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your wake up weather. get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday.
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a boil water advisory has been lifted for people in one area of lexington county. anyone living in the 400, 500 and d 0 blocks of old barnwell road, lynn drive, bel-air drive and in the savannah woods subdivision no longer need to boil their water this morning. people living in and around the leaphart road area in west columbia are still being asked to boil their water this morning. the water was shut off saturday morning to relocate several water lines due to an sc-dot road project. once completed, the water line sprang a leak and crews had to fix it before the water was turned back on. people in the area will need to boil water for at least one full minute before using it. if you still need federal assistance after october's flooding and you have yet to apply -- today is your last day! you have until midnight tonight to finish the application process. you can also call fema's hotline at 1-800-621-femama -- that number will be available until 10pm tonight.
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open until 6pm and you can apply anytime online at disaster assistance dot gov until 11:59 tonight. now there are some alternatives available if you are not able to secure fema assistance. our michal higdon will have more on that ahead this morning on sunrise. mother nature made it downright messy in 2015 for farmers across south carolina. that includes those in newberry county --- who say months after the historic floods, they're still seeing impacts from recent wet weather. news 10's mike desumma has more on that story. "highway 76 was closed out here for a little while cause water was across the road..all these fields around here looked like lakes." as a fourth generation farmer --- john long counts on nature to keep his business going. but he says he's never seen a
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"there's been no place for the water to go...the ground is saturated." "nothings been as bad as this year." where the weather was this uncooperative. not only bringing historic levels of rainfall --- but drought like conditions before. ones that sliced more than 300 pounds per acre -- out of his cotton crop yield. "but the quality is what's killing us." then he says humidity and dampness caused his soybeans -- to break down in their pods. reducing their market value. "these should be nice and round "and for farmers like long the wheat crop. already he says it off to a hoping there will be room for long says he projects the total
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year -- will cost his farm hundreds of thousands of dollars. he says he and his fellow farmers have been looking into ways to get some disaster aid from the federal government. new this morning... the highway patrol continues to investigate an accident that killed a teen in aiken county last night. investigators say 15-year old david crutchfield was pronounced dead on north street in the town of new ellenton. investigators say 20-year old raymond burns was driving the vehicle that hit crutchfield. the coroner says burns initially left the scene of the crash, but later turn himself into authorities. the accident remains under investigation. in this morning's crime alert... a man is recovering in the hospital after he was stabbed several times over the weekend. now, 3 men are behind bars for attempted murder. richland county deputies say just before 5:30 saturday night -- andrew and marlon gathers and jarivs hurst - who is not pictured - attacked and stabbed a man multiple times at the title max on broad river road. deputies say andrew gathers sliced off one of his fingers in the attack.
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deputies tracked down the suspects in the 2000 block of ramsgate drive. they were transported to alvin s. enn detention center while they await a bond hearing. richland county deputies are also investigating a weekend crash scene as a murder. deputies say someone called in a motorcycle crash at long green parkway and churchland drive in columbia just before 3am on sunday. when deputies arrived, they discovered the driver- who was dead- had a bullet wound to his upper body. if you have any information that can help investigators call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc. a group of protesters and reported militiamen who have taken over a federal building in oregon have vowed to stay there indefinitely. they're accusing officials of punishing ranchers who did not want to sell their land. the protesters say.. if police come with force, they are ready to respond with force. chris liedle reports. malhuer national wildlife refuge... 30 or so miles south of burns, oregon is better known for bird watching and site seeing.
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patriots.. as they call themselves... have taken over. blocking off roads, arming guard towers and restricting access. the militia is led by ammon bundy. "when government steps outside of its bounds that the people have given it, that it is the duty of the people to put that government back in its place." the bundys and supporters are protesting the blm and federal government after the prosecution of two harney county ranchers, dwight and steve hammond. a federal judge convicted the father and son duo of arson... after burning 127 acres of blm land in 2001.
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prison monday. "i'm going to jail for five bundy called on the militia and are not from oregon. "we came over here to show our support." under the cover of several months. "i will be very clear, we will not be aggressive. that is something we will not be. we are here to defend the people." and law enforcement is no where to be found. bundy says if and when they do show up.. they will be ready to respond w wh force. "if they did, they would be doing it and will be putting we are not harming anyone." chris liedle reporting. a lawyer for the hammonds say they do not want help from bundy's group. members of a north carolina church are giving extra thanks after a potential tragedy turned into a moment of celebration. during a new year's eve service in fayetteville -- an armed man walked in. the pastor - who is also a city councilman and a retired soldier - says he asked the man to hand over his rifle as he began to pray and asked
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"when i told the congregation, 'it's ok, he wants prayer,' and i began to pray for him, and the power of god hit, and he fell to his knees and began to cry, weep, and he had his face on the ground. god stepped in, and god moved on that young man's heart." the man sat in the front pew for the rest of the service until police arrived. no charges have been filed. pastor larry wright told nbc news the man involved was a parolee and military veteran suffering from post- traumatic stress syndrome. wright says the man's wife had recently been diagnosed with a serious illness, and he was not taking his medication, and that he needed money. the man is currently getting treatment at a mental health facility. president obama is launching a final-year push on gun control this week. today, the president will meet with attorney general loretta lynch to discuss options for tougher gun restrictions. in the coming days, he is expected to announce a new executive action with the goal ofofxpanding
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on thursday, the president will join cnn's anderson cooper for a one-hour, live town hall event on the issue. the expected executive actions come ahead of president obama's annual state of the union address, which is set for january 12th. it's another win for gamecock women's basketball as the team stays perfect. plus... the carolina panthers are all smiles in front of the cameras as they close out the regular season at home. joe gorchow has these stories and more ahead in your morning sportswrap.
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carolina shakes off the rust to dominate its conference opener. the gamecocks... returned to the action for the first time in 12 days. the usc women... hosted arkansas
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second ranked carolina... struggled in the first frame... as the gamecocks and razorbacks were tied at nine after one. second quarter carolina turns it on. tiffany mitchell sizes up and buries the triple. later... tina roy... a huge day from downtown. roy downs a career best seven threes and career high 21 points. carolina pulling away... mitchell drives... dishes to alaina coates in stride... for the easy up and under. part of a 22-to-3 gamecocks run. usc runs the cla... visitors not welcome. a'ja wilson... the strong move inside... goes buckets. mitchell again... with space to operate... pure touch on that release. count it. the gamecocks bash arkansas... 85-32...
