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of virginia, before we see a cold blast for next week. i'll have the details coming up. 3 3 pattie plasma good morning virginia. it is friday, february 5th, 2016. i'm pattie martin. thanks for starting your day with us. 3 pattie tight this morning we have the latest in developments concerning the murder of 13 year old nicole lovell. one of the virginia tech students charged her death was denied bond yesterday. 19 year old natalie keepers is charged with being an accessory to the murder of nicole lovell. here's what we learned in court. prosecutors presented the timeline of events the night nicole lovell went missing. in a statement.. keepers told police she and david eisenhauer plotted the best way to kill lovell.. and that slashing her throat would be the best way. part of that plan included driving through
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a shovel, and scouting out a place to kill her. keepers waived her miranda rights and told police she helped load lovell's body into eisenhauer's lexus. 3 pattie you can read more about what happened in court on our website, wset dot com and follow the story on our abc 13 facebook page as well. pattie tight and in the next half hour of gmv, the latest on just exactly who knew what about the relationship between lovelle and eisenhauer...prior to her death. 3 3 as you head out the door today, some light drizzle and even some flurries are possible early this morning. the clouds we wake up to will give way to sunshine and blue skies by mid-morning. you'll want the coat as it will be a cool day with highs mainly in the 40s to near 50 on the southside. winds will be out of the northwest and a bit brisk at times. mostly clear for tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 20s. the weekend will be perfect to get outdoors! enjoy mostly sunny skies both saturday and sunday with highs in the upper
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for sunday. lows remain in the 20s. 3 pattie box this morning 3 we have this latest on an ongoing investigation. virginia will begin testing its backlog of thousands of un- tested rape kits held by local law enforcement agencies. this is part of a 1-point-4 million dollar grant to test the kits for possible dna evidence. some kits date as far back as 1988. back in 2013 -- it was exposed that rape kits were sitting in police evidence rooms around the commonwealth..untested. the state has now contracted with a private forensics lab to do the testing. it will take 6 to 8 weeks to get the
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3 pattie also in richmond.. some state prosecutors hope a bill will help them lock up child sexual predators that currently are going free. the bill would allow hearsay to be used as evidence in certain cirumstances for children 13 or younger. that's because some children are too young to testify. and under current laws -- the people they've confessed to can't testify because it would be hearsay. the bill passed unanimously in the house.. but has faced opposition in the senate. camille cooper protect there's a few members, a few stragglers that aren't ready to come up in the 21st century with 3 this. pattie tight on the opposing side.. defense attorneys says one cocern is that parents in a custody battle could lie and use it against the other. 3 3 pattie plasma the virginia department of elections has voted to rescind the statement that would have required all gop primary voters to declare themselves republicans before casting a ballot. the republican party of virginia planned to implement this change on virginia's march 1st
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general's office says the state has the legal authority to change the rule after voting has begun. a state elections official says the agency spent more than 62 thousand dollars to print and mail the required paperwork. 3 pattie tight a house committee had put off until next year voting on a bill to limit the personal use of campaign funds by politicians. lawmakers are only barred from using campaign funds for personal use when they close out their accounts. an ethics commission made up of former lawmakers and others recommended that lawmakers.. bar the use of personal use of campaign funds. but many have said.. they need wide latitude to use campaign funds because.. they're used to subsidize the costs of performing their duties. 3 pattie this morning we have more on hillary clinton's email scandal... supporters of clinton say the e-mail scandal could be overblown and politically motivated. that's because it appears that colin powell and condoleeza rice also got classified data from personal email acounts. these revelations came from a state
