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christiansburg. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through
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cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows voter turnout, the polls are closed and we now know the candidates who won nominations during the firehouse primary. the democratic primary wrapped up at the berglund center late saturday night. the mayor's seat is up for grabs with sherman lea winning the nomination with about 1600 votes. several city council positions seats are also up for grabs with anita price, freeda cathcart and trish white boyd gaining the nomination. wsls ten's duke carter shares their reaction. nats "the three winners for city
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trish white boyd and freeda cathcart, cheers" cheers filled the berglund center saturday evening. after about 4 hours of counting ballots --- the candidates running roanoke city office --- learned who is one step to being on city council. nats yes we won woo hoo incumbent councilwoman anita price shares her reaction. anita price/councilwo man "this has been an amazing adventure and i'm so so happy and so appreciative of everyone who came out here and stayed and saw the process through," people came out and voted despite the freezing cold temperatures. which is a reason freeda cathcart and trish white boyd are grateful their names will be ballot during the may election. . trish white boyd/won democratic nominee for council "i'm excited i thank all of my supporters for coming out, it was bitter cold and they came out and i truly appreciate it and i'm excited about the possibility of being on council and doing what i can do to serve this city," freeda cathcart/won democratic nominee
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"i'm excited, i'm thrilled i'm so grateful for the people who came out here to vote today, i work hard and i will continue to working hard to earn everyone's vote" nats sherman lea 1569 votes and dave trinkle 1434 cheers sherman lea supporters hugged each other after learning he could be the next mayor in the city of roanoke. sherman lea/ won democratic nominee for mayor "first give all honor to god, i thank god for allowing this to take place, i want to thank my team that worked hard very hard," very hard to defeat his opponent dave trinkle. dave trinkle/ "i'm just disappointed a little bit surprised, it was a great effort a lot of people showed up, but there were a lot of hurdles, there were long lines people had to wait, people left, i just wished, we need to make it an easier process, my congratulation s to sherman and
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just figure out where to go from here," but in the meantime these nominees' names will go on the ballot for the may election. in roanoke dc wsls ten. students at washington and lee university predict donald trump to win the 20-16 presidential election. over 1300 delegates predicted 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 yesterday. news struck last night shocking political branches across the nation. supreme court justice antonin scalia died in texas saturday at the age of 79. karin caifa has the latest from washington d-c.
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surprise to many here in washington on a saturday afternoon, and it wasnt long before tributes came pouring in for supreme court justice antonin scalia. but also, the discussion about a successor and the political battle that is yet to come. shocking and surprising news on saturday. supreme court justice antonin scalia, dead at the age of 79, while on a hunting trip to texas. he was said to have gone to bed friday night not feeling well. he was found unresponsive saturday afternoon. traveling in california, president obama offered his condolences. president barack obama "for almost 30 years, justice antonin scalia was a larger than life presence on the bench, a brilliant legal mind with an energetic style." appointed in 1986 by president reagan -- he was the first italian-american to be seated on the high court. he was a strong, vocal conservative voice throughout
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of roe v. wade, and a dissenting voice in last term's same-sex marriage cases . most recently, he was criticized for his comments regarding affirmative action. with the tributes -- questions about who will succeed scalia -- and who will appoint that person. president obama said, he intends to make that nomination in due time. but hours after the news broke, the republican presidential candidates took the debate stage in greenville, south carolina, hosted by c-b-s news -- and expressed their opinions on how things should play out. donald trump, r presidential candidate "it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it. it's called delay, delay, delay." jeb bush, r presidential candidate "there should be a consensus orientation on that nomination, and there's no doubt in my mind that barack obama will not have a consensus pick when he submits that person to the senate" there is the political side to this story, but there is also the personal. scalia was a devout catholic he is survived by his wife maureen, as well as 9 children, and many grandchildren. the white house says president obama on saturday night called one of scalia's sons,
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in washington, i'm karin caifa. texas's abortion law is up for oral arguments in just two-and-a-half weeks ... and justice scalia's death has a huge impact on how the court interprets the law. the question now is whether hospital-like building standards and other requirements will put a burden on women trying to get an abortion. an attorney who lobbied for pro- choice texas last season says the impact of scalia's death passing cannot be overstated. the stakes of the election just got much, much higher. not only for women, but for latinos, for immigrants, for pretty much anyone who's got a stake in civil rights issues." that's because the supreme court now has 4 liberals ... 3 conservatives... and one wild card. anti-abortion advocates say they hope to shape the next few decades by running down the clock this year. storm team ten meteorologist
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. as southwest virginia is bracing for the frigid temperatures - aaa has advice for drivers to breakdown. as southwest virginia is bracing jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. . jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being.
