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customer safety. and just a few weeks before virginia's primary, the new roanoke college poll shows which candidate is soaring in popularity among voters. good morning, it's just after 5 o'clock on thursday, february 4. i'm kimberly mcbroom and i'm garrett turner. and leo there was some really dense fog this morning. how long is that expected to stay
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dense fog early followed by a slow increase in sunshine. highs today near 49. the woman charged in the death of nicole lovell will appear in court today. a bond hearing is scheduled for natalie keepers this morning at 11 in mongomery county. keepers is charged with being an accessory before the fact of first degree murder. she's also accused of disposing of lovell's body and being an accessory after the fact. a hearing planned yesterday was canceled. david eisenhauer is charged with first degree murder and abduction in connection to lovell's death. a neighbor of lovell's told the new
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daughters gave law enforcement information that may have had a role in the arrests. according to the report, lovell told friends hours before she disappeared that she texted an 18 year old- on an instant messaging app- and planned for a meeting. wdbj7's justin ward will be in the courtroom today for keepers hearing. we will have updates later today and online at wdbj7-dot-com hundreds of family, friends, and people from the community remembered the life of nicole lovell last night. her visitation was at the mccoy funeral home in blacksburg. lovell's funeral is scheduled for today at three. attorneys on both sides of the kevin quick murder retrial made their opening statements yesterday in roanoke federal court. quick's mother also testified. six alleged gang members are charged with the abduction and murder of the waynesboro police reserve officer. a judge in charlottesville declared a mistrial last may after one of the defendants got their hands on the jury pool. two people charged
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death of a toddler in grayson county were denied bond. john underwood and terra connell appeared in court both are charged with murder and child enforcement say 15 sawyers was attacked by their pit the two were when the attack the toddler later died at a hospital because of the injuries. the baby found inside a franklin county dumpster revealed it was a stillborn. the mother, 24- dellis, is in roanoke city jail. she's charged with a felony count of unlawful concealment of human remains. the investigation started when dellis was taken to carilion roanoke memorial hospital, with symptoms consistent to recently giving birth to a third trimester baby. she denied having a baby. investigators searched her home and interviewied her family. that led police to a franklin county dumpster site, where the newborn's body was found. rocky mount assistant town manager matthew hankins: "finding the body in the dumpster was a difficult circumstance for all of our officers, that's not a siutation you want them to be in or
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in" investigators say they were tipped after a relative tossed soiled linens at the dump site. the cooler temperatures are back in the forecast this morning, and leo, you're talking about your favorite
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today in a break-in investigation and more than 100- thousand dollars worth of vandalism in galax. the president of vaughan-bassett furniture company, says someone broke in monday night, and poured black stain into their finishing tanks. the cleanup could take days, possibly even longer. the galax city manager says this is the first time he's every seen something this bad done to the company. (keith barker, galax city manger) they've had short time before, but to be out of operations for an incident like this, i can't say that i've
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don't that they have either. we're trying to work with them to determine the length of time and what the impact may be. police are still looking into persons of interest. two business owners in danville are asking for increased police presence across the city. both the six-one-six and the north theatre sit along north main street. both owners say there hasn't been a serious issue with crime at their locations yet-- but various shootings across the city worries them. as they invest into their business, the owners want the police to invest in their customers safety. steve delgiorno, the 616 "in addition, we think that spawns even more people to come in and want to invest." wayne alan, north theatre"i think that's an important thing when the community can bind together, one looking after the other danville's police chief agrees that community policing could be a good thing but it's not as simple as it sounds. and he says the department is short staffed. right now, he is working to hire four more officers. according to a new roanoke college
