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scrolling at the bottom of your screen. you can find the full list on our website... wlos dot com. 3 3 we have already seen some snow accumulation in the area, and some places are even reporting ice. we have live team coverage this morning. news 13's lauren brigman is in waynesville. but first, let's get right to ingrid with the current conditions. 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 the winter weather is also causing some issues on the
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lauren brigman continues our live team coverage from waynesville. lauren, what are you seeing there?
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3 the d-o-t has been preparing nearly 24 hours for the winter storm. crews pumped thousands of gallons of brine solution into tanks that are loaded on the backs of trucks. the mixture of salt-and-water is sprayed onto interstates... so a coating was in place before the first flakes. 3 0300 "the forecasted amount is not as much as the previous storm, but in anticipation of the adverse weather that's coming in we're trying to take a more proactive approach." 0309 once the brine is sprayed, crews stand-by, ready to bring out the plows, salt and sand trucks once the snow starts sticking. 3 3 stay with news for the most up-to-date information on the winter storm. you can find the latest forecasts and school closings on wlos dot com. you can also go to our website to sign up for text alerts ... for weather, closings, and traffic.. we will also post updates on facebook and twitter. 3 3 3 in this morning's newsreel... this winter storm is also
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across the country. at least 30 people were hurt when their charter bus rolled on its side on a snowy interstate in connecticut. six of the injured are in critical condition. the icy roads also hampered efforts to get them to hospitals. other tour buses were turned back because of the bad conditions. 3 that same winter storm is causing coastal flooding in new jersey and new york. strong winds and high tides have pushed water into the streets, making for a treacherous morning commute. the entire jersey shore is under a flood warning. meteorololists say there's a chance for beach erosion as wave heights build to eight to 12 feet. 3 blizzard conditions force the closure of an eight-mile stretch of interstate in iowa, after several accidents. at least one driver had to be pulled from a wrecked vehicle. part of the road has reopened, but the wintry weather continues moving east. 3 3 3 new this morning... the former board of elections director in macon county is back behind bars. this is the new mug shot of kim bishop. she is currently being held in the buncombe county jail without bond. the jail lists her as a federal inmate. on
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guilty in federal court to one count of embezzlement. she resigned from her position in may 2014 after investigators discovered more than 50- thousand dollars in fraudulent checks came from her office. 3 3 his obituary says he was known to many as "the gentle giant." today, a man found shot and killed in his home in jackson county will be laid to rest. the funeral for timothy norris will be today at two p- m at the yellow mountain baptist church in cullowhee. burial will follow in norton cemetery. investigators found the 49-year-old man shot to death last week inside his home in cashiers. officers are treating his death as a homicide. no arrests have been 3 3 the buncombe county district attorney takes another step to determine whether to seek the death penalty in a triple murder case. the d-a has requested a hearing in the case of pierre griffin the second. the outcome of that hearing could determine griffin's punishment if convicted. last week a grand jury indicted griffin on charges of killing alexandra king, tatianna diz and uhon johnson in october. 3 3
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hampshire and this morning the first votes are already in. kenneth moton reports... the latest polls say g-o-p frontrunner donald trump and democrat bernie sanders are expected to come out on top in the first in the nation primary. 3 it's finally here?new hampshire primary day.sot chris christie "i want this job because i love our country."sot marco rubio"i need your vote!"sot ted cruz "at this point, it's all about turnout." call it a presidential candidate full court press in the granite state?one campaign event after another?even during a snow storm.nat bernie sanders concert music bernie sanders supporters were "feeling the bern" at a late night concert. sot bernie sanderscreate a political revolutionnat trump "unbelievable. unbelievable. i want to thank you." overnight, gop frontrunner donald trump eager for a win.sot donald trump"i don't care what happens no matter what, this has been the most amazing experience of my life and you people have made it that way" trump calling his final rally before the primary?a love fest.
