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and, the internet can be a dangerous place for teenagers. in this week's mornin' newsmakers, how the prevention council is working to educate families about on-line risks. good morning, it's just after 6 o'clock on wednesday. i'm kimberly mcbroom. i'm garrett turner. and i'm leo hirsbrunner. heavy rain and severe storms are possible across the region today. be weather aware this
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the heavy rain is causing first responders to gear up in case someone gets stuck in the rising water. bobby haynes is one of 26 members of salem's swift water rescue team, and says he has had to gear up and save someone from rough waters several times. he says crews have flood gauges throughout the area to keep track of the amount rising water. they also train every month on different swift water rescue techniques. we're told it only takes a few inches to a feet of water for your car to get stuck. and if you see deep water, the best thing you can do is turn around, don't drown. bobby haynes: "we've had people with some close call situations and we're fortunate enough that those people have come back and taught us the lessons that they've learned and try to keep us safe." you can read more of these tips and others on wdbj-7 dot com. just click on this story. police are investigating a homicide in northwest roanoke.
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after 4:30 yesterday afternoon. investigators are talking to witnesses and gathering evidence. no arrests have been made, and a police spokesman says officers are not actively searching for any suspects. authorities have not identified the victim. new this morning: police in danville are investigating a murder. it happened just after 12:15 this morning in the 200 block of halifax street. a man was found dead with apparent gunshot wounds. the name of the victim has not been released. anyone with information about the shooting is saked to call police. ((cold toss to leo)) todaygood morning kimberly good morning everyone we could see another inch or two as we head through the day on top of arty the snow melt and the rain we had over previous days one batches showers moving through right now would some heavier downpours especially down toward the south side be
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from time to time but we will see more as we head through the day. that's why flood watches continue until seven o'clock tonight for our entire viewing area even had some rumbles of thunder moving through the south side a lot of that tends to fall part though still have that cool air locked in place so the atmosphere more stable soon these thunderstorms develop and drive into the region they tend to fall part but eventually that cooler weather will be scour out would some strong winds and would this one powerful low-pressure center and that will increase our chances for stronger storms as we head through the afternoon here's the rest marginal risk a severe weather back into the mountains a west virginia slight risk roanoke lynchburg danville martinsville up toward lexington and even an enhanced risk as you head toward halifax and charlotte county isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out today main threat will be flash flooding and strong damaging wind us out of these thunderstorms but again like imagine isolated tornadoes not out of the question today if we scour out these cooler temperatures should climb into the upper 50s back down into the 40s
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but sunday and monday we start to warm back up today were in that cool air wedge early but that it scour out this afternoon that's when we have the best chance of seeing some stronger storms as the main low-pressure center stays to our west we still get that gulf coast moisture and atlantic moisture all wrapped together you forecast for today rain likely isolated storms temperatures topping out pretty much into the fifties to near sixty degrees or so and as you maker way over toward tonight would in a continue would some rain showers changeover snow showers in the mountains seven day planner linda that will have quieter weather and deride air-conditioned friday saturday and sunday we really need the dry weather app all this rain again this afternoon pay attention be weather aware the potential is there strong storms you is will a you isplex in botetourt county are on the move. the work began yesterday and the second home will move tomorrow, weather permitting. the land the homes sit on, and the remaining vacant land at the greenfield complex were leased to the county's economic development authority. there are no
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yet. we're still waiting to hear final details, but all signs point to an appearance by donald trump in southwest virginia next week. wdbj7 learned yesterday that bluegrass legend ralph stanley and his grandson nathan are endorsing trump for president. their publicist confirmed they are planning to attend a campaign event on monday in salem. trump was last in our area in january at liberty university in lynchburg salem city officials and trump campaign staffers though say no plans have been finalized. eight years ago, dr. stanley endorsed barack obama for president. in a facebook post last year, he said he made a mistake with that selection. his grandson, nathan, is supposed to perform at the trump event. ralph stanley will be there, health permitting, according to his publicist. the recent death of blacksburg teenager nicole lovell is helping to raise awareness about the potential dangers of the internet and social media. in this week's mornin' newsmakers, we're sitting down with nancy hans, with the
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roanoke county. that organization is among those working to educate kids and their parents about the web. good morning, nancy. kimberly mcbroom/wdbj7 :prev ention council spends a lot time talking about alcohol and drug abuse, why is it that you are all are also delving into internet safety? kimberly mcbroom/wdbj7: earlier this week, you hosted a discussion at an elementary school in the county about the internet safety...what were some of the topics that you covered?
