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kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop 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
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highs in the lower 40s saturday: mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 40s time now for your timesaver traffic report. the president of the n-double-a- c-p roanoke chapter will hold the president of the n-double-a- c-p roanoke chapter will hold a news conference today about a recent officer involved shooting police say 18- year-old kionte spencer died after being shot twice by police on friday night. spencer was holding what we now know was a b-b gun. officers say they ordered spencer to drop his weapon. when he refused they tased him. after that failed ... shots were fired. we spoke with spencer's brother who says they were close
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carl spencer, subject's brother - "that's what makes it so crazy. and, that's another reason why i came here, because this is not sitting right with me. i'll never be able to get over him until i find out what happened." the officers involved are on admistrative leave while the department conducts an internal investigation to make sure protocol was followed.### a raleigh, north carolina community is struggling to deal with an officer involved shooting that left one person dead. police say the shooting victim was wanted on felony drug charges and ran away from officers trying to arrest him. at some point during the chase, police say officer d-c twiddy shot and killed the man. rolanda byrd says her son, 24- year-old akiel denkins, was the victim but police have yet to confirm his identity. the state bureau of investigation is reviewing the shooting.### a grayson county couple charged in connection with a deadly dog attack returns to court today for a preliminary hearing. terra connell and john underwood face second degree murdercharges after their dog
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babysitting last month. the child died at a north carolina hospital as a result of its injuries.### the man charged with drunkenly crashing a stolen car in bedford county, killing one passenger and injuring the other goes before a grand jury today. 19 year old christian riddle faces charges of maiming while driving intoxicated, dwi and driving with a revoked license. ivy adkins died on saturday months after she was injured in the octover crash. her cousin natalie matthews was also hurt but is expected to survive. ### today is super tuesday. it's a chance for voters in several key states, including virginia to decide who they want to represent their party in the race for president. as voters in roanoke city head out to the polls today.. they can expect some changes -- especially in where they go to vote. wsls ten's erin brookshier joins us now live. tell us about the new voting locations.### the polls are set to open in less
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and this morning, many voters in roanoke city are getting ready to head out to a new polling location. this is the first election that the "voter precinct realignment" project will be in place. at its highest level.. the city of roanoke was made up of thirty-two precincts.. with thirty-two different polling locations. on election day, some of those polling places would be very busy.. with extremely long lines.. and other locations would not be busy at all. now the region has been re- districted into twenty-one precincts.. in an effort to even out the number of people voting at each location. the premise behind looking at precinct realignment is looking at how we can improve voting for voters and we realized there was a big disparity of the number of registered voters. we had precincts with less than one thousand registered voters and we had some with
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the average precinct size now is between 28- hundred and three thousand voters. because some schools serve as voting locations and the high volume of voter turnout expected... students in roanoke county will start classes two hours late today. coming up in our next half hour.. more on voter turnout projections and the potential to break primary election records. we'll have continuing coverage on super tuesday through out the day and coming coverage on super tuesday through out the day and coming up later in the newcast. at wsls dot com for all the latest information and election coverage details. in what's news today... a nationally known sexual violence expert and rape survivor will share her story today at sweet briar college. katie koestner will talk about her first year of college, when she went out to a restaurant and became the victim of date rape. she appeared on the cover of time
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the subject of an hbo movie. koestner also testified on capitol hill and helped pass the sexual assault victims' bill of rights. big brothers big sisters hosts the over the edge launch party today at the patrick henry. participants will raise $1000 for the opportunity to rappel 132 feet from the roof of the patrick henry. in the past 2 years, bbbs has raised more than $176,000 for mentoring programs in roanoke, salem, montgomery county and pulaski county. the us air force airmen of note will perform a free concert in blacksburg tonight. the air force band is making a three day swing through the commonwealth. the tour comes as the group wraps up a studio recording session ahead of the release of a new album, set to be released later this year. the concert is at 7:30 at the moss arts center.### nasa is investing in the potential revival of supersonic jet
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the space agency has granted a 20-million dollar contract to lockheed martin to develop a passenger jet that can fly faster than the speed of sound. nasa says the plan is intended to make flying safer, greener and quieter. this is a preliminary design of what it will look like. the jet would use technology to create a soft thump instead of rattling sonic booms while in flight. sonic booms trigger booming sounds that can be heard for miles.### bugatti says it's about to break the record for the fastest car in the world. the french carmaker revealed the chiron yesterday at the geneva motor show. bugatti promises it to be faster and more powerful than all its previous models. the brand is known for high-
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we still don't know how fast the chiron can go but its been capped at 260- miles-per-hour for road use. the 500 chiron series cars has a price tag of two-point-six- million-dollars. turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori is here with more -- kristina??
