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today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. how richland county is spending funds from its transportation penny tax is
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-- and a lot of scrutiny. now, a county council member is proposing a solution he hopes will restore the public's trust in the program. news 10's chad mills has the story. it was a shocking letter to richland county councilman seth rose. "i was deeply concerned when i first saw the letter, and i immediately started looking at ways to take the bull by the horns." he's talking about this letter that was sent from the department of revenue to richland county early last month. in it, the d-o-r says it discovered discrepancies and possible illegal activity related to the county's penny tax for transportation projects. an audit that rose says shakes public confidence in the county. "there's no question. my trust in the program's been shaken after reading the letter." so rose has e-mailed three motions to the county clerk. one would change the way council approves purchase orders related to the penny tax. another would payback funds spent from the penny tax account on an
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small businesses in the process. "penny revenues should only go to moving dirt, repaving roads, funding the bus system, greenways, and walkways. that's where the penny revenue should go to." finally, and most notably, rose's plan calls for getting regular citizens more involved in oversight. it would revamp a citizens' advisory committee and give it more teeth. members would be able to flag issues they discover, the committee would prepare audits, and its chairman would be made an ex-officio member of the county council's transportation ad-hoc committee. "being an ex-officio member would allow the chairperson to not only have a vote on a recommendation that comes out from there, but it would also allow them to be in all conversations and privileged to all documents." the penny tax already has a cititen-based advisory committee, but hayes mizell, the chairman, says it isn't working. "at present, whatever we have to say doesn't carry much weight." mizell says his committee
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office, or even a phone and serves a "symbolic" purpose -- the reason he's supporting rose's motions. "i think it's a very constructive, positive motion, and i hope county council will give it serious consideration." chad mills reporting. councilman rose does expect pushback after it's placed on next week's agenda. he also believes it's still doing that should come from the general fund. for the first time in nearly nine months--the former north charleston police officer caught on video shooting a man is out of jail. michael slager was released last night after he was granted bond by a charleston county judge. in april, he was arrested for killing walter scott as scott ran from a traffic stop in north charleston. a judge monday also announced slager's trial
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that the decision to release slager on bond was partly due to the amount of time he would have to wait until his trial. slager has been ordered to remain on house arrest and to have no contact with the scott family. investigators in orangeburg county expect more answers today in the case of a person found dead at the scene of a house fire. firefighters found the victim around 3:30 yesterday morning at a house on old number 6 highway in elloree. the coroner's office is working to identify the person and sled is investigating the fire. an autopsy is scheduled for later this morning. investigators are asking for your help to find out who killed a motorcyclist over the weekend. sunday morning, highway patrol found 36- year-old adrian silva crashed on longreen parkway near churchland drive. he was dead at the scene and responders discovered he had been shot. now they're asking you to call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have any information. in columbia, a man is now facing charges for a
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claimed the life of a passenger in his car. columbia police say piere ray was driving on two notch road on december 24th when he lost control of his car, hit a curb, and crashed into several metal poles and a brick wall. james lightbourne was riding in the car at the time. police say lighbourne died yesterday at the hospital. ray is charged with felony dui resulting in death and possession of marijuana. policeceay ray was speeding g right before the crash. we're told he's still in the hospital. west columbia officials say a portion of the city will have to boil their water for at least another day. over the weekend, a water line servicing the leaphart road area was relocated due to a road widening project near mineral springs road. originally, the water was only supposed to be shut off on saturday. but delays in completing the project meant no water for residents in that area for the full weekend. the boil advisory is in effect for residents who stay between the 29- hundred and 36-hundred blocks of leaphart road. we're told it will be lifted
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the federal government is holding public meetings this week to determine industry interest in putting up wind turbines off the south carolina coast. the first meeting is today in charleston. the bureau of ocean energy management has identified almost 12- hundred nautical square miles of ocean with the potential to be leased with the largest tract off the coast of myrtle beach. another meeting will be held there later this week. some great news for ththreal estate market in the carolinas. both north and south carolina are ranked as two of the top states in the country that people are moving to. that's according to the 2015 national movers study by united van lines. south carolina is the 2nd most popular moving destination, while north carolina came in 5th. a spokesperson for united van lines says that many people are moving into the carolinas from up north to enjoy the warmer climate. oregon was the top moving destination. president obama is expected to announce his plan to change gun control in the country this morning...through executive
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the white house says the first of those changes include strengthening and clarifying background check laws already on the books. the president is also proposing putting more money into research for smarter gun technology to reduce the risk of accidental shootings...and a 500 million dollar investment to improve mental heheth care. brian mooar has the details. taking action he says congress won't ... president obama announced he'll use his executive powers to tighten america's gun laws. "it's not going to keep every gun out of the hands of criminals. it will will potentially save lives." clarifying which gun sellers are required to conduct background checks ... and adding more federal workers to process those checks ... the white house says those are just a few changes on the way. republicans are wary.
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taking away our guns; we beat the bad guys by using our guns." presidential candidate :46-:54 "the president has not even attempted to point to a single mass shooting these actions he proposes would have prevented, because there isn't one. at a gun show near atlanta ... this dealer suggests the government ought to focus on the mentally ill. "that's to me where the money needs to flow, is to help the people that need help." but this longtime gun owner says sheriff david ward says he wants to talk directly to the members of the group now occupying malheur national wildlife refuge. the group's original goal was to keep two local ranchers dwight and steven hammond from going to prison for burning brush on federal land. but now the two have turned themselves in...and now the sheriff says protestors
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down. "this event has significantly impacted our community. our goal is to work together and restore calm and regular services for the people of that community." the hammond's relatives say the protesers don't speak for them. they say they will seek clemency from president obama. the usc men's basketball team gets ready for some tougher competition as they tip-off sec play tonight. plus -- the alabama crimson tide prepares to face clemson and their talented quarterback deshaun watson. rick henry has these stories and more in your morning sportswrap.
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able to stop clemson quarterback deshaun watson? they'll have to at least be able to slow down the tigers'
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want to claim the national championship a week from tonight. watson put on quite a show in last week's semifinal win over oklahoma. deshaun passed for just 187 yards and one touchdown.....but he ran for 145 yards and another score to lead clemson to a 37 to 17 win over the sooners. alabama worked out today in tuscaloosa. the crimson tide defenders will spend plenty of time over the next few days talking about mr. watson.
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bit i've seen deshaun watson is a very athletic quarterback. he reminds us of josh dobbs from tennessee so we'll go look at that game and see how we handled things then. we have to do a good job of containing him and get a lot of pressure on him. dabo:deshaun watson, he's the best player in the country. it's just that simple. you know, people can have their own opinions or whatever, but there ain't a better one than no. 4. this guy is special in every sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with
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see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. break 2 a dalzell man fought until the end to raise awareness of sickle cell disease.
