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thanks for a few lottery players are waking up a whole lot richer this morning. the massive one point five billion dollar powerball finally had its winning ticket sold last night. in fact, there were three different winning tickets. the tickets were sold in florida, tennessee, and at this seven eleven in chino hills, california...where excitement is sweeping through the town. "i'm out here cause it's exciting to know that somebody from our little city won, and it's so exciting. i'm excited for them and i don't even know who it is." there's no wororyet on who the lucky winners are or how many they will have to split the prize with. it's another cold, cold start to your morning. tim miller is in the first alert storm center with your wake up weather. this thursday starts clear and
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temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the outheast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with amount near .50 to 1". the system will be off to the northeast by friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60 watching the development of yet another gulf low developing sunday. the position and timing of this storm will alter the forecast however, as of this morning, my scattered showers. much colder early next week. a reminder this morning -- neighbors living on glengarry drive in richland county need to boil their water this morning. an advisory was issued last night after a water
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you should boil your water for a lifted. more breaking news we've been following overnight... suicide bombers attacked a starbucks cafe in downtown jakarta, indonesia today. jakarta police say six people, including one foreigner, were killed in the attacks, along with four attackers. amateur video shows explosions near a mall and local television reported there were three other explosions elsewhere. we'll have more on this breaking story ahead on sunrise at 5am. republican presidential candidates are gathering in the palmetto state ahead of tonight's debate in north charleston. this is the second debate hosted there by the fox business network. it will be at the north charleston coliseum and performing arts center. similar to previous debates, the 4 undercard candidates will be on stage first at 6pm. the 7 remaining candidates will participate in the prime-time debate at 9. wis will be bringing you live team coverage of the debate from north charleston throughout the day. our charles molineaux and will
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north charleston coliseum. republican candidates were criss-crossing the palmetto state yesterday to talk to voters ahead of charleston. more than 500 people connected to the gop committee are also expected to be in the lowcountry. republican presidential candidate marco rubio was in mount pleasant at the water dog grill. mike huckabee stopped by first baptist church of charleston for a a uckabee ddle." and republican john kasich held a meet and greet in charleston yesterday evening. governor nikki haley response to the president's state of the union speech is making waves on the campaign trail. in the response she criticized the presidents track record, but she also called out "angry voices" in her party. on the today show wednesday, she confirmed it was directed, in part, toward donald trump. last night, trump responded. "one of the commentators said to me, gov. haley said i'm an angry person. i said i am. i'm very angry because i hate what's happening to our country." trump was in pensacola , florida at a campaign
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and the democratic presidential canandates will be in columbia en masse next week. candidates hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be in the capital city for the naacp. the developer behind a big proposed project in west columbia is offering more particulars and may be winning some people over. last night, neighbors hosted the developer of the planned "brookland" project ahead of a crucial vote that could decide the project's future. chad mills has more. this meeting was all about answering questions and clearing up bad rumors about a potential mixed-use development in west columbia, just over the gervais street bridge, that would feature homes for sale and for rent, specialty stores, galleries, cafes and eateries, offices, and community spaces. but this meeting, with the
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developer, also helped win over some confidence from people like jeanne brutschy. "from what i've seen tonight, i think it's a beautiful plan, so i think they alleviated a lot of concerns by showing that this evening." last week, the project, known as brookland, heard comment-after- comment of criticism at a council meeting, and it was enough criticism to delay a final vote on rezoning this land for the potential development. as a result, this meeting and q-and-a session with the developer, estates & companies. "as we said, we are local. we live here. we want to do the right thing. we want to move over there as well." developer matt mundy addressed the concerns. he told the worried neighbors they won't build skyscrapers, unveiled sleek new renderings, addressed traffic flow, and talked about parking too. "parking is of upmost concern to us as well. if we don't park it right, people won't live there, people won't work there, people won't shop there."
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with 125- to-135 reserved for the public. while brutschy still has some concerns, she's feeling more comfortable now. "there's still going to have to be a lot of checks and balances before they can move forward, and i feel better knowing that." that was chad mills reporting. there will be a special- called council meeting tonight as well. the president of the greater cayce west columbia chamber of commerce says the chamber hasn't endorsed the proposed development yet, but it's leaning that way. state leaders are laying out a new spending plan to help south carolina schools. yesterday governor nikki haley and superintendent of education molly spearman spelled out the education plan for 2016. it includes money to give bus drivers raises and make the internet more accessible for kids at school and at home. and it makes struggling rural schools a priority. the governor proposed student debt forgiveness for new teachers who work 8 years in rural district.
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improvements to children's education, part of the improvement is where they spend most of their day, and that's in a school, and we want that school to be safe, and we want them to feel good about it, and we want them to feel worthy." haley also proposed a plan to let future governors appoint their education superintendents, instead of the superintendent being elected. if that plan is passed, the first appointment would happen in 2019. south carolina's top prosecutor is hoping for better rules to keep state lawmakers flying straight. the general assembly's second regular session started tuesdayayand attorney general alan wilson says there's still a lot to get done in terms of roads and education. but wilson hopes ethics reform will finally get over the hump at the state house. wilson says he's grateful for what lawmakers accomplished last year -- in the first half of the session. he says a reformed state grand jury process is allowing him to conduct better public corruption
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deputies are asking for your help to find two people in a kidnapping and armed robbery in richland county. investigators say the two of them forced a man walking down broad river road into a vehicle at gunpoint. they then drove to tyeu trail and bakersfield road, where they left the victim after they beat him and robbed him. the victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injures. anyone with information is asked to call crimestoppers at 1-888- crime-sc. after nearly a month, the town of north now has a new police chief. lin shrier's first day as police chief is next tuesday. he comes from the elloree police department where he was assistant chief for 10 years. the entire police force including former police chief mark fallaw resigned last month after stating several differences with mayor patty carson. no word yet on when or if any new police have been hired. a mother is outraged after she says a student showed her daughter inappropriate material in the classroom. the mother does not want to identify herself for fear of retaliation against her daughter.
