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sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s > scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s time now for your timesaver traffic report. we are following a developing story out of blacksburg... two virginia tech students are being held without bond this morning-- in connection to the death of a middle schooler. 13-year old nicole lovell was last seen at her home in blacksburg. her family says she went missing between midnight and seven a-m wednesday. since then...officers
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area. on saturday... police said they found the teen's body just over the virginia border... in surry county. north carolina. jenna-- this morning there are still a lot of questions about the two virginia tech students who were arrested over the weekend in connection with nicole lovell's death. and this morning freshman track star, david eisenhauer will go before a judge for an arraignment hearing. according to montgomery county commonwealth's attorney ... eisenhaur will appear in juvenile and domestic relations court. no time has been set for that hearing. he's charged with kidnapping and first degree murder. the other student, natalie keepers, is charged with improper disposal of a body.. and accessory after the fact. nicole lovell was last seen on tuesday-- when a massive search began. officers say the search led them
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old engineering student from maryland. and then, nicole's body was found about a hundred miles from home. "investigators continue to be very busy today with pursuing the approximately 3 hundred leads generated over the past 5 days. they're still conducting additional interviews and working through evidence collection, processing, and analysis." as part of that investigation.. a police dive team searched a pond on virginia tech's campus yesterday. students and people who live in blacksburg can expect to see increased police presence throughout the week. extra counselors will be available at blacksburg middle school... to help students cope with the loss of their classmate. lovell was in seventh grade. special rooms will be set up for students needing extra time. students will start the day in "teams"... where they talk about what happened... and how to cope with loss. lovell's church held a special
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youth pastor--- josh blankenship--- says this investigation is a shock to a community that loved and cared for the 13-year- old. josh blankenship, youth pastor: 00:56:27 "everybody is in shock. you ask yourself why this would happen to such a sweet, innocent, girl nicole. she was the type of young lady that never, never met a stranger and was very faithful at the church. loved the lord and was very loved by her family." nicole participated in sunday school at auburn baptist church... riding the bus every sunday with her friends. # this is a developing story... so stay with us on air and online as we continue to follow the updates. we'll also have more on this story coming up in our next half hour. # in what's news today... the new montgomery county school dress code starts today. the new policy bans clothing considered disruptive...
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board members voted in november to revise the dress code... after seventeen students were suspended at christiansburg high school for refusing to remove confederate flag clothing. # today is the first day on the job for the new virginia tech vice provost for inclusion and diversity... and vice president for strategic affairs. menah pratt- clarke comes from the university of illinois at urbana- champaign. # the final rounds of competition get underway today at hollins university... in the virginia foundation for independent colleges' annual ethics bowl. teams of three to five members from across the commonwealth debate a variety of case studies... highlighting potential ethical dilemmas. roanoke college... sweet briar college... and washington and lee university will take part. # the radford early learning center opens for the first time today. the center provides early childhood education for families in radford... and the surrounding area. the center offers several programs... including baby signs... and ready, set, grow! # mountain view humane kicks off
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this month... you can get your female cat spayed for $20. the special rate is possible because of a grant from petsmart charities. according to the american veterinary medical association... it is safe for cats over eight weeks to have the procedure. # malls are looking less crowded these days. according to real estate research firm--- green street advisors... occupancy at malls is declining for the first time since the recession. one of the biggest factors is e-commerce. as more people shop online... shopping centers are seeing a wave of store closings. with more empty store fronts... market rents also appear to be slowing. # "kung fu panda three" kicked butt at the box office this three" kicked butt at the box office this weekend. the animated feature's brought in 41- million dollars... it also set a record for an
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in china, where the series takes place. wilderness epic "the revenant" -- which stars leonardo dicaprio -- pulled in 12-point-4 million dollars. that puts the oscar contender in second place. while "star wars: the force million dollars -- for third place. the movie may pass 900-million dollars in domestic ticket sales this week. turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori has more -- kristina?? today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain &
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wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . now let's get a look at traffic today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms
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thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . now let's get a look at traffic today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the
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friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . now let's get a look at traffic as you head out the door... traffic.... i'll have a full look at the roads in just a few minutes. it's that time of year again--- girl scouts across the country are selling their famous cookies. the new app that can help you pair wine... with your favorite treat. # the super bowl..... some people watch it for the football game... but many tune in for the
