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in the lakood dam prompted evacuations in the eastern part of the county andownstream in spring lake. wall livin that same area and all slept in cars. my dad is disabled, my uncle's disabled. he's got a pacemaker and we
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my fianci. that's what i could grab when i came out, her blanket and that's about it. >> reporte f responde told her ere was a nearby she woulder but they wouldn't allow her to bring her dog. she didn't wantto leave hi with animtrole stayed in her tck. sevel lies hbeen staying at this gas station, sleeping in cars.
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eir at rk to goinhem.f e ry mihe a 13-yeaveof highwapatrol. he's been placed o administ leave, in a shooting. the flooding has forced thousands from their homes and
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arping. >> reporter: it's devtati site here in lumberton. this area was completely dry yesterday but today that's not the case. as you look into western mberton, it's complety flooded, rescue crews going ba and forth to bring familiesback to safety. the first baptist church behind me, you can see the church va geinbout 5 feet of water. fortunately we have somegood least one to. >> left mydog on suny. therwawatoget the dog. >> epter: then moments
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bowa he excited. anthe guys fm the bottom of my hert. it my son's dog and i've been worried about him for the past four days. >> reporter: officials s can'get to becathe isoo tn 2600 people are witht power, at least 1600 nearby shelters. . >> just so refreshing to see this town like this. never seen it, 40-something years, never sen it this bad. >> reporter: and thissam's club is the only gas station open in lumberton. >> it's terrible. no electricity, can't flush the tono drinking water.
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>> rorter: cing up tonight at 6:0, hear one family's story yi tmakeit cko florida. stranded here e rogers, s noro >> more than 000 stl wiout powe caro na tonight. 147,00of those are from duke energy. it will likely be several days befo electricity has been watching rising waters and steve has good news tonight. >> reporter: that's right. those who observe this river say it is still rising but it is very sl and they say t volume of water s slowed considerably. take a look at the river. you can see it's overrun the banks.
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indicate how deep the water is outside the river. but officials say it won get to the point where it will end up flooding nearby princeville. rain using this vacuated there [ situation. >> thican be replaced and everything. but it's no place like home. >> reporher huand came down to doing. this weekend they were told they had to get outhr home. >> emergency evaion, please leave princeville. >> how nerve-rackinloyd in 99? >> same thing, double trouble all over again. >> repor and these folks at propproduction services sit next to a creek, a trutto the river that creek started
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folks here say during f, the water came upo just about here. if it hapens again this time, they're in trouble. h londidit take to recover from floyd? >> about a week, some stu got wet and stuff. >> reporter: theiver wou have to reach higher than 37 feet. >> if it were to 37-foot dyke level, the town of princeville would see some major flooding. >> it's not going to get there? >> no, it's not. >> i hope they will get out of thisithout anyone losing any homes. that's a eat relief. >> reporter: right now this is a line of automobiles bgi to the sheriff's office and other law enforcement agencies.
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princelle and they want to be sure the river does not overflow its bks they are confident it won't, but just to be sure, you can't go back home until they are absolutely sure it is going to be safe. wes, steve showed us what's so important now. the worry over the weekend was the rain but now it's the rivers. >> we have had three days of perfect weather abovand still a the noose river could reach record highs. so here we are, normal levels at 17. this is one of two that still t above 24 feet nsidered a major flood. we are at 29.2. we have to get to 29.4, which is going to happen in the next couple hours. after that, a very slow fall that will take probably into
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be above where floyd was. this is an all-time record for the noose river, not an all- tiord for the tar river, where steve just s. so 17 feet is normal, major flood at 32. we are at 34.7 and tomorrow we'll crest at 35.3. that is not an all-time record. that's what back in 1999, 41.9. we have another cold front and we'll talk about what that's gog to do to us in a few minutes. and the state will have to make a decision on who it wants in charge for the next four years.
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>> reporter: this campaign sure has been heated. governor mccrory and attorney general cooper have squared off once before for a debate in charlotte in june. there have been a number of issuhat have been central to this campaign: house bill 2, the economy, and teacher pay raises. the governor and attorney generahave argued in gn ads about the state of ime >> what voters have or the to real people. this is a side by side comparison for voters f north carolina to s governor mccrory and attorney general cooper as real people talking to them, the north carolina voters, about what's important and what their visions for the future are. . >> reporter: this debate gets underway at 7:00 tonight and
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cbsnorthcarolina. . >> president obama will be speaking atin greensboron abo an hour. >> reporter: the president is stopping in greensboro with four weeks to go until election day. recent polls show his higher approval ratings but will it transfer to y? >> reporter: supporters started lining up early tuesday morning. >> this is such a scary election. the most hrifying terrible one that i've life and i'm 50 yes old. >> reporter: it's been fierce in north caronawhere polling has shown the state to one of the closest battlegrounds in the country. mike pence appeared in charlotte yesty.
