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tracking clouds and a few showers for the weekend....the washout, but a few showers are possible. no rain is expected on our friday night though. instead, we )ll see partly cloudy skies. the winds will relax a bit from the north between 5 and 15 mph. temperatures will dip into the mid 30s overnight. on saturday, we )ll likely start the day with some sunshine. but clouds will build in advance of a fast moving area of low pressure from the northwest. this clipper system will move over the area, giving way to a few scattered showers late saturday through early sunday afternoon. the rain could be heavy at times. again, we re not expecting a
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in fact, late in the afternoon on sunday, the skies will gradually clear. high temperatures on saturday and sunday will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s. next week, we )ll see a nice warm up. highs will rise into the 60s and possibly the 70s by the middle of the work week. we )re expecting plenty of sunshine, too. former virginia governor bob mcdonnell will get his day with the supreme court. now one of the big questions ahead of his hearing -- is whether or not the recent passing of justice antonin scalia will affect the outcome.
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former virginia governor bob mcdonnell -- will get his day in the supreme court on april 27th -- likely in front of an eight justice court. 57;36 which means getting a decision which will help the governor stay out of jail will be harder old dominion university associate professor jesse richman -- like many -- feel that mcdonnell likely would have gotten a vote from justice antonin scalia -- who passed away last month. now there is the possibility of a 4 to 4 split -- an outcome that would send mcdonnell to prison -- which he has tried to avoid all along. a jury convicted mcdonnell and his wife maureen of political corruption charges back in september of 20- 14 -- and his convictions were upheld by the 4th circuit court of appeals. they are accused of doing favors for businessman jonnie williams -- who gave the mcdonnell s roughly 170- thousand dollars in gifts and loans. the case essentially revolves around what defines "official action" -- under the federal corruption law. 57;14 the question is, are these laws being over applied?
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that mcdonnell used his position as governor to give williams favorable treatment -- and that )s enough to make him guilty. but mcdonnell s lawyers argue that what the governor did were not official acts -- he was merely trying to help a virginia business the way he would any other business in virginia. 59;21 the court might decide we )re going to move uniformly in one direction and say ok we will make it easier for money to flow into politics in all kinds of ways or -- richman says -- the court could press for stricter corruption laws. they are expected to make a decision at the end of june. maureen mcdonnell s appeal is on hold at fourth circuit court of appeals -- until then. kelly rule, newschannel 3. we have the 9-1-1 call from the woman who didn )t recognize seahawks safety kam chancellor -- and called the cops on him. take a listen. that )s the worker inside the recently closed redmond athletic club on the phone with 9-1-1.
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the building -- looking to buy it. the norfolk native and four of his friends were looking in the windows, trying to get the attention of the women inside for more information. in a tweet following the ordeal -- chancellor said the women shewed him off like a fly and looked disgusted. he tweeted that he no longer wants to purchase a gym in that seattle suburb. donald trump announced a schedule change for saturday so he can focus on visiting states that are voting tomorrow. but not everyone is happy with the decision. craig boswell is at the national harbor in maryland where a conservative convention is being held today. pkg donald trump announced he is skipping the cpac convention...a major gathering of conservative voters. his opponents immediately pounced. sot: sen. marco rubio/r-fl presidential candidate "he really doesn t belong at a conservative gathering, donald trump is not a conservative." sot: sen. ted cruz/r-tx presidential candidate "donald trump started galloping to the center before the primary is over." trump mocked claims he )s not conservative enough. sot: donald trump/r presidential candidate "these stupid people that think they re very conservative. oh we are conservative, donald trump is not a conservative."
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they )re disappointed they won )t hear for themselves.-p&sot: lyndon white/cpac attendee, hamlet, nc "but at the same he )s not coming. he )s got important primaries coming up in florida and ohio and that s something that he really wants to focus on." standup: craig boswell/cbs news/oxon hill, maryland the bickering between the three leading surprise...especi ally after thursday night )s very contentious debate. nats of yelling trump went toe- to-toe with senators marco rubio and ted cruz for two hours. at the off. republican pollster frank luntz tweeted out a few comments from a one man who was not ben carson. the officially pull out of the race during his cpac speech. craig boswell, cbs news, oxon hill, maryland. carson just announced he is officially ending his campaign for president he is still talking at the c-pac conference right now. . early voting in the north
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primary is underway. with a lot of changes for this election -- newschannel 3 is taking action to clear up any confusion you may have before heading to the polls. unlike on election day -- you can go to (any ( early voting site in your county ( to cast a ballot. early voting runs through next saturday, march 12-th. whether you vote early or on election day -- you will need a photo i-d. north carolina s presidential primary is scheduled for tuesday, march 15-th. next on newschannel three at 5. preparing for cosmetic surgery with the help of your tablet. how apps are helping patients connect with doctors like never before. and scientists in one country are trying to clone a prehistoric lion. but this isn )t a scene out of
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korea are using the remains of an ice age cave lion cub -- in an attempt to use its d-n-a to clone the extinct creature. two ice age cave lion cubs were found last year, in a state of near-perfect preservation, thanks to the deep-freeze conditions. researchers hope to find living tissues containing dna in the remains of the cub, which will allow them to recreate the now extinct ice age cave lion. scientists are currently working on a similar project where scientists are reportedly attempting to clone a mammoth. good news for the u-s jobs market. new numbers from the government show two hundred and 42- thousand jobs were added last month.
