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tech skycam. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early.
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highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning
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top story this morning ... one woman is dead after a head on collision in roanoke county. it happened around nine p-m in the 22-hundred block of hardy road. police say 19- year-old nicole simmons was killed after her vehicle crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head on. the other driver, 33-year old cristopher hash was taken to the hospital to be treated. authorities believe drugs and alcohol could have been a factor in the crash. a lynchburg man remains behind bars after being connected to a joint child exploitation investigation. 32-year-old robert trent was arrested on a total of 25 counts related to child pornography and having indecent liberties with a child 13-years of age or under. trent is being held without bond at the lynchburg adult detention center. rocky mount police arrest the man they say robbed the family pharmacy tuesday evening. police say 26- year-old joshua
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franklin county jail friday evening. on tuesday -- police say cundiff came into the family pharmacy.. pulled out a gun.. and demanded drugs. the danville community comes together for the second week in a row aiming to stop violent crime. these walks and vigils were all sparked by a shooting earlier this month in which a danville doctor was shot while walking home from the hospital. his neighbor was also shot when he came out to see what was going on. those at the event say this is a small but important step. danville regional medical center's c-e-o has also been asking citizens to submit their ideas for how to combat the violence in the city. he says since last weeks' event he has received several responses. hundreds of students take a proactive approach in politics ...by participating in the 26-th washington and lee mock convention. it's a research project students participate in that predicts the candidate who could win the
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the event has been going at w&l since 1908. over the weekend these mock delegates will be researching articles, looking at voting trends and talking to the to party, in this scenario, the republican white house. out of the 25 conventions --- times. it's a big responsibility to continue the record of accuracy, at the same time it's so exciting to be a part of the univerisity tradition," guest speakers include political analyst ann coulter. delegates will decide later today who they think could win white house. former virginia governor jim gilmore suspends his presidential campaign. gilmore joined the race last july along with 16 other candidates. during his campaign, gilmore only qualifying for two undercard debates. he won 12 votes in iowa and finished 12-th in new hampshire. gilmore says he will support his
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express his concerns about anyone supporting president obama's policies. six candidates now remain in the race for the republican party. in what's news today... roanoke hosts a "firehouse primary" today. this primary will decide which candidates will run for mayor. when voters enter the booths at the berglund center today, you will find 12-year council veteran sherman lea on the ballot along with current vice mayor david trinkle. it's happening today from noon until seven this evening. it's opening weekend for the star city roller girls. enjoy great roller derby action as the team takes on the greenbrier roller vixens of lewisburg. it's happening today at the berglund center at six p-m. tickets start at eleven dollars. storm team ten meteorologist jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. the arctic chill is settling in as
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the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening.
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overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin to change to freezing rain. ice accumulation is expected on top of what appears to be a shovelable snow. late monday evening plain rain looks to take over and last through parts of our tuesday. as the system pulls away light snow will once again be possible on the back side. not much has changed in terms of accumulations. here is the
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southern shenandoah: 2-5" of snow, 0.10- 0.25" of ice highlands: 5-9" of snow, 0.10- 0.25" of ice southside, lynchburg: coating-2" of snow, trace- 0.25" of ice spine of the blue ridge: 2-5" of snow, 0.25" of ice winter storm warnings will likely be issued for this event over the weekend. . is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the
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lake ... some parts were colder than places in antarctica. that's information we learned thanks to a new weather station installed on the mountain's peak. i took on the snow covered hike on thursday to find out more. on one of the coldest mornings of the year. nat? virginia tech meteorology students brave the elements to check on their brand new weather station ... 4400 feet above sea level. :14 - :20 "it's a good location because we can actually see what's going on in the lower parts of the atmosphere when we normally can't tell what's going on up here." brandon pierson. sophomore. and as you may or may not imagine nat wind conditions can be drastically different from the lower elevations of southwest virginia to the higher. stand up -- we're standing at
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and while it's cold in the lower elevations today it's much much different 4400 feet up. wind chills of 25 to 30 degrees below zero when you get these big gusts of wind and that's exactly why these virginia tech students picked way up here to take these measurements. "a lot of people in roanoke and blacksburg don't realize the differences you see in weather and climate as you climb up to our very highest points. we have a half a foot of new snow up here." the goal is to compare computer forecasts at the 5,000 foot level to what the new weather station actually records. :49 - 1:12 "this height in particular is good for snow and winter weather forecast. a difference of one degree will make the difference between snow, sleet, freezing rain,or just rain." john herrick sophomore which will all help to lead to more accurate weather forecasts down the road even if it takes a lot of work to get to the top. 1:12 - 1:25 "when we're setting up a