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president obama for some of the things they have done. but we need all focus right now on the people of eastern north carolina. >> reporter: this comes days after the release of this video from 2005, where donald trump made a series of vulgar comments about women. some were conflicted about the impact it could have on the race. >> people are who they are. he can't say he's sorry for who what's comes out. >> i feel like that was so long o. anybody can change thina 10- year span. >> reporter: before coming herethe president spoke at an event at north carolina university. when he begins to speak here
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>> donald trump will pay another visit to charlotte on friday. cong up he jury learning about the night three people lost their lives in awrong-way crash. if photos prosecutors hope will convict a former st with so much devastation, ny us nt to help hurricane matthew victims. arsenic, mercury, lead. duke energy endangered the drinking water of 1.6 million people in north carolina.
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vate surs woue as hh as sixteen to twey-six billio" but seniors wouly richard burr is looking t fo elf and the insurance industry... enofve not you.cc is respoe across the stated, people havebeen stepping up to help victims of hurricane matthew. otrs are lending hand and you can as well. >>reporter: since hun recross had to postpone 80 blood drives
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showing the destruction of hurricane matthew and i w like, i guess i was moved to come here. >> reporter: the american red cross is asking for moblood, a to give food r one person for one day. since this weekend, the red cross opened up 63 shelters, helping close to 3600 people. >> cbs north carolina is teaming up with the red cross to help those affected by
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avy damage during hurricane matthew. weaut up wita n watched as a light pole ashed or >> i know we'll be ablto get ck got car to find work. >> that pole was i sitting on the stordayslater but the damage was cleaned up and the
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feeling better. now the , who's giving an date on the flooding. . >> i also have my budget director and deq director, transportation direcr, secretaries, public safety secretary, my general of guard and alhepa. so honored to havech one of you here today. if there ar specific
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rise, especially near the tar river and noose river. the tar river is going to be cresting tomorrow in greenville. the mayor there and county officials have ne an outstanding job regarding evacuations in the area where the predicted moels a occurring. we want people to follow those models, stay away from the river as it rises. it's a beautiful park there. please stay that river will rise an awful lot and quickly, and we don't want you to be swept away. the noose river crest will be on saturday near . g abh proper evacuations, a lot of businesses impacted including one of my favorite stores, cleared all their merchandise
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and the proper evacuatis ave be de. they are anticipating a peak of about 27 feet, and i think they have about 5 feet to go. so our prayers are with the people there. i just got off the phone with the county chairman and princeville is going through the peak at this point in time the tar river. most of that town has e flooding. that county has done an outstanding job in the evacuation and the people there have done an outstanding job. we pray for their safety and hope everyone's evacuated. rocky mount, they have done the proper evacuations in the areas they believe could be impacted. fingers crossed that there are no more drownings in those areas, and wishing for the best.
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the sheriffs there have done extremely well to the governor as he addressed llisnow up to 17. on e >> one in columbus county and two n robinson, all due to drowning. r rir is going to crest tomorrow in greenville. noose river will crest eyken measur to try and ate everybodere. again, that death toll is rising every day and are already to 17. wes? >> throughout time when hurricanes come through, the number one killer is flooding, whether it's during or several days after. it's very imrtant to be
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great weather otherwise. ere'still a lot of k to do on the grou. it started off chilly, 43 grs. a long way from the hot weather we have had all sme you woulha to work ay hard to sweat this ni it won't be ascoolto morn 51thuray ni 52 by idamorning. as we take 60d low 70s, anaswe head into tonight, still cool but not ascoo we'll keep it y 56 at8:00, 53 a gog hour by hour, upper 40s by tomorrow morning. high pressure still in control for the foreseeable future. there will be a dry cold front to interrupt the high pressure. but i dothink we're going
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high pressure sysin ontrol tomorrow. still plenty of sunshine. here comes the cold front thursday. that's expected to be our warmest day. the cold front comes through, no rain, hardly any cloud cover. then we're bato more high pressure for friday, turday and sunday. reinforcent cooler temperatures. forecast tomorrow, a littbit 71 fayetteville. seven-day focast takes us to 72row, thay wit76 as the north carolina state iday. then we vein t 70s ?< thisand upper70week.
