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j.c. whitlock 3:01:06 i saw smoke rolling up where the fire trucks are parked down there. a deadly train crash in roanoke county is under investigation. what neighbors are saying. # the trial for a group of alleged gang members accused of killing a waynesboro police officer is underway. what to expect in court as we enter the second day of jury selection.### good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. today is ground hog day and the people of punksutawney, pennsylvania are ready for their annual event. as the legend has it, if the ground hog sees his shadow winter will last another six
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since 19-88, phil has been right thirteen times.... but wrong fifteen times. last year, the groundhog saw his shadow. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina?### tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s
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possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the time now for your timesaver
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the race for the white house is narrowing... after the iowa caucuses. ted cruz is the winner for the republicans. donald trump came in second... and marco rubio a close third. as for the democrats it was a tight race... bernie sanders says it looks like he's in a virtual tie with hillary clinton. meanwhile.. democrat martin o'malley... and republican mike huckabee ended their campaigns. we'll have more on this story in our next half hour.. we also have developments on our website wsls dot com. # this morning we're learning new details about a deadly crash between a train and a work truck in roanoke county. it happened monday afternoon near the spring hollow reservoir access road. one person died, another remains in the hospital. wsls 10's brie jackson has details. brie the crash involved two men who worked for a- e-p. they both are from out of town. police say their vehicle was
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these charred remains are what's left of the vehcile involved in monday's deadly crash. it was struck by a train along these tracks near the spring hollow access road. investigators say...two a-e-p workers were inside the truck when it went through the crossing...and was struck by a norfolk southern freight train. 56 year old year old william lineberry diead at th scene while crews took 22 year old johnny collins to the hospital. crews spent the afternoon searching for answers about the crash. people who live nearby say they've traveled through this area for years and can't imagine what went wrong. sot sue whitlock /lives nearby "i used to go out and walk up that road and crossing the railroad track." j.c. whitlock / lives nearby "you can see both ways real good if a train was coming." brie police say the train was not carrying hazardous material. the crash remains under invesitgation. the national transportation safety board releases its report on last year's amtrak derailment in philadelphia.... that left eight people dead... and
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the n-t-s-b says there is no evidence the engineer was texting before the crash. investigators also say the data recorder showed the train's engine was working normally.. the passenger train derailed in may... as it entered a curve at 106 miles-per- hour -- more than twice the speed limit. # jury selection continues today for six alleged gang members charged with the abduction and murder of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. opening statements are expected to begin as soon as jury selection finishes. the case was moved to roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial when investigators discovered one of the defendants got a list of potential jurors and shared it. this time ... all potential jurors are anonymous and referred to by number based on a questionnaire. 483 questionnaires were sent out and 87 people were chosen for phase one of jury selection. one of the defendant's lawyers talked to us about monday's proceedings. fred heblick/lawyer "it moved along reasonably well and there were no obstacles so based on what
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the case to remain on schedule." the six suspects are charged on a total of 34 violations and believed to be associated with a gang that's a faction of the bloods.### a grayson county couple goes before a judge today in connection to a deadly dog attack last month. john underwood... and terra connell are scheduled to appear in grayson county general district court for a bond hearing. the two are facing second degree murder charges... after their dog mauled a fifteen -month- old they were babysitting. the child was taken to a hospital in north carolina... where she died. the couple was originally charged with felony child neglect.# in what's news today... tonight is the last community meeting on explore park. roanoke county wants your input on long term plans. explore park is a 11-hundred acre facility located on the blue ridge parkway and operated by roanoke county, virginia under a 99-year lease with the virginia recreational facilities authority established in 2013. the master plan will be
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board of supervisors next month. the meeting is tuesday, february 2 - 6pm to 8pm at south county library. virginia tech will conduct a full- scale test of its vt alerts system today in blacksburg.... and university facilities in six regions across virginia. the test happens between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. you should expect to receive duplicate messages. this redundancy is intentional... to ensure important information reaches as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time. # henry county public schools will talk about the budget tonight. a hearing is scheduled for tonight at 5:30. it was re- scheduled because of the snow storm. # area roller derby teams are coming together for an important cause tonight. the star city roller girls, rail city rollers and new river valley roller girls host "from derby with love". it's a skate night at star city skate center on hershberger road. fifty percent of the proceeds will benefit children's trust. the organization works to prevent child abuse and neglect. ### google-parent---- alphabet passed apple as the most valuable
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at close of business monday... alphabet is estimated to be worth 5-hundred 70 billion dollars... while apple's current market value is about $5-hundred 35 billion. this is not the first time the two companies have swapped the top spot... but this is significant because the last time google was more valuable than apple was in february 2010... when both companies were worth less than $2-hundred billion. at the time, apple had yet to release the ipad... the newest iphone on the market was the 4-s.... and steve jobs was still at the helm. # if you're looking to go shopping .. there are some deals out there this month to keep in mind. according to "consumer reports", this is one of the best
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furniture as retailers discount their current lines to make way for newer models coming this spring. also a good buy february buy are mattresses. especially watch for deals around the presidents' day holiday. and expect deep savings for winter clothes. the warm fall has retailers holding more stock than usual and they need to clear the racks for spring merchandise. discounts could be as deep as 60 to 70 percent.### turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori has more -- kristina??
