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thousands of people are at finlay park in columbia this morning to make strides in the fight against breast cancer. they're all taking part in the annual walk for life race for life. that's where we find our mike desumma. he joins us now from the park with more. how's it looking out there mike? it's an annual tradition in columbia each year to make strides in the fight against breast cancer. the annual walk for life race for life is happening right now at finlay park. looking ahead to this weekend the annual walk to end breast cancer will be in downtown columbia after it had to be postponed because of the october floods. the palmetto health foundation's walk for life will now be tomorrow at finlay
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wis is helping to sponsor the event, which is celebrating 25 years. the 10k run starts at 7:45...then there will be a 5k run at 8...and a 5k walk at 8:30. online registration has ended--but you can still sign up at "strictly running" locations in you can also register the day of the race, starting at 7 near lincoln and laurel streets. most of your saturday will feature patchy drizzle and isolated light showers. saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will
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feature patchy drizzle and isolated light showers. saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight.
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highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin two days and counting until the clemson tigers take on the alabama crimson tide.
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the teams are getting set up in phoenix and ready to practice fans have also arrived early ready to take on the city. our michal higdon is live from the phoenix convention center with what has been set up for the influx of people. as part of the national championship experience they have turned the convention center into playoff fan central! you can see behind me all kinds of games and activities have been set up. yesterday was the first day fans were allowed in and they saw hundreds stopping by to take part. there were activities from kicking a football through a field goal to practicing your aim throwing the football into pockets. fans were also able to walk around and take it all in. lots of statues were set up for fans to take pictures with documenting their journey
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national championship game along with their favorite team. and we were able to catch up with fans on both sides of the spectrum about how they're feeling before monday's big showdown. "i think it's going to be a we have two great teams alabama is better of course. but i think it's going to be a great game. they're very well matched." "we're going to show them what's along with gallman, and all the other playmakers we have." "alabama is going to win clemson is going to win." no matter which team you're pulling for officials anticipate tens of thousands of fans will come through fan central before it's all said and done tomorrow. one really cool thing being offered today though media day for both clemson and alabama will be taking place right at the field across the room. and fans
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have a chance to listen in on it all. i'll have the details on that coming up in the next half hour. live from playoff fan central, michal higdon, wis news 10 ahead of monday's big game, officials in phoenix are boosting up security. tens of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to monday's sold-out game, as well as concerts and other events this weekend in downtown phoenix. phoenix officials say they're ramping up security with an increased presence on the ground. as the clemson tigers prepare to take on the crimson tide, governor haley says she is proud to be a tiger. "i can't say enough about how dabo handled the situation even going into the orange bowl.they are a fantastic family, it's a great team, a great group of guys who really stayed true to who they are. i am a tiger through and through." thirty four years after cheering for the clemson tigers in the national championship game -- a retired clemson cheerleader is hitting the
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pat cassels and her husband tobin live here in columbia. pat was a sophomore and a cheerleader for the school when clemson won the 1981 national championship. both pat and tobin are avid football fans, although their house is divided -- tobin went to carolina and their daughter rustin, went to clemson. "i've cheered all my life, been a sports fan all my life, so m four years at clemson were just awesome. there's just no other way to describe it. it's just something about those hills." pat says she's watched a lot of clemson football-- and she sees a lot of similarities between this team and the 1981 championship squad. she's hoping the team's underdog status helps them pull out another big win. if you're a tigers fan and you want to remember going to the national championship, head to a post office. a commemorative envelope featuring the logos of alabama and clemson universities will soon be available. there are only 3,500 prints of the special collectible. each costs $9.95.
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seneca, easley, anderson, the greenville main office and the columbia main office. they go on sale monday. the chick-fil-a in clemson is offering hungry fans in tigertown a unique way to cheer on their team on the morning of the national championship. the restaurant will sell chicken biscuits in the shape of tiger paws on monday. the biscuits will be available from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. clemson will face alabama in the cfp national championship game in arizona. kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. on monday. we will be covering the tigers throughout this weekend live in glendale. make sure to watch our special "chasing a championship" which runs right here on wis at 7:30 monday night.. in other news, one person is dead after a large fire ripped through a home in richland county. city fire crews responded to the 1100 block of quiet lane off of decker boulevard at around 5 p-m yesterday.
