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department )s newest life saving tool to fight drug deaths in the resort city. an ambulance ride can be one of the scariest experiences of your life. getting the bill for it later can be just as terrifying . now one city is offering a cheaper alternative. and candidates clash in the commonwealth. nearly every presidential hopeful is making stops in virginia -- trying to earn your vote before you head to the polls tomorrow to cast your ballot. good evening and welcome to newschannel three at 6. i m kurt williams. and i m beverly kidd. with fewer than twelve hours until virginians head to the polls -- candidates are trying to make their best impressions to win any last minute votes. hillary clinton and donald trump appear to be leading their parties among likely virginia primary voters in a recent c-n-u poll. as donald trump moves closer to the republican nomination -- hillary clinton hopes to ride her wave of success following south carolina and nevada. tomorrow she hopes to build on that success with a win here in
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tonight she s trying to get out the vote with an event at lake taylor high school in norfolk. that )s where brendan ponton is joining us live with more. we )re expecting clinton at around 8 tonight. she held a similar rally in northern virginia earlier and should be on her way here. we talked with some people who started lining up hours ago to wait and see clinton. this is going to be a political rally. you can follow along with the latest information on the visit through a web blog. we )ll also be live streaming the event on wtkr.com. stay with us for much more on the event coming up tonight at ten and at 11. live in norfolk, brendan ponton newschannel 3. tomorrow virginians will head to the poll for super tuesday and newscannel three
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the state board of elections says you do not have to be affiliated with one particular party to vote. they also want to remind you that you need to bring a photo i-d with you in order to cast your ballot. we have all the information you need before you go to the polls on our website w-t-k-r dot com. two children hit by a car in norfolk today. police tell us the boys were seven and nine years old. they were taken to the hospital and should be okay. the car was making a left turn to go south on chesapeake boulevard when it hit the children in the crosswalk. the man driving the car was cited for failing to yield the right of way, driving on a suspended license, and having no insurance. turning now to the weather and taking a live look outside over the chesapeake bay. chief meteorologist patrick rockey is live with your first warning storm team
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march may come in like a lamb on tuesday. but we have more wild temperature swings on the way and several chances for rain, maybe even a few snowflakes. a weak cold front is crossing the region today. that will drop on tuesday. expect highs in the mid 60s for most of us. but the big drop in temperatures comes behind another cold front on wednesday. that cold front may bring a few showers for your wednesday morning commute before the skies clear in the afternoon. expect highs on wednesday in the mid-to-upper 50s.
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be thursday, with morning lows near freezing and high temperatures in the afternoon only in the mid 40s, despite plenty of sunshine. more wet weather moves in overnight thursday and into friday. see a few wet snowflakes mixed in at the onset. expect high temperatures on friday only in the upper 40s. the weekend isn t looking terrible,-p&but certainly not as mild as-pthis last weekend. we will see highs near 50 on saturday with a mixture of clouds and sunshine and into the mid 50s on sunday with partly cloudy skies. as we said nearly all the remaining candidates are campaigning in hampton roads. ted cruz, donald trump, and bernie sanders were all here last week. and last night - hundreds packed the virginia beach convention center to see republican candidate marco
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he is still polling behind donald trump and looking for a big win here in virginia. another candidate looking to stay in the race is ben carson. he was in virginia beach for a forum today at regent university. erica greenway was there and has more. speaking in front of a crowded audience at regent university -- doctor ben carson touched on a number of issues - including moving people away from government dependence -- and his concerns with executive orders -- saying we need to review and get rid of 99.9 percent of them. he also made several comments about religion during the event. 12:37:56 if president, i would eliminate the ban on christianity in schools :07 he didn t mention his opponents directly -- but made an indirect reference to them at one point, listing off things he would do if he was, quote "in charge and trying to destroy america." :34 i d be telling kids you could have a free college education.. all that applause :42it was just one of several remarks that drew applause from people. 12:57:37 i thought
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need to move away, more powr bak inhands of people :48 generation, very bernie sanders friendly and thats terrifying :13 12:55:52 i love that he revitalize constitution and not a lot of candidates are talking that :00 one person said the forum changed her mind -- and now she s learning toward carson. :09 high morals, high integrity, did live the american dream , you cannot argue with americsna dream :22 even though carson is trailing behind other candidates -- when asked about super tuesday - he said he thinks he ll get delegates for a lot of states. in virginia beach - erica greenway - news channel 3. police in portsmouth are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital.
