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again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal... again! 3 danner a live look at appomattox tonight... where people are recovering after a tornado ripped through earlier this week. plus... security concerns after many houses are left exposed.
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to keep the area safe.george 3 3 3 danner pots3 as people begin to assess the damage and recover what they can after the tornado hit appomattox county, several organizations are giving their support. gleaning for the world is one of those lending a helping hand . courtney wheaton joins us live with the latest on those efforts. courtney? 3 3 3 danner pots tonight new information coming in about what to do with the debris left behind from the tornado. don't take it to trash collection or convience centers. do take it to the appomattox county landfill. they've increased their hours to accommodate the need. the site is being staffed by the national guard and a regional hazmat national guard and staffed by the need. accommodate the hours to
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appomattox convience centers. trash collection or don't take it to from the tornado. debris left behind coming in about information tonight
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3 3 danner pots tonight new information coming in about what to do with the debris left behind from the tornado. don't take it to trash collection or convience
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appomattox county landfill. they've increased their hours to accommodate the need. the site is being staffed by the national guard and a regional hazmat team. sot: vicky phelps, "make sure that you secure your loads of debri in your vehicle with proper restraints just to avoid losing items on the roadway which can create a hazard."danner pots if you want to donate to help with relief efforts, all donations need to go to gleaning for the world in concord or the lynchhburg fire station. financial donations can be made to the american red cross, just be sure to specify it's for the appomattox disaster relief so the money stays local. more info on what they are looking for at wset.com 3 3 danner an appomattox mother is in tears tonight after the tornado took her son away, for the second time. samantha mccune lost her son
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tornado swept away her his urn. after an all day search, the mother was able to find bits and pieces of it, but so far ... no ashes. the funeral home tells her they were in a plastic bag with his name 3 on it. shes hoping someone,somewhere will find it. (:09) "it would mean the world. i would give them the biggest hug that i could. because he was 3 my baby." danner pots samantha says she'll continue to look for it, until her sons remains are found. 3 3 danner pots as people start to process what's happened, they're calling their insurance agencies. to try and make things easier for people, allstate has set up a mobile catastrophe center at evergreen baptist church. claims adjusters from various companies, including allstate, went door-to-door to start the claims process today. a lot of times people find out that natural disasters slip through the cracks in their policies, but
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generally wind damage is covered under basic home insurance policies. adjusters say there's a few things that people can do while they wait for adjusters to get to their houses. bryan heichale, claims service adjuster (:13) "start to prepare and call your insurance agency...those things out."danner pots if you're having 3 trouble getting in touch with your agent, most of the major companies have special catastrophe numbers available on their websites. 3 3 danner there are new security concerns for the folks who live in evergreen. access to that area is tightening up significantly. :18 lt. david cooper, virginia state police "starting tomorrow morning to get into this area you're gonna have to have a placard to get in. and that's for anybody coming in or out of here. that's family that's friends contractors volunteers anything going inside this restricted area
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you don't live there but you would like to help out ... and you are a friend of a family in evergreen ... then you need to reach out to those familes and ask them for one of those car placards. 3 3 danner pots we do want to pass along tonight that county officials say they have enough volunteers. due to the tremendous outpouring of support, no further volunteers are needed in appomattox at this time. only recovery volunteers from vetted and insured disaster relief agencies are being registered and deployed. and if you want to help, they say to check with an official relief organization. 3 danner pots an attempted burglary.. stopped in its tracks. the martinsville police department says they caught 44-year-old william garrett of sandy ridge, north carolina at the wild magnolias restaurant in martinsville this morning. police credit the business owner's security technology and working closely with them to create quick response. garrett is charged with several things -- including burglary. he's being held
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slave buildings on what had been a botetourt county plantation have been moved to a designated historic preservation area to make way for industrial development. house movers transported a kitchen house to a new spot, about a half-mile away yesterday, where county officials say it will be part of a 28-acre historic park in fincastle. the kitchen house had been where slaves once prepared meals for the owners of greenfield plantation -- according to the roanoke times. on tuesday, a log cabin once used as slave quarters in the mid- 1800s was moved to the same site. some are angry over the move though saying relocating will destroy their historic significance. 3 danner pots a safe harbor for employees. in two minutes, a new bill that could help prevent work place violence..// plus... a task force to combat the zika virus right here in virginia. 3 3 georgegood friday to you! we're looking forward to a great weekend ahead. no rain will occur until next week.the wind will tonight and
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20s by saturday morning. saturday afternoon will be cool and dry with partly cloudy conditions and less wind. highs will near 50. sunday will be warmer with highs in the mid 60s under a mostly sunny sky.we will see rain chances returning next week. a few showers are possible on monday and tuesday. highs will reach the 60s. heavier rain is likely by wednesday. looking ahead about 7 days, we could see a chance for snow on friday-it's too early to know specifics, but right now this doesn't look like a "plowable" event.
