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>> that's what's m 3 3 3 this morning... it is still too close to call in iowa between democratic presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders. they remain in a virtual tie... separated by less than a percent. but ted cruz won the republican vote over donald trump. karen caifa has the latest.hillary clinton, 700 - 50 percent bernie sanders, 695 - 50
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percent ted cruz, 51,649 - 28 percent donald trump, 45,416 - 24 percent marco rubio, 43,132 - 23 percent ben carson, 17,393 - 9 percent 3 after months of listening to e candidates, the voters finally got their say monday night. the first contest of the 2016 presidential campaign, the iowa caucuses. and they turned out in record numbers. there were e ports of long lines to get into caucus sites and overflow crowds at many of those sites.-- sot --( ted cruz / r - presidential candidate )"tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives across iowa, and all across this great nation." in the republican race -- ted cruz had branded himself as the true conservative in his battle with donald trump. and his retail politics, and heavy courting of the evangelical vote -- gave him a win. meanwhile, trump -- perhaps the most humble we've seen him in this race -- thanked the iowa supporters for his second place finish.-- sot --( donald trump / r - presidential candidate )"i was told by everybody do not go to iowa. you couldn't finish in the top ten. i said i have friends in iowa, i know a lot of people in iowa, i think they'll really like me."on the democratic side - a virtual tie. hillary clinton did not suffer a loss like 8 years ago, but the results marked a stunning turn from the solid lead she held in the polls here late last year.clinton acknowledging a real challenge from sanders, and sanders applauding how far his campaign has come.-- sots --( hillary clinton / d - presidential candidate )"it is rare that we have the opportunity we do now to have a real contest of ideas. to really think hard about what the democratic party stands for."( bernie sanders / d - presidential candidate )"iff think about what happened tonight, i think the people of
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message to the political establishment."-- karin on cam --and as is usually the case after this first contest, we did see some candidates exit the race. former maryland governor martin o'malley, who failed to gain traction for his democratic bid suspended his campaign monday night. on the republican side, mike huckabee failed to turn a 2008 caucus win into 2016 success has also announced his exit from the race. in des moines, iowa, i'm karin caifa. 3 3 3 3 happening today... right on the heels of winning the iowa caucus, republican presidental candidate ted cruz will be in the upstate. he is scheduled to be at a rally at the t-d convention center in greenville. the event begins at 6:30 p-m. 3 starting tomorrow, another republican presidential candidate will be campaigning in the upstate. rick santorum
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at nine tomorrow morning at limestone college in gaffney. then at 11:30 a-m, he will hold a meet and greet with voters at the beacon drive-in in spartanburg. 3 chelsea clinton, the daughter of democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton, will be in the upstate saturday. she will be speaking at "lee hall auditorium" at clemson as part of the university's "women's leadership" program. that event starts at 4:30 p-m. 3 3 3 new this morning... three suspects charged with kidnapping two young children are now back in asheville. we checked overnight, and chadwick agan, natasha cantrell and christopher carter are all listed as inmates in the buncombe county jail. they were arrested in georgia in december, when a one and three-year-old were dropped off at the swannanoa substation for the buncombe county sheriff's office. police say agan is a former boyfriend of the children's mother. all three face child abduction charges. 3 3 3 3 a teenager from burke county accused of plotting to murder up to one-thousand people... is now charged with killing his neighbor. 19-year-old justin sullivan was indicted
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for his connection to the terrorist organization isil. he was also indicted for the murder of 74-year-old john clark more than a year after clark's death. clark's body was found in a shallow grave in his own yard. 3 "i'm really proud that that they got this case and figured it out. i'm real happy about that." the indictment lays out a time- the indictment lays out a time-line, showing sullivan joined isil just months before clark was found dead. you can read the 11-page indictment on wlos-dot-com. 3 3 the haywood county sheriff is investigating the death of a child near canton. deputies responded to a medical call involving an unresponsive toddler on underwood road on sunday. despite attempts to revive the 17-month-old boy, he was pronounced dead a short time later. jayne webb suspects her grandson, kyler , who was staying with his other grandparents, may have died from carbon monoxide from a kerosene heater. 3 1333 i think it should be assessed....their heating
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assessed. an autopsy is being conducted to determine the exact cause of death. no charges have been filed. 3 3 3 we have an update on a we have an update on a house fire we first reported as breaking news yesterday morning. we now know an electric space heater caused the fire at a home in east flat rock. fire officials say the heater was left too close to a bed. the homeowner and his oldest son were inside at the time, but got out safely. 3 super: jefferson mccarson, home at time of fire 01:02:29-02:37"i woke up to smoke and then i came out of my bedroom and woke up dad and was like get out of the house because the house is on fire." the home is a total loss. the red cross is working with the family. 3 3 3 the world health organization now calls the spread of the 'zika virus' a global emergency. the declaration means more money, resources, and scientific research will be dedicated to addressing the disease. 'zika' has been linked to babies with a birth defect that causes smaller heads. there are now 25 countries affected by the virus. 3
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3 in this morning's newsreel... amtrak officials are investigating after an object struck one of its trains in philadelphia. the railroad says more than 200 passengers were on the train from washington d-c to new york when it happened. no one was injured, but the crew had to stop the train to check out the damage. it happened near the location of a fatal amtrak crash that killed eight people and injured 200 others last may. 3 3 frightening moments last night an interstate in wisconsin. authorities say a plane's landing gear struck a semi as it was trying to land at sylvania airport. some fuel spilled on the highway, officials say that still needs to be cleaned up. the plane was able to land safely without further incident. no 3 3 a 30-year old man and his four-year old son died after falling into icy waters. both were ice fishing in michigan when the surface cracked. the two were in the water for less than an hour. but by the time the dive team retrieved their bodies, it was too late. they 3 3 the denver broncos team bus crashed in california. no
