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- "it's always important to vote. you can't live in a democracy like this without voting." now at six... heading to the polls... people in the star city cast their votes for the next mayor and city council. plus.... roadside hero ... how one virginia man saved a driver from a burning car. and... a famous alum pays a visit to william fleming high school... how it's a slam dunk for students and the community. good evening, and thanks for joining us for wsls 10 at six. i'm brie jackson. a winter storm watch is in effect along with record low temperatures possible tonight. storm team 10 has been tracking the cold and the next winter storm heading our way. alan auglis joins us with the latest. alan ... wind chill advisory in effect until 10 am sunday. winter storm watch in effect sunday afternoon through noon
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snow, sleet and freezing rain. tonight: clear and blustery with lows in the single digits to low teens. wind chills in the single digits to below 0. sunday: clouds thicken and cold with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s. sunday night: snow develops with lows in the low 20s. monday: snow transitions over to a wintry mix of sleet then freezing rain by monday afternoon and evening. highs in the low to mid 30s. tuesday: morning freezing rain or rain ends by midday. highs in the mid 40s. wednesday: partly sunny and milder with mountain snow showers. the high 47. thursday: mostly sunny braving the cold weather to cast
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the democratic primary is underway at the berglund center. the mayor's seat is up for grabs along with several city council positions. wsls ten's duke carter is live in ronaoke. duke polls close in less than an hour. how is voter turnout so far? i spoke with the chair of the democratic committee and he says they were not expecting a huge turnout mainly because of the cold weather. they printed out 4 thousand ballots and they say by 3 this afternoon half were already used. when i arrived around 2 --- just two hours after the polls opened --- there was a line of cars....which were for people who voted curbside. inside the berglund center
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waiting to cast their vote. i spoke with some of them and say the average wait time was about 30-40 minutes. but despite the wait people voted --- including millenials. they say they want to see ronaoke grow. i feel like we have a lot of potential, i want a mayor and even city council members honor some of the potential we have we have so many different citizens even young roanoke city citizens that can just make change," others who voted say they want to see more businesses in the area. the feel economic development could equate to more people working in the city. i am for growth in the city and i think that it's important that it grows in the right direction with the right people leading it, and leaders are very important,"
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once they're close workers will begin tabulating the results...and we're expected to hear from mayoral candidates tonight at 11. in roanoke duke carter wsls ten. u-s supreme court justice antonin scalia has died. he was 79. the u-s marshal's service says the justice died at a private residence in texas. the service's spokesman says scalia was found dead this morning when he did not appear for breakfast. we are one week away from the south carolina republican primary. the six remaining gop candidates face off tonight. some hit the campaign trail ahead of tonight's debate. nbc's chris pollone reports. for the first time in the 2016 campaign, just six republican candidates will be on the debate stage saturday night.. trying to impress voters in south carolina. it's a state with a large percentage of voters who call themselves conservative evangelical christians. a fact
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s/ sen. ted cruz / r presidential candidate:17 - :30 "they're looking for a consistent conservative, someone who has a proven record of defending the constitution, of defending the defending the bill of rights, of defending the free market principle and judeo-christian values that are the foundation of this great nation." cruz and donald trump have been sparring online and over the airwaves for weeks. each claiming an election "win" since voting started. will they attack each other in person tonight, in a state known for its rough and tumble campaigns? s/ donald trump / r presidential candidate:43 - :46 "you have cruz. find out where he gets his money!" perhaps the most pressure tonight is on florida senator marco rubio. analysts say he needs a strong debate performance. he was widely panned for his poor performance in the last debate. and now cruz is portraying him as a flip- flopping opportunist. the next democratic contest is saturday in nevada. where vermont senator bernie sanders hopes to keep the pressure on hillary clinton. s/ sen. bernie sanders / d presidential candidate 1:08 - 1:18 we surprised them in iowa, we surprised them in new hampshire, we're gonna surprise them here in nevada!
