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>> darcel: the property owner is a public official. tonight he's talking to news 13 about what happened the night one of his tenants was arrested. something we all have to be paying some attention to and be serious minded about it. >> larry: one of them was also a victim. how they could stop them before they could steal anything. if they could get her healthy enough. >> darcel: also tonight, an effort is underway to save a dog's life that just had her puppies. now from western north carolina's news leader, this is news 13 at 11:00. >> larry: new information tonight on a meth bust in black mountain. the property where it happened is owned by the mayor. >> darcel: the sheriff's office arrested 35-year-old michael carraway and samantha gungawear. the mayor of black mountain says he's one of the callers.
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the arrest on his property, aaron? >> aaron: larry, the mayor says he's glad. years ago he says he voted to support the buncombe county task force, which made the arrest. >> they knew something was wrong. >> aaron: black mountain mayor michael soebel says something was up. >> you just don't have cars coming in all the time and people staying for two minutes. >> reporter: he says cars would come in and out all hours of the day. >> i pretty much guess what they're there for because they come and go, come and go. >> aaron: he called to complain to his landlord. >> that trailer park is ours and some other apartments. that's how i put food on the table. >> aaron: the mayor owns the property. he says he's doing his job screening tenants. >> they don't know what they're talking about. again, if i buy a park and the
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really much that i can do about it. >> aaron: soebl says he talked to former landlords and says his screening process is adequate. >> i'm not a police officer. let them know something is awry and let them look at it. >> aaron: his neighbor also complained about noise. >> i think he does it just to, i don't know,just to make people mad. he'll do it for like maybe a minute or two. he'll turn it up and cut it right off. >> aaron: soebel said he called police a few nights ago. he's evicting some folks on monday. carraway says he's not yet made a decision, but his gut says he will evict him. aaron adelson, news 13. >> larry: new tonight, the same type of virus that infected a hospital's computer system out
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mission hospital. but it teams here caught it before it cost any problems. when did the attack there happen, justin? >> justin: folks at mission tell us this was at the end of last year. but again, because they have a number of safeguards against the attacks, no information was compromised. they continue to work to make sure that hospital information stays safe. a california hospital paid nearly $17,000 to hackers to regain control of the hospital system's computers. reminding i.t. teams of mountain hospitals the importance of a good cyber system. >> we have to prepare for the worst case scenario. constantly monitoring for any kind of unusual activity that might be noticeable through our
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looking at our backup and restore capabilities to ensure those capabilities are healthy. >> justin: it just so happened that the week we came to visit was also the week the chief information security officer for unc healthcare was in the office looking at security. >> she and i have done a good job looking at some things to make sure we're in good shape there. >> security is important to us in a variety of ways. one, we want to protect our patient's information. but we also want to make sure they feel safe in all that they do. >> justin: his teams are constantly monitoring and checking for anything out of the ordinary. he says one computer recently received the same type of virus the california hospital received. >> this particular attack that we experienced back in the later part of 2015 was very limited in its scope.
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to any confidential data was not possible. there was no sensitive information made available to anyone so our patients' data was safe. >> justin: staying one step ahead. and on that same note, pardee says it's moving to a more secure system where patient information across the system can be stored in one place. they tell us they'll plan on rolling that out in the summer. justin hinton, news 13. >> darcel: there's a slight chance of rain to start the weekend and that chance increases as we head in to next week. >> larry: with the rain, we've got a pretty good little warm up coming. karen wynne is working for your weekend forecast, right, karen? >> karen: right, larry. even warmer than we were today so it's going to feel so good. a little bit of rain shouldn't get in your way of outdoor activities coming up. asheville 47. hendersonville 42. franklin a little cooler at 36.
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gaffney, 48 degrees at this late night hour. we do see some clouds rolling in to our region. so far just cloud cover. we do have a little bit of rain on the way, though. a check on your morning planner shows it's going to be cloudy and mild. 41 degrees at 8:00 a.m. 49 by 10:00. by noon, 56 degrees. very isolated showers in the morning. look at your morning planner in the upstate. starting out at 45. 50s by 10. coming up, of course we're going to show you how warm we're going to get and when you're really going to want to keep that umbrella close by. larry, darcel. >> darcel: a yancey county house was heavily damaged by an electrical fire. the blaze happened yesterday. the owner wasn't home at the time and no one was hurt. investigators found wires melted together on the stairway. they believe that's where it
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the defense will begin their case. richard o'shields is charged in the murder of toby mathis. a revenge killing after the death of o'shields' son. mathis was convicted of in involuntary manslaughter. >> larry: a michigan contractor stopped work on a big road construction project in jackson county. deveer construction is the same company that stopped work on the i-26 bridge over pond road. they've also halted work on a connector road in jackson county. as well as some projects in the eastern part of the state. the dot says deveer's bonding company will take over the projects. >> the bonding company will step up and complete the project for the agreed upon contract price. >> larry: the dot says it holds contractors to specific schedules.
