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to bring exclusive coverage of super bowl 50. good morning, carolina, welcome on monday february 1, 48 degrees and 5:30. i'm barbara gibbs. john: i'm john clark. we will get to the overnight headlines in a moment but first weather and traffic together. here is meteorologist don schwenneker. don: as you head out we have dry conditions across the region. not seeing any rainfall around here. look at temperatures across the area this morning and you will notice they will climb quickly morning. currently right now 49 in r.d.: 49 in oxford. we have 50's going to the north hill. looking at the day ahead now. by lunch we're 64 under partly sunny skies. late day 69 degrees and more
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we will talk about that in the complete forecast in a bit. but now time for weather and traffic together. do we have a traffic camera? the computer is being on ornery. this is 40 and airport traffic sailing along fine. we are not seeing any delays. nor are we seeing any accidents. we will keep a check on the computer and any accidents around the area. john: authorities are searching the virginia tech campus for clues in the murders of a 13-year-old girl. her bid was found in -- her body was found in north carolina. a team is on the scene at a virginia tech pond in connection with the nicole lovell case. her body was found in surry county, north carolina over the weekend. three days after she disappeared from her home in blacksburg. friday night virginia tech student david eisenhauer was
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degree murder. yesterday a second relationship to his advantage to be a duct and kill her. barbara: a silver alert for a missing 15-year-old girl from cary. they are looking for corrianne tharrington who is 5'4" and weighs around 180 pounds. shoulder length they are saying blond but there has brown. this is taken when she had brown hair. she had a pink or white north face jacket and blue jeans. call cary police if you know anything. john: world health leaders are gathering for an emergency meeting on the threat posed by the zika virus.
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spreading in south and central america and cases are pop up in the u.s. north carolina health officials have taken notice. gloria rodriguez is live at the state health department with more. gloria: the good news is nobody hear in north carolina has tested positive for the virus. however, local hospitals are screening pregnant women for the disease. nearly 40 cases of the virus have been reported in the u.s. and that is concerning many pr fast things can spread. gloria: today the world health organization is meeting to decide whether it is an international health emergency. last time that happened was 2014 with the ebola outbreak. of after an alarming number of babies were born with abnormally small heads
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the c.d.c. and healthabout getting pregnant not to travel it areas with the virus. >> i think for the average healthy individual this is not a problem for them. i do think what led to increased and appropriate concern has been the pregnancy outcomes. gloria: for those who must travel there are tips. >> we recommend they try to take long sleeve apparel and use mosquito repellent with deet. gloria: in is no cure for zika. but there are talks of a vaccine but that could take time to develop. live in raleigh, gloria rodriguez, abc 11 eyewitness news. barbara: the presidential candidates 10 republicans and three democrats making their final campaign pitches in iowa. john: the caucuses are today and
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some campaigns. reporter: we have a preview. >> it sounds like you want to make a political refusevolutionrevolution. >> i'm a better candidate and thanks to you i will be a better president and i want you to know that. reporter: this is it. time is up for the three democrats and 11 republicans running for president. >> i think a lot of people will make the decision when they listen to neighbors. reporter: on both the republican and democratic sides the last iowa poll found five points or less separating first and second of with about a third of voters wavering. campaigns could influence them up to the last second. in the final day ted cruz attended church. >> do you promise you will run there country like a god fearing christian man? frpbgts he said he parade for donald trump and marco rubio.
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because when i'm the president of the united states we will confront the challenges of or time. . rubio fighting for an upset second place finish or better. >> get out of bed and caucus. john: donald trump gave his wife the mic to close the deal in iowa. >> he will be unbelievable. reporter: the democrats it can take longer since often those caucuses unfold like a game of red rover with campaigns trying to sway the voters from noncompetitive candidates to their side. barbara: bernie sanders has opened his first campaign headquarters in north carolina. he announced his offices in our state will be in charlotte. he says north carolina is key to capturing the democratic nomination. north carolina's primary is march 15 fplt. john: closing arguments scheduled for the trial challenging north carolina's
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starting with the march 15 primary voters will be required to show an approved i.d. before they can cast a ballot. the naacp sued sayingng that will harm black and latino voters. shots fired at a durham mall. barbara: what we are learning about the frightening situation. john: a wreck covers a section of i-95 with cabbage. what played a role. don: as you head out temperatures are the normal highs for this time year.