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"feeling the bern." more than 500 likely voters say in a head to head matchup they prefer democrat bernie sanders over republicans donald trump, ted cruz, and marco rubio. voters only like hillary clinton over trump, and she ties with cruz and rubio. professor harry wilson says the poll shows right now sanders has the least amount of people that do not like him. (harry wilson/institute for policy and opinion research director):"from the polls right now we have a lot of un- popular candidates, the only candidate above water right now in terms of favorability is bernie sanders and that could easily change in another month because you could argue the flavor of the month if you will." wilson says he's very concerned how the next president will work to unite the dividing country. virginia voters cast their primary ballots march first. governor mcauliffe and lieutenant governor ralph northam are proposing a $9 million program for birth control access. women with little or no health insurance would be eligible for free. virginia is following a similar program in
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saved money. colorado's teen birth rates have declined by 40 percent between 2009 and 2013. eliminate a number of unplanned pregnancies and this program will provide better while covering long- lasting birth control like intra-uterine devices and skin implants. "once you have it implanted you don't have to remember to take it like a pill. the reversible component is you when you are ready to have a child or have your second child" state leaders say this is a bipartisan effort. it will be voted on during the 2016 general assembly session. a bill that would force death row inmates to die by electric chair if lethal injection drugs aren't available is gaining momentum in virginia. right now, the commonwealth is out of lethal injection drugs. state leaders are frantically searching for some, as the
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killer gets closer. even if the bill passes, it wouldn't go into effect in time for the scheduled execution. governor mcauliffe's spokesman isn't saying whether he supports the idea. we're keeping an eye on the roads for you in tis morning's i-hometown traffic report. plus, how a construction project in lynchburg is keeping a business from making its own improvements. and, why a local 9- 1-1 center is thinking about changing locations. garrett turner has taken his seat behind the anchor desk here on wdbj7 mornin'. so how's he doing kimberly? well, a little later we're going to put garrett on the spot, to learn about his life before the roanoke valley. are you looking forward to that? it's coming up a little
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mornin' afternoon. high near
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accident has one southbound lane of i-81 blocked in rockbridge county. expect delays near the route 60 lexington exit. dozens of streets across the new river valley and roanoke valley are flooded right now. jeb stuart highway in patrick county is the only main road affected so far. there's high water covering that road near woolwine highway. workers are installing a gas line in northwest roanoke. the westbound lanes of melrose avenue and lafayette boulevard will be blocked near staunton avenue. expect delays there from 7 p-m to 5-a-m both tonight and tomorrow. drivers will detour onto 25-th street. drainage work could slow you down today in buena vista. crews are scheduled to replace a pipe on route 60 from eight this morning to six this evening. that road will close and there will be a 20-mile detour through rockbridge county and amherst county. one construction project is holding up another in downtown
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work on the james river interceptor was supposed to be finished last march. contractors are almost done with the project, which involves replacing the city's largest sewer line. leaders at nearby amazement square are waiting for the work to wrap up, so that they can start a project of their own. a nearly 7-million dollar expansion needs to be finished by january, when a traveling exhibit is scheduled to open at the museum. ashleigh karol/marketing director: "we're going to proceed as planned in the spring and it will be tight for sure, but we'll do the best we can to get under roof and ready to host the national exhibition in january of next year." city leaders say the interceptor should be finished by may 7, when a large event is scheduled to happen in riverfront park. management at the buena vista 9-1-1 communications center are thinking about moving to a new building. the center is currently in this building near downtown, but it could move to this old funeral home down the street. they said the county has a purchase contract on the building. the cost of the building is 375 thousand dollars. they're in the process of