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better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a commute. the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as with the storm we saw in
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due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with ice accumulations approach .25". power outages will be possible. for more in depth look at the storm check out wsls.com/weath erblog. rain takes over on tuesday as temperatures rise into the 40s. 50s are possible by friday. . if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off
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as southwest virginia is bracing for the frigid temperatures - aaa has advice for drivers to lessen the likelihood of a breakdown. start your vehicle on a daily basis and let it warm up - even if you don't plan on driving that day. this will help prevent the battery from losing its power during a cold snap. make sure your vehicle is filled with anit-freeze to prevent your vehicle from overheating. don't dilute windshield fluid with water - it can cause the fluid to freeze and crack it's plastic housing. for more tips visit us online at wsls dot com. and as the winter storm moves in, we want to remind you of our wsls ten weather app. the app features the latest weather updates as well as school,business and church closings. it's available to i-phone and android users in the app store. if you're looking for something
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do on this valentine's day, you and your sweetheart can brake out the ice skates and head downtown roanoke. today is the last day to skate on the ice at elmwood park. the ice rink opens today from noon until seven tonight. admission is six dollars. skate rental is two dollars. all month, we are highlighting couples in southwest virgnina with our "virginia valentine's" segment. couples around the region have sent these pictures in of them and their sweethearts. if you would like to submit a picture of you and your loved one, send it to news at wsls dot-com. be sure to detail how long you've been together and a story of how
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when we go to the store, i find my box of honey bunches of oats and i'm checking to see if i packaged it. best cereal in the world right there.
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now to what's trending today... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. it's a big week for jimmy fallon ... he's celebrating two years as host of "the tonight show." nbc is commemorating the
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"valentine" of sorts. it's a special filled with some of the best moments from fallon's first two years. starting tomorrow night, fallon will be doing his show from los angeles. it's all part of what's been a magic carpet ride for the "tonight show" host that he still finds himself getting used to. among fallon's guests for the coming week in los angeles are will ferrell, jennifer lopez, ronda rousey and pitbull. love is in the air in the philippine capital! three hundred and fifty couples tied the knot in a mass wedding in manila on friday. the ceremony was officiated by former philippine president and now manila mayor joseph ejercito estrada. mass weddings have become popular in the philippines as a way for couples who can't afford a ceremony to tie the knot. this wedding was put on by the city of manila in the lead up to valentine's day. hundreds of washington d-c
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children with cancer for valentine's day in one unusual way. take a look at this. runners geared up in their best undergarments during saturday's seventh annual "cupid's undie run." it was below freezing in d-c... but that didn't stop this brave bunch from supporting a good cause. the cupid's undie run raises awareness and money for neurofibromatosi s research through the children's tumor foundation. jonathan kegges joins us with for a look at our forecast. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank
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the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as
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january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread continues in toronto... how roanoke's jj redick fared in the three point shootout is coming up. plus... the cavs come down to the wire at cameron indoor stadium. all that and more is up next in sports.
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ood morning everybody.. the opening of nascar--2016 with the non- points..sprint unlimited.. any time these guys are racing..for money... and just money... all bets are off... to daytona..were 25 of the finest drivers in the world..get ready
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from the birthplace of speed. 24 laps in...brian vickers..subbing for the injured tony stewart...has a tire problem and gets loose..he's into the wall that's a hard lick. and his night is over.. later...lap 44....the rare occurence..the 48 of jimmie johnson is spinning into the infield... his night is done... this race..would go into the overtime period..where denny hamlin would get the the commonwealth caution came out... he's your top ten.. uva's accomplished a lot of great things on the hardwoods in recent years. winning at cameron indoor...is not one of them. tony bennett's team has won 7
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number 7 in the nation-- but the last uva win at duke...1995... freshman brandon ingram...gave duke a boost..pouring in 25 points with a hot hand.. uva..counters with malcolm brogdon..on the break second half..for 2 of his 18.. this one came to the wire.. it's watch..harial shayok....the fake shot pass to brogdon for the improbable over the shoulder reverse layup.. uva by one...10 seconds left.. but duke..final possession...it's grayson allen gets it back..and somehow gets the shot off in the lane... it drops..at the buzzer..and duke has beaten uva at cameron...17 straight times.. 63-62 the final.. roanoke's own jj redick...represen ting the
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point shootout.. jj....torched the twin for 20 points in the five rack shootout... tieing for third place with two others.. so--only three advance, so they had a three way shootout.. jj edged rockets all star james hardin by a point...but was nipped by the suns devin booker....to get eliminated. klay thompson of the golden state warriors ..won the competition.. that's all of it. still ahead ... at least three people are dead pennsylvania. how the american red cross
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i get out of work and i go to the store, and somebody's, smellin' around, "mmm! i smell cookies." i say, "oh no, you just smell me. i just got out of work. that's honey bunches of oats, that's all."