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district should do more to shield students from inappropriate material online. "pictures of strippers, women twerking and things she called the 'birds and the bees.' this mother says her 9 9 year-old daughter has been traumatized by being forced to look at inappropriate pictures on a classmate's chromebook laptop while at school. "i don't blame the child because the child is a child but i do feel like that content should not be there. it should automatically be a block and nothing should be able the slip through the cracks. part of richland two's appropriate internet use policy lists prohibited material saying quote "although students will be under supervision while on the network, it is not possible to constantly monitor individual students and what they are accessing on the network. some students might encounter information that is not of educational value." the district says there is
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independent i.t. consultant jim salter says filters are not going to catch everything and could even limit good content. "don't put too much trust in the automated filtering. it's very, very difficult to just say 'i want to keep out all the bad stuff and let it in all the good stuff on the internet." meaghan: "do you think it's possible to block everything and anything that can possibly be construed as inappropriate?" mother: "maybe not. i'm not an it expert but the images that my daughter told me "it works a lot better to talk about policies and to tell somebody 'this is what you kids are curious but says this experience has changed her daughter. "it left my daughter conflicted where now she's praying, we're a really christian family, she's praying that these images get cleaned from her head. she shouldn't have to feel that pressure." "i want my daughter to know she can go to someone and that if she's ever subjected to anything that was meaghan norman
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the school district has responded only by referring wis news 10 back to the district's policy. the mother met with school officials and was sent an e-mail by the principal saying no nappropriate materiaiawas found the student's chromebook and they value protecting the safety of each student. the mother says her daughter will finish out the year at that school but next year, she will be enrolled in a private school. coming up...the tigers deliver a big win at home on the basketball court. plus... highlights from usc's trip to tuscaloosa... as the crimson tide put usc on upset alert. joe gorchow has this and more in your morning sports wrap. break 1 down go the champs.
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devils at home. the win marked clemson's second straight win over a ranked opponent since 1989. here's how the tigers delivered... === irmo native jordan roper big night as the clemson point man. his steal... leads to jaron blossomgame's nice cut to the tin. 5-0 tigers. === roper again shows great awareness... forces the turnover... in transition feeds donte grantham. free access to the rim. === clemson trails by two at the roper... the distributor... bounce pass to grantham. he gathers... then drops in the tre to tie it 50 with 8:16 to play. === moments later... roper with another dime... in the corner to blossomgage. he gives the tigers their first lead since the opening minutes of the game. === up one... under 20 seconds to go... the last of roper's nine to blossomgame...
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blue devils. clemson knocks of the duke blue devils... 68- 63. the tigers have now won four straight... as they improve to 11-6 on the season.... 4-1 in the acc. now on monday... alabama handed clemson football its first loss of the season... in the college football national title game. well undefeated usc... faced the crimson tide on the basketball court tonight. bama... trying to spoil another palmetto state team's perfect season. twice in one week... why you got to be so mean? === gamecocks take a punch to the face in the beginning... riley norris from three. count it. 10-2 crimson tide. === norris again... with too much space... makes usc pay. another triple. 19-4 bama. === carolina tries to chip away at the deficit. michael carrera attacks the paint... gets the roll. but bama up 35-22 at the half. === in the 2nd frame... retin o-ba-so-han rolls
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screen... with no resistance from usc. easy bucket. === norris... from way beyond... and he can't miss tonight... usc run out of the gym. carolina suffers its first loss of the season.... alabama 73- usc 50. gamecocks drops to 15-1 overall. tomorrow... usc faces the only sec team to beat them in the regegar season last year. carolina's on the road at kentucky for a top 10 showdown. gamecocks head coach dawn staley's only won once at lexington in seven trips. to avoid a ather loss in bluegrass country... she knows her squad must bring tons of
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this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of showers and rain, highs in the middle 50s. rain chance at 90%. rainfall
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the system will be off to the northeast by friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60 watching the development of yet another gulf low developing sunday. the position and timing of this storm will alter the forecast however, as of this morning, my thinking is it will remain a accordingly. the system moves out and skies will clear late sunday turning much colder early next week. break 2 storm will alter the forecast however, as of this morning, my thinking is it will remain a rain
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south to give us a few scattered showers. this will be watched and week.
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mononucleosis is oftentimes called the "kissing disease" because the virus is transmitted through saliva. brenda sonnier, a nurse
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says mono can also be spread through coughs, sneezez, or shshring utensils and dishes with an infected person. the symptoms are flu- like in the beginning. "it presents exactly like the most of the time it is diagnosed as the flu first." you might also notice swollen lymph nodes n your neck and armpits. sonnier says mononucleosis usually is not serious, but it can last for weeks - even months. "be aware of it, especially in the winter months it seems to be more prevalent. i see it a lot in my teenagers and young adults." a diagnosis comes through a blood test. treatment is only symptomatic. "there is no treatment. you have to rest, drink plenty of fluids, and just get back to your normal routine. it's a virus, it's going to have to run its course." the infection is only contagious in the early stages. "you're contagious the first two to four weeks, that's when you have to not kiss
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before anybody." the most common cause of mononucleosis is the epstein-barr virus, but other viruses can also be the culprit. that was britney glaser reporting. most people who have infectious get it only once. rarely, though, symptoms may reappear months or even years later. new government data shows american women are having babies at an older age. the average age of first- time moms rose from 24- point-nine in 2000 ... to 26-point-three in 2014. experts say the decrease in teen births had the largest impact on this change. asian americans had the highest average age for first births ... while american indians and alaska natives had the youngest. still to come this morning on sunrise... some green bay packers fans are seeing green in an unusual place...their dairy aisle. break 3 hi good morning, i'm jeff rossen, coming up this morning on today, an all-new
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safety alert. you can see this fire going on behind me. we're inside a lab just outside of chicago where we are burning an older style home and then we're going to burn a more modern home. experts say the older homes burn a lot slower, up to 5 times slower giving you morrtime to get out. back in the old days, you'd have about 17 minutes to get out of your house once that fire started. today it's about three minutes. why? it's all because of the way new, popular furniture is made. we have the side by side demonstration you need to see coming up this morning, right here on today. this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and the southeast..clouds increase highs in the middle 50s. low developing sunday. the position and timing of this the system moves out and skies taken on a new meaning for green bay packers fans fans are sipping pints of green
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kemps dairy plant in cedarburg, wisconsin started bottling green milk this week, to celebrate the team's post-season run. the packers power pint -- a limited edition green, vanilla flavored milk, hit store shelves wednesday. so far, it's been well received by fans. the time is now 4:-- thanks for starting your day with news ten sunrise.
