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dr with record breaking lows possible. the latest on our next winter storm in your first alert forecast. latest on the democratic primary held here in roanoke. plus highlights from tonight's primtime g-o-p debate in south carolina ahead of that state's primary. and, the latest on the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. good evening, i'm nadia singh. the cold air
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weather tomorrow. forher and a a a a a an a in that yes nokia already very cold temperatures in place: is there we have seen yet to feel like temperatures in the single digits and below zero for many along and west of the blue ridge and it's feeling like negative two degrees off i am blacksburg nine in lewisburg electric seventeen in hot springs so be sure you would do whatever you can do to dave works because we are going to stay very cold over the next twelve hours temperatures tomorrow afternoon will only fay mills over twenty city sure you dress appropriately as are having operating valentine's day plans the good news is the snow will hold off for sunday afternoon at five till sunday night will be our first few snowflakes it's all from this this am that swinging through the upper level trough that would bring it down to the south and east you can see right now are the
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code uswere the snow is falling across the code us doubts i live in parts of illinois that is the same system. no impact us and about 24 hour security or timeline for the system tomorrow night below libra 8:10 pm and we overnight tomorrow night into monday early afternoon 3 to 6 inches of snow cumulus apostolate that we did monday afternoon, any of the snow will begin to change over to sleet and freezing rain. of council seats are up for grabs as is the mayoral post. many say the large unexpected which caused several problems. some voters weren't happy about waiting others were glad to see a good turnout. the process was challenging and could've went stephen niamke
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chairman:"we could of changed the poll book so that we had more of them and divided them differently instead of letter we could have divided them by number. there were forty nine thousand we oculd divided that a little bit differently" two longtime trinkle and sherman mayor. six others are running for the three council seats. new at 11: police are working a crash in campbell county. it happened on waterlick road between leesville road and timberlake road. a deputy on the scene says kids were in the car at the time of the crash. waterlick road is blocked. we will continue to keep you updated. police are continuing their investigation into an accident in gretna that killed a pedestrian. authorities say it happened just after 9 a-m. walter davis was walking on northside drive when he crossed onto the tracks. he was hit by a norfolk southern train going south and died at the scene. supreme court justice antonin scalia was found dead earlier today
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us marshals say he appeared to die of natural causes. omar villafranca brings us the latest. supreme court justice antonin scalia made his mark during his three decades on the supreme court. he asked more questions and made more comments than any other justice - and was known for his outsize personality and brilliant legal mind. according to the us marshall service, he was found dead this morning when he didn't show up for breakfast at a resort in west texas. ronald reagan chose scalia for the high court in 1986, and he was its longest serving member of the current court (pipe 17:16:20 sot- on the phone jan crawford) " justice scalia was of course the court intellectual anchor and star of the conservative wing, he was pushing the court into a more conservative" he was born to italian immigrants in trenton, new jersey. his family later moved to queens. college took him to georgetown university and harvard law school.
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conservative members of the court he was a strong advocate for gun rights, privacy and he consistently voted to let states outlaw abortion. in 2012 he talked to charlie rose about one of the court's most famous decisions - that led to president george w bush taking the white house, instead of al gore. (18:17:25 pipe 4 sot-possible sound from scalia) "you don't regret that do you" "that case no it was an easy case." (gfx) chief justice john roberts called scalia, "an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues." (16:10 sot- on the phone jan crawford) "a conservative judge is leaving the court but tht could very well tip the balance of the supreme court." his death enables president obama to nominate a third justice to the high court, but he may not be able to get past the republican congress before the next
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omar villafranca, cbs news, dallas. attorneys for virginia a-b-c agents involved in a lawsuit say the u-v-a student pressing charges has changed his lawsuit too many times. earlier this year martese johnson was allowed to make some amendments in his case before a judge ruled whether to throw it out. defense attorneys argue that those changes go beyond what johnson was legally allowed to do. they say a ruling last month that limited changes to the suit should be upheld again for the second version. the judge overseeing the case has yet to make a ruling on the matter. the state senate has passed a bill they say would protect businesses and people who oppose same-sex marriage because of religious beliefs. it was approved after a heated debate yesterday. governor mcauliffe has already committed to veto the bill. republicans say the bill aims to keep the government from denying grants and contracts to those against gay marriage. sparks flew in the ninth republican
