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also his birthday. bowie was 69 years old. switching gears -- it's a cold start to your monday morning. temperatures are in the 30s... but just how much warmer will it get? tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall
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mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that fight for the college football national title. as both teams take the field at university of phoenix stadium tonight...they'll be lining up to play their 15th game of the season. when the tigers won the 1981 crown...they played only 12 games. now with the addition of conference championship games and a four team playoff...that adds three more games to the schedule. that means more wear and tear on the student- athletes. "we finished the season playing 10 in a row, and the last stretch of that was a challenge because this is obviously a physical game, and it's mentally taxing, and the balance of school and all those things, but our guys did as good a job as they could handling that. we were able to really get our team physically and mentally and emotionally
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think the timing of this has been excellent because it's almost like we've got ready for the opener again." "well, i think that as a coach you certainly acknowledge the fact that your players are going into the 15th game of the season, and i think you have to respect that in every what they need to do to continue to play well." both the tide and the tigers are used to playing extremely long seasons. since two thousand nine...bama will have played 96 games...counting tonight...clemson 95. the big difference....alabama has won three national championships during that time. the tigers will try to keep them from winning a fourth tonight. while thousands of miles from home -- clemson fans are among family in glendale. a 'fan fest' was held at fans central in the phoenix convention center. die-hard clemson fans were able to test their athletic skills in combine drills. other fun competitive activities
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help build up the atmosphere ahead of the championship game. " we'll we have been mostly enjoying all the festivities - fan fest. hanging out with a bunch of clemson fans - the clemson family having a great time. i think it's set up very well. it's a whole lot of fan. there's a whole lot to do. i don't think you can do it all but we're trying." fans also got to hear from former clemson quarterback -- tajh boyd. our live coverage from the 'valley of the sun' continues later on sunrise. our michal higdon will join us live from glendale in the 6am hour. then tune in for our special pre-game coverage -- "chasing a championship." that's 7:30 tonight -- right here on wis. the game starts at 8:30 on espn. a heads up if you travel the college street bridge in newberry. construction on that bridge is expected to begin today, and last more than a year. that means, the road between caldwell street and tench street will be blocked. a contractor is replacing the
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scott's creek. a detour is in place from college to speers street to nance and harrington street and much of hollywood may be in recovery mode this morning following the 73rd annual golden globes last night. the event honored the year's best in movies and tv. jinah kim gives us a look at some of last night's winners. nats "the revenant" that frontier revenge epic was a revelation at the golden globes...3 major wins... including best drama, best director.....and best actor for leonardo dicaprio. nats of dicaprio "this film was about survival, it was about adaptation." honors for best actress went to first
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larson "ahhh! i can't believe this!" for the hostage drama "room". and it was a double win for "the martian".....best musical or comedy. and best actor for matt damon, playing a marooned astronaut. nats of damon "i know how lucky i am." jennifer lawrence, meanwhile, spoke directly to her frequent director, david o. russell....after winning best frequent director, david o. russell....after winning best actress for their collaboration, "joy". nats of lawrence "i want us to be buried next to each other, i really do!" to claiming best actress in a drama for "empire". nats of henson "cookies for everyone tonight" "mad men"'s jon hamm took best actor for his robot" captured best drama. and two upsets for amazon's streaming series "mozart in the it's a big surprise!" rachel bloom was also caught off guard nats of bloom "oh my god!" sylvester stallone's first ever globe.....best supporting actor for "creed"----playing the role he originated nearly four friend i ever had." a golden moment....on a golden night. jinah kim, nbc news, beverly
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the night's other winners included taraji p. henson, best actress in a tv drama for "empire"..... while the computer hacker series "mr. robot" won best tv drama. mexican authorities want to talk to actor sean penn and television star kate del castillo after rolling stone published their secret interview with joaquin "el chapo" guzman -- the drug kingpin. penn wrote that he met guzman in mexico while guzman was on the run. in the article -- guzman boasted that he supplies quote -- "more heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana than anybody else in the world". mexican authorities had been searching for guzman since july -- following his escape from a maximum-security prison. he was arrested friday during a raid in mexico. mexico's attorney general says the government plans to extradite him to the united states, where he's wanted on drug charges. on tuesday -- president barack obama will deliver his final state of the union. rather than going to congress with a traditional
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years in office as well as a look forward to things he still wants to accomplish. governor nikki haley will follow the president -- and address the country on behalf of the republican party. but haley says it's not going to be a response. south carolina "you know i can't tell you my message but i will tell you is, it's not a response, it's going to be an address. and the one thing i know is the reason i didn't want it to be a response to the president is i certainly am not one to compete against the president or imply that i could." governor haley says the country has great challenges but also great opportunities, and she intends to talk about both. she is the country's youngest governor and the first south carolinian to deliver a response to the state of the union. a south carolinian will be at the state of the union address on tuesday. edith childs -- a greenwood council member will be one of two dozen guests in the first lady's box. president obama first noticed childs on the campaign trail in 2007 when she
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the crowds. one seat in the first lady's box will remain empty in honor of the victims of gun violence. the new year is getting off to a memorable start for one family in west columbia. thanks to help from his loved ones and social media -- a local veteran has accomplished something he's been try to do for more than two decades. wis' mike desumma has the story. "we couldn't find you...and " "23 years." in recent days --- 53 year old ronald johnson has spent a lot of hours in front of his computer. time spent...connecting... "i had nothing from kelly...other then the picture that was in my wallet." for the retired army veteran it's been a 23 year journey to find his two children. he says his daughter and son were both taken to germany when he and his first wife separated in the early 90's. after that, johnson says, he could not find them.
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"i actually hired a private eye to try and find my kids...13 years ago...and it didn't go anywhere." he says the army could not help either. in the end, his step- children encouraged him to try facebook. finally -- a breatk- through, just days ago. "i got the message on the sixth of january." it was a message from kelly johnson --- who lives in nuremburg. "we're good ...and she has been trying to find him for the last 5 years. "i search i guess 20,000 -- 30,000 ron johnsons." "how much love he gave me." of my daddy." now both are spending time catching up. ron has also reconnected with his son ron jr...and also met his grandson shawn. "are you ready to come see grandpa?" "he has the same eyes...they didn't change...you're still looking good dad." "this is all one big happy family."
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more time to grow. ron is trying to bring his kids back home for a reunion in the you can see more on this story online at wistv.com. coming up... we look ahead to tonight's matchup with the tigers taking on the crimson tide in the college football national title game. plus... gamecock women's basketball remain perfect with a dominant performance sunday. all this and more in joe gorchow's morning sportswrap. break 1 one night determines everything.