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practices on previous secretaries of state. for the past year, clinton has been blasted by republicans for using a personal email while leading the state department. 3 pattie plasma for the democratic presidential hopefuls, their last debate before the new hampshire primary was the most spirited one yet. hillary clinton and bernie sanders battled over their records on a host of issues and defended against each other's attack lines on the campaign trail. bazi kanani reports. 3 the top two democrats face- to-face for the last time before the new hampshire primary(clinton)i think it is time for you to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out.the candidates clashing over charges of not standing up to wall street.(sanders)i helped lead the effort again deregulation.while hillary clinton dodged a question about releasing the transcripts of her paid speeches to banks and big corporations...(clinton)i'll look into it. i don't have the status.she showed her muscle on foreign policy.(sanders)i fully concede that secretary clinton, who was secretary of state for four years, has more experience. but experience is not the only point. judgment is.(clinton) 21:58:55"a vote
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defeat isis,"sanders again refused to go after clinton for her email controversy. (sanders)i will not politicize it.instead? going after her connections to the establishment.(sanders) secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans...." (clinton) senator sanders is the only person who, i think, would characterize me, a woman, running to be the first woman president as exemplifying the establishment.(kanani)the republicans are up next. their final debate before the new hampshire primary 3 is this saturday 3 night, right here on abc. 3 pattie plasma still to come on good morning virginia... ted cruz is taking aim at ted cruz is
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still to come on 3 good morning virginia... ted cruz is taking aim at donald trump... and he's come up with a catchphrase when referring to his opponent. and... >> bam, bam! >> rachael: it's our super bowl recipe playoff show, with the
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3 friday through sunday will be sunny and cool for the heart of virginia, before we see a cold blast for next week. as you head out the door today, some light drizzle and even nd even some flurries are possible early this morning. the clouds we wake up to will give way to sunshine and blue skies by mid- morning. you'll want the coat as it will be a cool day with highs mainly in the 40s to near 50 on the southside. winds will be out of the northwest and a bit brisk at times. mostly clear for tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 20s. the weekend will be perfect to get outdoors! enjoy mostly sunny skies both saturday and sunday with highs in the upper 40s for saturday and lower 50s for sunday. lows remain in the 20s. the big headline for next week will be the colder weather and the chance for snow. the cold blast arrives
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tuesday. highs will only be in the 30s next week. showers changing to snow is possible monday night into tuesday morning. this does not look like a major winter storm, but accumulating snow is possible. right now, we're forecasting snow totals between 0.5" to 2.0." for monday night and tuesday morning. totals will be higher in the mountains. remain frigid all week next
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thursday. 3 3 pattie plasma what do you call it when donald trump throws a tantrum? a trumpertantrum! jeanne moos has trump's reaction to the newly coined word. 3 the donald likes to put his name on things...but when trump lashed out at the cruz campaign after coming in second in iowa....donald
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candidate"oh that voter fraud..."it was cruz who put trump's name into a new word for tantrum...sen. ted cruz/(r) presidential candidate "or, if you like, yet another trumpertantrum."trumpertantrum was an instant hit.(nat sound from newscasts)"it's spelled t-r-u-m-p-e-r-t-a-n-t-r-u-m it is the word of the day "trumpertantrum.""it's yet another trumpertantrum." #trumpertantrum started to trend.and attached to it were the usual assortment of doctored photos....lots of crybabies...not to mention a creepy crybaby. trump as rambo.the silence of the trumpertantrum. a self-described guitar poet even sang a song... (nat sound)"trumpertantrum. trumpertantrum."(reporter standup)"so who actually dreamed up the word "trumpertantrum"? apparently it was ted himself."the cruz campaign told cnn it was "all cruz"...that it "just came to him."chris christie likewise tried to coin a name for rival marco rubio, whom christie
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controlled by handlers.... (gov. chris christie/(r) presidential candidate)"he kinda reminds me of the boy in the bubble. let's get the boy in the bubble out of the bubble.""you know who the boy in the bubble is up here." (seth myers/comedian)"this comes from chris christie aka the bubble."but did donald trump throw a tantrum when he heard this?(nat sound of interview with donald trump/(r) presidential candidate and anderson cooper) "he did say that you had a trumpertantrum, ever heard that phrase?""ha ha i haven't. i love that phrase.""you could trademark it.""blah blah that's good. i'm gonna trademark it."and if you ever feel a trump-inspired tantrum coming on, don't blow your top, (nat trumpet noise)blow a trumpet.....at the top of the donald. a swedish ad agency created this for fun.how do you say "trumpertantrum' in swedish?(nat trumpet noise) jeanne moos cnn..... "trumpertantrum" new york3 3 pattie tight still to come on good morning virginia... a four-wheeler is now a bit