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month of january and more than what economists had predicted. however -- wage growth disappointed -- rising 2-point-2 percent in february compared to a year ago. the federal reserve wants to see wages grow around three- point-five percent. ahead on newschannel three at 5. is this the bathroom of the future? the next time you re crammed into a long international flight you may be glad it s there. and coming up on newschannel three at six -- a new coach -- but a familiar face. a hampton roads football great is back on the field
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astronaut scott kelly held his first news conference today after returning home from a year-long assignment in space. as mark albert explains -- nasa hopes to study kelly to see how space affects the body over a long period of time. pkg nat/kelly 14:00:20 "it s great to be back" track 1 johnson space center/houston nasa astronaut scott kelly met with reporters friday at the johnson space center in houston and described how his bodys adjusting back on earth. sot/kelly 14:04:39 scott kelly/nasa astronaut "my level of like muscle soreness and fatigue is a lot higher than it was last time.
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an american astronaut. in his 340 days aboard the international space station, the now-52 year-old circled the earth 54- hundred times... traveling nearly 144 million miles. he saw nearly 11-thousand sunrises and sunsets... and dazzled us with his social media photos... sot/kelly 14:00:35 "its a real privilege to be something so great." news/washington nasa revealed space... because without gravity, his spine expanded. scientists will study kelly to find out how his yearlong tour in space affects the body. track 3 kelly was back to normal height within a day. the astronaut will be compared to retired astronaut and twin brother, mark kelly, to measure differences in the brain, eyes, bones, and organs. sot/john charles/nasa researcher "anything we learn about people,
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people on earth." track 4 that testing could last longer than kelly s entire term in space. mark albert, cbs news, washington. here )s a look at some of the top trending stories on the newschannel three app. isaiah freeman )s hair has been the source of controversy between his parents and his school )s administrators. they say his hair is too long and said he needed to cut it or he would face a referral every day until it was. the boys father says he told the school it s a cultural issue that needs to be addressed. the principal says after speaking with the parents again, the school board is considering diversity training and possibly changing the hair policy for next year. two different studies show yogurt and large amounts of coffee. boston researchers found women who ate five or more servings of had a lower risk of developing high blood pressure. the u.s. found drinking around six cups of coffee a day reduced the risk of multiple sclerosis. they say coffee has anti- inflammatory properties that could explain the
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it may sound just too good to be true -- but boeing says it )s developing self-cleaning lavatories for its passenger jets. the company says its technology would use u-v light, which kills more than 99- percent of germs. the entire lavatory would be illuminated for three seconds after being used. and toilet seats would raise automatically to make sure the entire surface is exposed to u-v light. boeing says the project is still in the testing phase. it )s being called the uber of cosmetic surgery. a new app is helping patients find surgeons to perform virtually any kind of cosmetic procedure - with just a few swipes on their phone or tablet. it )s the latest in the emerging world of on-demand healthcare - and chris martinez shows us how it works. ------pkg------ nats - dr. examining patient any problems? dryness?... so far, so good - is how victor cortes describes his recovery... after undergoing a cosmetic procedure on his upper eyelids, called blepharoplasty. victor cortes/patient .."i turned 50 and one of my eyelids dropped dr.
