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@ @ greg dee is here. @for those up early tomorrow, @they may appreciate it is a @holiday.
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@there will be snow around. @that can make any commute more @difficult. @we don't need that on a monday. @here are your weather headlines @for tonight and into the next @24 to 48 hours. @the snow does begin tonight. @it's falling in richland @county. @it will be light. @the amounts are not impressive @by northeast ohio standards. @it's really a nonevent with @light accumulations of @generally an inch on are so in @the heaviest spots. @many of you will end up with @less. @it's a light fluffy snow. @more snow monday evening into @tuesday. @this is still not really pinned @down but we are getting more @confident that there will be @snow east of cleveland falling @monday night into tuesday. @tuesday morning of course is a @much bigger commute. @right now just looking at the @forecast, i am expecting some @alerts to the easterly tuesday. @stay tuned. @here is the snow on radar, @mansfield seeing first flakes, @coming up on ashland.
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@get closer towards portions of @medinah into richland and @ashland, cell by to bell -- @shell by to belville towards @lodi on 71 and 76. @let's check that o dot camera. @visibility is good. @the radar is seeing the @snowflakes but they're likely @not reaching the ground. @the air is very dry. @if you download the weather app @you may see snow on the radar @but nothing falling out the @window. @it will take time for the @snowflakes to make it to the @surface. @how much in terms of amounts @and timing? @let's break it down for you. @here is 8:00 tomorrow morning. @notice a light swath of snow. @temperatures will warm to the @mid and upper 20s early monday. @that snow will continue in a @scattered fashion through @monday morning and quit by @afternoon as temperatures get @above freezing tomorrow. @i think there will be quite a @bit of meting into tomorrow @afternoon. @part two, we'll switch to that.
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@go into effect tomorrow @afternoon for ashtabula county. @that goes through midday @tuesday. @that's because we are expecting @three or more inches of snow @there from part number two of @the storm. @now, that second system is @still back here. @it's an upper storm in the @rockies. @as that dodges down to the east @and southeast, we are going to @get an area of low pressure @developing along this front in @arkansas tonight. @the track of that area of low @pressure will be first to the @east and then a hook to the @forth toward the great lakes @and ontario. @the big question is where @exactly will this track set up? @if it tracks tots east, i am @talking 30 or 40 miles, we will @almost get nothing. @if it tracks a little bit @closer to cleveland, we could @really see significant snow @amounts get pushed into @northeast ohio monday night @into tuesday. @we're talking numbers over six @inches in some cases possible @especially as you approach the @pennsylvania state line. @let's break the second part of
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@first we will start off monday @afternoon dry with temperatures @in mid 30s. @as we go through monday night, @models are showing snow filling @in. @canton, dover, youngstown, @towards ashtabula, lighter snow @towards wooster and cleveland @and west of there, elyria, @sandusky, little in the way of @snow if anything at all. @that continues into the tuesday @morning commute. @it could be a mix down to the @south with difficult travel at @the turnpike, shore way, 90 @east, geauga, ashtabula, @portage. @it moves out by tuesday @afternoon with temperatures @near 40 late tuesday. @look at the possible snow fall @amounts. @we could see four or six @inches, maybe more. @that's why the winter weather @advisories are again mainly @east of cleveland, not a lake @snow. @this is a system snow in the @primary snowbelt. @temperatures are in the 30s @through the middle of the week, @a chilly day thursday and then @still looking for a temperature @near 50 on your window nation @seven-day forecast.
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@>> incredible. @>> great. @>> thanks. @ nba all star weekend ends @with lebron james in the east @battling the west all stars @photo policy toronto.
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@ @ hi everyone.
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@all star saturday nights in @recent memory, the 65th nba all @star game is tonight in toronto @and it will be the 12 12th for @the cavs lebron james. @he represents the cavaliers @tonight. @lebron started each of the 11 @all star games he has been in. @tonight he can make history @becoming all time leading @scorer. @he is second all time with 278 @points in 11 games. @bryant has 280. @bryant is playing in his last @all star game tonight. @if you haven't heard by now, @lebron is the only cavs player @in the game representing a team @with the best record in the @east. @many figured kobe will walk @away with mvp as it will be set @up for him but don't count out @lebron especially with many @talking about steph curry being @best in the game, james won two @all star mv ps. @he did it in houston with 29
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@in new orleans he had 27 @points, eight rebounds, nine @assists. @both times he won, he was a @member of the cavs. @here is lou yesterday coaching @all stars yesterday at practice @designing a play. @they have plays in this game? @lou is the head coach of the @east leading cavs to 8-3 @record. @the cavs coaching state bureau @of is honored because they have @the best record in the east but @lou was booed by raptors fans @yesterday. @they believe their coach should @be the coach second best ranked @in the east and the game of @course in toronto. @>> quarterback, quarterback, @quarterback. @we need one and the nfl combine @is fast approaching. @there today. @the local boy was back home at @autographs. @remember after he led the @buckeyes to national title, @many felt that he would go to @the nfl. @if he did go to the nfl he @would be a first round pick,
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@but he stayed. @but not jones. @i asked him today if that @bothers him. @think about. @as long as i get my foot in the @door, i don't care where. @i don't care which round. @it is all about what you do @when you get there. @getting drafted is my goal, my @dream and one of the things i @want to achieve, no the just to @play in the nfl, to have a long @career. @>> see my entire interview one @on one tonight on sports @tonight. @we talk cavs with jason lloyd @and my feature on kent state @wrestlery an miller and golden @flashes. @>> what's your take? @should lou with coaching? @>> they have the best record in @the east. @it is bizarre though. @>> yeah. @>> you have never had this @happen where the best team in @the east lost its coach. @>> thanks very much. @that's going to to do it for us
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@the nbc nightly news is coming @up. @we are back at 11:00 after the @jimmy fallon anniversary @special on channel 3. have a @great evening, everybody. @>> thanks for watching channel @3 news. @take channel 3 news and weather @with you wherever you go.