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when i wasne year old, i w diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole lif ghting back. soouanne ought wh i s donalum say. "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reerisalking about suffers from aic condition that impairs movement ofis a" i don'nt a psident who makes fun of me.
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. today ry saw ever before released photos deadly wrong-way crash. >> the faces second- degree murder arges for llndrl. >>orter: a jury got to see firsthand today e extent to bot the wreck last summer. chandler kingman collided head- on into a aller car. he w at thtime and
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pronncedead at th l survived the cras >> one of the vehicles hadn occupant hanging out of the side of the vehicle, which the sheriff's deputy appeareto n we him dring 85 to 90 miles an hour before thcsht his should not in courur >> if convicted he coulde up to 60 a in prison. are taking a closer look
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nd in ol could d r views on cefollow the on cefollow the aftermath of where does north carolina go from here? i'm roy oper, and after years of our state moving backward, these would be my ries as governor. first, instead of social issues, i'll focus on our ols we need endeaways for companies that send jobs overseas and grow our economy here. and we need to reform our tax system so those at the top aren getting tax breaks at your expense.
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a man attacked me in a parking garage. tried to stab me with an 8-inch knife. but i carry a pistol. i fight back. that's why i'm still here.
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if she chooses. hillary clinton disagrees with that. don't let politiciantake away your right to own a gun. na tmp supports my right to own gun. . he's iicating that, you know, we're stid >>rything ays,they try to make it that he is trying to be prejudice >> north carolina will play a big role in who will win the ite house, and the deciding factor could be candidates' comments on race. >> if you move down here or live here, when they say get
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the recovery effts from hurricane matthew, the problems communities are facing days later, now at 5:30. north carolina is often called a swing state. >> it's a term that might lead you toelieve there are a lot of undecided voters here. but in reality, the state is divided along pretty clear lines. >> reporter: we spoke with voters in the state and had a very open and personal conversati about race. they tell us the tension real problethere. but the solution isnot so k d ite house. north carolina truly considered a toss-up. >> reporter: north carolina has deep southern roots, from its lte to >> racism is iitbreathing my neck. >> reporter: black ters say race retions have worsened in
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man in charlolast month led todays of protests. >> i think clinton d be ch betat change happen because she's for man beings >> reporter: % of voters in rtcarolina are black. 96% of them votforpresidt obama four years ago and he the two points. both clinton and trp e courting in speeches, trump argues democrats have failed the b community. >> you're living in vey. schano good. you have no jobs. what the hell do you he to lose . he's dicating that, know, e up.
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america have to gain by ecting ditlabwhat's hiing happenedn the pastdma nayshey y toto be prejudiced, make the american people thin he they're mexican,whether th'r and that's not what he's saying. >> reporter: some de. >> he hastaken on with a sense of comfort to be able say what i thinke hae been wanting to say for the last 8 years. >> how does it make you feel
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the sue will be key in a tight race, their vote could determine who wins. >> president obama is in north carolina today with a town hall style rally talking about race relations before another event to urge the community to vote for clinton. some black voters say they are supporting trump because the obama administration has not ne . now we turn to an overwhelmed wayne county. >> zens there are still in shelters and more than 7,000 homes are still without wer. >> reporter: the parking lot this church is completely oowater pooling around the entrances.
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across wayne navige of blocked roads to get here. >> everything is underwater. >> repte i met tommy at the edge of a street flooded wh omthe little river. since this morning, he's watched auto where he woks slowly smerge. his parents refused to leave their home. they are safe but they leave by boat. down the road in seven springs, shelby and her family were told to evacuate on sunday, when rsjust started rising. >> he said if don't get out now, he'll make us get out or we'd have to stay there and not be guaranteed whether we'd be rescued or not. >> reporter: they have stayed in shelters siblocked evywhere they go.
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>> reporter: some that were able to stay home are without power. >> a tree fell between u and anothehouse, like the lord just id it down. but it out every line on the street. >> reporter: residents say they will rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> just ep goin that . >> reporter: life-threatening ntin gs pected t >> and some rivers not creste ive ineporr: the stioncetting m risi shn their mes erthe weekend ft are still wachand wting.
