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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 employee pulled a gun in self defense.
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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 adoption. 0:20 - 0:310:32 - 0:390:45 - 0:53 nat of whiningalready 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.standup: paulette says with the years she has been a director here at the shelter, this is not
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through these doors."paulette dean/executive director, danville humane society: "i wish i could say i was shocked, but after almost 24 years on this job, i have seen many horrifying things."police are still trying piece together why anyone would want to hurt this puppy. dan wallace/danville going to be part of the investigation is if we can see if it was on accidently or if any charges can be made. it's still kinda early." to help police with that investigation, the humane society offers a dollar reward for anyone with about the crime. she's looking for an owner to giver her a name paulette dean/executive danville humane society: "we suggest a couch potato person to adopt this dog, someone who likes to get out wants the dog right beside right beside her owner to love and care for her. reporting in news. 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 first dot com for details. wfxr news is your local
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from the nation's first presidential primary. and coming out on top--donald trump and bernie sanders. fox news correspondent, caroline shively, has the latest on last night's primary results from new hampshire. the new hampshire primary delivers big wins for anti- establishment candidates in both parties... but it didn't come as a surprise."sanders says: "it is just too late, for the same old, same old establishment politics, and establishment economics." a big win for senator bernie sanders after his narrow loss in iowa.... and a big blow to
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some work to do with young people, but i will repeat have said this week // even if supporting me now, i support but ... analysts say the over for clinton."i would be very careful about define the election"iowa... donald trump got the comeback he was looking for.trump says: "we're going now to south carolina. we're going to win in south carolina." senator marco rubio just couldn't recover after his poor debate performance... rubio says: "so tonight, we did not wind up where we wanted to be but that does not change where we end up this process." governor john with a strong second place kasich says: "and you just wait, let me is so much that is going to don't have a seat belt, go but it may be difficult for on his momentum.lowry says: "look there are only two guys who've one states so far: donald trump. everyone is else 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 you can still register to cast your ballot in the november general election.remember new voter i.d laws took effective
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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.
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top...courtesy of british astronaut tim peake. check out this video... released tuesday ... it's a lightning storm striking earth seen through the eyes of brit tim peake. peake filming the video from his spot in the international space station...captured the storms as they crossed through europe and africa. peake is in the midst of a six- month mission in the i-s-s for
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over the ohio just in case you didn't know just in case you just in case you didn't know today is ash wednesday, so many christians around the world will begin observing lent. the 40-day lent period lasts until midnight on easter sunday.during that time, many believers will give up something, such as their favorite food or pleasurable activities.that's done in remembrance of jesus' fasting in the wilderness.another custom for christians during lent is taking up acts of charity.the observance of lent dates back to the fourth
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flint michigan's mayor plans to get her people clean water and the state's attorney general says criminal charges could be coming. that's coming up on good day virginia. and spring is coming. so many of you may want to start planting some seeds. we'll have a little advice for you in today's ag life report.
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criminal charges could be meanwhile, there karen weaver. -- unlike mayor of all the pipes to replacement house democrats in washington d- c will hold a hearing wednesday on the ongoing water crisis in flint.the city's mayor will testify.separately, michigan's governor will ask the state for nearly 200- million dollars to help solve flint's water crisis.but he's not ready to commit to replacement of all the pipes -- unlike mayor karen weaver. meanwhile, there could be criminal charges hutcherson reports: mayor karen weaver/flint/wdiv "all lead pipes in the city of
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flint mayor karen weaver did not mince words her plan to fix the city's toxic water crisis."i'm announcing the fast start plan. it's an estimated $55 million dollar project to remove and replace flint's residential lead pipes as quickly as possible"on wednesday, governor rick snyder will ask legislators for an additional $195 million dollars to deal with the problem --but he hasn't thrown his support behind pipe replacement yet.he'll only commit to reviewing the proposal, according to a spokesman, who said experts recommended that pipes be coated with a chemical to prevent corrosion before determining which lines should be replaced.snyder said he isn't necessarily opposed to weaver's plan"it's more a question of let's do it in an organized, thoughtful, and scientific fashion."but weaver pulled no punches in her response."we can't wait for that. we don't trust for that. we "we can't wait for that. we don't trust deserve new pipes.//butted imagine that he would not plan. if he doesn't, shame on him." meanwhile, the team