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now to what's trending now... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. girl scout cookies are once again on sale... and many people love to add the cookies to ice cream or milkshakes... but the people at vivino wine app say to truly enjoy your girl scout cookies, you should pair them with wine. the app which allows users to photograph wine labels or wine lists and get ratings and reviews, has put together a guide to pair girl scout cookies with wine. it says thin mints pair nicely with a brunello... while do-si-dos pair exceptionally well with a
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if you like building with legos then listen up. florida's legoland is hiring people who can't get enough of the colorful building blocks. according to "time magazine" ... the company is accepting applications from people of all backgrounds to be "master model builders" at their factory in lake wales, florida. the hiring process isn't traditional as applicants may have to participate in a "build-off" to show off their amazing interlocking skills. the florida site is said to have hired about 50 model builders so far. the big game is less than a week
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are already out in force online. the lineup of super ads for super bowl 50 looks to be more star studded than ever. amazon has teased its ad with alec baldwin... bud light is even creating its own fake political party with amy schumer and seth rogen. while liam neeson has a futuristic role with l-g electronics. the celebrity cameos will increase pre- game buzz which is crucial since ads will cost as much as $5 million for a 30-second spot, up from 4- point-4 million
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our forecast. today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s time now for your timesaver
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the super bowl is now just days away.. the panthers and the broncos both touched down in california over the weekend. but it was one man's brightly- colored pants that quickly went viral. updates from california... as we countdown to sunday's n-f-l title game - coming up in sports. # here's a live look at the star city from our downtown
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welcome back to virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10....it's i'm jenna zibton. the virginia tech mens basketball team is back in action... wsls 10's alyssa rae has highlights... as they face pittsburgh.# alyssa the hokies continued acc play last night on the road at pittsburgh.. they are 4-4 in conference play coming off a 3 game skid. vo a nice play by the panthers early.. a pass to sheldon jeter for the dunk as pitt goes up by 4. -hokies keeping it close in the first half.. seth allen from 3 point land.. drills it to tie it up at 23's. -more from the panthers.. james robinson driving.. he pulls up the jumper for 2. -after the half.. damon wilson buries the corner 3 as pitt starts pulling away. -their defense getting in on the action.. with the steal and capping it off with an alley-
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hokies fall to 4-5 in conference. alyssa it's less than a week away.. super bowl 50 is quickly approaching..th e carolina panthers and the denver broncos both left home yesterday... headed for california for the big game. vo in charlotte, north carolina.. lots of panther fans lined the streets around bank of america stadium as the panthers' buses pulled out and headed toward the airport... quarterback cam newton got on the bus with these zebra pants... i hope he's taking the super bowl more seriously than his wardrobe... while it's all fun and games now.. the team realizes there's a lot of work to do. sot ryan kalil: "obviously this is what we worked so hard for is to be in this game and now it's here so.. we still have some work to do. we've still got to get ready. a lot of week of preparation ahead." contvo it was more like a party for denver's send off.. you got bronco-vader.. a dancing limo driver.. and the man -or should i say- manning..himself .. peyton getting ready to get on the jet bound for
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the game is this sunday at 6:30. that wraps up your morning sports..i'm alyssa rae wsls 10. the trial for a murdered police officer begins today in roanoke... a look back at what's led to the change in venue. # plus an incredible story out of amelia county... where a blind man escapes a large house fire. the latest on the investigation.... and why his son is calling it a miracle. # and don't forget ... wsls 10 is teaming up with feeding america southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger. the annual "10 cares food drive" is this thursday. from six a-m to 7 p-m we'll be collecting food at the kroger in bonsack... cave spring... lynchburg... martinsville and
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a missing child murdered... and the two virginia tech students facing charges. what we're finding out about the suspects... as the investigation continues. # learning about heart health... the deadly disease that carries more risk for women. why some people don't always recognize the problem. # good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm jenna zibton. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & time now for your timesaver traffic report. we are following a developing story out of blacksburg... two virginia tech students are being held without bond this morning-- in connection to the death of a middle schooler. 13-year old nicole lovell was last seen at her home in blacksburg. her family says she went missing
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since then...officers from seven agencies... including the f-b- i... searched the area. on saturday... police said they found the teen's body just over the virginia border... in surry county. north carolina. jenna-- this morning the student charged with the abduction and murder of nicole lovell will be in court for an arraignment hearing. according to montgomery county commonwealth's attorney ... 18- year-old david eisenhaur will appear in juvenile and domestic relations court. no time has been set. meanwhile another student, natalie keepers-- is facing charges of improper disposal of a body and accessory after the fact. thirteen-year- old nicole lovell was last seen on thursday at her home in blacksburg. a massive search began on wednesday for the teen - a liver transplant recipient who was dependent on daily medication to stay alive. that search led officers to
