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a second person has been charged in the death of nicole lovell. natalie keepers, who is a virginia tech student, has been charged in connection to her death. wdbj7's christian heilman has the details. natalie keepers is a virginia tech student, from maryland. david eisenhauer, is also from maryland and also a virginia tech student. police charged keepers with getting rid of
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and helping eisenhauer after the fact. lt. mike albert, blacksburg police department "eisenhaur used this relationship to his advantage to abduct her and kill her." students here say the arrests come as a shock. payton ball, junior at vt "you don't have to know them or anything like that just to feel for the family. your heart goes out to them. " keepers' arrest hits close to home for philip church. he lives in the lantern ridge area of blacksburg. the last place lovell was seen alive. philip church "it's hurt a lot of people's hearts you know especially in blacksburg and especially here in lantern ridge." the investigation found its way here to a pond near the virginia-mayland college of veterenary medicine building on tech's campus. lt. mike albert, blacksburg police department " investigators continue to be very busy today with pursuing the approximately 300 leads generated over the past five days. " divers from the virginia state police search and recover team braved 39 degree water searching for evidence but wouldn't say what they were looking for. now, the search continues as the questions pile up. philip church "you know i think
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over something like this. christian heilman, wdbj7 the divers are expected to be out again today to continue their search. keepers is in montgomery county jail without bond. eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and abduction. a new trial in the murder of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin quick begins today in roanoke. six alleged gang members are accused of abducting and killing quick in january 20-14. his body was later found in goochland county. a federal judge declared a mistrial back in may after a defendant shared a list of personal information about potential jurors. late last week a judge denied a request from two of the defendants to dismiss some of the charges. a richmond man is in jail, after police say he shot at an officer. kevin smith junior's charged with three felonies, including aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. police say an officer approached smith early yesterday morning and he ran away. the officer chased him, but was shot in the leg. he is in the hospital but is expected to
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a louisa county man's charged with leading deputies on a car chase through several counties. authorities say it happened saturday night when they responded to a call about suspicious activity. officials say michael davis refused to pull over his car and sped off. he led deputies through ablemarle, orange and green counties. davis is being held at the central virginia regional jail. during the incident, two louisa county cars were damaged--one ran off the side of the road, and davis hit the other. the sheriff's office says no one was hurt. ((cold toss to leo)) region today now the leading edge tending to fall part as it drives into the mountains but as he had out this morning
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rain showers in many hometowns grab the umbrella take it with you may need it this afternoon you notice most areas are nice and quite really have to had back toward west virginia see some of those rain showers moving through right now how much rain we talk about i tense here and there maybe two tenths at max but then as he head toward wednesday we will really get a pushes some heavier rainfall in the region that could drop about another inch inch that is you had toward wednesday we will really get a pushes some heavier rainfall in the region that could drop about another inch inch and a quarter across the area something will be monitoring on wednesday with a chance for thunderstorm or two would these numbers right now forties and fifties is you heading out some of the deeper valleys a little cooler lexington thirty seven forty two ronald thirty five blacksburg forty eight galax 51 bluefield and 50 as he head down toward the danville area over the next several hours will be in the forties warming into the fifties by the one shower with passing showers continuing into the afternoon with a high upper fifties to low sixties here's a frontal boundary ahead of that front we get that warm push of air and that's why are temperatures will be near 60 today then the front comes
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wedge tomorrow so will be cooler cloudy little mist and drizzle men here comes the main front that's can be the main event coming through that will trigger some heavier rainfall some strong gusty winds an and once that front moves through quiet conditions return thursday and friday across erie upper fifties near sixty for the roanoke valley and over toward lynchburg center virginia upper fifties low sixties southern virginia low more like the low to mid sixties with an isolated shower few back to the new river valley southwest mid to upper fifties and the highlands greenbrier valley west virginia you'll also find temperatures in the low to mid fifties with a good rain showers the you pocahontas county as he showers this morning already groundhog day maybe a mist or drizzle here and there mostly cloudy locally and then a weather impact day wednesday would pockets a heavy rainfall and after that thursday friday into the we ekend lunacy lot of sunshine highs back down with a should be for this time beard in the mid scientists studying el nino are getting a new look at its
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the help of drone operators. researchers are now able to gather data to help make a 3-d map of the eroding california coast line. the efforts have helped scientists find thousands of homes that could be in jeopardy this winter. like a local apartment complex that's now teetering on the edge. mapping the coast researchers hope the data will help them warn those at risk who live along the nearly 13- hundred miles of shoreline. general motors wants to accelerate its plans to bring self-driving cars to the road. g-m is creating a team to focus on self-driving research starting today. the car company already has advanced technology on the road, including the super cruise feature that lets you take your hands off the wheel. this new department will be led by one of g-m's presidents. it's goal will be to make g-m the leader in self-driving car technology.