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mcbroom/wdbj7: what is the best thing parents can do to help navigate the world of apps and social media wtih their kids?
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mcbroom/wdbj7: since you all do work a lot in drug and alcohol abuse prevention, is there a connection at all to web dangers and addiction? thanks for being here, nancy. about the prevention council of roanoke county, and how it helps young people in our area by heading to our web
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com. grab your umbrella and make sure you have your wipers and lights on when you head out on the roads today. we'll also take a look at the latest traffic alerts, in your i-hometown traffic report. we may be drenched in rain, but it's never too late to think about hitting the trails outside. we're talking biking classes, bike trails, and new nature programs after the
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mornin' pockets of heavy rain and strong storms possible today. a handful of lesser- traveled roads in the new river valley are flooded right now. there's also thick fog along i-77 in the fancy gap area. a viewer shared this photo of big branch road in tazewell county.
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careful as you head out. there's also construction on that road. it's blocked in both directions near falls mill road until march 9-th. gas line installation could slow you down in southwest roanoke. flaggers will control traffic on rosewood avenue and creston avenue. that's happening from eight a-m to four p-m now through march 15-th. road work will impact traffic in amherst county. both directions of geddes mountain road are closed from roses mill road to patrick henry highway. it should re-open march 18-th. there's a lot explore in roanoke county, we just have to wait for the rain to dry out. in the meantime, wdbj7's amanda kenney is telling us what classes and programs we can look forward to this spring and summer. and there's a lot to forward to, especially if you like to be outside. i'm with dan lucas at green ridge recreation center.
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going on? - bike classes -bike trails at explore park 2. what is the roanoke mountain adventures partnership?
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something new this spring for nature lovers? still ahead, there's still time to try and stick to that new year's resolution of getting fit. what you can do here green ridge this spring and summer. when it comes to attracting new companies in the area, having an interstate is almost always a factor. coming up after the break, w-d-b-j7's
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interstate into the hill city might be playing a role in the area's economy. life as spokesbox is great. people love me for saving them over half a grand when they switch to progressive. so i'm dabbling in new ventures. it was board-game night with the dalai lama. great guy. terrible player. go paperless don't stress, girl i got the discounts that you need it's a balancing act, but i got to give the people what they want -- more box. any words for the critics? what can i say? critties gonna neg. [ applause ] the what?!
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afternoonso we have the potential of heavy rain flooding severe storms but we also the guilt some areas of fog as he heading out early on up toward the highlands visibility down to zero or less than a quarter-mile we should say down toward the south side even to the ronald valley seeing some low clouds and fog beware that showers feeding up from the gulf of mexico also tapping into some atlantic moisture the actual low-pressure center stays to our west we have to get through all the moisture had out low before it's all said and done again we have a slight risk a severe weather today toward halifax charlotte county rack she have an enhanced risk back toward the
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of some severe storms main threat would be torrential rainfall strong damaging wind us in even isolated tornado cannot be ruled out you can see the weather impacts dream one to two 2 inches a rain causing flash flooding severe storms of those locally strong damaging wind gusts and even isolated tornado some of those could be wrapped up and rains are you him and see it but just be aware isolated tornadoes nothing range the when even see it but just be aware isolated tornadoes. nothing widespread nothing like had along the gulf coast just beware the potential is there temperatures in the thirties and forties right now were in that cool air wedge so were protected from severe weather right now with that cool weather will get scour out later this afternoon that's why we have an increased chance of though storms later on with that southerly flow strong jet stream we should scour out the cooler temperatures as you head through the afternoon and then we'll see that front comes through an and will see colder weather on the backside changing over some that moisture to snow showers in the mountains again rain likely today couple strong storms possible temperatures in the fifties evenson low sixties showers likely tonight maybe some snow showers in the
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day today gusty winds thursday can't loud a couple trees coming down because of the saturated ground and him really dry conditions lynchburg is the largest city in virginia and one of the largest in the united states without an interstate. experts say those highways drive economic growth by attracting employers and connecting major cities to one another. that left us wondering, does lynchburg's lack of an interstate mean it's being left 'off the map'? in this special report, wdbj7's tim saunders shows us how the city is overcoming its transportation challenges. like an artery in the heart, interstate highways carry the lifeblood of america's economy. millions of travelers and trucks carrying commercial goods move through the freeway system every day. none of that traffic comes anywhere close to lynchburg, the largest city in virginia with no direct interstate access. lee cobb/economic development consultant: "we were always able to overcome that." lee cobb spent several decades marketing lynchburg as an economic development director.