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the candidates on the campaign trail?the attacks kept coming. sot jeb bush"donald trump organizes his campaign over disparaging people"sot hillary clinton "i think being a progressive means you want to make real progress?the last thing we need is promises that can't be met." this morning, three small precincts in new hampshire cast their ballots. the historic dixville notch was the first to open the polls to its 9 voters. with all 3 precincts reporting, it's sanders beating clinton and a 3 way gop tie between trump, ted cruz and john kasich who called every dixville notch voter.sot kasich "i think people want to know authenticity more than they ever have."(kenneth standup close) the latest polls have been up and down but trump and sanders have kept consistent leads here in new hampshire. the candidates have already started to turn their attention to next weekend's south carolina primary. kenneth moton, abc news washington 3 3 3 people who filed a lawsuit claiming voting maps are unfair... now have until noon
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carolina lawmakers. as we reported, federal judges ruled last week that race played a role in how some voting districts were mapped out. those judges ordered the lines to be redrawn by next friday. republican lawmakers requested an "emergency stay" of that ruling because absentee voting is already underway for the march 15th primary. perspective, if you see a headline that says 'districts ruled invalid' you're 3 left asking, should i vote or not? and that's the primary problem is it leaves voters in a very bad some. some have cast their ballots, going, do my ballots count? and others are left asking, 'should i vote?' the state board of elections says voters should continue to vote, and that the board will decide whether their votes will be certified. it is not clear how soon the court will decide on whether to delay the ruling. 3 3 construction on a new apartment complex is underway near the asheville outlets. the project broke ground
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brevard road. it will have 312- units... with a dog park, fitness center, and club house. atlanta-based hathaway development is building it. they want to begin leasing the apartments by next winter. 3 3 employees at a charlotte radio station will be working at another studio today. that is because a car crashed into the station right in the middle of a live show. ...everything theses fans are 3 about. i...(crash)((gets quiet)) the e-s-p-n 7-30 team was just wrapping up one of its shows when it happened yesterday afternoon. the operations manager says there has always been concern something like this would happen. 3 we've been concerned about it for awhile, jokingly concerned about it never thought it would actually happen.but rest asure hopefully we can get some guard rails up to prevent something like this from happening in the future. three people were inside the studio at the time -- no one was hurt. so far, it is not clear what caused the car to crash. 3
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3 beyonce is helping people in flint michigan. who she is partnering with and what they are doing about the water
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3 good morning.. here's a live look from haywood county. we'll check in with news 13's lauren brigman a little later in our show.
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3 time for this morning's see it, shoot it, send it picture. this photo comes to us from
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familiar scene for most folks around the area. a dusting of snow covering lawns and cars. 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 the time is now 4:xx. just call her supermom! the impressive way she deals with four little kids, next in our
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viral video... ad lib3 com/watch?v=pa0wxsh4i34 3 3 3 it's now 4:xx. here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3
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3 a man accused of stalking gwyneth paltrow is on trial again. just how many letters he sent the actress in sisi years, and why he says he did
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3 in the buzz, opening statements begin in the trial of a man accused of stalking gwyneth paltrow. a prosecutor says dante soiu (soy-yoo) has stalked paltrow for 17 years and sent her 66 letters between 2009 and 20-15. he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in 2000 in a previous trial. soui's (soy-yoo) lawyer says he was simply writing letters and is a christian man who was trying to minister to the actress. 3 oscar nominees from all 24 categories gather in beverly hills for the annual nominations luncheon. this is
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when the stars gathered for a massive group photo. that is a total of 155 nominees. the oscars will be held february 28th at hollywood's dolby theater. chris rock is hosting. 3 after wowing fans at the super bowl half time show, beyonce is now turning her efforts to the water crisis in flint, michigan. the superstar singer will partner with local united way and community programs to help under-served populations in flint. those programs are getting water filtration equipment and clean water to affected residents. a portion of the effort will also help flint children with long-term needs. 3 what do you do after winning the super bowl? go to disneyland of course. that is exactly what denver broncos quarterback peyton manning did. he rode on a float and waved to thousands of excited fans. the broncos defeated the carolina panthers in super bowl 50... 24 to 10. 3 3
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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 33 it might be considered the ultimate piece of beatles memerobelia. what is up for auction that belonged to john lennon, and how much it could
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3 it's 4:xx it's t-m-z time. john lennon it's t-m-z time. john lennon fans can now own a piece of his hair. that is right. an auction company out of dallas is auctioning off a four-inch chunk of lennon's hair. a hairdresser cut it off before his role in a 19-67 movie called, "how i won the war." the current bid is 12- thousand dollars. past lennon
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two million dollars.3 "zoolander" fans can rejoice. "the derek zoolander for kids who can't read good" school is coming to life. a pop-up replica of the school is opening up in new york city today for the public to check out. a cosmetics company teamed up with executives from "zoolander two" to make it happen. it will be open until saturday. "dance moms" star maddie ziegler is leaving the lifetime reality show and heading for the big screen. t-m-z reports, the 13-year-old will rack in 20-thousand dollars for a film called "the book of henry." the cast includes naomi watts, sarah silverman and child actor jacob tremblay who starred in the golden globe nominated movie "room." 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
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