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they improve to 13-0. just li the women... the gamecocks men 13-0. together carolina hoops becomes the first sec program to begin a season a combined 26. 0. the men can extend this record setting streak... when usc opens up conference play tuesday at auburn. the 20th ranked gamecocks capped off non-conference play... undefeated. usc racked up a grind-it- out 8 876 victory at home saturday over memphis. carolina's in the national spotlight with its sparkling start... which is a new experience for usc's players. martin: "i've lived what you're talking about. guys in our locker room have not. people in national markets are going to sit there and say wow those guys are for real.
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about hey we got a chance to be good. i can't get wrapped up in that. i can't talk to our players about the good there, cause they don't understand that. i have to stay in the moment and stay wrapped up in the only thing they understand right now. which is work as hard as we can tomorrow so we can be prepared as we can for auburn on tuesday." the path to the super bowl will go through to secure home field advantage === 2nd quarter... carolina up 17-3... stride for the score. his second of the day... when newton delivers the dagger season. newton: "it's irrelevant about our record now going into the the playoffs we had to get back on track today. we did a great job going out there and competing as a team. we got this thing done." olsen:"great team win. we knew this was a team that was going to come in and try to cap off their season with a l ltle positive
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of shut it down pretty early." as the papahers pursue the pros ultimate prize... clemson chases the same dream in the college ranks. the top ranked tigers face alabama in the national title game afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under
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skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. break 2 big pay day could be heading your way this
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hi, i'm andy stanley. what if there was a new year's resolution that made you a better person and the world a better place? i think there is, and that's exactly what we're talking about this weekend on "your move." the next chance to win the powerball jackpot is
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now up to 400 million dollars. on saturday, three contestants each won a million dollars while many others won smaller prizes. but no one bought the grand prize-winning ticket. officials say the odds of winning the big prize are about one in 300 million. your drive to work may be getting a whole lot cheaper in this new year thanks to falling we already know the average consumer spent about $700 less on gasolili in 2015... "it's the savings that they incurred incrementally with fuel purchases from january through december" well, we're starting off 2016 with an even better outlook.. because the national average of about $2-a- gallon is a quarter lower than a year ago. "so even when prices go up as they always do in the 1st quarter, we don't expect them to reach the height that we have seen in 2015" gasbuddy senior analyst gregg laskoski ...a senior analyst at gasbuddy-dot-com says he does not see much change in the world-
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have right now. "we have far more fuel than we have demand right now" others say that's expected to translate into pump prices that drop another 15-cents a gallon in the new year. chris clackum, nbc news. still to come this morning on sunrise... did you get a new drone over the holidays? we've got important information on what all owners should be checking before taking their next flight. break 3
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as an american, it's hard to hear that we have a serious hunger issue in our country. and as a parent, it's even harder to hear that one in 5 5f our kids strugglelewith hunger,
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are wasted every year. feeding america is a nationwide network of food banks that helps provide billions of meals to families in need right in your community. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your local food bank. together, we can solve hunger. together, we're feeding america. good morning, so much for post-holiday cheer. a new year, a new intensity on the campaign trail; donald trump looking beyond the primaries taking aim at hillary clinton's decisions as secretary of state and at her husband, bill clinton, for his past sexual wife and emphasizing the urgency
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weeks to iowa and new hampshire, of course, days later. more than 100 campaign events between those two states this week alone. the latest war of words between hillary clinton and donald trump when we see you next on today. get ready for a big taste of 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the for those who received drones over the holidays, a quick check of your homeowners or renters insurance could save you a lot of trouble. liberty zabala reports. "the first couple of flights, i did break blades. i actually got it stuck in a tree at the park that we're at right now." like many new drone owners, adam thompson says flying his drone wasn't so simple at first.
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out of my sight, and it was windy,o it was just a catastrophe waiting to happen." as drone use soars, so does the opportunities for property damage or serious injury. this drone nearly took out a professional skier- and in january this drone crashed on the white house lawn. in a crash, the department of insurance says you could be liable and recommends checking neighbor's car . it breaks through a window or tangles up in someone's television antenna or somomhing like that. a lot of them don't recognize the potential for danger." and that's why the academy of model aeronautics is offering drone owners a $2.5 million liability coverage option for a year. something that thompson says he'll now look into the next time he flies. that was liberty zabala
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facebook's founder mark zuckerberg is making a major resolution for the new year. zuckerberg says his goal for 2016 is to create an artificial intelligence system. zuckerberg posted that he wanted to build a simple a-i to run his home and help him with his work. zuckerberg is known for keeping up with his resolutions. last year, he said he would read a new book every two weeks. back in 2010, he voted to learn mandarin chinese, and he recently gave a 2 minute speech in that language. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise.
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floods. more on what you need to do if you still have to apply. plus... we are following growing tensions in the middle east as saudi arabia cuts all diplomatic ties with iran. the latest on the violence after the execution of a muslim cleric. plus... weather today. it's monday, january 4th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese. it's five o'clock on this monday, january 4th. you're going to want to grab your coat as you head out the door. we're expecting to see some cold weather here in the midlands as we make our way through the first full week of f nuary.
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your first alert forecast this morning. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highs in the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight in the middle 20s. in the wis alert center this morning... saudi arabian officials say one
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after gunfire erupted early this morning directed towards security forces. this all comes hours after saudi arabia cut diplomatic ties with iran after an attack on the saudi embassy in tehran. authorities are not offering details on suspects in the shooting. it happened where the family of a shiite cleric, who was killed over the weekend, is holding three days of mourning at a local mosque. his execution on saturday has sparked outrage among shiites across the region. protesters stormed and set fire to the saudi embassy in tehran. iran's deputy foreign minister says saudi arabia's decision to severe diplomatic relations cannot cover up a "strategic mistake" in killing a prominent shiite cleric. the clock is ticking for victims of october's historic flood to register for federal assistance. the deadline to apply for fema aid is tonight at 11:59pm.
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newsroom with more on the help that's available if you still need to apply. the big message fema officials are sending this morning -- if you experienced any damage during october's flood, and you still haven't applied -- you should go ahead and register before tonight's deadline. a fema representative tells me nearly 100- thousand people have registered for fema assistance. so far, about 30 percent have been eligible to receive it. but if you were denini assistance -- fema says to go ahead and reapply just in case. representatives say once you apply, you'll be asked to provide certain documentation, like id and proof that you own the home that was damaged. going into the next several weeks -- fema says they will continue doing damage assessments for last- minute applicicts. once you apply -- you can expect to be contacted shortly after an inspection about what type of assistance is available. "we have found being here in south carolina that this is a resilient group of folks.
