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3 3 this week, it's the early presidential contest switch. nat hillary clinton we just won nevada it's the democrats turn in the deep south while the republicans are now out west in nevada for tomorrow's caucuses.sot donald trump 16:35:35 we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! this morning, donald trump is still riding high after his big weekend win in south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates, winning evangelical voters.sot trump "you know, i didn't know i was going to win by that much. and we won by a lot./// that was sort of record-setting stuff." the gop pack is down to 5 contenders...jeb bush out. the two cuban- american freshman senators left to battle it out to become the trump alternative. sot ted cruz 17:48:26 donald trump has demonstrated that he has a relatively high floor of support but he's also got i think a ceiling. nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina. she's already focused on the super tuesday states like texas where she rallied over the weekend.sot clinton"some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other"
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for bernie sanders in greenville, south carolina. he got some celebrity help from actor danny glover. sanders is working to court the black vote...which lead to an awkward, luke warm reception at this predominantly african american church.(kenneth standup close) tomorrow night, sanders and clinton will hit the stage for a democratic town hall at the university of south carolina. the republicans are spending today rallying in nevada where the latest poll has trump leading by 26 points. kenneth moton, abc news washington 3 pattie today the supreme court will be back in session following the death of one of their own. thousands gathered in washington saturday morning to say goodbye to supreme court funeral services were held at the "basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception". the late justice's son, paul scalia, delivered mass for his father. scalia's longtime friend, justice clarence thomas, also spoke at the service.
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week, during a visit to texas. he was 79 years old. 3 mona today, lynchburg's mayor michael gillette and vice mayor ceasor johnson are set to give the annual state of the city address. it will happen at 7 this evening in the city hall chamber. there, the mayor is set to recognize a number of citizens for their work in the community. this will be the last state of the city address for the mayor and the vice-mayor, since they recently announced that they would not be seeking re- election. 3 3 3 overall, monday will be cloudy and cool with patches of drizzle all thanks to a wedge of high pressure. temperatures hover in the upper 40s and lower 50s. rain begins to develop later tonight with lows falling into the upper 30s to near 40. you'll need the umbrella tuesday and wednesday. rain will be here just in time for your tuesday morning commute, and will continue throughout the day. we may get a little break from the rain later in the day. temperatures stay in the 40s for tuesday. a low pressure system will develop and move from the lower mississippi valley into the great lakes, bringing heavy rain to the
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3 mona tight3 henry county investigators say one man is behind bars and the other is on the run following a
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10:45 a.m. on saturday, a call came in from a man saying he'd been shot in the leg and was in route to the memorial hospital of martinsville. we're told that man was treated and released. now, deputies say 38-year-old jason lewis white is charged with attempted malicious wounding and firearms charges. he's in the henry county jail without bail. invetstigators are still looking for this man.. 38-year- old danny eugene henley. he's charged with malicious wounding and other gun related charges as well. if you have any information, contact the henry county sheriff's office. 3 3 pattie this morning, residents of kalamazoo county, michigan are trying to come to grips with the shooting spree that left 6 people dead and 2 others wounded. authorities say a man randomly opened fire at three locations on saturday. this is one of the scenes -- near a cracker barrel restaurant. the other locations were a car dealership and a townhome community.(undersheriff paul matyas/kalamazoo county sheriff's office) "we have multiple people dead. in summary, what it looks like is we have somebody driving finding people and shooting them dead in their tracks."
