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he is hoping for a third one only one week before super tuesday. tonight, it's a town hall for the democrats before this weekend's south carolina democratic primary. kenneth moton has the breakdown from washington. 3 it's caucus time in nevada. sot donald trump 11:40:33 we're going to make america great again! and we're going to keep winning,winning, winning! overnight gop frontrunner donald trump rallied his biggest crowd yet in las vegas. the billionaire is banking on a hot streak that will carry him through super tuesday and to the gop nomination as he continued attacking his rivals.sot donald trumpthis guy cuz lies more than any other human being the fight getting nasty. ted cruz fired his communications director for spreading a false rumor that marco rubio had disparaged the bible.sot ted cruzwe will conduct this campaign with the very highest standards of integrity but rubio is focused on trump who is leading in nevada by 26 points. his apparent unstoppable rise has the republican establishment rallying around rubio.sot
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022216 c16)22:50:21 donald has a base of support but the majority of our party doesn't want him as our nominee the democratic contenders were on opposite sides of the country. in front of more than 8 thousand people at the university of massachusetts amherst, bernie sanders again hit hillary clinton on her wall street connection.sot bernie sanderswe do not represent corporate america...we don't want their money speaking of money, clinton spent the day fundraising in la. she was in the middle of scandal...the set...sitting next to leading man tony goldwyn who plays the fictional president on the hit abc show. (kenneth standup close) clinton has a comfortable lead against sanders in south carolina. as the two work to court the black vote in the state, actor morgan freeman's voice is being used in a clinton tv ad. sanders answered with an endorsement from spike lee who will be featured in radio spots airing today. kenneth moton, abc news washington 3 3 senator claire mc-caskill announces she has breast cancer. the missouri democrat says she will be away from washington for three weeks for
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blog post, she says "it's a little scary..." but her prognosis is good and she expects a full recovery. she plans to post how she would have voted, on any matters that come before the senate while she is gone. 3 3 groundbreaking is set for this spring on a new plant that will bring 350 jobs to henderson county. linamar is partnering with swiss company george fisher to build a car parts plant in mills river. the 217-million dollar plant will be built in two phases over the next seven years. the average pay will be 47- thousand dollars. governor pat mccrory says it is important to bring good paying jobs to the mountains. 3 it's been an important part of western north carolina to have strong manufacturing. and that will also compliment the travel and tourism, retirement community and everything because we have to have industry to compliment that. to bring young people, to bring talented engineers and technical people through the area. linamar already has a plant of its own in skyland. the new plant will make aluminum car parts for
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pickups to volvos to bmw's. 3 3 asheville's public safety committee will bring the issue of police body cameras to city council. the goal is to inform the public about policies regarding police body cameras here and how they will be used. council members say this is a new technology, and there are still a lot of questions that need to be answered before policies are put into place. city leaders expect to discuss the body cameras in front of council in the next few weeks. 3 3 3 happening today, a jury is set to deliberate the fate of dynel lane. she's accused of attacking a pregnant woman with ties to brevard, and cutting the unborn baby from her womb. prosecutors say lane lured michelle wilkins to her home in colorado in march of 20-15, using a craigslist-ad for maternity clothes. wilkins survived the attack, but her baby girl, she had named aurora, did not. 3 3 the defense will continue its arguments today in the murder trial of a transylvania county man. richard o'shields is accused of killing toby mathis to avenge his son's death five
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o'shields took the stand. he told jurors he just happened to be at the dollar general store the night mathis was killed, and that he had never been there before. during cross examination... prosecutors said it wasn't a random encounter, and that o'shields had been tracking toby. o'shields got emotional son. 3 "that's what's in my mind every day of my life.... my life.3 o'shields said after the shooting, he couldn't care less whether he lived or died. 3 3 3 we have an update this morning... on a controversial story out of charlotte. the charlotte city council has voted to adopt an expansion of its nondiscrimination ordinance--to the l-g-b-t community. the vote allows transgender people to choose public bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. it also includes public showers, and locker rooms at the y-m-c-a or y-w-c-a. the governor is calling the measure a threat
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the general assembly may step in. as of this morning, he has not responded to the vote. 3 3 3 as part of national heart month, we are live all morning with ways you can maintain your heart health. news 13's lauren brigman joins us live from park ridge health in hendersonville. lauren, you're getting a first-hand look at some new devices on the market?3 3 3 3
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3 the front gate of aviation security may not be as secure as you think. right now, congress is investigating security gaps at the nation's 400 airports. the investigation includes asheville regional and greenville spartanburg international airport. news 13 also looked at how our airports are secured, and the vetting of employees working on the other side of the security line. a henderson county woman questions whether the t-s-a pre-check program is allowing some faster screening without much vetting. 3 00:04:34:12 aileen i know me and i'm not going to do anything dangerous on a plane or anywhere else and i know my friend won't either, but i don't know who else could do this, probably anybody. what is being done to close