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when they arrived at meander road and broad street they found one man shot in the arm. he was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. hampton police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing over the weekend. 35 year old terry blackwell is charged with one count of felonious assault and maiming. police say they got a call to a stabbing on west queen street near settlers landing road. they say blackwell pulled out a pocket knife and stabbed a 58 year old man in the back during an argument. police say the victim was taken to the hospital and should make a full recovery. the virginia beach police department is taking action because they say too many people are dying because of heroin. newschannel 3 s margaret kavanagh joins us live in the studio with an exclusive story. margaret you were the only one to speak to police about new devices they just got? starting last week officers on the streets will have a device that could help someone stay alive in the event that they
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the number of people dying is shocking. 13:20 if we can save one life than it s worth it. the hope of saving more lives is why virginia beach police got 50 of these devices. they ve got the naloxone na-locks-zone inside. a medicine that can reverse the effects of a opioid overdose. police say there )s a need. 11:13 absolutely because of the rising number of people that of struggling with it and that of died —tons 494483"i never ever thought in one million years that my children would die from drugs. it )s just horrible carolyn weems daughter overdosed at the age of 21. and more families in virginia are feeling the effects of heroin addition. in virginia beach alone - police say in 2015 they had 135 heroin overdoses - of those 35 people died. and so far in 2016-- 36 people have overdosed -- and 6 of them were fatal. and those are just the cases that police have responded to. 13:36 there s an epidemic in this country and we )re trying to do our part to save lives to make a difference i think this will help and will make a difference" in hopes of preventing deaths - leaders with police
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challenge for officers. 06:47 )it does take us out of our role because typically when we respond to the scene where there are felony narcotics we are in the law- enforcement role but officers are very cognizant of the fact that our primary mission is to preserve life." 15:35 i m sure will have a story of them saving a life in the near future virginia beach police say they are one of the only police agencies in the state training all of their officers. they ve got 50 devices now -- and hope to get 100 more in the next few weeks. live in the studio, mk, newschannel 3 president obama has awarded the highest military honor to a virginia beach based navy seal who helped rescue hostages in afghanistan. senior chief special warfare operator edward byers is the first living, active duty member of the navy to receive the
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he threw himself on the hostage to protect him from heavy gunfire and then neutralized one of the taliban guards. his actions saved the lives of several other seals. he says he doesn )t know how the award will change his life -- but plans to continue being a seal. president obama called him a highly skilled and quiet professional. governor terry mcauliffe has vetoed two bills that would ve allowed homeschooled students to participate in school sports. the governor says they would disrupt the level playing field at virginia public schools. he says participation in athletic competitions is a privilege and that homeschooled students don t meet the same eligibility requirements as public school standards. a former measure called the
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home-schooled n-f-l quarterback tim tebow died in the senate in 20-12. sometimes the scariest part of riding in an ambulance is the cost. but now one city is offering a cheaper solution. how you can get to the hospital without hurting your wallet -- next at six. and meet the norfolk newborn who won t turn one
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we buy yearly passes for a lot of things -- from amusement parks to parking garages. but would you buy one for ambulance rides? todd corillo is here with the local city offering just that. todd? the city of suffolk offers what they call an e-m-s passport -- covering your ambulance rides for an entire year. it )s a big cost savings when insurance doesn t cover the tab. ( (stop pkg one fee -- a year of coverage. that )s the idea behind the e-m-s passport subscription service in suffolk. pay sixty dollars for the year -- and the cost of any ambulance ride is covered . that can be significant considering a ride can run between four and eight hundred dollars if insurance doesn )t cover it all -- what s left is your responsibility.
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a handful of people enrolled in the program now it )s climbing -- as suffolk works to combat the battle of the unknown folks simply not being aware the subscription was even an option. we )ve posted all the information about how you can sign up for the e-m-s passport in suffolk within this story on w- t-k-r dot com. live in the studio -- todd corillo -- newschannel 3. norfolk newborn chase wyland will be four years old before hes able to celebrate his first birthday. that )s because he was born on a-p&leap day. baby chase was born after 9 hours of labor at sentara leigh hospital today. the boy s parents say they plan on celebrating their sons birthday on february 28th on non-leap years,
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during his birthday month. march may come in like a lamb on tuesday. but we have more wild temperature swings on the way and several chances for rain, maybe even a few snowflakes. a weak cold front is crossing the region today. that will drop our temperatures a few degrees on tuesday. expect highs in the mid 60s for most of us. but the big drop in temperatures comes behind another cold front on wednesday. that cold front may bring a few showers for your wednesday morning commute before the skies clear in the afternoon. expect highs on wednesday in the mid-to-upper 50s.
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be thursday, with morning lows near freezing and high temperatures in the afternoon only in the mid 40s, despite plenty of sunshine. more wet weather moves in overnight thursday and into friday. some areas could even see a few wet snowflakes mixed in at the onset. expect high temperatures on friday only in the upper 40s. the weekend isn t looking terrible,-p&but certainly not as mild as-pthis last weekend. we will see highs near 50 on saturday with a mixture of clouds and sunshine and into the mid 50s on sunday with partly cloudy
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imagine being exposed to temperatures colder than 260- degrees farenheit! apparently putting yourself in the deep freeze is good for what ails you. tonight on
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how people are getting cold - for better sleep - pain relief - even weight loss. that s
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the wildlife center of virginia rescued an animal that quickly thanked them by making a mess of their holding room. take a look. the veterinarian taking care of an injured animal returned to find this. she quickly found the culprit. the center says this mink was found injured on the side of the road. after a few
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and ready to escape. handlers were afraid the mink would cause more damage to the wildlife center and released it safely back into the
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>> pelley: on the eve of super tuesday, trump clashes with black lives matter protesters. >> get 'em out. get 'em out. out. out, out, out, out. >> pelley: also tonight, a cop is gunned down on her first day on the job. the big chain food company pleads guilty to selling parmesan that had no parmesan. and david martin with an american hero. >> it's five bronze stars, two purple hearts? >> that's correct. >> pelley: and now the highest military honor of all. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: in candidate will clinch the nomination tomorrow, but super tuesday may generate irreversible momentum for hillary clinton and donald trump. they're favored many most of the 13 state primaries and caucuses. for democrats, it's a step toward certainty.

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