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50 percent bernie sanders, 695 - 50 percent martin o'malley, 8 - 1 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 sanders it looks like we are in a 3 virtual tie.a razor-thin margin separates bernie sanders and hillary clinton in iowa, a race too close to call? in some precincts a coin toss broke the delegate tie- nats coin tossthe clinton campaign saying this morning, they believe they won. but 3 clinton didn't 3 officially declare victory in her speech. instead she took on the republicans-hillary clinton: i will not -- i will not let their decisiveness, their efforts to rip away the progress that we've made be successful. so as i stand here
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of relief, thank you, iowa//by contrast, it was a decisive win for ted cruz-ted cruz iowa had made clear to america and the world, morning has come. // and trump was gracious in his second-place finish-trump i absolutely love the people of iowa.// i think i might come here and buy a farm, i love it.//and just one-point behind trump?marco rubio riding a wave osupportfor months they told us because we offer too much optimism in a time of anger, we had no chance. tag: looking forward to new hampshire? verbatim: 3 3 3 3 in today's facebook feedback we want to know: what is your reaction to the outcome of the iowa caucuses? head to the
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in. we'll share some of your comments later this morning. 3 3 3 continuing coverage this morning of the federal lawsuit over north carolina's voter i-d law. closing arguments have wrapped up in winston salem, but there is no timeline on when the judge will make a ruling. the law requires voters to show a photo i-d in order to cast a ballot. it will be used for the first time during the march 15th primary. the u-s justice department and the n-double a-c-p say it discriminates against minorities. supporters say it will curb voter fraud. 3 3 3 happening today, the teen accused of firing shots that put three henderson county schools on lockdown is expected in court. last thursday, deputies say a 17-year-old fired shots at a vehicle on madison claire avenue in east flat rock. he is charged with felony discharging a weapon. right now, he is out on a bond of two-thousand dollars. 3 3 also happening today... the woman accused of killing a wlos employee is expected to be in court. robin richardson is charged with first degree
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back in december, warrants state that richardson shot fry, claiming fry had assaulted her. she remains in jail without bond. 3 3 a burke county couple is in jail this morning... accused of abusing their three-month- old twin sons. investigators say both babies have traumatic brain injuries. deputies say nicholas clark, the babies father, called 9-1-1 sunday from their home. when paramedics arrived, they performed c-p-r on one of the three month old babies. neighbors are in disbelief over the allegations and arrests. 3 "they both seem to be so crazy about those kids. you never know. it's a shock." the twins were transported to a children's hospital in winston salem. one baby is listed in critical condition while the other is stable. 3 3 3 happening today, buncombe county commissioners are set to vote on a economic incentive for a local brewery. hi-wire brewing says local leaders called them when they heard the craft brewer was
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commissioners offered a 22 thousand dollar taxpayer incentive to keep the new facility - and any new jobs - in the area the two-point- five million dollar hi-wire location opened last fall in biltmore village. 3 3 the henderson county board of commissioners unanimously approved an incentives package for a new manufacturing plant. the package is worth 51- thousand dollars, that would be paid over 5 years. the plant would create 26 new jobs at a salary that's above the average wage in henderson county. no word yet on which company would build the plant or where it would be located. 3 3 3 today is groundhog day! here in asheville, some rely on "nibbles the groundhog" to predict if we will see an early spring or more winter. news 13's lauren brigman joins us live from the w-n-c nature center in asheville. lauren, nibbles is getting ready for her big debut later today?3 3
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3 asheville regional airport is set for a major parking upgrade of a five-story garage, right across from the terminal. it will be built where the main lot is located now... and will have 13- hundred spaces. when it is complete, there will be a total of 25-hundred parking spots at the airport. travelers say the option of close-and-covered parking is a welcome convenience. 3 1644 "i think it'll be great,
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snow off of cars and make it easier to get in and out." 1650 about 300 spaces will be lost during construction, but a nearby employee lot has already been converted to help cover that. work is expected to start in august... with completion in late summer, 20- 17. officials say the cost may be almost 20-million- dollars... paid for with airport funds. 3 3 leaders in haywood county are discussing a moratorium on outdoor shooting ranges. this follows plans for an indoor shooting range in the francis farm community near waynesville. there are no land-use regulations that would prevent it. so now some residents are worried that an outdoor range could follow. others say that would be a waste of time and tax dollars. 3 we have no proposal at this time for an outdoor shooting range. and we are expending the resources of the county on studying whether or not we need to regulate outdoor ranges. commissioners will address the issue again at a 3 3 nearly two-thirds of south