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monday... clemson faces alabama in the college football national championship game. tigers... seek to claim the program's second ever national title.
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how the tigers are feeling... ahead of the biggest showdown of the year. henry: "are you looking forward to the moment where it's time to stop talking about the game and just play the game?" leggett: "i'm definitely excited. i mean i wish the game would have been the day after the orange bowl. we're all excited. when we found out it was alabama we were even more excited. been preparing as much as we can. it's going to be a pretty good challenge for us. i think we match up well. i think we will do what we need to do to win." henry: the hype from this game.... does it go up a notch or another level going into the orange bowl? leggett: "we're definitely trying to treat it like another game. it is the national championship game. the biggest game in college
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haven't won it in 34 years. definitely a lot of pressure coming into this game. definitely going to try to get behind each other and just do the best we can really. it's a big game. the orange bowl was a big game. if we lost one we wouldn't be sitting in the position we're at. they are all big games. so we're just going to play it like any other game really." time to talk hoops. prior to carolina's game at home today... usc announced kaydra duckett stepped away from team activities to focus on academics this semester. the former dreher star... becomes the second guard to leave the program this season. to showdown between second ranked usc and 20th ranked missouri. === carolina in control from the opening tip.
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glass for the and one. coates surpasses the one-thousand career point mark in this game. === later in the first frame... tiffany mitchell... in transition... tough bucket. hoop and the harm. part of an 11-0 run to start. mitchell finishes with 19 points. == a'ja wilson... sizes up her prety and devours the tigers defender. bucket... and one. wilson 11 points 11 boards. === gamecocks defensue suffocated the tigers... they forced 14 steals... seven blocks... off this turnover... khadijah sessions finishes strong at the other end. carolina steam rolls mizzou... winning 83-58. carolina now 15-0 on the season. ===
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drops the ball off for donte flies up the floor... and delivers a rim rocker. so he whips the ball out to === under 30 seconds to go... feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold.
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40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that could develop in the gulf by the weekend giving us a chance of precipitation. again, several days out but watching. break 2
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revamping pretty soon... because of something the country's financial gurus have done. details from nbc's chris clackum. when the federal reserve raised interest rates last month.. and said there would be further "gradual" increases
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2016... ...a lot of consumers were sent scrambling for the calculator to see what that'll do to monthly budgets. 12:34:30 "as interest rates go up, you're going to see that very quickly reflected in your credit card and home equity lines of credit. typically, within one to two statement cycles, you'll see that higher rate reflected" greg mcbride..senior analyst at bankrate.com.. says especially on consumers with adjustible rate mortgage loans, scheduled to reset this year. 12:35:07 "and if the fed has raised interest rates a few times by the time your loan resets, you could be looking at a nasty payment increase" he says generally, when interest rates rise on credit, they also rise on what banks pay customers with savings accounts... just not as quickly. 12:35:55 "a lot of banks are not going to be raising interest rates right away and even once they do, in rate of inflation" can loans won't be affected that much...which may help car sales continue the record pace they set in 2015.
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uber announced over the weekend in a blog post that it's cutting ride prices in 100 u-s and canadian cities. it's something the ride- sharing app has done in the past due to supply and demand... as demand for rides drops in january as people hunker down at home. it's not clear what kind of discount to expect since they're different in each city, but uber is hoping the price cuts will pull people off their couches. still to come this morning on sunrise... see how a century-old building in omaha, nebraska transformed into an ice castle overnight. break 3 feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying
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empty-handed. meaning that this wednesday's drawing will set a new bar for prize money, and give hope to millions of ticket-holders. kristen dahlgren has more. it's the moment that dashed millions of
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nat and then... created more than a billion new ones... jd: pay off my student loans and invest ka: pay off mine too. jd: maybe parent's mortgages definitely. and then travel. with no winner in saturdays record jackpot, the powerball pot now grows to an unprecedented 1.3 billion so high that some billboards can't accommodate the sum... they only show millions ... mos we laughed about that this morning, because we said: "isn't 200 million or
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us? it's double the previous record when mega millions paid a measly 656 win last fall... bringing the odds from one in professor phillip protter breaks kd: that's what this means, pp: sales down 19 percent in 2014.. since the changes the pot has it's crazy. i don't even know what we would do with it, but. we'll see" and so across the country, cue the craziness.... " i've never seen cops, uh, directing traffic going into a gas station." and a powerball frenzy david kristen dahlgren nbc news new york the destruction of a pub in omaha, nebraska became a spectacle of fire and ice. emergency crews were called to the scene saturday night when an explosion engulfed a century-old building in flames. firefighters battled the flames until morning in below-freezing temperatures... hosing down the burning brick structure. in the frigid temperatures... the water
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building into what looked like an ice castle. the pub owner says three people were treated for injuries. the time is now 4:-- sam bleiweis will join us in the
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football is among us as the clemson tigers prepare to take on the alabama crimson tide tonight. more on how fans who made the trip out west are preparing for the big showdown. and... breaking overnight... a famed musician dies after a long battle with cancer. more on the legacy of david bowie as his friends, family and fans remember his life. plus... weather today. it's monday, january 11th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning.
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i'm mary king. i'm sam bleiweis. len kiese has the morning off. it's five o'clock on this monday, january 11th. just into the alert center this morning. legendary musician, david bowie has died this morning at the age of 69. the rock innovator passed sunday night after a long battle with cancer. this was the announcement on his official social media pages saying bowie "died peacefully" sunday "surrounded by his family and friends" after an 18- month battle. bowie's unique sound and over the top persona pushed the boundaries of rock and roll. along with creating the mystical alter ego, ziggy stardust, bowie is credited as one of the creators of "glam rock." the singer had just released his 25-th album "blackstar" on
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temperatures are expected to be below freezing as you wake up this morning, but you might not need a winter coat as the day continues. we're going to see some warmer temperatures as the day goes on. tim miller's got your first alert forecast this morning. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. the biggest day in this year's college football
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the clemson tigers are set to take on the alabama crimson tide tonight in glendale, arizona for the 2016 national title. and as you can expect, tigers fans who made their way out to glendale are among a huge clemson family. a 'fan fest' was held at fans central in the phoenix convention center over the weekend. die-hard clemson fans participated in combine skills and competitive activities to get them pumped up ahead of tonight's game. " we'll we have been mostly enjoying all the festivities - fan fest. hanging out with a bunch of clemson fans - the clemson family having a there's a whole lot to do. i don't think you can do it all but we're trying." fans also got to hear from former clemson quarterback -- tajh boyd.
