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3 in today's early bird gets the win giveaway... we are giving away six family four packs of tickets to see the harlem globetrotters at the u-s cellular center. that is a total of 24 tickets!! the globetrotters will show off their trick shots wednesday, march 23. to enter, go to facebook dot com slash news 13. we will announce the six winners just before 7 this morning. 3 3 good morning... it's tuesday, february 23rd. 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
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3 3 rain is to blame for a crash on the edge of downtown asheville. the driver was not hurt, but firefighters say he could not see in the rain, turning from patton avenue onto clingman avenue. the car ended up at a 45- degree angle on a utility pole. the road was closed for a short time to get the car back on the ground. 3 3 3 developing in burke county... a beloved landmark... destroyed by fire. now the a-t-f is involved in the investigation to find out why. the old hildebran school house was built nearly 100 years ago. but it only took hours for flames to destroy it. for the last year, residents fought to save the building from demolition after town leaders voted to tear it down. 3 "it's a piece of my heart it's a piece of my heart going up over there."sad day. sad day for hildebran. the chief of the hildebran fire department credits firefighters with
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spreading to the town hall, which is right next door. 3 3 we are following a developing story on racial tensions at a high school in the mountains. the f-b-i tells news 13 it has opened an investigation ... and is working with the department of justice. they are trying to determine if any federal laws were violated at brevard high school. racial tensions there led to a student being charged with intimidation in november of 3 3 3 four fugitives we featured last week on our "fugitive files" are now in custody. all were wanted in transylvania county. after a viewer tip was called in, corey davis was arrested on friday. michael jones was arrested the same day as well. justin babb was apprehended on saturday. and scotty mccall turned himself in yesterday. 3 3 3 new details emerge in the investigation of the shooting rampage in michigan this weekend. police recover weapons from the suspects home and the final piece of equiptment they say he bought just hours before the attacks. reid binion reports. 3 (jeffrey getting/kalamazoo county prosecutor) "motive
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in time, that's always a difficult thing to try and figure out when you're dealing with these kinds of random acts of violence."prosecutor jeffrey getting, on the continuing investigation into saturday's shooting rampage in michigan. (jeffrey getting/kalamazoo county prosecutor) "one of the pieces of evidence that was seized from the suspect was his phone, and that phone is being gone through."other key evidence - the handgun police say they found on suspect jason brian dalton...the pistol - consistent with shell casings from all three crime scenes...perhaps even more disturbing, the 'heavy duty' jacket - capable of concealing a pistol - ......which law enforcement says dalton bought less than three hours before the first attack.also, a veritable arsenal - a total of eleven rifles - investigators found at dalton's home...this, as one injured victim is still recovering, expected to survive......while another clings to life in the hospital. (vicki kopf, abigail's mom) "she is alive and she's fighting for her life."14-year old abigail cough is in critical condition......the only survivor in the third and final attack.her mother, breaking down monday........as she and abigail's father spoke about their little girl... ..even showing sympathy for the suspect's loved ones. (gene kopf, abigail's father) "our thoughts are with the dalton family who are also suffering at this time, we want his family to know we don't hold anything against the family."i'm reid binion,
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3 3 happening today... president obama has a plan to shut down guantanamo bay. white house officials will submit the outline to congress today. mister obama has long-vowed to close the prison facility. he says it is used as a recruiting tool by terrorists and is too costly to maintain. congress had opposed previous plans to shut down gitmo. the current proposal involves transferring most of the detainees to other countries. those deemed too dangerous for travel will be sent to a detention facility here in the u-s. 3 3 3 there are new developments now... involving the new north carolina congressional map. the original voters who sued, claiming the first map was racially gerrymandered, are now asking federal judges to decide if the new map is legal. they want the judges to issue a ruling by march 18th. because of the new map, the general assembly changed the date of the congressional primaries from march 15th to june 7th. 3 the n-double-a-c-p calls the new map unconstitutional. the group says it still
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minority voters into three congressional districts... even though lawmakers used the results of recent elections, and not race, to re-draw the map. the n-double-a-c-p wants the panel of federal judges to draw the map themselves. 3 3 both mountain congressmen are reacting to the new redistricting map and the primary delay. in a statement to news 13, a spokesman for 10th district representative patrick mchenry said: "congressman mchenry shares constituents confusion and frustration with the late change to north carolina's congressional primary date." he goes on to say mchenry will continue to represent the people of the 10th district in washington. no matter when the primary is held. 3 3 3 part of the new map moves avery county out of the 11th district. congressman mark meadows tells us... "i trust the state legislature to resolve the redistricting issue and defer to the proposal that it has presented." "however, i am personally disappointed to lose the great county of avery in the 11th district." meadows says he will continue to work with citizens and leaders in avery county, when
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so. 3 3 3 february is national heart month. and this morning we are live with the experts on ways to keep your heart healthy. news 13's lauren brigman is live from park ridge health in hendersonville. lauren, you are showing us some heart healthy exercises? 3 3 3
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3 it is "pregnancy week" on news 13 this morning. we are taking a look at all things pregnancy related. yesterday, we showed you some of the latest technology. and today... we are taking a look at a surprising new trend. women consuming their placentas after giving birth. christine robinson and her sister are co-owners of "doulas of asheville." they now offer placenta encapsulation. first, the new mom brings the placenta home from the hospital in a cooler. then the doulas go to work in the client's kitchen for a