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lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine.
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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 the nation's first beer spa
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in oregon. so if a pint isnt cutting it perhaps a tub of beer will do the trick. why they say a bath in brew is good for you. plus... the love between a k-9 and his partner captured in a single selfie. why the photo is getting recognition - when we look at
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networking, online and technology talkers. important news if you're looking live a healthy life. a house plant on your windowsill might be giving you a boost. experts from the royal horticultural society claim that indoor plants improve our mental and physical health. researchers say that by bringing the outdoors inside plants can reduce stress levels and fatigue... improve our mood... and filter polluted air around us. scientific evidence also suggests that workers are more productive when their office is filled with greenery... and hospital patients even tolerate pain better if there is a plant nearby. oregon beer enthusiasts aren't
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they're soaking in it at the nation's first beer spa. clients at the "hop in the spa" are soaking in a blend of beer, hops barley and herbs. spa owners say a bath in brew is good for you. many swear by hops' medicinal qualities in getting rid of pain and aches. but there is bad news for those hoping to get tipsy, you can't get drunk from soaking in beer. after only a week in business the ber spa is already expanding. the owners are adding a beer garden and a new coffee that has hops in it. they say they're hop-timisitc about
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a photo of a police deputy and his k-9 has captured hearts across the nation. the image shows deputy chase garrett getting a hug from his beloved partner... manson. deputy garrett says he took the photo a couple of months ago during a narcotics investigation... with his five- year-old chocolate lab. the duo have been working together for the past three years. garrett says he never imagined the response his photo would get -- but he likes seeing his faithful partner get so much recognition. republican presidential candidate donald trump might be used to being in the hot seat
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restaurant wants to see how he holds up in a hot oven. customers of joe's world famous pizzeria in athens is offering up a slice of "the donald" for lunch. the pizza maker based his creation off of a high school student's stencil drawing of the g-o-p frontrunner. the trump pizza...which is your basic cheese... is then placed in to a stone fired oven. now to kristina, with for a look at our forecast. now to kristina, with for a look at our forecast.
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lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop 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
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in the lower 40s plus... a henry county man is lucky to be alive after his mobile home explodes over the weekend. we hear from the neighbor who pulled the man to safety coming up at 5:30.### and a reminder .. the 10 cares blood drive is coming up on wednesday ... march ninth. the event will be held at the american red cross donor center on church avenue in
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to bounce back from that gut shot...they took in charlottesville ... back home tonight.. for senior night.. vo the 8th ranked tar heels...would have to stave off an upset bid....after the ceremonies..wer e over.. jim bayheim's club...not an easy out..by any means.. malll eh kyyyy richardson...fo r 3... the heels start to d up.. it's kennedy meeks...the deft theft...and he's tough..to the tin..for 2.. cuse..not going away.. michael..ben--uh jay....3...not so..fast..my friend...1 pt game. but carolina's got brice johnson.. the rebound and putback 2.... carolina...survi ves.... 75-70 duke is all that's left..for the heels before the acc tournament. full screen here's the top ten...keeping in mind...louisville is banned from postseason play...so virginia tech is 9th..and they've clinched
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tournament at 8-8.. georgia tech is 10th at 7-9... florida state, nc state wake forest and bc..will have to play round one games on tuesday the 9th in dc. vo vmi hosting chattanooga in southern conference action.. the q-j peterson..the william fleming product with the long 3.. mocs lead the keydets by just one..at the half.. closing seconds.. t he lead...still chattanooga by one.. and it's q j.....again..trying to land..the daggar.. but his long 3 falls short. a-j 21 points...but not the final bucket. the mocs clinch the socon title 67-65 appy win number 76 in atlanta...means a whole lot more than most..for jimmie johnson and his hendrick team.