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new series of excursions this spring. but first, the team that takes care of her has some work to do! the 611 will leave the virginia museum of transportation soon. exactly when we don't yet know. but the vintage engine will go to a norfolk southern facility at shaffer's crossing to have the front truck wheels replaced. scott lindsay is the steam engine expert who led its restoration last year. scott lindsay/steam engine expert: the wheels that are being replaced date back to norfolk and western operation in the '50s. so i believe they were dated 1957, so they ran the end of steam, and all of the ns steam program in the 80s and 90s, and got us through the 2015 season. so they've done their job, and it's time to make them an exhibit. after the wheels are replaced, the 611 will return to the north carolina transportation museum for the annual inspection required by the federal railroad administration. the queen of steam will get an extensive check-up including boiler tests, but lindsay says she'll be ready for the spring exurcions. tickets for the 2016 excursions go on
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as you get ready to start your day, we're keeping an eye on the roads for you. we'll have the latest traffic alerts in your i-hometown traffic report. there's a special collection at the virginia museum of transportation. we'll introduce you to the man responsible for the display. good morning dashiell, considering the future of explore park, and the work that's now under way to develop a sustainable plan for property. i'll talk with the director of roanoke county parks, tourism coming up on wdbj7 mornin'.
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today with a few passing showers. high near 60. a tractor-trailer accident has shut down i-77 south in carroll county. that's near the
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marker 14. avoid the area. electrical work will have newton street blocked off in danville. you won't be able to drive there from 7 a-m to 5 p-m today through thursday. a detour will be in place to help you get around. workers are replacing a pipe this morning on route 11 in botetourt county. one northbound lane is closed near the trush wash off of i-81 at exit 150. it should re-open in about 20 minutes. work will start back up again at 9 o'clock tonight. this is a live look at the east river mountain tunnel from a virginia department of transportation camera. the northbound right lane is closed now maintenance work for another 20 minutes. the virginia museum of transportation offers much more than just trains! there's cars, planes and even a special bus display. harry messimer, for 31 years, so he's the man to talk to buses. wdbj-7 photographer bruce young introduces us.
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museum of transportation: "almost everything in this room is my collection." messimer: "i had just got out of the korean war, during that time, and i came there in 1956 and these are my two buses." messimer: "like i say, almost everything in here is my collection. the toy buses, the pictures are individual pictures i put into collages. i have some of the old bus station postcards. they used to put them out in different cities. "i did a lot of the hauling of the protesters to washington, dc, during the 1960s. the freedom riders is what they were. and i'd have to stay with them and bring them back to here, and then another driver would take them back south, when they go. those were rough days for me. scary days, really, for the freedom riders and all. i never had any trouble with any of them. i treated them real nice, and talked
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with them -- like i say, stayed with them in washington, dc, three or four days at a time. "this is my favorite spot here, the better buses. there's the old silver-side bus, and the old double- decker bus, and the others that were made. these were my best ones. i got some of them at yard sales,and some of them we -- we had in chicago, and washington, dc, and new york city, they had the gift shop that sold toy buses. "i bought this school bus in salem, virginia. it was on eighth street, underneath a canopy. and it had been kind of beat up and banged up a little bit, but we got it fixed and we got it running. the most important thing about this bus is the seats inside of it." (nat: snap as chain cut away - "ah, yes.") messimer: "it's a 1934 dodge brothers