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climate monitoring purposes the top of the mountain is the perfect place and it comes with a cost."dave carroll meteorology instructor a cost .. these students say is worth it every step of the way. this is just the start for these virginia tech weather stations. the students are working to install more stations on several more mountain tops in the very near future. if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend .... you can break out your ice skates one last time this weekend. this is your last chance to enjoy the ice rink at elmowood park. skating opens today at eleven
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admission is six dollars with skate rental costing you two dollars. and we want to let you know about one event cancellation for today. "cookiefest" is canceled. this event was originally scheduled to take place at north cross school later today. head to our website at wsls
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now to a wsls 10 consumer watch. smartphones may not seem very romantic ... but some new apps aim to keep the passion alive in relationships. lindsey mastis explains. when it comes to technology and relationships -- cell phones are anything but romantic. but there are apps designed to help you and the love of your life -- keep the passion alive. from ideas for dates -- to playful games like truth or dare -- there are all kinds of apps couples can play together. kelly shaefer and kayla congdon
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kelly shaefer, engaged - "this little app will come in handy, a lot." the busy couple will tie the knot next month -- and right now -- they're using the app to stay steamy. kayla congdon, engaged - "i can go and send him a little dare, and then get home and completely forget about it, and all of a sudden he remembers at home, and all of a sudden, walk in the door, and bam!" come this summer -- when shaefer goes on tour with his extreme metal band -- they plan to use it to keethe spark ing.llyhf, engaged - "it's aeat opporny for me to let r know i'm thinkinabout her a creative, 21 century kindy." xologi yvonka deridder usually encourages couples to disconnect -- but admits -- some love apps can help relationships. yvonka de ridder, certified clinical sexologist - "it's like a, hey i'm thinking of you, throughout the day. and it's important for you to be able to communicate that or somehow get that message across, and we don't do that enough. we assume they should just know." some apps are very clever. the couple app -- features a virtual thumbkiss. kayla congdon, engaged - "it vibrated. it was nice..." the phone vibrates when lovers touch the same part of their screens -- at the same time. kayla congdon, engaged - "...so even if he's away, i mean" kelly shaefer, engaged - "you know i'm there. it's as close as you can come." other apps quiz couples -- or feature challenges -- including desire app. kayla congdon,
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each one has points for it. so while you're doing it, the points add up. if he fails a challenge he don't t the points." mastis: who's t the mostis right now? kayla congdon, gaged - "i do.because i won the challenge last night." the list for top products of the year are out - with nearly thirty making the cut for the most popular. here are some of the 29 products awarded "20-16 product of the year." market research company t-n-s conducted a nationwide survey of 40- thousand people to find the most popular items. you will soon start seeing red logos placed on the packaging and in different ads. "product of the year" is the world's largest consumer-vote award for product innovation. and a change is happening in many households across the nation with more men doing laundry. the shift has some detergent and washing machine makers researching male behavior more... especially since men and women wash their clothes differently. tide is experimenting
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to be more masculine. whirlpool has added a cycle to keep colors from mixing -- since men tend not to sort the laundry. now to what's trending today... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. one florida man faces assault charges after throwing an alligator through a wendy's drive- thru window. authorities say 23-year old joshua james pulled up to the window and after getting his food -- he tossed the gator in. his mother says it was nothing more than a harmless prank and the incident is being blown out of proportion. "mother: he's not a bad kid. he's a stupid kid. he did a stupid prank. he had no problem turning himself in. reporter: and you're saying he is not a violent person. mother: absolutely not. it was a total prank" james faces charges of aggravated assault and unlawful possesion and transportaion of an alligator.### a civilian is being called a
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british police after helping officers catch a suspect. take a look. the suspect was running away from police when a man standing on the side casually sticks his foot out -- tripping the suspect who was being chased. after falling down, two police officers jumped at their chance to arrest the man. according to authorities, the suspect was a drug dealer. donald trump fans show their support for him in various ways ... several supports have made their appearance at rallies with signs, hats, buttons and shirts. this one man is getting a little more creative than others. he came dressed as the "trump wall." it happened during donald's rally in tampa florida. earlier this week, the presidential candidate autographed a "mini trump" look-a-like's hand in louisiana. a group of scientists detect ripples in space time as predicted by albert einstein 100 years
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scientists in washington d-c announced their discovery on thursday. no one every thought it would be detected because of the the small size and effect of a gravitational wave. the sound was detected on september 14-th when international astrophysicists used a billion dollar intrument. back in 19-16, einstein explained his general theory of realtivity. it says large bodies of space such as planets or black holes have so much mass, they can actually bend space time creating sound. jonathan kegges joins us with for a look at our forecast. the arctic chill is settling in as
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the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind cranked back up--- and the vikings---are dialing in for another postseason push..