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drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s
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possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . now let's get a look at traffic as tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s traffic.... i'll have a full look at the roads
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workplace relationships are complex.. and many of us have collegues that we love to hate. why researchers say this can actually make you better at your job. # the super bowl countdown continues. we've got a tasty treat that you can make for the big game and one of the latest commercials going viral when we look at what's
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now to what's trending now... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. new research shows having a "frenemy" in the office makes you better at your job. "frenemys" are people you love to hate... they are often social or work rivals who often masquerade as friends. previous studies claim such
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be bad for your health but a study in the harvard business review suggests it can increase motivation and efficiency. experts say they also encourage people to see things from another person's point of view. video of a one- year-old taking the slopes for the first time in park city, utah is gaining national attention. "sloan henderson" barely knows how to walk... but she's also learning to shred on a snowboard. her parents posted this video of the toddler showing off her first attempt on the snow. they say sloan seemed more
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backyard. some of the super bowl ads are out... and as we've mentioned they are full of celebrity cameos. hyundai just released their commercial for the 2017 hyundai elantra online. the clip follows two women who take a trip to "ryanville" .. where the population is all clones of ryan reynolds.
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my face, so aggressive.. a car that doesn't get distracted, auto emergency breaking with pedestrian detection...on the all new hyandai elantra" this week we are sharing some of our favorite superbowl recipes.... here we have.... ingredients 3/4 cup salted butter, room
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3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1-2 tbsp water, if needed 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips 16 oz chocolate candiquick 3 oz vanilla candiquick instructions 1. cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. 2. mix in vanilla extract. 3. add flour and mix until well combined. dough will be thick. add 1-2 tbsp of water, if needed to help the dough come together. 4. stir in mini chocolate chips. 5. shape balls of cookie doughout o bspoon in size to footballs, eplace on a rchment lined cookieheet. 6.frigerate balls for about 30 nutes, or until firm. 7. melt ocolate candiqck in a bowltil smooth. 8. usg aothpick dip the footballs ioe melted chocolate, then tap to remove excess place balls back onto rchnt lined cookie sheet to rden. . once thealls are dry, melt ealla candiquick. 11. pipe e vanilla cdiquick onto the otballs to cate the strings.low to dry. w to kristina, with for a lookour forecast. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely
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possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs your timesaver traffic report. ahead in sports - a big upset traffic report.
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ahead in sports - a big upset for the north carolina tar heels.. plus a frigid winter storm brings significant snow fall and a rare phenomenon to parts of arizona. that story coming up in the next half hour. here's a live look at the star city from our downtown
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welcome back to virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10....it's i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. a well known college basketball team falls out of the national rankings for the first time since 2007. wsls 10's john appicello explains.# vo-monitor good morning everybody.. for the first time in more than eight years...duke...is not in the ap top 25 poll.. you have to go back to the 2007-2008 preseason poll to find a poll..that duke has not been ranked in. duke is 15-6...and has lost four of its last five. including home games with notre dame and syracuse. so the run of 167 consective poll appearances..is over. ucla...had a run of 221 in a row from 1966 to 1980. full screen here's your top ten. and it's an interesting
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week at number one. carolina...2nd in the country before the loss tonight -- and virginia at 9 after dispatching louisville. vo 2nd ranked carolina's won 12 in a row.. tonight at 19th ranked louisville..who got throttled by virginia. here we go, 2 pt game 2 half... it's damion lee...for 3 of his 24 points. carolina...battl es back...bryce johnson off the window for 2.. watch this......the lob to chi nah'-noo .............on ooh-- ack' oo....for 2 and the foul.. louisville..pull s the upset....71-65 the final..over the #2 ranked heels. full screen nfl will be moving to nbc for five games on thursday night in conjunction with the nfl network. broncos in a minorbus crash leaving practice...every one at
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and the raiders..report edly have visited las vegas..and the nfl..has not ruled out the city.... that is all of it. ja wsls 10 sports. a shooting in danville injures a doctor on his way home from work. the latest in the investigation. and taking control of your blood pressure... the numbers you should be looking at... and the impact stress in young adults can have on your health. "anybody that came into her life she would bless them, make them laugh, make them smile." a man's missing wife and 2-year- old daughter are found in new york.