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take a long time. we all realize that. we hope they will realize that. stay in touch with fema. if you have registered, let us know how the situation is -- how you're progressing." if you haven't registered yet, there are three ways you can register today. fema's recovery centers will be open until 6 tonight. you can call the fema hotline at 1-800-621 fema until 10pm. and registration online will be available until 11:59pm at the website on your screen. all of this information is on our website. but for those of you who are not eligible for fema assistance or miss the deadline... coming up in the next half hour 'll have alternatives that will still be available. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. mother nature hasn't been kind to farmers across south carolina. farmers in newberry county say even though it has been almost three months since the historic floods, they're still seeing impacts from the recent wet weather.
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recently is the latest chapter in a rocky year for area farmers. farm owner john long says the wet weather caused him to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in crop yields. "there's been no place for the water to go...the ground is saturated." "nothings been as bad as this year." long says he and other farmers in newberry county are looking for any help the government can provide. they say they're hoping the colder weather will continue. seven previously closed roads have now been opened by the south carolina department of transportation. at last check over the weekend, there are 39 roads that remain closed in 19 counties because of october's flooding. this includes only one primary route closure - which is south carolina highway 193 in saluda county. crews will continue to make repairs to damaged roads as weather conditions allow. in addition, scdot is monitoring water levels and bridge conditions from the recent water release at the lake murray dam. troopers are still investigating a weekend crash that killed one person in kershaw county. it happened saturday night.
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of a chevrolet was killed when their vehicle crossed the center line on smyrna road....crashing into a pickup. two people in that vehicle were also injured...but are expected to be okay. authorities say a summerville man wanted in a homicide case..was shot and killed by a u.s. marshal in south dakota. 37-year-old lonnie powers, junior reportedly pulled out a gun when confronted by law enforcement in a sioux falls parking lot saturday. a deputy marshal then opened fire. berkeley county deputies say powers was suspected of killing 55-year-old james hill. he was found shot to death in his ridgeville home back in december. an investigation is underway this morning in charlotte after a charlotte-mecklenburg police officer was injured in a shooting that left one man dead. police say they were trying to serve a warrant in shooting that happened last week in north charlotte. police arrived at the apartment complex at around 9 p-m last night. when officers arrived, they say the suspect fired shots at the officers, hitting one in the ankle. officers then fired back, killing the person who they were trying to serve a warrant on. the injured officer was taken to
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to be okay. a hearing is scheduled today for former north charleston police officer michael slager. paperwork filed by slager's attorney continues to push for a speedy trial. but, reports say paperwork filed by the state shows that ninth circuit solicitor scarlett wilson believes the trial should be held later on in the year. slager is charged with murder in the shooting and killing walter scott back in april. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southwawa, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highs in the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight in the middle 20s. president obama has a meeting in washington today to come up with a way to tighten gun laws without getting congress involved. more on what he plans to do in
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plus what presidential candidates are saying from the campaign trail. that's next. way to tighten gun laws without getting congress involved. more on what he plans to do in his last year in office
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olol this afternoon. he will meet with attorney general loretta lynch. but...not everyone is on board with the new plan. nbc's edward lawrence is in washington with the details. president obama fresh off his hawaiian vacation and taking aim at gun control. he meets wititattorney general loretta lynch to talk about ways to increase background checks for people who buy guns. the president during his weekly radio address defended his position. "this policy was supported by some 90% of the american people. it was supported by a majority of nra households. but the gun lobby mobilized against it. and the senate blocked it." democratic frontrunner for president hillary clinton applauds the move to use executive orders to increase background checks for gun buyers. republican candidates disagree. "now this president wants to act
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if he is a dictator. fact is, if he wants to make changes to these laws, go to congress and convince the congress that they're necessary." "so he is going to sign another executive order having to do with the second amendment, having to do with guns. i will veto that. i will unsign that so fast." "his first impulse is always to take rights away from law-abiding citizens, and it's office. anti-government activists held up a federal office building at a wildlife refuge in oregon over the weekend. at least one person was armed as the group of protesters took over the malheur national wildlife refuge in harney county on sunday. the latest standoff started after weeks of tension. schools in that area are now closed this week due to security concerns. group leaders say they are protesting the impending imprisonment of two area
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quote yranny" of the federal government. investigators are working to find more behind a car crash that sent a driver airborne over the weekend. the driver, rafael garcia, crashed into a home in cary. emergency responders found him trapped in his damaged car sunday morning when they arrived to rescue him. garcia was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. the home is currently empty and no other people were hurt in the crash. the national transportation safety board has released images of the sunken 'el faro' ship. the cargo ship sank in october after getting caught in a hurricane on its way to san juan. it's considered the worst maritime disaster in nearly half a century. all 33 people on board the ship died. the ntsb hopes to find the ships black box, which could contain more information on the deadly accident. people in missouri are returning to their flood- damaged homes for the first time in nearly a week to assess the damage. hundreds of homes and buildings were damaged when the mississippi river and its artery channels swelled to record flood stage
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rain fell last week. president obama approved the area for federal aid and national guard troops were deployed as part of the assistance. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highin the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight in the middle 20s. the carolina basketball program is still perfect as the men and
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into conference play. the 20th ranked men got a win saturday over memphis to improve to 13 and oh on the season. on sunday -- the number 2 ranked gamecock women looked to match that record in their conference opener against arkansas. it was the first game in 12 days for the women -- and usc was a little rusty out of the gate. it was all tied up at 9 after the first quarter. but in the second -- usc turned it on and this game quickly turned into a blow out. the gamecocks win 85-32 -- improving to 13-0. the road to the super bowl in the n-f-c runs through charlotte. the carolina panthers clinched the number one seed in the playoffs sunday with a 38 to 10 win over tampa bay. the panthers needed a win, or a loss by the arizona cardinals to clinch that spot, and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. the panthers were led by cam newton, who had another big day as he has all season. with sunday's 3 touchdown performance, there's a good chance cam will
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carolina has a first round bye, and will play in the divisional round two sunday's from now. carolina won't know who they play until after the wild card round this weekend. last night -- the final piece of the puzzle fell into place when the minnesota vikings beat the green bay packers 20 to 13 during sunday night football. the vikings clinched their division with the win, while the packers are now a wild card team. here's a look at the potential scenarios for the panthers in the nfc. seattle and minnesota play sunday at 1:05, and the packers play washington at 4:40. the panthers will play the lowest seeded winner of those games, while the arizona cardinals, the other team with a 1st round buy, will play the higher seed. that means carolina will potentially face seattle, green bay, or washington, but will
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as the panthers pursue the ultimate prize in the pros -- clemson chases the same dream in the college ranks. the top ranked tigers face alabama in the national title game january 11th in glendale arizona. if the tigers win head coach dabo swinney will become the second person ever to play on and be a head coach of an ap national title team. our live coverage from glendale starts friday morning. coming up on news 10 sunrise... the miraculous rescue of a three-year-old girl out of new mexico over the weekend is making headlines this morning. where police say they found the toddler after her mother's car was stolen with her inside. another shot of cold air arrives