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time... and the only apparent damage is a cracked winshield. no injuries were reported. 3 3 flooding, snow, and ice snarled traffic on roads in parts of california this past weekend. it is also looking to bring the first big snowstorm of the season to the denver area. the weather system is also bringing rain and cool weather to nevada and snow to parts of wyoming, arizona and new mexico. it is now moving across the plains and upper midwest. 3 3 3 the numbers are in... hundreds of thousands of north carolina families signed up for health coverage ahead of sunday night's deadline on healthcare-dot-gov. the staff at pisgah legal services put in long hours over the past week and through the weekend, helping people sign up for obamacare coverage. they say there were no issues with the web site, and appointments went smoothly. they served more than a hundred people. 3 it feels good to see people get quality affordable health care insurance. we know that nearly 9 out of 10 people here in the state qualified for financial assistance and we
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there who are worried about missing the deadline that we are still here to help. pisgah legal services says more people enrolled for health coverage in north carolina this year than last. 3 3 a tuition-free scholarship program expands at an area school. the powers scholarship at isothermal community college allows students to attend class without paying tuition for the first two years. in exchange, they perform community service hours and must maintain a 2- point-oh g-p-a. the board of trustees has now expanded the program to summer semesters. 3 2:00 ( ) "well the world has changed, the economy has changed. 67 percent of jobs require some sort of credential beyond high school. " the powers scholarship is offered to students in rutherford and polk counties. for details... go to and click news links. 3 3 3 we have an early bird gets the win giveaway t ts morning! and if you love 80s music and hair bands, it is right up your alley. we are giving away
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"rock of ages", which opens this thursday in asheville at the masonic temple. go to
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to enter.3 3 3
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3 time for this morning's see it, shoot it, send it picture. this photo comes to us from heather. she captioned it "best friends." you can send us your pictures and video too. just log on to w-l-o-s dot com. or e-mail them to pics at w-l-o-s dot com. 3 3 3 don't forget you can enter to win... our valentine's selfie contest. send us your most creative selfie of you and your valentine... for a chance to win a 150-dollar pair of diamond earrings from "alan's jewelry and pawn". just go to and click-on "contests". the winner will be announced during our morning newscast on tuesday, february
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3 the time is now 4:xx. a dad secretly records his son putting up the dishes... and gets quite a surprise.. you can catch the clip... coming
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3 it's time for this morning's viral video... ad lib frankie asked if i 3 could put smooth criminal on while he did the dishes. wasn't long before i heard rustling coming from the kitchen. filmed by his dad. start 20 seconds in com/watch?v=arz8mphw6vo 3
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3 it's now 4:xx. here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 3 david bowie left his estate to his loved ones. how he
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3 in this morning's the buzz, david bowie left most of his estate, 100-million dollars, to his family. according to the new york times, bowie also set aside money for his personal assistant and son's former nanny. of what was left, half of the estate goes to iman -- the supermodel whom bowie married in 19-92. the other half was divided evenly between bowie's son and daugter. bowie died on january 10-th at e age of 69. 3 bill cosby is expected in court today outside of philadelphia. his lawyers are expected to ask a judge to throw out the felony sexual assault charge against him. they will argue that cosby had a deal in 2005 that he would not be prosecuted for his testimony is his accuser's lawsuit. but that testimony is what prompted authorities to reopen the case. in it, cosby admitted he gave women quaaludes before sex and quaaludes before sex and that he had a series of affairs. cosby has not entered a plea. 3 adele has a message for
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playing her music at campaign rallies. trump took the stage at a rally in iowato adele's song "rolling in the deep." he's been using that song at his events, and her song "skyfall" in his pre-rally playlist. an adele spokeswoman says the singer has not given any candidate permission to use her music. 3 with super bowl 50 just days away, advertisers are digging deep to come up with winning ads. this is heinz's super bowl ad. in it, a group of wiener dogs are shown running across a field to reach a family of heinz condiments. this, while harry nilsson's "without you" plays in the background. the spot is part of a new heinz campaign called "meet the ketchups". a 30 second version of the ad is slated to air during the game.
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3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3 supermodel cindy crawford is having second thoughts about retiring. the post she made on
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3 it's 4:xx it's t-m-z time. jay, celine dion is taking a huge step. it seems that way. according to t-m-z, she is about to take center stage for the first time since her husband died. dion will honor her late husband tomorrow with a celebration of life service in las vegas. celine will speak at the event but t-m-z reports there is no plan for her to sing. her husband was laid to rest in montreal. a day later, celine buried her brother. celine has canceled her vegas shows until february 23rd. ben stiller and owen wilson are promoting their new movie in a very unique way. fans swarmed the window of 3 a store in rome to see the duo posing in the window like they were mannequins. the co-stars are on a world-wide tour to promote the upcoming "zoolander two." stiller
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a bright yellow jacket. looks like supermodel, cindy crawford could be having second thoughts about retiring. we first told you about this story yesterday when she announced shhis retiring from modeling but now it seems she is still thinking about her decision. crawford says she tells her kids every year she is retiring and its becomes, quote, a "running joke in our family." but adds she is not making any final statements. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 3 "i just want to be able to do the best i can for my kids" south carolina's shocking numbers when it comes to low paying jobs. coming up... one managers push for higher
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