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however, as wis' meaghan norman tells us, others are vowing to soldier on. "dennis is good. he did what he had to do. he lived his purpose. there was nothing else left for
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dennis littles devoted his life to making sure people knew about blood cells that restrict the flow of blood and oxygen. the body then goes through crises --- extremely painful episodes that often require blood transfusions. last august on awareness, littles shared some of his struggle. "how is your lifestyle different, how is your lifestyle compromised by this disease?" "well, it's very complicated people you want to do things like other people. you want to go out, you want to have fun, you want to participate in different things. my childhood i wanted to play basketball and i did at one point but i ended up going into a crises and i no longer could play basketball."
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his life. but ask his family and friends --- "you never saw him sad and down on the outside. his spirit was always high." "he may be in the hospital later that night he would still go to church and dance and do whatever god put in him to do." he started a nonprofit last year -- bread of life community outreach ministry. he had hopes of building an infusion center in sumter to help patients have more convenient access to treatment -- many having travel to columbia or charleston on a weekly or monthly basis. "right now, it's his vision and we're just trying to see it he wanted that on the map before continue his dream while it. he never stops. if he had something in mind, he never stopped." a gofundme account has been set up to help with
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his 'bread of life community outreach ministry' will continue. for more information, go to wis tv dot com and click on this story. a new study may reveal a link between childhood cancer and heart problems later on in life. the study found that a significant number of cancer survivors who died up to 30 years after their diagnosis had enlarged hearts, abnormal rhythms or valve diseases. the cause of these problems stems from the lasting effects of chemotherapy and radiation. many of the patients were younger and had no symptoms of their heart conditions. still to come this morning on sunrise... as the panthers head to the playoffs...the queen city is getting ready for an influx of fired up fans how the carolina panthers' success on the field this season is giving a boost to the charlotte economy. break 3 i'm katy tur in lowell,
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donald trump continues to swing at hillary clinton using her husband bill as the
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he's also getting a little bit of flak for his very first tv ad. in it, he shows the moroccan border, not the u.s. mexico border. a lot of people out there saying this ititas a big mistake, the trump campaign responding that it was 100 percent intentional; that's what our border will look like if there is no trump wall. that, plus, hillary clinton and bill clinton's response or non-response coming up, this morning, on the today show. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday
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after the panthers clinched the home field advantage in sunday's win, fans wanting to get to the next game will need deep pockets. steve crump has more from charlotte. wear and tear on battered turf plus heavy rain in recent days brought the urgent need for repairs. fixing the field at bank of america stadium remains a major priority at the place the panthers call home. "the nice thing is we'll have a whole extra week for the field to be fixed. i know they're gonna go ahread and lay the sod down. i think they're doing that right now." check out the websites connected to major hotels in center city, and it's easy to see that most rooms the night before the january 17th play off game at home are gone. one exception with limited space we found was the dunhill hotel where the asking price for a single room is nearly 600 dollars. sucess of the panther's is offering a shrewd lesson in economics. "it says we need more hotel rooms, and luckily we've got 21 hundred hotel rooms that are either
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it's not just high dollar hotel rooms with soaring rates. tickets for the big game are being hawked for as much as five thousand dollars. " we think this is football. this is more than football. this is city building. the nfl is an incredibly powerful engine." "we're all gonna have our opinions sitting here behind a microphone." phone lines were loaded at the wfnz dog house. that's where former panther frank garcia sized up the plus side of having home field advantage. "it's security. it's confidence. it's having your familiar surroundings. it's having your fans. that's steve crump reporting. the panthers play at home on january 17th. which opponent that will be is still up in the air. the time is now 4:--
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a public bus in china. we're following the latest developments in the alert center. plus... managing your finances in the year ahead. what you need to know to keep your wallet full and your debt to a minimum as we dive into 2016. plus... weather today. it's tuesday, january 5th. 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
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tim miller says the cold streak will continue this week as you prepare to start your day. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with thehe temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday.
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this morning. 17 people have been killed and more than 30 injured in a suspected arson attack on a public bus in a northern chinese province. take a look at this video from the incident. it happened tuesday morning in the city of yinchuan. police say they are seeking a 33 year old man suspected of setting the bus ablaze. china has seen several cases of arson on public transport in recent years. some were blamed on people who are mentally unstable or who are seeking revenge against society. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. for the first time in nearly nine months--the former north charleston police officer
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a man is out of jail. michael slager was released last night after he was granted bond by a charleston county judge. in april, he was arrested for shooting and killing walter scott as he ran from a traffic stop in north charleston. a judge also announced slager's murder trial has been set for october -- and that the decision to release him on bond was partly due to the amount of time he would have to wait until his trial. slager has been ordered to remain on house arrest and to have no contact with the scott family. an autopsy is scheduled this morning for a person found dead after a house fire in orangeburg county. firefighters found the victim around 3:30 monday morning at a home on old number 6 highway in elloree. the coroner's office is working to identify the person and sled is currently investigating the fire. eight charlotte- mecklenburg police officers are on administrative duty- per policy- after a man wanted for murder was shot and killed by police sunday night. officers were serving the murder warrant for germonta wallace at an apartment complex in charlotte sunday night. police say that's when wallace
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hitting one of the officers... and officers returned fire, killing wallace. the officer who was hit in the foot is expected to be okay. police say wallace and another man- who has turned himself in- were wantetein connection to the murder of a man who was found dead in a burning car in gastonia. the deadline has now passed for victims from october's deadly floods to apply for federal financial assistance. flood victims had until 11:59 p-m last night to file an application. disaster recovery centers will remain open indefinitely to help people complete the registration process and to answer any questions they have along the way, but they will no longer be le to start new applications. visit the big red 10 on our website at wis tv dot com for a list of disaster recovery centers. sce&g officials say they are keeping an eye on lake murray as more rain is expected to move in later this week. right now, those levels are hovering at 358 feet--less than two feet below full pool. utility representative eric boomhower, water is being released through spill gates to create more
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flow in. the operation is completed through the saluda hydro plant. "anytime we run that power plant, it actually releases water from lake murray into the lower saluda river as part of our normal operations. we've been running that plant and will continue to run it and will continue with the goal of trying to create enough storage capacity." the "full pool" level of 360 feet level is mandated by federal law. boomhower says if the dam reaches emergency levels, law enforcement will notify people if they need to evacuate. members from west columbia's city council are gearing up for their first council meeting of the new year. tonight council members are expected to give a final vote on the development for the property across the street from the west columbia riverwalk. the are concerns about the number of housing units on the later today on wis. columbia city council leaders are also expected
