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the student was in central america over winter break when they apparently contracted the virus. school leader say the student is expected to be okay. pkg an email was sent out over the weekend explaining how a student contracted the zika virus. sot: suzanne seurattan/william and mary spokesperson 05:57 "the student is not currently exhibiting any symptoms and is expected to make a full recovery" track school leaders say the student caned to them to tell them about the diagnoses . the school won )t give a lot of details- citing privacy concerns. but they say they took action as soon as they found out 07:12 we were in consultation with both our health and wellness team and the cdc and a sure that there was no health risk to campus track the zika virus has been reported as a problem in other parts of the world like central america and south america along with africa mexico the pacific islands and southeast asia. it )s spread to people through mosquitos. the cdc says 80% of
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sick. but there is a potential danger for pregnant women as there is a possible connection to birth defects in infants- born heads. they were glad the university informed them. sot: caprielle d )uilisse 14:22 but first i was a little concerned because it )s one of those strange viruses that you haven t heard of sot: brian jenkins/senior 13:26 i don t think we have reason to be concerned about it" 07:43 what we want the william and mary campus community to know and the greater williamsburg community to know is that we have been in contact with our health and wellness team as well as the cdc and there s no health risk to campus the world health organization is concerned about how quickly this virus is spreading in other parts of the world but say most americans will not be exposed to it. the william and mary student did not have any symptoms and expected to be totally fine, according to the school. in williamsburg mk newschannel 3 enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. folks at the pagoda and oriental garden in norfolk -
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advantage of the sun today. but newschannel three is tracking rain - and more cold weather. let s check in with chief meteorologist patrick rockey. busch gardens may be closed right now, but get ready for a wild ride. after high temperatures well into the 70s on this monday, a cold front will knock about 20a11 off of our temperatures on tuesday! most of us will top out in the low to mid 50s. expect plenty of clouds to start the day, with more sunshine in the afternoon. but we will soar right back into the low to mid 70s on wednesday, with a stiff southwest wind. an approaching cold front will bring us a chance
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thunderstorms. we will even be on the lookout for a few severe storms. some of the stormy weather sticks around for thursday, but the warmer weather does not. we are expecting high temperatures only in the upper 40s to lower 50s on thursday with a 40% chance for wet weather. and the mercury continues to drop on friday, with high temperatures only in the low to mid 40s. we will start the day with clouds and end the day with sunshine. and it looks like we will have plenty of sunshine for super bowl weekend. expect clear-to-partly cloudy skies both saturday and sunday with high temperatures in the lower 50s. a memorial for the dooley family a memorial for the dooley family will be held tonight in chesapeake. last week-- five of the dooley s were murdered at the hands of 26-year-old cameron dooley.
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at temple baptist church. that s where church officials say -- the family grew up. tonight s memorial service will be held at depp creek baptist church on mill creek parkway. it begins at seven p-m and there is a free shuttle service from deep creek high school already running. that free shuttle will not be handicap accessible. two virginia tech students face charges after a 13-year-old girl is found dead. she disappeared last week and was found fifty miles from the university campus. jan crawford reports from christiansburg, virginia. police discovered 13 year old nicole lovell s luv-ulls body on the side of a north carolina road.authorities believe virginia tech freshman david eisenhauer abducted and murdered the girl. another student....19- year-old natalie keepers has been charged with helping eisenhauer get rid of lovell s body. sot: mike albert/blacksburg pd sun0080/0106 "eisenhauer and nicole were acquainted prior to her disappearance. eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage, to abduct and then kill her." lovell vanished
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her family believes she climbed out of her bedroom window after blocking the door with a dresser. a missing child poster noted that she required daily medication following a liver transplant. friday, her father issued a desperate plea for his daughter )s return. sot: david lovell from facebook "if you re out there. you can come to me. i m not mad at you. i m worried about you." gfx in lovell s facebook page shows she was a member of at least one teen dating group. but it )s unclear whether she met eisenhauer online. gfx out nat - abc video last march, a local news station recognized the track and field champion from maryland as a student athlete of the week. sot: david eisenhauer from abc station "i will personally not stop until i reach my peak performance." sunday, virginia state police searched a pond on virginia tech )s campus though it )s unclear for what . gfx in online, lovell s father shared his devastation...wri ting - i )m so in shock i know nothing more to say. i m broken. gfx out pipe 2 8:44:21 oc close: now the results of an autopsy are pending and authorities are trying to reconstruct a timeline into nicole )s disappearance and death. jan crawford, cbs news,