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one person is dead and two others injured following a shooting at a florida college. what police say caused the suspect to open fire. plus ... a virginia man saves a life during a fiery crash in henrico county. what the man says his first instinct was. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas. here's a live look from the roanoke- blacksburg regional airport skycam. let's head outside for a check of the weather form storm
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if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to the snow will pick up in making for a commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly
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dead this morning following an officer involved shooting. virginia state police say they are investigating the incident that happened in buckingham county. police say they responded to a call of a man attacking two people inside a store. 19-year old dyzhawn perkins fled the store before police arrived, breaking into an elderly couples home. when two officers arrived, the suspect and one officer got into a scuffle. that's when authorities fired shots killing perkins. turning to national headlines. a man accused of shooting three himself in. police say lamont postell junior shot the victims after a fight at a party. authorities say one bethune cookman university student died during the daytona beach shooting and two others are injured. police say the suspect originally ran from the scene
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postell is facing murder and attempted murder charges. the school held a candlelight vigil for the dead student, who played on the university's football team. three people are dead after a 50- car pile up on a major pennsylvania interstate. it happened saturday morning when drifting snow caused a series of crashes involving fifty cars on interstate-78. sate authorities say say 46 people were taken by ems to local hospitals --- others were airlifted by helicopter. firefighters were also called to the scene to rescue several drivers and passengers trapped in cars. the american red cross set up warming shelters at the jonestown fire hall for some uninjured motorists who were stranded. they were able to get food and transportation to hotels. a man is dead after being hit by a train in pittsylvania county.
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after nine saturday morning. gretna police say 70 year old walter davis was crossing the train tracks when he was hit by a norfolk southern train. investigation. a virginia man saves a life following a car crash in henrico county. 65 year old meredith conyers senior says he was on his to work around four saturday morning when he noticed a car engulfed in smoke. conyers says his first instinct was to get out and see if anyone was in the car ... and was surprised a man was inside screaming for help. crews extinguished the blaze and transported the driver to the hospital. after speaking with police... conyers continued on to work for the day. it's been four years since the prison system called rashad younger not by name .. but as inmate number 1438116. this is the only mugshot .. he has to show for years behind
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wsls ten's lindsey ward tell's the story of this man ... who now goes to jail every other week -- voluntarily. nats the first time rashad younger walked into the roanoke valley juvenile detention center he willingly. he was 16. he hung with a group of guys who stole a women's purse. it was an arrest .. that would lead to four more sentences behind bars. it sounds like a grim future .. was to be expected. for me as a young immature kid it was kind of like your street credit, like you get locked up it was a good thing. trouble began when his single on his hands. as she was at work we started hanging in the street, kids in the neighborhood and that led to smoking weed and hanging out and selling drugs and things like that.