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but quickly got the fire under control. they say the person was found in the back of the home --- where it looks like the fire started. "apparently the fire crews went in...as they began to extinguish the fire..and that's when the y found the body on this side." "going back to i think october of last year...i think this makes the third fatality that we've had..uhh i think this is actually the first fatality for this calander year." county offcials can't say at this point whether the victim is a male or a female. the county fire marshal's office is looking into what caused the fire. now to a developing story out of charleston. police are investigating a fire at the former home of michael slager. it happened at the 11- hundred block of yeamans hall road. officials say it was a small fire that left minor damage after a neighbor put it out.
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prior to that fire, a suspicious person was seen leaving the area. slager no longer owns that home. the former north charleston police officer is charged with murder in the shooting death of walter scott. slager was released on bond earlier this week and is on house arrest. police in aiken need your help finding a man they say was involved in a shooting last month. deputies say glendale mclaurin junior and another person shot the victim while they were walking on crosland drive in aiken. the victim was taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. police say the second suspect has not yet been identified. if you have any information on where mclaurin junior may be call crimestoppers 888- crime-sc. donald trump draws a crowd and more protestors during his latest stop in the palmetto. we'll have highlights from last night's rally at winthrop university coming up next. most of your saturday will feature patchy drizzle and isolated light showers.
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few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s.
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few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early
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dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin the clemson tigers and alabama are in arizona saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin the clemson tigers and alabama are in arizona preparing for the big showdown.
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coming up next in sports. break 2 saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin the clemson tigers and alabama are in arizona preparing for the big showdown. we'll have more on their arrival
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break 2 arrival coming up next in break 2 the tigers chase for a
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i remember the moment clearly. -i'll never forget that moment. woman: as long as i live. man: i realized, at that moment, when we first saw the damage, these people really needed us and i was going to make a difference, right here in my community. together with local responders, we cleared trees and collapsed walls. we had to get to the family trapped beneath. as a citizen-soldier, i made a difference. announcer: be there for your community,
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7 o0 c1 of monday night's national title game against alabama. sports director rick henry... has more on the anticipation leading up to
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the excitement is building here in arizona now that both teams have arrived for the national championship game. top ranked clemson was the first to touchdown in phoenix. dabo swinneyis looking to lead the tigers to the program's 2nd title in program history. nick saban and the crimson tide are looking to roll to their 4th title in the past seven years. alabama took only about 15 minutes to load up the busses and leave the airport. clemson was on the ground for about 40 minutes before their busses rolled out. there was one big announcement today...the latest members of the college football hall of fame class. former clemson head coach, danny ford and former gamecock coach, jim carlen were both finalists for the class of 2016...unfortunately they didn't make it. one guy who did is former unlv and nfl quarterback randall cunningham. he was a dual threat quarterback like clemson's deshaun watson...a guy who can hurt you both running and passing. cummingham had some interesting comments about the tigers talented qb. sb cunningham it really does watching the game
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running the ball and then throwing pretty sort passes, it's pretty amazing i didn't get to watch clemson much this year but to see this young man play is pretty amazing. do i'm excited to see what he's going to be able to do in th championship game. the action continues saturday. both teams have media day.... then they'll hit the practice field. on the road with the tigers. rick henry....wis news 10 sports. as clemson stays in the moment... carolina football remains focused on the future. newly hired head coach will muschamp's almost put together his entire coaching staff. he has one more hire to make the one's already on board... joined muschamp today... inside williams-brice stadium to meet with the media. muschamp understands this off- season offers many challenges... including getting the players to buy into the formula for success. muschamp: "i think as much as anything building your physical and mental toughness of your football team. the season starts sunday night when we start with our team. it doesn't start in august.