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5 years probation and 13 point 1 million dollars in fines -- that )s the punishment a federal judge brought down on lumber liquidators this morning. just months after the company admitted it was guilty of environmental crimes -- newschannel 3 s nadeen yanes was inside the federal courtroom for the sentencing. 33:05 we are just happy to put it behind us lumber liquidators -- ready to move forward. after the company was sentenced to pay out more than 13-point 1 million dollars in federal court today. a punishment after the company admitted to what federal officials call "timber trafficking" importing illegal hardwood from russia -- taking away and harming the habitat of endangered species like the siberian tiger and amur leopards. 34:23 i feel good i think that this case really shows that the us wont stand for
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illegal exploitation of protected resources and endangered species the hampton roads based company pleaded guilty back in october. a conviction that us attorney christopher hale says was the first of it s kind on two major-p&levels. 35:13 this case sets a precedent in many ways one its the largest financial penalty for the lacey act which is a law used to prevent trafficking of wildlife and natural domestically and internationally additionally this is the first felony conviction for any kind of case or criminal activity involving the movement of illegal timber the 13 million dollars is broken down in criminal fines -- forfeited assets and community service -- where more than 1 million dollars will go back to environmental groups. 34:49 its important that the payments that lumber liquidators make go back to help the harm that was cost lumber liquidators exec jill witter wouldn )t comment if she felt the punishment was fair or not. 33:10 i cant comment just that the company is ready to move on. 33:13we are moving forward we got lots of wood to sell and we are hoping
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also a part of the sentencing today -- is the company will be on a 5 year probabtion and will have to submit what s called an environmental compliance plan -- making sure their imported wood is legal. up with that plan and if they don t the control room nadeen yanes newschannel 3. williamsburg police arrested a man after several people say he exposed himself at a hotel. this is 57-year- old barry holloway. on saturday night-- witnesses say they saw holloway exposing himself at the hotel on york street. police arrested and charged holloway for indecent exposure and obscene sexual display. he is currently being held at the virginia peninsula regional jail without bond. chesapeake police need you to take action against crime - right now they )re looking for two women - who they believe
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cards a several stores in the greenbrier section of the city. police tell newschannel three - the victim lost her wallet last month. since then - she s racked up charges. police say the surveillance photo - shows the women using the victim )s cards. if you know who they are - take action and call the crime line. coming up on newschannel three at five - are you prepared to cast your ballot? the big election is getting closer and closer - and newschannel three is taking action for you - ahead of the vote. plus - chesapeake parents and students - don t get blocked off from school. what you need to know before you
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there are some changes you ll need to know about before you vote in the (march ( primaries. newschannel 3 s laila muhammad is here with the update. here )s a heads up: there are new rules this year in north carolina -- when it comes to which type of i-d you can show when you re voting. the state now requires a photo i-d: that can be a driver s licence, state i-d card, passport or military i-d. voters without a photo i-d (may ( still be able to cast a ballot, but you )ll need to check with your county registrar in advance. in virginia, voters who cast ballots in the republican primary will (no longer ( have to have to sign a "loyalty oath". last year, state g-o-p leaders decided to require voters to sign a pledge, saying they d vote for the republican nominee in the general election. a judge declared the oath was, in fact, legal, but
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party dropped it, out of fears it might turn people away. time is running out to register to vote in the march primaries. virginia voters have until next monday, the 8th. in north carolina, the deadline is friday, february 19th. newschannel 3 is taking action to make sure you have all of the information you need to register to vote - including where to go-- to sign up. you can find that on the main page of wtkr dot com. live in the studio - laila muhammad - newschannel three. tonight - people in iowa will kick off the presidential nominating process with caucuses. an iowa poll released today shows donald trump is ahead of senator ted cruz. senator bernie sanders has a narrow edge over hillary clinton. marlie hall is in des moines with the update. "one last day" it was an early wake-up call for volunteers on caucus day. nats "so this is it. it )s crunch time right?" republican frontrunner donald trump