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gives you a little bit of a barrier, you don t have to give out all kinds of personal information... but yet you can get the answers that you re looking for. gfx "zwivel" is just one of a fast growing number of on-demand health care apps...that allow patients to find physicians without ever leaving their home... from primary care doctors to doctors that make house calls. return to vo - examining patient healthcare is the second fastest on-demand business in the us. nats - dr. examining patient may i touch?... in victor s case - the surgery with his zwivel- found-doctor - changed more than his appearance... victor cortes/patient she brought back my confidence which was lost... he says it also changed the way he will look for doctors in the future. chris martinez, cbs
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since the "zwivel" app debuted last fall -- more than 1000 doctors have signed on to use it. in an unexpected plot twist -- bookstores could be making a comeback. barnes and noble says its website and nook e- readers aren )t doing as well as hoped. but business is booming at its physical bookstores. in fact -- the retailer says it plans to launch four new prototype stores in the next fiscal year. from a crumpled paper bag in a dilapidated house came a baseball card find of a lifetime. card experts in southern california say they have verified the legitimacy - and seven-figure total value - of seven identical ty cobb cards from the printing period of 19-09 to 19-11. before the recent find -- there were only about 15 known to still exist. the family who discovered the cards in a neglected paper bag at the run- down house of a
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tracking clouds and a few showers for the weekend....the entire weekend will not be a washout, but a few showers are possible. no rain is expected on our friday night though. instead, we )ll see partly cloudy skies. the winds will relax a bit from the north between 5 and 15 mph. temperatures will dip into the mid 30s overnight. on saturday, we ll likely start the day with some sunshine. but clouds will build in advance of a fast moving area of low pressure from the northwest. this clipper system will move over the area, giving way to a few scattered showers late saturday through early sunday afternoon.
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rain could be heavy at times. again, we re not expecting a weekend washout. in fact, late in the afternoon on sunday, the skies will gradually clear. high temperatures on saturday and sunday will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s. next week, we )ll see a nice warm up. highs will rise into the 60s and possibly the 70s by the middle of the work week.
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servicemen are known for their bravery -- and one north carolina marine is no exception. former marine brian crotts ran into a burning house to try and save two people. he and his wife were driving through cleveland county on sunday -- when they heard a blast. a driver had hit a propane tank causing a nearby house to explode. crotts immediately pulled over -- and pulled the couple who lives in the home out of the house. no one knew who the good samaritan was. but crotts
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had a specific message. the couple was rushed to the hospital with serious burns. unfortunately, they did not make it. days after jesse matthew pleaded guilty, two of the lead investigators in the hannah graham and morgan harrington murder cases speak out. morgan french has more on the evidence they were prepared to share if the case went to trial. 19:05:57 we knew we had identified this monster and this was going to stop laura jesse tthew jr. the man charlottesville detective sgt. jim mooney watched with his colleagues wednesday admit to murdering hannah graham and morgan harrington. mooney began investigating matthew after graham disappeared in
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the u-v-a second year, matthews final victim, last seen on surveillance video on charlottesville s downtown mall court documents show moments later a witness places her near matthews car. mooney 19:03:07 the witness describes the door being opened and her saying i )m not getting in that car it is stolen and her voice led this person to believe that she was scared and did not want to be there. laura hannahs skeletal remains - like harringtons five years earlier - would be found in rural parts of albemarle county missing clothing and without undergarments... both young woman beaten before being murdered. but mooney says the clue that helped crack the case would be found in matthews apartment in the days after hannah vanished. a pair of stained shorts belonging to the killer 18:59:35 it s a mixture of dna and consisted of hannah and jesse which confirms they had contact pretty huge piece of evidence laura evidence of a sexual assault.
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with so much promise faught until the end. 19:04:45 )they absolutely probably fought back and i )m certain he probably thought they would report these sexual assaults and he disposed of them like a bag of trash just like sue graham described. the investigators also point to sue graham )s statement on wednesday -- which pointed out matthew was accused a number of sexual assaults in addition to the murders. they say matthew was prepared to kill when the victims resisted. coming up on newschannel three at six -- they have a suspect. the search begins for the man suffolk police say left a father for dead in a
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ready to roll -- or not to roll -- the group against bring the light rail to virginia beach says they have enough signatures to put the issue to a vote -- again.
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a new witness possibly linking wesley hadsell to his adoptive daughter s death -- and a windy, cloudy way to end the week -- but it )s not over yet -- we re tracking a wet weekend. good evening and welcome to newschannel three at six, i m beverly kidd. and i m kurt williams --a nasty soggy day and more is on the way. taking a live look outside at downtown norfolk with the newschannel three skycam ( ad-lib now let s get to chief meteorologist patrick rockey with your first warning forecast -- tracking clouds and a few showers for the weekend....the entire weekend will not be a washout, but a few showers are possible. no rain is expected on our friday night though. instead, we )ll see partly cloudy skies. the winds will relax a bit from the north between 5 and 15 mph. temperatures will dip into the mid 30s overnight. on saturday, we )ll likely start the day with some sunshine. but clouds will build in advance of a fast moving area of low pressure from the northwest.

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