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leading up to the big game throughout the morning. michal higdon will be live with the latest in our six a-m hour of sunrise. later today, forget to tune in on wis. clemson versus alabama starts at 8:30 on espn. to find out more information about a man killed in a downtown columbia shooting friday night. the coroner says 23- year-old rodney francis, the second died early saturday morning. police are still looking for this black and gray chevy avalanche. officers say shots were fired from this suv as francis was leaving club rue 77. police say the shooting may have resulted from a fight between two groups. if you have any information, call crime stoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. if you have any information, call crime stoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. police are investigating a fire at the former home of ex-north charleston police officer michael slager. investigators say a neighbor put out the small fire at slager's former home in
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on friday night. witnesses say they saw someone running away from the home before the fire. slager is charged with murder in the shooting death of walter scott. he was released on bond last week and is on house arrest. a 23-year-old anderson county woman faces a murder charge after her newborn baby was found in a field. authorities say joanie holcombe didn't want her newborn baby, and left it in a field near highway 24 back in december. on saturday, a man discovered the baby's body. she's being held at the anderson county detention center. her bond hearing is tomorrow. new in the world of politics today... hillary clinton gets a key endorsement as donald trump sets his sights on his closest competition on the republican side. nbc's edward lawrence has the latest on the race to be president. pressure grows in the presidential race for the white house. hillary clinton picked up a key endorsement from former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her astronaut husband. they say clinton is the only candidate who
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presidnetial candidate :15 - :24 "it's the only industry in our country where we have given that kind of cart blanche where you can do whatever you want to do with no fear of legal consequences." senator bernie sanders says he can be tough on gun manufacturers. presidnetial candidate :29 - :41 "when gun manufacturers for example are selling guns into an area and know that those guns are going into the hands of criminals absolutely those gun manufacturers should be held accountable" a new nbc news/ wall street journal / marist poll shows iowa closer than ever with three weeks to go. within the margin of error, clinton slightly leads sanders. same with the republicans.. senator ted cruz has a lead over donald trump. so trump took aim at cruz's eligibility to be president because he was born in canada. presidnetial candidate 1:02 - 1:09 "from ted's stand point and from the party's stand point.. he has to solve this problem because the democrats will sue him if he is the nominee." cruz believes the matter is settled. south carolina will be in the spotlight tomorrow night as governor nikki haley
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washington with reaction to president obama's state of the union address. governor haley says the country has great challenges but also great opportunities, and she intends to talk about both. she is the country's youngest governor and the first south carolinian to deliver a response to the state of the union. a south carolinian will be at the state of the union address on tuesday. edith childs -- a greenwood council member will be one of two dozen guests in the first lady's box. president obama first noticed childs on the campaign trail in 2007 when she helped fire up the crowds. one seat in the first lady's box will remain empty in honor of the victims of gun violence. you can get your good eats on for a good price in the midlands this week as restaurant week rolls on. it's an 11 day celebration of south carolina cuisine across the state. from fine dining to casual, more than 100 restaurants in the columbia area are participating. the general manager of ruth's chris steakhouse in columbia says it's one of their
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bringing thousands of customers to their restaurant. "the relationships we build from the guests that don't normall come in, we get to build those long lasting relationships that we can keep cultivating over the years. they come in and sample us on restaurant week. it just gives us that opportunityto get people that don't normall come to ruth's chris the opportunity to come in and try us." restaurant week wraps up on friday. for a list of participating locations, head to wis tv dot com. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. next on news 10 sunrise... it's a milestone for the city of charleston, as one mayor will leave and another will be
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mayor will leave and another will be sworn-in. we'll have a live report from the holy city coming up with the latest as john tecklenburg follows the legacy of longtime mayor joe riley. today for the first time since
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xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxmayor-elect john tecklenburg will be sworn in today, following the legacy of longtime mayor joe riley. that swearing-in ceremony will happen at noon on the steps of the charleston city hall. raycom's aaron maybin joins us from downtown charleston this morning. today marks the end of era for the city of charleston. four-decades with joe riley as mayor. the swearing ceremony of mayor-elect john tecklenburg happening on top of those steps behind me today. to get there, the businessman had to win a general election against five other candidates and then a run off election. from the election until today, teckleburg tells me that he's been preparing to make this historic passing of powers, as seamless as possible... "the first order of business is just to assure that we have a smooth transition and i'm
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there is a lot of pressure for mayor-elect john tecklenburg to follow in the footsteps of the longtime mayor. but he says he's prepared, excited and working to make things smooth. he tells me he will continue with the theme of his campaign and that's focusing on the city's quality of life. as for filling shoes that have been worn by a mayor riley for 40 years, tecklenburg says he has his own shoes to walk in to leave his mark in the holy city. as for joe riley. he's not done just yet! he's finished with his last full day in office, but until tecklenburg is sworn in today, he'll continue with tensions remain high in the philadelphia police department after a new threat against officers surfaces. tipster told
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not over" and that three radical shooters are still at large. the tip comes days after a man named edward archer reportedly shot officer jesse hartnett's patrol car and opened fire at a close range. officers say archer then pledged his allegiance to isis and said he did the shooting in the name of islam during his arrest. a 24-year-old woman accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of jewelry in five southern states is set to appear before a federal judge in georgia today. abigail kemp was arrested on friday after she was wanted here in south carolina, georgia, north carolina, florida and tennessee. federal investigators say kemp conducted at least six armed robberies in those states since april. the fbi says they used her social media accounts to link a getaway vehicle used in the robbies back to her. residents in southwest florida are still working to recover this morning after a tornado touched down this weekend. the national weather service confirmed the e-f two tornado rolled through cape coral saturday night.
