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football fans prepare for super bowl 50.### 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. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s
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saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s time now for your timesaver
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prosecutors lay out alarming new details in the murder of 13 year old nicole lovell. commonwealth's attorney mary pettitt said natalie keepers killed someone she never met because she wanted to be part of something secret and special with david eisenhauer. the two are believed to have planned long before nicole disappeared .. even driving to wytheville to buy cleaning supplies. in court, pettitt said they planned to lure nicole out of her home under the guise of a date with eisenhauer. investigators believe the seventh grade girl and eisenhauer had an inappropriate relationship and that he plotted to kill her after she threatened to expose it. eisenhauer is charged with abduction and murder as police believe he lured lovell and then stabbed her to death. keepers is charged with accessory to murder. she has been denied bail. a date has not been set for eisenhauer's bail hearing.### a warning from police this morning... they are calling the social media app--- kik messenger dangerous. the app is a focus in the nicole
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investigators believe the 7th grader... and the man they say murderered her... met on the app. kik enables you to message one- on-one... or in group chats... and remain relatively anonymous. those who use the app identify themselves only by their user name. adam s. lee / fbi special agent in charge, richmond "i'll tell you the spectrum from cyberbullying to exploitation all the way to overseas terrorist recruiting is happening on applications like this and social media sites." since the lovell murder -- kik created an updated guide for parents on its website. apple raised the app's age- appropriate rating from nine and older... to 12 and older. a company spokesman says kik is cooperating with the f-b-i. # the latest investigation details come as the middle schooler is laid to rest. family and friends gathered at mccoy funeral home in blacksburg to say their goodbyes to nicole lovell one final time thursday. the service lasted about 30 minutes. for complete coverage and the
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story... visit our website wsls dot com.### in what's news today... thirty veterans and active-duty military members... all wounded in service... tackle the slopes at wintergreen resort in nelson county as part of wounded warrior weekend. they will learn new ways of skiing and snowboarding with special adaptive equipment. warriors from the fort belvoir warrior transition unit, and the va medical centers in virginia and north carolina will be there. four of the honored guests earned bronze stars... for bravery in combat. # a team of special needs cheerleaders will perform at tonight's rustburg high school basketball game. the eight girls... ranging in age from 12 to 19 make up the cheer squad--- super stars. the group is the only special needs competitive cheer team in the area. # sweet briar college president phillip stone and chair of the board of directors teresa tomlinson will hold a town hall meeting today at 4 p.m. with people from amherst county. they will provide an update on the college and take questions. a ribbon cutting takes place today
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rehabilitated roanoke river trail access. the event also launches the national park service's centennial year on the blue ridge parkway. after the ribbon cutting, a short hike will take place led by congressman bob goodlatte and parkway superintendent mark woods.### fans are pouring into the san francisco bay area... for the broncos and panthers in super bowl fifty.. sunday will be about football and a championship -- but right now the focus is on finding a ticket. the big game is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u-s history... with ticket prices at about 5 thousand dollars.. nbc's jay gray joins us live from
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s/ ed lee / mayor, san francisco :00 - :02 "everybody welcome to san francisco! the host of super bowl 50." it is -literally- the golden ticket... and as we get closer to kickoff - a tough ticket for those who want to be a part of football history by the bay.. s/ dennis brubaker / broncos fan going to first super bowl :18 - :20 "you know, you just wonder if you're ever going to get the opportunity to go" for dennis and judy brubaker.. life-long broncos fans.. super sunday.. will be personal.. s/ dennis & judy brubaker / broncos fans :27 - :29 "that's our anniversary, on february 7. the day of the super bowl" and they'll celebrate inside levi's stadium.. at their first super bowl.. with a romantic dinner.. s/ dennis brubaker / broncos fan going to first super bowl :37 - :39 "i'll buy her a beer and a hot dog," for the those who don't have a seat yet.. time, and the ticket supply are running short.. s/ joseph asaro / chief security officer, stub hub :43 - :45 "so it is a situation where this is a very expensive ticket." five-thousand dollars or more.. and climbing.. s/ joseph asaro / chief security
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"that's a supply and demand issue. there is less supply that we're seeing right now in the secondary markets so the prices actually are higher." and if you're paying the price.. you'll want to make sure it's the real deal.. s/ joseph asaro / chief security officer, stub hub 1:01 - 1:04 "the nfl has done a phenomenal job on building out at ticket that has a great deal of security features." some you can't see.. others that are obvious.. s/ no id "there's a hologram here you don't need a light to see that.. rubbing it and then there's the heat sensitive ink... that will disappear and reappear." on a ticket.. to a memory.. that will last a lifetime.. i'm jay gray in san francisco. now .. back to you. back to you. jay, is the area's high average
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super bowl 50 is sunday and it looks like denver will have more fans in the stand than carolina. denver has nearly 1 and a half times more fans booking travel to california than carolina according to orbitz dot com. for those travelling, it isn't cheap. airfares from denver rose 113 percent and from charlotte .. those are up 64 percent. and
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well. a room insanta clara is running $814 a night. in nearby san francisco it's $438 and san jose is $544. rooms are cheaper in redwood city .. only costing $98 a night.### a local couple is headed to the superbowl this weekend. "joanna and mark hudzik" live in franklin county... and are big carolina panthers fans. they still have their panthers christmas tree up... decorated with season tickets.... and items from the games this year. they said they couldn't miss this game. # turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori has more --
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friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing
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40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . now let's get a look at traffic friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening door... w-s-l-s ten's erin brookshier joins us now. she's live in the traffic center now, erin how's traffic looking? and here's a look at timesaver traffic.... i'll have a full look at the roads
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the super bowl is now just a few days away and millions of people will tune in. our predictions for who comes out on top this year as we continue to get an early peek at some of the commercials.### same- cg"people, on average, are more prone to share a humorous ad." a look at the common trends we're seeing during this year's lineup. plus how some football fans are showing their super support. # love is in the air... and from now until valentine's day... wsls 10 is highlighting couples in southwest virginia... during our virginia valentines segments. send in a photo of you and your sweetheart to news at wsls dot com or post it online. we will feature your story right
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there are many sides to basketball star an fashion icon russell westbrook.
