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wooly sheep can't get enough. it evens begs for more when people try to stop. 3 3 good morning... it's .... thursday february 4-th i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3 3 a road in mcdowell county remains closed this morning after flooding yesterday. officials closed gilbert byrd road near nebo, which is a common trouble spot. a bridge also washed away on calico
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3 19:56 "we thought it was that deep, and i stood in it and i sunk in it." county crews managed to fix a dam at a private pond that nearly failed due to the high waters. 3 3 3 clean-up will continue this morning in other places across the mountains... after flash flooding caused damage and left behind quite a mess. one hard hit area of asheville was biltmore village. crews put up barricades to block flooded streets. some businesses and property owners cleared storm drains on their own. that helped the water recede quickly, but it left a muddy mess behind. 3 3 the heavy rain also forced several offices to close in henderson county. the beverly hanks office complex had more than a foot of water around it when a creek flooded its banks. it also forced a doctor's office to close. there is no word this morning if that office will be open today. 3 3 another area that was hit hard by the rain and flash flooding was cherokee. a swift water rescue team evacuated people there until the water
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and washed out a section of smiley littlejohn road.. leaving some people stranded. cherokee emergency workers said four homes were affected. 3 3 severe weather caused damage all across the state, not just here in the mountains. the rare february storms hit davidson and randolph counties particularly hard. gusts of wind up to 50-miles an hour were observed in some areas. so far, there have been no reports of injuries but there are multiple trees down. the storms brought down power lines and cut electricity to some residents. 3 3 a dog shot in the head in south carolina is now recovering in arden. a two-year-old boxer, now named amara, is in the care of the non-profit 'boxer butts and other mutts.' she was a stray found severely malnourished. it was not until she was admitted to western carolina animal hospital that it was discovered that she had a bullet in her head. amara is now blind and partially deaf, but in better hands. 3 heidi wagner, founder of boxer butts and other mutts: "it's not the worst medical case. i think as far as this one hitting me right in the heart
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of the top 5 for sure." there is a one-thousand-dollar reward for information leading county sheriff's office is investigating amara's case. 3 3 happening today. the north carolina highway patrol is looking to fill more than a 160-positions statewide. one of two recruitment events is today from six to eight this evening at the reynolds fire department in asheville. to see if you qualify for the positions, visit our website, w-l-o-s dot com. the other event will be on saturday 10 3 3 3 recent growth in asheville is revitalizing some neighborhoods, but burdening others that have been here for decades. many people say rent is becoming too high, wages are falling too low, and the diversity of our communities is being lost. that's why in the summer of 2014, the city commissioned a study to identify fixes, so those struggling aren't pushed out of town. ((stop)) 3 sasha vrtunski, city of asheville urban planner we've been concerned about these issues for years. and it has sped up, i think it's really sped up in the last two years
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it. in tonight's reality check at six, find out what the city has done since the study was completed and if the 20-grand was well spent. 3 3 a barbecue restaurant in raleigh has started a trend. "clyde coopers b-b-q" put signs up asking people to stop profiling muslims. since then, the message of tolerance has spread. several of the signs are now on other businesses around downtown. 3 3 business owners with the received any negative feedback 3 3 3 making headlines this morning... the huge recall of deadly takata airbags expands to include more recent car models. airbags from the japanese manufacturer are at risk for exploding as they inflate. that could cause serious injuries or even
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defect already prompted the biggest auto recall in american history. now, the national highway traffic safety administration says takata told a dozen automakers that newer model cars are at risk as well. 3 toyota is ending its scion brand. scion was started in 2003 to target younger buyers. while its products were very closely related to toyota vehicles...they have a unique style. the youth market has changed since 2003, though. an analyst with autotrader says millennial buyers are less interested in standing out, and would rather buy cars from known and trusted brands. 3 more potential health problems are surfacing associated with the toxic water crisis in flint. health officials are investigating if the lead-tainted water is causing skin rashes. the michigan department of health and human services says that while rashes can have many causes, they want to make sure flint's water is not one of them. officials say it is still too early to make a direct connection between skin rashes and the water. 3 check out this video of a car
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palos verdes, california. it's still not clear how the vehicle landed on the top of thr two-story home. firefighters say one person was taken to the hospital with injuries, but did not say how serious. traffic in that area was temporarily blocked - as police cleared the scene. 3 3 he's going 3 from the front lines in the middle east, to the sidelines of the super bowl. as jim bradley shows us, a panthers fan and active duty soldier from charlotte, is about to make a trip he will never forget. 3 draped in a star spangled panthers jersey... zach harrill is living a dream even he has a hard time comprehending. i'm still kind of in shock honestly that 3 weeks ago i was in kuwait and now i'm going to the super bowl. clutched in his hands are 2 tickets.... they're