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investigators say he and nicole knew each other before her disappearance.. and he used that relationship to abduct and kill her-- then used keepers to help hide the body. nicole's remains were found saturday afternoon in north carolina, about a hundred miles from home. nocg"as far as how i felt... devasted, very saddeneded, i have 3 daughters, i couldn't image" butted "we saw the officers going by and we knew then that something had to be bad for all the officers we saw. police say the investigation will continue throughout the week. as part of that ongoing investigation, a police dive team searched a pond on virginia tech's campus yesterday-- and there will continue to be an increased police presence in the area. we're continuing to learn new details about the two virginia tech students charged in the case. 18-year-old david eisenhauer ran cross country at virginia tech. the school announced his suspension from the team... following his arrest. before college.. eisenhauer ran track at wilde lake high school.... in columbia, maryland. he was a standout in the sport... while running for the school. meanwhile... we are still
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about the female suspect... natalie keepers. she's a sophomore engineering student at virginia tech. here's video of the area where keepers grew up. she's also from maryland. the 19 year old is charged with one felony count of improper disposal of a body. # we'll continue to follow this story through out the day... stay with us on air and online at wsls dot com for updates. # a virginia man is facing charges... after shooting a police officer in richmond. police say 23 year old keith smith junior is charged with aggravated assault on an officer ... and possesion of a firearm... among other charges. the officer was shot in the leg. he's expected to make a full recovery. the officer's name has not been released at this time. # jury selection begins today for the six alleged gang members... accused of abducting and killing waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. in january... attorneys for the six asked to have several gun charges thrown out... which the judge denied. quick was reported missing
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his body was found several days later. a federal judge in charlottesville declared a mistrial last may... after a defendant shared a list of personal information about potential jurors. the trial was moved to roanoke. # one of the men charged with killing bennie sigmon in danville goes on trial today. jibri pettus is charged with first degree murder... as well as other charges. pettus.... along with three others are charged with shooting sigmon.... when he went outside to confront them for trespassing. in october... evin shaw was sentenced to nearly 80 years in prison... after pleading guilty to similar charges. kadarius ferrell and maurice williams will go on trial later this year. # new this morning... a blind man escapes his burning home in amelia county. it happened around 8 sunday morning... at eggle-stetton road and patrick henry highway.. the roads were shut down for hours while crews battled the flames. you can see the home is destroyed. the couple who lives here lost everything.
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blind father's escape as a miracle.. rodger delp, son: "in a somewhat state of confusion, he had no idea the house would beone fire. he knew something was wrong immediatly though when he felt the heat on his face once he opened the front door so he retreated back into the house, got his phone, and attempted to call 911." cont vo no one was injured.. but two of the families dogs are missing. the cause of the fire is under investigation. # on most smartphones... there's a feature or an app that emergency crews like medics or police... really wish you would use. it could be a life-saver. nbc's chris clackum explains.# natsound/typing in passcode to iphone most of us use the lock screens on phones to keep out the bad guys .. nats: ambulance lights but what if it's the good guys who need vital information to save your life? tony patillo / paramedic / charlotte, nc :10 - :13 "we're the first ones there, so from a medical standpoint, it's vital." turns out, that information can be easily accessed on your smartphone. on iphones,
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the bottom left-hand corner of the locked screen....the word 'emergency'. tap on it and a keypad pops up for a quick call to, say, 911. news :31 - :34 "or, if you're unconscious, someone else ...like a paramedic...can tap on "medical id" below the keypad..and up pops info on yourself that could prove crucial." it's a standard app on iphones.. where you input whatever info you deem important.. like your name, the person to call in case of emergency... your height, weight and, most importantly... medical conditions. tony patillo / paramedic / charlotte, nc medic :55 - :1:09 "if you have epilepsy, we want to know that. if you have preexisting heart condition, if you have strokes, if you are diabetic, all of those major medical situations, which could actually determine the outcome of why you're having the medical emergency in the first place." certain android phones come with similar apps... or there are plenty online to choose from... but the advice is: do it... now.
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the world health organization holds an emergency meeting today to address mounting concerns over the zika virus. so far... one case has been reported in virginia. expectant mothers are particularly at risk. cases of developmental problems in newborns are on the rise in central and south america... with fears of the virus spreading to the u.s. medication is not currently available to treat the infection. # we're kicking off a new segment this month... all about your heart health. we'll be talking about heart disease... new studies... and how you can protect you and your family. cardiovascular disease is a killer for both men and women.... however, for the past thirty years the death rate has been higher for women than men. the american heart association aims to identify why women carry more risk. it is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. nearly 50- thousand women died from heart attacks in 2014...