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doesn't start in nashville. it starts sunday night. our guys need to understand that." like the women... the usc men 14-0 this season. carolina looks to stay perfect... when they host vanderbilt saturday at three. the gmaecocks... one- and-oh to begin sec action. carolina has not won its first two conference games in six seasons. the gamecocks... determined... to open up sec play with back to back wins... by taking down vandy in the cla. thornwell: "last year we started streak going. keep things how they are now. break 3 several republican candidates for president will be in the capital city this
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u.s. senator tim scott and house speaker paul ryan will moderate the "kemp forum on expanding opportunity" at the columbia metropolitan convention center today. presidential candidates jeb bush, ben carson, chris christie, carly fiorina, john kasich, and marco rubio are scheduled to be there. meanwhile, several groups are looking to know where each of the candidates stand on stopping hunger. the vote to end hunger coalition includes leaders from harvest hope food bank and senior resources. yesterday at the state house, members of the group said they intend to pose policy questions to the candidates on eliminating hunger and poverty nationwide. "we need the government to set up policies that promote opportunities for everybody and also provide help..so the social safety net..investment in education.those things are just a crucial part." the coalition says it also
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in front of likely voters. according to the south carolina food bank association more than 840 thousand south carolinians are living below the poverty line. "i dont wnat to see a racist in the whitehouse. i dont want to see someone who tinks all mexicans are rapists." protesters made headlines in rock hill during donald trump's visit there. student protesters attended the rally at the republican presidential candidate. however hundreds of people who had tickets to the rally were turned away, because the school oversold tickets. and now, we take a look inside the coliseum at trump spoke in front of that packed crowd. raycom's michael clark has more on the the message trump had for voters. a political campaign that felt more like a carinval.
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these other stiffs?" in his first rock hill visit, republican presidential hopeful donald trump greeted by thousands of supporters but also a handful of hecklers.all of them escorted out by police. one a muslim activist from charlotte. another woman shouting worea shirt that said salam...i come in peace. while trump opponents have slammed the gop frontrunner for his views on immigration the same subject got the biggest applause friday. "we're going to build a big beautiful wall a big beautiful wall and we're going to have a door to the wall and people are going to come into our country but what are they going to do? they're going to come in legally." a donald trump campaign speech wasn't complete "you know i've been a little rough on hillary clinton lately." without bashing other candidates and politicians including some in the republican party.trump took a shot at south carolina senator lindsey
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of the race. "i don't really know him, other than one time he gave me his phone number because he wanted to campaign contribution." the polarizing candidate continues to ride momentum ahead of upcoming primaries saying he doesn't care what opponents have to say about his attitude. "this is going to be an election of competence, not niceness." today, presidential nominee jeb bush's son ... george p. bush ... will host a meet and greet in aiken... to help support his father's campaign. this event is at the green boundary club. also civil rights activist --- reverend jesse jackson will be making his way to aiken next week. jackson will speak at u- s-c aiken as a part of his "rally to the polls" event. the event will be thursday --- january fourteenth --- at one---thirty p-m at the etherredge center on the campus. the event is free to the public. birthday board break 4 good saturday morning, thanks for staying with us.