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have never seen one with seats like the inside of this bus. and i'm real proud of it now, because a lot of people love it, we get a lot of compliments on it. "this was my cap here, my driver's cap. i was a driver instructor at one time here, for the last seven years that i worked with greyhound. and i trained the first driver -- girl driver -- that drove in this area for greyhound at one time. 1976 and '77. "a lot of the drivers said, 'why don't you sell this stuff and get you some money?' i said: why do you think i saved it for? for myself and the public, to show the public someday. "oh, yeah. there will always be a bus." students at washington and lee are doing their part to help kids in need. how soup is making all the difference. and, a basketball game at averett university was also a
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cancer awareness. showerstemperatures starting off in the forties and fifties across our area we have forty two roanoke fifty up toward new york city alanna coming in at fifty eight a little closer home taz well located taz will middle school sending is live weather information forty nine degrees right now very light westerly breeze and around one mylan our radar shows showers already moving into the mountains a west virginia as we head through the morning and afternoon will have a chance of seeing a few scattered showers now majority that will tend to fall part as it drives to the mountains but even south and east don't be surprised see a few though showers to keep the umbrella close at hand sunrise this morning seven twenty three sunset at five forty four temperatures in the forties this morning will be warming up into the upper fifties to near sixty is maker way through the afternoon most like springtime showers across our area heavier rain though
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here you go here's the mid week storm potential severe weather from the ohio river valley down along the gulf coast heavy snow up toward the great lakes and northern plains states thrustfor us we could see pockets a heavy rain as of front comes through it heads toward the coastline half-inch to inch plus of rainfall across our area on wednesday no start see things quieting down on thursday building temperatures in the fifties to low sixties head out tonight cloudy showers continue here and there upper thirties low to mid forties seven day planner not too bad for groundhog day the cloudy conditions locally with astray shower here there wednesday a weather impact day of the rain falling heavily at times 62 and behind that front we get back to where we should be for this time of year sunshine. highs in the mid 40s right through the upcoming weekend you sign what's that washington and lee are teaming up with community members to fight childhood hunger. the 4-th annual souper bowl kicked
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students, kids and adults were able to taste several different types of soup for a small fee. the money raised goes to w and l's campus kitchen's backpack program. that's a program that gives food to students who receive free or reduced lunch. jenny davidson/co- curricular service coordinator: "the idea is that on friday we can send over a bag of non- perishable food items to help decrease the food needs over the weekend and keep them fed until their back at school on monday." the program has provided nearly 7- hundred bags of non-perishable food items to students at elementary schools in the rockbridge county area. this year's goal was to raise 8-thousand- dollars to fund three months of the program. averett university's men's basketball game featured a special event for cancer awareness this weekend. it's all part of the 2- nd annual "caring for carrie", which raises money for the v foundation for cancer research. the event honored carrie hendrick, averett's current director of athletic training education. she's been battling ovarian cancer since 20-13. jamie valvano, daughter of late n-c
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show support. she says all it takes is one person to make a difference. jamie valvano/breast cancer survivor: "my dad started the v foundation when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and it was just one man who had a dream to find a cure for cancer. he used his voice to share that with others and he started the v foundation." averett raised just over $800 at the annual event last year. the virginia tech men's and women's basketball teams try to get wins on the road. we'll have highlights, coming up in sports. it doesn't matter if you're rooting for the panthers or the broncos. whoever wins the super bowl is getting a little something
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mostly cloudy today with a few showers developing.