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attract two of the city's largest employers: j.crew and frito lay. luring those companies was not easy. cobb: "the tough part was getting them over that barrier where they said they had to be on an interstate." lynchburg is about an hour from the nearest interstate; a transportation obstacle that was nearly avoided. when the highway system was developed in the 1950's, planners conceived several different routes for interstate 64. one would have taken the highway from richmond into lynchburg following u-s route 60, but that plan never came to pass. instead, 64 was routed through charlottesville and staunton, leaving lynchburg with no interstate of its own. lynchburg has several highways that function like an interstate. routes 460 and 29 pass through the city as four lane freeways, but that doesn't mean much to companies outside the region who are looking for a red, white, and blue shield on the map. cobb: "i had any number of companies that would not even discuss this as a location, because we are not on an
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manufacturing companies employ "site selectors," who help them find property for expansion or relocation. one of the top things they look for is an interstate. christine kennedy/lynchburg regional business alliance: "a lot of times when we get leads from the state, it's nothing more than checking a box. do you have an interstate? when we have to check that box 'no,' that in some cases could mean we don't get a look." joe turek/economic analyst: "the absence of an interstate certainly can impede the ability of a community to compete for businesses in the location decision." joe turek is dean of the school of business and economics at lynchburg college. his school conducted research into why certain companies locate in lynchburg, while others avoid the area. turek: "the firms that chose not to locate in the lynchburg metropolitan area frequently cited poor transportation as one of the reasons." kennedy: "if we get a chance to explain it, it doesn't hinder us." kennedy and the lynchburg regional business alliance are launching agressive new marketing efforts, designed to show off the region's assets to employers who might not have lynchburg on their list.
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place. we have a low cost of doing business here. we have a labor pool ready to work." benefits like that don't just attract new employers, but also help retain existing ones. in 2011 lynchburg's economic development director convinced j. crew to expand its distribution and call center on dillard drive, adding more than 150 new jobs. marjette upshur/economic development director: "when i talk to our existing businesses, when they are growing their business, the fact that we don't have an interstate doesn't seem to be a real deterrent to them." marjette upshur says many other factors come into the equation like air service and lack of available land. upshur: "when we get our feedback, a lot of times the site itself is what makes (a company) go one place or another, rather than the fact we don't have an interstate." still, transportation challenges remain a focus of concern. shannon valentine, lynchburg's representative on the commonwealth transportation board, is spearheading a new study that examines the impact current transportation
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on the region's ability to compete. shannon valentine/ commonwealth transportation board member: "it's asking what are the challenges facing businesses when it comes to recruitment and expansion. what are the challenges and opportunities?" the data will be used to help valentine fight for lynchburg's transportation needs and secure funding for those projects. that probably won't include an interstate, now or at any other pont in the near future. kennedy: "it is just too expensive and congress right now is not making any long term transportation investments beyond five years." which means lynchburg is left to work with the roads that already exist. it's a situation that may not have them in the fast lane to attracting jobs and growing the employment base, but economic leaders say they're still very much on the road to progress. in lynchburg, tim saunders, wdbj7. it's not too unusual to hear about baby's being born by c- section. but a delivery in england was so unusual, even the
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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-
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there's a new baby gorilla at a zoo in britain. but this little girl was delivered by caesarean section. the decision to use the procedure came earlier this month when the mothe showed symptoms of a potentially life- threatening condition. zoo officials say the birth marks one of only a handful of times that a baby gorilla has been delivered this way. it was a first for the zoo, and the doctor - who usually delivers haman babies. the third one's the charm for donald trump after last night's victory in the nevada caucuses. why voters and political analysts say he's on a winning streak. we now know how president obama plans to close the detention center at guantanamo bay. how many prisoners are still there, and how much the president's plan will cost. and a puppy in south carolina is recovering, after two teenagers shot it more than a dozen times with a b-b gun.
