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are looking for a missing man. investigators say no one has heard from jonathan kent since last week. his co-workers reported him missing on monday. call roanoke police if you have any information. police are continuing the search for a missing girl in blacksburg. nichole lovell , who is 13, was last seen yesterday morning on fairfax road. police say she doesn't have the medicine she needs after having a liver transplant. nichole has a tracheotomy scar on her throat and was last seen in pink and brown cowboy boots. if you have any information, call the blacksburg police department. person wanted for killing a man and abducting a woman late last week in amelia county, died after shooting himself in massachusetts. investigators say it police there tried to during a search warrant yesterday. now asking the public for help finding the abduction victim olene brooks. police say her husband, woodell dead in their home.
william zip-tied, her family hostage at gun point. several area have reported delays in their mail deliveries since last people who live on ridgecrest drive in roanoke say they received their mail yesterday for the first time since thursday. a spokesman for the united states postal service says part of the reason could have to do with snow he suggests you make sure curbside of snow so mail trucks can approach sure walkways snow and ice to prevent falls. he also says roadside boxes should be free of any obstacles. tad kelley: "our employees go to work. they try to get the mail delivered everyday. they're at the mercy of whatever the plow crews are able to do themselves." kelley said he expects all mail deliveries to be back to normal today.
abig warm up would long from the forties thirties and forties up to the 50s evenson 60s not out of the question no sixties this morning no check it out were in the teens and twenties only eleven right now in louisburg twenty two roanoke blacksburg seventeen twenty seven smith mountlake danville twenty six eighteen in martinsville and as he head up toward hot springs reporting a temperature of twenty six not much going on locally right now other than the slick road conditions but we do have that coastal system that's can a develop today can a throw some clouds back in our direction all the shower should stay outside of the region both see a.clouds and then it clipper systems can a dive into our area later tonight and that will bring us a few snow showers but is you heading out today mid 40s will do it friday 41 maybe a few flurries leftover in the morning that is it saturday and sunday mostly sunny with those high temperatures mid upper fifties average high this time of beard 46 about 10 to 15 above that monday getting into the low sixties
coming in at fifty seven degrees hour by hour today though teens and twenties early mid forties as we head through the afternoon would periods a clouds and sunshine he can see that low-pressure center develops throw some clouds back in our direction that heads to the northeast and here comes that clipper system woodson snow showers in the mountains and they could see some accumulation and toward ski country pocahontas greenbrier county western facing slopes there maybe a coating to as much is to 3 inches. but the rest of our locations not really adding up maybe back toward taz well bland gracing county those higher areas could see a coating to inch or so for today though no snow to worry about mid forties will do it mix of sun and clouds lynchburg loving stint bedford a mix of sun and clouds mid forties gretna danville martinsville south boston mid to upper forties head through the newer valley southwest blacksburg christiansburg radford pure lasky with bill galax low to mid forties partly sunny skies highlands greenbrier valley west virginia thirties and low
first alert seven day planner the weekend is definitely for you highs in the 50s low 60s early next week man on tuesday groundhog come on one thing this is us on today or something like that would, temperatures in the upper 50s and wednesday more showers in the how much they rely on the internet. residents and businesses say they've been without internet for two weeks now. they weren't getting any answers so they wdbj7 for help, and verizon responded. tom: "we called them on the phone to check on it and they said the internet was down and they would have it back up that evening. that's been going on for two weeks. i call them everyday." o'malley: we've got so many people on the dsl network in that specific location and they're using that service so much that we've just reached capacity in that location" verizon tells us they are now expiditing the process to add new equipment and run new fiber into the area. the company
operational in about two weeks. however, residents and businesses will continue to see problems until it's finished. the mayor of flint, michigan says she's hired a virginia tech professor to oversee all water testing done by the state and federal governments. marc edwards and a team of researchers from virginia tech helped bring the city's water crisis to light after a mother discovered high levels of lead in her water. the team from blacksburg found alarmingly high rates of lead in the water - 18 times more than what was found in detroit's water. researchers are calling for more strict regulations on water throughout the country after working with this issue first hand. william rhoads/virginia tech doctoral student: "all that we're getting, that flint is getting going to help push the changes that we need to make in how make those changes." edwards and the team of researchers are sharing their findings with the virginia tech community tonight at seven in goodwin hall. it will also be streaming live online. three local organizations are
to make sure the given a chance at a better life. conference creation of arch - which stands for, advocate, rebuild, change and heal was announced. arch is a merger between the non- profits, trust house and bethany hall with the help of united way of the leaders say the collaboration of services will change lives. united way of a positive thing for human service for those who are needing that actually a really those who are investing in the work." ali hamed- moore/arch executive director "i'm hoping to see a bigger, stronger agency that can deliver more services to the most vulnerable people we serve in this valley." talks for the merger started more than a year ago. it's national school choice week, with the goal of spotlighting diferent educational options for children in grades k through 12. those options include traditional public schools, private schools, charter schools and homeschooling. in this week's early years, we'll learning how pathway christian academy in christiansburg sets
