government of molly has not had the rubble since 2014 making access to services like electricity debacle. a 9-year-old boy gave act more than 300 says to flood victims in louisiana. carson of lafayette decided to skip a party and hand deliver pizzas to those who lost their homes. at first the idea was just to give out a few dozen to people with the help of his family and friends but everything got big on social
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>> we are going to get them lunch so that they don't have to stop what they are doing and we are going to deliver pizzas to neighborhoods that have flooded. >> it is just so humbling. especially in today's time. you don't see children that young that have such a big, giving heart. and that says a lot for carson. >> carson hundreds of people across the state are stepping in to donate and volunteering their time. >> and you see him in the rain running in to deliver a pizza. he was determined pick >> what a great kid. a blast from the past will takes a stage one last time. >> when the monkees will hold one final concert in tinseltown . and reviews mean nothing to
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we will take a look at the box office numbers and what the flop was for the weekend. >> pick three numbers 869. carolina cash five numbers
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give us an update on this crash along with alternate routes coming up in 10 minutes. >> it is hard to tell what that was. it almost like a car carrier. and then it look like a boat. >> you think of all of the car dealerships they have out there and 54, it very well could be. >> my wife called and said the weather is great this morning. she was out on the porch with enjoying life. >> we were talking about it even last week. by monday it will feel better and tomorrow morning it will feel even better with temperatures this morning in the mid-60s and low 70s. tomorrow is looking like low to mid 60s. there has been mainly sunny skies as you look on the left side of your screen you can see some clouds over downtown
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with this nice northwesterly wind bringing in the cooler air . it is nice to feel that this one. 62 is the dew point this morning. we have not yet seen a huge drop in our temperatures. tomorrow morning that cool air will be all settled in and the temperature will be closer to 52 with dew point maybe in the 50s. it mid-70s not that far from what we have been seeing for the last several weeks. a big drop in the two point. 74 in goldsboro with here is a look at our 24 hour temperature change. we are now 60 degrees cooler and raleigh and it is a smaller change in roxboro then rocky
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feeling good in the 60s everywhere. 63 in south hill and 68 in urban. -- erwin. it did produce some strong storms across the viewing area at my house in downtown raleigh it wasn't a whole lot, but other folks did see some heavy rain. high pressure to the north and west moving in with cooler, dryer air. it high pressure system for the end of the workweek. we do have the traffics -- tropics to watch. fiona had a weekend -- weaken -- weakened. and may produce some more current danger by the time we get to the weekend. this wave has a 40% chance of
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may come close to florida with that one certainly worth watching. it only has a 30% chance of developing. it wanders out into the atlantic and at this point it doesn't look like much of a threat. all of that is certainly worth watching. we are about to start the peak hurricane season. 86 the high temperature today with yesterday the dew point at 72. that is a huge change and you will feel it. we do stay dry with 88 on wednesday for the high temperature. the road has very little chance of rain, and that is true into the weekend with warmer weather coming back and highs in the
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you probably don't want to hear this, but the last chance for a late summer vacation is coming up; however, this year it should be more affordable. chris clark and reports. >> the last two weeks of the summer vacation season are upon us. it will culminate were record travel might occur. >> it is advantageous for travelers to get away. >> reporter: historically low gas prices are still were consumers are saving the most. >> we are seeing flight prices lower than we have seen. >> reporter: airline tickets might be cheaper but don't plan on using frequent flyer miles. labor day weekend is another
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says he still but every using them somehow. and seeing. >> you might never use those points at all because they will expire if you are not actively participating. airlines and are frequently changing turns. for earning and we deeming miles . suffer labor day flying this year, resolved to of burn reward miles it might be cheaper anyway. chris clark him, nbc news. >> higher crude oil prices are causing refineries and retailers to bump up their prices. the average price is still $.54
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is at $2.35. hyundai amateur be she are recalling thousands of cars hyundai is recalling more than 64,000 aimee -- elantras . it could cause the transition to shift out of park. meanwhile, mitsubishi is recalling 2015 models of the and 2016 models of the outlander and lancer due to a problem that could delay acceleration. it affects more than 82,000 vehicles. boston police were able to see right through a fugitive's efforts to hide his true identity. this is shonn miller who was wanted on drug charges. authorities tracked him to a home in cape cod.
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they also found $30,000 in cash and two loaded handguns. some of the pills taken from prince's estate were counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl. nearly 2 dozen pills for falsely labeled. they were containing a mix of hydrocodone them tested positive for fentanyl, in opioid three times more powerful than heroin. autopsy results shows prince died of an accidental overdose. tests prior to his test -- death did not show personal in the system. the canadian rock band performed for the final hip
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gord downie has been diagnosed with brain cancer. it was a big deal with justin trudeau there in the canada olympic house in rio de janeiro hosted a viewing party the man behind the boy bands has died. lou pearlman created nsync, the back street boys, and o-town . he was convicted of fraud after a ponzi scheme was uncovered. the cause of death was unknown and pearlman was 62. "suicide squad" is hanging onto the top of the box office expected to come on top for third straight weekend taking $21 million since wednesday. the domestic total is $260 million. that is good enough for the fourth best movie of the summer despite poor reaction critics.
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more dogs debuts at number three . those numbers will put some calling the biggest flop which is "ben hur". became -- it came in fifth and "ben hur" cost $100 million to make but only made $11.4 million over the weekend. michael nesmith is rejoining the monkeys perform september 16 in los angeles. he calls it a perfect match for the anniversary of the show. they will take the tour overseas while nesmith plans to do so low concerts. we are following breaking news in the cary apex area where a truck is blocking
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mikaya thurmond will have the
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it is a check 56 i am bill leslie . >> and i am lena tillett. a man is due in court today. they believe he was driving
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on highwoods boulevard early yesterday killing three people. bowe bergdahl has arrived at the fort bragg courtroom for another hearing. the army sergeant facing a court-martial for desertion. an attorney for bergdahl suggest an appearance from senator john mccain what caused for a draw of a fair trial. the weather is better today. >> it is. it should be even pretty right now. mostly we will see sunshine today. it is 68 in winnsboro with 74 in goldsboro, erwin, and clinton. we should see a high of 86 this afternoon down from the 94 high yesterday. 88 tuesday and wednesday with low humidity.
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drive. this photo was sent in. if you are says it appears to be a carport that has blocked all of the lanes on this side of the road. we are keeping our eyes on that. we want to take a look at the live commute map to show you. bill and lena, back to you. >> that is our ws our next update is in 25 minutes. >> the next all-new cast is on
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