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prevention's statistics. a cleveland clinic cardiologist that women don't always recognize the signs of heart attack, which could be part of the problem. dr. deborah kwon, cleveland clinic cardiologist "they don't necessarily have the crushing chest pain where it feels like an elephant is sitting on their chest," said dr. kwon. "but they may have something more like back pain, or jaw pain, and so it may not come to patient's forefront of their mind that they may be having a heart attack." the american heart association indicates in the past 15 years, there has been a significant decline in the number of women killed by cardiovascular disease... but say more education is needed. # now to kristina, with a look at our forecast. today: scattered afternoon rain
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highs in the lower 60s tonight: possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & middle 40s showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms
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thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the
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wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms timesaver traffic.... for that let's head over to w- s-l-s ten's erin brookshier. she's live in the traffic center now, erin how's traffic looking? and here's a look at timesaver traffic.... the final countdown... neck and neck polls... and high stakes... as we countdown to when iowa voters caucus. how the candidates are handling this first lap on the race to the white house. # attorney general mark herring continues his war against drug abuse this morning.. more on the issue he says older americans face with drug
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good morning. thank you for joining us for virginia today on w-s-l-s. i'm jenna zibton. the countdown to the iowa caucuses kicks off today. people across the hawkeye state will gather to designate their choice for president this evening. as the country eyes the first in the nation caucuses. candidates will spend the day rallying supporters across iowa... wsls 10's congressional correspondent alex schuman is live in des moines this morning with more on what to expect.... alex what's it like there? electric - and unpredictable. at this point,
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on the democratic side, hillary clinton has a narrow lead, bernie sanders is behind by a few points. but sanders brought out 4- thousand people to a weekend rally, huge. donald trump still leads republicans. ted cruz is nipping at his heels, but is trailing by 5 points rubio is in a distant third. iowans get out to caucus tonight, some campaigns want high turnout - like sanders, with new voters. others need it to stay low, in order to win - like cruz. the results will be announced here - at the des moines events center - in a matter of hours. alex, are they expecting a good alex, are they expecting a good turnout?
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now it's not looking great. snow, sleet. this is the point where we'll see if trump and sanders supporters -- are highly motivated. some snowflakes could change everything. happening today... attorney general mark herring will testify as a witness before a special senate committee about opiod abuse among older adults. the attorney general has made combating the heroin and prescription opiod epidemic a top priority... attacking the problem with enforcement.. legislation.. education and prevention. in the year since launching the strategy-- his team has
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cases involving heroin. the hearing will take place this morning in northern virginia. today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday:
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highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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our picture of the day comes from charles gusler-- check out this awesome early morning shot of the moon. this is was taken just before the sunrise. email us the pictures you've taken around the area.
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disappeared from her blacksburg home last week. david eisenhauer will go before a judge for arraignment today. he is being held on one count of first-degree murder in the death of nicole lovell and one count of abduction. natalie keepers is in jail for improper disposal of a dead body and accessory after the fact. lovell's body was found in north carolina on saturday following a 4-day search. jury selection begins today for the six alleged gang members accused of killing waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. quick was reported missing in february of 2014. his body was found several days later. the case was moved from charlottesville following a mistrial in may. late last week,a judge denied a request from two of the defendants to dismiss some of the charges. people across the hawkeye state will gather to designate their choice for president tonight. candidates will spend the day rallying supporters across iowa... with hillary clinton and
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democratic charge, and donald trump, ted cruz and marco rubio among the republicans battling it out for voters. today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s our region as you head out the door this morning. ahead at 6..... a new policy for one school system. where the dress code change is going into effect. plus.... super bowl fever... a look at how much americans are expected to spend for the big game this weekend. and... talk about a job that really stacks up... as lego builders are needed in florida. the catch behind the coveted position. we're back
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" everyone is trying to wrap their heads around the news," a missing girl... murdered... the family searches for answers... following the arrest of two virginia tech students. what we're learning about the case . # and a communiy in mourning... from local churches to schools.... how the new river valley comes together in her memory.# good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm jenna zibton. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely
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possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with time now for your timesaver traffic report. we are following a developing story out of blacksburg... two virginia tech students are being held without bond this morning-- in connection to the death of a middle schooler. 13-year old nicole lovell was last seen at her home in blacksburg. her family says she went missing between midnight and seven a-m wednesday. since then...officers from seven agencies... including the f-b- i... searched the area. on saturday... police said they