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consequences to those if they're not met. deveer says they halted work on the projects because the state put them in a financial position where work couldn't be continued without getting paid. they say they're looking at their legal options. >> darcel: tomorrow is a big day. for republicans, it's the south carolina primary. >> larry: donald trump has been the longstanding leader there so far. but there have been surprises in the south carolina. megan hughes is in columbia with the latest tonight. >> we gotta get out tomorrow. we have to vote. >> reporter: donald trump is fighting on several fronts. he's taking on apple for refusing to help federal investigators hack in to iphones of one of the san bernardino
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on friday, trump softened his stance. >> i will say the pope was great and he's a very nice man. >> reporter: ted cruz is facing ballot challenges in several states over his canadian birth. >> and bring this country back. >> reporter:r: marco rubio campaigned with south carolina's popular governor, nikki haley. and jeb bush trailing badly in south carolina campaigning with his mother, the former first lady. >> i'm thrilled to be here. >> she whispered in my ear, you really are my favorite. >> reporter: in nevada, bernie sanders rushing to beat hillary clinton to the finish line. >> i hope we have a very large, very, very large voter turnout tomorrow. >> i need you to caucus on saturday morning. >> my heart has always been with hillary clinton. >> reporter: the race in nevada right now too close to call. here in south carolina, the
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with cruz and rubio gaining in recent days. megan hughes, abc news, columbia, south carolina. >> larry: we are preparing for a big day of election coverage tomorrow. we will have live team coverage as voters head to the polls in south carolina. our coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. as the polls open. and will continue as the polls close through our newscast. we will have several crews bringing the latest election results and reaction from the candidates as we wait for the votes to be counted. you'll also find the latest updates on numbers and results on just click the election tab on facebook and twitter pages. >> darcel: an update tonight on north carolina's redistricting crisis. today the house gave final approval to a new map dividing the state's 13 house seats. earlier this month, two of those districts were struck down by a
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based on racement today was the deadline to rewrite the map. both chambers agreed to delay primary elections for the south until march . >> larry: north carolina has its first confirmed case of zika virus. why health officials say don't worry. >> darcel: and a dog who just had a litter of puppies just under went surgery to save its
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you're watching news 13 with darcel grimes, larry blunt, chief meteorologist jason boyer, and sports with stan pamfillis. this is news 13 at 11:00. >> larry: developing tonight, the first case of zika virus in north carolina has been confirmed. it's an adult who recently traveled to a zika affected country. the person's name and where they live in north carolina is not being made known. state health officials say there's little to fear from the zika virus at least now. >> i don't think we need to be worried about what's going on here in north carolina at all. i think the concern is what's happening in south and central america and the caribbean. we're certainly concerned for those people and we also want to
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north carolina travel there, that they protect themselves against mosquito bites. >> larry: a reminder, pregnant women should consider not traveling to any country where that virus is common. they can transmit the virus to that unborn child. >> darcel: tonight, veterinarian veterinarians are trying to save a husky dog. news 13's jerrika insco joins us live. jerrika, how is that momma husky doing? >> jerrika: darcel, she's recovering here after an emergency surgery this afternoon to repair her lung. now this is bad timing for her to be in the hospital because she has five eight-day old puppies to take care of. they're now in foster care with two employees with swannanoa valley animal hospital.
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deaf for a week. which is normal. >> nothing can compare to that. so we use goats milk, canned goats milk and then there's puppy formulas that are out there that are good to useas well. but nothing compares to the mom. so if we can get her healthy enough to nurse them, we would definitely like to have her back for them. >> jerrika: right now the focus is on claire's recovery and covering her surgery costs. the asheville humane society still needs $3,900 for claire's surgery. you can donate. >> larry: the weekend is here. >> darcel: but there is some rain headed our way. karen is here to give us an update. >> karen: don't worry about that rain. we have warm temperatures. you're not going to freeze. we'll go ahead and show you the headlines. the sun is out. yeah, it was nice today.