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the hokies men's and women's basketball team suffer road losses on sunday, but the virginia tech wrestling team picks-up a big win over virginia in their commonwealth clash on the mats. here's karen loftus with more. good morning everyone, i'm karen loftus with your look at sports. virginia tech's men's basketball team has had a tough stretch the past 10 days, losing 3-straight heading into sunday's road contest at pittsburgh. buzz williams and his guys trying to get back in the win column against a 16 and 4 pitt team, who's won 5 of the last 6 meetings between the 2 former big east foes. in the first half, the panthers with the slight lead, when jamel artis gets it to sheldon jeter for the dunk. lots of ball movement from pitt, which had 30 assists as a team. on the other end, seth allen seemingly doing it all
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with a career high 28 points. his 3 ties the game at 23, but from there, the panthers get hot, rattling-off 3-straight threes in about a minute-span. they take the 41-32 lead at the break. ahead to the second half. zach leday trying to get something going. he gets the kick-out from allen and drains the 3. he finished with 12 points and 9 rebounds. turnovers though, were a huge issue for the hokies-- they had 20 in the game, which led to 33 points for the panthers. the huge artis dunk here, makes it a 20point lead for pitt. they go-on to beat virginia tech 90 to 71. virginia tech's women's basketball team also on the road sunday afternoon, where they fall to 11th- ranked florida state 68 to 50, for their 4th-straight loss. chanette hicks was all over the court for the hokies with a team-high 11 points, 6 assists and 5 steals. to the mats, and the commonwealth clash between virginia tech and the university of virginia. both teams ranked in the top 25-- the hokies sitting at number 10. the cavaliers 18th in the nation. starting at 133, uva's 6th- ranked george
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reversal to pick-up 2 points, he gets the 14-4 major decision over dennis gustafson and virginia goes-up 4 to 3, but there was still a lot of wrestling to be done. in 149, sal mastriani has tj miller in trouble and works his way to a pin. a big 6-point pick-up for the hokies, who lead it 13 to 4. onto the heavyweights in the final bout of the day. this one all wrapped-up for the hokies, but third- ranked and undefeated ty walz picks-up the 8-6 decision over patrick gillen just for good measure. virginia tech beats virginia 31 to 7. that's your monday morning look at sports. we're less than a week from super bowl 50. the winning team will take home the iconic lombardi trophy. after the game, the trophy is returned to tiffany and company where it will be engraved with the names of those who fought hard to win it. for the first time, in addition to the lombardi trophy, the winning team will also get an 18-karat gold plated "fifty." you can watch the super bowl next
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wdbj-7 at 6-30. a big part of the super bowl is the food, and we want to know what's cooking in your kitchen for the big game. submit your favorite party recipes on our website in the must see 7 section. you can also browse other wdbj7 fan's recipes to get ideas. we will share some of our favorites that you submit on wdbj7 sunday mornin'. all eyes are on iowa today for the first presidential nominating contest in the country. how the candidates made their final pleas for support, with polls showing tight races on both sides. three california escaped inmates are back in custody. how a tipster helped catch two of them, and where the third escapee turned himself in. plus, a community is remembering a longtime indiana principal. how she lost her
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close on both the democratic and republican sides, it's too early to tell who will take the votes today. marlie hall reports on how the candidates prepared for today's iowa caucuses. hoping to dampen donald trump's momentum... texas senator ted cruz made his final pitch to iowa voters sunday... (sot ted cruz/ des moines) if everyone here brings nine other people to the caucuses tomorrow night, we will win the caucuses tomorrow, we will win the nomination, and we will win the general election in november 2016 during an event in sioux city, trump pushed back -- this time labeling cruz dishonest and deceptive for sending out this flier... (sot trump) a voter violation. you see this? official documentation sent to voters, then they have grade for different things. that is terrible. it's a fraud. (standup: marlie hall/ cbs news / des moines, ia) forecasts here in iowa are calling for snow in parts of the state beginning tonight ...which could have an impact on
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bernie sanders and hillary clinton knocked on doors and made calls late into the night... as the two candidates made their closing arguments: (sot sanders) "here's an idea.together, we're going to create an economy that works for all of us, not just the 1 percent." (sot clinton) "i will stand up and fight for you every day of this campaign, and when we win, i will stand up for you every day." clinton lost iowa during her presidential bid in 2008. (vo marlie with winfrey) political analysts say this time around the former secretary of state is working on her likability. (sot - prof. kelly winfrey / iowa state university) she's focused a lot on her relationships with people. she's focused a little more on middle-class issues. with polls showing tight races on both sides...the fight for iowa could come down to the wire. marlie hall cbs news des moines, iowa. the democratic presidential candidates will make closing arguments to new hampshire voters on wednesday. that's less than a week before votes are cast in that state's first primary, which is also the first