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he can find some new ones. like, farmer. russell's brussels. russell speaking. paleontologist. hashtag t-rex. park ranger. where am i? and t.v. spokesperson. that's my line. i got it. with u.s. cellular, you can do all the things you like, from the middle of anywhere.
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now to a special super bowl version of whats trending today... last year's super bowl ads pulled on the heartstrings, while this year seems to offer more humor. "i cant live... i can't give anymore" heinz is using weiner dogs to deliver laughs... while skittles hopes star power hits the comedic sweet spot. that's been the most commonly used approach over the years. laughter is generally a crowd pleasure when it comes to the audience the super bowl attracts. but some ads can fall flat. "puppy monkey baby, puppy monkey baby, puppy monkey baby, puppy monkey baby"
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combines common internet searches to make the "puppy- monkey-baby". it's from mountain dew's kickstart drink-- which combines mountain dew, fruit juice and caffeine. super bowl 50 is just a few days away and many panthers and broncos fans are showing their support. some denver fans are making a more permanent commitment to their team. one couple showed off their passion for the orange and blue by getting matching broncos tattoos. meanwhile.. panthers fans in north carolina are going the extra mile by spray painting their team on their front lawn. they say it's the ultimate
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local zoos have had animals game. and several nfl analysts are offering their thoughts... many of them saying the panthers will likely take home the win. but we also wanted to weigh in on the outcome.... as you can see...
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picked the panthers while jenna and erin are favoring the broncos. now to kristina, with for a look at our forecast. friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with
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clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible your timesaver traffic report. ahead in sports - a u-v-a star
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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 tough loss for v-m-i. wsls 10's john appicello has the highlights.# appy vmi in so-con action tonight... tonight they host a conference contender...in etsu.. vo east tenn state's head coach steve forbes is a former wichita state assistant under roanoke native gregg marshall.. tonight..at vmi... it's the bucs ge'lawn guyn for 3 of his 20...... etsu with a second half lead.. vmi..trying to hang in there..it's tim marshall for 3..
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peterson but it wasn't enough to hold off the bucs.. etsu the win...71-60. vo coach dennis wolff and the hokies women back in acc play against georgia tech.. virginia tech breakin the press it's sidney cook for 3 of her nine... this game was tied at 20 at the half.. second half...the jackets got to katarina voot--ku-vich a jr..from serbia...she can shooti it...she had 15 to lead georgia tech.. and the jackets pull away second half...for a 51-34 win. the virginia tech women now 2-7 in the acc.. appy virginia's malcolm brogdon...finish ed with 27 points wednesday..one shy of his career high.. as uva won their 5th straight game the cavs and brogdon are warming to the task..at just the right time. sot malcolm brogdon/27 points vs bc:"....i've just been patient i'm trying to play with in the offense try not to four shots and when i feel like when you work hard every
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skills are you working every day really work you're really work and things pay off things come together and i i think they've always come together for me and i think they'll continue to." cont vo brogdon was five of five from 3 pt range in the win. 18-4 , 9th ranked uva travels to pitt on saturday. full screen both the panthers and broncos...had all 53 players practice thursday. x games legend dave mirra dies yesterday of an apparent suicide..he was the michael jordan of bmx...he was just 41 years old and tony stewart will miss the start of the nascar season with a fractured vertebrae in his back-- that's all of it. ja. wsls 10 sports. a richmond officer faces charges this morning. the latest in the investigation after he was indicted for second degree murder. the c-e-o of a local hospital says the violence needs to stop... after recent armed robberies and shootings. what he's doing to draw attention to the problem. # "if something is happening that you can't explain, don't
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fighting heart disease... a look at what women can do to protect
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"governor please stop this terrible one sided deal, take it off the table." strong words from gun advocates in richmond. why they're urging the governor not to cut a deal with republicans. # the zika virus outbreak continues to grow.. how mission groups in the commonwealth are starting to feel the sting of the mosquito born virus. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? friday: mostly sunny with highs
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saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening
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time now for your timesaver traffic report. new this morning.. a richmond police officer has been indicted for second-degree murder... after he shot and killed a teenager last october. investigators say the officer was off duty at the time... and was having his car washed.. when a man... who didn't work for the gas station jumped into his car. officer "david cobb" approached the man... and told him to get out of the vehicle-- which led to a fight. during the fight... cobb shot