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don: welcome back. let's look at the bats forecast. kids heading out it will be warm. temperatures running near 50 degrees. current numbers, 51 south hill and roxboro.
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hill. 47 sanford, goldsboro. 46 fayetteville. 48 southern pines an 45 can clinton. partly cloudy right now and 49. by lunchtime 60's. more cloud cover than yesterday. late day mostly cloudy skies and 67 degrees. eventually the clouds usher in showers and we will talk about rain and have the seven-day forecast in a pweutbit. barbara: the driver of a truck that crashed near rocky mount is charged with driving while impaired. according to investigators kevin ellis was under the influence and crashed on 95 spilling a load of cab badges. he and a passenger were taken to the hospital. john: firefighters are working to determine the cause of a fire that killed a deaf man and left seven homeless in johnston county. eight lived here on fifth street in smithfield when it went,in flames saturday.
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43-year-old michael davis. durham police looking for suspects involved in a shooting outside the north tkpweut mall. it was -- northgate mall. within was shot and several radarscars were damaged. it started with a fight. anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers. barbara: people will hear more noise near seymour. they will have a two-day exercise. during that residents can expect increased noise and traffic congestion near the situation that led someone to be taken away in handcuffs. barbara: three prison escapees behind bars.
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barbara: welcome back. 5:44 and 38 degrees. it is the first day of february. two virginia tech students are charged with the murder of a 13-year-old girl. that is one story making headlines. david eisenhauer and natalie keepers are accused with the abduction and murder of nicole madison lovele who disappeared from her home wednesday. the body was found in north carolina saturday. authorities are searching a pond on the virginia tech campus for evidence. the first step in a process toward electing a new president is taking place in iowa. the caucuses will begin there evening. polls show both the democratic
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the world health organization will decide whether to declare the zika imagine a -- zika virus a message. john: a man was arrested for throwing papers over the north fence line of the white house. secret service said they turned out to be safe. no word what if any message was on the papers. police say no one is arrested after a deadly show of violence at a motorcycle show in denver. one person was killed and seven injured during the colorado motorcycle expo saturday. two biker groups blame each for it. barbara: three inmates who escaped from a prison are in custody. 19days ago they -- nine days ago they escaped and used a rope made of bed shoots toeets. that triggered a manhunt. authorities say they got help
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the prison. a english teach are supplied them with google images key to the escape. john: a winter storm deadly in california bringing powerful winds, heavy rain and snow. the driver of a car was struck and killed by a tree that fell across four lanes of traffic in pacific beach. it was eight feet in diameter and crushed three parked cars not occupied. winds downed dozens of trees and support poles and ripped off roofs. barbara: fans line the streets of charlotte to give the panthers a prosecutor sendoff. this is what it was like. john: they are getting sleep in their hotel rooms before the big spectacle known as media day. barbara: we followed them to california so we can bring you reports leading up to the big game. mark armstrong has march.
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stadium and they are ready for super bowl 50. it is amazing no matter where you go in san jose, san francisco, airport, the signage is everywhere. they are ready in the bay area and sunday the two reasons for the party showed up. cam newton let out primal scream as he exited the plane. >> we want to make sure that we do everything in our power to match their passion, their intensity. we have an opportunity and we pretty much have our destiny in our hands. mark: he then hit the ground and clowned a trio of teammates. his $850 pants were the talk of the day but for my money mario addison was best with the crimson pink and blue. thomas davis was all business in
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a go pro strapped to his chest to document it. >> i remember coming down the tarmac and knowing that you are hear for the super bowl and you have an opportunity to get that ultimate goal and that trophy. mark: tonight the panthers are expected to take the field and get our questions beginning at 10:00 p.m. eastern. john: "eyewitness news" is with them through super bowl 50 and mark and joe mazur are there behind the scenes with the action. tisha powell is live with reports friday. barbara: you know they are there. they made the statement. those srer sample pants. -- versace points. don: perhaps we will need a live weather report. john: i just want those pants. barbara: i want to see him in those pants. don: it will be warm again today.