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says that criminal charges could be filed."involuntary manslaughter or death that may have happened to some young person or older person because of this poisoning to misconduct in office.'i'm kim hutcherson reporting. --tag-- governor snyder declined an invitation to testify at the hearing in washington wednesday. governor snyder declined an invitation to testify at the hearing in washington wednesday we may be knee deep in snow...but spring will be here before you know it...and that means planting season. experts at the bedford county co-op say-- yield potential-- and pest resistance-- are some of the first things to consider when 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. beef cattle looking for shelter from the cold- could be at risk for disease in overcrowded barns. experts at
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cold or rapidly changing immune response, leaving them more susceptible to disease.if the shelter is too small for the entire herd, or if it has poor ventilation, the viruses can easily spread to other avoid this- experts recommend limiting access to barns and other shelters and making sure animals have proper nutrition and all necessary vaccinations. it's the season of love but there is no love for your wallet, find out how retailers take advantage of lovers during the valentines season and for the chocolate lovers- starbucks unveiled a few new drinks for v-day. we'll tell
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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...especially in themountains. arctic high pressure builds in for the weekend. anotherwinter storm
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weather and news on virginia 24 hours a day. it's the season of love... valentine's day is less than a week away. as the days tick down to the special holiday... prices go up! fox's linda schmidt brings you the details on shopping smart for the one you love. fox's linda schmidt reports on how prices on roses and other traditional valentine's gifts such as hotel rooms tend to increase due to the holiday. that was fox's to the holiday. to increase due gifts such as valentine's traditional roses and other schmidt reports fox's linda fox's linda schmidt reports on how prices on roses and other traditional valentine's gifts such as hotel rooms tend to increase due to the holiday. hotel rooms tend gifts such as valentine's roses and other traditional
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that was fox's linda schmidt that was fox's that was fox's that was fox's linda schmidt reporting.and speaking of v-day spending...for all you starbucks lovers - especially those who love chocolate... starbucks has three special new chocolate drinks for valentines day.the company is selling them until february 14th, you can get...the molten chocolate latte...the molten chocolate frappuccino... and the molten hot chocolate. starbucks also launched a valentines-day-themed gif giver -with starbucks animations to send to loved ones via email, text and social media. how about some kangeroo love... coming up on good day virginia. how this furry guy
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it's not uncommon for dogs to be used as therapy animals, but at a veterans home in salt lake city, they do things a little differently meet charlie the red kangaroo. for about a year, charlie has served as a therapy animal at william e. christoffersen veterans home.he has also taken trips to special education classes and hospice care facilities.the red kangaroo is only about a year old, but he'll soon be full grown.charlie could eventually
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and weigh around 125 pounds, which unfortunately means he won't be able to stay at the veterans home for much longer. the utah red cross will honor
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in roanoke police are searching for the second half of a purse snatching duo. police say sandra coleman and another woman went on a three day purse snatching spree. police say they taking the 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
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police arrested both martin and haley in henry county monday 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 the other
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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
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pay your credit cards off every month to reap the rewards? most experts say people don't , but they have some advice
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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 do what we do...make it progresso. look at this sweet face. so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin
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brand is recalling about twenty eight thousand f-r-s sports cars in the u-s. because drivers can take the keys out of the ignition without the car being in park. the recall covers cars with automatic transmissions from the 2013 through 2016 model years. toyota says in some cases, the mechanism that holds the key may not have been connected before delivery. that makes it possible to remove keys while the cars are in gear, which could increase the risk of cars rolling away unexpectedly. toyota dealers will check the key lock and make repairs as needed. and more recalls for takata. daimler and mercedes-benz issued recalls on some 840- thousands cars and vans in the u-s because of posssible defective airbags. honda, ford, nissan, and toyota all issued recalls because the airbags can explode violently without warning. daimler says the recall is a precautionary