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tiny iowa town... and it seems to have a mind of it's own. we'll show you why in the next half hour of gmv. 3 pattie but first, here's a look at the most viewed news stories this morning on wset dot com. danville regional medical center is increasing security after one of their doctors was shot earlier this week.... also, many of you are logging on to read about the appomattox county sheriff asking for a dedicated drug officer to help fight to growing heroin and prescription drug use. and many are reading about last night's democratic presidential debate. be sure to log on to wset dot com...your source for abc 13
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3 happy friday! let's get a check of your morning drive. as you head out the door today, some light drizzle and even some flurries are possible early this morning. the clouds we wake up to will give way to sunshine and blue skies by mid-morning. you'll want the coat as it will be a cool day with highs mainly in the 40s to near 50 on the southside. winds will be out of the northwest and a bit brisk at times. mostly clear for tonight with overnight lows 20s. the weekend will be perfect to get outdoors! enjoy mostly sunny skies both saturday and sunday with highs in the upper 40s for saturday and lower 50s for 3 3 pattie plasma super bowl 50 is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u.s. history. ticket tracking site seat-geek reports the average ticket price is just shy of five thousand dollars... that's hundreds of dollars more than the record-setting ticket price for the mayweather- pacquiao fight last spring. the denver broncos and
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sunday.pattie plasma you're not the only one paying big bucks on this game. businesses are too -- on those commercials. lauren lyster reports. 3 [snickers] making an appearance at the super bowl this year...marilyn 3 monroe nat "much better" [kia ad] christopher walken nat "richard [gasp] are you looking for these?"[avocados ad] and icon of t-v shows past, scott baio. nat "anyone want to feed scot baio it's included in the price of admission"those are just a few of the celebs appearing in ads airing during the game, [please show snickers and a kia when i say candy bars and cars respectively selling
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cars...[bud ad] budweiser enlisted star power..."hello i'm helen mirren a notoriously frank and unsenstive british woman" in a spot discouraging drunk driving "if you drive drunk you are a short cited utterly useless human form of pollution" nats - "moving on up" apartments.com has jeff goldbloom scaling a high-rise building to bump into more famous folks "wait is that george and weezie?"taking a different tact -- using mystery to advertise something new..."even the people in the commercial don't know what it is"the ads star a green brick "they're going to fix it in post" and avocados of mexico has aliens touring a museum of earthly culture"this is the white and gold dress that caused a civil war"gma went behind the scenes for the making, getting a glimpse of the game-day pressure ad execs face jay russell, cheif creative officer, gsd&m advertising 'it's weird sitting there and you watch the super bowl spot and you wait ten seconds to see what twitter says and are like oh gosh ok we're good' and who will make the biggest impression?lisa granatstein, editor, adweek "it's still early on, we may still see a viral hit but i predict this year will be a little bit more tempered//everybody is playing, it seems, a little safe."tag: and in super bowl dollars just the minute or so of ad snipets you watched is worth about 9 of airtime. that's because a 3 pattie tight lions, and tigers, and 3 pattie plasma fans don't let fans drive drunk. virginia state police want you to have a plan for super bowl weekend so you don't drink and drive. so find a designated driver. if you
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hosting a party remember you are held liable and could be prosecuted if someone you served ends up in a crash. now over to dennis with 3 year navy jones of jefferson forest and player of the year finalist tyrell staten are the latest to commit to naia bluefield college. jones racked up more than 31- hundred total yards and 37 touchdowns his senior season, helping lead jf to back-to-back 12-and-1 seasons. 3 staten starred on both offense and defense for william campbell. liberty high's trayvon lewis and 10 others from magna vista, martinsville and g.w. have also committed to bluefield. 3 dennis hokies secondary coach torrian gray has resigned to take a similar job with the florida gators. gray heads back to his home state. he coached the past 10 seasons with the hokies. 3 college hoops, the bucs of east tennessee state played at vmi. just over a minute in, qj peterson scooped up the loose ball and finishes with a jam on the other end for vmi. keydets led by 11