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the cbs news event took place in south carolina just a week before the primary that could help decide who becomes the republican nominee for president. craig boswell reports. the republican candidates took the debate stage and the first questions turned (scalia pix) to the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. (obama tonight) president obama announced he will nominate a replacement for the conservative justice. but the candidates argued it should be up to the next president. (21:08:17 sot-gov. kasich/(r-oh) presidential canddiate) "i would like the president for once to put the country first." (sot- sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) 21:15:46 "the senate needs to stand strong and say we are not going to give up the supreme court to a generation by allowing barack obama to appoint a liberal judge" or 21:15:15 "it underscores the stakes of this election - we are one justice away from judgement on abortion" but that consensus quickly turned to disagreements. (21:25:55 sot- trump) "let me just tell you this - jeb is so wrong" things got heated between donald trump and former governor jeb bush over the war in iraq. ( sot-donald trump/(r) presidential candidate)
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the war in iraq was a big fat mistake." (white flash) 21:32:38 "george bush made a mistake, we make mistakes, but this was a beauty." (white flash) (21:33:42 sot-jeb bush/(r) presidential candidate) "while donald trump was building a reality show my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe." (bridge: craig boswell/cbs news/greenville, sc) this debate could be crucial for the candidates. carolina primary is just a week away and may decide who continues in this race. (vo) for marco rubio this was a chance to redeem himself after faltering in the last debate in new hampshire. candidate) "i'm going to have a family most important" the polls on february 20th. craig boswell, cbs news, greenville, south carolina. more than a thousand new pages of hillary clinton's emails have been released. the state department says 81 of those messages are classified, but not top secret. the department has released nearly 50- thousand pages of emails so far. last month 22 were withheld because they contained top secret material. officials say they'll finish releasing clinton's emails at the end of the month, just a day before the super tuesday primaries.
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university's "mock convention" has wrapped up, and it looks like donald trump is the projected republican nominee. students spent the last few days weighing research conducted statewide and nationally. they found that trump is doing a better job connecting with a wide spectrum of conservative voters. mock con is a school tradition that goes back more than 100 years. in that time, its predictions have only been wrong twice since 19-48. a car pileup on interstate 78 in pennsylvania killed three people and sent dozens more to the hospital. state police there say at least 50 vehicles were involved. authorities say because of the cold weather moving in, dozens were also sent to warming shelters. the crash happened just before ten this morning and the interstate probably won't reopen until midnight. officials say passing snow squalls played a role in the pileup. more than 200- thousand soldiers in brazil were out to explain how to stop the spread of the
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it's all part of an new campaign called "zika zero," urging people to be engaged in the prevention of the illness. a similar campaign is being worked on in the u-s. mosquito experts are reminding leaders that spraying will not be enough. the type of bug that's spreading zika only needs a capful of water to breed. experts are asking people to get rid of any standing water in or around their homes. meanwhile the c- d-c continues to advise pregnant women to avoid traveling where zika has been reported. tom skinner/cdc spokesperson: "the mosquitos that transmit this are here, it's just the virus is not here yet. / so far, 81 cases of zika have been reported in 21 states here in the u-s. you're watching your hometown news leader, wdbj7. coming up, a community comes together to honor local heart disease
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and a man overcomes incredible
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we'll explain are honoring local heart disease survivors at this year's "heart ball." the hotel roanoke hosted the 20-16 roanoke heart ball's "a night at the oscars." the event celebrates survivors and raises money for research and prevention education. organizers say attendees are taking disease and stroke in our community. elizabeth vail/senior development director:"it's an opportunity for people to to make a donation to the american heart association through their gift through the live auction, the silent auction, as corporate sponsors as tickets, and it's just a great opportunity to see folks and to help fight the nations number 1 killer heart disease and the number 5 killer, stroke." the event included food and wine packages, a gourmet dinner, and a live band. nba star troy daniels spent saturday morning talking to students at his former high school, william
