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february 10thi'm kyle benjamin, january has the day off. this morning police in rocky mount are searching for the man who they say robbed the family pharmacy. officers identified the suspect as joshua wayne cundiff of boones mill.cundiff allegedly pull a gun on the pharmacist and demanded drugs.an employee pulled a gun in self defense. during the getaway - police tell us - the worker fired at least one shot - as the robber took off in a pickup truck. police seached a wooded area around the pharmacy, but did not locate cundiff. they believe left the area. police in danville want to know who stabbed a puppy last week.wfxr's sophia borrelli caught up with the pup to see how she is doing - and when she will be ready for adoption.
0:53 nat of whining this pup is already full of energy, and recovering at the danville humane society after she was stabbed in the back with what some believe was a knife. paulette dean/executive director, danville humane society: i am horrified."after police responded to a call about an injured dog, they got in touch with the humane society who made sure she got the care she needed. "unfortunately paulette says with the years she has been a director here at the shelter, this is not the first time she's seen this kind of animal cruelty come through these doors."paulette dean/executive danville humane society: "i wish was shocked, but after almost 24 job, i have seen many horrifying police are still trying piece anyone would want to hurt dan wallace/danville police:
the danville area humane society will be accepting applications for the puppy starting on friday. if you're interested on adopting her- head to our website virginia first dot com for details. wfxr news is your local election headquarters and the polls proved correct in new hampshire's primary, but there was at least one surprise on tuesday night. karin caifa reports from manchester, new hampshire, with the results, and what's next in the presidential race. 00:18:18-:34:42-581:15-1:30 1:30-1:49donald trump and bernie sanders are the winners here in new hampshire. both of them coming off of losses in iowa last week.bernie sanders lost iowa to hillary clinton by the narrowest of margins. he led in most new hampshire polls leading up to tuesday.he said his win, by a fairly
presidential candidate"it is just too late for the same old, same old establishment politics and establishment economics, the people want real change." meanwhile hillary clinton, in her concession remarks -- acknowledging those young voters that really buoyed sanders to his win. presidential candidate"i know i have some work to do particularly with young people but i will repeat again, even if they are not supporting me now, i support them."in the g-o-p contrast between the campaigns of the first and second place finishers. donald trump -- turning big poll numbers into his first victory and ohio governor john kasich beat out the many contenders in that big battle for second place, after running an upbeat, positive campaign. presidential candidate "at a time when clearly change is in the air, maybe just maybe we
part of american politics. because tonight, the light overcame the darkness of negative campaigning." presidential candidate "we are going to make america so great again, maybe greater than ever before. i love you all, thank you, new hampshire. we are going now to south carolina. we're gonna win in south carolina."south carolina will be the next contest for the republican candidates on february 20th. sanders compete in nevada, the same day.in manchester, new hampshire, political analyst ed lynch from hollins university will join us later this morning to breakdown the results from new hampshire. virginians will make their choice in the upcoming presidential primary.polls will open on march 1 st.the deadline to register to vote in the primary was monday.but
general election.remember new voter i.d laws took effective in july 2014.you can find a link to that information-- along with sample ballots and information on your polling locations at our website virginia first dot com. every four years, washington and lee university hosts mock con - a convention aimed at predicting who the party currently out of office will nominate to run for president of course, this time around it's the republican party which has been accurately forecast by mock con since 1948.wfxr's taylor kanost is live at washington and lee university in lexington with some of the students that hope to continue that streak this weekend. good morning. there's a lot of excitement not only on the campus of washington and lee, but all of lexington for the 26th mock convention. more than 1,500 washington and lee undergraduates will act as delegates in a mock republican
determine who will get the presidential nod. student organizers raised nearly a half million dollars for research on procedures, create this convention hall, hold an opening parade, and book some big-name political speakers such as former vice president dick cheney and former speaker of the house newt gingrich among others. this event has proven to be pretty darn accurate by correctly predicting 19 of 25 presidential elections since this all began back in 1908. the event begins tomorrow evening and continues through saturday. you can catch a live
peake filmed the video from his spot in the international space station.he captured the storms as they crossed through europe and africa. peake is in the midst of a six-month mission for the european space agency. jason and kyle at wx poda strong upper over the ohio valley will remain nearly stationary today before slowly moving east tonight into thursday. weak upper shortwaves will move across the mountainsthrough tonight