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intimidator..nas car legend dale earnhardt-- sot jimmie johnson/ties dale sr with 76 wins:"...you know there's been a big void in my mind about not having a chance to race against him and literally a handful of months away from having that opportunity so to tie him today myself personally gives me a little something a little bit of attachment to the great deal a judge in connection to a deadly shooting. whats expected in court. plus... a virginia marina is destroyed as a deadly arson investigation gets underway. the latest developments this morning from state police. "she was exceedingly bright, obviously driven in what she was doing, and skilled in so many ways." how one community is coming together for a police
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today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. five things you need to know are lindee good morning.. we hope you can join us today ridge.. children's theatre continues to help educate parents and teens about serious issues... how they're doing that in ice cream man.. plus.. it's national nutrition month.. find out the go-to suggestions to keep you
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here's a look at "five things you need to know" before you head out the door this morning. the president of the star city n- double-a-c-p chapter will hold a news conference today about a recent officer involved shooting police say 18- year-old "kionte spencer" died after being shot on friday night. spencer was tazed before shots were fired. investigators say he was holding what we now know was a b-b gun. the officers involved are on admistrative leave while the investigation continues.### today a northern virginia police line of duty will be laid to rest. "ashley guidon's" body was escorted from the funeral home to the chapel by dozens of police
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the prince william county rookie officer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute. army staff sergeant ronald hamilton is charged with capital murder in the case. ### the man accused of murdering two expected to sign a plea agreement, avoiding a trial for both cases. jesse matthew, junior will be in albemarle circuit court wednesday. matthew is charged with murder in the deaths of 18- year-old hannah graham and 20- year-old morgan harrington. he's already serving life in prison for a sexual assault in fairfax county. super tuesday is underway across 12 states including virginia.. it's a chance for voters to decide who they want to represent their party in the race for president. as voters in roanoke city head out to the polls .. they can expect some changes -- especially in where they go to vote. that's because this is the first election that the "voter precinct realignment" project will be in place. today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain
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thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s note. plus.... a new tasty treat is coming to select mcdonalds locations for a limited tie. where you can find the easter inspired mcflurry. and... good news for peanut butter lovers. stay with us - we're back in 2 minutes.# i'm caridee. i've had moderate to severe plaque psoriasis most of my life. but that hasn't stopped me from modeling. my doctor told me about stelara it helps keep my skin clearer.
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the brother of a man killed following an officer involved shooting speaks out. the new details police are revealing as the naacp prepares for a press conference. kasich "i think trump's going to probably win everything." the biggest single day in the presidential primary is already underway. what to expect as virginians prepare to head to
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good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm patrick mckee. virginia. city from our downtown roanoke skycam. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now.. kristina? today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s
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increasing sunshine. temperatures drop 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 time now for your timesaver traffic report. the president of the n-double-a- the president of the n-double-a- c-p roanoke chapter will hold a news conference today about a recent officer involved shooting police say 18- year-old kionte spencer died after being shot twice by police on friday night. spencer was holding what we
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say they ordered spencer to drop his weapon. when he refused they tased him. after that failed ... shots were fired. we spoke with spencer's brother who says they were close and talked just about every other day. carl spencer, subject's brother - "that's what makes it so crazy. and, that's another reason why i came here, because this is not sitting right with me. i'll never be able to get over him until i find out what happened." the officers involved are on admistrative leave while the department conducts an internal investigation to make sure protocol was followed.### a raleigh, north carolina community is struggling to deal with an officer involved shooting that left one person dead. police say the shooting victim was wanted on felony drug charges and ran away from officers trying to arrest him. at some point during the chase, police say officer d-c twiddy shot and killed the man. rolanda byrd says her son, 24- year-old akiel denkins, was the victim but police have yet to confirm his identity. the state bureau of investigation is