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3 29:12 to 29:25through encapsulation what we do is we take your placenta from the organ that you deliver following your child's birth. we steam it; we dehydrate it; we grind it into capsules so they just look like a vitamin you would find in a store. client: 39:50 to 39:55once i started taking them, the main thing i noticed was more energy. there is no good medical data to support that. still, some new moms say consuming their placentas also helped their mental health. the condition it may help alleviate tonight at 5 in health alert. 3 3 3 3 starbucks is working to
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3 it's 5:xx. let's take a look at business headlines. stocks rally at the start of the week on wall street. the dow was up 228 points yesterday ending at 16-thousand 620. the nasdaq was up 66 points to end the day at 45-70. 3 3 a favorite lunch plance in west asheville closed over the weekend. the owners of mama's fast food on haywood road say the property is being sold. mama's served the neighborhood
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this sign in the window on sunday thanking customers for their support. but if you really miss the food, owners say they will continue to cater events. 3 starbucks is overhauling its rewards program. the goal is to speed up service at the checkout. under the old program, members got one star per visit -- and it didn't matter how much was spent. as a result, customers were asking baristas to ring up a series of items as separate transactions, slowing down the process. the new program is based on how much a customer spends, not on the number of transactions. 3 shares of fit-bit, the maker of activity trackers, fell 16 percent in after-hours trading. the fall came after the company said it expected first- quarter revenues to miss expectations. the company's shares are down 53 percent from their first day closing price of 30 dollars. that makes it the 31st worst- performing i-p-o over the past 12 months. investors are concerned the company cannot maintain its level of growth. 3
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3 the time is now 5:xx. the streets of a mountain town could be the backdrop for a new movie. what residents there say about hosting
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3 a major motion picture is coming to jackson county, with sylva playing the starring role of a fictional town far away. it will also play host to a hollywood heavyweight. take nats/film clip ((fargo", courtesy: gramercy pictures ))3 frances mc-dormand is best known for her oscar-winning performance in "fargo". now, she is coming to sylva to shoot a movie titled "three billboards outside ebbing, missouri." the director says sylva was chosen largely for the look and feel of main street. the production crew met with town commissioners,
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3 2545 "i understand what happens, and just don't park a big technical truck in front of my place. ha-ha-ha" 2552 3803 "we're going to have a good time making the film, we want you to be happy that we're here, and proud of the film afterwards." 3809 people were told financial benefits of the production would outweigh the inconvenience. filming is scheduled to begin april 25th. 3 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3
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with no obligation.3 selfies are part of every day life. but now mastercard wants to use selfies to help prevent fraud. they are launching new technology so you can use selfies to approve online purchases. the company says selfies and fingerprint scans are safer than typed passwords. fingerprint scans are safer than passwords. >> holly: you can download the mastercard identity check and it has you take a selfie each time you buy something on-line and the fingerprint or scan will prove you are not a scammer. >> jay: wow. i appreciatetbjpg skf 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half
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what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3 3 it may be the cutest tumble you've ever seen. coming up... why zoo officials say the panda took a dive. steve: today is your lucky day. woman: (surprised) oh, my goodness mark: you've just won - a thousand dollars! woman: that's amazing! that's amazing! (shrieks)
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>> jay: 5:57 now. here is one way to wake up with a fresh face of snow.
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posted this adorable video of a panda last week. according to the zoo, he woke up and saw the snow and got excited. >> ingrid: you can see him emerge from the cav and tumble down the snow. he liked it so much he climbed halfway and rolled down again. there he goes. that's so fun. you haven't rolled down a snowy hill in years. >> holly: you might have missed your opportunity. >> jay: thank you. >> ingrid: i hope i missed my opportunity. >> jay: i don't think you need to be doing that right now. >> ingrid: yeah, yeah, yeah. you know, i just meant finished with the snow for the year. >> jay: oh. >> ingrid: we have rain outside, 44, it's very mild. cloudy condition, too. headlines indicate there will be more, but how much? a severe threat, i will tell you where and a snow chance just what i wanted. i will tell you coming up in the next half hour. i missed my chance. >> lauren: strengthening your heart through exercise. we are live at park ridge health
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national heart you get a cold. you can't breathe through your nose. suddenly, you're a mouthbreather. a mouthbreather! how can anyone sleep like that?
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it instantly opens your nose up to 38% more than cold medicine alone. so you can breathe and sleep. shut your mouth and say goodnight mouthbreathers. breathe right >> holly: it is a live safari adventure, and in case you are missing it, we are showing what it's like. >> jay: good morning america started its adventure in tan za any yeah, there are hippo, zebras and lions. >> ingrid: you can explore
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this morning on gma. ingrid, i'm following on instagram. >>holly: it's beautiful to see what they have out there. >> ingrid: we have rain putting a dampener on our start for the day, rain in swain county, elsewhere light-to-moderate but covering the region. scattered showers throughout the day today and then we will talk about the chance for severe storms and a wintry mix. so, i will show you the timeline of that in my full forecast. but, drivers this morning, be careful. the roadways are wet. otherwise, they're in good shape, jaclyn? >> jaclyn: right, ingrid. we don't have any major problems to report this evening no. if you are heading out towards i-240, the drive is looking good for you. here is a look at the westbound side. traffic is flowing smoothly there. we have speeds through charlotte street clocking in at 53 miles per hour for you. getting a look at patton avenue, things are slowing here as well. traffic is flowing to lowe's road, timing out to 4 minutes for you. if you are heading out in south

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