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several top items are on the agenda including an agreement regarding technical consulting support for the gills creek watershed environmental project. you may remember the gills creek experienced significant flooding back in october. council members are also expected to talk more about an agreement between the city of columbia and a telecommunications company regarding funds related to the bull street development. plans have been approved to tear down a columbia public housing complex. more than 600 people living at nzalez gardens will have the option of moving to other subsidized housing around the city or outside columbia-- all at the government's expense. demolition on the 75- year-old units could happen as early as 2017. people will have to be out by this coming december. vouchers will be given to help with relocation costs. columbia police officers are spending the first week of 2016 giving back to our community. eight new officers were sworn into office yesterday. afterwards, instead of getting out into the field, they went on to serve others. it's part of their "beyond the
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designed to show the public another side of law enfofoement. this morning, the officers will be working at the washington street united methodist church soup kitchen. as we move into the new year -- one study shows money management is near the top of many resolution lists. our michal higdon is taking a look at where it stacks up and how to rework your wallet in 2016. fidelity investments says financial resolutions come in as the second most popular resolution with 37 percent of americans vowing to try and save more, spend less and pay off debt. we spoke with a financial expert here in the midlands, karen jenkins, who says the biggest way to help achieve your goal is to plan. she says make a budget -- with exactly how much money you have to work with. that includes what you can pay down in debt versus what you have for expenses... and allocating it from each paycheck. jenkins says do not ignore your debt... many folks overspent for the
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to fix it. "you want to be in a position where you can go in and cut back. there are certain things you can do, 'let's stop eating out every day, let's stop going to dinner every day, let's brown-bag it for a while.' as americans, we are slaves to immediate gratification and don't do a lot of thinking about should have done something differently.'" jenkins suggests living by the one-third rule. use one-third for savings, one-third for reducing debt, and one-third for the rest. i'll have more details on that coming up in the next half hour -- plus what jenkins recommends as we head into tax season. live in the studio, michal higdon, wis news 10. and tim miller's getting your day started with y yr first alert forecast. both tuesday and wednesday highs will struggle in the mid/upper 40s with sunny to partly cloudy skies. the next chance for rain arrives
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coming up on news 10 sunrise... we're expected to hear from president obama today as he'll explain a series from president obama today as he works to tighten the nation's gun laws. why he's receiving some backlash on the matter from some presidential candidates. later this morning, president
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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,
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and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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nation's gun laws without congress getting involved. he's already getting some flak from republicans. tracie potts has more on the president's proposed plan from washington this morning. after getting the o-k from his attorney general and fbi director that it's constitutional, later this morning president obama plans to announce new measures he's taking on his own to tighten gun laws. "it's not going to prevent every mass shooting, it's not going to keep every gun out of the hands of a criminal, it will potentially save lives." the president's executive orders will partially close the gun show loophole - requiring more people who buy weapons at gun shows to get background checks. "unfortunately we need things in place now - because people have just gotten out of control" republican candidates accuse president obama of gutting the 2nd amendment: presidential candidate :43-:50 "president obama's executive actions limiting gun rights will
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the criminals or the terrorists who target them." presidential candidate :52-:56 "we don't beat bad guys by taking away our guns. we beat the bad guys by using our guns." presidential candidate :58-1:09 "but you know what the president will be doing in the next week is an executive order. the next president on the very first day could wipe it away." the political stakes are high. the president's doing several public events this week to gain public support. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. thousands of people attended a memorial service for the victims of last month's terrorist attack in san bernardino, california. the mourners gathered yesterday, while hundreds of workers returned to work at the inland regional center for the first time since the attack. 14 people were killed and 22 others were injured. the memorial featured a religious speech, inspirational
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york city mayor rudy giuliani. california governor jerry brown also attended to show his support. georgia governor nathan deal has repealed his executive order that barred state agencies from assisting syrian refugees. deal announced the order yesterday, just days after georgia attorney general sam olens said that georgia can't legally resist the resettlement of syrian refugees. in november, following the paris terrorist attacks, deal joined other governors who were against the acceptance of syrian refugees. israeli police continue their manhunt for a gunman suspected of killing two people and injuring several others in tel aviv last week. nashat milhem is suspected of opening fire at a bar on friday. family members say milhem was a troubled man who was traumatized after his cousin was killed by police back in 2006. friday's attack came after three months of palestinian attacks against israeli civilians and soldiers. the body of missing country singer craig strickland has now been found. oklahoma highway patrol officers say they found strickland's body monday near an area called bear
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strickland was a member of the band called 'backroad anthem.' the 29-year-old singer and his friend chase morland were both reported missing on december 27th after they went duck hunting during a winter storm. morland's body was found last week. the illinois river continues to rise, leaving many residents concerned and watching the river after floods hit the area. town officials in naples say a pump has been installed to handle water that left many areas saturated. they say they are optimistic that the pump will help with water levels. but, they say it can only help if the heavy rains stop. rain is expected to continue in that area thursday and friday. meanwhile in missouri, folks are working to get things back to normal after the rare winter floods that hit most of the state during the holidays. the flood brought a record milestone crest along the mississippi river. some areas in the state reportedly received up to 11 inches of rain. at least 25 people have died in both missouri and illinois. burrrr! cold start to this
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20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. just days before the national championship game in glendale, arizona,
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swinney gave an update on dedensive end shaq lawson. lawson left the semifinal game against oklahoma with a knee injury. dabo says lawson is now able to practice and he's optimistic he'll be able to play in the big game. our sports team will be in clemson today to talk to dabo and the players before the big matchup against alabama next week. they're heading to arizona on friday to prepare for monday's game. meanwhile, the usc men's basketball team kicks off sec play tonight. the team heads to auburn to take on the tigers at six p-m. usc improved to 13 and oh with a tough 86 to 76 win over memphis saturday night. the team is now ranked 20th in the coaches poll and 22nd in the a-p poll. you can watch tonight's game on
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usc football coach will muschamp has filled another position on his coaching staff. coach muschamp officially announced the hiring of kurt roper as the gamecocks' co-offensive coordinator and quarterback's coach yesterday. roper worked with muschamp at the university of florida for one season in 2014 as the gators offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. roper spent this past season working in the nfl as the cleveland browns' senior offensive assistant coach. coming up on news 10 sunrise... a big chill hits the pacific northwest- as those living in portland, oregon have to deal with icy road conditions and power outages. how the city is coping with the cold streak in the first week of 2016. chef jeff: i'm going to take a little bit of the scallions here. i'm going to make a beautiful dressing.