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good evening. the unexpected death of u.s. supreme court justice antonin scalia is reshaping the 2016 race for the white house. only three supreme court justices have died in office in more than 60 years, and only one has been confirmed during an election year since 1940. some gop presidential hopefuls are questioning president obama's established executive authority to nominate a replacement during this election season. however, the president has already said it will happen but in due time. kelly o'donnell is at the white house tonight and starts us off. >> reporter: today the silent display of
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washington. but no pause before the clash of politics. >> there is no way the senate should confirm anyone that barack obama tries to appoint in his last year in office to a lifetime appointment. [ applause ] >> reporter: an instant power struggle over a successor to justice scalia. >> let me just make one point -- barack obama is president of the united states until january 20th, 2017. >> good evening, everybody -- >> reporter: president obama made clear he will nominate a new justice and expects the senate to consider his choice fairly. responsibilities that should everyone. they're bigger than any one party. they are about our democracy. >> reporter: if the president gets to seat his third just, that third justice, that change would make the court more liberal. compounding the shock of scalia's sudden passing is the timing. a campaign year. >> we ought to make the 2016 election a
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>> reporter: republican candidate ted cruz had been a law clerk for chief justice rehnquist. now as a senator, he intends to block any obama nominee. >> we're advising that a lame duck president in an election year is not going to be able to tip the balance of the supreme court. >> reporter: democrats are already calling out cruz. >> ted cruz holds the constitution when he walks through the halls of congress. let him show me the clause that says the president's only president for three years. >> reporter: with fewer senate votes, democrats may have to take their fight for an obama court pick to the campaign trail, as well. >> i just don't think it looks good that for very overtly political reasons that the republicans would deny this president the right to exercise his constitutional responsibility which is to appoint members to the supreme court. >> reporter: for some gop candidates and republican senators, their opposition goes beyond the idea of simply voting down anyone the president might choose. they say there should
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process, no vetting, no hearing, no vote at all. >> kelly o'donnell at the white house. thank you. and the death of just scalia also how the court might decide a number of key cases this term from abortion rights to affirmative action. scalia's death and its impact from our justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: as in the rest of the nation, justice scalia's death is being mourned in texas where he died saturday at this guest ranch popular with fellow bird hunters of an apparent heart attack. >> he had obviously passed away with no difficulty at all, middle of the night. it was -- that was our family. >> reporter: a catholic priest from a nearby church was summoned to administer last rites. justice scalia's colleagues on the court praised a towering intellect. ruth bader ginsburg said, "we were best buddies," adding, "he had a rare talent to make even a sober judge laugh." clarence thomas said,
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friend. i will miss him baund all measure." the court often divided 5-4 along ideological lines on big cases, justice scalia's death leaves eight justices and the possibility of tie votes 4-4. >> if there's a tie, there's no outcome at the supreme court. the lower court ruling stands. it's as if the supreme court never heard the case. >> reporter: a tie vote would leave rulings intact that block president obama's plan to let five million undocumented migrants stay here. a tie would mean the tough new texas restrictions on abortion would remain, possibly inspiring other states to enact similar laws. a tie would be a boost to the financial strength of unions representing teachers and other public employees. if a democratic president appointed a successor to the conservative scalia, that would tilt the court the other way to a majority of liberal justices. >> if president obama were able to put another justice on the court, he would cement a leftist majority on the court for the next generation or so. >> reporter: among
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mentioned in legal circles, sri sri srinivasan, indian american, patricia millet on the d.c. court of appeals, and paul wattford from california. the justices will be back on the bench for n a week and will face the prospect of finishing without a full court for the first time in more than 50 years. peter? >> pete williams reporting for us at the supreme court. thank you. the death of scalia and emerging battle over choosing and confirming the next justice, the republican presidential candidates were questioned about a number of other key and divisive issues in their debate last night in south carolina. as gabe gutierrez reports, it was their most combative debate so far. >> justice antonin scalia -- >> reporter: after a moment of silence for justice scalia came the most contentious gop debate so far. >> they lied. >> just been telling lies -- >> why do you supply. >> liar, liar, liar.