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biggest powerball jackpot in world history. plus... a big night in south carolina as the republican presidential candidates head to north charleston for another night to debate the issues and secure the votes. plus... this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. it's thursday, january 14th. 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 five o'clock on this thursday, january 14th. we're waiting to find out who won the world's biggest jackpot. this seven-eleven store in chino hills, california reportedly sold one of the winning tickets. we know there are at least three powerball winners in three different
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a half b blion dollar prize. tracie potts is following the excitement from washington this morning. this was the scene outside... ...and inside the chino hills, california 7- eleven where one of at least three winning powerball tickets was sold. "i'm excited for them and i don't even know who it is." there are also winners in florida and tennessee. it's the biggest jackpot in the world - ever. so big that people in nevada drove across state lines and waited four hours to get tickets. kentucky gave out 1500 free tickets to celebrate. "it's going to be hard to get anybody interested in a $40 million jackpot again." players had big plans: "i'm going to buy an island." our financial expert says you may be better off not winning: "now you're gonna be forced to
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your financial future." for at least three people this morning, the future looks a billion times brighter. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. let's check in with tim miller who has a check of your first alert forecast this morning. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday
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30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers on sunday. indonesian president joko widodo has president has condemned an attack in his country's capital, jakarta, that left seven people including four attackers dead today . at least three explosions rocked downtown jakarta midmorning followed by more than two hours of gunbattles. no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks... but suspicion is likely to fall on islamic militant groups, which have carried out several attacks in the past across indonesia, the world's most populous muslim nation. it would be the first major attack in jakarta since the bombings of two hotels in 2009. an arrest has been made in a
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happened last friday, killing one columbia man. 23-year-old michael robinson has been charged with murder in the death of rodney francis. officers say robinson fired shots from his suv as francis was leaving club rue 77 on lady ststet. they say the shooting may have stemmed from a fight between two groups of people. robinson is currently at the alvin s. glenn detention center. prime property in columbia could get the final green light today for new development. plans for the old kline iron and steel company property will go before the city design commission today. a greenville developer wants to build about 300 housing units, retail stores, restaurants, and a parking garage in that area. another addition would be a traffic light connecting pedestrians and cars from lady street into the future site. the meeting is at 4pm today. happening tonight here in south carolina, the republican presidential candidates will talk up the issues and gaiaithe support of voters. 10 candidates will participate in the republican primary debate tonight at the north charleston coliseum.
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debate at 9 are donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, chris christie, jeb bush and john kasich. candidates in the undercard debate happening at 6 are carly fiorina, mike huckabee and rick santorum. rand paul did not t alify for the main debate, and he said earlier this week he would boycott the event altogether. the debate will be broadcast tonight on the fox business network. and of course, stay with us right here on wis throughout the day as we bring you the latest from the debate. will whitson and charles molineaux will be live in north charleston tonight. ahead of tonight's debate, former arkansas governor and republican candidate mike huckabee will stop in the midlands to speak to voters. this morning at 10:30, he'll be at the palmetto senior show. the event is at the goodman building at the south carolina state fairgrounds. also ahead of tonight's debate, former pennsylvania senator and candidate rick santorum will be at the citadel for a forum hosted by the conservative leadership project. general alan wilson at the event in charleston.
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democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is back in the midlands tonight. sanders will be at the vaughan fine arts center at south carolina state university. he's touring historically black colleges and universities. doors for the event are open at 6:30 and the event starts at 7. our billie jean shaw will be there live and will have more from the event at south carolina state. usc basketball has suffered it's first lost of the season. the men and women were a combined 30- and oh heading into wednesday night -- when the men took their perfect record on the road to play alabama. the gamecocks had a rough night -- falling behind early and trailing by 13 at the the crimson tide kept rolling in alabama wins 73 to 50, dropping the gamecocks to 15-and-1 overall. meanwhile -- the usc women will look to keep their perfect record i itact tonight. they'll also be on the road, playing the kentucky wildcats in lexington. this is a big game in the sec and in the national rankings, with usc ranked number 2 and kentucky ranked number 9.
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network. and -- a big win for the clemson men last night. the tigers knocked off the defending champion duke blue devils 68 to 63. they improve to 11-6 on the season.... 4-1 in the acc. and tim miller's getting your day started with your first alert forecast. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers on sunday. coming up on news 10 sunrise... we are following the latest developments on three americans killed on a volunteer mission
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in honduras. more from investigators as 12 other american victims are recovering this morning. in the alert center this morning: three american women on
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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help the poor are dead after a bus crash in honduras the victims were three columbia university students part of the "global brigades" mission group.. they were killed when their bus swerved of the road, falling about 80 feet and crashing into a gully. all were students -- but one of the women was a student and also a nurse practitioner at columbia university medical center. at least 12 other americans were
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a developing story out of north carolina... investigators are trying to figure out how the biological father of a missing girl died. investigators say billie goodman is the biological father of erica parsons. last thursday, police found goodman's body at a house in kannapolis. investigators say goodman had a number of health problems. his daughter -- erica -- vanished several years ago and hasn't been seen. erica's adoptive parents casey and sandy parsons, were convicted of defrauding the government by continuing to accept adoption assistance long after erica disappeared. her biological father was never considered a suspect in her disappearance. the trouble surrounding hoverboards continues. a hoverboard caught fire at a home in florida yesterday, filling the house with smoke. the hoverboard reportedly burst into flames inside the home. firefighters were able to put it out quickly, but there was heavy smoke damage. many universities and airlines have banned hoverboards across the u-s due to the fire hazard posed by the transportation
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thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers on
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who doesn't love free food??!! especially when it's free for an entire year! bet that woke you up this morning! columbia's newest chick-fil-a restaurant is gearing up to open it's doors this morning -- offering customers a deal they can't miss. our caroline patrickis joins us live from killian road in northeast richland county, with some very excited folks -- caroline? mary & sam... there are definitely some hungry folks out here who have braved the overnight freezing temperatures to be the first 100 customers through the door of the newest chick-fil-a. it'll be opening for the first time in less than an hour at 6am. the restaurant chain has been offering up the incentive for more than 12 years now at grand openings of their newest locations. if you can imagine, some customers have even been camped out as early as yesterday morning! the first 100 eligible customers in line when the doors open will be given a one year supply of free chick-fil-a meals -- which the chain says is more than $32 thousand in free
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the brand new restaurant will bring more than 85 jobs to the northeast richland county area. chick-fil-a is expanding throughout the midlands and the killian road store operator says this newest location will see a lot of business. "we are very excited to have one in this area because we have been waiting a long time and with the kroger coming up and have one in this area because we have been waiting a long time and with the kroger coming up and with this development, it's just really going to offer alot of things that we couldn't get on this side of town right now, so this is great to be a part of this." a lot more is going on here this morning -- including a children's book drive. those books will be donated to round top elementary school -- a part of chick-fil-a's dedication to enriching education. coming up in the next half hour - we will hear from some locals who say they've traveled the country attending more than 10 chick-fil-a grand openings. live in northeast richland county, i'm caroline patrickis, back to you in the
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next on news 10 sunrise... you might soon be able to have your burrito- and enjoy it too. officials from chipotle say the e. coli scare could soon be over. the latest developments as the company works to fight the crisis and bring customers back good morning to you, i'm peter alexander in south carolina with the bromance
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frontrunner donald trump and ted cruz. fireworks are expected on the debate stage behind us here in north charleston. the two men, the fight between them now suffocating the establishment candidates from the opportunity to share their story. they'll try to do that tonight. marco rubio confident that he'll perform well but chris christie has become increasingly aggressisi in his attacks, even referring
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ban muslims from entering the country as stupid law enforcement. we'll have the latest when we see you coming up on today. a woman in conway is sharing her story of what too much time in the sun can do to the body. susie faulk spent years tanning... without the use of any sunscreen... and that lead to her getting skin cancer. she waited too long to have a spot on her nose checked and that gave the basal cell carcinoma more time to invade her face. "my face is gone, my nose is gone. because that whole part was, like, gone. i was, something was wrong. i couldn't figure it out, but when i saw it, i think i went into shock then." it took multiple surgeries to redesign and reconstruct susie's face. you can hear from her plastic surgeon tonight on wis news at 5. wis news at 5.