hurst/pathway principal; we have smaller classrooms. we focus on a view as we're embedded in instruction. so are looking for somethign other than pubilc school, more secular approach. we think our students need to be more rounded and understand the broader world, but we do teach from a christian persepctive. terri shaffer/board of director president: we expose them to all different aspects of curriculum. but we do teach why it is a christian point of view so that when they do go on to higher education, it's not a shock ' why have i not heard about this before.' kimberly mcbroom/wdbj7: cost is always an important thing. there is a scholarship program with some changes this year. talk a little about that. michael hurst/pathway christian academy principal: two or three years ago, virginia put in the capacity for a local foundation to support private schools so we have a foundation set up. families can
scholarships for their students and we're finding that this is another opporutnity. many folks think that they cannot afford a private opportuntiy or christian education and that's more and more not true. they just need to contact the foundation and the might be able to get a scholarship to follow their student through their entire school career we've got more information on how to do that, along with a link to national school choice week on our website, wdbj7-dot-com. that'll be up, after the newscast. you may want to warm up your car before you head out on the roads this morning. we'll also tell you about any traffic delays, next in your i-hometown traffic report. another year of blue grass and americana music is slated to be broadcast to the world from marion virginia.
coming up next. 40s. isolated snows showers tonight. an accident is blocking one lane of i-81 north in montgomery county near the route four-60 exit. there isn't a backup yet but you'll want to we're still seeing minor icy patches on roads in the new river valley and the roanoke valley. pipe jacking could slow you down on route 29 in nelson county. watch out for southbound lane closures near route six-41 this week. road work is to an end tomorrow afternoon in henry sandy river road is closed now in both directions from philpott highway to cozy lane. this is a live look at i-64 in lexington from a virginia department of transportation camera. traffic's moving along fine there. if you see an
us know by tweeting at wdbj7traffic when it's safe to do so. it's time for another tapping blue grass concerts here in southwest virginia. mountains is set for a big concert february sixth in marion, and despite some recent turbulance is hoping for a great show. wdbj-7's shayne dwyer is here with us this morning. good morning shayne. good morning kimberly. mountains is taped in then re-broadcast on public television country. morning is song of the mountains host tim white. tim how do you mountains? (tim white):
two chicago twenty nine as he had out in memphis all the weather bug site still finding temperatures in the teens and twenties right now we are finding moisture along the southeastern coastline storm system developing that's can be heading up toward the north and the east bringing rain to the eastern seaboard for our area little farther to the north and west we seen in the moisture we will see some of those clouds infiltrating our area as we head through the afternoon and a clipper system dives down later tonight that will bring us some scattered snow showers to the mountains a west virginia if you are riding your bike this morning watch upper those slick conditions temperatures teens and twenties 20s. but we should end up on the nice side mid 40s this afternoon with a mix sun and clouds erie go this what's been be taking place over the next several nights right up to until say mid february in fact until every twentieth or so ubl to see five planets in around the area of course you mailed see mercury venus saturn mars and jupiter soak you had out predawn each morning would
us we site out night sky frontal boundary off the coast low-pressure center riding up toward the north and east and then that clipper system comes through tonight ski country could pick up a little been the way of some accumulating snow nothing for everyone else today partly sunny pleasant temperatures in the low to mid forties a little warmer down toward martinsville and danville tonight mostly cloudy few snow showers overnight especially in the mountains twenties and low thirties seven day planner friday forty one it's can be chilly your day saturday and sunday though mid to upper fifties low sixties by monday next week will see a transition that cold front comes through on wednesday would some showers and a looks like will see cooler weather building right back in so don't 41 is you chillier day saturday and sunday though mid to upper 50s low 60s by monday next week will see a transition that cold front comes through on wednesday would some showers and a looks like will see cooler weather building right
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happy and healthy. a 99-year-old florida woman got quite the scare when woke up to find an exotic animal sleeping on her chest! her family took the creature to an animal hospital and found out it was a kinkajou the animal is usually found in central and south america. police say it was being kept as a pet and somehow escaped. it's now back with its owner. donald trump is holding firm to his plan not to take part in tonight's gop debate. the fundraiser he plans to hold instead. the widow of the illinois police officer who killed himself after supposedly stealing thousands of dollars from a charity program is now indicted. why her attorney says she's actually a victim. plus, you'll want to hear the latest popular stunt that put a seattle teenager in
brain aneurysm. on as planned, without donald trump. marlie hall has the latest from des moines, iowa, where the republican presidential frontrunner plans to hold his own event. with the debate just hours away...donald trump is still refusing to attend... a point he made clear wednesday night... in an appearance on fox news. (o'reilly) will you just consider, i want you to consider, think about it. (trump) bill, this is much tougher being with you, because frankly you're smarter. this is much tougher than doing a debate with megyn kelly, believe me. (vo gilbert, sc event trump) -nat/sot- i got a very unfair question from somebody, but we don't need to talk about that at an event in south carolina earlier-- trump continued to take aim at the fox news host moderating the event. while in des moines -- chief rival ted cruz -- once again challenged him -- one-on-one: ted cruz) i'm going to propose a venue, western iowa tech, saturday night in sioux city, we already have it reserved.