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five people were shot oustide the cracker barrel.. and four of them died. two people were killed at the dealership. the townhome community. 3 3 mona and this morning we are learning more about the suspect in that michigan shooting rampage. police say that man - jason dalton - was working as an uber driver at the time he allegedly shot 8 people across kalamazoo county.pattie a man who says he was an uber passenger of dalton's before the shooting started is speaking out --- saying he warned authorities. walter smith- randolph has more. 3 matt mellen is counting his lucky stars this morning.... (mellen/1:05:40) "pretty scary ordeal. especially to be so closely involved with it. i'm just happy i'm safe."mellan was a passenger in alleged gunman jason dalton's car while he was working as an uber driver before allegedly opening fire on 8 people across kalamazoo county.mellen says dalton was acting strange. (1:06:30) "he introduced himself with a different name than what jason was that comes up for uber."sitting in the back of that chevy equinox was
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a mile from my 3 house and then he got a telephone call and after he got that telephone call he started driving really erratically. we were running stop signs."dalton allegedly hitting 80 miles an hour down west main avenue while sideswipping cars.(1:00:34) "we were driving through medians, driving through the lawn, speeding along and when we came to a stop, i jumped 3 out the car and ran 3 away."mellen says that's when he called police.(1:01:10) "he wouldn't stop. he just kind of kept looking at me like-don't you want to get to your friend's house and i'm like i want to get their alive."once he got to his friend's house, he told his fiance what happened.she posted this warning so others wouldn't be harmed.(1:05:54) "we posted the picture on facebook just so our friends wouldn't get in the car with him if they had to take an uber that night."mellen says he jumped out of dalton's car
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police believe dalton opened fire at the meadows townhomes around 6 o'clock before allegedly shooting 7 more people between 10 o'clock and 10:30.(1:04:47) "i'm upset because i tried contacting uber after i had talked to the police saying that we needed to get this guy off the rode." another newschannel 3 viewer posting this uber notification saying she was scheduled for a pickup by dalton at 11:19---by that time, 6 people already gunned down.walter: "and you said through this whole time he was suprisingly calm? mellen: yea, yea surprisingly calm because i was freaking out." 3 mona tight3 the kalamazoo county prosecutor says that formal charges will be brought against dalton today. 3 pattie tight the woman at the center of a debunked rolling stone article about a gang rape at uva has been ordered to answer questions
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civil suit. the daily progess in charlottesville says a federal judge ordered the woman, identified only as "jackie," to submit to a deposition in the case on april 5th. the judge also set an october 11th trial date for the case.. which is expected to last two weeks. uva administrator nicole eramo sued rolling stone and the article's author for defamation, saying the article cast her as - quote "chief villain." the article said seven men raped jackie in a fraternity initiation. but the magazine retracted the piece after jackie's claims proved implausible. 3 pattie singer kesha's dealing with a pretty tough situation right now... she made an appearance in court on friday in her effort to be released from her contract with sony music. for some two years.. the pop star has been in a legal battle with her former producer... and unable to record new music. she claims "dr. luke" abused her physically and emotionally for more than a decade. he denies those claims, saying the singer is lying to destroy his reputation. fans of kesha showed support for the singer outside of the
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but the judge denied her request.. saying that she should just work with a different sony music producer. pattie tight and we just learned this morning, that taylor swift is reaching out to kesha. swift just donated 250 thousand dollars to kesha, to show her support. 3 mona still to come on good morning virginia... a man in florida man got the worst news of his life right after winning a trip to the daytona 500. while the prognosis was grim, we'll tell you why he now has a smile on his face. details just ahead.
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3 3 3 please be careful on the morning commute as you may be dealing with areas of fog. overall, monday will be cloudy and cool with patches of drizzle all thanks to a wedge of high pressure. temperatures hover in the upper 40s and develop later tonight with lows falling into the upper the umbrella tuesday and wednesday. rain will be here just in time for your tuesday morning commute, and will continue throughout the day. the rain later in the day. temperatures stay in the 40s for tuesday. a low pressure system will develop and move from the lower mississippi valley into the great lakes, bringing heavy rain to the area for wednesday. we'll be too warm for anything but rain, but totals of 1-3" will be possible. highs will be near 50 on wednesday. skies begin to slowly clear on thursday, with highs in the mid 40s. we'll be dry and cool with temperatures in the 40s friday through sunday. 3 pattie it was the best news and the worst news for one nascar fan in florida who entered a contest to win
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actually won them.3 pattie it was the best news and the worst news for one nascar fan in florida who entered a contest to win daytona 500 tickets... and actually won them.mona
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up those tickets, he discovered he had inoperable, lung cancer. but, despite that frightening news, he was in for a nice surprise. laura harris explains. 3 this is where ron springstead is supposed to be this weekend. but instead he has to stay home in holiday "what year mustang is that? 64.5" remembering the days when he used to drag race himself. "well he's got your ford and he's got your chrysler." a time he and his wife of 40 years say was easier? recently things have been tough. so he decided to try his luck at our daytona 500 giveaway. "my older brother is a nascar fan too? and then i called my brother. i had already talked to him that day to talk to him about this crap and i said? you're not going to believe this > the "crap" ron is talking about is lung cancer? inoperable. "this right bronchial tube is pretty much completely blocked? so
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lung." 3 diagnosed just months after he quit smoking. and just a couple days before he found out he won the race tickets. and with radiation starting soon for this 50 year nascar fan his dream of seeing team penske hit the track at daytona? was impossible. he gave the tickets back... when we found out why.. we had to do something! "hey ron? it's brad keselowski. we're sorry you couldn't make it to the daytona 500 but i wanted to let you know i really appreciate you being a fan of ours? go kick some cancer ass? and we'll see you at a race real soon. wow that's really nice." that's nascar driver brad keselowski himself? one of ron's favorites 11:38:53- 11:40:08 "he wanted you to know that they just really appreciate you?