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airbags will cost the company about 380 million dollars. owners should be notified by the company if their vehicle is under the recall. 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 did not reveal which stores are closing. research shows more people are using credit cards to increase their credit scores and earn reward points. fox's mac king spoke to some experts who give useful tips on how to use your cards more responisibly. levin says: "it can be a wonderful enabler but it can also be a weapon of individual destruction." adam levin co- founded credit-dot-com.blank says: "it's very difficult to get your credit back once
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... at a shopping-deals- discovery site. both adam and jared ... along with every other credit-expert banker ... knowledgeable human on the planet ... preach caution ... when it comes to applying for owning and using a credit-card. levin says: "they have to really have the cash to take care of it."king says: "don't swipe more charges than you have cash to pay them off - hopefully not a revelation to any of us. and yet, even with that very accessible, universally accepted piece of knowledge, credit card companies - which, by the way, exist because people fail to pay their bills - continue to see enough opportunity to litter our mailboxes and webpages with offers for still more credit cards - each with a points-plan or opening-bonus sexier than the last."mos 1 says: "pretty much miles and perks, stuff like that."mos 2 says: "i have one that has miles and i have one that has points, cash back."mos 3 says: "depends on the flexibility i have in the payment."mos 4 says: "i think there's some travel points." for the responsible among us who roll our eyes close the advertisement ... rip up the mailing ... and feel a sense of pride we're not one of the suckers ... what follows might disturb our understanding of how credit
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that you can get 10, 15, 20 in a year." that's ten fifteen or twenty credit-cards opened every year. and jared does this --- applying for dozens of cards ... claiming their benefits ... and then closing them before a year passes ... to avoid any annual fees. his credit score declines a few points every time he signs up for a new card ... but longer term it steadily grows ... substantial increase in both available credit and sources of credit.levin says: "a lot of people do that, but there are issues that come with it." after the recession the availability of credit declined from -- likely -- an all-time high ... but in the last few years jared says creditors have again eased their standards making credit cards more widely available once more.blank says: "there's a caveat to opening dozens of cards: there's a lot of work in managing having that many credit cards and so it's not a game for most people." because of the work involved in playing this strategy effectively neither jared nor adam recommended ... we all start accepting the flood of credit-card-offerings we see every day. but we could. and as long as we pay our bills on
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percent of our credit ... and cancel those cards we don't use before we have to pay their annual fees our credit scores and bank accounts would benefit by doing so.levin says: "i don't think an enormous number of people are doing it but there are some people who are doing it and
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s frustrated with your overactive bladder medicine not working? can't handle the side effects? botox treats symptoms of leaking, going too often, and the strong sudden need to go. ask your urologist if botox can help calm your bladder and reduce your daily leakage episodes. the effects of botox may spread hours to weeks after injection, causing serious symptoms. alert your doctor right away as difficulty swallowing, speaking, breathing, eye problems, loss of bladder control or muscle weakness can be a sign of a life-threatening condition. don't take botox if you can't empty your bladder on your own or have a urinary tract infection, or uti. side effects may include allergic reactions, injection site pain, fatigue, uti, painful urination and difficulty emptying your bladder. tell your doctor your medical history. muscle or nerve conditions, medications including botulinum toxins, antiplatelets and blood thinners, may increase the risk
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24 hours a .... virginia .... 24 hours a day. when rivals meet you're never quite sure what will happen... and in the state of
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bigger rivals than u-v-a and virginia tech. the two teams faced off last night in charlottesville as the cavaliers tried to avenge an early season loss to the hokies. jermaine ferrell
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1. the cavs jumped out to a 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
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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 to nascar."this impacts wood brothers racing 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... 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... ladies i'm going to introduce you to your 2nd very best
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after this quick break. if diamonds are girl's best friends...then ladies, get ready to best bud! it's called the "lesedi la rona". it's the second largest diamond ever found. the canadian company that owns it held a public competition to find a perfect name for it. "lesedi la rona" means "our light" in the national language of botswana. that's where the 11-hundred carat stone was discovered in
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been set yet, because the stone is too big for conventional scanner used to determine a diamond's worth. you may be wondering what's the largest diamond ever found. that's the 31 hundred carat "cullinan diamond"-- discovered in south africa in
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i get out of work and i go to the store, and somebody's, smellin' around, "mmm! i smell cookies." i say, "oh no, you just smell me. i just got out of work. that's honey bunches of oats, that's all."
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