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store to buy a harness, buy a carrier to keep your pet
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some of the companies making bold promises on the packaging. check out this official looking seal. crash tested. others say "certified safety" and "locks into place." but experts say many of them are deceptive, they don't work in a crash and, believe it or not, pet products like this are not regulated by anyone, not even the federal government. hundreds of employees will return to work in san bernardino, california this morning....near the place where many of their co- workers were killed during a terror attack. two buildings at the inland regional center will re-open. a third building, which was the site of the actual shooting, will remain closed indefinitely. 14 people were killed and more than 20 people were injured in the terrorist attack last month. most of the victims were county workers. a memorial service will also be held today. county offices are closed in the area to allow as many employees as possible to attend. a three-year-old girl was found in new mexico after police say someone stole her mother's car while she was in the backseat. police say the mother of
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was outside of a convenience store in albuquerque saturday when a man stole her car. an albuquerque police officer later noticed caraline huddled in an empty parking lot. she was not hurt and was reunited with her mother. police are searching for the man who stole the car. honda says a defective air bag made by takata was responsible for the death of a teenager in pittsburgh, pennsylvania. it's the ninth death worldwide from takata air bags, which can reportedly inflate with too much force and injure drivers with metal fragments. a 13-year-old boy was driving a honda accord coupe in july when it crashed and the air bag inflated. officials found the boy's injuries were caused by a ruptured air bag inflator. researchers say some doctors need a clearer understanding of reasons to vaccinate preteens against cancer-causing hpv. the survey in the publication called pediatrics finds that many family doctors are not strongly recommending the hpv vaccine to preteens and their parents, contributing to low vaccination rates. the most common reasons doctors are
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belief that young patients had not had sex. lawyers for fantasy sports sites 'draft kings' and 'fan duel' will head to court today in new york. they're set to ask an appellate court to allow the sites to continue to operate in the state. new york's attorney general is suing the sites, claiming they're running an illegal gambling operation. a judge shut down the websites with a temporary injunction last month, but that ruling was shut down by an appellate court. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highs in the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight in the middle 20s. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30 on this monday, january 4th. your top stories this morning... today is the last day to apply for federal financial aid here in south carolina if you were a victim of october's floods. nearly 100-thousand people have already registered for help from fema. once you apply, you need provide certain documentation, like your id and proof that you own the home that was damaged. the deadline to register for help is tonight at 11:59. plus... tim miller says we're expecting to see some cold weather here in the midlands as we head
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first full week of 2016. he has your first alert forecast and more on why you'll want to bundle up as you head out the door this morning. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highs in the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight in the middle 20s.
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in the alert center this morning. six people are confirmed dead after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake strikes india near the myanmar border monday morning. 100 more people were also reported injured. the death and injuries were caused by falling debris. india officials say there was damage to residential and government buildings in the city of imphal. the earthquake hit a veryyemote part of india overnight while most were sleeping. emergency crews are working to provide relief and rescue.
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troopers are still looking into the death of a teenager...who was hit and killed by the driver of an s-u-v in aiken county. the aiken county coroner says 15-year old david crutchfield was walking along north street near new ellenton last night when he was hit. he says 20-year old raymond burns was behind the wheel....and that he originally left the scene of the crash. but he later turned hielf in to highway patrol. the investigation is ongoing. a boil water advisory has been lifted in one area of lexington county...while it remains in effect in another. anyone living in the 400, 500 and 600 blocks of old barnwell road, lynn drive, bel-air drive and in the savannah woods subdivision no longer need to boil their water this morning. meanwhile people living in and around the leaphart road area in west columbia are still being asked to boil their water this morning. the water was shut off saturday morning to relocate several water lines due to an sc-dot road project. once completed, the water line sprang a leak and crews had to fix it before the water was turned back on. people in the area will need to boil water for at least one full
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richland county deputies are investigating a weekend crash scene as a murder. deputies say someone called in a motorcycle crash at long green parkway and churchland drive in columbia just before 3am on sunday. when deputies arrived, they discovered the driver- who was dead- had a bullet wound to his upper body. if you have any information that can help investigators call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc. a man is recovering in the hospital after he was stabbed several times over the weekend. now, 3 men are behind bars for attempted murder. richland county deputies say just before 5:30 saturday night -- andrew and marlon gathers and jarivs hurst - who is not pictured - attacked and stabbed a man multiple times at the title max on broad r rer road. deputies say andrew gathers sliced off one of his fingers in the attack. doctors were able to reattach the finger. deputies tracked down the suspects in the 2000 block of ramsgate drive. they were transported to alvin s. glenn detention center while they await a bond hearing. the development of a sickle cell center in
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pioneer died over the weekend. dennis littles passed away saturday evening due to a long battle with sickle cell. dennis was featured on awareness in august to promote a fundraiser to help get the center off the ground. before his death dennis had to drive 2 hrs to charleston for his doctor and about an hour to columbia for his nurse. he felt he was called to help many like him in sumter still in need of a center. he was able to start-up "bread of life community outreach sickle cell center" -- still in it's beginning stages. he was 32. members of a north carolina churchchre giving extra thanks after a potential tragedy turned into a moment of celebration. during a new year's eve service in fayetteville, an armed man walked in. the pastor, who is also a city councilman and a retired soldier, says he asked the man to hand over his rifle as he began to pray and asked the rest of the congregation to pray. "when i told the congregation, 'it's ok, he wants prayer,' and i began to pray for him, and the power of god hit, and he fell to his knees and began to cry, weep, and he had his face on the ground.
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that young man's heart." the man sat in the front pew for the rest of the service until police arrived. no charges have been filed. pastor larry wright told nbc news the man involved was a parolee and military veteran suffering from post- traumatic stress syndrome. wright says the man's wife had recently been diagnosed with a serious illness, and he was not taking his medication, and that he needed money. the man is currently getting treatment at a mental health facility. coming up on news 10 sunrise... republican presidential candidate ben carson is speaking out after his top staffers left his campaign
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what the retired neurosurgeon is saying after the drama leading into the new year. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold
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expect highs for the first day republican presidential candidate ben carson is speaking out after his top staffers left his campaign. the retired pediatric neurosurgeon spoke about the departure of his chief of staff, communications director and policy director. presidential candidate we have had very good people, very good ideas and no one predicted that we would in the hunt. a novice in this area, with no background, no campaign, no funding mechanism, so really it's quite spectacular what we were able to do. the fact of the matter is now we're in a different ball game and we need the ability to execute and not just have good ideas. carson's former campaign manager barry bennett says he's furious about carson's business manager's role. he says interviews were reportedly arranged that the campaign was not aware of.
