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michigan wolverine to the line. and he played there for two years, the national championship game. game. thanks for carrying me, fighting through my cold here today. much appreciate it. >> hubie: listen, we appreciate the fact you showed up today. because you're a gamer. like when you look at michael jordan, 82, 82, 82. that's you. >> mike: got to show up for work. great to see the cavaliers play so well. 115-92, thunder will inbound it here after the 24-second violation. love with 29 and 11. lebron, 25, 11 assists, 7 boards. durant, 26, westbrook, 20.
world news coming up . >> whitney: tonight we're hearing from two lynchburg teens who found themselves stuck on a ski lift along with close to one others in a skiing competition in west virginia. it happened yesterday morning at the timberline resort. the incident left at least nine people injured and two hospitalized. courtney wheaton joins us live with a firsthand look at those local skiers. >> reporter: teens said they had to watch as their teammates and friends were thrown to the ground. the images continue to replay in their minds. >> not really. >> reporter: they can all laugh about it now. but saturday's close call was nothing to smile about.
this is actually happening. >> reporter: jette davidson and alex walter were two skiers that were competing in the alpine championships. that is until something went wrong. >> we had seen the chair lifted. it had fallen to the ground. the tower had fallen to the ground. >> reporter: one of the ski lifts malfunctioned leaving skiers stranded while another one dumped riders to the ground. luckery, no one was seriously injured, but first responders say that it could have been worse. >> people were flying off one by one. they could have hit a tree. >> reporter: on the timberline resort facebook page, it says is the cause of the malfunction is under investigation and that this is
like this has happened in the resort's 30-year history. although the competition was cut short, they're happy to be home safe and sound. >> so grateful. this could have been much worse. >> reporter: resort officials say an insurance investigator and lift engineers were on the scene today trying to determine the cause of the failure. the skiing competition has been postponed to next weekend. >> whitney: all right. and we'll continue to keep you updated. tonight firefighters in brookneal are back at the dan river plant after a small fire rekindled there yesterday morning. excavators are there trying to drown that fire out. that blaze sparked inside the building just nine days after a massive fire tore through the planned. the building still had been smoldering since that fire, resulting in several 9-1-1 calls from residents.
crews found flames at the site since the initial fire. >> will: i'm will stafford. a pretty wide variation of temperatures out there. we made it up to 59 for lynchburg. and danville up to 68. hot springs made it to the 40s today. all depending on who good clouds, showers, and who did not. showers will end tonight and the clouds will remain. temperatures holding steady. outside, we have showers that are moving on through the area. we have one more batch in charleston, west virginia that needs to get through here. that will do so in the evening hours tonight. showers will continue this evening. clouds remain in overnight. and cool and cloudy on the way for monday. a cloudy view from our thaxton tower camera. the full forecast in just a little bit. >> whitney: thank you, will. at least six people were
indeed a shooting spree in kalamazoo county, michigan. a man opened fire at three locations yesterday. this is one of the scenes at a cracker barrel restaurant. the other locations were a car dealership and a townhome community. >> we have multiple people dead. it looks like we have somebody just driving around, finding people, and shooting them dead in their tracks. >> whitney: authorities say that five people were shot outside the cracker barrel, and four of them died. two people were killed at the dealership and one person was community. the suspect in custody is identified as 45-year-old jason dalton. ride service uber confirmed that dalton worked for their company. the company said that he had passed their background check but they did not confirm that
between those shootings. uber said they'll help in the investigation any way they can. and candidates are on the trail today just hours after voters in nevada and south carolina made their picks for president. and there's already new controversy. mary bruce breaks it down. rally. >> when you win it's beautiful. >> reporter: to campaign rally. georgia? >> reporter: donald trump back on the trail today and flying high after his big win in south carolina. >> you think you have this nomination in hand? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: but he's also getting heat from a tweet saying is that ted cruz and marco rubio are ineligible to be president. >> i have 14 million people on social media and we retweet things. >> reporter: marco rubio responded.
it's a game he played. >> reporter: they went after the g.o.p. frontrunner on foreign policy. and ted cruz took aim at trump's tax strategy. >> donald trump devotes all of his time and energy attacking me. >> reporter: and jeb bush, calling it quits. >> but kasich and carson vowing to stay in. >> is this a great night or what? >> hello. >> reporter: bernie sanders went straight to south carolina after coming in a strong second place. he told cbs that he's looking towards super tuesday. >> i think on super tuesday you'll see major victories. >> reporter: clinton won
ahead on "money talks news."de >> whitney: if your goals include improving your credit, you might have considered paying a pro for help. it might be good of a resist that. stacey johnson explains why. >> reporter: a high credit score, necessary for a good deal when you borrow and important when it comes to renting, getting insurance, and sometimes getting a job. some people try to repair their own credit and some go to professionals for their own help. some credit repair agencies
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odds are they're lying. go to moneytalksnews.com and do a search for credit repair. want that pay less taxes next april? check out my course, mastering your taxes. >> whitney: that stacy, always good advice. >> will: always good advice. >> whitney: today was a good day to stay inside. >> will: tomorrow will be a
tuesday and we >> will: it was a cloudy and cool day. and a lot of times on these cloudy can cool days, we get things like this. the temperature at 53 and the dew point at 53 as well. that means the air is completely saturated. visibility at two miles and less than that in the revoke valley. 1/4 visibility in some areas. hot springs, you can't see a thing. charlottesville, low visibility. and visibility a little better for the new river valley.