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david lovell/nicole's father "it's going to be terrible and i'm not prepared for it. i'm not. how can any father be prepared for it?" the father of a murdered 13- year-old girl speaks out in a wsls 10 exclusive. his thoughts on the charges against two virginia tech students. # . overall crime is down in roanoke ... but malicious shootings increased. what the police chief has to say about it. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. today is ground hog day and the people of punksutawney, pennsylvania are ready for their annual event. as the legend has it, if the ground hog sees his shadow winter will last another six weeks, but if not...an early
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since 19-88, phil has been right thirteen times.... but wrong fifteen times. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with
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in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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two virginia tech students appeared in court for the first time. they are charged in connection with the killing of 13-year-old nicole lovell. 18-year-old david eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and abduction. 19-year-old natalie keepers is charged with the improper disposal of a dead body... and accessory after the fact. nicole's father--- david lovell and his family attended monday's hearing.... looking for answers. very few details are being released. according to police and arrest warrants.. eisenhauer deliberately killed the 13- year-old. nicole's father tells us that's hard to hear. david lovell/nicole's father "these two individuals took my daughter from this planet and i want to know why and i want all the information i can get." keepers hired her own attorney,,, and one was appointed for eisenhauer. the two will be back in court march 28-th.# a major police investigation will continue today in blacksburg. state police dive teams scoured a pond monday on virginia tech's campus for the second day in a
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unit was also parked in the jefferson national forest as police used survey equipment to gather evidence there..### new this morning... a woman from virginia who disappeared with her toddler step-daughter in november.. has been found in new york. police confirmed they arrested 35-year-old "andrea watkins- simmons." she is being held on abduction charges. the child was not found. in mid-january... richmond police found human remains in an apartment. the body hasn't been identified yet... but the toddler's dad-- cornelius simmons says it's his daughter. cornelius simmons/ father "there was a two-year-old girl found on chamberlayne avenue at a familiar address." bump to cornelius simmons/ father "the only thing that really loved me was my daughter. i loved her." no word on when or if the woman will be extradited back to virginia to face additional charges.### bill cosby is set to appear in a pennsylvania criminal court today. cosby and his attorneys are trying to get a criminal sex assault case against him thrown out. he's charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging
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assaulting a woman at his pennsylvania home in 2004. in a deposition, cosby admitted to obtaining quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with. at the time, district attorney bruce castor did not charge cosby with a crime. sot / bruce castor /former montgomery county d.a.:41-:47 "i remember thinking that he probably did do something inappropriate. but thinking that and being able to prove it are two different things." since then dozens of other women have come forward accusing cosby of drugging and assaulting them. ### a doctor says he was walking home after a meeting in danville... when he was shot. last night officers responded to the 2-hundred block of mount vernon avenue. 49-year-old doctor randolph neal says he was walking home... from the danville regional medical center... when two men came up.. demanding money. police say dr. neal was shot suspects took off. shortly afterwards.... police got a call to the one avenue... where one of the robbery suspects had also been shot. both victims were taken to the
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if you have information... call police. # roanoke city police say overall crime is down in the star city. however, violent crimes including murder, rape and robbery have remained the same. comparing 20-14 with 20-15 ... officers responded to an increase of malicious shootings which fall under the umbrella of violent crimes. in 2014, police investigated 34 shootings, one of which was deadly. in 20-15 ... there were 37 incidents where eight people died. chief chris perkins, roanoke city police department "let's talk about violence, let's talk about danger, i'll show you roanoke per thousand has a better violent crime rate than a lot of cities in our area, in our state, and in our region." perkins says property crimes are down, but this can be driven by drug activity which can also effect violent crime rates.### 10 cares about your heart health. blood pressure can be a silent killer... that's why doctors say it's important to know your numbers.