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national anti-poverty group ranks the palmetto state is forty-fifth in the nation, for workers earning below the federal poverty threshold for a family of four. that is around 24-thousand dollars a year. we spoke with a local fast food manager who is now pushing for a state minmimum wage higher than the federal minimum wage of seven-25 an hour. 3 "to me as a parent i just want to be able to do the best i can for my kids as far as their education." 3 the south carolina minimum wage increase question may go to voters in november. if voters approve the measure, lawmakers may consider making the state's minimum wage a dollar more than the federal minimum wage. 3 3 3 we have an early bird gets the win giveaway this morning! and if you love 80s music and hair bands, it is ririt up your alley. we are giving away two pairs of tickets to see "rock of ages", which opens this thursday in asheville at the masonic temple. go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to enter. we will announce the winner just before seven this morning. and coming up in our
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live performance with some of the cast! 3 3 3 "try to help others as much as our locals help us." coming up... a way to give back. where you can dine out and
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3 a four day 3 a four day campaign to fight childhood cancer kicks off in asheville. white duck taco and four other asheville restaurants are giving a portion of their proceeds to mission's cancer center. it is sponsored by the green side-up foundation. all you have to do is go out to eat, and ten percent of your bill
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3 5:49:22 "we just want to give back. asheville supports us so much that we want to try to help others as much as our locals help us." you can also dine out for children's cancer at mela, isa's bistro, 3 3 3 new at six, the careless mistake officials say caused a house fire that killed five
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3 in honor of groundhog day, we are taking a look at five interesting facts about groundhogs. coming in at number five... coming in at number five... close relatives of the groundhog, include squirrels, chipmunks, and prairie dogs. number four on the list... groundhogs can climb trees or swim if they need to make a quick getaway. coming in at number three... the name whistle-pig comes from the high-pitched scream the animals will give to warn the other members of their colony when danger is around. number two.. research on groundhogs helped to prove that hepatitis b infection causes liver cancer. and number one... when groundhogs hibernate, they slow their metabolism and drop their body temperature to just a bit warmer than the place where they're sleeping. their bodies can reach temperatures as low as 30 to 40 degrees fahrenheit.
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3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3
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3 good morning everyone in sports.it was media day for super bowl 50.a change from the past--media day now called super bowl opening night and usually the media day on tuesday, but this is part of the ange to make this milestone super bowl even more special--or maybe they couldn't rent the space for tuesday and got a better deal
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uu-some of the players introduced individually- and of course one of those for the panthers, is the man who should win the nfl mvp-- quarterback cam newton..its different in some ways, but there is still the looney element--and cam newton introduced to the media circus...but hehandled it with grace--and a smile.-- the other big story line--thomas davis--how is he going to play with a broken arm? "its the super bowl. what would i look like as a player if there is any 3 chance, if there's anyway that i could make it and play in this game and not take advantage of this opportunity. i could see it if i was a first or second year guy. i'm in my 11th year in the nfl. who knows if this opportunity is gonna come around again. it's all about taking advantage of the moment right now."it looks like one of the great stars in the nfl--with one of the best nicknames is hanging up the cleats, megatron---a.k.a. calvin
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reportedly has decided to retire after 9 seasons.his body has been beaten up pretty good and apparently he's had enough. johnson told coach jim caldwell after the season about his decision--he was s asked to think about--he did and apparently decided adios. that's our sports this morning. i'm stan pamfilis. have a great tuesday.((pkg out)) 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
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indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. 3 it is 5:xx ... mountain dew is getting back into the super bowl advertising game, but what they plan to do could cause many viewers to scratch their heads. the soft drink giant tweeted brief videos of the commercial's star... a creature that looks like a mix of a baby, a monkey, a horse and a space alien.horse and a monkey, a horse and a space alien. one video shows the e creature acting like a human baby by sitting in a high chair. so what's the creature all about? mountain dew's not saying. but the commercial will be quite expensive. c-b-s is charging five-million dollars for 30-second ads to air during super bowl 50. this is mountain dew's first super bowl ad in 16 years.
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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
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