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searching for momentum. with super tuesday and hundreds of delegates up for grabs coming in a little more than two weeks. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. students at washington and lee university have predicted who they think will win the 2016 presidential election. over 1300 delegates have predicted donald trump will win the race for the white house. ted cruz came in second and marco rubio rounded up the top three. students also nominated kentucky governor matt bevin for vice president. out of the 25 conventions --- students have been right 19 times. guest speaker newt gingrich spoke today. a man is dead after being hit by a train in pittsylvania county. it happened on northside drive after nine this morning. gretna police say 70 year old walter davis was crossing the train tracks when he was hit by a norfolk southern train. the incident remains under investigation. talk about a good samaritan. a
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in henrico county. it happened around four this morning on interstate 64. a car ran off the road and hit a sign post. before crews arrived ... a 65 year old man noticed the car smoking and heard the driver screaming for help. police say he pulled the driver out of the car before it burst into flames. crews extinguished the blaze and transported the driver to the hospital. after speaking with police...offciers say the good samaritan continued on to work for the day. this weekend was a slam dunk at william fleming high school ... as a famous alum paid a visit. wsls 10's rachel lucas tells us how nba star troy daniels is teaching students to make the right moves...on and off the court. from william fleming high school, it's been a long road for roanoke native troy daniels. but after receiving honors from his high school saturday, he wanted to talk to local youth about making
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"i'm proud to be from roanoke, virginia. when other people are asked where they come from, they say virginia. when they ask me, i say roanoke, virginia." troy daniels, a shooting guard for the charlotte hornets returned home after his high school jersey, number 30 was retired from william flemming high school. although basketball has taken him across the u.s., he says he is a proud roanoke native. and wanted to come home to talk to kids about hard work, dedication and about how making positive choices earned his way to the nba. 45-:55 "thats what i built my career on. that's what i built my life on, is hard work. i just want them to know that you can't get anywhere if you don't put in the work. i just want to reiterate that to these guys. there is even time for the boys and girls club and local basketball teams to get autographs and get their picture taken. he says he hopes to serve as a role model for kids across southwest virginia. in roanoke i'm rachel lucas wsls10
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are taking on "steve austin's broken skull challenge." rachel burks and allison haynes go head to head sunday night in the "summit race". the show airs on on c-m-t. rachel graduated from cave spring high school and allison lives in christiansburg. they both trained hard. here's what the two competitors are saying about the challenge. so excited i enjoyed the anticipation the whole time and my children are super excited about it, mainly i just want my kids to see that you put your hearts towards anything, you can get it, just set the goal, set the bar and push drive forward," my experience was overall amazing i would highly suggest that if anyone wh is every considering even doing this particular show or any kind of challenging event like this i highly encourage them to do so," "steve austin's broken skull challenge" airs sunday night at 8
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still ahead -- valentine's day is almost here and you may be looking for a last minute gift. we'll tell you some places that can help you out ... in a wsls
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the corner and you may be scrambling for those last minute presents for your sweetheart. don't panic ... kate rogers tells us some places that are shaking things up this year. in a panic over last minute flowers for valentine's day? it's not too late. a new crop of on-demand flower startups are promising to make your lover happy in a few hours or less. new york city based florist rachel cho is busy fulfilling same day orders for "the bouqs" company. the california based start-up is sourcing flowers from eco-friendly farms in south
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nationwide five day and next day delivery. and they've recently added same-day services to 130 markets from artisans like rachel. the bouqs company says their leaner supply chain-- cutting out the middle man-- leads to lower costs. sot john tabis / ceo and cofounder the bouqs company :38-1:00 "one of the things you will see that is very different for us vs. competitors is that pricing, especially this time of year around valentines day. so, you can go onto our site today, you can order 1 dozen roses delivered on valentine's day for 40 dollars flat. because we don't have those multiple levels of supply chain, between us and you as the consumer, we don't have to sort of bear the mark ups at every step along the way. we can offer that price year round." armed with sleek apps, vc dollars, and a focus on sustainability, competitors in the on demand ecofriendly space include bloomthat, which wraps its flowers in compostable burlap and urbanstems, using its own in house bike couriers for delivery. standup kate rogers / cnbc 1:17-1:34 while spending on flowers for valentine's day has remained
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at nearly $2 billion, the more traditional florist industry has taken a hit over the past decade, going from more than $9 billion dollars in 2006 to less than $6 billion dollars last year, as online retailers and grocery stores increased their market share. which is why savvy florists like rachel are turning to the bouqs. sot rachel cho / florists 1:38--1:53 "the bouqs customer, they keep on growing because they retain their customers, as well as they're reaching out to many different people and the demographic has been both very young, but it's also very broad range. its not only valentines day, its birthdays, its anniversaries, and gifts for their parents. so there's a lot of opportunities to buy flowers and make people happy." all of this ahead of what rachel expects to
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some very happy you're looking at a live look of from our tower cam
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winter storm watch in effect sunday afternoon through noon tuesday for snow, sleet and freezing rain. tonight: clear and blustery with lows in the single digits to low teens. wind chills in the single digits to below 0. sunday: clouds thicken and cold with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s. sunday night: snow develops with lows in the low 20s. monday: snow transitions over to a wintry mix of sleet then freezing rain by monday afternoon and evening. highs in the low to mid 30s. tuesday: morning freezing rain or rain ends by midday. highs in the mid 40s. wednesday: partly sunny and milder with mountain snow showers. the high 47. thursday: mostly sunny and chilly with highs in the low 40s. friday: a warming trend begins with highs around 50 with a mix of sun and clouds.