ia) counterparts are on the debate stage, trump campus of drake students who don't outspoken candidate what they're calling the anti-debate (kevin maisto, student body university) you know, it's smart for him, but as an worries me if he's unable to stand up to how he's going to america great again. trump's camp says he'll hold a fundraiser for veterans on the campus of drake university tonight. at least one veterans group -- the iraq and veterans of america will decline donations from the event. news des moines, iowa. the president of liberty university is explaining his decision to endorse donald trump for jerry falwell junior made the announcement on was a personal show of support, not affiliated with liberty. he says trump offered no gifts to he or the school in
falwell says he likes trump's business credentials and believes he's the best person to improve america's economy. jerry falwell junior/liberty university president: "we're in such desperate straights as a nation that we need somebody who has experience, who has done it in the real world, and would be a citizen legislator." falwell's endorsement does not apply to rest of his family. his brother jonathan, who pastors thomas road baptist church, has put out a statement saying he won't endorse any presidential candidates. democratic presidential hopeful bernie sanders was in washington yesterday to meet with president obama. sanders praised the president for "being fair" with the democratic candidates by not endorsing any one of them. the vermont senator says the two sat down to talk about everything from politics to domestic policies. sanders says though they don't always see eye to eye, but president obama has always had his support. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate: "by and large over it is last seven years on major issue after major issue, i have stood by his side to where he has taken on unprecedented republican obstructionism, has tried to do the right
american people." recent polls put sanders and clinton neck-and-neck in iowa, just days ahead of the caucuses. ((cold toss w/stinger)) gotyeah live be back up into the fifties even closing in on sixty but before we get that you get a watch upper some slick road conditions this morning at the snow melting yesterday all re- froze overnight would temperatures in the teens and twenties roanoke lynchburg danville and the blacksburg area looking out live through our mill mountain camera this morning relatively quiet in around the region outlying areas bristol twenty one washington dc a chilly sixteen richmond coming in at twenty five with a few more clouds no
that's can acontinue to develop and had up toward the northeast the moisture that will hug the southeastern coastline eastern north carolina south carolina georgia but for us we too far way from the system but it will throw some clouds in our direction so as he head through the day will see more clouds drifting through from time to time and him we have a clipper system. that's can a drop down from the northwest so you forecast hour by hour low teens twenties the start would back up into the mid forties as we head through the afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds and then more clouds filtering tonight as that next clipper system drives through but watch the clouds kino filtering from the coastal low and him we had the snow showers heading in our direction tonight now most of the snow showers will fall toward pocahontas greenbrier county west virginia will fine a few low towards far southwest virginia through the roanoke valley newer valleycan't loud a snow shower or flurry here and there but overall you can qaeda see with
inch or two. it's ski country now the snow is month for our though would getting warmer this we can early next week. before it's all said and done average season of snowfall is we of thirteen. five inches forecast for today would mid forties a mix of sun and clouds lynchburg center virginia loving stint bedford southern virginia mid to upper forties be you with a mix of sun and clouds maybe more clouds that is that coastal system drives by up through the newer valley southwest low to mid forties highlands greenbrier thirties and 30s 40s for you partly sunny skies seven day planner friday could start off with a flurry or two and saturday and sunday 50s mopes lease sunny monday and tuesday still warm and then a front drives our way later tuesday into wednesday bring
the region. that's sunshine and warmer temperatures. highs near 46. an accident is causing a traffic issue on stage road in campbell county. one eastbound lane is closed near columbus road. also an accident on i-81 in montgomery county we told you about is now clear.. road work is scheduled to come to an end tomorrow afternoon in henry county. sandy river road is closed now in both directions from philpott highway to
icy patches on roads in the new river valley and the roanoke valley. none of those problem spots are on the highways or main roads, but you may run into slick areas on bridges and ramps. we're looking live at i-581 in roanoke from wdbj7's hotel camera. if you see any problems on the roads, tweet at wdbj7traffic when it's safe to do so. virginia's bluegrass and old-timey music heritage will again be broadcast to the rest of the country this year thanks to song of the mountains. the show will tape february sixth in marion virginia and is then re-distributed through public broadcasting stations. wdbj-7's shayne dwyer is live here with us this morning with song of the mountains host tim white. good morning shayne good morning kimberly. song of the mountains has had a few bumps in the road recently but it's ready to keep looking forward to success. as you said tim white here with me this morning. tim we've talked