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3 danner3 today marks six months since two wdbj journalists were shot and killed on live tv. alison parker and adam
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bridgewater plaza in moneta when it happened. 3 danner pots the u.s. house is set to review a bill to protect employers who report violent behavior of former employees. congressman bob goodlatte introduced the measure in light of the wdbj shooting. if it passes, the bill would allow a current employer to pass along anything to do with violent behavior in the workplace to a potential employer *without* fear of legal action. "so individuals like this can't wind up with a new job where they terrorize a new group of people but instead hopefully get some kind of help that they need, mental 3 health counseling and so on." congressman goodlatte says wdbj was not given information that would "be useful" about the shooter, vester flanagan, also known as bryce williams. like, that he was fired from a florida news station prior to joining wdbj for threatening to "punch people
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employees," according to his former news director. 3 3 danner pots a statewide task force to combat the zika virus right here in virginia. the governor says it was created to guide preparedness efforts related to the virus. the virginia department of health will be leading the efforts. they'll be working with virginia localities on mosquito surveillance and control programs prior to the arrival of mosquito season in may. however, a state health official says the risk of the zika virus spreading in virginia is relatively low. 3 danner pots we have the new presidential standings poll just out by roanoke college. just ahead, a look at where they stand right here in virginia just days ahead of the state's primary. george 3 george
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3 georgegood 3 fri3 friday to you! we're looking forward to a great weekend ahead. no rain will occur until next week.the wind will finally decrease tonight and temperatures will drop below freezing. you can expect mid 20s by saturday morning. saturday afternoon will be cool and dry with partly cloudy conditions and less wind. highs will near 50. sunday will be warmer with highs in the mid 60s under a mostly sunny sky.we will see rain chances returning next week. a few showers are possible on monday and tuesday. highs will reach the 60s. heavier rain is likely by wednesday. looking ahead about 7 days, we could see a chance for snow on friday-it's too early to know specifics, but right now this doesn't look
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3 danner pots3 subway is adding antibiotic-free chicken to its menu. the company claims it beat out its fast- food rivals to become the first major chain to make the change in all stores. the antibiotic-free rotisserie-style chicken sandwich will be available on march first. mcdonald's announced a similar move a year ago, but is still working on implementation. chick-fil-a says it has now reached 23 percent of its goal to eliminate antibiotics, with full conversion expected by 20-19. 3 danner pots many of the contenders in this year's general election say they are "outisders." in two
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that continues to turn norm3 3 danner pots a new roanoke college poll says hillary clinton and donald trump hold the lead ahead of the virginia pimary. clinton leads bernie sanders 50 to 33 percent of likely voters.
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percent, while senators ted cruz and marco rubio are a close 15 to 13 percent, according to the poll. rubio fares better among those who perfer a candidate with political experience, with 29 percent of likely voters. roanoke college polled 466 likely republican voters and 415 likely democratic voters. 3 danner pots now on to the presidential campaigne ... where candidates are eager to distance themselves from being labeled a washington 'insider.' political experience in 2016 is squarely viewed by candidates as more of a liability than an asset.
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the presidential campaign ... where candidates are eager to distance themselves from being labeled a 'insider.' political is squarely viewed by candidates as more of a liability than an asset. kristine frazao 3 reports. 3 to one degree or another everyone still in the presidential race has laid claim to the notion of running as an outsider. signaling to voters they're not beholden to special interests, lobbyists or the moneyed hands of wall street.[donald trump - youtube] :30 "the hatred, the hatred and what it is, is establishment - because i'm not taking anybody's money." trt=:05[hillary clinton - youtube]sot: 17 "i can't imagine anyone as more of an outsider than as first woman president."trt=:03[bernie sanders po-93suin "they should be getting nervous. we have taken on the political establishment."trt=:04[ben carson - youtube]sot in :38 well about half the people didn't even know who i was." trt=:03ted cruz -youtube]3:44
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from across the potomac is the washington cartel in full terror."trt=:04masterful hyberbole, says political analyst michael fauntroy. [michael fauntroy - associate professor political science/howard university - ftp politics uploaded 2/23 "intv fauntroy zager]sot in: 5:23 "i actually don't think any of the candidates on either side can consider themselves to be anything other than insiders."trt=:05 [standup]"but if they're all insiders as fauntroy suggests -how does one explain donald trump and ben carson? they don't fit the strict definition of 'insider' as to having served in public office. neither has been elected and it's carson's first run any for office. trt=:15[michael fauntroy - associate professor political science/howard 2/23 "intv fauntroy sot in 5:49 trump standing developer that requires wall street."trt=:13 [butt to]in: 6:02 "ben [butt to]in 6:10 is still part of the fabric of the that he has been a path breaking neurosurgeon but fauntroy added, carson is in his view to an outsider. this is see it. [john mcduffie r-sot 2:00 " trump is an outsider, right? he has not trt=:03[phil bissohong i-sot 5:28 "the outsiders are trump and trt=:02 if a strict 'outsider' is applied only 4 of america's 44
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3 danner tonight -- a
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s on tonight, jennifer garner breaks her silence on her crumbling marriage, telling all about ben and the nanny and what she thinks about his giant back tattoo. struggling with the pain of the scandal, but would she take him back? out why they're still living on the same property. behind the scenes kelley
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