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and we're going to need to have our umbrellas and boots with us. >> george: and a coat. we're going to see the rain picking you will overnight tonight. we're a live look at lynchburg. we're looking at route 460 around liberty. not bad right now, but it will get wetter overnight. when you wake up in the morning, evening is going to be wet from the rain, so the roads will be wet in the morning. there's additional showers in martinsville, danville, and southside with additional rain in the carolinas and tennessee. if you're getting your family ready for school in the morning, it's highly likely it will be raining towards 7:00 a.m. >> mark: tonight lynchburg learned about its ups and downstairs and outlook for 2016 in the state of the city. marissa para is live with the
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this year was very different. >> reporter: it certainly was a unique address at city hall tonight. mayorly mayorly -- mayor gillette and johnson both said that they will not be running next year. >> it is a bittersweet moment to deliver my final state of the city address. >>reporter: he seemed to look back at his time fondly. >> many of our departments have received accoladed. >> reporter: he addressed the poverty rate. he said that such issues aren't solved overnight. >> none of the victories of 2015 were accomplished within
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none of the challenges of 2016 have arisen instantaneously. >> reporter: before closing, the vice mayor addressed his own family issues and the toll his office took on his son. >> they didn't ask to be in the spotlight. i didn't think there was no spotlight serving in the community. >>reporter: his son, caesar johnson, jr. had his own run-in with the law when he made a bomb threat from his father's ipod. they both expressed grad attitude to each other and the city is. >> i want to thank you all. from the bottom of my heart. >> reporter: the public city council election for our new mayor and vice mayor will be held in may. we'll find out who'll take their places in july once city council members make the final
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we have the coverage for you here. >> mark: this afternoon, charleta mason announced her run, and billingsley also announced that he's running for independent on helgeson's seat. and purrrow is running for his ward four seat. tonight in bedford county, a board of supervisors is on record. the school leaders decided to approve $44 million for a new middle school. now they hope to move forward with the design and break ground in november. the goal is to have it done for the 2018 school near.
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center of a string of break-ins isn't in the clear. so far there have been $10. the homeowner says that it happened in broad daylight. he had been aware of the break-ins and took extra practice cautions to lock his doors, but that wasn't enough. >> that's where they kicked it in. i was gone no longer than 30 minutes. my tv was gone and my speakers were all off the walls. jewelry. all that's gone. >> mark: police were at his house today. we spoke to them tonight. they tell us it's an ongoing investigation. they won't provide any details at this time. a grand jury indicted skylar lewis for gang activity
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assault and battery by a mob. lewis was taken in custody friday night without incident. >> tonight the state supreme court denied the appeal of a man convicted of killing of alexis murphy. her aunt tells her the commonwealth's attorney told her the news about randi taylor today. taylor is behind bars, but murphy's body was not been found. taylor was sentenced to two life terms. >> police say a man went on a shooting rampage in the middle of his shift as an uber driving >> it's intentional, deliberate, cold. this was not a momentary lapse. >> mark: jason dalton is accused of shooting eight people in three different locations in kalamazoo, michigan. and it's reported that he
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between those shootings.uber confirmed that dalton passed the background check. investigators say he admitted he took peoples' lives. a new bill passed in the senate courts of justice committee would require local police departments to include any police involved shooting. it would include any shootings that resulted in a serious or fatal injury and whether they were ruled justified or not justified. the legislation was prompted by a report of shootings that were not identified as officer involved. the bill now heads to the full senate for consideration. the general assembly has given final approval to legislation that would allow concealed weapon permit
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in the state. the compromise by the governor and republicans passed the senate. it would expand the reciprocity agreements virginia has with other states. and it would prohibit people subject to a protective order from carrying firearms. it would require police at gun shows for voluntary background checks. governor mcauliffe is expected to sign that into legislation later this law. >> a woman crashed and her baby was thrown from the car. cruz was driving and tried to change lanes. she overcorrected, and hit a guard rail. her ten month old was taken to the hospital with injuries. she is facing multiple
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the d.m.v. is looking for people for traffic safety grants. applications must support the primary transportation safety goal of the state, which is reducing the number of deaths and serious injuries from traffic crashes. if you want to apply for the deadline, it is sunday. we have more information at wset.com. the campaign trail is heating up. >> i'm incredibly grateful to you because we're in this together. >> mark: now hillary clinton and donald trump are leading the pack.
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woman who's scared about her [chanting] >> mark: governor john kasich faced protesters. he told a crowd that many women left their kitchens for him back in his state senate race back in 1968. it gave hillary clinton and donald trump a big boost towards their parties' nominations. >> thank you, nevada. >> hillary clinton and donald trump are barrelling toward
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trump with a victory in the south carolina primary. and clinton with a modest win over bernie sanders. >> we're incredibly grateful to you and we're in this together. >> reporter: clinton won 76% of the african-american vote in the nevada caucuses and heads into the south carolina primary with nearly a 30-.-point lead. for trump, it's his second lopsided win. that leaves marco rubio and ted cruz to scrap for second place. >> every single day, something comes out of the cruz campaign that's untrue and deceptive. >> we'll conduct this campaign integrity. >> reporter: sanders hopes to win over some of clinton's black supporters with the
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asked if he still has a chance for an upset, he was emphatic. >> the answer is yes-e-sy-e-s. >> mark: you have until 5:00 p.m. to submit a request to the registrar's office to get a ballot for the march prime election. absentee ballots must be returned by march 1st to be counted. and you can vote absentee in person until february 27th. if you spend enough money at amazon, you get free shipping, but they raised the new amount. you have to spend $49 before they ship the order for free. it was previously $39.