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the virginia border... in surry county. north carolina. wsls ten's erin brookshier continues our coverage this morning... as many people still question the motive. # jenna-- this morning there are still a lot of questions about the two virginia tech students who were arrested over the weekend in connection with nicole lovell's death. and this morning freshman track star, david eisenhauer will go before a judge for an arraignment hearing. according to montgomery county commonwealth's attorney ... eisenhaur will appear in juvenile and domestic relations court. no time has been set for that hearing. he's charged with kidnapping and first degree murder. the other student, natalie keepers, is charged with improper disposal of a body.. and accessory after the fact. nicole lovell was last seen on tuesday-- when a massive search began. officers say the search led them to eisenhauer.. an eighteen-year- old engineering student from maryland. and then, nicole's body was found
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"investigators continue to be the approximately 3 hundred leads generated over the past 5 days. they're still conducting additional interviews and working through evidence analysis." as part of that investigation.. a police dive team searched a pond on virginia tech's campus yesterday. students and people who live in blacksburg can expect to see increased police presence throughout the week. in the studio, eb wsls 10 extra counselors will be available at blacksburg middle school... to help students cope with the loss of their classmate. lovell was in seventh grade. special rooms will be set up for students needing extra time. students will start the day in "teams"... where they talk about what happened... and how to cope with loss. lovell's church held a special service sunday to show their support. youth pastor--- josh blankenship--- says this
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community that loved and cared for the 13-year- old. josh blankenship, youth pastor: 00:56:27 "everybody is in shock. you ask yourself why this would happen to such a sweet, innocent, girl nicole. she was the type of young lady that never, never met a stranger and was very faithful at the church. loved the lord and was very loved by her family." nicole participated in sunday school at auburn baptist church... riding the bus every sunday with her friends. # this is a developing story... so stay with us on air and the updates. we'll also have more on this story coming up in our next half hour. # in what's news today... the new montgomery county school dress code starts today. the new policy bans clothing considered disruptive... including the confederate flag. board members voted in
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code... after seventeen students were suspended at christiansburg high school for refusing to remove confederate flag clothing. # today is the first day on the job for the new virginia tech vice provost for inclusion and diversity... and vice president for strategic affairs. menah pratt- clarke comes from the university of illinois at urbana- champaign. # the final rounds of competition get underway today at hollins university... in the virginia foundation for independent colleges' annual ethics bowl. teams of three to five members from across the commonwealth debate a variety of case studies... highlighting potential ethical dilemmas. roanoke college... sweet briar college... and washington and lee university will take part. # the radford early learning center opens for the first time today. the center provides early childhood education for families in radford... and the surrounding area. the center offers several programs... including baby signs... and ready, set, grow! # mountain view humane kicks off its "beat the heat" campaign
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this month... you can get your female cat spayed for $20. the special rate is possible because of a grant from petsmart charities. according to the american veterinary medical association... it is safe for cats over eight weeks to have the procedure. # if you're planning to celebrate the super bowl this weekend.... plan to spend more. that's according to the national retail federation--- survey on super bowl spending. it finds viewers and partygoers will spend an average of $82.19 on food, decor, team apparel and more. that's up more than $4-dollars from last year... and the highest in the survey's history. an estimated 188 million people are expected to tune in.... while more than 43 million people are planning to throw a super bowl party. # americans love the super bowl...
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according to the national chicken council, americans will consume one- point-three billion chicken wings leading up to and during super bowl 50. that figure is up three percent from last year's big game. to put that into perspective... if the wings were laid end to end, they would stretch from bank of america stadium in charlotte, north carolina... to sports authority field at mile high in denver, colorado... almost 53 times. turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori has more --
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today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . today: scattered afternoon rain showers with
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you head out the door... w-s-l-s ten's erin brookshier joins us now. she's live in the traffic center now, erin how's traffic looking? traffic.... i'll have a full look at the roads in just a few minutes. it's that time of year again--- girl scouts across the country are selling their famous cookies. the new app that can help you pair wine... with your favorite treat. # the super bowl..... some people watch it for the football game... but many tune in for the commercials. what you
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year's line up... when we take a
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now to what's trending now... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. girl scout cookies are once again on sale... and many people love to add the cookies to ice cream or milkshakes... but the people at vivino wine app say to truly enjoy your girl scout cookies, you should pair them with wine. the app which allows users to photograph wine labels or wine lists and get ratings and reviews, has put together a guide to pair girl scout cookies with wine. it says thin mints pair nicely with a brunello... while do-si-dos pair exceptionally well with a california zinfandel.
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florida's legoland is hiring people who can't get enough of the colorful building blocks. according to "time magazine" ... the company is accepting applications from people of all backgrounds to be "master model builders" at their factory in lake wales, florida. the hiring process isn't traditional as applicants may have to participate in a "build-off" to show off their amazing interlocking skills. the florida site is said to have hired about 50 model builders so far. the big game is less than a week away, but super bowl advertisers are already out in force online.
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super bowl 50 looks to be more star studded than ever. amazon has teased its ad with alec baldwin... bud light is even creating its own fake political party with amy schumer and seth rogen. while liam neeson has a futuristic role with l-g electronics. the celebrity cameos will increase pre- game buzz which is crucial since ads will cost as much as $5 million for a 30-second spot, up from 4- point-4 million last year. this week we are sharing some of our favorite superbowl recipes.... here we have....