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architectural study to determine which upgrades are needed and how much it will cost. people there say change is needed. scott bedell: "the space available is very limited both inside and outside and some moves forward for the area, specifically radio systems upgrade has prompted us to look at some other options." leaders think the move would help emergency services in lexington, buena vista, and rockbridge county work more efficiently together. a basketball star in lynchburg is also nation. what honor he was chosen for, next. a local school
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school start times. 40stemperatures start off in the forties will pretty much can a stay in the forties today when i can see a warm up frontal boundary along the coastline getting keep the chance for stray shower down
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the rest of us should start to see increasing sunshine qaeda see those clouds pouring up from the south most of the steady rain well toward south and art east but again can't loud astray shower down toward the south side with the rest of us getting some sunny breaks as we head through the morning and afternoon river flood warnings still continue along the dan river and danville south boston paces area roanoke river over in the randolph area here's another look at the roanoke river in randolph latest observation nineteen 19.1 feet. flood stages at 21 feet projected to crest at twenty three. eight feet friday night that's still minor flooding she asked under the moderate flooding there hopefully they can refine these numbers as we see dry conditions today your fitness forecast heading out for walker jog watch upper some areas of fog other than that should just see some breaks in the clouds is you had through the afternoon up you more clouds start to filtering this evening as a little system rides along southeastern coastline forecast model is relatively quiet be can see those clouds, kino filtering
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overnight maybe a snow shower in the mountains a west virginia but that is about it you forecast for today would talk about morning fog giving way to a slowing creasing sunshine highs mainly in the 40s and low 50s head out tonight mostly cloudy stray shower down toward the mountains we could see a snow shower in fact lows in the 20s seven day planner friday mostly sunny saturday looks pretty nice same story on sunday and then later monday into tuesday could see a few snow showers drifting through the area a little snow shower to nothing tonight at my games are played next month, a lynchburg athlete will be part of the action. sacha killeya jones is one of 24 players around the country selected for the mcdonald's all- american boys team. killeya-jones is a power forward at virginia episcopal school. representatives from mcdonalds held a press conference at v-e-s yesterday, where killeya-jones was recognized for his achievement. sacha killeya- jones/athlete: "it's really a dream come true. it's something i watched growing up
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past couple of years. some of the great players have gone on to do big things in college and the nba, so i hope i can follow in their footsteps." v-e-s basketball coach curtis staples was also on the mcdonald's all- american team. he played in the 19-94 game and went on to be a standout player at the university of virginia. this year's game will be played march 30th. several parents in montgomery county are relieved after the school board overturned its decision to change school start times. now, schools won't be opening any earlier. the school board heard from parents for months about concerns with proposals about changing the times. superintendent mark miear also opposed the change. monday night at the board meeting he suggested focusing on secondary students by changing the school breakfast plan and shortening bus routes to help their sleep schedule. amy hogan/mother: "i'm really pleased that the board members were able to see the challenges and obstacles that were going to make this implementation impossible. i think we're all still united in trying to make meaningful change that will help the secondary students
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be a better way." hogan is part of the group "parents who want to be heard." the group worked on its own proposal challenging the school board's original vote last april to change the start times. some of our local high-school athletes have signed on to continue their sports in college. plus, we'll have highlights from last night's game between uva and boston college. and a plan to let home-schooled students play public-school sports is making its way
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highs today near 49. virginia won its 5th straight game on the travis wells has highlights, plus national signing day notes from across the region in sports. good thursday morning everybody. the virginia cavaliers went after their 5th straight win last night at home against boston college. and the cavaliers turned in another sterling defensive effort in charlottesville. the wahoos a perfect 10-0 heading into this one at jpj. and it was malcolm brogdon leading the way. brogdon just two shy of 15-hundred career points. his 17 first half points take care of that. he shot 7- of-10 from the floor to finish with a game-high 27.