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cnn announced it will hold a prime-time town hall there wednesday night. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will field questions from participants. the town hall happens just two days after the iowa caucuses. the latest polls show a tight race between clinton and sanders. deadlines to register to vote are quickly approaching ahead of primary races. virginia's deadline is february 8-th to vote on super tuesday which is march 1-st. eight states have deadlines this week for those who want to vote in presidential primaries. the u-s election assistance commission has links on its website for each state's elections office and a link to register. the republican party of virginia has abandoned plans to require a statement of affiliation - or a loyalty pledge - in the upcoming presidential primary. organizers voted to get rid of a plan requiring people taking part in the march 1-st primary to sign a statement saying "i am a republican." the oath was recently criticized by gop presidential candidate donald trump and others who say it could alienate first-time and independent voters
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an attempt by trump supporters to block the oath. ((cold toss
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three escaped prisoners from san francisco are finally back in custody. after eight days on the run, bac duong turned himself in on friday at an auto parts store. hossein nayeri -- the suspected ringleader behind the escape -- and jonathan tieu were captured a day later 400 miles away from where they broke out of jail. an unidentified tipster recognized the two and a white van parked in front of a whole foods grocery store. (grace scott gatpandan/ san francisco police dept.) "a citizen saw someone. saw something suspicious, notified an officer. and that notification ultimately led to the apprehension of two armed and dangerous suspects." police did find ammunition inside
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headed back to orange county central men's jail, but they'll be placed in a more secure unit. last week officials arrested a woman who taught english in the jail. she admitted to giving a map to nayeri to assist him with their escape. subway riders in harlem are on edge following another stabbing at a station. police say early yesterday morning a man was stabbed after an argument with a woman. authorities are still looking for the suspect. the incident marks the 5-th subway stabbing in new york since the start of the year. some residents are even suggesting that career criminals should be banned from using the subway. it's not clear if a rule like that would be legal. a community celebrated the life of an indianapolis school principal saturday after she died saving the lives of her students.. susan jordan died tuesday after pushing some students out of the way of an oncoming bus. she was principal for more than 20 years at amy beverland elementary school, where she knew the names of every student. her students and co-workers at the school said they will remember her for her kindness and positivity. (dr. jan combs/
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"susan loved fiercely more evident then on january 26 when she fiercely shoved students out of the way of a moving bus and saved them instead of herself." jordan's daughter lisa told everyone her mother would want them to keep themselves. flags were flown at half-mast saturday at indiana to honor her memory. gearing up to make mosque as a senior administrator says the president will visit the islamic on wednesday. he's expected to host a roundtable with community members. he'll also celebrate the contributions of muslim-americans to the country. the president has visited mosques overseas but never here in america. key congressional leaders have closed the case on the investigation into retired 4-star general david petraeus. last year, petraeus admitted to giving his biographer and lover, paula broadwell, notebooks containing highly classified information. he intially lied about it to the fbi. pentagon leaders
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letter to the leaders of the senate armed services committee, saying the matter was closed after an army review. talks of demotion and a reduction of his pension were considered, but lawmakers on both sides came to the general's defense, saying he'd already paid for what he did. one person was killed and seven others were hurt at a motorcycle expo in denver on saturday. shots were fired around 1 p-m at the national western complex, where the colorado motorcycle expo was being held this weekend. others were hurt in injuries from a stabbing and a fistfight. six people were taken to the hospital. police couldn't say whether the incident was gang-related, but no arrests have been made. u-k based charity "ox-fam" says international donors failed to deliver the funds they promised to help with the ebola epidemic. that outbreak killed more than 11- thousand people, mostly in western africa. the group estimates nearly 2-billion dollars has not been delivered to the area. they say even the 4-billion that was delivered is hard to track because of "scant information." communities around
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ebola crisis was handled. although the world reported the outbreak ended earlier this month, at least one new case has been reported since. we're watching the roads for you on this monday morning. your i-hometown traffic report after the break. explore park has been a work in progress for 30 and now roanoke county is creating a new master plan to develop a wide range of recreational opportunities there over the next 15- 20 years. we'll hear how you can help, coming up on wdbj7 mornin'.