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iranians for intruding in their waters have issued an apology. iran detained, then released the 10 sailors after their boats strayed onto iranian waters. a statement from iran's revolutionary guard says the entry into their waters was not done on purpose. u-s authorities confirmed the 10 sailors were unharmed. the u-s central command says it's investigating the incident. the first lawsuit against malaysia airlines for the disappearance of m-h 370 has been filed in the u-s. the flight from kuala lumpur to beijing, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared two years ago. most of the wreckage, aside from one piece of a wing, has not been found. the lawsuit was filed in federal court in washington by the sons of philip wood, who died in that crash. the attorney representing wood's sons said compensation offered on behalf of the airline was quote e ffensive." chipotle says its confident that its e-coli crisis is coming to an end. the ceo of the company says its executives met with officials from the centers
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control and prevention last week. he says the restaurant chain is hopeful teh cdc will soon declare the e- coli outbreak over. it began in october and infected dozens of people in nine u-s states. chipotle says it's taking additional measures to make surur its food is safe, including having more of its ingredients go through centralized kitchens. the ntsb has a new "most wanted" list for the new year. improvements members of the board say their list will save lives in the sky, on the roads and on the rails. for trains, the board wants to implement a system that can automatically stop a train when the system detects a possible crash. they'll try to monitor even train on every track across the country. other imporvements include in part, reducing fatigue among drivers, disconnecting from deadly distractions and expanding the use of data recorders. the oscar nominations will be announced this morning in hollywood. this is video from last year's nomination announcement. the announcements will be made by guillermo del toro, ang lee, john krasinski and academy president cheryl boone isaacs. the 88th academy awards ceremony
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broadcast live on february 28th. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next tomorrow night vince gill will headline a concert at the township and it's all in an effort to give kids with
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we're going to tell you how one business is helping you get your hands on tickets for free starting this morning. all the details you need to know...coming up in our next half hour. the time is now 5:--. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. good morning. thanks for waking up with
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i'm sam bleiweis. len kiese has the morning off. i'm mary king. it's 5:30, on this thursday, january 14th. your top stories this morning... we are waiting to find out who won the world's biggest jackpot. we know there are at least three powerball winners in california, tennessee and florida splitting the one and a half billion dollar prize. plus...
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charleston to debate the issues. 10 candidates including donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, chris christie, jeb bush and john kasich, carly fiorinin mike huckabee and rick santorum will participate in the republican primary debate tonight at the north charleston coliseum. our will whitson and charles molineaux will be live in north charleston in our evening newscasts. and tim miller's keeping an eye on your first alert forecast. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers on sunday. a reminder this morning -- neighbors living on glengarry drive in richland
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boil their water this morning. an advisory was issued last night after a water main break in that area. you should boil your water for a least one minute before drinking it or cooking with it. we'll keep you updated on when that advisory is lifted. in the alert center this morning: five people are dead after their vehicle drove off an overpass on an arizona highway. five victims were killed i n the fiery crash last night--including 2 adults and 3 children. officials say the vehicle went through a concrete barrier wall and through a chain linked fence before falling more than 30 feet to the interstate 10
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a portion of interstate 10 west was shut down as crews investigated the crash. deputies need help finding two people in a richland county kidnapping and armed robbery. investigators say the two forced a man walking down broad river road into a vehicle at gunpoint. they then drove to tyeu trail and bakersfield road, where they left the victim after they beat him and robbed him. the victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injures. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have information. we're following a developing case of apparent embezzlement by a saluda county town clerk sled reports that 63 year old ellen pamela long has been arrested. she used to be the town clerk in the town of ward. she's accused of stealing from the town, and from a community church. she's charged with embezzlement of public funds of more than ten thousand dollars and breach of public trust as well as forgery. all of the charges are felonies. if she's convicted, she could get up to 10 years in prison.
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after an arrest by richland county's sheriff himself. quavion bing is charged with burglary and larceny after deputies say he stole electronics from a chartwell road apartment. sheriff leon lott said he saw the suspect running away and started chasing him, apprehending him at hunters ridge apartments. investigators linked bing to another burglary from late last year. the developer behind a big proposed project in west columbia is offering more particulars and may be winning some people over. last night, neighbors hosted the developer of the planned "brookland" project ahead of a crucial vote that could decide the project's future. the meeting was all about answering questions and clearing up bad rumors about the potential mixed-use development, just over the gervais street bridge, that would feature homes for sale and for rent, specialty stores, galleries, cafes and eateries, offices, and community spaces. the developer told the worried neighbors they won't build skyscrapers, unveiled sleek new renderings, addressed traffic flow, and talked about parking too. "parking is of upmost concern to us as well. if we don't park it right,
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won't shop there." there will be a special- called council meeting tonight as well. the developer says he and his team will be available to answer questions from council during that meeting. by the way, gregg pinner, president of the greater cayce west columbia chamber of commerce, says the chamber hasn't endorsed the proposed development yet, but it's leaning that way. south carolina's top prosecutor is hoping for better rules to keep state lawmakers flying straight. attorney general alan wilson hopes ethics reform will finally get over the hump at the state house. wilson says he's grateful for what lawmakers accomplished last year -- in the first half of the session. he says a reformed state grand jury process is allowing him to conduct better public corruption investigations. state leaders are laying out a new spending plan to help south carolina schools. it includes money to give bus drivers raises and make the internet more accessible for kids at school and at home. governor nikki haley and state superintendent molly spearman are working to make struggling
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student debt forgiveness for new teachers who work 8 years in rural district. a mother is upset after she says her daughter was exposed to inappropriate material on a classmate's computer. her 9-year-old is in fourth grade in the richland two school district. the mom says another student showed her daughter graphic sexual images. she believes the school needs to have stronger internet filters. district officials say they do have filters but sometimes non- educational content can slip through. "these are 9-year-olds and 10-year-olds we're talking about. the risk factor for these children to come to school and possibly see something graphic or pornographic is not something i feel comfortable sending my daughter to school with that risk." "don't put too much trust in the automated filtering. it's very, very difficult to just say 'i want to keep out all the bad stuff and let it in all the good stuff on the internet." the mother met with school
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sent an e-mail by the principal saying no inappropriate material was found the student's chromebook and they value protecting the safety of each student. students and parents have to sign 'appropriate internet use' forms at the start of each school year. our latest community builder in partnership with mungo homes leads us to an actual homebuilder who put his business on hold after the floods to get help to those who needed it most. r.b. gallup is co-owner of gallup and lafitte design, rebuild and remodel. when the october flood hit, he spent two weeks volunteering at homes that were damaged around columbia. those who know him say he didn't think twice about getting business from the devastation, but instead used his resources to help people in the midlands rebuild. 20:39:52 he got out front, rounded up some supplies, he just provided the enthusiasm and leadership that we're so proud of 20:55:19 i was just one person and luckily we have a lot of great people we work with. it's very selfish honestly, my
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because it makes you feel so good. as a community builder, r.b. will receive a 1- thousand dollar donation to the charity of his choice from the michael j. mungo foundation. if you know someone like r.b. who is giving of their time, talents or resources to make a difference in the community, nominate them as a community builder at wistv.com slash builder. coming up on news 10 sunrise... one police chase ends in quite the theatrical fashion after one driver... ended up at a news station. we'll tell you about the outcome and show you more video from the dramatic pursuit. australia has denied a request from the united states for a greater
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commitment against isis militants in syria and iraq. australia has been a staunch ally of the u-s and the battle against isis militants. it has been one of the biggest contributors to the u-s-led bombing campaign against isis. but the australian defense minister said today that there were no plans to increase that commitment beyond current levels. meanwhile, russian state television reports that the syrian army has taken control of the strategic rebel-held
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army units backed by pro-government militiamen from the national defense forces reportedly retook the front-line town this week. the insurgents held the city for more than four years, turning it into a fortified locality. almost all the civilians have fled the town over those four years. thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase thursday night as lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. saturday is dry before the next system forms in the gulf and will bring us the possibility of few showers on
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a montana police chase ended in
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fashion... right outside of nbc affiliate k-e-c-i's doors. the entire incident was caught on tape. officials say the chase started just before five p-m mountain time yesterday, when a woman was seen driving recklessly. police say she took off when they tried to pull her over. keci security video caught the car stopping right next to the station. the driver bailed out of her car and tried to get into the building- putting them on lockdown. police arrived and the woman was eventually taken into custody. they say she was unarmed. u-s customs and border protection officers in texas caught over two- thousand
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appeared to be marijuana... hidden in a shipment of fresh carrots. when officers inspected the vehicle at the pharr- reynosa international bridge, they found packages of suspected narcotics hidden among the vegetables. the carrot-shaped packs of marijuana carry an estimated street value of 499 thousand dollars. homeland security agents are currently investigating the case. coming up on news 10 sunrise... looking for a way to keep up with your new year's resolutions... without hearing the word "diet?" the company lean cuisine may have a solution...and it has
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marco rubio. he ran for senatatsaying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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hazard. the recall involves about 276-thousand "swingasan" chairs and stands, sold at stores and pier 1 dot com from january 2010 through august of last year. the suspension hardware can break, or the stand can become unstable during use.
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reported, including 27 injuries. if you've got the chair- stop using it and contact pier 1 for a free repair kit. or, you can return the chair for a full refund. consumers wanting to focus on their best selves in the new year and not the latest weight loss fad may want to check this out. lean cuisine's new #weighthis diet filter for google chrome will block the word "diet" from blogs, online articles and social posts. it's a downloadable browser extension that searches and filters out that word and any derivative of it, like "diets" or "dieting," whenever they appear in a browser window. you can download the filter at lean cuisine dot com slash diet filter. in less than 30 minutes there will be a rush of customers at a brand new chick-fil-a location opening in northeast richland county. our caroline patrickis is live on killian road where people are lined up to be the
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win free food -- caroline? mary & sam - . some chick-fil-a lovers began camping out wednesday morning at 530. this newest location on killian road is in the heart of brand new development in northeast richland county. this newest chick-fil-a will provide more than 85 new jobs in the area. everytime chick-fil-a opens a new location, they offer the first 100 customers through it's doors, free food for an entire year. phillip fouou says he's been to more than 10 grand openings at chick- fil-a restaurants. he says while he loves free food, he also loves the experience. "i love the chick fil a grand opening, there have been several here in columbia and i'm
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part of this one here in this part of town here. they opened one up in five points and one in west columbia. i just enjoy coming to them, i think once you come to them you are hooked and just want to keep going to them. so when they are in your area in and your zip code, i just encourage you to come out because its a chick fil a experience that you will never forget." chick fil a has made changes to their grand openings over time. limiting them to customers who live within limiting them to customers who live within a 20 mile zip code radius. there were plenty of activites to entertain the early campers in line -- including free food and a dj. they'll be opening their doors in live in columbia, i'm caroline patrickis, back to
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tomorrow night vince gill will take the stage at the township auditorium in an effort to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer....and now you can go for free. it's all in support of the reece holbrook win anyway foundation. reece is the son of usc's head baseball coach chad holbrook who battled leukemia as a toddler. with just about 400 concert tickets left...the owner of marco's pizza has stepped to buy up most of those remaining tickets. they'll be giving them away in hopes of packing out the township and supporting local children fighting cancer and their families. 21:2939 i've been put in a position i've been blessed beyond measure, beyond what i deserve and as part of that i feel called strongly to give back.especially to causes as impactful as the win anyway foundation 21:31:00 we couldn't do it without the community
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at the generosity of so many people and then what joe's done to make sure the events a success is so appreciated.it's going to be a great night, we're going to make a difference.and we're going to keep giving kids a fighting chance so here's how it works....starting at 10 this morning the tickets will be available at marco's pizza and carolina mattress and furniture on knox abbott drive in cayce. each person who inquires about tickets will be given two to tomorrow night's concert each person who inquires about tickets will be given two to tomorrow night's concert as long as the tickets last. the concert starts friday at 7pm. we want to wish a very happy belated birthday to madalynn prevatte this morning!
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today! send your birthday club pictures to: birthdayboard@wistv.com and specify the date in
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thursday will be mostly sunny with highs near 60, clouds will be on the increase
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lows drop into the upper 30s/lower 40s. friday, low pressure will track across the south and deliver an 80% chance of showers. 1" rain totals are likely with friday's system. northeast richland county. caroline patrickis is live on killian road where people are lined up to be the first 100 through the door to win free food. the store is opening in just a few minutes and we'll have more next on sunrise.
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don't even know who it is." right now on news 10 sunrise -- finally, we have a winner for the biggest lottery jackpot in the history of the world. but that 1.6 billion dollar prize, will be split at least three ways. where the winning tickets were sold. plus... a big night in south carolina as the republican presidential candidates head to north charleston for another debate. a preview coming up later this morning. plus... this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. it's thursday, january 14th. 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 six o'clock. we don't know who -- but we do know there are at least three winners of last night's 1.6 billion dollar powerball drawing. unfortunately -- no jackpot
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we know one of the tickets was sold at this 7 eleven store in chino hills, california. the other tickets were sold in tennessee and florida. a huge crowd gathered at the california store last night to celebrate one of their own winning the price. "i am very happy and excited and very proud d sell that much money ticket, yes." you may be disappointed if you weren't the big winner, but you may still have won a smaller prize. won a smaller prize. check your ticket -- here are the winning numbers. 4-8-19-27-34, and powerball 10. let's get your 6am started with a check on your first alert forecast. here's tim miller. this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the
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as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of showers and rain, highs in the middle 50s. rain chance at 90%. rainfall amount near .50 to 1". the system will be off to the northeast by friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60 watching the development of yet another gulf low developing sunday. the position and timing of this storm will alter the forecast however, as of this morning, my thinking is it will remain a rain event for us and stay far enough south to give us a few scattered showers. this will be watched and tweaked accordingly. the system moves out and skies will clear late sunday turning much colder early next week. first alert traffic report new overnight in the alert center -- brazen attacks in
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left seven people dead. the attackers set off explosions at a starbucks cafe in a busy shopping area and waged gun battles with police. police say five attackers and two civilians were killed, while 10 people were injured. indonesia's national police spokesman says the attackers were copying the recent paris attacks and were probably connected to the islamic state group. new this morning -- columbia police say tty've made an arrest in connecting to a deadly shooting that happened last friday. 23-year-old michael robinson has been charged with murder in the death
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officers say robinson fired shots from his suv as francis was leaving club rue 77 on lady street. they say the shooting may have glenn detention center. some prime real estate in columbia could get the final green light for new development today. plans for the old kline iron and steel company property will go before the city design commission. a greenville developer wants to build about 300 housing units, retail stores, restaurants, and a parking garage in that area. another addition would be a traffic light connecting pedestrians and cars from lady street into the future site. the meeting is at 4 o'clock. the republican presidential candidates will descend on south carolina tonight looking to gain the support of voters. 10 candidates will participate in the republican primary debate at the north charleston coliseum. the top candidates in the main debate at 9 are donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, chris christie, jeb bush and john kasich. candidates in the undercard
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carly fiorina, mike huckabee and rick santorum. coming up in about 10 minutes we'll have a live report from north charleston previewing the debate. who doesn't love free food??!! especially when it's free for an entire year! bet that woke you up this morning! columbia's neweschick-fil-a restaurant has just open it's doors this morning -- offering customers a deal they can't miss. our caroline patrickis joins us live from killian road in northeast richland county, with some very excited folks -- caroline? mary & sam... there are definitely some hungry folks out here who have braved the overnight freezing temperatures to behe first 100 customers through the dodo of the the store just opened to hungry customers at the top of this hour. the restaurant chain has been offering up the incentive for more than 12 years now at grand openings of their newest
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if you can imagine, some customers have even been camped out as early as yesterday morning! the first 100 eligible customers in line when the doors open will be given a one year supply of free chick-fil-a meals -- which the chain says is more than $32 thousand in free food! the brand new restaurant will bring more than 85 jobs to the northeast richland county area. chick-fil-a is expanding throughout the midlands and the killian road store operator says this newest location will see a lot of business. with the kroger coming up and with this development, it's just really going to offer alot of things that we couldn't get on this side of town right now, so this is great to be a part of this." a lot more is going on here this morning -- including a children's book drive. those books will be donated to round top elementary school -- a part of chick-fil-a's dedication to enriching education.
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- we will hear from some locals who say they've traveled the country attending more than 10 chick-fil-a grand openings. live in northeast richland county, i'm caroline patrickis, back to you in the studio. usc basketball has suffered it's first lost of the season. the men and women were a combined 30- and oh heading into wednesday night -- the men and women were a combined 30- and oh heading into wednesday night -- when the men took their perfect record on the road to play alabama. the gamecocks had a rough night -- falling behind early and trailing by 13 at the half. the crimson tide kept rolling in the secondnd alabama wins 73 to 50, dropping the gamecocks to 15-and-1 overall. meanwhile -- the usc women will look to keep their perfect record in tact tonight. they'll also be on the road, playing the kentucky
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and in the national rankings, with usc ranked number 2 and kentucky ranked number 9. gametime is 7 o'clock on the sec network. and -- a big win for the clemson men last night. the tigers knocked off the defending champion duke blue devils 68 to 63. they improve to 11-6 on the season.... 4-1 in the acc. let's send things over to tim miller now for a check of your forecast. this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of
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the arrest of skiing champion picabo street. tonight.. seven republican presidential candidates will be in north
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o-p debate of the year. with election day getting closer, performances in tonight's debate could have a
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the race to the white house. raycom's aaron maybin joins us live at the north charleston coliseum where the debate is being held. we are less than ten months away from election day, and just a few weeks away from the coveted south carolina republican primary. so now, more than ever, gloves are expected to come off on the debate stage. seven candidates have been debate. donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, jeb bush, chris christie and john kasich all taking the stage and all ready to spar. the latest cnn poll among republican primary voters shows donald trump at 36 percent... that 17 points ahead of his nearest competitor ted cruz. all eyes expected to be on those two tonight... as for turnout inside the coliseum... they're expecting just over 4- thousand people. the chairman of the south carolina republican party
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thousand individual requests for just 200 public tickets. he tells me the remaining 4,000 tickets were distributed to republican party activists, leaders and elected officials. it's going to be a packed and energetic venue tonight. it will being on at 9 p.m. event as well. from north charleston, aaron maybin for the raycom news network. and of course, stay with us right here on wis throughout the day as we bring you the latest from the debate. will whitson and charles molineaux will be live in north charleston tonight. ahead of tonight's debate, former arkansas governor and republican candidate mike huckabee will stop in the midlands to speak to voters. this morning at 10:30, he'll be at the palmetto senior show. the event is at the goodman building at the south carolina state fairgrounds. also ahead of tonight's debate, former pennsylvania senator and candidate rick santorum
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forum hosted by the conservative leadership project. santorum will join attorney general alan wilson at the event in charleston. that's happening at 2. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is back in the midlands tonight. sanders will be at the vaughan fine arts center at south carolina state university. he's touring historically black colleges and universities. doors for the event are open at 6:30 and the event starts at 7. our billie jean shaw will be there live and will have more from the event at south carolina state. =no toss= this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of showers and rain, highs in the middle 50s. rain chance at 90%. rainfall amount near .50 to 1".
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northeast by friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60 watching the development of yet another gulf low developing sunday. the position and timing of this storm will alter the forecast however, as of this morning, my thinking is it will remain a rain event for us and stay far enough south to give us a few scattered showers. this will be watched and tweaked accordingly. the system moves out and skies will clear late sunday turning much colder early next week. today's picture the weather is from jaden johnson, wier elem send us your weather pictures to po box 367, columbia, sc 29202. send us your weather pictures to
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columbia, sc 29202. tim miller's keeping an eye on your morning drive with your first alert traffic. a developing story out of north carolina... investigators are trying to
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biological father of a missing girl died. investigators say billie goodman is the biological father of erica parsons. last thursday, police found goodman's body at a house in kannapolis. investigators say goodman had a number of health problems. his daughter -- erica -- vanished several years ago and hasn't been seen. erica's adoptive parents casey and sandy parsons, were convicted of defrauding the government by continuing to accept adoption assistance long after erica disappeared. her biological father was never considered a suspect in her disappearance. american olympic champion skier picabo street has been charged with assault and domestic violence after authorities say she pushed her father down the stairs. police say the incident took place at a utah home in december. according to documents released wednesday, street told police she locked her 76-year-old father in the basement after pushing him and then called authorities. police say street's three children witnessed the event. street's attorney says she denies any wrongdoing in what she considers
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chipotle says its confident that its e-coli crisis is coming to an end. the ceo of the company says its executives met with officials from the centers for disease control and prevention last week. he says the restaurant chain is hopeful teh cdc will soon declare the e- coli outbreak over. it began in october and infected dozens of people in nine u-s states. chipotle says it's taking additional measures to make sure its food is safe, including having more of its ingredients go through centralized kitchens. up next -- a look at your thursday headlines. thanks for starting your morning with news 10. this thursday starts clear and
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temperatures in the upper 20s things begin to change quickly rain chance at 90%. rainfall amount near .50 to 1". development of yet another gulf thinking is it will remain a rain event for us and stay far the system moves out and skies will clear late sunday turning much colder early next week. a look at your thursday headlines -- three americans have died in a bus crash in honduras. all three are women, including two students from new york city's barnard college who were on a mission trip. thirty other people were injured. video and photos from the scene show the bus off the road and resting on its side at the bottom of a hill. australia has denied a request
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military commitment against isis militants in syria and iraq. australia has been a staunch lly of the u-s in fighting isis, and one of the biggest contributors to the u- s-led bombing campaign. but australia's defense minister said today that there were no plans to increase that commitment beyond current levels. he did sau australia might contribute more humanitarian aid. today, legislators in maine plan to debate wheheer governor paul lepage should be impeached for allegedly abusing his power. a group of lawmakers wants to punish the republican governor for using influence to pressure a school operator into taking back a job offer from democratic house speaker mark eves. the impeachment order likely won't survive long, as it would eventually go to the republican- controlled senate. a bad start to 2016 for the stock market got even worse. stocks plunged wednesday, bringing the s&p 500 index down 10 percent from its november peak. the last time the market had a plunge that big, known as a "correction" on wall street, was last august. energy and consumer stocks bore the brunt of the selling. with crude oil trading near $30
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fear more oil and gas companies will go bankrupt. asian markets also opened lower this morning, a sign of world wide instability. tomorrow night vince gill will headline a concert at the township and it's all in an effort to give kids with cancer a fighting chance. we're going to tell you how one business is helping you get your hands on tickets for free starting this morning. all the details you need to know...coming up in our next half hour. the time is now 6:--. thanks for starting your day with news 10 sunrise. we are back with another half hour, in just a few minutes. thanks for waking up with
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eis. len kiese has the morning off. i'm mary king. it's 6:30. your top stories this morning... someone has finally hit the jackpot! there are at least three winners of last night's powerball drawing. the first winner we learned of was at a seven-eleven store in chino hills, california. another was in munford, tennessee. there was also a winner sold in florida. here are the winning numbers. 4-8-19-27-34, and powerball 10.
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and -- republican candidates head to north charleston for another debate the top polling candidates will take the stage at 9, while the undercard debate is scheduled for 6 o'clock.. our will whitson and charles molineaux will be live in north charleston in our evening newscasts bringing you our pre- debate coverage, and a wrap on the news at 11. and tim miller's keeping an eye on your first alert forecast. this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of showers and rain, highs in the middle 50s. rain chance at 90%. rainfall amount near .50 to 1". the system will be off to the northeast by friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60
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in the wis alert center...
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reporting an arrest in connection to the death of an american woman there. 35-year-old artist ashley olsen was living in florence when she was found strangled to death in her apartment. police have not named the suspect but say they were able to identify him frfr an image captured on closed-circuit surveillance footage. when olsen was killed is still a mystery. her pet dog was found in the apartment when olsen's body was discovered, saturday. he hadn't been taken for a walk in some time... suggesting olsen had been dead for hours. we'll keep you updated on when ththt suspect is named. a reminder this morning -- neighbors living on glengarry drive in richland county need to boil their water this morning. an advisory was issued last night after a water main break in that area. you should boil your water for a least one minute before drinking it or cooking with it.
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that advisory is lifted. deputies need help finding two people in a richland county kidnapping and armed robbery. investigators say the two forced a man walking down broad river road into a vehicle at gunpoint. they then drove to tyeu trail and bakersfield road, whee they left the victim after they beat him and robbed him. the victim was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injures. call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crime-sc if you have information. we're following a developing case of apparent embezzlement by a saluda county town clerk sled reports that 63 year old ellen pamela long has been arrested. she used to be the town clerk in the town of ward. she's accused of stealing from the town, and from a community church. she's charged with embezzlement of public funds of more than ten thousand dollars and breach of public trust as well as forgery. all of the charges are felonies. if she's convicted, she could get up to 10 years in prison. there's a brand new chick-fil-a that's just opened it's doors in
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the first 100 customers free food for an entire year! our caroline patrickis is live at the new killian road location where a huge crowd just came through those doors. sam - . some chick-fil-a lovers began camping out wednesday morning at 530. this newest location on killian road is in the heart of brand new development in northeast richland county. this newest chick-fil-a will provide more than 85 new jobs in the area. everytime chick-fil-a opens a new location, they offer the first 100 customers through it's doors, free food for an entire year. chick-fil-a is expanding throughout the midlands and the killian road store operator says this newest location will see a lot of business. it's no secret that many homebuilders have been
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and shortly after the flood...one builder put his
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it's no secret that many homebuilders have been busy since october's flood. and shortly after the flood...one builder put his business on hold to lend a hand to those who needed our latest community builder in partnership with mungo homes
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who put his business on hold after the floods to get help to those who needed it most. r.b. gallup is co-owner of gallup and lafitte design, rebuild and remodel. when the october flood hit, he spent two weeks volunteering at homes that were damaged around columbia. those who know him say he didn't think twice about getting business from the devastation, but instead used his resources to help people in the midlands rebuild. 20:39:52 he got out front, rounded up some supplies, he just provided the enthusiasm
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proud of 20:55:19 i was just one person and luckily we have a lot o ogreat people we work with. it's very selfish honestly, my motivation to do this stuff because it makes you feel so good. as a community builder, r.b. will receive a 1- thousand dollar donation to the charity of his choice from the michael j. mungo foundation. if you know someone like r.b. who is giving of their time, talents or r rources to make a difference in the community, nominate them as a community builder at wistv.com slash builder. this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of showers and rain, highs in the middle 50s. rain chance at 90%.