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beating up a drug snitch .. and violating probation smoking pot. everytime he got out jail .. he tried but just couldn't turn his life around. especially as a teenager, that's how i fell back into it, because it was like no one positive around to help me out or no one to guide me and steadily going back into the same environment. during rashad's third stint at coyner springs .. things would start to change. one sunday night .. pastor warren king came in to speak to the young men and made a connection with the quiet kid. quite honestly rashad was like many young men that i met down here. in fact, he didn't really stand out, he was very quiet, very reserved. he really wanted to connect with me. he said it seemed like i don't belong in here, because i was smart, intelligent, so he gave me his card and told me to call him when i got out. rashad did give him a call .. in fact, he started going to church
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together, hung out together and actually tried to disciple him into following christ and teach him how to make some good decisions. rashad tried making good decisions .. but soon fell back into old habits .. like selling drugs on the streets. at 20-years-old .. he was heading jail again .. this time .. for two years behind bars. i wanted to change my life, better my life, so when i got out in 2012 i reconnected with pastor king. i called him i was like do you remember me. the two connected yet again .. laying the ground work for a friendship .. that continues today. it was some time later after he had put his faith in christ and after he had spent some time in jail that he really turned his life over to the lord and we reconnected and we've been serving together kind of ever since. serving together .. in the same place rashad served time. on sunday nights .. these two along with other volunteers .. stand before troubled teens and give their
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i don't want them to make the same mistakes i made. like even when i got out how i failed the first time, just pretty much show them it's a better a life, you can go to college and you can be what you want to be in life instead of being in the system. when he comes into speak they have an immediate connection because they grew up in the same environments, had the same difficulties and same disadvantages, so he's going to be able to reach them in a way that perhaps i can't. rashad's been out of jail for four years now .. has a family .. full-time job .. and even his own business. but his passion .. is to one day stand behind a pulpit. i just try to focus on god and reading the bible, that's what keeps me in line and try to live a life like how jesus lived. pastor warren says .. rashad's story offers the young men ... hope. hope. i mean, a lot of the kids that are in here, these young people they don't see any hope, they don't
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think rashad is living proof that there's hope and that they can make it. rashad once wore the same jail issued shoes and clothes .. but now he stands before these teens a changed man .. with plans to go from prison to preacher. if you're interested in volunteering to speak to teens at roanoke valley juvenile to our website for more information. now to jonathan kegges with a look at our forecast. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight
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messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree stressed with ice accumulations approach .25". power outages will be possible. for more in
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erblog. rain takes over on tuesday as temperatures rise into the 40s. 50s are possible by friday. . with an ice event expected dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am.
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accumulations aren't as high as with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice southwest virginia - that means we could see power outages. roanoke county fire and ems want to remind people of safety tips during the storm if you lose power always run generators outside the home. avoid using candels - use flashlights instead. never fill kerosene heaters with gasoline batteries, especially in homes that use wood stoves and
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and we want to remind you of our wsls ten weather app. when we are not on the air, you can use the app to check for the latest updates. the weather app features school, church and business closings. it's available to i-phone and android users in the app store. you can also head to our website at wsls dot-com for the latest weather updates. still to come on virginia today ... it's valentine's day and what better gift for your sweet heart than a loving pet? how you can help this week's pet of
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it's always worth remembering... that icing the cinnamon rolls is a privilege not a right. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. look at this sweet face. so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin
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if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area.
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intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow
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with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with ice accumulations approach .25". early for sweets ... but today's pet of the week will help you change your mind. sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces us to jello. of the week will help you change
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sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces us to jello. of the week will help you change your mind. sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces us to jello. sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces wsls 10 to jello, the pet of the week. of the week will help you change your mind. sylvie peterson from the roanoke jello. sylvie peterson from the roanoke
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wsls 10 to jello, the pet of the week. of the week will help you change your mind. sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces us to jello. sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces wsls 10 to jello, the pet of the week. wsls 10 to jello, the pet of the week. of the week will help you change your mind. sylvie peterson from the roanoke
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sylvie peterson from the roanoke valley spca introduces week.
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here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso. oooh, i think i saw dessert! hey! steven stay strong! what's that? you...you want me to eat you? honey, he didn't say that! don't fight your instincts! with each for 150 calories or less, try our lemon bars, brownies, and cheesecakes. fiber one. need to know" before you head out the door this morning. we now know the candidates who won nominations during the firehouse primary. the democratic primary wrapped
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saturday night. the mayor's seat is up for grabs with sherman lea winning the nomination with about 1600 votes. several city council positions seats are also up for grabs with anita price, freeda cathcart and trish white boyd gaining the nomination. flags continuing flying at half- staff this morning across the nation mourning the loss of supreme court justice antonin scalia. he died in texas saturday at the age of 79-years old. scalia reportedly died in sleep. students at washington and lee university predict donald trump to win the 20-16 presidential election. over 1300 delegates predicted trump will win the race for the white house. ted cruz came in second and marco rubio rounded up the top three. out of the 25 conventions --- students have been right 19 times.
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valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the storm moves in, we want to remind you of our wsls ten weather app. the app features the latest weather updates as well as school,business and church closings. it's available to i-phone and
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we'll be back in just a few
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one of the cool perks of this place is you can eat as much cereal as you want. it's like i'm going to work to get some. alrighty. we just like cereal. we make it, eat it, love it, live it.
