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lisa: get out those brackets. march madness is officially here. which local teams are making it to the big matchups. donald trump gets supporters and protesters alike riled up in a rally in west chester. how the two sides clashed over the republican candidate. and gearing up for primary voting in ohio. who' s leading in the polls prior to the third rendition of super tuesday. [captioning made possible by wlwt-tv] >> from cincinnati' s wlwt, leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. lisa: good morning to you. i'
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mark hayes is out this morning. it is very springlike. randi: can we start planting now , i got tweeted over the weekend. it seems like spring is here. towards the end of the week, some 30' s for lows creeping back in. warm air in a chance for showers and thunderstorms. that will be the case over the next 48 hours. you can see some clouds and patchy fog in a few spots. not everywhere. over the last hour or so, we haven' t seen much in the way of rainfall. we take a look at a wider view along the ohio river, rain showers and those are moving in our direction.
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the rain will start to creep on hand. right now most places almost 60 degrees to start the day. lunchtime, rain showers arrive, 63. expect temperatures around 66. we will talk about a better chance for storms tomorrow. lisa: thank you. it' s the day before the all-important ohio primary, and the last day for residents to participate in early voting. wlwt news 5' s andrew setters is leading the way with how candidates are criss-crossing staying in these final hours. -- the state in the final hours. andrew: after a busy weekend, the candidates aren' t done with ohio yet. there are more stops planned for today. it looks like ohio voters will get a chance to hear from governor john kasich, donald trump, and bernie sanders today. hillary clinton spent time in ohio over the weekend.
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ohio is seen as the swing state in presidential elections, and it' s a big prize in primary season, too. ohio governor john kasich has made this the make-or-break moment for his campaign. with just about 24 hours to go until the polls open up tomorrow in ohio, the campaigns are doing what they can to get out the vote and the latest polls show just how tight this race is. not only in ohio but other states as well. meanwhile, an nbc news poll shows here in ohio, john kasich is on top for republicans, 39%-33% over donald trump. according to nbc, trump has a more than 20-point edge in florida. ohio governor kasich in last place there. trump is also looking good in illinois, despite his chicago rally being essentially shut down by protesters. governor kasich is in third, . hillary clinton is leading bernie sanders in all states, including here in ohio, where she has a 20-point advantage. today you can vote in person
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from 8:00 until 2:00 at your board of elections in ohio. tomorrow polls are open from 6:30 in the morning until 7:30 in the evening. andrew setters, wlwt news 5. lisa: as for the democrats, battle lines are being drawn in ohio with the all-important primary just two days away. both candidates spoke during a dinner last night in columbus, trying to sway the undecided. ohio democratic leaders said they want supporters of both hillary clinton and senator sanders to feel like this is their party, and they aimed their message directly at one republican target in particular, donald trump. mrs. clinton: we can criticize and protest mr. trump all we t also show up at the polls. [applause] mr. sanders: this campaign is about ending a corrupt campaign finance system that allows
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billionairs to buy elections. lisa: other big names in attendance, civil rights leader jesse jackson, who says he remains neutrual and has not made an endorsement. and longtime democrat and clinton supporter jerry springer was also there. donald trump was that the savannah center for a town hall event. he was asked the question about john mccain, not being a war hero. he. >> i think it is important for a lot of veterans in ohio. i knew what you were doing. mr. trump: they are real heroes. lisa: protesters we just as enthusiastic at the trap hall.
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clashed. >> builds bridges, not walls. karin: two groups of people -- >> build a wall. karin: with two different visions. >> let' s fight for america. karin: both very vocal and passionate about where they stood. >> i' m totally against him and everything he stands for. karin: at one point, trump supporters set off their car alarms to try and drown out the protesters, who were kept in a >> they' re missing the point. they' picture. karin: what they are seeing, protesters say, is hate in >> it' that' s not what our american it' s not what america was founded on. >> he' s trying to build walls, but people should be allowed to he can' t kick people out based on the color of their skin. karin: on the flip side, supporters say they were energized after listening to
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today. >> he knows how to deal with people and we have not had a president in a long time who knows how to deal. >> what i like about it. he' s not in anyone' s back pocket. so he' s working on his own merit and own finances and can' t be bought off. >> he tells the truth. he tells it like it is. >> no hate in our state, no hate in our state. karin: in west chester, karin johnson, wlwt news 5. lisa: west chester police tell us there were no arrests, no today' we' re told overall it was pretty peaceful. wlwt is leading the way tomorrow night. be sure to watch our special coverage of the primaries as ohio votes. sheree paolello and mike dardis will bring you live coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. when the polls close. then join us for a special edition of wlwt news 5 at 10:00 and 11:00. march madness is here, and it' s time to fill out your bracket. dan griffin is live this morning
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with a look at the draw for local squads. dan: hard work pays off, and these teams and their coaches have been working all year long to get here. five areas teams selected to the field of 68 this time around. xavier grabs a top seed in the ncaa tournament. as expected, they will be a two seed facing 15-seeded weber state on friday. the teams face off in st. louis with tip-off at 9:20. what about the west region? cincinnati bearcats have the nine seed. they face the atlantic 10 champions st. joes in spokan on friday at 10:00. we' ve got a closer look at the schedule on your screen right now. some other big names and big games people looking forward to including those uk wildcats taking on stony brook thursday night. indiana hoosiers also in the mix. dayton also made the tournament, all as march madness really heats up. more on the brackets coming up in sports.