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facing. good morning. it's just after 6:30 on wednesday. i'm garrett turner. and i'm kimberly mcbroom. nevada's republican caucus is over, with another win going to donald trump. as danielle nottingham reports, there was no clear victory for second place between ted cruz and marco rubio. after picking up a third-consecutive victory in last night's nevada caucuses... donald trump continues his winning streak... with an eye on super tuesday states: (sot trump) we have great numbers coming out of texas, amazing numbers coming out of tennessee and georgia. it's going to be an amazing two months. we might not even need the two months, to be honest, folks, alright. the billionaire frontrunner garnered
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from voters who are dissatisfied with the government. (sot voter) the current administration's attitude is we need to be. politically destroying us. the win gives trump the majority of the delegates in the state...bringing him closer to nomination. (sot analyst) i think he is well positioned to sweep across the board. nottingham cbs news las vegas, nevada) as trump continues to gain momentum...the rest battling it out to alternative. entrance polls show a majority of caucus-goers who favored a candidate with more political experience backed marco rubio over ted cruz. the texas senator addressed supporters shortly after polls closed: (sot cruz) one week from today will be the most important night of this campaign. they'll face trump in their next debate tomorrow night in texas...before voters in 11 states pick their choice for commander in chief. danielle nottingham cbs news las vegas, nevada. tornadoes ripped across the south, slamming homes, moving cars, and
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louisiana to florida. at least three people are dead and several are missing after storms and tornadoes slammed the gulf states. as many as 26 tornadoes were reported in the south. the storms gained power throughout the day tuesday. three waterspouts formed on a lake in new orleans because of the high winds. and a gym lost its roof in louisiana while about 35 people were in the building. the governor of that state worries that a lot of people could be missing. ((cold toss w/stinger)) thatas the same system that's driving through our area today and we to could see some severe weather not as widespread is what they had to our south but still the potential is there we could see some damaging wind us even isolated tornado right now though mainly seeing some heavier downpours from time to time one moving through halifax county campbell charlotte county southwestern sections more the way of some light showers mist and drizzle
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time to time but overall heavy downpours are definitely in the forecast here's the center circulation a low-pressure center. the main low stays to our west. we will warm front a cold front that's can a drive-through the area and that's what's can give is that potential of some stronger storms right now cool air at the servers the back it scour out so the storm prediction center has a marginal risk a severe weather back toward the mountains a west virginia far southwest virginia but say from parts of the newer valley roanoke lynchburg danville martinsville up to lexington a slight risk a severe weather and check it out halifax charlotte county an enhanced risk of severe weather isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out within this area main threat would be that torrential downpours and also some strong damaging wind gusts this what we have to look for to not really but one to two inches a rain on saturated ground could cause flash flooding and eventually main stem steam stan river flooding severe storms as though the locally strong gusts isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out as well temperatures right now on the
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out warm into the fifties this afternoon some areas can't rule out the low sixties later on here's the forecast model you notice where we get these yellows and oranges that's we get a heavier downpour you see this one line that comes through this afternoon back has a severe storms backside of this system snow showers in the mountains of west virginia forecast for today would talk about temperatures up into the fifties overall will have rain likely a few stronger storms possible and then we'll see that change over to snow tonight lows in the 30s and your first alert wtvj seven day planner after that potential flooding severe weather today we finally get a string of dryer weather friday saturday and sunday. that's the zika virus is infecting more people in the united states -- but not just through mosquitos. the cdc has confirmed 14 new cases of the virus being spread sexually. several involve pregnant women. in two cases, the only risk factor for those women was sexual contact with a male partner who had recently traveled
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place. the virus could be connected to microcephaly, a birth defect that gives babies abnormally small heads. (dr. jennifer mcquiston/deputy incident manager for cdc's zika response) mosquito borne transmission is really the most common way the virus spreads but with these new suspected cases we are investigating we are becoming more transmission may happen more often than we previously thought. the cdc says men who have traveled to zika-infected places should use condoms if their partner is pregnant. the water crisis in flint, michigan could have you questioning your own tap water -- but there are some things you can do to make sure its safe to drink. you can check if your supplier will test your water for free. or you can buy a testing kit and do it yourself. make sure to test the first water that comes out of your pipes after sitting overnight. then send those samples to a certified lab, which you can find addresses for on the e-p-a's website. president obama laid out his plans to close the detention center at guantanamo bay, cuba. 91 prisoners are left at guantanamo, and the president proposes to transfer
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the u-s. it could cost as much as 475-million dollars to move them new facilities. but obama says it will save the government 85- million a year in "we can security, uphold our highest values around the world and save american taxpayers a lot process." congress isn't so happy with the idea -- senator mitch mcconnell says it would be illegal to transfer foreign terrorists into the u- s. the president's plan did not include details of exact cost or location of an alternate facility. the obama administration wants states to address the issue of minority students being singled out for special education in public schools. the education department says students of color are too often identified as having a disability, and face harsher discipline than white students. the department also says these children are not getting the right support services.