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miles-per-hour and scattered debris for about 12 miles. officials say several homes were damaged and about 10-thousand people were left without power. no deaths or serious injuries were reported. a shelter was opened for residents whose homes sustained damage. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with
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conference showdown at home sunday against the 20- th ranked missouri tigers. defense was the story of this game, with the gamecocks forcing 14 steals and 7 blocks. usc cruised to a 83 to 58 win, improving to 15-and-oh on the season. they play again thursday at kentucky. meanwhile, the usc men kept pace with the women on saturday. neither team is showing any sign of being the first to lose a game. the gamecocks hosted vanderbilt at home. they too stayed perfect, winning 69 to 65, and are also 15- and-oh. they'll play wednesday at alabama. over in greenville on sunday -- the clemson men in a tough game against 16th ranked lousiville. and the tigers were able to pull off the upset. clemson wins 66 to 62. after having the weekend off -- the panthers now know who they'll play in the playoffs this weekend. it will be a rematch this sunday at bank of america stadium when the panthers welcome
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the seahawks beat minnesota in the wild car round sunday to advance to the next round. carolina won at seattle earlier in the season 27 to 23. game time this weekend is 1:05. coming up on news 10 sunrise... if you don't win the powerball this week- don't fear. prices at the pump continue to drop as we head into the second full week of 2016. the very low prices we could see that will save some change in your wallet. dylan dreyer what a playoff game here in minneapolis. the marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes,
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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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vikings falling just a point shy, losing to the seahawks who are now headed to charlotte. and i
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going to be about 50 degrees warmer in charlotte. at kickoff yesterday it was six degrees where the cold is heading next. how low will gas prices get this year? triple-a reports today's national average is one dollar and 96 cents for a gallon of regular unleaded. here in columbia, triple-a reports prices are down to a dollar and 72 cents. officials say oil prices are dropping, and that- along with a combined strong refinery blue bell ice cream is facing another problem with listeria. the company says the bacteria was recently found in one of its production plants. but, blue bell says no listeria has been found in any of its products. in a statement, the company says it is testing every batch of ice cream produced for listeria. all of its products last year due to the same problem. the company is under federal investigation for its handling of the contamination. three people have died and 10 others were reported sick. jury selection starts today in
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baltimore police officer charged with second- degree murder in the freddie gray case. caesar goodson faces the most serious charges in gray's death. gray died back in april, after sustaining injuries in the back of a baltimore police van. goodson reportedly drove the van carrying gray during the night of his death. he's the second of six officers to go on trial. a man charged in the killing a 2-year-old massachusetts girl whose body was found in a boston harbor will be in court today facing murder charges. michael mccarthy is accused of killing his girlfriend's daughter, bella bond. the girl was known for months as "baby doe." her mother, rachelle bond, has pleaded not guilty to being an accessory after the fact to murder. she's now being held for one million dollars cash bail. there is some relief for residents in flint, michigan, after the area was placed under a state of emergency due to contaminated water. state officials have teamed up with the red cross to provide new water resource sites for flint residents. residents can pick up bottled water, water filters, replacement cartridges and home water testing kits at the locations.
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open. the city's drinking water was determined to be contaminated with lead last week. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. we'll of course have coverage leading up to the
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michal higdon will be live with the latest in our six a-m hour of sunrise. later tonight, don't forget to tune in to watch our special coverage -- "chasing a championship." it's all happening at 7:30 -- right here on wis. clemson versus alabama starts at 8:30 on espn. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day
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sunrise. i'm sam bleiweis, filling in for len kiese. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this monday, january 11th. top stories as you're waking up this morning... excitement is building in arizona as clemson gets set to battle it out with alabama for the national championship. and the head coaches say they're teams are both ready for tonight's matchup. ahead we'll hear from clemson coach dabo swinney and alabama coach nick saban on team conditions before play. plus... legendary musician david bowie passed away early this morning. he was 69 years old. bowie suffered a long battle with cancer. bowie's unique sound and over the top persona pushed the boundaries of rock and roll. the singer had just released his 25th album
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also his birthday. temperatures are expected to be below freezing as you wake up this morning, but you might not need a winter coat as the day continues. we're going to see some warmer temperatures as the day goes on. tim miller's got your first alert forecast this morning. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with highs in the lower 50s.
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the biggest day in this year's college football season is finally here! the clemson tigers are set to take on the alabama crimson tide tonight in glendale, arizona for the 2016 national title. the teams are expected to take the field for warm-ups later this afternoon. the tigers and crimson tide first played football 115 years ago, with clemson
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it's the 16th time clemson and alabama have met in the history of both programs. alabama leads the overall series 12 to three. as both teams take the field at university of phoenix stadium tonight...they'll be lining up to play their 15th game of the season. when the tigers won the 1981 crown...they played only 12 games. now with the addition of conference championship games and a four team playoff...that adds three more games to the schedule. that means more wear and tear on the student- athletes. "we finished the season playing 10 in a row, and the last stretch of that was a challenge because this is obviously a physical game, and it's mentally taxing, and the balance of school and all those things, but our guys did as good a job as they could handling that. we were able to really get our team physically and mentally and emotionally kind of geared back up, and i think the timing of this has been excellent because it's almost like we've got ready for the opener again." "well, i think that as a coach you certainly acknowledge the fact that your
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the 15th game of the season, and i think you have to respect that in every way. you try to get people not to focus on necessarily how they feel but to make decisions about what they need to do to continue to play well." both the tide and the tigers are used to playing extremely long seasons. since two thousand nine...bama will have played 96 games...counting tonight...clemson 95. the big difference....alabama has won three national championships during that time. the tigers will try to keep them from winning a fourth tonight. we'll of course have coverage leading up to the big game throughout the day. michal higdon will be live with the latest in our six a-m hour of sunrise. later tonight, forget to tune in to watch our special coverage -- "chasing a championship." it's all happening at 7:30 -- right here on wis. just coming into the wis alert center this morning.
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arrested 4 teens who were involved in the gang-rape of a teenager in a new york city playground. surveillance video shows five men- identified by police as suspects- entering a convenience store before the assault thursday. an 18-year-old woman and her father were walking through a brooklyn playground when police say the group attacked. one man pointed a gun at her father, forcing him to leave. police say each man raped the teen. she was taken to a local hospital. police say two of the suspects are 15-years-old and the others are 14- years-old and 17-years- old. one suspect is still at- large. construction on a newberry bridge is expected to begin, and last more than a year. the college street bridge will be under construction starting today. that means the road between caldwell street and tench street will be blocked. a contractor is replacing the bridge that crosses scott's creek. there's a detour from college to speers street to nance to harrington street and back to college.
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may of next year. there's no update yet on whether parts of the cayce riverwalk will reopen today as originally hoped. cayce leaders had said they hoped to have three of the four phases back open by today, but some wet weather over the weekend may have impacted those plans. the riverwalk park has been closed again since the latest round of wet weather caused flooding in late december. it's been closed at least four times since last august. this morning, the fire marshal is still investigating a house fire that killed one woman in columbia. 76-year-old johnnie mae newton died from carbon monoxide poisoning after her home caught fire. the incident happened friday night on the 11- hundred block of quiet lane. that's off decker boulevard in columbia. the man accused of kidnapping and murdering heather elvis is set to be in court today. sidney moorer will appear in a horry county courtroom- but it isn't in connection to the heather elvis case. moorer will reportedly be facing charges for unpaid debts tied to a credit account with toys r us.