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a grayson county couple charged in connection with a deadly dog attack returns to court today for a preliminary hearing. terra connell and john underwood face second degree murdercharges after their dog mauled a 15 month old they were babysitting last month. the child died at a north carolina hospital as a result of its injuries.### the man charged with drunkenly crashing a stolen car in bedford county, killing one passenger and injuring the other goes before a grand jury today. 19 year old christian riddle faces charges of maiming while driving intoxicated, dwi and driving with a revoked license. ivy adkins died on saturday months after she was injured in the octover crash. her cousin natalie matthews was also hurt but is expected to survive. ### today is super tuesday. it's a chance for voters in several key states, including virginia to decide who they want to represent their party in the race for president. as voters in roanoke city
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can expect some changes -- especially in where they go to vote. wsls ten's erin brookshier joins us now live from calvary baptist church in roanoke with more on the new voting locations...erin? ### the polls are set to open in less than an hour. and this morning, many voters in roanoke city are getting ready to head out to a new polling location. this is the first election that the "voter precinct realignment" project will be in place. at its highest level.. the city of roanoke was made up of thirty-two precincts.. with thirty-two different polling locations. on election day, some of those polling places would be very busy.. with extremely long lines.. and other locations would not be busy at all. now the region has been re- districted into twenty-one precincts.. in an effort to even out the number of people voting at each location. the premise behind looking at
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looking at how we can improve voting for voters and we realized there was a big disparity of the number of registered voters. we had precincts with less than one thousand registered voters and we had some with over 45-hundred voters. the average precinct size now is between 28- hundred and three thousand voters. because some schools serve as voting locations and the high volume of voter turnout expected... students in roanoke county will start classes two hours late today. coming up in our next half hour.. more on voter turnout projections and the potential to break primary election records. we'll have continuing coverage on super tuesday through out the day and coming up later in the newcast. you can also go to our website at wsls dot com for all the latest information and election coverage details. in what's news today... a nationally known sexual violence expert and rape
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today at sweet briar college. katie koestner will talk about her first year of college, when she went out to a restaurant and became the victim of date rape. time magazine, and her life story became the subject of an hbo movie. koestner also testified on capitol hill and helped pass the sexual assault victims' bill of rights. the over the edge launch party today at the patrick henry. for the opportunity to rappel 132 feet from the roof of the patrick henry. in the past 2 years, bbbs has raised more than $176,000 for mentoring programs in roanoke, salem, montgomery county and pulaski county. the us air force airmen of note will perform a free concert in blacksburg tonight. the air force band is making a three day swing through the commonwealth. the tour comes as the group wraps up a studio recording session ahead of the release of a new album, set to be released later this year. the concert is at 7:30 at the moss arts center.###
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nutty today--it's perfectly okay. today is national peanut butter lover's day! there's even a web site dedicated to the day. did you know... peanut butter is consumed in 90- percent of u-s households. and here's something to think about the next time you open a jar... it takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter. just in time for easter, mcdonalds has a new mcflurry flavor, but you may have to travel to get it. the fast food chain is now offering a cadbury crme egg mcflurry for a limited time this spring. however, the new mcflurry will only be available in mcdonald's australian locations. there is a downside to the easter themed threat. a single serving contains 383
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which is more than double the amount that health officials recommend an adult should eat on a daily basis. turning back to the forecast... storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori is here with more
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today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop from the 50s in the morning to the 40s by the afternoon thursday: partly cloudy and breezy with highs in the middle 40s
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showers possible with highs in the lower 40s saturday: mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 40s sunday: few isolated showers with highs in the lower 50s . the nation's first beer spa opened
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so if a pint isnt cutting it perhaps a tub of beer will do the trick. why they say a bath in brew is good for you. plus... the love between a k-9 and his partner captured in a single selfie. why the photo is getting recognition - when we look at
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now to what's trending now... a look at the biggest social networking, online and technology talkers. important news if you're looking to live a healthy life. a house plant on your windowsill might be giving you a boost. experts from the royal horticultural society claim that indoor plants improve our mental and physical health. researchers say that by bringing the outdoors inside plants can reduce stress levels and fatigue... improve our mood... and filter polluted air around us. scientific evidence also suggests that workers are more productive when their office is filled with greenery... and hospital patients even tolerate pain better if there is a plant nearby. oregon beer enthusiasts aren't just drinking it,