flurries.temperatures will remain below normal for the remainderof the week. another clipper system will cross our region onfriday with some light snow accumulations...e specially in themountains. arctic high pressure builds in for the weekend. anotherwinter storm may impact the mid-atlantic region monday intotuesday. there is more trouble for one largest retailers.... now sears says it is going to have close more stores.the details are next on good day virginia. and the situation is not much better on wall street. after
picking out seeds.but keep in mind- no field is the same. there are different seeds for different environmental conditions. for more information on seed placement- and where you can get help picking out ideal crops- head to our website virginia first dot com and click on the ag life tab. sears is quickly closing at least 50 stores.the company says the stores slated to close are what it calls "most unprofitable."the retailer originially planned to close the stores over the next few months, but poor holiday sales is speeding up the timeline. the company shut down hundreds of sears and k-mart stores over the last five years.it did not reveal which stores are closing. retailers are not the only ones struggling.investors on wall street are facing some serious losses.the stock market has been fluctuating all year, with experts throwing around terms like bull market and bear market. but what exactly do those terms mean and how do they
explains. :25-:30bull market...bear market...these words are tossed around all the time but what exactly do they mean and do they really have anything to do with you?simply put, a bull market is trending up. a bear market is trending down. we've been living in a mostly bull market for at least the past five years. so, in order for it to switch, we'd need to see a 20-percent dip from the highest point last year. usually market turmoil doesn't cause a recession, but it can predict a recession. i think that's what everyone's grappling with right now.and 2016 has been rough so far. the market is off to a terrible start in 2016. all three indexes are down.a major culprit? that cheap gas you've been enjoying. the energy sector stocks have been suffering because of the free falling price of oil. energy companies have been really taken to woodshed to put it bluntly. you have pretty much every major oil company is down.so, if you want to keep that good feeling you're getting from filling your gas tank without emptying your wallet, you might want to avoid looking at your 401 right now. you never want to be checking it on a day to day basis. that's when emotions
may make the wrong decisions. assuming you're not that close to retirement, sit this out, don't sweat it.in washington, i'm dianne gallagher. a strong upper low centered over the ohio valley will remainnearly stationary today before slowly moving east tonight into thursday. weak upper shortwaves will move across
resulting in scattered snow and don't forget you can get your and news on virginia first.com .... 24 hours a day. researchers at virginia tech are turning their attention to the zika virus health crisis. the researchers are studying how these kinds of viruses get past the mosquitos immune system and the human immune system. the family of virus that zika belongs to includes other pathogens, like west nile virus and yellow fever. zika virus infected a growing number of americans over the past few weeks. one of the researchers say the development of a vaccine would resolve the problem- but for now- they're looking into how to control the virus to prevent outbreaks. doctors and researchers are not the only one fighting the zika virus.jackie ibanez tells us how politicians are now getting involved as the number of cases continues to grow. :25-:37:49-:561:12-1:21 1:21-1:32reid says: "this should not be a political issue." the threat virus threat continues to grow... with two new cases in pennsylvania and one in delaware.... both travel related. a bipartisan group of
now taking action... but while democrats want to approve president obama's nearly two-billion-dollars in emergency funding... republicans say there doesn't need to be any fight the mosquito borne illness..blunt says: "i'd there's still money left that for ebola but it was ebola and diseases so there's no immediate shortage of money for the administration to do what it thinks needs to be done." meanwhile the states are taking are taking their own action to prevent an outbreak in the with florida and texas preparing vaccines for the summer... when mosquitos will be more prevalent.scott says: " we have asked the centers for disease control, i have asked for thousand test kits to test for antibodies for people that have previously had zika that might have traveled overseas and are back.started in brazil and has concentrated in latin america. costa rica is trying a new approach to mosquitos that carry the by using bacteria to kill mosquito control experts could help researchers better.conlon says: truth is, there is a lot to be this
trying to find out. the republicans hearing for thursday to options... while democrats argue they action now. in new york, fox news. not everyone is a sore loser over the super bowl.... we will tell you why one man had to dress like a football and dance on a public street when good day virginia continues.