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for owing more than six thousand dollars while in jail during the pending murder case. it's certainly been a memorable start to 2016 for a west columbia veteran. he was able to reunite with his two children after looking for them for the last 23 years. that's how long ronald johnson says it's been. johnson was serving in the u-s army on deployment when he says his first wife took his two children to germany and refused contact. that was back in 1992. johnson says he tried going through the german government but got no help from it or the u-s army. in the end he says facebook was the difference maker. he created a profile and by posting pictures he finally made contact with his daughter kelly johnson. she lives in nurmberg, is married and has a son of her own. "soon as i lay down my phone beeped.. i pulled my phone up..i sit up in the bed and i looked at my phone and i said..'ifound my daughter!' "i searched over...i guess 20,000...30,000 ronald d.
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johnson says he has also made contact with his other child in germany... his son ronald johnson jr. he says both he and his daughter are trying to go through the immigration process so they can move to the u-s. much of the nation has it's eyes glued to the used to be"... that's according to republican presidential frontrunner donald trump. more on what he said during a rally last night in nevada as he discussed america's game. football is the latest target of
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eyes glued to the powerball jackpot that continues to climb ahead of wednesday's next drawing. no one claimed saturday night's prize so the jackpot now stands at a record $1.3 billion dollars. a jackpot so high, some powerball billboards cannot go past 999 million dollars. lines at lottery locations have been out the door and around the building as many try their luck at getting their hands on a winning ticket. again the next jackpot drawing is this getting their hands on a winning ticket. again the next jackpot drawing is this
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football is the latest target of an attack by donald trump. the republican presidential frontrunner spoke about the sport at a rally in reno, nevada last night. trump says football just isn't what it used to be. take a listen. "you used to see these tackles and it was incredible to watch, right. now they tackle, oh, head on head collision, 15 yards. the whole game is all screwed up. you say, wow, what a tackle, bing, flag. football's become soft. football has become soft. now i'll be criticized for that, they'll say isn't that terrible. but football's become soft like our country has become soft, it's true.
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." trump also added that he rarely watches football. the new star wars movie has dominated in the box office for a fourth straight weekend. "the force awakens" held the top spot this weekend, banking another 41-million dollars. it just became the third best-selling move of all times. the number-two spot this weekend went to "the revenant." the historic drama with leonardo di caprio raked in 38- million dollars. it's followed by will ferrell's comedy "daddy's home" with 15-million, and horror flick "the forest" with 13-million. tina fey and amy poehler's comedy "sisters" was fifth, bringing in more than seven-million dollars. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start
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highs in the lower 50s. in night with its fair share of
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world cup final took place in argentina over the weekend. the u-s finished first in the team category, and an argentine won the individual competition. two-hundred and thirty players from twenty six countries competed in the tournament. footgolf is a hybrid sport that
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soccer and golf. players must kick the ball into a hole in as few kicks as possible, avoiding classic golf obstacles such as water hazards, sand traps and rough grass. the tournament is divided into individual and team categories. the united states team won the team category. footgolf is believed to have been created in the netherlands in 2008. the big winner at sundays golden turned out to be the western revenge epic
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lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman to the united states. the famed fugitive was recaptured following a dramatic, months-long hunt. officials warn that the extraditing process could take a long time as guzman's lawyers file legal appeals and maneuver to keep their client in mexico, where he has already escaped from maximum security prisons twice. on sunday, agents formally notified guzman that he was wanted in the united states. high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. the big winner at sundays golden
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western revenge epic "revenant". the film took home 3 of the night's biggest awards including best motion picture drama, best actor in a movie drama for the film's star leonardo dicaprio. "the martian", took best motion picture comedy honors... and its star matt damon won best comedy actor. the crowd favorite of the night came for syvester stallone, winning the golden globe from best supporting actor for resurrecting his rocky balboa character in "creed".
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mega-hits like "game of thrones" and "empire". jon hamm won best actor in drama series for his final season of "mad men". best television actress in a limited series honors went to lady gaga for "american horror story: hotel". uber is cutting its prices... to compete with your couch. over the weekend, the ridesharing company announced in a blog post that it's cutting ride prices in 100 u-s and canadian cities. it's something uber has done in the past due to supply and demand, after discovering demand for rides drops in january as people hunker down at home. it's not clear what kind of discount you should expect since they're different in each city, but uber is hoping the price cuts pull you off the couch.
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trending across social media this morning. the tech giant has registered apple dot car and other auto- related domains, fueling speculation it may be developing a self-driving car. apple already has a car-related product called carplay... which syncs your iphone with a car's built-in display. happy birthday to everyone celebrating today!! send your birthday club pictures to:
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the texas mother of the so-called affluenza teen will ask a judge to reduce her bond today. attorneys for tonya couch say her million-dollar bail is too high. couch reportedly helped her son ethan flee to mexico as prosecutors investigated whether he had violated his probation in a drunken driving case. ethan couch killed four people while driving drunk in 2013. the supreme court will hear arguments today on union dues. the justices will be asked to decide whether state government workers who choose not to join a union can still be required to pay a share of union dues to cover the cost of negotiating contracts. the ruling would affect public
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high pressure will build into the area, dry and cool conditions will prevail to start the workweek with highs in the lower 50s. don't forget to tune in tonight to watch our special coverage -- "chasing a championship." it's at 7:30 tonight -- right here on wis. the game starts at 8:30 on espn. michal higdon will be live coming up in just a few minutes. the time is now . thanks for starting your day
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right now on news 10 sunrise... a live report from glendale ahead of tonight's game. and... breaking overnight... a famed musician pases after a long battle with cancer. more on the legacy of david bowie as his friends, family and fans remember his life. plus... weather today. it's monday, january 11th. and news 10 sunrise starts right now. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm mary king. i'm sam bleiweis. len kiese has the morning off. it's 6 o'clock on this monday.