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candidate marco rubio kicked off the new year here in south carolina. rubio talked about issues ranging from healthcare to foreign policy and defense spending over the weekend. rubio and several republican candidates are expected to appear in south carolina this month campaigning before the state primaries. congressman joe wilson is laying out his legislative plans for the new year. he plans to hold three news conferences across the 2nd congressional district in our state today to discuss his top priorities in 2016. one of those news conferences will be held at 10 this morning at his midlands district office. we'll be there and will have more for you later today on wis. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highs in the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight
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the next powerball winner will have a chance to claim one of the
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prizes this week when the jackpot grows to roughly $400 million. lottery officials say no one claimed saturday's $334 million prize. when the jackpot reaches $400 million, it when the jackpot reaches $400 million, it might exceed the size of the sixth-largest prize in powerball history. that was a $399.4 million prize won in 2013 by someone from here in south carolina. the odds of winning the powerball jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. the next drawing will be held
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pasta lovers- today is your day! it's national spaghetti day on this monday! spaghetti is said to be the most commonly consumed pasta. this video shows a new orleans restaurant creating a 500 pound bowl of pasta and sauce. it's a whole lotta pasta! of course, spaghetti i i typically eaten with tomato o sauce. grab some spaghetti for lunch and enjoy! we've got plenty more of today's top local and national headlines coming up right after the break. stay with us right here this
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the deadline to register is tonight at 11:59. however, for those not eligible for the federal aid -- there are some alternatives. our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with the details. according to fema representatives almost 100-thousand people have applied for assistance since october's flood. but, they say only about 30 percent of applicants were approved. officials with the south carolina emergency management division say if you are declined fema assistance -- you are then deferred to the small business administration for their low-interest loan program. if you're declined that program -- you are referred back to fema for what's called an other needs assessment which goes through other programs available to you. all of the volunteer agencies that were available through the flood -- are still available and very active in helping people repair their damaged homes. and emergency officials say they in the winter season. "right now we are still heavily involved in the recovery effort from the october flood. it's still very early on in the recovery.
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finish that up as quickly as recovery effort from the october flood. it's still very early on in the recovery. but we want to start to finish that up as quickly as possible because we're very concerned about winter storms -- the potential for ice storms coming up in late january, early february. and heaven forbid we should get any severe weather as we hit prime tornado time in the spring." emergency officials urge that if you haven't applied for any kind of assistance, whether it's through the federal government or through the state, you need to apply immediately, even if you believe you'll be denied. we've got what you need to know right on our website, wistv.com. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. south carolinians who were unable to work in october due to the flooding disaster have received more than $1.2 million in unemployment benenets. that's according to reports from the associated press. employees, those who are self-employed and business owners were eligible to
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prove they lost income because of the disaster. tax breaks that amazon shoppers in our state enjoyed are now no more. the sales tax break the state legislature gave to amazon back in 2011 expired on new year's day. south carolina was among 10 states that gave amazon a temporary tax reprieve in exchange for jobs and investment. the seattle-based company has fought for years to remain exempt from collecting sales taxes from its customers. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day those lower gas prices at the
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stay in the new year. estimates from tripe-a say gas bargain this year. triple-a says the annual average price of gas in 2016 will be between $2.25 and $2.45 a gallon. that would be cheaper, or at least cocoarable, to last year's average of $2.40 per gallon. we've got some saving tips for new year's shoppers. fat wallet dot com says january shoppers can find up to 50 percent off savings for fitness equipment and apparel. the warm weather has slowed retail sales for cold weather apparel, so now is a good time to stock up on winter clothes. some stores will also offer up to 60 percent off winter clothes this month. facebook's founder mark zuckerberg is making a major resolution for the new year. zuckerberg says his goal for 2016 is to create an artificial intelligence system. zuckerberg posted that he wanted
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zuckerberg is known for keeping up with his resolutions. last year, he said he would read a new book every two weeks. back in 2010, he voted to learn mandarin chinese, and he recently gave a 2 minute speech in that language. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in subject line. you can also mail photos to: birthday board po box 367 columbia, sc 29202 please give two weeks advanced notice. photos cannot be returned.
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at least six people are dead and 50 more are injured after a 6 point 7 magnitude earthquake hit india's remote northeastern region. some buildings collapsed in the area of about 270- thousand people on sunday. the powerful six-point- eight magnitude quake struck while many residents were asleep. the number of people dead is still expected to rise. rescue efforts were reportedly hampered by power outages. 17 guantanamo bay prison detainees are cleared for release and are expected to be transferred this week. last month, defense secretary ash carter told members of congress that the 17 detainees would be sent to other countries. once the prisoners are moved, there will be 90 detainees left. 59 of them are not eligible to
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another country, so they would need to be moved to a prison in the u-s if guantanamo is closed. president obama vowed to close the prison when he was first elected back in 2009. a group that investigates complaints against chicago police will speak about plans to revamp the agency today. the head of the independent police review authority will hold a press conference today. it comes in the wake of deadly shooting incidents involving chicago police officers. one of which included a teen who was shot 16 times last year. the u-s department of justice is investigating how blue bell creameries handled the ice cream contamination linked to 10 reported cases of listeria. three of those believed to be sickened by blue bell frozen treats died. prosecutors are examining whether the company executives committed wrongdoing in their handling of the outbreak. those traveling in portland, oregon ran into some trouble after a weekend of snow. snow and ice accumulated over the weekend making area roadways slick and dangerous. conditions were complicated by strong
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more snow and sleet, along with possible freezing rain is in the forecast for the portland and vancouver metro area. the national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory through today. another shot of cold air arrives monday as a cold canadian ridge of high pressure shifts southward, expect highs for the first day of the week to settle on the low 50s. tuesday will be the coldest day of the week with highs in the middle 40s during the daytime and overnight in the middle 20s. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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apply for federal aid if you were a victim of october floods. what you need to do if you have not t applied. and -- another court hearing fofo a former north charleston police officer charged with murder. what the lawyers of michael slager are asking a judge today. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese.
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we waited, and waited, and waited -- and the cold weather appears to have arrived finally as we are now 4 days into the new year. temperatures fell below 40 overnight -- and tim miller says by the time we head into tuesday -- we could be talking 20s. let's get your 6am started with a check on your first alert forecast. here's tim miller. get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under
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thth clock is ticking for victims of october's historic flood to register for federal assistance. the deadline to apply for fema aid is tonight at 11:59pm. our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with more on the help that's available if you still need to apply.