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brogdon's rare misses. it doesn't matter though, because anthony gill has his back. gill is there for the putback slam. hoos up 29-20 at the break. and uva continues to build on the lead in the 2nd half. london perrantes dishes it off to darius thompson for the acrobatic up-and- under. then kicking it outside. marial shayok left open in the corner, and he delivers. that pushed the lead to 20, as virginia goes onto the 61-47 win. here's malcolm brogdon on being the go-to-guy for this team. malcolm brogdon, 27 points, 6 rebounds in win: "more physically than on the court, i think it's mental. i think it's off the court. i think it's the leadership that i have to provide, and that i have to demonstrate every day. i think a lot of time i lead by example, but i push myself to be more vocal with my teammates, and i think just my presence as a leader is more important, for sure. it gives me confidence, i think it gives my teammates confidence, and really gets us going." yesterday was national singing day and northside's carlos "boogie" basham is on his way to wake forest after signing his letter of intent at the school. basham played defensive end and tight end for the vikings. the 6-4, 225 pounder was an all state selection last season. he'll
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clawson and the demon deacons in winston-salem. another division-one football signee is lord botetourt's bradley lythgoe, who signed his letter of intent to play for vmi in the southern conference. lythgoe was a 3-year starter for the cavaliers, who helped his team to a state-runner-up finish this past year. he came back from an off-season acl injury, which he re- tore in the state semifinal game. he's part of an 18 member class for keydets' coach scott wachenheim. over at patrick henry, quarterback quishon calfee inked papers to continue his career with a full scholarship to division two charleston in west virginia. calfee was a three year starter for coach alan fiddler and the patriots, throwing for more than 5 thousand yards in his career at ph. have a great day everybody. i'm travis wells, wdbj7. both chambers of the general assembly passed a bill allowing home- schooled students to take part in public- school sports. it's been called the "tebow bill," named for former nfl quarterback tim tebow. a similar measure passed last year, but was vetoed by governor mcauliffe- who said the legislation creates a
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student athletes. we want to know what you're cooking as part of your super bowl festivities! party recipes on wdbj7 dot-com, under the "must see 7" section. other wdbj7 fans' recipes to get ideas. we will share some of our favorites that you submit on wdbj7 sunday morning. it's hillary versus bernie in tonight's democratic debate in new hampshire, while the two republican front runners are still battling over the iowa caucus results. investigators are trying to figure out whether it was a bomb that caused a mid- air explosion on a flight over somalia. the conflicting opinions over whether it was the work of terrorists. and, lawmakers on capitol hill hear testimony about the flint water crisis.
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from the hearing. 8 good morning i'm garrett turner. and i'm kimberly mcbroom. hillary clinton and bernie sanders face off in the fifth democratic debate tonight in new hampshire, which holds its primary next week. as weijia jiang reports, both candidates made their case to voters during a town hall last night, as the top republican candidates continue attacking each other over the iowa caucus results. (pkg) at a town hall event in derry, new hampshire last night...bernie sanders and hillary clinton continued to trade jabs over their progressive values. (sot bernie sanders) "i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes 15-million dollars from wall street. that's just not progressive." (sot hillary clinton) "i was sort of amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who's a progressive. clinton, who claimed a razor thin victory
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trailing behind him in the granite state. sanders is from neighboring vermont. he's also dominating the attention of young voters like natalie weinstein: (sot natalie weinstein/ sanders supporter) bernie has been very stable the entire time he's been in politics (standup: weijia jiang/ cbs news/ manchester, new hampshire) with less than a week before the new hampshire primary... donald trump and ted cruz remain locked in a war of words...over the results in iowa. -nats- yesterday trump accused cruz, who finished first in iowa, of stealing the state's caucuses...calling for the results to be nullified. (sot ted cruz) it is no surprise that donald trump is throwing yet another temper tantrum or if you like, trumper-tantrum. -nats/sot-emergency issue trump was almost two hours late for a campaign event in arkansas yesterday...after his plane experienced mechanical issues and he was forced to land in nashville. he's expected to hold at least three events in the granite state today...where he's leading cruz in the polls.