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the biggest day in this year's college football season. at 8:30 tonight the clemson tigers will take on the alabama crimson tide for the 2016 national title. our michal higdon has been in the midst of it all and michal how are things out there this morning? i'm right outside the university of phoenix stadium where the national championship game will be played. and even though it's early you can feel the excitement, the anticipation of what's to come later tonight. both clemson and alabama have been preparing all season for this moment. since they arrived each team held one full practice and the rest have been walk-throughs at their hotels. the first time the teams will set foot on the playing field of tonight's game will be when they warm-up later this afternoon. excitement, the anticipation of what's to come later tonight. both clemson and alabama have rest have been walk-throughs at their hotels. the first time the teams will meet for the 16th time in the history of the two programs with alabama owning a 12-3 all-time advantage in the
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tigers. head coach dabo swinney says it all boils down to how you play the night of the game. and tens of thousands of fans will be watching that showdown tonight many of them ready for a great game. "this is something i think the best way to describe it is giddy. and a little bit, everybody has that 'pinch me' feeling because is this really happening? we did win that national championship back in 1981, it's been a little bit of time that's taken place since then, and so many people have come out and said i just can't believe we're here again." "everybody is really excited about being here. i think most fans realize this is a rare occurrence and are just enjoying it for what it is." and you can enjoy it as well tonight at 8:30 eastern time. the national championship game will air on espn. and some say this game is going to boil down to clemson's offense and alabama's defense. i'll have the breakdown on that coming up in the next half hour. reporting live from the university of phoenix stadium,
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we'll be checking in with michal throughout the rest of the morning. and don't forget to tune in to watch our speial coverage tonight -- "chasing a championship." it's all happening at 7:30 -- right here on wis. some even colder temperatures are heading our way. let's head over to tim miller now for a check of your forecast. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle
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just into the wis alert center this morning. legendary musician, david bowie has died sunday night at the age of 69 after a long battle with cancer. reactions to his death are pouring in through social media this morning. this was the announcement on his official social media pages saying bowie "died peacefully" sunday "surrounded by his family and friends" after an 18- month battle with cancer.
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singer david bowie on social media, with politicians and actors offering their recollections of the late star. we're hearing from kanye west and british prime minister david cameron calling the death of david bowie "a huge loss." the singer had just released his 25th album "blackstar" on friday the same day he turned 69. investigators hope a vehicle may lead them to the person responsible for a shooting that killed a man. the coroner says 23- year-old rodney francis, the second died early saturday morning after being shot friday night in columbia. police are still looking for this black and gray chevy avalanche. officers say shots were fired from this suv as francis was leaving club rue 77. police say the shooting may have resulted from a fight between two groups. if you have any information, call crime stoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. police are investigating a fire at the former home of ex-north charleston police officer michael slager. investigators say a neighbor put out the small
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berkeley county on friday night. witnesses say they saw someone running away from the home before the fire. slager is charged with murder in the shooting death of walter scott. he was released on bond last week and is on house arrest. a 23-year-old anderson county woman faces a murder charge after her newborn baby was found in a field. authorities say joanie holcombe didn't want her newborn baby, and left it in a field near highway 24 back in december. on saturday, a man discovered the baby's body. she's being held at the anderson county detention center. her bond hearing is tomorrow. today for the first time since 1975, charleston will have a new mayor. mayor-elect john tecklenburg will be sworn in today, following the legacy of longtime mayor joe riley. joe riley has been the mayor for four decades. teckleburg beat out five candidates in a general election, and says he's been preparing to make this historic passing of powers, as seamless as possible. "the first order of business is just to assure that we have a smooth transition and i'm
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continue with the theme of his campaign and that's focusing on the city's quality of life. that swearing-in ceremony will happen at noon on the steps of the charleston city hall. you can get your good eats on for a good price in the midlands this week as restaurant week rolls on. it's an 11 day celebration of south carolina cuisine across the state. from fine dining to casual, more than 100 restaurants in the columbia area are participating. the general manager of ruth's chris steakhouse in columbia says it's one of their busiest times of the year... bringing thousands of customers to their restaurant. "the relationships we build from the guests that don't normall come in, we get to build those long lasting relationships that we can keep cultivating over the years. they come in and sample us on restaurant week. it just gives us that opportunityto get people that don't normall come to ruth's chris the opportunity to come in
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restaurant week wraps up on sunday. for a list of participating locations, head to wis tv dot com. let's get a check of your forecast now, here's tim miller. feeling brisk today. thaas another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that could develop in the up next on sunrise -- a possible
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how a historic building ended up looking like a scene out of the movie frozen. a standoff has ended safely this morning.
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little rock police took a third suspect into custody following an officer involved shooting at red lobster over the weekend. these are pictures from twitter posted by the little rock police department. authorities say an off-duty police officer working
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in an attempted robbery. around 2 am this morning, the 3rd suspect 25 year old kenneth nelson who was holed up in an apartment was arrested after a standoff with the little rock swat team. the officer is expected to be ok. new in the world of politics today... hillary clinton gets a key endorsement as donald trump sets his sights on his closest competition on the republican side. nbc's edward lawrence has the latest on the race to be president. pressure grows in the presidential race for the white house. hillary clinton picked up a key endorsement from former congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her astronaut husband. they say clinton is the only candidate who can stand up to the gun lobby. presidnetial candidate :15 - :24 "it's the only industry in our country where we have given that kind of cart blanche where you can do whatever you want to do with no fear of legal consequences." senator bernie sanders says he
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presidnetial candidate :29 - :41 "when gun manufacturers for example are selling guns into an area and know that those guns are going into the hands of criminals absolutely those gun manufacturers should be held accountable" a new nbc news/ wall street journal / marist poll shows iowa closer than ever with three weeks to go. within the margin of error, clinton slightly leads sanders. same with the republicans.. senator ted cruz has a lead over donald trump. so trump took aim at cruz's eligibility to be president because he was born in canada. presidnetial candidate 1:02 - 1:09 "from ted's stand point and from the party's stand point.. he has to solve this problem south carolina will be in the night as governor nikki haley will be in washington with reaction to president obama's state of the union address. governor haley says the country has great challenges but also great
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intends to talk about both. she is the country's youngest governor and the first south carolinian to deliver a response to the state of the union. a south carolinian will be at the state of the union address on tuesday. edith childs -- a greenwood council member will be one of two dozen guests in the first lady's box. president obama first noticed childs on the campaign trail in 2007 when she helped fire up the crowds. one seat in the first lady's box will remain empty in honor of the victims of gun violence. a southwest florida community is picking up the pieces after a tornado tore through the area over the weekend. governor rick scott visited cape coral on sunday, where that tornado touched down late saturday night. the national weather service says it was an e-f two with winds up to 135 miles-per-hour. some homes were damaged, but there were no deaths or serious injuries reported. check this out -- a historical house in omaha, nebraska became a spectacle ice after it went up in flames. a century old pub caught fire
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explosion saturday night. firefighters battled the flames through the night, as temperatures plummeted. and by morning -- the building resembled an ice castle. three people were treated for injuries, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. == no toss == feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower chance of precipitation. again, several days out but watching. today's picture the weather is from james stone, doby's mill elem send us your weather pictures to
