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officer involved shooting. police say 18- year-old kionte deshaun spencer died after being shot by roanoke county police. he was found carrying what they believed to be a gun near the cave spring shopping area on friday. police received a call around 7:15 of a man wearing a bandana, pointing a gun at cars. upon arrival, officers saw spencer carrying what looked like a handgun but it was a b-b pistol air gun. after ignoring repeated demands to drop his weapon, two officers deployed their tasers. the tasers were ineffective and that's when they shot spencer twice, striking him in the hip and collarbone. howard hall, roanoke county police chief: "i don't know at this point if this was a situation that could have been quote "de- escalted". this was a deadly force encounter despite the fact that we know know that this handgun was an air gun." we know at least half a dozen
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now on administrative leave. an internal investigation is underway to make sure protocal was followed.### the man accused of fatally shooting a virginia police officer and two others is expected in court today. authorities say active sergeant ronald hamilton is accused of shooting and killing ashley guindon over the weekend. hamilton is an army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon. according to police, the suspect fired shots on prince william county police while they responded to a domestic dispute. rookie officer ashley guindon was working her first day on the job after being sworn in on friday. chief stephan hudson / prince william county police department "she was exceedingly bright, obviously driven in what she was doing, and skilled in so many ways." ronald hamilton is expected to face charges on multiple counts of murder and malicious wounding.### turning now to political coverage ... as presidential candidate donald trump prepares to speak at radford univeristy ... the republican front runner finds himself in the middle of a controversy with the ku klux klan. trump is stepping back from
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weekend when he claimed to know nothing about former kkk leader david duke. this morning trump told nbc's "today show" that he was given "a bad earpiece" for the interview. the uproar began sunday when cnn's jake tapper pressed the candidate on white supremacists. trump says he doesn't know if duke or any other white supremacists groups are endorsing him.### republican presidential candidate donald trump is speaking right now at radford university. the campaign stop was announced last week. since then, people on both sides of the aisle have been planning ways to voice their opinions. wsls 10's bethany teague joins us live outside the rally. bethany, what is it like there? ### it has been very lively so far this morning. thousands of people are here at radford university's dedmon center to hear donald trump speak. we reported last week about attempts from protesters to collect as many tickets as possible and not go so that the
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look like that will be a successful effort. it has been very lively so far this morning. thousands of people are here at radford university's dedmon center to hear donald trump speak. we reported last week about attempts from protesters to collect as many tickets as possible and not go so that the arena will be empty. it does not look like that will be a successful effort. will be a successful effort. i'm protesting trump because i don't believe a racist, sexist, homophobic bigot should be our president. he's filled with too much hate to lead our country be sure to join us on wsls 10 tonight at five and six, we will have more crowd reaction to donald trump's visit. live in
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trump isn't the only candidate making stops across the commonwealth today. after winning big in the south carolina democratic primary on saturday, hillary clinton is expected to stop in fairfax and norfolk. she will speak to virginia voters about her plans to break down barriers holding people back. her rally starts tonight at eight in norfolk. republican ben carson is also in virgina today. he will speak at regent university in virginia beach at two this afternoon. his visit is part of the school's leadership series.### if you are registered to vote in roanoke, you may cast your ballot at a different location tomorrow than you're used too. city council voted in november to reduce the number of precincts from 32 to 21. the city registrar's office mailed notices to all voters showing your correct precinct and voting location. if you did not receive a notice in the mail, you can get the information online.
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now for more on what we can expect throughout the several days montuori.### possible.after noon sunshine.breez y with highs in the lower 60s tonight: mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s tuesday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.overn ight rain likely wednesday: morning rain.afternoo
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the 50s in the morning to the virginia student .. detained in north korea since january makes his first appearance. today is the first time otta warmbier is being seen by foreign media since his arrest. north korean authorities claim the u-v-a student is being detained for perpetrating a hostile act against the north korean government while under the manipulation of the u-s government. the 21-year old says he is sorry for his actions. previous foreign detainees in north korea claim they had been told what to say during public appearances. ### a third suspect is in jail this afternoon .. connected to a deadly north carolina shooting. 26-year-old demetrius farmer faces first degree murder and kidnapping charges. he is being held at the danville city jail and is the third suspect to face charges. his arrest is in connection to
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of benjamin baker in rockingham county. baker was found dead in his eden home from an apparent gunshot wound after failing to show up for work. 18-year-old daquarius martin of martinsville and zachary haley of axton are also charged.### turning to national headlines ... the man accused of shooting his brother -- ohio pastor william charged today. police say 68- year old daniel schooler faces murder charges. church members say the suspect walked into the church, entered his brother's officer and started shooting. loretta smith / church member "hen we heard pa pow pa pow pa pow. that's when everybody started running. dayton police say a motive for shooting has not been determined. they do believe the pastor was the only intended victim.### court resumed today in erin andrews' civil lawsuit against stalker and the nashville marriott. michael barrett pleaded guilty to stalking in 20-10 after recording andrews through a peephole at the hotel. he then posted nude pictures of
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andrews is seeking 75-million dollars in damages for negligence. she says someone working at the hotel told barrett which room she was staying in.### still to come on wsls ten at ... it's leap day. how you can get a few deals on plus ... an intended compliment turns out to be an embarrassing carpet. how one company's tweet confused
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today: few morning showers possible.after
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tonight: mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s tuesday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.overn ight rain likely wednesday: morning rain.afternoo n clearing with temperatures dropping from the 50s in the morning to the 40s by the afternoon thursday: partly cloudy and breezy with highs in the middle 40s friday: scattered light snow showers possible with highs in the lower 40s saturday: mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 40s sunday: few isolated 50s noon sunshine.breez y with highs
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tonight: mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s tuesday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain likely wednesday: morning rain.afternoo n clearing with temperatures dropping from the 50s in the morning to the 40s by the afternoon thursday: partly cloudy and breezy with highs in the middle 40s friday: scattered light snow showers possible with highs in the lower 40s saturday: mostly cloudy
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sunday: few isolated showers with highs in the lower 50s noon sunshine.breez y with highs in the lower 60s tonight: mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s tuesday: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.overn ight rain likely wednesday: morning rain.afternoo n clearing with temperatures dropping from the 50s in the morning to the 40s by the afternoon
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now to stories trending at noon. around 1,500 people attended the oscars governor's bal which included dinner by celebrity chef wolfgang puck.
