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3 talk about a protective mama. this elephant hears the cameras snapping as she crosses the road with her baby she refuses to let her baby be photographed by the crowd of people. she protects her young by hiding her behind her trunk. 3 3 good morning... 3 it's .... thursday february 4-th i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7- day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3
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3 today... you can weigh in on a proposal to turn a former enka landfill into a public recreation space. news 13's lauren brigman joins us live outside "the event center at a-b tech" in asheville, where the public hearing will take place. lauren, who is hosting this meeting? the north carolina division of waste management... which oversees the state's brownfields program. the meeting will start at six p-m today. 3 the site being discussed is the 41-acre property on sand hill road, next to the former b-a-s-f plant. before the landfill was closed in 2006, construction waste, fly ash,
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stored on the property. a brownfields agreement would allow enka partners l-l-c of asheville to redevlop the property into a park with greenways, ballfields and a concession area. but they must abide by specific requirements. some of those include keeping at least two- feet of soil cover over any waste in the landfill during redevelopment.... and prohibiting the use of groundwater at the site to be used by the public. monitoring systems must also be installed to protect against any possible exposure to previous contamination on the site. but, some have concerns about this redevelopment... that is a big reason why this hearing is taking place. 3 coming up at 5-30, i'll share some examples of former landfills in north carolina, that have been converted to recreation spaces. live in asheville, lauren brigman news 13. 3 3 today, a toddler from haywood county will be laid to rest. a funeral service will be held at noon at garrett funeral home in waynesville for
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the family will receive friends starting at 10 a-m. an autopsy revealed that little kyler died from a brain injury, caused by blunt force trauma on sunday. the haywood county sheriff's office is investigating. no charges have been filed in the case. 3 3 3 we have a developing story out of jackson county, detectives are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found shot to death in his home in cashiers. deputies got a 9-1-1 call from the home of timothy norris yesterday morning and arrived to find his body inside. they are not saying who made that call, but no one has been arrested. a family friend says he cannot believe this happened. ((stop)) 3 1452 "this is really a place where you can leave your doors open, your windows open once in awhile you know, and you just don't expect things like that." 1500 the s-b-i is assisting the sheriff's office with the case. 3 3 a yancey county man is accused of abusing a baby. 20 year-old jacob howell is charged with felony child abuse, inflicting serious injury. d-s-s alerted deputies of the child's injuries.
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90-thousand-dollars bond. no word on the child's condition. 3 3 3 asheville police are investigating two break-ins that happened a few days apart at the same property. they happened at a home construction site on hazel mill road in west asheville. equipment worth about 700 dollars was stolen. it belonged to "branch creek construction company." the developer put dozens of flyers in area mailboxes to let neighbors know what happened. 3 ya know no evidence left behind. this kind of petty theft is pretty common. so really the only way, as communities, that we can help stop this kind of thing and catch these people is if we look out for each other, reports things to each other and then also to the police3 if you have any information - contact asheville police. 3 3 celebrating a milestone. the new "leash on life" program at the rutherford county prison has been going strong for 10 years. it pairs inmates with dogs to teach them basic commands that help make the pups more adoptable. one of
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animals. 3 15:56 it's taught me a lot of responsibility the care and teaching of these animals is no small task it's definitely taught me patience as you can see there's no common language between us so we've developed a lot of patience in trying to communicate with the animal exactly what we want them to do 16:16 the program has placed more than 275 dogs into homes. 3 3 hendersonville police are having a hard time filling a school crossing guard position. they need a crossing guard near hendersonville elementary and middle school. police worry that it is the busy intersection at highway 64 that is turning folks off from applying. the job is just a half hour in the morning and afternoon, and pays more than 19 dollars an hour. if you're interested... applications are at city hall or on our web site wlos dot com. 3 3 3 with iowa's caucuses in the rearview, and new hampshire's primary around the corner, only two democratic presidential contenders remain. hillary clinton and bernie
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appeals to new hampshire voters in c-n-n's town hall on wednesday. reid binion has the latest. 3 (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i have an uphill climb and i'm going to climb as high and hard as i can because i want to make my case for the people of new hampshire."on the heels of a razor-thin victory in iowa, hillary clinton is casting herself as the underdog in new hampshire... ...but rival bernie sanders insists he's the one battling tough odds. (sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "of course we're an hampshire may be the vermont senator's backyard, but he say's it's clinton's stomping ground. presidential candidate) "secretary clinton, obviously, ran here in 2008, and she won. her husband ran here several times before that, so this is her fourth campaign in that family here in new hampshire." wednesday's new hampshire town hall was a clash of the the political rivals fought for another important credential in the historically liberal state (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i am a progressive who gets results."(sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "secretary clinton said well i'm paraphrasing, some people call me a moderate and i proudly say that i am a moderate. i love moderates but
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progressive, they are hampshire holds the nation's first presidential primary in less than a week....... and it remains to be seen whether clinton's progressive pitch will win over democrats in the granite state......where recent polls show sanders with a double digit lead.i'm reid binion, reporting 3 3 and the 42nd president of the united state bill clinton... applause. former president bill clinton campaigned for his wife in columbia. he spoke at allen university. before the event, mr. clinton met with local leaders to disucss issues facing communities statewide. mr. clinton also highlighted the importance of community colleges. 3 "that i was the first president ever to deliver a commencement address to a community college. i love these places and i am glad to be here." the south carolina democratic primary is february 27th. 3 3 3 a lot of people are placing bets ahead of the super bowl. coming up... what the director of the w-n-c nature center will have to do, if the panthers lose. 3
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3 the time is now 5:xx. it's a big wager for two mayors. coming up a little later this half hour ... what the two politicians are putting on the line for the super bowl. 3 and all new at six, today is world cancer day. the three things doctors say you can do right now, that could keep you cancer free.