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hampshire. president obama visited a mosque and school in baltimore, maryland to correct what he called a "hugely distorted" impression of muslim americans. ibrahim hooper is the communications director for the council on american-islamic relations. he says muslim- americans are more afraid now than at any time in history - even after 9-11. muslim-americans inside the islamic society of baltimore told president obama about the increased bias they face. president obama: "they talked about how their children were asking, are we going to be forced out of the country? are we going to be rounded up? why would they treat us like that?" ibrahim hooper/spokesman, council on american-islamic relations: "thanks to donald trump, ben carson and others, islamophobia has been mainstreamed, which makes it all the more dangerous." president obama called on muslim- americans not to become cynical. this was his first visit to a u-s mosque since taking office. a pennsylvania judge has refused to
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assault case against bill cosby. his legal team had argued that cosby unwritten agreement from a former district attorney, saying he would not be that deal paved the settle the case with his accuser, andrea ago. there was never a formal immunity agreement, keeping the comedian from protection against charges of drugging and assault. the case now preliminary hearing to decide if there is enough evidence to try cosby. ((cold toss w/stinger)) youyeah live be locked in these cool temperatures for days to come winter deftly coming back current temperature forty nine degrees 49 is will looking out live through our mill mountain camera not much going on still some areas of dense fog keep that in mind what danville's temperature fifty nine degrees blacksburg forty two some
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as we head through the morning and afternoon look at is bristol forty one charlottesville fifty 51. same story washington dc richmond still at sixty degrees you'll definitely drop later this afternoon frontal boundary that broadus that rain yesterday now hugging the southeastern coastline still throne some clouds back in our direction every now again overall though will see a slow increasing sunshine more clouds as he head down toward the south side flash flood warnings continue along the dan river and danville south boston paces area and also along the roanoke river in randolph here's a look of the dan river and danville latest observation 16.4 feet flood stages at seventeen feet projected to crest at eighteen. four feet later this evening just minor flooding expected there keep that in mind hour by hour temperatures in the forties will be in the mid to upper forties pretty much for good portion of the day and then cooling back down into the twenties and thirties as we had overnight you can see forecast highs over the
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the mid upper forties and low fifties and him we get another surge of cold air heading in our direction next week so you forecast would talking mid to upper forties partly sunny across the roanoke valley as he head through the lynchburg area nearing fifty partly sunny southern virginia stray 50. partly sunny southern virginia shower can't ruled out low 50s for you newer valley southwest low to mid forties with a mix of sun and clouds by the afternoon and then as he head up toward the highlands greenbrier valley west virginia upper 30s low to mid 40s your first alert wtvj seven day planner 40s through saturday fifty one super bowl sunday and then monday and tuesday a few snow showers developing the area late monday into early tuesday and him we quiet down on wednesday
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tuesday morninge's pilot and aviation experts say the hole showed all the signs of terrorism. the al qaeda linked terror group al shabaab controls part of the country and isis is expanding in the region. lawmakers on capitol hill are discussing the flint water crisis. and some were upset that many key players weren't there for yesterday's hearing to provide some answers. michigan governor rick snyder did not testify in front of the committee yesterday. many democrats called for snyder to appear but the panel's gop majority did not invite the republican governor to the hearing. gov. rick snyder/r-michigan: "i've released email i've been very open. we're cooperating with every investigation." snyder announced
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people who live in flint. he says they shouldn't have to pay for water they can't drink. an estimated 21- thousand customers have continued paying their bills despite the water problems. the widow of an illinois police officer has pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges linked to her husband's embezzlement of funds. fox lake police lieutenant joe gliniewicz tried to stage his suicide last year as a murder. authorities found out he was worried about going to prison for misuse of funds from a police youth program. his wife melodie is accused of using money from that same program to pay for personal expenses, including a trip to hawaii. prosecutors say she stole up to 100- thousand dollars from 2008 to 20-14. if convicted she faces a maximum of 39 years in prison. a cab driver kidnapped and held captive for a week by 3 escapees from a california jail is sharing his story. long hoang ma says he picked the men up outside a restaurant around the same time officials realized there had been a jailbreak. as the manhunt got underway, the