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primary is over and the votes are in. which candidates came out on top and what they have to say about the victory. plus ... the nation is mourning the loss of supreme court justice antonin scalia. how people are reacting to his death and how this will impact abortion laws for texas. 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.
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if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for
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mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with ice accumulations after a record voter turnout, the polls are closed and we now know the candidates who won nominations during the firehouse primary. the democratic primary wrapped
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the mayor's seat is up for grabs with sherman lea winning the nomination with about 1600 votes. several city council positions seats are also up for grabs with anita price, freeda cathcart and trish white boyd gaining the nomination. wsls ten's duke carter shares their reaction. nats "the three winners for city council are anita jay price, trish white boyd and freeda cathcart, cheers" cheers filled the berglund center saturday evening. after about 4 hours of counting ballots --- the candidates running roanoke city office --- learned who is one step to being on city council. nats yes we won woo hoo incumbent councilwoman anita price shares her reaction. anita price/councilwo man "this has been an amazing adventure and i'm so so happy and so appreciative of everyone who came out here and stayed and saw the process through," people came out and voted despite the freezing cold
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which is a reason freeda cathcart and trish white boyd are grateful their names will be ballot during the may election. . trish white boyd/won democratic nominee for council "i'm excited i thank all of my supporters for coming out, it was bitter cold and they came out and i truly appreciate it and i'm excited about the possibility of being on council and doing what i can do to serve this city," freeda cathcart/won democratic nominee for council "i'm excited, i'm thrilled i'm so grateful for the people who came out here to vote today, i work hard and i will continue to working hard to earn everyone's vote" nats sherman lea 1569 votes and dave trinkle 1434 cheers sherman lea supporters hugged each other after learning he could be the next mayor in the city of roanoke. sherman lea/ won democratic nominee for mayor "first give all honor to god, i thank god for allowing this to take place, i want to thank my team that worked hard
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very hard to defeat his opponent dave trinkle. dave trinkle/ "i'm just disappointed a little bit surprised, it was a great effort a lot of people showed up, but there were a lot of hurdles, there were long lines people had to wait, people left, i just wished, we need to make it an easier process, my congratulation s to sherman and everybody that won, we'll just figure out where to go from here," but in the meantime these nominees' names will go on the ballot for the may election. in roanoke dc wsls ten. students at washington and lee university predict donald trump to win the 20-16 presidential election. over 1300 delegates predicted trump will win the race for the white house. ted cruz came in second and three. students also nominated kentucky governor matt bevin for vice president. out of the 25 conventions ---
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guest speaker newt gingrich spoke yesterday. storm team ten meteorologist jonathan kegges has more -- jonathan. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow
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with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with ice accumulations approach .25". power outages will be possible. for more in depth look at the storm check out wsls.com/weath erblog. rain takes over on tuesday as temperatures rise into the 40s. 50s are possible by friday. . if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off
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the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as
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january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree for the frigid temperatures - aaa has advice for drivers to lessen the likelihood of a breakdown. start your vehicle on a daily basis and let it warm up - even if you don't plan on driving that day. this will help prevent the battery from losing its power during a cold snap. make sure your vehicle is filled with anit-freeze to prevent your vehicle from overheating. don't dilute windshield fluid with water - it can cause the plastic housing. for more tips visit us online at
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the supreme court faces major uncertainties following the death of justice antonin scalia. two things remain in limbo, the politics of appointing a replacement and the upcoming cases decided by the court. wsls ten's national correspondent chance seales is live from washington d-c this morning. chance, this came by surprise. it did - and throws the next year into limbo senate majority leader mitch mcconnell - a republican - has already said president obama should not get a third appointment. this could tip the balance for years to come in democrats' favor. and last night, republican 2016 candidates showed just how high-stakes this is for their party.
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presidential politics at debate suddenly, the supreme court is front and center in 2016. the next president will likely have several appointees - justices thomas, ginsburg and breyer are all in their 70s and 80s. the current term ends in june and is one big question mark now. many cases are really close, five to four.