a lot of people enjoy playing fantasy football... but after this weekend's super bowl... one man might think twice about playing next season. that's because he joined the panthers in the loss column.one man who lost his fantasy football league... admitted his shortcomings publicly. the winner of the league got to pick the punishment for loser... and he decided john zarse should dress up in a football onesie holding a sign that read "i'm the worst at fantasy football." zarse says: "you know it was just me. i drafted with my heart instead of my brain. i
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purses from shopping carts or grabbing them out of victim's hands.coleman is out of jail on bond and investigators are working to identify the accomplice.the thefts happened at goodwill on brambleton avenue, walmart on clearbrook village lane, and at kroger on williamson road.investigators say the women were taking cash from then dumping the purses at another location.anyone with information is asked to contact police. two men from henry county are now charged in connection to a homicide in north carolina. police say daquarius martin and zachary haley are charged with the first degree kidnapping and first degree murder of benjamin baker from eden.police say they found baker dead in his home from a gunshot wound on janurary 15th. police arrested both martin and haley in henry county monday night. one puppy is recovering after someone stabbed her in the back and police are still investigating why anyone would hurt the dog.the pup is back at the danville humane society
the humane society is offering a 1 thousand dollar reward for any information which will lead to the arrest of whoever commited the crime. humane society workers say unfortunately this is only one of the many cases they see. paulette dean/executive director, danville area humane society: about all the other that we don't know and the cats and all the animals that have been abused or tortured and we never find out about them so we can never get them help."if you have any information, you are asked to contact the danville police department.as for the puppy, the humane society will be taking applications for her on friday. wfxr news is your local election headquarters.this weekend voters in the city of roanoke will decide which democrat will get the nomination in the mayor's race. dave trinkle and sherman lea both are on the council already and are now vying for the job.wfxr's solina lewis spoke to lea about his last minute push to win your vote. "the other day we spoke to
running for mayor, and while they differ on a lot of issues they both want to encourage people to get out and vote" with less than a week left until the vote, lea says he and his campaign maintain what's been their motto throughout, slow and steady... "were canvassing and making logistical plans to encourage the vote even though the weather is chilly this week i'm pleased with our efforts and it's just a matter of grinding it out"lea says his main concern is voter turnout..."for this election, it's the same building, you don't go to your regular precinct"worrying that some voters might not know about the changes to the primary, and that all voters will have to go to the berglund center this saturday...looklive:"with no republican candidates announcing a run for mayor, this primary could very well determine who the next mayor will be, in roanoke, solina
you know we're all looking for ways to better our smartphone photography game...and this guy did it!check out nicolas vuignier's signature slo- motion swirl shot.the swiss skier did this with an i-phone, a tether, and lots of practice.yes - it is as difficult as it looks.vuignier said it took him nearly two years to perfect this move.