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says more than 20-percent of people with high blood pressure.. don't even know. dr. ijeoma okogbue, carilion clinic cardiology 15:28:00 for the most part it's sort of a silent killer so to speak because if you don't check it and if you don't know it's high, it's just high and you feel fine yet it doesn't change the fact that it's causing negative affects in the body. that's the importance of maintaining blood pressure that's within a normal range is reducing the risk of not only heart disease but also vascular disease as well 25 normal blood pressure is 120 over 80. high blood pressure is manageable.... but you have to know you have it first... so meet with your doctor if you have questions. # young adults who get stressed more easily may have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure later in life. a new study followed over one million 18- year old men whose mental and physical health were closely monitored while in the military. men who were more stressed were 40-percent more likely to
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middle age than those with better coping skills. men who were both vulnerable to stress and overweight had triple the risk of high blood pressure.### parts of arizona are getting hit with a blast of winter weather. this video was taken sunday evening west of flagstaff. along with snow and sleet, this latest storm produced thunder to create thunder- snow. the area is expected to get as much as a foot of white powder. the same storm is expected to cause severe weather from colorado to iowa over the next 48 hours. for more on the forecast in our
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kristina. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s
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tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs
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wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s check of timesaver traffic.... at timesaver traffic.... the iowa caucuses are officially over.. we've got a breakdown of the winners and losers... plus a look at where the presidential hopefuls are headed next.#
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start times for one district in the new river valley. what the superintendent is saying about the potential change.### natalie we hope you can join us today for daytime blue ridge.. today on the show.. be sure to make time for daytime.. now at 12:30!!
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there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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a presidential campaign that has brought many surprises delivered a few more monday night in the iowa caucuses. republican ted cruz scored an unexpected win... over donald trump.
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bernie sanders by a razor thin margin nbc's tracie potts has the latest. nats sot: hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate :00-:07 "as i stand here tonight breathing a big sigh of relief - thank you iowa!" early this morning... after counting all night... hillary clinton was declared the "apparent winner" in what the iowa democratic party called an historically close race. sanders nats, "iowa, thank you!' :16-:19 less than half a percentage point - just few delegates - separate hillary clinton and
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sot: bernie sanders/ d presidential candidate :25-:31 "what iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution!" cheers ted cruz, quoting the bible, claiming the biggest republican lawmakers say it's time for a comprehensive in des moines, iowa - back to you. republican lawmakers say it's
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look at virginia's economic development spending... as the state spends more on incentive programs aimed at luring companies to relocate or expand here in the commonwealth. a new report shows that ongoing incentive programs have grown 84- percent since 20--10. virginia's house of delegates passes a measure that would allow schools to start before labor day. the measure would remove the requirement that schools start after labor day and allow school boards to set their own calendars. it would also require that schools that do start early .. close for the long labor day weekend.### happening today... after months of debates, meetings and surveys the montgomery school superintendent will recommend not changing school start times. instead... he says there is an opportunity to shorten the bus routes... enabling students to sleep longer. elementary students will still go to school at 9 a.m. and secondary students will still go to school around 7:45 a.m. the superintendent says they have heard from many parents that childcare would be
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times were later. . # & middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs
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saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s time now for your timesaver traffic report.
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five things you need to know are coming up next. here's a live look at blacksburg
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in my business i can count on my i.t. guy bailing me out all the time... i'm not the i.t. guy. i'm the desktop support tech supervisor. and my customers knowing right when their packages arrive. introducing real-time delivery notifications. learn more at myusps.com here's a look at "five things you need to know" before you head out the door this morning. the investigation into the kidnapping and murder of a blacksburg middle schooler continues today. nicole lovell's body was found in north carolina saturday following a 4-day search. the two virginia tech students... david eisenhauer and natalie keepers made their first appearance in court monday. according to police and arrest warrants.. eisenhauer deliberately killed the 13- year-old. jury selection continues today in the murder of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin wayne quick. the case was moved to roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial when investigators discovered one of the defendants got a list of potential jurors and shared it. forty-five-year- old quick was