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lisa: let' s talk to randi. randi: we are starting out with a little bit of fog. it is not widespread. right now it lunken airport, visibility down to about 1/4 of a mile. dayton, ohio, also reporting limited visibility. it was a bit thicker yesterday around sunset. this morning temperatures in the 50' s. most places in the upper 50' s. 59 degrees right now at cvg. it is a mild start. it will likely be in the mid-upper 50' s as the kids head to the bus stop.
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towards lunchtime, rain showers move in. on the way home from school, rain showers and maybe a stray thunderstorm. make sure the kids have the umbrella. around 66 degrees. mild today. downright warm weather tomorrow. how are the roads? kyla: they are good. grant that umbrella -- grab that umbrella. 75 to and from butler county, we had some overnight construction. they were scheduled to go about 5:00. good news right now. clear conditions on 71 near red bank. the entire corridor moving along just fine.
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southbound looking good for you there. all of your roads off to a great start. lisa: xavier gets the highest seed the team has ever seen in school history. coming up in sports, we talk all things march madness. two local famlies asking for answers after two men are killed on the same street less than a month apart. their message to those killers. outside live on your monday.
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more headlines are lisa: good morning and welcome back on your monday. checking today' s headlines. a maryland police officer is shot and killed outside the police department building in what officials are calling an unwarranted attack. officials say prince george' s county police officer jacai colson was killed when two suspects opened fire outside the police department' s landover station. police say one of the suspects was also injured in the exchange of gunfire and is listed in stable condition. the second suspect was later arrested after fleeing the scene on foot. no word on a motive behind the shooting. breaking now, an amtrak train has derailed in southwest kansas injuring several people. the train was traveling from los
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angeles to chicago when it derailed just after midnight. at least five train cars are on their side. amtrak says about 128 passengers and 14 crew members were on board. dozens of vehicles were involved in a series of crashes on a north carolina highway saturday. about 20 people were hurt in wrecks on i-85/i-40. none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening. viewers on facebook said the combination of sun and rain on the roads made for blinding conditions. law enforcement officials are still investigating the cause of the crashes. drivers were encouraged to avoid this area for hours as crashes occurred on both sides of the interstate. one person endorsing donald trump this morning is baseball legend pete rose. trump tweeted this picture of a signed baseball from rose. it reads "mr. trump, please make america great again." during trump' s visit in west
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should be in the hall of fame. march madness is in full swing, and we now know when our local teams will hit the hardwood for the ncaa tournament. news 5' s elise jesse has a recap of selection sunday in this morning' [cheers] elise: that was the moment xavier found out they were in the ncaa tournament. is the two -- is the two eed. playing. louis on friday night against e. x has been through their fair share ofu wns. they say those experiences will
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help carry them deep into the ncaa tournament. >> the personality of this team. we experience success and downfalls. we know how it feels and what it takes to win and what it takes not to win and what we half to do. it is a lot of experience that comes with each game. elise: i am sure they are thrilled to not have to answer questions about cincinnati ' s likelihood of not making the big dance. ci n cy making the tournament for the sixth straight year in the road and will play saint joseph' s. the bearcats do not play until friday, which gives them a few extra days to heal up their injured players.