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are sending this morning -- if you experienced any damage during october's flood, and you still haven't applied -- you should go ahead and register before tonight's deadline. a fema representative tells me nearly 100- thousand people have registered for fema assistance. so far, about 30 percent have been eligible to receive it. but if you were denied assistance -- fema says to go ahead and reapply just in case. representatives say once you apply, you'll be asked to provide certain documentation, like id and proof that you owthe home that was damaged. going into the next several weeks -- fema says they will continue doing damage assessments for last- minute applicants. once you apply -- you can expect going to take a long time. we all realize that. we hope they will realize that. you're progressing." if you haven't registered yet, there are three ways you can register today.
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open until 6 tonight. you can call the fema hotline at 1-800-621 fema until 10pm. and registration online will be available until 11:59pm at the website on your screen. all of this information is on our website. but for those of you who are not eligible for fema assistance or miss the live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. mother nature hasn't been kind to farmers across south carolina. farmers in newberry county say even though it has been almost three months since the historic floods, they're still seeing impacts from the recent wet weather. rain that hit the midlands recently is the latest chapter in a rocky year for area farmers.
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"there's been no place for the water to go...the ground is saturatat." "nothings been as bad as this year." long says he and other farmers in newberry county are looking for any help the government can provide. they say they're hoping the colder weather will continue. seven previously closed roads have now been opened by the south carolina department of transportation. at last check over the weekend, there are 39 roads that remain closed in 19 counties because of october's flooding. this includes only one primary route closure - which is south carolina highway 193 in saluda county. crews will continue to make repairs to damaged roads as weather conditions allow. in addition, scdot is monitoring water levels and bridge conditions from the recent water release at the lake murray dam. in the wis alert center this morning. water levels of the mississippi river in missouri and illinois are beginning to recede in most places, but continue to rise in others. people living along the flood-ravaged areas say the "nightmare" is just
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home and survey the damage. we're told the cleanup and damage assessment could take weeks, even months. 25 deaths were confirmed and more than 100 homes destroyed. troopers are still investigating a weekend crash that killed one person in kershaw county. it happened saturday night. highway patrol says the driver of a chevrolet was killed when their vehicle crossed the center line on smyrna road....crashing into a pickup. two people in that vehicle were also injured...but are expected to be okay. authorities say a summerville man wanted in a homicide case..was shot and killed by a u.s. marshal in south dakota. 37-year-old lonnie powers, junior reportedly pulled out a gun when confronted by law enforcement in a sioux falls parking lot saturday. a deputy marshal then opened fire. berkeley county deputies say powers was suspected of killing 55-year-old james hill. he was found shot to death in his ridgeville home back in december. hearing is scheduled today for former north charleston police officer michael slager. paperwork filed by slager's
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continues to push for a speedy trial. but, reports say paperwork filed by the state shows that ninth circuit solicitor scarlett wilson believes the trial should be held later on in the year. slager is charged with murder in the shooting and killing walter scott back in april. a charlotte police officer who was shot during a standoff that left one other person dead, is scheduled to have surgery today. investigators say police went to serve a warrant at an apartment complex in north charlotte. when officers arrived, they say the suspect fired shots at the officers, hitting one in the ankle. officers then fired back, killing the person who they were trying to serve a warrant on. the injured officer is expected to be okay following surgery. and -- expected in your first alert forecast today. here's tim miller. and up next -- i'll have your complete morning forecast. get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will
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thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. the panthers are rolling into the playoffs as the nfl's number one team.
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just into the wis alert center
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the fbi is taking the lead in nitoring the ongoing situation in oregon where protesters and reported militiamen have occupied a federal office building. officials say at least one person is armed as a group of protestors took over the malheur national wildlife refuge. the militia is led by 40 year old ammon bundy who is protesting the government after prosecution of two harney county ranchers who were convicted of arson. they're scheduled to report to prison today. a lawyer for the two ranchers say they do not want help from bundy's group. the fbi says they are working
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tehran, to rally against saudi arabia's execution of a prominent religious leader. the muslim cleric who was executed was a vocal critic of saudi arabia's ruling family. over the weekend, saudi arabia cut off all diplomatic ties to iran due to protesters raiding the saudi embassy. they reportedly set fires and building. iran leaders say saudi arabia can't cover up the mistake of executing a religious leader by announcing the cutting of diplomatic ties. after saying all the gunmen who attacked an indian air base near the pakistan border were dead, indian officials now say at least two attackers remain and are vowing to kill them today to end a more than 48-hour siege. at least seven troops and four gunmen have been killed in the fighting so far. the attack started before dawn saturday and is seen as an attempt to undo recent improvements in the relationship between archrivals india and pakistan. the national transportation safety board has released images of the sunken 'el faro' ship.
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after getting caught in a hurricane on its way to san juan. it's considered the worst maritime disaster in nearly half a century. all 33 people on board the ship died. the ntsb hopes to find the ships black box, which could contain more information on the deadly accident. ==no toss== get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. today's picture the weather is from hunter
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send us your weather pictures to po box 367, columbia, sc 29202. send us your weather pictures to
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columbia, sc 29202. tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive with your first alert traffic. the carolina basketball program is still perfect as the men and women move into conference play. the 20th ranked men got a win saturday over memphis to improve to 13 and oh on the season. on sunday -- the number 2 ranked gamecock women looked to match that record in their conference opener against arkansas. it was the first game in 12 days for the gamecocks -- and usc was
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of the gate. it was all tied up at 9 after the first quarter. but in the second -- usc turned it on and this game quickly turned into a the road to the susur bowl in the n-f-c runs through charlotte. the carolina panthers clinched the number one seed in the playoffs sunday with a 38 to 10 win over tampa bay. the panthers needed a win, or a loss by the arizona cardinals to clinch that spot, and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. the panthers were led by cam newton, who had another big day as he has all season. with sunday's 3 touchdown performance, there's a good chance cam will end up being the league mvp. carolina has a first round bye, and will play in the divisional round two sunday's from now. carolina won't know who they play until after the wild card round this weekend. last night -- the final piece of the puzzle fell into place when the minnesota vikings beat the green bay packers on sunday night football. the vikings clinched their division with the win, while the packers are now a wild card
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here's a look at the potential scenarios for the panthers in the nfc. seattle and minnesota play sunday at 1:05, and the packers play washington at 4:40. the panthers will play the lowest seeded winner of those games, while the arizona cardinals, the other team with a 1st round buy, will play the higher seed. that means carolina will potentially face seattle, green bay, or washington, but will "not" play the vikings. as the panthers pursue the ultimate prize in the pros -- clemson chases the same dream in the college ranks. the top ranked tigers face alabama in the national title game january 11th in glendale arizona. if the tigers win head coach dabo swinney will become the second person ever to play on and be a head coach of an ap national title team. our live coverage from glendale starts friday morning. up next on sunrise -- a look at
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including the latest on president obama's push for gun control in america. jeff rossen
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buy a harness, buycompanies making bold promises on the packaging. check out this official looking seal. crash tested. others say "certified safety" and "locks into place." but experts say many of them are deceptive, they don't work in a crash and, believe it or not, pet products like this are not regulated by anyone, not even
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get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. making headlines in the day ahead -- the social services center that was the site of the mass shooting in san bernardino, california will reopen today.