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2014... his body was found a week later in goochland county. comedian bill cosby is expected back in court in pennsylvania today. he'll ask a judge to dismiss a criminal charge alleging he sexually assaulted a woman in his montgomery county home in 2004. cosby says the encounter was consensual. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with door this morning. still ahead..... a final meeting to provide your opinion on the future of roanoke county's explore park. plus.... a limited edition pizza from pizza hut in honor of super bowl 50. the expensive twist that comes on a traditional slice of pie. and... coffee prices fall, but
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j.c. whitlock 3:01:06 i saw smoke rolling up where the fire trucks are parked down there. a deadly train crash in roanoke county is under investigation. what neighbors are saying. # the trial for a group of alleged gang members accused of killing a waynesboro police officer is underway. what to expect in court as we enter the second day of jury selection.### good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. today is ground hog day and the worlds most famous groundhog will make his weather prediction. this is a live look from punksutawney, pennsylvania
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the annual event. as the legend has it, if the ground hog sees his shadow winter will last another six weeks, but if not...an early spring is expected. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina?### tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday:
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highs in the upper 40s with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with time now for your timesaver traffic report. the race for the white house is narrowing... after the iowa the race for the white house is
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caucuses. ted cruz is the winner for the republicans. donald trump came in second... and marco rubio a close third. as for the democrats it was a tight race... but new this morning... hillary clinton's campaign saying they just barely squeezed out a win over bernie sanders. meanwhile.. democrat martin o'malley... and republican mike huckabee ended their campaigns. we'll have more on this story in our next half hour.. we also have developments on our website wsls dot com. # this morning we're learning new details about a deadly crash between a train and a work truck in roanoke county. it happened monday afternoon
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hollow reservoir access road. one person died, another remains in the hospital. wsls 10's brie jackson has details. brie the crash involved two men who worked for a- e-p. they both are from out of town. police say their vehicle was struck at a train crossing. vo these charred remains are what's left of the vehcile involved in monday's deadly crash. it was struck by a train along these tracks near the spring hollow access road. investigators say...two a-e-p workers were inside the truck when it went through the crossing...and was struck by a norfolk southern freight train. 56 year old year old william lineberry diead at th scene while crews took 22 year old johnny collins to the hospital. crews spent the afternoon searching for answers about the crash. people who live nearby say they've traveled through this area for years and can't imagine what went wrong. sot sue whitlock /lives nearby "i used to go out and walk up that road and crossing the railroad track." j.c. whitlock / lives nearby "you can see both ways real good if a train was coming."
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police say the train was not carrying hazardous material. the crash remains under invesitgation. the national transportation safety board releases its report on last year's amtrak derailment in philadelphia.... that left eight people dead... and 2-hundred hurt. the n-t-s-b says there is no evidence the engineer was texting before the crash. investigators also say the data recorder showed the train's engine was working normally.. the passenger train derailed in may... as it entered a curve at 106 miles-per- hour -- more than twice the speed limit. # jury selection continues today for six alleged gang members charged with the abduction and murder of waynesboro reserve police captain kevin quick. opening statements are expected to begin as soon as jury selection finishes. the case was moved to roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial when investigators discovered one of the defendants got a list of potential jurors and shared it. this time ... all potential jurors are anonymous and referred to by
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questionnaire. 483 questionnaires were sent out and 87 people were chosen for phase one of jury selection. one of the defendant's lawyers talked to us about monday's proceedings. fred heblick/lawyer "it moved along reasonably well and there were no obstacles so based on what happen today i would expect the case to remain on schedule." the six suspects are charged on a total of 34 violations and believed to be associated with a gang that's a faction of the bloods.### a grayson county couple goes before a judge today in connection to a deadly dog attack last month. john underwood... and terra connell are scheduled to appear in grayson county general district court for a bond hearing. the two are facing second degree murder charges... after their dog mauled a fifteen -month- old they were babysitting. the child was taken to a hospital in north carolina... where she died. the couple was originally charged with felony child neglect.# in what's news today...
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meeting on explore park. roanoke county wants your input on long term plans. explore park is a 11-hundred acre facility located on the blue ridge parkway and operated by roanoke county, virginia under a 99-year lease with the virginia recreational facilities authority established in 2013. the master plan will be finalized and presented to the board of supervisors next month. the meeting is tuesday, february 2 - 6pm to 8pm at south county library. virginia tech will conduct a full- scale test of its vt alerts system today in blacksburg.... and university facilities in six regions across virginia. the test happens between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. you should expect to receive duplicate messages. this redundancy is intentional... to ensure important information reaches as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time. # henry county public schools will talk about the budget tonight. a hearing is scheduled for tonight at 5:30. it was re- scheduled because of the snow storm. # area roller derby teams are coming together for an important cause tonight.