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>> as soon as they said we were in, a lot of guys in there smiling. as it turned out, we would have liked to hav e won the conference tournament with the injuries we have been dealin g with, the rest time will be good for us. elise: this season days and will take on syracuse on friday. kentucky gets into the tournament automatically. they grabbed the fourth seed and will play stony brook at 9 : 40 on thursday, which is also st. paddy' s day. indiana will join them as they battle it out with chattanooga, 7:10. we send it
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back to you guys. lisa: we are checking your forecast right now. 59 degrees. it sounds like we may have some fog later this morning. randi: lisa: i brought my jacket. i didn' t need it at all. upper 50' s, 6 very close to0 degrees and we stay on the mild side. pushing mid 70' s tomorrow. it is going to be a nice day. tomorrow night we may see some stronger storms. pretty much dry in greater cincinnati. there is some fog and some mist. to the south you can see the rain showers are rolling along the ohio and moving to paducah
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10:00, 11:00 this morning, these showers will be approaching cincinnati. there is some thunder and lightning towards nashville and this afternoon a little bit of thunder and lightning. as for tomorrow, we are generally in the slight risk area. these storms will be weakening as they move toward us. it is still there, a threat for tomorrow night. 59 degrees right now and temperatures in the mid 60' s. a shower or thunderstorm is a possibility. by 10:00 this morning the rain around louisville. occasionally a heavier downpours is a possibility. we will see scattered showers
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tomorrow take a look at this forecast. lunchtime, upper 60' s. it will not be until late tomorrow night that showers and thunderstorms start to roll towards cincinnati. today, 66 degrees. gorgeous tomorrow as you head out to the polls. lisa? lisa: thank you. happening today, the man charged with killing a middletown mom is expected back in court. curtis burdette is charged with killing brittany russell last month. russell was shot in her car outside a dayton apartment. her 6-month-old baby was found unharmed in the back seat. the prosecutor has not released a motive for the shooting. family and friends passed out fliers last night, searching for
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justice for two men murdered on section road weeks apart. 18-year-old charles murph was shot at his house last september. his mother says a woman first knocked on the door. then about an hour later, a man knocked and shot murph in the face when he looked through the blinds. no one has been arrested for the 18-year-old' s murder. then in october, charles flagg was gunned down outside a bar in springfield township. police say two men tried to rob him when he was shot. one man was caught, but another man is still on the loose. >> it' s very, very unfortunate for our family. you're talking about somebody who didn' t really have a chance to really experience life and really an innocent victim of another senseless crime. >> it' s been real hard. it' s been really a struggle for me, and the reason people should say something is because we should not allow the person who did this to continue to still be out here on the street.
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murph was about to be a student at the university of cincinnati. reminder for drivers to adjust their habits after losing an hour of sleep. wlwt news 5' s kyla woods tells us about the dangers of driving kyla: this morning, many drivers may not be as alert as they travel to work and school in the the sun isn' t expected to rise until about 7:50 this morning. this change can effect people more than they may think. according to the aaa foundation for traffic safety, people who sleep six to seven hours a night are twice as likely to be involved in a crash as those sleeping eight hours or more, while people sleeping less than five hours increase their risk four to five times. the foundation also finds more than 250,000 people fall asleep at the wheel, some for a just a microsecond. some police departments have reported as much as a 10%
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spring ahead time change. daylight saving time also means an extra hour of daylight in the afternoon, when children, runners, cyclists and others will be out on the streets later. so make sure you make your sleep a priority this week, as we all adjust to the time change. it could mean the difference of life or death out on the roadways. >> cincinnati' s certified most accurate forecast. randi: good morning. we are starting out with mild temperatures. most places in the mid and upper 50' s. a little bit of fog in spots early this morning. rain showers will be approaching cincinnati. off and on rain and see the rain is down towards evansville and approaching downtown cincinnati. a little thunder and lightning into the evening.
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i do not expect the back age of this to move through. second half of the day, keep the umbrella handy. it is going to be gorgeous tomorrow for the primary. tomorrow night, that is when another line of thunderstorms rolls through. the threat for stronger storms is there tomorrow late night. today, 66 degrees for the high. kyla: good morning. on your monday morning, we are seeing pretty clear conditions across greater cincinnati. a little bit of yellow along 71. the travel times right now, 17 minutes out of warren. county 19 minutes on 71, 75 from
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near the indiana state line, 17 minutes to get you over to the 75 interchange. each direction looking good and clear. we will check again at the top of the hour. lisa: thank you. let' s get a check on some stories trending this morning. a police station in western australia has adopted an orphaned kangaroo. the cue police station announced that the new addition to the team would be called cuejo. police officers started looking after 4-month-old cuejo after his mother was hit and killed by a truck. guinness world records confirms this is the oldest man on the planet. at 112 years old, israel kristal lived through both world wars and survived the nazi concentration camp auschwitz in 1943. he was born in poland in 1903. kristal says he doesn' t know the
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secret to a long life, just that we must work as hard as we can and rebuild what is lost. tragedy strikes a maryland community after a police officer is killed in a surprise attack. how state officials are responding to the attack. outside live it is 4:57, 59 degrees.
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lisa: a deadly shooting in what we' re now learning about the victim as police continue to search for a suspect. democrats make their case at a dinner in columbus last night. their last-minute speeches before ohio votes tomorrow. and republican candidate donald trump stumps in west chester on sunday. where he stands among his opponents in the latest polls. >> from cincinnati' s wlwt, leading the way, this is wlwt news 5 today. lisa: 5:00 a.m. on your monday. good morning. i' m lisa cooney. mark hayes is out this morning. randi rico and kyla woods are in this morning with your weather and traffic. good morning to you. we start with randi.


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