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the last member of the famed bedford boys is dead. a look back on the 97 year old's life. medical mix up. ; at that point the nurse started to mention the procedure that had been performed on him. ; anchor: the procedure alleged allegedly done on her baby that was meant for another. ; anytime, anywhere, award winning coverage you can count on. this is abc 13 news. ; work out pants. work out pants. underneath your dress clothes. ; it is cold outside. but we have the best advice on how to stay warm in the bone chilling temperatures. we have team coverage for you tonight of the frigid weather. courtney wheaton is braving the weather outside our studio in lynchburg. george, let's get to you first.
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much above freezing for a while. ; reporter: going to have to wait until next week before we see a significant warm up. we're looking out over ward's road in lynchburg. the temperature dropped to 21. that light blue number is the wind chill. that's how cold it feels. actual temperatures teens and 20s. virginia tech you're down to 16. danville at 26. this map shows how cold it feels now. single digit wind chills in roanoke. when you wake up tomorrow morning it is going to be cold everywhere with temps in the teens. coming up later we'll let you know when we will see warmer weather and when we could see some snow returning to virginia. ; anchor: state police are looking for a man who they said fled the scene of an accident. troopers said they were in
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they say the car hit another vehicle near web road on route 2 220 flipped and caught fire. 4 people were taken to the hospital. canine units are searching the area for the man who took off. with temperatures dropping so low overnight. there are important things to keep in mind. tonight courtney wheaton is outside our studio with idea oz keeping warm and staying safe. ; reporter: mark, it's all a science. depending on what type of materials you use to layer up with you could determine whether you're going to freeze. jennifer lully knows about brav braving the cold. she's an a vid runner. ; i can't remember if i ran be below 0. but i have run in pretty cold cold weather. ; reporter: she has advice on what to wear during the coldest week of the year.
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; reporter: that means no cotton cotton. wool or polyester that draw the moisture away from you. depending on what you wear sometimes less is more. ; believe it or not you don't want to over dress either. if you sweat a bit and stop you're going to get really cold because you'll be wet. ; reporter: protect your head, toes and fingers. ; dynamic stretches. ; reporter: and always keep moving. an issue david chen has never had. ; i do dancing for some people. ; reporter: he works at liberty tax service on memorial avenue. he's on the corner 5 days a week 8 hours a day. ; i put on 2 pair of everything. socks t-shirt. 2 pair of coats, gloves, hats. ; reporter: layers matter. and so does what you put on the inside. ; hot coffee and a sandwich. and that's the best thing to keep you warm.
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advice make sure to wear something water proof or that the rain is not going to get through. just as a last offense between you and the cold weather. mark. ; anchor: the halifax historical society has to change the plans for the crossing of the dan weekend. the commemoration of the revolutionary war draws hundreds to the area. the heavy rain that fell last week flooded the area and it's still a public safety concern. leaders with the historical society say not to worry there will be plenty to do. charges are pending against a driver involved in a crash. the driver of this minivan was turning left into ec glass high school when it got hit by another car. that driver didn't have a license. nobody was hurt. working to get more information. as soon as we know more you will too.
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for city council in the may elections. gillette has been a council member for 12 years and a mayor for 4. he plans to stay in hill city and remain involved. johnson is the only other council member who announced he won't run again. planning to run for treasurer instead. presidential candidates shifted their focus to south carolina. not everyone on the gop side is going. chris christie and carly fee or orina bowed up. donald trump says if he wins in south carolina everyone else will drop out. ; if we win here after winning bag in new hampshire. we're going to run the table and make america great again that i can tell you. ; anchor: bernie sanders sent a message saying this country is supposed to be a nation of fair fairness. and hillary clinton reassured
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she's a fighter. clinton and trump are heading into south carolina as front run runners double digit leads. in richmond the house approv approved 3 bills. that approval came despite heavy criticism from a national gun control group. the legislation will expand gun permit reciprocity agreements virginia has with other states. that would allow more out of state permit holders to legally carry guns in virginia. it would prohibit people subject to protective orders from carry carrying firearms. and require police presence at gun shows for voluntary background checks. the james river association is going to challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash water into the river. they will move forward with a
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last month by the state water control board. deminion power is seeking to dis discharge 300 million gallons of waste water into the james. deminion is discharging the water as it moves to close coal ash impoundments and power plants. the virginia senate passed a bill that would prevent drivers from being charged with wreck wreckless driving going 11 miles per hour above the speed limit. 80 miles per hour to 85 miles per hour. the law applies to anyone going goingent 21 miles per hour over the speed limit or 80 miles per hour. virginia raised the speed limit for highways to 70 miles per hour in 2010. and supporters of the measure said drivers going 81 shouldn't face potentially harsh penalties penalties. the justice department says
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run amuck for years. the feds intend to do something about it. the mayor says the city can't live up to the negotiated term terms. ; the agreements we know we can't live up to. it serves no one's purpose for us to fail. ; anchor: for months the justice department negotiated a deal with the city for reforms for police force and court system. the city council voted to change the terms of that deal that prompted the doj filing today. city officials say they have not seen the lawsuit and will comment tomorrow. 2 hart ford county sheriff's deputies shot in maryland have died. that incident happened at a pan panera 11:45 this morning. one deputy went in the building and encountered a suspect who had a gun. he fired at the deputy hitting him and took off.