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daniels spoke about his journey of making it to the charlotte hornets and how his love for basketball took him to places he used to dream about. he signed autographs on shoes, basketballs and took photos with aspiring athletes. just two days ago, daniel's old number 30 jersey was retired in a halftime ceremony at the william fleming gym. daniels says he wants students to know they can be successful with hard work. "that's what i build my career on. that's what i build my life on is hard work. i just want them to know that you can't get anywhere if you don't put in the work and i just wanted to reiterate that to those guys." daniels returns to charlotte monday. pittsylvania county shares a postive message about adoption in her new children's book, "a seed of love" stephanie family is about love and not whether you're blood related. she and her husband adopted taiwan about three years ago and now they can't imagine life without her giorgianni says while researching she found that most children's books focus on the tragedy or heartache and she
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joy. stephanie g , author: "when i wrote this book i just had such a heart for my daughter to understand and other kids to understand, that they are important, and not just adopted kids but kids in general. no matter what their family situations are, no matter what race they are, that they are special they are important that they are loved. " giorgianni says this story of the lady bug seeing parents and their daughter that "looks" different helps kids understand that being different isn't a bad thing. she opened her own publishing company and plans write more on the topic to share her daughter's story. a texas man is proving that with effort anything is possible. he was born with a leg deformity and had both legs amputated at just two years old. today he owns a crossfit gym, and can bench press more than 400 pounds, and even climb a rope with his wheelchair strapped on! he's using his story to motivate others, and those he trains are getting the message. mohshai carter, adaptive athlete: "if i say oh man my legs are hurting, my ankle's
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i had a leg to hurt. wouldn't that make you stop complaining?" he offers free training for anyone with a disability. prepare for another night of dangerously cold temperatures. complete details of your first alert forecast
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nextvalentine's day and snow seemed to go hand-in-hand at least for the last two years across southwest and central
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february twelfth and thirteenth reported nineteen inches of snowfall that we are the top three largest snowfall event that we've had an area in the last year february sixteenth 16 the 17th, we reported eight inches of snow are forecast amounts for tomorrow into monday or ranging between three to six inches and we will dive into that here shortly temperatures right now are very cold holding in the teams in the roanoke valley existence of virginia southside we are in the single digits in hot springs bluefield of course we factor 3 to 6 inches. and we will dive into that here shortly temperatures right now are very cold holding in the teams in the roanoke valley and to such virginia southside. we are in the single digits in hot springs bluefield of course we factor the wind it's feeling very i even colder outside to below a blacksburg sixteen below hot springs feeling like 17 of the found way by the time you wake up tomorrow morning temperatures will be in the single digits for the new river valley mountain empire also along allegheny highlands greenbrier valley will talk to ten degrees in roanoke and twelfth in danville was the coldest air that we've seen all season of course we could break some records well for
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in roanoke data ice tomorrow will stay in the lower to middle twenties maybe five degrees warmer than what we had today still extremely cold we've also noticed clouds increasing throughout the day and of her next winter storm the national weather service has issued a winter storm watch. that is, in fact tomorrow night and continues until tuesday at noon for areas all along virginia answer to north carolina here is why the snow will arrive tomorrow evening figure six to seven for places along interstate seventy seven quarter works this snow will slowly spread to the easter's ten to eleven tomorrow night and looks like the snow could pick up a little bit across the new river valley in the mountain empire and will be sporadic rocket overnight and early monday morning vista six a.m. on monday the world will be snow-covered at this time so we dukes spectators we just stay inside at this point the snow slowly pushed of the north as it does so warmer air
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of the snow over to sleet and freezing rain monday afternoon into monday evening the freezing rain and it just plain cold rain expected monday night into early tuesday in this entire system out of our way out first we have to deal with the snow were regrouping between three to six inches up a long blue ridge were expected out last mainly across the mountains especially as western slopes ofthe heinlein and back into the mountain empire lesser snow. amount expected across the piedmont and delphi. if that were more ice will fall that is a big concern because as the ice accumulates on the abuse that power lines are you on surfaces that things get rough to get select of course that is where we will be the highest risk for power outages