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safety. 58-yeaold jodie didn't think iv >> alligato and snakes, water up to your knemyouse. >> reporter: flood waters continue losingin belin me since saturday and sheets and towels at them. >> reporte michigan to e er. s still drenched from braving thchest-high water. >> gotalfway there, d voice and just gave us a t yodo? gereporter: the lumber ri heay not crest until
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rescues. more than people have died in the state, most killed while yi to dve into flood waters. >> today if we say the water is coming and we say do not drive through that water, we mean it. >> reporter: workers shore up the wood lake dam. about 92,000 couy residents waiting word on when thy may
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shaded in ue. the river loo around invill so if it continues to go higher and higher, it's eventually going to spill out and it's goin wa to spill out into the entire town of princeville. there's the elementary school. it's not expected to go as high it is possible, if the levee were to break, exct. updated numbers at the tar river, 34.9. it's expected to crest tomorrow morning after midnight, with another foot or so to go. to go make a very slow fall throughout the next week or so. that will stay below floyd. the other river that's expected to crest, the noose river, which is expected to go above floyd levels. it's expected to crest in the
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thankfully no more rain but we have another cold front.
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narrator: look up the facts on richard burr. one-point-one million dollars. that's public record. and richard burr wrote a plan to privatize medicare. "new profits for private insurers would be as high as sixteen to tsiy-billion." chd burr is looking out for percent mhimsforedic and the insurance industry.. noyou.
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where does north carolina go from here? m roy oper, and after years of our state moving backward, these would be my prrities as governor. first, instead of social issues, i'll foc on ouschos and keeping good teachers with better pay. we need to end giveaways for companies that send bs overseas and grow our economy here. and we need to reform our tax system so those at the top aren't getting tax breaks at your expense.
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. samsung stocks plund this morning, but the problem turned out to beeven worse han expected. >>reporter: turn off your galaxy note 7 smartphone now and re replacement models started spontaneously igniting. michael tred in his first galaxy note 7 a week earlier, after samsung recalled 2.5 million of the fire-prone phones. >> we thought it was a battery from a specific supplier. but these replacement phones
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supplier. >> reporter: omonday the faa toldpassengers not to use or stow the phones in checked luggage after a smoking phone forc a southwest flight to be evacuated last week. it could cost the company $17 billion. hannah daniels, cbs news. >> samsung is offering customers a refund or exchange for other products. back to the matthew. one church is giving out food and water to those ley are not expecting this to stop any time soon. more tha30urch members ha been passing out barcue chicken, beans, fruiand water to everyone o . theyre exct to feed at
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ust what they do. we caughup wine mother who had to ev luerton. i'm appreciafter us. and god is good. ep the church served morehan 1500 people just for lunch and plan to continue doing this throughout e week. >>it's hard to fathom but hurricane matthew may have had of the cnt. tampa bay has beenplagued by d blooms wash dead fish on to the sand and gave respiratory problems to those who dato visit the coast. since matthew calong, the >> is autif. ack to normal. the water has its color back. the blue had gone away completely. it's back to being a wonderful beach, the way it ould be.
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strikes, the wind, rain and changing currents can break up the red tide bloom. back here at home, we have just gotten through our third near perfect record day in a row and there's a lot more to come as we continue to clean up here othe ground. oking the west tonight, the sun is getting r and lower earlier and earlier until night. 68 degrees has we look live in raleigh at the airport. shadows are getting longer there, som tonight, sunny skies with temperatures about 70 degree in e mountains, they are noare as and notice their tre tochange a litxotle soer. d going to the other end of e state, u see wilmingtonsunny there with temperatures about 73. good weather all over the tar heel state. it will get cool again toni
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degrees by 8:00. overnight we are ilow 50s and tomorrow you're out the door with the 40s. not the low 40s like this morning, but upper 40s, and anotr ght you can probably keep the ac off. high pressure continues to be in control. when that happens, i usually n't have a lot to talk about. in the summer, it means we get hot. high pressure this time of year means plenty of tomorrow and more so on thursday but no 80s or 90s, just upper 70s. thursday we have a cold front coming through. there is no rain with this, hardly any cloud cover. but it has reinforcements of cool air that we'll feel friday, saturday and sunday along with another ar of high pressure. that is why the near perfect weather will continue for days.