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in kansas last night. the union pacific train was reportedly heading to texas when it derailed at around five p-m. the train had 166 rail cars and six locomotives attached to it. no injuries were reported and no hazardous materials were released. the problems continue for german automaker volkswagen. the epa and justice department are suing the company over its emissions cheating software. volkswagen is being accused of violating u-s environmental rules. the agencies are seeking up to 18 billion dollars in civil penalties. volkswagen has admitted that its diesel cars had illegal software installed to cheat emissions tests. about 500-thousand volkswagen and audi vehicles in the u-s are affected by the scandal. meanwhile, automakers are expected to report the december sales of new vehicles in the country. december is expected to be the fourth straight month where the pace of auto sales was greater than 18-million vehicles. trucks and suvs are currently
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demand due to gas prices being at their lowest in seven years. the final total of last year's auto sales is expected to fall around 17 point five million dollars, which would make 2015 the strongest year for auto sales in history. the plan to make school lunches healthier might be working. a new study looked at over 7,000 middle andnd highschoolers in the state of washington before and after the new meal standards went into effect in 2012. the rules require at least one serving of fruits or vegetables per meal. researchers found students are now getting more vitamins and minerals in their meals, and that school meal participation did not change. temperatures are dropping and ice has covered roads in portland, oregon, as the city goes through a chill strk. schools and state offices were closed in the city on monday as crews worked throughout the day to spread salt on insterstates and major roads. temperatures barely rose above freezing. freezing rain also coated power lines and trees, which snapped and caused widespread power outages. forecasters say portlanders may not see relief from the chilly weather
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burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few thanks for starting your day
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good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. two people can eat all this food for $9.99. -and it's all my favorites. -yeah. two conene or two burgers, and two tots and two drinks. -yeah. -it's like i'm seeing double. totally. speaking of double... look. maybe they wanna hang out. -yeah, i'll talk to 'em. -just be cool. -i'll be cool. -no, you're not gonna be cool. (yells) you guys wanna hang out sometime? oh, man. i think i nailed it. see and eat double.
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and stop by for buy one get one free wgs on monday nights.
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i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this tuesday, january 5th. your top stories this morning... former north charleston police officer michael slager is now out of jail. he was released last night after he was granted bond by a charleston county judge. slager was arrested back in april for killing walter scott as scott ran from a traffic stop in north charleston. slager's trial is set for october. plus... the big chill continues here in the midlands. tim miller says you should probably grab some gloves and a scarf as you head out this morning. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday
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highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. first alert traffic report just into the alert center this morning. kuwait has become the latest
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saudi arabia in its escalating tension with iran. just this morning, kuwait recalled its ambassador to tehran, citing "torching and sabotage activities" of iranian demonstrators. it stemmed from the execution of a shiite cleric and led to an attack against the saudi embabay in tehran. the saudis cut diplomatic relations with iran over the attack, suspending all flights to and from iran. and several countries lined up alongside the kingdom. 3 other countries are also recalling their ambassadors, including bahrain, the uae, and sudan. world powers are weighing in including the us, russia and china hoping to calm tensions.
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solutions to the department of revenue's accusation that the county allegedly violated laws and procedures with its transportation penny tax. councilman seth rose has e-mailed three motions to the county clerk that look to strengthen accountability and transparency in the penny tax process. one of the motions would give more teeth to a citizen's oversight committee and even give the chairman of that committee a vote on the county council's transportation ad hoc committee. that everyday-citizen would also be able to flag any issues he or she discovers. the watchdog committee would also help produce an annual audit of the transpopoation penny tax for council members. "well, after reading the dor letter, obviously, i was very concerned about the issues that were raised, and i want to take the bull by the horns and get something done to effectuate positive change. have to move forward. we have to make the program better and more accountable, and i've sponsored three motions that i think would do that. they're probably not the only fixes that richland county is going to have to make, but they're three major stepepin
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he expects the three motions will be on the county council's agenda next week, however, he is anticipating pushback. west columbia officials say a portion of the city will have to boil their water for at least another day. over the weekend, a water line servicing the leaphart road area was relocated due to a road widening project near mineral springs road. originally, the water was only supposed to be shut off on saturday. but delays in completing the project meant no water for residents in that area for the full weekend. the boil advisory is in effect for residents who stay between the 29- hundred and 36-hundred blocks of leaphart road. we're told it will be lifted sometime tomorrow. in columbia, a man is now facing charges for a christmas eve crash that has now claimed the life of a passenger in his car. columbia police say piere ray was driving on two notch road on december 24th when he lost control of his car, hit a curb, and crashed into several metal poles and a brick wall. james lightbourne was riding in the car at the time. police say lighbourne died yesterday at the
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ray is charged with felony dui resulting in death and possession of marijuana. police say ray was speeding right before the crash. we're told he's still in the hospital. investigators are asking for your help to find out who killed a motorcyclist over the weekend. sunday morning, highway patrol found 36-year-old adrian silva crashed on longreen parkway near churchland drive. he was dead at the scene and responders discovered he had been shot. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have any information. a former football coach for the clemson tigers and the citadel has died. jimmy "red" parker coached clemson from 1973 to 1976. before that he coached for seven seasons at the citadel and was also an assistant coach at vanderbilt and mississippi. parker was coaching high school according to the school district he coached for he was 84. tonight longtime charleston mayor joe riley will end his 40 years in office with a farewell address. riley is expected to address the city tonight in
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live. he's served as mayor longer than anyone in the city's 345-year history and is credited with leading charleston through an urban renewal that has made the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. also tonight, the federal government is holding a public meeting in charleston to determine interest in putting up wind turbines off the south carolina coast. the bureau of ocean energy management has identified almost 1,200 nautical square miles of ocean with the potential to be leased. the largest area is off the coast of myrtle beach with smaller tracts off the coast of charleston and other areas. other meetings will be held later this week. the government is taking comments through jan. 25. police in myrtle beach are looking to cut crime rates by installing license plate readers in the city. that would be coupled with another project in the works to install 800 traffic cameras in myrtle beach. the license plate readers would snap photos of license plates on passing cars. the software system could track vehicles wanted in criminal cases, missing people or cases in
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an unhappy restaurant customer posted a nasty review online.... but it's the manager's response that's making it's way around the internet this morning. why some say it has the customer eating her own words...up next. chef jeff: i'm going to take a little bit of the scallions here. i'm going to make a beautiful dressing. add a 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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little bit of light buttermilk, it's a little sour as well. hit it with a little black pepper, a little bit of salt. hit it with just a little cayenne pepper. woo! now, we're going to whip it up really good. we got some beautiful iceberg lettuce. i got a little bit of fresh there it is! new this morning... vandals have defaced the graves of several confederate soldiers at a north carolina cemetery. at least nine monuments at oakwood cemetery are now covered in burlap to hide spray-painted messages left behind by vandals. a monument honoring former north carolina
