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like a polar bear experiencing snow for the first time. the toronto zoo shared photos of its three-month-old polar bear frolicking in the freshly fallen powder. until now, the baby bear has been spending most of its time indoors in a maternity den. 3 3 good rning... it's... friday, february 19-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 3 it's the last leg of a
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carolina and nevada. democratic and republican presidential candidates -- pleading to voters. the primaries and caucuses --- now just hours away. ray raimundi has the latest on the new push by the candidates...to get the all important vote. 3 the stakes -- couldn't be higher. the presidential hopefulls -- hot on the campaign trail. the democrats - - criss crossing thru the state of nevada.sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "to have an election that is about real change?not promises you can't keep."sot - bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate"the eyes of america will be on nevada"both democratic candidates facing voters at a telivised town hall meeting -- answering tough questions on topics like immigration, privacy and their records sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate""maybe it's that senator sanders wasn't really a democrat until he decided to run for president," she said. "he doesn't know what the last two democratic presidents did." nats: of crowd booingclinton response: "well, it's true. it's true. you know it's true," sot - bernie sanders /
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anybody thinks a member of the united states senate or the united states house has to agree with somebody in his own party who is president, well, you know, all the time, that's not my understanding of democracy." nats - of clapping at republican town hallon the republican side, john kasick, jeb bush, and donald trump?.face -to-face with south carolina voters. at issue -- religion. and comments the pope made criticizing donald trumpsot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidatecooper: was there a moment you first heard the pope had said something about you that you thought maybe you're going to have to ask for forgive forgiveness? trump: no. i have a lot of respect for the pope... // but i think he was misinterpreted. tag:going into both contests this weekend, the latest polls in south carolina show donald trump still far ahead of the pack?. while in nevada hillary clinton and bernie sanders are still in a statistical tie. rr, abc news new york 3 3 3 all of the republican presidential candidates have full schedules today in the upstate and other parts of
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governor jeb bush will hold meet and greets and a rally with his mother and former first lady barbara bush across the upstate. their first stop is at 9:30 at wade's restaurant in spartanburg. then, they will go to the kroc community center in greenville at noon. after that, they will hold a rally at d-w daniel high school in central that starts at 6:45. 3 3 marcio rubio has several campaign stops planned throughout the state with south carolina governor nikki haley. they will wrap up at clemson with a rally at the madren conference center pavilion. doors open at 6:30 tonight and the event starts at 7:30. 3 3 senator ted cruz is traveling across the state with phil robertson of duck dynasty fame. he will hold a rally at the greenville marriott that starts at 8:45 tonight. 3 3 doctor ben carson does not have any events scheduled in the upstate. he is holding a veterans patriot action conference in charleston at 10:15 this morning. then he will host a town hall meeting at the florence civic center at 3:30 p-m. 3 3 governor john kasich is hosting a town hall in columbia. it is from 10 to 11 this morning at "the hall at
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3 donald trump has mutliple events planned. at noon he will speak at the myrtle beach sports center. then at three this afternoon he will speak at the pawleys plantation golf and country club in pawleys island. after that, he will host a rally at seven tonight at the north carleston convention center. 3 3 we will have live team coverage tomorrow as voters head to the polls for south carolina's republican primary our live coverage starts at 6 p.m. and will continue as the polls close through our newscasts on my40 at 10 and news 13 at 11. you will also find the latest updates on numbers and results on our website wlos dot com. just click the election tab on our facebook and twitter pages. 3 3 if you want to vote in north carolina's primary, today is the deadline to register. to register... you must be at your current address for at least 30 days prior to the election. you also have to be 18-years-old by the date of the next general election. and cannot be serving time for a felony. for more information
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w-l-o-s dot com and click on news links. 3 3 a local ministry needs help providing heating assistance for people in need. news 13's lauren brigman is live from a-b-c-c-m in downtown asheville. lauren, why is there such a push for donations right now? 3
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3 a big update this morning... in duke energy's efforts to switch it's lake julian power plant from coal to natural gas. the staff for the north carolina utilities commission now recommends rejecting duke's proposal to build a third unit there. the commission does not have to follow the staff's recommendation, but mountain true says it is a sign they are scrutinizing duke's plan. 3 23:04 "we're hopeful. i think it's a good sign. the staff's recommendation is definitely a step in the right direction and we hope the utilities commission listens to their staff and moves in this direction." the utilities commission is expected to make a decision by march first. 3 3 3 happening today... a jewelry store owner in sylva will be
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county for a plea agreement hearing. duane ball, who goes by jay, was indicted in august ononfederal charges after agents raided his store, "jewelry outlet." ball was charged with illegally selling guns and prescription drugs. 3 3 deputies in anderson county need your help finding a wanted fugitive. jaquaries jackson, also known as jaquaries paschal, is wanted in connection with a kidnapping and attempted murder. he is also wanted for questioning in a separate homicide investigation. deputies say jackson is considered armed and dangerous. and that he may be staying in the charlotte or greensboro area. if you have any information call crimestoppers at 888-crime-sc. 3 3 a man died after his truck smashed into a home in gaston county. police believe the driver suffered a medical condition, causing his vehicle to speed, leave the road, and then hit the home. a neighbor said the driver never hit the brakes, and the impact sounded like an explosion. another witness say bricks flew through the truck's windshield when it hit, and landed on the