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...that'll get him in to see what could be the biggest game in panthers history. just a couple of weeks ago he was making this video with national guard buddies while on deployment in kuwait... get loud.. .and keep pounding! zach managed to get leave to come back to charlotte for the nfc championship game when his dad offered his tickets. and when his dad got super bowl tickets through the panthers psl lottery... well, zach found himself asking the military for a little more time...22:39:04 they were nice enough to extend me one more week of leave so i could stay and i'm going to the super bowl. he'll wear the same jersey he's had on while watching every game on tv this year in kuwait.... hadn't washed it... doesnt smell too bad... i think its really going to hit me once i get to the super bowl. but every time i think about it i just get amped. i'm really excited. for zach and his sister.. who's going with him... it's two tickets to panthers paradise.. and then straight back to his
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"try" not to brag. just try and share as much as i can without rubbing it in that i was there and they were stuck in the desert! 3 zach harrill's super bowl adventure will cut it close with his military leave. his 20 hour flight from san francisco to kuwait will get him back just in time for his tuesday deadline. and if the panthers win.. he says he doubts he'll sleep a wink. 3 3 our own luke notestine and photojournalist andy coates are leaving this morning for san franciso for our team coverage of the super bowl. they will have reports from california starting tonight at 10 and 11. then, on friday, and throughout the weekend, they will bring us stories of local fans who are also making the trek to santa clara. they are also taking over the wlos instagram page, so look for lots of photos and updates there. we will also post updates from them on facebook and twitter. 3 3 3 new this morning... we have a sneak peek at a new ride that will open next month in dollywood. this is a photo of the "lightning rod"... which will be the world's fastest wooden coaster. visitors will
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during a 165 foot drop. the hot-rod themed ride will also travel 38-hundred feet through the theme park. 3 3 3 3 the case against bill cosby will go on as planned. how soon we will find out if he
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3 time for this morning's see it, shoot it, send it picture. this photo comes to us from chris baker. this was much of the scene yesterday when heavy parts of the area. this is a creek in asheville. 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 fans gathered for a night of country music at the orange peel. the eighth annual guitar jam was a sell-out... featuring artists including parmalee. 99-point-9 kiss country puts on this event every year... to benefit
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3 tiffany sawyer, music fan: "mission is our hometown hospital and we always support them and we love the kids. and i'm glad that it's a benefit for them." over the past several years, kiss country has donated more than one- million dollars to mission children's hospital. 3 3 the time is now 4:xx. getting you ready for some football... with bad lip reading. the hilarious video going viral, next. 3
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3 it's time for this morning's viral video... ad lib com/watch?v=w-kgosnzvju
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3 it's now 4:xx. 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 3 " you don't know me, but your about to. house explodes." universial pictures is
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furious movies. when you can expect them to hit theaters. 3
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3 in this morning's the buzz, we will find out next month if bill cosby will face a criminal trial. yesterday, a judge refused to throw out the sexual assault case against cosby. cosby's lawyers argued it should be dismissed because of a promise made some 10 years ago by a then-district attorney not to prosecute him. a preliminary hearing is set for march 8th. at that time, another judge will decide if there is enough evidence for the case to move to trial. 3 "the most important thing in life, will always be the people right there, right now." this movie franchise just keeps on cruising. the "fast and furious" series is getting ninth and tenth installments. universal pictures announced the ninth film of the blockbuster franchise will hit theaters april 19th 20-19. two years after that, fans will be treated to the tenth film in
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release any details about the plots of the movies or their titles. 3 3 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 blake griffin emerges in the public eye after a reported fist fight. we'll show you the pictures of his injuries.
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him the winner. if no one claims it, t-m-z reports this will be the largest prize in california history to go unclaimed. david bowie's wife iman is seen in public for the first time since bowie's death last month from cancer. she was spotted in new york city walking the family dog. t-m-z reports she strolled around her soho neighborhood. we are getting a first look at how much damage was done to blake griffin's hand. t-m-z sports obtained these pictures of the n-b-a star. this is roughly one week after he had surgery for injuries after he got into a fight in toronto. the clippers star appeared in los angeles and you can see the swellin. t-m-z reports he punched the team equipment manager on january 23rd. 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 coming up in our next half coming up in our next half hour... detectives in jackson county are investigating a suspicious death. what deputies are saying about a 911 call they recieved. 3
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