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damaged. the former state leader's racial views in the early 1900's have been the focus of increasing criticism. the site's executive director says she's devastated over the damage. "i cried. i came up here, it was pouring down rain, um, and to see the grave, a sacred space, um, was devastating." officials say the vandals caused about 20-thousand-dollars worth of damages to the site. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60
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friday. making its way across social
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one woman has been on the receiving end of an internet backlash, after she posted negative comments on an indiana restaurant's facebook page. the woman was reportedly complaining about an incident that happened on new year's eve... and she didn't have many kind
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in the post, the woman, named holly jones, claims her night was ruined after witnessing a dead person get wheeled out of the restaurant. she also referred to the person as a quote "junkie"- and complained that the staff didn't care about her group's supposedly incorrect bill. the owner of the restaurant responded to jones' crass review, telling her the woman she called a "junkie," was actually an elderly woman who was suffering from a heart attack. the restaurant owner, chris burton, defended his staff who were emotionally hurt by someone nearly dying at their restaurant. he shared the post with his friends and soon, it was shared around the world. people praised the restaurant owner as a hero, while jones has been blasted on social media. even her workplace was the focus of criticism. the owner of the salon where jones works at made a 500 dollar donation on behalf of the salon to the heart attack victim's go fund me account. we have plenty more of today's
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coming up right after the break. stay with us right here on news 10 sunrise. a recent study says nearly 40
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debt in 2016. our michal higdon is live in studio this morning with ways to help us literally put our money where our mouth is. this study from fidelity investments shows top financial concerns going into 2016 are unexpected expenses, the economy and health care costs. financial experts say these worries are real, but there are ways to be prepared. local expert karen jenkins says a budget is your best friend. she says take all of the income you have coming in, make a list of all of the expenses you have going out and deduct one from the other to see what you have left. with the extra-- she says always find a home for it -- whether it be an investment account, retirement plan, or an emergency savings fund. she says when it comes to money you have to
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"the no-no's are not planning and going out and continuously having that spending pattern. a lot of us get into depression sometimes because we go through that guilt of overspending at christmas. we can't just stay stagnant, we have to figure out what can we do to get around it. and i promise whatever issue you have, whatever problem you have in the debt column, you didn't get there overnight but you can get out of it." jenkins adds with tax season upon us...start gathering receipts now and file early. the irs reports that 2- point-6 million returns had errors in 2013. jenkins adds once you get your potential return -- already have a plan for what you'll do with the money otherwise she says more often than not you will spend it burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to
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winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. there's something consumers may no longer find on the packaging of red meat. just last month, congress repealed a labeling law that required retailers to include the animal's country of origin on packages of red me at. earlier in 2015, the world trade organization ruled the u-s labels put canadian and mexican livestock at a disadvantage. the law was initially written at the request of u-s ranchers who compete with the canadian cattle industry. it's said to be a major victory for the meat industry, which had fought the law in congress and the courts since the early 2000s. meanwhile, what you will find
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200 million computers, tablets and other devices is windows 10 . microsoft says five months since the july release of its latest operating system, windows 10 is seeing faster adoption rates than earlier windows versions. 40 percent of windows 10 devices have been activated since the holiday shopping season started after thanksgiving. microsoft is hoping the new software helps it regain ground as it battles apple and google for consumer loyalty. is it a tablet, a giant cell phone or a refrigerator? this four-door smart fridge is the latest invention from samsung. the company released photos of this new gadget at the consumer electronics show in las vegas. it includes a two-foot touchscreen. it's equipped with internet-connected cameras that let you view what's inside without opening the doors. the concept fridge doesn't have a price tag yet. samsung currently sells one model with an eight- inch wi-fi connected l-c-d panel for about 36- hundred dollars. no birthdays on the birthday board today. celebrating and don't forget to send us your
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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.
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president obama is expected to deliver remarks today on the steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence. the president met with attorney general loretta lynch yesterday on the steps he
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firmer grip on nationwide gun safety laws. they both delivered a list of recommendations for gun control measures that would not need congressional approval. president obama will be speaking at 11:40 eastern time this morning in the east room of the white house. meanwhile in harney county, oregon, anti- government protesters are standing their ground in a fight over land. the "citizens for constitutional freedom" is occupying a wildlife refuge in western oregon. the group's original goal was to keep two area ranchers from returning to prison for their roles in the burning of federal land. the two ranchers... dwight and steven hammond... turned themselves in monday at a facility in san pedro, california. afghan special forces killed a group of insurgents holed up in a house in the country late last night. that brought a 24-hour siege to an end following the insurgents' attack on the nearby indian consulate. eight members of the security forces were wounded in the gun battle. the indian ambassador says all the consulate staff were safe. demonstrators took to the streets of dearborn,
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shooting that left an unarmed man dead. 35-year-old kevin matthews was shot by a dearborn police detroit. authorities say matthews was shot multiple times following a chase and struggle over the officer's weapon. he was also wanted on a probation violation warrant. matthews was reportedly mentally ill. dearborn's police chief says the officer who fired the deadly shots is on paid leave. it could be a couple of months before "affluenza" teen ethan couch is back in the u-s. his attorney says he believes the mexican government was trying to deport couch in order to avoid the lengthy process of extradition. couch was about to be sent back to the u-s before a mexican judge granted the teen a temporary stay. couch and his mother were found in mexico last week- after disappearing a few weeks earlier. couch was on probation for kiling four people in a drunk driving accident back in 2013. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help
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temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to
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in protest to the jail- release of a former north charleston police officer. the group holding a news release of a former north charleston police officer. the group holding a news conference today in response to michael slager being freed on bond. plus... managing your finances in 2016. what you need to know to keep your wallet full and your debt to a minimum in the new year. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm len kiese.
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most areas of the midlands are waking up to freezing temperatures this morning. you'll definitely want to allow some extra time on your way out the door...to get your car and yourself warmed up. and make sure the kids are dressed in warm layers on the way to the bus stop. tim miller joins us now with your first alert forecast. tim -- we'll likely need the coats for much of the day! burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60%
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first alert traffic report in the alert center this morning. three attackers in a 24- hour gunbattle in afghanistan have been killed as
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to an end. an afghan official says special forces ended the standoff with gunmen holed up near the indian consulate late monday night. the standoff began on sunday night in the city of mazar-i-sharif, when three gunmen tried to storm the consulate. the three gunmen were killed, and 10 people were wounded during the clashes, including five civilians who got caught in the crossfire. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. a former north charleston police officer jailed on charges of killing a man during a traffic stop last year -- is now out of jail awaiting his trial. last night -- michael slager was released from custody at the charleston county courthouse. he's been ordered to remain on house arrest and not contact the family of walter scott. the judge said the reason he set bond is because the trial date isn't until october 31, and that slager has been in jail for nearly nine months already. the family of walter scott had asked the judge to keep him behind bars until the trial.