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3 in this morning's five at five.... here are some interesting food facts. the liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma. it has the
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sterile, so it can be used as blood plasma. strawberries are the only fruit to have their seeds on the outside bananas are a herb, not a fruit. they grow on a plant that is an herbaceous flowering plant and what we call bananas are technically the berries of this herb. pumpkins are not a vegetable - they are a fruit apples are about 20 percent air. this high quantity of air in an apple is the reason why it floats on water and can be used for children's bobbing games. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can 3
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3 u-n-c asheville is hoping to stay in first place in the big south standings. stan shows us the one player who made the
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3 3 good morning everyone in hoops --unc asheville trying to stay in first in the big south-- hosting charleston southern so an important game at kimmel arena tonight for the white and blue. pick it up in the first half, dwayne sutton drives into the paint, and makes the nice pass to will weeks for the layup. and the game is tied at twelve points apiece.------------a few plays later, dwayne sutton spots up for three, and it's good. 15 foul underneath the basket, and the bucket counts! 'dogs lead 15-14. sutton with 15. ------------- asheville would keep pushing the ball down the court. sutton finds sam hughes
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glass to increase the lead. hughes with 11.------------- then, will weeks underneath the basket, finds trey bryant who buries the three from outside! dogs trailed late, but a 17-5 run puts it away. unc asheville wins 63-56 and are back in sole possession of first in the big south as winthrop lost tuesday and high point on wednesday. . asheville at campbell saturday. prep signing day--western carolina signs 14 players today.--7 players on offense and 7 on state coming off their first bowl game in school history, signs 23 today. they are rated the third best class in the sunbelt.nationally,in espn rankings. its fsu, bama, lsu, ole miss, ohio state, michigan --georgia 7th and clemson 8th. of course there are a lot of other ones--but if you are in the top ten mix. you did allright.its playoff time in prep wrestling., and five area teams made it out of the first two rounds of the dual team playoffs..they advance to the third round on thursday and keep state title hopes alive. in 3a, enka is at foard--jets looking for their first state
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marvin-ridge-- other two in the pod are foard and piedmont. -----------in 2a, r.s. central hosts --they take on newton- conover--- the winner then wrestles the winner of chase vs west wilkes.-------------- in 1a, two time defending state champ, mitchell hosts rosman in the third round. rosman beat mitchell by 2 points in december. elkin - east surry the other two teams. starting times 6pm.that's our sports this morning. i'm stan pamfilis. have a great thursday. 3 3 there are likely many bets happening over who will win the super bowl. the director of the w-n-c nature center and the director of the denver zoo have a wager of their own. this is a screen grab from chris gentile's facebook page. he says he will wear a peyton manning broncos jersey to greet people at the nature center if the broncos win. but if the panthers win, shannon block, with the denver zoo, will wear a cam newton panthers jersey as she greets fans at the zoo's gate. 3 3 charlotte mayor jennifer roberts-- and the mayor of
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going. should the broncos win-- mayor roberts says she will post a picture of herself in peyton manning's jersey. if the panthers win-- mayor michael hancock will post a picture of himself on twitter, sporting cam newton's jersey. 3 mayor jennifer robertsi think it'll look good on you.. it's just going to look great on you.. i appreciate that, never heard i look good in blue before. the mayor says she is confident she 'won't' be wearing manning's jersey. 3 3 our own luke notestine and photo journalist andy coates are leaving this morning for san franciso for our team coverage of the super bowl. they will have reports from california starting tonight at 10 and 11. then on friday and throughout the weekend, they will bring us stories of local fans who are also making the trek to santa clara. we will also post updates from them on facebook and twitter. and make sure to follow luke on twitter for inside coverage before and after the big game. 3
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conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3 3 this grizzly bear had a hard decision to make... coming up how he predicted who will win
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3 it is 5:xx ... with the super bowl just days away -- fans have all sorts of traditions to predict the winner ahead of the game. in montana, they look to ozzy - a 700-pound grizzly bear - to pick the winner. this year, they gave ozzy the choice of two banana cakes with peanut butter frosting. ozzy took his time to walk around - and think about it a bit...before making his decision. he finally chose the cake with the horse logo
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with the broncos over the panthers this year. for the record, ozzy did correctly predict a patriots victory last year. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 3 flash flood cleanup. coming up which areas took the hardest hit from the heavy rains. 3 and on the campaign trail. we will have a recap of the democratic town hall with hillary clinton and bernie sanders. plus, the insults and accusations between the republican candidates. 3
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3 police in the netherlands want to use eagles to take out drones. the dutch national police are testing out eagles that target the unmanned devices that some consider a nuisance. the bald eagles have been trained to swoop in and neatly dispose of any unwanted electronic interlopers. the dutch company that came up with the idea calls them a "low tech solution for a high tech problem." 3 3 good morning... 3 it's thursday, february 4-th i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7- day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3
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