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and slammed his opponents big operations. sot: donald trump/r presidential candidate "i hear they have these great ground games. they )ve got people pouring in busses and trucks." "i ve spent less money than anybody else and i have the best results." marco rubio stopped at a des moines cracker barrel with his kids this morning. he s polling in third place.. sot: sen. marco rubio/r-fl presidential candidate "well we )ll be stumping hard for you tonight." "thank you very much." ted cruz is counting on an army of supporters to pull off an upset. sot: sen. ted cruz/r-tx presidential candidate "the strength of this campaign is over 12,000 lunteers here in the state of iowa." standup: marlie hall/cbs news/des moines, iowa republican party officials here say they expect a record turnout tonight...and that may bode well for donald trump. sot: john dickerson/cbs news political director "if it s big-p&on the republican side, that means these first time voters that like donald trump have come out and turned out to caucus." nats "bernie! bernie!" democrat bernie sanders is also counting on first time voters. sot: sen. bernie sanders/i-vt democratic presidential candidate "we need tens- of-millions of people to stand up and say loudly and clearly, enough is enough!" sanders and hillary clinton are in a
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clinton supplied coffee and donuts to her volunteers this morning. sot: hillary clinton/d presidential candidate "i m so excited about tonight. i m feeling so energized and it )s because of you." "we ing to win!" the threat of a nter storm could impact voter turnout tonight. marlie hall, cbs news, des ines. the denver broncos and carolina panthers will make their first, official super bowl week appearance tonight at the usually unpredictable media event. this years festivities are starting earlier than usual for players and fans. teri okita is in san francisco with some football enthusiasts who say its no longer just a mans game. natsd of fans outside team hotels, then shots of teams arriving now that the teams are in town, fans are ready for some football! natsd of nfl experience super bowl 50 festivities, including the popular )n-f-l experience , kicked off sophie kicking this weekend in the bay area. sophie and karla makarem arrived from l-a just for this event. theyre diehard gridiron gals. sophie & karla makarem/football of the games together. sophie yeah, well just be in the kitchen, and theres football everywhere on 3 tvs that we have in our house. to hear. percent of football viewership
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the sports fastest-growing demographic ... with immense consumer buying power: think jerseys, caps, tickets, and more. sot: nfl package! all games. all day, and were there for it. every sunday. many n- f-l teams have launched booster clubs exclusively for women. kathy hughes attends every 49ers home game with her sisterhood of faithful followers. kathy hughes/49er female clubmember sot: female fans are st as passionate about football as men are. teri why do you think that? kathy because its a different era and a different time.hughes even volunteered on the santa clara county project to help build the 49-ers new stadium , the site of this years super bowl. natsd as more women huddle up to the game, football )s longtime bromance with the guys may be over. teri okita,
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locals are picking sides - as they prepare to watch the big game here on newschannel three. we )ll hear from some of you - ahead at 5. and you don t have to wait until sunday to see all the action. newschannel s coverage of superbowl 50 starts tomorrow. be sure to catch all the excitement - leading up to the big game. busch gardens may be closed right now, but get ready for a wild ride. after high temperatures well into the 70s on this monday, a cold front will knock about 20a11 off of our temperatures on tuesday! most of us will top out in the low to mid 50s. expect plenty of clouds to start the day, with more sunshine in the afternoon. but we will soar right back into the low to mid 70s on wednesday, with a stiff southwest wind.
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cold front will bring us a chance for some afternoon showers and thunderstorms. we will even be on the lookout for a few severe storms. some of the stormy weather sticks around for thursday, but the warmer weather does not. we are expecting high temperatures only in the upper 40s to lower 50s on thursday with a 40% chance for wet weather. and the mercury continues to drop on friday, with high temperatures only in the low to mid 40s. we will start the day with clouds and end the day with sunshine. and it looks like we will have plenty of sunshine for super bowl weekend. expect clear-to-partly cloudy skies both saturday and sunday with high temperatures in the lower
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still to come - de ja vu for a local nurse. police believe she stole drugs from her job - not once but twice. the story - new for
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a heads up for parents and students in chesapeake. a block of bruin drive will be closed starting today. workers will be installing a new water pipe near western branch high school. this may be a problem for any parents bring their children to school. but there is a way to get around the construction. according to school officials - there will be a detour through morningside drive and mapleton crescent. ahead at 5 - who says - video
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shows more and more parents are joining in on the fun - but there s a very specific
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a local nurse accused of stealing drugs. and police think this isn )t the first time. shot in the line of duty. details tonight into a police chase that landed one officer in the hospital. plus - enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. newschannel three is tracking rain - and more cold weather. good evening - i )m beverly kidd. and i m laila muhammad in for for les smith. the spring-like weather may be short lived. let s get right to chief meteorologist with more on what you can expect. busch gardens may be closed
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