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looking live over downtown columbia right now . let's get a check of your first alert forecast. most of your saturday will
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isolated light showers. saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin it's an annual tradition in columbia each year to make strides in the fight against breast cancer. the annual walk for life race for life is happening
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our mike desumma has been out there all morning covering the festivities. he joins us now from finlay park with more. hey mike. looking ahead to this weekend the annual walk to end breast cancer will be in
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clemson tigers will be taking on the alabama crimson tide this monday, but before the big game a multi-day fan festival has brought clemson fans, alabama fans, and phoenix locals together. in the heart of phoenix at the convention center, college football playoff has an experience of a lifetime. our michal higdon has been in the midst of it all and joins us
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where i'm standing and this entire experience is called playoff fan central. it just opened for day 2 and by the end of the weekend, officials expect tens of thousands of fans to make their way through here. there's everything from interactive games where you can test how good of a football player you would be to sponsor activities and prizes. but today there's something unique going on. on the football field inside fan central media day for clemson will begin at 8:15 local time and alabama's will immediately follow. for the fans who get tickets for fan central can listen in from the bleachers to everything going on. the goal is to give fans that personal experience to make them feel like they're apart of it all. and being a part of it also includes wearing your favorite team colors and yelling your favorite two words. "go tigers! i'm proud of them, they've came a long
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isn't over. we still have years to go and years to come. just do the best you can and course that's what i'm most roll tide baby." and we'll be seeing a lot more fans coming through fan central today. media day for clemson begins at 8:15 local time and alabama's will be at 9:30 live from playoff fan central, michal higdon, wis news 10. ahead of monday's big game, officials in phoenix are boosting up security. tens of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to monday's sold-out game, as well as concerts and other events this weekend in downtown phoenix. phoenix officials say they're
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increased presence on the ground. as the clemson tigers prepare to take on the crimson tide, governor haley says she is proud to be a tiger. "i can't say enough about how dabo handled the situation even going into the orange bowl.they are a fantastic family, it's a great team, a great group of guys who really stayed true to who they are. i am a tiger through and through." if you're a tigers fan and you want to remember going to the national championship, head to a post office. a commemorative envelope featuring the logos of alabama and clemson universities will soon be available. there are only 3,500 prints of the special collectible. each costs $9.95. they're available in clemson, seneca, easley, anderson, the greenville main office and the columbia main office. they go on sale monday. we will be covering the tigers throughout this weekend live in glendale.
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"chasing a championship" which runs right here on wis at 7:30 monday night.. the calhoun county sheriff's department is asking for your help to find three men who robbed a truck driver at gun point in st. matthews. officials say the the armed robbery happened at a wilco-hess gas station on burke road around 5 a.m. on january 6th. deputies have identified the man in the chicago bulls hat and jacket as derrick lamont james, jr. the other two have not been idenitifed. all three are tied to a similar armed robbery in orangeburg coutny and are believed to be driving a dark grey, foor door, 90's honda accord with clear coat and chipped paint. call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime-sc if you have any information that can help investigators. richland county authorities are trying to figure out what killed a man found outside a home in columbia. 34-year-old mario kelly was found dead friday morning on the front porch of a relative's house on
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a deep cut in his head...but it's unclear how it happened. the richland county sheriff's department says new dna technology led to two arrests for a man's murder in northeast richland county. thanks to a hand print on a door handle--sheriff leon lott says investigators were able to track down two suspects believed to be behind the murder at the spinx gas station on lee road on december 13th. investigators say ryan alston and ibn gadson of eutawville were arrested and charged after testing through the richland county crime lab. both men face charges of murder, armed robbery, and kidnapping we're learning new details about the man accused of shooting his step-mother multiple times in orangeburg county. darrien weeks was denied bond in court yesterday. weeks is being charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of
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someone reported the shooting on old state road in holly hill. investigators believe there was a domestic dispute. video surveillance catches two people breaking into a sumter business. police say the two men broke into the palmetto explosion off of south pike west just after midnight last month. anyone with information is asked to call the sumter police the lexington county sheriff's department has charged a man with grand larceny after they say a man stole from irmo high school. eddie c. hinnant is charged with three counts of grand larceny. officials say he stole musical instruments and tablet computers. he has since been released on bond. the push for more oversight of richland county's controversial penny tax program is back on the table. coming up -- details of the possible modifications ahead. most of your saturday will feature patchy drizzle and isolated light showers. saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will
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area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the