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our next chance for precipitation which would be rain with temperatures in the upper 50s. weather closed captioning lots of college action going on today.. #7 ranked uva is at tower cam wind chill advisory in effect until 10 am sunday. winter storm watch in effect sunday afternoon through noon tuesday for snow, sleet and freezing rain. tonight: clear and blustery with lows in the single digits to low teens. wind chills in the single digits to below 0. sunday: clouds thicken and cold with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s. sunday night: snow develops with lows in the low 20s. monday: snow transitions over to a wintry mix of sleet then freezing rain by monday afternoon and evening. highs in the low to mid 30s. tuesday: morning freezing rain or rain ends by
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and milder with mountain snow showers. the high 47. thursday: mostly sunny and chilly with highs in the low 40s. friday: a warming trend begins with highs around 50 with a mix of sun and clouds. saturday: a low pressure brings our next chance for precipitation which would be rain with temperatures in the upper 50s. tower cam wind chill advisory in effect until 10 am sunday. winter storm watch in effect sunday afternoon through noon tuesday for snow, sleet and freezing rain. tonight: clear and blustery with lows in the single digits to low teens. wind chills in the single digits to below 0. sunday: clouds thicken and cold with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s. sunday night: snow develops with lows in the low 20s. monday: snow transitions over to
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then freezing rain by monday afternoon and evening. highs in the low to mid 30s. tuesday: morning freezing rain or rain ends by midday. highs in the mid 40s. wednesday: partly sunny and milder with mountain snow showers. the high 47. thursday: mostly sunny and chilly with highs in the low 40s. friday: a warming trend begins with highs around 50 with a mix of sun and clouds. saturday: a low pressure brings our next chance for precipitation which would be rain with temperatures in the upper 50s. weather closed captioning lots of college action going on today.. #7 ranked uva is at
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have an update on that game. and wvu does it again.. the 10th ranked mountaineers pick up another win.. sports is
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it's the nba all- star weekend.. and charlotte hornets guard troy daniels is back at his alma mater william fleming. he had his jersey retired at the boys baskteball game thursday night... as we mentioned ealier in the newscast.. this morning he spoke to youth about making good decisions... he also spent time meeting the boys and girls club and giving autographs. cave spring and duke product j.j. redick on the other hand is in the all-star weekend activities. the clippers guard will participate in the foot locker 3-point contest tonght at 8.. he's in good company! stephen curry and james harden are among this years participants.
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win over rival virginia tech on tuesday.. today they continue acc play at duke. the game right now is in the second half.. the score is 61-60 duke leads. uva is on a 7 game winning streak. duke is coming off a big win over louisville. more acc action. as i just mentioned.. louisville trying to bounce back from their loss at duke.. they faced notre dame on the road. louisville off to a 4-0 start and demetrius jackson trims the lead with the 3- pointer. -the cards can hit triples too,, damion lee drains the 3 early. -louisville trailing by one in the first half..lee again from 3- point land puts them up by 2. -with the clock running down before halftime.. matz stockman throws down the dunk but it's the fighting irish that pull off the upset 71-66. coach huggins and company looking for their 8th straight win
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-"press virginia' in effect early.. wvu gets the steal and jonathan holton makes the layup.. they go up 22-7. -tcu trying to hang.. j.d. miller on the inbounds to chauncey collins who's going to slam down the dunk! -mountaineers really pulling away in the 2nd half.. in transition.. tosses it up to holton for the bucket. -and devin williams going to the hoop.. makes the basket and gets the and-1 as wvu rolls 73-42. some more college scores from today.. winthrop hit a jumper at the buzzer to beat the radford's men's team 86-84. the radford women's team picked up a 61-50 win over charleston southern. to news and notes #6 ranked kansas beats #3 oklahoma 76-72. -peyton mannings teammate c.j. anderson thinks thet manning should quote "ride off in the
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speaking of broncos.. cornerback aqib talib was fined 26 grand for his penalties in the super bowl. in the kentucky- south carolina game today.. we aren't even 3 minutes into the game when wildcats coach john calipari gets a technical foul. and then gets ejected!! you can see the team trying to hold him back.. didn't hurt the team though.. kentucky won big 89-62. stay with us... we'll be right back. i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl.
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we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding.
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or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto .
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on this saturday night, breaking news. antonin scalia, the longest serving justice on the u.s. supreme court is dead. he was the court's most influential conservative. tonight, we look back at his life and his legacy. deadly weather. dozens of vehicles crash in a massive pileup in pennsylvania. a large part of the country endures extreme life-threatening cold. the showdown. tonight, republicans debate. a make or break moment for some of the six remaining candidates.
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the pop pushe pushing on the pressure to step up the fight against corruption and violence. gasoline delivered to your car on demand. night "nightly news" begins now. from nbc world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news. reporting tonight, erica hill. good evening. justice antonin scalia, the supreme court's most influential conservative has died. the 79-year-old appointed by president ronald reagan almost three decades ago was found dead in texas. known for his strong language, he was widely respected by his colleagues and by the many who disagreed with his legal findings. john roberts praised justice scalia as an extraordinary individual, calls his passing a great loss to the court and the

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