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to play first half, but the bucs go on a 15-2 run to end the half to take the lead. bucs go on to win 71-60. 3 seminole district girls, e.c. glass hit the road to heritage to face their city rivals, the pioneers. brittany cobbs got heritage off to a fast start, the putback helped the pioneers race to a 7-1 lead. glass charged back to tie the game, ceana loving knocks down the three. but heritage ran off 11 straight points. and the pioneers win 45-26. 3 and tony stewart will miss the start of his final sprint cup season. stewart fractured his back in that atv accident last sunday and had surgery wednesday. no
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return.3 pattie tight lions, and tigers, and bears..but what about a jaguar? imagine running into this guy while strolling through the woods. wild jaguars were not known for sure to be in the united states -- until now. this one was has been roaming the santa rita mountains just outside tucson, arizona. among the large cats roaming the earth, the jaguar is the only one native to north and south america. this one has been photographed repeatedly over the past few years and the people of tucson
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means "the boss" 3 in spanish.3 3 3 sunday will be the heart of virginia, before we see a cold blast for next week. as you head out the door drizzle and even some flurries are possible early this morning.
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give way to sunshine and blue skies by mid-want the coat as it will be a cool day in the 40s to near 50 on the will be out of the northwest and a bit mostly clear for overnight lows dropping into the will be both saturday and in the upper 40s lower 50s for sunday. lows will weather and the chance for snow. arrives late monday and builds highs will only be week. showers changing to snow night into tuesday not look like a major winter storm, but right now, we're forecasting snow totals between 0.5" to totals will be higher in the mountains. temperatures will week. light snow may also be possible on wednesday. we're dry for thursday. 3 pattie plasma3 coming up in the next half hour of good morning virginia... we're continuing to closely follow the nicole lovell case... this morning, we hear from one of nicole's classmates who went to the school with information that may have changed the course of this entire sad event. plus, police in florida say their most recent attempted robbery
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most...at just 8 years old.3 3 3 3 3 as you head out the door today, some light drizzle and even some flurries are possible early this morning. the clouds we wake up to will give way to sunshine and blue skies by mid-morning. you'll want the coat as it will be a cool day with highs mainly in the 40s to near 50 on the southside. winds will be out of the northwest and a bit brisk at times. mostly clear for tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 20s. the weekend will be perfect to get outdoors! enjoy mostly sunny skies both saturday and sunday with highs in the upper
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for sunday. lows 3 remain in the 20s. 3 pattie plasma the murder of nicole lovell is raising new concerns about what people knew about the teenager's online encounters.. and when. a friend of the 13-year-old
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was having an inappropriate realtionship with an adult man.. and told school officials about it.. weeks before lovell disappeared. marissa parra spoke with that friend last night. 3 3 kari cook says she knew nicole for about 8 years, and spoke of her kindness.kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "last year we went on a school field trip to the pool and i forgot my money in my locker, and she had money, and she bought me food and drink before she bought her food." both, students at blacksburg middle school, kari says she saw the transformation when nicole started talking to boys. kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "facebook is pretty much where she talked to guys. but in school she didn't really talk to any of the guys there." (9 secs) but kari says something didn't feel right. kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "i remember this one guya& he looked older than 18. and they were dating, and uma& they were just posting screenshots of how they were a cute couple and how they were great together."kari cook, classmate