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if youre feeling like a chef 1 cups plain greek yogurt teaspoon dried parsley 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper the guests will be here any minute 1 cups plain greek yogurt 1 packet of ranch dippers
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-mix dip ingredients together & spoon into serving cups -chop & add your favorite vegetables -garnish with chopped green onions now to kristina, with for a look at our forecast. today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s
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the super bowl is now just days away.. the panthers and the broncos both touched down in california over the weekend. but it was one man's brightly- colored pants that quickly went viral. updates from california... as we countdown to sunday's n-f-l title game - coming up in sports. # here's a live look at the roanoke
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welcome back to virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10....it's i'm jenna zibton. the virginia tech mens basketball team is back in action... wsls 10's alyssa rae has highlights... as they face pittsburgh.# alyssa the hokies continued acc play last night on the road at pittsburgh.. they are 4-4 in conference play coming off a 3 game skid. vo a nice play by the panthers early.. a pass to sheldon jeter
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-hokies keeping it close in the first half.. seth allen from 3 point land.. drills it to tie it up at 23's. -more from the panthers.. james robinson driving.. he pulls up the jumper for 2. -after the half.. damon wilson buries the corner 3 as pitt starts pulling away. -their defense getting in on the action.. with the steal and capping it off with an alley- oop as pitt wins big.. 90-71.. the hokies fall to 4-5 in conference. alyssa it's less than a week away.. super bowl 50 is quickly approaching..th e carolina panthers and the denver broncos both left home yesterday... headed for california for the big game. vo in charlotte, north carolina.. lots of panther fans lined the streets around bank of america stadium as the panthers' buses pulled out and headed toward the airport... quarterback cam newton got on the bus with these zebra pants... i hope he's taking the super bowl more seriously than his
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and games now.. the team realizes there's a lot of work to do. sot ryan kalil: "obviously this is what we worked so hard for is to be in this game and now it's here so.. we still have some work to do. we've still got to get ready. a lot of week of preparation ahead." contvo it was more like a party for denver's send off.. you got bronco-vader.. a dancing limo driver.. and the man -or should i say- manning..himself .. peyton getting ready to get on the jet bound for super bowl 50. alyssa the game is this sunday at 6:30. that wraps up your morning sports..i'm alyssa rae wsls 10. the trial for a murdered police officer begins today in roanoke... a look back at what's led to the change in venue. # plus an incredible story out of amelia county... where a blind man escapes a large house fire. the latest on the investigation.... and why his son is calling it a miracle. # and don't forget ... wsls 10 is teaming up with feeding america southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger.
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is this thursday. from six a-m to 7 p-m we'll be collecting food at the kroger in bonsack... cave spring...
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise)
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"we have some very wounded folks in our community." a missing child murdered... and the two virginia tech students facing charges. what we're finding out about the suspects... as the investigation continues. # learning about heart health... the deadly disease that carries more risk for women. why some people don't always recognize the problem. # good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm jenna zibton. a chance for rain later today in southwest virginia. this is a live look at the star city from our downtown
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the temperatures are comfortable ... and the skies are currently clear. for more on what to expect ... lets check in meteorologist kristina montuori .. kristina? today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s
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traffic report. we are following a developing story out of blacksburg... two virginia tech students are being held without bond this morning-- in connection to the death of a middle schooler. 13-year old nicole lovell was last seen at her home in blacksburg. her family says she went missing between midnight and seven a-m wednesday. since then...officers from seven agencies... including the f-b- i... searched the area. on saturday... police said they found the teen's body just over the virginia border... in surry county. north carolina. jenna-- this morning the student charged with the abduction and murder of nicole
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arraignment hearing. according to montgomery county commonwealth's attorney ... 18- year-old david eisenhaur will appear in juvenile and domestic relations court. no time has been set. meanwhile another student, natalie keepers-- is facing charges of improper disposal of a body and accessory after the fact. thirteen-year- old nicole lovell was last seen on thursday at her home in blacksburg. a massive search began on wednesday for the teen - a liver transplant recipient who was dependent on daily medication to stay alive. that search led officers to eisenhauer. investigators say he and nicole knew each other before her disappearance.. and he used that relationship to abduct and kill her-- then used keepers to help hide the body. nicole's remains were found saturday afternoon in north carolina, about a hundred miles from home. nocg"as far as how i felt... devasted, very saddeneded, i have 3 daughters, i couldn't image" butted "we saw the officers going by and we knew then that something had to
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we saw. police say the investigation will continue throughout the week. as part of that ongoing investigation, a police dive team searched a pond on virginia tech's campus yesterday-- and there will continue to be an increased police presence in the area. in the studio, eb wsls 10 we're continuing to learn new details about the two virginia tech students charged in the case. 18-year-old david eisenhauer ran cross country at virginia tech. the school announced his suspension from the team... following his arrest. before college.. eisenhauer ran track at wilde lake high school.... in columbia, maryland. he was a standout in the sport... while running for the school. meanwhile... we are still working to find out more information about the female suspect... natalie keepers. she's a sophomore engineering student at virginia tech. here's video of the area where keepers grew up. she's also from maryland. the 19 year old is charged with one felony count of improper
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we'll continue to follow this story through out the day... stay with us on air and online at wsls dot com for updates. # a virginia man is facing charges... after shooting a police officer in richmond. police say 23 year old keith smith junior is charged with aggravated assault on an officer ... and possesion of a firearm... among other charges. the officer was shot in the leg. he's expected to make a full recovery. the officer's name has not been released at this time. # jury selection begins today for the six alleged gang members... accused of abducting and killing waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. in january... attorneys for the six asked to have several gun charges thrown out... which the judge denied. quick was reported missing in february 2014. his body was found several days later. a federal judge in charlottesville declared a mistrial last may... after a defendant shared a list of personal information about potential jurors. the trial was moved to roanoke.