in the overnight hours tonight as things start to dry out. we're at 59 right now in danville. 54 roanoke. 48 hot springs. 52 blacksburg. farmville 58 degrees. the areas that saw a heavier rainfall had a flood watch issued. that will be in effect for until 7:00 this evening. the majority of the rain has slid by from those areas. also a few patches in buckingham and appomattox county as well. that will continue to slide down to the south. but watch one more band of showers toward the west for this evening, but then things should dry out. then our attention turns to this weather system that is organized towards dallas and houston. that will be here in the day on wednesday. the boundary is moving to the south tomorrow.
we'll be in a cool air wedge for monday. our next big rain event will be on wednesday as that area of low pressure continues around texas. the rain will come to an end overnight tonight. patchy fog and drizzle. a carbon copy on monday. some rain on tuesday would be heavy at times. we'll get a little bit of a break tuesday night before more rain comes into the area in the afternoon wednesday. and some of that rain on wednesday could be relatively heavy at times as well. thursday afternoon, we could see anywhere from 1-2 inches of rain depending on where these heavier rain band set up. this will fall in the form some rain. the snow will stay up towards the north. and we stand a decent chance
overnight lows, 42 lynchburg, 44 danville. 43, roanoke valley. tomorrow, 51 lynchburg. 51 alta vista, 51 bedford. southside in the mid-50s. and the roanoke valley in the lower 50s-upper 40s. seven days on the board. watch out for heavy rain tuesday-wednesday. we're drier by next weekend. >> whitney: thank you, will. singer kesha made an appearance in court yesterday in her effort to be released from her contract with sony music. for two years, the pop star has been in a legal battle with her label and said that her producer dr. luke, physically and emotionally abused. fans showed support for kesha outside the courthouse. the judge denied her request saying that she should work
>> cutting coffee could help you not develop a specific liver disease. two cups a day could help you from developing alcohol-related cirrhosis. alcoholism is the second most common cause of that condition in the u.s. but experts say coffee will never balance out all the negative effects of excess alcohol. some doctors also say more research is needed to confirm those studies. >> and now let's head over to dave. >> reporter: thanks, whitney. sports is next. it's every racing fan's favorite day. it's daytona day.
the closest f >> reporter: hi there, everyone. the daytona 500 had everything today. spinouts, strategy, and the closest finish ever in the 58 year history of the race. elliott started on the pole. he won the xfinity race yesterday. and elliott gets loose off turn four and avoids the inside wall. elliott finishes 47. and dale jr. loses it. he hit the wall nose-first. and dale would be okay, but the fans dale jr. has, i can't really say the same thing there. and hamlin running up high. he dives low and ken smith
and martin and truex junior. and this is the closest finish ever. take a look at the photofinish.hamlin gets the win. again the closest finish in 58 years of the daytona 500. >> i can't figure out what i did. so happy to get this win. >> reporter: so here's how they finished. hamlin, 1/100 of a second. kyle busch, third. kensmith 14th. johnson, 18th. what a ride. liberty men's basketball team dropped both teams in their home stand. the flames lost the radford on
against presbyterian. 79-73. coaches and players both went into a lackadaisical defensive attitude. >> i think we're being complacent, just thinking that all teams are going to shoot bad againstis and over the top. >> complacent, if that's the word that they use. it's hard to be complacent when it's emphasized in practice. we're going through stuff that we've never been through. we've not been in a conference championship. this week, we didn't pass that test. >> reporter: a different sort of test for the u.v.a. baseball team. on the road in carolina. haysley comes around the score. and cavs with the early 1-0 lead. the top of the 5th.
that one is going deep and it's not coming back to left center field. and u.v.a. is back on top 3-2. and michael piees loops it over the top. and bottom of the 8th, same score. man own second and one out. cook laces it. and the runner comes around the score and carolina pulls off the 5-4 win over u.v.a. the cavs open their home schedule on tuesday with v.m.i. and lacrosse. stewart into the slot, fires the overhand blast. hornets back on top. 11-10. and stewart, six goals in the game. hornets rolling late.