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but you could see showers. partly cloudy and by lunch 64 degrees and this afternoon that sky is thickening and clouds working in. temperatures staying above average. live look into downtown raleigh and with the seven-day always on. 49, dew point 42, 77% humidity. southwest wind eight. fayetteville collection in with a look at 50 degrees, 77% humidity. southwest wind at four. 49 right now roxboro, 50 chapel hill. 47 sanford, 43 smithfield. 46 fayetteville and 50 louisburg. satellite and radar composite shows a few clouds working through. back to the west we've cloud cover but there sis satellite and radar. not seeing any radar returns. we stay dry. looking at the day ahead. we have rain chances in the evening. by 9:00 tonight you could see the frontal boundary dropping through bringing us a chance of showers. into tomorrow plenty of clouds
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10 depress cooler tomorrow and push back of warm air wednesday and 70's before the frontal boundary arrives. that rivers wednesday and it could trigger thunderstorms wednesday into wednesday evening. surface map shows the frontal boundary dropping through ahead of it we will be warm and then it comes in tonight into tomorrow and brings showers and we will be in the cool sector tomorrow and lifts back north as a warm front wednesday and we have the warm exactly about of there boundary approaches. that will bring us the chance of thunderstorms. the rest of today raleigh climbing to 53 by 9:00. lunchtime 64. into the afternoon more cloud cover and mild temperatures. we will have highs in the upper 60's across the raleigh area. rest of the region looking leak this. upper 60's from durham to siler city. 69 cary. 69 garner.
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70's in the sand hills, 71 pinehurst, 72 fayetteville. 70 lillington. 60's absolutely. 69 rocky mount and wake forest. tonight temperatures back in the 40's for overnight lows. 46 roxboro, 49 raleigh. 51 fayetteville. showers around in the overnight well above normal for this tim of year. first alert seven-day forecast powered by accuweather tomorrow temperatures back into the 60's barely. many places upper 60's on ground hog day. wednesday 68, showers and thunderstorms possible. they can linger in thursday morning. thursday afternoon skies break and friday partly sunny and cooler, 45. saturday 48 and sunday 51 degrees. time for weather and traffic and amber rupinta is off so i will handle the traffic duties. taking a live look on the maps and that is a pretty picture. nothing but green. no accidents in the region. wake county and sand hills and
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clear. we had a couple frof delays on the southern side of fayetteville and they have gone away. looking at cameras, we will head to i-40 and u.s. 15/501. volume picking up. as we go into the don't recall freeway 147 and alston the bridge lit up, more traffic than when we checked last half hour. more inbound traffic toward durham. one more we will go to a little delay on the ramp on s 70 at cheek road. lots of green and volume building. no accidents. good news there. barbara: it is 5:52 and 48 degrees. big changes continue in cuba. john: what people could soon have in their homes for the very first time.
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recognized for their ideas o barbara: welcome back, 5:55. john: we have a traffic alert beginning this morning in morrisville. the d.o.t. plans to shut down the parkway from crabtree crossing and bristol creek drive for the next six months. this is allowing crews to construct a road under the new railroad bridge. during that time businesses will be accessible in n.c. 54. barbara: the deadline passed to enroll in health insurance. the period closed this morning and this year fines are going up. john: cuba is launching its first broad band home internet service a potentially major step in bringing them online.
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important milestone in cuba for general public access. it began only last year with the opening of dozens of public wi-fi spots. barbara: middle cancellers show off -- schoolers had teams on display in the future city competition at n.c. state. this year the theme is waste not, want not. solid waste management systems the future. the winning team can compete in the national final ss in washington, d.c. next month. good luck. 5:56 and 48 degrees. man charged in murder of a raleigh mother. john: the punishment he could face.
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we have the latest poll numbers as candidates scramble for report. barbara: two years after a mother is murdered the trial begins for one suspected killer. john: new details about the murder of a young girl two virginia tech students facing charges. good morning, carolina, welcome on monday, february 1, 6:00 know and 48 degrees. i'm john clark. barbara: i'm barbara gibbs. thanks for joining us. we will have more on the stories but now we have meteorologist don schwenneker. don: good morning to you. as you head out we have dry conditions and nice jump in the temperatures throughout the day.
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