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haley has a once-in-a- the union address. it's a calculated move by the gop to provide viewers with a fresh look at its youngest governor---a groundbreaking figure as the state's first woman and first minority chief executive. while haley won't command national attention nearly as long as the president, she has an option to use that time to do more than re-hash the same old republican opposition to almost everything he stands for. haley led her state in a year that saw the strength, resolve and faith of south carolinians tested to their limits and then some. a shocking mass shooting---and the uplifting response of the victims' families and community around them. she demonstrated true empathy---then seized the moment to lead removal of a symbol revered in the hate-filled mind of a sick young man. a few months later, the governor showed a steady hand guiding the palmetto state through its worst weather-related crisis since hugo. in her ten minutes after the president's address---nikki haley can point to this part of the south, where people of all colors, political stripes and income levels pulled together to overcome immense tragedy. she can tell a fearful, angry and divided country this is what we went
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learned---this is how we moved forward. the governor can offer a message celebrating the renewal that comes when people unite in a common purpose. and she can do it---because she now speaks from experience. if our governor chooses this approach, we hope america is listening. that's my take, what's yours? most of your saturday will feature patchy drizzle and isolated light showers. saturday evening/night a few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. coming up, we've got everything you need to know about the enrollment deadline. you may remember erika alexander the head-strong maxine shaw attorney at law on the 90's hit 'living single'. that show helped to break color-barriers on main
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nearly a decade later alexander finds herself overcoming a similar stereotype when she tried to launch her futuristic comic book - 'concrete park.' "we were pitching it to a hollywood studio president - and he stopped us because it was a science-fiction premise. he said, "let me stop you right there." he says, "black people won't like science fiction because they don't see themselves in the future. meaghan: what did he mean by that? did you ask him? did he clarify that statement? erika: look at my eyes. are they big enough? well he did clarify and it's a story too long to tell here but it had nothing to do with anything. but it was a ridiculous story and had nothing to do with anything. my husband - who's very quick on his feet he said, "let me tell you something about black people." he said, "for black people, the past is painful, the present precarious, but the future is free." meaghan: he said that? erika: the future is free." concrete park is currently in comic book stores. join us sunday morning at 11 for
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break 6 most of your saturday will feature patchy drizzle and marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
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few moderate/ heavy showers will cross the area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin federal health officials say
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the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin federal health officials say
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signed on for health coverage during open enrollment. the department of health and human services says that 11 point 3 million people have enrolled in coverage through the health insurance marketplace that includes 8 point 6 million people in the 38 states that use the healthcare
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website...and 2 point 7 million people in the remaining state-based marketplaces. enrollment ends on january 31st. if you want your coverage to start by february you must be enrolled by january 15th a court fight between chapin's former town clerk and the mayor has ended with a deal. adrienne thompson sued mayor skip wilson accusing him of for defaming her character. she has now settled that lawsuit for 150 thousand dollars thompson was town clerk for 13 years before wilson fired her. wilson also asked sled to investigate any wrongdoing in the town administration - sled closed their investigation in december with no charges. there is new movement to increase oversight of richland county's transportation penny program. it comes just days after the arrests of a richland county councilman and a former columbia city council member for failing to file tax returns. state revenue officials brought
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against kelvin washington and brian newman. the charges are an outgrowth of a dor investigation into the use of penny tax revenues. lawyers for the two say those charges do--not--involve penny tax dollars. but the agenda for a special county council meeting tuesday now includes a motion to modify the penny tax program. among suggestions---giving members of an advisory committee authority to review spending. along with that, a new name--the citizens' transportation advisory and oversight committee. on a related note, state judicial officials today suspended newman's law license. the lexington one school board has narrowed its list for superintendent down to three finalists after a nationwide search. yesterday, the board has announced greg little, "lonnie" luce, and jeffrey salters as the three choices. the decision comes after the announcement by current superintendent karen woodard that she is
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lexington one says the candidates will spend some time next week meeting with principals and other leaders in the district. the board hopes to make a decision in the next couple of weeks coming up, von gaskin will have a final check of your weekend forecast. stay with us. break 7 if you're headed to a late dinner in your capital city,
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area, therefore we will carry a 60% chance of rain overnight. during the day highs will settle in the middle 50s. conditions will turn breezy as showers clear out early sunday, expect highs lower 60s. dry and cool conditions will prevail during the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. meteorologist von gaskin thanks for watching news 10
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