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regional center will reopen while a third, where the shooting actually happened, remains closed indefinitely. a memorial service will also be held today to honor the victims. 14 people were killed and more than 20 people were injured. the attackers were later killed by police. president continues his push for more gun control today in a meeting with attorney general loretta lynch. it's expected the president-- who returned to the white house from hawaii over the weekend -- will use executive action to strengthen background checks for gun purchases. cnn is hosting a presidential town hall on guns in america this thursday. lawyers for fantasy sports sites 'draft kings' and 'fan duel' will head to court today in new york. new york's attorney general is suing the sites, claiming they're running an illegal gambling operation. a judge shut down the websites with a temporary injunction last month, but an appellate court overruled that decision giving the websites a reprieve. they're looking to extend the reprieve while the case moves to the trial stage. how does 400-million dollars sound?
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powerball winner could possibly win this week. on saturday several contestants won smaller prizes -- but no one bought the grand prize-winning ticket. the next chance to win is wednesday. the largest powerball ticket was won in florida in 2013. that person took home more than 590-million. coming up at 6:30 on sunrise -- it's a bird, it's a plane --- no! it's peyton manning! after missing more than a month with injury, and being sent to sit the bench, the legendary quarterback made a triumphant return sunday, when his team needed him most. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half hour, in just a few
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thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm len kiese. i'm mary king.
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top stories this morning -- a powerful earthquake hits india overnight -- with multiple people now confirmed dead. we'll have the latest on this story coming up in the alert center. and -- today is the last day to apply for federal financial aid if you were a victim of october's floods. nearly 100-thousand people have already registered for help from fema. once you apply, you need provide certain documentation, like your id and proof that you own the home that was damaged. the deadline to register for help is tonight at 11:59. plus -- it's beginning to feel a lot like winter. a cold start to the work week this morning. let's get a check of your forecast with tim miller. get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. new this morning-- troopers are still looking into
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was hit and killed by the driver troopers are still looking into the death of a teenager...who was hit and killed by the driver of an s-u-v in aiken county. the aiken county coroner says 15-year old david crutchfield was walking along north street near new ellenton last night when he was hit. he says 20-year old raymond burns was behind the wheel....and that he originally left the scene of the crash. but he later turned himself in to highway patrol.
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happening today-- a judge will hear a request for a speedy trial for former north charleston officer, michael slager. he's charged with the murder of walter scott. slager's attorneys say they'll be ready to go to trial this spring.. but as raycom's aaron maybin tells us, it's another charleston county shooting trial that could make them wait months longer... aaron? today's trial is certainly key for both the prosecution and the defense... according to court documents -- if a judge approves a motion for speedy trial today, the expected fall 2016 trial date could be moved to months earlier... this april. slager's attorney says he could be ready to argue the case by springtime. however--- according to court documents, solicitor scarlett wilsononith the defense says a fall 2016 date is more reasonable and necessary because she is also trying the case against suspected emanuel ame shooter dylann roof in july. wilson has told the judge the trial should be held in november at the earliest. it's been eight months since
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in the shooting death of walter scott, by shooting him in the back several times. the former north charleston officer is shown on cell phone video firing eight times as 50- year-old michael slager runs from a traffic stop. a motion to reconsider bond will also be in discususon today. the hearing will be at 3:30 p.m. from downtown charleston aaron maybin. rnn in the alert center this morning. at least 6 people have died after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook parts of india near the myanmar border monday morning. 100 more people were also reported injured. the death and injuries were caused by falling debris. india officials say there was damage to residential and government buildings in the city of imphal. the earthquake hit a very remote part of india overnight while most were sleeping. emergency crews are working to provide relief and rescue. a boil water advisory has been lifted in one area of lexington county...while it remains in effect in another. anyone living in the 400, 500 and 600 blocks of old barnwell road, lynn drive,
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savannah woods subdivision no longer need to boil their water this morning. meanwhile people living in and around the leaphart road area in west columbia are still being asked to boil their water this morning. the water was shut off saturday morning to relocate several water lines due to an sc-dot road project. once completed, the water line sprang a leak and crews had to fix it before the water was turned back on. people in the area will need to boil water for at least one full minute before using it. richland county deputies are investigating a weekend crash scene as a murder. deputies say someone called in a motorcycle crash at long green parkway and churchland drive in columbia just before 3am on sunday. when deputies arrived, they discovered the driver- who was dead- had a bullet wound to his upper body. if you have any information that can help investigators call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc. a man is recovering in the hospital after he was stabbed several times over the weekend. now, 3 men are behind bars for attempted murder. richland county deputies say just before 5:30
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marlon gathers and jarivs hurst - who is not pictured - attacked and stabbed a man multiple times at the title max on broad river road. deputies say andrew gathers sliced off one of his fingers in the attack. doctors were able to reattach the finger. deputies tracked down the suspects in the 2000 block of ramsgate drive. they were transported to alvin s. glenn detention center while they await a bond hearing. the development of a sickle cell center in sumter may be on hold after its pioneer died over the weekend. dennis littles passed away saturday evening due to a long battle with sickle cell. dennis was featured on awareness in august to promote a fundraiser to help get the center off the ground. before his death dennis had to drive 2 hours to charleston for his doctor and about an hour to columbia for his nurse. he felelhe was called to help many like him in sumter still in need of a center. he was able to start-up "bread of life community outreach sickle cell center" -- still in it's beginning stages. he was 32. members of a north carolina church are giving extra thanks after a potential tragedy turned
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during a new year's eve service in fayetteville, an armed man walked in. the pastor, who is also a city councilman and a retired soldier, says he asked the man to hand over his rifle as he began to pray and asked the rest ofofhe congregation to pray. "when i told the congregation, 'it's ok, he wants prayer,' and i began to pray for him, and the power of god hit, and he fell to his knees and began to cry, weep, and he had his face on the ground. god stepped in, and god moved on that young man's heart." pastor larry wright told nbc news the man involved was a parolee and military veteran suffering from post- traumatic stress syndrome. wright says the man's wife had recently been diagnosed with a serious illness, and he was not taking his medication, and that he needed money. the man is currently getting treatment at a mental health facility. no charges have been filed. coming up on news 10 sunrise...