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variation were used at least 22 times. 13 by front-runner donald trump. and yet -- >> didn't call anybody a liar -- >> you called ted cruz a liar. >> reporter: slammed by jeb bush over foreign policy and how to fight isis in syria. >> it is lewd udicrous to suggest that russia could be a partner in this. >> jeb is so wrong. >> while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. [ boos ] >> reporter: marco rubio trying to rebound from his last debate came to bush's defense today blaming 9/11 on bill clinton's decision ton not to take out bin laden. >> it allowed isis to prosper and by 2001 have the ability to strike america. >> reporter: they clashed over immigration. at one point cruz took wish something rubio had said in a spanish language interview. >> i don't know how he knows what i said on univision because he
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second of all -- [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: cruz also pounced on trump for what he called the billionaire's past liberal positions. >> you are the single biggest liar. you probably are worse than jeb bush. are you the single biggest liar. >> donald has this weird pattern. when you point to his own record, he screams, liar, liar, liar. >> reporter: striking a different tone, john kasich. >> i got to tell you, this is just crazy. this is just nuts, okay. [ applause ] >> geez, oh man. >> i think we're fixing to lose the election to hillary clinton if we don't stop this. [ applause ] >> reporter: tonight, there seems to be no stopping trump. >> i think it was probably my best performance. >> reporter: in a state where politics is a contact sport. the gop primary here is just six days away. tomorrow, hoping to capitalize on his family's popularity in south carolina, jeb bush will be joined on the campaign trail by
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coldest valentine's day on record. it's all thanks to the polar vortex dropping down this cold arctic air from canada. we are going to see things turn the corner as we go into tomorrow. this morning, we broke records in new york city with the temperature of minus 1. the old record in boston was minus 3. we bottomed out at minus 9. albany, 13 below. watertown started the day off at 37 below zero. monday we'll start to turn the corner. temperatures above freezing in new york. boston, 3. boston should -- boston, 35. then tuesday, temperatures will soar to the mid 50s, about average for the northeast. pittsburgh should even hit 41 degrees. with this next storm system moving in, while it will start as snow, it will turn over to rain. here we go, 5:00 in the morning on monday. lighter snow showers back through west virginia. we will see a brief period of heavier snow across virginia and washington, d.c. quick one to three inches possible in washington monday morning. then we'll see it turn
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new york city will also see some light accumulations, about one to two inches. then we'll see things through the afternoon and evening on tuesday here in new york city. >> thank you very much. when we come back to those who made a perilous journey. how a symbol of their adversity became art. it's the little things in life that make me smile. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold, because my dentures fit well. before those little pieces would get in between my dentures and my gum and it was uncomfortable. even well fitting dentures let just a few dabs of is clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. so it's not about keeping my dentures in, it's about keeping the food particles out.
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zealand today as a strong earthquake strict near christchurch on the south island. the quake had a magnitude of 5.8 and caused part of a dloif collapse to the -- cliff to collapse into the ocean. no reports of major damage or serious injuries. the quake came eight days before the fifth anniversary of a devastating earthquake that killed almost 200 people. the plight of migrants and refugees crossing into europe is dramatically illustrated in a new exhibit.
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the migrants have been wrapped around the pillars of the concert hall in berlin where a raft is also on display. it's the work of a chinese dissident artist. more than 3,700 migrants died last year trying to cross the mediterranean to europe. and on this valentine's day, we have a love story to talk it. it's one for the ages. he's 104. she's his younger wife, just 100. john and ann better of fairfield, connecticut, are said to be the longest married couple in the u.s. 83 years. today through the twitter account of a company that's embraced their story, they offered advice to questions like how do they keep things fresh and new. said ann, "we hang on to one another. just a few little hugs, and we're fine." what a beautiful story. happy valentine's day to them and to all of you. that's going to do it for "nbc nightly news" this sunday. lester holt will be back next sunday. i'm thomas roberts
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>> we the jury, find the defendant, guilty! >> reporter: you actually think they read the wrong verdict? >> you feel so alone. >> reporter: it's like a shot in the chest. despair to hope. darkness to light. tonight, a fight for freedom, "in the shadow of justice." what happened to this teenag could happen to any one of our children. everyone should stand up and take notice. at 18, he was arrested for murder. adamant he was innocent. >> reporter: there was no physical evidence to tie him to the crime? >> i had nothing to do with this. i swear to god! >> reporter: so what could have possibly led to this?! >> you stabbed that woman. >> i stabbed her.

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