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superman weather impacts for monday and tuesday inclusive of snowy roads icy conditions especially monday afternoon into monday evening along with the wind and heavy rain could produce an isolated flooding threat especially with the snow-covered arose the rain might have many places to go through these are all highlighted in your impact base keep it here on her wet wet sky in all flatter after i divided that wj seven whether it in traffic after we will keep you all it did with that we do warm up through the next th nascar action from daytona, including the arca race with some local connections, and the sprint unlimited, which virginia native, denny hamlin wins. plus we'll have all your college basketball action with uva and duke going down to the final seconds at cameron indoor. all your hoops and racing
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after the break. speedway everybody where it's been a busy day of racing on the superspeedway from the arca race to the just completed sprint unlimited. and there was plenty of excitement to go around in the first two racing events of the season. christiansburg's derrick lancaster climbed in and rolled off 8th in the lucas oil 200, making his second start in the event. he narrowly avoided this multi car melee at lap number two, as the cars stacked up behind him spinning through the tri-oval and bringing out the caution. but he wasn't quite as fortunate ten laps later, getting caught up in someone else's mess on the backstretch, leaving his #83 machine beaten and battered, ending his day. derrick lancaster/ finished 31st in lucas oil 200: it's early in the race. i was trying to be patient. i hate those other guys' cars got tore
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it's racing. you never know. stuff is gonna happen. i try to tell everybody that. my guys are upset. they think it was intentional but it is what it is. charlotte, north carolina teenager william byron fared much better. driving his liberty university sponsored toyota, byron started 2nd and ran most of the day in the top five, before posting a second place finish. it was a much needed shot of confidence for the eighteen year old who will drive the full truck series schedule for kyle busch motorsports. william byron/finished 2nd in lucas oil 200: you don't really know what to expect until you are out there on the racetrack. you watch so many races at daytona and it seems intense but really it's only half as intense as it really is in person so just kind of taking it all in and learning as i did throughout the race was really cool and i just have to thank liberty university. this is their third year sponsoring me full time in the truck series this year so i couldn't ask for more than that. the cup stars came out just after dark for the sprint unlimited
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fireworks. three wide racing was the norm. it cost brian vickers early as well as jimmie johnson near the halfway point of the 75 lap dash. jj got squeezed in the superstretch and retired to the garage failing to finish the sprint unlimited for the 5th straight year. the cars of penske racing and joe gibbs racing were strong all night but with just three to go, brad keselowski tangled with carl edwards while both tried to chase down the leader denny hamlin. that forced overtime and extra laps. hamlin then took the checkered flag under caution for his third sprint unlimited win. denny hamlin/third sprint unlimited win: it's always aggressive. anytime you tell us the cars are disposable and it's a winner take all, we're always a little more aggressive than what we would've been. this is a great momentum booster for our race team with a new crew chief. so obviously we've got a fun week ahead of celebrating and getting focused for the 500. i haven't been in a racecar since homestead. anytime you can get a win early,
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that points victory now in the 500. that'll really count. hamlin starts the year right following offseason knee surgery and grabs the 7th unlimited win for joe gibbs racing. at the daytona international speedway, travis wells, wdbj7. thanks travis. now onto college basketball, where 7th-ranked virginia was on the road at duke. the cavaliers trying to snap a 21- year lose-streak at cameron indoor. uva riding a 7-game win-streak coming into saturday's game against the unranked blue devils. let's get it started with anthony gill, always putting-on a show. he throws it down between the defenders. then mike tobey coming-up big in the first half. he had 8 first half points-- both of these buckets part of 15-2 run, giving the cavs a 25-14 lead. going outside now, it's malcolm brogdon for three, helping keep the blue devils at an arms length. but duke's brandon
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a game-high 25. the dunk helping duke cut the lead to three at the break. then in the second half, matt jones capping-off a 10-oh blue devil run with a big three. duke now in front, up 51-44. uva battles back though, down just one with 14 seconds to go. hard to see, but it's brogdon with the tough lay-in to give the hoos the 62-61 lead. duke with one last chance. grayson allen on the drive, puts it up at the buzzer, and it goes. virginia falls 63-62. here's zac glover with more from durham. zac glover: "sixteen straight times, the cavaliers have come into this building since 1995, and lost. that streak was unfortunately pushed to 17 today, as grayson allen got it to go at the buzzer, as cameron indor remains the only cavaliers have yet to bennett era. tony bennett, "you know, thanks, because i told our guys, 'you battled, you showed some medal in obviously a super- charged environment.' i kind of joked with coach k after. i said, 'i think