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winners have their oscar statues engraved. in addition to the celebrities, vice president joe biden was there. he appeared to speak out against campus sexual assaults and to introduce lady gaga. an embarrassing mix-up on the oscars' red carpet last night. the website total beauty tweeted a picture of comedian and actress whoopi goldberg, thinking she was oprah winfrey. the caption with the tweet ready we had no idea oprah was tatted and we love it. the tweet was deleted and total beauty posted an apology to both goldberg and winfrey. after his shot lands in the water, pga golfer gary woodland stripped out of his shoes, socks and white pants. he did it so he could make the shot and not mess up his wardrobe. the extra effort was worth it. woodland made par on the hole.### now to stories trending at noon. around 1,500 people attended around 1,500 people attended the
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arby's is taking a leap towards vegetarians.
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many people clean their dentures with toothpaste or plain water. and even though their dentures look clean, in reality they're not. if a denture were to be put under a microscope, we can see all the bacteria that still exists on the denture, and that bacteria multiplies very rapidly. that's why dentists recommend cleaning with polident everyday. polident's unique micro clean formula works in just 3 minutes, killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture every day. welcome aboard my starship. ahoy, mateys! it's full of things i love... like me brave crew... and my fellow space adventures and free of things i don't. like aliens. just like eye patches. and when it's time to refuel, i eat chex cereal. it's full of stuff we pirates need.
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excelsior! eat up, me hearties! keep it down! i'm exploring the galaxy. arrrr, that's not even a real spaceship. you are a leap day baby or not ... there are a few deals you can enjoy today. if you're a leap day baby, pizza hut restaurants will give you a free one-topping personal pizza with your carry-out order. maclister's is giving leaplings a free cookie today. if you're a doughnut lover, krispy kreme stores are offering buy one dozen, get a dozen original glazed for just two dollars and twenty nine cents.### arby's is taking a leap towards vegetarians today. the restaurant chain is offering up its first ever meatless menu alongside its regular menu. the vegetarian menu is available today only and is essentially
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signature sandwich lineup .. minus the meats.### join wsls ten and help make a difference by giving blood. we are teaming up with the red cross for the 10 cares blood drive. it's monday march 9th at the american red cross donor center in downtown roanoke. the drive runs from noon to five p.m. center in the square is offering a 50 percent discount to blood donors. donors can get half off admission toward the science museum of western virginia ... roanoke pinball museum ... harrison museum of african american culture and the history museum of western virginia. join us on monday and give the gift of life.### donald trump's rally is just getting underway at radford university. let's listen in on the rally.### we're now just a few minutes
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we're now just a few minutes
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daytime blue ridge.. for more on what's coming up today-- lets check in with natalie and lindee.# coming up today on daytime... we're talking oscar fashion with fashionista roanoke.. we'll look at some of the actresses who we think.. wore it best... and railroads are a major part of the star city's history. we'll tell you about one event highlighting roanoke through dance.. we hope you can join us.. for
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today: few morning showers possible.after noon sunshine.breez y with highs in the lower 60s tonight: mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s tuesday: increasing clouds with
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lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.overn ight rain likely wednesday: morning rain.afternoo n clearing with temperatures dropping from the 50s in the morning to the
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daytime blue ridge.. i'm natalie faunce.. and i'm lindee katdare... the good afternoon. welcome to daytime blue ridge on this lovely monday afternoon. >> yes, it was beautiful yesterday. >> yes, 70 degrees. and just such a teaser for spring. >> force myself to go outside and do whatever to enjoy it. >> that's what i did too
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to nap away the nice day. >> the 2016 oscars have come to an end spotlighting the best picture which shocked a lot of people. >> i avoided that. it's a hard film to watch and i did not watch it because i did not want the stress. >> it's an important one to watch and it's great for hard journalism at its best and that's what it's about is uncovering important information and the true story. >> exactly and leonardo, that was a big moment, his first oscar win. he is a great actor. >> he is. surprising to hear that was his first oscar. >> i did stay awake but i was fading in and out. i like how they highlight how many times they've been

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