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columbia, sc 29202. tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive with your first alert traffic. the usc women are still going strong as they enter the heart of s-e-c play. the gamecocks had a big conference showdown at home
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th ranked missouri tigers. defense was the story of this game, with the gamecocks forcing 14 steals and 7 blocks. usc cruised to a 83 to 58 win, improving to 15-and-oh on the season. they play again thursday at kentucky. meanwhile, the usc men kept pace with the women on saturday. neither team is showing any sign of being the first to lose a game. the gamecocks hosted vanderbilt at home. they too stayed perfect, winning 69 to 65, and are also 15- and-oh. they'll play wednesday at alabama. over in greenville on sunday -- the clemson men in a tough game against 16th ranked lousiville. and the tigers were able to pull off the upset. clemson wins 66 to 62. after having the weekend off -- the panthers now know who they'll play in the playoffs this weekend. it will be a rematch this sunday at bank of america stadium when the panthers welcome the seattle seahawks to town. the seahawks beat minnesota in the wild car round sunday to advance to
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carolina won at seattle earlier in the season 27 to 23. game time this weekend is 1:05. up next -- a look at your monday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying
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abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high
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or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that could develop in the the occupation of a national wildlife area is in its second week. the small, armed group seized the malheur national wildlife refuge in oregon on january 2. the members are upset over federal land policies. the leader, ammon bundy, says they will only leave the building when there is a plan to transfer control of federal land to locals. over the weekend, bundy's mother sent an email to supporters asking for supplies for her son's group. jury selection starts today in the trial of another baltimore police officer charged with in the freddie gray case. caesar goodson faces second degree murder, the most serious charges in gray's death. gray died back in april, after sustaining injuries in
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van. goodson reportedly drove the van carrying gray during the night of his death. he's the second of six officers to go on trial. there is some relief for residents in flint, michigan, after the area was placed under a state of emergency due to contaminated water. state officials have teamed up with the red cross to provide bottled water and other resources as designated locations. state police will be handing supplies out door-to-door starting tuesday,. the city's drinking water was determined to be contaminated with lead last week. as you get ready for your morning drive, we've got a glimpse into what that trip may look like in the not too distant future. the detroit auto show opens this morning with a display of horsepower and high- tech. car sales reached a record 17-point-5 million dollars last year -- growth the auto industry hasn't seen since the 19-20's.. some of those futuristic cars will likely have a big price tag. and if you win the powerball -- you might be
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ahead at 6:30 -- a look at how people are reacting to what's now the biggest jackpot in the history of the world. and a live look at the university of phoenix stadium where clemson and alabama will play their historic battle for the national championship title tonight. we've got plenty more "chasing a championship" coverage ahead, including another live report from our michal higdon. stay with us. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with sunrise. i'm sam bleiweis, filling in for
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i'm mary king. it's 6:30, on this monday, january 11th. top stories as you're waking up this morning... excitement is building in arizona as clemson gets set to battle it out with alabama for the national championship. our michal higdon will join us live from glendale, with a preview of the big game. plus... legendary musician david bowie passed away early this morning. he was 69 years old. bowie suffered a long battle with cancer. bowie's unique sound and over the top persona pushed the boundaries of rock
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the singer had just released his 25th album "blackstar" on friday- which was also his birthday. and tim miller's keeping an eye on your first alert forecast. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that could develop in the gulf by the weekend giving us a chance of precipitation. again, several days out but watching.
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at 8:30 tonight, number one clemson will go head to head against number two alabama for the chance to become national champions. it's been an incredible season for both teams, clemson is 14 and 0 and alabama has one loss for the season. it's a showdown that will go down in the books and our michal higdon is live from the university of phoenix stadium this morning with the latest. everyone is getting set up here in glendale. there's a ton of media but there's tens of thousands of fans as well. and the energy is contagious as we get closer to kick-off.
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clemson leads the nation in total victories for the season that was also the last year they went to the national title game and won. spectators say this game is going to come down to clemson's offense and alabama's defense. clemson's quarterback deshaun watson has nearly 34-hundred yards passing and over one- thousand yards rushing. but if you look at alabama's secondary they have forced 21 turnovers, 16 interceptions and 5 fumbles in the past 11 games. both teams say the key is focus going into this game and performing at their best. but the real treat is having a stadium filled with tens of thousands of fans cheering you on. fans, no matter what color they're wearing, say the energy is like none they've ever experienced. "the energy was great even from the plane ride." "you see someone at the airport like an alabama
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bump and i mean it's just the connection with the people all over the country." "i was at the national championship game when i was 15 years old and now i get to experience this with my 18 year old son." the main message is that everyone is extremely excited for this game. 'bama leads this overall series 12-3 however, that number is going to change tonight when the 2016 national champion is crowned. and we'll be there through it wis news 10. while thousands of fans are enjoying the national championship events a group of clemson alum took time out of their vacation to help those in need. about 40 tigers went to serve on sunday at st. vincent de paul, a homeless
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bubba britton, says their goal whenever they travel to bowl games is to make an impact on the local area. they did just that. helping set tables, getting food ready to serve, cleaning up trash and more. bubba britton/clemson alumnus: "you see these volunteers who are giving, as you mentioned, their vacation time, their time with friends and family here in the phoenix area and they're giving that to do something for a fellow person, their fellow man." by donating their time, they were able to serve and feed dozens of homeless in the phoenix area. and don't forget to tune in to watch our special coverage tonight -- "chasing a championship." it's all happening at 7:30 -- right here on wis. construction on a newberry bridge is expected to begin, and last more than a year. the college street bridge will be under construction starting today. that means the road between caldwell street and tench street will be blocked. a contractor is replacing the bridge that crosses
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there's a detour from college to speers street to nance to harrington street and back to college. the road will be closed until may of next year. there's no update yet on whether parts of the cayce riverwalk will reopen today as originally hoped. cayce leaders had said they hoped to have three of the four phases back open by today, but some wet weather over the weekend may have impacted those plans. the riverwalk park has been closed again since the latest round of wet weather caused flooding in late december. it's been closed at least four times since last august. the man accused of kidnapping and murdering heather elvis is set to be in court today. sidney moorer will appear in a horry county courtroom- but it isn't in connection to the heather elvis case. moorer will reportedly be facing charges for unpaid debts tied to a credit account with toys r us. at least 20 detroit public schools are closed today due to a high number of teacher absesnses in
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the district says an alert was issued sunday night on facebook telling parents that it may need to close a "high number of its school buildings" monday if not enough teachers show up for class. some schools were closed last week because of teacher absences. many teachers in detroit are dissatisfied with their pay and the district's poor finances. that is the latest in the alert center, back to you "1.3 billion, i don't know haha you can't even comprehend it yeah yeah." "i would first help my family out but then i want to pick somebody that really, really needs help." much of the nation has it's eyes glued to the powerball jackpot that continues to climb ahead of wednesday's next drawing. no one claimed saturday night's prize so the jackpot now stands at a record $1.3 billion dollars. the highest jackpot ever in the world! a jackpot so high, some powerball billboards cannot go past 999 million
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lines at lottery locations have been out the door and around the building as many try their luck at getting their hands on a winning ticket. again the next jackpot drawing is this wednesday. it's one of hollywoods biggest nights -- the golden globes. and one film stole the show. a recap of the big winners, up next on sunrise. the clemson tigers are in game
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tonight's national championship, but the fans got a head start on the fun. a 'fan fest' was held at fans central in the phoenix convention center over the weekend.