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good morning everybody.. the northside boys basketball team wrapped up their regular season with win over william fleming thursday night... with the post season looming.. the vikings stand 21 and one...on the season... after a 12-0 run through the blue ridge district. alyssa rae...takes a closer look..at the vikings juggernaut.. last year the northside boys basketball team emerged as a state contender in the 3a ranks, making it all the way to the state semifinals. this year, they hope that experience helps bring them back to richmond. bright "us was making it to the state finals for really hope this mature as a team and everybody got a lot better
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really helped us take that next step the vikings closed out the regular season with a 21-1 record. notching a win over defending 2a state champions martinsville along the way. pope: "it was a heck of a hard game i was really proud of you guys because i thought that we can't battling and we found a way towards the end of the third in the fourth quarter it was really great quarter for throughout the season the team has always seemed to 'find a way,' and the senior class has been a major contributor to that success. pope: "the senior group is been everything and coach would want and i think they show leadership they care about each other." tucker: "we all work hard because we all have that one goal to win state and the younger guys is well they're hungry just as much is the seniors." as the post season begins the team will take it game by game, but it's no secret the players have their eyes on the prize. i'd love to see another state final for trip to richmond and hopefully the state championship you know you want to do want
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roanoke-- alyssa rae..wsls 10 sports nascar now... brian vickers...is back in a cup car..he'll be piloting tony stewart's #14 stewart haas ride at speedweeks..for starters.. vickers only had two races a year ago before he was sidelined with blood clots..but he's back..while tony heals---from his injured back. cup practice yesterday-- for the 75 lap sprint unlimited..the unofficial start of nascar 2016....the green flag drops tonight... on the non- points event for pole winners, former unlimited winner and former daytona 500 pole winners who competed full time in 2015.. to college wrestling now..and a battle of acc titans.. the....ranked hokies..at number 3--nc state. winner...locks up the acc dual meet title.. key match 174 with nc state leading the overall match 11-10... it's christiansburg's zach epperly against nick hall...2nd period action..
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under for the finish and the two point takedown and a 3-0 lead.. he goes on the 5-0 decision to give the hokies back the lead.. and virginia tech goes on to a 19-14 match win...to lock up the acc dual meet championship--- that is all of it.. ja wsls 10 sports. > still to come in the second half hour of virginia today ... the judge finds ashley white guilty following the death of her 5-year old son.
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three people are dead this morning following a 12- hour standoff. what nebraska police are saying about the incident.
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marketing and advertising are key when it comes to getting a company's name infront of potential clients. how one local company is helping other businesses in the area. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas. and i'm jonathan kegges. here's a live look at interstate-81 in christiansburg. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax
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dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and this morning ... three people are dead after a 12- hour standoff in omaha nebraska. police believe the incident started as a domestic dispute --
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authorities were called to the scene around ten-thirty friday morning. negotiators spent majority of the day trying to get 35-year old kenneth clark to surrender. in the end it came down to this individual surrendering peacefully, he choice not to" investigators say the suspect took his own life after killing two other men. police say it was an outcome no one wanted. the mother of noah thomas now awaits sentencing this morning. this after a judge found her guilty on all three counts of child abuse and neglect. white was charged following the death of her five year old son last march. investigators found him dead in a septic tank. judge bradley finch says white should have known her children would be in danger when she left them unattended the morning noah went missing. ashley white is schedule to be
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set to begin march 9-th. after a year-long investigation, the martinsville police department announced today 14 people charged with dealing drugs are behind bars. chief sean dunn says all 14 of those people were indicted by a grand jury on monday on 51 charges. those include the sale or distribution of cocaine, marijuana, and oxycodone. lead investigator greg johnston says the result of the investigation is for a safer city to live in. lt. greg johnston, special investigations: 04:16:41 "we strongly believe that the arrests from this operation are going to make a major impact on illegal drug activity, not only in the city of martinsville, but also in our surrounding communities." dunn says the investigation was conducted primarily in the community. and dunn says the hope is to make new arrests and indictments
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five people are displaced this morning after two apartment units catch fire. it happened in chesapeake friday evening. according to the chesapeake fire department, crews were called to the scene around nine p-m. crews were able to contain the fire a little after nine-thirty. authorities say the cold weather made the situation more challenging. there were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation. four people remain missing one week after a powerful earthquake struck taiwan. rescue crews have pulled a total of 113 bodies from the collapsed apartment block. authorities arrested the building's developer and two architects on suspicion of negligent homicide. investigators say they are accused of cutting corners during the construction process of the high-rise. security increases ahead of the pope's visit. thousands of police officers and soldiers have been deployed in
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security operation. city workers and tourists from across mexico and latin america gathered in the zocalo square. police were clearing surrounding areas for when the pontiff arrives. he is expected to greet thousands of supporters in the city. marketing and advertising are key when it comes to getting a company's name out there to potential clients. as wsls 10's patrick mckee explains ... roanoke valley based magnets u-s-a helps businesses advertise with products built in the blue ridge. patrick mckee/wsls 10 - 00-0:14 if you're like me, you have magents all over your refrigerator. some are from vacations you've taken or maybe it's a calendar from your insurance agent or business card from your realtor. some of those magnets decorating your kitchen are built in the blue ridge. nats for a quarter century, vinton based magnets usa works to make
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canada spread their message out one magnet at a time. 24-28 dale turner/founder, magnets usa we do marketing products like magnetic calendars, we do sports schedules. 1014 the products come in all shapes and sizes with content that fits an individual need. these are some of our calendar products. what we do is, the top part is the magnet, and we print the customers information here and then we have over 20 different designs of calendars. the designs cover everything from quotes to calendars, sport schedules and recipes. every year 10 million go out the door. in the company's 25 year history, they've made a quarter of a billion. the company got its start doing magnets, but it's now starting to expand into new lines, including life-long cutlery and gifts. the gift lines range from cutlery sets to a keepsake wine box and stainless steel soap with custom engraving to last forever. "we see that as being a market that's not well tapped out yet, so we're very aggressively moving into that area."