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how recently was this?) "i think a little bit before winter break?" (4 secs) i asked what he looked like... kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "i think he sort of had a beard? it was curly. he was black and he, i don't know, he did look over the age of 18." "so it wasn't david." "no it wasn't david." the age difference was a red flag. kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "he just looked too old." so, she says she took her concerns to a cop. kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "i went to the school and told the police officer there." (4 secs). she says she was told it would be looked into. about a month later, nicole went missing. kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "at first i didn't believe it.." butted sot "i thought it was just a rumour and that she missed a day of school." (7 secs) but she says she was haunted by the screenshots she'd seen of nicole's relationship with the older man.kari cook, classmate of nicole lovell: "yeaha& i thought it was because of facebook." (4 secs) 3 pattie plasma the blacksburg police department has released a statement on their facebook page stating
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from a student. they said the school resource officer, quote, "had no information concerning nicole in relation to her disappearance. had a student, or even nicole herself, reached out to him in advance of her disappearance about anything that would cause concern, he would have acted on it through the appropriate channels."pattie plasma you can read that statement in its entirety on our website at wset.com currently, we are waiting for further comment from the blacksburg police department. 3 pattie tight we did reach out to blacksburg middle school as well. they sent us a statement. it reads in part: "all of the staff members at bms, including officer haynie, are informed and trained on how to handle concerns regarding the use of cell phones or social media for inappropriate activity. officer haynie is a vital part of the bms community and he has our full confidence." 3 pattie tight and stay with us for the next half hour of good morning virginia, where we'll take a look at the role schools play in reporting allegations of child abuse. 3 pattie tight this morning, a danville doctor is
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winston-salem hospital. someone shot dr. randolph neal while he walked home from work monday night. now- d-r-m-c is increasing its security to escort staff to and from their cars. but the facility also wants to help find a solution to the problem. so -- it's hosting a walk tonight.(:12) (alan larson)"because we do care about the health of the community, it's often more productive to walk and talk. so the opportunity is to use this as a chance to share with others, you may have concerns, and come up with ideas."pattie tight the walk will begin this evening at 6 in front of the hospital. and our abc 13 crew will be there.. so look for our coverage tonight. 3 3 pattie box the appomattox sheriff's office is looking for leads in a drive by shooting. it happened tuesday night just after 8-30 in the 600 block of robinson road. investigators tell abc 13 people were inside a house when witnesses say a small, grey, four door vehicle drove by -- and someone inside it fired four to five shots at
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tells us he can't say whether this is a random incident or not. you're asked to call the appomattox sheriff's office or crimestoppers with any information. 3 pattie plasma an attempted robbery at a florida grocery store - but with a very unlikely suspect. police have an eight-year-old-boy in custody - this, after they say he stole his mother's gun and tried to rob a store with it. ted white spoke to the mother about how this happened. 3 (eboni alls, mother) "he say he wanted to go to the park. i told him go ahead. he gave me a hug."eboni alls would later learn that her son was up to no good. wednesday night - alls says her 8-year old boy rode his bicycle to the king foods grocery store on 36th street in west palm beach. he enters the store wearing a bike helmet and baggy clothes. but what you don't see is the loaded handgun he's concealing. he walks inside and around the front of the store for about a minute.he then heads towards the checkout counter and approaches the cashier. (robert espinal, employee) "i see the boy take the gun. he says give me the money.""at the moment i didn't know if it was a real gun or fake but i