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contact with him and was also shot. 2 other deputies opened fire killing the suspect at the scene scene. the officers who fired their weapons have been placed on administrative leave. one deputy had 16 years on the force. the other 30 years. supporters and proponents of beyonce's. the hashtag boycott beyonce gathered steam following the appearance on the super bowl half time show . ; anchor: many supporters of the movement say the new song formation is anti-cop. a post og event bright called her performance a race baiting stunt. a protest at the nfl's headquarters on february 16th. that sparked calls for beyonce supporters to hold a counter pro protest.
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he passed away at the age of 97. plus how much money your family could be saving thanks to lower gas prices. and. ; there's no excuse for operate
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; anchor: doctors call what and dennis carter. award winning coverage you can count on. ; anchor: allen huddle ston the last of the bedford boys passed away today. he was 97. marissa you spoke with one of his best friends. ; reporter: it's a sad day for bedford and a sad day for us all all. we know it's hard for those
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i spoke to a dear friend of his tonight. robert keys say allen huddle ston was like a brother. ; he was a good man always. ; reporter: they've been friends since 1946 meeting through the military. ; i went with a brother to bedford to join up with company 8. that's when we would meet. ; reporter: allen was an a vid photographer. ; he had his own photo shop on west main. ; reporter: allen went to serve in the second world war. allen suffered a broken ankle that kept him from the beaches of normandy on d day. ; he said if i hadn't broke my ankle 2 weeks before d day i would have lost my life on the beach. ; reporter: allen was devastated when he rejoined company a and didn't recognize anyone. ; when he told me that i could
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made me want to cry with him. ; reporter: in the 70 years that robert knew allen he said he was nothing but a class act. ; all the years i knew allen man. he was a nice gentleman all the time. i tried to ask god every morning to give him strength to get through every day. me. i shall miss him greatly. ; reporter: in a statement the president of the national d day memorial told us that they are very saddened by allen's passing and his contributions to the war effort will not be forgotten. ; anchor: he was so well respect respected and loved. ; reporter: he was. two coneys or two burgers, and two tots and two drinks. -yeah. -it's like i'm seeing double. speaking of double. look. (yells) you guys wanna hang out sometime? oh, man. i think i nailed it. now two can eat for $9.99 all month long.
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i think you're going to like it. warmer weather moving in for next week. here are the specifics you're going to see. february 17th through the 20th going to see warmer than normal temperatures with highs in the 50s and 60s. we're finally going to get out of the cold spell. looking closer to the end of the month the 21st and the 26th the temperatures will be near normal to warmer than normal. one thing that we are going to have to watch closely for early next week is the 15th and the 16 16th. this is just after valentine's day and a monday and tuesday a mix of rain sleet and snow will be possible. this doesn't look like a major winter storm locally. the heaviest precip is to the east. there could be a possible accum accumulation. we will keep you updated for this on monday and tuesday if we
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ice and snow. 22nd and 23rd a monday and tuesday a chance for rain. we have very cold weather now. area of low pressure to the north. around it seeing all this cold air funneling into virginia. that is going to persist through the weekend. where you see the areas of pink this is showing the coldest temperatures employ temperatures in the teens. for friday we get into the blue. see the colder weather retreat retreating to the north. the coldest air is going to be building down for sunday morning we're going to see the coldest weather with single digit lows. next week we'll start to see the warm up kicking in by tuesday, wednesday and thursday. for tomorrow teens in the morning. below freezing all day tomorrow for most of us. 20s at lunch time in the sunshine. 28 at noon.