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supported by a loyal work force of 60 full time employees .. working together for a common goal. jay forrester/it manager 1:32- 1:38 "there's a family feeling here at magnets usa. it's not really something you can describe in words,we're all in this together. we're working together for a common goal that we're giving the customer a great experience and enable them to grow there own business." working together in a home. i love roanoke. it's a great place to live. we've found a lot talented people here in the roanoke valley. we don't care to move anywhere else. last year the company moved into its current 44-square foot facility in vinton. what's has filled up, so further expansion is possible in the future. be sure to tune in monday evening at six for the second part of "built in the blueridge" with wsls ten's patrick mckee.
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look at our forecast. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy
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sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin to change to freezing rain. ice accumulation is expected on top of what appears to be a shovelable snow. late monday evening plain rain looks to take over
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week here in southwest virginia ... here's a look back at some of this week's best moments. an american world war two veteran reunites with his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years. 93-year-old norwood thomas flew from virginia to australia to meet 88-year-old joyce morris for valentines day. the two first met in london shortly before d-day when thomas was 21 years old... morris was just a teenager. they reconnected on skype last year and a campaign started to raise money for a trip. both thomas and morris agree they wish their paths crossed sooner. roanoke students dress to recognize "homeless awareness day". many wore "help the homeless" t- shirts. they were designed by students and sold to raise money to support the school systems 484 homeless students. they've raised nearly 8- thousand dollars and made changes that are priceless.
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also held other events like coat drives to help homeless students. still to come on virginia today .... ace certified personal trainer pat leonard is here with some tips on making protein shakes.
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the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well
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the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold.
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in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin to change to freezing rain. ice accumulation is expected on top of what appears to be a shovelable
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rain looks to take over and last february is underway and according to reports, this is the time when majority of americans stray away from their new year's resolutions. ace certified personal trainer pat leonard shows us a few tips on making protein shakes and staying healthy. ace certified pat leonard joins wsls ten's lindee katdare and natalie faunce in the kitchen to show us a few different examples for making healthy protein shakes.
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and natalie faunce in the kitchen to show us a few different examples for making healthy protein shakes. and natalie faunce in the kitchen to show us a few different examples for making healthy protein shakes. and natalie faunce in the
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different examples for making healthy protein shakes. and natalie faunce in the kitchen to show us a few different examples for making healthy protein shakes. and natalie faunce in the
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. one woman is dead after a head on collision in roanoke county. it happened around nine p-m on hardy road. police say 19- year-old nicole simmons was killed after her vehicle crossed the center line and hitting 33- year old cristopher hash's vehicle. authorities believe drugs and alcohol could have been a factor in the crash. a lynchburg man remains behind bars after being connected to a joint child exploitation investigation. 32-year-old robert trent was arrested on a total of 25 counts related to child pornography and having indecent liberties with a child 13-years of age or under. trent is being held without bond at the lynchburg adult detention center. ashley waits awaits
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this after a judge found her guilty on all three counts of child abuse and neglect. white was charged following the death of her five year old son last march. investigators found him dead in a septic tank. ashley white is schedule to be sentenced on may 16-th. the u-s deploys additional patriot systems to south korea. pentagon officials say it's a move to counter north korea's recent actions. they say it's also a move promoting peace and security in the asia-pacific region. the patriot system can defend against incoming missiles and aircraft. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our
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just a few minutes with more news, traffic and
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dead and another is recovering falling a fatal vehicle crash. what police believe played a factor during the crash. plus ... hundreds of students take a proactive approach to politics. why washington and lee's mock convention is interesting for the 20-16 presidential race. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas.
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here's a live look from virginia tech's drill field. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs
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snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin top story this morning ... one woman is dead after a head on collision in roanoke county. it happened around nine p-m in the 22-hundred block of hardy road. police say 19- year-old nicole simmons was killed after her
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the center line and hit another vehicle head on. the other driver, 33-year old cristopher hash was taken to the hospital to be treated. authorities believe drugs and alcohol could have been a factor in the crash. a lynchburg man remains behind bars after being connected to a joint child exploitation investigation. 32-year-old robert trent was arrested on a total of 25 counts related to child pornography and having indecent liberties with a child 13-years of age or under. trent is being held without bond at the lynchburg adult detention center. rocky mount police arrest the man they say robbed the family pharmacy tuesday evening. police say 26- year-old joshua cundiff turned himself in at the franklin county jail friday evening. on tuesday -- police say cundiff came into the family pharmacy.. pulled out a gun.. and demanded drugs. the danville community comes together for the second week in a row aiming to stop violent crime.