moments during last nights unc - boston college basketball game.during a timeout in the 2nd half, head coach of the north carolina tar heels, roy williams collapsed.trainers helped williams to the locker room , assistant head coach steve roberts took over in his place.this morning williams says he is fine.williams says he struggled with vertigo for years and just got dizzy. when rivals meet you're never quite sure what will happen... and in the state of virginia, there are not two bigger rivals than u-v-a and virginia tech. the two charlottesville as the cavaliers tried to avenge an early season loss to the hokies. jermaine ferrell has more. 1. the cavs jumped out to a perrantes lobs it to darius 13-6 uva...2. viriginia air... malcolm brogdon lobs one up to devon hall... cavs didn't get many open looks,
here... devin wilson to zach leday for three... the lead is 12...4. perrantes off of the curl... hits the three and gets fouled... oh my... 29-14 uva...5. this is a welcome sight for hokie clarke announces his return with the two handed slam... he had 11 points and 4 rebounds... half... justin bibbs trimmed into the lead with this
nascar made a historic announcement yesterday, changing the face of the sport, and putting it more inline with the other major sports... nascar is implementing a team owner charter agreement... the charters can be bought and sold as well... what that means is that 36 cars automatically qualify for each race, with the total number of cars in the field dropping from 43 to 40, allowing 4 non- charter teams to still qualify each week... most of the chartered cars are part of the major ownership groups... the move came as a way to increase investments and provide stability among the teams... brian france: "we believe we have made the team owner model more reliable. more stable. more open. more open to new investors. more capital to come into the sport. and we have done that in a way that reserves a lot of the traditions that are important
out of stuart, virginia... nascar's oldest racing team is one of the 36 teams chartered... wood brothers racing announced earlier in the year that they expect to run a full season... for them to do so they will either have to buy one of the 36 charters from someone else, or qualify for one of the remaining 4 spots at each race... for more information check out virginia first dot com... here in vineland, home of progresso, we f furededut h h to o t rich ingredients like bacon into 22 light soups, so if you want 100 calories or less per serving without giving up rich flavor
a strong upper low centered over the ohio valley will remainnearly stationary today before slowly moving east tonight intothursday. weak upper shortwaves will move across the mountainsthrough tonight resulting in scattered snow showers and snow flurries.temperatures will remain below normal for the remainderof the week. another clipper system will cross our region onfriday with some light snow accumulations...e specially in themountains. arctic high pressure builds in for the weekend. anotherwinter storm may impact the mid- atlantic region monday into tuesday.
weather and news on virginia first.com .... 24 hours a day. we have some advice for would be criminals out there.... if you want to rob a coin operated vedning machine... don't do it to a photo booth. this man is accused of stealing money from a photo booth in illinois..the camera was snapping away as he took the money.the robbery actually happened back in november -but the photos couldn't be retrieved until recently. batavia police say he got away with 75-dollars -but left behind several headshots that police are now asking the public to help identify. s the american idol contestants are getting some big name help tonight in
preview next on good day virginia. previous winners and finalists on the popular fox program "american idol" are taking on a new role. they're mentoring the current top 24 contestants. and as you might expect, the competitors are thrilled to received the guidance. fox's adam housley takes a look. look.housley takes a fox's adam received the are thrilled to the competitors might expect, current top 24 mentoring the they're are taking on a "american idol" program the popular fox previous winners previous winners and finalists on the popular fox program are taking on a new role.mentoring the current top 24 and as you might expect, are thrilled to received the fox's adam look. :23-:35:44-:50:59-1:09 1:22-1:271:28-1:35"you want to do it ryan" ... it's reunion week on winners and finalists return sing with the top 24 the first 12 singers are from nick fradiani, lauren fantasia, caleb johnson, scotty ruben studdard. "having the opportunity to perform for already either won or placed the show probably makes nervous than anything, but told the two girls that i'm singing with, have fun." mccreery says: my opinions if i think, you know, or, you know, "i don't know about that." but at the end of the day, it's their show and their performance, so try to help
them have been really good questions and they're working with me a lot, you know, on the side, so we're both comfortable."snd full: "24 of them they move on to the final spot" host ryan seacrest is impressed by the judges top 24 picks... seacrest says: "in watching back it felt like you guys did such a great job in picking great talent and it came down to what they decided to do in that moment. they all have it but did they make the right choice." nat pop: "keep moving" the contestants say they're learning a lot from the former idols... isabella says: "nick has been a really great mentor. he's helped me just be myself on stage and loosen up and act like every time is the last time i will be performing."renae says: "mostly i was just freaking out. i was like oh, my gosh, i can't believe i got scottie, i was so excited because he was one of my favorites." young says: "when i found out that i was going to be singing with ruben, i remember screaming - i was just, "ahhh!" and everybody was, "what?" and i was, "i got paired up with ruben." and it's incredible. the idol hopefuls perform solo on wednesday and team up with their mentors for a duet on thursday. in