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the lawyer for walter scott's family relayed this message to the community. "just be peaceful like we have been. know at the end of the day justice will run its course.. i believe in the legal system, and the scott family believes in it." the national action network vowed there would be protests if slager was released on bond. they're planning on holding a news conference at 10 this morning at the jailhouse in response. we'll have more on that later today on wis. members from west columbia's city council are gearing up for their first council meeting of the new year. tonight council members are expected to give a final vote on the development for the property across the street from the west columbia riverwalk. the are concerns about the number of housing units on the property. that meeting is at 6 tonight. we'll update you on that vote later today on wis. columbia city council leaders are also expected to meet tonight at 6 as well. several top items are on the agenda including an agreement regarding technical consulting support for the gills creek watershed environmental project. you may remember the gills creek experienced significant flooding back in
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council members are also expected to talk more about an agreement between the city of columbia and a telecommunications company regarding funds related to the bull street development. more than 600 columbia residents are being moved after federal authorities approved plans to tear down a public housing complex. residents living at gonzalez gardens have already been notified they will have the option of moving to other subsidized housing around the city or outside columbia-- all at the government's expense. vouchers will be given to residents. that will allow them to relocate to another city. a big new home and business project could get it's final green light in the next couple of weeks. plans for the old kline iron and steel company property will go before the city design commission next thursday. the site is at the corner of gervais and huger streets. the plan is to build about 300 housing units, retail stores and restaurants, a parking garage... and a new traffic light. columbia's design commission meets january 14th at 4. as we move into the new year -- one study shows
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of many resolution lists. our michal higdon is taking a look at where it stacks up and how to rework your wallet in 2016. fidelity investments says financial resolutions come in as the second most popular resolution with 37 percent of americans vowing to try and save more, spend less and pay off debt. we spoke with a financial expert here in the midlands, karen jenkins, who says the biggest way to help achieve your goal is to plan. she says make a budget -- with exactly how much money you have to work with. that includes what you can pay down in debt versus what you have for expenses... and allocating it from each paycheck. jenkins says do not ignore your debt... many folks overspent for the holidays but now it's time to face up and make a plan to fix it. "you want to be in a position where you can go in and cut back. there are certain things you can do, 'let's stop eating out every day, let's stop going to dinner every day, let's brown-bag it for a while.' as americans, we are slaves to immediate gratification and don't do a lot of thinking about what happens in our future. but when we get to that future,
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should have done something differently.'" jenkins suggests living by the one-third rule. use one-third for savings, one-third for reducing debt, and one-third for the rest. i'll have more details on that coming up in the next half hour -- plus what jenkins recommends as we head into tax season. live in the studio, michal here's tim miller. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. a showdown over guns is brewing
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republicans are not happy about the president taking executive action on guns in america. what the gop believes will be the end result if laws become too strict on the right to bear arms. just into the wis alert center this morning.
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that killed 17 people and injured more than 30. police believe it was an arson attack. take a look at this video from the incident. it happened tuesday morning in the city of yinchuan. police say they are seeking a 33 year old man suspected of setting the bus ablaze. china has seen several cases of arson on public transport in recent years. some were blamed on people who are mentally unstable or who are seeking revenge against society. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. later this morning, president obama will kick off an effort to tighten the nation's gun laws without congress getting involved. the president's executive orders will partially close the gun show loophole - requiring more people who buy weapons at gun shows to get background checks. the president believe's his executive action could potentially save lives. republicans are accusing him of gutting the 2nd amendment. ass presidential candidate :43-:50 "president obama's executive actions limiting gun rights will
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the criminals or the terrorists who target them." "it's not going to prevent every mass shooting, it's not going to keep every gun out of the hands of a criminal, it will potentially save lives." the president is holding several events this week to gain more public support. eight charlotte- mecklenburg police officers are on administrative duty after a shooting that left one man dead and sent an officer to the hospital. officers were serving a murder warrant for germonta wallace at an apartment complex in charlotte sunday night. wallace allegedly fired at them... returned fire, killing him. one officer was shot in the foot, but she's expected to be okay. another man who was at the apartment turned himself in. police say wallace and the other man are connected to the murder of a man who was found dead in a burning car in gastonia. the deadline has now passed for victims from october's deadly floods to apply
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flood victims had until 11:59 p-m last night to file an application. disaster recovery centers will remain open indefinitely to help people complete the registration process and to answer any questions they have along the way, but they will no longer be able to start new applications. visit the big red 10 on our website at wis tv dot com for a list of disaster recovery centers. sce&g officials say they are keeping an eye on lake murray as more rain is expected to move in later this week. right now, those levels are hovering at 358 feet--less than two feet below full pool. utility representative eric boomhower says water is being released through spill gates to create more space for more water expected to flow in. the operation is completed through the saluda hydro plant. "anytime we run that power plant, it actually releases water from lake murray into the lower saluda river as part of our normal operations. we've been running that plant and will continue to run it and will continue with the goal of trying to create enough storage capacity." the "full pool" level of 360 feet is mandated by federal law. boomhower says if the dam reaches emergency
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dam reaches emergency levels, local law enforcement will notify neighbors if they need to evacuate. no rain is in the forecast today. just cold temperatures. here's tim miller. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. today's picture the weather is from destiny reeves, doby's mill elementary.