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requiring states to come up with a standard approach in comparing racial and ethnic groups when disparities are significant - and give school officials more options in how they spend federal intervention dollars. if you visit iowa, you could soon see young children using handguns. lawmakers in iowa's state house passed a bill yesterday that allows children of any age to use a handgun as long as a parent is supervising them. iowa's current state law prevents children 14 and under from handling guns. some critics are completely opposed to the new legislation. (kirstin running- marquardt/(d) iowa state house) "what this bill does, the bill before us, again, allows for 1-year-olds, 2-year- olds, 3-year-olds, 4- year-olds to operate handguns. we do not need a militia of toddlers. we do not have handguns that i am aware of that fit the hands of a 1- or a 2-year-old." supporters of the bill say it strengthens the constitutional right to bear arms.
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now move to the iowa state senate, where it most likely will not pass. a puppy in south carolina is recovering after being shot 18 times with a b-b gun. 18 steel pellets are still inside brody, a 6-week-old lab mix who was the victim of the crime. (dr. jay hreiz, ebenezer animal hospital) "i've never seen anybody deliberately and maliciously shoot at a dog... and not just any dog... one that's six weeks old. i mean this is about as defenseless as an animal can get." two teenagers, ages 14 and 17, are facing jail time and fines for hurting the puppy. the older one is charged with felony first degree cruelty to animals. and the other has been released to his parents pending trial. but brody is going to be alright -- so many people have called asking to adopt him that the animal hospital has had to close the list. don't eat that candy bar!! the mars company has announced that it's recalling millions of mars, snickers, and milky way chocolate bars produced in the netherlands. food safety regulators say a piece of plastic had
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candy that could lead to choking. bars with "best before" dates between june and october 2016 should not be eaten. celebration and variety candy packs are also being recalled. a popular video about working out is going viral. but this one has a twist, and a cork. a woman decided to create a workout incorporating wine. the 15-second video shows april storey doing simple home workouts while she drinks wine and uses bottles as weights. former star trek actor george takei reposted the video with the caption "quit wine- ing and work out." storey just wants people to know that fitness is something you can do every day, anywhere, with anything. with heavy rain in the forecast, it's important to remember that you should never drive through a flooded road. we'll have all your latest traffic alerts, next in you i- hometown traffic report. we all want to be in shape for spring and summer. coming up, we'll tell you how and where you can get fit, after
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mornin' severe storms are possible across the region today. be weather aware this afternoon. watch out for flooding and downed trees as you head out this morning. a half-dozen lesser- traveled roads are blocked in the new river valley. gas line installation could slow you down in southwest roanoke. flaggers will control traffic on rosewood avenue and creston avenue. that's happening from eight a-m to four p-m now through march 15-th. workers are replacing a pipe on route 662 in amherst county. that road is closed just east of route 151 for another week.
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you get around. we're looking live at route 58 in south boston from a virginia department of transportation camera. traffic is moving along fine there and most places right now. getting fit for summer is for all ages, and there's something everyone at green ridge rec center. that's where we find wdbj7's amanda kenney. good morning, amanda good morning kimberly! young or old, it's easy to get fit at the rec center. i'm with chelsea arner this morning. chelsea, what interesting classes do you have coming up? dancercise - seated dance class targeted to ages 55+ workout for individuals with mobility issues
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challenge green ridge membership spring program guide coming out for registration splash valley season passes on
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kimberly, there's definitely a lot going on here this spring and summer...we just need to get rid of this rain and bring out the sun. time for your mornin' sports catch up. obviously i'm a morning person so with these games that start at 9pm, they just don't work out for me. i'm already in bed like many of you are but luckily we've got the highlights to catch you up on what you hokie fans missed. virginia tech played boston college last night. tech on a five game losing streak, and buzz using the pregame dasani good luck charm for this game. midway through the first chris clarke gets the shooter's touch--the dasani good luck showing itself early on this one.