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impacted. grab the umbrellas and
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it is about to get colder and >> george: we're going to jump straight intoo it and update you on the rain headed in our next. in the next few hours, we'll see light rain and drizzle. you can see the rain increasing in pittsylvania county. a dot of yellow indicating heavier rain, as well as near danville. what we're tracking is this huge blob of rain in the north and northeast. this means the rain is moving in from the south. it's going to be a 100 percent chance of rain overnight. everything is going to be wet in the morning. we're not going to have issues with any icy roads. temperatures are in the
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we may see upper 30s overnight, but we're not going to see icy road issues. virginia tech, 41 and 46 in danville. here's the summary. now-2:00 a.m., the rain is beginning. a 100 percent chance of rain for tuesday morning. the bulk of the rain on tuesday is going to fall during the morning. then the rain is going to kick back up again on wednesday. we'll see heavy rain. it's possible we could see a few thunderstorms on wednesdayal we'll have to watch some of these. a few thunderstorms could be strong. we'll keep you updated. and rainfall totals in the 1-3 inch range. this is going to be a good soaking rain. you can see all this green moving in. as you're headed to work, you'll be driving in rain. light-moderate rain on
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and lunchtime, tuesday at noon, most of the rain, the heaviest of the rain has finished. however light showers are possible anywhere. and during the afternoon, not a complete soaker, but we'll see rain across the heart of virginia. then the rain is going to crank back up again tuesday night-wednesday. coming in from the south. the heaviest of the rain is going to arrive on wednesday. and if we get strong storms, temperature. if we see temperatures closer to 60 degrees, we could see strong storms. the strongest of the storms are going to stay to our south. as far as rainfall totals, i think tomorrow afternoon, a lot of us in the 0.5-1 inch rain.
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rainfall amounts. we'll stay above freezing tonight with lows in the 30s and upper 40s. temperatures are barely going to change. cloudy and school all day with highs in the mid-40s. your as a matter of fact. the rain is going to ending morning. cool and dry. pleasant for your weekend with highs in the 50s. >> mark: u.v.a. medical center
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help kids what's all this nonsense about balls? pink balls, blue, yellow, red. it's hard to keep the whole thing straight. and all these so-called deals? well, they come with a lot of deal breakers. like when you leave the city the signal goes weak. u.s. cellular built a network to give you a stronger signal where the other guys don't. and as for deals? how's $300 back for every line you switch? $300! no ball nonsense. get $300 per line and a stronger signal,
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>> mark: a consumer alert tonight involving lumber liquidators. the c.d.c. is issuing a warning regarding the chemicals in the laminate flooring once sold to customers. >> i'm living in space that can make me sick. >> mark: the c.d.c. says the risks are three times as
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for terry thompson, tests on her home showed that she's getting 3.5 times the recommended exposure to formaldehyde. lumber liquidators believes that is an overestimatation. u.v.a. medical center is getting $250,000 to help kids fight cancer. the money is coming from a charity called alexis lemonade stand. a u.v.a. professor says they're working on treatments that are more targets, which means they go after the cancer directly and have fewer side effects. >> these kind of innovative
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the foundations are critical. >> mark: well, and the reason they don't usually get federal funding is because those treatments are not yet proven, but that professor says if they work, they could make a big difference. >> it's engineer's week and your kids can take part in the seismic shakeup challenge. areva and vector space are hosting it to coincide with vector space's new location downtown. students will build new structures and test them on earthquake shaker schedules. you can get more information at wset.com. sports is next. we'll see you won the a.c.c. battle. and virginia taking on the hurricanes.
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virginia up to a tie for third in the country in this week's a.p. poll. they played in miami. they're second in the league behind north carolina. virginia got within two. wilkins, rebound, bucket, and the foul. and there's a foul call on miami. and the coach can't believe it. he wanted traveling. and reid had a big game for miami with 29 points. and miami holds on 64-61. virginia's troubles on the road continue. games. the o.d.a.c. women's tournament began tonight. randolph took bridgewater to
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number 12 holland lost at eastern mennonite 71-57. and high school regional action at e.c. glass. the hilltoppers faced the wood grove wolverines. the baseball passed and bucket ran the lead. and boden drilled a three. 24-22 wood grove at the break. and after trouble kept him on the bench for most of the first half, knox took glass. and knox buries three in the corner to give glass its first lead. and jones led everybody with 24. gilbert had another big game for the toppers, racking up 15 points. e.c. glass outscores wood grove by 21.
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64-45. toppers play louden county. >> kids are kids. so when these the fall go in with us, that starts to create momentum. >> reporter: and in four a fleming won. and lord botetourt beat -- to your any ashby. and floyd county rounded dan river. and timberlake won big over faith christian roanoke 77-33.
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>> mark: all right. one final check of the forecast. >> george: it's going to be raining in the morning. it's a 100 percent chance that you'll need your umbrella for tomorrow. we'll be in the upper 30s near 40 at 7:00.
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