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city rollers and new river valley roller girls host "from derby with love". it's a skate night at star city skate center on hershberger road. fifty percent of the proceeds will benefit children's trust. the organization works to prevent child abuse and neglect. ### pizza hut is celebrating the super bowl's 50th anniversary by giving away pizzas covered in real gold. the "golden garlic knots pizza" is topped with nearly one hundred -dollars worth of real... edible 24-karat gold. fans who order a stuffed garlic knots pizza on the day of the big game... will have a chance to win the golden treat. the limited- edition pizza will be delivered in a custom, specially- designed golden box... along with a one hundred dollar pizza hut gold card. #
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for a cup of coffee, there's good news for you this morning as the price for coffee beans sits at a two year low. the price for a pound of coffee last year cost $1.65. now it's down to $1.11 and expected to get cheaper. don't expect a big price drop for a fancy cup of coffee. coffee company starbucks says coffee beans only make up about 20 percent of its overall cost. some ways you can save on coffee .. brew at home and buy in bulk to get a better rate. and buy whole beans and ground them yourself. beans already ground will cost you more.### turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori has more --
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tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs
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wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . now let's get a look at traffic as tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms traffic....
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roads in just a few minutes. workplace relationships are complex.. and many of us have collegues that we love to hate. why researchers say better at your job. # the super bowl countdown continues. we've got a tasty treat that you can make for the big game and one of the latest commercials going viral when we look at what's
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now to what's trending now... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. new research shows having a
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better at your job. "frenemys" are people you love to hate... they are often social or work rivals who often masquerade as friends. previous studies claim such complex relationships can be bad for your health but a study in the harvard business review suggests it can increase motivation and efficiency. experts say they also encourage people to see things from another person's point of view. video of a one- year-old taking the slopes for the first time in park city, utah is gaining national attention. "sloan henderson" barely knows how to walk... but she's also learning to shred on a snowboard. they say sloan seemed more
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during test runs in their backyard. some of the super bowl ads are out... some of the super bowl ads are out... and as we've mentioned they are full of celebrity cameos. hyundai just released their commercial for the 2017 hyundai elantra online. the clip follows two women who take a trip to "ryanville" .. where the population is all clones of ryan reynolds.
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my face, so aggressive.. a car that doesn't get distracted, auto emergency breaking with pedestrian detection...on the all new hyandai elantra" our favorite superbowl this week we are sharing some of our favorite superbowl recipes.... here we have.... ingredients 3/4 cup salted butter, room
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1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1-2 tbsp water, if needed 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips 16 oz chocolate candiquick 3 oz vanilla candiquick instructions now to kristina, with for a look at our forecast. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s
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possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with your timesaver traffic report. ahead in sports - a big upset for traffic report. ahead in sports - a big upset for traffic report. ahead in sports - a big upset for the north carolina tar heels.. here's a live look at the
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welcome back to virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10....it's i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. a well known college basketball team falls out of the national rankings for the first time since 2007. wsls 10's john appicello explains.# vo-monitor good morning everybody.. for the first time in more than eight years...duke...is not in the ap top 25 poll.. you
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2007-2008 preseason poll to find a poll..that duke has not been ranked in. duke is 15-6...and has lost four of its last five. including home games with notre dame and syracuse. so the run of 167 consective poll appearances..is over. ucla...had a run of 221 in a row from 1966 to 1980. full screen here's your top ten. and it's an interesting mix... oklahoma begins its third week at number one. carolina...2nd in the country before the loss tonight -- and virginia at 9 after dispatching louisville. vo 2nd ranked carolina's won 12 in a row.. tonight at 19th ranked louisville..who got throttled by virginia. here we go, 2 pt game 2 half... it's damion lee...for 3 of his 24 points. carolina...battl es back...bryce johnson off the window for 2.. watch this......the lob to chi
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ack' oo....for 2 and the foul.. louisville..pull s the upset....71-65 the final..over the #2 ranked heels. full screen nfl will be moving to nbc for five games on thursday night in conjunction with the nfl network. broncos in a minorbus crash leaving practice...every one at the hotel now..and a ok and the raiders..report edly have visited las vegas..and the nfl..has not ruled out the city.... that is all of it. ja wsls 10 sports.
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doctor on his way home from work. the latest in the investigation. and blood pressure control... the numbers you should be looking at... and how stress can impact your health "they say that game's over. the current da says there is no evidence of that written agreement from that time" a pivotal hearing today in the case against bill cosby.. more on what's expected in
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again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal...
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david lovell/nicole's father "it's going to be terrible and i'm not prepared for it. i'm not. how can any father be prepared for it?" the father of a murdered 13- year-old girl speaks out in a wsls 10 exclusive. his thoughts on the charges against two virginia tech students. # . overall crime is down in roanoke
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what the police chief has to say about it. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. today is ground hog day and the worlds most famous groundhog will make his weather prediction. this is a live look from punksutawney, pennsylvania were residents are preparing for the annual event. as the legend has it, if the ground hog sees his shadow winter will last another six weeks, but if not...an early spring is expected. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms
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thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s time now for your timesaver traffic report.