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today with a few passing showers.
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we're learning more about an accident that has shut down i-77 south in carroll county. it involves a damaged bridge and several vehicles. that's near the route 58 exit in hillsville, which is at mile marker 14. southbound traffic is being diverted off at exit 14, and right back onto southbound i-77. there's no estimated time for the highway to re- open. electrical work will have newton street blocked off in danville. you won't be able to drive there from 7 a-m to 5 p-m today through thursday. a detour will be in place to help you get around. construction could slow you down for another 20 minutes on lee highway in botetourt county. the northbound left lane is closed near cloverdale road. the history of explore park is a
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lingering disappointment, as different visions for the park have come but roanoke county is now in charge, and planners are trying to develop a new master plan that will revitalize the park. wdbj7's joe dashiell is in the studio this morning tell us more about that. joining us this morning is doug blount, director of roanoke county parks, recreation and tourism. thanks for being here doug. 1. we seen several different visions for explore park since it was first developed. what does the county now envision for this 1100-acre resource? (our vision is to create a park that focuses on it s natural assets, which includes the roanoke river, changing topography and people having passive and active recreation opportunities.) have been asking county residents for their thoughts about explore for a while now haven't you?
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series of community meetings in which we had more than 225 people participating. and then we had an online survey with more than 1100 responses. these are two different tools we're using to develop the master plan.) 3. how have you used that information? (we've got our first draft conceptual plan and circulation plan for roads and trails.) 4. but you're not done yet. you have another meeting tomorrow night. what do you hope will come from that meeting? (we're wanting to ask citizens and stakeholders to provide feedback on these draft plan and tell us whether we are on track or not.) doug blount, thank you very much. the final open house to receive public input on the explore park master plan is tomorrow night, tuesday february 2nd from 6
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doug is coming back in about 30 minutes, and we're going to talk more about the activities that roanoke county hopes to develop at explore over the next 15 to 20 years. kimberly, there's a lot going on with this plan. a star wars painting is stolen from an ohio restaurant. the mysterious way it was returned two weeks later. a former marine who lost his cat four years ago finally got him back. why the cat went
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weekrain showers moving into the mountains a west virginia watch the leading edge is a bumps into the mountains in pocahontas kind is qaeda continues to fall part now be the trend over the next several hours but if you heading to the mountains a west virginia juergen a fine some showers this morning an and the highlands and showers this morning everyone else
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afternoon some light rain showers will be drifting through how much rain we talk about today tonight not all that much maybe a tent two tenths here and there depending this goes right through early tuesday morning not can be raining all the time does scattered rain showers but then we get a push of some heavier rain as he head toward wednesday and wednesday evening will we could see maybe another inch to inch and a quarter before it's all said and done temperatures right now pretty
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fifties a few isolated areas only40s and 50s a few isolated areas only in the 30s but you to will warm up as we head through the morning would in a close in on 60 today 40s tuesday 60s on wednesday and him back to where we should be by the end of the week today you notice temperatures upper 50s to near 60 is you had through the afternoon qaeda see this line driving through just a few showers here and star-wars themed painting from an ohio pizza shop two weeks ago. but the painting was swiftly returned -- by a mystery man. the surveillance video only shows him from behind, but you can see he's wearing a leather outfit and a storm trooper helmet. the employees saw him ride up on a motorcycle and drop off the painting, wrapped in a black bag. "and i saw it on the back and i was like 'there a note. and it was from darth vader.' we didn't know, i mean, he didn't take his mask off so we weren't sure what's going on and i think sometimes you get a little nervous in those situations." the restaurant staff didn't expect the painting to be returned so quickly, even after they had taken to social media to ask the public for help recovering it. now they plan to frame the note next to the painting, as a