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cobb turned himself in thursday. he's in jail without bond. # two new york city police officers are being treated at the hospital after they were shot and wounded in the bronx last night. police said the male and female officers were on patrol in a public housing complex when they were confronted by a man who shot them. one officer was hit in the face, the other in the abdomen, police said. both officers have only been with the n-y-p-d for two years. the suspect fled the scene and later shot and killed himself, according to police. ### after six months of violence... the c-e-o and president of the danville regional medical center wants to make the river city safer. he organized a prayer and neighborhood walk for tonight... following a recent shooting and armed robbery. alan larson says although police statistics show violent crime is down.. there have been more than 25 gunshot and stabbing victims in the e-r during the six months he's lived there. on monday night.. a double- shooting put doctor randolph neal in the hospital. doctor neal says he was shot
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avenue... by two men who asked for money... before they took off. a second person was also shot on virginia avenue. that person has since been treated and released. so far no arrests have been made. there is a twenty-thousand dollar reward for information on the case. # people whose lives have been affected by gun violence took their fight for tougher gun control to the state capitol. the protestors .. which included barbara and andy parker .. came to richmond with a petition signed by 3-thousand people. the group opposes governor terry mcauliffe's compromise with republicans... which renewed virginia's concealed carry reciprocity with other states. andy parker/gun control activist "the question i would ask is, if it was a meaningful deal, why is it that the nra and their local minions are the only ones who are celebrating?" the governor defended his actions ... saying there is no evidence anyone with a concealed carry permit from another state has ever hurt anyone in virginia.# new this morning... national guard members in virginia are one step closer to carrying concealed
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a bill passed the house yesterday... to allow national guard members to carry on military grounds. its in response to last year's shootings in chattanooga.... at a military recruiting center and a navy site. four marines... and one sailor died from the isis inspired attack. the lawmaker sponsoring the bill is a former navy seal. del. scott taylor, r-85th district: "i think if we can stop the partisan flame- throwing thats going on and actually talk and have some real dialogue, i think we can some make some progress on the underlying issues.." the legislation will now move on to the virginia senate. # new this morning... virginia national guard soldiers in lynchburg are preparing to go overseas. the first battalion of the 116th infantry regiment received their mobilization order thursday. their active duty starts may 13th and will last about a year. the guard soldiers will replace another virginia-based battalion that's currently conducting security operations
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crime labs will begin processing more than 2- thousand untested rape kits in the commonwealth... some of which are nearly 30 years old. the attorney general's office will begin testing its backlog of thousands of untested rape kits... held by local law enforcement agencies. the testing comes thanks to a one-point-four million dollar grant. attorney general mark herring says it will identify predators... and show survivors the commonwealth stands with them. # international missions groups in the commonwealth are starting to feel the sting of mosquitos carrying the zika virus. the world pediatric projct in richmond provides medical care to thousands of children around the world.. many in countries affected by zika. many of those volunteers are changing their plans.. especially those around the age that they could get pregnant. "we have had a few volunteers decide not to travel this year and to postpone their involvement and we fully support that decision" health officials say the mosquito-borne virus is gaining momentum and is expected to reach every corner of the
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it is known to cause symptoms like fever, rash, and joint pain. there are now new growing concerns over possible sexual transmission.### new this morning... cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause 1 in 3 women's deaths each year... killing one woman every 80 seconds. the american heart association has declared today "national wear red day" to raise awareness of women's heart health. n-b-c's erika edwards has more. # women are so good at running businesses and running households... that sometimes... they neglect to do the things they need to do to keep their own bodies running... that's why the american heart association is targeting women in its effort to raise awareness for heart disease. sot: suzanne steinbaum, md - lenox hill hospital, new york, ny - :16 - :27 "women often put themselves last.. and when we look at the statistics that heart disease is the number one killer of all women - women need to put themselves first." research has shown women are far more likely to call for
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someone -else- is having a heart attack ... than themselves. and recently -- a study from the cleveland clinic found women are considerably more likely than men to let obligations to work, family and friends disrupt their exercise routine.. nats in addition to family history, smoking and diabetes... a woman's heart disease risk increases with high blood pressure during pregnancy ... gestational diabetes.... and depression. sot: suzanne steinbaum, md - lenox hill hospital, new york, ny - :56 - 1:06 "we also know that women suffer from depression two-fold as often as men, and it increases her risk of heart disease by as much as 50%." signs of a heart attack in women can be subtle - and don't always involve chest pain. other symptoms include shortness of breath... pain the jaw and back... extreme fatigue... and nausea. stand-up tag: erika edwards - nbc news - 1:17 - 1:27 "remember - a woman's intuition is powerful. if you feel something is off -- don't hesitate to call 911. erika edwards, nbc news" prevention also includes - getting a yearly exam, managing your
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women have a higher lifetime risk of stroke than men. # and in honor of "go read for women day"... we are all wearing red ... and encourage you to as well! this morning we're featuring virginia valentines... zachary and kerry briggs. they've known each other since 6th grade .. have been together for almost 10 years... and married for 4. zachary and kerry also have a daughter named kayleigh. send us your photo.. with your name and information.. to news at wsls dot com. now to kristina, with a look at our forecast. friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and