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one of the men charged with killing bennie sigmon in danville goes on trial today. jibri pettus is charged with first degree murder... as well as other charges. pettus.... along with three others are charged with shooting sigmon.... when he went outside to confront them for trespassing. in october... evin shaw was sentenced to nearly 80 years in prison... after pleading guilty to similar charges. kadarius ferrell and maurice williams will go on trial later this year. # new this morning... a blind man escapes his burning home in amelia county. it happened around 8 sunday morning... at eggle-stetton road and patrick henry highway.. the roads were shut down for hours while crews battled the flames. you can see the home is destroyed. the couple who lives here lost everything. the homeowners son describes his blind father's escape as a miracle.. rodger delp, son: "in a somewhat state of confusion, he had no idea the house would beone fire. he knew something was wrong immediatly though when
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once he opened the front door so he retreated back into the house, got his phone, and attempted to call 911." cont vo no one was injured.. but two of the families dogs are missing. the cause of the fire is under investigation. # on most smartphones... there's a feature or an app that emergency crews like medics or police... really wish you would use. it could be a life-saver. nbc's chris clackum explains.# natsound/typing in passcode to iphone most of us use the lock screens on phones to keep out the bad guys .. nats: ambulance lights but what if it's the good guys who need vital information to save your life? tony patillo / paramedic / charlotte, nc :10 - :13 "we're the first ones there, so from a medical standpoint, it's vital." turns out, that information can be easily accessed on your smartphone. on iphones, it's right there in the bottom left-hand corner of the locked screen....the word 'emergency'. tap on it and a keypad pops up for a quick call to, say, 911. s/ chris clackum / nbc news :31 - :34 "or, if you're unconscious, someone else ...like a
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id" below the keypad..and up pops info on yourself that could prove crucial." it's a standard app on iphones.. where you input whatever info you deem important.. like your name, the person to call in case of emergency... your height, weight and, most importantly... medical conditions. tony patillo / paramedic / charlotte, nc medic :55 - :1:09 "if you have epilepsy, we want to know that. if you have preexisting heart condition, if you have strokes, if you are diabetic, all of those major medical situations, which could actually determine the outcome of why you're having the medical emergency in the first place." certain android phones come with similar apps... or there are plenty online to choose from... but the advice is: do it... now. chris clackum, nbc news. new this morning... university officials say a college of william and mary student contracted the zika virus while traveling in central america over winter break. the student is expected to recover and isn't currently experiencing symptoms.
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there is no health risk to anyone on campus. last week, state health officials said a virginia woman contracted the virus during travel out of the country. no word on whether this is the same person ... or if it is a second case of zika in the commonwealth. the world health organization holds an emergency meeting today to address mounting concerns over the mosquito- borne virus. doctors warn there could be as many as four million new infections this year, and there's no treatment for it. bruce aylward, world health organization deputy director- general: "so part of our job, just like on ebola, is getting the international community together, getting consensus, picking out what are the best possible candidates, getting the money behind that, the trial designs and moving those forward. and that is exactly the role." expectant mothers are particularly at risk as zika has been linked to severe birth defects in central and south america.# we're kicking off a new segment this month... all about your heart health. we'll be talking about heart disease... new studies... and how
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family. cardiovascular disease is a killer for both men and women.... however, for the past thirty years the death rate has been higher for women than men. the american heart association aims to identify why women carry more risk. it is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. nearly 50- thousand women died from heart attacks in 2014... according to the centers for disease control and prevention's national center for health statistics. a cleveland clinic cardiologist that women don't always recognize the signs of heart attack, which could be part of the problem. dr. deborah kwon, cleveland clinic cardiologist "they don't necessarily have the crushing chest pain where it feels like an elephant is sitting on their chest," said dr. kwon. "but they may have something more like back pain, or jaw pain, and so it may not come to patient's forefront of their mind that they may be having a heart attack." the american heart association indicates in the past 15 years,
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decline in the number of women killed by cardiovascular disease... but say more education is needed. # now to kristina, with a look at our forecast. today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s
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drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s .