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unbelievable"3 3 pattie still to come on good morning virginia... a set of twins in california say they have a system when it comes to playing the lottery...and it paid off big time. the full story in the next half hour of gmv. 3 mona but first, here's a look at the most viewed news stories this morning on wset dot com. many of you were reading about how the former dan river plant continued to burn over the weekend. also, many of you are logging on to read about how a leesburg man is sharing a touching note he received from a starbuck employee. and students and alumni of a hair academy in lynchburg, gathered to raise money for a 7 year old boy battling cancer. be sure to log on to wset dot com...your source for abc 13 news anytime.
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3 good monday to you, let's get a check of your morning drive. please be careful on the morning commute as you may be dealing with areas of fog. overall, monday will be cloudy and cool with patches of drizzle all thanks to a wedge of high pressure. temperatures hover in the upper 40s and lower 50s. rain begins to develop later tonight with lows falling into the upper 30s to near 40. you'll need the umbrella tuesday and wednesday. 3 500 had a little bit of everything - spin outs, strategy, and the closest finish ever in the 58 year
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19, pole sitter chase elliott gets loose off turn four. he avoids the inside wall, but the infield does all the damage. elliott would finish 37th. final lap - matt kenseth in the 20 leading, denny hamlin running up on the high side, and then dives down to pass. a little touch, and kenseth wiggles loose. down the stretch to the line, it's a photo finish between denny hamlin and martin truex, jr! who wins? take a look...by one hundredth of a second, denny hamlin wins his first ever daytona 500. so here's how they finish. hamlin brings the title to joe gibbs racing for the first time in 23 years. kyle busch third, followed by harvick, carl edwards, joey logano, and kyle larson. kenseth saves it for 14th, jimmie johnson 18th. 3 dave intv the odac tournament gets underway tomorrow with first round games. lynchburg and roanoke both with first round byes. randolph's first round gamea is at the rad center tuesday at 7. on the women's side, roanoke hosts virginia wesleyan tonight, lynchburg with a bye. randolph hits the road today to face bridgewater in the first round. 3 dave 17-year old lynchburg boxer cole crumpler
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with a first round tko. he defeated jordan simmons in baton rough, louisiana. 4 of jordan's 5 wins have come by technical knockout. 3 dave lynchburg hornets lacrosse opening their home schedule against franklin and marshall. tied at 9 early in the fourth, lynchburg's austin stewart rolls into the slot, and fires the overhand blast! stewart with the sock trick - 6 goals in one game! minutes later, colin mcguire knocked down, but shoots as he's falling down,
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hornets go on to win 13-10. (man) this is where it all started. i received a call from our dispatch center. smoke was coming from a manhole, and that's not good. we entered the manhole. we discovered that the cables had been melted by the fire. we jumped in, we got to work, and in a little over eight hours, we had the power back on. hi, i'm john snyder, distribution system supervisor for appalachian power. it's my goal to keep the lights on and everything run smoothly, and no one even notices. (announcer) we may be a power company, but the true power in our communities
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we saw some wet but warm weather this weekend. over all it was pretty nice, temperature wise. on saturday we caught up with some folks at the starbucks on wards road who say they're just trying to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather while it lasts. shaquille cook, "it feels great i feel like i'm in california somewhere so you know it's really good when you can come outside and drink some coffee or some tea in the middle of february with your friends and havea good time and laught without worrying about pnuemonia. :11 mona tight others we spoke to hit the trails, got their cars washed and were planning to spend the remainder of their day outdoors. 3 3 3 overall, monday will be cloudy and cool with patches of drizzle all thanks to a wedge hover in the upper 40s and
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develop later tonight with lows falling into the upper 30s to near 40. you'll need the umbrella tuesday and wednesday. rain will be here just in time for your tuesday morning commute, and will continue throughout the day. we may get a little break from the rain later in the day. temperatures stay in the 40s for tuesday. a low pressure system will develop and move from the lower mississippi valley into the great lakes, bringing heavy rain to the area for wednesday. we'll be too warm for anything but rain, but totals of 1-3" will be possible. highs will be near 50 on wednesday. skies begin to slowly clear on thursday, with highs in the mid 40s. we'll be dry and cool with temperatures in the 40s friday through sunday. 3 3 pattie3 coming up in the next half hour of good morning virginia... a wreck in campbell county sent 5 people to the hospital... what
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facing charges. mona plus, talk about a scary moment... close to a hundred people got stuck on a ski lift in west virginia. now we are hearing from two