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columbia, sc 29202. tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive with your first alert traffic. just days before the national championship game in glendale, arizona, clemson head coach dabo swinney gave an update on defensive end shaq
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lawson left the semifinal game against oklahoma with a knee injury. dabo says lawson is now able to practice and he's optimistic he'll be able to play in the big game. our sports team will be in clemson today to talk to dabo and the players before the big matchup against alabama next week. they're heading to arizona on friday to prepare for monday's game. meanwhile, the usc men's basketball team kicks off sec play tonight. the team heads to auburn to take on the tigers at seven p-m. usc improved to 13 and oh with a tough 86 to 76 win over memphis saturday night. the team is now ranked 20th in the coaches poll and 22nd in the a-p poll. you can watch tonight's game on the sec network or on espn 3. usc football coach will muschamp has filled another position on his coaching staff. coach muschamp officially announced the hiring of kurt roper as the gamecocks' co-offensive coordinator and quarterback's coach yesterday. roper worked with muschamp at the university of florida for one season in 2014 as the gators offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. roper spent this past season
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cleveland browns' senior offensive assistant coach. praying for peace in 2016. ahead on sunrise the group that came together in the lowcountry to send a new message of love, in the new year. a year-long effort to improve relationships between police and the community in charleston... 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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yesterday, nearly 40 people gathered in the circular congregational church for a prayer. the theme was peace. it's part of the charleston police fund's.... illumination project. people listened to prayers for
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vision, strength and unity. charleston police chief greg mullen says the prayer was the best way for the city to start the new year. "there's no better way to start 2016 than to get this project really energized and have the faith-based reach out and partner with us and embrace us for what we're trying to do " in one of his last days in office, mayor riley spoke at the event. the prayer gathering is will continue this year... the first monday of every month. tonight longtime charleston mayor joe riley will end his 40 years in office with a farewell address. riley is expected to address the city tonight in a message that will be streamed live. he's served as mayor longer than anyone in the city's 345-year history and is credited with leading charleston through an urban renewal that has made the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. columbia police officers are spending the first week of 2016 giving back to our community. eight new officers were sworn into office yesterday. afterwards, instead of getting out into the field,
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it's part of their "beyond the badge" campaign designed to show the public another side of law enforcement. this morning, the officers will be working at the washington street united methodist church soup kitchen. later, they're expected to meet with squad retirees for a luncheon. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. making headlines today... investigators are working to find out more information behind a train derailment that happened in kansas last night. the union pacific train was reportedly heading to texas when it derailed at around five p-m. the train had 166 rail cars and
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the problems continue for german automaker volkswagen. the epa and justice department are suing the company over its emissions cheating software. volkswagen is being accused of violating u-s environmental rules. the agencies are seeking up to 18 billion dollars in civil penalties. volkswagen has admitted that its diesel cars had illegal software installed to cheat emissions tests. about 500-thousand volkswagen and audi vehicles in the u-s are affected by the scandal. temperatures are dropping and ice has covered roads in portland, oregon, as the city goes through a major cold snap. schools and state offices were closed in the city on monday as crews worked throughout the day to spread salt on insterstates and major roads. temperatures barely rose above freezing. forecasters say portlanders may not see relief from the chilly weather until tomorrow. you can say one dog is feeling warm and fuzzy
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that's after he made a cold-break into one very icy situation. ahead at 6:30 -- the fast- acting fire crew that saved him and the treat they were given in return. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half
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i'm mary king. it's 6:30 on this tuesday. we're following breaking news happening in west charlotte right now where numerous police officers have converged on a an apartment complex after shots were reportedly fired. these are pictures from our sister station wbtv as they just arrived on the scene. we're told police are referring to the shooting as an "active situation" and officers are telling everyone to stay away from that area. we're working to get more information on this breaking story and will keep you updated right here on sunrise. other top stories this morning... the national action network is planning to announce it's opposition to the release of north charleston police officer michael slager. the civil rights group plans to hold a news conference this morning at 10am.
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after he was granted bond by a charleston county judge. in april last year, he was a richland county councilman believes he has the best plans to restore public trust after a recent investigation into the penny transportation tax. ahead -- more on how he wants to strengthen the accountability process. also top story -- the big chill continues here in the midlands. you'll need to grab some gloves and a scarf as you head out this tim miller has more on how long this cold weather will stick around. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60%
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first alert traffic report west columbia officials say a portion of the city west columbia officials say a portion of the city will have to boil their water for at least another day. over the weekend, a water line servicing the leaphart road area was relocated
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near mineral springs road. originally, the water was only supposed to be shut off on saturday. but delays in completing the project meant no water for residents in that area on saturday or sunday. the boil advisory is in effect for residents who stay between the 2900 and 3600 blocks of leaphart road. we're told it will be lifted sometime tomorrow . a richland county councilman says he has solutions to the department of revenue's accusation that the county allegedly violated laws and procedures with its transportation penny tax. councilman seth rose has e-mailed three motions to the county clerk that look to strengthen accountability and transparency in the penny tax process. one of the motions would give more teeth to a citizen's oversight committee and even give the chairman of that committee a vote on the county council's transportation ad hoc committee. that everyday-citizen would also be able to flag any issues he or she discovers. the watchdog committee would also help produce an annual audit of the transportation penny tax for council members. "well, after reading the dor
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issues that were raised, and i want to take the bull by the horns and get something done to effectuate positive change. we have to move forward. we have to make the program better and more accountable, and i've sponsored three motions that i think would do that. they're probably not the only fixes that richland county is going to have to make, but they're three major steps in the right direction." councilman rose expects the three motions will be on the county council's agenda next week, however, he is anticipating pushback. investigators in orangeburg county expect more answers today in the case of a person found dead at the scene of a house fire. firefighters found the victim around 3:30 yesterday morning at a house on old number 6 highway in elloree. the coroner's office is working to identify the person and sled is investigating the fire. an autopsy is scheduled for later this morning. investigators are asking for your help to find out who killed a motorcyclist over the weekend. sunday morning, highway patrol found 36- year-old adrian silva crashed on longreen parkway near churchland drive. he was dead at the scene and
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discovered he had been shot. now they're asking you to call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have any information. in columbia, a man is now facing charges for a christmas eve crash that has now claimed the life of a passenger in his car. columbia police say piere ray was driving on two notch road on december 24th when he lost control of his car, hit a curb, and crashed into several metal poles and a brick wall. james lightbourne was riding in the car at the time. police say lighbourne died yesterday at the hospital. ray is charged with felony dui resulting in death and possession of marijuana. police say ray was speeding right before the crash. we're told he's still in the hospital. in the alert center this morning. france is honoring victims as the country marks the first anniversary of the massacre at charlie hebdo's offices. tomorrow marks the first anniversary of a multi-day terror spree that left 17 dead and three terrorists dead. this is a look at the latest edition of charlie hebdo
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assassin still on the run"... the surviving artists and writers declaring inside the pages that the satirical newspaper is alive, but "the murderer is still at large." french president francois hollande is expected to unveil commemorative plaques in memory of the 17 people killed by islamic extremists. they were among the first victims of a string of attacks by islamic fundamentalists. a former football coach for the clemson tigers and the citadel has died. jimmy "red" parker coached clemson from 1973 to 1976. before that he coached for seven seasons at the citadel and was also an assistant coach at vanderbilt and mississippi. parker was coaching high school football in arkansas up until this past october when he retired. according to the school district he coached for he was 84. the federal government is holding a public meeting in charleston tonight to determine interest in putting up wind turbines off the south carolina coast. the bureau of ocean energy
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identified almost 1,200 nautical square miles of ocean with the potential to be leased. the largest area is off the coast of myrtle beach with smaller tracts off the coast of charleston and other areas. other meetings will be held later this week. the government is taking comments through jan. 25. police in myrtle beach are looking to cut crime rates by installing license plate readers in the city. that would be coupled with another project in the works to install 800 traffic cameras in myrtle beach. the license plate readers would snap photos of license plates on passing cars. the software system could track vehicles wanted in criminal cases, missing people or cases in which cars have been stolen. got beef?? or do you at least know where it come from?? ahead on sunrise -- you may no longer have the luxury of that knowledge. we'll tell you about recent changes in a federal law. there's something consumers may
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d on the packaging of red meat. just last month, congress repealed a labeling law that required retailers to include the animal's country of origin on packages of red meat. earlier in 2015, the world trade organization ruled the u-s labels put canadian and
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livestock at a disadvantage. the law was initially written at the request of u-s ranchers who compete with the canadian cattle industry. it's said to be a major victory for the meat industry, which had fought the law in congress and the courts since the early 2000s. meanwhile, what you will find on more than 200 million computers, tablets and other devices is windows 10 . microsoft says five months since the july release of its latest operating system, windows 10 is seeing faster adoption rates than earlier windows versions. 40 percent of windows 10 devices have been activated since the holiday shopping season started after thanksgiving. microsoft is hoping the new software helps it regain ground as it battles apple and google for consumer loyalty. is it a tablet, a giant cell phone or a refrigerator? this four-door smart fridge is the latest invention from samsung. this four-door smart fridge is the latest invention from samsung. the company released photos of this new gadget at the consumer electronics show in las vegas. it includes a two-foot touchscreen. it's equipped with internet-connected cameras that let you view what's inside without opening the doors.