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highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & lower 40s & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s timesaver traffic.... for that let's head over to w- s-l-s ten's erin brookshier. she's live in the traffic center now, erin how's traffic looking? and here's a look at timesaver traffic.... the final countdown... neck and neck polls... and high stakes... as we countdown to when iowa voters caucus. how the candidates are handling this first lap on the
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attorney general mark herring continues his war against drug abuse this morning.. more on the issue he says use. # natalie good morning.. today on the show.. romance of the blue ridge mountains... we preview fincastle winery for all of their specials for valentine's day.. lindee plus.. oh-vee moo- hay-lee's big game
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iowa as the countdown to the iowa caucuses kicks off today. people across the hawkeye state will gather to designate their choice for president this evening. as the country eyes the first in the nation caucuses. candidates will spend the day rallying supporters across iowa... nbc's tracie potts has been out and about talking to voters.. .getting a sense of who tonight's winners might be. sot: ted cruz/ r presidential candidate :00-:04 "this is our time. this is the time for the men and women of iowa." final arguments... less than 24 hours before tonight's caucuses. sot: bernie sanders/ d presidential candidate :09-:15 "...large turnout in most iowa counties...we win." sot: hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate :16-:20 "i hope you will stand up for me. i hope you will fight for me." hillary clinton and donald trump have slim leads in the latest des moines register poll sot: donald trump/ r presidential candidate :24-:27 "we have to win this election, we have to win in iowa." but that same poll shows nearly 1 in 10 iowans are like cassandra: mos :30-:32 "i'm kind of an undecided
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the register found nearly a third of democrats and almost half of republicans here have favorites: sot: mos :37-:40 "i'm learning toward marco rubio." but could still change their minds... today! karen tentner's a democrat who may caucus as a republican: sot: karen tentner/ iowa resident :46-:52 "...to make sure that a republican candidate we're not interested in is not included." vicky daniel interrupted her florida vacation to fly home for tonight's caucuses. sot: vicky daniel/ iowa resident :57-1:00 "it's important. i wanna stand up for my candidate." that's what democrats have to do here - literally. unlike republicans, there's no secret ballot: sot: tom mccann/ iowa resident 1:06-1:17 "you have to put your hand up in public and say 'i am for this candidate.' that's really something. that's just hands-on public democracy." democracy... in action... in iowa... tonight. tracie potts but keep in mind: the biggest about one in six people here showed up. i'm tracie potts in des moines iowa - back to
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happening today... attorney general mark herring will testify as a witness before a special senate committee about opiod abuse among older adults. the attorney general has made combating the heroin and prescription opiod epidemic a top priority... attacking the problem with enforcement.. legislation.. education and prevention. in the year since launching the strategy-- his team has prosecuted 28 state and federal cases involving heroin. the hearing will take place this morning in northern virginia. today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s today: scattered afternoon rain showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s
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highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain &
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five things you need to know are coming up next. here's a live look at downtown
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here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso. look at this sweet face. so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin
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two virginia tech students are in jail without bond in connection to the death of a 13- year-old girl who disappeared from her blacksburg home last week. david eisenhauer will go before a judge for arraignment today. he is being held on one count of first-degree murder in the death of nicole lovell and one count of abduction. natalie keepers is in jail for improper disposal of a dead body and accessory after the fact. lovell's body was found in north carolina on saturday following a 4-day search. jury selection begins today for the six alleged gang members accused of killing waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. quick was reported missing in february of 2014. his body was found several days later. the case was moved from charlottesville following a mistrial in may. late last week,a judge denied a request from two of the defendants to dismiss some of the charges. this is a live look from des moines, iowa as the countdown to the iowa caucuses kicks off today. people across the hawkeye state will gather to designate
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candidates will spend the day showers with highs in the lower 60s tonight: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.lows in the lower 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain our region as you head out the door this morning. coming up next.. the today show is live from iowa... after months of controversy and clashes iowans finally head their caucuses to cast the first votes in the 2016 presidential campaign here's a live look at the sunrise over roanoke county from our poor mountain skycam. thanks so
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good morning. iowa votes. after months of controversy and clashes. >> the truth is, ted, you've been willing to do anything to get votes. >> surprises and surges. >> at least pick a winner this time, okay? i'm going to win. i'm going to win. >> the first contest of this election is finally here. the candidates barn storming the state with their final pitches. >> stick with the experience. stick with the ideas that will actually work for our country. >> this incredible journey of the past hasn't been dull. it's been many things, but it ain't dull. >> and it's anyone's race. the polls, tight. the stakes, high. as iowans get set to make their choices, we've come to the center of the political universe
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