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3 3 mona tight state police say a multi-vehicle wreck in campbell county sent 4 adults and 1 child to the hospital - all with serious injuries. we now have video of the crash site sent in to us by viewer ashely hubbard. police say it happened on route 29 - just north of route 6-96 - around 3:40 p.m yesterday. an acura was traveling northbound when it slowed to make a left turn.. that's when police say the driver of a hyundai failed to
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acura.. forcing it into the southbound lanes where the car was hit again by another car we're told the driver of the acura, plus the drivers and passengers of the other vehicles were taken to lynchburg general with serious injuries. the driver of barrett, is charged with reckless driving. 3 pattie this morning we are hearing from two lynchburg teens who found themselves stuck on a ski lift along with close to 100 others during a skiing competition in west virginia.mona it happened saturday morning at the timberline resort in caanan county. the incident left at least 9 people injured and 2 hospitalized. courtney wheaton spoke with those local teens for their firsthand account. 3 they can all laugh about it now, but saturday's close call was nothing to smile about. alex showalter "i was like oh my gosh..oh my gosh this actually happening." lynchburg teens jette davidson and alex showalter were just two of hundreds of skiiers
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competing in the southern alpine racing championship-- until something went terribly wrong. sarah davidson, mom of jette "we had seen the chair lift that fallen to ground, we had seen the tower that fallen to the ground.. we had seen a safety bar that had broken off that was on the ground." one of the ski lifts malfunctioned leaving more than 100 skiiers stranded while others were forced to ground by the impact. alex showalter"some just got flung off lift and just him being flung off keeps playing over and over again in my head. luckily no one was seriously injured, but first responders tell abc news things could've been worse had the lift stalled further up the hill.. a scary thought for these teens.jette davidson "you thought while people were falling off one by one they could've hit a tree, broken a leg or something horrible could've happened." on the timberline resort facebook page.. officials say the cause of the malfunction is still under investigation and this is the first time something like this has happened in the resort's 30 year history. although the competition was cut short, all involved say
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safe and sound. sarah davidson, mom of jette " that was the moment when you knew they safe you're like ahh thank you yes so grateful because this could've been much worse." 3 pattie tight resort officials say an insurance investigator and lift engineers are trying to determine the cause of the failure. as for the skiing competition.. everything has been postponed to next weekend. jette's father, who is one of the coaches, says they will not be skiing at timberline this time around. 3 3 overall, monday will be cloudy and cool with patches of drizzle all thanks to a wedge of high pressure. temperatures hover in the upper 40s and lower 50s. rain begins to develop later tonight with lows falling into the upper 30s to near 40. you'll need the umbrella tuesday and wednesday. rain will be here just in time for your tuesday morning commute, and will continue throughout the day. we may get a little break from the rain later in the day. temperatures stay in the 40s for tuesday. a low pressure system will develop and move from the lower mississippi valley into the great lakes,
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area for wednesday. 3 3 mona tight firefighters in brookneal were back at the dan river plant after a small fire rekindled there. fire officials say excavators were there yesterday trying to drown the fire out. the blaze sparked inside the building nine days after a massive fire tore through the former plant. the building has still been smoldering since that fire - resulting in several 911 calls from concerned residents. but officials say that as of saturday, that was the first time crews actually found flames at the site since the initial fire. 3 pattie bill cosby's wife camille is scheduled to give
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suit against him this morning. the deposition is set for 9 o'clock, in springfield, massachusetts. eight women have sued bill cosby for defamation. they claim he portrayed them as liars, after they publicly accused him of sexually assaulting them. they're among 50 women who have leveled sexual misconduct allegations against cosby. he denies any wrongdoing. 3 mona the business partner of a florida teen -- accused of pretending to be a doctor -- is speaking publicly about a situation he says took him totally by surprise.pattie terri parker reports. 3 when undercover sheriffs deputies marched malachi love- robinson out of his clinic in handcuffs... his new business partner stood inside in shock...(perseus wells/fake doctor business partner) "i wanted to ask him, come on, come clean, is this true?" perseus wells says he thought love-robinson's claims of being a naturopathic doctor were legitimate... and his diplomas from colleges he claims he attended were