what has people talking on facebook this morning. the leader of a month-long armed standoff in oregon is asking his fellow protesters to stand down. this comes after he was arrested yesterday, and another supporter was killed during a confrontation with the fbi. -------- jerry bruckheimer is teasing fans about the top gun sequel. the director posted a photo with tom cruise, saying he had just gotten back from talking to the actor about the film. -------- and, the rennovation of a football stadium at oregon state university led to an exciting discovery. workers discovered mammoth bones near one of the end zones. a professor at the school says he plans to use the bones in his anthropology class. birthdays for 1/28/16 (thursday) ken harden - new castle - 74 wes price - new castle ryan hubbard -
hot springs - 18 jason guilliams - roanoke - 43 garrett dorton - troutville - 18 braiden lyle - hiwassee - 15 travis mabe - pulaski - 8 a'ron wilson - 11 landon bell - christiansburg - 17 brayden taylor - salem - 12 tautionna totten - axton - 5 ashley settle - moneta - 16 silverine jackson colette hariston hash - pulaski - 56 hayden hunley - 2 dylan garrett - lexington - 22 todd lacour - millboro - 55 chiquita childress - roanoke shamarr fields - roanoke gail lovelace byrd kayla preston - martinsville - 10
about itagain temperatures on the chilly side his you had out this morning deftly bundle up twenty two ronald now down to the game in louisburg 24 galax twenty eight lynchburg down toward danville reporting a temperature at this hour of twenty six degrees not much going on right now we do have a storm system that's can a develop off the southeastern coastline and head out to see but it's close enough that will throw some clouds our way this afternoon maybe some showers along the southeastern coastline that's about it and then some snow showers had in our direction later tonight here's you hour by hour forecast today looking pretty nice teens and twenties the start as he head through the afternoon topping out pretty much in the low to mid forties be you notice will have appeared a so more clouds is that system moves to our south by midnight coming in around 37 overnight. we have that chance for snow showers especially back into the mountains a west virginia put this into motion qaeda see those clouds streaming across the area most of the showers stay well outside of our
the snow that drives into the mountains a west virginia late tonight early tomorrow morning maybe clip far southwest virginia through the roanoke valley newer valley don't be surprised early tomorrow morning could see some snow showers or flurries flying through the air nothing that's really can accumulate in our area but over toward ski country pocahontas county greenbrier county west virginia you could see a coating to inch or two in some spots even far southwest virginia. maybe a coating to as much is an inch in the higher terrain the rest of our locations oh nothing really to worry about you forecast today will call partly sunny pleasant temperature low to mid 40s a little warmer martinsville and danville tonight mostly cloudy few snow showers develop overnight lows in the twenties and your first alert wtvj seven day planner would've the we can looking gorgeous saturday and sunday snow continues to melt would've those highs mid to upper fifties average high this time of year in the mid forties well above that mike a sixty one and groundhog day a couple showers are possible late in are looking for a missing man. investigators say no one has heard from jonathan kent since last week.
on monday. call roanoke police if you have any information. police are continuing the search for a missing girl in blacksburg. nichole lovell , who is 13, was last seen yesterday morning on fairfax road. police say she doesn't have the medicine she needs after having a liver transplant. nichole has a tracheotomy scar on her throat and was last seen in pink and brown cowboy boots. if you have any information, call the blacksburg police department. the mayor of flint, michigan says she's hired a virginia tech professor to oversee all water testing done by the state and federal governments. marc edwards and a team of researchers from virginia tech helped bring the city's water crisis to light after a mother discovered high levels of lead in her water. edwards and the team of researchers are sharing their findings with the virginia tech community tonight at seven in goodwin hall. it will also be streaming live online. tonight's seventh gop debate in des moines, iowa will go on as planned, without donald trump. trump is still refusing to attend after butting heads
megyn kelly during the last debate held by fox news, who is set to host again tonight. in des moines, trump's chief rival ted cruz once again challenged him to a one-on-one debate, as early as saturday. while his republican counterparts are on the debate stage tonight, trump 's camp says he will be on the campus of drake university, holding a fundraiser for veterans federal agents are trying to end the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in oregon. the anti-government group's leader and several militia members now face felony charges and will remain in jail after a deadly shootout with fbi agents and oregon state troopers tuesday night. leader ammon bundy's brother ryan was shot, and the militia's spokesperson lavoy finicum was killed. it's estimated there could be anywhere from 10 to as many as 3-dozen armed occupiers still set up
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