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sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday:
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with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in
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time now for a 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.... democratic candidates are going separate ways this morning... after a one-on-one debate in new hampshire .. we'll have a recap... and what happens next in the race for the white house. # plus... a discussion on how campaign money is used in the commonwealth. the recommendations from lawmakers out of richmond.### lindee good morning.. today on the show.. we're gearing up for the big game.. good friend of the show caroline cook will show us how to serve up some winning recipes... natalie and we talk with another big wig -- raising money and awareness for susan g. komen.. be sure to make time for daytime.. at 12:30 right here on
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democratic candidates are back to work in new hampshire today after their first one-on-one debate last night. bernie sanders and hillary clinton debated paying for campaigns.. and paying for free college and free healthcare. clinton also pushed back against the idea that she can't be tough on wall street because she's taken so much money from them. sot: hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate :12-:19 "you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because of any donation that i ever received." bump to: sot: bernie sanders/ d
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"what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests" their next debate is next thursday in wisconsin, after the primary. a house committee delayed a bill... to limit the personal use of campaign funds by virginia politicians. virginia has one of the least restrictive campaign finance systems in the country... only preventing lawmakers from using campaign funds for personal use... when they close out their accounts. an ethics commission made up of lawmakers recommended last year preventing the personal use of campaign money. but some argue that money is needed to perform official duties. # our wsls 10 cares food drive was a success! we're still calculating the exact numbers .. but so far we've collected about 15 thousand pounds thanks to your help. all the donations will go toward feeding america southwest virginia. it will help those right here in our community who struggle to put food on the table. we saw hundreds of you stop by
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blacksburg... lynchburg... cave spring... bonsack... and martinsville. one shopper who donated in the hill city says she knows the importance of what a warm meal can mean because a close friend of hers struggled to put food on the table. bonnie kestner, lives in lynchburg - "for a while she was really wondering where the next meal or check was going to come from. i've been very blessed in my life and i just want to pass that along. i know there's a lot of need in this area. and so, every little bit that i can do gives me joy." we hope to bring you final totals later today. in the meantime ... we want to say thank you without your generosity .. none of this would be possible.### friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday:
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clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s
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traffic report. our picture of the day comes from josh alls.
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spring.. this photo has something for everyone. spring.. this photo has something for everyone. email us the pictures you've taken around the area. send them to news-at- wsls.com. five things you need to know are coming up next. here's a live look at the roanoke blacksburg regional airport from our skycam. here's a look at "five things
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. a prosecutor gave new details thursday about allegations against two virginia tech students accused in the death of a 13- year-old girl. the commonwealth attorney says david eisenhauer and natalie keepers planned to kill nicole lovell and then hid her body in the trunk of a lexus. hours after the hearing, hundreds of people attended the 7-th graders funeral in blacksburg. some big changes are coming to the virgina national guard.. the first battalion of the 116th infantry regiment in lynchburg will be heading overseas. their active duty starts may 13th and will last about a year. meanwhile.. a state bill passed
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allow national guard members to carry concealed handguns on military grounds. a richmond police officer is facing second- degree murder. "david cobb" was indicted thursday in connection to a shooting from last october. investigators say an 18-year-old was killed after a fight at a car wash. the officer is in jail without bond. # friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s our region as you head out the door this morning. coming up..... details on a special perfomance tonight from some local cheerleaders. plus.... honoring our veterans... how one ski resort in southwest virginia is recognizing veterans and active-duty military members who were wounded in service and... preparing for the big
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the lowest price... just in time for super bowl 50.
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new details emerge in the nicole lovell murder case... as one of the suspects charged goes before a judge. the connection between the 13- year-old... and the two virginia tech students. # verbatim "everything that san francisco is known for is right here, and that's what makes it so exciting for fans to come." the party has started in california... a live report on what to expect as football fans prepare for super bowl 50.### 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. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now..