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samsung currently sells one model with an eight- inch wi-fi connected l-c-d panel for about 36- hundred dollars. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. fire crews in utah got a special thank you for a dog they rescued after it fell
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pond. the dog, tucker, fell through the thin ice while
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the dog's owner attempted to get tucker out by using a rope -- but called 9-1-1 when it failed. fortunately, the nearest fire station happened to have a water-rescue suit. once tucker was home and had a hot bath, firefighters got a photo to say thanks! more sunrise after this! breaking news just into the
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morning... we're following a breaking news situation out of atlanta this morning there's reports that 11 children between the ages of 3 months and 17 years old and one woman are being held hostage. we're being told the man holding the children has a knife. we're working to get a live picture for you right now. this is happening at a motel east of atlanta in dekalb county.
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team is on the scene and are working to resolve the situation new this morning... three nfl teams have filed for relocation to los angeles. those teams include the san diego chargers, the oakland raiders and the st. louis rams. the chargers have been battling with city leaders to replace the aging quallcomm stadium for years. efforts to get a new stadium became more intense when the saint louis rams owner said he had plans to build a stadium in a l-a suburb. the raiders - who moved from los angeles after the 1994 season - may partner with the chargers on a stadium in another l-a suburb. all of the owners are expected to meet in houston next week to vote on whether to allow any of the teams to move. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help
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temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to percent of americans have vowed to save more, spend less and pay help us literally put our money where our mouth is. this study from fidelity investments shows top financial concerns going into 2016 are unexpected expenses, the economy and health care costs. financial experts say these worries are real, but there are ways to be prepared. local expert karen jenkins says a budget is your best friend. she says take all of the income you have coming in, make a list of all of the expenses you have going out and deduct one from the other to see what you have left. with the extra-- she says always find a home for it --
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account, retirement plan, or an emergency savings fund. she says when it comes to money you have to strategize. "the no-no's are not planning and going out and continuously having that spending pattern. a lot of us get into depression sometimes because we go through that guilt of overspending at christmas. we can't just stay stagnant, we have to figure out what can we do to get around it. and i promise whatever issue you have, whatever problem you have in the debt column, you didn't get there overnight but you can get out of it." jenkins adds with tax season upon us...start gathering receipts now and file early. the irs reports that 2- point-6 million returns had errors in 2013. jenkins adds once you get your potential return -- already have a plan for what you'll do with the money otherwise she says more often than not you will spend it all. live in the studio, michal higdon, wis news 10. some great news for the real state market in the carolinas. both north and south carolina are ranked as two
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that people are moving to. that's according to the 2015 national movers study by united van lines. south carolina is the 2nd most popular moving destination, while north carolina in 5th. a spokesperson for united van lines says that many people are moving into the carolinas from up north to enjoy the warmer climate. oregon was the top moving destination. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day.
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using her husband bill as the he's also getting a little bit of flak for his very first tv ad. in it, he shows the moroccan border, not the mexico border. lot of people out there saying this it was a big mistake, the trump campaign responding that it was 100 percent intentional; that's what our border will look like if there is no trump wall. that, plus, hillary clinton and more on that breaking news right
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atlanta... where police say 11 children and a woman are being held hostage in a motel by a man with a we're told the children range between the ages of 3 months and 17 years old. dekalb police confirm the swat team is on the scene and are working to resolve the situation peacefully. the today show will have more ahead after sunrise. we're also following breaking news happening in west charlotte right now where numerous police officers have converged on a an apartment complex after shots were reportedly fired. these are pictures from our sister station wbtv as they just arrived on the scene. we're told police are referring to the shooting as an "active situation" and officers are telling everyone to stay away from that area. we're working to get more information on this breaking story and will keep you updated right here on wis. president obama is expected to announce his plan to change gun control in the country this morning...through executive order. the white house says the first of those changes include
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check laws already on the books. the president is also proposing putting more money into research for smarter gun technology to reduce the risk of accidental shootings...and a 500 million dollar investment to improve mental health care. the national action network is planning to announce it's opposition to the release of north charleston police officer michael slager. the civil rights group plans to hold a news conference this morning at 10am. slager was released last night arrested for killing walter scott as scott ran from a traffic stop. burrrr! cold start to this tuesday with temperatures in the 20s! abundant sunshine today will look pretty however, it won't help much with the temperature as we'll only see highs in the middle to upper 40s. winds will subside during the day. clear and cold tonight, lows middle 20s. increasing clouds for wednesday, high near 50 rain returns to the forecast by thursday afternoon through friday with highs rebounding to near 60 rain chance 40% thursday.60% friday. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise.
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where police say 11 children and a woman are being held hostage in a motel by a man with a knife. this is happening at a motel east of atlanta in dekalb county. we're told the children range between the ages of 3 months and 17 years old. dekalb police confirm the swat team is on the scene and are working to resolve the situation peacefully. the today show will have more ahead after sunrise. we're also following breaking news happening in west charlotte right now where numerous police officers have converged on a an apartment
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reportedly fired. these are pictures from our
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good morning. hello winter. after record-breaking warmth, a blast of arctic air stretches throughout the east. minus 3 in bangor, 8 degrees in boston, and here in new york city it's 11. are the bone-chilling temperatures here to stay? al is on the case. dominating. w national poll numbers out this morning show trump and clinton firmly in control of their respective party's presidential race. both with 17-point leads as the trump campaign defends a
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