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Chilly, wet weekend (Source: WOIO)
Chilly, wet weekend (Source: WOIO)
TODAY:  Clouds increase.  Scattered showers and storms after 10AM.  Windy.  High: 73

TONIGHT:  Showers, windy, areas of fog.   Low: 45

TOMORROW:  Chilly!  Mostly cloudy with showers.  High: Around 50.

SUNDAY:  A few showers.  Mostly cloudy.  High: 55.

ATLANTA (CBS46) -An American cameraman, 33, who works for NBC News has tested positive for the Ebola virus, according to the network. The network said that the freelance cameraman was hired on Tuesday in Liberia, and had symptoms on Wednesday. He was tested for the virus Thursday morning, the results of which came back positive, according to the network. The network said that he will be flown back to the U.S. for treatment. His name was not released. The cameraman is the fifth American to catch Ebola. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were flown to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta in early August. Both Brantly and Writebol recovered and were eventually released. In September, Rick Sacra was flown from Africa to Nebraska with the virus. He also recovered and was eventually released.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office wants to warn residents of a scam. They've received multiple reports that there are people claiming to be collecting back taxes on behalf of the county. They are telling residents that if they fail to comply and send money, they will be arrested by the Sheriff's Department. The calls are a scam, the county is not calling residents to collect taxes. The Sheriff's Department is monitoring the situation. 

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 Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager