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. the first time the team will set foot here on the field will be for warm-ups just before game time. clemson is chasing their first national title since 1981. many say this game is going to come down to clemson's offense and alabama's defense. both teams say tonight's game is going to come down to
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covers alabama for our sister station wtvm, "rick: as you can imagine there are media members from all over the country covering the big game in glendale, including paul stockman, he is a sports anchor reporter at one of our raycom sister station at wtvm in georgia. paul, thanks a lot for joining us. paul: it's great to be here rick, it's a little colder than i thought. rick: yes, cold and rainy not the type of weather i was expecting. okay let's talk a little bit about football, you covered alabama tell us why the crimson tide will beat clemson and win their 16th national championship. paul: i tell you what, it all starts with number 2 in the backfield, derrick henry, the heisman trophy winner for a reason. i know everybody loves deshaun watson in your area i gotta say derrick henry earned that right. four 200 yard games he carries the load for this entire offense. then defensively, alabama's front four is going to be something like deshaun watson hasn't seen all
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very physical. they shut down the running attack and they've done a great job of getting in the face of every quarterback they've gone up against this season. rick: but have they faced anyone like deshaun watson, has the arm is very accurate and really can run away from his defenders. paul: well i don't know if he's the same in terms of his accuracy. but i will say joshua dobbs out of tennessee he was a mobile qb everybody thought was going to run all over alabama's defense as well, but alabama got to him five times in route to a victory so it could be a long for clemson if deshaun watson can't get going. rick: okay paul give us a prediction. paul: i think i'm going to have to say it's going to be a good game but i think alabama is going to pull away late 31-14 crimson tide en route to that 16th national title. rick: i think it's going to be a close game, the tigers are going to win their 18th straight game, they're going to knock off the
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to give it 24-21 clemson. hey paul thanks for joining us. not a problem rick, thanks for having me." we'll have coverage all evening leading up to the big game tonight. don't forget to tune in to watch our special coverage -- "chasing a championship." it starts at 7:30 -- right here on wis. clemson versus alabama starts at 8:30 on espn. a frigid start to the week, as we take a look through the wis skycam over the capital city. meteorologist ben tanner is in the first alert weather center tracking what type of temperatures we could see this week. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshinenend 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
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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 o next storm system that could develop in the gulf by the weekend giving us a chance of precipitation. again, several days out but watching. one of the state's biggestt game in arizona because she'll be taking the national stage from her own home. this afternoon we confirmed governor nikki haley will deliver the republican party's reaction to president obama's state of the union address from the governor's mansion. governor haley says the country has great chaenges but also great opportunities, and she intends to talk about both. a south carolinian will be at the state of the union address tuesday night.
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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. sled is now trying to unravel a deadly house fire in elloree. the orangeburg county coroner confirms james rourk was killed in the fire last monday in a home on old number six highway. the homeowner was not home at the time. investigators don't know yet how it started. investigators are asking for help after a man was shot and killed in a downtown columbia friday night. the coroner says 23- year-old rodney francis, the second died early saturday morning. police are looking for a black and gray chevy avalanche. investigators say someone fired shots from the avalanche 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
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construction on a newberry bridge started today and is expected to last more than a year. starting today, the college street bridge is under construction. 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. we are now three weeks from the first vote of the 2016 presidential campaign. the iowa caucus will kick off the process. steve nannes reports, iowa is turning into a horse race for both republicans and democrats. :22-:29 :51-1:01 1:16-1:20 hillary clinton's once commanding lead in iowa now appears to be all but gone... thanks to a late surge from her chief rival. presidential candidate : "i think we have an excellent chance to win here" a new nbc/wall street journal/marist poll shows vermont senator bernie sanders
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trailing by only 3 percent. sanders holds three separate events on monday in the hawkeye state. presidential candidate : "maybe we should have an economy that works for all of the people, not just a handful of billionaires" a win for sanders in iowa -- followed by a win in new hampshire, where he and clinton are also neck and neck -- could put clinton's nomination hopes in danger. presidential candidate : "we've got three weeks to go until the caucus" on monday, the former secretary of state welcomed an endorsement from transportation secretary anthony foxx -- an endorsement she accepted while campaigning... in iowa. presidential candidate : iowa will have the first chance, in the nation, to express its -- your views -- about who we want to be president. meanwhile on the republican side.... presidential candidate : "i love polls when i'm winning" donald trump held a morning rally in new hampshire, where he holds a commananng lead over ted cruz. trump went after the texas senator, once again questioning his citizenship. presidential candidate : "ted cruz has a problem. because the question is, is he a natural born citizen?
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a new quinnipiac university poll has trump at 31 percent... cruz nipping at his heels at 29 percent. in washington, i'm steve nannes reporting as for senator ted cruz, he's also out on the campaign trail today. he holds a "cruz for president" rally in baton rouge, louisiana, this afternoon, followed by a closed- door fundraiser in new orleans. coming up on the news at four... carmakers are rolling out vehicles that drive themselves, and connect, connect connect. we'll take a look inside the north american auto show. and emergency responders are gearing up to take those calls for help... even when those calls are silent. your first alert traffic report
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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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its amazing the creativity a
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unleash. jay gray reports the auto industry is shifting into high gear today in michigan with the start of the north american international auto show. 11-13 25-31 hot wels.. in the motor city.. "detroit is obviously the center of the automotive universe." a universe that's expanding.. "therers sports cars here, there's midsize sedans, there are cool concepts." racy.. rugged.. most every make. and model - - no.. car models.. including self-driving.. electric.. and even "connected" cars.. "think about everything you love about your artphone..
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the vehicle, right in front of your eyes." eyes that will be wide open for the next couple of weeks.. with 40 or more reveals planned for the show.. including today's announcement of the car of the year.. the volvo xc-90 wasoted truck/utility vehicle of the year.. a year that for the auto industry is starting- out right where 20-15 left off some of that perhaps driven by a drop in prices at the pump.. "low gas prices have certainly helped the car industry over the past year, are growing.. jay gray - nbc news - detroit. for six years in a row, the industry has set a sales record - this past year at 17.5
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it's growth the car industry hasn't seen since the 1920s. a-t-and-t is trying unlimited data plans again, this time with a catch. under a plan that kicks off tomorrow, you can pay 100 bucks a month for unlimited data, talk and text on a single smartphone if you also have or signup for directv or a-t-and-t's home-tv service, u-verse. a second and third smartphone can be added, each for 40 dollars a month and a fourth at no extra cost after factoring in bill credits, meaning a family of four would pay $180 a month. many in the midlands are keeping hope alive of winning the billion dollar powerball. the jackpot has reached 1-point 4 billion dollars. the obama gas station on north main street in columbia continues to be a popular spot to buy tickets.
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store has sold several tickets. over the last few years the store has sold several winning tickets ranging from a few hundred dollars to two million. time now for an update on your weather. for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner. 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,
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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
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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. emergency responders are finding a valuable new way to get those cries for help... when those cries
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that helped one georgia woman come to the rescue have to be silend. that helped one georgia woman come to the rescue on new years eve, when she otherwise wouldn't have been able to. jon shirek explains. the woman, lisa collis, saw two small children alone here in a parked car. but because collis is deaf and because she was in alpharetta, she knew she could report what she saw. by texting 911. "our 911 dispatcher was able to text back with her." george gordon of the alpharetta department of public safety says it was the first time anyone had texted to 911 since the city started the service in late 2014. collis and i spoke via text and she told me "i pulled in next to the car. saw the children but there were no adults in sight. i waited ten minutes in my truck before i texted 911." here's what she texted alpharetta's 911 dispatcher "someone left two young kids in
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five, i think." collis gives police the location "and we were able to dispatch a police officer to the scene." collis tells me, "i have two of my own and i didn't think it was right to do that.. i was thrilled when the 911 operator answered my text." city policy does not permit 911 dispatchers to appear on camera. but the city is proud that it is one of the first agencies in georgia, one of only four, now. that provides 911 texting. collis says, "i would like to see more agencies making it available in all areas." georgia, one of only four, now. that provides 911 texting. collis says, "i would like to see more agencies making it while calling 911. "it could be domestic violence whatever it is, where you don't have to speak, you can text-in case, a 15 year old baby-sitter had left the ccldren in the car alone briefly, and police handled it without arresting her..
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it's an 11 day celebration of south carolina cuisine across the state. from fine dining to casual, more than 100 restaurants across the state 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
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"the relationships we build from the guests that don't normally 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 opportunity to get people that don't normally come to ruth's chris the opportunity to come in and try us." restaurant week wraps up on sunday. for a list of participating locations, head to wis tv dot com. 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 are trying to go through the immigration process so they can move to the u-s. let's get an update on your weather with ben. feeling brisk today. that's another way of saying it's going to be chilly! look for abundant carolina sunshine and a
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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. that's all for now. we'll see you again at 5. download the news 10 app for
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>> coming up on today's show: great contestants, great questions, and very possibly, a great big check. this is "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] hello, i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. you guys ready to play "who wants to be a millionaire"? [cheers and applause] all right, let's do this. it's a very special day for our first contestant, not just because she has a great shot at winning $1 million, but more importantly, it's her birthday. come on. [cheers and applause]
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