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him to hotels several parts of the state where ma says there was always a gun at the ready. one night, they fought over what to do with him, something he learned when one of the men got him away and drove him back to southern california. hoang ma via translator: "on the way back here bac told me, ma, nayeri wanted to kill me. 'that's why, you know, we were fighting'. by that time i knew that they wanted to kill me." all 3 fugitives were recaptured without incident and are now back in jail. nicole lovell's parents say a difficult life at school prompted the murdered blacksburg teenager to create numerous social media personas, against her father's wishes. police believe she was talking to her accused killer, david eisenhaur on the messaging app kik. kik allows its users to remain anonymous and send photos that aren't saved on the phone - leaving no trace. experts say parents need to take an aggressive role in knowing what their
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talking to. whether it's by monitoring their social media activity or even getting copies of every email and text. ju'riese colon/national center for missing and exploited children: "every phone, every social media site for that matter, has some sort of parental control, whether its blocking software or if its time limits that are set, and that's great. but technology doesn't solve all the problems." the hearing for the woman charged for her role in nicole's death, natalie keepers, is later today. we'll be in the courtroom and have updates available both on-air and online at our website wdbj7-dot-com. the recalls keep rolling in for cars that have takata airbags. honda has issued recall and stop-sale notices to auto dealers for more than two-million vehicles made after 2007. the company says takata airbags in accura models are at risk for exploding when they inflate. at least 30 drivers have been seriously hurt by those airbags, and two have died. more than 20-million cars have been
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winner is suing the iowa lottery and the multi-state lottery money. this comes after the fraud conviction of a former lottery executive accused of larry dawson says his 9-million dollar jackpot would have been three times as big, if the previous game hadn't been fixed. now he's seeking an additional 10-million dollars from the state. the lawsuit is the first in what could be several cases filed by players claiming they were ripped off. we're keeping an eye on road conditions around the area. your i-hometown traffic report is coming up after the break. this morning, we're getting to know garrett, the newest member of the crew. kim and i were impressed to learn he covered the iditarod dog sled race. but you know what? that wasn't his favorite story while he was working at our sister station in alaska. we'll tell you about that coming
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49. a tractor-trailer accident we told you about earlier is now cleared. into delays on i-81 in rockbridge county. dozens of streets in right now. jeb stuart highway in patrick county is covered in water near woolwine highway. that's the only main road affected so far. workers are installing a gas line in northwest roanoke. the westbound lanes of melrose avenue and lafayette boulevard will be blocked near staunton avenue. expect delays there from 7 p-m to 5-a-m both tonight and tomorrow. 25-th street is the detour. bridge work could slow you down on i- county. one lane will be closed in both the two route 11 exits for another 20 minutes. that project is expected to finish
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this morning we're welcoming garrett turner to wdbj7 mornin'. and we're taking some time to find out more about the experience he brings with him to western virginia. senior reporter joe dashiell is here to quiz the newest member of the wdbj7 team. kimberly, many of the folks who have worked at wdbj7 have come through other newsrooms in the region. not garrett. he's come all the way from our sister station in anchorage, alaska. 1. so tell us about that garrett. what was your role there? (photo of ktuu news team) 2. and what kind of
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3. kimberly and i were impressed when we learned you covered the iditarod, but you told us that wasn't your favorite story. what was? 4. so what are you going to miss about alaska? and what are you excited to find in roanoke that you didn't have in the chilly north. sounds like you're going to fit in here just fine. kimberly, garrett spent three years in anchorage, but that's
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up. coming up in the next half hour, we're going to ask him about his hometown and how it compares with his new home here in western virginia. your social media presence can affect your likelihood of landing a job. what a new report says about bosses hiring people based on their activity online. and as fans are waiting for super bowl sunday in san francisco, security officials are getting
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tonighttemperatures starting off in the forties across the area what you continue to cool the next several hours maybe rebound a little bit this afternoon some areas up arty getting the high today taz will middle school thirty four degrees sending is live weather information with our weather bug site their winds are calm dew point coming in at thirty three again watch out for few areas of patchy dense fog still have that frontal boundary off the southeastern coastline close enough that every now again a
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moisture back at the south side could see astray shower rest of our locations should see a slow increasing sunshine as we head through the morning still finding flood warnings down toward the south side river flood warnings we get the dan river and south boston flood stages nineteen feet projected to crest at twenty 24.1 feet friday evening meaning a minor flooding along that the bicycle forecast a take a ninety bike watch upper the fog this morning temperatures only in the 40s to near 50 of course depending on your location as this low continues to ride along that frontal boundary throwing back just enough moisture that again south side could get clip with astray shower today other than that morning fog increasing sunshine temperatures in the forties and low fifties head out tonight partly cloudy chilly lows in the maze low to mid thirties as he head down toward martinsville and the danville area seven day planner looking good friday saturday into sunday would temperatures in the forties and low fifties later monday early tuesday could see a little rain snow shower activity moving through nothing big but could cause a