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strange return. after four long years, a marine and his cat are finally reuinted. former marine robert connell originally saved his cat hemi in 2009 after finding him on his engine block in north carolina. the family later moved to north dakota and connell was deployed. so his cat hemi went south to look for him. a shelter in north carolina recently found the cat and identified him through a microchip. connell flew more than 3-thousand miles to be reunited with the cat. (robert connell/former marine): "he knows that i needed him, and that's why he was still around and that's probably why he went looking for me when they moved on base. he thought i was left behind." hemi is more than just a cat -- he has helped connell deal with his p-t-s-d. the family plans to move next month, but this time, the yard will be fenced in. the norfolk police force got some special new gear this weekend. but the new bullet proof vests aren't going to human officers -- they're going to the k-9 officers. the added protection came after
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suspect shot him. c-n-n anchor anderson cooper donated funds to the department after death. the dog didn't have any protection and if he was wearing a vest. the pro bowl finished up last night at the aloha stadium in honolulu, hawaii. it was team irvin versus team rice with star players pushing hard on both teams. russell wilson of the seattle seahawks came out on top with three touchdown passes in the first-half. he led team irvin to a 49 to 27 victory. wilson was selected the game's offensive m-v-p, while michael bennett -- also a seahawks player -- was selected the defensive m-v-p. some diets could help lower your risk of breast cancer. and a medication might be able to help prevent alzeheimer's disease. one man with alzeheimer's is fighting it with football. how he hopes the carolina panthers can help him delay
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now on wdbj7 now on wdbj7 mornin', today in history. on this date in 17-
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court holds its first session. in 18-84, the oxford dictionary debuts. richard nixon announces his candidacy for president in 19-68. president bush addresses the nation ,after space shuttle columbia explodes in 2003. and in 2004, ford g-t makes its tv debut in a super bowl ad. mostly cloudy today with a few showers developing. high around 60. in today's hometown health, alzheimer's could be prevented by a common medication. omar villafranca explains that and how some diets protect against breast cancer risk. eating lots of fiber could help lower the risk of
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study at harvard focused on women's diets during adolescence and young adulthood. it found eating lots of high fiber foods, especially fruits and vegetables, could significantly reduce breast cancer risk. studies are finding that social media can have both emotional and psychological benefits. but in some cases nothing beats the value of face to face interaction. researchers studied a group of women under stress and found that in-person support was significantly better than text messaging. and researchers are looking at how blood pressure drugs may be effective in treating alzheimer's. hypertension is a risk factor for the disease because it disrupts blood flow to the brain. a team at georgetown university found that blood pressure drugs can reduce cell damage and prevent or delay alzheimer's. those are some of the day's top health stories. ov, cbs news, new york one man with alzheimer's is trying to slow his disease down by staying current with football. peter setzer is a major fan of the carolina panthers. he not only reads
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newspapers, but he cuts out the articles and hangs them on his bedroom door. he's constantly reading those articles, because he'll forget about the football team's stats if he doesn't. (peter setzer, carolina panthers fan): "the average person who's diagnosed with alzheimer's will die in 11 years, and my determination is to slow that down." (peter setzer, carolina panthers fan): "i'm going to go down fighting and do everything i can to prolong life." in the meantime, while he's waiting for them to play in the super bowl, he's also going through experimental treatments for his disease. here's a look at what's trending on twitter this morning. today is the first day of february, and it's also the start of black history month. it's been celebrated in america every february for the last 40 years. . -------- many of nfl's hottest stars took part in the pro bowl last night. team irvin took on team rice in hawaii. quarterback russell wilson helped team irvin get the 49 to 27 win. -------- and, fox took its first musical with
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night. the three-hour show was reportedly a one-time event. the reviews on twitter are overwhelmingly good though, with many people asking to see it again. there are new details in the murder of nicole lovell. coming up, why investigators arrested a socond person and where they're searching for more evidence. and, scientists have found a new way to check for erosion along the california coast. what they're hoping the technology will
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now at 6, how a maryland community is trying to cope, after two virginia tech students from there are charged in connection to the death of 13- year-old nicole lovell. trial begins today in roanoke in the murder of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin quick. why a federal judge declared a mistrial in
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plus, how general motors is getting in the fast lane to put self- driving cars on the road. good morning, it's good morning, it's just about 6 o'clock on monday, february 1. mostly cloudy today with a few showers developing.
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