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sparked by a shooting earlier this month in which a danville doctor was shot while walking home from the hospital. his neighbor was also shot when he came out to see what was going on. those at the event say this is a small but important step. danville regional medical center's c-e-o has also been asking citizens to submit their ideas for how to combat the violence in the city. he says since last weeks' event he has received several responses. hundreds of students take a proactive approach in politics ...by participating in the 26-th washington and lee mock convention. it's a research project students participate in that predicts the candidate who could win the white house. the event has been going at w&l since 1908. over the weekend these mock delegates will be researching articles, looking at voting trends and talking to the real delegates in their states to predict the out of power party, in this scenario, the republican
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white house. out of the 25 conventions --- the students have been right 19 times. it's a big responsibility to continue the record of accuracy, at the same time it's so exciting to be a part of the univerisity tradition," guest speakers include political analyst ann coulter. delegates will decide later today who they think could win white house. former virginia governor jim gilmore suspends his presidential campaign. gilmore joined the race last july along with 16 other candidates. during his campaign, gilmore failed to win any support --- only qualifying for two undercard debates. he won 12 votes in iowa and finished 12-th in new hampshire. gilmore says he will support his party's nominee and continue to express his concerns about anyone supporting president obama's policies. six candidates now remain in the race for the republican party. in what's news today... roanoke hosts a "firehouse primary" today. this primary will decide which candidates will run for mayor.
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at the berglund center today, you will find 12-year council veteran sherman lea on the ballot along with current vice mayor david trinkle. it's happening today from noon until seven this evening. it's opening weekend for the star city roller girls. enjoy great roller derby action as the team takes on the greenbrier roller vixens of lewisburg. it's happening today at the berglund center at six p-m. tickets start at eleven dollars. storm team ten meteorologist jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the
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attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin to change to freezing rain. ice accumulation is expected on top
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to be a shovelable snow. late monday evening plain rain looks to take over and last through parts of our tuesday. as the system pulls away light snow will once again be possible on the back side. not much has changed in terms of accumulations. here is the current thinking: roanoke, nrv, southern shenandoah: 2-5" of snow, 0.10- 0.25" of ice highlands: 5-9" of snow, 0.10- 0.25" of ice southside, lynchburg: coating-2" of snow, trace- 0.25" of ice spine of the blue ridge: 2-5" of snow, 0.25" of ice winter storm warnings will likely be issued for this event over the weekend. . it was a frigid trip up mountain lake ... some parts were colder is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds
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actual temperatures and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and lake ... some parts were colder
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that's information we learned thanks to a new weather station installed on the mountain's peak. i took on the snow covered hike on thursday to find out more. on one of the coldest mornings of the year. nat? virginia tech meteorology students brave the elements to check on their brand new weather station ... 4400 feet above sea level. :14 - :20 "it's a good location because we can actually see what's going on in the lower parts of the atmosphere when we normally can't tell what's going on up here." brandon pierson. sophomore. and as you may or may not imagine nat wind conditions can be drastically different from the lower elevations of southwest virginia to the higher. stand up -- we're standing at about 4400 feet above sea level and while it's cold in the lower elevations today it's much much different 4400 feet up. wind chills of 25 to 30 degrees below zero when you get these big gusts of wind and that's exactly why
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students picked way up here to take these measurements. "a lot of people in roanoke and blacksburg don't realize the differences you see in weather and climate as you climb up to our very highest points. we have a half a foot of new snow up here." the goal is to compare computer forecasts at the 5,000 foot level to what the new weather station actually records. :49 - 1:12 "this height in particular is good for snow and winter weather forecast. a difference of one degree will make the difference between snow, sleet, freezing rain,or just rain." john herrick sophomore which will all help to lead to more accurate weather forecasts down the road even if it takes a lot of work to get to the top. 1:12 - 1:25 "when we're setting up a weather station for research and climate monitoring purposes the top of the mountain is the perfect place and it comes with a cost."dave carroll meteorology instructor a cost .. these students say is worth it every step of the way. this is just the start for these
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the students are working to install more stations on several more mountain tops in the very near future. if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend .... you can break out your ice skates one last time this weekend. this is your last chance to enjoy the ice rink at elmowood park. skating opens today at eleven a-m and closes at ten tonight. admission is six dollars with skate rental costing you two dollars. and we want to let you know about one event cancellation for today. "cookiefest" is canceled. this event was originally scheduled to take place at north cross school later today.