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friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s
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time now for your timesaver
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prosecutors lay out alarming new details in the murder of 13 year old nicole lovell. commonwealth's attorney mary pettitt said natalie keepers killed someone she never met because she wanted to be part of something secret and special with david eisenhauer. the two are believed to have planned long before nicole disappeared .. even driving to wytheville to buy cleaning supplies. in court, pettitt said they planned to lure nicole out of her home under the guise of a date with eisenhauer. investigators believe the seventh grade girl and eisenhauer had an inappropriate relationship and that he plotted to kill her after she threatened to expose it. eisenhauer is charged with abduction and murder as police believe he lured lovell and then stabbed her to death. keepers is charged with accessory to murder. she has been denied bail. a date has not been set for eisenhauer's bail hearing.### a warning from police this morning... they are calling the social media app--- kik messenger dangerous. the app is a focus in the
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lovell murder investigation. investigators believe the 7th grader... and the man they say murderered her... met on the app. kik enables you to message one- on-one... or in group chats... and remain relatively anonymous. those who use the app identify themselves only by their user name. adam s. lee / fbi special agent in charge, richmond "i'll tell you the spectrum from cyberbullying to exploitation all the way to overseas terrorist recruiting is happening on applications like this and social media sites." since the lovell murder -- kik created an updated guide for parents on its website. apple raised the app's age- appropriate rating from nine and older... to 12 and older. a company spokesman says kik is cooperating with the f-b-i. # the latest investigation details come as the middle schooler is laid to rest. family and friends gathered at mccoy funeral home in blacksburg to say their goodbyes to nicole lovell one final time thursday. the service lasted about 30 minutes. for complete coverage and the
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story... visit our website wsls dot com.### in what's news today... thirty veterans and active-duty military members... all wounded in service... tackle the slopes at wintergreen resort in nelson county as part of wounded warrior weekend. they will learn new ways of skiing and snowboarding with special adaptive equipment. warriors from the fort belvoir warrior transition unit, and the va medical centers in virginia and north carolina will be there. four of the honored guests earned bronze stars... for bravery in combat. # a team of special needs cheerleaders will perform at tonight's rustburg high school basketball game. the eight girls... ranging in age from 12 to 19 make up the cheer squad--- super stars. the group is the only special needs competitive cheer team in the area. # sweet briar college president phillip stone and chair of the board of directors teresa tomlinson will hold a town hall meeting today at 4 p.m. with people from amherst county. they will provide an update on the college and take questions. a ribbon cutting takes place today commemorating the newly rehabilitated roanoke river
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the event also launches the national park service's centennial year on the blue ridge parkway. after the ribbon cutting, a short hike will take place led by congressman bob goodlatte and parkway superintendent mark woods.### fans are pouring into the san francisco bay area... for the broncos and panthers in super bowl fifty.. sunday will be about football and a championship -- but right now the focus is on finding a ticket. the big game is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u-s history... with ticket prices at about 5 thousand dollars.. nbc's jay gray has the latest on the search for tickets in san francisco, jay?### an estimated 189 million people will tune in this weekend... and area... for the broncos and panthers in super bowl fifty..
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and a championship -- but right now the focus is on finding a ticket. the big game is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u-s history... with ticket prices at about 5 thousand dollars.. area... for the broncos and panthers in super bowl fifty.. sunday will be about football and a championship -- but right now the focus is on finding a ticket. the big game is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u-s history... with ticket prices at about 5 thousand dollars.. nbc's jay gray has the latest on the search for tickets in san francisco, jay?### area... for the broncos and
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sunday will be about football and a championship -- but right now the focus is on finding a ticket. the big game is on its way to becoming the most expensive sporting event in u-s history... with ticket prices at about 5 thousand dollars.. nbc's jay gray has the latest on the search for tickets in san francisco, jay?### s/ ed lee / mayor, san francisco :00 - :02 "everybody welcome to san factor in the high ticket prices an estimated 189 million people will tune in this weekend... and many will be watching on their brand new t-v. 1 in 4 americans in the market for a
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but deciphering the specs can be confusing. ultra hd, also known as 4k, offers more detail than regular h-d tvs... but it's tougher to notice on sets smaller than 60 inches. and 4k is not even a factor this weekend. consumer reports recommends looking at a tv from several angles before purchasing to make sure the picture quality still looks good.# super bowl 50 is sunday and it looks like denver will have more fans in the stands than carolina. denver has nearly 1 and a half times more fans booking travel to california than carolina according to orbitz dot com. for those travelling, it isn't cheap. airfares from denver rose 113 percent and from charlotte .. those are up 64 percent. hotel rates are sky high as
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a local couple is headed to the superbowl this weekend. "joanna and mark hudzik" live in franklin county... and are big carolina panthers fans. they still have their panthers christmas tree up... decorated with season tickets.... and items from the games this year. they said they couldn't miss this game. # turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori has more -- kristina?? friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing