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two virginia tech students first time. they are charged in connection with the killing of 13-year-old nicole lovell. 18-year-old david eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and abduction. 19-year-old natalie keepers is charged with the improper disposal of a dead body... and accessory after the fact. nicole's father--- david lovell and his family attended monday's hearing.... looking for answers. very few details are being released. according to police and arrest warrants.. eisenhauer deliberately killed the 13- year-old. nicole's father tells us that's hard to hear.
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"these two individuals took my daughter from this planet and i want to know why and i want all the information i can get." keepers hired her own attorney,,, and one was appointed for eisenhauer. the two will be back in court march 28-th.# a major police investigation will continue today in blacksburg. state police dive teams scoured a pond monday on virginia tech's campus for the second day in a row. a criminal investigations unit was also parked in the jefferson national forest as police used survey equipment to gather evidence there..### new this morning... a woman from virginia who disappeared with her toddler step-daughter in november.. has been found in new york. police confirmed they arrested 35-year-old "andrea watkins- simmons." she is being held on abduction charges. the child was not found. in mid-january... richmond police found human remains in an apartment. the body hasn't been identified yet... but the toddler's dad-- cornelius simmons says it's his daughter. cornelius simmons/ father "there was a two-year-old girl found on chamberlayne
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address." bump to cornelius simmons/ father "the only thing that really loved me was my daughter. i loved her." no word on when or if the woman will be extradited back to virginia to face additional charges.### bill cosby is set to appear in a pennsylvania criminal court today. cosby and his attorneys are trying to get a criminal sex assault case against him thrown out. he's charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his pennsylvania home in 2004. in a deposition, cosby admitted to obtaining quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with. at the time, district attorney bruce castor did not charge cosby with a crime. sot / bruce castor /former montgomery county d.a.:41-:47 "i remember thinking that he probably did do something inappropriate. but thinking that and being able to prove it are two different things." since then dozens of other women have come forward accusing cosby of drugging and assaulting them. ### a doctor is recovering in the
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was shot while walking home after a meeting in danville. last night officers responded to the 2-hundred block of mount vernon avenue. 49-year-old doctor randolph neal says he was walking home when two men came up.. demanding money. police say dr. neal was shot several times... before the suspects took off. shortly afterwards.... police got a call to the one hundred block of virginia avenue... where one of the robbery suspects had also been shot. both victims were taken to the hospital. if you have information... call police. # roanoke city police say overall crime is down in the star city. including murder, rape and robbery have remained the same. comparing 20-14 with 20-15 ... officers responded to an increase of malicious shootings which fall under the umbrella of violent crimes. in 2014, police investigated 34 deadly. incidents where eight people died. chief chris perkins,
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"let's talk about violence, let's talk about danger, i'll show you roanoke per thousand has a better violent crime rate than a lot of cities in our area, in our state, and in our region." perkins says property crimes are down, but this can be driven by drug activity which can also effect violent crime rates.### 10 cares about your heart health. blood pressure can be a silent killer... that's why doctors say it's important to know your numbers. the american heart association says more than 20-percent of people with high blood pressure.. don't even know. dr. ijeoma okogbue, carilion clinic cardiology 15:28:00 for the most part it's sort of a silent killer so to speak because if you don't check it and if you don't know it's high, it's just high and you feel fine yet it doesn't change the fact that it's causing negative affects in the body. that's the importance of maintaining blood pressure that's within a normal range is reducing the risk of not only heart disease but also vascular disease as well 25
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high blood pressure is manageable.... but you have to know you have it first... so meet with your doctor if you have questions. # young adults who get stressed more easily may have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure later in life. a new study finds men who were more stressed were 40-percent more likely to have high blood pressure by middle age than those with better coping skills. men who were both vulnerable to stress and overweight had triple the risk of high blood pressure.### parts of arizona are getting hit with a blast of winter weather. this video was taken sunday evening west of flagstaff. along with snow and sleet, this latest storm produced thunder to create thunder- snow. the area is expected to get as much as a foot of white powder. the same storm is expected to cause severe weather from colorado to iowa over the next 48 hours.
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area lets check in with kristina. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper
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highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s . time now for a check of tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s
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with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with check of timesaver traffic.... for that let's head over to w- s-l-s ten's erin brookshier. she's live in the traffic center now, erin how's traffic looking? and here's a look at timesaver traffic....