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think he got fouled.' so that was what we said as we embraced each other." mike krzyzewski, duke head coach: "look, they're a really good team. it's one play. they could've won. we did. and i think both teams were deserving of winning." anthony gill, 12 points, 4 rebounds in loss: "it was a tough shot, and there's nothing you can do about it. marial played great defense, but you know, it just sucks the energy out of you." zac glover: "so even with the heart- breaking loss, the cavaliers will get their chance to bounce back in a hurry, as they'll host nc state back in charlottesville on monday night. in durham, north carolina, zac glover, wdbj7." in the big south, radford coming-off a big win on thursday over unc asheville. hosting winthrop saturday afternoon in the first half, the highlanders get the ball to ya ya anderson who pulls-up for 3 of his 15 points. radford up 38-31. then as they continue to push the pace, rashun davis takes the ball up- court and takes it straight to the basket. he gets the shot to go, keeping radford out front. davis with 17 points, 9 assists in the game. cam jones led the way for radford with
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shot in the paint here. radford went into the break up by 5, but speaking of 5... number 5 for winthrop-- keon johnson had himself a day for the eagles. he dropped 32 points including the game-winner in the final seconds. winthrop beats radford 86 to 84. d3 hoops at roanoke college. a double header for the bast center finale for both basketball teams with the new cregger center almost finished. the men in action first, hosting bridgewater and up handily in the second half. john fitchett keeping it rolling as he knocks-down the corner 3. fitchett with 16 points in the game-- 6 for 10 from the floor. roanoke up 54-27. later second, john caldwell attacking the basket. he finishes in the paint for 2 of his 13.. back to the perimeter, where the maroons had 16 made threes. this one here from eli sumpter. he was 3 for 3 from beyond the arc. now let's get to carter wright. the hidden valley product shooting lights-out. he hits back- to- back threes. the first one puts the maroons up by an even 30. then the next, just busting-out the
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scorers with 19 points as roanoke cruises to the 104-67 win. their 8th game this season where they scored in triple digits. the ladies in action right after. washington and lee visiting roanoke on the maroons' senior day. kelsey smith and jf's anna carter both honored before the game. first quarter action, ellen wagner gets things going for the maroons. she finished with 8 points as roanoke takes the lead. back the other way, generals' sophomore ailyn kelly hits the shot to tie this one up. kelly had 12 points in the game. bridget holleran was the maroons' leading scorer with 16 points. she drives the lane and finishes off the glass. washington and lee though soon jumps out front with this 3- pointer from andrea ferrero, as the generals go-on to
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63. winners have been announced! sherman lea came out on top in the mayoral primary. freeda cathcart, anita price and trish white boyd took the wins in the city council race. for the latest weather anytime, turn to our webpage at wdbj7.com and be sure to follow us on facebook and twitter for weather
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at wdbj7weather. thanks for watching your hometown news leader. have a great night. bell: holmes? holmes. thoughts? well, your working theory is obviously that this man was interrupted in the performance of his duties by the thief, who then brained the unfortunate mortician and made off with all of his clients' jewelry. so how, then, do we explain these bite marks? it's an oddly personal means of attack, is it not? especially for a transaction conducted solely in the name of the profit motive. yeah, we thought it was weird. maybe the robbery was just a cover? you said the owner found his body exactly like this, right? mmm. (knocking) excuse me, detective. leslie loughlin, from the 5-3 squad.
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this is holmes, watson, our consultants. what brings you down from the bronx? the m.o. you got here. in the last couple of weeks, we've had two young women turn up dead with bite marks on their shoulders. looks a lot like a pair of killings we thought we closed back in '05, but... now i'm starting to think we got the wrong guy. excuse me, you said young women with bite marks on their shoulders? was this in pelham? yeah. anyway, i figured if my guy did this, maybe the nypd only needs one vampire hunter. this is not a murder. it's an accidental death. mr. robertson was standing on the table, and he fell off and hit his head. the robber broke in several hours later. (sniffing) this... scent. do you smell that? honestly, i've been trying not to breathe. well, if you did, you might detect the faintest trace of... (sniffing) ...marijuana laced with embalming fluid. when your toxicology report comes back, i'm quite certain it will confirm that our young mortician here was experimenting with "wet." the kick is something like, uh, pcp.

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