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light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . now let's get a look at traffic friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . now let's get a look at traffic friday: mostly sunny with highs
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saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible door... w-s-l-s ten's erin brookshier joins us now. she's live in the traffic center now, erin how's traffic looking? and here's a look at timesaver traffic.... i'll have a full look at the roads in just a few minutes. the super bowl is now just a few days away and millions of people will tune in. our predictions for who comes out on top this year as we continue to get an early peek at
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same- cg"people, on average, are more prone to share a humorous ad." a look at the common trends we're seeing during this year's lineup. plus how some football fans are showing their super support. # love is in the air... and from now until valentine's day... wsls 10 is highlighting couples in southwest virginia... during our virginia valentines segments. send in a photo of you and your sweetheart to news at wsls dot com or post it online. we will feature your story right
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now to a special super bowl version of whats trending today... last year's super bowl ads pulled on the heartstrings, while this year seems to offer more humor. "i cant live... i can't give
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heinz is using weiner dogs to deliver laughs... while skittles hopes star power hits the comedic sweet spot. that's been the most commonly used approach over the years. laughter is generally a crowd pleaser. but some ads can fall flat. "puppy monkey baby, puppy monkey baby, puppy monkey baby, puppy monkey baby" this kinda creepy commercial combines common internet searches to make the "puppy- monkey-baby". it's from mountain dew's kickstart drink-- which combines mountain dew, fruit juice and caffeine. many panthers and broncos fans
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some denver fans are making a more permanent commitment to their team. one couple showed off their passion for the orange and blue by getting matching broncos tattoos. meanwhile.. panthers fans in north carolina are going the extra mile by spray painting the big cat on their front lawn. they say it's the ultimate decoration for the big game. local zoos have had animals predicts who will win the big game. and several nfl analysts are offering their thoughts... many of them saying the panthers will likely take home the win. but we also wanted to weigh in on the outcome.... as you can see... kristina and patrick both picked the panthers while jenna and erin are favoring the
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at our forecast. friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible
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wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with
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ahead in sports - a u-v-a star discusses his hot hands..# plus... big developments for the virginia national guard. the battalion that's facing a deployment and a new state bill that's working to keep soliders
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and i'm patrick mckee. a tough loss for v-m-i. wsls 10's john appicello has the highlights.# appy vmi in so-con action tonight... tonight they host a conference contender...in etsu.. vo east tenn state's head coach steve forbes is a former wichita state assistant under roanoke native gregg marshall.. tonight..at vmi... it's the bucs ge'lawn guyn for 3 of his 20...... etsu with a second half lead.. vmi..trying to hang in there..it's tim marshall for 3.. the keydets got 18 from fleming product qj peterson but it wasn't enough to hold off the bucs.. etsu the win...71-60. vo coach dennis wolff and the hokies women back in acc play against georgia tech.. virginia tech breakin the press it's sidney cook for 3 of her nine... this game was tied at 20 at the
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second half...the jackets got to katarina voot--ku-vich a jr..from serbia...she can shooti it...she had 15 to lead georgia tech.. and the jackets pull away second half...for a 51-34 win. the virginia tech women now 2-7 in the acc.. appy virginia's malcolm brogdon...finish ed with 27 points wednesday..one shy of his career high.. as uva won their 5th straight game the cavs and brogdon are warming to the task..at just the right time. sot malcolm brogdon/27 points vs bc:"....i've just been patient i'm trying to play with in the offense try not to four shots and when i feel like when you work hard every day when you get your skills are you working every day really work you're really work and things pay off things come together and i i think they've always come together for me and i think they'll continue to." cont vo brogdon was five of five from 3 pt range in the win. 18-4 , 9th ranked uva travels to pitt on saturday. full screen both the panthers and broncos...had all 53 players practice thursday. x games
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yesterday of an apparent suicide..he was the michael jordan of bmx...he was just 41 years old and tony stewart will miss the start of the nascar season with a fractured vertebrae in his back-- that's all of it. ja. wsls 10 sports. a richmond officer is facing charges. the latest in the investigation after he was indicted for second degree murder. the c-e-o of a local hospital says the violence needs to stop... after recent armed robberies and shootings. what he's doing to draw attention to the problem. # "if something is happening that you can't explain, don't ignore it, get some help." fighting heart disease... a look at what women can do to protect
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welcome aboard my starship. ahoy, mateys! it's full of things i love... like me brave crew... and my fellow space adventures and free of things i don't. like aliens. just like eye patches. and when it's time to refuel, i eat chex cereal. it's full of stuff we pirates need. no artificial flavors, and it's gluten-free. excelsior! eat up, me hearties! keep it down! i'm exploring the galaxy.