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and there likely will be ties. in the event of a 4-4 decesion, the case is kicked back and the lower court's ruling stands. in cases like the immigration action by obama, this could be all the difference. expect this issue to get major attention moving forward. if you're looking for something to forward. to do on this valentine's day, you and your sweetheart can head downtown roanoke. today is the last day to skate
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the ice at elmwood park. the ice rink opens today from noon until seven tonight. admission is six dollars. skate rental is two dollars. all month, we are highlighting couples in southwest virgnina with our "virginia valentine's" segment. couples around the region have sent these pictures in of them and their sweethearts. if you would like to submit a picture of you and your loved one, send it to news at wsls dot-com. be sure to detail how long you've been together and a story of how
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now to what's trending today... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. it's a big week for jimmy fallon ... he's celebrating two years as host of "the tonight show."
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anniversary with a two-hour "valentine" of sorts. it's a special filled with some of the best moments from fallon's first two years. starting tomorrow night, fallon will be doing his show from los angeles. it's all part of what's been a magic carpet ride for the "tonight show" host that he still finds himself getting used to. among fallon's guests for the coming week in los angeles are will ferrell, jennifer lopez, ronda rousey and pitbull. philippine capital! three hundred and fifty couples tied the knot in a mass wedding in manila on friday. the ceremony was officiated by former philippine president and now manila mayor joseph ejercito estrada. mass weddings have become popular in the philippines as a way for couples who can't afford a ceremony to tie the knot. this wedding was put on by the city of manila in the lead up to valentine's day.
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residents raised money for children with cancer for valentine's day in one unusual way. take a look at this. runners geared up in their best undergarments during saturday's seventh annual "cupid's undie run." it was below freezing in d-c... but that didn't stop this brave bunch from supporting a good cause. the cupid's undie run raises awareness and money for research through the children's tumor foundation. jonathan kegges joins us with for a look at our forecast. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to
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area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as with the storm we saw in due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with
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power outages will be possible. for more in depth look at the storm check out wsls.com/weath erblog. rain roanoke's jj redick fared in the three point shootout is coming up. plus... the cavs come down to the wire at cameron indoor stadium.
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ood morning everybody.. the opening of nascar--2016
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unlimited.. any time these guys are racing..for money... and just money... all bets are off... to daytona..were 25 of the finest drivers in the world..get ready to roll... from the birthplace of speed. 24 laps in...brian vickers..subbing for the injured tony stewart...has a tire problem and gets loose..he's into the wall that's a hard lick. and his night is over.. later...lap 44....the rare occurence..the 48 of jimmie johnson is spinning into the infield... his night is done... this race..would go into the overtime period..where denny hamlin would get the victory for joe gibbs racing... the commonwealth kid was in the lead when the caution came out... he's your top ten.. uva's accomplished a lot of great things on the hardwoods in recent years.
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tony bennett's team has won 7 straight...as they've climbed to number 7 in the nation-- but the last uva win at duke...1995... freshman brandon ingram...gave duke a boost..pouring in 25 points with a hot hand.. uva..counters with malcolm brogdon..on the break second half..for 2 of his 18.. this one came to the wire.. it's watch..harial shayok....the fake shot pass to brogdon for the improbable over the shoulder reverse layup.. uva by one...10 seconds left.. but duke..final possession...it's grayson allen gets it back..and somehow gets the shot off in the lane... it drops..at the buzzer..and duke has beaten uva at cameron...17 straight times.. 63-62 the final.. roanoke's own jj redick...represen
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point shootout.. jj....torched the twin for 20 points in the five rack shootout... tieing for third place with two others.. so--only three advance, so they had a three way shootout.. jj edged rockets all star james hardin by a point...but was nipped by the suns devin booker....to get eliminated. klay thompson of the golden state warriors ..won the competition.. that's all of it.
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at least three people are dead following a 50- car pile up in pennsylvania. how the american red cross offered its help to
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one person is dead and two others injured following a shooting at a florida college. what police say caused the suspect to open fire. plus ... a virginia man saves a life during a fiery crash in henrico county. what the man says his first instinct was. good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10. i'm rachel lucas. here's a live look from our poor mountain skycam. let's head outside for a check of the weather form
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kegges. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in
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tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing dead this morning following an officer involved shooting. virginia state police say they are investigating the incident that happened in buckingham county. police say they responded to a call of a man attacking two people inside a store. 19-year old dyzhawn perkins fled the store before police arrived, breaking into an elderly couples home. when two officers arrived, the suspect and one officer got into a scuffle. that's when authorities fired shots killing perkins. turning to national headlines. a man accused of shooting three florida college students turns himself in. police say lamont postell junior shot the victims after a fight at a party.