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the system will be off to the northeast by friday night. saturday, partly cloudy, breezy with highs near 60 watching the development of yet another gulf low developing sunday. the position and timing of this storm will alter the forecast however, as of this morning, my thinking is it will remain a rain event for us and stay far enough south the system moves out and skies will clear late sunday turning much colder early next week. the oscar nominations will be
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morning in hollywood. the announcements will be made by guillermo del toro, ang lee, john krasinski and academy president cheryl boone isaacs. the 88th academy awards ceremony will be broadcast live on february 28th. the today show will broadcast the nominations live at about 8:30 later this morning. tomorrow night vince gill will
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township auditorium in an effort to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer....and now you can go for free. it's all in support of the reece holbrook win anyway foundation. reece is the son of usc's head baseball coach chad holbrook who battled leukemia as a toddler. with just about 400 concert tickets left...the owner of marco's pizza has stepped to buy up most of those remaining tickets. they'll be giving them away in hopes of packing out the township and supporting local children fighting cancer and their families. 21:2939 i've been put in a position i've been blessed beyond measure, beyond what i deserve and as part of that i feel called strongly to give back.especially to causes as impactful as the win anyway foundation 21:31:00 we couldn't do it without the community folks like joe i'm just floored at the generosity of so many people and then what joe's done to make sure the events a success is so appreciated.it's
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going to make a difference.and we're going to keep giving kids a fighting chance so here's how it works....starting at 10 this morning the tickets will be available at marco's pizza and carolina mattress and furniture on knox abbott drive and carolina mattress and furniture on knox abbott drive in cayce. each person who inquires about tickets will be given two to tomorrow night's concert the developer behind a big proposed project in the developer behind a big proposed project in
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particulars abe winning some people over. last night, neighbors hosted the developer of the planned "brookland" project in a meeting intended to answer questions and clear up rumors. the potential mixed-use development, just over the gervais street bridge would feature homes, specialty stores, and places to eat. the developer says they're not building skyscrapers, and addressed traffic flow and parking. "parking is of upmost concern to us as well. if we don't park it right, people won't live there, people won't work there, people won't shop there." there will be a special- called council meeting tonight as well. the developer says he and his team will be available to answer questions from council during that meeting. by the way, gregg pinner, president of the greater cayce west columbia chamber of commerce, says the chamber hasn't endorsed the proposed development yet, but it's leaning that way. state leaders are laying out a new spending plan to help south carolina schools.
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drivers raises and make the internet more accessible for kids at school and at home. governor nikki haley and state superintendent molly spearman are working to make struggling rural schools a priority. ththgovernor in part proposed student debt forgiveness for new teachers who work 8 years in rural district. a mother is upset after she says her daughter was exposed to inappropriate material on a classmate's computer. her 9-year-old is in fourth grade in the richland two school district. the mom says another student showed her daughter graphic sexual images. she believes the school needs to have stronger internet filters. district officials say they do have filters but sometimes non- educational content can slip through. "these are 9-year-olds and 10-year-olds we're talking bout. tt risk factor for these children to come to school and possibly see something graphic or pornographic is not something i feel comfortable sending my daughter to schoolhwith that risk." "don't put too much trust in the automated filtering. it's very, very difficult to
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all the bad stuff and let it in all the good stuff on the internet." the mother met with school officials and was sent an e-mail by the principal saying no inappropriate material was found the student's chromebook and they value protecting the safety of each student. students and parents have to sign 'appropriate internet use' forms at the start of each school year. police have released documents on their investigation into the mass shooting at a lafayette movie theater last summer. the nearly 600 page report on suspected shooter john russell houser revealed his hatred of the united states government, news media and minorities. it also included his journal -- in which he praised charleston church shooter dylann n of. two women were killed and nine other people were wounded at the grand 16 theater last july when houser carried out his crimes. houser shot and killed himself inside the theater that night before police were able to arrest him. the michigan national guard has doubled down to help deal with the water crisis in flint.
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contaminated with lead after the city switched its water supply back in 2014 to save money. michigan governor rick snyder also faces calls for resignation due to many complaints in his handling of the crisis. environmentalists believe the salt corroded the lead pipes which supplied the city's water. the capture of ten american soldiers who drifted into iranian waters could have turned into a major crisis. instead, it ended with their release just 24 hours later. the incident was caused by malfunctioning navigation equipment. one of the sailors apologized for the mishap on iranian t-v. "it was a mistake, that was our fault and we apologize for our mistake... it was a misunderstanding, we didn't mean to go into iranian territorial water... the iranian behavior was fantastic while we were here, we thank you very much for your hospitality." some are attributing the peaceful release to recent improvements in us-iranian relations. a montana police chase ended in dramatic fashion... right outside of nbc affiliate k-e-c-i's doors. the entire incident was caught on tape.
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just before five p-m mountain time yesterday, when a woman was seen police say she took off when they tried to pull her over. keci security video caught the car stopping right next to the station. the driver bailed out of her car and tried to get into the building- putting them on lockdown. police arrived and the woman was eventually taken into custody. they say she was unarmed. the time is now . coming up, we'll have one final check of your traffic and weather. plus the headlines of the day. thanks for starting your day
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we've been following overnight breaking news of where those record winning jackpot powerball tickets were sold. this is a live look at the store in chino, hills california. we've just learned another ticket was sold in orlando. and another outside of memphis , tennessee. there's no word yet on who the
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or how many they will have to split the prize with. much more is ahead on the nbc today show. while now one in south carolina won the record setting powerball jackpot, the south carolina educatioiolottery says more than 360 thousand lesser-winning tickets were sold in our state. 16 people won prizes of $50 thousand dollars. more than one thousand people won $100 dollars. remaining ticket holders won prizes of $7 or $4 dollars. the locations where the south carolina tickets were sold are expected to be announced later this morning. republican candidates are heading to north charleston for another debate the top polling candidates will take the stage at 9, while the undercard debate is scheduled for 6 o'clock. our will whitson and charles molineaux will be live in north charleston in our evening newscasts bringing you our pre- debate coverage, and a wrap on the news at 11. suicide bombers attacked a starbucks cafe in downtown jakarta, indonesia today. jakarta police say seven people,
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foreigner, were killed in the attacks, along with four attackers. amateur video shows explosions near a mall and local television reported there were three other explosions elsewhere. the usc women will look to keep their perfect record in tact tonight. they'll be on the road, playing the kentucky wwdcats in lexington.. this is a big game in the sec and in the national rankings, with usc ranked number 2 and kentucky ranked number 9. gametime is 7 o'clock on the sec network. the usc men lost their first game of the season to alabama last night. this thursday starts clear and cold with temperatures in the upper 20s before sunrise. as the day moves forward simply wonderful, mostly sunny and warmer, highs in the lower 60s. things begin to change quickly as low pressure forms in the gulf of mexico and moves into the southeast..clouds increase tonight with rain developing by early friday morning. tomorrow looks cool and wet with periods of showers and rain, highs in the middle 50s. rain chance at 90%. rainfall
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