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employees saw the commotion and reacted quickly. "as soon as i moved i reached over to him, twisted his wrist, took the gun away" an employee attempts to take the child to the office.but he tries to get away. the store manager called police.the boys mother was at home when she realized something was wrong. (eboni alls, mother) "when i grabbed my purse, it was so light. i'm like i knew i was missing something. i said where my gun? the first thing i thought was i hope jaden don't have my gun."but he did.police took the child into custody. investigators say he's getting a mental evaluation after he made comments about hurting himself. (ted white, west palm beach, fl) "is there anything you would have done differently?(eboni alls, mother) yes.(ted white, west palm beach, fl) "what's that?" (eboni alls, mother) "had the gun locked up in a safe somewhere." 3 pattie plasma neither the boy nor his mother are charged with any crimes at this time. 3 pattie tight police have arrested a man for allegedly doing more than 100-thousand dollars worth of damage to the vaughan-bassett furniture company. galax police captain james cox tells us.. corey hodges.. a former
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with breaking and entering and felony destruction of property. cox says.. hodges broke into the plant and dumped black stain into their finishing tubs on monday night. it means the furniture would have black mixed in the color. 3 3 pattie plasma all the self- driving technology that's come out in the last year is pretty cool. from drones to, even, remote-controlled all-terrain-vehicles. it sounds great and very high-tech -- but olivia mancino explains what can happen someone loses control of a driverless atv. 3 watch as this a-t-v barrels down an empty parking lot.. crashes into a wall..and starts doing donutsall without a driver.(don huber/store owner)"i saw the video two weeks later and i said holy toledo thats a good view, that other camera doesn't show it in such good views!"of course, don huber is talking about the atv that went for joy ride behind his store.two security cameras caught all the chaos... and huber along with a friend from down the street, thought it would be a good candidate for youtube.(luigi rausch/owner's friend)"it was so crazy, it was like casper was riding an atv"the men handling the a-t-v stopped it from running into the power
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from barreling into the siding over and over again.(luigi rausch/owner's friend)it came up these steps and just started throwing milk cartons everywhere"the atv owners were able to finally gain control after a failed back flip..and in this town of 340 people...word traveled fast. (phone nat "he had an atv and no one was driving it, ran right in to the back of the store")and now begs the question...do you believe in ghosts?(don huber/store owner) "yeah really, i don't know, i've got a brother that's seen a spirit or something so what the heck!"3 3 pattie tight luckily, no one was hurt by the runaway atv. 3 pattie plasma still to come on good morning virginia... an american flag waves in the wind as a dinosaur rides by on a horse. yep, you heard us. we'll explain what's going on
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it's my goal to keep the lights on and everything run smoothly, and no one even notices. (announcer) we may be a power company, but the true power in our communities
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3 3 3 3 friday through sunday will be sunny and cool for the heart of virginia, before we see a cold blast for next week. as you head out the door today, some light drizzle and even some flurries are possible early this morning. the clouds we wake up to will give way to sunshine and blue skies by mid- morning. you'll want the coat as it will be a cool day with highs mainly in the 40s to near 50 on the southside. winds will be out of the northwest and a bit brisk at times. mostly clear for tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 20s. the weekend will be perfect to get outdoors! enjoy mostly sunny skies both saturday and sunday with highs in the upper 40s for saturday and lower 50s for sunday. lows remain in the 20s. the big headline for next week will be the colder weather and the chance for snow. the cold blast arrives late monday and builds into tuesday. highs will only be in the 30s next week. showers changing to snow is possible monday night into tuesday morning. this does not look
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right now, we're forecasting snow totals between 0.5" to 2.0." for monday night and tuesday morning. higher in the mountains. remain frigid all week next week. light snow may wednesday. we're dry for
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3 3 good morning. topping "america's money"... enjoy the low gasoline prices while you can.president obama is proposing a ten dollar- a- barrel tax on oil, to fund transportation projects.that could raise gas prices about 25 cents a gallon.but it's doubtful it will get a "green
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>> reporter: trial for the people charge indeed the case of a police captain found dead enters the fifth day in roanoke. six alleged gang member on trial in connection to the death of kevin quick. yesterday prosecutors continue to build their case that it was part of a large are crime spree. 10 witness were called to the stand. all victims of armed robberies in that area. we are expected to hear more on
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