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aren't just drinking it, they're soaking in it at the nation's first beer spa. clients at the "hop in the spa" are soaking in a blend of beer, hops barley and herbs. spa owners say a bath in brew is good for you. many swear by hops' medicinal qualities in getting rid of pain and aches. but there is bad news for those hoping to get tipsy, you can't get drunk from soaking in beer. after only a week in business the ber spa is already expanding. the owners are adding a beer garden and a new coffee that has hops in it. they say they're hop-timisitc about the future. a photo of a police deputy and
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across the nation. the image shows deputy chase garrett getting a hug from his beloved partner... manson. deputy garrett says he took the photo a couple of months ago during a narcotics investigation... with his five- year-old chocolate lab. the duo have been working together for the past three years. garrett says he never imagined the response his photo would get -- but he likes seeing his faithful partner get so much recognition. republican presidential candidate donald trump might be used to being in the hot seat
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but now one alabama restaurant wants to see how he holds up in a hot oven. customers of joe's world famous pizzeria in athens is offering up a slice of "the donald" for lunch. the pizza maker based his creation off of a high school student's stencil drawing of the g-o-p frontrunner. the trump pizza...which is your basic cheese... is then placed in to a stone fired oven. joe carlucci/pizzeri a owner: "no one has taken a bite of trump yet. i think he taken a bite of more people than they have taken a bite of him. hopefully soon someone will try to trump pizza and we can ship one to trump himself." you could say the pizzeria owner is looking to make "pizza" great again.
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now to kristina, with for a look at our forecast. today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine.
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in the morning to the 40s by the afternoon thursday: partly cloudy and lower 40s plus... a henry county man is lucky to be alive after his mobile home explodes over the weekend. we hear from the neighbor who pulled the man to safety coming up
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. her life's work has been about breaking barriers. and so would her presidency. which is why, for every american who's not being paid what they're worth... who's held back by student debt or a system tilted against them- and there are far too many of you- she understands that our country can't reach it's potential... unless we all do. together.
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welcome back to virginia today here on w-s-l-s 10....it's i'm patrick mckee.
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north carolina tar heels. wsls 10's john appicello has the highlights.### appy meanwhile..the heels looking to bounce back from that gut shot...they took in charlottesville ... back home tonight.. for senior night.. vo the 8th ranked tar heels...would have to stave off an upset bid....after the ceremonies..wer e over.. jim bayheim's club...not an easy out..by any means.. malll eh kyyyy richardson...fo r 3... the heels start to d up.. it's kennedy meeks...the deft theft...and he's tough..to the tin..for 2.. cuse..not going away.. michael..ben--uh jay....3...not so..fast..my friend...1 pt game. but carolina's got brice johnson.. the rebound and putback 2.... carolina...survi ves.... 75-70 duke is all that's left..for the
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full screen here's the top ten...keeping in mind...louisville is banned from postseason play...so virginia tech is 9th..and they've clinched a first round bye in the tournament at 8-8.. georgia tech is 10th at 7-9... florida state, nc state wake forest and bc..will have to play round one games on tuesday the 9th in dc. vo vmi hosting chattanooga in southern conference action.. the q-j peterson..the william fleming product with the long 3.. mocs lead the keydets by just one..at the half.. closing seconds.. t he lead...still chattanooga by one.. and it's q j.....again..trying to land..the daggar.. but his long 3 falls short. a-j 21 points...but not the final bucket. the mocs clinch the socon title 67-65 appy win number 76 in atlanta...means a whole lot more than most..for jimmie johnson and his
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it ties him..with the intimidator..nas car legend dale earnhardt-- sot jimmie johnson/ties dale sr with 76 wins:"...you know there's been a big void in my mind about not having a chance to race against him and literally a handful of months away from having that opportunity so to tie him today myself personally gives me a little something a little bit of attachment to the great deal earnhardt so something i'm very proud of cont vo jimmie's win--puts him in immediate contention for a 7th title.. johnson trails only richard petty and dale sr for championships... the two legends..have seven....johnson is one back with six. that's all of it.. ja wsls 10 sports. a danville man goes back before a judge in connection to a deadly shooting. whats expected in court. plus... a virginia marina is destroyed as a deadly arson investigation gets underway. the latest developments this morning from state police. "she was exceedingly bright, obviously driven in what she was doing, and skilled in so many ways." how one community is coming together for a police
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"i think hopefully they'll get a little rest and also they'll be able to focus on positive things that could happen." the man accused of killing two virginia college students is expected to enter a plea deal. the latest in the case against jesse matthew junior.### plus.. lawyers for former virginia governor bob mcdonnell file an opening brief with the u-s supreme court. what they are arguing as they try to get the corruption case overturned.### good morning and thanks for joining us on virginia today here on wsls 10. i'm patrick mckee. more sunshine expected in the day ahead. a live look at blacksburg from our virginia tech skycam. storm team ten meteorologist kristina montuori joins us now..