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student died during the daytona beach shooting and two others are injured. police say the suspect originally ran from the scene but eventually turned himself in. postell is facing murder and attempted murder charges. the school held a candlelight vigil for the dead student, who played on the university's football team. three people are dead after a 50- car pile up on a major pennsylvania interstate. it happened saturday morning when drifting snow caused a series of crashes involving fifty cars on interstate-78. sate authorities say say 46 people were taken by ems to local hospitals --- others were airlifted by helicopter. firefighters were also called to the scene to rescue several drivers and passengers trapped in cars. the american red cross set up warming shelters at the jonestown fire hall for some uninjured motorists who were stranded. they were able to get food and
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a man is dead after being hit by a train in pittsylvania county. it happened on northside drive after nine saturday 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. a virginia man saves a life following a car crash in henrico county. 65 year old meredith conyers senior says he was on his to work around four saturday morning when he noticed a car engulfed in smoke. conyers says his first instinct was to get out and see if anyone was in the car ... and was surprised a man was inside screaming for help. crews extinguished the blaze and transported the driver to the hospital. after speaking with police... conyers continued on to work for the day. it's been four years since the prison system called rashad younger not by name .. but as
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this is the only mugshot .. he has to show for years behind bars. wsls ten's lindsey ward tell's the story of this man ... who now goes to jail every other week -- voluntarily. nats the first time rashad younger walked into the roanoke valley juvenile detention center he didn't come here willingly. he was 16. he hung with a group of guys who stole a women's purse. it was an arrest .. that would lead to four more sentences behind bars. it sounds like a grim future .. but for this street kid .. it was to be expected. for me as a young immature kid it was kind of like your street credit, like you get locked up it was a good thing. trouble began when his single mom went to work and he had time on his hands. as she was at work we started hanging in the street, kids in the neighborhood and that led to smoking weed and
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drugs and things like that. things .. that led to more crime. beating up a drug snitch .. and violating probation smoking pot. everytime he got out jail .. he tried but just couldn't turn his life around. especially as a teenager, that's how i fell back into it, because it was like no one positive around to help me out or no one to guide me and steadily going back into the same environment. during rashad's third stint at coyner springs .. things would start to change. one sunday night .. pastor warren king came in to speak to the young men and made a connection with the quiet kid. quite honestly rashad was like many young men that i met down here. in fact, he didn't really stand out, he was very quiet, very reserved. he really wanted to connect with me. he said it seemed like i don't belong in here, because i was smart,
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card and told me to call him when i got out. rashad did give him a call .. in fact, he started going to church with pastor warren. we played basketball together, hung out together and actually tried to disciple him into following christ and teach him how to make some good decisions. rashad tried making good decisions .. but soon fell back into old habits .. like selling drugs on the streets. at 20-years-old .. he was heading jail again .. this time .. for two years behind bars. i wanted to change my life, better my life, so when i got out in 2012 i reconnected with pastor king. i called him i was like do you remember me. the two connected yet again .. laying the ground work for a friendship .. that continues today. it was some time later after he had put his faith in christ and after he had spent some time in jail that he really turned his life over to the lord and we reconnected and we've been serving together kind of ever since. serving together .. in the same place rashad served time. on sunday nights .. these two along with other volunteers
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troubled teens and give their testimony. i don't want them to make the same mistakes i made. like even when i got out how i failed the first time, just pretty much show them it's a better a life, you can go to college and you can be what you want to be in life instead of being in the system. when he comes into speak they have an immediate connection because they grew up in the same environments, had the same difficulties and same disadvantages, so he's going to be able to reach them in a way that perhaps i can't. rashad's been out of jail for four years now .. has a family .. full-time job .. and even his own business. but his passion .. is to one day stand behind a pulpit. i just try to focus on god and reading the bible, that's what keeps me in line and try to live a life like how jesus lived. pastor warren says .. rashad's story offers the young men ... hope. hope. i mean, a lot of the kids that are in here, these
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don't see any hope, they don't think they can change and i think rashad is living proof that there's hope and that they can make it. rashad once wore the same jail issued shoes and clothes .. but now he stands before these teens a changed man .. with plans to go from prison to preacher. if you're interested in volunteering to speak to teens at roanoke valley juvenile detention center you can log on to our website for more information. now to jonathan kegges with a look at our forecast. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area.