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inspector general's office. our full investigation tonight at 11:00. 3 3 3 i walked up and said i'm here to represent black history.3 a woman waits more than 100 years to visit the white house. coming up... hear from her about her famous visit, and how she got through the gates to shake the president's
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3 we have an update this morning on the 106-year-old washington, d.c. resident who got a chance to visit the white house. we showed you the meeting yesterday in our viral video. as horace holmes reports... virginia maclaurin is making a name for herself online, after dancing with the president and first lady. 3 horace holmes reporting
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lot in her 106 years but she never thought she'd see the inside of the white house. sot "i'm in here. i said thank the lord i'm in here."track but it's what she did while she was there..that captivated the leader of the free world, his wife and now the entire nation. natsot< >track seven on your side first met virginia maclaurin early last year when we helped her tackle a bedbug infestation in her northwest washington apartment.sot< > ..thank you seven on your side.3 track she told us badly she wanted to meet the first african american president of the united states. she didn't know how it would happen but she wasn't going to give up hope of shaking mr. obama's hand. late last week thanks to one of the lenders working to help her tenant association restore the building she lives in, that dream came true. sot
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said 3 i'm here to represent black history.natsot'and you've lived through it too."sot so i grabbed hold of him and i got his wife too. and you started dancing.track she says she was just so happy she couldn't help herself. natsot< >'you just made our day you know that?track a dream come true. a memory cemented forever for the president and his wife..and for a humble happy 106 year old citizen.sotit was the happy time of my life. i got chance to shake hands with the president. 3 3 3 3 today in facebook feedback, we want to know... who is someone famous that you would like to meet and what would you say to them?go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to comment. and we will share some of them later this morning.
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3 all new at six, a warehouse goes up in flames. the dramatic video out of
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3 today is national spa day. in this morning's five at five... we are taking a look at some of the most popular spas in asheville featured on "romantic asheville dot com." up first... sensibilities spa at the hilton. the work of local crafts-people is showcased for you to enjoy along with a sauna and couples room. then we have autumn woodward, massage and bodywork therapist she is located in downtown asheville. and specializes in deep tissue, pediatric and family massage therapy the asia bed and spa is a bed and breakfast near downtown asheville. of course, the spa at the omni grove park inn is on the list. the atmoshpere resemebles the nearby blue ridge mountains. there is also the spa at the inn on the biltmore estate designed to reflect and evoke the elegance of biltmore. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three
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3 3 3 miami and virginia both trail carolina for the a-c-c- conference lead. coming up in sports, stan tells us which team won the battle for second.
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3 good morning everyone in sports.huge game in the acc tonight.3rd ranked virginia at 12th ranked miami.both of them one game behind north carolina for the top spotcanes have struggled a little lately with some tough road losses, including the beat down in chapel hill.cavs keep moving
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davon reed., 5 threes tonight., 21 for him..canes up 8 with 3:14 left.----------but virginia goes to their star, malcolm brogdon--what a second half..8 of 9..this jumper cuts it to 6------------then moments later, same play, this time for 3!! he had 28cuts the miami lead to 3 with 2:03 left. ----------------still 3 point deficit with 3.9 seconds left, virginia has the ball and needs a miracle .london perrantes from just inside half knocks off virginia64-61.the latest ap basktball poll is out and heels drop a little, the blue devils rise some. villanova first, kansas in second. virginia rises to third. .oklahoma is 4th with xavier 5th.north carolina drops from 5th to 7th.duke moves up to 15. wednesday on my 40., one of the premier rivalries in the acc--its north carolina at nc. state-- the pack struggling but played the heels tough in chapel hill before falling 67-55.that's
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stan pamfilis. have a great tuesday. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3
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3 n-p-r's world cafe is here in asheville and will be featuring local musicians as part of its "sense of place" series. this is their instagram page. they are using the hashtag w-c-s-o-p-n-c...
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of place n-c. so far, they have posted pictures from echo mountain recording studio, the bob moog foundation and some other familiar spots around asheville. tonight, the grey eagle will host a live recording session with world cafe host david dye. it will feature asheville groups "the honeycutters" and the "jon stickley trio." the event is sold out. 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
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3 in today's early bird gets the win giveaway... we are giving away six family four packs of tickets to see the harlem globetrotters at the u-s cellular center. that is a total of 24 tickets!! the globetrotters will show off their trick shots wednesday, march 23. to enter, go to facebook dot com slash news 13. we will announce the six winners just before 7 this morning. 3 3 good morning... it's tuesday, february 23rd. 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


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