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showed up last night--seth allen has to earn these two points. and later in the first, tech with a double digit lead and another quick steal and transition. the hokies finished with 11 total steals. this was all but wrapped up in the first. tech went on to win 71-56. tech needed this one. with a 15-13 record they'll need to sweep their remaining games against wake forest, pitt and #12 miami and have a huge showing in the acc tournament. a tall task, but they got this one in the bag. time to take a look at what's trending on twitter. hash-tag update a fairy tale is trending. it's a quirky twitter creation where you tweet out ways you would want to modernize or change a classic fairy tale. one of our favorites so far is "cinderella figured out glass was not meant to be worn as shoes, after 52 stitches." -------- hash-tag ufc is trending, after the big announcement that current 145 pound weight class champion connor
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up two weight classes to fight nate diaz at 170 pounds. -------- and hash-tag nv- caucus is trending. donald trump wins again. the gop frontrunner now has three big wins with new hampshire, south carolina and now nevada. birthdays for 2/24 (wednesday) kailynn parks - bassett - 16 bailey johnson - 40 michelle carhart - 40 logan turpin - montvale - 21 mila conner - vernon hill - 3 steven lewis - roanoke mary-katherine schmidt - roanoke amber henderson - 31 michael peterson - vinton - 50 jordin terry- cabbler - roanoke - 4
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james wriston - copper hill - 6 andy & lisa fischer - buena vista - 26th anniversary jimmy & vickie steahly - roanoke - 37th anniversary hunter & shelva arehart - snowville - 62nd
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continue across the area today we have a low-pressure center located back toward western kentucky tennessee heading toward the great lakes but ahead of that getting a lot a golf moisture and also would that easterly component to the when some atlantic moisture all-time converging on our region. that's why flash flooding flooding concerns across our area today we get the yellows and oranges that's were getting some heavier downpours this morning had some thunderstorms down in north carolina. but still have this cool air locked at the servers that cool air wedge we have stable air so is those thunderstorms drive into stable air they tend to fall part that's are saving grace right now but later today that's can a get scour out temperatures warm up will start see little more in state unstable weather move in and that's rogan the potential some strong storms this afternoon just a marginal risk in the mountains far southwest virginia a slight risk through good portion of our area and then an enhanced risk of severe weather is you had toward charlotte and halifax county something one a keep in mind temperatures right now still only in the upper thirties low forties if we would stay there we'll have
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about but still looks like will scour up those cooler wet, temperatures later today look at bristol already fifty six degrees but only forty three richmond and thirty nine washington dc today will get back into the mid upper fifties evenson low sixties and that's the best timeframe this afternoon of seeing some of those stronger storms one low heads to the north and east this is the loan process and that will be watching moving into our region today that will bring us the heavier downpours and that's potential for some severe storms main threat with those storms a be torrential rainfall strong damaging wind gusts and even isolated tornado cannot be ruled out rain likely isolated severe storms temperatures in the upper 50s low 60s showers changing over to some snow showers in the mountains tonight seven day planner gusty winds thursday would saturated ground maybe three to could come down isolated power outages here and there but then we really quiet dow here's a look at some of today's top stories. the heavy rain is causing first up in case someone gets stuck in the rising water. one of 26 members
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water rescue team, and says he has had to save someone from rough waters several times. he says crews train every month on different swift water rescue techniques. we're told it only takes a few inches to a feet of water for your car to get stuck. and if you see deep water, the best thing you can do is turn around. police are investigating a homicide in northwest roanoke. a man was killed along westwood boulevard, shortly after 4:30 yesterday afternoon. investigators are talking to witnesses and gathering evidence. no arrests have been made, and a police spokesman says officers are not actively searching for any suspects. authorities have not identified the victim. new details this morning in the nicole lovell murder case. the virginia medical examiner's office has released the official results of the investigation into the 13-year-old's death. according to the medical examiner, lovell died from stab wounds to the neck. david eisenhauer and natalie keepers were both arrested on charges related to her disappearance and death. both are currently in western virginia reginal jail.
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hear final details, but all signs point to an appearance by donald trump in southwest virginia next week. wdbj7 learned yesterday that bluegrass legend ralph stanley and his grandson nathan are endorsing trump for president. their publicist confirmed they are planning to attend a campaign event on monday in salem. trump was last in our area in january at liberty university in lynchburg but salem city leaders and trump campaign staffers say no plans have been finalized. the republican caucus wrapped up in nevada, with another win going to donald trump. now he's trying to get ready for super tuesday. the win gives trump the majority of the delegates in the state, bringing him closer to clinching the gop nomination. the other republican candidates will get a chance to face off against trump at a debate in texas
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pockets of heavy pockets of heavy rain and strong
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good morning. it is wednesday, february 24th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." deadly tornadoes tear through the south. powerful winds toss rvs through the air. tens of millions could still be in danger. donald trump wins the nevada caucuses in a landslide. marco rubio surges to second. he'll be with us. is your phone secretly recording you, how some apps steal your personal information and your money. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. look up. it's going to cross right in front of us. >> oh, my god. >> wind picked up and sounded like a bomb hitting the house, basically. deadly storms sweep through the south. >> severe weather threatening on the southeast atlantic coast to the middle east atlantic coast.


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