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today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop 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:
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time now for your timesaver traffic report. the man accused of murdering two virginia college students is expected to sign a plea agreement, avoiding a trial in both cases. jesse matthew junior will be in an albemarle county courtroom wednesday. he is charged with murder in the deaths of hannah graham and morgan harrington. matthew could have faced the death penalty in the graham case had he been convicted. he's already serving life in prison for a sexual assault in fairfax county. graham was a university of virginia student who disappeared in september 2014. harrington was a virginia tech student who vanished after attending a concert in 2009. harrington's family.. along with several others in the community feel relief that the case may finally come to an end.
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harrington's mother: 00:00:19 "it's the best outcome. it's the most logical endpoint. to go through two state trials for an accused who already has three life sentences to serve seems to me to be a big use of resources and money that is unnecessary, and for us personally, it would be compassionate." with the hope of a quick ending in with the hope of a quick ending in sight, members of harrington's organization help save the next girl say they're hoping to spend all of their efforts in moving forward. representatives will talk about their latest efforts and progress today at radford university.### virginia police officer ashley guindon will be laid to rest today. her body was escorted by dozens of police cars and motorcycles monday night to hylton memorial chapel, which is where her funeral service will be held. the prince william county officer was shot and killed saturday night while responding to a domestic dispute. it was
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the department after being sworn in on friday. "kim mulhern: i always remember ashley as being such a kind person, so brave; cared for everybody. i mean she was so strong." two other officers who were injured are expected to survive. army staff sergeant ronald hamilton is charged with capital murder in the death of guindon as well as his wife. he is in jail without bond. ### four students were hurt after a shooting at an ohio high school. police say a 14- year-old student started shooting on monday inside the madison junior-senior high school cafeteria. two students were shot and two others were hurt while trying to get away. all of their injuries are non- life threatening. police say the shooter ran from the building and dropped the weapon but was taken into custody near school grounds. police say they do have a motive but are not releasing it at this time.### an arson investigation is underway after a deadly fire at a marina in middlesex county. virginia state police say two
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middlesex county deputies say they were called to the dozier yachting center monday morning. the fire was contained several hours later but not before destroying nearly two dozen boats and two cars. the coast guard is overseeing the environmental impact of the fire while state police continues investigating.### a henry county man is recovering at a north carolina hospital this morning. this comes after one of his neighbors rescued him after flames. the fire marshal's office says william meredith lit a cigarette while on home oxygen over the weekend. when neighbor timothy bryant arrived... meredith was on fire laying on his front porch, halfway out of his front door. nocgtimothy bryant/saved neighbor/phone r "i ran up onto his small porch and picked him up and threw him in my car...i wasn't thinking about anything. i was just making sure i got him and he was out of the fire." meredith received third degree burns to much of his body, but his family says he is doing
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a man who plead guilty to multiple charges in connection to a deadly shooting in danville could be sentenced today. kadarius ferrell plead guilty to second degree murder charges in the death of bennie sigmon. he faces a maximum of 101 years in prison. police say sigmon was shot multiple times when he went outside his home to confront ferrell and several other men who were trespassing on his property in june of last year. police say the men robbed another home on the same street around the time of the shooting. new this morning..former virginia governor bob mcdonnell's legal team files its opening brief with the u.s. supreme court. they argue mcdonnell was unfairly convicted on an overly broad definition of bribery that they say allows prosecutors "to investigate and indict essentially any official they choose." a jury in september 2014 convicted mcdonnell and his wife, maureen, of doing favors for wealthy vitamin executive jonnie williams in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts and loans. the case will be argued in april,
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w-s-l-s 10's erin brookshier joins us live with more on the potential to break voting records here in the commonwealth.## # across the nation.. voter turnout for this year's presidential primary elections has been huge. iowa.. new hampshire.. south carolina and nevada have all shattered previous records.. and the state of virginia could see new voter turnout records set today as well. the state of virginia has 159 delegates up for grabs today... including 49 republican