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smartphones may not seem very romantic ... but some new apps aim to keep the passion alive in relationships. lindsey mastis explains. when it comes to technology and relationships -- cell phones are anything but romantic. but there are apps designed to help you and the love of your life -- keep the passion alive. from ideas for dates -- to playful games like truth or dare -- there are all kinds of apps couples can play together. kelly shaefer and kayla congdon use an app called desire. kelly shaefer, engaged - "this little app will come in handy, a lot." the busy couple will tie the knot next month -- and right now -- they're using the app to stay steamy. kayla congdon, engaged - "i can
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and then get home and completely forget about it, and all of a sudden he remembers at home, and all of a sudden, walk in the door, and bam!" come this summer -- when shaefer goes on tour with his extreme metal band -- they plan to use it to keep the spark going. kelly shaefer, engaged - "it's a great opportunity for me to let her know i'm thinking about her in a creative, 21st century kind of way." sexologist yvonka de ridder usually encourages couples to disconnect -- but admits -- some love apps can help relationships. yvonka de ridder, certified clinical sexologist - "it's like a, hey i'm thinking of you, throughout the day. and it's important for you to be able to communicate that or somehow get that message across, and we don't do that enough. we assume they should just know." some apps are very clever. the couple app -- features a virtual thumbkiss. kayla congdon, engaged - "it vibrated. it was nice..." the one vibrates whenvers tou the same part of eir screens -- at the same me. kayla cod,nged -..so even if he's away, i mean" kelly shaefer, engage-ou know i'm there. it's as ose as you can ce." her apps quiz couples -- or
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ing it, the points add up. if fails a challenge he esn'get the pois mastis:who's got the most pointright w? kayla congdon, engaged - "i . because won the challenge st nigh"d a change is happening inny uholds across the tionth more men doing laundry. e shift has some detergentd wasnmhine kerssearching male behavior re... especially since men and women wash their clothes differently. tide is experimenting with new scents that it considers to be more masculine. whirlpool has added a cycle to keep colors from mixing -- since men tend not to sort the laundry. the list for top products of the year are out - with nearly thirty making the cut for the most popular. here are some of the 29 products awarded "20-16 product of the year." market research company t-n-s conducted a nationwide survey of 40- thousand people to find the most popular items. you will soon start seeing red logos placed on the packaging and in different ads. "product of the year" is the world's largest consumer-vote award for product innovation. now to what's trending today... a look at the biggest social networking, online and
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one florida man faces assault charges after throwing an alligator through a wendy's drive- thru window. authorities say 23-year old joshua james pulled up to the window and after getting his food -- he tossed the gator in. his mother says it was nothing more than a harmless prank and the incident is being blown out of proportion. "mother: he's not a bad kid. he's a stupid kid. he did a stupid prank. he had no problem turning himself in. reporter: and you're saying he is not a violent person. mother: absolutely not. it was a total prank" james faces charges of aggravated assault and unlawful possesion and transportaion of an alligator.### a civilian is being called a "hero" by british police after helping officers catch a suspect. take a look. the suspect was running away from police when a man standing on the side casually sticks his foot
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being chased. after falling down, two police officers jumped at their chance to arrest the man. according to authorities, the suspect was a drug dealer. donald trump fans show their support for him in various ways ... several supports have made their appearance at rallies with signs, hats, buttons and shirts. this one man is getting a little more creative than others. he came dressed as the "trump wall." it happened during donald's rally in tampa florida. earlier this week, the presidential candidate autographed a "mini trump" look-a-like's hand in louisiana. a group of scientists detect ripples in space time as predicted by albert einstein 100 years ago. scientists in washington d-c announced their discovery on thursday. no one every thought it would be detected because of the the small size and effect of a
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the sound was detected on september 14-th when international astrophysicists used a billion dollar intrument. back in 19-16, einstein explained his general theory of realtivity. it says large bodies of space such as planets or black holes have so much mass, they can actually bend space time creating sound. jonathan kegges joins us with for a look at our forecast. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention
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winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. cranked back up--- and the vikings---are dialing in for another postseason push..
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team wrapped up their regular season with win over william fleming thursday night... with the post season looming.. the vikings stand 21 and one...on the season... after a 12-0 run through the blue ridge district. alyssa rae...takes a closer look..at the vikings juggernaut.. last year the northside boys basketball team emerged as a state contender in the 3a ranks, making it all the way to the state semifinals. this year, they hope that experience helps bring them back to richmond. bright "us was making it to the state finals for really hope this mature as a team and everybody got a lot better and just working on the season really helped us take that next step the vikings closed out the regular season with a 21-1 record. notching a win over defending 2a state champions martinsville along the way.
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game i was really proud of you guys because i thought that we can't battling and we found a way towards the end of the third in the fourth quarter it was really great quarter for throughout the season the team has always seemed to 'find a way,' and the senior class has been a major contributor to that success. pope: "the senior group is been everything and coach would want and i think they show leadership they care about each other." tucker: "we all work hard because we all have that one goal to win state and the younger guys is well they're hungry just as much is the seniors." as the post season begins the team will take it game by game, but it's no secret the players have their eyes on the prize. i'd love to see another state final for trip to richmond and hopefully the state championship you know you want to do want to state championship." in roanoke-- alyssa rae..wsls 10 sports nascar now... brian vickers...is back in a cup car..he'll be piloting tony stewart's #14 stewart haas ride at speedweeks..for starters..