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tuesday morning out on the roadways and then wednesday looking better would partly sunny but colder conditions. hi 32super bowl on the commercial their social media presence. a report finds one third of companies job candidate in the past year, because saw on someone's social media accounts. in another survey, officeteam asked hiring managers the most common social media mistakes job applicants make. 45-percent said posting negative or inappropriate comments. 35-percent said posting or being tagged in inappropriate photos. dawn fey/district pres., officeteam: "if you are too negative, too opinionated it could really come off to some individuals that you could be a problem in the workplace." and if you think staying offline is the answer, think again. 17-percent of hiring managers questioned job applicants who didn't post regularly or didn't have a social media profile at all. the terror attacks in paris and san
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california are on the minds of security officials as they prepare for this weekend's super bowl. the san francisco bay area, where the game is being played, is expecting a million visitors each day. and keeping everyone safe has been a two year project for federal, state and local police agencies. authorities say there is no credible threat, but they aren't taking chances with the safety of fans and players on the nfl's biggest day of the year. john lightfoot/fbi assistant special agent in charge: "our number one mission in these events is to prevent acts of terrorism." police are using high-tech equipment to search for explosives and watch out for any suspicious activity. super bowl organizers say they want airtight security, but not so overwhelming that it becomes intimidating for fans. health experts around the world are paying close attention to a dallas case of the zika virus transmitted through sexual contact. what they're recommending to those at risk, in hometown health. and researchers believe they may be able to perfect a drug that's been able to extend the lives of
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v history. on this day in 17-89, george washington is unanimously elected president of the united states. the last of the mohicans is published today in 18-26. in 18-61, delegates from six states meet to form confederacy. in 19-38 disney releases snow white and the seven dwarfs. and on this day in 19-59, football great lawrence taylor was born. dense fog early followed by a slow increase in sunshine. highs today near 49.
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florida's governor has declared a health emergency in parts of the state because of the zika virus. health officials have also issued two new u-s travel alerts for jamaica and tonga. concerns are growing about the virus now that us health officials confirmed it has been spread through sexual contact. the patient was infected by a person who picked up the virus in venezuela. nine travel-related cases in florida prompted the governor to declare a public health emergency in four counties - including miami-dade. dr. tom frieden/cdc director: "the bottom-line for the public in the continental u.s. remains the same. if you are pregnant and thinking of travelling to a place with zika spreading.. don't." the virus has been linked to several thousands of cases defect called microcephaly which causes babies to be born with small heads. the world health organization has declared a global health emergency. researchers at the mayo clinic in minnesota say they've found a new way to extend the lives of laboratory mice. by injecting a drug into the animals, they
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divide. the process has increased the life spans of the mice by 17 to 35 percent. removing those mice's organs healthier. that's important because they believe the discovery will eventually lead to health of humans. scientists hope that clinical trials for people are only a few here's a look at what has people talking on facebook this morning. the cdc has confirmed the first case of the zika virus being transmitted in the u-s. doctors say the virus was spread from sexual contact. may be connected to thousands of birth defects in the americas, is primarily spread through mosquito bites. -------- gop presidential candidate donald trump has been nominated for a nobel peace prize. no one knows who nominated him, but it's not likely that he will win. -------- and, mcdonald's is giving away something new with its happy meals. the fast-food chain announced that books will replace toys until february 15th. this is the third time the campany has
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the mother responsible for hiding a stillborn baby's body inside a dumpster in franklin county has been charged. and two businesses in danville are looking for an
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shootings in the city. death is heading to court this morning. what a neighbor of the teenager is revealing about her movements, hours before she died. our state's leaders are proposing a new program to allow women with little or no health insurance access to free birth control. how a similar program is working in another state. finding someone you trust to take care of your child is a often a challenge for working parents. in this week's early years, why it's
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