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delegates and 15 super-delegates. and with the potential for a big increase in primary voters.. the star city is getting its first chance to test out new voting districts and polling locations. nearly two- thirds of voters in roanoke will be voting at locations they have never voted at before-- as the number of precincts in the city is now lower. at its highest level we had 32 precincts, we now have 21 precincts and that means 18 of the former polling locations are no longer polling locations. we've sent out notices to over sixty-thousand voters and hopefully everyone has paid attention to where they'll be voting now because most voting locations will have changed. the changes will even out the number of voters at each location... to prevent overcrowding and long lines at certain polling places. if you don't have or can't find your voter registration card-- you
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polling location online as well. we've posted a link to our website-- wsls- dot-com. so when we're not on air you can com. we will bring you around the clock coverage on air throughout the day. tune in tonight starting at 5 p-m for team coverage.. we'll have the results on wsls 10 at 11. ### now to kristina, with a look at our forecast. today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain
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thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop 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
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showers with highs in the lower 50s . today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few our picture of the day comes from email us the pictures you've taken around the area. send them to news-at-
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remember to include your name and a short description to go along with the photo. we'll pick our favorite every morning... to show on-air and post on our facebook page. super tuesday is here and it marks the biggest single day in the presidential primary race so far with 12 states and one u-s territory holding nominating contests. what it means for the candidates. plus.. chaos erupts as republican presidential candidate donald trump makes a campaign stop at radford university. the allegations facing the secret service.### and a reminder .. the 10 cares blood drive is coming up on wednesday ... march ninth. the event will be held at the
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on church avenue in downtown roanoke from noon until five p-m. donors will get a 50-percent discount at several local museums. here'a a live look at roanoke county from our poor mountain skycam. a beautiful start to the morning...
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already.
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thank you for joining us for virginia today on w-s-l-s. i'm... patrick mckee. super tuesday is here... and its a big day in the race for the white house. 12 states... including virginia... will be holding a primary or caucus. while it won't push anyone over the top... it could create a nearly- insurmountable lead for front- runners hillary clinton clinton and donald trump. nbc's tracie potts has more on what to expect. sot: donald trump/ r presidential candidate :00-:02 "we have get out and vote." donald trump... hoping to build on his frontrunner status today... with his closest challengers aiming to collect enough delegates to remain compeititive. sot: marco rubio/ r presidential candidate :10-:15 "a vote for donald trump tomorrow is literally a vote for hillary clinton." for ted cruz, that means winning his home state, texas: sot: ted cruz/ r presidential candidate :19-:28 "what we will see, i believe, is donald trump and me coming out both with a significant
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there could be trouble for trump this super tuesday: buzzfeed reports there's a secret new york times tape where trump reportedly rejects his own promises to close the border. sot: ted cruz/ r presidential candidate :39-:44 "you should be very troubled by a candidate like donald trump who tells the new york times one thing and the voters another." sot: marco rubio/ r presidential candidate :45-:52 "trump should ask the ny times to release the audio of his interview with them so that we can see exactly what it is he truly believes." bernie sanders is hoping to pick up wins today at home in vermont... massachusetts.. the midwest -- and maybe texas: sot: bernie sanders/ d presidential candidate :59- 1:00 too quick to chyron "i think we'll do better there than people think." hillary clinton's already looking past super tuesday, focusing on trump: sot: hillary clinton/ d presidential candidate 1:06- 1:14 "at some point you can't just say whatever pops into your head if you want to be the president of the united states of america." reporter live tag republicans are looking ahead too, concerned whether trump can beat clinton in november. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. ahead of super tuesday.. republican presidential hopeful donald trump made a stop in southwest virginia.