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speaking out after his top staffers left his campaign last week. what the retired neurosurgeon is saying after the drama leading
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republican presidential candidate ben carson is speaking out after his top staffers left his campaign. the retired pediatric neurosurgeon spoke about the departure of his chief of staff, communications director and policy director. presidential candidate we have had very good people, very good ideas and no one predicted that we would in the hunt. a
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background, no campaign, no funding mechanism, so really it's quite spectacular what we were able to do. the fact of the matter is now we're in a different ball game and we need the ability to execute and not just have good ideas. carson's former campaign manager barry bennett says he's furious about carson's business manager's role. he says interviews were reportedly arranged that the campaign was not aware of. republican presidential candidate marco rubio kicked off the new year here in south carolina. rubio talked about issues ranging from healthcare to foreign policy and defense spending over the weekend. rubio and several republican candidates are expected to appear in south carolina this month campaigning before the state primaries. congressman joe wilson is laying oututis legislative plans for the new year. he plans to hold three news conferences across the 2nd congressional district in our state today to discuss his top priorities in 2016. one of those news conferences will be held
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midlands district office. we'll be there and will have more for you later today on wis. ==no toss== get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and weesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. "and listen to this reaction as peyton takes the field.
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"and listen to this reaction as peyton takes the field.
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it was straight out of a fairy tale -- legendary quarterback peyton manning showed the world his hall of fame career isn't over just yet. manning returned to the field sunday for the first time since november 15th -- when he was pulled from a game in which he threw 4 interceptions. he's since missed every game dealing with injuries and was benched in favor of quarterback brock osweiler. but in the 3rd quarter with his team trailing, his coach decided it was time to give him another shot. the broncos scored 20 points with manning under center on their way to a win that locked up the number one seed in the playoffs. his coach did not say whether manning would be the starter in
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three people including a minor are being held by authorities late sunday in the killing of the newly inaugurated mayor in mexico. 33 year old gisela mota was sworn into office friday as the mayor of temixco. she was shot and killed by several attackers in her home saturday morning. police say two other suspects in her death were killed by police. the mayor had pledged to tackle drug crime that has plagued that area. during a vigil sunday morning,
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presiding over the service said the killing may have been a threat to other mayors looking to do the same. 17 guantanamo bay prison detainees are cleared for release and are expected to be transferred this week. last month, defense secretary ash carter told members of congress that the 17 detainees would be sent to other countries. once the prisoners are moved, there will be 90 detainees left. 59 of them are not eligible to be transferred to another country, so they would need to be moved to a prison in the u-s if guantanamo is closed. the fbi is taking the lead in monitoring the ongoing situation in oregon where at this moment a standoff continues at a federal office building. at least one person was armed as the group of protesters took over the malheur national wildlife refuge in harney county on sunday. group leaders say they are protesting the impending imprisonment of two area ranchers and what they call the quote "tyranny" of the federal government. schools in that area are now closed this week due
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get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state this afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under sunny skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. today is the last day for flood victims in south carolina to register for fema assistance. the deadline to register is tonight at 11:59. however, for those not eligible for the federal aid -- there are some alternatives. our michal higdon is live in the newsroom with the details. according to fema representatives almost 100-thousand people have applied for assistance since october's flood. but, they say only about 30 percent of applicants were approved. officials with the south carolina emergency management division say if you
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assistance -- you are then deferred to the small business administration for their low-interest loan program. if you're declined that program -- you are referred back to fema for what's called an other needs assessment which goes through other programs available to you. all of the volunteer agencies that were available through the flood -- are still available and very active in helping people repair their damaged homes. and emergency officials say they are still very involved in the process but are encouraging you to finish repairs now that we're in the winter season. flood. it's still very early on in the recovery. but we want to start to finish that up as quickly as possible because we're very concerned about winter storms -- the potential for ice storms coming up in late january, early february. and heaven forbid we should get any severe weather as we hit prime tornado time
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emergency officials urge that if you haven't applied for any kind of assistance, whether it's through the federal government or through the state, you need to apply immediately, even if you believe you'll be denied. we've got what you need to know right on our website, wistv.com. live in the newsroom, michal higdon, wis news 10. south carolinians who were unable to work in october due to the flooding disaster have received more than $1.2 million in unemployment benefits. that's according to reports from the associated press. employees, those who are self-employed and business owners were eligible to receive benefits if they could prove they lost income because of the disaster. tax breaks that amazon shoppers in our state enjoyed are now no more. the sales tax break the state legislature gave to amazon back in 2011 expired on new year's day. south carolina was among 10 states that gave amazon a temporary tax reprieve in exchange for jobs and investment. the seattle-based company has fought for years to remain exempt from collecting sales taxes from its customers.
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coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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president obama is launching a final-year push on gun control this week. today, the president will meet with attorney general loretta lynch to discuss options for tougher gun restrictions. in the coming days, he is expected to announce a new executive action with the goal of expanding background checks on gun sales. a hearing is scheduled today for former north charleston police officer michael slager. paperwork filed by slager's attorney continues to push for a speedy trial. but, reports say paperwork filed by the state shows that ninth circuit solicitor scarlett wilson believes the trial should be held later on in the year. slager is charged with murder in the shooting and killing of walter scott back in april. troopers are still looking into the death of a teenager...who was hit and killed by the driver of an s-u-v in aiken county. the coroner says 15-year old david crutchfield was walking along north street near new ellenton last night when he was hit. investigators say 20-year old raymond burns was behind the wheel, and left the scene of the crash. but he later turned himself in
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a boil water advisoso has been lifted in one area of lexington county...while it remains in effect in another. anyone living in the 400, 500 and 600 blocks of old barnwell road, lynn drive, bel-air drive and in the savannah woods subdivision no longer need to boil their water this morning. meanwhile people living in and around the leaphart road area in west columbia are still being asked to boil their water. the water was shut off saturday morning to relocate several water lines due to an sc-dot road project. once completed, the water line sprang a leak and crews had to fix it before the water was turned back on. people in the area will need to get ready for a big taste of winter the next few days. a cold front will move through the state thisl& afternoon temperatures will top at near 50 with clear skies the bottom will fall out of the thermometer, look for overnight lows in the middle 20s. tuesday and wednesday under
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skies we'll only see the upper 40s. things warm up and chances of rain increase by thursday. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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good morning. breaking overnight. donald trump's first television ad of his presidential campaign out this morning, and the republican front-runner is pushing all the buttons. >> the politicians can pretend it's something else, b b donald trump calls it radical islamic terrorism. >> as former president bill
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