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intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around lunch or shortly thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with ice accumulations approach .25". power outages
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depth look at the storm check out wsls.com/weath erblog. rain takes over on tuesday as temperatures rise into the 40s. 50s are possible by friday. . with an ice event expected across dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing clouds through the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s.
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southwest virginia - that means we could see power outages. roanoke county fire and ems want to remind people of safety tips during the storm if you lose power always run generators outside the home. avoid using candels - use flashlights instead. never fill kerosene heaters with gasoline and be sure to check smoke alarm batteries, especially in homes that use wood stoves and fireplaces. and we want to remind you of our
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when we are not on the air, you can use the app to check for the latest updates. the weather app features school, church and business closings. it's available to i-phone and android users in the app store. you can also head to our website at wsls dot-com for the latest weather updates. two graduates of virginia tech 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. "steve austin's broken skull challenge" airs tonight at 8 on c-m-t.
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our very own lindee katdare and natalie faunce takes us inside the kitchen for a simple and tasty quiche
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(church bell) (bear growls) (burke) smash and grub.
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we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off
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the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. the afternoon. cold with snow developing in the evening. highs in the upper 20s. tonight: light snow with lows in the lower 20s. monday: snow early mixing with sleet and freezing rain around
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thereafter. freezing rain for the evening becoming mostly rain after about 1am. while expected snow accumulations aren't as high as with the storm we saw in january, impacts could be worse due to expected ice accumulations. widespread accumulations of .1 to .25 inches of ice are possible with isolated spots closing in on .5". power lines and tree branches start to get extremely stressed with ice accumulations approach .25". power outages
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depth look at the storm check out wsls.com/weath erblog. rain takes over on tuesday as temperatures rise love today than with good food! here's one simple and tasty quiche recipe. here's one simple and tasty quiche recipe. here's one simple and tasty quiche recipe. here's one simple and tasty quiche
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here's one simple and tasty quiche recipe. wsls tens lindee katdare and natalie faunce share a quiche recipe that's easy and tasty. head to wsls.com for the full recipe. quiche recipe that's easy and tasty. head to wsls.com for the full recipe. quiche recipe. wsls tens lindee katdare and natalie faunce share a quiche recipe that's easy and
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quiche recipe that's easy and tasty. head to wsls.com for the full recipe. quiche recipe that's easy and tasty. head to wsls.com for
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need to know" before you head out the door this morning. we now know the candidates who won nominations during the firehouse primary. the democratic primary wrapped up at the berglund center late saturday night. the mayor's seat is up for grabs with sherman lea winning the nomination with about 1600 votes. several city council positions seats are also up for grabs with anita price, freeda cathcart and trish white boyd gaining the nomination. flags continuing flying at half- staff this morning across the nation mourning the loss of supreme court justice antonin scalia. he died in texas saturday at the age of 79-years old. scalia reportedly died in sleep. students at washington and lee university predict donald trump to win the 20-16 republican
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and marco rubio rounded up the top three. out of the 25 conventions --- students have been right 19 times. if you have dinner plans this valentine's day you can thank dry air for holding off the snow for the time being. the earlier your dinner the better, but as we head into the latter portion of the evening and especially expect snow to start spreading across the area. the snow will pick up in intensity and coverage overnight making for a messy and slick monday morning commute. today: increasing storm moves in, we want to remind you of our wsls ten weather app. the app features the latest weather updates as well as school,business and church closings. it's available to i-phone and
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good morning. remembering antonin scalia. >> for almost 30 years, justice antonin nino scalia was a larger bench. >> the conservative supreme court justice dead at the age of 79. his passing setting up a political fight over which prident will nominate his replacement. >> i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in due time. >> republicans pushing back, arguing it is a job for the next president. the issue front and center on the debate stage. >> it is called delay, delay, delay. >> i do not believe the president should appoint someone. >> will this fight paralyze washington even further?
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now? we're live with it all. dangerous and deadly. another day to stay inside. bone chilling temperatures affecting up to 90 million people, the coldest negative 34 in western new york. the weather now responsible for several deaths after a major pileup in pennsylvania. dylan has your forecast and there is some relief in sight. cover girls. not one, not two, but three "sports illustrated" swimsuit covers. the magazine highlighting beauty in many forms this year, including a plus size cover model. why "si" decided to make history today, sunday february 14th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> glad to have you with us. i'm craig melvin.

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