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university.. trump discussed a number of issues. he talked about building a stronger military and building a border wall with mexico. donald trump - "i'm gonna make my wall higher than china's wall ... we're gonna make it big. we're gonna make it so beautiful. and they're gonna name it the trump wall and i want it to be real good looking." while many in radford were excited to see trump .. others did not greet him with open arms. there were several protests and students were escorted out of the building. there was also controversy surrounding a photograpger. time magazine's chris morris says he stepped just outside the media pen when a secret service agent put his hands around his neck and tossed him on the ground. the secret service is investigating.### republican presidential candidate doctor ben carson also stopped in the commonwealth monday. he stopped by regent university in virginia beach where he
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about immigration and health care reform. democrat hillary clinton stopped in fairfax and in norfolk. she blasted donald trump's tone and behavior.. saying americans want a different path. she also alluded to donald trump when claiming she's looking forward to a potential fall debate with the free-wheeling businessman.### today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall
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wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop 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 showers with highs in the lower
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five things you need to know are coming up next. ### lindee good morning.. we hope you can join us today for daytime blue ridge.. today on the show.. the roanoke children's theatre continues to help educate parents and teens about serious issues... how they're doing that in their upcoming production of the ice cream man.. natalie plus.. it's national nutrition month.. find out the go-to suggestions to keep you and your family healthy.. be sure to
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here's a look at "five things you need to know" before you head out the door this morning. the president of the star city n- double-a-c-p chapter will hold a news conference
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police say 18- year-old "kionte spencer" died after being shot twice by roanoke county police on friday night. spencer was tazed before shots were fired. investigators say he was holding what we now know was a b-b gun. the officers involved are on admistrative leave while the investigation continues.### today a northern virginia police officer who was killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest. "ashley guidon's" body was escorted from the funeral home to the chapel by dozens of police cars and motorcycles monday night. the prince william county rookie officer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute. army staff sergeant ronald hamilton is charged with capital murder in the case. ### the man accused of murdering two virginia college students is agreement, avoiding a trial for both cases. jesse matthew, junior will be albemarle circuit court wednesday. matthew is charged with murder in the deaths of 18- year-old hannah graham and 20- year-old morgan harrington. he's already serving life in prison for a sexual assault in fairfax county. this is a live look from the
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roanoke as super tuesday is now underway across 12 states including virginia.. it's a chance for voters to decide who they want to represent their party in the race for president. voters in roanoke city can expect some changes -- especially in where they go to vote. that's because this is the first election that the "voter precinct realignment" project will be in place. today: increasing clouds with highs in the lower 60s.late-day rain showers possible.rain likely this evening with a few thunderstorms possible tonight: rain ends.wind increases.temp eratures fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s wednesday: windy with increasing sunshine. temperatures drop from the year's election, why anger has been a cornerstone of this campaign. plus from your bedroom to your kitchen... tips to make spring cleaning a breeze. here's a live look at roanoke blacksburg regional airport from our vairport skycam. thanks
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good morning. march madness. voters in 12 states head to the polls on this super tuesday. the most crucial day of the election so far. crump and clinton way out in front. will they deliver knockout blows or can rubio, cruz and sanders hang on? our decision 2016 team has it covered from every angle. the director of the fbi and one of apple's top executives facing off in congress today in their battle over unlocking iphones, as a judge deals the government a big blow in court. tearful testimony.
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the video of her most private moments she says left her humiliated and ashamed. >> everybody said i was doing it for publicity and attention and that ripped me apart. >> her convicted stalker also taking the stand. >> i pulled the plug out and waited for the opportunity. >> was it your intent to hopefully get her without clothes on? >> yes. >> will jurors hold him and the hotel responsible in andrew's $75 million lawsuit? homeward bound. after 11 long months in space, astronaut scott kelly is coming back to earth. the celebration that nasa is planning today, tuesday, march 1st, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today", super tuesday, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.

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