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skills and competitive activities to get them pumped up ahead of tonight's game. " we'll we have been mostly enjoying all the festivities - fan fest. hanging out with a bunch of there's a whole lot to do. i don't think you can do it all tajh boyd. it's certainly been a memorable start to 2016 for a west columbia veteran. he was able to reunite with his two children after looking for them for the last 23 years. that's how long ronald johnson says it's been. johnson was serving in the u-s army on deployment when he says his first wife took his two children to germany and refused contact. that was back in 1992. johnson says he tried going through the german government but got no help from it or the u-s army. in the end he says facebook was the difference maker.
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posting pictures he finally made contact with his daughter kelly johnson. she lives in nurmberg, is married and has a son of her own. "soon as i lay down my phone beeped.. i pulled my phone up..i sit up in the bed and i looked at my phone and i said..'ifound my daughter!' "i searched over...i guess 20,000...30,000 ronald d. johnsons..you know how big america is???" johnson says he has also made contact with his other child in germany... his son ronald johnson jr. he says both he and his daughter feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold.
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40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm watching. the big winner at sundays golden globes ==mary's story== the big winner at sundays golden globes turned out to be the
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"revenant". the film took home 3 of the night's biggest awards including best motion picture drama, best actor in a movie drama for the film's star leonardo dicaprio. "the martian", took best motion picture comedy honors... and its star matt damon won best comedy actor. the crowd favorite of the night came for syvester stallone, winning the golden globe from best supporting actor for resurrecting his rocky balboa character in
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mega-hits like "game of thrones" and "empire". jon hamm won best actor in drama series for his final season of "mad men". best television actress in a limited series honors went to lady gaga for "american horror story: hotel". how low will gas prices get this year? triple-a reports today's
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dollar and 96 cents for a gallon of regular unleaded. here in columbia, triple-a reports prices are down to a dollar and 72 cents. officials say oil prices are dropping, and that- along with a combined strong refinery capacity could push the price of gas to a dollar a gallon in some states.
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uber is cutting its prices... to compete with your couch. over the weekend, the ridesharing company announced in a blog post that it's cutting ride prices in 100 u-s and canadian cities. it's something uber has done in the past due to supply and demand, after discovering demand for rides drops in january as people hunker down at home. it's not clear what kind of discount you should expect since they're different in each city, but uber is hoping the price cuts pull you off the couch. winter has finally caught up to parts of ohio, with some getting their first major snowfall. the national weather service says 1.5 inches of snow fell in toledo, and multiple cities and government agencies began operating under various levels of snow emergencies. some schools have canceled classes for today. that weather is now heading east -- and bringing cold temperatures with it. let's get a check of your forecast with tim. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this
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clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. highs middle 40s, overnight lows in the lower to middle 20s. keeping an eye on our next storm system that could develop in the gulf by the weekend giving us a chance of precipitation. again, several days out but watching. in the wis alert center this morning. the jury selection begins today in the case against officer caesar goodson junior in the death of freddie gray. jury selection is expected to take two days -- with the trial likely to last two to three weeks. goodson is one of six officers charged in gray's death. he drove the van that carried freddie gray from the site of his arrest last april to the police station. goodson is facing second-degree murder. the texas mother of the so-called affluenza teen will ask a judge to reduce her
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attorneys for tonya couch say her million-dollar bail is too high. couch reportedly helped her son ethan flee to mexico as prosecutors investigated whether he had violated his probation in a drunken driving case. ethan couch killed four people while driving drunk in 2013. police in new york city are still looking for a fifth suspect in the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman at a brooklyn playground. already in custody are a 14-year-old, a 17-year-old and two 15-year-old boys. authorities say the woman was attacked thursday night as she and her father walked inside the playground. surveillance video help identify the suspects. the united states deployed a b-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally south korea sunday in a show of force following north korea's nuclear test last week. the b-52 was joined by two fighter planes in a low flight over an air base near seoul. the u-s military said the flight was "in response to recent provocative action by north korea." the time is now
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check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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construction on a newberry bridge is expected to begin, and newberry bridge is expected to begin, and last more than a year.
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be under construction starting today. that means the road between caldwell street and tench street will be blocked. a contractor is replacing the bridge that crosses scott's creek. there's a detour from college to speers street to nance to harrington street and back to college. the road will be closed until may of next year. there's no update yet on whether parts of the cayce riverwalk will reopen today as originally hoped. cayce leaders had said they hoped to have three of the four phases back open by today, but some wet weather over the weekend may have impacted those plans. the riverwalk park has been closed again since the latest round of wet weather caused flooding in late december. it's been closed at least four times since last august. for the first time since 1975, charleston will have a new mayor. joe riley has been the mayor for four decades. today, mayor-elect john tecklenburg will be sworn in today. teckleburg beat out five candidates in a general election, and says he will continue with the theme of his campaign and that's focusing on the city's quality of life. that swearing-in ceremony will happen at noon on the steps of
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history is being made at the university of phoenix stadium tonight in glendale, arizona. clemson facing off against alabama for the national championship title. it all goes down in glendale at 8:30 eastern tonight. the game will air on espn. but be sure to join us for our live special "chasing a championship" tonight at 7:30. sports director, rick henry will join us from glendale for live coverage during our special. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a bit breezy this morning, few high clouds by afternoon, highs near or slightly above 50 tonight, clear, lows upper 20s. turning windy tuesday ahead of a cold front moving through, for the most part my thinking is it will remain dry, temperatures will be in the middle 50s but will fall behind the front. mostly sunny wednesday and cold. could develop in the gulf by the weekend giving us a chance of precipitation. again, several days out but
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. good morning. breaking overnight. legend lost. rock star david bowie has died. changes >> the ground breaking musician losing a private 18-month battle with cancer just days after his 69th birthday this morning a look back at the music and style
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influential artists of his time.
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