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several weeks ago asking questions...(perseus wells/fake doctor business partner) "i didn't have doubts. i had doubts when you first did the first interview with us."wells says love- robinson assured him he was a real naturopathic doctor, with a phd and and board certification to prove it... and he says the teen even got approved for medicaid(perseus wells/fake doctor business partner) "in order to take medicaid and all of these insurance's, you have to show proof and the proof have a doc number. and the doc number had to be valid. how did he get a doc number? how did he get this stuff?"tuesday, an undercover female deputy came in posing as a patient... and says love robinson took her blood pressure, put a stethoscope under her shirt, medicine... listening in on a wire... deputies moved in for the arrest(perseus wells/fake doctor business partner) "they came in with masks on, and put your hands on the table." wells says he couldn't sleep for two days. especially bothered by charges against love -robinson that he stole $3,000 from an 86 year old patient(perseus wells/fake fact that he is saying he robbed that old lady, that's what's bothering me, i couldn't think he would do that, i really couldn't."but for now, he's clinging to 3 a thin hope that his partner
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business partner) "i don't know whether he's lying or not, but if he is lying, the government needs to hire him, because he's good, 3 if he's lying." 3 mona tight the community came together to raise money for a little boy fighting a tough battle. alumni and students at lynchburg's sylvain melloul international hair academy offered 5 dollar haircuts in honor of milan payne, on saturday. the 7-year-old was diagnosed with brain cancer last month. he's already been through two surgeries and has a long road of chemotherapy ahead. his mother is a graduate of the cosmetelogy school.. and the school's leaders wanted to do something to help the family out. we're told they raised around a thousand dollars to help the family with their expenses.
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3 3 3 we're talking unsettled weather for the first half of the workweek. here's what to expect across the heart of virginia: please be careful on the morning commute as you with areas of fog. overall, monday will be cloudy and cool with patches of drizzle all thanks to a wedge of high pressure. temperatures hover in the upper 40s and lower 50s. rain begins to tonight with lows falling into the upper 30s to near 40. you'll need the umbrella tuesday and wednesday. rain will be here just in time for your tuesday morning commute, throughout the day. we may get a little break from the rain later in the day. temperatures stay in the 40s for tuesday. a low pressure system will develop and move from the valley into the great lakes, bringing heavy rain to the area for wednesday. we'll be too warm for anything but rain, but totals of 1-3" will be possible. highs will be near skies begin to slowly clear on thursday, with highs in the mid 40s. we'll be dry and cool with temperatures in the 40s
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3 pattie tight3 beer, burgers and lots of pool. dozens flocked to rivermont avenue for the 25th annual cavalier cup! the caveliar restuarant holds the pool tournament every year from november until february. sunday marked the last day of the competition. each year the cav partners with the lynchburg humane society to raise money for the shelter. the humane society also brings in some of their animals in hope of an adoption. pattie tight at last check, the cavelier had raised 26-hundred dollars for the organization. 3 mona speaking of food... a new zaxby's is set to open today the franchise will be opening their second location in our area. this one will be in forest, next to first bank & trust and across from bank of the james. this morning there will be a ribbon cutting at 10:15 and then the restaurant will officially open their doors at 10:30.
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>> patti: good morning it is monday february 22nd accident 2016. i'm 58. mobile home moan i'm mona thank you for starting your day with us. we saw a warm and wet weekend a week after snow. so, what is ahead? melissa is in the weather center, tracking the latest. what should we know? >> melissa: good morning, we will see everything this week. unsettled through wednesday and sunshine returns and temperatures begin to cool down. headed out the door now, light showers may greet you more in the drizzle category. we're seeing the over cast skies and temperatures holding in the 40s and 50s. 46 still in lynchburg. 50 in danville.
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46 in blacksburg. we saw dense fog over night. right now looking all right in lefrn burg and danville. 5 miles visibility in robeanoke. keep an eye out. not an issue. cloud and he cool as we kickoff the work week. temperatures where they are, upper 40s, lower 50s for your high. we have the wedge of high pressure influencing our weather. several disturbances increasing rain chances. we will time it out coming up. back to you. >> mona: victims of state approved sterilization will get more compensation as part of the effort to right wrong done to them. >> patti: from the 1900s to the 1970s. thousands were sterilized against their will. and the local attorney has been fight to get them what they

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