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year ago before he was sidelined with blood clots..but he's back..while tony heals---from his injured back. cup practice yesterday-- for the 75 lap sprint unlimited..the unofficial start of nascar 2016....the green flag drops tonight... on the non- points event for pole winners, former unlimited winner and former daytona 500 pole winners who competed full time in 2015.. to college wrestling now..and a battle of acc titans.. the....ranked hokies..at number 3--nc state. winner...locks up the acc dual meet title.. key match 174 with nc state leading the overall match 11-10... it's christiansburg's zach epperly against nick hall...2nd period action.. epperly in on the shot...then ducks under for the finish and the two point takedown and a 3-0 lead.. he goes on the 5-0 decision to give the hokies back the lead..
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match win...to lock up the acc dual meet championship--- that is all of it.. ja wsls 10 sports. > still to come in the second half hour of virginia today ... the judge finds ashley white guilty following the death of her 5-year old son.
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three people are dead this morning following a 12- hour standoff. what nebraska police are saying about the incident. plus ... marketing and advertising are key when it comes to getting a company's name infront of potential clients. how one local company is helping other businesses in the area. good morning and thanks for
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i'm rachel lucas. and i'm jonathan kegges. here's a live look from our poor mountain skycam. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to
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area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into this morning ... three people are dead after a 12- hour standoff in omaha nebraska. police believe the incident started as a domestic dispute -- eventually turning deadly.
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scene around ten-thirty friday morning. negotiators spent majority of the day trying to get 35-year old kenneth clark to surrender. in the end it came down to this individual surrendering peacefully, he choice not to" investigators say the suspect took his own life after killing two other men. police say it was an outcome no one wanted. the mother of noah thomas now awaits sentencing this morning. this after a judge found her guilty on all three counts of child abuse and neglect. white was charged following the death of her five year old son last march. investigators found him dead in a septic tank. judge bradley finch says white should have known her children would be in danger when she left them unattended the morning noah went missing. ashley white is schedule to be sentenced on may 16-th. noah's dad paul thomas' trial is set to begin march 9-th.
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martinsville police department announced today 14 people charged with dealing drugs are behind bars. chief sean dunn says all 14 of those people were indicted by a grand jury on monday on 51 charges. those include the sale or distribution of cocaine, marijuana, and oxycodone. lead investigator greg johnston says the result of the investigation is for a safer city to live in. lt. greg johnston, special investigations: 04:16:41 "we strongly believe that the arrests from this operation are going to make a major impact on illegal drug activity, not only in the city of martinsville, but also in our surrounding communities." dunn says the investigation was conducted primarily undercover working with people in the community. the investigation is ongoing, and dunn says the hope is to make new arrests and indictments every three months. five people are displaced this morning after two apartment
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it happened in chesapeake friday evening. according to the chesapeake fire department, crews were called to the scene around nine p-m. crews were able to contain the fire a little after nine-thirty. authorities say the cold weather made the situation more challenging. there were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation. four people remain missing one week after a powerful earthquake struck taiwan. rescue crews have pulled a total of 113 bodies from the collapsed apartment block. authorities arrested the building's developer and two architects on suspicion of negligent homicide. investigators say they are accused of cutting corners during the construction process of the high-rise. the u-s deploys additional patriot systems to south korea. pentagon officials say it's a move to counter north korea's recent actions. they say it's also a move promoting peace and security in the asia-pacific region. the patriot system can defend against incoming missiles
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marketing and advertising are key when it comes to getting a company's name out there to potential clients. as wsls 10's patrick mckee explains ... roanoke valley based magnets u-s-a helps businesses advertise with products built in the blue ridge. patrick mckee/wsls 10 - 00-0:14 if you're like me, you have magents all over your refrigerator. some are from vacations you've taken or maybe it's a calendar from your insurance agent or business card from your realtor. some of those magnets decorating your kitchen are built in the blue ridge. nats for a quarter century, vinton based magnets usa works to make businesses across the u.s. and canada spread their message out one magnet at a time. 24-28 dale turner/founder, magnets usa we do marketing products like magnetic calendars, we do sports schedules. 1014 the products come in all shapes and sizes with content that fits an individual need. these are some of our calendar products. what we do is, the top part is the magnet, and we print the customers
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have over 20 different designs of calendars. the designs cover everything from quotes to calendars, sport schedules and recipes. every year 10 million go out the door. in the company's 25 year history, they've made a quarter of a billion. the company got its start doing magnets, but it's now starting to expand into new lines, including life-long cutlery and gifts. the gift lines range from cutlery sets to a keepsake wine box and stainless steel soap with custom engraving to last forever. "we see that as being a market that's not well tapped out yet, so we're very aggressively moving into that area." aggressive growth that's supported by a loyal work force of 60 full time employees .. working together for a common goal. jay forrester/it manager 1:32- 1:38 "there's a family feeling here at magnets usa. it's not really something you can describe in words,we're all in this
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that we're giving the customer a great experience and enable them to grow there own business." working together in a place they're proud to call home. i love roanoke. it's a great place to live. we've found a lot talented people here in the roanoke valley. we don't care to move anywhere else. last year the company moved into its current 44-square foot facility in vinton. what's surprised them is how quickly it has filled up, so further expansion is possible in the future. for wsls 10, i'm patrick mckee. be sure to tune in monday evening at six for the second part of "built in the blueridge" with wsls ten's patrick mckee. now to jonathan kegges with a look at our forecast. the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as