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3 3 the investigation contineus today... into a deadly plane crash southeast of charlotte. investigators say the single engine plane went down in a wooded area in marshville. the pilot was killed. he was identified as james cook of lexington. authorities say he reported engine problems before the crash. 3 3 3 in this morning's newreel... a public viewing is set for today for late justice antonin scalia., who died unexpectedly last weekend in texas at the age 79. he will lie in repose in the great hall at the supreme court. his family, friends and justices will attend a private ceremony, then the hall will open to the public until 8 p-m. 3 three people were hurt... one critically... when their sightseeing helicopter crashed into the water in pearl harbor, hawaii. somone on shore shot video as the copter just dropped into the water and rolled on its side. five people were on board. the n-t-s-b will investigate the crash... the nearby u-s-s arizona memorial was closed to visitors for the rest of the day. 3 a key isis target has been destroyed in iraq. this is
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in iraq. coalition forces say the strike destroyed a facility isis used to store cash and collect taxes. the video actually shows paper money flying through the air after a round of explosions. officials say the strikes should disrupt the terror group's financial and command and control operations. 3 some beekeepers in california are trying to figure out who is stealing their beehives. they say beehives have been disappearing, just as pollination season is getting under way. beekeepers ship their bees to almond farmers, who use them to pollinate crops. that adds about 15-billion dollars to the crop value in california. so if you do the math, it pays for t t thieves to steal beehives. officials say beekeepers should mark their beehives and install tracking devices. 3 3 3 3 it's a doggie dog world in television. coming up... how this pooch made his way onto
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is national chocolate mint day. coming up in this morning's five at five we've got some treats you can enjoy to celebrate the day! 3 all new at six, it can be a scary diagnosis. the new tools doctors are using to treat brain tumors. 3 3 3 3
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3 in this morning's five at five.... today is national chocolate mint day and we thought we would share some ways to enjoy that treat. there always to old standby 3 andes mints. each bite-sized bar features a layer of mint- green cream sandwiched between
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cookies chocolate.layers of chocolate. mint cookies malted milk balls add mint to malted milk balls and you have yourself a crispy, minty treat. chip astronaut ice cream devour this classic ice cream anytime, anyplace! no freezer is necessary, because it never melts mint lentils don't let the name fool you - these are candies, not beans! shaped like lentils, these mint chocolates have a colorful candy shell and finally chocolate mint coffee flavored coffee lovers, rejoice! the scent of chocolatey mint coffee brewing is sure to perk you up in the morning. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can
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3 3 qualifying races in daytona. coming up in sports stan breaks down where the nascar drivers stand.
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3 good morning everyone in sports qualifying races at daytona..the can am duels.in the first race..dale junior on the 15th year anniversary of his father's death at daytona, did his dad proud today.the only problem in this race, was on lap 43..cole whitt gets loose and spins out.that was
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junior dominates, leading all but a few laps..takes his 5th duel race.logano second, ryan blaney third, harvick 4th, hamlin 5th, pole sitter, rookie chase elliott., did well finishing 6th. in duel number 2.matt kenseth on the pole. last lap, kyle bush leading--jamie mcmurray and jimmie johnson making a run, but then mcmurray gets into johnson and look what happens. martin truex junior , kenseth, johnson., among those collected.kenseth its a disaster, won't be able to fix that car--have to go to backup and back of the pack for sunday.kyle bush wins his 3rd duel., mcmurray wasn't touched, believe it or not., he was 2nd.,kurt bush third, but his car beat up pretty good. carl edwards 4th, ty dillon 5th, danica 7th.daytona 500 set for sunday at 1.that's our sports this morning. i'm stan pamfilis. have a great friday.((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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3 a puppy makes his debut on television. coming up ... e reluctant deal the station's news director made... that got the pup the on-air position.
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my computer's dying again. you'll need to email us so we can issue you a ticket. but you're right here. it's protocol. or, you can try staples tech services next day guarantee. it's fast and done right. i'll do that instead. that's not protocol marsha. in by noon, out by 5 the next day.
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3 it is 5:xx ... a little rock t-v station's campaign to add a puppy to its staff has worked! the dog belongs to a k- a-r-k employee who happened to bring the pup to work one day last week. the golden retriever named "shade".. won the hearts of staffers... but not the station's bosses. k-a-r-k's news director decided to make a deal that if a photo of shade on the station's facebook page got 100-thousand likes, he could stay around as station mascot. well, the photo didn't get enough likes by the deadline... but after some
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hashtag "we want shade"... the news director gave in. shade will join the morning news crew weekdays. 3 3 here is a look 3 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 a murder trial hinged on revenge. coming up ... what prosecutors say about the man charged with shooting a man in cold blood. 3 and happening today ..
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voters here in north carolina. why you may have to go to the polls twice this season to cast your primary vote. 3 3 3
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3 to catch nicolas cage, you must become nicolas cage.this man bought the 99 cent app, face swap live, and used it for possibly the most bizarre of tasks. swapping his own fafa with nicolas cage's face. 3 3 good morning... it's

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