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"governor please stop this
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it off the table." strong words from gun control advocates in richmond. why they're urging the governor not to cut a deal with republicans. # the zika virus outbreak continues to grow.. how mission groups in the commonwealth are starting to feel the sting of the mosquito born virus. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm jenna zibton. and i'm patrick mckee. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower
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light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing time now for your timesaver
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new this morning.. a richmond police officer has been indicted for second-degree murder... after he shot and killed a teenager last october. investigators say the officer was off duty at the time... and was having his car washed.. when a man... who didn't work for the gas station jumped into his car. officer "david cobb" approached the man... and told him to get out of the vehicle-- which led to a fight. during the fight... cobb shot 18-year-old paterson brown. cobb turned himself in thursday. he's in jail without bond. # two new york city police officers are being treated at the hospital after they were
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police said the male and female officers were on patrol in a public housing complex when they were confronted by a man who shot them. one officer was hit in the face, the other in the abdomen, police said. both officers have only been with the n-y-p-d for two years. the suspect fled the scene and later shot and killed himself, according to police. ### after six months of violence... the c-e-o and president of the danville regional medical center wants to make the river city safer. he organized a prayer and neighborhood walk for tonight... following a recent shooting and armed robbery. alan larson says although police statistics show violent crime is down.. there have been more than 25 gunshot and stabbing victims in the e-r during the six months he's lived there. on monday night.. a double- shooting put doctor randolph neal in the hospital. doctor neal says he was shot several times on mount vernon avenue... by two men who asked for money... before they took off. a second person was also shot on virginia avenue. that person has since been treated and released. so far no arrests have been made. there is a twenty-thousand dollar reward for information
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people whose lives have been affected by gun violence took their fight for tougher gun control to the state capitol. the protestors .. which included barbara and andy parker .. came to richmond with a petition signed by 3-thousand people. the group opposes governor terry mcauliffe's compromise with republicans... which renewed virginia's concealed carry reciprocity with other states. andy parker/gun control activist "the question i would ask is, if it was a meaningful deal, why is it that the nra and their local minions are the only ones who are celebrating?" the governor defended his actions ... saying there is no evidence anyone with a concealed carry permit from another state has ever hurt anyone in virginia.# new this morning... national guard members in virginia are one step closer to carrying concealed handguns at certain facilities. a bill passed the house yesterday... to allow national guard members to carry on military grounds. its in response to last year's shootings in chattanooga.... at a military recruiting center and a navy site.
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died from the isis inspired attack. the lawmaker sponsoring the bill is a former navy seal. del. scott taylor, r-85th district: "i think if we can stop the partisan flame- throwing thats going on and actually talk and have some real dialogue, i think we can some make some progress on the underlying issues.." the legislation will now move on to the virginia senate. # new this morning... virginia national guard soldiers in lynchburg are preparing to go overseas. the first battalion of the 116th infantry regiment received their mobilization order thursday. their active duty starts may 13th and will last about a year. the guard soldiers will replace another virginia-based battalion that's currently conducting security operations in qatar.### crime labs will begin processing more than 2- thousand untested rape kits in the commonwealth... some of which are nearly 30 years old. the attorney general's office will begin testing its backlog of thousands of untested rape
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enforcement agencies. the testing comes thanks to a one-point-four million dollar grant. attorney general mark herring says it will identify predators... and show survivors the commonwealth stands with them. # international missions groups in the commonwealth are starting to feel the sting of mosquitos carrying the zika virus. the world pediatric projct in richmond provides medical care to thousands of children around the world.. many in countries affected by zika. many of those volunteers are changing their plans.. especially those around the age that they could get pregnant. "we have had a few volunteers decide not to travel this year and to postpone their involvement and we fully support that decision" health officials say the mosquito-borne virus is gaining momentum and is expected to reach every corner of the americas this year. it is known to cause symptoms like fever, rash, and joint pain. there are now new growing concerns over possible sexual transmission.### new this morning... cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause 1 in 3 women's
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woman every 80 seconds. the american heart association has declared today "national wear red day" to raise awareness of women's heart health. n-b-c's erika edwards has more. # women are so good at running businesses and running households... that sometimes... they neglect to do the things they need to do to keep their own bodies running... that's why the american heart association is targeting women in its effort to raise awareness for heart disease. sot: suzanne steinbaum, md - lenox hill hospital, new york, ny - :16 - :27 "women often put themselves last.. and when we look at the statistics that heart disease is the number one killer of all women - women need to put themselves first." research has shown women are far more likely to call for help when they believe someone -else- is having a heart attack ... than themselves. and recently -- a study from the cleveland clinic found women are considerably more likely than men to let obligations to work, family and friends disrupt their exercise routine.. nats in addition to family history,
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woman's heart disease risk increases with high blood pressure during pregnancy ... gestational diabetes.... and depression. sot: suzanne steinbaum, md - lenox hill hospital, new york, ny - :56 - 1:06 "we also know that women suffer from depression two-fold as often as men, and it increases her risk of heart disease by as much as 50%." signs of a heart attack in women can be subtle - and don't always involve chest pain. other symptoms include shortness of breath... pain the jaw and back... extreme fatigue... and nausea. stand-up tag: erika edwards - nbc news - 1:17 - 1:27 "remember - a woman's intuition is powerful. if you feel something is off -- don't hesitate to call 911. erika edwards, nbc news" prevention also includes - getting a yearly exam, managing your stress, eating healthy and exercising daily women have a higher lifetime risk of stroke than men. # and in honor of "go read for women day"... we are all wearing red ... and encourage you to as well! this morning we're featuring
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zachary and kerry briggs. they've known each other since 6th grade .. have been together for almost 10 years... and married for 4. zachary and kerry also have a daughter named kayleigh. send us your photo.. with your name and information.. to news at wsls dot com. now to kristina, with a look at our
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friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with
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clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s . friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible check of timesaver traffic....