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the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention then turns to a winter storm that looks to bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be
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precipitation type initially from sunday through monday morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin to change to freezing rain. ice accumulation is expected on top of what appears to be a shovelable snow. late monday evening plain rain looks to take over and last through parts of our tuesday. as the system pulls away light snow will once again be possible on the back side. not much has is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the
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week here in southwest virginia ... here's a look back at some of this week's best moments. an american world war two veteran reunites with his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years. 93-year-old norwood thomas flew from virginia to australia to meet 88-year-old joyce morris for valentines day. the two first met in london shortly before d-day when thomas was 21 years old... morris was just a teenager. they reconnected on skype last year and a campaign started to raise money for a trip. both thomas and morris agree they wish their paths crossed sooner. roanoke students dress to recognize "homeless awareness day". many wore "help the homeless" t- shirts. they were designed by students and sold to raise money to support the school systems 484 homeless students. they've raised nearly 8-
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changes that are priceless. roanoke city schools have also held other events like coat drives to help homeless students. still to come on virginia today ... it's valentine's day weekend and love is in the air. an inside look "her perfect day bridal showcase" and this event can help future brides get ready for their big day! don't forget when we're not on the air we've made it easy to get updates on the go. you have several options... including liking us on facebook by simply searching for "wsls ten". you can also find news and traffic on your smartphone or tablet .. with the "wsls ten news app." and for your latest weather and traffic information .. including radar and future forecasts ... download our "storm team ten weather app." all you have to do is search for wsls in your i- phone or android
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the arctic chill is settling in as we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual temperatures dip into the upper single digits and low teens overnight. our attention
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bring snow, ice, and rain to the area starting late sunday evening. saturday: few flakes early. partly cloudy and very cold. highs in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits. saturday night: partly cloudy and cold with lows around 10. sunday: partly cloudy and cold. not as windy with highs in the mid to upper 20s. light snow develops later sunday evening. snow becomes moderate at times overnight sunday and into monday morning. snow looks to be the dominate precipitation type initially
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morning. expect the monday morning commute to be impacted. late monday morning through the early afternoon snow will begin to change to freezing rain. ice accumulation is expected on top of what appears to be a shovelable snow. late monday evening plain rain looks to take over and last through parts of our tuesday. as the system pulls away light snow will once
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for some couples, that means engagement! onawa allen gives us an inside look "her prefect day bridal showcase." topic: her perfect day bridal showcase, taking place on february 21st 1. tell us about the her perfect day bridal showcase? 2. who should attend this event? 3. how much does it cost to get in? 4. where can our viewers
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taking place on february 21st 1. tell us about the her perfect day bridal showcase? 2. who should attend this event? 3. how much does it cost to get in? 4. where can our viewers find more information? taking place on february 21st 1.
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. one woman is dead after a head on collision in roanoke county. it happened around nine p-m on hardy road. police say 19- year-old nicole simmons was killed after her vehicle crossed the center line and hitting 33- year old cristopher hash's vehicle. authorities believe drugs and alcohol could have been a factor in the crash. a lynchburg man remains behind bars after being connected to a joint child exploitation investigation. 32-year-old robert trent was arrested on a total of 25
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pornography and having indecent liberties with a minor. trent is being held without bond at the lynchburg adult detention center. ashley white awaits sentencing. this after a judge found her guilty on all three counts of child abuse and neglect. white was charged following the death of her five year old son last march. investigators found him dead in a septic tank. ashley white is schedule to be sentenced on may 16-th. this information just in to our news room - virginia tech has just issued a crime alert for an attempted robbery on campus. it happened just after midnight last night in the dietrick parking lot. police tell us a man was attacked by a man who was armed with a knife. the man tried to steal the victims wallet, then ran away. we will have more details on our website wsls dot com.
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we speak on this saturday. with the winds cranked up as well wind chills will be held in the in the single digits all day long. winds begin to relax tonight, but actual virginia today.
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good morning. life threatening cold. polar vortex delivering bone-chilling temperatures from minnesota to the northeast. record setting cold pushing the mercury to near zero in the big appl warnings everywhere to stay inside. >> you should take this weather very, very seriously. >> how long will it last? dylan is tracking it all. southern discomfort. the republican candidates
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tonight. the field getting smaller as the stakes grow larger. will donald trump follow through on his suit to sue ted cruz? can marco rubio comeback? can john kasich keep the new hampshire momentum going? jumping into action. incredible rescue caught on camera. a car with a woman and her baby inside plunges in the water. and more bad blood? another kanye west/taylor swift feud this morning over racy music. she says she gave her blessing. her team says not true. it doesn't look like she is ready to shake it off. today, saturday, february 13th, 2016. because we got bad blood

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