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tropics. nicole hasnce again become a huicane. organized storm, windsup to 80 miles anhour. it's a smover, too. remeer, nicole looped ound and became a hurricane. as it continues to race to the northeast, it will stay away from all land, with the exception of bermuda. we don't have to worry about nicole. beautiful day tomorrow. temperatures in durham about 71 degrees under mostly sunny skies. seven-day forecast, we'll from the low 70s tomorrow to the warmest day this week of 76. of course thursday is the start of the north carolina state fair. to 68 on friday, then we're in the low 70s this week. another chilly morning saturday
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day on the seven-day forecast, still in the 70s with 78 by next tuesday. our 3-degree arantetomorrow is 72. today we made 68 after forecasting 69, which means another $100 for the ce for developmenl disabilities. we're up , hopefully going to keep going. out of many things they do nextnc state to help children who ha developmental disabities. so those kids are working side by side together >> wonderful. still come at 5:30, three cameras, lights and dless ambition. whene me statstudlch
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how doe measure greatness in america? the height of our skyscrapers? a ounts? no. it's measured by what we do for our children. the values we pass on. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families where our children can rise as high as their dreams and hard work take them. that means good schools for every child in every zip code. i want our success to be measured by theirs. not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that lets them start a family of their own. we face big challenges, but we can solve them the same way families do. working together. respecting one another. and never giving up.
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pinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagi wt i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he king about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who kes fuof me.
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a national embarrassment it was my honor and my privilege to carry house bill 2 through the north carolina senate. and newton stands defiantly behind hb2. my opponent calls this buck's bill. and you know what? i say, bring it on! ckewton is wrong f attorney general. we're better than this. i'm josh ste. i'm runng attorney general to protect our families and strengthen our communities. together. . no matter how bad it gets, there's always a silver lining. one family sent us this video of some front porch fishing outside their home, and they
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in that water. making the best of the situation. >> that's od eating right there. >> for sure. >>e nc state student's start-up is giving young people the skills they need to succeed. >> it teaches video oduction the way it was meant to taught, in the field with a crew. >> since we have three cameras, we use all of them. >> reporter: before crews standard instruction. those behind the cameras are teenagers. >> serves as a work force program where we want to work with teens, creative officials, teach them multimedia production skiand work on real projects for real clients. >> reporter: the idea is to empower young people by giving them skills they can use ie
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t not have accs o resours. i never want that to be a barrier. i want to target teens from low income homes but it's open to all. >> reporter: students have already produced videos for several ents, including this flash mob at north hills. >> never thought about camera work and video work until my day job. >> reporter: apartments in the program say they are multimedia skills in future plans. >> ves me hands-on experience with cameras, which is what i want to work with. i'm looking to go into film making in college. >> rerter: students use editing labs and computers, and compliants have been pleased with their work. even the kids are impressed with what they can produce. >> i think high school kids are underestimated. >> it was like a dream come
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powerment. >> taking something you can't do and doing it to the best of your ability. >> and as we look at the stuff they have out there, just starting out, remember when we started out? >> i had a vhs. >> that's right. we had a tripod to keep the camera still. >> i was lucky to have a little tape recorder. kids. they will definitely go aces. >> that's the way to learn, too, hands-on experience. coming up, our team coverage of the devastating flooding across north carolina continues. we are monitoring a dam on the brink of breaching. the deadly impact it could have on families. plus alook at the seven-day forecast, coming up.
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knife. but i carry a pistol. i fight back. that's why i'm still here. every woman has a right to defend herself with a gun if she chooses. hillary clinton disagrees with that. don't let politicians take away your right to own a gun.
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g lots about richard burr. first, he opposed a bill prohibiting insider trading by members of congress. now we learn br had over $100,000 in oil and gas stocks while he backed legislation giving tax credits benefitting gas comps. and oil and gas companies donated over half a million dollars burr'campaign no wr richd burr's wealth has increased over 500% since he'be in congress. that's making washington work for him. afme is reonble for the content of this ad. . some of us had families and dogs an pets, and some of them were left back there to die. >> we are keeping a close eye on several rivers and dams
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homes. >> ps, more testimony in the chandler kania murder trial. we'll look at previously unsealed photos from the crash. since hurricane matthew, there have been 17 confirmed fatalities and more than 2,000 water rescues. >> the national guard is on the a massive hole. despite a mandatory evacuation, several people have opted not to leave, correct? >> reporter: this is the closest we can get because many roads around here are closed off. officials are stressing that if

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