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we've got a breakdown of the winners and losers... plus a look at where the presidential hopefuls are headed next.# plus... we're talking school start times for one district in the new river valley. what the superintendent is saying about the potential change.### and don't forget ... wsls 10 is teaming up with feeding america southwest virginia and kroger to help fight hunger. the annual "10 cares food drive" is this thursday. stop by from six a-m to 7 p-m... we'll be collecting food at the kroger in bonsack... cave spring... lynchburg...
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a presidential campaign that has brought many surprises delivered a few more monday night in the iowa caucuses. republican ted cruz scored an unexpected win... over donald trump. while hillary clinton beat out bernie sanders by a razor thin margin nbc's tracie potts has the latest. nats sot: hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate :00-:07 "as i stand here tonight breathing a big sigh of relief - thank you iowa!" early this morning... after counting all night... hillary clinton was declared the "apparent winner" in what the iowa democratic party called an close race. :16-:19 less than half a percentage point - just few delegates - separate hillary clinton and
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presidential candidate :25-:31 "what iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution!" cheers ted cruz, quoting the bible, claiming the biggest victory ever in iowa caucus history sot: ted cruz/ r presidential candidate :38-:48 "tonight iowa has proclaimed to the world that morning is coming. morning is coming!" donald trump landed in second place. barely ahead of marco rubio sot: donald trump/ r presidential candidate :53-:58 "we'll go on to easily beat hillary or bernie or whoever thehell they throw up there." rubio - a close number three - was the first to declare victory here sot: marco rubio/ r presidential candidate 1:02- 1:05 "so this is the moment they said would never happen!" all the candidates pledging to battle it out in new hampshire, and beyond. reporter turnout was strong, especially here in des moines.
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signing up on the spot that one caucus site ran out of registration forms. i'm tracie potts in des moines, iowa - back to you. republican lawmakers say it's time for a comprehensive look at virginia's economic development spending... as the state spends more on incentive programs aimed at luring companies to relocate or expand here in the commonwealth. a new report shows that ongoing incentive programs have grown 84- percent since 20--10. some lawmakers say the state needs tighter controls on its spending in the wake of a sour deal in the lynchburg area. virginia is seeking the return of a one-point-four million dollar incentive to "lindenburg industry l-l-c." virginia's house of delegates passes a measure that would allow schools to start before labor day. the measure would remove the requirement that schools start after labor day and allow school boards to set their own calendars. it would also require that schools that do start early .. close for the long labor day weekend.### happening today... after months of debates, meetings
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school superintendent will recommend not changing school start times. instead... he says there is an opportunity to shorten the bus routes... enabling students to sleep longer. elementary students will still go to school at 9 a.m. and secondary students will still go to school around 7:45 a.m. the superintendent says they have heard from many parents that childcare would be an issue for families if start times were later. . # tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs
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time now for your timesaver traffic report. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s thursday: increasing sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: partly cloudy with highs in the middle 40s sunday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms time now for your timesaver
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our picture of the day comes from cassandra knipp-- check out this dreary day in roanoke after the rain yesterday. email us the pictures you've taken around the area.
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five things you need to know are coming up next. here's a live look at wintergreen resort in nelson county. a bit foggy and overcast on the
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. the investigation into the
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blacksburg middle schooler continues today. nicole lovell's body was found in north carolina saturday following a 4-day search. the two virginia tech students... david eisenhauer and natalie keepers made their first appearance in court monday. according to police and arrest warrants.. eisenhauer deliberately killed the 13- year-old. jury selection continues today in the murder of waynesboro police reserve captain kevin wayne quick. the case was moved to roanoke after a judge declared a mistrial when investigators discovered one of the defendants got a list of potential jurors and shared it. forty-five-year- old quick was reported missing in february of week later in goochland county. comedian bill cosby is expected back in court in pennsylvania today. he'll ask a judge to dismiss a sexually assaulted a woman in his montgomery county home in 2004. cosby says the encounter was consensual. tuesday: cloudy with light rain & drizzle possible.highs in the middle 40s wednesday: heavy rain likely with isolated storms possible.highs in the lower 60s
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sunshine with highs in the upper 40s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s our region as you head out the door this morning. coming up on today... how the latest victories from iowa impact thing moving forward.. with the next primary just one week away. plus... "better home and gardens" reveals their list of this year's "best new products," ... find out what you should be buying here's a live look at virginia beach at virginia beach courtesy of earth cam.
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