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we are warming up. i'll show you how much. when the heaviest rain is expected to arrive in the mountains. >> larry: and a little later, how a community has come
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lost something that was now your news 13 skywatch weather. >> karen: overall we're wrapping up a beautiful day. still a little bit breezy in
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bryson city, also hendersonville, winds out of the south. now some places in our western mountains around franklin and waynesville were a bit smokey wondering what's going on. there's a controlled burn in oconee county, south carolina. some of that smoke moving up from the south. right now in asheville, it is clear and warm at 47 degrees. winds are light and variable at 3 miles per hour. greenville, 51 degrees with a light wind out of the west-southwest. feeling so comfortable for a february night. we do have changes coming our way, though. rain. rain chances are going to be fairly low in asheville tomorrow. 30%. wouldn't hurt to keep the umbrella around. 40% on sunday. and monday up to 60. tuesday, yeah, chances are pretty good it's going to be a wet day. then we take a look at the mountains overall.
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higher for the weekend. 40% saturday. 60 on sunday and monday. and way up to 80% on tuesday. we have a front that is making its way towards the mountains. it is going to stall out before it reaches the mountains. so saturday afternoon-evening wrapping up that day with a few light spotty showers in the area. then we have this area of low pressure moving closer. by sunday morning, not much, but then late in the day on sunday, moving in. and then a break in the action before that next area of low pressure brings some heavier rain. we can see by early tomorrow morning, maybe a few, very few showers popping up along the tennessee state line. very widely scattered showers continue as we go through saturday afternoon, even on in to the evening. a break in any activity on sunday morning. but then i i the afternoon, it rolls on through. there will be a couple of hours
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keep the umbrella close before we get yet another break. but we do have heavier rain coming your way early in the week monday through wednesday, west of asheville could see two to three inches of rain. rainfall potential. i'll step out of the way so you can take a better look at this map on monday through wednesday. well above freezing. 39 in asheville. 42 in greer. highs tomorrow in the 60s in. in asheville, 61. next seven days, we see plenty of rain in the week ahead. very mild. eventually cooling back down though later in the week. by tuesday and wednesday, highs only in the 40s.
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>> larry: the owner of the vortex ride at the state fair pleads guilty to obstruction of justice. an accident on that ride seriously injured five people at the north carolina state fair in 2015. joshua macaroni was convicted up to 15 months in prison. he was also fined more than $22,000. >> darcel: president obama paid
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scalia today in the supreme court. president obama and the first lady walked to the casket. vice president joe biden will attend. the white house says the decision is a respectful arrangement. author harper lee has died at the age of 89. lee wrote novels "to kill a mockingbird" and its sequel "go set a watchman." the book sold more than 10 million copies. >> larry: an elderly man's dog was hit and killed while he was walking it. it happened in gibbonsville. the 80 she was on a retractible leash and was hit by a car and killed.
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the man adopt another rescue. >> darcel: a couple of conference titles on the line tonight in the mountains.
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>> stan: the mack 3a conference title is tonight at north buncombe. girls game, erwin standing in the way. they won twice over the rockets in the regular season. third quarter, warriors lead when kendra griffin gets it in there. ashlyn perkins making the nice bounce pass to sweeney. in the fourth, ashlyn perkins finds clara davidson who scores underneath.
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game late in the 4th. casey drives and scores. 64-48. >> i'm very proud of my team mates. we all work very hard. our team is working. we've been doing weights and everything. >> we all worked to hard. we knew reynolds was going to be stiff competition. but we kept it together. >> i'm glad about my team mates. we did an awesome job. >> stan: mac 3a boys shaking north buncombe, regular season champs, against reynolds, a team they've beaten twice this year. he hits the three from the corner. he had 11. rockets get the early lead. later in the game. matthews puts it in and gets the foul. they're up three. reynolds comes right back.
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rim. brendan howard gets in to the paint, finishes. north up by three. this one goes back and forth in to overtime. north buncombe upset by reynolds as reynolds takes the title. they win the mac 3a. other games tonight. avery beats polk. the big smoky mountain in cherokee. cherokee girls and boys won their title. ncissa girls, state semis. carolina day over christian. play offs for the public schools next week. college baseball starting up today. in the season opener at greenwood field. nice day for baseball in february. let's go to the top of the 3rd.
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ball to center field. ohio does score. tough game for unca. ohio scored sixth in the ninth. western carolina falls on the road as they lose 15-2. >> larry: good weekend for more baseball games. anything else you want. >> karen: saturday is better than sunday. nice and warm both days. highs in the 60s. a good break from winter. >> larry: thank you for joining us. remember you can always check us out on >> darcel: be sure to find us on facebook and twitter. have a good weekend.
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