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the rest of the area tomorrow watching us from south side briefly make it above freezing tomorrow. going to be a frigid day. not as windy as we had today. notice the wind from the west. apmad ox 34. your 7 day forecast shows 31 tomorrow. and briefly above freezing on friday. that may be the best day for the outdoor plans. much colder weather for the weekend. saturday and valentines day sunday 20s for highs. saturday night and sunday morning. then watching for you closely on monday and into tuesday there will be the potential for a winter storm to our east along the coast. we'll have to monitor for you if we get that rain sleet and snow in our area and accumulation. stay with us for the newest info info. ; anchor: the average household is expected to pocket 320
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thanks to the plunging gas price prices according to the energy information administration employ the average price of gas for the entire year is forecast to be 1.98 a gallon. that's the lowest since 2000. the eia will expect prices to climb. the average is depected to peek at $2 in the summer june through august. college doctors and professors say we're raise egg
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; anchor: the drop out rate among college freshmen is rising rising. and some education experts have a theory on why. ; children today are far more anxious and they have fewer cop coping skills. this is a new phenomenon. ; anchor: experts say too many young people don't know how to organize time and solve problems on their own.
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association shows students feel feeling overwhelmed stressed and anxious. what can parents do to help? one doctor says families need to spend less time on screens. don't forget the importance of scheduling chores and homework. ; anchor: now a stunning medical error. a mom says she thought her new newborn was taken for a routine check up. it was instead taken for surgery surgery. they learned there was a terrible mistake. a doctor performed a surgical child. hysterically. essentially they took our child who was 100% healthy and took him out of the nursery and cut his mouth. ; anchor: medical records show it was a frenectomy where they cut underneath the tongue so it moves better for children
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the hospital can't comment on the case due to privacy laws. the doctor did apologize but that the hospital still billed them for the procedure. ; reporter: sports is next. we have highlights of the show down at randolph between the wild cats and lc hornets. to so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone you're looking for, a network that's built to give you coverage way out here where the other guys don't, and 6 gigs for only $40 a month. that's a lot less than verizon and at&t. so, why on earth would you ever go with one of those other guys? switch to u.s. cellular now
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plus get $300 back.
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; reporter: hi everybody we begin with the hill city rivalry rivalry. the wild cats home in the rad center taking on lynchburg college. hornets won the first meeting by 13. randolph a run in the half 14 at the break. back came the hornets. burnet got hot from 3 point land land. drilling 6 for the game. midway at the half. the game put the wild cats back on top before alex graves again
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graves scored 17 on the night. josh froined had a big game for randolph. 13 points. lc down 3. final seconds. burnet to send it to over time. the shot won't go down. wild cats hang on for the 61-58 win. ; you know i thought we got better today. trending it's important. that win is big for us heading into the season games. ; we knew we could and did. seal them out to win the game. ; the way we played the first half was not like lynchburg basketball. it was not okay. terrible basketball. we'll fix that and be back. ; anchor: roanoke edged washington and lee. high school action in halifax county the blue comments battled the wild cats. jimmy smith junior fired from long range.
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durant driving to the hoop for the lay up. on the other hand morrison lay up rejected by womble junior. halifax took off. off the turn over. dibs through traffic for the duce. big night with an uncontested basket. smith 23. the comets second streak. amherst got 15. and a win over gretna. perimclure roles over a win. eugene banks spoke to the lynchburg sports club. the duke hall of famer led the scoring in senior year in 19 eighty-one. so i had to ask banks what's up weapon the blue devils this season. 18 and 6 over all. ; a lot of it is spirit. they got a lot of young young players.
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and get it down. by them not having a mirror in there being the general. that hurs a lot. they're going to get the system down and do very very well. ; reporter: 24 year old mat allen worked with buckingham county football.
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that will do it for sports we're here in vineland, new jersey where progresso light soups are made, we'll never give up our cheddar, our cream, and especially our bacon. so we figured out a way to add rich ingredients like this into 22 light soups, all with 100 calories or less per serving.
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; anchor: bundle up the little ones. very cold in the morning and probably not going to spend that much time outside in the morning morning. quick journey from the car into the buildings. teens in the morning. it's the wind that you're going to notice. not going to be overly windy. that's not going to feel friend friendly. tomorrow afternoon a high of 30. 7 day forecast shows the coldest
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