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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.... democratic candidates are going separate ways this morning... after a one-on-one debate in new hampshire .. we'll have a recap... and what happens next in the race for the white house. # plus... a discussion on how campaign money is used in the commonwealth. the recommendations
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(man) this is where it all started. i received a call from our dispatch center.
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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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democratic candidates are back to work in new hampshire today after their first one-on-one debate last night. bernie sanders and hillary clinton debated paying for campaigns.. and paying for free college and free healthcare. clinton also pushed back against the idea that she can't be tough on wall street because she's taken so much money from them. sot: hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate :12-:19 "you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because of any donation that i ever received." bump to: sot: bernie sanders/ d presidential candidate :21-:32 "what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests" their next debate is next thursday in wisconsin, after the primary. with donald trump and ted cruz at each other's throats - candidate donald trump and ted cruz at eacoer's throats -and marco rubio hot on their heels - jeb bush is fighting to stand out in new hampshire, with a little help from barbra bush.
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donald trump in the lead... but marco rubio is gaining ground... ted cruz came in third. a house committee delayed a bill... to limit the personal use of campaign funds by virginia politicians. virginia has one of the least restrictive campaign finance systems in the country... only preventing lawmakers from using campaign funds for personal use... when they close out their accounts. an ethics commission made up of lawmakers recommended last year preventing the personal use of campaign money. but some argue that money is needed to perform official duties. # our wsls 10 cares food drive was a success! we're still calculating the exact numbers .. but so far we've collected about 15 thousand pounds thanks to your help. all the donations will go toward feeding america southwest virginia. it will help those right here in our community who struggle to put food on the table. we saw hundreds of you stop by each of our five locations... in blacksburg... lynchburg... cave
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one shopper who donated in the hill city says she knows the importance of what a warm meal can mean because a close friend of hers struggled to put food on the table. bonnie kestner, lives in lynchburg - "for a while she was really wondering where the next meal or check was going to come from. i've been very blessed in my life and i just want to pass that along. i know there's a lot of need in this area. and so, every little bit that i can do gives me joy." we hope to bring you final totals later today. in the meantime ... we want to say thank you without your generosity .. none of this would be possible.### friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s
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highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday: light snow possible with highs in the upper 30s wednesday: mostly cloudy with flurries possible.highs in the upper 20s friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs in the lower 50s monday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 40s.evening light snow possible tuesday:
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time now for your timesaver traffic report. our picture of the day comes from josh alls.
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spring.. this photo has something for everyone. email us the pictures you've taken around the area. send them to news-at- wsls.com. five things you need to know are coming up next. here's a live look at blacksburg from our virginia tech skycam. cloudy to start, but clearing up
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welcome aboard my starship. ahoy, mateys! it's full of things i love... like me brave crew... and my fellow space adventures and free of things i don't. like aliens. just like eye patches. and when it's time to refuel, i eat chex cereal. it's full of stuff we pirates need. no artificial flavors, and it's gluten-free. excelsior! eat up, me hearties! keep it down! i'm exploring the galaxy.
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. a prosecutor gave new details thursday about allegations against two virginia tech students accused in the death of a 13- year-old girl. the commonwealth attorney says david eisenhauer and natalie keepers planned to kill nicole lovell by luring her out of the house. investigators believe the seventh grade girl and eisenhauer had an inappropriate relationship and that he plotted to kill her after she threatened to expose it. the commonwealth attorney added that keepers helped in the murder because she wanted to be part of something secret and special with eisenhauer..### hundreds of virginia national guard soldiers just go orders to deploy. the first battalion of the 116th infantry regiment in lynchburg will be heading overseas. their active duty starts may 13th and will last about a year.
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the house yesterday --- if the senate passes it too.. it would allow national guard members to carry concealed handguns on military grounds. # a richmond police officer is facing second- degree murder charges. "david cobb" was indicted thursday in connection to a shooting from last october. investigators say an 18-year-old was killed after a fight at a chesterfield car wash. the officer turned himself in on thursday.. he is in jail without bond. # friday: mostly sunny with highs in the middle 40s saturday: mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s sunday: sun & clouds with highs our region as you head out the door this morning. coming up on the today show... the summer olympics, exactly 6 months away! catching up with the u.s. women's
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plus.. the super bowl five, the amazing story of a group of five men who have attended all fifty games together. here's a live look atroanoke blacksburg regional airport from our airport skycam.
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good morning. winter blast. a swift and severe storm bringing snow, ice and rain from d.c. all the way to maine. schools closed. flights grounded. roads a mess for commuters. rubio rising. our new poll shows marco rubio in second place behind donald
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